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Independent journal on economy and transport policy
20:24 GMT+2
July 24, 2015
Sched Netweb site
JUNE 24, 2015
  • MOL to levy $750/TEU Asia-WC Latin America rate hike August 15
  • Hutchison quarterly profit up 7pc to US$11.1 million, revenue rises 1pc
  • Jebel Ali Port takes global top spot for box ship moves
  • Baltimore ranked No 1 in US for container berth productivity
  • Haifa reports setting port productivity record - 74.7 moves per crane hour
  • Shippers, stakeholders hail Aquino's liberalising Philippines cabotage law
  • Kansas City Southern quarterly profit falls 13.8pc to US$112 million
  • Panalpina profit down 5pc US$767.7 million as revenue falls 9.1pc
  • Tanjung Pelepas looks to expand capacity to 15 million TEU
  • No quick fix for Iran's container trade despite lifting of sanctions
  • Normal trade rejected, Iran slaps crippling duties on wheat and barley
  • Turkish plans for Swedish box shop 170 kilometres from Stockholm unfold
  • Marseille Fos has its day in the sun with volumes up 10pc to 627,383 TEU
  • FedEx shortens outbound service transits from seven cities in China
  • Pactl first half volumes up 11pc, hit new 762,104-ton record
  • Munich's 3rd runway survives eco-court challenge, but headwinds remain
  • Air Charter Service Africa flies breeding lions to breed again in Rwanda
  • Air cargo capacity needed to keep up with Cambodian manufacturing

Exim Indiaweb site
JUNE 23, 2015
  • Container equipment leasing rates hit record lows
  • Maritime piracy report reveals continued attacks against small tankers in South-East Asia
  • MOL receives letter of appreciation for transporting relief supplies to Philippines
  • NYK vessel rescues fishermen in distress
  • Honda Cars India to export auto components worth INR 1K cr.
  • London Gateway logistics hub opens
  • Mumbai Port Trust continues 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'
  • Shipyard project to be considered after work starts at Vizhinjam, says Kerala Minister
  • Vizag Port retains numero uno position in handling marine products exports
  • Ministry of Railways holds meeting with banks & financial institutions to sensitise them about opportunities & challenges offered by investment & capacity building plans
  • ABB India receives INR 125 cr. order from PowerGrid
  • Alstom India bags eastern dedicated freight corridor project
  • GST of Centre & states urged to be fixed at around 19.5 pc
  • Steep fall in rupee on heavy dollar demand from importers
  • ECGC, Gandhidham Chamber organising export conference tomorrow

