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03:03 GMT+2
March 17, 2008
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Cruise operators upbeat despite stormy economy
    The global cruise industry is putting on a brave face as it sails into seas darkened by a faltering US economy, a weak dollar and record oil prices, major cruise ship operators said at their annual convention.

Sched Netweb site
  • MSC to start Yantian- LA weekly Condor Express with Maersk slot charter
  • US retailers urge Port of Oakland to reject container tax proposal
  • Yunnan inaugurates national level export processing zone
  • Sinotrans profit up 18pc, but container business revenue off 9pc
  • Kuehne + Nagel posts 2007 profit rise of 15pc to US$515 million
  • Panalpina profit rises 15pc on higher freight volumes in 2007
  • Cathay Pacific group reaps 72pc increase in profit in 2007
  • Lucky Air to launch Hefei-Kunming service
  • Hactl deploys IBM solution to upgrade data storage infrastructure

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Baalu lists measures taken to encourage tonnage acquisition
  • Parekh Marine Agencies is new member in India of Multiport
  • AP inks MoU for port-based industrial corridor with RAK & Matrix
  • LCL Group's modern Logix Park CFS near Port Pipavav inaugurated
  • Rites signs MoU with Namibia to upgrade rly infrastructure
  • Rlys may soon lay tracks to smaller ports
  • FDI for petroleum, natural gas sectors rationalised
  • Elangovan spells out handloom export scheme in Lok Sabha
  • Budget stimuli to industrial growth may be tempered by inflationary fire-EAC Chairman
  • CMIE projects 10.4 pc industrial growth in 2008-09
  • W. Bengal receives 21 applications for IT SEZs
  • Lift rice export curbs, SIREA urges govt
  • Ajay Singh joins CBDT

International Transport Journalweb site
MARCH 14, 2008
  • NYK Logistics restructures European business
  • Maersk announces annual results
  • Reminder! Air waybills changing on Monday 17 March
  • Agility expanding in Poland
  • USA: senators question DOT on Mexican trucks programme

Marine Logweb site
MARCH 14, 2008
  • EPA sets new marine diesel emissions standards
  • Wärtsilä unit to design Euro icebreaker
  • ASA Board appoints new members

World Wide Shipperweb site
MARCH 14, 2008
  • Workers begin expansion of arrivals roadway at PDX
  • US rail freight traffic reports positive week
  • International Maritime Organization sets deadline for bravery nominations
  • Vancouver Fraser Port Authority announces board of directors
  • US/Croatia agree to new open skies deal

Lloyd's Listweb site
MARCH 14, 2008
  • CMA CGM sets the pace with 58% income rise
    FRENCH liner giant shows its heels to market leader Maersk by posting profit of $966m.
  • CMA CGM unveils fuel plan
  • Shipping given emissions 'wake up' call
    INDUSTRY told to act on emissions before ships are denied entry into European ports.
  • CIMC eyes stake in Yantai Raffles
    WORLD'S biggest box maker plans to splash out up to $565.5m to acquire a 29.9% stake in Chinese yard.
  • Bring on the roller coaster
    AMSTERDAM-based shipowner Antonio Zacchello says that 2008 is going to be a turbulent year, but a good one.
  • Taxing the talent away
    WHAT a mess the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer has got himself into over the issue of 'non-doms'.

Fairplayweb site
MARCH 14, 2008
  • Overcooked Capesize rates crash
    Dry bulk freight-rates for Capesize vessels have plummeted over the last two days following a period of heady highs for owners
  • Vietnam aims for fourth largest shipbuilder slot by 2015
    VIETNAM'S ambition to move up a further slot in the world shipbuolders table has been declared, according to a report in VietnamNet Bridge
  • Torm aims to double fleet
    TORM plans to double its 128-vessel fleet
  • Dover sailings resume
    THE SeaFrance ferry dispute at Dover has ended with a pay rise and improved working conditions for officers who have been out since the end of February. Sailings are expected to resume tomorrow
  • UK non-domicile fight goes on
    DESPITE pressure from the UK business community to abort the plan to charge wealthy non-domicile residents of the UK an annual '30,000 fee, Chancellor Alistair Darling has vowed to continue
  • It's all change at Aker Yards
  • Genesis numbers revelation
  • Third drydock for Bahamas
  • Essar ready to buy big
  • Lauritzen triples profits
  • Veteran CEO edged out at Samho
  • JFE wins Universal control
  • US wants free trade with Malaysia
  • Sinotrans net rises 18%
  • Cruise passengers, crew rescued

