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02:36 GMT+2
July 14, 2011
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Sri Lanka aims to catch up as shipping hub
    Sri Lanka aims to create an Asian shipping hub capable of competing against Singapore and Dubai by pouring US$3.4 billion into expanding ports with Chinese help, after the island's container volumes surged to a record.
  • Consolidation in liner industry hits record high
    Consolidation in the liner industry has surged to a record high as small start-up carriers find it increasingly difficult to compete against Maersk Line and other majors, an industry consultancy group said.
  • Virginia pursues modern-day pirates
    The state of Virginia, which last tried a pirate in 1819 and prosecuted Blackbeard's crew 300 years ago, has become the US centre for trying Somali pirates captured by the US Navy off the Horn of Africa.

Sched Netweb site
  • Global Port Tracker expects autumn upturn in US import container volume
  • Moody's wary of container shipping, and gloomy about dry and liquid bulk
  • Schedules slip as bigger ships translate into longer turnarounds: SeaIntel
  • Kuehne + Nagel strengthens LCL with 39 new services in Asia-Pacific
  • DB Schenker Logistics establishes subsidiary in Minsk, Belarus
  • CEVA, Honda UK Manufacturing extend partnership for three years
  • Agility opens new office in Kuching to establish Borneo operation
  • Dachser opens US$56.77 million Rhine-Neckar logistics centre at Mannheim
  • HK airport's AAT first half volume off 0.2pc, but transshipments rise 140pc
  • Hong Kong's China Aerospace International invests in aviation polymers
  • Qantas warns of price increases when Australia's new carbon tax bites
  • India to commence Nagpur airport project, but pessimism reigns
  • Korean Air receives next generation B737-900ER aircraft
  • WFS takes Icelandair, Spirit Airlines for passenger, ramp handling

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Allcargo Global Logistics Ltd attains first OHSAS certification
  • Cargotec prepares for the future with Port 2060
  • CFS Associations rejoinder to Capt. P. S. Raths article The notoriety behind detained or seized cargo which appeared in the latters Maritime Musings column on July 12
  • Hopes of a new direction from Dinesh Trivedi
  • Leasing companies now providing more boxes
  • NYK jointly develops energy-saving wind resistance technology
  • SCI strengthens bulk carrier fleet
  • Pakistan to grant India MFN status
  • Workers body to protest against Major Port corporatisation on July 28
  • BCHAA commences 2nd training programme for CHA staff
  • Government allows non-Basmati rice exports

Marine Logweb site
JULY 13, 2011
  • KMI adds rapid-response skimmer to its lease fleet
  • Wärtsilä swoops on Cedervall
  • Rolls-Royce wins Italian OSV contract
  • Navy establishes new PEO LCS
  • MHI reinvents the Moss-type LNG tanker
  • NTSB says USCG patrol boat's speed was "excessive"

World Wide Shipperweb site
JULY 13, 2011
  • Freight transport index shows numbers fell during May
  • Hamburg Sud rationalizing North Europe/Eastern Med services
  • International Maritime Organization awards International Maritime Prize
  • Port of Coos Bay calling for contractors for Small Works Roster
  • Ceremony marks command change for Coast Guard Thirteenth District

