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15 July 2024 - Year XXVIII
Independent journal on economy and transport policy
12:30 GMT+2
July 30, 2015
Sched Netweb site
  • Carriers flock to Bandar Abbas to tap post-sanction Iran market
  • G6 cuts Antwerp-Asia times boosts calls to Gothenburg from mid-July
  • Seaspan profit up 307.7pc to US$81.3 million, revenue rises 14.5pc
  • TNT quarterly profit up 630pc to US$21.1 million as revenue rises 6.2pc
  • Union Pacific profit off 8pc to US$1.2 billion, as revenue sinks 10pc
  • Russians, Chinese probe suspected ocean liner price-fixing cartel
  • UPS quarterly profit up 10pc to US$1.23 billion despite 1.2pc fewer sales
  • Portugal sells cargo rail firm to MSC, scraps smaller sale
  • Singapore extends work to install silt curtains in Tuas Spring
  • Indian shipping tycoon announces plans for US$10 million maritime college
  • After day-long strike, pilots and Cargolux reach tentative agreement
  • South African Airways ends ban on hunting trophies with state blessing
  • FAA allows first drone cargo delivery, a 2-mile trip with 9 pounds

Exim Indiaweb site
JULY 29, 2015
  • BBC Chartering introduces 'apac service'
  • Govt plans to manufacture shipping containers indigenously
  • MOL issues annual report & safety, environmental & social report 2015
  • Chennai Port commences new shuttle train for import containers from psa citpl to icd Tondiarpet
  • Coal stocks at ports decline by 6.5 pc to 13.36 mt
  • DP World's global throughput increases marginally in H1
  • India plans to spend $3 bn to develop Payra port in Bangladesh
  • Govt sanctions INR 1K cr. for Indo-Bangla rail link via N-E
  • SRV Global Freight successfully moves cars, scooters from India to US
  • Centre to import 10K t of onion to check escalating prices
  • Fieo requests Commerce Minister to take steps to boost readymade garment exports
  • INR firms up further against dollar