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MARCH 14, 2008
  • Sale of Hapag-Lloyd? TUI mulls options
    German line emerges as possible takeover target amid reports parent TUI will decide as early as next week to spin off ocean carrier.
  • Group calls for feds to bail out Highway Trust Fund
  • Assistance bill, Colombia trade pact a pair: Pelosi
  • MSC opens new LA service
  • Russia steel deal opens door to U.S. oil and gas
  • NYK unveils Cool Earth project
  • India's growth rate to drop
  • CMA CGM net up 58%
  • Lytle new No. 2 at Port of Long Beach
  • ICC says IMO must set new anti-pollution standards
  • Mitsui buys into Turkish port auto business

Containerisation Internationalweb site
MARCH 14, 2008
  • Stowaways cost the industry USD20 million a year: can incidents be reduced?
    This week a conference in China, hosted by Japanese ocean carrier NYK and the UK P&I Club, debated the problem of stowaway incidents which have risen in cost by 100% in the past 10 years. Currently, they are estimated to be costing the industry more than USD20 million a year.
  • Rotterdam's ECT promoting night time trucking
  • Evergreen upgrades ADR link
  • Full speed ahead for CMA CGM as its income surges by 58%
  • Piraeus extends tender deadline to May 9

TradeWindsweb site
MARCH 14, 2008
  • Ultrapetrol optimistic
    Felipe Menendez offers a positive look at 2008 after fourth-quarter results send shares on a plunge.
  • Economou sells another
    Brokers say Greece's Cardiff Marine has sold off a 19-year-old capesize for $83m.
  • DNV revenue jumps
    Revenue jumps at Det Norske Veritas on strong demand, but taxes scale profits back by 1.8%.
  • Komrowski sells duo
    Undisclosed interests have paid about $68m for a pair of the Hamburg owner's panamax bulkers.
  • Failed system sank Queen
    Canada's Transportation Safety Board says a fourth officer was distracted when he missed a course change that led to the sinking of the Queen of the North.
  • Wilson Sons in PSV deal
    Brazilian terminal, offshore vessel and shipyard group will fetch $100m to build four platform supply vessels.
  • Star Bulk takes supramax
    US-listed bulker owner will shell out $72m for Norden's Nord Wave.
  • Ultrapetrol takes a beating
    Felipe Menendez-led company loses nearly a quarter of its market value after fourth quarter results missed market expectations.
  • Double detention in Hong Kong
    Ammships tanker and small general cargoship the only names on February list of shame.
  • Sinotrans on the prowl
    Chinese bulker owner looks for smaller rival to buy, plus second-hand tonnage.
  • Mortensen flags orders
    Norden chief says sale of two bulker units is just a drop in the pond compared with unprecedented orderbook.
  • One in, one out for George
    George Economou-led DryShips takes panamax from Norden for $72m and lets another go for $7m less.
  • Norden confirms bulker sales
    Danish owner set for $75m windfall from sale of supramax and panamax with DryShips one buyer.
  • Chemical Fredriksen
    SFI enters new sector after splashing $60m on a brace of newbuildings.
  • Fredriksen's flexible friend?
    TUI boss Michael Frenzel now considering the Hapag-Lloyd sale or spin-off urged by tanker tycoon and other shareholders.
  • Norden sale saves Torm
    Danish owner posts massive profit increase after selling stake in compatriot and snapping up half of OMI.
  • Founder says farewell
    Vita chairman steps down less than 24-hours after shareholders rejected a take-over bid from Chong Thim Pheng.
  • Perisai bags tug
    Malaysian owner buys offshore vessel from Singapore's Britoil in $11m deal.
  • Tale of two halves for Torm
    Danish giant's product tanker ships have varying success east and west while bulk market remains volatile.
  • Pamplona leaves Trinidad
    German ship at centre of drugs-smuggling case sails but master still facing charges.
  • Ultrapetrol runs out of gas
    Rise in offshore earnings can't lift full-year figures at Felipe Menendez-led US-listed owner.
  • Greek ship grounds, 300 saved
    Passengers and crew hauled off cruise vessel after it struck a reef near the Greek island of Poros.
  • Evergreen beefs up ADR
    First of Taiwanese owner's four bigger 5,400-teu ships enters service between Adriatic and Far East.
  • BLT expects Chembulk boost
    Indonesian tanker owner forecasting big increase in profit this year thanks to acquisition of US rival.
  • GO in a hurry
    Greek bulker owner takes seven months to beat last year's annual profit as it realigns financial reporting period.
  • Piraeus stretches deadline
    Bidders for Greek port's container operations reportedly have until 9 May to lodge offers.
  • Workers poisoned at Tuzla
    Another accident hospitalises workers at controversial Istanbul yard complex, following spate of fatal incidents.
  • Hyundai wants more
    Despite rising costs and concerns over the global credit crunch Korean yard expects more orders.

