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02:05 GMT+2
February 10, 2012
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • S'pore a heavyweight in Asian superyatch sector
    SINGAPORE is one of the heavyweights in the Asian superyacht industry, commanding about US$45 million of what is estimated to be a US$345 million a year market.
  • Panamax rates surge on expected China demand
    Hire rates for Panamaxes, the biggest commodity carrying ships to navigate the Panama Canal, jumped the most in more than 21/2 years on speculation demand is strengthening in China.

Sched Netweb site
  • G6 carriers start to run six new Asia-Europe services in March
  • MSC to increase Europe to India rates US$200/TEU in March and April
  • Restoration Period! Asia-Europe westbound trades face steep rate increases
  • US$15 million fine for shipper that docked in Canada to evade Jones Act
  • Hamburg stevedore HHLA overtakes Antwerp and Rotterdam in box volumes
  • Bay of Biscay port turns to boxes, ro-ro after bulk volume disappoints
  • Hebei port throughput reaches 361 million tonnes in 2011
  • Shanxi province to build 1,000 kilometres of expressway in 2012
  • Sinotrans sees US$2.05 million in savings as China cuts warehouse tax 50pc
  • Singapore's CWT Globelink expands in Turkey with new off in Mersin
  • DP World's Aden terminal docks its biggest ship, an 8,441-TEUer
  • Kuehne + Nagel buys Oz cool chain forwarder after buying another in NZ
  • Transport Corporation of India sales up 5pc, profit up to US$95.9 million
  • Cronos installs new container refrigeration units from Daikin
  • Sri Lanka to hold port, air-sea freight, logistics forum March 8
  • Air France expected to lose US$133 million in sales due to pilot strike
  • NY air cargo firm faces highest ever TSA administrative fine - US$1 million
  • India air cargo sector needs state policy to benefit from sector growth

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Cabinet note on cabotage relaxation soon: Mohandas
  • Concordia mishap could be worst maritime insurance loss: experts
  • G6 Alliance brings forward Asia-Europe service launch
  • IIMS inducts new members, felicitates graduates
  • NSLAA successfully organises cricket tournament for fourth consecutive year
  • The changing face of the VLCC spot market
  • Decision on Welspun's lone Vizhinjam bid round the corner
  • Mumbai Port, Port of Antwerp to consider exchange of personnel
  • Airlines get go-ahead to import jet fuel
  • CWC(NS)L marks 6th anniversary of Nhava Sheva CFS by felicitations, gaiety
  • India may disburse 45 pc of payment for Iran oil in
  • SEZ exports climb 17 pc in April-Dec. 2011
  • A 12 step guide to managing your money in 2012 - III

International Transport Journalweb site
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
  • New investment to modernise Serbia's railways
    The European Bank for Reconstruction and development (EBRD) is continuing to support the modernisation of Serbia's transport infrastructure and promote further reform of the rail s...
  • Railway industry training centre opened near Calais
    Groupe Eurotunnel has opened the new Centre International de formation ferroviaire de la Côte d'Opale (CIFFCO1), at Coquelles in the Pas-de-Calais (France). CIFFCO is a Groupe Euro...
  • Rolling motorway on the Gotthard: decision due this year
    Switzerland's Federal Roads Office (Fedro) has taken a closer look at the opportunities for a truck on train service for part of the Gotthard route. The Gotthard tunnel is to be re...
  • Gefco and Chevrolet sign transport contract
    The French transport service provider Gefco and US car maker Chevrolet have signed a new contract. Under the latest arrangement, Gefco will provide finished vehicle logistics for o...
  • G6 Alliance to start activities in March - one month ahead of schedule
    Members of the new G6 Alliance have announced that their Asia-Europe container shipping cooperation will begin in the first week of March - one month ahead of schedule. The new All...
  • Latin American Terminals with new managing director
    Joe Nielsen has been named managing director of Latin American Terminals, based in Panama. In his last position he was the CFO for APM Terminals' activities in the Americas region....
  • Containerships calling at Pori
    Helsinki-based Containerships will add the Finnish port of Pori to its shortsea network, with effect from March. The new service will consist of a weekly sailing from Pori to Sode...
  • JAL and IAG take first step towards intended joint business between Japan and Europe
    Japan Airlines (JAL) has just submitted its application to the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) seeking antitrust immunity to cooperate with ...
  • AF KLM Cargo sees difficult start to 2012
    Air France KLM Cargo recorded a sharp drop in traffic (-10.3%) to 801 million RTK in January. The decline is linked to the weak economy and the timing of the Chinese New Year. A 6...
  • Zufall Logistics Group expanding
    With effect from 1 March 2012, Friedrich Zufall GmbH & Co, a Night Star partner, is taking over the region around Dortmund and Hagen (both Germany) which was formerly served by...
  • Logwin operating web shop for Apollo-Optik
    Logwin, a global logistics service provider based in Grevenmacher (Luxembourg), recently began managing a web shop for its customer Apollo-Optik. Around 4,000 of the optician's emp...
  • Brazil privatising airports
    Brazil has taken on private companies to modernise the country's airports. The contract for Brazil's largest airport, Guarulhos in São Paulo, has been awarded to a group of firms a...

