Liner Shipping

Senator Lines capacity increase on Mediterranean-Mideast-Asia service

AJOT | April 24, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Senator Lines will increase its capacity on the Mediterranean Express Service MEX linking the Western Mediterranean region with the Middle East and Asia as from mid-May. The first vessel with the increased allocation of the Germany-based ocean carrier is Read More »

United Arab Shipping Co. names MV Al Bahia

AJOT | April 15, 2008 | Liner Shipping

On April 14, 2008, at HHI Ulsan, South Korea, and in the presence of distinguished guests and HHI senior officials, UASC B.O.D. Member-UAE Mr. Jasem Rashed Al-Shamsi did the honors of naming the third vessel MV Al Bahia bearing the UAE National Flag. UASC Read More »

CMA CGM (America) LLC names Dianora Director, Inbound Trans-Pacific

AJOT | April 15, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM (America) LLC announced that Christopher J. Dianora has been named Director of Inbound Transpacific. Chris will be responsible for overseeing the optimization of the inbound transpacific in North America and will serve as a liaison with the compa Read More »

Crowley receives Toyota Logistics Service awards for sixth consecutive year

AJOT | April 15, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Toyota Logistics Services recently presented Crowley's Puerto Rico/Caribbean liner services group with its prestigious Partners Award in Customer Service for 2007. It was the sixth consecutive year the company has received such recognition from Toyota. Read More »

CMA CGM wins bid for Port of Marseilles’s ‘dock 10’

AJOT | April 15, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announced that it has been selected by the Port of Marseilles Authority as the winning bidder for a project to develop Europe's largest dry dock located at the city's north docks. Read More »

Horizon Lines Chairman & Ceo Unveils Road Map For U.S. Marine Highway

AJOT | April 14, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Charles G. (Chuck) Raymond, Chairman,President and CEO of Horizon Lines, Inc. today outlined a road map for developing a U.S. Marine Highway that will ease congestion around gateway trade corridors and improve the overall efficiency of America's transport Read More »

Maersk Line is pleased to introduce an improved WestMed service between the . . .

AJOT | April 14, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Our aim has been to improve the reliability of the WestMed service and thus offer our customers a dependable product with adequate time in the schedule for operational contingency. This will allow our vessels to run at an optimal speed and thereby preserv Read More »

Industrial Dart makes maiden voyage to Houston

AJOT | April 13, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Intermarine's newest heavy lift ship the M/V Industrial Dart was recently presented with a Maiden Voyage plaque to celebrate the first call of the vessel at Industrial Terminals in Houston. The plaque was presented by Darce Kullman, General Manager of Ind Read More »

Ship operator pleads guilty to concealing vessel pollution

AJOT | April 13, 2008 | Liner Shipping

PACCSHIP, the operator and manager of approximately ten ships that regularly carry goods between Asia and ports in the United States, pleaded guilty today and was sentenced to pay a $1.7 million fine for crimes related to improper transfers and discharges Read More »

Safmarine fleet renewal in full swing

AJOT | April 13, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Safmarine's second quarter began with a busy 10 days, commencing with the naming ceremony for the Safmarine Nyassa, which took place at the Volkswerft shipyard in Stralsund Germany. The vessel, the second in a series of five containerships to be delivered Read More »

Intermarine secures growth capital

AJOT | April 10, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Intermarine, a leader in project transportation, has secured growth capital to continue building its business. The company's management team is partnering with New Mountain Capital, a New York-based private equity firm, to facilitate their pursuit of stra Read More »

Roadway launches Expedited Ocean Service from China

AJOT | April 10, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Roadway, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide, Inc., in cooperation with YRC Logistics Global has launched an expedited ocean service from China to the United States, added new supply chain services at both origin and destination for international shippers, and Read More »

YRDICT steps up to cargo consolidation

AJOT | April 09, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Yantai Rising Dragon International Container Terminal Ltd. (YRDICTL) recently boosted cargo consolidation service at the Yantai Rising Dragon International Container Terminal (YRDICT) in China with the opening of an independent gate for the terminal's con Read More »

Sears names Crowley ‘Partner in Progress’ for 6th consecutive year

AJOT | April 09, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation's Puerto Rico/Caribbean Liner services group was recognized by Sears as a Partner in Progress for the 6th consecutive year during a formal awards ceremony at the Normandy Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Read More »

The Grand Alliance starts new European Service

AJOT | April 09, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The Grand Alliance is pleased to announce the implementation of a new EU5 Service and updates to our dedicated Far East service. These changes reflect our commitment to responding to the needs of customers due to the growth of the Chinese mainland market. Read More »

FESCO’s Vasily Golovin, arrives at the Port of Everett after polar expedition

AJOT | April 06, 2008 | Liner Shipping

FESCO'S ice class vessel, the Vasily Golovin, arrived at the Port of Everett after being chartered by the Argentinean Navy to re-supply the Argentina Antarctic Station with 220 tons of fuel, provisions, and research equipment, along with carrying 2 Read More »

Russian space shuttle Buran ‘lifts off’ to German museum

AJOT | April 06, 2008 | Liner Shipping

In another example of successful cooperation between Worldwide Project Consortium, WWPC members, Procargo, Ltd./Finland in cooperation with LS International Cargo GmbH/Germany and Steder Group b.v./Netherlands are involved in the transportation of the Rus Read More »

WTSA container lines act to expand fuel cost recovery effort

AJOT | April 06, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Member shipping lines in the Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (WTSA) have announced a schedule of recommended quarterly increases in their bunker fuel surcharges, aimed at restoring their existing bunker fuel surcharges to guideline levels t Read More »

MOL receives service provider of the year award

AJOT | April 03, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Limited Brands Logistics Services, the transportation arm of specialty retailer, Limited Brands, has named MOL its 2007 'Ocean Carrier Service Provider of the Year.' Read More »

Browning joins Intermarine

AJOT | April 03, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Intermarine announced that Ms. Stacy Browning has joined the Intermarine team in Houston to focus on the company's growing Relay services. As a former employee of Intermarine in the Customer Service group for many years, Stacy is very familiar with the In Read More »