Liner Shipping

Thomas Miller celebrates its 125th anniversary by supporting the renovation of Africa’s oldest ship

AJOT | June 16, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Believed to be the oldest ship still afloat in Africa, the 38m long motor ship Chauncy Maples is to be renovated as a floating clinic to bring primary health care to half a million of the world's poorest people living around Lake Malawi. The necessary fun Read More »

CMA CGM launches a new direct service between Asia, India and Pakistan

AJOT | June 13, 2010 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announced the launch of the NEW CIMEX 2 service linking Asia /China to India and Pakistan, operated in partnership with Maersk Line.

The NEW CIMEX 2 aims at providing CMA CGM customers with a high quality service thanks to: Read More »

CMA CGM develops its activity in South Africa

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announced the addition, on June 11th, first day of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, of a new call in Durban on its WAX service (West Africa Express) linking Asia to West Africa.

This new weekly call will allow CMA CGM to direc Read More »

Grimaldi announces new vessel & port call to weekly West Africa service

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The Grimaldi Group, the world's leading operator of multipurpose RORO/Container and PCTC (pure car and truck carrier) vessels are pleased to introduce the multipurpose RORO vessel Grande Marocco, delivered by the Hyundai Mipo shipyard to the Grimaldi Grou Read More »

FESCO Agencies North America promotes Evans to President

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

FESCO announced that Mike Evans, a 20-year veteran of the company, has been named the new president of FESCO Agencies North America, effective immediately. Aspi Rostami, who recently held the position of president, will stay on as an advisor. Read More »

CMA CGM strengthens its partnerships with France’s

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announced the launch, beginning September, of a new training program as part of its Specialised Masters in International Maritime Management in partnership with Euromed with special focus on seafarers.

In addition to the initial train Read More »

Horizon Lines announces results of 2010 annual stockholder meeting

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Lines, Inc. announced that shareholders at the company's annual meeting elected three Class II directors and ratified the appointment of Horizon Lines' public accounting firm Ernst & Young LLP. Read More »

Ocean World Lines launches OWL360’

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Ocean World Lines (OWL), a global door-to-door and end-to-end NVOCC, announced tthat it has launched a total supply chain visibility solution created to deliver a competitive edge for small and medium sized shippers and to assist with making high level su Read More »

Evergreen and China Shipping launch new transPacific service

AJOT | May 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen and China Shipping will commence a new transpacific service later this month linking Los Angeles and Oakland with central and northern China to be called the China/South U.S. West Coast Service 2 (CPS2).This additional service is in response to Read More »

INTTRA opens new office in Hamburg to support growth in Europe

AJOT | May 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

INTTRA, the leading e-commerce platform for the ocean freight industry, has announced the opening of its new office, INTTRA Germany GmbH, in Hamburg, Germany. This office will provide enhanced services and support to its customers and carriers in the Eur Read More »

Crowley delivers 10 UPS package delivery trucks to Puerto Rico

AJOT | May 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Crowley continues to bring good things to Puerto Rico, delivering 10 UPS package delivery trucks to San Juan on Friday. Crowley transported the trucks, which each measured over 19.25 feet long, 7.5 feet wide and 9.6 feet tall, from Jacksonville to the isl Read More »

Safmarine adds UAE’s port of Sharjah as direct call to its Gulf to East Africa Service

AJOT | May 24, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Regional shipping line Safmarine has enhanced its Masiika Express service between the Arabian Persian Gulf and East Africa with the addition of a direct call at the UAE port of Sharjah. The call provides direct access to the East African ports of Dar es Read More »

MOL to update Japan-Russia service with weekly sailings

AJOT | May 24, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced plans to upgrade the Japan-Russia route, Japan Trans Siberian Line (JTSL), jointly operated by MOL and Far Eastern Shipping Company TG from by-weekly to weekly sailings. Read More »

NOL: cargo up 34% in April amid shipping recovery

AJOT | May 24, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), the world's fifth-biggest container shipping firm, said on Monday it carried 34 percent more containers from April 3 to April 30 from a year ago.

NOL said in a statement it carried the equivalent of 212 Read More »

Crowley recognized for its EcoStewardship

AJOT | May 20, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corp. was recently recognized for its environmental stewardship by the Port of the Seattle and Seattle Propeller Club, which teamed to present the company with its runner up award for Marine Environmental Business of the Year. The awards Read More »

APL joins INTTRA e-commerce platform

AJOT | May 18, 2010 | Liner Shipping

INTTRA announced that container shipping line, APL has joined the INTTRA e-commerce portal.

The INTTRA network consists of electronic links with over 30 leading ocean carriers and more than 50,000 active network connections with shippers to s Read More »

Safmarine announces new Horn of Africa Service 


AJOT | May 18, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The new service will be Safmarine's first direct shipping service between Far East, Arabian Gulf and the Horn of Africa

Africa shipping specialist Safmarine has announced the launch of its first direct, fully-containerised shipping ser Read More »

Two additional calls for CMA CGM Asia - Gulf of Mexico service (PEX 3)

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Mobile, USA (Alabama) and Pusan, Korea are the two new calls that will beadded to the PEX3 service (Asia-Gulf of Mexico) effective May 20, 2010.

This upgrade will allow:

  • A wider port coverage with the best transit times between Asi Read More »

Singapore NOL says Q1 net loss at $98 million, sees FY profit

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Neptune Orient Lines , the world's fourth largest container shipping firm, a wider-than-expected first quarter net loss, but it expects to return to profit for the full year. Read More »

Maersk raises 2010 outlook after Q1 profit jumps

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk raised 2010 profit guidance after a forecast-beating first quarter driven by recovering freight rates and higher oil prices. Read More »