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July 8, 2011
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • More ships wait to load sugar in Brazil
    The queue of ships waiting to load sugar at Brazilian ports rose to 86 by Wednesday, up from 64 in mid-June, shipping agency SA Commodities/Unimar said yesterday, as the world's largest sugarcane crop nears peak harvesting.
  • Overcapacity threatens container rates
    Container lines are ignoring a drop in freight rates and bringing the highest proportion of the shipping fleet out of mothballs since 2008, when the global slump resulted in the industry's biggest losses.

Sched Netweb site
  • CMA CGM hikes rates, surcharges from US in July, other trades in August
  • PSA to develop, operate box terminal in Dammam, Saudi Arabia
  • Dalian-Xiamen containerised grain shipments to be launched
  • MCC Transport revises its Intra Asia 8 Service to include new ports
  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines deploys rifle-toting guards on ro-ro ships
  • Qinzhou Port's container volume increases 21.2pc in first five months
  • Fangcheng Port boasts first ocean shipping service from PIL to Africa
  • APL to open 43-acre intermodal site at CenterPoint Joliet UP/BSNF junction
  • APMT to spend US$749 million as it takes charge of Peru's Callao terminal
  • APL Logistics appoints Iraqi and Kuwait agents in Mideast expansion
  • St Petersburg's National Container Company sees H1 volume grow 7.9pc
  • DB Schenker Logistics new Icelandic office targets reefer seafood
  • Hactl posts 10pc cargo decline in June and 4.7pc down in first half
  • US airlines in court against EU 'right' to carbon tax over high seas
  • Jakarta defends tough air cargo screening after finding smuggled guns
  • Hong Kong Air Transport Licensing Authority members take office in August
  • Calgary's new global logistics air cargo park enters 2nd development phase
  • UK's Unite union fights for perk parity for air cargo and passenger staff
  • US Airways chooses WFS as cargo handling partner in Philadelphia

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Dry freight rebound seen only in end-2013
  • HC rejects plea to set up tribunal for resolving wage disputes with seafarers
  • SCLC's container logistics & infrastructure summit on July 15
  • Indian tea exports may be hit by rising Lankan supplies
  • Antwerp port giving discount to greener vessels
  • Cochin Port plans to pip Colombo by upgrading bunkering set-up
  • MPT Chairman analyses iron ore trade,presents paper at FIMI conclave in Singapore
  • Tamil Nadu invites investments into ports, shipbuilding & power
  • EGoM to work out modalities on 30 lakh t foodgrains exports
  • Govt not to push for foodgrains exports: Pawar

