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20:38 GMT+2
September 2, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • OOCL increases Europe-to-Asia rate US$200/TEU, $300/FEU from October 1
  • OOCL Thamesport-Southampton switch brings new ships to GAX, GMX, PAX
  • UASC orders 14,000- 18,000-TEUers from Hyundai Heavy for US$2 million
  • Guangdong aims at a high-speed rail covering all its cities by 2020
  • China's logistics business value climbs 9.3pc in first seven months
  • Grand Alliance GAX loop puts in at Port Everglades after cutting Miami
  • China, Mongolia and Russia sign deal on cross-border rail enterprise
  • Mexico strives to boost trade ties with Asia, especially China
  • OOCL hikes south Asia-Oz rate US$250/TEU, $500/FEU on October 1
  • Thai exports slide 1.48pc, prompting slashed growth projections
  • DHL expands Indonesia, launchings operations in Manado and Palembang
  • Global Logistics Properties leases 32,000sq metres to Yunda in Suzhou
  • Mexican factory July exports up 0.03pc as consumer imports decline 1.69pc
  • Russia's Global Container Services brings Asian CKD autos to Black Sea
  • Hellmann Worldwide Logistics joins UK Pallets for Euro distribution
  • Qantas back in black as profit doubles and international losses fall
  • Brazil regulator fines AA and Alitalia US$127 million for price-fixing
  • National Air Cargo accepts US$1 million incentive, leaves NY for Orlando
  • IAG Cargo opens 5 temp control stations 5 Latin American countries
  • Hong Kong Awards for eco-excellence bestows Wastewi$e Label on AAT

Exim Indiaweb site
AUGUST 30, 2013
  • Antwerp Port President Marc Van Peel to be Chief Guest at MALA 2013
  • CMA CGM net profit up in second quarter
  • Committee against MoS proposal to hand over profitable waterways to pvt. firms
  • Ghost bookings, cargo no-shows remain problems for carriers
  • IMO Secretary-General welcomes entry into force of Maritime Labour Convention
  • Keel Logistics makes 'light work' of very heavy cargo movement
  • Lending to shipping sector seen turning the corner
  • Guar gum exports on the rise
  • Wheat exports may top 1 mt on record plunge in INR
  • Maharashtra Chief Secretary participates in infrastructure augmentation meeting at JN Port
  • Major Ports to add 220 mt capacity through 43 projects
  • Seminar on social responsibility organised at Mundra Port
  • Currency swap arrangements may help : Sharma
  • Forex reserves plunge by $ 1.085 bn to $ 277.72 bn
  • Gold import tariff value hiked to $461/10 gm
  • INR recovers in last two days to end week at 65.71
  • MACCIA's FTP seminar on Sept. 3
  • GPLN member handles cable drums
  • Kübler Spedition crosses city with very high oil rig components
  • Port of Virginia achieves new break-bulk high
  • US-based Albacor Shipping goes pink with heavy transformer

International Transport Journalweb site
  • Eco-tax in France from 1 October
  • Truck tolls in Latvia too
  • Indian railways to use more unconventional fuel
  • DSV acquires SBS Worldwide Holdings Ltd
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle to start Oslo Dreamliner operation
  • DB Schenker receives key to new headquarters
  • TNT Express reorganising senior management
  • DP World Manila orders Liebherr equipment
  • JAL changes cargo surcharge
  • High-speed trains - boom over the zenith
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide completes Apreo acquisition
  • CEO of Swissport Geneva appointed
  • Bessere Bedingungen an Bord
  • Cameroon Airlines Corporation adds Abidjan flights
  • Zim posts loss in second quarter
  • From Arvato to DHL

World Wide Shipperweb site
AUGUST 30, 2013
  • Everett port board to vote on Mukilteo Tank Farm nod
  • Fire breaks out onboard Maersk Line container ship
  • Seattle artist's work on display at Portland International Airport
  • Oregon, Washinton governors announce Columbia Crossing deal
  • U.S. rail freight traffic rolls to positive side for week

Fairplayweb site
AUGUST 30, 2013
  • Exmar to build FLNG near Kitimat in BC
    BELGIAN gas carrier operator Exmar has signed a deal with Houston's LNG Partners to build and operate a FLNG plant in British Columbia. Under Exmar's letter of intent, the floating production, liquefaction and storage unit would be built near ...
  • Ningbo Marine sharply cuts losses in 1H
  • Seoul ups offshore aid by up to $45Bn
  • CSSC gains $16.22Bn credit line
  • Japan's imports of Iranian crude rebound
  • Tanjung Offshore reverses to profits
  • JES signs loan deal
  • Capesize correction seen
  • Asian Panamaxes strengthen

