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September 23, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • SCFI rates down to US$1,891/FEU to USWC and $875/TEU to north Europe
  • Shenzhen's eight-month container volume up 1pc to 15.25 million TEU
  • IMO passes container weigh-in rules despite shipper opposition
  • Matson risks US$25,000 daily fines for fish killed in molasses spill
  • Tianjin port opens social media smart phone WeChat interactive link
  • Chengdu-Lodz railway changes border crossing in face of rising costs
  • Chongqing's 8-month rail inbound boxes up 20pc to 3.11 million tonnes
  • Qingdao expands cargo capacity with domestic and overseas services
  • Fujian, Jiangxi join to sell joint port-logistics schemes to Beijing
  • US farm bill asking for WTO trouble from China, warn US trade bodies
  • Insurers relaunch IMDG Code guides to prevent hazmat accidents at sea
  • Sarjak again named 'NVOCC of the Year - Special Equipment' at MALA
  • Moscow-Brussels tug of war to recruit Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia
  • Supply chains need to cope with growing emerging market demand: Ti report
  • UN labour code provides Willis Group stranded seaman insurance to sell
  • Singapore Airlines, Tata sign agreement to set up new Indian carrier
  • Air carriers face military revenue loses as Pentagon slashes airlift
  • US Air Force to give first of four C-130 Hercs to Afghan Air Force
  • IATA sets up working group to measure air cargo carbon footprint
  • Global air freight growth to slow to less than 4.9pc over 20 years
  • Canadian lobstermen can't cope with air cargo rates, mull box ships

Exim Indiaweb site
SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
  • Armed guards now deployed on 80 pc of containerships & tankers
  • Cargotec s Kalmar receives major repeat order from TraPac s fully automated terminal in Los Angeles
  • Global Logistics Services expands operations with new office in Mumbai
  • MOL again earns listing on DJSI
  • Safmarine wins Ocean Supplier Excellence Award
  • VPT looks to boost traffic through sops
  • Another 'Long Standing' Story of CAG & PAC Reports!
  • BCHAA organises 2nd workshop for CHA staff
  • Siddhi Vinayak Logistic celebrates "Driver's Day"
  • INR rallies by 125 paise against dollar to end at 62.23

International Transport Journalweb site
  • Russian Railways investing in new railway bridge
  • Unifeeder acquires United Feeder Services
  • DB Schenker Rail moves into Germany's biggest loco workshop
  • Virgin Atlantic cancels Accra service
  • Irish port and shipping sector expands
  • Fedex posts strong result in Q1
  • IDS hub celebrates tenth anniversary
  • New freight facility at Seychelles airport
  • MOL remains in sustainability index
  • New Efip head appointed
  • China office for London's Baltic Exchange
  • Multitrade Spain transports train cars from Spain to Chile
  • John Holland awarded Roy Hill mining project contract
  • Transcarga takes delivery of its first Airbus aircraft
  • Zimmer auf Rollen
  • Neuer Hafen in Zentralasien

Marine Logweb site
SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
  • Adriatic to buy five six former ACO OSVs from Harvey
  • ACL cuts steel on new generation CONRO ships
  • Azerbaijan inaugurates new Baku Shipyard
  • Houston court hands Nobu Su another victory
  • Baltic Trading to raise $55 million
  • ABB secures $25 million order from Nordic Yards

World Wide Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
  • Coast Guard detains vessel for numerous safety issues
  • Trees to come down near Portland Airport
  • Dow Jones taps Mitsui for Sustainability Index
  • Port of Seattle releases August container numbers
  • DOC trade delegation to talk cybersecurity in Saudi Arabia/Kuwait

