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15 July 2024 - Year XXVIII
Independent journal on economy and transport policy
13:33 GMT+2
July 10, 2015
Sched Netweb site
  • CMA CGM increases Asia-Europe rate US$950/TEU from August 1
  • Important role Greece plays in box shipping eclipses domestic turmoil
  • Port Tracker: High hopes for 7pc import increase for back-to-school season
  • Maersk orders nine 14,000 TEUers for US$1.1 billion to fly S'pore flag
  • Mega-ships create worst congestion at LA-LB, NY-NJ, despite denials
  • Taiwan's Kaohsiung port seeks international bidders for box ship berthsv
  • Hutchison withdraws from Italy's poorly positioned Port of Taranto
  • Lack of consumer demand worldwide indicates growth of idle fleet
  • Hong Kong dredging at Kwai Tsing terminals to continue 24/7 for 3 months
  • Verifavia launches CO2 emissions verification service as EU rules kick in
  • WFS acquires 51 per cent stake in Fraport cargo services
  • Airbus to set up A330 completion and delivery centre in Tianjin
  • Warehouse helps fly fruit and veg from inside India to nearby markets

Exim Indiaweb site
JULY 9, 2015
  • Evergreen recognised as 'Best Global Shipping Line'
  • G6 Alliance announces schedule update between Asia & Europe
  • Maersk Line orders more mega vessels
  • UASC achieves ISO 27001 certification for information security system
  • V-Care Logistics handles hydraulic mobile crane consignment from ICD-Ahmedabad
  • Centre mulling importing 5,000 t of urad dal to curb escalating prices
  • Groundnut exports up by 39 pc in 2014-15
  • Oilmeal shipments decline steeply by 34 pc in June
  • Port of Antwerp sets up 'One Belt, One Road' taskforce
  • CONCOR's perishable cargo centre now fully operational
  • Kerala millers urge Centre to refrain from imposing import duty on wheat
  • BRICS central banks sign opening pact on currency reserve pool
  • US trade deficit widens to $ 41.9 bn in May

International Transport Journalweb site
  • Award for US full truckload carrier
  • More brokerage experience for Macropoint
  • 3,000 t of LNG modules on the move
  • Belgian carrier names GSSA
  • Parker Harrison VP of procurement
  • Setting another milestone in Liverpool Shipping
  • Takeover in Barcelona
  • Crumbling and rumbling
  • Biomass supply chain hits new high
  • Sweeping changes at Scania
  • Mile Point fairway improvement scheme kicks off
  • Logistics connectivity reaches UN doors
  • Partnership to transport eco-friendly materials
  • Newcomer takes reins at Röhlig
  • Nine more box giants for the high seas
  • Azal switching to B787 for Beijing service
  • Flydubai to Faisalabad

IHS Maritimeweb site
JULY 9, 2015
  • MSC Cruises drops calls at Tunisia
    MSC Cruises has dropped calls at Tunisia from its 2015/16 winter programme, linking its decision to last week's declaration of a state of emergency in the north African country. The company told IHS Maritime that a total of 24 cruises would be affected and that its decision was irrevocable. "The
  • COSCO reports June dip in shipping volume
    Shanghai-listed COSCO Shipping's June shipping volume has fallen from a year ago, although total volumes for the year to June were still up. June saw 1.2 million tonnes shipped, a drop of 8.7% (0.11 million tonnes) on a year ago. The six-month comparison shows 8.1 million tonnes shipped this year,
  • US retailers raise box forecast
    Demand for container imports during this year's back-to-school and holiday shipping seasons will get a boost from higher-than-expected consumer spending, a major US box importer group predicts. The National Retail Federation (NRF) raised monthly year on year growth estimates for the summer and fall

The Loadstarweb site
JULY 9, 2015
  • Shippers are looking to air cargo as terror threat to cross-Channel services grows
  • Postal workers strike averted as DP-DHL and union talks finally reach agreement

Marine Logweb site
JULY 9, 2015
  • BC Ferries shortlists three for Spirit LNG conversions
  • Majestic Fast Ferry picks Incat Crowther design
  • He's back: Billy Smith rejoins Trinity Yachts
  • Matsonia back steaming, after losing power north of Hawaii
  • ABS to class Maersk 19,630 TEU newbuilds
  • New Wärtsilä unit trades OEM parts for classic engines
  • Crowley promotes Parker Harrison to VP procurement

World Wide Shipperweb site
JULY 9, 2015
  • Subaru of America distribution center to open at Port of Portland business park
  • Port tracker report for July predicts increase in imports
  • Rail association releases weekly freight traffic report
  • Port of Vancouver, USA CEO calls for oil facility review schedule
  • Port of Camas-Washougal names contractor for Steigerwald Commerce Center project

