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February 1, 2012
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • DP World profit to meet expectations
    DP World Ltd, the Dubai World-controlled ports operator, forecast full-year gross profit to be 'in line with expectations' after a 10 per cent rise in container volumes last year.
  • Asia rates for tankers expected to ease this week
    Rates for dirty tankers on key Asian freight routes are likely to ease this week on weaker- than-expected Chinese demand for Middle East crude, ship brokers said yesterday.
  • Baltic Dry Index continues fall with 3.3% dip
    Rates to hire ships that carry dry-bulk commodities closed in on the largest monthly plunge since 2008, when Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc collapsed, as the fleet continued to expand.
  • Maersk CEO extends leave for two months after surgery
Strait Talk
  • In for the long haul
    WHILE shipping is going to need a great deal of resilience to meet the challenges of the next 12 months, for those who can secure funding, there have been few better times to invest.
Shipping Times
  • Some tips to avoid Tube rush during Olympics
    Olympic organisers have some travel advice for the millions of people who work and live in London: Be patient. Have a beer. Work from home.
  • Strike in Belgium fails to disrupt EU summit
    Belgium was at a standstill on Monday, as transport workers and other public officials went on an anti-austerity strike that nevertheless failed to cause major disruption to 2012's first European Union (EU) summit.

The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • DP World profit to meet expectations
    DP World Ltd, the Dubai World-controlled ports operator, forecast full-year gross profit to be 'in line with expectations' after a 10 per cent rise in container volumes last year.
  • Asia rates for tankers expected to ease this week
    Rates for dirty tankers on key Asian freight routes are likely to ease this week on weaker- than-expected Chinese demand for Middle East crude, ship brokers said yesterday.
  • Baltic Dry Index continues fall with 3.3% dip
    Rates to hire ships that carry dry-bulk commodities closed in on the largest monthly plunge since 2008, when Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc collapsed, as the fleet continued to expand.
  • Maersk CEO extends leave for two months after surgery
Strait Talk
  • In for the long haul
    WHILE shipping is going to need a great deal of resilience to meet the challenges of the next 12 months, for those who can secure funding, there have been few better times to invest.
Shipping Times
  • Some tips to avoid Tube rush during Olympics
    Olympic organisers have some travel advice for the millions of people who work and live in London: Be patient. Have a beer. Work from home.
  • Strike in Belgium fails to disrupt EU summit
    Belgium was at a standstill on Monday, as transport workers and other public officials went on an anti-austerity strike that nevertheless failed to cause major disruption to 2012's first European Union (EU) summit.

The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • DP World profit to meet expectations
    DP World Ltd, the Dubai World-controlled ports operator, forecast full-year gross profit to be 'in line with expectations' after a 10 per cent rise in container volumes last year.
  • Asia rates for tankers expected to ease this week
    Rates for dirty tankers on key Asian freight routes are likely to ease this week on weaker- than-expected Chinese demand for Middle East crude, ship brokers said yesterday.
  • Baltic Dry Index continues fall with 3.3% dip
    Rates to hire ships that carry dry-bulk commodities closed in on the largest monthly plunge since 2008, when Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc collapsed, as the fleet continued to expand.
  • Maersk CEO extends leave for two months after surgery
Strait Talk
  • In for the long haul
    WHILE shipping is going to need a great deal of resilience to meet the challenges of the next 12 months, for those who can secure funding, there have been few better times to invest.
Shipping Times
  • Some tips to avoid Tube rush during Olympics
    Olympic organisers have some travel advice for the millions of people who work and live in London: Be patient. Have a beer. Work from home.
  • Strike in Belgium fails to disrupt EU summit
    Belgium was at a standstill on Monday, as transport workers and other public officials went on an anti-austerity strike that nevertheless failed to cause major disruption to 2012's first European Union (EU) summit.

