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March 10, 2016
Sched Netweb site
  • Cathay 2015 profit up 90.5pc to US$772.6 million, revenue off 3.4pc
  • K+N sees mandatory box weigh-ins as needless and costly - 'no value add'
  • Seaspan net profit up 52.9pc to US$199.3 million, but little revenue data
  • Port Tracker: US ports start normally, but adding mega ships is madness
  • NYK to collect Big Data from mega-ships to promote safety, efficiency
  • 15,000-TEU Al Dhail docks at La Spezia Container Terminal
  • Damco signs Swiss agri-chem giant Syngenta to 4PL global contract
  • Bridge across Bosphorus now open, creates Europe-Asia freight corridor
  • Eco lobby: New sustainable shipping rules to be devised by 2040
  • VSTEP installs NAUTIS training simulator to HELMEPA in Greece
  • IMO eases rules, grants more time to upgrade navigation software
  • Cargo pilots go to court with narrow focus argument for equal rest periods
  • Pilot shortage at regional airlines threatens wider US aviation industry
  • Volga-Dnepr flies Breeze-M booster for Exomar Mission space vehicles
  • Lufthansa Cargo to sell bellyhold space on Eurowings long-haul flights

Exim Indiaweb site
MARCH 9, 2016
  • CMA CGM committed to professional equality
  • MOL lays emphasis on ESG
  • Pulses being imported for buffer stock
  • Adani Kattupalli Port receives 1st Less than Container Load shipment
  • APM Terminals Pipavav launches project 'DISHA' with Swadeep Sikshan Sansthan
  • Major Ports record INR 3,456 cr. profit
  • PM calls for improving average vessel turnaround time at Major Ports
  • V.O. Chidambaranar Port achieves container handling record
  • AMTOI Day celebration on March 11 in Mumbai
  • CCEA approves construction of 6 rail lines for freight & passengers
  • DICT sees rapid growth, emerges as one of the key gateways for north India containerised cargo
  • National Association of Hinterland ICDs & CFSs formed
  • Rail auto hub coming up near Chennai
  • Exporters asked to make use of preferential duty tariff under FTAs
  • Odisha to tie-up with Singapore-based agencies for smart city project

International Transport Journalweb site
  • New shuttle reinforces Rotterdam-France link
  • Wanted: dozen pilots for Thames traffic
  • BSM kisses V.Group's hand
  • Leadership change for Cargill's ocean transport field
  • Rail network facelift in California and Montana
  • Goodman reports robust H1 results
  • SSC and Swiss Export put merger on agenda
  • State-of-the-art warehouse for Graz
  • Kazakhstan a linchpin in Central Asia
  • Nile Dutch pimps up Far East-West Africa service
  • Precision redelivers freighter conversions to DHL
  • Transporter plant Hanover celebrating
  • ICTSI: volumes up, revenue down, ebitda better
  • Bouquet of top managers for ClassNK
  • Aircraft now 'follow the greens' at DXB

