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20:07 GMT+2
May 21, 2009
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Ship lay-up woes could worsen
    If more ships are laid up in the waters around Singapore, it would pose a difficult situation in the future, warned prominent shipmanager Thome's general manager of its marine consulting arm.

Sched Netweb site
  • Hanjin hikes Asia-Europe rates from June 1 and again July 1
  • Grand Alliance merges JCX and SCX services into one loop
  • AP Moller-Maersk CFO Sorensen quits for health reasons
  • Coscon extends rotation with two 725-TEU ships on HSH loop
  • Five more China ports participate in cross-straits shipping
  • Qingdao moves 100 million tonnes in first four months
  • Cosco terminals see no upturn in April volumes
  • China Merchants, Wanhai, Sinotrans in Xiamen-Kaohsiung liner service
  • Chinese port and logistics delegates call on Port of Hamburg
  • Cory Brothers sets up Singapore office
  • Kuehne + Nagel renews Christmas deal with UK's Homebase
  • Ship orders at Japanese yards sink 74pc in April
  • Lengthy air cargo screening worry shippers of perishables
  • El Al Airlines launches Beijing-Tel Aviv-Sao Paulo service
  • Air China offers Chongqing to Angkor, Cambodia cargo flights
  • Austin, Texas, air freight traffic down 28pc in first quarter

Exim Indiaweb site
  • MARUBA intensifying focus on burgeoning Indian market
  • Executive forum on May 28
  • Evergreen Line's 1st vessel calls at ACT as part of Asx service
  • IMO adopts Hong Kong model for scrapyard standards
  • IIFF-FIATA's diploma course in freight forwarding from June 12
  • DCI wins NM Port's dredging contract
  • Japan leads rush of Asian shipping cos to join Marshall Islands flag
  • TCI shelves ship buying plan, to go slow on truck acquisitions
  • EPCES to take part in ITPO's Kunming fair in China during June
  • WTO informed of move to impose special duty on 4 items
  • Bhutan lifts ban on Indian poultry
  • Saudi Arabia lifts ban on Indian seafood
  • Bids invited for pulses import
  • Jobs potential of MSME sector underscored
  • Mumbai SEZ promoters move HC for speedy settlement of land deals
  • OECD finds economic downturn easing

International Transport Journalweb site
MAY 19, 2009
  • Maiden flight for first Airbus A320 assembled in China
    The first Airbus A320 to be assembled in Airbus' Final Assembly Line China (Falc) completed its first flight recently, taking off and landing at Tianjin international airport. The ...
  • Gondrand Atege: ground-breaking ceremony for new logistics centre in Germany
    Gondrand Atege, a member of the Basel (CH)-based transport and logistics group Gondrand, is building a new logistics centre in Nordenham (DE). The official ground-breaking ceremony...
  • Balnak wants to expand activities in Turkey
    Balnak, one of the leading Turkish logistics service providers, said that it expects 100% growth in next three years. Although the global crisis has affected the logistics sec...
  • Kuehne + Nagel to deliver seasonal products to Homebase stores for Christmas launch
    Homebase, the UK's second largest home improvement retailer, has selected Kuehne + Nagel (K + N) as its principal global supply chain partner for the award winning Christmas ...
  • SDV International Logistics becomes an authorised economic operator
    SDV International Logistics was recently awarded the authorised economic operator certificate "Customs simplification/Security and safety AEO" (Full AEO Certificate No. FR0000...
  • Unifeeder opens depot for 45 ft containers
    The Danish short sea and feeder operator Unifeeder has set up a depot at Contargo Ludwigshafen (DE) for the 45 ft containers whose width has been adjusted to accommodate the m...
  • Port of Hamburg expects to handle more giant containerships
    The port of Hamburg expects to see an increase in the number of mega containerships with a capacity of more than 10,000 teu that call at the German port this year. Claudia Roller, ...
  • AeroLogic B777F makes first landing at Leipzig/Halle airport
    Arriving from a non-stop flight from the Boeing plant in Seattle, USA, the first of eight brand-new AeroLogic Boeing 777 freighters landed at Germany's Leipzig/Halle airport on 13 ...

