Liner Shipping

NYK successfully tests shoreside electric power unit

AJOT | September 30, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) announced that its soon-to-be-delivered 8,600 teu containership has successfully tested its connection with a newly introduced shoreside electric power unit that will supply a ship with electric power d Read More »

Giant COSCO Asia docked at the Port of Hamburg on maiden voyage

AJOT | September 30, 2007 | Liner Shipping

At the beginning of September the new flagship of the Chinese shipping company COSCO Container Lines, Ltd. docked at the Port of Hamburg for the first time. The COSCO Asia, with its slot capacity of 10,062 teu, is the largest container ship to have entere Read More »

Weekly calls at DCT Gdansk

AJOT | September 23, 2007 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM and Team Lines are offering fixed-day weekly calls at Poland's newest deepwater container terminal, DCT Gdansk, giving shippers wider container routing options to and from Poland. Read More »

Maersk restructures Asia ’ Red Sea Service

AJOT | September 23, 2007 | Liner Shipping

In line with customer requirements and an effort to improve service, Maersk Line announced a new eastbound rotation of the Asia - Red Sea service FM5. Read More »

Seaspan to build eight 13,100 teu vessels

AJOT | September 23, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Seaspan Corporation announced that it has signed contracts to build eight new 13,100 teu container vessels with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. and its subsidiary, Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (collectively "HHI"). The contract price per ve Read More »

Crowley clears the air in the Puerto Rico/Caribbean trade

AJOT | September 23, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation has been known for its cutting-edge technology in the maritime trade, dedication to safety and the environment, and desire to provide ever-increasing value and service to its customers. Now, in an age of increased environment Read More »

Crowley moves 110,000-lb. boiler for Fruit of the Loom

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner and logistics services groups recently worked together to provide both inland and ocean transportation for a massive boiler bound for Fruit of the Loom in Honduras. This large boiler measuring 35-feet long, 12-feet wid Read More »

TSA lines meet in Taipei for ‘08-‘09 contract season

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Container shipping lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) met in Taipei last week to take initial soundings of the Asia-US cargo market for 2008-09, updating their assessments of the industry supply/demand balance and general operating co Read More »

NYK to acquire a 60% share of shipping agency in South America

AJOT | September 09, 2007 | Liner Shipping

NYK has acquired a 60 percent share of the general shipping agency Grupo Multimar, headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Read More »

Dominguez and Dowd awarded 2006 Thomas Crowley Trophies

AJOT | September 09, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Charlie Dominguez, vice president of sales and marketing, Latin America, for Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group in Jacksonville, and Jerry Dowd, vice president of labor relations in Seattle, were awarded 2006 Thomas Crowley trophies, the Read More »

Safmarine Makutu joins Safmarine fleet

AJOT | September 09, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The Safmarine Makutu ' the fourth in a series of Panamax containerships to be delivered to Safmarine by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) ' was named today at the HHI Shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea. Read More »

MSC launches new Nassau service from Port Everglades

AJOT | September 09, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is introducing a new service from Broward County's Port Everglades to Nassau, Bahamas, planned for three weekly sailings. The new MSC Nassau, Bahamas service is targeting increased business from South Florida to the Ba Read More »

Construction of second high speed containership for UASC

AJOT | September 03, 2007 | Liner Shipping

UASC announced the commencement of construction of its second high speed containership i.e. MV Hatta as a part of an eight containership order contracted with a reputed Korean shipbuilder. Read More »

NWA Suez service begins in Charleston

AJOT | September 03, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The first vessel in a new Suez service docked at the Port of Charleston's Wando Welch Terminal, making about 900 lifts at an average of 42 moves per crane per hour. Read More »

New eco-friendly containers for CMA CGM

AJOT | September 03, 2007 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM was the first shipping group to purchase containers with bamboo floors called bamboo eco-containers, as part of its commitment to environmental protection. Read More »

APL’s new Suez Express Service arrives in New York City

AJOT | August 26, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Container shipping leader APL delivered an answer to the global freight congestion crisis with the arrival of its Suez Express service from South Asia. Read More »

Sea Star Line positions for the future

AJOT | August 26, 2007 | Liner Shipping

To support its long-standing commitment to its core business of serving Puerto Rico while proceeding with long-term strategic expansion plans, Sea Star Line, LLC announced the following organizational changes. Read More »

TSA cautions of tight space as peak season progresses

AJOT | August 19, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The carrier research and discussion group is reporting consistently high ship utilization numbers since May and going forward through the summer; higher monthly volume and utilization totals relative to 2006; and increased congestion at Asian ports ' nota Read More »

COSCO first to inaugurate service to new Prince Rupert container terminal

AJOT | August 19, 2007 | Liner Shipping

China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) has announced that that they will commence calling Maher Terminal's new container terminal at the Port of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada during the 4th quarter of 2007. The announcement was made by Howard Fin Read More »

NYK acquires J. Lauritzen’s 50% share in NYKLauritzenCool

AJOT | August 12, 2007 | Liner Shipping

J. Lauritzen A/S and NYK Reefers Limited (a wholly-owned subsidiary of NYK Line) announced that NYK Reefers Limited has acquired the 50% share of NYKLauritzenCool AB previously held by their joint venture partner J. Lauritzen A/S, whereby NYK now control Read More »