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01:42 GMT+2
March 4, 2008
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Aker Yards Q4 losses exceed forecast
    Norwegian shipbuilder Aker Yards reported heavier-than-expected losses for the fourth quarter yesterday and fired chief executive officer Yrjo Julin after failing to manage soaring costs in its busiest-ever year.
  • Dry bulk rates seen extending gains
    Shipping rates for commodities may extend their gains because of China's demand for coal and iron ore and the start of the South American grain exporting season.
  • HK carrier's net income quadruples
    Pacific Basin Shipping Ltd, Hong Kong's largest bulk carrier, said that 2007 net income more than quadrupled after China's surging demand for raw materials pushed cargo rates to a record. Net income jumped to US$472.1 million, or 30.1 US cents a share, from US$110.3 million, or 8.3 US cents from a year earlier, the Hong Kong-based shipping company said in a statement to the city's stock exchange yesterday. Sales rose 90 per cent to US$1.18 billion\. \-- Bloomberg
  • Korea oil spill: Firms swop accusations

Sched Netweb site
  • Cosco, China Ocean Shipping take stake in Suez CT from Maersk
  • Sinotrans quits transpacific, shuts Long Beach agency
  • Shanghai expects volume to hit 30 million TEU in 2008
  • Hong Kong-Yokohama Youship service now sails twice a week
  • Merrill Lynch: Asia-Europe box trade promising, but less so on transpacific routes
  • Montreal reports record 2007 traffic, up 9.4pc to 1.3 million TEU
  • Japan Post, Sankyu to form JV to garner world airfreight
  • Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings doubles profits on higher demand and utilisation
  • IATA calls on Pearl River Delta to speed up carbon emissions reductions

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Hamburg Süd, Hapag-Lloyd, HMM and APL expand cooperation in Asia-Australia trade
  • CSAV Norasia adds loop & Malaysian call to VTX service
  • Hanjin adds larger ship to Far East Europe Express run
  • MSC to offer Central America service from mid-March
  • Samsung delivers 9,000-TEU Maersk Alfirk
  • Shipping lines, CTs exact 300 pc rise in Nigerian box handling charges
  • PB Shipping diversifies into ro-ro, orders four ships for $ 375 m
  • Algeciras wins 2008 Andalucia Flag Award
  • Kalmar boosts Port of Tacoma's intermodal operations
  • IMCL boosts DCT Gdansk's feeder links
  • Italy's D'Amico mulls new tie-ups, buyouts
  • Increasing sea mishaps may push up insurance premia by 30pc, calculates DNV Maritime
  • DGS forms 3 sub-groups to suggest ways to promote coastal shipping
  • GE Shipping delivers crude carrier
  • LCL Agencies proves its mettle in handling ODC at Mumbai Port
  • Rice exports set to swell by 18 pc
  • US slashes anti-dumping duty on Indian shrimp
  • New Shipping Secy gets down to business right away
  • KPT takes up trade issues point by point to avert strike by Port users
  • DRFC spadework to begin in 2008-09-Lalu
  • South Central Rly's revenue up by 16 pc
  • Gesture to Tata's Nano?
  • LCL Group's Logix Park deftly handles ODC at CWC's CFS-Adalaj
  • Rs 14,000-cr. corpus proposed for RIDF, Rs 12,966 cr. for NHDP
  • Patent filings from India fell to 686 in 2007
  • Govt may fall back on 1897 law to denotify Goa SEZs
  • MAIT hails focus on more inclusive national economic growth
  • Essar group to invest Rs 50,000-cr. more in Gujarat
  • Nath to take up exporters' woes with PM
  • Tax benefits may not be extended to EoUs, STPIs after March 2009
  • Exports may fall short of target-FM
  • Fund for setting up ITes Dept
  • Apparel industry ignored: CIAe
  • Sugar freight subsidy ends in Oct-Pawar
  • RBI staff strike on March 12

Maritime Global Netweb site
MARCH 3, 2008
  • Golar LNG in terminal deal
  • Ocean Heavylift conversion delayed again
  • US chief engineer admits pollution charges
  • Aker Yards boss leaves
  • UK keeps freeze on light dues

Marine Logweb site
MARCH 3, 2008
  • Northrop Grumman makes key shipbuilding appointments
  • Stevens Institute to lead port security research effort
  • Fairstar to transport Swan dry dock to India
  • HHI books $5.7 billion orders in single month
  • Aker Yards dumps CEO

World Wide Shipperweb site
MARCH 3, 2008
  • Corps reopens John Day locks
  • Crowley adding VIGILANT to fleet of Alaska tugs
  • Washington State Ferries streamlining pair of programs
  • Port of Seattle puts hold on Lora Lake Apartment transfer
  • ILWU executive board endorses Obama for President

Lloyd's Listweb site
MARCH 3, 2008
  • Aker Yards chief Julin steps down
    NORWEGIAN shipyard chief executive Yrjö Julin resigns with immediate effect as company posts $13.2m pre-tax loss.
  • Labour shortages begin to bite at Aker Yards
  • Box line giants consolidate Pacific services
    MAERSK Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co and CMA CGM are joining forces in an effort to gain operating efficiencies.