IHS Maritimeweb site
JUNE 23, 2015
  • Vancouver expands shore power to container terminals
    Port Metro Vancouver is expanding its shore power system for berthed ships from its cruise facilities to cover the Deltaport and Centerm container terminals, president and CEO Robin Silvester announced on 22 July. The cost of the project, estimated at more than USD11 million, will be split between
  • US approves Seattle-Tacoma pact
    Seattle and Tacoma will soon become America's third-largest container gateway after receiving approval for a marketing and operations alliance from US regulators. The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) voted unanimously on 22 July to allow the Port of Seattle-Port of Tacoma Alliance Agreement to
  • Adani Ports finalises $650m bond offering
    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone, the Indian private ports operator that plans to raise USD650 million from its inaugural bond offering, has finalised the pricing of its senior unsecured notes, due 2020. In a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange today, the company said the offer price is
  • China Harbour Engineering proposes shipbuilding dockyard in southern Sri Lanka
    Sri Lanka is considering a proposal by China Harbour Engineering Company to construct a shipbuilding and repair dockyard at Hambantota Port on the south coast. A government spokesman, Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne, told reporters that the cabinet had approved CHEC's plan to do a feasibility
  • KKR/Borealis take over Commerzbank fleet
    US private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) and its London-based ship management partner Borealis have bought Commerzbank's distressed ship portfolio, Hanseatic Ship Asset Management (HSAM). The two partners are paying USD255 million for the portfolio of 18 vessels taken over from
  • Australian ship detentions rise
    The number of ships detained in Australian ports increased by 15.5% in 2014, according to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority's Port State Control 2014 report released this month. The authority detained 269 ships last year, up from 233 in 2013. Along with the sharp increase in detentions,
  • Pan Ocean executes new round of debt-to-equity swaps
    South Korean bulker operator Pan Ocean has executed another round of debt-to-equity swaps. The latest sees 518,789 shares being issued to creditors at a price of KRW12,500 (USD10.80) each. These shares will go to creditors whose unsecured claims were confirmed in Pan Ocean's initial rehabilitation
  • Keppel eyes more FLNG business
    Keppel Offshore & Marine (O&M) said it believed the floating LNG (FLNG) sector will be a new growth area, even as low oil prices have slashed rig orders. The Singapore-based rig builder made this announcement on 23 July as parent company Keppel Corporation posted its second quarter 2015 results.
  • Sainty Marine plans to dispose of four completed Ultramaxes
    Shenzhen-listed Sainty Marine plans to dispose of four completed Ultramaxes that have been abandoned by Germany's Corbita Maritime Investment. The company will take advantage of the disposal to mitigate its financial hardships and boost its liquidity, a stock filing of Sainty Marine said on 23
  • Valletta hosts five cruise ships in one go
    The Grand Harbour of Valletta hosted no less than five cruise ships bringing with them some 14,000 passengers on 22 July. This year is set to be a record year for the Maltese port in terms of cruise passengers, with an estimated 640,000 visitors on the 325 ships due. Studies commissioned by
  • Court fines Dredging NZ over worker's death
    A New Zealand court has fined Dredging NZ NZD79,500 (USD52,494) and ordered it to pay NZD42,000 in reparation following a worker's death in Westpark Marina, west Auckland, in 2013. The Auckland District Court sentenced the company on 21 July under Section 6 of the Health and Safety Employment Act
  • Fortescue triples ore shipments
    Australian iron ore company Fortescue Metals Group tripled its iron ore shipments during the financial year (FY) 2015, it announced on 23 July. This is despite the company criticising two other top Australian miners - BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto - for increasing output, thereby contributing to a
  • Italian port reform to be debated in September
    Italian transport minister Graziano Delrio told a conference of the national ports association Assoporti that the proposed reform of Italy's ports will be debated after the August parliamentary recess. The proposals aim to reform both ports and their supporting infrastructure in an effort to recoup
  • China calls offshore yards to apply for 'whitelist' inclusion
    China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on 21 July issued a notice to shipbuilders, inviting offshore shipyards to submit applications to be included in the offshore 'whitelist'. Offshore shipyards must submit applications to local ship administrations for initial review
  • 'Business as usual' say DSME creditor banks
    Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering's (DSME's) main creditor bank has asserted that it is still business as usual with the embattled shipbuilder. In a statement issued on 23 July, Korea Development Bank (KDB) said that itself, Export-Import Bank of Korea, and other creditor banks have been
  • CSSC Leasing grants $960m financial commitment to Golar LNG
    CSSC (Hong Kong) Shipping Leasing, a branch of China State Shipbuilding Corporation(CSSC), has inked a deal with Golar LNG to provide USD960 million financial commitment for the conversion and leaseback of the GoFLNG Hilli. According to the agreement, CSSC Leasing will fund 80% of the project in
  • Tanker hijackings still a scourge in Southeast Asia
    Piracy and sea robbery incidents in Asia were up 18% in the first half of 2015, compared with the same period in 2014, piracy reporting centre ReCAAP ISC'S half-yearly report shows. In particular, there was a substantial increase in the number of petty theft cases on ships sailing in the Straits of
  • West of England P&I cautions on nickel ore liquefaction
    The West of England P&I Club has issued guidance on nickel ore liquefaction, after a Malaysian Bulk Carriers-owned bulker listed while shipping such cargo. The nickel ore carried by Maybulk's Alam Manis is believed to have liquefied amid stormy weather when the ship was about 225 nm southeast of
  • Nagoya's cargo traffic tumbles in April
    Cargo traffic at Nagoya port, central Japan, declined 8.6% in April from a year earlier to 16.763 million tonnes as both foreign trade and domestic trade slumped, according to preliminary figures released by the Nagoya Port Authority. Of the 16.763 million tonnes, 10.988 million tonnes came from

