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18:11 GMT+2
May 4, 2009
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Maersk may sell passenger ferry unit
    AP Moeller-Maersk A/S, Denmark's biggest company, is in talks to sell its passenger ferry operator to focus on returning its container division to profit and expanding oil activities.
  • Kuwait group drops plan to buy Manila shipping firm
    UNABLE to raise funds from a recession-hit debt market, Kuwait-linked KGLI-NM Holdings Inc has backed out from a deal to buy out the Philippine's largest and oldest shipping company, Aboitiz Transport System (ATS).
  • Baltic Dry Index up 1.1% on rising steel prices
    The Baltic Dry Index, a gauge of world trade, gained for a second day on speculation that rising steel prices will spur demand for iron ore.

Sched Netweb site
  • HK exports 'better, but not good' as March exports slide 19pc
  • YICT launches Yantian to Xiaolan barge express
  • Horizon Lines suffers first quarter loss of US$10 million
  • China Merchants Zhangzhou Terminal, Wanhai offer service
  • China port uptick in March from stimulus-funded coal buys: expert
  • Zimbabwe to build inland port near Harare International Airport
  • Sino-International Forwarder Conference held June 11-14
  • Breakbulk Europe conference held in Antwerp May 26-28
  • DHL adds Boeing 747-400F to Hong Kong- Singapore route
  • First quarter Chongqing Airport export volume falls 27pc
  • AirBridgeCargo Airlines honoured with Wings of Russia award

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Scrapping of single-hull & aged vessels may cause VLCC rates to double in Oct.-Dec.
  • Greatship takes delivery of AHTSV
  • Exports decelerate by 33 pc in March
  • Exports may pick up only in 2010-11, feels Pillai
  • Soft credit for exporters continues till October
  • Fieo chief pleads for export credit at least at 7pc
  • Sensitive goods imports surge by 30.5 pc in April-Feb 2008-09
  • Spanish naval frigate makes friendly maiden call at Mumbai Port
  • Arshiya overcomes challenging year to post excellent results all round
  • Officials find stimulus packages beginning to yield results
  • D. B. Group India moves into new headquarters
  • Capt P. V. K. Mohan re-elected President of Force Congress
  • GDL posts positive growth in profits & revenue in 2008-09

Maritime Global Netweb site
MAY 1, 2009
  • Hamburg Sud and Hapag-Lloyd continue Atlantic link-up, Sud drops solo route
  • ABS has strong 2008
  • AP Moller-Maersk in talks over Norfolkline
  • Panama Canal drops fees

Marine Logweb site
MAY 3, 2009
  • Credit crunch kills contract for advanced MPV
  • Vinyard takes SCA chair

World Wide Shipperweb site
MAY 1, 2009
  • Allegiant Air set to begin Bellingham to Los Angeles flights
  • Rail freight traffic count drops down during week
  • Crowley aids employees in TWIC credential process
  • Port of Tacoma talks 'change' at annual breakfast meeting
  • Potential bidders take tour of Panama Canal project site

Lloyd's Listweb site
MAY 1, 2009
  • ACP offers short term relief to boxlines
    PANAMA Canal Authority to offer limited concession to show "sensitivity to customer needs".
  • Panama Canal resists pressure for a cut in tolls
  • ABS boss sees "silver lining in gathering clouds"
    IMPENDING contraction in newbuilding activity offers "opportunity to chart a new course", says Robert Somerville.
  • US Shipping outlines bankruptcy plan details
    US Shipping able to hold on to its $15m cash balance through the bankruptcy period.

