Citations with the tag: MAERSK Line (Company)
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- the new wave in Giant Ships.
Siekman, Philip // Fortune; 11/12/2001, Vol. 144 Issue 9, following p182
Focuses on Maersk Sealand supertanker cargo ship company, which dominates the container-ship industry. Description of the size of the liners that are too big for the Panama Canal; Data on the shipping industry; Background on Maersk, which is part of Denmark's A.P. Moller group; Cost and...
- Shipping out of port?
Lipowicz, Alice // Crain's New York Business; 02/15/99, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p3
Reports on Maersk Line and Sea-Land Services Inc.'s plans to expand to Baltimore, Maryland and Halifax, Nova Scotia and stop their operations in New York. Concerns over the economic impact of the move on New York; Companies' problems with the less-generous rent concessions from New York;...
- Maersk Line Extends IT Contract with IBM.
Lipowicz, Alice // EmergingMarketsNOW; 11/4/2008, p9
The article reports that Denmark-based container shipping company, Maersk Line, extended its outsourcing agreement with IBM. According to the agreement, IBM will continue to provide information technology (IT) services to Maersk Line from its India and Denmark centers. Furthermore, the extended...
- Imperfect Unions.
Fabey, Michael // Latin Trade (English); May2001, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p70
Provides information on mergers in Latin America's transportation industry as of May 2001. Selling of Crowley American Transport by Crowley Maritime to Hamburg-Sud; Merger of Maersk Line with Sea-Land; Takeover by United Parcel Service of Fritz.
- Maersk purchases Sea-Land.
Fabey, Michael // Transportation & Distribution; Sep99, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p12
Reports on the announcement of CSX Corp. in July 1999 of the sale of its international intermodal shipping business, Sea-Land, to Maersk Line. Number of ocean carriers operated by Maersk Line; Domestic container ownership and operation of CSX Corp.
- Maersk, Sea-Land eye Montreal.
Fabey, Michael // Traffic World; 07/21/97, Vol. 251 Issue 3, p52
Reports on plans by Maersk Lines and Sea-Land to launch a joint shipping service to Montreal, Quebec Province. Completion of feasibility study on the proposed joint service by Maersk Canada Inc.; Reaction to plans to launch container service.
- Cleaning the air.
Mongelluzzo, Bill // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 6/12/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 24, p12
The article focuses on the implementation of ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel technology at marine transportation company Maersk Line in California. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) lauded the firm for its contribution to efforts of reducing pollution in U.S. ports. An NRDC study...
- Against the tide.
Leach, Peter T. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 8/4/2008, Vol. 8 Issue 31, p14
The article reports that shipping companies are ignoring the alarms about overcapacity and keeping their eyes focused on the long-term. Some of them continue to order new ships in anticipation of the day when global markets stabilize and trade returns to long-term growth rates of seven to eight...
- MAERSK LINE INCREASE RATES ON NORTH AMERICAN EXPORT CARGO.
Leach, Peter T. // Canadian Transportation & Logistics; Jun2008, Vol. 111 Issue 6, p13
The article reports on the general rate increase of Maersk Line's export cargo from the U.S. and Canada which will take effect on July 1, 2008. It mentions the inclusion of the increase such as the trade routes for the Transatlantic (ATL), Mediterranean (MED), and Middle East Container Line...
- Maersk Line readies new reefer service.
Leach, Peter T. // Refrigerated Transporter; Jan2009, Vol. 44 Issue 8, p10
The article reports on the plan of Copenhagen, Denmark-based Maersk Line company to start a new multi-trade reefer service in January 2009. The plan will able to combine intra-European cargoes with worldwide feeder traffic. Accordingly, the company will phase its Euromed service at Ashdod,...
- Teamsters shift gears.
Mongelluzo, Bill // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 9/13/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 37, p18
Discusses the campaign of the Teamsters union against the alleged unfair treatment of U.S. harbor truck drivers by container-shipping line Maersk Sealand. Information on rallies organized by the union at the Danish Embassy in Washington; Background on a study on the efforts of Maersk in...
- California ports agree major terminal deals.
Mongelluzo, Bill // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction; Jan2000, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p4
Reports on the major marine terminal contracts entered into by shippers in California. Contract signed by Hanjin Shipping company to build and operate a terminal in northern California; Lease contract signed by Maersk Sealand company; Consolidation moves of shipping companies.
