AAL is a multiple award-winning global ocean transport operator that has, for over 20 years, served the breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo industry. A member of the prestigious Schoeller Holdings Group, we draw upon a distinguished shipping pedigree that has seen us grow into one of the world’s largest multipurpose operators.

Our customers represent industries like energy, oil & gas, mining, forestry, leisure, agriculture and construction – and our vision is to be the best at what we do and create sustainable growth and an unparalleled reputation, built on trust and service.

In 2016, AAL was awarded: 'Breakbulk Operator of the Year 2016' (Global Freight Awards), 'Excellence in Project Cargo Shipping 2016' (Australia Shipping Awards), 'Best Project Cargo Shipping 2016' (AFLAS Awards).

In 2017, AAL won the prestigious AFLAS Award once again, for excellence in global project shipping: 'Best Project Cargo Shipping 2017' and 'Best Logistics 2017' at the Lloyd's List Asia Pacific Awards.


Core Shipping Services

Learn more about our Liner Services
and Tramp & Projects Divisions here.

News and Events

  • AAL AND HMM TO GLOBALLY COOPERATE AND LAUNCH JOINT ‘FAR EAST – MIDDLE EAST MPV LINER SERVICE’ 6 February 2018 - Specialist multipurpose carriers and long-standing collaborators, AAL and Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), are entering an exciting global cooperation that will see both carriers expand their trade route coverage, sailings frequency, and MPV fleet capacity. The […]
  • AAL APPOINTS NEW COMMERCIAL MANAGER FOR CANADA 8 December 2017 - In a move that underscores AAL’s long standing presence and commitment to the Canadian market and further boosts its support of a growing project customer-base in the region, the global operator has appointed Marc Schutzbier […]
  • LOOKING FOR A CAREER IN SHIPPING? WE’RE HIRING! 7 December 2017 - We are hiring! AAL is looking for driven individuals to join our expanding team of shipping professionals around the world, so please send our HR team your current CV and a covering letter. If you’re […]
  • BOOK THE DATE! 29 November 2017 - Register at www.breakbulk.com/bbme2018
  • aalshipping AAL BRIDGES THE GAP FOR VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA 14 November 2017 - AAL completes shipment of iconic Johnson Street Bridge replacement September 2017 – The multipurpose shipping sector’s most highly decorated carrier, AAL, has successfully completed the transport and discharge of the replacement structure for the iconic […]
  • aalshipping GONE WITH THE WIND! 1 November 2017 - AAL executing the successful discharge of 51 giant windmill blades in Corpus Christi USA, transported from Taicang in China.

Upcoming Events

Breakbulk China

Shanghai, China

For more information please visit the event website.

Breakbulk Europe

Bremen, Germany

For more information please visit the event website.

AAL Booth: 1219

Breakbulk Americas

Houston, U.S.

For more information please visit the event website.