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01:12 GMT+2
September 25, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • Cosco establishes global shipping operations centre in Shanghai
  • Rickmers joins US investment firm in joint venture to buy box ships
  • Taiwan's Kaohsiung port box volume down 2.6pc from July through August
  • Transport Ministry to accelerate Yangtze River navigational upgrade
  • Hebei ports box volume up 54.7pc to 812,000 TEU in first eight months
  • Anhui's city of Bengbu opens dry port with railway to Ningbo, Shanghai
  • Melbourne volume falls 2.6pc to 2.5 million TEU in first six months
  • US Trade Commission: Asian shrimp imports do not hurt domestic trade
  • Differing Australian rail gauges mean trains must be shipped by truck
  • Neptune Pacific buys half of Pacific Forum from Samoan government
  • CN's business agenda supports growth of Halifax gateway, says CEO
  • AA, US Airways extend merger time in face of Justice Department suit
  • Changi Airport August cargo volume flat, slips 0.5pc to 151,000 tonnes
  • UPS challenges FedEx in its own base at Memphis International Airport
  • Four companies said to be bidding for 35pc of Luxembourg's Cargolux
  • DHL launches downtown mobile service in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen

Exim Indiaweb site
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
  • Court rules lifting of European sanctions against IRISL
  • FedEx launches direct priority ocean solutions in India
  • International Chamber of Shipping challenges proposed new accounting standards
  • MANSA looks back & ahead at 35th Anniversary celebration
  • NYK Line brings maiden commercial vessel to L&T's Kattupalli Port as part of TCX service
  • Tiger Logistics India Ltd gets listed on the BSE
  • World Maritime Day 2013 to draw attention to environmental concerns
  • GMB acknowledged as Maritime Board of the Year at MALA 2013
  • Hong Kong's H1 throughput down, Shanghai's eight-month up
  • Record movement of reefer cargo at New Mangalore Port
  • FFFAI s new office-bearers for 2013-15

International Transport Journalweb site
  • UK government relaunches longer semi-trailers trial
  • New Hapag-Lloyd chairman in 2014
  • Imo appoves draft for verifying container weights
  • First landing of AN-225 in Zurich
  • Exchanging rail data quickly and easily
  • Geodis Wilson wins long-term contract with Caracal
  • Evergreen Chairman mourned
  • Malaysian Westports launch IPO
  • BNSF to improve and expand rail capacity in Illinois
  • Turkish Cargo opens new storage area
  • TCR Ravenna upgrades equipment
  • 120 MAN TGS trucks for major building sites in Lagos
  • Ukraine International Airlines responds to Swissport
  • National Air Cargo Holdings relocate
  • Roadrunner acquires Yes Trans

Marine Logweb site
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
  • Nordic Yards cuts steel for icebreaking rescue vessels
  • BAE San Diego gets $20.6 million mod to LPD 20 contract
  • Bibby Ship Management appoints Commercial Director
  • Resolve Marine Group adds 152 ton bp ETV to fleet
  • Eastern Shipbuilding launches HOS Riverbend
  • BV develops new tools for assessing ice loads
  • ICS opposes changes to accounting rules on leases

World Wide Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
  • Trucking group releases August truck tonnage index
  • Corps schedules closure of Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
  • Coast Guardsman found guilty on sexual assault, other charges
  • Zim expanding box fleet with new open-top containers
  • Vitran eyes sale of LTL business

