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Independent journal on economy and transport policy
15:18 GMT+2
January 22, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • OOCL holds double naming of twin 13,208-TEUers at Samsung island yards
  • CMA CGM fleet receives highest score on rule compliance and safety
  • After 2011 losses, CSCL is back in black after sale-leaseback of boxes
  • Nigerian Navy to crackdown on suspected oil theft and illegal bunkering
  • Modern Terminals establishes US$1 billion Medium Term Note Programme
  • New OECD-WTO trade calculation aims to dampen protectionist outcry
  • DHL wins US$160.5 million Panasonic UK warehousing delivery contract
  • Pacnet Optical Transport Network bandwidth to meet 'explosive' needs
  • 42 months in US jail for microwave amplifier exports without a licence
  • Air China adds Beijing-Houston, up flights to New York, SFX, Vancouver
  • New chairman takes helm as Grand Duchy buys out Qatar Cargolux stake
  • Hamilton cargo airport Canada's No 3 with US$12.7 million investment
  • AA Cargo signs accords with Global Logistics Network to bolster ties

Exim Indiaweb site
JANUARY 21, 2013
  • APL, Hapag-Lloyd in feeder service between Germany & Poland
  • Arrest of luxury cruise vessel (Indian flag) at Cochin Port - Can admiralty jurisdiction be invoked?
  • Braemar Adjusting opens new Dubai office
  • CMA CGM receives highest score on compliance & fleet safety
  • Cosco beats global container volume growth in 2012
  • G6, GA & NWA to offer more FE-US East Coast services from May
  • GAIL (I) eyes gas shipping
  • Geodis expanding further in India
  • Insurance brokers embrace iPandi, the UK Clubs underwriting app
  • ISSA regional meetings in Mumbai & Chennai next month
  • Los Angeles port box traffic up in 2012
  • Piracy at five-year low in 2012: IMB
  • Transpacific rate benchmark sees 14 pc surge last week
  • Chinese stainless steel attracts 20 pc safeguard duty
  • Antwerp port facilitating LNG bunkering
  • CAG report finds performance guarantee by Odisha non-major port developers inadequate
  • Staff strength down by 5 pc CAGR over last decade at Major Ports
  • Govt to build 6-lane Delhi-Ludhiana expressway
  • INR turns weak on fresh dollar demand
  • World Bank slashes global GDP outlook to 2.4 pc

International Transport Journalweb site
JANUARY 21, 2013
  • Three more Air Canada stations "RAP e2" certified
    The airports of Chicago O'Hare (USA), London Heathrow (Great Britain) and Vancouver (Canada) have become the latest stations to join the list of certified Envirotainer RAP e2 Air C...
  • SBB equips 1,700 more signals with speed monitoring systems
    Switzerland's national railway SBB is to invest another CHF 50 million in upgrading its existing train control systems and further enhancing the safety of the country's rail networ...
  • Moscow Domodedovo airport reports solid cargo growth through 2012
    Moscow Domodedovo airport handled a total of 196,984 t of airfreight in 2012, an increase of 4.3%, compared to 2011. The airport processed 19,719 t in December 2012, 6.5% more...
  • Hactl achieves second best annual throughput
    Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) - the major air cargo handler at the world's largest air cargo hub - has reported the second best year in the company's history. Q4/20...
  • Small dip in Danish border traffic
    Denmark saw a record number of inbound lorries crossing its borders in spring 2012, followed by a slight decrease in H2/2012. In Q4/2012 an average of 4,696 lorries per day crossed...
  • CP's new intermodal facility now serving customers
    Canadian Pacific, a transcontinental railway in Canada and the USA, has opened a new intermodal facility at Saskatchewan's global transportation hub (GTH) in Regina (Saskatchewan/C...
  • Daimler selects Meritor Wabco as brake chamber supplier
    Meritor Wabco, a leading provider of efficient air system solutions for the commercial vehicle industry, has been named the standard position steer axle service brake chamber suppl...
  • Railinc's board of directors strengthened by Redeker
    Railinc Corp has reported that Michael Redeker, vice-president and CIO of Canadian Pacific (CP), has been elected to Railinc's board of directors. Redeker joined CP in October 2012...
  • DHL Supply Chain awarded EU's AEO-F certificate
    DHL Supply Chain, Deutsche Post DHL's contract logistics specialist, has received the EU's authorised economic operator certificate (AEO-F). The EU certificate is rated as a seal o...
  • CFO of Zurich Airport wins award
    Daniel Schmucki, the chief financial officer of Airport Zürich AG, has won the CFO of the Year Award 2013. He received the CFO Forum Switzerland's award in the listed Swiss compani...
  • Talke lands logistics handling contract from Qapco
    Qapco, a Qatar-based plastics producer, has mandated the German logistics service provider Talke to manage finished product logistics at its new production plant in Mesaieed (Qatar...
  • Menlo Worldwide logistics facility earns green business certification
    Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc, announced that its Livermore CA (USA) facility recently earned the green business certification from the ...
  • Russia's warehouse property market expanding
    The real estate consultancy firm Knight Frank St Petersburg, a subsidiary of the world's leading property consulting group Knight Frank, expects that demand for high-quality class ...

