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13:02 GMT+2
January 24, 2012
Sched Netweb site
  • CSAV container volumes drop in December but higher rates up
  • Fujian port container volume up 13.9pc to 9.7 million TEU in 2011
  • ICTSI to get cranes, RTGs from Helsinki's Cargotec for Mexico, Philippines
  • As port fortunes decline, Seattle plans on 100,000 new jobs over 25 years
  • Manzhouli trade cargo breaks record last year as volumes rise 1.8pc
  • Two new Huanghua container port berths open for business on the Bohai Gulf
  • Ministers meet in May for OECD international transport summit in Leipzig
  • Great Lakes volume edges up as Seaway and Soo locks close for winter
  • Jonen Freight in South Africa rebranded Dachser South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • DP World's Tarragona terminal in Spain's Catalonia wins ISO 28000 badge
  • China objects to US Trade Representative branding Alibaba unit 'notorious'
  • Air Cargo Group to hold Bali conference February 27 - March 1
  • South Korean air cargo volume falls 1.9pc as domestic traffic rises in 2011
  • GAC acquires Lehmann Nordic Group to expand regional network operations

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Arshiya's Khurja FTWZ operationally launched; set to revolutionise logistics in north India
  • Dirty tanker rates likely to surge; clean tanker rates seen falling
  • GL Focus-for the latest technical & regulatory developments
  • Gold Star, MCC Transport join hands in intra-Asia service
  • Gujarat CM to initiate Ghogha-Dahej ro-ro ferry service
  • MSC renews with Freightliner at Felixstowe
  • Shanghai-Japan SNS shuttle service scrapped
  • The New World Alliance to launch new transatlantic service
  • Tianjin handles record 11.5 million TEUs in 2011
  • Australian diplomat lauds VCT for maintaining best standards
  • Nagapattinam port to be upgraded at a cost of 380 cr.
  • Arshiya's Khurja FTWZ operationally launched; set to revolutionise logistics in north India
  • India's first SIR to come up in Gujarat

International Transport Journalweb site
JANUARY 23, 2012
  • New truck park opened in the Midlands (UK)
    A new truck park has been opened in Birmingham (UK). The facility will offer safe and convenient parking for up to 32 coaches or lorries and will be a welcome addition to the city'...
  • Freightliner Ltd and MSC (UK) renew contract increasing railed container volumes
    MSC, one of the world's leading container shipping companies, has renewed its contract with Freightliner Ltd, the UK's leading intermodal rail freight operator. The move will incre...
  • Air Partner opens a dedicated Italian freight operation
    Air Partner has opened a specialist cargo department at its Milan office in Italy as part of its strategic expansion plan to develop its worldwide freight charter services. This ...
  • Indian Railways carry 704.75 million t of freight
    Indian Railways carried 704.75 million t of revenue earning freight traffic between April and December 2011. The freight carried shows an increase of 31.44 million t over the freig...
  • Swissport International Ltd grows 7% in challenging market conditions
    Swissport International, one of the world's leading provider of ground services to the aviat...
  • Link America modernises and expands fleet
    LinkAmerica, based in Tulsa OK (USA), is buying 575 new trucks and trailers. The upgrade will replace about 20% of the company's equipment fleet. Refreshing the fleet was one key ...
  • Foca publishes plans for soundproof hall at Zurich airport
    Zurich airport wants to erect a soundproof hall for running aircraft engines on the ground. Switzerland's Federal Office of Civil Aviation (Foca) has now published the correspondi...
  • The New World Alliance to launch new transatlantic service
    The New World Alliance (TNWA), APL Co. Pte Ltd (APL), Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) are set to launch the Americas Europe Express (AEE) service, a new tr...
  • Emirates Shipping joins Hapag-Lloyd and RCL on Hypergalex service
    With effect from 11 February Emirates Shipping Lines, headquartered in Dubai (UAE), will join Hapag-Lloyd, based in Hamburg (Germany), and Regional Container Lines (RCL) of Bangko...
  • Another managing partner for NEO
    NEO Air Charter - the recently-launched cargo charter broker that deals soleley with freight forwarders - has further strengthened its team with the appointment of Stefan Kohlmann ...
  • Happe group outsources logistics to Quehenberger
    The Happe group, based in Rheda-Wiedenbrück (Germany), has outsourced its entire logistics to the Austrian service provider Quehenberger Logistics. To manage the work Quehenberger'...
  • Beiersdorf extends contract with Wim Bosman in the Benelux
    3PL and logistics service provider Wim Bosman has signed a three-year contract with Beiersdorf, the German cosmetics company based in Hamburg, to significantly expand the logistics...
  • Stute operating LSG Sky Chefs' new distribution centre
    LSG Sky Chefs Catering Logistics (LCL)'s new distribution centre in Gross-Gerau (Germany) was recently officially opened. The platform is operated by Kuehne + Nagel's subsidiary St...