Fairplayweb site
MAY 1, 2009
  • LNG market seen up 7% a year
    THE GLOBAL market for LNG will expand by 7% a year until 2020 despite the recession, the Australian producer Woodside Energy predicted today
  • Nine held in cruise drug case
    BARCELONA police have smashed a smuggling ring that allegedly used cruise ships to transport cocaine from Brazil to Spain, Spanish police announced today
  • Panama unveils transit relief
    THE PANAMA Canal Authority will implement temporary measures to reduce some transit costs through 30 September
  • Termination fees hit DryShips
    DRYSHIPS has reported $101.8M in first-quarter losses, driven by cancellation costs and a sharp drop-off in rates
  • Economou bullish on prospects
    DRYSHIPS chairman George Economou cited positive signs today on both supply and demand and offered assurances on his company's yet-to-be finalised covenant waivers
  • Rise seen in shipping accidents
    DNV SAID today losses from navigational shipping accidents continued to increase last year, which confirmed its prediction of February 2008
  • Alabama master in ship arms plea
    MAERSK Alabama captain Richard Phillips has publicly advocated arming ranking officers aboard vessels transiting piracy-prone waters

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MAY 1, 2009
  • U.S. Shipping Partners Files Chapter 11
  • Trade Rep. Touts Intellectual Property
  • May Day Rally Canceled
  • Houston to Receive $98.3M in Stimulus
  • Global Ship Lease to Amend Credit Terms
  • Grimaldi Group Ro-Ro Service Begins at Port of Boston
  • 10 Tips to Choosing the Right Dispatch Solution
  • KCS Monitors Flu, Shipments Go On
  • Short Line Traffic Hits Low for Year
  • Corps of Engineers to Spend $4.6B on Stimulus Projects
  • A.P. Moller-Maersk in Talks to Sell Norfolkline
  • Maersk Hikes Asia-Latin America Rates
  • Heathrow Cargo Falls 14.6 Percent
  • Manufacturing Index Jumps in April
  • Factory Shipment Decline Hits Longest Streak in March
  • Mexico Begins Swine Flu Shutdown
  • Covenant Transport Loses Less in 1Q
  • Asia-Australia Lines Hike Surcharges
  • APM Terminals Joins Congo Terminal Group
  • Panama Canal to Cut Some Tolls in June

Containerisation Internationalweb site
MAY 1, 2009
  • Virus upon virus
    Just as confidence started seeping back into global bourses, and the shipping industry began to eagerly anticipate the prospect of a slow recovery, a swine flu pandemic is threatening to derail this fragile progress and stymie globalisation. Yesterday (April 30), the UN's World Health Organisation (WHO) raised the alert level to category five - one level short of a full pandemic.
  • Cosco's 2008 profit plunge
  • Gothenburg to be privatised
  • Swine flu setback for US exports
  • APM T to invest in Congo Terminal
  • Panama Canal launches customer cost saving plan

