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January 29, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • MOL on-time performance suffers slight slip, in-house rating reveals
  • China hits EU-US chemicals with anti-dumping duties in rising trade spat
  • Fujian's seaport container throughput up 10.6pc to 10.73 million TEU
  • Antwerp builds 500 x 68-metre lock on River Scheldt - world's biggest
  • West African Pirates seize tanker, siphon off US$5 million in jet fuel
  • Davos: Trade could rise 15pc with more infrastructure and fewer rules
  • MOL to install containerised ballast treatment in ship's cargo hold
  • Union Pacific profit up 7.8pc to US$1.04 billion, intermodal does well
  • CSX to spend US$26 million on New Jersey-Albany Hudson River track
  • Short circuiting signs revealed in first federal Dreamliner fire inquiry
  • Volga-Dnepr Airlines flies 100 tons of mining equipment in Russia
  • Germany's Leipzig Halle has stellar year for air freight volumes

Exim Indiaweb site
JANUARY 28, 2013
  • Asia-Europe spot rate falls 1.7 pc last week
  • CMA CGM, CMHI sign agreement for sale & purchase of 49 pc of Terminal Link
  • CSCL sees 2012 net profit after sale & leaseback of containers
  • International shipping market likely to improve this year: Report
  • KNOT in business relationship with Repsol Group
  • L&T bags 447 cr. Coast Guard order
  • Maersk Line reaches 2020 CO2 reduction target!
  • Walmart announces launch of Phase 2 of Beichen Logistics Park Project
  • Adani Ports net up 34 pc in Q3, 51 pc for nine months
  • HAROPA Ports delegation currently in India to enhance Indo-European maritime trade
  • Kandla Port celebrates 64th Republic Day in style
  • Republic Day celebrated at Adani Group
  • Shriniwas Mudgerikar is CONCORs new Chief General Manager, Western Region
  • Forex reserves ease by $ 580.3 m to $ 295.67 bn
  • INR turns weak on month-end dollar demand

International Transport Journalweb site
JANUARY 28, 2013
  • Gebrüder Weiss flies cable car to Mexico
    The Austrian logistics service provider Gebrüder Weiss (GW) recently proved that it is especially adept at managing special transports when it was recently mandated by the engineer...
  • RZD investing EUR 62 billion
    JSC Russian Railways' investment volume rose to RUB 481.6 billion (EUR 12 billion) last year, an increase of more than 22% compared to 2011. RZD's total investments since 2004 have...
  • Freightliner introduces high-visibility Truck-lite LED headlamps
    Freightliner Trucks reported that the high-performance LED headlamps custom-engineered for the Freightliner Cascadia by Truck-Lite Co LLC are now available. The new headlamps will ...
  • CSX ploughing money into rail tracks
    CSX, one of the USA's leading transport companies and based in Jacksonville FL, worked with its customers to locate 105 new or expanded facilities on its eastern rail network ...
  • SBS Worldwide signs agency agreement covering Switzerland
    The supply chain solutions provider SBS Worldwide and the Swiss company Tibbett & Britten Unique have entered into an agency agreement which sees SBS Worldwide offering Tibbett...
  • Ipsen Logistics opens new airfreight office in Malaysia
    The Bremen (Germany)-based international transport and logistics service provider Ipsen Logistics has opened a new office at Kuala Lumpur airport in reaction to the promising busin...
  • Sea Transport expands fleet
    Iveco has won a major deal with UK's container transport specialist Sea Transport. Under the new deal, Iveco has supplied eight identical brand new Stralis Active Space Super3 trac...
  • Qatar prepares for opening of new Doha airport in nine weeks
    The State of Qatar is ready to welcome a new chapter in the country's aviation industry with preparations well underway for the 1 April 2013 first phase opening of the new Hamad in...
  • MSC adds Rostov-on-Don to its network
    The Geneva (Switzerland)-based enterprise Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) added a call at the Russian Black Sea port of Rostov-on-Don to its network at the beginning of the ye...
  • Portugal's airfreight volume drops 4%
    In December 2012, the ANA Group handled 4.2% less (-570 t) airfreight and mail in comparison to the same month in 2011. ANA comprises eight Portuguese airports, seven of which hand...
  • Ethiopian Airlines changes services to Southern Africa
    Starting yesterday (27 January), the East African carrier Ethiopian Airlines adjusted its services to Zimbabwe and Zambia. Three of the present seven weekly services Addis Ababa - ...
  • New air traffic boss appointed at Prestwick
    Nats, a UK provider of air traffic services and solutions, has appointed Alastair Muir as the new operations director at its control centre in Prestwick, Ayrshire (Scotland). He su...
  • Time Matters expands Chinese network
    Time Matters, an international specialist for urgent and complex logistics services, is expanding its network in China. From now on, customers will benefit from a significantly inc...
  • Sales manager of Wtransnet France appointed
    Wtransnet France chose Gregory Joubert as its new sales manager on 1 January. He replaced Anna Esteve, who had held this post since the Wtransnet subsidiary in France was created. ...

