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 allocation in this year’s budget,” said Bill Stern, SCPA Board Chair. “Federal funding at such a high level reflects the ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Qantas picks WFS for three-year handling contract in Dallas/Fort Worth

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has reinforced its position as the largest provider of ground and cargo handling services at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport by winning a new three-year contract from Qantas. WFS will handle some 3.4 million kilos annually for Australia’s flag carrier, which operates seven A380 ... [+]

COSCO, Bolloré sign MoU to develop new synergies

Cosco Shipping Lines and Bolloré Transport & Logistics signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding in Shanghai on January 29, 2019. The two companies, partners for over 20 years, want to densify their commercial relations while exploring new opportunities for cooperation in transport, logistics and port ... [+]

Crowley Christens LNG-Powered Ship MV Taíno

Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the U.S.-flag combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ship MV Taíno recently in San Juan, where the company’s investments have ushered in a new era of world-class supply chain services in the U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico trade. Clara Crowley, daughter of Chairman and CEO ... [+]

Rebuild Alabama Infrastructure Plan

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has announced her Rebuild Alabama Infrastructure Plan. That plan proposes a 10-cent increase in Alabama’s fuel tax with an index designed to coincide with the rising costs of building roads. The state currently imposes a flat excise tax of 18 cents-per-gallon ... [+]

JAXPORT and SSA Marine reach long-term agreement

Jacksonville Port Authority’s (JAXPORT) Board of Directors has unanimously approved a long-term agreement with SSA Marine, LLC for the development and operation of a state-of-the-art, $238.7 million international container terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. SSA will expand to approximately 80 acres of terminal operating ... [+]

SEKO Logistics’ new OmniReturns service improves cost and visibility for etailers and retailers

SEKO Omni-Channel Logistics is reinventing and simplifying the product returns process for retailers, etailers and consumers globally by combining best-in-class logistics and carrier processes with award-winning inhouse technology designed to reduce costs, provide end-to-end shipment visibility, and the best possible customer experience. Paul Waddy, Head of ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo freighter network becomes more attractive

Lufthansa Cargo is keeping its dense and extensive network of freighter connections flexible in line with demand in order to best meet customer requirements. Accordingly, numerous additional freighter connections will be added to its offering with the forthcoming schedule change. The new summer schedule also ... [+]

Turkish Cargo signed DoKaSch Temperature Solutions

Turkish Cargo has signed a Master Rental Agreement with DoKaSch Temperature Solutions, the provider of climate-controlled solutions for air cargo based in Frankfurt, Germany. Its Opticooler is regarded as one of the safest containers for transporting temperature-sensitive products such as vaccines and other pharmaceuticals by air. “As ... [+]