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March 24, 2004
Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Terror threat to LNG carriers overstated
    THE terrorist threat to LNG carriers, often dubbed 'floating bombs', has been greatly overstated, said a senior industry executive, who cautioned it's the industry's reputation for safety and high quality that is under threat.
  • Tanker trade to benefit from growing LNG demand
    IN 2003, global flows of LNG amounted to nearly 750 billion cubic metres, of which 20 per cent is carried aboard ships and the remainder by pipeline, according to the French research body, Institut Francais du Petrole .
  • MOL to invest US$11b in 243 new ships
    MITSUI OSK Lines Ltd, Japan's No 2 shipping firm, will spend 1.16 trillion yen over six years on 243 new vessels to meet booming demand for the transport of goods from China and other parts of Asia, the company said on Monday.
  • Goa to float global tender for US$39m cruise terminal
    INDIA's tiny western state of Goa is to hold a global tender for the construction of a cruise liner terminal, and plans to expand its iron ore handling to keep pace with soaring steel demand, its chairman said on Monday.
Air and Land Transport
  • Strong growth for world airports
    WORLD airports are poised for a strong economic performance in 2004 after seeing a 2 per cent increase in passengers and 3 per cent rise in cargo last year, the head of the industry's global body, Airports Council International said on Monday.
  • US domestic air travel remains in the doldrums
  • Judge wants end to standoff at Air Canada
  • Air Sahara, Cathay in code-sharing talks
  • Air France, KLM delay merger till month-end
  • Vietnam's former US base to open to flights
Strait Talk
  • Rethink security job issue after ISPS compliance
    JUST as the international shipping industry was engaged in an almost-last-minute dash to meet the requirements of the International Ship and Port Facilities Security Code, it looked a couple of weeks ago as though somebody was about to throw a very large spanner in the works.

Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Terror threat to LNG carriers overstated
    THE terrorist threat to LNG carriers, often dubbed 'floating bombs', has been greatly overstated, said a senior industry executive, who cautioned it's the industry's reputation for safety and high quality that is under threat.
  • Tanker trade to benefit from growing LNG demand
    IN 2003, global flows of LNG amounted to nearly 750 billion cubic metres, of which 20 per cent is carried aboard ships and the remainder by pipeline, according to the French research body, Institut Francais du Petrole .
  • MOL to invest US$11b in 243 new ships
    MITSUI OSK Lines Ltd, Japan's No 2 shipping firm, will spend 1.16 trillion yen over six years on 243 new vessels to meet booming demand for the transport of goods from China and other parts of Asia, the company said on Monday.
  • Goa to float global tender for US$39m cruise terminal
    INDIA's tiny western state of Goa is to hold a global tender for the construction of a cruise liner terminal, and plans to expand its iron ore handling to keep pace with soaring steel demand, its chairman said on Monday.
Air and Land Transport
  • Strong growth for world airports
    WORLD airports are poised for a strong economic performance in 2004 after seeing a 2 per cent increase in passengers and 3 per cent rise in cargo last year, the head of the industry's global body, Airports Council International said on Monday.
  • US domestic air travel remains in the doldrums
  • Judge wants end to standoff at Air Canada
  • Air Sahara, Cathay in code-sharing talks
  • Air France, KLM delay merger till month-end
  • Vietnam's former US base to open to flights
Strait Talk
  • Rethink security job issue after ISPS compliance
    JUST as the international shipping industry was engaged in an almost-last-minute dash to meet the requirements of the International Ship and Port Facilities Security Code, it looked a couple of weeks ago as though somebody was about to throw a very large spanner in the works.

Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Terror threat to LNG carriers overstated
    THE terrorist threat to LNG carriers, often dubbed 'floating bombs', has been greatly overstated, said a senior industry executive, who cautioned it's the industry's reputation for safety and high quality that is under threat.
  • Tanker trade to benefit from growing LNG demand
    IN 2003, global flows of LNG amounted to nearly 750 billion cubic metres, of which 20 per cent is carried aboard ships and the remainder by pipeline, according to the French research body, Institut Francais du Petrole .
  • MOL to invest US$11b in 243 new ships
    MITSUI OSK Lines Ltd, Japan's No 2 shipping firm, will spend 1.16 trillion yen over six years on 243 new vessels to meet booming demand for the transport of goods from China and other parts of Asia, the company said on Monday.
  • Goa to float global tender for US$39m cruise terminal
    INDIA's tiny western state of Goa is to hold a global tender for the construction of a cruise liner terminal, and plans to expand its iron ore handling to keep pace with soaring steel demand, its chairman said on Monday.
Air and Land Transport
  • Strong growth for world airports
    WORLD airports are poised for a strong economic performance in 2004 after seeing a 2 per cent increase in passengers and 3 per cent rise in cargo last year, the head of the industry's global body, Airports Council International said on Monday.
  • US domestic air travel remains in the doldrums
  • Judge wants end to standoff at Air Canada
  • Air Sahara, Cathay in code-sharing talks
  • Air France, KLM delay merger till month-end
  • Vietnam's former US base to open to flights
Strait Talk
  • Rethink security job issue after ISPS compliance
    JUST as the international shipping industry was engaged in an almost-last-minute dash to meet the requirements of the International Ship and Port Facilities Security Code, it looked a couple of weeks ago as though somebody was about to throw a very large spanner in the works.

Sched Netweb site
  • Lack of handling agents holding up China, Russian trade
  • Dongnama, TSK Line to offer joint HK-Haiphong service
  • IAS upgrades Triton's global depot network
  • Tianjin eyes overseas investment
  • IMO recommends master of vessels take on security role
  • Yangtze River Delta has too many airports: Xinhua
  • Swiss posts CHF498M loss for 2003
  • China Southern takes delivery of Boeing 777
  • TSA names Washington, Philadelphia airport security directors

Exim Indiaweb site
  • ECGC upgrades Pakistan for better risk cover
  • Exim Bank to buy 20 pc stake in Zambian bank
  • Govt rules out additional sops for raw sugar import
  • US not serious in cutting farm subsidies, says Arun Shourie
  • Private port operators urge MoS to alter dredging contract policy
  • Mormugao Port's ore handling facilities to be expanded
  • Tata Steel, L&T to set up port at Dhamra in Orissa
  • Vizag Port sets national record in cargo handling
  • Mormugao Port plans to set up world-class cruise terminal, says MPT chief
  • Forbes Logistics handles another mega project at Chennai
  • Freight traffic earns Railways Rs 24,955.83 cr. in April-Feb.
  • 100 pc EOUs cannot avail of DFEC benefits, says DGFT
  • India can rival Singapore in oil sector soon: Shell official
  • Rs 5,000 cr. needed for airport upgradation: AAI chief
  • Subsidy for exports of rubber to continue
  • Govt returns Rs 48,000-cr. highway upgradation project to National Highways Authority
  • Coast Guard to conduct two-day oil spill exercise from today
  • IPC team to visit Vietnam soon
  • I-T returns can be filed without PAN
  • New EPCES chief
  • Ficci seeks clarification on word 'manufacture' in Income-Tax Act
  • SICCI lays stress on its maritime arbitration services

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MARCH 23, 2004
  • US: Californian prices firm as April 1 approaches
    Suppliers on the US West Coast were a little hesitant about where they placed the market today. A number of factors seem to be playing on the minds of bunker suppliers in the state. Among them pricing, spotty demand and availability are playing a large part, but these other factors all seem to be linked to the imminent reinstatement of the California bunker tax exemption.
  • Replenishment costs & delays keep Panama high despite resupply
  • US: No break in SPR crude oil shipments
  • Speculation still rife about OPEC's next output move
    Market analysts believe that oil prices would rapidly shed $2-3 per barrel if OPEC were to delay the April cut.
  • New trader targets Black Sea market
    Bunker take-up due to rise in Novorossiysk as suppliers acquire CPC Terminal SBM licenses.
  • Buyers unconvinced by Suez gains
  • Demand and avails levels push Hong Kong supply dates further out
  • ENOC looks to enhance market share with two more barges
    Fujairah-based supplier expands fleet as it announces average monthly sales of almost 300,000 MT.
  • Rotterdam fuel oil firm, distillates softer
  • Burning crude slick assessed for impact
  • New Zealand authorities in hunt for discharging vessel
    Concern that ship deliberately pumped oil into ocean in direct contravention of New Zealand and international law, say Maritime Safety Authority.