World Wide Shipperweb site
JANUARY 28, 2013
  • Port of Tacoma sees gains in container numbers for 2012
  • Port of Vancouver reports progress in Kinder-Morgan relocation project
  • Evergreen Line to add new GTM feeder service
  • Dredging project underway for Duwamis River sediment
  • CSX Corp. plans expansion of Montreal intermodal terminal

Lloyd's Listweb site
JANUARY 28, 2013
  • Why trust might help sulphur emission compliance
    Lloyd's List's unique scrubber survey looks at the industry's real concerns
  • Wärtsilä sees rise in sales for its integrated SOx-reduction system
    Sales slowly rise as R&D investment reaches all-time high
  • US houseboat ruling opens a Pandora's Box for owners
    Lenders could target oil rigs and laid-up ships after Supreme Court redefines 'vessel'
  • Question: when is a boat not a boat?
    Supreme Court ruling on Lozman v City of Riviera Beach sparks mixed reactions
  • Swire's sister act
    Women who want a life at sea must learn not to limit themselves, says Hong Kong's first female master
  • UK strengthens its ocean security response
    MoD commissions studies into differences between pirate skiffs and fishing dhows
  • Kranich predicts 2013 peak season for box trades as conditions stabilise
    Hapag-Lloyd boss sees better times ahead after disappointing 2012
  • D-day looms for US east coast ports
    Deadline draws nearer for dock labour contract talks
  • Nautilus holds first election for general secretary
    Challenger slams Dickinson for pursuing 'irrelevant political causes'
  • Tunisian Navigation launches Libya ro-ro service
    North African governments seek closer ties in ports, energy and shipping
  • Chinese yards face two-year order cliff
    Only 70% of ships delivered on schedule, says Cansi
  • No bloodshed
    Egypt will deploy robust policing after protesters threaten to close the Suez Canal
  • Nobu Su takes on Grand China in US appellate court
    Rule B status at stake as Blue Whale pushes ahead with appeal
  • Shell develops Savannah LNG plant
    Energy major throws its weight behind US drive to ramp up exports
  • CMA CGM retains calls at terminals sold to China Merchants
    Twelve-year relationship agreement secures unnamed ports
  • Brokers forecast rise in secondhand VLCC prices
    Recent sales for more than $25m suggest an upturn in prices for older tonnage
  • SOx it to us
    Lloyd's List wants your views on looming emission regulations
  • Tokyo MoU plans new inspection regime
    Proposal to put high-risk tonnage under closer scrutiny takes a lead from Paris
  • Koper presses on with dredging programme
    All north Adriatic ports bar Trieste reported a drop in box throughput last year
  • Egypt unrest threatens canal transits
    Port Said, Suez and Ismailia under curfew as Morsi declares state of emergency
  • Huarong withdraws lawsuits against Grand China Logistics
    Lessor's bid to attach HNA Group aircraft and property ends with prompt settlement
  • Shipping team escapes the brunt of Commerzbank's 6,000 job cuts - exclusive interview
    Orderly run-down is critical in drive to cut exposure, says Otto
  • Coscon tie-up
    CORRECTION
  • Hurtigruten cuts its workforce by up to 30%
    Norway group shakeup highlights struggling cruise and ferry market
  • Brightoil secures waivers for interest ratio breaches
    Fuel supplier and tanker owner averts risks of cross defaults

