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January 16, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • Cosco said to be mulling buyout of Piraeus port for US$1.3 billion
  • Singapore container volume up 5.9pc to 31.6 million TEU in 2012
  • Shanghai's box volume beats Singapore, Shenzhen declines in December
  • China's export boom baffles, defies explanation: Goldman Sachs, UBS
  • Huanghua port container volume soars 204pc to 102,000 TEU in 2012
  • MOL to fit ballast water treatment system on mega crude oil carrier
  • Qinhuangdao port volume exceeds 200 million tonnes for seven years
  • UPS abandons TNT Express buyout bid as EU regulators move to block deal
  • Modern Terminals signs business process outsourcer WNS to aid clients
  • First trains arrive at Canadian National's Calgary intermodal terminal
  • Weiss Rohlig moves first project cargo from Hamburg to Taiwan
  • Air Canada wins Hactl's world forklift and pallet building contest
  • Hong Kong International Airport forecasts modest growth in 2013
  • Boeing's faster speeds to boost annual B777 freighter production
  • Semiconductor sales rise to US$26 billion driven by greater US demand

Exim Indiaweb site
JANUARY 15, 2013
  • ICS updates Flag State performance table
  • Initiative launched to boost Indo-Bangla river navigation
  • Mandatory weighing of containers false remedy: ESC
  • NYK Shipmanagement celebrates relocation of New Delhi office
  • GMB wins Best Display Award for Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show 2013
  • Three companies bid for handling cargo at HDCs Berths 2 & 8
  • Delay in land acquisition major road block in highway projects: Chidambaram
  • GMR Infra terminates contract with NHAI
  • RBI announces $- INR swap facility
  • RBI extends 2 pc interest subsidy scheme for exporters by a year
  • Top govt agencies to meet on combating economic offences
  • BRICS bank may soon become reality

International Transport Journalweb site
JANUARY 15, 2013
  • Vanguard expands dealership in USA
    Vanguard has opened a new truck centre in St Louis MO (USA). The new location represents Mack Trucks Inc and Isuzu Commercial Vehicles. Vanguard operates eight dealerships and its ...
  • Port of Long Beach gets new bridge
    Officials celebrated the kickoff of the construction of a USD1 billion project to replace the primary bridge at the port of Long Beach CA (USA) on 8 January. The four-year project ...
  • USA proposes new minimum sound requirements for hybrid and electric vehicles
    The US Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is proposing that hybrid and electric vehicles meet minimum sound standards. The sounds...
  • Russian Railways Logistics plans to expand service portfolio
    Russian Railways Logistics (RZDL) shipped 3.3 million t of cargo in 2012, compared to 1.5 million t in 2011. The company organized the transport of goods in Europe and Asia in coll...
  • ST Aerospace lands contracts worth USD 366.5 million in Q4/2012
    Singapore's ST Aerospace secured new contracts worth about USD 366.5 million in Q4/2012. The contracts are for airframe, component and engine...
  • RFG disappointed about UK freight charges
    The UK's Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) recently announced that a new package of charges for freight operators to access the rail network will be introduced from 2016. The package...
  • UPS and TNT merger: EU to block the deal
    It seems that the gigantic merger between the US-based CEP and logistics corporation UPS and TNT will fail to materialise as the EU competition authorities are about to rule agains...
  • ATC acquires Platinum USA
    The ATC Group, a GSA founded 1971 in Switzerland and headquartered in Frankfurt (Germany), has acquired the Houston TX (USA)-based general sa...
  • First foreign investment in Indian carrier
    Abu Dhabi (UAE)-based Etihad Airways is about to become the first foreign airline to invest in an Indian one, as Etihad is considering buying ...
  • DB Schenker Logistics: a partner of EU "SuperGreen" project
    Companies and institutions involved in the EU's SuperGreen project have showcased their results at the final plenary workshop in Gothenburg (Sweden). DB Schenker is a partner of th...