The Journal of Commerceweb site
AUGUST 30, 2013
  • How will the "Trucking Renaissance" Impact Shippers?
    JOC Senior Editor Bill Cassidy discusses the trucking industry's increased focus on sustainable profitability, tightening of capacity and other factors contributing to a trucking renaissance. Bill Cassidy will expand his coverage of this topic on a panel at the upcoming Inland Distribution Conference. For more information or to register, click here....
  • ILWU Pulls Out of AFL-CIO
    Fed up with a perceived lack of support from the AFL-CIO during its many recent jurisdictional disputes, one of the organization's most powerful members, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, is pulling out of the umbrella labor organization. "It is with regret but resolve that we have come to the point...
  • ILWU to Appeal Decision on Portland Reefer Container Jobs
    The International Longshore and Warehouse Union will take to a federal appellate court its jurisdictional battle over the handling of refrigerated containers at the Port of Portland, the ILWU stated in a press release. The union was responding to a decision Aug. 28 by a National Labor Relations Board administrative law...
  • CEVA Opens Miami Health Care Cold Chain Hub
    CEVA Logistics has opened a new health care cold chain hub in Miami, Fla., in part to serve the Latin American market. The supply chain management company said it has opened a Good Distribution Practice-compliant and FDA-approved warehouse for the storage, merge-in-transit and repacking of health care products, including pharmaceutical and...
  • CSCL Narrows Loss Slightly on Increased Revenue
    China Shipping Container Lines' loss shrank 1.8 percent year-over-year, to RMB 1.3 billion (approximately US$205.6 million), in the first half of 2013. The shipping company's revenues rose 3.5 percent compared with the same period last year, to RMB 15.9 billion, according to its newly released interim results. CSCL's volume was down 1.6...
  • ILA, USMX Rescind Sept. 16 Chassis Warning
    The International Longshoremen's Association said it has dropped plans for mid-September enforcement of a contract provision allowing the union to refuse to handle chassis pool equipment that is maintained or repaired in port areas by non-ILA workers. The ILA and United State Maritime Alliance had warned in an Aug. 6 letter...
  • New Reefer Rail Service Highlights Growing Niche
    A rendering of McKay TransCold's refrigerated boxcar service that launches early next year.That BNSF Railway refrigerated boxcar trains will begin hauling eggs next year is just another sign of just how far reefer train service has come and the awaiting potential. Come first quarter 2014, McKay TransCold will launch two weekly...
  • Truck Driving: Still a Dangerous Job [Infographic]
    Truck driving is the eighth most dangerous occupation in the U.S., based on fatality rates per 100,000 workers. Truck drivers had a 22.1 fatality rate in 2012, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That compares with workplace fatality rates of 127.9 for lumberjacks, 117 for fishers and 53.4...
  • Port Holes
    The summer of discontent rocking the ports of Oakland and New York-New Jersey shines a bright light on the fragility of marine terminals in an era of big ships, automation, worker protests and environmental pressures. The embarrassing events also highlight the key role container terminals play in the nation's supply...
  • With 3PD, XPO Goes Extra Mile
    The acquisition of 3PD Holding by XPO Logistics seems a detour from the fast-growing logistics company's relentless pursuit of truck freight brokerage business. But XPO Chairman and CEO Bradley S. Jacobs says 3PD, a last-mile delivery logistics operator, not only complements XPO's freight brokerage business but will open new routes...
  • UPDATE: Maersk Kampala Still Fighting Container Fire
    Maersk Kampala in 2007. Photo by Andrew McAlpine, courtesy Maersk Line.The Maersk Kampala, adrift south of the Suez Canal, for a third day was still fighting a fire that broke out in two containers in the foremost bays on its deck. The fire began at approximately 21:00 on Aug. 28 while...
  • Mega-Ship Trend Accelerates
    Mega-ships are both bane and opportunity for container lines, reducing per-container costs while simultaneously fueling overcapacity that puts pressure on freight rates. Data released by Clarksons this week show how aggressively container carriers and non-operating owners are pursuing larger tonnage in a race to drive down operating costs to remain competitive....
  • US Containerized Exports Drop to Two-Year Low
    U.S. containerized exports through June 2013. Source: PIERS. Full-size image U.S. containerized exports fell 6.1 percent year-over-year in June, to 925,043 20-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. This was the lowest volume seen since June 2011 and the first time volume fell below 1 million TEUs...
  • Peak Season Changing for Rail, Truck Carriers
    Haven't seen much of a peak season on the highways and rails? You're not alone. Growing evidence suggests the freight surge ahead of the holidays is coming more in the spring for trucking and translating to spikes, not a peak, for intermodal rail carriers. This change in the seasonality of peak...
  • Manufacturers Thinking Beyond Environmental Realm
    Shippers and third-party logistics providers have embraced numerous strategies to reduce emissions and lower costs in an effort to improve supply chain sustainability. These include carbon mapping, mode shifting, collaborative distribution, routing optimization, use of alternative fuels and hybrid vehicles, and recycling and packaging. Yet emissions reduction is only one part...

