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20:25 GMT+2
January 23, 2012
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Hard disk could shed light on disaster
    DIVERS salvaged on Saturday a hard disk from Italy's capsized cruise ship with video footage that could shed light on the captain's actions, as another body was pulled from the wreckage.
  • Tanker rates to climb as much as 20%: Credit Suisse
    RENTS for ships hauling refined fuels will gain the most among oil tankers in 2012, rising as much as 20 per cent because of longer voyages and scrapping of older vessels, Credit Suisse Securities LLC said.

Sched Netweb site
  • Emirates Shipping joins Hapag Lloyd, RCL to extend north China coverage
  • Tianjin's throughput hit record breaking 12 million TEU in 2011
  • Fujian provincial port containerised cargo throughput up 11.8pc in 2011
  • Lawyer: Super postpanamax sinking would be a salvage, liability nightmare
  • China's GDP increases 8.9pc in fourth quarter, cooling from 9.1pc in third
  • New World Alliance transatlantic loop offers double calls at Charleston
  • Charleston box volume increases 1.2pc to 1.38 million TEU in 2011
  • Maersk adds Jeddah and Izmit to subcontinent-Mediterranean ME service
  • Safmarine's new CEO Daly announces three new senior appointments
  • Rickmers holds naming ceremony for newbuilding on Europe/India service
  • Germany's Eurogate buys 14 straddle carriers from Finland's Konecranes
  • Air China cargo off 10pc in December, but passengers numbers up 1.8pc
  • Korean Air launches twice weekly direct flights to Da Nang from Incheon
  • Indian aviation minister: Allow 49pc foreign carrier stakes in our airlines

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Aegis Group looks to lead with new marine products division
  • Baltic index falls to lowest in nearly 3 years
  • JBS Group turns 55, holds ARM
  • MOL jointly develops worlds first portable liquid-level gauge for fuel tanks
  • SCI strengthens fleet with new Supramax carrier
  • Shipping faces challenging times in 2012: BIMCO
  • Suezmaxes poised for worst year in a decade
  • KPKS lauds MoS for finalising CSR guidelines
  • Forex reserves continue to decline
  • Govt may do away with MEP for onions
  • Govt to announce details of mega industrial zones after assembly polls
  • R.V. Kanoria appointed Ficci President
  • World Bank report shows jobs rising in South Asia
  • Albacor Shipping surmounts challenges to successfully move heavy transformer
  • ALS moves largest crawler crane shipment to Brazil
  • WCAPN member handles worlds largest evaporator

