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18:44 GMT+2
May 18, 2009
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Baltic Dry Index extends gain for 11th week
    The Baltic Dry Index, a measure of shipping costs for commodities, advanced, extending its longest winning streak in three months amid record imports of iron ore into China.
  • Poland selling Szczecin shipyard to save jobs
    Poland said last Saturday that it will sell its state-owned Szczecin shipyard, one of the birthplaces of the Solidarity trade union which helped topple communism, to United International Trust.
  • Shipping carbon dioxide seen as big growth area
    Shipping groups are looking into providing vessels capable of transporting carbon dioxide to offshore disposal sites as part of the European Union's push to curb greenhouse gas emissions, ship industry officials say.

Sched Netweb site
  • MISC to quit Grand Alliance, abandons Asia-Europe for intra-Asia
  • Less than US$1,000 moves an FEU from Hong Kong to LA
  • IMO adopts United Nations scrap yard convention in Hong Kong
  • MOL to launch Vietnam-US west coast service
  • OOCL, Yang Ming to upgrade China Pakistan Express (CPX)
  • HK down 20.2pc to 1.6 million TEU in April, Singapore off 17.7pc
  • Kuehne + Nagel partners with Audi Volkswagen in Korea
  • Cargo-Partners put green accent on Singapore opening
  • DHL invests US$12.9 million in fashion distribution centre
  • Orion Marine wins US$16 million Caribbean container terminal deal
  • China Eastern Air Holding given US$293 million more in state aid
  • China aviation makes US$260.8 million quarterly profit
  • St Louis to meet Chinese delegation to push air cargo hub
  • Aeroflot to codeshare with Mongolian Airlines

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Rickmers-Linie wins AFSCA for Best Shipping Line in project cargo class
  • Odyssey of the Box-8 months later
  • YML, OOCL upgrade CPX service with Nhava Sheva call
  • Duty-free sugar imports may be continued till Oct.
  • With mountain of stocks, new govt may liberalise rice exports
  • Chinese ore buyers turn to India for supplies again
  • MoS & Port Chairmen emphasise Tribunal's Award cannot be challenged
  • Meka-Amma JV secures 4-yr contract to dredge Cochin Shipyard waters
  • CWC looks back with pride at ICD-Dashrath's 9 yrs' progress report
  • Emirates SkyCargo carries UN relief to Swat & Colombo
  • Major tax cuts in June Budget ruled out
  • Contraband products conference on May 22
  • UPA set to form government

International Transport Journalweb site
MAY 15, 2009
  • Graveleau to assume Dachser name
    Ten years after their merger, the internationally operating logistics provider, Dachser, and its French subsidiary, Graveleau, have grown together to become a single organic entity...
  • TNT Express open new hub in Milano
    Netherlands-based postal and CEP operator TNT has invested EUR 12 million in a new 40,000 sqm mega hub at Milan's Linate city airport (Italy). The facility is located directly besi...
  • Kuehne + Nagel opens logistics centre for Audi/Volkswagen in Korea
    The German car manufacturer Audi Volkswagen recently entered into a strategic partnership with the forwarding and logistics giant Kuehne + Nagel for its warehouse management and pa...

Maritime Global Netweb site
  • Piracy "insider" claims dismissed
  • MOL launches Vietnam ' US West Coast service
  • Anglo-Dutch seafarers' union formed
  • Nordic American raises $130m

Marine Logweb site
MAY 16, 2009
  • Webb makes progress on Navy ship repair funding
  • Marinette teams with Boeing for Navy hovercraft program

World Wide Shipperweb site
MAY 15, 2009
  • Portland Port Commission Oks PDX deicing project pact
  • Port of Camas/Washougal plans industrial park open house
  • Mitsui plans new service calling Vietnam, US West Coast
  • Public invited to attend Port of Olympia open house
  • US rail freight traffic drops during month of April

Lloyd's Listweb site
MAY 15, 2009
  • Pacific box lines concede double-digit rate cuts
    RATE reductions for transpacific eastbound cargo "quite substantial", says Maersk Line chief Eivind Kolding.
  • Pacific box lines turn to new bunker formula
  • Teekay Tankers bullish on dividend payments
    COMPANY buoyed by healthy level of forward employment for its aframax and suezmax vessels.
  • DryShips secures loan covenant waivers
    COMPANY inks deal HSH Nordbank on a $654m facility covering 23 dry bulk vessels.

