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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....

2010-07-29 13:39:00

NEWARK, N.J., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the significant environmental impacts from BP's Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, PIERS Global Intelligence Solutions reports that Gulf trade levels remain fairly constant. With double-digit growth since January 2010, monthly TEU volume in the Gulf ports dropped by 4.1 percent in April, but then resurfaced in May with a healthy 8 percent gain from the previous year. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100729/NY43100...

2010-07-20 14:37:00

NEWARK, N.J., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- As ocean carriers rushed to take part in the first quarter's economic spike, U.S. containerized imports and exports increased a combined 12.3 percent. This week's Journal of Commerce highlights the carriers moving 98.8 percent of the volumes in its Top 40 Container Lines report. In this quarterly ranking, Mediterranean Shipping Co., with a 26.3 percent jump in container volume from first quarter 2009, unseated Maersk Line from its No. 1 export-volume...

2010-07-15 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal terminals, announced Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company (GSCCO) of Saudi Arabia will implement the APS OCR Portal and driver kiosks to automate container identification, remote damage inspection and truck processing at its Jeddah and Jubail terminals. APS is partnering with Zebra Enterprise Solutions...

2010-06-23 11:19:00

CALGARY and VANCOUVER, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX/NYSE: CP) and TSI Terminal Systems Inc. (TSI), a subsidiary of Global Container Terminals, today announced they have entered into an agreement to enhance the future flow of containers through the Vancouver gateway. "This agreement moves us down the path of a high performance, efficient and reliable supply chain," said Michael Moore, President and Chief Executive Officer of Global Container Terminals. "We will...

2010-06-17 11:17:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSX (NYSE: CSX), a leader in freight transportation services, joined with the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority and the National Gateway to celebrate today the arrival of five new ultra-efficient intermodal cranes at the Port of Toledo. The cranes are bound for the new Northwest Ohio Intermodal Terminal in North Baltimore, Ohio. "These cranes represent a major part of the revolution in environmentally-friendly freight transportation taking...

2010-06-14 14:16:00

NEWARK, N.J., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With rising labor costs and cultural shifts in China pushing manufacturers to look for new sourcing options, many are rediscovering Vietnam. Transportation leaders are responding with investment in the developing nation whose business managed to grow last year as others struggled. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100614/NY20565 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100614/NY20565 ) Vietnam's prime minister reported at last week's...

2010-06-11 11:00:00

VANCOUVER and MONTREAL, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE:CNI) and TSI Terminal Systems Inc. (TSI) announced today a supply chain collaboration agreement aiming to enhance service levels to their mutual customers and draw greater volumes of container traffic over Port Metro Vancouver. A MOU has been signed that will drive strong mutual focus on system efficiencies, improved communication, and close monitoring of their gateway performance. The CN-TSI pact is a companion to...

2010-06-09 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal terminals, announced CSX Intermodal will implement the APS Rail OCR Portal and Rail Tracking Systems at a new intermodal terminal being built within its network in North Baltimore, OH. The comprehensive rail yard automation system uses OCR technology to automatically identify container-laden rail cars as they...


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