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July 22, 2015
Sched Netweb site
JUNE 22, 2015
  • Shipping alliances pull capacity from Far East trades as 2M beefs up
  • Cosco Pacific has so-so June, Bohai Rim as good as got, up 6.1pc
  • Hapag-Lloyd strengthens West Africa-N Europe WAX box loop
  • BNSF crude oil train derails in Montana, spilling 35,000 gallons
  • Piracy incidents increase 18pc in Southeast Asia in first half
  • Mexico's June auto output up 6.7pc to 306,694 units, exports up 5.3pc
  • Barge collision, fire, oil spill prompt shutdown near Houston Ship Channel
  • Canadian National Railway quarterly profit up 4.6pc on flat revenue
  • Shipping agency hand-over from Gemadept to Ben Line in Singapore
  • Incheon port lags behind top 50 ports, but plans mega-ship catch-up
  • MOL Liner launches performance measurements scheme for China
  • World's top 2 box ports in doldrums despite onset of peak season
  • CEVA opens distribution hub in Netherlands convenient to its facilities
  • Qatar Airways Cargo adds its first 747 freighter to its fleet
  • AirBridgeCargo reports 17 per cent growth in tonnage in first half
  • Chennai air freight station vows 20pc in cost savings via speed, efficiency

Exim Indiaweb site
JUNE 21, 2015
  • Embassy Transportation India completes 10 successful years
  • Korea ready to share technologies with Indian shipyards to build LNG vessels indigenously
  • NOL says no decision made on potential sale
  • Shipping industry updates guidance on large scale migrant rescue as Mediterranean crisis continues
  • Centre committed to development of Paradip Port, says Gadkari
  • Offshore Container Terminal berth at Mumbai Port commences RoRo operations
  • Outlook for cargo growth at ports seen remaining strong
  • India may not import more wheat due to high global prices
  • Brics bank launched in Shanghai

IHS Maritimeweb site
JUNE 21, 2015
  • Poseidon sets IPO target
    Poseidon Containers Holdings Corp is seeking to raise more than USD200 million through an initial public offering (IPO) and New York Stock Exchange listing. In a revised registration statement filed on 21 July, the George Giouroukos-led company set an IPO pricing range of USD14-16/share. It is
  • Dutch signal award of huge lock contract
    The likely contractor for a huge lock project of vital importance to the port of Amsterdam has been announced. Rijkswaterstaat, part of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, yesterday announced its intention to award the contract for the design, construction, financing and
  • Islamic State militants claim Egypt coastguard attack
    The so-called Islamic State has claimed an attack on a moored Egyptian coastguard vessel in the Mediterranean Sea near the Sinai Peninsula. The attack on 16 July was followed by a statement released by the group, claiming it had sunk a 25 meter Swiftships, fast patrol boat. The Egyptian army has
  • Tanker captain guilty of being drunk in charge
    A tanker captain was fined after pleading guilty to being drunk in charge of the 13,776 dwt Quercianella carrying 11,000 tonnes of petroleum. Sandro Carnemolla, 53 and from Sicily, was given a suspended four-month sentence and fined GBP1,000 (USD1,550) at Liverpool Crown Court. The United Kingdom
  • Pan Ocean completes corporate rehabilitation
    South Korean bulker outfit Pan Ocean has completed its recovery from financial trouble. Seoul Central District Court has ratified a clean bill of health for the company - the court approved Pan Ocean's application for the completion of rehabilitation procedures on 21 July 2015. The decision comes
  • Mobile technology to improve port operations in Africa
    The Intergovernmental Standing Committee on Shipping (ISCOS) has developed a mobile phone-based tool for monitoring, reporting and resolving Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs). These are experienced by users of ports and trade corridors in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa. Director of trade
  • KDB mulls liquidity injection for DSME
    Korea Development Bank (KDB) is doing due diligence into Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to determine if South Korea's third-biggest shipbuilder should receive funds to avert a liquidity crunch. South Korean media reports claim the country's Financial Services Commission is pressing
  • ZPMC to revamp subsidiaries into six sub-groups
    Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (Group) (ZPMC) is set to revamp its subsidiaries into six sub-groups in a move to consolidate its internal resources. The six sub-groups will focus on port machineries, offshore engineering, offshore services, electricity, overseas development, and financial
  • Tianjin Tianhai Investment's profit surges in 1H15 on interest income
    Shanghai-listed Tianjin Tianhai Investment (TIC), formerly known as Tianjin Marine Shipping (TMSC), predicted that its profit would increase between 900% and 1,500% year on year for the first six months in 2015 on interest income. During the period, TIC reaped substantial interest income after
  • One missing after cargo carriers collide in Yangtze River
    A cargo ship crew member is missing after the vessel sank following a collision with another cargo carrier midstream of Yangtze River near Yichang, Hubei province, on 17 July. According to local maritime authorities, Yuan Zhen 618, which was going downstream with five crew members collided with Li
  • Ship breaking industry stares at recession
    No ships were reported as sold for recycling into South Asia from 13-17 July as the Ramadan holidays and falling steel prices in India removed all appetite to purchase vessels. Scrap prices of bulkers deteriorated to USD310-315 per ldt, compared with USD325-335 per ldt from 6-10 July. Over the same
  • Typhoon season pushes up Capesize rates
    The typhoon season in East Asia has lent support to the Capesize freight market as delays in ports have tightened tonnage supply. The Baltic Exchange's Capesize index rose 51 points from 17 July to 1,763 points on 20 July, as tonnage is also tight in the Atlantic due to trans-Atlantic coal
  • DSME: Error in Songa Offshore's FEED documents caused cost overruns
    Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) is seeking arbitration in relation to three semi-submersible rigs it is building for Cyprus-based Songa Offshore as a result of errors in the latter's front-end engineering and design (FEED) documents. DSME told IHS Maritime that these errors have

