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July 28, 2011
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • DP World's cargo volume up 11%
    DP World, the Dubai port operator, said on Tuesday that cargo volumes at its docks rose 11 per cent in the first half of the year as trade picked up at home and in other emerging economies.
  • Oil tanker glut shrinks as rental income falls
    A glut of oil tankers competing to carry two million barrel cargoes of Middle East crude shrank in the past week.
  • India allocates US$3.8b for port expansion
    India is on track to award 23 contracts for port expansion worth US$3.8 billion this fiscal year, as Asia's third-largest economy turns the corner on funding a sector crucial to its growth prospects, a top bureaucrat said on Tuesday.

Sched Netweb site
  • Falling freight rates, increasing lay-ups depress charter market prices
  • DP World volume up 11pc to 26.2 million TEU in first six months of 2011
  • Evergreen starts Kaohsiung-Cebu weekly service with 950-TEU ships
  • APL's four-week container volume count tracks continuing rate erosion
  • Danaos cuts loss sharply with a 35pc second quarter revenue surge
  • Port of Savannah achieves 11pc container growth in fiscal 2011
  • Tacoma container volume shrinks 11pc overall, but export boxes up 9.9pc
  • Kerry expands in UK buying 2 firms, Regency and Bergen Freight Forwarding
  • Household appliance seller Suning spends US$154.9 million on Zhuhai DC
  • Intermodal star performer of Canadian National's 8pc profit increase
  • CSAV builds firmer ties with MSC on joint services
  • NYK, Itochu in JV to own and operate floating dock for Petrobras, Brazil
  • US Federal Aviation Administration shuts as Congress fails to fund it
  • Free from September to February, CgoXchange air cargo spot rating portal
  • Kuehne + Nagel to take over J van de Put Fresh Cargo Handling

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Freight Wings skillfully loads out giant RMQCs at JNPT
  • JNPT hires high-power 60-ton Bollard Pull tug
  • CONCOR commences weekly train service between Kanpur & Mundra Port
  • Food inflation declines to 7.58 pc
  • Govt mulling extending TDS to service tax
  • Govt to reinstate duty drawback on cotton yarn exports
  • Govt to take decision on wheat exports
  • Higher interest cost will make exports less competitive: Fieo
  • Millers call for hike in sugar export quota
  • No Law vs. Bad Law

International Transport Journalweb site
JULY 27, 2011
  • UPS launches express flights to fast-growing Chengdu
    UPS yesterday announced the launch of new flights into Chengdu, China, further expanding the company's connections between Asia, Europe and the United States. The "around-the-...
  • Australian Linfox orders 100 Volvo trucks
    Linfox, one of Asia-Pacific's leading logistics operators, has chosen Volvo Trucks as the supplier of 100 prime movers. The order consists of Volvo FM 11, Volvo FM 13 and Volvo FH ...
  • Road network for modular road trains expanded in Denmark
    Modular road trains can now drive to Hundested Havn and Skjern Transportcenter in Denmark. Furthermore, a number of companies in Hobro, Horsens, Ikast, Odense and Sakskøbing have a...
  • Eurotunnel buys five class 92 locos
    Groupe Eurotunnel has bought 55 more SNCF class 92 locomotives, bringing its fleet to 16. The class 92 is British built and is the only railfreight locomotive authorised for use in...
  • SBS appoints Gary Hubbard as group business development director
    Gary Hubbard has been appointed as the new group business development director of SBS Worldwide, which provides global forwarding and supply chain solutions worldwide. Hubbard has ...
  • MTA appointed exclusive Vanguard Logistics agent in Poland
    Vanguard Logistics Services announced that Maritime Transport & Agencies (MTA) was recently appointed the exclusive Vanguard agent in Poland. The move followed internal decisio...
  • Kerry Logistics expanding in the UK
    Kerry Logistics, a leading provider of freight and logistics services, has acquired two freight forwarding companies in the UK, namely Manchester-based Bergen Freight Forwarding Li...
  • GE selected to power new Iberia A330 aircraft
    International Airlines Group (IAG) has selected GE CF6-80E1 engines to power Iberia's firm order for eight new Airbus A330 aircraft and up to eight A330 aircraft options. The engin...
  • Evergreen Line launching KCS service
    The Taiwan-based container line Evergreen launched a new Kaohsiung-Cebu feeder service (KCS) in late July. Evergreen Line will deploy one 950 teu ship with a port rotatio...
  • DFDS and Louis Dreyfus Armateurs bid for SeaFrance assets
    The Danish ferry and freight shipping company DFDS has teamed up with France's Louis Dreyfus Armateurs to bid for some assets of the failed English Channel ferry operator SeaFrance...
  • Rina tackles nickel ore bulker losses
    The Genoa-based classification society Rina has established rigorous design standards for the modification or newbuilding of dry bulk cargo carriers, in order to enable them to saf...
  • Aramex reports stable growth in Q2/2011
    Express delivery and logistics company Aramex, based in Amman (Jordan), has reported a healthy increase in its second quarter 2011 revenues, despite continuing insta...

