Liner Shipping

Intermarine & Industrial Terminals creates express delivery lanes

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Intermarine announced that Industrial Terminals, the loadcenter for all of its Americas services, has recently open new ITEX delivery lanes to expedite the receiving of pre-cleared cargo. Read More »

UASC creates new joint-venture company with Medmar S.P.A.

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Liner Shipping

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), the international container transportation provider, has announced the incorporation of a joint-venture company together with its long standing agent in Italy, Medmar S.p.A. United Arab Shipping Agency Company (Italy) Read More »

NYK starts feeder service to St. Petersburg

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha started a new feeder service called BAX (Baltic Express Service) to connect Amsterdam (Netherlands), Hamburg (Germany), St. Petersburg (Russia), and Kotka (Finland) from December 12, 2007. Read More »

Yang Ming and OOCL Launch New CPX Service Jan.17th

AJOT | December 28, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Yang Ming will launch a new service names CPX(China'VPakistan Express) with OOCL(Orient Overseas Container Line) on January 17th, 2008. Yang Ming and OOCL will deploy three and two vessels for CPX Service, 35 sailing days a round-trip. Read More »

The New World Alliance Plans Asia-Europe Network Changes

AJOT | December 28, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The New World Alliance (TNWA) carriers ' APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) ' today announced their intentions to deploy nine ships instead of the current eight ships in their Asia-Europe network. Read More »

NYK Develops New Fuel-Efficient GovernorTo Be Fully Deployed on 9 NYK Ships

AJOT | December 28, 2007 | Liner Shipping

NYK affiliate companies, Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI; head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; president: Yutaka Yasunaga) and Nabtesco Corporation (headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Kazuyuki Matsumoto), have developed a new control device, Read More »

NYK Invests in Shanghai Port Container Terminals

AJOT | December 28, 2007 | Liner Shipping

NYK expects to be admitted as an investor in Phase 3B of Da Xiao Yang Shan Container Terminals , now being developed under the auspices of Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd (SIPG). Read More »

Maersk Line Announces Rate Increases On North America To Far East Trade

AJOT | December 27, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line will be implementing a general rate increase (GRI) on from the United States and Canada to Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietna Read More »

FEFC February Notice - CAF and BAF

AJOT | December 26, 2007 | Liner Shipping

FEFC February Notice: Increases to CAF and BAF Read More »

ELAA signs data warehouse contract

AJOT | December 19, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The European Liner Affairs Association is pleased to announce that P3 Technology has been granted a contract to run its new information exchange system ' a database of volumes shipped on trades to and from Europe on a port/port basis. Read More »

ELAA Announces New Chairman

AJOT | December 19, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The top liner shipping companies that make up the Membership of the European Liner Affairs Association (ELAA) have voted in its new Chairman. He is to be Mr Ulrich Kranich, Member of the Executive Board of Hapag Lloyd. Mr. Kranich's appointment is effect Read More »

Crowley Presents Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships

AJOT | December 18, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Continuing its support of students wishing to enter maritime, transportation and logistics fields, Crowley Maritime Corporation presented four US Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) midshipmen with Thomas B. Crowley Sr. memorial scholarships totaling $10,000. Read More »

Intermarine appoints Seeg Managing Director for Asia

AJOT | December 16, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Recognizing the expanding scope and importance of its Far East, India and Gulf service, Intermarine recently appointed Mr. Richard Seeg to the position of Managing Director for Asia. Based in Intermarine's Asian Headquarters office in Shanghai, he will co Read More »

APL, HMM, MOL & CMA CGM announce further winter capacity plans

AJOT | December 16, 2007 | Liner Shipping

APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) - and CMA CGM announced additional winter capacity plans for the trade between Asia and the US East Coast via Panama Canal. Read More »

US Chamber opposes retroactive tax hike on US flagged ocean carriers

AJOT | December 16, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The US Chamber of Commerce denounced a measure hidden in the Technical Corrections Act that would repeal the tonnage tax option for US flagged ocean carriers hauling cargo between the mainland and Puerto Rico thus increasing shipping costs and making Amer Read More »

World’s largest auto ship makes maiden call at Port of Tacoma

AJOT | December 09, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The Port of Tacoma Commission and staff welcomed the crew of the Wallenius Lines M/V Fidelio to Terminal 7 on the vessel's maiden voyage. Read More »

Antillean Marine shifts services to Port Everglades

AJOT | December 09, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Antillean Marine Shipping Corp., a long-time Miami River ocean carrier company, is expanding its business to Broward County's Port Everglades. Read More »

Retail container traffic slump continues for fourth month

AJOT | December 09, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Traffic at the nation's major retail container ports dropped below last year's levels for the fourth month in a row in November as merchants continued to carefully manage inventories in anticipation of a restrained holiday shopping season, according to th Read More »

Project Professionals Group heavy-lift success demonstrates expertise

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The successful delivery of heavy-lift project cargo in the United States and Malaysia highlighted the expertise of the Project Professionals Group around the world that ensured cost-effective solutions to logistical challenges, according to the organizati Read More »

Rickmers-Linie celebrates 200th voyage to the Middle East

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Rickmers Chennai, a multipurpose heavylift vessel of Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based specialist in the global transportation of breakbulk, heavylift and project cargo, departed Hamburg on 23 November for the 200th voyage of a Rickmers vessel to the Mid Read More »