Liner Shipping

Maersk Brooklyn largest to call at BCT

AJOT | July 22, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line's brand new 4,000 teu capacity container vessel Maersk Brooklyn became the largest vessel to call at the Baltic Container Terminal (BCT). Arriving from the Port of Aarhus in Denmark, the 300 hundred meter length vessel off-loaded 500 twenty-fo Read More »

IAS-Trinium connects trucking community with MOL

AJOT | July 22, 2007 | Liner Shipping

IAS-Trinium, a joint venture between International Asset Systems (IAS) and Trinium Technologies, announced its first major product deployment creating a real-time connection between MOL and its house trucking line, Central Cal Transportation. The break-t Read More »

CMA CGM on board with REZ-1

AJOT | July 22, 2007 | Liner Shipping

As originally introduced last May, REZ-1 has developed a suite of business services including container visibility and distribution, automated rail billing, and line haul storage and invoicing tools tailored to address the challenges facing steamship line Read More »

AXS-Alphaliner fleet forecast

AJOT | July 15, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The latest AXS-Alphaliner fleet forecast has been released. Two-hundred eighty-four cellular ships totaling 1,520,000 teu have been ordered during the first six months of 2007, for a total value of USD 22.5 bn. Two thirds of them were contracted during Ma Read More »

OEC Group opens newest office in US

AJOT | July 15, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Anthony Fullbrook, president of Orient Express Container Group U.S.A. (OEC Group), announced the opening of their newest office in the US in Randolph, MA. Read More »

MSC chooses Charleston region for third time

AJOT | July 15, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), the second largest container carrier in the world, is expanding its Charleston region operations, which will now be home to the company's South Atlantic corporate headquarters. MSC's local office will double in size f Read More »

APL adds US East Coast to Central American service

AJOT | July 01, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Global container transportation leader APL heightens its commitment to trade between the United States and Central America beginning June 30, when it adds a new third vessel string with fixed weekly sailings to compliment its existing CAX and MCX Service. Read More »

CMA CGM Herodote christened in Southampton

AJOT | July 01, 2007 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM, the world's third largest container shipping company, is pleased to announce the christening of its new vessel, the CMA CGM Herodote, at Southampton City Cruise Terminal. Read More »

Schmidt accepts post in Shanghai

AJOT | July 01, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Intermarine has announced that Michael Schmidt recently transferred to the company's new Shanghai office. Michael will have direct management responsibility for project development and pricing activities in the company's Far East, India and Arabian Gulf Read More »

MOL to launch India- USEC service

AJOT | June 24, 2007 | Liner Shipping

MOL announced that beginning July 2007, the company will offer a new service that will directly connect India and the United States. Read More »

2007 peak season opens for trans-Pacific shipping lines

AJOT | June 24, 2007 | Liner Shipping

With factory holidays in Japan and China behind them, and with summer and back-to-school retail shipments building, container shipping lines are reporting nearly full vessels from Asia to all U.S coasts. Network capacity constraints have already produced Read More »

NYK service from Asia to Tunisia and Morocco

AJOT | June 24, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The new service, part of NYK's global expansion of Liner services, will utilize the Grand Alliance's expanded EU M loop and involve transshipment to Tunisia and Morocco via Barcelona. Read More »

Maersk’s Scan Med to call Piraeus, Greece

AJOT | June 17, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line announced a new direct service between North Europe and Piraeus (Greece). The service will include Piraeus in the Scan Med service allowing a fast, reliable, and competitive product to and from Greece. Read More »

EIMSKIP introduces NECA Express

AJOT | June 17, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The fixed day weekly schedule will offer an all water service between the ports of Eastern Canada and New England with a double port call in Halifax Nova Scotia serving both Halterm and Ceres Marine Terminals. Read More »

CMA CGM first global carrier to include DCT Gdansk

AJOT | June 17, 2007 | Liner Shipping

With the arrival of its 1,400teu feeder vessel Cape Fulmar at the DCT Gdansk terminal on June 6, CMA CGM became the first of the top 10 global container shipping lines to incorporate this brand-new Polish facility into its worldwide network. Cape Fulmar i Read More »

APL’s Widdows: transport congestion peril to global economy

AJOT | June 10, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Inadequate transportation infrastructure and congestion will negatively impact worldwide economic growth in the years ahead and urgent action is required globally to accelerate the pace of infrastructure development. That's the warning from Ron Widdows, C Read More »

Oceania VSA restructures

AJOT | June 10, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The member lines of the Oceania Vessel Sharing Agreement (Hamburg S'd, Hapag-Lloyd, and Maersk Line) have announced plans to upgrade their services linking the West Coast North America and Australia/New Zealand. Read More »

Hamburg S’d christens Bahia Grande in Korea

AJOT | June 03, 2007 | Liner Shipping

On May 28, 2007 the container vessel Bahia Grande was christened at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) yard in Okpo, Korea. The Bahia Grande is the fourth of a total of six identical 3,752 teu containerships commissioned from DS Read More »

CMA CGM finalizes Comanav acquisition

AJOT | June 03, 2007 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM has officially acquired Moroccan maritime shipping company Comanav following publication of the privatization order signed by Prime Minister Driss Jettou. Read More »

MSC weekly direct call at Dunkirk

AJOT | June 03, 2007 | Liner Shipping

This line will offer, among other things, direct or transshipped access to the ports of the West Coast Africa (WCA), in conjunction with MSC's world network of lines. Read More »