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February 14, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • Global Container Services deploys 2nd rail-mounted gantry near Moscow
  • Guizhou to build inter-provincial Yangtze-to-Pearl navigation channels
  • OOCL Lite application for shipment details available via Smartphones
  • Russia sets up state agency to govern Arctic Asia-Europe sea route
  • DHL looks to auto, electric mechanical exports in setting up Wuhu office
  • Software firm says shipping needs real time fuel, emissions monitors
  • Shandong Hi-Speed Group expects to join 2013 Fortune Global 500
  • Automotive exports, mostly trucks via Xinjiang surged 49pc in 2012
  • Nanning Airport January volume surges 45pc in pre-New Year rush
  • DB Schenker builds new logistics centre in Czech Republic
  • GAC starts building office and warehouse in Houston near airport

Exim Indiaweb site
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
  • Bahri registers jump in Q4 gross, whole year net profit
  • Container carrier reliability depends more on trade-specific data, not global performance: SeaIntel
  • Velji Dosabhai & Sons launches mobile website & one number communication channel
  • WCA Family Week exceeds all expectations
  • Agri seeds exports likely to double in 2-3 years
  • India s imports from US up 3.8 pc, exports rise 13 pc
  • Jan. exports up by 0.82 pc to $25.58 bn
  • US to probe subsidised shrimp imports from India
  • Massive transportation investment to position Gulf region's ports as leading trade power
  • RINA Group to verify inter-operability & safety of longest combined-traffic immersed tunnel in the world
  • Quick Take

International Transport Journalweb site
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
  • Dubai World Central cargo traffic vaults by 144%
    UAE-based Dubai Airports announced traffic statistics for Dubai World Central (DWC) showing that the airport handled 219,092 t of airfreight during its second full calendar year of...
  • More cargo volume and profit for Aer Lingus
    The Irish national carrier Aer Lingus has reported an increase in its 2012 operational and financial results. Cargo revenue, of which 80% is earned on long haul services, rose by 6...
  • Finance director to leave Swiss International Air Lines
    Marcel Klaus, the chief financial officer of Swiss International Air Lines, has decided to leave the company in July. Having started in the business at Crossair in Basel, he joined...
  • Autocontex adds to fleet
    Lübeck (Germany)-based Autocontex is boosting its fleet by 20 Krone trailers, taking the firm's overall number of vehicles to more than 500. The first trailers have already been de...
  • ATA renews call to remove crashes from carriers' records
    The American Trucking Associations (ATA) reiterated its call for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to immediately establish a process to remove from motor car...
  • CN plans to modernize rail network
    Canadian National Railway Company (CN) plans to invest approximately CAD 1.9 billion (EUR 1.4 billion) in 2013 to maintain and upgrade its railway network, grow the business effici...
  • Russian Railways' network transports 9.4% more large containers
    In 2012, Russian Railways' network carried 2,970,600 teu of loaded and empty large containers, 9.4% more than in the previous year. The containers themselves conveyed 27.4 million ...
  • Dunfrost warehouse approved by Russian health authorities
    Dunfrost's 40,000 cbm negative-temperature warehouse, situated in the western port of Dunkirk (France), received official approval from Russia's health authorities on 23 January 20...
  • Ryder chooses new senior vice-president, supply chain solutions
    Ryder System appointed Thomas F. Pettit as senior vice-president and general manager of its supply chain solutions business segment. In this role Pettit is responsible for leading ...
  • Trans Force completes takeover of Velocity Express
    The Canadian transport and logistics firm Trans Force Inc has completed its acquisition of the US service provider Velocity Express. Trans Force acquired all the shares of Velocity...
  • ACI Cargo Inc is XL Projects' new member
    Miami FL-based ACI Cargo Inc is the latest member of XL Projects (XLP) in the USA. ACI Cargo is an international freight forwarder that is equipped to handle heavy cargo projects, ...

Marine Logweb site
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
  • Carnival ups compensation for Triumph passengers
  • Huntington Ingalls names chief compliance officer
  • Teekay's LNG burning two strokes promise big benefits
  • Red ink rising, Mercator Singapore will sell sole VLOC
  • Texas A&M cadets train on Rose Point navigational...

