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BRIEFS
April 25, 1998
Sched Netweb site
  • PSA breaks throughput record
  • Court orders stevedore company to take back workers
  • ECT starts its Italian job
  • TSA accused of involvement in JUEFC rate rise
  • OOIL 1997 profits plunge
  • New boat for UASC
  • Making air freight quicker
  • Shenzhen to build international air-cargo centre
  • Lauda Air expands its Antipodean role

Cargowebweb site
APRIL 24, 1998
  • Shippers driving force behind European logistics
  • Geodis out of the red
  • Shippers consider rail transport privatization too slow
  • German federal states quickly want more intermodal transport
  • Low price promotes intermodal transport
  • French-Canadian consortium builds French freight airport
  • Evergreen launches North Europe - South America service

The Journal of Commerceweb site
Home
  • Back to square one on dredging
  • Imports from Asia flood ports on West Coast
  • Transport board proposal to aid shippers in rail rate disputes
  • FMC launches Sea-Land equipment investigation
  • UPS may owe big tax bill to US
  • Ex-employees who steal customer lists face increasing chance of legal action
  • Shippers may be the last to benefit in air alliances
  • Strike to hit Denmark's transport services
  • Tanzania's Mkapa urges increased regional trade
  • U.S. sees momentum in China's WTO bid
  • Public has errant view of insurance profits, study says
  • South Africa urges WTO go easy on poorer states
  • UPS eyes Philippine upgrade, new fleet
  • BAX Global gets green light on Osaka customs brokerage license
Transportation
  • UPS expanding, upgrading fleet in Philippines
  • Hong Kong exports slip due to turmoil
  • Air express carriers halt operations in Myanmar
  • STB rejects Consol's bid to join in Conrail review
Maritime
  • Hyundai increases rates amid turmoil
  • CP forges alliances; unlike rival, there are no mergers in its path

The Journal of Commerceweb site
Home
  • Back to square one on dredging
  • Imports from Asia flood ports on West Coast
  • Transport board proposal to aid shippers in rail rate disputes
  • FMC launches Sea-Land equipment investigation
  • UPS may owe big tax bill to US
  • Ex-employees who steal customer lists face increasing chance of legal action
  • Shippers may be the last to benefit in air alliances
  • Strike to hit Denmark's transport services
  • Tanzania's Mkapa urges increased regional trade
  • U.S. sees momentum in China's WTO bid
  • Public has errant view of insurance profits, study says
  • South Africa urges WTO go easy on poorer states
  • UPS eyes Philippine upgrade, new fleet
  • BAX Global gets green light on Osaka customs brokerage license
Transportation
  • UPS expanding, upgrading fleet in Philippines
  • Hong Kong exports slip due to turmoil
  • Air express carriers halt operations in Myanmar
  • STB rejects Consol's bid to join in Conrail review
Maritime
  • Hyundai increases rates amid turmoil
  • CP forges alliances; unlike rival, there are no mergers in its path

The Journal of Commerceweb site
Home
  • Back to square one on dredging
  • Imports from Asia flood ports on West Coast
  • Transport board proposal to aid shippers in rail rate disputes
  • FMC launches Sea-Land equipment investigation
  • UPS may owe big tax bill to US
  • Ex-employees who steal customer lists face increasing chance of legal action
  • Shippers may be the last to benefit in air alliances
  • Strike to hit Denmark's transport services
  • Tanzania's Mkapa urges increased regional trade
  • U.S. sees momentum in China's WTO bid
  • Public has errant view of insurance profits, study says
  • South Africa urges WTO go easy on poorer states
  • UPS eyes Philippine upgrade, new fleet
  • BAX Global gets green light on Osaka customs brokerage license
Transportation
  • UPS expanding, upgrading fleet in Philippines
  • Hong Kong exports slip due to turmoil
  • Air express carriers halt operations in Myanmar
  • STB rejects Consol's bid to join in Conrail review
Maritime
  • Hyundai increases rates amid turmoil
  • CP forges alliances; unlike rival, there are no mergers in its path

