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15 July 2024 - Year XXVIII
Independent journal on economy and transport policy
14:40 GMT+2
September 9, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • Hikes fail to stick, A-E rate hits US$2,498/FEU - Transpac, $2,013/FEU
  • Chongqing July container transport volume soars 79.8pc to 69,000 TEU
  • Guangxi with its road and rail reach becomes hub for China-ASEAN trade
  • Shanghai's outsized cargo terminal handles first export consignment
  • Small traders get food into Syria at soaring prices as majors withdraw
  • Number of British trucks vehicles going to continent rises 5pc in 12 months
  • Truck driver stopped at HK border with 430,000 illicit cigarettes
  • ART Logistics ups LTL capacity, frequency from Europe to Mongolia
  • Aviation carbon tax compromise wins industry support, eco-condemnation
  • Lufthansa Cargo goes appeal to Dutch court over Puerto Rico flight ban
  • TIACA calls for market-based carbon emissions rules from UN's ICAO
  • FedEx Express takes delivery of first of 27 Boeing 767-300 freighters
  • UPS expands in Costa Rica with acquisition of two service contractors

Exim Indiaweb site
  • G6 Alliance announces Asia-Europe schedule update
  • Idle containership numbers more or less steady in last two weeks
  • INSA elects office-bearers & Directors for 2013-14
  • MALA 2013 today evening at Trident, Nariman Point
  • Shipping industry urges IMO to approve container weight verification requirement
  • Iron ore exports looking up
  • Mystic Shipping facilitates an all-India record for loading Millscale in bulk at Kandla Port
  • Port of Antwerp ready for 18,000-TEU vessels
  • Intra-city rail network for Gujarat Special Investment Region
  • Fieo welcomes Dr Raghuram Rajan taking charge as RBI Governor
  • INR rallies against dollar after new RBI chief takes over
  • Lanco Infra to delay some projects

International Transport Journalweb site
  • New UK HGV road user levy from 1 April 2014
  • UPS pushing e-commerce access points
  • Aviation supports 26.8 million APEC jobs
  • BNSF to improve and expand rail capacity in Texas
  • Drewry: GRI on Asia/Europe trade unsuccessful
  • Kuehne + Nagel wins contract from Tom Tailor
  • Long Beach budget approved
  • New executive director for Alta in Latin America
  • Vileda continues partnership with Ceva Logistics
  • Toll switches on Australia's first all-electric truck
  • LUG adds Czech Airlines Cargo to client list in Munich
  • G6 Alliance cancelling departures
  • Zentek enhances pooling logistics
  • Union Pacific unveils new aerodynamic technology
  • Surcharges come under fire
  • Die Musik spielt ausserhalb Europas

Marine Logweb site
  • Hempel awarded Growth Excellence Leadership Award
  • Top Ships sells fleet, plans to buy a new one
  • North Sea OSV is first vessel detained for MLC deficiency
  • GAO report raises questions about CVN 78 delays
  • Caterpillar closes Berg Propulsion acquisition
  • Port of Houston christens new fireboat

World Wide Shipperweb site
  • Crowley closes deal for Juneau fuel company
  • Top Ships eyes agreement to sell subsidiary companies
  • PDX noise committee meeting to showcase hearing/sound experts
  • US rail freight traffic drops during week
  • ZIM adding Qingdao call to Pacific container service