IHS Maritimeweb site
MARCH 9, 2016
  • P&I deal for Iran would be temporary and 'fragile'
    Talks between the International Group of P&I Clubs and the US regulators over a potential deal for a temporary facility to allow insurance for vessels trading with Iranian firms are ongoing IHS Fairplay...
  • US diesel tracked to Europe expected to triple month-on-month
    Nearly 3.5 million tonnes (26 million bbl) of ultra-low-sulphur diesel is tracked arriving in Europe over March on 84 tankers, according to the OPIS Tanker Tracker, an IHS product. The tally shows that volumes from the US are so far estimated to triple from last month's...
  • PALFINGER DREGGEN gets Statoil contract
    Statoil has awarded PALFINGER DREGGEN the contract for the complete rebuilding and upgrading of six BOP cranes for the Gullfaks field. Each of the BOP cranes to be delivered from PALFINGER DREGGEN will have the capacity to lift 2 x 20 tons. In addition the cranes are equipped with an auxiliary...
  • IMarEST partners with MAAP and will launch new Philippines Branch
    The Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) is the latest Marine Partner to join the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) and sees 45 of MAAP's academic staff and around 1500 engineering and deck cadets enrolled as members of the IMarEST to support their Initial and...
  • Port Regulation: Parliament vote brings ports one step closer to autonomy
    Yesterday, the European Parliament voted on the Port Regulation and the Fleckenstein Report. The European Parliament confirmed the outcome of the Transport committee. 451 MEPs voted in favour of the deal reached by the rapporteur and the shadow rapporteurs. 234 MEPs voted against, while 18 MEPs abstained. An even larger...
  • 13th ESPO conference - are European ports moving fast enough?
    The 2016 ESPO Conference will look into ways to improve the efficiency of maritime transport and ports, this from different angles: How to remove the remaining barriers in maritime transport and how to come to a real internal market for maritime transport? How to set the digital agenda for ports?...
  • Ageing tankers pulled from markets
    The preference of charterers for newer tankers is persuading owners to pull ageing tonnage out of many key markets, according to leaders in the sector. Frontline, the listed tanker operator in John Fredriksen's business empire, said newbuilding deliveries are accelerating this year, particularly in the second half of 2016, and the...
  • Port of Gothenburg appoints new Harbour Master
    The Port of Gothenburg has appointed a new Harbour Master - Åsa Kärnebro. Åsa has been deputy Harbour Master at the Port of Gothenburg since 2010. In her new position she has identified a number of ways to further strengthen the port's competitiveness, not only in Europe but also globally. As...
  • ESPO Award - how is your port working with nature?
    04 March 2016: The theme for the 8th ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports is "Nature in Ports". In general, European ports are part of very valuable ecosystems, both on the land and waterside. Many port areas are also neighbouring Natura 2000 areas or even consist of Natura 2000...
  • Dredging association EADA India's annual conference
    EADA India is pleased to invite you for its annual conference EADA India 2016, organized by hosted by Adani Ports and SEZ limited on behalf of EADA India that is scheduled to be held at Ahmadabad on March 11-12,2016. The conference shall have experts from the industry, policy makers from Government,...
  • Kalmar to deliver 19 hybrid shuttle carriers to APM Terminals' newest container terminal in Italy
    Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has received an order for 19 hybrid shuttle carriers from APM Terminals for their newest container terminal that is under construction in Vado, Italy. The machines will be delivered during 2017. APM Terminals' deepwater Vado container terminal will be the world's first container terminal to employ an...
  • Agenda for EADA India AGM 2016
    Eastern Dredging Association, INDIA Agenda for Annual General Meeting - 2016 NOTICE Notice is hereby issued that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the year 2016 of Eastern Dredging Association India is scheduled to be held on March 11, 2016 at 1700 hrs at the EADA India 2016 conference venue, AIIM, Shantigram, Ahmedabad...
  • Port of Rotterdam Authority to redirect 4km of port section of Betuwe Route
    The Port of Rotterdam Authority is going to redirect approximately 4km of the port (or first) section of the Betuwe Route. As a result, the railway line will no longer run over the Caland Bridge, so that shipping...
  • Suez Canal Access Channel is Officially Opened
    East Port Said, Egypt - Completed within just three months, the new 8.5 km (5.2 mile) access channel directly links the East Port Said port complex to the Mediterranean Sea, eliminating the need for vessels heading to the Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) to wait 6-8 hours for a time...
  • Damen signs MOU with Pearlson Shiplift Corporation
    The Damen Shipyards Group and Pearlson Shiplift Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for close cooperation between the two companies in the design and execution of shiplift projects around the...
  • No relief for mainline boxship operators
    Mainline container ship operators will continue to have a hard time container ship deliveries have increased considerably from 1.3 million teu in 2012 to 1.7 million teu in 2015, a broker stated. In 2016, approximately 190 vessels 1.3 millon teu are expected to be delivered. Italian broker Banchero Costa...
