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February 21, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • Suez January transits down 15.9pc, revenues fall 9pc to US$405 million
  • Idle fleet increases from 739,000 TEU to 804,000 TEU within a week
  • China plans massive infrastructure upgrade along 22,000-kilometre border
  • Hebei ports container throughput up 65.5pc to 78,000 TEU in January
  • Jilin Hunchun border trade value with Russia increases 25pc in 2012
  • UPS expands global LCL network to 300 lanes with focus on Latin America
  • Cargotec re-organisation cost cuts profit to 67pc to US$119 million
  • Starbucks expands sourcing from Yunnan to open roasting plant in India
  • Inchcape warns Iberia air strike will hit crew logistics services
  • Cathay Pacific, Dragonair cargo up 14.2pc in January to 132,792 tonnes
  • Eight gunmen crash Antwerp airport fence, grab US$67 million in diamonds
  • IATA urges authorities to embrace global Secure Freight principles
  • Cargolux poised to embrace drastic cost and fleet cutting strategy
  • Lyon logs solid air cargo growth, though bellyhold slips as trucking grows

Exim Indiaweb site
FEBRUARY 20, 2013
  • INSA-Service tax points for Budget memorandum
  • NYK completes winter safety campaign
  • Kandla Port operations unaffected
  • Strike impacts operations at Mumbai Port, JNP
  • Indev Group inaugurates freight & integrated logistics division in Pune

International Transport Journalweb site
FEBRUARY 20, 2013
  • Cargolux with today's special service to unusual Swiss airport
    Luxembourg-based Cargolux Airlines is operating a charter flight from Payerne airport (ICAO Code LSMP), located between Berne and Lausanne (both Switzerland) to the US west coast. ...
  • Initiative brings three key issues closer in-line with Ontario's regulations
    Quebec (Canada) made several regulation changes affecting the trucking industry that took effect on 14 February. Permits will no longer be required for: vehicles equipped with wide...
  • Armed robbers attack Swiss aircraft in Brussels
    Armed robbers stole diamonds worth EUR 37.5 million while the gems were being loaded onto a Helvetic Airways plane at Brussels airport (Belgium) on Monday evening, the news agency ...
  • Port of Bilbao set new container traffic record
    For yet one more year container traffic at the Spanish port of Bilbao reached a record high of 610,131 teu in 2012. A boost in container exports brought about this significant incr...
  • European Barge Union elects new president
    The board of directors of the European Barge Union (EBU) has elected Lubomir Fojtu, president of the Czech barge owners association, as its new president, and Didier Leandri, repre...
  • InRail offers new freight traffic service between Italy and Slovenia
    InRail, a private Italian railway company based in Udine that primarily focuses on transporting iron products, scrap-iron, steel, timber and coal, has started its first freight tra...
  • One rulebook for all truck drivers in Australia
    Historic reforms creating Australia's first national heavy vehicle regulator have been passed by the Queensland parliament The heavy vehicle regulator is a key part of the governme...
  • Port of Gothenburg expands rail transport system
    The Swedish port of Gothenburg plans to further expand its rail shuttle system. During 2012, five new routes were added and the proportion of freight transported by rail rose by 10...
  • Antwerp Breakbulk Agencies appoints agent in Netherlands
    Antwerp Breakbulk Agencies has selected GvanB Logistics Ltd. to act as its official booking agent in the Netherlands. The task encompasses bookings for the shipping lines represent...
  • Iberia celebrates arrival of new aircraft and bemoans labour dispute
    On 15 February, the Spanish airline Iberia took delivery of the first of the five Airbus A330s that will go into service this year. The delight ensuing from the arrival of the new ...
  • Ceva opens first centre of logistics excellence in Jacksonville
    SCM and logistics specialist Ceva Logistics has opened its first centre of logistics excellence in Jacksonville FL (USA). The facility demonstrates 'real world' logistics innovatio...
  • FedEx Express expands operations in Canada
    USA-based FedEx Express has expanded its operations in the Canadian Prairies, with a new state-of-the-art service centre in Saskatchewan. The new multi-million dollar facility in t...