Lloyd's Listweb site
  • Shippers increase their use of ocean forwarders
    Carriers increasingly reluctant to commit to biggest shippers because of difficulty in forecasting volumes
  • TOP Ships to sell last six ships to fund
    Eco-design tankers are the likeliest target as owner contemplates new acquisitions
  • Shell and Vitol lock in aframaxes
    Energy companies take tankers on longer-term charters
  • Stena flags two LNG ships in UK
    Swedish owner changes from Bermuda to UK register
  • P3 boost for London as UK seeks to attract more shipowners
    First signature event for the capital aims to tell the world the public and private sectors are working together to promote shipping
  • Asia-Europe September 1 rate increase failure confirmed
    Shanghai-Rotterdam rate rises only $18 while China to North Europe falls $110
  • Fredriksen expands gas empire
    John Fredriksen-controlled company buys 7.8% stake in Flex LNG
  • P3 'governing documents' to define reliability
    Maersk Line seeks to reassure customers over mega-alliance's impact on schedule integrity
  • London must commit to remaining competitive
    Massive expansion of Asian economies will continue to have a profound impact
  • Maersk completes sale of DFDS stake
    DFDS pays $110.5m to buy 12% of company's shares with a view to cancelling them
  • GasLog snaps up STX Frontier for about $160m
    LNG carrier owner says 'very attractive' price made possible by Korean owner's problems
  • Marine hull underwriters need to up their game
    Review by Performance Management Directorate calls for major improvements
  • No shortsea recovery until 2020
    Report paints bleak picture for Europe and calls for new shortsea shipping index
  • The next generation
    UK Chamber of Shipping president MacLeod pushes for more training opportunities at sea

Fairplayweb site
  • Top Ships to sell fleet
    EVANGELOS Pistiolis-led Top Ships today said it plans to sell its entire fleet to AMCI Poseidon, a private equity fund linked with Quintana alumni
  • Ports gain US funding
    EXPANSION and upgrade projects at US ports have received $104M in the latest federal government grants
  • TMT nears lifeline
    TMT HAS taken an important step towards mitigating its liquidity problems, Fairplay has been told
  • Accounting changes could hurt charterers
    PROPOSED changes proposed to the handling of long-term leases could weaken the balance sheets of charterers, an accounting adviser warned today
  • Indonesia/China nonferrous cargoes jump
    CHINA's imports of nonferrous metals from Indonesia jumped 22% year on year to 47.9M tonnes during January-July, customs data showed
  • CS Haisheng borrows from parent again
    SHANGHAI-listed CS Haisheng today indicated that it has won a six-month-term loan of 800M yuan ($130M) from parent group China Shipping
  • GasLog makes debut in secondhand market
    NYSE-listed GasLog branched out from newbuildings today, announcing the purchase of a 2010-built LNG carrier from STX Pan Ocean
  • Indians await word of tanker's release
    INDIA'S shipping ministry told Fairplay today that Delhi is still awaiting the release of the oil tanker Desh Shanti from Iran
  • STX bankruptcy application thrown out
    SEOUL Central District Court has dismissed a bankruptcy application that a private investor brought against STX Corp
  • Stena LNG swap registers for two ships
    STENA LNG said it has decided to move two of its three LNG carriers to the UK Ship Register, part of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency, from Panama's register
  • OE might have VLGCs built outside China
    SOURCES at China's Oriental Energy have told Fairplay that the group is considering yards in Japan and South Korea, as well as compatriot builders, for a proposed order of up to a dozen VLGCs
  • More MLC ratifications from Asia urged
    MORE ratifications of the recently enforced Maritime Labour Convention are needed, particularly among Asian countries, ILO director Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry said today
  • AVIC lent $100M
    CHINA's National Aero-Technology Shanghai Branch (AVIC Shanghai) has reportedly received $100M in lending from the Exim Bank of China
  • Nickel pushes up Supramaxes
    SUPRAMAX rates in Asia have been increasing because of strong coal and nickel ore shipments from Indonesia to China, as well as Australia/China grain cargoes
  • Capesize rates hit '13 high
    DAILY Capesize rates have hit a new 2013 high of $19,811 as the Baltic Capesize Index surged 215 points to close at 2,660 yesterday