Fairplayweb site
JANUARY 28, 2013
  • West-to-East shift seen in tanker sector
    CRUDE sector focus is shifting from the West to the East, with developing Asian economies fuelling demand growth, a broker predicted today
  • Mermaid lands $40M deal
    THORESEN Thai Agencies said its 57% owned subsidiary Mermaid Maritime has clinched a subsea project worth about $40M
  • Barges hit bridge, sparking US spill
    A SPILL response crew has contained an oil leak that followed a tank barge collision with a Mississippi River rail bridge, Fairplay was told today
  • MPM sharpens offshore focus
    MARCO Polo Marine of Singapore plans to increase its stress on the growing Indonesian oil and gas sector, CEO Sean Lee Yun Feng said
  • Mercator warns of worse losses
    MERCATOR Lines (Singapore) said the early termination of two timecharters would cause heavier losses than previously estimated
  • Dole signals fleet renewal
    US FRUIT shipper Dole is eyeing new tonnage after last week's progress on a transformative deal with Japan's Itochu Corp
  • Adani profits gain 34%
    ADANI Ports & Special Economic Zone's third quarter net profits rose 34% year on year to 4.15Bn rupees ($76M)
  • Grounding sparks rescue
    RESCUERS have saved 28 crew members in danger of being electrocuted in China
  • India begins trial of 120 pirate suspects
    INDIA has begun a trial of 120 suspected Somali pirates caught by the Indian navy
  • Doubled drybulk fleet seen
    THE GLOBAL drybulk fleet is on course to double in the seven years 2007-14, a shipbroker has warned
  • $90,000/day Golar LNG target seen
    GOLAR LNG is likely to obtain about $90,000 per day for its newbuildings on medium-term contracts, a shipping analyst has estimated
  • Brightoil wins waivers
    HONG KONG-listed bunkerer Brightoil has won waivers from its lenders, evading the possibility of cross defaults on certain loans
  • Thai vehicle exports jump
    THAILAND'S vehicle exports jumped 39.6% year on year to 1.03M units in 2012, the Federation of Thai Industries said today
  • Box rates regress
    THE RATE gain in long-haul box rates appears to be losing momentum, based on the latest Shanghai Containerised Freight Index figures
  • Breakers turns cautious
    HEAVY speculation by cash buyers for South Asia-bound ships has been proven to be a futile gamble, as they have failed to find breakers willing to pay a better price

