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ACT serves new shipping consortium.

... * International liners, Hapag-Lloyd and Wan Hai, have embarked on a new consortium to streamline their international routes, with Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) featuring high on their agenda. Hapag-Lloyd is one of the top five shipping companies in the world, which have been serving Aqaba for many years. It has just started a new joint service with Wan Hai to run a direct service from the Far East to the Red Sea calling at Aqaba on a weekly basis, "The Consortium's choice to call at ACT, starting last week, came to highlight strongly the new international dimension and expertise ACT has secured for itself, a reflection of its substantial investments, achievements and renowned reputation in restructuring the Port activities and facilities to match and showcase the company's newly acquired international standards," ACT's CEO Patricio Junior said. C*and receives Chinese giant COSCO In a bid to strengthen ties, and get a first hand knowledge of the new offerings of ACT, China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO), which held its regional meeting for its agents in the Middle East and West Asia countries in Aqaba, paid a business visit to ACT.ACT's chief officers received COSCO West Asia Regional Managing Director Mr Zhao Wei and COSCO Deputy General Manager Mr Zhou Chuanxi. "We are pleased to announce that COSCO is expanding its dealings with ACT, and we shall remain posed to serve them," Junior said. Founded in 1961 and a leader in the field, COSCO is one of the most diversified service companies, and one of the most admired brands in the worldACT serves new shipping consortium

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Publication:The Star (Amman, Jordan)
Date:Apr 10, 2007
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