The Loadstarweb site
JUNE 21, 2015
  • Pilots call for ban as Boeing warns airlines of carrying lithium-ion batteries as cargo
  • Full of eastern promise: London Gateway opens first facility on its logistics park
  • China-Europe rail freight blazes a trail, with triple-digit growth for forwarders

Marine Logweb site
JUNE 21, 2015
  • Ingalls starts fabrication of DDG 119
  • BAE San Diego shipyard gets $38.3 million Navy award
  • Excelerate Energy makes Pakistan's first STS LNG transfer
  • Hospital ship will have Evac waste management system

World Wide Shipperweb site
JUNE 21, 2015
  • Annual maintenance dredging set for Grays Harbor navigation channel
  • Transport statistics bureau releases latest national data reference guide
  • Canada Border Services Agency delivers suspected felon to CBP officers
  • New Drewry report looks at state of box leasing industry
  • Mitsui bulk vessel rescues trio of floating castaways

Lloyd's Listweb site
JUNE 21, 2015
  • Costamare and York extend boxship pact for further five years
    Greek owner beats analyst estimates in another profitable quarter
  • Ocean carriers face fresh demands from FMC over congestion-related fees
    Commissioner William Doyle backs Section 15 order to demand detention and demurrage details from box lines
  • Bodouroglou to acquire four bulkers from Paragon
    Net proceeds to public company will be $6.8m after debt repayment
  • Exclusive: Nigeria tanker ban list
    Lloyd's List first to publish full list of 113 banned tankers and letter stating ban is directive from Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari
  • DFDS resumes Dover-Calais service after further French strike
    Unions stage another protest over possible job losses
  • Mediterranean daily aframax earnings index leaps $5,000
    Opportunities develop for owners to boost income by positioning tankers in Mediterranean spot market
  • Investec completes first container finance deal
    Specialist banker to provide South Korean operator with funding for 10,070 teu
  • Pan Ocean seeks to end rehab, names new chief executives
    South Korean bulker operator completes early debt repayments after being taken over by Harim
  • DSME downplays restructuring talks
    Share price of Seoul-listed yard rises 14% after reports of a $1.7bn bailout from KDB coupled with job and wage cuts
  • Ely to take top job at Charles Taylor Adjusting
    Arthur Clarke retires at end of year
  • Between the Lines: Russia rumblings and BAF-adjusted rate woes
    In his regular column for the Lloyd's List sister publication Containerisation International, SeaIntel chief executive Alan Murphy examines the main industry drivers and developments of the past month

