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July 3, 2015
Sched Netweb site
  • Auditors accuse Cosco of falsifying profit by omitting revenues
  • OOCL ups Asia-Australia rate US$200/TEU August 1
  • Hamburg hopeful of wiggle room after court makes Elbe dredging harder
  • Charleston harbour dredging wins federal engineering funding
  • South Africa fines NYK US$8.5 million for rigging ro-ro prices
  • Vancouver handles increasing share of US containerised imports: report
  • Port of Le Havre hailed best green seaport by HK magazine
  • Maersk has no problem with bill payment in Greece despite crisis
  • Sarjak and PT Mitra Jasa Maritim part company in Indonesia
  • Prioritising 'big data' key to maritime competitiveness: software experts
  • Parker Procal's emissions analysers win DNV-GL nod in carbon zones
  • Stifel Logistics Confidence Index slips 0.5 points in June to 56.8
  • Logistics sector suffers high failure rate for new products
  • Only Mideast carriers escape May's air freight doldrums, says IATA
  • Emirates rebuts unfair competition allegations from America's Big 3
  • Perishables lead what growth there was in May air cargo volume

Exim Indiaweb site
JULY 2, 2015
  • Govt recognises seafarer welfare activities in Kandla
  • InterManager welcomes appointment of new IMO Secretary-General
  • MANSA's conference on ethical business practices today
  • MOL announces new name for Group ship management co.
  • Shipping confidence at a low, says survey
  • Two key agreements signed during Chinese Premier's visit to CMA CGM headquarters
  • Y. Leeladharan elected new Chairman of CHENSAA
  • World Bank approves new tranche of $650 m for Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor project
  • Centre may impose 10 pc import duty on wheat
  • Economy to grow at 8 pc in FY16: NITI Aayog
  • Govt may give interest subsidy benefits to textile sector
  • INR smartly rises further on increased dollar selling
  • Scrap importers have to submit legal undertaking
  • Exim Club elects new office-bearers for 2015-16
  • India gets second largest voting shares in China-led AIIB

International Transport Journalweb site
  • Swedish rigids set sights on rising sun
  • Canadian and Chinese airports collaborate
  • Freight barometer pointing to "fair"
  • No alleyway too small for "El Carrito"
  • Fresh blood for South Asia
  • Low water for shipping confidence
  • Strengthening services for Canada's north
  • Certificate for continent-spanning transport
  • Scoring two goals at once
  • From South America's deep south to Venice
  • Dodgy CEO summarily dismissed
  • Outsourcing is in at TNT
  • Speedy service for single wagons
  • Getting ready comes at a price
  • New airport star rising in Far East firmament
  • New ops boss for Melbourne office
  • EMS Chartering and Erhardt hitch up
  • Recently elected president to transform SSA

