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May 6, 2009
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • US transport industry hunkers down
    THERE have been recent signs the US economy may be stabilising after a deep dive, offering hope a recovery could be on the horizon.
  • Fight against piracy needs land effort too
    The fight against piracy must involve efforts on land and at sea, the US Navy's top officer said on Monday, saying the issue was more complex than just putting arms on commercial ships.
Strait Talk
  • Protect seafarers from Aids
    LAST week, this column touched on the perils of seafarers drinking too much on trips ashore - or at least the implications for ships' masters. Today, it looks like something else that kills seafarers is much less talked about: Aids.

The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • US transport industry hunkers down
    THERE have been recent signs the US economy may be stabilising after a deep dive, offering hope a recovery could be on the horizon.
  • Fight against piracy needs land effort too
    The fight against piracy must involve efforts on land and at sea, the US Navy's top officer said on Monday, saying the issue was more complex than just putting arms on commercial ships.
Strait Talk
  • Protect seafarers from Aids
    LAST week, this column touched on the perils of seafarers drinking too much on trips ashore - or at least the implications for ships' masters. Today, it looks like something else that kills seafarers is much less talked about: Aids.

Sched Netweb site
  • Hamburg Sud shakes up Europe-North Atlantic services
  • Norfolk wins first call on CKYH Far East service
  • Fujian port volume up 6.6pc in first quarter, but Xiamen slides
  • Ocean freight forwarders become increasingly important
  • Bookbridge turns to EES as agent for Singapore
  • India third after US, Canada to double stack high-cube boxes on rail cars
  • IMCL launches Gdansk-Rotterdam/Hamburg weekly feeder
  • Heathrow cargo falls 14.6pc in first quarter
  • Korean Air expands China network with two new services
  • 'K' Line Logistics fights US$93.5 million air cargo price-fixing fine
  • Continental Airlines cargo down 22.4pc in April, passengers down 3.4pc
  • Aeroflot quarterly operating results decline 13.4pc

Exim Indiaweb site
  • IMO's new convention on ship recycling in sight
  • GE Shipping delivers Jag Payal to buyers
  • Logistics rides high with private equity
  • Boxtrans Logistics does quick job for M&M
  • Reducing ship costs
  • Baltic Dry Index moves up by 1.1 pc on rising steel prices
  • Seoul takes India before WTO on steel import curbs
  • Chinese nylon tyrecord fabrics to attract dumping duty for 5 more years
  • Onion MEP cut by $40/tonne
  • Fieo taking part in TIBCO-2009 fair at Bucharest in June
  • Tea re-exporters strike perfect blend & imports soar
  • Nathu La hums with trading activity again
  • Export demand pulls up Basmati prices
  • Chinese auto parts may attract dumping duty
  • Dumping duty on phosphoric acid proposed
  • Port Pipavav achieves new operational benchmarks
  • GMB alerts ports on H1N1 virus entry
  • KDS begins new fiscal with highest-ever monthly box throughput
  • Cabinet Secy takes up issue of service tax repayment to exporters
  • Inflation rate inches up

International Transport Journalweb site
MAY 4, 2009
  • Von Bergen SA opens new logistics centre
    Von Bergen SA, a transport and logistics service provider based in Cr't-du-Locle near La Chaux-de-Fonds (CH), recently phased in a new logistics centre in Domdidier (canton Freibur...
  • Norbert Dentressangle reports declines sales and earnings
    The French transport and logistics service provider Norbert Dentressangle reported that its sales and earnings in Q1/2009 were lower than those in the like-for-like time frame in 2...
  • Global Logistics Experts established
    The creation of GLExperts.com was finalised in April. There were twelve founding members in eight different countries. It is envisaged to limit the number of members to about 30. T...
  • Aramex Q1 net profit rises by 19%
    The Middle East-based CEP, forwarding and logistics service provider Aramex announced net profits of AED 43.1 million for the three-month period ending 31 March 2009, an increase o...
  • Port of Prince Rupert: total tonnage drops by 24.5%
    Throughput at Canada's Port of Prince Rupert fell from 3.07 million t in Q1/2008 to 2.3 million t for the same three months this year, and represents a drop of 24.5%.&nbs...
  • First GL seminar for hazmat experts
    The new IMO-convention for the safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships aims to prevent hazardous working conditions and to ensure environmental protection during ship rec...
  • Shipowners welcome recommended port regulation in state of Victoria
    "SAL members welcomed the draft report of the Victorian Essential Services Commission which recommended a continuation of price regulation for shipping channel services provided at...
  • Liebherr shows strengths
    After the delivery of nine mobile harbour cranes (MHCs) to Kuwait-based Al Ghanim & Al Majid Logistics Group at the end of last year, the German crane manufacturer Liebherr announc...