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 9, 2015
  • Non-dom tax changes include sweeteners, says Moore Stephens
    Proposed new rules could prove helpful, accountancy firm argues
  • Sinotrans Shipping warns of worse earnings in first half
    Bulker owner succumbs to weak market conditions
  • Sharp jump in southeast Asia maritime crime
    Region saw 120 incidents in first half of year, according to Dryad
  • Suezmaxes to challenge aframaxes' grip on their Kozmino stronghold
    Work to be completed this summer at Russian port will enable larger tankers to berth and load cargoes
  • China Shipping Group promises $49m stock buying spree
    Move comes after share prices of CSCL and CSD collapse by 40%
  • 'Better drachma with tax exemption than euro without' - Greek shipping mulls Grexit options
    Benefits of drachma outweigh heavy-handed EU 'reforms', claims tanker owner
  • Lloyd's Register verifies OOCL for key emissions standards
    Hong Kong-listed line says it continues to stretch the 'rigour' of its environmental performance
  • LR2 product tanker spot earnings hit record high
    Asian demand for naphtha coupled with new Middle Eastern refinery capacity boosts sector to new levels
  • RMT calls off CalMac ferry strike
    Friday's strike on Clyde-Hebrides routes called off to allow for further talks

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 9, 2015
  • World Shipping, Inc. invests in cultivating future industry professionals
    CLEVELAND, OH - World Shipping, Inc. experienced a significant period of growth in Q4 2014 that has continued into the first half of 2015. An increased customer base and business volume has prompted World Shipping to grow its team of best-in-class supply chain professionals as well as continue to maintain...
  • The CMA CGM GEORG FORSTER, CMA CGM Group's largest vessel, christened in Hamburg
    The CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce that the CMA CGM GEORG FORSTER, the Group's largest vessel, was christened today in Hamburg, Germany. The christening, in line with the great seafaring tradition, took place in presence of Jacques R. Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CMA CGM Group,...
  • Machinists union could gain jobs through ruling against ILWU
    Cranes at the Port of Tacoma.A ruling by the National Labor Relations Board in a jurisdictional dispute between the West Coast longshoremen and a union representing machinists could result in a number of job gains and millions of dollars in back wages and benefits for the latter if it is...
  • TT Club Urges Immediate Action on Box Weighing
    Unlike the CTU Code, which forensically seeks to identify the chain of responsibility for everyone involved in the movement of freight, the amendment to the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) mandating the verification of gross mass of container overtly only names the 'shipper', the 'master' and the 'terminal...
  • CaroTrans resumes direct service to LA as congestion eases
    CaroTrans Thursday announced it would resume its direct, weekly import service between Rotterdam and Antwerp and the Port of Los Angeles, backing reports that U.S. West Coast port congestion is finally easing almost six months after labor disputes there came to a close. The resumption of the CaroTrans West Coast service...
  • Gwangyang dredges to better handle larger ships
    The South Korean port of Gwangyang will dredge one of its fairways to better serve larger ships, as sediment accumulation has reduced the channels depths. The port must dredge the fairway because even while its depth is listed at 72 feet, the accumulation of sediment over time has made the actual...
  • FMC's Lidinsky: US port congestion benefiting Canada, Mexico
    A container is lifted at the Port of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico.Congestion at U.S. ports is providing cargo interests with additional incentives to use ports in Canada and Mexico, and the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission will monitor the trend, FMC member Richard Lidinsky said. Lidinsky discussed the use of Canadian and Mexican...
  • Crowley names Miller VP, corporate and marketing communications
    JACKSONVILLE, Florida; July 9, 2015 - Crowley Maritime Corp. announced today that Mark Miller has been promoted to vice president, corporate and marketing communications, within Crowley's corporate services group. He will remain based in Jacksonville and continue to report to Carl Fox senior vice president, corporate services. Miller directs all aspects...
  • PierPass to hike fee, citing higher ILWU costs
    Trucks entering terminal gates at the Port of Los Angeles. The traffic mitigation fee charged on container movements at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will increase to $69.17 per 20-foot-equivalent unit from the current $66.50 per-TEU fee, effective Aug. 1. John Cushing, president of PierPass Inc., said the increase...
  • Matson ship resumes voyage after engine failure
    The Matson Matsonia at the Port of Oakland.A mechanical problem that caused a Matson Navigation Co. vessel to lose power en route to Honolulu on Wednesday was corrected that evening and the ship has resumed its voyage. Matson spokesman Jeff Hull said the Matsonia 548W is now scheduled to arrive in...
  • African ports scramble for land to expand as demand rises
    African ports are finding themselves without the land needed for expansion that their growing economies and consumer demand necessitate, forcing them to create it for themselves. With competition for space is intensifying around Africa's coastal cities as urbanization gains momentum, ports are using dredged material and reclaiming land to expand container...
  • North American truck orders slide for fourth month straight
    Net orders for Class 8 trucks in North America fell in June for the fourth consecutive month, but that's no cause of concern, according to transportation research firm FTR. Net orders fell 25 percent last month year-over-year to 19,624 units. The market, however, remains robust in what is otherwise a typically...
  • Veracruz, Lazaro Cardenas focus of major Mexican port investment
    When it comes to containerized traffic in manufactured goods, the key ports in Mexico's $5 billion port infrastructure initiative will remain Veracruz on the Gulf, where volumes have soared from 543,000 TEUs in 2001 to nearly 850,000 in 2014 and a projected 894,000 TEUs this year, and Lazaro Cardenas along...
  • Shippers view carrier alliances as bulwarks for competition
    WASHINGTON - The grouping of the world's largest container lines into four large alliances covering all east-west trades has had an unexpected result: Shippers no longer view alliances as potential vehicles for rate collusion, and, in fact, have come to appreciate their ability to prop up smaller lines that are...
  • DHL placates union, moves forward on low-cost units
    LONDON - Germany's Deutsche Post is pushing ahead with plans for new low-cost DHL parcel delivery companies in its domestic market after resolving a long-running dispute with unions that had led to a series of strikes over the past three months. The Verdi union dropped its opposition to Deutsche Post's plan...
  • Converting Trade Data to Gold
    Increasingly companies across all industries are adopting data-driven decision making in their strategic planning and with good reason. Companies that follow data-driven decision methodologies are 3 times more likely to execute their decisions as intended. But what many companies are learning the hard way is that data alone does not...
  • TNT names Galvin managing director, Thailand
    Bangkok - 10 July 2015 TNT, the leading domestic and international provider of integrated express services, has appointed Gina Galvin as managing director of TNT Express Worldwide (Thailand). Ms. Galvin brings to the company extensive and well-proven business management experience, particularly in the express and air transportation businesses, and with her...
  • Lufthansa Cargo volume drops as strikes loom
    LONDON - Lufthansa Cargo's traffic shrank in June as the German carrier failed to sell all of its extra capacity, pushing its load factor close to a six year low as it braces for more pilot strikes. Freight traffic dipped 0.8 percent to 136,000 metric tons (149,114 tons), taking the total...
  • Cochin gains call as intra-Asia trade booms
    Vallarpadam International Container Transshipment Terminal at India's Port of CochinShippers using Vallarpadam International Container Transshipment Terminal at India's Port of Cochin can capitalize on a new intra-Asia connection from the Galex Consortium, which added a weekly call at the DP World facility. The Galex Alliance comprises Emirates Shipping Line, Hanjin Shipping, Korea...
  • Shanghai volume slows as shipping enters peak season
    Port of ShanghaiHONG KONG - Shanghai has reported a 4.5 percent increase in volumes during the first six months compared to last year, but the growth has been slowing in the months leading up to what the industry hopes will be a peak season.The Shanghai International Port Group announced that...
  • Direct Kuala Lumpur link paying off for IAG Cargo
    KUALA LUMPUR - IAG Cargo has reported huge growth out of Kuala Lumpur to North America, Africa and the Middle East this year and expects that to continue following the launch of direct services to the Malaysian capital in the middle of the year.Cargo sales to North America rose 85...

