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Aasen Shipping & Aasen Chartering
Aasen Shipping & Aasen Chartering - Our shipowning company has solid traditions in coastal - and North Sea trade, and was established back in 1953. Administration is situated in Mosterhamn, Bшmlo community, between Stavanger and Bergen Norway.
Acomarit and V.Ships, two of the world's leading ship management companies, are pleased to announce that after further constructive negotiations they have reached an agreement to combine their respective organizations. The combined entity will provide a comprehensive range of services, to the international shipping industry from a global network of some 20 offices employing some 1,000 personnel. The managed fleet will comprise over 600 ships which will be served by nearly 25,000 seafarers. Under the agreement, V.Ships' parent company, Vlasov Services Corporation (VSC), will acquire the entire share capital of the Acomarit Group.
Ahlmark Lines AB
Ahlmark Lines is now certified at the ISO standards for both quality and environment. Ahlmark Lines have our own office in Hull now since a few weeks back. It is the subsidiary company Ahlmark Shipping (UK) Ltd which is located at King George Dock just beside our terminal. That is the place where our vessels are discharging and the goods are being distributed to the final receivers. The step from using an agent to have our own office was natural for us because of the increasing quantities of cargo and also the same for number of calls in Hull done by our vessels. As from January 2002 we will have two sailings per week from Kristinehamn on the Lake Vanern into Hull. From Skelleftehamn we have already today weekly sailings to Hull. This means we will, during the year of 2002, be doing about 175 calls at the port of Hull including some cargoes from other loading ports. Discharged quantities are close to 400 000 tons per year, whereof about 235 000 tons are sawn timber (425 000 m3).
Alaska Marine Highway System
The mission of the Alaska Marine Highway System is to provide safe, reliable, and efficient transportation of people, goods, and vehicles among Alaska communities, Canada, and the "Lower 48," while providing opportunities to develop and maintain a reasonable standard of living and high quality of life, including social, education, and health needs.The Alaska Marine Highway System has been operating year-round since 1963, with regularly scheduled passenger and vehicle service to 32 communities in Alaska, plus Bellingham, Washington, and Prince Rupert, British Columbia. There are currently nine vessels in the AMHS fleet.
Alaska Marine Lines
Alaska Marine Lines is a marine transportation company that ships all types of freight to and from Southeast Alaska and the Yukon Territory of Canada. We are part of the Lynden family of companies. Our major customers are mostly retail businesses such as grocery stores. We provide special services to support industries such as fishing, mining and timber. Alaska Marine Lines services the communities of Juneau, Ketchikan, Wrangell, Sitka, Petersburg, Haines, Skagway, Kake and Prince of Wales Island. The service is year around with twice a week departures from Seattle. We are an innovative leader in our industry. New types and sizes of equipment are constantly being designed and manufactured to serve our customers better. We have recently introduced the world's first 53’ long by 102" wide by 10’ high ISO- rated containers.
Algoma Central Corporation
Algoma Central Corporation is the largest shipowner on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Waterway. Incorporated as Algoma Central Railway in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario on August 11, 1899, the Corporation is headquartered at Sault Ste. Marie with executive offices at St. Catharines, Ontario. With assets of close to $400 million, and revenues of about $300 million, the Algoma Central Corporation group includes Algoma Central Marine, Algoma Tankers, Fraser Marine & Industrial, Algoma Central Properties Inc., and a share of Marbulk Canada Inc., Cleveland Tankers (1991) Inc., and Seaway Marine Transport. Algoma Central Corporation is a leading member of the Canadian Shipowners Association, representing owners of Canadian-flag ships operating in the waters of the Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence Seaway, the Arctic, the Maritimes, and the eastern North American Seaboard. Algoma Central operates vessels throughout the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Waterway, from the Gulf of St. Lawrence, through all five Great Lakes. The Corporation’s modern fleet of 27 vessels includes 14 self-unloaders, eight bulkers and five Canadian-flag petroleum tankers.
Algoma Central Corporation and Upper Lakes Group Inc., work in a partnership, Seaway Marine Transport, which manages the commercial activities of the partners’ self-unloading and conventional bulker fleets. Algoma Tankers manages the commercial operations of the Algoma Tankers fleet. The Corporation has a 50% interest in Marbulk Canada Inc., which, through a subsidiary based in Beverly, Massachusetts, operates an ocean-going fleet of seven self-unloaders.
The objective of Alianзa is fully and continually to satisfy its costumers by providing maritime transportation and logistics services, operating with quality under safe conditions, and preserving the marine environment. Alianзa Navegacao & Logistica Ltda. announced today that it will commence a new service at the beginning of November, focusing on the needs of breakbulk, project and rolling cargo shippers and operating between key ports of East Coast South America, Mexico, the Caribbean and the U.S. Gulf. The service will use two multi-purpose vessels, the INTREPIDO and the INDEPENDENTE, operating on a 25-day rotation and connecting Rio de Janeiro, Sepetiba, Santos, Paranagua, Itajai, Puerto Cabello, Kingston, Veracruz, Tampico-Altamira and Houston. It will commence with the October 30th call of the INTREPIDO at Rio. According to Alianзa’s North American General Manager J.R. Salgado, the ships are specially designed to handle roll-on/roll-off, breakbulk and project cargoes as well as standard containers. Each are equipped with three 36-ton lift-capacity shipboard cranes and a combined two-crane lift ability of up to 70 tons.
American Commercial Lines
American Commercial Lines LLC (ACL) is a fully integrated network of marine transportation companies, operating over 5,000 barges and approximately 200 towboats on the inland waterways of North and South America and transporting more than 70 million tons of freight annually. Additionally, ACL operates marine construction, repair and ancillary service facilities, and river terminals. At the end of 2000, ACL employed approximately 3,500 individuals.
American President Line
The American President Line container transportation company provides worldwide transportation of containerized cargo to and from more than 100 world markets through a network combining extensive intermodal operations with state-of-the-art information technology. Service is available to and from North, South, and West Asia; the Americas; Europe; the Middle East; East and Sub-Saharan Africa; and Australia. The company's fleet of more than 80 containerships provides a high frequency of sailings and fast transit times. China is an engine of growth for the entire Asia Pacific region and a key market for many customers. APL provides special advantages in that market, which the company has served for 135 years. The APL liner and logistics units operate a total of 30 offices in China. APL offers direct calls at ports in Shanghai, Qingdao and Yantian, and at Hong Kong, and maintains intermodal connections to interior points. APL has opened a documentation center in Shanghai and intends to continue investing in China where it improves service for customers. In North America, APL serves all key U.S., Canadian and Mexican commercial markets by vessel or intermodal (rail or truck) connection. On the U.S. West Coast, it operates ocean terminals at Seattle, Oakland and Los Angeles -- the latter being the largest intermodal facility of its type in the country.
Anave Spanish Shipowners' Association
ANAVE is a national organisation set up to coordinate, represent, manage, promote and defend the interests of Spanish shipowning companies. Full membership of the organisation is open to applicants, either individuals or entities, who for commercial purposes engage in shipowning activities as evidenced in the operation, on a stable and customary basis, of merchant vessels greater than 100 grt as owners in thier own right or under bare-boat charter. To this end they must have a permanent establishment in Spain or, failing this, operate vessels registered in Spain. At present ANAVE has a total of 49 Full Members and 7 Associate Members.
Andrew Weir Shipping Ltd
Andrew Weir & Company was founded in 1885. Today Andrew Weir Shipping Limited's (AWS) commercial activities include stevedoring, forwarding, container engineering, transport services by rail, road and by air through CAC Air Cargo together with Andrew Weir Agencies. AWS owns and operates RORO, container and multi-purpose vessels within its four shipping divisions: Bank Line, Ellerman, MacAndrews and United Baltic Corporation. These shipping lines operate a comprehensive network of sea routes serving Europe, the Baltic and CIS, East Africa, the Mediterranean, the Near and Middle East, the South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, Arabian Gulf, Red Sea, India and Pakistan. Truly a world wide service network.
Anglo-Eastern Ship Management Ltd.
The Anglo-Eastern Group was established in 1974, initially as a branch of a ship-broking operation, which ultimately developed into a fully fledged ship management operation. Today, Anglo-Eastern is one of the largest and most reputable ship management companies in the world, and a totally independent third party ship management concern. A recent merger with long-established Denholm Ship Management has consolidated Anglo-Eastern’s position as a world class operator with a range and quality of experience among its staff unrivalled elsewhere in the ship management sector. Based in Hong Kong, Anglo-Eastern offers the complete spectrum of ship management services through its 3 divisions. The company considers itself to be an integral part of the business of its customers, whatever their requirements. Client profiles range from independent owners solely concerned with ships, to large multi-national organisations for whom operating ships forms part of their business process.
Atlantic Container Line
For over thirty years, Atlantic Container Line's pioneering spirit has been the driving force that has made this company a leader in the North Atlantic Trade and one of the most respected names in the ocean transportation. The ACL G-3 vessels are the largest RORO/Containerships in the world with an extensive fleet of RORO equipment: mafi trailers, flatracks, flatbed trailers and special project trailers. All vehicles and oversized cargo are parked securely in underdeck garages, allowing the ultimate protection for cargo with large dimensions.
Atlantic Marine Sales & Charter Co - Ship Sales; Brokers and agents invloved in the sale & purchase of specialist ships for both the commercial and private yacht markets. Owners & operators of multi role ships & pleasure vessels providing flexible platforms for long term and spot charters on a global basis - fully crewed and ready for sea. Ship / Super-yacht managers catering for all aspects of the crewing maintenance and repair of our own vessels. Commercial specialists in ship operations, projects and conversions for the Offshore Oceanographic - Geophysical & Geotechnical survey industry. Pleasure vessel specialists in large yacht Sale & Purchase, charter & conversions (Exploration yachts). Luxury yacht charter on Motor yachts based around the world. Ship & large Yacht delivery & crewing. Owners and operators of a Mini R.O.V. (remote operated submersible system) available for hire with operators for long or short term projects and immediate response team availability.
Australia-New Zealand Direct Line ( ANZDL )
ANZDL, the premier Ocean carrier in the Australasia, North America, Trans Tasman and Pacific Island trade lanes. ANZDL services many of the world’s top shippers such as, Ford, 3M, Monsanto, Kimberly-Clark, the New Zealand Dairy Board and Fisher&Paykel, to name a few. In fact, in the last year, ANZDL has received quality awards from both Ford and 3M for superior service quality and customer satisfaction. At ANZDL, we carry everything from 77-foot yachts to temperature sensitive citrus to standard 20 or 40-foot containers. We have a fleet of seven containerships, with access to 15 total in the trade, in addition to two ro-ro ships. And our extensive stacktrain and trucking connections ensure you’ll receive the best service available in the trade.
Bayraktar Shipping S/A
The founder of the Bayraktar Group. Cpt. Arif Bayraktar, started the business in his teens and manage to have a respectful carrier within the industry and in the Turkish shipping society. He was the one who gave his sons, the sprit at challenging and advised them only to move ahead and ahead... In 1976 the company established their own, side industrial factory which was located in the Golden Horn area in Istanbul, within two years, the second workshop was built and the technical department of the company presently located at Tuzla and still serving the shipowners on their technical problems. The whole aim was to build their own steel structured vessels with their own capital. The first steel built vessel came into service on the late months of 1975. Then the second followed M/V Arif Kaptan which was 4250 dwcc. During the passed three years Bayraktar purchased two more vessels and increased their capacity to 28000 dwcc which gave them the courage to grow more stable and powerful, to be able to go into larger investments and purchase larger vessels. By the 21. century Bayraktar Group is willing to increase their tonnage up to 250.000 dwcc and will keep on giving service to the world wide shipping industry.
Bay Ship Management
Bay Ship Management Inc. operates oceangoing, military vessels important to the strategic sealift of the United States. We operate the eight Fast Sealift ships which carried 12% of the tonnage to the Persian Gulf during the Gulf War. We also operate five Large Medium Speed RO/RO (LMSR) vessels for Military Sealift Command, and we have operated five tankers for the Maritime Administration (MarAd).
BBC Chartering & Logistic
BBC Chartering & Logistic GmbH & Co. KG is the managing owner of more than 75 multipurpose vessels trading worldwide with a further 8 newbuildings expected in 2001. As a worldwide project carrier, BBC operates a fleet of ships ranging from 3.000 - 20.000 mts dwt with lifting capabilities upto 500 mts. The fleet includes MPP, tweendeckers, Ro/Ro, bulkers, container carriers and gearless ships available for employment on either time-charter or voyage basis.
Globally active in competitive chartering BBC works together with other leading operators, underwriters and brokers to provide an efficient and reliable all round service. Due to it's sizable and varied fleet BBC is able to offer competitive prices and flexible scheduling able to accommodate all cargo requirements. BBC is headquartered in Germany with offices in the US, Canada, Korea and Europe. Our experienced staff is committed to providing excellent customer service for all your shipping needs and we can assure you of our expertise in handling all cargo types.
BC Ferries serves up to 46 ports of call on 25 routes throughout coastal British Columbia. The crossings between Vancouver Island and B.C.'s Lower Mainland can last from less than 90 minutes to two hours, depending on which run you take. There are three to choose from -- including our Vancouver-Victoria service -- with frequent sailings every day of the year. Our fleet is made up of all kinds of vessels. There are 38 of them, representing a wide range of sizes and classes. At the grandest end of the spectrum we have the S-Class twins, Spirit of British Columbia and Spirit of Vancouver Island. Measuring 560 feet long (picture two football fields back-to-back), these are the biggest vessels ever built in the province. Total capacities are 2,100 people and 470 vehicles. Compare those figures with the 111-foot Nimpkish, which carries 133 people and 16 vehicles, and you get some idea of the diversity contained in our fleet.
