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April 3, 1998
Shipping Timesweb site
  • S'pore still a competitive bunkering centre: Shell
    Tariff levels and quality control allow republic to stand out from the competition
  • Four marine shows being held together for the first time
  • Indon exporters hit by container shortage

  • Keen overseas interest likely with China airport policy change
    Beijing will allow foreign investors to enter other sectors, join senior mangagement
  • China Southern positive on domestic market
  • Garuda suspends 6 int'l routes
  • American Airlines orders 8 more Boeing 777s
  • SIA passenger load down 9% in Feb
  • Beijing launches first joint venture to make airplane parts

  • 'General paramount clause' in charterparty refers to Hague Rules

Sched Netweb site
  • Slot-charter agreed within TNWA
  • Thai shippers may be hit by "late delivery"
  • Vessel purchase to boost Malaysian group
  • Dutch group probes new terminal design
  • GAC keeps up to par
  • Israel and India examine code-share
  • Lufthansa Cargo orders three MD-11F aircraft
  • New man at Polar
  • HACTL wins industry awards
  • Delta launches Atlanta-Caracas service
  • Emirates appoints cargo boss

Cargowebweb site
APRIL 2, 1998
  • BTL and the Sema Group cooperate in Internet commerce
  • Lobby organization HIDC offers agenda for the future
  • Penske Logistics purchases 3,000 mobile systems from Qualcomm
  • Big loss for Hanjin Shipping
  • Dutch prime minister urges for better infrastructure in Eastern Europe

Cyber Shipping Guide - Ocean Commerceweb site
  • Shippers praise cabinet decision on conference exemption
  • South American trade carriers eye rate hike
  • Thai exports to Europe piled up in Singapore
  • DCL to launch freight service from Puerto Rico
  • Kintetsu's sales up but profit wanes in 1997
  • Consolidated air exports grow 12% in Feb.

World Wide Shipperweb site
  • Sea-Tac firefighters honor Warf
  • Corps of Engineers updates financial system
  • Portland port board meeting change notice
  • Newport News directors Ok dividend
  • Exec describes IMO history in 50th anniversary message

Lloyd's Listweb site
  • UK owners face training penalty
    UK shipowners who fail to shoulder the responsibility of maritime training may be penalised as part of a new government strategy under discussion.
  • Iran frees Smit captives held for seven months
    THREE Smit International seafarers have been reunited with their families following their release by the Iranian authorities after more than six months in captivity.
  • Philippine ports sector faces uncertain outlook
    MARKET watchers are divided in their view of Philippine port operators. Some are convinced things are looking up for the sector while others still have their doubts, Dow Jones reports.
  • Namibia seeks port help
    THE Namibian government has appealed to the world's largest port, Rotterdam, for assistance to help it expand the port of Walvis Bay.
  • Harbour upkeep tax gets thumbs down
    THE US Supreme Court has ruled that the country's controversial harbour maintenance fee, assessed since 1986 against all waterborne cargoes, is contrary to the US constitution when applied to exports.
  • Boston shippers may lose out over refunds
    THE US Supreme Court ruling that the ad valorem Harbour Maintenance Tax is unconstitutional when applied to export cargoes could cost Port of Boston shippers as much as they receive in court-ordered tax refunds from the federal government, writes Joel Glass.
  • Indonesia set to merge state shipping firms
    THE Indonesian Ministry of Transportation is set to merge the country's three state shipping companies into one, in addition to the merger of the archipelago's four port management companies, it has been reported.
  • Access to Jebel Ali port to be dredged
    MARKING its return to the Persian Gulf after an absence of eight years, Belgium's Dredging International is to conduct a port maintenance project at the port of Jebel Ali using the 11,300 cu m trailing suction hopper dredger Vlaanderen 18.

