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22:51 GMT+2
January 3, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • ICTSI quits Syria, declares civil war unsustainable, too dangerous
  • Biggest box maker seeks US$600 million on US debt market to ease its debt
  • Port of Genoa container growth up 11.5pc to 2 million TEU in 2012
  • Ports of Rotterdam, Antwerp record flat container traffic in 2012
  • Wan Hai-Yang Ming intra-Asia THI loop calls at Shenzhen's loop Shekou
  • Four-week unloading of pre-cast units off near Wan Chai ferry pier
  • Modernised Lanzhou shunting yard opens after three years construction
  • Singapore Merchant Shipping Safety Convention rules take effect in January
  • More scrapping, sparked by eco-rules, eases overcapacity concerns
  • Pakistani fruit shippers appeal for subsidies as reefer rates rocket
  • GE Aviation to sell its hydraulic thrust reverser unit for US$200 million
  • US Customs makes biggest seizure of east Africa's narcotic plant, khat
  • Uganda calls on more girls to join the prestigious aviation industry

Exim Indiaweb site
JANUARY 2, 2013
  • GAC India now a TRACE member
  • Northern India Multimodal Logistics Awards drawing good response
  • Anti-dumping duty sought against Indian shrimp
  • Coffee exports decline by 17 pc to 47,159 t in Oct.-Dec.
  • Cut in base price for edible oils imports
  • Exports to US equate to 155 pc of its imports from India
  • FIMI seeks duty cut on iron ore fines exports
  • Govt imposes safeguard duty on Chinese electrical insulators
  • Low demand fuels petrol car exports
  • Quality certification must for tea exports below a cut off price from Feb. 1: Board
  • Kahlon takes over as KoPT Chairman
  • Port & dock workers to get increased bonus after revised PLI/PLR
  • VOC Port handles record amount of gypsum in bulk
  • Freight corridor through SGNP approved
  • EPCES calls for removing MAT & DDT on SEZs
  • Quick Take

Marine Logweb site
JANUARY 2, 2013
  • Coast Guard lands salvage team on grounded rig
  • Signet Shipbuilding delivers deck barge
  • BAE Norfolk gets $50 million Navy contract mod
  • Great Lakes Dredge acquires Terra Contracting assets
  • Cecon gets construction financing for Davie newbuilds
  • Mississippi shutdown looms
  • Shell Alaska drilling unit grounds after tow is lost
  • Westcon Group buys Florø shipyard and design group

World Wide Shipperweb site
JANUARY 2, 2013
  • FTZ Board report shows big increase in exports
  • Nautilus changing brand of Suderman subsidiaries
  • Maritime Commerce Club seeking nominations for 2013 'Old Salt'
  • Port of Tacoma schedules series of free bus tours
  • New year brings updates to ship energy efficiency rules

Lloyd's Listweb site
JANUARY 2, 2013
  • German finance watchdog orders scrutiny of banks' shipping loans
    Directing auditors to check shipping portfolios in depth is likely to spark additional writedowns
  • Liquid bulk overload
    Scrapping must rise as yet more tanker ordering points to trouble ahead
  • Lauritzen takes $167m writedown
    Impairment equivalent to 8% of fleet value
  • Precious Shipping avoids long-term contracts
    Firm books only 13.5% of time charter days for next four years
  • Back from the brink
    US moves at the 11th hour to dodge fiscal crisis and avert chaos in its ports
  • Port-Evo develops first inland box depot in Bangladesh
    Project upgrades transport links between Chittagong and Dhaka
  • Mediators buy time but have yet to settle US east coast ports dispute
    'Container cliff' looms as the clock is reset for contract talks
  • Shell deal heralds fresh fears over product tanker orderbook
    MR tanker segment looks 'bloated'
  • STX shipbuilding and offshore chief resigns after assets sellout
    Lee steps down as chaebol positions itself to exit shipping
  • China Merchants expands foothold in east Africa
    DP World holds remaining stake in Djibouti's Doraleh Container Terminal
  • Japan Marine United finally launched
    IHI Marine United and Universal Shipbuilding merge after months of delays

Fairplayweb site
JANUARY 2, 2013
  • Transfield targets North China Shipping bulker
