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January 4, 2012
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Top shipping hedge fund sees LNG beating oil, coal
    Tankers hauling liquefied natural gas (LNG) at sea will earn record rates in 2012 as demand reaches an all-time high, beating returns from vessels carrying oil and coal, according to the world's biggest shipping hedge fund.
  • Frontline completes revamp
    Frontline Ltd, the world's biggest operator of the largest crude tankers, completed a restructuring as it sold vessels, pared commitments for new ships, and eliminated its bank debt to tackle a shipping market slump.
  • Investors should buy Maersk, Frontline 2012, says Platou
    Investors should buy shares of shipping companies AP Moeller-Maersk A/S, Diana Shipping Inc, and Frontline 2012 Ltd, RS Platou Markets AS said.
  • Giant Vale ship completes maiden voyage to China
Strait Talk
  • Re-inventing the wheel
    FEW shipowners will have fond memories of 2011. It was a difficult year for almost everybody and a really awful one for some who experienced the 'perfect storm' of low freight rates, falling vessel values and a huge overhang of debt.
Shipping Times
  • US high-speed rail network finds support among Republican candidates
    President Barack Obama's programme to bring bullet trains to the United States has been left on life support by the strident opposition of Republicans in Congress and in statehouses around the nation.

The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Top shipping hedge fund sees LNG beating oil, coal
    Tankers hauling liquefied natural gas (LNG) at sea will earn record rates in 2012 as demand reaches an all-time high, beating returns from vessels carrying oil and coal, according to the world's biggest shipping hedge fund.
  • Frontline completes revamp
    Frontline Ltd, the world's biggest operator of the largest crude tankers, completed a restructuring as it sold vessels, pared commitments for new ships, and eliminated its bank debt to tackle a shipping market slump.
  • Investors should buy Maersk, Frontline 2012, says Platou
    Investors should buy shares of shipping companies AP Moeller-Maersk A/S, Diana Shipping Inc, and Frontline 2012 Ltd, RS Platou Markets AS said.
  • Giant Vale ship completes maiden voyage to China
Strait Talk
  • Re-inventing the wheel
    FEW shipowners will have fond memories of 2011. It was a difficult year for almost everybody and a really awful one for some who experienced the 'perfect storm' of low freight rates, falling vessel values and a huge overhang of debt.
Shipping Times
  • US high-speed rail network finds support among Republican candidates
    President Barack Obama's programme to bring bullet trains to the United States has been left on life support by the strident opposition of Republicans in Congress and in statehouses around the nation.

The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Top shipping hedge fund sees LNG beating oil, coal
    Tankers hauling liquefied natural gas (LNG) at sea will earn record rates in 2012 as demand reaches an all-time high, beating returns from vessels carrying oil and coal, according to the world's biggest shipping hedge fund.
  • Frontline completes revamp
    Frontline Ltd, the world's biggest operator of the largest crude tankers, completed a restructuring as it sold vessels, pared commitments for new ships, and eliminated its bank debt to tackle a shipping market slump.
  • Investors should buy Maersk, Frontline 2012, says Platou
    Investors should buy shares of shipping companies AP Moeller-Maersk A/S, Diana Shipping Inc, and Frontline 2012 Ltd, RS Platou Markets AS said.
  • Giant Vale ship completes maiden voyage to China
Strait Talk
  • Re-inventing the wheel
    FEW shipowners will have fond memories of 2011. It was a difficult year for almost everybody and a really awful one for some who experienced the 'perfect storm' of low freight rates, falling vessel values and a huge overhang of debt.
Shipping Times
  • US high-speed rail network finds support among Republican candidates
    President Barack Obama's programme to bring bullet trains to the United States has been left on life support by the strident opposition of Republicans in Congress and in statehouses around the nation.

