April 2017

Port of Everett Starts Construction on New Rail Line

Granite Construction started construction this month on a new 3,300 lineal foot double rail siding near the South Terminal to support international cargo movement at the Port of Everett. In February, the Port Commission awarded a $3.4 million contract to the Everatee0based contractor to complete the second phase of the Port’s terminal rail enhancements to improve regional rail freight mobility and increase capacity of rail freight at the Port of Everett ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles Reports Overall Gains of 10% in 1st Quarter

March cargo volumes jumped 29% at the Port of Los Angeles compared to the previous year.  The robust numbers came through a combination of strong export volumes (up 20%), a post Lunar New Year surge of cargo from Asia, and U.S. retailers shipping merchandise ahead of the new vessel alliance ... [+]

Samskip Logistics adds to reefer portfolio through Rimar acquisition

Rimar Consultants is responsible for container business equivalent to between 10,000-12,000TEU per year, and has developed a loyal customer base over a 35-year company history, largely focused on US seafood and meat exports. Subject to agreement with current owner Richie Maddalena, the acquisition is expected to bring three experienced Rimar ... [+]

THE Alliance Calls Port of Philadelphia

THE Alliance made its first call to the Port of Philadelphia’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal (PAMT) the morning of April 19 as part of its Northern European, AL1 (Atlantic Loop) service. THE Alliance, short for Transport High-Efficiency Alliance, is one of three major shipping alliances. The shipping lines that make up ... [+]

THE Alliance Launches Northern Europe Service Call to Port of Mobile

Alabama State Port Authority and APM Terminals jointly announce THE Alliance will launch in May of 2017, its AL 4 service network between the Port of Mobile and ports in Northern Europe.  THE Alliance, a vessel sharing agreement between five container ocean carriers - Hapag-Lloyd of Germany; Yang Ming of ... [+]

AirBridgeCargo Names Vince Ryan as VP, North and South America

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has promoted Vince Ryan to the post of Vice President, North and South America. Based in New York, he will continue the development of ABC's growing business and network in the Americas, which already includes Boeing 747 freighter services connecting Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles and Seattle ... [+]

John Eastland Joins SEKO Logistics as President of Aerospace & Aviation Division

SEKO Logistics has named John Eastland as President of its Aerospace & Aviation industry vertical, based in Washington DC. He was formerly Vice President, Domestic Product at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, and earlier in his career held senior management positions at PGL, Estes Forwarding Worldwide and Allstates WorldCargo in the United ... [+]

North American launch for leading European emergency logistics specialist

Europe-based emergency logistics specialist Evolution Time Critical has announced the opening of a new office in Atlanta, GA. The automotive expert is establishing the new control centre as a response to increasing industry demand for its services, especially in regions where premium freight expertise can provide a robust solution to ... [+]

Port of Virginia Prepares for Arrival of 13,000-TEU COSCO Development

The Port of Virginia will be welcoming the COSCO Development, the biggest container vessel to ever call the U.S. East Coast on May 8. The arrival of this vessel herald’s the start of the “big ship era” for the Virginia as others like it will be making regular visits to the ... [+]

Promethean Labs joins Alberta Aerospace and Technology Centre at EIA

Promethean Labs has moved in to the main terminal building at Edmonton International Airport (EIA) as part of the Alberta Aerospace and Technology Centre (AATC). Promethean Labs will help provide Alberta with a "smart economy" by supporting the forestry, mining and agriculture industries as well as measuring greenhouse gas emissions, ... [+]

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