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March 22, 2004
Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • APL ship collides with tanker
    THE Singapore-flagged APL Pusan is now at anchorage at the Port of Mundra after colliding head-on with a Panamanian-flagged tanker in heavy fog in India's Gulf of Kutch last week.
  • Australia orders review of maritime security
    THE Australian government yesterday announced a review of its maritime security measures to guard against possible terror attacks at its ports, the transport minister said.
  • WTO panel to probe S Korea's charges of EU subsidies
    MEMBER countries of the World Trade Organisation have agreed to set up an expert panel to look into South Korean charges that the European Union is giving illegal support to its shipbuilders.
  • Futuristic boat
    TOKYO Cruise Ship Co's new futuristic vessel Himiko sails along Tokyo Bay as the landmark Rainbow Bridge is seen in the background on Friday.
Air and Land Transport
  • Airbus wins US$2b Spirit Airlines order for 35 planes
    AIRBUS SAS, the world's biggest maker of commercial aircraft, won an agreement from closely held US discount carrier Spirit Airlines Inc to order 35 planes worth US$2 billion, and possibly 60 more.
  • HK, Thailand sign deal to liberalise air services
  • AirAsia's Thai unit adds flight to S'pore
  • Virgin scraps 'lip service' after protests
  • Jakarta airport radar breaks down twice
  • Log Book
Dockyard
  • Salvage industry may face the crunch as workload shrinks
    AFTER another year of frantic political activity in some quarters, aimed at making the shipping industry and the world's oceans safer, the International Salvage Union's latest annual Pollution Prevention Survey would probably come as a surprise to the man on the street.
Ship Sales
  • Ship Sales
    PRICES continue their upward spiral as can be seen from reports of two re-sale handymax bulkers.

Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • APL ship collides with tanker
    THE Singapore-flagged APL Pusan is now at anchorage at the Port of Mundra after colliding head-on with a Panamanian-flagged tanker in heavy fog in India's Gulf of Kutch last week.
  • Australia orders review of maritime security
    THE Australian government yesterday announced a review of its maritime security measures to guard against possible terror attacks at its ports, the transport minister said.
  • WTO panel to probe S Korea's charges of EU subsidies
    MEMBER countries of the World Trade Organisation have agreed to set up an expert panel to look into South Korean charges that the European Union is giving illegal support to its shipbuilders.
  • Futuristic boat
    TOKYO Cruise Ship Co's new futuristic vessel Himiko sails along Tokyo Bay as the landmark Rainbow Bridge is seen in the background on Friday.
Air and Land Transport
  • Airbus wins US$2b Spirit Airlines order for 35 planes
    AIRBUS SAS, the world's biggest maker of commercial aircraft, won an agreement from closely held US discount carrier Spirit Airlines Inc to order 35 planes worth US$2 billion, and possibly 60 more.
  • HK, Thailand sign deal to liberalise air services
  • AirAsia's Thai unit adds flight to S'pore
  • Virgin scraps 'lip service' after protests
  • Jakarta airport radar breaks down twice
  • Log Book
Dockyard
  • Salvage industry may face the crunch as workload shrinks
    AFTER another year of frantic political activity in some quarters, aimed at making the shipping industry and the world's oceans safer, the International Salvage Union's latest annual Pollution Prevention Survey would probably come as a surprise to the man on the street.
Ship Sales
  • Ship Sales
    PRICES continue their upward spiral as can be seen from reports of two re-sale handymax bulkers.

Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • APL ship collides with tanker
    THE Singapore-flagged APL Pusan is now at anchorage at the Port of Mundra after colliding head-on with a Panamanian-flagged tanker in heavy fog in India's Gulf of Kutch last week.
  • Australia orders review of maritime security
    THE Australian government yesterday announced a review of its maritime security measures to guard against possible terror attacks at its ports, the transport minister said.
  • WTO panel to probe S Korea's charges of EU subsidies
    MEMBER countries of the World Trade Organisation have agreed to set up an expert panel to look into South Korean charges that the European Union is giving illegal support to its shipbuilders.
  • Futuristic boat
    TOKYO Cruise Ship Co's new futuristic vessel Himiko sails along Tokyo Bay as the landmark Rainbow Bridge is seen in the background on Friday.
Air and Land Transport
  • Airbus wins US$2b Spirit Airlines order for 35 planes
    AIRBUS SAS, the world's biggest maker of commercial aircraft, won an agreement from closely held US discount carrier Spirit Airlines Inc to order 35 planes worth US$2 billion, and possibly 60 more.
  • HK, Thailand sign deal to liberalise air services
  • AirAsia's Thai unit adds flight to S'pore
  • Virgin scraps 'lip service' after protests
  • Jakarta airport radar breaks down twice
  • Log Book
Dockyard
  • Salvage industry may face the crunch as workload shrinks
    AFTER another year of frantic political activity in some quarters, aimed at making the shipping industry and the world's oceans safer, the International Salvage Union's latest annual Pollution Prevention Survey would probably come as a surprise to the man on the street.
Ship Sales
  • Ship Sales
    PRICES continue their upward spiral as can be seen from reports of two re-sale handymax bulkers.

Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • APL ship collides with tanker
    THE Singapore-flagged APL Pusan is now at anchorage at the Port of Mundra after colliding head-on with a Panamanian-flagged tanker in heavy fog in India's Gulf of Kutch last week.
  • Australia orders review of maritime security
    THE Australian government yesterday announced a review of its maritime security measures to guard against possible terror attacks at its ports, the transport minister said.
  • WTO panel to probe S Korea's charges of EU subsidies
    MEMBER countries of the World Trade Organisation have agreed to set up an expert panel to look into South Korean charges that the European Union is giving illegal support to its shipbuilders.
  • Futuristic boat
    TOKYO Cruise Ship Co's new futuristic vessel Himiko sails along Tokyo Bay as the landmark Rainbow Bridge is seen in the background on Friday.
Air and Land Transport
  • Airbus wins US$2b Spirit Airlines order for 35 planes
    AIRBUS SAS, the world's biggest maker of commercial aircraft, won an agreement from closely held US discount carrier Spirit Airlines Inc to order 35 planes worth US$2 billion, and possibly 60 more.
  • HK, Thailand sign deal to liberalise air services
  • AirAsia's Thai unit adds flight to S'pore
  • Virgin scraps 'lip service' after protests
  • Jakarta airport radar breaks down twice
  • Log Book
Dockyard
  • Salvage industry may face the crunch as workload shrinks
    AFTER another year of frantic political activity in some quarters, aimed at making the shipping industry and the world's oceans safer, the International Salvage Union's latest annual Pollution Prevention Survey would probably come as a surprise to the man on the street.
Ship Sales
  • Ship Sales
    PRICES continue their upward spiral as can be seen from reports of two re-sale handymax bulkers.

Sched Netweb site
  • SCT signs deal with Formosa Plastic Group
  • Sun Cypress granted Cepa, Class A Forwarder's licences
  • Cargo throughput up 50pc at Guangzhou in February
  • Horizon Lines, Maersk continue co-operation
  • Famous Pacific Shipping extends reach to Romania, Belarus
  • Georgia ports export volume up
  • KLM to offer more cargo capacity to Asia
  • U-Freight's global operations grow over past five years
  • US PhD candidate wins TIACA research competition

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Mercator Lines again wins MRPL contract to ship crude in 2004-05
  • Shipco Transport Inc sees great potential for NVOCC market in India - Eyeing Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata for offering direct services to US
  • Shipowners reject plea to cut handling charges at KDS
  • CIAe sees bright prospects for apparel exports
  • Crude imports rise by 9 pc
  • Texprocil opposes US, Turkey plea for extension of garment quota deadline to December 31, 2007
  • Visakhapatnam Port sets national record in iron ore loading
  • Mumbai Port spruces up arrival/departure lounge to welcome cruise travellers
  • Infrastructure sector growth shoots up by 11.3 per cent in February
  • India set to emerge as global textiles outsourcing destination: Official
  • CBDT tells corporates to file e-TDS returns
  • IMC delegation in UAE; explores business ties
  • Obson Int'l wins export award
  • Mumbai Custom House Agents Assn granted recognition
  • New RBI ED
  • Announcement of Monetary Policy may be delayed

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MARCH 19, 2004
  • Montreal prices dive, Seaway opening facing possible delay
    An unprecedented challenge to the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway threatens to delay the reopening of this key shipping route. Bunker demand in Montreal should improve when it reopens.
  • Chemoil enters clean product market
    New joint venture with owners Itochu could spark new bunkering opportunities, says company.
  • Buoyant demand drains avails off-shore Nigeria
    Bunker suppliers operating off-shore Nigeria on the West African coastline were running low or partially dry on stock this week as one player described demand as 'huge'. Fortunately, not all suppliers were running out of the same products.
  • Busy end to the week's trading in the Baltic
  • Rotterdam little changed amid distillate shortage
  • Singapore suppliers hold offers firm amid cargo influx
    Terminal congestion in Singapore forces BP to put hold on quoting bunker offers until later next week.

