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January 11, 2012
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Alliances unlikely to end container lines' losses
    New alliances will probably fail to end container lines' losses on Asia-Europe routes as they won't reduce the overcapacity that has caused rates to plunge.
  • Threat to Hormuz shipping seen receding, oil falls
    Iran is unlikely to shut down oil shipping through the Strait of Hormuz in response to Western sanctions, President Barack Obama's former adviser on Iran said.
Strait Talk
  • Bimco's 2012 wish list
    AT THE beginning of the year, it is traditional to look ahead at what opportunities and challenges the coming 12 months could bring. In the case of 2012, it looks like the challenges could dominate.

The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Alliances unlikely to end container lines' losses
    New alliances will probably fail to end container lines' losses on Asia-Europe routes as they won't reduce the overcapacity that has caused rates to plunge.
  • Threat to Hormuz shipping seen receding, oil falls
    Iran is unlikely to shut down oil shipping through the Strait of Hormuz in response to Western sanctions, President Barack Obama's former adviser on Iran said.
Strait Talk
  • Bimco's 2012 wish list
    AT THE beginning of the year, it is traditional to look ahead at what opportunities and challenges the coming 12 months could bring. In the case of 2012, it looks like the challenges could dominate.

Sched Netweb site
  • Zim's finances come under closer scrutiny as investors grow anxious
  • Hainan's Grand China debts mount, reneges on charter payment pledges
  • Idle containerships number 246, totalling 595,000 TEU as 2012 begins
  • Nigerian general strike brings largest cities to a standstill
  • Chongqing's foreign box volume up 64.3pc to 234,000 TEU first 11 months
  • Xinjiang 2011 January-November railway cargo movement edges up 0.3pc
  • BIMCO calls for greater international regulation of world shipping
  • Kerry Logistics builds 70,000-square metre warehouse in Zhengzhou
  • 'Click-to-Accept' draft bill of lading now available on OOCL website
  • APMT to spend US$135 million to raise throughput at Lagos Apapa terminal
  • One Indiana freight rear-ends another, which jackknifes into yet another
  • Nigerian airports count financial losses as stay-at-home strike takes hold
  • Belgium's Liege Airport emerges on top with cargo rising 5.5pc in 2011
  • Two Hainan airports passenger throughput surpasses 10 million
  • United Continental December's revenue passenger miles fall 0.7pc
  • HAFFA applauds public response to Hong Kong's third runway proposal

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Allcargo CFS, Mundra hosts disaster risk management workshop
  • Ministry of Shipping comes out with draft chartering methodology
  • OECDs global freight statistics confirm market stagnation
  • Safmarine launches Android e-shipping application
  • Officers association felicitates MbPT's new Chairman
  • L/C a boon to international trade
  • Sakthivel takes charge as AEPC Chairman

International Transport Journalweb site
JANUARY 10, 2012
  • Pacific highway duplication work underway in Australia
    Work on Australia's largest road construction project, the full duplication of the Pacific Highway, continues to gather pace following the turning of the first sod on the upgrade ...
  • DB Schenker North Rail Express successful in first year
    In the first year of operations DB Schenker's North Rail Express shipped about 25,000 containers on the 1,960 km route between the Norwegian capital Oslo and the Arctic Circle town...
  • Definite liquidation for channel ferry SeaFrance
    A Parisian commercial court has ruled that ferry operator SeaFrance is definitely to be wound up and its activities terminated with immediate effect. A project that sought to save ...
  • Freightliner Heavy Haul signs new deal with EDF Energy
    Freightliner Heavy Haul and EDF Energy have entered into a new rail haulage agreement for coal deliveries to EDF Energy's power stations at Cottam and West Burton (both England). ...
  • Yusen Logistics UK launches Shanghai service
    Yusen Logistics (UK) has commenced a direct weekly LCL service from Shanghai to Southampton, as part of its ongoing launch of many new services. The company stated that the option ...
  • Rotterdam cargo throughput up in 2011
    Cargo throughput in the port of Rotterdam increased by 0.8% in 2011, reaching 433 million t, or 3 million t more than the record set in the previous year. Container handling incre...
  • Kerry Logistics expanding in China
    Kerry Logistics is expanding its presence in central China, building a new logistics centre in Zhengzhou (Henan province). Construction will begin in Q2/2012, with completion sched...
  • CHEP and Eckes-Granini extend collaboration
    CHEP, a leading provider of pallet and container pooling solutions, has signed a new three-year contract with Eckes-Granini Germany, a marketing and sales specialist for alcohol-f...
  • Air Zimbabwe avoiding London and Johannesburg
    The Southern African carrier Air Zimbabwe has stopped flights to Johannesburg (South Africa) and London (UK). Transport minister Nicholas T. Goche would appear to fear that the fl...
  • Tampa renovating for international flights
    Tampa international airport (USA) is hoping to attract more overseas flights and to this end is investing USD 28 million in upgrading its capacities to handle three wide-body inte...
  • European airfreight volumes down in November
    Freight traffic at European airports continued to weaken significantly in November 2011, falling by 5.5%. Olivier Jankovec, the director general of ACI Europe, said that since las...
  • New staff for Hertzog & Partner in Hamburg
    The German company Elmar Hertzog und Partner Management Consultants, a specialised personnel and advisory company for the logistics, supply chain management and transport sector, ...

