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February 27, 2003
Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • India jails Indon pirates for Alondra Rainbow hijack
    IN what is believed to be a jurisdictional first, India convicted and sentenced 14 Indonesian pirates on Tuesday over the 1999 hijacking of the Japanese-owned and bound cargo ship Alondra Rainbow.
  • Officer shot in hijack attempt
    AN aborted hijacking attempt in Indonesia on Tuesday has left a chief engineer in a critical condition after pirates fired upon a chemical tanker.
  • Jurong Port begins stage 4 of expansion
    SINGAPORE's second container terminal operator, Jurong Port, says it has begun the fourth phase of its expansion, which will boost its annual handling capacity to 1.4 million TEUs.
  • Shipping boosts A P Moller's profit
    A P Moeller Group, the world's largest container shipping company, said it had a larger- than-expected profit in 2002, as it made money from shipping.
  • Frontline's Q4 profit jumps 54%
    FRONTLINE Ltd, the world's biggest operator of supertankers, said fourth-quarter profit climbed 54 per cent as demand rose and tariffs surged.
  • TotalFinaElf charters VLCC from Europe to Singapore
    OIL major TotalFinaElf has chartered the first very large crude carrier of the year to take Russian high sulphur fuel oil to Singapore, potentially tightening the Rotterdam market over the next few weeks, traders said on Tuesday.
Air and Land Transport
  • Swiss Air Lines to axe another 700 jobs, cut fleet
    SWISS International Air Lines will eliminate an additional 700 jobs, reduce its fleet by 20 planes and shed routes such as Zurich to Jersey and Turin after abandoning a goal of breaking even this year.
  • Pressure rising to slash costs, says Delta CEO
  • MAS chalks up RM330m profit in third quarter
  • Fraport to decide on troubled Manila project by end-March
  • EasyJet may not buy DBA if terms are not met
  • US agency says pilots must carry guns in bags to and from plane
Features
  • End nears for Titanic yard
    TENS of thousands of men once thronged through the narrow streets of east Belfast each day to work at the mighty shipyard renowned for building the Titanic.

Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • India jails Indon pirates for Alondra Rainbow hijack
    IN what is believed to be a jurisdictional first, India convicted and sentenced 14 Indonesian pirates on Tuesday over the 1999 hijacking of the Japanese-owned and bound cargo ship Alondra Rainbow.
  • Officer shot in hijack attempt
    AN aborted hijacking attempt in Indonesia on Tuesday has left a chief engineer in a critical condition after pirates fired upon a chemical tanker.
  • Jurong Port begins stage 4 of expansion
    SINGAPORE's second container terminal operator, Jurong Port, says it has begun the fourth phase of its expansion, which will boost its annual handling capacity to 1.4 million TEUs.
  • Shipping boosts A P Moller's profit
    A P Moeller Group, the world's largest container shipping company, said it had a larger- than-expected profit in 2002, as it made money from shipping.
  • Frontline's Q4 profit jumps 54%
    FRONTLINE Ltd, the world's biggest operator of supertankers, said fourth-quarter profit climbed 54 per cent as demand rose and tariffs surged.
  • TotalFinaElf charters VLCC from Europe to Singapore
    OIL major TotalFinaElf has chartered the first very large crude carrier of the year to take Russian high sulphur fuel oil to Singapore, potentially tightening the Rotterdam market over the next few weeks, traders said on Tuesday.
Air and Land Transport
  • Swiss Air Lines to axe another 700 jobs, cut fleet
    SWISS International Air Lines will eliminate an additional 700 jobs, reduce its fleet by 20 planes and shed routes such as Zurich to Jersey and Turin after abandoning a goal of breaking even this year.
  • Pressure rising to slash costs, says Delta CEO
  • MAS chalks up RM330m profit in third quarter
  • Fraport to decide on troubled Manila project by end-March
  • EasyJet may not buy DBA if terms are not met
  • US agency says pilots must carry guns in bags to and from plane
Features
  • End nears for Titanic yard
    TENS of thousands of men once thronged through the narrow streets of east Belfast each day to work at the mighty shipyard renowned for building the Titanic.

Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • India jails Indon pirates for Alondra Rainbow hijack
    IN what is believed to be a jurisdictional first, India convicted and sentenced 14 Indonesian pirates on Tuesday over the 1999 hijacking of the Japanese-owned and bound cargo ship Alondra Rainbow.
  • Officer shot in hijack attempt
    AN aborted hijacking attempt in Indonesia on Tuesday has left a chief engineer in a critical condition after pirates fired upon a chemical tanker.
  • Jurong Port begins stage 4 of expansion
    SINGAPORE's second container terminal operator, Jurong Port, says it has begun the fourth phase of its expansion, which will boost its annual handling capacity to 1.4 million TEUs.
  • Shipping boosts A P Moller's profit
    A P Moeller Group, the world's largest container shipping company, said it had a larger- than-expected profit in 2002, as it made money from shipping.
  • Frontline's Q4 profit jumps 54%
    FRONTLINE Ltd, the world's biggest operator of supertankers, said fourth-quarter profit climbed 54 per cent as demand rose and tariffs surged.
  • TotalFinaElf charters VLCC from Europe to Singapore
    OIL major TotalFinaElf has chartered the first very large crude carrier of the year to take Russian high sulphur fuel oil to Singapore, potentially tightening the Rotterdam market over the next few weeks, traders said on Tuesday.
Air and Land Transport
  • Swiss Air Lines to axe another 700 jobs, cut fleet
    SWISS International Air Lines will eliminate an additional 700 jobs, reduce its fleet by 20 planes and shed routes such as Zurich to Jersey and Turin after abandoning a goal of breaking even this year.
  • Pressure rising to slash costs, says Delta CEO
  • MAS chalks up RM330m profit in third quarter
  • Fraport to decide on troubled Manila project by end-March
  • EasyJet may not buy DBA if terms are not met
  • US agency says pilots must carry guns in bags to and from plane
Features
  • End nears for Titanic yard
    TENS of thousands of men once thronged through the narrow streets of east Belfast each day to work at the mighty shipyard renowned for building the Titanic.

Sched Netweb site
  • HK cargo throughput reaches a world's best 19m TEU in 2002
  • MOL in compliance with US Customs' advance manifest rule
  • Maersk Trucking to acquire Welkin Transportation
  • IPBCC lines increase level of BAF, restore rates
  • Metro Combined Logistics to be renamed GAC Logistics
  • Zim tops out US$650m new building programme
  • Ailing Swiss airline moves to cut jobs, route network and
  • Dragonair records 66pc growth in cargo carried in January
  • Korean ups cargo service to Amsterdam to four per week
  • Cathay Pacific expands codeshare with British Airways

Cargowebweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2003
  • TNT Logistics and Wincanton runners up in European logistics market
    With European contract logistics revenues of 2,332 million euro, Exel retains over 2002 its top position from the previous year.
  • Explore road tolls, Ottawa advises
    In his long-awaited blueprint for the future of transportation in Canada, federal Transport Minister David Collenette yesterday presented a new policy focused on protecting the environment and encouraging commercial competition.
  • Palletmaker Chep Europe down
    Palletmaker Chep Europe, part of Brambles Industries, suffered a 25 per cent fall in operating profit to $124 million. Chep Americas, the business which signaled the start of Brambles's loss of earnings momentum in late 2001, increased operating profit 33 per cent to $126 million.
  • Evergreen moves into Shortsea
    Evergreen is to start a European Shortsea service from north Europe in the near future.
  • Swiss clips fleet, costs to survive
    Flag carrier Swiss International Air Lines will cut its fleet by 20 aircraft, shed 700 jobs and not break even this year.
  • NOL Group reports loss for 2002
    Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) today reported a loss for the full year 2002 of $330 million.

