January 2016

Copenhagen Airport is Tops

Air Travel Intelligence Company OAG´s report, Punctuality League 2015 ranked Copenhagen Airport (CPH), Denmark as the most punctual airport among the 20 best medium airports in the world.  In the same report, the city ranked Copenhagen as the most punctual city worldwide.  That pushed Copenhagen to the top of OAG’s ‘Top Global Meetings and Convention Cities’ category, ahead of Berlin and Vienna, who came in 2nd and 3rd on the ... [+]

Kudos EIA! First LEED® Gold Certification for an Airport Terminal in Canada

Edmonton International Airport (EIA) in Alberta, Canada, has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold certification for the South Terminal Domestic/International/Transborder Expansion and LEED® Gold certification for the new Central Tower. LEED® is a certification achieved through independent review of design, construction, operation and maintenance practices, which ... [+]

MOL (America) Inc. Names Ronnie Armstrong as Vice President, Area Operations

MOL (America) Inc. recently welcomed Ronnie Armstrong to the position of vice president, area operations. He leads MOL (America) Inc.’s vessel and equipment management, intermodal services, contract management, and cost control and planning groups for the United States and Canada and has functional accountability for operations in Mexico and the ... [+]

New Multi-Purpose Carrier Service for Port of Charleston

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) recently added a new regular shipping service, Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC), to its vessel calls at the Port of Charleston’s Columbus Street Terminal. The first ARRC vessel arrived on January 8, handling approximately 6,000 tons of import cargo. ARRC specializes in handling freight for multiple business ... [+]

New Orleans Cold Storage Expansion Grows Charleston’s Cold Storage Capacity

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) officials recently celebrated the newly-expanded New Orleans Cold Storage (NOCS) facility in North Charleston, an important addition to SCPA's ability to serve the growing refrigerated cargo market. Driven by SCPA's 38% growth of refrigerated cargo since 2011, Charleston has attracted significant investments in cold storage over ... [+]

Port of New Orleans Awarded Clean TRIP Grant

Local short-haul truck owners operating within the Port of New Orleans will soon be eligible to apply for financial incentives to replace older model year trucks with 2011 or newer models. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans a $727,000 ... [+]

SEKO Logistics Launches New Aerospace & Aviation Industry Vertical

SEKO Logistics has created a new Aerospace & Aviation industry vertical with global centers of excellence and core competencies to deliver value-added services and technology solutions for customers, and opportunities to drive cost out of their supply chains. The new SEKO Aerospace & Aviation sector is headed by Bryan Lowrie, managing ... [+]

Symetrica’s Advanced Radiation Detection Technology Secures Contract with US DHS

Symetrica has announced that its patented radiation detection and identification technology will be deployed in the latest Handheld Radioisotope Identification Devices (RIIDs) that Smiths Detection Inc. has agreed to supply to the United States as part of a contract with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Symetrica's Discovery Technology is at ... [+]

Evergreen Founder and Group Chairman Dr. Y. F. Chang Passes Away

Evergreen Group founder and Group Chairman Dr. Yung-Fa Chang passed away at the age of 90 in Taipei on January 20, 2016. Dr. Chang was born in 1927. He founded Evergreen Marine Corporation in 1968 with just one secondhand general cargo vessel. By 1985, the company had become the world's ... [+]

GPA Container Moves Grow 11.7% in CY2015; TEUs at All-Time High

The Georgia Ports Authority achieved record container volumes in 2015, Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported to the GPA board on January 25. Over the last calendar year, the Port of Savannah moved an all-time high 3.73 million twenty-foot equivalent container units, an increase of 391,356 TEUs, or 11.7 percent compared to ... [+]

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