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July 15, 2015
Sched Netweb site
JUNE 15, 2015
  • Maersk willing to dock at Yemeni port for US$530/TEU danger pay
  • China's major ports cargo volume up 4.3pc in June to 15.9 million TEU
  • Shanghai International Port Group moves to take over Jinjiang Shipping
  • 400 dockers arrive at Oakland to clear backlogged boxes, unload extra ships
  • Customs strike 450 kilometres from Buenos Aires called off till August
  • Profits squeezed by overcapacity, weak demand, tough pricing
  • Hapag-Lloyd to deploy CSAV's new 9,324-TEU Cisnes
  • Odd bird e-commerce start-up gears up to win US$1.5 million in PE funding
  • India's richest state eyes US$16 billion push to fix Mumbai infrastructure
  • Myanmar to get $50 billion ports and logistics boost to attract manufacturers
  • New information portal says what's hot and what's/not in African shipping
  • Mainland-Hong Kong air cargo rate war threatens carrier profitability
  • Frankfurt air cargo slips 1.8pc to 1.04 million tonnes in first half
  • LATAM Airlines Group June cargo down 9.9pc as freighter capacity falls
  • Lufthansa Cargo capacity rises on bellyhold plenty, but demand falls 0.9pc

Exim Indiaweb site
JUNE 14, 2015
  • Aerosols - Classification & Danger
  • Steel imports in Q1 shoot up by 53.1 pc to 2.545 mt
  • 2014: A positive year for Port of Amsterdam
  • Cochin Port clarifies on its vessel related charges
  • Cochin Port joins deep draught club
  • Krishnapatnam Port wins 'Golden Peacock Environment Management Award'
  • Liverpool2 passes major construction milestone
  • Thermal coal imports in Q1 shoot up by 23 pc
  • VOC Port achieves new single-day handling record
  • PFT Bawal handles specialised cargo
  • Govt imposes anti-dumping duty of $ 342.76/t on phenol from South Africa
  • INR firms up against dollar on fall in crude prices
  • China's exports up 2.8 pc in June

International Transport Journalweb site
JUNE 15, 2015
  • New vehicles to speed up cargo handling
  • Gotland orders LNG ferry in China
  • Railway refurbishment in deep south
  • How much is too much?
  • Stiff fines for Skywest Airlines Aviation
  • Hearty congratulations go to Douglas G. Beck
  • Big deal for more rail solutions
  • Successful purchase
  • East-west flow continues to grow Intermodal / Strasse
  • Antwerp sets up "One belt one road" taskforce
  • Sunshine lady has to wait
  • Martin Bencher France moves to new office
  • More by rail between India and Kazakhstan
  • Mixed bag of results for H1/2015
  • Fresh blood for Tiaca
  • Spreading Royal wings wider over Saudi Arabia
  • Danish eyes turn to Greek ports Shipping
  • New guardian for pallet pooler

