APL signs wildlife pact

APL has signed up to the United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce, declaring zero tolerance to the transportation of illegal wildlife and their products. The carrier will take a proactive stance in urging shippers to support the initiative when they make a shipment booking with APL and builds on its policy not to ship shark fin, dolphins, whales, elephant tusks as well as rhinoceros and antelope horns. [+]

APL to offer guranteed service from UK ports

APL has extended its Eagle GO. Guaranteed service to its Trans-Atlantic and Oceania routes. Shippers get guaranteed equipment and vessel space on board six US-bound services from 17 European ports, including Southampton, London Gateway and seven services destined for Australia and New Zealand from 15 Asian ports. From 23 April, ... [+]

APL to launch 12-day London-New York service

APL – now part of the CMA CGM Group - has launched a new North Atlantic Service (NAS), between London Gateway, the north-West Continent and the US east coast from 3 January. The line says it will offer transit times of 12 days from London to New York. The route will also ... [+]

New president for APL Logistics

APL Logistics has appointed current acting president Bill Villalon to a permanent role. He was previously the global leader for APL Logistics’ Automotive vertical, and the regional leader for the Company’s North America region. Michael Pilver and Graeme Watson will be appointed to the roles of global head, automotive vertical ... [+]

APL to join OCEAN alliance

Container line APL has confirmed that OCEAN Alliance from April 2017, as part of its new parent company, CMA CGM Group. While it will be joining a grouping comprising 350 ships on seven major, APL says it will differentiate itself “through compelling propositions and customised supply chain solutions” including “proven ... [+]

APL refines cargo monitoring

APL is introducing real-time oxygen and carbon dioxide monitoring as part of its SMARTemp reefer satellite system, in addition to existing temperature and humidity tracking. Live monitoring of oxygen and carbon dioxide levels comes in most useful for delicated cargoes and prolongs their post-harvest life. Powered by a microprocessor controller ... [+]

APL opens Oman arm

APL Logistics has formed APL Logistics Oman, a new joint venture company with Arab Global Logistics to develop the country as a regional logistics hub for the Middle-East and East Africa. It will specialise in the automotive, consumer, industrials, and retail sectors and will offer inbound and production logistics, finished ... [+]

APL offers weekly Indian subcontinent service

The APL arm of shipping line NOL – which is being taken over by CMA CGM - has launched a new weekly India Pakistan Europe (IPE) service. It calls at Port Qasim, Nhava Sheva, Hazira, Mundra, Jeddah, Djibouti and calls in Europe include Southampton and Felixstowe. First sailing eastbound is ... [+]

APL to launch China express to Felixstowe

Shipping line APL – which recently announced its takeover by CMA CGM – is to launch  a new Felixstowe Express Service from main ports of China, complementing APL’s existing service to Southampton. Port rotation is: Qingdao, Yangshan, Ningbo, Xiamen, Yantian, Port Klang, Felixstowe, Rotterdam and Hamburg. The first sailing will ... [+]

Business as usual for G6 despite NOL takeover

The G6 container shipping alliance said it expected its operations to continue as normal through 2016, despite the takeover of one of its members – APL/NOL – by CMA CGM, which belongs to the rival Ocean3 grouping. In a statement it said: “The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals. Until there ... [+]

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