Breakbulk & Projects

Titan Salvage holds reception for new facility in Singapore

AJOT | October 28, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Titan Salvage recently introduced more than 200 guests to its newest salvage response facility in western Singapore. The reception celebrated the opening of the 45,000 square-foot, self-contained facility, which will serve as Titan's corporate office in t Read More »

GAC alliance with Pole Position Spitsbergen

AJOT | October 27, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

GAC Group has established its latest base on the Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, halfway between mainland Norway and the North Pole. The company has formed an alliance with local specialists, Pole Position Spitsbergen AS. The partnership, GAC- Read More »

Goodship International, Inc. invests in IES’s forwarder suite

AJOT | October 27, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

IES, Ltd. announced that Goodship International, Inc. has signed on with the software company's suite of Forwarder products as well as its E-Cellerate solution for ISF (Importer Security Filing) compliance. Goodship is known as a 'one-stop-shop' among it Read More »

M.G. Maher names IES a technology provider

AJOT | October 27, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

IES announced that M.G. Maher & Co. has chosen IES as one of its technology providers. Founded in 1949, M.G. Maher is a full service logistics company and ranks among the largest, full-service international freight forwarders and customs brokers. Read More »

OHL adds consumer electronics expert to team

AJOT | October 27, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Third party logistics company, OHL, recently hired Dan Gannon as Vice President, Global Account Management. In this new role, Gannon will oversee the 3PL's growing presence in the high tech and consumer electronics vertical market. Read More »

Panalpina Japan celebrates 40th anniversary

AJOT | October 27, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Forty years ago Panalpina established its first delegation office in Tokyo. In the meantime the company operates offices also in Osaka, Narita, Nagoya and Fukuoka. Coinciding with the forty-year anniversary, Panalpina Japan is gearing up to change its sta Read More »

Crowley christens new Articulated Tug-Barge (ATB) tank vessels

AJOT | October 27, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Crowley Maritime Corporation recently christened the seventh of 10 new 185,000-barrel Articulated Tug-Barge (ATB) tank vessels that the company will take delivery of in 2010 and 2011. The vessels christened were the tug Pride and barge 650-7. Read More »

DryShips appointment of CFO

AJOT | October 22, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

DryShips, Inc., a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk cargoes and offshore contract drilling oil services, announced that it named Ziad Nakhleh as the Company's Chief Financial Officer effective November 1, 2009. This position wa Read More »

WWL boosts China Express Service

AJOT | October 15, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Sailings on China Express, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) dedicated Japan-Korea-China ro/ro (PCTC) service, have been upped to three sailings a month because of a resurgence in trade between the three countries in vehicles, rolling equipment and non Read More »

BBC Chartering USA selects Palm Beach for S.A. service

AJOT | October 06, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Palm Beach District announced a new monthly service, BBC Andino Express Line, from the Port of Palm Beach to north and west coasts of Columbia, Ecuador, Peru and Chile beginning in November 2009. This will mark the first time BBC has offered a Read More »

WWPC Members In Concerted Action Secure Water Supply For Las Vegas

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

In a concerted operation Albacor Shipping of USA and LS-International Cargo from Germany, both exclusive Members to the Worldwide Project Consortium WWPC, arranged for a total of 3500 cbm of project cargo with H/Lifts upto 112 Tons from the Factory in Ger Read More »

Stone crushers shipped to mining operations in South Africa

AJOT | September 22, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Project Management Logistics (Pty) Ltd, the South African Member of the Worldwide Project Consortium Ltd WWPC, recently arranged for the move of three mobile crushers from South Dakota, USA to Durban, South Africa. They were transported to a mine in the L Read More »

Dockwise Mighty Servant 1 safely escorted by EURNAVFOR through Gulf of Aden

AJOT | September 17, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Dockwise semi-submersible, heavy-marine transport vessel, Mighty Servant 1, was recently safely escorted by EUNAVFOR warships through the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC) in the Gulf of Aden. Read More »

Rickmers-Linie vessel calls Thessaloniki for special project cargo

AJOT | September 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

During the annual WWPC Conference in Frankfurt in May 2009, WWPC Member DELTA Maritime Limited, from Greece, and longstanding sponsor Rickmers-Linie, had a chat about general services that resulted in a booking. Read More »

Crowley’s newest heavy-lift deck barge makes waves in Portland, OR

AJOT | September 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Crowley welcomed the newest 400-foot by 105-foot, heavy-lift deck barge to its fleet at a christening celebration at the Gunderson Marine shipyard in Portland, OR. Micki Harrison, Crowley's regional human resources manager, did the honors, smashing a bott Read More »

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 »