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13 July 2024 - Year XXVIII
Independent journal on economy and transport policy
16:05 GMT+2
February 13, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • NYK transports six relief cars to Africa as part of aid works
  • Xinjiang to invest over US$5.63 billion in road construction in 2013
  • Beibu Gulf Port volume increases 13.8pc, surpasses throughput estimates
  • Indian defence minister 'concerned' over China running Pakistani port
  • Schedule reliability to be main focus of TOC Hong Kong March 12
  • CaroTrans boosts spot quote capabilities with Freightgate Logistics Cloud
  • Project forwarding course to be held in Shanghai at breakbulk exhibition
  • ISS Palumbo opens new UK offices as first step in global expansion
  • Dreamliner 787 battery cooling system remains under the spotlight
  • SBS Worldwide starts New York's JFK to Amsterdam air freight service
  • GACAG demands UN's ICAO set air cargo supply chain security standards
  • Drewry expects higher semiconductor sales to lift air freight volumes

Exim Indiaweb site
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
  • Hapag-Lloyd announces two new India-China/Far East services
  • ICS Board reviews key issues at London meet
  • Unexpected fall in IIP data further pulls down INR
  • DP World's Dubai ports cross 100-million container handling milestone
  • Record loading of export boxes on main line vessel at New Mangalore Port
  • Railways registers 6 pc freight loading growth in Jan.
  • IIP shrinks by 0.6 pc in Dec.

International Transport Journalweb site
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
  • AirBridgeCargo Airlines operates first of a series of flights to Sochi
    One year before the Winter Olympics that will take place between 7 and 23 February 2014, AirBridgeCargo Airlines, the largest Russian cargo carrier and part of Volga-Dnepr Group, h...
  • Safety processes at Samedan airfield comply with Icao guidelines
    Safety processes at Samedan airfield (Switzerland) comply with the standards of the international civil aviation organisation (Icao). Switzerland's Federal Office of Civil Aviation...
  • Antalis gets new logistics director
    Antalis GmbH, a major distributor of communications support materials, has chosen Jan Stevens as its new logistics director. In that position Stevens will have a seat on the board ...
  • XTRA Lease adds new trailers to fleet
    XTRA Lease, the St. Louis MO (USA)-based provider of semi-trailer rentals and leases, has ordered more than 2,000 new trailers for 2013. The units include dry vans, reefers, flatbe...
  • Railfreight transport loses market share in Germany
    According to the latest figures published by Germany's Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), fewer goods were transported by rail in 2012. Destatis reported that the railway's tra...
  • Brazil's Brado Logistica augments wagon fleet
    Brado Logistica, a subsidiary of Latin American Logistics, has order 600 extra wagons from AmstedMaxion. The Brazilian transport provider Brado is thereby expanding its railcar fle...
  • Daimler Trucks expects worldwide truck sales to increase
    The German vehicle manufacturer Daimler Trucks sold 462,000 vehicles in 2012, 9% more than in the prior year. Revenue came to EUR 31.4 billion (+9%). Earnings were boosted by the p...
  • Boeing Shanghai celebrates door-cutting completion for first B737-300 PTF conversion
    Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services Co Ltd, a joint venture between Boeing, Shanghai Airport Authorities and China Eastern Airlines, held a door-cutting ceremony for the first Boeing...
  • Navitrans joins Project Partners network
    Turkey-based Navitrans Agency Services has become the new member of the Project Partners network. The latter is now represented in 68 countries with nearly 150 members' offices. I...
  • Geodis wins e-commerce logistics contract with Castorama
    The French company Geodis has won a call for bids issued by the DIY retailer Castorama. The work entails home deliveries of website orders in France. The new, three-year contract r...
  • Norbert Dentressangle secures warehousing contract with Ecolab
    The French service provider Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has been awarded a major chemicals warehousing contract with Ecolab, the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technolog...
  • LTE Transport renamed In Time Thermo Sprint
    LTE Transport, a specialist for temperature-controlled direct transport services, began trading under the name In Time Thermo Sprint, with effect from 1 February. The name change f...