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 13, 2011
  • Libyan oil production in 2011 to stay at 200,000 bpd
    Aframaxes in Mediterranean can expect little change in cargo availability, according to IEA
  • Box charter market 'dead' as service cuts hit demand
    Falling demand for vessels leads to continuing decreases in containership charter rates
  • Stealthgas charters out five ships
    Stealthgas has chartered out five of its liquefied petroleum gas carriers at rates that the Greek company claims will bring in $300,000 per calendar month
  • Rush to fix VLCCs for end-July loadings
    The availability of very large crude carriers in the Middle East Gulf shrank by as many as 12 vessels today, as charterers rushed to book vessels for end of July loading dates before the August programme kicks off at the end of this week
  • Finance: the worst is still to come
    Shipping is underfunded, but opinion is split as to whether bankruptcies will rise
  • Hedge funds jump on the ship finance bandwagon
    'Alternative finance' is reappearing because it scents blood...
  • Leading nations out of step on economic management
    The US, China, EU and UK's varying responses to inflation and interest rates have implications for trade growth and shipping finance
  • Cruise line and offshore sector help lift syndicated loans market
    Dealogic figures reveal deals worth nearly $18bn in the three months to end-June
  • UK economy still struggling to recover
    Growth in manufacturing slows as orders fall, consumer demand weakens and a poll of businessmen reports falling optimism
  • Time for reality to intrude into ISPS
    Ten years of bad treatment of seafarers and those with legitimate reasons to visit ships is enough
  • How The Containership Co stumbled in shipping's eternal waltz
    Carriers and shippers will continue playing competitors off against each other in the hunt for more desirable rates
  • Investment in shipping once again on the menu
    This year's TOC in Antwerp had the usual hot air, but the wares on display were pretty cool
  • Research on big companies' credit standing brings industry-wide relief
    Lloyd's List Intelligence finds large shipping outfits still paying bills on time despite current gloom
  • Scorpio charters in two product tankers to grow fleet to 19
    Move comes as $137m term loan is converted to revolving credit facility
  • Brussels and Germany reviews plan for rescued HSH Nordbank
    Ship financing likely to be hit by as much as $5.7bn as bank's balance sheet is reduced
  • Drewry predicts peak season containers shortage
    Chinese box makers forcing up prices by constricting production in the face of strong demand, says Container Census report
  • More consolidation please
    The 20 largest carriers control 84% of global market, but consolidation needs to be faster
  • Omega Navigation wins early victory in Chapter 11 case
    Court's interim order rejects senior creditors' opposition to carve-out of $1m to pay professional fees
  • TS Lines and Hainan Pan Ocean chop transpacific service
    Move is the latest in a series of capacity removals on Pacific routes
  • TransContainer posts 18% rise in volumes
    Strongest growth in operator's international traffic, with imports up 31% in same period
  • Twelve bidders shortlisted for Vizhinjam port project
    Agency set up by the Kerala state government in southern India expects to begin selection process next month
  • VLCCs to join Brightoil fleet just as new oil storage comes on line
    Five 318,000 dwt tankers will be delivered from the middle of next year as Dalian and Zhousan facilities enter production
  • Brightoil Petroleum outlines its game plan for upstream integration
    Bunker specialist has $3bn to invest in an offshore or onshore 'China friendly' project
  • What will Mitsui do with Portek?
    Now that we know the identity of the mystery bidder that hijacked ICTSI's attempt to acquire the niche port company, the interesting question is Mitsui's intentions
  • Singapore box volumes fall 3.5% in a month
    Decline confirms anecdotal evidence of soft start to what is usually a strong period
  • US retailers' caution flattens import box volumes
    Ports handled 1.3m teu in May ' just 1% higher than one year ago

Fairplayweb site
JULY 13, 2011
  • Hamburg Süd trims Europe/Med service
    GERMAN box line Hamburg Süd said today it has decided to close one of its two North Europe/Eastern Med services
  • Oz carbon tax seen adding to shipping costs
    AUSTRALIAN miners are reportedly concerned about the impact of the country's new carbon tax on shipping
  • Liners push alternative on ship emissions
    BOX LINES are pressing the IMO to reject emissions trading and bunker levies in favour of a vessel-specific fuel efficiency scheme
  • Pirates attack Iranian ship
    A BULKER has reportedly evaded a pirate attack with the help of Iranian warships
  • Scorpio expands further
    NYSE-listed Scorpio Tankers today announced two more additions to its fleet via charter-ins and significant amendments to its credit facility
  • Third Bohai spill revealed
    CNOOC has had a third oil spill in less than two months in eastern China, which could spark construction of more clean-up vessels, IHS World Markets Energy reported today
  • Nokta returns to Dahlman
    RESPECTED shipping analyst Omar Nokta has returned to Dahlman Rose after briefly quitting in late June, Fairplay confirmed today
  • Squeeze-week seen for VLCC owners
    BROKERS told Fairplay today VLCC rates are softening, with crude price fluctuations making crude traders cautious
  • Glencore forms South Sudan oil JV
    COMMODITY trader and producer Glencore has formed a joint venture with Nilepet, the oil company of the newly independent South Sudan, IHS World Markets Energy reported today
  • Italy LNG terminal moves closer
    ITALY'S industry ministry has approved the construction of a LNG regasification terminal on the country's Adriatic coast, IHS World Markets Energy reported today
  • Shell restarts in Nigeria
    SHELL HAS lifted force majeure on its Bonny Light crude shipments from Nigeria, IHS World Markets Energy reported today
  • Vladivostok volumes fall
    RUSSIA'S port of Vladivostok on the Sea of Japan has reported a throughput drop by 7% year on year, to 3
  • Panamax standoff warned
    BROKERS told Fairplay today oversupply of Panamaxes is depressing business for ships out of northern China
  • VLCC rates hurt NSCSA
    NSCSA has blamed falling VLCC rates for its 31% year-on-year drop in profits in the second quarter
  • Keppel Philippines Marine plans delisting
    KEPPEL Philippines Marine is withdrawing from the Philippine Stock Exchange by delisting its shares