    LIQUIDATORS of Transfield ER have filed a $57M claim against North China Shipping and are seeking to seize a bulker in Tacoma, Washington
  • OSG moves to curb sales of covered claims
    BANKRUPT OSG is seeking to restrict the sale of covered claims, including bonds, in an effort to shield tax credits
  • Founder ups Paragon stake
    PARAGON Shipping founder Michael Bodouroglou now owns 55.5% of the company following his recent equity infusion, according to an SEC filing
  • Davie to restart work on Cecon vessels
    DAVIE Shipyard's new owner told Fairplay today that work would start before February on three unfinished offshore vessels
  • US private equity swoops on containers
    GERMAN KG house Buss Capital has sold two container equipment fleets totalling 275,000 units for $410M to US private equity interests
  • Swiber notes value raised
    OFFSHORE player Swiber Holdings said today it has increased the value of its medium-term multicurrency notes scheme from S$700M ($573M) to S$1Bn
  • Sour box sector predicted
    A RECORD newbuilding influx was seen today keeping box shipping's outlook sour all this year
  • ICTSI tells why it quit Syria
    ICTSI said today its shutdown of Tartous port operations in Syria had been forced by a steep volume fall as well as war-risk factors
  • LPG spot demand seen picking up
    CONTRACT prices for LPG in January have been lowered by SAUDI ARAMCO, suggesting that spot demand is picking up, traders told Fairplay today
  • Japan's vehicle export fall continues
    JAPAN'S vehicle exports fell for the fourth straight month in November, according to the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association
  • Scrapping S&Ps slowed
    SCRAPPING prices and demolition sales slowed with the approach of the New Year
  • Mercator Lines axes timecharters
    MERCATOR Lines (Singapore) said today it will terminate timecharter agreements for two bulkers and is discussing a similar move to cancel a third bulker

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JANUARY 2, 2013
  • Widespread Weakness in US Intermodal Rates
    Domestic U.S. intermodal rates weakened broadly this week, reflecting the slack, post-holiday season. Of the 36 lanes tracked weekly by IDS, 32 either dropped or remained the same from the prior week, with declines seen on lanes in all four directions. An average of West-to-East lanes dipped from $2,518 to $2,505...
  • OCU Strike Puts a Crimp in LA-LB Container Growth
    West Coast container volumes in November declined 6 percent compared to November 2011, reflecting the impact the strike by office clerical workers in Los Angeles-Long Beach had on business at the ports. Containerized imports in November were down 6 percent and exports dropped 7 percent, according to numbers published Wednesday on...
  • BlueGrace Logistics Honored in 2012 Inc. 500/5000 and Inc. Hire Power List
    RIVERVIEW, Fla. - BlueGrace Logistics announced today that it has been featured in both the 2012 Inc. 500/5000 and Inc.'s inaugural Hire Power Awards list, which recognized the fastest-growing private companies in the United States and businesses that have created the most jobs in America the past three years, respectively. In...
  • American Science and Engineering, Inc. Awarded Order for Sentry Portal Cargo Inspection System from Government Agency in Asia to Scan Air Cargo
    BILLERICA, Mass. - American Science and Engineering, Inc. ("AS&E") (Nasdaq:ASEI), a leading worldwide supplier of innovative X-ray detection solutions, announced today the receipt of an order for one Sentry(TM) Portal cargo screening system from a government agency to protect an airport in Asia. Aviation security officials will use AS&E's Sentry...
  • US Manufacturing Activity Picks Up
    Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in December following one month of contraction, and the overall U.S. economy grew for the 43rd consecutive month, according to the latest ISM report on manufacturing. The PMI index registered 50.7 percent, an increase of 1.2 percentage points from November's reading of 49.5 percent, indicating expansion...
