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20:04 GMT+2
February 27, 2012
The Business Timesweb site
Shipping News
  • Debt-laden shipowners risk bank seizure of vessels
    Troubled shipping companies face the threat of seizures of their vessels as banks lose patience with an industry struggling with overcapacity and falling demand, industry players say.
  • Baltic index surges on rising demand for iron ore
    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates to ship dry commodities, jumped on Friday as rates for large capesize vessels rose on increasing iron ore activity.

Sched Netweb site
  • Maersk ups Asia-Europe rate US$400/TEU ahead of results announcement
  • Asia-Europe spot rates up 16pc to US$826 per TEU ahead of March rate hikes
  • Zepol: US January imports up 13.4pc month to month and 5.8pc year on year
  • Auckland dockers extend strike to March 16, fearing new flex hours scheme
  • Canadian Transpacific Stabilisation Agreement sets CAF at 7pc from April
  • Diana Containerships back in black with US$3.6 million 2011 net profit
  • West China to be linked with new expressways and railway lines to seaports
  • Inner Mongolian land transport flourishes through Russia-Mongolia accords
  • DP World sees double-digit growth in global volume to 54.7 million TEU
  • PD Ports finish groundwork on Teesport container terminal expansion
  • Auckland city council to vote on plan to expand container capacity fourfold
  • ESC calls for removal of anti-trust block exemptions for shipping lines
  • Outsize specialist Sarjak Container Line expects to double Asian business
  • Tauranga profit up 22pc, H2 box volume up 17.1pc to 344,081 TEU
  • Road freight rates in Europe continue to slide in fourth quarter
  • Shanghai Pudong Airport January cargo volume off 22.4pc to 199,900 tonnes
  • First direct China-Africa freight service from KLM and Kenya Airways
  • Illinois capital Springfield airport in search of air freight carrier

Exim Indiaweb site
  • Bhavani Shipping Line celebrates first anniversary as NVOCC
  • CAI's training programme in consolidation on March 15
  • Container line service reliability at new high in Q4 2011: Drewry
  • ICS Chairman wants new ship construction stopped
  • Pradeep Kumar Sinha is new Shipping Secretary
  • India to gain more from FTA with EU: Envoy
  • India-Turkey begin talks on FTA
  • Adani Group unveils new corporate brand identity, dedicated areas of focus
  • India invites US investors to participate in port development
  • India, South Africa can collaborate in facilitating improved logistics, MbPT Chairman tells Transnet delegation
  • Railways' freight revenue up 9.70 pc in April-Jan.
  • Service tax not necessary on toll collected from road users: FinMin
  • Commerce Ministry seeks higher duty on power equipment imports
  • Experts project demand for steel to decline this fiscal
  • Forex reserves climb to $ 293.44 bn: RBI
  • Govt may allow more sugar exports: Report
  • Antwerp wins award for attracting FDI
  • BBC Chartering introduces "Euro-Asia" service
  • CEE members combine for complex crane movement to India