The Loadstarweb site
JUNE 23, 2015
  • Panalpina survives soft air and sea volumes with strict cost control
  • Confusion over number of Cargolux flights grounded after safety talks abandoned
  • Punctual Maersk pulls MSC up the container carrier reliability rankings

Marine Logweb site
JUNE 23, 2015
  • K-Line agrees settlement in car carrier antitrust suit
  • Navy salvages cannon from wreck of Confederate ironclad
  • FMT takes delivery of 61st towboat from Eastern Shipbuilding
  • Cruise giant in landmark ADA settlement with U.S.
  • LaNaval set to launch CNG fueled eco ferry
  • BSEE puts tight controls on Shell's Chuchki drilling
  • Small fire on Freedom of the Seas gets big headlines

World Wide Shipperweb site
JUNE 23, 2015
  • Coast Guard sets safety zone for drill vessel's Portland call
  • US rail freight traffic count sees another negative week
  • New 'ECO' tanker added to TOP Ships vessel lineup
  • Drewry releases latest numbers for carrier on-time performance
  • CMA CGM Group takes delivery of new 2,100 TEU container ship

Lloyd's Listweb site
JUNE 23, 2015
  • Removal from Nigeria tanker ban list may take months, lawyers warn
    Nigerian Navy will enforce ban in territorial waters and exclusive economic zone
  • Scorpio Tankers withdraws from LPG
    NYSE-listed tanker player sells all remaining shares in Dorian LPG
  • Nigeria's new government faces huge challenge to reform oil industry
    Radical steps must be taken to avoid economic collapse
  • Korea Development Bank saves DSME's boxship deal with Maersk
    State lender provides refund guarantees for second generation Triple-E ships
  • Panalpina sees box growth slow in second quarter
    Half-year freight volumes grow in line with the market, but revenues per box decline
  • TOP Ships aims to expand further
    Latest delivery starts multi-year time charter to BP
  • Commerzbank sells 18 ships to KKR/Toepfer vehicle
    $255m deal sees Embarcadero fleet top 50
  • CMA CGM upgrades Europe-Caribbean service
    French line has been increasing capacity and services in the Caribbean steadily this year.
  • Consolidation speeds up in China shipbuilding industry
    Top 10 players took up 75.4% of the total fresh contracts in the first six months of 2015