Lloyd's Listweb site
SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
  • Denholm ponders return to bulkers
    Diversified Glasgow shipping group says it's looking for acquisitions
  • GSF and WSC welcome IMO box weight compromise
    But transport union and shippers group slam the proposed regulations
  • Scorpio takes four MR newbuildings from Ceres and JP Morgan
    Valero-chartered tankers due from SPP Shipbuilding in first-half 2014
  • Danes set out to conquer the Northwest Passage
    Nordic Bulk vessel plans historic transit through Canadian Arctic
  • Unifeeder acquires niche Mediterranean player
    Purchase of United Feeder Services positions players as pan-European leaders
  • Employers' council numbers boom as owners seek help with crew rights
    IMEC will meet seafarer unions in October for fresh round of bargaining
  • Gas power makes economic sense
    Interest grows in LNG fuel as the figures start to add up
  • What price alternative fuel?
    It is tricky to compare the costs of using gas to that of conventional bunkers
  • Neste sells tanker fleet
    Sale and leaseback aims to boost Finnish state-controlled energy group's cashflow
  • Operators to be told to take responsibility for cat fines damage
    Individual claims likely to exceed $1m
  • Port Botany recovers after crane failure
    DP World warns of minor yard delays on shift changes
  • Navios Partners plans fundraiser for fleet growth
    Owner seeks longer charters as dry bulk market brightens
  • Melbourne's annual box volumes slip
    But motor vehicle, dry bulk and liquid trades show growth
  • Going beyond the unknown unknowns
    Less talk and more action at IUMI 2013
  • The art of wreck removal
    A fascinating DVD and book give new insight into shipping casualties

Fairplayweb site
SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
  • ITF slams box weighing 'compromise'
    THE ITF today accused the IMO of missing a chance to reduce safety risks by failing to vote for mandatory weighing of all boxes before loading
  • Drybulk share sales accelerate
    TAKING advantage of the run-up in drybulk stock values, both Navios Partners and Baltic Trading have priced follow-on offerings
  • Vitol locks in LR2 tankers
    SWISS commodity trader Vitol has booked two LR2 product tankers for six months at $16,250 per day
  • SCI-owned VLCC arrested
    A VLCC owned by government-run Shipping Corporation of India has been arrested in Singapore
  • Unifeeder takes over UFS, eyes Med market
    UNIFEEDER, the European container feeder operator, has unveiled a major acquisition in its push for the Mediterranean market share
  • MHI, KHI said to be negotiating two VLGCs
    MITSUBISHI HI and Kawasaki HI are reportedly discussing a scheme under which each would build a VLGC for compatriot LPG importer Astomos Energy, brokers told Fairplay today
  • Nordic discloses offer
    NORDIC Shipholding, the Copenhagen-listed owner of six product tankers, said today it has received an investment offer from outside Denmark
  • Capesize surge rubs off on Panamaxes
    A SPOT RATE surge for Capesize bulkers is finally rubbing off on Panamax rates, with some charterers splitting Capesize stems into two Panamaxes to save costs
  • BDI rise turns analysts bullish on Yangzijiang
    SHARES in Singapore-listed Chinese shipbuilder Yangzijiang are today being put on offer, as analysts see the Baltic Dry Index's rally to spur bulker orders

