testata inforMARE
15 July 2024 - Year XXVIII
Independent journal on economy and transport policy
20:31 GMT+2
July 17, 2015
Sched Netweb site
JUNE 17, 2015
  • Hong Kong port down 12.9pc in June to 1.7 million TEU, Singapore down 7.8pc
  • No sign of peak season space shortage as rates remain low
  • UN makes Libyan deal, ISIL falls back, 30 warships crowd Yemeni coast
  • CSX quarterly profit up 4.5pc to US$553 million as revenue falls 4.5pc
  • India sees economic slowdown in EU bringing freight rates crashing down
  • China Shipping, Cosco rely on parent companies bail out sinking stock
  • Forwarders catch legal liability for providing verifiable box weights
  • CEVA extends customs brokerage to Volvo in North America for 2 more years
  • Paris MOU ship inspections increase 9pc for first time since 2011
  • Rethinking engine maintenance means ships suffer less downtime: Watsila
  • Shifting cargo caused 2013 crash at Afghan air base killing all 7 crew
  • Brussels first half air cargo up 10pc to 245,000 tonnes, rises 16pc in June
  • Tobruk blocs Tripoli seizure of private Libyan jets stranded in Malta
  • E-commerce spawns boom in narrow body, multi-stop air freighters

Exim Indiaweb site
JUNE 16, 2015
  • MSC extends Australia Express service to North Europe
  • NYK to jointly participate in Stones ultra deep-water oil & gas project in Gulf of Mexico
  • Shreyas Shipping & Logistics acquires two more containerships, taking fleet strength to eight
  • Vegetable oil imports increase by 15 pc in June
  • APSEZ receives 'Letter of Award' for Vizhinjam port project in Kerala
  • Navis N4 Terminal Operating System & 'Intelligent' AutoGates open at Port of Liverpool
  • AP to go for $500 m credit from ADB for Chennai-Vizag Industrial Corridor
  • Govt should engage with stakeholders, reintroduce interest subvention & support export marketing to steer exports, says Fieo President
  • INR falls sharply on heavy dollar selling

International Transport Journalweb site
JUNE 17, 2015
  • Going through a restructuring process Aviation
  • A Hamburg-Singapore connection Shipping
  • Collecting pharma certification worldwide
  • US laurels for Indian entrepreneur
  • Cargo handler digging in deeper in Austria
  • Losing weight to green up
  • Fostering race track from China
  • A great Kate for Duluth
  • Over a gross of 7 t vans replacing trucks Intermodal / Strasse
  • A hearty "prost" to Munich's third runway
  • Where were the boxes in June?
  • Three cheers: first anniversary and volumes up
  • GSF tables twelve month appraisal
  • Jan de Rijk assists Xiamen Airlines in Europe
  • From Coca Cola to Domino's Pizza
  • First Ospreys to be operated outside the US
  • Wtransnet sets up private freight exchange
  • Infringing EU antitrust rules costs a bomb
  • Struggling along till 2018
  • Arkas Egypt represents DAL
  • Shipbuilder in choppy waters

IHS Maritimeweb site
JUNE 16, 2015
  • Fercam starts second ro-ro service to Tunisia
    Italian logistics provider Fercam has started a second service to Tunisia to supplement its well-established ro-ro service from Genoa. The twice-weekly ro-ro service will start from Livorno and call at Civitavecchia and Salerno before heading for Tunis. It will use vessels belonging to Grimaldi and
  • China's soyabean imports rise 26.6% y/y in June
    China has imported 8.09 million tonnes of soyabean in June, up 26.6% from 2014 and 32% from May, according to data released by customs on 14 July. The country has imported a total of 35.16 million tonnes of soyabean for the period of January to June, rising 2.8% year on year (y/y), and the value
  • ReCAAP ISC posts 18% rise of incidents in 1H15
    Singapore-headquartered anti-piracy organisation ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ReCAAP ISC) has recorded 106 piracy incidents in Southeast Asia in the first half of 2015 (1H15), an increase of 18% year on year. Out of the 106 incidents, six cases were classified as attempted incidents, while
  • ZPMC clinches $700m port machinery order from DP World
    Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has won a USD700 million order from DP World to supply port machineries for the company's automated container terminal in Dubai. The order mainly covers quay cranes and rail cranes, which are scheduled to be delivered in phases within three years, a
  • Singapore to address shortage of marine engineers
    The Singapore Maritime Officers' Union (SMOU) has introduced a new programme to encourage Singaporeans to pursue careers as marine engineers. Having worked for years to address the shortage of Singaporean seafarers, the SMOU and its training arm, Wavelink Maritime Institute, will team up with the
  • Distressed asset specialist keen to buy Daebo's debts
    A specialist in distressed assets has expressed interest in buying over some debts of troubled South Korean dry bulk shipping outfit Daebo International Shipping. Robert Southey, co-founder of UK-based Trench Capital Partners, told IHS Maritime that his firm is contacting as many of Daebo's

