Liner Shipping

WSC approved for IMO consultative status

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Recently, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council approved consultative status for the World Shipping Council (WSC). Ron Widdows, Chairman of the WSC Board of Directors, stated: 'Consultative status for the World Shipping Council at the IMO Read More »

James McKenna and Robert McEllrath to be honored at Connie Award dinner in Long Beach on OCT 1

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Liner Shipping

ames McKenna, president of the Pacific Maritime Association, and Robert McEllrath, president of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, will be honored October 1 by the Containerization and Intermodal Institute (CII) at the first ever Connie Awar Read More »

OOCL commended for environmental stewardship efforts by Baydelta Maritime

AJOT | July 02, 2009 | Liner Shipping

OOCL's environmental stewardship efforts have been recognized by one of its logistics partners, Baydelta Maritime, in a ceremony in San Francisco on July 1, 2009. Read More »

NYK receives highest rating on SMBC environmental friendliness assessment

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Liner Shipping

NYK's high rating is the result of its environmental management system and environmental communications, both of which were determined to be at an extremely high level, in addition to the company's environment-sensitive corporate management, which was ass Read More »

UK Defence Club strategy copes with increased claims

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Despite claims levels rising significantly as a result of the worldwide financial turmoil and downturn in the shipping market, the UK Defence Club increased its entries, premium and investment income and level of reserves in 2008/9. Read More »

Kurz and Widdows Selected as 2009 AOTOS recipients

AJOT | June 24, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The United Seamen's Service (USS) 2009 40th Annual Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards (AOTOS) will be presented to Donald Kurz, President and CEO of Keystone Shipping Co., headquartered in Philadelphia, and to Ronald Widdows, Group President and CEO of NOL ( Read More »

TBW Alliance renews partnership with Wilhelmsen Ships Service

AJOT | June 24, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Wilhelmsen Ships Service announced that TBW Alliance, comprising Teekay Shipping Limited and BW Fleet Management, has renewed their core products contract with the company for the next two years, with an option to extend for a third year. Read More »

CMA CGM announces rate restoration on Asia-Europe trades

AJOT | June 15, 2009 | Liner Shipping

In a continued effort to provide its customers with the same reliable and efficient services they are accustomed to, the CMA CGM Group has decided to restore freight rates in the Asia-Europe trade to a more sustainable level. Read More »

MPA welcomes new Far East service

AJOT | June 15, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) announced today that the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) will begin a new direct, weekly container service next month between the Port of Baltimore and the Far East. Starting on or about July 13, the new Golden Read More »

Commitment to excellence earns TOTE OHSAS 18001:2007 certification

AJOT | June 15, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Totem Ocean Trailer Express, Inc., (TOTE) proudly announces its completion in April of the Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) 18001:2007 certification process for safety standards. Read More »

Hamburg S’d expands River Plate Express service to South America

AJOT | June 15, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Recently the container ship Rio de la Plata of the Hamburg S'd shipping company put in an appearance at Hamburg's HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai (CTB). Read More »

MOL barge service links Phnom Penh and North America

AJOT | June 14, 2009 | Liner Shipping

In another move to reduce transit times between Southeast Asia and the USWC, MOL now offers a new service between Phnom Penh (Cambodia) and North America. Read More »

2009 IICL Fleet Survey released

AJOT | June 14, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The Institute of International Container Lessors President Steven Blust, has announced the release of the IICL's Twenty First Annual Lease Container Fleet Survey, noting that as of January 1, 2009, the operating leasing fleet of world containers reached a Read More »

Hamburg S’d moves copters from Australia to western Canada

AJOT | June 14, 2009 | Liner Shipping

With threats of another dry summer on the West Coast of North America, Hamburg S'd has been helping reposition a fleet of nimble Bell B212 helicopters from service below the equator to the Canadian West. Seven of the choppers have been delivered so far f Read More »

Ag shippers name APL No. 1 for second time in three years

AJOT | June 09, 2009 | Liner Shipping

APL, the world's 7th-largest container shipping line, is No. 1 in the eyes of US agricultural exporters. That's the verdict of shippers surveyed this spring by the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC). Read More »

Evergreen & China Shipping cooperate on Asia-America, Europe & Mexico/USEC Trades

AJOT | June 04, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line and China Shipping Container Lines have agreed to cooperate on Asia-US West Coast, Asia-Europe and Asia-Mexico-US East Coast containership services commencing June 2009. The agreement was signed by First Vice Group Chairman of the Evergree Read More »

MOL announces North America headquarters relocation

AJOT | June 02, 2009 | Liner Shipping

MOL (America) Inc.'s North America Headquarters, which includes the Trade Management staff, announced that it has decided to relocate its Concord Headquarters to Lombard, IL. Read More »

Wilhelmsen Ships Service strengthens its focus on Switzerland

AJOT | June 02, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Wilhelmsen Ships Service has further strengthened its presence in Switzerland by appointing Eivind Eriksen as General Manager for Wilhelmsen Ships Service Switzerland. Read More »

Services offered by Wilhelmsen Ships Service in Las Palmas

AJOT | May 28, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Wilhelmsen Ships Service announced that a full range of services is now available from their establishment within the Port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Read More »

Wilhelmsen Ships Service provides refrigerant changeover for Exmar

AJOT | May 28, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Wilhelmsen Ships Service has signed a significant contract with Exmar Shipmanagement to provide refrigerants to all the vessels in their fleet. Read More »