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September 19, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • Shippers ask why high bunker surcharges if ships are so fuel-efficient
  • MSC Long Beach shift flattens LA as LB cargo rises 13pc to 6-year high
  • MOL Comfort sinking insurers face US$300 million - $400 million claims
  • Evergreen takes in 13,800-TEU Thalassa Hellas, its biggest ever box ship
  • Loss-making CSCL to auction off its 55pc stake in Jiangsu box terminal
  • MOL takes third 14,000 TEUer on APL charter for G6 Asia-Europe Loop 7
  • China, Germany hunt for backhaul freight for Sino-European railway
  • World Shipping Council: IMO must approve mandatory container weigh-ins
  • STX Pan Ocean runs two loops, sells short sea slots, despite bankruptcy
  • Bid to save Air France/KLM market share as unions urge competition limits
  • AT&T's Mobility Solutions to help steer Air China to improve efficiency
  • DHL launches DHL Interactive upgrade to manage air freight shipments

Exim Indiaweb site
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
  • Cargo surge, rate increases seen for shipments leaving mainland China ahead of Oct. first week shutdown
  • DNV GL merger approved
  • Impact of any Suez Canal disruption can be minimised by speeding up around the Cape of Good Hope, says Drewry
  • India appeals IOMOU to review detention of Desh Shanti by Iran
  • Post-monsoon, IMB urges vigilance to avoid pirates off the coast of Somalia
  • Sugar exports may hit 3-mt mark
  • Ennore Port gives increased dividend to Ministry of Shipping & Chennai Port
  • Gujarat Pipavav Port wins 'Port Operator of the Year' award for Health, Safety & Quality at MALA 2013
  • PPT to export Odisha's marine products by month-end
  • Delhi International Cargo Terminal to be operational in October
  • GMR divests majority stake in GMR Ulundurpet Expressways to India Infrastructure Fund of IDFC
  • Need to review duty drawback rates for electronics sector, says Fieo

International Transport Journalweb site
  • Three investment groups interested in Trainose
  • RCA: new Duisburg-Ljubljana rail link
  • Tiaca welcomes EC's dialogue, but not without a warning
  • Strategic TPI Megaline and CJ Korea Express alliance
  • Time:Matters opens new Ic:Kurier station in Amsterdam
  • Turkish Cargo lands in Singapore
  • Ceva and Ford extend relationship at Kansas City plant
  • BBC Chartering helps Syrian refugees
  • Drewry says shipping costs are set to fall
  • Boeing flies first 787-9 Dreamliner
  • EU facilitates Business to Motorways of the Sea
  • Burnt Tree launches temperature-controlled vehicle rental
  • DHL in India under new guidance
  • Von Heizkesseln und Kühlboxen
  • Kühltransport: klein und fein

Marine Logweb site
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
  • Harvey Deep-Sea gets GoM gigs
  • Texas appellate court rules in TMT's favor
  • Keppel Shipyard books two more FPSO conversions
  • Applied Weather Technology names Haydn Jones CEO
  • Austal USA wins shipyard safety award

World Wide Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
  • Federal Maritime Commission eyeing new Chinese VAT
  • Crowley tugs team up to move drilling platform
  • Inchcape Shipping Services taps Lear as UK general manager
  • Port Metro Vancouver adding derelict vessel cleanup initiativev
  • SSA Holdings celebrates opening of three new berths at Cai Lan Port

Lloyd's Listweb site
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
  • Insurers urged to press for better firefighting systems
    Protection on many vessels is out of date, IUMI conference is told
  • China's shipbuilding shakeup will strengthen appeal to buyers
    Yards are braced for painful adjustments but will emerge leaner and fitter
  • Höegh LNG looks for gas carrier newbuildings
    Norwegian owner must amend bondholder agreement
  • Insurers highlight the risks attached to salvaging larger tonnage
    Industry demands specialist equipment to discharge boxes and tackle rising costs
  • Offshore energy insurers fear softening market
    Despite a strong year, the sector's capacity is increasing and rates are falling
  • Insurers debate the pros and cons of modelling
    Experts disagree over whether new tools can improve marine underwriting
  • Wreck-removal memorandum tackles the cost of meddling governments
    International Group blames interfering states for delayed salvage and spiralling bills
  • Greece needs 'blue strategy' to unlock Chinese investment
    Maritime policy a priority under Greek EU presidency, says Mihalos