Marine Logweb site
JANUARY 21, 2013
  • Viking Supply plans new organizational structure
  • Cruise ferry is first ship to gain new BV notation
  • Island Offshore PSVs get five-year contracts
  • Wärtsilä books CMAL ferry engine order
  • DNV and KOGAS in LNG bunkering project

World Wide Shipperweb site
JANUARY 21, 2013
  • Port of Grays Harbor schedules public meeting to discuss projects
  • BNSF to spend over $4 billion on 2013 capital commitment program
  • Crowley aids UAF students with four scholarship grants
  • Corps contractor begins dredging Snohomish River navigation channel
  • Port Metro Vancouver seeking applications for board of directors

Lloyd's Listweb site
JANUARY 21, 2013
  • Security at sea: changing risk horizons
  • Ill wind at In Amenas
  • UN anti-piracy effort wins UK funding
  • Third time lucky for emissions measure
  • Electronic systems are vulnerable to sabotage and disruption
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan buys SeaCube
  • DNB retains cautious lending criteria
  • Toney and Slater take charge at WatchStander
  • Trafigura buys product tankers
  • Guangzhou Shipyard International warns of 2012 profit plunge
  • Sohar to double annual box capacity by year-end
  • Rescue at risk
  • Guangzhou Shipyard International warns of 2012 profit plunge
  • LPG player Evergas launches four-vessel ordering spree
  • Vessel hijacked for cargo theft off Ivory Coast
  • Dry bulk nears 'turning point'
  • Creditors 'should replace OSG board'
  • Poor bulker demand drives slump in Japan ship exports
  • Zolotas takes the chair at NewLead after Fistes moves on
  • Step forward Hong Kong
  • Clarksons warns of 'over-inflated' Indian demolition market
  • It's your decisions not the economy, stupid
  • HHI pessimistic over newbuilding demand
  • IMEC remembers Sherwood