Bisso Towboat Co
The Bisso Fleet boasts 17 of the most modern, technologically advanced and expertly piloted tugs in the world--one of which is surely qualified to assist your ship into the Mississippi River. For over 100 years Bisso Towboat Co. has been providing power on the Mississippi. At present, we operate 17 tugs with horsepower ranging from 2200 horse power to 5200 horsepower. Our fleet consists of one z-drive tractor tug, two triple-screw tugs, ten twin-screw tugs and four single-screw tugs.
Brostrцm is one of the leading logistics companies for the oil and chemical industry, focusing on industrial product and chemical tanker shipping and marine services. Shipping comprises three business areas: Product and Chemical Tanker Shipping and Ship Management.. Product and Chemical Tanker Shipping, which is Brostrцm's core business, is handled by Brostrцm Tankers AB (Gцteborg), Brostrцm Tankers SA (Paris) and Iver Ships (Sandefjord). As a whole, Brostrцm has more than 60 product and chemical carriers at its disposal in the size range 4,000-80,000 deadweight tons. Marine & Logistics Services comprises four business areas: Bulk Logistics, Travel Agency, Ship Agencies and Oil Supplies.
CMA-CGM Caribbean, Inc. has been serving the Caribbean region since 1992. Our head office is located in Marseille, France to easily facilitate our global reach to and from the Caribbean and Europe. On May 26th 1996 CAGEMA was formed and opened it's own office in the United States (CAGEMA is now known as CMA-CGM Caribbean, Inc.) which is based in Miami, Florida to ensure the highest standard of service is given to our customers in North America. CMA-CGM Caribbean, Inc. is a subsidiary of the CMA-CGM group, which today is rated as the 8th largest Steamship Company in the world. This puts CMA-CGM Caribbean, Inc. and it's customers in a unique position, enabling us to facilitate your shipping needs not only in the Caribbean, but also on a worldwide scale. This represents strength, flexibility and longevity, which have helped to solidify our position in the trades that we serve.
Canada Steamship Lines
Canada Steamship Lines is rich in history and tradition. The history pre-dates Canada itself, with the company tracing its lineage back over 150 years. The tradition is just as significant, with CSL setting a name for itself early on as trend setters in automated unloading equipment. From the introduction of its first dry bulk self-unloader in 1926, CSL has been pushing the development of cargo-handling technology over the years. Today, CSL operates the most advanced fleet of self-unloaders on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Waterway, offering customers in steel, power generation, agriculture and construction industries versatility and reliability. Headquartered in Montreal, CSL is part of the CSL Group, which includes CSL International of Beverly, MA. Together, the two companies control the largest fleet of self-unloading vessels in the world and handle annual bulk cargo movements totaling 27 million tonnes.
Captain Cook Cruises
Captain Cook Cruises are the small ship destination cruise line specialists of Australia and the Pacific. An award winning Australian family owned and operated company for 30 years, we have 20 ships operating a variety of short duration and extended cruises on Sydney Harbour, the Great Barrier Reef, Murray River and the Fiji Islands. Itineraries range from 1 hour 15 minutes to 7 nights, and all ships in our fleet are available for charter.
Caribbean Ship Management Limited, (CSM Limited)
The Caribbean Ship Management Limited, (CSM Limited), is a lean but competent organization, that is committed to the maintenance of safety and efficiency with regard to the services rendered to the maritime community. We are principally ship managers, marine consultants and surveyors, and provide these and other quality services to a growing marine clientele at a most economic cost. Located in Trinidad, W.I., CSM Limited is within easy reach of all Caribbean ports and repair facilities.
Carnival Cruise Lines
Carnival Cruise Lines prides itself on being "The Most Popular Cruise Line in the World®" - a distinction we have achieved by offering a wide array of quality cruise vacations which present outstanding value for the money.
Celebrity Cruises Inc
Consistently recognized with five- and six-star rankings as the highest-rated premium cruise line, Celebrity Cruises is committed to innovative design, impeccable service and unparalleled spa and dining offerings. Since its inception in 1989, Celebrity has held true to its original commitment of taking the very best aspects of classic, elegant cruising and updating them to reflect current lifestyles. In 1997, we merged with Royal Caribbean International to form Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Chemical Tankers of America
Chemical Tankers of America - Houston, Texas - Specialized chemical tankers trading throughout the Caribbean.
Chevron Shipping Company (CSC)
Chevron Shipping Company provides marine transportation and services to the Chevron group of companies. Chevron operates a fleet of 33 controlled vessels, which are either owned by the company, operated under long-term leases, or on long-term charters. Chevron also has 30 to 40 more vessels chartered at any given time on a single-voyage basis. The vessels deliver crude oil from the Middle East, the Far East and South America to Chevron U.S. refineries. The vessels also distribute product to coastal U.S. and Far East locations and company-marketed crude oil to customers worldwide. Chevron Shipping also provides marine transportation services to affiliates Caltex and Tengizchevroil. Chevron Shipping provides a variety of services in support of Chevron’s offshore oil production. This includes design, engineering and operation of floating production, storage and offtake vessels; commercial negotiation of shuttle tankers used in offshore oil projects; and operation of offshore terminals around the world.
China Ocean Shipping(Group) Company ( COSCO )
China Ocean Shipping(Group) Company is a large conglomerate taking international shipping as its core.
Clipper Cruise Line was founded in 1982 by St. Louis-businessman Barney Ebsworth. A subsidiary of INTRAV, the deluxe-tour operator, Clipper today offers a wide array of international and domestic voyages aboard its four small ships.
The Coho Ferry, Your Connection To A Two Nation Vacation - Port Angeles, Washington, USA - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
We are an international transportation company. We provide logistics services to our customers through ocean and inland transportation and other transportation-related services in our core markets, the north/south trades.
Compagnie Maritime D'Affretement ( CMA CGM )
CMA CGM is the leading French shipping company. It currently has a fleet of 99 vessels, including 25 wholly owned ships. In 2001 the group has transported more than 2 millions of TEUS (Twenty equivalent unit) and is ranked number 4 in Europe and number 8 worldwide.
Conoco Shipping Co.
Since launching an initial double-hulled tanker in 1992, Conoco has steadily expanded its double-hulled tanker fleet to seven vessels that safely deliver 100 million barrels of crude oil each year. Six of the vessels operate in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, serving U.S. ports, and one works in the North Sea.
The history and development of Contship Containerlines mirrors that of containerisation itself. We started business in 1968, just as the concept of containerisation was making its own entrance. More than 30 years later, we continue to set the standards in international containerisation. Being part of the CP Ships group, one of the world's largest container shipping companies, has given us considerable benefits which enable us to continue enhancing our service products.
Crowley Maritime Corporation
Crowley, headquartered in Oakland, Calif., is a privately owned and family controlled company engaged in a diverse group of logistics and marine transportation related businesses. The company has approximately 5,000 employees worldwide, revenues about $1 billion annually, and operates more than 300 vessels in more than 35 countries and island nations. The corporation has approximately 100 offices and port facilities in major ports and cities around the world. The business segments include the following: Liner Services includes ocean transportation for cargo shipped in containers and/or trailers; rolling stock such as cars, trucks, buses and construction equipment; and breakbulk, heavy-lift and over-dimensional items with Crowley’s extensive fleet specialty equipment, barges and ships. Service is offered between North America, Central America, the north coast of South America and the Eastern and Western Caribbean. Worldwide Logistics involves providing integrated logistics services to customers, including supply chain management, transportation management, consulting services, third party brokerage, warehousing and in-plant services and transportation services. Contract Towing & Transportation involves the transportation of huge, extraordinary and complex structures, including everything from offshore drilling rigs, platforms and jackets and the largest pre-fabricated modules in the world, to retired U.S. Navy ships and fully erect gantry cranes.
Cruise West is American owned, flying the American flag on six of our eight vessels. In many cases, our U.S.-flag status allows us to operate unique routes that foreign-owned lines cannot. We follow all U.S. Coast Guard and Federal Maritime Commission regulations. We are environmentally conscientious, with a philosophy "take only photographs, leave only our wake behind." And our friendly crews are devoted to the fulfillment of your travel dreams. As for what the future holds? Small-ship cruising is infinitely flexible, and demand for such high-quality life experiences is ever growing.
Compaснa Sudamericana de Vapores ( CSAV )
Compaснa Sudamericana de Vapores (CSAV) is a Chilean publicly traded shipping company, presently the largest in Latin America. CSAV, operating across the five continents, offers its so called "line" or regular services, by means of which it provides permanent sailings from certain ports, fixed itineraries and suitable vessels able to convey a large number of containers and a wide variety of conventional cargoes. Likewise, the shipping Company owns vessels specially designed for frozen cargo, cars, bulk cargo and forest products. An intermodal service, which combines different means of carriage, has also been established by the Company, besides other complementary operations such as storage areas and pier services, etc. This "door to door" service, to any destination, is normally carried out jointly with CSAV's subsidiaries: Sudamericana Agencias Aйreas y Marнtimas S.A. SAAM, (South American Air and Shipping Agency), as a maritime forwarding agency, and COSAN, a container terminal in Santiago.
Cunard Line, one of the world's most recognized brand names with a classic British heritage, is operated by Miami-based Cunard Line Limited.Cunard Line Limited is a unit of Carnival Corporation. The Cunard fleet includes famed Queen Elizabeth 2 and Caronia (formerly Vistafjord). Cunard Line proudly continues a tradition of luxury cruising that began in 1840. Today its flagship, Queen Elizabeth 2, is the world's most famous ship and the greatest liner of her time. She maintains the legacy of her Cunard and White Star LineTM predecessors in providing a definitive annual World Cruise and the only scheduled transatlantic liner service. QE2 very much sets the standard of traditional British elegance, superb White Star ServiceTM, gourmet cuisine and sumptuous accommodations that have secured Cunard's reputation.
Danaos Shipping Co. Ltd.
DANAOS specializes in the ship management of container tonnage and concentrates mainly in the large units. DANAOS has established its reputation by providing first class operation service to many of the world's major liner companies. The company has always been in the forefront of organisational and safety requirements. DANAOS was the first Greek Company to be awarded the Det Norske Veritas SEP certification (combination of ISM and ISO 9002) in March 1995.
DELMAS, a subsidiary of the BOLLORE group, is France's n° 1 shipping company specialized in North-South traffics : 5,000 calls in the world, services to and from 116 ports with a total of more than 350,000 TEUs and 2.85 million tons transported in 1997. From the major Atlantic and Mediterranean ports in Europe, DELMAS offers liner services to West Africa, North Africa, and the Indian Ocean. DELMAS also provides connections between the main ports of Africa, Asia and the United States. Finally, DELMAS recently developed a new line between India, South and West Africa. Integrated multimodal transport is our business : the strength of the network lies in its capacity to handle all kinds of sea and land transport operations.
Established more than 15 years ago Delta Marine charters vessels to the Dredging and Marine Civil Engineering Industries. Main areas of operation: UK coast but also Sweden, Germany, Holland and Ireland. The vessels are specially constructed for coastal construction contracts being powerful yet shallow drafted for inshore operations. Also available the "Elizabeth G" an ex Norwegian rescue vessel adapted for survey work.
Delta Queen Steamboat
The Delta Queen Steamboat Co. has the greatest-and most unique-way to see the heartland of our great nation! Step aboard the legendary Delta Queen, the magnificent Mississippi Queen and the grand American Queen, the only genuine paddlewheelers plying America's rivers, for a journey brimming with fun, discovery and all-American heritage. Today you'll be pampered by an all-American crew ever at your beck and call, relax in an atmosphere of Victorian charm, dine on great American cuisine, explore historical, charming portsof call, and clap your hands to nightly professional "showboat" style entertainment. And each night as you settle into your comfortable stateroom, lulled to sleep by the gentle, distant rhythm of the paddlewheel, you'll dream of the adventures that await you the next morning.
DFDS has provided passenger services for more than 135 years, with a fleet of ships considered to be one of the largest in northern Europe. We currently operate seven modern passenger ships and to make a comparison can say that we are one of Scandinavia's largest "hotel chains", with approximately 12,000 "bed-nights" per night during the summer season and "parking facilities" for 2,900 cars. Each year, we transport 1.8 million passengers and 200,000 cars on eight routes traversing the sea between Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Holland, Poland and Great Britain. When you travel with DFDS Seaways, you will experience a genuine maritime atmosphere, in style, and with a truly international level of service. Many professional travelers also consider us unrivalled in service and facilities for passenger and vehicle traffic.
Disney Cruise Line
The Walt Disney World Resort and Disney Cruise Line offer a casual, informal resort atmosphere. During the summer months, lightweight shorts, slacks, sundresses, jeans, and tops are all appropriate daytime attire in The Bahamas, the Caribbean, and Central Florida. In the winter, a light jacket, sweater, and socks may be needed for cooler days and nights. Bring comfortable shoes -- like boatshoes, sandals, or sneakers. And don't forget swimwear, sunglasses, a sunhat or visor, and sunscreen - especially for the kids.
Dobson Fleet Management Limited
Dobson Fleet Management Limited, the first British controlled Ship Management company to be based on the island of Cyprus. DFM has the experience, resources and expertise to Manage a complete range of vessel types and sizes, providing full nautical and technical support, combined with strict financial budgetary controls.