  • SDV joins hand with Airworks India
    SDV has linked up with Airworks India, a prominent maintenance, repair and overhaul service provider, to manage all the latter firm's worldwide supply chain requirements to India. ...

Marine Logweb site
FEBRUARY 20, 2013
  • Obama unveils plan for rebuilding infrastructure
  • EC unveils new strategy for shipbuilding
  • USCG marks temporary route for Hatteras - Ocracoke ferry
  • "Perception gap" in seafarers' view of shoreside...
  • Shipowners to EU on CO2 monitoring: "Yes, but ..."
  • Swiber completes India's first offshore floatover...
  • EU project develops balloon-based ship rescue system

World Wide Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 20, 2013
  • Frontier Airlines bringing back Bellingham to Denver flights
  • ATA truck tonnage index jumps during month of January
  • Charleston memorial committee calling for Fishermen's Memorial names
  • Washington Governor taps Peterson as new secretary of transportation
  • Diana Shipping charters Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier

Lloyd's Listweb site
FEBRUARY 20, 2013
  • A ship's Achilles' heel
    As ships get bigger and more complex, the potential threat of previously unknown flaws increases
  • Kidnappers demand $1.3m ransom for Armada Tuah 101 crew
    Pirates name their price for six seafarers snatched from service ship in Niger Delta
  • Montagu reviews Unifeeder options
    Review fuels sale speculation
  • Wellington, Legatum and Kensico buy into Scorpio Tankers
    Institutional investors pile into tanker company stock
  • Analysts flag improved performance from Maersk
    Parent company AP Moller-Maersk to reveal group's 2012 figures on Friday
  • Back in business
    Crude exports have now reached a level only slightly lower than before the revolution
  • Reluctant sellers spell a dearth of distressed sales, says Bodouroglou
    Box Ships posts new profit but expects to trim its dividend
  • Tough P&I renewal terms see brokers scramble for lowest premiums
    Reinsurance cost 'as significant a premium penalty' as club's specific renewal demands
  • Middle East VLCCs struggle despite healthy flow of cargoes
    Vessel glut prevents significant rate rises
  • Fools rush in to offshore business, Bourbon warns its rivals
    Exclusive: It might be lucrative, but offshore support is a very different market to shipping
  • West Africa high-risk area could expand as attacks spread
    Security experts urge insurers to include Togo and Ivory Coast in trouble zone
  • Sulphur rules need stronger enforcement
    Cardiff University calls for focus on bunker delivery notes and sniffer technology
  • Port Authority of Thailand chief resigns
    Corruption claims and union overtime ban put official under pressure
  • Sanko extends the deadline for reorganisation plan
    Japanese company has until end-July to come up with a proposal
  • Arctic engagement
    China seeks to join the debate about how to commercially develop the north
  • Ultra-large OOCL boxship is damaged during tests
    SHI takes the rap as 13,208 teu newbuilding is delayed until April
  • Knowing the ropes
    A holistic approach to maritime careers will benefit the whole industry
  • Charleston sees box throughput rise
    Port outpaced its rivals with double-digit growth last year
  • Evitt to head new V.Ships cell created through Costamare pact
    Former InterManager president 'jumped at' new role in Greece

Fairplayweb site
FEBRUARY 20, 2013
  • General strike in India stymies ports
    ALL PORT movements halted today at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, in line with the start of India's two-day general strike
  • 'Gangster' rap for Canada
    A FRENCH environmental group has accused Canada of "gangster" behaviour for allowing a former Russian cruise ship to go adrift unmanned
  • Chongqing's throughput rises 24% m/m
    CHINA'S Chongqing ports had throughput of 10.94M tonnes in January, up 24% from December 2012
  • 6 held in Guyana smuggling
    GUYANESE inspectors are today holding six suspects after seizing at least 312kg of cocaine hidden in 20 plastic bags in a container full of timber, IHS Global Insight reported today
  • EC approves privatisation changes for Brodosplit
    THE EC has authorised amendments to the restructuring and privatisation deal for Croatia's Brodosplit shipyard
