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14:30 GMT+2
January 20, 2012
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Charterers stop covering cost of moving ships for loading
    Shipowners are paying as much as US$50,000 a day for fuel to get vessels that haul dry-bulk commodities to cargo-loading ports as customers stop covering those costs amid a glut of carriers, shipbrokers said, which could lead to ships being anchored rather than being kept in service.
  • Cruise lines use law and contracts to limit liability
    The wreck of the Costa Concordia has attracted those habitual companions of disaster: lawyers.

Sched Netweb site
  • Grand China Shipping scraps Shanghai-Japan SNS shuttle service
  • Year end rate hike surge steadies following Chinese New Year re-stocking
  • Hutchison told to back off on legal challenges by British shipping minister
  • Royal Navy, US Navy choppers fire strafing rounds to capture 13 pirates
  • Singapore's total trade grows 5.9pc in December
  • Amsterdam's 2011 cargo ups 3pc, but boxes drops 28pc
  • Agility sees the future for logistics in BRIC nations
  • Hactl handles 2.7 million tonnes in 2011, down 6.2pc year on year
  • Cargolux adds third weekly Luxembourg-Indianapolis pharma flight
  • Alaska minus-60C temperatures too cold for air delivery of vital fuel oil
  • Volga-Dnepr delivers equipment to Vladivostock ahead of APEC Summit

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Aegis Group launches marine products division
  • Emirates Shipping Line to partner Hapag-Lloyd, RCL in Hyper Galex service
  • Inttra selects Cognizant to improve speed-to-market of ocean shipping e-commerce solutions
  • UK P&I Club takes BowTie approach to risk management
  • Four states line up 10k cr. for port development
  • GMB developing Ghogha-Dahej ro-ro ferry service across Gulf of Cambay
  • Maruti may set up logistics hubs in W. Bengal
  • Ocean Gate Container Terminals CFS celebrates first anniversary
  • Govt doubles import duty on gold, silver
  • Japan keen to invest in road transport, maritime sectors

International Transport Journalweb site
JANUARY 19, 2012
  • Port of Mersin takes delivery of two ZPMC container gantries
    The Turkish Black Sea port of Mersin received two container gantries from the Chinese manufacturer ZPMC. The cranes arrived on board a special heavylift vessel. Mersin port is oper...
  • Gruppe STEF: Laurent Lacotte named commercial director
    The French service provider STEF (formerly known as STEF-TFE) appointed Laurent Lacotte as its commercial director at the beginning of the year. Lacotte, who only joined the compan...
  • Korean Air copies Asiana
    Starting today (19 January), Korean Air is launching a twice weekly service between Seoul and Da Nang, Vietnam's third largest city. This link is the South Korean carrier's third d...
  • AirBridgeCargo adds Chengdu to scheduled network
    AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has commenced scheduled all-cargo services to Chengdu. The thrice weekly service, operated by a B747-400 freighter, adds the capital of Sichuan provin...
  • Network Rail announces framework agreements
    UK-based Network Rail has announced new framework agreements of up to seven years to deliver railway signalling projects worth approximately GBP 1.5 billion (about EUR 1.8 billion)...
  • New Safmarine CEO Grant Daly forms his team
    Shipping company Safmarine has appointed three new senior executives for the newly-established commercial team in Copenhagen. British-born Nick Gough, currently Safmarine's strate...
  • TX Logistik connecting northern Hessen to Italy
    The German service provider TX Logistik has launched a new intermodal rail service connecting Kassel (northern Hessen/Germany) to Verona (Italy). The train runs three times per wee...
  • Malaysia reduces speed limits and restricts the use of freight vehicles
    In Malaysia, the speed limits for federal and state roads will be temporarily reduced by 10 km per hour (kph) from 19-30 January. In conjunction with the coming Chinese New Year ce...
  • Kiel handles more than 6 million t of freight in 2011
    More than 6 million t of freight were loaded and discharged at the port of Kiel (Germany) in 2011. This set a new record and equated to an 8.5% increase over 2010. The growth was p...
  • IRU hosts ECR online complaints desk
    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) is hosting the Euro Control Route (ECR), Disproportionate Fines and Sanctions online complaints desk as a cornerstone of the public-pri...
  • Air Baltic improves punctuality
    In 2011, the Latvian national airline airBaltic improved its 15-minute punctuality rate to 88.6% for flights linking North Hub Riga with destinations in Europe, the Middle East a...
  • Via Mat Artcare and Keller Swiss Group ink cooperation
    Via Mat Artcare AG, an art logistics specialist, and Keller Swiss Group AG, a leading specialist for private and business removals, recently signed a contract to establish a strate...
  • Agility releases second edition of emerging markets index
    Agility and Transport Intelligence launched the second edition of the Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, a measure of how change and instability in the last year affected 41...
  • SDV invests in Fast Overseas (Lebanon) and in Fast France
    After several years of co-operation, SDV International Logistics recently took a minority interest in the Fast Overseas group, present in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Italy. With USD...
  • Airfreight department of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics with new heads
    The German service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics reorganised its airfreight product with effect from 1 January. Benno Nelles, who has been a product manager for Germany at...