Doehle Group - In the beginning only break-bulk, bulk and forest products were shipped , however already in the mid sixties the first smaller container feeder vessels were added in size of 40 TEUS transhipping the first containers coming into Europe and Scandinavia. This was the basis for a development which lead into a diversified fleet of almost 200 vessels which are mainly container vessels, coasters and bulkcarriers upto Panamax size. Additionally a number of associated companies offer their customers multiple services from all fields of the shipping industry. The fleet today composes out of own, part-owned and exclusively managed ships.
Dole Ocean Cargo Express
For over three decades, Dole Ocean Cargo Express has been handling and transporting cargo internationally. Developed exclusively for the purpose of delivering Dole’s delicious and fresh temperature-sensitive cargo, Dole Ocean Cargo Express has since grown with the industry and expanded its borders to handle all types of cargo. Dole Ocean Cargo Express’ service is now unmatched. And our unmatched service is offered to you...making Dole Ocean Cargo Express the only way to ship your cargo. From apples, peaches and grapes to cotton, lubrication oil and all types of raw materials and dry cargo, Dole Ocean Cargo Express cares for your cargo just like we do our own. We know exactly how to keep operations running smoothly. So when you ship with Dole Ocean Cargo Express it’s always full steam ahead.
We are the originators of whale watching on the east coast and the largest, most successful and experienced fleet in the country. Dolphin Fleet boats have the most advanced design, newly built just for whale watching and specially structured to give them exceptional stability. There is also a unique whale viewing platform on the bow.
Dyn Marine Services
Dyn Marine & Logistics Services specializes in maritime operations, maintenance and logistics support. We have an experienced management team ready to meet the challenges of maintaining a fleet of vessels on a worldwide basis. Along with support services, we have developed specifications for, contracted and managed nearly 40 major ship overhauls that included dry-docking ships in the U.S., Europe, the Mediterranean, the Persian/Arabian Gulf, Singapore, Japan and Korea. To provide our customers with the most efficient and effective services, Dyn Marine has a network of shore support offices located on the East, West and Gulf coasts of the U.S., as well as contracts with ship agents around the world. Dyn Marine was awarded one of the first contracts to operate and maintain government-owned vessels -- U.S. Navy T-AGOS ocean surveillance ships -- in 1984. Since then, we have logged more than 150 ship-years of operation for both government and commercial customers. Today, Dyn Marine manages a fleet of 23 ships operating globally.
EIMSKIP - The Iceland Steamship Company Ltd
Eimskip - The Iceland Steamship Company Ltd. Eimskip is a leading transportation and investment company in Iceland and one of the country's largest privately owned companies. The company has evolved over the years from being a shipping line to a total transportation and logistics company as well as an investment company holding shares in many other Icelandic companies. Staff at Eimskip is trained and skilled in using the freighting network, IT and other resources to meet customers' cargo needs. Reliable schedules help businesses optimise their operation.
Estonian Shipping Company
The Estonian Shipping Company, ESCO, with the registered name in Estonian: AS Eesti Merelaevandus, is an Estonian shipping company with long traditions. Its roots date back from the middle of the 20th century. A remarkable illustration of the shipping activities of ESCO is approximately 30 years of shipping between Europe and West Africa; also of cargo carriage between Estonian and Scandinavian ports. ESCO is much more than just a shipping company engaged in carriage by sea. As we are operating in the active transit corridors connecting Russia and other East-European countries via both Estonia and Finland, our liner services are ideal for such transit-shipments often moving on a "door-door" basis. And through our agency network ESCO is able to provide full transportation services. The fleet of ESCO consists of over 15 vessels.
The original company, Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan), has been joined by a number of affiliates to form one of the largest container shipping groups in the world. The Evergreen Group fleet - including owned vessels, newbuildings and long-term charter tonnage - will stand at about 150 ships with a combined capacity of more then 400,000 TEU by the end of 2002. The high-volume routes operated by Evergreen have long provided comprehensive links between North America, Asia and Europe. However, in recent years the Group has progressively embraced more and more of the globe and Evergreen services now encompass South America and the Middle East, as well as offering customers one of the most extensive intra-Asia networks available. Feeder services extend Evergreen's reach into hundreds of minor ports around the world, while intermodal transportation by road, rail and river barge takes the Group's containers far inland, directly to customers' premises.
Based in Montreal, Fednav operates Canada's largest ocean-going dry bulk fleet, which includes a number of high Ice Class vessels. Fednav International Ltd. is the main operating company in the Fednav Limited group. Based in Montreal, it controls a fleet of more than sixty vessels.
Formosa Container Line
Formosa Container Line, Inc. was incorporated in the state of California USA in 1987 and ever since, we offered a wide range of worldwide service to various importers and exporters. We are an established NVOCC (currently known as "OTI") and our years of experiences in this industry, has helped us gain the trust and credibility from our customers. Formosa Container Line, worldwide networks are always ready to serve you efficiently and professionally, wherever you'll be shipping from.
Foss Maritime is a marine transportation company providing an "Always Ready"®, quality-based, safe, reliable, and environmentally responsible Tug service. Our services are tailored to the specific, ever evolving needs of each of our customers, delivered at reasonable and competitive cost, in a friendly and ethical manner. Our ability to anticipate future business, industry and customer needs and our b commitment to be the first to respond, drives our future success.
Geest Line - the leading shipping service between Europe and the Caribbean. The flexibility of the service is maintained today with a wide range of breakbulk and containerised cargo carried on the weekly westbound departures which sail from Portsmouth and also Le Havre in France. Surveys show that Geest Line has the highest schedule reliability for round-trip crossings and the shortest transit times to the first port of call in the Caribbean.
Glacier Bay Cruiseline
Glacier Bay Cruiseline is the only Alaska Native-owned overnight cruise line operating in Alaska and is honored as the official concessionaire of Glacier Bay National Park. Today, our ancestors' knowledge and vision guide the operations of Goldbelt, Incorporated, an Alaska Native-owned company and owner of Glacier Bay Cruiseline. For you, the adventure traveler, our long tradition and Native insight promises you an experience of Alaska that few others will ever know. Yet modern adventurers such as yourself also expect a cruise line to provide carefully crafted and coordinated excursions, service and value. You've come to the right people! Our small ships are specially designed to take you close to the hundreds of nameless coves and inlets that larger vessels can't approach; and then we get closer yet, in sea kayaks and on foot.
Green Reefers is a logistic service provider for chilled and frozen products. The objective is to serve the clients with rational logistic solutions at competitive terms and prices. One part of the logistic chain provided by Green Reefers is the seavoyage. This is performed by the company's fleet of 22 reeferships, which may be split into two categories. Sidedoor - These vessels have sidedoors that is lowered to the quay and serve as loading/discharging ramps for the forklifts. In the rear of the sidedoor there is a double pallet elevator, which brings the cargo to the respective decks. This special design makes the vessels particulary well suited for short trade, like the company's activity on the Norwegian coast. Conventional - The conventional vessels has a traditional cargo operation with hatches and cranes/derricks well suited for the handeling of palletized and loose cargo.
Grupo TMM is the largest logistics and transportation company in Latin America, and is the dominant provider of logistical outsourcing services, trucking, specialized maritime, port management and rail transportation in Mexico. This ability to integrate various modes of transportation (multi-modal) combined with seamless logistical processes help customers manage their manufacturing inventories, and distribution with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency. Grupo TMM has a unique position in the Mexican market, being the ideal link between railways, roads and ports as well as the link between the main cities and production centers in the country. Grupo TMM has facilities located in Aguascalientes, Veracruz, Queretaro, Ramos Arizpe, Laredo, Hermosillo, San Luis Potosi, Toluca, Cuernavaca, Monterrey, Puebla, Ciudad Sahagun and Mexico City.
Guangdong Transport Limited
Guangdong Transport Limited (GDTL) was incorporated in Hong Kong on 1984. Wholly owned by Sinotrans Guangdong Company, is specialized in barge and truck transport operation between Hong Kong/ShenZhen and satellite ports in the Pearl River Delta (PRD) area. We sail regularly between HongKong/ShenZhen and Guangzhou (Xinfeng), Huadu, Huangpu, Zhongshan, Jiangmen (Gaosha), Foshan. In collaboration with Sinotrans Guangdong's network of offices and port facilities in this region, we provide ocean shipping lines and direct shipper/consignees with efficient and reliable commond feeder vessel connecting services.
HAMBURG SЬD is not only one of the oldest, but also the largest privately owned shipping company in Germany. The company's main office is located in Hamburg, one of the biggest container facilities in Europe. HAMBURG SЬD currently operates around 100 vessels including modern container ships, gas tankers, reefer and tramp ships. HAMBURG SЬD handles a cargo volume of about 752,600 TEU in 2001 (TEU: Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit). The 2,955 employees at the Hamburg headquarters, in regional and local offices and at sea generate a turnover of approx. EUR 2.0 bn.
Hanjin Shipping Co., Ltd., a member of the Hanjin Group, has developed into a global transportation and logistics company operating around 123 vessels including modern containerships, specialized gas tankers, and bulk carriers. Hanjin Shipping operates a global network, which covers 70 major ports in 35 countries on six continents, including extensive inland transport capabilities. The company operates 10 dedicated marine terminal facilities across its global network. In addition, Hanjin Shipping is represented in 53 countries by approximately 200 owned offices and third party agents.
Denmark's international fishing harbour with ferry connection to Norway, Faroe Islands, Iceland and the Shetland Islands for passengers and cargo. The Harbour at Hanstholm is the most recent in Denmark, and is a modern fishing and commercial harbour. The first section of the harbour was opened in September 1967. -In the years following inauguration, Hanstholm has developed to become Denmark's largest landing place for consumer fish of the highest quality. Fishing vessels from 12 different nations land their catches at Hanstholm. -The harbour is supplied with app. 60.000 tons of fresh fish yearly, half of which is landed by foreign vessels. Every year the harbour is visited by app. 35.000 fishing vessels.
Hapag-Lloyd AG.Hapag-Lloyd Group, which is clearly focused on the growth markets of transport and logistics, includes Hapag-Lloyd Container Line, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, VTG-Lehnkering, Pracht Freight Forwarding and Algeco. Hapag-Lloyd Group has 9,000 employees and achieves annual sales of about 4 billion Euros (2001). Majority shareholder is Preussag Group in Hanover.
Hapag-Lloyd Container Line
Hapag-Lloyd Container Line is one of the global suppliers of worldwide door-to-door container transport services, offering its customers complex logistical services along the transport chain, as well as comprehensive service packages. Its 3,200 employees working in about 250 sales and logistics offices in over 90 countries ensure that customers' merchandise is routed fast and reliably to almost anywhere in the world. They are supported by IT systems that set standards in the sector. Hapag-Lloyd Container Line's 30 containerships as well as numerous chartered vessels operate primarily on the main routes Europe-Asia, Europe-North America and North America-Asia. Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is the leading supplier of cruises in German-speaking countries, offering a wide product range. Its ships Europa (5 star plus), Hanseatic (5 star), Bremen (4 star) and Columbus (3 star) operate in various market segments, providing cruises all over the world. The fleet also includes the oceangoing sailing ships Sea Cloud and Sea Cloud II as well as various river cruise vessels. The flagship of the fleet is the "Europa", which entered service in September 1999.
Heinrich Hanno & Co BV
Heinrich Hanno will provide a suitable ship or, as required, space on a part-cargo basis for any category of cargo. The company charter a full range of coasters, barges and ocean-going vessels, annually transporting 5 million tons of cargo world-wide. Ships chartered by the company ply the Rhine, Moselle, Neckar, Main and the Danube, as well as the North German canals.
Herning shipping a.s.
The shipping company's first vessel, which was a new ship, was launched in 1963. The fleet has since been expanded and renewed continuously. Today it totals 10 units of which the latest new ship was delivered in August 1999. The company also covers worldwide chartering of management tonnage and time-chartered tonnage, totalling the operation and marketing of approx. 30 units of which 10 are owned by the company itself. Since 1995 herning shipping a.s. has been a co-owner of the ships agency office Arned Agencies b.v. in Rotterdam and in 1998 it was one of the co-founders of Royal Arctic Tankers A/S in Nuuk.
We offer Regular Full Container Load Service from New York, Baltimore, Norfolk, Charleston, Savannah, New Orleans and Houston to Ports and Inland Points in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Scandinavia, Africa, Mauritius, Indonesia, and AustralAsia. Intermodal Rates from U.S. Inland Points are also available. We also weekly sailings for Full Container Load shipments from Savannah, Norfolk, New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, Oakland and Long Beach to Hong Kong, Kobe, Xiamen, Yantian, Yokohama, Shanghai, Dalian, Qinqdao, Xingang, Ningbo, Fuzhou, Huangpu, Lianyungang, Manila, Singapore, Bangkok, Jakarta and Port Kelang. Intermodal Rates from U.S. Inland Points are also available. Oncarriage service is available to Osaka, Quanzhou, Shantou, Changsha, Chenglingji, Chongqing, Nanjing, Nantong, Wenzhou, Wuhan, Wuhu, Yueyang, Zhangjiagang, Zhenjiang, Yangzhou, Taizhou, Changshu, Xinfeng, Xintang, Xiaolan, Sanshan, Huada, Lianhuashan, Nansha, Beijao, Foshan, Jiaoxin, Jiangmen, Zhuhai, Taiping, Machong, Jiujiang, Xinhui, Taishan, Sanshui, Gaoming, Heshan, Doumen, Wanzai, Macau, Yangjiang, Zhaoqing, Liudu, Yunfu, Qingyuan, Haikou, Wuzhou, Beihai, Fangcheng, Rongqi, Zongshan, Chiwan, Mawan, Shekou, Zhanjiang, Sanbu, Semarang and Surabaya. Less than Container Load Service is available from Ports and Points across the U.S.A. to Ports and Points around the Globe including Central & South America, the Middle East, Africa, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the Canary Islands, Mediterranean, Australia, New Zealand, the Far East, Southeast Asia, and the Philippines.
