Liner Shipping

Hamburg Sud bunker surcharge and emission control area surcharge for US and Canada to Australia and

AJOT | February 19, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Effective March 15, 2015, the Bunker Surcharge (BAF) for all cargo moving from the United States and Canada to Australia & New Zealand will decrease from the current levels of $794/20’ and $1,588/40’ to $515/20’ and $1,030/40’ Read More »

Canada Steamship Lines wins 2015 Lloyd’s List Inland/Coastal/Lakes Operator of the Year Award

PR Newswire | February 19, 2015 | Liner Shipping

MONTREAL, Feb. 19, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada Steamship Lines was recognized last evening as one of "the best and brightest in North American shipping," winning the prestigious Inland/Coastal/Lakes Operator of the Year award at the 2015 Lloyd's List North American Maritime Awards Dinner.

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New Eimskip short sea connection between Nova Scotia and NE increases shippers options

AJOT | February 18, 2015 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

International Marine Carrier, Eimskip, which calls at Halterm Container Terminal Limited at the Port of Halifax, is increasing the number of calls it makes to Halifax. Read More »

SafmarineMPV upgrades its South Africa-West Africa multi-purpose shipping service

AJOT | February 18, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Multipurpose shipping line SafmarineMPV - which has been a key supplier of seaborne transport services to West Africa for decades - has upgraded its SAFWAF multi-purpose shipping service (connecting South Africa and West Africa) from six-weekly to monthly sailings. Read More »

Malaysia’s MSM scraps pact with Dubai’s Al Khaleej to build sugar refinery

Reuters | February 18, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Malaysia’s largest refined sugar manufacturer MSM Malaysia Holdings Berhad will terminate a pact with Dubai’s Al Khaleej International Ltd to build a sugar refinery in the southern state of Johor, the firm said on Wednesday. Read More »

CMA CGM Announces GRR - From all North Europe ports to all Canadian ports

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM Announces GRR - From all North Europe ports to all Canadian ports Read More »

Horizon Lines Announces Settlement of Merger Litigation and Amendment to Merger Agreement

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Lines, Inc. announced it has reached an agreement in principle providing for the settlement and dismissal, with prejudice, of the consolidated putative class action complaint pending in the Delaware Court of Chancery in connection with Horizon's proposed merger with Matson Navigation, Inc. ("Matson"), a subsidiary of Matson, Inc. Read More »

NOL loss increases to $260 million, subsidiary APL losses narrow

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Singapore-based Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) widened its net loss in 2014 by 241% to US$260 million, based on group revenues of $8.61 billion, which fell 2% year on year. Read More »

CMA-CGM announces GRR - From all North Europe ports to all US East Coast and US Gulf ports

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Liner Shipping

CMA-CGM announces GRR - From all North Europe ports to all US East Coast and US Gulf ports Read More »

Maersk Line’s Chinese New Year 2015 - Eastbound Blank Sailings

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line announces Chinese New Year 2015 - Eastbound Blank Sailings Read More »

Hamburg Süd and CCNI sign Sale and Purchase Agreement

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Liner Shipping

The take-over of the CCNI / Agunsa business is, subject to appro­val by the competent antitrust authorities, scheduled to become effective at the end of March 2015. Read More »

MOL Joins Project Marking 120th Anniversary of Landmark Treaty Linking Japan and Brazil

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that MOL cooperated in the transport of the “Tachinepta” float featured in the Samba Carnival that began in Sao Paulo, Brazil on February 13. Read More »

CKYHE Alliance to Reorganize Europe Service Network

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Liner Shipping

The CKYHE Alliance is reorganizing their service network for Asia-North Europe and Asia-Mediterranean trades in 2015. Read More »

The LOIRE and URAL: two new vessels to enter the CMA CGM fleet

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce that the CMA CGM LOIRE and the CMA CGM URAL were delivered on February 5th, and entered the fleet on February 13th and 14th. Read More »

UASC enters North Atlantic trade partnership

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Liner Shipping

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), a leading container shipping line and emerging global carrier, has announced that it has agreed a new partnership with CMA CGM and Hamburg Süd to enter the North Atlantic trade. Read More »

CKYHE Alliance to reorganize Europe service network

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Liner Shipping

The CKYHE Alliance (COSCON, "K"Line, Yang Ming, Hanjin and Evergreen Line) is reorganizing their service network for Asia-North Europe and Asia-Mediterranean trades in 2015. Read More »

CMA CGM LOIRE and CMA CGM URAL: two new vessels to enter the CMA CGM fleet

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Group has announced that the CMA CGM LOIRE and the CMA CGM URAL were delivered on February 5th, and entered the fleet on February 13th and 14th. Read More »

UASC enters North Atlantic trade

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Liner Shipping

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), a leading container shipping line and emerging global carrier, has announced that it has agreed a new partnership with CMA CGM and Hamburg Süd to enter the North Atlantic trade.  Read More »

Asian supply lines hit by U.S. West Coast ports dispute

Reuters | February 16, 2015 | Liner Shipping

A labor dispute at ports on the U.S. West Coast is disrupting supply chains across the Pacific, forcing some Asian exporters to resort to costly air freight and pushing up shipping rates as more freighters are caught up in long lines to dock. Read More »

Why the Jones Act matters by John Ingold

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Liner Shipping

In response to the recent opinion piece by the Heritage Foundation’s Bryan Riley (Feb. 6, 2015), the Jones Act is critical to our economy and security by keeping our ship building capacity operational and ensuring our sailors are qualified and competent to navigate safely on U.S. vessels and waterways. But the Act reaches further than this as well. Read More »