Marine Logweb site
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
  • Justice Department files civil suit against ATP
  • Colonna's wins $17.9 million Navy contract
  • USCG and NTSB to investigate Carnival Triumph fire
  • Carnival Triumph to be towed to Mobile, not Mexico
  • Shipboard carbon capture concept unveiled
  • Hyundai Heavy to build X-bow MOCV for Toisa
  • Alaskan wave energy project moves ahead
  • ABB to acquire APS Technology
  • Johnston replaces Arntzen at OSG

World Wide Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
  • Coast Guard holding investigation into CARNIVAL TRIUMPH fire
  • Portland International Airport tree thinning project underway
  • TITAN Salvage taps Johnson as business strategy vice president
  • Port of Seattle sets date for land deal public hearing
  • Vessel carbon capture project gets thumbs up from DNV/PSE

Lloyd's Listweb site
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
  • Brazil takes contradictory approach to seafarers' ID
    Confusion remains over which ILO Convention is actually in force
  • In-house recruitment increases legal competition
    P&I clubs moving to attract best shipping legal talent
  • P&I Clubs urge correspondents to take out insurance
    International Transport Intermediaries Club emphasises the importance of adequate cover
  • LNG shipping was doing all right before Fukushima
    While Japanese demand sent rates stratospheric, the market had already been strengthening nicely
  • CMA CGM closes its financial restructuring
    French line looks ahead to an IPO after cutting a deal with banks and finalises an equity infusion worth $250m from FSI and Yildirim
  • One restructuring even Arntzen couldn't handle
    Former investment banker has decades of relevant expertise
  • Severance package and class action defence elicit curiosity after Arntzen exit
    Bankruptcy court could be stage for new issues
  • Oil and gas exploration highlights need for better ports in East Africa
    Can lessons be learnt from Nigeria?
  • Navios Acquisition sees revenues rise 24% in 2012
    New York-listed tanker company has fixed 91.1% of available days this year already
  • Scrubber debate still a hot topic
    The cost of installing technology is steep - but ignoring the rules can be more costly
  • Sokhna goes back to work
    Labour dispute resolved at Egypt's Red Sea port
  • Putting a price on MISC
    The Petronas general offer for the remaining shares of MISC it doesn't already own has its supporters, plus a few detractors
  • Genmar hails 'exciting opportunity' for future growth
    Company sees two new tanker pools started with Unipec as the equivalent of growth through newbuildings or organic acquisitions
  • Strong performance forecast for intra-Asia box trades
    Asia to Europe volumes expected to return to modest growth
  • Mediterranean aframax market falls sharply
    Earnings for cross-Med voyages slashed by more than $1,500 overnight
  • Impaired
    The world fleet is not worth anything near as much as had hitherto been assumed
  • Carnival Triumph under tow off Mexico
    Cruiseship suffers engineroom fire
  • Danaos suffers impairment loss
    Coustas pessimistic on outlook
  • DryShips to sell further 3.8% of Ocean Rig
    Offering should gross more than $80m

Fairplayweb site
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
  • Shell to tow drilling vessels to Asian yards
    SHELL told Fairplay today it will tow both vessels it had slated for Alaskan drilling this year to Asia for repairs
  • Arntzen resigns at OSG
    AT A CRUCIAL stage in OSG's extremely complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the tanker major's longtime CEO, president and director Morten Arntzen has resigned
  • Danaos books impairment charge on older ships
    NYSE-listed box ship lessor Danaos has booked a huge impairment charge related to its older tonnage, citing the weak spot market and slumping vessel values
  • Cargotec to move MacGregor to Singapore
    CARGOTEC, the Finnish port equipment maker, today said it would move its MacGregor unit to Singapore, while issuing disappointing 2012 financial results
  • Global box trade flatlined
    THE GLOBAL volume of sea containers, predicted during 2012 to be likely to rise 5% year on year, instead virtually flatlined
  • Groups that 'move the needle' sought
    INVESTOR interest is rising in shipping groups that operate fuel-efficient vessels and have sufficient financial strength for serious growth plans, an Oslo analyst has pointed out
  • NCL trumps rival yields
    NEWLY listed NCL has reported profits and industry-leading yield growth in its debut quarterly report as a public company
  • CMA CGM finishes debt restructuring
    CMA CGM said today that it has agreed with its banks on refinancing debt totalling €280M ($375M) due to come to maturity this year

