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September 24, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • International Chamber of Shipping backs emission reporting, but that's all
  • OOCL switches US$105 million in intermodal business from CP to CN
  • Hapag Lloyd's US$338 million bond to pay debt well oversubscribed
  • Singapore's rosy trade numbers rescued by oil as other segments decline
  • Cargo volume on Pearl River and its tributaries grows 15pc in August
  • Many China yards expected to fail despite topping Korea in orders
  • Westports cites double-digit compound growth as IPO bid takes placements
  • Limiting wreck removal liability creates fresh problems: British official
  • US Senate mulls bill to fight cargo diversions via Canada and Mexico
  • Canadian Pacific shuts shop, Ottawa backs noise protest, 130 local jobs lost
  • India's Bhavani Shipping Services moves east, opens office in Port Klang
  • Cargotec's Kalmar to supply 6 E-One2 RTGs to Indonesian Surabaya terminal
  • IMarEST carbon emission conference on mandatory controls October 22
  • Maritime corrosion protection conference in Shanghai October 24
  • Air France to shed 3 freighters, close cargo centre to cut costs
  • Logistics confidence index rising, indicates improving air freight
  • Turkish Cargo flies to Singapore via Karachi and 47 network destinations
  • Imperial Air Cargo demands probe into South African Airways Cargo pricing

Exim Indiaweb site
SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
  • BBC Chartering assists rescue operation of Syrian refugees
  • CSCL, UASC launch container service covering Japan, South Korea, Central & South China & Thailand
  • Debashis Dutta takes over reins at FFFAI
  • Djibouti launches construction of two new ports
  • Felixstowe boosting capacity to handle 18,000-TEUrs
  • ICS Mumbai & SPNM come together in organising an evening seminar on 'Preserving professionalism in the shipping industry' at the NSCI Worli on Oct. 18
  • Shipping confidence holds firm
  • South Carolina Ports Authority posts highest monthly cargo volume since 2008
  • ZIM Container Service Pacific (ZCP) adds Qingdao call
  • Port of Antwerp & EXMAR announce strategic alliance for LNG bunkering
  • Port workers plan strike on Oct. 4
  • Duty drawback rate hike will boost garment exports: AEPC
  • Forex reserves up by $544.7 m to $275.35 bn
  • FY13 iron ore exports dip 70 pc
  • JSPL to set up 350-MW power project in Liberia

International Transport Journalweb site
  • Development of first trolley-truck goes ahead
  • Khazan-Radzhin railway line reopened
  • First landing of B747-8F in Hahn
  • Safmarine wins ocean supplier excellence award
  • Boeing to close C-17 facility in 2015
  • Drewry: Brics still growing strongly
  • Burghausen terminal with new operator
  • Gulftainer reinforces international operations
  • New Impatex London airports account manager appointed
  • New bond for Hapag-Lloyd
  • Rift Valley Railways reopens railway line to Uganda
  • Amber Road buys China's Easy Cargo
  • Fingerspitzen und Gabelstapler
  • Umbau - Neubau - Ausbau
  • China Southern increases Istanbul capacity

Marine Logweb site
SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
  • Halifax Shipyard wins commercial ship repair contracts
  • Gulf Navigation to sell its VLCCs
  • Rickmers in JV with Apollo Global
  • Royal Princess loses power in Mediterranean
  • Ulstein Verft delivers final vessel to Blue Ship Invest

