Liner Shipping

Crowley recognized for its EcoStewardship

AJOT | May 20, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corp. was recently recognized for its environmental stewardship by the Port of the Seattle and Seattle Propeller Club, which teamed to present the company with its runner up award for Marine Environmental Business of the Year. The awards Read More »

APL joins INTTRA e-commerce platform

AJOT | May 18, 2010 | Liner Shipping

INTTRA announced that container shipping line, APL has joined the INTTRA e-commerce portal.

The INTTRA network consists of electronic links with over 30 leading ocean carriers and more than 50,000 active network connections with shippers to s Read More »

Safmarine announces new Horn of Africa Service 


AJOT | May 18, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The new service will be Safmarine's first direct shipping service between Far East, Arabian Gulf and the Horn of Africa

Africa shipping specialist Safmarine has announced the launch of its first direct, fully-containerised shipping ser Read More »

Two additional calls for CMA CGM Asia - Gulf of Mexico service (PEX 3)

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Mobile, USA (Alabama) and Pusan, Korea are the two new calls that will beadded to the PEX3 service (Asia-Gulf of Mexico) effective May 20, 2010.

This upgrade will allow:

  • A wider port coverage with the best transit times between Asi Read More »

Singapore NOL says Q1 net loss at $98 million, sees FY profit

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Neptune Orient Lines , the world's fourth largest container shipping firm, a wider-than-expected first quarter net loss, but it expects to return to profit for the full year. Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Charleston adds new Asia Service, posts 24% volume gain

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) has announced double-digit volume increases during March, along with the addition of a new service between Charleston, Northern China and South Korea. Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Vancouver USA welcomes Spar Rigel on her maiden voyage

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the Spar Rigel, commanded by Capt. Ranish Raveendran of India, on her maiden voyage to the United States on April 30, 2010. Read More »

Maersk raises 2010 outlook after Q1 profit jumps

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk raised 2010 profit guidance after a forecast-beating first quarter driven by recovering freight rates and higher oil prices. Read More »

Premium Article  One year after Maersk Alabama incident piracy prosecution difficult

AJOT | May 09, 2010 | International Trade | Liner Shipping

One year after the hijacking of the U.S.-flagged Maersk Alabama and the rescue of Capt. Richard Phillips, piracy still persists and prosecution of those captured remains difficult. Read More »

CMA CGM carries works of art for Shanghai World Expo

AJOT | May 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

As part of the Shanghai World Expo, the CMA CGM Group has shipped 5 works of art on behalf of the JGM Gallery specialized in contemporary sculpture. Four sculptures were transported aboard the CMA CGM FIDELIO between Zeebrugge and Shanghai on the French A Read More »

Fourth Asia’Europe service operated by the Grand Alliance and New World Alliance from Hamburg

AJOT | May 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The inaugural arrival on April 28th 2010 at the Port of Hamburg meant that the number of Far East'Northern Europe liner services operated by the 'Grand Alliance' ' a consortium of the shipping companies Hapag-Lloyd, NYK and OOCL ' once again totals four. Read More »

After a year shaped by global crisis, CMA CGM returns to profit

AJOT | May 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The Board of Directors of France-based CMA CGM, the world's third largest container shipping group, recently met under the chairmanship of M. Jacques R. Saad' to review the financial statements for the year ended December 2009.

In a container Read More »

Maersk Line partners with Aqualife to transport shellfish by container from Canada to EU

AJOT | May 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

With the arrival of the Maersk Palermo on May18, Maersk Line returns for a weekly call to Halifax, Nova Scotia at Halterm with a new exciting technology inside some of its containers 'aquariums which will hold live seafood to be transported from Canada to Read More »

China COSCO returns to profit in Q1 on higher rates

AJOT | April 29, 2010 | Liner Shipping

China COSCO Holdings, flagship of the country's premier shipping conglomerate, returned to profit in the first quarter of 2010, buoyed by an improving shipping industry as the global economy recovers.

China COSCO, which operates the world's l Read More »

CMA CGM develops its activity in Iraq

AJOT | April 29, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Group announced the opening on April 30th of its newly renovated deep water quay in Umm Qasr port. This quay is dedicated exclusively to CMA CGM vessels and equipped with the most modern cargo-handling facilities thus allowing CMA CGM a comple Read More »

Limited Brands honors MOL with service provider of the year award

AJOT | April 29, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Limited Brands Logistics Services, the transportation arm of specialty retailer, Limited Brands, has named MOL its 2009 'Ocean Carrier Service Provider of the Year.' Read More »

UASC resumes second scheduled service from Hamburg to the Far East

AJOT | April 29, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The container shipping line United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), based in Kuwait, has reinstated its second Europe'Far East service. The first arrival of the AEC-1 scheduled liner service at the Port of Hamburg took place on 27 April 2010 with the docking Read More »

Deadly new Russian weapon hides in shipping container

AJOT | April 26, 2010 | Liner Shipping

A Russian company is marketing a devastating new cruise missile system which can be hidden inside a shipping container, giving any merchant vessel the capability to wipe out an aircraft carrier.

Potential customers for the formidable Club-K s Read More »

NOL says cargo up 32%

AJOT | April 26, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), the world's fourth-biggest container shipping firm, said on Monday it carried 32 percent more containers in the four weeks to April 2 from a year ago.

NOL said in a statement it carried the equivalent o Read More »

OOCL announces the launch of OOCL Carbon Calculator

AJOT | April 26, 2010 | Liner Shipping

OOCL is delighted to announce the launch of the OOCL Carbon Calculator on April 27, 2010. The calculator is designed to assist OOCL customers in measuring the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in their supply chain. OOCL's carbon calculator is the first emis Read More »