Fairplayweb site
MAY 15, 2009
  • Maersk in major rejig
    MAERSK is making significant organisational changes in Europe and North America, according to letters to business partners obtained by Fairplay
  • Pirate networks are local, says IMB
    THE IMB has dismissed reports that pirates are allegedly making use of international contacts
  • Pan Ocean plunges
    STX PAN Ocean has suffered losses as a sharp fall in drybulk freight rates cut into turnover and income
  • Teekay spin-offs finally report
    TEEKAY'S three public spin-offs ' Teekay Tankers, Teekay LNG and Teekay Offshore ' released 2008 results this morning, three months later than they filed annual results last year
  • DryShips scores another waiver
    DRYSHIPS has obtained yet another loan covenant waiver today, as short-term debt pressures on the George Economou-led company alleviate
  • Hopes rise on delivery slippage
    LAZARD analyst Urs Dur is heartened by heavy slippage in the drybulk sector orderbook, but cautioned that "we are not out of the woods yet"
  • EU slams 'crazy' box route
    EU LEGISLATORS have slammed the time it takes to transport containerised cargo via East-West trade routes

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MAY 15, 2009
  • UPS Looking at Bailout Impact
  • Columbia River to Get $27M in Recovery Funding
  • LA, Long Beach Imports Plunge 21.5 Percent
  • Trans-Pacific Spot Rate Falls Below $1,000
  • Industrial Output Falls 0.5 Percent
  • Wall Street Questions YRC Bailout Plea
  • DOT Unveils $1.5B in Infrastructure Grants
  • Hamburg Stevedore Volume, Profit Plunge
  • U.S., South Korea Discuss Bilateral Trade Pact
  • MOL Plans Vietnam-U.S. Loop in June
  • Senate Bill Seeks Remedy for Taxes on Exports
  • WTO Confirms Judgment Against U.S.
  • Malaysia's MISC to Quit Grand Alliance
  • Norfolk Southern Chief Reassures Shareholders
  • Yang Ming, OOCL to Upgrade China-Pakistan
  • Fitch Downgrades VPA Revenue Bonds
  • Singapore's Box Throughput Dropped in April
  • Knock on Wood: Lower Freight Rates
  • YRC Seeks $1 Billion Federal Bailout

Containerisation Internationalweb site
MAY 15, 2009
  • Ocean carriers cast adrift in sea of red ink
    Since Lehmann Bros' collapse in September 2008 triggered the world's second and more vicious strain of credit crunch virus, we have become almost immune to bank and corporate losses stretching to infinite zeros. While most mega-banks and many corporates have been bailed-out by governments, international shipping has been left to sink-or-swim in the economic storm and unfortunately the losses are not stacked in monopoly money: they are for real.
  • Finnlines go for more Baltic services
  • Wal-Mart name Horizon, 'Jones Act' carrier of the year
  • Spain/northern Europe reefer project started
  • NWA to start direct Vietnam/WCNA services
  • OOCL's green initiatives highlighted in new guide

TradeWindsweb site
MAY 15, 2009
  • More losses
    Teekay LNG Partners and Teekay Tankers both post fourth-quarter losses, as LNG carrier newbuildings prepare to change hands.
  • Byzantine buys
    Greek bulker owner emerges as apparent buyer of a newbuilding at IHI.
  • Master found dead
    Brazilian authorities investigate after the body of the Ukrainian master of a cargoship is found in his cabin.
  • TTA profits plunge
    Singapore-listed Thoresen Thai Agencies sees consolidated profits plunge by 95% as the company remains concerned about the bulker trade.
  • Dojima ship sold
    Panamax bulker Halo Olympus fetches $21m from unnamed Chinese buyers.
  • $3bn buyback
    US-listed rig and drillship owner Transocean to pump as much as $3.17bn into repurchasing shares.
  • DryShips reprieve
    George Economou's DryShips gets waiver on debt of $654m, its third let-off of the year
  • Growth view dips
    New York analyst cuts 2009 bulker fleet growth prediction but says forecast through 2012 sees only slight improvement.
  • Wider losses
    Non-cash charges push Teekay Offshore Partners $50.7m into the red in the fourth quarter, but CEO "excited" about potential acquisitions.
  • It's quotes time
    For once Tor Olav Troim's aim is off target and a rich Greek will be on the loose post summer.
  • Dry bulk fantasy?
    Awakening of bulker market from winter of discontent not just a myth, says STX Pan Ocean.
  • BLT net sliced
    Higher costs and lower income see Indonesian owner's bottom line fall by one fifth in first quarter.
  • STX at a loss
    Dive in dry-bulk market and poor volumes elsewhere leave red ink on STX Pan Ocean's first quarter.
  • MISC quits GA
    Severe impact on liner industry from global downturn sees Malaysian owner wave goodbye to Grand Alliance.
  • HHI short
    Korean shipbuilder's bid for trader and yard owner Hyundai Corp rejected as too low.
  • Persistent pirates
    Attacks on ships so far in 2009 have now passed the number seen in the whole of last year, but success rate is falling, IMB says.
  • Broker King dies
    Gibson's dry-cargo chief Malcolm King has died following year-long battle with cancer.
  • FBMA axes 40%
    Philippines ferry builder to lay off 79 workers as new orders prove difficult to land.
  • Outside influence
    Scan Geophysical books blockbuster first quarter but its future will be determined by others.
  • NAT will do nicely
    Follow-on offering generates $130m for Herbjorn Hansson's Nordic American Tanker Shipping as underwriters snap up stock worth $7.2m.
  • Human right?
    Scottish owner CalMac could breach European law if it does not start Sunday service to strictly Christian island of Lewis.
  • A new hope
    Shipbuilding set to continue at Gdynia shipyard in Poland after government announces sale to UIT.
  • Icy grounding
    Russian cargoship refloated after being pushed aground by ice and wind.
  • HMM turns red
    Bad start in tough first quarter markets for Korean owner as it posts big loss.
  • Hanjin revs up
    Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy posts huge hike in first-quarter profit as revenues soar.
  • Edging up
    Japanese bulker owner made more cash in 12 months to 31 March, but earnings will dwindle this year.
  • More for Meiji
    Japanese tanker and bulker player still pushing up profit despite slump.
  • Bergen better
    Pal Engebretsen-led offshore group sees first quarter figures buoyed by improved shipbuilding results.
  • Laser pest
    Man admits temporarily blinding New Zealand ferry crew by aiming light beam at Interisland ship.
  • Sasebo up for now
    Japanese builder posted strong annual profit and revenues but braces for weaker year ahead.
  • Namura suffers
    Japanese shipbuilder sees annual profit slump despite sales hike but eyes recovery this year.
  • Down not out
    Japanese yard Sanoyas forecasts decent profit this year after slumping to loss in 12 months to 31 March.

