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13:35 GMT+2
July 12, 2011
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Medvedev calls for transportation review
    President Dmitry Medvedev yesterday called for a total review of Russia's transportation infrastructure after a Volga River boat accident left more than 100 people missing and presumed dead.
  • Manila taking sea claims to UN
    The Philippines said yesterday that it had urged China to take their conflicting claims to the South China Sea before a United Nations-backed tribunal.
  • Ships stuck at Freeport Indonesia wait for supplies
    Three ships at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold's port in Indonesia's Papua are waiting for copper and gold concentrate supplies following a week-long strike that paralysed operations at its giant Grasberg mine, shipping sources said.

Sched Netweb site
  • Zim to hike Asia-east coast South America rate US$600/TEU from August
  • Once mega ship craze passes, expect a feeder ship boom, says Braemar
  • PIL-Wan Hai Far East to north Europe smaller shipper service now suspended
  • Jiujiang launches a river-sea shipping to boost local exports to Korea
  • US manufacturers start 'near-shoring', moving work from Asia to Mexico
  • US poised for a big comeback, says Canada's export credit agency economist
  • China Merchants' Shekou and Chiwan western Shenzhen terminals awarded
  • Singapore's state-owned Temasek profit increases 160pc to US$10.6 billion
  • US transpacific containerised exports rise 11.4pc versus 5.5pc import growth
  • Democrats decry transport bill, GOP says relaxing eco-rules would help
  • US railways fight more STB freight regulations sought by consumer lobby
  • Fairmacs offers web-based tracking, bookings, bills of lading online
  • India's cash-strapped Air Deccan 360 asks staff to quit ahead of layoffs
  • Air France-KLM experiences 2.8pc decline June freight throughput
  • United Air Lines and Continental see performance weaken in June

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Carriers, shipowners on mega boxship ordering spree
  • CMA CGM to launch new service between Asia, Fiji Islands & New Zealand
  • DB SCHENKER Logistics now on its own in Iceland
  • Hanjin Shipping expands China-India service
  • IMO issues guidance for armed guards on ships
  • Maersk & Safmarine drop China from Far East-West Africa FEW3 service
  • MCC Transport revises Intra Asia 8 service to include new ports
  • The New World Alliance to suspend PSW service
  • The notoriety behind detained or seized cargo
  • VLCC tonnage in oversupply, reveals market analysis
  • Iran continuing oil exports to India to preserve mkt share
  • US for trying India at WTO over cotton export curbs
  • 227 applicants shortlisted for extra cotton export quota
  • Extension likely for barcode deadline on pharma exports
  • NSIC launches facilitative web portal for MSMEs
  • Sharma in favour of differential rate of credit for exporters
  • Slowdown in export growth likely: Ficci survey

Marine Logweb site
JULY 11, 2011
  • TRANSCOM awards sealift contracts
  • Bludworth Marine books order for newbuild barges
  • Russia to crack down on vessel safety after river cruise tragedy
  • Atlantic offshore wind approval process moves along
  • Donjon-SMIT client first to gain plan approval under new SMFF regs
  • Jumbo orders heavy lift ship at Brodosplit
  • Large jump by containership fleet in 2012
  • Bergen Group Hanøytangen gets LOI for rig work

World Wide Shipperweb site
JULY 11, 2011
  • Port of Everett terminals see 1000th Boeing Company barge
  • Puget Sound ports net 2011 VISION 2040 honor
  • Magazine taps Port of Tacoma as top green supply chain partner
  • The Greenbrier Companies reports third quarter numbers
  • Port of Grays Harbor earns AAPA recognition for web site

