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September 30, 2013
Sched Netweb site
  • AADA increases China-Oz rates US$400/TEU and $800/FEU October 24
  • Emirates hikes Far East-SE Asia/Africa rate US$200/TEU October 13
  • Asian shippers attack compulsory box weigh-ins, 'reject' IMO scheme
  • World trade up 2.2pc in July on back of growth in emerging markets
  • Shandong sea port eight-month volume up 11.9pc to 14.1 million TEU
  • World's largest containership makes its first call on Singapore
  • Genoa box shops defy EU trend as volumes rise 12pc to 2.1 million TEU
  • Liege inland port on Albert Canal to link Rotterdam, Antwerp, Zeebrugge
  • Walmart's US$50 billion 'buy US' drive, still tiny compared to whole
  • US bill passed on formal rule-making truckers' sleep apnea testing
  • DHL Express to hike time-definite rate 3.9pc from Hong Kong, Macau
  • IAG Cargo launches thrice weekly pharma/IT Chengdu-Heathrow flights
  • Incheon Airport embarks on US$4.6 billion expansion in Asia hub bid
  • Cathay Pacific to debut on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Exim Indiaweb site
SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
  • Allcargo Logistics, through Ecu Line, acquires 100 pc stake in US-based Econocaribe Consolidators
  • GE Shipping takes delivery of product tanker
  • Goa announces special group for logistics development
  • IACS Chairman calls for evidence-based assessment of ship efficiency
  • Large vessels moving from east-west trades to intra-Asia
  • Sailesh Bhatia takes charge as Convener of FIF
  • Shipping Secretary, DGS assure support to IMO's sustainable development agenda
  • China to import more Indian goods
  • L&T Construction bags orders worth INR 2,683 cr. in Sept.

International Transport Journalweb site
  • Railfreight waggon lessor AAE buys
  • EU worried about partial congestion in airspace
  • CN to start service of bankrupt KPR railway lines
  • EU sets up forum to tackle sulphur compliance issues
  • Virgina Atlantic promotes sales in Europe
  • Air Bridge Cargo brings Mondrian to Moscow
  • Russian Federation expands TIR restriction to Urals
  • Worldwide reefer trade on the rise
  • Five years of operations in Austria
  • Denmark on the road towards greener transport
  • Team Lines and OPDR collaborate on new service
  • Contract logistics center opens in Japan
  • Lufthansa B777F takes off for maiden flight
  • Röhlig erwirbt Partner in Südamerika
  • DHL evening deliveries now also in Berlin

Marine Logweb site
SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
    Avondale unions ratify new labor contract
  • FSG delivers Canada's largest ConRo to Oceanex
  • IHC Merwede launches first of five pipelayers
  • Klaveness to spin off dry bulk fleet
  • MSC ship hits Florida bridge
  • Hyde Marine partners with Cammell Laird

World Wide Shipperweb site
  • BTS releases July numbers for NAFTA partner trade
  • Coast Guard rescues skipper of sailboat hit by bad weather
  • PMSA boss named winner of West Coast Connie award
  • Paradies opens new outlet at Portland International Airport
  • Hamburg Sud's Alianca arm names new container ship

Lloyd's Listweb site
SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
  • Germany goes bargain-hunting
    But cheap tonnage strategy risks delaying shipping recovery
  • Forecast mid-September box rates rise fails to bear fruit
    Prices keep tumbling on Asia-Europe trade
  • Asian shippers reject IMO box weight proposals
    Agreement is unworkable in many emerging markets, says council
  • Dockers end strike at China Merchants port
    Pay rise demand met half-way
  • TEN raises another $50m from preferred issue
    Quick fundraiser priced at 8.875%
  • Asset-management firm seeks control in Brisbane
    Reports say IFM aims to buy GIP's stake in a deal worth up to $838m
  • Short-term opportunities open up for Iran crude export trade
    Extra shipments out of Sidi Kerir could be a huge boost to tanker owners looking to cash in
  • Smaller boxships face brighter prospects
    Orders for ultra large tonnage leave a widening gap for feeders, says Pittas
  • STX Offshore & Shipbuilding appoints a new chief executive
    Reducing share capital lays the foundation for further restructuring
  • Six crew missing after cargoships collide off Japan
    Local coastguards searching for missing crew
  • Klaveness to list bulk division
    IPO in Oslo to raise funds for up to 12 kamsarmax vessels
  • A legacy to treasure
    Genoa's Galata Naval Museum will inspire a new generation of shipping men and women
  • Dangerous times
    German shipping faces up to an uncertain future
  • Taken for a ride
    From container verification to cat fines, ships and shipping end up disadvantaged

