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16:20 GMT+2
January 21, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • Stifel Nicolaus confidence index upticks as logistics mood improves
  • East coast dock strike threat bolsters 14pc transpac rate to US$2,524/FEU
  • Global containership capacity grew 6pc to 16.3 million in 2012
  • OOCL's 8,888-TEU named OOCL Miami at Changxing shipyard island
  • Chongqing's mountain vegetables exports to HK gains rapid clearance
  • Wuhan to set up series of product price indices as a market maker
  • MSC starts three new feeder Dublin-Greenock services from Le Havre
  • Dascher buys major Spanish forwarder to gain wider market access
  • USTR to enter into trade talks with 20 nations of export of services
  • Sino-Russia border checkpoint Heihe's Russian auto exports surge 169pc
  • Chongqing, Guangdong to work on dry ports to ease north-south flow
  • Chinese express sector to triple in the next 10 years, says postal chief
  • Hong Kong's Asia Airfreight Terminal sets cargo record, up 3pc in 2012
  • Korean Air to grow global network by ordering larger aircraft
  • Moscow's Domodedovo Airport 2012 air cargo rises 4.3pc in 2012
  • United starts building widebody maintenance hangar at Newark Liberty

Exim Indiaweb site
JANUARY 18, 2013
  • Allcargo Logistics appointed exclusive representative of HANSA HEAVY LIFT in India
  • Bahri sells general cargo vessel in accordance with fleet replacement programme
  • Bibby Ship Management relocates Indian, Far East operations
  • Global economic slump hurts seafood exports
  • Seminar focuses on role of port sector as growth engine of Gujarat
  • Uncertainty prevails over iron ore, coal berths at Paradip Port
  • Bring diesel & petrol under GST to check price hikes: AIMTC
  • First direct freight train arrives in Poland from China in 14 days!
  • Canada seeks comprehensive economic pact with India
  • Forex reserves rise by $ 1.26 bn to $ 296.25 bn
  • Govt allows uninterrupted export of processed foods
  • Govt approves tariff value revision on imported edible oils
  • India stalls trade pact with Mauritius
  • INR breaches 54 level against dollar, ends at 2-1/2 month high of 53.70
  • Change the rules & we can change the outcome
  • MACCIA s ex-im training programme from Feb. 4
  • Airland Projects transports rail cars from China to Sierra Leone
  • DB Schenker shows expertise in moving large luxury yacht to boat show
  • Heavy compressor packages jointly shipped from Holland to Saudi Arabia
  • Project cargo cranes contracted for Rendsburg Port

International Transport Journalweb site
JANUARY 18, 2013
  • Turkey issuing fewer Carnet TIRs
    The number of Carnet TIRs that were issued in Turkey in December 2012 plunged by 19.64% compared to the same month in 2011. The number of transit permits dropped by 3.35%. The over...
  • Zurich airport with slight cargo increase in 2012
    Zurich airport handled 35'849 t of freight in December 2012. This is 0.1% less than in the same month in 2011. The Swiss airport's freight volume for the whole of 2012 amounted to ...
  • Kazakhstan upgrades section of road from Europe to China
    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing USD 196.5 million to Kazakhstan for the reconstruction and upgrading of a 62 km section of the road connect...
  • More countries ground "Dreamliner"
    After the two Japanese operators ANA and JAL decided to ground their B787s for inspections, (see yesterday's ITJ Daily), the aviation authorities in the USA, India and Chile have n...
  • EBRD pledges more resources to support Ukrainian Railways
    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is loaning up to USD 62.5 million to the State Administration for Railway Transport of Ukraine (UZ) to finance the purch...
  • Swiss AAE and Dutch ERS Railways to operate quieter freight trains
    The Swiss AAE Group is the first European freight railcar leasing company to retrofit existing freight cars with new brake blocks to make freight trains quieter. The LL brake block...
  • Moduslink to welcome new president and CEO by end of January
    Moduslink Global Solutions has announced that John J. Boucher will become its president and CEO on 28 January 2013. He joins the US-based company from Symbotic LLC, a global provid...
  • Less traffic in Frankfurt, but optimism is returning
    Fraport AG, the operator of the Frankfurt airport (Germany), handled about 2.1 million t of air cargo in 2012, 6.7% less than in 2011. In December 2012, Frankfurt airport registere...
  • APL launches Germany-Poland feeder service
    APL, a unit of Singapore-based Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), is introducing a new dedicated and direct feeder service under the name of PEX, which will run once per week between Germ...
  • Dachser takes over Transunion in Spain
    Dachser, an international logistics service provider based in Germany, is set to expand it air and sea logistics business field that is comprised of 15 locations in five countries....
  • Agility named preferred logistics provider at ExCeL
    The logistics service provider Agility has been named "preferred logistics provider" at the ExCeL London International Exhibition and Convention Center. As part of the contract, Ag...
  • Merger of Waberer's Logistics and Szemerey Transport approved
    Hungary's competition authority has approved the Waberer's Logistics Ltd and Szemerey Transport Inc merger through the exchange of shares and stocks that took place at the end of 2...
  • Peter Schiffmann joins Alfons Köster & Co. GmbH
    Peter Schiffmann joined the Hamburg-based German company Alfons Köster & Co. GmbH Global Freight Logistics last November. He has now taken on responsibility for all overseas im...
  • IAG Cargo names new regional commercial managers
    IAG Cargo, the business that evolved from the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, has appointed of two new regional commercial managers to drive growth in the s...