World Wide Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
  • Port of Seattle sets roundtable to discuss industrial business growth
  • Freight transport index shows gains for December
  • Port of Everett announces 2013 Heroes Half Marathon
  • Alaska Airlines adding Portland to Fairbanks flights
  • The Secor Group buys Special Products Transfer

Lloyd's Listweb site
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
  • IACS membership drops to 11 if GL and DNV merger goes ahead
    Association chairman Tom Boardley says transfer of class abuse would be "nailed"
  • JadeWeserPort puts 400 on short-time working
    Wilhelmshaven terminal is attracting only two vessels a week
  • Danaos eyes return to acquisitions
    Boxship owner hints at renewal after writing down values of older vessels
  • Tankers owners saved by West Africa voyages to China
    Longhaul route bolsters earnings at a time of record lows on traditional voyages
  • Teutonic inefficiency
    A number of crucial German infrastructure projects are having difficulties
  • Shore jobs go at P&O
    Axe falls on catering and IT departments
  • Salvage industry must make way for new blood
    Former ISU chief Klaas Reinigert criticises industry for not being prepared to invest to keep pace with the accelerating size of vessels
  • IG increases Hydra's cut of group GXL reinsurance programme by 5%
    International Group of P&I Clubs says decision was based on price optimisation
  • China warms to the Arctic
    Beijing aims to secure access commercially while political drive remains low-key
  • Chinese wall at the IMO
    The developed nations blame the Brics - Brazil, Russia, India and China - for blocking CO2 talks
  • Boskalis close to finalising Dockwise buyout
    Dredging company says it now owns or has commitments from 92% of Dockwise shares as the heavylift operator reports strong year-end results
  • STX Offshore and Shipbuilding cancels two bulkers
    Newbuildings were ordered in 2008 by European owner
  • The intra-Asia boost
    Trades between China and Asean will grow in both directions
  • Hurtigruten hurting
    Norwegian operator hit by series of one-off financial setbacks in 2012
  • Maersk's AE-9 ships to join idled fleet
    Demand on Asia-north Europe route remains disappointing
  • Regional negotiations remain in spotlight as ILA releases details of coastwise wage deal
    Tentative draft shows union and employers in apparent harmony over wages and container royalties
  • OSG's road to today
    Group's tax issue has been referred to as a 'smoking gun'
  • Taxman serves $463m bill on Overseas Shipholding Group
    Chapter 11 case faces turmoil after "known unknown" in liability is quantified

Fairplayweb site
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
  • BIMCO sees fragile recovery boosting shipping
    A BIMCO report of shipping markets today predicted a fragile global economic recovery this year
  • Firm rates seen for turbine installation ships
    TIMECHARTER rates for wind turbine installation vessels will remain firm for at least two more years, a leading European shipbroker has predicted
  • Uljanik turns profits into losses
    CROATIA'S Uljanik shipyard said today it lost 59.54M kuna ($10.6M) in 2012, down from profits of 1.7M kuna a year earlier
  • STX O&S cancels orders for two bulkers
    STX Offshore & Shipbuilding told Fairplay today it is cancelling orders for two bulkers from an undisclosed European shipowner
  • Shell investing $1Bn in Kakinada FSRU?
    SHELL'S India subsidiary is prepared to invest $1Bn in a floating LNG storage & regasification unit, IHS World Markets Energy reported today
  • Ennore raising $472M
    INDIA'S government-run Ennore Port Ltd is seeking to raise 25Bn rupees ($472M) through tax-free bonds
  • German risks underwriter goes global
    GERMANY's special maritime risks underwriter Hansekuranz Kontor is seeking growth outside its core domestic market
  • Norway OKs armed guards
    NORWAY has allowed privately contracted armed guards on its vessels transiting the high-risk zone off Somalia
  • Dockwise bows out by reversing losses
    DOCKWISE, the Dutch heavy-lift group acquired by compatriot Boskalis, today issued strong results for its final year as an Oslo-listed company
  • Havila gets cold reception
    HAVILA Shipping said today investors took up less than half of the shares that it offered after a private placement
  • Sevan plans subsequent share offering
    OSLO-LISTED Sevan Drilling said today it will launch a 37.5M subsequent offering of shares, following on the 250M-share private placement concluded earlier this month
  • Otto warns 2012 losses
    SINGAPORE-listed offshore services provider Otto Marine has warned of losses for full-year 2012
  • Picture brightens for tanker owners
    BOTH OPEC and the EIA have lifted their predictions for 2013 crude demand growth, improving the outlook for tanker owners, a shipping analyst said today from Norway

