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15 July 2024 - Year XXVIII
Independent journal on economy and transport policy
20:50 GMT+2
March 9, 2016
Sched Netweb site
  • CMA CGM net profit slips 2.9pc to US$567 million as sales fall 6.4pc
  • Drewry: HMM, Hanjin near merger, but insiders say too much overlap
  • ICTSI profit plunges 64pc absorbing special charges, but sales only down 1pc
  • Maersk's Seago to launch Liverpool UK, Spain, Med, North Africa service
  • US shippers avoid NY-NJ labour strife by using cheaper and better Montreal
  • UASC launches weekly service spanning west Med to India via Persian Gulf
  • Ex-OW Bunker CEO charged with 'serious crime' in Danish court
  • FedEx joins UPS opposing CP-Norfolk merger as 'deal means higher costs'
  • Estonia's Tallinn sees February box volume drop 5.5pc to 15,435 TEU
  • Verisk's CargoNet, Florida Trucking Association join to cut cargo theft
  • Old Dominion Freight Line makes declining gains in January and February
  • Asia Pacific Rail to draw 2,000 to HK Conference & Ex Centre March 22
  • Airbus draws line at giving China means of production in widebody market
  • Air France-KLM tackles temp-sensitive cargo with 'Kold Karts'
  • US DOT mulls 8 pleas from US airlines for Cuban services with air cargo
  • India's top 10 air forwarders lose market share despite +100pc growth

Exim Indiaweb site
MARCH 8, 2016
  • CMA CGM's 2015 results & margins remain firm in a difficult environment
  • Comparison of GHS & Transport Classification
  • Shipping Ministry seeks alternative financing to develop inland waterways
  • APM Terminals Inland Services, South Asia & BARC innovate with environment-friendly in-situ biodegradation technology for perishable cargo
  • Cyril C. George appointed Chairman In-Charge of Chennai Port Trust
  • CWC's 59th Foundation Day celebrated at Gandhidham CFS
  • Cargotec completes acquisition of maritime software company INTERSCHALT
  • CONquest 2016 to focus on private sector participation in logistics & freight movement
  • CTL BHP 2016

International Transport Journalweb site
  • Teamwork reduces empty shunter runs
  • New CEO for Austria and Southeast Europe
  • First US-built Airbus exits paint shop
  • Over half million HGVs off NZ roads in H2/2015
  • New magic wand for Trailer Wizards
  • Locating right spots for LNG supplies
  • Contract signed and sealed
  • New railcar lessor takes to US rails
  • BSM goes blue for Cyprus
  • Flensborg now represented in South Africa
  • Chep and Air Europa extend ULD management pact
  • EUR 1.2 billion for roads in Hungary
  • CMA CGM grows despite difficult environment
  • Logimat laurels for software developers
  • Iata sees solid start for airfreight in 2016
  • Group CCO bowing out of Freja