The Journal of Commerceweb site
SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
  • Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for Sept. 20
    Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in September and October. North America-Europe Effective Oct. 1, Hapag-Lloyd is planning to boost rates between North America and Europe. From Canada, the U.S. and Mexico to North Europe and the Mediterranean,...
  • Strike Hits Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway
    More than 100 members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen today struck the Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway. Picket lines were posted at seven primary WLE terminals, including Akron, Brewster, Canton, Carey, Hartland and Mingo Junction, Ohio, and Carnegie, Pa., shutting down the entire railroad's operation. "We were forced to...
  • Norfolk Southern Names Stewart Executive Vice President, CFO
    Marta R. Stewart will succeed John P. Rathbone as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Norfolk Southern Corp., effective Nov. 1. She will report to NS President James A. Squires. Rathbone is retiring after a 32-year career in the finance and administrative divisions of the company that began with...
  • Nagoya's Container Trade Edges Up
    The number of foreign trade containers handled by the Port of Nagoya in central Japan edged up 0.8 percent in the first half of this year from a year earlier to 1.226 million 20-foot equivalent units, according to preliminary figures released by the Nagoya municipal government. The Port of Nagoya is...
  • Currency Overvaluation Hits China's Competitiveness
    China's exporters could face even more intense pressure from rivals in Asia if the renminbi continues to strengthen, according to one analyst. While currencies in Asia such as the rupee, yen and rupiah have depreciated in recent months, the renminbi has remained steadfast and could further appreciate, reducing the competiveness of...
  • Japanese Exports to US Surge
    Japan's exports to the United States rose for the eighth straight month in August on a year-on-year basis, surging 20.6 percent to 1.069 trillion yen ($10.8 billion), according to preliminary figures released by the Finance Ministry on Sept. 19. The August jump in U.S.-bound shipments was led by autos, auto parts...
  • OSCAR: FEU Availability Doubles in Kansas City
    Ocean Shipping Container Availability Report, Sept. 18 Full-size image There were 294 40-foot containers available to handle U.S. exports in Kansas City in the week of Sept. 18, more than double the 138 FEUs available at this inland location last week, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's weekly Ocean Shipping Container...
  • SCFI: Shanghai-to-US Spot Rates Edge Down
    Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, U.S. West Coast, week ending Sept. 20, 2013 Full-size image Spot container rates to the U.S. East and West Coasts measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index fell slightly in the week ending Sept. 20. This marks the second straight week of declines in both lanes. The spot...
  • SCFI: Shanghai-Mediterranean Spot Container Rates Fall Below $1,000
    Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, Mediterranean, week ending Sept. 20, 2013 Full-size image Spot container rates from Asia to Mediterranean ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index eroded by $62 per 20-foot-equivalent unit during the week ending Sept. 20. Rates fell below the $1,000-per-TEU mark for the first time since the end...
  • Match-Back Key to Growth in US Containerized Agricultural Exports
    Farmers, railroad and shipping executives agree that if together they can find a way to efficiently ship grain from the rural interior to seaports, the export of containerized grain products would know no limits. The problem, according to Ed Zaninelli, vice president of trans-Pacific westbound at OOCL, is that containers carrying...
  • Port Corpus Christi Announces Support of 2013 Eagle Ford Shale Fall Conference
    ORPUS CHRISTI, TX - Friday, September 20, 2013, Port Corpus Christi will be joined by members of the Eagle Ford Shale Consortium to announce their support of the 2013 Eagle Ford Shale Fall Conference - Where The South Texas Energy Triangle Meets The World. The conference invites all stakeholders to...
  • Roadrunner Acquires YES Trans
    Roadrunner Transportation Systems has acquired substantially all of the assets of YES Trans, a refrigerated truckload service provider based in Salisbury, Mass. YES Trans primarily transports meat and produce between the Northeast and the Midwest and Southeast. The purchase price was approximately $1.2 million, net of cash acquired, plus an earn-out...
  • IMO Approves Compromise Proposal for Weighing Containers
    The International Maritime Organization today backed a compromise proposal for verifying the weight of containers before they are loaded on board ships. An IMO subcommittee approved draft guidelines allowing shippers two methods to verify the weight of a container as part of the London-based organization's program to improve safety at sea....
  • IBIA Supports UK Call for IMO's Low-Sulphur Fuel Availability Study
    The International Bunker Industry Association has welcomed the U.K. government's call for the International Maritime Organization to expedite the release of its study on the availability of 0.50 percent sulphur fuel. "Our members need clarity and the sooner that the availability study is undertaken, the better," said Peter Hall, IBIA's chief...
  • CN's business agenda supports growth of Halifax gateway, says president and chief executive officer Claude Mongeau
    HALIFAX, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), said today CN's supply chain collaboration agenda and commitment to Operational and Service Excellence can support growth at the Port of Halifax and make the railway's and port's common customers...
  • DHL Appoints New CEO for Indian Operations
    DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight subsidiary of DHL, has appointed Samar Nath as its new chief executive officer and country manager for India. "At the epicenter of the rapidly growing Asia-Pacific region, India is of strategic importance to DHL's global forwarding operations," said Kelvin Leung, CEO of DHL...