Fairplayweb site
SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
  • Long-haul box rates continue to decline
    CONTAINER freight rates on mainline trades continued to decline in the last week of 3Q13 as weak supply-demand fundamentals persist
  • SITC spends $95.2M on box ships
    SITC International has placed orders for four 1,800teu containerships at an overall cost of $95.2M from Taiwan's CSBC
  • DSME may establish yard in China
    DAEWOO Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering is said to be exploring the possiblity of opening a yard in China
  • Strong bulker sale trend continues
    THE impact of the recent rally in the Baltic Dry Index has continued to support secondhand bulker sales
  • US biofuel export facility approved
    NORTH CAROLINA port officials have signed a deal to build a wood pellet export facility to help serve Europe's growing biomass fuel demand
  • TEN prices preferred offering
    NYSE-listed Tsakos Energy Navigation has accepted more expensive dividend terms for its second perpetual preferred offering, which priced yesterday
  • Sainty receives product expansion subsidies
    SAINTY Shipbuilding (Yangzhou) received 6.2M yuan ($1.0M) in government subsidies for product expansions, its parent company Sainty Marine announced today
  • Taiwan's exports continue to rise
    EXPORT orders received by companies in Taiwan rose for the second month in a row in August, reaching $36.32Bn for the month, up by 0.5% y/y, according to statistics released this week by the Ministry of Economic Affairs
  • Capesize rates finally see correction
    AFTER climbing for more than a month, Capesize freight rates finally saw some correction yesterday, with daily rates falling almost $1,400 to $40,813
  • Maersk Line trimming capacity despite Triple-Es
    MAERSK Line is taking steps to control capacity despite taking delivery of five 18,000teu Triple-E ships
  • Yangzijiang's stock rises after favourable reports
    THE stock price of Yangzijiang Shipbuilding went up today after DBS Vickers and UOB Kay Hian Securities issued favourable reports about the Singapore-listed Chinese shipyard's prospects
  • STX shareholders appoint Ryu as CEO
    STX Offshore & Shipbuilding vice-president, Ryu Jeong Hyeong, was today named the company's new CEO
  • Shanghai's FTZ to ease foreign investment
    SHANGHAI's free trade zone will ease the limits on setting up international shipping joint-ventures between foreign investors and Chinese partners, said a general plan published today
  • Aquinas search called off
    SEARCH and rescue efforts to find 21 passengers missing from the sunken ro-pax St Thomas Aquinas have been suspended as conditions became dangerous for divers
  • Shipping is 'hot' for US/UK investors
    SHIPPING has returned to favour among investors in the US and the UK, with dry bulk, LNG and LPG attracting particular interest, says Erik Nikolai Stavseth, shipping analyst at Arctic in Oslo

