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2014 Media Kit

Liner Shipping

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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 »

Port of Oakland applauds call for Federal Mediator in labor talks

AJOT | January 06, 2015 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Port of Oakland has applauded a decision to bring federal mediation to stalled West Coast waterfront labor talks. It called the action a key first step in breaking an eight-month negotiating impasse between employers of the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. Read More »

CMA CGM and the integrated logistics group Multiparques join together in Angola

AJOT | January 06, 2015 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Regulatory Issues | Ports | Container Port

The CMA CGM Group has announced the signature of logistics memorandum of agreements with Multiparques Group, represented by its General Manager Leonel Pinto, on December 18th 2014 in Paris, and in the presence of the French and Angola Foreign Affairs Ministers, Laurent Fabius and George Rebelo Pinto Chicoti. Those agreements define the two groups association for the terminal operation, and tend to develop logistics platforms in Angola. Read More »

WesPac Midstream, Pivotal LNG and TOTE sign agreement for LNG

AJOT | January 06, 2015 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

WesPac Midstream LLC (WesPac) and Pivotal LNG, Inc. (Pivotal LNG), a wholly owned subsidiary of AGL Resources Inc., have announced they signed a long-term agreement with TOTE, Inc. (TOTE) to provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) to fuel TOTE’s two new state-of-the-art containerships.   Read More »

Federal mediator arriving to join U.S. West Coast ports talks

Reuters | January 06, 2015 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Dry Bulk Port | Break Bulk Port | RoRo Port | Container Port

A federal mediator was expected to arrive in southern California on Tuesday to take part in negotiations over a new contract between employers at 29 U.S. West Coast ports and the union representing some 20,000 dock workers. Read More »

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