TradeWindsweb site
SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
  • Luminaries lock horns
    It appears that most market forecasters are confident the US tanker sector will prosper for the next few years but a handful remain unconvinced.
  • Jaenichen charts Jones Act jungle
    Shale oil stole the spotlight yet again this week as the leaders of the US maritime cluster flocked to the first ever TradeWinds Jones Act Shipping Forum in Manhattan where delegates were invited to take a closer look at the trends that are shaping the industry.
  • Two more catch wave
    Chinese titan Cosco and Transmed Shipping of Greece are the latest owners to lock capesize bulkers into period contracts in a rising market.
  • Seadrill chases $500m
    John Fredriksen's Seadrill has announced plans to raise $500m from a bond sale.
  • Denholm plans dry order
    Shipowner J & J Denholm is planning its first newbuilding order in a decade as it looks to set its cash wealth to work in a rising dry-cargo market, its chairman says.
  • The blue report
    A Clarksons staffer could soon be opening an email from a superior with the header See you (in my office) next Tuesday.
  • New plan for Humpuss?
    Indonesia's Humpuss Intermoda Transportasi (HIT) wants to ditch at least part of the debt-for-equity swap agreed with creditors as it looks at new ways of restructuring borrowings.
  • Baltic eyes up to $64m
    Baltic Trading has fleshed out the details of an upcoming public share offering.
  • FSL risk chief quits
    The chief risk officer of Singapore's First Ship Lease (FSL) has resigned four days after the company's latest charter trouble emerged.
  • Concordia to spark cap
    A move to limit wreck removal insurance cover to $1bn is gaining support in the market after the costly righting of the Costa Concordia this week.
  • Three hurt in fire
    Three workers have been injured after a blaze broke out on a semi-submersible rig at a shipyard in Rotterdam.
  • Denholm on the lookout
    UK shipowner J & J Denholm has growth in its sights after a sharp rise in profit during 2012.
  • Nordic claims Arctic first
    Nordic Bulk Carriers of Denmark is claiming a first for an Arctic transit from Canada to Finland.
  • SCI VLCC arrested
    A VLCC owned by Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) has been arrested in Singapore, according to records from the sheriff of the Singapore Supreme Court.
  • Siem denies sale
    Norway's Siem Offshore has denied suggestions it has offloaded one of its newbuildings to a Chinese owner before it has even hit the water.
  • Petronas in $1.7bn spree
    TradeWinds digests the digits making the headlines this week.
  • Worried about whales?
    The ongoing problem of whales getting whacked by cargoships off the US could be about to have a very modern solution.
  • Unifeeder invades the Med
    Shortsea operator Unifeeder is continuing on the expansion trail with the acquisition of Cyprus-based United Feeder Services (UFS).
  • Ro-ro lines courted
    Thanet Council in the UK is seeking a new ro-ro operator to restore a service from Ramsgate to Ostend.
  • Chinese spur for Taiwan
    Taiwanese bulker owners are set to benefit from the restocking of Chinese steel mills with iron ore, according to Yuanta Securities.
  • ICAP out of capes
    ICAP has ended its fleeting relationship with the capesize market just as rates in the sector have taken off.
  • Angra Star in trouble
    An abandoned general cargoship has partially sunk in Guanabara Bay, Brazil.
  • ABG settles claim
    India's ABG Shipyard has avoided a potential winding-up order by agreeing to pay a debenture bill to Tata Capital.
  • Hello, I speak Chinese
    We take a look at what was said in the market over the past week.
  • Alam ties up AHTS
    Malaysia's Alam Maritim Resources has secured employment for one of its anchor handlers, it has disclosed.
  • TMT wins ship back
    Embattled Taiwanese owner TMT has won another battle with a US court ordering another of its ships to be released from arrest.
  • Gulf to discuss arrest
    Directors of Gulf Navigation are set to meet on Friday in a bid to get a VLCC arrested in Rotterdam released.
  • Dry duo to issue stock
    The recent spike in share prices on the back of rising freight rates has tempted two US-listed bulk owners into issuing new stock.
  • Gunvor seals funds
    Gunvor has closed a $675m long-term secured facility to finance its Ust Luga Oil Products Terminal in Russia.

American Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
  • House committee passes WRRDA bill, Army Corps criticized
    One week after the T&I Committee presented a reauthorization bill for the Water Resources Development Act, the committee quickly made amendments and voted to send it to the full House for consideration.
  • Liners praise IMO action on container weights
    Draft amendments to require mandatory verification of gross weight of containers under the SOLAS convention were agreed to on Friday by the IMO's Subcommittee on Dangerous Goods, Solid Cargoes and Containers.
  • Pasha to develop ro/ro terminal at Port Manatee
    Company and port authority officials noted the Florida port is closest to Mexico's fast-growing vehicle manufacturing areas served by the ports of Veracruz and Altamira and offers the quickest transit times to the U.S. market.
  • Maersk completes sale of Bridge Terminal Transport
  • CP to shut down Calgary maintenance facility
  • New members named to President's Export Council
    The council is the principal national advisory committee on international trade, and advises the president on government policies and programs related to U.S. trade and export promotion, including the National Export Initiative.
  • DSV expands Everyday service
  • Illinois sees boost to exports from ADM terminal
  • UASC to use GT Nexus for e-commerce applications
  • Ex-Im Bank loans support solar exports
  • FIATA: Logistics plays key role in sustainable development
  • Registration opens for C-TPAT conference
  • ATA unveils first LEAD class
  • Executive moves
  • OIG looks into DOT's data collection

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
  • Weekly global market report
    A weekly price round up from bunkering hubs around the world.
  • Fuel prices in the Americas end week on low note
    Demand and avails were said to be good in Houston on Friday.
  • Malaysian officials bust national diesel smuggling ring
    Ring involved selling subsidised diesel to 'vessels plying international waters'.
  • Spike in ARA fuel oil stocks
    Players expect stock build to be temporary.
  • Prices soften in Fujairah
    IFO prices rising in South Africa.
  • Prices in Rotterdam end week on soft note
    Prices firming the Mediterranean.
  • Confidence levels 'steady' among shipping industry players
    But there are fears of the impact of higher fuel costs as new environmental regulations come into force.
  • Price is right for LNG bunker fuel
    Conference hears how economics are leaning to LNG.
  • Chinese port to encourage LNG bunkering
    Push is part of an effort to tackle air pollution.
  • Ship arrest in Singapore
    Shipping Corporation of India tanker held by maritime authorities.
  • Fujairah terminal prepares for 'phase three expansion'
    Phase two has been completed 'ahead of schedule'.
  • Consortium eyes LNG bunkers
    US companies to include marine use in LNG development plans.
  • Asian bunker prices show little movement
    Offices in Hong Kong and Busan closed for a public holiday.
  • Chinese fuel oil imports to fall in September
    Singapore to provide largest share of fuel oil imports.
  • US judge rejects Alaska suit against ECA
    Judicial review would demonstrate a 'lack of respect' for US government's international arrangements.
  • LNG bunkering likely to focus on ship-to-ship operations
    'We expect that the STS bunkering industry will be the first mover', says senior official with classification society.
  • Aegean Shipping gains certification for standards
    Firm has been certified with four ISO standards by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance.

›››File
FROM THE HOME PAGE
European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
Brussels
The rebound in revenues recorded by OOCL continues.
Hong Kong
In the second quarter of this year, they grew by 14.4%
Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
Singapore
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
Washington
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
Klaipeda
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Thiruvananthapuram
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Rome
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
London
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
Shack
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
Hamburg
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
Ankara
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Lugano
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
London
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
Brussels
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Papendrecht
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Brussels
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
Singapore
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Venice
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
Balboa
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
Breed
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
Rome
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
Washington
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Rome
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Copenhagen
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Genoa
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
Copenhagen
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Athens
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
Beijing
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Genoa
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Rome
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
Cagliari
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Casablanca
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
Kallo
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Copenhagen
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
Miami
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Bucharest
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Genoa
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
Genoa
Dam of Genoa, Third Valico and motorway grate-points out-are essential works
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
Milan
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
August
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
Hilden
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Nola
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
Milan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Hvidovre
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Rome
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
Singapore
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
Rome
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Trieste
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
Hamburg
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
Ravenna
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Milan
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Genoa
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Athens
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
Barcelona
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Dalian
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
Hamilton
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Milan
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Holzwickede
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Dénia
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
Genoa
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Amsterdam
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Cagliari
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
Genoa
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
Genoa
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Hamilton
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
Genoa
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
Reflights
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
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Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
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MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
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PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
Rostock
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
Genoa
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
Oslo
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
Hamburg
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Rome
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
Genoa
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Rome
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Tokyo
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
Ravenna
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
Ravenna
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
Memphis
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
Genoa
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Ancona
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Rome
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
Tokyo
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Rome
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
Geneva
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Marseille
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
Livorno
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Montreal
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
Genoa
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Trieste
Report on work in liguri ports
Genoa
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Arezzo
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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