Holland America Line
Holland America Line has 11 luxury ships sailing more than 280 ports of call and scenic cruising destinations on all seven continents, including Antarctica.
Hongkong Salvage & Towage Company
With an average age of just six years, Hongkong Salvage & Towage's Japan-built tug fleet of 19 vessels, totalling 66,000 BHP, is Hong Kong's largest. Working in the world's busiest container port, our harbour fleet averages up to 100 tug movements a day, while our salvage tugs are on standby to offer emergency support whenever and wherever it is needed. Unique in Hong Kong, our seven ocean-going multi-purpose tugs actively seek employment overseas, and have worked throughout the Asia-Pacific region and in the Middle East and Caribbean, on both short and long term contract.
Hoverspeed rules the waves with its superb fleet of seacat and superseacat fast ferries, giving you a journey that is all about speed, style and service. There’s no faster sea crossing to France and Belgium, with services from Dover to Calais and Ostend and from Newhaven to Dieppe. The Company carries around 2.5 million passengers and over 500,000 vehicles across the Channel to Europe each year. Hoverspeed operates a unique fleet of high-speed catamaran and monohull car ferries. In 2002 Hoverspeed operates a fleet of three Seacat catamarans on the prime Dover – Calais route, crossing in just under one hour with up to 17 daily departures during the peak season. Hoverspeed is also the only high-speed operator from Newhaven to Dieppe. The Company reinstated this popular direct link to Normandy in April 1999. Hoverspeed will operate a Superseacat monohull high speed ferry with a crossing time of around two hours, with up to three return sailings operating daily in the peak period. Hoverspeed also operates the only cross-Channel link between the UK and Belgium, with a high speed Seacat from Dover to Ostend. The 81 metre Seacat , ‘Diamant’ provides two return daily departures with a crossing time of around two hours.
HUAL - Hцegh-Ugland Auto Liners AS
HUAL, a joint venture between Hцegh & Co., and Ugland International Holdings, dedicated solely to providing the finest Roll On / Roll Off service in the world, offers: 18 state-of-the-art owned vessels plus an extensive chartered fleet can handle not only automobile but virtually anything on wheels up to five meters in height and 150 tonnes in weight. Direct Service from New York to Europe (Amsterdam, Bremerhaven, Antwerp, Le Havre). Direct Service from New York to the Mediterranean and Middle East (Valencia, Beirut, Jeddah, Muscat, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Dammam, Bahrain, Doha). Through Bill of Lading from Canada available to all destinations.
Huap Choon Chemical & Shipping Pte Ltd
Huap Choon was established in Singapore in 1965. We were one of the pioneers in Singapore Bunkering industry. Today, our scope of activities not only encompasses bunkering, it also includes Clean Petroleum Products and Chemical transportation from port to port around the world, Ship Management and Ship Agency. Huap Choon's chemical tankers are fully equipped with stainless steel and epoxy coated tanks. Each vessel has 19 compartments which enable vessel to carry 19 different cargoes at the same time. Every tank has its own independent and segregated pumps which greatly reduced the chances of cargo contamination.
Huelin Renouf Shipping
Whether your requirement is a single parcel or a full container load, Huelin-Renouf Shipping, the experts in bringing goods of all descriptions into the Channel Islands since 1935, will take care of it rapidly and efficiently. As a shipper of general and consolidated cargo, Huelin-Renouf Services has established a regular customer base now exceeding two thousand clients. Cargo is received and stowed into containers or onto open flats, the collective term being units. Operating out of their own purpose-built warehouse on St Helier’s Victoria Quay, Huelin-Renouf Services was the first carrier in the Channel Islands to be awarded the internationally recognised BS EN ISO9002 quality assurance for groupage freight forwarding and are major distributors for many national operators in the Channel Islands.
Hyundai Merchant Marine
Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), founded in 1976, has grown to become one of the worlds largest multi-modal marine transportation companies, commanding over 119 ships as of January 2002. The fleet includes full container carriers, LNG carriers, oil tankers, pure car carriers, bulk carriers, and others. HMM employs 4,566 personnel - 982 domestic, 1,958 shipboard and 1,626 overseas. THe organization has 3 Headquarters, 14 overseas subsidiaries and approximately 70 offices and branches all over the world. It is HMM's endeavor to preserve the marine environment, ensure the safety of ships, and provide the best transportation services. HMM is certified ISO 14001, ISM tt and ISO 9002 certified.
Ignazio Messina & C. SpA
The vessels of Ignazio Messina & C. SpA have been offering for over seventy years secure, rapid and reliable shipping connections between southern Europe and the major Countries of the Mediterranean basin, Africa, The Middle East and the Indian Sub-Continent. Linea Messina is thus like a real bridge over the ocean, ensuring quick transport of all kinds of commodities.
Intermarine is the managing agent for Industrial Maritime Carriers (USA), Industrial Maritime Carriers (Bahamas), and Intermarine’s Venezuelan affiliate Linea Naviera Paramaconi. Collectively we are the most dynamic and most likely the largest project cargo carrier in the world. Success in project cargo transportation requires a special blend of resources and business approach. To meet the unique requirements that almost every project has, the carrier must be both active and astute in the world vessel charter market, as well as a most efficient manager of voyage and cargo handling expense on a world-wide basis. The carrier must also have an operating approach that is based on matching the right equipment and resources to move specific cargoes.
Interorient Navigation Co. Ltd
Since 1979, Interorient Navigation Co. has developed into one of the leading shipmanagement companies in Cyprus with currently about 230 shore-based employees and over 2.500 well-trained and experienced seamen on board the vessels under management. INC is managing and operating a sizeable fleet of modern double hull product tankers. The Company has successfully passed office audits and on board inspections for its office and shipboard procedures and QA system for the product tanker fleet, and has obtained approvals from all major oil companies. The chartering/sale & purchase department of INC is currently responsible for all chartering needs and operational tasks of the fleet. The vessels are employed under short, medium or long term Time Charter contracts with first class Charterers. The full management fleet consists of modern double hull product tankers, container ships ranging from 300 TEU up to 3.000 TEU capacity, multi-purpose/Lo-Ro and Ro-Ro vessels, timber carriers, passenger ferries, submersible dock vessels and bulk carriers.
Intership Ltd. provide offshore DP construction / supply / accommodation and crane vessel services to the oil & gas offshore industry. We are operators of offshore vessels, located in world wide positions, providing services for operators and contractors dealing with offshore exploration, production and construction, including platform and pipeline maintenance contracts. Clients include world class operators such as Saipem, Saibos, Elf, Shell and Mobil.
Irish Ferries is Ireland's largest ferry company operating between Ireland and Britain and Ireland and Continental Europe. It is a division of Irish Continental Group plc which is publicly quoted on both the Dublin and London Stock Exchanges. Irish Ferries prides itself on having the most modern fleet on the Irish Sea. On March 21st 2001 we launched the World's largest Car Ferry "Ulysses" sailing between Holyhead and Dublin 4 times a day. Our other Cruise Ferries include the Isle of Inishmore, the Normandy as well as our high speed ferry the Jonathan Swift. Last year Irish Ferries carried over 1.8 million passengers on their chosen routes between Ireland, Britain and France.
Iver Ships AS
Iver Ships has commercial control of a large, modern fleet of 24 tanker vessels, ranging from 17,000 dwt to 45,000 dwt. All vessels have been selected for their suitability to the trade and are built, maintained and operated in accordance with the highest international industry standards. The majority of our vessels are equipped with double hull or double bottom, with segregated ballast tanks and the average age of the fleet is 7 years. Together with our associated companies, Brostrцm, Royal Vopak and Vroon, we have access to a full range of distribution resources ranging from trucks, barges and shore tanks, to ocean going tank vessels.
J. Lauritzen A/S
The shipping company J. Lauritzen A/S, also known as JL, is a Danish shipping company which operates on a global basis. Within its three business areas LauritzenCool AB, Lauritzen Kosan A/S and Lauritzen Bulkers A/S, J. Lauritzen is today among the leading companies on the international shipping market. Lauritzen Kosan is one of the world's leading transporters of LPG and petrochemical products. The company is strongly customer-oriented and operates a sizeable and flexible fleet. LauritzenCool, together with ReeferShip are the world's largest operators of specialised refrigerated vessels. The LauritzenCool's base fleet, of more than 90 modern pallet reefer vessels between 266,000 and 760,000 cbft capacity, is operated in almost all major reefer trades worldwide. Lauritzen Bulkers A/S, an internationally recognised shipowner and vessel operator, is engaged in the deepsea bulk trade operating a fleet of modern, geared and grab-fitted bulk carriers.
J. Ray McDermott
J. Ray McDermott (JRM), a subsidiary of McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE:MDR), is a leading worldwide marine construction company. It operates facilities around the world for the fabrication of onshore and offshore structures. Its EPCI and project management services include design, fabrication, transportation and installation of new and refurbished bottom-founded offshore platforms. JRM is a leading installer of offshore pipelines for the oil and natural gas industry.
JRM operates a diversified fleet of vessels for the marine construction industry. Most of our primary vessels are combination derrick and lay barges, making the fleet one of the most versatile in the world. Our global fleet is located in the Gulf of Mexico, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, the North Sea, and West Africa.
Kawasaki "K Line"Kisen Kaisha, Ltd
The logistics services of the "K" Line Group are provided in close cooperation with Kawasaki Kinkai Kisen for marine transportation; Taiyo Nippon Kisen for ship holding; Daito Corporation/ Nitto Total Logistics and Japan Express Transportation Co., Ltd. for stevedoring, terminal operation and trucking; International Transportation Service for US container terminal operations; "K" Line Air Service mainly for air cargo forwarding; and other group companies. Overseas, we have almost completed a switch from agency contracts to "K" Line subsidiaries for more practical and effective control over ship operation and marketing in the key areas. For example, in North America we have "K" Line America, Inc., in Europe "K" Line (Europe) Ltd., and in China "K" Line (Hong Kong) Ltd. for the coordination of all shipping agencies.
Kent Line International Limited is one of Canada’s most diversified shipping companies. The North Atlantic. The Mediterranean. The Caribbean, South and Central America. Kent Line makes it easy to reach your customer by providing reliable and cost-effective services in these shipping lanes – on a regular basis. Kent Line has a standard of service that has enabled us to become ISO 9002/ISM certified.
Kuwait Oil Tanker Co
KOTC was founded in April 1957, by a group of Kuwaiti pioneer investors, who had a vision of how important sea borne transportation would be for the development of oil industry and how essential it becomes to exploit and discover oil in Kuwait. As Oil becomes the major source of energy and the world demands increased substantially, its transport in crude, refined and liquefied product forms did indeed develop into an important part of the marketing activity. Thus in 1976, the government decided to become a partner to KOTC with a 49 % share capital, thereby providing a b and vital boost to its development. When Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) was established in January 1980, KOTC assumed responsibility for the transportation sector of KPC.
Leif Hцegh & Co ( LHC )
Leif Hцegh & Co (LHC) is one of the leading shipping companies in Norway with headquarters situated in Oslo. The company is a major participant in the international shipping industry. LHC is engaged, directly or through subsidiary companies, in the following shipping segments: 1. Car carriers 2. Liquid natural gas carriers 3. Dry bulk vessels 4. Ship management 5. Reefer trade (as owner). LHC and its affiliated companies operate a fleet of about 40 technologically advanced vessels and own or partly own 57 vessels. The company employs approximately 2000 seafarers on board the vessels and 380 people on shore.
Lithuanian Shipping Company (LISCO)
AB "LISCO BALTIC SERVICE" was registered in June 2001 after reorganization and sale of about 76 percent of the shares of LITHUANIAN SHIPPING COMPANY founded in 1969. AB "LISCO BALTIC SERVICE" owns, manages and operates 6 Ro-Ro / Pax ferries and 6 multipurpose dry cargo vessels. The company's ferries operate on Klaipeda-Kiel, Klaipeda-Mukran, Klaipeda-Ahus and Klaipeda-Karlshamn lines.
In September 2001 Lloyd Triestino’s management and operating standards were approved by Det Norske Veritas as conforming to the international quality management system standard ISO 9001:2000. This achievement rewards Lloyd Triestino’s extensive efforts to develop a quality management system that fully reflects its commitment to customer service, continuous improvement, efficiency and cost control. The success encountered in restarting the transpacific activity has encouraged Lloyd Triestino to increase its commitment in this trade lane. In March 2002, the China-West Coast of North America service has been upgraded by using two separate loops to link China both with the Pacific South West (CPS) and the Pacific North West (CPN) ports. The participation in the remaining transpacific services has been strengthened and the co-operation with other major carriers has been improved.
Lys-Line's business concept is to provide door/door transport solutions based on containerised and break bulk cargo to the European industry. Lys-Line operates liner services between: Norway/Sweden/Denmark and UK/Ireland/Germany/Holland/Belgium/Spain/Portugal/Eastern Mediterranean. Lys-Line is also active in European short-sea trade and owns/operates a fleet of about 20 modern dry cargo vessels, 2.500 – 7.250 dwt, and about 2.200 containers. Lys-Line (former Simonsen & Slang AS) was established in 1970. Our head office is situated in Oslo, and we have own offices in UK, Holland, Belgium and Ireland. The Lys-Line Group employs all together 160 people, and has a yearly turnover of NOK 600 mill.
Maersk Sealand is one of the largest liner shipping companies in the world serving customers all over the globe. More than 250 container vessels and 800,000 containers ensure a reliable and comprehensive worldwide coverage. Our feeder vessels, as well as, our trucks and dedicated trains allow us to offer a unique concept of door-to-door services.
