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February 17, 2012
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Tanker fleet set to grow 6%, rates seen staying low
    The supply of crude oil tankers is expected to grow by 6 per cent this year and daily rates are seen staying low due to oversupply and slack demand, shipping industry association Bimco said on Wednesday.
  • 25-year-low charter rates put squeeze on ship owners
    Companies hiring ships to haul coal and other raw materials are adding to financial pressure on vessel owners by taking advantage of the lowest charter costs in a quarter of a century, according to Precious Shipping pcl.

Sched Netweb site
  • HK down 6pc in January to 2 million TEU, Singapore rises 5.2pc
  • CSAV suffers loss of US$1.24 billion in 2011, $380 million in last quarter
  • US import cargo volume to fall 6.8pc in February, but upturn signalled
  • Ron Widdows to become new CEO of Hamburg's Rickmers Group from April
  • Chongqing container volume increases 7.6pc in January to 60,400 TEU
  • Eastbound transpacific container capacity continue to hold steady
  • EU bans business with Tidewater, Iran's big container terminal operator
  • IMB: Steer clear of Nigerian coast, 2 shot dead trying to reach citadel
  • Box ship captain, two crewmen charged with illegal weapons in Mombasa
  • Parent company, major shareholders find Zim US$100 million bailout
  • Port of Hamburg container volume up 14.2pc to 9 million TEU in 2011
  • Asian shippers voice 'deep dissatisfaction' over claims processing: poll
  • CEVA expands LCL service lanes from Houston to Singapore
  • EU carbon tax foes to meet in Moscow to fight emissions trading scheme
  • FAA to formulate regulations governing use of drones in US airspace
  • US Government Accountability chief doubts 100pc box screening possible

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Delta Conship honoured for service excellence
  • APM Terminals CEO Kim Fejfer sees opportunity in India
  • APSEZ awarded KPT's Tekra-Tuna dry bulk terminal
  • Regulations in PPP important, JNP Dy Chairman tells conference
  • SC quashes KoPT notification on Port limit extension
  • Indian air cargo market set to soar in coming years
  • DoS issues orders for 9.15 lakh t sugar exports
  • Did sliding steer export growth?

International Transport Journalweb site
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
  • Ansaldo STS awarded contract in UAE
    Spain-based Ansaldo STS has been awarded a contract by the Italo-Indian joint venture created by Saipem-Tecnimont-Dodsal for the system integration of the newly constructed Shah-Ha...
  • Russian Railways' network moves 1.2 billion t
    Russian Railways reported that 105.5 million tons of freight was hauled in its network in December 2011, an increase of 5.2% compared to the same month in 2010. Freight turnover in...
  • Cargoline defying hackers
    Cargoline has become the first general cargo alliance to implements the ISO/IEC 27001 information security system. The programme is ISO/IEC 27001 certified and should provide perma...
  • Kögel expands service network in Denmark
    Kögel, one of the leading trailer manufacturers in Europe, has comprehensively expanded its service network in Denmark. Three additional service partners, namely KLC, Jysk Lastvog...
  • Lan Cargo: promising start to 2012
    Lan Airlines and its subsidiaries, one of the leading air carriers in Latin America, reported its preliminary monthly traffic statistics for January 2012 compared to January 2011. ...
  • NIIT Technologies implements cargo management system at Vietnam's largest airport
    NIIT Technologies Ltd, a global IT solutions provider based in New Delhi, has successfully implemented its Cargo Operations Intelligent System2 (COSYS), a complete cargo management...
  • duisport set new container handling record in 2011
    Duisburg's Rhine ports noted a 10% increase in throughput to 125.6 million t in 2011 (2010: 114 million t). The German service provider duisport set a new record by lifting 64 mill...
  • New vessel for Transbox/Rhinecontainer
    Transbox, a subsidiary of the Dutch shipping service provider Rhinecontainer BV, began to deploy the new 268 teu ship "FSaron" (135 m x 11.45 m) on the Rotterdam-Antwerp-...
  • K Line - change of executive officers
    The Japanese shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd (K Line) decided to change some of its executive officers at a recent board meeting. With effect from 1 July, the current ma...
  • Severe cargo shrinkage at Hong Kong's AAT
    Hong Kong's Asia Airfreight Terminal Co Ltd (AAT) reported that its January 2012 tonnage throughput amounted to 50,781 t, a drop of 16% compared with the same period last year. Exp...
  • Logwin operating new spare parts warehouse for German car maker
    Logwin, an international logistics service provider based in Grevenmacher (Luxembourg), started operations at a new spare parts warehouse for the German car manufacturer BMW in aut...
  • Gebrüder Weiss ventures into Georgian market
    The Austrian logistics service provider Gebrüder Weiss has opened for business in Tiflis (Georgia), with immediate effect. The global transport and logistics company has founded a ...
  • Broekman Group develops steel solution for maritime transport users
    The Broekman Group has initiated a new business entity for the maritime industry and transport users in the steel and dry cargo sector. Broekman Chartering & Brokering now arra...
  • New CEO of Rickmers Holding and Rickmers-Linie
    Jan B Steffens is set to step down from the positions of CEO of Rickmers Holding and CEO of Rickmers-Linie by 31 March 2012. He will continue to serve on the Rickmers Group advisor...

