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February 8, 2012
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Shipping rebound rests on exit of inefficient yards
    IT IS a well-established fact (or that we should remind all market players again) that the global shipping sector remains plagued by a massive supply overhang amid meagre demand prospects up to 2013 at least.
Strait Talk
  • Cultural change needed to improve ferry safety08/02/12
  • WHILE the global shipping industry's attention has been focused on the capsize of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia, another passenger ship sank with loss of probably well over 100 lives but with much less media interest.

The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Shipping rebound rests on exit of inefficient yards
    IT IS a well-established fact (or that we should remind all market players again) that the global shipping sector remains plagued by a massive supply overhang amid meagre demand prospects up to 2013 at least.
Strait Talk
  • Cultural change needed to improve ferry safety08/02/12
  • WHILE the global shipping industry's attention has been focused on the capsize of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia, another passenger ship sank with loss of probably well over 100 lives but with much less media interest.

Sched Netweb site
  • OOCL announces US$800/TEU Asia-Europe rate increase effective March 1
  • Rate pressure expected on Med trades as added capacity undermines demand
  • World's idle container fleet grows 10-fold to 750,900 TEU over 6 months
  • Euro debt crisis prompts severe contraction of Asian imports, says CTS
  • Inner Mongolia's Erenhot 2011 cargo volume up 20pc to 10.3 million tonnes
  • Korea opens its most advanced 1.7 million TEU capacity box shop in Busan
  • Xinjiang's cross-border trucking moved three million tonnes in 2011
  • Belgian railway strike February 15 threatened unless SNCB, unions settle
  • Hapag-Lloyd starts weekly service to Portland-Europe via Panama
  • Ningxia railway freight volume up 7.8pc to 47.6 million tonnes in 2011
  • Logwin opens 'red carpet' fashion logistics warehouse in Beijing
  • CN offers more supply chain options with new Wisconsin intermodal terminal
  • INTTRA ocean freight carrier alliance network grows to 70 members
  • GAC Transfer Services expands in Indian subcontinent from Sri Lanka
  • Debt-heavy US troop air carrier Global Aviation plunges into bankruptcy
  • United Parcel Service fourth quarter profit up 9.3pc to US$1.2 billion
  • Qatar Airways enters central Asian regional market of air cargo

Exim Indiaweb site
  • MSC's rate restoration on US/Canada Europe-India trade lanes
  • SCI boosts offshore segment, orders 6 AHTS vessels
  • Phthalic anhydride imports to attract 10 pc safeguard duty
  • AMTOI to sign MoU with Port of Antwerp today
  • APSEZ registers all-round growth in Q3, 9-month financials
  • Ennore Port receives first project cargo vessel
  • Govt planning to revise land utilisation policy for ports soon
  • JSPL may pick up 60 pc stake in Gopalpur Port
  • Marseille Fos sees 3 pc cargo growth in 2011

