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16:32 GMT+2
May 15, 2009
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Mercator '09 profit rises 45% to US$75.8m
    Indian-owned dry bulk shipping company Mercator Lines (Singapore) had a stellar year, posting a 45 per cent rise in full-year FY2009 net profit to US$75.8 million on a 27 per cent increase in revenue to US$186.1 million as both vessel day rates and operating days rose over the full-year period.
  • NOL container unit to serve Vietnam
    Neptune Orient Lines container unit APL yesterday took a punt on the relatively still buoyant Vietnamese economy with the launch of a new weekly direct container shipping service linking Vietnam and the West Coast of North America.
  • Kaohsiung port sees signs of export slump bottoming out
    Taiwan's major international port is seeing signs that an export slump is near bottom, with a plunge in container traffic tapering off and workers in this industrial city taking less unpaid leave.

Sched Netweb site
  • Dyrbye new Safmarine CEO, Heesom-Green becomes Maersk's Africa chief
  • Singapore boxes down 17.6pc in April and off 5pc from March
  • Cosco abandons Evergreen's Far East-Mideast loop
  • IMO holds Hong Kong conference on ship scrap yard rules
  • Toll to buy China Merchants' Shenzhen logistics firm
  • Panama Canal tie-up station allows an extra transit a day
  • Kaohsiung port box volume surges thanks to cross-strait direct shipping
  • NY, NJ ports see Q1 volumes decline a record 17.4pc
  • CAI delivers weaker results for box leasing on lower utilisation
  • DP World forms JV with Flinders Ports to operate Adelaide CT
  • DP World equity infusion expected in PE share sale
  • Bipartisan US tariff bill revived over RMB value and dumping
  • Poland's DCT Gdansk shows off heavylift capabilities
  • 3L-Leemark opens new Turkey office
  • Nippon Express plunges, but 2009 looks better after fine paid
  • Tennessee's Tri-Cities air cargo down 95pc after DHL pullout
  • Aloha Air Cargo celebrates first year at new Kahului facility
  • Mercury Air Cargo launches cargo handling arm

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Far Shipping (India) launched
  • Baltic Dry Index posts biggest weekly gain in 3 months
  • VSAA takes initiative to hold shipping & logistics awards function
  • 29 pc drop seen in India-China trade
  • Import surge sinks steel prices
  • Nafed buying onions to hold prices
  • Cochin Port users urge unions to end stir
  • Gujarat maritime police to get bullet-proof vessel
  • Ficci presents Budgetary formula to give growth an impetus
  • Re. firms up vis-'-vis $
  • Fieo spots economic recovery signs amidst production dips
  • IMC's handbook on handloom textiles standards released
  • PM confers with economists on dismal IIP show
  • Planners get on with their task

International Transport Journalweb site
MAY 13, 2009
  • Toll invests in China
    The Toll Group has agreed to acquire full ownership of Shenzhen (China)-based ST-Anda Logistics. The company has reached agreement with the China Merchants Group to acqui...
  • Menlo gets new contract in Mexico
    Menlo Worldwide Logistics has been selected by Dana M'xico Corporacion S. de R.L. de C.V., the Mexico-based operation of the automotive industry supplier Dana Holding Cor...
  • SIL Barcelona: Pre-Register for free without waiting in line
    Attending the SIL Barcelona is easier than ever before, as you can pre-register for free without waiting in line. The organization of SIL and ITJ Logistics Worldwide invi...
  • Peter Gerber to succeed Roland Busch at Lufthansa Cargo
    Peter Gerber has been nominated for a seat on the executive board of Lufthansa Cargo by the steering committee of the company's supervisory board, with effect from 1 June. As the b...

Maritime Global Netweb site
MAY 14, 2009
  • Intertanko spells out greenhouse gas goals
  • Rieber posts Q1 loss
  • Chemoil profit soars
  • ISF launches careers DVD

Marine Logweb site
MAY 14, 2009
  • GAO: Navy programs ignore commercial yards' best practices
  • Navy budget faces rough ride
  • ASA honors Senator Jack Reed
  • Crowley Maritime makes changes
  • Navy seizes pirate mother ship
  • Massive job cuts at Wärtsilä

World Wide Shipperweb site
MAY 14, 2009
  • Senator Murray nets funding for Columbia channel project
  • Crowley making changes to management structure
  • Fred Potter named head of Teamsters' Port Division
  • Port of Portland honored for safety/health achievements
  • Lloyds List taps Leander as new editor-in-chief

Lloyd's Listweb site
MAY 14, 2009
  • Climate protesters train their sights on shipping
    LOBBY groups target International Chamber of Shipping in series of events in run-up to Copenhagen.
  • Intertanko says emission scheme must be industry specific
  • End looms for some KG funds, says Hansa board member
    Lack of investors could wipe out weaker funds but KG model secure.
  • Ship Finance delays boxships as net income falls 33%
    COMPANY delays delivery and payment of five newbuilds as net income slides.