The Journal of Commerceweb site
SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
  • Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for Sept. 26
    Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in October and November. North America-South America CMA CGM intends to hike rates on its trade from U.S. Gulf Coast ports to Colombia, Ecuador, Chile and Peru, starting Oct. 15. The hike...
  • Port of Oakland Joins Farmers to Advocate For Infrastructure Funding
    September 27, 2013-Oakland, Calif.-The American Farm Bureau Federation and the Port of Oakland today called for much needed improvements in port infrastructure. Leaders from AFBF's Trade Advisory Committee and Port officials are encouraging Congress to better utilize money within the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and pass the Water Resources Reform...
  • Germany: Hansa Shipping Places Order for 30 INTERSCHALT's TROP Modules
    In order for the shipping company to be able to operate its vessels even more efficiently, Managing Director Dieter Mackeprang has opted for a system upgrade to improve efficiency. As a result, the General Manager for technical and nautical issues at Hansa Shipping has placed an order for 30 TROP...
  • Acrow Joins U.S Trade Representative's Business Roundtable on Africa
    (Parsippany, New Jersey) - 27 September 2013 - Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, was recently invited by United States Trade Representative Michael Froman to join a high-powered group of U.S. companies doing business in Africa, including Citigroup, Dow Chemical, FedEx, GE and Microsoft. The business...
  • SCFI: Overall Spot Container Rates Lose $54
    Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, Composite, week ending Sept. 27, 2013 Full-size image Spot container rates from Shanghai to 15 major world port locations measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index eroded for a fourth consecutive week, dropping another $54 per 20-foot-equivalent unit during the week ending Sept. 27. The comprehensive spot rate dropped...
  • McLaurin, PMSA President, Receives 2013 Connie Award
    John R. McLaurin, president of PMSA, received the 2013 Connie Award.The Containerization & Intermodal Institute has presented the 2013 Connie Award to John R. McLaurin, president of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association. The award recognizes individuals for significant influence on containerization in world trade and transportation, innovation in their careers and...
  • DHL Express to Hike Asia-Pacific Prices in 2014
    DHL Express will increase its general average price throughout the Asia-Pacific region by about 5 percent, starting Jan. 1, 2014. "Our annual price increase is targeted first and foremost at ensuring a competitive, sustainable value proposition for our customers," said Ken Allen, CEO of the express service, in a written statement....
  • Shippers Seek Transport Options to Manage Risks
    The economy is anemic, freight demand is slight, cargo space plentiful and rate increases minimal. Obviously, it's time to plan for growth. Shippers, carriers and third-party logistics providers need to strengthen multimodal transportation networks before the economy really heats up, or face a long-predicted capacity crunch. The cost of complacency will...
  • Port of Houston's TEU Volume Dropped in August
    The Port of Houston welcomes Theldon Branch III and Stephen DonCarlos, the port commission's newest members, along with Houston Mayor Annise Parker and State Rep. Wayne Smith, who each officiated a swearing-in for the new commissioners.The Port of Houston handled 176,900 20-foot-equivalent units in August, down 5.4 percent from the...
  • Kuehne + Nagel, VTG Aktiengesellschaft Sign Rail Logistics Merger Agreement
    Heiko Fischer, CEO of VTG Aktiengesellschaft, left, and Karl Gernandt, chairman of Kuehne + Nagel International AG, on Sept. 27 signed an agreement to merge some rail logistics operations of the two companies.Plans for a merger of rail logistics operations by Kuehne + Nagel and VTG Aktiengesellschaft advanced today with...
  • Skou Admits Maersk Line Overrated Container Shipping Demand
    Søren Skou, chief executive of Maersk Line, has admitted that the Danish ocean carrier misjudged the strength in demand for container shipping when it ordered 20 18,000-TEU vessels, worth an estimated $3.7 billion, in early 2011, according to The Wall Street Journal. "It's pretty clear that when we look back to...
  • Port of Houston Authority Selects Portstar for Innovative Online Port Security Training
    Houston, TX - The Port of Houston Authority's Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE) Branch has selected PORTSTARTM Seaport Security Training System as their choice for online port security training. The parties have reached a licensing agreement that will provide the Port Authority with an annual subscription to this cutting edge...
  • 'U.S. Veterans Magazine' Names Union Pacific a Best Veteran-Friendly Company
    Omaha, Neb., September 26, 2013 - U.S. Veterans Magazine named Union Pacific Railroad among the nation's top veteran-friendly companies. The results were announced in the publication's 2013 "Best of the Best" list, created to encourage diversity-inclusion practices among industry leaders. "Being named a top veteran-friendly company is an honor that highlights our commitment to...
  • Intermodal Pricing Expected to Rise in US as Truck Rates Increase
    U.S. intermodal pricing is expected to rise next year, largely because the competing trucking industry will have to increase its own rates as capacity tightens and overall freight demand slowly but steadily builds. Just how high intermodal rates will climb depends mainly on how fast the U.S. economy expands and the...
  • Elliott Bay Design Group Opens Office in Alaska
    Seattle (9/26/2013) - Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), the naval architecture and marine engineering firm based in Seattle and New Orleans, has established an office in Ketchikan, Alaska to meet growing customer demand in that region. EBDG is the preferred service provider for a number of Alaska-based companies with which it...
  • Union Pacific's Warren Beach Recognized with David W. Fries Award for Rail Industry Risk Management Efforts
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sept. 26, 2013 - The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today announced Warren Bruce Beach of Union Pacific Railroad (UP) has been awarded the 2013 David W. Fries Award for exemplary risk management efforts and practices in the railroad industry. The award was presented at the Railroad Insurance...
  • Echo Global Logistics Named a Top 100 Finalist for 2013 Annual Chicago Innovation Awards
    CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 09/26/13 -- Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, announced today that its proprietary LTL (Less Than Truckload) pricing engine, RateIQ 2.0, was selected out of 562 nominees as a Top 100 Finalist in the running for the 12th annual...
  • Conexus' Marketing Manager Offers Marketing Insights
    Tulsa, OK, September 26, 2013 - In a recent interview with Russell Goodman, Editor in Chief of SupplyChainBrain, Aubrey Blankenship, Marketing Manager for Conexus, discussed the challenges transportation marketing professionals face in today's advertisement-saturated world. She discussed the importance of being a thought leader and a reliable resource for customers...
  • U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $63 Million in University Transportation Center Grants
    WASHINGTON -The U.S. Department of Transportation's Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) today announced approximately $63 million in grants to 33 University Transportation Centers (UTCs) to advance research and education programs that address critical transportation challenges facing our nation. "University transportation centers are key to helping us address today's transportation needs,...
  • Purolator International Appoints Michael Sonnentag as Branch Sales Manager of its Milwaukee Branch
    Jericho, New York - September 27, 2013 - Michael Sonnentag has joined Purolator International as branch sales manager of its Milwaukee, Wisconsin branch. Purolator International is the leading provider of cross-border logistics between the U.S. and Canada and a subsidiary of Canada's largest integrated delivery services provider, Purolator Inc. The Milwaukee Branch is one of five...