World Wide Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 23, 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 23, 2013
  • Diana confirms Deiulemar kamsarmax buy
    Stefania Lembo to be named Myrsini after delivery in October
  • Navios Acquisition clinches rate hike for six LR1s
    Charterers extend for 12-18 months with better base rates
  • Strong support maintains capesize rates
    China generates steady demand for imported iron ore
  • European shortsea players launch north-south service
    Team and OPDR will link Bilbao, Felixstowe and Rotterdam
  • Baltic players could be exempt from ballast-water convention
    Helcom ministerial meeting will debate new rules' scope
  • Valencia pilots LNG-powered tractor
    Unit fitted with emission-control technology will move box-handling equipment
  • Time to address LNG bunkering rules
    National handling regulations confuse owners and port developers alike
  • Maersk tightens winter schedule Baltic calls
    Central America-Europe service will serve Kotka and St Petersburg by feeder
  • P3 plans fourth-quarter schedule announcement
    Contract negotiations continue as network pledges to improve frequency and reliability
  • Global Ports Investments posts 2.6% dip in first-half revenues
    Long-term growth outlook positive as Russian containerisation grows, says chairman
  • Evergreen mourns chairman Wang
    Chang named acting chairman
  • Singapore secures central role in LNG shipping developments
    City state will increase its clout as its gas imports rise
  • Gently up the stream - by gas
    River vessel operators of inland barges see the benefits of LNG
  • Hapag-Lloyd bond issue raises $338m
    Proceeds will mainly be used to pay down debt
  • Rickmers joins US fund in ship-purchase joint venture
    German owner names Apollo Global Management as partner
  • Swedish police investigate master's attempt to flee with detained ship
    Ageing bunker vessel grounds in Stockholm archipelago
  • Ariston orders more Sea Stallion bulkers
    Eight high-spec handysize vessels confirmed at Jinling
  • KDB helps Polaris to secure $216m loan for VLOCs order
    Four very large ore carriers to be built at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries
  • HHI lands $12bn in new orders
    January-August bookings make up some 90% of South Korean giant's annual goal
  • Gulf Navigation's board recommends VLCC exit
    Decision comes after Gulf Sheba seized in Rotterdam last week
  • Shipping fears excess tonnage and heavy-handed regulation
    But confidence levels stay at recent high, Moore Stephens survey finds

Fairplayweb site
SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
  • PETRONAS reported to order 4 LNG carriers
    MALAYSIA's national oil and gas producer PETRONAS has reportedly placed four firm orders for LNG carriers with Hyundai HI, with options for another four ship
  • DNB targets Gulf Nav's final VLCC
    DUBAI-based Gulf Navigation said today it will exit the VLCC market, while DNB has now moved to arrest and foreclose on its Gulf Eyadah
  • India seen as weak BRIC
    INDIA is the weakest link in the BRIC countries when it comes to box trades, according to the London-based shipping consultancy Drewry
  • Nanjing Tanker sees year four of losses
    NANJING Tanker, a Chinese tanker operator, today estimated it would post losses for 2013, because of depressed crude freight rates
  • Keppel wins deals for new Azerbaijan yard
    SINGAPORE's Keppel O&M said it had clinched two contracts together worth about $50M through its newly launched 62ha yard in Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Sevan raises loan total to spinoff Logitel
    SEVAN Marine of Norway said today it has agreed to increase a convertible loan to spinoff company Logitel Offshore by $9M to $60M
  • Rickmers, Apollo form investment JV
    APOLLO Global Management of the US and Hamburg shipowner Rickmers today said they have formed a box ship investment JV
  • Long-haul box rates fall more
    ASIA/Europe and trans-Pacific rates are continuing to drop ahead of the end of the peak season
  • Tankers suffer in Middle East crisis
    POLITICAL instability in the Middle East is spelling more trouble for the already-struggling crude tanker segment, RS Platou said in its latest monthly report
  • Two banks to join Chinese FFA trade
    CHINA Construction Bank and Bank of Communications are to join the yuan-denominated FFA trade
  • Lianyugang port to issue bonds
    SHORT-term financing bonds worth 1.4Bn yuan ($228.7M) will be issued on 26 September by China's Lianyungang port, Shanghai Clearing House announced todayc
  • Capesize period hires surge
    SEVEN Capesize period hires were on the market last week as spot rates hit a new three-year high of $37,443 per day last week