Marine Logweb site
JANUARY 18, 2013
  • Norwegian Cruise Line launches IPO
  • ATB in for winter work at Great Lakes Shipyard
  • Miclyn Express Offshore expands fleet
  • JonRie introduces new winch line
  • BMT Nigel Gee designs fast crew boat for Penguin Shipyard

World Wide Shipperweb site
JANUARY 18, 2013
  • APL adding new service covering Germany/Poland
  • US rail freight traffic count heads down during week
  • Bureau of Transportation Statistics updates web-based transport guide
  • Dachser announces purchase of Spanish logistics company
  • OOCL marks launch of new 13,208TEU vessels

Lloyd's Listweb site
JANUARY 18, 2013
  • What OOCL can teach its rivals
  • Debt capital markets expand owners' funding options
  • Private placement possibilities
  • Virginia decides
  • Inbuilt resilience
  • Clock is ticking on tanker company bankruptcies
  • Nasdaq nudges Nautilus over shareholder numbers
  • OSG moves to protect top brass from class action litigation
  • Capesizes to hold steady
  • Maersk emission mission
  • Sabrina Chao takes the helm at Wah Kwong
  • CSCL goes back to black after containers sale and leaseback
  • US port talks press on
  • Hong Kong chief executive pledges to enhance maritime services
  • Norwegian Cruise Line IPO prices above range
  • Iranian ship flees Sri Lanka detention
  • Cosco Pacific raises capital for terminal expansion

Fairplayweb site
JANUARY 18, 2013
  • NCL raises $447M
    CRUISE operator NCL has priced its IPO at $19per share after receiving strong investor support
  • German export freight index discussed
    GERMANY'S VHSS is discussing whether to introduce a freight index for European exports
  • Panama expansion delay confirmed
    JORGE Luis Quijano, the Panama Canal Authority's administrator, has reportedly confirmed that the waterway's expansion will open late
  • Ezion holds 'buy' rating
    UOB KAY Hian analysts today maintained 'buy' ratings for Ezion Holdings after it won a deal for a $116.8M lift-boat charter
  • Wuhan newbuilding seized
    WUHAN judges have ordered a new 6,250dwt chemical and products tanker to be seized at a small Chinese yard - whose boss is reportedly hiding from creditors
  • VLCC charterers prevail
    VLCC charterers are keeping the upper hand, as the tonnage overhang dampened hope that the Chinese New Year would lift rates
  • Naphtha arbitrage gains
    HIGHER naphtha prices in Asia than in Europe have created arbitrage opportunities for LR2 tankers in the Mediterranean
  • Capesizes rebound on Australian storm recovery
    CAPESIZE fixing gained pace late this week as Australian miners resumed chartering ships, having stayed away since Cyclone Narelle forced Cape Lambert and Dampier to shut over 10-11 January
  • Japan's orders drop 14%
    ORDERS at Japanese yards fell 14% year on year in 2012, according to the Japan Ship Exporters' Association