IHS Maritimeweb site
JUNE 14, 2015
  • Scorpio buys more tankers
    NYSE-listed Scorpio Tankers has tacked on two more newbuilding resale purchases to its already prodigious product carrier fleet. The Emanuele Lauro-led company is paying USD37 million for an MR product tanker newbuilding being built at South Korea's Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for delivery in September
  • Dynagas prices preferred stock
    NYSE-listed Dynagas LNG Partners has priced an offering of perpetual preferred equity to fund a vessel acquisition from its private sponsor. The George Prokopiou-led partnership priced the USD75 million share sale at a dividend rate of 9%. If the underwriter option is fully exercised, gross
  • Somali pirate releases raise concerns
    The release of a group of Somali pirates from Kenyan prisons has sparked concerns about where they are likely to go next. Fourteen of the 164 Somali pirates currently serving time in Kenya prisons are to be released and repatriated next month. They follow 64 others recently sent back to Somalia
  • VLGC rates rebound as ships diverted to west-of-Suez
    Rates to ship LPG on very large gas carriers rose again on 10 July as more ships were fixed to load in Algeria, west Africa, and the US Gulf. This is despite weak LPG demand in east Asia. The Baltic Exchange assessed the benchmark Gulf-Far East rate at USD135.50/tonne on 13 July, up USD1.50 from 10
  • Ningbo Marine president resigns
    Shanghai-listed Ningbo Marine announced on 13 July that its president Chu Min has resigned because of a job change. Chu has also quit as the director of strategic committee, and the board agreed that vice-president Yao Cheng will step up until a new president is selected. Born in 1956, Chu is a
  • Maersk urges Chinese ports to consolidate top slot
    A leading figure in Maersk China has praised China's port industry as the leader in the field, but has warned that some improvements are needed for it to keep that position. Jens Eskelund, senior director of Maersk China, is reported by Xinhua News Agency as telling the Maritime Silk Road
  • Italy reappoints Taranto port boss
    The Italian government has reappointed the president of Taranto port authority in a holding role ahead of the approval of national ports reform legislation that will make the authorities regional entities and reduce their number to 13. The mandate of Taranto port boss Sergio Prete is due to end
  • Tsuneishi Shipbuilding seeks tanker and box ship orders
    Japanese shipbuilder Tsuneishi Shipbuilding told IHS Maritime on 14 July it is trying to secure orders for tankers and container ships in addition to the dry bulk carriers that it specialises in. The shipbuilder confirmed it has recently won orders for six 106,000 dwt Aframax tankers that would be
  • One dead after two vessels collide
    Two general cargo ships collided in the early morning of 13 July near the Xiaoban Men channel of Zhoushan archipelago in China, leaving one dead and another missing. At 00:15 h local time on 13 July, China-flagged 4,071 dwt Wan Li 8 collided with Sierra Leone-flagged 5,287 dwt Heng Run, local
  • Nam Cheong issues $55.4m fixed-rate notes
    Singapore-listed shipbuilder Nam Cheong has issued SGD75 million (USD55.4 million) worth of 6.5%, three-year, fixed-rate notes at par under its SGD600 million multicurrency medium-term note programme. The company has appointed Malaysia-headquartered CIMB Bank, Singapore-based DBS Bank, and RHB
  • Keppel FELS wins $85m liftboat contract
    Singapore-headquartered offshore services provider Keppel FELS has won a USD85 million contract to construct a high-specification liftboat for offshore oil and gas company Crystal Heights Holdings (Crystal Heights). This latest contract is the second liftboat Keppel has been contracted to build
  • New Asia-Latin America service launched
    Taiwanese carrier Yang Ming has teamed up with Hanjin Shipping and Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) to launch a new Asia Pacific-Latin America service. Ten 4,500-5,500 teu box ships will be deployed in the South America Loop 2 service, which began on July 11. The port rotation for the service will be
  • Seoul grants compensation to 46 Sewol claimants
    Seoul has granted compensation to the 46 survivors of Sewol disaster and families of its victims. South Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries announced on 10 July that 96 Sewol-related claims, including for cargo loss and losses suffered by fishermen, had been approved. The ferry capsized

The Loadstarweb site
JUNE 14, 2015
  • AirBridgeCargo eyeing new routes as Volga-Dnepr Group sets up UK firm
  • New competition laws could consign 'the golden age' of Hong Kong port to history
  • K+N flies high on increased H1 profits from air and gains market share at sea

Marine Logweb site
JUNE 14, 2015
  • Great Lakes shipyard drydocks USCG cutter
  • Thrustmaster brown water Z-drives first with mechanical fuse
  • Bouchard christens huge ATB in New Orleans
  • Tenneco SCR gains key ABS certifications
  • American Cruise Lines reveals name of latest paddlewheeler
  • Bisso orders "same again" at Main Iron Works
  • Wärtsilä solutions chosen for Chinese super dredge
  • New offshore wind SOV design unveiled

