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September 18, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • Danske Bank sacks ex-Maersk chief Kolding, 'lacks banking background'
  • LA August volume increases 0.4pc to 709,675 TEU, but imports fall 1.1pc
  • Asian Shippers Council quits Global Shippers Forum for diluting its vote
  • Shagang Shipping releases busted Chinese cruise ship after HNA pays up
  • MSC first to set 14,000-TEUers on transpacific, in joint CMA CGM loop
  • ICTSI reschedules US$178 million debt, extends bond maturity to 2025
  • Savannah annual volume slips from 2.98 million TEU to 2.94 million TEU
  • UN's IMO 'best placed to coordinate' socially-sensitive shipping system
  • Thamesport first to fall in port shakeup, victim of economies of scale
  • US$653 million Xuzhou-Prologis logistics park starts construction
  • Nautical Institute issues handbook on how to cope with pirates
  • SAECS members to merge loop into Med Shuttle/225 with bigger ships
  • OECD study says port throughput brings local and national prosperity
  • Canadian probe finds crude on Megantic train more flammable than labelled
  • Lethal risk of enclosed spaces requires attention, says Nautical Institute
  • China Southern flies 3 tonnes of hairy crabs for Mid-Autumn Festival
  • Saudia Cargo boosts capacity in Asia, Europe, Africa to meet demand
  • ACLA 2013 conference to look at growing e-commerce driven logistics

Exim Indiaweb site
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
  • Asia-Europe spot rate sees sharp decline
  • DHL Global Forwarding announces appointment of new CEO in India
  • Handling dangerous goods improperly can be very dangerous indeed
  • Maiden vessel of OEL Singapore's IPS service calls at AMCT
  • Top corporates grace U M Khona & Co.'s Platinum Jubilee celebration
  • Bumper crop set to boost soyameal exports
  • Exports to cross 20 mkg this year, says Tea Board chief
  • Environment clearance not necessary for highway widening up to 100 km
  • MACCIA export-related seminar in Pune on Sept. 23, 24
  • WTO cuts global growth forecast

International Transport Journalweb site
  • Canada to reduce locomotive emissions
  • Long Beach: cargo volume in August hits six-year high
  • Roadrunner snaps up G.W. Palmer Logistics
  • Bombardier's CSeries aircraft completes first flight
  • One in five inspected commercial vehicles unsuitable
  • ICTSI successfully concludes bond exchange
  • Navis collaborating with M&M in Turkey
  • United Wagon and Wabtec sign JV agreement
  • Geodis Wilson welcomes new CFO
  • Central Asian carrier returns to Volgograd
  • ITF urges action over container weights
  • Heavy hydro-power equipment hauled from China to Turkey
  • IRHA calls for action on alleged illegal haulage
  • Global care for IT
  • Ein Koloss auf Reisen
  • Tarros befährt neue Gewässer
  • Turkish Airlines increases Algiers service
  • Aipa elects new president

Marine Logweb site
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
  • Brazilian submarine construction program moves ahead
  • China picks Wärtsilä propulsion for ocean rescue vessels
  • Eastern Shipbuilding signs FORAN agreement with SENER
  • Costa Concordia wreck is upright

World Wide Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
  • Senators deliver new bill establishing maritime user fee
  • Port of Olympia changing commission meeting location
  • US international trade board releases trade changes analysis
  • Port of Kalama seeking dredge project sealed bids
  • Military Sealift Command boss relieves hospital ship captain

