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13:10 GMT+2
July 15, 2011
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Pirates more violent but less successful
    Piracy attacks on the world's shipping rose by a third in the first half of this year and became increasingly violent, with pirates using machineguns, grenade launchers and other weapons, a maritime watchdog said yesterday.
  • Cosco to spend US$12m to protect ships
    Chinese shipping giant Cosco Shipping will spend US$12 million on armed guards and other measures to protect its ships, a report said yesterday, after the UN warned of a growing threat from pirates.
  • Rolls Royce wins anchor handling systems deal
    Rolls-Royce is supplying advanced anchor handling systems to four offshore vessels being built in Singapore.

Sched Netweb site
  • TS Lines and Hainan Pan Ocean Shipping end Shanghai-Long Beach loop
  • Long Beach containerised imports increase 3.5pc, exports rise 9pc in June
  • Poor market induces Hamburg Sud to cut north Europe-Turkey loop
  • Zim to delay Asia-Europe US$275/TEU rate increase until August 1
  • HK carriers join Cosco in stationing armed guards aboard to repel pirates
  • Pirate attacks rise 36pc, but first half vessel seizures decline 28pc
  • Egyptian civil strife behind Suez Canal strikes and disruptions
  • Ship's captain in Hong Kong to face electronics smuggling charges
  • Chongqing opens 55-hour, 48-container rail service to Shanghai
  • Alashankou checkpoint cargo volume up 6.8pc in first five months
  • Port of Hamburg HHLA installs self-service truck container check-in
  • US backs Danish law in TCC bid for damages over breaking cargo vows
  • US Surface Transportation Board cuts filing fees from US$20,000 to $350
  • FinanceAsia poll finds ICTSI among best managed companies in Asia
  • Germany's Interbrau exports barley in containers through Le Havre
  • Fraport June cargo off 6.4pc to 180,000 tonnes, but up 1pc in first half
  • Kuwait-based Agility starts weekly China-Lithuania air freighter service
  • Lufthansa Cargo posts 14.8pc first half tonnage growth to 953,830 tonnes
  • Saipan's Cargo Air Bridge seeks investment to fly fruit and veg to Guam

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Capesize shipping contracts up
  • Italian NVOCC, Fortune International, joins INTTRA network
  • MOL to launch hybrid car carrier in June 2012
  • Safmarine announces direct, weekly service between ISC, Middle East & ECSA
  • India imposes anti-dumping duty on chemical from China
  • India & China billed to lead global aviation
  • Tea output up 5 pc in May, exports rise a tad
  • Play the Balancing Act

Marine Logweb site
JULY 14, 2011
  • Guilty plea in Duck boat case
  • House hearing focuses on ballast water management
  • Austal books order for three wind farm support catamarans
  • More pirate attacks, but fewer successful hijackings
  • MOL solar hybrid ship set for June 2012 launch

World Wide Shipperweb site
JULY 14, 2011
  • First shipment of local baled pulp exported from Port of Grays Harbor
  • Boeing opens new Renton facility to boost Next-Generation 737 output
  • NYK holds naming ceremony for new LNG carrying vessel
  • Port of Seattle finalist for sustainable shipping honor
  • Bellingham port board eyes new restaurant as airport tenant