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 13, 2011
  • Sea Star To End Philadelphia-Jacksonville-San Juan Service
    Sea Star Line on July 22 will suspend its weekly service connecting Philadelphia; Jacksonville, Fla., and San Juan, Puerto Rico,...
  • Michael Dukakis on Transportation Bill (Video)
    Michael Dukakis, was keynote speaker July 11 at the Transportation Research Board's summer meeting in Boston. Since leaving public service,...
  • Truckload Shipping Volume, Rates Rose in June
    Truckload shipping volumes increased 2 to 3 percent in June from the previous month, with rates rising 4 to 5...
  • CSX Boosts Capital Spending By 10 Percent
    CSX Transportation is increasing its capital spending plan for this year to $2.2 billion, up from an initial $2 billion,...
  • Shipwire Gains Investment from eBay, Newell Rubbermaid
    Internet marketplace firm eBay and consumer products manufacturer Newell Rubbermaid have taken stakes in Shipwire, a logistics outsourcing firm that...
  • Navy Official Calls for a Fleet of Dual-Use Marine Highway Ships
    A fleet of commercial medium-sized, medium-speed ships could fill the demand for vessels for marine highways operations, and provide the...
  • Pirate Attacks Grew 36 Percent in First Half 2011
    There were 36 percent more international pirate attacks in the first half of 2011 compared to the same period in...
  • DOT Freight Index Hits Six-Month Low
    Freight carried by for-hire transportation carriers declined 1.8 percent in May from April to its lowest level since November, the...
  • Long Beach Container Imports Rise 3.5 Percent
    Containerized imports at the Port of Long Beach increased 3.5 percent in June over the same month a year ago,...
  • YRC Worldwide to Draw $255 Million on New Loan
    YRC Worldwide expects to draw $255 million from its new $400 million asset-based loan to help repay its existing asset-based...
  • California Exports Up 10.5 Percent in May
    California's exports increased 10.5 percent in May, marking the 19th consecutive month of year-over year gains in the export trade....
  • TransContainer's Second Quarter Traffic Up 14 Percent
    TransContainer, Russia's largest rail container operator, boosted second quarter traffic by 13.9 percent compared to last year, as export volume...
  • Mitsui to Make Offer for Portek International
    Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co. said Wednesday it will launch a tender offer for Portek International. a Singapore-based international...
  • Hamburg Sud to Cut Europe-Turkey Service
    Hamburg Sud will cut one of the services it operates between North Europe and the eastern Mediterranean in another sign...
  • Truckers Moving at Rapid Pace at Hamburg Self-Service Terminal
    Truckers are checking in ocean containers at a Hamburg terminal in an average of 130 seconds thanks to a recently...
  • Box Ships Inc. Buys $55 Million Panamax Ship
    Container ship owner-charterer Box Ships Inc. will buy a Panamax vessel with capacity for 5,060 20-foot equivalents under an agreement...
  • UCLA-Ceridian Trucking Index Rises in June
    The Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce index pulled out of its two-month slide with a 1 percent increase in June, though...
  • KCS Gets $56 Million in Hurricane Claims
    Kansas City Southern is receiving a $56 million insurance payment for lost profits and property damage last year from Hurricane...
  • Safmarine, Maersk Adding India-Middle East-South America Loop
    Safmarine Container Lines and sister carrier Maersk Line will introduce a weekly loop this month, called the Rumba/Prime 4 service,...
  • Zim Postpones Asia-Europe Rate Hike
    Zim Integrated Shipping Services is postponing by a month the implementation of the general rate increase it planned to apply...
  • Trans-Pacific Rate Benchmark Falls 6.7 Percent
    Spot container freight rates from Asia to the United States plunged dropping 6.7 percent over the past week, a new...
  • Shipping Industry Carbon Plan Includes Penalties
    The World Shipping Council and regulators in Japan say their joint plan on vessel efficiency would set fees for operators...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JULY 13, 2011
  • New green tax proposal
  • Graig's super-feeders represent a 'step change'
  • Maersk and Safmarine start South American Rumba
  • AFL New England-Halifax feeder shuttle launched
  • CMA CGM's transhipment traffic to the Baltic growing

