Liner Shipping

Matson expands CLX service to include Xiamen

AJOT | March 09, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Matson Navigation Company announced that it is expanding its presence in China to include the southern port of Xiamen in the company's China ' Long Beach Express (CLX). With the additional port call, Matson will provide the Xiamen region with a number of Read More »

CMA CGM to rationalize SEAS service

AJOT | March 09, 2009 | Liner Shipping

We are pleased to inform you that CMA CGM Group will be rationalizing its SEAS service, operated in partnership with China Shipping, Maruba and K Line. As of March 26th 2009, SEAS 1 and SEAS 2 loops will be merged into one single string, operated with ten Read More »

Maersk unveils multiple route enhancements

AJOT | March 08, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Maersk has announced the extension of their Far East - West Africa FEW1 service to include Shanghai and Ningbo in China. Read More »

Grand Alliance to re-route EU 3 service via Cape of Good Hope

AJOT | March 08, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Grand Alliance members Hapag-Lloyd, MISC Berhad, Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) announced they would re-route all eastbound EU3 service vessels around the Cape of Good Hope, instead of transiting the Sue Read More »

Evergreen enters agreement with Wan Hai Lines

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line has reached an agreement with Wan Hai Lines to exchange slots on Evergreen's NSA/NSB services, as well as Wan Hai's KSS/KVS services. Read More »

Grande Ghana, visits Port of Hamburg on maiden voyage

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Liner Shipping

At the beginning of this week a ConRo vessel of the shipping company Grimaldi Lines was handled in Hamburg for the first time on its maiden voyage. This third new addition to its regular service between Hamburg and the West African ports shows the Grimald Read More »

H’egh Autoliners announces Galveston, TX new port of load for Eastern Med, Mideast

AJOT | February 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

H'egh Autoliners, Inc. has added the Port of Galveston as a load port for the US Middle East Service. Vessels will call Galveston twice a month with port calls in the Middle East including Abu Dhabi, Aqaba, Bahrain, Beirut, Dammam, Doha, Jebel Ali, Jedda Read More »

TSA withdraws capacity program discussion amendment

AJOT | February 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Transpacific container shipping lines have advised the Federal Maritime Commission that they will not pursue an amendment to the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) that would allow them to discuss potential vessel capacity program options in the A Read More »

Grand Alliance cooperation with ZIM on Pacific North West trade

AJOT | February 19, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Overseas Container Line (OOCL) announced they would cooperate with ZIM in two strings in the trans-Pacific trade, with immediate effect. The scope includes North China and Japan, South China, South East Asia to Canada and US North West Coast (NWX and PNX Read More »

NYK restructures Asia-Central & LatAm services

AJOT | February 19, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) announced a restructuring of its MAREX service, which links Asia with Hawaii and Central America, and the company's ALEX service, which links Asia with Latin America. Read More »

Proper lay-up arrangements curb insurance claims

AJOT | February 19, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Against a background of rising claims costs, the UK P&I Club has issued guidelines to its owners about P&I cover for laid-up ships to help them prepare and maintain their vessels----and a comprehensive note on the return of calls. Read More »

Crowley awarded Signal Mutual Safety Excellence Award

AJOT | February 18, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation's commitment to protect life, property and the environment was recognized recently when Signal Mutual presented Crowley with their Gerald H. Halpin Safety Excellence Award at Signal's board of directors meeting in Scottsdale, Read More »

“K” Line expands with GT Nexus

AJOT | February 18, 2009 | Liner Shipping

GT Nexus announced that Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line), has renewed and expanded upon its agreement with GT Nexus. The eight-year relationship with GT Nexus has already delivered operational and customer-facing advantages for "K" Line. Increasingl Read More »

Crowley transports modular buildings for Puerto Rico’s Fort Buchanan

AJOT | February 11, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Childcare facilities in Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico will soon get a new look, as Crowley transports more than a dozen new, modular childcare buildings from the US mainland to Puerto Rico. Read More »

Eimskip Belgium joins specialized perishables logistics group

AJOT | February 11, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The Perishable Logistics Specialists Network (PLSN) announces Eimskip Belgium NV as a new member. Read More »

Great Lakes Shipping saves users $3.6 billion

AJOT | February 08, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Shipping on the Great Lakes saves its customers more than $3.6 billion a year when compared to the next least costly mode of transportation. That is the conclusion of a report prepared for the US Army Corps of Engineers by the Tennessee Valley Authority. Read More »

CMA CGM optimizes service linking the Med and US

AJOT | February 08, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM Group will be launching, on March 12, 2009, an optimized version of its Amerigo Express service linking the Mediterranean and the US East Coast. Read More »

UASC Launches IMR (ISC ’ Middle East ’ Red Sea Service)

AJOT | February 08, 2009 | Liner Shipping

UASC launched a new service IMR (ISC ' Middle East ' Red Sea Service) covering Pakistan & India to Arabian Gulf and Red Sea destinations. It similarly connects Arabian Gulf to Red Sea Destinations. Read More »

Yang Ming consolidates, restructures

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Yang Ming (America) Corporation, the general agent in North and South America of Taiwan-based ocean common carrier Yangming Marine Transport Corp., will consolidate and restructure its North American offices to realize operating efficiencies that provide Read More »

SENATOR LINES ceases trading

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Liner Shipping

As a result of the financial and economic crisis and - as a consequence thereof - reduced volumes together with overcapacity and an extreme unhealthy competition, especially on the east-west routes, the shareholders and the board of SENATOR LINES have dec Read More »