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July 20, 2015
Sched Netweb site
JUNE 20, 2015
  • A-E rate off 34.9pc to US$518/TEU, transpac falls 8pc to $1,175/FEU
  • Market rife with NOL merger talk - OOIL, Hapag-Lloyd top suitors
  • Los Angeles-Long Beach container volume falls 3.6pc in June
  • Israel's Zim to rejig Asia-Med loop, improves transit times, coverage
  • Yang Ming joins South America-Asia Pac Loop 2 with Hanjin, HMM
  • US west coast ports face rising costs while volume remains flat
  • US retail sales slip 0.3pc in June, but rise 1.7pc in second quarter
  • Maersk to levy US$50 on US non-electronic bookings from September
  • India's Dubai-owned Shreyas Shipping and Logistics adds two boxships
  • DHL Global Forwarding, Kazakh firm to forge link between China and Europe
  • Find-a-forwarder website set up by ex-shipper based on his former needs
  • Hactl passes WHO's pharma Good Distribution Practices audit
  • IAG Cargo to put temp-control 787-9 into service in October
  • GE Capital Aviation starts 737-800 passenger-to-freighter Conversions

Exim Indiaweb site
JUNE 19, 2015
  • CMA CGM Group upgrades EURAF 4 service & improves West African offer by providing direct connection between West Africa & Mediterranean
  • Indev Logistics & St. Britto's College organise 'Vigil 2015'
  • London P&I Club maintains financial strength despite impact of large claims
  • Marchen Maersk named at Felixstowe
  • MSA Shipping holds 2nd annual all-India managers meet
  • Neptune Orient Lines reportedly up for sale
  • ZIM enhances AME service
  • Iran can serve as main transit route for Central Asian countries, says PM
  • Antwerp Port Authority issues Request for Proposals to build & operate LNG bunkering & filling facility
  • APSEZ increasing its focus on east coast
  • DICT organises trade meet for polymers fraternity
  • Truck rentals fall by 3-4 pc in June
  • Centre to soon announce interest subsidy scheme for exporters: Sitharaman
  • Exports fall for seventh month in June, down by 15.82 pc
  • GAIL (I) sells 2 mt of LNG overseas
  • Govt initiatives seen having favourable impact on growth & investment in port sector
  • Govt to spend INR 92K cr. to develop infra in North-East: PM
  • RBI allows banks to factor export receivables on non-recourse basis
  • China's GDP grows by 7 pc in Q2

International Transport Journalweb site
JUNE 20, 2015
  • Work on the basics Forwarding & Logistics

IHS Maritimeweb site
JUNE 17, 2015
  • LA box traffic slides in June
    Trade volume moving through Los Angeles-area box terminals fell 6.2% in June as America's largest container port complex prepares for the peak shipping season. Combined imports at the ports of LA and Long Beach fell 3.6% year-on-year during the month to 368,708 teu, while combined exports dropped
  • Filipino fishermen rescued by MOL bulker
    Three Filipino fishermen have been rescued after being found clinging to driftwood in the sea 165 km east of Mindanao in the Philippines. Mitsui OSK Lines bulk carrier Spring Zephyr was returning from Port Walcott, in Australia's Pilbara region, to Port Oita in Japan on 5 July when the three men
  • Tirrenia freezes tariffs on Sardinian routes
    The new chief executive of the former Italian state-owned ferry company Tirrenia has responded to fears about the recent buyout by private ferry operator Vincenzo Onorato by assuring shippers that cargo tariffs will be frozen for at least the rest of this year. Since the 100% buyout in early July,
  • Mombasa Port waives storage fees
    Kenya Ports Authority has said it will not charge storage fees that accrued as a result of delays in cargo clearance during recent industrial action by dockworkers. Mombasa port managing director Gichiri Ndua said the authority would not charge exporters and importers because they were not the
  • Sainty Marine braces to refund owner for non-delivery
    Shenzhen-listed shipbuilder and trader Sainty Marine has revealed that Norway's Boa Offshore could demand a USD84 million refund on two long-delayed platform supply vessels (PSVs). In a filing to the stock exchange on 17 July, the shipbuilder acknowledged that Boa Offshore was likely to claim the
  • Woodside revenue plunges 46.5%
    Australia's Woodside yesterday reported a 46.5% drop in revenue in the second quarter ending June 30 to USD898 million. This is almost half of the USD1.7 billion for the same time last year. Sales dropped 18.4% from 23.9 million barrels of oil equivalent (MMboe) to 19.5 MMboe, as oil and gas prices
  • Sinopacific wins bid for 9 AHTS vessels
    Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group (Sinopacific) has won the bid for the construction of nine anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) offshore vessels for Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and its wholly owned subsidiary, ESNAAD. Sinopacific will deliver all the newbuildings in 2017, Sinopacific said on
  • Summa pulls out of $1 bn tank terminal project
    The port of Rotterdam's plans to develop a USD1 billion tank terminal for Russian oil and oil products have unexpectedly fallen through due to doubts about the feasibility of the project on the part of its Russian partner Shtandart TT and its parent, the Summa Group. The port and Summa said in a

