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February 13, 2012
Sched Netweb site
  • Asia-USWC rate up 0.3pc to US$1,824/FEU, Asia-Med off 2pc to $758/TEU
  • CMA CGM ups Africa rates while MSC increases Adriatic-Red Sea rate in March
  • US January boxed imports rise 13.4pc from December, up 5.8pc year on year
  • Hamburg levies 15pc ice-tug surcharge as arctic weather grips Europe
  • Chongqing-Xinjiang-Europe rail service to extend to Antwerp in 2012
  • North Carolina container volume up 11.2pc to 287,467 TEU in 2011
  • Western Med port volume growth slows as eurozone crisis dampens demand
  • Savannah River's dredging project receives US$2.5 million funding
  • Consultant: Port of Authority of New York and New Jersey 'dysfunctional'
  • Aramex profit up 4pc to US$57.5 million, revenue rises 16pc in 2011
  • Four-day French air strike over, but pilots warn of more strikes to come
  • EVA Air and China Airlines announce nine month profit decline 2011
  • Lufthansa Cargo volumes decline 11.4pc in January to 122,000 tons
  • From South America and Africa with rosy Valentine love by Lufthansa
  • Korean Air sees freight losses ahead, but continues to expand capacity
  • Yangzhou Taizhou airport, previously Suzhong Airport, opens in April

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Baltic index reverses trend to go north
  • CSL delivers 3rd PSV in current fiscal
  • Japan shipmakers join hands to brave Korean, Chinese rivals
  • Maersk launches corporate film highlighting activities/accolades
  • MOL testing technology to eliminate particulate emissions
  • AMTOI, Port of Antwerp ink MoU to facilitate enhanced logistics cooperation
  • Cochin Port likely to commission tea trade centre at Willingdon Island
  • JNPT Chairman conferred 'Leadership & Excellence' award
  • ICD-Sanand clears & delivers first-ever reefer import box
  • January truck rentals up 2.5-3 pc on trunk routes
  • Prioritise dedicated freight corridor project: PM
  • ' plunges to lowest in 9 weeks
  • Forex reserves drop to $295 bn
  • Gold import bill may zoom to $ 100 bn by 2015-16: Assocham
  • India Inc seeks reduced corporate tax rates
  • India's sovereign rating at risk, warns S&P
  • AEL sees improved net sales in Q3, nine months
  • IMF deflates global growth forecast, warns of recession
  • Update your Data on Foreign Trade Policy, Customs Law & Exchange Control Regulations-Part-2
  • Holleman overcomes challenges in big tank movement
  • Seven Seas Shipping moves heavy lifts across from Spain to Jordan

International Transport Journalweb site
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
  • Southwest Airlines to open Atlanta cargo terminal
    The US carrier, Southwest Airlines, will open a 2,600 sqm cargo facility at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on 12 February. The launch of this facility coincides w...
  • Swiss WorldCargo to serve Beijing
    Commencing tomorrow (11 February), Swiss WorldCargo is launching a new daily non-stop flight between Zurich and Beijing. Beijing is the third destination in China served by S...
  • Danish road hauliers ready to conquer Europe with modular road trains
    The Danish trial with modular road trains is a big success. The fact was revealed in a recently published report from the Danish Road Directorate. It shows that modular road trains...
  • Portland connected with Mediterranean through new ships and weekly service
    The US port of Portland (OR) and its terminal operator ICTSI Oregon Inc recently welcomed a newly expanded containership service offered by the German carriers Hapag-Lloyd an...
  • BNSF announces USD 3.9 billion capital commitment programme
    BNSF Railway Company (BNSF), one of North America's leading freight transportation companies, announced a planned 2012 capital commitment programme of approximately USD 3.9 billion...
  • Freightliner named as the UK's best performing rail operator
    Freightliner has been officially announced as the most reliable rail freight operator in the UK. The "Golden Whistles" award is presented to the most reliable and punctua...
  • New efforts to improve road safety in Ireland
    The Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI) has signed the European Road Safety Charter to promote safe driving. The association hopes that the charter will help commercial ve...
  • Deutsche Post DHL's new board member starting in May
    Angela Titzrath will become group board member for personnel and labor at Deutsche Post DHL on 1 May. Titzrath has held a number of executive positions in the Daimler Group over th...
  • Brit Insurance strengthens logistics profile
    Brit Insurance has appointed industry specialist Bob Clarkson to be its senior marine hull underwriter. He will work closely with Simon Stonehouse, Anthony Forsyth and John Higham....
  • Hactl celebrates B747-8F with customer IAG Cargo
    Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) - the leading air cargo terminal operator at the world's No. 1 cargo airport - has joined customer IAG Cargo, through its brand Britis...
  • Pusan port to build huge logistics centre
    The port of Pusan (South Korea) is building a gigantic, 20 million sqm distribution park. The ambitious project within the grounds of Pusan New Port is slated to go into full servi...
  • Group7's CO2 calculator certified by TÜV Süd
    Group7, a German logistics company based in Schwaig, near Munich, has developed a CO2 calculator that delivers reliable emission values, according to the technical service corporat...
  • Hellmann UK announces partnership with Itella Logistics
    Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK has announced a new partnership with Itella Logistics in Scandinavia. Commencing immediately, the new partnership will see round-trip trailers runni...
  • Kerry Logistics starts third phase expansion at Kerry Siam Seaport in Thailand
    Kerry Logistics has begun the third expansion phase of its facility at Kerry Siam Seaport (KSSP) in Laem Chabang (Thailand). Completion is slated for Q4/2012. Growing demand at KSS...

