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CargoGulf opens UK office

AJOT | March 16, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CargoGulf announced the opening of its first UK office, a move that reflects the company's strategy to strengthen its presence in key markets and to reinforce its standing as a global NVOCC (Non-vessel operating common carrier). Located in Manchester, Ca Read More »

NYK Line announces start of the NYK Cool Earth Project

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The issue of climate change is currently considered one of the most momentous concerns of our time, and companies around the world would be ill-advised to turn their attention from this matter. In this light, the NYK Group'a global logistics integrator th Read More »

CMA CGM reports sustained growth

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM strengthened its financial structure in 2007, posting solid gains in revenues and a significant increase in profitability in a global trade environment experiencing a surge in international container traffic. Read More »

Evergreen Line marks Adriatic service upgrade

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The 5,090-teu Ital Laguna, the largest Evergreen Group container vessel to sail in the Adriatic Sea, called at the Trieste Marine Terminal (TMT) March 13 on its first voyage from China. Read More »

Maersk announces 2007 annual results

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The Danish Maersk Group achieved revenues of USD 51.2 billion in 2007, compared with USD 43.7 billion in 2006. Profit before tax amounted to USD 8 billion (USD 6 billion)and the profit for the year was USD 3.4 billion (USD 2.7 billion). This profit is by Read More »

MSC with direct service New Orleans-west coast South America

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Liner Shipping

According to unconfirmed press reports, Mediterranean Shipping Company (USA) Inc will launch a new, direct service linking the port of New Orleans with the west coast of South America. The expected vessel rotation for the new service will be: New Orleans- Read More »

Intermarine assigns Swanson to West Coast Service

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Mr. Jake Swanson has been assigned to the position of Commercial Coordinator for the West Coast Industrial Express joint service operated by Industrial Maritime Carriers and Associated Transport Line. In making the announcement, Paul Wilson, Intermarine's Read More »

DHX introduces Oahu-Maui container service

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Liner Shipping

A new, low-cost weekly container service between Oahu and Maui now is being offered by DHX-Dependable Hawaiian Express, one of the largest transportation companies serving the Islands. Read More »

Maersk Group Sells Car Carriers

AJOT | March 11, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Reports from Copenhagen confirm that the necessary approvals for the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group's sale of car carriers to H'egh Autoliners have been obtained. Read More »

Rickmers-Linie increases frequency of Pearl String Service

AJOT | March 09, 2008 | Liner Shipping

In a move to increase capacity on its core service, the Round-The-World Pearl String Service, Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based global breakbulk, heavy lift and project specialist, has chartered the 30,000dwt Cape Darby for a period of two years. The ship Read More »

OOIL announces 2007 results

AJOT | March 09, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Orient Overseas (International), Ltd. ('OOIL') announced a profit of $2.5 billion for the year ended December 31, 2007 compared to the profit of $580.6 million recorded in 2006. The reported profit for year 2007 included a gain of $1.99 billion from the Read More »

Hamburg S’d, Hapag-Lloyd, HMM & APL expand cooperation in Asia ’ Australia trade

AJOT | March 09, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Hamburg S'd, Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine and APL have decided to expand their cooperation in the trade between Asia and Australia (AAUS) and enhance the existing AAUS service with the most comprehensive service network in the trade. Read More »

CMA CGM, Maersk, MSC launch service between Taiwan, Hong Kong, China & US West Coast

AJOT | March 09, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM, Maersk, and, MSC the world's three largest shipping companies, are reorganizing their services between China and the US West Coast with the launch of two joint services in April 2008: the Yang Tse, serving Central and South China, and the Bohai R Read More »

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 »