The Journal of Commerceweb site
SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
  • Container Traffic for Ports of Seattle, Tacoma Declined in August
    The ports of Seattle and Tacoma's combined container volume in August was 296,289 20-foot-equivalent units, declining 5.5 percent from 313,602 TEUs in August 2012. Loaded international containers moving through the nation's largest port complex dropped 6.6 percent over the level seen in August 2012, with imports down 9.2 percent year-over-year and...
  • Vitran Sells U.S. LTL Business for $2 Million
    Trucking company Vitran is on a route back to Canada across Detroit's Ambassador Bridge. Matthew Maroun, the owner of the Ambassador Bridge and a trucking empire that includes Central Transport and Universal Transport Services, will pay $2 million for the U.S. less-than-truckload operations of Vitran. The acquisition is expected to close in...
  • First 13,800-TEU Ship Delivered for Evergreen Service
    A Greek shipowner-charterer has taken delivery of the first in a series of 10 ships with capacities of 13,800 20-foot-equivalent units that will be deployed on Evergreen Line services. The Thalassa Hellas was delivered to Greece's Enesel by Hundai Heavy Industries of South Korea. The ship was named last week in a...
  • South Carolina's Inland Port to Test Potential for Short-Haul Intermodal
    When the South Carolina Ports Authority broke ground for an inland port at Greer, S.C., it implemented a strategy that was based upon securing an anchor tenant and linking that exporter to the Port of Charleston with multi-modal transportation options that include short-haul rail. Developing a port-dependent inland facility can not...
  • Evergreen Marine Chairman C.J. Wang Dead at 61
    Capt. C.J. Wang, chairman of Evergreen Marine Corp., died of illness Sept. 20 at the age of 61, the company said. Evergreen President C.Y. Chang will take over the chairman's duties temporarily until the board elects a new chairman. Capt. Wang joined Evergreen in 1976 as a third officer, was promoted to captain...
  • Early Days at Overnite, Economic Regulation and Expansion
    The second part of a special program on Overnite Transportation founder J. Harwood Cochrane, 100 years old, and the rise of the trucking industry. Senior Editor Bill Cassidy interviews Cochrane and UPS Freight President Jack Holmes about the early days of Overnite and the company's expansion, largely through acquisition, in...
  • Port Manatee, Pasha Group to Develop Ro-Ro Terminal in Florida
    An aerial rendering of the planned ro-ro terminal at Port Manatee.Port Manatee and The Pasha Group are teaming up to develop and market a roll-on, roll-off terminal near the entrance to Tampa Bay in Florida. Port Manatee and Pasha Group officials met to sign the MOU. Full-size image The initial agreement between Pasha,...
  • Hapag-Lloyd to Launch Black Sea Service
    Hapag-Lloyd's new Black Sea Feeder rotation.Hapag-Lloyd will launch a Black Sea Feeder service connecting Egypt's Port Said with ports on the Black Sea and in Israel and Turkey. The fixed-day, weekly service will start in the beginning of October with the following port rotation: Port Said; Ashdod, Israel; Istanbul, Turkey; Constanta,...
  • High Sulfur Bunker Fuel Prices at 11-Week Low
    Bunker fuel prices - Rotterdam Full-size image Spot prices for high sulfur bunker fuel declined for a third consecutive week in the week ending Sept. 20, to the lowest level since July 5, according to daily BunkerVision price data via international marine fuel oil broker LQM Petroleum Services. High sulfur prices have decreased...
  • Restraining Order Ends Strike Against Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway
    U.S. District Court Judge John R. Adams has issued a temporary restraining order in Akron, Ohio, ending a strike by workers with the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen union against the Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway. According to court documents filed by the regional railroad, which normally operates an average...
  • Rickmers Teams Up With US Investor to Buy Container Ships
    Rickmers Group, the German shipowner, has established a joint venture with funds linked with U.S.-based Apollo Global Management to buy container ships. The joint venture has $500 million available to invest in second-hand vessels over several years. Hamburg-based Rickmers said it will provide technical and ship management services for the jointly acquired...
  • Global Ports' Profit Falls Nearly 26 Percent
    Container terminal in St. Petersburg.Russia's Global Ports reported its first-half net income fell 25.9 percent from a year ago to $53.7 million on stagnant container traffic and lower oil products shipments. The London-listed company, which accounts for 30 percent of Russia's container traffic, saw revenue dip 2.6 percent to $249.1 million...
  • TPA applauds House T&I Committee passage of WRRDA legislation
    TAMPA, Fla.- The Tampa Port Authority (TPA) is very pleased to recognize and strongly support yesterday's passage of legislation through the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee that streamlines and reforms federal processes related to dredging in our nation's harbors. This legislation also authorizes needed investment in various American...
  • Port of Tampa to showcase new AMPORTS facility at Automotive Logistics Global Conference in Detroit
    TAMPA, Fla.-The Tampa Port Authority (TPA) announced that the new Port of Tampa AMPORTS auto-processing facility will be showcased at the Automotive Logistics Global Conference, to be held in Detroit, September 24-26, 2013. Raul Alfonso, the port authority's executive vice president and chief commercial officer, will be a featured speaker...
  • Florida Ports and Partners Meet with Congressional Leaders in Support of Critical Port Legislation
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (September 20, 2013) - Florida port directors and transportation leaders met with more than 20 congressional members in Washington D.C. this week on top seaport issues, specifically discussing the House Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) and its importance to Florida seaports. For the Washington Fly-In, the...
  • FedEx Joins Asia Pacific World Leaders To Discuss Global Trade
    HONG KONG, September 23, 2013 - Executives of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) have been invited to attend the APEC CEO Summit, along with the world's top business and government leaders in Bali, Indonesia October 5 to 7. By providing a forum for the Presidents of the Asia Pacific economies, and for...
  • Kalmar introduces its latest forklift to the North American market
    Kalmar, part of Cargotec, presents its latest range of forklift trucks to the North American customers at Breakbulk Americas 2013 exhibition on 23-26 September in New Orleans, USA. The DCG90-180 range is part of Kalmar's new 'G' generation of counterbalanced equipment, which was introduced to the European audiences in 2011. Thomas...
  • Online Master of Science in International Logistics Management
    Online Master of Science in International Logistics Management from Maine Maritime Academy Loeb-Sullivan School of International Business and Logistics The Loeb-Sullivan School offers an online MS degree program, which launched in the fall of 2013. This builds on the successful campus-based MS in Global Logistics and Maritime Management program that has...

