January 2017

Bigger ships destined for Savannah

In the container sector, there’s a realignment going on in this industry as carriers merge to form massive alliances. With the advent of this unprecedented development also comes the arrival of bigger ships. Consequently, 13,000- to 14,000-TEU ships will be headed to the East Coast sometime in 2017. As the size of vessels and alliances grows, so does the need for larger terminals with significant assets to handle increased volumes. ... [+]

James Hogan to leave Etihad Aviation Group

Etihad Aviation Group Board of Directors today announced that James Hogan will step down as President and Chief Executive Officer of the company in the second half of 2017. The Board and Mr. Hogan first initiated the transition process last year with the formation in May of the Etihad Aviation ... [+]

Two Key Appointments for B&H Worldwide

B&H Worldwide, the leader in aerospace logistics, has made two key international appointments as it further expands its management team to cater for worldwide growth in customer services. In the USA, Blas Jimenez has been appointed National Operations Manager. Reporting to VP Americas, Reg Echeumuna, he is based in Miami, ... [+]

Werner Enterprises to Participate in the Stifel Transportation and Logistics Conference

Werner Enterprises, Inc., one of the nation's largest transportation and logistics companies, announced that Derek J. Leathers, President and Chief Executive Officer, and John J. Steele, Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the following transportation conference. Stifel Transportation and Logistics Conference: Tuesday, February 14, 2017, ... [+]

COSCO SHIPPING Lines Co., Ltd. unveils ‘Nine Service Standards’ globally

‘Customer-orientation’ is COSCO SHIPPING Lines Co., Ltd.’s permanent pursuit. Supported by over 200 international shipping lines, worldwide service network and extended service system, we will keep on providing optimized end-end transportation solutions for you. Since the foundation of the new company, through the collection of complaints and consultation as well ... [+]

COSCO Shipping Ports signs MOU with CMA Terminals

COSCO SHIPPING Ports signed a memorandum of understanding with CMA Terminals Holding in Shanghai on January 20, whereby agreeing to seek cooperation in ports worldwide and preference to ports that the Ocean Alliance calls. Meanwhile, both sides have also agreed to provide support in terms of business and service to ... [+]

Port of New Orleans Hosts Cuban Maritime Delegation

A seven-member delegation of trade ambassadors from Cuba met with Port officials and Louisiana trade representatives at the Port of New Orleans today, marking a return trip following a Louisiana delegation visit to Cuba in October. The delegation began the day by presenting an overview of the Cuban economy, trade activity, ... [+]

Top NVOCCs for 2016

Datamyne has released its popular 2016 NVOCC by Carrier Report, which features the top 20 NVOCCs by US imports for all of 2016, including a breakout of TEUs by top 3 carriers. The top 3 NVOCCs in 2016 are: Expeditors International, Blue Anchor Line and Christal Lines. [+]

CIFFA will partner with TIACA and Multimodal Americas at ACF in Toronto

The Canadian International Freight Forwarders’ Association (CIFFA) will partner with TIACA and Multimodal Americas at the Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Toronto in October 2018. The announcement comes as Vladimir Zubkov formally takes the helm as TIACA’s new Secretary General, replacing Doug Brittin, who retired at the end of ... [+]

GPA achieves record, double-digit growth in December

Georgia Ports Authority marked 12.3 percent container volume growth in December, moving 292,172 twenty-foot equivalent container units, an increase of 32,099 TEUs compared to December 2015, a record for the GPA. Roll-on/Roll-off cargo mirrored that growth, with a 12.3 percent increase (7,000 units) in passenger vehicles and heavy equipment ... [+]

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