The Loadstarweb site
JUNE 16, 2015
  • €50m fine for forwarders that 'hijacked' rail freight services by forming a cartel
  • Bailout agreement could help ailing Greek supply chains back to business as usual
  • How to solve port congestion the biggest question facing global trade, says FMC

Marine Logweb site
JUNE 16, 2015
  • Cunard's doggy guests get their fire hydrant back
  • Hyundai Heavy to put ships on "Internet of Things"
  • NSC 5 sails away from Ingalls
  • American Club makes promotions and appointments
  • Time running out for many product tankers to carry biofuels
  • Aker Philly to change name, sell shipping assets

World Wide Shipperweb site
JUNE 16, 2015
  • Port of Portland names new PDX fire chief, port police chief
  • Port of Los Angeles sees drop in cargo volumes for June
  • NYK Line chip carrier rescues nine fishermen
  • US rail freight traffic numbers come up short during week
  • Repair work to two ferries forces WSF to change lineup

Lloyd's Listweb site
JUNE 16, 2015
  • Schoeller steps down from Steamship board
  • Europe-US gasoline trade approaches record spot rate high
    Earnings moving closer to $36,000 per day peak amid high demand for gasoline cargoes
  • Canada wins more traffic from US rivals
    Traffic from Asia returns to the Pacific coast after US west coast dispute is resolved, but heads north to Canada
  • How can eight product tankers fetch $1bn?
    Aker Philadelphia Shipyard values its tankers at a significantly higher price than non-Jones Act vessels
  • Force majeure still in place at Ras Lanuf
    Internationally recognised government threatens to detain vessels calling at Libyan oil port
  • Migrant rescue guidelines updated
    But governments still need to take on responsibilities, trade associations argue
  • No respite for west coast ports
    June throughput figures show decline
  • CMA CGM boosts West Africa service
    EURAF 4 loop will make additional Mediterranean port calls, adding Malta, Livorno, Genoa, Fos-sur-Mer, Barcelona and Valencia
  • London P&I hits $3.2m deficit after heavy claims year
    14 casualties topped $1m mark, with two falling on IG pool
  • Single windows: customs turf war ends in major own goal for Europe
    System designed to simplify maritime trade has created an 'administrative nightmare'
  • Aker Philadelphia Shipyard divests $1bn shipping assets
    Move to streamline company and create shareholder value
  • Rio Tinto boosts Australian exports
    The mining behemoth is looking to maximise asset efficiency after reporting strong quarterly and half-yearly exports
  • DSME hands Songa Offshore an arbitration notice
    Move appears to be connected with recouping losses associated with construction of four semi-submersibles at South Korean yard