International Transport Journalweb site
FEBRUARY 24, 2012
  • Kapsch CarrierCom wins rail industry award
    Kapsch CarrierCom, which is a part of the Kapsch group of telecommunications companies and which manufactures independent system integrators for railway operators, was presented w...
  • Swiss speed check test runs a success
    Speed checks that measure speeds over a stretch, rather than just at one point, have been found to improve safety on Swiss motorways, according to the results of a trial runs in t...
  • Hertz Trucks Australia banking on automatic models
    Australian Trucks & 4WD Rentals, the Hertz rental trucks franchisee for South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria, has started to gradually replace all of the manual gear ...
  • Avient Aviation awards GSA contract to Globe Air Cargo in France
    Avient Aviation has awarded a cargo GSA contract to Globe Air Cargo in France, to market its growing freighter network linking Europe and Africa. Globe, which is part of the ECS G...
  • CMA CGM and Maersk Line cooperating in Asia-Europe trade
    Maersk Line and CMA CGM will jointly offer two new services on the Asia-Europe route, which will replace the MEX service operated by CMA CGM and Maersk Line's MEX2 (AE11) and AE20...
  • PCC Intermodal grows in intermodal transport market
    In 2011 PCC Intermodal, a leading private Polish intermodal transport operator, carried more than 140,000 teu, a 23% improvement compared to 2010. In Germany the company transport...
  • Kenya Airways launches freighter service to China
    Kenya Airways and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines have jointly launched the first direct freighter service between mainland China and Africa, operating on the Amsterdam-Guangzhou-Nairobi...
  • Goodman building logistics centre for Rhenus
    The real estate company Goodman is developing and will then manage a 22,000 sqm logistics facility, to be called the Logistikzentrum Frankfurt (Main-Kinzig), for logistics service...
  • "MOL Maneuver" containership in collision
    The "MOL Maneuver", a MOL-operated containership, collided with the box ship "Cosco Zhen He" on 22 February, on the open seas southeast of Hong Kong whilst sail...
  • Arab aviation expert opposes EU emissions trading scheme
    Georges Hannouche, CEO of Bayanat Airports Engineering and Supplies and one of the Arab world's leading aviation industry experts, has strongly opposed the unilateral initiative b...
  • In Time Express grew in 2011
    In Time Express Logistik, a leading German express and courier service provider, continued to expand last year, despite a declining economy. Sales in 2011 rose by about 10% to EUR...
  • TNT Express reports difficult 2011
    Struggling CEP service provider and integrator TNT Express has announced its latest results, which saw the previous year's fourth-quarter EUR 4 million net profits turned into a E...
  • Rickmers Group strengthens team with new deputy CFO
    Mark-Ken Erdmann will join Rickmers Holding in Hamburg as the new deputy CFO on 1 July. He will look after a range of tasks, including accounting and controlling, tax, IT, human r...
  • Geodis Wilson names Ronnie Kempf head of Munich branch
    Geodis Wilson, a global freight management specialist, has placed Ronnie Kempf in charge of its Munich branch, where he will also manage customer relations and acquisitions. Kempf ...

Marine Logweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2012
  • DSME operates floating hotel in Oman
  • Irving Shipbuilding launches Online Supplier Register
  • Navy exercises options at Austal USA for JHSV 8 and 9
  • Huntington Ingalls awarded $391.7 million Navy contract for CVN 72 work

World Wide Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 24, 2012
  • Public input invited for Everett Marina master plan
  • US railroads post gains for weekly traffic numbers
  • Crowley Maritime presents latest Thomas B. Crowley Sr. scholarship
  • Port of Port Angeles seeks input on new Passenger Facility Charge
  • Diana Shipping inks contract for Panamax vessel CORONIS

Lloyd's Listweb site
FEBRUARY 24, 2012
  • Brussels awards Lithuania $24m for new Klaipeda ferry terminal
    Public financing is necessary to improve country's accessibility and boost regional development, says European Commission
  • Big Apple box volumes pip the 2007 record
    Terminal cluster sets a new high with 4% rise in total volumes to 5.5m teu equivalents
  • Port operators pick up a Latin beat
    DP World, APM Terminals and Spain's Grup TCB are building up their presence in South America
  • From boom to bust
    Why consolidation means bankruptcy for some Chinese yards
  • Monetary easing will not save China's struggling shipyards
    Demand will make a difference but new orders remain elusive
  • Chinese pay up to secure Libyan crude
    Concern over Iranian supply boosts suezmax earnings for Libya to China voyages
  • HMM Rule B attachment against Grand China faces identical lawsuit
    Reederei Claus-Peter Offen arm San Vicente files $1.9m claim in Alabama
  • Adjustment: Not your average profession
    All parts of the maritime world are facing the problem of demographic imbalances
  • Huge gas bills? Get used to it
    High household energy costs are here to stay
  • Shipping sidelined at Somalia conference
    Industry disappointed by ransom taskforce
  • Schettino faces fresh criminal charges
    Costa Concordia investigators may target bosses as master is accused on new counts
  • Dry bulk industry cautiously optimistic about future demand
    40%- 50% of orderbook could 'disappear', says Genco Shipping chairman
  • Ballast water hopes dry up
    The chances of the world fleet being kitted out with biological treatment systems by the end of the decade are pretty much zero
  • Ballast water timetable cannot be met, experts warn
    Plans imply fitting out 24 ships a day, every day until end of the decade, at $74bn cost
  • DryShips skates into iceclass bulker market
    Bulk operator orders four iceclass panamaxes for Northern Sea Route
  • Drydocks World and Saipem secure strategic agreement
    Partnership from conception to delivery to build FSOs and FPSOs
  • Care to share?
    The whole industry would benefit from ports disclosing timely, accurate data
  • Hamburg in the balance as KG model falters
    Lack of alternative funding threatens city's maritime dominance
  • Genco prices follow-on share issue
    Analyst believes resulting debt cost savings more than offsets 21% equity dilution
  • Monthly box traffic index reveals tentative recovery
    Index hits 111.1 points in January, up from 107.7 in November
  • SHI wins $1.1bn orders for two drillships
    Both vessels to be delivered to unnnamed buyers by end-August 2014
  • Maersk aims for second Asia-Europe rate increase
    Danish line advises shippers of planned $400 per teu rise on April 1
  • Hong Kong's shipowners want help from China
    HKSA hopes Beijing government can ask Chinese shippers to prioritise local owners
  • China urges Nigeria to protect Taiwanese bulker after pirate attack
    Seafarer and ship master shot dead off Lagos
  • New York State makes U-turn on ballast water
    EPA's national-level and IMO-consistent standard adopted until end-2013
  • Hope springs eternal
    Chinese monetary easing and a new production season raise brokers' hopes
  • Pacific Drilling extends option at SHI
    Ofer-controlled firm to decide by March 2

