April 2019

Port of New Orleans receives National Planning Award

The Port of New Orleans’ (Port NOLA) Strategic Master Plan, Port NOLA Forward, will earn the Port a Silver 2019 National Planning Achievement Award for Economic Development Planning from the American Planning Association (APA) for identifying and seizing upon economic growth opportunities. “Being recognized by a distinguished planning body like the American Planning Association is an honor and validation that we as an agency are on the right course,” said Brandy ... [+]

Port Manatee shatters first-half cargo records

Port Manatee has enjoyed the busiest first fiscal half in its nearly 50-year history, shattering several key cargo records for the six-month period ended March 31. The Central-Southwest Florida Gulf Coast port has achieved new first-half highs for total tonnage throughput and containerized and bulk cargo activity, according to figures released ... [+]

Freight throughput in Port of Rotterdam grows by 5.1% in Q1 2019

In the first quarter of 2019, 5.1% more freight passed through the Port of Rotterdam than in the same period last year. In total, 123.9 million tonnes were handled compared with 117.8 million tonnes in the same period in 2018. The increase mainly concerned the throughput of containers (+7.3% in ... [+]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo reports ‘outstanding year’ in 2018

Virgin Atlantic Cargo achieved its strongest revenue performance in the last five years in 2018, as revenue grew 13% year-on-year to £222 million. The achievement was supported by a 6% annual growth in volume to more than 244,000 tonnes, the airline’s best result since 2010. The year saw a succession of best-ever ... [+]

AirBridgeCargo Airlines inks a leasing agreement with Sonoco

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) and Sonoco ThermoSafe, a leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging, have signed the leasing agreement for the PharmaPort® 360 temperature-controlled container. The announcement came during LogiPharma, Europe in Montreux, Switzerland, with positive feedback from more than 950+ pharma supply chain leaders from various sectors - logistics, distribution, ... [+]

Long Beach Dockworkers move 1.8 million TEUs in three months

Despite lingering trade uncertainty, the Port of Long Beach had the second-busiest first quarter in its history, moving more than 1.8 million TEUs January through March. That figure trails only the first quarter of 2018, a year when the Port set an annual record for container movement at 8.1 million TEUs. ... [+]

GT USA Wilmington confirms new partnership

GT USA Wilmington, the US arm of Gulftainer, the world’s largest, privately owned, independent ports and logistics company, has welcomed the commencement of a new partnership with Chiquita Fresh North America, which will see the continued presence of the company at the Port of Wilmington through the next decade. The relationship ... [+]

SEKO Logistics’ Omni-channel solution

Signing up to a customized Omni-channel logistics solution from SEKO Logistics has led to record sales of Canyon Bicycles in the United States with direct-to-consumer deliveries of its award-winning, German-engineered road, mountain, triathlon, and commuter bikes now available to all 50 states. Unlike competitors, Canyon Bicycles are exclusively sold online – ... [+]

SkyTeam Cargo Announces New Member Saudia Cargo to Join Alliance as 12th Partner

SkyTeam Cargo, the world’s only cargo alliance, has announced today that Saudia Airlines Cargo Company will become its 12th member effective 15 April 2019. This development will see SkyTeam Cargo significantly increase its footprint across the Middle East. Saudia Cargo and its customers will now benefit from an extended global network ... [+]

Turkish Cargo continued growth in shrinking air cargo market

Turkish Airlines’ successful air cargo brand, Turkish Cargo managed to increase its cargo tonnage by 9.6% in February despite the shrinking in the global air cargo sector. The air freight company steadily continues towards its goal of becoming one of the top five of the world’s air cargo brands. [+]

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