AAL adds to fleet

AAL Shipping is taking delivery of two additional ‘G-Class’ multipurpose heavy lift vessels, expanding its core fleet to a total of 720,200 deadweight tonne. The Pacific Action and AAL Gladstone have both served in the AAL fleet in the past and re-join later this month – the former renamed this week, ‘AAL Gibraltar’. They feature a total cargo intake of 35,705 cubic meters, four large cargo holds, three tweendecks and ... [+]

AAL to sail monthly between Americas and Asia

AAL Shipping (AAL) is committing to a monthly sailing on its breakbulk liner service between Asia and the Americas. General manager of AAL Americas, Michael Morland, explained: “Building the market to justify regular monthly multipurpose (MPP) tramp sailings has taken time and hard work. Looking back a few years, volumes could ... [+]

AAL upgrades heavylift liner route to Mideast and Asia

AAL Shipping will deploy six 30,000+ dwt heavy lift multipurpose vessels on its Europe – Middle East / India – Asia monthly liner service, launched a year ago. The line will operate its 31,000dwt A-Class fleet on the service, which offer 3,000sq m of clear weather deck space, adjustable tweendecks and ... [+]

Big ships star on the small screen

Heavylift operator AAL Shipping is to be included in the latest series of the Discovery Channel’s ‘Mega Shippers’ programme.  The show tracks a small number of impressive operations worldwide. The two episodes follow AAL’s shipment in early 2020 of six giant Rubber Tyred Gantry cranes (RTGs) from Shanghai, China, to ... [+]

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