Liner Shipping

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 »

Evergreen launches Japan-US West Coast Shuttle Service (JAS)

AJOT | April 03, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line announces a new service linking Japan and the US West Coast, called the Japan-America Shuttle service (JAS). Read More »

Premium Article  Trans-Pacific container lines gear up for contract season

AJOT | March 30, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Costs outweigh first-half market uncertainty in contract discussions; supply-demand expected to stay in balance; ship utilization remains strong, fuel surcharge talks yield results. Read More »

WWL to call at Port of Galveston

AJOT | March 30, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) one of the world's largest providers of outbound logistics for manufacturers of finished vehicles, announced that vessels in its North America / Middle East trade route will transition from the Port of Houston to the P Read More »

CMA CGM reinforces Latin America and Mediterranean

AJOT | March 30, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM Group announced the launch of a new loop on its SIRIUS service linking the East Coast of Latin America, East Mediterranean and North Africa. Read More »

Ship pilot charged in San Francisco Bay oil spill case

AJOT | March 30, 2008 | Liner Shipping

John Joseph Cota, the pilot of the COSCO Busan, the 65,131-ton containership that collided with the San Francisco Bay Bridge resulting in the discharge of approximately 58,000 gallons of oil, was charged recently with violations of the Clean Water Act and Read More »

Crowley Christens new articulated tug-barge (ATB) tank vessel

AJOT | March 26, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation christened the fourth of 10 new 185,000-barrel articulated tug-barge (ATB) tank vessels that the company will take delivery of by the end of 2010. The vessels christened were the 9,280 HP-tug Integrity and barge 650-4. Read More »

New Senator Lines vessel on Mediterranean-Canada service

AJOT | March 26, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Senator Lines will phase in a new vessel on its two-sling Mediterranean-Canada service MCS. The recently chartered Montreal Senator will replace the Canada Senator currently running on the service linking the Mediterranean ports with Montreal. Read More »

New WWL service for automakers in North / South America trade route

AJOT | March 26, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) announced it will begin offering ocean transportation to automakers in its North America / South America trade. Beginning April 28, 2008, WWL will add two 'Pure Car Truck Carriers' (PCTCs) to its existing roll-on, roll Read More »

Yellow Transportation launches expedited ocean service

AJOT | March 26, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Yellow Transportation, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide, Inc., in cooperation with YRC Logistics Global is offering expedited ocean service for guaranteed, on-time delivery of less-than-container-load shipments moving from China to the United States. Read More »

CMA CGM reinforces trans-Pacific presence

AJOT | March 24, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM and Maersk Line have signed a cooperation agreement on the Danish operator's new line between North Asia and the US West Coast. Read More »

Intermarine revises surcharges

AJOT | March 24, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Intermarine, the agent for Industrial Maritime Carriers and West Coast Industrial Express announced that the carriers will revise the bunker and Panama Canal surcharges on all their services to/from South America and the Caribbean effective April 23, 2008 Read More »

Maersk Line Drops NASA Service

AJOT | March 18, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line has decided to cease its slot charter agreement with the container line Hamburg S'd in the trade between the East Coast of South America and North America (also known as the NASA service) effective from 17 August 2008. As of 18 August 2008, Ma Read More »

Hamburg S’d and Maersk Line to cooperate in the Oceania ’ North America Trade

AJOT | March 18, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Hamburg S'd and Maersk Line have today announced the formation of a new vessel sharing agreement. Subject to regulatory approval the two lines will establish a weekly service from Australia/New Zealand to the East Coast of North America. Read More »

Hapag-Lloyd improving ANP service

AJOT | March 18, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Hapag-Lloyd will offer its customers significantly shorter transit times in the ANP service between Australia/New Zealand and the US East Coast (via Panama) from May/June this year. Read More »

NYK Logistics restructures on European continent

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Liner Shipping

NYK announces the restructuring of its Western European Logistics business into two regional companies, trading as NYK Logistics North Continent and NYK Logistics South Europe from 1st April 2008, and part of NYK Group Europe, Logistics Division. Read More »