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February 5, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • US east coast strike threat still looms on New York-New Jersey docks
  • APMT buys cranes to equip Algeciras terminal for Triple-E class vessels
  • Box price indices increasingly used in flexible long-term contracts talks
  • Billionaire Wilbur Ross says shipping undervalued, peaks PE interest too
  • Guizhou to build Hunan-Sichuan interprovincial expressways this year
  • Jiangsu's province-wide box throughput to hit 20.5 million TEU by 2015
  • USAD takes credit for lifting trade barriers against US exports in 2012
  • DB Schenker opens warehouse in Serbia to be close to Fiat plant
  • Tianjin automotive imports set record, exceed 410,000 vehicles in 2012
  • TOC Asia speakers talk of IT shortfalls, south-south trade opportunities
  • UPS quarterly profit US$1.22 billion, sales rise 2.3pc to $14.57 billion
  • Global increase in air cargo brightens 2013 demand outlook, says IATA
  • Cargo pricing tool ready for launch after Virgin Atlantic Cargo success

Exim Indiaweb site
FEBRUARY 4, 2013
  • All major trade lanes see rate declines in last week of Jan.
  • GAC supports 'Pinkathon'
  • Greater Pacific Shipping launched
  • improves connectivity in Eastern Med
  • Mika Vehviläinen appointed President & CEO of Cargotec
  • raises profit forecast for current fiscal
  • Star Freight awarded Certificate of Outstanding Performance by Cathay Pacific Cargo
  • upgrades intra-Asia JABCO services
  • Expanded Panama Canal to be ready mid-2015
  • GMB dedicates basic life support facilities to Alang ship recycling yard
  • HAROPA s manifold advantages highlighted at Mumbai road show
  • Joseph Chacko commended for efficient administration of Seafarers Centre, Kandla
  • Railways worried about resource generation
  • Dr Varesh Sinha appointed Gujarat Chief Secretary

International Transport Journalweb site
FEBRUARY 4, 2013
  • Kombiverkehr shifts 927, 200 truck consignments to railway
    The German intermodal service provider Kombiverkehr noted a 4.7% decrease in the number of transported containers, swap bodies and trailers in 2012. The decline in international tr...
  • Globe Express Services (Overseas Group) appoints new CFO/ CIO
    The logistics provider Globe Express Services has appointed Steve Hankins as executive vice-president, chief financial officer and chief information officer. Hankins, who will...
  • Evergreen to improve connectivity in Eastern Med
    The Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen Line launched a new ten-day service linking Greece, Turkey and Malta (GTM) at the end of January. The GTM loop is operated by the 600 teu v...
  • Successful test of Vectron locomotive in Channel Tunnel
    Following the agreement to apply the European Technical Specifications for Interoperability to freight trains travelling through the Channel Tunnel, tests were recently carried out...
  • Bertschi continues to bank on international expansion
    Bertschi AG, a global chemical logistics service provider based in Dürrenäsch (Switzerland), was impacted by the 2012 recession in the Euro zone, and was forced to accept a decline...
  • France says no need to carry alcohol test kits in trucks
    Truck drivers in France are not obliged to carry a rapid alcohol test kit in their cab for the time being. According to media reports, the obligation to have such a kit on board wi...
  • Chapman Freeborn moves to new Copenhagen location
    The global charter broker Chapman Freeborn reported that its Scandinavia team has moved to new premises in Copenhagen. The company is targeting future growth following a successful...
  • Aeroflot postpones flights with new Boeing 777-300ER
    The Russian airline Aeroflot took delivery of a new Boeing 777-300ER on 30 January 2013, after completing all the necessary formalities. However, according to a statement issued by...
  • airBaltic cargo breaks monthly record
    The Latvian airline airBaltic achieved a new monthly cargo record by carrying 1,006,692 kg in December 2012, 14% more compared to the same month a year ago. As increasingly more cu...
  • Association of European Ports Community Systems with new figureheads
    Epsca, the European Ports Community Systems Association has appointed Alan Long, managing director of Felixstowe (UK)-based Maritime Cargo Processing (MCP), as its chairman. Piet t...
  • ITX Cargo cooperates with Yekas Logistics in Turkey
    The Milan (Italy)-based forwarder ITX Cargo has become the official partner of Yekas Logistics, headquartered in Istanbul (Turkey). The latter is one of Turkey's biggest freight fo...
  • Gefco Ukraine becomes John Deere's logistics partner
    John Deere, a land care and agricultural machinery producer, has mandated Gefco Ukraine to carry out express deliveries of building components from Germany to Ukraine. Gefco's cont...

