COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Feb. 19, 2020 (Press Release) -A.P. Moller - Maersk announces that it has reached an agreement to acquire Performance Team, a US-based warehousing and distribution company, to further strengthen its capabilities as an integrated container logistics company, offering end-to-end supply chain solutions to its customers. As a leader in North America Warehousing & Distribution, Performance Team specializes in B2B and B2C distribution solutions within retail, wholesale and e-commerce with 24 warehousing sites.Read more
OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P.
Prime Minister of Canada
Prime Minister’s Office
80 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A3
RE: Infrastructure Blockades Damaging Canadian Economy
Dear Prime Minister:
As you are aware, the ongoing rail and other infrastructure blockades taking place in various parts of the country are creating severe problems for public services, Canadian businesses, workers and their families.Read more
REGINA, SK, Feb. 18, 2020 (Local News) -CN Rail is hoping rail movement will remain open after protesters blocking rail access to the port of Prince Rupert took down their blockade on Thursday.
Sean Finn, executive vice-president of CN Rail, said they are working to fix the grain backlog that started after the protests began.
Finn said he’s hopeful the blockades are not restored.
PANAMA CITY, FL, Feb. 18, 2020 (Local News) -Port Panama City welcomed the first cargo ship into its newly opened East Terminal on Tuesday.
Located off South East Avenue, the state-of-the-art facilities feature a 32-feet-deep channel to Saint Andrews Bay as well as a 26,000-square-foot warehouse.
According to Wayne Stubbs, executive director of the port, the addition will allow the area to expand alongside the cargo industry for years to come.Read more
MONTREAL, Feb. 11, 2020 (Globe Newswire) -CN announced that it will be forced to shut down significant parts of its Canadian network imminently unless the blockades on its rail lines are removed.
A public statement from the individuals blocking the lines explained that their actions are in solidarity with the pipeline opposition movement and are unrelated to CN's activities.Read more
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Feb. 12, 2020 (Press Release) -With effect 1 May 2020, Patrick Jany will take up the position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S and will become a member of the Executive Board.Read more
SEA ISLAND, GA, Feb. 4, 2020 (Press Release) -At the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference Tuesday, Griff Lynch, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, announced the acquisition of 145 contiguous acres to the Port of Savannah, or more than 1 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in annual capacity.Read more
SAVANNAH, GA, Jan. 28, 2020 (Press Release) -The Port of Savannah moved 4.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in Calendar Year 2019, an increase of nearly 250,000 TEUs (5.6 percent) compared to the previous year, Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Griff Lynch said Tuesday.Read more