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 14, 2011
  • US hurricanes offer hope for European gasoline exports
    Weather in US Gulf could exceed seasonal average over the coming months, potentially boosting gasoline imports
  • MR product rates flat as driving season imports halt
    Brokers expect further stagnation next week due to sufficient vessels available
  • Refinery capacity growth set to boom
    China will lead the way with almost 25% of the total, and North America will also see expansions
  • Latin America drives high volume
    Chile took the majority of US exports due to a rise in seasonal demand and lower natural gas exports from Argentina.
  • Rio Tinto production back on track after weather delays
    Second quarter production figures from Rio Tinto's Australian mines show iron ore and coal volumes have bounced back from low levels seen during the first three months of the year when severe weather hit facilities across the country
  • Fronthaul capesize prices stay ahead of panamaxes
    Capesize fronthaul voyage rates have managed to stay above those of smaller panamax bulkers for over three weeks now but transatlantic trips are still cheaper on larger vessels as European bulk commodity demand drop
  • Germans focus on piracy
    Maritime minister brings forward summit with VDR, indicating ruling on armed guards
  • Opening address to MEPC is timely reminder of need for compromise
    IMO acts out of its own sensitivity and care about the environment, not because others say so
  • Israel and Lebanon take undersea border dispute to the UN
    Outcome will have implications for Israel's move to becoming major gas exporter
  • US Senate votes to scrap ethanol tariff and subsidy
    Move would provide boost for shipowners as Brazilian ethanol imports into US increased
  • Work on tie-backs from Tamar to start next year
    Noble Energy's $88m contract with EMAS AMC shows how subsea activity is vital in allowing oil producers to make scale economies with existing infrastructure
  • P&I clubs draw up confidential lists of approved security providers
    Pirate attacks fuel escalating requests from shipowners for guidance
  • UK government revises coastguard closure plans
    Three stations facing the axe will now stay open and hours will not be reduced
  • The 'disease of sloppiness' breaks out yet again
    The Department for Transport has yet to address concerns over how the standards of pilotage around the UK coast are at risk from commercial pressures
  • Exposing 'hidden scandal'
    Grey's spotlight on Somali piracy was spot-on
  • Insurers back cargo-stowing campaign
    IUMI to hold session on accidents caused by badly stowed or overweight containers
  • Slater has got it wrong on UK non-doms
    Foreign business people do pay British tax, and they are willing to leave the country if the regime is changed
  • Assessing companies' liquidity is a long game
    What impact will debt burden have on tanker and dry bulk owners in 2011?
  • CSAV seals joint services pact with MSC
    Three-year deal announced as MSC reveals it is postponing the transpacific Jaguar service it planned to operate with CMA CGM and Maersk Line
  • Pirate attacks rise to 266 in first half of year
    More than 60% of incidents attributed to Somalis, says International Maritime Bureau
  • Los Angeles rapped for cost overruns
    Audit highlights six projects by city's Harbour Department that were estimated at a combined $20m but ballooned to more than $116m
  • Marseille-Fos seeks operator for giant drydock 10
    Port authority launches another tender for repair facility at Mediterranean hub
  • MEPC needs to show progress
    There is a risk that agreeing an international solution for reducing carbon dioxide from shipping could be taken out of the IMO's hands
  • Australia's carbon tax law looms closer
    Now PM's hands are tied over scrapping green laws, shipping will have to bear the brunt
  • Long Beach box volumes up 6.6% on the year
    Analysts warn that for the US as a whole, import volumes remaining flat or falling
  • Fraud charges loom closer for Beluga founder
    Bremen prosecutor's office publishes preliminary results of its investigations
  • The seafarers' champion
    Michael Grey articles in Lloyd's List win praise
  • Robin returns home
    Britain's last remaining steam coaster returns to its east London roots

Fairplayweb site
JULY 14, 2011
  • Italy offers soldiers for hire
    ITALY'S government has reportedly agreed to allow shpowners to pay for the use of soldiers to protect Italian-flagged ships from pirates
  • Consolidation blocks box market entry
    BARRIERS of entry to the container market have risen as consolidation has taken hold, Fairplay has been told
  • HHI labour deal agreed
    HYUNDAI HI said it has reached an accord with labour officials that would raise some bonuses by 800%
  • 'K' Line to transport grain
    'K' LINE said today it has closed a deal with Japan's National Federation of Agricultural Co-operative Associations (JA) to transport grains from North America and Australia
  • Pirate attacks rise in first half
    PIRATES attacked 266 ships in the first half of the year, up from 196 ships a year earlier, the International Maritime Bureau said today
  • Asia/USWC service axed
    TS LINES of Hong Kong today confirmed to Fairplay it will be suspending an Asia/US West Coast service running jointly with China's Hainan Pan Ocean Shipping
  • 135% profits rise seen for Precious
    SECURITIES group PhillipCapital said in a research note today that it expects Precious Shipping's 2Q2011 net profits to grow more than 135% year on year