IHS Maritimeweb site
JULY 2, 2015
  • Valemaxes allowed to dock at Chinese ore terminals
    Five iron ore terminals in China have been granted permission by the Ministry of Transport (MOT) to allow docking by 400,000 dwt Valemax-class bulk carriers, a ministry circular said on 2 July. The terminals are Dagushan port area in Dalian with one berth, Caofeidian port area in Tangshan with two
  • Australia's Atlas Iron steps back from financial brink
    Northwest Australian iron ore company Atlas Iron has refinanced and reopened its mines, it announced on 2 July. Reporting to the Australian Securities Commission, Atlas said the last of the three mines it shut down in April had reopened. Mining operations have restarted at its Mount Webber mine in
  • Canadian asset manager makes multi-billion dollar bid for Australia's Asciano
    Toronto-based asset manager Brookfield Infrastructure Group has made an AUD9 billion (USD6.9 billion) offer for Australia's Asciano logistics company and its Patrick shipping container terminals. In response to media speculation, Asciano asked the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) on 1 July for
  • Court seals DS Torm restructuring programme
    The High Court in England has approved the restructuring programme of DS Torm, the listed Danish product tanker operator has announced. In a statement, Torm said it had obtained the creditor consents it needed for restructuring with "an English law Scheme of Arrangement" sanctioned by the High
  • Frontline and Frontline 2012 agree to merge
    Frontline, the listed VLCC and Suezmax operator in John Fredriksen's business empire, and its spin-off Frontline 2012 have agreed to merge. The merged company, Frontline, will remain listed in Oslo, London, and New York. Shares in Frontline 2012 are currently traded on the over-the-counter (OTC)
  • MERS prompts warning over charterparty wording
    The outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in South Korea once again highlights the need for clauses tied to contagious diseases in charterparty agreements, law firm Clyde & Co has warned. In a commentary released on 2 July, Clyde & Co's Singapore-based partner and chief
  • Sinotrans&CSC plans to raise USD161m by disposing of shareholdings in Changhang Phoenix
    Sinotrans&CSC plans to raise at least CNY1 billion (USD161 million) by selling all its shareholdings in Changhang Phoenix in a public tender. The selling price is set at minimum CNY5.53 per share, a stock filing of Changhang Phoenix said on 2 July. Sinotrans&CSC currently owns 17.89% of Changhang
  • Sembcorp Marine chooses Technip for topside EPC
    Singapore shipbuilder Sembcorp Marine has appointed French engineering firm Technip to handle engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) for the topsides of a floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel it is working on. Sembmarine's Jurong shipyard is currently working on
  • Yangzijiang Shipbuilding appoints new vice-general manager
    Singapore-listed Yangzijiang Shibbuilding has appointed Zhang Tao as the company's vice-general manager in charge of operations. Zhang was formerly the administrative deputy general manager of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) from March 2011, and is the youngest executive from a
  • China welcomes first Valemax in two years
    China Ore Shipping-owned Valemax Yuan Zhuo Hai arrived at the anchorage of Qingdao on 30 June, and is expected to call at Dongjiakou port, marking an end to the government's 2012 decision to ban Valemaxes from Chinese ports. Before the ban was imposed, Valemaxes were only allowed to call at Chinese
  • Negotiation over sale of Jiangsu Rongsheng continues
    Negotiations over the purchase of Jiangsu Rongsheng Heavy Industries have yet to conclude between a Chinese-listed company and China Huarong Energy, which was formerly known as China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Holdings (RSHI). RSHI is further negotiating with the potential purchaser regarding
  • Bumi Armada increases funding for FPSO, FGS
    Malaysia-listed offshore services provider Bumi Armada has revised its rights proceeds of MYR1.98 billion (USD526.9 million) with more funds allocated for its floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) and new floating gas solutions (FGS) business units. "The allocation to the FPSO business
  • Bahri exercises option for five more VLCCs at Hyundai Samho HI
    The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has exercised options for five more very large crude carriers (VLCCs) from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (Hyundai Samho HI), more than a month after ordering five similar tankers from the same yard. This means Bahri will now have 10 300,000 dwt
  • Shell FLNGs ease concerns over offshore vessel order drought
    Clinching three more orders for floating LNG (FLNG) vessels from Royal Dutch Shell has alleviated concerns that Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) would be the worst hit among South Korea's big three shipbuilders, a sector analyst has opined. Hyundai Heavy Industries, SHI, and Daewoo Shipbuilding &
  • Former ST Marine executive fined $156,000 for graft
    A former senior executive of shipbuilder Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) was fined SGD210,000 (USD156,000) for falsifying documents to cover up alleged corrupt payments. Patrick Lee Swee Ching, who was the company's group financial controller from 2004-07, had been charged with 38 counts
  • Osaka's cargo traffic tumbles in March
    Cargo traffic at Osaka port, western Japan, plunged 14.2% in March from a year earlier to 6.83 million tonnes as both domestic and foreign trade sank at double-digit rates, according to early figures released by the Osaka municipal government on 30 June. Of the 6.83 million tonnes, 2.883 million