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JUNE 23, 2015
  • ILA revamps leadership team with younger blood
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Dennis Daggett, son of International Longshoremen's Association President Harold Daggett, was elected Thursday to the union's No. 2 post as several other mostly younger ILA officials also were elevated to higher positions. The changes are being made with an eye on impending negotiations with the United...
  • California port execs push state government for funding
    Port of Los AngelesCalifornia port executives Thursday urged key legislative representatives meeting in Oakland to invest in the state's priority trade corridors to stem the loss of cargo to competing North American ports. "Challenges to our business are everywhere - Mexico, Canada and the U.S. East Coast," said Chris Lytle, executive...
  • Acquisition aimed at giving Descartes' shippers more supply chain visibility
    Descartes has announced the second purchase of a logistics software firm in three days as the company seeks to bolster its network that provides shippers with more visibility of their shipments while in transit. Shipment visibility is at the core of Descartes just announced purchase of BearWare for $11.25 million, whose...
  • AIT Worldwide Logistics names Alex Toledo Miami station manager
    ITASCA, Illinois - AIT Worldwide Logistics is pleased to announce the hiring of Alex Toledo as the company's new station manager in Miami, Florida. With more than 20 years of experience in the supply chain management industry, Toledo brings a wealth of expertise to his new role. He is especially well-versed...
  • UP profit growth falls despite intermodal volume increase
    Increased intermodal traffic and higher rates on cargo weren't enough to offset significant overall freight and coal losses in the second quarter for Union Pacific Railroad. Profit at the Omaha, Nebraska railway declined 7 percent year-over-year in the second quarter to $1.2 billion. Revenue fell 10 percent during the same period...
  • Maersk reliability rubs off on 2M partner, MSC
    Maersk, the most reliable carrier in the industry, seems to be rubbing off on Mediterranean Shipping Co., which has seen its reliability improve since joining the 2M Alliance. The shipping analyst Drewry says that since the 2M Alliance became operational in mid-January 2015, MSC's reliability has improved 10 percent from 54...
  • Maersk hooks Vladivostok fish business
    Maersk Line has signed an agreement with the Vladivostok Sea Port, one of Russia's largest seaports, for regular container transport of fish and fish products from the Far East port to the central regions of the country. The volume generated from the agreement is expected to be 170,000-200,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units of...
  • Carriers cut container investment as they hike ship spending
    LONDON - Ocean carriers are spending heavily on new ships but are less keen to invest in new containers, according to Drewry Maritime Research. Carriers and charter ship-owners spent an estimated $10 billion on orders for new vessels with a capacity of 1.06 million 20-foot-equivalent units in 2014 and $9.5 billion...
  • Panalpina Q2 profit down on weak ocean, air freight
    LONDON - Panalpina's earnings dipped two percent in the second quarter on sluggish growth in ocean container traffic and a decline in air freight volumes. The Swiss global forwarding and logistics group posted a consolidated profit of 25.7 million francs ($27 million) against 26.2 million francs in the same period in...
  • Costs, competition drag down Container Corp. of India profit
    The combined impact of rising operating costs and sluggish domestic intermodal volume growth amid intense competition from private rail operators drove state-owned Container Corporation of India's first quarter net profit down 26.5 percent from year-over-year to approximately $32.5 million. The sharp fall in net earnings came even as Concor's income during...
  • AirBridgeCargo growth leaves rivals grounded
    LONDON - AirBridgeCargo's traffic grew 17 percent in the first half of the year as Russia's largest all-cargo carrier pulled further ahead of its European rivals. The Moscow-based airline transported 218,000 tonnes (240,340 tons) of freight across its growing global network, while volume measured by freight tonne kilometres surged 22 percent...
  • Vancouver to invest in on-shore power for ships
    Deltaport, Port Metro VancouverPort Metro Vancouver announced Wednesday that it will invest $12 million to install shore power at the Deltaport and Centerm terminals to reduce harmful diesel emissions from container vessels at berth. The projects, expected to be operational by March 31, 2017, will each eliminate 75 tons of...
  • Manila yards half full and ready for action, port authority says
    HONG KONG - The two terminals in Manila that experienced chronic congestion for much of last year are currently just over half utilized and ready for the peak season, according to the Philippine Ports Authority.Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), the flagship facility of global port operator ICTSI, has 59 percent...
  • Knight Transportation gets a truckload of profit, revenue
    Knight Transportation posted solid a second quarter, fueled by strong results in its trucking and logistics divisions. To date, Knight is the only major truckload carrier to report both higher revenue and profit in the second quarter of 2015, suggesting higher rates played a considerable role in the company's second-quarter...
  • UPS reportedly eyes Coyote as logistics mergers multiply
    The "Pack" at work in Coyote Logistics' headquarters in downtown Chicago. Photo courtesy Coyote Logistics. Acquisition and merger activity in the third-party logistics and transportation markets is increasingly frenzied, as 3PLs and transport operators look to build the scale and provide the services needed to hook and land large shippers. Talks and...

