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July 8, 2015
Sched Netweb site
  • G6 Alliance adds last call to Halifax on return leg to Asia
  • British-flagged, 18,000-TEU CMA CGM Georg Foster in Southampton
  • Hong Kong magazine names Hamburg as 'Best Seaport ?Europe 2015'
  • Hong Kong blocks off area east of Ninepin Islands to remove wreck at sea
  • Busan box volume up 6.4pc in first five to 8.11 million TEU
  • Savannah posts 3rd month of record container volume in May
  • UASC achieves ISO 27001 Certification for IT security system
  • Gulftainer surpasses 400,000 TEU at Oman's Sharjah container terminal
  • 60pc of US truckers find roads in worse shape than when they started
  • Prices for new containers have fallen to a 10-year low
  • East-west air freight rates will be at record lows for months: Drewry
  • BIFA backs Airports Commission's recommendations, urges state action
  • Houston Airport System to develop civil spaceport with FAA approval

Exim Indiaweb site
JULY 7, 2015
  • Allcargo hosts one-of-its-kind football premier league
  • Container shipping will be lucky to break even in 2015, says report
  • G6 Alliance announces Asia-North America service enhancements
  • Greek shipping cos may move to Cyprus
  • MANSA's conference on ethical business practices deliberates on key topics & wins all-round appreciation
  • SAL Heavy Lift vessel discharges two mobile harbour cranes at Chennai Port
  • JN Port deploys Radiological Detection Equipment
  • Pension of Major Ports workers to increase: KPKS
  • INR turns weak against dollar
  • BRICS to launch strategy document to boost intra-BRICS trade

International Transport Journalweb site
  • Lorry scheme to boost road safety
  • First 40 t all-electric truck takes to the road
  • New rate war on the horizon Shipping
  • Results reflect NGA freighter cut out
  • Untimely death of Kerry MD Europe
  • Boosting rail capacity and safety in USA
  • New string-puller for Efip
  • Today: union protest against Cargolux
  • Single harness for ITX and Ziegler
  • UK partnership enhances intermodal sector
  • Exclusive deal for "Cheer" Shipping
  • Major UK retailer renews RSU contract
  • Premium guardian for cargo supply chain
  • European wide-body aircraft to be built in China
  • Honours for APL Shipping

IHS Maritimeweb site
JULY 7, 2015
  • US authorises cruises to Cuba
    Carnival has become the first cruise line to receive approval to operate cruises directly between the United States and Cuba in more than 50 years. The cruise giant announced on 7 July that the licences, granted by the US Treasury and Commerce departments, authorise travel itineraries to Cuba "for
  • Rolls-Royce share slumps after third profit warning
    In an inauspicious start to his reign, new Rolls-Royce CEO Warren East has informed the London Stock Exchange that the British engineering group's projected 2014 bottom line will be in the GBP1.325-1.47 (USD2.05-2.28) billion range - down from EUR1.4-1.55 billion (USD2.17-2.40). "I am clearly
  • News insight: This week's Movers
    NHC head to stand down John Wiik will step down as CEO of the Norwegian Hull Club (NHC) on 1 January 2016. He has successfully steered the Club through years of growth and prosperity to create one of the largest pure marine underwriters in the industry. He will be replaced by Faz Peermohamed, a
  • Cargo ship runs aground off La Gi, Vietnam
    A Vietnam-flagged cargo ship laden with 3,000 tonnes of rice has run aground off La Gi, Vietnam. Hai Truong 36 with IMO registration number 8656154 was stranded at 10 29' 45''N, 107 50' 37"E at 02:00 h local time on 5 July. The 2009-built, 3,083 dwt vessel sustained breach in its hull and took in
  • International dry bulk shipping to pick up in the short term
    The international dry bulk shipping market is expected to pick up in the second half of 2015, Shanghai International Shipping Institute (SISI) said in a report. However, a recovery to the average level recorded in the past years in the market lies far away, SISI said. The institute also gave more
  • ShinaSB makes second attempt at sale
    South Korean mid-tier shipbuilder ShinaSB is up for sale again, after a previous sale attempt fell through. Potential buyers submitted letters of intent to ShinaSB's shareholders on 30 June and assessment of the bids began the following day. This is ShinaSB's second attempt at a sale after an
  • EMAS Offshore records net profit of $5.18m
    Singapore-listed offshore services provider EMAS Offshore has posted a net profit of USD5.18 million for the third quarter that ended on 31 May 2015, as compared with a profit of USD0.18 million in the third quarter of 2014. The increase in profit was attributed to contributions from the company's
  • Triyards wins liftboat orders worth $175m
    Singapore-listed offshore services provider Triyards Holdings has won liftboat orders worth USD175 million. The vessel orders comprise two enhanced BH450 series liftboats, which will be the third and fourth liftboat in the series to be built by Triyards. "Each of these lattice-legged vessels, the
  • Evergreen confirms orders for 10 box ships
    Taiwanese carrier Evergreen announced on 6 July that the company has decided to order 10 2,800 teu container ships at Taiwan's China Shipbuilding Corporation (CSBC) and Japan's Imabari Shipbuilding. The carrier will order five box ships at CSBC at the price of USD36-39 million each, with total
  • EMAS Offshore bags West Africa, Thailand jobs worth $24m
    Singapore-listed offshore services provider EMAS Offshore has clinched three charter contracts worth USD24 million with oil majors in West Africa and Thailand. Under the West African contract, EMAS Offshore will provide anchor handling tug and supply (AHTS) vessels for sea transportation services,
  • Headwinds emerge again for ship recycling
    The ship recycling market will not be spared from the uncertainties resulting from Greece's financial crisis and the stock market plunge in China. Dubai-based cash buyer Global Marketing Systems (GMS) said that 29 June-3 July was a nervy week in the Indian sub-continent markets with all eyes on
  • Samsung Heavy Industries clinches floating production system order
    South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) announced on 7 July that it has won an order for a semi-submersible floating production system (FPS) from a North America-based customer. SHI said the KRW337 billion (USD300 million) contract takes its year-to-date sales to KRW12.88 trillion.
  • MERS outbreak: Passenger arrivals in Pyeongtaek plunge in June
    Passenger arrivals in the South Korean port of Pyeongtaek fell rapidly in the aftermath of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak. Pyeongtaek, being the nearest South Korean port to China, had benefited from the growing number of Chinese going on cruise holidays. However, the
  • Tokyo's cargo traffic down in March
    Tokyo port's cargo traffic declined 3.6% year on year (y/y) in March to 7.355 million tonnes because of a sharp drop in imports from foreign countries, according to preliminary figures released by the Tokyo metropolitan government on 6 July. Of the 7.355 million tonnes, 3.896 million tonnes came