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 27, 2011
  • Panamax market braced for 'horrendous' August
    Charter rates set to continue sliding as northern hemisphere summer kicks in
  • Pre-Ramadan VLCC earnings boost looks unlikely
    Brokers predict further rate stagnation and low returns ahead of the Muslim holy month
  • Box lines gear up for next round of rate increases
    Hapag-Lloyd is set to impose a rise of $200 per teu for boxes shipped from East Asia, while MSC has announced a general rate increase of $250 per teu
  • Vale trading licence not top priority in Brazil trade talks with China
    Trade minister says bilateral agreements for iPad and plane manufacturers come first
  • Prophecies of doom are normal in shipping
    We overstate gloom and get overexcited when things look up, but it's difficult not to be optimistic right now, says Maersk Broker chief
  • Maersk Broker's 'quiet chaps' are silently on the march
    Low-profile broking house is expanding into Greece, China, South America and Africa
  • Navios Maritime sounds positive note as second-quarter profits rise
    Revenues up 375 in second quarter
  • Exclusive: Saadé signals CMA CGM's return to acquisition trail as finances recover
    Some assets will be sold to help pay for new investments, with China tapped for newbuilding finance and charters
  • A lesson from history for China's policy makers
    The prospect of a serious slowdown will be enough to give many the jitters, but is the Chinese economy just going nowhere fast?
  • Slowing volume growth shakes SITC investors
    Global slowdown in container trades puts pressure on intra-Asia lines
  • Cosco linked to arrears on dry bulk charters
    George Economou and Navios Partners among owners not paid in recent weeks
  • The euro ' cause of crisis or cure?
    It was inevitable one currency would benefit strong member states at expense of weakest
  • Time for euro get-out clause
    Troubled members like Greece could emulate corporate bankruptcies and restructure debt
  • CAI International second quarter revenues leap 68%
    Box lessor says improved income is primarily down to boosting the number of containers it owns
  • Tirrenia sold to MSC, Grimaldi, Moby consortium
    Shipowners take stakes in ferry operator
  • Dry bulk sector looks set for wave of consolidation
    Weak spot earnings will mean that some companies are vulnerable to takeover, says Deutsche Bank Securities
  • DP World's Cochin transhipment plans stalled by cabotage law
    Group's PPP facility cannot operate until expected government waiver materialises
  • KG funds' investment poised to slip further
    Only seven funds were approved for sale in the second quarter of this year, four fewer than the same quarter last year
  • Evergreen launches new intra-Asia service
    Uni-Chart will rotate Kaohsiung-Cebu-Kaohsiung calls in addition to Manila loop
  • Opportunities and threats
    Do not mistake political prevarication for uncertainty when it come to costly carbon regulations
  • Cosco likely to benefit from flood of demand for Keppel FELS jack-up rigs
    Cosco Shipyard set to win more offshore business as Keppel struggles to find slots
  • ThyssenKrupp to expand Rotterdam capacity
    Coking coal volumes to increase by one third
  • Family firepower
    In shipping, a family's passion and unswerving dedication to their business can make the difference between success and failure
  • Global Ports to step up efficiency at home rather than expand overseas
    Chairman Mishin says growing beyond Russia and Finland is long-term prospect, but 'complex question' of domestic terminals' performance comes first
  • Weak charter rates send Genco profits tumbling
    Number of ships in fleet rises as bottom line shrinks
  • Baltic Trading makes loss for second consecutive quarter
    Weak spot rates skew figures

