Liner Shipping

Carrier Transicold reaches milestone with Maersk

AJOT | May 17, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Mirroring 40 years of escalating growth in refrigerated seaborne trade, Carrier Transicold's Container Products Group recently achieved a new milestone: production of its 700,000th container refrigeration unit. That's far and away the greatest number of c Read More »

Matson honored by Toyota Logistics

AJOT | May 17, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Matson Navigation Company has been honored with a 2008 Toyota Logistics Excellence award for outstanding achievement. This is the second consecutive year Matson has received this honor from Toyota Logistics. Read More »

Crowley announces organizational changes

AJOT | May 17, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced that it has made several organizational changes within its contract services and marine operations groups. John Ara has been named vice president, contract services, and Chris Peterson has been named vice president, Read More »

CMA CGM to launch new direct service between North Europe, Greece, Turkey

AJOT | May 17, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Group announced the launch, effective June 1st, 2009, of its new service linking North Europe, Greece and Turkey: The French Europe Med EXPRESS (FEMEX). Read More »

Crowley meets all TWIC deadlines 
with 100% compliance

AJOT | May 05, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Continuing its practice of proactively addressing maritime security issues and of meeting new federal security requirements, Crowley announced that all of its employees, who needed Transportation Workers Identification Credentials (TWIC) by the final mid- Read More »

Grand Alliance and ZIM to cooperate with Hamburg S’d on ATX Service

AJOT | May 05, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Grand Alliance members Hapag-Lloyd, Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), together with ZIM Integrated Shipping Services, will cooperate with Hamburg Sud on the Atlantic Express Service (ATX). Read More »

Maersk announces Asia - Europe changes

AJOT | May 03, 2009 | Liner Shipping

On their Asia to Northern Europe strings, they will concentrate their UK services into Felixstowe (AE1 service) and improve the direct coverage between China and Le Havre (AE10 service). Read More »

CMA CGM to offer new direct connection between Japan, Mediterranean

AJOT | May 03, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announced the upgrading of its MEX Asia-Mediterranean service, to include direct calls at Nagoya, Yokohama and Kobe, effective from mid-May 2009. Read More »

CSAL Service adds M/V Atlantic Navigator

AJOT | April 29, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Canada States Africa Line announced the addition of a fourth vessel to its service.
M/V Atlantic Navigator will complement M/V Atlantic Runner on the service between the ports of Southern Africa and US Gulf, thus offering monthly frequency on this r Read More »

CSAL direct service from Canada to Namibia
Canada States Africa Line (CSAL)

AJOT | April 29, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CSAL direct service from Canada to Namibia
Canada States Africa Line (CSAL) offers a direct service from Canada and the US East Coast to Walvis Bay, Namibia. Read More »

CMA CGM (America) LLC names new marketing, sales, eCommerce leadership

AJOT | April 29, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM (America) LLC announced that Mj Dornford has been named Vice President, Marketing. In her new role, Mj will be responsible for managing market analytics and reporting, as well as overseeing public relations, marketing and communications. Read More »

CMA CGM Ivanhoe calls at Dunkerque

AJOT | April 29, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The container vessel CMA CGM Ivanhoe, owned by the CMA CGM Group and deployed on the FAL 3 French Asia Line, called at Dunkerque Port's NFTI container terminal. Read More »

MOL delivers Jacksonville to European and African Continents

AJOT | April 21, 2009 | Liner Shipping

To provide exporters even more cost-effective ocean transportation options, MOL will soon offer direct export service between Jacksonville, Florida (JAXPORT) and key European and African ports as part of its APX service. Read More »

Seaspan takes delivery of first new containership in 2009

AJOT | April 21, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Seaspan Corporation announced that it has accepted delivery of the CSCL Callao, a 2,500 TEU newbuilding. The new containership, which was constructed by Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., expands Seaspan's current operating fleet to 36 vessels wi Read More »

CMA CGM Group ready for 2009-2010

AJOT | April 19, 2009 | Liner Shipping

In a year shaped by a sudden slowdown in the world economy that affected the shipping industry during the second half, the CMA CGM Group maintained its growth trajectory in 2008. Expansion was driven by the strategic decisions to: Read More »

TSA members adopt program of recommended minimum rates for 2009-10 contracts

AJOT | April 19, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Trans-Pacific container lines are recommending an unprecedented schedule of minimum base freight rates from Asia to US for their upcoming service contracts, in an effort to stabilize revenues and services. Member lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Ag Read More »

Diana Shipping, Inc. announces agreement to acquire owner of Capesize newbuilding

AJOT | April 16, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the transportation of dry bulk cargoes ("Diana"), announced that it has executed an agreement with a related party to acquire a single purpose company, Gala Properties Inc., that has a contrac Read More »

Evergreen to offer faster transit times on two key trans-Pacific services

AJOT | April 16, 2009 | Liner Shipping

East Coast Service (AUE) and China - South US West Coast - China Service (CPS) services. These changes were introduced to meet customer demand for higher levels of service and will come into effect from mid April. Read More »

MOL announces changes to North America sales management

AJOT | April 16, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Effective immediately, Dennis Sheehan, Vice President Atlantic Services will direct MOL's sales activities in the US Northeast, Midwest and Southeast regions, while Jim Galligan, Vice President Pacific Services will lead sales activities in California, Or Read More »

Seven in 10 UK Club ships attract high ratings

AJOT | April 16, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Some 70% of the ships visited by the UK P&I Club's own inspectors in 2008 were given a high rating with no comment or formal suggestions for improvement. This was six percent higher than the previous year. Read More »