The Journal of Commerceweb site
  • WCI: Trans-Pacific Westbound Rates Tumble to 80-Week Low
    World Container Index rates to Shanghai Full-size image Trans-Pacific westbound rates from Los Angeles to Shanghai saw their steepest drop since Feb. 2012 in the week of Sept. 5, according to the latest release of the World Container Index. The U.S.-to-Asia westbound rate from LA to Shanghai declined 11.1 percent or $99 per...
  • HMM Opens Container Yard in Qingdao, China
    Hyundai Merchant Marine has opened a new off dock container yard in Qingdao, China. The container yard is built on a 59,274 square meter site and is capable of handling 350,000 20-foot-equivalent units per year. The site comprises a container yard, container repair facility and logistics warehouse. In 2012, the South Korean...
  • JOC Trucking Employment Index Flat in August
    JOC For-Hire Trucking Employment Index Full-size image A revised Journal of Commerce For-Hire Trucking Employment Index remained flat in August compared with July at a reading of 95.6, reflecting summer freight demand and motor carrier difficulty in hiring and keeping truck drivers. The JOC index is only 1.8 percentage points above its August...
  • Holistic Supply Chain Management: A Focused Approach to Supply Chain Management through the Lens of Working Capital Management
    There is a renewal of interest in the financial elements of supply chain management today. Businesses are using agile, cloud-based technology to optimize working capital and glean liquidity from improvements in supply chain activities. Managers previously immersed in day-to-day operations are beginning to see their role in working capital management take...
  • SCFI: Shanghai-to-US Spot Rates Edge Up
    Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, U.S. West Coast, week ending Sept. 6, 2013 Full-size image Spot container rates to the U.S. East and West Coasts measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index saw increases, albeit slight, for a second consecutive week in the week ending Sept. 6. Gains during these weeks are a...
  • Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for Sept. 6
    Major container lines have announced rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in September and October: Trans-Atlantic Four carriers plan to implement rate hikes on Oct. 1: NYK Line will boost rates on its eastbound trade from U.S. ports to Northern Europe. For dry cargo, except...
  • Freight Industry Employment Flat in August
    A faster-paced economy wasn't evident in the August employment numbers for freight transportation industries. Although transportation and warehousing businesses added 12,000 net new jobs in August, most of those workers never touched a container, trailer, forklift or pallet. The transportation sector gains were mostly in transit and other passenger services, which added...
  • UPS to Buy Two Costa Rican Firms
    UPS has plans to purchase two Costa Rica-based companies: Union Pak de Costa Rica, a small package delivery firm, and SEISA Brokerage, a brokerage business. UPS expects to complete the transactions in the fourth quarter of 2013, subject to customary closing conditions. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Both companies...
  • SCFI: Decline in Shanghai-Europe Spot Container Rates Accelerates
    Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending Sept. 6, 2013 Full-size image Spot container rates fromfrom Asia to Europe measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index saw their steepest weekly declines since mid-April in the week ending Sept. 6. Rates have been decreasing for the past five weeks in these lanes,...
  • UTi Worldwide Swings to Loss
    UTi Worldwide reported a net loss of $4.4 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2014, ending July 31, 2013, compared with a net profit of $18.9 million in the same period last year. Total quarterly revenue was $1.13 billion, decreasing 4.5 percent year-over-year from $1.18 billion. Revenue from the...
  • Current State of Maritime Piracy
    Theodore Karasik, director of research and consultancy at the Institute for the Near East and Gulf Military Studies in Dubai, and Journal of Commerce Senior Editor Peter Leach discuss piracy's current threat level, how shipping lines have responded and what this all means for risk and cost. Dr. Karasik is one of...
  • AFL-CIO Says Help Is There If Dockworkers Stay Members
    The AFL-CIO and its Maritime Trades Department are quite willing to help longshore unions resolve jurisdictional issues on the waterfront, but only if the dockworkers remain part of the umbrella organization, MTD President Mike Sacco said Thursday. "There is a process to address jurisdiction, but not if they pulled out of...
  • Orient Express Lines Begins Indian Subcontinent Feeder
    Regional container carrier Orient Express Lines has launched a new dedicated feeder service linking key hub ports in the Indian subcontinent. The service, which began Sept. 4, offers a fortnightly rotation of Colombo, Sri Lanka; Karachi, Pakistan; Mundra, India; and back to Colombo. The 860-TEU OEL Freedom is deployed on the...
  • Abu Dhabi Ports to Open Mumbai Office
    Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi, which includes Khalifa Port, is establishing a representative office in Mumbai, India, to tap growing global markets. The Indian unit, which will be Kizad's first office outside the United Arab Emirates, will operate as a legal entity of Abu Dhabi Ports Company. The new office is...
  • Cargo Volumes Up at ANA, JAL
    Japan's All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) said that its international cargo volume rose for the fifth straight month in July on a year-on-year basis, jumping 9.7 percent to 47,758 tons. ANA's domestic cargo volume grew for two months in a row in July on a year-on-year basis, increasing 3.1 percent to...