World Wide Shipperweb site
JUNE 14, 2015
  • Everett port board taps Bergerson for Central Marina improvement project
  • Inchcape Shipping Services reports Argentina customs strike on hold
  • Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise passenger
  • Port of Port Angeles Commissioners Ok KPly remediation project contract
  • Crowley names Parker Harrison as procurement vice president

Lloyd's Listweb site
JUNE 14, 2015
  • Marchen Maersk named in Felixstowe
    Ceremony comes as the last of Maersk's 20-ship Triple-E order was delivered this month and the line announces a fleet of second-generation Triple-Es
  • Robust aframax scrapping helps limit crude tanker fleet growth
    Around 45 aframaxes sold for scrap since Jan 2013, data shows
  • Tanker players to feel Iranian impact from winter
    Increased shipping demand could be offset by more Iranian tanker capacity and a possible fall in tonne-mile demand
  • Iran nuclear deal adds more pressure to oil prices
    The prospect of an influx of Iranian oil comes when there is already oversupply in the market
  • High Court finds for OW Bunker in Pappas test case
    Contract with collapsed trader valid even though another company was physical supplier
  • Asia-Europe volumes drop in May
    But global volumes continue to track above last year's levels
  • Judgment reserved in Pappas test case on bunkers double-charging
    But High Court judge promises to hand down verdict as soon as possible on claim against OW Bunker and ING
  • Maersk calls on China to open cabotage trade and improve its port navigation
    Liner shipping connectivity is crucial for Beijing's Maritime Silk Road strategy
  • New chapter opens for Torm as tanker owner completes restructuring
    Debt reduced to $561m and new A shares to be issued on Nasdaq Copenhagen
  • Scorpio Tankers buys two at South Korean yards
    Purchases worth a total of $95m add heft to product tanker fleet
  • European forwarding giant K+N posts better earnings
    K+N reports a mild boost in profits, supported by results in its sea freight division