Lloyd's Listweb site
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
  • Paragon increases fundraiser to buy ultramaxes
    Deal priced at $5.75 per share but reaches $30m
  • Firmer rates on subcontinent drive Indian demolition surge
    Sales close at strong prices for boxships and ultra-large crude carrier
  • IMTC slams lost V.Ships contract but hits back at bankruptcy claims
    Morocco's biggest shipowner pledges to pay seafarers and says it continues to trade
  • LNG as shipping fuel is 'oversold'
    Widespread adoption will take much longer than supporters predict, says Clifton
  • Larger ships may not improve port productivity
    Unloading speed reflects number or intensity of cranes, says Drewry
  • Hapag-Lloyd appoints Damco chief as chairman
    Habben-Jansen joins executive board in April and becomes chairman in July
  • Court lets STX Pan Ocean borrow short-term funds to protect charters
    Firm will raise $186m to honour agreements with Korea Electric Power and Vale
  • CSAV share offering raises an initial $261m
    Chilean carrier will channel funds into vessel purchases
  • Chamber calls for accountancy rules on charters not to change
    Proposed shake-up could leave owners in breach of covenants, warns Hinchliffe
  • ABP in Humber ports shake-up
    Four terminals come under single management
  • Rickmers Maritime eyes return to ultra-large containerships
    Chief executive seeks cash-yield return throughout charter period
  • Swanland flag breached own guidelines
    Vessel not inspected prior to provisional registration, Cook Islands admits
  • Small ships exempt from bulker rules
    Enhanced survey could have saved lives, MCI boss concedes
  • Boskalis lands Bronka dredging deal
    Contract will open access to Baltic port complex
  • Schettino tells court that others are to blame for cruiseship sinking
    Master says Costa Concordia helmsman responded to rudder order too late
  • Precious Shipping orders cement carrier in China
    Thai owner signs $24.5m deal with Shanhaiguan
  • Singapore will have to work hard to stay ahead
    Regional rivals, particularly Malaysia, present a challenge to its maritime lead
  • Setting his sights on Singapore
    DNB's Ryland shares his views on the city state's competitive advantages
  • Vantage says STX O&S has halted ultra-deepwater drillship work
    US offshore company in talks with embattled yard over delayed delivery to 2016

Fairplayweb site
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
  • Investors dump Carnival shares
    NYSE-listed stock of Carnival Corp fell today in extremely heavy trading after the cruise major confirmed continued weakness for its CCL brand
  • Scorpio Bulkers bolsters newbuild cash
    SCORPIO Bulkers has raised approximately $300M via a private placement in Oslo's over-the-counter market, earmarking the funds for its ongoing effort to build a fleet of fuel-efficient drybulk carriers
  • OSG reveals 2013-18 financial projections
    BANKRUPT Overseas Shipholding Group has disclosed forecasts for its US-flag and international tanker divisions in an effort to speed restructuring
  • Top CSAV shareholder raises stake
    CHILE'S Luksic Group has raised its holdings in CSAV during the first preferential round of the liner company's rights offering
  • ICS opposes IASB accounting proposals
    THE ICS today opposed changes in accounting rules, warning that they would result in vessel chartering agreements being treated as leases - and becoming accounting liabilities
  • Rig market share shifts
    CHINESE rig builders are gaining market share with aggressive bidding, attractive payment terms and Beijing's support, Vincent Fernando of Religare Capital Markets told a forum today
  • Chinese yards' new-order gains slowed
    GROWTH in new orders at China's shipyards slowed in August to 75% year on year, the China National Association of Shipbuilding Industry said today
  • Paragon upsizes offering
    MICHAEL Bodouroglou-led Paragon Shipping today priced a larger offering than expected to raise money for two related-party newbuilding purchases
  • Reefer quality crimps logistics
    QUALITY issues with reefer boxes are seriously hampering perishable cargo logistics, according to a survey by foodcareplus, the freight-forwarding group
  • Scrap prices weaken as holiday nears
    AFTER rising for more than a month, prices of ships sold for demolition into China dropped last week
  • Reefer box growth stalls
    PERISHABLE-cargo container flows are being dragged down
  • Changhang Phoenix loses $1.2M repair case
    CHANGHANG Phoenix said today it has lost a $1.2M legal case to a compatriot debtor
  • Lull hits VLGC spot sector
    VLGC SPOT rates are continuing to fall as a seasonal drop in LPG demand hits the market
  • Asset valuations factor in scrap value
    SCRAP values will become an increasingly important factor in asset valuations because of shorter trading lives, the Marine Money conference in Singapore heard today
  • Profits drop at Global Ports
    GLOBAL Ports Investments, Russia's dominant container operator, said its 1H13 profits were significantly below forecasts