Cyber Shipping Guide - Ocean Commerceweb site
APRIL 25 1998
  • FedEx to purchase MD-11
  • Sonoda to chair OECD Maritime Committee
  • FEFC stands firm on rate restoration
  • APL to expand domestic box fleet
  • Fritz opens 11,000sqm cargo center in Tilburg
  • Trans-Siberia rail achieves 10-day transit time

Marine Linkweb site
APRIL 24, 1998
  • P&O To Merge Bulk Shipping With Shougang
  • Coeclerici Wins $25M Transshipment Bid
  • Piraeus Port Boss Quits Over Labor Problems

Lloyd's Listweb site
  • OECD opponents under fire
    US Senate majority leader Trent Lott has unleashed his most outspoken attack on opponents of the OECD agreement to eliminate shipbuilding subsidies.
  • IMO calls for more work on cover code
    THE International Maritime Organisation has recommended that further work be carried out on the development of a code covering minimum standards for marine insurance, in close collaboration with the insurance industry, writes Andrea Felsted.
  • Newport News reports first-quarter increase
    NEWPORT News Shipbuilding has reported first-quarter net earnings of $16m ($0.44 per share) on revenues of $397m, up 23% on the year-earlier $13m ($0.38 per share), but off 1.5% on the 1997 quarter's $403m, respectively.
  • Florida physicians insurance dropped
    A PLANNED provision requiring all doctors in Florida to obtain a minimum $250,000 of medical malpractice insurance has been scuppered by the Florida Legislature, writes Joel Glass, Washington Correspon-dent.
  • Modest start for Port Klang bunkering
    MALAYSIA'S government-backed effort to develop bunkering services at Port Klang, which the government is promoting as a national load centre, has made a modest start.
  • Singapore port officials promote Eritrea study
    A VISIT to the African state of Eritrea to promote a detailed study on port management has been made by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, writes Edward Ion, Asia Editor, Singapore.
  • Landmark legal ruling made over 'Ya Mawlaya' collision
    INDIA'S Supreme Court has ruled in a landmark decision that the Bombay High Court lacked jurisdiction to try limitation of liability actions filed by owner/mana-gers of the bulk carrier, Ya Mawlaya, which was in a December 1994 collision with the tanker, New World.
  • Indian firms try to meet IMO deadline
    INDIAN shipping companies are in the process of acquiring the necessary certification that will allow them to trade in international waters, in line with International Maritime Organisation requirements.

