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12:38 GMT+2
September 13, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • Zim AME Service adds Ningbo, drops Colombo in Asia-Med loop revision
  • Hyundai Merchant Marine opens its first box yard in China at Qingdao
  • China Shipping dismisses reports of joining P3 vessel-sharing alliance
  • Logistics Prosperity Index rises in August after four months decline
  • Tilbury confident of survival as British container port war intensifies
  • Exports of hardwood to China from US south resumes after trade ban lifted
  • Anger at US$78/TEU cost to shift boxes from Kochi port to CFS halts plan
  • Yusen: Small shippers reliable, majors promise more than they deliver
  • Hefei river port phase 2 upgrade becomes operational by year's end
  • Kazakhstan pipeline drives Xinjiang Korgas Sino steel exports up 43-fold
  • Cross-Strait Cold Chain Logistics Seminar closes US$8.6 million in deals
  • Moscow's Domodedovo Airport cargo volume up 3.4pc in first 8 months
  • Ruslan sees demand from oil, gas, aerospace despite air freight slump
  • Coyne Airways appoints managing director to expand into new markets

Exim Indiaweb site
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
  • Evergreen takes delivery of 8,508-TEU vessel under fleet upgrade plan
  • MALA 2013 emerges bigger & better
  • CIL to import coal for the first time
  • Delegation led by MP Somabhai Patel discusses key KPT issues with Shipping Secretary
  • Kandla Port obtains 14001:2004 Environmental Management System certificate
  • Mundra Port sets new record in coal handling in India
  • Plan Panel against tariff authority role in determining Major Port performance standards
  • Nine Delhi-Mumbai industrial corridor projects worth INR 1.2 lakh cr. receive approval
  • Railways freight loading up 5.11 pc in April-August
  • Govt to float tenders for wheat exports from Central pool
  • INR Surrenders early gains on fresh dollar demand
  • New Indo-Japanese currency swap limit fixed at $50 bn

International Transport Journalweb site
  • Ford comes top in US commercial vehicle market
  • Yusen Logistics opens new office in Jaipur
  • SAECS merges with MedShuttle/225
  • Indian Railways hauls 426 million t of freight
  • Volga-Dnepr fast tracks oil and gas equipment to Yakutia
  • Kellogg's expands with Dentressangle in Germany
  • IBIA: Asia tops world's bunker growth
  • More airlines join Iata's multilateral eAWB initiative
  • Central Freight Lines upgrades fleet
  • Sievert takes over Adolf Schuck in Germany
  • Erstbesuch in Basel-Mulhouse
  • DPD beteiligt sich an Tiramizoo
  • Terex to supply STS cranes for Tanjung Priok port
  • China Airlines boosting Palau service
  • KSPG with change at the top

Marine Logweb site
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
  • Helix orders well intervention semi at Jurong
  • Harvey Gulf swoops on Abdon Callais Offshore
  • Rolls-Royce to design gas turbine system for RN Type 26
  • Bergen Group shipyards reborn as NorYards

World Wide Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
  • Everett Port Commissioners Ok Mukilteo Tank Farm transfer
  • BTS releases July numbers for transport industry freight tally
  • Port association pleased with House progress on seaport bill
  • WPPA calling for proposals for branding PNW seaports
  • General Dynamics nets orders for pair of new LNG carriers