Exim Indiaweb site
  • 6 SCI crude tankers bound for scrapyard
  • Ship-owners seek govt nod to take foreign cover
  • India urges US to include 850 more items in GSP scheme
  • Grape exports from Andhra to carry 'Hy Grapes' tag
  • Salt makers seek 10 pc export subsidy
  • Dumping probe on import of methylene chloride from S. Korea
  • Kandla Port sets yet another single day unloading record
  • FIPB clears P&O Ports' acquisition of Adani Container Terminal
  • PPT to repay Rs 121 cr. to ADB next month
  • Safexpress launches super hub on NH4
  • Railway Minister spares all
  • No special thrust for export sector - Fieo chief
  • 5 Indian banks may set up OBUs in SEZs by March-end
  • Rs 500 cr. price stabilisation fund for plantation crops approved
  • Economic Survey today
  • Karnataka to set up mango AEZs
  • Curbs on purchase of lustre-loss wheat lifted
  • KVIC opens 163 agro, rural units in Kashmir
  • 4 pc ceiling on wheat taxes sought
  • It's lacklustre, says IMC

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2003
  • Little action on the US East Coast
  • Gulf Coast markets on the up
  • Quiet West Coast markets still difficult to grasp
  • Prices continue to drop in Pacific Northwest
  • Market update for ports in Ecuador
  • Daily Bunker market report from Praxis Energy Agents (wednesday)
  • Spanish restrictions affect supply in the Canary Islands
  • Distillate indications no exception in Gibraltar
  • OPEC output posts solid rise in February
  • Piraeus buyers still active despite bullish prices
  • Weekly African market report from GAC
  • New Saudi posted prices
  • Brazilian fueloil prices on the up, holiday contact numbers
  • Daily Bunker market report from Praxis Energy Agents (Tuesday)
  • Rotterdam barge congestion gets worse
  • Price fall still leave levels too high to boost Korean demand

International Transport Journalweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2003
  • Manhattan Associates strengthens European presence
  • Christian Salvesen: profit warning
  • Thai State Railway SRT may claim massive damages from Central
  • «Axel Maersk» 10 000 TEU?
  • Qantas profit rises

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2003
  • Broström believes in better market for quality shipping
  • Oil recovery from "Tricolor" completed
  • Maersk flags for improved profits

Marine Logweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2003
  • Conditional immunity for SNTG
    Company says it reported results of internal investigation to authorities
  • Star inks cruise ship completion deal
    A Star Cruises subsidiary has now signed a contract for Lloydwerft to complete the first "Project America" vessel

World Wide Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2003
  • Port of Tacoma starts off quarter with new record at North Intermodal Yard
  • Port of Poulsbo first in line to receive derelict vessel assistance
  • Port of Portland slates final two Marine Terminals Master Plan meetings
  • Control of Coast Guard passed to Homeland Security Department boss
  • Crowley Marine Services oversees refloating operation for grounded tanker

Lloyd's Listweb site
  • Swedish Club seeks box stowage action
    THE Swedish Club is calling for more attention to be paid to container stowage following an investigation into cases of containers lost overboard.
  • P&O Ports gains 38% with Deurganck expansion
    P&O PORTS has been granted a surprise concession that could pave the way for a massive expansion at the port of Antwerp, with the UK firm gaining the go-ahead to take the northern part of the Deurganck dock from Hesse-Noord Natie, writes Helen Hill in Amsterdam.
  • Brussels steps up places of refuge pressure
    EUROPEAN Commission officials have said they are keen to see member governments speed up action within this year to introduce defined 'places of refuge' for aiding ships in distress.
  • Daewoo grabs two more VLCC orders
    DAEWOO Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering has claimed another two orders for VLCCs, both from existing Greek customers, as part of another haul of tanker orders worth about $230m.
  • Erck Rickmers beats off rivals to win Zim contract
    ERCK Rickmers has fended off competition from his brother Bertram to land a contract with Zim Israel Navigation, writes Janet Porter.

Fairplayweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2003
  • Korea to set up repair shop in India
  • Stolt & Vopak in second cartel probe
  • Korean shippers solicit surcharge cut
  • DNV lowers tolerance
  • FMC rules against Port Canaveral
  • Thai sweetener wins Phils rice deal
  • Asia-Europe boxes up 9 pc year-on
  • Sinotrans Shipping set up in HK
  • Martin pursues leadership bid
  • Madrid presses for Prestige payout
  • NOL to prune staff
  • OnePort debuts in Hong Kong
  • USCG technology extends 30 miles
  • Manager abandons Actinor
  • Madrid to own, operate salvage tugs
  • Inchape plans major growth
  • Stolt gets immunity in cartel probe
  • ICTSI wins Baltic Container Terminal
  • Italian ports face anti-war delays
  • Mongla grinds to a halt
  • Adsteam announces operations review
  • Break-up threat to Teekay tanker
  • France warns on low watch crew
  • Minister rallies support for security
  • SCI to scrap six tankers
  • War 'won't disrupt Qatari LNG'
  • Panama bunker port makes its debut
  • Alondra Rainbow hijackers convicted

The Journal of Commerceweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2003
  • Loy wants gov't. $$$ for port security
    Transportation Security Administrator James M. Loy said that he would recommend providing federal funds for port and maritime security measures.
  • NOL to cut jobs after record loss
    Weak freight rates and a one-time charge led Neptune Orient Lines Ltd. to post a record 2002 net loss of $330.16 million, up from $56.37 million in 2001.
  • After record, Hong Kong makes plans
    Hong Kong easily maintained its position as the world's largest container port in 2002, processing a record 19 million TEUs in 2002.
  • Hong Kong box operators in logistics venture
  • Canada plan divides shippers, railroads
  • FedEx Express taps Brown for Mexico, Central America
  • Hasco, Sinotrans cancel space charter
  • New line offers U.S.-Mexico service
  • Indian port cuts vessel charges
  • New cranes for Savannah
  • British Airways adds Cologne freighter stop
  • Transport consultant network expands
  • Rail mergers, port security in Canada transport plan

Containerisation Internationalweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2003
  • 'Judgement of Solomon' ends terminal giants' Antwerp spat
    Antwerp Port Authority has ended the fierce tussle between P&O Ports (POP), AP Moller Terminals (APMT) and Hesse Noordnatie (HNN) over crucial concessions to operate terminals in the port's new Deurganckdok.
  • NOL banks on market upturn after US$330m loss
    Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) has reported a 2002 net loss of US$330 million and plans to slash up to 1,100 jobs this year, but predicts 'substantial' improvement for 2003.
  • Shortlisted Vallarpadam bidders approach final showdown
  • Container charter market rides 18-month high
  • New terminal to boost Mediterranean capacity

TradeWindsweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2003
  • Seyang walks out on Euronav VLCC buy
    South Korean tanker owner wannabe defaults on done deal at last minute.
  • Saudis in big-ship bonanza
    Vela locks up three VLCCs, one ULCC for March loadings to US.
  • PDVSA partially lifts force majeure
    Venezuelans clear some products, claim first major crude loading in west is imminent.
  • Stolt Offshore adrift in fourth quarter
    Losses grow to $139.7m amid 'goodwill' writedowns.
  • Brazilian collision dents Sinotrans bulker
    Clash in Paranagua roads also damages B Navi general cargoship.
  • Teekay snaps up Wah Kwong VLCC
    Aframax player signs up newbuilding for five-year time-charter.
  • NOL eyes 10% staff cuts
    Singapore firm making provisions to lay off up to 1,100 staff as it earmarks further assets for disposal.
  • Solstad hampered by write-downs
    Norwegian offshore owner saw net profits shrink in 2002, but sector still lucrative.
  • Gotland income halves
    Ferry and product tanker weakness pushes down returns for Swedish owner.
  • Halim Mazmin slips back
    Malaysian owner Halim Mohammad's company confident of holding on to profit in 2003.
  • Profit slip prompts global review at Adsteam
    Australian towage and ports company to examine operations in bid to boost bottom line.
  • RCL back in the money
    Thai container line boosted by exchange gains and lower costs in 2002.
  • T&E rebrands shipmanagement arm
    Norway's Tschudi & Eitzen group reflects expanded business with TESMA name, where A stands for Alliance.
  • Tanker and cargoship collide in Baltic
    This year's thick ice causes more problems for vessels.
  • NOL aims to return liner arm to profit in 2003
    Losses escalate for Singapore giant in a "tough year."
  • Second price-fixing probe for Stolt
    Now EU to examine inland barge trade with Vopak, in addition to chemical tanker investigation.
  • RINA provides guidance on tankers
    Italian classification society aims to help owners through ordering process.
  • Tokai turns it around in 2002
    Summer season edges Japanese ferry owner into profit for last year.

American Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2003
  • Carriers start new Asia/Middle East/India link
  • Hapag-Lloyd, P&O Nedlloyd and OOCL to start new intra-Asia service
  • Marad approves tanker transfer to foreign flag
  • FMC drops proceeding against Hasco
  • Record loss at Neptune Orient Lines
  • China Shipping deploys two 5,600-teu ships on Asia/Europe route
  • Stolt-Nielsen is granted conditional amnesty in U.S. antitrust probe
  • Indian court jails Indonesian hijackers of Japanese ship
  • Emirates Skycargo extends service to Nepal
  • EC defines EU-wide mechanism for bilateral agreements
  • EC wants more powers to review international airline alliances
  • Swift settles with injured motorist
  • Canadian shippers back aspects of "transportation blueprint"
  • CSX Corp. moves headquarters to Jacksonville
  • Inchape plans growth in agency activities
  • Clarification: Tradepoint Systems B.V. buys Trans-Euro
  • IBM, Michigan State form supply chain research center
  • ITC seeks input for investigation of trade pacts' economic impact
  • Group praises U.S./Canada effort to resolve softwood lumber dispute
  • FMC weighs penalties for Port Canaveral shipping act violation
  • Tacoma sees 35-percent jump in intermodal yard traffic

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No from the Government of London to a state guarantee on new loans requested by Harland & Wolff
London
"The market is in the best position to resolve the business issues faced by the company," he said.
In the port of Naples, the work of strengthening the dam foranea Duke d' Aosta is initiated.
Danish Norden buys Norwegian Norlat Shipping
Hellerup
Is specialized in the maritime transport of forest products
Meyer Werft confirms the possibility of implementing the restructuring of the navalmechanical group
Meyer Werft confirms the possibility of implementing the restructuring of the navalmechanical group
Papenburg
Announced the definition of a draft of a plan that is expected to be completed in 2028
IBIA, the current carbon intensity indicator of the IMO penalises the bunkerage business
London
Submitted a proposal to change the CII ahead of the next session of the MEPC
COSCO Shipping Ports, in June new historical record of monthly container traffic
Hong Kong
In the April-June period of this year, a new quarterly record was also recorded
Slight quarterly and semester growth of container traffic in the port of Algeciras
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
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.
Anverse
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
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
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
Ferrari confirmed director of the association of port terminalists
The shareholders ' assembly of Assiterminal, who unanimously elected Tomaso Cognolate president of the association of terminalists ...
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
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
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
New service of Bertani Transport for car rail transport between Chignolo Po and Cassino
Milan
Made a trip per week with the aim of doubling the frequency
Trafigura becomes sole proprietor of the High Heat Tankers
Singapore
Acquired 50% of the capital in hand at Gearbulk
6.5% of the fleet in navigation is able to use alternative fuels or propulsions
Naples
Positive the second quarter of Wärstilä
Helsinki / Trieste / Rome
Accentuated growth in the maritime segment
Launched a ro-pax of Bluferries
Athens
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
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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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
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Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
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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
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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
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
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