Fairplayweb site
APRIL 2, 1998
  • Barcelona begins talks with Rotterdam
    BARCELONA port authorities are hoping to sign a strategic alliance with the port of Rotter-dam to consider joint bids for ports being privatised outside Europe.
  • Brazil approves new orders
    BRAZIL'S government, worried by increasing unemployment, has approved new shipbuilding orders.
  • Luzon free zone attracts overseas interest
    THREE international firms are interested in forming a joint venture with the Philippine state-run Bases Conversion Development Authority to develop an economic and freeport zone in Luzon.
  • RCCL moves to number two in Oslo
    RAPIDLY expanding Royal Caribbean Cruises has become the second most capitalised company listed on the Oslo stock exchange.
  • Nhava Sheva appoints HSBC
    NHAVA Sheva International Container Terminal has appointed Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corp as its sole arranger of debt finance.
  • Greek ports to strike again
    GREEK port workers unions have announced a 48-hour nationwide strike for April 8 and 9.
  • P&O Nedlloyd completes Blue Star acquisition
    P&O Nedlloyd has completed its acquisition of Blue Star Line's container shipping business.
  • Vancouver handles biggest ever food-aid shipment
    VANCOUVER has handled its largest ever shipment of food aid, destined for Afghanistan.
  • UK taxation 'should be brought into line'
    THE UK's tax rules for shipping should be "brought into line with those of our European competitors," said David Cobb, executive chairman of James Fisher & Sons
  • Patrick refuses to rule out mass sackings
    AUSTRALIAN stevedoring company Patrick has refused in court to rule out sacking its workforce en masse as a result of mounting losses
  • Australia reviews Navigation Act
    AUSTRALIA has begun a two-stage review of its 86-year-old Navigation Act with a view to modernising it.
  • Mitsui Engineering slashes jobs
    JAPAN'S Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding announced yesterday that it aims to cut 500 employees from its workforce by March 2001.
  • Ukraine confirms carrier sale
    A UKRAINE official has confirmed the sale of the aircraft carrier Varyag to a tourism company for $20m.
  • BHP's Hawaiian refinery sold
    TEXAS-based Tesoro Petroleum has agreed to purchase the BHP Americas Refining oil refinery on Oahu Island in the Hawaiian Islands.
  • SCI wins Indian oil work
    INDIA'S government has given Shipping Corp of India authority to charter ships to carry crude oil for the Oil Co-ordination Committee.
  • Filipino crews face increasing competition
    GROWING competition and the depressed market have sparked fears of harder times ahead for Filipino seafarers.
  • Jinhui sails into the red
    OSLO-listed Chinese carrier Jinhui Shipping has reported a $8.53m loss for last year, compared with a profit of $5.91m in 1996.

Antwerpse Lloyd n.v.web site
  • Autocare Europe se développe sur des créneaux de marché sur l'axe est/ouest
    Autocare Europe (ACE), opérateur ferroviaire spécialisé dans le transport automobile, est né il y a cinq ans en tant que filiale conjointe des chemins de fer belges et britanniques, de Ferry-Boats et de Cobelfret. A la veille de l'ouverture du tunnel sous la Manche, l'objectif était de générer en premier lieu des trafics dans cette direction, mais la réalité en a décidé autrement. Les producteurs automobiles accordent une grande importance aux coûts. De plus, les ferries avaient réalisé une telle offre, qu'ils assuraient la navette dans les mêmes délais de temps que le tunnel sous la Manche. La compagnie s'est alors orientée vers l'axe est-ouest, et non sans succès. ACE s'est en effet développé en un important opérateur de niche qui forme désormais un maillon indispensable dans la chaîne logistique offerte par le groupe Cobelfret.
  • Belgique: Daerden prié de libéraliser plus rapidement le secteur fluvial
    Les Pays-Bas, on le sait, ont la ferme intention de libéraliser un an plus tôt que prévu, c'est-à-dire au 1er décembre de cette année, leurs systèmes de tour-de-rôle et de frets obligatoires. Un débat est attendu ces jours-ci au sein de la Deuxième Chambre afin de modifier la loi qui régit actuellement le transport fluvial aux Pays-Bas.
  • La CE souhaite réduire l'émission de CO2 de moitié d'ici 2010
    La Commission européenne a publié un rapport sur les moyens de réduire l'émission de CO2 par le transport routier de personnes et de marchandises afin de respecter les accords conclus lors de la conférence climatologique des Nations Unies à Kyoto. Cette émission représente 26% de l'émission totale de CO2 dans l'Union européenne. Si l'Europe ne prend pas de mesures coordonnées, ce taux pourrait augmenter jusqu'à 40% d'ici 2010.