American Shipperweb site
MAY 15, 2009
  • MOL joins APL with direct Vietnam service
  • Fredriksen's TUI ambitions rebuffed
  • Bruner named vice chairman of Maersk Inc.
  • American Airlines begins Madrid service
  • Alaska Airlines to add Houston, Atlanta flights
  • Jettainer, Swiss WorldCargo extend partnership
  • DOT embraces need for intermodal freight policy
  • ATA seeks improved hazmat regulations
  • Green shoots? Analyst sees "red roots"
  • Children's products label delay request not granted
  • Senate praised for $700 million in emergency food aid
  • Soybean shippers see U.S. aquaculture research funds
  • Southern California ports' cargo slump continues

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
MAY 15, 2009
  • Swedish naval forces in Gulf of Aden
    The Swedish marine today inaugurated its mission in the Gulf of Aden. The Swedish naval force, including two corvettes and one supply vessel, will contribute to the protection of vessels
  • New chairman of Danish Shipowners' Association
    The Danish Shipowners' Association (Danmarks Rederiforening) elected a new chairman at its annual general meeting yesterday. The new chairman is Lars Vang Christensen, CEO of Herning Shipping. He replaces Torben
  • Three DFDS ro-ros to be rebuilt
    DFDS Group has signed a contract with Motorenwerke in Bremerhaven to lengthen three so-called Flower class ro-ros. The first ship vessel be the Tor Ficaria, which will arrive
  • German coasters back in service
    A quartet of German-owned coasters, which had been laid up in the Port of Svendborg, Denmark, have left their lay-up berths to resume service. The four Strahlman-owned
  • Orders at Chinese yards fell 95 per cent
    Orders placed at Chinese yards fell 95 per cent during the first four months of 2009, according to Bloomberg, quoting the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information. Orders from January
  • 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 15, 2009
  • Prices flat to soft in key ports as week ends
    Demand healthy as bunkers fall back from early-week highs.
  • Olympic Tug & Barge Company fined
    Washington State Department of Ecology urges owners to check their vessels.
  • Calls for dual-tug escort for double-hull tankers
    Senators say the 'existing safety system must not be compromised'.
  • Prices end week steady in the North
    Meanwhile in South Europe, bunker prices in some ports were dropping by double digits.
  • Export duty to rise in June
    Russian fuel oil tariff to go up by nearly 10%.
  • ARA fuel oil stocks fall again
    Stocks of gas oil, meanwhile, are at record high.
  • Weak Q1 sees Aegean shares slip
    Analyst describes falling share price as an 'excellent buying opportunity'.
  • Bunker prices mixed
    Singapore bunker prices rebounding Friday.
  • Smaller players could be 'squeezed'
    An 'avalanche' of business failures could be building as global economy falters.
  • Indian refiner sells cargo to BP
    380 cst cargoes slated for June lifting sold at discount.
  • JTC delays Singapore rock cavern project
    Tender for operator of underground oil storage facility called off.

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
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.
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
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
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
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 Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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