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    • PROJECT CARGO CONFERENCE SINGAPORE, SPONSORED BY AAL SHIPPING 19 September 2023 - The programme has been revealed for the inaugural Project Cargo Conference, which is being held on November 3, 2023 alongside the transport logistic & air cargo (tlac) Southeast Asia exhibition in Singapore. Registration for the event is free, and […]
    • International Transport Journalist Awards 2023, Presented by AAL Shipping 13 September 2023 - The Seahorse Freight Association Journalist Awards, in partnership with AAL Shipping, recognise and celebrate the best journalism in supply chain, logistics, and transport, as well as celebrating individuals who have gone above and beyond to […]
    • AAL DELIVERS COMPONENTS FOR USD200M AUS POWER STATION 11 July 2023 - AAL Shipping (AAL) recently completed the successful transportation of critical Toshiba-built power station components on a single shipment from China and Japan to Queensland, Australia. The units were carried for global logistics provider DB Schenker […]
    • CRANE OPERATIONS DEMAND HEIGHTENED FLEXIBILITY 28 June 2023 - Left photo: ‘AAL Melbourne’ discharging four second-hand Liebherr cranes. Right photos: ‘AAL Hong Kong’, loading three ASCs. This Spring has seen AAL Shipping (AAL) undertake the long-haul transport of some impressive heavy lift cranes and related components […]
    • A TIGHT SQUEEZE – JUICE TANKS FROM CHINA TO EUROPE 29 May 2023 - AAL has recently transported eight giant juice tanks safely on a single sailing from Taicang Port in China to Setúbal in Portugal, 50 kilometres south of Lisbon.  Carried on its 31,000 deadweight mega-size A-Class heavy […]
    • AAL RELEASES ‘FIRST LOOK’ SUPER B-CLASS FILM 2 May 2023 - In advance of the launch next year of the first of AAL Shipping’s (AAL) mega size 32,000 deadweight (DWT) Super B-Class heavy lift vessels, the ‘AAL LIMASSOL’, the global carrier has released a short film […]
    • AAL CHINA CELEBRATES 25-YEAR ANNIVERSARY 15 March 2023 - In 2023, AAL Shipping (AAL), a global leader in the multipurpose project heavy lift shipping sector, celebrates the 25th anniversary of the establishment of ‘AAL China’. As China continues to see economic growth through its […]
    • ‘AAL LIMASSOL’ TAKES CENTRE STAGE 1 March 2023 - Today at the CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipyard in Guangzhou China, a traditional steel cutting ceremony took place for the first of AAL’s SIX new Super B-Class 32K DWT heavy lift MPVs, the ‘AAL Limassol’ – […]
    • AAL EXPANDS PRESENCE IN THE MIDDLE EAST 7 February 2023 - The 31,000dwt ‘mega-size’ heavy lift vessel, ‘AAL Kobe’, transporting two heavy lift single-point mooring (SPM) Buoys along AAL Shipping’s (AAL) ‘Europe – Middle East / India – Asia Monthly Liner Service’ (EUMEIA), from Jebel Ali […]
    • AAL TRANSPORTS 20,000FRT OF RECLAIMER COMPONENTS 10 January 2023 - AAL’s scheduled monthly ‘Asia to Australia West Coast Liner Service’ (AUWC) recently provided the perfect solution for global project logistics provider NMT and its client, industrial engineering giant Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions. The operation involved the […]
    • THAI & SING ADDED TO AAL’S ‘ASIA TO WC AUS LINER SERVICE’ 21 December 2022 - Increasing its coverage of key Southeast Asian Markets, AAL Shipping (AAL) is adding Thailand and Singapore to is long-standing Asia to West Coast Australia Liner service (AUWC).  The service was also recently bolstered with the […]
    • AAL HEADLINES GLOBAL JOURNALIST AWARDS 2022 13 December 2022 - AAL was the proud headline sponsor of the world’s top transport journalist awards, held in London on Wednesday 7th December 2022. The Seahorse Freight Association Journalist Awards, in partnership with AAL Shipping, celebrate the best […]
    • AUSTRALIA’S TALLEST TURBINE, CARE OF AAL! 9 December 2022 - Renewable energy developer RES Australia has reached a major milestone in the construction of the 180MW Dulacca wind farm in Queensland’s southwest, with the installation of the last of the project’s 43 turbines – the […]
    • AAL WINS BIG AT AUS SHIPPING AWARDS 2022 18 November 2022 - The pair were recognised in the Bulk & Specialised Shipping category for their partnership on a tug recovery operation in Devonport, Tasmania, this year Singapore, 18 November 2022: AAL Shipping (AAL) has been named joint […]
    • DISASSEMBLED BERTH OPERATION IN AUS 19 October 2022 - AAL Shipping (AAL) successfully collaborated on the disassembly of Berth 2 at Hay Point Coal Terminal in Queensland and its subsequent shipment to Henderson, Western Australia for disposal. Comprising seven packages with a total weight […]
    • AAL EXPANSION RENDERS 90% FLEET CONTROL 12 October 2022 - First photo: 25,800 dwt ‘G-Class’ vessel.Second photo: 33,000 dwt ‘W-Class’ vessel. AAL Shipping (AAL) has added further vessels to its owned multipurpose cargo vessel (MPV) fleet. This month saw the delivery of the 2010 ‘AAL […]
    • AAL AMERICAS BOOSTS TEAM & LOCAL SERVICE 6 October 2022 - AAL is strengthening its Americas division with several appointments to key positions over the past few months. These comprise the promotion of Henrik Hansen to General Manager; recruitment of highly experienced local MPP commercial executive, […]
    • AAL CROWNED ‘SHIP OPERATOR OF THE YEAR​​​​ 2022′ 23 September 2022 - AAL Shipping (AAL) was named the ‘Ship Operator of the Year’ at the annual Heavy Lift and Project Forwarding International (HLPFI) Awards night, held in Hamburg, Germany on Thursday 22nd September. AAL has remained committed […]
    • MERCHANT SHIPPING APPOINTED COMMERCIAL REP INDIA 15 September 2022 - AAL Shipping (AAL) has appointed Mumbai-based shipping company, Merchant Shipping Services PVT Ltd., to be its exclusive commercial agency representative in India – a move that will harness yet further the cargo opportunities available to […]
    • AAL TRIUMPHS AGAIN AT 2022 AFLAS AWARDS! 13 September 2022 - AAL Shipping (AAL), one of the world’s leading global breakbulk and project heavy lift operators, has been named ‘Best Shipping Line – Project Cargo’ at the 2022 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards, […]
    • AAL LIFTS TWO SUNKEN TUGS IN TASMANIA 23 August 2022 - AAL Shipping (AAL) has undertaken a salvage operation to remove two tugs from the Mersey River in Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania that had been sunk by a cement carrier in January. Chosen […]


    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.

    In 2018, AAL retained the AFLAS Award: ‘Best Project Cargo Shipping 2018’.

    In 2019, we beat out stiff competition to retain the AFLAS Award: ‘Best Project Cargo Shipping 2019’ and have added to this with the highly prestigious ‘Shipping Line of the Year 2019’ honour at the inaugural HLPFI Heavy Lift Awards in Antwerp.

    In 2020 and 2021, AAL maintained excellence and was once again awarded the AFLAS Award: ‘Best Project Cargo Shipping’.

    In 2022 AAL was crowned ‘Ship Operator of the Year 2022’ at the annual Heavy Lift and Project Forwarding International (HLPFI) Awards and has also triumphed again at the 2022 AFLAS Awards to win the ‘Best Shipping Line-Project Cargo 2022’ award.



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