IHS Maritimeweb site
JULY 29, 2015
  • US inland port to boost Savannah trade
    Cargo volume through the Port of Savannah is expected to receive a lift from a new intermodal rail facility to be built 570 km inland. Plans for the USD24 million Appalachian Regional Port at Chatsworth, Georgia, were unveiled on 28 July by the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), rail operator CSX, and
  • Finnlines posts best Q2 figures in a decade
    Passengers and freight transporter Finnlines has posted improved second-quarter results, defying an economic downturn in Finland. Although the Grimaldi Group subsidiary's second-quarter revenue slipped 5.6% to EUR135.3 million (USD149 million), its profit climbed to EUR15.8 million, up 7.3% or
  • Scorpio continues buying spree
    NYSE-listed Scorpio Tankers has finalised more newbuildings orders as it reports second-quarter results that exceeded analysts' forecasts. From Hyundai Mipo, the Emmanuele Lauro-led company has ordered two MR product tankers, each priced at USD34.5 million, and two Handymax product tankers, each
  • Sembcorp Marine's Q2 profit slips 17%
    Sembcorp Marine's second-quarter net profit sagged 17% year on year to SGD109 million (USD80 million) as revenues sank at its rig-building unit. The rig-building unit's turnover dropped to SGD622.6 million for the quarter, down from SGD873.6 million in the same period last year, the Singapore-based
  • News insight: Greece looks offshore
    The offshore sector has not so far been a factor in Greece's rich maritime history, but the country's debt crunch could change that. Greece's government said on 14 July that it has received three bids for undersea acreage in western and southern Greece. The names of the bidders
  • Celebrity ship captain is a cruise industry first
    For the first time in the cruise industry an American female will take the helm of a mega-tonne cruise ship. San Francisco native Kate McCue will command Celebrity Cruises' Summit, a 91,000 gt, 965-ft ship, sailing between the United States and Bermuda. McCue comes from Celebrity's
  • South Korea's 'Big 3' shipbuilders see red in Q2
    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), Samsung HI (SHI), and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) have all posted second-quarter losses. Known as Korea's 'Big three' shipbuilders, the trio revealed results on 29 July in line with analysts' expectations they would all post shortfalls. HHI's
  • Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering profit halves
    Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings' (MHB's) second-quarter net profit halved year-on-year (y/y) to MYR18.03 million (USD4.7 million) amid a slide in its offshore construction and conversion business. Operating profit for MHB's offshore unit plunged 58% y/y to MYR6.46 million with the
  • Five vessels sink, one runs aground in South China
    Five Vietnam-flagged coal carriers sank and another ran aground on 27 July at the anchorage near South China's Qisha port. The vessels were caught in the southwest monsoon, which brought heavy winds and waves as high as 5 m. Chinese maritime officials have rescued all 48 crewmembers from the six
  • Seafarer charity blasts US visa demands
    Seafarers who fail to obtain shore leave in the US are generally stuck on their ships by visa issues, according to a new survey. The issue was highlighted by the 14th annual Shore Leave Survey, released on 28 July by the Seamen's Church Institute (SCI) Center for Seafarers' Rights. But the US's
  • 'K' Line-Chandris JV fixes out two LNG carriers to BP
    A LNG shipping joint venture (JV) between Japan's 'K' Line and Greece's Chandris (Hellas) has fixed out two LNG carriers to BP. The two ships, which are under construction at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), would be delivered by 2018. BP intends to use the 173,400-m³ ships to
  • Hyundai HI seeks to freeze wages as tough market bites
    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world's biggest shipbuilder, has asked its labour union to accept a wage freeze this year, in anticipation of lower revenue amid tough market conditions. The proposal was put forth by the shipbuilder's management during wage negotiations with HHI's labour union
  • Townsville set for $403m upgrade as Australian trade shifts north
    Australia's Port of Townsville is set to receive a AUD55 million (USD403 million) berth upgrade, opening the way for 4,500 teu Panamax vessels to access to the port. The upgrade to berth 4 would add 20% to port tonnage throughput and enable another 2 million tonnes of product to trade through the
  • Bunker supplier's suit against MISC dismissed
    A Singapore-based bunker supplier's bid to get Malaysian shipping company, Malaysia International Shipping Corporation (MISC) to pay for fuel oil supplied through a third party has been dismissed by the Singapore High Court. Equatorial Marine Fuel Management Services sought USD21.7 million from
  • Nanjing Tanker returns to black with profit of $43.4m in 1H15
    Nanjing Tanker returned to the black with a profit of CNY269.2 million (USD43.4 million) in the first six months of 2015 owing to a reduction in finance cost, lower bunker fuel cost, and pick-up in the oil shipping market. Revenue fell 10% year on year (y/y) to CNY2.6 billion during the same period
  • South Korean lawmaker: KDB must be responsible for DSME's situation
    A member of South Korea's Parliament has called on state-owned policy bank Korea Development Bank (KDB) to take responsibility for Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering's (DSME's) predicament. DSME, South Korea's third-biggest shipbuilder, is in financial turmoil after it was discovered that as
  • Osaka's cargo traffic tumbles in April
    Cargo traffic at Osaka, western Japan plunged 12.8% in April from a year earlier to 6.711 million tonnes as both domestic trade and foreign trade sank at double-digit rates. According to preliminary figures released by the Osaka municipal government on July 28, of the 6.711 million tonnes, 2.923

The Loadstarweb site
JULY 29, 2015
  • IATA likely to miss e-freight target as air cargo industry continues to play for time

Marine Logweb site
JULY 29, 2015
  • Private equity group ups stake in Aker Philadelphia Shipyard
  • Fennica: Uncharted shoal found
  • MAIB: Alcohol a factor in two deaths involving same workboat
  • Korean shipbuilders awash in red ink

World Wide Shipperweb site
JULY 29, 2015
  • Port of Vancouver taps Sawicki Group as energy project safety consultant
  • DOT earmarks $500,000 for hydrogen fuel cell study
  • NYK car carrier vessel performs Mediterranean Sea rescue
  • Matson plans improvements for newly-acquired Alaska services
  • G6 Alliance making changes to Asia/Europe sailing schedule

Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 29, 2015
  • CSCL seals deal for eight boxships
    Carriers inks contract for eight 13,500 teu vessels from Shanghai Jiangnan Changxing Shipbuilding
  • Marmaras snaps up three modern bulkers
    Greek owner's swoops epitomise market sense that bulker-buying interest is on the rise
  • Scorpio to splash out more than $500m on new product tankers
    Huge newbuilding order offers 'amazing opportunity' for New York-listed product tanker player
  • Offshore woes drive DSME to $2.1bn second-quarter loss
    Cost overruns and project delays to blame for deficit, says South Korean shipbuilding giant
  • DHT on $81,000 per day in third quarter
    Tanker owner to wait a little longer for asset values to climb higher before selling older ships
  • Samsung Heavy Industries loses $1.3bn in second quarter
    Struggling offshore sector has taken a huge toll on the yard
  • Earnings of Hyundai yards improve in January-June
    Operation of South Korean shipbuilding giant gradually comes back on track after corporate restructuring
  • VLCC one-year charters jump to $55,000 per day
    Owners expected to place more VLCCs on lucrative time charters
  • Chandris and K Line enter time charter with BP for two LNG carriers
    The 173,400 cu m vessels will carry LNG cargoes from the US Freeport project
  • Seaspan's net profits quadruple in second quarter
    NYSE-listed boxship owner and lessor enjoys stronger earnings as fleet size expands
  • Scorpio Bulkers sees 'encouragement' in dry bulk but remains cautious on market recovery
    New finance pledges from banks 'a reward' for owner's proactive action

