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BRIEFS
March 1, 2016
Sched Netweb site
  • United Nations report fears crime potential from 'One Belt, One Road' policy
  • Panalpina profit up 1.9pc to US$88.5 million, but revenue slides 12.9pc
  • UASC's sixth 'greenest' 18,800-TEUer makes maiden call at Jeddah
  • International Maritime Organisation finds wiggle room for scrubbers
  • China's trade with Silk Road states accounts for 20pc of total volume
  • Hapag-Lloyd takes 2 wide-beam 3,500-TEUerss from NileDutch
  • Court orders clearance of 5,000-strong migrant 'Jungle' in Calais
  • Nigerian Navy in gun fight with pirates aboard Maximus ends in perp walk
  • CEVA enlarges its operational footprint in Western Australia
  • FilterSafe expands to meet demand created by ballast water convention
  • Costly American shipbreaker urges owners to opt for 'sustainability'
  • Latin Cargo Meet in Sao Paulo, freight forwarders from April 3-6
  • Digital Ship holds Copenhagen conference on IT in Shipping April 5-6
  • Singapore Changi Airport air cargo up 4pc in January to 158,000 tonnes
  • Asia Pacific Airlines' cargo plane makes emergency landing in Guam
  • South Korea's air cargo volume rises 13.4pc to 320,000 tons in January
  • Excess capacity blamed for flattening IAG revenues in 2015
  • DHL Express to open new Singapore facility to support Hong Kong hub
  • Boeing's launch of 737-800 converted freighter greeted by 30 orders
  • Air cargo leaders calls for 100pc e-freight at Dubai conference

Exim Indiaweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
  • CEVA Logistics launches direct China to Hungary LCL service
  • CMA CGM vessel first to cross New East Port Said side channel
  • eBL is here to come
  • Freight Systems moves to new office in Mumbai
  • Peter Ulber to become new Panalpina Chairman
  • SCFI spot rates down
  • V. S. Pradeep elected Vice-Chairman of FFFAI
  • Yang Ming, RCL launch SE7 service
  • Merchant exporters to benefit from interest subvention scheme
  • Wheat exports seen to be unviable due to high prices, poor quality
  • Radiological detection equipment commissioned at Chennai Port
  • Railway Planning & Investment Organisation to be set up
  • River Information System being implemented
  • A realistic Budget: Shashi Kiran Shetty, Founder & Chairman of Allcargo Logistics, on Budget 2016-17
  • Budget Highlights
  • Guidelines for renegotiation of PPP agreements to be issued: FM
  • Infrastructure gets increased allocation
  • Infrastructure given the necessary impetus in Budget 2016-17: Mr Daniel Chopra, Chairman and Managing Director, Elektrans Group
  • Adesh Sharma, MD, DFCCIL to be Chief Guest at CONquest 2016 in Delhi on March 11

International Transport Journalweb site
  • Decent growth
  • Employers - meet your compliance obligations
  • Albatros Express network extending to CT Enns
  • Panalpina: laying the foundations
  • World's greenest boxship calls Jeddah
  • More wagons for agri products
  • SAA cancels Johannesburg - Abu Dhabi
  • Zimbabwe releases suspect US cargo plane
  • Roadrunner running with new board member
  • Ruscon bucking general trend
  • Outstanding contribution
  • Spain investing in rail network maintenance
  • Eleventh freighter for Etihad Cargo
  • CMA CGM converts PEX3 to RTW
  • Cash for road revamping in Tunisia
  • US railway takes on new president today
  • Wanted: storage space in Stuttgart

