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September 16, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • Rates off 10pc to US$966/TEU on A-E, transpac off 3.7pc to $1,916/FEU
  • Major carriers announce rate increases for September and October
  • French navy saves 10 tonnes of cannabis as crew fails to burn evidence
  • Tianjin's duplex navigational channel soon to start sea trials run
  • Royal Mail to privatise with IPO expected in weeks despite strike threat
  • Changsha to offer big tax breaks and subsidies to logistics industry
  • Taiwan's Formosa Plastics moves freight into Pearl bypassing Hong Kong
  • Fuel efficient eco ships cheaper to run, but add needless capacity
  • Electronic EU customs system expected to take effect from November 1
  • Technical breakdown delays levy of French GPS-powered anti-truck tax
  • Wal-Mart and Benetton no show at Bangladesh factory compensation talks
  • Bumped from east-west trade lanes, bigger ships cascade into intra-Asia
  • Miami sells leveraged bonds to fund port expansion, Moody's downgrades
  • 97-kilometre Qinhuai River channel upgrade expected to begin soon
  • Med-North America up 8pc Q1 to Q2, but may be false hope: Drewry
  • Hyundai Heavy to install ballast tank gas monitor in off-loading vessel
  • IAG looks to perishables, pharma, IT to sustain Mideast, African flights
  • DHL to manage inbound retail merchandise for Gatwick Airport shops
  • After bad first half, hopes linger for fourth quarter air cargo rebound

Exim Indiaweb site
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
  • Maersk Line adds Black Sea string to ME3 service, includes Novorossisk
  • Seacurus wins award for seafarers abandonment insurance policy
  • Young professionals identify challenges to Londons shipping role
  • Automobile exports up by 25 pc in Aug.
  • Guava shipments headed to West Asia
  • ICT & Höegh Autoliners sign MoU for handling RoRo carriers
  • KoPT Chairman R.P.S. Kahlon takes additional charge as Chairman of Visakhapatnam Port Trust
  • MPA Singapore introduces consolidated monthly billing arrangement
  • Exporters want easy credit to maintain growth
  • Govt to take hard decisions to curb imports of non-essential items: Chidambaram
  • OIL wants to invest in Petronets AP terminal
  • PFC to invite bids for two mega power plants soon
  • Countdown for project forwarders to invest in New Orleans training
  • High oil tanks relocated from Port of Hamina by Nurminen Logistics
  • Roll-Lift inks contract for Scheuerle modular transporter
  • Steder Group provides different solutions to move heavy marine equipment from Rotterdam to China

International Transport Journalweb site
  • Union Pacific Railroad to strengthen transport...
  • Schneckenreither expanding in Austria
  • Zurich notes more airfreight in August
  • KR signs cooperation pact with Panama Maritime Authority
  • Half of Danish-owned vehicles registered abroad
  • Continuity ensured at Lufthansa Cargo
  • Röhlig takes over South American partner Procargo
  • Loxx adds Nantes to general cargo service network
  • A.P. Moller disposes of DFDS shares
  • Ruslan moves giant rotor from China to Lithuania
  • New general director in Moscow
  • Norbert Dentressangle ships temporary road to Switzerland
  • Delivery of last US Air Force C-17 Globemaster III
  • UNIFE signs MoU with Russia's railway sectors
  • Täglich direkt von/nach München
  • New Russia link from port of Dunkirk
  • Maschinenteile aus aller Welt für ein neues Zellstoffwerk
  • Kiel's Port Award 2013 goes to Hamburg

Marine Logweb site
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
  • Ingalls Shipbuilding starts fabrication on DDG 114
  • Rolls-Royce unveils first in new line of patrol craft
  • Lamprell wins jack-up conversion contract
  • BigRoll orders Module Carriers
  • COSCO Shipyard Group books orders worth $566 million

World Wide Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
  • Squalicum Creek restoration work to begin next month in Bellingham
  • Cargill taps David MacLennan as new chief operating officer
  • Crowley's TITAN Salvage subsidiary parbuckling COSTA CONCORDIA today
  • Town hall meeting scheduled to discuss Coos Bay wind project
  • PDX community advisory board sets Sept. 18 public meeting

