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18:59 GMT+2
March 21, 2008
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Panama ports see 20% jump in box volume
    Panama's ports expect shipping container volumes to grow by a fifth this year despite a slowing US economy as Chinese trade surges, the head of the country's top maritime body said on Wednesday.
  • Maersk to scrap NASA service due to weak demand
    AP Moeller-Maersk A/S, owner of the world's largest container shipping line, will end a service linking ports on the eastern coasts of North and South America amid weakening demand on US routes.
  • Berlian must cut debt in 4 months to avoid default risk
    PT Berlian Laju Tanker, Indonesia's biggest shipping company by value, must cut debt in four months to comply with bond covenants and avoid the risk of a default.
  • Lianyungang aims to boost '08 profits
  • Freight rates set to fall after '09: Galbraith's
  • STX Shipbuilding wins US$353m worth of orders

Sched Netweb site
  • China Merchants to take 5.4pc stake in Ningbo port
  • Speculation rife over who will buy Hapag-Lloyd
  • Tianjin Lingang Industrial Area throughput to double this year
  • Shandong's Port of Longkou to add 10 million tonnes capacity
  • ESC urges greater understanding between shippers and rail operators
  • Barloworld Logistics takes over Swift Group
  • Lufthansa Cargo earns fiscal 2007 operating profit of US$211 million
  • Czech Airlines Cargo deploys OAG Cargo's IT announcement service

International Transport Journalweb site
MARCH 20, 2008
  • Management changes at SBB and SBB Cargo
  • What will happen to Hapag-Lloyd?
  • Lufthansa Cargo receives seal of approval for security performance
  • Advance International: rail services in Russia
  • Imperial Logistics scoops up FoodTankers AB

Maritime Global Netweb site
MARCH 20, 2008
  • Three more lines for ELAA
  • Frontline set to increase OSG stake
  • Panama pilots row
  • Methanol auxiliary power trials

Marine Logweb site
MARCH 20, 2008
  • Electric Boat gets $357 million submarine contract
  • Hercules Offshore wins contracts for two jackups
  • U.S. inland barge fleet grows
  • Gulf offshore lease sales bring $3.7 billion in high bids
  • Carnival reports first quarter results

World Wide Shipperweb site
MARCH 20, 2008
  • New medical guide available for seafarers
  • Bidders submit proposals for Panama Canal dredging
  • Free Port of Seattle seminar set for Fishermen's Terminal
  • PMSA joining California ports in vessel pollution incentive program
  • Top Ships board Oks 1:3 reverse stock split

Lloyd's Listweb site
MARCH 20, 2008
  • Fredriksen takes stake in OSG
    JOHN Fredriksen and his quoted tanker company Frontline have taken a stake of up to 10% in US rival.
  • Fredriksen launches bid to join Tui board
  • Battistello denies mafia allegation
    CONTSHIP Italia chairman Cecilia Battistello refutes claims that Gioia Tauro is infiltrated by the mafia.
  • ELAA gains three new members
    PACIFIC International Lines, Wan Hai Lines and Independent Container Line enrol as full members.
  • Offshore vessels sail into prime position
    OWNERS of offshore vessels will be key benefactors from the rising investments by the world's largest oil and gas companies.
  • Oil majors set their sights on LNG
    OIL giants build more LNG plants as opportunities for conventional oil developments dwindle and gas prices climb.

Fairplayweb site
MARCH 20, 2008
  • Playing chicken with tanker markets
    There has been no change in market fundamentals to explain this week's surge in tanker rates
  • Fredriksen buys OSG stake
    FRONTLINE boss John Frederiksen has purchased a 5.2% stake in Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG)
  • Panama pilots sue over ISPS, Solas
    PANAMA'S pilotage company Panama Pilots Services Corp is suing its rival Caribbean Pilots Inc and various institutions over licences granted to a rival
  • Australia ratifies spill convention
    AUSTRALIA'S government will ratify the Bunker Oil Convention and the IOPC Supplementary Fund Protocol in a bid to increase compensation for oil spills in its waters
  • Gujurat demolitions begin
    NEW DELHI 20 March ' Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) has given breaking permissions to almost every junk ship that is beached at Alang-Sosiya, and demolition is in full swing
  • Falling spending curbs Carnival
    CARNIVAL Corporation's profits are being pressured by both 'extraordinary' fuel costs and falling onboard spending
  • Canadian border embarrassment
  • Indians on warpath over sinking
  • Kencana forecasts bigger growth
  • Imabari merges yards
  • On-board broadband goes global
  • Titan China terminal gains approval
  • Rickmers Trust finalises box deal

