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March 26, 2004
Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • PSA eyes terminal at China's Nansha Port
    PSA Corporation is keen to invest and operate a fifth mainland China container terminal in Nansha, at the mouth of the booming Pearl River Delta manufacturing area, and expects nearby Shenzhen terminals to overtake Shanghai in container throughput this year, its new China head revealed.
  • China to overtake S Korea, Japan as biggest shipbuilder: academic
    CHINA will overtake both South Korea and Japan as the world's biggest shipbuilding nation by 2015, leveraging its labour cost advantages and productivity improvements, but must cut manpower and reduce its reliance on foreign expertise, industry experts say.
  • Cosco Shipping expects profit to double this year
    COSCO Shipping Co, a unit of China's biggest shipping company, said profit this year may almost double after it acquires 40 second-hand vessels from its controlling shareholder for 376 million yuan .
  • P&O Ports Canada plans US$98m expansion
    P&O Ports Canada said it plans to invest C$130 million during the next 18 months, doubling the capacity of its Vancouver container terminal.
Air and Land Transport
  • SAS clinches deals with labour unions
    SAS Group, the largest Nordic airline, said it reached agreements with its 39 labour unions that will help it save 1.5 billion kronor a year by 2005 in an effort to return to the carrier to profit.
  • US Airways seeks pay cuts to ward off Southwest threat
  • Alitalia adds routes as it charts path to profits
  • Loss to narrow 79% this year: Indian Airlines
  • Japan's trains speed to punctuality record
  • Tiger Air to lease four Airbus A320s
Admiralty Casebook
  • Demise charter claim dismissed as a sham to avoid liability
    THE High Court last month dismissed a claim by a shipowner that it had 'demise chartered' two of its vessels, ruling that the alleged demise charter was nothing but a sham to avoid liability for the loss of cargo that it had contracted to carry.

Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • PSA eyes terminal at China's Nansha Port
    PSA Corporation is keen to invest and operate a fifth mainland China container terminal in Nansha, at the mouth of the booming Pearl River Delta manufacturing area, and expects nearby Shenzhen terminals to overtake Shanghai in container throughput this year, its new China head revealed.
  • China to overtake S Korea, Japan as biggest shipbuilder: academic
    CHINA will overtake both South Korea and Japan as the world's biggest shipbuilding nation by 2015, leveraging its labour cost advantages and productivity improvements, but must cut manpower and reduce its reliance on foreign expertise, industry experts say.
  • Cosco Shipping expects profit to double this year
    COSCO Shipping Co, a unit of China's biggest shipping company, said profit this year may almost double after it acquires 40 second-hand vessels from its controlling shareholder for 376 million yuan .
  • P&O Ports Canada plans US$98m expansion
    P&O Ports Canada said it plans to invest C$130 million during the next 18 months, doubling the capacity of its Vancouver container terminal.
Air and Land Transport
  • SAS clinches deals with labour unions
    SAS Group, the largest Nordic airline, said it reached agreements with its 39 labour unions that will help it save 1.5 billion kronor a year by 2005 in an effort to return to the carrier to profit.
  • US Airways seeks pay cuts to ward off Southwest threat
  • Alitalia adds routes as it charts path to profits
  • Loss to narrow 79% this year: Indian Airlines
  • Japan's trains speed to punctuality record
  • Tiger Air to lease four Airbus A320s
Admiralty Casebook
  • Demise charter claim dismissed as a sham to avoid liability
    THE High Court last month dismissed a claim by a shipowner that it had 'demise chartered' two of its vessels, ruling that the alleged demise charter was nothing but a sham to avoid liability for the loss of cargo that it had contracted to carry.

Shipping Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • PSA eyes terminal at China's Nansha Port
    PSA Corporation is keen to invest and operate a fifth mainland China container terminal in Nansha, at the mouth of the booming Pearl River Delta manufacturing area, and expects nearby Shenzhen terminals to overtake Shanghai in container throughput this year, its new China head revealed.
  • China to overtake S Korea, Japan as biggest shipbuilder: academic
    CHINA will overtake both South Korea and Japan as the world's biggest shipbuilding nation by 2015, leveraging its labour cost advantages and productivity improvements, but must cut manpower and reduce its reliance on foreign expertise, industry experts say.
  • Cosco Shipping expects profit to double this year
    COSCO Shipping Co, a unit of China's biggest shipping company, said profit this year may almost double after it acquires 40 second-hand vessels from its controlling shareholder for 376 million yuan .
  • P&O Ports Canada plans US$98m expansion
    P&O Ports Canada said it plans to invest C$130 million during the next 18 months, doubling the capacity of its Vancouver container terminal.
Air and Land Transport
  • SAS clinches deals with labour unions
    SAS Group, the largest Nordic airline, said it reached agreements with its 39 labour unions that will help it save 1.5 billion kronor a year by 2005 in an effort to return to the carrier to profit.
  • US Airways seeks pay cuts to ward off Southwest threat
  • Alitalia adds routes as it charts path to profits
  • Loss to narrow 79% this year: Indian Airlines
  • Japan's trains speed to punctuality record
  • Tiger Air to lease four Airbus A320s
Admiralty Casebook
  • Demise charter claim dismissed as a sham to avoid liability
    THE High Court last month dismissed a claim by a shipowner that it had 'demise chartered' two of its vessels, ruling that the alleged demise charter was nothing but a sham to avoid liability for the loss of cargo that it had contracted to carry.