Marine Logweb site
JANUARY 10, 2012
  • Art Anderson Associates makes VP appointments
  • Hijacked chemical tanker may be pirate mother ship
  • Maersk Line Limited completes heavy-lift vessel reflagging
  • Chinese satellite-tracking vessels to have MAN Diesel & Turbo propulsion packages
  • Austal to build new design wind farm support vessel for Turbine Transfers
  • Video released on new Cuba ferry service

World Wide Shipperweb site
JANUARY 10, 2012
  • Kunkle new commissioner at Port of Moses Lake
  • Diana Oks purchase of two container ships
  • International Chamber of Shipping inks flag state performance table
  • Safmarine taps Grant Daly as new chief executive officer
  • Department of Commerce schedules India trade mission

Lloyd's Listweb site
JANUARY 10, 2012
  • Exclusive: Syndicated loans supply remains tight
    Existing clients, LNG and offshore get priority say top-three shipping bankers
  • China's oil imports rise 6% in 2011
    Investment in infrastructure drives demand
  • Opportunities outweigh challenges for Australian LNG
    Positive growth prospects allay fears of project delays
  • Chinese demand and coalbed methane lift Australian LNG exports
    Gorgon project will drive Australia's exports
  • Safmarine chooses new chief executive
    Head of multi-purpose vessel unit Grant Daly takes up new position at start of February
  • Panamax owners idling ships as charter rates keep falling
    Brokers report extremely quiet cargo demand in contrast to a growing list of tonnage as January newbuildings are delivered
  • Chinese shipbuilder resolves Beluga newbuildings dispute
    Oaktree redeploys bankrupt heavylift company's tonnage
  • Oversupply of aframaxes leads to cross-Mediterranean rates plunge
    Brokers predict prices will stabilise at W100
  • P&O Ferries poised to join the bidding for SeaFrance ships
    Dover-Calais operator has held preliminary talks with administrator over 'good, modern tonnage'
  • New Year's resolution: learn to embrace the social media
    The industry is increasingly going digital and we all need to get better at it
  • When the dominoes fall
    Global crisis exposes the ties that bind shipping and commerce
  • ICS urges owners to put pressure on weak flag states
    Performance table highlights gaps between the best and worst ship registers
  • Cork increases box throughput 5%
    Imports remain below 2007 levels
  • Maritime law firm launches in Hong Kong
    HWB hires 50 ex-Reed Smith staff
  • Will Greeks keep their foot on the gas?
    Most of the established Greek LNG owners appear well stocked with newbuilding programmes
  • Vintage LNG carriers' rates revised up as much as $25,000 per day
    Fixing rates for LNG Libra and WilEnergy bring new hope for older tonnage
  • Diana Containerships buys two APL boxships
    Second deal in a month lifts Greek owner's growing fleet to nine
  • Australian LNG project sells remaining volumes
    Deal signals Australia's role as major player in LNG export industry
  • Law Commissions' consultation likely to end in reform
    Role of the marine insurance broker will change and the insurer will face pressure to pay claims early
  • Q&A: Paul Silver, Association of Average Adjusters
    Chairman calls on insurers to support training programme
  • Chinese ore imports post a record year
    But steel mills have stopped buying ore as stockpiles have risen
  • A better class of seafarer
    Philippines closures of substandard academies will benefit safety and students
  • Fall-off in exports could affect boxship demand
    Intra-Asia trades expected to grow faster over next three years than longer Asia-Europe routes
  • Portuguese port workers strike to defend Aveiro jobs
    Row centres on port company bankruptcy threat
  • New drive to agree carriage and use of arms against Somali pirates
    Coalition brings together governments and private military security companies