TradeWindsweb site
SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
  • Genmar nears Maersk deal
    New York-based General Maritime is in the final stages of sealing a $1bn-plus deal to acquire 20 very large crude carriers from Maersk Tankers.
  • Japanese giants team up
    Japan's Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has invested in a venture to provide a floating production and storage (FPSO) unit in Ghana.
  • Pirates in disguise?
    Asian pirates are masquerading as traders in ferries and small boats to identify potential new victims.
  • Soanes shares all
    Quentin Soanes has spent much of his life buying and selling ships, but he also dreams of owning one.
  • Westports goes all out
    Westports Holdings is targeting top dollar from a planned IPO because demand for shares is so strong.
  • SCI ditches second AHTS
    Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) has sold its second elderly anchor-handler (AHTS) in three months.
  • Tui bangs Hapag IPO drum
    Major Hapag-Lloyd shareholder Tui is still eager to offload its stake in the German containerline via an IPO but doesn't anticipate a move before its new CEO takes charge next summer.
  • EU launches eco-forum
    The European Commission (EC) is pushing its green shipping agenda with a new taskforce on eco-issues.
  • HSH deals in doubt
    TradeWinds digests the digits making the headlines this week.
  • A shot across the bows
    We take a look at what was said in the market over the past week.
  • Fortune favours the brave
    A recovering capesize market means owners who rolled the dice and ordered newbuildings in 2011 and 2012 will be in the money, researcher James Leake believes.
  • CSDC begins scrap drive
    China Shipping Development Co (CSDC) has begun weeding out the last of its single-hull tankers.
  • Ferry on trial
    Scotland is testing out a new ferry service from the Hebrides to the mainland.
  • Nova loses pool partner
    Ocean Tankers has pulled its fleet of VLCCs from the AP Moller Maersk-led Nova Tankers pool, TradeWinds has learned.
  • Arms ship fined
    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has fined the owner of a North Korea cargoship up to $1m for arms smuggling.
  • GEMC VLCC deal close
    Taiwan's Global Energy Maritime Corp (GEMC) is finalising negotiations on a VLCC newbuilding order, U-Ming president CK Ong says.
  • Fresh blow for STX Offshore
    Troubled Korean shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding has suffered another blow after the number one choice to take over as chief executive turned down the job.
  • CMB siblings take more
    Marc and Virginie Saverys have strengthened their stakes in Belgian shipping group CMB.
  • Samskip expands
    Icelandic container line Eimskip has added a feedership to a new Rotterdam to Norway run.
  • One missing after smash
    Five seafarers were in a critical condition on Friday after the capsize of their cargoship off Japan.
  • Goa in the black
    India's Goa Shipyard has recorded an annual operating profit of INR 685.3m ($11.08m).
  • TEN goes for $50m
    Greek tanker owner Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN) has revealed it is aiming to sell $50m of redeemable preferred shares.
  • Klaveness in bulk spin-off
    Torvald Klaveness is planning to raise up to $200m for a new dry bulk spin-off operation called Klaveness Bulk.
  • Gdansk workers strike
    Poland's Gdansk Shipyard looks to have ground to a halt after 700 workers were reported to have downed tools in a dispute over pay.
  • EPD eyes LPG growth
    Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) has unveiled a further expansion of its LPG export terminal on the Houston Ship Channel.
  • FMR grabs ASL slice
    Fidelity Investments has made a rare excursion into the Asian offshore vessel market with a stake in ASL Marine.
  • Deiulemar ship freed
    A Deiulemar Shipping bulker arrested in Singapore has been released, the shipowner's liquidators have confirmed to TradeWinds.

American Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
  • Mississippi barge operators react to surplus grain production
  • Ship hits Jacksonville bridge, investigation ongoing
    Mathews Bridge, a major artery in downtown Jacksonville, Fla., sustained heavy damage Thursday afternoon when the Navy ship 1st Lt. Harry L. Martin struck the bridge near the center span. No injuries were reported.
  • Asian shippers question practicality of container weight rule
    The Asian Shippers' Council said an agreement last week by the IMO on mandatory verification of gross weight of containers is unworkable and was not done with what it called "proper representation" from shippers.
  • P&G expands use of GT Nexus
  • N.C. port authority enters wood pellet export business
    According to terms of the 20-year agreement, WoodFuels would finance and build a $25 million export facility at Morehead City to receive, store and load wood pellets for export to Europe as a renewable energy source.
  • Cold Train adds capacity
    Rail Logistics says it recently added 400 53-foot refrigerated containers to its express intermodal service from Washington state to the East Coast to support demand from food producers.
  • Kuehne + Nagel unveils European rail JV
  • Carriers make large art shipments
  • Teacher protests could interrupt cargo flows in Mexico
  • DOT gives $63 million for research
  • Sleep apnea bill affecting truckers passes House
  • Executive moves

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
  • Weekly global market report
    A weekly price round up from bunkering hubs around the world.
  • Fluctuating fuel prices in the Americas
    Demand and avails were said to be good in Houston on Friday.
  • Sulphur restrictions will boost prices for ferries and cargo
    Price increases will have profound effect on freight traffic, however, hike in prices of goods will also ultimately affect consumers.
  • Mixed messages on LNG bunkering
    BIMCO head says its 'not an option' for most ships, while other speakers at IMO symposium see it as the future.
  • Prices show mix movments in Fujairah
    Good demand in Middle East hub.
  • Prices lack direction across Europe
    Rotterdam experiencing congestion.
  • IFO avails 'tight' in Mumbai
    Sources blame 'refinery issues'.
  • New shipping company in Seoul
    Includes bunkering among its activities.
  • Castrol maintains accurate approach on BN
    Asian container operator confirms that higher BN cylinder lubricants deliver more cost-effective control of liner corrosion.
  • LNG-fuelled fleet to reach over 1,000
    Number should be reached in just over a decade, say consultants.
  • Fuel-saving technologies drive orders from Japanese yards
    'We have earned a high reputation,' says chairman of Shipbuilders' Association of Japan.
  • Higher freight rates 'won't put an end to slow steaming'
    Pacific Basin boss also says benefits of 'eco designs' are diluted at slow speeds.
  • Curoil supplying off-shore Aruba
    'Our barge will meet your vessel with the exact specification and quantity of fuel you need.'
  • Commission forms group to support sulphur directive
    New group has wide-ranging remit to push forward work on sulphur limits.
  • Bunker prices end week mixed in Asia
    Supplies of bunker material fine at major ports on Friday.
  • 'No intention' to restructure CSC Phoenix, says Board Secretary
    But company is in negotiation with several creditors.
  • IACS supports 'evidence based' ship efficiency assessment
    Emission reduction measures will also bring fuel savings.
  • China's bonded bunker sales 'dropped' in 2012
    Bunker sales fell against background of 'extremely depressed' shipping market'.
  • Interest in LNG-fuelled newbuilds from Chinese shipowners
    14% of owners will build their vessels with LNG dual-fuel engines, says Chinese survey.
  • Adapting management to today's bunkering industry
    Today's shipping climate requires use of a four wheel drive corporate vehicle, says Marubeni spokesman.

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