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September 11, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • Hong Kong's first half container volume falls 8pc to 10.7 million TEU
  • Hapag first with one-week US$500/TEU A-E rate hike before Golden Week
  • China's August exports exceeds forecast, shows signs of steadier growth
  • Global Port Tracker finds US retailers stocking up for holiday season
  • Shenzhen reaches deep into China to funnel cargo from its distant dry ports
  • Drewry: Carrier reliability falls to 70pc from 72pc in second quarter
  • Panama Canal talks tolls, expansion progress with Japanese car carriers
  • Sichuan to spend US$16.34 billion on road infrastructure in 2013
  • MCC, Singapore-based Maersk intra-Asia feeder, looks to limit services
  • European Maritime Safety Agency to switch to latest RuleCheck system
  • Yangtze River Express shifts flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam
  • SF Express courier starts Kunming, Guangzhou, Nantong cargo flights
  • Safer landings by 'going around' could save lives, say air safety experts

Exim Indiaweb site
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
  • Allcargo stuffs its highest number of export consol boxes out of Nhava Sheva in Aug. 2013
  • London retains position as leading global maritime centre
  • China's Ministry of Communication delegation visits Mumbai Port
  • KPT adjudged 'Major Port of the Year' for fourth year running
  • Mumbai Port welcomes Thai business delegation
  • Nine bids for building new NMPT berth
  • Air cargo volume attains two-year high in July
  • Rlys freight earnings up by 8.86 pc in April-August 2013
  • DGAD asks Centre to impose anti-dumping duty on bulk drug from EU
  • Infra lending may take a hit on fears of bad debts
  • INR extends gains against dollar
  • Shippers welcome RBI measures on managing forex risk

International Transport Journalweb site
  • France defers "ecotaxe" until January
  • Yangtze River Express launches Schiphol services
  • Raben Group opens new logistics centre in Poland
  • GB Railfreight expands fleet
  • South Sudanese airline starts flying to Khartoum
  • Gruber Logistics scoops up Intertransport Hohnholz
  • Danish transport sector can and wants to reduce CO2
  • K Line invests in next generation car carriers
  • NOL Group enlarges board
  • New Coyne Airways MD sets sights on expansion
  • Post Nord integrates logistics activities under one brand
  • US National Gateway completes phase one clearance
  • Liberia storms ahead on MLC certification
  • Italienisch-schweizerischer UKV Basel-Mailand
  • Transporeon welcomes new team members in France

Marine Logweb site
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
  • Scotland's Craig Group orders six newbuilds in Spain
  • Chinese yard lays keel of PSV for Nigeria's Pheranzy
  • USCG investigates drifting barge incident
  • Incat starts construction of 70 m, 30 knot crew boat

World Wide Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
  • Sea-Tac Airport in line for new automated exit lane gear
  • Coast Guard crews rescue woman who jumped from ferry WENATCHEE
  • Public input sought for Burgerville restaurant at PDX
  • Over $100 million set for Port Metro Vancouver upgrades
  • Taiwan Feed Industry Association inks MOU with US Grains Council

