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03:02 GMT+2
July 4, 2011
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Floating oil storage market coming alive
    Enquiry to store crude oil on tankers at sea in the US Gulf is rising, although actual bookings have yet to be finalised, shipping and trade sources said on Friday.
  • Baltic index up on Russia grain hopes
    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates to ship dry commodities, turned positive on Friday, with the market watching Russian grains exports after a ban was lifted.

Sched Netweb site
  • Transpacific rates rise after two months of weekly declines
  • Overcapacity, high oil plunge shipping mood to new low: Moore Stephens
  • Global carbon emissions trading scheme unachievable, say EU officials
  • Mainland-Taiwan direct shipping saves shippers more than US$100 million
  • Maersk expects double-digit growth in boxed palm oil, sugar, rice to Africa
  • Fujian port throughput up 16.2pc in first five months
  • Box ship owner to deploy 'slow-steaming' engines in 5,000-TEU newbuildings
  • DCT Gdansk fetes 'splendour' of its millionth TEU after 3 years operation
  • Maersk Line raises cross-hemisphere rates US$150/TEU
  • Sydney's 10th year of box growth, hits 2 million TEU for first time
  • MOL boosts fleet and revises its Asia-east coast South America service
  • US Coast Guard and EPA join forces on bunker fuel emission inspection
  • Singapore Airlines guilty of price fixing, to pay US$48 million fine
  • UPS Freight increases general rates 6.9pc from August 1
  • Thai cancels freighter ahead of contract term as cargo yields fall
  • Air China receives 4-star awards from SkyTrax at Paris Air Show

International Transport Journalweb site
JULY 1, 2011
  • United Continental launches new routes from hub cities
    Increasing the recently launched service from NY-Newark to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, from three-times-weekly to daily, United Airlines and Continental Airlines, wholly owned subsidiar...
  • PIA starts to serve Medina
    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) today starts its Karachi - Medina (Saudi-Arabia) service. From 1 to 11 July, the service will operate with either Airbus A310 or Boeing 777-20...
  • Toronto airport sees strong increase in cargo volumes
    Toronto-Hamilton International Airport, Ontario, which offers Canada's largest multi-modal cargo facility, has bucked the downward trend for cargo handling with recently released f...
  • European Investment Bank (EIB) supports with EUR 800 million for extensions of Poland's motorways on priority transport corridors
    The European Investment Bank (EIB) lends EUR 800 million for the construction of the following two sections of Polish motorways: 36 km of A1 Motorway between Pyrzowice and Maciejów...
  • Raimund Stüer is leaving TX Logistik
    After eleven years Raimund Stüer is leaving the German logistics provider TX Logistik AG effective 30 June 2011. As founding shareholder, he was responsible as Chairman of the Boar...
  • System network of 30 ELVIS partner certified comprehensively
    The German cooperation for truck loads ELVIS has concluded a comprehensive certification process. During the celebration on 27 June, the system's headquarters and 30 participating ...
  • GEFCO Benelux launches a track & trace-system for the vehicle transport
    GEFCO Benelux is launching a pilot project on a system to monitor logistic processes, intended for vehicle transport in the Netherlands. With the system - "GEFCO Arrival at Destina...
  • Duisburg Intermodal Terminal becomes partner of Trans Eurasia Logistics (TEL)
    The direct Duisburg - Moscow container rail link "Moscovite" has now been in operation for over a year and operator TEL - a joint venture of the Deutsche Bahn, Russian Railways and...
  • Etihad Rail invites manufactures to apply for pre-qualification
    Etihad Rail now invites manufacturers to apply for pre-qualification to be shortlisted and invited to tender on a competitive basis. Etihad Rail was established in June 2009 under ...
  • Balfour Beatty Rail/Gammon joint venture awarded EUR 30 million contract for civil and track works
    Balfour Beatty Rail, in joint venture with Gammon Construction, has been awarded the civil and track work contract for the Ulu Pandan and Bishan Depots in Singapore by The Land Tra...
  • Truck tonnage index fell 2.3% in the United States
    The American Trucking Associations' (ATA) advance seasonally adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage index decreased 2.3% in May after decreasing a revised 0.6% in April 2011, reporte...
  • Short Sea: Good parameters essential for growth
    During the fourth Short Sea Congress in Hamburg, the topics of customs barriers in ocean shipping as well as a solution oriented handling of the forthcoming sulphur reduction in fu...
  • Change of partners at Trans Eurasia Logistics (TEL)
    The direct Duisburg - Moscow container rail link "Moscovite" has now been in operation for over a year and operator TEL - a joint venture of the Deutsche Bahn, Russian Railways and...
  • Legal authorities place the Mory-Group under receivership
    Due to the inability to pay, most of the French transport and logistics group Mory was placed under receivership on Monday by legal authorities. For the time being all receivables ...
  • Schenker: More transparency with PIN for the procurement logistics
    Schenker Deutschland AG impose new standards with the online platform PIN (Procurement Information Network). With that the provider for integrated logistics enables industrial and ...
  • BDB: no expansion stop on German rivers and canals
    The German Federal Association for Inland Waterway Transport (BDB) pointed out during an expert hearing in front of the traffic committee of the German Bundestag, that the Federal ...
  • MOL Enhances Asia-East Coast South America Service (CSW)
    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced an upgrade to its Asia-East Coast South America Service (CSW). From July 2011 through 2012, MOL will launch a total of 10 new 5,600 teu co...

