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JAXPORT employee receives U.S. Department of Defense recognition

The Office of the Secretary of Defense recently recognized JAXPORT Asset Manager Brandon Blanton for his outstanding support of fellow JAXPORT employee Seaman Matthew Reed during Reed’s service in the Navy Reserves. Blanton received the award from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense program based at the Pentagon that promotes cooperation and understanding between service members and their civilian employers. "The intent of the Patriot Award ... [+]

Vic Karjian to Serve as Interim CEO of Amerijet International, Inc.

Vic Karjian, Amerijet International, Inc.’s Executive Chairman, will become the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Amerijet effective September 18, 2021. Vic is succeeding Tim Strauss and will be in the role while the Company conducts a search for a new CEO. Prior to Tim joining ... [+]

President Emmanuel Macron visits CMA CGM

French President Emmanuel Macron visiting CMA CGM’s headquarters in Marseille on September 2. He was greeted by CMA CGM CEO Rodolphe Saadé at the CMA CGM Tower. This was the first visit to the steamship line’s headquarters by a sitting French President. [+]

Georgia Gov. Kemp suspends restrictions

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has suspended enforcement of federal limits on hours of service for commercial vehicleoperators in Georgia. He also loosened weight restrictions for trucks on Georgia highways. The announcement came by an update to Kemp’s executive order declaring a COVID state of emergency. The ... [+]

Port of Palm Beach helps Haitian earthquake relief

The Port of Palm Beach has waived wharfage charges for relief cargo being shipped to Haiti. Port officials made the move less than a week after a deadly earthquake claimed more than 2,000 lives.“Our thoughts are with the survivors of the earthquake and the people ... [+]

Port Of Baltimore Welcomes U.S. Transportation Secretary

Governor Larry Hogan welcomed U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to Maryland’s Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore on July 29. During the visit, the governor touted the Port as an example of successful infrastructure investment, lauded leaders in Washington on reaching a bipartisan federal infrastructure ... [+]

AACargo announces New Vice President, Operations

American Airlines Cargo has announced the appointment of Sam Mendenhall to Vice President, Operations. The appointment follows the retirement of former Operations leader David Vance after an impressive 34-year career at American Airlines.Mendenhall joins the cargo team with 22 years of experience at American, where ... [+]

Antonov Airlines Carries Medical Supplies under NATO’S SALIS programme

The world’s largest plane, the AN-225, safely transported the medical cargo at short notice as part of the fight against Covid-19. Antonov Airlines has safely transported medical supplies at short notice from Germany to Namibia on the world’s largest aircraft, the AN-225 “Mriya”. The mission was executed ... [+]

American Airlines Joins White House to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine Globally

As part of the White House initiative to share at least 80 million U.S. vaccine doses globally this summer, American Airlines moved 1.5 million coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine doses from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to La Aurora International Airport (GUA) in Guatemala City on a ... [+]

William Doyle appointed new Executive Director of Maryland Port Administration

William (Bill) P. Doyle was appointed by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan as the Executive Director of the Maryland Port Administration (MPA) on July 22, 2020. As Executive Director, Mr. Doyle oversees and manages the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s six state-owned, public marine terminals. ... [+]