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September 12, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • UASC joins CSCL's China-Thailand-Japan loop, replaces Gold Star ship
  • UASC challenges top players with orders for new 18,000-TEU ships
  • Fujian's 8-month port container volume up 10.7pc to 7.5 million TEU
  • Yangtze River Delta cities cooperate on river container shipping
  • Monsoon season's end risks increase of Indian Ocean piracy, warns IMB
  • Russia's TransContainer first half profit up 3pc to US$109.2 million
  • Shandong's August sea cargo climbs 24pc to 75.33 million tonnes
  • Russian Far East, Harbin discuss on cross-border customs cooperation
  • Singapore's MPA consolidates all ship charges into one monthly bill
  • New WTO director-general Azevedo cuts global forecast to 2.5pc growth
  • Sainsbury's tests all-C02 reefer system to cut down on CO2 emissions
  • Russia to bar Ukraine from ex-Soviet trading bloc if it signs EU deal
  • Kazakhstan's fast-growing Air Astana increases frequencies to Frankfurt
  • Divided on price: StandardAero talks end UK merger with BBA Aviation
  • China seeks low-altitude flights to open up domestic commuter network

Exim Indiaweb site
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013
  • Avashya Foundation launches new CSR initiative at MALA 2013
  • Braemar Engineering secures worlds largest floating LNG production project
  • Dynamic Positioning seen as key to Gulf offshore risk management
  • Registration opens for Krabbendam Heavy Lifting & Transport Masterclass 2013 in Mumbai
  • Sharp rise in premia for ships transiting Suez Canal seen as unlikely
  • Basmati rice exports surge on growing Iranian demand
  • Edible oil imports up despite steep fall in
  • VPT to have majority stake in proposed new Major Port at Duggirajupatnam in AP
  • INR rises further on heavy dollar selling
  • Overall Q1 exports hit by poor demand from Asia, Africa & Latin America
  • Trade gap shrinks on rising exports, reduced imports in Aug.

International Transport Journalweb site
  • North Caucasus Railways invests in electricity saving...
  • IAG Cargo delivers new options in Israel and Africa
  • UTi Worldwide reports less revenues and net loss
  • New Volvo is Truck of the year 2014
  • Swissport concerned about situation in Ukraine
  • Stef's new refrigerated warehouse in Spain now in service
  • 115 candles for the Belt Line Railroad
  • Hansa Heavy Lift sets new weight record
  • Air Niugini includes Komo in freighter operations
  • Greencarrier Freight Services Finland acquires...
  • New container train between Lithuania and Kazakhstan
  • Road One Intermodal Logistics receives fresh blood
  • DNV to class UASC's ULCVs
  • UK-Wista chooses personality of the year 2013

Marine Logweb site
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013
  • Competition authorities approve DNV GL merger
  • Another cargo of cannabis goes up in smoke
  • Brent Barker joins Bollinger Shipyards
  • Davie awards Wärtsilä contract for STQ ferry packages
  • NASSCO to build two LNG-ready tankers for Seabulk
  • Pacific Radiance orders Ulstein PSV pair
  • Low sulfur fuel on the agenda at IMO London lunch event
  • Shell settles with EPA in Alaska drilling Clean Air Act case