The Loadstarweb site
JUNE 17, 2015
  • China conglomerate HNA Group has its eye on Swissport - if the price is right
  • Investors may walk as the container lines watch peak season rates continue to fall
  • Tapping into the 'big data' that can help Greek supply chains to be more agile

Marine Logweb site
JUNE 17, 2015
  • Brazilian yard building Incat Crowther dive duo
  • Four Mass Maritime cadets get Crowley scholarships
  • MacGregor racks up more MOC contracts
  • Bugsier Reederei places first order with Damen
  • Wärtsilä to cut 600 jobs
  • Towboat had hole in hull, so it sank

World Wide Shipperweb site
JUNE 17, 2015
  • Port of Seattle Aviation Director announces plans to retire next year
  • Coast Guard calls for comment on Steamboat Slough bridge changes
  • Alaska Airlines taps celebrities for Strong Against Cancer event
  • CMA CGM Group to upgrade EURAF 4 service to West Africa
  • Four maritime academy students zreceive Thomas Crowley scholarships

Lloyd's Listweb site
JUNE 17, 2015
  • Could VLCCs finally reach $100,000 per day?
    Milestone last achieved seven years ago
  • View from the Bridge: Cecilia Eckelmann-Battistello
    Contship Italia boss talks about her upbringing, succession planning, being married to a German, her love of colour, the Mafia, and her plans for the company
  • Transpacific rates slump to lowest level in years
    Freight rates to the east coast and west coast of the US reach post-crisis lows as peak season surcharges are scrapped
  • Long Beach volumes flat as Charleston heads higher
    Move away from US west coast ports to eastern rivals is still in full force
  • Bring it on: contract renewals mark a time for change
    Shippers have been too quick to acquiesce to carriers' contract terms. Now is the time to change that
  • Lull descends on suezmax spot rates
    Rises expected once August loading programme gets in full swing over next few days
  • Pankow out at KG house Ownership
    Founder departs after admitting German market for shipping funds has seized up
  • Evergas keen to pursue several different gas markets, says Jacobsen
    But large LNG carriers are not on the Copenhagen-based owner's agenda
  • Alliances boost Antwerp throughput in first half
    Box handling shows first-half increase of nearly 10%
  • Overcapacity forces further job cuts, this time at Wärtsilä
    Finnish engine manufacturer is the latest marine equipment supplier to slash headcount in response to sluggish orders and low oil prices
  • Samsung Heavy Industries joins its peers in share price rout
    Local press reports expected loss of Won1tr in second quarter, two days after DSME confirmed second-quarter losses
  • Jump in Southeast Asian piracy
    Incidents are up 18%, according to ReCaap
  • Japanese orders for export spike in June, prompted by onset of new rules in July
    Bulker and tanker orders were highest since the beginning of the calendar year
  • Capesize markets stay resilient
    Positive week for capes sets expectations for improved final quarter
  • Navios secures cape bulker deal
    In a tough market, Navios is looking to a cape charter deal to strengthen its position
  • NOL merger talk heats up again
    Temasek Holdings has reportedly put APL owner up for sale
  • Facilities upgrade for Port Hedland
    Aging control tower will be demolished as part of a programme to improve facilities at Australia's largest dry bulk terminal
  • Sinopacific to build nine anchor handlers for Abu Dhabi National Oil Co
    The 1,900 dwt ships are scheduled for delivery in 2017