Fairplayweb site
MARCH 3, 2008
  • US oil guzzlers feel the pain
    US motorists finally appear to be pulling back on consumption due to higher gasoline prices, a negative for tanker markets
  • OSG, Aker relations fraying?
    OSG and Aker Philadelphia, the duo driving Jones Act expansion, are headed to arbitration over a contract dispute. Full story
  • Oil slick clue to Rezzak's fate
    TURKISH authorities who searched for any clue for the missing ship Rezzak have found an oil slick in the Black Sea where the ship is believed to have sunk with 25 Indian sailors onboard. Full story
  • CSAV back in the black
    CHILE'S Compania Sudamericana de Vapores has jumped back into the black reporting $117M profits in 2007, compared with losses of $58M the year before. Full story
  • Boluda gets ready to battle
    IN a major reshuffle, leading Spanish owner Boluda Group has established a subsidiary company that brings the Boluda Group's liners Full story
  • Cloud over Fincantieri-Aker tie-up
  • India to probe shipping 'cartel'
  • INSA head slams Indian government
  • Italy and Spain's 'motorway' link
  • Windjammer debts deepen
  • Ferry death toll rises to 47
  • Regal Stone to pay for Bay spill
  • SeaFrance hit by officers strike
  • RCCL ready for fourth Freedom ship
  • PSA cautious after record volumes

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MARCH 3, 2008
  • Maersk aiming for profitable routes: CEO
    Nils Andersen tells conference that carriers are making logical economic decisions in shifting capacity.
  • NOL volumes up 17%
  • U.S. takes China services dispute to WTO
  • Zim upgrades New Sirius
  • Higher freight prices expected by Norfolk Southern
  • WTO rules against U.S. in shrimp bond dispute
  • French ports face rail strike
  • Greek vessel owners oppose pollution controls
  • Profit up for Geodis
  • JAL projects flat cargo revenue in FY10
  • NYK shuts Panama units

Containerisation Internationalweb site
MARCH 3, 2008
  • Crowley expands logistics services in Guatemala
  • March comes in like a lion as Felixstowe cranes destroyed in gale force winds
  • PSA posts successful 2007
  • Strike at Kandla port postponed
  • HHLA records strong gains

TradeWindsweb site
MARCH 3, 2008
  • Georgakis ousted again
    This time, the former Excel Maritime Carriers chief executive is removed from the board of directors.
  • Omega profits flat
    US-listed products tanker owner sees fourth-quarter profits inch up as the company touts stable earnings.
  • Aries sells Arius
    Nasdaq-listed owner sells 1986-built aframax products tanker for $21.8m.
  • Lines share transpac
    Danish container liner Maersk Line joins Mediterranean Shipping Co and CMA-CGM in a vessel-sharing agreement in the transpacific trade.
  • Ansac Orient worth $39.5m
    Handysize bulker in the fleet of Imabari Senpaku is sold to undisclosed buyers.
  • Marad scraps trio
    US Maritime Administration pays shipbreakers $1.1m to recycle three reserve fleet vessels.
  • US closes OSG probe
    Waste oil and records investigation of New York-based owner's tankers is closed nearly a year after the US company reports on itself.
  • Viking deal reached
    ITF and Finnish Seamen's Union in out-of-court settlement with ferry operator over flagging-out case.
  • Molaris faced fraud case
    Company documents show Quintana Maritime boss was cleared in a Greek court over a EUR 1.2m fraud allegation.
  • Tango scores $65m
    Handymax bulker is sold to Greek buyers more than a month after a $71m deal reportedly fell apart.
  • Seatruck orders ro-ro quartet
    Clipper-owned freight player goes for four-deckers at Flensburg in Germany.
  • Frenzel's merger deal dead
    Plans to bring Hapag-Lloyd and its parent under one roof killed off by shareholder revolt, sources say.
  • Star Pacific had "pre-existing corrosion"
    Accident probe shows bad weather made Carnival-owned cruiseship's condition worse off New Zealand last year.
  • Globus trio in waiting
    George Karageorgiou is banking on a bumper dry-cargo market in the second quarter with three ships standing by for when rates head north.
  • Hebei Spirit accusations fly
    Hosco and Samsung do battle in court case arising from Korea's worst oil tanker spill.
  • Hext gung-ho on ro-ros
    Pacific Basin chief executive says bulker owner entered ro-ro market before it gets too hot.
  • HHI bags record
    Nearly $6bn worth of new orders in February sees South Korean giant set new milestone for world shipbuilders.
  • Voulgarakis issues open invite
    Shipping minister seeks to cash in on London's tax wrangles and bolster the presence of Piraeus on the international stage.
  • Oman to launch ferries
    High-speed service to cut out drive from Khasab through UAE to Muscat.
  • 'Chronic shortage' at China yards
    Lack of components parts such as engines could delay or scupper newbuilding deliveries, Pacific Basin warns.
  • Eships adds two
    Abu Dhabi tanker owner branches out into LPG with order at STX in Korea.
  • Nynas buys bitumen ships
    Swedish refiner teams up with domestic operator Frederiet for Chinese double.
  • Pac Basin bags a packet
    Hong Kong bulker owner sees profit soar as bulk market spikes and it bags sale-and-leaseback cash.
  • Karageorgiou cashes in
    AIM-listed Globus Maritime sees larger fleet bring in greater rewards in 2007.
  • Aker Yards overstretches
    Norwegian shipbuilder blames weaker annual profit on "operational challenges" caused by big orderbook.
  • Aker eyes fourth Freedom ship
    A bit of good news for struggling yard group, as it nears cruiseship deal with Royal Caribbean.
  • Julin pays the price
    Aker Yards searching for new boss after Yrjo Julin agrees to leave following "disappointing" fourth quarter loss.
  • Green seals charter
    Norwegian owner signs up reefer for seven years with domestic operator Zahl.
  • Itaguai back to full strength
    Brazilian mining company Vale says iron ore shipments from its terminal have returned to normal.
  • STX finance plans dismissed
    Analyst at Goldman Sachs says move would divert management away from core shipping business.
  • Free Jupiter returns
    Ion Varouxakis-led bulker player says handysize bulker is back in action after completion of repairs.
  • ZIM upgrades Sirius
    Israeli container line says it is enhancing its links between the Mediterranean and South America.