Lloyd's Listweb site
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
  • Corinth Canal lifts profit estimates for 2013
    Greek waterway company turns a corner after end of Sea Containers era
  • Two more Greek ferry lines anchored in red
    Anek and NEL join the ranks of first-half loss-makers, though results improve year on year
  • UK flag growth 'disappointing', admits transport minister
    Ship register needs growth to boost employment and nation's global standing
  • Changing faces
    Freight forwarder Allport Cargo Services is looking to eCommerce and new markets for future growth
  • World Fleet Update - August 2013
    Flood of containership newbuildings continues, but scrapping is stymied by falling rates
  • US import box volumes forecast to rise 5.1% this month
    Retailers' inventory building is said to be making up for slow imports earlier in the year
  • Owners should make optimal fleet size a priority
    Conference speakers disagree on what is ideal number of vessels
  • German owners with a solid business plan can still tap liquidity
    NIBC Bank's director of shipping tells Hamburg conference that there are options available
  • Lloyd Fonds chief looks to innovation to woo Germany's small investors
    KG houses are not out of a job but the entire niche industry will need fresh thinking, says Teichert
  • Panamax deployment on intra-Asia trade levels off
    Conference told vessel levels on this route have reached saturation point
  • German owners denied bank funding could find Oslo attractive
    Norway's bond market is straightforward to access and requires less documentation than New York, Hamburg conference told
  • Illegal bunkering in Nigeria 'shameful'
    Unsafe transfers causing oil spills involve global fleet, LISW seminar is told
  • Maersk Line shows its rivals a clean pair of heels
    Danish line bucks the trend as most other carriers announce losses
  • Panalpina takes a step forward
    Forwarder outperforms the market in terms of ocean freight volume growth
  • Trade Route Intelligence: Sea change
    Container lines have reduced capacity on the North America-Middle East trade lane.
  • Derivatives can protect owners against counterparty risk
    Clarksons Securities chief offers solutions to current volatile market
  • Decision time for container weighing
    TT Club's risk management director Peregrine Storrs-Fox assesses how historians may judge the supply chain industry in the wake of this month's debate at the IMO
  • Data Hub: Shipper Sentiment Survey, Americas
    New tonnage and trade lane moves cause service disruption
  • Bunker Quarterly: Are prices set to rise?
    Carriers welcome lower fuel costs in the quarter but unrest in the Middle East is making everyone nervous
  • German ship finance seeks a new model
    Fresh lenders enter the market as established players admit there has to be change
  • Banks need to clarify distinction between court and private sales
    Ince & Co partner tells Hamburg conference that each method has pros and cons
  • Turkish box port sector could get more European money
    EBRD weighs $75m loan to help with construction of deepsea terminal
  • Counting the cost
    Insurers await deluge of claims from MOL Comfort casualty
  • Judge allows Korea Line sale to proceed
    Injunction brought by two bidders is thrown out, clearing preferred bidder SM Group to move forward
  • Minsheng Leasing revealed as lessor for MSC 18,400 teu newbuildings
    Second Chinese lessor places orders in South Korea for European owner
  • Too many eggs in too few baskets?
    Never in the field of international trade will so much be carried for so many by so few ships, write Mike Garratt and Antonella Teodoro of MDS Transmodal
  • China makes its mark in demolition market
    While volatile currency exchange rates hit others in south Asia, Chinese buyers push on
  • Trade Statistics: North American downturn
    Imports into North America decline by 4% in the second quarter
  • Reinsurers call for separate wreck removal pillar in XoL contract
    Move gains support as costs increase for Costa Concordia and Rena removals

Fairplayweb site
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
  • Paragon signals share sale
    NASDAQ-listed Paragon Shipping today filed a registration for an offering to fund acquisitions from a company owned by Paragon CEO Michael Bodouroglou
  • ULCS orders defy box sector's difficulties
    BOX CARRIERS are likely to continue ordering ultra-large container ships despite their difficulties in restoring profitability on long-haul trade
  • VLGC rates seen buoyed
    VLGC RATES might depart their present softening trend and feel upward pressure in the next two weeks, brokers told Fairplay today
  • UK raises training budget
    THE UK government has increased money it budgets for seafarer instruction tol support 200 more trainees per year
  • Insurance product targets abandonment
    A NEW insurance instrument for flag states covering repatriation of abandoned seafarers is merely aimed at taking the pressure off shipowners, critics alleged at a meeting in London today
  • China's marine equipment imports rebound
    CHINA's marine equipment imports rebounded 16% month-on-month in July to $381M, Beijing said
  • Box recovery threatened
    A LINER analyst warned today that the surge in orders for ultra-large container ships might prevent full recovery in that sector until after 2015
  • Huanghua handling rises
    NORTH China's Huanghua comprehensive port area in Hebei Province handled 138,832teu (1.59M tonnes) for the first eight months of 2013
  • Ro-pax scheme planned
    A RO-PAX service is planned to provide a direct link of Sabah in eastern Malaysia with Palawan in western Philippines
  • Bulker arrested in Singapore
    TURKISH bulker Reis-G was arrested in Singapore over the weekend by law firm Oon & Bazul, according to records from the admiralty sheriff
  • Tanjung aims to raise $5M
    MALAYSIA's Tanjung Offshore is aiming to raise about 17M ringgit ($5M) from the private placement of 29
  • Drybulk stock rally gathers steam
    US-LISTED drybulk equities added to their price resurgence today as rate recovery hopes prevailed among investors

