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19:34 GMT+2
March 11, 2008
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Norden's 2006 profit quadruples
    D/S Norden A/S, Denmark's biggest operator of commodity ships, said that full-year profit almost quadrupled as freight rates advanced to a record.
  • Clients join in Keppel's safety efforts
    A COMMITMENT to safety and collaboration with major clients helped Keppel Shipyard achieve a low 0.24 accidents per million man-hours worked in 2007.
  • Vietnam troops clean oil off beaches
    Thousands of Vietnamese troops on Sunday helped clean oil off southern beaches as rescue workers sought to contain a spill from a capsized tanker and recover the bodies of nine more sailors, officials said.
  • China port company to boost investment assets to 100b yuan
  • Australia coal port cuts Q2 allocations
  • UK navy lays wreath over war relic

Sched Netweb site
  • US container leasing giant TAL suffers 77pc profit drop in Q4
  • Work on container terminal at St Petersburg slated for 2H08
  • Xinjiang to build two roads to Central Asia
  • Europe overtakes Asia as Yiwu's top buyer
  • PSA seeks Delhi's approval for 49pc stake in Kandla terminal
  • Maersk to drop Tanjung Pelepas from Emma Maersk run
  • High fuel costs make barges more attractive than trucks to Fraser Port
  • GAC India opens 3PL facility in Bhiwandi for Mumbai market
  • China Southern, Air France-KLM to form air cargo JV
  • National Air Cargo CEO implicated in over-billing Pentagon
  • National Forwarder ships longest air cargo consignment
  • India's Jet Airways signs Rutges Cargo to handle trucking in Europe

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Top 3 global majors to launch common service between Taiwan, Hong Kong, China and US West Coast
  • Yantian welcomes maiden call of Evergreen's new East Med service
  • Maersk Line to revamp Far East-MidEast service loops
  • Evergreen's NSA service starts to call at Nansha
  • WTSA to boost rates to recover US-Asia fuel costs from April
  • OOCL revenue soars by 22 pc to $ 5.6 bn, operational profit by 29 pc
  • Famous Pacific Shipping names Oliver Ward as Group Exec. Director
  • Delmas Singapore B/Ls to switch to CMA CGM
  • Europe West Indies Line purchased by Matrans
  • Wiseport, wireless broadband network for ships in port launched
  • Los Angeles portrayed as investor's paradise
  • Indo-Japanese trade projected to swell to $ 15 bn by 2010
  • Fiscal flashing to photo finish!
  • RIJA deftly lifts four 195-tonne giant cargoes at Mumbai Port
  • JNPT Managers win the tournament again as MANSA plays the gentleman's game
  • Crude oil basket at record $ 98.17 a barrel
  • NTC, showrooms to be revived, says Minister
  • In 42 years, India's economy will be close on US' heels, projects PwC report
  • CEOs project 8-8.5 pc GDP growth in CII poll
  • Exporters' hopes now rest on Nath's FTP-Fieo chief
  • Commerce Secy pitches for continued export sops to seafood, textile, leather sectors
  • 20 pc export growth may be maintained in 2008-09, feels Economic Advisor
  • Dollar at nadir against major currencies
  • Indo-German Chamber may set up technical training institute in Pune

International Transport Journalweb site
MARCH 10, 2008
  • Deutsche Post makes organisational and board changes
  • Dalgaard and Singh new DP World executives
  • CMA CGM orders new container/ro-ro units
  • Emirates SkyCargo reintroducing Vienna full-freighters
  • Port of Marseille's rail connections to be improved
  • Röhlig generates record revenue and profit

Maritime Global Netweb site
MARCH 10, 2008
  • Greek-owned fleet booms
  • EMSA to expand spill response fleet
  • Chemoil expands in Fujairah
  • Busan Port in Dafeng deal
  • Golden Ocean's lucrative bulker charter

Marine Logweb site
MARCH 10, 2008
  • Northrop Grumman fills two more key shipbuilding jobs
  • Antitrust approval for Royal Caribbean TUI cruise JV

World Wide Shipperweb site
MARCH 10, 2008
  • Port of Astoria looking for applicants for port commisioner
  • Washington State Ferries testing biodiesel fuel
  • NYK provides free shipping for wave-powered vessel
  • Port of Everett project going back to bid process
  • Washington Ecology Department checks shoreline for mystery canisters

Lloyd's Listweb site
MARCH 10, 2008
  • Barge 'drifted close to three other vessels'
    COURT told Korean barge that collided with Hebei Spirit was heading towards three bulkers anchored in the same area.
  • SHI finally stumps up for oil spill fund on eve of court proceedings
  • Evergreen eyes APM Terminals' Virginia terminal
    DANISH-owned ports operator set to start serving Taiwanese line at brand its new US east coast facility in Virginia.
  • Wild weather batters Europe
    SHIPS in much of western Europe were forced to endure the worst storm of the winter, with conditions predicted to get worse.
  • Sharing the seas
    IT IS interesting to reflect how our view of the oceans has changed in recent years.
  • Breaking down barriers
    IT IS observed that when the shipping industry gathers together, we appear invariably too old and usually too male.

