September 2016

Port of Oakland’s largest terminal says night gates here to stay

The three month trial is over and night gates are here to stay at the Port of Oakland’s busiest marine terminal. Port of Oakland officials say that Oakland International Container Terminal will make evening operations permanent following a successful three-month trial. The decision makes Oakland one of the few U.S. ports open late for container pick-up or delivery. The Port said night gates will continue to take pressure off busier ... [+]

Troy Container Line Announces new direct Hamburg to Chicago

Troy Container Line, one of the world’s largest American-owned NVOCCs, recently announced a new direct import service which provides accelerated transits between Hamburg to Chicago. Building upon a strong foundation in the Midwest marketplace, this new service gives customers a fast, reliable, direct route to Chicagoland in addition to destinations ... [+]

Emirates operates first and largest GDP certified multi-airport hub in the world

Emirates SkyPharma, Emirates SkyCargo’s new purpose-built facility dedicated exclusively to the timely and secure transport of temperature sensitive pharmaceutical shipments at Dubai International Airport (DXB) was officially inaugurated today by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group. His Excellency Abdul Rahman ... [+]

GPA achieves record August

Executives at the Georgia Ports Authority Lynch report that GPA achieved an August record of 330,846 TEU, a robust increase of 5% compared to August 2015. "August container unit volumes were the third highest in the Authority's history, behind April and May 2015 at the height of diverted cargo from the ... [+]

SC Ports Authority Posts Record August Container Volume

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) reports its strongest August container volumes on record. SCPA handled 180,153 TEUs in August, a year-over-year increase of 5.6%. Previously, SCPA's strongest August on record was 170,528 TEUs handled in 2015. With 357,420 TEUs moved during the first two months of the 2017 fiscal year, the ... [+]

Seattle becomes ABC’s 6th North American Gateway

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter services from Moscow to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, its sixth online gateway in North America. Seattle is not only one of the biggest cities in the Pacific Northwest region but also a major gateway for trade with Asia. The new flight from Seattle ... [+]

Thorco and United Heavy Lift Join Forces

As of Sept. 19, 2016, Thorco and United Heavy Lift have joined forces and created THORCO PROJECTS. By combining the two companies’ fleets, expertise and know-how, they aim for THORCO PROJECTS to become a major player within the project and heavy lift market, offering clients a full range of services, ... [+]

U.S. Senate WRDA Passage Moves Charleston Harbor Deepening Project Closer

The U.S. Senate has passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, a significant milestone that moves the 52-foot Charleston Harbor Deepening Project to the U.S. House of Representatives for final authorization to begin construction. "WRDA is critical legislation for port and port-related infrastructure modernization projects across the country, and ... [+]

Agreement brings NE China hub plan a step closer

Liaoning Airport Management Group Co., Ltd – the owner of Shenyang Taoxian International Airport in north-east China – has entered into a Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement with HACTL Development Holdings Ltd (HDHL - the business development arm of Hactl Group) as a first step in developing the airport as a ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo awarded CEIV certification for pharmaceuticals transport

Lufthansa Cargo has been awarded the CEIV seal by airline association IATA. Over recent months, as part of a complex procedure, independent specialists have reviewed the airline's processes when transporting pharmaceuticals using the Cool/td Active and Cool/td Passive products and have assessed Lufthansa Cargo as exhibiting superior reliability and expertise. ... [+]

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