Fairplayweb site
APRIL 24, 1998
  • Piraeus port chairman quits
    PIRAEUS Port Authority chairman George Klavdianos resigned his post today after being criticised by shipping minister Stavros Soumakis.
  • Jinhui posts loss as turnover falls
    HONG Kong-listed Jinhui Holdings has reported a net loss of HK$51.9m ($6.7m) for 1997 on the back of reduced turnover in a weak market.
  • Panama to build cruise port
    A $100m cruise line and tourist complex is slated for Panama's Port Amador, a former US naval base.
  • Australian ports remain bottom of league
    MELBOURNE remains one of the highest cost ports for ship-based charges in those ports served worldwide by member lines represented by Liner Shipping Services.
  • Eight rescued after ships collide
    SIX Filipino and two South Korean crew were rescued when their freighter sank yesterday after colliding with a gravel cargo ship off Japan's southern main island of Kyushu.
  • Box build-up goes on in Australia
    CONTAINERS continued to build up both inside and outside Australian docks today despite a court order allowing sacked union wharfies to have their jobs back.
  • Asian crisis hits British Columbia
    ASIA'S economic crisis has caused cutbacks at British Columbia's ports.
  • Mobil plans Panama tank farm
    THE Panamanian subsidiary of Mobil Oil Corp, Alireza Mobil, is planning to build a tank farm to suppy fuel to ships passing through the Panama Canal.
  • FEFC seeks more rate hikes
    THE 15 member lines of the Far East Freight Conference say they will be seeking further rate increases from October and will also be reviewing a number of new charges.
  • Germany criticises European port policy
    THE German Transport Ministry has criticised the European Commission's green paper on port policy.
  • Evergreen invests $300m in Coco Solo
    EVERGREEN plans to spend $300m to expand its Coco Solo container terminal in Panama.
  • Output slumps at Brazilian yards
    JOBS and tonnage delivered by Brazilian shipyards fell by half in 1997, according to the Brazilian shipbuilding industry.
  • IMO to close Chile office
    AFTER 21 years offering technical assistance in Latin America, the IMO is to close its office in Chile, the only regional branch outside its London headquarters.
  • Liquid berth for JNPT
    JAWAHARLAL Nehru Port has been given approval, in principle, to award Bharat Petroleum Corporation a build-operate-transfer licence to develop a liquid cargo berth.
  • Finance ministers' rows 'threaten Dutch yards'
    DUTCH shipbuilders are likely to be hit by disagreements between finance ministers within Europe and further afield, said Fred Busker, chairman of the Dutch builders' association.
  • Leghorn signs Cuban deal
    LEGHORN port authority has signed a letter of intent to co-operate in cargo handling and shipbuilding operations with Cuban companies.
  • Mariotti to land Silversea newbuildings
    ITALIAN shipbuilder T Mariotti in Genoa is thought most likely to win an order for two 25,000 gt deluxe cruiseships from Silversea Cruise.
  • Lasco to flag out rest of fleet
    LATVIAN state owned operator Lasco has decided to flag out its last four Latvian-flagged vessels because of the country's unfavourable shipping policy.
  • Fairplay takes on Rotterdam tugmen
    HAMBURG-based towage company Fairplay is preparing to take on rivals in Rotterdam with four newbuilding harbour tugs.
  • Stena Line still loses out
    STENA Line, the Swedish ferry group, has reported a first quarter loss of Skr 490m ($62.3m), almost unchanged from a year before.

Antwerpse Lloyd n.v.web site
APRIL 24, 1998
  • Anvers: le trafic containers (+11,5%) poursuit sur sa lancée
    L'exercice 98 s'annonce bien pour le port d'Anvers. Ainsi qu'évoqué brièvement dans une édition précédente, le trafic maritime global à l'issue du prermier trimestre était en progression de 9,3% avec 29,9 mio. de t. Dans ce contexte, les diverses sont intervenues pour la moitié de cette croissance avec un volume de 14,72 mio. de t (+9,9), tandis que les vracs ont également fait preuve d'une belle progression avec un volume de 15,17 mio. de t (+8,7%). Les containers, de leur côté, sont toujours en hausse avec 8,45 mio. de t (+10%) ou 760.830 TEU (+11,5%).
  • "La part de la route dans le transport entre le Maghreb et l'UE doit augmenter"
    "La part du transport routier dans les échanges entre le Maghreb et l'Union européenne n'est actuellement que de 7%, le transport maritime étant dominant avec 93%. Si l'on tient compte de la part de la route dans l'UE (70%) ou dans les échanges avec l'Europe de l'Est (60%), et de ce que les produits maghrébins exportés sont parfaitement adaptés au camion, il est clair que cette proportion devrait augmenter. Mais pour cela, il faudra qu'un certain nombre de problèmes soient résolus".
  • Belgique: création d'une commission fédérale de la politique des ports maritimes
    Mieux vaut tard que jamais. Les instances fédérales se sont finalement décidées à s'occuper des ports maritimes belges, du moins pour ce qui est du ressort des compétences du gouvernement national. Un projet de loi a été introduit à la Chambre des Représentants. Il porte sur la création d'une commission fédérale de la politique des ports maritimes, dont la mission sera de veiller à la compétitivité internationale des ports belges. Elle devrait exercer sa compétence d'avis d'initiative ou à la demande du gouvernement fédéra et être présidée par le ministre des Affaires économiques.
  • Rhin d'Acier: enfin un point de vue officiel belge
    La conférence interministérielle des Transports et de l'Infrastructure a récemment chargé le ministre fédéral belge des Transports Michel Daerden de négocier avec les Pays-Bas et l'Allemagne la réactivation du Rhin d'Acier entre le port d'Anvers et la Ruhr via Herentals. Elle demande par ailleurs à la SNCB de "poursuivre les études concernant le Rhin d'Acier et d'effectuer une analyse de la problématique du transport de marchandises par rail sur l'ensemble du territoire belge".

