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September 17, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • HK port falls 5.9pc in August to 1.9 million TEU, Singapore up 3.6pc
  • Asian shippers reject forced box weigh-ins, costs/benefits don't add up
  • APL tells Singapore shipping conference it will make no capacity cuts
  • Fire stricken Zim ship, diverts from Felixstowe to London Gateway
  • CIMC leases two 8,800-TEUers to MSC, signs more long charters
  • UK coast guard rejects criticisms of excessive regulatory red tape
  • Wartime merchant navy men honoured at London's Sea of Remembrance
  • World's biggest ship classification society formed in BNV-GL merger
  • New Jersey governor vetoes bill to reclassify indy truckers as employees
  • ATA backs bill to slow fast-tracked driver sleep rule into normal channels
  • Albacor does last leg of big steel press from Cleveland to Wooster, Ohio
  • Cathay Pacific cargo up 0.3pc in August, but down 1.5pc year to date
  • Qatar Airways Cargo opts for e-Air Way Bills with IATA-backed forwarders
  • Heavy lift Ruslan flies 16,800-kilogramme rotor from Chengdu to Lithuania
  • High-speed time:matters logistics provider opens new station in Amsterdam

Exim Indiaweb site
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
  • Directorate-General of Shipping shifts office to Kanjurmarg in east-central Mumbai
  • SAECS service to be merged with MedShuttle/225 service on Europe-S. Africa trade
  • SARJAK awarded "NVOCC of the Year - Special Equipment" at MALA 2013 for second consecutive year
  • Handicraft exports up by 10 pc as demand increases
  • Cabinet approves licensing of land for development projects at Major Ports
  • KPT awarded Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Puruskar for 2nd year in a row
  • Port of Amsterdam interacts with trade in Delhi, Chennai & Mumbai
  • PSA International, Hutchison Ports, APM Terminals, DP World top four in Drewry s global container terminal operators listing
  • S. Anantha Chandra Bose assumes charge as Chairman of V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust
  • Govt brings more items under duty drawback to push exports
  • Rupee & Shipping

International Transport Journalweb site
  • TIR guarantee restriction only for Siberian and Far Eastern
  • World's new highest airport commences operations
  • Construction work starts on ACL's new vessel
  • Green Cargo launches new Sweden-Norway rail link
  • Imperial Logistics acquires majority stake in KWS Carriers
  • Apec starts training activities in Brazil
  • Rail Cargo Group starts new Koper-Munich train service
  • FM Logistic expanding on Iberian Peninsula
  • UTair Group increases freight business
  • This year's Robin Travis Scholar comes from Hamburg
  • Making better use of Europe's waterways
  • Daimler and Renault-Nissan to collaborate
  • Asco wins new contract in Tanzania
  • Award for Express Global Logistics in India
  • Saudia Cargo to expand freighter operations
  • Wie ein Hausboot auf Tieflader passt
  • ECL - Intermodal ins Binnenland

Marine Logweb site
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
  • EPA revises S.S. badger consent decree
  • Costa Concordia righting effort gets underway
  • Miko patches save PSV from sinking
  • STX Finland to close Rauma Shipyard
  • DNV GL adds features to trim optimization tool
  • Secretary Foxx designates two new Marine Highways

World Wide Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
  • Matson takes responsibility for Honolulu molasses spill
  • Port of Vancouver, USA celebrates vessel maiden voyage
  • Port of Los Angeles releases container numbers for August
  • Judge convicts Coast Guardsman on number of sexual charges
  • Schnitzer steel adds media relations to duties of public affairs vice president

Lloyd's Listweb site
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
  • Soft market and low interest rates help insurers to underwrite for profit
    Industry must not underestimate the industry's excess capital, Bolt tells IUMI
  • Modelling can help marine insurers to save premiums for a rainy day
    Underwriters price for attritional losses or for major losses but not both, says Lloyd's expert
  • Slow global recovery boosts marine insurance premium volumes
    Europe generates half the world total and provides a backbone to growth
  • IUMI pledges to step up marine lobbying
    Secretary-general Lars Lange insists industry group will raise its voice even louder
  • Cargo-loss ratios top 70%
    IUMI expects Hurricane Sandy to dent 2012 cargo results
  • Unifeeder launches France-Russia service
    Shortsea specialist moves closer to its customers
  • Ford takes the helm at Gulftainer
    Salalah chief executive moves to Sharjah
  • Asians quit Global Shippers Forum after row over fees and membership
    Body opposed to mandatory box weighing left the industry group late last year
  • Fire-damaged Zim Rotterdam berths at London Gateway
    Terminal gives boxship a safe haven to discharge cargo
  • China's buyers in bullish form
    Far East dominates demolition but stronger rupee could signal upturn in India
  • Wikborg looks back on a year of change
    Salvage and political forums have proved 'crucial', says IUMI president
  • IUMI rejects industry plan to buy salvage equipment
    Underwriters pay out for claims not contingencies, says Wikborg
  • East Africa gears up for LNG export race
    Mozambique and Tanzania need to move fast to become major exporters
  • IUMI tackles wreck-removal costs
    West of England's Kelleher examines what is driving ever-larger bills
  • Kolding leaves Danske Bank
    Borgen replaces former Maersk boss, who moves on after 18 months
  • Shagang Shipping presses its case against HNA
    Hong Kong-based firm seized the cruiseship in a dispute with liquidated GCL subsidiary
  • ITF backs compulsory international container weighing
    Industry urged to support amendment to tackle dangers of unweighed or misdeclared boxes
  • Parbuckling Costa Concordia could start today
    Strategy to right huge cruiseship has never been tried on a vessel of this size before