Marine Logweb site
JANUARY 19, 2012
  • Rolls-Royce to design and equip seven vessels for Brazilian owner
  • W&O inks U.S. distributorship deal with Pres-Vac
  • Classification societies approve two designs for LNG fueled containerships
  • Ulstein delivers first PSV of new PX121 design

World Wide Shipperweb site
JANUARY 19, 2012
  • Second Foss hybrid tug heading to Long Beach/LA
  • New World Alliance carriers forming new Trans-Atlantic service
  • Railway Supply Institute seeking scholarship applications
  • Seattle harbor delivers over two million TEUs in 2011
  • MOL announces creation of portable liquid-level gauge

Lloyd's Listweb site
JANUARY 19, 2012
  • Will lines find a path back to normality in 2012?
    Carriers must defend market share at any cost
  • Electric cars fail to spark
    Iran and the Middle East still hold the cards when it comes to oil supply
  • Shortsea shipping a pipe dream for US
    Modal shift towards the sea has yielded a mixed bag of successes and failures
  • Why shipping needs to see a shrink
    Reluctance to cut Asia-Europe box capacity sees critics question industry's sanity
  • Asia-Europe shippers feel squeeze from airfreight
    Overcapacity sees freighter operators struggle
  • BP pays premium for product tanker spot market charter
    Fixture cost BP around $5,000 more than similar booking by rival Shell
  • Matrix Oil locks in product tanker for 60 days at $14,500 per day
    Charterer secures vessel on time charter to avoid rising spot rates
  • Seadrill to make early move towards Brazilian spin-off
    Prospectus filed with Brazilian regulators for an initial public offering of shares in new entity
  • Greek aframax is sole tanker to export Syrian oil since start of sanctions
    LLI data shows that despite ban on crude shipments, product tankers and LPG carriers are still calling at Banias as they are outside EU restrictions
  • Exclusive: NITC vows to launch legal challenge to sanctions
    Tanker giant attacks 'baseless and hypothetical allegations'