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JANUARY 18, 2013
  • Indian Court Rejects Italy's Appeal in Ship Guard Trial
    Italy suffered a setback in its efforts to have the Indian Supreme Court strike down the prosecution of two Italian ship guards charged with the killing of Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast last February. Dismissing an appeal by Rome to quash the trial, the nation's highest court on Friday ordered...
  • Coal Export Terminal Projects in Limbo in Australia
    Market intelligence provider Industrial Info Resources is currently tracking 13 active coal export terminal projects in Queensland, Australia, worth more than $33.1 million, and has reported that if all of these projects are approved and built over the next decade, an excess of 500 million metric tons would be added...
  • Construction Begins on Port Everglades' Intermodal Facility
    Groundbreaking for the new intermodal container transfer facility. Florida's Governor Rick Scott broke ground this week on Port Everglades' intermodal container transfer facility. Florida East Coast Railway's new 42.5-acre near-dock facility is intended to support the transfer of containerized cargo through the port to and from the FEC main line by mid-2014. The facility...
  • Hong Kong's Imports, Exports Rose in November
    Hong Kong's Census and Statistics Department reported the volume of exports of goods in November 2012 increased by 10.2 percent, and the volume of imports of goods rose by 7.6 percent, compared with the same month in 2011. In the first 11 months of 2012, the volume of goods exports fell...
  • CMA CGM Cuts Far East-North Europe Sailings
    CMA CGM has reduced some of its services into and out of China, in anticipation of reduced production during the Chinese Lunar New Year. On the Far East to North Europe trade, the container shipper has cancelled sailings on FAL 1, FAL 2, FAL 3, FAL 7 and FAL 10 during...
  • Asia Airfreight Terminal's Throughput Rises 11 Percent
    Asia Airfreight Terminal, an air cargo terminal based at the Hong Kong International Airport, reported tonnage throughput of 68,252 metric tons for December 2012, an increase of 11 percent from December 2011. Export cargo volume in December totaled 46,675 metric tons, rising 13 percent year-over-year, and import volume was 20,622 metric...
  • US Intermodal Traffic Rises 10.4 Percent
    In the week ending Jan. 12, U.S. intermodal volume rose 10.4 percent year-over-year to 252,896 trailers and containers, according to the Association of American Railroads. It was the first weekly increase in 2013. Intermodal plunged 14 percent year-over-year in the last week of 2012, and dropped 8 percent in the first...
  • US Customs, ICE Seized 22,848 Shipments of Counterfeit and Pirated Goods in 2012
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations seized 22,848 shipments of counterfeit and pirated goods in fiscal year 2012, as well as 697 websites involved in trafficking those goods, according to the Intellectual Property Rights Fiscal Year 2012 Seizure Statistics Report. The seized shipments...
  • Study Highlights Port of Mobile's Value to State Economy
    In fiscal year 2011, the cargo and vessel activity at the Port of Mobile contributed an estimated $22.3 billion in economic value to the state of Alabama, according to an economic impact study prepared by John C. Martin Associates, a maritime industry economic consulting firm. Of that value, $18.7 billion is...
  • Sanchez Talks Exports, Free Trade
    Under Secretary Francisco Sanchez says the National Export Initiative is on track to double U.S. exports by 2014, with a goal of creating billions of dollars in new exports and thousands of new jobs. New free trade agreements with Colombia, South Korea and Panama, which took effect in 2012, will...
  • SynchroNet Intermodal Services Names Chappell Sales Director
    Logistics provider SynchroNet Intermodal Services has hired Derrel E. Chappell as director of sales for North American domestic services. In this role, Chappell is responsible for developing and securing business from intermodal marketing company freight customers and other third-party U.S.-based freight customers. He will also focus on the marketing and sales...
  • Cargolux Elects Helminger Chairman
    Luxembourg-based Cargolux Airlines International's board of directors has elected Paul Helminger as its chairman. Alphonse Berns, Paul Mousel and Patrick Nickels were also appointed as directors to the board. Luxembourg's government re-acquired a 35 percent stake in the airline from Qatar Airways on Dec. 31, 2012....
  • Naviera Master Line to Launch Service via Port Manatee
    Aerial view of Port Manatee. Courtesy Manatee County Port Authority. Naviera Master Line de Venezuela, a division of Miami-based Master Line Shipping Company, has selected Port Manatee in Florida for a new container and breakbulk service to Caribbean, Central and South American locations. The service is scheduled to begin with a sailing...
  • ABF Global Supply Chain Services Expands to South America
    ABF Global Supply Chain Services, a subsidiary of Arkansas Best, has added Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Peru and Uruguay to its ocean transport network, offering a single contact for full containerload and less-than-containerload services. The company already has an established presence in Europe, China, India and Southeast Asia, Carlos Martinez-Tomatis, ABF...
  • CSX Appoints Glassman VP of Operations Finance
    Jacksonville, Fla.-based rail and intermodal company CSX has appointed Andrew Glassman as vice president of operations finance. Glassman has served as assistant vice president of intermodal marketing since 2010. He joined CSX in 2004 as assistant vice president of financial planning and analysis. Before joining CSX, Glassman served as senior director of...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JANUARY 18, 2013
  • G6 conservative view leaves Asia - Europe loop mothballed
    In contrast to liner rival Maersk Line - which has reactivated its Asia - Europe AE-9 loop on the back of a bullish cargo prediction - the members of the G6 Alliance ...
  • CSCL goes back to black after containers sale and leaseback
  • US port talks press on
    Mediation talks to avert a US east coast container port shutdown from early February have 'made progress' and should bring both sides back to the negotiating table.An ...
  • OOCL and NYK receive and christen ULCS double
    The first pair of OOCL's 13,208 teu ultra large container ships of an order of 10 from Samsung Heavy Industries [SHI] were christened at the South Korean shipyard ...
  • CMA CGM blanks CNY week
    French liner CMA CGM has announced the cancellation of six Asia - Europe westbound voyages during the Chinese new year holiday period which commences on ...
  • Hong Kong's annual box volumes fall for the first time since 2009
    Hong Kong's container throughput contracted for the first time since 2009 last year, making the port one of the worst-performing major transport hubs.According ...