Marine Logweb site
JANUARY 23, 2012
  • Tidewater adds to senior management team
  • As Concordia death toll rises, EU takes new look at passenger vessel regs
  • Damen Shipyards books repeat order for wind farm support vessels
  • Höegh LNG wins Lithuanian FSRU tender
  • De Chateauvieux controlled Jaccar increases stake in Bourbon
  • Jamaica's Director of Shipping Policy completes Ph.D
  • Wärtsilä to supply power and positioning for Cat D semis

World Wide Shipperweb site
JANUARY 23, 2012
  • Coast Guard Port Captain closes Oregon bars Sunday
  • Inchcape teams with VPS for vessel anti-piracy protection
  • Ceremony marks keel laying of new NASSCO MLP vessel
  • NYK vessel runs aground near Pohang, Korea
  • IMO boss meets with UN exec to discuss anti-piracy cooperation

Lloyd's Listweb site
JANUARY 23, 2012
  • Siberian pipeline boosts Russia's Asia exports
    Pacific shipments now account for 15% of total volumes from Russian ports
  • Black Sea ports bear brunt of diverted oil as exports fall 10%
    Novorossiysk dominates volumes, but fall in shipments is bad news for tanker owners
  • Ice-class tankers benefit as Russian Baltic Sea exports rise 25%
    Primorsk remains largest export port with a third of volumes, but Ust-Luga figures will be climbing in 2012
  • Owners face up to limited growth in Russian oil output
    Shift in regional trading patterns for aframax tankers
  • A proactive approach to risk
    The UK Club is to work alongside members to identify safety threats.
  • Does industry lack integrity when it comes to dangerous cargo safety?
    Shipping industry conspicuously silent about Vinalines Queen death toll
  • UK confirms £12m annual seafarer training budget
    Industry welcomes support for SMarT
  • Emsa supports Costa Concordia bunker removal operation
    Agency on stand-by in case of pollution
  • Sellers show growing resistance to falling VLCC prices
    Three-year-old VLCC Elektra Glory fetches relatively firm price
  • Big freeze boosts VLGC market
    Improved northern hemisphere demand hardens charter rates
  • China dry cargo scrap rates close in on Indian breakers' levels
    Last-minute deals before new year holidays
  • India-China ore trade declining rapidly
    December imports to China fall by one third year on year
  • Brussels starts search for regional emissions model for shipping
    Three-month consultation seeks regional measure by year-end
  • BHP port expansion gets green light
    Project will see capacity at Port Hedland increased by 240m tonnes per year
  • Golar returns two vintage LNG carriers to service
    Market rumours of older vessel chartered for $100,000 a day
  • Fredriksen rumoured to have ordered six new product tankers
    Talk of newbuilding order underlines upbeat sentiment in market
  • More Grand China assets targeted in the US
    Greek owners pledge to chase ambitious Chinese group's assets 'wherever in the world they are found'
  • No 2010 re-run for battered box trades
    Asia-Europe rate rally has run its course, says BoxTradeIntelligence
  • Industry needs more than salvage reform to cope with mega-boxships
    Insurers must share burden, say underwriters
  • Calls for sea traffic control centres following casualty
    Supporters of Brussels project say it may have kept Costa Concordia on track
  • Analysis: Why did the Costa Concordia capsize?
    Once the blame game is over, investigators will be left to focus on how a modern cruise ship managed to lose its stability
  • Asian yards showcase LNG-powered ultra-large boxship designs
    South Korean and Japanese yards develop European class society concepts
  • EU agrees July 1 Iran oil import ban
    Prices to rise as embargo bars a third of Iran's total exports
  • Philippines deploys oil-spill response teams after Sun Spirits sinks
    14 rescued from general cargoship
  • It's good to talk
    The European Union is moving towards bringing the maritime sector into its overall commitment on greenhouse gas emissions.
  • TT Club calls for common-sense approach to port security code
    Industry fears knock-on effect on ships serving non compliant ports
  • French ports unite to promote Seine trade corridor
    Move aims to reverse a decade of decline
  • IMO calls for UN support at its counter-piracy events
    IMO and UN secretary-generals meet to discuss how bodies can co-operate further
  • The trouble with default
    The prospect of a breakdown of debt negotiations creates another worry for Greece's small owners

