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01:08 GMT+2
July 25, 2011
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Baltic Exchange's main index continues to fall
    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates to ship dry commodities, fell for an 11th straight session last Friday as a firm panamax market could not make up for weakness in the capesizes.
  • Iconic Polish shipyard cashes in on wind power
    The Gdansk Shipyard, where the Solidarity movement that ended the communist era in Poland was born, is now trying to lead another Polish revolution ... in offshore wind power.
  • German KG funding takes a big hit in Q1
    Investment in German funds that finance a fifth of the world's container ships and half the nation's own fleet plunged 53 per cent in the first quarter as freight markets slumped and banks curbed lending.

Sched Netweb site
  • Hong Kong Shippers Council: Fix harbour congestion ahead of peak season
  • Ocean freight rates continue to decline across major trade routes
  • Port of Qingdao's throughput increases 12.9pc in first half of 2011
  • Le Havre wins back Japan link as Hanjin, NYK resume after years of absence
  • TUI ponders delay of Hapag-Lloyd equity stake sale until prices improve
  • CSCL, Hapag-Lloyd, 'K' Line, NYK Line invest in Far East/Africa loop
  • European Shippers Council seeks incentives, not taxes for UN eco-ships
  • Chongqing city subsidises THCs to boost market share in regional box trade
  • Shandong cuts highway tolls as Beijing cracks down on excessive collections
  • China's Guigang port throughput up 23pc in first five months
  • CMA CGM-OOCL's Epic loop back to Port Said after cutting it in May
  • Union Pacific profit up 10pc to US$785 million as intermodal slips 1pc
  • CSX second quarter pre-tax profit increases 22pc as revenue rises 13pc
  • UK's London-Midlands HS2 rail link called 'political vanity project'
  • Dachser opens Singapore office to serve south and south east Asia
  • Schenker dismantles its North American air fleet, closes Toledo cargo hub
  • United Continental second quarter profit down 5.5pc to US$577 million
  • Beihai Airport first half cargo up 60.2pc, seafood accounts for 82pc
  • AirBridgeCargo Airlines extends Frankfurt's Fraport contract until 2016

Exim Indiaweb site
  • ABG Shipyard scouting for partner to enter platform building segment
  • GDL's consolidated net jumps 138 pc in Q1
  • 17.8 pc rise in veg oil imports
  • Anti-dumping duty on Japanese, Chinese gas
  • Coffee exports up 55 pc in June
  • Engineering exports projected to grow 27pc
  • INTEXPO: Indian textile exhibition in Malaysia from Nov. 22-24
  • Singapore's imports from India jump 48 pc in H1
  • US firms gear up to tap opportunities in infra sector
  • 'APM Terminals Mumbai (GTI) supporting trade & neighbouring terminals'
  • Captive port policy puts private operators on edge
  • DP World Cochin berths Maersk Line's largest vessel to call India
  • Kerala govt seeks revised feasibility report for Azhikkal port
  • KoPT to renovate, enhance facilities
  • Asset sales by SMEs not to attract capital gains tax
  • Developers seek govt nod to shelve SEZ plans
  • Govt gives go-ahead to 31 FDI proposals
  • Govt nod for importing 40,000 t of rubber
  • SEZ tax sops removal to hit exports: Assocham
  • TN farmers bracing for lukewarm egg exports
  • Trying to get concessions on tax refund rates: Fieo
  • Agility bags wind power logistics contract in Sri Lanka
  • Complex intercontinental shipment of tunnel boring machine deftly executed
  • GPLN offering heavy lift seminars

Marine Logweb site
JULY 22, 2011
  • ABS set to release update of Crew Habitability Guide for Workboats
  • Davie Canada to complete three Cecon newbuilds
  • Sembcorp Marine shipyard files claim against Ernst & Young
  • New spill response role for two Hornbeck Offshore MPSV's

World Wide Shipperweb site
JULY 22, 2011
  • Bellingham Port Commissioners OK Scotty Browns airport lease
  • US rail freight traffic posts gains during week
  • K Line joining service calling Far East/India
  • Coast Guard investigating Columbia River vessel allision
  • Crystal Cruises earns 16th best cruise line honor