Fairplayweb site
JANUARY 19, 2012
  • Union: "Investigate before laying blame"
    PASSING the blame for the Costa Concordia tragedy onto the ship's captain could 'obscure important safety lessons', says a UK-based seafarer union
  • US safety review after 'Concordia'
    VESSEL safety and operating standards onboard US cruise ships will be the focus of a US Congressional hearing in February, the US House of Representatives' Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has said
  • Baltic Shipyard runs out of sparks
    BALTIC Shipyard, one of the two ailing St. Petersburg shipyards formerly owned by debt defaulter Sergei Pugachev, says that it is running out of electricity
  • ADF calls for action on sulphur limit
    French shipping companies have called on their government to gather support among other European countries to block the introduction of a 0.1% marine fuel sulphur limit by the International Maritime Organization in northern Europe in 2015
  • NAT prices follow-on
    NYSE-listed Nordic American Tankers today priced a follow-on equity offering to raise funds for fleet growth
  • Maybank predicts Keppel profit rise
    SINGAPORE securities firm Maybank Kim Eng predicts full-year net profit of S$1.48Bn ($1.16Bn) for Keppel Corp, a potential 4.3% y/y increase
  • Chinese bank wins Universal duping case
    SINGAPORE'S High Court has ordered Malaysian palm oil carrier Universal Shipping Group to pay damages of $2.896M for duping China's Bank of Communications (Hangzhou branch)
  • Santos posts strong Q4 figures
    AUSTRALIAN energy companies Woodside and Santos today reported strong revenue for the fourth quarter, despite falls in production
  • Demolition of drybulkers hits high
    THE demolition of drybulk carriers reached a 10-year high in 2011, with 566 ships of 25.47Mdwt scrapped, according to figures from Greece's Allied Shipbroking
  • Panama Canal workers walk out
    LABOURERS of the Consortium Grupo Unidos Por el Canal (GUPC) who work on the construction of the Panama Canal expansion and the third set of locks, have initiated their fourth day of strike
  • Costa Cruises confirms compensation
    Costa Cruises confirmed today that all guests on the tragic Costa Concordia "will receive a refund for the cruise and all material expenses relating to it."
  • Courage Marine offloads Raffles
    TAIWANESE drybulk carrier Courage Marine said today that it has sold 1984-built Handysize bulker Raffles for demolition
  • PTT set to bring forward LNG growth
    THAI oil company PTT is considering bringing forward plans to double capacity at its Map Ta Phut LNG terminal to 10M tonnes/year
  • Local pressure forces Aussie rail rethink
    BHP Billiton said today it has proposed a single rail corridor to the expanding Abbot Point coal port that can accommodate a number of rail lines, after local landowners raised concerns about plans for a multiple corridors
  • CSCL explains on losses
    China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) has announced that the bad world economy, tough competition and a "dramatic increase in the price of oil" has dented a hole in its profits