TradeWindsweb site
SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
  • Cape for Cobelfret
    Louis Dreyfus has secured period work for one of its two owned capesize bulkers in a red hot market.
  • Iraq to boost output
    Oil shipments from Iraq will rise for the rest of September after a pipeline was fixed in a southern oilfield.
  • Topaz clinches finance
    Topaz Energy and Marine has closed out a financing deal with for 12 offshore support vessels.
  • Navig8 stretches six
    Navios Maritime Acquisition has secured a payrise for six product tankers known to be on hire to Navig8.
  • Ultrapetrol tops up
    Argentina-based Ultrapetrol shipowner is tapping investors for a further $25m.
  • Diana hammers out another
    Diana Shipping has confirmed a successful swoop on an auctioned Deiulemar vessel.
  • More for Baltic Trading
    The underwriters of New York-listed bulker owner Baltic Trading's latest offering have snapped up another 1.8m shares, worth $8.5m.
  • Crude terminal on hold
    A company developing a potential Lake Superior crude tanker terminal has mothballed the project for the time being.
  • Precious makes it four
    Precious Shipping has continued to build its orderbook with a contract for a fourth cement carrier at Shanhaiguan New Shipbuilding in China.
  • Global Ports profit down
    Global Ports has seen its bottom line curbed by the falling value of the Russian rouble.
  • Union backs Steam Packet
    The RMT union has pledged to back the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company as it prepares to face the threat of fresh competition.
  • Geden sells a sixth
    Turkish owner Geden Lines has continued its selloff of assets, brokers say.
  • Eimskip kept in the dark
    Icelandic container line Eimskip has failed in its bid to learn the reason behind a series of dawn raids on its offices this month.
  • Gulf Nav price jumps
    Shares in Gulf Navigation soared today after the company confirmed its intention to quit the VLCC sector.
  • Capes in demand
    Demand for an extra 430 capesize bulkers could emerge as the world's four largest iron ore miners ramp up production, Jefferies says.
  • New team for Spain
    Oldenburg-Portugiesische Dampfschiffs-Rhederei (OPDR) and Team Lines are joining forces for a new run from Spain.
  • Crew contains fuel leak
    A Greek-managed boxship has escaped a fine for a small oil spill in the Brazilian port of Manaus.
  • Eco a "bonus"
    Eco credentials offer a "nice bonus" for owners looking to buy new bulkers today but Clarksons doubts if buying the ships is necessary.
  • Aliyev opens Baku yard
    Azerbaijan's president Ilham Aliyev has officially opened the country's new shipyard as it prepares to build up to eight ships a year.
  • Rickmers deepens PE ties
    Rickmers Group has entered into a vessel acquisition joint venture for with another private equity company.
  • Aquinas fuel removal halted
    The removal of fuel from the sunken St Thomas Aquinas has been halted by heavy swell off the Philippines.
  • Golden denies double deal
    Golden Ocean has distanced itself from the purchase of two kamsarmax resales at New Century Shipbuilding.
  • GPRT scraps boxship
    Goldenport Holdings confirmed Monday that it had disposed of an elderly containership as it continues to spruce up its fleet.
  • Glenn suspended
    The US navy has barred Singapore shipowner Glenn Defense Marine Asia from further contracts after its president was arrested on bribery charges.
  • Cadet killed by rope
    A cadet has been killed and two port workers badly injured during the berthing of a general cargoship in Turkey.
  • Korean bulker aground
    A South Korean-owned kamsarmax bulker has reportedly run aground off the Russian port of Vysotsk.
  • Princess lost power
    A recently delivered Princess Cruises ship was temporarily left without power on Sunday during a cruise in the Mediterranean.
  • Cape resales near $50m
    A Japanese-owned capesize newbuilding resale looks poised to set a new benchmark for secondhand values.
  • Gulf confirms VL exit
    Gulf Navigation has confirmed plans to exit the VLCC sector and concentrate on the chemical tanker segment.
  • Hapag taps investors
    Hapag-Lloyd has successfully tapped institutional investors to raise EUR 250m ($338m) from a bond issue.

American Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
  • Drewry: East-West rates rise in August as capacity tightens
  • YRC Freight shuffles top management
    James Welch has been appointed president of YRC Freight in addition to his duties as chief executive officer of YRC Worldwide. Welch, who has worked as CEO since July 2011, takes over immediately for Jeff Rogers.
  • New York tackles freight rail challenges
    Since taking office 33 months ago, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has made infrastructure development a key component of his economic agenda, as embodied in the 2012 New York Works initiative passed by the state legislature.
  • House aviation caucus hits membership milestone
  • Insurers told containerships need better firefighting
    "Fire protection systems have not yet realized that cargo is now transported in containers, as it has been for the last 30 or 40 years. Crews do not have the systems to fight fire," warned a German insurance official.
  • CN considered large crude shipments
  • Pasha finishes Grays Harbor upgrades
  • Cargo growth still impressive at BRIC countries
  • 'Cat fines' pose danger to ship engines
  • Swift: HOS rules reduce utilization 2%
  • Hapag-Lloyd sells bonds
  • ITC rejects countervailing duty call for shrimp imports
  • DHL: Fashion shippers need agile supply chains
  • Kewill unveils new integrated transportation platform
    The new platform, called Kewill MOVE, is intended to allow Kewill to tap into a wider base of potential users, including deeper offering for beneficial cargo owner (BCO) verticals, the logistics and trade software developer said.
  • Rickmers, Apollo jointly invest in containerships
  • MOL improves on six North America metrics in August

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
  • Huge hull could 'capture wind power'
    Fuel consumption would be more than halved, claim designers.
  • IFO prices show firm in Fujairah
    Distillate prices falling in South Africa.
  • Prices weakening across Europe
    Sharp falls in Southern Europe.
  • Monjasa redeploys bunker trader
    Move to meet growth in United States.
  • Supplier confirmed in 8-strong scrubber order
    DFDS puts faith in technology as 'most efficient alternative to using expensive LSFO'.
  • Shipping bank sees cause for optimism
    'We believe 2014 will be better than 2013 and that 2015 will be better than 2014.'
  • Falling demand stimulates interest in LNG as marine fuel
    European terminals are casting around for alternative markets for LNG.
  • US Navy backs alternative fuels project with $30 million
    'The United States Navy and Marine Corps rely far too much on petroleum.'
  • Bunker tanker grounded
    Swedish police trying to determine whether captain is at fault.
  • New refinery begins exports with parcel of fuel oil
    Two more cargoes expected to be offered.
  • Week starts with general fall in bunker prices
    Public holiday in Japan.
  • Fuel siphoning ops temporarily halted for sunken ferry
    High waves disrupt bunker removal.
  • Slow steaming the big fuel saver, says analyst
    Clarkson argues that the practice will keep older tonnage in play.
  • Bad weather hitting Hong Kong bunker deliveries
    Suppliers recommend bunkering in port waters instead of South Lamma.
  • Box ferry newbuilds hold prospect of big fuel savings
    G4 Conro vessels able to travel 10% faster, while consuming 50% less fuel per TEU.

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Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
Singapore
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
Washington
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
Klaipeda
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Thiruvananthapuram
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Rome
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
London
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
Shack
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
Hamburg
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
Ankara
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Lugano
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
London
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
Brussels
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Papendrecht
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Brussels
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
Singapore
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Venice
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
Balboa
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
Breed
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
Rome
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
Washington
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Rome
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Copenhagen
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Genoa
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
Copenhagen
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Athens
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
Beijing
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Genoa
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Rome
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
Cagliari
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Casablanca
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
Kallo
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Copenhagen
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
Miami
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Bucharest
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Genoa
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
Wiesbaden
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
Milan
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
August
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
Hilden
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Nola
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
Milan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Hvidovre
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Rome
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
Singapore
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
Rome
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Trieste
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
Hamburg
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
Ravenna
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Milan
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Genoa
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Athens
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
Barcelona
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Dalian
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
Hamilton
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Milan
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Holzwickede
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Dénia
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
Genoa
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Amsterdam
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Cagliari
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
Genoa
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
Genoa
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Hamilton
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
Genoa
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
Reflights
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
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
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ForwardersShip Suppliers
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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 "
››› 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
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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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