Fairplayweb site
JULY 27, 2011
  • Offshore 'safe haven' seen
    BONDS offered by offshore companies have become "more liquid" than those from shipping groups, a finance conference heard today
  • Dry pair beat forecasts
    BOTH GENCO and sister Baltic Trading have topped analyst forecasts but also reported quarterly drops versus last year
  • Frangou sees supply relief
    NAVIOS Partners boss Angeliki Frangou commented today on a positive supply trend as her company reported solid quarterly earnings
  • Lamu port construction will start
    KENYA's plans to build a port on Lamu Island off its northeastern coast are gathering pace, with President Mwai Kibaki calling on ministers to speed things up, IHS Global Insight reported today
  • Saudis raise tanker cargoes to India
    SAUDI Arabia has agreed to ship 3M extra barrels of crude in August to India to make up for cuts in oil from Iran, IHS World Markets Energy reported today
  • Coal port delays up 32.6%
    DELAYS for bulkers at major iron ore ports have decreased by 10.8% over the past week, but at major coal ports delays have risen by 32.6%, a broker told Fairplay today
  • China yards push offshore
    CHINESE yards are expected to move aggressively into the offshore sector, which is being boosted by high crude prices and rising oil demand, a DnB NOR Markets analyst said today
  • Rickmers ramps up in India
    GERMANY'S Rickmers-Linie is raising its stakes in India by upgrading its Europe/Subcontinent service to sailings every three weeks in 4Q
  • Tight LNG supply expected
    A MISMATCH between the number of LNG regasification and liquefaction facilities worldwide means that supply will be tight, at least in this decade, energy analyst Tony Regan said today
  • Taipower awards 13 Panamaxes
    TAIWAN'S power generator Taipower has awarded 13 Panamaxes in its latest tender for coal, IHS McCloskey reported today
  • OceanFreight shares skyrocket
    SHARES of NASDAQ-listed OceanFreight shot up 79% today as investors reacted to the surprise takeover by DryShips

