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February 28, 2003
Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • PSA's HNN gives up Antwerp port concession
    PSA Corporation's Belgium subsidiary, Hesse Noord Natie , has relinquished one of its concessions in a controversial expansion at the Port of Antwerp to its rival, P&O Ports.
  • Tanker, vessel collide twice in Baltic Sea
    A tanker carrying 27,000 tonnes of crude oil collided with a dry cargo vessel yesterday in icy conditions in the Baltic Sea, the second such collision by the two ships this week, Finnish authorities said.
  • Projector ships ULCC of Venezuela fuel oil to Asia
    INDEPENDENT Swiss-based oil trader Projector is shipping the single largest cargo of fuel oil from Venezuela to Asia, traders said.
  • Hopes fade for 40 missing in Indon ferry incident
    A search was continuing yesterday for survivors from a ferry which sunk off North Sumatra in Indonesia, but hopes of finding anyone alive were fading three days after the tragedy.
  • ICTSI wins Polish contract
    INTERNATIONAL Container Terminal Services Inc , the Philippines' largest non-state port operator, said Poland gave the company its second operation outside the South-east Asian country.
  • Saudi Arabia extends crude oil chartering spree
    SAUDI Arabia has waded into the tanker market for the second time in a month, snapping up four large tankers to ship an additional 8.5 million barrels of crude to the United States for arrival in late April, shipping brokers said.
Air and Land Transport
  • Airlines running into fuel hedging turbulence
    SPIRALLING jet fuel prices ahead of a possible war in Iraq threaten another dent in the revenues of US and European airlines which have annual fuel hedging strategies about to unwind, industry analysts say.
  • Air NZ turns around with NZ$94m profit in H1
  • US Airways plans to join Star Alliance
  • THAI to buy 7 Boeings from UAL
  • Ryanair to ground discount carrier for a month
  • Northwest asks pilots for 20% pay cut
Admiralty Casebook
  • Registered owner at time of ship's arrest is defendant
    A PLAINTIFF that arrested a vessel to make a claim against another person had to prove that that person was the beneficial owner of the vessel only if that person was not the registered owner of the vessel at the time of the arrest.

Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • PSA's HNN gives up Antwerp port concession
    PSA Corporation's Belgium subsidiary, Hesse Noord Natie , has relinquished one of its concessions in a controversial expansion at the Port of Antwerp to its rival, P&O Ports.
  • Tanker, vessel collide twice in Baltic Sea
    A tanker carrying 27,000 tonnes of crude oil collided with a dry cargo vessel yesterday in icy conditions in the Baltic Sea, the second such collision by the two ships this week, Finnish authorities said.
  • Projector ships ULCC of Venezuela fuel oil to Asia
    INDEPENDENT Swiss-based oil trader Projector is shipping the single largest cargo of fuel oil from Venezuela to Asia, traders said.
  • Hopes fade for 40 missing in Indon ferry incident
    A search was continuing yesterday for survivors from a ferry which sunk off North Sumatra in Indonesia, but hopes of finding anyone alive were fading three days after the tragedy.
  • ICTSI wins Polish contract
    INTERNATIONAL Container Terminal Services Inc , the Philippines' largest non-state port operator, said Poland gave the company its second operation outside the South-east Asian country.
  • Saudi Arabia extends crude oil chartering spree
    SAUDI Arabia has waded into the tanker market for the second time in a month, snapping up four large tankers to ship an additional 8.5 million barrels of crude to the United States for arrival in late April, shipping brokers said.
Air and Land Transport
  • Airlines running into fuel hedging turbulence
    SPIRALLING jet fuel prices ahead of a possible war in Iraq threaten another dent in the revenues of US and European airlines which have annual fuel hedging strategies about to unwind, industry analysts say.
  • Air NZ turns around with NZ$94m profit in H1
  • US Airways plans to join Star Alliance
  • THAI to buy 7 Boeings from UAL
  • Ryanair to ground discount carrier for a month
  • Northwest asks pilots for 20% pay cut
Admiralty Casebook
  • Registered owner at time of ship's arrest is defendant
    A PLAINTIFF that arrested a vessel to make a claim against another person had to prove that that person was the beneficial owner of the vessel only if that person was not the registered owner of the vessel at the time of the arrest.

Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • PSA's HNN gives up Antwerp port concession
    PSA Corporation's Belgium subsidiary, Hesse Noord Natie , has relinquished one of its concessions in a controversial expansion at the Port of Antwerp to its rival, P&O Ports.
  • Tanker, vessel collide twice in Baltic Sea
    A tanker carrying 27,000 tonnes of crude oil collided with a dry cargo vessel yesterday in icy conditions in the Baltic Sea, the second such collision by the two ships this week, Finnish authorities said.
  • Projector ships ULCC of Venezuela fuel oil to Asia
    INDEPENDENT Swiss-based oil trader Projector is shipping the single largest cargo of fuel oil from Venezuela to Asia, traders said.
  • Hopes fade for 40 missing in Indon ferry incident
    A search was continuing yesterday for survivors from a ferry which sunk off North Sumatra in Indonesia, but hopes of finding anyone alive were fading three days after the tragedy.
  • ICTSI wins Polish contract
    INTERNATIONAL Container Terminal Services Inc , the Philippines' largest non-state port operator, said Poland gave the company its second operation outside the South-east Asian country.
  • Saudi Arabia extends crude oil chartering spree
    SAUDI Arabia has waded into the tanker market for the second time in a month, snapping up four large tankers to ship an additional 8.5 million barrels of crude to the United States for arrival in late April, shipping brokers said.
Air and Land Transport
  • Airlines running into fuel hedging turbulence
    SPIRALLING jet fuel prices ahead of a possible war in Iraq threaten another dent in the revenues of US and European airlines which have annual fuel hedging strategies about to unwind, industry analysts say.
  • Air NZ turns around with NZ$94m profit in H1
  • US Airways plans to join Star Alliance
  • THAI to buy 7 Boeings from UAL
  • Ryanair to ground discount carrier for a month
  • Northwest asks pilots for 20% pay cut
Admiralty Casebook
  • Registered owner at time of ship's arrest is defendant
    A PLAINTIFF that arrested a vessel to make a claim against another person had to prove that that person was the beneficial owner of the vessel only if that person was not the registered owner of the vessel at the time of the arrest.

Sched Netweb site
  • Famous Pacific Shipping wins one more China NVOCC licence
  • EMERA member lines set new rates, increases BAF
  • Port of Oakland hits high note at end of year
  • NOL Group reports record US$330 million loss
  • Bornstein to talk at Chemical Industry Meeting
  • Safmarine brings Samba to Africa
  • Sembawang Kimtrans opens new Singapore facility
  • Dragonair records 66 per cent growth in throughput
  • Korean Air Cargo ups flight frequency to Amsterdam
  • Cathay Pacific expands codeshare with British Airways
  • Polar to run own sales offices
  • Continental places Marzetta in airport services

Cargowebweb site
FEBRUARY 27, 2003
  • American Air union disputes forecast
    An American Airlines pilot's conclusion that the carrier could be forced to file bankruptcy in May doesn't represent the position of the Allied Pilots Association, the union said.
  • CSX Announces Relocation of Corporate Headquarters
    CSX Announces Relocation of Corporate Headquarters February 25, 2003 Jacksonville, Fla. CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters to Jacksonville, Fla., from Richmond, Va.
  • Jury awards $2.3 million in FedEx discrimination
    A federal jury has awarded a former FedEx Corp. supervisor $2.3 million after finding that the package delivery company retaliated against her after she complained about sexual discrimination.
  • EU against air pacts and mergers
    The European Commission is pressing governments to scrap national accords that regulate the $17 billion trans-Atlantic air-travel market, seeking to spur mergers among European airlines as losses mount.
  • BA slashes services to Gulf
    British Airways announced the suspension of flights from London to Oman and said other services to the Gulf would be cut.
  • EU investigation at Vopak Barging
    Royal Vopak announced that on February 25 and 26, 2003 an investigation has been held by the European Commission at its subsidiary Vopak Barging Europe in Dordrecht, the Netherlands.
  • 3 operators in joint venture OnePort
    Hongkong International Terminals (HIT), Modern Terminals and Cosco-Hit Terminals (Hong Kong) are to establish OnePort Limited (OnePort), a project aimed at providing all port users with the swift and secure exchange of electronic information.

Exim Indiaweb site
  • MSC orders three 8,000-TEU boxships from Hanjin Heavy Industries
  • CP Ships makes senior management appointments - Jeremy Masters replaces David Halliday
  • Vancouver handles record number of containers in 2002
  • Cast launches new website
  • Port of New Orleans handles largest boxship
  • Maersk Sealand upgrades West Africa service
  • Contship Containerlines goes 'green' with new ships
  • P&O Ports enters US West Coast market
  • Zim completes newbuilding programme
  • Cahaya Samudera Shipping awarded ISO 9001:2000 status
  • Iran to renovate shipping fleet
  • Hanjin Shipping appoints Choi as President
  • Swire Pacific's new anchor handling tug supply vessel christened m.v. Pacific Runner
  • Mormugao Port sets new coal discharge record
  • ITF to felicitate S. R. Kulkarni today
  • Mechanism to foster competition among ports, enhance productivity vital, says Economic Survey
  • Central law for SEZs on the anvil: Jaitley
  • Govt to bring EOUs, EPZs on par with SEZs for incentives
  • Leather, plastic items may be dereserved
  • Foreign Trade Analysis: Current Policy & Procedures
  • EBRD, Exim Bank to hold seminar on developing new business opportunities at WTC on March 4

