Liner Shipping

Horizon Logistics launches 3V distribuion services

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Logistics, LLC, the third-party logistics management subsidiary of Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE:HRZ), has launched an integrated import logistics solution called 3V Distribution Services, offering small to medium-sized shippers velocity, visibility a Read More »

The new World Alliance announces Transpacific service changes

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping


The New World Alliance (TNWA) carriers ' APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) ' today announced service and capacity changes, which will include the Grand Alliance (GA) lines ' Hapag-Lloyd, Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), and Or Read More »

Damco strenghtens position as one of the leading suppliers of reefer logistics

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Damco offers reefer logistics in several key markets across the globe. In order to further improve the service levels for customers that require reliable and timely reefer supply chain services, Damco has hired several additional experts within reefer log Read More »

Cargosmart launches next generation of supply chain visibiltiy reports

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Advanced visibility reports help importers and exporters improve on-time shipment performance and lower transportation costs

CargoSmart Limited, a leading global shipping and logistics solutions provider, today announced the availabili Read More »

Grand Alliance announces winter program for Asia-Europe Services

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Grand Alliance partners Hapag-Lloyd, Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) today announced their Winter Program for Asia-Europe services, with effect from December 28, 2009. Read More »

CMA CGM adds Port of Singapore to PEX 3 Service

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM, the world's third largest container shipping company, announced that the PEX 3 Service will be adding the Port of Singapore to its rotation effective November 11, 2009. The PEX 3 will be the only service with direct calls from Houston to Singapor Read More »

First W’rtsil’ engine successfully passes test at newly built factory in China

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Liner Shipping

A ceremony was held recently to celebrate the first engine shop test at the newly built two-stroke engine factory of Hefei Rong'An Power Machinery Co., Ltd. (RPM), a member of the Jiangsu Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Co., Ltd. (RSHI). The first engine Read More »

Grand Alliance Announces Winter Program for Asia-Europe Services

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Grand Alliance partners Hapag-Lloyd, Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) today announced their Winter Program for Asia-Europe services, with effect from December 28, 2009. Read More »

SAECS service to cater to seasonal increase in refrigerated exports

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The SAECS (Southern Africa Europe Container Service) Lines have announced they will introduce an additional container service to accommodate primarily the seasonal increase in refrigerated exports from South Africa to Europe during the period February to Read More »

Unifeeder regular shipping connection with DCT Gdansk terminal

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Liner Shipping

From October 2009 the Danish shipping company Unifeeder ' one of the largest feeder operators in Europe - opened a new regular feeder service from DCT Gdansk terminal. Read More »

Crowley’s first $1 million tug engine replacement part of Port of L.A. clean air quality initiative

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The air is a little cleaner at the Port of Los Angeles these days. Just this month, the new and improved Crowley harbor class tug Leader re-entered the ship assist and escort fleet of vessels following an extensive repowering of the vessel's main engines Read More »

Maersk Line to re-join trans-Pacific Stabilization Agreement

AJOT | November 08, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line has decided to apply for membership in the Trans-Pacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) after a five year absence. With Maersk Line's acceptance, there will be 15 members of this research and discussion forum made up of major ocean shipping li Read More »

WTSA container lines extend 2009-10 rate restoration effort

AJOT | November 08, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Container shipping lines in the Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (WTSA) are proposing a new series of general rate increases (GRIs) on December 1, 2009 and January 15, 2010, that will affect all dry and refrigerated cargoes to all Asia desti Read More »

Hamburg S’d ups calls at ICTSI Syrian terminal

AJOT | November 08, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Tartous International Container Terminal jsc (TICT), terminal operator of the container handling facility at the Port of Tartous in Syria, has revealed that German megaliner, Hamburg S'd, has shifted most of its vessel calls from Lattakia to Tartous. Read More »

Premium Article  ELAA’s Bourne Assesses Liner Shipping on the European Trades Post-Conferences


AJOT | November 01, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Speaking at the Global Shipping Summit in Dalian last week, ELAA’s Executive Director Chris Bourne outlined the challenges his Members face in the current poor trading environment, co-incidental with the EU’s abolition of liner shipping conferences. Read More »

BBC Chartering offers upright solutions for wind turbine towers

AJOT | November 01, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Wind turbine towers destined for the world's biggest offshore wind park are being transported upright on board a BBC Chartering and Logistic ship in an innovative project aimed at improving on similar methodology used when the towers are shipped by barge. Read More »

Evergreen enhances presence in East-Med & Black Sea

AJOT | November 01, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line will strengthen its coverage of the East-Mediterranean and Black Sea regions by cooperating with Norasia Container Lines, Ltd. (CSAV Norasia). Commencing in early November, a slot exchange agreement involving Evergreen's Far East-Mediterran Read More »

Maersk commits to Port of Charleston

AJOT | November 01, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line, the world's largest ocean carrier, has signed a new, five-year agreement with the Port of Charleston, South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) President & CEO Jim Newsome announced during his first State-of-the-Port Address to the local m Read More »

Maersk Line makes changes to its Trans-Atlantic service network

AJOT | November 01, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line announced revisions to its trans-Atlantic network including removal of the Trans-Atlantic 3 (TA3) service between North America and Northern Europe in an effort to adjust capacity to better suit market demand. Read More »

CMA CGM adds New Orleans

AJOT | October 25, 2009 | Liner Shipping

As the newest port added to the rotation, the weekly service will offer competitive transit times to Antwerp, Felixstowe, Bremerhaven and Le Harve. Read More »