American Shipperweb site
MARCH 14, 2008
  • CMA CGM profit up 58%
  • Maersk Line results: Progress, but still unsatisfactory
  • APL, Scan-Shipping splitting up
  • Evergreen upgrades Far East/Adriatic service
  • U.S. ship hit by explosion in Istanbul shipyard
  • Matson's North ends long maritime career, Angoco to head Pacific
  • Horizon Lines appoints new head of Guam operations
  • CORRECTION: A.P. Moller - Maersk profit up 15%
  • U.S, Croatia sign open skies pact
  • Guttierez: Exports buoyed U.S. economy
  • President Bush stumps for U.S.-Colombia FTA approval
  • Singapore man pleads guilty to export control violations to India
  • CEVA Brazil expands Eaton contract
  • ILWU contract talks to start Monday
  • PSA, DP World vying for terminal near Chennai

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
MARCH 14, 2008
  • Furetank buys 37,000-tonner from Broström
    Swedish shipowner Furetank Rederi AB has acquired the 2005-built, 37,000-DWT product carrier Bro Erik from the Swedish tanker owner and operator Brostr'm. The deal generates a SEK 65 million pre-tax profit and a net cash contribution of ...
  • Wärtsilä to design European research icebreaker
    The Wärtsilä-owned design and marine consultant Schiffko GmbH in Hamburg will design the new research icebreaker Aurora Borealis for the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven, Germany. The ship shall facilitate research in ice and ...
  • Successful maiden voyage for kite driven cargo vessel
    German Beluga Shipping's newbuilt heavylift/multipurpose carrier Beluga SkySails of 10,000 DWT, has arrived in Mo-i-Rana in Norway after a 11,952 nautical mile long maiden voyage from Germany via Venezuela and USA. The vessel is equipped with testing ...

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MARCH 14, 2008
  • Bunker market report from Praxis
  • Moller-Maersk says environmental issues cannot be ignored
    "Playing for time is not an option" says group's CEO.
  • Mexico buyers favour MGO
    Bargain prices proving a good option, alternative to IFO.
  • Clean up, save on fuel
    Hull performance expert taking the dollar saving and lower emissions message to conference audience.
  • Dutch official stresses CO2 cost of switch to distillates
    Dutch refineries would emit an extra 3.5 million mt of CO2 if they had to convert residual fuel to distillates for Rotterdam bunker market.
  • SkySails ship completes 12,000 miles round trip
    Ship's captain says a new a 'new chapter' has been written in the history of shipping as towing kite cuts bunker consumption.
  • Rotterdam market firming again
  • Supply shortage on cargo delay
    Hong Kong bunker market facing some 380 cst product tightness.
  • Liner operator could stock bunkers at box ports
    CMA CGM chairman considering dedicated oil tanks at key ports.
  • Singapore barge operator to move office
  • IEA meeting to discuss oil prices
    Crude oil climbs above $110 per barrel.
  • Subic Freeport may double bunker storage
    Growth in traffic at Philippines port prompts bunkering investment.

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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