Marine Logweb site
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
  • Austal to build 80 m vehicle-passenger cat for repeat customer
  • Cruise industry announces new passenger emergency drill policy
  • OSG suspends dividend payments
  • Harvey Gulf orders two more LNG OSVs from Trinity Offshore
  • Jensen-designed "super pumper" fireboat for San Francisco
  • Free Seas bulker reported hijacked by Somali pirates
  • SEACOR sells National Response Corporation to J.F. Lehman

World Wide Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
  • Changes to management team in line at Port of Portland
  • Frontier Airlines to begin Bellingham to Denver flights
  • Horizon Lines container ship rescues three from drifting sailboat
  • TSA member carriers plan new round of rate moves
  • Carriers plan upgrade of Asia/Black Sea service

Lloyd's Listweb site
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
  • Will Evergreen prove its critics wrong?
    Taiwanese line has split from the pack by refusing to order ultra-large tonnage
  • Know your bank
    It's good practice in a tough market for credit to understand the pressures that lenders face
  • Build it and they will come
    Cuba plans 1m teu port at Mariel
  • LNG demand to test the limits of vessel supply
    The liquefied natural gas fleet stands at just over 370 active ships, but about 80% are dedicated to long-term charters
  • St Croix refinery closure opens doors for product tankers
    The loss of Caribbean facility means US will now need to source refined oil products across greater distances
  • Canada grants Kitimat a licence to export LNG to Asia
    National Energy Board green light opens up opportunities for vessels to ship liquefied natural gas across the Pacific from British Columbia
  • Sanmar steadies the ship for product tankers on the transatlantic trade
    Fall in rates looks set to halt as brokers forecast steady week ahead on the TC2
  • Pertamina splashes out on new VLGC
    Purchase price more than $6m above market levels for newbuildings
  • Glencore and Xstrata behemoth set to shape dry bulk charters
    $90bn merged company spans production, trading and tonnage
  • Zim denies 'fighting for life'claim
    Carrier rejects the claim that a cash injection has been withheld
  • TSA box lines to launch emergency rate rises
    Transpacific Stabilization Agreement members plan to each raise freight rates by $300 per feu starting from March on top of the $400 per feu introduced on January 1
  • Chinese ore demand boosts South Africa dry bulk exports
    Growth is concentrated at Saldanha Bay
  • Greek crisis drives youth to sea
    Number of cadet candidacies soar despite difficult times for shipping, says shipowners' leader
  • Argentina has billions of barrels of shale oil
    Global status quo to be rocked after nation's potential reserves are revised up from around 1bn barrels to 22.8bn
  • Buyer beware
    Private equity cannot save everybody
  • China imports 20% less crude from Middle East Gulf in January
    Asian giant turns to Libya, West Africa and South America
  • Supramax rates recovery begins in Asia
    Brokers uncertain bottom has been reached in the Atlantic
  • Car carriers well-placed to weather double-dip recession, says Drewry
    Small orderbook will stand sector in good stead
  • Japan to import more wheat
    Government plans to cut prices up to 10% will boost small bulk markets
  • Costa Concordia insurance cover could be void
    'Peculiar circumstances' of casualty raise prospect of denial of coverage and liability shifting
  • JF Lehman to buy Seacor oil-spill response firms
    Deepwater Horizon money-makers sell for $97m
  • Wilhelmshaven windfarm win is a blow to rival ports
    Mystery Chinese backer and Rhenus Midgard will handle offshore parts
  • Zim fights back
    Israeli reports that Zim was fighting for its life for the lack of a $100m cash injection from its parent Israel Corp would seem off the mark
  • Salvage expert slams 'ridiculous' bid deadlines to move Costa Concordia
    Complex process needs time, says Reinigert
  • Expansion lifts CSIC profits
    Shanghai-listed unit bought four parent company shipyards
  • Tokyo MOU inspections find problems with cargo hatch openings
    Three-month campaign detains 346 vessels
  • Vale's Subic Bay hub to open next week
    Move follows China ban on Valemax vessels
  • Bondholders challenge General Maritime Chapter 11 reorganisation
    Questions over April exit from bankruptcy as Georgiopoulos is called to testify
  • DNB halves dividend to boost capital reserves
    Move follows heavy provisions to shipping and corporate loans

