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Grand Alliance changes South China - US East Coast service

AJOT | November 25, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The Grand Alliance (GA) carriers ' Hapag-Lloyd (HL), Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) 'announced a revised Asia-US East Coast service, which will include the New World Alliance (NWA) lines ' APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine Read More »

Matson’s 2009 westbound Hawaii service rates to increase

AJOT | November 25, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Matson Navigation Company announced that it would raise its rates for the company's Hawaii service by $120 per westbound container and $60 per eastbound container, effective January 4, 2009. Matson estimates that this increase will raise rates by an aver Read More »

CMA CGM, Maersk launch common services between Asia - US

AJOT | November 25, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM and Maersk will be rationalizing their services linking Asia and the US East and West Coasts in May 2009. The two companies will be launching two joint strings adjusting their deployment to new trade environment: Read More »

CSAV boosts Charleston capacity to South America

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The Port of Charleston's reach to South American trading partners will increase next year, as Chilean carrier CSAV Group brings on additional capacity on its weekly USATLAN service. Beginning in the third quarter of 2009, CSAV will replace vessels able to Read More »

CMA CGM strengthens North Europe, Caribbean, West Coast of S.A. service

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM Group announced the optimization of its services operated in partnership with Hamburg S'd and Hapag Lloyd on the North Europe / Caribbean / West Coast of South America routes. Read More »

Bimco urgent piracy advisory

AJOT | November 20, 2008 | Liner Shipping

While there have been clear statements made by the shipping industry lobby to the international community and the volume of reporting on events and various recent statements made by shipping stakeholders - BIMCO would suggest that there are two urgent mat Read More »

CMA CGM & MAERSK to launch services between Asia - US

AJOT | November 20, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM and MAERSK will be rationalizing their services linking Asia and the US East and West Coasts in May 2009. Read More »

WWL to provide weekly North America-Oceania service

AJOT | November 20, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has increased its ocean service from the Americas to Oceania from three to four sailings per month. Read More »

Bringer Lines begins service from Port Everglades to the Amazon

AJOT | November 16, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Bringer Lines, a Miami-based air and ocean shipping company, is beginning a new service from Port Everglades to the Amazon region of Brazil with Japanese cargo shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., better known as 'K' Line. Read More »

First call at Mobile Container Terminal for CMA CGM

AJOT | November 16, 2008 | Liner Shipping

On the occasion of the official opening of Mobile Container Terminal LLC (MCT), CMA CGM announced the beginning of CMA CGM operations in this state-of-the-art Gulf Coast gateway, with the arrival of its PEX 3 service linking Asia to the US Gulf and East C Read More »

2008 USS AOTOS Awards Presented to Capo, Garvey, General Schwartz

AJOT | November 12, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The United Seamen's Service (USS) 2008 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards was presented to James A. Capo, Chairman & CEO of US Maritime Alliance, Ltd., and Michael D. Garvey, a Founding Partner and Past Chairman of Saltchuk Resources, Inc. on November 7. A S Read More »

Horizon Lines ReeferPlus(R)GPS security solution

AJOT | November 12, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Lines, Inc. announced the immediate availability of the ReeferPlus(R)GPS container tracking and shipment monitoring solution for refrigerated ocean containers moving between the continental US and Puerto Rico. This innovative solution is designed Read More »

Tilbury Container Services goes greener with Kalmar hybrid technology

AJOT | November 10, 2008 | Liner Shipping

With fuel costs increasing and growing pressure to reduce exhaust emissions, many terminal operators are now evaluating Kalmar's new 'hybrid' straddle carrier. Tilbury Container Services (TCS), operators of the only dedicated, modern, direct access deepse Read More »

Shipping’s premier league debate the impact of the credit crunch

AJOT | November 10, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The impact of the current financial crisis topped the agenda at last week's inaugural Seoul International Maritime and Shipbuilding conference. Organised by the Korean Register of Shipping and attended by around 150 leading industry representatives from t Read More »

Evergreen suspends TANGO service to/from East Coast

AJOT | November 05, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Based on the worldwide economic downturn and the need to focus resources in other trades, Evergreen Line has announced its withdrawal from the TANGO service linking ports on the East Coasts of North and South America. Read More »

SeaBridge Freight announces new cargo service

AJOT | November 05, 2008 | Liner Shipping

SeaBridge Freight, Inc. of Jacksonville, FL announced that it would launch its 'marine highway' short sea transportation service on December 1, 2008. SeaBridge Freight will initiate its bluewater container-on-barge operation between the Port of Brownsvill Read More »

Intermarine takes delivery of Industrial Eagle

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Intermarine has announced that the M/V Industrial Eagle, the first of eight new heavy lift ships entering the Intermarine services fleet over the next three years, was delivered in Portugal in Mid October. The ship was immediately subchartered to Intermar Read More »

TSA Asia-US trade analysis and 2009 outlook

AJOT | October 26, 2008 | Liner Shipping

US economic slowdown and credit crunch suggests flat growth through much of 2009; cargo demand and vessel capacity expected to remain closely aligned; container lines focus on full fuel, inland transport, cargo handling and equipment management cost recov Read More »

P&B Associates Partners with INTTRA in Latin America

AJOT | October 26, 2008 | Liner Shipping

INTTRA, the leading e-commerce portal for the ocean freight industry, announced that it will partner with P&B Associates, a leading provider of software solutions for freight forwarding agents, to provide greater control and efficiency to supply chain dat Read More »

CMA CGM expands East Coast S.A. - North Europe

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announced the launching, end of November 2008, of a new weekly service linking South American East Coast to North Europe: The SAFRAN service. Read More »