Daily Commercial Newsweb site
  • Rail freight shunted out of Sydney metro
    Weekday rail freight services will be shunted out of the Sydney metropolitan area for two weeks, starting from April 3 as part of State Rail's first "dress rehearsal for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
    State Rail has scheduled freight trains at night or diverted them around the area to avoid passenger train problems during the two-week Royal Sydney Easter Show being held at the Olympic Homebush Bay site.
  • Maritime union awaits Patrick '$5 sale'
    The national secretary of the Maritime union of Australia, John Coombs yesterday accused Patrick of attempting to introduce "United State industrial thuggery" to the Australian waterfront.
    Mr Coombs told DCN he was absolutely certain that Patrick would sack its workforce on or about April 14 and place the company into liquidation.
  • WS says Dampier viability at risk
    Western Stevedores director John Peraldini has indicated that the viability of its Dampier stevedoring operation will be seriously threatened if its exclusive stevedoring rights at the port are taken away.
    He said the company's contract with the Dampier Port Authority committed it to meet cost structures for managing the berth which would be difficult if the company lost part of its revenue.
  • Govt begins two-stage review of Nav Act.
    Workplace Relations Minister Peter Reith announced yesterday that the government has begun a two-stage review of the Navigation Act 1912.
    DCN understands that the intended outcome is to take the industrial relations element out of the Navigation Act, and hand it back to industry to be handled in conformity with the Workplace Relations Act.
  • BHPT, Daiichi join hands for Capesize order
    BHP Transport and Japanese ship operator Daiichi Chuo Kisen Kaisha have confirmed a joint order for a 185,000 DWT bulk carrier - due for delivery in 2000 - from Korea's Samsung Shipbuilding and Heavy Industries.
    BHPT said Daiichi is one of its "most substantial and significant contract holders" and the two companies have a long and close relationship extending to most of BHP's international shipping trades, particularly those of BHP Minerals and BHP steel.

The Journal of Commerceweb site
  • Board opens review of rail competition
  • Harbor tax alternative sought
  • Taking steps to trip cargo thieves
  • House, Senate on road to final highway bill
  • Forecasters predict rains of replenishment in Panama

  • Textainer Equipment takes charge of PrimeSource's marine box fleet
  • Truckers will tell all about shipping in 2000 at meet
  • New York container traffic rises
  • Rostock-Atlantic makes switch to Africa service
  • Sandstorm shuts Cairo airport
  • Cargo International signs on as sales agent for truck carriers
  • Wallenius orders 10th Daewoo car carrier
  • Russia agency wins bid to slash rail cargo rates
  • EU panel weighs fuel tax or emissions charge to cut back airplane pollution
  • Reopened New London woos breakbulk
  • Lobbyist was an unsung heroine of oil and marine transportation industries
  • STB tries to stay alive while keeping rail competition rolling