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JANUARY 28, 2013
  • Port of New Orleans' Maritime Safety Operations Kick Off for Super Bowl
    A team of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies began maritime safety and security operations on the lower Mississippi River today to support Super Bowl XLVII. Response boats, patrol vehicles and enforcement personnel from more than 16 law enforcement agencies will conduct maritime security operations in the downtown New Orleans...
  • Forwarders See Slot Shortages as Unlikely Ahead of Chinese New Year
    In the run-up to factory closures in China for Chinese New Year from February 10 liner utilization levels are increasing, but slot and equipment shortages are unlikely to materialize and lines have struggled to push through General Rate Increases, according to leading forwarders. "We do not see significant volume increases leading...
  • EU to Implement Clearer Rules on Customs Handling of Pirated Goods
    The Internal Market Committee members of the European Parliament have approved a deal with the European Council that gives customs officials at EU borders better tools and clearer rules to confiscate, store and destroy pirated or counterfeit goods. The new regulation on Customs Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights aims to improve...
  • Evergreen to Launch Greece-Turkey-Malta Feeder Service
    Ocean carrier Evergreen Line will launch a feeder service linking Greece, Turkey and Malta at the end of January. The GTM service will connect to Evergreen Line's network via Greece's Port of Piraeus. The intra-Mediterranean route will be serviced by the 600 20-foot-equivalent unit vessel Kirsten. The first sailing is planned to...
  • US Diesel Prices Rise for Second Straight Week
    U.S. diesel prices rose for the second week straight, climbing 2.5 cents in the week ending Jan. 28. The average price, $3.927, is 7.7 cents higher than a year ago and up 1.6 cents from the beginning of the year, according to the Energy Information Administration. Prices rose across the country,...
  • Port Jersey Logistics Names Hickey Operations Director
    Al Hickey, Port Jersey Logistics' new director of operations. Third-party logistics provider Port Jersey Logistics has appointed Al Hickey as director of operations. In this role, Hickey will be responsible for identifying areas of operational growth and implementing process improvements and employee development programs for Port Jersey's warehouse division, Tyler Distribution Centers,...
  • OOCL to Hike Trans-Atlantic Rates
    Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas Container Line has announced a general rate increase on trans-Atlantic trade, effective March 1. The rate hike will be $300 per 20-foot container and $400 per 40- and 45-foot containers for westbound dry cargo on all routes from Europe to the U.S. and Canada....
  • 'K' Line Improves Japan-Thailand Transit Times
    Japanese carrier "K" Line will enhance its intra-Asia service with better transit times between Japan and Thailand. A total of seven vessels will be deployed by "K" Line and SITC Container Lines in two weekly intra-Asia loops. Starting Feb. 26, three 1,700 20-foot-equivalent unit vessels will be deployed for JABCO-1, and...
  • STB Approves Trucker Chassis Pool
    The Surface Transportation Board has granted its permission for motor carriers to use co-op pools to acquire and share intermodal chassis. The STB's regulatory clearance brings the North American Chassis Pool Cooperative a step closer to operation. The NACPC was formed last October as a cooperative for drayage carriers that want...
  • Carriers Keeping Eyes on Europe
    The Asia-Europe liner trades will dominate container shipping's strategic planning through 2013 as ocean carriers confront a nightmare mix of declining traffic, persistent overcapacity, high oil prices and the imminent arrival of the world's largest vessels. Many carriers returned to the black in 2012 from the bloodletting of 2011 largely because...
  • Mission Control
    James Welch knows a thing or two about business. So when the CEO of trucking operator YRC Worldwide and architect of the largest corporate turnaround in recent memory delivers a message like he did recently to his staff, shippers and carriers of all types should take notice. That message - "to...
  • Typhon Launches Marine Convoy Escort Service
    Typhon announced today it is launching its marine convoy escort service, effective immediately, according to Homeland Security Today. The maritime security service is being offered to ship operators transiting the Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean. Close protection vessels shadow client vessels, using surveillance, detection and early warning capabilities to...
  • Grupo Mexico Allocates $3.5 Billion for Investments
    Grupo Mexico has allocated $3.5 billion for its investment budget in 2013, which will be presented for the approval of the board of directors. Of this total, $2.0 billion will be invested in the mining division, $1.0 billion in the infrastructure division and $500 million in the transportation division. The transportation...
  • Hupac Intermodal Traffic Falls on Weak Economy
    Swiss intermodal operator Hupac blamed a weak European economy, periodic closures of the trans-Alpine Gotthard tunnel and increased competition from trucks for traffic slumping 10.7 percent in 2012. The number of truck trailers and swap bodies fell to 646,214 units from 723,897 units in 2011. Traffic on trans-Alpine routes, Hupac's main...
  • ILA-USMX Talks Reach Crucial Point
    The International Longshoremen's Association and United States Maritime Alliance resume contract negotiations Tuesday amid the renewed possibility of a work stoppage at East and Gulf Coast ports. The latest ILA-USMX contract extension expires at 11:59 p.m., Feb. 6. The union and employers have held a series of federally mediated bargaining sessions...
  • New Shipping Line Sets Sail in the Pacific
    Sofrana Unilines has announced the launch of a new, independent shipping line, Greater Pacific Shipping, to service customers in the Pacific. GPS is a partnership between three regional carriers, including Sofrana Unilines, Pacific Direct Line and Swire Shipping, the liner shipping division of The China Navigation Co. Services will be offered between...
  • Annual Review & Outlook 2013: M Power
    Amid rampant globalization and the never-ending pursuit of low-cost labor, supply chain ecosystems have become elongated, complicated and frustrated with challenges arising from velocity, volatility and vulnerability. The most important impact for 2013 will be a renewed supply chain focus that will move beyond the traditional performance metrics of speed, cost...
  • Annual Review & Outlook 2013: The Lambos Firm
    In 2013, we can expect resurgence in federal legislative and rulemaking activity that was on hiatus during the presidential election. The country remains sharply divided on an approach to addressing the deficit and the future course of our nation. As we face the fiscal cliff, many of us are doing...

