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16:39 GMT+2
May 8, 2009
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Prospect of shipping rate rebound dim
    A triple assault of weak consumer demand, vessel oversupply and global recession is set to keep shipping rates under pressure this year and batter any prospects of a major rebound.
  • Somali pirates hijack Dutch vessel
    Somali pirates yesterday hijacked a Dutch ship with eight crew members in the Gulf of Aden, the East African Seafarers Assistance Programme said.

Sched Netweb site
  • CMA ups Asia-Med US$200 per TEU from June 1 and July 1
  • Shenzhen Port box volume down 21pc in Q1
  • Shanghai off 25pc year on year, but up 34pc February to March
  • Cosco's new SE Asia service calls at SICT
  • CSCL doubles China to US east coast all-water service
  • MSC to call at Charleston, South Carolina until 2017
  • Maersk Line sends more ships to Da Chan Bay T1
  • UK Club: 70pc of inspected ships top rated - 6pc improvement
  • MOL installs reefer box temperature monitor in Tokyo
  • CMA CGM to launch the French Europe Med Express (FEMEX)
  • Agility posts quarterly profit of US$134 million, up 16.4pc
  • Signs show US economy stabilising after steady decline: survey
  • South Africa opens Ngqura Container Terminal in August
  • UK forwarders back Tories against Labour's port tax hike
  • Shenzhen Airlines launches Wuxi-Osaka service
  • Boeing delivers 75th 777 jet liner to Dubai's Emirates airline
  • Hainan Airlines to increase Hefei-Guangzhou service
  • Smiths Detection help air cargo firm meet TSA screening mandates
  • Hawaii Air Cargo delivers D2D cargo from mainland, Hawaii to Guam

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Bharati Shipyard gets almost 15 pc stake in Great Offshore
  • Apeejay Shipping acquires Supramax carrier
  • A.P. Moller-Maersk Group reduces CO2 emissions by 9 pc
  • ISSA highlights late payments as a major concern for ship chandlers
  • Bharati Shipyard acquires floating dock to beef up repairs & building capacity
  • Pirates should be fought on land & at sea, asserts US Admiral
  • CMA CGM announces rate 11:03 AM 5/8/2009restoration on Asia-Med trades
  • Phenomenal 74 pc growth in castor oil exports
  • USDA sees India's coffee exports rising by 21 pc
  • FTA progress reviewed with Thailand
  • Safeguard duty on HR coils sought
  • Last quarter slump may keep leather exports below fiscal target
  • Satisfied with quality norms, Saudi Arabia lifts ban on Indian seaf
  • Apeda to try mango exports by sea this season
  • JNPT gets award for best implementation of official language
  • New Mangalore Port welcomes fiscal's first main line vessel
  • Deloitte sees mfg recovery by Q3
  • Gujarat emerges numero uno in agriculture
  • US recovery reports send rupee on rising curve
  • Simple, uniform GST structure favoured
  • Dwindling import figures indicate US remains in grip of recession

