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July 23, 2015
Sched Netweb site
JUNE 23, 2015
  • Hong Kong port faces shrinking box volumes for 12th month
  • Far East trades propel shippers' to US east coast ports
  • US east coast ports lead the pack in US import growth in first half
  • LA-LB port truckers strike against 160-truck Pac9 Transportation
  • Maersk to levy US$200 per box congestion fee at Aqaba August 7
  • Canadian and Mexican ports pick up spill over from congested US ports: FMC
  • Canadian Pacific quarterly profit up 12pc to US$300 million on flat revenues
  • UPS Capital to buy G4S insured parcel services unit
  • Connecticut's XPO assumes Norbert Dentressangle's role at Tour de France
  • DB Schenker participates in cartel in violation of company code
  • CargoSmart launches Big Schedules to help shippers see more faster
  • Long Beach hailed in Hong Kong as top port in North America
  • Hong Kong still on the plus side in air cargo - up 0.6pc - but only just
  • Emirates resumes flights to Erbil, in embattled Iraqi Kurdistan
  • ABC wants to buy first rate Martinair if AF-KLM still want to sell
  • Xiamen Airlines signs Dutch trucker Jan de Rijk Logistics for pan-Euro service

Exim Indiaweb site
JUNE 22, 2015
  • Container service reliability shows further improvement in June
  • LNGreen next-generation LNG carrier concept completed
  • P&I firms adopting wait-&-watch approach after Iran deal
  • Vrrddhi Freight celebrating first anniversary of successful operations
  • APM Terminals Inland Services, South Asia establishes bio-gas conversion facility in Tamil Nadu
  • Kerala CM seeks cabotage relaxation for Vizhinjam Port
  • Migration of old terminal operators at Major Ports to deregulated tariff regime continues to be in limbo
  • Survey gives Jebel Ali top rank in productivity
  • Highway projects worth INR 25K cr. to be undertaken in J&K this year: Gadkari
  • Aluminium industry asks for hike in import duty
  • Centre committed to roll out dual GST in 2016
  • Coffee exports set to increase due to bumper crop
  • Gujarat govt plans to relocate existing electricity infrastructure
  • INR turns marginally weak against dollar

International Transport Journalweb site
JUNE 23, 2015
  • How to melt forwarders' hearts

IHS Maritimeweb site
JUNE 22, 2015
  • Israel's Haifa port sets productivity record
    Israel's Haifa port set a productivity record last week while servicing ZIM Los Angeles, an 8,200 teu fully cellular container vessel. Six STS cranes at Haifa's Carmel Container Terminal handled 318.8 containers per ship hour. The port reported another record during the shift for containers moved
  • MacGregor drags down Cargotec Q2 results
    Cargotec has posted an 11% year-on-year (y/y) slide in second-quarter orders after gains at Kalmar and Hiab were outweighed by a slump at its MacGregor business unit. The Finnish cargo-handling equipment maker's Kalmar unit produces port and terminal container handling machinery while Hiab mainly
  • Self-propelled barge opens up Thames transport
    London's River Thames will carry increasing quantities of building materials through the launch of an innovative self-propelled work barge and its sister vessel, according to their operator and owner. Scheldemond I & II, now operating on the river to serve central London's civil engineering
  • DSME CEO pledges to resolve crisis
    Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) will restructure to resolve financial difficulties highlighted in recent "embarrassing" news stories, according to CEO Jung Sung-Leep. In a statement in Korean on DSME's website he said the shipbuilder will "remove internal diseases to become a
  • VLGC rates dive as traders relet ships
    After reaching a 2015 high of USD137.938 per tonne on 15 July, rates to ship LPG on very large gas carriers (VLGCs) have since been falling. On 21 July, rates averaged USD129.375 per tonne, working out to USD132,147 in daily earnings at current bunker prices in Fujairah. An Oslo-based broker told
  • CANSI: Chinese shipyard new orders to drop 58% y/y
    Chinese shipyards' new orders are expected to drop at least 58% year on year (y/y) from 60 million dwt in 2014 to 20-25 million dwt in 2015, according to China National Association of Shipbuilding Industry (CANSI). The significant decline in new orders would be due to the persistent overcapacity
  • VARD posts $6.2m loss in 2Q15
    Singapore-listed Norwegian offshore support vessel builder VARD Holdings posted a NOK51 million (USD6.2 million) loss for the second quarter of 2015. The result reversed a NOK105 million profit for the same period in 2014. The loss was due to severance payments as VARD restructured its business in
  • Ship fined for reef pollution
    An Australian court has fined the master and owner of the Hong Kong-flagged ANL Kardinia for dumping garbage on the Great Barrier Reef. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) announced on 22 July that it had successfully prosecuted shipowner One Armania Shipping Ltd and its master on 20
  • BHP announces 13% hike in ore output
    BHP Billiton's Pilbara iron ore production rose under 15% for fiscal year 2015 (FY15), but enough to send shivers through the Australian stock market and iron ore juniors. The iron ore output of 254 million tonnes for the year, up 13%, according to BHP's operations review for the year ended 30
  • Keppel wins third FLNG conversion from Golar LNG
    Singapore's Keppel Shipyard has won a third contract worth USD684 million from Golar LNG to convert an LNG carrier into a floating LNG (FLNG) vessel. The contract, involving the conversion of LNG carrier Gandria, is the exercising of the second of two options, after the first option, involving the
  • Seoul steps up ferry safety precautions as vacation season nears
    Seoul will implement countermeasures to ensure ferry safety as thousands of South Koreans are expected to sail to the country's various resort islands for the summer break. From 24 July to 9 August, the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries will mobilise 156 ferries for a special transportation service

