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January 4, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • Maersk revives sailings on its Far East-North Europe AE9 service
  • Carriers resume call at Dammam again after Ramadan congestion cleared
  • Mainland-Taiwan rates must be filed with Shanghai Shipping Exchange
  • China Merchants buys control of Djibouti's Red Sea container terminal
  • APL launches Japan Straits 1 service to serve south east Asian ports
  • Jebel Ali Port Terminal 2-3 expansion on track to open in 2013-2014
  • Weifang port's first container shipping line launched as short-sea service
  • Ex-ELAA boss Chris Bourne makes Queen's Honours List as MBE recipient
  • Great White Fleet upgrades as Chiquita shifts from reefer ships to boxes
  • Panama expansion half done after US$4.3 billion in contracts over 5 years
  • DHL Global Forwarding launches 12 new shipping services from China
  • Money-losing same-day shipping craze hits Amazon-fearing US retailers
  • Aeroflot dumps GSSA Active, plans to go it alone with Internet sales
  • Chongqing state body launches air cargo charter flights to Hong Kong
  • Vietnamese jet fuel thieves sell cleaning burning aviation petrol

Exim Indiaweb site
JANUARY 3, 2013
  • Quick Take
  • Adani Hazira Container Terminal commences paperless, online web transactions for terminal operations
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Port, trade look forward to a better 2013
  • JN Port handles 64.21 mt, 4.25 m TEUs in 2012
  • Lukewarm response to KoPTs new tender for contractor at HDC
  • INR turns weak on fresh dollar demand

International Transport Journalweb site
JANUARY 3, 2013
  • Emirates adds second B777-300ER to Glasgow
    Dubai-based Emirates upgraded its second daily Glasgow (UK) flight from 1 January 2013 by adding a second daily Boeing B777-300ER to replace the Airbus A340-300. The move gives an ...
  • Etihad increases Lahore Service
    Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' national airline based in Abu Dhabi, has boosted its services to Pakistan. From 2 January 2013, the airline began to operate four addition...
  • Northeast Asian airlines extend services until 30 March
    Eva Air has extended its Taipei - Bangkok (Thailand) service until the end of the winter 2012/13 season. From 1 January to 30 March 2013, the Taiwanese carrier is operating 15 week...
  • Rhenus Office Systems scoops up Docu Care BV in Netherlands
    The document logistics firm Rhenus Office Systems, a member of the German logistics company Rhenus, took over the Dutch firm Docu Care BV, headquartered in Sint Anthonis, on 1 Janu...
  • NYK-Hinode Line and NYK Global Bulk to merge
    NYK-Hinode Line Ltd and NYK Global Bulk Corporation (NGB), two key wholly owned subsidiary companies of the Japanese shipping company NYK, agreed to begin preparations to merge las...
  • Two major contracts for Mercedes-Benz Lkw in Turkey
    Mercedes-Benz Lkw has landed two major contracts in Turkey. One is from the long-standing Mersin-based client Kahramali Logistics that ordered 150 Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks to re...
  • Russian Railways completes acquisition of 75% stake in Gefco
    JSC Russian Railways has completed its acquisition of 75% of the shares of Gefco SA from the French car manufacturer PSA Peugeot Citroen. The deal cost a total of EUR 800 million. ...
  • Court rules in favour of cleaner trucks in California
    Nearly a million of old heavy-duty diesel vehicles running on roads in the US state of California must clean up their pollution, according to a district court ruling. The regulatio...
  • InterRail positions itself in Caucasus
    Switzerland-based InterRail Holding AG acquired a 50% shareholding in the rail service provider AzerRail in Baku (Azerbaijan) on 1 January 2013. The other 50% stake is held by the ...
  • New operations manager for Combi Lift's Australia team
    Combi Lift's team in Australia was strengthened by new operations manager, Eike Hemp, on 1 January. The Australian team already counts Micki Hellerup as project manager and Michael...
  • BNSF Logistics acquires Albacor Shipping
    After nearly a year of negotiations, the shareholders of the Albacor Shipping Group have decided to sell their business to BNSF Logistics and to become a part of the Berkshire Ha...
  • Reshuffle at Etihad Cargo division
    There have been several key appointments within Etihad Airways' cargo team. Robert Fordree has been promoted from senior network performance manager to head of cargo handling. Ford...