Fairplayweb site
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
  • PNG ships seized in sinking
    PROTESTERS in Papua New Guinea's Buka have seized three Rabaul Shipping vessels to press demands for compensation for those killed in the sinking of its ferry Rabaul Queen, IHS Global Insight reported today
  • TSA seeks new rate jump
    THE TSA said today it is seeking a second rate increase in six months in the Asia/US box trades
  • SEACOR sells its spill response units
    SEACOR Holdings has agreed to sell three of its spill response companies to private equity firm JF Lehman for $97M
  • Platou sees darkness before shipping's dawn
    SHIPPING markets should start to turn for the better late in 2012, a Platou Markets report said - but they will deteriorate further before turning round
  • Maersk Tankers halts calls at Iran's ports
    MAERSK Tankers, the unit of Danish shipping giant AP M'ller-Maersk, has terminated new business with Iran, a spokesman for the parent group confirmed to Fairplay today
  • Grand China woes persist
    GERMANY's Oldendorff Carriers is the latest plaintiff to pursue a US claim against embattled Grand China, court documents revealed
  • RasGas, KOGAS sign 2M t/y deal
    QATAR'S Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas has reportedly signed a deal to supply 2M tonnes of gas per year to KOGAS
  • Wind blamed for casualties
    A COSCO bulker reportedly collided with a tanker in howling winds early today in the wintry Black Sea, 10 miles off Novorossiysk
  • Write-offs hit Rio profits
    MINING giant Rio Tinto today reported a plunge in annual net profits after it was hit by a whopping impairment charge tied to its aluminium business
  • 85% VLOC surge warned
    DELIVERIES of very large ore carriers are likely to surge 85% year on year in 2012, an analysis has predicted
  • Alliances pressure Maersk
    MAERSK'S plans for box sector consolidation have been largely frustrated by the organisation of major liners into alliances, a key shipping analyst said today
  • Danube shipping frozen
    FOUR BALKAN countries has suspended Danube River shipping, as ice continued today to make Europe's prime commercial waterway impossible to traverse
  • 35% tanker slippage seen
    TANKER slippage could hit 35% this year, with brokerage McQuilling & Partners forecasting that 228 tankers would be delivered this year
  • CSD's shares dive
    HONG KONG-listed shares of China Shipping Development closed today 3.11% lower at HK$6.23 ($0.80), after securities firm UOB Kay Hian urged investors to dump the stock
  • Skaugen weighs new $63M bond issue
    IM SKAUGEN, the listed Oslo LNG and lighterage tanker operator, said today it is considering issuance of at least 300M kroner ($63M) worth of in three-year bonds

