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September 5, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • US recovery, EU levelling, plus China demand sparks 8.4pc port growth
  • Drewry: Hong Kong dockers' strike impaired second quarter reliability
  • Rate-boosting box surge seen before October 1 Golden Week shutdown
  • Manufacturing picks up in China, HSBC purchasing managers' index shows
  • Insurers hold premiums down despite Suez Canal terror attack reports
  • Little change in this year's top 100 world container port rankings
  • US$22.3 million upgrade to enhance Hefei's Dianbu navigation channel
  • Zhuhai's Jiuzhou cargo terminal to complete relocation next year
  • Singapore's APL takes delivery of 9,200-TEU Savannah, fifth of 12
  • ILWU quits AFL-CIO - 'federation backs other unions stealing our jobs'
  • US Navy refuses to limit sonar explosive training despite risk to whales
  • Kuehne + Nagel accelerates implementation of INTTRA's e-invoice system
  • State of Andhra Pradesh takes 46pc of central government's port projects
  • IATA's July air cargo shows Asian weakness despite global growth
  • US express delivery firms win Pentagon contracts worth US$221 million
  • DB Schenker moves to new Frankfurt HQ to combine management tasks
  • SNTTA Cargo chooses Calogi to deliver online solution to outmode paper

Exim Indiaweb site
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
  • BOFBA celebrates Diamond Jubilee
  • Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics AS becomes Greencarrier Shipping & Logistics AS
  • Shipping industry seen recovering in 2014 or 2015
  • Tiger Logistics' public issue closes successfully
  • Cargo handling at NMP increases 12.25 pc in April-August
  • Kerala submits environmental impact report on Vizhinjam project
  • MRPL commissions SPM near New Mangalore Port
  • Tuticorin Container Terminal achieves monthly throughput record in Aug.
  • Vallarpadam ICTT handles highest ever monthly throughput
  • APSEZ urges govt to give fresh approval to multi-product SEZ
  • Many central mega projects delayed despite govt steps
  • New RBI Governor taking charge cheers INR sentiment
  • Several stalled infra projects get CCI clearance

International Transport Journalweb site
  • BLS Cargo operates more freight trains
  • Less freight on Russian Railways' network
  • Shipping community urged to check security plans
  • Airports worldwide handled 93 million t of cargo in 2012
  • Shipping & Logistics AS renamed Greencarrier Shipping &...
  • DAF launches Euro 6 LF and CF Construction
  • Lifetime achievement award for Intercontor
  • Evergreen pushes TA rate increase
  • Norbert Dentressangle wins new logistics contract with Asos
  • AAT attains C2K GHA platinum membership
  • Cargologic gains Thai Airways as new customer
  • Girteka tests Kögel Cool - PurFerro quality
  • Grimaldi extends Haropa links
  • Goodman increases operating profit in financial year 2013
  • Reinforcement for DLSV in Germany
  • «Wichtiger Pfeiler für die Zukunft»

World Wide Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
  • Fire no longer burning on Maersk container ship
  • Evergreen Line to add transatlantic rate increase
  • Container group selects Thurber as Connie Award winner for 2013
  • "K" Line places orders for four new car carriers
  • OOCL marks christening of new 13,208 TEU box ship

