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INTTRA and Descartes announce alliance to improve global ocean shipping process

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Liner Shipping

INTTRA, a leading provider of e-commerce solutions for the ocean freight industry, and The Descartes Systems Group Inc, a federated global logistics network, announced an alliance to enhance international ocean shipping processes and capabilities availabl Read More »

Sea Star Line reorganizes to better serve the market

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Sea Star Line reorganizes to better serve its market. Carl Fox, Senior Vice President of Commercial announced that the organization will be realigned to better position Sea Star for future growth. Read More »

Matson launches expanded China ’ Long Beach Express

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Matson launched its expanded China ' Long Beach Express service this week, with the first departures from Hong Kong and Yantian and a new second weekly call at Shanghai. The new weekly service allows Matson to extend its geographic reach to the South Chi Read More »

Evergreen Line will add an extra vessel to KHP service

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Liner Shipping

With the vigorous growth of Vietnam's economy, Evergreen Line will add an additional ship to its Kaohsiung-Haiphong Shuttle Service (KHP service) starting at the end of September. Read More »

Premium Article  CSL orders 10 ships from China

Leo Ryan | September 13, 2010 | Liner Shipping

By Leo Ryan, AJOT

In an initiative to capitalize on long-term global and domestic demand for commodities, CSL Group of Montreal has placed an order worth some US$500 million with China’s Chengxi Shipyard for 10 self-unloading bu Read More »

Ocean World Lines opens new office in Singapore

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Ocean World Lines (OWL), a global door-to-door and end-to-end NVOCC, is opening a new office in Singapore in line with its expanding presence in the Asia-Pacific region. Read More »

TUI eyes Hapag IPO

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Liner Shipping

German tourism group TUI is preparing to float its 43 percent stake in container shipping group Hapag-Lloyd as a first step in a strategic reshuffle, company and financial sources said.

The process is expected to lead to combining TUI and listed Briti Read More »

Crowley opens Customs bonded warehouse in Panama

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Crowley's distribution center network in Panama, also known as Trailmovil, SA, last week opened a new Customs bonded warehouse facility to provide the Panamanian market with storage and cargo handling that focuses on proper treatment and security. The fac Read More »

Hamburg S’d announces general rate increase for East Coast US/Canadian cargo shipments to Europe

AJOT | September 02, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Hamburg S'd announced today that effective October 15, 2010, a General Rate Increase (GRI) will be applied to all cargo moving from the East Coasts of the United States and Canada to Europe. Read More »

MOL starts safety campaign

AJOT | September 02, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the launch of the semiannual Safety Campaign for all MOL-operated vessels. During the campaign, the company will publicize about the MOL goal of 'four zeroes'- zero serious marine incidents, zero oil pollution, zero fat Read More »

CMA CGM Group first-half 2010 results

AJOT | September 02, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The Board of Directors of France-based CMA CGM, the world's third largest container shipping Group, met under the chairmanship of Jacques R. Saad' to review the financial statements for the six months ending 30 June 2010.

The recovery in busi Read More »

Premium Article  Four carriers to jointly launch new service from Asia to South America West Coast

AJOT | August 29, 2010 | Liner Shipping

China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL), Hanjin Shipping (HANJIN), CMA CGM S.A. (CMA CGM) and Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) have announced that they will jointly launch a new direct service from Asia to South America West Coast including Manzanillo, Mexico. Read More »

CMA CGM launches a new direct service from Asia to South America West Coast

AJOT | August 24, 2010 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM is pleased to announce the launch of ACSA 2, a new direct service between Asia, Mexico and the West Coast of South America, operated in partnership with CSCL, Hanjin Shipping and Hyundai Merchant Marine.

This new joint service will st Read More »

Hapag-Lloyd adds additional vessel to New Orleans container service

AJOT | August 24, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Hapag-Lloyd ' one of the world's largest container shipping companies ' will add an additional vessel in September to its existing Mediterranean service into the Port of New Orleans.

The new vessel will add about 12 vessel calls per year and Read More »

OWL opens new offices in China

AJOT | August 19, 2010 | Liner Shipping

OWL opens new offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Qingdao
Ocean World Lines (OWL), a global door-to-door and end-to-end NVOCC, announced that it has promoted Eric Seamon to the position of vice president OWL Asia,effective immediately.
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Trade recovery boosts Maersk, DP World earnings

AJOT | August 19, 2010 | Liner Shipping

A recovery in global trade lifted profits at key port and shipping operators and pointed to continued strong results in the second half of the year.

Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk rebounded into profit in the first half, ben Read More »

MOL steps up to transport shoes for African children

AJOT | August 19, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the company's agreement to cooperate on a Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning (JOICFP*1) project to distribute shoes to needy children in Zambia. MOL will provide transport service for Read More »

NOL carried 18% more cargo

AJOT | August 17, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), the world's sixth-largest container shipping firm, said on Monday it carried 18 percent more containers in the four weeks to July 23 compared to a year ago. Read More »

TCC releases online schedule enquiry using ARL’S e-schedule platform

AJOT | August 17, 2010 | Liner Shipping

TCC, The Containership Company, adds online schedule enquiries to their web-site using arl-shipping.com's e-Schedule web platform.

The TCC website, containership-company.com, now allows customers and business partners to query for suitable de Read More »

Rickmers giant on maiden call in Hamburg

AJOT | August 17, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The largest Rickmers ship ever to call in the Port of Hamburg arrived at the Burchardkai Terminal on on August 13th. The 13,100TEU Maersk Edinburgh, which was christened Pearl Rickmers by Nina Ruge in South Korea on July 2nd, was built for the Rickmers Gr Read More »