World Wide Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 11, 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 11, 2013
  • Rate volatility could be reduced through better understanding of costs
    Analyst argues for long-term relationships based on cost transparency, not spot trends
  • Concordia Maritime chief to shift time charter vessels into the spot market
    Noren sees upside potential for spot earnings to rise as product tankers market improves
  • Leading forwarder supports vessel withdrawals at times of oversupply
    But Panalpina's Tsang also calls for improved communication in the supply chain
  • KDB renews efforts to sell Daewoo stake
    State bank tries to recoup funds in world's second-largest shipbuilder
  • Brownrigg welcomes UK government and maritime industry unity
    Common purpose brings two sides together to showcase British shipping
  • Big fish in ever smaller sea
    The merger of DNV and GL could pave the way for other mergers, with increased competition for classification and consultancy
  • A new type of class
    DNV GL Group looks to secure market position
  • Dry run
    Does the current dry bulk rally represent only a rehearsal for success, or the real show?
  • European freight forwarders signal rising volumes
    Danske Bank's cargo sentiment survey suggests expansion over the next two months
  • OECD examines ports' boost to economies
    Tonne of port throughput associated with $100 of economic value added
  • Vessel held in Denmark for failing to comply with MLC
    Liberia-flagged supply ship's crew contracts were not up to scratch
  • Willis launches insurance product linked to labour convention
    Offering covers flag states' legal liabilities resulting from crew abandonment
  • Paragon plots $25m share issue to fund ultramax swoop
    Pair of 63,500 dwt newbuildings will come from private affiliate Allseas Marine
  • Bunker industry is shipping's new banker
    Shipping needs financial assistance
  • CSIC raises $1.4bn to acquire naval and warship assets
    State-backed shipbuilder intends to reposition as industrial conglomerate
  • UK High Court sanctions proposed settlement with Vinashin creditors
    Indebted Vietnamese state shipbuilder defaulted on $600m loan in 2010
  • Economies of scale
    A unique mariner training facility in the UK has recently acquired its first containership
  • No dummies in the ICS
    Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers examination

Fairplayweb site
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013
  • DNV GL goes live tomorrow
    GERMAN and Norwegian classification societies GL and DNV said today they would start functioning as a single company tomorrow, having cleared the final regulatory hurdle for their combination plan
  • US flag 'tipping point' seen
    US-FLAG vessels and their crews risk being permanently lost to foreign flag states if Congress does not vote to fund the US Maritime security programme, MarAd has warned
  • EIA: US demand dives for crude imports
    A DRAMATIC shift towards US domestic crude production and away from tanker imports is accelerating, according to the EIA
  • Mitsui E&S plans LNG carrier collaboration
    JAPAN'S Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding told Fairplay today it planned to collaborate with compatriot yards to win LNG carrier orders
  • Chinese ship completes Arctic voyage to Europe
    COSCO Shipping's general cargo ship Yong Sheng has arrived in Rotterdam from Dalian, making it the first Chinese merchant vessel to complete the journey via the Northeast Passage
  • Dunkirk/St Petersburg box service planned
    DENMARK'S Unifeeder, the shortsea box liner, said today it plans a weekly Dunkirk/St Petersburg service
  • Crew paid at last in Kembla
    STRIKING mariners in Port Kembla received all their back pay today and are headed for Sydney to fly home to Egypt
  • China cabotage rebounds
    CHINA's bulk cabotage rates have rebounded 15.8% from a record low, pushed up by a rise in coastal coal shipping, a report said today
  • Ust-Luga volume rises 37%
    UST-LUGA port's cargo volume grew by 37% to 40M tonnes for the eight-month period to 31 August, according to Russian Association of Trade Sea Ports figures
  • Bulker crew rescued in China
    A CHINESE bulker crew has been rescued after their vessel ran aground on a reef in Guangdong Province, safety authorities reported
  • Shin Yang's profits drop 95%
    MALAYSIAN shipowner and builder Shin Yang Shipping said its profits fell by 95% year on year in the full year ended 30 June

