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Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced that it is accepting applications from eligible and qualified institutions to apply for a Centers of Excellence (CoE) designation, which will recognize and support community or technical colleges and maritime training centers that prepare Americans for careers in the maritime industry. The CoE Program is a voluntary program administered by MARAD that recognizes and supports community or technical colleges and ... [+]

JAXPORT CEO Green named one of Florida’s top business leaders

Florida Trend has named JAXPORT CEO Eric Green one of the state’s most influential business leaders for the third year in a row. Green is recognized as a transportation industry leader focused on growing JAXPORT’s impact on Florida’s economy. Cargo activity through Jacksonville’s seaport generates 138,000 ... [+]

Team Worldwide Announces Director of Logistics Centers

Team Worldwide, a global 3PL company, expanded their Corporate Leadership team by adding a new Director of Logistics Centers position. John Barnes has accepted the opportunity to join the company’s Leadership team, bringing years of management experience focused on multiple facets of the industry. His new role will allow ... [+]

ATA Opens Nominations for Annual Image Awards

The American Trucking Associations announced it was opening nominations for the 2020 Mike Russell Trucking Image Award – recognizing individuals and organizations that have gone the extra mile to promote the image and reputation of the industry. “As the country faced unprecedented obstacles due to the ... [+]

COSCO MALAYSIA rescues four from sailboat off Tampa Port

On September 13th, the Captain and crew of the COSCO SHIPPING Lines container ship COSCO MALAYSIA rescued a sailboat crew in distress in the Gulf of Mexico, 130 nautical miles west of Port Tampa Bay, Florida. At 8:22 local time, the COSCO MALAYSIA received a ... [+]

Looking back on WW11

Savannah, Brunswick played an important role in WWII Liberty ship Construction. During World War II, 173 Liberty ships were launched at Savannah and Brunswick. The ships delivered supplies to America’s allies. During World War II, 173 Liberty ships were launched at Savannah and Brunswick. They hauled ... [+]

Strike at Port of Montreal Ends

A truce was met on August 21 between the Montreal Port Authority (MPA), Maritime Employers Association (MEA) and the Longshoremen Union CUPE Local 375 at the Port of Montreal. It includes an agreement in principle between the MEA and the Port of Montreal Checkers' Union. After ... [+]

Hector Midolo – new CEO Latin America for Bolloré Logistics

Bolloré Logistics announces the appointment of Hector Midolo as CEO Latin America. Hector Midolo is an accomplished logistics executive with a career of increasing responsibility and a proven track record of over 30 years in the region. He has a well-developed, diverse background bringing a ... [+]

dnata team takes on new roles

dnata has continued to deliver reliable and safe air services and taken on new roles to support and create value for airline customers and local communities amid COVID-19 challenges. Cooperating closely with government authorities, customers and suppliers, the company’s dedicated teams have worked around the clock ... [+]

Port of Oakland votes labor leader Cluver as President

Alameda County labor leader Andreas Cluver has been elected President of the Port of Oakland’s governing Board. The seven-member Board of Port Commissioners chose Mr. Cluver at a special meeting. Oakland Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Barbara Leslie was elected the Port ... [+]