International Transport Journalweb site
JANUARY 20, 2012
  • John Mc Donagh joins SASI consultants
    John Mc Donagh has joined Strategic Aviation Solutions International (SASI) as an associate responsible for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) excluding Russia and the CIS. ...
  • New railway line opens in East China
    A new freight and passenger railway line from Qianjin to Fuyuan in China's Heilongjiang province is now open. The 169 km line is designed for trains running at 120 km/h. It is expe...
  • AWT Group strengthens Ostrava-Paskov terminal in Czechia
    The initial stage of the modernisation of Czechia's Ostrava-Paskov independent open terminal for intermodal transport has been completed. The invested sum of CZK 30 million (about ...
  • Renault trucks delivers 100 new Premiums to Jost
    Since 2004, Renault Trucks' market share in the Jost Group fleet has been constantly growing. Recently, 100 new Premium Long Distance vehicles were put into service by the Belgian ...
  • Ford renews HGV truck fleet with MAN tractors
    MAN Truck & Bus is to deliver 185 MAN TGX tractors to the Ford Motor Company. The latter has signed a five-year leasing contract for the vehicles. An additional 185 MAN trucks ...
  • Ports of Amsterdam handle 2% more in 2011 than in 2010
    The ports of Amsterdam, Ijmuiden, Beverwijk and Zaanstad (all Netherlands) closed the year 2011 with a transhipment rise of approximately 2%. Total transhipment amounted to over 92...
  • AA Cargo leads in New York-JFK
    The US carrier American Airlines Cargo (AA Cargo) tops the list of cargo carriers by tonnage at New York's JFK International Airport, according to data provided by the Port Autho...
  • Hactl sees better end to 2011
    Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) - the leading air cargo terminal operator at the world's No. 1 cargo airport - ended 2011 on a more positive note, with a narrowing ...
  • US rail service provider BNSF presents new chief marketing officer
    BNSF Logistics, a third party logistics provider in Texas (USA), appointed Jim Craig as its new chief marketing officer effective 17 January. Prior to joining BNSF Logistics, Craig...
  • Lufthansa Cargo names new Middle East/India general manager
    Lufthansa Cargo Charter Agency has named Steve Day as general manager (GM) for the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent. Day will take up his new position on 22.January. The ne...
  • RBS announces sale of RBS Aviation Capital to Japanese consortium
    The Royal Bank of Scotland Group recently agreed to sell RBS Aviation Capital to Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, acting on behalf of a consortium comprising its parent, Sumit...
  • Fiege provides logistics for Media Markt online shop in Germany
    On 16 January - the official opening date of the Media Markt online shop - the German service provider Fiege shouldered all the logistics that are required throughout Germany for t...
  • Freja delivers for Antalis
    As of 1 January the name Freja, based in Skive (Denmark), can be seen on the trucks which deliver commodities from Antalis. Freja is one of the largest privately owned transport- a...
  • Coca-Cola outsources warehousing of finished goods to DB Schenker Logistics in Poland
    The Coca-Cola Company has awarded DB Schenker Logistics two businesses for its warehousing and transportation operations in Poland. The world's leading soft drinks producer from At...

Marine Logweb site
JANUARY 20, 2012
  • NASSCO lays keel of Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) ship
  • Otto Marine issues profit warning
  • USCG and NAMEPA sign MOU
  • Helsinki shipyard lays keel of ultramodern icebreaking supply vessel
  • Carnival to audit safety and emergency procedures at all its cruise

World Wide Shipperweb site
JANUARY 20, 2012
  • Ship exporting ford vehicles departs from Port of Portland
  • Port of Long Beach Oks deal to lease Middle Harbor site to OOCL
  • Seattle-based C.G. cutter returns from counter drug patrol
  • Alaska Airlines to resume Portland to Bellingham flights
  • US railroads post year-over-year gains

Lloyd's Listweb site
JANUARY 20, 2012
  • Suezmax spot market rates fall on lack of cargoes
    West Africa to US voyage earnings down by a third over the course of the last week
  • How US containerised cargoes stack up
    A special report from the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics reveals the changing face of US trading partners
  • Europe's inland waterways lose modal share
    Trend undermines EU targets
  • Insurers lock horns with shipping industry
    Size matters, says Lloyd's Market Association
  • Lobby urges Brussels not to cut infrastructure spend
    EU has pledged $40bn to TEN-T
  • Safety foundation slams Costa Cruises' treatment of master
    Skagerrak Foundation calls for an investigation into Carnival's safety system
  • Pragmatism rules in debate over Greek bank nationalisation
    Shipping is central to the country's economy
  • Greek ship finance opinion split on likely impact of a default
    Some fear bank nationalisation would hurt smaller shipowners
  • Ocean Tankers ship fails to find bidder in Rhode Island auction
    RBS tipped to put Stavrodromi up for sale at lower price as separate legal fight looms with miscellaneous claimants
  • Facing up to life as a surviving captain
    Lost ships are more easily salvaged than their master's reputation
  • The fragility of world trade
    Iranian sabre rattling is reminder of the fragility of global trade
  • A date for the diary
    AP Moller-Maersk publishes its financial results for 2011 on February 27. They are expected to show a huge reversal of fortunes for Maersk Line, Safmarine and other subsidiaries that comprise the container division
  • Will deepening box trades crisis force lines into action?
    Mass lay-ups look probable, but it is not clear who will go first
  • Bocimar's spot market handysize fleet exposed to bulk downturn
    Belgian dry bulk operator seeks increase in charter coverage
  • US consumers fear LNG exports will raise domestic prices
    Consumer pressure to limit seaborne exports
  • All-change as US oil product exports exceed the country's imports
    Switch likely to be an anomaly, as country slashes refinery capacity by 27%
  • Capesize rates languish as owners begin anchoring vessels
    Market is eyeing return business after Chinese New Year and a possible uptick in iron ore demand
  • Brussels orders passengership safety review
    EU legislation to come under new scrutiny
  • Steel consumption to drop at South Korean shipyards
    Iron ore and coking coal trades will suffer in 2012
  • Piracy's modest decline
    The drop in piracy in 2011 shows that temporary measures are working, but expect only small gains without more committed action from governments
  • CSAV raises additional $312m
    Cash-strapped boxline plans $1.2bn capital increase
  • When two plus two equals five
    We need to implement not supplement existing passenger safety laws
  • Smit to start removing bunkers from stricken Costa Concordia
    Hot tapping will remove cruiseship's fuel oil
  • China Shipping unit scraps ship to avoid losses
    China Shipping HaiSheng offloads asphalt carrier for $1.2m to affiliated demolition yard
  • Project to standardise movement of arms is touting for members
    PMSCs give cautious approval as they wait to learn which coastal states are involved
  • Suezmax withdrawn from secondhand market
    Failure to find desired price could indicate that drop in asset values is imminent
  • Carnival to review safety and emergency response
    Company to audit all 11 cruise brands after Costa Concordia casualty