Marine Logweb site
JULY 1, 2011
  • ThyssenKrupp rethinks Blohm+Voss plans
  • U.S. Coast Guard increases safety oversight on MODUs
  • Jackup rig order for Keppel FELS shipyard
  • JF Lehman acquires US Joiner
  • Shipping recruiter warns of LNG staff shortages

World Wide Shipperweb site
JULY 1, 2011
  • Port of Portland part of team reviewing region's industrial sites
  • WSDOT receives honor for maintaining top fleet
  • Ceremony marks unveiling of Everett fisherman's statue
  • Coast Guard reprimands officer for commanding vessel while intoxicated
  • US rail carloads up during month of May

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 1, 2011
  • Chartering rush ahead of US holiday fails to light up suezmax market
    Owners unable to raise rates on busy chartering due to overcapacity in the Atlantic
  • Oil demand not enough to trump tanker overcapacity
    Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait may be willing to provide additional volumes, but the tanker delivery schedule continues to overwhelm the market
  • Fonterra launches New Zealand freight revolution
    Dairy giant's Kotahi initiative attempts to attract bigger ships and reduce freight costs as CMA CGM reinstates Auckland box service
  • Capesize market could retreat as miners steer clear
    After two weeks of index gains the party may already be over despite a firm tone in the Atlantic
  • Rising wheat imports boost world trade
    High maize prices encourage more use of wheat
  • Slow rally in capesize rates set to continue
    Owners securing $8.30-$8.40 per tonne for voyages from Western Australia to China, with talk of reaching the $8.50 level
  • Vietnam's plan to stabilise economy
    Major global port operators are investing in facilities as the country's box market posts a 17% rise in volumes for 2010
  • DCT Gdansk celebrates a million teu
    Container unloaded from Emma Maersk is millonth box since terminal opened three years ago
  • Antwerp lays out a holistic road map for development
    Total Plan puts emphasis on the entire logistics chain and the customer's role within it
  • Rowan searching for a deal
    Hunt is on for new orders for offshore drilling platforms and acquisition opportunities
  • Rig builders benefit with newbuilds in demand
    Utilisation rates above 90% with high-specification jack-up rigs, deepwater semi-submersibles and drillships all finding work
  • Box carriers face further losses on Asia-Europe
    As rates plummet and capacity rises, it is inevitable more services on the Asia-Europe trade will have to be suspended
  • Why is it so difficult to save lives simply?
    Scarcely a week goes by without a fatal accident in an enclosed space on a ship, but common sense measures to cut the death toll are ignored
  • Prokopiou confirms Seatraders' first boxship orders, at $140m
    Tanker and LNG owner has swiftly rebuilt the fleet of often-overlooked dry arm
  • Finance baton passes to China
    CDB on track with Aegean Baltic Bank and Maersk, while China Exim also targets Greece
  • Boskalis offloads terminal interests
    Sells package of oil and gas terminal activities and eight anchor handling tugs for $450m to Lamnalco
  • Maersk and MSC spearhead new cargo safety drive
    Information on dangerous practices and incidents to be shared across the industry
  • Ceres LNG outsources maintenance to Wärtsilä
    Deal marks continuing trend to find engineering skills outside core shipboard competence
  • CMA CGM boosts green credentials
    French line purchases 18,000 additional eco-containers bringing total to 10% of box fleet
  • Royal Fleet Auxiliary is no easy target
    Commander issues warning to private shipping companies eyeing its business
  • Greek owner to test Cargill towing kite
    Anbros Maritime's handysize bulker Aghia Marina to be fitted with SkySails system
  • Port Botany sees 10th consecutive annual growth record
    Box throughputs up 6.1%, while container volumes up 5.7%
  • Blohm+Voss sale collapses
    Owner ThyssenKrupp says commercial opportunities that justified deal with Abu Dhabi Mar have now faded
  • K Line wants to take its time before committing to very large boxships
    But analyst warns stalling to gauge future growth in cargo volumes is not without risk
  • Chinese banks vie for larger slice of ship finance pie
    Overseas push by China Exim and Sinosure reflect new engagement with foreign deals
  • A rock and a hard place
    Freight forwarders claimed recently that there are not enough trucks left in Europe to support a modal backshift away from ships, but that is missing a key point
  • Nautilus to form Swiss section
    Talks on collaboration also being held with UK unions representing maritime, railway and road transport workers
  • SITC volumes and freight rates up but slowdown could be on the horizon
    Inflation, yuan appreciation and labour costs puts squeeze on Chinese exporters
  • Third Korea Line tanker heads for US court auction
    Minimum bid of $42.5m on Blue Jasper

