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15 July 2024 - Year XXVIII
Independent journal on economy and transport policy
21:00 GMT+2
July 7, 2015
Sched Netweb site
  • Greek financial crisis expected to have little impact on shipping
  • Panama Canal takes water shortage counter-measures
  • Wan Hai beats Maersk for on-time reliability in SeaIntel survey
  • Port Tracker sees 2015 as bad as 2009 was for Asia-Europe carriers
  • US farm shippers stuck with west coast, cannot move out as others do
  • Taranto Container Terminal shuts down, lays off staff
  • Hong Kong Trade and Development Council pitches for Silk Road role
  • Panama's Manzanillo terminal to get 4 super-postpanamax cranes
  • Indian government approves Iranian P&I ship insurance cover
  • Major port users tell Savannah success stories in new video
  • Vietnam approves US$15.8 billion new airport project for Ho Chi Minh
  • National Air Cargo to queries FAA fine after divulging new Bagram facts
  • Finnair Cargo has pharma focus, deploys shortest routes to Asia

Exim Indiaweb site
JULY 6, 2015
  • Asia-North Europe spot rates see significant rise
  • Govt extends approval of two Iranian ship insurers for a year
  • Social initiatives for a noble cause by TKPL to celebrate Founder's Day
  • Currency crisis may hit India's rice exports to Nigeria
  • ChPT agrees to temporarily suspend use of new mobile harbour cranes
  • Highway builders turn to BOT from PPP
  • Proper connectivity can enhance trade with Central Asia: CII
  • Railways approaches SC against dual pricing mechanism case
  • INR turns marginally weak against dollar
  • It's the right time to increase bilateral trade relations between China & India, says Chinese official
  • Maharashtra refuses to give extension to Navi Mumbai SEZ, may impose penalties on developers
  • Traders press for single GST taxation structure
  • Nitin Gadkari felicitates Ravindra J. Gandhi, Chairman of MACCIA's International Relations Committee

International Transport Journalweb site
  • New trucks for UK's road construction works
  • Developing business together
  • Golden duo returning helm to Jensen
  • Balkan airlines struggling
  • Polishing up infrastructure in Illinois
  • Halifax graced with extra call Shipping
  • Investing in Jutland
  • Male bastion set to fall?
  • Vietnam Airlines world's second A350 operator
  • Mining company invests in rail transport in Russia
  • Navigating across Central Europe
  • Opening up to the world
  • Auckland Ports thanks outgoing board chairman
  • Spearheading fleet upgrade in New Zealand
  • Takeover to secure track connections
  • Upsizing in Italy
  • Heavylift hook-up in Bremen and Oldenburg