Fairplayweb site
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
  • STX closing Rauma yard, laying off 700
    STX FINLAND confirmed today it will close its yard in Rauma due to low workload and concentrate shipbuilding in Turku
  • How Concordia's salvage scheme will work
    SALVAGE at last for Costa Concordia could be partly completed today
  • 'Good faith' returns to haunt TMT
    A US DISTRICT Court judge has taken over TMT's Chapter 11 case in Houston and will re-examine whether the bankruptcy was brought in the US in good faith
  • Ezion acquires 1.7M shares in AML
    SINGAPORE-listed Ezion Holdings said today it has subscribed for 1.7M new shares of Australia's Aboriginal Maritime Pty Ltd for A$0.250M ($0.233M)
  • FSL wants bulkers back
    SINGAPORE'S First Ship Lease Trust is facing trouble with yet another charterer
  • CMA CGM cites GSL 'concerns'
    CMA CGM, the sole customer and largest shareholder in Global Ship Lease, might seek to control its board control
  • Mermaid wins $55M deal
    MERMAID Maritime said today its Indonesian unit has secured a two-year contract to provide offshore services worth $55M
  • Arrested cruise ship freed
    SHANGANG Shipping said China's first luxury cruise ship was allowed to leave South Korea about 2100 today after $2.7M promised by its Chinese parent HNA arrived to settle a legal dispute
  • More Capesizes offered
    MORE Capesize bulkers are up for sale this week, as buyers and sellers hope to cash in on the recent surge in freight rates
  • HHI's net yard income rises 55%
    HYUNDAI HI told Fairplay today net income from shipbuilding rose 55% to KRW6.8Bn ($6.2M) in August, from KRW4.4Bn year on year
  • STX Dalian sale seen gaining pace
    ON-OFF attempts by STX Offshore & Shipbuilding to sell its yard in Dalian, China, might be gaining pace

