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Fitch: U.S. Infrastructure Plan Could Provide Boost for U.S. Airports

AJOT | February 21, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airports
SCF Group and Shell pioneer adoption of cleaner-burning LNG as a primary fuel for Aframax tankers

AJOT | February 21, 2018 | Maritime | Bulk | Energy

SCF Group has today signed time-charter agreements with Shell for two dual-fuelled Aframax tankers, which mark a historic turning point that set new environmental standards for the global tanker industry.
MOL car carrier rescues castaways

AJOT | February 21, 2018 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that on February 9, 2018, the MOL-operated Car Carrier PROGRESS ACE safely rescued three survivors in the North Atlantic Ocean.
Galveston-Texas City and Houston Ship Pilots honored by U.S. Coast Guard for Hurricane Harvey response

AJOT | February 21, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) commended the Greater Houston-Galveston Port Coordination Team (PCT), including the Houston and Galveston-Texas City Ship Pilots, for their outstanding efforts before, during and after Hurricane Harvey.
Panama Canal Hosts Cheniere Energy to Discuss LNG’s Future at the Waterway

AJOT | February 21, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

Representatives from the Panama Canal, led by Administrator Jorge L. Quijano, hosted executives from U.S. LNG exporter Cheniere Energy, Inc. to discuss the waterway’s growing LNG vessel segment and opportunities for future growth.

Allen Lund Company announces multiple promotions

AJOT | February 21, 2018 | People | Appointments | Intermodal | Trucking
American Airlines Cargo named International Carrier of the Year by Airforwarders Association

AJOT | February 21, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

The International Carrier of the Year award is an opportunity for the AfA to recognize American’s dedication to customer service, on-time performance, reliability and security, among other factors.
Pratt Is Said to Find Temporary Fix for Airbus Engine Issue

Bloomberg | February 21, 2018 | Air Cargo | General

Pratt & Whitney has proposed dropping an engine modification that grounded almost a dozen Airbus SE A320neo jets as it works to fix the latest glitch plaguing the program, according to people familiar with the plan.
CN Rail’s Traffic Jam Dulls Shine of ‘Gold Standard’ Efficiency

Bloomberg | February 21, 2018 | Intermodal

Canadian National Railway Co., the longtime paragon of efficiency for North American railroads, is losing some of its luster as it struggles to catch up with a surprise surge in demand.
As Food Trade Ballooned Under Nafta, So Did Mexican Waistlines

Bloomberg | February 21, 2018 | International Trade

Avocado toast and juice bars are all the rage for American hipsters, foodies and millennials.

NJ Transit’s Hidden Danger: Bad Brakes, Bare Wires, Rotten Parts

Bloomberg | February 21, 2018 | Intermodal | Rail
May Under Pressure After Tory Hardliners Demand Clean Brexit

Bloomberg | February 21, 2018 | International Trade

Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a potentially dangerous outcry from 62 members of her own party who are demanding a quick, clean break from the European Union, just as she tries to finalize her Brexit plans.

Brexit Bulletin: Under Pressure

Bloomberg | February 21, 2018 | International Trade

Airlines `Flush With Money’ Spur Pilots’ Quest for Lost Pensions

Bloomberg | February 20, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines
Qatar Air Condemns `Failed’ Blockade, Seeks Trump Intervention

Bloomberg | February 20, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines | International Trade

Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker used the handover of the Persian Gulf carrier’s newest plane to renew criticism of four other Arab states that have ostracized his country, saying the Saudi-led measures had “failed in every aspect.”

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 2% in January

AJOT | February 20, 2018 | Intermodal | Trucking
Port Tampa Bay and Port Logistics Refrigerated Services welcome first shipment of perishables

AJOT | February 20, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Port Logistics Refrigerated Services (PLRS), Port Tampa Bay’s newest tenant and the operator of a new state-of-the-art cold storage facility, confirmed today that it received its first shipment of perishable products.

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