The Journal of Commerceweb site
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
  • Negotiations Stall During WTO Development Round
    Negotiations have stalled in The World Trade Organization's Doha Development Round, the latest round of trade negotiations, and the National...
  • Intermodal Rail Shipments Rise 16.8 Percent
    Intermodal freight shipments moved by U.S. railroads jumped 16.8 percent year-over-year in the week ending Feb. 4, as steady freight...
  • Analyst Doubts Rapid Impact of Asia-Europe Rate Increases
    Vessel layups and new shipping alliances will help push up container shipping freight rates in coming months but many operators...
  • Eastbound Trans-Pacific Carriers Seek $800 in Rate Increases
    Trying to maintain pricing momentum in the trans-Pacific, shipping lines that carry U.S. imports from Asia announced two proposed rate...
  • USPS Loses $3.3 Billion in First Quarter
    The U.S. Postal Service fell deeper into a financial hole in its fiscal first quarter, losing $3.3 billion forecasting "large...
  • Lufthansa Cargo to End Diverted Flights to Cologne
    Lufthansa Cargo said it will stop diverting freighters to Cologne Airport to avoid a night flight ban at its Frankfurt...
  • OHL to Pay $1 Million Cargo Security Violation Fine
    A Tennessee air forwarder agreed to pay a $1 million fine to settle charges of violating air cargo security regulations...
  • MIQ Logistics Expands LCL, Consolidation Services
    MIQ Logistics is expanding its less-than-containerload consolidation service, offering weekly LCL service from Istanbul, Turkey, to New York. The...
  • Baltimore Container, Auto Volumes Set Records
    The Port of Baltimore handled a record-number of containers and automobiles in 2011, as both cargos surpassed levels set before...
  • Maersk to Launch Middle East-West Mediterranean Service
    Maersk Line will launch a container service between the Middle East and West Mediterranean, starting at the end of this...
  • Lufthansa Cargo Tonnage Slumps 11.4 Percent
    Lufthansa Cargo's freight traffic tumbled 11.4 percent in January from a year ago amid a weakening global economy that threatens...
  • Roadrunner Profit Soars Eight-Fold in 2011
    Roadrunner Transportation Services increased its net profit 77 percent in the fourth quarter to $6.9 million as revenue jumped 43.6...
  • MSC's Golden Gate Service Adds Savannah Call
    Mediterranean Shipping Company is adding Savannah to its weekly Golden Gate Service between the East Coast and Asia via the...
  • Car Carriers Rebound on Auto Industry Recovery
    The rise in the global auto trade is lifting the car carrier industry out of the global recession with far...
  • Kerry Expands Thailand Port Operations
    Hong Kong-based Kerry Logistics, in the midst of a broad expansion of its Asia network, says it expects to complete...
  • Asia-Europe Spot Rate Index Inches Upward
    An index of spot freight rates for Asia-to-Europe container shipments inched up 0.1 percent this week, showing new strength in...
  • LA-LB Aim to Combat Slow Turn Times at Ports
    The executive directors of the nation's two largest container ports intend to address one of their most vexing and embarrassing...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
  • Keller named president of Sea Star
    Industry veteran Peter Keller is the new president of US/Puerto Rico ocean services company Sea Star Line.Having worked closely with the group as a consultant and ...
  • SAMEL and Bahrain Logistic Zone sign MoU
    SAMEL, which is a logistics group that specialises in the distribution of bulk chemical materials such as polyethylene, polypropylene, catalysts and additives ...
  • African nations agree new pact to fight Somalian piracy
    The governments of Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa have signed a new multilateral pact that is designed to reinforce maritime security in the Indian Ocean ...
  • Maersk devolves more authority to coalface
    Maersk wants regional offices to have more authority when deciding how best to address public/press enquiries. Speaking after the unveiling of a new corporate movie ...
  • ICS demands progress in piracy fight from UK-hosted Somalia conference
    The International Chamber of Shipping [ICS] has welcomed the prospect of further advances in the fight against piracy offered by the London-hosted Somalia international ...
  • IAS to launch new business intelligence software
    California, Oakland-headquartered web-based intermodal applications provider, International Asset Systems (IAS), is already planning on developing and adding new ...
  • Carriers ramp up global GRIs
    With attention diverted to the Asia - Europe tradelane's massive hikes slated for March 1, ocean carriers are busy revaluating other services for freight rate increase ...
  • European freeze 'to last until end of Feb', as Hamburg tugs add ice surcharge
    The worst February cold spell to hit Europe in almost 30-years could last until the end of the month say leading meteorologists - spiking fuel prices and restricting ...
  • Bunker price nearing USD700
    Rotterdam-sourced IFO 380 closed just shy of USD700 per tonne yesterday, after rising by USD25 since Monday, prompting ocean carriers to implement or introduce ...
  • Med ports report lacklustre growth
    As in northern Europe, Western Mediterranean gateway ports struggled with cargo growth last year, reflecting the region's major sovereign debt problems. Spain's ...

