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16:58 GMT+2
May 12, 2009
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Pacific Shipping Trust not planning on buying new vessels: CEO
    Singapore- listed Pacific Shipping Trust expects to maintain revenues in its second quarter as it is not planning to buy any ships, but it may face lowered charter rates for two of its vessels.
  • Samsung Heavy Q1 net profit falls on steel costs
    Samsung Heavy Industries Co, the world's second-largest shipyard, reported profit in the first quarter declined 12 per cent to the smallest amount in two years because of higher steel-plate prices.

Sched Netweb site
  • OOCL, TSK Line, Cosco to jointly operate MEX service
  • Maersk starts TP10 all-water China-US east coast service
  • CSCL's AAE1 all water service starts calling at Shenzhen
  • Guangdong's general trade grew 10pc in first quarter
  • China edges out US as Brazil's biggest trading partner
  • IMO diplomatic conference on ship recycling comes to HK
  • Xiamen's Zhaoyin port area Taiwan trade increases fourfold
  • Zhejiang March trade value off year on year, but up on February
  • China most accused of dumping in WTO investigations
  • Sliding volumes at Matson cut into first quarter earnings
  • UN's ship pollution expert meeting in Marseilles this week
  • Montreal's new CT still a go, but construction awaits signs of recovery
  • TAL International returns to the black in first quarter
  • Missouri legislature earmarks US$12 million for China air hub
  • Doomed cargo plane had climb controls switched to dive mode: probe
  • SIA transfers daily Hyderabad flights to SilkAir unit from October 26
  • Aloha to pay US$5.5 million in pension settlement

Exim Indiaweb site
  • SCI plans to deploy ships on India, MidEast, Europe, E. Africa route
  • GE Shipping's Q4 profit dips
  • Year-end surge in boxship overcapacity seen
  • Hefted without a huff
  • GE Shipping delivers Handymax vessel to buyers
  • MSC changes port rotation of Golden Gate service between Asia & USEC
  • Hamburg Süd & Hapag-Lloyd revamp Europe-N. Atlantic services
  • OOCL, TSK Line & COSCON in new Mid East Express Service
  • Grand Alliance & Zim to cooperate with Hamburg S'd on ATX service
  • CMA CGM to launch new direct service linking N. Europe, Greece & Turkey
  • Worst over for box shipping, says Danaos, with profit down, but revenue up
  • Maersk Line effects general rate hikes in intra Euromed & Asia-Europe trades
  • MISC voted best shipping line for intra-Asia trade
  • China Shipping plans to order dry bulk ships
  • AADA hikes rates for Oz-bound cargo from Korea, China
  • YICT launches Yantian to Xianlan barge express
  • Norfolk gets first call on CKYH's Far East service
  • US reviewing steel dumping duties
  • CVD on cement imports may be scrapped
  • STC gets more time to export rice to Africa
  • Exim Bank extends 5th LoC for Mozambique
  • SEZs' exports to home in on 2009-10 target
  • Safeguard duty on HR coils sought
  • Global suitors line up for stake in Dharamtar port
  • Deccan Aviation to launch air cargo & express logistics service on May 27
  • Freight forwarders vote Air India Cargo the best in C. Asia
  • Envoy seeks new rail connectivity with Bangladesh
  • Arshiya's Panvel FTWZ formally notified
  • CONCOR partners NYK Line to transport cars
  • Forex reserves up by $ 631 million to $ 2,53,091 million
  • CII ASCON study spots recovery in manufacturing sector
  • Scrap capital gains tax, urge apex chambers
  • Potential investors see IFFCO Kisan SEZ in Nellore offering a good deal
  • Falling Re. plays major role in coir export surge