IHS Maritimeweb site
JULY 6, 2015
  • FSL Trust negotiates new timecharters
    Singapore-listed shipowner First Ship Lease (FSL) Trust has secured new timecharter contracts for three tankers worth up to USD61 million in revenue. FSL Trust announced on 6 July it had reached an agreement with a commodities trader to charter the 2005-built, 47,496 dwt products tanker FSL
  • Port of Hirtshals opens Denmark's first LNG terminal
    Denmark's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker terminal has begun operations at the Port of Hirtshals. Operated by cruise-ferry company Fjord Line and built by the Liquiline Group, the facility has a 500 m³ storage tank and will initially only bunker Fjord Line's two LNG-powered cruise ferries,
  • Rolls-Royce to lead autonomous ship research project
    Rolls-Royce is to lead a new EUR6.6 million (USD7.3 million) project that could pave the way for autonomous ships. The Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative will produce the specification and preliminary designs for the next generation of advanced ship solutions. The project is
  • Asia's first LNG-fuelled tugboat delivered
    China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has taken delivery of Asia's first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fuelled tugboat, Hai Yang Shi You 525. The decision to operate on LNG follows the Chinese government's 2011 plan to strengthen its maritime base with the manufacture of high-end,
  • Italian cabinet approves draft ports reform
    The Italian cabinet has given preliminary approval to proposed reforms that will see the number of port authorities reduced to 13, with several ports sharing the same administration. Infrastructure and transport minister Graziano Delrio presented the draft law on 2 July and it will now go before
  • Marine engine makers collaborate on major R&D project
    A major cross-industry initiative to develop basic technologies for use in two- and four-stroke marine engines has been officially launched Led by Wärtsilä, MAN Diesel & Turbo, and Winterthur Gas & Diesel, the Hercules-2 project aims to foster environmentally sustainable and more efficient
  • IMO backs fair treatment training
    The IMO's Technical Co-operation Committee (TCC) has approved the development of training material that aims to better implement seafarer fair treatment guidelines. The decision comes in response to a request from Seafarers' Rights International (SRI) last month for the IMO to provide technical
  • Anti-piracy ship crew face trial in India on arms charges
    The 35 crew of anti-piracy ship Seaman Guard Ohio are to face trial in India on charges of illegally carrying weapons and straying into Indian waters, after being held for 21 months. The Supreme Court in Delhi referred the case back to the magistrates' court in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, overturning a
  • Samsung HI denies exit from wind energy sector
    South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has refuted media reports that it plans to sell its wind energy businesses in Europe. Rumours that South Korea's second biggest shipbuilder would sell those businesses, which include an offshore wind turbine test centre in Fife, Scotland, grew
  • Pacific Radiance's earnings to dip in 2Q15
    Singapore-based offshore oilfield service provider Pacific Radiance could suffer what would possibly be its worst-ever quarterly earnings for the second quarter of 2015, opined UOB Kay Hian Securities on 6 July. This is because none of the company's diving support vessels (DSVs) have been utilised
  • Newbuilding orders decline in May
    Newbuilding orders continue to decline in April 2015 as freight rates for bulkers and LNG carriers remain sluggish. Statistics compiled by Greek broker Golden Destiny showed that 113 ships were ordered in May, down from 134 in April and 158 in May 2014. Only 11 bulkers totalling 447,400 dwt were
  • Otto Marine secures $26m for ship refinancing
    Singapore-listed offshore services provider Otto Marine has secured a USD26 million term-loan agreement with a US investment firm for the refinancing of multipurpose cargo vessel Surf Challenger and general working capital. The loan agreement was sealed by Surf Subsea, a company incorporated in the
  • Chinese vessel exports' growth weakens to 19.1% y/y
    Chinese vessel exports' growth decreased to 19.1% year on year (y/y), with total exports at USD12.8 billion in the first five months of 2015, according to customs statistics. In May alone, the exports decreased 15.9% y/y to USD2.4 billion, the customs said. The exports are forecast to decrease
  • Philippines prosecutors to assist ferry victims' families
    The Public Attorney's Office (PAO) in the Philippines will provide free legal aid to the families of those who drowned when Kim-Nirvana B sank on July 2. This is a worsening of the legal position of the vessel owners who have been charged with murder following the disaster that has claimed 61
  • Tug in Orkim Harmony hijacking identified
    The Indonesian navy said it has identified a tug used to hijack Malaysian-flagged tanker Orkim Harmony in June 2015. The tug was identified as Meulaboh, and was found abandoned near Pulau Seloko off Batam around 10:00 h by the Indonesian Navy's Western Fleet Command's (KOARMABAR) Quick Response
  • Viking bags second charter worth $31m
    Singapore-listed offshore services provider Viking Offshore & Marine has clinched a 48-month charter for a second land drilling rig system at approximately USD31 million. The charter is signed by its subsidiary Viking LR2, which will lease a 1,500 bhp train-type land rig and related drilling
  • China shipping confidence index hits two-year low
    China's shipping industry confidence index for the second quarter of 2015 was in relatively stagnant zone at 65.64, a two-year low, while the China Shipping Prosperity Index has remained stagnant for two straight quarters. Shanghai International Shipping Institute (SISI), in the China Shipping
  • CMES forecasts 1H15 profit to double
    China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) projects that its profit would be more than doubled in the first half of 2015 from a year ago. The range of growth would be between 110% and 130% year on year (y/y) during the first half of 2015, a stock filing of CMES said. The surge in profit would be a

The Loadstarweb site
JULY 6, 2015
  • IAG Cargo move back into Malaysia was well timed to serve new engine of growth
  • Price of new containers at a 10-year low, putting pressure on leasing companies
  • Growing at full throttle: Echo Global Logistics a resounding success story

Marine Logweb site
JULY 6, 2015
  • Fisheries research vessel is double first for Voith
  • ST Marine launches first of eight LMVs for Singapore Navy
  • Army takes delivery of high speed fire boat
  • Ingalls Shipbuilding awards National Merit Scholarships
  • European diesel leaders launch Hercules-2 initiative

