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Independent journal on economy and transport policy
19:28 GMT+2
July 13, 2015
Sched Netweb site
JUNE 13, 2015
  • A-E rate off 20.5pc to US$699/TEU, transpac falls 9.9pc to $1,280/FEU
  • New York-New Jersey grab greater market share with May volume up 12.1pc
  • State-owned Vinalines raises US$19 million in IPO from local bourse
  • Australian ship's crew ordered back to duty before they are all replaced
  • Hapag-Lloyd to refit 24 box ships with bulbous bows to boost efficiency
  • Haiti's new Lafito box shop expected to surpass Port-au-Prince operation
  • IMF cuts global growth outlook from 3.5pc to 3.3pc after US contraction
  • No major ship delays with Suez expansion project
  • Court upholds labour commissioner that trucker's role was misclassified
  • Orders for mega containerships to rise 13pc by 2020: Analysis
  • UPS identifies growing demand for industrial machinery after-sales service
  • TIACA hails WCO's adoption of '7 + 1' to boost air cargo safety
  • Swiss Post, Swiss WorldCargo join to test drones for commercial work
  • Lufthansa Cargo introduces 'time window management' of air freight

Exim Indiaweb site
JUNE 10, 2015
  • CMA CGM Group's largest vessel christened
  • Moore Stephens says shipping should not panic in wake of proposed UK non-dom tax changes
  • OOCL achieves dual reporting standards for environmental data integrity
  • Exports of soyabean meal decline by 20.41 pc in June
  • JNPCT handles highest parcel size of 6,497 TEUs
  • CONCOR announces volume discount scheme for shipping lines for 2015-16
  • Govt to set up highway equipment development council
  • AAI presses for hike in import duty on aluminium & scrap
  • FDI up by 48 pc to $13.4 bn in Oct. 2014-Apr. 2015: DIPP
  • Forex reserves drop further by $704 m to $354.51 bn
  • Foxconn to set up manufacturing unit in Andhra Pradesh
  • Govt asks Manipur to defer rice imports from Myanmar
  • Govt launches e-governance initiatives for marine products exporters
  • Govt to look into 22 stalled power projects
  • IL&FS Engg commissions pipeline project in Gujarat
  • India keen on FTA with EEU
  • India loses second position in onion exports on poor quality
  • India to surpass China with 7.5 pc growth in 2016, says IMF
  • INR ends a shade higher at 63.39 against dollar
  • Soyabean processors press for hike in import duty on edible oil
  • Sterlite Grid bags INR 400 cr. transmission project
  • Synthetic yarn industry reels under Chinese gloom
  • Tata Motors clinches INR 940-crore contract from Indian Army
  • NDB to lend in local currency by April 2016, says Kamath

International Transport Journalweb site
JUNE 13, 2015
  • E-bike delivering packages downtown
  • Europa strengthens domestic transport team
  • Core service area expanding to Kentucky
  • Danish LNG pioneer settles in Hirtshals
  • Swifter to/from Skandinavienkai
  • First private B787-9 completions project ready
  • New business drivers at LOC Singapore and Thailand
  • Over 160 km of track installed
  • Gwangyang getting deeper
  • Cooperation with BTG in Neuss
  • Open skies bring massive benefits to Africa
  • Topflight manager for Virgin Australia Cargo
  • Tours-Bordeaux HSL goes ahead
  • Arkas welcomes "Stanley A"
  • It's all happening at Le Havre and Port Jerome

