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  • Contship begins Asia-Mediterranean trade

    June 12, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Contship Containerlines added a third weekly string to its services between Europe and Asia with the start of a service focussing on the Mediterranean market. Contship started two weekly services between Asia and northern Europe in March, and has now

  • Surface Transportation Board issues new rules for rail mergers

    June 12, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The U.S. Surface Transportation Board has released new rules for rail mergers. The rules reflect a significant change in the way the Board will apply the statutory public interest test to any major rail merger application. Because of the small

  • CPR sets up investor relations group

    June 12, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Canadian Pacific Railway has established an Investor Relations group to take over the function that Canadian Pacific Limited has carried out on its behalf,. The move is in preparation for CPR’s planned spin-off this fall from Canadian Pacific Limited, subject

  • Canada signs joint declaration on port state control with the United States and Mexico

    June 12, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Canada has signed, with the United States and Mexico, a joint declaration on port state control during an international maritime conference in London. The declaration is in response to discussions held during a meeting of a North American Free Trade

  • Virgin Atlantic Cargo launches daily service to Toronto

    June 12, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The air freight division of Virgin Atlantic Airways, Virgin Atlantic Cargo, launched their first Canadian destination June 12 with the departure of the airline’s first scheduled service between London Gatwick to Toronto’s Lester B. Pearson International Airport. This new service,

  • Maddocks gets certified

    June 12, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Maddocks Systems has announced they have joined QUALCOMM’s Certified Software Providers Program (CSPP). Maddock’s ability to meet program criteria with their TruckMate for Windows (TM4Win) software has enabled them to join the esteemed group of companies in the program. “I’m

  • Manfredi Motor Transit expanding supply chain services

    June 8, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Manfredi Motor Transit Company, an Ohio-headquartered liquid bulk carrier, has formed Distribution Technologies, Inc. (DisTech), a separate corporation charged with expanding the organization’s supply chain management capabilities. DisTech will be based in Cleveland. “By creating DisTech, we feel that we

  • New 6,800 TEU container ship added to P&O Nedlloyd fleet (June 08, 2001)

    June 8, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    P&O Nedlloyd has formally added a new post-Panamax size container ship to its fleet, the “P&O Nedlloyd Houtman” following a naming ceremony in Kwai Chung, Hong Kong. The 6,800 TEU vessel was named after Cornelis de Houtman, the sixteenth century

  • Aeroports de Montreal gets ISO 14001 Certification

    June 8, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Aroports de Montral has received international ISO 14001 certification for its environmental management system. The ISO 14001 registration certificate was issued 22 November 2000 by Intertek Testing Services NA Ltd. The recognition comes after three years of dedicated efforts by

  • Integres to transform heavy- weight air freight transport

    June 8, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    New venture Integres Global Logistics Inc., has just been launched with the goal of transforming the $50 billion US domestic expedited and international heavy freight transportation industry. The venture, combines United Airlines, American Airlines, Roadway Express and UTi Worldwide Inc.

  • Qantas freight forms strategic alliance with Thai Air Cargo

    June 7, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Qantas Freight has formed an alliance with Thai Air Cargo, establishing an intra-Asia freighter network, reports Schednet.com. Thai Air Cargo is a privately owned airline, with Commercial Transport International of Bangkok as its major shareholder. The network will be based

  • CPR invests in intermodal growth

    June 7, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Canadian Pacific Railway will be investing $36 million to enlarge and improve three key facilities in Toronto, Calgary and Chicago, in order to stay ahead of the relentless demand for more and better intermodal service. CPR’s 2001 intermodal capital investment