About ICL

ICL is a world class Trans-Atlantic shipping line with an integrated logistics network offering the most reliable delivery and customer focused solutions.
Independent Container Line

Our Ports of Call & Headquarters

Independent Container Line's USA headquarters has been located in Richmond, Virginia since 1985.  Our European headquarters is located in Antwerp, Belgium and was established in 1989.

Our ports of call are:

  • Antwerp, Belgium
  • Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Cork, Ireland
  • Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Wilmington, North Carolina

Transshipment services are available to and from:

  • Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Belfast, Northern Ireland

Short-Sea service available from Antwerp, BE to Cork, IE:

  • Weekly sailings from Antwerp on Wednesdays, Arriving Cork on Saturdays
Our Management & Employees

Our Team

ICL team members in conference

The ICL team is committed to providing our customers exceptional service delivered with passion and commitment.  Your call will always be answered by a knowledgeable and well-trained team member.



What makes us proud to be ICL
ICL Executives

Dale Ross and John Kirkland, Managing Partners   

The ICL executive team exemplifies the values of commitment to customers, employees and suppliers. The team brings an extensive wealth of knowledge that comes from many years of experience in the shipping industry.