The Loadstarweb site
JULY 2, 2015
  • MSC Geneva gets fatter, launching new option for boxships deemed 'too small'
  • Local entrepreneurs quick to spot the gaps in fast-growing Asia e-commerce
  • Warning as some operators may be using outdated dangerous goods transport rules

Marine Logweb site
JULY 2, 2015
  • Good news, bad news for Fincantieri
  • Gulf Island Fab books Trinidad offshore project
  • BP in $18.5 billion Deepwater Horizon settlement
  • And soon, the self-driving ship?
  • Frederiksen puts Frontline together again
  • One former ST Marine exec sentenced, two more charged

World Wide Shipperweb site
JULY 2, 2015
  • Trio of carriers starting Far East to Americas run
  • IMO elects Ki-tack Lim as new secretary-general
  • Crowley assumes management of MSC T-AGOS/T-AGM fleet
  • The Greenbrier Companies releases numbers for third fiscal quarter
  • AAR delivers traffic totals for week, month, half year

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 2, 2015
  • Cosco poised to join mega boxship ordering spree
    CKYHE member linked to imminent deal for 20,000 teu ships as Asian lines race to catch up with European rivals
  • Is BP now an attractive takeover target?
    Now that the Deepwater Horizon settlement has been reached perhaps other major international oil companies will take a look at BP and consider a bid for the company
  • DHT could be next on Fredriksen's list
    Fredriksen says Frontline is eager to grow and the smaller DHT Holdings presents an interesting target
  • 36 dead, 19 missing in Philippines ferry accident
    Vessel was carrying 173 when it capsized near Leyte
  • North European imports to fall
    Trade demand does not reflect the same growth as improvements in basic econometric data, says Hackett
  • Frontline and Frontline 2012 merge to form leading tanker company
    Scale key for tanker investors in a red-hot freight market
  • Stolt-Nielsen's second quarter belies challenging times
    Spot rates for chemical tankers improve but cargo volumes are still flat, putting sustained recovery in jeopardy
  • Huarong misses key sale deadline
    Cash-strapped Chinese shipbuilder to continue negotiations with unnamed purchaser
  • Bahri ups Hyundai Samho VLCC order to 10
    Ships to be delivered by 2018 as part of expansion drive that will see Saudi Arabian carrier's VLCC fleet top 50
  • China Cosco banks $639m in subsidies
    Shipping giant receives payment for the scrapping of vessels between January and June