International Transport Journalweb site
JULY 7, 2011
  • ASTAG: Days of action for youths in Lucerne (Switzerland)
    The Swiss association for utility vehicles ASTAG and the world of road transport have their big appearance from 27 June to 10 July 2011 in the Swiss museum of transportation in Luc...
  • First Stena Line Challenge finished in Kiel (Germany)
    The first Stena Line Challenge finished in Kiel on 4 July 2011. In the 14 days the 10 teams drove 1,800 km through Sweden's beautiful summer landscapes. There were many interesting...
  • GEFCO Baltikum opens branch in Lithuania
    To strengthen their presence in the strategically important region and to continue the expansion of their international network, GEFCO Baltikum put into operation a location in Vil...
  • New Zealand's Government announced USD 17 billion infrastructure plan
    The Government in New Zealand has released a new, revised infrastructural plan which shows it will invest USD 17 billion in infrastructure over the next four years. USD 6.5 billion...
  • Dirk Steffes new Board Director for Sales & Marketing at TX Logistik
    Dirk Steffes (43) as of 8 August 2011 will take over as Board Director for Sales & Marketing at TX Logistik AG, a private rail road traffic company founded in 1999, which, sinc...
  • Vessel lay ups are the way forward to provide a much needed correction
    Regarding the Drewry's quarterly Container Forecaster, the container industry is in dire need of a correction on the supply side and even the realisation of a decent peak season de...
  • KLM operates first scheduled flight on biokerosene
    KLM Royal Dutch Airlines became the first airline in the world to operate a commercial flight on biokerosene. Flight KL1233 - a Boeing 737-800 - recently took off from Schiphol bou...
  • Azerbaijan and Georgia signed an agreement for road project
    Azerbaijan and Georgia have signed an agreement on principles and conditions of financing , projecting, construction, rehabilitation/reconstruction and exploitation of Georgian sec...
  • Toyota plans to acquire a 50% stake in a truck and bus assembly firm in Kenya
    Toyota Corporation plans to acquire a 50 per cent stake in a local truck and bus assembly firm, as it seeks to position itself as the top seller of new vehicles in the country by e...
  • DB Schenker Rail UK wins award
    DB Schenker Rail UK is named 'Most Sustainable Transporter' by the International Produce Limited (IPL), a logistics supplier to Walmart. DB Schenker Rail UK won the award for deliv...
  • Free flowing traffic between Germany and Denmark
    The German-Danish traffic is running as usual between the ports of Rødby and Gedser. "In accordance with European legislation there have always been "random checks" in our Danish p...
  • Swissport corporate headquarters and station Zurich registered as ISAGO providers
    Swissport International, the world's leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has been awarded the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) certificate fo...
  • Deutsche Post DHL sell courier and express business in China
    The German Deutsche Post DHL is withdrawing from the loss making domestic Chineses courier and express business. The future focus of the company will be on international shipments....
  • DB Schenker Logistics with new subsidiary in Iceland
    DB Schenker Logistics recently opened its own office in Reykjavik, Iceland. Prior to this, customers relied on the service of a partner. The new Iceland subsidiary now represents t...
  • Geodis Wilson opens new distribution centre in Jebel Ali
    Global forwarder and logistics service provider Geodis Wilson is opening an 8,500 sqm distribution centre in Jebel Ali South within the free zone of Dubai. It marks a strategic ste...
  • Van Seumeren family leaving Mammoet
    The van Seumeren family is selling its stake in international heavy lifting and transport specialist Mammoet and leaving the company. Roderik van Seumeren, President and CEO, Jan v...

World Wide Shipperweb site
JULY 7, 2011
  • Port of Tacoma unveils new Richard C. "Dick" Gilmur kayak launch
  • Top Ships announces sale of Panamax drybulk vessel
  • Hamburg Sud christens new 7,100teu container ship
  • Port of Camas-Washougal nets $200,000 planning grant
  • Braemar analysis finds glut in VLCC tonnage

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 7, 2011
  • Enigma of Indian ore
    The nation's protectionist impulse will keep hobbling its iron ore trades
  • Japan LNG imports dwarf South Korea
    As it demands more, Japan pays a higher price for its LNG from Qatar
  • Transatlantic cargoes dry up on US holiday
    Charter rates drop on northwest Europe to US Atlantic coast route
  • Balance of power shifting between ports, box lines and feeders
    With deepsea vessel sizes on the increase, transhipment operations are also on the rise, highlighting the tension between the competing needs of mother vessels and feederships
  • China's ore thirst keeps Australia and Brazil busy
    Global capesize and VLOC fleet finds growing employment on busy trade routes
  • CSAV suspends third service in three weeks to shrink fleet
    Breaking of North American link to Latin America follows suspension of transpacific and Asia-Mediterranean voyages
  • Novatek expands in Russian Arctic
    Russian gas producer is also talking up plans to export liquefied natural gas via the Northern shipping route
  • Shell makes push into Alaska region
    Dutch oil major has applied to US regulators to drill six wells in the Chukchi Sea, and an additional four wells at the adjacent Beufort Sea
  • Norwegian drillers march north to untapped Arctic
    Potential for the Arctic is huge, with an estimated possible undiscovered oil resources at 412bn barrels of oil equivalent
  • Strength before surplus
    P&I clubs are mutual and their purpose is to provide a cost-effective service, not a profit
  • The media revolution is not over yet
    The media revolution is not over yet, and there is still a great deal to be said for the anti-social media
  • Brillante Virtuoso blaze under control
    Suezmax was 20 miles from the Port of Aden when the fire was thought to have been started by RPG fire during a pirate attack
  • Brussels' modal split plan 'too rigid'
    Rotterdam port wants policymakers to halve the proposed 300 km minimum distance from ports as trigger point for funding to promote modal shift
  • Liverpool cruise terminal edges closer to winning go-ahead for turnarounds
    Shipping minister orders consultation, but says curbs could be lifted if city council repays $9m of public subsidies
  • Virtually there
    Shipowners' suspicions over the balance of power in Virtual Arrival will fade once the promise of savings becomes a reality
  • Tax-friendly regimes threaten UK shipping
    Changes to rules over non-domiciles should help keep nation competitive
  • Coating could cut fuel costs by 20%
    Report on eve of MEPC shows how simple solutions have potential to reduce CO2 emissions
  • YSC victim of drop in intra-Asia freight rates
    Korean container line was also awash with debt and could not avoid bankruptcy
  • Bulker pair prepare for Arctic route to China
    Two 32-year-old Russian vessels are part of Eurochem's plans to increase iron ore cargoes to Far East
  • Stolt Tankers slips on bunker fuel costs
    Chemical tanker recovery looks unlikely until 2013
  • Deme arm takes Beluga's 50% share in windfarm services provider Hochtief
    New venture to build and operate dynamically positioned offshore jack-up vessels
  • Big offshore deals pump up volumes of syndicated loans
    Syndicated lending to shipping hits $28bn in first half of 2011
  • Stick to ships, not chips
    STX's potential bid for memorychip maker Hynix is seen by the market as a bad idea
  • Southampton set for strike
    Managers deny action by health workers over council pay cuts will make port 'suffer badly'