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 11, 2011
  • Cardiff Marine takes $8m hit as panamax values dip
    George Economou-owned company sells 11-year-old bulker for $22m following failed $30m deal last year
  • Korea Line pulls modern capesize from secondhand market
    Prices offered on bulker reportedly well below owners' expectations
  • Smaller bulkers grab bigger share of sales
    Buyers' preference for smaller supramax, handymax and handysize dry bulk tonnage in the secondhand vessel market has seen these ship sizes account for three quarters of all deals concluded in the year to date
  • Bangladesh court delay subdues demolition market
    High Court ruling on import of ships for scrap pushed back, leaving prices in limbo
  • VLGC rates hit nine-week high of $50 per tonne
    The cost of shipping liquefied petroleum gas from the Middle East to Asia has broken through $50 per tonne for the first time in nine weeks on an influx of cargoes from Middle Eastern producers for loading on to vessels at the end of the month
  • NYK and Tsuneishi develop wind drag reduction system
    Japanese researchers test add-on structures for bridge wings and support pillars that trim resistance to headwinds
  • Europe contemplates a speed limit on the seas
    If the IMO fails to deliver on cutting greenhouse gas emissions, the European Union could intervene by enforcing mandatory slower steaming on ships destined for EU ports
  • WikiLeaks shows US frustration at Cyprus delays over Iran arms vessel
    Documents reveal Nicosia may have feared reprisals for intercepting Cypriot-flagged ship
  • Port health officials strike at Southampton
    Walkout appears to have little immediate effect, but union officials argue that full impact will only be felt later in the week
  • Mapping new worlds in Islamic finance
    Norton Rose's Davide Barzilai sees Islamic finance as an apropos introduction to finance in China
  • German suezmax quartet set to join Heidmar's Blue Fin pool
    Hamburg-based Ernst Jacob and Dortmund-based Salamon become the fourth and fifth German companies to place their ships in the pool
  • Protection Vessels International wins Torm security contract
    Move comes after employees at the Danish shipowner are told in an internal announcement that the company is to deploy armed guards
  • Pool party winding down
    Advantages are being eroded as VLCC pools grow and compete against each other
  • What will it take to make us care?
    People outside our industry do not have a clue about the extent of pirate criminality, and profess astonishment when you tell them of the numbers of seafarers still in pirate hands
  • Journalists in the dock
    Despite recent reviling of tabloid press, Lloyd's List needs readers' trust and support
  • China's derivatives plan: hubris or revolution?
    Shanghai's new electronic trading platform for container freight derivatives is off to a strong start, but several issues need to be resolved before it can exert meaningful influence on global shipping
  • The coming tipping point for freight trades
    Smaller players could play a key role in making widespread use of derivatives a reality
  • Private equity targets ports
    Latin America, India and Africa 'likely to be main beneficiaries' of infrastructure projects
  • Stress tests and fears of Italian default pile pressure on UniCredit
    Leading ship finance bank faces imposing a more cautious lending policy, higher interest charges to shipowners or disposal of shipping assets
  • Oshima Shipbuilding joins Japanese exodus with new shipyard in Vietnam
    Facility will focus on handysizes and handymaxes, with creation of up to 3,000 jobs
  • Hyundai Heavy closes on deal to build four 9,600 teu boxships
    Ships for Greek owner would be scheduled for delivery in 2014
  • The threat of arms
    The legal risk that owners face in deploying armed guards is nearly unacceptable. The consequences of not using them may even be worse
  • Kencana and SapuraCrest merger to create Malaysian oilfield services giant
    New $3.9bn company second only to Marine & Heavy Engineering
  • Shanghai box volumes fall 5% in June
    Month on month slide confirms shipping companies' earlier indications of lower-than-expected throughput
  • Slippage has its uses
    Delay in deliveries buoys rates
  • Cosco mulls Kaohsiung investment
    Chinese shipping line considers investment in container terminal in Kaohsiung as the port seeks transhipment business with smaller mainland ports