TradeWindsweb site
AUGUST 30, 2013
  • Eco uncertainty continues
    Shipowners that are racing to place orders for "eco" tonnage in response to high fuel prices and low newbuilding costs may be jumping the gun, according to an analyst at Morgan Stanley.
  • Will rate pain persist?
    VLCCs trading in the spot market are unlikely to see a significant change in freight rates in early September, shipping researchers told clients Friday.
  • Navig8 nails listing
    Navig8 Product Tankers has raised a huge $170m ahead of a listing on Oslo's red hot over the counter market after its shares proved way more popular than even the company expected.
  • Solvang jumps in Q2
    Norwegian gas carrier specialist Solvang booked a huge rise in net earnings in the second quarter.
  • The 'seahorse' whisperer
    Wall Street legend Wilbur Ross made waves this week when he emerged as one of the architects of an order for a series of ultramax bulkers but many details about the deal are still a mystery.
  • Latvian loses less
    Latvian Shipping Company (LSC) is still being hampered by write-downs on its tankers, but operating results improved in the first half.
  • Maersk looks for exit
    Danish giant AP Moller-Maersk is set to sell another asset by cashing in its shareholding in Hoegh Autoliners.
  • NYK sheds VL oldie
    Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) has reportedly offloaded one of its oldest VLCCs to Thailand's Nathalin Group.
  • Etel crew free
    Libyan gunmen have left a Ukrainian ro-ro caught up in a dispute over a car cargo.
  • Maersk off the top
    Maersk Line has vowed to recover its number one reliability rating among boxship owners after falling to third place in the second quarter.
  • Rickmers profit sliced
    Rickmers Group had its first half earnings chopped by the shipping downturn but still managed to end the period in profit.
  • GSI down on sales
    Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) has reported a huge drop in first half earnings off the back of lower newbuilding orders and prices.
  • On Target for order
    Greece's Target group has returned to the newbuilding arena with a deal for MRs in Korea.
  • HSH loan losses double
    German lender HSH Nordbank's loan-loss provisions have more than doubled in the first half as a shipping recovery looks to be at least 18 months away.
  • Super Puma ban lifted
    Pressure on the North Sea offshore vessel spot market began to ease today after a temporary ban on helicopters was lifted following a crash last week.
  • Box split findings delayed
    ClassNK will take longer than expected to deliver the findings of its investigation into the sinking of the boxship MOL Comfort.
  • SCF profit bashed again
    Russian owner Sovcomflot has posted another big drop in profit for 2013, but next year could see the start of a recovery.
  • Ocean Marine steps up
    Nigeria's Ocean Marine Tankers will be granted national carrier status by the government after snapping up two KOTC tankers.
  • HMM ditches bond plan
    Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has scrapped plans to sell convertible bonds after opting for an equity fundraiser instead.
  • DFDS kills German route
    Danish ro-ro owner DFDS is stopping its unprofitable service between Germany and Lithuania.
  • Ugland crewman killed
    A JJ Ugland crewman has been killed in a fall on a bulker.
  • STX yard workers strike
    Workers at STX Finland's Rauma yard have walked out after a major order was switched to sister plant Turku.
  • Exmar beats out Golar
    Exmar looks to have beaten off competition from Golar LNG for the Douglas Channel floating liquefaction barge contract.
  • Burning bridges
    We take a look at what was said in the market over the past week.
  • GPRT interims improve
    Goldenport Holdings has seen a sizeable improvement in its first half results for 2013 compared to a year ago.
  • JES finalizes funds
    Chinese shipbuilder JES International Holdings has finalized a vital cash injection from an undisclosed US private investment firm.
  • Hyundai seals UASC deal
    Hyundai Heavy Industries has finally put pen to paper on a mega containership order from United Arab Shipping Co (UASC).
  • Fire on Maersk boxship
    A Maersk Line containership is attempting to extinguish a fire on its upper deck just south of the Suez Canal.
  • Basma looks to expand
    Bumi Armada is looking to further expand its product portfolio and has set its sights on the well services industry.
  • Atwood seals juicy deal
    Atwood Oceanics (Atwood) of the US has secured a two-year contract extension for one of its jack-up drilling rigs.
  • Collision clogs waterway
    Authorities in Argentina appear to be struggling to free a feedership that grounded during a collision with a Greek bulker near the mouth of the Parana River nearly five days ago.

