Liner Shipping

Maersk increases commitment to breakbulk, out of gauge market

AJOT | October 25, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Guided by a commitment to serve the needs of global shippers, Maersk Line continues to expand on scope of service with a significant investment in new breakbulk and out of gauge (OOG) equipment. Read More »

Evergreen Enhances Presence in the East-Mediterranean and Black Sea Areas

AJOT | October 22, 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-Mediterranea Read More »

Truckers name APL terminal best at California port

AJOT | October 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Global shipping leader APL, the world's fifth-largest container carrier, is also one of the industry's best terminal operators. That seems to be the consensus of truckers from coast-to-coast that call daily at APL's US facilities. Read More »

MOL renews long-term lease for L.A. container terminal

AJOT | October 20, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that its wholly owned terminal operator TraPac, Inc. renewed its long-term lease contract for a container terminal at the Port of Los Angeles. The signing ceremony for the new contract was held on October 15, with parti Read More »

Evergreen rate restoration Europe - Mediterranean Sea Trade

AJOT | October 15, 2009 | Liner Shipping

In view of the increasing operation costs, implementing a further rate restoration program is necessary to maintain reliable service. Read More »

MOL starts consolidation service for Steve Madden, Ltd.

AJOT | October 15, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that Steve Madden, Ltd., a leading international footwear and fashion designer, has selected Hong Kong-based MOL Consolidation Service Limited (MCS) as its exclusive buyer's consolidator encompassing China and Ind Read More »

Evergreen and China Shipping offer joint service between Asia and Pacific Northwest

AJOT | October 15, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line and China Shipping commenced a joint weekly service linking ports in Asia to locations in the American and Canadian Pacific Northwest. The two lines say that the purpose of the new service is to use mutual slots more efficiently and share r Read More »

Rickmers-Linie & Eastern Car Liner to expand cooperation in trans-Pacific

AJOT | October 12, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg based break-bulk, heavylift and project cargo specialist and Eastern Car Liner, Ltd, Tokyo, will expand their cooperation in the Trans Pacific trade. Since 2006 Rickmers-Linie has deployed ECL's vessels from the US to Asia. The Read More »

NYK to the Port of Tacoma in 2012: Ships will call at APMT Facility

AJOT | October 12, 2009 | Liner Shipping

New NYK box terminal project on the Blair River put on hold

A series of three agreements approved by the Port of Tacoma Commission on October 1 highlight a revised plan in which NYK intends for NYK vessels to call in Tacoma starting in Read More »

CMA CGM Launches First INTTRA eInvoice Platform in North America

AJOT | October 12, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Web-based Pilot Program Designed to Reduce Costs & Errors in Invoicing Process

CMA CGM, the world's third largest container shipping company, announced today that it is piloting INTTRA's Web-based eInvoice solution with select customer Read More »

MSC to increase calls to ICTSI Syria

AJOT | October 12, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Swiss megaliner Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC) has started increasing its ship calls to International Container Terminal Services, Inc.'s (ICTSI) container handling facility in Syria, the Tartous International Container Terminal (TICT). Read More »

WWPC members unite in trans-Atlantic heavy lift shipment

AJOT | October 12, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Albacor Shipping Inc, USA, member of the Worldwide Project Consortium WWPC, through their joint venture with the Midship Group, handled the shipment of a hydraulic Forging Machine with a Heavy Lift of 162 tons and a large amount of accessory parts in coop Read More »

Gearbulk selects SuperDerivatives solution to price fuel derivatives

AJOT | October 08, 2009 | Liner Shipping

International shipping company Gearbulk has joined the rapidly growing list of shipping companies using the industry's leading solution for commodities derivatives pricing from SuperDerivatives (SD). Read More »

TSA revenue program seeks to reverse huge carrier losses


AJOT | October 08, 2009 | Liner Shipping

As transpacific container lines continue to report serious financial losses and major service consolidations, member carriers in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) have adopted voluntary guidelines for the upcoming service contracting season a Read More »

South Carolina State Ports Authority Begins Union Pier Cruise Terminal Planning

AJOT | October 08, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) began its Union Pier Cruise Terminal planning effort today with a public Kickoff Event at the Passenger Terminal. The project involves creating a plan for the Union Pier Cruise Terminal and the surrounding Read More »

ELAA Welcomes New EU Block Exemption for Consortia

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The European Commission today adopted a new Block Exemption Regulation for Liner Shipping Consortia. This Regulation is important to the Liner industry as it allows Liner Shipping companies to cooperate on providing services to their customers. The benefi Read More »

Positive vote promised on state guarantee application for Hapag-Lloyd AG

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Liner Shipping

We are pleased to inform you that the Corporate Finance steering committee of the Federal Government of Germany has promised at its meeting on Sept.28th 2009 a positive vote for the guarantee application of Hapag-Lloyd AG, Hamburg. Read More »

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 »