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ACL ANNOUNCES NEW, FASTER SERVICE TO & FROM IRELAND

New services from Belfast and Dublin to North America. Atlantic Container line AB (ACL) is teaming up with BG Freight Line (BGFL) and Peel Ports in Liverpool and Dublin to provide a new service that will significantly improve transit times and reliability in both directions between Ireland and North America. The BGFL Liverpool-Ireland service is […]

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VAGUE MERCHANDISING CARGO DESCRIPTIONS

We would like to bring to your attention the following announcement from US Customs and Border Protection dept highlighting the focus and importance of accurate cargo descriptions. ACL has already started to see rejections of manifests due to incomplete/unclear cargo descriptions even when the same description had previously been accepted. We remind all Customers of […]

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EU CUSTOMS NEW ADVANCED FILING PROCESS COMING JUNE 3, 2024

The European Union are making changes to their advance manifesting process “Import Control System” with their latest release of ICS2 aimed at the maritime industry. These changes will be relevant to all parties including shippers, freight forwarders, NVOCC’s and consignees and will require action from any party providing shipping instructions to the carrier. Here is […]

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CUMMINS RECOGNIZES ACL’S EXCELLENT SERVICE IN 2023

Cummins Inc., a global leader in power technology, recently had its Recognition Awards Ceremony at its Cummins Daventry location. ACL was presented this award by Hilde Scheers, Cummins’ EMEA Regional Leader. This award was presented to ACL in recognition of the Company’s excellent service to Cummins in 2023. A special mention was made to their […]

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ACL RECEIVES CN’S ECOCONNEXION AWARD

ACL recognized as a Canadian National Railway Suppliers and Supply Chain Partners under EcoConnexions Partnership Program. CN recognized 68 of its customers, suppliers and supply chain partners for their enhanced and continued commitment to sustainability. This year, CN extended the program to its suppliers in recognition of the pivotal role they play in supporting CN’s […]

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FUTURE FEMALE SEAFARERS HIT THE HIGH SEAS ON THE ATLANTIC STAR

Atlantic Container Line’s, ATLANTIC STAR, the combination roll-on/roll-off, containership, Voyage AST 2123/AST 2223, now has two female seafarers-in-training joining the vessel’s twenty officers and crew. Pictured here, Cadet Caroline Janrik boarded the vessel in Antwerp, Belgium and they will be bringing their higher education skills to the open seas. ACL and the Swedish Shipowners’ Association […]

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EUROPEAN UNION EMISSION TRADING SYSTEM (ETS)

THe EU Parliament has decreed that from 2024 onwards shipping companies will be part of the Emission Trading System, ETS. The system is part of the “fit for 55” which aims to tackle climate change by reducing the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 55% by 2030 (compared to 1990 levels) with the long-term […]

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ACL AWARDED QUEST FOR QUALITY

Logistics Management’s 40th Annual Quest for Quality Awards was announced in its August issue and Atlantic Container Line (ACL) ranked top performer for 2023. Over the course of four decades, LM’s Quest for Quality has been regarded in the transportation and logistics industry as the most important measure of customer satisfaction and performance excellence. To […]

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ENTIRE FLEET RECEIVES U.S. COAST GUARD’S QUALSHIP 21 CERTIFICATION

ACL is excited to announce that the U.S. Coast Guard has awarded a QUALSHIP 21 certificate to its entire fleet of container/RORO vessels: Atlantic Star, Atlantic Sky, Atlantic Sail, Atlantic Sun and Atlantic Sea. The U.S. Coast Guard makes every effort to ensure safe, secure, and environmentally sound maritime commerce and offers this program to […]

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