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01:09 GMT+2
July 28, 2015
Sched Netweb site
JUNE 28, 2015
  • G6 Alliance cancels sailings, voiding 4 to meet collapse in shipping demand
  • AADA sets bunker surcharge at US$300/TEU on oil price decline
  • Asia-Europe rates down 22.8pc, Asia-Med 24pc, USWC 4.4pc, USEC 3.7pc
  • Brazil's federal workers' strike expected to cripple major ports
  • Hong Kong bureaucratic activists drive ships and cargo to Shenzhen
  • Hutchison Port Holdings' BEST Barcelona terminal wins customs certification
  • CMA CGM adds to NEFGUI service in Brazil, French Guyana, Trinidad
  • Virginia posts first profit since 2008 while setting cargo records
  • Worldgate Express Lines wins Singapore Secure Trade Partnership status
  • Bipartisan US highways funding bill expected to pass without fuss
  • First train from Kumming arrives in Rotterdam with 80 containers
  • Tokyo's April foreign trade box volume falls 11.9pc to 355,272 TEU
  • K+N launch two new Pharma LCL Reefer services to Singapore, Oz
  • Angry 'lost luggage' judge recused from BA price-fixing case
  • Union says safety at risk if Cargolux cracks down on malingering
  • Air China Cargo to link Edmonton with Shanghai for consumables
  • Volga-Dnepr sets up UK firm so AirBridgeCargo can operate in US

Exim Indiaweb site
JUNE 27, 2015
  • CMA CGM upgrades fleet calling North Brazil, French Guyana & Caribbean, takes delivery of first vessel of GUYANAMAX 3 vessel series
  • Davies Turner names new senior management
  • Egypt completes first trial run of 'new Suez Canal'
  • G6 Alliance announces schedule update between Asia & Europe
  • Hapag-Lloyd improves service between West Africa & Northern Europe
  • Nauticca Logistics completes nine years of successful operations
  • Panalpina reports stable profits in slow market environment
  • Significant fall in SCFI China-North Europe spot rate
  • Swift Freight moves its first import console to Mundra Port
  • Thailand evinces interest in Indian cotton after Bangladesh
  • Inter-terminal transfer of tractor trailers at JN Port a success
  • Korea unveils plans to create major transhipment facility at Busan
  • Permanent inland water transport (IWT) terminal to come up at Dhubri port in Assam: Radhakrishnan
  • Cotton fabric exports to rise by at least 10 pc with MEIS inclusion
  • Horticulture production jumps over 51 pc to 277 mt in 8 years
  • India may produce excess sugar for sixth straight year
  • INR plunges to six-month low of 64.20 against dollar
  • Kharif production may touch new highs on back of increased acreage
  • Over 40 pc of big infra projects progressing slowly
  • Texprocil urges govt to extend export concession to all knitted fabrics

