SINGAPORE-BASED CARRIER PIL JOINS BOX CLUB
Pacific International Lines (Pte) Ltd., the Singapore-based container shipping line, has joined the Box Club of chief executive officers of major carriers.
The Box Club, formally known as the International Council of Containership Operators, is a discussion forum of senior carrier executives that meets about twice a year.
Pacific International Lines is active in the intra-Asia and Asian north/south trades, but not in the east/west trades.
The members of the Box Club are: A.P. Moller/Maersk Sealand; APL; ANL Container Line; Atlantic Container Line; Australia-New Zealand Direct Line; Canada Maritime; Cast Line; COSCO Container Lines; China Shipping Container Lines; CMA CGM; Compania Sud Americana de Vapores; Companhia Libra de Navegacao; Contship Containerlines; Crowley Maritime Corp.; Evergreen Marine Corp.; Hamburg Sud; Hanjin Shipping; Hapag-Lloyd Container Linie; Hyundai Merchant Marine; Italia de Navigazione; Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha; Lykes Lines; Malaysia International Shipping Corp. Berhad; Mediterranean Shipping Co.; Montemar Maritime; Mitsui O.S.K. Lines; Nippon Yusen Kaisha; Norasia Container Line; Orient Overseas Container Line; P&O Nedlloyd; TMM Lines; United Arab Shipping Co.; Wan Hai Lines; Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines; Yang Ming Marine Transport; Zim Israel Navigation and Pacific International Lines.