Karen Thuermer

CMA-CGM expands PEX-3 Service between Asia, Port of Mobile

The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) recently announced that CMA-CGM has added to its PEX-3 Asia Service offering new market options for containerized cargo shippers at the Port of Mobile. CMA-CGM added the Port of Vung Tau, Vietnam to its Asia service that already call Mobile and the ports of Singapore, Hong Kong, Shekou, Ningbo, Shanghai and Busan. “We’re extremely pleased to see the Vietnamese market added to our portfolio of ... [+]

Port NOLA Sets Container Record in 2018

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) moved more containers in 2018 than at any time in its history, totaling 591,253 TEUs, up 12.3% compared to one year ago. The record marks the fifth year in a row Port NOLA has surpassed the half million TEU-mark at its Napoleon Avenue ... [+]

President’s Budget Allocates $138M for Charleston Harbor Deepening Project

The President’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget includes $138 million for the 52-foot Charleston Harbor Deepening Project, a milestone that provides an opportunity for the project to receive Congressional funding for construction. "We are grateful to the Trump Administration for recognizing the value of the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project with an outstanding ... [+]

SMS, Inc. new on-site services could save trucking companies millions

Safety Management Systems, Inc. (SMS), an EHS and regulatory compliance provider, has launched a timely new approach to DOT compliance and accident preventability determination that could save trucking companies millions of dollars in potential claims and fines.  As part of its SMS360 safety incident management system and workplace compliance solutions, SMS ... [+]

Cargo IQ successfully trials new SME Solution for independent freight forwarders

Cargo iQ has successfully trialled a new Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Solution to provide vastly improved planning and control options to small and medium sized forwarders who work with member airlines on a small-scale, or regional basis. The SME Solution will enable a Route Map and status updates to be ... [+]

CEIV Fresh: another world first for Hactl

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) is one of the first two cargo handling agents in the world to achieve the new IATA CEIV Fresh accreditation, as part of an Airport Authority Hong Kong initiative to make the airport the world’s first CEIV Fresh hub. Hactl was presented with ... [+]

CEVA Logistics expands in eCommerce services

CEVA Logistics has further expanded its eCommerce services with the implementation and go-live of significant new business wins in the UK, Turkey, USA, Canada and Brazil in the last few months. CEVA's unique global footprint as well as the ability to provide both warehousing and global transport and freight forwarding ... [+]

IndiGo Airlines Rolls Out SmartKargo Cloud Solution for Cargo Business Operations

QuantumID Technologies announced that IndiGo Airlines has successfully launched the SmartKargo Cloud solution for the digital transformation of its Cargo business operations. The comprehensive SmartKargo solution was deployed across all functional areas of IndiGo's Cargo Business across all global locations and all functional areas of Commercial, Operations and Accounting," As India’s ... [+]

Moody’s Upgrades Panama Canal’s Long-Term Rating

Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the 20-year $450 million Senior Unsecured Bonds issued by the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to A1 from A2, with a stable outlook, based on the waterway's strong performance since the expansion's inauguration. Moody's noted that the Expanded Canal has increased overall tonnage and attracted new market segments, ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Included in the President’s Proposed FY20 Budget for $53M

For the second year, the Port of Corpus Christi’s Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) was included in the President’s Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Coastal Navigation Construction that was released Monday by the White House. The Port of Corpus Christi is the only Texas port included in ... [+]

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