IHS Maritimeweb site
JUNE 27, 2015
  • Nordic American buys two Suezmaxes for USD122 million
    Nordic American Tankers (NAT), the US-listed Suezmax owner that is managed from Norway, said it has agreed to acquire two Far East-built Suezmax tankers with an average age of five years for a total of USD122 million. The vessels are expected to be delivered in September and October 2015 and the
  • Carnival to build one of Europe's largest cruise terminals at Barcelona
    US cruise giant Carnival Corporation has received approval to build and operate a second terminal at the Port of Barcelona. At 11,500 m², the new Terminal E on the port's Adossat Wharf will be one of the largest in Europe. Carnival plans to begin the final design process and start construction in
  • French minister proposes Calais peace plan
    French secretary of state for transport Alain Vidalies has put forward a peace plan aimed at ending the disruption currently affecting cross-Channel ferry services at the French port of Calais. He has asked MyFerryLink seafarers, Danish cross-Channel operator DFDS, and Channel Tunnel operator
  • Analysis: EU helps Somalia's coastguard
    The EU's capacity building division has delivered more training and equipment to the Somali coastguard in Mogadishu, although experts warn that the trained officers should also be paid if maritime security efforts are not to fail. EUCAP Nestor (Horn of Africa and Western Indian Ocean) has delivered
  • Wan Hai tops punctuality survey
    Taiwanese carrier Wan Hai Lines topped a survey studying liner schedule reliability of the 20 biggest lines for March-May. The survey, by Danish maritime consultants SeaIntel Maritime Analysis, put Maersk in second place. Wan Hai has shown an improved yearly performance from 2012-15, moving from
  • DS Torm publishes post-restructuring listing prospectus
    DS Torm, the listed Danish product tanker company that has just completed restructuring its business, has published a listing prospectus to shares that were issued as part of the restructuring. The prospectus covers the more than 95 million A shares with a nominal value of DKK 0.01 (USD0.0015)
  • Siem Shipping reports firmer interims, eyes new markets
    Siem Shipping, the listed Norwegian reefer and car carrier owner, says it is looking at other sectors of shipping to expand its business after reporting stronger second quarter 2015 (2Q15) and first half 2015 (1H15) interim results. Group net profit in 2Q15 rose to USD4.8 million from USD3.2
  • Coastal Contracts sells eight vessels for $34m
    Malaysian offshore vessel owner Coastal Contracts has sold two offshore support vessels and six low-end vessels for MYR130 million (USD34 million). The transaction takes the company's cumulative sales to MYR1.97 billion, with vessels pending delivery up to 2017. The outstanding orderbook includes
  • South Korea grants further compensation to Sewol victims
    South Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) announced on 24 July that a Sewol compensation committee held a meeting and decided on the amount of compensation that the victims' families and survivors would receive. At the meeting, compensation for 15 deceased victims was set at
  • Shanghai to provide onshore power to vessels this year
    Shanghai plans to provide onshore power for oceangoing container ships and cruise ships in 2015 to cut vessel emissions while they are at berth. Construction works of the onshore power facilities had kicked off at the Guandong International Container Terminal of Yangshan Deep-water Port and
  • Cargo carrier sinks in Yangtze River
    A China-flagged cargo carrier sank in the Yangtze River after colliding with a product tanker on 23 July. Huayun Shipping-owned 4,615 gt Jiang Xia Xiang was ferrying 7,498 tonnes of stone from An Qing to Ningbo when it collided with China Shipping Tanker Company's 42,000 dwt Bai Chi in the
  • Trial convoys pass new Suez canal
    Convoys of ships in both directions have passed through the expanded Suez Canal for the first time on Saturday 25 July. The canal has been widened and deepened, adding bypasses on its western side to enable the canal to double its daily capacity from 49 to an estimated 97 ships. The website of the
  • Mercator Lines (Singapore)'s loss worsens
    The Singapore unit of Indian bulker owner Mercator Lines has seen its loss worsen for the first quarter of its current financial year. For the three months ending on 30 June 2015, the company suffered a USD9.896 million loss, compared with a USD7.123 million loss for the same period in 2014. The
  • Mokpo to build steel-handling pier
    The South Korean port of Mokpo has begun building a steel-handling pier to cater to growing steel cargoes. Construction has begun on a pier that could handle an additional 1 million tonnes of steel a year. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said that in the last three years, steel cargo volumes
  • Kobe's cargo traffic soars in April
    Cargo traffic at Kobe port in western Japan grew 7.7% in April 2015 from a year earlier to 8.313 million tonnes, as domestic trade posted double-digit growth, according to preliminary figures released by the Kobe municipal government. Of the 8.313 million tonnes, 4.453 million tonnes came from

The Loadstarweb site
JUNE 27, 2015
  • Deepsea alliances: is the strain beginning to show as the peak season disappoints?
  • IAG Cargo has finally signed another freighter-sharing deal, this time with Finnair Cargo - on a DHL-operated aircraft.
  • TNT opened its new Sydney hub in April
  • Cargolux agrees new three-year deal with union despite ongoing battle with pilots

