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October 29, 2003
Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Pirate attacks will lead to disaster in Malacca Straits
    IT is only a matter of time before gangs of heavily armed pirates in the Malacca Straits cause an environmental disaster, warned the ICC International Maritime Bureau yesterday as it revealed record attacks worldwide, with Indonesian waters remaining the most dangerous.
  • Booming Chinese exports to US boost earnings of shipping firms
    CHINA, home to one-fifth of the world's population and the fifth-biggest trader of goods, filled 31 per cent of all container ships headed to the US last year, up from less than 5 per cent in 1990.
  • India defers sale of state shipping carrier
    INDIA has postponed plans to privatise Shipping Corp of India, its largest shipping line, due to petitions in various courts opposing its sale, the disinvestment minister said.
  • Royal Caribbean's Q3 profit slips
    ROYAL Caribbean Cruises, the world's second largest cruise group, reported a decline in third quarter profit and said that fourth quarter bookings were slightly weaker than expected.
Air and Land Transport
  • Americans asked to defer travel to Saudi Arabia
    THE United States said yesterday that it had credible information of a threat of attacks on aviation and other Western interests in Saudi Arabia.
  • Gulf Arab state to privatise airports
  • Boeing sees US$50b UK market for jets over 10yrs
  • Ceasefire to lift SriLankan Airlines to first-ever profit
  • Air Philippines likely to be turned into budget carrier
  • Demand still below pre-Sars level, says Northwest
Strait Talk
  • Do member states want European Union to join IMO?
    FOR over a decade the urbane Canadian William O'Neil guided the International Maritime Organization through some difficult times.

Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Pirate attacks will lead to disaster in Malacca Straits
    IT is only a matter of time before gangs of heavily armed pirates in the Malacca Straits cause an environmental disaster, warned the ICC International Maritime Bureau yesterday as it revealed record attacks worldwide, with Indonesian waters remaining the most dangerous.
  • Booming Chinese exports to US boost earnings of shipping firms
    CHINA, home to one-fifth of the world's population and the fifth-biggest trader of goods, filled 31 per cent of all container ships headed to the US last year, up from less than 5 per cent in 1990.
  • India defers sale of state shipping carrier
    INDIA has postponed plans to privatise Shipping Corp of India, its largest shipping line, due to petitions in various courts opposing its sale, the disinvestment minister said.
  • Royal Caribbean's Q3 profit slips
    ROYAL Caribbean Cruises, the world's second largest cruise group, reported a decline in third quarter profit and said that fourth quarter bookings were slightly weaker than expected.
Air and Land Transport
  • Americans asked to defer travel to Saudi Arabia
    THE United States said yesterday that it had credible information of a threat of attacks on aviation and other Western interests in Saudi Arabia.
  • Gulf Arab state to privatise airports
  • Boeing sees US$50b UK market for jets over 10yrs
  • Ceasefire to lift SriLankan Airlines to first-ever profit
  • Air Philippines likely to be turned into budget carrier
  • Demand still below pre-Sars level, says Northwest
Strait Talk
  • Do member states want European Union to join IMO?
    FOR over a decade the urbane Canadian William O'Neil guided the International Maritime Organization through some difficult times.

Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Pirate attacks will lead to disaster in Malacca Straits
    IT is only a matter of time before gangs of heavily armed pirates in the Malacca Straits cause an environmental disaster, warned the ICC International Maritime Bureau yesterday as it revealed record attacks worldwide, with Indonesian waters remaining the most dangerous.
  • Booming Chinese exports to US boost earnings of shipping firms
    CHINA, home to one-fifth of the world's population and the fifth-biggest trader of goods, filled 31 per cent of all container ships headed to the US last year, up from less than 5 per cent in 1990.
  • India defers sale of state shipping carrier
    INDIA has postponed plans to privatise Shipping Corp of India, its largest shipping line, due to petitions in various courts opposing its sale, the disinvestment minister said.
  • Royal Caribbean's Q3 profit slips
    ROYAL Caribbean Cruises, the world's second largest cruise group, reported a decline in third quarter profit and said that fourth quarter bookings were slightly weaker than expected.
Air and Land Transport
  • Americans asked to defer travel to Saudi Arabia
    THE United States said yesterday that it had credible information of a threat of attacks on aviation and other Western interests in Saudi Arabia.
  • Gulf Arab state to privatise airports
  • Boeing sees US$50b UK market for jets over 10yrs
  • Ceasefire to lift SriLankan Airlines to first-ever profit
  • Air Philippines likely to be turned into budget carrier
  • Demand still below pre-Sars level, says Northwest
Strait Talk
  • Do member states want European Union to join IMO?
    FOR over a decade the urbane Canadian William O'Neil guided the International Maritime Organization through some difficult times.

