November 2019

APM Terminals Barcelona Implements Wireless Communications System

APM Terminals Barcelona will unveil its technological initiative to improve safety at container terminals during the Smart City Expo World Congress, to be held in Barcelona from 19 to 21 November. Sergi Dominguez I Tomas, Head of IT at APM Terminals Barcelona, is responsible for presenting the innovations of the company with a presentation entitled: “5G in a container terminal: V2X applied to Cranes. Improving safety in a dangerous Environment.” As Sergi Domínguez ... [+]

Federal and elected officials, JAXPORT and SSA Marine break ground on $238.7 million container terminal

U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administrator Rear Adm. Mark Buzby joined elected officials and leadership from JAXPORT and SSA Marine on November 22  to break ground on a new state-of-the-art international container terminal at JAXPORT's Blount Island Marine Terminal. The SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal is an expansion of SSA’s current leasehold at Blount Island and includes ... [+]

Port Everglades and Port of Barranquilla, Colombia Sign MOU

As Port Everglades’ 5th largest trading partner, Colombia’s largest port along the Caribbean Sea, the Port of Barranquilla, has agreed to enter into an MOU to promote bilateral trade. Port Everglades' trade with Colombia has increased by 29 percent over the last four years. “International trade promotion is a priority of our Port and County ... [+]

Record Breaking Start for Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s new A350-1000S

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is already celebrating the benefits of the airline’s new Airbus A350-1000s with record loads being achieved since the first aircraft entered service. The airline has so far taken delivery of three A350-1000s as part of Virgin Atlantic’s $4.4 billion order for 12 A350s. A fourth ... [+]

US Secretary of Transportation Chao Announces $20M Infrastructure Investment in Jacksonville

US Department of Transportation Maritime Administration Administrator, Admiral Mark Buzby formally presented a check for $20 million to Jacksonville for the International Cargo Terminal Modernization Project. US Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced that the Trump Administration will invest $900 million in American infrastructure through the Better Utilizing Investments ... [+]

AACargo Offers Exclusive Bear-Lane Service from Argentina

On November 21, American Airlines Cargo safely transported 10 brown bears from Ezeiza International Airport (EZE) to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). The bears originated from the Mendoza Zoological Park, about 1200km from Buenos Aires, and will end their journey in Colorado at a Wild Animal Sanctuary. “All team members involved ... [+]

CSafe Global expands cold chain offerings in China

CSafe has expanded its cold chain service offerings in China by opening a new service center at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG), serving a higher volume of inbound and outbound traffic of the innovative CSafe RAP and CSafe RKN active temperature-controlled containers. The Shanghai location is just one of ... [+]

Kerry Logistics Among Awardees Named by Bloomberg Businessweek

Kerry Logistics Network Limited was for the fourth year in a row among the awardees named as the Listed Enterprises of the Year 2019 presented by Bloomberg Businessweek/Chinese Edition, which recognized its excellent performance and contribution to Hong Kong’s economy. William Ma, Group Managing Director of Kerry Logistics, said: “We ... [+]

Massport Board Votes to Approve Port Director

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board of Directors voted to make Michael Meyran the Authority’s Port Director, overseeing all Maritime business areas. Meyran has been with Massport for more than a decade as a Deputy Port Director and has been serving as Acting Port Director since Lisa Wieland took over ... [+]

Port Everglades Fiscal Year Numbers Reflect Stability, Progress

For the sixth consecutive year, Port Everglades container throughput exceeded one-million TEUs for a total of 1.05 million TEUs, according to a preliminary year-end Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) report (Fiscal Year runs Oct. 1, 2018 – Sept. 1, 2019). The number of cruise passengers grew by one% to 3.89 million ... [+]

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