Marine Logweb site
JUNE 27, 2015
  • SUNY Maritime STEM Academy helps maritime high schools
  • Jensen designed LNG bunkering ATB gets ABS approval
  • New test stands operational at MTU Friederichshafen
  • CMA CGM takes delivery of 18,000 TEU giant
  • Zamakona completes tuna freezer trio
  • Tight security for first ships to transit expanded Suez
  • Matson promotes Kenny Gill to VP, Alaska
  • Port state crackdown targets enclosed space safety

World Wide Shipperweb site
JUNE 27, 2015
  • Port of Vancouver, USA slates public budget hearing
  • Georgia Ports Authority sets record for container moves
  • Matson promotes Kenny Gill to director of Alaska Division
  • CMA CGM Group takes delivery of new 18,000 TEU container ship
  • American Trucking Associations releases annual Forecast publication

Lloyd's Listweb site
JUNE 27, 2015
  • Tanker ban may hurt Nigeria more than shipowners
    LLI data shows only 2 of 101 banned ships made regular calls in Nigeria over past 20 months
  • Singapore OW Bunker decision is 'back to square one plus
    Owners should think about paying collapsed supplier but would still risk arrest, warns Clyde & Co
  • Diana draws new BNP Paribas loan to pay off RBS facility
    Move has no link to reports RBS is seeking shipping exit
  • HMD poised for order recovery
    South Korea yard wins order for two LPG carriers and negotiates for up to 16 product carriers with Scorpio Tankers
  • Mercator posts $9.9m quarterly loss
    Revenues decline by 48%, but Singapore-listed bulker operator has reduced costs
  • Lest we forget our fourth arm of defence
    Hopes for the Merchant Navy to avoid being airbrushed from history