TradeWindsweb site
JANUARY 18, 2013
  • HSH hits 'critical stage'
    HSH Nordbank (HSH) faces an uphill battle on the road to redemption and may need more aid to shore up its balance sheet, a leading ratings agency said Friday.
  • Economou: it wasn't me
    DryShips has torched reports suggesting affiliates of its chief executive are behind the recent acquisition of two suezmax newbuilding contracts.
  • Judgement day draws near
    Euronav could run out of cash by the third quarter of 2013 if the tanker market downturn continues, according to analysts at DNB Markets.
  • New yard for Caspian
    Turkmenistan is planning to build a new shipyard on the Caspian Sea coast.
  • Hoegh has enough
    Hoegh Autoliners' latest newbuilding swoop at Xiamen Shipbuilding should meet the company's needs over the next few years, its CEO says.
  • Storm hits tanker loading
    Freak weather could keep Novorossiysk Port shut and delay the loading of tankers until Monday.
  • Vestra adds one
    Ukraine's Kherson Shipyard has unveiled a dry cargoship order from domestic operator Vesta.
  • CMA CGM tinkers
    CMA CGM had made some adjustments to its Asian schedule ahead of an anticipated slump in demand over the Chinese New Year.
  • More Vinalines arrests
    Vietnamese police have held three more former executives of the state-owned Vinalines group over "abuse of power."
  • Hat-trick for Hoegh
    Hoegh Autoliners has booked a trio of car carrier newbuildings at its favourite Chinese shipyard with options for more on the table.
  • Wuchang grabs nine
    China's Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry has signed up to build nine patrol ships for the government.
  • NAT loses a leg
    Nordic American Tankers' dividend cut has been met with more scepticism on Wall Street.
  • Hubei Jiangyan wound up
    The assets of Chinese shipyard Hubei Jiangyan Shipbuilding will be sold off after the yard was closed down by a district court.
  • Crew going home
    Eight crew stuck on a detained, bug-infested tug in Canada will be flying home soon.
  • Cosco Pac pushes paper
    Cosco Pacific has firmed up plans for a fundraiser to expand its terminal and container leasing businesses.
  • NCL banks $447m
    Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has beaten its own cash target in its US IPO by selling shares above its marketed price range.
  • SHI set for NAT pair
    TradeWinds digests the digits making the headlines this week.
  • DESSC scores more in Brazil
    Deep Sea Supply's shift to Brazil is gaining momentum with the announcement that two more anchor handling tug supply vessels are being mobilised to its favoured market.
  • CSCL eyes turnaround
    China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) says it expects to return to profit in 2012 in what is another positive sign for the liner sector.
  • Yard gap to widen
    The gap between the major Korean shipbuilders and their smaller rivals has been tipped to widen.
  • A tiresome business
    We take a look at what was said in the market over the past week.
  • SCA seeks boxships
    Swedish paper producer SCA Transforest is looking to charter containerships in a deal worth $108m per year.
  • MEO books AHTS double
    Uniwise Offshore, a tie-up between Unithai Group and Miclyn Express Offshore, have ordered two anchor handler newbuildings.
  • Shanghai growth slows
    Shanghai has retained its title as the world's busiest container port, but its long term growth rate has slowed significantly.