Marine Logweb site
JANUARY 3, 2013
  • Transocean agrees to pay $1.4 billion Deepwater Horizon...
  • DFDS in RO/RO negotiations with P+S Werften
  • Star Bulk lenders agree to deferment of payments
  • Crowley makes VP appointment

World Wide Shipperweb site
JANUARY 3, 2013
  • Evergreen Line christens new L-type container ship
  • Port of Portland schedules PDX noise committee meeting
  • Crowley taps Yacavone as petroleum team V.P.
  • Boeing setting records with 2012 airplane orders
  • New SOLAS lifeboat rules entered into force January 1

Lloyd's Listweb site
JANUARY 3, 2013
  • Unhappy new year
    Although many will tread water in 2013 others will join the corporate casualties
  • Glimmers of hope for rates on key Asia-Europe box trades
    Freight Forecaster reveals positive indicators but other lanes remain subdued
  • Product tankers position themselves for growth in India-Europe trade
    Fresh refinery closures in Europe will boost longhaul imports of diesel
  • Chemtanker owner predicts mass scrapping in next four years
    Older fleet phase-out will free space for new tankers, Gefo predicts
  • DFDS in talks with P+S to complete ro-ro orders
    Bankrupt shipbuilder hopes to fulfil contract for two freight ferries
  • JadeWeserPort faces legal fight over vessel dues
    Eurogate sues port authority over range of fees
  • Stay out of shipping for now, says Mehrotra
    Offshore investments are the only safe bet today, warns Foresight boss
  • Star Bulk announces covenant waivers
    Deal will free up cash and cut interest bill, says dry bulk operator
  • Mexico's Tomza becomes a VLGC owner
    Company joins others eyeing a bright 2014 for gas ships
  • Thoresen Shipping opens Europe base
    Parent company renews bid to raise capital from a rights offering
  • South Korean shipbuilders set out their new year resolutions
    Yards play it safe after missing 2012 targets
  • Sweetheart price
    Fincantieri buying a majority stake in profitable STX OSV carries a caveat
  • Textainer continues box buy-up
    Bermuda giant takes on 24,000 teu of managed dry freight containers
  • Junior lenders target non-Chapter 11 assets in Omega Navigation case
    Latest legal twist comes on eve of crucial hearing

Fairplayweb site
JANUARY 3, 2013
  • US tax deal lifts project cargo sector
    WIND ENERGY tax credits included in legislation passed by Congress on 1 January to avoid the US 'fiscal cliff' will support project cargo imports for at least a year
  • STX shipbuilding boss pays price by quitting
    STX vice-chairman Lee Jong Chul has resigned from the South Korean conglomerate, less than a month after he was deployed to oversee its shipbuilding business
  • Sanctions kill Iran's Asian LPG exports
    SANCTIONS against Iran have wiped out LPG exports to Asia
  • Nam Cheong incorporates two subsidiaries
    MALAYSIA'S OSV builder Nam Cheong said it has incorporated two new wholly owned subsidiaries in Labuan, Malaysia
  • Chaebols bid for KL
    FIVE SOUTH Korean companies are bidding to take over compatriot Korea Line
  • Bumi Armada lent $276M
    MALAYSIA'S offshore player Bumi Armada Berhad said it has secured syndicated term loan of up to $276.4M for its jointly owned unit Armada D1
  • Ezra sells unit in Norway
    SINGAPORE-listed offshore player Ezra Holdings said it has disposed of all its shares in wholly owned Norwegian subsidiary Hinna Base for 62.2M krone ($11.2M) in cash
  • Japan Marine United finally takes off
    JAPAN Marine United, the much-heralded combination of Japanese shipbuilders Universal and IHI Marine, finally took off in the New Year
  • VLCC demand rise can't nudge rates
    DESPITE rising demand for crude shipments in mid-January, VLCC rates are remaining soft because of ample tonnage, brokers told Fairplay today

