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2014 Media Kit

Liner Shipping

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Asia-Europe container freight rates fall 1.1 percent

Reuters | October 24, 2014 | Liner Shipping

Shipping freight rates for transporting containers from ports in Asia to Northern Europe fell 1.1 percent to $697 per 20-foot container (TEU) in the week ended on Friday, one source with access to data from the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index told Reuters. Read More »

Construction begins on Crowley’s new commitment class LNG-powered ConRo ships

AJOT | October 22, 2014 | Liner Shipping

A historic moment for Crowley as VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc., officially began construction on the first of two liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered, combination container – Roll-On/Roll-Off (ConRo) ships for Crowley Maritime Corporation’s liner services group. VT Halter Marine and Crowley entered into a contract for the pair of ships in November 2013 and construction began with the first steel plate cutting in Pascagoula, Miss. Read More »

TSA carriers tackle sharply rising costs for low-sulfur fuel

AJOT | October 21, 2014 | Liner Shipping

Asia-U.S. container shipping lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA), facing an average US$365 per ton low-sulfur fuel price differential at the beginning of 2015 – as environmental rules mandate a shift to cleaner marine gas oil (MGO) within North American coastal waters – have revised their recommended low-sulfur fuel charge to recover the added cost. Read More »

TransPacific Lines grapple with inland transport crisis

AJOT | October 20, 2014 | Liner Shipping

Congested U.S. port terminals, harbor and over-the-road truck and driver shortages, slower trains and longer rail terminal dwell times due to increased domestic rates have not only disrupted service but also driven intermodal rates and cargo handling costs up sharply. Read More »

MOL’s ACW Service to begin calling Philadelphia

AJOT | October 17, 2014 | Liner Shipping

MOL (America) Inc. has announced that the America’s Coast West (ACW) service will begin calling Philadelphia. The new port rotation will begin by departing Valparaiso on November 12, 2014. As a result of this strategic new port call designed especially for refrigerated cargo, customers will enjoy the following benefits: Read More »

Asia-Europe container freight rates fall 4.5 percent

Reuters | October 17, 2014 | Liner Shipping

Shipping freight rates for transporting containers from ports in Asia to Northern Europe fell by 4.5 percent to $705 per 20-foot container (TEU) in the week ended on Friday, one source with access to data from the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index told Reuters. Read More »

Sohar port challenges Gulf rivals as Oman pushes beyond oil

Reuters | October 16, 2014 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Ports

An advertisement by the highway outside Dubai’s massive Jebel Ali Port tells firms they don’t need to ship goods through the Strait of Hormuz, the traditional gateway to the Gulf. Instead they can have goods delivered to a port in Oman, outside the Gulf, and bring them into the region by road. Read More »

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