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02:42 GMT+2
July 7, 2011
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • New shipping association chief backs hybrid solution to piracy
    Patrick Phoon, the newly elected president of the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), is backing a 'hybrid system' for tackling piracy, he said yesterday.
  • PSA Int'l JV wins terminal concession in Saudi Arabia
    A joint venture between PSA International and the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Saudi Global Ports LLC - has been awarded the concession for a container terminal at the King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam.
  • China acknowledges spill from north-eastern oil rig
    Oil that spewed from an offshore drilling rig in north-eastern China for two weeks last month has spread over 829 square kilometres, government officials acknowledged on Tuesday, amid uproar over why it took so long for fishermen, local residents and environmental groups to be informed of the spill.
  • Delays in building capesize ships fall to lowest in 3 yrs

Sched Netweb site
  • Drewry: Look to big carrier losses in 2011 as overcapacity rattles rates
  • Asia to north Europe carrier statistics show poor performance in May
  • SITC International Holdings quarterly profit up 7pc to US$25 million
  • CSAV raises US$430 million in share sale to tide over losses
  • Chilean box traffic prospects good as consumers drive economy: BMI study
  • DHL offers new LCL service from Ho Chi Minh City to Hong Kong
  • Saudi Arabia plans trans-desert railway from Jeddah to Dammam
  • APMT in Rotterdam extends gate openings to avoid traffic jams
  • Indian shipping expects 20pc rise in operational costs, owners hope to charter
  • Jakarta air couriers strike over time lost de-stuffing boxes for screening
  • Panalpina strengthens its cold chain for healthcare customers
  • Abu Dhabi International Airport wins Air Cargo Award of Excellence

Exim Indiaweb site
  • A.P. Moller-Maersk joins World Ocean Council
  • EU may ban Filipino crew
  • Idle box fleet grows 20,000 TEUs in just two weeks
  • Maersk Line orders 10 more 18,000-TEU vessels
  • Ocean carrier schedule consolidation process to be easier with OceanSchedules Data Feed tool
  • Penalties to accrue for failure to comply with EU Customs' ENS rule
  • Schenker India introduces new enhanced direct LCL service to Austria
  • India, Japan to operationalise CEPA from Aug. 1
  • VIPM's first batch passing-out ceremony

International Transport Journalweb site
JULY 6, 2011
  • Glasgow airport charges Cambridge Consultants to solve wind farm radar interference
    Cambridge Consultants, a part of the European innovation and high technology consulting group Altran, last week announced it has been selected by Glasgow Prestwick Airport to provi...
  • Intrepid Aviation names Volker Fabian Chief Commercial Officer
    Intrepid Aviation today announced that Volker Fabian has joined the company as its new Chief Commercial Officer. The appointment of Fabian is part of the continued expansion of Int...
  • WABCO announces supply agreement for new generation of trailer air disc brakes
    WABCO Holdings Inc., a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, announced that it has entered into a long term agreement with one of Europ...
  • Switzerland: Federal Council simplifies distribution of tachograph cards
    In future hauliers and drivers are going to obtain the tachograph cards more easily and they will be less expensive. The cards are going to be newly and centrally issued by the Fed...
  • No fatalities in train accidents in UK
    According to the new Annual Safety Performance Report by Rail Safety and Standards Board Limited (RSSB), UK Rail continues to be one of the safest forms of transport. 2010/11 was t...
  • Utilization tax for oceans?
    According to scientists the protection of the seas could be promoted considerably with an international ocean tax. Marine researchers from Europe and the US recently suggested at a...
  • TRW Automotive tenders logistics contracts via TICONTRACT
    After mutual individual projects in 2010, TRW Automotive, one of the world's leading suppliers for the automotive industry, in future is going to tender their European logistics co...
  • Gebrüder Weiss purchases wind farm
    Gebrüder Weiss has completed yet another sustainability project. In June, the Austrian transport and logistics provider acquired a wind farm in northern Germany from an experienced...
  • Koreans land in Khabarovsk
    The Korean Incheon International Airport Corporation has acquired ten percent of the Russian airport Khabarovsk with the option to top up the package. The deal is estimated to have...
  • Cargill reveals the name of the world's largest kite-powered vessel
    Cargill has signed an agreement with Greek ship owner/manager Anbros Maritime S.A. (Anbros) to install the world's largest kite on its Aghia Marina dry bulk cargo vessel. The Aghi...