The Journal of Commerceweb site
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
  • Schneider's Lofgren Says Driver Pay Must Rise
    View "The Shift to Short Haul" on the Schneider Knowledge Hub Schneider National is offering a $5,000 signing bonus for tank truck drivers, including a $2,000 relocation allowance, as the truckload operator ramps up to meet chemical shipping demand. The bonus, announced last week, is the latest effort by the $3.5...
  • Report: Number, Value of US Cargo Thefts Increase
    Shares of cargo theft by product type from June to August, based on average loss value per incident. Full-size image FreightWatch International, a logistics security services company, reported a total of 202 cargo thefts in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2013, with 87 thefts in June, 62 in July and...
  • For-Hire Trucking Tonnage Index Rose in August
    The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Trucking Tonnage Index increased 1.4 percent in August from July, to 126.9, after slipping 0.6 percent in July. Compared with August 2012, the index rose 6.9 percent, which is the largest year-over-year gain since December 2011. Year-to-date, versus the same period last year,...
  • US Shippers Urge House to Raise Inland Waterways Fuel Tax
    More than 75 business, agriculture and labor groups and local governments are urging the U.S. House of Representatives to hike the fuel tax that barge and towing companies pay into the Inland Waterway Trust Fund. Increasing the current tax of 20 cents per gallon by six to nine cents is needed...
  • OOCL Leases Office Space in Utah
    OOCL has leased 50,000 square feet of office space in the RiverPark 7 building in South Jordan, Utah. The container line plans to expand and hire or relocate 300 professionals for this new office space over the next several years. RiverPark7 is the newest 75,000 square foot, three-story building under construction...
  • Mumbai Port to Begin Maintenance Dredging
    View Larger Map India's Mumbai Port Authority has awarded Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors a contract for maintenance dredging of port berths to help alleviate draft restrictions. "Dredging work is expected to start in mid-October," port officials said. The move follows vigorous efforts by the Mumbai-Nhava Sheva Ship Agents' Association, which has...
  • Japanese Container Exports Seen Rising 3 Percent in FY 2013
    Japanese containerized cargo exports will rise 3.0 percent in fiscal 2013, which started on April 1, to 5.176 million 20-foot-equivalent units (TEUs), amid a moderate recovery in the global economy, a Tokyo-based research firm predicted in a new report. The anticipated fiscal 2013 growth in loaded container cargo exports from nine...
  • Private Fleets Poised for Growth
    PepsiCo has the largest private trucking fleet.While for-hire trucking companies are shedding assets and focusing on profits, a national survey of private fleet operators revealed that 67 percent of the respondents expect their operations to grow in the coming years. "The future of the private fleet is exceedingly bright," Tom Moore,...
  • Diana Containerships Receives Post-Panamax Vessel
    The 6,500-TEU Pucon is chartered to CSAV.Diana Containerships, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, has taken delivery of the Pucon, a 2006-built post-Panamax container ship of about 6,500 20-foot-equivalent capacity. The company entered into an agreement to purchase the vessel on Aug. 8, 2013. Including the newly delivered Pucon, the shipping company's...
  • Zebra Technologies Launches Rack & Container Location Solution to Improve Visibility Through Real-Time Data in Rack Fleet Management
    DETROIT, Sept. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zebra TechnologiesCorporation (Nasdaq:ZBRA), a global leader in products and servicesthat provide real-time visibility into organizations' assets, peopleand transactions, today at the Automotive Manufacturing Solutions (AMS)conference in Detroit, announced the release of Rack & Containermanagement solution. The solution is a manufacturing execution system(MES) designed...
  • TNT Thailand joins expert panel on AEC insights for Ministry of Finance's executives
    Alan Miu, Managing Director of TNT Express Worldwide (Thailand) Co., Ltd., the leading international provider of integrated express services, recently appeared as a distinguished speaker at the training program "AEC insights for MOF's Executive", with the objective of sharing knowledge and best practice with Ministry of Finance staff, at Windsor...
  • Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers welcomes record numbers to global membership
    London and Vancouver, 24 October, 2013. The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers has welcomed 200 new members at the annual meeting of its Controlling Council, held this year in Vancouver, Canada. In being formally elected to membership of the ICS, one of shipping's oldest professional bodies, the candidates join an organisation of...
  • CHIMPORT - The 2013 World Brands China Import Fair News Release
    The 2013 World Brands China (Guangzhou) Import Fair, is the first world-class Expo focusing on importing products (Consumer Sector); The first event in South China winning international recognition, as well as featuring brand and nation images of "Made in a country". (Brazil delegation, for the first time creates a "Made in...
  • Kewill Reinvents Supply Chain Execution Market with Introduction of Multimodal Transportation Platform
    CHELMSFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kewill, Inc., a leading provider of multimodal transportation and logistics management solutions for seamless supply chain execution, today announced the release of Kewill MOVETM, a complete, comprehensive platform for managing the complexities of transportation, logistics and trade compliance. The Kewill MOVE platform provides users with a multimodal transportation...
  • GT Nexus Announces Major Expansion by Key Customer
    OAKLAND, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 24, 2013) - GT Nexus today announced that Procter & Gamble (P&G) has renewed and expanded its contract for global supply chain management technology and services. P&G has been using the GT Nexus platform since 2001 to manage its global logistics spend. The expanded solution gives...
  • US Diesel Prices Inch Down for a Second Week
    U.S. diesel prices through September 23, 2013 Full-size image U.S. diesel prices declined as of Sept. 23, the second consecutive week of price decreases, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The last time diesel prices saw two straight weeks of decreases, they were followed by three weeks of increases. The national average...
  • Boskalis to Dredge for New Bronka Port in Russia
    St. Petersburg, Russia.Royal Boskalis Westminster has won a €130 million (about US$175.3 million) contract from CJSC Baltstroy for the dredging and construction of the Bronka Port shipping channel in St. Petersburg, Russia. The project involves the construction of a 6 kilometer (about 3.7 mile) long shipping channel, turning basin and berth...
  • APM Terminals Gothenburg Orders STS, Gantry Cranes
    A Liebherr straddle carrier destined for ECT.Liebherr Container Cranes has received an order from APM Terminals Gothenburg in Sweden for two ship-to-shore cranes and two rail-mounted gantry cranes. The STS cranes have an outreach of 65 meters (about 213 feet), allowing them to work on container vessels with up to 24...
  • Shifting Policies and Priorities: Staying Ahead of China Logistics
    David Hartman, Director of Blue Canyon Partner's China practice, has worked for more than 20 years with companies developing their business in China. In this podcast, he discusses changes in China's economic policy focus and the move of manufacturing inland. This podcast is Part 1 in a series leading up to...
  • Piracy Trends Fuel Lower Insurance Premiums
    Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Jeffrey Sparks, right, and Ensign Timothy McDaniel of the U.S. Navy navigate a rigid-hull inflatable boat toward the Chinese destroyer Harbin (DDG 112) to recover sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) during a U.S. and Chinese counter-piracy exercise. Photo by Mass Communication...