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JANUARY 3, 2013
  • United Airlines Launches First 787 Dreamliner International Route
    Boeing 787 Dreamliner. United Airlines, the North American launch customer of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, has received its sixth 787-8 and initiated its first international route from Los Angeles to Tokyo. The Los Angeles to Tokyo route will offer a daily flight, including a return flight, starting immediately. United Airlines will also...
  • Port of Montreal Presents Gold-Headed Cane
    Jean-Luc Bédard, Port of Montreal's harbour master and vice president of operations (left) with Captain Deepinder Singh of the Mississauga Express. (CNW Group/Montreal Port Authority) MONTREAL - Montreal Port Authority (MPA) President and CEO Sylvie Vachon officially inaugurated the start of a new year of activity at the Port of Montreal...
  • Port of Montreal Welcomes First Ocean-Going Vessel of 2013
    Mississauga Express. MONTREAL - By crossing the Port of Montreal's downstream limits at Sorel at 1:12, the Bermuda-flagged Mississauga Express became the first ocean-going vessel to reach the Port of Montreal without a stopover in 2013. The Mississauga Express, under the command of Captain Deepinder Singh, is a container-ship operated by shipping...
  • Robert L. Johnson Acquires R. Thompson Trucking
    Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and chairman of RLJ Equity Partners, today announced the acquisition of regional trucking company R. Thompson Trucking, now RLJ Thompson Trucking, from Linx Capital Partners. RLJ will partner with President and CEO Richard L. Thompson and the rest of the senior...
  • US Intermodal Rail Volume Nears Record in 2012
    U.S. intermodal rail volume rose 3.2 percent year-over-year in 2012, marking the second most robust year since 2006, according to the Association of American Railroads. The 374,918 intermodal units handled last year was 14,885 units, or 0.1 percent, less than the high hit in 2006. Carload traffic in 2012 fell 3.1...
  • Trimble Acquires ALK Technologies
    California-based logistics technology company Trimble Navigation today acquired ALK Technologies, a privately owned Princeton, N.J.-based company that specializes in transportation tools. The addition of ALK is expected to extend and complement Trimble's Transportation and Logistics product portfolio and will be reported as part of Trimble's mobile solutions segment. Financial terms of...
  • Radiant Logistics Acquires International Freight Systems
    ichigan-based transportation company Radiant Logistics has acquired operating partner and freight forwarder International Freight Systems of Oregon, which has operated its air freight division under the company's Airgroup brand since 2007. The company structured the transaction with a portion of the expected purchase price payable in the subsequent periods based on...
  • Evergreen Debuts Eighth L-Type Container Ship
    Bronson Hsieh, second vice group chairman of Evergreen Group (third left); Sook-Je Lee, sponsor for the new ship's rope cutting (center) and the crew of Ever Leader. Taiwan-based Evergreen Group today held a naming ceremony for the Ever Leader, Evergreen Line's eighth L-type container ship, at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard. The...
  • Hapag-Lloyd Launches Colombia-Haiti Service
    Hapag-Lloyd has announced a new service to Cap Haitien, Haiti. The service will operate under a connecting carrier agreement with Frontier Line, offering a weekly connection with a transit time of four days from the Port of Cartagena, Colombia....
  • PD Ports Launches New Operating System at Teesport
    PD Ports launches Navis operating system. British port operator PD Ports has installed a new terminal operating system at Teesport's container terminal. The system was built by software development company Navis to streamline operations and improve services for customers. It covers wide span gantry crane operations and port-centric logistics activities. The system was...
  • Jaxport Moves Forward on Intermodal Rail Terminal
    The Port of Jacksonville recently spent $2.4 million for a 2.4-acre site that will become the home of a $30 million intermodal container rail terminal. The facility, which will connect to a CSX Transportation line, will allow shippers to move their containers from nearby terminals, particulary the adjacent TraPac terminal,...
  • Buss Funds Sell 275,000 Containers Worth $410 Million
    Buss funds sell 275,000 containers to Seaborne Intermodal. The two largest container funds of Buss Global, a collection of transportation equipment investment funds, have sold about 275,000 containers for approximately $410 million to Seaborne Intermodal, a subsidiary of Intermodal Holdings, which is an entity recently formed by U.S.-based private equity firm...
  • Southeastern Freight Lines Promotes Reynolds to Safety Director Role
    South Carolina-based less-than-truckload transportation company Southeastern Freight Lines today promoted Chris Reynolds from North Atlanta service center manager to director of safety and security. Reynolds has been with the company for more than 26 years, beginning as a management trainee. He will relocate to Columbia, S.C....
  • Q&A: Your Best Backup Plan? A Good Database
    Q: Are descriptions, National Motor Freight Classification item numbers and freight classes required on the bill of lading? We currently have less-than-truckload pricing in with a third-party logistics provider that is freight all kinds. We are moving to a new operating system, and our IT department is questioning the needs in...
  • US Senate Confirms FAA Administrator, FMC Commissioner
    The U.S. Senate has confirmed the nominations of Michael P. Huerta as administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration and William P. Doyle as commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission. Huerta was confirmed for a five-year term as FAA administrator after the position had been vacant for more than a year, the...
  • Con-way Freight Receives LTL Carrier of the Year Award From Ryder Supply Chain Services
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced it has been honored with an LTL Carrier of the Year award by the Ryder Supply Chain Services account team supporting a major high-tech manufacturing customer. Con-way Freight was recognized by...
  • Southeastern Receives Brunswick Bowling 2012 Crown Club Supplier Award
    LEXINGTON, S.C. -Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, was recognized with the 2012 Brunswick Bowling Crown Club Supplier Award for its outstanding service and support for innovation to Brunswick bowling products. Of the award's 10 recipients this year, including suppliers of raw materials, manufacturing...
  • Apptricity Announces Smartfleet Mobility Solution for Vehicle-Based Businesses
    DALLAS, - Apptricity, provider of the Jetstream suite of supply chain, e-procurement and financial productivity solutions, announced today the availability of Smartfleet, a transformative new way to deliver the competitive advantage of wireless work order, inventory and warehouse management to vehicle-based businesses. Smartfleet leverages Alcatel-Lucent's ng Connect Program to empower...
  • Matt Yacavone Joins Crowley as Vice President of Sales and Chartering, Petroleum Services
    Matt Yacavone, Crowley's new VP of sales and chartering for petroleum services. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that Matt Yacavone has joined the company as vice president of sales and chartering for Crowley's petroleum services team. He will be domiciled in the company's Jacksonville headquarters and report to...
  • DFDS, P+S Werften Continue Ro-Ro Negotiations
    DFDS, a short-sea transportation company in North Europe, has confirmed that its negotiations with the German shipyard P+S Werften concerning the construction of two roll-on, roll-off ships are ongoing. The offered price of the two new ships is 84 million euros (about US$110 million). The contracts have yet to be finalized, but...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JANUARY 3, 2013
  • Safety first at the CY
    According to data provided by the freight transport insurer TT Club, 75% of the cost of injury claims in terminal facilities resulted from container yard [CY] equipment ...
  • New agreement strengthens GAC's West African presence
    Dubai-based GAC has signed a Global Network Agency (GNA) agreement for ports in Ghana, Togo and Benin with Oil and Marine Agencies (OMA) Ltd, effective from January ...
  • ICTSI pulls out of Syria
    Philippines-based International Container Terminal Services [ICTSI] has pulled out of its Tartous port operation in Syria due to the civil war in the Middle East ...
  • Steady growth predicted for China
    With China's manufacturing activity expanding for a third consecutive month in December, economists are expecting a continuation of the rebound in the world's second-largest ...
  • No light at the end of the container tunnel?
    For the container liner industry 2013 has started as 2012 finished: on shaky foundations.For example; cargo forecast predictions from Asia to Europe remain in a ...
  • Seaspan poised to seal bumper Yang Ming contract

