January 2019

AIR AMS Section 321 De Minimis IT Solution

Intellect Technologies, a leading U.S. Customs authorized service and global logistics technology solutions provider, has announced their latest innovation for their eCustoms platform. This state-of-the-art ACE/ABI compliant software solution introduces an eCommerce Section 321 DeMinimis Solution. What is Section 321? March 2016, US. Customs (CBP) published an interim final rule to change the duty-free value and taxes due of products imported into the U.S. from $200 to $800, known as DeMinimis Section ... [+]

CMA CGM Group supports the development of Agricool

The CMA CGM Group has decided to support the financial and industrial development of Agricool, a young and innovative company specializing in urban agriculture, in order to enable it to launch its industrialization phase. Founded in 2015 in Paris, Agricool aims to create urban farms in recycled containers. With its innovative ... [+]

Hactl competition focuses on safety again

Hactl’s renowned International Forklift and Pallet Building Competition has once again taken place at the company’s massive SuperTeminal 1 facility in Hong Kong. It was the twelfth year of the contest, which is a key element of Hactl’s ongoing Safety at Work program. Nine teams took part in this year’s competition: ... [+]

Port of Hong Kong forms Seaport Alliance

Hong Kong International Terminals Limited (HIT), Modern Terminals Limited, COSCO-HIT Terminals and Asia Container Terminals Limited recently announced the formation of the Hong Kong Seaport Alliance, a joint operating agreement designed to deliver more efficient service offerings to carriers that call on Hong Kong while enhancing the overall competitiveness of ... [+]

Port of Oakland cargo volume hit all-time high in 2018

Port of Oakland container volume reached an all-time high in 2018, according to recently released port data. The Port said it handled the equivalent of 2.55 million 20-foot containers last year. That was up 5.2% from 2017 volume. It was the second straight year of record volume in Oakland, the ... [+]

ABC sees volumes exceed 700,000 tonnes in 2018

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) saw its volumes of special commodities increase by over 25% in 2018, demonstrating its capability to cater to the needs of customers worldwide and guarantee the highest levels of service quality. Alignment of internal processes, the introduction of digital solutions to enhance customer experience, partnerships with reliable companies, ... [+]

Captain Jeff Dixon takes over as President of TOTE Services

Captain Jeff Dixon has assumed the role of President of TOTE Services following the retirement of Rear Admiral Phil Greene Jr. Dixon joined TOTE Services in May 2017 and has served as the Vice President of Marine Operations – Government and Commercial since starting with the company. Prior to his time with ... [+]

Emirates SkyCargo announces freighter services to Bogota

Emirates SkyCargo has announced that it will be opening a new trade lane to South America with the start of freighter services to Bogota, Colombia. The Colombian capital will be served by a once weekly freighter service starting 16 January 2019. Emirates SkyCargo will be operating its Boeing 777 freighter aircraft ... [+]

Port of Virginia Sets New Annual Volume Record in 2018 Having Handled 2.85 Million TEUs

The Port of Virginia® set a new annual record for container cargo volume having handled more than 2.85 million TEUs in calendar year 2018, a slight percent increase over last year’s total. In 2018, the port’s TEU volumes were up .5% over the prior year. The port saw increases in volume ... [+]

Turkish Cargo builds trust in ‘Live Animal’ transportation operations.

Turkish Cargo has become a member to the Animal Transportation Association, one of the international organizations which aims to transport live animals at secure and ideal conditions. Including many various members such as airlines, freight forwarders, marine companies, public institutions, universities, research agencies, animal breeders and veterinarians, the organization supports regulations ... [+]

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