Fairplayweb site
JANUARY 10, 2012
  • Huge Brazilian yard gains bridge funding
    BRAZIL'S Açu Shipbuilding, billed as 'the largest shipyard in the Americas', has obtained $228M in bridge funding, owner OSX confirmed today
  • Rough rates ride warned
    WELLS Fargo analyst Michael Webber today predicted that product tanker rates will recover this year faster than those for crude
  • EU to weigh Iran moves earlier
    AS FEAR keeps rising about Iran's nuclear ambitions and military capability in the Strait of Hormuz, EU governments today pushed ahead a meeting on sanctions
  • LDA, DFDS re-enter SeaFrance picture
    DANISH ferry operator DFDS and its French partner Louis Dreyfus Armateurs have offered to take on 300 SeaFrance workers to operate a two-ferry Calais/Dover service
  • Smedegaard sees prompt Channel start
    DFDS's CEO Nils Smedegaard told Fairplay today he hopes to start up its newly announced Dover/Calais service "as quickly as possible" - but "it will not be within the next two weeks"
  • Höegh LNG unveils $12M charter deal
    NORWAY'S Höegh LNG said it has chartered the 1979-built LNG Libra for six months from July
  • ICTSI guarantees offering
    PHILIPPINES port operator ICTSI plans to guarantee its subsidiary's follow-on offering of $200M in securities, to be used for port acquisition and expansion
  • High bunkers, unsustainable rates hit NOL
    SINGAPORE securities firm OCBC Investment has maintained its 'sell' call on flagship carrier NOL, calling a recent rebound in freight rates unsustainable
  • Box operators stress short
    BOX SHIP operators are shying away from longer extensions and charters as they want to see how Asia restarts after the Lunar New Year holidays
  • Lunar New Year prompts early VLCC bookings
    THE LUNAR New Year holiday's approach has driven charterers to cover China-bound voyages for early February, while requirements for this month are mainly completed, brokers told Fairplay today
  • COSCO charters extended
    CHINA COSCO Holdings said subsidiary Shanghai Ocean Industrial has extended the bareboat charters of two Panamax bulkers to another subsidiary, COSCO Qingdao
  • Rig builders win support
    SHARES of Singapore rig builders Keppel and Sembcorp Marine closed higher today after analysts sounded bullish notes
  • Steel cooling hurts Capesize rates
    CAPESIZE bulker rates have collapsed because of a huge gap between year-end FFA prices and spot freight rates and cooling Chinese steel production