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 22, 2011
  • West Africa suezmax fixing activity hits two-year high
    But substantial fleet growth since 2009 kills earnings opportunities for owners in June
  • Cooling Asian inflation could shrink tanker rates
    Tanker markets could face extremely difficult second half of the year if plans to cool Chinese inflation hit the Asian economy and reduce crude and oil products imports
  • Torm hires South Korean kamsarmax
    Torm understood to have chartered a South Korean kamsarmax bulk carrier at $12,500 per day for a short period contract
  • South Korea sets iron ore record
    South Korea imported a record-breaking volume of iron ore in June
  • Capesize rates find floor but more cargo is needed
    Continued slide attracts Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton in, but more cargoes still needed
  • Capesizes search for green shoots
    Severe overcapacity set to continue limiting ability of capesize owners from earning acceptable returns
  • Squeezed from all sides
    The shipping finance challenge looks daunting
  • Shipping companies at risk of falling foul of UK's new Bribery Act
    Specific offence of bribing a foreign public official may prove a challenge
  • Illuminating future navigation
    UK Shipping Minister Mike Penning has launched the lighthouse authorities' new marine aids to navigation strategy, 2025 and Beyond. It appears flexible and realistic
  • China shippers call for mining companies to reconsider newbuilding plans
    Although not named, Vale is thought to be the target of shipowners association's comments which claim cargo owners are 'monopolising' the dry bulk market
  • Agreement on cutting CO2 is a truly major achievement
    IMO has demonstrated that it is eminently capable of delivering a global solution for shipping
  • Gothenburg plans to start up LNG fuel terminal by 2013
    Sweden's important bunker hub aims to offer gas alternative two years ahead of sulphur emissions clampdown
  • Gothenburg to strengthen rail links to box terminal
    Bidders are lining up for the Skandia Container Terminal concession. Whoever wins will want to expand it
  • K+N to purchase Dutch perishable goods agent
    J.van de Put deal will extend Kühne + Nagel's global 'fresh-to-door' concept
  • More box lines impose congestion surcharges at Jawaharlal Nehru
    Hapag Lloyd will avoid the port altogether, re-routing vessels to Mundra
  • Boxship orders delayed as lines struggle to halt freight rates slide
    Newbuilding market has 'switched off'
  • UK ship detentions creep up
    Three foreign flag ships were detained in UK ports during June failing port state control inspection, according to statistics released by the MCA
  • Ports fear cost and security of wireless internet
    ICSW report finds needs of seafarers to communicate with family were deemed peripheral to port operations and planning
  • Transport workers' body condemns European Commission jobs report
    Task Force has failed to deliver radical measures needed to avert a maritime skills crisis, says ETF
  • The lemmings change direction
    With carriers heading for another year of cumulative losses, owners are likely to be very circumspect about buying new tonnage in the short term
  • Passage to Africa
    Two recent developments chronicled by Lloyd's List herald more promising growth for the continent
  • Eurotunnel says hauliers' fears for SeaFrance helped fuel 21% rise in truck volumes
    Truck shuttle volumes surge to 609,000 units for the first six months of 2011, as passenger shuttles saw cars edge over the 1m mark
  • Hong Kong government says it has 'open mind' on congestion solutions
    Portside land could ease congestions but feeder operators unable to pay market price
  • Feeder operators reject River Terminal Trade proposal
    Makes sense in theory but underlying economics spell ruin
  • Pirates masquerade as authorities in attempted tanker hijack
    Brilliante Virtuoso now responsibility of Salvor Five Oceans
  • Star Reefers predicts more scrapping
    Ships as young as 18 years may go to breakers as box lines encroach on reefer trades
  • Stratos acquires Blue Ocean Wireless
    Operational assets of US GSM services provider bought by Inmarsat company
  • Dyna-Mac lifted by Keppel's bullishness on FPSO sector
    Singapore-listed maker of topside modules sees share price jump 4% despite lacklustre results
  • MOL upbeat on pure car carrier market
    Noticeable pick-up since June could lead to tightness in the market over six months
  • Economou projects further slump in bulker values
    DryShips sells another four units citing 'discrimination' against older vessels