Malaysia International Shipping Corp Berhad (MISC)
Malaysia International Shipping Corporation Berhad (MISC) is the leading national shipping line of Malaysia. It is listed on the Main Board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange with the largest shareholder being Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), the national oil conglomerate of Malaysia with 62.44 % equity. The principal business of the Corporation consist of ship-operating and other activities related to shipping. With a modern and well-diversified fleet of 124 vessels and a combined tonnage of more than 4.6 million DWT, MISC provides reliable, efficient and competitive shipping services both locally and internationally. Its vessels are manned by experienced shipping professionals using the latest information and logistics systems. MISC is a specialist in the carriage of LNG . 13 LNG carriers,10 with a lifting capacity of 130,000 cubic metres of LNG, shuttle between the gas fields in Sarawak to Japan to serve a long term charter with Malaysia LNG. The Corporation's varied fleet of 52 bulk carriers consist of 11 panamaxes, 40 handymaxes and 1 multipurpose bulk carriers. These are engaged in worldwide cross trading on voyage or time charters carrying grain, wood chip, coal, ores, fertilizers, steel and forestry products. MISC also provides liner services through its 27 container ships which call regularly at ports in Europe, Mediterranean, South Africa, Gulf,Australia, New Zealand, East Asia and South East Asia.
Maritrans owns and operates a diverse fleet of over 25 oil tankers, tugs, and barges, the largest with capacity over 418,000 barrels. Maritrans transports more oil every year than any other marine carrier in the U.S. coastwise trade. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, our vessels move over 7 billion gallons of crude oil and petroleum products along the eastern seaboard and across the Gulf of Mexico.
Martha's Vineyard Ferry
Start your vacation sooner by avoiding Cape Cod traffic on the Ferry M/V Schamonchi. Sail aboard the 640 passenger Ferry M/V Schamonchi. Travel is available seven days a week between the historic New Bedford waterfront and Oak Bluffs on the beautiful island of Martha's Vineyard. Sail in comfort on the well-appointed three decks with rest rooms and concession area. The one-and-a-half-hour cruise will afford you time to relax on deck chairs while enjoying the scenery through the Elizabeth Islands and Woods Hole Passage to Oak Bluffs Harbor.
Massachusetts Bay Lines
Massachusetts Bay Lines operates year round from Rowes Wharf in downtown Boston. We are a family owned company and have been in business since 1963. Boston Steamship Company does almost all of our public cruises and Beantown Whale Watch does all of our whale watch tours. Our PUBLIC cruises sail May through October with a few special holiday cruises during the off-season. With eight (8) vessels, we do private charter service year round for such events as corporate outings, private dinner cruises, weddings, school proms, college parties, birthday & anniversary parties, bar mitzvahs, etc. We also operate a commuter boat service from Hingham to Boston Monday - Friday.
Matson Navigation Company
Founded in 1882 and incorporated in 1901, Matson is one of the leading U.S. domestic ocean carriers. Matson is the principal carrier of containerized freight and automobiles between the U.S. Pacific Coast and Hawaii, Guam and the mid-Pacific. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California and also has offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Guam, Hilo (Hawaii), Honolulu, Kahului (Maui), Kansas City, Los Angeles, Nawiliwili (Kauai), Oakland, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd - MOL formed The New World Alliance (TNWA) with American President Lines (APL) of the United States and Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) of South Korea in early 1998. Since then, we've launched about 100 of the world's largest, fastest containerships to serve transpacific, Asia/Europe, and transatlantic routes, offering a global service network and increased service frequencies. As a result, we have achieved the shortest transit times in the shipping industry, making our TNWA service the most competitive in the world. Since 2001, we have continued to upgrade our fleet with the addition of large, advanced new containerships. MOL owns eight container terminals, not only in Japan but also in key ports around the world: Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Kobe, Los Angeles, Oakland, Seattle, and Bangkok.
Monsted Chartering A/S
We have been covering all spheres of shipping during the past years, such as general World-Wide Chartering of anysize and type of vessel ranging from 600 to 75.000 ts, on excl. basis resp. as competitive brokers. This included also the excl. management of a substancial number of drycargo-vessels, RORO's and tankers. For several years the company has been general Scandinavian Agents for various major liner-services to Middle-East, with a turnover of more than 75.000 freighttons per month. Also we have been acting as exclusive brokers on behalf of a great number of major traders and merchants World-Wide, mainly engaged in steel, agriprods, seeds, chems, ferts as well as defence-equipment etc as per below.
Furthermore the company is specialising in the transport of awkward cargo, heavylift, project-biz., with very close relations to a good number of Owners operating within this field. Likewise last few years have concentrated heavily on RORO-trade, enjoying excellent and close relations to a great deal of major Owners/Operators and Charterers. Finally please note that we are one of the leading specialist on the transport of IMO-classified material, defence-equipment, arms, ammunitions, explosives, tanks/aircrafts etc, serving most major merchants, traders, Govermental bodies etc. World-Wide. We operate with modern fancy coasters, fitted for and aquainted with the transport of such dangerous and/or delicate commodities.
Since 1951 Montemar has been serving international liner shipping trades from its base in Montevideo, Uruguay. It is a major force in the two trades it serves from the East Coast of South America. One to Northern Europe and the other to the United States, East Coast and Gulf, Mexico and Central America (where it trades under the name of Pan-American Independent Line). Recently the services have been augmented with connections to/from Mexico and Central America. Although Montemar is of a creative and independent nature, the requirements of international liner shipping dictate that ever larger ships, offering economies of scale, are used in order to allow lines to operate as efficiently as possible. In common with all shipping lines, this has necessitated Montemar forming partnerships with other reputable companies to operate fleets of modern, sophisticated vessels. By this method Montemar remains both price competitive as well as offering the frequency and high quality service levels required by ever more demanding customers, whilst at the same time preserving completely its commercial identity and direct relationships with its broad customer base. Notwithstanding the global size of some of its partners, Montemar controls significant or controlling interests in these partnerships ensuring that the interests of its customers are always paramount in decision making.
Mormac Marine Group
Moran Towing Corp - Over the course of its nearly 150 year history, Moran has grown from a company whose founding mission was to provide docking services to sailing ships into a major corporate provider of maritime services. The cornerstone of this growth has been a long standing reputation for reliable, efficient service, achieved through a combination of first rate people and first class equipment. The company has steadily expanded and diversified, and today it offers a broad range of capabilities and serves the most ports of any operator in the eastern United States. The company currently owns and operates 96 tugs and 30 barges. To ensure the efficiency and growth of its fleet, Moran maintains an ongoing program of high tech tractor tug construction. Its newest vessels—especially its Z-drive tractor tugs use state-of-the-art propulsion technology to enhance the fleet's versatility and environmental compliance. Interlake Steamship Company - What started with a 13/20ths interest in the 1700-ton Steamer, V. H. Ketchum has grown into a fleet that includes the largest ship on the Great Lakes, the M. V. Paul R. Tregurtha at 1013.5 feet in length.
National Iranian Tanker
National Iranian Tanker Company is One of the progressive shipping company worldwide. NITC is leading company in the middle east in certification and implementation safety and qualified Management systems. NITC fleet, prominent among OPEC members, consist of 27 owned vessels with an approximate total capacity of 4.3 million deadweight tons, comprising of 2 ULCCS, 7 VLCCS, 1 LPG and 8 Product Carriers. In addition, the company owns some 25 offshore boats of various kinds - namely tug boats; maintenance, supply, crew, bunkering and mooring boats.
Neptune Orient Lines Ltd (NOL)
The NOL Group today provides services in more than 100 countries and operates one of the largest containership and Aframax tanker fleets worldwide. It is also the largest shipping company listed on the Singapore Exchange with a market capitalization of S$0.84 billion as of 22 October 2002. As part of its core business activity, the NOL Group operates a network of container transportation services on major international trade routes. In November 1997, NOL’s container transportation division merged with APL Ltd to create one of the world’s largest container shipping lines. The new entity now operates under the APL brand name. Apart from container transportation in the trans-Pacific, Asia-Europe, trans-Atlantic, Latin America, intra-Asia and Australia markets, NOL also provides supply chain management services for international shippers through its subsidiary, APL Logistics. NOL also provides worldwide chartering services in the liquid and dry-bulk trades. Its fleet of tankers and bulk carriers ply world-wide, transporting wet and dry-bulk commodities on contacts of affreightment, long-term period charters, spot and voyage charters. Its wholly-owned subsidiary, American Eagle Tankers Inc. Limited, operates one of the largest fleets of double-hulled tankers in the U.S. Gulf and Caribbean. The NOL Group’s well-diversified fleet of modern and young vessels comprises large and small containerships, crude and product tankers, and dry-bulk carriers. Backed by a team of dedicated shore and sea crew, this young fleet gives the NOL Group a competitive edge in terms of reliability, speed and efficiency.
Nesskip hf. was established as a shipping company in 1974 led by Captain Gudmundur Бsgeirsson who has been the managing director since the company began operation. Nesskip provides a wide range of shipping-related services as shipowners, ship brokers, port agents and transport and chartering consultants. Nesskip is a BIMCO member and the third largest shipping company in Iceland with clients all over the world.
Northern Transportation Company Ltd ( NTCL )
Northern Transportation Company Limited (NTCL) is Canada's only pan-Arctic marine operator, providing cost-effective, reliable and comprehensive marine transportation and related services throughout Northern Canada and the Arctic. It is the principal transportation link for the movement of bulk petroleum products and dry cargo to communities, oil and gas exploration sites and defence installations across the North. Terminals located in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and at Churchill, Manitoba serve NTCL's vast marine system. In addition to the transportation of bulk and dry cargo, NTCL offers a complete range of integrated logistic support services.
The Cat is the fastest car ferry in North America! Carrying up to 900 passengers and 240 cars across the Gulf of Maine at highway speeds from late May to mid October The Cat makes the crossing up to twice daily providing the best way between Maine and Nova Scotia. Designed for ocean conditions, the Cat glides smoothly over the water and cuts a six-hour journey on a traditional car ferry down to two hours and 45 minutes. The Cat saves its passengers a full day's driving between Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, and Bar Harbor, Maine, (over 600 miles or 1000 kilometers) which means an extra day of vacation. Northumberland Ferries sail from Wood Islands, PEI, and Caribou, NS, nine times daily in peak season. The journey takes about 75 minutes. The Princess of Acadia will save you 582 driving kilometres from Saint John to Digby.
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL)
The addition of Freestyle Cruising has revolutionized the vacation experience. Norwegian Cruise Line's fleet of modern ships have been designed to provide guests with the utmost in comfort, safety and personal enjoyment. All are new or recently refurbished and incorporate such unique and trendsetting features as an Internet cafe for those wishing to go online at sea. A wide range of dining choices, award-winning Broadway shows and a friendly international staff create a superb vantage point from which to explore the world.
Norwegian Shipowners Association
The Norwegian Shipowners' Association is a national organization with the objective of promoting its members' interests in the fields of trade and industry and related employers' issues. The main task is to ensure competitive terms and conditions for Norwegian shipping companies and offshore contractors, both nationally and internationally. NORWAYS 30 LARGEST SHIPPING COMPANIES, AS PER JANUARY 2002 This list comprises Norways 30 largest shipping companies with foreign-going tonnage.
Otto A. Mьller Schiffahrt GmbH starts with the employment of initially only 2 ships and a few contract cargoes. With three experienced Chartering brokers looking after these two vessels they produce fantastic results despite the depressed shipping market. Already in 1998 OAM takes delivery of two new ships of 3.500 t from Slovenskй Lodenice a.s. Komбrno (Slovakia) the MV's "Eva Maria Mьller" and "Monika Mьller". In early 1999 further two sisterships are ordered at the same yard for delivery in the subsequent year. The Kossovo war leads to a blockage of the danube in former Jugoslavia cutting off the shipyard from the Black Sea were all ships have to be delivered and raising a question Mark over the delivery of a further ship that was destined to commence a time charter with a sister company in November of the same year.
O T Africa Line ( OTAL )
OT Africa Line operates a worldwide shipping service to and from every major port between Nouakchott in Mauritania and Lobito in Angola. As West Africa specialists, we are well versed in handling all the pre-shipment, documentary, Customs clearance and on-carriage formalities necessary to ensure timely, safe and secure delivery of consignments throughout West Africa. OTAL has restructured its service schedule in a bid to avoid port congestion and provide better access to improve sailing frequencies. This means that OTAL can offer a weekly service to 80% of our African port range.
Oasis Ship Management LLC
Oasis Ship Management LLC - Dubai U.A.E, commenced it's activities as Ship Managers and Marine Consultants in 1997. Although still young as a Company, OSM has already gained the reputation of being a highly reliable and professional unit that offers quality and cost effective solutions. Our strength lies in the unique blend of experience and youth, dynamism and vision, tradition and innovativeness - all the right ingredients to create masters in the art and science of Ship Management. Totally committed to Quality, OSM successfully implemented a comprehensive "Quality, Safety and Environment Protection" programme covering all aspects of Ship Management, Technical Services and Marine Consultancy in record time. This programme has accounted for IMO/ISM tt certification and accreditation of ISO 9001:1994. With competitive and cost effective packages that are tailor made and individualised to meet the client's requirements, OSM has added a new dimension to the concept of Ship Management.