Sched Netweb site
  • Hapag-Lloyd to raise Far East westbound rates US$750 per TEU from March
  • APL raises rates US$50 per TEU, and surcharges for India-Europe/Med loops
  • Hanjin posts US$731 million loss, sales fall 1pc, volumes grow 12pc in 2011
  • Hutchison plea prompts court to delay APMT bid to set up in Lazaro Cardenas
  • 'Daily' Maersk Asia-Europe sailings to be cut to six from seven a week
  • Maersk CEO not to be at work as scheduled, extends medical leave till April
  • Horizon Lines to pay US$1.5 million fine for improper handling oily water
  • Guangxi's river port throughput to hit 100 million tonnes this year
  • Hainan's 2011 cargo volume increases 13.8pc to 84.1 million tonnes
  • Zhejiang province's ocean shipping capacity largest in China
  • UK's London-Midlands high speed rail link to go-ahead over objections
  • British railway lobby seeks to ban EU 'mega-trucks' from UK roads
  • Chinese shipyard orders ballast water treatment system from OceanSaver
  • Latvian ports' full-year volume increases 12.5pc to 68.8 million tons
  • Liaoning provincial expressways to reach 4,500 kilometres by 2015
  • Nautical Institute meets in Hong Kong March 1 during China Maritime Week
  • Russia's AirBridgeCargo Airlines receives first of five B747-8Fs
  • Budapest Airport cargo volume increases 6.4pc to 70,000 tonnes in 2011
  • DHL expands again at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Exim Indiaweb site
  • ASAA joins hands with CONCOR to celebrate Republic Day the green way
  • Liladhar Pasoo facilitates clearance of first direct air shipment from ICD-Khodiyar to Mumbai
  • ODC specialist Sarjak Container Lines appoints GAC India agent for Delhi & Northern India
  • Higher land, infra bill pushes Vizhinjam port cost up 60 pc
  • Petronet planning 3rd terminal at Gangavaram Port
  • CWC & WWILPL's ICD-Loni wins prestigious award
  • GHCS initiates CSR programme
  • SBG buys 10 pc stake in Sattva CFS from Eredene Capital
  • RBI open to idea of payment for Iran oil

International Transport Journalweb site
JANUARY 31, 2012
  • Malaysia Airlines says "Arrivederci" to Rome
    Today (31 January), Malaysia Airlines is serving the Italian capital Rome for the last time, after nearly 20 years of operation. The cancellation of the three weekly services on bo...
  • Norfolk Southern opens extension of Heartland Corridor in USA
    The US-based rail service provider, Norfolk Southern, has opened a newly improved double-stack rail line between Cincinnati and Columbus OH (USA). This clears the way for more doub...
  • Truck accidents doubled in Australia
    Single-vehicle truck accidents involving rollovers or running off the road has more than doubled in Australia, reported to National Transport Insurance (NTI). NTI compared the numb...
  • Russian ports: mixed bag of results
    Russia's seaports reported a slowdown in their throughput in 2011. Last year's increase amounted to 1.8%, bringing the total to 535.4 million t of goods. In the preceding two years...
  • Switzerland supporting intermodal operators
    Switzerland's Federal Office of Transport (FOT) has paid out CHF 21 million to the railway companies BLS Cargo, SBB Cargo International, Crossrail und TX Logistik. The money stems ...
  • Extra long freight trains on Paris-Marseille line
    Euro Cargo Rail (ECR), a subsidiary of DB Schenker, now operates extra long scheduled freight trains in France. The 833 m long trains run at 120 km/h between Paris and Marseille. E...
  • 150 Mercedes-Benz trucks for Turkish fruit wholesaler
    Daimler's subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Türk has reeled in another major sale. By placing an order for 150 Mercedes-Benz Actros 1844 LS trucks, Turkish fruit and vegetable wholesaler Ce...
  • Port of Switzerland notes throughput decline in 2011
    Port of Switzerland, an inland port service provider, reported an overall throughput of nearly 5.68 million t in 2011, equating to a decrease of 13% compared to the previous year. ...
  • P&O Ferrymasters wins contract renewal with Tate & Lyle
    Pan-European logistics specialist P&O Ferrymasters has signed a new three-year contract with longstanding customer Tate & Lyle. The latest deal runs until the end of 2014 a...
  • Dubai World Central handles 90,000 t of cargo in 2011
    Dubai Airports has just announced traffic statistics for Dubai World Central airport. The figures show that the airport handled 89,729 t of airfreight during its first full calenda...
  • Boeing delivers first B747-8F AirBridgeCargo Airlines
    The US aerospace giant Boeing and the Russian cargo airline AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group, celebrated last week's delivery of the first of five new ...
  • Asco opens new Singapore logistics hub
    Oil and gas logistics company Asco has expanded its operations in the Asia Pacific region by opening a new oil and gas logistics hub in Singapore. The hub is located in Tuas in the...
  • Agility Italy receives ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certifications
    Logistics service provider Agility recently obtain the ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certificates in Italy. They were presented to Agility by Certiquality, a member of the In...
  • Patrick Zilles to head intermodal activities of DB Schenker Logistics
    As of 1 February, Patrick Zilles will become head of DB Schenker Logistics' intermodal activities. In this role Zilles will be responsible for linking the different modes of transp...

