Liner Shipping

Maersk will continue calling at Port of Houston

AJOT | June 24, 2015 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Maersk Line, and its affiliated shipping services, SeaLand and Safmarine, will continue to call at the Port of Houston Authority, which the carrier says is a key partner in helping provide the best service possible to its customers. Read More »

MOL Liner and MOL Asia announces senior management personnel changes

AJOT | June 24, 2015 | Liner Shipping

MOL Liner Ltd. (“MOL Liner”) and MOL Asia Ltd. (“MOL Asia) have announced that the companies had moved forward with changes in its senior management. Read More »

Webb Institute awards Thomas B. Crowley, Jr. an honorary degree

AJOT | June 24, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Webb Institute presented Mr. Thomas B. Crowley, Jr., CEO and chairman of the Board of Directors at Crowley Maritime (Oakland, Calif.), with an Honorary Doctorate of Commercial Science degree at Webb Institute’s 119th commencement on Saturday, June 20. Read More »

TSB deploys a team to the St. Lawrence River near Cornwall, Ontario, to assess two occurrences

PR Newswire | June 23, 2015 | Liner Shipping

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is deploying a team of investigators to the St. Lawrence River near Cornwall, Ontario, to assess two occurrences involving the tugboats Lac Manitoba and LCM 131 which have capsized. Read More »

ZIM Announces Joining of a CIO to the Company’s Management

PR Newswire | June 23, 2015 | Liner Shipping

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. announced that on June 23, 2015 Mr. Eyal Ben Amram was appointed as Chief Information Officer (”CIO”) of the Company, effective as of July 1, 2015. Read More »

Market Recovery Likely for Atlantic Panamax Vessels by End of Decade: Platts Report

PR Newswire | June 23, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Shipowners operating in the trans-Atlantic dry bulk market, where prices have been plumbing two-year lows on the back of acute vessel oversupply and shifting patterns in minerals demand, could be facing brighter days, according to the latest special report released by Platts, a leading global provider of energy and commodities information. Read More »

Inaugural Message by MOL President Junichiro Ikeda

AJOT | June 23, 2015 | Liner Shipping

"Enhance human quality and be logistics business partners around the world" Read More »

China extends ship scrapping subsidy programme to end-2017

Reuters | June 23, 2015 | Liner Shipping

China on Tuesday extended by two years a subsidy programme that encourages shipping companies to scrap old vessels in a bid to support an industry struggling to emerge from a global downturn. Read More »

GAC joins World Ocean Council

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Working with diverse business interests to promote sustainability of the seas Read More »

IbisTek Crowley shares logistics solutions during U.S. Embassy-hosted seminar in Ghana

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Liner Shipping

The seminar, which drew in more than 60 representatives from 20 companies across the state, allowed IbisTek Crowley to share insight and best practices that can ultimately help Ghana realize the full potential of its offshore petroleum resources. Read More »

Aliança: Second flagship in the cabotage fleet christened

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Liner Shipping

With the christening of the new container ship “Vicente Pinzón”, the Hamburg Süd subsidiary Alianҫa has momentarily completed the expansion and modernisation of its cabotage fleet. In the past two years, Read More »

Bahri & SEC Ink 5-year transportation Contract

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Liner Shipping

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) and Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a period of five years, appointing Bahri to transport all the equipment, tools, spare parts and products imported from outside by SEC. Read More »

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Direct Continuation of Time Charter Agreement for m/v Boston

GlobeNewswire | June 22, 2015 | Liner Shipping

The gross charter rate is US$13,000 per day, minus a 4.75% commission paid to third parties. The new charter period is expected to commence on August 9, 2015. Read More »

G6 Alliance announces Asia/Europe Service Enhancements

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Liner Shipping

In response to market demand, members of the G6 Alliance announced Asia–Europe service enhancements to improve product transit times and coverage. Read More »

MOL Group Ship Management Company Earns ISO50001 and ISO14001 Certification

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Liner Shipping

All 4 Management Companies for Dry Bulkers Hold Certificates Read More »

NLNG eyes $1.5 billion debut ship yard in Nigeria

Reuters | June 19, 2015 | Energy | Maritime | Liner Shipping

Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company (NLNG) is sponsoring the construction of the first major ship yard in Africa’s biggest economy at the cost of $1.5 billion, in its attempt to turn the country into a hub for maritime operations on the continent. Read More »

BBC Chartering announces bi-weekly Trans-Atlantic service

AJOT | June 19, 2015 | Liner Shipping

The carrier takes this as an opportunity to promote the service as a new regular sailing which is open for additional volumes to be shipped from Continental Europe to the US Gulf and East Coast. Read More »

Crowley to Add Sailings from North Atlantic to Puerto Rico

AJOT | June 19, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Responding to customers’ needs for additional shipping service in the Northeast, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s liner services group today announced it will add sailings between Pennsauken, N.J., and San Juan, Puerto Rico, this summer. Read More »

Hijacked Orkim Harmony tanker released, pirates escape

Reuters | June 18, 2015 | Liner Shipping

The hijacked oil tanker Orkim Harmony has been released by pirates, who fled in the ship’s rescue boat, Malaysian navy and maritime officials said on Friday. Read More »

US, EU, China’s maritime regulators seek closer antitrust cooperation

Reuters | June 18, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Maritime regulators from the United States, China and the European Union agreed to cooperate more closely to monitor increased tie-ups among shipping groups. Read More »