Liner Shipping

Matson VP Grill retiring after nearly three decade career

AJOT | July 30, 2009 | Liner Shipping

After a career with Matson that has spanned nearly three decades, Phil Grill, vice president, government relations, in Washington, DC is retiring. Grill has been the face of Matson in Washington since 1980, and has ensured that the company has been well r Read More »

TOTE Ships will reduce at-berth emissions by 90% in 2010

AJOT | July 28, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Nearly $1.5 million in grant money recently awarded to the Port of Tacoma will empower Totem Ocean Trailer Express, Inc. (TOTE) to reduce the particulate matter and greenhouse gas emissions of its two Orca Class vessels by an estimated 90 percent while at Read More »

Evergreen and COSCON introduce China-South East Asia Express (CSE) Service

AJOT | July 28, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line and Cosco Container Lines (COSCON) launched a new joint service, the China South East Asia Express Service (CSE), effective from Shanghai on July 26, 2009. Read More »

Horizon Lines reports second-quarter financial results

AJOT | July 28, 2009 | Liner Shipping

On a GAAP basis, the company reported a net loss of $(31.1) million, or $(1.02) per share, on revenue of $278.5 million. The results reflect certain items, including a $20 million charge related to the previously disclosed class-action legal settlement in Read More »

Crowley building continues with launch of the latest heavy-lift deck barge

AJOT | July 26, 2009 | Liner Shipping

With Crowley's vessel construction boom in full swing, shipyard employees, Crowley personnel and distinguished guests paused to welcome the newest heavy-lift deck barge to the Crowley fleet - the 455-6 - sixth in a series of heavy-lift deck barges slated Read More »

Ocean Knight Shipping/Shanghai moves giant drilling block

AJOT | July 26, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Shanghai Ocean Knight Shipping Inc, China-Member to the Worldwide Project Consortium, Ltd. (WWPC), recently coordinated transportation for 1 pc of drill block fm Nangton, Jiangsu, province to Yangtai, Shandong province. Read More »

Intermarine takes delivery of the Industrial Edge

AJOT | July 26, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Intermarine took delivery of the Industrial Edge recently, the third in a series of four newbuildings entering the fleet this year. Delivered in Portugal in early July, the vessel sailed for Hamburg, Antwerp, Rotterdam, and St. Nazaire (France) where the Read More »

OOCL Brisbane named at Geoje Shipyard, Korea

AJOT | July 23, 2009 | Liner Shipping

OOCL announced the christening of the eighth Panamax class vessel in our line of sixteen 4,500-TEU vessels ordered from Samsung Heavy Industries. Read More »

NYK included in FTSE4Good for seventh consecutive year

AJOT | July 23, 2009 | Liner Shipping

NYK was recently selected for the FTSE4Good Global Index, marking the seventh straight year that NYK has been included in this major yardstick for socially responsible investment (SRI).* Read More »

CargoWise edi Says Importers and Customs Brokers Must Have Software In Place Now To Meet CBP ISF…

AJOT | July 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CargoWise edi Says Importers and Customs Brokers Must Have Software In Place Now To Meet CBP ISF Compliance Deadlines

Bill Todd, Business Development Manager CHB, for CargoWise edi, a leading provider of integrated international supply chain Read More »

COSCON/Evergreen combine ESA/FAX services

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Liner Shipping

To help minimize the impact soaring bunker price and responding to the deteriorating market conditions between the Far East and South Africa/ East Coast South America, COSCON/Evergreen will combine their existing jointly operated ESA and FAX services into Read More »

TSA lines pursue further revenue improvement in 2009

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Container shipping lines serving the Asia-US freight market say average rate levels achieved in the latest round of service contract negotiations are not sustainable over the typical 12-month 2009-10 contract term. Read More »

MOL leads in Vietnam to Los Angeles

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Liner Shipping

MOL has further streamlined its current PSX service, now offering the industry's fastest direct service ' 15 days ' from Ho Chi Minh (HCM) to Los Angeles. The revised deployment also provides a later cut-off time for cargo delivery. Read More »

CMA CGM, CSAV, CSCL upgraded service between Asia, Mexico, Caribbean

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM, CSAV and CSCL announced the combination of their respective direct services on the routes between Far East, Mexico and the Caribbean. Read More »

Changes to Euromed service from Northern Europe to Eastern Mediterranean

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line is announcing a number of changes to its Euromed service (43G) serving Northern Europe to the Eastern Mediterranean, which will take effect on 20 July, 2009. Read More »

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 »