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 13, 2011
  • Gulmar sips subsea soup
    Oaktree Capital-controlled offshore contractor sinks teeth into African subsea market with Gulmar Condor deal.
  • GMR on road to recovery?
    Equity analyst at US investment bank says $50m ATM offering is not the only tool in cash-strapped tanker owner's fiscal arsenal.
  • Inside Omega
    Shipmanager, lawyers, classification societies and IR firm land on list of bankrupt product tanker owner's top creditors.
  • Tough market for new liners
    Consultancy Alphaliner claims consolidation by bigger firms is crowding out market.
  • Stealthgas seals five
    Harry Vafias-led Greek owner fixes quintet of LPG carriers, while taking pay cut on tanker.
  • Wartsila buys Swedish firm
    Finnish engine supplier purchases shaft seal and bearing systems manufacturer.
  • STNG scoops product pair
    Emanuele Lauro bets on market rebound by penning charter pacts with Romanian owner while converting $137m credit facility.
  • Daring cruiseship rescue
    Six boaters scramble aboard Discovery Sun after blaze sinks their vessel.
  • Seanergy goes long
    Greek owner takes $14,500 per day for charter of supramax for up to 18 months.
  • Coastal secures vessel sales
    Malaysian shipbuilder ties up deal worth $32.4m for OSV and two units of barges.
  • Pentagon queries NOC bill
    Defense Contract Audit Authority says call for $310m to close Avondale is unsupported.
  • Iran foils bulker raid
    Navy warships rush to help Iranian cargoship under attack from Somali pirates in Indian Ocean.
  • Wartsila bags dredger deals
    Finnish engine builder awarded supply contracts in the Netherlands and China.
  • Yantar borrows billions
    Russian shipbuilder seals two big financing deals with domestic Sberbank to fund government work.
  • Southampton strike warning
    Ports operators told to be wary of ships having left South Coast without health certificate.

American Shipperweb site
JULY 13, 2011
  • Quarterly report now available
  • Revises shipping industry outlook to negative
  • ComPair: 8% Q2 capacity growth on head-haul lanes
    Both head-haul lanes in the major east/west trades saw allocated ocean freight capacity grow 8 percent in the second quarter, according to the latest World Liner Supply report from American Shipper affiliate ComPair Data. Eastbound transpacific an...
  • Moody's concerned about shipping overcapacity
    Moody's concerned about shipping overcapacity Moody's concerned about shipping overcapacity Moody's Investors Service said Tuesday it has revised its outlook for the global shipping industry from neutral to negative, saying that while the dry bul...
  • U.S. recognizes Danish laws in TCC reconstruction bid
    A failed startup container line and the financial administrators appointed to rebuild the company have won a key decision in U.S. federal bankruptcy court, the line said Tuesday. The Containership Co., which filed for "reconstruction" in Denmark i...
  • Drewry: Containers to be tight in peak season
    A tight ratio of containers to vessel slots and increased production costs for new containers will continue to constrain the global box supply, according to a new report by Drewry Maritime Research. The report,Container Census -- Annual Survey and...
  • IMO considers mandatory ship efficiency index
    International Maritime Organization Marine Environment Protection Committee delegates meeting in London this week were urged "not to put political and other interests above those of the environment." IMO Secretary General Efthimios E. Mitropoulos ...
  • Graig orders up to 26 container feeders
    Graig Group, a ship owner based in Cardiff, Wales, said Tuesday it plans to order up to 26 container feeder ships. The "Marlin" ships are to be built at the Jin Hai shipyard complex near Shanghai China. The first two vessels are to be delivered in ...
  • Zim postpones Asia/Europe rate hike
    Container line Zim said Tuesday it has postponed a planned rate increase on the Asia/Europe trade from July 1 to Aug. 1. The proposed increase affects westbound cargo from Asia and the Indian Subcontinent to West Mediterranean, Adriatic and norther...
  • Maersk to link India/Mideast, South America
    Maersk Line said this week it will launch a service connecting India, the Middle East, Mediterranean and South America at the end of the month. The line's Rumba service will have a rotation of Nhava Sheva, Jeddah, Genoa, Barcelona, Algeciras, Tang...

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 13, 2011
  • Energy report shows large declines in crude inventory
    Crude climbed after largest than forecast decline in inventories.
  • O.W. Bunker relocates Dubai offices
    Company has moved to a larger office facility.
  • Middle East bunker prices rise
    Strike disrupts bunkering activities in Cape Town.
  • Strong gains in European bunker prices
    'Crazy' market in Piraeus.
  • Need for bunker surveyors remains
    'Too many questions' about finer points of flow meter technology.
  • MEPC welcomes Bahamas' CO2 emission reduction solution
    Submission based entirely on technical and operational measures is considered 'an additional flower in the bouquet.'
  • Mid week bunker prices up at major ports
    Supplies of bunkers at key Asian ports not an issue on Wednesday.
  • BIMCO poses questions on use of LNG as bunker fuel
    Environmentally friendly aspects of LNG 'may seem impressive but may not be the whole story', says report.
  • New generation LNG carrier cuts fuel consumption by 20%
    LNG carrier EXTREM is part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Sayaendo series of vessels.
  • ExxonMobil sells 700 cSt cargo at 'unexpectedly' strong prices
    Parcel sold at a discount of $20-$21 pmt against previous discount of $27-$28 pmt.
  • Competition to intensify in China's bunker market
    Five new bunker players expected to receive licenses this September.

European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
The rebound in revenues recorded by OOCL continues.
Hong Kong
In the second quarter of this year, they grew by 14.4%
Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
Dam of Genoa, Third Valico and motorway grate-points out-are essential works
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
››› File
Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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