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12:56 GMT+2
February 9, 2012
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Consultancy FutureShip in S'pore debut
    With ship owners and operators in cost-reduction mode, classification society Germanischer Lloyd has opened its maritime consultancy arm in Singapore, to help them cope with their biggest headache: energy costs.
  • Ship operator pays Glencore to lease vessel
    A surplus of ships, economic turmoil and higher bunker fuel prices have battered earnings prospects for the dry bulk freight market.
  • US refinery cuts to boost tanker rates
    The deepest US and European oil refinery cuts in as much as three decades may mean record fuel shipments from Asia this year, driving rates for vessels hauling petrol and diesel fuel to the highest since 2008.
  • Baltic index climbs as ships idle

Sched Netweb site
  • OOCL raises US$300 per TEU for north/east Asia-Australia loops March 15
  • AADA hikes bunker surcharge to US$675/TEU, $1,350/FEU from March 10
  • MSC raises Far East to Australia rates by US$300/TEU on March 15
  • Emirates Shipping hikes rates progressively on Intra-Asia, Africa trades
  • Zim increases rate US$750/TEU for India-Europe services from March 1
  • Hyundai suffers US$327 million loss, revenue falls 10pc to $6.4 billion
  • Windy Felixstowe to be blown away by London Gateway, says LG tout
  • Battle for control of Canadian Pacific breaks out at 'town hall meeting'
  • Port of Krishnapatnam dredging makes it deepest harbour in India
  • Port of Gothenburg 2011 container traffic up 0.8pc to 887,000 TEU
  • European watchkeeping fatigue study provides toolkit for management
  • Shandong to open six new expressways to traffic by 2013
  • Evergreen links e-commerce application to handheld mobile devices
  • America's western BNSF Railway adds new freight tools to its website
  • Sri Lanka to focus on aviation, air cargo with national carrier support
  • 3L-Leemark becomes agent for Taiwan's Far Eastern Air Transport
  • Roche Diagnostics plans to set up Middle East headquarters in Jafza

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Arshiya International Q3 net up 71 pc
  • ICS Board meets in London, deliberates on a range of issues
  • Severe chill resulting in berthing delays, surcharges at Black Sea ports
  • Shipping Minister strongly advocates PPP in port investment
  • Vizhinjam port promoters undeterred by 'single bid'
  • Govt allows extra 1 mt sugar export, cuts Basmati MEP by $ 200
  • Adani Group to secure coal for NTPC

International Transport Journalweb site
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
  • Chinese to build new railway in Indonesia
    China Railway Group has been awarded a USD 4.8 billion contract by Indonesia's government to build and maintain a new railway line in southern Sumatra. The track will run from the ...
  • Portions of Texas interstate highways to see speed limit increase
    The state of Texas (USA) has said that miles and miles of its highways will soon see speed limit increases following Texas Transportation Commission action approving 75 mph design...
  • Germany's railfreight traffic regains pre-crisis market share
    According to the latest figures from Germany's statistical office (Destatis), the country's railfreight sector overcame the economic crisis and regained a market share of 17.7% in ...
  • Turkey: fewer Carnet TIRs and transit permits issued
    According to the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB), 54,923 Carnet TIRs were issued in December 2011, equating to a drop of 5.4% compared to the same month ...
  • Inttra with more than 70 members
    Inttra, a leading provider of e-commerce solutions for the ocean freight industry, has significantly expanded its global alliance network to a total of 70 information solutions pro...
  • Seattle names APL top shipping line for environment
    The global container carrier APL has been named the most environmentally responsible shipping line at the port of Seattl WA (USA). The Singapore-based line topped all applicants ...
  • Korean Air is first airline to operate both B747-8 and B777Fs
    Boeing and Korean Air have celebrated the delivery of the airline's first B747-8 and B777 freighters. With the milestone delivery, Korean Air becomes the first airline in the world...
  • Air Namibia expands fleet with order for two A319s
    Air Namibia, the Windhoek based national airline of the Republic of Namibia, has ordered two new Airbus A319 aircraft. Air Namibia already operates two leased A319s on regional rou...
  • Executive reshuffle at TNT Innight Germany on 1 March
    TNT Innight Germany has announced that Thomas Steverding, who has been the company's director of operations and information and communication services (ICS) since December 2008, is...
  • UK: new managing director for Schenker Logistics
    DB Schenker appointed Helgi Ingolfsson as its new UK managing director with effect from 1 February. Replacing Jochen Muller who has moved back to Germany to a position within...
  • Saudi Airlines Cargo transports 73 t generator rotor from Chengdu to Jeddah
    Saudi Airlines Cargo has successfully transported a 73 t generator rotor from Chengdu (China) to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) on behalf of Rabigh Electricity Company (RABEC). The rotor is...
  • 135 candles on BLG's birthday cake
    BLG, a German service provider, is 135 years old. A group of 65 merchants founded the "Bremer Lagerhaus-Gesellschaft - Actiengesellschaft von 1877" in February 1877. They merged th...
  • FedEx Trade Networks opening new office in Lyon
    FedEx Trade Networks, the transport subsidiary of the US-based CEP and logistics corporation FedEx, recently opened a new branch office at Lyon Saint Exupéry airport (France). In a...
  • GAC Singapore celebrates and moves to new head office
    GAC Singapore is marking the 30th anniversary of its establishment by relocating to a new head office to enable future expansion of its operations. The company, which has significa...
  • Agility's project logistics business welcomes new president and CEO
    Agility has appointed Grant Wattman as president and CEO of its project logistics business.