International Transport Journalweb site
MARCH 19, 2004
  • Transactions handled by Axit's AX 4 logistics platform up 300%
  • Will discretionary tachograph moratorium lead to chaos?
  • Three new European partners for Rangel Transitários
  • Renault Trucks with success
  • Emirates flies to Glasgow
  • Famous Pacific Shipping expands to Romania and Belarus
  • New President of SITL

Marine Logweb site
MARCH 19, 2004
  • Pilots opt for water jets
    New boat under construction at Gladding-Hearn
  • Signal International to upgrade jack-up
    Will reopen dormant Pascagoula West Yard
  • Corps of Engineers to issue towboat IFB
    Plans 144 ft, 3,350 hp vessel
  • Transocean sells two semis
    Sedco 600 and Sedco 602 go to JCE Group

World Wide Shipperweb site
MARCH 19, 2004
  • PMA President, Joe Miniace announces plans to retire
  • Rail freight traffic up for first week of March
  • Central Freight Lines buying Oregon LTL carrier
  • Task force will look at recreational boaters in ship channel
  • Tsakos exercises option to build two ice-class tankers

Lloyd's Listweb site
  • Wärtsilä faces fresh cash scandal probe
    MARINE engine major Wärtsilä Corp faces a fresh probe into payments allegedly made from its accounts to sweeten engine deals, following the arrest of three W'rtsil' Sweden personnel.
  • Ashdod bombers may have entered port in container
    PALESTINIAN terrorists behind the recent suicide bomb attack on Ashdod may have entered the highly-guarded port inside a container, according to reports in the Israeli media.
  • SEC turns attention to Norsk Hydro
    SHELL'S Ormen Lange partner Norsk Hydro is the latest to come under scrutiny from the US Securities and Exchange Commission over its booking of reserves, according to reports.
  • Oil surges on US fears and China demand
    OIL prices have surged to 14-year highs on concerns of a predicted shortage in US gasoline stocks and soaring demand in China, writes Martyn Wingrove.
  • Georgiopoulos to swoop on Soponata
    PETER Georgiopoulos' General Maritime is poised to acquire Portuguese tanker company Soponata, according to informed sources, writes Tony Gray.

Fairplayweb site
MARCH 19, 2004
  • Alstom slides on bailout admission
    PRESSURE is mounting on French power generation to shipbuilding group Alstom, which has seen further steep falls in its share price after chairman Patrick Kron admitted this week that the terms of a '3.2Bn ($3.9Bn) government-backed bailout, arranged just six months ago, are unlikely to be met
  • India rules out pollution
    THE Indian government has ruled out any threat of pollution from a tanker that broke in two after a collision this morning off the western province of Gujarat.... Full story
  • Santos cruise season disappoints
    THE cruise season at Santos, Brazil, which draws to a close today with the final call by Island Cruises' Island Escape, has been disappointing.... Full story
  • Rotterdam gets huge chemical plant
    CHEMICAL companies Lyondell and Bayer officially opened their new chemical facility in Rotterdam today with one eye on the Chinese market.... Full story
  • PMA's Miniace replaced
    JOE Miniace, the combative director of the Pacific Maritime Association, resigned on Wednesday and was replaced by Jim McKenna, PMA's chief operating officer... Full story
  • LUKoil sale raises questions
    AFTER more than a year trying to find a buyer for its fleet of river-sea class tankers, LUKoil has been successful - but is the company related?... Full story
  • Judgement awaited in Valdez latest
  • Far Eastern confident for 2004
  • Only sixteen bodies identified
  • Drunken dredger master jailed
  • Superferry search continues
  • OOIL reports massive gains
  • Seyang goes for expansion
  • Terrorists arrived 'in a container'
  • TT-Line passenger feared drowned

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MARCH 19, 2004
  • Maersk Sealand: No Va. hub deal yet
    Carrier denies report it signed off on deal to build new terminal at Port of Hampton Roads, says further review needed.
  • U.S. plots end to crew-list visas
    State Department wants foreign crewmen on ships to apply for non-immigrant visa status, undergo background checks.
  • Canadian National rail strike over
  • U.S. files first China complaint with WTO
  • Boom for OOCL parent profit
  • United on track for reorganization
  • ITC reviewing Morocco, Dominican trade pacts
  • TSA, Florida ports will develop ID card
  • Volume spurs Hutchison earnings
  • Appeals court allows duty reduction for painted trucks
  • Yang Ming outsources U.S. paperwork
  • Hoegh fined $3.5 in dumping case
  • Charge for TPG over British taxes