The Journal of Commerceweb site
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
  • China's Exports Surge
    China's export growth last month outstripped most forecasts, with shipments to the U.S. seeing significant expansion. Total exports last month from China increased by 7.1 percent year-on-year, up from 5.1 percent year-over-year growth in July. Outbound shipments of electronics, textiles, toys, apparel and machinery were all more than 6.5 percent higher...
  • RoadOne IntermodaLogistics Appoints New Executive Team
    Vincent Castagno Mark Pontarelli Larry Cuddy Paul Sullivan RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, an intermodal, distribution and logistics services company, has appointed Larry Cuddy as vice president of commercial strategy and client solutions, Vincent Costagno as vice president of sales, Mark Pontarelli as vice president of agent development and Paul Sullivan as vice president of finance. Cuddy has...
  • American Airlines' Cargo Volume Improved 5.7 Percent in August
    American Airlines' cargo volume changes year-to-date. Full-size image The parent of American Airlines, AMR Corp., reported August cargo figures for its principal subsidiary, showing an increase to 150,516 million ton miles, up 5.7 percent from 142,458 million ton miles reported in August 2012. For the first eight months of 2013, ton miles dropped...
  • CTS: North American Exports to Asia See Largest Drop of 2013
    North American exports to Far East Asia Full-size image Containerized exports from North America to Far East Asia experienced a year-over-year dip of 9.3 percent in June 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics Ltd. This is the largest decrease in 2013 so far, and the fourth straight month of declines...
  • Panama Canal Authority Discusses Tolls for Car Carriers
    The Panama Canal Authority presented an analysis of the potential pricing structure for car carriers for the canal.The Panama Canal Authority has met with the Japanese Shipowners Association and several car manufacturers in Japan to discuss the canal's future toll structure. During the meetings, the Panama Canal Authority presented an analysis...
  • Survey Warns London at Risk of Losing Shipping Predominance
    Big Ben and Westminster Bridge at dusk.London is in danger of losing its position as a global maritime center. Although the city still maintains its predominance in the maritime world, it is at risk of declining influence over the next decade, according to a survey of young shipping professionals. Almost 70 percent...
  • EU, Somalia Meet Again to Boost Maritime Security
    Members of Somalia's government and the EU met to discuss maritime security.Members from Somalia's government and the European Union have again met to discuss how to strengthen maritime security and economic development in Somalia. The European Naval Force Somalia, also known as Operation Atalanta, hosted the president of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh...
  • US Steel Exports 'Below Healthy Levels' in July
    U.S. exports of steel year-to-date. Full-size image U.S. steel exports in July totaled 1.087 million tons, rising 2.2 percent from 1.064 million tons in June and 0.3 percent from July 2012, according to government reporting. "[North American Free Trade Agreement] steel demand improved in July compared to June by 6 percent, offsetting declines...
  • Spain-South Africa Service to Be Merged With SAECS
    Member lines of the Southern Africa Europe Container Service, including Deutsche Afrika-Linien, Maersk Line, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Safmarine, have decided to merge the current service with Med-Shuttle/225 Service. The Med-Shuttle/225 Service, operated by Maersk and Safmarine between Algeciras, Spain, and South Africa, on which MOL and DAL participate as slot...
  • FREE Webcast: Conquering Export Classification Challenges: A Case Study & Best Practices
    Export classification is a complex, layered process, but the obligation of proper declaration falls to the U.S. exporter, and the definition of 'export' is wide, so mastering it is vital. In this webcast, we will examine the challenges of classification in the U.S., the intricacies of the U.S. Export Control...
  • Exporting 101 for Small Businesses
    Virtually every small business is interested in expanding its customer base. Exporting goods and services provides a tremendous opportunity for small businesses to reach new markets, find more customers and contribute more to the U.S. economy. The International Trade Commission reports that small businesses that exported saw average revenue growth of...
  • Charleston Harbor Deepening on Track
    CHARLESTON, S.C. - If the necessary approvals are delivered as planned, the Port of Charleston deepening project will be approved in late 2015, and the South Atlantic gateway will have a 50-foot channel five years later. "Clearly, we want it finalized within this decade," James Newsome, president and chief executive officer...
  • SUNY Maritime College President Announces Resignation
    September 9, 2013: SUNY Maritime College President Rear Admiral Wendi B. Carpenter, USN (Ret.), announced on Friday, September 6, 2013, that she will step down shortly after the completion of Fall semester.Admiral Carpenter has served as President since August 31, 2011, and has decided to step down in order to...
  • DHL provides tailor-made logistics solutions to showcase the 2014 Spring collections at Mercedes Benz- Fashion Week
    DHL global network offers retailers efficient transit times from remote manufacturing locations worldwide E-commerce shipping solutions help designers go global New York, NY, September 9, 2013: As the world's top designers and fashion brands bring their Spring 2014 collections to the runway, DHL returns as the Official Logistics Provider for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week...
  • Avalon Ranked For 2013 Best Places To Work In Insurance
    CHICAGO (Monday, September 9th, 2013)- Avalon Risk Management is proud to announce that for the third year in a row, Avalon is being recognized by Business Insurance's 2013 Best Places to Work in Insurance. Business Insurance will reveal the final rankings in a special report in its October 21stissue. Lisa Gelsomino, President/CEO of Avalon commented...
  • Transportation Intermediaries Association Announces a New Goal as Part of its Veteran Initiative
    Alexandria, VA Sept 9, 2013 TIA is proud to announce an ambitious new goal for its Veteran Initiative program. By the end of 2014, it is the Association's goal to have 100 veterans hired by its members. TIA, starting very early in2013, has been working to help returning and disabled veterans find gainful employment with...
  • Container Ship Order Surge to Delay Liner Recovery Beyond 2015
    Triple E vessel Majestic Maersk in Ningbo, China.The recent surge in orders for mega-ships risks delaying the recovery in liner shipping beyond 2015, according to industry analyst Alphaliner. The container ship order book has soared to a 14-month high of 3.67 million 20-foot-equivalent units, or 21.5 percent of the existing fleet,...