Fairplayweb site
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
  • Spill could spur Matson exit from molasses
    MATSON will quit the molasses business, it says, if it decides that repairing its pipeline in Honolulu would be too expensive
  • Gunvor lent $675M
    GUNVOR has been granted a $675M loan to refinance existing debt and pay for work at its Ust-Luga oil products terminal
  • Capesizes hit three-year high
    CAPESIZE rates rose almost $3,000 yesterday to $32,945/day, just short of a three-year high
  • Alaska loses legal fight
    A US DISTRICT court judge has dismissed a suit by Alaska seeking to bar the federal government from enforcing emission control area rules on ships in the state's waters
  • KHI mulls building LNG carriers in China
    KAWASAKI HI said it could build LNG carriers at its JV yards in China with COSCO group by 2018, if huge orders arrive
  • PGS accused in patent row
    PETROLEUM Geo Services, an Oslo-listed seismic survey vessel owner, has disclosed a complaint filed against it by Western Geco
  • Banks back U-Ming order
    TWO BANKS will provide financing of about $81.1M for three post-Panamax bulkers that U-Ming Marine Transport ordered at Oshima Shipbuilding
  • Kuwait abandons Hormuz pipeline bypass
    KUWAIT has abandoned a plan to build an oil export pipeline to bypass the Strait of Hormuz, it was reported today
  • Study urges Finland to halt maritime aid
    FINNISH grants to aid shipping and shipbuilding should be abolished, a report to its government has urged
  • S Korea/China commodity cargo duties to be lifted
    MOST COMMODITY cargoes between South Korea and China will soon be transported without duty
  • Keppel lands $150M worth of FPSO contracts
    KEPPEL Shipyard said today it had secured two FPSO conversion deals from repeat clients, together worth S$190M ($150M)
  • ICTSI, PSA to build box terminal in Colombia
    ICTSI and PSA International plan to jointly develop, build and operate a Colombian box terminal, they said today
  • GSI unit to convert VLCCs into FPSOs
    GUANGZHOU Shipyard International said today its offshore unit has signed a contract with compatriot Chengxi Shipyard (Guangzhou) to convert two VLCCs into FPSOs
  • Upside seen for DSME in 2014
    DAEWOO Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering should enjoy higher earnings in 2014, as newbuilding prices are expected to rise, a sector analyst has predicted
  • HK puts off sulphur fuel law until 2015
    HONG KONG plans to introduce a limit of 0.5% sulphur in bunker fuel for oceangoing vessels berthed at its ports in January 2015, not later this year