Fairplayweb site
MARCH 10, 2008
  • NCL passes out pink slips
    Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is laying off an unknown number of staffers in Miami
  • Norden optimistic after bumper 2007
    DS NORDEN, the listed Danish bulk shipping company, is forecasting an increase in profit this year after it unveiled a 2007 profit five times higher than that of the previous year
  • USCG plucks five from gambling ship
    FIVE mariners from the US flagged gambling vessel SunCruz 9 were rescued Saturday by a USCG helicopter crew after the vessel broke its tow line in heavy seas
  • Queen report expected Wednesday
    CANADA'S Transportation Safety Board intends to release its report on the sinking of the Queen of the North on 12 March
  • Study supports US coastal trade
    PROPONENTS of a short-sea shipping system in the US are hoping a recently released study on inland waterway freight transportation will translate to near coastal trades
  • Kent seeks compensation from France
    WHILE progress is being made on resolving the SeaFrance dispute involving its ship's officers a return to work is not in prospect yet, and Kent County Couincil wants compensation for financial losses
  • Cyprus owner in Bahrain box venture
  • High winds hit ferry services and ports
  • Tanker grounds in high winds
  • Shipping counts stowaway costs
  • Trading halts in Malaysia's bourse
  • Bodies recovered from sunken tanker

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MARCH 10, 2008
  • Hapag-Lloyd suitors jockey for position
    Will the German carrier be spun off? Merged with TUI or Hamburg Sud? All are possibilities, according to industry reports.
  • TACA holds the line on surcharges
  • Kuehne & Nagel profit slumped in 4th quarter
  • Shippers back cross-border trucking program
  • Panalpina names CFO
  • EPA unveils green port strategy
  • Carriers pressure Nehru on dredging
  • French dockworkers suspend strike
  • Port of Seattle lifts moratorium on projects
  • Cargolux hikes fuel surcharge
  • German trade surplus exceeds forecasts

Containerisation Internationalweb site
MARCH 10, 2008
  • ICG profits soar 34%, despite takeover distractions
  • Denholm boosts Chinese presence with Arends acquisition
  • NCC boxes up 24% in first two months
  • French ports 48-hour strike suspended
  • L&T to develop port in Gujarat

TradeWindsweb site
MARCH 10, 2008
  • Danaos net takes a jump
    US-listed containership owner sees fourth-quarter profits swell by 46.1% on a larger fleet.
  • Oil spill hits Vietnam
    A week after a tanker capsized, Vietnamese troops are cleaning oil off beaches nearby.
  • Job cuts hit NCL
    Citing Hawaii troubles, Norwegian Cruise Line parent cuts employees in its Miami headquarters.
  • Chemoil launches in Fujairah
    Singapore-listed bunkering outfit begins taking deliveries in Fujairah, giving it a presence in top three bunkering ports.
  • Insurers to pay $256m
    A Dutch dredging company gets a record EUR 167m for a collision between a boxship and a mega hopper.
  • Vale signs more deals
    Brazilian miner Vale continues to sign pricing agreements in closely watched iron ore negotiations.
  • Container held marijuana
    US customs officials find $1.41m worth of a 'green leafy substance' in a container in Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Gotland struggles
    Annual operating profit lower at Swedish tanker and ferry group as costs rise.
  • Storm beaches ship off France
    Attempt to re-float Dutch ship at high tide on Monday as it grounds on popular French beach.
  • Japan holds 25
    Three vessels detained in February for oily water faults, including two operated by Sung Je of Korea.
  • Fidelity reveals Genco slice
    US investment advisor reveals that it owns 12.7% of Genco Shipping & Trading shares after nearly doubling its stake in a month.
  • Jinhui back on the horse
    Bulker owner inks panamax in Japan less than a month after calling a halt to further newbuildings.
  • Coustas cashes in
    Danaos banks profits of $5.5m following the sale of a 30-year-old boxship.
  • Shinsung lobbyist indicted
    South Korean authorities hold man after he and three others are accused of taking kick-backs from Busan-based owner.
  • Winds batter tanker in Channel
    Fully-laden Swedish vessel seeking refuge of Southampton as anchor drags and rudder malfunctions off Isle of Wight.
  • QE2's near-miss revealed
    Cunard liner forced P&O ferry to slow down as the two converged in Dover strait.
  • Fredriksen nets $34m
    Golden Ocean ties up panamax on a long-term deal to continue this year's fixture frenzy.
  • SCI linked to ABG tie-up
    India's serial joint-venture pursuer now reportedly looking to form yard operation with domestic builder.
  • One missing from Costa ship
    Major search mission off Florida as 'angry and agitated' woman leaps from Italy-flagged cruise ship.
  • Dale takes Havila seat
    Banking veteran steps into the CFO's berth following the resignation of Nils Peter Skeide.
  • ICG on the up
    Ferry and container earnings increase as Eamonn Rothwell-led group lives up to market expectations in 2007.
  • Bulk boom boosts Norden
    Danish operator exceeds annual net profit forecast as Chinese demand pushes dry-bulk rates up in 2007.
  • Odys vies for Svitzer order
    Gdansk shipyard in running to build four tugs for Danish owner in deal worth $26m.
  • Green light for cruise venture
    TUI and Royal Caribbean win European approval for new German-focused operation.
  • TUI in turmoil
    Hamburg council wants tie-up of Hapag-Lloyd with Hamburg Sud, while Fredriksen aiming to band together minority shareholders.
  • BLT held back by costs
    Indonesian tanker owner's 2007 profit dwindles on loss from hedging deals.
  • SapuraCrest back in the frame
    Seadrill, Fredriksen's offshore drilling operation, resumes acquisition of Malaysian firm's shares.
  • FreeSeas fixes pair
    Ion Varouxakis-led bulker player secures a year of employment for each of two new acquisitions.
  • CMB snaps up more Clarkson
    Belgian tanker and dry bulker owner increases its shareholding in its favourite shipbroker.
  • NOL makes strong start
    Singapore liner operator sees hefty year-on-year rise in volumes in first trading period of 2008.