World Wide Shipperweb site
JULY 6, 2015
  • G6 Alliance member carriers making upgrades to AZX service
  • Coast Guard rescue teams end search for missing boater
  • Border Patrol agent's actions save life of drowning two-year-old
  • New American Express lounge opens doors at Sea-Tac Airport
  • Evergreen Line recognized with top shipping line honor

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 6, 2015
  • Iran poses risk to VLCC tonne miles
    Iran's prices will be key for Asian customers choosing Iranian crude over cargoes from further afield such as West Africa
  • Seaman Guard Ohio crew face further wait for trial
    Indian judge refers case back to magistrates' court
  • FSL wins new time charters for three tankers
    Deal is expected to generate up to $61m revenue over the next three years
  • Evergreen to book ten 2,800 teu ships at Imabari, CSBC
    Deals would be first direct orders from world's fourth largest carrier in four years
  • First valemax visits Qingdao after Beijing lifts ban
    Age of the mega ship begins for China's bulk ports
  • Indian demand heats VLGC spot market as record levels loom
    Supply-demand balance strengthens owners' negotiating power with charterers
  • Sluggish market triggers bulker demolition binge
    But BIMCO predicts full-year scrapping volume may fall short of 2012 record due to demand recovery
  • Shipping is part of the solution for Greece, not the problem
    What now for the country's shipowners as voters shock Europe with 'No' vote?
  • Second survey finds sharp fall in industry morale
    Only one shipping company in three is upbeat on current outlook
  • The price of preparedness
    If threats are going to change rapidly, the need is surely for quickly adaptable warships, and the offshore sector can teach us something

