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14:37 GMT+2
July 2, 2015
Sched Netweb site
  • CITIC to invest US$113 billion in 'One Belt, One Road' initiative
  • Nagoya posts 3.3pc March decline to 210,324 TEU, total cargo off 2.8pc
  • Construction starts on new container terminal in east end Montreal
  • Namport's 750,000-TEU container terminal to open in 2017
  • Pakistan seizes 10 tonnes of hash, 517K of morphine, 55K of opium
  • DB Schenker Rail UK increases services from London Gateway
  • Cargo theft up 11pc in United States in two months: CargoNet
  • Revised convoy movement during Suez Canal dredging work
  • US federal government wants more carbon emission cuts from trucks
  • IATA names China Airlines as world's 6th biggest cargo carrier
  • American Airlines Cargo opens new pharma cold chain facility
  • Boeing slows production of 747-8s, awaiting cargo rebound
  • Atlas Air says air cargo increases, adds two freighters to fleet

Exim Indiaweb site
JULY 1, 2015
  • Hamburg Süd recognised as 'Best Green Shipping Line'
  • Intimating Verified Gross Mass of packed containers to be compulsory from July 1, 2016
  • IRClass expands offering through EEDI validation service
  • Korea's Ki-tack Lim elected IMO Secretary-General
  • MOL orders first-of-its-kind, environment-friendly methanol carriers
  • KPCT holds interaction with Fieo in Chennai
  • Agartala-Bangladesh rail connectivity to be ready by 2017
  • Railways introduces new freight rebate scheme
  • INR rises further against dollar
  • Interactive session on Export Promotion Strategy of Maharashtra

International Transport Journalweb site
  • Zero emissions, 100% electric
  • Pooling pharma logistics activities
  • Step towards a single European railway area
  • Shipserv sets up shop in Singapore
  • New headquarters in Nantes
  • FAA to rap National knuckles
  • From desert heat to ocean breeze
  • Swap loads and capacities via GTB BGL
  • Freight railway outsources operator services
  • New mover and shaker for IRU
  • Strategic move for Le Havre
  • Passenger-to-freighter conversion scheme launched
  • Euro Car Parts contract for Europa
  • India finds wherewithal for new railfreight line
  • Taranto container terminal loses authorisation
  • IM welcomes inbound IMO secretary general
  • Cutting edge technology for TACT
  • Turkmenistan joins the club