Marine Logweb site
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
  • Kvichak Marine awarded ferry contract
  • STX Marine adds two new members to Ottawa team
  • Wärtsilä and MAN Diesel & Turbo start next phase of HERCULES program
  • American Salvage Association members to bid for removal of Costa Concordia
  • Forland orders new Havila 857 design subsea vessel
  • Danish Yachts building carbon fiber SWATH for wind farm service role
  • Name change for Cape Town shipyard

World Wide Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
  • NW marine terminal group elects slate of officers for 2012
  • Jensen nets design contract for new San Francisco fireboat
  • Sea-Tac Airport starting traveler rewards program
  • APL plans to shut down US container chassis fleet
  • US rail freight traffic posts gains during week

Lloyd's Listweb site
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
  • Insurers question whether Asian players can plug sanctions gap
    Shipowners that continue to trade with Iran will struggle to secure cover
  • Kevin O'Hara returns to AMA Capital Partners
    Advisory and finance boutique hopes to capitalise on banking relationships as it scouts distressed business
  • Suezmax standoff in West Africa ends in victory for charterers
    March deals to match level set by ExxonMobil
  • Six HCI Capital single-ship companies go broke
    Product and chemical tankers managed by Hellespont are subject of insolvency filing at Bremen district court
  • Capesize rates set to rebound in late February
    But profitable rates remain elusive, say brokers
  • Attempted piracy attacks climb 170% in January
    Reports of increased Somali mothership activity suggest level of crime will be maintained over coming months
  • Ocean Rig to build five drillships for Petrobras
    Brazil energy giant agrees 15-year charters
  • The big fight: Vale vs China
    Asia's dragon economy is squaring up to the Brazilian mining giant in a battle that is set to run and run
  • Long jail terms in Junior cocaine smuggling case
    Greek owner already sentenced to life, but ratings acquitted
  • Don't be cheap: save Maritime Chirp
    Safety programme's £200,000 annual budget falls victim to government cuts
  • Expect the unexpected
    It is at times like this that fortunes can be lost, or made by those with sufficient savvy and deep enough pockets
  • Global Ports eyes growth in Russia's container sector
    London listing raises $530m and secures access to capital markets for box terminal operator
  • FTA launches free service to advise on rail and water freight
    Mode Shift Centre to link with and expand the continuing work of Freight by Water
  • Antwerp port publishes first sustainability report
    Sustainability report is the end result of a year's work by several groups to reconcile 'the three Ps'.
  • Warming waters cool the tanker market
    Global warming means ice-classed vessels will become less useful
  • OSG suspends dividends as top hedge fund piles in
    Sources claim many of the company's ships are about to switch class
  • Hercules project aims to cut ship fuel consumption and emissions
    Europe's longest-running engine efficiency project starts third phase
  • Chinese foreign trade falls for first time in two years
    But crude oil imports reach record level in same month
  • South Sudan's oil to stay off the market for 2012
    Further oil supply concerns set to keep bunker fuel costs high
  • Washington freezes assets of Tidewater Middle East
    Company is a major player in Iranian box and bulk businesses
  • US sanctions against Iran could set their sights on IG reinsurance
    Insurers could become the next target as Washington puts the squeeze on Tehran
  • Duisport posts 10% increase in box throughput
    Port handled 2.3m teu last year
  • Namura Shipbuilding offers brighter profits outlook
    Japanese yard cuts costs amid falling sales
  • Dire straits
    Few will miss the cross-Channel rate wars
  • Sevan and Teekay FPSO deal faces new delays
    Finance needed for Sevan Voyageur upgrade
  • APL to outsource US box trailer fleet
    Carriers pool equipment to cut costs
  • DP World turns to bankers for help with $1.5bn credit repayment
    Debt paydown talks come in wake of $2.4bn project finance deal to fund ports giant's London Gateway box terminal