TradeWindsweb site
  • Zodiac torches oldest cape
    Zodiac Maritime Agencies has sold its oldest bulker in a $9.04m scrap sale.
  • SeaChange bags boxship
    SeaChange Maritime is being tied to the purchase of a 14-year-old containership.
  • Handy finds new buyer
    A handysize bulk carrier controlled by a subsidiary of Japan's NYK has been sold.
  • US targets Iranian 'evader'
    US officials have widened sanctions against the network of an Iranian businessman tied to blacklisted Greek shipping executive Dimitris Chambis.
  • Volgaflot loss balloons
    Russian owner Volga Shipping (Volgaflot) has posted a big increase in its first-half loss as revenue fell.
  • Pistiolis mulls options
    Top Ships will not rush into new ship acquisitions after it announced a deal to sell its current fleet to investment fund AMCI Poseidon, which is backed by Stamatis Molaris.
  • Inside Zim's battle room
    Zim finance chief Guy Eldar has revealed finer details of the line's latest round of restructuring negotiations.
  • Good Luck in the clear
    A European court has scrapped sanctions against a Dubai ship agency previously thought to be a front for blacklisted Iranian shipowner IRISL.
  • Top Ships sells out
    Greece's Top Ships said on Friday it had agreed to sell its entire fleet to an investment fund to pay off debt and invest in new vessels.
  • Stand-off at Alang
    A general cargoship is stuck off a breakers' beach at Alang in a dispute over wages and bills.
  • Kerala in ferry swoop
    The Indian state of Kerala is planning to order four new high-speed ferries to boost coastal services.
  • Power of three
    TradeWinds digests the digits making the headlines this week.
  • A&P jobs at risk
    A restructuring of UK shiprepairer A&P could see 78 jobs go in Falmouth.
  • Stena backs UK flag
    Sweden's Stena Group is moving more vessels to the UK flag, this time in the shape of two LNG carriers.
  • Bump in the Bosporus
    A Turkish cargoship has grounded in the Bosporus after rudder failure.
  • Ferry deal done
    New joint venture STM Quest has won the battle to run a ferry service from Canada to the US.
  • Offer made for Miclyn
    The two main shareholders of Singapore's Miclyn Express Offshore (MIO) are bidding to take over 100% of the company.
  • Big deal awaits Rongsheng
    Rongsheng Heavy Industries is in line for a huge newbuilding contract which will provide a major boost for the struggling shipbuilder.
  • Baltic banks S&P cash
    Peter Georgiopoulos-led Baltic Trading has sealed a loan worth $22m with DVB Bank to add two second-hand bulkers to the fleet.
  • GasLog raids STX PO
    GasLog has made its first secondhand purchase buying a three-year old LNG carrier controlled by STX Pan Ocean and its associates.
  • Box rate rises fail
    Attempts by container lines to boost rates with price rises in September have failed, according to analyst Drewry.
  • A schoolboy error
    We take a look at what was said in the market over the past week.
  • NYK raises $400m
    NYK has successfully raised around JPY 40bn ($400m) from the bond markets, the Japanese shipowner disclosed Friday.
  • Dry charge continues
    US-listed dry bulk companies saw their share prices surge for a second consecutive day on Thursday.
  • Eclectic backs FSL Trust
    Eclectic Investment Company has emerged as a significant shareholder in Singapore-listed First Ship Lease Trust (FSL Trust).
  • Gun battle off Nigeria
    Security off Nigeria continues to deteriorate with reports of an exchange of gun fire between a ship's security team and pirates.
  • Carnival takes the lead
    Carnival Corp of the US has committed over $180m to a campaign to equip 32 of its cruiseships with technology designed to combat air pollution at sea by reducing ship emissions.