Fairplayweb site
JULY 22, 2011
  • Hapag deal reported in limbo
    UNCERTAINTY over the planned float or sale of a major share in German box line Hapag-Lloyd has increased amid reports that a key suitor has withdrawn from negotiations
  • Davie bids just in time
    DAVIE Canada, with backing from its new owner, beat today's deadline to bid for the Canadian government's C$35Bn ($37.06Bn) shipbuilding sweepstakes
  • Mitropoulos clarifies remarks on Libya, piracy
    THE IMO sought today to clarify statements made by secretary-general Efthimios Mitropoulos that were seen in one news account as suggesting that anti-piracy military forces had been diverted to support of Libyan rebels
  • Greek ferry strike postponed
    GREEK seamen told Athens today they will not strike during the rest of the summer to oppose government plan to cut their pensions
  • Canadian spill fears rise
    CANADA'S response capability for oil spills has become a US congressional issue
  • JNPT slams congestion levies
    INDIA'S Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust has accused container lines of unfairly exploiting scheduled upgrades by imposing congestion surcharges on shippers
  • Crew rescued from listing ship
    SIX CREW members were rescued by helicopter today after they reported to French authorities that their general cargo ship had taken on a heavy list
  • Bulker analyst hits 'sell'
    WELLS Fargo analyst Michael Webber today graded down four drybulk stocks - Diana, Genco, Eagle and Excel - to 'underperform', the equivalent of 'sell'
  • Star Reefers tells 2Q losses
    THE FALL in spot freight rates plus an impairment charge against its older ships added up today to second-quarter losses for Star Reefers
  • Safe Bulkers profits fall
    GREEK shipowner Safe Bulkers has announced a 22% year-on-year drop in net income drop for the second quarter
  • Putin, senator rev up row
    RUSSIAN Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's disclosure that the US is trying to cancel import restrictions on automobile parts shipments has triggered a blast from Michigan
  • Worker dies after Subic yard fall
    INVESTIGATIONS are continuing today into the death of a worker at Hanjin HI & Construction Philippines' yard at Subic Bay
  • Daewoo pay deal agreed
    DAEWOO Shipbuilding said today managers and unions have accepted a pay accord
  • Oz cargoes to Korea seen surging
    MARTIN Ferguson, Australia's energy minister, said today Oz plans to supply more LNG and other resources to South Korea in a push to become Seoul's key energy partner
  • Keppel's profits corrected
    KEPPEL said today its 1Q2011 profits were S$384.86M ($318.24M), up 9.3% year on year

