Liner Shipping

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 »

MOL moves to upgrade Vietnam container service

AJOT | April 01, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced a further upgrade of container services to/from Vietnam with a new service called Vietnam Hong Kong New Loop 3 (VH3). This is part of the company's strategy for serial expansion of container services to meet booming car Read More »

Grand Alliance Asia-Black Sea service

AJOT | April 01, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Members of the Grand Alliance group Hapag-Lloyd, MISC Berhad (MISC), Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) will be launching a new weekly service ' ABX (Asia ' Black Sea Express) to cover the Asia-Black Sea Market. The new se Read More »

FCLCARRIER launches service between US/Canada and Afghanistan

AJOT | April 01, 2007 | Liner Shipping

FCLCARRIER, which launched a string of new niche services in the United States last month and is well established in Europe, announced that it has started a new service between the United States, Canada and Afghanistan, effective immediately. Read More »

APL security chief to shippers:  Get involved

AJOT | April 01, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Congress' recently enacted SAFE Port Act affords plenty of opportunity to help shape supply chain security. Now it's up to shippers and transportation providers to get involved. That was the message delivered by a leading container shipping security exp Read More »

APL wins Los Angeles award for air quality efforts

AJOT | March 25, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Container shipping leader APL has been honored for its innovative air quality initiatives by one of California's oldest and most respected marine aquariums. Read More »

TSA execs hold first-of-its-kind meeting

AJOT | March 18, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Member line executives from the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) met with a diverse group of 27 customers in a first-of-its-kind exchange between ocean carriers and shippers. Read More »

MOL establishes new East Coast Americas service

AJOT | March 18, 2007 | Liner Shipping

As part of its ongoing commitment to expand service networks and continue to increase ocean transportation options, MOL will soon be initiating a new direct service between the East Coast of South America and the US. Read More »

APL announces new cooperation in US-South America trade

AJOT | March 18, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Global container shipping line APL announced a new cooperation with Mediterranean Shipping Company and Mitsui OSK to take effect in April of 2007. This cooperation will allow continuity of product quality and scope of coverage from the US East Coast to th Read More »

CMA CGM new Europe - Australia/New Zealand service

AJOT | March 11, 2007 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announced the start up of its New Europe Mascarene Oceania (NEMO) service that, from North Europe and Mediterranean, will serve the Indian Ocean islands of Reunion and Mauritius, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Sri Lanka, Saudi Read More »

Maersk & Hamburg Sud join forces on East Coast S.A. to East Coast N.A.

AJOT | March 11, 2007 | Liner Shipping

In response to changing customer requirements in the trade to and from the East Coast of South America and the East Coast of North America, Maersk Line and Hamburg Sud have joined forces on a restructured service. Read More »

New vessels call at MICT

AJOT | March 11, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Two vessels from mega liners Hamburg Sud and Hapag-Lloyd made their maiden call and maiden voyage, respectively, at the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) as the terminal began to see positive volume growth beginning the third quarter of last Read More »

APL launches Mindanao Express Service in Philippines

AJOT | March 04, 2007 | Liner Shipping

APL, a global leader in container transportation and logistics, today announced the launch of a new twice-weekly service to cater for the growing global demand for Philippines produce. Read More »

US Lines announces weekly vessel call in Oakland

AJOT | March 04, 2007 | Liner Shipping

US Lines (USL) has announced the introduction of a direct weekly call at Oakland on its Australia/New Zealand service effective mid-April with the sailing of the USL Kea, V.636, departing Oakland April 24. Read More »

Rickmers Jakarta transports long loads to Saudi Arabia

AJOT | March 04, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The project forwarder deugro Projekt GmbH and Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based shipping line that specializes in transporting breakbulk, heavylift and project cargoes, has recently completed the transport of a major project shipment on behalf of Linde En Read More »

WTSA lines to adjust cargo NOS and FAK rates

AJOT | March 04, 2007 | Liner Shipping

US-Asia container shipping lines in the Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (WTSA) have scheduled rate increases for miscellaneous cargo not otherwise specified (NOS) for adjustments under commodity-specific rate programs, and for mixed 'freigh Read More »

Transport experts call for new generation of ocean cargo services

AJOT | February 25, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Two freight transport experts today called for the creation of 'fast track' ocean cargo services that can provide shippers reliable and timely delivery of Asian imports. Brian Clancy and David Hoppin of Arlington-based MergeGlobal issued a research paper Read More »

MSC launches new Central America service

AJOT | February 25, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) announced it will begin direct service to Central America with the first ship expected to call in Santo Tomas de Castillo, Guatemala and Puerto Cortes, Honduras, beginning this week. Service will be available to/from a Read More »