The Loadstarweb site
JUNE 22, 2015
  • Martinair not for sale, says AF-KLM Cargo boss as court rejects pilots' status claim
  • Rumours growing of APL sale, but with more losses on the cards, who will buy?
  • Forwarding business model under threat as global supply chains become regional

Marine Logweb site
JUNE 22, 2015
  • Southeast Asia hijackings of small tankers continue
  • CoCo Yachts books another Coastal Cruiser contract
  • Grand Bahamas completes drill ship project ahead of schedule
  • Golar inks contract for third GoFLNG conversion

World Wide Shipperweb site
JUNE 22, 2015
  • Styrk announces plans to leave Port Seattle maritime director post
  • Olympia Port Commission meeting set for new Percival Plaza location
  • Coast Guard rescue swimmer saves four from grounded fishing boat
  • American Trucking Associations releases for-hire truck tonnage index for June
  • EVA Air agrees to purchase five Boeing 777 freighter planes

Lloyd's Listweb site
JUNE 22, 2015
  • DryShips agrees 11-ship restructuring with charterer
    Owner waives $16.5m in overdue income while charterer drops purchase options on seven capesizes
  • Nigeria ban yet to impact West Africa VLCC rates
    Ban could limit VLCC availability on West Africa to Asia spot trade, pushing up freight rate for owners
  • Beijing to create whitelist for rig builders
    Effectiveness of government-led lists in doubt following similar move last year to tackle yard overcapacity in building commercial vessels
  • Seattle and Tacoma win FMC clearance for port alliance
    Pacific northwest pair authorised to operate and market marine terminals together
  • Bharati files for creditor protection and gets a cash infusion
    Distressed debt financier buys up loans and injects $94m
  • HPH Trust sees 26% fall in profit attributable to unit holders
    Singapore-listed unit trust says that shipments to the EU declined more than expected
  • Southeast Asia piracy incidents climb sharply, says IMB
    Of the 13 hijackings globally in 2015, 11 were of small tankers in the Southeast Asian region
  • DP World looks to Kazak hub for route into Iran
    Aktau has the potential to become a gateway, says Dubai-based operator's chairman
  • Golar agrees third FLNG conversion
    The converted vessel will liquefy gas in the waters off Equatorial Guinea by 2019
  • The new normal?
    Ultra large containerships and mega alliances appear to be here to stay. But what will this mean for shippers and how will they adapt?
  • New tugs and harbour to support BHPB export drive
    With iron ore throughput in the Pilbara seemingly set to increase, more tug boats are required to handle the extra volume
  • Data Hub: Asia-Mediterranean trades
    Carriers cut capacity as widening supply and demand gulf sends freight rates crashing

