Karen Thuermer

Atlas Air Worldwide Announces Passing of Board Chairman Robert Agnew

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. announced that Robert (Bob) Agnew, the Chairman of the Board of Directors, passed away the week of August 19. “Bob was a wonderful director and even finer human being,” said William J. Flynn, Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Air Worldwide. “We are saddened by the news of his passing. His extensive knowledge of the aviation industry and depth of corporate expertise made him a tremendous asset ... [+]

Chesapeake Bay Island to be Restored with Sediment from Port Shipping Channels

Two islands in the Chesapeake Bay that have long suffered erosion, James and Barren islands off the coast of Dorchester County, will be restored with clean sediment through a joint effort between the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore ... [+]

Gov. Edwards Appoints Joseph Toomy to Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards reappointed Joseph F. Toomy to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. Toomy was recently sworn in during the August board meeting and will serve a five-year term succeeding Laney J. Chouest as one of two Jefferson Parish representatives on the seven-member ... [+]

Port of Halifax Board announces new President and CEO

The Board of the Halifax Port Authority (HPA) has chosen its new President and CEO: Captain Allan Gray will be concluding his tenure as Harbor Master and General Manager – Operations of Fremantle Ports in Perth, Australia, and joining the Halifax Port Authority as President and CEO in late November ... [+]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Surged 6.6% in July

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 6.6% in July after falling 1.2% in June. In July, the index equaled 122.7 (2015=100) compared with 115.1 in June. “Tonnage in 2019 has been on a rollercoaster ride, plagued with large monthly swings, which continued in July as ... [+]

CEVA Logistics reinforces its global energy sector credentials

CEVA Logistics has reinforced its reputation in the global energy sector with the renewal of its contract with Borr Drilling for an additional year to the end of August 2020. Borr Drilling is the market leader in international drilling contracting to the oil and gas exploration industry. It owns and operates ... [+]

Descartes ShipRush™ Offers Full LTL Freight Support

Descartes Systems Group announced that the Descartes ShipRush™ cloud-based ecommerce shipping solution now fully supports both parcel and less-than-truckload (LTL) freight to provide companies with a single platform to meet their shipping requirements. Descartes ShipRush makes it easier for customers to evaluate parcel and LTL options to make better shipping decisions ... [+]

Hapag-Lloyd launches new South East Asia to Australia Services

Hapag-Lloyd expands its Oceania product portfolio. During the month of October 2019 (week 43), two new services which will offer weekly direct sailings between Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia on top of our existing South East Asia Australia Loop 1 (SAL) will be launched. “Connecting via Singapore on our global mainline ... [+]

JAXPORT Achieves Best Ever July; On Pace for New Record

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has achieved its best ever July container volumes, with total container movements increasing 19 percent over the previous July. More than 116,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (or TEUs, the industry standard for measuring containers) moved through JAXPORT in July 2019. So far in Fiscal Year 2019, more ... [+]

AIT Worldwide Logistics opens newest location in Mexico City

AIT Worldwide Logistics' ongoing global expansion continues with the opening of a new location at Mexico City International Airport. "We're eager to expand our reach and strengthen our service offerings with this newest location," said AIT President and CEO, Vaughn Moore. "Mexico City is major hub and a key city for ... [+]

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