International Transport Journalweb site
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
  • Aramex reports good 2011 results
    The Middle East-based express and logistics service provider Aramex achieved a 4% increase in profits and 18% increase in revenues for Q4/2011. The company generated an AED 57.2 mi...
  • Norbert Dentressangle wins three-year-contract with Mazda in UK
    The French service provider Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has won a new three-year contract with leading car manufacturer Mazda Motors UK Ltd. The Japanese company has appointed ND to...
  • Atlas Air Worldwide completes financing arrangements for remaining six Boeing B747-8F deliveries
    Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, a leading global provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services, recently announced that its Atlas Air Inc unit has entered into an U...
  • Icy weather disrupts Black Sea shipping
    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), a maritime services provider, advises that thickening sea ice, resulting from particularly low temperatures across Eastern Europe, is causing disr...
  • Road haulage jobs disappearing in Denmark
    Jobs within the transport industry are flowing out of Denmark, and the country's truck haulage sector is under heavy pressure from increasing costs and declining productivity. The ...
  • System integration of a UAE new railway line
    Ansaldo STS, a Finmeccanica Group company, has been awarded a contract in the United Arab Emirates by the Italo-Indian joint venture created by Saipem-Tecnimont-Dodsal. The agreem...
  • Zufall Logistics: Gerhard Grüneklee to retire on 29 February
    The German logistics provider Zufall Logistics has announced that Gerhard Grüneklee, a trained wholesale dealer, is retiring on 29 February. Grüneklee joined Zufall at the beginnin...
  • Nissan Motor Co develops new type of eco-friendly auto carrier
    The Japanese car manufacturer Nissan Motor Co has introduced an energy-efficient car carrier. The vessel, called the "Nichioh Maru", is equipped with solar panels and LED light sou...
  • Kukla Forwarding offers multimodal connections in Iraq
    Kukla, a forwarding company that specialises in multimodal transport, now offers a safe container transport service to Baghdad and to six other strategically important destinations...
  • Sernam in France can still operate, but...
    The French parcel delivery operator Sernam can still operate, but has six months to find a buyer. The company was recently placed under judicial administration for six months by a ...
  • CMA CGM to introduce rate increase on Asia-Europe/Med route
    The French container shipping company CMA CGM is introducing a rate restoration of USD 200/teu and an interim fuel surcharge of USD 550/teu on the Asia-Europe/Mediterranean route o...
  • Australia: CEO sought for first national vehicle regulator
    A global search is underway for the first CEO of Australia's new independent national heavy vehicle regulator (NHVR). The successful candidate will be accountable for driving forwa...
  • Schiphol airport reports modest cargo growth in 2011
    Amsterdam Airport Schiphol handled 0.8% more cargo in 2011, compared to 2010. The Dutch facility processed 1.52 million t of airfreight, enabling it to retain its third place among...
  • Houston airport reports rising cargo figures
    In 2011, the total amount of airfreight processed at Bush Airport (Houston, TX, USA) increased by 6.1% over the totals recorded in 2010. Bush Airport finished 2011 by handling a to...
  • Lehnkering changing strategy and staff
    The shipping divisions of Lehnkering and Imperial are to merge and form a single unit in the Imperial Shipping Group. The Rhein Fracht and Lehnkering brands will be retained for ch...
  • Omsan Lojistik distributing for Türktipsan
    The Turkish logistics service provider Omsan Lojistik recently signed a goods distribution contract with Türktipsan, a serum producer. Under the terms of the agreement, Osman will ...

Marine Logweb site
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
  • Keppels KOMtech and ConocoPhillips to design ice-worthy jack-up for Arctic
  • Vigor set to add Alaska Ship and Drydock

World Wide Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
  • Ken O'Hollaren named winner of 'Old Salt' honor for 2012
  • Port of Tacoma seeking Summit Awards nominations
  • InterManager adding members, new IMO permanent representative
  • Sea-Tac Airport earns clean report from FAA
  • Braemar report sees shift in VLCC voyage locations

