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July 11, 2011
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Baltic Index turns negative on low cargo
    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates to ship dry commodities, turned negative on Friday as cargo demand on the larger capesize vessels slowed after active bookings earlier this week.

Sched Netweb site
  • Hong Kong International Terminals takes delivery of 10 huge hybrid RTGs
  • No price floor in sight as rates continue to fall on major east-west trades
  • CMA CGM warns of US$125/TEU surcharge July 15 due to dense fog at Qingdao
  • Fujian transshipment volume expected to top 10 million tonnes in 2011
  • Hubei's import-led trade volume soars 114pc in first five months
  • Hanjin Shipping raises US$150 million in bond sale to build war chest
  • Maersk's stand-alone forwarder Damco ready for major acquisitions in India
  • America Feeder Lines revives Halifax-Portland-Boston loop with 700-TEUer
  • Maersk hikes West Africa congestion fees, except for Angola
  • Hamburg Sud names 7,100-TEU Santa Rita training ship, biggest of two
  • Guangxi's Pingxiang Integrated Bonded Area soon to start operation
  • CMA CGM new rail shuttle links Zeebrugge to Duisburg's tri-modal hub
  • CSAV drops NACSA Mexico-US west coast loop, its 3rd recent service loss
  • 'K' Line to start power saving campaign at its Tokyo headquarters
  • Smaller Asia-Europe vessels at risk as mega ships push all aside
  • APMT offers Rotterdam barge service to avoid road congestion
  • US prosecutors drop cargo price fixing charges against Air New Zealand
  • Xiamen-Taiwan air freight volume hits 4,403 tonnes in first five months
  • Cargoitalia abandons Atlanta, launches Europe-West Africa service
  • Indian customs officers busted for bribery at Thiruvananthapuram airport

Exim Indiaweb site
  • All-time high containership deliveries expected in 2012
  • GE Shipping takes delivery of new Supramax dry bulk carrier
  • International panel of judges lined up for Seatrade Middle East & Subcontinent awards
  • Black pepper imports equals total exports
  • India offers to export 2 lakh t rice to Bangladesh
  • India, Bangladesh sign investment pact
  • KoPTs Diamond Harbour container terminals obstacles cleared
  • Port Community Systems operators create European association
  • US Homeland Security chief doubts feasibility of 100 pc box scanning
  • Tata Steel, CWC seek consent to build freight terminals
  • 2nd highest FDI inflow recorded in May since 2000
  • Apparel exports climb 49 pc in May
  • Duty-free import of sugar extended till Aug.-end
  • Exports grow "very high" 46.4 pc in June
  • FDI approval process simplified
  • Jan.-June coffee exports climb 45 pc
  • Ministry for 49 pc FDI in multi-brand retail
  • Rs. closes at 10-week high against $
  • Collett & Sons enlarge wind turbine transport fleet
  • Huge drilling floor transported from Norway to China

International Transport Journalweb site
JULY 8, 2011
  • IRU NELTI shifts to third gear in ECO Region
    The Economic Cooperation Organisation Regular Monitoring of Trucks (ECO-RMT) in partnership with IRU's New Eurasian Land Transport Initiative (NELTI-3) was launched recently in Ash...
  • Rail freight traffic up in Canada
    Combined loadings of rail freight traffic originating in Canada and received from the US rose to 26.7 million tonnes in April, up 8.4% from April 2010. According to a report from S...
  • EU has to approve MAN takeover
    Volkswagen has to have an approval for the planned takeover of the MAN Corporation. A relevant application will be submitted to the EU Competition Commission shortly. (ben)
  • KLM Cargo business affected by troubles in Africa and the Middle East
    In June the group's cargo business remained affected by the troubles in Africa and the Middle East and the impact of the earthquake in Japan. It also faced a situation of overcapac...
  • P&O Ferrymasters extends Procter & Gamble pet food rail deal
    Supply chain solutions specialist P&O Ferrymasters has renewed its contract with trimodal Euroterminal Coevorden, located 200 km north-east of Rotterdam, which is first base fo...
  • British Airways extends agreement
    British Airways has agreed a 3-year renewal of its contract with Kuehne + Nagel for the import of its range of in-flight wines from around the world to the United Kingdom. In addit...
  • Callao Terminal officially signed over to APM Terminals
    With the final documents signed, the APM Terminals 30 year concession starts at Peru's largest port (Terminal Muelle Norte). Immediately tariff charges will be reduced by 15%-18% a...
  • Port cooperation
    The German city of Weil am Rhein, the Rheinhafengesellschaft (Rhine Port Authority) as well as the Swiss ports on the Rhine concluded a contract for a strategic partnership which w...
  • WWL makes senior leadership appointments
    Christopher J. Connor has been named Chief Commercial Officer for the company's global organization. Connor will assume the CCO role while continuing as Deputy CEO of Wallenius Wil...
  • SDV renewed contract with Thales Alenia Space to manage worldwide satellites logistics
    By signing a 4-year contract at the Paris Air Show, Thales Alenia Space has renewed its confidence in SDV for transporting satellites. SDV will move the satellites from assembling ...
  • Röhlig invests in South America
    The German logistics service provider Röhlig is going to buy 50% of the Procargo Group, their premium agent for South America for many years. To expand the network globally is an e...
  • Ceva Logistics renews agreement with Honda
    Logistics and SCM specialist Ceva Logistics has renewed its partnership with Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM), a subsidiary of the multinational automotive company Honda, extend...
  • Axel Salzmann is leaving the SCHUNCK GROUP
    Lawyer Axel Salzmann, director of the central division Corporate Identity for many years and member of the board is leaving OSKAR SCHUNCK AG & Co. KG as of 30 September 2011. A...