American Shipperweb site
MARCH 3, 2008
  • Maersk, CMA CGM: No plans to expand transpacific partnership, yet
  • Indian exporters again bemoan shipping costs, blame conferences
  • Seaboard Marine reports higher volumes, flat rates
  • CTSA lines adjust April BAF, CAF
  • Crude carrier supply to stress Mideast to Asia rates in short term
  • Hapag-Lloyd names 8,749-TEU boxship
  • Esco Marine to scrap 3 U.S. government cargo vessels
  • OOCL showcases environmental efforts
  • UPS revises 2007 earnings per share
  • Smulders to replace Martinelli as EGSAC president
  • DSV buys Roadferry from Peel Ports
  • Andean trade program extension sent to Bush for signature
  • Slovakia, Cuba enter new trade pact
  • Ward named to top job at Famous Pacific Shipping
  • Samuel Shapiro & Co. names director of operations
  • PSA profits rise 59% in 2007
  • Ports, steel scrap benefit from India's latest budget
  • Congressional panel supports SoCal cargo maglev system
  • Seattle port reorganizes capital projects management

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
MARCH 3, 2008
  • SMA warning on "invisible" AIS vessels
    During the end of last week, a Swedish pilot boat noticed that position data transmitted from one vessel through the AIS system could not be received by another vessel. The Swedish Maritime Administration, SMA, issued a navigational warning and soon ...
  • Royal Caribbean may order a fourth Freedom vessel
    Aker Yards and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. have agreed about the basis on which a fourth ship in the 158,000 GT Freedom class could be ordered. If the deal is closed the vessel would be delivered in the second half ...
  • Mærsk and Catering Union makes peace
    A. P. Møller-Mærsk and the union for catering officers Dansk S'-Restaurations Forening (DSRF) has made peace after the heavy signals upon the notice of lay off for 164 Danish catering officers. In a joint statement the two parties ...

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MARCH 3, 2008
  • Newbuild earmarked for Canary Islands
    Product tanker will be latest addition to O.W. Group's operations along West African coast.
  • US company buys barge fleet
    TEPPCO says it is capitalising 'on the growing demand for barge services'.
  • Lubes barge showcasing 'green' technology
    BP-owned vessel fronts EU-funded project to demonstrate ship emission reductions.
  • China close to deal on Venezuelan fuel oil
    PetroChina poised to become one of the biggest single buyers of Venezuelan product.
  • Bunker market report from Praxis
  • Rotterdam market holding firm
  • OPEC mulls production cut
    Oil markets stay close to record levels, but some OPEC members predict slump in demand.
  • New independent director at Chemoil
    Peter Meade joins the company's Board of Directors.
  • Competition heats up in Sri Lanka
    End of what has effectively been a monopoly on bunker fuel sales expected to bring prices down.
  • Double-hulled tanker for Hong Kong
    Soaring Dragon's fleet swells to six with delivery of third double-hull bunker tanker.

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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