Fairplayweb site
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
  • FSL wants tankers back
    SINGAPORE'S FSL Trust told embattled Berlian Laju Tanker today it wants three leased vessels back
  • IEA cuts forecast again
    THE IEA today further pared its outlook for global oil demand growth in 2012, to just 0.9%
  • Huge eastern Europe sugar duty rise agreed
    RUSSIA, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Ukraine have decided on a huge rise in the minimum duty on imported sugar
  • Rhine links ice up
    LINKS between the River Rhine and Germany's canal network are reportedly being shut today, halting cargoes being transported between industrial sites in the west to Hamburg, Berlin and other cities
  • APL joins phase-out of US chassis
    APL SAID today it will begin phasing out its US fleet of truck chassis used to haul containers
  • Bulker handed back
    AS PRESSURE in the charter market rises, Simeon Palios-led Diana Shipping today announced the early redelivery of one of its Panamaxes
  • Pirates seize bulker
    LIBERIAN-flagged Free Goddess has been hijacked by Somali pirates in the Arabian Sea
  • Richards Bay coal shipments fall
    RICHARDS Bay in January exported about half the coal it shipped in December 2011, as high coal stockpiles in China discouraged shipments
  • STX Pan Ocean increases credit line
    STX PAN Ocean said today two of its substantial shareholders, STX Offshore & Shipbuilding and STX Corporation, would pledge more than 36
  • Back to the brainstorm
    SHIPPING is brainstorming for new sources of finance to replace bank funding, Norton Rose's latest transport survey revealed today
  • Car carrier sector seen braced for double-dip
    A LOW orderbook-to-fleet ratio for ro-ros means that car carriers would hold up in a double-dip recession, a report has determined
  • LNG charter rates hit peak
    SPOT RATES for LNG carriers continuing to climb today, with the cold snap in Europe and East Asia raising LNG demand amid tight vessel supply
  • Chemical rates keep firm
    CHEMICAL demand has softened since the Lunar New Year, but brokers told Fairplay today high bunker prices have prevented a big drop in rates
  • Pricier bunkers spur March VLCC bookings
    CHARTERERS of VLCCs with early March stems have started booking tonnage, as a $10 increase in Fujairah bunker prices is sparking anxiety
  • Humpuss unit bankrupt
    SINGAPORE'S High Court has declared bankrupt the Singapore subsidiary of Indonesia's PT Humpuss Intermoda Transportasi Tbk

