Liner Shipping

Ozone offers fresh promise in transport of perishables

AJOT | December 03, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Injections of minute amounts of ozone into produce-carrying containers is at the heart of the Purfresh Transport service, formally introduced Nov. 16 at the Intermodal Association of North America's 27th Intermodal Expo in Anaheim, Calif., by officials of Read More »

Damco continues to expand business in Africa

AJOT | December 03, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Damco announced the opening of an office in Maputo, Mozambique on 15 December, to improve presence and service levels in South East Africa. Read More »

Crowley adds 400 new refrigerated containers to its fleet just in time for peak refrigerated cargo s

AJOT | December 03, 2009 | Liner Shipping

As produce farmers across the Americas gear up for the peak winter produce season, Crowley has added 400 new refrigerated containers to its fleet to accommodate their needs. Read More »

USG Corp. Named NASSTRAC 2009 Shipper of the Year

AJOT | November 30, 2009 | Liner Shipping

NASSTRAC recently announced that USG Corp. received the 2009 NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year award. NASSTRAC, a non-profit association that provides education, advocacy, provider relations, and networking for transportation and logistics professionals, creat Read More »

PANAMA CANAL RECEIVES WORLD-CLASS CERTIFICATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

AJOT | November 30, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The Panama Canal Authority's (ACP) Environment Division received ISO 14001-2004 certification resulting from an audit performed by Lloyd's Register Central and South America Inc., during an official ceremony November 17. The recognition underscores the AC Read More »

DANBRIT SHIPPING IN HEAVY ACTION

AJOT | November 30, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Danbrit Shipping with Headoffice in Goole/UK, Members of the CEE, specialized in handling heavy cargo through their Humber Ports terminals, recently handled a heavy 100 mts transformer from Germany to Lowerstoft, bound for a new paper factory outside Lowe Read More »

DHL launches new direct LCL services in US

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

DHL, the world's leading logistics company,announced the launch of direct Less than Container Load (LCL) services from New York to Vienna, Austria and Klaipeda, Lithuania; enhancing trade links from the United States to Eastern Europe and the Baltics.Thes Read More »

APL Logistics wins Asia supply chain award

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

APL Logistics, an innovative provider of international supply chain solutions, has received the 2009 CHaINA 'Best 3PL Supply Chain Provider in Asia' Award for its development of integrated logistics services to support world-famous U.S.-based designer and Read More »

CMA CGM notes significant recovery in operations

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Operating profit for the CMA CGM Group is expected to return to the breakeven point in December 2009, ahead of the company's cautious forecasts in September 2009. Read More »

Hamburg S’d changes terminals in Seattle

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Hamburg S'd has moved its Pacific Coast / South America West Coast service to a new terminal in Seattle. As of November 1, 2009 this service is now calling at:Terminal 46 ' Total Terminals International (TTI), 401 Alaskan Way , Seattle, WA 98104, Phone: Read More »

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 »