Sched Netweb site
  • DHL commits US$200m to five-year China expansion
  • Pusan looks to attract foreign investment with FEZ
  • BICT sees 2 million TEU throughput
  • Kuehne and Nagel sees income jump by 23.2pc over first nine months
  • Hual celebrates two decades of service to Asia
  • HK air traffic recovers to jump above pre-Sars levels
  • Cargo warehouse to be sited at Bali airport
  • Pilot revenue keeps reaching for the sky
  • SAS Cargo goes back to Swedish terminal

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Freight rates expected to continue rising - Q2 rates on Asia-Europe trade up by 42 pc due to China's growth
  • Goltens develops new range of crankshaft repair tools
  • Over 300 new box terminals will spring up by 2007, says report - Global capacity to reach 500 m TEUs in 4 years
  • BTL optimistic of feeder operations growth
  • SCI sell-off plan put off indefinitely
  • Shatrughan Sinha dedicates NMP's multi-user jetty to nation - 'Jewel in Sagar Mala project'
  • Feeder operations have tremendous scope for growth along Indian coast -Bill Smart
  • US leads anti-dumping initiators with 16 cases in H1
  • NSICT finances new school, college buildings at Phunde, Uran
  • TAMP favours 'barest minimum' of stores inventory at Major Ports
  • Consultants' study finds Cochin Port, Kayamkulam suitable sites for setting up LNG terminal
  • CONCOR earns net profit of Rs 69.64 cr. in Q2
  • A-I seeking JV partner for ground handling works
  • Advani opens 80-km stretch of NH 5
  • Centre studying options to plug excise revenue loss
  • Icra revises GDP growth rate upwards to 6.9 pc for 2003-04
  • Fieo seeks RBI sops to offset appreciation of rupee - ...submits proposals on monetary, credit policy
  • Seminar on 'Future of Retail' on Oct. 30
  • Seminar on 'Innovation for India' on Oct. 30

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
OCTOBER 28, 2003
  • Panama: Premiums normalise, supply tight Balboa
  • Istanbul conference site launched
  • Bearish numbers put Fujairah on the back foot
  • Ecuador: Navipac achieves ISO 9001:2000 certificate
  • Taiwan's posted IFO prices increasingly sensitive
    Is the Taiwanese bunker market's new sensitive side indicative of a maturing industry in the country?
  • Brisk business sees large draws on Hong Kong's IFO stocks
  • Soft Suez sees healthy demand
  • Crude slides in thin trade as traders await US data
    Expectations ahead of the weekly report from the US on crude and oil product stocks are rather mixed.
  • OPEC crude basket on the brink of falling into target range
    The OPEC crude basket stood at $28.12 per barrel yesterday, the 13th consecutive trading day above the group's $22 to $28 target range. With crude prices looking around 20 cents softer this morning, the OPEC crude basket may fall back within the target range today.
  • Rotterdam little changed this morning

International Transport Journalweb site
OCTOBER 28, 2003
  • Panalpina appoints new Head of Asia-Pacific Operations
  • Ukrainian ports are expanding
  • Basel-Mulhouse Airport turns corner in cargo sector
  • Loxx, Germany to partner Welz for runs to Byelorussia
  • Ryder profits up 10%

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
OCTOBER 28, 2003
  • Danish pilotage monopoly soon gone
  • Stephen Van Dyck next Intertanko Chairman
  • ABB sells parts of Offshore Systems

Marine Logweb site
OCTOBER 28, 2003
  • EU unveils shipbuilding survival plan
    LeaderSHIP 2015 proposals unveiled in Brussels
  • Port security massively underfunded suggests study
    Necessary improvments could take 20 years to implement at current funding levels
  • Maersk Contractors takes delivery of Caspian semi
    Named "Lider" in Baku ceremony

