Liner Shipping

DecisionOne Automates its Exports with Management Dynamics

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Management Dynamics, a leading provider of Global Trade Management (GTM) solutions, today announced that DecisionOne, a leading provider of technology support services, implemented its Export On-Demand solution, a complete export compliance solution targe Read More »

CMA CGM rate restoration on Asia - Europe and Asia - Med trades

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM has decided to restore freight rates in the Asia to North Europe and Asia to Mediterranean trades.

New rate increases will apply to all cargo moving westbound from Asia to the Mediterranean and North Europe, effective October 1st, 200 Read More »

TEN announces delivery and charter of Asahi Princess

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) announced the delivery and charter of DNA-Aframax tanker Asahi Princess from Sumitomo Heavy Industries in Japan. The vessel was placed on a one-to-four month repositioning time-charter with a major internation Read More »

Grimaldi optimizes West African services

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Grimaldi has added a fifth ship for the carriage of wheeled cargo to its Southern Express service between northern Europe and West Africa. On 10 September 2009 the Grimaldi Lines ConRo ship GRANDE BENIN was handled in Hamburg on its maiden voyage. Read More »

New SE Shipping Lines service between Europe - Papeete & Noumea

AJOT | September 24, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Last June Swire Shipping decided to suspend its direct WRTW / Bank Line service, which had been operating for many years between Northern Europe and the South Pacific. Two months after this suspension, the company SE Shipping Lines announced the startup o Read More »

Asian shipping interests must speak up, says Korean Register CEO

AJOT | September 24, 2009 | Liner Shipping

According to Mr. Oh Kong-Gyun, Chairman and CEO of the Korean Register of Shipping (KR), the size of the Asian shipping and shipbuilding industries is such that they should occupy a more prominent and influential position in the international regulatory p Read More »

Shipco announces new corporate appointment

AJOT | September 24, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Shipco Transport, one of the leading NVOCC's in the United States, with offices also throughout Europe and Asia, has announced the appointment of Thorkild Hove as 'Director ' Global Accounts,' effective October 1st, 2009. Read More »

CMA CGM, Maersk upgrade service East Coast of South America - Central America - Caribbean

AJOT | September 17, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM and Maersk Line announced the following improvements to their respective Brazilian Express Service (Brazex) and North Coast Express (NCX) connecting the East Coast of South America to Central America and Caribbean, effective second half of Septemb Read More »

Carrier’s PrimeLINE’ units to enhance Chiquita’s green initiatives

AJOT | September 17, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Citing energy and weight savings and overall operational improvements, Chiquita Brands International is adding 1,250 PrimeLINE' container refrigeration units from Carrier Transicold to its banana fleet. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier Corp., a bus Read More »

James Butcher and Captain S. Y. Kuo to Receive 2009 Connie Awards

AJOT | September 17, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The Containerization & Intermodal Institute (CII) will present the 2009 Connie Awards this year to James E. Butcher, Chairman of H'egh Autoliners Inc., and to Evergreen's Vice Group Chairman Captain Shiuan Y. Kuo. Each recipient will be honored for his si Read More »

WTSA lines reaffirm adherence to bunker charge formula

AJOT | September 17, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Container shipping lines in the Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (WTSA) say they fully intend to follow the formula adopted in late 2008 for calculating bunker fuel charges, when those charges adjust on October 1, 2009. Read More »

DHL launches new Direct LCL services in United States

AJOT | September 17, 2009 | Liner Shipping

DHL announced the launch of its direct Less than Container Load (LCL) service from Los Angeles to Xingang - Tianjin enhancing its connectivity between North America and Northern China. Through Danmar Lines, DHL Global Forwarding's in-house carrier, the ne Read More »

APL upgrades Miami-to-Central America service

AJOT | September 15, 2009 | Liner Shipping

APL announced upgrades to its twice-a-week Miami service connecting the US to Central America.

The world's 5th-largest container carrier, APL said it has added a port call at Santo Tomas, Guatemala, to its CAX service (Central America Expres Read More »

China Shipping named a ‘Carrier of the Year’ by Michaels Stores

AJOT | September 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Michaels Stores, Inc. hosted its 12th Annual CEO Summit in Dallas, Texas in late August. In conjunction with the conference, the company announced its Vendor and Carrier Partnership of the Year Awards. Read More »

Horizon Lines adds Tampa to existing service between US Gulf - Puerto Rico

AJOT | September 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Lines, Inc. announced that it would add regularly scheduled vessel container service between Tampa, Florida and Puerto Rico. A vessel call at the Port of Tampa will be added to the carrier's Gulf Express Service (GAX), currently operating a fixed- Read More »

Maersk Line offers best lead-time from South Vietnam to US West Coast

AJOT | September 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line introduces an enhanced eastbound service from South Vietnam to the United States West Coast. With the introduction of the Pacific Express Service, Maersk Line has established an industry-best lead-time product, utilizing a proven network, cons Read More »

Seaspan takes delivery of 40th containership

AJOT | September 10, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Seaspan Corporation announced that it accepted delivery of the MOL Eminence from Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. The 5,100 TEU containership is Seaspan's fifth newbuilding in 2009 and expands the Company's fleet to 40 vessels. The MOL Eminence is chart Read More »

Deltaport hosts the Zim Djibouti, one of the world’s largest containerships

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The ZIM Djibouti, one of the largest containerships operating in the world, was docked at the Deltaport terminal from recently. At more than 16,000 square meters, the Djibouti has a cargo capacity in excess of 10,000 TEU, meaning it can hold over 10,000 t Read More »

Horizon Lines participates in anti-piracy testing

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Lines, Inc. recently participated in two separate anti-piracy system trials in an effort to better protect the lives of merchant mariners. Read More »

Michel and Weist awarded 2008 Thomas Crowley Trophies

AJOT | August 31, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Suz Michel, director of people development and learning for Crowley in Seattle, and Bob Weist, vice president of sales and marketing for the logistics group were awarded 2008 Thomas Crowley trophies, the company's highest honor, at ceremonies at the compa Read More »