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JUNE 22, 2015
  • Kenco increases investment in supply chain innovation with Kenco Innovation Labs
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Kenco-a leading provider of integrated logistics solutions, real estate services, and material handling equipment-has established a department focused on researching and developing innovative approaches to supply chain management challenges. Kenco Innovation Labs and its dedicated team of innovation specialists will collaborate with customers to identify, research, and protot
  • Mexico - inland haulage/weight restrictions 2015
    Hapag-Lloyd informs about the weight restrictions in Mexico. The Mexican Ministry of Transport has published in the Official Gazette the new "Gross Weight and Dimensions Regulation" (NOM-012-SCT-2-2014), applicable as of January 15, 2015. This regulation establishes the co-responsibility of the user/customer contracting transport services for damages arising as result of non...
  • Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. purchases of three ATR 72 aircraft
    HONOLULU - Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., parent of Hawaiian Airlines, today announced plans to acquire three ATR 72 turboprop aircraft in an all-cargo configuration to expand its interisland shipping services. The new operation will launch in the first half of 2016, starting with flights between Honolulu International Airport (HNL) and Kona...
  • Linda Styrk leaving Seattle ports for position with pilots association
    Linda Styrk, managing director of the Port of Seattle's maritime division, is leaving the port to take the position of executive director for the Puget Sound Pilots. Styrk holds a U.S. Coast Guard Third Mate's License, and she is married to a pilot who guides ships through the Northwest Passage...
  • FedEx Express seeks density, rebalances capacity with 767s
    The massive freighter order FedEx filed with Boeing this week will do more than replace aging planes. The addition of as many as 100 Boeing 767-300 freighters over the next few years will mark a major shift in how FedEx Express manages capacity and yield in its global network. A month...
  • Employer attorney warns port labor bills could backfire
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Congressional proposals to clamp down on longshore unions in reaction to West Coast port slowdowns could backfire, warned the chief attorney for waterfront employers on the East and Gulf coasts. "Congress should be guided by that old adage that states, 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it,'"...
  • FMC gives green light to Seattle-Tacoma port alliance
    A new era of cooperation between Seattle and Tacoma will dawn Thursday when the Northwest Seaport Alliance becomes effective following approval of the agreement by the Federal Maritime Commission. The FMC Tuesday unanimously allowed the alliance to become effective, opening the door for joint marketing, planning and infrastructure development in the...
  • Improving US intermodal rail service propels Hub Group turnaround
    Hub Group said the intermodal rail service of its two major partners, Union Pacific Railroad and Norfolk Southern Railway, is improving, albeit not fully recovered, delivering a better financial performance than the prior quarter. The company said it expects intermodal volumes to grow 4 to 7 percent this year after volume...
  • Seven new services bring 1 million additional TEUs to Busan
    The first half of 2015 brought seven new services to Busan's youngest terminal and an additional 1 million 20-foot-equivalent unit containers through South Korea's largest marine gateway, port officials said Wednesday. Since the start of the year, officials at the aptly named Busan New Container Terminal have welcomed five Ocean Three...
  • New Supply Chain Solutions Needed?
    A continuing capacity shortage, rising freight rates, and stricter government regulations exacerbate transportation challenges faced by shippers. Outsourcing transportation can be a solution - and for many companies is the most important strategic decision it makes. This whitepaper provides practical tips on how to outsource transportation effectively, and covers the...
  • FedEx Express to add more than 100 Boeing 767s to fleet
    A month after taking delivery of the 100th 767-300 freighter built by Boeing, FedEx has ordered 50 more 767s and has the option to purchase another 50 of the cargo planes as it upgrades and "rationalizes" its global fleet of more than 640 package and freight-carrying aircraft. The express division of...
  • Costamare, York Capital extend joint venture investment period
    LONDON - Greek shipowner Costamare and U.S. hedge fund York Capital Management have extended the investment period of a joint venture that has spent $1.1 billion on new and secondhand container ships since it was established two years ago. The joint venture, formed in May 2013, will continue to invest in...
  • Idle container ship fleet expands for second straight month
    LONDON - The number of idle container ships of more than 500-TEU capacity increased in July for the second consecutive month, totaling 112 units of 342,900 TEUs on July 13, according to Alphaliner. Unemployment has risen across all size segments, with the 2,000- to 3,000-TEU sector posting the sharpest increase because...
  • Pactl volumes hit record first half
    HONG KONG - China's busiest air cargo terminal in Shanghai continued its record-breaking run this year, posting the strongest first-half result in the company's history.Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal Co. Ltd. (Pact) grew its cargo tonnage by almost 11 percent year-over-year, handling 762,104 tons of air freight during the...
  • Environmental objections threaten Santos port deepening
    Despite the naming of EEL Infraestruturas Ltd.'s lowest bid of $110 million as a winner for a new dredging tender for the Port of Santos, shippers using Brazil's leading gateway have started to get nervous about if and when work needed to handle larger vessels will be completed. This is because...
  • Poor first half as weak Europe hits Hutchison volumes
    HONG KONG - Hutchison Port Holdings Trust recorded a 26 percent fall in net profit in the first half as revenue remained virtually flat and container volumes at its South China terminals rose just 2 percent compared to the first six months of last year.The Singapore-listed HPHT is the operator...
  • Indian container terminal converted to ro-ro as development lags
    After months of saying it was nearing completion of a new, dedicated container facility, Mumbai Port earlier this week opened its first privately-developed offshore container terminal for an unexpected purpose - roll-on, roll-off operations. The $300 million offshore project, on which construction began in 2009, is already years behind schedule and instead...
  • GLP leads investors in $7 billion China logistics property fund
    There is huge demand in China for modern warehouses capable of handling the rapid rise in e-commerce shipments.HONG KONG - Logistics property developer GLP and a consortium of investors have established a $7 billion China-focused logistics infrastructure fund aimed at developing modern warehouse facilities across the mainland.GLP China will manage...
  • Mediator Cohen praised by ILA, USMX
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - George Cohen, retired director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, took a curtain call at this week's International Longshoremen's Association convention. Credited by the ILA and United States Maritime Alliance with helping them avoid an East and Gulf coast strike in 2012-13, Cohen was invited back to...
  • Marad close to releasing maritime strategy draft
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The U.S. Maritime Administration expects by late summer or early fall to seek public comments for its proposed national maritime strategy, which has been a top goal of Marad Administrator Paul "Chip" Jaenichen. "We want stakeholder input, we want stakeholder guidance," Jaenichen told the International Longshoremen's Association...
  • USMX's Adam tells ILA: Contract needs 'tweaks,' not rewrite
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The chief negotiator for East and Gulf waterfront employers told International Longshoremen's Association officials that any long-term contract extension would involve "tweaks," not a total rewrite of the current six-year agreement. "When I'm describing it to people, I explain it as an extension with tweaks, because...
  • US Senate highway bill hits a speedbump
    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate Tuesday failed to move forward with legislation that would have authorized funding for American roads and infrastructure for another six years, after Democrats said they hadn't had enough time to review the bill. In a 42-56 vote, lawmakers voted against proceeding with a bill that would...