  • Braemar Adjusting names group managing director
    Grant Smith has been appointed group managing director of the board of Braemar Adjusting with immediate effect. Smith, a Canadian citizen, has worked in Braemar's offices in London...

Marine Logweb site
JANUARY 15, 2013
  • Crowley ATB crew make dramatic rescue
  • New leadership for TOTE Services
  • Electric Boat gets $55.6 million more for SSN 782 PSA
  • Enterprise Marine wins SeaRiver contract
  • Jurong Shipyard rights tilted rig
  • MSC extends charter of Austal catamaran
  • MTNW offers bollard pull measuring equipment rentals

World Wide Shipperweb site
JANUARY 15, 2013
  • Vigor Industrial places order for largest US floating drydock
  • OOCL marks christening of new 8,888 TEU container ship
  • Port of Seattle welcomes new business at Sea-Tac Airport
  • Port of Los Angeles sees gains in overall container volumes for 2012
  • Shipment of new valves arrives for Panama Canal expansion project

Lloyd's Listweb site
JANUARY 15, 2013
  • STX streamlining gathers steam- Doubts surround the group's next disposals as it battles to slash debt
  • Tokyo's currency boost- A sliding yen is good news for Japan's tried but tenacious shipbuilders
  • Shipowners need not give charterers five days to pay- Recent appeal judgment allows owners to apply immediate pressure in offshore sector
  • Norden launches new lawsuit against Grand China in Alabama- Another year, another US legal spat for HNA Group subsidiary
  • Forest products shipper launches global ocean-freight tender- Supply-chain package for transport between ports, ocean freight and terminal handling
  • Tough talking- Hapag-Lloyd and Hamburg Süd attempt a balancing act
  • December brings dip in China's newbuilding prices- Bulk segment expects a surge in orders towards year-end
  • Cosco Shipping sees 2012 profit fall 88%- But the group's multipurpose shipping arm recovers towards year-end
  • MSC tops the boxship recycling league- Last year firm scrapped 21 vessels, followed by UASC with nine and APL with five
  • China urged to help rid global fleet of old tonnage- Hosco boss says government should target domestic and foreign vessels
  • Hapag-Lloyd targets Polish market- Poland Express Service launches next week
  • The iceman cometh late- Baltic Sea ice premium is now expected in February
  • Barcelona fined over trucking cartel- Port managers may appeal against competition commission's findings
  • Rules for use of force will be published this month- Questions about jurisdiction create a legal minefield for states and security firms
  • ICS gives 13 flag states a clean bill of health- Chamber says distinction between open register and national flag is outmoded
  • K Line returns to La Spezia- Italian port hosts maiden call as it strives to lure larger tonnage
  • Jacksonville's TraPac secures funding from Florida- State cash tackles navigational problems where strong currents affect large boxships
  • Down to the wire- Time to put the US east and Gulf coast ports dispute to rest
  • Hamburg Süd likely to push for control of super group- Industry talk points to majority stake for smaller line in merger with Hapag-Lloyd
  • Shipowners become 'zombie' firms- Numerous players cannot repay principal, accountant warns
  • STX Pan Ocean lodges claim against sister yard for Vale Beijing rupture- Shipbuilder will plead 'not liable' in London arbitration case
  • A memorial for Bill Kerr- Singapore maritime community remembers HFW casualties and insurance specialist

Fairplayweb site
JANUARY 15, 2013
  • 'K' Line Kamsarmaxes to be sold in leaseback deal
    'K' LINE is to sell and lease back three Kamsarmax newbuildings from Taiwan's Wisdom Marine
  • Iran plans long-term China oil deals
    IRAN PLANS to sign long-term oil export contracts with Chinese refiners despite sanctions against Tehran's nuclear programme, IHS World Markets Energy reported today
  • Two-accident rig righted
    SEMBCORP Marine of Singapore said today it has restored and refloated a jack-up rig that was involved in injuries and a death in two accidents
  • ONE JVs on the block
    AUCTION procedures have been proposed for the joint-venture interests in four tankers of bankrupt Omega Navigation Enterprises