The Journal of Commerceweb site
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
  • Yokohama Container Trade Sinks
    Yokohama Bay BridgeThe Port of Yokohama in Japan saw its container trade with foreign countries tumble 6.7 percent in the first half of this year from a year earlier to 1,284,352 20-foot equivalent units, according to preliminary figures released by the Yokohama municipal government. In the January-June period, the Port of...
  • New York Container Terminal Signs Deal to Handle Waste
    New York Container Terminal on Staten Island has entered a 20-year contract with Covanta Energy to move municipal solid waste in containers in a barge-to-rail transfer beginning March 2015. Under the agreement, the terminal will receive the containers via barge and load them directly onto railcars for shipment to Covanta's energy-from-waste...
  • Melford Group Acquires Land for Planned Nova Scotia Terminal
    The group that plans to build a container terminal at Melford in Nova Scotia has completed the purchase of the land along the Strait of Canso for the deep-water port. The Municipality of the District of Guysborough said it finalized the sale and transfer of the waterfront lands to Melford International...
  • Gulftainer Names Ford New COO
    Peter FordGulftainer has named Peter Ford its new group chief operating officer. Ford will be based in the United Arab Emirates, where the port management and logistics group has its headquarters. He will be charged with focusing on Gulftainer's international operations. "Peter Ford's appointment is in line with our goals to extend...
  • Drewry: Fuel Surcharges Should Be Falling Faster
    Shippers who hoped the advent of big new fuel-efficient container ships would cut their fuel surcharges are being disappointed. Those big new ships burn substantially less fuel than smaller ships, but most carriers are keeping their bunker surcharges at levels prevailing for the smaller ships, according to Drewry Maritime Research. "Bunker surcharges...
  • LASH Inventor Jerome Goldman Dies
    Naval architect Jerome L. Goldman, whose inventions included the barge-carrying LASH ship, died Sept. 5 at his home in New Orleans. He was 89. Goldman began his career with Higgins Industries in New Orleans during World War II and started his own naval architectural firm at the age of 22. He...
  • Shippers Versus Industry on Container Weighing
    A subcommittee of the International Maritime Organization will decide this week whether to move forward with proposals to introduce new rules making it mandatory to weigh loaded containers prior to shipment. Shippers argue that 100 percent checks would hamper supply chain efficiency by causing delays at ports and driving up costs. Lined...
  • Tanker Owner Buys Three More Container Ships
    Capital Product Partners, a Greece-based tanker owner, has acquired three more container ships for $195 million. The Nasdaq-listed company is partly funding the purchase of the 5,023-TEU vessels from a new $200 million senior secured credit facility with the Dutch ING Bank and HSH Nordbank, the German ship financier, and the...
  • RoadOne Expands Intermodal Drayage Network
    RoadOne IntermodaLogistics expanded its drayage and intermodal brokerage network by acquiring drayage operator Intermodal Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquired company will function as the core of a new nationwide agent-based drayage and brokerage business, US IntermodaLogistics, according to RoadOne, which was launched in January. RoadOne operates 1,000...
  • GPA Reports Record Container Cargo for FY 2013
    Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz addresses more than 1,200 attendees during the 2013 State of the Port address in Savannah, Ga. (GPA Photo/Stephen Morton)The Georgia Ports Authority handled more than 315,000 containers during fiscal year 2013 - July 1, 2012-June 30, 2013 - a record for the GPA. Georgia...
  • ITF Urges Action on Container Overloading
    Container overloading and the misleading declaration of container weights is taking center stage once again in the wake of the loss of the MOL Comfort, which broke in half and eventually sank in the Indian Ocean in July. The International Transport Workers' Federation cited the loss of the 5-year-old container ship...
  • Shippers Flock to Smaller Ports Miles From Coast
    With consumer demand moderate at best three years after the deepest recession in decades, major U.S. shippers aren't rushing to add distribution and warehousing space at the clusters of distribution centers around coastal seaports. Amid a slow and steady industrial real estate recovery, however, momentum appears to be accelerating at inland...
  • Inland Ports Expanding in Canada, Mexico
    Inland ports aren't just a U.S. phenomenon. Industrial real estate developments anchored by intermodal connections and access to highways are expanding in Mexico and Canada, too. One such initiative is in Monterrey, Mexico, where seven developers and investors are working to position a 3,300-acre site as a hub in the northeastern...

TradeWindsweb site
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
  • Concordia lifted off rocks
    Salvors today began the painstaking process of lifting the Costa Concordia off the Italian rocks where it has been stuck for the past 20 months.
  • Henna freed
    A Chinese cruiseship has been allowed to leave South Korea after the owner paid KRW 3bn ($2.7m) to free the vessel, reports say.
  • Seaspan springs buyback
    Big-spending Seaspan has revealed plans for a share buyback.
  • Odfjell to sell bonds
    Odfjell SE is mulling the sale of senior unsecured notes on the Norwegian bond market.
  • NNC crew strikes
    Crew of Egyptian bulker refuse to work in Australian port after wages cut by 50%.
  • Rand hit by mine closure
    Great Lakes bulker operator Rand Logistics will see second half earnings curbed by the shut-in of a Cargill controlled mine.
  • Dry default hits FSL
    First Ship Lease has seen contracts for its only two bulkers collapse just months after signing a pact which gave charterer OMNI Ships some breathing space.
  • BP vet joins Clarksons
    Clarksons has beefed up its boardroom with the addition of BP veteran Peter Backhouse as a non-executive director.
  • Outlook brightens
    A shipping recovery is good news for Singaporean rigbuilders struggling under the weight of competition from Chinese and Korean shipyards, according to analysts.
  • IRISL funds freed
    Iranian container line IRISL has won a key legal battle to free its funds in Europe.
  • Hong Kong holds trio
    Hong Kong port state inspectors detained three vessels during August, including a Taiwanese reefer with large amounts of oil in its bilges.
  • Havyard wins Havila job
    Havyard has bagged a major conversion job for a Havila Shipping owned offshore support vessel.
  • Cape supply overstated
    A surge in capesize spot rates suggests oversupply fears have been overblown, RS Platou Markets says.
  • Seven missing after smash
    One man has been killed and seven were missing on Monday after a collision between a fishing boat and a Simatech containership off Vietnam.
  • Noren makes speedy return
    Hans Noren appears to have patched up his differences with Dan Sten Olsson to make a swift return to the Swedish shipping empire.
  • Danaos scraps a sixth
    Greek owner Danaos Corp has scrapped its sixth vessel in the first nine months of 2013.
  • Ravestein adds another
    Dutch shipbuilder Ravestein has won another order for a dredger newbuilding.
  • STX shuts Finnish yard
    STX Europe is to close one of its two shipyards in Finland with the loss of 700 jobs.
  • DNB snares VLCC
    Gulf Navigation's troubles have deepened with the arrest of a VLCC on which it has already hung a for sale sign.
  • Cargo shift sinks Pasha
    A shifting cargo of plywood and containers sank a general cargoship off Turkey.
  • DeepOcean inks Brazil job
    DeepOcean has secured a two-year contract to provide subsea services to Brazilian oil company Petrobras.
  • Fund cuts Goldenport slice
    Hedge fund Eton Park has once again trimmed its investment in Goldenport Holdings.
  • Mipo nets gas ships
    Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has bagged a contract worth more than $180m for a series of gas carriers.
  • HES Beheer in demand
    Dutch port logistics and inland shipping company HES Beheer is in talks about a potential takeover.
  • Ocean Yield books PCTCs
    Ocean Yield has ordered two pure car truck carriers (PCTC) on the back of long-term charters from Hoegh Autoliners.
  • Still overloaded
    Shipowners are still overloading passenger vessels in Papua New Guinea despite the sinking of the Rabaul Queen last February.
  • Kassian cleared
    Greek operator Kassian Maritime has been acquitted of eight charges related to oil dumping from a bulker in the US.
  • Mermaid wins IRM work
    Mermaid Maritime has secured a potential three contract to provide offshore inspection, maintenance and repair work (IMR).
  • Ktistakis denied bail
    A US federal judge has overturned an earlier decision to release Lucas Ktistakis on bail over fears he maybe a flight risk.
  • Shagang arrests Henna
    A cruise ship owned by China's HNA Group has been arrested in South Korea over a long-running chartering dispute.

American Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
  • U.S. olive oil industry faces foreign challenges, ITC says
    EU government support programs contribute to high overall supplies of olive oil. Many small EU growers rely on costly traditional methods of production and have costs that are at or above global prices, the agency found.
  • IMO takes up container weight proposals
  • Obama nominates Jaenichen to head MarAd
  • RoadOne creates agent drayage and brokerage business
  • Lufthansa 777 freighters to serve N. America
    The planes will fly on routes from Europe to Atlanta, Chicago and New York. The airline is buying five 777s from Boeing. The planes have capacity for 103 tons of cargo and can fly without refueling for 10.5 hours.
  • Eimskip offices raided by competition authorities
    The shipping company said the Icelandic Competition Authority exercised a dawn raid at its premises last week "on the basis of a ruling" from Reykjavík District Court. Eimskip received no other details from the court.
  • SCM World survey finds GTM concerns top of mind
    The study, sponsored by GTM software vendor Amber Road, includes responses from 114 practitioners inside and outside of SCM World's membership in June, as well as follow up interviews with nearly a dozen executives.
  • USDA leads trade mission to sub-Saharan Africa
  • Executive moves

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
  • Players unsure when supply glut will be absorbed
    Market could remain in discount until 'next spring'.
  • MGO prices soften in Fujairah
    Mixed price signals at Fujairah.
  • Prices falling across Europe
    Strong demand reported in Hamburg bunker market.
  • Russian supplier launches Eurobond prospectus
    Gazprom Neft Marine Bunker confirms ambitious expansion plans.
  • 'MBM debate is dead' says EU official
    ICS conference focuses on 'inevitable' MRV schemes at EU and IMO level.
  • August bunker sales fell in Singapore
    Volumes down year-on-year and month-on-month.
  • Asian bunker prices lacking direction
    Meanwhile, offices in Tokyo Bay remained closed for a public holiday.
  • NOT opens Singapore office
    Says presence in Singapore will be key driver for continued expansion through Asia.
  • Trinidad and Tobago should develop bunkering sector
    Caribbean nation needs to stay regionally competitive.
  • Dynamic Oil Trading appoints Dubai operation head
    New regional office head has over 20 years of international bunkering experience, says firm.
  • Bunker suppliers to appeal bunkering ban
    Russian suppliers' group says bunkering at berth only ruling represents a 'considerable limitation of competition'.
  • LR: Sail propulsion a fuel-saving proposition
    Concept could provide more than 50% of propulsive thrust for a vessel.
  • Black Sea ports included in bunkering rule change
    Tankers no longer allowed to bunker at offshore anchorages.

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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
SAILING LIST
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
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 Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
››› File
Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
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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