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02:06 GMT+2
March 18, 2008
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Coastal expects new OSV orders of RM400m in 2008
    Coastal Contracts Bhd expects to secure a further RM400 million (S$173 million) worth of new offshore support vessel (OSV) orders this year, The StarBiz reported, quoting executive chairman Ng Chin Heng.
  • FedEx gives disabled an opportunity to sail
    FedEx Express is helping to bring sailing to the disabled by entering into a two-year sponsorship agreement with Sailability Singapore, an organisation under the auspices of the Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) which seeks to make sailing accessible to disabled Singaporeans.
  • K-Line signs US$2b deal to carry coal
    Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Japan's third-largest shipping line, signed a contract worth US$2 billion over 10 years to carry coal for JSW Steel Ltd and JSW Energy Ltd, securing cargo rates amid a drop in the market.
  • Wreckage of HMAS Sydney found off Perth: Rudd
  • DHL Express S'pore gets new general manager
  • Clarkson's earnings rise 23% to £18m

Sched Netweb site
  • CMA CGM profit up 58pc to $966 million on 40pc revenue increase in 2007
  • TUI's Hapag Lloyd said to be seeking Hamburg Sud tie-up
  • Asia Europe container rates highest since survey began in '93
  • Evergreen upgrades Far East/Adriatic service with bigger ships
  • Yangtze at Chongqing to accommodate 1,000 tonners by 2010
  • Too many deaths from life boat accidents, say insurers
  • Malaysia's North Butterworth Container Terminal's Phase 3 expansion meets deadlines
  • Post TNT, EGLmerger, CEVA pre-tax profit soars 56pc in 2007
  • Global Air Cargo report forecasts short-term overcapacity
  • Xiamen Airlines to launch Nanchang-Macau service via Xiamen
  • Philippine Airlines to launch Macau service

Exim Indiaweb site
  • MOL to offer 3 new Asia-MidEast services from April
  • Evergreen Line launches new Mediterranean feeder service-TFS
  • K Line & MOL split Asia-Latin America service into 2 loops
  • Tianjin port to be expanded to 100 sq km by 2010!
  • Tanjung Pelepas dropped from Emma Maersk run
  • Congestion prompts Maersk Line & MSC to avoid Dar-es Salaam calls
  • Shanghai port may beat Singapore to No. 1 slot in 2008
  • NYK provides free shipping for wave-powered vessel
  • AWATA to raise rates from April 15
  • OOCL Texas christened
  • Shipping rates for commodities may go up
  • DGS move to safeguard women in maritime industry
  • The greening of OOCL's website
  • Barloworld Logistics announces Swift global acquisitions
  • Queen cruising in to Chennai, Mumbai Ports
  • Just 2 years young, GTI packs a punch
  • Chennai Port races past 2006-07 throughput
  • Rewas & Alewadi ports to benefit from industrial corridor
  • Railways aims to raise Rs 1,500 cr. from IPOs of 3 subsidiaries
  • Instant coffee exporters concoct heady brew abroad
  • Forex reserves rise to $ 3,03,460 million
  • KASEZ breaking new ground
  • 101 SEZs get formal clearance
  • Paswan holds up steel regulator, free imports spectre unless prices are lowered
  • Seafood exporters send S.O.S. to PM
  • Target Plus scheme drained Rs 4K cr., estimates CAG
  • Price fever rules out interest rate cut-Assocham
  • Separate farm Budget ruled out

International Transport Journalweb site
MARCH 17, 2008
  • Arkas expands its activities in Italy
  • Scandlines sets another record in 2007
  • Air France-KLM to scoop up Alitalia
  • Hupac/Russkaya Troyka: New shuttle train between Poland and Russia
  • Panalpina still growing in 2007

Maritime Global Netweb site
MARCH 17, 2008
  • Hamburg Süd, Maersk Line in Oceania ' N America link-up
  • "K" Line in major bulker charter deal
  • Evergreen's new Vietnam shuttle
  • Dry cargo drives up Clarkson's profits
  • EU law chief backs liability limitation principle

Marine Logweb site
MARCH 17, 2008
  • LCS 1 passes another milestone
  • Algoma Central buys three from Viken
  • Seismic ship to have K-Log electronic logbook

World Wide Shipperweb site
MARCH 17, 2008
  • Top trader awards announced by Washington World Trade Club
  • Horizon Lines taps Healey as Guam general manager
  • TSA adding canine units as air cargo facility inspectors
  • Trucking association predicts record highs for diesel fuel in '08
  • Marcon acts as broker in sale of cruise ship

