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13 July 2024 - Year XXVIII
Independent journal on economy and transport policy
15:03 GMT+2
February 19, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • Hong Kong off O.7pc in January to 1.9 million TEU, Singapore up 5.8pc
  • Maersk moves reefer box making to Chile - where they are most needed
  • Mexican WTO hopeful: US private sector must press US to move Doha
  • United Nations agency rules speed seafarers' fitness website to launch
  • India insists on anti-piracy CCTV for Indian-flagged vessels by July
  • Singapore exports expected to rise 3.3pc, late Lunar New Year helped
  • TT Club sees more supply chain risk, liability, taken on by forwarders
  • Logistics software maker Catapult International to open in Hong Kong
  • Myanmar MOL wins permanent business licence to open office in Burma
  • Savannah off 1.1pc to 1.45 million TEU as box tonnage increases 4.1pc
  • FedEx reportedly cuts 20 VPs and MDs as air gives way to ground
  • Industry doubts arise whether Carglux and HNA would be a good fit
  • Philippines 2012 air cargo volumes up 9pc, outpacing 6.5pc rise in GDP
  • Turkish Airlines to take 49pc in projected airline named Niger Airways

Exim Indiaweb site
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
  • BTL commences Karaikal-Colombo feeder service
  • Conquest 2013 Conference & Northern India Multimodal Logistics Awards hold the industry s complete attention on Feb. 13
  • Multimodal Logistics Awards 2013
  • Basmati exports may fall due to high domestic price
  • DP World takes steps to clear backlog at Vallarpadam ICTT
  • KPT adjudged Sea Port of the Year for Non-Containerised Cargo
  • Incentives may boost exports in future: Commerce Secy
  • Supreme Court stays Gujarat High Court order on Mundra SEZ
  • Uptrend in exports may continue on positive US economy: Fieo
  • Quick Take
  • Veterans National Badminton Championship commencing tomorrow
  • Korean PPG member successfully transports crane barges to Hong Kong
  • Multitrade Spain awarded metro car movement to Panama
  • Wijngaard Natie Logistics NV appointed CEE member in Antwerp

Marine Logweb site
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
  • Aker Philadelphia in product tanker agreement
  • Court gives approval to huge Swedish offshore wind farm
  • Emma Maersk towed from Egyptian port

World Wide Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
  • Vancouver USA Port Commission Oks agreements with BHP Billiton
  • Corps to begin rebuild work on Coos Bay navigation markers
  • Port of Everett calling for historic Everett Waterfront info
  • Port Metro Vancouver releases year-end numbers for 2012
  • Washington Governor taps Danner to chair utilities/transport commission

Lloyd's Listweb site
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
  • Environmental Ship Index attracts growing interest among ports
    Backing for cleaner shipping boosted by concern over emissions affecting local people's health when a vessel calls
  • Wärtsilä boosts its R&D budget with $67m loan
    Funds will help in development of new range of engines
  • Lifeboat safety probe will focus on release hooks
    Ahead of the investigation into the Thomson Majesty deaths, experts tell Lloyd's List about their crew safety concerns
  • Aker Philadelphia hints at order for up to four more Jones Act product tankers
    Popular line of vessels could build on earlier deliveries to OSG and Crowley
  • Thomson Majesty deaths raise crew issues
    Probe may focus on deployment of seafarers during lifeboat drills
  • Evacuation options are all at sea
    Lifeboats may offer little more than a security blanket, says expert
  • Poor design?
    Tests will show whether Emma Maersk engine flood was accidental or due to a structure flaw
  • Unsure shores
    Being forced to apply for visas can make life difficult for seafarers
  • Dilution only makes everything weaker
    Measures outlined in the Marine Navigational Bill have worrying implications for safety
  • Insurance tax could bankrupt 1,000 KG ships
    Insolvent owners would queue outside courts, says Hansa Treuhand boss
  • Greater insurer competition driving down K&R rates
    New ideas being touted for West Africa, says Willis
  • ISF urges an end to the impasse on seafarers' right to shore leave
    Port states that demand visas must let crew apply on arrival
  • Emma Maersk is towed to Palermo for repairs
    Fincantieri will pump 13,000 cu m of seawater from flooded engineroom
  • Crew kidnapped from service vessel in new West Africa attack
    Intelligence companies debate K&R and oil theft
  • LPG carrier owner loses $400,000 per month after court seizes vessel
    Norgas Cathinka held 'hostage' in Indonesia since September, IM Skaugen claims
  • China sees slower growth in coastal dry bulk shipping capacity
    Segment outstripped by tanker expansion, says transport ministry
  • LA and Long Beach post 5% rise in throughput
    Los Angeles posts fall in annual liftings of 4% but Long Beach sees near 18% rise
  • IFC eyes larger presence in ship and port financing
    World Bank's private sector funding arm could back merchant vessels
  • No Brics have opted out of Marpol Annex VI
    The IMO has yet to hear from any country planning to apply an EEDI waiver