Fairplayweb site
JANUARY 23, 2012
  • Panama strikers returning
    PANAMA Canal expansion workers should resume construction today after a tentative labour settlement over the weekend
  • Malta register tops Europe
    MALTA is the smallest country in the Mediterranean, but its ship register has become Europe's largest by increasing tonnage by 16% in the past year
  • NAT pricing confirmed
    NYSE-listed Nordic American Tankers today revealed that the pricing of last week's follow-on was even lower than previously thought by market sources
  • Finnlines warns on profits, after all
    FINNLINES, the Helsinki ro-ro and terminal operator, today issued a profit warning for 2011
  • Grounding snarls Argentine bulker exports
    MARMARIS Navigation-owned bulker Aristeas P remains aground today in the River Parana, stymieing export flows from Argentina's agribulk ports
  • Antillean fined $1M
    CARIBBEAN shipowner Antillean Marine was fined $1M for water pollution violations and sentenced to five years of probation
  • 36% of tanker newbuildings didn't see 2011
    JUST 64% of the tankers scheduled for delivery last year were completed on time, a broker has reported
  • Baltic ports flatline
    CARGO traffic across the Baltic Sea remained flat last year, according to handling figures published by German ports, with upticks in road trailer movements but a drop in bulk cargoes
  • Ex-cruise worker investigated
    A FORMER Cunard crew member is being investigated over allegations that he sexually abused children on two cruise ships, police told Fairplay today
  • Iskenderun to expand
    LIMAK Holdings reportedly plans to invest $250M in expanding the Turkish port of Iskenderun with the aim of making it the entry hub for trade into Iran, Iraq and Syria
  • Crews saved in sinkings
    TWO SHIPS have sunk over the weekend in separate incidents, the Philippines Coast Guard said today
  • Golar LNG takes over Bluewater Gandria
    GOLAR LNG said today it has acquired the remaining 50% stake in Bluewater Gandria, owner of laid-up LNG carrier Gandria, for $19
  • Jaccar to own raise its stake in Bourbon
    JACQUES de Chateauvieux-led holding company Jaccar said today it plans to increase its shareholding in offshore vessel operating group Bourbon
  • Iranian survivors sought
    SEARCHERS are looking today for survivors from the weekend sinking of an Iranian passenger vessel in the Persian Gulf