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JUNE 16, 2015
  • Acquisition enhances UPS's luxury item shipping business
    UPS expanded the insurance and logistics services it offers shippers of high-value cargo such as jewelry by acquiring Insured Parcel Services from G4S, a global integrated security company. The IPS purchase, made by UPS Capital, follows the acquisition of Parcel Pro, a logistics provider specializing in high-value goods such as jewelry...
  • 'Working together is key to improving supply chain', says GSF report
    'Working together is key to improving the transport and logistics supply chain' is the headline message from the 2015 Global Shippers' Forum (GSF) Annual Report. As the GSF concludes its first financial trading year 2014-15, its Annual Report reflects on the achievements of the past 12 months including how it has...
  • A.N. Deringer, Inc. Extends Commitment to CargoSphere Rate Technology
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina - CargoSphere, the leading, cloud-based global rate management solution, featuring confidential Rate Mesh, today announces that longstanding client, A.N. Deringer, Inc., a well-established Customs House Broker (CHB) and global freight forwarder (FF), recently renewed their commitment to the CargoSphere rate technology platform. By extending their business...
  • Hactl passes GDP annual audit
    Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) - Hong Kong's largest cargo handler - has successfully passed its World Health Organisation (WHO) Good Distribution Practices (GDP) annual surveillance audit. The audit is required in order to maintain GDP accreditation. Hactl achieved GDP accreditation - covering the provision of handling, logistics and...
  • Dennis Daggett in line for ILA's No. 2 post
    Dennis A. Daggett, son of International Longshoremen's Association President Harold Daggett, is expected to win election next week to the union's second-ranking office. As executive vice president, the younger Daggett is seen as a likely eventual successor to his father, who will seek a second four-year term at the ILA's quadrennial...
  • MSC tests the Iranian waters
    Mediterranean Shipping Co. is testing the waters in Iran as it appears more likely United Nations sanctions will be lifted as part of a new nuclear agreement between the West and the pariah state. Even before the tentative deal was announced earlier this week, World Trade Services, a sister product of...
  • Marseille Fos container volume grows as port expands
    Port of Marseille FosThe French port of Marseille Fos is off to a strong start in 2015, with overall cargo volumes up 6 percent and containerized traffic at the deep-sea port up 10 percent. In the first half of 2015, the port saw its overall volume of 20-foot-equivalent units grow 8...
  • CMA CGM strengthens Med-West Africa service
    CMA CGM is beefing its Mediterranean to West Africa service less than a week after announcing a general rate increase from East Asia to West Africa, suggesting that container volumes in the region are growing. Effective July 18, the EURAF 4 service will gain six new calls, bringing the total to...
  • Industrial European shippers gain access to CEVA spare parts hub
    European shippers needing industrial spare parts to prevent the stalling of production lines will be able to take advantage of a new global distribution hub. CEVA Logistics new 129,000 square foot facility in Born, the Netherlands, has 28,000 bin locations, 32,000 square feet of floor storage and a 108,000 square foot...
  • Senate to consider US port productivity bill
    WASHINGTON - A U.S. Senate committee Wednesday voted to send new legislation requiring U.S. ports to provide monthly productivity reports to the federal government to the Senate floor. The bill, an effort to avoid a repeat of the crippling congestion that plagued West Coast ports earlier this year, sparked a partisan...
  • US freight shipments slow, shipper spending rises in June
    Freight shipments within the U.S. slowed in June, rising only 0.2 percent from May, after climbing 2.3 percent that month, according to the latest Cass Freight Index. Freight payments by shippers rose 2.4 percent last month, compared with 1.5 percent and 1.6 percent in May and April. Shipments and expenditures are down...
  • Improving Supply Chain Data: Technology Innovations in Transportation with Madison Jordan
    DDC FPO's Madison Jordan discusses ways all companies can reduce errors and gain better data, as well as tips on working successfully with a technology partner. DDC FPO processes 135,000 bills of lading each night and 20 percent of all less-than-truckload bills in the U.S. For more podcasts and editorial...
  • Five-month highway stopgap heads to US Senate after House passage
    WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives has passed an $8 billion measure to extend federal highway funding through the end of the year. It's enough time, Republicans say, to find a long-term solution for the Highway Trust Fund's chronic shortfalls. The 312-119 vote Wednesday will leave the next move in the...
  • Moving Outside the Firewall: Technology Innovations in Transportation with Scott Nelson
    Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett interviews Trax Technologies' Founder Scott Nelson, a pioneer in automated freight processing, on where the evolution of technology will next bring transportation and logistics services. Nelson also gives advice on focusing on the right problem, improving data in-house, and increasing its usefulness. ...
  • US transport job openings spike 59 percent, but hiring lags
    Moderate second-quarter economic growth in the U.S. is generating strong demand for transportation workers, from truck drivers to receiving coordinators to warehouse laborers. Employers are having a tough time finding workers willing to take those jobs. At the end of May, there were 100,000 more job openings at U.S. transportation, warehousing...
  • German, Austrian firms fined $54 million for fixing rail freight rates
    LONDON - German logistics operator DB Schenker and Austria's Express Interfracht have been fined a combined 49 million euros ($54 million) by European Union trust busters for fixing freight rates for eight years. Kuehne+Nagel, the Swiss global forwarding and logistics company, was also guilty but was granted immunity and forgiven its...
  • Hapag-Lloyd IPO, NOL sale reports fuel merger speculation
    LONDON - Reports in the past twenty four hours that Hapag-Lloyd has hired investment banks to advise on an initial public offering and the Singapore government is selling its majority stake in Neptune Orient Lines have refuelled speculation of a merger between the two ocean carriers. The timing of the -...
  • The trickle-down effects of Alliance-omics
    The 1980s brought us Reaganomics. 2012 brought us Abenomics, the economic revitalization effort by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. And a year after China's surprising rejection of the P3 partnership among the world's three largest ocean carriers, it's clear container lines have adopted their own form of economics. Call it...
  • Port of Santos wary as new rival rears its head
    Port of SantosThe Brazilian port of São Sebasti'o is poised to receive 1 billion reais ($318.5 million) of investment which will involve new terminal concessions for containers and general cargo, putting its well established rival, the Port of Santos, on edge. S'o Sebasti'o is the nearest neighbor to the Port of...
  • APMT Mumbai still wracked by congestion
    There is still no sign of an end to the congestion and delays that have long plagued APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India in the Nhava Sheva port complex, India's largest container gateway. Citing long vessel wait times, CMA CGM in a trade advisory said its next voyage of the China-India-Middle East...
  • Hong Kong port hits 12 months of declining volumes
    HONG KONG - The port of Hong Kong reached a dismal milestone in June, posting its 12th consecutive monthly decline in throughput for the first time, handling just shy of 13 percent fewer containers than in the same month last year.Worst affected were the terminals at Kwai Tsing - operated...
  • Charleston volume growth forecast to slow after 'memorable' year
    The Port of Charleston's double-digit volume growth is expected to slow to about 5 percent during the coming year but will remain above the U.S. market average, said Jim Newsome, CEO at the South Carolina Ports Authority. Charleston posted increases of 12.3 percent in loaded 20-foot-equivalent units and 14.4 percent in...
  • Double-digit export plunge pulls down LA total traffic
    Port of Los AngelesContainerized cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles declined 2 percent in June compared to June 2014, with a 10.7 percent drop in loaded export containers accounting for much of the decline. According to numbers released by the port, loaded import containers declined 3.7 percent. Total loaded...
  • New poll: Port of Oakland good for the community and economy
    Port of Oakland neighbors strongly believe that the Port has a significant positive impact on jobs, the local economy and surrounding communities. Those are the key findings of survey results released today by an Oakland polling firm. "Our results show that for two years in a row, residents view the Port...