Lloyd's Listweb site
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
  • Hellenic Carriers monitors market for renewal opportunities
    Management consolidated under new entity as arrival of kamsarmaxes boosts fleet
  • Maersk Kampala fire extinguished
    Containership at anchor 9 nm from Ras Sudr Terminal, Egypt
  • Independent Tankers posts $4m loss
    Company blames drop in earnings for VLCCs Ulysses, Pioneer and Ulriken
  • BW Group embarks on IPO and Oslo listing for LPG division
    Leading gas shipping company strengthens influence in liquefied petroleum gas sector
  • Cosco Asia RPG hit confirmed
    Egypt tightens security with 80,000 troops on guard for further disruption
  • China Cosco cedes dry bulk crown
    Carrier reflects on loss-making track record
  • The march of LNG fuel
    UASC's gamble on liquefied natural gas makes sense but remains a big risk
  • Fredriksen eyes Brazil-China crude trade
    VLCC Front Falcon will load in Brazil at the end of the month
  • Europe's changing winds
    A storm of suspicion and hostility is set to sweep up Brussels' maritime policy
  • Creditors demand to oust STX Group chairman Kang
    DSME executive is tipped as a successor
  • P3 confirms Lars Mikael Jensen to run joint fleet centre
    Partners Maersk, MSC and CMA CGM settle on senior Maersk Line executive to head up London operation
  • Bourbon buoyed by oil price rises
    French offshore vessel company makes hefty investments
  • Ship and container on-time integrity declines
    Drewry's Carrier Performance Insight report shows worst result since early 2012
  • Yangzijiang converted four options worth $110m in August
    Singapore-listed shipbuilder now has 51 options worth $2.9bn on its books
  • Ocean Rig inks $600m order for ninth drillship at Samsung
    Nasdaq-listed company must decide on optional further sister vessel by November
  • V.Group and Seascope join forces to form new brokerage
    V Scope Risk Management will operate from V.Group's London office
  • Frontline 2012 reports $38m profit amid warnings of delays at STX Dalian
    Company realises gains from VLCC newbuild cancellations at China's Jinhaiwan Shipyard
  • Bourbon charters first nine vessels in 51-ship deal with Chinese
    Global offshore vessel owner and operator begins 10-year charters
  • Eastern approaches
    Appetite for Middle Eastern oil may fall in US and Europe, but be more important to China
  • Globus reduces loss despite impairment charge
    Dry bulk owner sights opportunity from 2014 onwards
  • Rates, recession and 'debt babies'
    Joint Hull chair Pete Townsend answers underwriters' concerns ahead of IUMI 2013

Fairplayweb site
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
  • BW LPG to launch IPO
    BW LPG, part of Andreas Sohmen-Pao's BW Group, said today it was planning an IPO in Oslo
  • Judge foils ambush by Excel bondholders
    EXCEL Maritime's unsecured creditors have failed in their courtroom bid to terminate the exclusivity period during which only the Gabriel Panayotides-led company may pursue a Chapter 11 reorganisation
  • Ice-class cruise ship planned in Rauma
    POLAR Cruise Enterprises, a new Norwegian company, said today it planned to have an ice-strengthened cruise vessel built at STX Finland in Rauma
  • China seeks ASEAN upgrade
    CHINESE prime minister Li Keqiang is calling for an "upgraded version" of the free trade area involving China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations
  • China hull steel production drops less steeply
    CHINA in July slowed its rate of decline year on year in producing structural steel for building hulls, the national steel industry association said today
  • Frontline 2012 placement seeks $200M
    FRONTLINE 2012 said today it was inviting investors to subscribe shares in the company in a private placement meant to raise at least $200M in gross proceeds
  • Teekay LNG upsizes bond deal
    PETER Evensen-led Teekay LNG has completed its Norwegian bond offering, increasing proceeds by 30%
  • Slow drop seen in Japan's LNG demand
    JAPAN, the world's biggest LNG importer, could see its demand for the fuel drop slowly as it weighs restoration of nuclear power generation, IHS CERA has predicted
  • Volume seen as Singapore arbitration key
    SINGAPORE must maintain a heavy volume of day-to-day shipping business for maritime arbitration to thrive, a conference heard today
  • China vessel exports fall nearly 30% more
    CHINA's vessel exports fell almost 30% year on year to $17Bn in January-July, customs statistics indicated
  • Seadrill going ex dividend
    SHARES in Seadrill will go ex-dividend tomorrow, after an increase in dividend on record interim profits
  • Indian Oil seeks VLCC
    INDIAN oil marketer Indian Oil is inviting tenders to charter-in a VLCC for two years, brokers told Fairplay today
  • Drybulk snarls drop at last
    CONGESTION in major drybulk ports has decreased for the first time in a month, thanks to a sharp drop in vessel queues in Australian coal ports