TradeWindsweb site
JANUARY 3, 2013
  • DHT VLCC leaves TI
    Tankers International has confirmed the departure of a DHT Holdings (DHT) crude carrier that traded with its VLCC pool while operating with Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG).
  • Stage set for expansion
    An increasingly prominent US commodities trader is gearing up for an expansion campaign following the completion a coup that saw a group of Wall Street heavyweights seize a majority stake.
  • Daiichi in the crosshairs
    A cargo complaint aimed at cash-strapped Japanese operator Daiichi Chuo Kisen Kaisha is starting to take shape in the Southern District of New York.
  • Write-downs pose hazard
    A new wave of write-downs may be on the horizon following a German financial regulator's call for continued scrutiny of shipping's leading lenders and their loan portfolios, according to analysts at ICAP Shipping.
  • CPP named top pick
    Wells Fargo Securities has crowned Capital Product Partners (CPP) of Greece and Norway's Seadrill Partners as two of its top stock picks for 2013.
  • Attractive deal for Excel
    Excel Maritime Carriers is tipped to have thrown one of its smallest bulkers on the scrap heap.
  • BLT's final breather
    A court in Indonesia has agreed to postpone Berlian Laju Tanker's (BLT's) PKPU hearing by another 75 days.
  • Dry could surprise
    Jefferies delivered a glimmer of hope for battered dry-cargo owners today suggesting the struggling market could offer up some surprises this year.
  • P+S ships born again
    DFDS is hopeful of securing delivery of two troubled newbuildings at P+S Werften.
  • Star Bulk defers $24m
    Financially squeezed dry cargo operator Star Bulk is to be allowed to defer payment of $24m this year and next following a deal with its banks.
  • TTA in Euro advance
    Thoresen Thai Agencies has raided Ultrabulk for a dry-cargo executive to lead its first European venture.
  • China project hits snag
    A plan to export iron ore from the new Forecariah mining project in West Africa has encountered problems with its transhipment system.
  • Tipping point tagged
    A turnaround on the global economy is set to take place this year, according to trade association BIMCO.
  • Pay cut for NOCC
    Norwegian Car Carriers has taken a pay cut to stretch out a charter contract with Hyundai Glovis.
  • Oasis pain draws Turku cull
    Hundreds of heads are to roll at STX Finland after it missed out on a $1.3bn cruisehip order from Royal Caribbean.
  • Equinox files for judicial management
    Accommodation and repair vessel operator Equinox Offshore has applied for judicial management in Singapore.
  • Duo aim high
    Anticipation of rising demand for offshore units has led the world's two largest shipbuilders to hike their order expectations for the year ahead.
  • Conover jumps ship
    Cruise industry veteran Pamela Conover is back at the helm of a luxury cruise line after joining SeaDream Yacht Club as its new chief executive officer.
  • Pirates head for Hormuz
    Somali pirates appear to have stepped up their attacks on shipping, with vessels heading for the Strait of Hormuz being their latest target.
  • Seacor quits oil trading
    Seacor Holdings is out of the crude oil trading game after selling Seacor Energy Inc, its energy trading division, to Houston-based Par Petroleum Corp.