OLDENDORFF CARRIERS, the German shipowner and cargo operator. We employ about 3,300 people in shipping and shipbuilding. Around 55 million tons of bulk and unitized cargoes are carried annually and we usually operate around 170 ships, half of which are owned. Around 55 million tons of bulk and unitized cargo are carried each year. OLDENDORFF CARRIERS usually operate around 170 ships, half of which are owned. The owned fleet has an average age of 9 years and contains bulkcarriers, conveyor belt selfunloaders, multipurpose ships and open hatch box shaped vessels. Shipbuilding is carried out through our subsidiary FLENSBURGER Schiffbau-Gesellschaft. OLDENDORFF is also engaged in real estate and farming.
Orient Overseas Container Lines ( OOCL )
Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL), a public company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. OOCL is one of the world's largest integrated international container transportation, logistics and terminal companies and, is one of Hong Kong's most recognised global brands, providing customers with fully integrated logistics and containerized transportation services, with a network encompassing Asia, Europe, North America and Australasia. OOCL is one of the world's leading container transport and logistics service providers, with 160 offices in 50 countries, employing over 4,000 staff globally.
Orient Ship Management Norway AS
The OSM Group is engaged in ship management. Among our services are technical management, crew management, commercial management, new-building supervision and marine consultancy. The OSM Group employs more than 4000 seafarers from some 30 nations. We attract and develop the best seamen in the industry. From our head office in Arendal, Norway, and from our offices around the world, we are managing 206 vessels of all types, trading worldwide.
Pan Ocean Shipping
Since initiating Korea - U.S West Coast service in 1977, we have greatly expanded the scope of our service in terms of port calls, types of cargo and menus of scheduling options. In addition to regularly scheduled service between all major ports in the Far East, Southeast Asia and North and South America, current service now includes routine coverage of shipments originating from remote islands in Indonesia and Malaysia to ports in Central America, the Caribbean Sea and Great Lakes. We are particulary adept at safely transporting all types of project cargoes, yachts and just about any type of breakbulk parcels you have to ship. With at least 10 convenient monthly sailings of variously sized, modern vessels, we likewise excel in the carriage of steel and wood products. Owned Fleet : 64 Ships Chartered Fleet : About 200 Ships at any given time
P&O European Ferries
P&O Ferries is a new company combining the services of what were previously P&O North Sea Ferries, P&O Stena Line, and P&O Portsmouth. On the North Sea, P&O Ferries operates a fleet of 9 ships covering passenger and freight routes between the ports of Rotterdam Europoort in Holland and Zeebrugge in Belgium and Hull and Teesport in the UK.
P&O Nedlloyd Container Line, one of the premier global shipping lines and international logistics provider, is a joint 50:50 joint venture between Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company and Royal Nedlloyd NV. P&O Nedlloyd is the world's second largest container shipping company by capacity operating with 166 vessels, totalling 782,977 teu. P&O Nedlloyd's global liner network offers 76 routes and 249 direct call ports. Since its formation in December 1996, P&O Nedlloyd has increased its volume by over 40 per cent and continues to build solidly for the future. In 2001, P&O Nedlloyd's turnover was US$4.7 billion. These elements, combined with well-developed feeder lines, extensive inland transport capabilities and first-rate port facilities, form the base of our product.
Port Aransas Ferry
The Port Aransas Ferry System provides FREE marine transportation service seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day. The ride connects Mustang Island and Port Aransas Texas with the mainland via Aransas Pass. The number of ferry boats in service at the same time depends on demand. Each of the six large vessels are identical in construction and design. The vessels carry twenty regular passenger vehicles on each trip. Each boat can move 100 vehicles per hour.
Powell Duffryn Ports and Shipping Group
Powell Duffryn Ports and Shipping Group operates from over 40 locations around the UK and employs 1,400 people. Its services range from port and wharf ownership through distribution, warehousing, agency and forwarding. Powell Duffryn Shipping – Cory Brothers Shipping Limited was founded over 150 years ago and provides ships' agency, liner agency, freight forwarding and other port services from offices at all major ports. It represents both national and independent ship owners and covers most of the world's key trade routes.Transport and Distribution - Powell Duffryn Ports and Shipping has over 3 million square feet of warehousing from Southampton in the South to Northumberland in the North, together with substantial generalist and specialist transport fleets. It provides integrated distribution services to a wide range of customers.
Precious Shipping Public Company Ltd. ( PSL )
Precious Shipping Public Company Ltd. ( PSL ) is a pure dry cargo ship-owner operating in the small handy size sector of the Tramp freight market. This segment is extremely fragmented & characterised by companies owning 2 or 3 ships. PSL’s 30 ship fleet makes it one of the largest, if not the single largest, company in the world operating in this segment.
Princess Cruises is part of P&O Princess Cruises plc, one of the largest international cruise companies, which consists of six of the top cruise brands around the globe -- Princess Cruises, P&O Cruises and Swan Hellenic in the United Kingdom, Aida Cruises and Seetours which offer vacations for the German market, and P&O Cruises in Australia. Headquartered in London, P&O Princess Cruises is listed on the New York and London stock exchanges with the stock symbol "POC."
Rising from modest beginnings in 1965 with one ship cruising to Mexico, Princess has grown to be one of the largest cruise lines in the world. Today, its fleet of 10 ships carries more than 700,000 passengers each year to more worldwide destinations than any other major cruise line. Princess was catapulted to stardom in 1977 when it became the sea-going star of "The Love Boat" television series, which introduced millions of viewers to the still-new concept of a sea-going vacation. The company name and famous "seawitch" logo have remained synonymous with cruising ever since. The company's now famous fleet includes Crown Princess, Dawn Princess, Pacific Princess, Regal Princess, Royal Princess, Sun Princess, Grand Princess, Sea Princess, Ocean Princess and Golden Princess. Five additional new ships will join Princess' fleet by 2004.
Radisson Seven Seas Cruises
Radisson Seven Seas Cruises has grown to a fleet-wide capacity of 2,224 luxury berths with the debut of the 700-guest m/s Seven Seas Mariner, the world's first all-suite, all-balcony suite cruise ship. The line operates and markets the six-star, 490-guest Seven Seas Navigator, the six-star 350-guest ssc Radisson Diamond, and the six-star, distinguished 180-guest m/s Song of Flower. The 320-guest, 19,200-ton m/s Paul Gauguin entered service in Tahiti and French Polynesia in 1998, and is the most deluxe cruise ship ever to be based there year-round. The line also markets select voyages of the five-star, 184-guest m/s Hanseatic, the most luxurious adventure cruise ship in the world. The 700-guest, m/s Seven Seas Voyager, currently under construction, is scheduled for delivery in April 2003. Like the Seven Seas Mariner, she will also be an all-suite, all-balcony vessel.
The Regal Empress carries only 900 passengers. But it carries them in such perfect comfort, its size quickly becomes irrelevant. Here you'll find abundant personal space in an atmosphere that manages to blend exciting new experiences with familiar comforts. You'll find services and amenities that seem somehow to be more accommodating and more personal. You'll find a ship where everybody knows your name. And of course, you'll find all the sensory pleasures you expect. Lavish seven-course meals. Fascinating ports of call. As much entertainment and nightlife as you could possibly want. And so many shipboard activities, you'd have to cruise for weeks to sample them all.
Rigos Chartering, Inc. is involved in the transportation of bulk commodities and sale of vessels. The primary function of the company is to arrange transportation of oil cargoes for the Major Oil companies on a world wide basis. The sizes of the tankers varies from 30,000 MT up to 500,000 MT
Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
Royal Caribbean International's itineraries have journeyed far beyond the picturesque islands of the Caribbean. From the Mediterranean to the Baltics, Asia and Australia, the world's most enchanting, fabled and romantic seaports are our ports of call. Cruising into the new millennium, we continue to lead the cruise industry in innovation. Our first Voyager-class ships Voyager of the Seas debuted on November 21, 1999, and represents the dawn of a new era in cruising. Guests will discover shipboard amenities and adventures never before available on a cruise ship. And that's just the beginning. New ships, exciting new itineraries, and an ongoing commitment to providing the best vacation experience available anywhere - land and sea - make Royal Caribbean let you "Get Out There".
Royal Nedlloyd N.V. is an international logistics services provider based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Royal Nedlloyd's core activity is container logistics through the network of global shipping links of P&O Nedlloyd (turnover 2000: over US $ 4.5 billion), in which Nedlloyd holds a 50% interest. Nedlloyd also holds a 50% interest in Martinair, a charter airline. In recent years, Nedlloyd underwent an extensive and succesful restructuring. Nedlloyd is thus concentrating exclusively on container logistics.
Samer & Co. Shipping
Samer & Co. Shipping, founded a new company specialized in supervising and stevedoring, container control and terminal operations as well as marine surveying. The new company's name is "Port Office" and many local agents are already employing this new firm for their port operations. Samer & Co. Shipping is a member of BIMCO since 1994. The Samer group is operative, with their own agencies, in the Italian ports of Monfalcone, Porto Nogaro, Ravenna and Leghorn, as well as in the Slovenian port of Koper, the Croatian port of Rijeka and the Albanian port of Durres. An efficient network of sub-agents in all Italian ports has been established over the years.
Scotia Prince Cruises
Since 1970, our cruise ships have been Maine's best kept vacation secret. If you're traveling to Nova Scotia from New England or the mid-Atlantic states, sailing across the Gulf of Maine aboard the M/S Scotia Prince cruise ship is the shortest, most relaxing way to go. Because the Scotia Prince can also carry up to 200 vehicles, you can bring your car, van, or RV with you. And the crossing saves over 750 miles of driving - each way!
Seabulk International, Inc. is a leading provider of offshore energy support services to the worldwide oil and gas industry. Seabulk is also a leading provider of marine transportation services in the U.S. market with a fleet of ten petroleum product and chemical tankers, including five double-hulls. Seabulk's harbor tug fleet is one of the country's newest and largest with a concentration in Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, we have been providing benchmark quality service to our customers since 1958, with safety and reliability as the hallmark of our worldwide operations.
Since 1992 Sea Containers has operated SeaCats on high-speed ferry services between Britain and Ireland, halving previous journey times. Apart from their speed, twice that of conventional ferries, SeaCats were the world's first car-carrying catamarans and represented many technological advances, including being driven (at that time) by the world's largest water jets. SeaCat and the Isle of Man Steam Packet Co offer fast ferry crossings across the Irish Sea. Bring your car or travel as a foot passenger, we can connect you, quickly, efficiently and directly, to some of the greatest destinations the UK and Ireland have to offer. The Isle of Man Steam Packet provides freight, passenger and vehicle services between the port of Douglas and four ports in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The aim is to provide consistent services with convenient and fast crossing times and to offer a wide range of promotional fares to the traveling public. Fastcraft and conventional vessels make up a modern fleet providing high levels of onboard service.
SeaScot Marine Management
The Seascot companies, although registered in London, established their operations in Glasgow in 1988 by incorporation of Seascot Shiptrading, followed three years later by Seascot Ship management. Seascot was formed initially to provide management for the trading house of an international bank with a shipping portfolio. Once established it was but a short step to offer ship management services to other owners. From what has come to be regarded as a small to medium sized company Seascot management services are aimed primarily at the smaller specialist owner who requires a bespoke service with a high level of personal contact and continuity of personnel. Whilst maintaining and expanding their management base, Seascot has diversified its activities Into ship owning, shipbroking, ship conversion, port and harbour dredging. Seascot have associate companies in London Hong Kong and Isle of Man.
Sea Swift Pty Ltd commenced operations in Karumba in 1981 introducing a Mothershipping service to support the prawn fishing fleet in the Gulf of Carpentaria. In 1987 the company moved its base to Cairns and established a Northern East Coast Mothershipping and General Cargo Services between Cairns and the Torres Straits. Passenger Services: Travel to Cape York on board MV "Trinity Bay", a passenger carrying cargo vessel which offers a weekly service between Cairns, Bamaga and Thursday Island. General Cargo: Our General Cargo shipping services operate from Cairns to Queensland Northern Ports carrying general freight including dry, refrigerated and frozen goods, vehicles, heavy equipment, building materials, bulk and packaged fuel and oils. Mothershipping: The mothershipping operation, services the fishing fleets in the Gulf of Carpentaria, the Torres Strait and the Northern Queensland coast, carrying fuel and oil, water, stores and spare parts to the fleet and returning frozen product to port.
Seaway Marine Transport
Seaway Marine Transport manages the largest and most versatile fleet of self-unloading vessels and the largest fleet of gearless bulk carriers operating on the Great Lakes, St Lawrence River and the waters of eastern Canada. Seaway Marine Transport is a partnership of Algoma Central Corporation and Upper Lakes Group, Inc. Seaway Marine Transport's modern fleet of ships presently includes 21 self-unloading vessels and 22 gearless bulk cargo vessels. Seaway Marine Transport represents a merger of two prior partnerships of Algoma Central Corporation and Upper Lakes Group Inc. called Seaway Self Unloaders and Seaway Bulk Carriers. These partnerships have been in existence since 1990, in the case of Seaway Bulk Carriers and 1994, in the case of Seaway Self Unloaders. The merger of the two partnerships and the creation of Seaway Marine Transport was effective January 2, 2000. The versatility of Seaway Marine Transport's fleet is a function not only of the size of the fleet but also the variety of unique vessel configurations which allow Seaway Marine Transport to accommodate almost every bulk shipping requirement. Within the fleet are 650' self-unloading vessels with bow discharge booms that enhance access at small ports. Also in the fleet are unique "reclaimer type" vessels which can self-unload non-free flowing bulk cargoes as well as the traditional "hopper type" self-unloaders for free-flowing bulk commodities. Vessel cargo capacities range from 18,000 tonnes to 34,000 tonnes.