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JUNE 27, 2015
  • Operators of first Asia-Rotterdam train promise more services
    Unloading containers from the first train from China in Rotterdam.The operators of the first containerized rail train from China to the Port of Rotterdam will be followed by others in August and September, another sign of growing Asia-Europe rail momentum. The train carrying 80 containers left Kunming, Yunnan Province July 5...
  • UASC appoints new leadership to Board of Directors
    UASC has announced the appointment of Dr. Nabeel Al-Amudi as the new Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors, and HE Sheikh Ali bin Jassim bin Mohammad Al-Thani, as Vice-Chairman. Both will be responsible for driving the Company's ambitious global expansion plans and spearheading the Company's strategic efforts to...
  • Port of Los Angeles welcomes Navy vessels to celebrate 'Navy Days LA 2015'
    SAN PEDRO, Calif. - Three active U.S. Navy vessels will be docked at the World Cruise Center on the LA Waterfront and available for public tours Friday, August 7 through Sunday, August 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., as part of "Navy Days LA 2015," hosted by the Port...
  • Operators of first Asia-Rotterdam trains promise more services
    Unloading containers from the first train from China in Rotterdam.The operators of the first containerized rail train from China to the Port of Rotterdam will be followed by others in August and September, another sign of growing Asia-Europe rail momentum. The train carrying 80 containers left Kunming, Yunnan Province July 5...
  • US freight volume forecast to grow by double-digits by 2026
    U.S. freight volume will jump 29 percent in the next 11 years, with growing energy production resulting in pipelines taking a larger slice of total tonnage, and trucking and railroads' seeing their share shrink, according to report released Monday. Although U.S. trucking will still be the major mover of freight over...
  • Santos terminal sees explosive growth in first full year
    BTP, Port of Santos, BrazilBrasil Terminal Portuário handled its one-millionth container Friday when it received a box from the MSC Agrigento, the thousandth vessel to call at the Santos terminal since it opened 20 months ago. BTP, a joint venture of APM Terminals and Terminal Investment Ltd., handled 363,921 twenty-foot-equivalent units...
  • Modest intermodal growth can't stop NS profit growth decline
    Norfolk Southern Railway's second-quarter earnings this year were not unlike its Class I counterparts: modest intermodal growth unable to combat declining fuel surcharge revenue and a soft coal market. Net income at the Norfolk, Virginia-based railroad was down 23 percent year-over-year at $433 million for the second quarter. Operating revenue was...
  • NY-NJ port OKs clean-air measures amid criticism
    The Port Authority of New York has agreed to several anti-pollution measures while it continues work on future phases of a program to replace older trucks at the East Coast's largest port. But environmentalists aren't content. In an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the port authority pledged to provide...
  • China loses soles as production strolls elsewhere
    NEW YORK - Americans love imported footwear. They bought 2.3 billion pairs of shoes, boots, sneakers, sandals and sundry other styles last year. That comes out to 7.3 pairs for every man, woman and child. While not enough to make Imelda Marcos green with envy, it's enough to turn a...
  • US port productivity bill stripped of key provision
    WASHINGTON - Labor and port opposition to legislation that would require U.S. ports to provide monthly productivity reports have stripped out what is the arguably the crux of the bill: productivity reports during negotiations with unionized port labor. When the Port Transparency Act was included in a six-year highway transportation bill, language...
  • IAG Cargo, Finnair Cargo strike freighter deal
    LONDON - IAG Cargo and Finnair Cargo have signed an agreement to share space on a freighter service between London Luton and Helsinki airports as the two carriers map out a new strategy following their decision not to operate their own cargo aircraft. The new twice-a-week service flown by a DHL...
  • Steep decline in Russia container volumes due to sanctions, low oil prices
    Port of VladivostokRussian container volume plunged 26 percent year-over-year to nearly 2 million TEUs in the first half, as Western sanctions and low oil prices, which drive much of the country's economy, took their toll, according to the Russian Associaton of Seaports. Only Arctic basin basin ports saw a rise in...
  • Indian private ports on the march, posting double-digit growth
    Minor ports in India continue to rapidly gain market share on their major public rivals, thanks to aggressive marketing efforts and cargo diversions, with the newest data obtained by JOC.com showing so-called non-major cargo terminals recorded double-digit year-over-year container growth fiscal year 2014-15, which ended March 31. Minor ports, which are...
  • Carriers in G6 cancel four September sailings
    HONG KONG - The G6 Alliance today announced the cancellation of four Asia-Europe sailings in September as carriers on the poorly performing trade route struggle to achieve profitability with a surplus of capacity and low demand.In what it called a "response to changes in market demand," a joint statement from...
  • TNT Express revenue grows in run-up to FedEx takeover
    LONDON - TNT Express posted a 6.2 percent increase in second-quarter revenue, driven by a stronger dollar and growing business from small and medium-sized customers. The Dutch logistics group, which agreed to be acquired by its larger rival FedEx during the quarter, grew revenue to 1.76 billion euros ($1.9 billion) from...
  • Air France-KLM cargo sinks deeper into the red
    KLM airplane and cargo trucks. LONDON - Air France-KLM's cargo business is sinking deeper into the red as its second-quarter operating loss soared to 78 million euros ($86 million) from 45 million euros a year ago despite desperate cost-cutting measures. This catapulted the Franco-Dutch carrier's total cargo losses over the past four-and-a-half...
  • Air cargo tracks ocean with rising capacity, weak demand, falling rates
    HONG KONG - The slack season has hit the air cargo business hard this year with no sign of any improvement on the major trades as momentum steadily drains out of the market and freight rates tumble to new lows.Drewry's East-West Air Freight Price Index fell 1.1 point in June...
  • Carriers in G6 cancel four September sailings
    HONG KONG - The G6 Alliance today announced the cancellation of four Asia-Europe sailings in September as carriers on the poorly performing trade route struggle to achieve profitability with a surplus of capacity and low demand.In what it called a "response to changes in market demand," a joint statement from...
  • No pressure on Temasek to offload NOL, Drewry says
    HONG KONG - Singapore's Temasek may be interested in offloading some of its underperforming companies such as NOL, but there is no pressing need for the immense state investor to do it on the cheap through a distressed sale, Drewry says.The analyst noted in its Container Insight Weekly that NOL's...