Sched Netweb site
  • Canada Maritime launches second Pacific Gateway service
  • Throughput at Tianjin surges
  • Hatsu Marine to operate ELS service
  • Norasia's NCX service to call at Chiwan port
  • Scramble to equip US ports with radiation scanners
  • FS Mackenzie opens St Petersburg office
  • Dragonair cargo throughput rises in February
  • TNT provides courier service for Hong Kong Rugby Sevens
  • SAS implements new group structure
  • Alaska airports given US$27M for safety, expansion works

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Vineet Nayyar on GE Shipping's Board
  • DCM Hyundai starts delivering high cube containers to SCLC
  • Ship movement in Chittagong port risky: Experts
  • Indian banks want to cash in on Indo-Pak bonhomie - Queue up to set up branches
  • India may bag deal to supply 1 lakh t wheat to Jordan
  • Granite exports likely to total Rs 2,500-crore in 2003-04
  • ITA plans tea auction centre in Dubai
  • Vizag DLB increases levy on export cargo
  • Haldia Dock throughput set to cross 32 m tonnes
  • Dubai Ports International emerges highest bidder - Bidding for Vallarpadam ICTT
  • Air cargo trade likely to register 10 pc growth
  • Jet begins daily service to Colombo
  • Pharma industry records 13 pc growth in February
  • ICRA warns of fiscal deficit crossing 4.8 pc of GDP
  • Cement production shows 10.8 pc growth in Feb.
  • Inflation dips to 4.9 pc
  • IMC plans proactive presence in exploring trade relations in Gulf - Signs MoU with Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Naushad Forbes new Chairman of CII State Council
  • Hyderabad to hold world foodtec show
  • IMC workshop on e-filing of service tax returns
  • Ficci to hold national judicial meet on April 10

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MARCH 25, 2004
  • Tightening supply pushes US East Coast markets higher
  • Montreal barge back mid-April, Seaway opening on schedule
    The annual opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway was on schedule for today. With more vessels passing by Montreal, the local bunker market is expected to return to life after winter hibernation.
  • High winds hamper Turkish bunker deliveries
    Bunker deliveries left to discretion of barge master with winds of gale force 6 and 7 forecast into the weekend, players report
  • Congestion persists in Singapore, supporting bunker market
    In addition to the tankers clogging up terminals due to cargo loading operations, some said recent healthy bunker demand contributed to the terminal congestion. "Any little peak in demand can cause delivery problems" one supplier commented.
  • Gas oil values seen rebounding on stock draw and higher demand
    There was keen buying in the physical gas oil market today. A drop in Singapore's stock levels of middle distillates and expectations of rising Chinese demand were also supportive.
  • Tokyo avails tighten into the end of March
  • Study: Ships are biggest urban polluters in US
    New Los Angeles terminal enabling ships at dock to turn off engines and use onshore power soon to be unveiled, say reports
  • Singapore residual stocks fall despite arbitrage arrivals
    With more fuel oil cargoes arriving, the draw could be temporary. Meanwhile, Chinese buyers were sourcing more fuel oil from Singapore in March, a trend forecast to continue in April.
  • AP Moeller expected to announce 27% profit jump
    Poll results suggest high oil prices offset slide in dollar against Danish crown, boosting profits.
  • Society chief says double-hulls not enough
    Bernard Anne from Bureau Veritas warns that 'mega' containerships, now carrying up to 18,000 mt of fuel, were potentially a major risk of bunker spills.
  • Rotterdam: Barges firm despite softer crude
  • One-day national strike to disrupt bunker deliveries in Italy

International Transport Journalweb site
MARCH 25, 2004
  • inet-logistics GmbH takes home the German ASP Award 2004
  • Mali gives go ahead to Mali/Burkina/Ghana highway
  • MOL Logistics to participate in WBLP project
  • Kombiverkehr launches new Bremen/Mannheim blocktrain
  • KLM to launch services to three new destinations
  • Maiden voyage of Brittany Ferries' "Pont Aven"
  • Levitin to head new Russian Ministry of Transport

