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2011-02-28 08:36:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and process automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal container terminals, announced the US Patent and Trademark Office has awarded the company a patent for the identification process surrounding its MatchMaker OCR solution for container terminal transport vehicles. The recently issued APS patent covers a system and method for visually monitoring...

2011-02-17 07:22:00

DENVER, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JOC Exchange (www.jocexchange.com), the creators of the recently launched intelligent online technologies designed to automate the buying and selling of available spot market container slots, announces today it has signed its first two companies: The Containership Company (TCC) (www.containership-company.com) and JMC Global LLC (www.jmc-global.com), a logistics/NVOCC company. TCC and JMC Global will each utilize JOC Exchange's first two product...

2011-02-14 13:03:00

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Competition for federal infrastructure funding is heating up among East Coast ports anxious to attract increased container shipping volumes predicted to enter supply chains in 2014, via an expanded Panama Canal. Resentment over the growth of Georgia's ports is fueling opposition from neighboring South Carolina, which could derail expansion efforts for both states and push funding and traffic to other ports, reports The Journal of Commerce....

2011-01-19 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and process automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal terminals, announced the award of a terminal-wide automation solutions project for the Terminal de Contenedores de Buenaventura (TCBuen) in Buenaventura, Colombia. The latest terminal development from global operator TCB of Barcelona, TCBuen is a $250M investment for the first phase of four...

2010-12-29 09:00:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ - 1. We are reducing air emissions: We have reduced the Port's carbon footprint with 100% compliance of container trucks meeting tough new air emissions standards, the launch of shore power at Canada Place, operating in a carbon neutral way during the 2010 Olympic Games, and our new Blue Circle Award that rewards vessels that reduce emissions. 2. We are collaborating: Working with partners in rail, trucking, and...

2010-12-13 16:41:00

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. import and export volume carried by top ocean carriers expanded a combined 12.2 percent this year, shifting market share percentages and highlighting capacity concerns for 2011, reports The Journal of Commerce today in its Top 40 Container Lines ranking and special report. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101213/NY16749 ) Total exports increased by 8 percent and imports by 15.3 percent, but overall trade still lags...

2010-10-20 18:01:00

Critical Importance of America's Seaports Increasingly Recognized ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced the 42 construction projects and 33 planning projects which were awarded funding under the second round of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program for major infrastructure projects ranging from highways and bridges to transit, rail and ports. Of the $600 million...

2010-09-15 09:36:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and process automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal terminals, announced APM Terminals is implementing the APS Automated Gate System at its Apapa, Nigeria terminal to streamline entry and exit of traffic over 18 lanes. The Apapa terminal is the largest container terminal in West Africa, and APM is investing in new infrastructure and equipment to...

2010-08-23 14:29:00

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Port of Singapore remains the world's largest container shipping port despite falling volume during the global trade downturn, but the new Journal of Commerce ranking of the Top 50 World Container Ports shows China's ports largely weathered the worldwide recession and gained greater prominence among the world's ports. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100823/NY53859 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100823/NY53859 ) The...

2010-08-16 13:36:00

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- August through October typically marks the highest shipping annual point, with volumes reflecting the U.S. import of goods to stock store shelves for the holidays. This year, however, it looks as if the peak may have passed before it even arrived. A growing field of research analysts, industry observers and even shipping executives is predicting a slowdown in growth deeper into the year after a strong rebound in shipping volume in the second quarter....