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 22, 2011
  • YRC Worldwide Closes on Restructuring
    Troubled trucking giant YRC Worldwide completed its $500 million financial restructuring Friday, cementing long-term credit terms and labor concessions that...
  • FAA Partial Shutdown Spurs 4,000 Furloughs
    Up to 4,000 federal employees will be furloughed and $2.5 billion in airport improvement work will stall midnight Friday after...
  • MSC to Hike India-South Africa Rates
    Mediterranean Shipping Company will apply a general rate increase on the trade from India to South Africa as part of what...
  • Top Railroads Hit Highest Employment Since 2009
    The seven largest freight railroads added 1,818 workers to their U.S. payrolls from mid-May to mid-June, the largest increase this...
  • Mobile Handles Record Export Coal Shipment
    The largest export coal shipment ever handled by the Port of Mobile sailed early Friday, highlighting the Alabama State Port...
  • Port of Tampa Spends $12.9 Million to Expand
    The Tampa Port Authority's board this week agreed to spend $12.9 million to expand the port's container-handling capacity and inland...
  • DB Schenker to Ground US Freighters
    DB Schenker said Friday it will shut down the U.S. domestic air cargo network operated for years by BAX Global,...
  • YRC Worldwide to Name New CEO
    When YRC Worldwide's new board of directors meets for the first time today, job number one will be naming a...
  • Senior J.B. Hunt Executives Retire
    J.B. Hunt Transport Services reported several changes to its executive management team, including the retirement of Paul Bergant, the intermodal...
  • YRC National 'Back in Black' With $10.6 Million Profit
    Long-haul less-than-truckload operator YRC National rolled back into the black in the second quarter, reporting an operating profit of $10.6...
  • YRC Contract Pricing Rising Faster, Zollars Says
    YRC Worldwide hiked its contract rates about 4 percent in the second quarter as the less-than-truckload carrier hauled more long-haul...
  • Port of Cochin Handles Record-Size Container Ship
    The largest Maersk Line container ship ever to call Indian shores arrived Thursday at the Port of Cochin, a major...
  • IMS Worldwide's Spencer on Rise of Intermodal Shipping (Video)
    Curtis Spencer, president of IMS Worldwide, and Peter Tirschwell, senior vice president of Strategy for UBM Global Trade (parent company...
  • Star Reefers Reports $11.3 Million Loss
    Norway's Star Reefers swung to an $11.3 million second quarter net loss from a year-earlier profit of $3.8 million, as...
  • Hanjin Resumes Japan-Le Havre Service
    The Port of Le Havre said Hanjin Shipping resumed service between Japan and the French port on July 15 after...
  • KCS More Than Doubles Profit to $70.7 Million
    Kansas City Southern, the smallest of North America's Class I railroads, saw profit leap by 104 percent in the second...
  • Stagnant Rail Freight Traffic Remains Below Peak
    Freight volume for major North American railroads fell 0.3 percent in the week ending July 16 compared to the same...
  • "K" Line Joins Far East-Indian Subcontinent Direct Loop
    "K" Line will join a vessel-sharing agreement next month that is currently operated by Evergreen Line and Simatech on the...
  • YRC Worldwide Cuts Loss to $39 Million
    YRC Worldwide, in the midst of a restructuring aimed at stabilizing the trucking company's finances, reported a $39 million loss...
  • Distributing Change
    Logistics costs are rising, but where is the response from shippers in terms of truly changing fundamentals of their distribution...
  • Tinker to Evers, Not a Chance
    Q: We recently gave a shipment to a 3PL (broker) we use regularly. The broker then gave the shipment to...
  • Rational Exuberance
    Ocean carrier executives must be looking at railroads and trucking companies and wondering if they got in the wrong business....
  • APL Sets East Asia-US East Coast Surcharge
    Singapore-based container carrier APL will impose a peak-season surcharge on all cargo shipped from Asia and the Middle East to...
  • Container Corporation of India's Profit Up 21 Percent
    State-owned Container Corporation of India boosted first quarter net profit 21 percent from a year earlier to $52 million,...
  • Committee Witnesses Endorse Transport Bill
    The proposed two-year $339 billion surface transportation bill received the unanimous support of witnesses of the U.S. Senate Environment...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JULY 22, 2011
  • Spiralling Hong Kong port congestion 'must be dealt with before peak season'
  • Weather plays havoc with Australian services
  • China's PMI at 28-month low
  • Greece gets its 'exceptional and unique solution'
  • FESCO still on acquisition trail

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 22, 2011
  • Lazard praises DRYS deal
    Equity analyst says discount bulker sale will have little impact on George Economou-led owner's earnings despite $107m hit.
  • Pirates attack in Aden
    Somali gang target Ethiopian ship as it passes through the IRTC.
  • Hornbeck seals spill pact
    US-listed offshore owner tosses PSVs into Marine Spill Response Corp's Deepwater Horizon-inspired clean-up venture.
  • Oslo under attack
    RS Platou evacuates Norwegian office as explosion rips Prime Minister's office and oil-rich nation's Ministry of Petroleum.
  • CCM lowers its sights
    Analyst Michael Pak slices dry-cargo and tanker rate forecasts to levels which will tip three more owners into the red.
  • Mombasa strike off
    The dockers' union at Kenya's main port has withdrawn a threat to strike over plans to privatise the port.
  • Hapag IPO still on
    German container line remains on track for share sale despite report of delays, shareholder TUI says.
  • Mermaid lures $26m deal
    Thai drilling contractor with links to John Fredriksen snaps up lucrative Indonesian deal.
  • Wells downs dry giants
    Genco, Eagle, Diana and Excel face cash and covenant pressures amid dry recession, analyst warns.
  • Japan holds 19
    June port state control round-up sees P&F Marine and Jacksoon bulkers detained.
  • Domestic bliss
    Indonesian boxship business leads to improved second quarter income for shipowner in "oppressed" period.
  • Havila still at a loss
    Norwegian offshore company books loss on second quarter profit but sees improvement in second half.
  • Greek ship detained in UK
    June figures for UK ship detentions put Good Faith-owned bulker and US-owned cruise ship in the frame.