  • COSCOL profits fall 87.4%
    SHANGHAI-listed COSCOL said today its full-year net profits plunged 87.4% year on year in 2012
  • Japan's LNG demand seen steady in short term
    JAPAN'S demand for LNG is likely to mount even though new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has indicated he wants to revive the country's nuclear-energy sector, DNB Bank has predicted
  • Bunker small fry face worst squeeze
    SMALLER bunker players with relatively weak financial backing will be "hardest hit" in markets as competitive as Singapore's, sector veteran Simon Neo told Fairplay today
  • STX Pan Ocean seeks $47M for VLOC gash
    STX Offshore & Shipbuilding said today its affiliated ship operator STX Pan Ocean is seeking $47M in damages arising from a rupture in one of the latter's very large ore carriers
  • China's new orders drop by 43.6%
    CHINA received ship orders aggregating 20.41M dwt in 2012, down by 43.6% from the 2011 total, Beijing said
  • Frontline 2012 again backed
    RAVE REVIEWS continued today for Frontline 2012
  • Eitzen Chemical proposes changes in shares
    EITZEN Chemical's board has called an emergency general meeting next month to consider changes in its shares
  • Ezra stocks stay neutral
    EZRA Holdings has retained "neutral" stock ratings from DMG & Partners Research amid "disappointing" results for the first quarter this year, including a 49% profit loss
  • Capesizes dominate breaking
    CAPESIZES are dominating the demolition market, with prices rising in major shipbreaking countries
  • Aframaxes, MRs top S&P
    AFRAMAXES and medium-range products carriers are dominating tanker resales last week, as investors appeared buoyed by those sectors' relatively low orderbook

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JANUARY 15, 2013
  • India, South Africa to Expedite Trade Agreement
    Shri Anand Sharma, India's Union Minister for Commerce, Industry & Textiles, and Rob Davies, South Africa's Minister of Trade and Industry, have reviewed the India-Southern African Customs Union preferential trade agreement negotiations in Johannesburg and have agreed there is a need for early finalization of the deal. Sharma asked Davies to...
  • Incheon International Airport Supports Biodegradable Vinyl Packaging
    Incheon International Airport's biodegradable vinyl packages. Incheon International Airport in South Korea recently funded 50 percent of the purchasing costs of nearly 7,360 environmentally friendly biodegradable vinyl packages for ground service companies in the airport, as part of the Fourth Green Cargo Hub project. The biodegradable vinyl packages for air cargo supplied...
  • Indian Railways' Traffic Increases 4.5 Percent
    Indian Railways reported freight traffic from April to December 2012 was 735.1 million metric tons, increasing 4.5 percent from 703.8 million metric tons during the same period in 2011. In December 2012, the state-owned railway handled 88.2 million metric tons, rising 1.6 percent from 86.8 million metric tons in December 2011....
  • Strong Growth Expected for Malaysia's Logistics Industry
    Malaysia's logistics industry is forecast to grow 9.5 percent to total RM139.7 billion ($46.4 billion) this year, with trade also set to surge by some 6.5 percent to $471.6 billion. Driven by strong intra-Asia trade growth, government support and its prime geographical location in Southeast Asia, Gopal R, Global Vice President,...
  • BNSF Logistics Acquires EP-Team
    Third-party logistics provider BNSF Logistics has acquired logistics management company EP-Team, based in Flower Mound, Texas. BSNF Logistics also recently acquired Albacor Shipping, as the company strives to expand its project cargo services portfolio. Integration activities are underway, the company said, although EP-Team will continue to operate with a degree of autonomy...
  • PSA International Traffic Up 5.2 Percent
    PSA International said its global container throughput in 2012 grew 5.2 percent year-over-year to 60 million 20-foot-equivalent units. Traffic at PSA's flagship Singapore terminals was estimated at 31.26 million TEUs, up 6.4 percent from a year ago, while non-Singapore facilities contributed 28.8 million TEUs, a gain of 3.9 percent over 2011. PSA...