The Journal of Commerceweb site
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
  • Holland to Leave Seattle Port Commission
    The Port of Seattle Commission now has two spots to fill. Port Commissioner Rob Holland today submitted a letter of resignation to King County Council Chair Larry Gossett. Holland, who joined the commission in 2010 and has been an advocate for seaport competitiveness, will step down effective March 15. The port commission...
  • Surcharges Loom as Cochin Strike Continues
    Ocean carriers calling at Vallarpadam International Container Transshipment Terminal in India's Port of Cochin announced plans to implement a "trade surcharge" to compensate for loss of business in the wake of an indefinite strike by container trailer drivers. Unionized drivers walked off the job Feb. 4, calling for wage increases and...
  • Janel World Trade Narrows Loss
    Logistics company Janel World Trade reported a net loss of $201,286 in the first quarter of fiscal year 2013, ending Dec. 31, 2012, improving from a net loss of $246,912 in the same quarter in fiscal year 2012. Quarterly revenue was $21.9 million, falling $1.5 million or 6.4 percent from the...
  • CrowleyFresh Smells the Roses
    CrowleyFresh, a cold-chain warehouse and logistics service jointly offered by Crowley Maritime and its subsidiary Customized Brokers, recently stored 110 pallets of fresh Colombian roses from its customer Sushine Bouquet Company, in advance of Valentine's Day. The perishable cargo was stored in CrowleyFresh's 17,000-square-foot cold storage facility, and the flowers were...
  • Eimskip Plans Biweekly Maine Port Call
    Eimskip has signed a contract with Maine Port Authority to begin new container service operations out of the recently renovated International Marine Terminal in Portland, according to Maine Gov. Paul R. LePage. The service will call at Portland every 14 days, starting at the end of March. It replaces a call...
  • Donohue: Private Sector Wants to Pay for Infrastructure
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The private sector is willing to pay higher user fees to fund transportation infrastructure and is ready to unleash a quarter of a trillion dollars in capital for public-private partnerships, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue said on Wednesday. He reiterated his support for raising...
  • Thailand Relaxes Regulations on Bovine Imports
    Thailand has amended its import conditions related to bovine spongiform encephalopathy, commonly known as "mad cow disease," which will facilitate the exports of bovine products from the European Union. The European Commission had expressed concern for the previous measures, which were more restrictive than the international standards of the World...
  • Maersk Gives Five Older Vessels 'Nose Jobs'
    Maersk Line has given five of its vessels a "nose job," to retrofit their bulbous bows to improve fuel consumption. The Danish carrier said the change improves the performance of the vessels significantly, cutting fuel costs by about 8 percent in the current slow-steaming environment. The vessels were too expensive to use...
  • Canadian National Suspends Proposed Rail Line
    Canadian National Railway has suspended the feasibility study for the construction of its proposed rail line and terminal handling facility to serve the Quebec/Labrador iron ore range. "Current market realities" have resulted in anticipated delays with mine development projects in and around the Labrador Trough, CN said in its release. A...
  • India Seeks to Develop Rough Diamonds Trade
    India is looking to become an international trading hub for rough diamonds. Shri Anand Sharma, India's Union Minister for Commerce, Industry and Textiles, has released the report of a task group comprising both government and industry members that was constituted by Sharma under the chairmanship of Anup K. Pujari, India's Director...
  • Navistar Completes Sale of Ventures in India
    Mahindra & Mahindra, an Indian multinational automobile manufacturing corporation, and Navistar International, an Illinois-based truck manufacturer, have announced that Mahindra has completed its acquisition of the Navistar Group's stake in Mahindra Navistar Automotives and Mahindra Navistar Engines. Navistar announced in December 2012 its intention to exit the joint ventures as part...
  • 'Christmas' Docks Extortion Trial Scheduled
    A Sept. 9 trial date has been set for three ex-presidents of a large International Longshoremen's Association local and nine others charged with participating in a mob-run "Christmas tribute" racket on the New Jersey docks. U.S. District Judge Dennis M. Cavanaugh scheduled the trial after a hearing this week in Newark,...
  • AASHTO Applauds Obama's Infrastructure Message
    Bud Wright, executive director of American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, has applauded President Obama's reference to infrastructure investment in his State of the Union address. "AASHTO salutes President Obama for again calling for greater investment in America's infrastructure," Wright said in a written statement. "Now we need to...
  • Retailers, Manufacturers Comment on Obama's State of the Union Address
    The retail and manufacturing industries have remarked on President Obama's State of the Union address, commending his focus on job creation, while also offering a few suggestions. "We have repeatedly called on Congress and President Obama to make the economy and job creation their top priority, so we are very pleased...
  • US-EU Trade Negotiations Draw Praise
    Government officials, politicians and business and industry leaders have commended the U.S. and European Union's decision to pursue a trade agreement. A joint statement from President Obama, European Council President Van Rompuy and European Commission President Barros announcing the launch of negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership was released today....
  • How Do You Like It?
    Our often noisy and boisterous industry has seemed rather quiet during the past few weeks. As the East Coast maritime labor dispute edged closer to a settlement, the West Coast waterfront labor issues, although not fully settled, moved off the headlines, at least until the OCU voted on Feb. 6...
  • OCU Files NLRB Complaint Over 'Eavesdropping'
    The strange events surrounding contract negotiations between office clerical workers in Los Angeles-Long Beach and waterfront employers have become even more suspenseful with the union charging that one of the employers eavesdropped on conversations among its members. The Office Clerical Unit of International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 63 filed a...
  • Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Tyler Search
    The closely watched unemployment rate will inch up again as layoffs at defense contractors create a ripple effect through small and medium-size companies. Small companies aren't the drivers of new jobs and improved economy. Large companies create the jobs, and the small and midsized firms feed off them. The unemployment...
  • Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Tompkins International
    A year ago, we predicted new distribution channels and emerging markets would continue to expand, along with greater supply chain flexibility, efficiency and alignment. These trends are clearly in place and continuing, as are concerns about demand volatility and supply chain risks. The two most important changes we projected for 2012...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
  • 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 ...
  • Hedging the solution to freight rate volatility?
    Following the lull in the market this week with the Chinese New Year holiday, attention will swiftly turn to debate over planned general rate increases (GRIs) in ...
  • ICC survey looks on the bright side
    The Paris-headquartered International Chamber of Commerce [ICC] says that its global survey of economic experts suggests that the world's economy is 'showing signs ...
  • DCT Gdansk gears up
    Poland's DCT Gdansk says that it processed a 'record breaking' number of containers at its facility in January reaching 106,000 teu.In keeping with this expansion ...
  • Maersk's AE-9 ships to join idled fleet?
    Maersk Line has suspended its Asia - north Europe AE-9 loop less than two months after reactivating the service as load factors for carriers continue to disappoint. ...
  • Chinese china seeks out new tea rooms
    The Year of the Snake could have a poisonous bite for some Chinese manufacturers hobbled by a growth in protectionism in their traditional markets.In the past year ...
  • Strong performance forecast for intra-Asia box trades
    Growth will return to the Asia-Europe trades this year, Clarkson Research Services predicts, but at a very modest rate compared with other markets.Westbound volumes ...

