January 2019

Ports Association Announces The State of Freight IV Report

In the latest report in its “The State of Freight” infrastructure series, U.S. member ports of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) – the unified and recognized voice of America’s seaports – identified nearly $4 billion in crucial port and supply chain security needs over the next 10 years. That funding level is what’s needed to maintain and upgrade America’s port facilities and ensure they are properly equipped to ... [+]

Antonov Airlines transports mining equipment to Gabon for Bolloré Logistics

ANTONOV Airlines has completed a project transporting mining equipment from East Midlands Airport (EMA) in the UK to Franceville Airport (MVB) in Gabon in just nine days, facilitated by in-house ANTONOV Airlines loading technology. In order to guarantee precision and efficiency, ground staff at EMA used ANTONOV Airline’s purpose-built ramp positioned ... [+]

CN recognized for leadership on climate change action for 10th straight year

CN has been highlighted as a global leader on corporate climate action by the CDP, achieving a place on the CDP Climate Change A list. The Climate A List has been produced at the request of 650 investors with assets of over US$87 trillion and/or 115 major purchasing organizations with $3.3 ... [+]

For 3rd Consecutive year, Port of Los Angeles Break All-Time Cargo Record

The Port of Los Angeles moved more cargo in 2018 than any time in its 111-year history, racking up 9,458,749 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs), 1.2 percent more than 2017’s record-breaking year. It is the third consecutive year of record volumes for the nation’s #1 gateway for containerized trade and the ... [+]

Port of Oakland says goal unchanged though trade outlook hazy

A Port of Oakland official recently reported that his organization wants growth in 2019 so customers and communities can benefit. Maritime Director John Driscoll acknowledged, however, that it’s too soon to know how freight markets will respond. “The container shipping sector starts the year with uncertainty due to global trade conflicts,” ... [+]

Savannah’s TEU count grows

The Port of Savannah moved 4.35 million TEUs in Calendar Year 2018, its highest annual volume ever, and a 7.5% increase over 2017, according to a report from Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch to the GPA Board. "The level of business Georgia has captured is a testament to the ... [+]

AACargo to offer new service between DFW and DUB

Starting this summer, American Airlines will offer a new nonstop flight from Dublin (DUB) to Dallas Fort Worth (DFW), directly connecting the two for the first time in the airline’s history. The seasonal flight will operate June 7, 2019, through September 28, 2019, and will be flown on the cargo-friendly, ... [+]

Ocean Alliance is extended until 2027

The CMA CGM Group, a worldwide leading shipping group, is pleased to announce that Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the CMA CGM Group, signed the extension of the Ocean Alliance cooperation until 2027. The signing ceremony took place in Hainan, China, with the executives of COSCO SHIPPING, ... [+]

Descartes to acquire visual compliance business

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the businesses run by the Management Systems Resources Inc. group of companies operating under the names “Visual Compliance,” “eCustoms” and “MSR” (collectively, “Visual Compliance”). Visual Compliance provides software solutions ... [+]

DXB retains title as #1 international airport

Dubai International (DXB) retained its position as the world’s busiest airport for international customer numbers for the fifth consecutive year with annual traffic for 2018 surpassing 89.1 million. CEO Pual Griffiths summarizes the airport’s success in his video message: CEO Paul Griffiths’ annual video message. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-u4UbMEiVw&feature=youtu.be[/embed] [+]

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