  • Launch of New PCN Invoice Monitoring System
    Screenshot of Project Cargo Network's new Invoice Monitoring System. LISS, England -Project Cargo Network (PCN) www.projectcargonetwork.com today launched a new online Invoice Monitoring System designed to encourage healthy cash flow between their Members and to prevent late payments. PCN Chairwoman, Rachel Humphrey said "As PCN is one of the fastest growing networks...
  • Lynden International Opens Service Center in Alberta
    Freight forwarding and logistics company Lynden International has opened a new service center at Edmonton International Airport in Alberta, to meet the increasing demand for transportation services for Canada's oil and gas industry. "We are expanding our long-established truck transportation offerings to include import and export services, freight forwarding, customs brokerage...
  • Canadian National Merges Chicago-Area Rail Affiliates
    Class I railroad Canadian National Railway has completed the merger of the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway Company into its Wisconsin Central subsidiary. The merger of the two rail affiliates that connect in the Chicago area will simplify CN's corporate structure and operations in the U.S., the company said in a...
  • Halifax Port to Boost Fees
    Halifax Port Authority in Nova Scotia will increase fees, effective March 1. Harbor dues, berthage and wharfage fees on containerized cargo will increase by 1.2 percent, and wharfage fees on non-containerized cargo will increase by 3 percent....
  • Hapag-Lloyd to Hike Indian Subcontinent-Latin America Rates
    Ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd will increase rates for all cargoes and container types from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to Mexico, Central America (including Panama), the west and east coasts of South America, and the Caribbean. Effective Feb. 1, 2013, the company said, rates will go up by $500 per 20-foot-equivalent...
  • Europe's Manufacturing Sector Ended 2012 in Slump
    Europe's manufacturing sector ended 2012 in a slump, with production levels and new orders decreasing further in December as demand from domestic and export markets remains low, according to business surveyor Markit Economics. The Final Eurozone Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index was at 46.1 in December, down from 46.2 in November, showing...
  • CMA CGM Plans Two Rounds of India, Pakistan Rate Hikes
    CMA CGM is planning two rounds of rate hikes for goods moving from India and Pakistan to a variety of destinations worldwide - North Europe, the Mediterranean, the Baltic, the Black Sea, North Africa, South and Central America, the Caribbean and Canada, as well as Houston, Texas. Effective Feb. 1, 2013,...
  • U.S. Lines Enhances Cutoff Times for Oceania Service
    Ocean carrier U.S. Lines has improved cutoff times for its weekly PSW-1 service from Oakland, Calif., and Los Angeles to Australia and New Zealand, starting immediately. From Oakland, the dry and reefer cargo cutoff will be Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. Vessels will depart on Thursday nights. From Los Angeles, the dry cargo...
  • Aprile Cool Solutions, Easyfresh Merge Reefer Networks
    Aprile Cool Solutions, Aprile SpA's refrigerated container division, has merged with Easyfresh, a Valencia, Spain-based logistics company specializing in temperature controlled cargo, effective Jan. 1. The merger will improve ACS's network in the reefer logistics market, the Genoa, Italy-based company said in a written statement. "It is essential that we tie up...
  • Hapag-Lloyd Restores Lisbon Call to Med Canada Service
    Hapag-Lloyd's Med Canada Service. Ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd will resume eastbound calls at Lisbon, Portugal, starting Jan. 13, as part of its Med Canada Service, which runs between Canada and the Mediterranean. The eastbound call at the Portuguese capital was added in October but was suspended shortly thereafter because of a strike, which...
  • ILA, Employers Focus on Work Rules
    The International Longshoremen's Association and its employers are shifting their attention to work rules now that a deal on container royalties has averted an East and Gulf Coast dockworker strike. The ILA and United States Maritime Alliance agreed last week to extend their coastwide master contract and supplementary local agreements through...
  • UPS Launches International Express Freight Service
    UPS today announced a new express air freight service, UPS Worldwide Express Freight, for time-sensitive international heavyweight shipments. The service is an extension of the UPS Worldwide Express package portfolio. Customers can now ship pallets of more than 150 pounds from 37 origins to 41 destinations, including overnight shipping from the...