  • OOCL Unveils New Vessel
    (L-R) Andy Tung, CEO of OOCL; Captain of OOCL Miami; Samuel Tsien, sponsor of OOCL Miami. Orient Overseas Container Line held a naming ceremony at the Changxing Island shipyard in Shanghai for its new vessel, the OOCL Miami. The vessel was christened by Samuel Tsien, group CEO of OCBC Bank. Wang Yong,...
  • Hactl Cargo Traffic Rose 6.2 Percent in Fourth Quarter
    Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals, which handles cargo at Hong Kong International Airport, reported its traffic in the fourth quarter of 2012 was 754,226 metric tons, rising 6.2 percent from the fourth quarter of 2011. Traffic from five new carriers signed up by Hactl since September contributed to the increase, as...
  • China Logistics Group Launches Domestic Trucking Service in China
    Freight forwarding and logistics management company China Logistics Group has launched a domestic trucking services operation in China through a partnership with a domestic trucking company. China Logistics will initially offer the services through a small fleet of trucks leased from the trucking company, which will be dispatched from its Shanghai...
  • Jaxport Mile Point Project Awarded $38 Million
    Florida's Governor Rick Scott has announced a commitment of $38 million in state and local funding to complete the second stage of the TraPac Container Terminal project at Jacksonville Port Authority. The investment enables Jaxport to jumpstart the final phase of fixing navigational problems in the St. Johns River at Mile...
  • Terex Announces Management Changes
    Westport, Conn.-based Terex has promoted Kevin Bradley, current president of Terex Cranes, to senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective immediately after the filing of the company's annual report for 2012. Bradley succeeds Phil Widman, who is retiring on March 31. Tim Ford, current president of Terex Aerial Work Platforms,...
  • Trailer Bridge Names Dombalis CEO
    Jacksonville, Fla.-based trucking and marine freight company Trailer Bridge's board of directors has appointed Chris J. Dombalis as a board member and CEO of the company, effective Jan. 16. Dombalis succeeds Frank Halliwell, who has served as interim CEO since October 2012. Dombalis has more than 30 years of executive experience in...
  • OOCL Decreases Montreal's Low Water Surcharge
    Orient Overseas Container Line plans to decrease its low water surcharge for all cargo shipments via the Port of Montreal, effective Feb. 1, following the latest projections for improved water levels in the Canadian St. Lawrence River. The surcharge will be $50 per 20-foot container and $100 per 40- or 45-foot...
  • ModusLink Global Solutions Names Boucher President, CEO
    Waltham, Mass.-based supply chain management company ModusLink Global Solutions has named John J. Boucher, 53, president and CEO, effective Jan. 28. Boucher has more than 30 years of supply chain management experience. He joins ModusLink from Symbotic, which provides supply network automation solutions for warehouses and distribution centers, where he served...
  • Intermodal Association of North America Announces Board Changes
    The Intermodal Association of North America's board of directors has elected Barry D. Michaels, Union Pacific Railroad Company's vice president of intermodal operations, as chairman. Michaels succeeds David Manning, president of Tennessee Express, who remains a member of the board. Michaels previously served as chair in 2004 and 2005. The 13-member board...
  • OHL Names Tucker CEO of Contract Logistics
    Third-party logistics provider OHL has promoted Randy Tucker, current executive vice president of human resources and project management, to president of OHL Contract Logistics, effective immediately, according to OHL CEO Randy Curran. Tucker succeeds Bob Spieth, who is leaving OHL to take an executive position with an e-retailer. Tucker joined OHL in...
  • Q&A: In This Storage War, There Is No Set-Off
    Q: We have a customer claiming a set-off against our freight invoice for storage charges incurred because the less-than-truckload carrier failed to pick up the freight on the requested date. The shipper did not pay for any guaranteed or time-exact service. My contention is that the set-off is unlawful for two...
