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13 July 2024 - Year XXVIII
Independent journal on economy and transport policy
14:07 GMT+2
February 27, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • Shanghai exports to EU up 0.9pc while European imports leap 14.8pc
  • TNT names ex-AkzoNobel boss as new CEO after UPS merger mess
  • Matson opens Savannah DC to meet growing demand from US south east
  • Hamburg's Russian boxes up 13pc in 2012, becomes 2nd trading partner
  • Rotterdam has bigger ships, but fewer calls as EU recession deepens
  • China's total logistics value expected to grow 10pc this year
  • Lianyungang's mainland-Taiwan cargo throughput surges 96pc in 2012
  • FMC to allow overseas NVOCCs use of US negotiated rate agreements
  • Port of LA eco-review process to begin for expansion of NYK terminal
  • Damco 2012 re-organising costs cut into profit as revenue rises 18.8pc
  • Exploiting US e-commerce retailing proves to be costly and complex
  • Saudi Arabia's Almajdouie and Hana Water extend contact for five years
  • Chongqing's international air cargo volume soars 49 per cent in 2012
  • Moscow Domodedovo airport struts its stuff to visiting G-20 delegates
  • UTair Aviation lists among Top 100 Most Valuable Companies in Russia
  • Shaanxi wins Ankang Airport move, Xian-Lintong highway expansion okay

Exim Indiaweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
  • Able Shipping opens new office in Ahmedabad
  • Bahri s 2012 net profit up 75 pc
  • SCI takes delivery of AHTS vessel for growing offshore services sector
  • Zim s Asia Med Europe (AME) service to connect ICTT Vallarpadam
  • As IPPTA, what are your expectations from the forthcoming Budget?
  • Albatross Inland Ports receives Container Freight Station of the Year - Private award
  • Freight rates to go up marginally, linked to diesel price
  • Highlights of Railway Budget 2013-14
  • Reaction by Mr Chandrajit Banerjee, Director-General, CII
  • Rlys goods earnings up 24.76 pc in April-Jan.
  • Fieo s wish list for Union Budget 2013-14
  • INR turns weak on fresh dollar demand

International Transport Journalweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
  • THY establishes RFS network in southern Africa
    Turkish Cargo, the freight branch of Turkish Airlines, aimed to provide more efficient cargo delivery and to increase its delivery area by starting road feeder services (RFS) in so...
  • Alstom and Russian partner TMH test 2ES5 freight electric locomotive
    Alstom and its Russian partner Transmashholding (TMH) have successfully started to test their jointly developed 2ES5 freight locomotive prototype at the Novocherkassk Electric Loco...
  • Germany extends controversial gigaliner trials
    Germany's ministry of transport has given permission for 60 new stretches of road to be used for gigaliner trials. One of the new routes is the Bremen motorway. The trials with th...
  • Egypt to invest in rail system
    In the wake of a tragic train accident at the beginning of 2013, Egypt is looking to step up investment in its railways to improve safety, and upgrade infrastructure and rolling st...
  • AMI opens in India
    Air Menzies International (AMI), a trade-only airfreight and express wholesaler, has created a new regional division to spearhead its development in India, and launched its own ope...
  • TNT Express lightens carbon footprint with gigaliners in Scandinavia
    The Dutch service provider TNT Express has put longer and heavier trucks into service on the 200 km route between Puttgarden (Germany) and Helsingborg (Sweden). The company's use o...
  • NOL suffers USD 419 million loss in 2012
    Singapore-based Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) posted a full year net loss of USD 419 million, mainly due to a Q1/2012 net loss (before non-recurring items) of USD 255 million and one-...
  • TNT Express announces new CEO for June 2013
    TNT Express has appointed Tex Gunning as its new chief executive officer (CEO), with effect from 1 June. Bernard Bot, who has been acting as interim CEO, will remain on the executi...
  • Railrunner puts more emphasis on European operations
    RailRunner NA Inc, a US developer of rail products and services for low-cost intermodal transportation solutions to shippers, is strengthening its European operations by sending it...
  • DB Schenker named European logistics service provider for SolarEdge
    The firm SolarEdge has appointed DB Schenker in the Netherlands as its logistics service provider for Europe. SolarEdge is one of the leading solution providers for boosting perfor...
  • Eurocopter and SDV put first hybrid shuttle on the road in Germany
    Eurocopter and its leading transport provider SDV have put their first hybrid truck on the road in Germany. The vehicle is used to operate a shuttle service between Eurocopter's pl...
  • Damco saw significant growth in 2012
    Damco, one of the world's leading freight forwarding and logistics service providers, reported that its net revenue in 2012 increased to USD 3.272 billion, 19% more than the USD 2....