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JUNE 17, 2015
  • Machinists union challenges ILWU work in Long Beach
    A union representing machinists is challenging the Long Beach Harbor Commission over a requirement that maintenance and repair work associated with the port's proposed peak-season chassis pool be performed by International Longshore and Warehouse Union mechanics. This is the second challenge this week to attempts by the ILWU to exert jurisdictional...
  • Below-par service costs KCS intermodal business
    Kansas City Southern Railway's admittedly below-par intermodal rail service lost the company business, particularly highly-prized auto business, to other railroads and the trucking sector, executives said Friday on a second-quarter earnings call. The admission comes ahead of the opening of a slate of auto manufacturing plants in Mexico that KCS hopes...
  • J.B. Hunt profit leaps upward, despite drop in revenue
    The West Coast port crisis, which officially ended months ago, apparently is still affecting companies far from Los Angeles and Long Beach. J.B. Hunt Transport Services in part blamed slower intermodal volume growth in the second quarter on "the lingering effects of disruptive shipping patterns due to the West Coast...
  • Hapag-Lloyd restructures West Africa services
    We are pleased to inform you that Hapag-Lloyd will restructure the existing West Africa Service Network, currently comprising of our West Africa Express Loops, WAX1 and WAX2. Hapag-Lloyd is committed to the West African Trade and your valued business and we will continue to offer you a reliable as well as...
  • ATA reveals 2015 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week logo
    Arlington, Va. - Today, American Trucking Associations unveiled the 2015 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week logo and announced it has opened a new online store for NTDAW merchandise. "National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is a tremendous tradition, one that ATA is proud to carry on each year," said ATA President...
  • Yusen Logistics and Xerox extend cooperation in the Benelux
    As part of the new contract, Yusen Logistics will now provide warehousing, pre-assembly, transport preparation and "copy-ready" delivery services for innovative Xerox document management devices, including copying, printing and multifunctional equipment. These services, as well as administration, order processing, customer liaison and transportation planning, will take place at the Yusen...
  • West Coast chassis lessor refuses to pay for ILWU inspections
    TRAC Intermodal, one of the largest chassis-leasing companies on the West Coast, threw a monkey wrench into a controversial clause in the new International Longshore and Warehouse Union contract by refusing to pay for mandatory roadability inspections by the union. In a letter Wednesday to several marine terminal operators, TRAC said...
  • Brazilian chicken exporters taking up US slack
    Port of ItajaiChicken exports from Brazil are forecast to grow by at least 5 percent this year thanks partly to the blow the Avian flu has dealt to their U.S. competitors, according to the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA). ABPA expects Brazilian chicken exports to total 4.3 million metric tons...
  • Russia's Transcontainer to expand container terminal network
    Transcontainer, Russia's largest container rail shipping company, has had to adjust its plans to significantly expand its terminal network during the next several years as sanctions continue to take their toll on the Russian economy. A key component of Transcontainer's plans will be the purchase of the Logistics-Terminal, an inland intermodal...
  • Truckers: NY-NJ chassis restrictions jeopardize 'gray' pool
    An organization of New York-New Jersey drayage companies said a chassis lessor's new policy restricting use of its equipment casts fresh doubt on efforts to create a port-wide "gray" pool of interchangeable chassis. The Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers responded to Direct ChassisLink Inc.'s plan to allow its chassis to be...
  • Intermodal growth slowdown contributes to KCS profit decline
    Kansas City Southern Railway profit dropped 13.9 percent in the second quarter of 2015, amid slowing intermodal volume growth which fell to 2 percent year-over-year in the last quarter. It's a loss, however, that railroad executives owed more to the stronger U.S. dollar and lower fuel prices than to slowing intermodal...
  • Chinese economy forecast to slow despite consumer market growth
    Port of Hong KongChina's annual economic growth will continue to slow over the next 15 years as its population ages and growth shifts from being driven by exports to a full-fledged consumer market. China's GDP, which will grow by 6.5 percent this year and 6.3 percent next year, will slow to...
  • IMO cracking down on container weights
    Until the introduction of the container in the late 1950s, a ship captain largely knew what cargo was on his ship. All he had to do was watch the cargo being loaded, because it was there in plain sight being slung over the gunwale and into the hold. The container fundamentally...
  • Mombasa port investment pays as volume jumps
    The Port of Mombasa saw its container traffic grow by double digits in the first half of the year for the second straight year, suggesting that its investment in new container terminals, one of which opened in 2013, is already paying dividends. Kenya Ports Authority managing director Gichiri Ndua told The...
  • MOL details rescue of three near Philippines
    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines' Spring Zephyr pulled three people from the seas off the coast of the Philippine island of Mindanao. The rescue took place July 5, but MOL only revealed the incident July 17. After the crew spotted the three individuals clinging desperately to driftwood 102 miles east of Mindanao around...
  • Latest NOL sale reports get industry talking
    HONG KONG - There was plenty of "no comment" but no outright denials following reports that Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) was up for sale, suggesting that the carrier could very much be on the block.Temasek, the state investment arm of Singapore, owns 65 percent of NOL that it reportedly...
  • Long Beach volume down in June
    Container volume at the Port of Long Beach in June declined 4.4 percent from June 2014, with loaded import containers down 6 percent and loaded exports dropping 8.4 percent. Empty containers, mostly destined for Asia, increased 2.4 percent, according to numbers posted on the port's website. Click to EnlargeJune's performance at...
  • APMT Mumbai: We are working to tackle ship delays
    Gateway Terminals India, or APMT Mumbai, said it is taking all necessary steps to restore normalcy to the terminal and bring ship calls back on schedule. "We are continuously working with our customers to get their services back on the original schedule," a GTI official told JOC.com. Long berthing delays at Nhava...
  • Indian exports continue slide
    India's exports fell for the seventh successive month in June, a serious setback for New Delhi's long-term goal of doubling its global outbound trade over the next five years. Exports in June plunged 15.8 percent from a year earlier to $22.3 billion, following a 20.2 percent year-over-year decline in May, according...
  • Beijing steps in to stimulate weak export business
    HONG KONG - China's government has never been slow to pile into its markets and even as improving June exports halted a three-month decline, Beijing this week issued a package of support measures for the industry.These include improving customs clearance efficiency at the country's busy ports, regulating administrative and service...
  • Elusive peak season drags trans-Pacific rates to record low
    Port of Long Beach.HONG KONG - There is still no sign of peak season demand well into July, with freight rates on the trans-Pacific hitting their lowest level of the year and Asia-Europe prices continuing to slide, despite capacity withdrawals and cancelled sailings.Asia-U.S. West Coast spot rates dropped 8 percent...
  • China demand driving Australian wine export business
    HONG KONG - Australia's wine industry has reported a 32 percent increase in the value of its wine exports to China in the past year, a trade that was worth more than $200 million in the 2014-15 financial year that ended on June 30.Wine Australia, funded by grape growers and...
  • DCLI announces 'temporary' NY-NJ chassis restrictions
    Direct ChassisLink Inc. said it is temporarily restricting use of its intermodal chassis in the New York-New Jersey area to truckers hauling containers for three of DCLI's main ocean carrier customers. In a notice to truckers Thursday, the company said that effective July 24, any motor carrier using a DCLI chassis...
  • LA port staff urge next chapter in zero-emission effort
    Port of Los Angeles staff is recommending that the port authority embark upon a five-year action plan to advance the development of zero-emission technologies for use in marine terminal yard tractors and for short-haul drayage to off-dock facilities such as intermodal rail yards. The port's Draft Zero Emission White Paper lays...