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JUNE 14, 2015
  • Konecranes gets order for automated RTG system for Indonesia container terminal
    Konecranes has received a repeat order for an automated RTG (ARTG) system from PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III (Pelindo III) in Indonesia. The system includes nine automated RTG cranes. It will be delivered to Terminal Petikemas Semarang (TPKS), an operational terminal in Central Java, at the end of 2016. The order...
  • Airlines in desperate need of help to do business in India
    Delhi - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for the development of a comprehensive policy for aviation aligned with the Indian Government's stated intention to make it easier to do business in India. The objective is to allow India to derive maximum social and economic benefits as its...
  • Congress winds up to kick can again on US highway bill
    WASHINGTON - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced legislation to extend federal highway funding through the end of the year to buy time to find funding and votes for the six-year long-term bill that both the GOP and Democrats want. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan...
  • R+L Carriers announces new service center
    Wilmington, Ohio - Global transportation provider R+L Carriers is pleased to announce the grand opening of the Kennesaw, Georgia (KES) Service Center. This facility will provide easy access to the I-75, I-575 and I-285 shipping corridors and will allow for Guaranteed AM delivery and Guaranteed Hourly Window delivery into regions where Expedited...
  • Gulfport cancels study of deeper channel
    The Port of Gulfport, Mississippi, has encountered a setback to its hopes of dredging a channel large enough to match the port's growth ambitions. Gulfport officials withdrew their request that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study enlarging of the port's 36-foot-deep channel to as much as 47 feet and widening...
  • US trucking companies keep more drivers, but need more
    A year of driver pay hikes may have paid off for trucking companies. The number of drivers quitting one carrier and leaving for another - called driver turnover - dropped significantly in early 2015, according to the American Trucking Associations. However, it's difficult to say exactly why more truck drivers decided to stick with their companies...
  • Port of Long Beach appoints communications director
    Noelia Rodriguez, a veteran communications executive with local and national experience, has been named to the newly-created position of director of communications at the Port of Long Beach. She will oversee the harbor department's communications, government relations and marketing divisions. Rodriguez served most recently as chief communications officer for Metro Los...
  • US highway bill's freight funding formula comes up short
    WASHINGTON - A new six-year surface transportation reauthorization bill in the U.S. includes more than a quarter-trillion dollars in infrastructure investment and designated funding for freight corridors. The formula that divvies up that funding among states, however, is intrinsically flawed, according to analysts at the Brookings Institution. Although the bill would channel funds...
  • Oakland import growth bodes well for peak season
    Port of OaklandThe Port of Oakland in June recorded its fourth straight month of growth in containerized imports since the signing of a tentative coastwide longshore contract in late February, boding well for the peak-shipping season in late summer to fall. Click to EnlargeLoaded import containers in June increased 2.6 percent...
  • Sanctions clobber Russian containerized trucking
    ST. PETERSBURG - The Russian trucking industry hauling containers is in crisis with demand plummeting because of Western sanctions on food imports and weak oil prices, but there's no help from Moscow on the way. The volume of containerized cargo hauled by Russian trucks fell by 15 percent year-over-year in the first...
  • US truckload carriers lure drivers with new trucks, technologies
    In the struggle to hire and keep truck drivers, trucking companies increasingly are using new, highly sophisticated, fuel-efficient trucks with the latest safety technology as incentives. They're also throwing in the latest "aftermarket" devices -- such as satellite televisions -- to make those drivers that do spend weeks on the road...
  • Kuehne + Nagel earnings up in second quarter
    LONDON - Kuehne + Nagel's net earnings rose 6.8 percent in the second quarter as strong growth in air freight tonnage offset lower ocean container volumes. The Swiss freight forwarding and logistics giant earned 173 francs ($183.4 million) in the three months through June compared with 162 million francs in the...
  • India's deep-sea Vizhinjam port project moves forward
    India's Kerala state authority on Monday issued a letter of intent to domestic port infrastructure developer Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone for the development of its long-planned deep-water, container transshipment terminal at Vizhinjam, paving the way for construction on the green-field site to begin by November. APSEZ's lone bid on...
  • Flat growth, rising capacity as air cargo runs out of steam
    Cathay Pacific has 13 Boeing 747-8 freighters in its fleet.HONG KONG - The air freight momentum generated by a solid first quarter has been well and truly lost with the world's market leader reporting flat growth in June and falling load factors.Cathay Pacific and its sister carrier Dragonair carried 141,136...
  • Slowing June volumes at world's top two container ports
    Port of SingaporeHONG KONG - Singapore became the second Asian hub port to declare slowing container throughput in June following weak growth reported by Shanghai last week in the run up to the peak season period from July to September.The port of Singapore handled 2.62 million 20-foot-equivalent units during June,...
  • Intra-Asia to rule global container trade
    HONG KONG - Manufacturing changes in the next 15 years will keep intra-Asia as the world's largest ocean container trade, representing 35 percent of global volumes, according to a study by the Shanghai International Shipping Institute.The regional circulation of mainly semi-finished products will change the approach and layout of manufacturing...
  • Flat growth and rising capacity as air cargo runs out of steam
    Cathay Pacific has 13 Boeing 747-8 freighters in its fleet.HONG KONG - The air freight momentum generated by a solid first quarter has been well and truly lost with the world's market leader reporting flat growth in June and falling load factors.Cathay Pacific and its sister carrier Dragonair carried 141,136...
  • Slowing June volumes at world's top two container ports
    HONG KONG - Singapore became the second Asian hub port to declare slowing container throughput in June following weak growth reported by Shanghai last week in the run up to the peak season period from July to September.The port of Singapore handled 2.62 million 20-foot containers during June, a significant...
  • Intra-Asia to rule global container trade, Shanghai institute says
    HONG KONG - Manufacturing changes in the next 15 years will keep intra-Asia as the world's largest ocean container trade, representing 35 percent of global volumes, according to a study by the Shanghai International Shipping Institute (SISI).The regional circulation of mainly semi-finished products will change the approach and layout of...
  • Carload weakness forecast to blunt US major railroads' profit growth
    The profit train U.S-based Class I railroads have been riding is slowing, resulting in expectations for solid but unspectacular profit reports for the second quarter, according to industry analysts. CSX Transportation, the first Class I railroad to report second-quarter earnings, announced Tuesday that net income rose 4.5 percent year-over-year to $553...
  • ILWU man-hours, wages rise despite stagnant West Coast volume
    A disturbing and costly trend is underway at West Coast ports where the number of man-hours paid to move containers is increasing as volume stagnates, while at the same time the hourly cost of longshore labor is also increasing. The pressure is therefore on terminal operators to increase productivity. Those terminals...
  • US spot market truck volumes rise in June
    Demand for heavy truck equipment on the U.S. spot freight market shot upward in June, increasing 9 percent from May, according to the DAT North American Freight Index. The June increase followed a 1.7 percent decline in spot market truck freight volumes from April to May, as measured by the index,...
  • CMA CGM Colombia opens new inland corridors
    CMA CGM Colombia offers, effective July 1, in addition to its maritime services, a complete inland coverage in Colombia, connecting its main ports of call to any inland destination across the country. With inland terminals in Medellin, Cali and Bogotá, and a network of 4 strategically located offices across the country,...
  • Globe Express Services appoints new CCO
    Globe Express Services has announced the appointment of Poonam Datta as its new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). The industry expert will be responsible for developing the company's global commercial strategy and building a strong team to further expand its presence in the international market. An accomplished and experienced business leader,...
  • Dollar Tree to add East Coast DC in South Carolina
    Discount retailer Dollar Tree is branching out in South Carolina, building a $104.4 million distribution center near Spartanburg, on the I-85 corridor between Charlotte and Atlanta and a short truck dray from the intermodal facilities of the South Carolina Inland Port in Greer. The construction of the 1.5-million-square-foot distribution facility follows...