TradeWindsweb site
MAY 1, 2009
  • Tropical defies
    Caribbean liner player Tropical Shipping posts increase in operating income despite fall in revenue.
  • Turkish attack
    Pirates fire on Turkish boxship an incredible 1,150 nautical miles off the East African coast.
  • Nord Whale sold
    Greek interests said to have purchased Norden's supramax bulker Nord Whale for $24.5m.
  • Saldanha freed
    Economou confirms release by pirates and says DryShips could cancel another vessel deal but also could raise
  • Emarat ship sold?
    Brokers say Emarat Maritime's handymax Dubai Guardian has found a new home for $17m.
  • Canal reprieve
    Panama Canal Authority reduces fees for ship transits to help "clients mitigate the effects of the current economic crisis."
  • DryShips shifting
    A $100m loss can't keep bulker owner's stock down as first quarter figures top Wall Street forecasts.
  • Unparalleled drop
    Matson Navigation suffers quarterly loss after volume drops with "no modern parallel."
  • Top brass beams
    Eitzen Group executives see earnings boosted in 2008.
  • DFDS eyes ro-ros
    Danish ferry group says it is one of potential buyers of Maersk's Norfolkline business.
  • It's quotes time
    South Park gets in on the Somali piracy game as buccaneers are left planking it by wily crew.
  • Aegean adds one
    Greek bunker player picks up tanker from Norwegian owner for undisclosed fee.
  • Dry delight
    Bulker owner Taiwan Navigation manages profit rise in first quarter as costs are slashed.
  • Size matters
    Minnows of the global chemical tanker fleet are set to recover first because of small orderbook, says DVB.
  • DryShips loses
    Greek bulker owner spends second consecutive quarter in the red, but CEO George Economou is talking tough as numbers beat forecasts.
  • Blaze kills one
    Crewman suffocates after broken fuel pipe leads to fire on Vietnam government-owned ship.
  • Losing more
    Taiwanese boxship owner Wan Hai slips to bigger loss in first quarter as costs outstrip revenues.
  • Forth's first down
    Trading down in opening quarter at UK's Forth Ports but on target to meet "challenging" year.
  • Happy 280th
    Croatia's Kraljevica shipyard celebrates its founding in 1729 as privatisation nears.
  • GSL wins waiver
    Ian Webber-led boxship owner has two months to amend $800m loan after dearth of ship valuations put covenants in question.
  • AHTS gets $10m
    Pacific Radiance of Singapore cashes in new anchor handler in deal with Global Marine Services.
  • U-Ming falls
    Taiwanese bulker owner's profit almost halves in tough first quarter.
  • Losses cut
    2008 deficit reduced at Ukrainian shipyard Izmail as revenues improve.
  • Maersk to sell
    Danish giant in talks to dispose of UK to Europe ro-ro unit Norfolkline.
  • Greek buys OSV
    Environmental Marine buys ageing standby rescue vessel from British owner.
  • More at Marenave
    German shipping trust says it is well placed this year after tankers boost earnings in 2008.
  • Zim returns six
    Israeli container line chops charters of sextet of vessels owned by controlling Ofer family.
  • Time lag
    US class society ABS is expecting a slow-down in its business from 2010 as slump in ship orders hits.
  • Courage needed
    Singapore-listed bulker player issues profit warning and expects to report a loss in the first quarter.
  • Sunk by sand
    Ro-ro goes down in St Kitts after loading five trucks filled with sand.
  • Box fight
    Hamburg Sud and South American liner operators secure arrest of containers on broken-down boxship in California.
  • Shinwa Naiko woe
    Japanese coastal bulker owner fails to escape dry bulk downturn as profits nearly evaporate.
  • Data still weak
    Ongoing global slowdown continues to depress volumes and rates at Neptune Orient Lines.

American Shipperweb site
MAY 1, 2009
  • Phillips: Military should protect U.S.-flag ships
  • Maersk looking at ferry "transaction"
  • Chan heads China marketing for GAC Shipping
  • Martinair cargo executive to plead guilty to price fixing
  • DHL expands Taipei, Incheon hubs
  • Hong Kong airport cuts landing, parking fees
  • Strike threat from Vancouver truckers
  • Mountain Valley Express adds Arizona
  • Army Corps leaves Soo Lock off stimulus project list
  • CBP to adjust "10+2" filing logs, deadline intact
  • Napolitano looks to cut fat from DHS
  • APL to overhaul Stein Mart's distribution
  • FMC reviews 52 OTI license applications
  • MSC extends Baltimore contract for 6 years
  • China hawks Shanghai as shipping hub
  • Congo container terminal overhaul begins

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MAY 1, 2009
  • Activity limited but prices firming as week ends
    380 cst fuel at a six-month high in Houston and Los Angeles.
  • Panama Canal Authority upgrades fleet
    Plans for total fleet of 46 tugs by 2014.
  • US 'no longer absent without leave'
    ECA proposal follows Europe's lead, PM control 'not a new issue'.
  • Lower bunker prices impact first quarter revenue
    Matson Navigation sees falls in freight volumes that are without 'modern parallel'.
  • Holiday hits bunker activity in European ports
    Little price movement seen, although crude oil market was firming.
  • Aegean secures its biggest tanker yet
    Plans to employ 'one of the largest bunkering tankers in the world' in UAE waters.
  • World's 'biggest' bunker barge due this month
    The first of two 22,000 dwt bunkering vessels expected in Singapore at the end of May.
  • Shipping can help combat global warming
    UK Chamber of Shipping defends industry's record on the environment.
  • Bunker spill clean-up costs nearly double
    Australian official says bill could reach $18 million.
  • Falmouth bunker spill leads to fine
    Shipping firm order to pay $15,000 for bunker spill in UK port.
  • South Korean traders grapple with slowing sales
    Oil refiners putting less marine fuel onto the market.