International Transport Journalweb site
MAY 8, 2009
  • Ceva manages Middle East logistics for Crocs shoes
    Hoofddorp (Netherlands)-based logistics company Ceva Logistics, one of the world's leading supply chain companies, has entered into a partnership with Iqdam International, the excl...
  • NRS expands US west coast operations
    National Retail Systems (NRS), a leading provider of global logistics services to US retailers and manufacturers, has opened a 15 acre distribution centre in Compton CA, near both ...
  • LGI wins additional Carestream Health deal
    Logistics Group International (LGI) recently won a new health care industry contract to handle "consumables" logistics processes for the Toronto-based Canadian company Carestream H...
  • Maersk seeking to sell Norfolkline
    A.P. Moller-Maersk has confirmed that it is in discussions with several parties about the possibility of selling its European ferry company Norfolkline. The company said that there...
  • Höegh Autoliners offering direct Europe-Mumbai link
    The "Höegh Berlin", the Oslo-based Norwegian car carrier Höegh Autoliners' vessel, will make a direct call from Europe at the port of Mumbai (India). The "Höegh Berlin", which can ...
  • Jobs secure at BLG
    The container activities of Germany's Bremen-based BLG Logistics Group have been hit by the global economic crisis, with German terminals registering a 17% deficit in the first qua...
  • Tiaca elects Ulrich Ogiermann as new chairman
    Ulrich Ogiermann, the president and CEO of Cargolux Airlines International, has been elected as the new chairman of the International Air Cargo Association (Tiaca). He was previous...
  • Germanischer Lloyd crosses gross tons record
    Germanischer Lloyd (GL) passed the 80 million gross tons threshold with the classification of the gas tanker "MT Gaschem Nordsee". More than 6,870 ships are currently surveyed on a...

Maritime Global Netweb site
MAY 11, 2009
  • Pirates release two ships
  • Obama scraps Loran C
  • Rina's "steady growth"
  • Siba and Seaarland in $300m recycling initiative
  • Globus sells panamax at loss

Marine Logweb site
MAY 11, 2009
  • Turkey's Med Marine delivers LNG terminal tug
  • $6.3 million Navy award for Marinette Marine
  • $77.2 million CVN 79 award
  • Eighty years of Gibbs & Cox

World Wide Shipperweb site
MAY 11, 2009
  • Olympia Port Commissioners eye award of East Bay project pact
  • NYK vessels earn Port of Long Beach award
  • Dredging association backs stimulus funds for projects
  • Coast Guard extends comment time for new Oregon/Washington bar rules
  • Trucking group pleased with 'Jason's Law' legislation introduction

Lloyd's Listweb site
MAY 11, 2009
  • Consolidate to attract new capital, says Slater
    SHIPPING needs wholesale restructuring if it is to secure new equity capital and debt financing, says First International chairman.
  • Ship finance slows as banks rein in lending
  • Rina warns over single-hull phase out move
    RINA chief Ugo Salerno says open registries' plan to call for deadline extension would be hugely counter-productive.
  • Hapag-Lloyd suffers E222m loss as rates and volumes plunge
    GERMANY's largest container carrier posts first quarter loss compared to '18.5m profit in 2008.

Fairplayweb site
MAY 11, 2009
  • US LNG imports rebound
    AMERICA'S LNG imports have finally taken a positive turn after last year's severe declines
  • NTSB urges strict medical oversight
    The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a barrage of recommendations following their probe of the November 2007 spill of the Cosco Busan in California
  • Pirates free Greek ship
    PIRATES have released the bulker Malaspina Castle on Saturday evening, the owners have confirmed
  • Swine flu on cruise ship?
    INITIAL tests indicate that a crewmember aboard Royal Caribbean's Serenade of the Seas may have been infected with swine flu
  • 'Rule B' cases abating
    BOCIMAR International is seeking a $7.4M attachment against Golden Ocean, but the previous flood of New York 'Rule B' attachment filings is slowing to a relative trickle
  • Russian destroyer defeats pirates
    THE RUSSIAN Navy destroyer Admiral Panteleyev has again defeated a Somali pirate attack on a Russian oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden
  • London team helping pirates?
    A TEAM of 'consultants' in London is directing Somali pirates to their targets according to a European military intelligence document obtained by national Spanish radio station Cadena Ser