Lloyd's Listweb site
MARCH 17, 2008
  • CMA CGM does not rule out further mega-partnerships
    Alain Wils says that more mega-partnerships between container shipping's "big three" cannot be excluded.
  • CMA CGM sets the pace with 58% income rise
  • Clarkson stands strong against fresh claim
    LONDON-based broker is the target of another claim from Russia's Sovcomflot.
  • Hapag-Lloyd splits from parent Tui
    CONTAINER shipping arm is to be separated from parent group, creating great interest from potential investors.
  • Black Tide on the beaches of Brittany
    THIRTY years ago yesterday - 16 March 1978, to be precise - the accident everyone had been dreading occurred on the coast of Brittany.
  • Togetherness ticks all boxes
    CO-OPERATION between classification societies makes a great deal of sense, always supposing it is undertaken in a way that does not alert the dawn raiders of Brussels competition regulators.

Fairplayweb site
MARCH 17, 2008
  • K Line signs $2Bn bulk deal
    Japanese operator "K" Line has secured a ten-ship long-term consecutive voyage charter (CVC) deal worth about $2Bn over ten years with subsidiaries of the Mumbai-based O. P. Jindal Group
  • Catalonia ships in drinking water
    DROUGHT-hit Catalonia has chartered seven cistern tankers to ship drinking water into Barcelona
  • Taiwan vote could boost China trade
    THE forthcoming election in Taiwan could result in a radical new trading relationship with China, according to a report in the Macau Daily Times
  • China approves coal exports
    CHINA is allowing coal exports to continue despite its struggle to meet huge domestic demand for the commodity, says a Bloomberg report
  • Antonini defends newbuild costs
  • Second hit during NY dredging
  • Parties agree $3.655M spill bill
  • Tighter US rules for marine engines
  • Hamburg Süd names its largest ship
  • Varun focuses on offshore
  • ILWU contract talks start today
  • Hajara laments SCI container share
  • Demand for bigger bulkers forecast
  • K Line inks 10-year coal charters

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MARCH 17, 2008
  • LA port finalizes clean-trucks proposal
    Final proposal retains provision limiting port access to drayage companies with direct employee drivers.
  • Negotiations begin on West Coast longshore contract
  • Maersk sells trans-Atlantic slots to CMA CGM
  • LA air plan helps pay for LNG trucks
  • Spin-off for Hapag-Lloyd
  • Hamburg Sud christens largest container ship
  • Freighter, dredge collide in New York harbor
  • Hamburg Sud, Maersk cooperate in Oceania-N.A. trade
  • Matson promotes Angoco to head Pacific operations
  • Evergreen adds Vietnam shuttle
  • Savannah upgrades box berth

Containerisation Internationalweb site
MARCH 17, 2008
  • Danaos Shipping posts strong profits
  • Kalmar secures all in deal at Oslo
  • Hapag-Lloyd to be spun-off
  • Evergreen starts Taiwan/Vietnam shuttle