Lloyd's Listweb site
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
  • A political animal
    The International Union of Marine Insurance bares its teeth
  • Shipbuilding undergoing 'renaissance'
    Lloyd's Register marine director hails the way yards have reacted to new design requirements
  • The sky does not have to be the limit
    Giant boxships result in a concentration of values and risks that may not be sustainable
  • Eimskip confirms competition authority raid
    North Atlantic shipping line requests access to information behind Competition Authority's request for court ruling
  • ICS blasts growing cost of 'green' compliance
    Cost benefit analysis must occur before further environmental regulations are devised, says Hinchliffe
  • Evergreen takes first Enesel 13,800 teu vessel
    Taiwanese carrier may gain $1bn in savings from eco-series versus competitors
  • Cosco Shipyard secures $566m offshore and bulk orders
    Contracts include platform supply vessels, dry bulkers, module carriers and salvage lifting vessels
  • Capital Product seals takeover of three containerships
    Trio funded by new $200m facility from ING and HSH Nordbank plus offering proceeds
  • CSCL seeks $124m from sale of 55% stake in east China terminal
    Move cashes in on greenfield project
  • Tanker shipments from Iraq remain stable
    Aframax shipments fall, but VLCCs are steady and suezmaxes could be rising
  • CIMC leases two more 8,800 teu newbuildings to MSC
    Mediterranean Shipping Co continues chartering spree
  • Ninety per cent of everything
    An important book just launched will hopefully set people talking about shipping
  • IMO must approve good faith compromise on container checks
    There should be no further delay in solving the safety and customs problems associated with misdeclared box weights

Fairplayweb site
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
  • White House picks Jaenichen to lead MarAd
    PRESIDENT Obama has nominated Paul Jaenichen to head the US Maritime Administration
  • Odfjell Drilling to go public
    ODFJELL Drilling, the Bergen drilling rig owner, said today it plans to go public with an IPO on the Oslo Stock Exchange
  • HSH resumes clear-out
    THE WORLD'S biggest ship financier, HSH Nordbank, IS continuing to cut back its exposure, with further en-bloc sales of distressed ships
  • Yangtze LNG switch seen
    CHINA plans to fuel all the vessels in the Yangtze River with LNG, aiming to cut emissions by up to 80%, a seminar was told
  • Changhang Phoenix sued to repay $64M
    SHENZHEN-listed Changhang Phoenix today said a Chinese bank had filed lawsuits against it and a subsidiary over repaying $64M in outstanding and overdue loans
  • Stena, Glovis plan Northeast Passage cargo
    STENA Bulk of Sweden and Hyundai Glovis plan to collaborate by shipping cargo via Asia's Northeast Passage
  • Harvey swallows ACO, and not done yet
    HARVEY Gulf International Marine has acquired Louisiana compatriot Abdon Callais Offshore
  • Taizhou Sanfu yard's 1H13 profits fall 32%
    TAIZHOU Sanfu Ship Engineering, a private Chinese shipyard, said today 1H13 profits fell 32% year on year to RMB100.7M ($16.4M)
  • APPEC meeting hits product tanker rates
    ATTENDANCE of traders at the Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference in Singapore has led to a drop in chartering activity for long-range product tankers
  • MR tanker period hires continue bullish trend
    OPERATORS continue to be bullish toward the MR tanker sector, resulting in at least six period hires this week
  • Ningbo plans HK listing
    SHANGHAI-listed Ningbo port group plans to list at Hong Kong's bourse to raise capital, its president said

