Liner Shipping

MOL annouces Asia to US import general rate increase

AJOT | December 23, 2009 | Liner Shipping

MOL has announced that effective January 15, 2010, the company will increase ocean freight rates for all cargo originating in Asia and imported into the US. Read More »

MOL announces Hiller as Senior VP for the TransPacific trade

AJOT | December 23, 2009 | Liner Shipping

MOL has announced that Rich Hiller has been promoted to Senior Vice President, TransPacific Trade, eiffective January 2010. Read More »

CMA CGM reaches a 1st step in its financial restructuring and reinforces its organization

AJOT | December 23, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announces that an agreement was reached yesterday with its financial partners leading to the allowance of a 500 million dollar credit line, payable to the Group in January 2010. Read More »

APL announces landmark $11 million clean air plan in Oakland

AJOT | December 23, 2009 | Liner Shipping

$4.8 million in grants helps finance the first vessel cold-ironing project at port

Global shipping leader APL and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced a landmark $11 million project to cut vessel emissions and improve Read More »

MOL establishes ship management company in Philippines

AJOT | December 17, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that its joint venture company in the Philippines, Magsaysay Mitsui O.S.K. Marine, Inc., has reorganized its ship management division and established a new ship management company called MAGMOL Ship Management Inc. Read More »

TSA carriers pursue interim revenue recovery in early 2010

AJOT | December 17, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Emergency charge of $400 per FEU, effective January 15th, will expire upon execution of 2010 contracts.

Transpacific shipping lines have announced an emergency revenue program for the first half of 2010, in an effort to obtain critical Read More »

Videotel reviews its Piracy & Armed Robbery training package

AJOT | December 17, 2009 | Liner Shipping

As the Somali pirates once again escalate their activities, taking advantage of the calmer seas that mark the passing of the monsoon season, and with a number of nasty incidents occurring elsewhere such as off the coast of West Africa, Videotel's launch o Read More »

CMA CGM announces Transpacific emergency revenue charge

AJOT | December 17, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM Group announces a Transpacific emergency revenue program as from mid January 2010, in anticipation to the General Rate Increase (GRI) scheduled May 1st 2010.

Therefore, the Group has decided, in the frame of the Transpacific Stabiliza Read More »

Laufer Group International’s new Atlanta office opening

AJOT | December 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Laufer Group International, a Global Logistics Management company headquartered in New York City, announced the opening of its new Atlanta, Georgia office in December 2009. The Atlanta expansion represents the second office opening in 2009 for Laufer Gro Read More »

Crowley offers a third weekly sailing to Santo Tomas, Guatemala and Puerto Cortez, Honduras

AJOT | December 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Crowley is enhancing its Speed to Market services by offering customers a third, fixed-day sailing from Port Everglades, Fla. to Santo Tomas, Guatemala and Puerto Cortez, Honduras effective Dec. 12. Read More »

MOL announces US to Asia and Canada to Asia refrigerated cargo general rate increase

AJOT | December 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

MOL has announced that effective January 15, 2010, the company will increase ocean freight rates for all refrigerated cargo originating in the US and exported to Asia. Read More »

CII present Butcher and Captain S. Y. Kuo with 2009 Connie Awards

AJOT | December 10, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The Containerization & Intermodal Institute (CII) presented has the 2009 Connie Awards to James E. Butcher, Chairman of H'egh Autoliners Inc., and to Evergreen's Vice Group Chairman Captain Shiuan-Yu. Kuo. Each recipient was honored for his significant in Read More »

OTAL includes Hamburg in its West Africa sailing schedule

AJOT | December 03, 2009 | Liner Shipping

On November 26th, the container ship 'CMA CGM IGUACU' called at the Port of Hamburg as part of the expanded sailing schedule for the 'Nigeria Express' scheduled liner service operated by the OT Africa Line (OTAL). Read More »

W’rtsil’ low-speed engines and support services to eight Chinese container vessels

AJOT | December 03, 2009 | Liner Shipping

China Shipping Container Lines Co., Ltd. (CSCL), part of the China Shipping Group (CSG), has chosen W'rtsil' main engines for eight container vessels. The W'rtsil' engines for this order will be built under licence by Doosan Engine, Korea. W'rtsil', the m Read More »

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 »