American Shipperweb site
JANUARY 3, 2013
  • Beer logistics company acquired
  • SSA could take over APL Terminal in Oakland
    APL, the largest container carrier in Oakland, said last month it will move its operations in Oakland from GGCT to the adjacent Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT), berths 57-59, which is already operated by SSA Marine.
  • Airlines poised for 2013 growth
    Improving balance sheets, traffic in the second half of December that exceeded expectations, and currently stable fuel costs are all reasons to celebrate a strong airline industry in 2013, according to Dahlman Rose & Co.
  • United Fresh names Wolk VP marketing
  • Hapag-Lloyd resumes call at Lisbon
  • Landstar-OOIDA case concludes
  • Baltic Reefer, Seatrade form joint venture
  • Railroads play major role in U.S. oil boom
  • Ship managers fret over weak freight rates
  • Radiant buys International Freight Systems
  • Trimble acquires ALK in trucking IT deal
    The trucking software provider Trimble said this week it has acquired privately-held ALK Technologies, a Princeton, N.J.-based developer of routing, mapping, mileage and navigation technologies.
  • Long Beach to break ground on new bridge
    The project, expected to take three years, will create the largest bridge in Southern California, spanning the navigation channel that separates facilities on Terminal Island and the neighboring Port of Los Angeles.
  • Hapag-Lloyd to offer service to Cap Hatien
  • Martin-Neuville named Geodis Wilson's COO
  • Singapore forwarder expands handling capabilities
  • Salvors board Shell rig
  • Crowley names Yacavone VP petroleum sales
  • Freeport appoints Strader CFO