Fairplayweb site
MAY 14, 2009
  • US shipping execs jailed
    FOUR FORMER Jones Act box trade executives have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms, a Justice Department spokesperson confirmed to Fairplay today
  • MCA boss Cardy under fire
    MANAGEMENT of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency in the UK came under fire today as there were calls for immediate improvements within the organisation
  • Officers union opposes ship guns
    MEMBERS of the new Anglo-Dutch maritime professionals union Nautilus International have been strongly advised not to carry weapons on board ship for defence against piracy
  • Hansa Treuhand sees no funding gap
    GERMAN box ship owner Hansa Treuhand is not expecting any liquidity shortages among its 84 vessels this year
  • Knightsbridge suspends dividend
    KNIGHTSBRIDGE Tankers will not pay its quarterly dividend, in an effort to conserve cash for its foray into the drybulk sector
  • Singapore throughput slumps again
    BOX volumes have continued their downward spiral in the world's busiest container port of Singapore
  • NCL returns to profit
    NORWEGIAN Cruise Line returned to profitability in its first quarter, after suffering huge losses last year

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MAY 14, 2009
  • Congress Gives FMC '+' Grade
  • Fredriksen Fails to Oust TUI Board Members
  • Truckers Sue Minnesota Troopers
  • APL to Launch Vietnam ' U.S. Service
  • Deflation Picks Up Speed
  • Sri Lanka Extends Bidding for Terminal
  • Jet Fuel Consumption Slides
  • AeroLogic Takes Delivery of First Freighter
  • Recession Hits Great Lakes Hard
  • Rails Jolted by May Slump
  • Senate Bill Cuts Highway Money
  • Lawmakers Introduce Currency Reform Bill
  • China Shipping Eyes Second Half Gains
  • Express-1 Takes Profit Hit
  • Nippon Cargo Resumes NY Flights
  • Japanese Airline Cargo Nosedives in March
  • CEO of YRC Logistics to Leave Company
  • Eimskip Sells Containerships Stake

Containerisation Internationalweb site
MAY 14, 2009
  • ICG's shortsea box volumes plunge by a third
  • 500 newbuilds cancelled in downturn
  • Zim to pay USD29 million in shipyard cancellation fees
  • TUI staves off another attack from Fredriksen
  • Eimskip sells up at Containerships, at a loss

TradeWindsweb site
MAY 14, 2009
  • NCL logs a profit
    Norwegian Cruise Line returns to profit in first quarter as bookings look strong.
  • Mothership caught
    South Korean and US forces respond to distress call from Egyptian panamax bulker and detain 17 suspected pirates.
  • 11 vessels lost
    Tidewater execs say Venezuela's Pdvsa has taken over 11 offshore vessels, with crew, and a shore base.
  • Merrill man moves
    Top investment banker Mark Friedman to become new head of shipping at boutique New York bank Evercore.
  • Aegean profits dip
    Peter Georgiopoulos-led bunker supplier misses Wall Street expectations as it ratchets back sales to avoid counterparty risk.
  • SFI postpones
    John Fredriksen-controlled shipowner reports worse-than-expected profits and reveals postponement of five boxship newbuildings.
  • IEA cuts forecast
    Oil demand outlook for 2009 falls by 200,000 barrels per day as fundamentals continue to look weak.
  • Wilson worried
    Norwegian mini-bulker player starts talks with banks to avoid covenant breaches at the end of June.
  • Torm two sold
    Danish shipowner pockets $15.4m following sale of panamax bulker brace.
  • Divi gassed
    Harry Vafias' StealthGas drops shareholder payouts amid bleak outlook as results beat estimates.
  • That's your lot
    Knightsbridge calls a halt to dividends after 36 unbroken quarters due to newbuild finance uncertainty.
  • Offshore gloom
    Farstad Shipping, headed by Karl-Johan Bakken, says newbuilding cancellations won't save the market as it posts strong first quarter.
  • Reefer refloated
    Norwegian vessel Framnes pulled free near Muuga in Estonia after grounding.
  • Eimskip sells out
    Struggling Icelandic line offloads 65% holding in Finland's Containerships for $31m loss to cut debt.
  • Heavy profit
    Heavy-lift player Dockwise enjoys big earnings jump in first quarter as it gets busy with rig moves.
  • Pirates take crew
    Nigeria's MEND group says it has snatched crew of ship 'Spirit' with second vessel and crew said to have been seized.
  • Safmarine attack
    Pictures show damage to second Safmarine ship in a month to be attacked by Somali pirates.
  • Rieber in red
    Sven Rong-led offshore owner is talking consolidation after seeing first quarter bottom line flattened by weak market.
  • Capacity squeeze
    Simon Stonehouse sees hull rates on the rise as financial crisis bites.
  • CGG misses
    Robert Brunck-led offshore operator's first quarter profit drops as it misses analysts' forecasts.
  • Optimistic Olgas
    Rosgosstrakh marine duo find Greece is a good place to do hull and P&I business.
  • Look-outs rapped
    Complacent watchkeeping on UK cargoship and Egyptian bulker blamed for clash off Kent.
  • Good at being bad
    Veteran broker Hans-Petter Henschien speaks frankly on the good and the bad guys.
  • Hard times
    Cash call pain fails to convince Greeks of merit of national P&I club.
  • Another case?
    Crew member quarantined on Carnival cruiseship in latest swine flu scare.
  • Protection time
    Shipowners cannot fight the pirate threat alone, warns Tsakos manager Charalambos Hajimichael.
  • PSL sells again
    Another elderly handysize bulker leaves Precious Shipping's fleet, this time for $3.05m.
  • No cash calls
    Gard chief Claes Isacson rules out asking members for more despite troubled financial markets.
  • Kansai plunges
    MOL-owned ferry player sees first quarter turn red, but better times are ahead.
  • Still on course
    George Tsavliris sees no signs so far of recession driven upturn in casualties.
  • Eitzen seeks deal
    Norwegian chemical tanker owner still in talks with banks over debt as it cuts first quarter losses.
  • Smit rescued
    Thunderhorse settlement prevents drop in first quarter profit as Smit as recession hurts its salvage and harbour towage units.
  • Athens adieu
    John Tzoannos finds Marine Risk Forum a perfect brainstorming event.
  • Citi down on DSME
    Too many unknowns about ownership, the lack of fresh orders and other issues keep Daewoo a sell.
  • Hurt fades
    Norwegian cruiseferry business Hurtigruten cuts losses in first quarter as its restructuring begins to pay off.
  • Wartsila cuts
    Finnish engine builder cutting 450 of the 1,300 staff at its ship power business due to slowdown.
  • Chemoil prospers
    Singapore-based bunker supplier sees leap in first quarter profits despite declines in sales volumes.
  • Stocks pullback
    US shares take a breather as economic indicators suggest economy not bouncing back as fast as hoped.
  • Mercator minted
    Indian shipowner's Singapore-listed spin-off sees full-year profits up 45%, despite weak fourth quarter.