The Journal of Commerceweb site
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
  • US Steel Exports Extend Decline in December
    U.S. steel exports continued their slump in December 2012, down both year-over-year and month-to-month. They fell 2.9 percent compared with November and 19.3 percent compared with December 2011, according to government data. In November, steel exports had declined nearly 16 percent from the level seen in October. "Steel exports softened at the...
  • Walgreens to Upgrade Material Handling at Distribution Centers
    Walgreens is upgrading the system that manages material-handling vehicles at more than a dozen distribution centers across the United States. I.D. Systems, which provides wireless solutions for managing enterprise assets, has received a series of purchase orders from the drugstore chain for its PowerFleet wireless vehicle management system. The new system will...
  • TTS Merges With Walsh Transportation Group
    Third-party transportation and logistics provider TTS is merging with Walsh Transportation Group. Walsh Transportation Group, which is based in Exeter, N.H., has an asset-based trucking division, Atlantic Distribution Services, as well as a logistics segment, WTG Logistics. The merger is line with Dallas-based TTS's expansion strategy....
  • Union Pacific Names Betsworth Intermodal VP
    Class I railroad Union Pacific has promoted Kate Betsworth to vice president of intermodal operations. Betsworth will direct UP's intermodal facilities and network operations and will be responsible for meeting customer service requirements for the segment. She has more than 18 years of experience with UP and most recently served as...
  • Judge Rules in Favor of Port Mackenzie Rail Extension
    U.S. District Judge Ralph Beistline has denied environmental groups' request to block construction on the Port Mackenzie Rail Extension, a 32-mile link from the main line of the Alaska Railroad to Port Mackenzie in Alaska. Cook Inlet Keeper, Sierra Club and Alaska Survival objected to the U.S. Army Corps' decision to...
  • Indian Railways' Freight Traffic Rises 6.4 Percent
    Indian Railways hauled 92.6 million metric tons of revenue-earning freight in January, up 6.4 percent from the total in January 2012. For the 10 months from April 2012 to January 2013, Indian Railways reported 827.9 million metric tons of revenue-earning freight traffic, up 4.6 percent from the total hauled from April...
  • XPO Logistics Acquires East Coast Air Charter
    XPO Logistics has acquired the operating assets of East Coast Air Charter, a third-party logistics business specializing in expedited air charter brokerage. The cash purchase price was $9.25 million, with no assumption of debt, excluding any working capital adjustments. XPO Logistics said the acquisition is expected to be immediately accretive to earnings....
  • Hapag-Lloyd Hikes Asia-Americas Rates
    Hapag-Lloyd will increase rates on its trade route from East Asia to Mexico and the west coasts of Central America and South America. The German ocean carrier said rates will go up by by $500 per 20-foot-equivalent unit, effective March 15....
  • ACI Figures Show Air Freight Decline
    More than half of the world's top freight airports saw traffic declines last year, according to the latest figures from Airports Council International. Total freight movements contracted 0.2 percent last year compared to 2011, with the 0.4 percent expansion in freight tonnage experienced on domestic routes overwhelmed by the 0.7 percent...
  • Cosco Announces Senior Appointments
    Liu Hanbo, president of Cosco Americas, has announced two appointments within management of both Cosco Container Lines Americas and its parent company Cosco Americas. Timothy E. Marsh Timothy E. Marsh has been promoted to executive vice president of Cosco Container Lines America and will head the trade division. He was formerly the...
  • Tom Dowd, Port Industry Consultant and Academic, Dies
    Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Bridget Parish in Seattle for Tom Dowd, a port industry consultant and professor at the University of Washington. Dowd died Friday after a short illness. Dowd combined a background in naval intelligence and the financial world with a keen interest...
  • CenterPoint Buys Barnes & Noble's Primary DC
    Barnes & Noble's facility was sold to CenterPoint Properties. Commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has arranged the $83 million sale of bookseller Barnes & Noble's primary distribution center, a 1.1 million-square-foot facility situated on 73 acres in Monroe Township, N.J. The seller, a pension fund advisory firm, was represented...
  • Asian Container Volumes Drop
    Asia's total containerized trade volumes saw both exports and imports contract year-on-year in 2012, according to the latest figures from Container Trade Statistics. Excluding intra-Asia shipments, exports from Asia fell 0.86 percent to 44.7 million 20-foot-equivalent units, while imports dropped 3.35 percent to 21.6 million TEUs. After seeing year-on-year growth in the...
  • US Agencies Seize Lead-Contaminated Toys in Puerto Rico
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and Consumer Product Safety Commission investigators have seized multiple shipments of nearly 30,000 toys imported into the Port of San Juan in Puerto Rico. The toys contained levels of lead that exceeded legal limits, the agencies said. The total domestic value for the shipments is...
  • Jim Brieger, Veteran Maritime Executive, Dies at 76
    Jim Brieger, 76, a longtime executive in the maritime industry, died on Feb. 4 in Roanoke, Va., from heart-related issues. Brieger had 40 years of industry experience in senior management roles for ocean carriers such as Sea-Land, Crowley Maritime, Westwood Shipping Lines, Amazon Line and Century Bridge Container Line. He also...
  • UP Puts Cold Cash Into Reefers
    For the first time in a decade, a U.S. railroad is adding refrigerated railcars to its fleet. Union Pacific Railroad is receiving the first of 225 72-foot boxcars it ordered from Greenbrier Industries. The mechanical reefers cost about $270,000 each, making it a capital investment of about $60.8 million, but the...
  • TT Club Sees Rise in Logistics Innovation
    London-based TT Club, an insurer that provides cargo, property and liability coverage to freight forwarders and logistics companies, reports that innovation in the logistics sector is on the rise. The company has observed that the adoption of technology capability and tailored supply chain processes is increasing, trending away from rate-driven commoditization. "Many...
  • SDV Opens Branch in Colombia
    SDV has opened SDV Colombia in the capital city of Bogota. In the last four months, the supply chain management company also opened branches in Norway and Switzerland. SDV already has South American offices in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay. SDV Colombia plans to focus on the oil and gas, mining, aerospace...
  • IATA Appoints Shane as General Counsel
    The International Air Transport Association has appointed Jeffrey N. Shane as general counsel. Shane will start on April 2 and will be based at IATA's headquarters in Montreal. He succeeds Gary Doernhoefer, who is leaving IATA. He joins IATA from the law firm of Hogan Lovells US, where has been a partner...
  • Rio Tinto Welcomes Regulator's Decision to Block Third-Party Access
    Rio Tinto, a British-Australian multinational metals and mining corporation based in London, has applauded the Australian Competition Tribunal's decision that its Hamersley and Robe rail lines in Western Australia should not be opened up to other users. Rio Tinto's railway, which is integrated with its port and mine operations, would be...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
  • CMA CGM closes its financial restructuring
  • Sokhna back to work
    A labour dispute that shuttered the Egyptian Red Sea port of Sokhna last week, forcing many ocean carriers to divert their ships, has been resolved with the hitherto ...
  • Danaos suffers impairment loss
    Greek shipowner Danaos' 2012 results took a hit from a $129.6 million write-down on 13 of its fleet of 64 containerships that are either in lay-up or have short-term ...
  • US trade gap shrinks
    America's trade deficit with the rest of the world shrank to $38.5 billion in December to its lowest level in almost three years.Exports were up a month-on-month ...
  • Antwerp seals pact with Rosmorport
    Belgian port Antwerp, Europe's second-largest by total cargo volumes, has signed a five-year collaboration agreement with Russia's state port infrastructure organisation, ...
  • Replacement found for damaged Emma Maersk