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JUNE 21, 2015
  • US West Coast diversions fuel CN profit gain
    Still riding a wave of U.S.-bound intermodal cargo, Canadian National Railway surprised Wall Street analysts this week, posting a better-than-anticipated second quarter. Ongoing improvements to on-dock connections at the railroad's major port gateways are expected to further improve service for the prized ocean container lines that contributed to the railroad's surprise...
  • US truck driver involved in accident killing six stripped of license
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has declared a Kentucky-licensed truck driver an imminent hazard to public safety after his involvement in a fatal accident that claimed six lives on I-75 outside Chattanooga, Tennessee on June 25, 2015. Benjamin Scott Brewer on Sunday was served a federal order not to operate...
  • Portland port chief recuperating after motorcycle accident
    Port of Portland Executive Director Bill Wyatt is recuperating in a Portland hospital after a recent motorcycle accident while on vacation in Oregon. Port spokesman Kenny MacDonald said Wyatt's injuries, though serious, are not life-threatening, and he is expected to return to work in due course. While Wyatt is recuperating, his...
  • US logistics sales seen nearing $200 billion by 2019
    The U.S. third-party logistics market may not be growing as quickly as it once did, but it's still far expanding faster than the general economy, a logistics industry consultant told investors. Total U.S. 3PL revenue should approach $200 billion by the end of 2018, a 27 percent increase from $157 billion...
  • Hamburg Sud's return to Miami furthers shared effort to gain Asian imports
    Port of MiamiHamburg Sud has returned to the Port of Miami a decade after it left by joining an existing Ocean Three service connecting the U.S. East Coast to China, advancing the German carrier and the port's effort to attract more Asian import cargo. The addition of the German carrier to...
  • Descartes beefs up denied party protection with acquisition
    Descartes, which operates the Global Logistics Network, recently purchased MK Data Service for $76.3 million in cash, giving shippers who use the network one more way to protect themselves from doing business with denied parties. Denied party refers to an individual, organization or state that various governments and international organizations have...
  • Teamsters' bi-coastal drayage 'misclassification" protests heat up
    Teamsters picket Pac 9 Transportation at the Port of Los Angeles-Long Beach July 21, 2015. The Teamsters are deploying a bi-coastal strategy to challenge what the union charges is misclassification of drayage truck drivers as independent contractors, an indication of how the issue has expanded far beyond the San Pedro Bay...
  • US truck tonnage falls on high inventory levels
    Truck tonnage dropped in June, and didn't climb as much as previously thought in May, as high inventory levels dampened truck demand, according to the American Trucking Associations. The ATA For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index dropped 0.5 percent in June from May, and the increase reported for May was revised down from...
  • CP's domestic intermodal push slows
    Canadian Pacific Railway's domestic intermodal push appears to be losing steam after the railroad's volume growth decelerated to its slowest pace in nearly a year in the second quarter. The Calgary-based railroad managed to post better-than-expected earnings and revenues for the quarter, despite weak volumes and a sluggish Canadian economy weighing...
  • Rail project scrapping hampers Mombasa port's hinterland ambitions
    A locomotive in Kampala, UgandaThe Port of Mombasa's aspirations to remain the largest container port in East Africa were dealt a blow after the Uganda government said that it would not prioritize the building of a multi-purpose freight railway between Kampala and the Rwandan capital of Kigali. Uganda will instead focus...
  • Building profits, Werner adds more truckload capacity
    Strong, but not stellar. That's how Werner Enterprises characterized the U.S. freight market in the second quarter. "Stellar" more aptly describes the exceptional second quarter of 2014, when the U.S. economy roared back from a frigid winter that spurred economic contraction. This year, freight demand is strong compared with every...
  • Loss-making NOL will be a hard sell, Alphaliner says
    HONG KONG - The buyer of Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) will have to turn around a chronically unprofitable company with few attractive assets, is the blunt assessment of shipping analyst Alphaliner.Alphaliner was commenting on a press statement from the APL parent suggesting that it was exploring a potential sale of...
  • Russian, Chinese authorities investigating suspected container line cartel
    Port of St. PetersburgST. PETERSBURG - Russian and Chinese authorities are investigating whether container lines plying the trade lane between Russia and China set prices together, according to Alexander Kinyov, deputy head of the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service. The results of the investigation into unidentified carriers will be released in mid-August,...
  • Special orders require special consideration of shipper, carrier
    Q: We're a distributor of specialized steel products, and recently bid on an order for a customer and got the job. The vendor we went with quoted the job with one total price for all 24 various-sized pieces. We received the order at our warehouse and in turn shipped it to...
  • Japan to extend anti-piracy mission off Somalia
    Japan will extend its Self-Defense Forces six-year-old anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden for another year despite a sharp decline in the number of pirate attacks there. According to the Japanese transport ministry, SDF vessels escorted a total of 3,577 commercial ships in the Gulf of Aden between July 28,...
  • China container volumes grow in tandem with foreign gateways
    The inland container terminals at Chongqing on the Yangtze River saw throughput falling 10 percent in the first half.HONG KONG - Container volumes at China's top 20 ports rose by more than 5 percent in the first half as the mainland's export sector continued to grow along with some surprisingly...
  • Made in US online mall targets Chinese with Taylor Swift line
    Singer Taylor Swift, seen here in an image from www.taylorswift.com, will be selling a line of clothing exclusive to Chinese customers on the online shopping platform JD.com, part of a campaign to promote made-in-U.S. goods in China.HONG KONG - China's taste for U.S.-made products purchased online has been driven by...
  • FMC Chairman: PierPass should explain why fee hike is needed
    U.S. Federal Maritime Chairman Mario Cordero on Monday said that Los Angeles-Long Beach terminal operators should explain why they need to raise the traffic mitigation fee and raised the prospect of sunsetting the fee, providing ammunition to shippers' fight against PierPass. "I believe that PierPass and the 13 terminals at the...
  • Cabotage laws under attack globally, union official says
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Efforts to repeal the Jones Act in the U.S. are part of a global campaign to weaken cabotage laws and undercut labor, said the president of a union representing U.S. seafarers. "An international system of corporate robbery, designed to drive down working conditions and seek the...
  • US spot market truck rates slip post-July 4 holiday
    Spot market truckload demand in the U.S. slipped in early July, as domestic freight shipment entered a typically slow period between spring and summer holidays and the build-up toward the fall peak season. Indices and weekly load and rate data from both DAT Solutions and Truckstop.com pointed to a slower paced...
  • CN rolls to profit as intermodal, efficiency gains offset weak carload traffic
    Canadian National Railway net income rose $4.6 million year-over-year in the second quarter, as intermodal volume and revenue growth, along with improved operations, offset carload softness. CN's intermodal volume for the second quarter rose 6 percent year-over-year, spurring a 2 percent increase in intermodal revenue to $560 million. It wasn't enough,...