American Shipperweb site
MAY 14, 2009
  • Shipping executives sentenced to jail time
  • Coast Guard issues security directive
  • APL starts direct Vietnam/WCNA
  • DOT to seek RFPs for $1.5 billion grant program
  • Great Lakes traffic slumps in April
  • U.S. pork exports to Mexico strong before swine scare
  • BSI acquires SCSD, C.I.
  • DHL building Hong Kong center for apparel
  • Long Beach gets go-ahead on Middle Harbor development
  • Potter named head of Teamsters' Port Division

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
  • Maersk Line abandons Göteborg
    Last year, Maersk Line merged several of its business areas and set up a regional office for the whole of Northern Europe with the head office in Göteborg ' now, the
  • Wärtsilä cuts hundreds of jobs
    Wärtsilä is adjusting its Ship Power business to reflect the current market situation by reducing the number of jobs by 400 to 450 persons, of which approximately 80 are in
  • Containerships back to Finland
    Eimskip will sell its shares in Helsinki-based Containerships Ltd Oy to the minority owner Container Finance Ltd Oy. The transaction is a part of the financial restructuring of Eimskip
  • Sweden criticised by NGO
    The NGO platform on shipbreaking accuses the Swedish government of accepting toxic shipbreaking on the beaches of poor countries by giving the green light to the IMO convention on shipbreaking
  • Finnlines to open passenger service to Poland
    Finnlines will start up a service between Helsinki and Gdynia with ro-pax vessels in the Finnstar class. Finnlines recently transferred two of these vessels from Nord' Link's service between

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MAY 14, 2009
  • $60 oil 'not supported by fundamentals'
    IEA says oil stocks are at 16-year high, demand forecasts revised lower again.
  • Prices in North Europe follow crude down
    Southern Europe bunker prices more mixed.
  • INTERTANKO discusses market-based GHG controls
    Says it 'should be governed by the IMO and be specific for the shipping industry'.
  • Bunker industry prospects are 'pretty tough'
    Global shipping market has seen an 'unprecedented collapse'.
  • Bunker prices fall in most key ports
    Singapore bunker prices fell the most compared to other Asian ports.
  • Singapore residual fuel stocks dip
    Middle distillate inventories rise.
  • More bunker storage needed
    Fuel quality issues 'greatest uncertainty' facing bunker players in Western Mediterranean.
  • Stocks build in East China on low demand
    Bonded bunker fuel oil inventory surge 75% in one week.
  • Chemoil profits surge 283%
    First quarter sales volume, however, was down 23% from a year ago.
  • Aegean Q1 profits down 41%
    Sales volume up by close to a quarter due to higher sales in Greece and Singapore.

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
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Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
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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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