The Loadstarweb site
JULY 7, 2015
  • New Heathrow runway: airlines unhappy about 'pay now, take-off later' condition
  • Cancelled voyages 'too little too late' to prevent carriers from sailing into the red
  • Air Logistics wins Brussels Airlines Cargo global tender as it eyes freight growth

Marine Logweb site
JULY 7, 2015
  • Shell icebreaker forced back to port by hull fracture
  • More Danish ports approve HullWiper hull cleaning ROV
  • Chouest acquires newbuild Simek PSV
  • Carnival gets U.S. approval for travel to Cuba
  • Kvichak books contract for foil assisted cat
  • LR gives AIP for gas turbine powered LNG carrier
  • Esvagt sold to infrastructure investors
  • Fincantieri resumes production at Monfalcone

World Wide Shipperweb site
JULY 7, 2015
  • Ports of Seattle, Tacoma recognized for 'green' efforts
  • Charter contracts in works for three Diana Shipping vessels
  • Three illegal aliens in car trunk discovered entering US checkpoint
  • New CMA CGM container ship makes first stop in England
  • Paul Cornet de Ways-Ruart named to seat on Bunge board

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 7, 2015
  • North Sea aframaxes tipped as top earner this week
    First come, first served is the advice
  • Everything you need to know about ship regulations
    Interactive timeline maps your regulatory obligations and shows the true costs of compliance
  • Oaktree takes $500m share in Torm
    With the help of private equity Torm survives with an enlarged fleet
  • Full steam ahead for China Shipping Haisheng privatisation
    Lanhai and affiliates continue to raise stake in former China Shipping Group unit
  • Brussels green lights CMA CGM shortsea acquisition
    Former Bernhard Schulte unit to be integrated into French Line
  • New tax on Indonesian coal exporters
    Move to feed ballooning domestic power demand and raise revenue could be offset by Jakarta's lax enforcement
  • HHLA expects 'moderate' fall in box volumes
    But Port of Hamburg's primary operator raises forecast for intermodal throughput
  • Parkinson retires at Sunderland Marine
    Company lifer chief executive steps down at 60 on health grounds
  • 'Toxic' behaviour to hit box lines' profitability
    'Radical action' needed to reduce overcapacity, says Drewry

