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  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    American President Lines (APL) has signed an agreement with Taiwan Branch and Taiwan International Ports Corporation to renew its terminal lease at Taiwan’s Port of Kaohsiung. The signed deal retains APL’s current terminal plot in the Kaohsiung port for another 10 years from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2027. “Today, Intra-Asia container volume accounts for one-sixth of […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    International maritime experts last night named APL the world’s outstanding shipping line. The Singapore-based container carrier received the Ship Operator Award here at the Lloyd’s List global awards. A panel of nine independent judges including direct industry competitors made the selection. APL was chosen from a field of finalists including Maersk Line, Pacific Basin Shipping […]

  • 25 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      APL today introduced a new service to expand its presence in Latin America. The West Coast Express​ (WCX) service replaces the Panama Andean Express 2 service. The new service is a vessel sharing agreement with Hamburg Süd. APL will operate two vessels and Hamburg Süd will operate one vessel, each with a nominal capacity […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      APL, the world’s seventh largest container shipping line, today announced the appointment of Wong Siew Loong as Regional President of its North Asia business. “Siew Loong brings with him 15 years of experience within the company. I am confident he is the right person to steer our North Asia business, an integral part of […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container line APL, part of Neptune Orient Lines, was the most reliable carrier with a global on-time performance of 85.5% in May, according to the latest Global Liner Performance Report by SeaIntel Maritime Analysis. The report, which ranks the performance of the top 20 carriers, says that there was a global improvement in container […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    APL to provide free shipping to The Ocean Cleanup.

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    As part of the OCEAN alliance, Singapore-based shipping company APL flagged-off the first sailings of the Pacific Gulf Loop 6 (PG6) service bound for Houston from Singapore, and the Far-East Express 1 (FX1) service heading for Southampton from Xingang. These maiden sailings kick-start APL’s voyage with the alliance to offer bigger, broader and better container […]

  • 21 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      APL, the world’s seventh largest container shipping carrier, won the Liner Owner/Operator and Environment Protection Awards at the fourth Seatrade Asia Awards here last Friday evening. An international panel of maritime judges honored APL from a field that included Maersk Line and OOCL. “Winning these awards reflects our commitment to our customers and to […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

      For the second year running, APL has won the annual San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) Air Quality Award. Jointly presented by the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach, the 2013 CAAP Air Quality Award lauds APL’s “Innovative Air Quality Improvement Technologies” and commitment to reducing the […]

  • 29 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    NOL Group today opened its new terminal at the Port of Qingdao with the arrival of the APL Dubai. Originally expected to open in the second half of 2011, the joint venture container terminal opened for business well ahead of schedule. “We are happy that we can commence operations earlier than planned and we thank […]

  • 21 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    In a further boost to its profile, Colombo Port’s Jaya Container Terminal welcomed the biggest-ever ship, the newly-christened APL Chongqing of American President Lines, the container shipping arm of Singapore’s Neptune Orient Lines Group. The APL Chongqing capable of carrying 10,000-Twentyfoot Equivalent Units (TEUs) is deployed in the Asia-Europe Service, SCX, calling Colombo on its […]

  • 14 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      International maritime experts yesterday again named APL the world’s best shipping line, and honoured it for outstanding innovation. The Singapore-based container carrier received the Global Ocean Carrier of the Year award as well as the Innovation IT of the Year award here at the Containerisation International awards. An eight-strong judging panel selected APL from […]

  • 16 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    APL has again been named Carrier of the Year by Best Buy, a leading multi-channel global retailer and developer of technology products and services. It’s the second year in a row that the Singapore-based container shipping line has won the award. APL, which transports Best Buy cargo from China to the U.S., was selected based […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    APL yesterday announced the appointment of Peter Jongepier as Regional President of its business in Europe. “Peter has more than 30 years of experience in the shipping industry. I am confident he will effectively lead APL’s business across Europe, an important part of APL’s global liner activities. His familiarity with the region and knowledge of […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container line APL is launching a new weekly U.S.-flagged service that will, as of November, connect North Asia with the U.S. West Coast. The port rotation of the service named Eagle Express (EX1) is: Qingdao – Shanghai – Busan – Los Angeles – Oakland – Dutch Harbor – Yokohama – Busan – Naha – Qingdao – […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container line APL, part of Neptune Orient Lines, was the most reliable carrier with a global on-time performance of 85.5% in May, according to the latest Global Liner Performance Report by SeaIntel Maritime Analysis. The report, which ranks the performance of the top 20 carriers, says that there was a global improvement in container […]

  • 4 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

      APL, the world’s seventh largest container shipping carrier, today confirmed a land purchase in the city of Joliet, Illinois, to develop its latest intermodal container terminal in the United States. The 43 acres of space was acquired from CenterPoint Properties within the CenterPoint Intermodal Center, the largest inland port in the US. “The purchase […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container line APL is launching a new weekly U.S.-flagged service that will, as of November, connect North Asia with the U.S. West Coast. The port rotation of the service named Eagle Express (EX1) is: Qingdao – Shanghai – Busan – Los Angeles – Oakland – Dutch Harbor – Yokohama – Busan – Naha – Qingdao – […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container line APL has introduced a new fortnightly U.S.-flagged service to Guam and Saipan. The Guam Saipan Express (GSX) will connect with APL’s weekly U.S.-flagged Eagle Express service (EX1) in Yokohama. The first sailing of the GSX service is expected to depart Yokohama on November 24, 2015. “We are excited about this new addition to APL’s […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container shipping company APL reached its highest recorded fleet carbon dioxide emissions reduction of 48% in 2016, compared to its base level in 2009. Verified by Lloyd’s Register Group according to the Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG) verification protocol and ISO14064-3:2006 standard, this reduction marks APL’s seventh consecutive year of improvements. “APL is pleased to […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    APL, the world’s seventh largest container shipping carrier, won the Environment Protection Award for the second time in two years at the fifth Seatrade Asia Awards here this evening. An international panel of maritime judges honored APL from a field that included Maersk Line and Pacific Basin. “We are honoured to earn this top industry […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container shipping company APL, part of CMA CGM, plans to launch the New Zealand Express II (NZ2) service, starting from late December. The new weekly service, linking New Zealand and North Asian ports, is said to complement the company’s New Zealand Express (NZE) service. With the launch of the NZ2 service, APL said it will […]