Marine Logweb site
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
  • Hornbeck Offshore reports strong fourth quarter

World Wide Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
  • Port Tracker report predicts box moves will drop this month
  • Titan nets Navy contract for salvage/engineering support
  • Coast Guard marks opening of new North Bend, Or. facility
  • Federal Maritime Commission releases EU exemption study
  • TOP Ships trimming board to reduce company's expenses

Lloyd's Listweb site
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
  • Loss of Qatar's LNG would have world-wide effects
    Countries importing liquefied natural gas are critically dependent on the stability of all exports, not just those that use the Strait of Hormuz
  • Is STX OSV ripe for the picking?
    Singapore-listed shipbuilder could be a juicy acquisition, but who will pluck it?
  • IHC Merwede eyes Jaya Holdings' shipyards
    Improving stock prices make it more likely that a Jaya stake will be sold
  • The Baltic Dry what?
    Righting the shipping industry's Wikipedia wrongs
  • Results are a mess of our own making
    Shipping can rise from the doldrums only if it learns from past mistakes
  • Goldenport takes control of German feeder vessel
    Latest acquisition is well-priced, says Greek owner
  • Jack-up drills test near-term highs
    Seadrill lands a clutch of fixtures at improved rates
  • The strength of Hercules
    Offshore player concentrates on shallow-water drilling units
  • Noble weighs spinning off jack-up rigs
    A spin-off, or another form of asset disposition, if timed right, would have the potential to bring in outsized amounts of cash
  • Dry bulk owners should hold off ordering even if yards drop prices
    Safe Bulkers chief says newbuilding values will stay low for some time, so companies should order later in the downturn
  • Congressional antitrust hearings could begin next month
    No plans in Europe to turn back the clock
  • FMC study set to reignite box line antitrust debate
    Research shows US trades not disadvantaged by European Union regulatory reform
  • Sitting on the fence
    FMC study offers ammunition to reformers and to their opponents
  • Credit Suisse upgrades DP World from neutral to outperform
    Global port group's target share price raised by 18% to $14.7o
  • Supramax owners hope for March market rebound
    Atlantic decline halts as Pacific rates grow on fewer ships
  • Indian fishermen shot dead by Italian anti-piracy team
    Conflicting reports after tanker incident off Kerala
  • Hajioannou says Vale transhipment hub does not make financial sense
    Safe Bulkers chief tells analysts that such a move would be positive for the capesize market
  • Enrica Lexie guards and officers not immune from criminal or civil law
    Murder charges are possible, say legal sources
  • LPG seaborne trade to top 100m tonnes in 2013
    Butane and propane to lead growth, with VLGCs forecast to earn $1m a month in two years' time
  • Product tankers drive Navios growth strategy
    Company pays dividend on profitable quarter but puts growth first
  • Los Angeles posts record January volumes as Long Beach slips
    Chinese new year helps LA to notch up 5.8% rise to just under 699,000 teu, but hinders its neighbour
  • Vale iron ore sales to Asia boost dry bulk tonne-mile demand
    China, Japan and South Korea account for 60% of Brazilian miner's ferrous sales in 2011
  • HMM sues Grand China over charter hire arrears in new US suit
    Box company targets parent company HNA in $19.7m claim
  • SkySails sacks half its staff as wind propulsion fails to fly
    Hamburg firm has sold barely 10 kites
  • Antwerp and Rotterdam beset by strikes
    Mega-hubs face disruption as pilots and dock workers attack Belgian and Dutch changes in national pension rules
  • CSA unyielding in Vale ban
    Industry group to monitor movements of valemaxes and talk to Chinese ports and steel mills
  • Marsh joins forces with Sami to release PMSC package
    Broker is first of four to receive private maritime security industry endorsement
  • Robbery incidents up in Southeast and South Asia in January
    ReCAAP reports one attempted pirate attack
  • Torm passes deadline on debt talks
    Ailing tanker company is looking for another extension on suspension of debt payments
  • US box imports forecast to rise in first half of 2012
    Industry estimates bullish on improved economic outlook