IHS Maritimeweb site
JULY 1, 2015
  • Manson awarded LA box terminal contract
    Los Angeles has awarded a USD44.6 million contract to Seattle-based Manson Construction to expand Yusen Terminal's container operations at the port. The project includes deepening Yusen's berths and upgrading its wharf to allow Yusen to accommodate larger post-Panamax containerships in the
  • Boskalis JV EUR500 million Veja Mate wind farm contract
    In partnership with VolkerWessels (Volker Stevin International), Royal Boskalis Westminster has won a contract from Veja Mate Offshore Project GmbH. The contract is for for the design, procurement, fabrication, supply, transportation, installation, and testing of 67 foundations for the Veja Mate
  • TUI Cruises orders two more ships at Meyer Turku
    TUI Cruises, which is a joint venture between the German tour operating company TUI and Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd (RCCL), which is the world's second largest cruise shipping company, says it has ordered two ships at Meyer Turku Shipyard in Finland. "TUI Cruises GmbH and Meyer Turku Oy signed an
  • Boskalis wins EUR35 million Portsmouth dredging contract
    Dutch dredging major Royal Boskalis Westminster has been awarded a contract from the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) of the UK Ministry of Defence for capital dredging of the approach channel to the port of Portsmouth. The contract is worth EUR35 million (USD39 million) and dredging is
  • APM Terminals' productivity performance tops global rankings
    With 186 crane moves per hour (cm/h), APM Terminals Yokohama again led all container facilities worldwide working a vessel alongside, says the JOC Group's 2014 annual global port and terminal productivity ranking. It was calculated from a database with a minimum of 100 vessel call records generated
  • Exmar, Flex, and Geveran merge LNG interests
    Exmar, the listed Belgian gas carrier company and Geveran, a company controlled by John Fredriksen, plus Flex LNG, an Oslo listed company in which Geveran has a 82% stake, have decided to merge their LNG interests, Flex LNG said in a statement. Flex LNG, which is headquartered in London, will
  • Yangtze River estuary deepwater channel to be extended
    China's Ministry of Transport on 28 June announced phase II of the Yangtze River estuary deepwater channel extension project. With total investment of CNY7.3 billion (USD1.18 billion), the project, as part of the 'One Belt, One Road' initiative, is scheduled for completion in 2018. The project
  • MOL methanol carriers to be dual-fuelled
    Two methanol carriers that Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is building will be fitted with the world's first dual-fuel engines that run on methanol and diesel. The 50,000 dwt tankers, under construction at Minaminippon Shipbuilding, will be delivered in March and June 2016, after which the vessels will
  • Carrier group posts container safety guidelines
    Damage to ships and injuries or deaths involving seafarers are expected to be greatly reduced once new overweight container regulations come into force in July 2016. On 1 July, the World Shipping Council (WSC) published guidelines that shippers, carriers, and terminal operators can use to meet the
  • Uni-Asia buys $18.1m box ship
    Singapore-listed ship-chartering company Uni-Asia Holdings has acquired a new vessel for approximately USD18.1 million. According to the company's filing to the Singapore Exchange, the 3,500 teu second-hand container ship will be purchased by its wholly owned Panama-incorporated subsidiary Fortuna
  • South Korea's Daebo 'too valuable for liquidation'
    Troubled South Korean shipping company Daebo International Shipping's worth as a continuing enterprise exceeded its liquidation value by KRW29 billion (USD25.9 million). During a hearing on 30 June, Hong Soon-Ho, director of accounting firm Deloitte Anjin, which has been appointed to assess Daebo's
  • CCCC Dredging to apply for IPO
    CCCC Dredging (Group) is planning to apply for an initial public offering (IPO) at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, according to a stock filing of China Communications Construction Company (CCCC). The China Securities Regulatory Commission has accepted the application for the IPO by CCCC Dredging,
  • SHI snares Shell FLNG trio
    Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has won three more orders for floating LNG vessels from Royal Dutch Shell, four years after it clinched the deal for the world's first FLNG vessel from the same customer. South Korea's second-biggest shipbuilder said in a Korea Exchange filing on 1 July that the
  • Evergreen to replace older vessel in Asia Pacific-South America service
    Taiwanese carrier Evergreen announced on 30 June that it will replace an older L-type vessel in its Asia Pacific-South America service with a new unit. Taiwan's CSBC Corporation (CSBC)-built Ever Lovely is the ninth of Evergreen's L-type vessels. The ship is 334.8 m long, 45.8 m wide, and has a
  • Yinson profit down 65% y/y
    Malaysia-listed offshore services provider Yinson Holdings posted a profit of MYR10.74 million (USD2.85 million) for the first quarter that ended on 30 April 2015, down 65% year on year (y/y) from MYR31 million. Revenue dropped 13% y/y to MYR256.6 million in the first quarter, partly because of
  • China COSCO receives $644m subsidy
    China COSCO Holdings received CNY4 billion (USD644 million) from the government to scrap old tonnage and fleet renewal on 30 June, a stock filing of the company said. The subsidies will have a certain degree of positive impact on the company's financial result for 2015, the company said. In April,
  • Hyundai yards, DSME to gain from cheaper oil
    The collapse in oil prices and the subsequent growth in oil consumption would benefit Hyundai's shipbuilders and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) as they construct oil and product tankers, a sector analyst has opined. JP Morgan analyst Lee Sok-je noted that the crude tanker market