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 6, 2015
  • DOT Study: Bigger US trucks won't hurt intermodal rail
    WASHINGTON - A U.S. Department of Transportation study couldn't conclude whether larger trucks impact highway safety, but it did find they would not significantly impact intermodal conversions. Proponents for raising the weight and size restrictions on trucks have heralded the finding, despite the DOT's claims that the evidence behind their own...
  • Container lines unlikely to avoid Suez Canal despite foiled attack
    Container lines won't reduce the amount of cargo moving through the Suez Canal despite heightened security tensions - most recently inflamed by the reported arrest of 13 people on suspicion of planning to sabotage the waterway integral to trade between Asia and the Europe, and increasingly the U.S. Even after Egyptian...
  • Puerto Rico debt crisis revives Jones Act debate
    Puerto Rico's fiscal crisis has rekindled criticism of the Jones Act, the cabotage law requiring the use of U.S.-flag vessels for shipments between the commonwealth and the U.S. mainland. A paper by three economists led by Anne O. Krueger, a Johns Hopkins University professor and former chief economist at the World...
  • Italy to reorganize administration of country's ports
    Italy's port sector is sinking in bureaucracy, and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is doing something to keep it afloat. In an effort to salvage some of the market share the country's ports have lost to Mediterranean competitors, Renzi has issued a decree mandating the reorganization of Italy's port administrations. Each port...
  • CEVA receives Huawei's Annual Partner Award
    HOUSTON, Texas, 6 July, 2015 - CEVA Logistics, one of the world's leading non-asset -ased supply chain management companies, today announced that it is the recipient of the 2014 Annual Partner Award from Huawei Technologies USA. Huawei's Annual Partner Award is a singular accolade - it is the company's sole award...
  • Shippers gain trucking conditions visibility via expanded tech platform
    A software company that provides information on truck stops, weigh stations and other on-the-road services to U.S. truckers is now offering a free beta test of its freight marketplace platform to the public. The San Jose, California-based developers behind the Trucker Path smartphone app have announced they will be expanding the...
  • LA-Shanghai spot rate index hits year-low
    A spot rate index measuring the cost of shipping a 40-foot container from Los Angeles to Shanghai this week fell to its lowest level of the year, reflecting declining Chinese demand for U.S. exports. Spot rates in the first week of July fell 8.5 percent year-over-year to $611 per FEU, according...
  • SSA replaces APM Terminals at Jacksonville port
    APM Terminals has ceased its operations at the Port of Jacksonville, and SSA Marine will provide stevedoring for the 2M Alliance's recently launched TP10/New Everglades service. The change was prompted by the Horizon Lines' exit from Jacksonville at the end of 2014, APMT said in a statement. Horizon ended its U.S....
  • Kenya to begin dredging for Mombasa rail terminal project
    As Kenya continues to compete with Tanzania to capture cargo headed for the interior of Africa, dredging to host a rail terminal that will connect the Port of Mombasa to the capital of Nairobi is set to begin. The dredging of 13.3 acres from the Indian Ocean is set to begin...
  • Grimaldi orders three more car carriers
    LONDON - Italian shipowner Grimaldi has ordered three new car carriers, with an option for a fourth vessel, just three weeks after signing a contract for five ships and an option for seven more, taking its total investment to $465 million and underscoring the revival in the global automotive industry. China's...
  • U.S. Shipping Corp. refinances debt
    U.S. Shipping Corp., a provider of long-haul marine transportation services in the U.S. coastwise trade, completed a refinancing of existing debt that had a scheduled maturity of April 2018. The new debt, with a scheduled maturity in 2021, carries a lower interest rate and provides U.S. Shipping with more traditional lending...
  • Antwerp sets up "One Belt One Road" task force to boost China trade
    LONDON - The port of Antwerp is setting up a task force to capitalize on China's "One Belt One Road" strategy aimed at boosting trade with Europe. Europe's second largest container port said it has the potential to play a "very important" role in the two main components of Beijing's program...
  • Browning named cargo supply chain manager at DP World London Gateway
    LONDON, 6 July 2015 - DP World London Gateway has appointed Andy Browning as Cargo Supply Chain Manager. Andy brings more than 30 years of experience designing and establishing global supply chain and logistics solutions that drive efficiency and unlock value. His career to date has featured achievements at both international...
  • Gdansk is fastest-growing Asia-Europe market
    The Port of GdanskLONDON - The G6 alliance's decision to call at Gdansk on its Asia-Europe service reflects Poland's status as the fastest growing market on the trade, according to Drewry Maritime Research. The G6 Loop 7 service, which is scheduled to make its first call on August 10, will be...
  • Mexico's port investment crucial to country's long-term future
    As Mexico's manufacturing output has increased steadily over the last decade, so has the throughput of its major ports along the Gulf of Mexico and Pacific Ocean. Mexico in 2014 handled more than 5.7 million 20-foot-equivalent container units a year, behind only Brazil and Panama in Latin America, and 10...
  • Pouring cold water on sharing the blame
    Q: I'm a third-party agent. One of my customers sent a shipment consisting of four electronic control units that were fully crated. The consignee signed for a clear delivery (no visible damage to the crate). Upon opening, it was discovered that one panel was in fact damaged. My customer submitted...
  • Kerry Logistics Europe head dies at 54
    Gary Wilcock.HONG KONG - Gary Wilcock, managing director of Kerry Logistics Europe, passed away on June 21 after a short battle with cancer. He was 54.Under Wilcock's management, Kerry Logistics Network in Europe grew from a single business unit in the UK to an operation that now has a presence...
  • China drones on as world's leading flying platform maker
    Shenzhen-based technology firm DJI has a 70 percent share of the market.HONG KONG - The world's insatiable appetite for civilian drones was evident in China's trade figures that showed 160,000 units of civilian drones worth $120 million were exported from January through May this year.Incredibly, the number of drones exported...