Fairplayweb site
JANUARY 21, 2013
  • HHI wins $1.1Bn Statoil offshore deal
    Hyundai HI said today it has clinched an offshore project from Statoil worth $1.1Bn
  • Crew rescues yachtsman
    A CRUISE ship's crew has reportedly rescued a French yachtsman who had been drifting on a life raft for three days
  • Lanka drilling advanced
    CAIRN India said it has brought forward its offshore exploration drilling programme in Sri Lanka's Mannar Basin, where it has struck gas
  • Crew suspended in fracas
    FERRY operator DFDS told Fairplay today it is investigating drink-related violence at a French repair yard
  • COSCO Pacific plans January notes offering
    COSCO Pacific Shipping said it plans to offer institutional investors notes on or about 21 January through a subsidiary
  • CSCL predicting $82.5M in 2012 profits
    HONG KONG and Shanghai-listed CSCL has predicted net profits of about 520M yuan ($82.5M) for 2012
  • SW China seeks to access the sea by 2020
    CHINA'S Guizhou provincial government said it seeks to build a navigation waterway to the estuaries of the Pearl and Yangtze rivers by 2020
  • Dachser acquiring Transunion
    GERMAN freight forwarder Dachser said it is taking over Spanish forwarding group Transunion SA for an undisclosed sum
  • S&P places Trafigura in product sector
    TRAFIGURA was reported today to have agreed to buy three MR product tankers, its first purchase in that sector
  • ESPO fights early juggling of port rules
    THE EC should hold off on fresh legislation on improving port efficiency and transparency, ESPO has urged
  • NZ docker killed
    A DOCKER has been killed in a Wellington port accident
  • SCA to bring box cargoes under one tender
    THE SWEDISH logistics unit SCA Transforest said it has decided to concentrate all its containerised shipments into a single tender
  • 'Strong' year seen for Asian O&M players
    DBS RESEARCH has predicted that 2013 "could be another strong year" for Asian offshore and marine companies, with investments driven by high oil prices
  • Indonesian coal exports to India hit record high
    INDONESIAN thermal coal exports to India hit an all-time high in November, IHS McCloskey reported
  • VLCCs top tanker resales
    VLCCs dominated the tanker resale market last week, after the previous week saw a series of products tankers changing hands