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MARCH 20, 2008
  • Port of Los Angeles approves trucks plan with employee-driver provision
    Legal challenges await clean-trucks plan that limits harbor trucking concessions to licensed motor carriers with employee drivers.
  • Port of New York-New Jersey purchases Terminal X' site
  • FedEx profits fall
  • NY-NJ box volume up
  • MSC hikes U.S. fuel fee
  • Portland traffic declines
  • Leaders hint at Doha deal
  • Rickmers buys 13 box ships
  • Rhode Island Port of Davisville adds exports
  • Panama Canal reviewing dredging bids
  • South Korea lifts tariffs

Containerisation Internationalweb site
MARCH 20, 2008
  • Marport hits record
  • Zeeland politics ease in favour of VCT
  • Maersk starts implementation of floating BAF
  • Cash rich DFDS to bid for Norfolk Line?
  • Hamburg Sud names its biggest box ship

TradeWindsweb site
MARCH 20, 2008
  • Hunting for buys
    In a rare private interview, Fredriksen talks about tanker consolidation, the offshore boom, his aims for TUI and what makes him go on.
  • Panamax on the block
    Brokers are circulating a Japanese-controlled bulker as up for sale.
  • EPA goes after US scrapbroker
    US environmental agency files a complaint against scrap brokers involved in the deal to take the torch to the embattled cruiseship.
  • Wilson Sons net surges
    Brazilian offshore vessel owner and terminal operator posts a 39.4% rise in fourth-quarter profits.
  • Double Fortune sold
    Undisclosed South Korean buyers take an 11-year-old panamax bulker for $67m.
  • Fredriksen confirms OSG buy
    Frontline boss on course to be second largest shareholder in Morten Arntzen-led rival after snapping up an initial 5.2% stake.
  • Carnival defends fees
    Although Royal Caribbean is offering refunds to some guests, Carnival says its fuel supplement is different.
  • Fuel hike bites Carnival
    Rising bunker costs drag down first quarter earnings at Micky Arison-led cruise company despite an increase in revenue.
  • American hires CFO
    Barge operator and shipyard company American Commercial Lines hires Thomas Pilholski for the role of finance chief.
  • STX bags $353m quartet
    European owners slate two VLOCs and a brace of chemical tankers at the Seoul-listed yard.
  • More sales action for Pac Basin
    Richard Hext-led handysize bulker owner offloads another unit and takes it back on charter for four years.
  • PFL not for sale
    South Pacific operator's shareholders vote against sale to Swire or PIL.
  • Aon picks P&I winners
    Top broking group says the clubs achieved a $374m premium hike that left shipowners in Munch mode.
  • Rhymes with dinner
    TradeWinds finds its winner. Web TV hunts down contestants in the shipping limerick competition and presents the award for best bard.
  • Top terminates Faultless ties
    Evangelos Pistiolis ends the bareboat charter of a susemax tanker following the sale of the vessel to a third party.
  • Vinashin signs for seven
    Two of Vietnamese group's yards to build series of 20,000-dwt cargoships for domestic owners.
  • Fredriksen stalks OSG
    Tanker consolidation is on again as John Fredriksen makes his move on Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG).
  • Teekay LNG buys from parent
    Spun-off gas carrier owner snaps up two 1993-built units and charters them back to Teekay Corp.
  • Jutha to branch out
    Thai multipurpose owner eyes ship management deals for 2008.
  • Credit crunch crunches
    Managing director at New Jersey brokerage says banks are less willing to leverage vessel assets.
  • Wujiazui builds $6bn orderbook
    Nanjing's relative newcomer has long list of bulkers and containerships due for delivery up to 2012.
  • Fearless Fulford
    Clarkson's chief executive snaps up company stock, despite concerns over Sovcomflot legal threat.
  • Maersk and Hamburg team up
    Liner firms to start a new service between the US east coast and New Zealand and Australia.
  • OSG in it for the long haul
    US-listed tanker owner's boss says judging OSG spin-off by its trading price doesn't make sense.