TradeWindsweb site
JUNE 23, 2015
  • CMB losses balloon
    Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) saw its first-half result sink deeper into the red as bulker owner subsidiary Bocimar suffered from twin blows of bulker sale losses and declining charter rates.
  • Carnival boosts Chinese fleet
    Carnival Corporation is making good on its promise to focus on the Chinese market as it revealed plans to add two more ships to its Asian fleet.
  • Borealis eyes more bulkers
    Christoph Toepfer says dry ships in Commerzbank fleet deal may not be the last to join Borealis fleet.
  • Scorpio sheds Dorian stake
    Scorpio Tankers has cashed in its remaining stake in Dorian LPG to complete a successful investment in the VLGC market for the products tanker owner.
  • Mile-Stone for Princess
    Princess Cruises has brought a famous chef onboard in its effort to enhance its cruise services.
  • PGS turns red in Q2
    Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) has slipped into the red in the second quarter as reduced spending from oil companies impacted the overall market.
  • Borealis in Commerzbank coup
    British owner completes its second fleet deal with bank in under a year, taking fleet past 50 ships.
  • Cosco Shipping VP exits
    Cosco Shipping has seen its vice chairman resign after more than 20 years with the company.
  • Keppel O&M profit down
    Distress in the offshore business has taken a toll on profit at Keppel Corp's offshore and marine arm.
  • Carnival goes to Barcelona
    Carnival Corporation is boosting its European presence by building its second private cruise terminal at the port of Barcelona, Spain.
  • GulfMark's losses grow
    GulfMark has seen its poor start to the financial year continue with losses mounting in the second quarter.
  • Guard-'con'
    Bimco claims that a number private maritime security companies (PMSCs) are using 'non-authentic' copies of its Guardcon contract.
  • SCI boxship arrested
    The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) has seen one of its modern containerships arrested in Singapore.

American Shipperweb site
JUNE 23, 2015
  • PierPass marks 10-year anniversary, but FMC questions recent rate hike
  • Werner sees Q2 profits grow
  • Senate votes to debate long-term transportation bill
  • Port truckers to benefit from new Virginia infrastructure projects
  • Air China Cargo launches new freighter service
  • CN increases net income 2% in Q2 2015
  • Kenco sets up logistics lab
  • Family indicted for defrauding Ex-Im Bank
  • Another acquisition for Descartes
  • Executive Moves: GT USA and Davies Turner
  • CP chairman resigns as railway reports record Q2 income
  • UPS reportedly looks to acquire Coyote Logistics

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JUNE 23, 2015
  • South East Bunkers opens new office in France
    To be headed by Eric Ninauve.
  • Fuel oil stocks reach new high
    Singapore fuel oil inventories surge 12% in seven days.
  • INTERTANKO protests Nigerian tanker ban
    Authorities have yet to explain why they have banned the vessels.
  • Danish idea to reduce fuel costs
    Involves treating scrubber wash water.
  • Iran holding millions of barrels of fuel oil, say officials
    But traders are sceptical.
  • Upgrades continue at Russian refineries
    As Moscow plant gets high-end production unit.
  • Shanghai sets targets for cutting ship-generated pollution
    Fresh warning that new standards for bunker fuel are in the pipeline.
  • China: Rise in fuel oil imports
    Influx of cargoes in June hit six-month high.
  • Ship gets 'eco' makeover
    Vessel undergoes 'total reconstruction' and name change.
  • LNG bunker barge nearing completion
    LNG push barge due for delivery early next year.
  • North Canadian bunkering facility set for 2018 opening
    Building works in progress.
  • Singapore: GTT eyes LNG bunker market
    With new office aiming to build regional presence.
  • Ship to get 'eco' makeover
    Vessel to undergo a 'total reconstruction'.
  • GTT: New arm to focus on LNG bunker market
    Company starts new office in Singapore.
  • Crude dips as US stockpiles rise
    WTI crude for September contract settled below $50.00 per barrel on Wednesday.
  • WTI crude settles below $50 per barrel
    Prices last dipped below $50 threshold in early April of this year.

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