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Ports America Appoints New CEO

Ports America announced the appointment of Matthew Leech as President and CEO, effective November 2022. He will succeed Mark Montgomery, who will retire as CEO and continue to support the company in an advisory role.Mr. Leech is a seasoned ports and terminal executive with more than 25 years of experience in the maritime industry. Previously, he was CEO and Managing Director for the Americas at DP World, a provider of ... [+]

Trucking Industry Delivers Water to Southeast

The American Trucking Associations’ Trucking Cares Foundation, along with Trucking Moves America Forward have marshaled industry resources to deliver water to residents of Jackson, Mississippi and to Northwest Georgia who have been without fresh drinking water because of recent flooding. “Our industry is among the first ... [+]

U.S. government makes contingency plans for rail shutdown

This in from Reuters: President Joe Biden's administration on Tuesday made contingency plans aiming to ensure deliveries of critical goods in the event of a shutdown of the U.S. rail system while pressing railroads and unions to reach a deal to avoid a work stoppage affecting ... [+]

Sterling Transportation Adds a Dynamic Duo

Sterling Transportation is excited to announce the addition of two superstars to the Sterling team: Scott Klever comes aboard as Executive Vice President of Sales and Jaye Fenner as Vice President of Sales. Together they bring more than a half-century of experience in the transportation and ... [+]

Crowley Names Bob Karl as Senior Vice President and GM of Wind Services

Crowley has appointed Bob Karl as senior vice president and general manager of the company’s new business unit, Crowley Wind Services. As Crowley elevates the scope of its offerings in wind energy, Karl will lead the company’s wind services team in the strategic development and ... [+]

Port of Oakland takes major step on clean energy project

$2 million renewable energy infrastructure design approved for Oakland SeaportThe Port of Oakland announced the approval of a $2 million contract for the design of a new, clean energy project at the Oakland Seaport. The project includes electrical infrastructure including solar generation, battery storage systems, ... [+]

Evergreen Marine Obtains Double Certification on Greenhouse Gas

To implement the company's environmental protection policy and carbon reduction goals, Evergreen Marine Corp. has completed a systematic inspection and calculation of greenhouse gas emission inventories for its business operations, including its global operating fleet, office buildings and container terminals in Taiwan. The methodology and ... [+]

IAG Cargo rescues racing pigeon

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group, has safely transported award-winning racing pigeon Bob back home after he took a 4,000-mile detour to America.In June, Bob took off from Guernsey, he was due to make the 10-hour trip home to Gateshead; however, somehow ... [+]

President Biden Announces 17th Operation Fly Formula Mission

President Biden announced on July 18 that his Administration is sourcing two flights, facilitated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), for Operation Fly Formula to transport Nestlé Health Science amino acid-based formula from Switzerland to John F. Kennedy Airport in New ... [+]

Statement Regarding Truckers Protests Over AB5 at Port of Oakland

Trucker protests that started July 18 over the implementation of AB5 have effectively shut down operations at shipping terminals at the Port of Oakland. The shutdown will further exacerbate the congestion of containers dwelling at the Oakland Seaport as port officials urge terminal operations to ... [+]