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Evergreen Line launches HBS service

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Recognizing a commercially successful future as a result of the free trade agreement (FTA) between China and ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations), Evergreen Line and Wan Hai Lines will launch the Hwa-Bei Strait (HBS) Service starting early July Read More »

Maersk sees unprecedented container shortage

AJOT | June 17, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line, the world's biggest container shipping group, said a strong rebound in global trade has led to an unprecedented shortage of containers as shipping enters its peak season.

Maersk Line, part of Danish oil and shipping group A.P. Mo Read More »

Premium Article  Ro-ro carriers feel rebound in 2010

Peter Buxbaum | June 16, 2010 | International Trade | Liner Shipping

Increasing demand for equipment seen
Ocean carriers providing roll on-roll off services for vehicles and equipment are feeling cautiously optimistic about their businesses, thanks to encouraging signs which have emerged in the first few mont Read More »

Premium Article  Wärtsilä installs fuel cell unit on Wallenius’ car-carrier ‘Undine’

AJOT | June 16, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Wärtsilä's WFC20 fuel cell unit has been installed onboard the 'Undine', a car carrier, owned by Swedish Wallenius Lines and managed by Wallenius Marine. This unique power unit is the first of its kind in the world, and will during the test period provide Read More »

Maersk ups Asia-Europe rates as trade recovers

AJOT | June 16, 2010 | Liner Shipping

World No.1 container shipper Maersk Line announced peak season surcharges on freight rates from Asia to Europe following what it said was exceptional demand this year as global trade recovers.

The subsidiary of Danish shipping and oil group A Read More »

Thomas Miller celebrates its 125th anniversary by supporting the renovation of Africa’s oldest ship

AJOT | June 16, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Believed to be the oldest ship still afloat in Africa, the 38m long motor ship Chauncy Maples is to be renovated as a floating clinic to bring primary health care to half a million of the world's poorest people living around Lake Malawi. The necessary fun Read More »

CMA CGM launches a new direct service between Asia, India and Pakistan

AJOT | June 13, 2010 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announced the launch of the NEW CIMEX 2 service linking Asia /China to India and Pakistan, operated in partnership with Maersk Line.

The NEW CIMEX 2 aims at providing CMA CGM customers with a high quality service thanks to: Read More »

Premium Article  Charleston launches new rail-served warehouse program

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Intermodal | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Driven by a surge in exports and broad customer demand, the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) is teaming up with the Charleston region’s rail-served warehouses to serve targeted export accounts through the Port of Charleston. Read More »

CMA CGM develops its activity in South Africa

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announced the addition, on June 11th, first day of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, of a new call in Durban on its WAX service (West Africa Express) linking Asia to West Africa.

This new weekly call will allow CMA CGM to direc Read More »

Grimaldi announces new vessel & port call to weekly West Africa service

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The Grimaldi Group, the world's leading operator of multipurpose RORO/Container and PCTC (pure car and truck carrier) vessels are pleased to introduce the multipurpose RORO vessel Grande Marocco, delivered by the Hyundai Mipo shipyard to the Grimaldi Grou Read More »

FESCO Agencies North America promotes Evans to President

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

FESCO announced that Mike Evans, a 20-year veteran of the company, has been named the new president of FESCO Agencies North America, effective immediately. Aspi Rostami, who recently held the position of president, will stay on as an advisor. Read More »

CMA CGM strengthens its partnerships with France’s

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announced the launch, beginning September, of a new training program as part of its Specialised Masters in International Maritime Management in partnership with Euromed with special focus on seafarers.

In addition to the initial train Read More »

Horizon Lines announces results of 2010 annual stockholder meeting

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Lines, Inc. announced that shareholders at the company's annual meeting elected three Class II directors and ratified the appointment of Horizon Lines' public accounting firm Ernst & Young LLP. Read More »

Ocean World Lines launches OWL360’

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Ocean World Lines (OWL), a global door-to-door and end-to-end NVOCC, announced tthat it has launched a total supply chain visibility solution created to deliver a competitive edge for small and medium sized shippers and to assist with making high level su Read More »

Evergreen and China Shipping launch new transPacific service

AJOT | May 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen and China Shipping will commence a new transpacific service later this month linking Los Angeles and Oakland with central and northern China to be called the China/South U.S. West Coast Service 2 (CPS2).This additional service is in response to Read More »

INTTRA opens new office in Hamburg to support growth in Europe

AJOT | May 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

INTTRA, the leading e-commerce platform for the ocean freight industry, has announced the opening of its new office, INTTRA Germany GmbH, in Hamburg, Germany. This office will provide enhanced services and support to its customers and carriers in the Eur Read More »

Crowley delivers 10 UPS package delivery trucks to Puerto Rico

AJOT | May 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Crowley continues to bring good things to Puerto Rico, delivering 10 UPS package delivery trucks to San Juan on Friday. Crowley transported the trucks, which each measured over 19.25 feet long, 7.5 feet wide and 9.6 feet tall, from Jacksonville to the isl Read More »

Safmarine adds UAE’s port of Sharjah as direct call to its Gulf to East Africa Service

AJOT | May 24, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Regional shipping line Safmarine has enhanced its Masiika Express service between the Arabian Persian Gulf and East Africa with the addition of a direct call at the UAE port of Sharjah. The call provides direct access to the East African ports of Dar es Read More »

MOL to update Japan-Russia service with weekly sailings

AJOT | May 24, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced plans to upgrade the Japan-Russia route, Japan Trans Siberian Line (JTSL), jointly operated by MOL and Far Eastern Shipping Company TG from by-weekly to weekly sailings. Read More »

NOL: cargo up 34% in April amid shipping recovery

AJOT | May 24, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), the world's fifth-biggest container shipping firm, said on Monday it carried 34 percent more containers from April 3 to April 30 from a year ago.

NOL said in a statement it carried the equivalent of 212 Read More »