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02:45 GMT+2
March 3, 2008
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • China sets sail towards becoming world's shipyard
    In a drydock at a shipyard in north-east China's Dalian city, a 300,000-tonne oil tanker is ready for delivery to Maersk, its hull painted in the Danish shipping company's trademark blue.

Sched Netweb site
  • CMA CGM, Maersk, MSC launch two joint China-California services
  • Raft of changes in top management at NYK Line
  • China Merchants to complete 25 container berths in western Shenzhen in two years
  • AWATA to fix BAF surcharge at US$612 per TEU
  • Inchcape Shipping opens agency in Vietnam through JV
  • India's CONCOR to build 8 container depots, ties up with Allcargo
  • INTTRA's e-commerce container volume in India tripled in 2007
  • China Postal Airlines launches Yantai-Seoul service
  • Qantas extends wet lease on six Atlas freighters
  • Global freighter conversions rise as airfreight demand grows

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Aframax charter rates in Asia may rise
  • New Shipping Secy keen to come on board with industry
  • Port Pipavav on the move to significant growth
  • Kerala govt spots Poovar as ideal site for international-size shipyard
  • Fillip to port development
  • Customs chief acquaints trade with facilitation measures at JN Port
  • More to get licences for air cargo business
  • Lalu sends infra development into overdrive
  • Balanced, comprehensive & growth-oriented-CII chief
  • Only lip sympathy paid to exporters-EEPC chief
  • Ignored like rags'SIMA chief
  • Sugar excise duty hiked by Rs 9/qtl
  • Forex reserves rise by $ 1.754 bn
  • Fieo chief sees little global slowdown impact on demand-driven economy
  • Exporters' hopes belied, says AIEC
  • TEA unhappy

International Transport Journalweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2008
  • Germanischer Lloyd expands board of directors
  • CMA CGM improves services between Asia, India and Persian Gulf
  • Budapest airport in expansion mode
  • Agility acquires Combalia's transportation activities in Spain
  • Switzerland's letter market to open faster than planned

Maritime Global Netweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2008
  • California emissions law barred
  • EU-China deal in force tomorrow
  • EU lets Germany cut port fuel costs
  • Lines link up on Asia-Australia trade
  • K Line discloses VLOC charter

Marine Logweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2008
  • Manitowoc awarded $35 million USCG contract
  • Guilty plea in "magic pipe" case

World Wide Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2008
  • Port of Seattle adding Capital Development Division
  • First engineer pleads guilty to dumping bilge waste
  • Port of Vancouver, USA taps Edberg as manager
  • Crowley Maritime planning equipment purchases for 2008
  • US rail freight traffic rises during week

Lloyd's Listweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2008
  • Ferry deaths reveal safety flaws
    URGENT need for action to improve safety of ferries in Bangladesh after collision leaves more than 40 dead.
  • Quest to cut ferry deaths launched in Bangladesh
  • BP cuts emissions with 'green' barge
    BARGE Victoria runs on low emission fuel similar to truck diesel and equipped with device to optimise fuel efficiency.
  • SHI stumps up $107m for Hebei Spirit spill
    SAMSUNG Heavy Industries will set up fund worth $107m to assist those affected by South Korea's worst oil spill.
  • Tough competitor with an eye for an early prize
    PORTIA'S managing director says the company's owner, Peel Ports, is not pulling out of overseas activities.
  • Demographic deficit
    IF THERE ever was an industry that fails to refresh its workforce, it must be European shipbuilding.

Fairplayweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2008
  • Indian budget dismays owners
    The budget for 2008-09 presented by finance minister P Chidambaram in the Indian parliament today has caused great disappointment among domestic shipowners and shipbuilders
  • GNV selling out of pax ferries
    Grandi Navi Veloci has sold its two flagships La Suprema and La Superba to the shipping group controlled by the government of Vietnam
  • Color takes delivery of delayed ferry
    COLOR Line, the Norwegian ferry company, has taken delivery of the first of two 33,500gt fast ropax ferries on order from Aker Yards Finland
  • Transpac services rationalised
    MAERSK, MSC and CMA CGM have announced a major new vessel-sharing plan to rationalise transpacific services between Asia and California
  • PR shipping demands injunction
    PUERTO Rican shipping interests have banded together to seek an injunction against the company providing administrative staff to the Puerto Rico Ports Authority
  • Northern to build first Russian VLs
    ST PETERSBURG 29 February ' Severnaya Verf ("Northern Shipyard"), the St Petersburg naval shipyard, is to be expanded and converted so that it can build oil tankers of up to 300,000dwt
  • More deaths in East China Sea
  • Cosco Busan pilot hearing delayed
  • Engineer guilty in magic pipe case
  • Evergreen Marine orders boxes
  • NCL plunges deeper into loss
  • Chemoil reports bittersweet result
  • Sinwa buoyant about growth
  • Samsung sets up spill fund
  • HK operators seek more space
  • Pan Ocean bullish on bulk rates