Lloyd's Listweb site
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
  • Rina awaits judgment over involvement in ferry deaths
    Outcome could have devastating impact on liability of class societies acting on behalf of flag states
  • Law firms line up to offer victims support in claims against Costa
    Attorney Stefano Bertone believes they will have a strong case
  • Ship finance and its broken record
    Is the industry as whole just repeating the same message over and over?
  • In defence of the US Jones Act
    Opening coastal shipping to competition is the thin end of the wedge
  • US confirms extension to scanning requirement
    Two-year waiver before implementation
  • LNG vessel demand could double by 2020
    Pareto Securities forecasts that 352 additional ships could be needed if projects get approval
  • Cargotec reports 22% growth in sales
    Equipment manufacturer won new orders from Africa and the Middle East
  • More pain in Spain over new ship arrest regulations
    Overlapping conventions are creating problems for shipowners
  • New Indian reinsurance requirements create confusion
    Regulator only informed local reinsurers of new obligations
  • Q&A: IUMI's departing secretary-general
    As Fritz Stabinger prepares for his exit from the International Union of Marine Insurance, he shares his thoughts on the market
  • ICS opposes Bahamas carbon proposal
    Calculating individual ships' emissions counters drive for market-based measures
  • Bad weather fails to spark aframax rates surge
    Overtonnaged European markets absorb additional demand with ease
  • Panamax owners losing thousands of dollars on voyage charter deals
    Brokers say time charter equivalent earnings are far lower for dollar per tonne freight rates that charterers are preferring in weak market
  • Restorative actions
    The container lines pause for breath in a battle that will heat up again
  • Asia-Europe rates hike unsustainable says Global Shippers Forum
    Carriers try to talk up the market as canny customers fix long-term deals
  • Euro crisis could halve Chinese economic growth
    IMF warns China could be among hardest-hit if eurozone countries default
  • HHLA volumes rise 21.3% in 2011
    Growth rates slowed towards year-end
  • Unifeeder goes it alone with Mediterranean feeder launch
    Feeder carrier seeks new niches as deepsea lines target the Baltic
  • US imports up 3% in December
    Year on year growth due to auto parts and furniture
  • KG investments hit an all-time low
    Shipping funds secured $668m of fresh capital in 2011
  • Money to the people
    Chinese government needs to stop funding state-owned industry and rekindle domestic demand
  • Dublin trade levels hold steady after 2010 surge
    Ro-ro freight volumes show little change and exports continue to grow, but lo-lo trade, bulk liquids and ferry passengers all slip
  • World Wide Supply adds two more PSVs to Damen orderbook
    Six platform support vessels to be built at Romanian yard valued at $1.1bn
  • ACL launches North America-Baltic service
    Grimaldi subsidiary teams up with Finnlines to serve Russia and Finland
  • China ship export values rise 8%
    Growth may stall this year as new orders fall
  • Sovcomflot sell-off may go ahead this spring
    Plans to privatise the world's third-largest tanker fleet operator stalled last year
  • Asia-Europe box rate hikes are unnaturally high, say Dutch shippers
    EVO argues that oversupply of containership capacity and a decline in volumes should lead to lower prices
  • Need to know
    Owners of drillships have been ordering with great abandon, but have kept information on contracts for these vessels in short supply
  • BLT defaults on First Ship Lease February payments
    FSL sets March 8 deadline for outstanding leases on three hired tankers

Fairplayweb site
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
  • RWE's WTIVs delayed
    GERMAN power company RWE Innogy today confirmed a six-month delay for two new 'Seabreeze' wind turbine installation ships
  • Taxes blur breaking picture
    CONCERNS about impending taxes in India's upcoming budget spurred scrap sales last week, but Bangladesh's breakers remained cautious because of that country's 5% upfront tax
  • FSL might repossess tankers leased by BLT
    SINGAPORE'S FSL Trust said today it might repossess three chemical tankers leased to cash-strapped Berlian Laju Tanker
  • Maersk sells US chassis unit
    MAERSK said today it has sold its US intermodal truck chassis business so it can shift focus to core operations
  • Inquiry follows UK port spill
    AN INQUIRY is under way into a chemical spill that resulted in 20 Liverpool dock workers being taken to hospitals, Fairplay was told today
  • Greece holds 252 in migrant smuggling cases
    GREEK authorities were holding 252 people today in connection with migrant smuggling cases over the past week
  • Asian yard consolidation lags
    CONSOLIDATION of yards in Japan and South Korea would not be easy because of ties to domestic conglomerates, despite shrinking orderbooks, the 5th Shipping Finance Asia conference heard today
  • STX Pan Ocean plans $223M bond issue
    STX PAN Ocean will be issuing 250Bn won ($223.45M) in bonds on the Korea Exchange
  • Cold weather boosts VLGC market
    THE VLGC market is almost at breakeven levels, as colder temperatures in Europe and East Asia continue to stir up LPG demand
  • Unrealistic gas demand from Russia seen
    SUDDEN and unrealistic demands for more gas from European buyers seeking less volume at lower prices were caused by shortage reports, analyst said today
  • TBS files Chapter 11
    BULKER and tweendecker owner TBS International voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last night to facilitate a pre-packaged creditor plan
  • Panamax rates rise
    THE BALTIC Panamax Index rose 33 points yesterday, registering the biggest improvement among all the bulker classes, following the resumption of post-Lunar New Year chartering
  • Thailand slowly recovering from floods
    THAI EXPORTS are starting to bounce back after damage caused by flooding late last year, Fairplay was told today
  • UK won't touch tonnage tax
    THE UK government has sought to assure shipping that the tonnage tax will remain as it is
  • 40% bulker slippage warned
    DRYBULK operators are warning that slippage in the bulker sector could hit 40% this year