  • VLGC rates fall to loss-making levels
    Freight rates to haul LPG on very large gas carriers have weakened to below break-even levels amid heavy newbuilding deliveries and muted trade activity. Freight rates are now hovering at USD32 to USD33 per tonne, with ship brokers expressing concern at what appears to be a...
  • Rig market faces a perfect storm as capacity outstrips projected demand
    The offshore rig market faces a 'perfect storm', especially in southeast Asia, where excess capacity outstrips projected demand for 2016 and 2017. Based on IHS Petrodata's February report, market supply of jackups in...
  • Daiichi Chuo Kisen Kaisha unveils bailout plans
    Japanese bulker owner Daiichi Chuo Kisen Kaisha today unveiled investment agreements with 14 of its creditors, comprising compatriot shipbuilders and shipowners. Concurrently, Daiichi Chuo Kisen Kaisha, which filed for civil rehabilitation on 29 September 2015 after incurring JPY177 billion (USD1.47 billion) of debts, has...
  • Great Yarmouth selected as construction port for USD3.5 billion wind farm
    Peel Ports Group's port of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk, UK, has been selected as the port for construction and installation activities for ScottishPower Renewables' USD3.5 billion East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) and Peel...
  • Chipolbrok looks to complete fleet upgrade by mid-year
    Polish-Chinese project and breakbulk shipping line Chipolbrok is on track to phase in all its latest-generation multipurpose newbuildings into its east-west services by the middle of this year, its managing directors told IHS Fairplay. The company aims to...
  • APM Terminals Completes Acquisition of Grup Maritim TCB
    9 March 2016 The Hague, Netherlands - APM Terminals has completed the USD 1 billion acquisition of Spanish Grup Maritim TCB's port and rail interests. APM Terminals has yet to receive approval for three of 11 terminals under...
  • Tumbling revenues and falling demand add to offshore owners' pain
    Collapsing revenues of offshore vessel operators and little chance of recovery in the near term even if oil prices increase are testing both the pockets and the resolve of companies in the beleaguered shipping sector. "A...
  • Marine insurers issue anchor safety warning
    Shipowners and crews have been warned they need to take the threat posed by lost anchors seriously. Marine insurers Gard and the Swedish Club have combined with class society DNV GL to investigate the causes, both technical and operational, of anchor and anchor chain loss. An investigation...
  • CKYHE revises Asia-Europe, Med network amid slowing demand
    The CKYHE alliance is reorganizing its service network for Asia-Europe and Asia-Mediterranean trades as the carriers try to counter the weak demand and excess capacity that is plaguing the route and dragging down freight rates. Members of the alliance - COSCON, 'K' Line, Yang Ming,...
  • Transocean delays five jackup deliveries to 2020
    Switzerland-based offshore drilling contractor Transocean and Singapore-based rig-builder Keppel FELS have mutually agreed to delay the delivery of five jackups until 2020. The new delivery dates for the five Super B 400 Bigfoot Class drilling rigs are postponed to two- and three-month intervals in the first quarter of 2020. For the...
  • Fund divests 30% of Egypt container terminal operator to Hutchison
    MENA Infrastructure, a fund manager and equity investor in Middle East infrastructure, said it divested its 30.3% stake in Egypt's Alexandria International Container Terminals (AICT) to Hong Kong's Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) for an undisclosed sum. AICT, a joint venture between HPH, Alexandria Port Authority, and Saudi investment group...
  • Bunker catches fire off Dalian port, China
    A bunker ship caught fire off Dalian port in northern China on 7 March. Five crew members of Bo Feng You Gong 10 had to abandon the ship, announced Dalian Maritime Safety Administration. The engine room of this 61.2 m-long ship caught fire at about 10:00 h local time on 7 March...
  • Exmar and Pacific break off Colombian FLNG deal
    Gas transport and supply chain specialist Exmar and Canadian natural gas and oil producer Pacific Exploration and Production (PEP) have cancelled their natural gas liquefaction and storage agreement in Colombia. Exmar told IHS Fairplay that it took the initiative to end the 15-year agreement, which it had already indicated would not...
  • Economou's DryShips loses USD2.85 billion in a single year
    George Economou-founded DryShips has suffered yet another massive quarterly loss - capping off one of the worst full-year performances ever by a public shipping company - and has now stopped making principal payments on its bank debt. The embattled NASDAQ-listed bulker and offshore owner...
  • Marshall Islands flag leans on technology to reduce detentions
    Putting existing technology to better use to help shipowners make money will be a priority for the Marshall Islands flag in 2016. One way the flag state is doing that is by combining ship tracking data with vessel notices of arrival to keep crews better...
  • Kirby buys Seacor tank barges for USD88 million
    Inland barge operator Kirby Corp. has agreed to buy the inland tank barge fleet from subsidiaries of Seacor Holdings for USD88 million in cash. The asset purchase agreement, announced 8 March, includes 27 inland 30,000-barrel tank barges and 13 inland towboats, as well as a 30,000-barrel tank barge and a towboat...