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JANUARY 21, 2013
  • Chennai Offers Tariff Concessions to Woo Carriers
    India's Chennai Port Authority has announced a new one-year concessional scheme for vessel-related charges levied on mainline calls. Port officials said the revised scheme, which replaces concessional rates announced in January 2010, would remain in force until Dec. 31, 2013. "As the previous scheme was advantageous only to a few mainline container...
  • Vietnam Logistics Provider Joins the Secure Shipper Exchange Compliant Partner Network
    TORRANCE, Calif. - The Secure Shipper Exchange announces the addition of its newest member to its network of supply chain service providers and its first member from Vietnam -- Vantage Logistics Corp. of Ho Chi Minh City. Vantage Logistics Corp. is a full-service company providing international air and ocean logistics...
  • 2013 Promising for US Meat Exports
    Although the U.S. drought and sluggish economic conditions overseas will impact the volume of beef, pork and lamb exports this year, the value of red meat exports could reach new highs, according to the U.S. Meat Export Federation. "The industry is focusing on 2013 as a year of great opportunities to...
  • Menlo Worldwide Logistics Facility Earns Green Business Certification
    SAN FRANCISCO and LIVERMORE, Calif. - Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that its Livermore, Calif., facility recently earned the Green Business Certification from the California Green Business Program. Certification requires a facility to meet program-defined performance levels in the areas of waste...
  • Crowley Awards $10,000 in Scholarships to Exemplary UAF Students
    (L-R) Stumpf, Beans, Jones, Hobby. FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Four University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) students began spring classes this week with their semester financially covered thanks in part to $10,000 in Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship grants. UAF students Rodney Hobby, Lucas Stumpf, Maggie Ann Beans and Amber Jones, who...
  • CMA CGM Receives the Highest Score on Compliance and Safety of Its Fleet
    MARSEILLE, France - In January 2013, the Group-owned CMA CGM fleet was rewarded by state ports (Port State Control), the highest score for its fleet in recognition of the fleet's compliance with international regulations regarding safety at sea, technical/regulatory compliance and pollution prevention. For this ranking, port national authorities verify the...
  • Zonar Announces Its Inaugural Fleet Management Conference - THE ZONE 2013
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Zonar, a leading provider of fleet telematics, remote diagnostics and mobile onboard computing is holding its inaugural annual conference on May 14-16, 2013 at the Grand Hyatt Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. THE ZONE 2013 is lined up to be one of the most exciting fleet...
  • Abe Garver Tapped to Head Global E-Commerce Advisory for the Leading M&A Firm in the Supply Chain Sector
    Abe Garver, BG Strategic Advisors' new managing director of global e-commerce advisory. PALM BEACH, Fla. - BG Strategic Advisors, the leading M&A firm for the supply chain sector and advisor on premium sell side deals, announced that Abe Garver has been named Managing Director of Global E-Commerce Advisory. In addition to being...
  • ARI Named Among FORTUNE's '100 Best Places to Work For'
    MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. - ARI(R), a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, has been named to FORTUNE's 2013 "100 Best Places to Work For" list. Now in its 16th year, the annual list recognizes companies that seek to foster employee engagement and develop a...
  • Norfolk Southern Opens Pennsylvania Intermodal Facility
    Class I railroad Norfolk Southern today opened a new $97 million intermodal terminal in South Central Pennsylvania, advancing the company's Crescent Corridor series of project, which is a multi-state infrastructure initiative connecting the Southeast and Northeast. The Franklin County Regional Intermodal Facility is located on 200 acres south of Greencastle. The facility...
  • Conrad Blucher Institute Develops Mobile App to Increase Navigational Safety Along Nation's Second-Largest Port
    The depths of the Houston-Galveston ship channel.CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Researchers have designed and are implementing a new mobile application to provide ship captains and pilots with real-time predictions of ocean water levels and currents along the Houston Ship Channel, which services the second-largest port in the United States,...
  • Michelin Announces $73 Million Investment at Waterville, Nova Scotia Plant
    WATERVILLE Nova Scotia - Michelin North America reinforced its commitment to the province of Nova Scotia today by announcing a $73 million(CDN) project investment at its Waterville truck tire plant. Michelin anticipates the investment will create approximately 50 new jobs in the Annapolis Valley. "Today's announcement shows once again that...
  • Why Slow-Steaming Makes No Waves
    The will to act collectively isn't something container lines are known for - just look at the rates and scarcity of profits. Yet in 2012, and indeed for the past five years, the carriers have remained in lockstep when it comes to one key area of their operations: slow-steaming their...
  • Florida East Coast Railway Hires Chinnici as Engineering, Purchasing SVP
    Freight rail system Florida East Coast Railway today appointed Francis J. Chinnici as senior vice president of engineering and purchasing. Chinnici succeeds Robert B. Stevens, vice president and chief engineering officer, who is retiring. Stevens worked for 38 years in the rail industry, with the last six years at FEC, according...
  • Annual Review & Outlook 2013: China Shipping (North America) Holding
    As you know, each year has different challenges, but our mature industry is still attempting to define itself in our 21st century. Two main considerations are capacity and deployment of vessels. Vessel capacity on a macro basis will be dictated by world GDP as well as world container growth. Although there's...
  • Annual Review & Outlook 2013: China Ocean Shipping Company Americas; Cosco Container Lines Americas
    2012 was a year that saw carriers start to show some discipline as far as freight rates, despite supply and demand not being totally in our favor. The spot market between Asia and the U.S. saw quite a few rate increases, and while there has recently been some backsliding because...
  • Jaguar Launches New Website and Brings Social Media Connectivity to Customers
    VALLEY STREAM, N.Y. - Jaguar Freight, the industry leader in the design and operation of bespoke transportation and supply chain strategies, announces today the launch of the company's new website and social media services. The new site and services, which incorporate a refreshed brand, are the result of listening to...
  • Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Ceres Terminals
    The state of some of the economies around the globe is a major challenge facing the maritime industry this year. The U.S. economy has been on a declining growth curve for the last several years. After emerging from the trauma of 2008-2009, the economy's pace of growth has slowed year over...
  • American Airlines Debuts New, Modern Look
    FORT WORTH, Texas - It's a new year and a fresh new look for American Airlines as the company today unveils a new logo and exterior for its planes, including the already delivered Flagship Boeing 777-300ER aircraft set to fly on Jan. 31. In addition, American plans to continue taking...
  • Annual Review & Outlook 2013: Bryant's Maritime Consulting
    The maritime profession is ever changing, and never so rapidly as now. Electronic devices have a half-life of two years. They are continually being improved and replaced, generally by more complicated devices. Regulatory groups, including, but not limited to the IMO, flag states, port states, and classification societies, are regularly implementing...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JANUARY 21, 2013
  • 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 ...
  • Dachser buys Transunion
    Global logistics provider Dachser has acquired Spanish air and sea freight forwarder Transunion, subject to approval by antitrust authorities. The move is part ...
  • MSC Rena salvage ending for Braemar
    London-headquartered Braemar Shipping Services [BSS] expects that its salvage work on the MSC Rena casualty in New Zealand's Bay of Plenty will be stood down in ...
  • EU ramps-up subsidy war on China
    The European Union has ruled that China is providing illegal subsides to its steel manufacturers; thus many household appliances and white goods imported from China ...
  • CaroTrans expands network
    NVOCC CaroTrans is expanding its global service network with the addition of a direct, weekly LCL service from San Francisco to Japan.The operator claims the service, ...
  • China GDP boost
    There is increased confidence that the world's second-biggest economy is back on growth track after the release of data showing that China's GDP expanded by 7.9% ...