The Journal of Commerceweb site
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013
  • Former ILA President Richard P. Hughes Jr. Dies
    Richard P. Hughes Jr.Former International Longshoremen's Association President Richard P. Hughes Jr. died today at the age of 79 in Baltimore, Md. Hughes served as eighth president of the ILA, from July 2007 until July 2011, and was elected ILA president emeritus at the union's 2011 convention. "The International Longshoremen's Association is...
  • Will Shuster's WRRDA Lesson Connect?
    Ports would get more from the Harbor Maintenance Tax for dredging and other purposes under reform legislation.WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., has spent the last months bringing his colleagues up to speed on a less-than-sexy major port and inland waterway bill, pushing a media blitz involving Twitter...
  • US House Committee Leaders Introduce Water Resources Bill
    U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leaders today introduced the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, which aims to streamline the infrastructure project delivery process. H.R. 3080 was presented by Reps. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., chairman of the committee; Nick J. Rahall, D-W.Va., committee ranking member; Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, chairman of the Water...
  • India's Container Traffic Falls
    Container volume at India's major state-owned ports slipped 4.37 percent during April to August from a year earlier, but total throughput was nearly 2 percent higher, according to the latest traffic data released by the Indian Ports Association. Box traffic for the first five months of fiscal year 2013-14 was estimated...
  • Zim Revises Asia-Med Service
    Zim Integrated Shipping Services is reorganizing the port rotation of its independent Asia-India Subcontinent-East Med Service, known as the AME Service. The changes include a new port call at Ningbo, China, and suspension of an existing call at Colombo, Sri Lanka. The revised AME rotation will be as follows: Xiamen, Ningbo, Shanghai,...
  • New Truck Services to Link China, ASEAN
    International overland connections between Southeast Asia and China will flourish with the launch of the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015, according to one leading logistics provider. The AEC will create a common market in Southeast Asia by reducing or removing thousands of existing trade tariffs and administrative hurdles. Aided by the...
  • FedEx's Fred Smith to Deliver Keynote at 2014 TPM Conference
    FedEx Corp. Founder, Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith will deliver the opening keynote address at JOC Group's TPM 2014 conference next March. The three-day event, put on by JOC Group, again will be held in Long Beach, Calif. The annual conference brings together approximately 2,000 attendees for networking and discussion...
  • Danger in the Suez
    It is, to say the least, one of the more disturbing images in recent ocean shipping memory: A Cosco container ship, transiting one of the world's most important shipping arteries, when first one, then another rocket-propelled grenade is launched at the exposed vessel. The shaky video of the Suez Canal attack...
  • House Members Goad Marad, FMC on Regulation
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. legislators on Sept. 10 vowed to strengthen the nation's maritime industry, as the Merchant Marine faces rough waters and many in the ocean shipping industry are pushing back against a proposed Federal Maritime Commission rulemaking.The Maritime Administration has been "dragging its feet" in rewriting cargo preference rules,...
  • Drewry Eastbound Trans-Pacific Rate Erodes
    Drewry Container Rate Benchmark, Sept 11, 2013 Full-size image The average spot freight rate in the eastbound trans-Pacific trade fell $100 per 40-foot-equivalent unit this week, giving up much of the $250 per FEU gain seen last week. The Drewry benchmark rate for shipping from Hong Kong to Los Angeles dropped to $1986 for...
  • ILA to Remain AFL-CIO Affiliate
    The International Longshoremen's Association, AFL-CIO today announced that it will remain an affiliate of the American Federation of Labor, Congress of Industrial Organizations, an unexpected outcome following the International Longshore and Warehouse Union's disaffiliation with the AFL-CIO. The ILWU, which represents West Coast dockworkers, disaffiliated with the labor group earlier this...
  • FedEx's Fred Smith to Keynote JOC Group Inc.'s TPM 2014 Conference
    NEWARK, N.J. - JOC Group Inc. today announced that FedEx Corp. Founder, Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith will deliver the TPM 2014 opening keynote address. Timed in early March, at the start of the service contract negotiating cycle for the eastbound trans-Pacific container trade, TPM is a substantial three-day...
  • Inventory Restocking to Help Boost US Imports
    This is the season when Major League Baseball teams watch the scoreboard for updates on the standings. Container lines and shippers are doing the same thing with economic news as they seek clues to future demand. Some clues are well-hidden. Economic indicators have been choppy as the U.S. continues its protracted...
  • Panama Canal's Sabonge: Canal to Recapture Much Suez Traffic
    Panama Canal locks under construction. Photo courtesy Panama Canal Authority (ACP).The Panama Canal in 2015 will regain much of the U.S. East Coast container cargo that is being diverted now to the Suez Canal route, according to Rodolfo Sabonge, the canal authority's executive vice president of market analysis and research. However,...
  • Purolator International Appoints Diana Turner As Manager of its Cincinnati-Kentucky Branch
    Jericho, New York - September 10, 2013 - Diana Turner has joined Purolator International as Manager of its Cincinnati/Kentucky branch. Purolator International is the leading provider of cross-border logistics between the U.S. and Canada and a subsidiary of Canada's largest integrated delivery services provider, Purolator Inc. The company has expanded...
  • Merger of Ship Classification Societies Gets Final OK
    Det Norske Veritas and Germanischer Lloyd will launch the world's biggest ship classification society on Sept. 12, after receiving the final antitrust approval for their merger. The Norwegian and German companies said China has followed the European Union, the U.S. and South Korea in approving the merger, which they announced in...
  • UK marine engineering roundtable debates alarming new skills gap survey results
    London, 10 September 2013: Engineering leaders convened yesterday (9 September) at the start of London International Shipping Week (LISW) for a roundtable discussion on the extent of the industry's skill shortage. The event was one of the first to bring together representatives from the UK naval and defence, commercial, leisure,...
  • Port in the City Day as popular as ever
    Montreal, September 10, 2013 - The Port of Montreal's Port in the City Day, held on Saturday, September, 7, once again provided thousands of Montrealers with the opportunity to discover their port. More than 2500 people enjoyed a free one-hour port cruise aboard Croisières AML's Cavalier Maxim over the course of five...
  • Purolator International Appoints Lisa D. Albritton as Manager of its Raleigh-Durham Branch
    Lisa D. Albritton has joined Purolator International as manager of its Raleigh-Durham branch. Purolator International is the leading provider of cross-border logistics between the U.S. and Canada and a subsidiary of Canada's largest integrated delivery services provider, Purolator Inc. Its Raleigh - Durham Branch is one of six Purolator International...
  • Kambara-kisen signed the contract with a service provider 'CyberLogitec Co.,Ltd.' (Seoul, Korea) for Japan's AFR*.
    Kambara-kisen signed a contract with Japan's AFR Service Provider 'CyberLogitec Co.,Ltd.' - CyberLogitec is ranked on the Japanese customs' authorized service provider list for Japan's advance filing rule(JAFR) - CyberLogitec launches a new Japan's AFR service for Carriers and NVOCCs in foreign countries through OPUS SmartLink*. Seoul, South Korea - Sep 11,...