  • Drewry Container Rate Benchmark Flat for Third Week
    Trans-Pacific eastbound spot rates were flat for the third straight week, according to the weekly Drewry Hong Kong-Los Angeles container rate benchmark issued Wednesday. The rate stood at $2,213 per 40-foot container for the week, unchanged from the prior two weeks. The index began the year roughly 20 percent above...
  • ICTSI Pulls Out of War-Torn Syria
    Philippine port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc., is abandoning its business in Syria because of the dangerous environment caused by the country's civil war. Under the investment agreement between ICTSI's Syrian subsidiary Tartous International Container Terminal, which has been operating at the Port of Tartous, and Tartous Port General Company, wars and...
  • Suderman Rebranded as Metro
    Nautilus International Holding has rebranded its cargo and cruise subsidiary companies Suderman Contracting Stevedores and Suderman Terminals have been rebranded as Metro Ports, Metro Cruise Services and Metro Shore Services, effective Jan. 1, according to James R. Callahan, chairman, Nautilus president and CEO. The change will not affect the current legal status...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JANUARY 2, 2013
  • China Merchants expands foothold in east Africa
  • Shipping recognised in New Year Honours
    Britain's shipping industry is rounding off a good year in which it managed to perform well during a tough economic climate with several mentions in the 2013 New ...
  • Hefty rate hikes for reefer cargo
    Shippers of chilled and frozen produce are facing hefty rate increases as container lines target refrigerated cargo.Following Maersk Line's announcement a few months ...
  • Gothenburg to build logistics centre
    The port of Gothenburg has obtained state clearance to invest EUR18 million to build a new 24,000sq metre logistics centre which will be leased out to DB Schenker ...
  • USEC strike concerns persist
    Such has been the brinkmanship of contract negotiations covering 14,500 longshoremen at US container ports from Boston to Houston that the December 29 11th ...
  • Fiscal cliff fall avoided
    Equities around the world responded positively today to the news from the US that its economy had been saved from the very edge of the so-called fiscal cliff by ...

TradeWindsweb site
JANUARY 2, 2013
  • ICTSI pulls out of Syria
    International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI), says it is pulling out of the Syrian Arab Republic due to the worsening civil war in the country.
  • Grounded Kulluk 'stable'
    Shell's grounded Kulluk drilling rig was stable after being cut lose from a troubled AHTS and running aground off Alaska.
  • Royal's New Year sneer
    Attempts to avoid heavy weather placed Royal Caribbean at the centre of a New Years Eve storm in Sydney.
  • Big John is your best bet
    John Fredriksen-backed shipping companies appear the best way for investors to deploy their funds this year, according to Arctic Securities.
  • CEO's present opened
    Michael Bodouroglou is sitting on Paragon Shipping shares worth almost $14m after his Christmas Eve present for the bulker owner.
  • BDI opens down
    Dry-cargo rates entered 2013 on a downward path amid gloomy predictions for the year ahead.
  • Wilbur's judgment date
    Shipping markets need to recover in 2014 if the industry's most famous newcomer Wilbur Ross is to maximise his returns.
  • Hagland's newbuild hope
    Broker says only one third of North Sea ready PSV newbuilds will arrive in 2013.
  • Indian summer for FAR oldie
    Farstad Shipping has booked a modest profit from the sale of an ageing anchor handler.
  • PE cash for Cecon
    Cecon has turned to private equity to secure the future of three troublesome newbuildings at Davie Yards.
  • Queen crowns trio
    Three individuals with shipping connections had extra reason to celebrate the arrival of 2013 having been recognised in the New Year honours list.
  • Fred Olsen starts fast
    Fred Olsen has enjoyed a happy start to the New Year after netting a $90m contract with Petrobras.
  • Mercator culls a pair
    Mercator Lines Singapore has cut up contracts for a pair of post-panamax bulkers owned by Italian companies.
  • Farewell Floro
    STX has continued its asset disposal efforts by offloading one of its Norwegian shipyards.

