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2014 Media Kit

Liner Shipping

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BBC Chartering strengthens European representative network

AJOT | April 14, 2014 | Liner Shipping

BBC Chartering strengthens European representative network

The global provider of multipurpose and heavy lift shipping services, German based BBC Chartering, announces the launch of a new representative office in Bilbao, Spain effective April 10, 2014. This follows the recent opening of a French representation the carrier has introduced in January. Read More »

Greece faces long road to recovery, despite financial rebound

Reuters | April 09, 2014 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Nikos Mavrikos has fired half of his employees since 2010 as the Greek economy imploded, leaving his ship supply business on the verge of collapse. February marked a turning point, however: Mavrikos made a hire, his first in four years. Read More »

Premium Article  EX-IM provides lifeline for beleaguered US flag ocean carriers

Matt Miller | April 07, 2014 | Liner Shipping

As the war in Afghanistan winds down, and other major US conflicts recede in memory, shipping companies flying the American flag are scrambling for business to make up for an anticipated shortfall. That’s because federal law requires military transport cargo on US ships. Read More »

Premium Article  Cautious optimism at opening of St. Lawrence Seaway

Leo Ryan | April 07, 2014 | Liner Shipping

Cautious optimism at opening of St. Lawrence Seaway

Marine industry executives were cautiously optimistic when the 56th navigation season of the St. Lawrence Seaway opened on March 28th with the transit of Algoma Central Corporation’s newly built ship, the Algoma Equinox, through Lock 3 of the Welland Canal at St. Catharines, Ontario. Read More »

WWL adds monthly ocean service to San Antonio, Chile

AJOT | April 07, 2014 | Liner Shipping

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), a global leader in RoRo shipping and factory-to-dealer logistics, has expanded its ocean service to South America’s West Coast this month by adding a monthly call to San Antonio, Chile. Read More »

Steamship lines announce May GRIs

AJOT | April 07, 2014 | Liner Shipping

Ocean carriers have announced new general rate increases (GRIs) for eastbound cargo from Far East and Indian sub-continent origins to the US and Canada. These GRIs are expected to go into effect on May 1, 2014. Read More »

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