International Transport Journalweb site
MAY 6, 2009
  • Teneso Europe SE: Eleven hightech logistics companies join ranks
    Eleven leading European hightech logistics and transport specialists recently formed a new pan-European logistics company under the name of Teneso Europe SE. They focus o...
  • Jerich International expanding in USA
    The Austrian transport and logistics group Jerich International recently opened a new distribution centre in Houston TX (USA). The facility has 1,858 sqm of hall space and is locat...
  • Reinecke & Associates opens partner office in Vienna
    Reinecke & Associates CEE GmbH has established a partner office in Vienna which officially started work at the beginning of April. The company is responding to growing de...
  • Sales and results down at Deutsche Post DHL
    The logistics service provider Deutsche Post DHL reported a 12.9% drop in sales to EUR 11.5 billion in the first quarter of this year. Ebit before one-off effects dwindled by 42.1%...
  • Hupac: Continuity despite crisis
    The multimodal operator Hupac reported 1.8% more traffic and a positive group result in 2008, despite a drastic slump in the fourth quarter. As the crisis continues this year, Hupa...
  • New general-purpose foreign trade zone for USA's Philadelphia region
    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority and 5K Logistics Inc have opened a new general-purpose foreign trade zone serving the greater Philadelphia area (USA). The facility is loca...
  • Cosco Shipping sees drop in first quarter net profits
    Cosco Shipping, the heavylift and specialist vessels division of China's largest shipping company, is likely to see a plunge of more than 50% in net profits in the first ...
  • Intercontainer Austria makes quick modal switch
    The RCA subsidiary Intercontainer Austria (ICA) recently had an opportunity to demonstrate its flexibility and capability. Around 100 heavy overseas containers unexpectedly ar...
  • Maersk Line to raise rates in Intra Euromed and Asia-Europe trades
    The Danish shipping giant Maersk Line is raising its rates on services from Northern Europe to North Africa and the Mediterranean, as well as from Asia to the Mediterrane...
  • Dieter Bambauer is new head of PostLogistics
    The board of directors at Swiss Post appointed Dieter Bambauer as the new head of the PostLogistics Group unit at a meeting held on 27 April. He will take up his new posi...

Maritime Global Netweb site
MAY 7, 2009
  • More hijackings
  • Viking Islay acquittal
  • Engineer jailed for oil record book offence
  • Cargo decline hits Wilhelmsen

Marine Logweb site
MAY 7, 2009
  • Administration unveils FY2010 Navy shipbuilding budget
  • Pirates attack MSC ship
  • Bourbon reports increased revenues
  • Prison for Chief Engineer in pollution case
  • Gulfmark Offshore sues Bender

World Wide Shipperweb site
MAY 7, 2009
  • Federal Maritime Commission talks with West Coast trade group
  • Coast Guard inks final rule on Alternate Compliance Program
  • Crowley helps deliver race car to Virginia event
  • Schnitzer Steel continues string of stock dividend payments
  • Vessel chief engineer pleads guilty in dumping case

Lloyd's Listweb site
MAY 7, 2009
  • Bulker newbuild cancellations hit 10% of orderbook
    GLOBAL financial crisis sees about 325 bulk carriers on order cancelled, DNV data shows.
  • Bloated bulker orderbook will have 'disastrous' consequences
  • HCI Capital and Peter D'hle launch new fund
    HCI Shipping Opportunity fund will buy vessels at low prices and sell them at a profit.
  • Hapag-Lloyd braced for E200m first quarter loss
    BOXLINE squeezed by weaker freight rates and lower volumes.

Fairplayweb site
MAY 7, 2009
  • Pirates hijack Dutch cargo ship
    PIRATES hijacked the Dutch general cargo ship Marathon today in the Gulf of Aden, the US Navy said
  • Vale sales mix shifts to China
    IRON ore giant Vale cited significant shifts in export revenue shares today and conceded that the global recession has pared profits
  • Union condemns prosecution
    MARITIME union Nautilus UK condemned today the UK decision to prosecute the master of the offshore emergency response and rescue vessel Viking Islay
  • Seasonal boost for boxes to US
    US BOX imports increased in March over February, but analysts cautioned today that the rise was only caused by seasonal factors and does not signal recovery
  • COSCO Corp's profits tumble
    COSCO Corp said today a customer in Europe has reduced its order for four Supramax bulkers at its Zhoushan facility to three ships, as the shipbuilder also reeled from a huge profits fall, according to Reuters
  • Cement ship cracks wharf
    AUSTRALIAN cement manufacturer Adelaide Brighton is hoping that stockpiles at its Port Adelaide site will continue production after its own vessel destroyed a limestone-loading facility earlier this week
  • Swire reworks its routes
    SWIRE Shipping is adding tonnage for some of its routes to attract a wider range of cargo and speed transits