Lloyd's Listweb site
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
  • Magic pipe not guilty verdict 'gives hope' to shipping firms, says lawyer
    Owners and operators of panamax bulker are cleared but chief engineer is convicted
  • August brings mixed fortunes for California box ports
    Long Beach reports volume surge as Los Angeles monthly growth stagnates
  • The pros and cons of black box underwriting
    Underwriters must embrace technology to remain relevant, but at what cost?
  • Marine hull market is a laughing stock, says Townsend
    The industry has only itself to blame for Groundhog Day pattern of losses
  • UK detains three ships in August
    Coastguard says port state control inspectors now hold six vessels
  • Seaspan reveals buy-back plan
    Directors authorise cash-funded share repurchase
  • Antwerp plans 2015 LNG bunkering launch
    Port develops alternative fuel provision through a strategic alliance with Exmar
  • Cargo insurers must work more closely with surveyors
    Co-operation will offset failings in disaster planning, Volante tells IUMI
  • Property insurers highlight the benefits of modelling static exposures
    Hurricane Sandy wiped out all the marine premium collected last year
  • Improved capacity outlook brings good news for capesize rates
    At least one analyst expects rally to continue into second quarter
  • Neptune Pacific Line takes stake in Samoan carrier
    Pacific island specialists will serve 12 regional markets
  • We want information-sharing, ReCapt tells insurers
    Hull underwriters need to collaborate on major losses and minor incidents, says Storvik
  • West African piracy could hit cargo market as hard as those in Somalia
    Shipowners and charterers need to work together to assess ships' vulnerability
  • Salvage teams winch Costa Concordia upright
    Ship is half-submerged on a platform after 19-hour parbuckling operation
  • STX Finland to close Rauma shipyard to cut costs
    Work will halt next year as shipbuilder consolidates at Turku amid heavy job cuts
  • STX O&S creditors ponder $1.5bn in cancellations
    Talks continue over proposal to terminate contracts for 10 ships and an offshore vessel
  • First Ship Lease reports another default on charterparty contracts
    Italy's OMNI unable to honour agreements for Stella Eltanin and Stella Fomalhaut
  • Kexim forecasts accelerated growth in orders for South Korean yards
    Policy bank revises up its estimate of yearly orders to $36bn

Fairplayweb site
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
  • PERTAMINA confirms plans to buy 19 tankers
    INDONESIA's energy giant PERTAMINA confirmed to Fairplay today it plans to buy 19 tankers in line with long-term efforts to renew its ageing fleet
  • Odfjell raises $90M in bonds
    ODFJELL, the chemical carrier and tank terminals group, has sold 500M kroner ($90M) in bonds
  • Teekay: China will need VLCC newbuildings
    CHINA, expected to account for the most growth in crude imports in coming years, will need to have more VLCCs built, Teekay Tankers said today
  • Drewry: box rate rise will not last
    BOX RATES staged their second consecutive monthly increase in August, but it will not last, a report warned today
  • Record US sentence sought as deterrence
    SEEKING to deter future collusion, US prosecutors have asked that former Sea Star president Frank Peake be imprisoned for 87 months for his role in the 2003-8 Puerto Rico price-fixing conspiracy, court filings revealed
  • Newbuilding orders rise 86%
    NEWBUILDING orders rose 86% year on year in August, as 179 ships of 11.2M dwt were ordered, up from 96 ships in the same month last year
  • Long Beach boxes surge 19%
    IMPORTS at Long Beach jumped 19% year on year in August, helping the port achieve its busiest month in six years
  • Ezra issues S$25M in notes
    SINGAPORE's Ezra Holdings said today it has issued S$25M ($19.82M) in fixed-rate notes toward its general working capital
  • GCL sells its HK bulker operating unit
    CHINA's GCL has sold its subsidiary Grand China Shipping Hong Kong for $1 to a company unconnected with GCL, a company spokesman told Fairplay
  • China's coal imports climbed 27% in August
    CHINA's coal imports rose 27% year on year to 26M tonnes in August, customs statistics showed today
  • X-Press stays its course
    X-PRESS Feeders told Fairplay today it plans to continue to operate mainly chartered-in vessels, despite its recent purchases of secondhand feeder ships
  • Northport warns of lacklustre box movements
    MALAYSIA'S largest port operator Northport Malaysia told Fairplay today box throughput this year would be slower than in 2012 because of STX Pan Ocean's exit, among other factors
  • Nam Cheong keeps 'buy'
    DMG & PARTNERS has maintained a 'buy' rating for Malaysia's largest OSV builder Nam Cheong, amid a strong orderbook, consistent profitability and solid project prospects
  • Japan coal use hits record
    JAPANESE power utilities consumed 5.7M tonnes of coal in August, a monthly high
  • Japanese order growth ends
    JAPANESE shipbuilders suffered a year-on-year drop in order wins for August, halting five months of continual year-on-year growth