TradeWindsweb site
MARCH 17, 2008
  • No Coast Guard split
    Two US maritime officials say splitting the US Coast Guard's maritime safety and homeland security functions is not in the cards.
  • Algoma buys Viken trio
    Canadian laker operator splashes out $38m for elderly handysize bulkers.
  • Legal claim drags Clarkson down
    Shares in London-listed shipbroker sink to 15-year low after news of $71m Sovcomflot claim.
  • Eternally optimistic
    Despite volatility in the market, outgoing Connecticut Maritime Association President Peter Drakos says he's upbeat about the shipping market.
  • TUI capitulates
    Hapag-Lloyd in play as owning group gives in to shareholder pressure to put fifth biggest container line on new course.
  • Preparing for CMA
    The tables are set for the Connecticut Maritime Association's Shipping 2008, and TradeWinds Web TV is gearing up to take you there.
  • Sovcomflot in new Clarkson claim
    Russian shipowner serves fresh $71m case against the London-based shipbroker amid accusations of vessels being under valued.
  • DFDS takes Norbulk twins
    Pair of 2000-built ro-ros to be used on Danish owner's North Sea routes to replace older tonnage.
  • Maersk in ratings deal
    Danish company continues to backtrack on redundancies with latest improved offer.
  • Nakilat storms ahead
    Qatari LNG ship owner records a three-times hike in annual profit but earnings-per-share not as inflated.
  • Hemas eyes shipping
    Fresh from first ship agency deal, Sri Lankan group wants more marine action.
  • Fair wind for Vroon
    Dutch shipping group secures long term Centrica charter for wind turbine installation vessel.
  • Bulker holed in NY harbour
    Eagle Bulk-operated supramax sustains large gash above waterline in collision with dredger off Staten Island.
  • Forth falters
    UK ports operator posts lower 2007 profit after halting land sales, but terminals performing strongly.
  • Eimskip stretched in Q1
    Icelandic boxship and reefer owner's logistics buys push it to bigger initial loss in 2008.
  • EPA pens new gas cap
    US inks new ship emissions rules which it claims will bring savings of $12bn per year.
  • Azizan joins MISC
    AET tankers boss heading east to replace the retiring Shamsul Azhar bin Abbas.
  • Arkas in bulker move
    Fast growing Turkish containership group to invest in dry cargo tonnage.
  • Brostrom banks sale profit
    Swedish owner sells 37,000-dwt products carrier to partner Furetank for tidy gain.
  • CMA CGM shows pristine profit
    French boxship giant makes a fortune in 2007 as 98 ships are added to fleet and acquisitions chip in.
  • Kuehne on TUI tail?
    Majority shareholder of Kuehne + Nagel said to be part of bank-led group which could bid for Hapag-Lloyd.
  • Clarkson cashes in
    Booming bulker prices boost sale and purchase division while dry-cargo charter revenues reach record levels at London-listed shipbroker.
  • Indonesia wants variety
    State worried that domestic owner Arpeni has coal monopoly and orders power company PLN to look elsewhere.
  • Evergreen eyes Haiphong
    Taiwanese boxship owner to link "fast-growing" Vietnam to Kaohsiung hub.
  • Samsung confirms drillships
    DryShips looks to have declared options for two more units worth a combined $1.3bn at Korean shipyard.
  • Subic warned on safety
    Philippines threatens "to go after" sub-contractors who put lives at risk at huge Hanjin shipyard.
  • K Line inks monster CVC deal
    Shipowner to supply ten ships for India's JSW Group in deal set to create annual revenues of $200m.
  • Asians triumph in Mexico
    Consortium of Korean and Japanese companies to build and operate LNG receiving plant.

American Shipperweb site
MARCH 17, 2008
  • Bank says it represents potential Hapag Lloyd investors
  • Hamburg S'd, Maersk to cooperate in U.S./Australasia trade
  • Evergreen starting Taiwan/Vietnam shuttle
  • Hamburg Süd names its biggest boxship
  • Swanson to coordinate West Coast Industrial Express service
  • ABX Air shuffles management
  • Cargolux increasing fuel surcharge
  • Senate declines to abstain from earmarks
  • EPA sets new train and marine diesel standards
  • Produce companies prepare for origin labeling
  • Lytle approved as Long Beach port No. 2

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
MARCH 17, 2008
  • Torm's best result ever
    D/S Torm reached an all year result close to the forecast of USD 810-820 million. The result was USD 792 million after tax and after some USD 15 million to implement the OMI fleet in Torm. The revenue was ...
  • Baltic Pilot starts deep sea pilotage on the Baltic Sea
    The privately owned Finnish company Baltic Pilot Ltd Oy is going to start deep sea pilotage on international water in the Baltic Sea. The primary target groups are dry cargo vessels and tankers. In this sector especially the oil transports ...
  • Mols-Linien reached profit record
    Mols-Linien A/S had a record high profit of DKK 63 million in 2007, up by DKK 10 million compared to 2006. The result came in a year when several factors affected the company negatively. Fuel costs went through ...

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MARCH 17, 2008
  • Ship main engines excluded from new EPA emissions rules
    Standards released, but only for sub-30 litre displacement.
  • Oil drops on US recession fears
    Prices may be at turning point as weak US economy outweighs new dollar low against euro.
  • IMO turns fifty
    No less than 50 international conventions and protocols have been passed since the UN agency was established.
  • Bunker market report from Praxis
  • Stena Oil boosts trading team
  • New employee at O.W. Bunker Korea
  • New bunkering JV enters Singapore
    US-based firm and Indian oil refiner form partnership to start bunker business in Singapore.
  • China Merchants in cold ironing drive
    Alternative power for berthed ships to be encouraged at ports managed by China's largest port operator.
  • Japan bunker sales improve on year
    Sales up even as supplies remain tight.
  • Ship spills bunker fuel in Ulsan
    Small bunker spill said to be under control.

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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