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 7, 2015
  • PMA, ILWU trade blame for Oakland delays
    Port of OaklandSkilled longshoremen are not showing up for work in the numbers they should be at the Port of Oakland, contributing to vessel backlogs and longer truck turn times, president of the Pacific Maritime Association said. "It's compounding the problem, that's for sure," Jim McKenna said in an interview. On...
  • McLeod integrates Logistical Labs' pricing platform
    McLeod Software, a leading provider of transportation and logistics solutions; and Logistical Labs, a cloud-based supply chain software provider, today announced a partnership to integrate Logistical Labs' pricing platform, LoadDex, with McLeod's freight brokerage operations management system, PowerBrokerTM. The integration allows PowerBroker users to access LoadDex via the Quick Quote...
  • Higher pricing costs J.B. Hunt intermodal market share, analyst says
    When J.B. Hunt reports lower second-quarter intermodal volumes next month the culprits will be U.S. West Coast port congestion and the intermodal marketing company's own decision to sacrifice market share for higher rates, according to a BB&T Capital Markets report. Analyst Thomas Albrecht said he anticipates the intermodal marketing company to...
  • Evergreen named Best Global Shipping Line
    JERSEY CITY, NJ -- Evergreen Line has been awarded "Best Global Shipping Line" by Asia Cargo News at the 2015 Asian Freight Logistics and Supply Chain Awards. The accolade was conferred at a ceremony in Hong Kong last week and was accepted on behalf of the carrier by Derek Lo, Executive Vice...
  • Record NY-NJ imports show West Coast diversions sticking
    The Port of New York and New Jersey handled record import container volume in May, the latest sign that diversion from West Coast ports is lingering months after their congestion cleared. Loaded imports at the East Coast's largest port rose 13.4 percent year-over-year to 282,030 twenty-foot-equivalent units, driven by a strengthening...
  • Port of New Orleans receives Green Port certification
    NEW ORLEANS - Green Marine, a North American environmental certification program for the marine, port and terminal industry, officially recognized the Port of New Orleans recently as a certified Green Port. The Port of New Orleans is the eighth U.S. port to reach certification in the voluntary environmental certification program, which was...
  • HHLA forecasts modest dip in container volumes for 2015
    HHLA Terminal, Port of HamburgLONDON - HHLA, Hamburg's largest container stevedore, forecast a "moderate" decline in traffic in 2015 but stuck to its earnings forecast thanks to increased intermodal volumes. HHLA's first quarter traffic shrank 6.2 percent from a year ago to 1.75 million 20-foot-equivalent units, largely due to a 40...
  • Evergreen looks to further harness intra-Asia trade growth with 10-vessel order
    Evergreen Line has confirmed an order for 10 ships each with capacities of 2,800 twenty-foot equivalent units, a move aimed at capturing a larger share of the profitable and growing intra-Asia trade market. The order for ships was placed with and split evenly between Taiwan's China Shipbuilding Corporation and Japan's Imabari...
  • APL decision to skip Oakland calls slams importer
    APL announced Monday that its PA2 service from North Asia will skip calls to the Port of Oakland through the end of July because of the port's congestion problems. APL said it would resume Oakland calls when it observes improvement. The PA2 loop, which will continue to call at the Port...
  • Brazilian exporters of fresh beef gain access to US market
    Brazilian fresh beef exporters will begin shipping to the United States for the first time in 15 years in September, paving the way for forecasted volume of up to 9,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units annually. The first round of shipments of 15,000 tons, worth around $75 million, comes after the U.S Department of...
  • Largest container ships on order to rise 13 percent by 2020
    MSC Oscar, the largest container ship currently in service.The largest container vessels on order have more than sextupled since 1975 and is set to expand by at least 13 percent by 2020, according to an IHS Maritime & Trade analysis of the order book. The rapid rise in ship sizes reflects...
  • CMA CGM gets EU approval for short-sea liner acquisition
    LONDON - European Union competition regulators approved French carrier CMA CGM's acquisition of OPDR, the German short-sea shipping line. The EU didn't attach any conditions to its approval of the deal, according to CMA CGM which officially integrated OPDR into the Marseille-based group on July 1. CMA CGM acquired OPDR from the...
  • Narrowing focus, Maersk sells offshore unit
    LONDON - Maersk has sold its majority-owned offshore support company Esvagt to private equity investors in the latest disposal of non-core operations as it focuses on container shipping and terminals and oil and gas exploration and drilling. AMP Capital of Australia and UK-based 3i Infrastructure are paying 4.1 billion Danish crowns...
  • Container growth at Indian major public ports slows
    Nhava Sheva Port. Credit: AsandsContainer volumes via major public ports in India dipped about 1.5 percent in June year-over-year as a slump in the country's global trade continued, according to the latest port statistics compiled by JOC.com. India's 12 federal government-owned major ports cumulatively moved 658,000 20-foot-equivalent units during the month,...
  • Japanese container trade outlook worsens
    Port of YokohamaA Tokyo-based research firm has downgraded its outlook for the Japanese container trade in fiscal 2015, which started on April 1, citing a significantly slower pace of growth in imports than previously anticipated. Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting Inc. predicted that in fiscal 2015, Japan's containerized cargo trade would...
  • Hong Kong warned container volume could halve in next decade
    HONG KONG - Hong Kong's container throughput could halve in the next decade as a host of factors begin to stack up against the port that has seen a steady decline in volumes over the past year.This stark prediction was made by Deutsche Bank in a detailed study that said...
  • Carriers' profits to collapse in 'toxic' morass of own making, Drewry says
    LONDON - A "toxic" mixture of overcapacity, weak demand and aggressive pricing is threatening ocean carriers' profitability for the rest of 2015, according to Drewry Maritime Research. The industry "will be lucky to break even this year" the London-based consultancy said as it tore up its earlier forecast of a collective...
  • G6 makes four new peak-season sailing cuts
    HONG KONG - The G6 Alliance will cancel another four Asia-Europe sailings in July and August in the latest indication that carriers do not expect much of a peak season this year.In a note to the trade, the G6 said it would void four Asia-Europe sailings in response to changes...
  • Container line industry seen as stuck in bad news cycle
    HONG KONG - The container shipping industry is trapped in a bad news cycle to rival anything the market is serving up with two separate studies heaping additional gloom on the troubled transport sector.In the Port Tracker report by Hackett Associates, the analyst warned container lines to prepare for a...
  • Evolving transshipment threat to Hong Kong future, report says
    HONG KONG - Hong Kong's container throughput could halve in the next decade as a host of factors begin to stack up against the port that has seen a steady decline in volumes over the past year.This stark prediction was made by Deutsche Bank in a detailed study that said...
  • G6 makes four new peak season sailing cuts
    HONG KONG - The G6 Alliance will cancel another four Asia-Europe sailings in July and August in the latest indication that carriers do not expect much of a peak season this year.In a note to the trade, the G6 said it would void four Asia-Europe sailings in response to changes...
  • Troubled container lines heading for a bad year, study shows
    HONG KONG - The container shipping industry is trapped in a bad news cycle to rival anything the market is serving up with two separate studies heaping additional gloom on the troubled transport sector.In the Port Tracker report by Hackett Associates, the analyst warned container lines to prepare for a...

