Liner Shipping

NOL Group’s Widdows receives shipping honor


AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Liner Shipping

NOL Group CEO Ron Widdows has received the Connie Award from the Containerization and Intermodal Institute. The 50-year-old trade association promotes maritime interests and supports students interested in trade and transportation. Read More »

Shipping Corp of India files regulator application for FPO

AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Liner Shipping

State-run Shipping Corp of India said it has filed an application for its follow-on public offer with the stock market regulator. Read More »

CargoSmart launches EU ICS solution

AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Liner Shipping

CargoSmart Limited, a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) global shipping and logistics solutions provider, announced its Import Control System Solution for ocean carriers to comply with the upcoming European Union Regulation 1875/2006, also known as the Read More »

Maersk wins JC Penney International Supplier of the Year Award

AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line has received the 2009 JC Penney International Supplier of the Year Award as part of the Purchasing Partnership Award for Supply Chain at the JC Penney Global Supplier Summit which was held in Hong Kong. The annual summit was attended by over Read More »

NOL carry 6% more cargo

AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), the world's fifth-largest container shipping firm, said it carried six percent more containers in the four weeks to Sept 17 compared to a year ago. Read More »

Yang Ming (America) Corp.  announces new US chassis policy

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Effective November 1, 2010, Yang Ming (America) Corp., (YML), will no longer provide chassis for container transport to and from certain U.S. locations. This change is intended to increase cost effectiveness and turnaround efficiency, while importantly al Read More »

MOL pitches in to provide ocean transport of Children’s Clothing Donations for Tanzania

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd announced that the company is joining the 'With All Our Hearts*1' international contribution project to recycle children's clothing, and will assist with transportation of the clothing. The project is sponsored by Japan's Ministry Read More »

APL named Asia’s top container shipping line for third straight year

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Liner Shipping

For the third straight year, APL has been named Asian Container Shipping Line of the Year. The award was announced at the 12th annual Lloyd's List Asia awards. Read More »

APL volunteers to clear the air over Hong Kong

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Liner Shipping

APL, the world's fifth-largest container shipping line, has volunteered to clear the air over Hong Kong. The carrier said today it will begin using cleaner-burning fuel in its 85 ships calling here weekly.

APL said the decision to use low-su Read More »

Seafreight to open 25-acre cargo terminal at Port Everglades

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The Broward County Commission has awarded a 10-year cargo terminal lease to SeaFreight Agencies for a new 25-acre facility at Port Everglades. SeaFreight will be the Port's first tenant to begin operations on a new container yard that is nearing completio Read More »

Widdows and Hemingway honored at Connie Award dinner in Long Beach

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Ronald Widdows, Group President and Chief Executive Officer of NOL, and Jon Hemingway, Chief Executive Officer of Carrix and SSA Marine, were awarded Connie Awards presented by the Containerization and Intermodal Institute (CII) at an industry-wide dinner Read More »

Evergreen’s Dr. Chang Yung-fa awarded

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Group Chairman Dr. Chang Yung-fa was named "Newsmaker of the Year" by the well-respected international marine magazine Lloyd's List in its award ceremony held in Singapore. Dr. Chang was recognized for having made the greatest impact on the deve Read More »

Hapag-LLoyd increases debt issue on strong demand

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Liner Shipping

German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has placed about $700 million in senior notes in the capital market, 40 percent more than planned after attracting strong investor demand, a stakeholder in the firm said.

Hapag, the world's fifth- Read More »

Crowley names new VP of Strategic Initiatives and Marketing

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corp. announced that Carl R. Fox has been named vice president of strategic initiatives and marketing for the liner and logistics business units.

In this role, he is responsible for formulating strategic market and trade lane Read More »

Coast Guard says Houston Channel shut 3 days

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The Houston Ship Channel closed for three days after a barge struck a highline electrical tower this past weekend, downing a power line stretching across the waterway to the busiest U.S. petrochemical port, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Read More »

Christening of the CMA CGM world’s largest Maltese-flagged containership

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM, the world's third largest container shipping Group announced the christening of the 11,400-TEU* CMA CGM PEGASUS, at Malta Freeport Terminal, Port of Marsaxlokk. Read More »

TSA creates shipper advisory board, launches ongoing consolations with customers

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Container shipping lines in the transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) have opened an unprecedented new channel of communication with customers, with the establishment of a shipper advisory board. The new panel provides a forum, under TSA auspices, to Read More »

Safmarine gets closer to Indian Subcontinent customers by inaugurating new ISC Region

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Liner shipping company Safmarine Container Lines is pleased to announce the formation of a new Region in its global organization to further enhance the difference being made by Safmariners around the world to customers trading to and from the Indian Subco Read More »

Evergreen Line improves efficiency of refrigerated fleet


AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Aiming to improve the energy efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of its refrigerated container fleet, Evergreen Line has purchased 2,000 PrimeLINE' refrigeration units from Carrier Transicold. Carrier Transicold is a unit of Carrier Corp., the Read More »

Hamburg S’d supporting tests with low-sulphur fuel in Santos and the Gulf of Mexico

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Liner Shipping

For the second time this year, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), with the support of Hamburg S'd, has been able to generate important data on possible contaminant reductions in marine shipping.

In late August 2010, Low Read More »