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Maersk Line adds direct S. Vietnam call with largest vessels to date Direct from Ho Chi Minh City…

AJOT | April 01, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line announces it will adjust its Trans-Pacific 6 service (TP6) to add a direct, all water call from South Vietnam to the US West Coast. With the direct TP6 call, Maersk Line becomes the first carrier to introduce the 'Post-Panamax' class (9000 TEU Read More »

Crowley receives prestigious Toyota Logistics Service Award for Excellence

AJOT | April 01, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Toyota Logistics Services recently presented Crowley's Puerto Rico/Caribbean liner services group with its prestigious Award for Excellence in Quality in the marine division for 2009. It was the eighth consecutive year the company has received recognition Read More »

Evergreen, Wan Hai Lines and Simatech Shipping to launch East Africa joint service

AJOT | April 01, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line, Wan Hai Lines Ltd (WHL), and Simatech Shipping have agreed to operate an East Africa Service (EAF) with three ships of 1,200 TEU capacity. Evergreen, WHL, and SSF will each operate one vessel. Read More »

Asia-U.S. container lines reaffirm commitment to 2010 revenue program

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Member carriers in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) concluded CEO-level meetings in Taipei with a positive but cautious assessment of the Asia-U.S. freight market going forward support for the recommended TSA guideline rate increases of US$8 Read More »

Hamburg S’d invests in service enhancements for customers

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The recent call of Hamburg S'd's containership 'Cap Bon' at San Francisco/Oakland is a visible sign of the company's continued commitment to meeting the needs of customers for vessel and schedule integrity and access to a widening array of major markets w Read More »

Carrier Transicold’s Vector’ 6600MT multi-temperature hybrid trailer refrigeration

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Featuring next-generation technologies, the new Vector' 6600MT hybrid trailer refrigeration unit from Carrier Transicold raises the bar on multi-temperature trailer refrigeration system capacity while reducing fuel consumption and emissions. Carrier Trans Read More »

Rising trade tide lifts Asian container shippers

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Asian container shippers, which slogged through their worst-ever year in 2009, could be headed for a smoother ride after a surprise upswing in volumes and freight rates this year propelled major routes back to profitable levels.

Restocking by Read More »

Maersk Line adds Direct S. Vietnam Call w/ largest vessels to date Dir. from Ho Chi Minh City to LA

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line announces it will adjust its Trans-Pacific 6 service (TP6) to add a direct, all water call from South Vietnam to the US West Coast. With the direct TP6 call, Maersk Line becomes the first carrier to introduce the 'Post-Panamax' class (9000 TEU Read More »

Landmark Clean Air rules set for ships

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Friends of the Earth calls new limits on air pollution from ships a major victory'the result of more than ten years of advocacy
The international body governing the shipping industry approved rules to limit air pollution from ships in most U Read More »

MOL develops marine use diesel particulate filter

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the joint development, along with Akasaka Diesels Limited*, of a diesel particulate filter (DPF) for vessels that use marine heavy fuel oil. Read More »

Hanjin Shipping renews commitment to INTTRA Global Network

AJOT | March 17, 2010 | Liner Shipping

INTTRA and Hanjin jointly announced that Hanjin Shipping, a world class carrier headquartered in Seoul, Korea, will expand its use of the e-commerce services offered by INTTRA including selecting INTTRA as their preferred e-commerce platform for customer Read More »

Evergreen and China Shipping introduce China-Philippines-Thailand (CPT) Express Service

AJOT | March 14, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line and China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) will launch a new joint service, the China-Philippines-Thailand (CPT) Express Service effective mid-March. Read More »

MOL to open new Chennai Service: ‘SMX’

AJOT | March 14, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the opening of the new route 'SMX' linking Laem Chabang, Singapore, Port Kelang, and Chennai starting on March 23. Read More »

Maersk targets “modest” 2010 profit after 2009 loss

AJOT | March 14, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk said it would return to a "modest" profit in 2010 after weak global trade knocked freight rates and dragged it to a deeper-than-expected loss for 2009.

The group's Maersk Line is the world's bi Read More »

Sea Star Line takes on a noble mission

AJOT | March 14, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Sea Star Line, LLC announced that it has been selected to transport a prized piece of artwork for the new Wildlife Museum in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The 'Noble Ruler' is a life sized sculpture of an African Elephant. It was commissioned by Sa Read More »

Crowley’s Neah Bay emergency response tug assists disabled containership

AJOT | March 14, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation's tugboat Hunter, the state-funded emergency response tug stationed at Neah Bay, Wash., was dispatched this week to assist the 712-foot container vessel, Horizon Tacoma, after the vessel experienced engine problems. Read More »

MOL announces changes to Asia-East Coast South America service

AJOT | March 14, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced revised coverage on its Asia-East Coast South America Service (CSW).

The revised coverage will make an additional call at Xingang, Dalian, Qingdao, Pusan and Shanghai. The revised port rotation is Xingang, Dalian Qi Read More »

Maersk Line chief cautious on global economy

AJOT | March 14, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Global trade needs a new driving force as companies around the world complete restocking in the second quarter, the world top container shipper said, puncturing optimism about the pace of economic recovery.

Eivind Kolding, head of the box shi Read More »

Crowley doubles warehouse space for logistics customers in Jacksonville

AJOT | March 14, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Crowley has moved to a new 70,000 square foot warehouse at JAXPORT's Dames Point location, minutes from the company's headquarters. With this move, the company has doubled its north Florida warehouse space. This new location at 3700 Port Jacksonville Par Read More »

Farrell Lines introduces two additional US flag vessels

AJOT | March 14, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Farrell Lines announced the addition of two U.S. flag roll-on, roll-off vessels into its fleet, the ALLIANCE BEAUMONT and ALLIANCE CHARLESTON. These ships complement the ALLIANCE ST. LOUIS and ALLIANCE NORFOLK, which have been U.S. flag vessels since Febr Read More »