The Journal of Commerceweb site
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
  • ILA Hits NY-NJ Terminals With Mass Grievances
    An International Longshoremen's Association local headed by one of ILA President Harold Daggett's sons has bombarded four New Jersey container...
  • Q&A: Intermodal's Growth, Challenges and Environmental Impact
    JOC Editor Mark Szakonyi reports from Jacksonville, Fla., on discussions during the International Business Conference at the University of North...
  • Freeze Forces Germany to Close Key Shipping Artery
    Germany will shut a canal linking the river Rhine to Hamburg, Europe's second largest container port, late Friday night as...
  • FDA Blocks More Orange Juice Shipments
    Federal regulators found an illegal fungicide in three additional shipments of imported orange juice, bringing the total number ofshipments stopped...
  • Trucking, Rail Groups Call 'Truce' Over Big Trucks
    The trucking and rail lobbies are calling a truce in their battle over truck size and weight limits, hoping a...
  • Kintetsu World Express Profit Jumps 16.5 Percent
    Kintetsu World Express, Japan's second-largest international forwarder, posted consolidated net profit of $97.5 million for the first nine months of...
  • Hong Kong Holds Off Memphis as Top Cargo Airport
    Hong Kong International retained its title as the world's largest air cargo gateway in 2011, despite a decline in volume...
  • Freight Rate, Surcharge Update for Week of Feb. 6-10
    Middle East carrier Emirates Shipping Line will apply a two-phase general rate increase for cargo moving on its Far...
  • US Trade Deficit Hits Six-Month High
    The U.S. trade deficit hit a six-month high in December, as growth in consumer demand and business investment caused imports...
  • APL to Stop Providing Chassis at Ports
    APL will begin phasing out its U.S. fleet of container chassis during the first half of 2012. The...
  • ProLogis Sells 13 Industrial Properties in UK
    ProLogis says its sale of 13 industrial properties in the UK totaling 3.5 million square feet will allow the logistics...
  • Mexico's Bull Rush
    When Honda, Nissan and Mazda announced last year they would build large new automobile plants in central Mexico to supply...
  • All Clear
    "We are all clear, not by a huge margin, but that is what the analysis tells me." That essentially was...
  • Secure Freight
    Companies often seek out reports on some markets or operations to learn things they don't already know. A new report...
  • Weighing Liability Limits
    Q: While researching via the Web, I ran across a question you answered a while ago on liability limits in...
  • Etihad Cargo Revenue Soars 25.7 percent
    Etihad Crystal Cargo is reaping the benefits of added capacity in a growing Middle East air freight market. ...
  • Euroseas Sees Weaker Container Ship Bookings
    Euroseas, the container and dry bulk ship owner, swung to a $1.1 million fourth quarter net profit from a $929,000...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
  • 'People and professionalism' are at our core
    These are two of the main messages to come out of AP Moller Maersk's new USD2.1 million corporate movie, which was shown to an invited audience in London earlier ...
  • DB Schenker to improve UK/Poland rail service
    DB Schenker intends to provide a second weekly service between Barking in the UK and Wroclaw in Poland in September. The current service departs from Wroclaw at ...
  • Greek strike threatens bail-out deal
    A 48-hour strike called from today by Greek trade unions in protest at proposed new austerity measures - including a 20% cut in the minimum wage - could influence ...
  • TSA launches second GRI as rates stabilise on back of volume increase
    Members of the Transpacific Stabilisation Agreement (TSA) are launching a second rate increase of USD300 per 40ft container from March 15 - just as spot ...
  • APM T's Monrovia upgrade programme is ahead of schedule
    APM Terminals (APM T) has announced that its rebuilding and expansion programme for the port of Monrovia, Liberia, is well ahead of the scheduled completion date ...
  • Auckland labour dispute deteriorates
    After last week's vote by 300 dockers at Ports of Auckland [PoA] for a week-long strike commencing February 24, PoA chiefs have vowed to keep the container ...
  • Unifeeder recommends Ust Luga as substitute for St Petersburg
    The strong Siberian winter has now arrived in St. Petersburg inflicting extreme weather conditions. According to weather forecasts, ice density from St. Petersburg ...
  • China's imports tank
    Chinese exports fell by 0.5% last month, compared to January 2011, but imports into the 1.3 billion populated nation declined by a much-bigger-than-expected 15.3%, ...
  • Savannah harbour expansion plan receives cash boost
    The Georgia Ports' Authority (GPA) Savannah Harbour Expansion Project (SHEP) has received a boost after being given an additional USD2.5 million in construction ...
  • South Africa's Zuma addresses infrastructure capacity and pricing
    Ocean carriers, shippers/consignees and the general public are all set to benefit from South African president Jacob Zuma's recent 'state of the nation'. Speaking ...