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 2, 2015
  • Elite professional drivers encourage safe summer driving behaviors
    Arlington, Va. - Today, members of American Trucking Associations' Share the Road Program, an elite group of drivers with millions of accident free miles to their name, urged motorists to exercise caution when taking to the highways this summer. With an estimated 42 million people hitting the road for the Independence...
  • "K" Line installs new simulator at maritime academy
    To implement firmer measure for enhancing our business base "For safety in navigation and environmental preservation", "K" Line Maritime Academy (Japan) at Machida city in Tokyo, one of the core functions of "K" Line's...
  • MIQ Logistics named best 3PL Firm-USA
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - MIQ Logistics is named the Best 3PL Firm-USA in Acquisition International (AI) magazine's 2015 Global Mobility, Immigration and Logistics Awards. "We are honored by this award and believe it speaks to the edge we give our customers through our global presence, state-of-the-art technologies and talented employees," says John Carr,...
  • Denmark first to use real-time traffic data across entire road network
    Denmark has become the first country in the world to rely on GPS probe data to monitor traffic and congestion on a national scale. By choosing INRIX, the leading global provider of transportation intelligence and connected car services, to provide real-time traffic information throughout the country, the Danish Road Directorate...
  • Agility taps new CEO for South Asia operations
    Agility Logistics has appointed a new CEO for its South Asia operations as the company seeks to capitalize on the intra-Asia's growing trade. Detlev Janik will assume the role of South Asia CEO, taking responsibility for the company's operations in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. "The South Asia region, with...
  • Last Brazilian-owned container line could be in acquisition sights
    Speculation is rising that the three largest global container lines are considering buying the last surviving Brazilian-owned container shipping company, Log-In Logistica Ltda. Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co. and CMA CGM may be discussing scooping up the Sao Paulo bourse listed company, Brazilian maritime sources told JOC.com. Maersk is considered the...
  • Container equipment costs hit 10-year low
    While container carriers haven't had much to cheer about as spot rates take a beating, they can at least take solace in the fact that equipment costs have hit a 10-year low, according to shipping consultant Drewry. In June, the index used to measure the cost of container equipment fell from...
  • Manzanillo readies for Panama Canal expansion with super post-Panamax cranes
    The new cranes as they set sail for Manzanillo International Terminal, Panama.Four new super post-Panamax gantry cranes capable of handling the largest vessels in the world are now en route to Manzanillo International Terminals in Panama. The cranes are part of a $270 million expansion at the Atlantic Coast terminal in...
  • Zonar, Daimler partner to build 'smart' truck, smarter supply chains
    The blend of telecommunications, vehicles and mobile computing known as telematics took a significant step forward last week when Daimler Trucks North America became a minority investor in Zonar Systems, a provider of heavy-duty telematics equipment for truck fleets. The agreement between the original equipment manufacturer and the technology company will...
  • ILA, USMX to continue talks on contract extension to 2025
    The Port of MiamiThe International Longshoremen's Association and its U.S. East and Gulf coast employers plan additional meetings after two days of "productive" talks on a contract extension that could run to 2025. "We are ready to move forward on talks aimed at extending the current ILA-USMX master contract," ILA President...
  • US trucking firms finally overtake 2007 employment peak
    After five years of hiring gains and substantial pay raises, U.S. trucking companies finally employ more workers than they did before the Great Recession. But they're far from end of the road. Trucking employment surged for a second straight month in June, with U.S. truckload and less-than-truckload carriers hiring approximately 7,400...
  • Declines forecast for North Europe imports, exports
    Rotterdam harbor.Persistent weakness in the eurozone economy will cause imports and exports through North Europe ports to decline this year, a new report predicts. "We are seeing weak consumer demand and a consequent impact on the carriers who persist in continuing to provide far too much capacity, resulting in exceptionally low...
  • Chassis shortage forces UP to embargo intermodal volume at Denver facility
    Union Pacific Railroad has embargoed all international intermodal cargo originating from the U.S. West Coast at its Denver terminal due to a "severe" shortage of chassis there. It's a sign that the chassis shortage and dislocation that have long plagued major U.S. transportation hubs, especially ports, are now impacting sites further...
  • Antwerp-Duisburg containerized rail shippers to see better service
    A duisport locomotive.Shippers tapping containerized rail services between the Port of Antwerp and Duisburg are poised to see greater reliability and experience less congestion at the North European seaport after the former joined forces with duisport, Europe's largest inland port. Although the direct service has been in existence since the beginning...
  • Container terminals in jungle city of Manaus face growing pains
    One of the most isolated and intriguing cities in the world, Manaus, Brazil, also presents some of the most difficult container shipping challenges to be found anywhere. Buried deep in the Amazon and unreachable by Brazil's national road network, the jungle city and its satellite towns have a growing population of...
  • Shippers ask US Customs for extra time to prepare for ACE deadline
    Algodones, Mexico point of entry.WASHINGTON - Some U.S. shippers are urging U.S. Customs and Border Protection to push back its Nov. 1 deadline for its new "single window" program, saying they're running out of time and more internal agency checks are needed. The automated commercial environment, or ACE, single window promises...
  • DHL digs in against union opposition to new companies
    LONDON - Deutsche Post DHL's plans to set up new parcels companies to compete with lower cost rivals is "non-negotiable" the chief executive of the mail and logistics giant said on the eve of talks tomorrow with unions aimed at ending a three month long strike by postal workers. Members of...
  • Trade isn't just fast track
    President Obama's legacy now will be defined at least in part by success on trade. It was indeed an achievement to have secured the first presidential "fast track" authority in eight years, paving way for completion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership with 11 nations covering 40 percent of U.S. trade. But while...
  • World Bank OKs $650 million for India freight corridor project
    India's transportation infrastructure upgrade program got another push with the World Bank approving the release of $650 million, the third tranche of a long-term program to help build up New Delhi's much-delayed, eastern, dedicated freight corridor project. The new rail route, which is already under construction, is designed to speed up...
  • China logistics reaps rewards of rising trade, domestic consumption
    HONG KONG - The demand for logistics services and infrastructure will be fuelled by China's increasing trade appetite and the continuing growth of e-commerce markets within the country, according to Barclays Research. With China's logistics costs still around 16 percent of GDP, already significantly higher than the global average of...

