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February 16, 1999
Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • 19 shipping lines set to form North Atlantic pact
    Proposal, to be filed with European regulators this week, may replace current agreement
  • A P Moeller buying Safmarine arm for US$240m
  • Mitsui Engg may cut staff pay by 10%
  • Indian govt okays LNG ship venture
Air and Land Transport
  • Iberia becomes member of oneworld alliance
    It joins American, BA, Canadian Airlines, Cathay and Qantas in group
  • Ansett, Air NZ to join Star Alliance in late March
  • American hopes to resume full services
  • PAL won't get aid from Japan fund

Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • 19 shipping lines set to form North Atlantic pact
    Proposal, to be filed with European regulators this week, may replace current agreement
  • A P Moeller buying Safmarine arm for US$240m
  • Mitsui Engg may cut staff pay by 10%
  • Indian govt okays LNG ship venture
Air and Land Transport
  • Iberia becomes member of oneworld alliance
    It joins American, BA, Canadian Airlines, Cathay and Qantas in group
  • Ansett, Air NZ to join Star Alliance in late March
  • American hopes to resume full services
  • PAL won't get aid from Japan fund

Cyber Shipping Guide - Ocean Commerceweb site
  • Conference, Shippers to Meet over Rate Increases
  • TACA to Be Regrouped into NAA
  • Sea-Land/Maersk to Lease Largest Box Terminal in Japan

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Top-level changes to take place in Rederiet A.P. Moller during '99
  • Japan's container lines to hike US rates by 50 per cent
  • Move to develop road linkages to major ports
  • GCCI urges quick, concrete action plan on Information Technology front
  • Steel majors may roll back HR coils prices
  • EOUs may get IOC furnace oil supplies again
  • Inflation dips
  • Nabard prunes refinance rates
  • UK fair nets handsome orders for handicrafts
  • Bilateral economic pact with Austria inked
  • A.P. Moller orders for German cable-laying vessels
  • Record rubber stocks
  • 8 EU nations ban veg. fats in chocolates
  • Finland holding talks for reciprocal 'national treatment' accord
  • Colombo to host AISEX-'99
  • Silk industry's woes listed
  • S. Korea wants to cement trade ties
  • People & Placements

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 15, 1999
  • Napalm used to prevent bunker spill
  • YPF and Repsol with 'different philosophies'
  • Shell chairman says crude price below $14 "could be here for some time"

Cargo Info Africa - Freight & Trading Weeklyweb site
  • Heavy rains wreak havoc
  • What about the rest?
  • Win-win compromise gives new Durban terminal the green light
  • Amos Msomi heads up new documentation company
  • ISO conference scheduled for March
  • Malbak unbundling sees Ahrenkiel taking sole ownership of ALS
  • Portnet will increase berth dues by 7%
  • Deregulation sees more fruit moving through PE
  • Logistics heavyweight will address April conference
  • Trade invoicing is the major change if you're switching to euro
  • Floods force Richards Bay port to close
  • RB to get new R40-m wood chip export facility
  • Dry Bulk Terminal will sport 'unique' train loading station
  • New bunker barge takes up duty
  • New Price Forbes insurance product cuts costs by 10%
  • SA industry reacts smartly to new pest control measures
  • Grincor bucks the int'l trend
  • Inchcape takeover will provide distribution focus for Voigt
  • Sharjah to host major air cargo expo
  • Top sales staff are in great demand
  • Zimbabwe focuses on correcting lopsided trade
  • Cape Town outlines contingency plans following storm chaos

Lloyd's Listweb site
  • Surprise shakeup at ABP sparks investor jitters
    A SURPRISE shakeup at the top of Britain's biggest ports operator Associated British Ports knocked nearly 5% off its share price yesterday as the markets reacted nervously to the timing of the unexpected disclosure just a week before publication of its 1998 annual results.
  • ITF campaign ship 'denied Panama berth'
    AN EXHIBITION ship crusading against flags of convenience was allegedly denied a berth by a Hutchison Whampoa subsidiary in Panama last weekend.
  • Norsk Hydro planning NKr1bn in cost savings
    Weak commodity prices knocked 46% off the annual operating profit at Norsk Hydro, Norway's leading industrial group.
  • 10% tax relief boost for Indian lines
    India's Surface Transport Ministry has proposed an additional tax relief of 10% to importers using Indian liner ships.
  • New approach to box contracts urged
    CONTAINER shipping lines must find a better way of negotiating contracts with their customers, a freight forwarding industry representative warned last week.
  • Russian crew stages pay hunger strike
    The Russian crew of the 1,515 dwt hopper dredger Kamchatskiy, currently under repair in China, staged a one-day fast yesterday over unpaid wages, with the charter party accusing the crew of womanising and drunkenness.
  • Two-way split for China state yards
    AFTER a decade of planning, China has finalised a plan to split China State Shipbuilding Corp into two companies, presumably along geographical lines.
  • More BP Amoco cuts will hit top jobs
    MORE big job cuts both at top level and among the ranks are looming at newly-merged BP Amoco.