The Journal of Commerceweb site
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
  • Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for Sept. 13
    Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in September and October. Asia-Europe Starting Oct. 1, CMA CGM will attempt to increase rates in its trade from North Europe to the Far East by $200 per 20-foot container and $400...
  • Röhlig Logistics Buys South American Agent
    Bremen-based forwarder Röhlig Logistics has acquired 100 percent of its South American agent Procargo. The family-owned German company had acquired 50 percent ownership of Procargo in 2011. Business has increased considerably since then, Röhlig said, and it expected further growth. "South America is one of the major growth regions in the world....
  • Clouds Lift Over Ro-Ro Carriers
    The outlook for roll-on, roll-off shipping is suddenly looking brighter with its key European market showing signs of emerging from its deepest and longest recession in 50 years, encouraging major industry players to accelerate consolidation of a fragmented niche sector. The deep-sea ro-ro market is looking healthier, too, as growth in...
  • Ro-Ro Carriers to Pay More to Emit Less
    Roll-on, roll-off shipping has begun the 16-month countdown to an uncertain future of sharply higher operating costs, lower traffic, bankruptcies and shotgun mergers in their core markets. That's the grim forecast of the potential impact of a tougher environmental regime that will envelop shipping in the Baltic, North Sea and English...
  • Northeastern US Ports See Dip in Market Share
    Northeast U.S. ports saw their share of container traffic in the second quarter of 2013 dip 1.5 percentage points year-over-year among major ports on the east coast of the U.S. and Canada. Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. ports, as well as Canadian east coast ports, all picked up a piece of...
  • Hapag-Lloyd Offers Service to Saint John, New Brunswick
    Hapag-Lloyd will begin offering weekly service to Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. The German container ship line said the service, operated by Tropical Shipping, will connect to other Hapag-Lloyd services via Caucedo, Dominican Republic. The first sailing on the service southbound will be the Stadt Bremen, leaving Saint John on Sept. 18. The...
  • Trucking Groups, Lawmakers Call for Sleep Apnea Rulemaking
    What keeps truckers awake at night? Lately, the prospect of federal "guidance" on sleep apnea testing and treatment for truck drivers. Independent truck drivers added their voice to those demanding federal regulators conduct a rulemaking, rather than issue guidance, on sleep apnea testing for truck drivers. The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is...
  • SCFI: Shanghai-Europe Spot Container Rates in Freefall
    Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending Sept. 13, 2013 Full-size image Spot container rates from Asia to Europe measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index fell more than $100 per 20-foot-equivalent unit during the week ending Sept. 13. Rates have been decreasing for the past six weeks in these lanes,...
  • SCFI: Shanghai-to-US Spot Rates Erode Post GRI
    Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, U.S. West Coast, week ending Sept. 13, 2013 Full-size image Spot container rates to the U.S. East and West Coasts measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index slipped in the week ending Sept. 13 after two consecutive weeks of increases following a partially successful Sept. 1 general rate...
  • FTR Trucking Index Jumps 30 Percent in July
    The FTR Trucking Conditions Index jumped 30 percent in July from June on expectations for a "modest" fall peak for shippers and carriers. The index rose to 8.41 in July. A reading above zero indicates a positive market for truckers, readings above 10 indicate pricing, volume and margins are "solidly favorable." FTR...
  • European, Asian Shippers Urge Rejection of Mandatory Weighing of Containers
    The European and Asian shippers' councils have urged UN maritime officials to reject proposals for the mandatory weighing and verification of ocean containers before they are loaded on board ship. The shippers' organizations launched their appeal on the eve of a key meeting of an International Maritime Organization committee that will...
  • UT Undergraduate Supply Chain Program Ranked in Top Five
    KNOXVILLE, TN-The undergraduate supply chain management and logistics program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is ranked fifth among the nation's public institutions, according to U.S. News and World Report's 2014 rankings released this week. The program ranked sixth among all institutions nationally, up one spot from 2013, according to the...
  • TPA completes major environmental restoration project, restores habitat
    Tampa, Fla.-The Tampa Port Authority (TPA) is pleased to announce completion of a major environmental rehabilitation project at the Port of Tampa, greatly enhancing the quality of life for the flora and fauna in the area. The McKay Bay Mitigation Site (MBMS) is a 19' acre mitigation site located on...
  • DHL delivers Formula E across the globe
    DHL chosen as logistics supplier for FIA Formula E Championship Strategic partnership to accelerate innovative and environmentally friendly solutions for the future of e-mobility and city logistics DHL has today announced a multiyear global partnership with the FIA Formula E Championship, the world's first fully-electric car racing series beginning in September 2014....
  • Richie Hughes Learned Well
    Richard P. Hughes Jr.Richard P. Hughes Jr. liked to recall the negotiating advice he received as a young union official from the legendary Teddy Gleason, International Longshoremen's Association president from the 1960s to the 1980s. "There are two rules you need to remember," Gleason said. "The first one is, never reveal...
  • ABF Weighs Next Move After Lawsuit Dismissal
    A federal court in late August left ABF Freight System with a clear choice: the less-than-truckload carrier could drop its struggle to wring $750 million in damages from the Teamsters union and YRC Worldwide, or try to appeal again after having its lawsuit challenging three rounds of union concessions at...

TradeWindsweb site
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
  • CSCL in port auction
    Chinese container line CSCL is selling off a 55% stake in a terminal company for at least CNY 760m ($124.2m).
  • Rocking the boat
    We take a look at what was said in the market over the past week.
  • TSW orders VLGC double
    China's Tianjin Southwest Maritime (TSW) has continued its fleet expansion with an order for two VLGCs.
  • Cause for optimism
    DBS Vickers has upgraded its tags on two Chinese shipbuilders off the back of growing order momentum.
  • Crewman hurt in fall
    The US Coast Guard (USCG) has airlifted a crewman from an Italian bulker after he fell 75 feet from its smokestack.
  • Strike two for Moundreas?
    NG Moundreas of Greece has been linked to the purchase of a second capesize vessel within the space of a month.
  • HSH selling 20 ships
    Germany's HSH Nordbank is lining up two more deals to cut its shipping exposure by selling 20 more distressed vessels whose owners are struggling in the slump.
  • Up in smoke
    TradeWinds digests the digits making the headlines this week.
  • Double for Chipolbrok
    Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping (Chipolbrok) has returned to the newbuilding arena with a deal for up to four heavy-lift ships.
  • Sincere slips
    Taiwan's Sincere Navigation has posted a lower profit in the first half as revenue declined.
  • Lady takes a bow
    Hoegh LNG is scrapping its oldest LNG carrier after 40 years of service.
  • Cruise crunch
    A German cruiseship has been damaged in Italy after being hit by a Superfast ferry that broke its moorings.
  • Klaveness back at YZJ
    The Torvald Klaveness group of Norway has made a swift return to Chinese shipyard Jiangsu New Yangzijiang Shipbuilding for another pair of vessels.
  • BigRoll reveals order
    Dutch owner BigRoll Shipping has confirmed it is behind the order for two heavy-lift ships at Cosco Dalian Shipyard.
  • Solstad in Petrobras deal
    Solstad Offshore has extended a charter contract with Petrobras for an anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel.
  • More Rabaul Queen charges
    Three more people have been charged with manslaughter following the fatal sinking of the Rabaul Queen off Papua New Guinea last year.
  • Dawn raids at Eimskip
    Icelandic container line Eimskip is in the dark over why its offices were the subject of dawn raids by competition authority officials this week.
  • A sticky situation
    Matson Navigation has admitted having no plan in place to deal with a spill of molasses that has killed 2,000 fish in Hawaii.
  • Attica cuts loss
    Greek ferry group Attica has reduced its first-half deficit as costs were "contained."
  • Box stocks to slide
    Analysts at Drewry Maritime Equity Research says the recent rally in liner companies could be about to run out of steam.
  • MOL's double trouble
    A Mitsui OSK Line (MOL) product tanker has been targeted by robbers off Indonesia for the second time in as many weeks.
  • VL scrap fund proposal
    Frontline has proposed setting up a VLCC scrapping fund in a bid to encourage owners to scrap younger ships.

American Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
  • U.S. flag shipping industry says enforce cargo preference
    Former Maritime Administrator William Schubert testified before Congress that "perhaps nothing is more important to the viability of the privately owned U.S. flag commercial fleet than adequate cargo preference enforcement."
  • Former ILA President Richard Hughes Jr. dead at 79
    Richard P. Hughes, Jr., served as the union's eighth president from July 2007 until July 2011. Prior to his election as ILA president, he served as both executive vice president of the ILA and secretary-treasurer of the ILA's ACD.
  • Shipper rift develops over container weights
  • Capital Product Partners buys three boxships
  • Molasses spills from Matson pipeline in Honolulu
    As much as 1,400 tons of molasses, or about 233,000 gallons of the liquid, may have entered the Honolulu Harbor, triggering a massive fishkill. Matson located a leak in their molasses pipeline near Pier 52 and patched it.
  • FAA creates research center for biofuel study
    The FAA has also awarded the center a $40 million grant, which will be paid out annually over the 10-year life of the program. Additional funding will come from academia and the airline industry.
  • Cass: Linehaul rates rose in August
  • CSX certifies N.C. industrial property as rail ready

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
  • Weekly global market report
    A weekly price round up from bunkering hubs around the world.
  • Americas fuel prices end week on high note
    Demand and avails were said to be average in Houston on Friday.
  • IFO prices flat in Suez
    Prices stronger in Fujairah.
  • Prices end week on firm note across Europe
    380 cSt material gained $6 per metric tonne in Istanbul.
  • Chinese growth expected to continue
    Forecasts support predictions that Asian growth will be a major driver for shipping and bunker demand.
  • Ship financing picture 'getting grimmer'
    Stopford says shipping has been 'kicking the can down the road' since the start of global finical crisis.
  • New lubes comply with upcoming environmental rules
    US regulations target incidental discharges - including those involving lubes.
  • Hong Kong confirms 2015 sulphur deadline
    The 0.5% sulphur cap will apply to ocean-going ships, for coastal vessels the cap will be even tighter.
  • Shipping sees no need for MBMs to reduce CO2
    High fuel prices, now and in the future, enough incentive to spur efficiency improvements.
  • Operator says zero emission ferries still in the frame
    Scandlines counters media reports to the contrary.
  • IFO prices climb across Asia
    Meanwhile, MGO prices were lacking a definite direction.
  • Insurers act on 'cat fines'
    Ships' bunker management procedures under scrutiny.
  • Fine for over-loaded fuel oil barge
    Operator error sees company fined for minor spill.
  • Owners give feedback on using LNG as a bunker fuel
    Spokesmen of Viking Line and Deen Shipping share operational experiences.
  • Canadian response team conducts bunker spill drill
    Simulation involved 2,500 mt of fuel being spilled into waters at Howe Sound.
  • Imperial Oil stopping bunker deliveries from refinery
    Deliveries to stop from September 15 onwards, says Wilson Fuel.
  • Report: Ship operator could stop calling at Ust-Luga
    Minerva Marine may shift its fleet to the US market if bunkering obstacles persist.
  • Singapore gaining popularity as bunker arbitration centre
    Due to 'shift of gravity' in the shipping industry towards Asia Pacific, says the Executive Director of SCMA.

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FROM THE HOME PAGE
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
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
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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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
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Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
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Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
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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 "
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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
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
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
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.
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
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