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 9, 2015
  • Key US grain indicator sinks
    US grain inspections, an indicator of export shipments, fell significantly last week, according to a weekly report by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
  • MSP food fight emerges
    Two US congressmen have sent letters to Obama Administration officials questioning a reported plan to boost the government's stipend to shipowners participating in a military shipping programme.
  • Baltex open to expansion
    The Baltic Exchange will look into whether it can link its Baltex futures reporting system into other commodities trades now that it has the FFA platform on an even keel.
  • Happy couple
    An enlarged Frontline is set to post a profit of almost $400m this year and with hefty gains in the two years to follow, Arctic Securities says.
  • Craig: no regrets
    Aberdeen's Craig Group has no doubt it made the right call to beef up its fleet despite the offshore market's subsequent struggles.
  • Funds flee to commodities
    Chinese funds fleeing a crash in the domestic stock market have sought solace in commodities, experts say.
  • Non-dom battle ahead
    Shipping organisations will oppose new rules proposed by the British government to non-domicile tax status after 15 years of living in the UK.
  • Star Bulk supramax fixed
    Star Bulk Carriers has secured employment for one of its supramax vessels.
  • Matson ro-ro stalls
    A conro vessel owned by Matson has stalled off Honolulu as a result of a problem with its engine.
  • TUI Cruises funds duo
    TUI Cruises has secured financing for its latest newbuildings at Meyer Turku in Finland, according to one of the banks backing the loan.
  • An ill-timed exit
    A UK accident report has revealed how a watch officer (OOW) left an inexperienced crewman alone on the bridge before their tanker collided with a trawler.
  • Promising signs for VLs
    VLCC rates out of the Arabian Gulf for the Far East climbed strongly yesterday with optimism high with the August loading programme set to start.
  • Sainty ends Mingde rescue
    Sainty Marine has abandoned plans to takeover rival Nantong Mingde Heavy Industry.
  • Sinotrans warns on profit
    Weak dry bulk market sees Chinese owner predict lower earnings or potential loss in first half.
  • CSG to boost holdings
    Chinese state shipowner China Shipping Group (CSG) has pledged to increase stakes in its listed units to combat the turmoil in domestic stock markets.
  • Panama Canal seeks tanker
    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) is on the hunt for a suezmax tanker to be used for training purposes ahead of its expansion.
  • UK to remain "leader"
    The UK government's decision to cut corporation tax by 2% has been welcomed by the UK Chamber of Shipping on the grounds that it will strengthen the country's maritime position.
  • DFDS pumps in cash
    Denmark's DFDS Seaways and UK group Forth Ports are teaming up to invest more than EUR 6m ($6.63m) in a Scottish freight route.
  • USC tops Russian yards
    Russia's state holding group United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) delivered 39 ships in 2014, way ahead of its independent rivals.
  • Tankers barred
    Guards at the Libyan port of Ras Lanuf say they will arrest any tankers calling to load oil.
  • CalMac strike called off
    A strike planned to hit Scottish ferry services on Friday has been called off.
  • UK in non-dom shake-up
    The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer has unveiled reforms to the controversial non-dom tax system in Wednesday's UK Budget.
  • PACD delays Zonda again
    Idan Offer-controlled company decides to keep drillship at Samsung a little while longer.
  • Chief gets three months
    A former chief mate of a vessel found guilty of polluting by US authorities has been sentenced to a three month jail term Wednesday.