Lloyd's Listweb site
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
  • Asian shippers in U-turn on container weight checks
    Industry divided as IMO committee considers compromise proposal
  • UK must allow armed guards to train with appropriate firearms
    Biggest risk exposure is the 'guy with a gun on the boat', says Shell security chief
  • Ultra large boxship orders threaten smaller sectors
    As orderbook heads for 3.7m teu, rush for bigger vessels adds to chronic oversupply
  • Zim Rotterdam heads for London Gateway
    Boxship damaged by fire originally due to berth at Felixstowe, say data sources
  • 'Opportunistic' investors prolong overtonnaging
    Banks lack shipping expertise to force lines to close, says DVB Bank's Horton-Jansen
  • MCA aims to grow UK ship register
    Agency responding to criticism about too much regulatory red tape
  • APL avoids artificially limiting capacity
    Owner tells conference company has reduced fleet in line with the delivery of newbuildings
  • Scapa Flow to be assessed as site for floating box terminal
    Study prompted by opening up of transarctic shipping routes and new ECA from 2015
  • IMO launches bid for sustainable maritime transport system
    Move will focus on economic, environmental and social aspects of shipping
  • Navios Acquisition eyes more tankers after $100m share issue
    Mother company Navios Holdings to take half of the new shares
  • Willis launches insurance product linked to labour convention
    Offering covers flag states' legal liabilities resulting from crew abandonment
  • Leand blasts 'closed' Hamburg shipping scene
    But Germans 'vastly more attractive' to investors than Greeks, says New York banker
  • Our maritime security - strategic lessons and future prospects
    In an exclusive article commissioned by Lloyd's List, the Royal Navy explains its role in the modern world, keeping open international trade lanes that underpin globalisation
  • Ethics is the UK's unique selling-point
    LISW success will be measured by inward investment gains, Maritime London's Barrow says
  • LISW is London's chance to shine
    City has been less effective than its rivals in promoting its maritime presence

Fairplayweb site
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
  • Korean vehicle exports rise 40% in August
    SOUTH Korea's vehicle exports surged almost 40% year-on-year to 230,480 units in August
  • Royal Caribbean board bows to pressure
    BOARD members of Royal Caribbean will stand for re-election annually, following a vote on the contentious issue at a May shareholders meeting
  • Sembcorp wins rig order from Helix
    NEW YORK-listed Helix Energy Solutions has ordered a $346M semi-submersible well intervention rig from Singapore's Sembcorp Marine
  • Floating armouries boosted
    THE BRITISH government has boosted the tactic of maintaining armouries in high-risk waters
  • CSCL selling Lianyungang terminal control
    SHANGHAI-listed CSCL's terminal operating unit said today it planned to sell its controlling stake in a Lianyungang facility
  • CIMC signs new buy-charter deal with MSC
    CIMC'S financial leasing arm said in a bourse filing today it had struck the third buy-and-charter deal in its partnership with MSC
  • Iranian methanol cargoes to India rise
    INDIAN imports of Iranian methanol are rising, as sanctions are preventing the cargoes from reaching Europe and the US, the World Methanol Conference heard today
  • Indonesia sets record for coal to India
    INDONESIAN coal shipments to India hit a record in July, according to the most recently available shipping data
  • US backs fourth LNG export terminal
    THE US Department of Energy today approved the LNG export application for Cove Point, Maryland, accelerating its terminal permitting pace