Lloyd's Listweb site
  • Brussels delivers blueprint for the future of European shipbuilding
    EUROPE'S E 34bn-a-year shipbuilding industry got what it had been pleading for yesterday, as the European Commission presented 'Leadership 2015', the report designed to shape the future of regional ship construction and repair.
  • Israel allows Zim to be split in two
    THE Israeli government has taken action to unblock the stalled privatisation of Zim Israel Navigation Co by allowing any future buyer to split the line in two.
  • Lack of subsidy blamed for Sietas-Werft layoffs
    HAMBURG'S Sietas-Werft is to slash its workforce by 200 over the next year, blaming uncompetitive prices after Hamburg's failure to pay out the full volume of subsidies allowed.
  • Rivals stunned by 7.5% increase
    BUOYED by surging reserves, Gard P&I Club has stunned the shipowners' liability sector by announcing a general increase for February 2004 of only 7.5%, writes James Brewer.
  • Gard buys If marine and energy in boost to Lloyd's challenge
    GARD P&I Club, the industry's second biggest shipowners' liability association, is to take control of the marine and energy insurance portfolio already managed by its service company in a $30m deal.

Fairplayweb site
OCTOBER 28, 2003
  • Nigerian ports authority faces probe
    A FULL-scale financial investigation into the Nigerian National Ports Authority (NPA), where the entire executive management and board was replaced in a shake up last week appears imminent after banks were asked to freeze all bank accounts held in its name
  • Taca to raise rates
    EASTBOUND rates for the seven container lines that form the Transatlantic Conference Agreement (TACA) will rise in January 2004, after a planned 1 October rise failed
  • Polembros battles PNSC
    GREEK operator Polembros has refused to rule out taking further action against Pakistan National Shipping Corp (PNSC) in the increasingly acrimonious legal battle
  • Gard acquires If's marine buiness
    GARD, the P&I club based in Arendal, Denmark, is to acquire the marine and energy businesses of the Scandinavian non-life insurer If
  • US fine-tunes box security
    THE US plans to speed up its container screening program at overseas ports, while at the same time lowering screening security requirements at US terminals
  • US proposes new spill framework
    US LEGISLATORS are looking to make charterers responsible for oil pollution caused by the tonnage that they fix says a Democratic staffer
  • Miami port bans Greenpeace ship
  • Staten witnesses escape interviews
  • BC Ferries awaits strike vote
  • Star terminal in jeoperdy
  • France stick with Abeilles
  • Patrick extends automation plans
  • Seitas axes 200 workers
  • ARP seeks to improve reef safety
  • MPHA toughens pollution stance
  • Hanjin appeals for 'understanding'

The Journal of Commerceweb site
OCTOBER 28, 2003
  • So. Cal. flights recovering despite fires
    Airline operations returning to normal, but parcel delivery services still snarled.
  • Charge PMA freezing out reefer cargo
    The San Diego Unified Port District alleges that members of the Pacific Maritime Association have lowered the priority for unloading refrigerated cargo, putting the port at a competitive disadvantage.
  • ANL adds fourth loop to USA service
    Australia National Line launches all-water service from China and South Korea to the U.S. East Coast.
  • More eastbound trans-Atlantic rate increases
  • Customs defuses Miami trucker protest
  • China Shipping expands big-box fleet
  • Bangladesh to regulate freight forwarding
  • Kuehne & Nagel net improves
  • New cranes for Port of Philadelphia
  • MOL opens China branches
  • EGL lowers Q3 earnings forecast
  • Chassis safety bill filed in Senate
  • L.A. agreement will open China Shipping terminal

Containerisation Internationalweb site
OCTOBER 28, 2003
  • Atlantic eastbound January GRI a 'joke' says carrier
    A shipping line has branded the latest conference tariff rate increases on the eastbound Atlantic trades a 'joke' following an announcement of a January increase today.
  • Boxship surge on all water Asia/US route sees Panama Canal revenues soar
    The Panama Canal Authority (APC) has reported a 60.3% rise in containership tonnage taking the Asia-US East Coast (USEC) all-water route, reflecting increased efficiency and the route's growing popularity.
  • 'Save JNPT,' CSLA tells Indian government
  • Simatech and Orient Express launch Tuticorin-Jebel Ali service
  • ECT cranks up Maasvlakte capacity
  • Switzerland and Austria sign bi-lateral rail deal
  • Hupac acquires 10% share in Duisburg Intermodal Terminal
  • Croatia looks to shift freight onto inland waterways
  • MOL (China) opens Guangzhou, Xiamen, Ningbo branch offices