The Journal of Commerceweb site
JULY 29, 2015
  • Heartland Express profit hits speed bump of higher driver wages
    Higher driver wages and the lingering effects of a 2013 acquisition pulled down second-quarter profits at truckload carrier Heartland Express. Net income at the Iowa-based firm fell 11.9 percent year-over-year to $23.3 million in the second quarter. Operating revenue also decreased 15.5 percent year-over-year to $191.7 million. The second-quarter results are in...
  • The Suddath Companies designated as one of Northeast Florida's fastest-growing private companies
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla -- Suddath® placed third in the Top 10 Fastest-Growing Private Companies list based on revenue volume growth from 2012 to 2014. Through a continued focus on global expansion, strategic acquisitions and leadership enhancement, Suddath experienced a revenue gain of $62.6 million from 2012-2014, representing an 18.1% average revenue...
  • Hapag-Lloyd's container ship Cap Blanche repaired after engine fire
    Further to our CustomerInfo of July 21, 2015 we can now provide the following revised arrival and departure dates as repairs in Vancouver have been completed: ETD Vancouver July 27, 2015 ETA Tacoma July 28, 2015 ETA Oakland July 31, 2015 ETA Long Beach August 2, 2015 We regret the delay in the arrival and...
  • ATA opens registration for 81st management conference & exhibition
    Arlington, Va. - American Trucking Associations announced registration has opened for its annual Management Conference & Exhibition, scheduled for October 17-20 in Philadelphia. "Every year, the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition grows, improves and becomes more indispensable for trucking industry executives," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "Last year's MCE...
  • As tonnage drops, profits rise at LTL trucker Saia
    U.S. trucking companies continue to make more from less, with less-than-truckload carrier Saia reporting bigger second-quarter profits year-over-year on reduced revenue and tonnage. The 10th-largest U.S. LTL carrier increased its net profit 42 percent to $19.2 million and operating profit 38 percent to $31.3 million despite a 2.1 percent drop in...
  • Port Canaveral builds inland hub to handle expected containers
    Port Canaveral this week broke ground on what will soon be the port's first multimodal inland facility, part of the Florida port's ongoing campaign to snag container traffic from other U.S. East Coast ports. Come 2016, the Canaveral Port Authority is to be the first tenant at Flagler Global Logistics' Titusville...
  • $450 million port near Paranagua, Brazil, proposed
    Port of Paranagua, BrazilBrazil could see yet another major container terminal rise in the south of the country, benefiting shippers but ratcheting up the already fierce competition between the eight existing terminals already operating in the region and the six in the Port of Santos, only 202 nautical miles north. A...
  • Port of Long Beach harbor commission elects new president
    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners Monday elected Lori Ann Farrell Harrison as its new president. The commission president chairs board meetings and represents the port before the public. Lori Ann Farrell HarrisonAlso, the commissioners elected Lou Anne Bynum as vice president and Tracy Egoscue as secretary. The five-member commission...
  • Dual drayage system promises LA-LB shippers will have enough capacity
    Port of Long BeachLos Angeles-Long Beach is moving slowly toward a dual system of drayage in which some drivers are becoming unionized employees, while others prefer to remain independent contractors. Eventually, the result could be a sufficient pool of drivers to serve the 13 container terminals in the largest U.S....
  • C.H. Robinson boosts domestic, global revenue, earnings
    C.H. Robinson Worldwide is reaping the benefits of its $365 million acquisition of Freightquote last year, as well as earlier acquisitions that expanded its scale and footprint in North America and globally. Freightquote, an online freight broker, gave C.H. Robinson's sales a significant boost in the second quarter, adding to its...
  • Australia's Townsville to upgrade berth to handle Panamax vessels
    Port of TownsvilleThe Port of Townsville is set to receive a $403 million berth upgrade that will allow the northeastern Australian port to handle Panamax vessels, highlighting the movement of the majority of Australia's trade from its southern to its northern ports. The upgrade to berth 4 would allow the port...
  • Finnlines beats flat market with best Q2 in a decade
    LONDON - Finnlines posted its best second quarter result in a decade as cost cuts offset the impact of a flat Baltic short-sea shipping market. The largest roll-on, roll off carrier in the Baltic region boosted profit by 7.3 percent to 15.8 million euros ($17.4 million) from 14.7 million euros in...
  • Russia aims to septuple Crimean port volume via investment, lower tariffs
    Port of SevastopolRussia aims to septuple container volume through Crimean ports by spending more than $100 million on terminals and reducing tariffs on shipments to the region that has been a geopolitical flashpoint since its annexation. The resulting Western sanctions and the isolation of the peninsula as fighting continues in nearby...
  • ANA Holding's profits up despite cargo revenue declines
    ANA Holdings Inc. saw its group net profit more than double year-over-year in the first quarter of fiscal 2015, which started in April, despite weaker revenue from cargo operations. ANA Holdings, the parent firm of All Nippon Airways Co., said on Wednesday that it posted a net profit of 8.377 billion...
  • India orders public ports to prioritize coastal cargo
    All of the major public ports in India will soon set up a green channel for the clearance of coastal cargo, another initiative by the Narendra Modi-led government to reduce supply chain bottlenecks. "Guidelines have been issued to all the major ports to earmark exclusive berths, storage areas and gates for...
  • LA-LB clean air efforts leave other ports green, with envy
    An electric truck at the Port of Los Angeles.California's Freight Advisory Committee met Tuesday in Sacramento to begin the process of implementing Gov. Jerry Brown's executive order to develop a statewide sustainable freight policy that will transition ports, motor carriers, railroads and other transportation modes toward zero emissions. Some transportation industries...
  • Toll Group plans logistics hub at new Singapore mega-port
    Australian logistics provider Toll Group is to build a hub in Singapore to capitalise on the new mega-port coming to the western part of the city-state. On July 27, Toll, now part of Japan Post, said it would build a 100,000 square meter, $166 million Toll City logistics hub that will...
  • GLP doubles US footprint with $4.55 billion logistics portfolio
    PHUKET - Singapore-listed logistics property developer GLP has made its second multi-billion dollar investment this month, acquiring a $4.55 billion U.S. logistics portfolio from Industrial Income Trust a week after leading a consortium of investors in establishing a $7 billion China-focused infrastructure fund.The new U.S. portfolio will be injected into...
  • Driver pay hikes pay off as Swift expands while profits rise
    Swift Transportation last year led the trucking industry in raising driver pay, and that pay raise, however costly, is paying off handsomely for the largest U.S. truckload carrier. Excluding fuel surcharges, Swift's truckload revenue rose 5.7 percent from a year ago in the second quarter to $485.4 million. Revenue per loaded...