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 7, 2015
  • Vogel lands at Eagle
    Eagle Bulk Shipping has hired Gary Vogel as its chief executive.
  • AMSC hires new CFO
    American Shipping Company (AMSC) has tapped the investment director at financial firm Converto Capital to take its chief financial officer role.
  • Greeks lead cape scrap effort
    Greek owners led the capesize demolition charge in the first half of this year, scrapping more ships from the sector than anyone else.
  • OPDR deal done
    France's CMA CGM has had its takeover of German line OPDR approved by European regulators.
  • Carnival wins Cuba nod
    Carnival has received approval from the US government to begin taking passengers to Cuba.
  • Scrap dominance
    Owners from Greece and China lead the way in dry tonnage demolition in 2015.
  • Ferry bad news?
    Russia's government has approved plans to build a bridge from its mainland to the annexed territory of Crimea.
  • G6 voids routes
    Hapag-Lloyd and other lines follow O3 in reducing Asia-Europe capacity.
  • Bumi bags $755m
    Malaysian owner Bumi Armada has clinched loans worth $755m to refinance its Armada Kraken FPSO.
  • Farstad in $73m charters
    Farstad Shipping has agreed multiple contracts worth NOK 600m ($73.16m) which will see some of its laid-up vessels back in business.
  • Take your time
    State energy company Gail (India) is to allow overseas shipyards five years to build LNG carriers in India.
  • Bulker crew unpaid
    Twenty-one seafarers on a bulk carrier hired by Rio Tinto have not been paid since April, the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) says.
  • Oaktree taking $511m Torm slice
    Oaktree Capital will net shares worth over $500m in Torm when it completes a takeover of the company this month.
  • Crewman's body found
    Fishermen have found the body of a crewman who fell from an NCL cruiseship last week.
  • Boxships face "toxic" market
    A "toxic mixture" of overcapacity, weak demand and aggressive pricing threatens to wipe out container shipping profits this year.
  • Cosco baffled by drop
    China Cosco Holdings Co (CCHC) has said it knows of no reason why its share price has taken a hammering in the last three trading days.
  • Triyards wins double order
    Triyards has won an order for a duo of large liftboats which ensures the yard will be busy until the 2017 financial year.
  • HHLA lowers sights
    German ports group Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA) is expecting lower profit and volumes from its container terminal operations this year.
  • Maersk sells Esvagt for $610m
    AP Moller-Maersk has sold safety and support vessel owner Esvagt to two private equity funds in a $610m deal.
  • Ezion buys into ROS
    Singapore shipowner Ezion Holdings has snapped up a 30% stake in domestic oil and gas engineering group Rotating Offshore Solutions (ROS).
  • USSC wins cheaper finance
    Tanker owner US Shipping Corp (USSC) has extended its debt at a lower interest rate.
  • AMSC secures $500m loans
    Oslo-listed American Shipping Company (AMSC) has refinanced its debt with new loans worth $500m.
  • APL tops reliability poll
    Study says NOL's liner arm had a global on-time performance of 85.5% in May 2015.
  • Bunker Holding buys LQM
    Bunker Holding Group, part of Denmark's United Shipping & Trading Company, has acquired US rival LQM Petroleum Services.
  • Lauritzen capes cut loose
    Lauritzen Bulkers has seen the charter parties on its two remaining capesize bulkers cancelled, the company has confirmed.
  • Rolls-Royce cuts estimates
    Rolls-Royce has announced a cut in full year profit forecasts for its marine division due to the downturn in the offshore sector.
  • Skuld in Durban warning
    Skuld has urged owners to be wary of port safety issues at the South African port of Durban in the wake of two groundings late last year.