Fairplayweb site
FEBRUARY 24, 2012
  • US grain transport rates fall
    TRANSPORT rates for US/Japan bulker cargoes of grain have dropped more than 11% compared with a year ago
  • Russia privatises Murmansk
    MURMANSK's port on the Barents Sea has been privatised by the Russia's state property agency
  • Tough juggling at Cosco Corp
    COSCO Corp (Singapore)'s shares fluctuated today after analysts predicted a tough 2012 for the Singapore-listed shipbuilding and bulker subsidiary of China COSCO
  • Gazprom told to start pipeline work
    GAZPROM has been told by President Dmitry Medvedev to start building the South Stream pipeline under the Black Sea as soon as possible
  • US sentences figure in Nigerian bribery
    A FORMER boss at a Halliburton-tied engineering company has been sentenced to 30 months in prison in a decades-long LNG bribery scam
  • Contargo takes over Spedition Pöhland
    ONE OF Europe's biggest intermodal box operators - Germany's Contargo - today announced the takeover of a smaller German competitor
  • India keeps Iran oil sourcing
    INDIA has decided to continue sourcing crude from Iran and to seek 5M tonnes more oil from Saudi Arabia
  • NCL returns to bonds
    NCL today announced its third move into the junk bond market, seeking to raise another $100M
  • Disputed oil arrives
    A TANKER carrying 600,000 barrels of disputed Sudanese crude oil reportedly arrived today in Japan's Kiire port after a delay of more than a week
  • Global Palm profits boom
    INDONESIAN palm oil cultivator Global Palm Resources has announced that its 2011 profits rose 17% year on year
  • U-turn Rieber to invest
    GC RIEBER, the listed Norwegian operator of seismic research and specialised offshore tonnage, said today it plans to buy new vessels after a solid 2011
  • IOI plantation profits up 19%
    IOI CORP, Malaysia's second-biggest palm oil producer, has announced that its plantation's net profits increased by 19% y/y to 462.3M ringgit ($153.33M) for 2QFY2012
  • Pacific Supramaxes rise
    SUPRAMAX activity in the Pacific has risen this week, in contrast with the bearish market in the Atlantic
  • GulfNav joins Navig8 pool
    DUBAI'S Gulf Navigation has joined Singapore-based Navig8's VLCC pool, VL8
  • Capesizes thrive on ore to China
    BROKERS told Fairplay today that charterers are rushing to send Brazilian iron ore to China, with some fixing early to cover the Easter holiday period in April

