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UPS announces new Worldwide Express Freight Midday Service
UPS announces new Worldwide Express Freight Midday Service

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Logistics | Integrators

UPS announced the introduction of UPS Worldwide Express Freight Midday, an extension of the current UPS Worldwide Express Freight service, offering a commit time of 12 p.m. or 2 p.m. from all 71 origin countries to 35 key destination countries that represent over two-thirds of global GDP.

Union Pacific reports fourth quarter Positive Train Control progress
Union Pacific reports fourth quarter Positive Train Control progress

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Intermodal | Rail

The company anticipates it will make all required deadlines for installing PTC on its network. As allowed by federal law, Union Pacific will continue to test and refine the immature technologies comprising the system in 2019-20.

Konecranes signs up Lone Star Forklift (LSF) in state-wide Texas distributor agreement.

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

Drewry World Container Index - 08 Feb
Drewry World Container Index - 08 Feb

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Maritime

The World Container Index assessed by Drewry, a composite of container freight rates on 8 major routes to/from the US, Europe and Asia, is down by 1.8% to $1511.64/40ft container [updated Thurs, 08 Feb 18].

Port Canaveral awarded $8.3 million state grant for North Side Roadway Project
Port Canaveral awarded $8.3 million state grant for North Side Roadway Project

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Florida Job Growth Grant Fund awarded for cruise and cargo terminals road access improvements

Palfinger Marine awarded contract to deliver Freefall Lifeboat systems for Johan Castberg FPSO
Palfinger Marine awarded contract to deliver Freefall Lifeboat systems for Johan Castberg FPSO

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Maritime

Palfinger Marine is proud to be chosen as the supplier of four Freefall Lifeboat systems of type FF1200. The field is operated by Statoil, with Eni and Petoro as partners.

2017 was good, but 2018 will be great, says Optimarin ahead of BWT boost
2017 was good, but 2018 will be great, says Optimarin ahead of BWT boost

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Maritime

Optimarin has revealed that 2017 was its best ever year in business. The Norwegian-headquartered ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist delivered more than 60 of its USCG compliant Optimarin Ballast Systems (OBS), recorded a healthy pretax profit, and saw continued investment provide a solid platform for on-going growth.

Gebrüder Weiss to expand home delivery services in Central and Eastern Europe
Gebrüder Weiss to expand home delivery services in Central and Eastern Europe

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Logistics

Logistics company uniformly expands end customer delivery GW pro.line home throughout the Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary and Slovakia.

The Board of Directors of Konecranes Plc decided to continue the Employee Share Savings Plan

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

DSV annual report 2017 released
DSV annual report 2017 released

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Logistics

For Q4 2017, net revenue increased by 8.0% and amounted to DKK 19,019 million (Q4 2016: DKK 17,617 million). Adjusted for currency translation effects, growth came to 11.6%, driven by increasing freight volumes in all DSV's business areas. In addition, average freight rates and fuel prices were higher than in Q4 2016.

ICTSI Basra leads in Iraq port investment
ICTSI Basra leads in Iraq port investment

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) continues its pioneering work in Iraq’s port sector with its second phase investment in new container terminal infrastructure well underway at its Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) at the Port of Umm Qasr.

Sonwil deploys Orange EV electric yard truck to Buffalo, NY DC
Sonwil deploys Orange EV electric yard truck to Buffalo, NY DC

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

Orange EV and Sonwil Distribution Center, Inc., today announced the 2017 deployment of Orange EV’s T-Series pure-electric terminal truck to Sonwil’s 300,000 square foot warehouse and distribution center in Buffalo, New York.

Xpress Global Systems rolls with TCG

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Intermodal | Road

Carrier Transicold offers lower GWP refrigerant option for PrimeLINE container units
Carrier Transicold offers lower GWP refrigerant option for PrimeLINE container units

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

R-513A, a new synthetic blend of the hydrofluoroolefin R-1234yf and R-134a, has a GWP of 631, which is significantly lower than those of HFC refrigerants conventionally used in container refrigeration systems.

Frampton Construction underway on Southeastern Freight Lines expansion in Savannah, Georgia
Frampton Construction underway on Southeastern Freight Lines expansion in Savannah, Georgia

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Intermodal | Road

As part of the expansion, approximately 17,371 square feet of covered dock space will be built to house 44 new dock doors.

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