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Sea Star Line Guardian Service offers reefer monitoring, tracking, tracing and control 24/7

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Sea Star Line announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Mark-It Services in order to equip their refrigerated systems (Reefers) with both Global Positioning and Radio Frequency Identifications Systems creating the Sea Star Line Refri Read More »

Horizon Lines Q2 profit beats Wall Street

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Container shipping company Horizon Lines Inc's quarterly profit handily beat analysts' estimates, helped by better results from its Alaska tradelane, terminal services and logistics. Read More »

CMA CGM Group takes delivery of CMA CGM Leo

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Group announced the delivery in South Korea of the CMA CGM LEO (11,400 TEU).

Built by Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyards, the CMA CGM LEO is the fifth of a series of 12 vessels of 11,400 TEU ordered by the CMA CGM Group and that w Read More »

French shipper eyes billionaire’s capital

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The owners of shipping giant CMA CGM are in talks with Belgian billionaire Albert Frere to inject capital as part of its restructuring plan, Le Figaro newspaper reported.

The French daily said talks were still in the early stages, but the tra Read More »

Crowley transporting steel buildings to help Haitians

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation continues to work with relief and commercial organizations to provide goods and materials needed by Haiti residents in the aftermath of January's major earthquake. Most recently, Crowley began transporting emergency housing un Read More »

MOL Paramount makes its inaugural voyage

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The MOL Paramount is currently the largest container vessel with weekly and direct service calling the Port of Halifax. The MOL Paramount made its inaugural voyage on July 21, 2010 to the South End Container Terminal, operated by Halterm Container Termina Read More »

CMA CGM Group optimizes its Columbus Service linking Asia and North America

AJOT | July 25, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Group announced the inaugural call in Seattle of the CMA CGM RABELAIS, 6,500-TEU containership.

The vessel is operated on the Columbus loop, a pendulum service linking Japan, China and South East Asia to the United States E Read More »

Sea Star settles class action in Puerto Rico

AJOT | July 25, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Sea Star Line, LLC reported that it has entered into a settlement agreement with the direct purchaser plaintiffs in class action antitrust litigation pending in Puerto Rico. Read More »

FESCO celebrates 130th anniversary

AJOT | July 25, 2010 | Liner Shipping

FESCO (Far Eastern Shipping Company), Russia's largest private intermodal transportation provider, announced that it will celebrate its 130th anniversary this month. Read More »

NOL Group orders new container ships


AJOT | July 25, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Global shipping and logistics company NOL Group announced an order for 10 new 8,400-TEU (twenty-foot-equivalent unit) container ships to be delivered in 2013 and 2014. It has also signed a letter of intent for two 10,700-TEU vessels. The total considera Read More »

New service between North Europe and Israel for Hamburg S’d

AJOT | July 19, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Hamburg S'd informs that as from October 2010 onwards it will separate from ZIM in the North Europe ' Israel service and mount its own independent operation, details of which are still under consideration. Read More »

NYK Line North America to modify chassis provisions in certain US markets

AJOT | July 19, 2010 | Liner Shipping

NYK Line (North America), Inc. has begun the process of no longer providing chassis in smaller markets in the Northeast and in Oakland, California. Read More »

NOL carried 29% more containers in June

AJOT | July 19, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) , the world's fourth-largest container shipping firm, said it carried 29 percent more containers in the four weeks to June 25 compared to a year ago. Read More »

CMA CGM christens world’s largest French-flagged containership

AJOT | July 14, 2010 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM Group, the world's third largest container shipping company and the French market leader announced the christening of its flagship, the 13,800-TEU* CMA CGM Christophe Colomb, at Terminal de France, Port 2000, in Le Havre by its godmother, C Read More »

CMA CGM and APM Terminals sign agreements in Dunkirk, France and Alabama

AJOT | July 14, 2010 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM and APM Terminals announced new terminal agreements in Dunkirk, Northern France and Mobile, Alabama. Read More »

MOL selects Descartes for European Import Control System (ICS)

AJOT | July 14, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Descartes Systems Group, a federated global network logistics solutions provider, announced that MOL, a leading multi-modal transport company, has selected Descartes to help manage its container division's European Union (EU) Import Control System (ICS) c Read More »

CMA CGM extends its Black Pearl Service to Latin America

AJOT | July 14, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Group announced the introduction of two new calls in Cartagena (Colombia) and Puerto Cabello (Venezuela) on its BLACK PEARL service linking North America to Jamaica (Kingston).
Effective from July 16th on a weekly basis, these new calls Read More »

CMA CGM Group takes delivery of two new vessels

AJOT | July 11, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Group announced the delivery of the CMA CGM LAMARTINE (6,500 TEU) and CMA CGM CALLISTO (11,400 TEU) in South Korea.

Built by Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Co shipyards, the CMA CGM LAMARTINE (6 500 TEU) is deployed on t Read More »

Second string boost for Asia/East Coast South America service

AJOT | July 11, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Safmarine has confirmed it will soon be offering its customers additional space on the Asia-East Coast South America (ASAS) service.

This follows an announcement that the ASAS service will be upgraded to cater for peak season demand. The se Read More »

Rickmers christens four containership

AJOT | July 11, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Combined capacity of 52,400 TEU during a ceremony at the HHI Ulsan shipyard
Even for Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world's largest shipyard group, it was a remarkable occasion. In a quadruple naming ceremony at HHI's Ulsan shipyard on Read More »