The Loadstarweb site
JULY 1, 2015
  • UK freight cheers as Airports Commission opts for another runway at Heathrow
  • Major China vessel-financing deal means CMA CGM will be sailing closer to Beijing
  • An 'alarming trend' as air freight industry struggles with overcapacity and low yields

Marine Logweb site
JULY 1, 2015
  • MES puts first commercial ME-LGI engine through its paces
  • Dan-Bunkering appoints new MD in Houston
  • Ice patrol ship HMS Protector is protected by Ecospeed
  • Havyard books order for subsea vessel
  • Deepwater Horizon defendant gets a new trial
  • TUI Cruises orders two more from Turku
  • Frederiksen and Exmar create Exmar LNG

World Wide Shipperweb site
JULY 1, 2015
  • Port of Portland to begin phase two of industrial park
  • New Sea-Tac Airport procedure brings savings for Alaska Airlines
  • Evergreen holds naming ceremony for new 8,508 TEU L-type vessel
  • Port association to present annual communications awards
  • Seattle-based Coast Guard cutter returns from counter drug deployment

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 1, 2015
  • SSA appoints first president from the West
    Esben Poulsson of Enesel is the fourth president of Singapore's national trade body for shipping
  • Cheniere gets fifth LNG production facility at Sabine Pass
    Much rests on US cargoes, but questions remain for shipping over America's LNG export ambitions
  • Administrators reject DFDS bid for part of SeaFrance
    But MyFerryLink bareboat deal goes ahead tomorrow
  • SHI in $4.7bn FLNG deal with Shell, conditional on Browse progress
    South Korean shipbuilder poised to build more FLNG units if investment in Western Australia project is to go ahead
  • Fifth generation takes over at Louis Dreyfus Armateurs
    Edouard Louis-Dreyfus steps up as president as of today
  • Awilco sells old LNG carrier and will go it alone for now
    Oslo-listed owner has no firm plans to merge with anyone, despite a merger trend developing in LNG shipping
  • South Africa imposes antitrust fine on NYK
    Japanese shipping giant fined again for collusion with other car carriers
  • OW Bunker class action does not clash with owners' interests, lawyer insists
    Danish shareholders' association seeking damages from management and backers as Pappas launches test case
  • DNV GL issues combined design rule set for industry reviews
    New rules follow merger of two class societies and will be in force in the new year following stakeholder feedback
  • Golar moves forward with lucrative FLNG project in Cameroon
    Golar estimates first-year earnings from the project of $170m-$300m, which is more than analysts' estimates
  • HMM joins Yang Ming and Hanjin on Americas service
    Weekly loop connecting Asia with Central and South America starts on July 9 with YM Green departing from Kaohsiung
  • Fredriksen creates new LNG company
    Gas shipping and infrastructure venture Exmar LNG aims to tie up all aspects of the LNG supply chain
  • Brussels rules on reporting shipborne CO2 emissions come into force
    Regional regulation creates a CO2 emissions reporting regime that will lead to future industry-wide reduction enforcement
  • Star Bulk posts first-quarter loss
    Dry bulk company has scrapped older tonnage and delayed newbuildings in bid to staunch the red ink