IBIA, the current carbon intensity indicator of the IMO penalises the bunkerage business
Submitted a proposal to change the CII ahead of the next session of the MEPC
Slight quarterly and semester growth of container traffic in the port of Algeciras
New locomotives for transalpine transport of SBB Cargo International
Munich of Bavaria
Order to Siemens Mobility
New historical record of monthly container traffic in the port of Barcelona
Also recorded new maximum spikes of quarterly and semi-annual containerized volumes
New historical record of monthly container traffic in the port of Barcelona
In the second quarter, freight traffic in the Antwerp-Zeegrugge port system grew by 4% percent.
In the second quarter, freight traffic in the Antwerp-Zeegrugge port system grew by 4% percent.
The containers were equal to almost 3.4 million teu (+ 2%)
Port of Rotterdam, in recovery of container traffic in the second quarter
Port of Rotterdam, in recovery of container traffic in the second quarter
In the second half of the year, volumes are expected to rise in other market segments.
CMA CGM accords with Google to apply artificial intelligence to group operations
Among the objectives, increase the efficiency of fleet use and containers
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Los Angeles grew by 14.4%
Los Angeles
ABB's earnings growth while falling orders
Increase in commits in the maritime, port and chemical sectors
Assiterminal, use EU ETS funds for investment in infrastructure and new equipment for port businesses
Assiterminal, use EU ETS funds for investment in infrastructure and new equipment for port businesses
The trade unions are abandoning the confrontational drift on the Ccnl.
Marsa Maroc will operate two terminals in the Beninese port of Cotonou
The business will be held together with the new public-private company Bénin Manutentions
Clerc (Maersk) : The next few months will also be characterized by a containerized hold deficiency in the face of high demand
Agreement in Bahrain to set up a shipyard recycling yard
In May, the decline of naval traffic in the Suez Canal was accentuated.
In May, the decline of naval traffic in the Suez Canal was accentuated.
The Cairo
The crossings of tankers have decreased by -41.5% and those of ships of other type by -59.4%
Cognolate is the new president of Assiterminal
CIMAC has been accredited with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization
Frankfurt am Main
General cargo ship stopped and sanctioned by the Coast Guard of Genoa
Found serious breaches of European ship recycling law
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
Training of the personnel of the shipowner group to quantum computation
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
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.
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
6.5% of the fleet in navigation is able to use alternative fuels or propulsions
It highlights SRM's "Italian Maritime Economy" report in the focus on reducing shipping emissions.
Positive the second quarter of Wärstilä
Helsinki / Trieste / Rome
Accentuated growth in the maritime segment
Launched a ro-pax of Bluferries
From the beginning of next year, he will connect Villa San Giovanni with Messina
Fincantieri-Hera agreement for the optimisation of the waste cycle
Bologna / Rome
A newco will be established. The activity will be launched at the shipyard in Monfalcone
Japan's ENEOS cedes fleet of tankers and bulk carriers to a participating newco at 80% percent from NYK
The sale does not include ships for the transportation of crude oil
EU funds for 765 million euros at new railway line-Lyon
Also funded access to the Brenner Base Tunnel
Medtruck (MSC group), agreement with trade unions on salary and rights
In the next 15 days workers will be called upon to speak out on the deal.
Inaugurated the new intermodal rail link between the Central Tuscany Interport and the Darsena Toscana Terminal
On arrival in the port of La Spezia the naval means for the construction of the new pier cruises
The Spezia
They will be used for the consolidation of the seabed and prefabrication and laying of the casks
Rhenus has inaugurated two plants near Bologna and Milan.
New branches in Castel San Pietro and Casei Gerola
In June the Port of Long Beach sets a new container traffic record for this month
Long Beach
The EIB finances 90 million of the project of the Darsena Europa of the port of Livorno
Warriors : full political and financial support for its realization
Agreement between the AdSP of the Central Adriatic and the State Police for the prevention and contrast of cyber crimes
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
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Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
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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 Tomaso Cognolato
Roma, 17 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
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