Breakbulk & Projects

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 »

TITAN & CSA to partner on environmentally sensitive salvage and wreck removal jobs

AJOT | June 09, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

TITAN Salvage and CSA International, Inc. announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding that allows TITAN to gain the experience and expertise of CSA's coral reef and seagrass experts when TITAN undertakes environmentally sensitive jobs an Read More »

UASC president & CEO departs after completion of term

AJOT | May 31, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Board of Directors of United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) announced that Mr. Ken Bloch Soerensen is leaving after successfully completing his four year contract with the company ended on May 31, 2009. Read More »

President of China Shipping receives International Hall of Fame Award

AJOT | May 31, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Mr. Li Shao De, President of China Shipping (Group) Company, received the prestigious International Hall of Fame Award for 2009. The Maritime Association Port of New York & New Jersey founded this award in 1993 to recognize maritime visionaries, who throu Read More »

APL finds home in Phoenix, moving by 3Q 2009

AJOT | May 31, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

NOL Group, parent company of APL, identified an office building in Phoenix, Arizona as the new home for its regional headquarters in the Americas. Read More »

ICL earns ‘Supplier Excellence Award’ from Eastman Chemical

AJOT | May 31, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Independent Container Line (ICL) earned the 'Supplier Excellence Award' from Eastman Chemical Company for 2008 for the second year in a row. Read More »

Premium Article  From Bremen to Houston to Alberta

Peter Buxbaum | May 17, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects | Energy | Ports & Terminals

Houston is a port that is known for handling a great deal of project cargo, much of it exports of locally manufactured oil and gas exploration and drilling equipment. But it might not be the first port that comes to mind for delivery of European oil and g Read More »

New state-of-the-art ship for WWL

AJOT | May 17, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

One of world's largest and most environmentally adapted car and truck carrying vessels, MV Tijuca, was named in Melbourne, Australia. The Lady Sponsor is Mrs. Andrea Schrempp, wife of Wolfgang D Schrempp, President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacif Read More »

Sour economy takes toll on US-Flag lakers in April

AJOT | May 14, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

US-Flag vessels working the Great Lakes saw their cargo totals plummet in April as steel mills, iron ore mines, and other industrial activities slumped from the weight of the recession. Cargo movement totaled only 5.1 million tons, a decrease of 45% compa Read More »

WWL adds Ecuador, Peru to North America/South America Trade

AJOT | May 14, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

John Felitto, Executive Vice President, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Region Americas, explains, South America's economy attracts a variety of ro/ro cargo, from vehicles to agricultural, construction, mining and factory equipment. Our service will be an Read More »

First BBC Chartering vessel discharges cargo at San Francisco’s Pier 80

AJOT | May 05, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The BBC England, a 10,380-deadweight-ton general cargo carrier operated by BBC Chartering, recently made its maiden call at the Port of San Francisco's Pier 80 marine terminal to discharge project cargo. This is the first call to the Port by a BBC Charte Read More »

Crowley takes delivery of 10th ATB in Mississippi

AJOT | April 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

On the wake of the christening and launching of its newest heavy-lift-series deck barge in Portland, OR, Crowley took delivery of its newest Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) - the tug Commitment and barge 650-6 in Pascagoula, MS. The 185,000-barrel ATB, the 10 Read More »

Crowley christens and launches newest heavy lift series deck barge in Portland, OR

AJOT | April 06, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

In the first of several vessel deliveries over the next few weeks, Crowley christened and launched its newest heavy-lift series deck barge, the 455-4, at Gunderson Marine Shipyard in Portland, OR. Read More »

The Grimaldi Group adds Boston call to its West Africa direct service

AJOT | April 05, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Grimaldi Group has added Boston as its newest port-of-call to the twice monthly, Direct ro/ro Service between the US and West Africa. Grimaldi is already accepting deliveries for its inaugural call in mid-April. Read More »