TradeWindsweb site
OCTOBER 28, 2003
  • Crime ship breaks arrest
    IMB warns Ciuta likely to be re-named and re-flagged before resuming theft activities.
  • Zim facing split
    Israeli government may hive off international operations as part of share sale.
  • OSG tops $100m mark
    US tanker owner reports highest ever earnings for nine-month period - and floats M&A possibilities?
  • Gard opts for 7.5%
    Shipowners face lowest increase despite investment in hull insurance company.
  • TACA pushing up box rates again
    Westbound rates stable but boxship group is adding to shippers' eastbound costs again.
  • Gard acquires If marine business
    Top P&I club splashes out $110m to buy hull and energy insurance company.
  • Piracy attacks hit new high
    First nine months of this year highest since statistics began.
  • MISC accused of union busting
    Unrecognised executive staff union members cry foul over secondments to marine academy.
  • V.Ships and Securicor in ISPS link
    World's biggest shipmanager and private security firm in partnership.
  • Hanjin ship held in Canada
    Ceres Hellenic/Odfjell vessel also failed port state check during September.
  • MBC unveils listing plan
    Robert Kwok's bulker and tanker joint venture with GMV raising cash for new ships with flotation.
  • Bul in for Varna
    New consortium is highest bidder in latest attempt to sell Bulgarian shipbuilder.
  • Knightsbridge no to amend bye-laws
    Shareholders' vote on widening company activities fall short of required two-thirds majority.
  • Bulker blocks Bosporus
    Engine trouble on Turkish vessel closes vital international waterway.
  • Taiwan Navigation books bulker-boom profit
    Taipei-based owner has built earnings in nine months to September in strong market.
  • General Maritime inks first OBO options
    New York tanker player confirms charter deals for three more aframax combination carriers.
  • MOL expands in China
    Japanese shipowner increases number of branch offices in Mainland China to six.
  • Stena C-Max detained in US
    Quality conscious owner's product carrier among 14 ships held for failing port state control.
  • Women on top at Hyundai
    The once mighty South Korean chaebol is proving an unlikely battlefield in the feminism revolution.

American Shipperweb site
OCTOBER 28, 2003
  • V.Ships, Securicor join forces on port, ship security services
  • Cuban carrier Coral Container Lines ceases operations
  • CMA CGM adds ANL to Pacific service
  • MOL opens three more China offices
  • Senate safety bill shifts responsibility to container owners
  • High air cargo rates hit EGL's profits
  • FedEx expands Amsterdam/North America flights
  • Volga-Dnepr improves revenue, volumes
  • Turkish cargo airline begins London service
  • User fees to finance supply chain security still an option
  • Kuehne & Nagel boosts net income
  • WCO releases guidelines for cargo scanning equipment
  • Arzoon, AquiTec offer management software for grocery sector
  • Yantian to commission second berth for mega-containerships this year

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Marsa Maroc will operate two terminals in the Beninese port of Cotonou
Casablanca
The business will be held together with the new public-private company Bénin Manutentions
Clerc (Maersk) : The next few months will also be characterized by a containerized hold deficiency in the face of high demand
Copenhagen
Agreement in Bahrain to set up a shipyard recycling yard
In May, the decline of naval traffic in the Suez Canal was accentuated.
In May, the decline of naval traffic in the Suez Canal was accentuated.
The Cairo
The crossings of tankers have decreased by -41.5% and those of ships of other type by -59.4%
Cognolate is the new president of Assiterminal
Rome
CIMAC has been accredited with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization
Frankfurt am Main
General cargo ship stopped and sanctioned by the Coast Guard of Genoa
Genoa
Found serious breaches of European ship recycling law
European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
Brussels
The rebound in revenues recorded by OOCL continues.
Hong Kong
In the second quarter of this year, they grew by 14.4%
Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
Singapore
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
Washington
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
Klaipeda
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Thiruvananthapuram
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Rome
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
London
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
Shack
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
Hamburg
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
Ankara
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Lugano
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
London
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
Marseille
Training of the personnel of the shipowner group to quantum computation
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
Brussels
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Papendrecht
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Brussels
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
Singapore
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Venice
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
Balboa
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
Breed
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
Rome
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
Washington
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Rome
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Copenhagen
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Genoa
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
Copenhagen
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Athens
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
Beijing
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Genoa
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Rome
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
Cagliari
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Casablanca
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
Kallo
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Copenhagen
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
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
PORTS
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
DATABASE
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
››› File
Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
Rostock
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
Genoa
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
Oslo
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
Hamburg
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Rome
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
Genoa
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Rome
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Tokyo
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
Ravenna
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
Ravenna
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
Memphis
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
Genoa
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Ancona
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Rome
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
Tokyo
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Rome
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
Geneva
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Marseille
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
Livorno
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Montreal
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
Genoa
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
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