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17:50 GMT+2
May 7, 2009
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • PSA, Wharf put projects on hold: China official
    Singapore's PSA International and Wharf Holdings' container terminal unit have put on hold their multi-million dollar investment plans in container terminal projects in eastern China as the financial crisis hurts global trade, a Chinese port official said yesterday.
  • Somali pirates seize German cargo ship
    Somali pirates have hijacked a German- owned cargo ship in the Gulf of Aden, a maritime watchdog and a statement from the government of Antigua and Barbuda, where the vessel is flagged, said yesterday.

Sched Netweb site
  • Maersk hikes rates on intra Euromed, Asia-Europe routes
  • Chinese ports post 10pc March gains after months of decline
  • Charter market falls to lowest point since 2002: Alphaliner
  • Yantian Port Holdings launches investment promotion in HK
  • Prince Rupert's quarterly box volume nearly doubles, but coal down
  • MOL, FESCO liquidate agency, but start one with new name
  • Sector co-operation is key, says Peter Wong, new HAFFA chairman
  • Vietnam's Cai Lan container port receives its biggest box ship
  • Struggling Emirates Shipping Line's ties up with TSL
  • Logistics crisis mounts supplying troop surge to Afghanistan
  • Sunday Times rates Zim parent owners as eighth richest
  • China Eastern Airlines suspends Shanghai-London service
  • Cross-strait chartered cargo flight utilisation reaches 70pc
  • United cargo ton miles down 32.2pc, over all cargo off 30.7pc in April
  • All Nippon suffers US$43 million loss as operating profit drops 91pc
  • Aircraft lease talks continue between DHL and ABX

Exim Indiaweb site
  • UTI Worldwide CEO sees promising growth potential in Indian market
  • Kuehne + Nagel named best project cargo provider
  • Market share of ocean freight forwarders increasing fast, says Dr Lieb
  • New appointment at DB Schenker India
  • US moves WTO against India's boric acid import policy
  • Oilmeal exports 13 pc below USDA's earlier projections
  • Engg exports dip by 13.7 pc in 2008-09
  • Private cos allowed to export 2 m tonnes wheat from May 15
  • AP's Lepakshi handicrafts get GI status
  • American buyers highest defaulters on payments-ECGC
  • FFFAI's 19th Biennial Convention
  • Customs gives green signal for clearance of imported metal scrap
  • Port federations seek dialogue with MoS
  • India becomes 3rd after US & Canada to move double-stack high-cube boxes
  • EEPC urges RBI to link BPLR of banks with repo rate
  • IMF sees Indian economy recovering by year-end
  • Manufacturing sector bounces back on growth path-survey
  • Rs 9,000 cr. in loans given to MSMEs, says official

International Transport Journalweb site
MAY 5, 2009
  • DSV also runs into difficulty in Q1/2009
    The Danish transport and logistics corporation DSV, based in Brøndby (near Copenhagen), increased its turnover by 10.9% in the first quarter of this year, from DKK 8.52 billio...
  • Aramex signs contract in Palestine
    The Middle East-based CEP, forwarding and logistics service provider Aramex has signed an agreement with Wataniya Mobile, one of the region's new mobile telecommunications operator...
  • Gefco wins Delphi Pinnacle Award 2009
    The US company Delphi, a world leader in mobile electronics, transportation components and systems technology, has singled out the French logistics group Gefco as the first Europea...
  • A.P. Moller-Maersk Group reduces CO2 emissions by 9%
    The A.P. Moller-Maersk Group is diminishing its impact on the climate and reported a 9% drop in carbon dioxide emissions in 2008 compared to the previ...
  • Khorfakkan achieves 279 moves per hour with "CMA CGM Pelleas"
    The Gulftainer-operated port of Khorfakkan in Sharjah (United Arab Emirates) truly cemented its position as the number one port in the region with regards to productivity...
  • A new project and heavylift specialist in Germany
    A new German shipping line, Baris Schifffahrtsgesellschaft mbH, officially started business on 1 May. Its director is Ralf Maehmel, who is also the founder and majority s...
  • First BBC Chartering vessel makes maiden call at port of San Francisco's pier 80 marine terminal
    The "BBC England", a 10,380 dwt general cargo carrier operated by BBC Chartering, recently made its maiden call at the port of San Francisco's Pier 80 marine terminal to discharge ...
  • Emirates receives further B777
    The US aircraft manufacturer Boeing delivered the 75th B777 to Emirates Airlines at the end of April. It is a B777-300ER.