Maritime Global Netweb site
MARCH 23, 2004
  • "Flag state audit tool to use against sub-standard shipping": IMO Sec-Gen
  • Bimco official slams criminalisation
  • MOL set to build 243 ships in six years
  • Polembros tanker ablaze after collision

Marine Logweb site
MARCH 23, 2004
  • Why DOJ voids leniency
    DOJ clarifies policy
  • Ports slammed for air pollution
    New report by NRDC and the Coalition for Clean Air

Lloyd's Listweb site
  • EU calls on Pakistan to release detained crew of Tasman Spirit
    EUROPE' s Council of Ministers has thrown its weight behind the detained crew of the Polembros-owned Tasman Spirit , calling on Pakistan to release all seven seafarers and the salvage master.
  • Salvors warned of 'blame iceberg'
    BIMCO marine department manager Anders Arfelt warned of the "growing iceberg" of criminalisation at the International Salvage Union conference to welcome the ISU's new associate members, writes Sandra Speares.
  • Greenpeace tells European owners to scrap at home
    EUROPEAN Union owners should be compelled only to scrap ships in the EU rather than the third world, according to a campaign launched in Britain by Greenpeace yesterday.
  • UK minister drops hint on US quartet
    BRITAIN'S minister responsible for shipbreaking has hinted that he supports giving Able UK the go-ahead to break four ships at present alongside its Hartlepool facility, writes David Osler.
  • Sinotrans and MOL in China car venture
    MITSUI OSK Lines has followed its Japanese counterparts in setting up a joint venture to move cars around China.

Fairplayweb site
MARCH 23, 2004
  • Irregular security passes at Miami
    LESS than a month after a US Congressional delegation praised the Port of Miami for its security accomplishments, investigators have unearthed troubling evidence that 130 or more port employees may have been issued access credentials without proper background checks
  • First cruise port goes to Goa
    Mormugao port in India's most popular tourist destination of Goa, is to get the country's first cruise terminal, according to the port's chairman PK Mohanty
  • Irish Ferries talks stutter
    TALKS between Irish Ferries management and the two unions representing the company's 777 officers and ratings falter as officers dig in their heels
  • Property growth to close Leith
    LEITH, the port for Scotland's capital Edinburgh, faces long-term closure as its waterfront area is transformed through property development over the next 15 years
  • Wärtsilä propellers made of money
    Wärtsilä has bought 2,500 tonnes of obsolete pesetas from the central bank of Spain that it intends to melt and recycle for its ships' propellers
  • Delta-1 wreck towed to safety
    THE tanker reported as Delta-1, which split in two after colliding with container vessel APL Pusan last Friday has been towed safely to the northern coast of the Gulf of Kutch
  • Joint drug swoop in Caribbean
  • Kinder weather lifts Russian ports
  • China tackles coal supply crisis
  • EU demands Tasman release in vain
  • Hamburg backs merger
  • Former boss makes offer for Simon
  • Algeria to boost LNG exports
  • MOL unveils ambitious 5-year plan
  • Freight rates not linked to spills
  • BHP approves huge mine expansion

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MARCH 23, 2004
  • ILA, employers agree on new contract
    Negotiators settle on six-year deal for Atlantic, Gulf ports six months before old pact expires.
  • DOT backs confidential NVO contracts
    Bush Administration weighs in on debate, could complicate decision-making process for FMC.
  • Ports criticize environmental report
  • Legal skirmish shadows Seaway opening
  • WTO rules against U.S. in Canada lumber dispute
  • CP Ships acquires Canadian logistics company
  • More delays for truck hazmat fingerprint checks
  • Truckers, TSA team up to watch highways
  • Dick Chiarello, New York maritime figure, dies
  • BNSF to expand Memphis intermodal hub
  • China, Kazakhstan plan rail link
  • $10 million credit line for Kitty Hawk

Containerisation Internationalweb site
MARCH 23, 2004
  • Royal Nedlloyd shareholders approve PONL listing
    Royal Nedlloyd shareholders have approved all the measures for the creation of the new container-shipping concern Royal P&O Nedlloyd (RPONL).
  • Oetker offer raises spectre of consolidation
    A news report revealing August Oetker - CEO of Oetker Group and parent of Hamburg Sud - was interested in reopening talks with Hapag-Lloyd, has provoked conflicting opinions about consolidation.
  • US truckers ask government to stop bidding up oil price
  • Greens call for US port pollution reforms
  • Port president unites Paranagua management and staff in opposition
  • CBP deploys radiation detectors at major US seaports
  • US customs delays Klang containers
  • ABP Connect ramps up capacity at Immingham's Exxtor Terminal
  • Evergreen passes Europe-Levant service to subsidiaries
  • Dutch inland shipping entrepreneur dies