TradeWindsweb site
JUNE 16, 2015
  • Iran VLCC on the move
    An Iranian-owned tanker has left floating storage after months in floating storage, making it the first of the country's VLCCs to end floating storage duties since the recent deal to ease sanctions.
  • Navios bulker finds charter
    Navios Maritime Partners secured a medium-term time-charter for a five-year-old capesize bulker.
  • HHI gets smart
    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has partnered with consulting and technology services giant Accenture to design a "connected smart ship" that will use a network of sensors to improve fleet performance by collecting and analysing data from voyages.
  • Biofuel bar for tankers
    New regulations on the carriage of biofuels could limit the trading flexibility of products tankers from next January, because oil discharge monitoring equipment on board most vessels is not geared up to handle biofuels.
  • APL sale on again?
    NOL Group, the holding company for container line APL, is being touted for sale by 65% owner Singapore government agency Temasek, according to media reports citing people familiar with the situation.
  • Otto counter claims
    Otto Marine has set in motion a Singapore High Court writ of summons against guarantors of a loan to repay the full $650,000.
  • USC positive on profit
  • OSG buying $1bn fleet?
    As Kristian Rokke revealed sweeping changes at Aker Philadelphia Shipyard that are likely to see it sell its Jones Act tankers, analysts were pondering who could be on the other end of the deal.
  • Hoegh ships out old lady
    Hoegh LNG has sold a vessel which was spared the scrap heap last year.
  • Rokke rings the changes
    Aker Philadelphia Shipyard (AKPS) has announced a series of changes that will see the company divest its shipping assets, change name and appoint a new chief financial officer.
  • Cosco Corp heads for loss
    Chinese shipbuilder and owner Cosco Corp has warned of a loss in tough second quarter markets.
  • Sinopacific scoops nine
    Simon Liang's Sinopacific has won a large offshore contract from Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).
  • Six more for BSC?
    Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC) is planning to follow up a six-ship order with potential deals for six more vessels.
  • AKPS sells eight tankers
    Aker Philadelphia Shipyard (AKPS) has announced a series of changes that will see the company divest its shipping assets, change name and appoint a new chief financial officer.
  • Vinashin exec rigged prices
    Vietnamese police say a Vinashin executive blew $18.6m on houses and cars after rigging prices in sale and purchase (S&P) ship deals.
  • Boa to cancel PSVs?
    Boa Offshore could cancel two long-delayed multipurpose platform supply vessel (MPSV) newbuildings in China after winning an arbitration award.
  • Subsea 7 in second JV
    Oslo-listed offshore shipowner Subsea 7 has announced its second alliance in a week as it seeks to reduce project costs.
  • Philly eyes MR sales
    Philly Tankers could be about to offload its four 50,000-dwt Jones Act tanker newbuildings, according to disclosures made Thursday.
  • Daewoo chases Songa
    DSME looks to be trying to claw back huge cost overruns on a series of rigs building for Arne Blystad's Songa Offshore.
  • CSC Phoenix wins scrap help
    Chinese shipowner CSC Phoenix has recived CNY 55.4m ($9m) in state subsidies for scrapping elderly tonnage.
  • Japanese take FPSO stakes
    Mitsubishi Corp and NYK have agreed to take stakes in an SBM Offshore-owned FPSO to be chartered to Shell.
  • California ports mixed
    The Port of Los Angeles has reported a modest decline in container volumes for the month of June, latest figures show.
  • Box Ships stretches deal
    Box Ships revealed that it struck a deal with a private company owned by chief executive Michael Bodouroglou to make its executive services agreement "indefinite unless terminated".