Fairplayweb site
JANUARY 20, 2012
  • OOCL, Long Beach near pact
    BOX liner OOCL has tentatively agreed to a 40-year, $4.6Bn lease with the Port of Long Beach in southern California
  • Bosphorus ship taking on water
    TURKISH maritime authorities are today struggling to keep a cargo ship that took on water afloat following a collision with two other vessels near Istanbul
  • Viking warns of weak result
    VIKING Line, the Finnish cruise ferry company, says that its 2011 result will be significantly weaker than that of 2010 as volume growth has not matched expectations
  • FSL Trust back in black
    SINGAPORE'S FSL Trust said last night that it returned to the black with a $5.1M profit for 2011, reversing a $5.7M loss for 2010
  • Bocimar reports profit fall
    BELGIAN dry bulk carrier Bocimar saw profits fall 20% to €76.15M in 2011, as fourth quarter as profits stayed low at €17.12M
  • EC scrutinises Tirrenia acquisition
    The European Commission is to carry out a full-scale investigation into the planned takeover of Italian public sector ferry group Tirrenia by a group of leading Italian shipowners, indicating that it has "serious competition concerns" about the operation
  • DFDS issues profit warning
    DANISH ferry operator DFDS, has issued a profit warning following news that a new company will start a service in competition with one of its core routes
  • Samho price sets new VLCC low
    AN undisclosed London-based buyer is paying $28.3M for Samho Shipping's 2002-built Samho Dream, which was auctioned in Hong Kong on Wednesday, setting a new low for decade-old VLCCs, a sign of the worsening impact of oversupply on the market
  • Shin Yang buys Hock Leong stake
    MALAYSIAN general cargo shipping specialist Shin Yang has acquired a 70% stake in compatriot shipping agency Hock Leong Shipping for RM2,090,314.80 ($674,077)
  • Capesize rates tumble
    PANAMAX drybulk rates have dived, although not as badly as Capesizes
  • Iran's Hormuz threats will not last
    ANY attempts by Iran to close the Strait of Hormuz would be short-lived, said IHS CERA senior director Bhushan Bahree in a report today
  • West-Africa-East rates rise amid protests
    THE West Africa-East tanker route reached fever pitch this week as strikes and protests across Nigeria disrupted fixtures and resulted in surging rates amid a tight tonnage list