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JANUARY 23, 2012
  • EGT, ILWU Reach Tentative Deal Over Grain Terminal
    Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire brokered a tentative settlement between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and EGT that could result...
  • CSX Profit Jumps 6.3 Percent on Pricing Strength
    CSX Transportation extended its strong pricing power into the fourth quarter, giving the freight railroad a $457 million net profit...
  • Atlantic Ro-Ro Launches Tampa-Russia Service
    Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers launched a general cargo service between the Port of Tampa and the Port of St. Petersburg.. ...
  • Court Plans Hearing on YRC Worldwide Class Action Settlement
    A U.S. District Court will soon decide whether to put its final stamp of approval on a $6.5 million settlement...
  • Panama Canal Expansion Workers End Strike
    Workers on the Panama Canal expansion are returning to work Monday after agreeing to new terms with their contractor, ending...
  • Striking Italian Truck Drivers Block Highways to Port
    Italian truck drivers kicked off a weeklong protest against higher fuel taxes and road tolls on Monday by blocking highways...
  • Former ITC Head Backs Creation of Single US Trade Agency
    A new U.S. cabinet department dedicated to trade would give the government a more complete view of trade and the...
  • YRC Worldwide to Sell 61 Truck Terminals
    Looking for cross-dock capacity? YRC Worldwide and NRC Realty & Capital Advisors have plenty of capacity to offer the right...
  • Savannah Container Traffic Rose 3.5 Percent in 2011
    The volume of containers handled by the Port of Savannah in December dropped 1.9 percent year-over year, but the decrease...
  • Lufthansa Adds Detroit Freighter on Auto Sales Growth
    Lufthansa Cargo is putting its freighter capacity behind the recovering automobile manufacturing industry. Lufthansa launched a weekly MD-11...
  • EU Ban of Iran Oil Sends Prices to Four-Day High
    Oil prices rose for the first time in four days after the European Union on Monday banned oil imports from...
  • Miami Operator Fined $1 Million for Oil Spill Violations
    A U.S. district judge in Miami on Friday fined a Miami River management company $1 million for recordkeeping violations related...
  • Frankfurt-Hahn, Munich Hit Cargo Highs in 2011
    Frankfurt-Hahn airport's cargo traffic surged 25 percent in 2011 from a year ago, as export shipments at the German airport...
  • Canadian Pacific Gains Major Export Potash Contract
    Canadian Pacific Railway signed a 10-year agreement this week with Canpotex to haul the majority of the major potash exporter's...
  • India's SCI, Hamburg Sud Hike Rates From India
    State-owned Shipping Corporation of India imposed a general rate increase on cargo shipped from the Indian Subcontinent to North Europe...
  • Le Havre Container Traffic Fell 7.5 Percent in 2011
    Le Havre handled roughly 7.5 percent fewer containers in 2011 than in the previous year after strikes over labor reforms...
  • Russia's Vladiovstok Container Growth Outpaces Rivals
    Russia's port of Vladivostok grew container traffic 27 percent in 2011 from a year ago, boosting the Far Eastern gateway's...
  • How California's Ports Cleared the Air
    The Los Angeles-Long Beach Clean Air Action Plan launched the port industry's green revolution in 2006, and the improvements some...
  • Amazon: Retailer, or Parcel Provider?
    Amazon.com started in the 1990s as an online retailer catering to consumer needs for music CDs and books. In those...
  • Florida East Coast Hits the Road
    At Florida East Coast Railway, the fastest-growing business is trucking. Intermodal trucking revenue is growing by double-digits as...
  • That's CP, as in Capital Plan
    There's nothing like the threat of "nuclear winter" to spur Canadian Pacific Railway to become more profitable faster than planned....
  • Panama Canal: The Next Y2K?
    There is a growing divide among prominent industry consultants and advisers regarding the anticipated impact, particularly on U.S. East and...
  • Import Outlook Brightens
    American consumers are using their credit cards again, and forecasters expect retail sales and containerized imports to accelerate modestly this...
  • Seeking Cover in a Storm
    Global logistics directors, responding to the wave of supply chain-rattling natural disasters last year, increasingly are looking for ways to...
  • Fearing the Worst
    Logistics managers don't have a crystal ball, so there's no way they can foresee the kind of supply chain disruptions...
  • Imports in the Juicer
    Shippers are getting a taste of what they can expect from a more aggressive and powerful Food and Drug Administration...
  • Is the Ex-Im Bank Being Sold Out?
    Friends of the Export-Import Bank of the United States are pushing to get the institution a new charter that would...
  • The Elephant in the Room
    This could be a battle of big government versus small. At hand is a plan by President Obama to reorganize...
  • Not Out of the Woods
    For Gibson Guitars, it's becoming a familiar tune: federal investigators storming its manufacturing plants. That's what happened for the second...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JANUARY 23, 2012
  • Nigerian death toll could rise to 250
    It is feared that the number of dead from multiple bomb blasts in northern Nigeria at the weekend could reach 250 as emergency services continue to located fresh ...
  • OOCL's 2011 results hit by weaker rates
    Hong Kong-headquartered OOCL has seen its volume and revenue sink for the last quarter of 2011 and its revenue decline for the whole year, according to ...
  • Panama Canal expansion strike over
    A week-long strike by 6,000 workers involved in the expansion of the Panama Canal has been called off after union representatives accepted the terms of an improved ...
  • Carriers accused of fiddling surcharges again
    SeaIntel's Sunday Spotlight this week has identified that ocean carriers appear to be using their currency adjustment factor (CAF) to earn more revenue in the tradelane ...
  • Zim Line closer to being split into two
    According to reliable sources this morning, the Israeli Government and trade unions are comfortable with Israel Corporation's proposal to split Zim Integrated Shipping ...
  • CSCL issues new profit warning
    Shanghai headquartered CSCL has issued a profit warning for 2011 due to the difficult economic situation, reduction in freight rates and volumes and the 'dramatic' ...
  • Log-In marches to the Brazilian beat
    Brazilian marine port service sector and Mercosul operator Log-In Logistica handled 276,245 TEU last year - up almost 11% on 2010 - at its Espirito Santo facility ...
  • Year of the Dragon to sweep away previous misfortunes?
    The Chinese Lunar New Year [CNY] begins at midnight tonight [23rd]- the 15-day festival follows the world's largest annual migration, as millions of Chinese-speaking ...
  • IMF joins World Bank in slashing global growth forecasts
    The International Monetary Fund [IMF] in its World Economic Outlook, due to be published later this week, has cut its global GDP growth forecasts for 2012 in the ...