IHS Maritimeweb site
JUNE 10, 2015
  • Sri Lanka looks overseas for terminal partners
    The Sri Lankan government is to looking to attract overseas involvement in the running of two new port terminals. It has called for international expressions of interest for joint venture partners to operate a deepwater container terminal at Colombo port and to operate a roll-on roll-off berth at
  • US regulator sees power in port alliances
    Competitive working agreements among all container ports on America's West Coast could be the answer to cargo diversions to Mexico and Canada, according to a top US regulator. Federal Maritime Commissioner Richard Lidinsky released this week an update of a report he spearheaded in 2012 looking at
  • CMHI proposes terminal alliance on maritime silk road
    China Merchants Holdings International CMHI has urged a terminal alliance along the maritime silk road to counter the alliances among container carriers. The alliance would enhance the comparative advantages of pairing arrival and departure ports, Bai Jingtao general manager of CMHI told the
  • Daya to buy subsea construction vessel
    Malaysia-listed oil and gas company Daya Materials (Daya) has secured a novation agreement with Norway-based Siem Offshore for a dynamic positioning class 2 offshore subsea construction vessel at cash consideration of USD90 million. The novation agreement was signed by its wholly owned subsidiary
  • Ningbo-Zhoushan port container volume up
    Ningbo-Zhoushan port recorded container throughput of 10.5 million teu for the first half of 2015, an increase of 9% from a year ago, Chinese Ministry of Transport data on 9 July revealed. Of the 10.5 million teu, 10.2 million was handled by Ningbo port, up 9.3%, while 0.3 million teu was handled
  • CMHI proposes terminal alliance along silk road
    A terminal alliance along the maritime silk road should be formed to counter the ever-growing alliance among container carriers, China Merchants Holdings (International) (CMHI) said on 10 July. The terminal alliance should enhance the comparative advantages of port pair comprising arrival
  • HHIC to sell subsidiaries to pay off debts
    South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction has admitted that it is in the middle of arranging a sale of its subsidiary companies. In a Korea Exchange filing on 10 July, HHIC said it is working with its NH Investment & Securities and Korea Development Bank to sell energy
  • Struggling South Korean yard workers call for more government aid
    Workers from South Korea's struggling mid-sized shipbuilders have publicly called on President Park Geun-hye's administration to do more to assist the businesses. Representatives from labour unions of Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, ShinaSB, and STX Offshore & Shipbuilding held a press
  • Ezra profits down in 3Q15
    Singapore-listed Ezra Holdings' third quarter profit has fallen from a year ago. The offshore services provider reported a profit of USD392,000 in the third quarter, down 96% from a year ago. The decrease was due to lower gross profit of USD45.57 million in the quarter, as compared with USD65.38
  • Ancona upgrades its rail infrastructure
    The Italian port of Ancona has upgraded its rail infrastructure, extending its quay sidings to 600 m. The port authority president Rodolfo Giampiero said the work, which will allow the port to accommodate longer cargo trains, will be finished next year. Ancona is one of the most important Adriatic
  • VLGC rates slip as LPG prices fall
    After reaching over USD136/tonne on 3 July, rates to haul LPG on very large gas carriers (VLGCs) have been falling since 6 July. As at 9 July, the Baltic Exchange assessed the rates on the benchmark Gulf-Asia Pacific route at USD133.313/tonne. Despite lower freight rates, daily earnings are now
  • Seoul to build research centre for offshore vessels
    The South Korean government will build a centre to undertake research and development in the construction of offshore vessels. Such vessels are the flagship products of the country's three biggest shipbuilders - Hyundai Heavy Industries, Samsung Heavy Industries, and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine
  • Sinotrans Shipping forecasts huge profit fall for 1H15
    Hong Kong-listed Sinotrans Shipping predicted that its profit would fall significantly year on year (y/y) for the first half of 2015 and the company may drop into considerable losses during the period. Such substantial decrease in profit or considerable loss is mainly the result of the company's
  • COSCOL predicts surge in 1H15 profit
    Shanghai-listed COSCO Shipping (COSCOL), forecast that its profit would shoot up more than 33 times year on year (y/y) to CNY391.8 million (USD63.2 million) in the first half of 2015, owing to one-off investment gains and government subsidies. During the first half of 2015, COSCOL, the special

The Loadstarweb site
JUNE 10, 2015
  • Forwarders and 3PLs most likely to bear the brunt of new container weight laws
  • Boxlines hit by 'dead cat bounce' as peak season GRIs are swamped by rate freefall
  • Analysis: when economic bellwethers are treading water, is it time to fear drowning?

