ANL NAMES MACANDREWS AS AGENT FOR U.K. AND IRELAND
Effective March 1st 2006, ANL Singapore Pte Ltd is appointing
MacAndrews & Co as its new agency representative for the U.K.
and Ireland replacing the existing agent, John Good Shipping.
Comments John Lines, Managing Director of ANL: "The decision to
appoint MacAndrews is part of a realignment of ANL and CMA CGM
Group activities in the U.K. It will create a lot of synergies
and allow us to offer an even better service to our clients.
We want to thank John Good Shipping for the work that they have
done for ANL in the U.K. and Ireland which has laid the foundations
for us to grow our presence in these two key markets."
Adds Peter Hill, General Manager Sales and Marketing of MacAndrews
agency in the U.K.: "This latest development supplements the
presence of MacAndrews' U.K. and Irish agency companies in the
inter-continental container trades and strengthens the service
portfolio that we offer to U.K. and Irish shippers."
ANL offers a wide range of services between the U.K./Ireland area
and the Red Sea, Gulf, India Sub-Continent, North Asia, South East
Asia and China; as well as the U.S. East Coast and Australasia.
As part of the change in agency representation, ANL's regional
representative office is also relocating to MacAndrews head office
Notes to editors:
ANL (Singapore) Pte Ltd
ANL Singapore Pte Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of ANL Container
Line Pty Ltd, which CMA CGM purchased in 1998 from the Australian
Government. In 2002, ANL Singapore entered the Asia/Europe trades,
marking ANL's initial expansion into East/West services. Today
it operates a broad range of containerised shipping services
including on the key East/West routes of Asia/Europe (including
Europe/Middle East services), Asia/North America, Asia/Indian
sub-Continent and Europe/North America. In addition to the
East/West services, ANL Singapore also offers North/South services
between Asia and Australia and New Zealand. As a long-standing
owner and operator of shipping services in the Australasian region,
ANL is a very well-respected name within the international
container shipping industry and provides the highest level
of personalised quality container shipping services to its
MacAndrews & Co Ltd
MacAndrews & Co is both a container shipping company and a liner
agency. In addition to the U.K. and Ireland, MacAndrews has its
own agency operations in Belgium, Germany, Poland, Portugal,
Spain and the Netherlands.
As an intra-European regional container shipping line, MacAndrews
began to expand from its core European services in 2003 when it
started offering a container shipping service between Europe, the
Middle East and India / Pakistan buying slots from EPIC. It
entered the trade between the Indian sub-continent and North
America by joining the Indamex Consortium in 2004 and launched
the Swahili Express service in the trade between the Indian
sub-continent, the Middle East and East Africa at the end of 2004.