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JANUARY 19, 2012
  • Army Corps to Fix Mississippi River-Gulf Chokepoint
    The Army Corps of Engineers will begin clearing a chokepoint at the mouth of the Mississippi River that has restricted...
  • Halliburton to Build Sand Terminal in Colorado
    Halliburton plans to build a sand storage facility for the oil and gas industry on a 54-acre site at a...
  • LNG Engine Design for Container Ship Gains Approval
    International classification society Bureau Veritas approved the basic design of an engine for a container ship powered by liquefied natural...
  • China Ban Dampens Port of Virgina Container Growth
    Container throughput in the Port of Virginia in 2011 increased by a slim 1.2 percent year-over-year, as a Chinese ban...
  • Auto Part Imports Rev Up for 25th Straight Month
    Containerized imports of automotive parts rose 16 percent year-over-year in November, the 25th consecutive month of increased volume, PIERS data...
  • US Intermodal Traffic Surges 7.4 Percent
    Intermodal volume hauled by major U.S. railroads surged 7.4 percent year-over-year in the week ending Jan. 14 and skyrocketed 18.2...
  • Port of Oakland Slashes Emissions Up to 50 Percent
    Clean truck programs implemented by the Port of Oakland and the California Air Resources Board have cut harmful diesel emissions...
  • YRC Worldwide Rehires Russell for General Counsel Spot
    YRC Worldwide CEO James Welch is rehiring a former YRC vice president to serve as his top legal officer as...
  • EU Trustbusters Investigate Italian Ferry Takeover
    European Union antitrust regulators are investigating the planned takeover of Tirrenia, the bankrupt state-owned Italian ferry operator, by a consortium...
  • Union Pacific Profit Jumps 18 Percent to $3.3 Billion
    Union Pacific raised its net profit nearly 18 percent in 2011 to $3.3 billion on a 15 percent year-over-year increase...
  • US Cargo Theft Hits Record, Average Value Drops
    The incidence of cargo theft in the U.S. reached a record high last year but the value of the cargo...
  • Charleston Container Traffic Rises 2.4 Percent
    Container traffic at the Port of Charleston rose 2.4 percent year-over-year, pushing up year-end traffic up 1.2 percent as the...
  • Asia-Europe Spot Rates Rise for Fifth Week
    Average spot rates on the Asia-Europe trade lane increased this week for the fifth week in a row, as European...
  • GATX Sees Gain in Profit, Pricing
    Rail equipment provider GATX is showing strong confidence in the U.S. freight market, saying Thursday it expects stronger shipping demand...
  • Increased Security Halved Somali Pirate Hijackings in 2011
    Pre-emptive strikes by international navies and the presence of private armed guards on board ships nearly halved the number of...
  • Maersk Hikes India-Middle East-Europe Rates
    Maersk Line will raise rates on westbound trade from India and the Middle East to North Europe and the Mediterranean,...
  • New World Alliance Begins Third Trans-Atlantic Service
    The New World Alliance, consisting of three Asian ocean container carriers, will begin a service connecting north Europe and the...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JANUARY 19, 2012
  • SISI says container market to grow modestly in 2012
    The Shanghai International Shipping Institute (SISI) believes that shipping markets this year will be affected by what it referred to as an improving economic situation.Its ...
  • INTTRA selects partner to boost shipping customers efficiencies
    New Jersey-headquartered e-commerce solutions provider INTTRA has announced that it will streamline its application development and quality assurance testing to ...
  • TNWA launches new service to capitalise on booming transatlantic
    The New World Alliance (TNWA) - APL Co. Pte Ltd (APL), Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) - has announced the launch of a new transatlantic ...
  • Shareholders acquire more of CSAV cheaply
    CSAV's shareholders contributed another USD659 million to its bail-out fund via a rights issue launched in December. The price paid for the 3,222,357,834 shares ...
  • Bond auctions buck S&P downgrades
    Despite a raft of credit rating downgrades of eurozone states by Standard & Poor's [S&P] last Friday, France and Spain - who both lost credit status ...
  • Somali pirates challenged
    In its latest report the International Chamber of Commerce's [ICC] International Maritime Bureau said that the number of successful hijackings of merchant ships ...
  • LNG gains more credibility
    The future use of liquefied natural gas to power container vessels has gained more credibility with the approval of a 14,000TEU ship design by Bureau Veritas. The ...
  • Davos: Merkel to give opening address
  • Maersk Line ships to get mobile phones
    Maersk Line plans to enable the crews of 80% of its fleet to communicate ashore by mobile phones whilst at sea over the next two years. Approximately 400 vessels ...

