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September 10, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • Shanghai Aug boxes up 13.3pc to 2.9 million TEU, up 4.4pc since Jan
  • Carriers hope worldwide rate hikes stick in September and October
  • ANA July international cargo up 9.7pc while JAL's rises 7.8pc in July
  • Rotterdam wins top spot for best port infrastructure in WEF rankings
  • Togo sets up monitoring base for ships in its west African coastal waters
  • Inner Mongolia's Wuhai and Tianjin sign deal for international dry port
  • Henan state-owned rail and road groups join to provide D2D service
  • Rizhao port's 8-month cargo volume up 10.3pc to 200 million tonnes
  • Auto export volume through Xinjiang Korgas up, but value declines
  • 3,000 ships now have SMSGlobal aboard after 10 years steady installation
  • DHL offers near European day-definite LTL service for up to 2.5 tonnes
  • CEVA extends distribution partnership to Germany's Vileda until 2015
  • CEE's Nurminen Logistics to deliver pulp mill equipment to Belarus
  • Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics re-brands as Greencarrier this month
  • Moving heavy condensers to Australia through Romania along the Danube
  • Project cargo training alongside Breakbulk Americas Expo in New Orleans
  • Germany's Magdeburg Airport builds 9,000-square metre cargo facility
  • 1,150 retired egg-laying hens flown to upstate New York retirement home

Exim Indiaweb site
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
  • DB Schenker receives the key to its new headquarters in Frankfurt
  • Desh Shanti released after 26 days
  • MALA 2013 honours the best of the best
  • Master Group executes crucial United Nations shipment
  • SCFI spot rates see recent drop
  • Instruct banks to assist in getting project export contracts in Iraq, exporters urge govt & RBI
  • Renewal of US GSP a must to enhance engineering exports: EEPC
  • Essar Ports looking to raise $ 1 bn
  • Weak Railway orders making it difficult for wagon industry
  • Forex reserves plunge by $ 2.23 bn to 39-month low of $275.49 bn
  • Steep fag-end recovery helps rupee to end better at 65.24
  • NHAI decides on separate vertical for expressways
  • Siemens receives major orders for air separation plants

International Transport Journalweb site
  • New container train service from Slovenia to Poland
  • Rail connection to the port of Barcelona goes ahead
  • HHLA: new site for project cargo
  • Thamesport's woes signal UK ports shake up
  • Air New Zealand prolongs handling contract at LHR
  • Chronoexprés opens new logistics platform in Spain
  • Houston sees start of zero emission delivery vehicle project
  • New clothes for M&M's departing emperor
  • French GSA grows with new US customer
  • New plans published for UK's A14 upgrade
  • Guangzhou Sunshine handles shipment for Nansha shipyard
  • ZIM introduces CGX service in New Orleans
  • Superior appoints new territory managers

Marine Logweb site
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
  • Senesco to build six container barges
  • SUNY Maritime President to step down
  • OSD-IMT to design seismic support vessels for COSL
  • Jaya looks at strategic options
  • BMT partners with Turkish yard on Bahrain patrol boats
  • Kvichak delivers pilot boat
  • Kings Point plebes take the oath
  • Thirty tons of pot go up in smoke
  • Braemar Engineering wins floating LNG contract

World Wide Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
  • Unmanned grain barge found floating in Columbia River
  • NOL Group taps Bruno Sidler for spot on board of directors
  • Registration closes Wednesday for Portland Harbor Splash event
  • Port of Portland General Counsel killed in motorcycle accident
  • Sea-Tac Airport music program earns Best Arrivals Experience nod