The Journal of Commerceweb site
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
  • IAG Cargo Volume Dropped 7.3 Percent in August
    Iberia and British Airways' shares of IAG cargo volume. Full-size image International Airlines Group reported cargo traffic of 459 million metric-ton-kilometers in August, down 7.3 percent from 495 million metric-ton-kilometers of cargo in August 2012. From January to August, the merged British Airways-Iberia carrier handled 3.683 billion metric-ton-kilometers of cargo, a decline of...
  • US Goods Trade Deficit Rose $4.5 Billion in July
    Chief U.S. goods exports in July. Full-size image The U.S. trade deficit in goods expanded to $58.6 billion in July, up $4.5 billion from June, as exports fell by $1.1 billion to $132.7 billion and imports rose $3.4 billion to $191.3 billion. The total deficit, including trade in services, stood at $39.1 billion,...
  • Trucking's Peak Season Shift: Industry Outlook for Fall
    Senior Editor Bill Cassidy examines the change to trucking's "peak season" - timing, trends, capacity - and the larger business outlook for the second half of 2013. Sponsored By: ...
  • Drewry Eastbound Trans-Pacific Rate Rises $250
    Drewry Container Rate Benchmark, Sept. 4, 2013 Full-size image The average spot freight rate in the eastbound trans-Pacific trade rose $250 per 40-foot-equivalent unit this week, achieving 62.5 percent of the proposed $400 per FEU increase recommended by the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement for September 1. The Drewry benchmark rate for shipping from Hong...
  • US Containerized Imports Increase for Third Month
    U.S. containerized imports through June 2013. Source: PIERS. Full-size image U.S. containerized imports climbed 1.5 percent year-over-year in June, following growth in April and May, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. U.S. containerized imports totaled 1.5 million 20-foot-equivalent units in June. "As expected, containerized imports grew by no more...
  • Hyundai Merchant Marine Rebuts Negative Drewry Report
    Hyundai Merchant Marine said it expects to return to profitability after a long interval of operating losses. In response to a negative report on South Korean shipping lines last week by Drewry Maritime Research, South Korea's second-largest carrier said it is working through various avenues to improve its financial position. "Reports were...
  • Canada's Trade Deficit Widened in July
    Canada's international merchandise trade through July. Full-size image Canada's merchandise exports in July slid 0.6 percent month-to-month, while imports inched up 0.6 percent, resulting in a trade deficit of C$931 million (about US$887.3 million), compared with C$460 million in June, according to Statistics Canada. Exports fell to C$39.2 billion in July, driven by...
  • Maersk Kampala Fire Extinguished
    Maersk Kampala in 2007. Photo by Andrew McAlpine, courtesy Maersk Line.Firefighters today extinguished a fire aboard the Maersk Kampala which broke out on Thursday as the container ship was preparing to transit the Suez Canal en route to Europe. Some smoke is still emerging from the six containers that caught fire...
  • Court Dismisses ABF Lawsuit Against Teamsters, YRC for Third Time
    ABF Freight System's $750 million lawsuit against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and YRC Worldwide has again been rejected by a federal court. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed a lower court ruling to dismiss the case, which had attempted to overturn YRC Worldwide's wage-cutting agreements with...
  • Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to Keynote PortTechEXPO 2013
    SAN PEDRO, Calif. - September 3, 2013 - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will be the keynote luncheon speaker at the fourth annual PortTechEXPO 2013 on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Organized by PortTech Los Angeles, the event focuses on connecting the business community, entrepreneurs and investors to explore new environmental, energy, transportation and security technology...
  • U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Announces Acceptance Day Ceremony and Parade
    KINGS POINT, NEW YORK, September 3, 2013 - The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) will welcome 237 "plebe candidates" of the Class of 2017 into the Regiment of Midshipmen as they take the Academy oath administrated by Rear Admiral Helis during Acceptance Day Ceremony and Parade, Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 9:30...
  • Kastrop First Woman Named Chair Of Redwood City Port Commission
    In June 2008, she was the second woman in history appointed to the Port Commission. The first was Marguerite Leipzig, in the early 1980s, after having served on the Redwood City Council, including two years as mayor. Kastrop was reappointed to the Port Commission in 2012. Kastrop is vice president and controller of...
  • Combine and Conquer
    The end of July brought news of three multibillion-dollar merger deals: Hudson's Bay acquired fellow retailer Saks for $2.9 billion, pharmaceutical provider Perrigo paid $6.7 billion for biotechnology leader Elan, and Omnicon and Publicis announced plans to merge into a $35 billion advertising giant. In the same period, the European Commission...