The Journal of Commerceweb site
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
  • Drewry Eastbound Trans-Pacific Rate Falls Further
    Drewry Container Rate Benchmark, Sept 18, 2013 Full-size image The average spot freight rate in the eastbound trans-Pacific trade dropped $100 per 40-foot-equivalent unit this week. Just $50 remains of the $250 it rose in the week of Sept. 4. An increase of $400 per FEU was originally proposed by the Transpacific...
  • Average US Intermodal Rate Jumps $34
    Overall index, week of September 16, 2013 Full-size image U.S. intermodal rates rose 1.7 percent in the week of Sept. 16, hitting a 29-week high, according to data on all-inclusive 53-foot door-to-door spot pricing quoted by railroads and provided by the 3PL IDS. The overall rate increased $34 this week to $2,066, the largest...
  • KCS Bullish on Intermodal Growth South of the Border
    KANSAS CITY - Kansas City Southern Railway's cross-border intermodal volume will continue to expand not just because of Mexican manufacturing growth, but because of the strong advantage rail has over the trucking industry south of the border, said Patrick Ottensmeyer, chief marketing officer at the railroad. He said the railroad, which...
  • Companies Slam FMC Plans to Overhaul OTI Regulations
    Companies are pushing back against Federal Maritime Commission proposals to require ocean transportation intermediaries to post larger bonds, renew licenses every two years, and give priority to shippers' and consignees' claims. Nearly all of the approximately 90 public comments submitted on the FMC proposals found something to criticize. Forwarders, non-vessel-operating common...
  • Zenith Global Logistics Opens Indianapolis Hub
    Zenith Global Logistics' new Indianapolis hub.Zenith Global Logistics has opened a 90,000-square-foot facility in Indianapolis to handle less-than-truckload freight. The specialized furniture carrier and international third-party logistics provider said the new site will also serve as a full-service 3PL warehouse. "Our new Indianapolis hub will allow for more efficient delivery of inbound...
  • GAO: Congress Should Allow Extension of PTC Implementation Deadline
    The U.S. Government Accountability Office has published a report on the implementation of positive train control systems, which recommended that Congress should consider amending the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 to give the Federal Railroad Administration the authority to extend the PTC implementation deadline on a case-by-case basis. Implementation of...
  • Container Volume Up at Top 10 China Ports in July
    All of China's top 10 ports of 2012 saw a year-over-year increase in volume of containers handled in July. Tianjin experienced the smallest increase, just 1.0 percent, to 1.09 million 20-foot equivalent units, while Dalian had the largest increase for a fifth straight month, climbing 18.6 percent to 854 thousand...
  • Rates Good for Shippers But Threaten Carrier Services
    When ocean shippers look at the fourth quarter, they see good news and bad news: It's good news for them, and bad news for the container lines. The good news for shippers is that freight rates are unlikely to rise on any of the major trade lanes, east-west or north-south. The bad...
  • China's VAT Vexes Voxx
    Although freight rates from China to North America may be at rock-bottom levels, China's new 6 percent value-added tax on logistics services isn't just creating a new cost for some shippers. It's also creating a major quandary. That's certainly the case for Voxx International and its recently acquired Klipsch unit, which...
  • A Problem With No Solution?
    In my August JOC column, I discussed the nasty environment facing the ocean shipping and international logistics industries ("Shipping's Chain Reaction"). It's nasty because the service providers are continuously fighting a battle to increase, or at least maintain, market share, while simultaneously improving their revenue. Their customers are no less...
  • STB Adopts Final Disclosure Rules for Rail Interchange Deals
    The U.S. Surface Transportation Board has adopted final rules establishing disclosure requirements for rail transactions involving interchange agreements. An interchange agreement is a contractual commitment in the sale or lease of a railroad line to a newly created short line or regional railroad that restricts the purchasing railroad from interchanging traffic with...
  • ICTSI, PSA International to Develop Colombia Container Port
    Buenaventura is located on the Pacific coast of Colombia. View Larger Map International Container Terminal Services and PSA International have signed an agreement to jointly develop, construct and operate a container port and its ancillary facilities on the Aguadulce peninsula of Buenaventura in the department of Valle del Cauca, Colombia. The deal...
  • Washington Senators Introduce Legislation to Replace HMT
    U.S. Sens. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., have introduced the Maritime Goods Movement Act for the 21st Century, which aims to support U.S. ports by replacing the harbor maintenance tax. The harbor maintenance tax is designed to fund the operation and maintenance of U.S. ports, but currently incentivizes shippers...
  • Amber Road Acquires EasyCargo
    Amber Road has acquired EasyCargo, a Shanghai-based global trade management solutions provider specializing in trade regulations in China. EasyCargo provides automation to support the Chinese government's regulations for an import regime called Processing Trade, which affects companies that import materials into China and use those components to manufacture finished goods for...
  • Eimskip Awaits Early Outcome of Dawn Raid
    Eimskip, the Icelandic shipping and logistics group, failed in a bid to discover the reasons why antitrust officials carried out a dawn raid on its Reykjavik headquarters last week. The Icelandic Competition Authority refused the company's request for information related to the Reykjavik District Court's decision to give it extensive permission...
  • European Shippers Slam IMO Container Weighing Talks
    The European Shippers' Council criticized the absence of shippers at talks at the International Maritime Organization regarding the controversial proposal for mandatory weighing of ocean containers before they are loaded on board ships. IMO committees are debating the proposal at the organization's headquarters in London before a final decision is taken...
  • Air France-KLM to Phase Out 747 Freighters
    Air France's 747 cargo freighters will be eliminated from its fleet. Photo courtesy Air France-KLM.Air France-KLM is planning a drastic cull of its freighter fleet, one of Europe's largest, as part of a new cost-cutting program. The airline is expected to announce plans today to phase out its fleet of Boeing...
  • AmeraMex International Acquires Large Container Handlers
    CHICO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 16, 2013) - AmeraMex International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS:AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment for logistics companies (stevedoring), infrastructure construction, commercial farming and mining companies, announced that it has acquired 18 large capacity container handlers for complete refurbishment and resale. Once refurbished, the equipment is expected to generate gross sales...
  • Roadrunner Transportation Systems Recognized as One of Fortune's 100 Fastest-Growing Companies for 2013
    CUDAHY, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 17, 2013-- Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc., (NYSE: RRTS) a leading asset-light transportation and logistics service provider, announced today that it has been named one of Fortune's 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. Roadrunner appeared on the list for the first time in 2013, ranking No. 28 overall. Fortune developed the list by selecting companies based on...