Containerisation Internationalweb site
MARCH 19, 2004
  • Collision delays APL vessel off Gujarat coast
    The Singapore-registered containership APL Pusan has collided with the product tanker Delta I off the coast of India.
  • Iraq-war protests to bring US ports to a standstill
    No ships will be worked at Oakland, Portland and other smaller Columbia River ports on Saturday, as dockworkers stop work to show opposition to the Iraq war.
  • Contract ratification ends CN workers' one-month strike
  • SAPO rate rises disappoint carriers
  • OOIL cautious interim succeeded by flush full-year
  • Joe Miniace, PMA president, resigns
  • BTL starts India-Gulf service, to ride freight highs
  • Companies of Peel Holdings get together on Port Salford project
  • Emmerich box trade up
  • Barges to Brussels

TradeWindsweb site
MARCH 19, 2004
  • Teekay OK with credit review
    Tanker giant 'confident' of financial position as company prepares for scrutiny by ratings agencies.
  • Tanker stocks end week in fizzle
    Overall market dogged by terror worries, continued spike in world oil prices now at 14-year high.
  • Tanker sinks off India
    Crew of both ships reported safe after collision with APL boship.
  • Tung hails 536% profit rise
    Hong Kong's OOIL has reported a massive rise in earnings as the container boom is set to continue through 2004 and beyond.
  • Seawing sales talks rumoured
    Cruises cancelled as talk of charterer's deal making with Royal Caribbean emerges.
  • Peters halves workforce
    Another blow for Dutch shipbuilding as troubled Kampen yard lays off 61.
  • Seyang surges higher
    Fourth quarter boom buoys Korean bulker owner in 2003, as profit rises.
  • New link for Caribbean
    Dominican Republic wants to boost exports with new service from Santo Domingo to Netherlands Antilles.
  • Cherepovetsk yard sold
    Russian plant snapped up by domestic metals trading house Severstal-Invest.
  • Cargoship grounds off Taiwan
    Crew safe after incident involving Panama-registered vessel off northern coast.
  • Precious bulker buy
    Precious Shipping of Thailand continues to rebuild its fleet with a $17.2m purchase of a 27,079-dwt bulk 1996-built bulk carrier.
  • Hanjin Shipping ups targets
    Korean owner plans to strengthen its boxship alliances during 2004.
  • Lukoil sells five
    Russian owner offloads river-sea tankers to Maltese owner as it sheds non-core assets.
  • Mercator shocks Bombay biggies
    Indian owner wins lucrative crude contract ahead of giants like SCI and Great Eastern.
  • US detains Bro Selma
    Explosive atmosphere in Brostrom aframax's SBT made it "threat to New York."
  • Samsung set for Enfield FPSO
    Deal looks good to go after Aussie energy concern Woodside gets board approval for oil field development.
  • Profit on rise at Hanjin Heavy
    Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries forecasts 2004 boost for operating earnings.

American Shipperweb site
MARCH 19, 2004
  • "One of best years to date" leads to profit bonanza at OOCL parent
  • Hanjin expects further increase in profit
  • USTRANSCOM chief cites need for faster cargo ships
  • Maersk extends contracts with Horizon Lines for 3 years
  • Lawmakers seek GAO review of air cargo security
  • Shanghai planes to get freighter makeover
  • CN, CAW ratify new labor agreements
  • WCO calls for greater cooperation among customs administrations
  • ITC assesses Central American, Dominican Republic, and Morocco FTAs
  • U.S. files WTO cases against China, Mexico
  • PMA names McKenna CEO after Miniace resigns
  • TSA, Florida work together on port worker ID program
  • Hutchison cashes in $978 million operating profit
  • Port of Marseilles tightens security in wake of Madrid
  • Israeli authority says container breached Gaza border

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
MARCH 19, 2004
  • "Norrøna" back in service - "Norrøna I" back in lay up
    Faeroes super-ferry "Norrøna" is now back in service after the two-month stay at Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg ...
  • Swedish bunker vessel order to Norwegian yard
    BRP Shipping in G'teborg has ordered a 3,000-DWT tanker from Aas Mek Verksted in Vestnes, for delivery in July ...
  • Wärtsilä tax crime case grows
    One employee of Wärtsilä Sweden was yesterday detained after police interrogations for suspected tax crimes. The number of detained Wärtsilä ...

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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
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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 Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 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
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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