TradeWindsweb site
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
  • SHIP sheds African Zebra
    Dale Ploughman in the driver's seat as US-listed bulker owner parts ways with ageing handymax at a loss of $2.4m.
  • Ivar Lundh targets expansion
    Swedish shipbroker celebrates centennial by spinning off management wing in a bid to cash in on chemical tanker upswing.
  • Chandris torches tanker
    Diversified Greek shipowner poised to make $8m as 1995-built vessel sails to beaches of Alang.
  • Grand China feuds ignite
    Norden and Oldendorff join fight to claw back cash from embattled Asian operator as judge orders asset freeze.
  • Hijack sends FREE spinning
    Nasdaq-listed owner sees market value drop by close to one tenth after one of its handies is snatched by Somali pirates.
  • Business the Maersk way
    Eighteen months off his centenary Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller speaks of the philosophy behind success as a shipowner and entrepreneur.
  • Maersk cuts ship spending
    AP Moller reveals more modest spending plans for its tanker and boxship arms as it battles cash burn.
  • EMGS pulls in record profit
    Oslo-listed seismic owner roars back from big deficit last year to card a personal best.
  • Toei sees rates thaw
    Japanese reefer owner expecting profitable fourth quarter despite nine-month losses widening.
  • Freeseas bulker hijacked
    Nasdaq-listed owner sees one of its ships fall into pirate hands.
  • Bad timing on deliveries
    January saw the highest number of new VLCCs enter the market since 1975.

American Shipper - Ocean newsweb site
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
  • TSA lines seek 'meaningful recovery' in spring rates
  • Ex-forwarder pleads guilty to illegal export
  • Companies assessed U.S. antiboycott fines
  • Grand Alliance slows Asia-Europe loop
  • Owens Corning seeks carriers with LNG trucks
  • SAP HANA now for small, mid-sized firms
  • Pantos Logistics opens DC in Thailand
  • Drewry upbeat about ro/ro business
  • Rep. Issa questions LA port's stimulus spend
  • Army Corps boosts spending on harbor deepening

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
  • EUKOR recognised for sustainable shipping
    Initiative replaces the European sulphur limit of 0.1% with the international limit of 0.5%.
  • Missing the point
    Resistance to developing IMO guidelines for fuel oil sampling procedures may not be doing the industry any favours.
  • New marine fuel specifications will hit 'older refineries'
    'Complying with marine emissions requirements will boost demand for middle distillates at the expense of fuel oil,' says analysts.
  • Prices mainly firm in North European ports
    Icy conditions in Hamburg continue to make barge operations difficult.
  • Prices firm in Middle East hub
    180 cSt grade is subject to availability in Suez.
  • Chinese shipping company to promote gas as bunker fuel
    China National Petroleum Corporation will help speed up gas supply stations.
  • Grant for Baltic LNG project
    Initial phase of project aimed at establishing LNG supply infrastructure receives EU funding.
  • Fuel oil stocks fall
    But February arbitrage volumes still on course to be record high.
  • Navy looks to wind power to cut bunker consumption
    Towing kites could be in use in a few years' time.
  • Glencore may de-list Chemoil
    Industry observers say there may be an intention to de-list the company following this week's share acquisition.
  • Price of IFOs continue firming at major Asian ports
    Good avails in key Asian ports on Thursday.
  • Russia's largest refinery sees 5% increase in output
    Output in 2011 includes 1.6 million mt of bunker fuel, according to operator Gazprom Neft.
  • Exhaust monitoring firm joins SEAaT
    SEAaT 'keen to encourage and support' environmental technology companies, says Secretary General.

European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
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
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
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
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
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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