Liner Shipping

MOL upgrades service, opens new Asia/South Africa service

AJOT | February 11, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL, President: Akimitsu Ashida) today announced the upgrade of its Asia/South Africa/South America East Coast (CSW) service and the opening of a new Asia/South Africa route (ZAX) as follows. Read More »

CMA CGM launches service between east coast S. America/Arabian Gulf

AJOT | February 11, 2007 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announced the launching of a new service linking South America, to the Arabian Gulf, the Red Sea, India and South Africa. Read More »

Intermarine’s President & CEO passes

AJOT | February 04, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Roger Kavanagh, President and CEO of Intermarine, recently passed away at his home in Metairie, Louisiana after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 54 and is survived by his wife, Danielle, his sons, Zackary and Dylan, and his daughter, Sophie. Read More »

Zim upgrades AGX container service to/from Tampa

AJOT | February 04, 2007 | Liner Shipping

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services will contribute an additional vessel to the Asia-Gulf Express Service (AGX) which calls at the Port of Tampa. This will bring the total to ten ships of 3,000 teu capacity in the AGX, which was also recently enhanced with t Read More »

H’egh and A.P. Moller-Maersk enter PCTC cooperation

AJOT | February 04, 2007 | Liner Shipping

H'egh Autoliners and A.P. Moller ' Maersk, through its subsidiary Maersk Shipping Singapore, have agreed that effective from February 1, 2007, they have entered into cooperation with their respective fleets of car carriers. Read More »

CMA CGM to rejoin TSA

AJOT | January 28, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Following an absence of just over a year CMA CGM, the world's third largest container shipping line, has announced that it will rejoin the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA), effective March 8, 2007. Read More »

Hamburg S’d, Maersk, NYK announce cooperation

AJOT | January 28, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Hamburg S'd, Maersk Line, and NYK announced that they have reached agreement to operate jointly in the trade between Asia, South Africa, and South America. Read More »

TSA sees improving market in 2007

AJOT | January 28, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) projects strengthening market conditions in 2007 for ocean carriers in most of the world's major trade lanes. Increasingly strong estimates of cargo demand and moderated estimates of capacity growth will resu Read More »

Northland selects Horizon to replace legacy control systems

AJOT | January 25, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Services Group, the technology research and development subsidiary of Horizon Lines, Inc., has signed an agreement with Northland Services, Inc. to replace their legacy systems and to provide a new equipment management system. Read More »

MECL1 and MECL2 service enhancements

AJOT | January 25, 2007 | Liner Shipping

As part of Maersk Line's ongoing efforts to better serve customers, they have announced service enhancements between North America and the Middle East, India, and Pakistan. Read More »

Maersk Line upgrades Asia - Europe services

AJOT | January 21, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The new Asia - Europe network is a result of the ongoing review of Maersk Line's global network. "Together with our customers we regularly review our services, amongst others due to new and changing trading patterns and an ever increasing global trade. Th Read More »

NYK acquires all shares of Ceres Container Term. Europe B.V.

AJOT | January 21, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) acquired all the shares of Ceres Container Terminals Europe B.V., which manages container terminal operations in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and thus made that company a 100% subsidiary of NYK. Read More »

Horizon Lines elects former Secretary Mineta to Board

AJOT | January 21, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Lines, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has voted to elect former US Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta to the Board effective January 1, 2007. Mr. Mineta fills a vacancy created by the resignation from the Horizon Lines Board Read More »

Maersk rate hike East Coast South America-Europe trade

AJOT | January 14, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line will increase the rates on the northbound trade from the East Coast of South America to Europe. The increase will apply for all dry cargo under Maersk Line tariffs and service contracts as agreed with our customers individually. Read More »

Evergreen to launch new FRS service with Coscon

AJOT | January 14, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Marine Corp. and COSCON (Cosco Container Lines) will launch a new Far East-Red Sea service, further enhancing joint services with the mainland China-based ocean carrier. Read More »

Crowley Maritime christens the Marty J

AJOT | January 14, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation christened the Marty J, the first of three Heavy Lift 455 Series barges, which have been under construction at Gunderson Marine in Portland, Oregon. The three 400-foot by 105-foot-wide deck barges are being built to be utilize Read More »

MSC ship shatters Port of NO’s container record

AJOT | January 07, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Mediterranean Shipping Company's 984-foot MSC Alessia is scheduled to arrive at the Port of New Orleans' Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal Dec. 21, setting container volume records at Port docks. Read More »

Crowley’s Azucena Hernandez promoted to GM in El Salvador

AJOT | January 07, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that Azucena Hernandez has been promoted to general manager of Crowley's liner services operations in El Salvador. In her new position, Hernandez reports to John Hourihan, senior vice president and general mana Read More »

Goodyear names APL best carrier in Latin America

AJOT | January 07, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Goodyear has named global ocean container carrier APL the outstanding shipping line in Latin America. Goodyear Latin America President Eduardo Fortunato presented the award to APL at his company's regional summit meeting recently. Read More »

Horizon Lines Chairman calls for better trade security cooperation in 2007

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Charles G. 'Chuck' Raymond, Chairman, President and CEO of Horizon Lines, Inc. recently called for greater cooperation between all segments of the container industry and the government to achieve real results in trade security next year. His remarks were Read More »