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MAY 11, 2009
  • Diesel Jumps 3.1 Cents to $2.216
  • DOT, Commerce Work Together on Infrastructure
  • Panama Adds Capacity
  • Ron Kirk Visits WTO for Trade Talks
  • Norfolk Southern Cuts Jobs in Ohio
  • Hanjin Swings to First Quarter Loss
  • OECD Sees Slowing in Downturn
  • Charterer Limits Capacity
  • MISC Profit Drops 76 Percent
  • Maersk, CMA CGM to Launch Joint Service
  • Investors Discuss Stake in DP World
  • Hapag-Lloyd Loses $302M

Containerisation Internationalweb site
MAY 11, 2009
  • Hapag-Lloyd posts USD300 million Q1 09 loss
  • Half a million more US job losses in April, but pace slowing
  • Surabaya - Jakarta box train service on track
  • Wilhelmsen launches lay-up package
  • Textainer triumphs

TradeWindsweb site
MAY 11, 2009
  • Trico exchanges
    Compofelice-led offshore vessel owner's shares take a late-afternoon nosedive as the company reveals debenture exchange.
  • DP World sale?
    Port giant says controlling shareholder Dubai World has been approached to sell a minority stake.
  • Zenith re-floated
    Pullmantur cruiseship runs aground off Copenhagen with 550 passengers but is quickly unstuck.
  • Greek ship free
    Greek tanker Nipayia seized in late March released by Somali pirates, crew unharmed.
  • Norsul fined
    Brazilian owner fined $2.4m for spill from bulker causing "grave environmental danger."
  • Volcano growls
    Volcanic activity continues at Mount Redoubt, threatening a nearby Chevron oil terminal in Alaska.
  • Seaboard jumps
    Miami liner operator reports 81% surge in operating income as the company eyes vessel acquisitions.
  • Spat settled
    Newfront Shipping of Greece says it had no plans to abandon bulker crew in China as it ends pay dispute with 24 Filipinos.
  • Baltic cap
    Oversupply will cap BDI at around break-even levels for next two years with several owners staring at red ink, Credit Suisse warns.
  • Crew safe
    Twelve crew on Russian reefer which grounded off Norway airlifted to safety of nearby island.
  • Death revealed
    Indian crewman was shot by pirates on Sea Princess II tanker before it was released.
  • Exchange drop
    Indian offshore shipowner Garware sees annual profit dip due to lack of forex gains.
  • Scrap hunger
    Chinese buyers bagged bulk of demolition tonnage on offer last week.
  • Four-way tussle
    Russian yards including Krasnoye Sormovo scrap for $63m federal salvage vessel contract.
  • Mr Fix-it
    Captain Richard Phillips gets an audience with President Obama before attending A-list White House bash.
  • Pateras passes
    Well-known Greek shipowner Capt Diamantis N Pateras dies over the weekend aged 76.
  • MISC dives
    Weak liner market sends annual profit crashing at MISC Berhad which sees more pressure to come.
  • Anek nears deal
    Greek cruise and ferry owner "in advanced negotiations" to purchase Minoan's shares in Hellenic Seaways.
  • Ramunia sold
    Malaysian shipyard company agrees to takeover by Sime Darby conglomerate.
  • Hapag horror
    German container line posts EUR 221.7m loss in first quarter as freight rates plunge 14%.
  • Rina rising
    Ugo Salerno-led class society sees 2008 figures rise thanks to strong performance in Greece and Asia.
  • Greek broker dies
    Piraeus-based insurance broker George Georgoulis passes away suddenly at age of 55.
  • Another escape
    Novoship tanker crew fires on pirates in Gulf of Aden a fortnight after another of its ships evades capture.
  • Swine suspect
    Female crew member on Royal Caribbean cruiseship diagnosed with probable case of A/H1N1 flu.
  • Falklands fight
    Scottish owners angry over award to Dutch company of supply contract to South Atlantic islands.
  • Deeper red
    FPSO shutdown and rising costs hit Aker Floating Production in first quarter as it predicts tough year in the sector.
  • Reefer grounds
    Race on to evacuate 12 crew from Russian ship which grounded in dense fog north of Norway.
  • Jumper critical
    Passenger hits head trying to leap from Fullers ferry as it pulls out of Devonport, New Zealand.
  • Thor strong
    Danish project-cargo player made EUR 13.6m profit from EUR 19.6m turnover in 2008.
  • Hanjin in reverse
    Shipowner's stock on the ropes following plans for $160m share issue.
  • B Navi ship free
    Ransom of $2m said to have been paid to free Italian-operated but UK-owned bulker and 24 crew.
  • Ro-ro plot?
    Denmark's Maersk, DFDS and Clipper reportedly in talks over creation of new shipping company for northern Europe.
  • Costs hit Samsung
    First-quarter net and operating profit sent diving as higher steel costs erode improved sales.
  • Sell, sell, sell
    Analysts say its time to take some chips off the table as far as Cosco Corp (Singapore) is concerned.
  • Italians go green
    Siba Ships launching $300m green recycling initiative with plans to buy 120 bulkers.
  • Four like Asciano
    Aussie ports to rail group says it is in discussion with four potential bidders over a possible sale.

