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July 14, 2015
Sched Netweb site
JUNE 14, 2015
  • CSCL orders 14,000-TEU ships bound for Asia-US east coast service
  • 24/7 unmanned terminal operations debut in Sydney and Brisbane: Kalmar
  • LA-LB truck turn times back to 'normal', but nothing like they were in 2011
  • Ningbo-Zhoushan port first half container volume up 9pc to 10.5 million TEU
  • Buenos Aires' major port of Necochea braces for customs officers pay strike
  • Daylight hour bunker operations only at Cape Town's Eastern Mole
  • Total's biggest Asia Pacific marine lubricant blending plant opens in Singapore
  • APL ranked No 1 in improving box schedule reliability in May
  • Diana containership wins timecharter extension, redelivery payback
  • Worldwide sea crime up 22pc in first half, spikes in southeast Asia: Dryad
  • Maersk to deploy 2,357-TEU Mia Schulte on its Far East-Alaska service
  • CaroTrans resumes Rotterdam/Antwerp to US west coast service
  • Shippers look to air freight to avoid extended cross-Channel blockages
  • IAG set to complete takeover of Aer Lingus and gain use of Dublin airport
  • First companies ready to sign up for leases at Trinidad Piarco AeroPark

Exim Indiaweb site
JUNE 13, 2015
  • APM Terminals Jacksonville ends lease
  • CaroTrans resumes Rotterdam/Antwerp to Los Angeles import service
  • DP World & Emirates Shipping Line launch Galex service from ICTT
  • NYK & MTI develop electronic UMS check system
  • SCFI's Asia-North Europe spot rates fall again
  • Seaways Africa Logistics handles project cargo to Hawange in Zimbabwe
  • TT Club urges immediate action on box weighing
  • HAROPA enhances its rail connections
  • Kerala govt hands over LoI to APSEZ for developing Vizhinjam Port
  • Ministry of Shipping to consolidate pension of retired Major Port employees
  • Report brings out performance, trends & challenges in African ports
  • Gateway Rail Freight to set up fourth ICD
  • MSRDC to raise funds for road development
  • Industrial output growth shows moderate gain of 2.7 pc in May
  • Maharashtra to spend $16 bn in 5-6 years to restore stalled infra projects: Fadnavis
  • NRL to build 450 km pipeline to Manipur for exporting fuel to Myanmar
  • Online payment through credit/debit cards will ease procedure & reduce transaction cost & time, says Fieo President

International Transport Journalweb site
JUNE 14, 2015
  • CSCL starts Baltic feeder
  • EU opening purse strings for Germany
  • Hazmat regulation breach costs hard-earned cash
  • And from Wincanton to Suttons
  • Gen up on cargo location with Coyne app
  • Makeover for Turkish terminal
  • Reinstating rail link in UK Midlands
  • Prime site in Stuttgart goes to Goodman Forwarding & Logistics
  • Winds of change blow from Serco to Wincanton People / Company
  • Grimaldi keeps ro-ro cargo rolling
  • Stepping up commitment to the railway
  • Ural opening second new Georgia - Russia route
  • Whirlpool takes up space in Italy
  • High level promotion at High Road
  • Ryanair OKs Aer Lingus flight to IAG
  • Seafarers' rights to improve
  • More rail connections to French ports