American Shipperweb site
JANUARY 18, 2013
  • Pennsylvania man sentenced for illegal exports
    Timothy Gormley told Commerce Department investigators he was "too busy" to obtain the necessary export licenses, and claimed he was overwhelmed at work. "That was his only excuse," the department said.
  • Fed sees uncertainty throughout the country
  • Dachser keeps rolling with Spanish 3PL acquisition
    The Transunion acquisition fits in with Dachser's Global 2.0 strategy, which has the end goal of expansion to 49 countries and 220 offices by 2017. This will be met via a mix of mergers, joint ventures and organic expansion.
  • Port Everglades breaks ground on new rail terminal
    Florida East Coast Railway CEO Jim Hertwig said the terminal will allow his railroad "to efficiently and effectively deliver superior transportation service between South Florida and the southeastern United States."
  • Annual Operation Deep Freeze underway
  • U.S. finds Vietnamese hangers subsidized
  • Naviera Master Line to start Port Manatee service
    Naviera Master Line said the fortnightly service, starting March 8, will carry container and breakbulk cargoes between Port Manatee, Fla., and destinations in Colombia, Panama, Venezuela and Trinidad.
  • OOCL takes delivery of first 2 megaships
  • Maersk slows WAF1
  • ILA talking again about New York issues
    Three days of bargaining on a new contract by the union and its employers wound up on Thursday, with the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Director George H. Cohen saying the two sides had "made progress" in their effort to negotiate a master contract.
  • Texas institute develops navigation app for Houston channel
  • Maersk slows Asia-W. Africa loop again
  • CargoWise ties up distribution deal in Eastern Europe
  • Tampa Cargo gets first Airbus freighter
  • ICAT releases new forwarder software system
  • ABF expands to South America
  • TT Club highlights dangers at marine terminals
  • Schiphol sees air cargo growth, but not from U.S.

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JANUARY 18, 2013
  • Bunker prices in Americas mostly firm as week ends
    Demand was quiet on the US Gulf, according to a local trader.
  • Weekly global market update
    A weekly price round up of bunkering hubs from around the world.
  • Coast Guard to host LNG forum in Seattle
    Coast Guard and industry representatives will discuss current and forthcoming technologies specific to the use of LNG as fuel.
  • Post-merger management shake up at Bomin
    Bunkering player adds managing director.
  • Brightoil share values dip
    Shares fall 11% after latest profit warning.
  • Fujairah prices stay firm
    South African bunker prices soft at week's end.
  • Security expert: Fuel oil cargoes target in West Africa
    Phenomenon very different to Somali-instigated attacks.
  • Tight avails in Rotterdam
    With congestion seen at loading installations.
  • Iranian product 'can be used for bunkering'
    EU clarifies exemptions to its ban on the purchase or transport of Iranian oil.
  • Hope in US port strike talks
    Talks continue ahead of February 6 deadline.
  • Deployment of LNG bunkering vessel delayed
    In the meantime, LNG-fuelled ferry to be supplied by truck.
  • Operator places more orders for fuel efficient tankers
    Vessels could generate fuel savings of between $3,000 and $5,000 a day.
  • Asian bunker prices end week higher
    Bunker prices up in Singapore and Hong Kong.
  • Oil trader leaves BP Singapore
    Move said to have no impact on BP Singapore's bunker fuel business.
  • Hyundai to increase domestic bunker sales
    380 cSt HSFO will be purchased from Singapore.
  • Asia might have its first ECA soon
    News of a possible Pearl River Delta ECA was well-received.
  • Chevron's Hawaiian refinery under pressure
    Energy expert says company's Campbell Industrial Park refinery is likely to close within a few years.

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
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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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