Maritime Global Netweb site
MAY 6, 2009
  • Italian frigate thwarts two attacks
  • EU freezes Hellenic Register for 17 months
  • Pavlidis avoids indictment
  • Odfjell slides into the red

Marine Logweb site
MAY 6, 2009
  • Donjon to remove wreck off Gibraltar
  • New MAN B&W engine passes milestone

World Wide Shipperweb site
MAY 6, 2009
  • Study finds Puget Sound ports have lowest carbon footprint
  • Everett wharf developer late on in-lieu-of-rent payment
  • Ambassadors International plans to sell Marine Group
  • Alaska Marine Highway inks new Bellingham lease
  • Alaska Airlines adding Seattle, Portland flights

Lloyd's Listweb site
MAY 6, 2009
  • New York registration no good in New Orleans, says Rule B expert
    REGISTRATION in New York will not protect foreign shipowners from having their ships or bunkers attached or arrested in other US ports.
  • An A-Z of Rule B
  • DnB Nor sticks to $153m writedown forecast
    WORLD'S second largest shipping bank predicts writedowns in the ship finance portfolio could reach $153.1m in 2009.
  • STX Europe seeks fresh funds as orders slump
    SHIPBUILDER has to replace existing credit facilities to pay bonds and loans in a tight market for new finance.

Fairplayweb site
MAY 6, 2009
  • Pirates seize escorted ship
    A GERMAN-owned ship with 11 crew members has been seized by pirates from within a warship-escorted convoy in the Gulf of Aden transit corridor, EU naval forces reported today
  • STX Europe's results drop
    NORWAY'S STX Europe today reported a huge drop in income for this year first quarter
  • Russians fight over port shares
    A BITTER fracas is continuing between two powerful Russian companies over a 20% shareholding in Vostochny's port in the Russian Far East, government and company officials have told Fairplay
  • H&W's profits surge 500%
    HARLAND & Wolf is celebrating today the wisdom of abandoning shipbuilding, with pre-tax profits jumping more than 500% in 2008 from 2007 figures
  • Ferry relaunch delayed
    AN IRISH-LED co-operative has postponed the planned relaunch of Swansea/Cork ferry services until 2010
  • Timecharters tied to Diana drop
    LOWER profits reported today by Diana Shipping show how the slump is harming companies with conservative timecharter strategies
  • Russian port to open this year
    RUSSIA'S government-owned crude pipeline company Transneft will start loading oil tankers at Kozmino, the newest Russian oil port to be opened, as soon as December

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MAY 6, 2009
  • National Launches Afghanistan Flights
  • TransGroup Expands with Arizona Center
  • Big Rails Cut 2,000 More Jobs
  • Frozen Food Express Loses $6.1M
  • National Retail Systems Opens Distribution Center
  • Gal-Tex Pilots File for Rate Increase
  • Port of Galveston to Get $40M in Stimulus
  • Transfennica Returns to Jacksonville
  • Truck Orders Fall in April
  • Furniture Imports Take a Hit
  • USPS Loses $1.9 Billion
  • Charter Rates Plumb New Lows
  • Pirates Seize German Cargo Ship, Again
  • Pacer Shifts Execs in Restructuring
  • NITL Backs New Maritime Liability Rules
  • Deutsche Post DHL Profit Plunged 95 Percent
  • Shipowner Urges Arming Against Pirates
  • Maersk Hikes Rates on Several European Trades

Containerisation Internationalweb site
MAY 6, 2009
  • Charleston secures new five-year deal from MSC
  • Algerian operations to benefit from DP World training
  • Vancouver container truck issue resolved
  • German cargo ship hijacked within convoy
  • Menlo Logistics secures new contracts

TradeWindsweb site
MAY 6, 2009
  • TBS in the red
    Tweendecker and bulker owners slumps to first-quarter loss after "devastating" effects of economic decline.
  • Iron more
    Analyst says China's iron ore import record in April could be a negative for shipping.
  • Cal Dive for sale
    Profits shrink at offshore player Helix Energy, as executives say they are seeking sale of majority stake in dive support owner Cal Dive.
  • Oops
    In WebTV video, pirates filmed off Somalia after going after French naval vessel.
  • GulfMark sues
    Offshore vessel owner files federal lawsuit against Bender Shipbuilding, as OSG reveals details of its cancellations.
  • Log-In logs loss
    Brazilian containership owner and logistics player slumps to a first-quarter loss even as shipping volumes improved.
  • Almezaan freed
    No ransom reportedly paid for release of ship with Somali-owned cargo snatched at the weekend.
  • STX in red
    Redundancy costs and unrealised currency reversals expand STX Europe's losses in "unsatisfactory" first quarter.
  • Diana dips
    New York-listed bulker owner's first quarter profit cut, but company says it's well-placed in downturn.
  • Farewell Prince
    Fred Olsen is selling its veteran cruiseship Black Prince into Venezuela this autumn.
  • Transocean slips
    Write-downs, other charges and falling revenue lead profits at US-listed rig and drillship owner to drop by 18%.
  • Bocimar smash
    Up to eight killed as Belgian bulker involved in incident with fishing vessel at the Chinese port of Rizhao.
  • Spill bill grows
    Queensland government to pursue Swire Shipping for entire Pacific Adventurer clean-up cost.
  • German ship held
    German-owned and managed vessel snatched in Gulf of Aden, Korean ship escapes.
  • $50m deal axed
    Solstad's Singapore unit sees technical issues put pay to lucrative term charter with Petroleum Marine Services.
  • Record low
    Taiwan's big three box ports handled 23% less cargo in first quarter as trade tails off.
  • Bridge broken
    Barge being pushed by tug hits Illinois River span in US, closing it indefinitely.
  • Uglands up
    Record year in 2008 for Norwegian shuttle tanker and bulker player, and 2009 looking good too.
  • Wharf smashed
    Probe starts into how bulker Accolade II hit and destroyed loading facility at Klein Point, Australia.
  • Sevan sinks
    Jan Erik Tveteraas-led FPSO player posts $36.9m loss in first quarter as its falls well short of market expectations.
  • Safe haven?
    Sri Lanka gets security clearance to lay-up vessels at Colombo anchorage, with Trincomalee also in the frame.
  • 'Give us guns'
    Liberty boss Philip Shapiro says ships need to carry guns to help crew fend off pirate attacks.
  • OSG to the rescue
    Brand new aframax plucks three Britons on emissions-free voyage from battered eco-boat off Ireland.
  • Cruise all-clear
    No swine flu found on Star Cruises vessel in Thailand after passenger quarantined with viral illness.
  • Storage over?
    Spot market could soon be flooded with VLCCs as traders mull selling stored crude.
  • Ferry late
    Relaunch of Cork-Swansea service delayed until 2010 after ship purchase takes longer than expected.
  • Nearly there
    Davie Yards in Canada has sold $14.4m of its $20m share issue as it continues to secure cash for its future.
  • New Med service
    French liner group CMA CGM to launch new route linking northern Europe with Greece and Turkey.