TradeWindsweb site
JUNE 14, 2015
  • Pioneer goes with V
    Pankaj Khanna-led Pioneer Marine has hired V.Ships for technical management of its full operational fleet.
  • Maersk hikes box rates
    Maersk Line is increasing box rates for shipments from the Far East.
  • OW double jeopardy ruling
    An English High Court ruling has increased the likelihood of 'double jeopardy' to shipowners over payment of fuel supplied by OW Bunker, by upholding a tribunal's decision that the UK Sale of Goods Act 1979 (SOGA) did not apply.
  • FreeSeas back on track
    Nasdaq-listed FreeSeas has brought its share price back above $1 after a reverse stock split.
  • Milaha CEO steps down
    Milaha's chief executive has announced his intention to retire in September after serving for seven years as head of the diversified owner.
  • Three crew poisoned
    Three Vietnamese seafarers have died from reported gas inhalation on a cargo vessel off Malaysia.
  • Wilson takes duo
    Norway's Wilson has snapped up a duo of small bulkers from Dutch owner Vertom.
  • GMP kicks off Gener8 coverage
    GMP Securities has urged investors to buy up stock in newly quoted Gener8 Maritime, which is trading at a discount to its IPO price.
  • US yard group files
    US shipyard group Signal International has filed for bankruptcy five months after being slapped with a court fine in an alleged labour trafficking case.
  • NileDutch strikes VSA deal
    Netherlands owner NileDutch has joined a containership service between South America and Africa.
  • Hong Kong holds seven
    A Brazilian-operated platform supply vessel (PSV) was among seven ships detained in Hong Kong in June.
  • Iran impact 'neutral'
    Iran's pending return to the oil and tanker markets following the likely lifting of sanctions has received a largely positive welcome.
  • Ferry runs aground
    All passengers have been evacuated from a ferry that suffered power failure off Indonesia.
  • FMC checks ports deal
    US regulators are seeking more information on a containership cooperation agreement with US west coast terminals.
  • One dead after collision
    Another seafarer still missing following smash between general cargoships off Zhoushan.
  • Tong ups Seadrill ante
    Chinese billionaire Tong Jinquan has strengthened his position in John Fredriksen's Seadrill.
  • Dynagas Partners seeks $86m
    George Procopiou's Dynagas Partners is looking to raise over $86m from a preferred equity offering.
  • Tankers leave Ceyhan
    Nine vessels head from Turkish port after Iraq cancels crude loadings.
  • TNK stacks the shelf
    Teekay Tankers has positioned itself to sell securities worth up to $150m, according to a filling to US financial regulators.
  • Teekay aframax held
    A Teekay Tankers aframax was detained in Canada last month after being suspected of a discharge violation.
  • Icon fixes out duo
    Malaysia's Icon Offshore has announced two long-term charters for its anchor-handlers.
  • Epic closes fundraiser
    Epic Gas has completed its previously announced private placement to existing shareholders raising $50m in the process.
  • Scorpio goes shopping
    US-listed product tanker owner has picked up another couple of newbuilding resales.
  • Fennica heads for repair
    A Finnish multipurpose icebreaker damaged while on charter to Shell in Alaska is set to head to the US for repairs.