Marine Logweb site
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
  • Inland Salvage awarded drill barge wreck removal contract
  • B.C.'s Allied Shipbuilders has a new owner
  • MHI develops righting moment recovery system
  • Bergen Group to build OCV for Volstad Maritime
  • NATO reports new merchant vessel hijacking
  • Bourbon revenues top one billion euros
  • Saltchuk rebrands American Shipping Group as TOTE, Inc.
  • 100 percent container scanning? Not going to happen
  • Crowley in business alliance with Australia's PB Towage

World Wide Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
  • American Shipping Group changing to TOTE Inc.
  • G6 Alliance moving up start of service menu
  • Wild Seafood Exchange conference scheduled for February 22, in Bellingham
  • Crowley teaming with PB Towage Ltd.
  • Diana Containerships takes delivery of two Panamax box vessels

Lloyd's Listweb site
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
  • Lloyd's List Intelligence: data snapshot
    10 steps to rate recovery
  • A case for special treatment
    Cosco may have to sell key assets to avoid stock exchange penalties
  • US heads for a watershed year on ballast water legislation
    Parallel progress of IMO Convention will make owners take investment in new onboard equipment seriously
  • Ignorance is not bliss for shipping
    Why the UK select committee on energy and climate change is taking the wrong tack
  • Stashed cash can be a source of Greek hope
    Money that Greeks have tucked away in myriad safety deposit boxes and under mattresses could be switched back into economic circulation
  • A chill wind blows across the Elbe
    Short-term prospects are bleak for German ship finance, tramp owners and KG houses
  • VLCC newbuilding deliveries hit 36-year high in January
    Highest monthly influx into global fleet since 1970s tanker boom
  • Bulk carrier demand boosted by 20% rise in Chinese coastal trade last year
    Global vessel demand increases 9% compared with 6% seaborne dry bulk trade growth
  • Central Shipping orders product tankers at STX Dalian yard
    New Pistiolis family outfit seals deal for two 51,000 dwt vessels at $33m each, with options for two more
  • RS Platou Markets downgrades a third of shipping stocks
    Tanker companies are worst hit as boxship owners avoid sell category
  • Tanker demolition to hit 20m dwt
    Owners will scrap older ships rather than spend on special surveys
  • Knightsbridge Tankers poised to renew VLCC fleet
    Company delayed investments in fleet due to falling secondhand vessel values
  • Tighter chemical tanker supply, but no ordering yet
    Norwegian chemical tanker group reports improved spot market
  • Hammonia agrees $41.5m purchase for CMA CGM Wagner
    Sale of sistership CMA CGM Verdi linked to Greek company
  • Brazil set for retendering spree on concessions for 77 terminals
    Transport ministry aims to bring concessions dating from the late 1980s and early 1990s in line with the country's 1993 Ports Act
  • More ore in store at Australian mines
    BHP Billiton raises production forecast for current fiscal year by 8m tonnes
  • Trough in dry bulk market has passed, says DNB Bank
    Capesize rates could reach $20,000 per day again before end of March
  • SinOceanic Shipping completes $100m bond issue
    Company seeks alternative finance for three newbuildings
  • Nigeria hires private security firm to curb maritime crime
    Critics accuse government of nepotism for appointing Global West Vessel Specialist
  • G6 brings launch date forward
    March 1 start date for Asia-Europe service
  • Teekay Tankers launches follow-on share issue
    Aims to raise $69m selling 17m shares
  • US extends scanning requirement
    Two-year waiver before implementation
  • How to read the BDI
    Although the index has hit a 26-year low, there's more to this than meets the eye
  • Canadian prime minister flies to Beijing on oil trade mission
    Tankers to benefit from Canadian tar sands exports to China
  • New Zealand eyes conference ban
    Commission recommends end of antitrust immunity for box lines
  • SSC reports fourth-quarter net profits of $1.8m
    Singapore-listed firm reports stable charter income
  • Feeder vessel funds file for bankruptcy
    Rabobank to sell off 660 teu Elusive and Electra after low charter rates and high debts sink Dutch CV funds
  • Bergen Group lands $139m offshore order for Fosen Yard
    Volstad Marine orders seventh high-end construction vessel
  • A growing threat
    Pirate attacks were up significantly last month, reminding us that the battle has just begun
  • MHI unveils stabilising technology for Nippon Shipping ro-ro order
    New ship designed to reduce risk of capsize

