Karen Thuermer

Engineering & Design to begin for Port of Mobile Deepening

The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) director and chief executive officer James K. Lyons and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile District commander Colonel Sebastien Joly signed the Mobile Harbor Pre-Construction, Engineering and Design Agreement on October 2 at the Port Authority’s headquarters in downtown Mobile. The engineering and design phase establishes the construction parameters to deepen and widen Alabama’s only deep-water seaport. “This agreement is a critical step ... [+]

LOT Cargo signs Master Lease Agreement with CSafe Global

LOT Cargo, a leading carrier with cargo transports to, from, and within Europe, recently signed a Master Lease Agreement with CSafe Global, the innovation leader in active temperature-controlled air cargo containers, to extend cold-chain transportation offerings to their life-science customers who ship temperature-sensitive and life-enhancing products to patients around the ... [+]

Port of Rotterdam Authority introduces track & trace containers

The Port of Rotterdam Authority launched 'Boxinsider' on October 2. The application allows shippers and freight forwarders to see where their containers are located at any given moment. Not only is this much more reliable than the approach used until now, it is also much more user-friendly and efficient than ... [+]

Safmarine Spot Rates Available on CargoSphere Platform

Cargosphere announces that Safmarine Spot, a rate option with a loading guarantee at a fixed price at booking, is now accessible on its rates platform. This integration will enable customers to access Safmarine Spot rates with their confidential contract rates in a single rate search on CargoSphere. The Maersk Spot ... [+]

Vehicle logistics executive Ben Buben joins JAXPORT Commercial team

JAXPORT, the nation’s second-largest vehicle handling port, welcomes Ben Buben as the port’s new Director of Cargo Sales, specializing in auto and Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) cargoes. Buben is responsible for attracting new vehicle and RoRo business to JAXPORT and managing the port’s relationships with auto processors, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and ocean ... [+]

Virgin Atlantic Unveils Plans to Transform Competition at Expanded Heathrow Airport

Virgin Atlantic’s challenge to IAG’s dominance at London Heathrow and its plans to significantly increase its long haul route network and launch a new comprehensive network of domestic and European routes when the airport expands, promises more choice and value for cargo customers exporting and importing goods through the UK’s ... [+]

CHAMP Forwarding Systems’ Logitude solution offers INTTRA data exchange

CHAMP Forwarding Systems’ Logitude, a full freight forwarding solution, now offers messaging via the INTTRA Ocean Trade Platform for communicating with ocean shipping lines. Logitude’s INTTRA feature provides a fast path to building a shipping instruction to plan, book, and track shipments. Founded in 2001, INTTRA is the largest ocean shipping ... [+]

JAXPORT Maritime Community Supports Relief Effort in The Bahamas

Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) tenant SSA Atlantic recently shipped a container filled with relief aid to the victims of Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas. The container was donated by Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and shipped to Freeport from JAXPORT aboard an MSC vessel. The donated items, which include first aid kits, ... [+]

Liebherr Container Cranes secures further megamax cranes order for German Ports.

Liebherr Container Cranes are pleased to announce that they have received an order for two megamax ship to shore (STS) container cranes for the MSC Gate Terminal Bremerhaven. The cranes which are due for handover before the end of 2020 have an outreach of 73 m (25 container rows), a ... [+]

Top officials thank Coast Guard, resilient Brunswick maritime community

At the Brunswick State of the Port address on October 2nd, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch thanked the U.S. Coast Guard, Brunswick Bar Pilots and port workers for their efforts in the crew rescue, ongoing vessel salvage and reopening of the Port of Brunswick after the car carrying ship Golden ... [+]

[aas_zone zone_id="13529"]