Sched Netweb site
  • Shanghai rate index rises sharply on all major routes as 2011 ends
  • Rotterdam box volume up 6pc in 2011 to 11.9 million TEU
  • Antwerp up 2pc in 2011 to record-breaking 8.64 million TEU
  • Zhuhai launches weekly service to Dalian to fetch steel for electronics
  • Sino-Singaporean joint venture to buy 15 distribution centres in Japan
  • New US truck driving hour rules displease all contending parties
  • NOL chairman Cheng Wai Keung to retire after 10 years at the helm
  • Global air freight shrinks 3.1pc in 2011's general aviation decline
  • New Hactl cargo handling IT system goes live, first with Delta, then JAL
  • Cathay welcomes Hong Kong-Taiwan Air Services Arrangement
  • Sri Lanka calls for bids to build US$31 million aviation fuel terminal
  • Air cargo dreams fade with reborn Pan Am after CEO's sex bust

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Capesize rates projected to sink to 10-year low
  • MCCIA's shipping & logistics workshop in Pune on January 17, 18
  • Shipping cos spot opportunity at a time of crisis
  • Cochin Port's ship repair project draws good response
  • Visakha Container Terminal crosses 200,000 TEUs in 2011
  • New indices show rebound in airlines, drop in Rlys freight growth
  • Service tax on rail freight deferred to April 1
  • Export growth at two-year low in November 2011
  • Iron ore export tariff hiked to the maximum 30 pc
  • M.B. Shah Commission's report on illegal mining rejected
  • Nine govt-run financial bodies to join hands for boosting infrastructure
  • Orders issued for export of 2.32 lakh t sugar till date
  • Sanctions imposed on banks dealing with Iran

International Transport Journalweb site
JANUARY 3, 2012
  • NV Logistics flying high
    The Swiss forwarding company NV Logistics has started the new year with high ambitions and concrete plans to increase airfreight activities at its Geneva airport home base. NV's k...
  • Next generation of space travel being developed
    Paul G. Allen, a US entrepreneur, pioneer and philanthropist, has reunited with aerospace pioneer Burt Rutan to develop the next generation of space travel. Allen and Rutan, whose...
  • BASF orders Vossloh diesel locos
    BASF has ordered 22 modular centre-cab engines from Vossloh Locomotives. The new units will be used in mainline and shunting services at BASF locations in Ludwigshafen, Schwarzhei...
  • Hellmann UK sets up Eastern Europe and CIS hub
    Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK has launched a new hub to serve the Baltic, Russian and CIS markets. The Basildon hub, in England, will provide a direct feed to Eastern Europe, eli...
  • RZD orders more Siemens high-speed trains
    Russian Railways (RZD) has placed an order for another eight Siemens Velaro RUS high-speed trains, plus a 30-year maintenance contract. The order is worth about EUR 600 million. Th...
  • US trailer industry expected to start 2012 strongly
    Commercial trailer orders surged in November 2011, with 28,400 trailers added to the orderbook. The US industry posted its strongest monthly order volume since March 2006, accordi...
  • Hitachi Transport System establishes subsidiary in Vietnam
    Hitachi Transport System (Asia) and Nisshin Transportation, both subsidiaries of Hitachi Transport System, recently established a joint venture with a Vietnamese partner. The new H...
  • ILN introducing integrated less-than-truckload system
    ILN Logistic Network, a pan-European general cargo alliance that groups 191 freight forwarding SMEs, has initiated a completely integrated system for less than truckloads. The net...
  • Maersk Line CEO Eivind Kolding resigning
    Eivind Kolding, who has been at the helm of Maersk Line for six years, has announced his resignation as CEO. He is moving on to head Danske Bank, Denmark's biggest bank. Maersk Li...
  • Grand Alliance and TNWA establish G6 alliance
    The Members of the Grand Alliance (Hapag-Lloyd, NYK and OOCL) and of The New World Alliance (APL, HMM and MOL) are set to commence cooperation in traffic between Asia and Europe/t...
  • Matson raises Hawaii container rates
    Matson, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alexander & Baldwin Inc of Honolulu, raised the rates for its Hawaii service by USD 175 per westbound container and USD 85 per eastbound c...
  • SBS Worldwide appoints Christian Marz as operations director
    Christian Marz, SBS Worldwide's new operations director, will be based at the Chicago office and will report directly to USA managing director Lars Kloch. SBS Worldwide's chairman...