Lloyd's Listweb site
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
  • UK maritime budget set for 25% rise
    Extra £3m to help fund 200 trainees in maritime sector
  • Braemar lands world's largest floating LNG export deal
    Project will export up to 24m tonnes of LNG a year
  • Crude tanker rates face three-year lull
    Commerzbank head of shipping research says stronger performance possible should Libya resume full output
  • Iran releases Desh Shanti
    SCI-owned crude tanker on way to India as conditions for the vessel's release remain unclear
  • Kang steps down from STX Offshore & Shipbuilding
    DSME's Park is expected to take charge
  • US investment fund victorious in tanker bidding war
    Interest grows in chemtankers
  • Owners will have to take much bigger equity stakes in their ships
    Lloyd Fonds chief tells Hamburg conference that any future investors will want tougher terms
  • MCC has no plans to expand fleet in current market
    Singapore-headquartered box carrier to expand through new partnerships
  • Incentive to scrap vintage VLCCs is reduced
    Scrap values plummet while selling secondhand offers better prices
  • Favourable tax regulation would attract German shipping investors
    Tighter requirements are likely to make the picture more complicated, says analyst
  • Capesize market eyes another strong week
    Rally gives boost to dry bulk stocks
  • Tilbury confident as London box ports battle for market share
    Perry Glading says diverse cargo mix will see Forth Ports facility through the struggle ahead
  • Court decision expected in Korea Line fight over latest bid
    Bidders Polaris and Daelim have charged that the preferred bid by SM Group is unfair
  • Cost-competitive eco ships could make or break operators
    Fuel-efficient design for a 9,000 teu boxship could save $2m a year, Hamburg conference is told
  • German tramp shipping not dead yet, says Hamburg Süd chief
    Vespermann tells conference that sector's current problems can be overcome
  • Jaya Holdings 'strategic review' warms investors
    Singapore-listed offshore vessel operator follows strong earnings with look at options
  • Private equity catching on in Hamburg
    Owners and money men starting to converge on pricing, says lawyer
  • Masterbulk appoints new chief executive in management shuffle
    Former Oman Shipping head Nicholas Fisher takes helm at Masterbulk and Westfal-Larsen Shipping
  • UK shipping gives London overwhelming vote of confidence
    Three-quarters of senior executives believe sector will grow over next five years, according to Maritime UK survey

Fairplayweb site
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
  • Kang quits STX O&S
    AFTER a week of resistance, STX Offshore & Shipbuilding's founding chairman and CEO Kang Duk Soo finally gave in to creditors' demands to step down today
  • Glut pushes Asia/Europe box rates down
    ASIA/Europe rates are still dropping as an oversupply of slot space outweighs carriers' attempts at general rate increases for September
  • Nigeria boasts of 'robust' piracy security
    NIGERIA is a safe business haven despite piracy, the Nigerian Maritime, Administration & Safety Agency told Fairplay today during the Maritime London event
  • Holiday stocking heats up US box sector
    CONTAINER imports at major US box terminals are expected to grow 5.1% year-on-year in September, an importers representative body said today
  • US extends Iran waivers
    JAPAN and 10 EU countries have earned another waiver to US sanctions on Iran oil imports, IHS World Markets Energy reported today
  • Capesize period charters up as BDI rallies
    MORE Capesize period charter hires are on the market as the Baltic Dry Index continues to rise
  • China's exports rise
    CHINA'S exports were $190.61Bn in August, 7.2% higher than the previous August total
  • Siem, Birch Hill buy half of Secunda Canada
    SIEM Offshore and Birch Hill Equity Partners have acquired a 50% stake in Secunda Canada, which owns six offshore support vessels
  • Subsidies planned for Fuzhou port, companies
    CHINA'S Fuzhou Port Administration expects a subsidy of about Rmb100M/year ($16.34M) from local government until 30 June 2016
  • A first for Chinese breakers
    DALIAN Shipbuilding Industry's ship recycling facility has bought its first ship without a Chinese owner in a deal that has got brokers talking because of the price offered
  • Wisdom eyes London listing
    BULKER group Wisdom Marine plans to become the first Taiwan group to list in London
  • Beijing approves Dalian LNG second phase
    CHINA'S oil giant CNPC has won government approval on building the second phase of a Dalian LNG terminal
  • Navig8 Product Tankers trades OTC in Oslo
    TRADING in shares of Navig8 Product Tankers started today on the Oslo bourse's over the counter list
  • Union sees wages settling crew's strike
    MARITIME Union of Australia's Port Kembla branch told Fairplay today that wages to settle a strike by seafarers there are due to arrive tomorrow
  • UASC joins intra-Asia club
    UNITED Arab Shipping today joined its peers in tapping the growing intra-Asia box shipping market

