Liner Shipping

Zim to become newest member of TSA

AJOT | May 20, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Zim Integrated Shipping Services has announced that it will become the next carrier to join the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) effective June 23, 2007, following a 45-day notification period required under US law. Zim's entry to the research a Read More »

COSCO first ocean carrier to call new Prince Rupert container terminal

AJOT | May 20, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Maher Terminals of Canada Corporation announced today that it has reached an Agreement with China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) to commence calling Maher's new container terminal at the Port of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada. COSCO will begin ca Read More »

NYK agrees to 20+ year contract with CVRD

AJOT | May 20, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha has agreed to an over 20 year, long-time contract with Companhia Vale do Rio Doce to transport Brazilian iron ore. Read More »

Intermarine expands Asian headquarters office in Shanghai

AJOT | May 13, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Intermarine is moving and expanding its Asian Headquarters office to better support its Far East, India and Arabian Gulf Service. Located in Shanghai's new Hong Yi Plaza, the office will control all aspects of the Asian service and will house a staff enga Read More »

US-Asia container lines to raise Panama Canal charges

AJOT | May 13, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Member shipping lines in the Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (WTSA) have announced their intention to increase Panama Canal charges for the first time in more than two years, reflecting annual increases in Panama Canal transit fees, as well Read More »

Trans-Pacific ships fill up after lunar new year lull

AJOT | May 06, 2007 | Liner Shipping

In a further step to provide the shipping community with greater insight into the dynamics in the transpacific trade lane, the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) has initiated release of trade utilization data, the first installment of which cover Read More »

Maritime heavy transportation companies Dockwise and Sealift announce merger

AJOT | May 06, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Maritime companies Dockwise and Sealift, both active in the heavy transportation market, announce that they are to merge. By combining their fleet of vessels, the companies will be able to provide an enhanced service to customers. Following the merger, Read More »

MOL to establish subsidiary in Pakistan

AJOT | May 06, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the opening of a new subsidiary in Pakistan effective April 16. Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Pakistan (Pvt), Ltd. will handle all MOL's liner and non-liner business and ocean consolidation business (OCB). The new company will as Read More »

EUROGATE has successful 2006

AJOT | April 29, 2007 | Liner Shipping

EUROGATE presented its operating figures for 2006. Once again in the closed fiscal year, the success course of the past years continued. The European market leader increased revenue by 7.1% to EUR 560 million (previous year: EUR 523 million). Equity rose Read More »

APL, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd enhance joint India - America Express Service

AJOT | April 29, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Leading ocean container carriers APL, CMA CGM, and Hapag-Lloyd announced today that they'll extend their Indian Subcontinent Service ' the Indamex (India - America Express Service) ' further down the East Coast of the United States to Savannah, GA. Read More »

Project cargo specialist warns of vessel shortage

AJOT | April 29, 2007 | Liner Shipping

An ocean cargo specialist is warning that bottlenecks will continue to tighten in 2007 and during the remainder of the decade for shippers of heavy, oversized and outsized freight known as project cargo. Read More »

New Service for Thamesport

AJOT | April 22, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Thamesport (London), Limited announced that the South Africa Europe Container Service (SAECS) ('Intermediate' string) will commence calls at the Medway port from 29th March 2007, with the arrival of the 1,800-teu Sirius. Read More »

MTLA names Jamian as new Affiliate Member

AJOT | April 22, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Maritime Transport & Logistics Advisors (MTLA) announced the addition of Mr. John Jamian, former Acting Maritime Administrator for the US Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration, to its select group of Affiliate Members. Read More »

Safmarine upgrades Safari shipping services

AJOT | April 22, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Safmarine's Safari shipping services between the Far East and South Africa are to be upgraded following the deployment of new larger, faster vessels and the inclusion of an additional, direct port of call at Ningbo, China. The service upgrades are set to Read More »

Tropical Shipping & Con-way Freight Launch TropicalDirect service to Bahamas, Caribbean

AJOT | April 15, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Con-way Freight, which operates the most extensive regional less-than-truckload (LTL) freight transportation network in the United States, announced the launch of TropicalDirect ' a new service providing seamless door-to-port shipping from the United Stat Read More »

CargoGulf launches LCL consolidation service for Asia/US East Coast trade route

AJOT | April 15, 2007 | Liner Shipping

CargoGulf, a global neutral NVOCC (Non-vessel operating common carrier) operator has extended its LCL consolidation service to include the fast growing trade route between Asia and the US East Coast. Read More »

H’egh Autoliners appoints Perduto VP Marketing

AJOT | April 15, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Perduto joins H'egh Autoliners from the United States Mission to the United Nations where he served as a Military Advisor assigned to The Joint Chiefs of Staff. His duties as a US Navy Reserve Commander comprised of providing immediate strategic assessme Read More »

Mediterranean Shipping Corp. joins TSA

AJOT | April 08, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA), a research and discussion group of container shipping lines serving the trade from Asia to the US, will add a second new carrier to its membership this year. Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC), based in Geneva Read More »

Intermarine names Wilson VP Sales

AJOT | April 08, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Intermarine announced that Paul Wilson has been given the additional title of Vice President of Sales where he will manage all sales and customer service activities. He will retain his responsibilities for the company's US flagged vessel operations. Withi Read More »

Safmarine GM’s 2006 ‘Supplier of the Year’

AJOT | April 08, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Multi-trade shipping line Safmarine was presented the General Motors 2006 Supplier of the Year award for its overall business performance in providing GM with world-class parts and services. The 15th annual award ' themed the 'Best of the Best' - was giv Read More »