American Shipperweb site
MARCH 10, 2008
  • Singapore tweaks laws to encourage more maritime finance activity
  • BA World Cargo to raise fuel surcharge
  • Cathay to serve Hanoi and Dhaka
  • Strauss joins Delta Cargo from Northwest
  • Kuehne + Nagel's 2007 profit up 16%
  • Haitian customs troubles blamed for rotting food aid
  • YRC Logistics names Friedlander managing director for Asia
  • CargoGulf opens first U.K. office
  • EPA announces ports action plan
  • Virginia legislature calls for port privatization study
  • SoCal ports see major declines in vessel activity for Jan.-Feb
  • China Merchants planning 29 new terminals by 2010
  • COSCO Pacific to up stake in Chinese container maker
  • FMC's Anderson says more Florida dock space needed for increased trade
  • Drugs seized at Charleston, S.C. port

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
MARCH 10, 2008
  • Havyard eyes Aker Yard boardroom
    As a new large shareholder in Aker Yards, Havyard Invest has requested an extraordinary shareholders' meeting to elect a new board of directors. The ordinary shareholders' meeting in Aker Yards is set to 25 April, and in a statement, Aker ...
  • The best year ever for Port of Esbjerg
    Port of Esbjerg had the best year since it became a limited company. In 2007 the cargo turnover reached an all time high of 4.6 million tons, which was up six per cent from the previous year. The growing ...
  • Socol 3 still held in Halmstad
    The St Vincent & Grenadines-flagged dry cargo vessel Socol 3, is still detained in Halmstad on the Swedish west coast after large amounts of poorly secured timber carried on deck were lost over board in 'resund last week. The vessel ...

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MARCH 10, 2008
  • Seventh straight surcharge increase by Matson
    Fuel costs again boosting additional charge to record level for shipowner.
  • Sulphur options 'still up for discussion'
    Source close to IMO says bunker fuel recommendations 'evolving', nothing 'cast in concrete'.
  • Chemoil 'ups the stakes' in Fujairah
    Company radically increases planned capacity at Fujairah terminal as CEO repeats 'ambitious yet realistic' aim to seize 'sizeable' share of bunker market.
  • Rotterdam market quiet
  • Storage gives Chinese oil major leverage
    PetroChina 'swing supplier' in Singapore fuel-oil cargo market.
  • Mexican oil ports re-open
    Crude still bullish on cold snap and weak US dollar, but prices kept stable as Mexico supply disruptions ease.
  • Singapore broadband could 'revolutionise' bunkering
    System will allow bunker barges to access, view and plan schedules online
  • 'Universal' cylinder lube more widely available
    Total Lubmarine says new cylinder oil helps shipowners cope with sulphur changes.
  • Japan: Retroactive bunker price edges higher
    February bunker fuel price up slightly from month-ago levels but up more than 50% from last year.

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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