Fairplayweb site
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
  • Teekay Tankers prices follow-on at a discount
    NYSE-listed Teekay Tankers today priced a 15M-share follow-on offering at a 12% discount to yesterday's closing price
  • Bug overcomes cruise ship
    PRINCESS Cruises has been forced to cut a voyage short after repeated outbreaks of norovirus aboard the Crown Princess
  • Knightsbridge confirms slow payments
    BETTER results than expected were reported today by Knightsbridge Tankers, but it also conceded that charter-hire payments have been delayed
  • US dockers to resist cuts from automation
    HAROLD Daggett, ILA president, has said he will insist on union job guarantees when spring talks begin with US terminal operators
  • Iraq counts cost of potential Hormuz block
    IRAQ'S OIL ministry reportedly said today the country stands to lose exports of 1.7M barrels of crude a day if Iran blocks the Strait of Hormuz
  • Bourbon revenues rise 18.6%
    FRENCH offshore vessel operator Bourbon said today its 2011 revenues rose 18.6% to €1.01Bn ($1.34Bn), a result that could be a good indicator of offshore vessel market conditions
  • SOBRENA bidders named
    THREE bidders have expressed interest in the insolvent Brest ship repair yard SOBRENA, according to union representatives
  • Glencore raises Chemoil stake to 89%
    COMMODITY trader Glencore has stretched its acquisition spree, taking an 89% stake in Singapore-listed bunker supplier Chemoil
  • Rio adds $2.9Bn for WA plans
    MINING giant Rio Tinto today announced a further commitment of $2.9Bn for iron ore mine and port projects in Western Australia
  • G6 launching a month early
    THE NEWLY formed G6 Alliance said today it has moved up starting its Asia/Europe service to the first week of March - a month ahead of schedule
  • Box rate push seen failing
    SUPPLY-demand imbalances are persisting, which is likely to doom the current push by box liners to seek general rate increases, brokers predicted today
  • New VLCC fixed at loss
    THE VLCC newbuilding toll on the market has been highlighted by a deal fixing Maersk Ingrid at Worldscale 45, brokers told Fairplay today
  • Box charterers reject tramp ballasting
    HIGH BUNKER prices mean that box ship charterers are not willing to pay ballasting costs for tramps
  • Strike closes Israeli ports
    ISRAEL'S ports are closed today in line with a nationwide strike staged by its main trade union federation, Histadrut
  • LNG bunkering hindered
    A RISE IN Asian LNG demand would cause a decade's delay in paybacks in the region for LNG bunkering, Germanischer Lloyd warned today

