Westwood Shipping Lines

Westwood Shipping Lines

Westwood Victoria

Westwood Shipping Lines is since 2011 a wholly owned subsidiary of J-WeSco, a holding company formed by a group of Japanese shipping companies. The company provides shipping services to more than 20 ports in Japan, South Korea, China and North America, and transports a variety of cargo, including containers, breakbulk forest products, and oversized project cargo. Get the latest news about Westwood Shipping Lines and the shipping industry.

25 Aug 2020
Only eight of the JOC Top 40 Container Carriers by US Imports managed to increase volumes in the first five months of the year, none of which belong to one of the three major vessel-sharing alliances.
11 Aug 2020
Jack Mahoney, currently head of Maersk North America’s automotive industry division, will end a 21-year tenure with the Danish giant to lead the niche trans-Pacific carrier.
JOC Top 40 container carrier rankings first half 2019
16 Sep 2019
Container carriers in the slowing US import and export trades are exercising increased discipline, maintaining capacity levels rather than introducing new vessels in an attempt to secure a larger share of the market.
ZIM San Francisco.
29 Nov 2018
The combined US import market share of the Top 5 US import carriers slipped 0.3 percentage points to 58.1 percent from January through September, while the Top 5’s US export share fell 0.8 percentage points to 58.4 percent, according to data from PIERS, a sister product of JOC.com.
Port of Oakland.
09 Apr 2018
The Top 5 container lines serving the United States slightly increased their combined share of imports in 2017, but dominance of their exports receded.
07 Aug 2017
The company blamed the shipping segment’s poor performance on slumping freight rates and cargo volumes.
16 May 2017
Revenue and profit both sank at Japan’s Sumitomo Warehouse Co.
10 Jul 2014
The Port of Tacoma sealed a new deal with Washington-based carrier Westwood Shipping Lines for the line to move its Puget Sound port of call back to Tacoma.
10 Jul 2013
Westwood Shipping Lines has entered the refrigerated container cargo market with the launch of its new fortnightly reefer service connecting the U.S. Pacific Northwest...
03 Jul 2012
A U.S.
13 Jun 2011
Japan’s Sumitomo Warehouse said today that its wholly owned subsidiary, J-WeSco, signed a contract to acquire a 100 percent stake in Westwood Shipping Lines, a U.S.
24 May 2011
Japanese logistics operator Sumitomo Warehouse Co. says it is in advanced negotiations to acquire Weyerhauser’s wholly-owned ocean vessel subsidiary, Westwood Shipping Lines.