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 14, 2011
  • J.B. Hunt Transport Profit Jumps 26 Percent
    J.B. Hunt Transport Services raced ahead of a slowing economy in the second quarter, increasing net profit 26 percent over...
  • Drewry Forecasts Persistent Container Shortage
    Although container production is up in the wake of last year's critical shortages, prices for the boxes have nearly doubled...
  • Los Angeles Imports Fell 10.2 Percent in June
    Imports into the Port of Los Angeles fell 10.2 percent in June from the same month a year ago, throwing...
  • FedEx Raising Spending to $4.2 Billion in 2012
    FedEx will increase capital spending 24 percent over the next year, adding $800 million as it replenishes its fleets with...
  • Congress Eyes 'Confusing' Waterways Environmental Rules
    Lawmakers will have to cut through a knot of "confusing, contradictory" rules to establish effective regulations controlling invasive species in ships' ballast...
  • Damco to Handle Marks & Spencer's China Hub
    Damco, the logistics arm of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, will manage Marks & Spencer's mainland China hub operation, as the...
  • EU Trust Busters Probe Frankfurt-Hahn Airport
    European Union competition regulators launched an investigation into public loans to Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, a German freighter hub, to ensure they...
  • Liberty Property Enters Inland Port Chicago Market
    Liberty Property Trust gained first inland port access by buying 1.2 million square feet of warehouse and distribution space adjacent...
  • Class 8 Truck Order Backlog Expands
    The backlog of Class 8 trucks on order to be built is getting bigger, as demand for new trucks remains...
  • Investors Favor Ports in Africa, Latin America and India
    Private investors, returning to the global port industry following the credit crunch, are targeting projects in Africa, India and Latin...
  • Autos, Chain Stores Boost Retail Sales
    Retail sales rose 0.1 percent in June as a rise in spending at automobile dealerships and chain stores offset a...
  • Growth Slows in Manufacturing Index
    An index of manufacturing activity grew more slowly during the last three months but indicated expansion for the seventh consecutive...
  • Trans-Pacific VSA Postpones Plans for Third String
    Overcapacity and slowing demand on the trans-Pacific spurred CMA CGM, Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. to postpone the launch...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JULY 14, 2011
  • Another transpac sling culled - as PSS deferred until August
  • Piracy soars more than a third in H1 11
  • Shanghai pulling away from Singapore
  • CSAV clarifies alternative service arrangements
  • New Black Sea service for Maersk

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 14, 2011
  • Rand bags bulker
    Nasdaq-listed bulker owner shells out $2.6m to take Maritime Trader from Canadian court's crosshairs.
  • Sembcorp boosts backlog
    Singapore-listed shipbuilding group scores $493m order for integrated processing and living quarters platform.
  • Gurus dissect GMR tactics
    Analysts examine New York-listed tanker owner's approach to liquidity amid market downturn.
  • CSAV inks MSC alliance
    Chilean liner giant prepares to ride out market downturn as 33 boxships work new partnership.
  • Ferry to paradise?
    Indian government considers launching new passenger route to Maldives.
  • Coastguard u-turn praised
    Nautilus offer cautious praise for government pledge to keep 10 marine rescue centres open.
  • Glory Wealth trumps KLC
    A $23m award that bankrupt Korea Line Corp won against a Chinese charterer is sent back to the arbitrators.
  • Pirates hamper climate study
    Scientists claim growth in incidents is making Indian Ocean no go area for study groups.
  • Military cargo quandary
    Kenyan report links ship to military hardware allegedly bound for South Sudan.
  • SCI spree continues
    Indian state owner signs up for new 3,500-teu boxship at Rongsheng Shenfei in China.
  • Safmarine adds new service
    South African container and break-bulk firm to introduce 'Rumba/Prime 4' service.
  • K Line agrees grain deal
    Contract agreed with JA Group to ship two million tons of grain to Japan.
  • Beluga 'fraud' net widens
    Scale of alleged fictitious sales tops $90m as pressure mounts on Niels Stolberg.
  • LA blasts port overspend
    City audit shines light on 'mushroomed' costs for Port of LA projects.
  • Target aims for HK?
    Anthony Comninos-led Greek owner linked to listing in Hong Kong worth up to $300m.