Fairplayweb site
JULY 11, 2011
  • Bahamas pitches emissions plan
    THE BAHAMAS register has proposed in an IMO panel a market-based mechanism to cut greenhouse gases, based on individual emissions from ships
  • B+H buys time
    B+H OCEAN Carriers, a US-listed operator of ore/bulk/oil ships, today filed a belated annual report revealing the status of its lengthy loan talks
  • CODELCO miners strike
    MINERS at government-owned CODELCO mines in Chile are striking today to underline opposition to President Sebastian Pinera's decision to restructure the copper producer
  • Oz carbon tax hits India coal stocks
    SHARES of Indian coal importers dropped today as investors sought to comprehend the impact of Australia's decision to impose a carbon tax on major mining companies
  • Korea steel totals rising
    STEEL output at South Korean plants will rise 15.6% this year, the Korea Iron & Steel Association predicted today
  • Cyprus cargo blast kills 14
    MORE THAN 14 people are believed to have been killed today after materials seized from a Russian general cargo ship exploded at a Cyprus naval base, Fairplay has been told
  • Putin throws sector a products tax lifeline
    RUSSIAN Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has warned that he'll raise the country's petroleum product export duty to the level of the crude oil export duty if producers don't reduce exports
  • Breakers get more offers
    CHINA'S breakers are being offered more Capesizes and Panamaxes, even as prices softened because of South Asia's monsoon and uncertainty over whether Bangladeshi yards will be allowed to keep operating
  • STX divestment stirs optimism
    SECURITIES company DMG & Partners is bullish about STX Europe selling part of its stake in Norwegian offshore vessel builder STX OSV
  • Long-haul box rates are remaining flat
    BOX RATES on Asia/Europe and trans-Pacific routes are staying relatively unchanged, even as rates on voyages to West Africa and South America went north
  • Poten predicts surge seen in Indian clean exports
    INDIA's gradual removal of price controls could raise demand for its clean products, along with improving quality, according to Poten & Partners
  • Cheap Chinese coal seen squeezing imports
    CHEAPER Chinese coal could mean softening Capesize and Panamax rates this week, with China likely to reduce imports in the short term

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 11, 2011
  • Container Exports Rose 8.2 percent in May
    U.S. containerized exports rose 8.2 percent in May, the 20th straight year-to-year increase, and were up 11.2 percent through the...
  • APL Logistics Starts India Stacktrain Service
    APL Logistics is offering double-stack container service in India and plans to expand its service as more rail corridors are...
  • YRC Worldwide Gets $400 Million From Lenders
    Trucking giant YRC Worldwide secured a $400 million asset-based loan facility from its lenders, a key step toward completing its...
  • ProLogis Locks In Japanese Deals
    ProLogis, the world's largest industrial property developer, said Monday it has signed four new lease agreements with third-party logistics providers...
  • Obama Presses Infrastructure Amid Debt Talks
    President Obama is keeping his message about improving the nation's transportation infrastructure front-and-center, using debate on the federal budget deficit...
  • YRC Worldwide Closes In on Restructuring
    YRC Worldwide is one step away from completing its financial restructuring by a July 22 deadline, a key official at...
  • Container Volume Rises 3 Percent at Indian Ports
    Container shipping volume through major Indian ports increased 3 percent in the fiscal first quarter from a year earlier, the...
  • Macquarie Forecasts 'Benign' Peak Season
    Global container volume will rise during the second half of this year but weak inventory restocking will produce a summer-fall...
  • Lufthansa Cargo Boosts Volume 14.8 Percent
    Lufthansa Cargo saw tonnage grow 14.8 percent in the first six months of 2011 from a year ago, driven mainly...
  • Rails Warn of Lengthy Flood Problems
    Major railroads are warning customers that shipment delays, detours and track outages from the flooding Missouri River could last weeks...
  • Lufthansa Cargo Switching to Plastic Containers
    Lufthansa Cargo is phasing in lightweight plastic freight containers the airline says will cut its fuel consumption and reduce carbon...
  • BAA Faces Forced Sale of Stansted Airport
    U.K. competition regulators are expected to order airport operator BAA next week to sell London Stansted Airport, the country's second...
  • Yusen Logistics Loses Antitrust Appeal
    Japan's competition oversight agency rejected an appeal from Yusen Logistics of the freight forwarder's fine for violating antitrust laws in...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JULY 11, 2011
  • Will the final liner exiting the Last Chance Saloon please turn out the lights?
    Incredible as it may seem but ocean carriers appear to have devised a new version of the Groundhog Day folklore: in this script Punxsutawney Phil emerges from his burrow in February of every other year to signal a continuation of ego-induced financially suicidal market share frenzy
  • Schedule reliability under spotlight again
  • Braemar: 2012 the 'biggest year' for boxship newbuilds
  • Oil prices back to pre-IEA reserve release
  • Now Italy feels the contagion heat
  • CMA CGM weather alert: carrier launches 'fog surcharge' in Qingdao port

