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 regional board. He previously served on the Board of Commissioners from 2009 to 2014 and served as chairman in 2013. With ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

New Project Freight Division Opens at Mallory Alexander

Mallory Alexander International Logistics has increased its service offering with a dedicated project freight division, headed by project and heavylift veteran, Michael Confessore. Confessore, who has a background in engineering and 23 years’ industry experience, has managed a range of heavylift and breakbulk projects in the ... [+]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo, Delta Cargo expand network

Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are boosting flights between the U.K. and U.S. from next summer, in a move which sees Delta join Virgin Atlantic at Gatwick Airport for the first time together and promises cargo customers their best-ever choice of trans-Atlantic capacity, routes ... [+]

Kottke Trucking Purchases Wayne T. Fellows, Inc.

Kottke Trucking, a provider of refrigerated, dry freight, and dedicated services, has announced it has acquired Wayne T. Fellows, Inc. a trucking company focused on refrigerated less-than-truckload and truckload services based in Davenport, Florida. With the acquisition, Kottke Trucking will be adding 43 drivers and ... [+]

JAXPORT welcomes FDOT Secretary

JAXPORT CEO Eric Green and other port executives recently welcomed Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Kevin Thibault for an update on port growth and a waterside tour of ongoing port projects. The visit included a look at how the projects—from berth enhancements to Mile Point ... [+]

JAXPORT sets container, auto records through first three quarters of FY 2019

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) achieved a record number of container and auto moves during the first three quarters of fiscal year 2019. During this time, JAXPORT moved nearly one million containers, a six percent increase over the same period last year. The port also ... [+]

JAXPORT generates more than 26,000 area jobs

Cargo activity through Jacksonville’s seaport positively impacts tens of thousands of jobs and supports nearly $31.1 billion in annual economic output for the region and state, according to a newly released study. The study, citing double-digit growth in the port’s total economic impact over the last ... [+]

MOL and COSCO Sign a MOU on LNG and Ethane projects

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. and COSCO SHIPPING Energy Transportation Co., Ltd., which is a subsidiary of China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited, signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU"). The MOU recognizes and further develops the joint cooperation between the two organizations, for future LNG carrier projects and ... [+]