Fairplayweb site
JULY 1, 2011
  • Wärtsilä awarded Ceres contract
    CERES LNG Services, a Greek ship management company, said today it has awarded a contract to Wärtsilä covering six LNG carriers
  • Abandoned ferries to be removed from Piraeus
    SEVEN inactive ferries berthed at the passenger terminal of Greece's largest port are to be removed
  • Oorja stake to be sold
    MERCATOR Lines hopes to raise $150M by selling a 30% stake in its Singapore subsidiary Oorja Holdings
  • EC to investigate Spanish tax scheme
    THE EC said today it plan to investigate whether a Spanish tax-lease ship financing scheme is compatible with EU rules on government aid
  • Havila pricing scrapes bottom of range
    HAVILA Shipping, the listed Norwegian operator of offshore vessels, has completed a private placement of 2.56M new shares at 52.50 kroner ($9.50)
  • Ashes to ashes for Panamax coal cargoes
    COAL DATA provider IHS McCloskey told Fairplay today that China is increasing cargoes of coal with high calorific value from South Africa and Australia
  • OSM manages Maersk ships
    NORWAY'S OSM is taking over management of six Maersk Line box ships in the Philippines, its first such deal with the Danish group
  • Suitor, declare yourself
    SINGAPORE securities company DMG & Partners warned today that port operator Portek's unnamed suitor should soon declare its intentions
  • Late Dalrymple flood recovery warned
    PROJECTIONS for Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal indicate that full recovery from Australia's January floods is now not predicted until 4Q2011, IHS McCloskey reported today
  • Supramax ballasting rises
    SOFTENING Supramax rates are forcing several owners to ballast vessels that normally operate on India/Richards Bay routes