American Shipperweb site
MAY 6, 2009
  • Lautenberg: Bold action needed to protect merchant ships
  • Investor seeks TUI chair, Hapag-Lloyd sale probe
  • Hyundai to join Maersk-CMA transpacific services
  • UPS expands presence in India, Philippines
  • Singapore shifts Hyderabad service to sister airline
  • Agility 1st quarter profit up despite lower volume
  • FDA finalizes prior notice food import guidelines
  • Curves goes with Menlo down under
  • BIFA supports call to end retroactive port fees
  • MSC in deal with Port of Charleston

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
MAY 6, 2009
  • Wrist Group takes over Norwegian business
    Wrist Ship Supply has purchased its third foreign competitor this year after a record high profit in the previous year. In 2008 the Wrist Group reported a turnover of DKK
  • Finnish bulker Kontula to be sold
    The Finnish shipping company ESL Shipping Oy will sell its oldest vessel Kontula. The ice strengthened 31,850 DWT geared bulk carrier was built by W'rtsil' Turku shipyard in 1980. The
  • German bulk carrier hijacked
    A German owned and managed bulk carrier was hijacked in the Gulf of Aden 120 nautical miles north of Boosaaso in Somalia, yesterday afternoon. The vessel's identity has not been
  • Odfjell reports loss in Q1
    Norwegian Odfjell reports a net loss of USD 8 million in the first quarter of 2008, compared to a profit of USD 15 million in corresponding period last year. The
  • Maersk reduces CO2 emissions
    Maersk Group reduced its CO2 emissions by nine per cent in 2008. This represents a reduction of five million tons of CO2 and has been achieved through reduced speed and
  • Sri Lanka targets lay-up market
    Sri Lanka is trying to profit from the economic downturn by positioning itself as a lay-up nation. "We have got clearance from the security authorities now to lay up
  • US pressures for increased security measures on board vessels
    The US Department of Defense proposes increased security on board commercial vessels transiting the Gulf of Aden to protect them from being hijacked. About 78 percent of the pirate attacks
  • Hellenic Register received grace period by EU
    The EU Commission has granted Hellenic Register of Shipping, HRS, limited recognition with substantial restrictions. The approval runs for 17 months, and if HRS fails to meet improvement demands in

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MAY 6, 2009
  • IOC launches 380 supply at Chennai
    Unique weekly pricing as supplier aims to offer competitive bunkering alternative.
  • European prices continue to firm
    Rotterdam market very quiet.
  • Wrist Group sees record profits
    CEO says biggest risk in current financial climate is customers' ability to pay.
  • Crude extends gains after DOE report
    US oil inventory report less bearish than expected.
  • Algeciras posts 14.5% drop in throughput
    Only oil import to local refinery grows in first quarter.
  • Swire facing $18 million bill
    Shipping company will be asked to pay entire costs of bunker spill clean-up.
  • Bunker prices in Asia still firming
    Demand below average at most key ports.
  • Dan-Bunkering opens Singapore office
    The new office aims to expand market share in the region.
  • Asia's May fuel oil cargoes down 15%
    June arbitrage volumes could be even lower.
  • Oil prices to rise 'only in 2011'
    Spare capacity pressing down prices; $62 per barrel average in 2010.
  • Noble trades first gasoline cargo in Singapore
    Takes up clean storage space and plans to start physical fuel oil trading.
  • ITOPF appoints new head
    Dr Tosh Moller retires as managing director.
  • Bunker hedge loss hits Odfjell
    Posts loss in first quarter and predicts similar results going forward.
  • Hong Kong warns of typhoon season
    Bunkering operations are typically disrupted when a typhoon hits.

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
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
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
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 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
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
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