Fairplayweb site
JULY 7, 2011
  • Berlin limits shipping aid
    GERMAN shipowners have warned that the government's cuts to maritime spending will hurt the country's flag
  • Liverpool seeks to end cruise limits
    BRITAIN'S government is considering allowing cruises to start and finish their voyages at Liverpool's City Cruise Terminal
  • Nigeria oil theft warned
    A REPORT today warned of the increased threat of ship-to-ship oil theft off the Niger Delta
  • Kuwait port angers Iraq
    IRAQ HAS called on Kuwait to cease construction of its Mubarak port, warning that the project will lead to an "economic war", IHS Global Insight reported today
  • CSAV services squeezed
    CHILEAN liner CSAV has pulled the plug on its third service in less than a month, halting its NACSA service along the Americas' Pacific coast
  • Baltic cruise concerns raised
    A LOOMING IMO committee decision could compel cruise lines to pull ships from Baltic ports, a high-level industry source has told Fairplay
  • Evergreen bides time on ULCSs
    TAIWAN'S Evergreen has told Fairplay that it won't be following other major carriers by ordering container ships of 10,000teu and larger
  • Manila port project delay rejected
    THE PHILIPPINE government has rejected a request by the new operator of Manila North Harbour to extend the deadline for its modernisation of the facility
  • London Club records surplus
    LONDON P&I Club has recorded a surplus of $3.6M for 2010/ 2011. This lifted free reserves to $145.1M - which is a record in its 145-year history
  • Tanger Med throughput rockets
    FIRST-half traffic through the Moroco's Tanger Med soared by 82% year on year to 16.3M tonnes following container growth and the transfer of ro-ro services to the port
  • Stolt-Nielsen profits jump
    OSLO-listed Stolt-Nielsen has posted a rise in net profits for the quarter ended 31 May, despite losses from its chemical tanker business
  • Intra-Asia MR rates rise
    INCREASED chartering activity by oil majors has strengthened intra-Asia MR rates this week, while eastbound LR1 and LR2 rates have softened
  • Hanjin seeks $150M from bond issue
    SOUTH Korea's Hanjin Shipping is hoping to raise at least $150M from issued convertible bonds carrying interest of 3.5-4%
  • SSA questions armed guards use
    THE SINGAPORE Shipping Association and the Asian Shipowners' Forum will raise concerns with the UN about the use of armed guards to protect ships from pirates, Fairplay has been told
  • DnB NOR tops loan ranks
    DNB NOR was the largest bookrunner of syndicated marine finance loans in 1H11, according to the latest Dealogic league tables

