Sea-Land Service

Industry reports say Sea-Land to be split

Sea-Land Service Inc is set to be split into three operating units and primed for sale, according to industry sources.

Wednesday, 24 February, 1999, 12:00am

US$41m reserve fleet contract for Sea-Land

Sea-Land Service says it has been awarded a five-year contract to manage nine vessels in the Readiness Reserve Fleet maintained by the United States Maritime Administration.

Under the US$41 million contract, the largest US-flagged container-ship operator will provide crews and manage operations for the nine vessels of the reserve fleet.

19 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Sea-Land wins Taiwan award

Sea-Land Service Inc has been awarded the Golden Plaque for its Taiwan terminal operations by the Kaohsiung Harbour Bureau. The award recognises the terminal as the most efficient and most productive container terminal in Taiwan, having achieved a record 36.91 moves per hour.

25 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Service contracts to include mixed cargo as pact cover grows

The Transpacific Westbound Rate Agreement (TWRA) has expanded its service contract programme to include mixed commodity 'freight-all-kinds' (FAK) cargo.

The move will enable FAK shippers to save money by shipping under TWRA service contracts.

The TWRA has sent a letter offer to FAK shippers using one or more of its 11-member shipping lines.

30 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Sea-Land gets re-flagging nod

SEA-LAND Service has received approval from the United States Maritime Administration (MARAD) to re-flag five US-flagged vessels under the registry of the Marshall Islands.

'Sea-Land appreciates MARAD's decision and we will now move ahead with this process,' said Sea-Land chief executive officer John Clancey.

17 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Joint service upgraded

SEA-LAND Service has announced an upgrade of its joint service with Norasia Line on the Asia-Middle East-Europe route from next month.

The present non-conference service which utilises 12 ships on 84-day rotation will be replaced by a new service with 10 ships on 70-day voyages.

Sea-Land and Norasia will each deploy five vessels on the service.

5 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

New ships to expand fleet of Sea-Land

SEA-LAND Service Inc is to build four high-performance, fuel-efficient container vessels and is considering modification of three vessels in its current fleet.

Sea-Land is the largest US carrier of containerised cargo and a unit of CSX Corp.

Capital allocated for the total programme is about US$250 million over a three-year period (1994-1996).

26 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Algeciras service to join US, Mediterranean and Mid East

MAERSK Line, Sea-Land Service Inc and P & O Containers have agreed to integrate existing services linking the US east coast and gulf ports with the Middle East, Mediterranean and India.

22 Feb 1993 - 12:00am