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North Carolina Ports Records Increases in Fiscal Year 2020

The North Carolina State Ports Authority recorded year-over-year increases in volumes through the Port of Wilmington and Port of Morehead City in Fiscal Year 2020, which ended June 30, 2020. North Carolina Ports container volume through the Port of Wilmington in FY20 increased by 4% over FY19. NC Ports set a record for refrigerated containers, moving 12,839 boxes, a 13% increase over the previous year. In total, refrigerated container ... [+]

Port of Virginia July Volume Increases Over June

The Port of Virginia’s® cargo volumes showed strength in July, having grown more than 10,000 units when compared with June. The amount of cargo moving across the port’s terminals in July was 221,028 TEUs and is an increase of 10,359 TEUs, or nearly 5%, when ... [+]

Port of Wilmington (Del.) adds eco-friendly equipment

GT USA Wilmington, partnering with KoneCranes, has taken delivery of five new Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes at the Port of Wilmington in Delaware, which will significantly strengthen the terminal’s operational efficiency and increase overall productivity. As part of an initial investment of US$100 million, ... [+]

SC Ports’ Leatherman Terminal on track for 2021 opening

Construction of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal is on schedule for a March 2021 opening The opening of the container terminal will be a major accomplishment for S.C. Ports and the Southeast logistics network. Phase One will propel S.C. Ports into the future with its ... [+]

Volkswagen renews commitment to Jacksonville

Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) and JAXPORT partner AMPORTS have reached an agreement to keep VWGoA’s import facility and Southeastern distribution center in Jacksonville. VWGoA’s Jacksonville operations support 100 area jobs. One of the world's leading automobile manufacturers, VWGoA began shipping through JAXPORT in 2015 when it moved its Southeast U.S. ... [+]

WFS Wins 5-year Air France KLM Martinair Cargo Contract

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) investment in state-of-the-art facilities as part of its long-term commitment to Brussels Airport has earned the world’s largest cargo handling company a new five-year contract with Air France KLM Martinair Cargo. Under the terms of the agreement, which commences this month, ... [+]

Air Cargo Continued ‘Gradual but Consistent Recovery’ in July

Global air cargo volumes continued to show a ‘gradual but consistent’ month-on-month recovery in July, increasing by 8% over June, according to the latest air cargo market analysis by CLIVE Data Services. The growth in chargeable weight last month – normalised for the fact that July has one more ... [+]

Commissioner Dye Turns Attention to New Orleans

Operations and cargo flow at the Port of New York and New Jersey have been minimally impacted by COVID-19 and the leadership at the bi-state organization has prioritized improving the container return process to further increase efficiencies and better serve shippers and truckers.Those are ... [+]

Deutsche Post DHL Group has successfully weathered the crisis so far

Deutsche Post DHL Group, the world’s leading logistics company, generated further growth in the second quarter of 2020, despite the impact of Covid-19. Thanks to its broad portfolio of logistics services and its global presence, the Group increased revenue by 3.1% to EUR 16.0 billion ... [+]

Port of Baltimore Strengthens Security

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration was awarded $1,158,589 in the most recent round of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Port Security Grant Program. The funding is designated to strengthen cyber security initiatives and closed-circuit television (CCTV) capabilities at the state-owned, public ... [+]

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