Fairplayweb site
FEBRUARY 15, 1999
  • Lerenius appointed to head ABP
    BO Lerenius, vice chairman of Stena Line and director of new business at Stena AB, is to replace Andrew Smith as group chief executive at Associated British Ports Holdings.
  • HDW chief dies
    J'RGEN Gollenbeck, ceo of German shipyard HDW, has died suddenly at his home.
  • New Carissa fuel burn-off 'a success'
    US Coast Guard believes its fuel burn-off policy on the New Carissa might be a model for future pollution control involving marine casualties.
  • Arms smuggling 'at the root of piracy'
    WEAPONS smuggling is the driving force behind the recent upsurge in violent acts of piracy, according to an article in a UK newspaper.
  • Australia sanctions livestock exporter
    AUTHORITIES in Australia have imposed sanctions on a live cattle exporter in response to the deaths of over 400 animals aboard the Middle East-bound Charolais Express last year.
  • Japan and Brazil face punitive steel tariffs
    JAPANESE and Brazilian manufacturers of hot-rolled steel have been dumping their product in the US market, according to initial findings by the US Department of Commerce.
  • Carnival considers floating Cunard
    CARNIVAL is believed to be under pressure from institutional investors to float its subsidiary Cunard.
  • Shipbuilders stand behind Pacificat project
    SHIPYARDS and designers involved in British Columbia's Pacificat fast ferry project have defended the vessel following ministerial threats to stop work on the second and third craft.
  • Ceylon Shipping seeks 'refugee' ferries
    CEYLON Shipping Corp has called for tenders to buy two high-speed passenger vessels to transport refugees.
  • Another collision in the Philippines
    ANOTHER accident involving domestic ships occurred in the Philippines during the weekend, with the collision of a fast ferry and a conventional vessel at the port of Larena.
  • South Korea to intensify ship inspections
    SOUTH Korea's Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fishery is to increase the number of inspections of foreign-flag vessels by 30 per cent or more.
  • Indian ports to lose financial powers
    INDIA'S Ministry of Surface Transport is likely to withdraw some of the financial powers of its major ports.
  • Mersey Docks hits forecast
    UK PORT operator Mersey Docks and Harbour Co has reported record pre-tax profits for 1998 of '47.6m ($62m), right in line with stock market forcasts.
  • B&N Nordsjöfrakt buys ship manager
    B&N Nordsjöfrakt, the Swedish bulk and roro shipping group, has acquired a 75 per cent stake in the Stockholm-based ship management company Hornet Shipmanagement.
  • New operator launches Australia-Asia service
    A NEW shipping line has been set up to win what it calls 'niche markets' in the south-west Pacific-north Asia region.
  • BLG to operate Lithuanian terminal
    BLG Container, the container terminal subsidiary of Bremen/Bremerhaven port operating company BLG, has signed an agreement to operate a container terminal in Klaipeda.
  • Inmarsat seeks director nominations
    INMARSAT signatories are being invited to submit nominations for directors for the new company following privatisation on April 15.
  • Thames ports to study channel deepening
    MEDWAY ports and the port of Thamesport are to jointly commission a study on proposals to deepen the Medway approach channel.
  • Port bridge planned for Genoa
    GENOA Industrialist Association' President Riccardo Garrone is leading a consortium of builders which is proposing the construction of a bridge across the port
  • Japan's cement exports nosedive
    JAPAN'S cement exports fell 37 per cent last year to 7.6m tons, falling below the 10m ton mark for the first time in seven years, the Japan Cement Association said.

Antwerpse Lloyd n.v.web site
  • Cobelfret Ferries va lancer de nouveaux services sur Göteborg et le UK
    C'est au début du mois de novembre prochain que démarrera le trafic propre au groupe forestier suédois Stora entre Göteborg et le nouveau terminal zeebrugeois de Sea-Ro Terminal à la darse des Wielingen. A cette date, l'armement néerlandais Wagenborg aura réceptionné le premier des trois navires rouliers spécialement conçus pour ce trafic, le "Spaarneborg", qui sera pris en charge par l'armement belge Cobelfret Ferries. Ce dernier assurera l'exploitation commerciale de ces unités, qui transporteront tant les cargaisons de produits forestiers du groupe suédois que les autres cargaisons dites commerciales. Wagenborg reste propriétaire des navires et se chargera de l'exploitation technique des trois unités.
  • Volvo négocierait un rachat de Navistar
    Volvo Trucks négocierait une acquisition partielle ou totale de Navistar. Des hauts responsables de Volvo ont eu plusieurs rencontres ces dernières semaines avec leurs confrères du constructeur de camions et motoriste américain, qui est basé à Chicago. C'est ce que signale le Financial Times. Une telle transaction serait beaucoup plus logique qu'un rachat de Scania.
  • Naissance d'un nouveau groupe de remorquage: Keppel Smit Transpacific
    A l'instar de ce qui se passe dans le secteur des lignes régulières containérisées, le secteur du remorquage évolue lui aussi vers des regroupements et autres reprises. Là aussi, il s'agit d'une question d'assise financière et de dimension. C'est ainsi qu'a été créée la joint-venture "Keppel Smit Transpacific Inc" (KSTI), dont le capital souscrit a été fixé à 10 millions de dollars de Singapour.
  • La Deutsche Post prend le contrôle de trans-o-flex
    Deutsche Post Express un Transport GmbH, une filiale du groupe Deutsche Post, va accroître sa participation dans la société allemande de messagerie trans-o-flex Schnell-Lieferdienst AG à Weinheim, devenant majoritaire dans celle-ci.