Marine Logweb site
JUNE 10, 2015
  • BAE San Diego shipyard gets $11 million Navy award
  • Greek shipowners eye their options
  • Davie gets another Coast Guard job
  • Conrad appoints Rene Leonard as VP Business Development

World Wide Shipperweb site
JUNE 10, 2015
  • Port of Everett Waterfront Center sees lease level at 100 percent
  • Inchcape Shipping Services warns of Bosphorus shutdown
  • DOC report finds metropolitan areas set new record for exports last year
  • Freight transportation index increases during month of May
  • CMA CGM Group christens new 18,000 TEU containership

Lloyd's Listweb site
JUNE 10, 2015
  • Heavier taxes on shipping linked to avoiding Grexit
    Greek shipping supports remaining in the euro, but at an individual level owners' tolerance may be tested
  • Suezmax values hit $60m
    Rising values present intriguing opportunities for owners to make money on ship sales
  • CI launches shipper sentiment survey
    2015 poll to assess views on new alliances, larger ship sizes and volatile freight rates
  • Asia-Europe rate recovery proves short-lived
    Freight rates to north Europe and the Mediterranean from Asia fall by more than 20%
  • Greek shortsea owners hit by bank closure
    But country's ferries are operating normally, says trade association
  • South Korean shipbuilding unions step up the pressure
    Unions for several mid-tier yards are urging greater government involvement in funding, while DSME workers strike in protest against a delayed payment of ordinary wages
  • Ezra Holdings reports sharp drop in profits
    Hit by slowing offshore services market, Singapore-listed company is focusing on reducing its debt load