TradeWindsweb site
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
  • Senesco seals order
    A small US shipyard appears to have firmed up a contract to construct six container barges that will be used to service municipal waste stations controlled by the City of New York.
  • Cape rally continues
    Capesize bulkers trading in the spot market continued to gain traction Tuesday and many believe rates will remain firm in the foreseeable future.
  • Island better off in Q2
    Norwegian offshore vessel owner Island Offshore has reported a stronger second quarter thanks to firming spot market rates.
  • KDB sets DSME timeline
    Korea Development Bank has put a timeframe on its plan to sell its stake in Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).
  • Paragon adds ultras
    Paragon Shipping is selling $25m of shares to add two bulker newbuildings to its fleet.
  • SCF in for Zvezda
    State-owned tanker company Sovcomflot is joining a consortium to buy into Russia's big new Zvezda shipyard.
  • Crew stays put
    A crew of 16 Ukrainians is refusing to leave a bulker arrested in Cameroon since February until they get their pay.
  • CSIC seeks $1.4bn
    China Shipbuilding Industry Corp (CSIC) has unveiled plans for a giant fundraiser.
  • Bulkers in port smash
    A Korean bulker is aground outside Chittagong port in Bangladesh after a collision with another dry cargo vessel.
  • UASC to join top table
    United Arab Shipping Company's (UASC) recent giant boxship order will propel the company into the big league of containership operators.
  • Viking Line hits high
    Finland's Viking Line has posted record passenger figures over the summer thanks to its new cruiseferry.
  • Turkey's terminal support
    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering investing $75m in a new container terminal in Turkey.
  • Unifeeder expands
    Denmark's short-sea line Unifeeder is starting a new weekly run from France to Russia.
  • Palumbo performs "surgery"
    A Grimaldi ro-ro has received a new nose at Palumbo Shipyards in Malta, an operation the yard has called "high naval surgery."
  • Siem ties up two
    Siem Offshore as entered into charter contracts for a pair of offshore support vessels in Africa.
  • Smart to dump coal
    South Africa has given the go-ahead for salvors to dump 10,000 tonnes of coal into the sea from the stricken bulker Smart.
  • Axis back at Cosco
    Axis Offshore, the J Lauritzen and HitecVision joint-venture, has returned to China to order a second floating accommodation unit.
  • Ray car carrier aground
    A Ray Shipping-owned car carrier is reported to have gone aground off the southern coast of mainland Japan.
  • Finland going green
    Government provides EUR 30m to shipowners for eco-retrofitting work.
  • Somalia warning
    Seafarers are being warned that improving conditions off the coast of Somalia could lead to the resumption of piracy attacks.
  • Seven eye ENVC
    Seven investors have registered to bid for concessions to use the land and infrastructure of struggling Portuguese shipbuilder ENVC.
  • Valemax touches bottom
    One of Vale's new Valemax Very Large Ore Carriers (VLOC) has reportedly touched bottom at a port in Brazil.
  • Five more for Taizhou
    China's Taizhou Kouan Shipbuilding has continued to rack up more bulker orders, adding up to 10 ships to its backlog.
  • Oceanografia eyes bonds
    Oceanografia says it is contemplating a $300m bond issue to help fund the purchase of two large offshore vessels.
  • US volumes to grow
    US container imports are expected to see a year-on-year growth of 5% in September, a trade body has predicted.
  • Turkish bulker held
    Singapore's admiralty sheriff has reportedly arrested a second Turkish-owned bulker in as many weeks.

American Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
  • Port of Charleston: Deeper is No. 1 priority
    This year the port has seen 300 post-Panamax ships call and port CEO Jim Newsome said once the Panama Canal opens up, he expects the size of "work horse" ships calling the U.S. East Coast to be in the 8,000-10,000 TEU range.
  • Spending on demand planning tools to rise
  • House lawmakers told FMC's proposed OTI regulation 'burdensome'
    NCBFAA official warned FMC's initiative "would - if implemented - significantly increase unnecessary burdens and expense on OTIs, raise significant due process concerns and create needless administrative burdens on the agency's own staff."
  • CSX completes first phase of National Gateway
    The Jacksonville, Fla.-based railroad said double-stacked intermodal service is now possible between its existing terminal in Chambersburg, Pa., and the new high-tech, intermodal hub in North Baltimore, Ohio.
  • Washington Notebook: U.S. Chamber says all states gain from WRDA passage
  • TCG, TMW Systems bundle products
  • Chinese decision to aid Port of Virginia lumber exports
  • Long Beach releases video on Middle Harbor progress
  • time:matters adds Amsterdam same-day service
  • STB beefs up interchange commitment reporting rules
  • Analyst: No impact from HOS rules
  • Yusen Logistics opens Jaipur branch in India
  • Big August for autos could boost transportation sector
    BB&T Capital Markets pointed out that August sales of 16 million vehicles, which has been predicted by J.D. Power & Associates, would represent the largest sales volume in a single month since November 2007.
  • Europe introduces inland waterway initiatives
  • Executive moves

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
  • Middle East tensions trigger rise in bunker hedging
    'There has been some scrambling to cover against further rises,' says ship broker.
  • IFO price still falling in Fujairah
    Mixed price movements in Suez.
  • Prices softening across Europe
    Wide price-spreads in Rotterdam.
  • Hong Kong terminal to suspend bunker operations
    Chevron is conducting annual inspection.
  • 20% rise in commercial maritime vacancies
    Hiring patterns suggest maritime businesses are 'much more positive about the future'.
  • Firm seeks patent for LNG bunkering method
    Technology seeks to prevent the evaporation of LNG during bunkering.
  • More details emerge on tanker auction
    Bunkers onboard to be paid for separately.
  • India files complaint over tanker's detention
    Iranian authorities have 'downgraded' the tanker's alleged deficiencies.
  • Asian bunker prices softening
    Except in the South Korean port of Busan.
  • Government gives cash for scrubbers
    Finland to support eco-retrofits on vessels.
  • Oil spill response test
    Exercise will simulate a response to a collision and oil spill.
  • Irving Oil to construct marine terminal
    Engineering and design works expected to begin in 2015.
  • Titan Petrochemicals: Auditor will not renew its appointment
    Ernst & Young to leave appointment as auditor of the firm with effect from September 30, 2013.
  • Conglomerate expands operations at Novorossiysk
    Launch of new terminal 'an opportunity to gain more revenue', says Delo Group spokesman.
  • Frontline 2012 takes delivery of fuel-efficient MR vessel
    Front Arrow is the first vessel to be delivered under company's newbuilding programme.

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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
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
DATABASE
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ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente 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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