Liner Shipping

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 »

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 »