TradeWindsweb site
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
  • CSC slapped with fraud suit
    Changjiang Shipping Group Phoenix (CSC Phoenix) of China has been accused of concocting an elaborate scheme to shield its assets from creditors.
  • Unipec dials Delta
    Unipec appears to have chartered another VLCC from Delta Tankers of Greece.
  • Legatum buys more
    Dubai investor Legatum has upped its interest in Scorpio Tankers after joining in its latest trip to the capital markets.
  • DAC readies renewal drive
    Danaos appears to be lining up the launch of a fleet renewal campaign following the sale of an ageing containership.
  • Pipavav selling again
    India's Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering is in talks to bring in another new investor.
  • Hansson aims high
    Herbjon Hansson has moved to silence critics questioning Nordic American Tankers' ability to expand.
  • SCF: rates will fall
    Russian owner Sovcomflot is predicting a fall in LNG rates from 2014 due to deliveries of unfixed ships.
  • More wind work for Siem
    Siem Offshore has made further inroads into the wind energy space with a $100m contract for a project in the Baltic Sea.
  • DryShips hikes offer
    DryShips has today placed more Ocean Rig shares on the table as it looks to strengthen its balance sheet.
  • Tasmania's shipping pledge
    Tasmania's opposition Liberal party is ready to underwrite a new direct containership service to Asia.
  • Polarcus deeper in the red
    Polarcus has deepened its fourth quarter loss despite seeing revenue soar thanks to a larger fleet.
  • DryShips slows drain
    DryShips decision to sell a further slice of its stock in Ocean Rig will slow the company's cash drain by only a few months, analysts say.
  • NNA shifts a gear
    Navios Maritime Acquisition has surprised the market after turning in a profit in the final quarter of 2012.
  • Krasnoye lines up tankers
    Russian shipyard Krasnoye Sormovo has agreed a deal to build two more tankers for Turkmenistan.
  • ITF urges IMO action
    The ITF union has called on the IMO to quickly adopt new measures to prevent a repeat of the lifeboat tragedy that claimed five lives on the Thomson Majesty.
  • Veteran ro-pax scrapped
    Bankrupt Finnish owner RG Line's 1983-built RG 1 ferry is being sent for scrap in Denmark.
  • Arctic charts FRNT march
    Frontline 2012 could soon dip its toe into the containership market as it looks to swell its stable of fuel-efficient vessels, a leading analyst believes.
  • NCL back in black
    Newly-quoted Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has overturned a losing last quarter in 2011 to report a profit in the final leg of last year.
  • Crew claims rubbished
    Greece's FreeSeas has hit back at claims by seafarers on a bulker in Colombo that they had not been paid for six months.
  • HHI wins Toisa newbuild
    Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has won a breakthrough deal to build an offshore ship for Toisa of the UK.
  • CMA CGM closes out
    French container line CMA CGM has tied up the loose ends of a three-pronged financial restructuring that paves the way for an Initial Public Offering (IPO).
  • NAT's payout poser
    Nordic American Tankers was again under the microscope last night after a disappointing fourth quarter showing which saw it raid a credit facility to sustain even its reduced dividend.
  • VLs near record low
    A new record low rate is approaching for VLCC owners.
  • Limarko looks up
    Lithuanian reefer owner Limarko is expecting a better 2013 as the supply-demand balance improves.
  • New focus for Samsung
    Samsung Heavy Industries of Korea has said it intends to make subsea and wind power work core areas of its operations.
  • SH wins dredger deal
    Korea's SH Shipbuilding has announced a dredger order for an Iraqi shipowner.
  • BP nabs Freeport LNG
    Oil major BP has agreed a long-term deal to export LNG from the Freeport terminal in the US state of Texas.
  • Danaos ends on a loss
    Write downs on ship values have pushed Greek containership lessor to a $116.5m loss in the fourth quarter.
  • Costa costs irk Catlin
    Catlin is said to have criticised Italian authorities for insisting the wreck of the Costa Concordia be removed in one piece.
  • Arntzen exits OSG
    Morten Arntzen has resigned as chief executive of OSG with immediate effect, it was announced late Monday.
  • Volumes set to rise
    Container volumes coming into major US ports this month are expected to see a year-on-year rise of around 8.5%.
  • DRYS shaves ORIG stake
    George Economou's DryShips is getting ready to cash in a portion of its stake in offshore drilling spinoff Ocean Rig in a move that's caught many observers off guard.
  • DRYS shaves stake in ORIG
    Market questions motives and timing of DryShips' decision to offload shares.

American Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
  • CMA CGM restructuring 'before contemplating an IPO'
    The French liner said it has finalized a major financial restructuring launched last year. It also had estimated revenue of $16 billion in 2012 and carried 10.6 million TEUs.
  • XPO expands wings with East Coast Air Charter buy
    The truck broker had been offering expedited air charter services, carried out by East Coast, for a number of years, but as demand from its customers increased, company management decided to cut out the middle man.
  • COSCO Americas promotes Marsh, Finkel
  • UP taps Betsworth to head intermodal
  • Textainer shows robust growth in 2012
  • Demystifying Liner Shipping Webinar: Understanding how carriers manage capacity and schedules, February 14, 2013, 11 AM EST
    This 60-minute session will explore how carriers manage capacity on their core trades, the impact of the new class of super-size vessels on those efforts, and tools you can use to track these developments.
  • Harley Davidson rides with Procurian
  • Pacer reports 'much improved' quarter
  • Philadelphia port sees 10% rise in cargo
  • Washington Notebook: CBP updates
    The agency recently announced that mutual recognition between C-TPAT and the European Union's AEO program was fully implemented Jan. 31. Also, later this month, CBP will be able to publish seizure and forfeiture notices on the Internet...
  • SDV opens Colombia office
  • ABB buys container port technology provider
    The power and automation technology company ABB has acquired San Diego-based APS Technology Group (APS), which develops and markets vision-based solutions for the port industry.
  • Maersk to switch an Asia-U.S. East Coast string from Panama to Suez canal
  • Australia predicts air, road employment growth
  • WTS in Houston aims at offshore market
  • Russia suspends U.S. meat imports
    "The United States calls on Russia to restore market access for U.S. meat and meat products immediately and to abide by its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization," U.S. trade officials responded.
  • Ex-Im Bank, ICICI Bank ink MOU