Maritime Global Netweb site
MAY 5, 2009
  • NAT sees profits drop even as it buys suezmax
  • French navy captures 11 confused pirates
  • ISSA slates late payments
  • Contship shuffles Italian pack

Marine Logweb site
MAY 5, 2009
  • Big cat starts delivery voyage
  • Liberty Maritime CEO to Congress: Remove obstacles to arming vessels
  • Tax incentives for taking antipiracy measures?
  • OSG promotes Blackley

Lloyd's Listweb site
MAY 5, 2009
  • EU slaps 17-month block on Hellenic Register
    COMPANY banned from classing new ships while it attempts to save its status as a recognised organisation.
  • Hellenic Register faces EU block
  • SFS and Kuwait Finance House to launch Shariah fund
    FUND aims to raise $150m to invest "high quality and modern vessels".
  • Somali piracy moves up international agenda
    RUSSIAN president Dmitry Medvedev, top US naval officers and Nippon Foundation offer suggestions to tackle scourge.

Fairplayweb site
MAY 5, 2009
  • Liberty demands shipboard arms
    LIBERTY Maritime president Philip Shapiro today urged Congress to allow US-flag vessels to arm crew or contract armed security teams in pirate-infested waters
  • CSAV lines for sale?
    SPECULATION is mounting that Chilean carrier CSAV may be ready to sell off its Companhia Libra de Navegacao and CSAV Norasia lines to help reduce costs and debt
  • US urges Jones Act sentences
    NEW COURT filings have revealed the likely prison terms of four ex-Jones Act container carrier executives involved in an anti-trust conspiracy in the US-Puerto Rico trade
  • Warsaw to revise yard plan
    A REVISED restructuring plan for Poland's Gdansk yard will be submitted to the EC in the coming days, treasury minister Aleksander Grad told reporters today
  • Russia suggests a pirate court
    RUSSIAN President Dmitry Medvedev has reportedly proposed creating an international court to try piracy suspects
  • Eurogate stands firm on fees
    GERMAN terminal operator Eurogate is rejecting pressure from container carriers to cut box handling rates, chairman Emanuel Schiffer said today
  • Precious profits drop
    PRECIOUS Shipping, operator of Handysize bulkers, has reported a drop in net profits for the first quarter, even though its earnings per day of $14,485 beat its own predictions

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MAY 5, 2009
  • U.S. Airlines' Cargo Falls 21.1 Percent
  • Former DOT Counsel Rejoins Law Firm
  • Mobile Phone Shipments Decline 15.8 Percent
  • MSC Signs Five-Year Pact with Charleston
  • Retailer Stein Mart Revamps Distribution Network
  • Union Pacific Cuts Fuel, Targets Emissions
  • Atlas Air Profit Surges
  • UPS Expands Customer Support in Asia
  • BAA Loss Widens Nearly Six Fold
  • Tokyo Container Trade Flat in December
  • Panama Elects Martinelli President
  • Maersk Calls for Secure Somali Sea Lane
  • A.P. Moller-Maersk Group Cuts Emissions
  • Swift Speeds Payments, Cash Flow
  • Agility's Revenue Falls, Profit Rises
  • FreightCar Net Rises as Sales Plummet
  • West Coast Ports Make Lowest Carbon Footprint: Study
  • Charleston Prepares Final Offer for Maersk

Containerisation Internationalweb site
MAY 5, 2009
  • Maersk cuts emissions by 9%
  • American Commercial takes USD5.5 million Q1 hit
  • The sun shines for Cory Bros
  • Markets shrug off swine flu: uptick continues
  • Matson cargo crash hits A&B's Q1 09 results