TradeWindsweb site
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
  • Lundh's chemical coup
    Swedish shipbroker races to cash in on management of small Turkish chemical tankers built on spec during the market boom.
  • RLOG on the up
    Great Lakes bulker specialist predicts another profitable year as expanded fleet lifts bottom line.
  • Full circle for finance man
    Investment banker Kevin O'Hara has rejoined New York boutique firm AMA Capital Partners after seven years.
  • Iran facing shipping squeeze
    Trade dwindling as Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd among those pulling out due to US and EU sanctions.
  • Strike three for Saverys
    Shipowner Marc Saverys continues to sell off stock in shipbroker Clarksons.
  • DSX plays down Daelim drama
    Cargill steps in as South Korean charterer coughs up cash to cover early return of bulker to US-listed owner.
  • Tough end for ASL Marine
    Singapore-listed offshore company sees revenue and earnings sliced by a quarter in the final period of 2011.
  • Dividend chop just the start
    Axing of shareholder payouts at OSG may need to be accompanied by asset sales, analyst says.
  • Peel plots post-panamax port
    Port of Liverpool owner ready to spend £250m on new containership facility at Seaforth.
  • Seabird swoops on contract
    Oslo-listed seismic outfit eases financial troubles with award of $13m deal.
  • GE earnings cut
    Weaker bulker markets in third quarter sees Indian owner's profit chopped, but tankers improve.
  • BLT has some backing
    Creditors are being supportive of Indonesian owner's restructuring efforts, says Kevin Wong.
  • George scores with Petrobras
    Greek magnate George Economou expands his offshore empire after winning a slice of enlarged project with Brazilian powerhouse.
  • Blast from the past
    Former Teekay man Paul Wogan returns to where it all began after taking up a senior role with IPO hopeful GasLog
  • Wallem on banks' speed dial
    Shipmanager one of the few not in a meeting when the banks come calling.

American Shipper - Ocean newsweb site
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
  • TSA lines seek 'meaningful recovery' in spring rates
  • APL phases out U.S. chassis fleet
  • Grimaldi adds ship, splits Central Express
  • Hamburg Süd, CCNI launch PACE
  • Lines slow Europe-West Africa loop, add Amsterdam
  • Asia-Europe volume rose 3% in 2011
  • Importer pays $1 million for mislabeling fish
  • OHL pays $1 million for air cargo security violations
  • APL-MOL increase capacity on Balboa feeder
  • 1 million container trackers installed by 2016

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
  • Bunker prices mostly firm as week ends
    Trading was busy on the US Gulf, according to players.
  • Greek operator to take delivery of 'environmentally friendly' VLCC
    Measures to reduce fuel consumption include propeller efficiency technology and a copolymer-based coating never before used on a VLCC.
  • EPA allows for coal ash discharge permit application
    One of the options set to be studied this summer is converting the SS Badger to LNG instead of coal.
  • India seeks 'declared goods' status for bunker fuel
    'Declared goods' status will ensure uniform tax rate across Indian provinces.
  • Price movements mixed across Europe
    Hamburg deliveries still being disrupted by ice.
  • Prices mixed in Fujairah and South Africa
    Cape Town IFO deliveries available for supply up to and including February 24
  • Technology essential in helping fleet meet ECA requirements
    Government is investing in technology as switching to low sulphur fuel 'will be very costly,' Sustainable Shipping and Bunkerworld learns.
  • Work begins on BFC bunker barge
    Vessel will be last in a series of four.
  • Engine builders aim for 'near-zero emissions'
    Wartsila and MAN Diesel & Turbo enter phase three of HERCULES project.
  • High bunker prices stifling growth
    Indian shipping company drops plans to expand fleet.
  • Premiums slipping for fuel oil cargoes
    Indian refineries sell 380 cSt product for March loading at weaker prices.
  • Singapore prices soften but other markets firm
    Supplies of bunker fuels largely fine at major Asian ports on Friday.
  • Chemoil non-executive directors resign
    Representatives of Itochu Corporation, formerly the second largest shareholder in Chemoil, have resigned.
  • LNG could become 'dominant' fuel source for ships
    LNG 'one of the most promising new technologies for shipping,' says GL's head of environmental research.
  • TSA carriers seek 'meaningful' rate recovery
    Plans a second rate adjustment ahead of the annual contract talks in bid to restore revenues.
  • LNG has future in bunkering, says survey
    97.5% of LNG professionals surveyed says LNG will 'come to fruition' as fuel for ships.
  • Filipino shipowners 'support' of IMO's enivronmental goals
    Climate change 'concerns not only the shipping industry,' says FSA chairman.
  • Chemoil selects tax processing softwares
    FuelQuest softwares to help drive operational consistency and provides a better quality of service, says Chemoil.
  • Americas bunker market surges
    Trend in line with Europe and the Middle East.

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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
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Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
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MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› 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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