The Journal of Commerceweb site
FEBRUARY 24, 2012
  • Safety Groups Challenge Trucker Work Rules in Court
    Safety groups opposed to longer truck driver hours of service on Friday filed the second court challenge to new federal...
  • Roadrunner Transportation Buys Logistics Firm
    Trucking and logistics company Roadrunner Transportation Systems acquired Capital Transportation Logistics in Nashua, N.H., for $6.25 million. The acquisition...
  • Hapag-Lloyd to Call at Baltimore First on Europe-Gulf Loop
    Hapag-Lloyd plans to make Baltimore its first westbound call in the U.S. on its weekly Gulf of Mexico Express from...
  • China's Evolving Culinary Taste to Drive US Exports
    Sophisticated food demands of newly affluent consumers in China and other developing nations are likely to ramp up demand for...
  • Procter & Gamble to Cut $4.5 Billion From Supply Chain
    Global manufacturer Procter & Gamble plans to wring $4.5 billion in savings from raw materials, packaging and logistics as part...
  • YRC's Welch Details Trucker's Turnaround Progress (Video)
    YRC Worldwide's new CEO James Welch details the progress of the turnaround efforts for the $5 billion trucking operator. ...
  • New Home Sales Down 0.9 Percent in January
    Sales of new homes slipped 0.9 percent in January following four straight months of increases in which home sales rose...
  • House Republicans Look to Scale Back Transport Plan
    House Republicans might scale back a five-year, $260 billion transportation bill, shortening its term, reducing overall spending, but restoring funding...
  • Truckload Carrier Swift Adds Capacity Online
    Swift Transportation, the nation's largest truckload carrier, is increasing capacity by using technology that gives it quicker access to other...
  • Freight Rate, Surcharge Update for Week of Feb. 20-24
    Maersk will raise its rates on containerized shipments from India to South Africa, starting March 12. The planned increase...
  • Container Accident Kills NJ Dockworker
    A dockworker was killed Wednesday night at the Port Newark Container Terminal in New Jersey after she was pinned between...
  • Anticipating Further Gains in the Gulf
    You wouldn't think the country has been skirting along the fragile edge of an economic downturn by looking at business...
  • Steeling for Growth in Mobile
    Alabama's Port of Mobile has turned out to be the perfect match for German steel manufacturer ThyssenKrupp. In its...
  • PNW Power Play
    There is no question the ports of Seattle and Tacoma face competitive challenges. They are losing market share to Canada's...
  • Shipping Gains
    For transportation carriers, questions over emissions and environmental impact usually begin and end when vehicle engines shut down. That's at...
  • Best Offense Is a Zone Defense
    Q: We have a large customer with distribution facilities in Southern California that insists on charging us "commercial zone charges"...
  • Asia Air Cargo Falls 13.7 Percent, Signals Tough 2012
    Freight carried by Asian airlines in January fell 13.7 percent year-over-year, signaling another challenging year for carriers as European demand...
  • Amsterdam Schiphol Boosts Earnings 15.1 Percent
    Amsterdam Schiphol airport boosted net income in 2011 by 15.1 percent to $260 million from $226 million a year ago,...
  • Maersk Hikes Asia-Europe Westbound Rates $400
    Maersk Line will hike westbound rates on the Asia-Europe trade lane a further $400 in April, as the world's largest...
  • Cummins Expands Exports to Central America
    U.S. diesel engine maker Cummins is increasing exports to Latin America through a joint venture with Grupo Laeisz, an equipment...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
FEBRUARY 24, 2012
  • UASC adjusts and scales back its South American services
    UASC will reconfigure its European services to/from the east coast of South America (ECSA) from the end of this month. The move will see the Dubai-based carrier ...
  • Transfennica resumes Bilbao - Tilbury connection
    Netherlands-based ro/ro and con/ro operator, Transfennica, has reacted to customer demand and included a weekend direct call at Tilbury on its weekly Bilbao - Zeebrugge ...
  • Kombiverkehh grows traffic
    Frankfurt-based Kombiverkehr KG increased its rail traffic by 4.2% last year, up to 972,600 truck consignments, equivalent to 1.945 million TEU. The majority of ...
  • How much more pain can boxship owners take?
    As another week of negative drift on daily hire rates for container ships ends, it leaves owners still desperately looking for the uptick; or at least the light ...
  • Fuel cost explosion erodes liner rate hikes
    The red-inked stained balance sheets of the liner container industry is unlikely to be improved anytime soon by recent gains in ocean freight rates if ...
  • Maersk pushes GRIs ahead of results
    A slew of rate hikes announced by liner giant Maersk Line across various global routes in the past few days, and coupled with last week's surprise announcement ...
  • Somalia terror conference vows to crack down on piracy
    The London conference on Somalia issued a final communique last night supporting measures for political stability, the fight against terrorism, and the modern-day ...
  • Ports of Auckland facing three-week stoppage
    A three-week strike by 300 dockers began at New Zealand's Ports of Auckland [PoA] container terminals today [February 24] in the latest escalation ...