American Shipperweb site
JANUARY 2, 2013
  • ICTSI pulls out of Syria terminal
    The Philippine terminal operator said Wednesday it has pulled out of a terminal it operates in Tartous, Syria, including its people, due to the ongoing civil war in the Middle East nation.
  • Skipped sailings coordinated to reduce capacity
    Two rival groups of ocean carriers with separate weekly loops in the Asia-to-east coast of South America trade are each skipping alternate sailings and taking slots on each other's ships to reduce their overall capacity.
  • UPS starts time-sensitive heavyweight program
  • Lynden International opens Edmonton office
  • Huerta confirmed as FAA administrator
    Before joining the agency in 2010, Michael Huerta served as managing director of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, worked in the U.S. Transportation Department, and ran the port of San Francisco.
  • With tentative container royalty deal, ILA-USMX turn to NY issues
    The union and employers agreed last week to continue contract negotiations through Feb. 6, averting a strike that would have begun on Dec. 30, but there are still difficult issues for the two sides to address in the weeks ahead.
  • Growing ENTREC buys U.S. crane service
  • Oil rig runs aground off Alaska
  • TTX outook calls for slow U.S. economy
    The growth of the U.S. container industry will be modest this year as the U.S. economy, led by consumer demand, continues to sputter at a weak pace, according to a forecast by the giant North American railcar provider.
  • Vietnam ramps up clothing exports

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JANUARY 2, 2013
  • Bunkers International undergoes staff and corporate changes
    Firm hires new General Manager in Turkey and also expands product offerings.
  • Global energy efficiency regulation now in force
    Other amendments to MARPOL Annex VI also in force, including a new ECA.
  • Fujairah sees bunker prices firm
    Prices unchanged in Suez.
  • Bunker prices firm in European hubs
    Hamburg bunker prices make strong gains.
  • WFS completes Multi Service acquisition
    'The Multi Service acquisition will expand our presence in the payment processing industry,' says WFS CEO.
  • LNG bunker market 'could develop around US coastal trade'
    Study suggests an LNG bunker market could be in place within two to three years.
  • Fuel oil players cut onshore storage in Singapore
    Observers say shipping slump means it is cheaper to hire VLCCs.
  • Delivery of bunker vessels delayed
    Both ships will be delivered to the charterer by the first quarter of this year.
  • Bunker prices rise in Asia at start of year
    No indications from Japan as the offices are closed for the holidays.
  • Bunker supplier withdraws from Singapore market
    Company elected not to renew bunker licence.
  • Fuel monitoring tech firm gets funding boost
    Red Dot Ventures will help Ascenz gain a foothold in the China market.
  • Brightoil delays delivery of fourth VLCC
    Move anticipated to have a 'positive impact' on the future value of the VLCC.
  • Bunker fuel demand to rise this year
    Accelerating world trade will push up bunker costs.
  • Titan delays release of financial result
    Due to uncertainty surrounding the outcome of its court proceedings in Bermuda.

No from the Government of London to a state guarantee on new loans requested by Harland & Wolff
"The market is in the best position to resolve the business issues faced by the company," he said.
In the port of Naples, the work of strengthening the dam foranea Duke d' Aosta is initiated.
Danish Norden buys Norwegian Norlat Shipping
Is specialized in the maritime transport of forest products
Meyer Werft confirms the possibility of implementing the restructuring of the navalmechanical group
Meyer Werft confirms the possibility of implementing the restructuring of the navalmechanical group
Announced the definition of a draft of a plan that is expected to be completed in 2028
IBIA, the current carbon intensity indicator of the IMO penalises the bunkerage business
Submitted a proposal to change the CII ahead of the next session of the MEPC
COSCO Shipping Ports, in June new historical record of monthly container traffic
Hong Kong
In the April-June period of this year, a new quarterly record was also recorded
Slight quarterly and semester growth of container traffic in the port of Algeciras
New locomotives for transalpine transport of SBB Cargo International
Munich of Bavaria
Order to Siemens Mobility
New historical record of monthly container traffic in the port of Barcelona
Also recorded new maximum spikes of quarterly and semi-annual containerized volumes
New historical record of monthly container traffic in the port of Barcelona
In the second quarter, freight traffic in the Antwerp-Zeegrugge port system grew by 4% percent.