Marine Logweb site
JULY 8, 2011
  • OSG gets Title XI Loan Guarantee
  • Omega Navigation files for Chapter 11 protection
  • Venezuela: Armed robberies at isolated anchorages
  • Containership deliveries set for new TEU capacity record
  • Concordia Maritime offers smartphone app
  • STX Europe cuts STX OSV stake to 50.7%

World Wide Shipperweb site
JULY 8, 2011
  • Port of Bellingham earns clean audit for 2010
  • Braemar report sees record for box ship newbuildings
  • AAPA pleased with proposed transportation legislation
  • The New World Alliance to suspend Transpacific run
  • US rail freight traffic climbs during week

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 8, 2011
  • Capesize rates steady as Atlantic stays tight
    Market remains firm as tonnage in the Atlantic pushes the capesize time charter average up 7%, while the Pacific stays finely balanced
  • ExxonMobil charter heralds Atlantic suezmax rate falls
    Owners accept lower rates for suzemaxes trading between West Africa and the US
  • Handysizes in US Gulf achieve five-month high of $17,067 a day
    Rate rise comes as demand for smaller bulk carriers is anticipated to increase
  • Omega files for Chapter 11 protection
    Blames senior bank lender's intransigence
  • Dover passes 'significant milestone' for building second ferry terminal
    Harbour revision order can move forward for ministers' consideration after final holding objections are removed
  • InterManager's shipping KPI project poised for breakthrough
    With research completed, the next step is to mobilise industry support for establishing a performance information database in the shipping industry
  • Shipping KPI Standard
    Key performance indicators explained
  • Operational and technical measures can cut emissions
    If we are serious about fighting the effects of climate change, then we need a proposal that will deliver real, quantifiable and fast cuts in emissions without bankrupting shipping
  • Freight rates signal a possible lift from capacity withdrawals
    Shanghai Containerised Freight Index flattens out after several weeks of decline
  • Testing the three 'truths'
    How accurate are the common claims currently being made in the shipping world?
  • Clipper subpoenas Danish tax office to clear its name
    Shipowner refuses to pay $2.8m fine saying it would be an admission of guilt
  • Sorting out the shipping data
    A new system from OceanSchedules makes it easier for shippers and forwarders to feed information direct into their booking systems
  • EU in box data project to boost supply chain security
    Consortium of 27 industry leaders join three-year scheme to combine eFreight and eCustoms
  • Inttra and GT Nexus head for court showdown
    Top two players in e-commerce square off over validity of patents for proprietary technology
  • Climate change compromise deal could be cut at MEPC
    IMO poised to agree technical measures, but without immediate implementation or EU support
  • Battery power HIT to deploy 10 rubber-tyred gantry cranes
    Hybrid RTGCs recycle energy created when lowering containers
  • UK poised to water down objections to armed guards
    Minister tells MPs'committee that companies should be able to decide what level of security they provide on their ships
  • Hutchison adds weight to Liverpool cruise debate
    Council proposals an 'unfair threat to jobs'.
  • Boxship charter rates start to fall
    Owners are no longer able to hold rates up as excess tonnage hits the water. The question now is what impact will cascading tonnage have down the size range
  • Greenhouse gases risk overshadowing MEPC debate
    IMO must avoid overlooking other important measures next week
  • Eurogate welcomes Weser work
    Allows all-tide access to Bremerhaven
  • Box rates dilemma
    Suspending services is not a guaranteed solution to the container shipping market's weakness
  • Enough is enough
    At the MEPC meeting this week, members need to put arguments behind them and address other pressing environmental topics that do not involve so much hot air
  • STX Europe to pay off bonds early after STX OSV share sale
    Investment fund Och-Ziff raises stake to 20%
  • Long Beach's $4.4bn borrowing wins rating agency boost
    Standard & Poor's maintains long-term bond rating
  • Eitzen sells off remaining share in Ethylene Carriers business
    Norwegian shipping group submits put option to Jaccar Holdings
  • STX confirms Hynix bid but rival emerges to cheer investors
    Telecoms giant emerges as rival for 15% stake in memory chip maker
  • Busan transhipment plans take shape but Chinese ports hot in pursuit
    Wave of cost cutting could emerge as northeast Asian ports jockey for business
  • Hyundai Merchant Marine snaps up Blue Jasper for $42.5m
    Korea Line's final arrested ship goes to sole auction bidder at minimum price
  • New World Alliance drops transpacific string amid overcapacity
    Partners HMM, APL and MOL take much needed action

