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’. This year, 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.



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News and Events

  • AAL’S BENELUX AGENT ‘DKT’ BOOSTS MPP CAPABILITY 12 February 2020 - Antwerp-based Shipping Agency, DKT (De Keyser Thornton Group), has appointed two top ex Rickmers/Zeamarine Managers, Kurt Lyssens and Peter De Boer – both highly regarded and experienced liner services operators – to strengthen its commercial [...]
  • AAL LAUNCHES EUROPE – MIDDLE EAST / INDIA – ASIA MONTHLY LINER SERVICE 10 February 2020 - Launching this month, the Europe – Middle East / India – Asia Monthly Liner Service will connect main ports between Europe, Middle East / India and Asia, to serve the market’s MPP & project heavy [...]
  • AAL TRANSPORTS SIX RTGs ON ITS ASIA – US SERVICE 13 January 2020 - January 2020 – Award-winning multipurpose and project heavy lift carrier, AAL, has opened its 25th year of operations with the successful delivery of a cargo of six RTGs (rubber tyred gantry cranes) in a single [...]
  • IMO 2020 LOW SULPHUR FUEL REGULATION 24 December 2019 - In strict accordance with the above regulation, AAL has migrated its entire fleet to the use of fuel with a sulphur content of 0.5% or less. This fuel comprises variants such as Low Sulphur Fuel [...]
  • ALL SHIP-SHAPE ONBOARD THE AAL BANGKOK! 18 December 2019 - The AAL Bangkok recently provided the perfect ocean transport solution for a leading yacht transport and boat shipping company, representing a select group of private owners seeking a Caribbean climate for their pleasure cruising this [...]
  • AAL WINS ‘BEST SHIPPING LINE 2019’ AT HEAVY LIFT AWARDS 17 October 2019 - Tuesday 14 October in Antwerp: AAL beats off stiff competition from the world’s top carriers to WIN top honors ‘Shipping Line of the Year 2019’ at the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards, organised by HLPFI. Congratulations [...]

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