TradeWindsweb site
JUNE 17, 2015
  • Shipping ministers survive Greek cabinet purge
    The two Greek ministers in charge of shipping have kept their posts in a cabinet reshuffle announced on Friday by the country's prime minister, Alexis Tsipras.
  • Genco merger sealed
    Genco Shipping & Trading and Baltic Trading have completed a deal to merge the two Peter Georgiopoulos-led bulker owners.
  • Thenamaris cape fixed
    Thenamaris has secured period work for one of its capesize bulkers.
  • Nigeria bans ton of tankers
    Nigeria's national oil company has banned over 100 tankers from using the country's terminals and sailing in Nigerian waters.
  • Tufton takes suezmax twins
    UK investor flagged as the buyer of two Konig & Cie tankers that have been widely marketed.
  • Down but not out
    PSV rates have again dipped as low as £3,000 per day in the North Sea, but market now sold out.
  • Rio Tinto shipping less
    Australian miner Rio Tinto says it will ship less iron ore this year after bad weather hit its Pilbara operations.
  • USSC names new COO
    Shipping industry veteran Sam Cermack takes leading role in US tanker and tug owner.
  • Double for Diamantides
    Diamantis Diamantides has dipped into the dry cargo sale and purchase market to add a couple of vessels from Hanjin Shipping.
  • Antwerp adds tonnage
    The key Belgian port of Antwerp handled 6.4% more cargo in the first half.
  • P&O adds Channel capacity
    P&O Ferries has moved quickly to fill the gap created by turmoil in the English Channel as it decided to deploy another vessel on the Dover-Calais route.
  • Jefferies ups tanker view
    Jefferies has pushed up its tanker forecasts ahead of the second quarter results season as OPEC actions continue to boost the market.
  • DSME maintains order lead
    Troubled Korean shipbuilder DSME still has the biggest order backlog among global yards.
  • Kyoei raises its sights
    Japan's Kyoei Tanker has jacked up its profit forecast for the financial year.
  • Greek ferry takes a hit
    A passenger ferry owned by Greece's Anek Lines has been left with a small gash to its stern following an accident at the small island of Anafi.
  • SHI stock slumps
    Shares in Samsung Heavy Industries were beaten down today following reports in South Korea that it is heading for heavy second quarter losses.
  • Mysterious times
    We take a look at what was said in the market over the past week.
  • BDI bursts past 1,000 points
    Dry cargo rates have set year-to-date highs as the Baltic Dry Index moves past 1,000 points for the first time in 2015.
  • Ensco delays SHI drillship
    US drilling rig owner also sees major contract cancelled, but it will receive compensation.
  • Wilson offloads veteran
    Norway's Wilson has sold an elderly bulk carrier to Greek interests for $715,000.
  • Wartsila to sack 600
    Finnish engine builder says job losses are a reflection of the weak market situation.
  • MPA plans job taskforces
    Singapore has set up two taskforces to try and encourage more citizens to take up careers in the maritime industries.
  • SG plans job taskforces
    Singapore pushing ahead with efforts to expand and develop strong core of maritime talent.
  • Nam Cheong sells bonds
    Singapore-listed OSV shipbuilder to put funds towards repaying notes due for redemption.