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JUNE 10, 2015
  • Teamsters score victory in drayage unionization push
    Drivers for the Southern California drayage company Eco Flow voted this week to join the Teamsters Union. This development is not a surprise because Eco Flow was formed on the employee-driver model, but it is nevertheless a victory by the union in its attempt to organize drayage companies across the...
  • Watco Companies names Ed McGuire Executive Vice President - Strategic Planning
    Watco Companies, LLC, announced today the appointment of Ed McGuire in the role of Executive Vice President - Strategic Planning. Ed is an experienced transportation industry investment banker who has been a key advisor to Watco over the past ten years. In his new...
  • US imports from Oceania jump on strong dollar
    Port Chalmers, New ZealandThe U.S.-Oceania ocean container trade is providing a textbook example of the ramifications a strong currency has on trade flow. U.S. imports from Oceania increased 11 percent year-over-year in the first six months of 2015, while exports dropped 11 percent. The Oceania-U.S. trade is dominated by Hamburg Sud,...
  • Dispatcher of Kentucky trucking companies pleads guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud
    On June 24, 2015, Bryan Napier, a dispatcher for several trucking companies operating out of Catts Auto Sales, Chavies, Kentucky, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, Loudon, Kentucky, to conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Our investigation revealed that between October 8, 2010, and February 7, 2012, Napier and others conspired to...
  • Europe - Asia Loop M (EUM) / Void Sailing
    Hapag-Lloyd informs about a void position. We would like to inform you about the following void position as part of the Vessel Maintenance Scheme: EUM: Westbound voyage W035, ETS Pusan August 24, 2015 Eastbound voyage E040, ETS Genoa September 27, 2015 ...
  • Ports of Seattle and Tacoma welcome multi-billion dollar state transport package
    SEATTLE - The ports of Tacoma and Seattle applaud the Washington State Legislature's passage of a $16.2 billion transportation investment package that will benefit the state's economy by speeding the movement of cargo through the ports and freight corridors. The ports, business and community leaders have been advocating for...
  • CMA CGM plans Aug. 1 Asia-West Africa GRI
    CMA CGM has announced a general rate increase for shipments from Asia to West Africa, as trade between Japan and Nigeria, West Africa's largest economy, has exploded in the past few years. All cargo from Bangladesh, Japan and Southeast Asia destined for West Africa will see an increase of $400 per...
  • Top real estate lawyer named to Port of Oakland board
    Oakland, Calif. - Prominent real estate attorney Joan H. Story has been appointed to the Port of Oakland Board of Port Commissioners. She joins the Board July 11. The City Council July 7 appointed Ms. Story, a partner in the international law firm of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton. Mayor Libby...
  • Italy's Ancona port upgrading rail infrastructure
    The port of Ancona, Italy, is upgrading its rail-side infrastructure, work that port authority President Rodolfo Giampiero says will allow the port to accommodate longer cargo trains. The project, extending Ancona's quay sidings to some 1,968.5 feet, is expected to be completed by next year, Giampiero said. Ancona is one of the...
  • Container growth continues at China's Ningbo-Zhoushan
    Port of NingboThe Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan's growth spurt is continuing, with year-over-year growth in volume for the first six months of 2015. The port expects throughput to reach 2.2 million TEUs in fiscal 2015, a goal that seems within reach given the fact that it has recorded year-over-year increases every month...
  • NJ distribution center rents rise in tight market
    Vacancy rates for New Jersey distribution centers and warehousing have dipped below 8 percent for the first time in six years and are pushing up rents, the Cushman & Wakefield commercial real estate firm says. Average asking prices for rental of warehouse and distribution space in New Jersey were $5.73 per...
  • China port operator CMHI proposes terminal alliance
    China Merchants Holdings International, China's largest port operator on the mainland, is urging terminals along the maritime silk road to align in an effort to counter the alliances among container carriers. A terminal alliance would enhance the comparative advantages of pairing arrival and departure ports, Bai Jingtao, general manager of CMHI,...
  • Port of Itajai's existence threatened by service changes
    APMT ItajaiAPM Terminals Itajai's loss of three services, especially the ASAX/SEAS joint service to Asia, threatens not only the terminal itself, which has begun layoffs, but also the very existence of the port. The Itajai casual labor organization has said that 17 of its employees have been dismissed, more dismissals are...
  • Asia-Europe spot rates resume slide after two weeks of gains
    HONG KONG - Spot freight rates on the dismal Asia-Europe and Mediterranean trades predictably began to give up the gains made over the past two weeks as weak demand and surplus capacity continued to undermine all attempts to raise prices.The latest reading of the Shanghai Containerised Freight Index showed that...
  • Walmart adds warehouses to expand north China distribution
    HONG KONG - Walmart has opened four new warehouses in Tianjin to expand its distribution centre in northern China, the latest example of rising mainland demand for modern logistics property that is increasingly in short supply.The global retailer held an opening ceremony this week for phase II of the Walmart...
  • Asia-Europe spot rates resume slide after two weeks of gains
    HONG KONG - Spot freight rates on the dismal Asia-Europe and Mediterranean trades predictably began to give up the gains made over the past two weeks as weak demand and surplus capacity continued to undermine all attempts to raise prices.The latest reading of the Shanghai Containerised Freight Index (SCFI) showed...