The Journal of Commerceweb site
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
  • Trucking Company Indicted for Breaking Driver Rules
    A federal prosecutor is charging a Pennsylvania trucking company with running a three-year scheme to avoid federal trucking driver hours...
  • Federal Inspectors Shut Down Indiana Trucking Company
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration slapped an out-of-service order on U&D Services, shutting down the recently established trucking company....
  • HHLA Boosted Traffic, Revenue, Profit in 2011
    HHLA, Hamburg's biggest stevedore, boosted container traffic 21.3 percent in 2011 from a year ago, significantly outpacing growth in Antwerp...
  • US Shipments Index Grows 3.6 Percent
    The Cass Freight Index for U.S. domestic shipments pushed up 3.6 percent year-over-year in January, maintaining steady seasonal growth and...
  • Senate Sends FAA Authorization to Obama
    The Senate passed and sent to President Obama on Tuesday a bill authorizing the Federal Aviation Administration for four years,...
  • Air France-KLM Traffic Slumped 10.3 Percent Last Month
    Air France-KLM blamed a weak global economy and the timing of the Chinese New Year for cargo revenue slumping 10.3...
  • Zim to Raise Rates From India to Europe $750
    Zim Integrated Shipping Services will raise its rates on westbound trade from the Indian subcontinent to Europe by $750 per...
  • Korean Air Adds Freighters to Trans-Pacific, Europe Services
    Korean Air said it will strengthen its cargo operations on a trans-Pacific and a North Europe service by adding a...
  • Korean's Busan Port to Build Mega Logistics Park
    The port of Busan is building a 22 million-square-foot distribution park to meet the demand for manufacturing, packaging, and assembly...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
  • Ocean carriers put on their best poker faces
    It is perhaps no great surprise after the extreme volatility in container liner shipping over the past few years that rate negotiations should have come down to ...
  • HMM falls into red for 2011
    Seoul-headquartered Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has followed in the footsteps of compatriot South Korean carrier Hanjin and plunged into the red for ...
  • Nigerian 'all night' working supported by security staff recruitment
    It is understood that as many as 500 staff have been recruited to take care of security arrangements in Nigeria's main ports following the Federal Government's ...
  • Emirates to implement system wide rate restoration
    While recent headlines have been grabbed by the extraordinary USD600-800/TEU rate restoration programmes of ocean carriers involved in the Asia/Europe trades, liner ...
  • HHLA remains profitable
    Hamburg's largest container terminal operator Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA) continued to make good money last year despite constant pressure on its cargo ...
  • 'Nightmare' on the Asia/Europe trade
    This is how Ingvar Bergman, logistics manager of Fun Food Equipment in Sweden, describes the past three-four years in moving cargo on the Asia-Europe trade.She ...
  • UASC joins the 775 club
    UAE-headquartered UASC has followed Maersk Line in imposing an USD775 per TEU rate restoration [RR] on shipments from Asia to north Europe and the Mediterranean ...
  • Ocean carriers still sticking to Asia/Europe rate increases
    Ocean carriers are still quoting high westbound all-in freight rates from Asia to Europe even though the Chinese New Year holiday is over. According to the Shanghai ...
  • Aden CT handles its biggest containership
    Troubles aside, this last weekend saw Aden Container Terminal (ACT), the largest box-handling facility in Yemen, process its largest containership. The 8,441TEU ...