  • Otto unit refused shield from creditors
    OTTO Marine said the Singapore High Court has refused to grant its subsidiary Reflect Geophysical protection from creditors
  • Strike grips Greece
    CABOTAGE ships and ferries were idled today by a general strike in Greece
  • Penguin's profits fall 49%
    SINGAPORE shipbuilder Penguin International today posted a 49% drop in profits for full-year 2012 to $4.9M
  • Dandong reveals box surge
    CHINA'S northeastern port of Dandong said it increased throughput by nearly 118% last month, compared with December 2012
  • China's exports to non-traditional markets surge
    CHINA'S export cargoees to non-traditional markets surged in 2012 against the backdrop of declining orders from old trade partners

The Journal of Commerceweb site
FEBRUARY 20, 2013
  • Costco Teamsters Approve Three-Year Contract
    Costco Teamsters have approved a new three-year contract that includes a 9 percent wage increase over the term of the agreement. The annual pay increases over the three years of the contract will bring the hourly wage rate for clerks to $22.87. Additionally, clerks will receive bonuses of $3,750 to $4,000 every...
  • TransCore Canadian Freight Index Hits Record High in January
    TransCore's Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index showed load volumes in January increased 25 percent from December 2012 and 4 percent from January 2012, surpassing the record set for the month in January 2011 by 3 percent. Intra-Canada loads represented 24 percent of the total load volumes, and cross-border postings represented 71...
  • Survey: Canadian Business Leaders Optimistic for 2013
    Canadian business leaders are optimistic about their financial prospects in 2013, despite economic uncertainty, according to a quarterly survey of Canadian businesses commissioned by UPS Canada and conducted by Leger Marketing. The survey found that three in five business leaders believe they will see more revenue in 2013 than they did...
  • Cathay Pacific Reports Jump in Cargo for Month
    Cathay Pacific Airways reported that Cathay Pacific and Dragonair combined carried 132,792 metric tons of cargo and mail in January, an increase of 14.2 percent year-over-year. The cargo and mail load factor in January rose 3.1 percentage points to 63 percent. Capacity, measured in available cargo per mail metric ton kilometers,...
  • U.S. Lines to Adjust Pacific Express 3 Service
    U.S. Lines will adjust its Pacific Express 3 service, effective March 12. The shipping company will add Ningbo to the rotation in China, prior to Shanghai; drop Xiamen as a direct call in China, which will be serviced via Hong Kong or Pusan for all U.S. East Coast destinations; and add...
  • Quest Navigation Prepares for Canada-Maine Ferry Service
    Quest Navigation has leased a ship in anticipation of restarting ferry service between Portland, Maine, and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, and could, if awarded the contract, begin offering ferry service as early as this summer, according to Maine's Bangor Daily News. The Eliot, Maine-based company is one of only two companies that...
  • Gulf Intermodal Services Announces Management Promotions
    Linda Johnson.Jim Gillis.Saul Ramirez.Gulf Intermodal Services has promoted Linda Johnson to regional vice president of the New Orleans office, Jim Gillis to regional vice president of the Houston office and Saul Ramirez to safety and recruiting supervisor of the Houston office. Prior to this position, Johnson held various roles at the...
  • New Century Transportation Names Olszewski President
    New Century Transportation has named Mark Olszewski its new president. Olszewski will oversee the New Jersey-based trucking company's management and operations, in addition to the design and implementation of revenue growth strategies. He has more than 25 years of related experience in the transportation industry, beginning his career with less-than-truckload carrier Roadway Express...
  • Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
    I expect three major events in shipping this year: The volatile shipping market could stabilize during a transition year for future resurrection. Neither carriers nor shippers are happy with the fluctuation of rates in 2012, and neither side wins in such a market. A less volatile but more energized market could...
  • Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Shanghai International Shipping Institute
    The shipping market in 2013 may hardly see a fundamental rollover of its current downturn, but the industry will definitely experience a transition that will feature a reshuffling of shipping companies and innovations in their operation and management. A noticeable event is Maersk Line's attempt to employ Triple E containerships...
  • Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Safmarine North America
    I anticipate our industry will see several changes and forms of evolution this year as all sectors try to find a solid foundation for sustained success. One of the most important developments I suspect we'll witness will be one of increased internal focus by relevant stakeholders, and that won't necessarily...
  • Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Ports America
    The economic environment remains challenging and volatile. We must use this time to leverage stakeholder management across the supply chain with an emphasis on increased public-private partnerships and strengthened cooperation. Vital capital investments toward structural enhancements and upgrades in infrastructure, along with additional equipment purchases already have demonstrated value in such...
  • Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Port of Tampa
    2013 promises to bring considerable uncertainty, as well as opportunity for the shipping and ports sector. While the U.S. economy appears to be on a slow path toward recovery from the Great Recession, Europe and Asia face challenges such that the long-term global trade outlook is for more tempered growth...
  • Fuel Surcharges Drive US Intermodal Prices Up
    U.S. intermodal rates rose slightly last week across multiple lanes, according to weekly data on all-inclusive 53-foot door-to-door spot pricing quoted by railroads and provided by the 3PL IDS. This increase was largely due to the continued rise in fuel surcharges, IDS said. All-in 53-Foot Door-to-Door Spot Intermodal RatesWest to East...
  • Port Metro Vancouver's 2012 Container Traffic Hit All-Time High
    Port Metro Vancouver in British Columbia handled a record 2.7 million 20-foot-equivalent units in 2012, rising 8 percent year-over-year. The port also moved 124 million metric tons of cargo in 2012, rising 1 percent from 2011. The gain was mainly driven by growth in Asian economies and continuing strength in the...
  • Teamsters Gain Support Among American Airlines Mechanics
    American Airlines mechanics and related workers have reached a majority of cards signed for Teamster representation at many locations, according to the Teamsters Airline Division and the Teamsters Aviation Mechanics Coalition. The Teamster Union is nearing majority support throughout the system and is one step closer to filing for an election...
  • MIQ Logistics Opens Service Center in New Orleans
    MIQ Logistics has opened a new service center in the Lakeway Business Center in New Orleans. The facility, which specializes in import and export services, is positioned between the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and the Port of New Orleans. The Overland Park, Kan.-based logistics company has also hired Tony Ponder...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
FEBRUARY 20, 2013
  • Maersk Line: profits up in Q4?
    That seems to be the consensus of opinion of analysts ahead of A P Moller-Maersk's full-year results on Friday for its flagship liner business.William Foggon of ...
  • Peak season: to be or not to be?
    As the dragon made way for the Year of the Snake the jury was still out on the prospects for a traditional peak season in the Asia - Europe trade lane. Indeed, ...
  • Idled box fleet grabs bigger fish
    According to the latest report from Lloyd's List Intelligence [LLI] the number of containerships in hot or cold lay-up now reads 319 units for ...
  • Charleston sees box throughput rise in January
    Container volumes at US east coast port Charleston rose to 121,000 teu in January 2013, a 7.7% increase over the same month last year.For the first seven months ...
  • Bids for Unifeeder?
    Just months after it acquired rival operator Feederlink , European shortsea, feeder and logistics group Unifeeder's owners Montagu Private Equity and senior management ...
  • Shipping crisis threatens German banking system, Bundesbank warns
    German shipping is in 'deep crisis' and financiers' three-digit-billion-dollar exposure to the sector represents 'a significant regional and sectoral risk' for ...
  • US trucks on a roll
    The American Trucking Associations' [ATA] For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index advanced by a further 2.9% in January after an adjusted jump of 2.4% in December. ...

TradeWindsweb site
FEBRUARY 20, 2013
  • Delos targets Omega trio
    Delos Shipping of the US appears to be closing in on the acquisition of Omega Navigation's stake in three products tankers.
  • Rem's profit plunges
    Age Remoy's Rem Offshore has blamed the weak North Sea spot market for a slump in fourth quarter earnings.