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 7, 2011
  • CSAV Raises $430 Million in Capital
    Chilean carrier CSAV has raised $430 million of $500 million in additional capital from shareholders, and expects the rest to...
  • Democrats Decry 'Fantasy' Transportation Financing
    Democrats wasted no time Thursday in denouncing House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica's scaled-down plan for transportation spending....
  • House GOP Offers $210 Billion Transport Bill
    House Republicans on Thursday unveiled a $210 billion, six-year surface transportation bill they said could be leveraged to $450 billion,...
  • AFL to Sail First Ship Friday
    Startup carrier American Feeder Lines' first ship will depart Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Friday to begin a service its backers...
  • Industrial Shippers Petition STB For Rail Access
    The National Industrial Transportation League has asked the Surface Transportation Board to order competitive switching of cargoes to a second...
  • Freight Index Reaches Three-Year High
    The Cass Freight Index for U.S. shipping reached its highest level in three years in June, growing 4.9 percent from...
  • Carrier Alliance to Suspend Some Trans-Pacific Service
    Ocean carriers in the New World Alliance will suspend a trans-Pacific service this month due to slowing demand for retail...
  • STB Slashes Rail Shipper Dispute Filing Fees
    The regulator of economic disputes between railroads and their freight shippers has slashed its filing fee structure, meaning rail customers...
  • Indian Port Trucker Strike Ends
    A five-day-old trucker strike at India's Vallarpadam International Container Transshipment Terminal ended late Wednesday following talks between union leaders and...
  • Temasek Profit Soars
    Temasek Holdings, the Singapore government-owned sovereign wealth fund, rode higher contributions from portfolio companies that include Neptune Orient Lines, PSA...
  • House Democrat Targets Mexican Trucking Program
    Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., is trying to set limits on the Obama administration's cross-border trucking program with Mexico. DeFazio...
  • CMA CGM Starts Fifth Belgium-Germany Rail Shuttle
    CMA CGM has started providing intermodal rail service between the Belgian port of Zeebrugge and the tri-modal hub in Duisburg,...
  • CSX, KCS Announce Execute Staff Additions, Moves
    CSX Transportation and Kansas City Southern, two of the seven largest freight railroads in North America, announced several executive staff...
  • Eimskip Expands Iceland-North America Service
    Eimskip is expanding its Iceland-North America container service with the addition of a second vessel to keep pace with an...
  • Japan's Food Exports Tumble 16.6 Percent
    Japan's exports of agricultural, fishery and forestry products fell for the second straight month in May on a year-over-year basis,...
  • Hanjin Raises $150 Million in Bond Sale
    Hanjin Shipping raised $150 million Wednesday from the sale of five-year convertible bonds that it plans to use for general...
  • Republicans, Dems Blast GOP Transport Plan
    Two House Republicans joined Democrats Thursday in denouncing a transportation spending plan from House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JULY 7, 2011
  • CSAV culls another service
  • EC vow to break the 'oligopoly' of ratings agencies
  • CMA CGM aims for rate restoration
  • PSA awarded box terminal concession at Dammam
  • Balanced transatlantic moves on up

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 7, 2011
  • Zim lifts rates
    Israeli liner giant fires back at "unsustainable rate levels" with general increase across South American trade lane.
  • CSAV chops loop
    Chilean liner operator pulls plug on another run as containership market hits the skids.
  • Rem ties up two
    Oslo-listed offshore owner poised to pocket $19m from fresh batch of support contracts.
  • Teekay talks conversion
    Surge in windfarm work may have carved a new niche for shipowner's ageing shuttle tankers, insider says.
  • SCF storms offshore arena
    Russian tanker powerhouse enters first phase of raid on offshore sector in race to cash in on rising demand.
  • Dock fraud claim rejected
    Appeal judges scathing over insurer's allegations to try to escape liability for loss of floating dock in tropical storm.
  • Tanker blaze under control
    Salvage vessels continue fight to save laden Greek controlled suezmax set alight in pirate RPG attack.
  • IHB selling bonds
    Bulgarian shipyard group to redeem 2008 issue with new debt sale.
  • Hanjin raises $150m
    Korean container line completes bond sale as it looks to fund newbuildings.
  • One in four VLs a no show
    VLCC newbuilding deliveries running 27% short of forecasts but oversupply still remains, Braemar says.
  • Clipper four jailed
    Danish owner's chief Per Gullestrup insists individual employees were to blame for tax evasion, not company.
  • Stolt pushes up profit
    Losses from its tanker fleet prove no obstacle as Oslo-listed owner posts improved bottom line.
  • PSV orders set new record
    Second quarter flood of contracts for larger platform supply vessels sets new high water mark, says Carnegie.
  • Phoon shuns armed guards
    Use of armed security teams is a trend new Singapore Shipping Association president Patrick Phoon is unhappy with.