Marine Logweb site
JANUARY 31, 2012
  • Huakai and Alakai transferred to Navy for $35 million
  • GulfMark Offshore exercises option at Simek A/S
  • W&O announces exclusive representation of Pres-Vac valve and marine inert gas systems
  • Wärtsilä completes Hamworthy acquisition

World Wide Shipperweb site
JANUARY 31, 2012
  • Transportation Secretary announces fourth round of TIGER Grants
  • APL performance report finds 94 percent Trans-Pacific on time rate
  • Port of Bellingham kicks off 'View from the Bridge' contest
  • Maersk Line changing makeup of management team
  • Crowley set to begin Houston/Puerto Rico LCL run

Lloyd's Listweb site
JANUARY 31, 2012
  • Costa Concordia likely to prompt round of regulation
    Historic precedents such as Titanic, Herald of Free Enterprise, Exxon Valdez and Erika suggest the outcry of 'something must be done' will be answered
  • What changes to expect in wake of Costa Concordia casualty
    Several areas likely to attract regulatory attention
  • Stolt Nielsen reports slight rise in net profits
    Outlook for 2012 remains poor
  • Deiulemar ship sales netted struggling operator $36m
    Paragon to seek damages after dumping charter and seeking new employment for supramax
  • Exclusive: China mega-ship ban leaves VLOC market in limbo
    Despite country's transport ministry imposing ban on 'mega-sized' ships, AIS data show VLOCs continuing to discharge
  • A question of morality and cowardice
    All who go to sea will know the paralysing fear that gripped Costa Concordia's master
  • Did Costa Crociere have the right command chain in place?
    Multi command is a dangerous concept
  • UK shipbuilders are fighting back
    It does not help to talk the industry down when motivated individuals are trying to get it back up
  • Fresh Iran sanctions take shape on Capitol Hill
    Senate banking committee prepares to vote on bipartisan Bill that would hold US firms responsible for Iran-related activities by foreign subsidiaries
  • NITC chief Souri steps down
    Head of tanker giant exits as sanctions tighten around Iranian interests
  • Simon Morse to head up Griffin
    Former Inchcape Shipping Services boss to expand range of marine crew services
  • Q&A: Cooper Gay marine reinsurance director
    John Sullivan reveals his reasons for leaving Aon and argues Costa Concordia could be beneficial for the market
  • Up to 45% of watchkeepers fall asleep on the job
    Study reveals that seafarers working six-on, six-off watches fare worst for sleep
  • North secures government approval for Tokyo branch
    P&I club office opens after two-year application process
  • BLT battles debt burden
    Asset sales may be the only option for struggling tanker owner
  • Aframax earnings on Caribbean-US Gulf route hit ten-month high
    Delays due to fog and low water see charterers rush to secure ships
  • Damco switch as Maersk Line unveils new management team
    Forwarding arm reports to terminals boss
  • Changing the guard
    Iranian shipping firms face intense political pressure
  • Search for bodies on Costa Concordia called off
    Divers cite deteriorating conditions
  • Prices dip for handysize tankers
    Busy secondhand market for stainless steel tankers in January
  • Products demand drives crude import growth in South Korea
    Oil imports are up by 6.3% compared to last year's pre-crisis levels
  • CSAV receives fifth 8,000 teu boxship
    Arrival of new vessel is part of move to increase owned ships to 30% of fleet
  • China bars Vale
    Beijing puts ports off-limits to Brazil mine giant's biggest ships
  • Grønborg becomes head of gas division at Maersk
    Company pledges not to add VLGC capacity
  • Capital plans steady dividends as products market brightens
    Partnership moves to eliminate spot exposure for crude tankers
  • UK rules on armed guards to remain unclear for at least six months
    Government's pace creates frustration
  • First Ship Lease warns of exposure in BLT debt freeze mess
    Singapore shipping trust says that leases to BLT on three chem tankers accounted for 12.8% of revenue in 2011
  • DP World global volumes grow 10%
    Terminals group delivers 'exceptionally strong' UAE performance
  • Seaspan completes purchase of its fleet manager
    Stock-based transaction will enable containership owner to avoid rise in fees when its current shipmanagement contract expires