IHS Maritimeweb site
MARCH 8, 2016
  • Tilbury USD142 million expansion following land acquisition
    Forth Ports, owner of the UK River Thames port of Tilbury, has entered into an agreement to buy an adjacent 61.5 ha of land, including a further deepwater jetty, and plans to spend GBP100 million (USD142 million) to develop it. The land purchased...
  • EU ports regulation not good news for the shipping market, say owners and ports
    A controversial ports regulation has been adopted by the European Union, which shipowners and UK ports say will undermine the performance of ports in Europe. The EU Port Services Regulation, a proposal twice before rejected by...
  • Bumi Armada to pursue legal proceedings against contract termination
    Malaysia-listed offshore player Bumi Armada may resort to legal proceedings against an "unlawful" termination of contract by the Australia-based Woodside Energy Julimar (Woodside). "The company intends to fully enforce its rights under the contract, including initiating legal proceedings against Woodside for its unlawful purported termination of the contract." said Bumi Armada...
  • COSL's two drilling contracts suspended in Norway
    Statoil has terminated one drilling contract with Shanghai-listed China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) and suspended another. Its subsidiary COSL Drilling Europe (CDE) was notified by Statoil that the conditions for terminating the drilling contract numbered 2001150 have been met, and the contract numbered 2001151 will be suspended since...
  • V.Group buys up Bibby Ship Management
    Top ship manager V. Group has reinforced its market leadership by taking control of Bibby Line Group company Bibby Ship Management in an operation which it says is aimed mainly at strengthening its position in the offshore sector. The two groups have declined...
  • Boskalis awarded gas pipeline trenching and backfilling contract in Abu Dhabi
    Papendrecht, 8 March 2016: Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract from the National Petroleum Construction Company of Abu Dhabi, UAE for dredging work related to the installation of an offshore gas pipeline of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company as well as to an existing offshore...
  • Iran a possible panacea for South Korea's yards
    Beleagured South Korean shipbuilders could look to Iran to fill their orderbooks following the lifting of sanctions, analysts have suggested to IHS Fairplay. Despite posting a record KRW5.15 trillion (USD4.2 billion) loss for 2015 on Monday, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine...
  • HHIC wins Busan New Port project
    South Korean shipbuilder and construction firm Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction has been awarded a KRW88.5 billion (USD73.4 million) contract by the Busan Port Authority to develop the hinterland of Busan New Port's South Container Terminal. The contract will provide much needed business for HHIC,...
  • Korea EXIM grants shipping companies reprieve on loan-to-value breaches
    As the asset values of many ship types have been depreciating quickly, the Export-Import Bank of Korea has granted a one-year grace period to the country's shipping companies, giving them relief from loan-to-value (LTV) covenant breaches. The depressed Baltic Dry Index has hit...
  • ICTSI books decline in net income and revenue for 2015
    International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) saw net income and revenue fall during 2015 despite a 5% rise in throughput at its global terminal operations. The Manila-based company booked net income of USD58.5 million, a decline of 68% on 2014, while revenue feel by 1% to USD1.051...
  • Fortescue announces joint venture with rival Vale
    In a surprise move, Australian iron ore producer Fortescue on Tuesday announced it had struck a deal with former rival Vale of Brazil. A non-binding memorandum of understanding will allow Vale to buy between 5% and 15% of...
  • Chinese ship recyclers post lost of over USD77 million in 2015
    China's ship recycling sector posted a loss of over CNY500 million in 2015, CNY200 million more than 2014, according to data released by China National Shiprecycling Association (CNSA). The sector recorded a revenue of CNY3.4 billion (USD524 million) in 2015, a decrease of 13% from CNY3.9 billion...
  • Two missing after tug, tanker collision off Indonesia
    Two of the four crew from a tug that sank off Pulau Rupat, Indonesia, are still missing after it collided with an ltaly-flagged oil tanker, Mare Tirrenum. The incident occurred on 7 March 2016 at 0030 h local time while Mare Tirrenum was underway from Singapore to Dumai,...
  • Oman and Iran to develop all-water and trade links as major ports sign MoU
    Oman's Port of Salalah signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Port and Maritime Authority (PMO) of Iran to cooperate with two Iranian ports. Under the agreement an all-water route between Salalah, which is 30% owned by APM Terminals, Shahid Rajaee Port at Bandar Abbas, and the southeastern Iranian port...
  • Historic debut of US ethane export trade is near
    The first-ever seaborne cargo of US ethane should soon be loaded for export at the Marcus Hook terminal near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, marking the emergence of an entirely new oceangoing trade. The first four of Evergas' eight 27,500 cubic metre (cbm) LNG/ethane carrier newbuilds have...
  • Largest US environmental dredge project finalised
    US regulators have signed off on a scheme to remove contaminated sediment from a polluted river in New Jersey in what would be the largest American environmental dredging project to date. According to a final plan released by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on 4...
  • Boskalis, DEME and Van Oord among preferred bidders for Fehmarnbelt link
    The EUR6 billion (USD6.6 billion) Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link project has named consortia involving European dredging giants Boskalis, DEME, and Van Oord as preferred bidders for the four major construction contracts - with the aim of entering conditional contracts no later than...

The Loadstarweb site
MARCH 8, 2016
  • 'Adapt and optimise' the strategy for stormy financial waters, says CMA CGM chief
  • Welcome for UK review of fines for truckers carrying hidden illegal immigrants
  • Analysis: Expeditors shareholders want greater value, despite 'best year ever'
  • Women in logistics - they are there and it's time more had a voice at industry events
  • MASkargo: Here to stay and keeping freighters
  • How many supply chains do you really need?
  • Air freight makes a solid start in 2016, says IATA

Marine Logweb site
MARCH 8, 2016
  • Sanmar delivers first VectRA 3000 tractor tug
  • BAE San Diego awarded $28.2 million contract mod
  • Rolls-Royce propulsion for LNG fueled fish food carrier
  • Transocean defers delivery of five jack-ups
  • Bollinger delivers Fast Response Cutter USCGC Donald Horsley
  • V. Group acquires Bibby Ship Management

