News

Our News feed is on the pulse of logistics history.

Again no X-Mas gifts for Ozean customers

Tue, Dec 18, 2018
"Singing Kids" receive donation

PIL cuts capacity in East Africa

Tue, Oct 30, 2018
Largest vessel provider offers 24% less capacity on trade

Port name changes from Chittagong to Chattogram

Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Customers can choose which port name appears on BL

Cyclone 'Titli' interrupts operations in Chittagong

Thu, Oct 11, 2018
Cyclone 'Titli' intensifies into severe cyclonic storm

Sarjak best solution to ship cable reels for Fr. Meyer's Sohn

Wed, Aug 29, 2018
24 reels shipped on 12 Flat Racks from Antwerp to Jebel Ali

Chittagong backlog rises to 2'000 containers

Mon, Aug 13, 2018
Strikes, congested roads and a solution in the making

Grimaldi Service to & from Mexico and US East Coast & Gulf

Tue, Apr 10, 2018
New vessels and new possibilities for breakbulk and RoRo cargo to and from Mexico and US East Coast

Congestion in Port Sudan results in Vessel Delay Surcharge

Thu, Mar 15, 2018
Port productivity hampered by lack of handling equipment and changes in tax regulation

Capacity shortages in US Haulage

Wed, Feb 07, 2018
Driver shortages, strong demand and new regulations blamed for delays in US haulage

ACL improves service reliability

Fri, Dec 29, 2017
Gothenborg served by feeder - last G4 vessel joins service

Merry X-Mas

Thu, Dec 21, 2017
Ozean supports Surprise Street-Magazine

PIL receives the Kota Pahlawan (11'923 TEU)

Thu, Nov 02, 2017
The right ship at the right time

ACL celebrates 50 years on the high seas

Sat, Sep 30, 2017
Happy 50th anniversary ACL

South is the new North

Wed, Aug 23, 2017
La Spezia and Genoa thrive while Northern European ports struggle

International Transport Journal reports ACL move to Ozean

Tue, Jul 18, 2017
Interview with Ozean and Agility in the current ITJ

ACL appoints Ozean as Agent in Switzerland

Fri, Jul 14, 2017
Atlantic Container Line puts the United States on the Ozean map

Abidjan Congestion Surcharge

Fri, May 26, 2017
Abidjan is undergoing severe yard and port congestion due to the peak export season and an accident of a gantry crane. Cargo operations at berths are affected and all lines are affected with extremely long waiting times.

India service tax no longer collected outside of India

Mon, Apr 24, 2017
With reference to our news dated 24.01.2017 and 11.02.2017

How WEC Lines repatriated an “old lady” for a good cause

Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Support the Uganda Conservation Foundation (UCF) in repatriating a German Lifeboat

Sarjak to collect service tax from freight payers directly

Sat, Feb 11, 2017
Sarjak collects service tax on prepaid shipments to India from the freight payer

PDL improves service in the South & Central Pacific

Wed, Feb 08, 2017
Service improvements by increasing the frequency and a new direct Service

India to tax inbound prepaid freight charges

Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Application of service tax on prepaid oceanfreight

Making of our X-Mas card

Tue, Dec 27, 2016
Get a glimpse of our behind the scenes!

Job Opportunity – Become a member of the crew

Mon, Dec 05, 2016
Join our team!

Unique direct link from China to Madagascar & Mozambique

Tue, Nov 15, 2016
MZS service remains an independent service of PIL

PIL strengthens Far East – East Africa service

Mon, Nov 14, 2016
Pacific International Line’s East Africa services are getting even better and even more effective

WEC Lines cuts transit time from Europe to East Africa by 7 day

Sun, Nov 06, 2016
Improvement in the routing of their service from Northern Europe to Mombasa and Dar es Salaam

Rate reduction on the Grimaldi service to Douala

Sun, Oct 16, 2016
Contact Ozean for offers and bookings

New documentation rules in the port of Antwerp

Wed, Sep 14, 2016
New version of the APCS (Antwerp Port Community System) e-desk will be in operation

Antonio claims the Ozean Trophy

Fri, Aug 12, 2016
“Bowling is like commodity shipping: Easy, when you know how to do it.”

StreamLines appoints Ozean as Swiss Agent

Mon, Aug 01, 2016
We are proud and excited to inform our business partners that StreamLines decided to appoint Ozean as their agent in Switzerland.

Sarjak Hardtop Containers now on stock in Switzerland

Fri, Jul 29, 2016
The first batch of Sarjak empty Hardtop Containers arrived in Switzerland.

Implementation of Terminal Handling Charge in West Africa

Wed, Jul 20, 2016
PIL introduces a Terminal Handling Charge (THC) quantum

New Grimaldi Service from Douala to the Mediterranean

Mon, Jul 04, 2016
New service between Douala and the Mediterranean ports

Update: SOLAS – Verified Gross Mass (VGM)

Wed, Jun 15, 2016
No containers will be loaded effective unless the Verified Gross Mass (VGM) has been submitted

Grimaldi @ eco.festival in Basel

Fri, May 27, 2016
Organization supporting the poorest with skills and material

Visit us at the Breakbulk Antwerp 2016

Wed, May 18, 2016
Join us at Booth No. 319H2

New Brewery Tanks for Nigeria

Mon, May 02, 2016
Shipping of new brewery equipment from China to Nigeria

ISPS in Pointe Noire increases, affects shipments to Matadi too

Tue, Apr 26, 2016
Transshipment units affected too.