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 1, 2015
  • Diversions still stinging West Coast ports
    The Port of SeattleContainer traffic at West Coast ports was down 2 percent in May from the same month last year as importers and exporters who had diverted cargo to other ports during the lengthy period of labor disruptions and port congestion did not return all of their business to...
  • Crowley buys equipment for US-Caribbean-Latin America services
    Crowley is continuing its investments in the U.S.-Caribbean-Latin American services by buying more than 4,300 pieces of equipment that will be used on its services connecting the Caribbean, South America and the U.S. The purchase includes 75 40-foot reefers, 700 45-foot containers and 500 53-foot containers. The company also bought 400...
  • US provides $1.3 million for Charleston dredging project
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved $1.303 million in funding for engineering and design of a project to deepen the port's 45-foot channel to 52 feet in order to handle larger container ships. The announcement followed last week's action by the Corps civil works review board to release the...
  • Daseke adds Bulldog Hiway Express to heavy-haul business
    Daseke Inc. founder, president and CEO, Don Daseke. Daseke Inc., the fastest growing U.S. trucking company, is merging with Bulldog Hiway Express, an open-deck and flatbed carrier with extensive port drayage operations in the Southeast. The combination gives Daseke, which specializes in heavy haul, oversized and specialized freight, a bigger footprint in...
  • Electrocomponents expands Amber Road Solution to integrate and automate export management
    EAST RUTHERFORD - Amber Road (NYSE: AMBR), a leading provider of global trade management (GTM) solutions, today announced that Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM) selected Amber Road to provide a comprehensive Trade Automation Export Management solution. Electrocomponents has been using the Amber Road on-demand solution for restricted party screening since 2011. This new implementation vastly expands
  • CCM's Jon Poelma promoted to senior VP, COO
    Jon Poelma has been promoted to senior vice president and chief operating officer of Consolidated Chassis Management. CCM manages six regional chassis pools containing more than 140,000 intermodal chassis at 240 U.S. rail and port intermodal locations. Poelma replaces Phil Wojcik who has led CCM the past seven years and will...
  • Virginia port terminals to operate on Sunday
    The Port of Virginia's two main container terminals will operate on Sunday, a day after they are closed on Saturday for the July 4 holiday. Truck gates at Norfolk International Terminals and Virginia International Gateway will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, the port authority announced. The port's...
  • California OKs new emissions control technology for maritime use
    Clean Air Engineering Maritime's emissions capture technology in action.A Southern California company's emissions treatment system for ocean-going vessels has been approved by the California Air Resources Board, giving operators of container vessels a second option for complying with the state's strict emissions requirements for vessels at berth. Additionally, Clean Air Engineering...
  • Growing US-South America volume spurs aggressive rate push
    U.S. containerized imports from South America are rising by double digits while U.S. exports to the region stagnate, a recent trend that is narrowing the trade lane's north-south imbalance and emboldening carriers to seek higher rates. Hapag-Lloyd this month announced a July 19 general rate increase of $325 per 20-foot-equivalent unit...
  • Simatech deploys first of two ordered intra-Asia feeder ships
    Simatech has received the first of two new container ships with capacities of 4,350 twenty-foot-equivalent units, reflecting continuing and rapid intra-Asia trade demand. The Sima Genesis is deployed on Simatech, Hanjin Shipping and T.S. Lines's joint India Far East Express service, connecting Chennai, India, with ports in Korea, China, and Southeast...
  • ITS Technologies & Logistics names new CEO
    Intermodal industry veteran Steven L. Rubin has been appointed chief executive officer of ITS Technologies & Logistics. ITS provides outsourced operating services for intermodal railroad facilities, container yard services for global shipping and container leasing companies and automotive loading and unloading services. Rubin has served for almost 25 years in the...
  • Far East-South America trades face rate war
    LONDON - The Far East-South America trades are facing the threat of rate wars this month as carriers add significant additional capacity to an already oversupplied market, according to Alphaliner. The new tonnage, consisting mostly of new 8,600-10,600 twenty-foot-equivalent unit handy neo-Panamax vessels specially designed for the South America trades, will...
  • Transport providers prep for apparel import rebound via West Coast
    Transportation providers are preparing for a rebound of containerized apparel imports through U.S. West Coast ports after inbound shipments plunged by double-digits in the first five months of this year. To handle the expected demand, O'Neill Logistics (CA), for example, is moving into a larger facility, totaling 300,000 square feet. New...
  • Mega-ships dealing worst congestion hand to LA-LB, NY-NJ
    The Magleby Maersk, one of the world's largest ships.The arrival of mega-ships is having a profound effect on port operations at all major U.S. gateways, but the biggest impact by far in terms of congestion is being felt in the two largest port complexes, Los Angeles-Long Beach and New York-New...
  • Global air cargo growth slows
    LONDON - Global air cargo traffic grew 2.1 percent in May from a year ago, the lowest monthly increase in 2015, as volume contracted in North and South America and Europe, according to the International Air Transport Association. The sluggish growth was outpaced by a 4.3 percent expansion in capacity which...
  • Logistics, trade groups hail choice of Heathrow for expansion
    A conceptualization of London Heathrow Airport with a third runway.LONDON - Freight forwarders and logistics providers today hailed a government-appointed commission's call for a third runway to be built at London Heathrow airport, Europe's fourth largest air cargo hub. "Heathrow provides the greatest benefits for business passengers, freight operators and the...
  • Concor cuts cost of empty boxes from Chennai to Bangalore
    Loading containers onto a Concor train.State-owned rail operator Container Corporation of India has slashed its charges for the movement of empty containers between Chennai Port and Bangalore, providing some respite for shippers struggling with port delays and ocean carrier surcharges. Following the reduction, shippers would pay Rs. 3,000 (about $47) less per...