World Wide Shipperweb site
MARCH 8, 2016
  • Port of Everett calling for bids to move Weyerhaeuser Building
  • U.S. Shipping Corp. earns award for environmental/safety efforts
  • Port of Olympia part of team providing Purple martins new homes
  • Port of Seattle begins program to fund tourism development
  • Coast Guard responds to sinking vessel near Seattle

Lloyd's Listweb site
MARCH 8, 2016
  • Port Services Regulation passes EU Parliament
    Industry poised to continue lobbying efforts as text moves closer to adoption
  • Vafias grabs eight-year-old cape for $10.8m
    C Winner goes to Greek owner after repossession by KDB Capital
  • Transocean delays five rigs at Keppel
    Delivery of jack-up units pushed back by four years
  • Supramax trajectory is firmly up, with rates around six-week highs
    Emerging appearance of prompt tightness and grains exports support owners' sentiment
  • Attica celebrates 'new era' with $33m profit
    Best result for years came despite ongoing challenges
  • Backing the Union
    Lloyd's List talked to Alderman Jeffrey Mountevans, the 688th Lord Mayor of London, at his Mansion House offices, about the perils of a Brexit, the risk of competition from global maritime centres, and training maritime professionals of the future
  • Wave of new legislation to crash down on chemtankers
    Regulation covering cargoes will create extra administrative and cost burdens for shipowners and operators
  • O Shipping IPO where art thou?
    Total returns of shipping IPOs have lagged the broader stock market due to declining oil prices
  • Two Lanhai Shipping panamax bulkers up for sale
    Bid will start on March 24 at a combined floor price of $13.5m
  • Top ILWU official joins protests over USCG stance on box weighing
    Local 13 president Bobby Olvera calls for accurate container certifications as some shipper groups resist new IMO rules
  • ICTSI reports 68% decline in net profits
    Disappointing profit result comes despite 5% climb in global volumes
  • NYK, MTI and JMU to carry out big data research on 14,000 teu boxships
    Data collected will be stored at a centre established by ClassNK
  • Further changes to EU Port Services Regulation ahead
    Opponents fear regulatory creep if legislation passes EU parliament
  • Chevron expects first cargo from Australia's Gorgon LNG project next week
    Chevron is the operator of Australia's Gorgon LNG project, with a 47.3% stake
  • India's VO Chidambaranar Port breaks container throughput record
    Port handled about 5.61m teu of container volumes as of March 6 this year
  • Diana Shipping unit clinches time charter contract with RWE
    Present charter rate lower than previous $8,250 per day rate paid by Clearlake Shipping
  • Port of Salalah inks pact with Iranian port authorities
    Agreement will help grow shipping, trade and business opportunities

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MARCH 8, 2016
  • Negative growth on Asia-Europe trade spills into 2016
  • Trucking hits hiring roadblock as US unemployment drops
  • NY-NJ port makes new pitch for truck replacement program
  • Trucking companies in Europe rev up, despite protectionism
  • Acquisition to boost Mobile Air Transport's Canada presence
  • US imports set to plunge in March
  • China clears way for more meat imports from Brazil
  • Slide show: Fastest-growing US export ports
  • Rotterdam profit down as revenue rises and traffic hits all-time high
  • Global air cargo off to strong 2016
  • MSC adds Hazira to India-Africa service
  • Net income, revenue fell as volume rose at ICTSI in 2015
  • Oman inks deal with two Iranian ports
  • Decline in China exports accelerates in February