  • Lomas wants action
    Bulker owners association Intercargo has called for a quick investigation into the fatal sinking of Harita Bauxite off the Philippines on Saturday.
  • BW pays Pemex
    BW Group has paid Mexican oil company Pemex $13.6m in arbitration costs in a row over the price of an FPSO.
  • German ship sales treble
    Troubled German shipping funds sold three times as many ships in 2012 as in the previous year.
  • Diana signs with Glencore
    Diana Shipping has tied up a charter deal with Glencore for a kamsarmax bulker recently picked up at auction.
  • Fornaes buys another
    Danish shipbreaking yard Fornaes has snapped up another elderly vessel for demolition.
  • DeepOcean in Statoil coup
    DeepOcean's long-standing relationship with Norwegian oil powerhouse Statoil has reaped dividends after the pair entered into a mammoth long-term offshore services contract.
  • DCIX to cut dividend?
    Diana Containerships will scale back its dividend this year, two leading Wall Street analysts warn.
  • Crewman injured by wave
    Bermudan authorities are on standby to evacuate an Odfjell crewman hit by a large wave.
  • Sanko buys more time
    Troubled Japanese owner Sanko Steamship has been given five more months to finalise its reorganisation plan.
  • Finnish strike threat
    Finland's icebreakers could be kept in port next month as the country's ship officers association protests against redundancies.
  • Billung gets serious
    Golden Ocean boss says talks over acquisitions have ramped up a notch.
  • Unifeeder for sale?
    Maersk Line has been linked to a takeover move for Danish shortsea and logistics operator Unifeeder which has been put up for sale by its private equity owner, reports say.
  • Fortuna master fined
    The Russian captain of the cargoship Fortuna has been fined in Denmark for not reporting its grounding quickly enough.
  • Nanaimo restructures
    Canada's Nanaimo Shipyard is undergoing a financial restructuring to make itself viable once more.
  • Aker Philly bounces back
    Work on a two-vessel order for ExxonMobil helped tip Kjell Inge Rokke's Aker Philadelphia Shipyard back to profit in the fourth quarter.
  • Hostage count mounts
    Nigerian pirates now have 10 foreign seafarers in captivity after details of the latest West African attack emerged on Wednesday.
  • Time to buy Nam Cheong
    Investors should pounce on shares in Singapore-listed Nam Cheong before the company announces record results, according to analysts.
  • Eurotunnel hits back
    France's Eurotunnel will contest UK anti-trust findings that its purchase of three former SeaFrance ferries could push up cross-Channel prices.
  • Bonheur profit shrinks
    Red ink from its shipping, cruise and renewable energy activities dragged down fourth quarter profit at Fred Olsen holding company Bonheur.
  • Bahri fixes merger funding
    National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has clinched bridge financing worth SAR 31.8bn ($848m) to fund its merger with Vela.
  • Korea's 10-year low
    The combined order backlog of nine major Korean shipyards is at its lowest level for 10 years.
  • PE buys Cosalt Offshore
    A European private equity and venture capital firm has agreed to buy Cosalt Offshore from its struggling parent company.
  • PACD ties up $1bn loan
    Pacific Drilling has signed a $1 billion senior secured credit facility agreement to plug a gap in the funding of its newbuildings.
  • Teekay adds tug trio
    Teekay Shipping Australia has secured three more high powered tugs for its operations in Port Hedland.
  • OOCL newbuild damaged
    An OOCL containership newbuilding has been damaged while under construction at Samsung Heavy industries.
  • Endeavour back in action
    Northern Offshore has secured a short term charter contract for its jack-up drilling rig Energy Endeavour.
  • Judgment day draws near
    Equity analysts are starting to take a closer look at the Teekay family of companies in anticipation of fourth-quarter earnings reports that are due out later this week.
  • Inner circle still intact
    Stephen Kaplan will continue to serve as a close advisor to shipping mogul Peter Georgiopoulos after relinquishing a seat on Genco Shipping & Trading's board of directors late last week.

American Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 20, 2013
  • Diamond heist has 'significant impact' on Brink's
    The Antwerp World Diamond Centre has put the value of the goods - both rough and polished stones - at $50 million. Brink's employees were loading the plane at Brussels Airport in Belgium when the robbers struck.
  • Ship financing in 'troubled waters,' banker says
    Andreas Dombret, board member at Deutsche Bundesbank, said in a speech in Hamburg Monday that "the financing of shipping undoubtedly represents a substantial regional and sectoral risk in the banking industry."
  • Maersk hiking transpacific rates April 1
  • Truck tonnage soars in January
  • MIQ Logistics enters New Orleans
  • Draymen as port employees called bad idea
    Rep. Roger Freeman, the prime sponsor of the bill, H.B. 1719, said "there are injustices in the Port of Seattle and trucking business" and was introducing the bill to help underpaid drayage drivers who are independent contractors.
  • AMI takes on India
  • DHL signs maintenance agreement
  • Transplace, CombineNet keep procurement platform
  • Semiconductor maker uses Amber Road for screening
  • E-invoicing on the rise
  • Irish forwarder signs up with CargoWise
  • India to get new air regulatory agency
    The Indian government is eyeing the creation of a nine-member Civil Aviation Authority, which would set aviation standards and oversee air safety, regulation and licensing. It will replace the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 20, 2013
  • Fuel price risk goes beyond mainstream shipping sphere
    Single-tonne contract allows organisations to tailor hedging strategies to match exposure and trade smaller clip sizes, as and when risk arises.
  • Teekay evaluating potential LNG bunkering sites
    Teekay's LNG bunkering plans could potentially lead to a facility in Vancouver and Seattle.
  • Wartsila to host webinar focused on LNG
    'Invested in correctly, LNG can deliver advantages such as lower operating costs, fewer exhaust emissions, greater fuel flexibility and a fast return on investment.'
  • Canadian refinery 'could close'
    East coast plant produces a range of products, including bunker fuel.
  • IFO prices firm in Fujairah
    South African market records fall in prices.
  • Mid-week bunker prices soften in Europe
    Weak demand in Gibraltar.
  • 'No doubt' that more companies will go down in 2013
    Entities owned by German KG houses may be 'the biggest black hole' among companies that cannot service debts.
  • Player outlines pricing structure for LNG
    LNG bunker fuel should be benchmarked against conventional alternatives.
  • Korea Line's debt talks fall through
    Korea Line said to have accumulated debts of more than $942 million.
  • Fuel oil trains delayed by winter weather
    Cargoes are heading to the Russian ports of Nakhodka and Slavyanka.
  • Odfjell in the red for 2012
    The company made a net loss of $111 million in 2012, down from a net profit of $269 million in 2011.
  • Singapore bunker sales at 'eight-month high'
    MPA releases new data on low sulphur sales.
  • Asian bunker prices a mixed bag midweek
    WTI futures displayed gains in electronic trading.
  • Chemical tanker owners ordering bigger ships
    Shipping analyst says average sizes for new chemical tankers to be above 38,000 dwt.
  • Thai vessel crew arrested for oil smuggling
    Vessel owner had provided untaxed fuel oil.
  • US Senate clears the way for investment in alternative fuels
    Senate scraps rule that limited Pentagon's scope to invest in alternative energy.
  • Singapore-listed firm's profit plunges 82%
    But revenue was up 6.5% on ship repair, chartering and bunkering activities.

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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%
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
Washington
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
Hilden
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Nola
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Hvidovre
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
Milan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
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
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
SAILING LIST
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Arrival ports by:
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- country
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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
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
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
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.
PORTS
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
DATABASE
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
››› File
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
They rise to 88 the companies associated with Assiterminal
Genoa
Membership of seven new companies
Brothers Cosulich acquired the genovese Slavetti Enzo
Genoa
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
Portsmouth
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
Brussels
Also adopted the general approach on the regulation on the use of the capacity of the railway infrastructure
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