The Loadstarweb site
MARCH 9, 2016
  • Blow to express airlines as Amazon leases 20 767Fs and eyes ATSG share deal
  • CKYHE axes Asia-North Europe service as demand and rates hit rock bottom
  • Bangladesh moves to improve airport security as UK bans air cargo imports
  • MEPs back draft proposals to reform and modernise EU port sector
  • 'CSCL Indian Ocean grounding must serve as a wake-up call'
  • World's largest air vehicle will 'revolutionise logistics'
  • Trucking start-up Cargomatic wants to be shipping's Uber

Marine Logweb site
MARCH 9, 2016
  • Norway eyes submarine replacement program
  • Damen Dunkerque busy with DFDS Seaways program
  • Havyard reports cancelation of subsea newbuild
  • Evac equipment picked for Rederi Gotland newbuilds
  • Sembcorp Marine ups stake in Gravifloat
  • Kirby to buy Seacor inland tank barge fleet

World Wide Shipperweb site
MARCH 9, 2016
  • Port of Vancouver breaking records with 2015 revenue/tonnage numbers
  • New Drewry report looks at impact of giant container vessels
  • Evergreen Line earns honor for e-commerce excellence
  • Corps to begin maintenance dredging of Grays Harbor navigation channel
  • US rail freight totals see mixed result for week

Lloyd's Listweb site
MARCH 9, 2016
  • Marsh highlights dangers of inadequate hydrography
    Large parts of national and international waters never surveyed, says top broker
  • Survival of the fittest
    Dry bulk owners are scrambling to shore up their balance sheets through alternative finance, loan deferrals, share buybacks and ship sales
  • Gulftainer reports above market-average box growth
    Middle Eastern operator bucks trend of slowing volume growth, posting 4% rise in throughput figures across its portfolio
  • Warning of 'chaos' after CMA CGM decision to deploy 18,000 teu ships on Pacific
    Maritime experts fear the impact mega vessels could have on beleaguered Asia-US container trades
  • Charterers and owners clash over tanker age limits
    Owners unable to invest in younger ships without better freight rate deals paid by oil major charterers
  • Consultation opens on EU regulation to ease port state aid approval process
    Brussels exercise in cutting red tape gets first of two public consultations
  • Solid start to the year for transatlantic traffic
    Box volumes on westbound and eastbound services up in January
  • Offshore and under pressure
    Offshore rates are low, waves of job cuts continue to hit the industry and shipowners and oil majors alike are going to ever more extreme lengths to endure a downturn with no clear end in sight
  • Better the devil you know?
    Sometimes it is the ideas from outside that are truly transformational and able to move the industry forward
  • International Group gets US nod on Iran cover
    Mechanism will allow P&I Clubs to provide full cover to members in the short term for vessels involved in Iranian trade
  • CKYHE sets network changes for Asia to Europe, Mediterranean services
    Alliance to offer five Asia-North Europe services from end-March
  • APM Terminals completes Spanish deal
    Adds eight terminals to portfolio, but regulatory approval for Turkish terminal still not granted
  • Kirby to buy Seacor barge fleet
    Acquisition will be financed with funds from Kirby's revolving credit facility
  • Dryships suspends debt servicing amid dwindling cash reserves
    Total losses for the quarter stand at $528m including impairment charges and Ocean Rig writedown
  • Iran oil exports rise as demand from Europe grows
    Biggest buyer of Iranian crude is China, with 31.3% of total
  • Seaspan affirms dividend policy amid challenging market conditions
    Company focus on fleet growth and redemption of preferred shares that are due for dividend step-up
  • Vale and Fortescue pursue iron ore joint venture
    Alliance could boost long haul iron ore shipments
  • Exmar and Pacific Exploration scrap FLNG project
    Deal termination comes soon after cancellation or postponement of other FLNG projects around the world

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MARCH 9, 2016
  • CP making softer merger overture to NS shareholders
  • Imports propel Long Beach port to record February volume
  • XPO Logistics to build, operate health-care network
  • European terminal operators demand clarity on SOLAS
  • Successful US ports integrate shippers into operations
  • Baltimore volume jumps in January after record 2015
  • Amazon gains more control of its air cargo supply chain
  • Orbcomm's satellite tracking rockets on new business, acquisitions
  • US LTL truckers gain shipments as manufacturing activity improves
  • 'K' Line adds India calls to intra-Asia loops
  • Russia seeks to develop Arctic shipping route
  • Rotterdam port makes major rail investment to stay competitive
  • Hutchison buys stake in Egypt terminal operator
  • APM Terminals finalizes acquisition of Spain's Grup Maritim
  • Shippers to gain reliability from US terminal automation
  • Air cargo a drag on Cathay Pacific's huge 2015 profit
  • CKYHE restructures Asia-Europe, Med services