Daily Commercial Newsweb site
  • Builders in broadside at IC
    Australian shipbuilders have dismissed the industry Commission,s submission to the Shipbuilding Review panel a bureaucratic nonsense, describing the recommendation to abandon the bounty as being ,extremely naïve,.
    Australian Shipbuilders Association chairman Robert Clifford said removing the bounty would result in the loss of contracts to overseas yards in the same way that occurred when the bounty scheme was in doubt in 1996-97.
  • NSW ports lead, says minister
    New South Wales ports - or at least those wharves operated by P&O Ports - are doing a roaring business according to the state government, despite the continuing row between Patrick and the Maritime Union of Australia.
    The NSW Minister for Ports Kim Yeadon, claimed that state,s ports will be operating at about 70 per cent capacity as far as container movements are concerned following discussions between the MUA and the NSW Farmers Association, chaired by the NSW Premier Bob Carr.
  • More overseas unions join dock,s protest
    Overseas unions affiliated with the International Transport Workers, Federation have been stepping up their campaign to support dismissed members of the Maritime Union of Australia.
    In London, the ITF has set up a dispute centre with dedicated staff to coordinate and monitor international action.
  • Charlton to double WA efforts on the waterfront
    Western Australian Transport Minister Eric Charlton says the industrial turmoil over the past two weeks has made him even more determined to reform the western waterfront.
    He said the state,s port authority boards were considering a range of reform measures including the use of workplace agreements and contracting out of a range of port functions.
  • Triple A launched as ASA mulls move
    Four major Asian shipping companies yesterday signed an agreement in Sydney to formalise the Asia-Australia Alliance - or triple A consortium -on the eve of a likely announcement of a major expansion by a competing group.
    Triple A comprises MISC, MOL OOCL and PIL and will shortly begin Australia-South-East Asia service operated under two separate loops, with four vessels in each loop.

International Transport Journalweb site
APRIL 24, 1998
Tabletalk
  • Michael J. Beard wants total control over the transport chain. Control of the transport chain can only be maintained with the aid of sophisticated EDP systems, according to ANZDL's president and CEO.
Maritime
  • Hamburg Süd serves Le Havre direct.
  • New independent North/South America service. A new grouping, Independent Carriers Agreement, will launch a service between North/South America at the end of May.
  • Nordana Line offers its new East Africa Express Service.
  • Lara Express Line introduces calls to Felixstowe.
  • Leif Höegh posted higher operating profit but lower net profit in 1997.
  • Four shipping lines are candidates for Lloyd Triestino and Italia.
  • Bolloré doubled its profit in 1997.
  • Canmar recently saw the keels laid for two newbuildings.
  • New publications: Significant Ships of 1997, from Rina.
Ports and Terminals
  • PSA sets new records.
  • Final figures at Marseilles confirmed its good results for 1997.
  • Expansion work has started at Stralsund on the Baltic.
  • Construction of Hong Kong's CT9 should begin by the end of 1998.
  • Calendar of events: Iper events (Le Havre); Safe Cargo Handling in Ports '98 conference.
Forwarding
  • Fritz Companies records two-digit growth so far in fiscal 1997/98.
  • The Panalpina group closed 1997 with record results.
  • Tibbett & Britten posted good revenues and profits in 1997.
  • The RH group establishes a bridge to the Far East.
Aviation
  • Lufthansa Cargo has almost completed its modernisation program.
  • Swisscargo has a new structure, and publishes its results for 1997.
  • Atlas Air has wetleased one B747F to Alitalia and another to Air China.
  • Tristar acts for Aeroflot. The reorganisation of Aeroflot Russian International Airlines is leading to the appointment of more general sales agents.
  • ATC Aviation Services is general sales agent for Croatia Air.
  • Air Canada introduces its Express 90-/ product.
  • The German Post is taking a stake in DHL International.
  • TNT and SAA cooperate.
  • Air France Cargo launches two new express products.
  • Airbus receives major orders from Latin American carriers, Sabena and Swissair.
  • Calendar of events: ACF'98 expects record attendance.

