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20:42 GMT+2
March 11, 2016
Sched Netweb site
  • CMA CGM increases Asia-North Europe rate US$500/TEU from April 1
  • Long Beach up 35.9pc - best month in history docking first 18,000-TEUer
  • China's February exports fell 25.4pc hit by Chinese New Year shutdown
  • Shipowners condemn jail term of 81-year-old master by Spanish Supremes
  • EU court upholds US$185.5 million fines for forwarder price-fixing
  • CP files preliminary proxy with SEC ahead of Norfolk Southern AGM
  • US Senators join opponents of CP takeover of Norfolk Southern railway
  • CMA CGM hikes S America-Europe, Red Sea rate US$250/FEU April 1
  • EU to China: Cut steel exports or risk being denied WTO trade status
  • French unions hamper trains to save 35-hour work week from reform
  • INTTRA demos eVGM service for new box weight verification rules over web
  • Panama port throughput up 1.77pc to 6.9 million TEU, but with mixed results
  • Deutsche Post DHL pre-tax profit falls 18.7pc to US$2.64 million
  • Shippers, ports attack mega ships for high costs, infrastructure constraints
  • APMT's new Vado terminal orders 19 compact Kalmar straddle carriers
  • FTA likes Whitehall plans to 'improve' fines for people-smuggling truckers
  • Forwarder would jump at Iran trade, but most US sanctions still in place
  • After much speculation Amazon takes plunge into providing air cargo
  • Hedge fund, PE firm makes move on troubled United Airlines with new slate
  • 'Solid' start to 2016 for global air freight industry, IATA data shows
  • UAE parleys for 'fifth freedom' rights to access Budapest-US market
  • TIACA forms shippers' advisory committee so customers can been heard
  • Air Europa renews ULD deal with CHEP, converts to light-weight units

Exim Indiaweb site
MARCH 10, 2016
  • Maersk Line enhances Mesawa service
  • MSC adds direct Hazira call to South Africa service
  • National Waterways Bill gets Parliamentary nod
  • OceanMasters successfully handles break-bulk shipment from Norway to Dubai
  • Reaction of Capt. Vivek Anand, President, Mumbai & Nhava-Sheva Ship-Agents Association (MANSA)
  • V.Group acquires Bibby Ship Management
  • Cabinet approves 'no objection' to proposed change in holding structure for container terminal projects of DP World Ltd in Major Ports
  • DP World's gift to NMIS girl students on International Women's Day
  • Ministry of Shipping order, dated March 7, 2016, on Relaxation of Cabotage restriction for container transhipment ports

International Transport Journalweb site
  • Big brands prepare for the future
  • Castigated
  • More tonnage at Thames terminals
  • Joint operation centre to enhance rail efficiency
  • VP engineering invigorating Kuebix
  • Two appointments at HM Revenue & Customs
  • Early start for routes to Great Lakes
  • Rerouting Betuwe route
  • French airports see slight cargo plus
  • Chapman Freeborn to be GSA for RUS Aviation
  • West India Service enhanced by "K" Line
  • Multi-million dollar track construction contract netted
  • Showcasing latest on-board computer
  • New CEO to adorn fashion logistics specialist
  • Amazon's airfreight ambitions confirmed
  • 37 new Fiata members in February
  • Megaships: fears finally confirmed?
  • Green hub in Le Havre
  • Drivers to be screened for sleep apnoea