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JANUARY 3, 2013
  • Stable market holds in Fujairah
    Mixed outlook in South African ports.
  • Mixed outlook for European prices
    Gains mainly seen in southern Europe.
  • New York ferry to run on LNG
    Move will save cash and cut emissions.
  • 'Supply overhang' to persist
    Fuel oil arbitrage volumes to remain high for at least the next two months.
  • Fuel oil stocks in Singapore keep falling
    Distillates stocks also drop.
  • Smuggled fuel sold in Middle East markets
    Iranian authorities catch smuggling ring using fish trucks.
  • Bunker prices in Asia end mixed
    Prices higher in Singapore and Hong Kong, but lower in Busan.
  • Aegean shares downgraded
    Ratings lowered to 'underperform'.
  • Risk management firm appoints two senior managers
    Both with company since 2008.
  • China imports 3% more fuel oil in December
    Rise attributed to falling fuel oil prices in Singapore during November.
  • Singapore sets bunker price record for 2012
    Industry observers unsure if bunker prices will continue their climb this year.
  • Men pleaded 'not guilty' for robbery attempt on bunker tanker
    Eight Indonesians face maximum jail term of 20 years and caning if convicted.
  • Chemoil completes sale of Singapore terminal
    A month after shareholders approve the sale to Germany's Oiltanking.

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No from the Government of London to a state guarantee on new loans requested by Harland & Wolff
London
"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
Hellerup
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
Papenburg
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
London
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
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
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.
Anverse
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
Rotterdam
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
Zurich
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
Rome
The trade unions are abandoning the confrontational drift on the Ccnl.
Marsa Maroc will operate two terminals in the Beninese port of Cotonou
Casablanca
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
Copenhagen
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
Rome
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
Genoa
Found serious breaches of European ship recycling law
European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
Brussels
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
Singapore
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
Washington
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
Klaipeda
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Thiruvananthapuram
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
Rome
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
London
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
Shack
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
Hamburg
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
Ankara
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
Lugano
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
London
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
Marseille
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
Brussels
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Papendrecht
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Brussels
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
Singapore
"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
Venice
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
Balboa
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.
Breed
The hike is towed by the containers
New service of Bertani Transport for car rail transport between Chignolo Po and Cassino
Milan
Made a trip per week with the aim of doubling the frequency
Trafigura becomes sole proprietor of the High Heat Tankers
Singapore
Acquired 50% of the capital in hand at Gearbulk
6.5% of the fleet in navigation is able to use alternative fuels or propulsions
Naples
Positive the second quarter of Wärstilä
Helsinki / Trieste / Rome
Accentuated growth in the maritime segment
Launched a ro-pax of Bluferries
Athens
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
Tokyo
The sale does not include ships for the transportation of crude oil
EU funds for 765 million euros at new railway line-Lyon
Brussels
Also funded access to the Brenner Base Tunnel
Medtruck (MSC group), agreement with trade unions on salary and rights
Rome
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
Lawn
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.
Lauzac
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
Luxembourg
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
Ancona
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
Genoa
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
Milan
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
August
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
Hilden
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Nola
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
Milan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Hvidovre
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Rome
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.
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
SAILING LIST
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
Singapore
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
Rome
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
Trieste
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
Hamburg
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%
Ravenna
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Milan
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Genoa
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Athens
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
Barcelona
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
Dalian
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
Hamilton
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
Milan
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Holzwickede
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Dénia
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
Genoa
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Amsterdam
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
Cagliari
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
Genoa
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
Genoa
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
Hamilton
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
Genoa
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
Reflights
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
PORTS
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
DATABASE
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
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.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Tomaso Cognolato
Roma, 17 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
Rostock
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
Genoa
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
Oslo
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
Hamburg
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
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
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
Rome
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
Genoa
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Rome
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Tokyo
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
Ravenna
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
Ravenna
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
Memphis
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
Genoa
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Ancona
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Rome
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
Tokyo
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Rome
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
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