American Shipperweb site
MARCH 20, 2008
  • Maersk pulling out of U.S./East Coast South America trade
  • ELAA now has all top 20 ocean carriers
  • China Shipping suspending Asia/Med loop as Chinese exports dip
  • Shipping industry facing more regional regulation
  • MSC to increase U.S. inbound BAFs from some European countries
  • Lonrho increases holding in SAILS
  • FedEx profits erode 6% in 3rd quarter
  • Lufthansa Cargo's operating profit up 66%
  • Great Wall Airlines adds Tianjin to network
  • NWA Cargo hikes fuel surcharge
  • British Airways World Cargo increasing fuel surcharge
  • CN outlines spending plans in 2008
  • Forward Air completes acquisition
  • Vietnam's furniture industry accused of using illegal timber
  • DHL lands record automotive logistics contract with Jaguar, Land Rover
  • BIS starts online export compliance training
  • Developer plans project near New York airport
  • U.S. Army's top logistics officer earns third star
  • Rohrmann to join Panalpina board
  • SEKO expands in New York, Virginia
  • Ocean carriers and SoCal ports announce low-sulfur fuel subsidy program
  • Iranian ports fail security standard

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
MARCH 20, 2008
  • Broström takes delivery of product tanker
    Broström has taken delivery of the product tanker Bro Agnes, 17,000 DWT. The vessel is the second of three Broström vessels in a series of six being built in Tuzla, Turkey, in partnership with D'nya Shipping of Istanbul. The Bro ...
  • Riverdance declared a constructive total loss
    Seatruck Ferries' ro-ro cargo vessel Riverdance, 6,040 GT and built 1977, has been declared a constructive total loss. The parties UK Maritime Coastguard Agency, the UK secretary of state salvage representative, insurers and the salvage company Smit International took ...
  • Kopernik replaces Mikolaj Kopernik
    Euroafrica Shipping Lines Ltd. has decided to replace the oldest ferry on the Swinoujscie to Ystad run, the Mikolaj Kopernik, at the end of March. The old vessel will be replaced by the Kopernik which currently is berthed in Szszecin ...

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MARCH 20, 2008
  • Carnival fuel prediction over $500
    Financial results under pressure as bunker costs keep rising.
  • Crude, bunkers slump further
    $20 knocked off Rotterdam fuel oil values in two days as crude sentiment turns.
  • Bunker market report from Praxis
  • Ukraine seeks 1.4 billion spill compensation
    Wants Russia to pay damages following Kerch Strait fuel oil pollution.
  • Catfines spike observed in ARA region
    Viswa Lab reports sudden increase in average values since February with four off-spec cases in March.
  • Port fuel incentives won't replace new rules
    Subsidy scheme of limited duration and California plans main engine fuel restrictions.
  • Rotterdam quiet, prompt supply tight
  • Oil removal starts on sunken tanker
    Tanker carrying 1,700 tonnes of fuel oil sank off Vietnam's central coast earlier this month.
  • IMO and EU communications continue
    EU supportive of international ship emission regulations, but ready to act alone.
  • EMSA looking for more oil spill recovery vessels
    Applications wanted by the end of April as agency seeks to strengthen cover in the Black and North Seas.
  • Industry supports ports' fuel plan
    PMSA coming in behind proposal to subsidise distillate fuel.
  • Rollercoaster week for crude
    Prices down again Wednesday after DOE report shows dip in US demand.
  • Poll: Emissions trading a 'useful option'
    Industry supporting pollution reducing initiative despite IMO snub.
  • Bunker market report from Praxis
  • New Kingston oil spill 'not bunkers'
    Local authority says frequency of spills points to need for review of procedures.
  • KazMunayGas acquires Batumi port and oil terminal
    KazMunayGaz now owns all oil facilities along with container and dry/general bulk cargo berths.
  • Rotterdam market still firm
  • PetroChina buys cargo for blending
    A961 grade bought to counterbalance influx of high-viscosity and high density Western cargoes.

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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