TradeWindsweb site
JUNE 21, 2015
  • Med aframaxes bounce back
    The Mediterranean aframax crude tanker market saw its day rates recover by more than $6,200 Tuesday, after touching a low for the year last week.
  • Poseidon reveals S&P deal
    Poseidon Containers Holdings has just purchased a 15-year-old containership, filings for its planned initial public offering (IPO) show.
  • Well intervention hits Helix
    Helix Energy Solutions saw operational income plunge in its well-intervention fleet, helping to push the offshore service company's bottom line result into negative territory.
  • Bharati calls the doctor
    India's loss-making Bharati Shipyard has filed for restructuring after admitting its net worth had been "fully eroded."
  • Vessel in the house!
    Egyptian bulker runs into a traditional Turkish villa in the Bosporus strait causing disruption.
  • Wilson goes for trio
    Busy bulker owner Wilson has wasted no time in replacing the two vessels sold since Friday, placing an order for three mini-bulkers in China.
  • SCH branches out
    Shanghai Clearing House (SCH) is broadening its scope with new bulker and boxship offerings.
  • Wells tunes tanker numbers
    Wells Fargo Securities has pushed up its crude tanker rate forecasts after the market sprinted into the second half of the year.
  • Golar lands $960m
    Golar LNG has landed financing of $960m that will see its first GoFLNG project finalised.
  • Latvian Shipping settles
    Riga tanker owner Latvian Shipping Company (LSC) has signed deals to end disputes with former executives.
  • Pandey launches college
    India's Pentagon Marine Services (PMS) will spend $10m for the establishment of a state-of-the-art maritime college in one of the country's poorest states.
  • Poseidon shoots for $283m
    Greek shipowner George Giouroukos is seeking to raise $283m from the initial public offering of Poseidon Containers.
  • BGC banks $183m
    Brunei/Shell joint venture arranges Islamic financing for delivery of its fifth LNG carrier.
  • Teekay tanker to leave
    The Teekay tanker at the centre of an industrial dispute with crew is to leave Tasmania on Wednesday.
  • Havila survives poor market
    Havila Shipping has survived the weak spot market and managed to book improved profit for the second quarter.
  • Bulkers show price promise
    Bulker asset prices have found a floor following improvements in the charter market, Clarksons Platou Securities says.
  • Balearia eyes Cuba run
    Spanish ferry owner Balearia has won US clearance to run ships to Cuba.
  • Australia checks 14 ships
    Australian officials are to check 14 ships as they hunt the source of a 30km-long oil slick.
  • NAO keeps paying
    Nordic American Offshore has kept its dividend unmoved for the second quarter despite trouble in the wider market.
  • Dof books Brazilian double
    Dof has secured contracts worth NOK 575m ($70m) for two of its vessels in the key Brazilian market.
  • Pan Ocean seeks freedom
    Restructured Korean bulker owner Pan Ocean has filed to exit court rehabilitation after two years.
  • Stifel sees box slump
    Oversupply in the container shipping market is set to bring down rates, asset prices and the level of newbuilding activity, Stifel says.
  • Yara profit rises
    Norwegian LPG carrier owner and fertiliser producer Yara International said it had produced a "strong" second quarter result as margins improved.
  • BHP invests $240m
    BHP Billiton has dug into its pocket to purchase six tugs and construct a new tug harbour at the port of Hedland, Australia.
  • Kogas makes design bid
    Korea Gas (Kogas) is teaming up with the country's three major yards to develop tanks for LNG carriers.
  • Hellenic goes with Panmure
    Hellenic Carriers has appointed Panmure Gordon as its advisor and broker following its takeover of Charles Stanley Securities.
  • DSME takes action
    Korean shipbuilder DSME is lining up cost cuts as its major shareholder prepares to pump in $1.7bn to combat huge losses this year.
  • Bodouroglou buys bulkers
    Paragon Shipping has agreed to sell four of its bulkers to chief executive Michael Bodouroglou, according to a financial disclosure.
  • US Gulf waterway reopens
    The US Coast Guard (USCG) has confirmed that the Intracoastal Waterway near Houston was reopened to traffic on Monday evening.
  • LR forges LNG team
    Lloyd's Register (LR) has joined forces with Arizona's Penn Oak Energy to help shipowners raise capital to retrofit ships to run on LNG.
  • Chandris adds LNG carrier
    Greece's Chandris has declared an option for a second eco-LNG carrier at DSME in Korea.
  • Goldenport sells boxship
    Goldenport Holdings has sold another of its older vessels as it looks to modernize its bulker and containership fleet.
  • Hedland set for upgrade
    Australia's Port Hedland is set to receive a new marine control tower and operations centre as part of a AUD 70m ($51m) upgrade.

