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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 »

Maersk Line looking more to Africa, S.America

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The world's biggest container shipper, Maersk Line, is increasingly serving Latin America and Africa with ships sailing directly from Asia to tap accelerating growth in those markets, the Financial Times said.

Many of the ships that Maersk ha Read More »

Shipper-carrier panel takes on tough issues in US.-Asia trade

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (WTSA), a research and discussion forum of major container shipping lines in the U.S.-Asia trade lane, has formed a 16-member advisory board to solicit input from a broad cross-section of freight shipper Read More »

LaGoy to lead Sea Star Line commercial team

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Sea Star Line, LLC. has announced that Ned LaGoy has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Commercial, and will assume leadership of the Sea Star's marketing, sales, customer service and yield management. Read More »

Container market to recover on intra-Asia trade

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Asian container exports to the West will take up to five years to recover after last year's market plunge, but a boom in traffic between China and Southeast Asia will help offset losses, the head of Pacific International Lines (PIL) said. Read More »

World’s leading container liners join forces in fight against piracy

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The world's three largest container shipping companies have decided to cooperate in the fight against piracy in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean. The cooperation between CMA CGM, MSC and Maersk Line includes information exchange on safety measures, p Read More »

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 »

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 »

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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