TradeWindsweb site
JUNE 10, 2015
  • Indonesia seeks cash
    Bank of China hosting meetings to drum up investors for huge newbuilding programme.
  • Chinese eye ERG
    A Chinese oil and gas company is eyeing a slice of Brazilian shipbuilder Estaleiro Rio Grande (ERG).
  • Viking redraws ENI contract
    Viking Supply Ships has agreed to take a rate cut on one of its anchor handlers in exchange for an extended contract.
  • No cheer for PSV owners
    Free tonnage starting to build again as rates continue to struggle in North Sea.
  • Crisis affecting S&P?
    Crisis in Greece has led to a scaling back of sale and purchase activity, leading shipbrokers suggest.
  • Crewman lost
    A search for a missing Norwegian crewman has ended off Norway.
  • LSC denies filing
    Bulker owner Lithuanian Shipping Company (LSC) has refuted claims it has filed for insolvency after its boss left and three more ships were sold.
  • LR2s making the switch
    Lucrative Asian rates for aframaxes are luring LR2 products tankers into crude markets.
  • Maersk Supply sells oldie
    Denmark's Bjerrum Jensen takes on management of former Maersk AHTS.
  • Duo up for sale
    Broker CW Kellock is auctioning off a bulker and livestock carrier in the UK.
  • Ocean Yield pays and grows
    Ocean Yield has once again bumped up its dividend amid the expectation of further expansion at the shipowner.
  • Eco-ferry plan "silly"
    Plans by Scotland to develop a zero-emissions ferry have been dismissed as "silly" by scientists.
  • Dracopoulos hits out
    Niarchos trustee slams Greek owners for not doing enough during national crisis.
  • FOE slides into the red
    Fred Olsen Energy (FOE) has booked a second quarter loss of $327.5m, according to figures released Friday.
  • Pressing questions
    We take a look at what was said in the market over the past week.
  • Tidewater in the clear
    A World Bank tribunal has rejected Venezuela's appeal against a $46m compensation claim after it seized Tidewater's ships.
  • Bulkers drag on DNB
    Norwegian bank DNB has posted higher loan-loss impairments in the second quarter as bulker markets remained weak.
  • UK tax gains questioned
    Claims that changes to the UK non-domiciled system will result in extra tax revenue have been challenged by a leading advisory firm.
  • Technip gets downgraded
    Technip has been downgraded by analysts at BNP Paribas in the wake of its latest restructuring plans announced earlier this week.
  • Ezra wiped out in Q3
    Ezra Holdings has struggled to stay in the black in the third quarter posting a year-on-year decline of 96% in net profit.
  • BC Ferries shortlists trio
    Canada's BC Ferries has shortlisted three shipyards for its project to convert its two Spirit Class vessels to dual fuel.
  • MSC drops Tunisia again
    MSC Cruises is dropping calls in Tunisia until at least April next year in the wake of the latest round of violence.
  • Greece to hike shipping tax
    Greece's government has promised its international lenders to hike shipping taxes and to gradually remove the industry's special tax status, as part of a new bailout deal.

American Shipperweb site
JUNE 10, 2015
  • Evergreen Line takes slots on intra-Asia service
  • U.S., Switzerland align on organic produce trade
  • Executive Moves: Crowley Maritime
  • African container shipping portal releases first half report
  • Port of Necochea prepares for strike
  • Spot container rates return to 'normal'
  • Congress seeks info on MSP discussions
  • Whirlpool leases additional warehouse space in North Italy
  • PierPass Traffic Mitigation Fee increasing August 1
  • Rep. Tom Rice introduces bill to raise gas tax
  • Volvo re-ups with CEVA for U.S. customs brokerage
  • J.B. Hunt joins S&P 500 Index

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JUNE 10, 2015
  • Insolvency rumours denied by dry bulk shipping company
    Detained ship expected to continue its route, says director.
  • Greece: Bank closures hurting shortsea operators
    While ferry sector appear relativley unscathed.
  • Bunker player ready to sell stake in Singapore terminal
    Hin Leong has sent a sale memorandum to interested parties, say sources.
  • Analysts warn against abandoning Hambantota project
    Bunkering remains at a standstill.
  • Update: Vladivostok gets 'free port' status
    Bunker taxes could be lifted when bill takes effect.
  • Anaalysts warn against abandoining Hambantota project
    Bunkering remains at a standstill.
  • Unpaid bunker bill prompts Indian ship arrest
    Glander International chases $200K from ship's owners.
  • Bunker Holding gaining on WFS
    'We are very close,' Demant tells Bunkerworld.
  • New staff at Dan-Bunkering's Shanghai office
    Chloe Gu joins branch as operations assistant.
  • Trial of gas-to-liquids bunker fuel completed
    Tests were 'very first sea trial' of fuel onboard a superyacht, says Feadship.
  • BC Ferries: More time needed for LNG engine retrofit project
    Plans for vessel upgrading works pushed back by a year.
  • Hong Kong: Bunkering operations resume
    Linfa was about 200km west of Hong Kong on Friday noon.
  • Construction begins on fuel terminal in China
    Capable of producing 10 million tonnes of product annually.
  • Tankers approaching Libyan oil terminal could be seized
    For 'committing piracy'.
  • Total's new Singapore blending plant to boost lube capacity
    'State-of-the-art' facility opened its doors on July 3.

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
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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
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On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
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Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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