American Shipperweb site
  • Truckers using Staten Island terminal get bridge toll refunds
    "With the tolls going up as much as they did and the prospect of them continuing to go up, it was vital that the terminal be able to do something about the tolls so that it remained economically viable," said Jim Devine, head of NYCT.
  • Verify Brand develops chemical traceability solution
  • Massport names Hadden port director
    Deborah Hadden will be responsible for directing the planning, development, marketing, operation, security, financial management, administration, and maintenance of non-aviation properties in the Port of Boston.
  • Airline emissions talk intensifies ahead of ICAO assembly
    Looking ahead to the International Civil Aviation Organization's triennial assembly, the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has called for a single, market-based approach to limiting airline greenhouse gas emissions.
  • WGL to use Descartes customs solutions
  • QuestaWeb FTZ customer base doubles in 2013
  • Freight projects fare well in 5th round of TIGER grants
  • G6 to skip two Asia-Europe sailings
  • Steel group says rebar industry should roll with market
  • DSV buys SBS Worldwide
  • FMCSA releases guidance on surety bond deadline
  • Centerpoint invests in 3PL syncreon
  • Maersk sells stake in short-sea operator
    DFDS said the liner carrier's share in the company was reduced from 31.3 percent to zero after the sale of 4.65 million shares. Maersk remains a major player in the European short-sea market via its Seago Line subsidiary.
  • Cass: Freight expenditures down in August
  • Bender Group adds Kansas City DC

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
  • Weekly global market report
    A weekly price round up from bunkering hubs around the world.
  • Volatile fuel prices in the Americas to close out week
    Demand was said to be good in Houston on Friday.
  • Praxis executive director resigns
    'I have decided it's time for myself to pursue other opportunities in the industry'.
  • Global specialty fuel additives market to reach $7.02 billion in 2019
    Environmental concerns have been prompting regulatory bodies of various governments to mandate the use of specialty fuel additives.
  • Prices lose direction in Fujairah
    Distillate prices strengthen in South African ports.
  • Prices steady in northwest Europe
    Prices softening in Gibraltar.
  • Market dashes hopes of freight rate boost
    Attempts by container lines to impose a sharp rate rise appear to have failed.
  • French player to focus on LNG bunkering
    New US office aims to maximise opportunities opening up in the field.
  • Fujairah bunker sales 'growing at 5% to 6%' a year
    Sources say monthly volumes are averaging 1.8 million mt.
  • Asian bunker prices end week lower
    Hong Kong players reported average demand.
  • Bunker trader licensed in Fujairah Free Zone
    First Fuels is an associate company of FNSA Fuel.
  • Latin American liner plays 'eco' savings card
    Newbuildings use 30% less bunkers than comparable ships.
  • Otto Marine receives fuel-efficient AHTS
    The Go Phoenix is propelled by hybrid propulsion diesel electric engines.
  • Bad weather affecting bunker deliveries at Algeciras
    'Hard to load barges in the outer anchorage', says source.
  • UK firm to add diesel-electric vessels to fleet
    New vessels will feature 'the most up to date technology and designs', says executive.
  • Progress in construction of LNG-fuelled OSVs
    LNG bunker fuel tank being delivered to Trinity Offshore.
  • Castrol reiterates advice on engine cold corrosion
    Lubes of lower BN 'unsuitable' for slow steaming in modern marine engines.

Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
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
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
››› File
Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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