American Shipperweb site
JULY 7, 2011
  • Mexico to lift retaliatory duties
  • CSAV drops another service
    Chilean liner carrier CSAV said Wednesday it is suspending another ocean service, the third to be dropped by the line in recent weeks. This time, it's the carrier's NACSA service between Mexico and the U.S. West Coast, a loop the carrier created i...
  • CMA CGM adds rate hikes, peak season charge
    CMA CGM said Wednesday it will seek increased rates on a host of trades, while reiterating the implementation of a peak season surcharge on the eastbound transpacific trade. The proposed increases are: From Mediterranean and Black Sea ports to t...
  • Pirate shots ignites tanker
    Fears that piracy off the Horn of Africa could lead to an environmental disaster came a bit closer to reality Wednesday when the crew of the Liberian-flagged supertankerBrilliante Virtuosoabandoned ship to escape a fire in the superstructure that b...
  • Maersk raises West Africa congestion surcharges
    Maersk is raising congestion surcharges at some West African ports. The changes differ widely, but for cargo originating in North America the surcharge will increase to $80 from $65 in Conkaray, Guinea for a 20-foot container and to $450 from $125 ...
  • OOCL's new ship goes into China/Mideast
    OOCL's new ship goes into China/Mideast OOCL's new ship goes into China/Mideast Liner carrier OOCL has taken delivery of a new 8,888-TEU vessel from Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding in Shanghai. TheOOCL Canadais the second in a series of eight such ve...
  • Cargoitalia spreads wings in West Africa
    Lome, Togo-based Africa West Cargo has awarded Italian all-cargo airline Cargoitalia with a weekly ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance) program to provide a European link to its network via its main hub. The contract runs until further ...
  • TNT Post Italia in deal with retailer
    TNT Post Italia, a subsidiary of PostNL and the largest private operator in the Italian postal market, said it has entered a deal with the office supply chain Buffetti Group, that will allow customers to pick up TNT Post registered mail from Buffet...
  • U.S. Mexico sign cross border truck pact
    U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Mexico Secretary of Transportation and Communications Dionisio Arturo Pèrez-Jàcome Friscionesigned agreements on Wednesdayresolving the dispute over long-haul, cross-border trucking services between the...
  • ABF joins UPS with early rate increase
    Less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight System announced a 6.9 percent general rate increase effective July 25. The pricing announcement comes on the heels of last week's news that competitor UPS Freight is implementing a similar rate increase for...

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 7, 2011
  • Terminal expansion completed
    New capacity will help meet growing regional demand, says Fujairah player.
  • Fujairah prices firm
    Suez bunker market rise.
  • Bunker markets firm
    Ongoing congestion at Rotterdam loading installations.
  • Russian supplier preparing return to Kerch
    New time chartered barge to service area.
  • Bunker anchorage: Minister calls for public debate
    Decision will only be taken after full discussion, says Gibraltar official.
  • New trainee for Dan-Bunkering
    Latest appointment is trainee for its account department.
  • High catfines triggers Boston fuel warning
    Three deliveries in late June had 'exceptionally high numbers' says Viswa Lab.
  • Asian bunker prices on uptrend
    Demand sluggish at key Asian bunker hubs on Wednesday.
  • Bunker demand drops at Pakistani ports
    Vessels are prohibited to bunker at anchorage due to rough seas during monsoon season.
  • Sinopec monthly bunker sales reach 400,000 mt
    Half of volume sold in the bonded bunker market, says company.
  • GS Caltex to export 'excess' bunker fuel oil
    Refiner offering two parcels including one 380 cSt bunker fuel oil cargo for July loading.
  • South Korean bunker volumes 'ample' in July
    But players expect weak demand.

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
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Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
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Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
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Carrara Palermo Trieste
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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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