American Shipperweb site
JULY 7, 2015
  • Vietnam National Assembly approves construction of new airport
  • Neffenger takes over as TSA administrator
  • U.S. trade deficit ticks up in May
  • Executive Moves: MacroPoint and Bibby Ship Management
  • Finnish agency brings maritime groups together to research autonomous ships
  • Hoegh takes delivery of world's largest PCTC
  • Report: West Coast port congestion not entirely to blame for Q1 GDP decline
  • G6 service to omit Oakland calls
  • New container terminal opens in Haiti
  • FMC reviews 11 OTI license applications
  • Executive Moves: DP World London Gateway and AA Cargo

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 7, 2015
  • LR grants AIP for gas turbine-powered LNG carrier
    Vessel saves shipowners 'an estimated $17.83 million over a 20-year period'.
  • Innovative approach to vessel movement
    Reduces hull resistance and fuel consumption.
  • Collaborative approach key in Gibraltar's bunker market controls
    No supplier has yet been stripped of bunkering licenses as GPA has procedures to nip problems in the bud.
  • Singapore IFO prices tumble for second running
    Bunkerworld average for Singapore 380 cSt material has lost over 8% of its value since Wednesday last week.
  • Bears dominate Rotterdam's fuel oil market
    As 380 cSt dips below $300.
  • Scrubbers: Scheme B - real time monitoring data
    Simplicity really is key when it comes to confirming compliance.
  • South African plant shuts down for maintenance
    Five-day period starts on July 9.
  • 'Container lines will struggle to stay profitable'
    Sector faces 'toxic mix of overcapacity, weak demand and aggressive pricing.'
  • African supplier sells stake in downstream business
    To focus on upstream and midstream businesses.
  • Fishing vessel orders Wartsila 'integrated' engine
    Ship will be built by Norwegian yard.
  • Call for stronger focus on fuel efficiency standards
    IMO should adopt a 'global emission reduction target'.
  • Petrolimex Singapore denies insolvency rumours
    'There is no such thing,' company tells Bunkerworld.
  • Council calls for stronger focus on fuel efficiency standards
    Global leaders call for IMO adoption of a 'global emission reduction target'.
  • Titan Petrochemicals starts open offer of shares
    On basis of one offer share for every two existing shares.
  • Petrolimex Singapore facing insolvency: 'No such thing'
    Performance affected by falling oil prices in 2014, notes Vietnamese media.

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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
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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
Singapore
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
Rome
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Trieste
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
Hamburg
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
Ravenna
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Milan
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Genoa
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Athens
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
Barcelona
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Dalian
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
Hamilton
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Milan
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Holzwickede
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Dénia
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
Genoa
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Amsterdam
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Cagliari
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
Genoa
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
Genoa
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Hamilton
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
Genoa
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
Reflights
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
PORTS
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
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MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
Rostock
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
Genoa
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
Oslo
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
Hamburg
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Rome
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
Genoa
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Rome
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Tokyo
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
Ravenna
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
Ravenna
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
Memphis
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
Genoa
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Ancona
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Rome
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
Tokyo
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Rome
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
Geneva
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Marseille
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
Livorno
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Montreal
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
Genoa
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Trieste
Report on work in liguri ports
Genoa
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Arezzo
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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