IHS Maritimeweb site
JUNE 13, 2015
  • Businesses back expressway to ease Manila congestion
    The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) has expressed support for a proposed elevated expressway, hoping it will head off another congestion crisis at Manila port. "Our membership is concerned over the repeat of the 2014 port congestion that resulted in business losses amounting to
  • DSME on course for sale of golf subsidiary
    South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has announced that it is moving ahead with the sale of its golf course operating subsidiary, FLC. In a filing to the Korea Exchange 13 July, the country's third-biggest shipbuilder said, "We're in the midst of selling FLC in
  • SIPG to acquire 79.2% of Jinjiang Shipping for USD313.2 million
    Shanghai-listed Shanghai International Port (Group) (SIPG) plans to acquire 79.2% of Shanghai Jinjiang Shipping (Group) for as much as CNY1.9 billion (USD313.2 million). SIPG will acquire the stake from Shanghai International Group and Shanghai Jiushi Corporation, a stock filing of SIPG said today.
  • China ship orders slumped 72.6% y/y in 1H15
    Orders at Chinese shipyards slumped 72.6% year-on-year to 11.19 million dwt in the first six months of 2015, a China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on 13 July. New orders for sea-going vessels totalled 4.13 million compound gross tonnage (CGT) during the same period,
  • China's iron ore price slumped 17% in two weeks
    Chinese iron ore prices have fallen by 17% in the last two weeks, as iron ore futures price stood at CNY364.50 (USD58.70) per tonne on the Dalian Commodity Exchange as of 10 July. Price of iron ore 62% Fe delivered to Qingdao dropped 10% to USD44.59/tonne on 8 July, according to Metal Bulletin,
  • Filipino lawmaker calls for lower no-sail duration in bad weather
    A Filipino lawmaker is urging an easing of the no-sail rule for ships, from 36 hours to 24 hours, during bad weather. Representative Rene L. Relampagos (1st District, Bohol) filed a resolution 13 July urging the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) to review the Philippine Coast
  • Court rules against Australian sailors' sit-in
    Australia's Fairwork Commission has ruled in favour of Teekay Shipping that crew on board the Caltex-chartered tanker Alexander Spirit must sail to Singapore. The tanker had been carrying fuel on the Australian coast, but will now be replaced by international ships carrying fuel imports into
  • JES' ex-CEO disputes resignation
    Embattled Singapore-listed Chinese shipbuilder JES International has entered into another legal row over the resignation of its former chief executive officer Jin Xin. "The company has since received a letter from law firm Colin Ng & Partners who is writing on behalf of Mr Jin Xin, dated 2 July
  • Box ship catches fire off Japan
    A container ship burst into flames on 12 July in waters off Japan. The 1999-built Kamala, a 2,011teu ship, had just set sail from Okpo when it caught fire some 220 miles west of Kuchinoshima in the East China Sea around midnight that day. The Japan Coast Guard took action after receiving a
  • Lianyungang Port Group confident on Valemax access by 2017
    China's Lianyungang Port Group, the largest operator of the port of Lianyungang, showed confidence that it would be granted permission by China's Ministry of Transport (MOT) to be docked by 400,000 dwt class ore carriers, or Valemaxes, in about two years. Lianyungang Port Group will secure the
  • Vallianz wins contract worth up USD300 million in the Middle East
    Singapore-listed offshore oilfield services provider, Vallianz Holdings (Vallianz) has been awarded a contract win worth up to USD300 million to supply two self-elevating platforms in the Middle East. The contract win marked the first time that Vallianz entered long-term charter agreement in
  • Astomos Energy and ENEOS Globe to cooperate in LPG sphere
    Japanese LPG importers Astomos Energy and ENEOS Globe have allied in an arrangement that could expand their operations of very large gas carriers (VLGCs). The cooperation between Astomos Energy and ENEOS Globe, announced on 6 July, aims to realise synergy in LPG procurement, imports and shipping.
  • Samsung HI hit by another deferment
    Yet another customer has sought to delay the delivery of a drillship at Samsung Heavy Industries. South Korea's second biggest shipbuilder said in a Korea Exchange filing on 10 July that a European customer had asked to delay the delivery of the drillship from 15 August 2015 to 28 February 2017.
  • Japan escorts 12 commercial ships off Somalia in June
    Japan's Self-Defense Forces (SDF) vessels escorted 12 commercial ships in the waters of the Gulf of Aden off Somalia in June to protect them against pirate attacks, the Japanese transport ministry said on 10 July. The 12 commercial ships escorted by the SDF vessels on eight occasions under Japan's
  • Yokohama's cargo traffic tumbles in April
    Yokohama port in Japan saw its cargo traffic plunge 9.8% in April from a year earlier to 9.487 million tonnes as both foreign and domestic trade sank, according to preliminary figures released by the Yokohama municipal government. Of the 9.487 million tonnes, 6.257 million tonnes came from foreign

The Loadstarweb site
JUNE 13, 2015
  • Air cargo rate wars squeeze margins, with Chinese carriers grabbing market share
  • Drewry: 'Grabbing cargo at any price will lead to carriers destroying the market'
  • Fear of anticompetitive behaviour spurs FMC to act on carrier-terminal data-share

Marine Logweb site
JUNE 13, 2015
  • Cruise industry appoints its first American female captain
  • ClassNK releases new version of PrimeShip-HULL
  • Horizon delivers third 80 ft towboat to FMC
  • Made in Michigan ferry christened in Mackinaw City
  • Keppel FELS wins $85 million liftboat contract
  • LR: Time to apply for BWMS extension is now

World Wide Shipperweb site
JUNE 13, 2015
  • Ports of Seattle, Tacoma pleased with passage of new transportation package
  • Port of Camas-Washougal Oks sale of first Steigerwald Commerce Center lot
  • Ceremony marks command change at Coast Guard Station Umpqua River
  • Port of Everett places RFQ for Waterfront Place project
  • Maersk Line inks contract for nine 14,000 TEU box ships