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 1, 2015
  • Hurtigruten adds ship
    Hurtigruten has purchased a ship that it intends to refurbish and use for cruises along Norway's coast.
  • Jansen joins Deutsche Bank
    Germany's biggest bank has hired Richard Jansen to help broaden the scope of complex finance deals it can offer clients in shipping and offshore sectors.
  • Silversea behind order
    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has revealed that Silversea Cruises is behind a luxury vessel ordered last year.
  • Great Harvest loss balloons
    "Very difficult" 12 months sees Hong Kong bulker owner's deficit hit $37m, but cash sufficient for current year.
  • Jensen steps in
    Clipper's chairman will replace US-based Gary Vogel to give owner local CEO.
  • Confidence low
    Confidence in the shipping industry has reached a seven-year low during the three months to May, Moore Stephens says.
  • Torm sees the positives
    Danish owner's restructuring scheme approved in UK court as it predicts EBITDA of up to $100m in first half.
  • Cosco banks $638m subsidy
    China Cosco Holdings Co (CCHC) has banked CNY 3.96bn ($638m) from a state ship-scrapping subsidy scheme.
  • Bunge wins GAFTA appeal
    The UK's Supreme Court has ruled in favour of trader Bunge in a row over a cancelled contract for a cargo of Russian wheat.
  • Awilco finds buyer
    Awilco LNG has found a buyer for one of its three Moss-type LNG carriers at a loss of $3m.
  • TUI adds two more
    Germany's TUI Cruises has declared options for two more cruiseships at Meyer Turku in Finland.
  • Subsea owners form JV
    Norway's Reach Subsea and Sweden's MMT are forming a joint venture for survey services.
  • Cameroon closer for Golar
    Golar LNG is hoping to see its natural gas export project plans in Cameroon finalised in the third quarter.
  • Box trio team up
    Hanjin, HMM and Yang Ming launch new Asia to South America service.
  • Havyard snaps up order
    Norway's Havyard has won an order for the construction of a subsea vessel that will cost around NOK 700m ($88.9m).
  • Exmar shares soar
    Stock enjoys biggest boost for five years as owner surprises market with Fredriksen gas tie-up.
  • Siem extends charter
    Siem Offshore has stretched the deal for one of its veteran scientific research vessels as it won approval for its new finance plan.
  • Skaugen sells out
    Norway's IM Skaugen (IMSK) is selling its SPT lightering operation to its partner Teekay.
  • Feringa quits Stolt
    Hans Feringa has quit Stolt Tankers to become chief executive of Team Tankers, better known as the former Eitzen Chemical.
  • Shell's $4.7bn splash
    South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries has scooped a big new order for floating LNG (FLNG) units from Shell.
  • Exmar LNG is born
    Nicolas Saverys-led Exmar is tying up with John Fredriksen's Geveran Trading Co and Flex LNG to form a new $2.3bn Oslo-listed company with which to expand into the LNG infrastructure sector.
  • China handy scrap boost
    The smaller bulker segments could be key beneficiaries of China's recent decision to extend ship scrapping subsidies, a Greek broker predicts.
  • SSA opts for Poulsson
    The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) has named Asian shipping veteran Esben Poulsson as its new president.
  • Statoil goes to Samsung
    Norwegian oil giant heads to South Korea for last part of huge North Sea offshore project.
  • Star Bulk sees red
    Star Bulk Carriers has started the financial year in the red reporting a loss of $40.2m for the first quarter.
  • LA to improve terminals
    The Port of Los Angeles is poised to begin construction to improve facilities at the Yusen Terminals-operated container terminal.