American Shipperweb site
JUNE 17, 2015
  • Global Shippers Forum seeks official IMO accreditation
  • European Shippers' Council supports FedEx-TNT merger
  • A decade later, Hamburg Süd returns to PortMiami
  • Con-way Freight upgrades fleet
  • Volumes surge at FECR
  • Spot container rates drop for second straight week
  • BWR: Egyptian authorities prevent alleged Suez Canal terror plot
  • CEVA opens global distribution center in the Netherlands
  • CMA CGM enhances EURAF4 service
  • Executive Moves: Crowley, WCI, Cambridge Systematics, SMARTRAC and Sedex Global
  • Deringer expands use of CargoSphere to truck rate management
  • Hyundai and Accenture partner on 'smart ship' design
  • North American freight volumes inch up in June
  • FedEx loses appeal in Kansas driver misclassification case

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JUNE 17, 2015
  • Crude: 'Oversupply will be tough to absorb'
    'The bottom of the market may still be ahead,' says IEA.
  • SOx levels plummet in wake of ECA rule change
    Tighter rules have boosted air quality for hub port.
  • Top five spenders buying young vessels
    Gener8 Maritime bought 14 vessels in the second hand market during H1 with an average age of -1.13 years.
  • Rotterdam fuel oil throughput up by 50%
    Number of vessels calling at the port climbs for the first time in five years.
  • Wartsila: 'Sluggish' marine market prompts restructuring
    Company to slash 600 jobs as part of move.
  • Poten: LNG bunker prices will be derived from existing markets
    Bunker market unlikely to upset traditional LNG pricing structures, Consultant tells Bunkerworld.
  • Explosion at Chinese fuel oil refinery
    Refinery operated by China's 'largest' marine fuel producer.
  • Iranian oil tanker reportedly destined for Asia
    Vessel was reportedly used for offshore oil storage since December.
  • Bunker spill detected at Australian port city
    Spill suspected to have occurred during a military exercise.
  • Poten: LNG marine fuel to be backstopped by gas hubs
    Bunker market unlikely to upset traditional LNG pricing structures, Consultant tells Bunkerworld.
  • Engine problem halts debut of European LNG-fuelled ferry
    Issues occurred days before vessel's maiden voyage.
  • Iranian oil ship reportedly destined for Asia
    Vessel was reportedly used for offshore oil storage since December.

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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
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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
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Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
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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 "
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PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
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FORUM of Shipping
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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
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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