Marine Logweb site
JANUARY 3, 2012
  • Maersk Line Limited to pay $31.9 million to settle overcharging allegations
  • Dredge & Marine faces OSHA citations in dredge pontoon fire case
  • Korean shipbuilding exports up by 15.4 percent in 2011
  • Brazil buys BAE patrol vessel trio originally ordered by Trinidad and Tobago
  • Frontline completes restructuring
  • Chinese shipbuilding orders fell in 2011
  • Keppel takes stake in offshore wind turbine foundation designer

World Wide Shipperweb site
JANUARY 3, 2012
  • Crowley Maritime adding 500 new high-cube boxes
  • FMC wants input on NVOCC tariff rules
  • Associated Global Systems earns Best Buy top carrier award
  • New IMO Secretary-General making changes to organization's makeup
  • Apex expanding in PNW with purchase of Ash Creek

Lloyd's Listweb site
JANUARY 3, 2012
  • Seafarer dies off Falmouth
    Two others still in hospital
  • EXCLUSIVE: Jason needs Eitzen Chemical share price miracle to survive
    Rebadged Camillo Eitzen is 'underwater', says Figenschou
  • World liner trade capacity grows 7%
    World fleet edging towards 16m teu by year-end 2011
  • IMO cabinet re-shuffle unveiled
    New broom Koji Sekimizu sweeps through UN agency management team
  • Rising demand for chemicals keeps tanker tonne-miles buoyant
    Middle East to Asia trades boost demand and absorb ships from market for longer periods
  • Tankers set for 'dog-eat-dog' 2012
    Weak crude tanker players to be 'devoured' in market consolidation, Arctic Securities says
  • Scrapping saves chemical tankers
    High levels of demolition sales over last three years raises outlook for sector earnings
  • The long goodbye to Hapag-Lloyd
    Tui wants out, but with no strategic investor Hamburg's Albert Ballin Consortium may be its best hope
  • Wanted: hangover cure for shipping
    January can be the cruelest month, too
  • More sabre rattling in the Strait of Hormuz
    Tehran tells the US Navy to stay away as it launches military exercises
  • Chapter 11: the realities, the myths
    Emergency surgery for sick companies that offers no miracle cure
  • Elliott set to play wild card in Vinashin saga
    New York hedge fund sues for par value of its investment, challenging Vietnam in UK High Court
  • Kopernicki receives royal honour
    Former Chamber of Shipping president named in New Year list
  • Cosco buys Top Ships bulk carrier
    Chinese giant emerges as purchaser of Pepito as Nasdaq company continues ship sales
  • New momentum signals change
    Signs that shipping is on the move bring hope for the year ahead
  • Von Oldershausen to head global sales at Germanischer Lloyd
    Shipping expert joins from Deutsche Seewert
  • Court delays SeaFrance decision for another week
    French government backs SeaFrance workers' buy-out bid
  • 'Churn' could erode 10% in clubs' premium
    Analyst Roger Elysian considers what 2012 has in store for the market
  • US thirst for Brazilian biofuel means new demand for chemical tankers
    US ethanol subsidies expire as country axes tariffs on imports
  • Q&A: David Johnson, EOS Risk Management
    Chief executive David Johnson discusses the legal and insurance implications of armed guards
  • Two more cases emerge against Grand China Logistics
    Minerva Marine and Vafias group launch new arbitration proceedings
  • Ship Finance International confirms Frontline charters down $6,500 a day
    Lower rates to be paid for four years but SFI to receive $106m cash compensation and improved profit share agreements
  • P&I clubs face an uncertain new year
    The European Commission is to make two important interventions in 2012, with regard to Solvency II and reinsurance
  • Santos to open two private box terminals
    APM Terminals and DP World projects to boost throughput to 8m teu by 2013
  • JLT deal boosts marine presence in Italy
    Broker also raises its presence in the London market
  • CMA CGM to sell Le Havre offices
    Questions over plans for group's Marseilles headquarters
  • Production shift threatens box recovery
    Falling freight rates have turned the Europe-Asia container trades into a bloodbath