- Maersk gets 3 more containerships.
Mongelluzo, Bill // Traffic World; 2/17/97, Vol. 249 Issue 7, p41
Reports that A.P. Moller of Copenhagen has ordered three TEU containerships for its Maersk Line subsidiary. Capabilities of the ships; Goal of delivering 15 identical vessels by 1999.
- Top 50 Container Carriers.
Mongelluzo, Bill // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 12/9/2002, Vol. 3 Issue 49, p28
Provides a list of the top 50 container shipping companies in terms of exports and imports from January to August 2002. Maersk Sealand; Evergreen; APL.
- RADAR SCREEN.
Mongelluzo, Bill // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 10/23/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 43, p8
The article reports on issues and events related to transportation and logistics business in the U.S. as of October 2006. The International Longshoremen's Association is organizing office staffs of shipping lines following its victory against Evergreen America. The demand for services of port...
- Maersk Pumps ULSD.
Mongelluzzo, Bill // Traffic World; 6/12/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 24, p47
The article focuses on Maersk Line's launch of a pilot system that uses ultra-low-sulfur diesel (ULSD) to power ships at California ports. The company expects that use of ULSD will remove 400 tons of vessel related emissions each year from the air at the ports. The move will cost Maersk an...
- Maersk Restructures Bunker.
Leach, Peter T. // Traffic World; 2/4/2008, Vol. 272 Issue 5, p32
The article focuses on the bunker adjustment factor (BAF), the fuel charge formula introduced by the Danish carrier, Maersk Line. The formula aims to provide simple and transparent ways of applying fuel surcharges. The company states that the formula is based on common principles in the...
- Maersk Plans More Layups, VSAs as New Ships join Fleet.
Leach, Peter T. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 3/23/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p6
The article announces the plan of Maersk Line to reduce the impact of big new ships that are scheduled to be delivered to its fleet in 2009. Maersk plans to return its ships under charter to their owners when charter leases expire. According to AXS-Alphaliner, as of March 2009, Maersk has 73...
- STEPPING UP RATE WARS.
Leach, Peter T. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 3/23/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p18
The article addresses the freight rate war in the Asia-Europe trade. Maersk Line increased its freight rates in the Asia-Europe trade. According to shippers and competing carriers, Maersk has been mong the most aggressive in reducing rates since 2008. In order to end the freight rate war, seven...
- POWER RANKINGS.
Leach, Peter T. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 3/23/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p24
The article introduces a series of articles about the top container lines, export carriers and import carriers as of March 2009. They include Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co., CMA CGM, Evergreen, Cosco, Hapag-Lloyd, APL, NYK Line, Pacific International Lines, China Shipping and Horizon Lines.
- INTO THE POOL.
Mongelluzzo, Bill // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 6/29/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 26, p38
The article discusses Maersk Line's plan to establish a U.S. chassis pool for port trucking. The entry notes that the chassis pool will be managed by Maersk Equipment Services through its DirectChassisLink division which will lease chassis to intermodal lanes. Maersk Lines' decision to create a...
- Container duo up for sale?
Perry, Dominic // Motor Transport; 10/1/2009, p3
The article reports that Maersk Line has put part of Pentalver Transport Ltd., its container haulage subsidiary, up for sale. As stated, the firm is understood to be open to offers for Pentalver (Cannock), formerly Bowmur Haulage Co. According to a company insider, seven or eight companies, so...
- Top 50 Container Lines.
Perry, Dominic // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 6/14/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 24, p28
Presents a ranking of the top container carriers in U.S. import trade lanes based on their imports market share in 2004 and the percentage of change in import volumes in 2003 and 2004. Maersk Sealand in Madison, New Jersey; APL in Oakland, California; Mediterranean Shipping Co. in New York.
- Domino effect.
Mongelluzzo, Bill // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 8/2/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 31, p14
Discusses the impact of labor shortage on the operations of the Los Angeles-Long Beach, California port as of August 8, 2004. Diversion of the container ships of Maersk Sealand from Southern California to Oakland in July 2004; Expectation on the persistence of labor shortage in Southern...
- If it moves, charter it.
Leach, Peter T. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 8/2/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 31, p18
Reports on the strategies employed by container carriers to cope up with the shortage in cargo ships. Rise in the demand for container ships on the trans-Pacific and Europe-Asia markets; Reason for the move of small carrier lines to reduce services; Strategy of large container carriers in...