Marine Logweb site
JULY 6, 2011
  • Pirates set fire to tanker off Aden
  • Aker Solutions to provide subsea equipment for expanded MWCC containment system
  • SUNY Maritime to have its first woman president
  • MHI completes modernization of Shimonoseki Shipyard
  • ASL Marine books OSV orders for eleven vessels

World Wide Shipperweb site
JULY 6, 2011
  • Cargill, Louis Dreyfus announce plan to end Pacific Northwest joint ventures
  • A.P. Moller Maersk Group joining global marine evironment alliance
  • NYK team developes system to cut vessel wind resistance
  • Port of Tacoma taps Chamberlain as new director of engineering
  • OOCL celebrates christening of new 8,888teu container ship

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 6, 2011
  • Box charter market takes another slide
    Declines reported across all vessel sizes with little indication the situation is going to improve soon
  • Success of Baltex screen questioned
    Market rumours suggest that although members have signed up many are simply taking a look at the system and not actually trading on it
  • Exclusive interview: Bourbon chief banks on timing of offshore upturn
    Deepwater offshore support sector will see growth next year, says Christian Lefèvre
  • Ultra-large boxships push smaller carriers onto secondary trade routes
    But cost savings from larger ships will only materialise if the ships sail at close to full capacity
  • CMA CGM pumps up surcharges
    Increases to hit trades that are not subject to deteriorating freight rates
  • Omega and Glencore split joint tanker fleet
    Termination of Megacore venture comes as owner remains in debt talks with bankers
  • Maersk joins World Ocean Council
    Hawaii-based council aims to bring together ocean oil and gas businesses, shipping companies, deepsea fishing businesses and other organisations
  • Milford Haven bids for independence
    Trust port asks UK government for freedom to appoint board members instead of having them chosen by ministers
  • Saving $5bn a year while cutting C02 should be a 'no-brainer'
    Virtual Arrival with slow steaming can help avoid bunker bills ' so why the resistance from tanker owners?
  • Virtual Arrival ' the user's experience
    BP reveals data from voyages to illustrate the system's benefits
  • A step by step guide to the Virtual Arrival process
    Profitable port congestion in 10 easy steps
  • A few lessons still unlearned
    The approaching centenary of the Titanic's sinking should remind us that we never stop learning, but we have a nasty habit of avoiding solutions that may not suit us
  • EU innovation money is there ' but where is it from?
    Details of Brussels' innovation aid are buried in a bureaucratic morass of information across a number of websites
  • Germany divided over Duisburg sale
    Sale of federal government stake stymied by political wrangling
  • Eclectic mix that adds up to a roaring success
    Munich's Transport Logistics show is hot on business but does not forget the fun
  • Pilots and profits
    The UK's Humber estuary is no place for novices, so it is worrying to hear pilots voicing concerns over safety
  • What Greeks can do
    On what terms will the shipping community be prepared to take a stake in recovery?
  • Clipper executives jailed for tax fraud
    Employees said to have been paid bonuses overseas while employed in Denmark and subject to Danish law
  • RBS continues to seek new business
    But head of shipping Lambros Varnavides says a lack of suitable new deals is impeding new deals