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JANUARY 20, 2012
  • Heartland Express Profit Nears $70 Million
    One of the most profitable trucking companies in the nation got a little more profitable in late 2011,despite higher equipment...
  • Profit Skyrockets at GE's Rail Equipment Division
    Locomotive maker GE Transportation, part of General Electric, increased revenue 45 percent in 2011 to $4.9 billion on rising demand...
  • Stevens Transport Buys 1,200 Reefer Trailers
    Refrigerated trucker Stevens Transport is purchasing 1,200 temperature-controlled trailers from Utility Trailer Manufacturing to reinforce its growth plans. Demand...
  • Class 8 Truck Orders Surged 47 Percent Last Month
    Net orders for Class 8 heavy trucks rose to 30,293 units in December, reversing a decline in November and resuming...
  • Reduced Service Pulls Halifax Container Traffic Down
    Container throughput at the Port of Halifax in 2011 dropped 5.7 percent year-over-year, largely because three liner services cut or...
  • FDA Clears 19 Orange Juice Shipments
    The Food and Drug Administration has cleared 19 international shipments of orange juice tested for an illegal fungicide andreleased 12...
  • Freighters Push Changi Airport to December Surge
    New freighter services that included the launch of all-cargo connections to China helped Singapore Changi Airport to its busiest month...
  • Tax Incentives Push Kentucky Trucking Expansion
    A small trucking company is about to get a little bigger with some help from the state of Kentucky. ...
  • Los Angeles Saw November Air Freight Gain
    The recovery in U.S. shipping demand is showing up at Los Angeles International Airport, North America's largest gateway for trans-Pacific...
  • OOCL Revenue Plunges 11.2 Percent on Volume Decline
    Plunging Asia-Europe and trans-Pacific rates pulled down Orient Overseas Container Line's fourth quarter revenue 11.2 percent on a 2 percent...
  • MSC Hikes Rates From Europe to Middle East, Far East
    Mediterranean Shipping said Friday it will put a series of rate increases into effect on its eastbound services from various...
  • Lured Across the Border?
    The name of the game for ports in the Pacific Northwest is competition. They compete with California ports for West...
  • Direct to the Last Frontier
    The Pacific Northwest isn't just a gateway for imports; it's the gateway to the Last Frontier and home to a...
  • Putting the Brakes on Re-brokering
    Q: I'd forgotten about my letter regarding carriers brokering out freight until I saw it printed in the Dec. 12,...
  • Pep Talk
    For many companies, the big imperative in doing business through the 2008-2009 downturn was little more than survival. That's hard...
  • Japanese Shipbuilders Worry About Dwindling Backlog
    The 19.6 percent year-over-year decrease in Japanese ship export orders in 2011 is raising concerns that an order backlog could...
  • Two Carriers Join Emirates Shipping on China-India Service
    Emirates Shipping Line will enter a vessel-sharing agreement with Hapag-Lloyd and Regional Container Line on its service linking China, Southeast...
  • Sea-Air Comes Into Its Own
    Using a combination of sea and air cargo in trying balance the competing interests of cost and transit time for...
  • OOCL Signs 40-Year Terminal Lease at Long Beach
    The Port of Long Beach and Orient Overseas Container Line signed a 40-year, $4.6 billion tentative agreement that will make...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JANUARY 20, 2012
  • Ports of Auckland accused of 'hectoring' in dock dispute
  • NOL finalises vessel funding
    Singapore-based NOL, which owns the world's seventh largest liner shipping company APL, has finalised funding arrangements to the tune of USD1.14 billion for 10 ...
  • Daly has the Safmarine DNA
  • Bentley suggests remedy to US cargo diversion issue
    Former congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley has proposed a solution to the US cargo diversion issue that the Federal Maritime Commission is investigating (FMC) - ...
  • Emirates, Hapag-Lloyd and RCL to share slots on FE/South Asia string
    Emirates Shipping Line, Hapag-Lloyd and Regional Container Lines [RCL] are to merge their respective Hypergalex, CIS and RCI services in the Far East South Asia ...
  • CSAV throughput back to 2010 levels
    In December 2011, troubled Chilean liner CSAV carried 201,000 TEU - over 90,000 TEU less than the same month of a year ago, and back to monthly levels the then ...
  • Long Beach and OOCL strike 'in principle' agreement over Middle Harbor
    The US west coast Port of Long Beach (LB) has reached a tentative agreement on a 40-year, USD4.6 billion lease with Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) for the ...
  • IMF and World Bank in call to action
    Ahead of next week's Davos summit of the World Economic Forum, a powerful group of leaders have urged governments to implement free trade, reform their economies ...
  • Carriers holding all the fixture cards
    With the top-ranked ocean carriers chartering in around 50% of their operating fleet it follows that the liners are able to dictate the terms and periods in the ...
  • SDV expands presence in Middle East
    France-based SDV International Logistics has acquired a minority interest in FAST Overseas Group, a small freight forwarder specialising in Lebanon, Syria and Jordan. ...