TradeWindsweb site
JANUARY 21, 2013
  • MOL sells at a premium
    Mitsui OSK Lines (OSK) has offloaded one of its 13 methanol tankers, it is claimed.
  • Seaprobe sinks
    Two US Coast Guard air crews rescued 12 men from lifeboats after their research ship capsized.
  • India to try guards
    The two Italian marines accused of murdering fishermen they mistook for pirates will stand trial in India.
  • Viking in Danish move
    Viking Supply Ships is to consolidate operations at its Danish headquarters in a move aimed at streamlining business and boosting profit.
  • Jaccar adds quartet
    France's Jaccar Holdings has added to its orderbook in China with another four gas carriers.
  • Brila tanker taken
    Pirates seized a Nigerian tanker off the Ivory Coast last week, it has emerged.
  • Izumo officer held
    The Chinese second officer of the Wisdom Marine cargoship Izumo was arrested in India following an alleged collision with a fishing boat.
  • Double trouble for FSL
    First Ship Lease Trust has braced investors for a further cut in revenue as two more owners look to redraw charter deals.
  • Island ties up two
    Island Offshore has inked long-term contracts for a pair of platform supply vessels.
  • Anchor-handler sinks
    A Singapore-owned anchor-handler has sunk off Burma, but all 43 crew were rescued.
  • Deliveries dipping
    Newbuilding deliveries will come down by 15% this year, according to Clarksons' new research chief.
  • Six saved in grounding
    Six seafarers have been rescued from a Turkish cargoship that ran aground in a storm off Portugal.
  • One dead after capsize
    One seafarer has been killed after his cargoship capsized in the Turkish port of Cayeli.
  • GSI warns on profit
    Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) has braced investors for a huge fall in full year earnings.
  • PIL fined in US
    Singapore box line PIL has agreed to plead guilty to pollution charges in the US.
  • Nissan scraps Spirit
    Nissan Motor Car Carrier of Japan has thrown one of its ships on the scrap heap in China.
  • NAT will do nicely
    Herbjorn Hansson's Burma Shipping has taken a significant slice of Nordic American Tankers following the sale of a shipmanagement business to the New York-listed owner.
  • Bahri confirms scrap
    The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has confirmed the scrappng of a ro-ro/general cargoship.
  • Tender deal takes time
    Seadrill has wound the clock back on the sale of its tender rig business to SapuraKencana Petroleum.
  • Subsea 7 signs with Shell
    Oslo-listed Subsea 7 has won a $135m pipe-laying deal from Shell.
  • Samjin adds double
    Korea's Samjin Shipbuilding has won a deal to build two products tankers, with an option for two more.
  • Four more for Nordana
    Denmark's Nordana has signed up for four more multipurpose heavy-lifts in China.
  • Baltic Ace salvage halted
    Svitzer has put salvage work on a sunken car carrier off the Dutch coast on hold due to poor operating conditions.
  • NCL leaps on debut
    Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) shares jumped over 30% on their first day of trading on the US stock market last week.
  • Sabrina takes the helm
    Sabrina Chao has been formally appointed as chairman of Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings.
  • German cape refloated
    A German-owned capesize bulker has been refloated after going aground on the St Lawrence River, near Quebec, Canada.
  • Hyundai in winning start
    Hyundai Heavy Industries continues to see a strong start to 2013 with its second $1bn plus order in as many weeks.