American Shipperweb site
JULY 22, 2011
  • Washington Notebook
  • Natural Gas production
  • "K" Line joins Evergreen China-India loop
    The Japanese container line "K" Line said Friday it is joining a service linking the Far East to India and Pakistan from Aug. 10. "K" Line will participate in the Evergreen Line-Simatech Shipping CIX2 service as a vessel operator. It will provide ...
  • New controversy over Jones Act Waivers
    There is new controversy about the granting of waivers to the Jones Act for ships carrying oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR), with allegations that oil companies are tailoring their withdrawals to avoid using U.S. flag ships. The gover...
  • Toohey tapped to lead Waterways Council
    The Waterways Council has tentatively selected Mike Toohey to be its next president and chief executive officer. A special meeting of the WCI board has been called for Aug. 2 to formally consider his election to the organization's presidency. Toohe...
  • 4 bids received for Hawaii 'Superferries'
    The U.S. Maritime Administration said it received four bids for the two high-speed ferries built by the defunct Hawaii Superferry company. However, MarAd said it would not reveal the name of the bidders or the amounts they offered for theAlakaiandHu...
  • CMA CGM adds back Port Said on EPIC loop
    The liner carrier CMA CGM is adding back a call at Port Said on a service between Europe and the Indian Subcontinent, according toAmerican ShipperaffiliateComPair Data . The French carrier had deleted calls at Port Said on itEPIC service in May , a...
  • Ship registry gets China approval
    International Register of Shipping (IRS) has received approval from the Chinese government's Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) to open a surveying company in China. The approval comes as IRS, based in Panama City, Panama, continues to expand its...
  • Military Sealift Command appoints Pacific commander
    The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command said Thursday Capt. Sylvester Moore has assumed command of its Pacific operations.Moore replaces Capt. Jerome F. Hamel.The Pacific Command is responsible for Military Sealift Command ships operating in the E...
  • U.S. prepares trade mission to Afghanistan
    Francisco Sánchez, U.S. Commerce Department's undersecretary for international trade, will lead a trade mission to Kabul, Afghanistan, this September.Sánchez will bring representatives from 10 U.S. companies who are interested in pursuing export, ...

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 22, 2011
  • Prices uncertain in the Americas
    Crude futures settled higher on anticipation that prices will increase next week if progress is made on the US debt crisis.
  • New Zealand bunker debate considered environmental risk
    One industry expert said he believed the ferries were responsible for 80% of sulphurous gases over Wellington.
  • IBIA Chief Executive resigns
    Resignation will take effect from July 31, 2011.
  • Prices mixed in the Middle East
    Suppliers bunkering schedules extremely tight for prompt dates.
  • Markets firm across Europe
    Renewed confidence in eurozone area.
  • Antarctic fuel oil ban hits cruise passenger numbers
    With ban entering into force next month, several operators are withdrawing large cruise ships from the region.
  • Study of CO2 abatement cost shows 'amazing results'
    Huge CO2 cuts possible at profit to industry, but significant barriers preventing realisation of $70 billion potential fuel cost savings.
  • Turkish supplier expands operations to Aegean Sea
    Will be selling 380 cSt, 180 cSt and 0.1% sulphur MGO at Izmir.
  • ARA supplier prepared to change pricing formula
    Separating product price from barge freight cost already practiced in several regional ports.
  • Week ends with gain in IFO prices
    Demand for bunker fuel mixed at major Asian ports on Friday.
  • Boldly Going Bigger?
    With ship sizes increasing, so will bunker stems, but will suppliers be willing to extend credit to 'fill her up' if there is another rate crash?
  • US Navy places order for fuel tank sensors
    Organisation will order 13 sensors from Electronic Marine Systems.
  • Singapore onshore fuel oil stocks at three-week high
    Volume up 12.4% to 19.689 million barrels with further inventory gains expected.
  • Glencore subsidary gets fuel saving service
    Blue Water Trade Winds signs three year deal to install cargo heating management services for ST Shipping.
  • Fall in global bunker demand 'faster than anticipated'
    High bunker prices prompt development of fuel-efficient ships, study says.

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
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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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