Maritime Global Netweb site
MARCH 25, 2004
  • P&O ports to run Vancouver terminal
  • Tidewater issue earnings warning
  • Manila box terminal set to meet ISPS deadline
  • Paul Powell dies

Marine Logweb site
MARCH 25, 2004
  • New IMO sewage regs on way
    MEPC meets next week
  • Austal USA launches Lake Express
    Largest vessel yet from Mobile facility

World Wide Shipperweb site
MARCH 25, 2004
  • Port of Longview sees growth year in 2003
  • US rail freight counts continue string of up weeks
  • Crowley Memorial Scholarship goes to Williams-Mystic students
  • Corps of Engineers wants input on Oregon coastal dredging plans
  • Hatsu Marine will replace Evergreen Marine in ELS

Lloyd's Listweb site
  • Shell follows Blair into Libya
    ROYAL Dutch/Shell is set to build a liquefied natural gas and exploration business in Libya, following other European oil companies, after signing an agreement with the Libyan National Oil Corp yesterday.
  • Stelios shelves hiring of easyCruise boss
    STELIOS Haji-Ioannou has shelved plans to recruit a chief executive for his fledgling easyCruise venture, and settled on hiring a marine director instead.
  • Scarce boxes a boon for lines
    CONTAINER lines have been stung by a massive increase in equipment costs since the start of the year as rocketing steel prices hit manufacturers. But this may not be bad news for the carriers.
  • Lloyd Triestino in Canada venture
    LLOYD Triestino and CMA CGM are to launch a service between northern Europe and Canada next month, writes Janet Porter.
  • Buoyant TT Club eyes upgrade
    LEADERS of the Through Transport Club are confident the mutual is on track to persuade a top credit rating agency to restore the prized A rating it lost in 2001.

Fairplayweb site
MARCH 25, 2004
  • Blohm+Voss to bid for Pride repair
    HAMBURG shipbuilder/repairer Blohm+Voss has put in a bid to repair the damage caused to the NCL cruise ship Pride of America by its part-submerging at Lloyd Werft in Bremerhaven
  • Smit does not fear watchdog probes
    SMIT Internationale stressed today that it does not fear the investigation being carried out into its activities by Dutch competition watchdog Nma
  • Dover unfazed by haulier claim
    THE UK's Port of Dover has dismissed hauliers' claims that congestion was forcing many to abandon the Dover Straits' ports for the East Coast
  • Dubai emerges as Cochin contender
    DUBAI Port International has today emerged as one of two successful bidders for Cochin's long awaited transhipment terminal development
  • TT Club refocusing pays off
    TT Club's policy of focusing on positive underwriting results and dropping loss-making and marginal business paid off in the 2003 financial year
  • UK invests to take loads off roads
    AN innovative 2,211dwt multi-purpose pontoon vessel has been launched in the UK to take abnormal indivisible loads off UK roads
  • Mombasa delays penalised
  • Uneasy truce at Paranagua
  • Killer blow for Pakistani breakers
  • Short sea responds to rail blockage
  • Terrorism, piracy converge
  • Tugs sent to secure tanker Everton
  • Start-up for Uruguay wood port
  • Healthy profits for Cosco Pacific

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MARCH 25, 2004
  • Calif. ports pursue balanced approach
    Los Angeles-Long Beach wants to accommodate growth, protect region's quality of life.
  • At NCBFAA: Broker exams simplified
    Changes in testing format coming next month.
  • Seaway opens, foiling appeals for injunction
  • Spero to be acting deputy Customs commissioner
  • FMC to discuss Chinese carriers' exemptions, restrictions
  • Canmar launches second Canada-Asia service
  • IES offers service for advance manifests in Canada
  • MSC to start Asia-Northern Europe service
  • Lufthansa posts record loss
  • India's Nehru port to add fourth container terminal
  • Ports still a terror target, hearing told
  • Steel shortage hits boxes, shipbuilding
  • House committee approves highway spending bill
  • Calls for increased U.S. rail security

Containerisation Internationalweb site
MARCH 25, 2004
  • Steel shortage prevents Singamas from taking forward orders
    Container builder Singamas has confirmed the severe shortage in steel is preventing the company accepting any forward orders beyond May this year.
  • New Asian feeders as MSC streamlines Capricorn service
  • Nervous Auckland bans TOL ship
  • Lloyd Triestino announces new North Europe to Montreal service
  • Lloyd Triestino and CMA CGM to add second PTP call to ADEX
  • Yang Ming deliveries offer competitive edge
  • Dubai Ports International wins Cochin Port bidding
  • Pohang to construct container terminals
  • APL takes control of Russian and CIS operations
  • CP Ships settles US$525million revolving credit facility
  • Houston contests poor grade in port rankings
  • French chairman-designate aims to soothe Eurotunnel rebels
  • Apology: Botulism not a factor in CA boxes