The Journal of Commerceweb site
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
  • US Imports Via Rail From Mexico Continue to Climb
    U.S. Cross-Border Imports from Mexico Full-size image U.S. cross-border imports from Mexico via rail jumped 10.8 percent in June 2013, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Rail imports from Mexico have seen year-over-year increases for the past 17 months. U.S. imports by rail from Mexico totaled $3.7 billion in...
  • CSX's Double-Stack Intermodal Project Advances
    CSX now offers double-stack intermodal rail service between Chambersburg, Pa., and Northwest Ohio. Photo courtesy of CSX.Phase 1 of CSX's National Gateway project has been completed, with the National Gateway coalition launching double-stack intermodal rail service between CSX's existing terminal in Chambersburg, Pa., and its hub facility in Northwest Ohio. The...
  • NJ Governor Vetoes Truck Operator Independent Contractor Act
    New Jersey's Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed the Truck Operator Independent Contractor Act, which would have reclassified port truckers and parcel delivery truckers as employees, instead of as independent contractors, according to Assemblyman John S. Wisniewski, who sponsored the bill. Wisniewski, Deputy Speaker and chair of the Transportation, Public Works and...
  • Netherlands Tops Port Infrastructure Ranking
    The chemical tanker Wilhelmine Essberger moored in Rotterdam in August 2012. Photo: TonyV3112 / Shutterstock.comThe Netherlands' port infrastructure has been ranked as the best internationally by the World Economic Forum, according to its Global Competitiveness Report, which analyzes the competitive position of national economies worldwide. "The fact that the Netherlands has...
  • FEC Names Constantini VP, Chief Transportation Officer
    William R. Costantini has been named vice president and chief transportation officer for Florida East Coast Railway (FEC), effective Sept. 16. He will be responsible for FEC's rail transportation network and terminal operations. "Will's many achievements and logistics background in the Marine Corps provides FEC with the talent and skill for...
  • US Cross-Border Truck, Rail Trade With Canada Down in June
    U.S. Cross-Border Trade by Truck With Canada Full-size image U.S. cross-border traffic with Canada via truck and rail declined 2.1 percent from $39.2 billion in June 2012 to $38.4 billion this June, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. The value of imports by rail from Canada did, however, see...
  • Report: Retailers Stocking Up for Holiday Season
    Import volume at major U.S. retail container ports is expected to rise 5.1 percent month-over-month in September, as retailers head into the holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker, published by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. "Retailers are making up for the slow imports seen earlier in...
  • Maersk's Triple E Ship Calls at Morocco's Tanger-Med Port
    Longshoremen at APM Terminals Tangier welcome the 18,000-TEU Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller.The M'rsk Mc-Kinney Møller has called at the Tanger-Med port in Tangier, Morocco, its latest visit on its first service loop in Maersk Line's Asia-Europe service. The 18,000 20-foot-equivalent unit vessel was handled by APM Terminals Tangier, which moved a vessel...
  • Low Sulfur Bunker Fuel Prices Dip Following Prior Week's Climb
    Bunker fuel prices - Rotterdam Full-size image Spot prices for low sulfur bunker fuel edged down in the week ending Sept. 6, but held on to most of the prior week's $9 per metric ton increase, according to daily BunkerVision price data via international marine fuel oil broker LQM Petroleum Services. Low sulfur...
  • Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium Honors Top Industry Executives at Leadership Forum
    RALEIGH, NC, and ATLANTA, GA. September 6, 2013 - The 2013 Tompkins Supply Chain Leadership Forum, held August 26-28 in Atlanta, brought some of the world's brightest supply chain and logistics executives together to network and learn how to reinvent their supply chains to better meet customer demands. Supply Chain Consortium awards...
  • L.C. van Tiel Logistics B.V. to represent XLProjects
    L.C. van Tiel Logistics B.V. provides special transport worldwide. They are a reliable partner for forwarding and shipping exceptionally large or heavy cargo. Road transport is served by their own new lorries and trailers which are specially equipped for over-dimensional loads. Thanks to their technical expertise, years of experience and international...
  • NOL names Bruno Sidler to Board of Directors
    SINGAPORE, 9 September 2013 - NOL Group today announced the appointment of Bruno Sidler to its Board of Directors. Mr Sidler is the Chief Operating Officer of market expansion services group DKSH Holding Ltd., which is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. Mr Sidler will join the NOL Board on 16 September 2013 and he...
  • New German Federal Office of Economics and Export Control Security Accreditation Process Praised by AdvanFort Company
    Washington, D.C., - Global maritime security services provider the AdvanFort Company today praised new accreditation criteria for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs) working on German-flagged vessels that raise required standards but are also professionally flexible. "Key to this process is that the Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA)...
  • OIA Global Announces Global Corporate Headquarters Relocation
    PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OIA Global (OIA), a leading worldwide transportation, supply chain management and packaging solutions provider, announced today that the company will relocate its Global Headquarters from Northeast Portland to the revitalized waterfront district in Portland. The company has leased two full floors, totaling approximately...
  • Purolator International Appoints Richard Denhart District Sales Manager of Its Southern District
    Richard Denhart, a sales and marketing executive with over 20 years of experience in air and multi-modal transportation services, has joined Purolator International as District Sales Manager of its Southern District. Purolator International is the leading provider of cross-border logistics between the U.S. and Canada and a subsidiary of Canada's...
  • Going Global: Building a Sustainable Logistics Model in the Age of Globalization
    Globalization puts forward opportunities to companies of any size who can effectively provide or source products and services in dynamic markets. Review our white paper and learn: How to gain a competitive advantage through global transportation logistics Factors that influence international shipments Five characteristics of a global TMS and why companies worldwide should...
  • Regional Shifts in Maritime Piracy and Possible Solutions
    Theodore Karasik, Director of Research and Consultancy at the Institute for the Near East and Gulf Military Studies in Dubai, and The Journal of Commerce Senior Editor Peter Leach discuss reasons behind the decline and rise in piracy incidents in different areas of Africa, the very real and far-reaching human toll of...
  • UASC Challenging Top Carriers After Mega-Ship Order
    United Arab Shipping Company's order for 10 mega-ships represents the first challenge to the market supremacy of major ocean carriers since Chinese lines, Coscon and China Shipping Container Lines, burst into the market in the late 1990s, according to Drewry shipping consultants. The order for five 18,000 20-foot-equivalent unit ships and...
  • Cosco Pacific to Boost Piraeus Container Capacity
    Cosco Pacific is set to boost capacity at its container terminals in Piraeus, Greece, amid reports that the company plans to bid for a majority stake in Greece's largest port. The Hong Kong-based terminal operator is reported to have agreed to terms with the Athens government to invest around €225 million...