In the second quarter, freight traffic in the Antwerp-Zeegrugge port system grew by 4% percent.
The containers were equal to almost 3.4 million teu (+ 2%)
Port of Rotterdam, in recovery of container traffic in the second quarter
Port of Rotterdam, in recovery of container traffic in the second quarter
In the second half of the year, volumes are expected to rise in other market segments.
CMA CGM accords with Google to apply artificial intelligence to group operations
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Los Angeles grew by 14.4%
Los Angeles
ABB's earnings growth while falling orders
Increase in commits in the maritime, port and chemical sectors
Assiterminal, use EU ETS funds for investment in infrastructure and new equipment for port businesses
Assiterminal, use EU ETS funds for investment in infrastructure and new equipment for port businesses
The trade unions are abandoning the confrontational drift on the Ccnl.
Marsa Maroc will operate two terminals in the Beninese port of Cotonou
The business will be held together with the new public-private company Bénin Manutentions
Clerc (Maersk) : The next few months will also be characterized by a containerized hold deficiency in the face of high demand
Agreement in Bahrain to set up a shipyard recycling yard
In May, the decline of naval traffic in the Suez Canal was accentuated.
In May, the decline of naval traffic in the Suez Canal was accentuated.
The Cairo
The crossings of tankers have decreased by -41.5% and those of ships of other type by -59.4%
Cognolate is the new president of Assiterminal
Ferrari confirmed director of the association of port terminalists
The shareholders ' assembly of Assiterminal, who unanimously elected Tomaso Cognolate president of the association of terminalists ...
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
CIMAC has been accredited with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization
Frankfurt am Main
General cargo ship stopped and sanctioned by the Coast Guard of Genoa
Found serious breaches of European ship recycling law
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
Training of the personnel of the shipowner group to quantum computation
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.
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
New service of Bertani Transport for car rail transport between Chignolo Po and Cassino
Made a trip per week with the aim of doubling the frequency
Trafigura becomes sole proprietor of the High Heat Tankers
Acquired 50% of the capital in hand at Gearbulk
6.5% of the fleet in navigation is able to use alternative fuels or propulsions
Positive the second quarter of Wärstilä
Helsinki / Trieste / Rome
Accentuated growth in the maritime segment
Launched a ro-pax of Bluferries
From the beginning of next year, he will connect Villa San Giovanni with Messina
Fincantieri-Hera agreement for the optimisation of the waste cycle
Bologna / Rome
A newco will be established. The activity will be launched at the shipyard in Monfalcone
Japan's ENEOS cedes fleet of tankers and bulk carriers to a participating newco at 80% percent from NYK
The sale does not include ships for the transportation of crude oil
EU funds for 765 million euros at new railway line-Lyon
Also funded access to the Brenner Base Tunnel
Medtruck (MSC group), agreement with trade unions on salary and rights
In the next 15 days workers will be called upon to speak out on the deal.
Inaugurated the new intermodal rail link between the Central Tuscany Interport and the Darsena Toscana Terminal
On arrival in the port of La Spezia the naval means for the construction of the new pier cruises
The Spezia
They will be used for the consolidation of the seabed and prefabrication and laying of the casks
Rhenus has inaugurated two plants near Bologna and Milan.
New branches in Castel San Pietro and Casei Gerola
In June the Port of Long Beach sets a new container traffic record for this month
Long Beach
The EIB finances 90 million of the project of the Darsena Europa of the port of Livorno
Warriors : full political and financial support for its realization
Agreement between the AdSP of the Central Adriatic and the State Police for the prevention and contrast of cyber crimes
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
Dam of Genoa, Third Valico and motorway grate-points out-are essential works
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
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On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Tomaso Cognolato
Roma, 17 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
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