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 1, 2011
  • U.S. Factory Index Inches Upward, China Slips
    Manufacturing growth in the United States accelerated in June for the first time in five months, according to the Institute...
  • APL Plans Chicago Intermodal Terminal
    Container shipping line APL is building an intermodal container terminal in Joliet, Ill., to strengthen its transcontinental network in the...
  • Q&A: Ocean Carriers Implementing No-Show Fees
    Editor Peter T. Leach gives a preview to his upcoming story in the July 4 issue of The Journal of...
  • Seattle Box Imports Dive 27.8 Percent
    Container imports at the Port of Seattle fell back 27.8 percent in May from the same month a year ago...
  • UPS Freight Hikes Rates 6.9 Percent
    UPS Freight will take a 6.9 percent general rate hike Aug. 1, a move that could signal a stronger across-the-board...
  • Panalpina Aims to Boost Logistics Market Growth
    Panalpina, the Swiss global forwarder and logistics group, vowed to outperform market growth in air and ocean freight and logistics,...
  • Customer Location Central to DC Choices, Shippers Say
    Locating close to customers often is more important than tax and financial incentives in choosing distribution facilities, shippers told The...
  • Global IT Spending Forecast Raised
    The Gartner research group raised its projection for global IT spending this year, saying the industry is absorbing the impact...
  • Surcharge, Freight Rate Updates for June 27-July 1
    Hapag-Lloyd announced a steep hike in its "war risk surcharge" on all cargo moving to and from ports in Libya. The...
  • The Lure of Inland Ports
    Last week, we launched a new Journal of Commerce event in Chicago, the Inland Port Logistics Conference. The name might...
  • Broken Seal, Broken Trust
    Q: We are a motor carrier and have a major customer who has some rigid ideas about the importance of...
  • 3PLs Linked In
    Ken Kowal is one of a small but growing number of logistics professionals wired into social media. Prior...
  • In Stock, Out of Sync
    Inventory management has a dark secret: Forecasting isn't only worthless; it also exacerbates the very problem it was designed to...
  • Smart Ways
    The Teamsters union and some environmental groups have been pushing for a federal solution to clean-trucks standards at the country's...
  • Forwarder Leschaco Names Malambri US Chief
    Freight forwarder Leschaco named Mark Malambri president and CEO of the Germany-based company's U.S. operations. Malambri is joining...
  • NYK Drops Chassis in Oakland, Minneapolis
    NYK Line is extending its plan to phase out chassis services, dropping the equipment provision in Oakland and Minneapolis for...
  • Baird Drops Coverage of YRC Worldwide
    Baird Equity Research is dropping its coverage of YRC Worldwide, as the trucking giant heads toward a financial restructuring that...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JULY 1, 2011
  • HFW lists carriers' rites at dawn
  • CSAV talks alliances with MSC and CMA CGM
  • Shippers get new scheduling tool
  • PANYJ achieves record volumes for May
  • Safmarine shuts its services to Iran

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 1, 2011
  • Reef protection in place
    Surveillance system extended to whole of Australia's Great Barrier Reef after bulker grounding last year.
  • Gard wins Rita legal round
    Skirmishing over costly windstorm losses in the Gulf of Mexico continue in London court.
  • Bye bye, Pipavav Shipyard
    And hello to Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering, as Indian yard changes name and focus.
  • Spain under microscope
    Europe investigates legality of leasing scheme for ship purchases using tax relief.
  • Iran violation costs Gen Re
    Payout to Steamship Mutual to reimburse NITC tanker claim falls foul of US sanctions.
  • Yards get more time
    Canada extends deadline for four shipbuilders to submit bids for $35bn of newbuilding contracts.
  • Money beats being broke
    A master of the universe and a humble shipowner speak, the trade off between time and money in ransom negotiations and Noah's Ark runs into trouble again.
  • Cargill picks Anbros
    Trader to put Skysails kite on Greek owner's chartered bulker, the biggest vessel yet to fly the green flag.
  • Tanker crew rescued
    UK warship takes ill seafarers from small UAE-owned vessel that had lost power and was taking on water off Oman.
  • Globus grabs more
    Greek owner sells $22m of shares in follow-on offering to fund supramax buy.
  • Ceres signs with Wartsila
    Finnish engine builder picks up five year maintenance contract for six LNG carriers.
  • Boskalis sells AHTS ships
    Dutch dredging group offloads subsidiary Smit's terminal and offshore ship operations to 50%-owned unit Lamnalco.
  • $3.8bn and counting...
    Having spent a fortune on massive Triple-E boxships already, Maersk eyes more orders.
  • Havila pockets share cash
    Norwegian company raises NOK 198m to take over five jointly owned platform supply ships.
  • DNA database for pirates
    UN anti-piracy group CGPCS aims to have data bank on Somali gunmen up and running next year.
  • B+V sale collapses
    Germany's ThyssenKrupp ends talks with Abu Dhabi Mar over transfer of merchant shipbuilding in Hamburg.
  • Teekay wins FPSO work
    New York-listed owner fixes out $1bn Samsung newbuilding to BG Norge in the North Sea.
  • Rose retires from Dahlman
    New York shipping bank confirms TradeWinds report of management shakeup, replacing chief executive with chairman, Kim Fennebresque.