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 27, 2003
  • Daily Bunker market report from Praxis Energy Agents
  • ARA region: Markets still quiet but terminals congested
  • Butinge boosts exports
  • US distillate stocks slide
  • Iraqi exports steady
  • China builds stocks
  • Business as usual in Suez, Port Said still dry
  • Congestion clears in soft Istanbul
  • Rotterdam moving down this morning

International Transport Journalweb site
FEBRUARY 27, 2003
  • Swiss cuts have small impact on the cargo division
  • Antwerp allocates concessions for Deurganckdok container terminals
  • First cooperation agreement between China Shipping and Cosco
  • Tibbett & Britten expands business in Scotland

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
FEBRUARY 27, 2003
  • Stolt and Vopak in investigation
  • Norden revise profit outlook
  • Lower profits for Rederi AB Gotland

Marine Logweb site
FEBRUARY 27, 2003
  • Bill to speed up double hull requirement
    Rep. Lois Capps (D.-Calif.) has introduced legislation in the House of Representatives to enact stricter oil tanker safety regulations
  • More mods for Jimmy Carter
    The Navy has ordered a further $17.4 million of modifications to USS Jimmy Carter, the sub with a Coke bottle waist
  • Massachusetts Maritime Academy to be privatized?
    Plan unveiled in Governor's budget proposals

Il Sole 24 Ore On Lineweb site
  • Sicurezza, 390 navi espulse dal Registro
  • Autostrade del mare Una realtà virtuale

Lloyd's Listweb site
  • Shippers face $65 per box error penalty
    CONTAINER lines are planning to impose sizeable penalties on shippers that supply inaccurate bill of lading information.
  • Offen moves in with yet another containership order
    HAMBURG owner Claus-Peter Offen has added to his considerable newbuilding programme with another containership order that is thought to have been placed in South Korea, writes Katrin Berkenkopf in Hamburg.
  • Venezuela's most wanted...
    THE Venezuelan courts have ordered the arrest of seven former PDVSA executives, including the president of Gente de Petroleo, Juan Fernandez and Unapetrol union leader Horacio Medina.
  • General Maritime rejigs fleet ahead of Metrostar purchase
    Peter Georgiopoulos' General Maritime is selling two more elderly aframax tankers as the group finalises $450m of financing to support the acquisition of Metrostar Management's modern fleet of 19 vessels, writes Tony Gray.
  • Class societies hit back over bid to redefine role
    THE International Association of Classification Societies has responded to suggestions made at the Inter- national Maritime Organisation by Bahamas and Greece to the effect that the IMO should take over from classification societies the development of standards for ship construction.
  • Mitsui issues $17m writ over PSA order delays
    PSA Corp is facing a S$30m (US$17m) lawsuit from Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding over crane contracts from the mid-1990s.
  • Lloyd's List Focus- Maritime security under the spotlight
    LLOYD'S List has made the whole maritime security issue one of its highest priorities, and you will find below a number of the articles that tackle this crucial issue.

Fairplayweb site
FEBRUARY 27, 2003
  • Stolt starts independent investigation
  • ASIA-West Africa rates to rise
  • China extends shipbuilding loans
  • Equasis probes deeper
  • More Directive action by dockers
  • India pegs port capacity
  • California tables single-hull bill
  • USCG 'lead federal agency' in security
  • Hamburg Helps Hanjin
  • WA says Canberra is sinking shipping
  • S Korea names new ministers
  • CSX, Maersk in line for Cochin terminal
  • Relief agencies eye MidEast ports
  • Pollution and piracy drill ahead
  • French defence group watches HDW
  • Virgo seamen freed
  • Grounding at Brisbane
  • Jordan forms box venture for Iraq
  • AMS chief exec departs