TradeWindsweb site
JULY 29, 2015
  • Fred Olsen ships pack Bergen
    Fred Olsen Cruise Lines's four vessels formed a spectacular picture yesterday as the whole fleet snaked into Bergen for a historic event.
  • US objects to Esco sale
    The US government has objected to the planned sale of recycling yard Esco Marine to its top creditor, Canada's Callidus Capital, as part of a Chapter 11 restructuring.
  • Gazprom link drives Golar
    Golar LNG shares have gained traction amid suggestions of a breakthrough deal on its debut FLNG project.
  • Norman Atlantic raided
    Inspectors find out that thieves have damaged parked cars on the burnt-out vessel.
  • Subsea 7 profit slips
    Oslo-listed owner sees low utilisation and cost reduction charge take a toll on Q2 result.
  • CSCL inks $934m order
    China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) has placed a contract for eight newbuildings at a domestic yard.
  • NCL seafarers injured
    Two seafarers were injured during an accident on a Norwegian Cruise Line vessel in Hawaii, yesterday.
  • Scorpio in potential $538m order
    Scorpio Tankers confirmed a potential $538m newbuilding order as it reported a stronger than anticipated second quarter profit today.
  • Finnlines boosts profit
    Finnlines has boosted its second quarter and boss Emanuele Grimaldi expects further progress in the months to come.
  • Deutsche spur for SALT
    Deutsche Bank has upgraded shares in Scorpio Bulkers after the company positioned itself for a long, bumpy market recovery.
  • Euronav expectations high
    Expectations are growing ahead of Euronav's second quarter report with the market forecasting a major profit for the shipowner.
  • Dof charters trio to Subsea 7
    Dof Subsea has chartered out three vessels to compatriot offshore company Subsea 7.
  • Samsung losses over $1bn
    Seoul-listed Samsung Heavy Industry reports a $1.3bn operating loss in just one quarter.
  • DSME books $2.5bn operating loss
    Speculation of huge losses at DSME turn out to be right as yard reveals significant red ink in second quarter.
  • Mipo misses but avoids loss
    Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has bucked the trend of bottom line losses for South Korean shipbuilders in the second quarter but its results still lagged market expectations.
  • Apollo ups AKPS ante
    Private equity group Apollo has increased its shareholding in Aker Philadelphia Shipyard (AKPS) by nearly 5%.
  • Seaspan strong in Q2
    A growing fleet has helped Seaspan to a higher profit in the second quarter of 2015.
  • Boa axes newbuildings
    Boa Offshore has cancelled two multipurpose platform supply vessels (MPSVs) under construction at Nantong Mingde Heavy Industry following long delays.
  • BP takes in two newbuilds
    A joint-venture between K-Line and Chandris has revealed contracts for two LNG carriers with BP.

American Shipperweb site
JULY 29, 2015
  • Seaspan reports sharp increase in Q2 profits

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 29, 2015
  • US firm receives funding to help develop algae biofuels
    US Department of Energy provides $1 million to support project.
  • No go for gas on Danish ferry
    Dismissed due to cost and lack of government support, despite successful launch of LNG-fuelled domestic ferry.
  • Investors take over bunker tanker firm
    Deal reportedly agreed with OW Bunker liquidators.
  • Cape Town: Tank farm offers new supply hope
    But bunkering infrastructure still a constraint.
  • Mixed ratings for Aegean stock
    Zacks downgrades it from 'strong-buy' to a 'hold' rating, others say 'buy'.
  • Hong Kong: Lines fear new competition rules
    At berth low-sulphur use also undermining competitiveness.
  • Flash point off-specs drive surge in distillate 'bunker alerts'
    'High possibility' that automotive fuels are being supplied to ships, says VPS.
  • Hong Kong: Liners fear new competition rules
    At berth low-sulphur use also undermining competitiveness.
  • Over-supply pushes New York MGO prices down
    Prices averaged $531 pmt on Tuesday, according to Platts Bunkerworld data.
  • UK bunker player sees annual sales slide
    Company looking to sell three bunker barges.
  • Bulk carrier arrested in Singapore
    Vessel has been detained since Thursday.
  • Vietnam: Vessels held over illegal fuel sales
    Tanker crew admitted to 'frequent' transactions with fishing vessels at sea.
  • Gulf Petrochem: $4 billion target 'not too far away'
    Company's Global Head of Bunkering discusses expansion plans with Platts Bunkerworld.
  • Report: Over-supply pushes New York MGO prices down
    Prices averaged $531.00 pmt on Tuesday, according to Platts Bunkerworld data.

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
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
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
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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
They rise to 88 the companies associated with Assiterminal
Membership of seven new companies
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