Fairplayweb site
JANUARY 3, 2012
  • Seafarer dies in UK storm
    A crewman on the product tanker Annie PG has been killed amidst severe weather off the UK and two others have been hospitalised, operator Pritchard Gordon Tankers confirmed today
  • Hostage Seafarers freed
    NINE TUG seafarers have been rescued from pirates off Indonesia, according to the International Maritime Bureau
  • Bangladesh seen reviving breaking sector
    GREEK broker Lion said shipowners hope that an imminent resumption of breaking in Bangladesh would revive languishing rates
  • India pushed up iron export duty to 30%
    INDIA has jacked up export duty on iron ore lumps and fines, just as the January-April peak export term is beginning
  • Slowdown aids VLCCs
    SLOWER steaming is raised timecharter equivalents while cutting bunker costs, a report has found
  • Suezmax sisters sold
    EN-BLOC tanker sales are providing some colour to an otherwise quiet S&P market
  • Now Paris backs SeaFrance workers' bid
    FRANCE'S government has unexpectedly reversed its stance and decided to support an employee co-operative's bid for SeaFrance
  • Keppel buys OWEC Tower stake
    SINGAPORE rig builder Keppel said today its subsidiary KV Ventus has acquired 49.9% of Norwegian offshore wind turbine foundation designer OWEC Tower
  • Box sector toasts New Year
    LONG-HAUL box rates are rising in the New Year, reflecting the zeal how keen shippers were to get goods sailing before the holidays
  • Adelaide port workers locked out
    SHIPPING was disrupted today after Port Adelaide's operators locked out workers, Fairplay was told today

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JANUARY 3, 2012
  • Diesel Falls to Lowest Price Since Mid-October
    Diesel prices across the United States fell for the six straight week in the week ending Jan. 2, slipping nearly...
  • Teamsters Launch Pipeline Strike
    The Teamsters union is preparing to strike companies represented by the Pipe Line Contractors Association in a dispute over retirement...
  • LA, Long Beach Ports End Dirty Truck Fees
    The Los Angeles-Long Beach's penalty for the operation of older trucks expired Sunday, as the ports became the first in...
  • West Coast Container Exports Rise 4 Percent
    Total cargo throughput at West Coast ports in November rose 1 percent year-over-year, largely thanks to a 4 percent jump...
  • Hong Kong Air Freight Slump Levels Off
    Hong Kong International Airport's cargo traffic fell 6.6 percent year-over-year in November, but the steep slump in freight demand leveled...
  • Bersin Assumes New Homeland Security Position
    Alan Bersin, former head of the Customs and Border Protection, will assume a newly created post in the Department of...
  • FEC Railway Expands Intermodal Reach in Georgia
    Florida East Coast Railway plans to expand the reach of its intermodal business in 2012, adding a second drayage "relay"...
  • Industrial Real Estate Demand to Grow in 2012, Report Says
    Modest growth in demand will outpace expansion of warehouse and distribution center space to lower vacancy rates and raise rents...
  • Nardi Named EVP at New York Shipping Association
    John Nardi, a longtime official at Hapag-Lloyd (America), has joined the New York Shipping Association as executive vice president. ...
  • Chassis Pool Changes Win FMC Approval
    The Federal Maritime Commission will allow Consolidated Chassis Management to directly manage its intermodal chassis pools but said it will...
  • US Manufacturing Jumps to Six-Month High
    A closely watched gauge of U.S. manufacturing activity rose in December, indicating the 29th consecutive month of expansion, and similar...
  • El Al to Pay $15.8 Million to Settle Class Action Suit
    El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. last week agreed to pay $15.8 million to scores of air freight shippers to settle...
  • Le Havre Freezes Port Dues, Antwerp Boosts Them
    The Port of Le Havre will keep its port dues for containerships at last year's levels in 2012 for the...
  • Rena Starts to Break Up, Remains Wedged on Reef
    The grounded container ship Rena has started to break up but remains firmly wedged on the Astrolabe Reef off the...
  • CMA CGM Sets Congestion Fees at African Ports
    CMA CGM imposed port congestion surcharges on all inbound containers handled at Mombasa, Kenya, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, starting...
  • CSAV Restructures Asia-Black Sea Service
    Chilean container carrier CSAV will reorganize its Asia-Black Sea Service in February by switching out four port calls. ...
  • India Export Growth Hits Slowest Pace in Two Years
    India's exports in November grew 3.87 percent to $22.32 billion year-over-year, the lowest growth rate in two years. Total...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JANUARY 3, 2012
  • Tension between the US and Iran heightens in the Middle East Gulf
    The war of words continues to be stepped up between Iran and the US following the former country's recent naval and military exercises in the Straits of Hormuz, ...
  • Ocean carriers start year with a freight rate bang
    Ocean carriers have started to take advantage of the vessel capacity withdrawn for the winter season by hiking freight rates from Asia to both Europe and the US. ...
  • More carriers gang up on Maersk
    COSCON and China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) have joined the extraordinary realignment of carrier loyalties currently taking place on the Asia-Europe trade. ...
  • ATA slams new US trucking hours of service rule
    The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has slammed the US Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) revision of the ...
  • Bromma order book remains strong
    In an end of year statement, Stockholm-based Bromma Conquip, one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of container crane spreaders, has announced ...
  • Yang Ming and Interasia team up for Taiwan-Indonesia sling
    Interasia Line and Taiwan-headquartered Yang Ming have launched a joint Taiwan-Indonesia service (TIS), which began at the end of December2011.The 14-day rotation ...
  • Wan Hai and Sinotrans launch second China/Taiwan service
    Wan Hai Lines and Sinotrans Container Lines are to jointly launch a second North China to Taiwan service string tomorrow (January 4). The new service, known as ...
  • Construction of Bi-Oceanico Aconcagua Corridor to commence
    This year will mark the start of construction work on anew cross Andes transport corridor connecting Chile with Argentina. The 204km Bi-Oceanico Aconcagua Corridor ...