Marine Logweb site
FEBRUARY 4, 2013
  • Buckley McAllister named President of McAllister Towing
  • Rem adds another OSCV to orders at Kleven Verft
  • Dr. Arthur Sulzer sworn in to Seaway Advisory Board
  • Tentative agreement in port dispute
  • P&I Club warns on Brazil seafarer ID problems
  • Drew Marine completes Alexander/Ryan acquisition
  • New Suez toll hikes will make Cape an attractive alternative
  • PPG's Sigmacare Plus marks 1,000 vessel milestone

World Wide Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 4, 2013
  • Federal mediator announces deal in Maritime Alliance/Longshore labor talks
  • Northwest Division Corps Commander climbs to rank of Brigadier General
  • Port of Vancouver, USA offers free public port tours
  • International Chamber of Shipping eyes Suez Canal rate increase plans
  • Craig Neeser re-elected chair of Vancouver Fraser port board

Lloyd's Listweb site
FEBRUARY 4, 2013
  • Stern thrusters banned after flood in Emma Maersk's engineroom
    Reefer boxes get priority as cargo is discharged from damaged ship
  • Eurofin to take on repossessed tonnage
    Foreclosures take ship finance advisor in new direction
  • Ocean Rig shifts its headquarters to Athens
    Jobs cut in Stavanger as driller expands in Greece, Brazil and Angola
  • Ports to use controversial EVDI to discount their harbour dues
    Rightship boss hits back at claims that environmental index is inaccurate
  • Scandlines targets challenge of SOx compliance
    Batteries even out load on engines to improve fuel-efficiency
  • Positively prepared
    Poulsgaard Jensen positions Scandlines for sale
  • UK exit from Europe would threaten shipping, Deeble warns
    Isolation presents a huge risk, says Chamber of Shipping president
  • LNG supply crunch looms
    Delayed Angolan exports and Algerian supplies throw supply growth into question
  • ICS slams 5% Suez toll hike
    Increase could drive owners to reroute round the Cape, warns Hinchliffe
  • Local talks present the 'next big hurdle' for US east coast ports
    After national breakthrough, Daggett pledges to work towards regional deals
  • Are scrap buyers over-optimistic about price?
    Brokers report a rush to send boxships to breakers
  • Tanker feared hijacked off Ivory Coast
    Fate of 17 seafarers unknown after French-owned vessel is reported missing
  • Tanker owners sell older VLCCs as spot market collapses
    MOL and Sammy Ofer Group offload ships
  • JES sets up credit facility with Minsheng
    Company owned by local government provides credit guarantee
  • Kepco awards 18-year charter contracts to South Korean owners
    Two consortia expected to book nine capesize bulkers at compatriot yards
  • Just say yes
    The US should heed its advice to other nations when it comes to energy restrictions
  • Stena consolidates palm oil presence
    Bulk owner forms second joint venture with Golden-Agri Resources

Fairplayweb site
FEBRUARY 4, 2013
  • Dahlman Rose sold to Cowen
    NASDAQ-listed Cowen Group has agreed to purchase Dahlman Rose, a boutique investment bank that has a significant presence in shipping capital markets
  • Bergen seeks buyer for stake in Rosenberg
    The Bergen Group says it is in the process of reviewing major structural changes in its offshore division
  • CMES buys up VLCCs
    SHANGHAI-listed CMES has announced its second VLCC order, awarding three 318,000dwt VLCCs to compatriot SWS with options for another two
  • Maersk targets harmful reefer containers
    Maersk Container Industry, which is part of the AP Moller-Maersk (APM) group, has called for tougher enforcement of European environmental legislation designed to force potentially harmful reefer containers out of the region
  • US port labour deal reached
    LABOUR and management have announced a provisional master contract for US East and Gulf Coast container ports, sharply reducing the threat of a crippling strike
  • Frontline 2012 books two more VLGCs
    FRONTLINE 2012 has booked another two very large gas carriers at Jiangnan Shipyard, taking its total VLGC orders to six, said brokers
  • JES secures $15M loan
    SINGAPORE-listed JES International has secured $15M loan from China Minsheng Banking
  • Youngest bulker, Taskent, scrapped
    A 10-YEAR-OLD Panamax bulk carrier has been sold for demolition, the youngest ever believed to be scapped
  • Chinese secondhand sales up 18.5%
    CHINESE secondhand vessel transactions increased 18.5% to RMB1.86Bn ($298.56M) in January from a month earlier
  • GAR, Stena Bulk collaborate
    STENA BULK and Golden Agri-Resouces (GAR), have set up a joint venture that will take over four product tanker newbuildings that Stena Bulk ordered last year and may order additional tonnage itself
  • HPH Trust retains 'buy'
    UOB Kay Hian said today it has maintained "buy" rating for Singapore-listed Hutchison Port Holdings despite the port operator's below-projection profits for last year
  • ICTSI wins Honduras terminal
    ICTSI of the Philippines said today it has won the bid to operate the specialised container and general cargo terminal of Puerto Cortes in Honduras
  • Jaya gets 'outperform' grade
    CIMB Securities initiated Jaya Holdings with an "outperform" rating today, amid higher utilisation and day rates at the yard
  • Oversupply fears grip demolitions
    CASH buyers have cautioned of further downward price pressures as more ships are offered for demolition amid fast-filling yards in South Asia and the impending Chinese New Year holiday
  • Shell to slow Australian LNG projects
    SHELL will slow down investments in Australian LNG liquefaction projects due to rising costs, dealing a blow to bullish expectations of LNG shipping