TradeWindsweb site
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013
  • Jumbo bags pipe deal
    Jumbo has won a contract with Malaysian pipelayer Sigur Ros that will bring work for a heavy-lift vessel in the Mediterranean.
  • Concordia to rise
    Italian authorities are targeting next week to begin an an operation to right the capsized Costa Concordia cruiseship off Italy's Giglio Island.
  • Harvey Gulf looks abroad
    Harvey Gulf International Marine is pursuing an acquisition that would propel the US player into global offshore vessel markets.
  • Seacor orders at Nassco
    Seacor Holdings has ordered a pair of products carrier newbuildings at US shipyard General Dynamics Nassco.
  • NNA raises $100m
    Navios Maritime Acquisition (NNA) has sold $100m of shares in an offering backed by its parent Navios Maritime Holdings.
  • Navios Holdings ties up two
    Angeliki Frangou-led Navios Maritime Holdings has announced charter contracts for the two latest additions to its fleet.
  • Katsipis denies OWS dodge
    A Greek chief engineer has told a US court that he would never have risked bypassing his bulker's oily water separator (OWS) to dump oil.
  • Green light for DNV GL
    The merger between DNV and Germanischer Lloyd has cleared its last regulatory hurdle after China approved the deal.
  • Cruiseship master dies
    The captain of a Phoenix Cruises vessel has died from a heart attack on his ship.
  • Trafigura to Batista rescue
    Trafigura is in talks to buy a controlling stake in a new Brazilian iron ore terminal from cash strapped billionaire Eike Batista.
  • Anek reduces red ink
    Greece's Anek Lines has cut its first-half loss in tough markets as it slashed costs and dropped routes.
  • Second drugs ship torched
    A general cargoship crew set fire to their vessel off France as a warship closed in during a drugs bust, the second such incident in the Mediterranean in a matter of days.
  • Icon prepares $150m IPO
    Malaysian offshore vessel owner Icon Offshore appears to be closing in on an initial public offering (IPO) in Kuala Lumpur.
  • K Line big on bonds
    Japan's K Line is aiming to raise JPY 50bn ($498.64m) from a sale of convertible bonds.
  • STX denies mass layoffs
    STX Offshore & Shipbuilding has denied suggestions it is plotting massive job cuts as it seeks to slash costs to stem the flow of losses.
  • Radiance orders double
    Singapore IPO candidate Pacific Radiance Group is boosting its fleet with an order for two platform supply ships (PSVs) in China.
  • KHI to aid Brazilians
    Kawasaki Heavy Industries is to build hull parts for a drillship ordered in Brazil as part of a technical co-operation.
  • Five for Donggang
    China's state-owned shipbuilder CSIC has announced an order for five small chemical tankers.
  • RAL loss widens
    Maintenance costs for Royal Arctic Line's (RAL) older vessels have been blamed for a bigger first-half loss.
  • Laytime language revised
    A Bimco-led shipping industry working group has made the first revisions to laytime definitions in more than twenty years.
  • Vinashin in legal ruling
    Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin) has secured UK High Court backing for its long-running restructuring efforts.
  • Pheranzy orders in China
    Pheranzy Offshore has ordered two platform supply vessel (PSV) newbuildings at Chinese shipbuilder Hongda Marine Co.
  • Cattle ship breaks down
    A livestock carrier loaded with 5,240 cattle has been forced to abandon its voyage to Israel due to mechanical problems.

American Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013
  • COSCO explores Gulf, South American services
    With the expansion of the Panama Canal, COSCO Container Lines, part of the CKYH Alliance, is exploring adding more services in the Gulf of Mexico and a new services to South America, said Howard Finkel, the carrier's executive vice president.
  • ILA to remain in AFL-CIO
    The International Longshoremen's Association will remain an affiliate of the AFL-CIO, and the dockworkers' union president, Harold J. Daggett, will join four new vice presidents on the federation's executive council.
  • Report: Top domestic airlines among least fuel-efficient
    "Many, although not all, of the carriers with worse fuel efficiency than the industry average were, or subsequently have been, the subject of merger activity," the U.S. Domestic Airline Fuel Efficiency Ranking 2010 report said.
  • Spot truck rates rise during first week of September
  • European Parliament adopts new Customs regulations
    The Union Customs Code is a framework that provides new rules and procedures and firms up Customs practices that had initially been implemented on a case-by-case basis. It now awaits adoption by the European Council.
  • Business groups press Congress for TPA legislation
  • Policy leaders urge U.S. help with Libya democracy
  • FMC reviews 32 OTI license applications
  • IAG Cargo to increase Africa, Mideast services
  • American signs up for e-AWB
  • Descartes, Japanese partner offer home delivery solution
  • Rand McNally, Strategy Systems integrate solutions
  • Onset releases new temperature monitor
  • Do It Yourself: Lowe's creates house chassis fleet
  • Taiwan feed industry commits to buy U.S. corn

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013
  • Authorities approve DNV GL merger
    Company to begin business operations on September 12.
  • Prices soft in Fujairah while mixed in Suez
    Prices show little movement at Egyptian bunkering hub.
  • Early start for availability review gathers support
    Ideally study should have already started, says UK Chamber of Shipping.
  • Prices fall sharply in southern Europe
    Tight avails reported in Istanbul.
  • LNG is 'prime fuel for ferries'
    'Wartsila is to supply engines for two dual-fuel ferries being built in Canada.'
  • IBIA: Growth will be in Asian markets
    But quality in growth markets likely to remain an issue.
  • South African oil terminal could trigger bunker demand
    Saldanha Bay terminal could be operating by 2016.
  • Ultra-large containership bunkers in Russian Far East
    Maersk Line's latest Triple-E class vessels take on fuel in Vostochny.
  • Asian bunker prices softening
    Supplies at Tokyo Bay expected to remain tight until the end of September.
  • ECAs could 'force some shipping companies out of business'
    CEO says ECAs will 'fundamentally change shipping industry'.
  • Report: Adjust ship's plimsoll line for added fuel efficiency
    Report suggests method is especially suitable for container and multipurpose ships.
  • Middle East firm installing energy management solution
    ADNATCO's six vessels will be equipped with Marorka soltuions in first stage of project.
  • Hull coating system can cut fuel consumption by 6%
    Hempaguard X7 version comes with performance satisfaction guarantee.
  • BFC makes entry into Novorossiysk bunker market
    Firm has conducted first bunkering operation at the port.
  • UK calls for early review of LSFO availability
    Shipping industry needs a 'clear steer', says Transport Minister.

European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
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
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
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
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
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
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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
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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