June 2021

10 consecutive months of growth in Savannah

The Port of Savannah handled 478,620 TEUs in May, an increase of 41.9% compared to last year. It was the second busiest month in the port’s history, and the 10th consecutive month of positive year-over-year growth.Port officials said the facilities saw a fast recovery from the global economic downturn of 2020.“Last year, at this time, we were uncertain of the road ahead and expecting a double-digit loss in business,” said ... [+]

AACargo launches two Transatlantic services to/from Israel

American Airlines Cargo has furthered enhanced its transatlantic services for freight customers with the launch of flights from John. F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Miami International Airport (MIA) to Ben Gurion Airport (TLV). Daily, year-round service between New York and the coastal city of Tel Aviv will be operated on ... [+]

Aviation Leaders Join Forces for COVID Relief to India

A Boeing 747 freighter carrying 50 tonnes of urgently-needed Covid relief aid, including life-saving oxygen machines, will arrive in New Delhi this week to support India’s efforts to help victims of coronavirus, thanks to the coordinated efforts of a group of aviation leaders. The delivery of oxygen concentrators, N95 and KN95 ... [+]

DB Schenker invests in Gideon Brothers

DB Schenker and Gideon Brothers announced an investment by the global leading logistics service provider into the Croatian robotics and AI solutions company. DB Schenker joins a $31 million Series A investment to accelerate the development and commercialization of its AI & 3D vision-based autonomous mobile robots (AMRs). The technology ... [+]

Old Dominion Freight Line Honors U.S. Military

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. took delivery of a specially-wrapped 2022 Freightliner Cascadia tractor as part of manufacturer Daimler Trucks’ 2021 Ride of Pride program. The tractor’s patriotic design honors America’s veterans, some of whom will have the chance to drive the tractor as it crosses the country over the ... [+]

Panama Canal expands Neopanamax Locks

Ahead of the fifth anniversary of its expansion, the Panama Canal has increased the maximum allowable length for vessels transiting the Neopanamax Locks. Since May 21, the maximum length overall (LOA) for commercial and non-commercial vessels acceptable for regular transits of the Neopanamax Locks is 1,215 feet, up from 1,205 ... [+]

Port Houston Records Best May Ever

Port Houston continues to make waves with another month of double-digit container cargo increases through the Houston Ship Channel and its best May ever for container TEUs.TEUs in May showed a 30% increase, with 288,127 TEUs compared to last year’s 222,250 TEUs for the same month. Year-to-date, Port Houston container ... [+]

Port of Montreal sets course for innovative new green energy solutions

In response to the global movement to decarbonize the transportation industry, and consistent with its leadership in environmental issues, the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) continues to evolve towards clean energy, notably green hydrogen, ethanol and methanol. On June 10, it signed a cooperation and development agreement with Greenfield Global, which ... [+]

May Holds Record Volume & Record-Setting Vessel for POV

The Port of Virginia® in May set a new record for monthly TEU volume handled nearly 315,000 units and in doing so surpassing the previous record by nearly 30,000 units.Contributing to the month’s volume was the CMA CGM Marco Polo, which at 16,000-plus TEUs is the largest container ship to ... [+]

Shana Riggs Joins Wen Parker Logistics

Wen-Parker Logistics (WPL), a global freight forwarder and supply chain solutions leader, is very excited to announce that Shana Riggs will be joining our growing team of logistics professionals as our new Vice-President of Operations.“Shana is a well-respected logistics professional who brings years of customer-centric experience and a very diverse ... [+]

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