May 2019

APL Adds Honolulu to Eagle Express X Service

APL, part of the CMA CGM Group, announces the addition of Honolulu as a port of call to its Eagle Express X (EXX) service. Directly connecting Central China, Korea and Japan to Hawaii, the fortnightly call to Honolulu on the EXX service marks APL’s commitment to the Hawaiian market where its APL-owned office will render strong local expertise and dedicated customer support. Already synonymous with its expeditious 11-day transit from Shanghai ... [+]

Kuehne + Nagel wins Planet Award of Excellence

Logistics company Kuehne + Nagel was named top customer for the 2018 business year at yesterday’s Planet Award of Excellence prize-giving ceremony in Brussels in recognition of its outstanding cooperation with Lufthansa Cargo worldwide. This coveted prize was awarded for the 17th time already during this year’s Global Partner Council, ... [+]

LATAM Cargo & CSafe Global sign global master lease agreement

LATAM Cargo, an air carrier operating to, from, and within Latin America, recently signed a Master Lease Agreement with CSafe Global, a provider of active and passive temperature-controlled packaging solutions. The agreement extends alternative transportation options to its clients shipping temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals. “Our top priority when shipping highly delicate and valuable ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo responds to weaker demand in the market

Demand in the global air cargo market is currently weaker than in the two previous record years. In light of this, Lufthansa Cargo will now adjust its schedule in order to reduce its overall offering for the second and third quarters, last extended in late March. This will allow the ... [+]

ABC reports 10% growth of ‘nose door’ loaded shipments

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has seen demand for its ‘abc XL’ product for oversized and heavy cargoes continue to grow in the first four months of 2019, with volumes up 3% year-on-year to more than 11,000 tonnes. To reflect its growing position in this specialist part of the air cargo market, and ... [+]

GPA Authorizes Expansion of Auto-Handling Capacity

The Georgia Port Authority Board of Directors has authorized an expansion of auto-handling capacity at the Port of Brunswick, approving $6.7 million for the Colonel's Island North Side Paving Project - Phase I. The project includes upgrades of approximately 33 acres, new pavement striping, and new facility gates for trucks ... [+]

GPA has best April Ever

Georgia Port Authority (GPA) Executive Director Griff Lynch reported the Port of Savannah had its busiest April ever, pushing its fiscal year-to-date totals to 3.7 million TEUs, an increase of 8.7% (300,815 TEUs) compared to the same period in FY2018. "We're nearly a full month ahead of last year's volume at ... [+]

McKnight new chairman at Georgia Ports

The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority elected William D. McKnight as chairman on May 20. "As an entrepreneur and business leader with more than 30 years in the construction industry, Will McKnight has the experience necessary to keep GPA at the forefront, delivering opportunity for growth to large ... [+]

Port of Oakland to shipping partners: ‘Committed to growth’

Plans for a new Major League ballpark here won’t dampen the Port of Oakland’s commitment to maritime business. That was the word the Port’s two top leaders delivered this week to shipping executives nationwide. “In partnership with you, we’ve achieved great things at the Port of Oakland,” the Port said in ... [+]

Trucking cheers US agreement with Mexico, Canada to lift tariffs

American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued this statement today, following news that the Trump Administration had reached an agreement with Canada and Mexico to remove the Section 232 tariffs for steel and aluminum imports from those countries, and for the removal of all retaliatory tariffs imposed on ... [+]

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