American Shipperweb site
JULY 9, 2015
  • CaroTrans resumes direct service to Los Angeles
  • UPS tests electrically-supported cargo bike
  • Port of Zeebrugge thrives in automotive sector
  • Logistics Park Kansas City upgrades facility
  • XPO's acquisition of Norbert Dentressangle hits 'unexpected roadblock'
  • New Yelp-style forwarder rating platform emerges
  • Dryad: Maritime crime on the rise in Southeast Asia

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 9, 2015
  • Lukoil dismisses money laundering, tax evasion claims
    Brought on by the Prosecution's Office in Ploesti, Romania.
  • Bunkering firm limits Cape Town ops to daylight hours
    Fuelling operations will now be conducted between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.
  • Fuel oil stocks still falling
    Arbitrage into Singapore will be down month-on-month.
  • Bunker player expands supply of ECA compliant products
    'MGO and ECA products are available in volume throughout the Gulf Coast.'
  • Scrubber move allays route cut fears
    DFDS secures ferry route with technology investment.
  • DFDS Seaways ferry to add scrubber
    'Will help to secure the long-term sustainability of the Rosyth-Zeebrugge route'.
  • Sulphur rules having 'immediate impact' on air quality
    Airborne SOx concentrations near Hong Kong terminals cut by 65%.
  • Marseille gets cold ironing
    Facility aimed at island ferry service.
  • LQM acquisition was cash deal
    Means growth for both companies, Bunker Holding group CEO tells Bunkerworld.
  • Hong Kong: Bunkering operations temporarily suspended
    Due to approaching typhoon, says bunker plays.
  • Shipowner adds fuel-saving car carrier to fleet
    Five more similar newbuildings to join fleet within the next two years.
  • Bunker trading sector has seen some 'very turbulent times'
    Fujairah-based bunker trading company is celebrating nearly a quarter of a century operations.
  • Spain and Russia may cooperate on bunkering
    Authorities looking to forge stronger economic ties.
  • Conference to discuss 'future of marine fuels'
    Event held as part of London International Shipping Week.
  • Bad weather delays oil recovery operations
    For two tugboats in St Lawrence Seaway.
  • Spain, Russia may cooperate on bunkering
    Authorities looking to forge stronger economic ties.
  • Conference to discuss on 'future of marine fuels'
    Event held as part of the London International Shipping Week.
  • Vessel fuel recovery operations interrupted
    Tugboats have sunk since a wee kago, according to Canadian Coast Guard.
  • Bunker demand strengthens at Russian ports
    More vessels calling between the Azov and Black seas.
  • WTI drops as US inventories rise
    WTI decreased by $0.68 to settle at $51.65 per barrel on the NYMEX.
  • Scotland's hydrogen-powered ferry a 'silly idea', says critic
    'Hydrogen is just about the worst energy carrier one could imagine particularly as a transport fuel,' scientist says.
  • Port of Rotterdam 'taking the lead' to develop LNG facilities
    Boasts the Maasvlakte-based Gate terminal, which is the first LNG import terminal in the Netherlands.

Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
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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