The Journal of Commerceweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2008
  • Maersk Line, MSC, CMA CGM in new trans-Pacific vessel-sharing agreement
    Biggest-ever vessel-sharing agreement on trans-Pacific will enable lines to replace four individual services.
  • West Coast labor talks to begin March 17
  • UPS revises '07 earnings
  • Rail traffic up 2.1%
  • Seaway traffic falls
  • Crowley expands box fleet
  • Canada funding to boost ports versus U.S. rivals
  • Crowley Maritime takes over Guatemala logistics services
  • Ukraine to accept carnets
  • Hyundai tabs "K" Line for ore
  • AAR urges rail chem ban

Containerisation Internationalweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2008
  • Seafarers' emergency response under threat in UK
    Next Thursday, March 6, 2008, a 24-hour strike by 700 public service staff at the UK's Maritime & Coastguard Agency's (MCA), 19 rescue and co-ordination centres, will severely compromise emergency responses to distress calls and potentially cut a lifeline to stricken vessels in UK, European and international waters.
  • CMA CGM, Maersk and MSC take joint action in the transpacific
  • Standard set for container terminals
  • Greek port privatisation on track but Piraeus file injunction against staff
  • New Zealand's Tauranga takes fifth crane as profits increase
  • WTSA implement fuel recovery programme

TradeWindsweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2008
  • Seaboard gets into FFAs
    Seaboard Corp has dipped a toe into FFAs and plans to continue buying two ships a year.
  • More oily trouble
    US authorities are investigating an emissions incident on a third Genmar tanker.
  • Namura to shake off Segura
    Japanese shipbuilder set to silence hostile shareholder by offering its stock on the open market.
  • Maersk ends union spat
    Container line ditches plans to axe 200 officers and ratings but up to 125 sea staff will still be helped through the exit door.
  • Frank admission
    Sovcomflot chief Sergey Frank chosen as Novoship's new chairman and promises greater transparency.
  • Shell tanker awaits re-float
    Product tanker chartered by oil major which grounded off Bahamas may be grounded for a week as salvors mull lightering.
  • Nepline saved by sale
    Malaysian tanker owner scrapes into profit for 2007 thanks to disposal of modern vessel.
  • Prestige latecomers
    French oystermen are suing the Kingdom of Spain and everybody else connected with the ill-fated Prestige.
  • Dockwise takes a dive
    After seeing full-year returns slide into the red yesterday the Oslo-listed company has watched its stock slump
  • Lone detainee for Canada
    The Omicron bulker Nikos O was the only vessel held during January.
  • Murmansk wants icebreakers
    Russian tanker owner wants to rebuild fleet after losing management of state nuclear-powered vessels.
  • Finnlines buys four
    Grimaldi-owned ferry operator snaps up quartet from EE Shipping to settle litigation involving options on two of the units.
  • RCL races ahead
    Profits up 24% at Thai owner despite higher fuel prices and the declining US dollar eating away at the bottom line.
  • Samudera scoops more cash
    Singapore-listed boxship owner cut a loss-making route to great effect in 2007.
  • Coastal Energy converts
    Thai oil and gas player snaps up veteran tanker for an FSO makeover.
  • Bonheur bonanza
    Fred Olsen company nets huge annual profit increase despite ten fold tax hike and weaker tanker spot rates.
  • DOF suffers tax attack
    New Norwegian shipping tax system erodes annual earnings at DOF Subsea but revenues increase.
  • DOF bags sale cash
    Mons Aase-led offshore player nets around $50m from the sale of two units.
  • More delays for Ocean Heavylift
    Late delivery of Ancora to Norwegian company costing seller Blystad $60,000 per day.
  • Samsung starts to pay
    Korean company blamed for Hebei Spirit spill to set up $107m fund to help victims.
  • Engineer admits magic pipe guilt
    Former crewman on board PGM-managed car carrier bypassed oily water separator for nine years.
  • Limarko lands bigger profit
    Lithuanian reefer line more than doubles earnings in 2007 thanks to tonnage tax.
  • Imarex on upward curve
    Norwegian freight derivatives broker goes from strength to strength in 2007 as volumes boom.
  • K Line inks Glovis deal
    Japanese shipowner agrees 20 year CVC contract with Hyundai Motor Co's logistics arm.
  • STX Pan Ocean rides bulker boom
    South Korean shipowner describes year as "phenomenal" as fourth quarter profits jump 82%.
  • CH Offshore fixes two
    Singapore offshore vessel operator secures employment for two newbuildings for up to six years.

American Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2008
  • Container heavyweights to cooperate in transpacific
  • Europe, China set for unrestricted maritime access
  • Judge throws out California low-sulfur fuel law for maritime engines
  • Stolt-Nielsen posts lower earnings in quarter
  • U.K. coastguard workers agree to strike
  • Dockwise has loss, but revenues increase as fleet grows
  • "K" Line to transport iron ore for Hyundai subsidiary
  • Bocimar, Drylog exercise option to buy bulk carrier
  • Falling dollar being felt throughout Asia
  • China overtakes U.S. as India's biggest trade partner
  • Transplace opens Mexico subsidiary
  • NCBFAA appoints Bedri education director
  • Executive predicts West Coast pact without stoppage
  • Container terminals ratings tool launched
  • Palm Beach port director resigns

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2008
  • Russian tanker aground south of Copenhagen
    The Russian tanker Azov Mariner, 6,106 DWT and 129.6 m long, ran aground while leaving Avedøre south of Copenhagen on Thursday this week. The tanker was leaving the port at the power station after discharging fuel. While sailing in ...
  • M. H. Simonsen takes delivery of the new Oratank
    Rederiet M. H. Simonsen, Svendborg, has taken delivery of its new Oratank from Desan Teranisi in Tuzla. The tanker is presently on its maiden voyage loading in Ancona for Naantali. The tanker is the first of two units with the ...
  • Fredericia Shipyard with record profit and fear for the future
    Fredericia Skibsv'rft had a record high result for the fiscal year 2006/07 with a profit of DKK 43.7 million, which is a growth of 14 per cent from the previous year. Despite the nice profit the shipyard faces ...

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2008
  • Name change for ABC Atlantic Bunker
    New name reflecting recent change in ownership.
  • Bunker market report from Praxis
  • Russian bunker association highlights corruption
    Russian Association of River and Marine Bunkers tells Russian MPs of 'corrupt practices by customs and the licensing authorities.'
  • New bunker manager role for Tonnesen
    Head of Gearbulk bunker department to take up post in Hong Kong.
  • Reduced product range at Santos
    Pipeline maintenance hits key Brazilian bunker port.
  • Revenue, profits, up at World Fuel Services
    Strong revenue growth in Q4, but annual profit increase less spectacular than before.
  • Maritime industry 'accepts need' to reduce emissions
    PMSA says its legal challenge to Californian rules was not about opposing emission reductions.
  • Rotterdam market moves up
  • ExxonMobil sells Yanbu cargo for March
    The high-viscosity cargo is likely to be sold into the marine fuels market.
  • Sri Lanka refiner chooses bunkering partner
    Bunker prices in Colombo could become more competitive.
  • Singapore bunker demand softens
    Strong fuel oil inventory levels and high crude oil prices have contributed to a slow market.

European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
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
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
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
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
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
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
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
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
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
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
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
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
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
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
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
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
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
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.
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
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
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
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
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
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
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%
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
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
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
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
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
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
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
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
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
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
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.
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
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
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
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
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
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%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
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
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
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
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
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
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
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
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
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
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
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
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
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in 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.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› 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
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
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
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
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
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
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
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
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
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
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
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
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
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
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
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
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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