Fairplayweb site
JULY 6, 2011
  • DnB tops loan ranks
    DnB NOR was the largest bookrunner of syndicated marine finance loans in 1H11, according to Dealogic league tables released today
  • Danish taxman grills Clipper workers
    DANISH authorities have reportedly carried out tax investigations regarding 211 staff members at Clipper, the Bahamas-domiciled group managed from Copenhagen
  • Crowley buys Puerto Rico logistics company
    CROWLEY Maritime has continued its push into transport logistics in the Caribbean with the purchase of Puerto Rico Freight Systems
  • WTO rules China breaking trade rules
    THE WTO has ruled that China's curbs on export shipments of industrial raw materials violate global trade rules, IHS Global Insight reported today
  • Biofuel plant assailed
    A BIOFUEL power station being built in Southwest England generated a green protest today
  • Strike stymies Chittagong
    BANGLADESH'S port of Chittagong has been hit by an anti-government strike that has shut down the country, Fairplay was told today
  • Teekay places newbuild stake
    NYSE-listed Teekay Offshore has confirmed a $20M private placement for four shuttle tanker newbuildings destined for Brazil
  • DEME joins Hochtief's jack-up JV
    BELGIAN dredging and engineering group DEME today replaced defunct heavy-lift operator Beluga in a joint venture with Germany's construction group Hochtief
  • Sea-web update activated
    AN UPDATED version of Sea-web went live today, offering new features such as better mapping and new context-sensitive information and links
  • Court orders Kochi inquiry
    AN INDIAN court has ordered Cochin Port Trust to investigate a rise in terminal handling charges at a new terminal in Kochi operated by Dubai Ports World
  • PSA forms Saudi terminal JV
    SINGAPOREAN port operator PSA International has formed a joint venture with Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund to develop and operate a box terminal at Dammam
  • 'K' Line targets 25% cut in electricity use
    JAPAN'S 'K' Line aims to cut electricity use by 25% this quake-shaken peak season, compared the same part of 2010
  • Mols-Linien sells ro-paxes
    DANISH ferry company Mols-Linien has sold two ro-paxes to a German buyer and closed the loss-making domestic route on which they were operating
  • KOWEPO seeks Capesizes, Panamaxes in deal
    KOREA Western Power has issued a two-part tender seeking 650,000 tonnes of thermal coal, to be shipped over August-November to its Taean power plant
  • Hay Point loading delayed
    BROKERS told Fairplay today bad weather in Queensland has delayed coal loading, with Hay Point being the worst affected

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 6, 2011
  • Senate, House Set Dueling Trade Meetings
  • Pirates Attack Tanker Off Yemen
  • Long Beach Seeks Harbor Revenue for Tidelands Fund
  • Echo Global Logistics Acquires Advantage Transport
  • House to Unveil Streamlined Transportation Bill
  • ABF Wins Appeal on YRC, Teamsters Suit
  • NJ Port Drivers Sue Over Contractor Status
  • PSA International Wins Bid to Build Saudi Terminal
  • Forwarders Seek Eased Russia Customs Barriers
  • DHL Starts NY-Durban LCL Service
  • CMA CGM Hikes Rates, Surcharges
  • ABF Freight Hikes LTL Truck Rates 6.9 Percent
  • US Services Index Dipped in May
  • Analysts Expect More LTL Rate Hikes
  • US, Mexico Sign Cross-Border Trucking Pact
  • Bridgestone Hikes Truck Tire, Retread Prices
  • OOCL Dropping Chassis at Charleston, Five Other Cities
  • India Port Traffic Climbs 7 Percent
  • APM Takes Control of Callao Terminal
  • Maersk Joins Ocean Sustainability Group

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JULY 6, 2011
  • More bad news for liner industry
  • Boxship charter market continues to soften
  • Planned Le Havre-Caen barge connection nearing completion
  • Desperate pirates renew attacks
  • Japanese investors push Nikkei to post-quake high

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 6, 2011
  • KLC auction approaches
    Compass Maritime closes in on sale of former Korea Line tanker following four-month saga in Honolulu.
  • Excel seals bulker fix
    Gabriel Panayiotides-led owner breaks from BDI bulker deals in Happy Day and Iron Vassilis charter contracts.
  • DnB leads loan tables
    Nordic banking behemoth takes first place trophy in Dealogic digest of $28bn loan battle.
  • ASL reels in orders
    Singapore-listed shipbuilder sinks its teeth into orders for nine anchor-handlers and a pair of response vessels.
  • PBC boosts rates
    Beijing banking giant's monetary policy may shake bulker sector sentiment in the near-term, Wells Fargo warns.
  • DEME seizes Beluga stake
    Beluga Hochtief Offshore eyes expansion as Belgian dredging giant snatches stake from fallen heavy-lift giant.
  • Tanker grounds
    Bernardo Leo pushed towards breakwater at Iloilo by heavy seas.
  • Cosco wins FFA dispute
    London court rejects $16.5m claim from insolvent Pioneer and awards Chinese owner 'wash out' sum of $7.5m.
  • Ferry on the rocks
    More than 100 people temporarily stuck on vessel that grounded off US Virgin Islands.
  • Vale planning to downsize?
    Brazilian mining giant may halve size of 400,000-dwt bulker newbuildings ordered to carry iron ore to China.
  • Attack starts tanker fire
    Greek suezmax abandoned by crew and pirates after raid off Yemen on Wednesday, but firefighting tugs at the scene.
  • Vale banks on China
    Brazilian miner says Chinese iron-ore demand shows no signs of cooling during the next five years.