TradeWindsweb site
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
  • Shell taps APT
    Shell has emerged as the charterer of four medium-range products tankers under construction at US shipyard General Dynamics NASSCO.
  • Marenave mulls expansion
    Marenave appears to be getting ready to accelerate a campaign to expand its fleet of bulkers, containerships and products tankers.
  • BW plots LPG IPO
    Another shipowner has landed in Norway where it intends to pursue an initial public offering (IPO) on the Oslo Stock Exchange.
  • "Cocaine crew" freed
    Six crew held in Spain for more than a year after a drugs bust have been released on bail.
  • Bibby extends contract
    Bibby Offshore has extended a lucrative subsea construction services contract with a long-term partner.
  • Taiyo's new delivery
    It was not quite the sort of delivery shipowners are used to, but the US Coast Guard has helped the safe arrival of a baby girl on a Japanese car carrier 100 miles offshore.
  • Hainan eyes trio
    China's Hainan Strait Shipping is plotting three new vessel orders as it seeks to renew its fleet.
  • Hoegh eyes FLNG IPO
    Hoegh LNG is targeting an initial public offering (IPO) for its floating liquefaction wing within the year.
  • ESL wins arctic permit
    Russia has granted permission for Finnish bulker owner ESL Shipping to run vessels on the Northern Sea Route (NSR).
  • Frontline goes to market
    Frontline 2012 is selling at least $200m of shares to raise money for its investment in VLGC owner Avance Gas.
  • Atlantic picks up oldie
    Atlantic Offshore has purchased an ageing platform supply vessel (PSV) for conversion into an emergency response and rescue vessel (ERRV).
  • V.Scope tie-up launched
    V.Group and Seascope Insurance Services have teamed up to form a new marine insurance broking venture.
  • Four more for YZJ
    China's Yangzijiang Shipbuilding has continued its order run with four new vessels worth $110.4m.
  • ITC suffers from weak spot
    Frontline controlled Independent Tankers Corporation (ITC) fell to a deeper loss in the second quarter as its exposure to the spot market increased.
  • Shi Wei profit slashed
    Bulker owner Shi Wei Navigation has been hurt by rising costs in the first half of 2013.
  • Ferry holed in grounding
    More than 300 passengers have been evacuated from a French ferry that hit rocks in fog.
  • Siem finds OCV work
    Siem Offshore has penned a charter deal for one of its subsea construction vessels.
  • Alam ties up pair
    Alam Maritim Resources has secured employment for two of its offshore support vessels, it disclosed Wednesday.
  • Creditors want Kang out
    Creditors of Korea's troubled STX group have called for chairman and founder Kang Duk-Soo to quit to boost restructuring prospects.
  • Oshima foiled in Vietnam
    Oshima Shipbuilding's new shipyard in Vietnam has been delayed due to incomplete site clearance.
  • Cash flows for Subsea 7
    Oslo-listed Subsea 7 has won a Norwegian North Sea contract from Statoil worth $140m.
  • Bohai stock for sale
    China's Bohai Ferry is releasing 204m previously restricted shares on to the market.
  • Browse to use FLNG
    Woodside has formally adopted floating LNG (FLNG) technology to develop the Browse gas reserves off Western Australia.
  • TGP ups bond offering
    Teekay LNG Partners has successfully raised $150m from the Norwegian bond market, the company has confirmed.
  • Globus narrows loss
    Greek bulker owner Globus Maritime (Globus) took another beating in the second quarter due to turbulence in its core markets but did manage to reduce the flow of red ink.

American Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
  • The Role of Finance in Logistics Management
    A decade ago CFOs took aim at their supply chains to reduce inventory levels and take cost out. With inventory levels near historic lows the finance department is now chasing other opportunities to reduce costs and increase cash flow. However, American Shipper's research demonstrates that many shippers have achieved mixed results working with finance. This one-hour interactive discussion will explore the challenges and benefits of collaboration and best practices for establishing a productive working relationship with the CFO's office.
  • Drewry's Outlook for Air and Container Freight Rates
    American Shipper Research Director Eric Johnson will host an interactive discussion with Philip Damas and Martin Dixon of Drewry Supply Chain Advisors. The presentation will draw on airfreight pricing data published in its Sea & Air Shipper Insight, container shipping rates published in its Container Freight Rate Insight and the World Container Index.
  • Maersk vessel stricken by fire
  • Procurement software provider CombineNet acquired
    SciQuest, Inc., a provider of cloud-based spend management solutions, on Tuesday acquired the sourcing software provider in a deal worth $43 million, including $26 million in cash with the rest in common stock.
  • UP to use aerodynamic pod on intermodal trains
    Taking a page from the motor carrier industry's use of cab deflectors to smooth air flow over trailers, the railroad introduced technology designed to make double-stack intermodal trains more aerodynamic and reduce fuel use.
  • Ex-Im Bank, Iowa partner to help small exporters
  • Maersk's Jensen to head P3 Network Center
    Lars Mikael Jensen will become the chief executive officer of the P3 Network Center being created by Maersk, Mediterranean Shipping Co., and CMA CGM, if and when regulatory approvals for the alliance have been completed.
  • Boeing: 500,000 pilots needed by 2032
    "The key to closing the pilot and technician gap in our industry is enhancing our training with the latest, cutting-edge technologies to attract and retain young people interested in careers in aviation," Boeing's Sherry Carbary said.
  • Texas congressman castigates DOJ for airline merger opposition
  • Cost of truck operations dropped in 2012
  • Thurber to receive Connie Award
  • U.S. trade deficit grows in July
  • Insurance company backs anti-theft system
  • Executive moves

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
  • Maritime event to focus on LNG and 'green technology'
    'LNG has virtually no sulphur content at all and so if more stringent sulphur limits are brought in, it would be a real alternative to conventional marine bunker fuel'.
  • Bulker is first ship to use scrubber in North American ECA
    Vessel's Master sought approval from Coast Guard to enter and exit ECA using HSFO and Exhaust Gas Cleaning System, rather than LSFO.
  • Bunker volumes falling at Chinese port
    Players still blaming lower prices in Russian Far East ports.
  • Avails tight in Fujairah
    Some Fujairah suppliers 'fully booked' until mid-September.
  • Distillate prices falling in Rotterdam and Hamburg
    Slight congestion in Gibraltar.
  • Chemical carriers get energy-saving technology
    Technology can produce 15% better propulsion efficiency, manufacturer claims.
  • Bomin hires trader for UAE office
    New recruit has several years' industry experience.
  • Baltic player extends market reach
    New office in Hamburg to focus on Russian Far East market.
  • Asian bunker prices picking up
    Smooth supplies were available across all key ports.
  • Globus Maritime returns to H1 profits
    Lower voyage expenses recorded, despite increased bunker expenditure.
  • Frontline 2012 delivers bigger Q2 profits
    Revenues were down, but company expresses confidence over short-term future.
  • Release of Titan's financial results delayed further
    Firm intends to publish results on or before December 31, 2013.
  • Vessel aerofoil technology undergoes further development
    Oceanfoil partners with naval architects and University College London to refine product.
  • FLEX LNG in tri-fuel vessel order
    Order is part of settlement agreement with SHI as part of dispute resolution.
  • New bunker traders at Dan-Bunkering
    Matias Engel and Christina Larsen began employment term at the beginning of August.

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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
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.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
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
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
Rome
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
Washington
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Rome
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Copenhagen
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Genoa
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
Copenhagen
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Athens
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
Beijing
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Genoa
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Rome
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
Cagliari
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Casablanca
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
Kallo
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Copenhagen
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
Miami
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Bucharest
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Genoa
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
Wiesbaden
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
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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Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
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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
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Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
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
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
Geneva
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Marseille
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
Livorno
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Montreal
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
Genoa
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Trieste
Report on work in liguri ports
Genoa
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Arezzo
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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