The Journal of Commerceweb site
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
  • Army Corps Adds Funds for East Coast Ports
    The Port of Jacksonville, Fla., will receive an additional $7.7 million and the ports of Charleston, S.C., and Savannah, Ga.,...
  • Trucker Maverick to Raise Driver Pay, Expand Fleet
    Flatbed trucking company Maverick Transportation is raising truck driver pay as it purchases new trucks and expands capacity to meet...
  • Senate Committee OKs Plug for Transport Plan Shortfall
    A Senate committee approved on Tuesday a $9.6 billion package to help plug a $12 billion shortfall in a bipartisan...
  • NC's Wilmington Container Traffic Jumps 11.2 Percent
    Container throughput at the Port of Wilmington jumped 11.2 percent last year from the previous year, as the North...
  • US Freight Shipments Up 3.9 Percent in December
    U.S. freight shipments hit an all-time high in December, rising 3.9 percent from the previous month, the largest monthly increase...
  • New Sea Star Chief Says 'Structural Changes Will Be Essential'
    The newly tapped president of Sea Star Line said "structural changes will be essential" so that the Jones Act carrier...
  • Analyst Says 2012 Truck Rates Could Rise 6 Percent
    Truckload rates are likely to rise anywhere from 2 to 6 percent in 2012 and even as high as 8...
  • Airports Expect Sharp Cargo Rise if Economy Improves
    Global air freight volumes declined by 1 percent last year, but traffic could improve quickly this year if the...
  • No End in Sight for Labor Stoppages at Rotterdam Port
    A labor dispute at APM Terminals in Rotterdam that has disrupted shipping at one of Europe's largest container handling facilities...
  • Shipowners Urge Heavier Hand Against Pirates
    Shipowners urged governments to take a heavier hand to captured Somali pirates and their financiers, as the threat to trade...
  • OOCL Seeks Rate Hike on Asia-Australia Services
    OOCL will extend its largest rate increases to Asia-Australia services, starting March 15. The Hong Kong-based line said rates...
  • MSC to Raise Rates From Europe to India
    Mediterranean Shipping will apply a general rate increase on all cargo from North Europe to ports in the Indian subcontinent....
  • Court Rejects Challenge of NY-NJ Port Monitors
    A federal appeals court affirmed a lower court's decision that the New York Shipping Association acted prematurely in challenging a...
  • Atlantic Container Line to Launch US-Baltic Ro-Ro Service
    Atlantic Container Line later this month will launch a weekly roll-on, roll-off service from the U.S. and Canada to Finland...
  • G6 Alliance Speeds Up Asia-Europe Service Launch
    The newly formed G6 alliance of ocean carriers has sped up the launch of its Asia-Europe service by a month...
  • ILA's Daggett Seeks Guaranteed Jobs at Contract Negotiations
    International Longshoremen's Association President Harold Daggett said the ILA will enter this year's contract negotiations seeking guaranteed minimum staffing and...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
  • World Bank says intra-Africa trade must rise
    A new report published by the Washington (DC)-based World Bank has revealed that it is often more difficult for countries in Africa to trade with each other than ...
  • Chinese ports' growth rate slows for 2011
    China's top 10 container ports' rate of volume growth eased in 2011 - while their combined volumes rose by 9.7% compared to 2011 to 129 million TEU, this ...
  • TS Lines takes slots on China-Japan slings
    TS Lines has taken slots on Chinese carrier Goto Shipping's services between China-Japan following the closure of most of Grand China Logistics' loops in this market, ...
  • Germans look outside the eurozone for growth
    Germany's trade surplus with the rest of the world reached EUR158 (USD210) billion last year, with exports from Europe's largest economy hitting a record EUR1 trillion ...
  • India's economy cools
    The Indian government's central statistics office has significantly downgraded the 1.2 billion populated nation's GDP growth prospects for the current financial ...
  • G6 Alliance brings forward Asia-Europe service changes
    The Grand Alliance (Hapag-Lloyd, OOCL and NYK) and New World Alliance (APL, HMM and MOL) have advanced the introduction of the Asia-Europe schedule changes announced ...
  • Cargotec reports robust sales and firm orderbook
    Cargotec, the Finland-based manufacturer and supplier of solutions for handling cargo, has posted very strong results for its fiscal year which ended December 31, ...
  • Laid-up box tonnage now includes 8 x VLCS
    The number of idled containerships has soared to 286 for 750,900TEU as at the end of January, according to Alphaliner, up from the 268 676,000TEU reported mothballed ...