Maritime Global Netweb site
MAY 20, 2009
  • EU set to extend anti-piracy coverage
  • Borg pushes cold-ironing for cruise ships
  • Camillo Eitzen reports difficult quarter

Marine Logweb site
MAY 20, 2009
  • Problems ahead for GPS?
  • Earl Industries gets $10.2 million Navy awards
  • NAVSEA recruits displaced auto industry engineers
  • Ship repairer to move in at Lindø

World Wide Shipperweb site
MAY 20, 2009
  • Port of Bellingham project nets Best Restored Beach award
  • Seattle maritime security team headed to Guantanamo Bay
  • Coast Guard responds to false use of distress flares
  • Freight transportation index falls during month of March
  • Corps warns public to stay clear of jetties

Lloyd's Listweb site
MAY 20, 2009
  • Japan to challenge support for shipyards at OECD
    JAPAN to push for the restart of negotiations on a "new shipbuilding agreement".
  • Japan to use OECD to fight for level playing field
  • Cruiseship order slump threatens skills loss at European yards
    CONTINUING drought in orders for new cruiseships will drive vital expertise away from the sector.
  • Boxship lay-ups continue but may start to level out
    LOCH Striven in Scotland is latest lay-up destination as lines continue to remove surplus tonnage from service.

Fairplayweb site
MAY 20, 2009
  • Mega-ship safety alert issued
    EUROPEAN tug owners and pilots today sounded an alert about dangers posed by ultra-large box ships
  • Ezra raises $63M from new shares
    EZRA has strengthened its capital base with a successful new share placement exercise
  • Pirate training in USSR?
    A RETIRED rear admiral of the Soviet navy reportedly admitted today that some Somali pirates had been trained at USSR naval academies
  • Boss quits at scandal-racked Klang
    PORT KLANG'S general manager has quit after being in the Malaysian post for less than a year
  • Korean steelmakers cut price
    MAJOR South Korean steel producers have announced a reduction in the price of thick-plate steel used in shipbuilding

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MAY 20, 2009
  • Rail Shippers' Lobby Geared Up
  • Porcari, Babbitt Clear Commerce Committee
  • Lawmakers Demand Armed Security on U.S. Ships
  • FedEx Upgrades Cold Chain Shipping
  • Rails to Congress: Step Back on Antitrust
  • Clean Diesel Proponents Visit Capitol Hill
  • World Trade Volume Falls 11.3 Percent
  • Delta, Air France-KLM Launch Joint Venture
  • Air France-KLM Cargo Loses $284 Million
  • BNSF Tests GE Locomotives
  • Trans-Pacific Spot Rate Hits New Low
  • Powerwave Picks CEVA Logistics
  • Hanjin Opens Busan Terminal
  • Arnold B. McKinnon Dies
  • Grand Alliance Merges Two Asian Loops

Containerisation Internationalweb site
MAY 20, 2009
  • ICC economic survey: worse, but grounds for optimism
  • ELAA reveals scale of European downturn
  • Anti-piracy debate ends with a fudge
  • Japanese economy still under pressure
  • Hanjin expands South Korean terminal operations

TradeWindsweb site
MAY 20, 2009
  • Cummings query
    Influential US congressman wants to know why US-flag vessels are being left to protect themselves.
  • Paragon flies
    After beating expectations, Paragon Shipping leads US-listed bulker owners on another day of upward movement.
  • DividEND
    John Fredriksen's Frontline to abandon shareholder payouts in the first quarter, two top analysts warn.
  • Owner to sell?
    OceanFreight's Anthony Kandylidis says the company could sell off some of its oldest bulkers to buy newer vessels.
  • Queen sale off
    DFDS says the $32m sale of the ferry Queen of Scandinavia is cancelled after buyer fails to fulfill terms.
  • ATM nearly done
    Analyst believes DryShips' may be near to wrapping up its $475m at-the-market share offering.
  • Casualty file
    Images of pirate attacks thwarted by navies dominate weekly WebTV roundup of casualty stories.
  • Delay drubbing
    Appeal judges uphold Vitol VLCC judgment after pondering futility of impossible delivery date.
  • No immunity
    Astillero Rio Santiago fails in bid to block newbuilding dispute with Schoeller group company.
  • Hosco rescues
    Chinese ship plucks five Filipino fishermen alive from life raft, two others dead and one missing.
  • Prisco survives
    Russian tanker owner sees big drop in first quarter revenues, but pushes up net earnings.
  • Bulky loss
    Croatian dry cargo player Atlantska Plovidba starts 2009 with a loss as revenues plunge.
  • Tenant for Lindo
    Marriage of convenience sees potentially homeless Fredericia shiprepairer move into AP Moller-Maersk's surplus yard facilities.
  • Eitzen still in red
    Camillo Eitzen's first quarter hurt by newbuilding cancellation charges as it posts "unsatisfactory" figures.
  • Ferries back?
    Philippine owners mulling relaunching passenger run from Tacloban following Princess of the Stars disaster last year.
  • 'Pirate' indicted
    Sole surviving suspected attacker of Maersk Alabama to fights 10-count indictment handed down in New York.
  • Going backwards
    German shipyards booked lowest number of new orders last year since 2001 as slump hit.
  • Dof gets richer
    Offshore shipowner boosts bank balance by nearly $40m following private placement involving top management.
  • Last gasp rescue
    Otto Marine grabs ten-year deals for two anchor handler newbuildings which saw owners pull out at the eleventh hour.
  • Lay-up likely
    Singapore-based Nexus still struggling to find work for its first FPSO delivery due in June.
  • Fair effort
    Oslo-listed Fairstar sees first quarter profit climb as it claims revenue is unaffected by offshore market turmoil.
  • Gain in Spain
    Danish ship supply group Wrist makes fourth acquisition in six months by snapping up Huqui-7 in Algeciras.
  • OceanFreight falls
    Greek bulker and tanker player sees first quarter profit cut in tough market, but remains cash-rich.
  • Wind changes
    Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy enters wind turbine market to fill revenue gap left by shipping slump.
  • Traders to blame
    The head of the China Iron and Steel Association has blamed speculators for the surge in China's ore imports.
  • MOL drops out
    PIL and Laurel Navigation opt to go it alone on new Middle East-India-Africa liner service.
  • Fire off S'pore
    Two crew members are missing, believed drowned after their ship caught fire off Singapore.

