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2014 Media Kit

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AgTC Joins 175 Group Coalition Urging Parties to Resolve West Coast Ports Labor Dispute

AJOT | January 16, 2015 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC) signed a letter along with 175 other industry organizations urging the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) to stay the course in their labor contract negotiations and resolve the congestion issues which have plagued shipments of US agriculture and forest products exports in recent months. Read More »

DNV GL certification helps Hapag-Lloyd prepare for MRV

AJOT | January 15, 2015 | Liner Shipping

DNV GL certification helps Hapag-Lloyd prepare for MRV

Hapag-Lloyd is preparing to become the world’s first MRV-Ready certified shipowner, working with classification society DNV GL on a verification programme that will prove their readiness with incoming EU emission monitoring regulations for their entire own-managed fleet. Read More »

U.S. shippers cancel overnight loaders at California ports

Reuters | January 14, 2015 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Negotiators for shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 ports on the U.S. West Coast on Tuesday said they would no longer assign crews to load and unload cargo ships overnight at the massive Los Angeles and Long Beach docks. Read More »

Premium Article  Asia, China business drives Hapag-Lloyd post-merger plans with CSAV

Manik Mehta | January 12, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Asia, China business drives Hapag-Lloyd post-merger plans with CSAV

Following its merger with the Chilean company Compania Sud Americana de Vapores (CSAV), catapulting Hamburg-based Hapag-Lloyd to the rank of the world’s fourth largest container shipping company, Hapag-Lloyd is hoping that Asia and, particularly, China will provide a strong impetus to its business. Read More »

Horizon Lines secures emissions control permit

PR Newswire | January 12, 2015 | Liner Shipping

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (OTCQB: HRZL) ("Horizon") today announced it has received a permit providing a conditional waiver from the North American Emissions Control Area (ECA) fuel sulfur content requirements of MARPOL Annex VI regulation 14.4. The permit is in force while Horizon pursues installation of Exhaust Gas Cleaning System (EGCS) on each of its three (3) D7-class vessels which operate in the Alaska trade. The permit was issued by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and became effective in 2015. The permit will allow these Horizon vessels to use low-sulfur heavy fuel oil in their main engines while operating between Washington state and Alaska, subject to compliance with other terms and restrictions of the permit. Horizon is committed to operating its vessels and terminals in accordance with all environmental regulations, and continuing to serve its customers in the most efficient and reliable means possible.

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Hapag-Lloyd planned system outage

AJOT | January 08, 2015 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Due to a planned system upgrade, the Hapag-Lloyd Online Business and core system will not be available Read More »

Pacific Basin adopts DNV GL’s ShipManager

AJOT | January 07, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Pacific Basin adopts DNV GL’s ShipManager

Høvik, 7th January – Pacific Basin, one of the world’s largest owners and operators of Handysize bulk carriers, will implement the DNV GL’s ShipManager fleet management system on its owned fleet within the next two years. Read More »

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