American Shipperweb site
JULY 14, 2011
  • Adverse demand
    Big 3 postpone new transpacific serviceThe world's three biggest container lines have postponed plans to introduce a transpacific shuttle service this year until the second quarter of 2012, one of the lines said Wednesday. Maersk Line, Mediterranea...
  • Commentary
  • CSAV ties up MSC deal
    Chilean liner carrier CSAV said Wednesday it has cemented a three-year deal with Mediterranean Shipping Co. to partner on a trio of trades from the end of this month. The agreement covers services on the northern Europe/West Coast South America, E...
  • Big 3 postpone new transpacific service
    The world's three biggest container lines have postponed plans to introduce a transpacific shuttle service this year until the second quarter of 2012, one of the lines said Wednesday. Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co. and CMA CGM had planned ...
  • Another transpacific service suspended
    Hainan PO Shipping and TS Lines have pulled one of their three jointly operated transpacific services, according to the lines' online schedules. Maritime news outlets reported Wednesday that the lines had immediately stopped running their TP1 loop....
  • Hamburg Süd merges intra-Europe strings
    Liner carrier Hamburg Süd said it is merging a two-string service connecting northern Europe and the Mediterranean into one loop. Citing "unfavorable trading conditions," the line will suspend its Northern Route service from the first week of Augu...
  • Jumbo starts building heavy-lift vessel
    Rotterdam-based Jumbo Shipping has entered an agreement with the Brodosplit shipyard in Split, Croatia, to build a top segment heavy-lift vessel. The vessel will have a length of 152.6 meters and a beam of 27.4 meters and is equipped with two 1,100...
  • Swissport handles Finnair's cargo in Brussels
    Swissport International, a provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has won the cargo ground-handling contract with Finnair covering its operations at Brussels International Airport. Finnair operates about 2,300 scheduled passenger fligh...
  • BIS includes South Sudan in export controls
    The U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security has amended the Export Administration Regulations to add controls on exports and re-exports of U.S.-origin "dual-use" items, products with both commercial and military applications, to...
  • Zepol: U.S. imports down 7.4% in June
    U.S. import shipment volume for June decreased 7.4 percent from the same month in 2010, trade intelligence firm Zepol Corp. said Wednesday. The analyst said the volume, measured in TEUs, also decreased 4.6 percent from the previous month. The total...

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 14, 2011
  • GHG deal at IMO unlikely to stave off EU action
    What is on the table is 'too little, too late' to satisfy European Union CO2 reduction targets.
  • Fujairah market firm
    Durban markets firmed over the day.
  • Rotterdam prices firm
    Quiet day of trading in Hamburg.
  • Andreas Chrysostomou re-elected as MEPC Chairman
    During plenary, IMO Secretary-General congratulates Chrysostomou on his excellent record and for winning the 'well-deserved' Sustainable Shipping award.
  • Dan-Bunkering appoints sales manager in Singapore
    Madeline Lee has 17 years of bunker industry experience.
  • Bunker prices at key ports mixed
    Supplies of bunker fuel not an issue at major Asian ports on Thursday.
  • Russia to create strategic oil products reserve
    Products for reserve to be purchased from oil companies at market prices.
  • Vietnam-based supplier expanding ISO 8217:2005 spec to all ports
    ISO 8217:2005 380 cSt and 180 cSt grades currently only available at South Vietnamese ports.
  • India to improve bunkering facilities at Tuticorin port
    As part of initiatives to strengthen bilateral maritime cooperation with Maldives.
  • China's bonded bunker sales up 21% in H1
    China may sell 10 million mt of bunkers in 2011, sources say.
  • Singapore sells record amount of bunkers in June
    Bunker sales up even as the number of 'bunkers-only calls' fall from May's level.

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
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
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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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