American Shipperweb site
JULY 6, 2011
  • CMA CGM service links Asia, Fiji, New Zealand
    CMA CGM will launch a new liner service connecting Asia, Fiji Islands and New Zealand on July 18. The weekly ANZEX will use seven 1,800-TEU ships in a rotation of Port Kelang, Malaysia; Chiwan and Shangai, China; Pusan, Korea; Suva, Fiji; Auckland...
  • Lines add Pecem to Med/ECSA loop
    A multicarrier service between the Mediterranean and the East Coast of South America will add a call at the Brazilian port of Pecem in August, according to research from American Shipper affiliate ComPair Data. The Med-ECSA 1 service will also drop...
  • MCC amends intra-Asia service rotation
    Maersk Line's intra-Asia specialist carrier MCC Transport is amending the rotation on one of its services linking Northeast and Southeast Asia, the line said this week. The carrier's IA8 service will add calls at Xiamen, Yantian and Hong Kong, and ...
  • Technology reduces ship's wind resistance
    Technology reduces ship's wind resistance Technology reduces ship's wind resistance NYK Line and Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co. said they have jointly developed technology called the MT-COWL, which they said saves energy by reducing the wind resistanc...
  • Maersk joins ocean sustainability alliance
    The A.P. Moller - Maersk Group, parent company of liner carrier Maersk Line, said Wednesday it has joined theWorld Ocean Council , a U.S.-based alliance focused on ocean sustainability and stewardship. Council members span a range of sectors, and ...
  • IES, Traxon roll out EU compliance data hub
    Software and electronic communication providers IES Ltd. and Traxon Europe are cooperating to provide seamless electronic data exchange between freight forwarders and airlines within the European Union. This has become especially important since m...
  • Cargo Airline Association rotates chairman
    The Cargo Airline Association has named Adam R. Kokas, general counsel and chief human resources officer at Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, as its new chairman. He succeeds Robert Gray, vice president of flight operations at ABX Air, who has held the...
  • Old Dominion names COO, forms expo service
    Thomasville, N.C.-based less-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line promoted Greg C. Gantt to executive vice president and chief operating officer. Gantt joined Old Dominion in 1994 and served as senior vice president of operations since 2002...
  • WTO faults China's raw material constraints
    A World Trade Organization dispute settlement panel on Tuesday agreed with the United States, finding that export restraints imposed by China on several industrial raw materials are inconsistent with China's WTO obligations. China's actions were n...

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 6, 2011
  • Middle East prices up
    Cape Town deliveries available for supply up to and including July 20.
  • Port Masterplan sees growth in bunker sales
    UK port already has 'buoyant bunker sector' and dredging programme would allow more vessel calls.
  • Bunker prices up in Rotterdam
    LS products tight in Hamburg.
  • Fuel oil tanker ablaze after pirate attack
    US Navy at the scene; crew abandon ship.
  • New research to examine nature of ship PM emissions
    Goals include establishing differences in fine particulate emissions for HSFO and low sulphur MGO.
  • EC approves CEPSA deal
    IPIC share acquisition will not impede competition.
  • Container line 'clamoured' for fuel efficient ships
    South Korean criticised for 'lack of interest' in building innovative energy efficient ships.
  • ICS calls for meaningful CO2 reductions
    Members lobby to support the adoption of global rules on technical and operational measures ahead of MEPC meeting.
  • Mid-week bunker prices firming in Asia
    Demand mostly weak at key Asian ports.
  • Recently established maritime law firm wins award
    Picks up award for Shipping and Maritime Law Firm of the Year a year after launch.
  • US firm launches new 'high performance' lubes
    New marine engine oils have received FC-W Catalyst Compatible designation.
  • Bunkers boost scrapped vessel value
    1990-built bulk carrier sold with 1,300 tonne of IFO on board.
  • Bunkering in Hambantota delayed to September
    Port authority wants full opening in September rather than partial opening in May.
  • Bunkering at Bohai Bay resumes on better weather
    Tianjin, Caofeidian, Qinhuangdao and Jingtang ports resume bunker ops.

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
››› File
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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