IHS Maritimeweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
  • Scorpio Bulkers buys more time
    NYSE-listed Scorpio Bulkers has renegotiated loan terms, terminated charters and delayed newbuildings, but has declined to comment on whether it is considering an outright sale or privatisation of the company. Speculation has emerged that Scorpio Bulkers could either be taken private by its core...
  • Container shipper CMA CGM signs agreement with GAC Norway
    Oslo, 29 February 2016 - The Scandinavian arm of the world's third largest container shipping company CMA CGM has signed an agency, husbandry and NOx reporting agreement with GAC Norway for its ships calling at the port of Oslo. The CMA CGM Group has a fleet of 470 vessels...
  • India scraps export tax on shipment of low grade iron ore
    India has scrapped a 10% export tax on shipment of low-grade iron ore fines with iron content below 58%. This concedes to one of the main demands from, miners who said the decision would help them remain competitive amid a slump in global prices. India's finance minister,...
  • DP World signs CT4 contracts for Jebel Ali
    Global port and terminal operator DP World has signed two major construction contracts for its new Container Terminal 4 (CT4) at its flagship Jebel Ali Port in Dubai. To be built on a reclaimed island, CT4's first phase will add 3.1 million teu capacity...
  • European Commission to appeal Spanish tax-lease judgment
    The European Commission has decided to appeal against a Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) judgment that it had been wrong to rule that a Spanish ship finance tax-lease scheme infringed European Union state-aid rules. The court announced its surprise...
  • JadeWeserPort gets backing for second container terminal
    A feasibility study by the Bremen-based Institut für Seeverkehrswirtschaft und Logistik (Institute for Shipping Economics and Logistics) says construction of a second container terminal at JadeWeserPort, Wilhelmshaven - Germany's only deepsea port - "is not only technically realisable, but also economically prudent...
  • Bearish tone dominates bulk shipping news in Oslo
    The week has started with bearish tone dominating dry bulk shipping news in Oslo as Jinhui and Bulk Invest report deep losses. However, on a positive note, Golden Ocean's share offering is under way. Bulk Invest,...
  • French prefect warns shipowners after Laskiridis ship fined for pollution
    A French maritime prefect has warned that France will systematically prosecute all ships deliberately causing pollution off the French coast after a Laskiridis-managed bulker was spotted in the Bay of Biscay with a 40 km pollution slick in its wake. The vessel, 41,101 gt Thisseas, operated by Athens-based Lavinia...
  • Dayang Shipbuilding to lay off 600 workers
    Dayang Shipbuilding, a branch of Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group, will lay off to 600 employees, about 38% of its payroll, and merge five of its special project vehicles to ensure enough funding via financial leasing, according to an internal memo on 23 February. The yard plans to create the merged company to...
  • China restructures port fees
    China's Port Fees Charging Methods are to take effect on 1 March, and the Regulations on Port Fees will be repealed. The validity term of the Port Fees Charging Methods will be five years, and in case of any discrepancy in regulations released before, the new methods will prevail, the Ministry...
  • Cypriot government chooses consortia for Limassol port concessions
    The Cypriot government has awarded concessions for the operation of the port of Limassol, the island's biggest, to two international consortia. The concession for management of the port's container terminal has gone to a consortium led by Germany's Eurogate International in partnership with Cypriot marine services group...
  • Scandinavian shipping companies secure financing deals
    Product tanker owner Hafnia Tankers and Höegh LNG have unveiled financing deals with a combined value of USD583 million. Hafnia Tankers, based in Denmark, said it had signed a USD360 million credit facility with a consortium consisting of ABN AMRO Bank NV, Danish Ship Finance, Danske Bank A/S, and...
  • Expanded Frontline upbeat after strong 2015
    Frontline, the listed tanker company in John Fredriksen's business empire, has reported strong final-quarter and full-year 2015 figures that were boosted by its merger with Frontline 2012. The company says the outlook for the rest of the year remains encouraging. Group net profit amounted to USD58.6...
  • Korea Land and Housing Corporation signs MOU for port development
    Korea Land and Housing Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding with the country's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries to get involved in port development projects in the country. Known as LH, the corporation is government-owned and is responsible for development of land and city,...
  • OSV oversupply spells trouble for vessel owners
    Statistics from IHS Petrodata indicate that the glut of offshore support vessels has worsened, making for a gloomier outlook for vessel owners. The figures show that there are now five OSVs for every rig, compared to three OSVs per rig prior...
  • Hyundai Merchant Marine chief to staff: Focus on battle at hand
    Hyundai Merchant Marine's (HMM's) CEO has appealed to the shipping line's staff to help the company stave off a liquidity crisis. In a message to staff on 26 February, HMM CEO Lee Paik Hoon said he felt...
  • Abandoned cruise ship sinks off Thailand causing oil spill
    An allegedly-abandoned passenger cruise ship has sunk off Laem Chabang, Thailand, resulting in an oil spill. The sunken 2,352 dwt Ocean Dream, owned by China-based Shanghai Eastime Ship Management, was anchored in the Bight of Bangkok, one mile off Laem Chabang breakwater for nearly more than a...
  • New USD40 million Suez channel to transform SCCT
    A new Suez Canal access channel that allows 24-hour access of ultra large container ships of 18,000 teu and above to the Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) at East Port Said will reduce vessel turnaround times. The channel, which was completed...

The Loadstarweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
  • Saudia seeks to increase its global footprint via more partnerships with air cargo carriers
  • Analysis: Headwinds and choppy financial waters ahead as Hapag-Lloyd sails into 2016
  • Looks like more pain before any gain for the Asia-North Europe sea freight carriers
  • Steady as she goes for Panalpina, as the forwarder reports 'resilient' results in 'challenging' market
  • Companies from 20 countries 'involved in terrorist bomb supply chain'
  • Peru eyes sanctions for shipping lines over alleged price-fixing

Marine Logweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
  • Huntington Ingalls gets contract for CVN 73 RCOH planning
  • Army awards $147.7 million ship repair contract
  • Racking up 2015 loss, Vard unveils new strategy
  • Historic voyage of U.S. shale gas to Brazil
  • WinGD approves MHI-MME's MET turbocharger for X-DF engines
  • Braemar system cuts costs of annual DP trials
  • Want to increase your profits? Add women to management
  • Storm ahead, norovirus on board, Anthem turns for home

World Wide Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
  • Port Angeles Port Commissioners announce District 2 candidate list
  • Vancouver Fraser Port Authority calling for director applications
  • Teamsters mechanics hold pickets warning of possible strike against United
  • Congressmen introduce new bill to make rail tax credit permanent
  • CMA CGM container ship marks Port Said channel opening

Lloyd's Listweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
  • Mega boxships lose their appeal as trade fundamentals shift
    Hapag-Lloyd and Maersk downplay prospects of ULCs on Pacific in immediate future
  • Results round up
    From Fontline to SFI, Scorpio to Stealth Gas, we bring you results from all the main maritime sectors
  • Angelicoussis move for Scorpio Bulkers fleet 'baseless', say executives
    Greek owner traditionally prefers bigger bulkers while analyst questions logic from Scorpio perspective
  • Golar LNG plummets to almost $200m loss
    Company to lower rate expectations to obtain long-term charters, freeing up capital from shipping activities to pump into FLNG
  • Diversification brings rewards for Ship Finance International
    Company taps tanker market strength through Frontline profit share agreement
  • StealthGas confident of benefiting when LPG segment recovers
    Leader in its smaller ship market sees hope in sector's tiny orderbook
  • Panalpina's ocean freight volumes down in 2015
    Freight forwarding giant reports 0.8% drop in traffic amid "very challenging environment"
  • Höegh LNG's FSRU growth story remains intact
    Company targets 12 operating FSRUs by 2019 under new focus, up from five currently
  • Handysize index rises for second week in succession
    Revival or false dawn? Too early to tell
  • Ruscon defies slump in domestic box traffic
    Box numbers up 11% last year despite ongoing sanctions restricting trade movements in and out of Russia
  • Gulftainer appoints Flemming Dalgaard as new chief executive
    Former Maersk and DP World man replaces Peter Richards to oversee ambitious growth strategy of UAE operator
  • Vard swings to net loss for 2015 on foreign exchange losses
    Group incurred NKr77m restructuring cost for 2015 due to severance payments for layoffs
  • Frontline sees profit rise as merged company beds down
    Robust fourth quarter 2015 boosted coffers for the year
  • Rerouted headhaul could save carriers millions
    Analysis of costs shows benefits of taking Asia-Europe trades around Africa instead of through Suez Canal
  • Iranian oil exports to Greece yet to materialise amid financial hurdles
    Pro-Rouhani parliamentary elections positive for restoring business confidence
  • Impairments hit Jinhui Holdings' results
    Hong Kong dry bulk owner sees challenging market environment ahead
  • Vallianz Holdings' 2015 revenue climbs 51% on OSV chartering and brokerage segment
    New charter contracts, fleet expansion and high fleet utilisation helped boost revenue
  • Yangzijiang posted weaker earnings despite strong orderbook
    Lower newbuilding prices and returns from financial assets to blame
  • Product tankers forced to take longer Asia-Europe trade route says EIA
    Longer voyage allows for more time to find a buyer or onshore storage space
  • Another acronym bites the dust
    GRIs are set to vanish from the European container trades as Brussels presses for greater price transparency but while lines agree to the changes, they insist that none of them has broken the law
  • Otto Marine 2015 revenue falls 31% amid industry downturn
    Group focused on sustaining vessel utilisation by increasing its orderbook
  • Expanded Panama Canal impact expected to be gradual
    Container lines likely to take their time upgrading services from 4,000 teu ship strings to loops deploying 12,000 teu vessels
  • Courage Marine books third consecutive annual loss
    Company expects fleet utilisation and freight rates to remain low for 2016
  • Mercator Lines gets more time for results release
    Dry bulk operator needs at least until March 15, 2016 to come up with unaudited third-quarter financial results