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 11, 2011
  • Heidmar boosts Blue Fin
    Ernst Jacob and Salamon toss five tankers into pool controlled by Connecticut-based operator.
  • HBC plots scrap pact
    Scrappers in China getting ready to sink their teeth into Hamburg Bulk Carriers handy, sources say
  • Songa plays doubles
    Week-long winning streak continues as Oslo-listed rig group grabs $462m deal.
  • Unrest threat for Suez Canal
    Major international waterway likely to bare brunt of protestors' disquiet.
  • Rodman grabs Galinas
    New York investment bank picks up Onasis Group veteran in bid to boost shipping & transport wing.
  • Blast linked to ship arms
    Fatal explosion at Cypriot naval base blamed on weapons cargo seized from Monchegorsk in 2009.
  • Mine strike impacts ships
    Indonesian port at standstill due to wage dispute at world's biggest gold mine.
  • Shaw surrenders seat
    Alan Shaw quits Nasdaq-listed bulker and tanker owner after brief tour as CFO.
  • Burney bats for crew
    Pakistani human rights activist ready to drum up ransom cash to free Dubai ship hijacked in 2010.
  • India eyes ports expansion
    Ministry of Shipping sets out goals to increase tonnage over next decade.
  • Gulf Nav denies order
    Dubai owner says it has not declared options for two 320,000-dwt VLCCs in China.
  • Canadians chase V Ships
    After dropping back as a top contender in the race to buy the ship management group Omers is now back in pole position.
  • RCL achieves share rise
    Thai sea cargo firm experiences boom off back of building sale speculation.

American Shipperweb site
JULY 11, 2011
  • RAMP Act
  • Weeks Marine buys McNally Construction
    Cranford, N.J.-based marine contractor Weeks Marine has acquired McNally Construction of Hamilton, Canada, for an undisclosed amount. "With this acquisition, Weeks Marine strengthens its presence in North America's tunneling industry and establishe...
  • GAO: Biodiesel transport faces huge investment
    Acongressional watchdog agency reportsaid the United States will have to spend several billion dollars to upgrade its rail, truck and barge infrastructure to handle the transport of ethanol to wholesale markets in the next 10 years. The Government...
  • Hawaii 'Superferries' for sale
    The U.S. Maritime Administration has put the two high ferries built for the bankrupt Hawaii Superferry up for sale. In anotice published in theFederal Register, MarAd said it is inviting bids for the ships,AlakaiandHuakai,for sale on an "as is, wh...
  • YRC names Wren senior VP, treasurer
    YRC Worldwide has appointed Christopher C. Wren to senior vice president and treasurer. He was president of consulting firm Power I.T. Before that, he was vice president of corporate development for H&R Block; vice president of product development ...
  • Import monitoring sparks seizure of lighters
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it leveraged its Commercial Targeting and Analysis Center for Import Safety to seize 261,000 cigarette lighters from France last month for not having required child-safety mechanisms. The shipment is valued a...
  • Congress pressed for action on harbor dredging
    The House of Representatives Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment heard testimony on Friday proposed legislation to require expenditures on harbor maintenance to be equal to the amount collected under the Harbor Maintenance Tax. Jim Wea...

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 11, 2011
  • Fujairah prices fall
    Extremely tight avails in Durban.
  • Rotterdam prices soft
    Some players hold out in Rotterdam for lower prices.
  • Air pollution from ships to be studied in Halifax
    Local university may win contract for two-year marine emissions project.
  • Korea updates MEPC members on greenhouse gas initiative
    During a side event at MEPC, attendees learn about proposed new technologies, ship designs, and the possible impact of the amendment to MARPOL Annex VI.
  • Week starts with fall in bunker prices at most main ports
    Avails of bunker fuel not an issue at most key Asian ports on Monday.
  • South China refineries fuel oil production seen rising
    Total amount of fuel oil to be produced to be up 17% to 109,000 mt in July.
  • EU conference acknowledges prospects for LNG bunkering
    EU and Russia energy dialogue also recognises lack of LNG fueling network.
  • Shenzhen's bonded bunker sales to hit 4 million by 2015
    Port official predicts the port's suppliers could nearly double volumes compared to 2010.
  • K-Sea ceases listing on NYSE
    Also terminates agreements with lenders following the completion of its merger with inland tank barge operator Kirby.

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
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
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
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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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