TradeWindsweb site
MARCH 25, 2004
  • OMI still vulnerable?
    Lawyers say jurist could hit Connecticut tanker owner harder if new allegations stand up.
  • TT Club jilts Bolero
    Insurance mutual walks off the floor as it writes down investment in slow moving electronic bill of lading venture.
  • 'T' for Texas, terror too
    FBI warns US Gulf refineries that they may be targets of terrorist attacks, but says it can't corroborate threat.
  • OMI reports pollution charges
    Company uncertain how allegation of 'Marpol' violation by crew member might affect pending sentencing in earlier criminal case.
  • Hual turns to Croatia
    Leif Hoegh's car carrier arm charters two partly owned newbuildings to be built at Uljanik.
  • Yachtsman at the helm
    Chemical tanker owner Johan Hvide of Bergen based Seatrans is elected president of the Norwegian Shipowners' Association.
  • Nenaco cash talks in peril
    Bust-up between Philippine owner and shipyard threatens new investment.
  • Fredriksen ready to spend again
    Tanker owner linked to funding for Royal Nedlloyd buy out of P&O's box stake.
  • UK ferry numbers down
    International voyages fall in 2003, but more passengers use domestic routes.
  • Smit doubles its money
    Dutch salvage outfit benefits from spate of casualties and boom in heavy lift business during 2003.
  • PTP wins eastbound call
    Lloyd Triestino and CMA-CGM's China-Adriatic Express expands service with extra Malaysian stop.
  • Another bump for Polembros
    Panamax bulker collision is second this week for Greek owner.
  • Unions call for subsidy protest
    Members urged to turn out in support of state aid for struggling Dutch yards.
  • Pepel exports resume
    Sierra Leone to renovate Atlantic port in bid to revive war ravaged iron ore trade.
  • Another Dutch yard in trouble
    FNV union may force bankruptcy at Schram & Van Beek over unpaid wages.
  • Belize claims flag progress
    Central American register aiming for acceptance as it attracts biggest ever ship.
  • Auckland agrees dredging deal
    New Zealand port appoints contractor for Axis Fergusson container terminal reclamation work.
  • Horizon renews with Maersk
    US liner operator extends terminal and equipment agreements with Danish giant's US arm.

American Shipperweb site
MARCH 25, 2004
  • China Shipping switches transpacific service to Qingdao
  • Yang Ming names first of three new 5,500-TEU ships
  • Evergreen opens offices in three Indian cities
  • NVOCCs share stage at NCBFAA convention
  • U.S. to start free-trade negotiations with Colombia
  • Dock labor says its container seal checks help in war against terrorism
  • U.S. ports still ponder security-related fees
  • Study blames environmental record of major U.S. ports
  • COSCO Pacific reports 51% jump in Chinese box volumes

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
MARCH 25, 2004
  • Höegh takes stakes in car carriers ordered by Gram
    HUAL has signed a long-term charter for two car carriers ordered by the Norwegian investor Peter Gram from Uljanik ...
  • 1,000 SECU-boxes to Varberg
    Terminal West in Varberg on the West Coast of Sweden has won an order to store and adjust 1,000 giant ...
  • Swedish Parliament: Tonnage tax an urgent issue
    The Swedish Parliament has put pressure on the Swedish Government by calling the inquiry into a tonnage based tax system ...

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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
EU funds for 765 million euros at new railway line-Lyon
Brussels
Also funded access to the Brenner Base Tunnel
Medtruck (MSC group), agreement with trade unions on salary and rights
Rome
In the next 15 days workers will be called upon to speak out on the deal.
Inaugurated the new intermodal rail link between the Central Tuscany Interport and the Darsena Toscana Terminal
Lawn
On arrival in the port of La Spezia the naval means for the construction of the new pier cruises
The Spezia
They will be used for the consolidation of the seabed and prefabrication and laying of the casks
Rhenus has inaugurated two plants near Bologna and Milan.
Lauzac
New branches in Castel San Pietro and Casei Gerola
In June the Port of Long Beach sets a new container traffic record for this month
Long Beach
The EIB finances 90 million of the project of the Darsena Europa of the port of Livorno
Luxembourg
Warriors : full political and financial support for its realization
Agreement between the AdSP of the Central Adriatic and the State Police for the prevention and contrast of cyber crimes
Ancona
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
Genoa
Dam of Genoa, Third Valico and motorway grate-points out-are essential works
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
Milan
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
August
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
Hilden
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Nola
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
Milan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Hvidovre
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Rome
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
SAILING LIST
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
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
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