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MAY 7, 2009
  • DOT Budget Climbs to $73.3 Billion for 2010
  • Rail Traffic Fell Sharply in April
  • Chinese Port Investments Go on Hold
  • American Railcar Industries Net Falls 73 Percent
  • i2 Restructures to Meet Lower Demand
  • HOT Lanes to Deliver $3.5 Billion in Virginia
  • Expeditors Profit Falls, Margin Improves
  • Finnlines Losses Grow
  • Canada Challenges COOL
  • Box Imports Declined 15 Percent in March
  • EU and U.S. to Discuss Doha Round Revival
  • NITL Backs Bigger Truck Size, Weight
  • Pacer Intermodal Fell 32 Percent
  • UPS Elects Board
  • Forwarder Group Joins Airline Board
  • Committee Pushes Modernization at Customs
  • EPA Launches Web Portal for Retailers
  • Wilh. Wilhelmsen Profit, Revenue Fall Sharply
  • Pacer Loses $177 Million

Containerisation Internationalweb site
MAY 7, 2009
  • Q1 loss for Finnlines
  • Bunker costs double
  • More GRIs from ocean carriers
  • Hong Kong cracks down on port visits to fight H1N1 virus
  • Tropical profits up despite lower volumes

TradeWindsweb site
MAY 7, 2009
  • Algoma plunges
    Canadian bulker and tanker owner's first-quarter losses swell as revenues slump.
  • TBS shares fall
    Shares in tweendecker and bulker owner plunge after gloomy quarterly report, but Joseph Royce sees some positive signs.
  • $1m Armada sale
    Insolvent Singapore chartering group got modest payment from insider sale of handysize and handymax business to Martin Egvang and Lars-Peter Madsen.
  • Sun attack shown
    Footage shows pirate assault on Liberty Maritime bulk carrier Liberty Sun in the Gulf of Aden.
  • Navy ship evades
    No reports that civilian-crewed military cargoship fired back during attempted hijacking off Somalia.
  • Ore sales shrink
    Iron ore and pellet sales by Brazil's fell in the first quarter but exports to Asia grew.
  • GLDD profits
    Largest dredger in the US flips to the black in the first quarter as revenue surge by 32%.
  • More for breakers
    Eagle Bulk chief expects accelerated bulker scrapping even in an improved market, as analyst downgrades his company's stock.
  • Di eyes $100m
    Simeon Palios-led bulker owner lines up stock offering with panamax and capesize purchases in mind, analyst says.
  • Sindora grows
    Malaysian group to expand products tanker presence with takeover of Orkim, which has seven ships on order.
  • Over-bored
    Filipino crewman seemingly unable to handle life onboard jumps ship from bulker in Canada.
  • No end in sight
    Cosco says shipping and economy will not turn the corner any time soon as it reports 60% drop in first quarter profit.
  • Double for JSK
    Indonesian owner has finance in place to snap up two handymaxes for $20m this year.
  • Bulk cull rolls on
    One supramax axed and another brace delayed at Cosco Zhoushan, parent says.
  • Dutch ship seized
    Dutch vessel with between eight and 19 crew hijacked in Gulf of Aden on Thursday morning.
  • More rises
    Maersk Line goes for further rate restorations worldwide to combat "unacceptable" levels.
  • WW profit up
    Higher interest rates boost Norwegian car carrier player, but downturn hits operating profit and revenues.
  • Back in black
    Philippines ferry group Aboitiz Transport returns to profit in first quarter as freight rates rise.
  • ESL offloads
    Finnish owner's oldest bulker, the 1980-built Kontula, sold for profit of nearly $4m.
  • Losses growing
    Tough first quarter leads to more red ink for Finnish ro-ro player Finnlines as cargo volumes plunge.
  • Bulker free soon?
    UK-owned Malaspina Castle seized a month ago could be released soon, Bulgarian ministry says.
  • KS sounds alarm
    Kuribayashi Steamship issues profit warning, slicing its full-year estimate by more than a fifth.
  • Bonheur buoyant
    Fred Olsen company logs vastly improved first-quarter profit as offshore drilling unit shines.
  • Wrist rises
    Danish bunkering and ship supply group pushes up 2008 profit to record level.
  • Swissco cuts
    Alex Yeo-led offshore owner pockets $1.24m after trimming stake in rival Swiber Holdings.
  • UK arm axed
    Around 150 jobs lost as Oceanteam pulls plug on its British unit.
  • Globus sells
    George Karageorgiou's AIM-listed dry bulk outfit says it will make $13.5m loss on sale of one of its two panamaxes.
  • Fisher on track
    UK owner ahead of last year's performance thanks to marine services, as tanker volumes fall in downturn.
  • Neste knocked
    Finnish owner sees first quarter rates almost halve for its crude and products tanker fleet.
  • Cosco still a sell
    Local analyst maintains recommendation for Singapore arm of Chinese giant despite FPSO deal.
  • Magic piper jailed
    Chief engineer of Spanish tanker stung in pollution case in US sent down for a month and fined.
  • Eagle's profits up
    US-listed handymax player makes good start to 2009 as fleet expansion buoys revenue and profits.
  • Mixed quarter
    French shipowner sees first quarter revenues up at its offshore division, but down at its dry bulk arm.