Fairplayweb site
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
  • Liner probe detects little harm
    REPEAL of the EU liner conference block exemption has had little if any impact on US box rates, concludes an FMC report released today
  • CSAV attains capital goal
    CHILEAN liner CSAV today confirmed that it has completed its capital-raising programme and successfully hit its target of $1.2Bn
  • Frangou keeps buying
    NYSE-listed Navios Acquisition today announced quarterly profits and the acquisition of three more MR2 product tanker newbuildings
  • BIMCO: despite caution, ship lending increased
    LENDERS have become more cautious on shipping finance, yet their top 20 actually increased such financing last year, BIMCO said today
  • Algoma smiles times four
    ALGOMA Central's takeover last year of ships from long-time business partner Upper Lakes today sweetened Algoma's bottom line
  • SCI net falls 40%
    HIGH SPENDING on operations and a drop in freight rates led to Shipping Corp of India today to post a 40% drop in net profits year on year
  • AP's profits plummet
    CROATIA'S Atlantska Plovidba said today its net profits dropped 63% last year from 2010 results
  • TORM predicts another renewal from banks
    TORM, the Danish product tanker and drybulk carrier operator, said today it expects another extension of a temporary agreement with its banks
  • Vale shifts to transhipment
    BRAZILIAN iron-ore giant Vale has reported lower profits than expected and emphasised transhipment strategies for China deliveries
  • US box imports seen growing, but slowly
    US BOX imports are expected to fall 6.8% in February, as forecasters continue to take a guarded outlook on 2012 growth
  • Capesizes face slow recovery
    CAPESIZES in the Pacific began the week well, with Australian miners taking bulkers again, but brokers told Fairplay today owners playing catch-up are holding up recovery
  • Pools prop up VLCCs
    BROKERS told Fairplay today that pooled VLCCs are helping to push freight rates up
  • Europe presses for stricter ship fuel limits
    EUROPEAN Parliament members today pressed for even stricter limits on sulphur content in maritime fuel than mandated by the IMO
  • Olympic labours to fix UK ferry berth crack
    URGENT repairs are being carried out on a ferry berth wall at Weymouth Harbour, a 2012 Olympic site, the English port told Fairplay today
  • Adaro raises coal output
    MALAYSIAN bank CIMB expects Indonesia's second-biggest thermal coal producer Adaro Energy to increase output this year after it delivered a better year-on-year performance than expected for 2011