TradeWindsweb site
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
  • Saade wants his say
    French liner giant CMA CGM is taking steps to secure board representation, possibly a majority position, in Global Ship Lease, the containership charter owner it helped set up as an independent company.
  • NewLead in coal push
    NewLead Holdings of Greece has made another foray into the US commodities business with the acquisition of a second coal mine in Kentucky.
  • Lauritzen's cash bid fails
    Lauritzen Bulkers has failed in its bid to seize cash held by a charterer in a US correspondent bank account.
  • Seconds for SwissMarine
    SwissMarine has signed its second period capesize contract in two days as rates in the sector continue to push higher.
  • Vinashin axing 14,000
    Vietnamese state shipbuilder Vinashin is planning to make 14,000 workers redundant as part of its restructuring.
  • Navios newbies find work
    Navios Maritime Acquisition has found work for two vessels purchased earlier this year from PB Tankers of Italy.
  • Francis charged over "bribes"
    The president of Singapore's Glenn Defense Asia Marine has been charged in the US over an alleged bribery scheme to win ports contracts.
  • Concordia economics
    Further signs that London has taken the maritime industry to its bosom were on show today when the city's mayor made endless nautical metaphors in his speech to the annual meeting of the Institute of Directors.
  • EC rules to hit shipping
    The European Commission has published draft rules to regulate market benchmarks in a move expected to have wide ranging implications for the shipping industry.
  • Listing cargoship righted
    A general cargoship has been righted after developing a list due to a hull leak in Norway.
  • CSCL bins feeders
    China Shipping Container Line (CSCL) has sent a pair of 28-year-old feederships to the scrapheap.
  • Hoegh seeks charter OK
    Hoegh LNG is asking bondholders to okay a move to bareboat-charter new LNG carriers.
  • Talk makes Ezra expensive
    OCBC has slapped a sell tag on Ezra Holdings claiming a speculation-fuelled surge in its share price is unjustified.
  • Solstad wins Chevron job
    Solstad Offshore has sealed a subsea construction contract with Chevron that could keep one of its vessels busy for large chunks of the next three years.
  • Palmali eyes $500m spree
    Turkey's Palmali Group has lined up a $500m newbuilding drive after buying the inactive TVK Shipyard.
  • Conversion duo for Keppel
    Keppel Shipyard has secured a pair of FPSO conversion contracts with repeat customers, including one for the deepest operating floater in the world.
  • DSD sells again
    DSD Shipping of Norway is tipped to have sold off a second tanker hit by a Sanko charter default in under a month.
  • Cameras at the ready
    Calling all keen amateur snappers - it's time once again to send in your entries for the TradeWinds' Maritime Photographer of the Year competition.
  • PSA targets Colombia
    Two Asian ports groups are teaming up to develop a new terminal in Colombia.
  • Dof in GoM venture
    Dof Subsea has bagged several subsea contracts for a newly chartered US-based newbuilding.
  • NWS losses rising
    Russia's North-Western Shipping (NWS) has posted a bigger first-half loss despite increased revenue.
  • Iranian volumes to grow
    Cargo shipments to Iran are set to increase if Europe lifts sanctions against national container line IRISL.
  • Barclays trims duo
    Barclays has downgraded both China Shipping Development (CSD) and China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL).
  • Sasco sold off
    The Russian government has sold its 25.5% stake in Far Eastern cargoship owner Sakhalin Shipping Company (Sasco).
  • Long Beach sets record
    Containerized cargo volume at the Port of Long Beach surged 16% in August compared to the same month one year ago.
  • Baltic opens in China
    The Baltic Exchange has expanded its presence in Asia with the opening of its first ever office in China.
  • TMT lives to fight on
    TMT looks set to live another day after a US court ruled in its favour in the latest twist in its ongoing bankruptcy case.
  • Ex-Maersk CEO sacked
    Former Maersk Line chief executive Eivind Kolding is free for a return to shipping after getting fired by Denmark's largest bank.
  • Boxship bashes trawler
    One man is dead and another seven are missing after a collision between a containership and a trawler off Vietnam.

American Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
  • Amber Road acquires China-based GTM vendor
  • Mexican LSP to use CargoSphere for rate management
  • Foxx identifies some solutions for infrastructure challenge
    The new DOT secretary, who has only been in office for 10 weeks, never mentioned freight movement in his remarks, but at the same event a FRA official said the Obama administration wants to invest more in freight rail.
  • Nova Scotia land sold to container port developer
    The Guysborough district has finalized the sale of waterfront lands in Melford, Nova Scotia, where Melford International Terminal Inc. (MITI) and its partner Maher Terminals are planning to build a box terminal.
  • FedEx posts 1Q gains
    The Memphis, Tenn.-based package delivery and freight transportation company said profit grew to $489 million and operating income reached $795 million, while operating margin edged up from 6.9 percent to 7.2 percent.
  • OIA Global acquires Bellville International
  • MSC announces rate hikes from NA to North Europe
  • CSAV explains blank sailings
  • Baltic Exchange opens Shanghai office
  • ICTSI, PSA to jointly develop Colombian port
    The development of the port located on the Aguadulce peninsula at the port of Buenaventura will be done in three phases. The first phase will yield an annual capacity of 450,000 TEUs with two vessel berth positions.
  • Costa Concordia righted
  • Australia allows California, PNW peaches and nectarines

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
  • Mid-week bunker prices falling in Fujairah
    South African markets soft.
  • EU wants stricter control of market benchmarks
    Tight legal obligations could follow end of self-regulation by benchmark providers.
  • Bunker prices soften in Rotterdam
    Piraeus: 48-hour customs strike called off.
  • 'Don't water down LNG proposals' says EU negotiator
    But LNG bunkering targets should be 'flexible'.
  • 'Magic pipe' case vindicates responsible owners, says lawyer
    Recent pollution charge found owner and operator not guilty.
  • GAC expands Asian operations
    With two new appointments and a new office in Cochin.
  • Navy contractor charged with conspiracy
    CEO of Singapore-based Glenn Defense Marine Asia arrested in the United States.
  • Asian bunker prices continue descent
    Mixed demand reported in Singapore.
  • Singapore: Ex-Chemoil trader makes move
    Reports put new manager in at Gulf Petrochem.
  • New staff at Dan-Bunkering's Shanghai branch
    Alfred Ng has been working with different segments of the bunkering industry since 2009.
  • China Aviation Oil eyes oil products' market
    Business development head reveals company's pipeline plans.
  • IBIA pushing for 'increased transparency'
    Due to varying quality of bunkers at international ports, says spokesman.
  • New fuel-saving hybrid boxship design unveiled
    New ship will run on 60% less fuel and reduce emissions by 80%, claims Lade.
  • LNG specialists form partnership
    Move will target emerging markets for marine uses of LNG, including LNG bunkering.

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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
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
Wiesbaden
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
Milan
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
August
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
Hilden
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Nola
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
Milan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Hvidovre
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Rome
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
Singapore
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
Rome
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Trieste
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
Hamburg
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
Ravenna
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Milan
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Genoa
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Athens
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
Barcelona
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Dalian
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
Hamilton
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Milan
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Holzwickede
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Dénia
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
Genoa
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Amsterdam
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Cagliari
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
Genoa
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
Genoa
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Hamilton
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
Genoa
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
Reflights
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
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Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
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MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
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PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
Rostock
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
Genoa
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
Oslo
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
Hamburg
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Rome
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
Genoa
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Rome
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Tokyo
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
Ravenna
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
Ravenna
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
Memphis
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
Genoa
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Ancona
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Rome
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
Tokyo
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Rome
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
Geneva
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Marseille
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
Livorno
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Montreal
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
Genoa
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Trieste
Report on work in liguri ports
Genoa
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Arezzo
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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