Marine Logweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
  • Costa Concordia plaintiffs claim "a huge victory"
  • Moose Boats delivers two more M2-37 catamarans
  • Bourbon takes delivery of third large IMR vessel
  • STX OSV set for recovery in demand in large AHTS market
  • Experts meet at IMO HQ to update ship GHG inventory
  • Paris MOU: Ships' fire safety still a serious concern
  • Messina newbuilds to have Wärtsilä exhaust gas cleaning

World Wide Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
  • Wind causes containment breach at Port Angeles asbestos cleanup site
  • New DOC report shows states breaking export records
  • Crowley taps Farhad Rajabi as Project Management Team VP
  • Everett Port Commissioners lay down new vision, values
  • Pacific International Lines agrees to pollution penalty

Lloyd's Listweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
  • Tackle debt, cut costs
    Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines faces tough challenges despite real progress on costs
  • IG reveals new general excess loss reinsurance set-up
    Complex pooling structure seeks to hold down reinsurance costs
  • König bulk KG insolvent after Sanko collapse
    Japan bankruptcy claims fresh casualty after dropped capesize struggled to repay its debts
  • Demand bond or guarantee?
    The Court of Appeal answers a $10m question
  • The risks that threaten the box-leasing boom
    Lessors face up to counterparty risk, fluctuating demand and competition
  • Rickmers Maritime posts double-digit drop in annual net profits
    Singapore boxship owner blames dip in charter revenue at year-end
  • Should armed guards be allowed to use heavy calibre firearms?
    Belgian law permitting 0.5-in calibre assault weapons reignites row over appropriate use of force
  • Cargill eyes return to shipowning with capesize order
    Herd instinct kicks in again as heavy hitters rack up big bulker orders
  • OSG hits back at BP move to liquidate Alaska joint venture
    New setback for bankrupt tanker firm as oil major seeks to exit long-term partnership
  • No soft touch
    Shipping will find the additional lending helpful but cannot expect salvation
  • Feeding the yards
    Cexim stands by its ship finance target of $3bn for 2013
  • STX OSV profits fall 83% in fourth quarter
    Company landed just two new orders and faced operating problems in Brazil
  • Caribbean aframax earnings surge $6,000 in a week
    Earnings for 70,000-tonne cargoes hit $16,618 per day and could go higher
  • Chinese lenders on a learning curve
    Institutions bankrolling shipping get a first taste of portfolio problems
  • Nam Cheong posts double-digit rise in annual profit
    Offshore boom in Brazil, West Africa and Malaysia bring positive outlook
  • China ship finance keeps flowing
    Foreign players tap loans despite gap in expectation between owners and policy banks

Fairplayweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
  • Antonini resigns at Fincantieri
    CORRADO Antonini, one of the best-known figures in European shipbuilding, has resigned as chairman of Fincantieri
  • J Lauritzen's losses deepen
    DANISH drybulk, tanker and offshore services group J Lauritzen today blamed one-off items for deeper full-year losses in 2012
  • NewLead integrates coal sales and fleet ops
    NASDAQ-listed NewLead today announced another coal contract and confirmed that these cargoes will be delivered by its controlled fleet
  • US sentenced PIL for pollution cover-up
    SINGAPORE'S PIL was ordered to pay $2.2M for hiding illegal bilge water operations on one of its vessels
  • RMT's profits plunge 80%
    RICKMERS Maritime Trust said today its profits plunged 80% year on year to $2.24M in 4Q12, due to unforeseen repairs and impairments
  • More Scorpio orders tipped
    SCORPIO Tankers's new credit facility signals more 'eco' newbuilding contracts ahead, according to Evercore analyst Jon Chappell
  • OOCL seeks second rise within a month
    OOCL SAID today it would seek a general rate rise on its trans-Atlantic routes as of 1 April
  • China imports 15% less maritime equipment
    CHINA'S maritime equipment imports decreased nearly 15% year on year to $4.37Bn in 2012, customs said
  • BC reaches pipeline accord?
    BRITISH Columbia's has sought to quell opposition from native tribes to building an LNG export pipeline by earmarking C$32M ($31.24M) for them
  • STX OSV profits plunge 45%
    SINGAPORE-listed Norwegian offshore vessel builder STX OSV said today 2012 profits fell 45% year on year
  • MISC returns to profitability
    MISC HAS returned to black ink with full-year earnings of $324.6M in 2012, reversing $487M in losses for 2011
  • Throughput rises 30.7% at 3 Taiwan ports
    TAIWAN'S Keelung, Taipei and Suao ports have handled 240,000teu last month, 30.71% more throughput than in January 2012
  • Transatlantic cuts losses but stays in red
    REDERI AB Transatlantic said today it remained deep in the red, both in full-year and final-quarter 2012
  • Box port activity rises
    CONTAINER handling volumes continued to grow on a global scale last month despite the drag from Europe's recession
  • CEXIM sees $3Bn in 2013 shipping loans
    CHINA Export-Import Bank has predicted $3Bn in lending to shipowners in 2013, 42.8% more than 2012

The Journal of Commerceweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
  • Trade of Softwood Lumber Fell 2.5 Percent in 2012
    Global trade of softwood lumber fell by about 2.5 percent in 2012, with practically all of the major lumber-consuming countries reducing imports, following two years of increased trade, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. As a result of a weakening U.S. dollar, conifer fiber prices increased in U.S. dollar terms in...
  • Annual Review & Outlook 2013: CLECAT
    Freight forwarding has been one of the most successful sectors of the global logistics industry over the past decade. The industry has achieved substantial growth due to globalization, which has led manufacturing to locate to remote markets. The global economic environment in which companies have prospered, however, is becoming much more...
  • Dubai International Airport's Cargo Volume Rises
    Improving U.S. and European consumer confidence was credited with rising demand for freight movements at Dubai International Airport last month. Total volume increased 8.6 percent from 173,531 tons in January 2012 to 188,520 tons last month, according to figures from Dubai Airports. "The latest data signals a return to robust growth in...
  • Hong Kong, Thailand Sign Trade Cooperation Agreement
    Hong Kong and Thailand have signed a cooperation agreement to strengthen trade and economic relations between the two. C Y Leung, Hong Kong's Chief Executive, and Yingluck Shinawatra, Prime Minister of Thailand, witnessed the signing by Gregory So, Hong Kong's Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, and Boonsong Teriyapirom, Thailand's Minister of...
  • Annual Review & Outlook 2013: C.H. Robinson Worldwide
    Supply chains increasingly are viewed as a key competitive differentiator. Since the recession, shippers have aggressively sought supply chain savings. Examples such as modal conversion options from truck to intermodal, or air to ocean, allow shippers to capture potential savings without having to sacrifice service. As supply chains become more global...
  • Mitsubishi Logistics to Enter Myanmar Market
    Japan's Mitsubishi Logistics Corp. said that it and Hong Kong-based Jupiter Global Ltd. will set up a 50-50 joint venture in Myanmar, formerly called Burma, to provide logistics services in the highly promising Southeast Asian market. The Tokyo-based company's move comes as the United States and the European Union have eased...
  • Samskip Opens New Route for Rural Iceland
    Samskip has launched a new container shipping route for rural Iceland. One of Samskip's container vessels will sail from Reykjavik to Isafjordur, Akureyri and Reydarfjordur in Iceland to Immingham in the U.K. and Rotterdam in the Netherlands, calling at Kollafjordur in the Faroe Islands along the way. From Rotterdam, the vessel...
  • Brazilian Port Workers Delay Strike to Negotiate
    Brazilian port workers have agreed to delay their planned strike until March 15 to negotiate with the government changes in its ports plan. The agreement was made during a meeting in Brazil between the representatives of the unions, federations and Leonidas Cristino, the Chief Minister's Secretariat for Ports. Paulo Pereira de Silva,...
  • California Eyes Freight Plan to Bolster Competitive Position
    The state of California has had it with East Coast and Canadian ports poaching its cargo, and a proposed bill in the state Legislature will tackle this problem by developing a state freight plan to invest in port, highway and rail infrastructure. "The big story in California is beat the canal,"...
  • US Lumber Industry Worried by British Columbia's Log Export Policy Changes
    The U.S. Lumber Coalition is concerned by British Columbia's recent log export policy changes, particularly a 20 percent increase in the "fee in lieu of domestic manufacturing" applied to many log exports that will take effect on March 1. These measures to tighten log export restrictions on the BC coast will...
  • Annual Review & Outlook 2013: CargoWise
    2012 began with the global trade interests bracing for economic storms. It ended with a literal storm. As Hurricane Sandy sent waves crashing through homes in much of the U.S. East Coast, airports such as John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia in New York, and Newark Liberty in New Jersey closed....