Fairplayweb site
JANUARY 31, 2012
  • Bigger box ships planned for ME route
    CMA CGM said today it plans to deploy 14,000teu vessels between the Far East and the Middle East for the first time
  • Breakbulk reefers becalmed
    OWNERS and operators of conventional reefer vessels are under increasing financial pressure as the slump in spot rates drags on
  • 231 held in smuggling cases
    GREEK coastguards are today holding 231 people today in people-smuggling attempts detected in the past week
  • Legal hazards seen in Concordia disaster
    SURVIVORS of the Costa Concordia disaster have been warned about the potential downside of filing US lawsuits against parent company Carnival Corp
  • Ship seized over pollution
    A PRODUCTS tanker is under arrest today at Fos-sur-Mer in France subject to payment of €350,000 ($460,000) bail in a pollution case
  • Sanctions snarl grain ships off Iranian ports
    EU SANCTIONS have reportedly resulted in about 400,000 tonnes of grain being held up on at least 10 ships outside Iranian ports
  • US Navy buys Superferries
    MARAD has sold the two former Hawaii Superferry vessels to the US Navy for $35M
  • Capital falls short
    NASDAQ-listed Capital Product Partners today reported lower profits than expected as result of spot exposure from its Crude Carriers takeover
  • Deiulemar woes hit Paragon
    CANTOR Fitzgerald analyst Natasha Boyden today graded down Paragon two notches from 'buy' to 'sell' after the bulker owner confirmed the loss of a key charter to Italy's Deiulemar
  • Panamax bulkers boosted
    PANAMAX bulkers are showing recovery signs, as charterers returned from the Lunar New Year holidays
  • US refinery closures could aid MR sector
    TANKER consultancy Poten & Partners has told Fairplay that the closure of some US refineries would raise demand for MR tankers for transhipment
  • NOL's revenues slip again
    SINGAPORE'S NOL has again reported lower revenues against higher volumes, as overcapacity takes its toll on earnings
  • Oz iron ore talked up
    COMMODITY analysts said Australia's iron ore exports should remain strong despite a slowdown in Chinese steel production
  • FSL Trust plays down potential BLT default
    SINGAPORE'S FSL Trust Management today said if cash-strapped Berlian Laju Tanker fails to pay the lease for three chemical tankers next month, it could still service the loan for the ships
  • Cargo quest means Canada, not Brazil
    BROKERS told Fairplay today the bulker Navios Melodia has deviated from its route to Brazil to pick up iron ore in Canada