International Transport Journalweb site
APRIL 24, 1998
Tabletalk
  • Michael J. Beard wants total control over the transport chain. Control of the transport chain can only be maintained with the aid of sophisticated EDP systems, according to ANZDL's president and CEO.
Maritime
  • Hamburg Süd serves Le Havre direct.
  • New independent North/South America service. A new grouping, Independent Carriers Agreement, will launch a service between North/South America at the end of May.
  • Nordana Line offers its new East Africa Express Service.
  • Lara Express Line introduces calls to Felixstowe.
  • Leif Höegh posted higher operating profit but lower net profit in 1997.
  • Four shipping lines are candidates for Lloyd Triestino and Italia.
  • Bolloré doubled its profit in 1997.
  • Canmar recently saw the keels laid for two newbuildings.
  • New publications: Significant Ships of 1997, from Rina.
Ports and Terminals
  • PSA sets new records.
  • Final figures at Marseilles confirmed its good results for 1997.
  • Expansion work has started at Stralsund on the Baltic.
  • Construction of Hong Kong's CT9 should begin by the end of 1998.
  • Calendar of events: Iper events (Le Havre); Safe Cargo Handling in Ports '98 conference.
Forwarding
  • Fritz Companies records two-digit growth so far in fiscal 1997/98.
  • The Panalpina group closed 1997 with record results.
  • Tibbett & Britten posted good revenues and profits in 1997.
  • The RH group establishes a bridge to the Far East.
Aviation
  • Lufthansa Cargo has almost completed its modernisation program.
  • Swisscargo has a new structure, and publishes its results for 1997.
  • Atlas Air has wetleased one B747F to Alitalia and another to Air China.
  • Tristar acts for Aeroflot. The reorganisation of Aeroflot Russian International Airlines is leading to the appointment of more general sales agents.
  • ATC Aviation Services is general sales agent for Croatia Air.
  • Air Canada introduces its Express 90-/ product.
  • The German Post is taking a stake in DHL International.
  • TNT and SAA cooperate.
  • Air France Cargo launches two new express products.
  • Airbus receives major orders from Latin American carriers, Sabena and Swissair.
  • Calendar of events: ACF'98 expects record attendance.

