February 2018

Delta Cargo Launches GPS-Enable International Cargo Service

Delta Cargo is introducing Equation Critical, a new service for international shipments. This premium GPS-enabled service for the transportation of highly time-sensitive shipments that must travel on the next available flight, offers GPS tracking on deltacargo.com and moves with the highest priority across Delta's global network. Customers will know where their shipment is, anywhere in the world, read time. In distinctive pink packaging, Delta’s Critical service does not require pre-booking and can ... [+]

Emirates SkyCargo transports 1st space satellite manufactured in UAE

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has transported KhalifaSat- the first satellite developed and built by Emirati engineers in the UAE at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC). As the first step in its journey to space, KhalifaSat was flown from Dubai to Incheon International Airport in South Korea ... [+]

Pasha Hawaii Concludes Deployment of Horizon Spirit

Honolulu, HI-based Pasha Hawaii announced that the U.S. Jones Act vessel Horizon Spirit has returned to the U.S. West Coast after ably providing service in the Puerto Rico market to support extraordinary volumes of cargo for use in hurricane relief and rebuilding efforts. Since cargo volume can now be handled by the ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Included in the President’s Proposed FY 19 Budget

For the first time, the Port of Corpus Christi’s Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) was included in the FY 19 Presidential Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Coastal Navigation Construction that was released by the White House Monday. “This is a historic day for the Port and we are honored to have the CIP ... [+]

First-of-its-kind facility opens in JAXPORT’s FTZ

On February 12, JAXPORT partner North Florida Warehouse FTZ, a division of JZ Expedited Companies, celebrated the grand opening of Foreign Trade Zone No. 64’s first outdoor storage facility. The 3.7-acre facility is located minutes from JAXPORT’s North Jacksonville terminals and offers flexible short- and long-term outdoor storage options for a variety ... [+]

Arrival of largest vessel to ever call at Port of Philadelphia

The largest container vessel to ever call at The Port of Philadelphia has arrived on February 13 at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. The M/V MSC Shuba B arrived from the West Coast of South America with a cargo of predominately perishable fruit. The origin of most of the cargo ... [+]

Port of San Diego Celebrates

The Port of San Diego celebrated the start of a $24 million public works project that will modernize its Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal. On January 23, 2018, Chairman Rafael Castellanos was joined by U.S. Representative Scott Peters, City of San Diego Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer, City of San Diego Councilmember ... [+]

The Port of Virginia Opportunity Analysis

The Virginia Maritime Association hosted business and maritime industry leaders, local economic development and elected officials to unveil the “The Port of Virginia Opportunity Analysis”  and to discuss the economic future of the region at a membership breakfast  Tuesday, February 13th in Norfolk. “We are at a juncture. A competitive, parochial, self-serving approaches ... [+]

Carotrans Builds Out U.S.-Central American Network to Support Trade Growth in Region

Carotrans announced on February 12 the expansion of its Central American service network and alliance partnerships to meet market demand and strengthen its overall global network.  In Costa Rica and Guatemala, CaroTrans is aligning with Globelink Aeroceano, and in Panama, with Sicarga, both well-respected NVOCCs in the region and part ... [+]

CMA CGM to improve SAMWAF port coverage

CMA CGM is improving its port coverage of its SAMWAF service connecting Brazil and Plata area to West Africa and South Africa strategic markets. As from February 16th, 2018 with m/v GERHARD SCHULTE, the lead product SAMWAF service operated with 6 vessels up to 3,800 TEU will have the following features: SAMWAF will call ... [+]

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