TradeWindsweb site
JUNE 22, 2015
  • Intertanko protests ban
    Intertanko has issued a strong protest against Nigeria's decision to ban 113 tankers from its coast.
  • Ezra raises $150m
    Ezra raised SGD 200m ($150m) in gross proceeds from a rights issue that is aimed at strengthening the offshore vessel owner's balance sheet.
  • Fire on Royal cruiseship
    Royal Caribbean Cruises confirmed that a fire broke out on a cruiseship calling at Jamaica.
  • DryShips in charter overhaul
    George Economou says deal with major charterer is a prudent way to take advantage of market volatility.
  • Yards seek cash
    Bangladesh's shipbuilding industry is pressing for state help to compete with Asian rivals.
  • Winter warmer for VLCCs
    Fearnley Securities has initiated coverage of newly floated Gener8 Maritime with a buy rating on the company amid the belief VLCC rates could pass through $100,000 per day this year.
  • DHT turns up dividend tap
    US-listed crude tanker specialist DHT Holdings has revealed a more aggressive dividend policy in light of the hot market.
  • One missing after sinking
    A seafarer is feared dead after his cargoship sank off Istanbul following a collision in the early hours of Wednesday.
  • Owner fined for dumping
    A shipowner has been penalised for dumping food waste on to the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Who took the money?
    Atlantic Navigation says more than $0.7m was removed from bank account without permission.
  • Cuban momentum builds
    Two more companies have confirmed cruises to Cuba as the US opens up its relations with the Caribbean island.
  • Lamnalco exits
    The impossibility of open competition has led tug owner Smit Lamnalco to pull out of Australian ports.
  • Japan eyes Caspian port
    Japan and Turkmenistan are in talks over potential investment in the latter's new Caspian Sea port.
  • Artemis moves for Ponant
    The Pinault family's Artemis holding company is in talks to buy French cruise line Ponant.
  • Costamare extends York deal
    Costamare revealed it had extended its partnership with private equity giant York Capital as it reported a strong second quarter performance today.
  • Attacks keep coming
    ICC report shows pirates raiding small coastal tankers every two weeks off southeast Asia.
  • Fincantieri profit halved
    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has seen its first-half earnings chopped in half as financial costs rose.
  • Bharati's cash boost
    A reconstruction specialist company is to pump INR 6bn ($94.41m) into India's struggling Bharati Shipyard after it filed for creditor protection on Tuesday.
  • Vinalines turns a profit
    Restructuring Vietnamese state owner Vinalines has made a profit in the first half of 2015 as debt talks continue.
  • Second nickel-ore casualty
    A second bulker is reported to have experienced cargo liquefaction problems after loading nickel-ore in the Philippines.
  • Golar's GoFLNG hat-trick
    Golar LNG is to convert a third LNG carrier into a Golar floating liquefaction facility (GoFLNG) it has been confirmed.
  • Pakistan sees STS first
    Excelerate FSRU receives 130,000-cbm of LNG using the double-banked transfer system.
  • Vard trims losses in Q2
    Vard Holdings has managed to stem its losses in the second quarter after the heavy losses reported at the start of the year.