International Transport Journalweb site
APRIL 24, 1998
Tabletalk
  • Michael J. Beard wants total control over the transport chain. Control of the transport chain can only be maintained with the aid of sophisticated EDP systems, according to ANZDL's president and CEO.
Maritime
  • Hamburg Süd serves Le Havre direct.
  • New independent North/South America service. A new grouping, Independent Carriers Agreement, will launch a service between North/South America at the end of May.
  • Nordana Line offers its new East Africa Express Service.
  • Lara Express Line introduces calls to Felixstowe.
  • Leif Höegh posted higher operating profit but lower net profit in 1997.
  • Four shipping lines are candidates for Lloyd Triestino and Italia.
  • Bolloré doubled its profit in 1997.
  • Canmar recently saw the keels laid for two newbuildings.
  • New publications: Significant Ships of 1997, from Rina.
Ports and Terminals
  • PSA sets new records.
  • Final figures at Marseilles confirmed its good results for 1997.
  • Expansion work has started at Stralsund on the Baltic.
  • Construction of Hong Kong's CT9 should begin by the end of 1998.
  • Calendar of events: Iper events (Le Havre); Safe Cargo Handling in Ports '98 conference.
Forwarding
  • Fritz Companies records two-digit growth so far in fiscal 1997/98.
  • The Panalpina group closed 1997 with record results.
  • Tibbett & Britten posted good revenues and profits in 1997.
  • The RH group establishes a bridge to the Far East.
Aviation
  • Lufthansa Cargo has almost completed its modernisation program.
  • Swisscargo has a new structure, and publishes its results for 1997.
  • Atlas Air has wetleased one B747F to Alitalia and another to Air China.
  • Tristar acts for Aeroflot. The reorganisation of Aeroflot Russian International Airlines is leading to the appointment of more general sales agents.
  • ATC Aviation Services is general sales agent for Croatia Air.
  • Air Canada introduces its Express 90-/ product.
  • The German Post is taking a stake in DHL International.
  • TNT and SAA cooperate.
  • Air France Cargo launches two new express products.
  • Airbus receives major orders from Latin American carriers, Sabena and Swissair.
  • Calendar of events: ACF'98 expects record attendance.

International Transport Journalweb site
APRIL 24, 1998
Tabletalk
  • Michael J. Beard wants total control over the transport chain. Control of the transport chain can only be maintained with the aid of sophisticated EDP systems, according to ANZDL's president and CEO.
Maritime
  • Hamburg Süd serves Le Havre direct.
  • New independent North/South America service. A new grouping, Independent Carriers Agreement, will launch a service between North/South America at the end of May.
  • Nordana Line offers its new East Africa Express Service.
  • Lara Express Line introduces calls to Felixstowe.
  • Leif Höegh posted higher operating profit but lower net profit in 1997.
  • Four shipping lines are candidates for Lloyd Triestino and Italia.
  • Bolloré doubled its profit in 1997.
  • Canmar recently saw the keels laid for two newbuildings.
  • New publications: Significant Ships of 1997, from Rina.
Ports and Terminals
  • PSA sets new records.
  • Final figures at Marseilles confirmed its good results for 1997.
  • Expansion work has started at Stralsund on the Baltic.
  • Construction of Hong Kong's CT9 should begin by the end of 1998.
  • Calendar of events: Iper events (Le Havre); Safe Cargo Handling in Ports '98 conference.
Forwarding
  • Fritz Companies records two-digit growth so far in fiscal 1997/98.
  • The Panalpina group closed 1997 with record results.
  • Tibbett & Britten posted good revenues and profits in 1997.
  • The RH group establishes a bridge to the Far East.
Aviation
  • Lufthansa Cargo has almost completed its modernisation program.
  • Swisscargo has a new structure, and publishes its results for 1997.
  • Atlas Air has wetleased one B747F to Alitalia and another to Air China.
  • Tristar acts for Aeroflot. The reorganisation of Aeroflot Russian International Airlines is leading to the appointment of more general sales agents.
  • ATC Aviation Services is general sales agent for Croatia Air.
  • Air Canada introduces its Express 90-/ product.
  • The German Post is taking a stake in DHL International.
  • TNT and SAA cooperate.
  • Air France Cargo launches two new express products.
  • Airbus receives major orders from Latin American carriers, Sabena and Swissair.
  • Calendar of events: ACF'98 expects record attendance.