The Journal of Commerceweb site
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
  • FDA Blocks More Orange Juice Imports
    Federal regulators are still squeezing orange juice imports, stopping shipments at the U.S. border or ports and testing samples for...
  • Moody's Raises Swift Transportation Rating
    Moody's Investors Service boosted its outlook for Swift Transportation to positive from stable as the nation's largest truckload carrier rebuilds...
  • Rhode Island Study Urges Maritime, Breakbulk Development
    A study by a Rhode Island legislative commission said development of auto import-export cargo, offshore wind farms, container feeder services...
  • California 3PL Opens Charleston Transload Center
    Logistics provider Performance Team is opening a container transloading facility at the Port of Charleston to transload cargo from ocean...
  • Central Freight Lines to Test Natural Gas Trucks
    Southwestern less-than-truckload carrier Central Freight Lines will test 15 natural gas-powered Class 8 Peterbilt tractors in Houston and Galveston, Texas....
  • EU Liner Conference Ban Didn't Hurt US Shippers, Study Says
    U.S. shippers have been relatively unaffected by the European Union's 2008 decision to outlaw liner conferences, according to a two-year...
  • Transport Industry Fights N.J. Employee-Driver Bills
    Industry groups including shippers and trucking companies are urging New Jersey legislators to reject union-backed bills that would require owner-operators...
  • CSAV Completes $1.2 Billion Capital Increase
    Chilean carrier CSAV has issued $412 million in new stock to complete a $1.2 million capital increase that is a...
  • St. Lawrence Seaway Expects Strong 2012 Traffic
    St. Lawrence Seaway officials expect strong traffic in the 2012 navigation season, starting March 22, as foreign demand for North...
  • Port of Long Beach Container Trade Falls 3.9 Percent
    The Port of Long Beach began 2012 on a down note, with containerized imports in January declining 5.5 percent and...
  • Hamburg Port Boosts Container Traffic 14.2 Percent
    The port of Hamburg boosted container traffic 14.2 percent in 2011 from a year ago, consolidating the port's position as...
  • VPA, MSC Offer Through Service to Richmond
    Mediterranean Shipping began offering a bill of lading for both imports and exports to and from the Port of Richmond,...
  • MSC Rethinks Antwerp Port Presence as Strike Continues
    Mediterranean Shipping Co. said it is reconsidering its operations at the Port of Antwerp as a pilot strike paralyzes shipping...
  • Global Economy on the Mend, Says Survey
    A quarterly global survey says the world's economic climate has begun to improve after two quarters of decline but remains...
  • Asia-Europe Spot Rates Resume Their Fall
    Spot freight rates on the westbound Asia-Europe trade dropped by 3.2 percent this week from the week before as the...
  • Shipping Corporation of India Profit Down 40 Percent
    Shipping Corporation of India's third quarter net profit fell 40 percent from a year ago to $15.12 million, as the...
  • Star Reefers Swings to $124 Million Loss in 2011
    Star Reefers swung to a $124 million net loss in 2011 from an $89,000 profit a year ago, as the...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
  • Transnet responds to South Africa regulators' tariff cut
    Transnet, which controls Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), has responded in a positive and collaborative manner to the regulator's decision to suspend its ...
  • BIMCO believes container shipping will remain pressurised
    In its latest report on the container shipping market, BIMCO has suggested that weak demand, compounded by continuing levels of overcapacity will continue to pressurise ...
  • NPA to use NIM for training staff
    The Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) is to use the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) to help train its staff. The move reflects the authority's desire to have ...
  • Italy and the Netherlands slide into recession
    With the debt crisis in Europe threatening a contagion impact on weak southern eurozone states should a bail-out deal for beleaguered Greece not be forthcoming ...
  • Stronger transpac volumes forecast by Port Tracker
    Import cargo volume at the US' major retail container ports is expected to be down 6.8% in February from the same month a year ago - but should show year-over-year ...
  • Renault opens new assembly plant in Tanger Med
    Renault has just opened a car assembly plant in Tanger Med that promises to inject new life into the Moroccan gateway. It has an initial annual capacity of 170,000 ...
  • Dublin exports up, but boxes down
    Exports through Ireland's state-owned Dublin Port Company [DPC] increased by 2.8% in 2011, versus the previous year, to 11.5 million tonnes, as imports declined ...
  • Matson's 2011 profit hit by 'difficult' transpac
    US Jones Act carrier Matson has seen its operating profit slump for 2011 - with a major factor being 'competitive pricing pressure' in the transpacific trade.Its ...
  • Indian ports struggle to match nation's growth
    Indian exports rose 10.1% year-on-year in January to USD25.4 billion, with imports to the 1.2 billion populated country soaring by 20.3% to USD40.1 billion, reflecting ...
  • CSAV reduces losses
    CSAV continued to haemorrhage money in Q4 11, but at a much slower pace than in the previous three quarters. The carrier's revenue fell by 42.8% compared to Q3 ...