TradeWindsweb site
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
  • Capes pass $40k
    A week after bursting past $30,000 daily capesize rates today broke through the $40,000 per day barrier.
  • Khanna's comeback
    The former operations chief of Greek bulker and tanker owner DryShips is breaking back into shipping after forging a partnership with a leading private equity firm.
  • Concordia's three-year legacy
    Micky Arison admitted today it will take up to three years to recover the reputation and financial performance of Carnival Corp's Costa brand following the Costa Concordia tragedy.
  • Zamakona delays again
    Astilleros Zamakona has delayed delivery of a Solvtrans newbuilding for a second time.
  • Scorpio in $250m move
    Scorpio Bulkers is about to raise at least $250m in the Oslo over-the-counter market in a deal that could support acquisition of 20 more vessels, market sources tell TradeWinds.
  • Nanjing stuck in red
    China's Nanjing Tanker is still at risk of delisting in Shanghai after it forecast a possible fourth consecutive year of losses.
  • Lisin lines up $300m splash
    Russian tycoon Vladimir Lisin's Volga Shipping has ordered 20 new cargoships at affiliate shipyard Oka.
  • Bumi VL attacked
    A Bumi Armada VLCC was boarded by armed men yesterday in the seventh attack this year on a tanker at anchorage in Nipah, Indonesia.
  • Miniature Titanic tested
    A wooden model of the proposed Titanic II cruiseship has been given a thorough examination in Germany.
  • Hapag replaces top two
    Hapag-Lloyd has today appointed two new executives to replace its chief executive and chief operating officer who will both depart next year.
  • Meem crew supplied
    An Indian court has been told the crew of a cargoship arrested off Alang have now received fresh food and medical supplies.
  • No let up for Rongsheng
    China Rongsheng Heavy Industries is facing yet another legal challenge over its failure to follow through with a takeover of an engine maker.
  • Tanker master held
    The Spanish master of the grounded tanker Zebron has been arrested following an alcohol test in Sweden.
  • Dry back to black
    All core segments of the dry-cargo market will sneak back into profit next year for the first time since 2010, it is claimed.
  • Vroon ERRV prangs platform
    Around 40 UK offshore workers have been airlifted after a Vroon emergency response and rescue vessel (ERRV) struck the gas platform they were on.
  • Cruise cancelled
    Princess Cruises has cancelled Royal Princess' Mediterranean cruise after a power failure.
  • STX PO ups limit
    Restructuring bulker owner STX Pan Ocean has increased the potential amount of its short-term borrowing by KRW 200bn ($186m).
  • Two for one, plus change
    An early autumn rally in the capesize market could see charterers split cargos between two panamax vessels with money to spare.
  • Boskalis in Russian double
    Dutch dredging giant Royal Boskalis Westminster has bagged a second contract for work on a new Russian port.
  • Grieg adds supramaxes
    Norway's Grieg Star has added two more ships to its supramax orderbook in China.
  • Luksic plays major hand
    Chile's Luksic family has dug deep to help CSAV complete the first round of a $330m fundraiser which will help pay for a series of newbuildings.
  • Bulker immortalised
    A UK-built bulker has received a rare honour by featuring in a new set of six maritime-themed Royal Mail stamps.
  • Schettino blames helmsman
    Costa Concordia captain Francisco Schettino has told an Italian court that the disaster was caused by his helmsman.
  • Trogir chops 350 jobs
    Croatian shipyard Brodtrogir is laying off 350 workers following privatisation.
  • STX delays drillship work
    STX Offshore & Shipbuilding has stopped construction work on a deepwater drillship.
  • Maersk warns on MRs
    Maersk Tankers has warned that the over ordering of MR tankers threatens to damage the positive prospects of the products sector.
  • Transocean eyes 10
    Transocean is looking to order up to 10 high-specification jack-up drilling rigs in deals worth more than $2bn.
  • Nipah sees double attack
    Tankers at Indonesia's Nipah Anchorage have been subjected to two robbery attempts in less than a week.

American Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
  • Freight forwarders foresee Russian Customs issues
    Trade with Russia and other countries relying on transit through Russia may be interrupted unless a solution to the conflict over the country's involvement in trade interface requirements (TIR) is solved, according to CLECAT and FIATA.
  • Hapag-Lloyd names Damco exec CEO
    Rolf Habben-Jansen, who has been chief executive of Damco, the freight forwarding arm of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, since 2009, will become chairman of the executive board and CEO of Hapag-Lloyd on July 1, 2014.
  • IATA downgrades airline industry profitability expectation
    The global airline industry will generate $11.7 billion in profit on $708 billion in revenues. In June, the organization projected profits of $12.7 billion, but slow growth in key markets caused it to revise its prediction.
  • Vitran sells U.S. LTL business
    Vitran has agreed to a $2 million sale of its U.S. less-than-truckload business to an entity controlled by Matthew Moroun, and industry watchers now think the company's Canadian business could be next.
  • U.S. allows Australian litchi, mango imports
  • Ex-Im Bank names Slacik head of export finance
  • Lord appointed ITC administrative law judge
  • DHL: U.S.-Africa trade to increase
  • American, US Airways extend merger deadline
  • Wang, Evergreen Marine Corp. chairman, dies
  • N.J. governor vetoes trucking bill
  • IAG Cargo commences Chengdu service
  • Executive moves

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
  • Sulphur limits: IMO should offer 'guidance' on fuel types
    Bunker player wants clarification as to whether fuel oil or distillates should be used.
  • Prices mainly soft in Fujairah
    Suez market firming.
  • Prices falling across Europe
    Rotterdam market soft.
  • Carnival repeats backing for scrubbers: Q3 profits down
    Carnival 'will take a lead' in developing scrubber design'.
  • Greener shipping - hot air, or...?
    How did I defend the motion - 'This House believes that the demands for ever-greener shipping are so much hot air' at the WISTA UK grand debate?
  • Sides harden over Russian bunkering dispute
    Russian bunker companies' frustration takes them to court.
  • Maersk Line investing in fuel-efficiency technology
    Investment offers 'a very attractive payback'.
  • Court ruling a 'welcome rebuke' to anti-ECA campaign
    'Alaskan officials seem to prioritise the interests of shipping companies over the health of residents.'
  • More cash for green maritime projects
    Move forms part of Blue Denmark initiative and includes LNG as marine fuel.
  • Bunker markets soft in Asian hubs
    Supplies of bunker fuels were fine at key Asian ports on Tuesday.
  • Fuel system technology firm looking for production partner
    'This could be one of the company's most important decisions.'
  • Bulk carrier takes North West Passage to Finland
    'The fuel savings alone add up to $80,000,' says Nordic Bulk Carriers.
  • Ulstein Verft delivers final PSV to group subsidiary
    Blue Protector has 'optimal combination' of fuel-efficiency and deadweight, says shipyard.

European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
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
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
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
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
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
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
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
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
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
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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
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
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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
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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
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
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
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
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.
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
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