American Shipperweb site
JUNE 21, 2015
  • Truck drivers strike Southern California drayage company

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JUNE 21, 2015
  • Nigeria bans 113 tankers from waters, oil terminals
    Government did not provide a reason for the ban.
  • Cruise sector facing more opposition over emissions
    Londoners warn of increased air pollution.
  • Cruise sector facing more oppostion over emissions
    Londoners warn of increased air pollution.
  • Loss of propulsion incidents put under spotlight
    Causes of LOP can be categorised, says expert.
  • Fuel oil arbitrage to fall to a seven-month low
    Indications from Platts Bunkerworld show the Singapore bunker price for 380 cSt material has fallen 23% since early May.
  • New bunker barge design for US player
    Design comes with a 672 mt fuel oil capacity.
  • Singapore: Fourth try for bunker tanker sale
    Sale includes bunkers onboard.
  • Container traffic surges on US East Coast
    'We're seeing a lot of diversion from the US West Coast.'
  • New player enters Greek bunker market
    Premium Bunkering starts office in Piraeus.
  • India: Bunker fuel pollution convention signed
    Brings country in line with most maritime states.
  • UK Insurer: 'Seek advice on use of low sulphur fuels'
    Concerns remain, despite 'increasing demands' to burn low sulphur fuels.
  • New bunker barge design from US player
    Design comes with a 672 mt fuel oil capacity.
  • US player gets new bunker barge design
    Design comes with a 672 mt fuel oil capacity.
  • WFS bags US military bunker supply deal
    Deal worth over $14 million.
  • BC residents want oil removed from abandoned ship
    Locals fear vessel will sink with 13,000 litres of fuel onboard.
  • Industry develops 'next-generation LNG carrier'
    Team achieved '5% increase in cargo volume capacity and 8% increase in energy efficiency'.

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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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Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
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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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