The Journal of Commerceweb site
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
  • Werner Enterprises Downgrades 3Q Expectations
    Werner Enterprises has announced that it expects its earnings per diluted share for the third quarter to be in the range of 27 cents to 30 cents, down from its earlier projection of 36 cents. Financial services firm Stifel Nicolaus said Werner's "disappointing" results were surprising, and prior to this announcement...
  • Flooding Subsiding in Colorado, But Revving Up in Mexico
    @ColoradoDOT tweeted a photo of the bridge at 95th Street over Coal Creek in Louisville, Colo., that collapsed.Although flooding in Colorado is winding down as heavy rains have begun subsiding, Mexico has declared a state of emergency after being battered by storms from both the Gulf of Mexico and the...
  • Port of Charleston's Container Volume Hits Highest Level Since October 2008
    Port of Charleston's TEU throughput in the last 12 months. Full-size image The South Carolina Ports Authority handled 144,649 20-foot-equivalent units in August, an increase of 5.6 percent year-over-year and the highest monthly volume since October 2008. The gain helped drive a 4.5 percent increase in container volume since the beginning of fiscal...
  • OIA Global Acquires Bellville International
    OIA Global has purchased majority control of Bellville International, a provider of freight forwarding and logistics services headquartered in London. Bellville International is the holding company for Bellville Rodair International in Europe, the United States, China and Brazil. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. "This acquisition is very strategic...
  • Jones Joins Ryder as Senior VP, Chief Marketing Officer
    Karen Jones has joined Ryder System as senior vice president and chief marketing officer, reporting to Chairman and CEO Robert Sanchez. In this newly created role on Ryder's leadership team, Jones is responsible for leading both the Fleet Management Solutions and Supply Chain Solutions marketing departments and integrating the management of...
  • Finnair Ends Mumbai Freighter Service
    Finnair Cargo will offer additional capacity between Helsinki and Madrid in September and October by deploying A330s on the flights.Finnair Cargo is dropping its weekly freighter service to and from Mumbai after nearly two years. The last round trip for the Helsinki-Mumbai-Helsinki freighter was the flight that departed Sept. 16 from...
  • LA-LB Container Volume Rose 7.2 Percent in August
    TEU throughput of Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles in the last 12 months. Full-size image The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex's total container volume in August was 1.34 million 20-foot-equivalent units, rising 7.2 percent from 1.25 million TEUs in August 2012. Loaded containers moving through the nation's largest port complex increased...
  • Lofty Goals, Little Action
    In too many cases, we've seen government representatives state laudable goals in laws while doing little or, in some cases, working against those goals from being achieved. This unfortunately appears to be the case with the federal transportation reauthorization act, known as MAP-21, when it comes to freight policy. In...
  • Weights and Balances - or Not
    The director of the upcoming Robert Redford film "All Is Lost" didn't invent the idea that a sailboat could hit a drifting shipping container at sea. In the film, to be released Oct. 18, such an accident precipitates a dramatic life-and-death struggle when the damaged yacht with its navigation systems...
  • US Diesel Prices Dip From Five-Month High
    U.S. diesel prices through September 16, 2013 Full-size image U.S. diesel prices inched down as of Sept. 16, following an 8.5 cent jump in the weeks before that brought the average to its highest level since April 1, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The national average price is $3.974, down 0.2...
  • US Containerized Footwear Imports Climb for Second Straight Quarter
    Containers of footwear imports through U.S. ports experienced a second consecutive quarter of year-over-year volume growth in the second quarter of 2013, jumping 18.2 percent. Prior to first quarter 2013, footwear import volume declined for six quarters straight. "After two bad years, 2013 appears to be the year of recovery for...
  • Luxembourg in Talks to Sell Cargolux Stake
    The government of Luxembourg is negotiating with Chinese investors over the sale of its stake in Cargolux, Europe's largest all-cargo airline. Officials from Henan province and its investment arm, Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Co., visited Luxembourg's airport and Cargolux's offices on Sept. 16. The government of the Grand Duchy...
  • Mitchell 1 Awards 2013 SuperTech Grand Champion
    Pittsburgh, PA (September 16, 2013) - Mitchell 1 has awarded Mark McLean Jr. of Fed Ex Freight, the Grand Champion of TMC's SuperTech 2013 National Technician Skills Competition, a subscription that will allow him to access one of Mitchell 1's online service information products for Class 4-8 trucks for a full year....
  • China office for London's Baltic Exchange
    London headquartered bulk shipping exchange, the Baltic Exchange has today (17 September 2013) opened a new office in Shanghai. The exchange, whose members comprise the world's leading shipping, chartering and broking companies, provides data on the cost of moving bulk commodities such as iron ore, coal and oil by sea. The...
  • Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd wins 'Port Operator of the year' for Health, Safety and Quality
    Mumbai September 17, 2013: APM Terminals operated Gujarat Pipavav Port (APM Terminals Pipavav), one of Western India's fastest growing gateway ports won the "Port Operator of the year' for maintaining highest standards of Health, Safety and Quality" by - The Maritime and Logistics Award (MALA) organized by EXIM India. Thanking MALA...
  • BBC ICELAND Helps in Syrian Refugees Rescue Operation
    The global provider of multipurpose and heavy lift shipping services, German based BBC Chartering reports its vessel BBC ICELAND assisted a rescue operation where more than 300 Syrian refugees were found floating in fishing boats off the Italian-Sicilian coast on September 13. Due to its proximity to the scene, the BBC...
  • MSC to Challenge Maersk Line as Top Carrier
    Mediterranean Shipping Co. will challenge Maersk Line as the world's biggest ocean carrier over the coming four years, as it boasts the biggest order book for new vessels, according to industry analyst Alphaliner. With new orders totalling 572,000 20-foot-equivalent units since 2009, Swiss-based MSC will narrow the gap with Maersk Line...
  • Teamsters' Umbrella: From Truckers to Zookeepers
    What do flight simulator technicians, hearse drivers, cheese cooks and yogurt processors, locomotive engineers and graphic artists have in common with truck drivers? Depending on whom they work for, they all may be Teamsters. "I always say the Teamsters union is A to Z, airline pilots to zookeepers," Teamsters General President...
  • Teamsters Union Takes New Tack on Drayage Carriers
    When long-haul and local truck drivers at Toll Global Forwarding's Cartaret, N.J., location voted this summer in favor of representation by the Teamsters, it was the union's latest successful bid to organize workers on the waterfront. A month later, the union's primary vehicle to organize owner-operator drayage carriers first in Los...
  • The Road to Drayage Driver Independence
    In a 2003 interview with The Journal of Commerce, Teamsters President James P. Hoffa was asked why harbor truck drivers in the U.S. were at the bottom of the transportation industry food chain. "The short answer is truck deregulation," Hoffa said. Prior to federal deregulation of the trucking industry in 1980,...