TradeWindsweb site
JANUARY 3, 2012
  • Analysts revisit FRO forecasts
    Owner's 2013 earnings power reduced by more than $65m following sale of most treasured tankers, Sterne Agee says.
  • Crewman killed off UK
    Foul weather wave spells death for one of three seafarers injured on board Pritchard Gordon products tanker.
  • Grand China faces fuel fight
    Cosco-linked bulker caught the crossfire as bunker trader attempts to force ailing operator's chartering arm into submission.
  • Gold-en opening at Scorpio?
    Dan Gold's QVT emerges as a major shareholder at New York-listed tanker owner as Steelhead sells down.
  • Hijacked tug rescued
    Indonesian authorities recover vessel believed to have been seized in Straits of Singapore last week.
  • Platou pins 2012 trough
    This year should mark the turning point for many struggling shipping sectors, RS Platou Markets says.
  • Siem hires out sisters
    Italian oil and gas giant ENI fixes pair of platform supply vessels for West African job.
  • Maersk denies bank sale
    Danish shipping giant plays down talk it could exit Danske Bank after being exposed to losses.
  • Enrico Ievoli crew well
    Master of hijacked Marnavi products tanker says all 18 men on board are fine.
  • Prosafe nets Shell deal
    Cyprus-based outfit wins $55m deal to provide oil giant with accommodation unit.
  • Guyanese cargoship missing
    Search continues for small vesssel Oliver L which disappeared on Christmas Day.
  • Sarkozy backs SeaFrance deal
    Hope for bankrupt ferry company as French leader frees funds for workers' takeover.

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JANUARY 3, 2012
  • Bunker premiums at 'insane levels'
    Differential facing 'inevitable fall.'
  • Middle East and Africa: IFO 380 prices firmer
    Durban prices rise by double-digits.
  • Rotterdam market shows strong gains
    Market firming in line with crude oil.
  • WFS appoints new member to Board of Directors
    Abby F. Kohnstamm will serve on Compensation, Technology and Operations and Governance committees.
  • LNG tankers represent 'high-growth, high-profit' sector
    'LNG carriers earning a 25% return on capital,' says analyst.
  • Rotterdam's cargo throughput rose slightly in 2011
    Fuel oil supplies also show slight increase.
  • IFO prices see double digit rises in Hong Kong, Busan
    Mixed demand across major Asian bunkering hubs on Tuesday.
  • Fuel retrieved from grounded vessel
    A total of about 12,000 litres of diesel fuel siphoned from stricken vessel.
  • UBT seeks arrest of vessel over unpaid bunkers
    Complaint filed against Hong Kong Chain Glory Shipping and a vessel time-chartered to the company.
  • Stormy weather forces Mexican ports closure
    Two key oil exporting ports closed to shipping on Monday.
  • US court reverses decision against MISC
    Decision paves the way for MISC to seek compensation for damages from Singapore bunker supplier Equatorial Marine.
  • Philippines to take action against owner of beached ship
    M/V Chang Da-12 ran aground with 13,000 litres of bunker fuel on board.
  • Supplies to South Korean bunker to fall slightly in January
    SK Energy trims expected bunker output.

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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
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
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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
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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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