TradeWindsweb site
MAY 5, 2009
  • Casualty file
    In weekly WebTV roundup, pirates mistake a French warship for a commercial vessel, and a fire aboard a Vietnamese general cargoship kills one.
  • New Med service
    French liner group CMA CGM to launch new route linking northern Europe with Greece and Turkey.
  • Finaval ship saved
    Italian navy comes to the rescue of the aframax Neverland during pirate attack.
  • Up and down
    Shipping economist's index fleets show 4.1% resale value improvement for bulkers in the last month, but tanker values fell by 7.7%.
  • Jail time proposed
    US prosecutors propose between 33 and 57 months of prison in US-flag antitrust case and suggest more could be charged.
  • Odfjell in red
    Negative numbers from its parcel tanker unit push Oslo-listed shipowner to a first quarter loss.
  • Navios prices
    Navios Maritime Partners share offering fetches $10.32 per share price, potentially grossing $41.5m.
  • Bumps in the wind
    Wind causes crash between a heavy-lifter and a bulker in Brazil's port of Santos, but a products tanker escapes unscathed.
  • Insurer logs profit
    New York marine insurer Nymagic turns around last year's first-quarter losses after shifting investment policies.
  • Deaths down
    AP Moller-Maersk records 20 fatalities in 2008 down from 27 in the previous 12 months. Emissions fall by 9%.
  • Solvang less red
    Norwegian gas ship owner cuts first-quarter loss but makes loss and warns of uncertain year ahead.
  • Offshore account
    Cypriot investment house SFS teaming with Kuwaiti bank to offer sharia-compliant fund targeting offshore sector.
  • NAT down
    Bermuda-based tanker owner sees first quarter profit slip, but eyes further acquisitions in buyer's market.
  • Ofer honoured
    What does the 87-year-old shipping magnate now have in common with Winston Churchill and the Duke of Edinburgh?
  • Suezmax swoop
    Herbjorn Hansson's Nordic American Tanker picks up 2002-built vessel for $57m, its sixteenth ship.
  • Wrist buys again
    Danish ship supplier makes third acquisition in six months as it adds Norway's Torkellsen to group.
  • Trico slumps
    US offshore giant posted red ink in the first quarter as each of its units reports negative operating figures.
  • Sydney shutdown
    Seven-hour halt for Sydney Ferries as workers vote on new bargaining agreement.
  • PGS staff strike
    Workers at Jon Erik Reinhardsen-led offshore player kick-off month long action after company refuses to bow to union's salary demands.
  • Easter boost
    Holiday period helps boost passenger numbers at Estonian ferry player, but cargo volumes down.
  • Navios to offer
    Earlier purchase of capesize newbuilding from parent sees Navios Maritime Partners offer shares.
  • ADP falls
    Danish ports manager endures less profitable 2008 as oil volumes dip.
  • Precious stutters
    Thai shipowner sees profits slide by a quarter on a year ago despite locking in long-term charters.
  • Slower start
    Taiwanese bulker player Shih Wei sees first quarter profit dwindle in downturn.
  • Making hay
    Seanergy Maritime enjoys benefits of locked-in charters, but the party is set to end come September.

American Shipperweb site
MAY 5, 2009
  • COSCO loses $490 million in 1st quarter
  • China Shipping to solo on all-water service
  • Matson volume decline leads to 1st quarter loss
  • Ogiermann named TIACA chairman
  • MAC Cargo Handling formed
  • CN reaches another EJ&E mitigation deal
  • Slow start for Great Lakes limestone
  • Targeting system helps CBP stop pest threat
  • U.S. certifies shrimp-shipping countries
  • TransGroup opens Nogales logistics center
  • NOLA opens bridge over Industrial Canal
  • Panama Canal will cut some fees this summer
  • Ag group praises Long Beach expansion plan