American Shipperweb site
JUNE 14, 2015
  • NEWS FLASH: FMC releases report on U.S. port congestion
  • Dollar Tree selects S.C. for massive distribution center
  • WLS: Carriers up capacity in east-west trades in advance of peak season
  • Report: Mega vessel arrival delays in Europe shorter than for all vessels on average
  • MSC changes terminals on two South America services
  • MacroPoint integrates tracking data with CarrierWeb solutions
  • Port Canaveral to break ground on new facility
  • Washington State Legislature funds key rail projects
  • Dublin Port Company's largest infrastructure project receives approval
  • BNSF Logistics acquires TTS
  • Great Lakes ore sinks in June
  • Yusen Logistics expands operations in Mexico
  • Fitch: U.S. transportation outlook 'stable' for second half 2015
  • Mass. court rules carriers can't be compelled to make drivers employees
  • Hanjin containership disabled off North Carolina

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JUNE 14, 2015
  • Evergas names pair of new dual-fuel LNG carriers
    Vessels can transport ethane, LPG and LNG.
  • Owners lose out in OW court case
    Judge finds that bunker contract remains valid.
  • More detail on EU support for DFDS projects
    Four ECA routes, six scrubber installations and seven ports are beneficiaries, two bigger projects turned down.
  • Stena gains EU funding for scrubbers
    But application for developing LNG bunker supply infrastructure in Baltic turned down.
  • Endofa recruits trading manager
    New hire Peter Grunwaldt has shipping and bunkering background.
  • Singapore bunker conference for September
    Will cover regional market developments.
  • Japan: Bonded bunker sales down
    Volumes fall on month and on year, data shows.
  • Cold ironing arrives at Chinese port
    Move part-funded by local government.
  • Courts reach opposite conclusions in OW 'interpleader' cases
    Conflicting outcomes shows level of complexity of case, says Reed Smith.
  • Asian shipping firm adds to fleet
    In fuel-saving move.
  • Chinese port opens first shorepower connection
    System to cut GHG emissions by over 2,100 mt per year.
  • Brightoil founder increases ownership in firm
    Total of value of transaction at $2.34 million.
  • Courts reach opposite conclusions on OW Bunker case
    Conflicting outcomes shows level of difficulty and complexity of case, explains Reed Smith.
  • Asian shipping firm in fuel-saving move
    Company to add three vessels to fleet this year.
  • Klaipeda LNG reloading station project receives EU funding
    Receives $6.6 million in financial support.
  • Quebec commissions 'first North American LNG-fuelled ferry'
    Vessel is first of three LNG-powered ferries.

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FROM THE HOME PAGE
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
SAILING LIST
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
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
››› 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
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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