Containerisation Internationalweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
  • Shippers and forwarders demand e-invoices
    Shippers and freight forwarders are increasingly demanding electronic invoices as they seek to remove inefficiencies from business processes, according to research ...
  • Rise in container throughput in January
    Container volumes across global ports jumped by over 2% in January as shipments were brought forward as a result of the closure of manufacturing sites in China ...
  • Emma arriva at Palermo
    The stricken Maersk Line flagship Emma Maersk arrived at Fincantieri's repair yard in Palermo, Sicily yesterday after transiting the 1,276 miles from Port Said ...
  • Auckland suffers
    New Zealand's North Island Ports of Auckland suffered an 8.9% drop in its container throughput in the first six months of its trading year, ending on December 31, ...
  • Jaxport pursues deeper harbour to increase competitiveness
    Jaxport Port Authority has announced that it will supply additional funding to dredge its harbour to no less than 47 feet to ensure it can handle fully-loaded container ...
  • Port of Tacoma moves ahead 36% in January
    The US west coast Port of Tacoma saw its throughput jump by 36% in January, compared to the same month of 2011, to 148,707 teu - due mainly to the continued benefit ...
  • CIMC eyes 20 post-panamax ships for charter to MSC
    China International Marine Containers, the world's top container manufacturer, is reportedly talking to several compatriot shipyards to order up to 20 post-panamax ...

TradeWindsweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
  • NewLead pens coal pact
    Greek owner intends to service supply contract with owned and chartered tonnage.
  • Fincantieri says farewell
    Members of Europe's shipbuilding community were scratching their heads Tuesday after learning that Corrado Antonini has left Fincantieri's board of directors.
  • Cargill tied to cape play
    Cargill appears to have lined up an order for up to six capesize bulkers at China's Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding.
  • Hostages freed
    West African pirates have released six seafarers who were taken hostage off Nigeria nearly two weeks ago.
  • Scorpio's sweet spot
    The rapid pace of Scorpio Tankers' fleet expansion campaign will likely continue in the months to come, management told investors Tuesday.
  • Bulk bites Lauritzen
    Charter defaults and crashing asset values sent J Lauritzen spinning to a huge $350m loss in 2012.
  • Badger bouncing back
    A veteran coal-powered ferry is set to start the shipping season in the Great Lakes despite its lack of an operating permit.
  • VL profit two years away
    VLCC owners must wait for at least two more years before their more expensive vessels return to profitability, Morgan Stanley says.
  • Rickmers offloading?
    Germany's Rickmers group has sold four 1998-built cargo vessels into China, according to London broker Clarkson.
  • Platou charts pullback
    Shipowners throttled back even more in the past there months as they looked to reduce supply in troubled markets, data from RS Platou Markets says.
  • Long arm of the law
    An Indian court has ordered the arrest of a general cargoship as manager Tradex Shipping tries to recover fees.
  • "My life is over"
    The crewman accused of running the Canadian ferry Queen of the North aground knew he was in big trouble after the accident, a court has heard.
  • Rickmers Maritime falls
    Singapore-based containership owner Rickmers Maritime has seen 2012 profit eroded by higher costs.
  • Swede to slice some more
    Rederi AB TransAtlantic will push ahead with further cost cuts after another annual loss left the Christen Sveaas-led company unsatisfied.
  • BLRT in ferry fight
    Estonian shipbuilding group BLRT has gone to court to fight its failure to win a key ferry newbuilding contract.
  • "Size matters"
    Typifying the bubble in which Scorpio Tankers appears to operate right now good news dominated bad as it wheeled out its fourth quarter report yesterday.
  • Statoil keeps trio
    Norway's Statoil has extended charters for three anchor-handlers for up to six years.
  • Reite raises AHTS hope
    STX OSV is hopeful top line anchor-handler contracts will pick up this year after seeing its fourth quarter profit tumble.
  • Bulker spill reaches shore
    Oil from the sunken Singapore bulker Harita Bauxite has reached Philippines beaches.
  • Jefferies downs Pac Basin
    Fears Pacific Basin Shipping will fall into the red this year have led Jefferies to drop its rating on the company.
  • Better for BC
    Canada's BC Ferries has posted bigger nine-month profit as its third quarter loss was cut.
  • Rongsheng denies issue
    China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group has refuted reports it plans to sell $200m of shares in a private placement.
  • Spot scars Eidesvik
    Eidesvik Offshore has seen its fourth quarter numbers curtailed by a weak North Sea spot market.
  • Sealink takes half
    Malaysia's Sealink International has snapped up half of a domestic operator which charters one of its ships - and has another on order.
  • Wan Hai master held
    Japanese coast guards have arrested the captain of a boxship involved in a fatal collision with two fishing boats.
  • Order surge begins
    Vancouver Shipyards has won preliminary vessel orders from the Canadian government worth $15.7m.
  • Costs punish GulfMark
    Seasonally lower revenues and higher operating costs have combined to push GulfMark Offshore to a loss in the fourth quarter.
  • Nam Cheong ends on high
    Nam Cheong, Malaysia's largest builder of offshore support vessels, has made a strong finish to the 2012 financial year.
  • PIL gets US spill fine
    Pacific International Lines (PIL) has been fined $2.2m for operating a ship in US waters without a working oily water separator.
  • Emma makes Palermo
    A Maersk Line containership that suffered a flooded engine room in the Suez Canal has arrived in Italy to begin repairs.
  • Scorpio sees red
    Scorpio Tankers has ended the year in the red posting a fourth quarter loss of just under $5m.

American Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
  • NEWSFLASH: FMCSA rejects ATA's hours of service delay request
    On Jan. 25, the American Trucking Associations requested the Transportation Department agency delay the start of the rules by three months to ensure enough separation between the judgment of the group's court challenge.
  • JFK air cargo report released
    The report presents 52 recommendations to help JFK International Airport improve as a domestic leader in the air cargo industry, stemming its 600,000-ton decline in cargo activity over the past decade.
  • Maersk hiking Med rates
  • Va. lawmakers pass landmark transport funding bill
    Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell didn't get everything he wanted in his five-year plan to raise $3.1 billion for surface transportation, but his proposal finally got the General Assembly to address the state's crumbling infrastructure.
  • Washington Notebook: DOT warns of sequester's impact on aviation
  • MOL North America's KPIs improve in January
  • Washington state dray bill passed by committee
    A proposed law, H.B. 1719, that would force the ports of Seattle and Tacoma to employ drayage truck operators to move containerized cargo, was approved 5-4. The bill may be put on the state's calendar for a second reading.
  • European Parliament halts emissions trading for airlines
  • WTO trade agreement crucial, air cargo group says
  • Jacksonville prefers 47-foot port channel depth
  • FDA starts cantaloupe packinghouse inspections
  • Mulling Europe's overweight container problem
    The European Shippers Council has proposed that problems related to misdeclared container weights can be dealt with through better exchange of information between shippers and container liner companies.
  • CargoSphere releases rate network update
  • Port of Brunswick to handle Toyota Venzas
  • Wine shippers sign on Descartes' mobile fleet application
  • Executive moves

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
  • Great Belt bridge to get sulphur detection 'nose'
    New technology being developed to enable reporting of ships breaching sulphur limits at sea to authorities.
  • Prices soft in Fujairah
    Avails tight in Suez.
  • MGO prices show big drop in Rotterdam and Hamburg
    Demand soft in Gibraltar.
  • Player aims for turnover of $100 million in first year
    Endofa Energy structured to provide 'flexibility and swift decision-making.'
  • New member joins Dynamic Oil's bunker trading team
    New addition brings with him industry knowledge and contacts.
  • Rickmers' annual profit down
    Singapore-based owner points to higher costs eating away at bottom line.
  • Conflicting predictions over fuel oil arbitrage volumes
    Shipping and trade sources say March volumes into East Asia will be up month-on-month.
  • Shell to buy LNG assets
    Deal in offing would boost oil major's LNG exposure.
  • Frontline reduces losses in 2012
    Tanker owner restructuring possible if poor markets persist.
  • Iran to double refining capacity
    Some new plants will use fuel oil as a feedstock.
  • Asian shipbuilder covets pioneering role on LNG-fuelled ships
    Higher building cost offset by efficiency gains, says Japanese yard.
  • New order for Wartsila scrubbers
    Four newbuilds under construction in South Korea are being fitted with exhaust gas cleaning systems.
  • Asia bunker prices continue heading south
    Some traders attribure the falling bunker prices to a dip in crude prices.
  • Annual profit down for New York-listed offshore firm
    Company booked loss in fourth quarter.
  • SOCAR subsidiary receives Turkey bunker supply licence
    Bunker supply permit valid for 15 years.
  • Dubai-based firm expands into bunkering sector
    Khoie Group in discussions to launch a $200 million, five-year Islamic bond to support operations.
  • Iran could 'seek exemption' for nuclear powered ships
    'Iran should be allowed to enrich uranium for nuclear powered ships.'
  • Seychelles supplier expands tank farm
    Seypec adding three more fuel tanks.
  • Scorpio Tankers narrows losses in Q4
    Firm 'realising the fuel savings' from newbuildings, says CEO of Scorpio Tankers.

FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
US Secretary to the Navy enthusiastic about the acquisition of Philly Shipyard by Hanwha
US Secretary to the Navy enthusiastic about the acquisition of Philly Shipyard by Hanwha
He is the first Korean shipbuilder to land on American shores and-he specified-I am sure it will not be the last
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
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In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
They rise to 88 the companies associated with Assiterminal
Membership of seven new companies
Brothers Cosulich acquired the genovese Slavetti Enzo
It operates in the field of production and sales of hardware products for the shipbuilding and nautical industry
Likely sinking of the renaissance Tutor attacked by the Houthis
Signaled the sighting at sea of debris and hydrocarbon chiaths
EU Council agrees to its position on new regulation on the European Maritime Safety Agency
Also adopted the general approach on the regulation on the use of the capacity of the railway infrastructure
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