Containerisation Internationalweb site
JANUARY 28, 2013
  • CMA CGM sells 49% of Terminal Link to China Merchants
  • Dangerous gaps in anti-piracy legislation must be filled, says Kallas
    There is an urgent need to reduce dangerous gaps in legislation surrounding anti-piracy measures and it must be made clear where responsibility lies, according ...
  • Cargo receivers must be accountable, say Cinsnet box lines
    Container lines want cargo receivers to be held at least partly liable in the event of an incident involving shipments they have ordered.Reinhard Schwede, new president ...
  • USEC container cliff in view again
    Wednesday week [February 6] in theory marks the last day of the extended US east coast dock labour contract talks; it will coincide with one of the busiest periods ...
  • Egypt crisis threat to canal transits
    Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has announced a 30-day state of emergency and night time curfew in the cities of Port Said, Suez and Ismailia after an escalation ...
  • Clock ticks for China Cosco as it faces Shanghai delisting
    China Cosco Holdings, the flagship unit of Cosco Group, expects to 'record a significant net loss' for 2012, which sets the company on track to receive a delisting ...

TradeWindsweb site
JANUARY 28, 2013
  • Vernicos at it again
    A leading Greek tug and salvage contractor appears to be closing in on the acquisition of two terminal tugs, TradeWinds has learned.
  • TOTE converts twins
    Totem Ocean Trailer Express (TOTE) has firmed up a deal with General Dynamics Nassco to convert two of its diesel electric ro-ros to LNG propulsion.
  • Teenage wasteland?
    Many owners have been encouraged to accelerate the pace of their fleet renewal programmes in response overcapacity, lacklustre freight rates and a spike in scrap prices but some may be turning on the torch too soon.
  • ECA takes centre stage
    The Export-Important Bank of China (China Exim) is poised to become an increasingly important source of capital for shipowners in the years to come, according to Nigel Thomas of Watson, Farley & Williams.
  • Lauritzen clinches cash
    J Lauritzen of Denmark has secured some of the cash it needs to fund the acquisition of three chemical carriers under construction in China.
  • Soccer not ships
    Saga Tankers has swapped its interest from ships to soccer, it emerged today.
  • Evergreen in Med run
    Taiwan's Evergreen Line is launching a new containership service in the eastern Mediterranean.
  • Norden hits dry double
    Norden has taken a couple of panamaxes on period deals to continue a rush of term business.
  • Navios Partners cut
    JP Morgan has dimmed its view of Navios Maritime Partners despite a strong fourth quarter showing.
  • Neste swings jobs axe
    Finnish tanker owner Neste Shipping is cutting up to 130 jobs in a bid to secure its future.
  • Sudden spot spike
    The North Sea spot market was given a massive boost today after two anchor handlers were fixed at up to NOK 1m ($181,000) per day apiece.
  • Bulker's ice battle
    Icy conditions have reportedly trapped a Korean bulker near the coastline of eastern Russia.
  • Dole eyes renewal
    US fruit group Dole is ready to invest in newbuildings to lower the age of its reefer fleet.
  • New tune for Cosco Sing'
    Cosco Corp (Singapore) has seen a potential $108m offshore contract come to life.
  • Mercator in dredging deal
    Mercator has picked up a near $40m contract for dredging work at a port in East India.
  • Cosco sell-off ahead?
    China Cosco Holdings could look to cash in some of its ships as it battles to get back into the black, analysts say.
  • SNCF to hand over cash
    The French ferry company that took on employees from collapsed SeaFrance has won a vital pay-out promised during its bankruptcy.
  • Ugland orders bulk duo
    Norway's JJ Ugland has returned to Japan's Tsuneishi group for two more supramax newbuildings.
  • VLs take a beating
    VLCC rates plunged by over 80% last week as oversupply and slowing US imports hurt an already weak market.
  • Hurtigruten cuts back
    Hurtigruten plans to let go over a quarter of its land-based Nordic workforce in an effort to cut costs.
  • Eleven dead in Kenya
    At least 11 people have been killed in Kenya after a truck lost control on a ferry ramp.
  • Daewoo profit plunges
    Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has posted an 82% fall in 2012 earnings as margins tightened.
  • Five set free
    Nigerian pirates have released a crew of five who were snatched from a tanker in December.
  • Cosco braces for deeper red
    China Cosco Holdings has braced investors for a loss of over $1.5bn in 2012.
  • Three-to-one in 2012
    Three bulk carriers were delivered for everyone sent for demolition in three of the four major segments last year.
  • Amina back in Iran
    A fugitive Iranian bulker has made it back home after fleeing arrest in Sri Lanka, according to ship-tracking data.
  • Nanjing East inks duo
    China's Nanjing East Star Shipbuilding has added two maintenance vessels to its orderbook.
  • New line for Libya
    Tunisian shipowner Compagnie Tunisienne de Navigation (CTN) is launching a new ro-ro run to Libya.
  • China duo demo bound
    Two more capesizes are said to be heading for demolition as the volume of such ships scrapped so far in 2013 tops 1mdwt.
  • Tyne looks to biomass
    The UK's Port of Tyne is looking to expand its wood pellet handling facilities as part of £180m ($283m) investment plans for the port.
  • Brightoil wins waivers
    Brightoil Petroleum has obtained waivers in principle related to a potential breach of a bank loan covenant.

