Rail Traffic for the Week Ending January 13, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 511,937 carloads and intermodal units, up 0.5 percent compared with the same week last year. Total carloads for the week ending January 13 were 241,351 carloads, down 4.1 percentcompared with the same week in 2017, while U.S. weekly intermodal volume was 270,586containers and […]

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Hamburg Süd honored twice for sustainability

Carbon Disclosure Project awards above-average grade, EcoVadis bestows top “Gold” rating – sustainability for the entire supply chain Hamburg – Hamburg Süd has once again been honored by two independent organizations for its sustainability management. The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) awarded an above-average grade, while EcoVadis bestowed its highest-possible “Gold” status rating. The CDP collects […]

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Fraport Traffic Figures 2017:  Frankfurt Airport moves 2.2 million metric tons

Fraport’s FRA home-base and Group airports report positive performance Frankfurt Airport (FRA) closed the year 2017 with 6.1 percent growth. More than 64.5 million passengers traveled through Germany’s largest aviation hub. European traffic served as the main growth driver, increasing by 7.4 percent, while intercontinental traffic rose by 4.9 percent. FRA’s cargo throughput (airfreight + […]

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Port Newark Container Terminal LLC (PNCT) achieves successful financing

Moody’s assigns first-time Ba1 rating to Port Newark Container Terminal; Special Facility Revenue and Refunding Bonds, Series 2017 Port Newark Container Terminal LLC (PNCT) is pleased to report that the company successfully closed on a tax-exempt bond transaction on Dec. 28, 2017. PNCT secured $298 million in bond proceeds that will be used to refinance […]

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Rail Traffic for the Week Ending January 6, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 415,862 carloads and intermodal units, down 4.6 percent compared with the same week last year. Total carloads for the week ending January 6 were 208,646 carloads, down 5.2 percent compared with the same week in 2017, while U.S. weekly intermodal volume was 207,216 […]

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Emirates SkyCargo wraps up 2017 on a positive note

Dubai, UAE – Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, completed a year of strong growth in 2017. The air cargo carrier’s robust performance, set against the backdrop of a resurgent global air cargo market, was underlined by the introduction of specialised customer focused air transportation solutions across a number of industry verticals and by […]

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Boeing, Turkish Airlines Announce Order for Three 777 Freighters

SEATTLE—Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Turkish Airlines announced that the carrier ordered three more 777 Freighters in December 2017. The new order came weeks after the carrier took delivery of two of the large cargo jets as part of its plan to further expand its freight business. “These freighter orders will surely contribute to our significant target […]

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Expansion for supply chain solutions provider Crane Worldwide Logistics in Dallas

HOUSTON – Throughout 2017 Dallas has experienced a strong economy, recovering faster than the rest of the USA with a below average unemployment rate. Job growth continues to be one of the top stories in the region. The central time zone, DFW airport, the relative low cost of doing business as well as an affordable […]

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Hapag-Lloyd implementation of Fairway Due Surcharge for feeder services in Sweden

Hapag-Lloyd announced that effective from January 1, 2018 Hapag-Lloyd will implement a Fairway Due Surcharge for all containers moving by feeder services to/from Sweden. Foregoing is due to a new structure for Fairway Dues and Pilot Fees imposed by the Swedish Maritime Administration and applicable as follows, valid until further notice: For FMC related trades, […]

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