Fairplayweb site
JULY 8, 2011
  • Tanker outlook slashed
    CREDIT Suisse analyst Gregory Lewis today cut his tanker earnings forecasts across the board, predicting widespread losses for 2011
  • 'Greek owners already contribute enough'
    GREECE'S government must do more to support Greek shipping instead of asking Greek owners to step up support of the country's economy, a Piraeus broker told Fairplay today
  • Breaker's stock plummets
    INDIA'S only listed shipbreaking company, VMS Industries, has seen its stock price drop to almost a third of its IPO price less than a month after listing
  • Indonesia resumes Oz cattle imports
    INDONESIA announced today that it is resuming shipments of livestock from Australia after Canberra lifted its ban on live cattle exports, IHS Global Insight reported today
  • UK flag returns to form
    THE UK flag has rebounded, reaching the 18M gt mark for the first time in 18 years, the Maritime & Coastguard Agency said today
  • India miners warn on bill
    IRON ORE from India would become more expensive - and less competitive on global drybulk markets - under India's new mining bill, according to miners
  • Motril/Melilla ferry starting
    NAVIERA Armas is launching a new ferry service this weekend linking Motril and the Spanish enclave of Melilla
  • Reliance to raise $316M
    INDIA'S Reliance Port & Terminals has announced plans to raise 14Bn rupees ($316M) through a private placement of bonds
  • One strike down, another nears
    ONE STRIKE ended today in Bangladesh, which faces another in two days, also affecting ports
  • US lawmakers wrangle over transport bill
    A REPUBLICAN US transport proposal to reorder how projects are authorised and funded was immediately attacked by Democrats, who said it would cut current funding by nearly one-third
  • Prices limit Russian grain exports
    RUSSIAN grain exports have remained low since the country's embargo was lifted this week because traders are waiting for prices to rise, Fairplay has been told
  • New World cuts service
    THE NEW World Alliance of APL, MOL and Hyundai Merchant Marine told Fairplay today that it is suspending one of its Asia/US West Coast services due to low demand
  • China iron ore imports drop
    BROKERS told Fairplay today that China has imported less iron ore this week amid rising stockpiles and slowing chartering activity by Australian miners
  • Tonnage plenty trumps Panamax demand
    BROKERS told Fairplay today that Panamax owners' sentiment is still negative due to ample tonnage, despite rising demand in Asia
  • KOSPO agrees two coal deals
    HANJIN Shipping in South Korea has won a contract to transport 32M tonnes of coal to Korea Southern Power over 15 years