Shell Shipping - STASCO
A cargo-transfer operation on behalf of the Group is completed every ten minutes. Management and/or manning services are provided for more than 40 vessels, from 10,000 deadweight product carriers up to 300,000 deadweight very large crude carriers. Over the past decade STASCO has successfully completed 450,000 million tonne sea miles of liquified natural gas transportation. We procure more than one million tonnes of bunkers a year and work with shipping agents in some 250 ports. In the last three years alone, STASCO's Shipping division has provided consultancy advice in over 40 countries. It has been engaged in dialogue with a high proportion of the world’s tanker ship owners. Shipping can call on a large pool of marine experts to provide advice on a wide range of ship and port projects, adding value to customers' business.
Cruise Line & Silja Line Cargo's cargo units are transported by Silja Line's and SeaWind Line's ships between Finland and Sweden, Finland and Estonia and during the summer months also between Finland and Germany. Silja Line Cargo has approx. 10 departures every day on various routes. Silja Line Cargo carries yearly over 100 000 cargo units.
Silver Sea Cruise
Step across the threshold of Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver Shadow and Silver Whisper and enter a world of relaxed elegance. A yacht-like setting where the service is warm and friendly, the cuisine is superb and all accommodations are ocean-view suites. It is an unprecedented standard of ultra-luxury. Six Star rating two years in a row in Fielding's Guide to Worldwide Cruises. Best Accommodations from Travel Holiday. In Condй Nast Traveler, not only was Silversea Cruises named the "World's Best Cruise Line," but we also topped the list of the 100 best travel destinations around the globe -- a distinction only Silversea Cruises can claim.
Smyril Line Head Office is situated in Tуrshavn, Faroe Islands, Smyril Line branch offices in Denmark, Norway, Iceland and Shetland. General Sales Agents in Sweden, Finland, Germany, Switzerland, Benelux, France and Italy. Smyril Line was established in 1982 with the aim of operating a passenger/vehicle ferry service on the North Atlantic linking Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Scotland/Shetland, Norway and Denmark. The North Atlantic Link has been succesfully operated with our MF. ”Norrцna” 12,000 GRT and a capacity for 1,050 passengers and 300 cars and a service speed of 20 knots. In 1998 Smyril Line established a new department – Smyril Line Cargo with main office in Tуrshavn. The cargo operation for the continent is centred at Hanstholm, where the company has purchased new warehouse accommodation and built new offices and in addition rented extra cargo space at the harbour, which in total cover an area of approx. 4,000 sq. metres. Smyril Line has in addition depots in Kolding – Denmark’s largest cross-roads, connecting the traffic by motorways to South Jutland, Esbjerg, Odense and South Europe. Smyril Line also has acquired cargo sheds at Hedehusene, near Copenhagen from where they will be able to deliver the cargo to all the surrounding area and also access to the Storebelts Bridge and the new bridge over the Шresund to Sweden. All the aforementioned will, we trust, convince all our present and future customers, that Smyril Line is at the forefront when it comes to the transportation of cargo, both by sea and on land, and it is our intention to remain there.
SNCM Sociйtй Nationale Maritime Corse Mйditerranйe
The SNCM has provided the public maritime service to and from Corsica since 1976, and also inherited a very long-running service on the Algeria and Tunisia routes. The SNCM also provides the service to Sardinia on seasonal routes (April to September). Its subsidiary Corsica Marittima serves Italy (Genoa and Livorno) from Corsica (Bastia and Porto Vecchio) between March and September. Now, due to the addition to the fleet of two high speed vessels (NGVs), and a new-generation car-ferry (the Napolйon Bonaparte), the SNCM can provide two very competitive services to Corsica: the "Mini-cruise": Nice-Calvi in 2h 30min and Nice-Bastia in 3h 30min. The SNCM Ferryterranйe also carries out land-based activities of transit brokerage and storage. The mixed freight and passenger roll-on/roll-off cargo vessels are equipped with cabins to accommodate drivers and conveyors in the best conditions of comfort and conviviality.
Speedmark Transportation Ltd
Speedmark Transportation is a leading provider of global logistics and transportation services with offices in over 40 cities throughout the world. Our company headquarters is located in Taipei, Taiwan (certified by ISO 9002 since 1995) with divisional offices throughout the entire island. It has been ranked as one of the top 10 IATA agents for several decades. The Hong Kong office was set up in 1982, and is well established in both air and ocean freight services. In 1997, it began offering logistics services, and today has over 100 people. Founded in 1971, our company's tradition has always been based on the value of hard work and commitment to customer satisfaction. This has accorded us international recognition for being a premier freight management company, as well as the logistics partner for industry leaders in toys, apparel, footwear, electronics and computer industries. Our expansion in China, strategic offices/facilities in North America, Asia and Europe, combined with modern infrastructure and technology, enable us to provide total logistics management solutions for our clients.
Spliethoff was established in 1921 by Johan Frederik Spliethoff who, for many years, successfully worked as a shipbroker specialising in forest products from the Baltic to Western Europe. Today, still an independent company, Spliethoff owns 55 multipurpose Tweendeck vessels ranging in size from 8.000 to 20.000 tonnes and is the largest shipowner in the Netherlands. This tonnage features: The high quality Dutch flag, Finnish/Swedish Ice Class 1A, large box holds and hatches, crane capacities up to 240 tonnes and on the latest series of 10 sister vessels 5 side loading facilities and a service speed of 19 knots. The company's policy of building a large number of sister vessels in series has resulted in the availability of many vessels of the same size. This creates utmost flexibility whilst also providing reliable and punctual service to customers with whom a long term partnership is the ultimate ambition. The core activities of the Spliethoff Group are: Worldwide transportation of forest products and the movement of steel, machinery and large projects, especially for the oil-, gas- and telecom industry. Next to this, worldwide parcel services with a variety of general cargo have become a speciality. For heavy duties Spliethoff can call upon the assistance of BigLift Shipping, formerly known as Mammoet Shipping. Their fleet of 13 purpose built heavy lift vessels provide lifting capacities up to 1100 tonnes and ro-ro capabilities for loads up to 2500 tonnes. They are the leading operators in the world wide heavy lift market. BigLift is now a fully owned and integrated daughter company of the Spliethoff Group.
Star Cruises was incorporated in September 1993, representing a bold initiative to tap Asia-Pacific's potential as an international cruise destination. Today, Star Cruises epitomises the fulfillment of regional aspirations to establish the cruise industry in the Asia-Pacific region, bringing increased tourism traffic into the countries around Asia-Pacific. Asian holiday makers now see cruising as an exciting and value-for-money vacation. Simultaneously, it also started the influx of travellers from North America, Europe and Australia, who joined Star Cruises holidays for a glimpse of the various sights and sounds of Asia-Pacific.
Stena Line is an international transport and travel service company and one of the worldґs largest ferry operators. The Group has a significant market share in all its market areas. The b position is a result of strategic corporate acquisitions copuled with continuous service and product development. The route network comprises 17 strategically located routes in Scandinavia and around UK. Stena Line has a modern fleet of 36 vessels, consisting of fast ferries, traditional multi-purpose ferries, RoPax ferries for freight and passengers and RoRo ferries purely for freight.
Stevens Towing Co
Stevens Towing Co., Inc. has a b record in the loading and delivery of project cargoes. Stevens has operated successfully in the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, and the Pacific Ocean. We have delivered to ports such as Puerto Ordaz, Maracaibo, La Guaira in Venezuela; Cartagena, Santa Marta, Buenaventura in Colombia; Cristobal, Balboa in Panama; all the Caribbean Islands; San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Bremerton, Anchorage on the West Coast; and most ports on the East and Gulf Coast. Stevens shipyard provides our customers with complete marine repairs and good drydock availability. The shipyard has three dry docks, which allows for great flexibility. We also have our own tug fleet so delivery of vessels to the shipyard can be quoted at attractive rates.
Stolt Parcel Tankers
Stolt Parcel Tankers Inc. The world's largest operator of deepsea chemical parcel tankers. Stolt Parcel Tankers operates parcel tankers ranging in size from 1,100 to 40,000 deadweight tonnes.
Svitzer Wijsmuller carries forward the names of two world leading operators, who came together in August 2001 to create one of the largest marine service companies in the world. Svitzer Wijsmuller is a member of The A.P. Mшller Group of companies.
A variety of well-planned excursions offered at no additional cost will show you the best each destination has to offer. You can explore with our knowledgeable local guides or, whenever you prefer, rove around on your own. As you relax on board, our Guest Speakers will share their personal knowledge about everything you're about to discover - ranging from the people to history, religions and cultures or general interests like wildlife, the arts and architecture - and in doing so bring each destination to life.
Tecmarine Lines, Inc.
Tecmarine Lines, Inc. is a containership line operating a fleet of ships in United States East Coast, and Caribbean and South America trade, with scheduled service to most of the important markets. The line is a family owned business founded in 1985 with annual sales of approximately US$80 million. With the beginning of this year came a decision to improve the focus of the Tecmarine business in the Caribbean by concentration on the most profitable ports with the most balance, or two-way, traffic.Thus one of the three itineraries was sold to another regional carrier, and Tecmarine upgraded its efforts in the market between the US east coast and Jamaica, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. This effort was enhanced by the new concept of “trade teams”, for personalized service to all customers. One trade team was established for each of the markets, and cross training allowed broader coverage in case of volume surges in any give area. The simplified service pattern employs three vessels allowing weekly, day-of-the-week service, to all three ports in the US and the four ports off shore: Kingston, Montego Bay, Port au Prince, and Rio Haina in the Dominican Republic.
Teekay Shipping transports oil around the globe for major oil companies, refiners and traders. Our marine operations are driven by our commitment to maintain the highest standards of safety and service in the industry.
The Clipper Group
The first Clipper Company was incorporated in 1972. The Clipper Group controls approximately 150 vessels, of which approximately 50 vessels are fully or partly owned in collaboration with investors and other ship owning groups. The total fleet ranges in size from 1,000 dwt to 75,000 dwt carrying in excess of 30 million tons of cargo per annum. The Group is a member of BIMCO. The vessels are entered with the Skuld, Gard and other major P&I Clubs. The main bankers are: Fortis Bank Rotterdam - Nordea, Copenhagen - Danish Ship Finance, Copenhagen - The Royal Bank of Scotland, London - JP Morgan Chase, Houston and UBS AG of Bern.
The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O)
The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O) is a major international logistics and transport company founded in 1837. Its fastest growing business is the development of container ports around the world. P&O provides contract logistics and cold logistics services internationally and is the leading ferry operator in the UK. It owns half of P&O Nedlloyd, the world's second largest container shipping line. P&O also has some international property development interests. P&O Ports is one of the world's pre-eminent container terminal operators and developers. With 24 container terminals and logistic operations in over 80 ports it has a presence in 17 countries across the world. P&O is a major ferry operator and P&O Ferries is a household name in the UK. Routes are operated for freight and tourist passengers between the UK and Ireland, France, Spain, Belgium and Holland and the company has a total fleet of 38 ships. P&O Trans European provides integrated third party logistics services and supply chain management adding value to the customers' own operations. Integrated logistics networks are in place throughout Germany, the UK and most other European countries.
The Skaarup Group
Through the years, Skaarup has developed a combination of shipping management expertise and crew loyalty which backs up its commitment to ensuring customers competitively priced, safe and reliable ocean marine transport. Skaarup is ISM-certified by Lloyd's Register. Skaarup Shipping Corporation is the centerpiece of the Skaarup Group. For over four decades, it has provided policy and management services for its sister companies, and Joint Ventures. Since its inception the company has continually tailored its activities and expertise to changing conditions in international bulk shipping. In 1990 Skaarup formed a partnership with the major Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. - owners and operators of a large ocean fleet of bulk carriers. This partnership creates a coalition of commercial and technical skills capable of responding effectively and rapidly to bulk shipping challenges and needs anywhere in the world. Long-term relationships with major industrial clients have characterized the Skaarup Shipping Company approach. This is exemplified by Skaarup's pioneering use of purpose-built dry bulk self-unloaders tailored to specific shore facilities. They afford clients unusual efficiency in dedicated trades, especially in the gypsum and building materials industries. In addition to self-unloaders, the company's core fleet includes owned and chartered bulkers to serve both company-held Contracts of Affreightment, and to engage in worldwide bulk tramping. Skaarup Shipping Corporation is staffed to provide all essential services for shipowning, operation and commercial marketing. Vessels controlled by Skaarup Shipping Corporation are operated under Open Register Flags including over the years those of Hong Kong, Liberia, Vanuatu, and Panama. A feature of Skaarup manning is that most officers and many ratings have served for many years in the Skaarup fleet. Emphasis aboard ship is on safety and reliability of the vessel and safety of its crew. The Skaarup off-hire record attests to the success of this policy.
Thome Ship Management Pte Ltd ( TSM )
Thome Ship Management Pte Ltd (TSM) was established in Singapore in 1976, and provide a range of services for the shipping industry worldwide. Thome today has 43 vessels on full management, ranging from a 3,500m3 LPG tanker to a 301,000 dwt ULCC including chemical tankers, container feeder vessels, log carriers and Handysize bulk carriers. During the past years, we have also managed Aframax tankers, Panmax and Capesize bulk carriers. We also provide crew management for about 36 vessels. In addition we handle about 25 vessels through our crew agencies. We have a personnel pool in excess of 2,800 officers and ratings. TSM currently manages vessels under the flags of Singapore, Bahamas, Panama, Liberia and Indonesia, as well as NIS and DIS registries.