Lloyd's Listweb site
JUNE 13, 2015
  • China Shipping Development expects fivefold increase in first-half net profits
    Tanker and bulker arm of CSG rides on bullish oil shipping rates, lower tax and expenses
  • Time is ripe for deals in LNG shipping
    In a market downturn, the strong stalk prey and the weak look to survive
  • Lloyd's List global awards 2015 finalists revealed
    Finalist line-up reveals a stellar cast of the industry's most innovative and outstanding companies
  • Vopak mulls sale of UK terminals
    Dutch terminal operator continues divestment of assets in developed nations
  • Tanker Investments must wait a little longer for its six suezmaxes
    With asset play the focus, those six will eventually be sold anyway
  • Shanghai's port operator takes equity in intra-Asia box carrier
    SIPG is to buy a 79.2% stake in Shanghai Jinjiang Shipping for $310m
  • First cargo is being shipped from Queensland Curtis' train two
    Maran Gas Posidonia scheduled to arrive in China in 10 days
  • RBS to finally bail out from Greek shipping
    UPDATED: Piraeus winding-down is set to spark a shake-up, even though many saw it coming
  • China's Mingde seeks new restructuring investors
    Shipbuilder says being in the shipping industry is an advantage but not a necessity
  • Odfjell loses head of tankers
    Departure of Morten Nystad marks latest change in management shake-up
  • Qatar Bank and Nakilat move to boost 'Qatar LNG Inc'
    The two Qatari institutions agree to encourage smaller local companies to enter maritime industry
  • China Ocean Shipbuilding mulling diversification into energy sales
    Possible deal with Hong Kong energy investor to sell oil and gas in China
  • Navig8 Product Tankers makes sale and leaseback deals worth $492m
    Agreements with Chinese and Norwegian owners complete funding for newbuilding programme without need to raise new equity
  • The doctors' dilemma
    Just as obesity has become almost endemic among people today, the shipping industry has inflicted corporate obesity on itself by failing to curb its constant desire for new ships

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JUNE 13, 2015
  • Construction on Mombasa's second container terminal delayed
    Construction on phase two of Mombasa's second container terminal with a capacity of 450,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units has been held up by funding hurdles. The Kenyan government has not yet officially approved the $2.6 million loan agreement with Japan International Cooperation Agency needed to begin the second phase of construction, according to...
  • Cleveland-Antwerp container service takes wing
    Port of ClevelandA niche liner service linking Europe with the Great Lakes port of Cleveland has quadrupled its container volume since adding a second monthly sailing, and port officials say the fledgling operation is starting to catch on. "We're very happy with how it is going, and we see room for...
  • Philippines pressed to fast-track expressway to port
    Port of ManilaAfter months of congestion that crippled the port of Manila and hurt shippers using the facility in 2014 and 2015, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry is pushing for the construction of an elevated expressway to forestall another crisis. The chronic congestion that defined the port through most...
  • Indian government approves new inland container depot
    Gateway Distriparks Ltd., India's leading port-based logistics provider, has received government approvals for the construction of a new inland container depot facility at Viramgam, near Ahmedabad in Gujarat State, allowing hinterland shippers improved rail access to the country's western gateway ports. "This will be a terminal on the confluence point of...
  • Plastic pallets could ease blow of new regulations on cold chain
    The heat is on for the cold supply chain industry as it prepares for the roll-out of new, more stringent federal regulations this fall. Now an Israeli company may have a solution to at least one of the challenges the industry will face when the Food and Drug Administration hands...
  • New CEO to keep USA Trucking rolling toward profits
    USA Truck is changing CEOs, but not the strategies that helped the carrier return to profit last year. John Simone, the CEO who in the last two years returned struggling truckload carrier USA Truck to profitability, retired last week to focus on improving his health. USA Truck's board of directors chose...
  • Plaintiffs in air cargo price-fixing suit awarded class-action status
    Shippers seeking damages from cargo airlines accused of price-fixing have been granted class-action status, allowing hundreds of thousands of people to seek damages against the airlines. The class-action status will apply to any shipper who used the air freight services of a number of companies from Jan. 1, 2000, to Sept....
  • Greek bailout to hit ports, shipping
    Cosco Terminal, Port of PiraeusLONDON - The bailout deal Greece struck with its creditors in the early hours of this morning in Brussels will have a major impact on the beleaguered nation's shipping industry and its ports. Any remaining doubts over the sale of the state's 67 percent stakes in the...
  • Container ship catches fire between South Korea and Japan
    The container ship Kamala caught fire in the East China Sea over the weekend. The 2,011 twenty-foot-equivalent unit capacity, Liberia-flag ship was carrying 23 crew and 796 TEUs when a fire broke out in one of the containers shortly around midnight July 12, shortly after setting sail from Okpo, South Korea. The...
  • Scale of China's trade strategy begins to emerge
    DHL is one of several logistics operators that have established weekly rail freight services between China and Europe.HONG KONG - The benefits for containerized trade have not yet been clearly spelled out in China's One Belt, One Road plan, but the scale of the initiative and the economic figures involved...
  • India toys with cabotage reform
    Port of MumbaiThe government of India is considering changes to its cabotage law to temporarily allow foreign-owned and operated ships to move domestic cargo between ports on the country's east coast in an effort to drive up the region's container volumes and reduce congestion plaguing its west coast ports. A breakdown...
  • Maersk sees smooth Suez sailing as canal readies for August opening
    This image was from a promotional Suez Canal Auuthority video.HONG KONG - The world's largest container carrier does not expect any disruptions as the Suez Canal races to meet its August 6 opening deadline for the expanded waterway that is a critical link on the Asia-Europe and Mediterranean trades.Maersk Line...
  • Load factor fears behind rate-destroying liner actions
    Carrier profitability eroded as lines force down rates in fight over market share, Drewry tells carriers.HONG KONG - Average east-west load factors of 86 percent should not automatically be considered a disaster, yet it has had the effect of making container lines completely forget about any rational pricing strategies and...
  • Potato waste project set to grow Australia's Asia exports
    HONG KONG - The South Australian potato industry has embarked on a state-funded waste-reduction project that could save growers millions of dollars while boosting exports to China, India and Indonesia.Funding of $75,000 from the state's Advanced Food Manufacturing (AFM) grant program will enable the industry to use potatoes that are...
  • Scale of China's trade strategy begins to emerge
    DHL is one of several logistics operators that have established weekly rail freight services between China and Europe.HONG KONG - The benefits for containerized trade have not yet been clearly spelled out in China's One Belt, One Road plan, but the scale of the initiative and the economic figures involved...
  • New IMO leader must lead by listening
    It was a secret ballot, but the decision of the 40-strong International Maritime Organization Council was clear: Lim Ki-tack will be the next secretary-general of the IMO, if the IMO Assembly gives its approval in November. The president of Busan Port Authority is no stranger to Albert Embankment in London: he...