TradeWindsweb site
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
  • Owners top up
    Goldenport's backer the Dragnis family has invested over $800,000 to boost its holding in the shipowner.
  • OMNI in Singapore filing
    OMNI Ships' double charter default with First Ship Lease comes with the Italian owner under court protection in Singapore.
  • AHTS rates soar
    Statoil has paid NOK 1.25m ($212,000) per day for a Farstad anchor-handler (AHTS) in a tight North Sea spot market.
  • Odfjell sells out
    Norway's Odfjell has completed a NOK 500m ($84.74m) bond sale in Oslo - and could have sold substantially more.
  • Kuwait: no Hormuz bypass
    Kuwait has dropped plans to build a crude export pipeline that would bypass Iranian shipping lanes in the Strait of Hormuz.
  • STX exile rides wave
    Star Bulk Carriers has taken advantage of a three-year high in capesize spot rates to fix a ship dropped by STX Pan Ocean on a fresh period contract.
  • WSF officers suspended
    Washington State Ferries (WSF) has taken a captain and second mate off duty following a collision with a sailboat.
  • Dorian begins at buy
    Fearnley Securities has initiated coverage of Dorian LPG with a buy rating on the newcomer to Oslo's over the counter market.
  • Three held in UK
    UK port state inspectors detained three vessels during August, including a Suardiaz ro-ro with deck cracking.
  • Stream swoops for five
    Norway's Stream Tankers has ordered up to five chemical tanker newbuildings in Japan.
  • RCCL axes 100 staff
    Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCCL) is laying off about 100 shore staff to increase efficiency.
  • Default a drag for FSL
    First Ship Lease shares slammed into reverse today following the latest charter defaults to hit the owner.
  • Harbor Star scales back
    Philippines tug and salvage group Harbor Star Shipping Services has knocked nearly 24% off the maximum share price for its imminent Manila IPO.
  • China packs a punch
    Chinese shipbuilders have this year captured a record share of large containership newbuilding orders, Clarksons says.
  • U-Ming funds trio
    Taiwan's U-Ming has clinched a new loan to finance three bulkers at Oshima Shipbuilding.
  • Senator out of its Shell
    Farstad Shipping has found period employment in Brazil for one of its newest spot-trading anchor-handlers.
  • Sterling sets sail
    New sale & purchase broking outfit Sterling Shipping Services has been launched in London.
  • Concordia reaches "degree zero"
    The battered cruiseship Costa Concordia is fully upright after a mammoth salvage operation was completed successfully in the early hours of Tuesday.
  • Matson pays for mess
    Hawaii container line Matson Navigation will cover the full costs of cleaning up a spill of molasses in Honolulu.
  • Exmar in Antwerp tie up
    Exmar has been named as strategic partner to Antwerp Port Authority as it looks to establish an LNG bunkering facility.
  • BFC buys veteran
    Russia's Baltic Fuel Company (BFC) has bought a 1964-built ship for bunkering operations.
  • Zim ship reaches UK
    A Zim Lines containership has made its first port call since it suffered a blaze last month.
  • Ezra in fund raiser
    Ezra Holdings has bolstered its finances following a successful bond issue, the company confirmed Tuesday.

American Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
  • Washington senators introduce bill to fight cargo diversion
    The so-called "Maritime Goods Movement Act for the 21st Century" was developed to eliminate incentives for shippers to bypass U.S. ports and move their goods through Canada and Mexico ports instead.
  • Shippers voice concerns over mega-ships, mega-alliances
  • Former Maersk Line head Kolding ousted at Danske Bank
    Eivind Kolding became renowned in the container shipping industry, not just for heading the biggest single operator between 2006 and 2011, but for unveiling a bold set of directives aimed at improving customer service.
  • August containerized imports hit near-high for 2013
  • U.S. Commerce, AmCham Shanghai sign agreement
  • Washington Notebook: VP Biden makes infrastructure pitch at SE ports
  • Long Beach container surge continues in August
    The port's total volume surged 13.4 percent to 630,292 TEUs for the month, the highest total since October 2007, compared to the Port of Los Angeles, which saw total volume rise 0.4 percent in August to 709,676 TEUs.
  • Worries over EU air cargo security rules implementation
    The International Air Cargo Association said the new regulations, which take effect on July 1, 2014, fall outside industry goals of "a common, unified approach to global security standards."
  • Matson pledges to pay for molasses spill

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
  • European prices show a mixed trend
    Rotterdam: Congestion at loading installations reported.
  • Bunker prices show little movement
    Good avails in South Africa.
  • Spain renews warning of legal action over Gibraltar
    Bunker sector's floating-storage 'violates environmental law'.
  • Report: Kuwait drops pipeline bypass plan
    Plan to circumvent Hormuz Strait too costly.
  • Supplier to boost operations at Ceyhan
    Socar Marine to offer IFO blends and MGO.
  • Gothenburg terminal 'must find savings'
    DFDS boss says terminal should face 'new reality'.
  • Shell in new move to expand LNG bunkering
    MoU is part of the Dubai Maritime Green Initiative.
  • Exmar wins bid for LNG bunker tanker
    Exmar to help Antwerp promote LNG as marine fuel.
  • Bunker prices softening ahead of Asian holidays
    Offices in Busan will be closed from Wednesday to Friday.
  • Baltic Fuel buys river-sea class vessel
    Vessel to be used in bunkering operations
  • Florida-based firm installs sulphur testing equipment
    Technology allows for same day results on sulphur content in fuel.
  • IMO 'avoiding debate' about CO2 targets
    Shipping industry fears unrealistic targets and questions what very high demands on efficiency improvements would achieve.
  • Gunvor secures $675 million loan for Ust-Luga terminal
    Credit facility will allow for 'optimally leveraged' terminal, says Corporate Finance Director.
  • EU should help pay to install scrubbers
    Issue of ECA compliance after 2015 remains 'completely unresolved', says CEO.
  • Fuel efficiency software gets upgrade
    Fuel consumption calculator added to software among other upgrades.
  • Bunker surcharges should be falling faster, says analyst
    Fuel efficiency increasing with bigger vessels.

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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
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
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ForwardersShip Suppliers
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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 "
››› 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
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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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