American Shipperweb site
JUNE 22, 2015
  • NEWS FLASH: FMC approves Seattle-Tacoma port alliance
  • Teamsters: Pac 9 driver wage hearing to begin next week
  • Busan New Container Terminal sees rapid growth
  • PACTL sees record airfreight tonnage in first half 2015
  • Executive Moves: Puget Sound Pilots and Port of Coos Bay
  • Qatar Airways Cargo introduces new freighter
  • ASF Intermodal expands to Lousiana
  • Commerce removes Cuba from terrorism sponsor list
  • Port of Redwood City reports slight drop in cargo volumes
  • Dicom buys L.A.-based final-mile transportation provider
  • Canada expands FTA with Israel
  • Hawaiian Airlines readies interisland cargo service
  • Boeing finalizes $1.5b order with EVA Air
  • Kansas City Southern Q2 earnings slip
  • ATA: Truck tonnage index falls 0.5% in June
  • Senate pushes long-term transportation bill

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JUNE 22, 2015
  • Report: Coastal tankers in SouthEast Asia attacked bi-weekly
    Five small tankers were hijacked in South East Asian waters during Q2, International Maritime Bureau says.
  • Fiji urged to ratify IMO's Bunker Oil Pollution Convention
    In order to be fully compensated in the event of a fuel oil spill.
  • Cosco Xiamen orders 'fuel efficient' fast ferry
    Ship will achieve 'fuel savings of 10%' compared to ferries of a similar capacity.
  • LNG for bunker barge nearing completion
    LNG push barge due for delivery early next year.
  • Box ship arrest in Singapore
    Vessel controlled by Indian interests.
  • South Korean supplies tighten
    Typhoon disupted supplies.
  • Sri Lanka prepares to expand Colombo operations
    Port Authority chairman backs Hambantota.
  • Australia: Commercial shipping under attack for emissions
    Other Sydney residents target ship pollution.
  • Bunker prices likely to remain soft
    Crude oil prices have touched their lowest level since April.
  • Shanghai: LNG bunkering JV
    Project includes R&D into LNG-fuelled ships.
  • New bunker monitoring system to enter Nigerian market
    System set for launch by next month.
  • Singapore: Bunker tanker gets MFM approval
    The Milos starts MFM bunkering operations.
  • EU to lift Iranian bunkering ban by 2023
    Seeks to 'terminate all nuclear-related economic sanctions against Iran over next ten years'.
  • Sources: 'New MGO suppliers in South Korean market'
    MGO prices soften on increased competition.
  • Piracy in Asia up 18% during first half of 2015
    Compared to the same period last year.
  • Firms resolve LNG-fuelled ferry's 'commissioning issues'
    Issues were unrelated to the vessel's engines, as previously reported.

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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
PORTS
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
DATABASE
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ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
Rostock
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
Genoa
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
Oslo
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
Hamburg
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Rome
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
Genoa
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Rome
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Tokyo
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
Ravenna
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
Ravenna
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
Memphis
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
Genoa
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Ancona
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Rome
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
Tokyo
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Rome
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
Geneva
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Marseille
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
Livorno
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Montreal
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
Genoa
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Trieste
Report on work in liguri ports
Genoa
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Arezzo
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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