Liner Shipping

Largest HMM containership of calls Hamburg on maiden voyage

AJOT | February 24, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The containership giant Hyundai Brave of the Korean shipping company Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) docked at the Port of Hamburg for the first time on February 14, 2008. HMM's biggest containership was built by Hyundai Heavy Industries, which is part of t Read More »

Intermarine loads like a ‘Dream’ at Yokohama

AJOT | February 24, 2008 | Liner Shipping

An Intermarine heavy lift vessel, the Industrial Dream, recently loaded three patrol vessels at the port of Yokohama, Japan for Jakarta, Indonesia. The patrol vessels some 27 meters long and 5.6 meters wide were donated to Indonesia as part of Japan's off Read More »

Safmarine names first of nine new ships for 2008

AJOT | February 24, 2008 | Liner Shipping

February 15, 2008 marked the start of an historical year for multi-trade shipping line Safmarine when the company named the first of nine new ships scheduled for delivery in 2008. Seven of the nine are Safmarine-owned vessels, while two are on long-term c Read More »

The present New Sirius and Seagull service to be optimised

AJOT | February 21, 2008 | Liner Shipping

In order to further optimise their service quality, Hamburg S'd, Costa Container Lines (CCL), CSAV/Libra, Niver Lines, ZIM, CMA CGM and Maruba have decided to optimise their services in the trade between East Coast South America and the Mediterranean and Read More »

Hamburg S’d und Hapag-Lloyd restructuring EPIC service

AJOT | February 21, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Hamburg, 18. February 2008.The shipping companies Hamburg S'd and Hapag-Lloyd are restructuring the EPIC service between Europe and the Middle East/India. Read More »

Hamburg S’d, Alian’a and Costa Container Lines to upgrade the East Coast South America

AJOT | February 21, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Hamburg, 18. February 2008. With a view to further improving the quality and range of service offered in the trade between the East Coast of South America and the North Coast of South America, Central America, US Gulf and Caribbean, Hamburg S'd, Alian'a a Read More »

UASC names and delivers MV HATTA

AJOT | February 21, 2008 | Liner Shipping

On February 18th, 2008, at HHI Ulsan, South Korea, and in the presence of distinguished guests and HHI senior officials, UASC B.O.D. Member-UAE Mr. Salem Ali Al-Zaabi did the honors of naming the second vessel MV Hatta bearing the UAE National Flag. UASC Read More »

PPG member delivers 26 fire trucks

AJOT | February 21, 2008 | Liner Shipping

As project cargo specialists, Project Professionals Group, are often called upon to complete unusual shipments for clients, none more so than the recent transportation of 26 new fire trucks for use in Vietnam. Read More »

APL exec to advise California on trade, goods movement

AJOT | February 20, 2008 | Liner Shipping

John Bowe, President of the Americas for global container shipping line APL, has joined a state advisory committee created to strengthen California's role in international trade. Bowe's appointment to the Goods Movement and International Trade Advisory C Read More »

Senator Lines appoints CTO Shipping Agencies as new partner in Switzerland

AJOT | February 20, 2008 | Liner Shipping

This agency, with 32 years of experience in the maritime industry, will thus be taking over the work of Senator's previous representative, MAT Marine AGENCIES AG, with the aim to build up a strong commercial position in Switzerland. Read More »

Crowley transports $2 million car to and from Puerto Rico

AJOT | February 20, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Antique car enthusiasts in Puerto Rico were given a special treat this past weekend during the annual Gran Feria de Autos Antiguos when they got to see an extremely rare 1936 Duesenberg V-12. Read More »

Chubb adds international hull insurance to marine offerings

AJOT | February 20, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The move follows Chubb's recent appointment of two veteran hull underwriters in London. The underwriters will review submissions on a worldwide basis from Chubb's box at Lloyd's of London. Chubb will continue to provide insurance through its global branch Read More »

CCNI Goes Global with full IAS Equipment Management Expanded relationship . . .

AJOT | February 20, 2008 | Liner Shipping

As part of a companywide commitment to provide high quality and timely information to its customers, Santiago, Chile-based CCNI has signed a multi-year agreement with International Asset Systems (IAS) for its CleanSource' connectivity service. They also e Read More »

Monuments for Centennial of Japanese Emigration to Brazil

AJOT | February 17, 2008 | Liner Shipping

TOKYO - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL, President: Akimitsu Ashida) today announced the departure of the containership MOL Wisdom from Yokohama, transporting stone monuments to Brazil to commemorate the centennial anniversary of Japanese emigration to Bra Read More »

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.

AJOT | February 17, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line) is pleased to announce joining Central-China/Red Sea (CRS) Service presently operated by Hapag Lloyd (HL) and Wan Hai Lines (WHL). Read More »

APL launches new Baltic feeder service

AJOT | February 17, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Singapore-based Neptune Orient Lines' container shipping arm APL has launched a new feeder service linking Tallinn (Estonia) and St Petersburg (Russia) with Northern Europe, Asia and the Americas. Read More »

Vessel and personnel shortages changing the dynamic of today’s project cargo market

AJOT | February 12, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The skyrocketing costs of energy, and shortages of specialized vessels, equipment and experienced personnel are key factors behind the rising costs of project cargo transport these days. However, says Michael Ruediger, Project Chartering Director in the H Read More »

Diana Shipping, Inc. long-term contract for MV Alcyon with Cargill

AJOT | February 11, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Diana Shipping, Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the transportation of dry bulk cargoes, announced that it has entered into a time charter contract with Cargill International S.A., Geneva, for one of its Panamax dry bulk carriers, the Alcyo Read More »

Asia-US guaranteed delivery from APL

AJOT | February 11, 2008 | Liner Shipping

APL Logistics, which co-developed day-definite, less-than-containerload (LCL) cargo delivery, introduced its latest freight transportation breakthrough ' guaranteed delivery of full containerloads from Asia to virtually any destination in the US. Read More »

Maltese government extends CMA CGM’s concession 65 years

AJOT | February 10, 2008 | Liner Shipping

At an official ceremony held in Malta, the Maltese government granted CMA CGM, the world's third largest container shipping company, an extension of its terminal concession held through its subsidiary Malta Freeport Terminals, Ltd. in the Port of Marsaxlo Read More »