American Shipperweb site
JANUARY 28, 2013
  • ILA, USMX to resume contract talks
    Sources say little headway was made last week in talks between the union and New York Shipping Association where employers are attempting to bring costs and productivity more in line with other U.S. East and Gulf coast ports.
  • New C-TPAT director has big 'to-do' list
    Lauren Kaufer previously was acting director of U.S. Customs' personnel security division in the Office of Internal Affairs. She is a former civil litigation attorney and a graduate of CBP's Leadership Institute.
  • Schiphol's e-freight initiative ends
  • U.S., Japan enter new beef trade agreement
  • WEF: Supply chain barriers more important than tariff barriers
  • Transloading has ramifications for on-dock rail
  • CSX to invest $2.3 billion, expands NE intermodal capacity
    The railroad's investments reflect the profitability of the freight railroads and their desire to keep up with growing demand as the population, highway congestion, international trade and U.S. reindustrialization increase.
  • COSCO issues profit warning for 2012
    In a statement to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, China COSCO Holdings Co. Ltd. warned that it expects "to record a significant net loss" for 2012, in contrast to its profit of 10.4 billion Chinese yuan renminbi ($1.7 billion) in 2011.
  • J.B. Hunt plans aggressive 2013
  • Wabash National expands portfolio
  • Coyne Airways moves into Africa
  • Volvo buys stake in Asian truck manufacturer
  • Consultant extradited to U.S. for Ex-Im Bank fraud
  • Executive moves

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JANUARY 28, 2013
  • Poor fuel economy for record-fast ferry
    Company's fastest vessel uses almost three times as much fuel as its bigger high speed ferry.
  • Prices soften in Fujairah
    Tight avails in Fujairah.
  • Prices soft in European markets
    Quiet market in Hamburg.
  • Pizarro to leave PMC
    Deputy Commercial Manager was part of the team that founded the company.
  • Bunker prices a factor in driving up rates
    Hanjin Shipping set to raise rates on Asia, Europe and Trans-Pacific routes.
  • Repeat order for emissions control products
    Contract signed for a hybrid exhaust gas cleaning and SCR system.
  • Fujairah pipeline 'undergoing final commissioning'
    Pipeline will be handed over to ADNOC in the first quarter.
  • Director leaves bunker company
    Vladimir Brezhnev resigns from Rosneft Marine UK Ltd.
  • Asian bunker prices show little movement
    380 cSt bunker prices in Singapore up by $1 pmt.
  • Bunker supplier's vessels arrested over unpaid wages
    Troubled Onsys Energy 'still liable for wages'.
  • Oil leak in Mississippi River
    Section of the waterway has been closed.
  • Analysts voice concerns over LNG as bunker fuel
    Availability, costs of conversion and lack of facilities remain barriers.
  • Shipping firms heed HK's proposed regulations
    The firms have committed to continue using low-sulphur fuel while in Hong Kong waters.

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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%
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
Washington
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
Hilden
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Nola
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Hvidovre
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
Milan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
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
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
SAILING LIST
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
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
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
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
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.
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
DATABASE
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
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
››› File
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
They rise to 88 the companies associated with Assiterminal
Genoa
Membership of seven new companies
Brothers Cosulich acquired the genovese Slavetti Enzo
Genoa
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
Portsmouth
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
Brussels
Also adopted the general approach on the regulation on the use of the capacity of the railway infrastructure
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