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JANUARY 10, 2012
  • Reddaway Adds Next-Day LTL Service Lanes
    YRC Worldwide subsidiary Reddaway is speeding shipments in the West, launching a next-day service linking Las Vegas with cities in...
  • Rena Owner Will Continue to Pay for Salvage
    Costamare, the Greek shipping company that owns the wrecked Rena, reassured New Zealanders it will continue to fund the salvage...
  • Wal-Mart Honors 11 Trucking Suppliers
    The world's largest retailer, $419 billion Wal-Mart Stores, is also one of its largest shippers, managing a transportation network supplying...
  • Hamburg Sud Upgrades US Gulf-Latin American Loop
    Hamburg Sud will add a seventh container ship to its weekly service between the U.S. Gulf, Mexico and Central and...
  • FMC Filings Argue Harbor Tax Doesn't Shift Cargo to Canada
    Importers aren't shifting U.S-bound containers through Canadian ports because they want to avoid paying the Harbor Maintenance Tax, according to...
  • Activist Investor Vows Proxy Fight Over CP
    An activist hedge fund investor said he will wage a proxy battle to replace the top leadership of Canadian Pacific...
  • Seattle Seeks to End Harbor Tax 'Loophole'
    The Port of Seattle is stepping up pressure on the Federal Maritime Commission over U.S.-bound imports passing through Canada, calling...
  • Safmarine Taps 17-Year Veteran as CEO
    Safmarine named a new CEO on Tuesday, Grant Daly, a 17-year veteran with the recently integrated multi-purpose vessel unit of...
  • Truckload Rates Up 8.6 Percent, Cass Says
    Truckload linehaul rates rose 0.7 percent in December from the previous month and were up 8.6 percent year-over-year, according to...
  • First Maersk-Rickmers Ship Put Under US Flag
    Maersk Line Ltd. has placed under U.S. flag the first of two multipurpose heavy-lift ships it will operate in partnership...
  • Diana Buys Two APL Containerships
    Diana Containerships is buying two Panamax containerships under a purchase and leaseback agreement signed Tuesday with APL. The NYSE-listed...
  • FMC Looks to Raise Costs for US NVOs in China
    The Federal Maritime Commission is proposing a change in rules that will make it more expensive for U.S. non-vessel-operating common...
  • SeaFrance Liquidated, Rivals Move to Plug Gap
    SeaFrance was officially liquidated after a Paris court rebuffed the latest rescue bid for the heavily indebted French ferry company....
  • Zim Hikes Rates From India Subcontinent to Europe
    Zim Integrated Shipping Services imposed a general rate increase on westbound cargo from the Indian Subcontinent to North Europe and...
  • Alphaliner Says Shipping Overcapacity to Accelerate
    Ocean carriers face a growing capacity glut in 2012, especially on the key Asia-Europe trade lane, as ship deliveries accelerate...
  • Indian Port Container Traffic Rises 4 Percent
    Container throughput at major ports in India in April through December increased 4 percent year-over-year, but the ports are unlikely...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JANUARY 10, 2012
  • Should shippers fear the Dragon's roar?
  • German exports regain momentum
    Ahead of fourth quarter and full-year GDP numbers due from Germany on Wednesday, there is evidence that the EU's largest economy is still finding markets for its ...
  • Yusen launches direct service from Shanghai to Southampton
    Yusen Logistics has introduced its own weekly LCL service between Shanghai and Southampton, replacing a co-loading groupage operation with other forwarders. This ...
  • Nigeria still at a standstill
    Violence is spreading across Nigeria, but particularly in the commercial hub, Lagos, as the general strike caused by the Government's elimination of a subsidy on ...
  • Saigon New Port orders additional RTGs
    Saigon New Port (SNP), which operates the Tan Cang Cat Lai Terminal in Ho Chi Minh City is to phase in additional rubber-tyred yard gantry cranes (RTGs) to cope ...
  • NYK boosts Intra-Asia/Transpac slings
    NYK has bolstered its offering in both the China/India and transpacific markets: it has boosted its presence in the China/India/Pakistan market via slots on Emirates ...
  • GAC acquires Lehmann's shipping assets
    Dubai-based GAC Group, the global maritime services entity, has strengthened its ship, liner agency and project cargo logistics network by acquiring all of the ...
  • Rena: stern section sinks
    The stern section of the boxship Rena finally gave up today to go to its watery grave submerged on its tormentor the North Island, New Zealand's Astrolabe Reef; ...
  • Delta Shipping joins forces with SCA
    Hamburg-based Delta Shipping has rationalised its services between Northern Europe and Russia with those of Sweden-based SCA Transforest, the transport arm of forest ...
  • Sarkozy: eurozone 'very tense'
    Following their first meeting of the year in Berlin yesterday, German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, called for the hastening ...
  • Auckland dockers begin 48-hour strike as port rejects union offer
    300 dockworkers at New Zealand's Ports of Auckland container terminals began a new two-day strike last night after port management rejected the union's counter-offer ...