American Shipperweb site
JULY 1, 2011
  • Washington Notebook
  • 'Complicit in Iran's strategy'
    'Complicit in Iran's strategy' 'Complicit in Iran's strategy'...
  • Thieving by rockets' red glare
    Freight Watch International warns that the 4th of July weekend has the second-highest rate of cargo theft for any weekend of the year -- second only to Thanksgiving -- over the past five years. In a bulletin this week it said holidays can cause lon...
  • Group asks Maersk for total pullout from Iran
    Following Maersk Line'sannouncement earlier this week that it was ending shipments to three Iranian ports , the pressure group United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) is asking the world's largest shipping company to completely end business in Iran. ...
  • CSAV in talks with MSC, CMA CGM
    Chilean shipping company CSAV saidit is negotiating with Mediterranean Shipping Co. and CMA CGMabout joint operating agreements or consortia in some services. It said services being discussed include routes between Asia and Africa, Brazil and the M...
  • NYK ends chassis in Minneapolis, Oakland
    NYK Line North America said it will no longer provide chassis in Minneapolis and Oakland for import and export containers moving merchant haulage bills of lading. There will be no change to the chassis provision for carrier's haulage shipments NYK...
  • Jumbo expands representation in Germany
    Dutch heavy lift shipping company Jumbo Shipping has opened a representative office in Bremen, Germany, in cooperation with breakbulk and heavy lift shipbroker Coli Schiffahrt & Transport KG. The new office, Jumbo Agency Germany GmbH, aims to furth...
  • DOT claws $527 million for TIGER III
    The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Thursday it has made $527 million available for a third round of merit-based, competitive TIGER grants to improve infrastructure. Projects must demonstrate their ability to meet one or more criteria,...
  • Gen Re settles Iran penalty
    The U.S. Treasury Department said General Reinsurance Corp., based in Stamford, Conn., has paid $59,130 to settle liability for apparent violations of Iranian Transactions Regulations. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said the ap...
  • APL builds intermodal yard near Chicago
    Liner carrier APL said Thursday it has purchased land in Joliet, Ill., to develop a new intermodal container terminal. The 43 acres of space was acquired from CenterPoint Properties within the CenterPoint Intermodal Center, the largest inland port...

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 1, 2011
  • Fujairah market stable
    Deliveries available for supply in Durban between July 5-11.
  • Rotterdam prices steady
    Avails tight in Hamburg.
  • World's largest maritime surveillance system in operation
    Aim is 'to deter shipping companies and their crews from engaging in unsafe and irresponsible actions'.
  • Global MBM deal to cut maritime carbon emissions 'unachievable'
    EU source says it is 'unrealistic' to expect MBM 'this year, next year or the year after that.'
  • The future of market based measures
    IMO's new secretary general can't be seen as using his position to push Japan's MBM proposal.
  • Warstila signs maintenance contract for dual-fuel engines
    'Dynamic Maintenance Planning offers owners a significant reduction in operating costs,' says engine builder.
  • Dan-Bunkering celebrates senior trader's 25th year
    Company holds reception for Jesper Juhl.
  • Dry bulk carrier to be world's largest kite-powered ship
    System will be installed early next year and will then be 'up and running in a matter of weeks'.
  • Bunker prices falling as week closes
    Demand mixed across major Asian ports on Friday.
  • South China fuel oil imports down 35%
    97% of the fuel oil imports were for supporting bonded bunker operations at South China ports.
  • Indian fuel oil exports to East Asia up 50%
    Cargoes sold at strong premiums due to generally tight fundamentals.
  • Indian shipping firms brace for 'tough times' on rising fuel costs
    Industry expects around 20% hike in operating costs.

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
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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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