Liner Shipping

Bringer Lines begins service from Port Everglades to the Amazon

AJOT | November 16, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Bringer Lines, a Miami-based air and ocean shipping company, is beginning a new service from Port Everglades to the Amazon region of Brazil with Japanese cargo shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., better known as 'K' Line. Read More »

First call at Mobile Container Terminal for CMA CGM

AJOT | November 16, 2008 | Liner Shipping

On the occasion of the official opening of Mobile Container Terminal LLC (MCT), CMA CGM announced the beginning of CMA CGM operations in this state-of-the-art Gulf Coast gateway, with the arrival of its PEX 3 service linking Asia to the US Gulf and East C Read More »

2008 USS AOTOS Awards Presented to Capo, Garvey, General Schwartz

AJOT | November 12, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The United Seamen's Service (USS) 2008 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards was presented to James A. Capo, Chairman & CEO of US Maritime Alliance, Ltd., and Michael D. Garvey, a Founding Partner and Past Chairman of Saltchuk Resources, Inc. on November 7. A S Read More »

Horizon Lines ReeferPlus(R)GPS security solution

AJOT | November 12, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Lines, Inc. announced the immediate availability of the ReeferPlus(R)GPS container tracking and shipment monitoring solution for refrigerated ocean containers moving between the continental US and Puerto Rico. This innovative solution is designed Read More »

Tilbury Container Services goes greener with Kalmar hybrid technology

AJOT | November 10, 2008 | Liner Shipping

With fuel costs increasing and growing pressure to reduce exhaust emissions, many terminal operators are now evaluating Kalmar's new 'hybrid' straddle carrier. Tilbury Container Services (TCS), operators of the only dedicated, modern, direct access deepse Read More »

Shipping’s premier league debate the impact of the credit crunch

AJOT | November 10, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The impact of the current financial crisis topped the agenda at last week's inaugural Seoul International Maritime and Shipbuilding conference. Organised by the Korean Register of Shipping and attended by around 150 leading industry representatives from t Read More »

Evergreen suspends TANGO service to/from East Coast

AJOT | November 05, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Based on the worldwide economic downturn and the need to focus resources in other trades, Evergreen Line has announced its withdrawal from the TANGO service linking ports on the East Coasts of North and South America. Read More »

SeaBridge Freight announces new cargo service

AJOT | November 05, 2008 | Liner Shipping

SeaBridge Freight, Inc. of Jacksonville, FL announced that it would launch its 'marine highway' short sea transportation service on December 1, 2008. SeaBridge Freight will initiate its bluewater container-on-barge operation between the Port of Brownsvill Read More »

Intermarine takes delivery of Industrial Eagle

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Intermarine has announced that the M/V Industrial Eagle, the first of eight new heavy lift ships entering the Intermarine services fleet over the next three years, was delivered in Portugal in Mid October. The ship was immediately subchartered to Intermar Read More »

TSA Asia-US trade analysis and 2009 outlook

AJOT | October 26, 2008 | Liner Shipping

US economic slowdown and credit crunch suggests flat growth through much of 2009; cargo demand and vessel capacity expected to remain closely aligned; container lines focus on full fuel, inland transport, cargo handling and equipment management cost recov Read More »

P&B Associates Partners with INTTRA in Latin America

AJOT | October 26, 2008 | Liner Shipping

INTTRA, the leading e-commerce portal for the ocean freight industry, announced that it will partner with P&B Associates, a leading provider of software solutions for freight forwarding agents, to provide greater control and efficiency to supply chain dat Read More »

CMA CGM expands East Coast S.A. - North Europe

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announced the launching, end of November 2008, of a new weekly service linking South American East Coast to North Europe: The SAFRAN service. Read More »

Senator Lines to partner NES service

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The German container carrier Senator Lines is about to partner the new South America East Coast Service NES. The CMA CGM Violet will leave Rotterdam for the first southbound voyage on 28 November 2008, the Mare Internum will follow on 05 December 2008. Th Read More »

Maersk Line adjustments to Asia - Europe network.

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Liner Shipping

As of week 46 in November 2008, Maersk will: * Temporarily remove our AE8 service. Thereby adjusting Asia ' Northern Europe capacity to match current demand levels and remove 7,600 TEU per week from the network * Link AE1 and AE10 services to accommoda Read More »

Seaspan takes delivery of 4th new containership in 2008

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Seaspan Corporation announced that it accepted delivery of the CSCL Lima, a 2,500 TEU newbuilding. The new containership, which was constructed by Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., expands Seaspan's current operating fleet to 33 vessels with 35 Read More »

CMA CGM expands coverage between Europe, Indian Ocean Islands

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM Group and its subsidiary DELMAS announced the launching, end of November 2008, of a new weekly service dedicated to the Indian Ocean Islands: Mascareignes Express Read More »

Tilden & Bloom to receive 2008

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The Containerization & Intermodal Institute (CII) will present the 2008 Connie Awards this year to Douglas Tilden, Chairman of Ports America Group and Ken Bloom, Chief Executive Officer for INTTRA. The industry-wide luncheon will take place on Monday, Dec Read More »

First female Master of Safmarine vessel

AJOT | October 12, 2008 | Liner Shipping

South African Louise Angel (29) has become the first woman to take command of a Safmarine vessel. She is also the youngest Master in the Safmarine fleet, which comprises 19 owned and 39 chartered vessels. Read More »

APL turns 160 years old

AJOT | October 12, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Global container shipping leader APL turned 160 years old Oct. 6. The carrier's year-long anniversary observance climaxed at a celebration on the San Francisco waterfront where APL first made maritime history during California's Gold Rush. Read More »

Evergreen, Yang Ming, Cheng Lie commence new intra-Asia service

AJOT | October 12, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line commenced a joint service with Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. and Cheng Lie Navigation Co., Ltd. covering key ports in North/Central China, Hong Kong, Philippines and Java. The purpose of the new service is to provide customers with a com Read More »