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February 4, 1999
Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Indonesian waters hotspot for piracy attacks
    South-east Asia accounted for over half of all global attacks last year: piracy watchdog
  • China slammed for being lax
  • Mastermind nabbed: report
Air and Land Transport
  • Swissair, Marine-Wendel buy France's AOM
    Swissair takes 49% stake while Marine-Wendel and Groupe Alpha take 51% stake
  • No overcapacity in Asia-Pac car market: top GM exec
  • US car maker to decide soon on whether to raise Saab stake
  • A matter of bread and butter for Delta
  • American Airlines' pilot dispute may lead to cancelled flights
  • Holden designing small car model
Features
  • States, ships must play part
    Vessels should be equipped with GMDSS equipment and coastal states with necessary facilities for such services
Columns
  • APL vice-president switches with ease from trains to ships

Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Indonesian waters hotspot for piracy attacks
    South-east Asia accounted for over half of all global attacks last year: piracy watchdog
  • China slammed for being lax
  • Mastermind nabbed: report
Air and Land Transport
  • Swissair, Marine-Wendel buy France's AOM
    Swissair takes 49% stake while Marine-Wendel and Groupe Alpha take 51% stake
  • No overcapacity in Asia-Pac car market: top GM exec
  • US car maker to decide soon on whether to raise Saab stake
  • A matter of bread and butter for Delta
  • American Airlines' pilot dispute may lead to cancelled flights
  • Holden designing small car model
Features
  • States, ships must play part
    Vessels should be equipped with GMDSS equipment and coastal states with necessary facilities for such services
Columns
  • APL vice-president switches with ease from trains to ships

Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Indonesian waters hotspot for piracy attacks
    South-east Asia accounted for over half of all global attacks last year: piracy watchdog
  • China slammed for being lax
  • Mastermind nabbed: report
Air and Land Transport
  • Swissair, Marine-Wendel buy France's AOM
    Swissair takes 49% stake while Marine-Wendel and Groupe Alpha take 51% stake
  • No overcapacity in Asia-Pac car market: top GM exec
  • US car maker to decide soon on whether to raise Saab stake
  • A matter of bread and butter for Delta
  • American Airlines' pilot dispute may lead to cancelled flights
  • Holden designing small car model
Features
  • States, ships must play part
    Vessels should be equipped with GMDSS equipment and coastal states with necessary facilities for such services
Columns
  • APL vice-president switches with ease from trains to ships

Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Indonesian waters hotspot for piracy attacks
    South-east Asia accounted for over half of all global attacks last year: piracy watchdog
  • China slammed for being lax
  • Mastermind nabbed: report
Air and Land Transport
  • Swissair, Marine-Wendel buy France's AOM
    Swissair takes 49% stake while Marine-Wendel and Groupe Alpha take 51% stake
  • No overcapacity in Asia-Pac car market: top GM exec
  • US car maker to decide soon on whether to raise Saab stake
  • A matter of bread and butter for Delta
  • American Airlines' pilot dispute may lead to cancelled flights
  • Holden designing small car model
Features
  • States, ships must play part
    Vessels should be equipped with GMDSS equipment and coastal states with necessary facilities for such services
Columns
  • APL vice-president switches with ease from trains to ships

Sched Netweb site
  • Hakata callers for Bridgestone
  • SCT fights back over tariffs
  • Guanlan ICD expected to boost Yantian status
  • Maersk to strengthen fleet
  • New trade for Uniglory
  • CP Ships and TMM join forces
  • TNT and AA Cargo expand business with new deal
  • UPS upgrades service
  • FedEx sponsors US orchestra's Asian tour

Cargowebweb site
FEBRUARY 3, 1999
  • Penske does not land subsidiary
  • Offer Fiat for truck division Volvo
  • British Midland and Lufthansa expand codeshare
  • Swissair acquires 49 percent in French carrier
  • Almost 9000 telephone numbers inland navigation online
  • Boost in capacity for Bayer Antwerpen
  • Belgium launches study into waste in ports