TradeWindsweb site
JANUARY 19, 2012
  • RR in Brazilian replay
    Power systems giant secures $36m contract to design and equip offshore support vessels for Brasbunker.
  • Seacor supersizes buybacks
    Diversified US owner rubber stamps plan to splash cash on up to $150m worth of its own shares.
  • Big John blasts NOF board
    John Fredriksen's investment arm takes aim at board of Oslo-quoted drilling company where daughter holds directorship.
  • Seadrill stretch
    John Fredriksen-backed offshore contractor poised to shake another $325m out of Norwegian drillship deal as market tightens.
  • NOCC sheds oldie
    Oslo-listed owner makes good on promise to devote resources to modern tonnage as it offloads 1988-built PCC.
  • Rate drop stings CMB
    Dry downturn bites Compagnie Maritime Belge's bottom line but Bocimar is still upbeat about handysize bulker bet.
  • GATX gains traction
    Great Lakes bulker operator ASC turns in a profit as US-quoted parent warns of mixed results in the year to come.
  • Fuel of the future?
    Two shipbuilding giants reveal LNG-powered vessel designs on the same day.
  • NAT plummets on pricing
    Shares of NYSE-listed owner slip 10% as $82m fundraiser paves the way for purchase of up to three suezmaxes, analysts say.
  • Tanker openings ahead
    Evercore analyst spots investment opportunities in the tanker market but is against any risky bets right now.
  • "Worst" tanker does runner
    Ports on alert as detained chemical carrier Global Star skips UK with 49 safety faults.
  • Antwerp sets new records
    Key Belgian port enjoyed big year for containers and liquid cargoes in 2011.
  • Genco panamax joins GMI
    New York-listed bulker owner finds period work for one of its panamaxes at an index-based rate.
  • Size doesn't matter
    Cruise industry experts defend safety record of giant vessels in wake of Costa Concordia tragegy.
  • Marco gets a new outfit
    Singapore-listed shipbuilder to bank SGD 22.5m for kitting out construction vessel.
  • Dahlman ups Golar rating
    Slumping share price prompts analyst to return a buy tag to John Fredriksen-backed shipowner.
  • Precious sells another?
    The fate of an ABG-built supramax newbuilding remains a mystery as Khalid Hashim-led owner yanks finance.

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JANUARY 19, 2012
  • Crude drops on surging gasoline inventories
    'As long as we don't have a European recession, the market is poised for another run past $104.'
  • Milestone for containerships fuelled by LNG
    Bureau Veritas gives approval in principle for the basic design of a 14,000 twenty foot equivalent unit (TEU) containership.
  • Bunker prices show small movements in Rotterdam, Hamburg
    Weak bunker demand in Rotterdam.
  • Tanker defies detention order after taking on fuel
    UK coastguard agency says failure to carry sufficient fuel was a 'major non-conformity'.
  • Maersk Line joins Gothenburg Fuel Switch Program
    The fuel switch will lead to improved health and at the same time reduce our customers supply chain footprint, says Christian Juul-Nyholm.
  • Middle East prices largely stable
    No spot market in Durban.
  • Salvage firm to start de-bunkering 'at the weekend'
    Expert says Costa Concordia has 17 fuel tanks.
  • Red Sea ports able to bunker diverted-traffic
    Saudi officials react to tension over Iranian threats to Strait of Hormuz.
  • Fuel oil inventories at lowest level for over two years
    Singapore stocks down 6% week-on-week.
  • Kirby in 'solid position' to gain from market pick-up
    Earnings will continue to rise on stronger US chemical and refined product exports, says Dahlman Rose.
  • Asian bunker prices lack direction
    Demand mixed across key Asian bunkering hubs on Thursday.
  • Norwegian bunker trader to relocate office
    Bergen Bunkers to relocate to new office in Norway.
  • MOL develops world's 'first' portable gauge for bunkering
    New system uses pressure sensor to detect fuel level 'quickly and accurately,' says MOL.
  • Engine manufacturer wins contract to design, equip bunker tankers
    Rolls-Royce to equip bunker tankers and oil spill recovery vessels with its 'advanced' technology.
  • BIMCO updates EEDI calculator
    Update follows clarification on calculating the 'Required EEDI' for container ships.
  • South China fuel oil stocks slightly up
    Inventories increase by 10,000 mt to approximately 1.53 million mt in the week ended January 18.
  • Tight avails ease in Hong Kong
    Traders report arrival of replenishment cargoes from ExxonMobil and Sinopec.
  • Flowmeters installed on Georgian bunker barge
    Bunker supplier hopes to provide 'optimal and economic solutions' for bunkering in Georgian ports.
  • CSCL issues profit warning
    Expects to post losses for the year 2011 partly due to a 'dramatic increase' in oil price.
  • Brightoil gets shareholders approval
    Approval paves the way for the company to acquire an investment holding firm for $75 million.

Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
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Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Italian Ports:
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
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
››› File
Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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