Farrell Lines

The U.S. shipping Farrell Lines existed from 1925 to 2000.


It was founded shipping company in 1925 by the American industrialist and president of U.S. Steel James A. Farrell as the American South African Line ( ASAL ) in New York. It operated freight and passenger services on the North American East Coast to West and South Africa. The first ship of the new shipping company in 1930, the City of New York put into service. In 1935 the shipping company expanded its line of services to East African ports and Mauritius.

After the Second World War, the shipping company took their service again and renamed in 1948 in Farrell Lines has to offer. During the 1960s, the regular passenger services of the shipping company accumulated by the triumph of passenger aviation at such high losses that Farrell stopped this in 1965. After that, the company focused in the 1970s on cargo services between the United States and Australia. 1978 Farrell earned the American Export Lines.

By 1991 the fleet had shrunk to four ships in the Mediterranean and Persian Gulf service. on July 16, 2000 purchased the British-Dutch shipping company P & O Nedlloyd, the remaining operation. 2005 Farrell Line came up with the parent company, Royal P & O Nedlloyd to AP Møller Mærsk -. This revived the name Farrell 2010 Ro-Ro shipping company under U.S. flag.