TradeWindsweb site
JUNE 13, 2015
  • Torm completes restructuring
    Torm has completed a restructuring deal that will see US private equity giant Oaktree Capital Management take control of the Danish products tanker owner.
  • ADM sues over grain cargo
    An affiliate of Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has secured a court order seizing a bulker's cargo in Louisiana after its buyer failed to deliver a letter of credit required in the transaction.
  • Dynagas LNG preps offering
    Dynagas LNG Partners has filed papers to issue preferred shares to buy an LNG carrier from its Greek parent company.
  • Belships charters newbuild
    Norway's Belships has secured employment for ta newbuilding slated for delivery this year.
  • Vela VLCCs boost Bahri
    Saudi Arabian tanker owner Bahri has posted stronger earnings in the second quarter as its fleet grew.
  • Shares follow ships
    Ocean Yield's top executives have picked up shares in the company on the same day as it entered a second sale-and-leaseback deal with Navig8.
  • 2Go eyes trio
    Philippines ferry owner 2Go Group is lining up new vessel acquisitions worth PHP 700m ($15.5m).
  • Diana panamaxes fixed
    Diana Shipping has secured period work for two of its vessels at a time when the dry cargo market continues to push year-to-date highs.
  • India extends guard's stay
    A ship guard is to stay in Italy for another six months ahead of his murder trial in India in a 2012 shooting case.
  • RBS selling Greek loans?
    Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is putting its $5bn portfolio of Greek shipping loans up for sale, it is claimed.
  • Trafigura takes trio
    Trafigura has emerged as the charterer of a trio of tankers from Singapore's First Ship Lease.
  • Keppel lands $85m order
    Singaporean shipbuilder wins contract from Crystal Heights to build second liftboat in a year.
  • Captain kept quiet
    Carisbrooke master tried to conceal Spanish grounding six days after vessel hit Kiel Canal lock.
  • Dry demo helps counter arrivals
    A rush of ships to the breakers beaches in the first half of this year has helped offset nearly half of newbuilding capacity coming into the world fleet, Clarksons Research Services says.
  • Boxship catches fire
    A fire broke out on a boxship at the Fraser Surrey Docks, off Vancouver, Canada, on Sunday morning.
  • Naikai wins ferry deal
    Japanese yard books order for ro-pax from domestic operator Nishinihon Miyajima.
  • Nystad exits Odfjell
    Odfjell Tankers' boss Morten Nystad has become the latest high-ranking executive to exit the Norwegian group.
  • SIPG makes boxship move
    Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) is buying the 13-strong containership fleet of Jinjiang Shipping.
  • CSDC earnings to jump
    China Shipping Development Co (CSDC) is expecting a big spike in net profit in the first half from stronger markets.
  • Bosxhip catches fire
    A fire broke out on a boxship at the Fraser Surrey Docks, off Vancouver, Canada, on Sunday morning.
  • TIL waits on suezmax sextet
    Oslo-listed owner confirms third quarter arrival for tankers bought from George Economou.
  • No leak from boxship
    Thai marine officials have found no oil leaks from the grounded boxship Sinaran Andaman off Phuket.
  • BG Group ships Oz gas
    Maran Gas Maritime vessel loads first LNG cargo from Train 2 at Queensland Curtis LNG.
  • Jin denies quitting JES
    Chinese shipbuilder JES International Holdings has refuted a claim by former CEO Jin Xin that he did not quit in March.
  • Seven into One
    Norway's Subsea 7 is teaming up with a Cameron and Schlumberger company for global operations.
  • Vallianz builds backlog
    Vallianz Holdings has secured charters for two self-elevated platforms in the Middle East in deals worth a total of $300m.
  • Sales net Navig8 $500m
    Nicolas Busch-led product tanker outfit teams with Ocean Yield and Chinese shipbuilder.
  • Lauritzen eyes cape sale
    Lauritzen Bulkers has wasted little time hoisting the for sale sign above one of their last capesizes.

