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2010-05-13 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal terminals, announced the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) will implement the APS Gate OCR Portal to automate equipment identification, traffic processing and imaging at both its marine terminals in Houston. One of the largest ports in the world, The Port of Houston handles 69.6 percent of the containerized...

2010-05-11 14:34:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Ron Widdows, Group President and Chief Executive Officer of NOL, and Jon Hemingway, CEO and President of SSA Marine/ Carrix, have been selected as recipients of the 2010 Connie Awards to be presented September 30 by the Containerization and Intermodal Institute (CII) at a dinner marking its 50th anniversary. Each recipient is being recognized with this prestigious award for significant influence on containerization in world trade and...

2010-04-06 07:50:00

QUINCY, Wash. and CHICAGO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Rail Logistics, Columbia Colstor, LaGROU Distribution (i.e., Chicago Cold Storage) and the Port of Quincy have begun to offer a new expedited refrigerated intermodal "Cold Train" container rail and distribution service between Quincy, WA and Chicago, IL beginning this week (the week of April 5, 2010). This new 4-day, door-to-door Cold Train (http://www.icoldtrain.com) service will be available a potential of 6 days a week depending on...

2010-03-25 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal terminals, announced Virginia International Terminals (VIT) has implemented the APS Gate OCR Portal to automate container identification and truck license plates for improved security and throughput. VIT operates all the marine terminals within the Virginia Port Authority, and is the third largest container...

2010-03-17 07:48:00

QUINCY, Wash., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 60 representatives of various food processors and produce shippers from the region attended a recent "Shippers Open House" at the Port of Quincy Intermodal Terminal (http://www.portofquincyintermodal.com) to learn about a new expedited intermodal rail service for Washington State produce and perishable shippers. The "Shippers Open House" was hosted by Rail Logistics (http://www.icoldtrain.com) with support from Interstate Distributor Company,...

2010-03-10 09:46:00

SAN DIEGO, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal terminals, today announced its expansion into Europe. Yilport Container Terminal and Port Operators Inc. is implementing APS container automation solutions at its facility in Gebze (near Istanbul), Turkey. Yilport provides container handling, general and liquid cargo handling, and warehouse services; and...

2010-01-27 10:37:00

Energy-Efficient Cranes, Optical Scanners Reduce Emissions Footprint NORTH BALTIMORE, Ohio, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cutting-edge environmental technologies and green design will make the Northwest Ohio Terminal Facility, a new freight transit hub under construction in North Baltimore, Ohio, one of the most environmentally friendly and technologically advanced freight terminals in the country. Upon its completion in 2011, the facility will be the cornerstone of the National...

2009-12-21 01:06:00

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia Pacific is likely to see growth in new feeder ports and transshipment in the next few years as the economy recovers and global trade of merchandized goods increases due to the gradual reduction of trade barriers. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) "The increased demand for point-to-point service requires the use of transshipment hubs to coordinate feeder services to and from countries and ports with low-volume...

2009-12-09 06:00:00

FREMONT, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley based VeriTainer Corporation, the world leader in crane- mounted maritime container radiation scanning, has received its fourth patent on its crane- mounted scanning product, the VeriSpreader ® System. The '338 patent utilizes the twist lock signal from the real-time container monitoring system of the crane to distinguish which container is being scanned at what time and associate radiation data to a particular...

2009-09-25 11:49:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSX Intermodal (CSXI) has begun two new international services that link Buffalo, N.Y., to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) and Philadelphia, Pa. The services, which started Monday, September 21, utilize the new CSXI Buffalo Terminal opened in 2008, with the support of the New York Department of Transportation and Erie County, increasing CSXI's presence in the Buffalo and Toronto markets. On-dock service destined for...


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