Liner Shipping

NOL upbeat on growth after Q2 profit

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), the world's fifth largest container shipping firm, reported its first profit in seven quarters and expects further improvement in earnings due to higher rates and volume. Read More »

Singapore’s SGX eyes container ship swap growth

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Singapore Exchange , which recently launched clearing services for over-the-counter (OTC) container freight derivatives, is optimistic that the nascent market will grow over time, a senior SGX official said.

Last week SGX became the second cl Read More »

FuelWise’ option helps reduce gen set fuel consumption and emissions

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Liner Shipping

New testing by Carrier Transicold suggests that the FuelWise' efficiency-boosting option for Carrier Transicold's PowerLINE' generator sets can help reduce fuel consumption by up to 37 percent. The trials demonstrate the potential impact for shipping comp Read More »

MSC issues statement on Aug. 7th collision between MSC Chitra and Khalijia 3

AJOT | August 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

A collision took place in the approaches to Mumbai at about 0935 hours local time on August 7, 2010, between the MSC container vessel MSC Chitra, and the bulk carrier Khalijia 3. MSC understands that the Khalijia 3 had recently been salvaged from a three Read More »

APL starts new direct US West Coast service at ICTSI Japanese terminal

AJOT | August 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Naha International Container Terminal, Inc. (NICTI), a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) managing the international container terminal at the Port of Naha in Okinawa, Japan, welcomed a new US West Coast direct service b Read More »

Evergreen, OOCL and Simatech Shipping to launch Southeast Asia-Middle East Liner Service

AJOT | August 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line, Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) and Simatech Shipping have agreed to operate a new joint Southeast Asia-India-Middle East liner service beginning on August 20. Read More »

Matson expanding CLX Service with second string

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Matson Navigation Company announced that it is expanding its China ' Long Beach Express by adding a second string of vessels, which will provide service from the ports of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Shanghai to Long Beach. The weekly service will allow Matso Read More »

Matson adds new service from China to Long Beach


AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Matson Navigation Company announced that it is expanding its service between China and the Port of Long Beach by adding a second string of vessels.

The new vessels will provide service from the ports of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Shanghai to Lon Read More »

NOL wins IDC Enterprise Innovation award

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Global container transport and logistics leader NOL Group announced that it has been named a winner of IDC Asia Pacific's Enterprise Innovation award.

The award recognizes Asia's top organizations in IT innovation, application and business excellence. Read More »

Carrier Transicold improves stationary cold storage with Vector’ All-Electric Technology

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Carrier Transicold's Vector' 5100 all-electric refrigeration unit offers an environmentally responsible and energy-efficient solution for grocery, supermarket and other operations that use refrigerated trailers for on-site cold storage by eliminating the Read More »

Shippers’ Voice challenges shipping lines to justify benefits to their customers of larger ships

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Shippers' Voice has asked if the continued introduction of ever-larger ships brings any benefits to exporters, importers and others who actually pay the bills. Read More »

Crowley awarded San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan Air Quality Award

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation's efforts to significantly reduce carbon emissions at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach were recognized Thursday, July 29 during the third annual San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan Air Quality luncheon at t Read More »

Maersk denies ordering ships, says watching yards

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Lloyd's List said that the world's biggest container shipper, Maersk Line, was in talks with shipyards on orders for 10 giant vessels, but Maersk said it was only monitoring the capacity situation at yards. Read More »

Sea Star Line Guardian Service offers reefer monitoring, tracking, tracing and control 24/7

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Sea Star Line announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Mark-It Services in order to equip their refrigerated systems (Reefers) with both Global Positioning and Radio Frequency Identifications Systems creating the Sea Star Line Refri Read More »

Horizon Lines Q2 profit beats Wall Street

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Container shipping company Horizon Lines Inc's quarterly profit handily beat analysts' estimates, helped by better results from its Alaska tradelane, terminal services and logistics. Read More »

CMA CGM Group takes delivery of CMA CGM Leo

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Group announced the delivery in South Korea of the CMA CGM LEO (11,400 TEU).

Built by Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyards, the CMA CGM LEO is the fifth of a series of 12 vessels of 11,400 TEU ordered by the CMA CGM Group and that w Read More »

French shipper eyes billionaire’s capital

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The owners of shipping giant CMA CGM are in talks with Belgian billionaire Albert Frere to inject capital as part of its restructuring plan, Le Figaro newspaper reported.

The French daily said talks were still in the early stages, but the tra Read More »

Crowley transporting steel buildings to help Haitians

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation continues to work with relief and commercial organizations to provide goods and materials needed by Haiti residents in the aftermath of January's major earthquake. Most recently, Crowley began transporting emergency housing un Read More »

MOL Paramount makes its inaugural voyage

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The MOL Paramount is currently the largest container vessel with weekly and direct service calling the Port of Halifax. The MOL Paramount made its inaugural voyage on July 21, 2010 to the South End Container Terminal, operated by Halterm Container Termina Read More »

CMA CGM Group optimizes its Columbus Service linking Asia and North America

AJOT | July 25, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Group announced the inaugural call in Seattle of the CMA CGM RABELAIS, 6,500-TEU containership.

The vessel is operated on the Columbus loop, a pendulum service linking Japan, China and South East Asia to the United States E Read More »