December 2018

CN achieves PTC milestones 2018 year-end deadline

CN reports that it has met all Dec. 31, 2018 milestones in its positive train control (PTC) implementation plan and applied on November 7 for a two-year extension to complete deployment and interoperability. Mandated by the U.S. Congress to be installed on certain mainline tracks, PTC is a system designed to prevent train-to-train collisions, derailments caused by excessive speed, and certain unauthorized train movements on a given track segment. By the ... [+]

Port of Virginia Marks Decade of Success for the Richmond Barge Service

A decade ago, ideas, opportunity and timing converged to make a weekly container-onbarge service that connects The Port of Virginia’s® cargo terminals in the Norfolk Harbor to the marine terminal in Richmond a reality. Over the 12 months of 2008, a total of 149 containers were loaded onto a barge -- ... [+]

Turkish Cargo hosts Pharma Event

Turkish Cargo organized a special event titled 'Turkish Cargo & IATA CEIV Pharma Workshop’ for the leading pharmaceutical companies, officials from IATA, agents and business partners. During the event attended by Cem Kolak, Managing Director of BL - Biopharma, Cem Selcuk, Office Manager at World Courier, Emre Gollu, Supply Chain Manager ... [+]

Werner Sponsors Marine Bowl

Werner Enterprises is proud to be a sponsor of the 11th annual Military Bowl at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Monday, Dec. 31. Werner’s Operation Freedom 13 driver, Quinton Ward, will be recognized with a special on-field ceremony celebrating his designation as the 2018 Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award ... [+]

Cargo volume continued to rise at the Port of Long Beach in November

The Port handled 621,835 TEUs of container cargo during the month, a 1.5% increase compared to November 2017. Last month’s performance pushed 2018’s total TEU count to 7,349,377, making it virtually certain the Port will eclipse its record of 7,544,507 TEUs set last year. For the year to date, volumes ... [+]

Last ‘saltie’ departs Port of Duluth-Superior mid-December

There was a flurry of grain-loading activity in the Twin Ports during the past several weeks as 17 oceangoing vessels (‘salties’) arrived to load cargoes ahead of winter closure of the St. Lawrence Seaway at the end of December. The Federal Rhine will be the last saltie to leave the Port ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo further expands digital offering

Lufthansa Cargo is the world’s first cargo airline to make an application available for digital creation of the transport documents required for dangerous goods. The new offering will strongly support shippers and can be used in equal measure for shipments sent via air, road and sea. The developers, using ... [+]

MTC Logistics Announces Appointment

Andrew B. Janson, Chief Operating Officer of MTC Logistics, announced the appointment of Christopher (Chris) Austin to the position of General Manager, Port of Mobile Operations. “Chris has a strong background managing high-volume, port centric temperature controlled distribution centers and we are excited to have him as General Manager of our ... [+]

Port of Brownsville FTX ranks 2nd in value of exports

For the third straight year, Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) at the Port of Brownsville ranks second in the nation for the value of exports, according to the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board's annual report to Congress released Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. The port's FTZ reported more than $3.5 billion ... [+]

Port of Oakland shatters 11-year-old record for November imports

The Port of Oakland had its busiest November ever for imports in 2018, shattering an 11-year-old record. The Port said today that it handled the equivalent of 83,364 loaded 20-foot import containers last month. That beat the old November record of 76,902 containers set in 2007. November imports were up ... [+]

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