TradeWindsweb site
JANUARY 23, 2012
  • US targets IRISL bank
    Noose tightens around Tehran as Washington takes aim at Bank Tejarat for ties to Iranian shipping syndicate.
  • Tugs swarm grounded bulker
    ULTR joins operation to refloat Marmaras Navigation handy as officials shut parts of shallow South American waterway.
  • Equity guru ups OSG
    Cantor Fitzgerald upgrades shares of New York-listed tanker owner despite grim market forecast and earnings outlook.
  • Seadrill sets spin clock
    John Fredriksen-backed drilling giant closes in on Brazilian listing as Seabras races to raise $713m in debut fundraiser.
  • Cantor cuts capesize bets
    Slowing demand and loss of scrap shield prompt revisions to bank's capesize rate forecasts.
  • Erste says buy Atlantska
    Austrian bank views Croatian bulker owner's share price as having fallen further than justified by its outlook.
  • Big John in products push?
    Crude tanker king John Fredriksen linked to MR sextet at South Korea's STX Jinhae.
  • Star dials back buyback clock
    Spyros Capralos-led bulker owner adds time to $30m investor reward programme.
  • Ophir takes Eirik Raude
    Nasdaq-listed drilling contractor poised to pocket $52m as it mints deal for wells off West Africa.
  • Damen clinches another
    Dutch yard bags a follow up deal from UK owner for a windfarm support vessels.
  • Clarksons pins OSV price rise
    A spurt in the cost of AHTS newbuildings helps drive up offshore support vessel values over the past year.
  • JFC injunction lifted
    Reefer charterer overturns ruling that Russian proceedings are vexatious or oppressive.

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JANUARY 23, 2012
  • Voting opens for IBIA board members
    There are five candidates for three vacancies on IBIA's board of non-executive directors.
  • Prices mixed in Fujairah
    Durban avails 'extremely tight.'
  • Markets soften across Europe
    Prices falling for all grades on Monday.
  • MAJ official returns with doctorate in marine policy
    Director of Shipping Policy researched cargo flow dynamics and worked on measures to reduce GHG ship emissions at IMO during his sabbatical.
  • New office for German bunker buying unit
    Move 'will provide an improved working environment for the growing team at the company' USF tells Bunkerworld.
  • Pakistan: New barge to launch in mid-March
    Supplier plans to begin construction of its sixth barge soon after enjoying rapid growth.
  • Trader rejoins O.W. Bunker Middle East
    Zarghamian resumes role as bunker trader after working as a trader for a derivatives company in the region.
  • Russian shipping firm orders two multi-purpose PSVs
    Ships designed to conduct oil spill containment operations and escort ships in ice conditions.
  • Bunker prices falling in Tokyo Bay
    Singapore, Hong Kong and Busan bunker offices closed on Lunar New Year holidays.
  • UBT seeks dismissal of unpaid bunker case
    US judge orders release of bond paid to secure the release of the arrested bulk carrier M/V Far Eastern Venus.
  • Indian shipping ministry to seek approval for bunker convention
    Indian cabinet has so far approved accession to Wreck Removal Convention and the Protocol of 1996 to the Limited Liability Convention.
  • Stricken cruise ship leaking light fuel
    No indication that heavy fuels have leaked from capsized Costa Concordia, says Italian coastguard.
  • Chinese bunker supplier CFO resigns
    Departure 'not due to any disagreement with the company', says Andatee CEO An Fengbin.

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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Arrival ports by:
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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
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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
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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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