TradeWindsweb site
JANUARY 10, 2012
  • Analysts praise DCIX deal
    Equity gurus applaud containership acquisition that may mark the end of the US-listed owner's one-month spending spree.
  • Exodus rattles Reed Smith
    Newly established law firm storms Asian arbitration arena after poaching 15 attorneys from local leader.
  • Renda limps towards Nome
    Ice delays urgent fuel delivery as USCG struggles to escort Russian products tanker in Alaskan rescue mission.
  • Eike lands Acu funds
    Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista's OSX Brasil secures $227.9m to help with the development of its greenfield shipyard.
  • MLL & Rickmers raise US flag
    Heavylift venture brands first of two ships with red, white and blue as it steps up invasion on US market.
  • Strike hits Lagos
    At least 29 ships stuck as Nigerian protests over removal of fuel subsidy grow.
  • Capital clinches upgrade
    Gradual recovery in the product tanker arena will help revive shares of Evangelos Marinakis-led owner, analyst says.
  • Diana takes NOL twins
    New York-listed Diana Containerships reveals its second double buy in two months.
  • Fjord Line fancies Sweden
    Norwegian operator eyeing deal to serve Stromstad from Oslo Fjord.
  • Wells downs OSG
    Wells Fargo urges investors to stay on the sidelines as market turbulence threatens shares of Morten Arntzen-led owner.
  • Citadel saves Spar bulker
    Security forces free Spar Rigel off Nigeria after crew hide from pirates in safe room.
  • BW Offshore offloads floater
    Australia-based FPSO Ningaloo Vision sold for $185m to current charterer Apache Energy.

American Shipper - Ocean newsweb site
JANUARY 10, 2012
  • LB to hold grain export facility hearing

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JANUARY 10, 2012
  • Moves to open new ferry route between UK and France
    News comes a day after a French court ordered the liquidation of SeaFrance.
  • Prices climbing in European hub
    Tight supplies in Rotterdam.
  • Busy market in Fujairah
    Prices falling in South Africa.
  • Ferries seized over unpaid debt
    Writ served in French court.
  • Strikes close Nigerian ports
    Reports say oil exports unaffected.
  • Bay of Gibraltar bunkering: New call for EU intervention
    MEP claims there have been four spills in the Spanish port of Algeciras in the last year.
  • India's oil ministry advised on new global sulphur limit
    India's government has approved ratification of MARPOL Annex VI 'to avail the waiver of the requirements of compliance with the EEDI', says Ministry of Shipping.
  • Bunker prices largely up at major Asian ports
    Supplies mixed at key Asian ports on Tuesday.
  • Tanker management firm receives energy management certificate
    Maran Tankers Management gets ISO 50001 certification from Lloyd's Register.
  • ExxonMobil subsidiary raises safety alert on fuel quality
    'Significant increase' in number of incidents caused by fuel with high catalytic fines, says IMT.
  • Vessel sinks, releases 'bulk' of oil and cargo
    Australia activates national oil spill response plan to contain pollution at Christmas Island.
  • More oil released from stricken vessel off New Zealand
    Amount of oil 'fraction' of the size of spill released last October, says local maritime authority.

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FROM THE HOME PAGE
European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
Brussels
The rebound in revenues recorded by OOCL continues.
Hong Kong
In the second quarter of this year, they grew by 14.4%
Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
Singapore
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
Washington
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
Klaipeda
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Thiruvananthapuram
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Rome
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
London
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
Shack
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
Hamburg
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
Ankara
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Lugano
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
London
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
Brussels
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Papendrecht
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Brussels
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
Singapore
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Venice
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
Balboa
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
Breed
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
Rome
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
Washington
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Rome
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Copenhagen
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Genoa
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
Copenhagen
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Athens
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
Beijing
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Genoa
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Rome
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
Cagliari
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Casablanca
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
Kallo
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Copenhagen
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
Miami
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Bucharest
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Genoa
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
Genoa
Dam of Genoa, Third Valico and motorway grate-points out-are essential works
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
Milan
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
August
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
Hilden
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Nola
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
Milan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Hvidovre
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Rome
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
Singapore
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
Rome
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Trieste
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
Hamburg
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
Ravenna
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Milan
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Genoa
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Athens
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
Barcelona
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Dalian
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
Hamilton
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Milan
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Holzwickede
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Dénia
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
Genoa
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Amsterdam
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Cagliari
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
Genoa
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
Genoa
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Hamilton
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
Genoa
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
Reflights
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
PORTS
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
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MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
Rostock
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
Genoa
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
Oslo
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
Hamburg
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Rome
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
Genoa
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Rome
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Tokyo
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
Ravenna
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
Ravenna
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
Memphis
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
Genoa
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Ancona
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Rome
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
Tokyo
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Rome
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
Geneva
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Marseille
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
Livorno
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Montreal
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
Genoa
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Trieste
Report on work in liguri ports
Genoa
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Arezzo
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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