Connection is essential in any interaction. The people who make up Tidewater are specialists in connecting different worlds, be they economic, foreign, industrial or technical. Tidewater, its people and its vessels operate throughout an ever shrinking world to expand their clients' potential through coordination and management of every aspect of marine services. Suitability and availability are competitive concerns addressed through aggressive new builds, new technology and the largest fleet in the industry. With more and more installations required for energy exploration and production deep beneath the seas, Tidewater is ready--transporting crews and supplies, towing and anchoring mobile rigs, assisting in offshore construction and performing a variety of specialized services, including three-dimensional seismic exploration. To support vessel flexibility, Tidewater's wholly-owned subsidiary, Quality Shipyards, L.L.C., provides new vessel construction, conversion and repair services on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Houma, Louisiana. New construction services include the designing and building of all types of vessels, using the latest CAD design equipment. Repair and refurbishment services feature four (4) floating drydocks, capable of building and repairing marine vessels up to 15,000 H. P. Another component of the operation is a full service machine shop with specialty equipment best suited to the needs of the marine and oil industry.
Totem Ocean Trailer Express, Inc.
Totem Ocean Trailer Express, Inc. (TOTE), is a privately-owned Alaska corporation operating a Roll-on/Roll-off (Ro/Ro) cargo steamship service to Alaska between the ports of Anchorage, Alaska and Tacoma, Washington. Additionally TOTE provides for overland highway and rail interconnections throughout greater Alaska, the Lower 48 states, and Canada. Beginning as a small company with one ship, TOTE has evolved into a privately-owned enterprise with a long-term investment in 3 vessels operating in the only trade it serves. As with Alaska, the long journey to its success has been marked by perseverance and resourcefulness in the face of a cyclical economy and difficult operating conditions.
Trans Asia Shipping Line Inc.
Trans Asia Shipping Line Inc.= Cebu's first Online shipping company
Tropical Shipping's commitment to providing the highest quality personalized shipping services to a broad range of international customers throughout the Caribbean and around the globe is actively at work every day in every phase of our operations. Tropical Shipping has grown over the past four decades to become the largest containerized cargo carrier in the Caribbean region. Tropical operates as a liner carrier and owns 11 vessels, ranging in size from 235' to 423'. Our current trading areas include Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Central America, Curacao, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Freeport, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Marsh Harbor, Nassau, Nevis, St. Barths, St. Croix, St. Eustatius, St. John, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, St. Vincent, Tortola, Trididad & Tobago, the Turks & Caicos Islands and Virgin Gorda. Serving thousands of customers throughout this region, Tropical has a broad range of worldwide clients whose diverse shipping needs include moving millions of tons of cargo throughout the global marketplace.
TT Line Company Pty. Ltd.-Spirit of Tasmania
TT-Line Company Pty. Ltd. is an incorporated enterprise wholly owned by its single shareholder, the State of Tasmania. The company operates a passenger, vehicle and freight service between Victoria and Tasmania with Spirit of Tasmania I & II.
UK Ferry Directory
UK Ferry Directory, your first stop for UK ferries and other related sites. Our aim is to enable you to find all the information you need to get a competitive & quality UK ferry service. With 100's of sites you can be sure of finding the quote and the information you need, quickly and easily. You can browse our categories or try our search facility, either way you will find a comprehensive selection of the best UK ferry related sites on the net, all under one roof saving you valuable time and money. We are constantly reviewing and updating all the information on our site, making UK Ferry Directory one of the most relevant and comprehensive resources for UK ferries and related information on the net.
Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company Limited
The Victoria, with her rich and lavish dйcor portrays all the warmth and intimacy of a private yacht. Her enchanting dining room with its fine wood veneers, etched glass decoration and luxurious atmosphere will charm even the most experienced seafarer. Her cabins and staterooms too are resplendent in their rich wood panelling - reminiscent of the extravagant days gone by. This is a vessel endowed with a unique sense of grace. Her allure as the Victoria, and previously the Swedish American Line flagship Kungsholm, has persuaded so many passengers to make this ship their only choice, time and time again.
Upper Lakes Group
We presently operate a fleet of 8 self-unloading bulk carriers and 13 conventional bulk carriers, most of which are of maximum seaway size. Our self-unloader fleet has a total capacity of approximately 195,000 dead weight tonnes (DWT), while the conventional bulk carriers' total capacity is approximately 350,000 DWT. Our fleet is marketed by Seaway Marine Transport, a vessel pooling partnership with Algoma Central Corporation. Together with the vessels of Algoma Central, Seaway Marine Transport provides the marketing and scheduling services for a fleet of 21 self-unloading bulk carriers and 22 conventional bulk carriers. We are also in the business of transporting petroleum products. In 1999 Upper Lakes and McAsphalt Industries Limited formed a joint venture, McAsphalt Marine Transportation Limited, which in late 2001 will accept delivery of a newly built 11,000 tonne state of the art, double-hulled barge that will be joined to the existing tug Everlast.
V.Ships is the world's largest provider of independent ship management and related marine services to the shipping industry: An international company with 44 offices located in 26 countries employing 1,100 office staff and 22,500 sea staff; servicing a fleet of over 600 vessels encompassing most major ship types. A brand which covers, in addition to its core ship management activities, a broad range of maritime services including crewing, leisure, financial, consulting, commercial and agency services. Since the company's formation in Monaco in 1984, V.Ships has grown by opening new offices in major maritime centres around the world and by adding new services to it's product range. In recent years, organic growth has been supplemented by inorganic growth. In 1998, V.Ships acquired Celtic Marine - an Isle of Man headquartered company specialising in the provision of manning services to ship owners. In January 2001, V.Ships acquired Acomarit, a leading ship management company, to create the world's largest ship management and shipping services group with 44 offices located in 26 countries, employing 1,100 office staff and 22,500 seastaff. Following these two acquisitions, the V.Ships group has implemented a new branding strategy. This website explains the broad range of services - ship management, manning, leisure management, commercial management, financial services, consulting services and ship agency - now provided to customers under the V.Ships brand name.
Victoria - San Juan Cruises
Victoria-San Juan Cruises offers narrated cruises from Bellingham, Washington to Victoria, British Columbia through the scenic San Juan Islands
Koninklijke Vopak N.V. (Royal Vopak) based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands is the leading global independent provider of tank storage and related logistic services to the chemical and oil industries throughout the world. Formed in 1999, as a result of the merger between the two Dutch independent tank storage companies Royal Pakhoed and Royal Van Ommeren, Vopak’s tradition as provider of logistic services started close to four hundred years ago when a group of cargo bearers started servicing vessels in the Dutch ports, a company tradition unbroken since. With operations in 26 countries on all continents, Vopak owns and operates an international network of 75 liquid bulk storage terminals with a capacity of approximately 24 million cubic meters, some 220 deep-sea tankers, coastal vessels and inland tank barges, over 3000 tank containers and a number of strategically placed logistic warehouses.
The modern Wallem is one of the most all-round shipping groups in the world today. Oil Majors know Wallem for its ship management skills when it comes to tankers: oil-, chemical-, products- and gastankers. The largest ship in the world, the tanker "Jahre Viking" is managed by Wallem. Bulkcarrier operators know that Wallem has a large fleet of bulkers in management and part ownership. Major container shipping companies entrust their container ships to Wallem Shipmanagement. Yet there is more to the Wallem Group. To all shipping companies in the world Wallem is known for its Agency network, covering all major ports in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam, Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore, with Indonesia to be a valuable part of this Agency Network soon. More than 5,600 people work on Wallem managed ships and in Wallem offices around the world and over its first 100 years many well known names in the international business that is shipping have started their career with Wallem or have been associated with Wallem.
Wan Hai Lines
Wan Hai Line was founded in 1965. At the beginning, Wan Hai's business was mainly on the log transportation among Taiwan, Japan and the Southeast Asia. In 1976, in order to respond to the rapid development of international trade in the Asia Pacific area and the trend of international transportation containerization, Wan Hai has successfully transformed and entered the business of fully-container vessel shipping. Wan Hai has more than 30 years of experiences in shipping, comprehensive hardware and software equipment, and professional services from our staff. This has made Wan Hai the carrier with the most intensive voyages and complete service network in Asia. In 1999 Wan Hai Lines operated and lift 1680327 TEU, ranked as a top 15 carrier. Wan Hai constantly explores new routes and calling ports, builds vessels, and replaces old containers and terminal equipment in order to maintain operational performance and to reinforce the competitive advantages in the market.
Washington State Ferries
Washington State Ferries is the largest ferry system in the United States, serving eight counties within Washington and the Province of British Columbia in Canada. Our existing system has 10 routes and 20 terminals that are served by 29 vessels. In fiscal year 1999, WSF carried over 11 million vehicles and 26 million people—the second largest transit system in the State. The ferry system is an essential part of the western Washington’s highway network. It provides critical links between the urban areas on the east side of Puget Sound and the growing communities to the west on the Kitsap Peninsula, as well as more rural destinations on the Olympic Peninsula. For communities on Vashon Island and four of the San Juan Islands, WSF provides the only link for automobile travel with the mainland. Besides serving as an extension of the highway system, WSF can also be viewed as an environmentally sound and highly-efficient means of mass transit. In fiscal year 1999, the system carried approximately 20,900 walk-on passengers per day, which comprised 29% of all WSF ridership.
Waterman is a deep sea ocean carrier operating U.S. flag vessels. LASH vessels are operated in liner service between the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf coasts and the Mediterranean, Middle East and South Asia transporting a variety of general, bulk and project cargo. A United States flag shipping company since its founding in 1919, Waterman Steamship Corporation is a principal subsidiary of International Shipholding Corporation, a public company whose shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange. International Shipholding Corporation through its subsidiaries is engaged in breakbulk, bulk, container, LASH, Pure Car / Truck Carriers and Roll-On Roll-Off transportation - with an emphasis on medium to long term contracts and charters. International Shipholding Corporation's other principal subsidiaries include Central Gulf Lines, C.G. Railway and Forest Lines.
WG&A Shipping Company
William Gothong and Aboitiz, Inc. (WG&A), the largest shipping company in the Philippines, is engaged in passenger transport and cargo liner services, plying major routes and principal ports across the archipelago. WG&A's history dates back to May 26, 1948 with the establishment of William Lines Inc. (WLI), a passenger and cargo shipping company headquartered in Cebu. Driven by the vision of providing the nation with the best shipping services, the company consolidated its resources and expertise with two other Cebu based companies namely Carlos A. Gothong Lines, Inc. and Aboitiz Shipping Corporation in December 21, 1995. This marked the birth of WG&A,INC.. The new corporate name was approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 26, 1996. Today, true to the vision of its founders, WG&A continues to strive for excellence by setting new standards in the local maritime industry. WG&A holds the distinction of being the first shipping company in the Philippines to have received the prestigious International Ship Management (ISM) tt certification for its high standards on safety management, environmental protection, emergency preparedness, maintenance of the ship requirements, qualified and well-trained crew, and development plans for shipboard operations.
Sailing under the banner of its appropriate tag line "180є From Ordinary," Windstar was created in the mid-1980's with the vision to offer an alternative to the typical cruise or resort vacation. The Windstar passenger sees the world from a romantic sailing ship with luxurious accommodations, a casual yet elegant atmosphere, and exquisite service and cuisine. Well known for cruising off the beaten path, throughout 2002 the upscale line celebrates its 15th year of sailing to exotic locales and hidden harbors that larger ships cannot access. These stately vessels turn heads from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean to the Far East.
Wilmington Shipping Company
We were founded as steamship agents at the Port of Wilmington, North Carolina November 17, 1945. The company's activities grew steadily in the following years. During February 1954 we expanded to the Port of Morehead City, North Carolina, forming Morehead City Shipping Company. This enabled us to offer full services to all our principals at both North Carolina State Ports. In June of 1992, we expanded to the port of Charleston, SC which also serves Georgetown, SC., and Port Royal. During late 1992, our expansion continued with the opening of our Savannah office which serves the Port of Savannah and the Port of Brunswick, GA. The newest addition to our expansion was the opening of our Jacksonville, FL office in June of 1998. This office will service the Port of Jacksonville as well as Fernandina Beach and Port Canaveral. In 1985 we acquired Chestnut Enterprises, expanding our services as an off-port container depot providing full container and chassis maintenance and repair services. In 1987 we further expanded our services by establishing East Carolina Bonded Warehouse which is a bonded warehouse and container freight station facility located in Wilmington, North Carolina in close proximity to the port area.
World Explorer Cruises
World Explorer Cruises has been offering unique voyages of discovery, learning and adventure since 1978. Throughout the years we have been highly acclaimed by knowledgeable leisure travelers for providing meaningful educational programs aboard ship and ashore. These vacation experiences focus on the culture, history, natural wonders and wildlife of the areas in which we sail. We are commencing our 25th year of cruising in Alaska and our second year of cruising in Central America with full transits of the Panama Canal.
Yang Ming Line
Yang Ming's operating fleet currently comprises 43 vessels with a total tonnage of 1.7 million DWT. Of these ships, 14 are fully owned by Yang Ming. The fleet composes of full-container ships, huge bulk carriers, ore/coal carriers and supertankers. Having been accredited with ISO-9002/ISM CODE, Yang Ming is now continuing to improve the efficiency of its operations including its joint shipping operations with other shipping companies such as K-Line of Japan, Hanjin and KMTC of South Korea, CMA of France, and CNC of Taiwan. It has also launched a major promotion campaign: "Marketing advance beyond 2001".
Zim Israel Navigation Company
Zim Israel Navigation Company is one of the largest container-shipping companies in the world and the flagship of Israeli shipping. Zim offers transportation services along most of the major international trading routes to customers throughout the world. From its corporate headquarters in Haifa, it operates an intermodal system, which combines sea, land, and air transportation, enabling the Company to provide fast, reliable, frequent, and complete door-to-door services around the world.