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April Notice - CAF, BAF, Business Plan

AJOT | March 06, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The Member Lines of the FEFC wish to advise Shippers: Read More »

Major shipping companies rationalise TRANSPAC Services

AJOT | March 06, 2008 | Liner Shipping

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company together with Maersk Line and CMA-CGM, the world's three major shipping operators, are reorganising their respective services between China and the US West Coast with the launch of three separate joint services to be int Read More »

CSAV Adopts Carrier’s New Energy -Saving Eautofresh’ Ventilation System

AJOT | March 06, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Latin America's largest shipping company, Chile-based CSAV, is the first major line to adopt Carrier Transicold's new eAutoFresh' system for shipping produce between North and South America. The system features an innovative on-demand ventilation option d Read More »

Evergreen launches Mediterranean feeder service

AJOT | March 05, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line has launched its new regional service to cover Mediterranean ports in Italy, Tunis and Libya, via its hub port of Taranto. With this new service, Evergreen is able to add these ports to its direct global coverage. Read More »

Seaspan Corp believes crunch could lead to opportunities

AJOT | March 03, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The global financial crisis should provide plenty of acquisition opportunities for Seaspan Corp, the container shipping company, as small operators run into financial difficulties, its top executive said last week. Read More »

Shipping lines act to recover fuel costs in US-Asia trade

AJOT | February 27, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Major US-Asia container shipping lines have taken steps to recover rising fuel costs, by collecting a greater share of their published bunker fuel surcharges in cases where those surcharges have been partially or fully absorbed into ocean freight rates. Read More »

Hill joins Crowley’s Anchorage office as director, business development

AJOT | February 25, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced that Bill Hill has joined the company's energy and marine services group in Anchorage as director of business development. In this role, he will have responsibility for the sales and operation of the North Slope busi Read More »

CMA CGM upgrades its Asia to India/Middle East Gulf services

AJOT | February 25, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM is pleased to announce the upgrading of its services linking Asia to India and the Middle East Gulf with the introduction of a new, complementary string to its CIMEX service as from the end of March. Read More »

Premium Article  TSA carriers claiming success in fuel cost recovery

Peter Buxbaum | February 24, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Container shipping lines operating in the Asia-to-US trade lane say they are making progress in negotiations with customers to recoup the costs of rising fuel prices. Members of the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement, a group of fifteen containers lines Read More »

Premium Article  Top 50 N. American Shippers - Cotton exporters must vie to get space in containers

Paul Scott Abbott | February 24, 2008 | International Trade | Liner Shipping

Continuing strong global demand for US cotton coupled with competition from the grain industry is forcing the nation’s cotton exporters to fight for space in outbound containers. Read More »

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 »