- Maersk's Market Share Slips.
Leach, Peter T. // Traffic World; 10/9/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 41, p32
The article reports that container shipping company Maersk Line has lost its market share during the first half of 2006. Since its merger with P&D Nedlloyd, both Maersk's imports and export volumes has dropped to 5.1 percent during the first six months of the year. Among the other reasons that...
- Asset or Non-asset?
Mongelluzzo, Bill // Traffic World; 10/1/2001, Vol. 265 Issue 40, pL-13
The selection of third-party logistics providers throughout the world depends on the sector of business to which they belong. As shipping lines such as Maersk Sealand, APL Ltd. and NYK Line Inc. adopt contract logistics, shippers are considering which is the best choice when outsourcing...
- A tough ticket.
Leach, Peter T. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 12/22/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 51, p17
Focuses on the reservation system for Panamax vessels to transit the Panama Canal. Effect of the increase in the number of Panamax vessels transiting the Panama Canal; Risk of making a reservation; Ranking system used by the Maersk Sealand, a container carrier and user of the canal;...
- Trading places.
Leach, Peter T. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 3/27/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 13, p22
Discusses issues surrounding the shipping industry in the U.S. Scheduled number of containers that steamship companies will deliver in 2006; Forecast on the rate of growth in U.S. imports; Increase in the market shares of Maersk Line and Hapag-Lloyd.
- Taking a new tack.
Leach, Peter T. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 5/1/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 18, p14
Discusses issues concerning the trans-Atlantic container shipping market. Impact of the introduction of the China Shipping-CMA CGM service on the industry; Result of the reorganization of the trans-Atlantic services of Maersk Sealand; Observation on the growth in eastbound traffic.
- RADAR SCREEN.
Leach, Peter T. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 10/16/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 42, p8
The article offers news briefs related to commerce in the U.S. as of October 2006. The number of U.S.-flag vessel operators continue to decline despite the tax benefits included in the country's Job Creation Act of 2004. The shares of Maersk Line fell to 17.4 percent of global liner capacity in...
- What can we expect?
Ferrulli, Gary // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 12/25/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 52, p14
The article presents the author's views on the expectations for the transportation industry in the U.S. for year 2007. He questions the claims of several shipping companies that they will reduce capacity and increase rates in 2007. He comments on the aim of Maersk Line to double its revenue by...
- THE WEEK.
Ferrulli, Gary // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 1/15/2007, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p10
The article offers news briefs related to transportation in the U.S. Maersk will deploy ships including the 10,000-TEU-plus Emma Maersk, the world's biggest container vessel, in its Asia-Europe network. Mexican President Felipe Calderon has plans to spend and upgrade transportation...
- No free ride.
Bonney, Joseph // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 2/12/2007, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p6
The article discusses the author's view on the plan of Maersk Line to reduce intermodal rail routings for customers. Maersk is trying to lessen its costs of returning empty containers to port in reducing its number of rail routings. This move turns out to be a problem that has become...
- Making sense of nonsense.
Ferrulli, Gary // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 2/12/2007, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p36
The author looks at the state of the carrier industry. He said that the declining rates combined with rising costs caused earnings to drop and became an obvious problem for the carriers. He asserts that carriers need to recover from rising costs, especially for inland transportation and fuel. He...
- Relief valve.
Mongelluzzo, Bill // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 2/12/2007, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p40
The article reports on the return of shipping company Maersk Line to the U.S. West Coast-North Europe trade. According to Total Logistics' president Robert Coleman, the decision of Maersk, which discontinued its Europe-U.S. West Coast service in 2003 to re-establish the service is positive as...
- Big Blue, big story.
Bonney, Joseph // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 4/9/2007, Vol. 8 Issue 14, p6
The article focuses on the decision of Maersk Line to restructure its inland intermodal services. It mentions that the reason behind the reduction of possible rail routings by Maersk is the increasing rail rates. The author states that the action taken by Maersk is a bold one that might reshape...
- Horse race.
Leach, Peter T. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 7/23/2007, Vol. 8 Issue 29, p26
The article reports on the ranking of shipping line Maersk Line in the Top Fifty Container Fleet Operators from AXSLiner. Maersk Line remains atop the list in nominal TEU fleet capacity followed by other liner companies such as Mediterranean Shipping Co. While Maersk's share of the global fleet...
