Karen Thuermer

AirBridgeCargo expands pharma solutions with SkyCell

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) and Zurich-based cold-chain ULD manufacturer SkyCell have sealed their partnership for the lease of all types of SkyCell containers to meet the demand for evolving volumes of passive pharmaceutical shipments, which reached around 3,500 tonnes for 1Q 2019 YOY and demonstrated a two-fold increase. The SkyCell line of passive containers is capable of keeping the internal temperature within the range of +2° to +8°C and +15°C to +25°C ... [+]

DP World to operate ports along Russia’s Northern Sea Route

An agreement has been struck by which DP World will run ports that Russia plans to build along the northern sea route (NSR) in the Arctic to shorten shipping times between the east and west. The Russian Direct Investment Fund, an investment fund of the Russian Federation, which is making the ... [+]

Korean Air awards ULD management agreement to Unilode

Korean Air has awarded the management of its entire fleet of more than 16,000 containers and pallets to Unilode Aviation Solutions, the leading global provider of outsourced Unit Load Device (ULD) management and repair solutions, for a five-year term. This new agreement creates one of the largest ULD management partnerships in ... [+]

Port of Oakland steps up as ships carry bigger loads than ever

Bigger ships are challenging the Port of Oakland with never-seen-before container volumes. Port officials report that vessels on average load and unload the equivalent of 1,767 TEUs each time they visit here. It’s the highest container move count in Port history, up 9% from 2018 and 50% over 2009. The Port ... [+]

Sustainability program and global award

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is establishing a new working group to define and deliver a Sustainability Program for the air cargo industry. To support the initiative, TIACA has signed a long-term partnership agreement with CHAMP Cargosystems. The concept and growing importance of sustainability is everywhere in our current society ... [+]

1st US Carrier to Lease and Transport SkyCell Containers

United Cargo announced on June 19 that it will enhance its TempControl service by becoming the first U.S. carrier to lease and transport the innovative temperature-sensitive containers manufactured by SkyCell. SkyCell is a Swiss-based, award-winning provider of temperature-controlled containers whose highly secure and efficient design features patented insulation and a special ... [+]

Port of New Orleans Introduces Plug-In Hybrid Pickup Trucks

With existing electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in place and working toward energy efficiency investments defined in their new Strategic Master Plan, the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) expanded their EV fleet with the help of the Clean Fuel Transition Fund for Public Fleets, managed by the Regional Planning ... [+]

Port of Oakland approves Seaport Air Quality 2020 and Beyond Plan

Port of Oakland Commissioners have approved an air quality plan intended to drastically cut diesel and greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the Port’s maritime operations. The plan, called the Seaport Air Quality 2020 and Beyond Plan, envisions a zero-emissions operation in the future. The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners voted ... [+]

Port of Brownsville Channel Deepening Project

The Port of Brownsville is closer to deepening the Brownsville Ship Channel after receiving a key permit June 6 from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to advance the Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project (BIH) to its construction phase. The USACE permit is the latest milestone in the port’s ... [+]

Southwest Dedicated Transport Deploys Globe Tracker Temperature Monitoring

Southwest Dedicated Transport LLC, a leading motor carrier out of Oklahoma, has selected Globe Tracker, a leader in IoT tracking and monitoring solutions for logistics assets, to outfit their refrigerated trailer fleet with industry leading IoT devices that track and monitor cargo condition. The GT Sense solution has gathered attention as ... [+]

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