Atlantic Container Line

Atlantic Container Line

Rail blockade forces Halifax ship diversions
20 Feb 2020
Halifax and the ports of Montreal and Vancouver have endured cargo backlogs at marine terminals and disruption to domestic and international shipments.
23 May 2017
The Swedish government is coming under increasing pressure to intervene in the year-long industrial dispute at APM Terminals Gothenburg.
12 May 2017
The vote will come just after Atlantic Container Line, a customer since the 1960s, told JOC.com that it might be forced to quit Gothenburg.
11 May 2017
The crisis at the Gothenburg port deepened on Wednesday.
The ACL Atlantic Star is the first of the G4 class ships, whose combination of container and roll-on, roll-off capacity has helped the liner get through the onging downturn in the container sector.
22 Aug 2016
ACL expects its new ships to provide an edge.
11 Mar 2016
Atlantic Container Line will maintain its twice-weekly service at the Port of Halifax with ACL’s new G4 container/roll-on, roll-off ships, under a new contract that runs through 2022.
08 Jan 2016
Atlantic Container Line’s first in a series of innovative container/roll-on, roll-off ships that the carrier is deploying in its trans-Atlantic service, will call the Port of New York and New Jersey this weekend on its maiden voyage.
30 Oct 2015
Atlantic Container Line has taken delivery of the first of five new container/roll-on, roll-off ships that are the largest of their type ever built and that will expand ACL’s unique trans-Atlantic niche.
18 Jun 2015
The U.S. Coast Guard has unveiled a new cybersecurity plan, the latest in an ongoing effort to protect U.S seaports and the commercial vessels that berth there from the rising risk of cyberattack.
09 Apr 2015
Daniel J. Kerrigan, former president of Atlantic Container Lines Ltd., died at his home in South Carolina with his family on April 6. He was 90.
A new ACL Ro-Ro/Container ship currently under construction
28 Oct 2014
Atlantic Container Line said the first of five new ships in a top-to-bottom fleet upgrade are on track to enter service next summer, followed with an additional delivery every two months until its current fleet of 1980s-era ships is replaced.
Bremerhaven
06 Aug 2014
The U.S. ocean container trade via European ports, including transshipments, increased 3.8 percent year-over-year to 4.6 million laden 20-foot-equivalent units in the 12 months ending March 2014, according to PIERS, the data division of JOC Group.
Weekly wrap-up for July 12, 2014
12 Jul 2014
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association surprised watchers by announcing a 72-hour hiatus in their negotiations so that the union could deal with unrelated talks in the Pacific Northwest, and by extending the expired coastwide contract during the suspension of negotiations.
The port of Liverpool.
25 Apr 2014
Peel Ports, owner of the port of Liverpool, signed a £100 million ($168 million) contract with China’s Zhenhua Heavy Industries to supply cranes for a new deep-water quay that will triple the size of container ships the northwestern UK port can handle.
New roll-on, roll-off ship design for Atlantic Container Line
25 Apr 2013
Atlantic Container Line’s order for five multipurpose ships last August didn’t attract much attention beyond the ro-ro industry, but the impact of the vessels on ro-ro shipping will be as great as that of Maersk Line’s 18,000-TEU Triple E behemoths on container shipping.
12 Dec 2012
From Feb. 1, 2013, ocean carrier ACL will no longer supply intermodal chassis for merchants haulage moves in Norfolk, Va.; Charleston, S.C.; Savannah, Ga.; Atlanta; and Memphis, Tenn.
08 Feb 2012
Atlantic Container Line later this month will launch a weekly roll-on, roll-off service from the U.S. and Canada to Finland and Russia.
26 Apr 2010
Atlantic Container Line will stop providing chassis for trucking moves in three areas of the U.S. market, effective June 1.