TradeWindsweb site
JANUARY 20, 2012
  • Cantor drops Genmar
    Wall Street equity analyst kicks OTC-traded tanker owner to the curb while market waits for Chapter 11 exit.
  • Wilson shaves Shandong deal
    Oslo-listed operator cuts $88m newbuilding contract in half as Chinese shipbuilder struggles with delivery clock.
  • Cape owners to drop anchor?
    Talk of lay-ups grows louder as Baltic Dry Index continues its losing run.
  • Otto fires profit warning
    Lion City-listed shipbuilder tells investors it is still counting the cost of vessel cancellations.
  • CH Offshore pens charter
    Singapore-listed owner inks a long-term deal for an anchor handler with a view to a sale.
  • Doug down tanker bets
    Jefferies analyst cuts rate forecasts amid fears of slowing oil demand, with new numbers turning DHT red.
  • Uljanik falls to loss
    Croatian bulker and tanker owner posts deficit for 2011 after revenue shrank and costs rose.
  • JJ Sietas sacking 350
    Insolvent German yard's administrator "adjusts capacity" as bankruptcy proceedings due to begin.
  • NewLead defends crew claim
    ITF says crew on ship with hull cracks has exceeded contractual nine-month service period, but owner says extensions were agreed.
  • Prophet of doom
    TradeWinds is today putting the fun back in the bulker market as we start the search for the Baltic Mystic.
  • A message to the master
    A bad week for the cruise shipping industry, a tanker king is upbeat on LNG while Nobu Su takes a different position.
  • Star Princess barred
    Falklands Islands refuses entry to Princess Cruises vessel with sick passengers on board.
  • Frontline 2012 in focus
    Handelsbanken begins coverage of John Fredriksen's latest venture with a reduce rating as it waits for newbuildings to disappear.

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JANUARY 20, 2012
  • Prices uncertain as week ends
    Futures fell below $100 per barrel on Friday.
  • Prices weaken in Rotterdam, Hamburg
    Tight avails oh LSFO product in Hamburg.
  • Little price movement in Middle East markets
    Moderate demand in Fujairah.
  • EU regulators considering unilateral action on CO2 emissions
    Launch of online public consultation on ways to reduce shipping's greenhouse gases.
  • Number of alerts unchanged year-on-year
    DNVPS says it issued three bunker alerts relating to product from Singapore in 2011.
  • Prices firming in Asia as week closes
    Weak demand at major Asian bunkering hubs.
  • Indian downstream logistics firm expands into bunkering
    India's bunker market poised to grow, says President of Aegis Group.
  • French firm acquires stake in Turkish oil storage facility
    Acquires shares in Ceyhan depot in southeast of Turkey .
  • Legal practice advises Sinopec on Fujairah oil storage acquisition
    Transaction involves 'complex legal issues' specific to oil storage terminal projects, says Norton Rose.
  • French shipping association rallies support to delay 0.10% sulphur limit
    ECA sulphur regulations a 'timebomb,' says European shipping organisation.
  • Bubbles?
    2011 saw a sharp increase in the number of claims of 'cappuccino' bunkers - but what really constitutes entrained air in bunkers?
  • Wilhelmsen offers anti-pollution compliance service in China
    Company able to provide clients with ship pollution response contracts at all Chinese ports.
  • LNG-fuelled box ship receives DNV's approval in principical
    9,000 TEU vessel's LNG tank will be designed to leave space for container cargo.

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