The Journal of Commerceweb site
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
  • Analysts Slash Growth Forecasts for Asia
    Most of Asia's leading economies sailed through the global financial crisis largely unscathed. So the about-turn in the continent's fortunes this year surprised analysts, most of whom have been forced to repeatedly downgrade previously bullish estimates for economic growth. Europe's economic travails, lower global commodity prices, the failure of some countries...
  • U.S. Intermodal Traffic Sees Highest Jump in 27 Weeks
    U.S. rail volumes through September 7, 2013 Full-size image U.S. intermodal volume for the week ending Sept. 7 climbed 6.7 percent year-over-year, according to the Association of American Railroads. This was the tenth straight year-over-year increase, and the steepest rise since the week of March 2. Combined North American carload volume for the United States,...
  • Imminent IPO for UK's 497-Year-Old Royal Mail
    The U.K. today unveiled plans to sell a majority of Royal Mail in a stock market flotation expected to value the 497-year-old state postal service at around £3 billion (about US$4.75 billion). The government said an initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange will take place "within weeks," with the...
  • Truckload Rates Inch Upward, Intermodal Pricing Flat, Cass Says
    U.S. truckload linehaul rates increased only slightly in August, while intermodal rates were essentially flat, according to the latest indices from Cass Information Systems. The Cass Truckload Linehaul Index rose 1.5 percent year-over-year in August and climbed 0.4 percent from July, while the Cass Intermodal Index rose 0.8 percent from a...
  • Roadrunner Acquires G.W. Palmer Logistics
    Roadrunner Transportation Systems has acquired all of the outstanding equity of G.W. Palmer Logistics for about $2.5 million, plus an earn-out capped at $2.8 million. The acquisition of G.W. Palmer Logistics, a non-asset truckload service provider based in Batesville, Ark., was financed with borrowings under Roadrunner's credit facility. G.W. Palmer is...
  • India's Trade Deficit Drops
    India's imports and exports through August 2013; year-over-year change Full-size image The value of India's exports jumped 13.0 percent year-over-year in August 2013, according to India's Ministry of Commerce. The trade deficit fell 23 percent from last August to $10.9 billion. "We are in firm positive terrain with exports growing in double digits....
  • Obama Taps Jaenichen as Permanent Marad Chief
    President Obama on Wednesday tapped the acting administrator of the Maritime Administration to take the reigns of the agency permanently. Paul "Chip" Jaenichen took the helm of Marad in June after David Matsuda stepped down from the post. The presidential nomination request was sent to the Senate for review. The U.S. Merchant...
  • US Agriculture Exports on the 'Grow'
    The volume of agricultural exports, especially those that move in containers, will be higher in the coming year than they were following the drought of 2012, according to agri-business shippers who addressed the South Carolina International Trade Conference this week. "Agricultural exports as a whole may go up, though the commodities...
  • Transforce Shares Begin Trading on OTCQX Market
    Montreal, Quebec, September 12, 2013 - TransForce Inc. (TSX: TFI ; OTCQX: TFIFF), a North American leader in the transportation and logistics industry, announces that its common shares began trading today in the United States on OTCQX International Premier, a segment of the OTCQX marketplace, under the symbol "TFIFF." Operated...
  • DHL gives efficient cargo handling a boost
    DHL Global Forwarding re-launches enhanced version of shipment management tool DHL Interactive (DHLi) IT solution offers convenient booking, tracking and instant reporting on shipments MIAMI, Fla. -September 12, 2013: DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL, has released an enhanced version of its web-based customer platform DHL Interactive (DHLi)....
  • Europe Sees Signs of Fragile Recovery
    Europe is finally emerging from its longest and deepest postwar recession, but the recovery is far from even across the continent and could yet fizzle out. The eurozone, which accounts for a fifth of the global economy, returned to growth in the second quarter, driven by a revival in exports from...
  • Q&A: Missing Goods? How to Prove It
    Q: We use a freight broker and made a small shipment with a national less-than-truckload carrier. Unfortunately, the shipment never reached its destination and was lost. We filed a claim with the carrier, but it denied the claim because it never received confirmation from the consignee that the freight never arrived....
  • UK Investor Offers to Buy Out Scandlines' Co-Owner
    3i has offered to buy out Allianz Capital Partners' 50 percent stake in Scandlines.The U.K. private investor group 3i has offered to buy out its fellow owner of Scandlines following the failure to sell one of Europe biggest roll-on, roll-off shipping companies. The bid for the 50 percent stake held by...
  • Drewry Director: Container Trade Balance Unlikely Till 2015
    Global container shipping capacity is increasing at twice the rate of demand, according to a Drewry director, and this indicates that equilibrium between supply and demand in the major east-west trade lanes will not be reached until 2015 at the earliest. It also appears that continued downward pressure on freight rates...
  • Air France-KLM's Cargo Traffic Drops
    French airline Air France and Dutch airline KLM merged in 2004. Source: Capital Photos.Air France-KLM reported its cargo revenue metric-ton-kilometers in August fell 1.3 percent, from 859 million in 2012 to 847 million in 2013. The decrease corresponded with a 0.9 percent increase in monthly available metric-ton-kilometers for the French-Dutch airline,...
  • Lufthansa Cargo Volume Down in August
    Lufthansa's main European competitors, Air France-KLM and IAG Cargo, also posted freight declines.Lufthansa Cargo reported traffic declined 1.3 percent year-over-year in August, as it prepares to take delivery of its first Boeing 777 freighter in October, followed by a second aircraft in November. The German, all-cargo airline carried 136,000 metric tons...
  • US Intermodal Rates Inch Down
    Overall index, week of September 9, 2013 Full-size image U.S. intermodal rates fell slightly in the week of Sept. 9, slipping from a 90-day high last week, according to data on all-inclusive 53-foot door-to-door spot pricing quoted by railroads and provided by the 3PL IDS. The overall rate declined $2 this week to $2,032,...
  • Sea Star Line Forms Charitable Relationship with the Wounded Warrior Project®, Sponsors Wounded Warrior Project 8K Run
    Jacksonville, FL - September 11, 2013 - Sea Star Line, LLC announced that it has forged a new relationship with the Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) and was a major sponsor for the Wounded Warrior Project 8K Run held on Saturday, Sept. 7 in Jacksonville, Fla. "Sea Star Line is an active partner in...
  • More Than 1,000 FedEx APAC Volunteers Contribute During FedEx Cares Week
    HONG KONG, September 9, 2013 -FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYS: FDX) and one of the world's largest express transportation companies, will launch its sixth annual FedEx Cares Week in Asia Pacific. From September 7-15, more than 1,000 FedEx volunteers from 11 Asia-Pacific markets, including Australia, mainland...
  • The CMA CGM Group celebrates tomorrow its 35th anniversary
    35 years ago, on September 13th 1978 in Marseilles, Jacques R. Saadé founded CMA, Compagnie maritime d'affrètement, and launched the first service linking Marseilles, Livourne, Beirut and Latakia. His vision and intuition subsequently led him to extend the company's activities in Asia and the rest of the world. Today, the CMA...