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 6, 2015
  • Sentiment slumps
    Shipping industry sentiment deteriorated sharply over the past year as market participants fret over overcapacity, according to a survey by Norton Rose Fulbright.
  • EMAS Offshore bags $24m
    EMAS Offshore unveiled $24m in new contract wins as the Oslo and Singapore-listed offshore vessel owner reported an improved quarterly profit.
  • Crew dispute sparks protest
    Some 200 people are have marched on the Australian island of Tazmania over a crew dispute on a GS Caltex-chartered, Teekay-owned tanker.
  • How to save $20m in IPO fees
    Wells Fargo analyst Michael Webber has challenged what he sees as the prevailing wisdom that a merger of Frontline and Frontline 2012 automatically elevates John Fredriksen back to the top of the tanker tree on his own.
  • Suez "bomb plot" foiled
    Egyptian police have arrested 13 members of a cell allegedly planning to bomb the Suez Canal.
  • ITF calls for debt relief
    The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) is backing calls for Greece's creditors to cut its debts.
  • Diana trio tied up
    Diana Shipping has secured fresh employment for one of its panamaxes and an extended deal for two other vessels.
  • Yard seizure reversed
    An Italian judge has ordered police to release parts of Fincantieri's Monfalcone yard seized last week.
  • DNB raises Frontline
    Analysts bump up rating and hike profit forecasts for tanker owner post merger.
  • Sinha to run SCI?
    Shipping Corp of India's (SCI) personnel and administration director BB Sinha has emerged as the frontrunner in the race to become its new leader.
  • Hoping for the best...
    Greek voters' decision on Sunday to back their government in its collision with the EU and the IMF has sharpened concerns in the local shipping industry.
  • FSL fixes tanker trio
    First Ship Lease has secured two-year contracts for three of its tankers worth a collective $61m.
  • Evergreen signs for 10
    Taiwan's Evergreen Marine has firmed up its near-$400m order for 10 feeder containerships.
  • Affinity adds clean desk
    Richard Fulford-Smith's Affinity Shipbrokers has continued its rapid growth with the addition of a 10-strong clean desk.
  • Another three for Grimaldi
    Italy's Grimaldi Group has continued its newbuilding spree with an order for a firm trio of pure car truck carriers (PCTCs) in China.
  • Harren targets wind work
    German owner Harren & Partner has formed a new joint venture to target offshore wind power installation and maintenance contracts.
  • Gulf Marine in new first
    Gulf Marine Services of the UAE has won its first decommissioning contract for a self-propelled self-elevating support vessel (SESV).
  • Samsung: no sale
    Korea's Samsung group has responded to speculation over its intentions for Samsung Heavy Industries by denying any plan to sell.
  • LNG view 'over-optimistic'
    JP Morgan has initiated coverage of three LNG shipping stocks amid a warning the market is expecting too much from the sector.
  • Cargoship refloats
    A cargoship has freed itself after grounding off Norway on Saturday.
  • Monopoly ending?
    Brazil is likely to pass a new law that will open up its subsalt oil fields to foreign players.
  • Gail raises the stakes
    Gail (India) has further complicated the race to build nine LNG carriers for its US imports by asking domestic shipyards to buy into the vessels.
  • Car wash snares Vantage
    Vantage Drilling has moved to distance itself from any links with the massive Petrobras bribery and money-laundering probe.
  • CMES bullish on prospects
    China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) is anticipating a much improved first half to the year due to the booming tanker market.
  • PE targets Mols-Linien
    Danish ferry company Mols-Linien is the subject of a takeover bid by compatriot private equity company Polaris.
  • Carwash snares Vantage
    Problems continue to mount for US-listed driller as it looks to refute claims linking it to Petrobras scandal.
  • Hedland sets double record
    World's largest iron ore export facility sees new monthly and half year volume highs.
  • Diana stacks the shelf
    Diana Shipping has positioned itself to sell securities worth up to $500m, according to a filling to US financial regulators.

American Shipperweb site
JULY 6, 2015
  • Electric parts distributor expands use of Amber Road export tools
  • G6 Alliance adjusts Asia Suez Express service

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 6, 2015
  • LNG bunkering: Big-to-small gap yet to be closed
    Conference hears business case for LNG as marine fuel.
  • Bunker Holding confirms LQM takeover
    Demant: 'LQM is an excellent fit. It diversifies Bunker Holding beyond trading.'
  • Second phase engine research underway
    Resulting technology should benefit large ships.
  • Tanker detained in Singapore
    Local law firm arrested ship in late June.
  • Grimaldi orders three more
    Bringing total newbuilding order to eight.
  • CEO tenders resignation at Brightoil
    Changes effective from August 21, 2015.
  • UK supplier starts MGO supplies at Aberdeen
    Geo Group's ex-rack facility starts operations.
  • UK navy consuming less bunker fuel
    Fuel usage falls by almost a third over.
  • Gazpromneft expands lube production portfolio
    As part of 'strategic partnership' with Chevron Marine Lubricants.
  • UK navy consuming less bunkers
    Fuel usage falls by almost a third over the past five years.
  • ACP approves bunkering in Panama's Atlantic Outer Anchorage
    On a 'case-by-case basis'.
  • Bunker operations start at Trincomalee
    Bunker prices at Trincomalee 'will be comparative to the prices in Colombo.'
  • Chinese oil firm receives 'Asia's first' LNG-powered tug
    Vessel built by China's Zhenjiang Shipyard.
  • Second newbuild LNG-fuelled cargo ships heading for Norway
    Passed through the Strait of Malacca on Friday on its way from yard to owner.
  • Singapore licensed bunker supplier relocates
    Eng Hua Company moves to a new office.

European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
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
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
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
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
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
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
››› 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
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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