TradeWindsweb site
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
  • Pdvsa sails to Syria
    Venezuelan oil giant risks political backlash as product carrier nears shores of war-torn Syria.
  • Cruise safety in IMO sights
    Koji Sekimizu plans new international initiative after Costa Concordia tragedy.
  • Top shipping news on an app
    Keep up with the latest shipping industry news with TradeWinds' new Apple and Android apps.
  • Scorpio eyes replacements
    US-quoted owner lining up order and chartered-in tonnage as it prepares to part ways with products carriers, sources say.
  • Wells lifts TNK to 'outperform'
    Analyst urges clients to snap up shares of Teekay Tankers in anticipation of 'transformative' acquisition transaction.
  • Pre-crash rates in sight
    DVB predicts earnings of $1m per month could be touched in 2013 as VLGCs lead LPG recovery.
  • Farstad triples earnings
    Karl-Johan Bakken-led offshore owner sees big upswing in fourth quarter earnings and eyes improved rates in 2012.
  • HMM joins Grand China bout
    Hyundai Merchant asks US judge to freeze embattled Asian bulker operator's Alabama assets as it chases $20m claim.
  • Lemos stalwart Lyristis dies
    Sixty-year veteran of London-Greek owner died last night, the company says.
  • Frangou adds MR2 trio
    Angeliki Frangou-led Navios Acquisition chalks up three products tanker newbuildings in South Korea.
  • Oceanteam weaker in Q4
    Norwegian offshore construction outfit's net profit dips in the final quarter because of tax man.
  • Get serious on scrap front
    Tanker market malaise requires owners to follow the Japanese example, Arctic says.
  • Strong finish from Hornbeck
    New York-listed owner tops the street in Q4 to end loss-making year on a high.
  • Tanker in death drama
    Two Indian fishermen shot after armed guards on Italian ship mistook them for pirates.
  • HRG suffers in the fourth
    Norwegian ferry and cruiseship operator counts the cost of Nordlys tragedy.
  • Solvtrans nets a profit
    Fish carrier owner sees its bottom line drift from red to black in the final three months of 2011.
  • Big John cools KLC battle
    John Fredriksen's Golden Ocean reaches truce with Korea Line in long-running charter dispute.

American Shipper - Ocean newsweb site
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
  • C-TPAT to be recast as 'all-threats' program
  • FMC: U.S. shippers not harmed by EU law change
  • CMA CGM boosts rates on eastbound TP, other trades
  • MSC raises Far East/Caribbean-Central America rates
  • Emirates hikes Mideast/East Africa rates
  • Port truckers in Seattle end protest
  • U.S., EU seal organic food trade
  • Elemica launches TMS
  • A2b, Kigo lace tighter together
  • Ryder names Sanchez president

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
  • US to target black carbon
    As the IMO looks to tackle the problem of soot, Hillary Clinton announces plans for a new initiative aimed at reducing short-lived climate pollutants.
  • Bunker prices firming in European ports
    Tight avails in Rotterdam for prompt deliveries.
  • IFO prices unchanged in Fujairah
    Middle East sees little movement.
  • Reilly says Chemoil looking to grow in Singapore
    Declines to confirm reports that Itochu has sold its shares in the company.
  • Singapore bunker players see premiums fall
    Bunker suppliers clearing their term barrels at a loss.
  • Environmental groups applaud vote in favour of cleaner ship fuels
    MEP have not, however, approved proposals to improve enforcement by requiring a minimum amount of inspections.
  • Fuel oil stocks remain above 19 million barrels
    Stock levels have been boosted by record arbitrage volumes.
  • European MEPs vote for stricter sulphur regulations
    Committee wants draft legislation to go further than EC proposal and IMO regulations, expanding sulphur emission control zones in Europe.
  • Golden Ocean eyes 'fuel-efficient assets' acquisition
    Existing fleets of vessels 'not the prime target' for acquisitions, it says.
  • Asian IFO prices lack direction
    Average demand at Asian bunker hubs on Thursday.
  • KPI Bridge Oil sues BLT over $2.2 million unpaid bunker bills
    Alleges that the Indonesian shipping firm has 'failed, neglected and/or refused' to pay on 17 bunker contracts.
  • Bunker barge avails 'improving' in Western Japan
    Local traders see 'less delay' in bunker delivery schedules.
  • South China fuel oil imports to rise 18% in February
    Bonded bunker players replenish their stocks.
  • Fuel pumping ops on Costa Concordia 'progressing well'
    Salvors emptying fuel from the first six tanks of the stricken cruise ship, says port authority.
  • Chemoil sees growth from diversification
    New businesses account for 'substantial part of volume growth' in 2011.

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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
DATABASE
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ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
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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