AAL-Breakbulk Carriers-Breakbulk


Founded in the Netherlands in 1995 and headquartered in Singapore since 2009, AAL is a global company that serves the breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo sector with multi-purpose vessels built for carrying various kinds of cargoes such as wood, steel, building materials, rolls of paper and bulk cargo. Some of its larger multi-purpose vessels have the capacity to carry various kinds of loads on the same voyage.

AAL’s customer base includes industries such as oil and gas, mining, energy, and infrastructure. For each category of customers, AAL offers a ‘total’ multi-purpose shipping solution, comprising three distinct service models that can be combined as required:

-- Chartering Solutions, which provide customized, competitive options for any type of cargo to any compass point on either a spot or long-term engagement basis;

-- Liner Services, which provide regularly scheduled sailings that connect the main ports of Asia-Pacific and Oceania, and

-- Semi-Liner Services, which combine fixed-route sailings with highly flexible port calls on trades between Asia, Middle East, the Americas and Europe.

12 Sep 2022
MPV/HL ships could be harder to find in coming years as carriers have difficulty finding funding for new ship orders, despite strong demand and higher rates than they have been able to command for years.
29 Apr 2022
Multipurpose and heavy-lift vessel capacity will remain tight for years, keeping upward pressure on pricing, carrier executives said at the JOC Breakbulk & Project Cargo conference.
04 Jun 2020
MPV/HL carrier AAL’s Asia–Europe service, which has filled a vacuum created by the demise of Zeamarine, is seeing relatively strong demand despite a pandemic-hampered market.
The AAL Dampier loading petrochemical plant components at Pyeongtaek for delivery to a petrochemical plant site at Map Ta Phut, Thailand. The cargo was more than 15,000 cbm and included an 86-meter-long pressure vessel weighing close to 360 mt.
02 Oct 2019
Multipurpose/heavy-lift carrier AAL adds tonnage and adopts a new transaction management system.
The fifth of five tunnel-boring machines now operating in Sydney was discharged to barge at White Bay, Australia, from the AAL Kembla.
16 Apr 2019
Heavy-lift carrier AAL recently moved two tunnel-boring machines, essential equipment for major metro rail projects, from Nansha, China, to Sydney and Melbourne, Australia.
AAL Kembla.
31 Jan 2019
Among shipowners’ concerns: will there be enough low-sulfur fuel on Jan. 1, 2020? And will the low-sulfur quality be consistent?
AAL unloads condensing unit in China for Australia
05 Sep 2018
Mining interests are once again upgrading and investing in activities that require inbound project cargo after years of merely status-quo maintenance.
11 Mar 2016
AAL and Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG will launch a joint semi-liner service using multipurpose vessels with heavy-lift capability between Asia, the Middle East and Europe.