  • First Valve Shipment Arrives for Panama Locks Project
    Panama Canal Expansion Projects receives 47 valves. The Panama Canal expansion program has received the first shipment of valves that will be used for the operation of the third set of locks. The 47 valves were built in South Korea by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries and transported on board the vessel BCC...
  • Ocean Carriers Betting on Suez Services
    Ocean carriers are planning to beef up the capacity of their services from Asia to the U.S. East Coast via the Suez Canal this year while consolidating or even reducing the number of all-water loops they deploy on the trade lane from Asia to the East Coast via the Panama...
  • A New Day for Same-Day Delivery
    Each year brings challenges and opportunities to the global transportation sector born out of events beyond its control. So much of the sector's fate depends on the U.S. economy and the changing global trade market. With uncertainty in the nation's fiscal policy and the possibility of the "fiscal cliff" becoming...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JANUARY 15, 2013
  • Hamburg Sud likely to push for control of super group
  • US retail goods imports forecast to hit 1.3m teu in January
    US container imports of retail goods are forecast to rise 2.9% in January 2013, compared with the same month last year, to 1.3m teu, after full-year 2012 brought ...
  • MSC tops the boxship recycling league
    The Mediterranean Shipping Company is certainly leaving its liner archrival Maersk Line standing in one sector: ship recycling.According to an Alphaliner report ...
  • Hapag taps into the Polish market
    Away from the continued merger 'investigations' with its German compatriot carrier Hamburg Sud, Hapag-Lloyd is focusing on the increased hunger for imports - especially Chinese ...
  • La Spezia welcomes back K Line
    The north west Italian port of La Spezia hosted the maiden call of the 2012-built 8,500 teu Helsinki Bridge on Monday as part of the CKYH alliance's MD1 Asia - ...
  • Container Owners Association appoint new board member
    The 165-member Container Owners Association [COA] - which represents the interests of freight container owners worldwide - has appointed O I Kwon, senior vice-president, ...

TradeWindsweb site
JANUARY 15, 2013
  • Market questions motives
    Shipbrokers are starting to take a closer look at the design of a tanker pool built on the back on an alliance between General Maritime (Genmar) and Chinese chartering giant Unipec.
  • Suezmax slump
    Oversupply has taken a toll on spot rates tied to suezmax tankers in recent weeks and the trend is expected to continue in the months to come.
  • SHI order fits pattern
    BW Maritime says its entry into the FSRU market follows a pattern established over the past 18 months.
  • Coscol in profit plunge
    Cosco Shipping Co (Coscol) has had 87.4% slashed from its earnings in 2012.
  • Nokta leaving Dahlman (again)
    Star analyst Omar Nokta has told staffers at New York's Dahlman Rose that he is leaving the investment bank, TradeWinds has learned.
  • Srab admits defeat
    Srab Shipping has lost its long-running battle for survival and has opted to go into liquidation.
  • Tracker deal for Genco
    Genco Shipping & Trading has found period work for one of its panamaxes.
  • Pirates plead guilty
    Two Somali pirates have admitted attacking an MOL aframax in 2011 during a trial in Japan.
  • Schulte faces reef fine
    The Maldives government has said the grounding of the boxship Auguste Schulte on a reef last week will result in a fine of up to MVR 100m ($6.52m).
  • Mixed bag for Diana
    Diana Shipping has found work for a kamsarmax newbuilding but is having to take a pay cut on the charter of an older vessel.
  • DryShips cash draining
    DryShips has won some breathing space after shedding two suezmax newbuildings but the owner could run out of cash within a few months, according to a leading analyst.
  • Bye bye, Blystad
    Arne Blystad has cashed in his remaining interest in Saga Tankers walking off with over $11m.
  • Cosco Pac volumes up
    Hong Kong-listed ports operator Cosco Pacific has pushed up cargo volumes 8.7% in the third quarter.