The Journal of Commerceweb site
Home
  • Shippers welcome moves in Pacific by MSC and Zim
  • GM sees crash ahead -- with no cars in sight
  • FMC hints at major changes in reform rules
  • Exporters foresee new restrictions on Chinese sales
  • Peru and Ecuador are seeking US investor funds
  • FMC hints at major changes in reform rules
  • Barshefsky does not agree with Japan on trade friction
  • Mercury Air Group continues discussions
  • Cardoso says Brazil and IMF are making progress
  • Frozen Food Express gets $20 million in new contracts
  • Asia urged to work harder, faster against ship piracy
  • Volvo CEO says merger with Scania is best, reports Swedish newspaper
  • Air cargo carrier Kitty Hawk changes names of two operating units...
  • ... and tank truck hauler MTL Inc. is folding its two main units under a new name
  • Russia is ready to increase oil shipments to Lithuania
  • UniCapital forms rail lending group
  • US Postal Service ends year with $550 million surplus
Transportation
  • NYK official: no deregulation impact on rates
  • US, Canada agree on tests for drivers
  • Hual calling on Norfolk terminal
  • Supply chain focus of Feb. 16 meeting
  • Safmarine acquires Roadwing from Rennies
Maritime
  • Hapag-Lloyd unit growth curbed by Asian problems
  • Indian port conversion hinges on labor support
  • China's Guangzhou reports volume rise
  • Pilots locked in canal dispute
  • We're awash in a sea of mergers and acquisitions, with more surely to come

The Journal of Commerceweb site
Home
  • Shippers welcome moves in Pacific by MSC and Zim
  • GM sees crash ahead -- with no cars in sight
  • FMC hints at major changes in reform rules
  • Exporters foresee new restrictions on Chinese sales
  • Peru and Ecuador are seeking US investor funds
  • FMC hints at major changes in reform rules
  • Barshefsky does not agree with Japan on trade friction
  • Mercury Air Group continues discussions
  • Cardoso says Brazil and IMF are making progress
  • Frozen Food Express gets $20 million in new contracts
  • Asia urged to work harder, faster against ship piracy
  • Volvo CEO says merger with Scania is best, reports Swedish newspaper
  • Air cargo carrier Kitty Hawk changes names of two operating units...
  • ... and tank truck hauler MTL Inc. is folding its two main units under a new name
  • Russia is ready to increase oil shipments to Lithuania
  • UniCapital forms rail lending group
  • US Postal Service ends year with $550 million surplus
Transportation
  • NYK official: no deregulation impact on rates
  • US, Canada agree on tests for drivers
  • Hual calling on Norfolk terminal
  • Supply chain focus of Feb. 16 meeting
  • Safmarine acquires Roadwing from Rennies
Maritime
  • Hapag-Lloyd unit growth curbed by Asian problems
  • Indian port conversion hinges on labor support
  • China's Guangzhou reports volume rise
  • Pilots locked in canal dispute
  • We're awash in a sea of mergers and acquisitions, with more surely to come

The Journal of Commerceweb site
Home
  • Shippers welcome moves in Pacific by MSC and Zim
  • GM sees crash ahead -- with no cars in sight
  • FMC hints at major changes in reform rules
  • Exporters foresee new restrictions on Chinese sales
  • Peru and Ecuador are seeking US investor funds
  • FMC hints at major changes in reform rules
  • Barshefsky does not agree with Japan on trade friction
  • Mercury Air Group continues discussions
  • Cardoso says Brazil and IMF are making progress
  • Frozen Food Express gets $20 million in new contracts
  • Asia urged to work harder, faster against ship piracy
  • Volvo CEO says merger with Scania is best, reports Swedish newspaper
  • Air cargo carrier Kitty Hawk changes names of two operating units...
  • ... and tank truck hauler MTL Inc. is folding its two main units under a new name
  • Russia is ready to increase oil shipments to Lithuania
  • UniCapital forms rail lending group
  • US Postal Service ends year with $550 million surplus
Transportation
  • NYK official: no deregulation impact on rates
  • US, Canada agree on tests for drivers
  • Hual calling on Norfolk terminal
  • Supply chain focus of Feb. 16 meeting
  • Safmarine acquires Roadwing from Rennies
Maritime
  • Hapag-Lloyd unit growth curbed by Asian problems
  • Indian port conversion hinges on labor support
  • China's Guangzhou reports volume rise
  • Pilots locked in canal dispute
  • We're awash in a sea of mergers and acquisitions, with more surely to come

Cyber Shipping Guide - Ocean Commerceweb site
  • TSA Director to Talk with FASC over Rate Hikes
  • TSK to Improve Intra-Asia Operation
  • MOT Grants Forwarding License to Two Firms

Exim Indiaweb site
  • New global financial forum vital, says Finance Minister
  • Indo-Arab Chamber installs pavilion in Yemen fair
  • Krupp Industries bags Paradip Port order
  • MoST allays TN fears on Ennore Phase-II completion
  • Now, ECU-Line Costa Rica
  • Africa keen on joint ventures with Indian companies
  • Jute packaging order stay vacated
  • Rs 7,409 cr gross earnings from marine sector
  • Gujarat spells out sops for infotech sector
  • Yarn export facility for EOUs, EPZs extended for another year
  • Mere 1.8 pc growth in six infrastructure industries
  • ChPT launches website
  • Quota via ETS hits garment exporters
  • Steel giants seek duty relief, incentives
  • Tyre exports roll down
  • 3,000 overseas buyers visit Textiles '99
  • Elecrama '99 nets major orders
  • Panel set up to study merger of Port railways with national line
  • Goodies to cheer up market likely in Budget
  • Expert panel for sops to cold storage investors