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 27, 2011
  • Hub Group Profit Rises 49 Percent
    Intermodal service provider Hub Group's second quarter profit rose 49 percent year-over-year to $14.4 million, powered by a 12 percent...
  • Locke Confirmed as China Envoy
    The U.S. Senate confirmed Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to be ambassador to China, where he will replace Jon Huntsman as...
  • Trucker Saia Increases Profit 41 Percent
    Multiregional less-than-truckload carrier Saia increased its year-over-year profit 41 percent to $8.3 million in the second quarter, as its revenue...
  • Higher Fuel Costs Cut into Covenant Profit
    Higher costs and less efficient use of its trucks drove Covenant Transportation Group's profit down 42.7 percent year-over-year in the...
  • VDOT's Connaughton Promotes Shipper Incentives
    The Commonwealth of Virginia is offering shippers a tax credit for moving containers off the highways to the marine highway...
  • FAA Work Stoppages Increase
    Work stoppages are spreading among aviation construction projects across the country and construction workers are being sent home, due to...
  • Ryder System Revenue Tops $1.5 Billion
    Ryder System's net profit leaped 34.2 percent year-over-year to $40 million in the second quarter, as revenue climbed 18.1 percent...
  • Celadon Group Hauls Less Freight, Doubles Profit
    Truckload carrier Celadon Group more than doubled its profit in the second quarter despite a 1.2 percent drop in freight...
  • US Box Imports Slide 1.7 Percent
    U.S. containerized imports dropped by 1.7 percent in June from the same month last year after rising 5.5 percent in...
  • ILWU Chief Promises to Work With ILA
    The president of the West Coast longshore union pledged cooperation with the International Longshoremen's Association and criticized other unions he...
  • Railcar, Barge Demand Push Trinity's Profit Up
    Major railcar and barge builder Trinity Industries's soared 63 percent in the second quarter to $30 million, despite disruptions to...
  • Higher Truck Volume Propels C.H. Robinson Profit
    Third-party logistics and brokerage giant C.H. Robinson Worldwide increased its net profit 14.2 percent in the second quarter to $111...
  • Flood Woes Cut Canadian Pacific Profit 23 Percent
    Canadian Pacific Railway blamed severe flood disruptions for shrinking its second-quarter profit 23 percent to about $136 million (C$128 million),...
  • UPS Freight Increases Sales 19 Percent
    UPS Freight increased its revenue 19 percent to $660 million in the second quarter, improving its revenue per hundredweight and...
  • Ocean Charter Market Declines
    Containership charter rates are tumbling as ocean carriers re-asses their tonnage requirements amid slowing cargo growth and weakening freight rates....
  • New VPA Board Takes Office
    A new slate of eight directors was sworn in as new members of the board of the Virginia Port Authority...
  • Hapag-Lloyd Sets Rate Increases, Surcharges
    Hapag-Lloyd is implementing a series of general rate increases and peak-season surcharges on Asia-Europe-Mediterranean trade lanes, as part of a...
  • Long Beach, Los Angeles Announce Clean Air Awards
    The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have chosen seven companies as recipients of the 2011 Clean Air Action...
  • Guangzhou Port Container Traffic Up 10.3 Percent
    The volume of containers handled by at terminals operated by the Guangzhou Port Group increased by 10.3 percent year-over-year in...
  • Norfolk Southern Profit Leaps 42 Percent
    Second quarter profit powered ahead by 42 percent at Norfolk Southern Railway, continuing a pattern of strong earnings reports by...
  • Cummins Doubles Profit to $505 Million
    Strong growth in global truck markets drove engine sales up 53 percent to $2.9 billion in the second quarter at...
  • Capo Suggests Separate Banana, Short-Sea Pacts
    The International Longshoremen's Association and management should consider separate contracts for short-sea shipping and proprietary cargo such as bananas, management's...
  • USMX's Capo Warns of Competition for ILA
    Management officials urged the International Longshoremen's Association to work with employers to compete with West Coast ports and attract the...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JULY 27, 2011
  • Shippers don't like slow steaming
  • UK economy 'flat-lining'
  • Tacoma boxes down 11%
  • Bunker prices head back up
  • Evergreen launches Kaohsiung-Philippines feeder

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 27, 2011
  • CMRE ready to strike
    Konstantinos Konstantakopoulos-led containership owner has the firepower to acquire cheap assets following profitable Q2, CFO says.
  • Baltic's crystal ball
    CFO of New York-listed bulker owner sees scrapping, slippage and Asian economies as key catalysts in the market recovery.
  • CSCL fires profit warning
    Li Shaode-led boxship owner braces investors for a first half loss.
  • Panamax records pending
    Both scrapping and newbuilding arrivals about to set new annual benchmarks, broker says.
  • DB talks up M&A
    DryShips' $240m OceanFreight takeover could spark increased consolidation in the bulker market, analyst says.
  • Uninsured tanker aground
    Pollution row as elderly products carrier with no P&I cover grounds in storms off South Africa.
  • Navios Partners beats bets
    Angeliki Frangou-headed bulker owner tops analysts' forecasts in the second quarter.
  • Precious doubles profit
    Results from Khalid Hashim-led shipping company aided by newbuilding sales as profit is twice last year's figure.
  • Holst plots Asia push
    RS Platou exec says dry departures are no big deal as he takes charge of reshaping broker's activity in the east.
  • Bulk exit at Platou
    Dry-cargo chief Yahya Karahasan heads a list of six leaving RS Platou in the Lion City.
  • Davie rival bites back
    Groupe Maritime Verreault chief claims government backing of ailing yard makes competitors feel like they are "being eaten by piranhas".
  • Chemoil profit dwindles
    Profit falls in second quarter but bunker supplier stays in black as sales climb.
  • Offshore upset at DRYS?
    Drilling orientated investors unlikely to be impressed with use of Ocean Rig shares to part fund OceanFreight swoop, analyst says.