Fairplayweb site
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
  • Suez office evacuated, but canal's normal
    PORT SAID protesters demonstrated again today after laying siege to the port authority headquarters over the weekend, but the Suez Canal was reported today to be operating normally
  • Unrest hurts Suez traffic
    TRAFFIC through the Suez Canal reportedly dropped 16% last month, compared with transits of January 2012
  • EU transport cuts assailed
    EUROPE'S transport industry has called deep cuts in its part of the EU budget a "missed opportunity"
  • K+N launches reefer LCL
    LOGISTICS giant Kuehne + Nagel is breaking new ground in reefer ocean freight, with the launch of less-than-container load reefer services
  • Growth slows for China's coastal drybulkers
    CHINA'S drybulker fleet on coastal trades increased 15.2% year on year to 49.4M dwt at the end of 2012, Beijing said today
  • Bharati falls to losses
    BHARATI Shipyard said today it fell to losses of 1.33Bn rupees ($25M) in its October-December quarter of 2012

The Journal of Commerceweb site
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
  • UK Leans Toward Royal Mail IPO
    An initial public offering of Royal Mail within the coming year is emerging as the most likely path to the long-stalled privatization of the U.K.'s state-owned postal operator. The current strength of stock markets is increasing the attractions of an IPO, the business minister said. "There are certain advantages in an...
  • Damaged Emma Maersk Headed to Sicily Repair Yard
    The Emma Maersk, the world's largest container ship, is being towed by tug to a ship repair yard in Sicily after its engine room flooded during an accident as it was about to transit the Suez Canal en route to Europe at the beginning of February. The vessel, capable of carrying...
  • WCI: Backhaul Rates Ease Slightly
    Backhaul east-west container rates slipped last week in the Europe-to-Asia and trans-Pacific westbound lanes after racking up strong gains in both lanes the week before, according to the latest release of the World Container Index. World Container Index Rates to ShanghaiSource: WCI For a larger version of the chart, click on the...
  • India's Trade Deficit Expands
    India's trade deficit from April 2012 to January 2013 was $167.2 billion, expanding from last year's deficit of $154.9 billion during the same period in the previous year. The value of exports from April to January was $239.7 billion, falling 5 percent from $251.9 billion during the same period from 2011...
  • CMA CGM to Hike Asia Rates
    CMA CGM will hike rates on its trade from northern Europe to India and Pakistan, effective March 3. The increase will be $150 per 20-foot dry container and $200 per 40-foot dry container. Effective March 15, the ocean carrier will hike rates from all Asian ports to the east and west Mediterranean...
  • China Logistics Expects China-South America Volume to Double
    China Logistics Group expects shipping volume on its South American route out of Shanghai to double in 2013. The international freight forwarder and logistics management company began offering freight forwarding services from China to destinations in South America in March 2012. Freight forwarding services to Brazil and Argentina out of Shanghai...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
  • Chinese economy hits recovery mode
    If the gloomier prognoses of such heavyweight commentators as Nouriel Roubini, George Soros, Jim Chanos and George Magnus had been borne out, China would even now ...
  • Emma Maersk is towed to Palermo for repairs
    The giant containership "Emma" ...
  • Cameron in UK - India trade drive
    The UK's prime minister, David Cameron said that the UK could 'forge one of the great partnerships of the 21st Century with India' as he arrived in Mumbai today for ...
  • DSV buys Seatainers
    Danish logistics operator DSV has signed an agreement to acquire specialist project logistics compatriot company Seatainers Group.The services portfolio of Seatainers ...
  • Gulftainer post 24% increase
    Sharjah, UAE-based Gulftainer Company saw a 24% increase in trade volumes in 2012, compared with the year earlier, led by a massive 28% growth at its Khorfakkan ...
  • US shippers still have east coast concerns
    A large US clothing retailer contact of New York-based analyst Scott Group and Ed Wolfe is continuing to divert its imports via Los Angeles and Long Beach until ...