Daily Commercial Newsweb site
  • Unions 'won't accept' BHPT decision
    Shipping lines cross-trading on the Tasman are bracing themselves for a union response to last week's announcement by BHP Transport that it was pulling out of the waterway, reducing the number of Australian berths by 72 in the process.
    In one of his first comments on the move, the national secretary of the Maritime Union of Australia, John Coombs, said the union was determined for Australian seafarers to stay in the trade.
  • Strong half-year for Brisbane
    The Port of Brisbane Corporation has turned in a strong half-year financial performance backed by record trade levels, particularly from container trade, the port authority's chairman, Elizabeth Nosworthy, has announced.
    According to the Corporation's financial report for the six-month period to 31 December 1998, a $9.4 million net profit was achieved, representing an almost 70 per cent increase on last year's figures.
    Earnings before interest and tax were $20.5 million, up 46 per cent over the same period for the previous year and 12 per cent above budget, the report said.
  • Iberia becomes oneworld's newest member
    Spain's leading airline is the latest member of oneworld Alliance, it was announced yesterday by the quarterly meeting of the airline chiefs who met for the first time in Sydney.
    Iberia will start offering oneworld services and benefits later this year after its 25,291 employees have taken part in the oneworld training and communications and after integrating its systems.
  • Ansett confirms it will join Star in March
    Ansett Australia confirmed yesterday that the airline, along with its 50 per cent owner Air New Zealand, would gain full membership of the Star Alliance network on 28 March.
    However, the two carriers have ruled out any cooperation in the cargo area with partner airlines in the short-term.
    A spokeswoman for Ansett said that while some founding members of Star had cargo sharing arrangements in place, cargo sharing was not part of Ansett's and Air New Zealand's arrangement to join Star next month.
  • Cruising Craige seek's Melb share
    Melbourne had a famous visitor at the launch on Thursday of Cruising Victoria, a state government strategy aimed at turning the city into a world class cruise destination.
    The visiting Cunard flagship Queen Elizabeth 2 was berthed at Station Pier as Minister for Roads and Ports Geoff Craige and Minister for Small Businss and Tourism Louise Asher launched the plan.

IBIA, the current carbon intensity indicator of the IMO penalises the bunkerage business
Submitted a proposal to change the CII ahead of the next session of the MEPC
Slight quarterly and semester growth of container traffic in the port of Algeciras
New locomotives for transalpine transport of SBB Cargo International
Munich of Bavaria
Order to Siemens Mobility
New historical record of monthly container traffic in the port of Barcelona
Also recorded new maximum spikes of quarterly and semi-annual containerized volumes
New historical record of monthly container traffic in the port of Barcelona
In the second quarter, freight traffic in the Antwerp-Zeegrugge port system grew by 4% percent.
In the second quarter, freight traffic in the Antwerp-Zeegrugge port system grew by 4% percent.
The containers were equal to almost 3.4 million teu (+ 2%)
Port of Rotterdam, in recovery of container traffic in the second quarter
Port of Rotterdam, in recovery of container traffic in the second quarter
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
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
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
The trade unions are abandoning the confrontational drift on the Ccnl.
Marsa Maroc will operate two terminals in the Beninese port of Cotonou
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
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
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
Found serious breaches of European ship recycling law
European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
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
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
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
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
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
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
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
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
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
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
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
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
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
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
"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
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
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.
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
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
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
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
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
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
6.5% of the fleet in navigation is able to use alternative fuels or propulsions
It highlights SRM's "Italian Maritime Economy" report in the focus on reducing shipping emissions.
Positive the second quarter of Wärstilä
Helsinki / Trieste / Rome
Accentuated growth in the maritime segment
Launched a ro-pax of Bluferries
From the beginning of next year, he will connect Villa San Giovanni with Messina
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
The sale does not include ships for the transportation of crude oil
EU funds for 765 million euros at new railway line-Lyon
Also funded access to the Brenner Base Tunnel
Medtruck (MSC group), agreement with trade unions on salary and rights
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
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.
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
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
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
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
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
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
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
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.
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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Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
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
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
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
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%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
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
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
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
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
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
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
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
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
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
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
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
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
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in 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.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Tomaso Cognolato
Roma, 17 luglio 2024
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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
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
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
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
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
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
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
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
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
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
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
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
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
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