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
MAY 5, 2009
  • 50 must leave Port of Göteborg
    After negotiations with the union Transportarbetareförbundet, the Port of Göteborg has decided to lay off 50 of the 155 persons given notice in February. About 40 employees have accepted pension
  • Mærsk to sell Norfolkline
    A. P. Møller-Mærsk Group is in the process of selling off its subsidiary Norfolkline, which operates passenger-ferry services between the UK and the Continent and the UK and
  • Container rates at historic low
    Container vessel rates hit an historic low in April when the Alphaliner charter index dropped to 43 points, well below the previous low point of 57 points in 2002. According
  • Stena profit down
    In 2008, sales in the in the Stena group increased to SEK 26.5 billion compared with SEK 22.4 billion in 2007. At the same time, the annual report
  • Panama fears swine flu
    The Panama Port Authority has introduced a number of measures to tackle the spread of the H1N1 swine flu virus, reports Lloyd's List. Ships transiting the Panama Canal will now

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MAY 5, 2009
  • Low-sulphur fuel rule full steam ahead
    California Air Resources Board talks to Bunkerworld about feasibility of using MGO and MDO.
  • Fujairah pipeline project ready in less than two years
    Pipeline bringing crude oil to UAE bunker hub will load first tanker in January 2011.
  • Bunker prices in North Europe firm
    Southern Europe prices mainly steady.
  • St. Petersburg fuel oil transshipments rise
    Throughput at oil terminals bucks overall port trend.
  • Total in fuel oil deal
    French oil major Total is reported to be strengthening its presence in the Singapore fuel oil market.
  • Maersk Group cuts CO2 emissions by 9%
    Reduced fuel consumption on ships major factor behind improvement.
  • Singapore, HK bunker prices at six-month high
    Asian bunker prices continue to firm with cargo values up.
  • Marine industry facing long road to recovery
    Shipping could take longer than other sectors to recover from credit and liquidity crisis, say industry insiders.
  • Topoil welcomes sales manager
    Says new team member will help Topoil become 'even stronger player on the Scandinavian market'.
  • Philippine team want to remove wreck by June
    Deadline of June 21 marks the first anniversary of the sinking of Princess of the Stars.
  • MSDS provision revised
    MPA highlights new recommendations for Material Safety Data Sheets.

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Slight quarterly and semester growth of container traffic in the port of Algeciras
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
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.
Anverse
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
Rotterdam
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
Marseille
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
Zurich
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
Rome
The trade unions are abandoning the confrontational drift on the Ccnl.
Marsa Maroc will operate two terminals in the Beninese port of Cotonou
Casablanca
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
Copenhagen
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
Rome
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
Genoa
Found serious breaches of European ship recycling law
European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
Brussels
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
Singapore
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
Washington
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
Klaipeda
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Thiruvananthapuram
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
Rome
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
London
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
Shack
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
Hamburg
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
Ankara
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
Lugano
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
London
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
Marseille
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
Brussels
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Papendrecht
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Brussels
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
Singapore
"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
Venice
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
Balboa
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.
Breed
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
Rome
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
Washington
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Rome
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Copenhagen
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
Genoa
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
Copenhagen
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
Athens
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
Positive the second quarter of Wärstilä
Helsinki / Trieste / Rome
Accentuated growth in the maritime segment
Launched a ro-pax of Bluferries
Athens
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
Tokyo
The sale does not include ships for the transportation of crude oil
EU funds for 765 million euros at new railway line-Lyon
Brussels
Also funded access to the Brenner Base Tunnel
Medtruck (MSC group), agreement with trade unions on salary and rights
Rome
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
Lawn
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.
Lauzac
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
Luxembourg
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
Ancona
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
Genoa
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
Milan
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
August
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
Hilden
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Nola
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
Milan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Hvidovre
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Rome
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.
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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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
Singapore
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
Rome
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
Trieste
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
Hamburg
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%
Ravenna
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Milan
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Genoa
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Athens
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
Barcelona
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
Dalian
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
Hamilton
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
Milan
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Holzwickede
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Dénia
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
Genoa
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Amsterdam
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
Cagliari
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
Genoa
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
Genoa
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
Hamilton
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
Genoa
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
Reflights
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
PORTS
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
DATABASE
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
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.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Tomaso Cognolato
Roma, 17 luglio 2024
››› File
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
Rostock
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
Genoa
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
Oslo
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
Hamburg
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
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
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
Rome
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
Genoa
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Rome
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Tokyo
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
Ravenna
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
Ravenna
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
Memphis
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
Genoa
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Ancona
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Rome
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
Tokyo
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Rome
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
Geneva
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
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