TradeWindsweb site
JUNE 27, 2015
  • Slowdown sinks VLCCs
    VLCC spot rates tumbled Monday as charterers started out slow in fixing ships for early August loadings.
  • Milaha profit surges
    Qatar Navigation (Milaha) experienced a 26% jump in first-half profit as the shipowner logged improvements across all four main business segments.
  • Duo split Yasa suezmaxes?
    Yasa Tankers of Turkey is rumoured to have exited the suezmax market following the sale of its four strong fleet to two prominent public owners.
  • CMA CGM calling at Iran
    CMA CGM has reinstated its commercial relationships with Iran following the lifting of international sanctions against the country.
  • Valemax makes it to China
    Four years after first giant bulker was due in Dalian one of its sisters makes it into Dongjiakou fully laden.
  • GMP raises tanker markers
    GMP Securities has upgraded Teekay Tankers amid an improved profit outlook due to a strong tanker market.
  • Reach wins renewable job
    Reach Subsea is establishing its presence in the renewable energy market with a short-term wind farm deal.
  • Diana bags $165m loan
    Greek bulker owner lands new facility from BNP Paribas to finance 18 of its 41 vessels.
  • Paris and Tokyo team up
    Paris and Tokyo are joining forces to ensure that seafarers are safe when working in enclosed spaces aboard vessels.
  • DNB dials up STNG numbers
    DNB Markets has raised its target price and profit forecasts for Scorpio Tankers ahead of the owner's second quarter report this week.
  • LSC vessels in the clear
    Lithuania has given an update on Lithuanian Shipping Company (LSC)'s stranded vessels, following bankruptcy drama last week.
  • UASC bolsters boardroom
    United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has strengthened its boardroom with the appointment of a new chairman and vice-chairman.
  • Japanese majors examined
    China has joined the US in investigating alleged monopolistic practices by Japanese car carrier owners.
  • NAT snaps up two tankers
    Nordic American Tankers has stepped into the sale and purchase market for only the second time in half a decade.
  • Pan Ocean shares fly
    Shares in Pan Ocean were on the march today as trading resumed after its takeover by Harim Group.
  • Bulker capsizes in Shanghai
    A bulk carrier has capsized after colliding with a China Shipping Development Company (CSDC) tanker.
  • Sustained dry profit two years off
    Evercore ISI has downgraded shares in Diana Shipping amid the belief it's too early to call a dry cargo market recovery.
  • Egypt in new canal project
    Egypt unveiled plans for another canal as some of the largest owners in the liner business sailed ships through the enlarged Suez Canal this weekend.
  • NOL takeover taken down
    Drewry has shot down the chances of Temasek Holdings selling off its majority stake in Singapore's flagship carrier Neptune Orient Lines in the face of renewed takeover speculation.
  • Siem sights new sectors
    Siem Shipping is eyeing further diversification moves after branching out from its core reefer business into the car carrier market this year.

American Shipperweb site
JUNE 27, 2015
  • Savannah, Norfolk ports set fiscal year TEU records
  • New section of Suez Canal opens
  • G6 voids Asia-Europe sailings due to weak demand
  • IAG, Finnair share freighter capacity
  • Report: North American freight volumes to grow 29% by 2026
  • U.S. durable goods orders rebound in June

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JUNE 27, 2015
  • Ardmore receives 'fuel-saving' tanker
    Ardmore Chinook was delivered on July 17.
  • Shell starts LNG bunkering in UK
    Delivery is via 'temporary' facility.
  • Scrubbers capture 4% of EU transport spend
    Ferry sector secures EU support post-2015.
  • Oman: Proposed refinery for Duqm
    Plant to be built close to port.
  • Merrill Lynch: Downward pressure on crude prices likely
    As sanctions gradually disappear from Iran's economy.
  • Merrill Lynch: Downward pressure on crude prices
    Over the next 12 months due to developments in Iran, say Analysts.
  • South Indian state to get new bunkering facility
    Facility currently in pre-building stage.
  • Titan Petrochemicals strengthens board
    Two new members join Hong Kong-listed company.
  • LNG bunkering advocate dropped from power station project
    Gasol had predicted a big future for LNG bunkering in Malta.
  • Singapore court rules on seven-year long bunker dispute
    Judge rules that MISC has no liability for disputed fuel bills.
  • Nustar: Half-yearly profit doubles
    But fuel sales halved over the 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
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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
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
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On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
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Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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