American Shipperweb site
JULY 1, 2015
  • IATA: Air cargo growth slows in May
  • INTTRA secures $9.5 million in financing
  • Cargolux offers four new flights
  • Port of Rotterdam plans for new wind energy terminal
  • Brookfield Infrastructure makes bid for Australian stevedore
  • TNT to outsource back office functions to Accenture
  • Executive Moves: ITSTL, SSA, USDA and USTR
  • FMC's Hoang named to senior executive service
  • Clarification: Port Everglades gets federal approval for 50-ft. harbor
  • U.S., Cuba agree to restore diplomatic relations
  • Simatech adds to burgeoning feeder fleet
  • Greenbrier earnings slip in Q3 FY2015

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 1, 2015
  • Report: MOL orders 'methanol-burning' carriers
    Minaminippon Shipbuilding will reportedly build up to three dual-fuel ships.
  • Ship emissions capturing system receives CARB approval
    Technology, developed at the port of Los Angeles, captures 90% of 'at-berth' emissions.
  • Fuel oil cargo fixed to West Africa
    'There is good bunker fuel demand in Dakar.'
  • Dan-Bunkering appoints managing director in US
    Appointee has 'excellent management skills'.
  • Gaps to be filled as EU MRV regulation comes into force
    BDN likely to play key role as ships will be required to report overall fuel use, CO2 emissions and efficiency proxies.
  • Bunker storage plans win approval
    Project will 'enhance' Gibraltar's bunker sector.
  • Successful ship-to-ship operation at Sohar
    LNG STS transfers starting 'in near future'.
  • Quarterly distillate sales climb in St. Petersburg
    ECA changes are felt in Russian port.
  • 'Opponents of plans to privatise bunker ops have been sacked'
    Union claims Petrotrin is determined to sell off ex-barge bunker operations.
  • LNG bunkering starts at Danish port
    Primarily aimed at Fjord Line ferries.
  • Winner announced in Petromedia prize draw
    Louis Glass wins 'top of the range GoPro Camera'.
  • Russian LNG bunker tankers to use foreign technology
    Vessels are being built at United Shipbuilding Corporation.
  • KPI Bridge Oil takes over bunker player
    Merger will allow KPI Bridge Oil 'to instantly become a major player in the Baltic region.'
  • Court rejects application to restrain OW Bunker
    Despite taking into account ISDA master agreement, observes lawyers.
  • Evergreen fits fuel-saving bows
    To its L-type box ships.
  • Yujin posts weaker results
    Results affected by by bunker tanker sales.
  • Anti-suit injunction against OW Bunker rejected
    Despite taking into account ISDA master agreement, observes lawyers.
  • Evergreen L-type vessels to get fuel-saving upgrade
    Upgrade a 'refinement' to the design of the container ships, it says.
  • Nigel Draffin retires from LQM
    Will continue his industry involvement as IBIA board member and in consultancy role.
  • Bunker tanker sales affect firm's annual results
    Revenue from continuing operations decreased by 27%, says Chairman of Yujin.
  • Hong Kong's low sulphur fuel rule starts Wednesday
    Regulation caps emissions for vessels berthed at the port.

Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
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On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
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
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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