Freight News

Air New Zealand Automates Real-time Shipment Tracking

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Air New Zealand, which operates a global network providing passenger and cargo services to, from and within New Zealand, is using the Descartes Core™ Unit Load Device (ULD) Tracking solution to automatically monitor the real-time location of international mail, parcel and cargo shipments while they are in the air and on the ground. “With the dramatic rise ... [+]

FDOT awards JAXPORT additional funding for harbor deepening

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has awarded JAXPORT an additional $35.3 million in funding for the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project. The funding will be used toward exercising the second phase of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contract B, which will deepen the project’s ... [+]

Port Manatee, Kinder Morgan ink terminal lease extension

Port Manatee and longtime stevedoring tenant Kinder Morgan Port Manatee Terminal LLC have extended their lease agreement through August 2023, with options to continue cargo operations at a 5-acre waterfront site for as many as 18 additional years. The agreement, approved on Sept. 19 by the ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Achieves ISO 14001 Certification for 12th Consecutive Year

The Port of Corpus Christi will receive ISO 14001 recertification, following an exemplary external audit of environmental performance. The third-party auditor identified zero non-conformances and lauded the Port of Corpus Christi as a model of across-the-board employee engagement with environmental management. From committing to collectively minimize ... [+]

Port of Oakland refrigerated exports jump 20 percent in past year

Refrigerated export volume has grown 20% here in the past year, the Port of Oakland. The increase could indicate that the Port’s strategic bet on temperature-controlled cargo is paying off. The Port said it handled 119,756 TEUs of refrigerated exports from August 2018 through July 2019. ... [+]

Port of Oakland retired boss Chris Lytle gets lifetime honor

Port of Oakland retired Executive Director Chris Lytle received one of the shipping industry’s top honors. The Containerization and Intermodal Institute presented him its Lifetime Achievement Award for a 53-year maritime career. The recognition came during the Institute’s annual Connie Awards banquet. Mr. Lytle, 73, stepped ... [+]

Port Tracking for Record 2019; Calendar Year-to-Date Cargo Increases Nearly 5%

The Port of Virginia® is on pace to another record-setting calendar year as cargo volumes through August are up nearly 95,000 TEUs, an increase of 5 percent when compared with the same period last year. The strong volumes through the first two-thirds of the year are ... [+]

Delta Cargo Appoints VP Cargo Operations, Logistics

Delta Cargo has appointed Rob Walpole as Vice President - Cargo Operations and Logistics. This new position, reporting to Shawn Cole, will see Walpole lead Delta Cargo's global operations and Delta Logistics Control Center teams. "Rob has a strong operational background and brings extensive leadership experience ... [+]

Eagle Ford Terminals Joint Venture Receives First Vessel at New Dock

Eagle Ford Terminals Corpus Christi LLC, a joint venture between Plains All American Pipeline and Enterprise Products Partners L.P., received its first vessel at its new dock on the Corpus Christi Ship Channel on September 10. “The commissioning of our terminal in Corpus Christi is an ... [+]

Emirates SkyCargo Completes Five Years of Operations to Belgium, Norway

Life saving medication manufactured in Belgium and fresh salmon from Norway are just two of the commodities that have been transported across the world by Emirates SkyCargo. Since the start of its services to Belgium and Norway in September 2014, the freight division of Emirates has ... [+]