TradeWindsweb site
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
  • Band-aid on bullet wound?
    Rates tied to capesize bulkers trading in the spot market continued to climb Monday but some fear the rally will be short-lived.
  • Indo nickel deals continue
    Bulker operators may be growing increasingly concerned about the carriage of Indonesian nickel ore but many are still willing to roll the dice.
  • Tanjung prices share sale
    Malaysia's Tanjung Offshore has priced an upcoming private placement that will fund the next stage of its expansion.
  • Essar seeks $1bn
    Indian group Essar Ports is looking to raise up to $1bn through new share sales to fund its various expansion projects.
  • Siem's Canadian capture
    Norway's Siem Offshore has bought a 50% holding in shipowner Secunda Canada for CAD 16.25m ($15.66m) in cash.
  • Teekay stretches FPSO
    Teekay Corp has extended a charter contract for one of its floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) units in the North Sea.
  • ITF targets Asia
    The Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) will be on the agenda as the ITF union launches vessel checks in Asia.
  • Hash ship sparked up
    The crew of a general cargoship smuggling 30 tonnes of hashish across the Mediterranean set fire to their stash and abandoned ship prior to being busted.
  • Vessel held over MLC
    Danish authorities detained their first vessel under the IMO's new Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) last week.
  • Coeclerici strikes again
    Italian group snaps up second coal-trading company in a week as it bets on bulkers.
  • Jaya shares jump
    Shares in Singapore-listed Jaya Holdings bounced today after the company announced it has undertaken a strategic review.
  • UASC goes intra-Asia
    Kuwait's UASC is launching a joint run in Asia together with CSCL.
  • Smart was "slammed"
    The Greek capesize Smart was grounded off South Africa by a huge swell that "slammed" its stern on to the sea bed.
  • Kang ousted at STX O&S
    Kang Duck-soo will step down as chief executive officer (CEO) of an STX Group company for the second time in as many months.
  • Young Bros grows again
    Hawaiian container line Young Brothers has pushed up second-quarter volumes as the island state's economic recovery continued.
  • KDM eyes expansion
    Ukraine's KDM Shipping is in talks over new vessels as it announced higher earnings for the first half of 2013.
  • Hellenic buys supramax
    Hellenic Carriers has made a rare incursion into the secondhand market to acquire a supramax bulker.
  • Ktistakis makes tax offer
    Former Greek bulker owner Lucas Ktistakis is prepared to pay more than $1.5m to settle a tax fraud case in the US.
  • Van Oord back at Damen
    Van Oord has ordered a new cable-laying vessel at Dutch group Damen Shipyards that will be used on offshore wind farms.
  • Fondrier joins McQuilling
    US brokerage McQuilling Services has boosted its dry bulk expertise with the recruitment of John Fondrier.
  • Freddie buys into Flex
    John Fredriksen has emerged as a significant shareholder in Oslo-listed Flex LNG financial disclosures show.
  • Shake-up at Masterbulk
    Masterbulk has hired Nicholas Fisher as chief executive as Westfal-Larsen looks to reinvigorate its dry cargo business.

American Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
  • Buyers interested in Montreal, Maine & Atlantic
  • U.S. helps small exporters tap European markets
    U.S. small businesses currently exporting to the European Union will have the opportunity to voice their concerns on existing EU trade barriers through a series of cross-country roundtables arranged by USTR and SBA.
  • U.S. supports intelligent transport system for Colombia
  • CMA CGM raising Europe-U.S. rates
    The French carrier said on Oct. 1 it will raise freight rates on dry and reefer containers moving from North Europe to the U.S. East and Gulf coasts, Canada and Mexico by $150 for 20-foot containers and $200 for 40-foot containers.
  • China Shipping denies link to P3
    The alliance, announced in mid-2013 and due to take effect in the second quarter of 2014 pending regulatory approval, would formally link the three largest carriers - Maersk, MSC, and CMA CGM - on the three major east-west trades.
  • BNSF: $625 million for improvements in Texas, Missouri and Kansas
  • NOL names Panalpina/CEVA vet Sidler to board
  • Caribbean lines to assess peak season surcharge
  • Batten plans to grow Coyne
  • Retail imports to grow in September
    Retail import volume will grow to 1.48 million TEUs at the largest domestic ports in September, a 5.1-percent increase in activity over the same period last year, according to the most recently released Global Port Tracker.
  • Yangtze River Express adds Amsterdam flight
  • Crosstown move for OIA Global
  • U.S. steel exports up slightly in July

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
  • Prices fall in Fujairah
    Prices flat in Suez.
  • Prices firm across Europe
    But distillates fell in Rotterdam.
  • Strike looms at UK port
    Dispute flared up over changes to terms and conditions.
  • Asia fuel oil market 'looks grim'
    Oversupplied market for at least the next three weeks.
  • UK event to focus on marine renewables
    Wave and tidal energy forms centrepiece of wider marine strategy.
  • IFO prices show little movement in Asian markets
    Supplies 'a little tight' in Tokyo Bay.
  • SPO to add fourth 'fuel-efficient' AHTS to fleet
    Vessels in the D class series feature a design that is focused on maintaining fuel efficiency, says firm.
  • Freed tanker bunkers in Fujairah
    Iran says it has received 'letter of guarantee'.
  • Navy ship survey gets major upgrade
    Hull coating offers fuel savings and improved performance.
  • Singapore bunkering firm takes court action
    Chinese shipping firm said to owe six months' worth of bunker bills.
  • Chinese yard develops electric propulsion technology
    Development will lower China's dependence on imported parts.
  • Kochi OPL bunkering manages a monsoon first
    Shree Krishna XV delivered bunkers throughout the monsoon season at Kochi OPL.
  • Marine renewable energy system up for award
    EMP's Aquarius MRE System nominated for 2013 Ship Technology Awards.

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FROM THE HOME PAGE
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
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
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
PORTS
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
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ForwardersShip Suppliers
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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 "
››› Meetings File
PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente 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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