- Maersk's Security Fee.
Leach, Peter T. // Traffic World; 9/13/2004, Vol. 268 Issue 37, p32
The article discusses the additional security charges imposed by the company Maersk Sealand. The company will add a $6 security charge for each container to pay for its compliance with the international security mandates and will pass terminal security charges to its customers. The charge, will...
- Lines aim to push up rates.
Leach, Peter T. // Logistics Manager; Apr2009, p07
The article reports on the plans set out by Hapag-Lloyd and Maersk Line to increase freight rates on main container routes in 2009. Maersk's freight rates from Asia to northern Europe will increase £s;174 in April and a further rise in July. Details of Hapag-Lloyd's new tariff rates are...
- Maersk plans to raise Latin America cargo rates up to 30%.
Leach, Peter T. // American Journal of Transportation; 5/28/2012, Issue 532, p1
The article reports on the plan of Maersk Line to raise its Latin American cargo rates by as much as 30% in 2012 to stop losses and pay for 16 ships being built for the region. According to the cargo company, the decision to raise rates in the region comes as it struggles to recover from a...
- Defense Industry Notes.
Leach, Peter T. // Sea Power; Sep2002, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p24
Presents news and information concerning the United States Navy as of September 1, 2002. Naval Sea Systems Command contract awarded to the National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. to build Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo/ammunition ships; Contract awarded to Bath Iron Works division of General...
- US: Global shipping alliance abandoned after China veto.
Barrie, Leonie // Aroq - Just-Style.com (Global News); 6/22/2014, p9
The article reports that three of the world's largest container carriers had their plans to set up an alliance on east-west trade scrapped after the proposals were rejected by Chinese authorities. Maersk Line, CMA-CGM Holding BV and Mediterranean Shipping Co. SA were to partner as the P3 Network...
- Picking Up the P3 Pieces.
Brooks, Chris // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 7/7/2014, Vol. 15 Issue 14, p4
The author reflects on the failed vessel-sharing alliance of shipping carriers Maersk Line, CMA CGM and Mediterranean Shipping Co. due to the lack of approval from China. He mentions the carriers' share of the Asia-Europe trade, the lack of a Chinese carrier, and the centralized command center....
- WHAT'S NEXT?
Szakonyi, Mark // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 7/7/2014, Vol. 15 Issue 14, p10
The article discusses the rejection of the massive vessel-sharing agreement (VSA) among global container lines Maersk Line, CMA CGM and Mediterranean Shipping Co. by China's Ministry of Commerce. Topics covered include issues Chinese authorities had with the alliance over market control, the...
- 'Waltz has begun' in S. America trade.
Leach, Peter T. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 9/27/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 39, p24
Reports on the decision of shipping company Maersk Sealand to pull out its Tango and Samba service rotation and to launch its own vessels on route between the east coasts of the U.S. and South America as of September 2004. Impact of the decision of Maersk on the Samba service; Reason for...
- Painful Cuts.
Armbruster, Bill // Traffic World; 2/26/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 8, p32
The article reports on the impact of the decision of carrier Maersk Line to streamline its inland network on shippers in the U.S. The number of inland U.S. destinations it serves through direct bills of lading will be reduced by Maersk According to Gordon Dorsey, spokesman for Maersk, the inland...
- TNWA & Maersk Sealand strike deal in trans-atlantic trade.
Armbruster, Bill // Transportation & Distribution; Jul2000, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p20
Reports that the New World Alliance of APL, MOL and Hyundai has entered an agreement with Maersk Sealand which will enhance the Alliance's trans-atlantic shipping service to customers. Terms of agreement; Remarks from APL Europe president Ken Block Soerensen regarding the agreement.
- Exports to the rescue.
LEACH, PETER T. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 9/22/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 37, p20
The article presents statistics on the top 40 ocean container carriers in 2008. The overall U.S. laden container trade in the first half of 2008 increased by 2.1% over the same period in 2007, where import volumes dropped 6.1% while exports grew 15.8%. Exports represented 42.2% of the total U.S....
- THE WEEK.
LEACH, PETER T. // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 12/15/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 49, p10
This section offers news briefs on the forwarding industry. Maersk Line and Cosco Container Lines slashed Asia-to-U.S. container freight rates in few of weak demand as exporters find it hard to survive. U.S. president-elect Barack Obama plans to make infrastructure spending as the centerpiece of...