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“Atlantic Sky” Signing Ceremony

“Atlantic Sky” is only a few weeks away from joining our service after being delivered to ACL in Shanghai on March 22, 2017. ACL’s President, Andrew J. Abbott (center) shown at the signing ceremony.

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HRH & Fireworks Christen “Atlantic Sea”

ACL has officially launched its new fleet of transatlantic combination Container/Roll‐on Roll‐off (CONRO) vessels in spectacular style, following the Christening of the Atlantic Sea, by HRH The Princess Royal in Liverpool.  Crowds lined Liverpool’s iconic waterfront to witness the official … Continue reading

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Guess who got her sea legs in Hamburg?

August 11…”Atlantic Sea” arrived at Hamburg, as her first port of call, simultaneously loading a combination of RORO & Containers! The “Sea” set sail on August 13th to her next scheduled port of call.

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Sky’s the limit…

After vessel sea trials at the end of July, “Atlantic Sky” will be the 4th combination RORO/Containership  to soon be joining the ACL fleet. Stay tuned!

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IMO – SOLAS Regulation Loaded Container Verified Gross Mass (VGM)

As of July 1, 2016 the International Maritime Organization (IMO) amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention requires the shipper of a packed container to provide the container’s verified gross mass (VGM) prior to stowage aboard ship. In accordance with the ruling if a VGM is not provided, cargo cannot be loaded. […]

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To reach a port we must set… SAIL

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 “Atlantic Sail” leaves Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding (HZS) in China for the last time. After a month’s voyage, the “Sail” is expected to  join the fleet in early May! Vessel #2 we welcome you!!

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Setting Sail

March 31, 2016 Officially delivery of the “Atlantic Sail”, the 2nd of 5 new vessels in the G4 fleet. The “Sail” will set sail from China early in the week of April 4th & take its place in the company’s transatlantic schedule in early … Continue reading

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