The Journal of Commerceweb site
FEBRUARY 27, 2003
  • Jakarta box hub eyes global market
    Indonesia's largest container terminal sets upgrade to become the country's first fully international-standard seaport hub.
  • Morgan resigns from rail board
    Linda J. Morgan, former chairman of the Surface Transportation Board who oversaw turbulent rail mergers, leaves April 8.
  • NOL clarifies layoff figure
    After posting a $300 million loss for 2002, Neptune Orient Lines said that it may not cut as many jobs as was earlier reported.
  • More raids in EU tanker probe
  • Port Canaveral facing millions in Shipping Act fines
  • China Shipping joins discussion agreements
  • Freight, fuel hikes for Indian sub-continent shippers
  • General Maritime gets $450M loans for tankers
  • Kalitta Air launches scheduled trans-Atlantic all-cargo service
  • Stonepath Group adds G-Log software
  • UPS' Eskew named to President's Export Council
  • Union hits Deutsche Post outsourcing plan
  • ICTSI to manage Poland box terminal

Containerisation Internationalweb site
FEBRUARY 27, 2003
  • 'Vested interests' blamed for lack of HK competition
    Hong Kong's outspoken chairman of the Port and Maritime Board, Sir Gordon Wu, has slammed what he called 'vested interests' that are trying to kill competition in the region.
  • Automated manifest filing dogged by confusion
  • ICTSI wins Gdynia terminal fair and square, says regulator
  • PSA Corp faces US$17m suit over crane delays
  • Tecon Suape terminal awaits lifeline service deal
  • P&OP's Mundra terminal deal cleared
  • Controversy scuppers nominee for PANYNJ chairman
  • Canada call for Melbridge's Europe/Med/Carib string

TradeWindsweb site
FEBRUARY 27, 2003
  • Sale of CSX Lines completed
    US private equity group Carlyle ties up purchase of majority stake in domestic liner operator.
  • Oil majors say ok to Venezuela?
    PDVSA claims five oil majors give the all-clear to Venezuela's ports, as ChevronTexaco starts to load first cargo.
  • Torm beats forecast
    But it is tax and sale deal rather than ships that bring in the money.
  • Martin refuses to give up CSL
    Finance minister bullishly refuses to sell shipping line, despite claims of huge conflicts of interest.
  • Argosea still idle
    Tanker remains anchored although Tsakos is satisfied Iraqi cargo is legal.
  • Vela eats up tanker tonnage
    Saudi charterer continues its February spree of VLCC and ULCC fixtures with more promised.
  • Gorthon sells laid-up ro-lo
    Elderly vessel that proved too slow to trade finds a buyer.
  • Cook stabbed to death on Angelicoussis bulker
    Crew being interviewed after second mate vanishes off Brazil.
  • Silja Line cruises to better result
    Finnish ferry line boosts passengers and profit in 2002, with help from Baltic cruiseship.
  • Erck Rickmers inks Maersk and Zim deals
    ER Shipping orders more 5,018-teu boxships at Hyundai on back of long-term charters.
  • Philippines port operator gains foothold in Poland
    International Container Terminal Services wins contract at Baltic port of Gdynia.
  • Awilco offer extended
    But Gjert and Arne Wilhelmsen reject sweetening their $106m bid.
  • Jinhui posts big loss in 2002
    Hong Kong bulker group plunges into the red despite upturn in rates from September.
  • Green and Seatrade to share vessels
    Between 25 and 30 ships will be operated jointly on key reefer trades to boost efficiency.
  • MISC to home in on LNG and tankers
    Third quarter figures show 30% profit growth but boxships struggle.
  • Hyundai upbeat on prospects for 2003
    Shipbuilder sees strong start to the year as marketing team gets to grips with new structure.
  • Unithai feels the heat
    Thai bulker and boxship owner's net profit falls by more than a third in 2002.
  • Tanker and cargoship finally separated
    Russian and Estonian icebreakers in short supply as vessels struggle with Baltic ice.
  • Hyundai Mipo inks $280m tanker deals
    Swiss outfit orders ice class handymax product carriers as Interorient repeats three-ship deal.
  • Disposal costs hit General Maritime
    Poor markets plus Stavanger Prince demolition and planned ship disposals hit bottom line.

American Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 27, 2003
  • FMC meets most performance goals in fiscal year 2002
  • Shippers "ready to accept" higher Pacific rates
  • Industry ponders record transpacific volumes
  • Stock market digests NOL's record $330 million loss
  • Lykes, Tmm and partners raise U.S. Gulf/Med frequency
  • Delmas raises Asia/West Africa freight rates
  • UPS chief joins presidential board
  • Winter storm hurts rail freight traffic
  • Customs broker pleads guilty to forging penalty notice
  • U.S. NVOs welcome China's less stringent security deposit requirement
  • Velant names Hess marketing director
  • Safeway picks Elogex management solution
  • U.S. soybean, oil seed exports down $2 billion in five years
  • Mercator Transport Group names Rooney partner
  • Bush administration promises more free-trade agreements
  • Coast Guard, TSA, INS transfer to homeland security department

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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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Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
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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
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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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