American Shipperweb site
MAY 20, 2009
  • Economist: 4th quarter box spike won't last
  • Jade out, Tiger back in for MSC
  • Coast Guard, industry team on anti-piracy
  • WFS to handle cargo for LTU in Miami
  • Corps slashes Lakes dredging budget by 25%
  • NFTC: Kirk should progress with Pacific agreement
  • U.S., Angola seek trade expansion
  • U.S-Africa chamber urges trade deal with EU
  • GreenCarriers expands in Finland
  • Long Beach port approves reduced spending in budget
  • Hanjin opens Busan terminal
  • ATA seeks widespread injunction on L.A. truck plan

The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
MAY 20, 2009
  • Fredericia Shipyard moves to Lindø
    Fredericia Shipyard have signed a rental agreement with Odense Shipyard at Lindø. The company will dispose of 100,000 square meters with dock facilities and buildings comprising offices, workshops, changing rooms
  • Mærsk shipowner and CFO quits his job
    A. P. Møller-Mærsk will have to search for a new Chief Financial Officer as the present CFO, Søren Thorup S'rensen has announced that he will resign. "I have been
  • Wrist buys Spanish business
    Wrist Group made its fourth acquisition in six months by acquiring the Spanish ship chandler Huqui-7 (HQ7). The acquisition will strengthen Wrist Group's position in Algeciras, where its head
  • Torm's Q1 better than expected
    Dampskibsselskabet Torm reports a better profit in the first quarter of 2009 than expected by analysts. The profit wast USD 39.6 million compared with USD 50 million for the
  • Viking Line participates in environmental project
    Viking Line is supporting and entering into collaboration with the Helcom Baltic Sea Action Group in a campaign to save the Baltic Sea. Viking Line will make a donation to
  • Marinvest and Hempel winners in Seatrade Awards
    Göteborg-based shipowner Marinvest won the "Innovation in Ship Operations" category at the prestigious Seatrade Awards 2009. The company was rewarded for its in-house developed "take-me-home'-arrangement
  • Happy pirates in Dutch jail
    In January, the Danish frigate Absalon captured five pirates attacking the vessel Samanyolu off Somalia. Since the vessel is registered in Netherlands Antilles, the pirates were taken to Rotterdam to

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MAY 20, 2009
  • Bunker costs hit earnings
    Another 15% to 20% increase from current levels would be 'extremely bad news'.
  • Mid-week prices mixed in North Europe
    Meanwhile, bunker prices firming in South Europe.
  • Oil prices at 6-month high on US inventory draw
    Report showing larger-than-expected declines for crude oil and gasoline.
  • Mediterranean ECA 'unlikely'
    Leading analyst says ECA would not be justified 'economically or technically'.
  • Fears raised about EU's 2010 0.1% sulphur limit
    INTERTANKO campaigning for postponement of enforcement of 'at berth' requirement.
  • Singapore bunker prices steady
    Hong Kong and Busan see prices firm.
  • Chimbusco's April bunker sales steady
    Bonded bunker sales 'have improved significantly compared to the last quarter of 2008'.
  • Chimbusco in collision exercise
    Chinese bunker supplier tests its response to maritime accident.
  • Piracy in Malacca 'can be eliminated'
    Attacks in the Strait of Malacca sharply down.
  • Tanker caught fire in Singapore waters
    Tanker stable; no oil pollution from the incident but two crew members still missing.

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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