"Entering our third century of continuous operation, the mission remains unchanged: to maintain and develop skill in seamanship, to effect a change in maritime law towards the development of the American Merchant Marine, to assist the seamen of other countries towards the establishment of the Brotherhood of the Sea."

APL gains cargo as Maersk exits U.S.-flag TransPacific service

SUP-contracted American President Lines got a boost this month when Maersk Line announced it was terminating its four-ship, U.S.-flag, TransPacific service in January.