Liner Shipping

Evergreen enhances its North China Service

AJOT | January 05, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line enhanced its North China service network by adding Tianjin into its China-South US West Coast-China Service (CPS). Read More »

UASC MIX and SINA services creating the MINA

AJOT | January 05, 2009 | Liner Shipping

UASC announced the launch of the MINA (Middle East - Indian Sub Continent - North America) Service that will combine its current MIX and SINA services. Read More »

Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Announces Restructuring, Office Consolidations

AJOT | December 31, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Shipping Agency (America), agents for Evergreen Marine Corporation, today announced that the company will consolidate some North America offices and reduce staff in order to deal with the downturn in ocean shipping business due to the worldwide Read More »

Evergreen Line launches combined Arabian Express Service (ASX)

AJOT | December 31, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line has announced the launch of its new combined weekly service with Sea Consortium Pte LTd. on the Arabian Express Service (ASX) that commenced December 27, 2008. Read More »

Evergreen enhances its North China Service

AJOT | December 18, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line will enhance its North China service network by adding Tianjin into its China-South U.S. West Coast-China Service (CPS) beginning in January. Read More »

Evergreen Line opens historic direct shipping link with Taiwan

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The opening of direct shipping service across the Taiwan Straits commenced December 15 with the sailing of Evergreen Line's 1,200-TEU Uni-Adroit. A ceremony was held at the port of Kaohsiung, Taiwan's busiest harbor, in accord with the trade agreements b Read More »

Grand Alliance changes Asia to West Mediterranean service

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The Grand Alliance (GA) carriers - Hapag-Lloyd (HL), MISC Berhad (MISC), Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) , and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL)- announced a revised Asia-West Mediterranean service (EUM), which will include the New World Alliance (NWA) line Read More »

TSA reappoints Widdows as chairman

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA), a research and discussion forum of 14 major container lines operating in the Asia-US freight market, has asked NOL Group president and chief executive officer Ronald D. Widdows to continue as chairman of the Read More »

Crowley announces leadership, organizational changes

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Crowley announced changes in leadership and company organization involving its logistics, technical services and marine salvage business lines. Read More »

CMA CGM Galilee begins new direct container service from Hamburg to Australia

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Galilee was the first containership of the new NEMO service calling the Port of Hamburg. With a transit time of just 31 days between Hamburg and Fremantle, the NEW NEMO service is the most rapid connection between Europe and Australia, and the Read More »

New CMA CGM & Maruba South America service departing from Hamburg

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Liner Shipping

On the first trip of the new South America service SAFRAN, the CMA CGM Violet put in to Hamburg on December 3, 2008. Loading and unloading was carried out at the Container Terminal Burchardkai (CTB) of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA). Read More »

Grand Alliance Announces Changes to their Asia to West Mediterranean Service

AJOT | December 11, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The Grand Alliance (GA) carriers - Hapag-Lloyd (HL), MISC Berhad (MISC), Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) , and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL)- today announced a revised Asia-West Mediterranean service (EUM), which will include the New World Alliance (NWA Read More »

UK War Risks seeks to widen membership

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The United Kingdom Mutual War Risks Association has announced that from 20 February 2009, it will accept applications for war risks insurance from shipowners with no connection with the United Kingdom. Hitherto, UK War Risks has concentrated on UK owned o Read More »

Maersk emphasizes Intra Asia through MCC

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line has long identified the Intra Asia area as a center of growth and recognizes that it will soon become one of the largest trades in the world for containerized shipments. Read More »

Senior managers appointed at Thomas Miller

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Thomas Miller P&I, Ltd. has announced three senior management appointments to support the UK P&I Club in Greece and in its other European activities. Read More »

Intermarine reduces BSC

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Intermarine, the agent for Industrial Maritime Carriers and West Coast Industrial Express announces that the carriers will reduce the bunker surcharges on all their services to/from South America, Mexico and the Caribbean effective December 20, 2008. Read More »

Evergreen makes Savannah first inbound port in Far East-USEC route

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line will commence a first inbound at the port of Savannah in its Asia-US East Coast commencing January 2009. The move is being made to meet the needs of the growing retail distribution center development in the Georgia port area. Read More »

More African expansion as GAC opens in Mozambique

AJOT | December 07, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The global shipping, logistics and marine services provider's focus will be on supporting the country's rapidly growing oil and gas, mining and energy supply industries. Oil drilling offshore Mozambique is due to start in three blocks next year, as is con Read More »

CMA CGM (America) LLC appoints Pearman Equipment Director

AJOT | December 07, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM (America) LLC announced that David Pearman has been appointed as Equipment Director for North America. He will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company's equipment, including, empty container stock management for exports, empty ev Read More »

Containerized waste: so much can go wrong

AJOT | December 07, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Containers carrying waste shipments can suffer structural damage due to improper stowage practices at the loadout point or become unusable due to tainting from a particular cargo's malodorous properties. Ports may turn down cargoes of contaminated green w Read More »