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 2, 2015
  • Euroseas to sell rights
    Euroseas said it plans to issue share purchase rights to help fund its newbuilding programme.
  • MRs lose ground
    Atlantic rates for the medium-range (MR) products tanker market declined this week after reaching a peak for the year last Wednesday.
  • Giant gunning for top spot
    John Fredriksen's Frontline has eyes on multiple growth opportunities after its merger with sibling Frontline 2012 today.
  • USTC pushes up profit
    Danish tanker and bunker group USTC has taken full control of Uni-Tankers as it posted higher annual earnings.
  • Greeks on the move?
    Greek shipping companies are looking to find out more about the Cypriot tax regime in anticipation of the outcome of a referendum on Sunday.
  • Milaha buys out Soc Gen
    Qatari owner takes full control of two LNG carriers chartered to RasGas.
  • Solstad's double deal
    Solstad Offshore has secured employment for two of its deepwater construction vessels.
  • JES sues ex-worker
    Chinese shipbuilder JES International Holdings is taking legal action against a former employee after she allegedly "absconded" with company records and seals.
  • Sunnanvik refloated
    An SMT cement carrier has been pulled free from rocks off Sweden after grounding on Monday.
  • Greek owners given hand
    Panama has given Greek shipowners and operators more time to meet their financial obligations, recognising the country's financial difficulties.
  • AdvanFort crew still stuck
    The Indian ordeal for six stranded British guards is set to continue after the supreme court decided they must face trial.
  • Clipper gets busy
    Incoming CEO Frank Jensen says Clipper Group will be a little more active in the sale and purchase (S&P) market but not in a revolutionary way.
  • Drugs ship boarded
    Spanish authorities have intercepted a veteran cargoship carrying 15.7 tonnes of hashish resin.
  • Uni-Asia adds boxship
    Singapore-listed Uni-Asia Holdings has bought a 2007-built boxship from the ship investment fund it co-owns.
  • Fincantieri yard seized
    Italian police have seized certain areas of Fincantieri's Monfalcone shipyard, putting activities on hold since Tuesday.
  • Return of the tanker king
    John Fredriksen has today put Frontline back on the map with its merger with Frontline 2012 creating a near $2bn company, analysts say.
  • Huarong misses deadline
    China Huarong Energy, the former China Rongsheng Heavy Industries, has failed to complete a crucial sale of its shipyard business within a timeframe agreed with the unnamed buyer.
  • DFDS bid rejected
    DFDS has seen its offer for acquiring part of a French ferry workers' cooperative (Scop) on the Dover-Calais route rejected.
  • 36 dead in sinking
    Another 19 passengers are missing, with the rescue operation ongoing, AP reported.
  • Fredriksen forges new Frontline
    John Fredriksen has formed his second giant shipping company in as many days with the long awaited merger of tanker companies Frontline and Frontline 2012.
  • Monjasa brings in ABN AMRO
    Danish bunker and tanker group Monjasa has struck its first loan with ABN AMRO of the Netherlands in a near-doubling of its credit facilities.
  • CH Offshore gets new CEO
    CH Offshore is to have a new chief executive officer after the present incumbent decided to exit the company.
  • Stolt stronger for now
    Norwegian chemical tanker specialist Stolt-Nielsen has posted improved second quarter earnings, but warned of challenges ahead.
  • Dardanelles grounding
    Turkey's Dardanelles Strait has seen its second major shipping casualty in as many days.
  • CH Offshore seeks new CEO
    CH Offshore is on the hunt for a new chief executive after the present incumbent has decided to leave the company.
  • Parana blocked again
    Argentina's Parana River has suffered its third bulker grounding in less than a month, but on this occasion the vessel was able to refloat itself.
  • Japan LNG imports down
    Japan's May imports of LNG fell to their lowest level in almost five years just released government data shows.
  • Bahri doubles VL orders
    Saudi owner now has ten VLCCs set for delivery from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries.