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 3, 1999
  • No relief in sight for oil
  • Cut of Russian oil to Lithuania fuels speculations
  • US crude stocks rose again
  • Steady outlook for Singapore in February
  • Ecuador supports creation of regional oil sector alliance

The East Africanweb site
FEBRUARY 4-10, 1999
  • IMO Seeks Total Ban on Asbestos in New Ships
  • No Jobs as Lake Victoria Oil Ban Remains in Force
  • European Shipbuilders Protest Over Korean Subsidies
  • Analysts Predict a Shipping Meltdown in 1999

Lloyd's Listweb site
  • Mitsui faces showdown with unions
    MITSUI OSK Lines is heading for a showdown with US seafarer unions over plans to switch at least two liquified natural gas carriers from the US flag to the Marshall Islands.
  • Eleven taken off Toisa Gryphon
    A SEVERE engine room fire on board the offshore support vessel Toisa Gryphon has forced the emergency evacuation of 11 seismic personnel.
  • Bona profits dive as tanker market slides
    THE annual net profit at Bona Shipholding plunged more than 58% to $16.58m in the wake of average year-on-year declines of 20% in aframax and panamax OBO freight rates.
  • Safren dips again amid shipping sale doubts
    Shares in South Africa's Safmarine and Rennies Holdings (Safren) tumbled for a second day yesterday on concern that a planned sale of its shipping unit might have hit a snag.
  • ICB sells VLCC in charter back deal
    Sweden's ICB Shipping has sold a VLCC to a Singapore company in a deal involving a long-term charter back.
  • Ocean Marine challenge under way
    Lawyers acting for disgruntled members of independent P&I club Ocean Marine Mutual were expected to present their arguments to the club yesterday, intensifying moves against the massive supplementary calls which the club is levying, writes Andrea Felsted.
  • Asian downturn brings big increase in piracy
    ASIA'S economic crisis has sparked an explosion of piracy against ships and violent attacks on seafarers, a top level conference was told yesterday.
  • Airtours
    Airtours, which is 30% owned by Carnival Corporation, has placed its 16,710gt cruiseship Seawing in the Port of Las Palmas Astican shipyard for scheduled minor repairs.The ship will be in the yard for up to one week.

Fairplayweb site
FEBRUARY 3, 1999
  • Safmarine buys Rennie's subsidiary
    SAFMARINE Container Lines (SCL), which itself is up for sale, has acquired Rennie's transport logistics subsidiary Roadwing for an undisclosed amount.
  • Piracy conference urges greater co-operation
    SINGAPORE maritime officials today urged shipping representatives to step up efforts to address the worsening problems of Asian piracy through greater regional co-operation.
  • Deutsche Babcock eyes HDW stake
    GERMAN engineering group Deutsche Babcock is in talks to acquire a shareholding in German shipyard HDW.
  • Australian stevedores warned over levy
    AUSTRALIA'S principal pricing regulator has warned stevedores not to make customers pay a new freight levy that went into force nationwide this week.
  • Union 'war' threatens Newcastle
    AUSTRALIA'S largest transport and logistics operator has threatened to suspend a A$30m ($19m) port development project at Newcastle because of a union turf war.
  • Aker Finnish yard faces layoffs
    ALL 600 staff at Aker Mantyluoto offshore yard in Pori, Finland, have been warned they may be laid off in the next few months.
  • Profit slump at Stolt-Nielsen
    STOLT-NIELSEN, the chemical carrier group, has reported a collapse in net profits to $96.3m despite an 18 per cent increase in operating revenue.
  • Ennore to be declared major port
    INDIA'S Surface Transport Ministry will soon declare the Ennore port being built near Chennai a major port, according to ministry sources.
  • SpecTec acquires MMS
    MANAGEMENT software specialist, SpecTec, has acquired the assets of troubled Marine Management Systems.
  • Crewmen rescued from blazing vessel
    A FIRE onboard the Toisa Gryphon last night, some 150 miles off the UK's Scilly Islands, prompted a helicopter rescue of 11 of its 22-man crew.
  • SeaFrance sailings cancelled
    SEAFRANCE, the French ferry operator, cancelled all sailings today as a result of industrial action taken by staff in Calais.
  • Vancouver hit by wildcat strike
    DOCKERS at Vancouver staged a wildcat strike yesterday in protest against job jurisdiction on the waterfront.
  • Moby sues Italian ferry rival
    ITALIAN ferry and roro operator Moby Lines has sued rival Tirrenia at the European Commission alleging violation of the rules on state aid.
  • Stevedores accuse ports of abusing status
    PORT authorities in Australia have been accused by stevedores of using their monopoly status to squeeze higher rent from port occupants.
  • Aconcagua fire is a warning, says Fairplay
    LAST month's fire on the containership Aconcagua is a warning to vessel designers, says Fairplay in this week's leading commentary.
  • Sri Lanka searches vessels for weapons
    SRI Lanka's navy has searched two merchant ships suspected of arms smuggling near the scene of a battle with Tamil Tiger rebel boats off the north-east coast on January 31.
  • Weir shares soar on takeover talk
    SHARES in Weir Group, the Scotland-based engineering group and leading pump manufacturer, have soared on rumours of a takeover bid by a US group.
  • Brazilian court makes landmark ruling
    A RECENT Brazilian court decision leaves foreign crews on vessels in the coastal trades at the mercy of immigration officials.