American Shipperweb site
MAY 11, 2009
  • Hapag-Lloyd first quarter sales down 23%
  • CMA CGM, Maersk to start North Asia/Black Sea link
  • COSCO joins OOCL, TSK on Asia/Mideast service
  • Great Lakes Coal trade off 25% in April
  • T. Parker Host represents Cleveland trucker
  • ITC: Infrastructure hurts sub-Saharan African exports
  • India to monitor U.S. ag import trade barriers
  • Panalpina wins China-Brazil telecom business
  • Long Beach radar system to monitor small craft

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
MAY 11, 2009
  • Furetank to split from Maersk/Broström
    The Swedish owner Furetank Rederi has decided to terminate its co-operation with Maersk/Broström. "We have agreed on a solution that benefits all parties", says Lars Höglund, managing director
  • VLCC owners stands to loose USD 14,000 per day
    The pressure on VLCC rates is heavy. Stockholm Chartering reports that the rate for a Persian Gulf ' West Europe round trip has dropped to WS 18, corresponding to daily earnings
  • Scrapping escalates ' prices moves south
    The interest among shipowners to have elderly vessels scrapped is mounting and the combined vessel sales to the scrappers this year, is closing in on the total sales for the

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MAY 11, 2009
  • Bunker prices open week a touch softer
    Rotterdam bunker market still tight for prompt enquiries.
  • Liner losses hit MISC
    Malaysian shipping company says its financial results are under pressure.
  • Wilhelmsen exploring new technology solutions
    In talks with several developers of emission abatement systems with marine market potential, says WSE president.
  • Bunker price gains 'cutting earnings to the bone'
    VLCC owners on benchmark route facing daily losses as rates collapse.
  • Singapore bunker prices slip
    Prices in Singapore and Hong Kong also softening.
  • O.W. Bunker to offer low viscosity product in Rotterdam
    Customers placing emphasis on 'quality fuel oil'.
  • Indian refiner offers early-June fuel oil cargo
    Indian fuel oil exports resuming as monsoon season begins.
  • Armada subsidiaries sold before insolvency
    No fraud was involved says financial advisor report.
  • Bunkering worries see coal buyers avoid SA terminal
    Players say replacement bunker tanker has 'much lower' pumping rate.
  • OPEC meeting has 'two options'
    Stocks currently at 61 days, according to an Iranian OPEC governor.

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
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