TradeWindsweb site
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
  • STX takes Target ship
    Greek owner Target Marine has secured period work for one of its two supramax bulkers at a reduced rate.
  • Young Brothers flat
    US liner company Young Brothers has posted stable cargo volumes in 2012, but it said the fourth quarter was stronger.
  • Stolt buys a double
    Stolt-Nielsen has laid down over $50m to buy two tankers it has previously had on charter, brokers say.
  • GOL doubles up
    India's GOL Offshore has posted a big jump in earnings in the third quarter.
  • Billion dollar Bumi
    Malaysia's Bumi Armada has confirmed a second major contract with India's ONGC that could be worth over $1bn.
  • ALG profit sinks
    All Leisure Group squeezed a narrow profit in fiscal 2012 despite losses from its cruise ship division.
  • Varun paying its dues
    India's Varun Shipping says it is on the path to recovery after a number of vessel arrests in the last few months.
  • Papal appointment
    The chairman of German shipbuilder and repair outfit Blohm + Voss has been appointed the next head of the Vatican Bank.
  • Crew fraud thwarted
    German police have prevented the entry into the country of 25 Ghanaians posing as seafarers.
  • Cido boss jailed
    Cido Shipping boss Kwon Hyuk has been sent to prison for four years and hit with a fine of more than $200m after being convicted of tax evasion.
  • MBC orders supramax
    Malaysian Bulk Carriers (MBC) is heading to Japan for a supramax bulker newbuilding.
  • Fredriksen's forgotten millions
    Focus within John Fredriksen's shipping empire may have shifted to Frontline 2012 but the Norwegian magnate still has a valuable investment in the original Frontline.
  • Polarcus calls in V.Ships
    Polarcus has turned to V.Ships to help with the crewing of a seismic vessel operating off turkey.
  • DSME bags Statoil job
    Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has bagged a deal with Norwegian energy company Statoil to provide topsides for a North Sea production platform.
  • Strike delayed
    Bangladeshi shipowners have halted strike action over a lack of state help for coastal shipping.
  • Palmali eyes IPO
    Turkish tanker owner Palmali has revived talk of an IPO, with a listing planned in New York or London.
  • Siem taunts 'predators'
    Reefer owner Siem Shipping has cut back on the red ink staining its balance sheet in the final quarter of 2012.
  • Double trouble
    A Russian tanker has suffered its second engine failure in the space of two weeks in the Sea of Japan.
  • Atlantska heads into red
    Croatia's Atlantska Plovidba has revealed a loss for 2012 as costs beat revenue.
  • SHI confirms box bonanza
    Samsung Heavy Industries has confirmed a giant containership order from Compania Sud Americana de Vapores (CSAV).
  • Suez sees drop off
    The Suez Canal has seen revenues for January fall by over 9% on the back of the political upheavals in the country.
  • Uljanik loss jumps
    Croatian owner Uljanik Plovidba has posted a bigger loss for 2012 despite rising revenue.
  • Four for Aker Phil
    Aker Philadelphia Shipyard of the US has lined up a deal to build up to four products tankers.
  • Hoegh ATM?
    Hoegh LNG may have disappointed the market with its fourth quarter results on Friday but analysts are confident about the Oslo-listed owner's progress.
  • OSS bulker sinks
    One crewman has died and another 14 are missing after a Singapore-owned bulker sank off the Philippines.
  • IMS to focus on gas
    IM Skaugen looks set to jettison its China and SPT operations as it looks to focus on gas transportation activities.
  • Ezion adds to backlog
    Ezion Holdings has won a further liftboat charter contract this time from a South Asian based national oil company.
  • Vroon seals AHTS loan
    Vroon has secured a $41m loan from Standard Chartered Bank to go towards investment in the offshore sector.
  • Skaugen slams Indonesia
    IM Skaugen has publically criticised Indonesian authorities over the fatal collision between a ferry and one of its ships last year.
  • Emma leaves Suez
    A Maersk Line containership that suffered a flooded engine room in the Suez Canal has left the Egyptian port under tow.

American Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
  • FedEx unveils shipping consolidation tool
  • Airbus unloads lithium batteries
  • Drewry Air Freight Index - January rates slip
  • Portland approves assistance to terminal operator
    Port commissioners last week voted to give up to $3.7 million in rent rebates ($308,333 per month) to ICTSI Oregon, the manager of its main container facility, because of reduced productivity linked to an ongoing labor dispute.
  • TNT looks to brighter 2013
    Fourth-quarter results presented further disappointment for the express carrier, showing a 0.5-percent, year-over-year, decline in revenue to 1.86 billion euros, coupled with an operating income loss of 71 million euros.
  • Call for U.S. action on Rotterdam Rules
    The NIT League, World Shipping Council, and Maritime Law Association of the United States are calling on the State Department to review and approve the international maritime cargo liability convention.
  • Liner carriers hike transatlantic rates
  • Emma Maersk towed to Palermo for repair
    The Danish liner carrier said alternative arrangements for the loaded boxes on the ship were made whereby sensitive cargo was put on board vessels in its existing network shortly after the incident.
  • New fog rule in San Francisco Bay
  • Maersk speeds up Masiika Express, drops Sharjah
  • CSX scratches speed increase through Indiana city
  • CenterPoint buys massive N.J. DC
  • Port Logistics Group, TAGSYS partner on RFID
  • Maritime Hall of Fame honorees announced

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
  • OW Bunker launches second supply vessel in North America
    Vessel will be operating in international waters off both the Texas and Louisiana coastlines.
  • Prices show mix trends in Fujairah
    Prices rising in South Africa.
  • Bunker prices soften across Europe
    Moderate activity recorded in Gibraltar.
  • Asian fuel oil market has 'surplus' of low viscosity material
    Traders point to inflows of straight-run Iranian product.
  • New Algeciras oil storage terminal on track for Q1 opening
    'They are testing the terminal now,' says industry source.
  • Bunker delivery note 'best for CO2 data', say shipowners
    And flag states should be relevant authority for CO2 data collection.
  • Shipyards competing on fuel-efficient designs
    'Ship owner's focus in asking for tenders was on how environment-friendly the ships would be.'
  • Off-spec bunkers have low flash point
    DNVPS issues bunker alert on samples taken in Russian port.
  • Bunker prices falling in Asia
    Singapore's price of benchmark 380 cSt bunker fuel fell $2.00 to average $658.50 pmt.
  • Vinashinlines left to go bankrupt
    Parent company to close weakest subsidiaries.
  • Bulk carrier sinks resulting in loss of life
    Philippine Coast Guard checking for any possible oil spill.
  • Shipowners want 'pragmatic solutions'
    'This is not always about the letter of the law,' says maritime law firm.
  • Environmentalists claim bunker spill in Antarctic waters
    Crew members claim they 'saw and smelt' oil being washed into the sea during refuelling operations.
  • Tanker earnings now 'zero', says Braemar
    Oversupply of vessels and high bunker costs are factors resulting in low earnings.
  • NZ company plans to boost biodiesel production
    Green Fuels NZ is aiming to reduce carbon, sulphur and other tailpipe emissions in marine diesel engine applications.
  • South China fuel oil imports to fall in February
    First fuel oil imports expected from the United States.
  • Bapco 'likely' to raise gasoil premiums further
    In Q1, company sold gasoil at a premium of $3.00 per barrel above Middle East quotes.
  • Are We Prepared?
    Infrastructure currently in place to support widespread adoption of LNG is still in its infancy.

FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
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
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
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
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
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
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
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
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
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
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
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
"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
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
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.
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
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
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
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
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
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
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%
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
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
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
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
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
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
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.
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%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
US Secretary to the Navy enthusiastic about the acquisition of Philly Shipyard by Hanwha
US Secretary to the Navy enthusiastic about the acquisition of Philly Shipyard by Hanwha
He is the first Korean shipbuilder to land on American shores and-he specified-I am sure it will not be the last
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
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.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
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
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
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
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%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
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
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
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
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
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
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
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
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
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In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
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
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
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
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
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
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
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
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
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
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
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
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
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
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
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
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in 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.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
››› File
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
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
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
They rise to 88 the companies associated with Assiterminal
Membership of seven new companies
Brothers Cosulich acquired the genovese Slavetti Enzo
It operates in the field of production and sales of hardware products for the shipbuilding and nautical industry
Likely sinking of the renaissance Tutor attacked by the Houthis
Signaled the sighting at sea of debris and hydrocarbon chiaths
EU Council agrees to its position on new regulation on the European Maritime Safety Agency
Also adopted the general approach on the regulation on the use of the capacity of the railway infrastructure
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