Daily Commercial Newsweb site
  • Battle lines drawn at Newcastle
    Members of the Maritime Union of Australia were yesterday ordered to start work on the bulk carrier Kapitan Betkhar at Newcastle's Eastern Basin Distribution Centre or face the legal consequences.
    In a day of legal drama, the MUA was fending off action on several fronts.
    The Supreme Court and the Australian Industrial Relations Commission were involved in hearings aimed at resolving the situation holding up a consignment of timber on the Kapitan Betkhar, which berthed on Sunday. Patrick was supposed to have started handling her cargo on Monday morning.
  • Institute launches Aust/NZ branch
    Functions were held in Sydney and Melbourne this week to celebrate the formation of the Australian/New Zealand branch of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, that represents ship brokers, agents and managers.
    The entry of the branch into the institute means that for the first time more than 50 per cent of the membership is outside the United Kingdom.
    The development of the institute overseas was held back until 1984 after which membership was opened to citizens of countries other than the United Kingdom, Ireland and the British Commonwealth.
  • Westrail task force to hear regional views
    The WA government task force set up to look into the sale of Westrail will travel to regional centres next week to field the concerns of the rural community.
    The Rail Freight Sale Task Force will visit eight regional centres to take in the views of users of both the standard and narrow gauge rail network.
    The task force is due to report its findings and recommendations on the sale of Westrail's freight business before March end.
    Rural rail users have expressed concern that selling Westrail's freight business would result in cutbacks to some rail services, particularly to the less profitable narrow gauge services.
  • EPA wants WA transport 'sense'
    Western Australia's Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has called on the government to rationalise rail and road transport facilities in the resource-rich Pilbara region to limit the environmental impact of future developments.
    The recommendation was made in the EPA's report on Robe River Mining Co's proposal for an iron ore mine, processing operation and associated transport facilities at West Angelas in the Pilbara.
    Robe's proposal includes the construction of 342km of railway line from West Angelas to the Robe Pannawonica-Cape Lambert railway and expansion of port facilities at Cape Lambert.

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Port of Rotterdam, in recovery of container traffic in the second quarter
Port of Rotterdam, in recovery of container traffic in the second quarter
Rotterdam
In the second half of the year, volumes are expected to rise in other market segments.
CMA CGM accords with Google to apply artificial intelligence to group operations
Marseille
Among the objectives, increase the efficiency of fleet use and containers
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Los Angeles grew by 14.4%
Los Angeles
ABB's earnings growth while falling orders
Zurich
Increase in commits in the maritime, port and chemical sectors
Assiterminal, use EU ETS funds for investment in infrastructure and new equipment for port businesses
Assiterminal, use EU ETS funds for investment in infrastructure and new equipment for port businesses
Rome
The trade unions are abandoning the confrontational drift on the Ccnl.
Marsa Maroc will operate two terminals in the Beninese port of Cotonou
Casablanca
The business will be held together with the new public-private company Bénin Manutentions
Clerc (Maersk) : The next few months will also be characterized by a containerized hold deficiency in the face of high demand
Copenhagen
Agreement in Bahrain to set up a shipyard recycling yard
In May, the decline of naval traffic in the Suez Canal was accentuated.
In May, the decline of naval traffic in the Suez Canal was accentuated.
The Cairo
The crossings of tankers have decreased by -41.5% and those of ships of other type by -59.4%
Cognolate is the new president of Assiterminal
Rome
CIMAC has been accredited with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization
Frankfurt am Main
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
The rebound in revenues recorded by OOCL continues.
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
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
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.
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
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
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- 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.
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
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