TradeWindsweb site
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
  • Diamond shines on Gemini
    Teekay-run suezmax pool expected to take in eight new units from Craig Stevenson-Wilbur Ross tanker venture.
  • Oily infractions
    Tokyo-based bulker operator in hot water after authorities in the US uncover evidence of discharge violations.
  • Vale lands political pledge
    Brazilian energy minister ready to back mining giant during talks with Beijing over bulker ban.
  • Marshals hunt Med Atlantic
    Chemical carrier faces seizure as World Fuel Services Europe drags Bridge Tankers into court over fuel tab.
  • Wells sidelines Seaspan
    Analyst urges clients to 'hold' shares of US-quoted containership owner as positive near-term catalysts dwindle.
  • TNK slices dividend
    New York-listed owner cuts shareholder payouts by a quarter in a tricky market.
  • Schettino jail bid fails
    Italian court rejects prosecution attempt to move Costa Concordia captain to prison while charges evaluated.
  • Inside TBSI's 'top fifty'
    Chengxi Shipyard leads bankrupt bulker owner's list of unsecured creditors with million-dollar claim.
  • Keppel kicks off fundraiser
    Lion City-based rigbuilder gets huge $1.2bn sale of fixed rate notes underway.
  • Russian ship sinks in clash
    Crew rescued after Tanya Karpinskaya lost following collision with PIL boxship off Japan.
  • Crew escapes on to ice
    Alaca-1 seafarers abandon vessel in Azov Sea after it was holed while awaiting icebreaker.

American Shipper - Ocean newsweb site
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
  • U.S. zeros out 'zeroing'
  • U.S., Vietnam to close $1.5 billion in finance deals
  • Agility appoints Wattman projects head
  • ACL starts ro/ro service to Russia, Finland
  • $15 million penalty upheld for Jones Act violation
  • Maersk resumes full-speed on CHX
  • First ship due at Longview terminal
  • Emirates raises ex-Asia rates in March, April
  • Judge declines to prevent NY-NJ toll hike
  • YRC becomes YRC Freight

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
  • BOSTCO award $60 million contract for storage terminal
    The contract award is valued at over $60 million and the work is scheduled for completion in 2013.
  • Cruise ship emissions under scrutiny
    Local authority in port city says issue must be addressed.
  • Prices firm across Europe
    Some Rotterdam suppliers fully booked until February 9.
  • 'No fee' charters 'highly unusual'
    'High cost of bunkers is providing a lack of incentive to ballast.'
  • Bunker prices lack direction in Middle East
    Some suppliers had no 180 cSt grade in Suez.
  • IBIA intervenes at IMO on cargo blending prohibition
    Wants to ensure bunker barge operations are excluded so regulation does not have 'unintended consequences'.
  • Slump in orders for 'basic, mainstream vessels'
    'Demand for more sophisticated ships remains buoyant,' says Chinese shipbuilder.
  • Glencore raises stake in Chemoil to 89%
    Tuesday sees late trading halt in Chemoil shares.
  • Meeting distillate demand is becoming 'more difficult'
    'We could see a spike in gasoil margins in the second half of 2012,' says hedging specialist.
  • Statoil Fuel & Retail reports lower full year profit
    Profits from its 'other product' segment decline despite higher marine oil sales seen in Norway.
  • Bunker price movemments mixed in Asian ports
    Demand generally low at key Asian ports on Tuesday.
  • Fuel efficiency tops checklist for Chevron VLCC charter deal
    Oil major will charter two new VLCCs equipped with fuel-saving engines.
  • Glencore gets bunker discount, 'zero hire' for panamax vessel
    Vessel operator says it 'makes sense' to pay Glencore to use the dry bulk ship.
  • LNG-fuelled ferries 'the future' for Baltic States
    Provided LNG bunker infrastructure is in place, says BLRT Grupp.
  • DNV unveils new tool for box ship designs
    Pre-Contract Tool able to measure vessel's fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.
  • Indonesian oil trader 'moving forward' with Batam operations
    Indonesia's Batam island a 'newly born oil trading area' that can compliment Singapore, says BAPP.

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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
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
Wiesbaden
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
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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