AAL trails new Super B ships

AAL Shipping has released a short film of the first of its mega size 32,000 deadweight (DWT) Super B-Class heavy lift vessels, due to take place next year. The AAL Limassol is described as the most advanced in the multipurpose cargo sector. It can accommodate over 42,000 CBM of cargo on a single sailing. The clear weather deck space of 146 x 26 metres will feature a unique, retractable deck extension system, ... [+]

AAL starts work on supersized ships

AAL has started construction of its  first ‘Super B-Class’ heavy lift multipurpose vessel, the AAL Limassol. The event was marked with a traditional steel cutting ceremony on 1 March at the CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipyard, Guangzhou, China. The AAL Limassol is the first in a fleet of six 32,000 deadweight tonnes ... [+]

The shipping line’s shipping line

Multipurpose carrier AAL Shipping (AAL) moved a 410-tonne heavy lift barge from Taicang, China to Papeete, Tahiti. The craft was stowed on the 31,000 dwt AAL Dalian with other cargo to be discharged along the US West Coast and Gulf. [+]

Yachts hitch a ride with AAL

Multipurpose and project heavy lift line AAL Shipping has moved 38 private yachts up to 32m long on deck in a single sailing from Fort Lauderdale, US, to Southampton, UK and Antwerp. The cargo covered 2,500sq m – about half a soccer pitch – and was carried aboard the 31,000dwt ... [+]

Heavyweight partners

Heavylift shipping operators AAL and Peter Döhle have launched a new joint semi-liner service between Asia, the Middle East and Europe. It will offer regular fixed route sailings, flexible port calls and modern multipurpose vessels for project, breakbulk, container and dry-bulk cargo. [+]

Korea move for heavylift line

Heavylift and breakbulk shipping operator AAL has opened a new office in Seoul, South Korea. AAL has been servicing the Korean market since its inception 20 years ago and appointed an owners’ representative in 2005. The new office will add further commercial and technical capabilities. [+]

Heavylift heavyweights join forces

Multipurpose shipping operators AAL and Peter Döhle are to join forces to offer joint tramp and project services. While the two carriers remain independent of each other, with separate ownership, operations and identities they will deploy and jointly represent a fleet of 26 ships ranging from 12,000, to 31,000 ... [+]

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