American Shipperweb site
MAY 7, 2009
  • Wilh. Wilhelmsen hit by decline in volumes
  • CMA CGM announces Asia/Med rate hike
  • Chisamore joins Freightgate
  • U.S. grant to help Azerbaijan aviation
  • C-TPAT members to get '10+2' report cards
  • EU, U.S. near end to beef impasse
  • Obama urged to protect overseas U.S. pork markets
  • Company develops online invoice pre-audit system

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
MAY 7, 2009
  • Substantial loss for Finnlines
    The Finnlines Group recorded a loss before tax of EUR 26.6 million during the first three months of 2009. The main reason is the sharp drop in cargo volumes
  • Loss despite increased revenues at STX Europe
    STX Europe reports a 17.5 per cent increase in revenues to NOK 8,779 million in Q1 compared to the corresponding quarter last year and a NOK 180 million loss
  • Stiff terms for environment offenders at sea
    More effective measures to combat pollution at sea through stricter legal penalties will be implemented following the adoption by the European Parliament of a directive which provides for criminal sanctions
  • Mikael Backman appointed MD and CEO of Viking Line
    The Board of Directors of Viking Line Abp has appointed Mikael Backman as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Mikael Backman will take up his new position in
  • Gloomy Q1 report from Wilh. Wilhelmsen
    The Wilh. Wilhelmsen group's first quarter of 2009 was heavily affected by the global economic downturn. Lower cargo volumes resulted in a lower operating profit, down from USD 59.9
  • LNG demand drops
    According to the French-based organisation International Group of Liquefied Natural Gas Importers, LNG sales growth has almost come to a stop. Figures for 2008 shows that sales growth was

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MAY 7, 2009
  • Rotterdam IFO bunker prices up by $18.50
    Prices firm for a third day.
  • Wilhelmsen cuts ties with Krystallon
    Cooperation ended after unsuccessful bid to buy former BP subsidiary.
  • Japanese nuclear reactor to restart
    Observers predict fall in fuel oil demand from power company.
  • Tough quarter for Wilh. Wilhelmsen shipping
    Lower bunker cost one of the few positives.
  • O.W. Bunker 'confident' after record results
    CEO says unpredictability of the financial markets 'dictates caution' for the coming year.
  • Singapore bunker prices at six-month high
    Surge in prices stifles demand as regional markets seeing big price jump.
  • Singapore fuel oil stocks at 10-month high
    Stocks of middle distillates also rise on weak demand.
  • Refining solutions to sulphur regulations 'expensive'
    Industry consultant points to scrubbing as the more 'realistic' alternative.
  • Itochu seals fuel oil storage lease in Singapore
    Japanese trading house takes storage capacity at Chemoil's Helios Terminal.

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
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
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