American Shipperweb site
AUGUST 30, 2013
  • U.S. to consider more rail crude regulations
    In an emergency session Friday, the U.S. Federal Railroad Administration's Railroad Safety Advisory Committee met to consider additional safety regulations in the wake of the July Quebec train derailment.
  • Texas DOT approves Port Freeport truck corridor
    "This will make us and our local partners more competitive in the global market place by allowing containers that were moving to Houston to be delivered here with more cargo inside," Port Freeport's CEO Glenn Carlson said.
  • U.S. ag exports forecast to reach $140 billion in 2013
  • ITC investigates India's policies against U.S. trade
  • L.A. firms fined for illegal ATV imports
  • Cargo thieves don't stop for Labor Day
    FreightWatch International is expecting increased cargo theft activity over the holdiday weekend, adding that thieves have historically targeted pharmaceuticals and electronics during this time.
  • Commerce secretary says 6.4 million jobs linked to exports
  • Ex-Im Bank's $1.5 billion financing helps Mexico's oil company
  • ILA to vote on local contract in Hampton Roads
  • Hyundai fires back at negative Drewry report
    Drewry Maritime Equity Research said valuations of the two big South Korean liners indicate they are in poor financial health. However, HMM, part of the giant Hyundai Group, said it was prepared to weather financial adversity.
  • AAR: Crude by rail growing
  • AMI begins service in Miami
  • Old Dominion cracks Fortune's fastest-growing list
  • Executive moves
  • Chassis threat rescinded

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
AUGUST 30, 2013
  • Weekly global market report
    A weekly price round up from bunkering hubs around the world.
  • Americas fuel prices end week on lower note
    Demand was said to be slow in Cartagena on Friday.
  • O.W. Bunker launches offshore West Africa operations
    Operation will cover Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal and offshore waters down to the Ivory Coast.
  • Spanish government to ban bunkering at sea off Gibraltar
    Government announces it will change law to ban bunkering at sea in at attempt to protect maritime zones.
  • Statoil extends charter for LNG-fuelled vessel
    Vessel's dual fuel engines allow it to operate on gas, as well as HFO and MDO.
  • TEN-T recommends LNG bunkering projects for funding
    TEN-T Call 2012 has selected seven LNG related projects to be recommended for funding.
  • 'Eco' design a competitive advantage, says investor
    Market should have improved by the time newbuilds are ready.
  • Fujairah bunker prices drop
    But outlook mixed in South African markets.
  • Prices head down across Europe
    Piraeus pricing goes against trend.
  • Time running out for Danish ferry operator
    Company expecting to make full-year loss.
  • Danish port to set up 'world's first' biofuel plant to supply ships
    Expecting huge demand for sulphur-free fuel made from biomass that it says can be blended with existing marine fuels.
  • NOL set on efficiency gains
    Company believes there is more to do to save on fuel, after 54% of 2012 savings were bunker-related.
  • Bunker prices dip in Asian trade
    Improvement in demand noted across most key ports.
  • Reports: Ust-Luga players banned from bunkering vessels
    Major Russian suppliers seeking to clarify order and requirements for bunkering at the port.
  • O.W. Bunker expansion in India 'an important step'
    Development a reflection of the firm's commitment towards regional customers, says Managing Director.
  • Irish Continental posts lower profits for H1 2013
    Firm has benefited from lower fuel costs, says chairman.
  • Hellenic Petroleum deeper in red
    Firm noted higher international bunkering sales offset lower coastal marine volumes in H1 2013.
  • COSCO sharply narrows losses on sell-offs
    Company spent RMB1.47 billion less on bunkers in H1 2013.
  • Studies: LNG best bunker alternative for bulkers
    Conclusion arrived at by three separate research papers.
  • Western Ferries showcases fuel efficient newbuilds
    Modern car ferries able to produce lower exhaust gas emissions, says spokesman.

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
››› File
Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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