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Oman signals intent to buy Hapag-Lloyd stake

AJOT | June 16, 2011 | Liner Shipping

An Omani state-owned fund has told TUI AG in writing that it wants to buy a stake in Hapag-Lloyd from the German tourism group, a person familiar with the matter said.

There is no binding agreement yet, though, the person said, and China's HNA Group i Read More »

Maersk Line says Asia freight rates very low

AJOT | June 16, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Container shipping rates are still low on Asia-to-Europe routes because of a glut of capacity entering the market, the head of the world's biggest container shipping company told a German paper. Read More »

Maersk sees bumper growth in Asia-Africa commods trade

AJOT | June 16, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line, the world's top container shipping firm, sees double-digit growth for its Asian shipments of palm oil, sugar and rice to Africa this year as demand for food commodities surges in frontier markets, an executive said.

Maersk, CMA CGM, Nippo Read More »

NOL signs letters of intent to build 12 new ships

AJOT | June 14, 2011 | Liner Shipping

NOL Group signed letters of intent to build 12 new container vessels. The ships, all to be built in South Korea, would include:

  • Ten 14,000-TEU vessels to be constructed by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co., Ltd; and
  • Two 9,200-TEU ve Read More »

SIRAT appointed CMA CGM Group CFO

AJOT | June 14, 2011 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM Group reinforces its financial organization with the appointment of Michel Sirat to the position of Group Chief Financial Officer.

With degrees from respectively the Institut d'Etudes Politiques of Paris, the Ecole Centrale of Paris and the Ec Read More »

Zepol reports April vessel imports increase 7.95%

AJOT | June 14, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, reports that U.S. import shipment volume for May, measured in TEUs, increased 9.27% from April and 8.76% from May of 2010. The total number of shipments also increased 9.35% from April and more th Read More »

MOL earns environmental ratings from DBJ


AJOT | June 13, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the company's acquisition of the 'DBJ Environmental Ratings' from the Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ), and received a loan based on the rating.

MOL's acquisition of the DBJ Environmental Ratings is the first in Read More »

Yangzijiang wins $700 mlllion shipbuilding contracts

AJOT | June 13, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Singapore-listed Chinese shipbuilder Yangzijiang said it had won contracts worth $700 million to build seven container ships for Seaspan Corporation with options for another 18, which could lift the total value to around $2.5 billion.

The seven vessel Read More »

NOL says shipping line president has resigned

AJOT | June 13, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) said the president of its APL shipping business has resigned and will be replaced by the current president of North Asia region.

Eng Aik Meng will leave the company on Sep 1 to take a new position outside the tra Read More »

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