American Shipperweb site
JUNE 13, 2015
  • GRI roundup: Maersk Line, CMA CGM, UASC, MOL, CSCL and "K" Line
  • Port of Necochea strike update
  • Trucking index down on easing of capacity tightness
  • Washington state legislature passes transportation package
  • MSC extends coverage to Ceuta
  • FAA bags hazmat shipment during luggage screening
  • Stena Line expands operations at Port of Rotterdam
  • U.S., UK customs authorities enhance partnership to stop illegal vehicle imports
  • Swiss companies partner with Matternet to test logistics drones
  • APMT looks to purchase two Greek ports
  • Oracle expands cloud quote-to-cash capabilities
  • Court ruling paves way for trial over air cargo price fixing

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JUNE 13, 2015
  • Gunvor sells stake in Baltic oil terminal
    Sold to a Russian industrialist.
  • Residual fuel oil demand 'continues to decrease'
    Fuel oil industry has 'not caught a break this year and may not for the rest of 2015', says Poten & Partners.
  • DNV GL: Retrofits make economic sense
    Even at a lower bunker price.
  • Contango narrows in Singapore
    Fuel oil markets and lack of resupply moving market.
  • Energy sector holds opportunities, says Singapore firm
    Singapore-listed entity looks to grow in sector.
  • Hambantota port seeks bunkering advice
    New arrangements coming in the next few months, say media reports.
  • EU funding for DFDS projects
    Will partly pay for scrubbers on vessels operating in ECAs.
  • Energy sector holds opportunties, says Singapore firm
    Singapore-listed entity looks to grow in sector.
  • Singapore: Monthly bunker sales up on year
    LSMGO sales tripled over the year.
  • Vopak's UK assets to be sold
    Swedish assets offloaded in June.
  • Dutch bank targets ship over unpaid bunker bills
    Detained ship belongs to Middle East shipping company.
  • Bahri vessel targeted for OW Bunker claims
    ING seeking $5.77 million in unpaid bunker claims, says report.
  • Singapore firm to expand beyond energy trading business
    Company rebrands and hires new CEO as part of process.
  • Demant: Would we do it again? No!
    Bunker Holding has benefitted from OW's demise but wants to make sure it does not make the same mistakes.
  • New facility starts supply of bunker, fuel treatment devices
    Device claims to increase fuel efficiency.
  • Chinese firm confirms fuel-efficient tanker orders
    Vessels acquired from Greece-based company.
  • New barge for Energy Petrol
    'We achieved 20% growth in first half of 2015,' says Turkish supplier.
  • BC Ferries: Construction of third LNG-fuelled ferry underway
    Steel cutting has already taken place, says firm.
  • Unique fuel-saving tech 'not easy' to introduce
    Due to conservative nature of shipping industry, says CEO.

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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
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
DATABASE
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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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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