TradeWindsweb site
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
  • Harvey Gulf doubles fleet
    Harvey Gulf International Marine has struck a deal to buy up the assets and business of Gulf Coast rival Abdon Callais Offshore (ACO).
  • New model needed
    HSH Nordbank's restructuring manager Wolfgang Topp has revealed his blueprint for a new relationship between lenders and shipowners as both sides try to emerge from the slump.
  • CPLP keeps product pair
    Capital Product Partners (CPLP) has extended charters on a pair of chemical product tankers at slightly higher day rates.
  • Dalian's double deal
    China's Cosco Dalian Shipyard has revealed orders for new salvage ships and heavy-lifters.
  • The Lion City rising
    London may soon have to share its status as the world's maritime capital.
  • CIMC strikes again
    China International Marine Container (CMIC) is ordering two more boxships backed by charters to MSC.
  • PSV options for Guangdong
    China's Cosco Guangdong Shipyard has landed an offshore order for a potential eight vessels.
  • Bulk quartet for Zhoushan
    Cosco Zhoushan Shipyard in China has announced an order for four firm panamax bulkers.
  • NorYards hunts orders
    The new yard venture between Norway's Bergen Group and Ukraine's Zaliv Shipyard has announced new financing as it targets fresh contracts.
  • Stena eyes arctic route
    Stena Bulk of Sweden and Hyundai Glovis of South Korea are teaming up to transport oil through the Northern Sea Route (NSR) in the arctic.
  • Cape supply to tighten
    The company is predicting a scramble for spot tonnage when the strike at Drummond's coal mine in Colombia is resolved.
  • Thai ship ablaze in Jeddah
    A Thai general cargoship caught fire shortly after arriving in the Saudi Arabian port of Jeddah on Wednesday.
  • Bassoe bags broker
    Norway's Bassoe Offshore has brought in senior broker Tore Kulsvehagen from Lorenzten & Stemoco (L&S) to strengthen its team.
  • 3i scooping up Scandlines
    Private equity group 3i has offered to buy out its partner in Baltic ro-ro owner Scandlines after failing to sell the company.
  • GREE sees strong start
    Greenship Bulk Trust claims to have outperformed the Baltic Surpmax Index (BSI) in interim figures released Thursday.
  • KLC in the clear
    A Korean court has thrown out a bid to block the sale of bankrupt Korea Line Corp (KLC).
  • Condor officers convicted
    Two Condor Ferries officers have been found guilty of manslaughter following a 2011 crash that killed a French fisherman.
  • Gulf of Mexico mission
    Oslo-listed owner Subsea 7 has won more than $70m of offshore work in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Transmed ship detained
    A Transmed Shipping bulker has been detained in Canada for flouting the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC).
  • All change at Cargill
    Cargill has named David MacLennan as its next chief executive officer. He is due to take up the post on 1 December.
  • Helix orders Q7000
    Helix Energy Solutions Group has ordered a second semi-submersible well intervention vessel at a yard in Singapore.
  • Pacific bulker boost
    Bulkers operating in the Pacific Basin look set to receive a boost from a major agricultural deal between the US and Taiwan.

American Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
  • Construction begins on ACL ships
    The official steel cutting ceremony for the fourth generation or "G4" ships took place this week at the Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding's new shipyard on Chungxing Island near Shanghai. The five ships are scheduled for delivery in 2015.
  • U.S. domestic freight shipments up in July
  • Röhlig acquires South American partner
  • China only lifts ban on hardwood lumber from Va., S.C.
    Cheng Hongjun, China's deputy director general for supervision of animal and plant quarantine, said fumigation proved effective in removing pests from hardwood, but the risk of softwood lumber carrying nematodes remained high.
  • WRDA bill dropped in House
  • Saudia Cargo expands capacity
  • DHL forwarding unit releases enhanced Web platform
  • Canada, U.S. asked to review hazmat classifications
    As part of its investigation into the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway crude oil accident in Quebec on July 6, Canada's Transportation Safety Board has asked Canadian and U.S. authorities to clarify how dangerous goods are classified.
  • World Bank to survey logistics industry for 2014 report
    The survey, to be open for two months starting from late September, gauges the views of logistics operators express in developing and developed countries. Results will feed into the 2014 Logistics Performance Index.

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
  • Prices moving little in Rotterdam
    Bunker market reported to be quiet in Hamburg.
  • Prices firm in Fujairah
    Little price movement in South Africa.
  • A little clean air to go with that sunshine and sea breeze?
    Paying $10 per day more for a cruise holiday seems like a reasonable price to pay.
  • Don't be daunted by challenges ahead, IBIA CEO tells industry
    Bunker industry is facing big changes but has the wherewithal to respond.
  • Noble dropped from Singapore list of licensed suppliers
    The company had been among the top 30 suppliers.
  • Maersk takes plea for tougher sulphur checks to Paris MoU
    Wants more PSC checks on fuel from 2015 to deter non-compliance among operators who might be tempted by big fuel savings.
  • Banker talks ups 'eco' newbuildings
    Despite overcapacity, now a good time to buy.
  • Wrecked cruise liner ready to be 'rolled' off rocks
    Costa Concordia has been lying on its side for almost two years.
  • Asian IFO prices trading in narrow range
    Hong Kong-based traders reported low MGO demand.
  • ICS conference highlights 'three pillars' of sustainability
    Environmental concerns must not undermine efforts to maintain a sustainable shipping industry.
  • Singapore fuel oil stocks still climbing
    As they reach a three-month high.
  • Chinese fuel oil stocks slip
    East China saw weak demand for bonded bunkers.
  • No 'green light' for widespread LNG bunker market
    Fewer ships are using LNG than had been forecast a year.
  • Pacific Radiance orders two PSVs
    Company seeks to operate cleaner and more fuel efficient vessels.
  • New engine coating reduces fuel consumption
    Coating enables engines to operate at higher temperatures.
  • Satellite communications 'central' to improving efficiency
    The technology could reduce fuel spending and emissions, says Inmarsat.

Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
››› File
Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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