American Shipperweb site
JULY 27, 2011
  • Evergreen services
    Evergreen joins MOL Asia/Africa loopEvergreen Line is joining an MOL loop between Southeast Asia and southeast Africa, according to its schedules. Evergreen launches Kaohsiung/Cebu feederEvergreen said it has launched a weekly shuttle service betwe...
  • Surface transport profits
    Intermodal buoys CN Q2 performanceCanadian National saw second quarter operating income increase 8 percent to $926 million, the railroad said in its quarterly financial filings Tuesday. Werner record huge Q2 profit growthTrucking company Werner Ent...
  • James A. Capo, United States Maritime Alliance-USMX
  • CTSA raise currency surcharge again
    Member lines of the Canada Transpacific Stabilization Agreement said Tuesday they will once again raise the currency adjustment surcharge they assess on shippers as of Sept. 1. The fee will rise to 10 percent after being set at 9 percent for August...
  • Evergreen joins MOL Asia/Africa loop
    Evergreen Line is joining an MOL loop between Southeast Asia and southeast Africa, according to its schedules. The line will join MOL's MZX service, which has a rotation of Singapore, Port Louis, Durban, Maputo and Singapore. With Evergreen joinin...
  • Evergreen launches Kaohsiung/Cebu feeder
    Evergreen said it has launched a weekly shuttle service between Kaohsiung, Taiwan, and Cebu in the Philippines. Evergreen will deploy a single 950-TEU ship on its KCS service, which departed from Kaohsiung on Tuesday. It will arrive in Cebu on Thur...
  • FAA issues 'stop work orders'
    The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday issued additional "stop work orders" to construction and technology contractors for critical modernization projects around the country after Congress failed to pass an FAA bill. FAA halted dozens...
  • UPS starts flights to Chengdu
    UPS will begin operating flights into Chengdu, China, further expanding its connections between Asia, Europe and the United States. The "around-the-world" flight through Chengdu will start at UPS's European hub in Cologne, Germany, and make a sto...
  • Intermodal buoys CN Q2 performance
    Canadian National saw second quarter operating income increase 8 percent to $926 million, the railroad said in its quarterly financial filings Tuesday. Revenue rose 8 percent to nearly $2.4 million while loadings increased 4 percent and revenue to...
  • Werner record huge Q2 profit growth
    Trucking company Werner Enterprises increased its second quarter net profit 32 percent, compared to the same period in 2010, according to a company financial filing last week. Werner's operating profits rose $46.8 million in the quarter, on revenu...

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 27, 2011
  • Rotterdam market softens slightly
    Other European ports steady or firmer mid-week.
  • Moderate mid-week price moves in major ports
    Fujairah steady after recent gains caused by tight avails.
  • Bunker deal signed with SK Shipping
    Ghana Oil Company says MGO contract will help it maintain 'market leadership'.
  • Ferry operator given 'unreserved apology' over pollution allegation
    New Zealand's National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research says charge was made without proper research.
  • Asian bunker prices firming mid-week
    Demand mixed in major Asian bunker ports on Wednesday.
  • Titan to start oil storage operations at Quanzhou in August
    Will start operations at 340,000 m³ capacity facility after receiving 100,000 mt cargo.
  • California ARB approves changes to fuel regulations
    Regulations to be aligned with the requirements of the North American ECA.
  • Japanese shipyard clinches order for fuel-efficient bulkers
    Newbuild design to minimise wave resistance.
  • Chemoil Q2 profits plunge 69%
    But sales volumes rise due to contributions from recently acquired OceanConnect Marine.

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