TradeWindsweb site
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
  • Triumph impact rising
    Carnival Corp has forecast a higher-than-expected earnings impact from the engine room fire that hobbled a cruiseship in the Caribbean.
  • Wells warms to Navios tankers
    Wells Fargo has boosted its rating on Navios Maritime Acquisition's shares after the tanker owner posted better-than-expected profits.
  • GC Rieber turns to Kleven
    GC Rieber Shipping has chosen Kleven Verft for a seismic newbuild backed by a long-term charter from Dolphin Group.
  • IRS clobbers OSG
    Bankrupt Overseas Shipholding Group owes a massive $463m in US taxes, it emerged today.
  • Wartsila's research boost
    Finnish group Wartsila has sealed a EUR 50m ($67.18m) loan to further develop eco engines.
  • Glencore goes Greek
    Glencore has picked up a couple of Greek-owned panamax bulkers on short period deals.
  • ABG profit cut
    India's ABG Shipyard has posted a fall in nine-month profit as revenue was reduced.
  • Mercator takes a dive
    Mercator Lines (Singapore) is in talks to terminate a third long-term charter contract early as part of its ongoing bid to save cash and cut debt.
  • Rebate raises Solvtrans
    A tax gain has boosted the fourth quarter earnings of Norwegian wellboat owner Solvtrans.
  • Anker pins rebound
    A recovery in the global economy should set the scene for a rebound in key shipping sectors in 2014 and 2015, Peter Anker says.
  • UK owner calls halt
    The fleet of UK owner Independent Shipping has stopped trading "for the time being" due to cash problems at its parent.
  • Ssssurely not!
    Workers on a Maersk Drilling unit in Angola were recently stunned to see a large snake had managed to slither its way onboard.
  • Mipo pain to last
    Hyundai Mipo Dockyard could be in for more losses in the first six months of this year as newbuilding prices continue to fall.
  • Alam wins more from Petronas
    Malaysia's Alam Maritim Resources has won charter contracts with Petronas for two more offshore support vessels.
  • Cattle ships planned
    The Indonesian government is planning to order new livestock carriers to meet growing beef demand.
  • FOP slices loss
    Fred Olsen Production has sliced its fourth quarter red ink to finish 2012 in the black.
  • Zim in new debt talks
    Israeli container line Zim has brought in a financial consultant to work out a new debt plan with banks.
  • Dockwise backs bid
    Royal Boskalis Westminster's takeover of Dockwise moved a step closer today after the heavylift company gave its full backing to the move.
  • Havila goes again
    Havila Shipping has sold only 46% of new shares it offered to investors, but will bank NOK 10.46m ($1.9m).
  • S&P unmoved by union
    Standard & Poor's has offered its support to Petronas' pending takeover of MISC suggesting it will not place any financial pressure on either party.
  • Final struggle for HRG
    Impairments and bad debt hurt Hurtigruten in the final quarter of 2012 with three months of red ink tipping the company to a full-year loss.
  • P&O swings jobs axe
    UK operator P&O Ferries has made more than 40 staff redundant at its head office.
  • HHI "takes care of loss"
    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) of Korea has been tipped to benefit from improving shipbuilding conditions in 2013, after posting a shock loss in the fourth quarter.
  • APL eyes fuel savings
    APL, the liner arm of Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), is looking to fuel additives in a bid to keep its bunker bill under control.
  • STX cancels bulkers
    STX Offshore & Shipbuilding of Korea has torn up a five-year-old agreement to build two bulkers.
  • Textainer heads higher
    Textainer has reported a second consecutive quarter of 10% growth in profits on the back of an expanded container fleet.
  • Triumph Alabama bound
    A Carnival cruise ship disabled by an engine room fire over the weekend is now being towed to the US rather than Mexico.
  • DoJ takes aim at ATP
    The US government has confirmed reports that a civil suit has been filed against an offshore exploration and production contractor accused of unlawfully discharging oily waste and chemical dispersants into the sea.

American Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
  • NEWSFLASH: ICAO action bars plane lithium batteries
    The International Civil Aviation Organization has passed an interim amendment barring lithium ion aircraft batteries as cargo on passenger planes.
  • Longshore clerks re-file eavesdropping complaint
    Members of the ILWU's Local 63, Office Clerical Unit, have re-filed a complaint against APM Terminals in Los Angeles for alleged eavesdropping. A similar complaint made last year by the union was dismissed in December.
  • Repowering ships could revitalize Great Lakes fleet
    A new report by the Maritime Administration says U.S.-flag ships on the Great Lakes could be modernized with the installation of diesel or dual-fuel engines that can also use liquefied natural gas.
  • Transport a topic within broad U.S.-EU tech talks
  • Greatwide Logistics, Cardinal complete merger
    The contract carry and delivery division will feature 5,000 drivers operating from 125 locations. The new company will focus on the transportation of bulk food, grocery, metals, building products and retail items.
  • Shipping lanes visible from space, says NASA
  • Air traffic management in limelight
  • Ex-Im Bank loan supports Boeing 777 sale to Russia
  • Vitran sells supply chain operation
  • FMC reviews 15 OTI license applications
  • U.S. steel exports fall in December
  • World Bank endorses Jamaica logistics hub plan
    "It is important to emphasize that the hub is not just about the port, it involves many moving parts and will significantly enhance Jamaica's potential for growth," said Giorgio Valentini, World Bank's representative to the country.
  • Obama highlights transportation, trade in State of the Union
  • Eimskip switching U.S. call from Norfolk to Portland, Maine
  • Weber, Aspen link up
  • Air France adds pharma feature
  • HMM releases mobile app
  • DHL starts LCL service to Poland, Brazil
  • Executive moves

