JOC Sailings Launches Redesign of Global Sailing Schedules and Maritime News Website

By Joc Sailings, PRNE
Wednesday, August 18, 2010

JOC Sailings released its multi-platform website including customized micro-sites for major ports that extends the breadth and depth of key regional and international news and information for the cargo shipping industry

NEWARK, New Jersey, August 19, 2010 - JOC Sailings (, a division of United Business
Media Global Trade (UBM GT), is a leader in providing point-to-point sailing
schedules and business news for the maritime industry and is proud to
announce the relaunch of — an online resource
dedicated to critical and timely information for use in their daily planning
and operations.

"This new version of the JOC Sailings website represents the hard work
and commitment of a team dedicated to delivering access to the most
up-to-date carrier information, vessel sailing schedules and maritime news to
help the industry improve operations and efficiency," said Ray Venturino, VP
Global Seaports of JOC Sailings.

JOC Sailings provides NVOCC's, 3PLs, freight forwarders, BCO's and other
major players in the ocean shipping industry with a global sailing schedule
module that accurately displays point-to-point schedules. Searches may be
performed by region, country and ports to generate results for carrier
services, vessel type, voyage numbers, departure and arrival dates.

The website also includes micro-sites for The Port Authority of New York
and New Jersey (PANYNJ) ( and
The Port of Los Angeles ( to supply enhanced
access to port guides, statistics, terminal descriptions and more that will
lead to successful interaction between them and the freight forwarders, ocean
carriers, and global shippers who wish to utilize these terminal complexes.
By residing on the newly redesigned JOC Sailings platform, visitors to this
destination will be exposed to more significant carrier and port news, rules
and regulations and data analysis compiled by JOC Sailings expert editors and
captains of the ocean transport community.

About JOC Sailings

JOC Sailings, a division of The Journal of Commerce, is a proprietary
global sailing schedules database and industry news resource for
professionals involved in the ocean transportation industry.'s state-of-the-art search engine provides access to worldwide
shipping schedules and related news on carrier rates, port developments and
regulatory issues that affect containerized cargo and ocean transportation
industry. For high-profile targeted advertising, enewsletter subscriptions
and more information, please visit

About The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey operates many of the
busiest and most important transportation links in the region. They include
John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia,
Stewart International and Teterboro airports; AirTrain JFK and AirTrain
Newark; the George Washington Bridge and Bus Station; the Lincoln and Holland
tunnels; the three bridges between Staten Island and New Jersey; the PATH
(Port Authority Trans-Hudson) rapid-transit system; Port Newark; the
Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal; the Howland Hook Marine Terminal on
Staten Island; the Port Authority Auto Marine Terminal; the Brooklyn
Piers/Red Hook Container Terminal; and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in
midtown Manhattan. The agency also owns the 16-acre World Trade Center site
in Lower Manhattan and is a partner in the Access to the Region's Core tunnel
project. For more information, visit or call

About The Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles is America's premier port and has a strong
commitment to developing innovative strategic and sustainable operations that
benefit the economy as well as the quality of life for the region and the
nation it serves. As the leading seaport in North America in terms of
shipping container volume and cargo value, the Port generates 919,000
regional jobs and US$39.1 billion in annual wages and tax revenues. A
proprietary department of the City of Los Angeles, the Port is
self-supporting and does not receive taxpayer dollars. For more information,
visit or call +1-310-732-0430.

About UBM Global Trade

UBM Global Trade is the leading provider of proprietary data, news,
business intelligence and analytical content supporting commercial maritime,
rail, trucking, warehousing and logistics industries worldwide. The company's
portfolio of more than 100 online, print and interactive workflow business
solutions includes The Journal of Commerce, Breakbulk, RailResource, PIERS
Global Intelligence Solutions and an array of international trade and
transportation databases and directories. UBM Global Trade, a subsidiary of
United Business Media Limited, is headquartered in Newark, NJ, with offices
throughout the United States. For more information, explore or call 800-223-0243 (+1-973-848-7250 outside
the U.S. or Canada).

About United Business Media Limited

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information
distribution, targeting and monitoring, and the development and monetization
of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve
professional commercial communities — from doctors to game developers, from
journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists — with
integrated events, online, print and business information products. The 6,500
staff in more than 30 countries is organized into specialist teams that serve
these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do
business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more
information, go to

Ray Venturino, Vice President Global Seaports, The Journal of Commerce, +1-973-848-7207, rventurino at

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