Containerisation Internationalweb site
FEBRUARY 4, 2013
  • Divers check Emma Maersk stern thruster after engine room flood
    Divers have spotted the place where water flooded into the engine room of Emma Maersk, leaving one of the world's largest containerships adrift in the entrance ...
  • NAFTA gains
  • Duisburg box growth slows
    Duisburg, the largest inland port in Europe, increased its container traffic by 4% to 2.6 million teu in 2012 versus the previous year however it represented a ...
  • MSC buys stake in Long Beach terminal
  • Canal 'unaffected' by Egyptian riots
    With the Egyptian army installed at Port Said terminal buildings to ring-fence the crucial Suez Canal waterway against a backcloth of continued social unrest in ...
  • USEC: 'tentative agreement' reached
    Retailers and manufacturers using US container ports from Boston to Houston can breathe a sigh of relief after it was announced at the weekend that a 'tentative ...

TradeWindsweb site
FEBRUARY 4, 2013
  • Eirik Raude in the money
    Ocean Rig appears to have started the month on a high note after landing an offshore drilling contract and a $1.35bn loan.
  • Billion-dollar baby
    George Economou's Ocean Rig is closing in on a $1.35bn loan it needs to partially finance three drillships on order at Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea.
  • Genmar ties up two
    General Maritime Corp (Genmar) appears to have secured employment for a pair of tankers trading in the spot market.
  • Heidmar adds three
    A leading German shipowner has enrolled three of its newbuildings in Heidmar's aframax and long-range two (LR2) tanker pool.
  • Varun Shipping turns red
    Costs outstrip revenues at Indian tanker, LPG carrier and offshore vessel owner.
  • Jes gets cash relief
    Chinese shipbuilder JES International Holdings has gained access to much needed cash after inking an agreement with a local government-backed bank.
  • DR in Cowen's crosshairs
    One of the most recognizable names in investment banking has emerged as the target of a takeover led by a firm that is looking to break into the natural resources arena.
  • RCL feels pain in Spain
    Royal Caribbean Cruises has suffered a massive one-off impairment charge related to its Spanish wing.
  • Precious hurt by costs
    Thai bulker owner Precious Shipping has posted a big drop in 2012 profit despite revenue rising.
  • Rem back at Kleven
    Rem Offshore has returned to Kleven Verft for another subsea construction vessel.
  • ITC's Progress halted
    BP is cancelling a charter for a John Fredriksen-owned VLCC.
  • Kepco awards cape deals
    Four Korean owners have grabbed their share of domestic power group Kepco's tender for nine capesize newbuildings.
  • Atlantic inks ERRV deals
    Atlantic Offshore has added to its backlog of emergency response and rescue contracts in the North Sea.
  • Stolberg charged with fraud
    The first charges against former Beluga boss Niels Stolberg have been filed by German prosecutors.
  • Canada gives up
    The derelict former Russian cruiseship Lyubov Orlova will be allowed to drift indefinitely in the Atlantic after a second towing attempt failed.
  • A2Sea sale "likely"
    The offshore wind-farm fleet of Denmark's A2Sea may be up for grabs.
  • Triyards wins thumbs up
    OCBC Investment Research has kicked off coverage of Ezra Holdings spin-off Triyards with a buy rating.
  • IHI to pocket more
    IHI Corp has raised its full-year earnings forecast after booking a one-off gain thanks to its shipyard merger.
  • Japan okays armed guards
    Japan is to allow armed overseas security guards on its vessels for the first time.
  • ICTSI inks port deal
    International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) of the Philippines has clinched a deal to develop and operate a container and cargo terminal in Honduras.
  • BWO in fresh Papa blow
    BW Offshore has suffered a further setback with a delayed floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit that has already cost the company millions.
  • Tanker taken off Africa?
    France's SEA-tankers has confirmed one of its vessels is missing off the coast of West Africa.
  • Giant order, small ships
    Further details have emerged of Indonesia's potentially huge order of new ships in China.
  • Solvtrans fixes finance
    Norwegian owner Solvtrans has fixed up financing for its new wellboat.
  • Bergen eyes sale
    Norwegian shipbuilder Bergen Group is in talks to sell part or all of its offshore division Rosenberg.
  • MOL to cull 70 ships
    Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) wants to cull 70 ships from its fleet in a little over a year as it looks to return to profit.
  • MOL clear out continues
    Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has reportedly sold a VLCC in what is the latest asset to be put on the sale block as it looks to cut costs.
  • CMES signs for VLCCs
    China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) has signed firm contracts for up to five VLCCs, the company has confirmed.
  • Maersk in Suez scare
    A Maersk Line containership suffered a power failure whilst transiting the Suez Canal, the Danish shipowner has confirmed.
  • Stena teams with GAR
    Stena Bulk has teamed up with the world's second largest palm oil producer to form a second tanker joint venture.

American Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 4, 2013
  • MSC announces NA export GRI for March 15
  • ICAO should lead push for air cargo security
  • Thorn named NFTC's WTO working group chairman
  • Suez Canal increasing tolls May 1
    Increases amount to 5 percent on tankers and 2 percent for containerships and car carriers, and 3 percent for other types of ships. Tolls vary based on type of vessel transiting, how large it is, and whether it's laden.
  • Emma Maersk disabled, engine room flooded
    Maersk spokesman Michael Storgaard said divers examined the ship on Sunday while discharging containers at the Suez Canal Container Terminal and found the flooding was caused by damage to one of the stern thrusters.
  • ICTSI wins Honduras terminal bid
    The 30-year deal will see ICTSI build and operate a 1.8-million-TEU container terminal in the Central American country, with 1,100 meters of berth for container operations and 400 meters for general cargo.
  • MSC, Zim to start intra-Europe service
  • West Sacramento port looks for operator
  • N.C. ports names Miles acting executive director
  • Maersk slows FM3 again
  • Japan considers armed guards to fight piracy
    Under the bill, drafted by the nation's Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry, armed guards on board Japanese-flagged vessels would be permitted to fire warning shots to deter pirates.
  • DSV starts express service
  • ILA strike averted; bargaining now focused on local issues
    George H. Cohen, director of the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, said "local negotiations are ongoing and will continue without interruption to any port operation."
  • Delta sees small January cargo improvement
  • GAC starts construction on Houston hub
  • 5 U.S. cargo terminals to use Jade system
  • Beer distributor chooses CNG for fleet

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 4, 2013
  • Stranded US Navy vessel 'dismantling plan' presented
    Vessel is deteriorating with dismantling the only supportable option.
  • Bunker fuel 'noon reports' a thing of the past
    Research shows owners and operators are increasingly turning to electronic operational solutions.
  • Sweden takes case for methanol to the IMO
    Alternative fuel for ECA-compliance needs to be covered by same regulations as LNG.
  • Prices open week firm in Fujairah
    Mixed outlook elsewhere across region.
  • Bunker prices head upwards in Rotterdam
    Hamburg, Gibraltar, Piraeus also record price rises.
  • Cruise operator posts loss for Q4
    Fuel costs up by 19% for the full year.
  • Former shipping group CEO faces fraud charges
    Stolberg 'misrepresented cost of financing newbuilds'.
  • US port strike threat fades
    Dockers and port bosses reach 'tentative' agreement.
  • China's bunker sales climbing year-on-year
    New figures suggest China's bunker market grew by 5% in 2012.
  • Fujairah bunker company parts ways with employee
    Staff member was employed in operations department.
  • Data suggests improved compliance with global sulphur limit
    DNVPS data show stabilising trend in latter part of 2102 after a rocky start to the year.
  • Input sought on ignition and combustion problems
    'Feedback from operators is vital' says CIMAC fuels working group.
  • Asia bunker prices strengthening
    Singapore's price of benchmark 380 cSt product increased to average $650.00 pmt.
  • Report notes MGO siphoning incidents
    But piracy down in Asia.
  • Mississippi River reopens following clean up
    Barge collision cause of spill.
  • Maersk Line to focus on China
    Chief executive says it is a 'key opportunity'.
  • Chinese firm places orders for new VLCCs
    The newbuildings will be able to cut fuel consumption by up to 20%.
  • Algeciras bunker sales hit new high
    Growth in passenger and vehicle traffic behind annual figures.

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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
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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
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Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
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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 "
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PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
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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
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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