Breakbulk & Projects

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics paints tractors pink

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

New Holland, the global agricultural and construction equipment maker, commissioned Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) to paint five of its new compact tractors pink as part of the equipment maker's drive to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Fo Read More »

Crowley delivers for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Crowley has safely and successfully transported one of seven new electrical transformers slated for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA). The transformer arrived on the island Tuesday, following its journey from Mumbai, India to the US mainlan Read More »

BBC Chartering 20% rate reduction on South America Liner Services

AJOT | August 31, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

BBC Chartering has announced a 20% reduction on tariff rates for its Breakbulk Liner routes serving the following trades:

  • Andino Express Line US Gulf to West Coast South America
  • Americana Line US Gulf to East Coast South America< Read More »

Final Hitachi class 395 train arrives in Southampton

AJOT | August 18, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The 29th and final Hitachi train ordered for Southeastern High Speed Services was unloaded at the Port of Southampton recently. The train arrived in Southampton on board Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics' 67,140 GRT ro/ro ship, MV Tamesis and was transferred Read More »

Dockwise Secures USD 27 million in near-term contract awards

AJOT | August 18, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Dockwise, Ltd. announced eight new near-term contract wins awarded to its subsidiary, Dockwise Shipping, for the transportation of a jack up drilling rig and port & marine infrastructure. Read More »

ACL only ocean carrier to offer weekly ro/ro service to Casablanca

AJOT | August 18, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Atlantic Container Line announced that it is the only ocean carrier to offer a weekly ro/ro service from the United States and Canada to Casablanca. The Casablanca call is part of ACL's West Africa Service, which originated in 2001. This network offers 38 Read More »

Premium Article  Is there a breakbulk breakout coming?

George Lauriat | August 09, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

In the United States the decline in industrial production is slowing, as is the fall in GDP. China’s GDP growth topped seven percent for the first half of 2009. Commodity prices are moving upward. Is this a false horizon or is a breakbulk breakout comi Read More »

Premium Article  Relocation of assets stimulating project cargo in Canada

Leo Ryan | August 09, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

While Canadian ports remain an active player for breakbulk project cargo activity related to Alberta oil sands, wind energy and other dimensional shipments, the global recession has provoked a significant change in some market trends.

- By Read More »

MV Beluga Formation transports world’s largest buoy to offshore destination in the Gulf of Mexico

AJOT | August 06, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The dimensions of this buoy outrange many conventional vessels: a weight of 1,100 tons and a height of 27 meters making it the world's largest in its category. The loading of such a both large and highly sensitive object required absolute precision and de Read More »

Tsakos Energy Navigation announces delivery and charter of DNA Aframax tanker Ise Princess

AJOT | July 30, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) announced the delivery of the double-hull DNA designed 105,000dwt Aframax tanker Ise Princess from Sumitomo Heavy Industries in Japan. The vessel is the fifth delivery in an eight vessel series. The company expects t Read More »

Premium Article  Logs roll through the Port of Olympia

Leo Quigley | July 12, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The log business at the Port of Olympia, WA, is on a roll now that Weyerhaeuser has completed the transfer of its log exporting business from Tacoma and Grays Harbor, WA, to the state capital.

- By Leo Quigley, AJOT Read More »

Crowley earns Chamber of Shipping of America 2008 Jones F. Devlin Awards

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Three Crowley vessels and their crews were recently awarded 2008 Jones F. Devlin Awards at the Chamber of Shipping of America's (CSA) Annual Safety Awards Luncheon for operating more than two years without a lost time incident. Read More »

SCI, MSC seven ships in ISES service between Hamburg - India

AJOT | June 28, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) and the Swiss Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), based in Geneva, are together running a regular weekly service (ISES) between northern Europe and the Indian subcontinent. Read More »

CMA CGM upgraded service between Asia, Mideast

AJOT | June 28, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The NEW CIMEX will be an enhanced service in partnership with CSCL, in replacement of CMA CGM CIMEX / CSCL AMA services, featuring two major changes: Read More »

Cold Ironing Project ’ Port of Antwerp and Independent Container Line

AJOT | June 28, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Antwerp has taken an important step forward in the fight against port-related air pollution. Seagoing ships belonging to Independent Container Line (ICL) will henceforth be able to use a shore-based electricity supply when they are lying at be Read More »

Rickmers donates EUR 1 million to World Future Council

AJOT | June 24, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

As part of their "175 Years of Rickmers in Shipping" anniversary, Hamburg shipowners and businessmen Bertram and Erck Rickmers have donated one million euros to the World Future Council (WFC). "On the occasion of the family's 175th anniversary we would li Read More »

Zero spills, Zero incidents net Crowley safety and environmental award

AJOT | June 24, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Zero spills and zero incidents is good news for Crowley, its customers and citizens who rely on responsible companies to keep Alaska's waterways clean. Read More »

TITAN Salvage cuts, lifts 3,000-ton section of New Flame

AJOT | June 24, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

TITAN Salvage successfully cut the stern section and engine room from the No. 5 cargo hold of the sunken freighter New Flame, then lifted the 3,000-ton section from the seabed off Europa Point and transported it to the Port of Gibraltar, marking a major m Read More »

BBC Chartering reinvigorates presence in Asia Pacific markets

AJOT | June 15, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Following the earlier announcement that Asia Project Chartering Pte Ltd (APC) will be dissolved from the beginning of July, Leer-based BBC Chartering is undertaking a number of developments to reinvigorate and enhance its presence in Asia Pacific markets. Read More »

Anniversary in Hamburg: 175 years of Rickmers

AJOT | June 11, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Their family has been involved in shipping for 175 years. They are the fifth generation and today run two independent groups of companies: Bertram and Erck Rickmers, entrepreneurs and ship owners from Hamburg, will be celebrating the 175th anniversary of Read More »