  • Bo Hansen joins Heidmar
    Heidmar has hired former Torm big wig Jesper Bo Hansen to lead one of its tanker pools.
  • CMES books VL order
    China Merchants Energy Shipping is the latest Chinese owner to have booked a series VLCCs in its homeland, it is claimed.
  • Alam in the money
    Malaysia's Alam Maritim Resources has continued its strong start to the New Year after bagging a mammoth contract with compatriot oil and gas company Petronas.
  • HSH eyes box FFAs
    Germany's HSH Nordbank is aiming to take some of the risk out of container shipping with new forward freight agreements (FFAs).
  • Cruiseship battered
    Four people have been injured after a huge wave hit the bridge of a Silversea cruiseship off Argentina.
  • Chinese save heavy-lift
    The Chinese navy has foiled a pirate attack on a heavy-lift ship in the Red Sea.
  • Weber: Slippage slipping
    A surge in product tanker orders will make it harder for owners to delay the arrival of wet newbuildings, according to a leading shipbroker.
  • Big John boosts Sevan stake
    John Fredriksen's Seadrill has stretched its shareholding in Sevan Drilling following a private placement.
  • Scandlines sues
    Baltic ro-ro owner Scandlines has taken an ex-employee to court seeking damages for alleged theft.
  • Claim cash now
    Asian dry-cargo investors should cash in gains from their portfolio at the start of this year, according to UOB Kay Hian.
  • Seacor's spin-off spur
    Seacor investors are being handed a share-based dividend as part of the spin-off of its aviation services affiliate.
  • Vigor opts for China
    Vigor Industrial has ordered a new floating dry dock for $40m at China's Daoda Marine Heavy Industry Co (DDHI).
  • White Smoke eyes combi
    Swedish owner White Smoke Shipping has teamed up with Turkish shipyards to design a dual-fuel LNG bunker tanker.
  • "Not to be held liable"
    German boxship manager Dauelsberg is accepting no blame in the row over toxic waste boxes rejected by Nigeria.
  • CSSC adds drillship duo
    China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has added a couple of drillships to its orderbook.
  • Sembcorp rights rig
    Sembcorp Marine has said a jack-up drilling rig which collapsed at its yard in Singapore last month has been righted.
  • HSBC reduces Lamprell
    Lamprell has been downgraded by equities research analysts at HSBC to a "neutral" rating in a research note issued to investors.
  • Eni seals LNG deals
    Eni, the Italian energy giant, has signed an agreement with Japanese and South Korean energy companies to supply LNG.

American Shipperweb site
JANUARY 15, 2013
  • DHL secures $160 million Panasonic contract
  • LA to break ground on intermodal yard
    The port is scheduled to start work this Wednesday on a new intermodal rail yard attached to its Berth 200. The new $137 million yard, in Wilmington, is designed to improve a critical link in the nation's freight network.
  • Industry vet Dombalis named Trailer Bridge CEO
    Chris Dombalis has more than 30 years of executive experience in the maritime and logistics industries. Most recently, he served as executive vice president of Maher Terminals, one the largest container terminal operators.
  • Maier named FedEx Ground boss
    Henry Maier has been promoted to president and CEO of FedEx Ground, replacing retiring David Rebholz, who had been at the company for 37 years. Maier previously served as FedEx Ground's executive vice president.
  • Purolator continues expansion
    Purolator International, which specializes in U.S.-Canadian logistics, will add locations in Columbus, Ohio; Newark, N.J.; and Phoenix during the first quarter of the year, after opening seven U.S. locations in 2012.
  • Atlas Air looks to profitable 2013
  • NAMA names new chairman
  • CP opens Saskatchewan intermodal facility
  • OCR use growing in global port operations
  • St. Lawrence Seaway sees 4% increase in volume
  • Vigor orders largest floating drydock
  • Hactl experiences second best year for tonnage
  • Florida governor commits $38 million to improve Jacksonville navigation
  • Turbine cuts Milwaukee port's electric costs

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JANUARY 15, 2013
  • IFO prices stable in Fujairah
    Bunker prices sluggish but distillates more lively.