TradeWindsweb site
MARCH 23, 2004
  • 'A man who actually made it.'
    Backslaps, boom times and another buy (any minute) envelop Georgiopoulos as CMA 'Commodore' savors his big week.
  • Slow but sure?
    Shipping will respond to fretting over ISPS Code deadline with usual grace under pressure, owners tell CMA.
  • Green light for Nedlloyd
    Shareholders back $600m buyout and rights issue to turn top liner operator into Royal P&O Nedlloyd.
  • Widow takes HMM helm
    Hyun Chung-eun wins shareholder vote to take directors seat vacated by suicide husband.
  • MOL inks China PCC venture
    Japanese owner links up with Sinotrans to tap Chinese car carrier business.
  • EU protests over tanker crew
    Council of ministers adds to diplomatic pressure on Pakistan to release Tasman Spirit eight.
  • Smit orders two in Singapore
    Dutch salvage owner also takes two options on anchor-handlers at Keppel yard.
  • Nuclear ship blast fears
    Russian navy chief sparks alarm with warning that battle cruiser could explode at any moment.
  • Yard pickets take to streets
    Workers from Ukrainian yard Chernomorsky want an end to wage arrears.
  • Huge earnings jump at GNV
    Grimaldi Group ferry operator enjoys strong 2003 as Italian passenger numbers rise with new route.
  • Tanker spike helps Fortum
    Finnish owner's profit rises as freight rates increase sharply towards end of last year.
  • Tallink's Regal Star delayed
    Estonian ferry owner rejigs fleet deployment as Italian purchase stays on in shipyard.
  • Aboitiz seizes Nenaco ship
    Philippine owner furious as Tsuneishi/Aboitiz repair yard holds St Peter the Apostle over unpaid bills.
  • Tanker owner's profits tumble
    China Shipping Haisheng sees earnings fall 10% in 2003, despite revenue jump.
  • Daewoo moves into Doha
    Korean shipbuilder opts to make Qatar its Middle East base as it eyes LNG business.
  • Coscol on the climb
    Cosco's heavy lift and ro-ro arm pushes up profits as it prepares to add 40 ships to fleet.
  • CalMac goes Polish
    Remontowa beats off seven other yards to land ro-pax newbuilding from Scottish ferry firm.
  • Kiwis hunt slick suspect
    New Zealand authorities have begun the search for a ship suspected of dumping oil off its coast.
  • Thoresen takes Great Rainbow
    Thai shipowner completes second purchase from Sinotrans as it plans for more acquisitions.
  • MISC to seek fresh funds
    Malaysian owner appoints two foreign merchant banks as it prepares for fund-raising exercise.

American Shipperweb site
MARCH 23, 2004
  • MOL unveils plan to invest $10.5 billion in ships
  • FMC to discuss Chinese carriers' exemptions, Chinese restrictions
  • Hapag-Lloyd parent shuns Hamburg Sud merger approach
  • Hapag-Lloyd orders another two mega-ships
  • U.S. State Department to eliminate all crew visas June 16
  • Gulf Africa Line switches from Savannah to Jacksonville
  • Hoegh Fleet Services pays $3.5 million fine for dumping waste oil
  • Kim retires from NYK Line (Canada)
  • FMSCA to work "front end" of container chassis safety
  • FMSCA seeks shippers' help to provide parking for resting truckers
  • DOT supports NVO confidential service contracts
  • USDA proposes opening market to Chilean clementine imports
  • U.S. harbor lobby cites "disturbing" spending on overseas port projects
  • U.S. Customs installs radiation portal monitors at Jersey City terminal
  • Georgia Ports Authority names Tillotson engineering director

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
MARCH 23, 2004
  • Stolt-Nielsen face renewed legal threats
    Chemical tanker operators Stolt-Nielsen SA faces a renewed threat of legal action after the US Department of Justice withdrew ...
  • Japanese shipowner to invest EUR 8.8 billion in new ships
    Japanese MOL's plans to 2010 includes JPY 1,160 billion (EUR 8.8 billion) in investments in new ships. The fleet will ...
  • Proceedings in the bribery case finished
    Proceedings in the court of appeal regarding the Rederi AB Gotland bribery case finished on Monday. Two employees from Rederi ...

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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
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
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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