TradeWindsweb site
FEBRUARY 24, 2012
  • Frontline's only friend
    Analyst urges clients to indulge in shares of US-quoted tanker owner despite grim market forecasts.
  • Allied in the hot seat
    Greek charterer's legal tab skyrockets as judge freezes funds following alleged charter breach.
  • Saverys cashes CKN chips
    Owner sells much of his reaming stake in the world's largest shipbroker.
  • FC Gloria free to go
    South Korean tanker released in China after paying bail over phenol spill.
  • Larger Rem rakes it in
    Age Remoy-led owner puts up stronger fourth quarter figures aided by the addition of three extra vessels.
  • EDF takes Diana panamax
    New York-listed owner finds fresh two-year deal for vessel finishing stormy deal with Siba.
  • Wilson awaits euro revival
    Norwegian mini-bulker owner slumps to loss for 2011, but says eurozone bail-outs could boost market this year.
  • USC grabs another yard
    Russian state holding company pays $61m for Vyborg plant, then awards it double ice-breaker order.
  • Barreras cutting 40%
    Troubled Spanish shipyard plans some serious staff downsizing, as well as salary cuts.
  • Star scraps twin sisters
    Oslo-listed owner collects a fraction over $6m from demo deal with cash set to pay back debts.

American Shipper - Ocean newsweb site
FEBRUARY 24, 2012
  • Napolitano calls COAC, endorses trade initiatives
  • MSC truncates ECNA-WCSA loop
  • Steel scrappers protest Russian trade barriers
  • Erdmann new deputy CFO for Rickmers
  • Caribbean lines raise Trinidad, Grenada charges
  • U.S. busts rhino horn ring
  • SAP acquisition focused on social humans
  • Ballast water crisis abated, debate shifts to EPA
  • CTSA amends CAF
  • Maersk raising Asia-Europe rates

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 24, 2012
  • CO2 reduction estimates for tankers are 'optimistic'
    MEPC 63 to consider summary of OCIMF project that takes 56 emission mitigating measures into account.
  • Americas market shows mixed pricing
    Futures advanced above $109 a barrel for the first time in almost 10 months as sanctions against the Persian Gulf nation make it more difficult to sell oil.
  • World Fuel Services shares downgraded
    Shares downgraded from an 'overweight' rating to an 'equal weight' rating in a note issued to investors on Friday.
  • Global bunker prices display mixed movements this week
    Futures advanced above $109 a barrel for the first time in almost 10 months as sanctions against the Persian Gulf nation make it more difficult to sell oil.
  • DFDS achieves fuel use reduction target
    'Environmental goal' set in 2007 to reduce bunkers consumption and CO2 emissions by 10% has been reached.
  • Prices firm in Rotterdam, Hamburg
    Poor demand in Piraeus.
  • Valero appoints new director
    Philip Pfeiffer elected to the company's board of directors.
  • Prices in Fujairah lack direction
    Other ports also showing moderate and mixed price movements.
  • External: Global Vision Bunkers B.V
  • Compliance with new sulphur limit improving further
    DNVPS finds global share of commercial samples testing above 3.50% shrinking in first half of February.
  • Hapag-Lloyd publishes brochure on sustainability operations
    Driven by Responsibility brochure describes company's numerous environmental initiatives.
  • Asian IFO prices firming as week closes
    Mixed demand at major Asian bunkering hubs on Friday.
  • Malaysian liquid cargo hub operator eyes $13 million expansion
    Aims for 10-20% increase in tonnage handled at Linggi International Floating Transhipment and Trading Hub.
  • NOL shares get 'sell' rating
    Analyst raises NOL's full year 2012 loss forecast on assumption of higher bunker costs.
  • Salvors complete partial fuel removal from Costa Concordia
    Salvage team to prioritise debunkering of the cruise ship's mid-section after forward ship has been emptied of fuels.
  • Aegean beats analysts' estimates
    Dahlman Rose attributes Aegean's higher-than-expected results to stronger realised spread on bunker fuel sales.
  • ExxonMobil subsidiary clarifies safety alert bulletin
    Notice intended to emphasise the importance of ensuring that on board fuel management processes 'are robust and rigorously followed', says IMT.
  • Emerson expands Coriolis flowmeter range
    Adds large line size version to its ELITE High Capacity Coriolis product range.
  • WFS posts 'record' full-year earnings
    Plans to 'fortify' success through growth, diversification and differentiation, says CEO.
  • Americas market surges on back of crude rally
    Prices in Santos rose double digits on Thursday.

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
Visual Sailing List
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
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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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