  • Prices head upward in major European ports
    Congestion seen in Rotterdam.
  • OW signals successful start to US Gulf supply
    Competitive offshore service could lead to 'further supply flexibility'.
  • Iranian bunker sales down
    Iranian report suggest fall of 12% year-on-year.
  • Biofuels under the spotlight in Canada
    Government wants advice on how the navy could exploit biofuel potential.
  • Gibraltar tightens control of ship-to-ship transfers
    Change in rules forces operators to come under 'direct supervision of the Port Authority'.
  • Mixed price movements seen in Asia
    Bunker prices across all key Asian ports recorded mixed adjustments on Tuesday.
  • Fratelli mulls Singapore expansion
    Company looking to extend its existing three-tanker fleet.
  • Strong smell at Rotterdam terminal disrupts loading
    Similar event occurred in March.
  • Industry anticipating Hong Kong sulphur regulation
    Looking for level playing field and clear signs that a regional ECA will be next.
  • Shenzhen Brightoil's new tanker in service
    Guang Hui 619 started operations this month.
  • Frontline to gain from 'eventual upturn'
    Analyst says ship values will increase by 20%-60% when the market turns.

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No from the Government of London to a state guarantee on new loans requested by Harland & Wolff
London
"The market is in the best position to resolve the business issues faced by the company," he said.
In the port of Naples, the work of strengthening the dam foranea Duke d' Aosta is initiated.
Danish Norden buys Norwegian Norlat Shipping
Hellerup
Is specialized in the maritime transport of forest products
Meyer Werft confirms the possibility of implementing the restructuring of the navalmechanical group
Meyer Werft confirms the possibility of implementing the restructuring of the navalmechanical group
Papenburg
Announced the definition of a draft of a plan that is expected to be completed in 2028
IBIA, the current carbon intensity indicator of the IMO penalises the bunkerage business
London
Submitted a proposal to change the CII ahead of the next session of the MEPC
COSCO Shipping Ports, in June new historical record of monthly container traffic
Hong Kong
In the April-June period of this year, a new quarterly record was also recorded
Slight quarterly and semester growth of container traffic in the port of Algeciras
Algeciras
New locomotives for transalpine transport of SBB Cargo International
Munich of Bavaria
Order to Siemens Mobility
New historical record of monthly container traffic in the port of Barcelona
Barcelona
Also recorded new maximum spikes of quarterly and semi-annual containerized volumes
New historical record of monthly container traffic in the port of Barcelona
In the second quarter, freight traffic in the Antwerp-Zeegrugge port system grew by 4% percent.
In the second quarter, freight traffic in the Antwerp-Zeegrugge port system grew by 4% percent.
Anverse
The containers were equal to almost 3.4 million teu (+ 2%)
Port of Rotterdam, in recovery of container traffic in the second quarter
Port of Rotterdam, in recovery of container traffic in the second quarter
Rotterdam
In the second half of the year, volumes are expected to rise in other market segments.
CMA CGM accords with Google to apply artificial intelligence to group operations
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Los Angeles grew by 14.4%
Los Angeles
ABB's earnings growth while falling orders
Zurich
Increase in commits in the maritime, port and chemical sectors
Assiterminal, use EU ETS funds for investment in infrastructure and new equipment for port businesses
Assiterminal, use EU ETS funds for investment in infrastructure and new equipment for port businesses
Rome
The trade unions are abandoning the confrontational drift on the Ccnl.
Marsa Maroc will operate two terminals in the Beninese port of Cotonou
Casablanca
The business will be held together with the new public-private company Bénin Manutentions
Clerc (Maersk) : The next few months will also be characterized by a containerized hold deficiency in the face of high demand
Copenhagen
Agreement in Bahrain to set up a shipyard recycling yard
In May, the decline of naval traffic in the Suez Canal was accentuated.