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
  • Teekay orders two new LNG carriers
    Engines will automatically switch between burning LNG and fuel oil when power is reduced to a 15% load, making port-to-port operation on LNG possible.
  • Carnival Corp opts for automated fuel management system
    Automated fuel switching system can save fuel by optimising fuel changeover time when transiting in or out of ECAs.
  • Tight avails in Fujairah and Suez
    Tight avails also present in Suez bunker market.
  • Prices lack direction in North west Europe
    Market shifts down a gear.
  • US emissions averaging proposal splits opinions at IMO meeting
    Sub-committee says MEPC must decide if 'equivalent methods' can be applied to a group of ships.
  • Tesoro's annual profits up
    Company optimistic about West Coast fuel logistics business.
  • Rubis: Revenue up last year
    Notice released ahead of company's annual report.
  • Aegean attracts new business
    Company's Falmouth operations boost port's trade.
  • Wartsila secures R&D financing
    Key areas for R&D include engine technology, emissions abatement and energy efficiency products.
  • Dredging works coming up in Singapore port
    Two projects scheduled around Shell Bukom refinery.
  • Asian bunker prices continue strengthening
    Singapore's benchmark 380 cSt bunker fuel rose $8.00 to $666 pmt.
  • MGO flash point trend still reassuring
    DNVPS put out five 'Bunker Alerts' for flash point across the world in 2012.
  • International Bunkering hires two more traders
    Andreas Johansen and Maureen Leong have joined the company in Dubai and Singapore respectively.
  • OW takes CSC Phoenix to court
    OW is seeking claims for unpaid bunkers.
  • Wilhelmsen upgraded on projected bunker savings
    Analyst predicts company's fleet will be able to continue to save bunkers by slow steaming.
  • Shipowner anger at high bunker price
    Shipowners in Bangladesh want government to drop prices.
  • Japan inks oil-supply pact with Saudi Arabia
    The pact will come in force during 'special' circumstances such as terrorist attacks, Middle East unrest or an oil price spike.
  • OPEC: Global demand to rise
    Demand stronger than previous estimates.

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FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
Washington
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
Klaipeda
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Thiruvananthapuram
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Rome
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
London
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
Shack
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
Hamburg
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
Ankara
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Lugano
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
London
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
Brussels
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Papendrecht
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Brussels
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
Singapore
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Venice
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
Balboa
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
Breed
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
Rome
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
Washington
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Rome
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Copenhagen
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Genoa
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
Copenhagen
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Athens
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
Beijing
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Genoa
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Rome
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
Cagliari
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Casablanca
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
Kallo
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Copenhagen
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
Miami
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Bucharest
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Genoa
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
Wiesbaden
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
Washington
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
Hilden
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Nola
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Hvidovre
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
Milan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Rome
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
Singapore
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
Rome
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Trieste
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
Hamburg
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
Ravenna
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Milan
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Genoa
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Athens
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
Barcelona
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Dalian
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
Hamilton
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Milan
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Holzwickede
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Dénia
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
Genoa
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Amsterdam
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Cagliari
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
Genoa
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
SAILING LIST
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Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
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In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
Genoa
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Hamilton
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
Genoa
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
Reflights
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
Rostock
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
Genoa
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
Oslo
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
Hamburg
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Rome
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
Genoa
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Rome
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Tokyo
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
Ravenna
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
Ravenna
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
Memphis
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
Genoa
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Ancona
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Rome
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
Tokyo
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Rome
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
Geneva
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Marseille
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
Livorno
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
PORTS
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
DATABASE
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
››› File
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Montreal
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
Genoa
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Trieste
Report on work in liguri ports
Genoa
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Arezzo
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
They rise to 88 the companies associated with Assiterminal
Genoa
Membership of seven new companies
Brothers Cosulich acquired the genovese Slavetti Enzo
Genoa
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
Portsmouth
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
Brussels
Also adopted the general approach on the regulation on the use of the capacity of the railway infrastructure
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