ORION MARINE'S HISTORY

Cost effective and reliable modes of ocean and land transportation.

 

Services

1973 Assumed representation of Cast, a Montreal/Antwerp container service.

1973 Signed first space charter agreement with Finnlines for containers from USEC to Europe (later extended to Kotka).

1973 Established trans shipment service via Japan to Australia as a viable alternative to Conference.

1974 New intermodal service via Rotterdam to South Africa in competition to Conference.

1975 First international service USA/Middle East based on space charter with Yugolinjia via Trieste/ Larnaca/Tartous to Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

1976 Offered Afghanistan service via Leningrad and by rail to Kushka and Termiz.

1977 First container shipments to Myanmar.

1978 Afghanistan transit via Kushka.