In May, the decline of naval traffic in the Suez Canal was accentuated.
The Cairo
The crossings of tankers have decreased by -41.5% and those of ships of other type by -59.4%
Cognolate is the new president of Assiterminal
Rome
Ferrari confirmed director of the association of port terminalists
The shareholders ' assembly of Assiterminal, who unanimously elected Tomaso Cognolate president of the association of terminalists ...
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
CIMAC has been accredited with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization
Frankfurt am Main
General cargo ship stopped and sanctioned by the Coast Guard of Genoa
Genoa
Found serious breaches of European ship recycling law
European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
Brussels
The rebound in revenues recorded by OOCL continues.
Hong Kong
In the second quarter of this year, they grew by 14.4%
Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
Singapore
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
Washington
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
Klaipeda
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Thiruvananthapuram
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Rome
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
London
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
Shack
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
Hamburg
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
Ankara
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Lugano
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
London
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
Marseille
Training of the personnel of the shipowner group to quantum computation
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.
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
New service of Bertani Transport for car rail transport between Chignolo Po and Cassino
Milan
Made a trip per week with the aim of doubling the frequency
Trafigura becomes sole proprietor of the High Heat Tankers
Singapore
Acquired 50% of the capital in hand at Gearbulk
6.5% of the fleet in navigation is able to use alternative fuels or propulsions
Naples
Positive the second quarter of Wärstilä
Helsinki / Trieste / Rome
Accentuated growth in the maritime segment
Launched a ro-pax of Bluferries
Athens
From the beginning of next year, he will connect Villa San Giovanni with Messina
Fincantieri-Hera agreement for the optimisation of the waste cycle
Bologna / Rome
A newco will be established. The activity will be launched at the shipyard in Monfalcone
Japan's ENEOS cedes fleet of tankers and bulk carriers to a participating newco at 80% percent from NYK
Tokyo
The sale does not include ships for the transportation of crude oil
EU funds for 765 million euros at new railway line-Lyon
Brussels
Also funded access to the Brenner Base Tunnel
Medtruck (MSC group), agreement with trade unions on salary and rights
Rome
In the next 15 days workers will be called upon to speak out on the deal.
Inaugurated the new intermodal rail link between the Central Tuscany Interport and the Darsena Toscana Terminal
Lawn
On arrival in the port of La Spezia the naval means for the construction of the new pier cruises
The Spezia
They will be used for the consolidation of the seabed and prefabrication and laying of the casks
Rhenus has inaugurated two plants near Bologna and Milan.
Lauzac
New branches in Castel San Pietro and Casei Gerola
In June the Port of Long Beach sets a new container traffic record for this month
Long Beach
The EIB finances 90 million of the project of the Darsena Europa of the port of Livorno
Luxembourg
Warriors : full political and financial support for its realization
Agreement between the AdSP of the Central Adriatic and the State Police for the prevention and contrast of cyber crimes
Ancona
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
Genoa
Dam of Genoa, Third Valico and motorway grate-points out-are essential works
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
Milan
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
August
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
Hilden
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Nola
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
Milan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Hvidovre
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Rome
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
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Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
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- country
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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
Singapore
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
Rome
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Trieste
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
Hamburg
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
Ravenna
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Milan
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Genoa
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Athens
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
Barcelona
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Dalian
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
Hamilton
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Milan
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Holzwickede
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Dénia
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
Genoa
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Amsterdam
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Cagliari
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
Genoa
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
Genoa
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Hamilton
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
Genoa
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
Reflights
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
PORTS
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
DATABASE
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 Tomaso Cognolato
Roma, 17 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
Rostock
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
Genoa
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
Oslo
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
Hamburg
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Rome
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
Genoa
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Rome
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Tokyo
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
Ravenna
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
Ravenna
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
Memphis
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
Genoa
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Ancona
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Rome
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
Tokyo
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Rome
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
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