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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 down in July after six years at the helm in Oakland. He had previously served as Executive Director of the Port of Long Beach. Both ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Atlas Air Worldwide Announces Passing of Board Chairman Robert Agnew

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. announced that Robert (Bob) Agnew, the Chairman of the Board of Directors, passed away the week of August 19. “Bob was a wonderful director and even finer human being,” said William J. Flynn, Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Air Worldwide. “We ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Port of Halifax Board announces new President and CEO

The Board of the Halifax Port Authority (HPA) has chosen its new President and CEO: Captain Allan Gray will be concluding his tenure as Harbor Master and General Manager – Operations of Fremantle Ports in Perth, Australia, and joining the Halifax Port Authority as President ... [+]

Alan McCorkle Named President, CEO of Yusen Terminals LLC

Yusen Terminals LLC announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Alan McCorkle as Chief Executive Officer effective August 1, 2019. He will assume the day-to-day leadership of the Company and will become a member of Yusen Terminal's Board of Directors. Alan McCorkle joined YTI in ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Atlas Air Worldwide to Expand in Kentucky

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. announced it will expand its operations in northern Kentucky to accommodate its growing workforce in the area. Atlas’ plans include a commitment to a long-term lease in a new facility in Erlanger, Kentucky, near the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), to ... [+]

New leadership for Atlas Air Worldwide

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. recently announced that President and CEO William J. (Bill) Flynn will retire from the company effective Jan. 1, 2020, after a successful 13-year tenure, and become Chairman of the Board on that date. The board has appointed John W. Dietrich, current ... [+]

Maritime Executive Named Deputy Director of the Alabama State Port Authority

James K. Lyons, director and chief executive officer of the Alabama State Port Authority has named Richard T. Clark as deputy director for the Port Authority. The appointment is effective July 16, 2019. “We conducted a nationwide search with one of the country’s premier maritime ... [+]