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JANUARY 31, 2012
  • House Republicans Unveil Five-Year Transport Plan
    House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman John Mica heralded the introduction of a five-year, $260 billion surface transportation plan as the...
  • Galveston Port Chief Cernak to Head Everglades Terminals
    Steven Cernak, the CEO and director of the Port of Galveson, will lead the Port of Everglades Cernak will...
  • Marseilles Container Traffic Slips, Total Cargo Rises
    Marseilles again fell short of its 1 million container target in 2011 as traffic declined 1 percent from a year...
  • New Orleans Container Traffic Jumps 11.6 Percent
    Container throughput last year at the Port of New Orleans rose 11.6 percent to set a cargo record for the...
  • Dubai Air Freight Slides 1.5 Percent
    Cargo volume at Dubai International Airport fell 1.5 percent last year, the first year-over-year decline at Dubai since the site...
  • Mica Sets Plan to Overhaul Transportation Programs
    House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman John Mica, R-Fla., was planning to introduce a surface transportation bill Tuesday that would keep...
  • Japanese Lines' Container Losses Top $500 Million
    Japanese carriers NYK, MOL and "K" Line's posted combined losses of more than $500 million on container operations in the...
  • Maersk Line Adds $775 to Asia-Europe Rates
    Maersk Line is moving to take rate increases on Asia-Europe lanes to a higher level, announcing a $775 increase in...
  • Container Traffic at South Korea's Busan Rose 14 Percent
    Container throughput at the South Korea's Busan port in 2011 rose 14 percent year-over-year, and the North Asian transhipment hub...
  • UPS Reports Record Profit, Raises Outlook
    UPS reported a record $1.22 billion net profit in the fourth quarter that was 9.3 percent better than the same...
  • A.P. Moller-Maersk Taps Jakobsen to Lead African Expansion
    A.P. Moller-Maersk named Maersk Line executive Lars Reno Jakobsen as senior vice president in charge of heading up the group's...
  • ANA Profit Falls 10 Percent on Revenue Gain
    All Nippon Airways' net profit fell 10 percent in first nine months of fiscal 2011, which ended June 30, despite...
  • Three Carriers Begin Joint Asia-Middle East Service
    Three carriers, CMA CGM, China Shipping Container Lines and United Arab Shipping, will replace two of their existing services between...
  • CMA CGM Raises Rates From India to Africa
    CMA CGM will raise rates on cargo moving on its services from India to ports in East and West Africa....
  • Costamare Plans to Sell Up to $300 Million in US Stocks
    Costamare filed a shelf registration statement with U.S. market regulators to enable the Greek containership charter owner to sell up...
  • Alphaliner Says Gains From Slow-Steaming Exhausted
    Ocean carriers have reached the limit of slowing the speed of their ships to soak up surplus capacity and must...
  • DP World Boosts Container Traffic 10 Percent
    DP World, the world's third largest container terminal operator, boosted traffic by 10 percent in 2011 from a year ago...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JANUARY 31, 2012
  • Why ocean carrier service providers need to be prepared to sharpen their pencils
    The MSC CMA CGM alliance, the alliance of the Grand and the New World alliances, and the CKYH and Evergreen co-operation; the rush by ocean carriers to join forces ...
  • Wilhelmshaven takes further shape
    The first four gantry cranes for Eurogate Container Terminal in Wilhelmshaven have been shipped from Shanghai, in time for the opening of its first phase in August ...
  • Japan: 'losing its competitiveness'
    A strong 'safe haven' currency and the aftermath of the March, devastating earthquake and tsunami, dented Japan's productivity in 2011, with the world's ...
  • Freight rates still finely balanced
    All-in freight rate levels out of Asia remained finely balanced despite the surge of traffic before the Chinese New Year being over. According to the World Container ...
  • WTO rap for China
    China has lost its appeal against the World Trade Organisation's [WTO] ruling that it broke trade rules in restricting the export of certain raw materials allegedly ...
  • CI's 14th Annual Global Liner Conference takes shape
  • APM T scoops Chennai award
    APM Terminals India's Chennai CFS has walked off with the Container Freight Station of the Year award from the Maritime Gateways Awards ceremony held ...
  • Saudi Arabia and Iraq to shine
  • US public 'fears global trade'
    Speaking at a session of the Davos-hosted World Economic Forum [WEF], which ended on Sunday, US trade representative, Ron Kirk, told delegates that the American ...
  • NOL's final monthly operational update
    It appears that Singapore-headquartered Neptune Orient Lines is to discontinue its monthly APL volume and revenue information report - it has become something of ...