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 8, 2011
  • Free Trade Bills Advance in Congress
    Congressional committees moved three long-stalled free trade agreements closer to ratification as members held a "mock markups" for implementing the...
  • FAA Proposes $689,800 FedEx Hazmat Fine
    The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a civil penalty of $689,800 against FedEx for allegedly violating hazardous materials regulations while...
  • YRC Worldwide Names Christopher Wren Treasurer
    YRC Worldwide named financial executive Christopher C. Wren senior vice president and treasurer of the $4.4 billion trucking enterprise. ...
  • Trans-Pacific Export Volume Jumps 11.4 Percent
    Containerized export volumes are growing faster than imports in trans-Pacific trade lanes this year, fueled by surging exports of cotton,...
  • FMC to Discuss PierPass Fee Hike
    The Federal Maritime Commission will discuss a proposal to increase the PierPass traffic mitigation fee to $60 per TEU when...
  • OOCL Delays Peak Season Surcharges
    Orient Overseas Container Line has advised its customers that its previously announced peak season surcharges in the eastbound Pacific will...
  • PSA to Operate New Cuban Container Terminal
    Singapore terminal operator PSA International said Friday it will manage a new container terminal in Cuba, currently under construction in...
  • Greenbrier Revenue Soars 153 Percent
    Greenbrier Companies, one of North America's major builders of freight railcars plus some barges, saw revenue soar 153 percent in...
  • Trucking Payroll Rose 0.3 Percent in June
    The for-hire trucking industry is adding workers to company payrolls while the national unemployment rate continues to rise. Trucking...
  • Spot Market Truckload Rates Up 4.5 Percent
    Spot market truckload rates rose 4.5 percent in June from May, according to TransCore Freight Solutions, as truckload capacity dropped...
  • Unemployment Rate Hits Six-Month High
    U.S. employers last month hired the fewest workers in nine months, surprising analysts who had forecast stronger employment growth and...
  • Freight Broker Revenue Grows 17.1 Percent
    Freight brokers increased their revenue 17.1 percent in the first quarter from the same period a year ago as the third-party...
  • Record Container Ship Capacity Growth Forecast
    Container ship operators are scheduled to take a record amount of new capacity in 2012, with deliveries set to expand...
  • Cargolux Finds Bullet Hole in Freighter
    All-cargo carrier Cargolux has grounded a Boeing 747-400 freighter after maintenance staff detected a bullet hole in its fuselage. ...
  • Air France-KLM Cargo Down, BA Up
    Air France-KLM's cargo traffic fell 2.8 percent in June from a year ago as demand weakened amid political turmoil in...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JULY 8, 2011
  • TNWA slashes transpac sling
  • EC vision on future transport policy receives mixed reviews
  • Pirate-attacked tanker blaze 'under control'
  • Gothenburg's green initiative a success
  • US/Mexico cross-trucking given green light after new deal inked

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 8, 2011
  • Ramunia snaps up FPSO
    Malaysian yard group storms floating storage market after picking up partially converted tanker at 'deep discount'.
  • Odfjell ices IPO
    Bump on the road shakes drillship player's hopes for a Norwegian float as deadline expires.
  • SBM plots FLNG assault
    Floating storage giant teams with PTTEP Australasia in a bid to cash in on LNG market.
  • Songa Venus in orbit
    Oslo-listed offshore contractor hammers out $82m rig deal with Malaysian energy giant Petronas.
  • Omega in Chapter 11
    George Kassiotis-led product tanker owner slams 'unwilling' lenders as it braces for bankruptcy blow in US court.
  • HMM scoops KLC tanker
    Hyundai Merchant Marine coughs up $42.5m to take another Korea Line aframax off the auction block.
  • Opec output stable
    Cartel's crude exports steady as IEA countries release emergency reserves.
  • TNWA halts Pacific run
    Three container lines decide to suspend route from China/Korea to California in over-tonnaged market.
  • Box record-breaker
    More containership newbuilding capacity will enter the market next year than ever before, Braemar says.
  • Caspian orders double
    Azerbaijan state owner signs for two ro-paxes at Uljanik in Croatia.
  • Och-Ziff buys into STX OSV
    New York hedge fund group splashes out $235m to take a significant shareholding in offshore vessel shipbuilder.
  • Doing the biz down under
    The challenge of the offshore market when you are working upside down, how never ending loss can force a rethink and a revelation into the likely response if you fire a gun at an armed man.
  • Oshima eyes Vietnam
    Japanese builder planning $185m new shipyard in Cam Ranh City, for operation by 2017.
  • Vopak makes Indian play
    Dutch tank terminals group eyes more growth by buying CRL Terminals at port of Kandla.