TradeWindsweb site
MARCH 8, 2016
  • Grim sign for peers as Diana downgraded
    Deutsche Bank analyst cuts bulker owner as worse-than-anticipated cash flow may require lender talks.
  • Exmar ends deal with partner on FLNG project
    Caribbean LNG plan officially ends as Exmar looks to place vessel elsewhere.
  • Six arrested over fraud allegations at ARS
    Authorities suspect shipyard officials and former provincial authorities of creating phantom positions at Argentine shipyard.
  • Sobelmar seeks OK to file Belgian bankruptcy
    Already under Chapter 11 protection in Connecticut, bulker owner says it must file in Belgium.
  • Marine Atlantic to fight legal challenge
    Government-controlled ropax owner defends subsidy that maintains public service operation.
  • Aframax rates recover as Ceyhan clears
    Brokers cite more limited supply at Turkish port as helping route recover from lows.
  • India 'facing offshore crew shortage'
    Seafarer union asks for government help to combat lack of workers for oil exploration.
  • DIS plans to boost coverage during 2016
    Marco Fiori says owner plans to reduce spot exposure steadily.
  • Oldendorff sells Eships tanker and LPGC fleet
    Expanding Dubai shipowner Tristar boosts chemical and gas operations with $90m deal for seven ships.
  • Bibby: Need for scale drove sale to V.Group
    Sir Michael Bibby explains when Bibby Ship Management was sold.
  • SM eyes partial SPP yard takeover
    South Korean group is sole bidder for shipbuilder, but may not want all its sites.
  • Boskalis seals new 50km dredging contract
    Dutch owner deploying variety of ships in Abu Dhabi for gas pipeline work.
  • Torm looks to UK on path to US listing
    Danish owner plans to register a company in Britain to help it with New York dual-listing.
  • Clarksons Platou cuts OSV trio to sell
    Analyst Turner Holm downgrades GulfMark, Tidewater and Hornbeck after price recovery this month.
  • CMV adds P&O cruiseship to fleet
    UK-based operator bringing in Australian veteran as its new flagship from 2017.
  • SK Shipping denies tax evasion
    Korean owner says probe by authorities appears to be part of regular audit.
  • V.Group in Bibby Ship Management swoop
    Market leader grows its footprint with acquisition of British rival.
  • Rem Offshore lays up another PSV
    Norwegian owner stacks fifth supply ship in Fosnavag after finishing charter.
  • V.Ships in Bibby Ship Management swoop
    Market leader grows its footprint with acquisition of British rival.
  • Gulf Navigation restructures board
    Middle East tanker owner appoints seven directors and independent chairman after shake-up in January.
  • Brussels pledges demo guidelines as Belgium signs HK rules
    European Commission to publish details for yard applications to European rules, while Belgium becomes the fourth nation to sign Hong Kong convention.
  • Torm eyes growth after strong annual profit
    Products tanker giant sees bottom line boosted by best spot market since 2008.
  • Bigger is better for Seaspan
    US-listed boxship owner pushes up revenue and profit in Q4 as fleet grows.
  • Final bids in for $1.4bn ferry contract
    Scottish government has to decide between Calmac and Serco for eight-year deal.
  • Rafelia 2 operator's licence revoked
    Indonesia bars Darma Bahari Utama from running ferry services after fatal sinking.
  • Car carrier refloated off Colombian port
    Ray-controlled PCTC Platinum Ray runs aground but problem solved within hours.
  • CMA CGM profit dips amid difficult trading conditions
    Jacques Saade-led containership operator expects market-beating cargo volumes again in 2016.
  • CMA CGM nears 5% threshold in Neptune Orient Lines
    French liner giant steps up stock purchases with recent purchase of a block of 700,000 shares.

American Shipperweb site
MARCH 8, 2016
  • GSF: Container carriers must address poor quality of service
  • U.S. restricts exports to China's ZTE Corp.
  • Moody's forecasts sluggish global growth, but no recession
  • Port of Charleston goes solar
  • Seaspan reports strong Q4, full-year financial results
  • Maersk adds new port call in Egypt
  • Austrian Post to sell German logistics subsidiary
  • Senate antitrust subcommittee members voice concerns over CP-NS deal
  • CMA CGM 2015 profits, revenues drop despite increased volumes
  • Ocean carriers enhance Asia-ISC loops
  • Port of Salalah signs MOU with Iranian ports
  • Forth Ports enters land purchase agreement at Tilbury
  • Wärtsilä: Shortcuts led to improper testing of ship engines
  • Drewry: HMM-Hanjin merger a 'very real possibility'
  • Irish Continental Group marine operations report strong 2015 results
  • U.S. initiates import duties on Chinese stainless steel
  • AGRO Merchants develops storage facility at Rotterdam
  • UPS Worldwide Express adds 23 locations to its network
  • GRI Roundup: CMA CGM and Hapag-Lloyd
  • Executive Moves: Cargill, International Business Systems and ClassNK
  • U.S. exports continue slide in January
  • Infrastructure, trade take center stage at Democratic presidential debate

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MARCH 8, 2016
  • US Gulf Coast bunker fuel prices highest in months
    US Gulf Coast prices rise as Brent crude reaches highest level since Dec 4, 2015.
  • Oil trading higher on Chinese growth target, US rig count
    A Bollinger Band analysis revealed both NYMEX crude and ICE Brent hovering Monday above their upper limits.

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