PIL improves Africa – Middle East – India service (AMI)

Mon, Apr 11, 2016
Enhancing the AMI service

New SOLAS regulations to take effect on 01.07.2016

Mon, Mar 28, 2016
Shippers are getting ready for new regulations

Grimaldi – revision of Terminal handling charges

Thu, Mar 24, 2016
New tariff applies effective April '15

PIL calls for tougher action to curb exploitation of seafarers

Fri, Feb 12, 2016
Carrier has adopted strict manning procedures to ensure full compliance with the Maritime Labour Convention

Brazil: New regulations for wooden packaging declarations

Sun, Jan 31, 2016
Mandatory report of shipments containing wood as packaging material and shoring

New direct W.E.C. Lines call at Liverpool

Tue, Jan 12, 2016
WEC Lines will expand its Portugal service with a new connection in the United Kingdom

Structural improvements at Ozean

Mon, Jan 11, 2016
Big steps forward at Ozean

Grimaldi – New direct calls in Nouakchott

Fri, Dec 04, 2015
Service improvements for Mauritania bound shipments

Maurice gains recognition at the World Championship

Fri, Nov 13, 2015
Success for Ozean Karateka!

Maurice Rösch to receive state honours for Karate achievements

Mon, Nov 09, 2015
Karateka Maurice Rösch will be honoured by the state of Basel-Land with the Junior state’s sport award 2015

Grimaldi adds San Pedro and Takoradi

Thu, Oct 29, 2015
Good news - especially for Cocoa and Cotton traders

PIL service in West Africa improves further

Fri, Oct 23, 2015
Additional service injects capacity

Much shorter transit times between NEUR and Abidjan

Fri, Oct 02, 2015
Improvement of the service between North Europe and Ivory Coast/Abidjan

How Chuck inspires our daily work

Thu, Sep 17, 2015
Values and smiles will take not only Chuck far.

Explosions in the port of Tianjin

Thu, Aug 13, 2015
Many lives were lost

Angola – cargo release procedures restored

Wed, Jul 29, 2015
Previous instructions revoked

Cargo release without original B/L in Angola

Fri, Jul 03, 2015
Will the new procedure stand the test of time?

Strike in the port of Mombasa

Fri, Jul 03, 2015
Workers back to work - but backlog remains

Pacific International Lines Signed Joint Venture Agreement

Tue, Jun 23, 2015
One Belt, One Road gains traction

OZEAN meets friends at the breakbulk in Antwerp

Fri, May 22, 2015
Always good to meet once in a while

PIL Chairman Y C Chang Conferred International Maritime Centre

Thu, Apr 23, 2015
Rewards for a true shipping pioneer

Michael Bubendorf joined Ozean

Mon, Apr 20, 2015
New member on board!

Yemen situation – update situation of our principals

Fri, Apr 10, 2015
WEC and PIL forced to adjust their services

Grimaldi Lines – congestion surcharge Douala

Sat, Apr 04, 2015
New surcharge applies effective 4th of May

Singamas – lower net profit

Tue, Mar 24, 2015
World's second-largest container manufacturer publishes annual report

PIL – Acquisition of MARIANA EXPRESS LINES (MELL)

Fri, Mar 20, 2015
Niche carrier a perfect fit for PIL

Libya – increase in war risk premium

Tue, Mar 03, 2015
Political and social instability increases carriers' insurance costs

Tunis – use of metallic seals compulsory

Sun, Feb 22, 2015
No more plastic seals say the authorities

Grimaldi – additional vessel for the Med/Waf Express

Wed, Feb 11, 2015
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PIL – Vessel Open Broadcast – Next Sailing to East Africa

Wed, Feb 11, 2015
Vessel Open Broadcast – Next Sailing to East Africa

Bronze Medal at the European Karate Championship!

Sat, Feb 07, 2015
Maurice first Swiss athlete to win a Medal in Kata in 10 years

Ghana requires “ASHI”

Sat, Feb 07, 2015
Mandatory application as from first of March

Sarjak Awarded NVOCC of the Year

Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Congratulations Sarjak!

Commencement of Tanzania Pacific Logistics Container Depot

Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Tanzania Pacific Logistics Limited has commenced operations of its empty container depot

Sarjak resumes Philippines service

Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Improved situation in the Philippines

Singamas – Container Manfacturer owned by PIL

Sat, Jan 10, 2015
PIL invests in second-largest container manufacturer

Kota Sejati (3’889 Teu’s) has been delivered to PIL

Mon, Dec 15, 2014
KOTA SEJATI joins her six sister ships