TradeWindsweb site
JANUARY 31, 2012
  • Boxship in Garden City spill
    Investigation underway in Savannah as teams battle leak involving Oskar Wehr-controlled containership.
  • Morse to head Griffin
    Griffin Global recruits Inchcape's former CEO as it prepares to take a bigger bite out of seafarer service market.
  • PRGN plummets
    Shares of US-quoted bulker owner slide 9% as Wall Street assesses impact of torched Italian charter.
  • Tycoon in three pieces
    Fears of pollution grow as wreck breaks up further off Australia's Christmas Island.
  • Larger Capital, smaller profit
    Evangelos Marinakis-led Capital Product Partners sees fourth quarter profit dip as cost of larger fleet trumps improved revenue.
  • Ocean Dream off?
    Spain's Pullmantur reportedly chartering cruiseship to Peace Boat as domestic demand contracts.
  • Sanoyas profit shrinks
    Japanese shipbuilder edges up nine-month revenue, but bottom line takes battering.
  • China closes VLOC curtain
    Beijing blocks Vale's giant bulkers after months of pressure from domestic owners.
  • Find love at the Baltic
    With the clock ticking down on our BDI forecasting competition this is your last chance to grab a slice of the action.

American Shipper - Ocean newsweb site
JANUARY 31, 2012
  • 2012 NVO countdown - No. 12
  • CSAV increases owned fleet
  • MSC pendulum completes global network
  • Japanese lines suffer in last quarter of 2011
  • Hapag, CSAV slow joint Gulf-ECSA loop
  • APL ships 94% on-time in TP in 2011
  • WTO slaps China's export restraints
  • CargoWise's agreement with Unimasters
  • Matthews starts supply chain division
  • Ennovasys offers mobile visibility
  • Hapag-Lloyd expands Mexico-Central America feeder
  • Maersk chief Andersen out until April
  • Waterworth named interim head of Houston port

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JANUARY 31, 2012
  • Black carbon emissions linked to fuel quality
    IMO sub-committee hears findings from review paper summarising available studies.
  • Bunkering operations result in fuel spill in Savannah
    US Coast Guard are working with Moran Environmental on response efforts.
  • Middle East IFO prices lack direction
    Prices largely stable.
  • European markets see little price movement
    Good volume of enquiries in Piraeus.
  • Asia's fuel oil market could see demand soften
    But Singapore bunker premium still high.
  • Another Japanese shipping giant warns of widening losses
    'Western-led sanctions on Iran will lead to higher bunker prices,' warns NYK.
  • Wartsila completes acquisition of Hamworthy
    Takeover will 'enhance Wartsila's capabilities in the offshore, marine gas applications, and environmental solutions markets.'
  • Fuel efficient box ship for CSAV
    Electronic fuel-injection system will reduce bunker consumption and improve combustion efficiency.
  • MOL expects wider full year loss on higher bunker costs
    Bunker prices averaged about 38% higher for the first nine months of its fiscal year, it noted.
  • Bunker prices lack direction in Asia
    Demand mixed across key Asian bunker ports on Tuesday, traders say.
  • Bunker shortage persists in South Korea's western ports
    Brisk demand from local power plants, traders say.
  • BIMCO to develop new 'idle' clause
    In efforts to address increasing disputes relating to over-consumption of bunkers caused by a vessel's fouled bottom.
  • Court approves Petroplus's insolvency
    Its other Swiss subsidiaries have also filed for composition proceedings.
  • Development of Colombo south terminal in question
    Sri Lankan logistics firm Aitken Spence exits from joint venture.
  • Indonesian oil trader moves office
    New address takes effect from January 26, says BAPP.

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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
SAILING LIST
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
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
PORTS
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
DATABASE
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
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 "
››› Meetings File
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
››› File
Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
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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