The Journal of Commerceweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
  • Container lines face gloomy outlook despite demand growth
  • Lines could save big by routing via Cape of Good Hope
  • DHL's Appel sees long-term need for tech, training to spur growth
  • Suez Canal tonnage, ship calls off to weak 2016 start
  • Mega-ships are no panacea, Hapag-Lloyd CEO says
  • Orbcomm unveils new asset-management solution
  • US trucking industry can't stop driver exodus, transport institute says
  • IHS economist: Expect weak economic growth and slow trade
  • Gulftainer appoints Dalgaard as CEO
  • HMM rejects merger speculation, clarifies financial adviser role
  • Terminal dispute threatens bankruptcy at Ukraine's Ilyichevsk port
  • DHL's Appel rejects talk of global recession
  • Maersk forecasts healthy eastbound trans-Pacific growth
  • NVOCCs want container weight mandate updates from IMO
  • Chennai faces murky future as competition intensifies
  • Confusion surrounds looming IMO container weight mandate
  • Panalpina profit creeps up as ocean, air freight traffic slips
  • APM Terminals orders hybrid straddle carriers for Italy terminal
  • Needed container industry consolidation would bring debt risks

TradeWindsweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
  • Farstad sees fourth-quarter loss
    Oslo-listed offshore vessel owner reports significant loss on fleet impairment.
  • Hapag-Lloyd defends self in Peru probe
    German company says dealings were legal amid competition authority probe of 11 liner operators.
  • Golar preps plans to convert LNG carriers
    Switching several tri-fuel LNG carriers to FSRUs could boost earnings potential, company says.
  • Frontline firm on finance and growth
    John Fredriksen-backed owner confident of loans for 22 newbuildings and expansion ambitions.
  • Pacific Basin finds hope in minor bulk
    Though Chinese demand for principal bulker cargoes has declined, story may be different for other commodities.
  • Solvang offers special payout after record Q4
    Norwegian gas carrier owner declares extraordinary dividend as fourth quarter earnings climb.
  • Hoegh LNG Partners ups earnings
    Spin-off partnership prospers in fourth quarter as revenue increases.
  • Golar LNG's 'spot concern' as MLP makes more
    LNG and FSRU specialist companies post mixed results in the fourth quarter.
  • Havila falls to $165m loss in Q4
    Asset write-down condemns offshore shipowner to big deficit in tough markets.
  • Ship Finance pushes up Q4 earnings
    John Fredriksen's shipowning vehicle boosted by fewer derivatives losses at the end of 2015.
  • Aurora posts lower than expected profit
    LPG carrier owner misses the market's estimate for the fourth quarter but pushes up annual figure.
  • Yangzijiang profit slashed in Q4
    Chinese shipyard group's earnings hit as revenue falls in final three months.
  • Tallink rides record revenue to bigger profit
    Estonian ro-pax owner reports strong annual result thanks to more passengers and higher onboard spending.
  • Scorpio Tankers beats estimates in Q4
    New York-listed tanker owner reports strong quarterly and annual result thanks to good rates and vessel additions.
  • Write-down pushes SALT's 2015 loss to $510m
    Scorpio bulker company takes $422.93m hit from vessels held for sale.
  • Olympic Ship finds work for four offshore vessels
    Norwegian owner locks quartet into short-term contracts in Africa and the Caribbean.
  • Bahri confirms Hanjin VLCC buy
    Saudi Arabian group paying $75m for Korean owner's last big tanker.
  • Pac Basin outperforms market, chops loss
    Hong Kong-listed owner manages to reduce its deficit for the full year after exiting its towage and ro-ro business.
  • Only 'weeks' left to save Bulk Invest
    Struggling Norwegian owner still trying to cut charter-in rates as it reveals contract claims could total $250m if it goes under.
  • Viking Supply Ships faces cash crunch
    Offshore vessel owner has less than a month to find a viable solution as it turned red in 2015.
  • Frontline prospers after merger as profit soars
    John Fredriksen's tanker operation turns around last year's fourth quarter loss after combining with Frontline 2012.
  • Y-Entec orders chemical tanker in Vietnam
    Korean company heading to Pha Rung Shipyard for 6,500-dwt ship.
  • Hoegh LNG cuts loss in Q4
    LNGC owner hit by $37m impairment from pulling out of floating LNG operations.
  • Hoegh LNG secures $223m for new FSRU
    Norwegian owner taps banks for seventh vessel due next year.
  • Marooned Chinese cruiseship sinks off Thailand
    Fears raised over potential pollution incident following failed attempt to rescue vessel.
  • Vard Holdings bleeds red ink in Q4 and full-year
    Brazilian provisions, forex losses and reduced activity combine to sink Norwegian shipbuilder.
  • Vard looks to diversify to beat offshore downturn
    Fincantieri-backed shipbuilder eyes wind, cruse, military and the Middle East in bid to survive.

American Shipperweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
  • NEWS FLASH: NVOCCs petition IMO for information on enforcement of container weight regulations
  • Port driver protests target Pac 9, XPO

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
  • Shipping industry urges IMO to decide timing of global sulfur cap in October
    Want upcoming MEPC meeting to 'agree in principle' that a final decision should be taken at MEPC 70.
  • Singapore fuel oil market braces for heavy supply in March: sources
    Bunker markets in Singapore and Fujairah weighed down by too much supply as Iranian fuel oil cargoes return.
  • Houston IFO 180 CST price spikes $69/mt on lack of suppliers
    Demand for the grade is practically nonexistent so no one will keep it in tank.
  • Not in Kansas any more
    Steve Simms believes the bunker industry has been forever altered by its very own trip to 'Oz'.
  • S Arabian Jeddah's bunker fuel supplier pool shrinks, availability tightens
    Market sources expect tightness to ease by end-March

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FROM THE HOME PAGE
European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
Brussels
The rebound in revenues recorded by OOCL continues.
Hong Kong
In the second quarter of this year, they grew by 14.4%
Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
Singapore
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
Washington
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
Klaipeda
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Thiruvananthapuram
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Rome
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
London
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
Shack
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
Hamburg
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
Ankara
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Lugano
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
London
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
Brussels
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Papendrecht
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Brussels
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
Singapore
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Venice
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
Balboa
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
Breed
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
Rome
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
Washington
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Rome
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Copenhagen
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Genoa
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
Copenhagen
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Athens
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
Beijing
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Genoa
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Rome
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
Cagliari
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Casablanca
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
Kallo
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Copenhagen
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
Miami
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Bucharest
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Genoa
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
Genoa
Dam of Genoa, Third Valico and motorway grate-points out-are essential works
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
Milan
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
August
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
Hilden
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Nola
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
Milan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Hvidovre
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Rome
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
Singapore
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
Rome
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Trieste
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
Hamburg
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
Ravenna
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Milan
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Genoa
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Athens
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
Barcelona
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Dalian
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
Hamilton
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Milan
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Holzwickede
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Dénia
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
Genoa
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Amsterdam
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Cagliari
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
Genoa
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
Genoa
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Hamilton
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
Genoa
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
Reflights
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
PORTS
Italian Ports:
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Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
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MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Rome
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
Rostock
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
Genoa
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
Oslo
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
Hamburg
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Rome
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
Genoa
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Rome
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Tokyo
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
Ravenna
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
Ravenna
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
Memphis
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
Genoa
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Ancona
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Rome
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
Tokyo
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Rome
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
Geneva
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Marseille
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
Livorno
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Montreal
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
Genoa
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Trieste
Report on work in liguri ports
Genoa
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Arezzo
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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