Liner Shipping

Great Lakes Shipping saves users $3.6 billion

AJOT | February 08, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Shipping on the Great Lakes saves its customers more than $3.6 billion a year when compared to the next least costly mode of transportation. That is the conclusion of a report prepared for the US Army Corps of Engineers by the Tennessee Valley Authority. Read More »

CMA CGM optimizes service linking the Med and US

AJOT | February 08, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM Group will be launching, on March 12, 2009, an optimized version of its Amerigo Express service linking the Mediterranean and the US East Coast. Read More »

UASC Launches IMR (ISC ’ Middle East ’ Red Sea Service)

AJOT | February 08, 2009 | Liner Shipping

UASC launched a new service IMR (ISC ' Middle East ' Red Sea Service) covering Pakistan & India to Arabian Gulf and Red Sea destinations. It similarly connects Arabian Gulf to Red Sea Destinations. Read More »

Yang Ming consolidates, restructures

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Yang Ming (America) Corporation, the general agent in North and South America of Taiwan-based ocean common carrier Yangming Marine Transport Corp., will consolidate and restructure its North American offices to realize operating efficiencies that provide Read More »

SENATOR LINES ceases trading

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Liner Shipping

As a result of the financial and economic crisis and - as a consequence thereof - reduced volumes together with overcapacity and an extreme unhealthy competition, especially on the east-west routes, the shareholders and the board of SENATOR LINES have dec Read More »

New containerized service from Dunkerque to Russia

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The Dutch shipping line W.E.C. Lines has announced a new containerised service from Dunkerque to Russia, operational from Friday 20 February 2009 onwards. Read More »

Department of Homeland Security names APL exec an advisor

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Earl Agron, Vice President of Security for global container shipping line APL, has been appointed to the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee by the Department of Homeland Security. Read More »

Maersk Line improves Westmed Service

AJOT | January 28, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line announced the following enhancements to the WestMed Service, serving the Mediterranean - North America trade. The new service is achieved in cooperation with French-based CMA-CGM in a Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA) to commence in March 2009. A Read More »

OceanSchedules.com celebrates 2nd anniversary, new Web services for carriers

AJOT | January 28, 2009 | Liner Shipping

OceanSchedules.com celebrates its second anniversary by incorporating new Web-based technologies into its platform for the collection and distribution of real-time scheduling information. Read More »

US Customs data shows container traffic decline in the 4th quarter

AJOT | January 28, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Container traffic decreased 4.7% in 2008; however the most significant decline was felt in the 4th Quarter at 7.3%. Shipping traffic decreased every month except one when compared to 2007. Read More »

Evergreen Line launches new Greek shuttles

AJOT | January 26, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line launched two new regional feeder services, linking the Mediterranean hub port of Taranto to Piraeus and Thessalonica in Greece. Read More »

Safmarine names first new vessel for 2009

AJOT | January 25, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Ms Teri Bento - wife of Joe Bento, President of CEVA Americas and Global Freight Management ' had the honor of naming the Safmarine Bayete at the Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Shipyard in Busan, Republic of Korea. The event was attended by CEVA Read More »

Horizon presented ‘Platinum Carrier Award’ by Lowe’s

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Lines, Inc. , the domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, has been awarded the "2008 Platinum Carrier Award" by home improvement retailer Lowe's Companies Inc., based in Mooresville, NC. Lowe's presented the Platinum Carrier Awar Read More »

SBS Worldwide redesigns container logistics

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Liner Shipping

SBS Worldwide has reorganized the movement of containers through its ocean freight forwarding network to speed up deliveries to its clients and help make the supply chain greener by taking unnecessary truck journeys off UK roads. Read More »

NOL picks Phoenix, AZ for new Americas headquarters

AJOT | January 18, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Global container transportation and logistics group Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) said it would relocate its Americas regional headquarters to the greater Phoenix, Arizona, area during the second half of 2009. Read More »

Maritime industry wins additional time to comply with new regulations

AJOT | January 18, 2009 | Liner Shipping

A team of K&L Gates LLP environmental and maritime lawyers representing a coalition of shipping interests has obtained an order from a United States District Judge in San Francisco to allow the maritime industry additional time to comply with the Environm Read More »

GT Nexus renews agreement with MOL

AJOT | January 15, 2009 | Liner Shipping

GT Nexus announced that MOL (Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.) has renewed and expanded the agreement to provide e-commerce services through the GT Nexus trade and logistics portal. GT Nexus has been delivering Web-based operational and customer-facing technolog Read More »

Nordana introduces additional port call in Libya

AJOT | January 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Nordana has been operating regular ro/ro and breakbulk service from the US into North Africa for more than 50 years. When trade relations re-opened between the US and Libya in 2004 after a lapse of almost 20 years, Nordana was the first carrier to return Read More »

Evergreen announces restructuring, office consolidations

AJOT | January 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

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

CMA CGM Blue Whale calls Mobile Container Terminal

AJOT | January 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM (America) LLC announced the Blue Whale as its first vessel to call the newly opened Mobile Container Terminal. Read More »