American Shipperweb site
JULY 2, 2015
  • U.S. arraigns alleged counterfeit electronic importers
  • APHIS approves beef imports from two South American regions
  • Bulldog Hiway Express becomes Daseke company
  • Executive Moves: CCM, Agility and ATA
  • Maersk bets on Baltimore with three new container services
  • TIA: 3PLs see varied results in Q1 2015
  • Report: Truckers say U.S. road conditions deteriorating

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 2, 2015
  • Bomin Linde to order LNG bunkering vessel in Q3
    Says tender process has entered into 'final phase'.
  • Ardmore receives 'eco-design' product and chemical tanker
    Company expanding with new efficient vessels as market 'remains at multi-year highs'.
  • Fuel oil stocks fall again
    'July and August arbitrage flow is substantially lower than in May and June.'
  • Fujairah supplier begins expansion
    Second barge for Gulf Petrol Supplies LLC (Bunkers). More barges to join the fleet later.
  • Bunker Holdings reports positive annual result
    'Controlled growth' behind strong profits, says CEO.
  • 'Tough market for those who don't possess strong finances'
    OW Bunker collapse has benefited 'the bigger and more consolidated players.'
  • Vigo: Spanish ports keeping up LNG developments
    'Development of LNG is considered as a state project', says Port of Vigo.
  • Stolt: Profit up in half-year results
    Boosted by cheaper bunker fuel.
  • First commercial dual-fuel engine tested with methanol
    ME-LGI engine that can run on both HFO and various clean, low-flash-point fuels is ready for market.
  • Statoil goes ahead with LNG bunkering joint venture
    'Deal will help make Klaipeda an important hub in the Baltic LNG market.'
  • Gulf Petrochem buys oil company
    To spearhead African expansion.
  • Vigo: Spanish ports keeping up LNG developmments
    'Development of LNG is considered as a state project', says Port of Vigo.
  • New calls for ECA in Hong Kong region
    'There needs to be a level playing field for the Pearl River Delta.'
  • Singapore: MFM-equipped bunker tanker starts operations
    The Vittoria has been approved for bunker deliveries.
  • China fuel oil stocks stable
    Overall volume was 2.6 million mt to week ending July 1.
  • Hong Kong think tank repeats call for regional ECA rule
    'There needs to be a level playing field for the Pearl River Delta,' says researcher.
  • Shell penalised for North Sea oil spill
    Damaged bunker hose identified as cause behind spill.
  • MFM-equipped bunker tanker starts operations at Singapore
    The Vittoria has been approved for bunker deliveries on Wednesday.
  • China fuel oil stocks at stable levels
    Overall volume was 2.59 million mt in week ended July 1, according to ICIS C1.
  • Crude drops as US inventories build
    WTI suffers one of its worst one-day falls in nearly three-months.
  • New 'optimised' propellors, bulbous bows for Hapag-Lloyd ships
    Will 'enable' less fuel consumption and will help produce fewer emissions.

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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
SAILING LIST
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
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
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
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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