Traffic Worldweb site
  • Is the Surface Transportation Board merely a cipher dutifully carrying out congressional instructions? Or is it an independent policy-making agency? Those questions fueled ardent debate between STB Chairman Linda Morgan and Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D.-W.Va., when the Surface Transportation Subcommittee held what is likely to be its only hearing on STB reauthorization. Morgan was treated to a bipartisan display of displeasure toward the board's handling of railroad mergers and captive shipper rate complaints. Morgan defended her agency's record, and asked for a five-year reauthorization with no substantive changes.
  • Eliminating operating crew fatigue and determining the technical dimensions of a train collision-avoidance system are emerging as principal issues in congressional reauthorization of a federal rail safety program. FRA Administrator Jolene Molitoris intends to rivet FRA's collaborative Safety Assurance and Compliance Program on employee fatigue, which is blamed for as many as one-third of all train accidents.
  • Money here, money there, money everywhere. There's money all around in the record-breaking $217 billion and $214 billion highway bills approved by the House and the Senate, respectively. Trucking interests are ecstatic over the prospect of a 40 percent rise in federal spending on highways. Plus, there's the added bonus that the Highway Trust Fund would be taken off budget, if conferees agree to the House version of the bill. President Clinton is threatening a veto of this potentially budget-busting bill, but highway backers say there's money in the trust fund to cover everything.
  • Overriding the objections of both Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe, the STB will consider a bid by the Texas Mexican Railway and its part owner, the Kansas City Southern, to acquire trackage between Houston and Beaumont, Texas, and other property from congestion-plagued Union Pacific. The STB decision could lead to consideration of a number of proposals that would impose additional conditions on the UP-Southern Pacific merger, specifically to address service problems in Houston and the Gulf Coast area.
  • The U.S. Postal Service wants to be the first to cultivate China as a booming mail order market. Through its three-year-old Global Package Link service, the USPS is courting small to midsize businesses to print up catalogs and let the Postal Service do the rest. Thanks to its arrangement with China Post, the USPS is able to offer a local partner for U.S. companies wishing to peddle their products in the huge, virtually untapped market.
  • It's been a mad March for Asian cargo coming into the United States, and April looks even crazier. "We've never seen anything like it," said Thomas M. Eskesen, director of strategic line management for Maersk Line's Pacific service. But carriers aren't exactly clapping their hands for joy - they're holding them out and asking for more money. They're planning freight increases - not, they say, to take advantage of the busy shipping season, but to make up for the losses they've incurred because of a drop in rates.
  • Hellmann International Forwarders wouldn't have jumped headlong into the perishables business last year if it hadn't been for the Internet. The Miami-based forwarder has created a website devoted to shippers of perishables. It shows its customers not only where their shipment is, but its temperature and quality as well. Still in the works is an application that will allow buyers of perishables to place orders through the website.
  • Hellmann International Forwarders wouldn't have jumped headlong into the perishables business last year if it hadn't been for the Internet. The Miami-based forwarder has created a website devoted to shippers of perishables. It shows its customers not only where their shipment is, but its temperature and quality as well. Still in the works is an application that will allow buyers of perishables to place orders through the website.
  • Maybe it's the unseasonably warm weather. Or that mysterious antigravity force that's been puzzling scientists. Whatever the reason, the urge to merge has led to a surge of acquisitions, mergers and partnerships among supply-chain software companies. Warehouse software vendor Optum Software announced it will merge with transportation software developer Metasys, while United Parcel Service and PeopleSoft agreed to integrate their software distribution and order management software.
  • Railways and the Canadian Wheat Board have come out swinging at the start of public hearings by the Canadian Transportation Agency into last winter's grain transportation problems. Almost lost in the legal jousting has been the fact that this winter grain has moved smoothly.

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Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
Singapore
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
Washington
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
Klaipeda
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Thiruvananthapuram
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Rome
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
London
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
Shack
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
Hamburg
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
Ankara
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Lugano
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
London
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
Brussels
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Papendrecht
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Brussels
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
Singapore
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Venice
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
Balboa
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
Breed
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
Rome
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
Washington
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Rome
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Copenhagen
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Genoa
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
Copenhagen
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Athens
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
Beijing
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Genoa
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Rome
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
Cagliari
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Casablanca
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
Kallo
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Copenhagen
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
Miami
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Bucharest
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Genoa
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
Wiesbaden
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
Hilden
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Nola
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Hvidovre
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
Milan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Rome
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
Singapore
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
Rome
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Trieste
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
Hamburg
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
Ravenna
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Milan
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Genoa
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Athens
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
Barcelona
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Dalian
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
Hamilton
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Milan
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Holzwickede
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Dénia
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
Genoa
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Amsterdam
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Cagliari
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
Genoa
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
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In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
Genoa
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Hamilton
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
Genoa
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
Reflights
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
Rostock
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
Genoa
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
Oslo
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
Hamburg
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Rome
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
Genoa
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Rome
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Tokyo
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
Ravenna
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
Ravenna
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
Memphis
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
Genoa
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Ancona
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Rome
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
Tokyo
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Rome
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
Geneva
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Marseille
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
Livorno
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
PORTS
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
DATABASE
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
››› File
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Montreal
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
Genoa
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Trieste
Report on work in liguri ports
Genoa
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Arezzo
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
They rise to 88 the companies associated with Assiterminal
Genoa
Membership of seven new companies
Brothers Cosulich acquired the genovese Slavetti Enzo
Genoa
It operates in the field of production and sales of hardware products for the shipbuilding and nautical industry
Likely sinking of the renaissance Tutor attacked by the Houthis
Portsmouth
Signaled the sighting at sea of debris and hydrocarbon chiaths
EU Council agrees to its position on new regulation on the European Maritime Safety Agency
Brussels
Also adopted the general approach on the regulation on the use of the capacity of the railway infrastructure
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