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2014 Media Kit

Liner Shipping

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Asia-US container lines recommend further freight rate increase for September 1

AJOT | August 18, 2014 | Liner Shipping

Member container shipping lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) are proposing an across-the board general rate increase (GRI) of at least US$600 per 40-foot container (FEU) to all destinations, effective September 1. Carriers had filed increases in their individual tariffs in late July and subsequently began notifying customers directly. Read More »

MOL provides free ocean transport of medical shipment to Myanmar

AJOT | August 15, 2014 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K.Lines,Ltd.has announced that MOL supported PH-Japan’s (Peoples’ HOPE Japan’s - PHJ) Myanmar healthcare program to provide free transportation of PH-Japan’s container filled with 2000 units of digital thermometers and electronic blood pressure manometers to hospitals and medical facilities in Myanmar. This is the first instance of MOL support in the form of free transport of goods to Myanmar. Read More »

Japan imposes asset freeze on North Korean shipping firm

Reuters | August 15, 2014 | Liner Shipping

Japan froze the assets of the operator of a North Korean ship seized for smuggling arms, the Foreign Ministry said, just as Tokyo is engaged in talks with Pyongyang to return Japanese citizens kidnapped by North Korean agents decades ago. Read More »

Cargo ship rescues three on sailboat stranded off Hawaii

Reuters | August 12, 2014 | Liner Shipping

A container ship's crew rescued three people on Monday from their disabled sailboat after it took on water when it got caught in Hurricane Julio and encountered 30-foot waves hundreds of miles from Hawaii, a U.S. Coast Guard official said. Read More »

German car manufacturers take the fast train to China

AJOT | August 11, 2014 | Intermodal | International Trade | Liner Shipping

Visit by the Chinese President bears fruit / improved capacity utilization of train connections and expansion of railway system between Duisburg and China / First ever transport by rail of finished vehicles from top German manufacturers to Chongqing in China Read More »

Premium Article  Wah Kwong’s CEO Tim Huxley

George Lauriat | August 11, 2014 | Liner Shipping

For Tim Huxley, the CEO and Executive Director of Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings, a career in the ship business seemed an unlikely choice and Hong Kong a distant place on a map. Yet with a lifetime in shipping and a permanent home in Hong Kong, the unlikely came to pass. Read More »

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