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
  • NYK recognised for environmental initiatives
    Company highlighted its Innovative Bunker and Idle-time Saving project, which aims to achieve optimal economic ship operations.
  • Small-scale LNG tech firm targets bunker market
    UK-based firm says technology is 'energy efficient and low cost'.
  • Prices firm in Fujairah, soft in South Africa
    180 cSt biggest riser, up by $3 a tonne.
  • Prices show losses across Europe
    Congestion reported at Gibraltar.
  • Danish supplier builds up barge fleet
    New addition will bolster company's Great Belt operations.
  • 'Bunker Prize' competition heats up
    First master dubbed 'the energy minister' and his team narrowly win after documenting big boiler fuel savings.
  • DNV: Reducing shipping's CO2 emissions 'technically feasible'
    New system claims 'up to 65%' reduction in CO2 emissions.
  • Bunker prices up in Busan, Tokyo
    Busan's prices for benchmark 380 cSt averaged $689.50 pmt this Tuesday.
  • High hopes that methanol will be included in IGF Code
    Sweden sees no reason for delay and has 'wholehearted support' from shipping organisation.
  • Argos expands bunker team
    Michael Schaap will be heading the sales team.
  • Tavlarios to make presentation tomorrow
    Company president will be speaking at BB&T Capital Markets in Florida.
  • New rules proposed for sailing under Bay Bridge
    Guidelines may be adopted Thursday.

FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
US Secretary to the Navy enthusiastic about the acquisition of Philly Shipyard by Hanwha
US Secretary to the Navy enthusiastic about the acquisition of Philly Shipyard by Hanwha
He is the first Korean shipbuilder to land on American shores and-he specified-I am sure it will not be the last
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)
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
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
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
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Arrival ports by:
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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
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
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
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.
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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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
They rise to 88 the companies associated with Assiterminal
Membership of seven new companies
Brothers Cosulich acquired the genovese Slavetti Enzo
It operates in the field of production and sales of hardware products for the shipbuilding and nautical industry
Likely sinking of the renaissance Tutor attacked by the Houthis
Signaled the sighting at sea of debris and hydrocarbon chiaths
EU Council agrees to its position on new regulation on the European Maritime Safety Agency
Also adopted the general approach on the regulation on the use of the capacity of the railway infrastructure
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