TradeWindsweb site
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
  • Peter G called to testify
    Creditors move forward with attack on tycoon's 'side deal' and bankrupt tanker owner's dealings with Oaktree Capital.
  • Vale plots grand opening
    Brazilian mining behemoth's Subic Bay transhipment facility gears up for timely debut as VLOC sets sail.
  • Bloomberg blasts TBS
    Popular podcast commentator cries foul over bulker owner's choice of Chapter 11 venue due to Dublin domicile.
  • An Aggarwal win on the cards
    Trip to a Singaporean seer may have put a Lion City broker en route to crystal ball glory.
  • SSC reports flat earnings
    Lion City-listed car carrier owner and manager grows revenue but not profit.
  • G6 speeds box tie-up
    Grand and New World Alliance carriers starting Asia to Europe cooperation a month ahead of schedule.
  • TK nears 'transformative' deal
    Teekay Corp may be lining up the sale of more than ten tankers to New York-listed spinoff, analyst says.
  • Essar Shipping turns red
    Indian tanker and bulker owner posts nine-month loss after separating from ports group.
  • Marco Polo cans Taiwan plan
    Market conditions prompt Lion City-based offshore shipbuilder to abandon fundraiser.
  • Knightsbridge not buying
    John Fredriksen-backed owner is staying out of the sale and purchase game while prices continue to fall.
  • Otto Marine looks to Africa
    Singapore-based shipbuilder and owner sends another AHTS to Africa on long-term charter.
  • Volstad ponders newbuild sale
    Norwegian owner says selling Bergen Group ordered vessel is also an option.

American Shipper - Ocean newsweb site
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
  • New in-bond rule to be published soon
  • U.S. shippers prepare for Libya visit
  • FMC reviews 12 OTI license applications
  • Report calls NY/NJ port authority 'dysfunctional'
  • G6 lines move up start of Asia-Europe pact
  • Maersk adjusts Europe-Middle East network
  • American Shipping Group becomes TOTE
  • Maersk slows 225 loop, adds Port Elizabeth
  • Mattel values long-term shipping partners
  • MarAd chief counsel moves to DOT

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
  • Rotterdam welcomes opening of hydrogen factory
    Oil companies are investing in cleaner production processes because of more stringent environmental requirements.
  • WFS starts more court proceedings
    Supplier is claiming $338,000 for fuel supplied in September and October last year.
  • Mixed prices movements in Rotterdam, Hamburg
    Prompt product tight in Rotterdam.
  • Fujairah bunker prices stable
    Good product avails and bunker demand in Durban.
  • Bunker prices hit tanker operator's results
    Hedging instruments mean Odfjell pays well below BWI benchmark.
  • ICS objects to Bahamas proposal on CO2 reduction
    'Many governments seemed more interested in how much money can be raised from shipping than reducing emissions,' says ICS.
  • Analysts say Glencore/Itochu 'marriage is over'
    Glencore move has 'bought out' Chemoil's other shareholder.
  • Sailing ships 'have great economic potential'
    Second vessel joins sailing fleet carrying commercial cargoes.
  • Ice causing disruption in Hamburg
    Tugs used as ice breakers in north German ports.
  • GL's FutureShip in partnership with energy management solutions firm
    FutureShip and Marorka to provide integrated solution to emission reduction and fuel efficiency.
  • Bunker fuels firm at major Asian ports mid week
    Demand for bunkers generally below average at key Asian ports on Wednesday.
  • Decision to upgrade Los Angeles port vessel under review
    US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform questions the upgrade of Angelena II.
  • Colombo facing 'acute' supply tightness
    Dry docking of bunker tanker affecting marine fuel cargo supplies to the port, says local traders.
  • US terminal company sees 25% growth profit
    Magellan Midstream Partners posted quarterly record income of $110.3 million for Q4 2011.
  • Crowley Maritime forms alliance with towing company
    Allies with PB Towage Ltd., part of the Pacific Basin Shipping group.
  • Chemoil shares rising after Glencore move
    Glencore has raised its stake in the marine fuel supplier to 89.04%.

Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
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
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Italian Ports:
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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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On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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