TradeWindsweb site
MARCH 9, 2016
  • DryShips' key asset, Ocean Rig, plunges 22%
    Shares in George Economou-led drilling contractor plummets after lower-than-expected earnings.
  • Aframax rates recover as enquiries pick up
    UPDATE: Brokers cite more demand from Black Sea and Ceyhan as helping to firm up rates.
  • Another New Shipping bulker runs aground
    Smit Salvage tapped to help capesize New Mykonos come unstuck off coast of Madagascar.
  • Navios discloses details on $50m loan
    Inter-company loan raised eyebrows when announced last week.
  • Seanergy leads gainers in mixed session
    Shipping stocks mostly rising in New York though most other bulker owners sink. Asia declines.
  • Second hand is the better option
    UACC chief executive Per Wistoft suggests expanding owners opt for the second-hand market.
  • Middle East helps lift VLCC spot rates
    Fixture of Onassis ship well above the WorldScale rate at the end of last week.
  • Tallinn devalues icebreaker as probe widens
    Port company writes down Botnica by $5.5m as prosecutors investigate 2012 purchase.
  • Aframax rates recover as enquiries pick
    UPDATE: Brokers cite more demand from Black Sea and Ceyhan as helping to firm up rates.
  • Nigerian owner cancels Havyard newbuild
    After initial delay, both sides decide to axe subsea deal, with Norwegian yard getting compensation.
  • Grounded Suez bulker refloated
    Greece's New Katerina pulled free in Egyptian canal; repairs taking place.
  • Harbor Star signs drydocks deal
    Philippines owner forms shiprepair joint venture with Guam Industrial Services.
  • MOL establishes new service with Daimler
    Japanese carrier set to route German company's vehicles through Slovenia in order to reduce emissions.
  • Two more Lanhai bulkers on the block
    Newbuilding and arrested panamax up for grabs in China following owner's collapse.
  • HMM expects final Hyundai Securities bids
    Up to six companies could vie for Korean owner's stake in brokerage.
  • Boskalis to axe vessels and staff after $483m profit
    Dutch dredging giant prepares for a difficult year ahead as it forecast lower earnings for current year.
  • Daiichi of Japan confirms cash injection
    Owner secures funds to help in its efforts to pull away from administration.
  • TGS COO appointed new CEO
    Kristian Johansen will replace the retiring Robert Hobbs at Norwegian offshore charterer.
  • CKYHE restructures European runs with 98 ships
    Coscon, K Line and others reorganise loops from Asia, pooling nearly 100 vessels.
  • Maersk Tankers completes first drone delivery at sea
    Shipowner hopes technology can prove a cost saver in delivery of spare parts and medicines.
  • Keppel sees five newbuildings delayed until 2020
    Another blow for Singapore's hard pressed rig builders as Transocean delays units again.
  • DryShips halts payments across loans
    Economou-led shipowner misses balloon on three facilities and suspends instalments on remainder.
  • Kirby buys Seacor's inland tank-barge fleet
    US-listed tank-barge operator adds to fleet size with deal for compatriot's assets.
  • Rates and asset values hit DryShips
    George Economou-led company reports big Q4 loss as rates remain weak and asset values fall.

American Shipperweb site
MARCH 9, 2016
  • BWR: CKYHE decreases Asia-North Europe capacity, shifts focus to Med
  • ATSG to provide 20 cargo planes for Amazon
  • DOT proposes sleep apnea tests for truckers, railroad workers
  • Kirby buys inland barge fleet from SEACOR Holdings
  • APMT finalizes acquisition of Grup Maritim TCB
  • Drewry: Diminishing economies of scale for vessels beyond 18,000 TEUs
  • IATA: Airfreight volumes inch up 2.7% in January
  • FEPORT: National guidance on SOLAS 'still absent'
  • U.S. meat exports increase in volumes, decline in value
  • Trinity Health taps XPO Logistics to run medical supply chain
  • FMC reviews 18 OTI license applications
  • TIA: 3PL revenues fall despite increased volumes in Q4 2015
  • CP to sell Arbutus Corridor to Vancouver
  • NRF: U.S. container imports spike in January

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MARCH 9, 2016
  • Minimal impact on Japan bunker fuel market from Cosmo's Sakaide oil terminal work
    Bunker fuel shipments from the terminal suspended since March 5, trade sources say.
  • Chemoil forays into Australia's bunker fuel market
    Starting in Port Kembla on April 2, will also sell bunkers at other NSW ports.
  • EU sulfur rule non-compliance about 5% in 2015: EMSA
    Inspection levels fall short of requirements, except in Baltic ECA.
  • Independent bunker broker opens US office
    Move makes Lindsay Blee 'true, global partner'.
  • ANALYSIS: European LNG bunkering losing competitiveness against MGO
    Spread between European gas prices and MGO declining steadily since May last year.
  • Oil futures turn lower on weak Chinese trade data
    Chinese exports decreased in February by 25.4% year on year, while imports declined 13.8%.

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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:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
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ForwardersShip Suppliers
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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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