Liner Shipping

Providing MOL containership to transport aid supplies from overseas

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines is determined to provide containerships to transport aid supplies from overseas. As the damages of the earthquake set in, MOL has received many calls from voices desired to transport aid supplies to Japan from overseas.

'We express Read More »

SFL acquires two container vessels for $342 mlllion

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Ship Finance International Ltd , which owns and operates ships, said it would acquire two container vessels from French container shipping company CMA CGM for $342 million. Read More »

MOL Group companies transport aid supplies to quake-stricken areas

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines reported that the group companies listed below purchased food, water, and other daily necessities, and took them to the Ohi Logistics Center, Tokyo, where they were loaded into a 40-foot container and delivered by truck to the logistic Read More »

Larkin rejoins Crowley as VP, Sales and Customer Care

AJOT | March 16, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Frank Larkin has rejoined Crowley Maritime Corporation as vice president of sales and customer care for the company's liner services and logistics groups. He is domiciled in Jacksonville and reports to Steve Collar, senior vice president and general manag Read More »

Post-quake update on MOL-operated vessels

AJOT | March 16, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Bulker C.S. Victory safe after grounding during tsunami 
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. reported that all the crew have returned to the MOL-chartered bulker C.S. Victory, which was carried toward a breakwater by the tsunami and grounded in the shallow ha Read More »

Evergreen Line to launch JTS direct service from Japan to South China region

AJOT | March 16, 2011 | Liner Shipping

In a further expansion of its intra-Asia regional network, Evergreen Line is set to launch a weekly Japan-Taiwan-South China Sea (JTS) service from March 17. Read More »

Hamburg S’d expands North America West Coast service to include Hamburg

AJOT | March 16, 2011 | Liner Shipping

At the end of a one-month journey, the CAP PALMERSTON was the first ship in the expanded North America West Coast (WAMS) service operated by Hamburg S'd to reach the Port of Hamburg yesterday. The vessel was handled and cleared at the HHLA Container Termi Read More »

Evergreen integrating group’s resources to assist Japan’s rescue efforts for earthquake and Tsunami

AJOT | March 14, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Group announced that the Group Chairman Dr. Yung-fa Chang has instructed that the Group's resources including but not limited to the marine and aviation business be used to assist the rescue work for the unspeakable tragedy of earthquake and Tsu Read More »

Post-quake situation concerning MOL-operated vessels

AJOT | March 14, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. reported that we are still gathering data concerning MOL-operated vessels that may have been affected by the Tohoku district - off the Pacific Ocean earthquake, but neither the quake itself nor the resultant tsunami caused any si Read More »

Support for victims of the Tohoku district - off the Pacific Ocean earthquake

AJOT | March 14, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. reported that MOL has begun the following support activities to help victims of the quake and to help restore their homes and cities.

  • MOL has decided to donate 50 million to help support and rescue victims of the quake Read More »

Diana Containerships announces direct continuation of time charter agreement with A.P. Moller-Maersk

AJOT | March 14, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Diana Containerships, Inc. a global shipping company specializing in the transportation of containers, announced that it has entered into a time charter contract with A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S for one of its container vessels, the m/v Sagitta, for a period o Read More »

Maersk suspends service to 3 Japan ports

AJOT | March 14, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line, has suspended service to three tsunami-hit Japanese ports, it said.

Maersk Line, a unit of Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk, said in a weekly news bulletin that it suspended service to Sendai, Onahama and Hachinohe. Read More »

CMA CGM takes action for Japan

AJOT | March 14, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Following the earthquake and tsunami that have severely hit Japan, CMA CGM takes action to support its teams on site and help in the delivery of emergency assistance.

CMA CGM Group has set up an Emergency and Communication Response Team that is closel Read More »

Maersk, Dubai to invest in Qingdao Port expansion

AJOT | March 13, 2011 | Liner Shipping

A.P. Moeller-Maersk and other foreign investors will invest in Qingdao Port Group's $4.6 billion expansion scheme in the next five years, a senior Chinese executive said.

Qingdao Port is joining Shanghai International Port (Group) Co (SIPG) and other Read More »

Evergreen Line will launch Intra-Asia new HBI route

AJOT | March 13, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Continuously optimistic about the Intra-Asia market development, Evergreen Line will launch a new ocean route from Northern China to Jakarta, which is called the HBI service, to provide prompt and convenient service between the regions. Read More »

Maersk Line zero SOx program prompts new fuel switch solution

AJOT | March 13, 2011 | Liner Shipping

As part of Maersk Line's drive to cut sulphur emissions from its fleet towards zero, the shipping line continues to expand on its fuel-switch implementations. Today the program is implemented in New Zealand.

Switching from bunker to low-sulphur fuel i Read More »

NSCSA signs new shipbuilding contracts for general cargo vessels

AJOT | March 13, 2011 | Liner Shipping

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) signed 4 shipbuilding contracts + 2 additional optional contracts, the 06th March, 2011 with Hyundai MIPO of South Korea. The contracts' value including the 2 optional contracts amounts to 1,543 Millio Read More »

NOL carries 5% more cargo in 6 weeks to Feb 11

AJOT | March 13, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) said its container shipping volumes for the six weeks to Feb 11 rose five percent from a year ago, helped by higher traffic on the intra-Asia and Asia-Europe routes.

NOL carried 321,600 forty-foot equivalent units (FEUs) dur Read More »

American Feeder Lines service to resurrect feeder ship services in the Northeast and beyond

AJOT | March 13, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Earlier this month, New York City-based American Feeder Lines announced that the company would launch a feeder ship service linking Boston, Portland, Maine and Halifax in the 2nd quarter of this year. The service is not a new idea. Services have come a Read More »

Crowley announces new service between the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico & St. Thomas, USVI

AJOT | March 13, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group will launch a new Ro/Ro (Roll-on/Roll-off) liner cargo service March 17 between Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and St. Thomas, USVI.

The fixed weekly schedule will not on Read More »