American Shipperweb site
JANUARY 21, 2013
  • BNSF's capital spend to hit record $4.1 billion
    Of this amount, about $2.3 billion will be spent on upgrades of network assets, such as tracks, ties and signals, and another $1 billion on locomotives, freight cars and other equipment acquisitions, the Fort Worth-based railroad said.
  • Hapag-Lloyd postpones NA export rate hike
  • Nordana building additional ships
  • Qantas Freight incorporates new acquisition
  • ITC says turbine tower imports injure U.S. makers
  • PIL to pay $2.2 million in U.S. penalties
    The penalty grows out of alleged discharges of contaminated bilge waters and failure to keep an accurate oil record book on its ship Southern Lily 2 when it was operating within navigable waters of American Samoa in 2011.
  • Walmart launches 'Buy America' initiative
  • China Shipping expects 2012 profit
  • Group sells Stansted airport
  • Ontario Teachers' pension fund dips back into container world
    The pension fund paid $467 million for a 100-percent stake in SeaCube. It's the second major splash the pension fund, one of Canada's largest, has made in the container shipping industry.
  • Company plans LNG export facility in Lake Charles
  • Phillips 66 makes logistics deal for Bakken crude
    The fuel producer signed a five-year contract with Global Partners to use its rail transloading, logistics and transportation system to deliver crude oil from the Bakken region to its refinery in Elizabeth, N.J.
  • APM Terminals will use RFID to prevent yard accidents
  • Antwerp sees little change in 2012 box volumes
  • U.S. supports satellite export to Spain
  • Global Logistics Network expands
  • Executive moves

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JANUARY 21, 2013
  • AET takes delivery of VLCC
    The Eagle Vancouver is one of the first newbuilds to comply with the IMO's Ballast Water Management Convention.
  • Fujairah bunker prices open the week firm
    Prices climbing across all grades in Suez.
  • South Korea to study LNG bunkering
    Feasibility study 'one of the largest and most comprehensive'.
  • Prices head upward in major European ports
    Congestion reported at Rotterdam and Gibraltar.
  • Shipping urged to use biofuels
    DNV analysts identify shipping's two best options for meeting CO2 reduction target.
  • Canada only 'anticipates' 2013 date for ECA enforcement
    Availability of low sulphur fuel a 'key issue'.
  • ARA fuel oil stocks fall week-on-week
    But stocks still 1 million barrels higher than four weeks ago.
  • GAC nets global accolade
    Bunker company among few to be awarded ISO 9001:2008 certificate.
  • Hong Kong low sulphur laws could be in place in 2014
    But setting up cold ironing facilities at the port's Kai Tak cruise terminal could take longer.
  • Wartsila engines for Scottish ferry
    Engines to have 'lowest emissions and fuel consumption'.
  • Bunker prices rising in Asia
    Bunker prices strengthen in the ports of Singapore, Hong Kong and Busan.
  • Bunkering suspended in East China
    Bad weather forces suspension of operations in East China ports.
  • South Korean refiner bunker sales rise
    S-Oil's bonded bunker fuel sales jumped 20,000 mt a month after using storage tanks at Onsan.
  • Chinese bonded bunker sales volumes up
    Sales volumes rose 2.9% to 1.01 million mt in December last year.
  • 1,000 gallon oil spill reported in Bahamas
    Spill occurred near oil and gas storage facility in Freeport Harbor on Grand Bahama island.

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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Arrival ports by:
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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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