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Maersk to cancel North Asia to US route

Maersk Line will close down its Trans-Pacific 5 (TP5) US-flag service operated by its Maersk Line Ltd affiliate in January next year as part of a strategy to eliminate unprofitable Pacific services.

The end of the current TP5 service from North Asia to Los Angeles-Long Beach and Oakland, using five older Panamax, US-flagged container ships […]


Bill Hamlin Joins Horizon Lines as Senior VP of Operations

In his new role, Mr. Hamlin oversees Horizon Lines’ ocean transportation services, inland services, the order-to-cash cycle, maintenance, safety, security, network operations, North America terminals and technology.

Mr. Hamlin was Vice President Transportation and Equipment Operations when he left Sea-Land in 1999, after the international business was sold to A.P. Moller-Maersk Group. He then […]