American Shipperweb site
JUNE 16, 2015
  • House approves short-term patch for highway program
  • CSX reports record financial results in Q2 2015
  • U.S. retail sales dip 0.3%
  • Truckload rates up 3.6% in June
  • Intermodal rates drop again in June
  • Singapore putting APL parent NOL up for sale?

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JUNE 16, 2015
  • Seminar to focus on viability of LNG as a marine fuel
    Especially in emission control areas (ECAs).
  • Shipowner concern over OW test case outcome
    But insurer sees hope in appeal.
  • Fuel oil stocks at three week high
    'There is still a bunch of aframaxes waiting to discharge.'
  • More Russian fuel oil moving through Rotterdam
    Russian product is destined for Asia.
  • Cheaper bunkers favour Panama over Suez
    Over half of all-water trade opting for central American waterway.
  • Russian partner terminates oil terminal project
    But Summa's presence in the Rotterdam bunker market is set to continue.
  • Bunker trader sets sights on Russian market
    With new office in Kaliningrad.
  • Finnlines wins funds for scrubbers, efficiency measures
    Almost $11 million granted to projects including scrubbers on 10 ships, performance and environmental impact assessments.
  • Platts acquires Petromedia
    The purchase helps extend Platts coverage beyond traditional marine fuels and market fundamentals.
  • HHI: Eco marine fuels a growing market
    Launches new centre to spearhead development
  • Arrested bunker tanker finds new owner
    Vessel's seizure was linked to OW Bunker.
  • New 'kite propulsion' system makes debut
    System steps closer to market entry.
  • New facility to aid development of 'eco' marine fuels
    HHI opened new research center on Wednesday.
  • Crude drops as US inventories rise
    Supplies at Cushing, Oklahoma rose 438,000 barrels to 57.1 million in the week ended July 10.

European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
The rebound in revenues recorded by OOCL continues.
Hong Kong
In the second quarter of this year, they grew by 14.4%
Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
Dam of Genoa, Third Valico and motorway grate-points out-are essential works
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
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Arrival ports by:
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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
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On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
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Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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