International Transport Journalweb site
APRIL 24, 1998
Tabletalk
  • Michael J. Beard wants total control over the transport chain. Control of the transport chain can only be maintained with the aid of sophisticated EDP systems, according to ANZDL's president and CEO.
Maritime
  • Hamburg Süd serves Le Havre direct.
  • New independent North/South America service. A new grouping, Independent Carriers Agreement, will launch a service between North/South America at the end of May.
  • Nordana Line offers its new East Africa Express Service.
  • Lara Express Line introduces calls to Felixstowe.
  • Leif Höegh posted higher operating profit but lower net profit in 1997.
  • Four shipping lines are candidates for Lloyd Triestino and Italia.
  • Bolloré doubled its profit in 1997.
  • Canmar recently saw the keels laid for two newbuildings.
  • New publications: Significant Ships of 1997, from Rina.
Ports and Terminals
  • PSA sets new records.
  • Final figures at Marseilles confirmed its good results for 1997.
  • Expansion work has started at Stralsund on the Baltic.
  • Construction of Hong Kong's CT9 should begin by the end of 1998.
  • Calendar of events: Iper events (Le Havre); Safe Cargo Handling in Ports '98 conference.
Forwarding
  • Fritz Companies records two-digit growth so far in fiscal 1997/98.
  • The Panalpina group closed 1997 with record results.
  • Tibbett & Britten posted good revenues and profits in 1997.
  • The RH group establishes a bridge to the Far East.
Aviation
  • Lufthansa Cargo has almost completed its modernisation program.
  • Swisscargo has a new structure, and publishes its results for 1997.
  • Atlas Air has wetleased one B747F to Alitalia and another to Air China.
  • Tristar acts for Aeroflot. The reorganisation of Aeroflot Russian International Airlines is leading to the appointment of more general sales agents.
  • ATC Aviation Services is general sales agent for Croatia Air.
  • Air Canada introduces its Express 90-/ product.
  • The German Post is taking a stake in DHL International.
  • TNT and SAA cooperate.
  • Air France Cargo launches two new express products.
  • Airbus receives major orders from Latin American carriers, Sabena and Swissair.
  • Calendar of events: ACF'98 expects record attendance.

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ABB's earnings growth while falling orders
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Assiterminal, use EU ETS funds for investment in infrastructure and new equipment for port businesses
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Rome
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The Cairo
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Cognolate is the new president of Assiterminal
Rome
CIMAC has been accredited with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization
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General cargo ship stopped and sanctioned by the Coast Guard of Genoa
Genoa
Found serious breaches of European ship recycling law
European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
Brussels
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Hong Kong
In the second quarter of this year, they grew by 14.4%
Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
Singapore
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
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
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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
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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
Marseille
Training of the personnel of the shipowner group to quantum computation
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
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.
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.
Fincantieri-Hera agreement for the optimisation of the waste cycle
Bologna / Rome
A newco will be established. The activity will be launched at the shipyard in Monfalcone
Japan's ENEOS cedes fleet of tankers and bulk carriers to a participating newco at 80% percent from NYK
Tokyo
The sale does not include ships for the transportation of crude oil
EU funds for 765 million euros at new railway line-Lyon
Brussels
Also funded access to the Brenner Base Tunnel
Medtruck (MSC group), agreement with trade unions on salary and rights
Rome
In the next 15 days workers will be called upon to speak out on the deal.
Inaugurated the new intermodal rail link between the Central Tuscany Interport and the Darsena Toscana Terminal
Lawn
On arrival in the port of La Spezia the naval means for the construction of the new pier cruises
The Spezia
They will be used for the consolidation of the seabed and prefabrication and laying of the casks
Rhenus has inaugurated two plants near Bologna and Milan.
Lauzac
New branches in Castel San Pietro and Casei Gerola
In June the Port of Long Beach sets a new container traffic record for this month
Long Beach
The EIB finances 90 million of the project of the Darsena Europa of the port of Livorno
Luxembourg
Warriors : full political and financial support for its realization
Agreement between the AdSP of the Central Adriatic and the State Police for the prevention and contrast of cyber crimes
Ancona
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
Genoa
Dam of Genoa, Third Valico and motorway grate-points out-are essential works
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
Milan
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
August
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
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)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
Milan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Hvidovre
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
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
SAILING LIST
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
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
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
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 Tomaso Cognolato
Roma, 17 luglio 2024
››› File
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
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
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.
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