American Shipperweb site
JULY 8, 2011
  • Washington Notebook
  • Six years, $230 billion
  • New World Alliance to drop transpacific loop
    The New World Alliance is withdrawing a transpacific service this month due to "slowing demand for retail merchandise and corresponding reductions in inventory replenishment by retailers," NWA member Hyundai Merchant Marine said Thursday. The Hyun...
  • Pending FTAs pass Senate, House committees
    The Senate Finance and House Ways and Means committees on Thursday approved pending U.S. free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama in "mock" markups. "The three trade agreements are a sure-fire way to create American jobs by grow...
  • Zim to raise Asia/East Coast South America rates
    Container line Zim said Thursday it will seek to raise rates on the Asia/East Coast South America trade as of Aug. 1, saying current rate levels were "unsustainable." The proposed rate increase is $600 per TEU. Zim is part of a five-carrier consort...
  • Shippers seeks more access to competing railroads
    The National Industrial Transportation League, the nation's largest advocate organization for shippers, is asking the U.S. Surface Transportation Board to adopt new rules so that captive shippers served by a single railroad can more easily gain a...
  • Companies keen on relocating to Mexico
    Manufacturers are showing growing interest in relocating production in Mexico from Asia or opening new factories or sourcing there, said a new survey from consulting firm AlixPartners. The survey of 80 mostly large companies found 9 percent of com...
  • CMA CGM drops Philadelphia from Black Pearl
    CMA CGM is contracting the rotation and number of vessels operating on a service linking the East Coast of North America with the Caribbean and northern South America, according to research from American Shipper affiliate ComPair Data. The French l...
  • Third small-ship Asia/Europe service pulled
    A Far East/Europe service operated by PIL and Wan Hai was suspended July 3.Related News ' 'Small' ships fall away on Asia/Europe The lines' FES service had a rotation of Shanghai, Ningbo, Hong Kong, Nansha, Shekou, Singapore, Port...
  • OceanSchedules.com to launch data feed
    INTTRA's OceanSchedules.com said it will launch a data feed in September that would allow companies such as forwarders and shippers to import schedule information into their own computer systems. The company said the OceanSchedules Data Feed would...

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 8, 2011
  • Bunker market experiences strong surge
    Crude futures settled lower on a disappointing jobs report that triggered worries about oil demand.
  • Bunker prices pushed South Korean operator 'to edge'
    Company confirmed that high bunker prices also 'pushed it to the edge.'
  • Netherlands crude stock release completed
    Dutch government tendered 600,000 barrels of Brent crude and diesel last week.
  • Third Sustainable Shipping awards see record attendance
    Winners announced during awards dinner in London.
  • Middle East bunker markets rise
    Bunkering schedule 'extremely tight' in Fujairah.
  • European bunker markets firming
    Double-digit gains in many ports.
  • IMO Committee to tackle key emission issues
    Mandatory GHG controls and low sulphur availability to come under discussion.
  • EC outlines changes to sulphur regulations for ships
    Plans to bring in 'ECA standard' for passenger ships' as part of revised Sulphur Directive.
  • MEPC 62 special: The world can afford sustainable shipping
    Taking a closer look at ballast water regulations, and a carbon levy on bunker fuel.
  • Aegean subsidiary boosts capacity in Zeebrugge
    Verbeke Bunkering moves another barge to the port to enhance operational flexibility.
  • Prices showing strong gains in Asian bunker hubs
    Mixed demand in key Asian bunker hubs on Friday.
  • Singapore fuel oil stocks continue decline
    Inventories expected to rise in the second half of July.
  • Bunkers-only calls dip at Far East Russian ports
    Local suppliers see 'almost no bunkers-only calls' since tax duty.
  • Oiltanking Partners prices IPO
    Expects to raise up to $241.5 million, in line with earlier expectations.
  • Bunker trading firm 'increases focus' on Asia
    Opens representative offices in Beijing, Fuzhou and Taipei.

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FROM THE HOME PAGE
European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
Brussels
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
Singapore
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
Washington
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
Klaipeda
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Thiruvananthapuram
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
Rome
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
London
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
Shack
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
Hamburg
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
Ankara
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
Lugano
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
London
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
Brussels
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Papendrecht
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Brussels
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
Singapore
"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
Venice
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
Balboa
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.
Breed
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
Rome
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
Washington
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Rome
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Copenhagen
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
Genoa
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
Copenhagen
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
Athens
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%
Beijing
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
Genoa
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
Rome
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
Cagliari
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
Casablanca
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
Kallo
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Copenhagen
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.
Miami
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%
Bucharest
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Genoa
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
Genoa
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
Milan
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
August
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
Hilden
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Nola
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
Milan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Hvidovre
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Rome
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.
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
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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
Singapore
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
Rome
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
Trieste
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
Hamburg
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%
Ravenna
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Milan
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Genoa
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Athens
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
Barcelona
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
Dalian
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
Hamilton
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
Milan
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Holzwickede
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Dénia
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
Genoa
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Amsterdam
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
Cagliari
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
Genoa
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
Genoa
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
Hamilton
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
Genoa
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
Reflights
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
PORTS
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
DATABASE
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ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
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.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› 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
Rostock
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
Genoa
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
Oslo
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
Hamburg
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
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
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
Rome
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
Genoa
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Rome
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Tokyo
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
Ravenna
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
Ravenna
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
Memphis
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
Genoa
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Ancona
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Rome
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
Tokyo
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Rome
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
Geneva
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
Marseille
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
Livorno
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
Montreal
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
Genoa
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
Trieste
Report on work in liguri ports
Genoa
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Arezzo
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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