IHS Maritimeweb site
MARCH 10, 2016
  • Cyber security for ships depends on new supply chain, says LR
    Risks that come with increasing digitalisation of ships could be lessened by decreasing their connection with the shore. This move would open up a whole new model for ship operations, according to Lloyd's Register (LR). With "peak technology" coming...
  • Paragon Shipping to sell off entire operating fleet
    Michael Bodouroglou-led Paragon Shipping has agreed to sell its final six bulkers in exchange for a full settlement of its syndicated loan facility obligations. In a statement after the closing bell on 9 March, the NASDAQ-listed company disclosed that the Panamaxes Coral Seas and...
  • Loss-making Bourbon ready to stack up to 20% of fleet
    French offshore vessel operator Bourbon said today that it was ready to continue stacking up to 20% of its 511-strong fleet as it strives to contain the impact of a slump in demand that left it with a net loss...
  • 'Painful path' for biggest box ships
    The container shipping sector is working through what is described as a "lost decade", with rates sliding relentlessly and more vessels lying idle; carrier consolidation is the only solution being suggested. In a revealing session at TPM 2016 earlier this month, Barclays Capital Equity analyst Brandon Oglenski drew close parallels to...
  • Bank of China to become largest shareholder in Huarong Energy
    Hong Kong-listed China Huarong Energy Company, formerly China Rongsheng Heavy Industries, has announced an issue of 17.1 billion shares to its creditors to offset its CNY17.1 billion (USD2.6 billion) debts. Once completed, Bank of China (BOC) will be the shipbuilding and marine engineering company's largest shareholder. Huarong Energy had debts totalling...
  • Australia's Melbourne port privatisation gets final clearance
    Melbourne, Australia's largest container terminal and port is now officially on the market, after legislation cleared state parliament on Thursday evening. "Port lease legislation has passed through Parliament. We're getting on with it and keeping our promises," state treasurer Tim Pallas announced on social media platform...
  • Business grows at Wilmar Ship Holdings
    Wilmar Ship Holdings, the shipping arm of Singapore-based agribusiness group Wilmar International, has been growing quietly but profitably. The company owns 10 bulk carriers and 20 chemical tankers. The tankers and bulkers, which are mainly Kamsarmaxes, are primarily deployed to transport Wilmar's grain and palm oil...
  • HMM's finances worse than previously reported
    Hyundai Merchant Marine has revealed that its 2015 loss and liabilities were worse than earlier reported. This follows an external auditor's check of its accounts. HMM said its loss was KRW648.76 billion (USD540 million), compared with the unaudited figure of KRW600.1 billion it announced in...
  • DSME restructuring 'going well' despite failure to sell Romanian yard
    The restructuring efforts of South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) are progressing smoothly although attempts to sell its Romanian yard have failed. During a press briefing, Financial Services Commission commissioner Kim Yong Beom asserted DSME's reorganisation is going well despite the shipbuilder posting a record...
  • Container rates reverse three months of decline in January
    Container freight rates reversed three months of decline in January and reached their highest level since October 2015. UK consultancy Container Trade Statistics (CTS)'s price index, which includes both spot and contract rates, rose three points to 71 in January. However, shipping...
  • China Merchants to invest in 10 more overseas ports
    China Merchants Holdings International (CMHI) is planning to invest in about 10 more overseas ports as the state-owned company continues its global expansion and implementation of China's One Belt One Road strategy. CMHI is looking...
  • US-bound tanker diverts to Europe as diesel price surges
    A New York-bound cargo of low-sulphur gasoil on board the product tanker Raysut is now diverting in mid-Atlantic to Amsterdam, as prices for diesel cargoes in northwest Europe surge to an 11-week high. The Long Range 2 tanker, carrying a 90,000-tonne (670,500 bbl) cargo of ultra-low-sulphur...
  • India remains bright spot for offshore demand
    The Indian rig market continues to defy the offshore down-cycle and boasts higher demand than the rest of the Asia Pacific region. IHS Petrodata forecasts that the Indian Ocean region is expected to attract an estimated demand of around 40 jack-up units...
  • 'Painful path' for biggest box ships
    The container shipping sector is working through what is described as a "lost decade", with rates sliding relentlessly and more vessels lying idle; carrier consolidation is the only solution being suggested. In a revealing session at TPM 2016 earlier this month, Barclays Capital Equity analyst Brandon Oglenski drew close parallels to...
  • The rise and fall of perpetual preferred shipping equity
    A hybrid security known as perpetual preferred equity (PPE) has played a key role in shipping's capital-raising efforts over the past half-decade. Now, the consequences of that strategy are coming home to roost. Issuing PPE in today's market environment would be impossible, but...
  • ClassNK joins US safety inspection scheme
    Tokyo-based ClassNK has become the fifth class society to participate in a safety inspection programme aimed at reducing the US Coast Guard's regulatory burden over US-flagged ships. The Coast Guard and ClassNK signed an agreement on 9 March authorising ClassNK...

The Loadstarweb site
MARCH 10, 2016
  • Analysis: can Atlas Air hold its own against ATSG in air freight's e-commerce market?
  • Peace breaks out as new affinity grows between ports and unions on US west coast
  • HMM alone in search for charter hire cut as lessor Seaspan believes revenue is secure
  • Barely United: airline board battle erupts as Continental's Bethune reappears
  • Signed, sealed and delivered: the Amazon threat to DHL
  • DHL forwarding losses drive down full-year group profits

Marine Logweb site
MARCH 10, 2016
  • World's largest cruise ship departs for sea trials
  • Davie makes new unsolicited bid to build polar icebreaker
  • Best practices for RO/RO vehicle deck fire safety
  • BAE San Diego gets $47.2 million Navy contract mod
  • Incat Crowther designs new generation tour vessel
  • First U.S. ethane shipment heads for Europe

World Wide Shipperweb site
MARCH 10, 2016
  • Freight transport services index climbs during month of January
  • Troutdale Airport advisory board sets public meeting for March 16
  • Diana Shipping sets charter for dry bulk vessel MYRSINI
  • Port of Seattle, Snohomish County pleased with eastside rail corridor deal
  • "K" Line making changes to West India services

Lloyd's Listweb site
MARCH 10, 2016
  • Bulk Invest creditors consider damages claims after dropping injunction
    Japanese companies owed $172m look at legal options related to 'quick' sale they claim was below market value
  • Port of Long Beach reports record highest monthly box volumes
    February surge in imports will continue into March
  • Paragon Shipping strikes bank deal to sell fleet
    Talks continue with yard on delaying newbuild trio
  • Are marine technology firms too big to fail?
    Who can we trust, shipowners ask as engine maker reputation rocked by data-rigging scandals
  • Aronnax: Suspicion reigns
    Rebuilding bridges may be more difficult than rebuilding engines
  • Persian Prize or Desert Mirage?
    Iran's market remains nascent as shipping and commodity businesses navigate legal tangles and uncertainty. But the opportunity remains too big to ignore
  • Now we are talking
    With faster, cheaper and more reliable communications, shipowners and suppliers are beginning to treat ships like any connected device and explore new ways to do business
  • Bourbon reports $84m loss for 2015
    Lower revenue forecast for 'low point in the cycle' in 2016
  • The familiar cycle
    Two years ago the offshore sector was the darling of shipowners looking for an easy diversification win; this 'new frontier' for traditional shipping has suffered from the usual follies
  • Navios 'in-house' loan has three-year term
    Security for loan from tanker sibling includes 8m units in Navios Partners held by Navios Holdings
  • Havyard agrees newbuilding contract cancellation
    Newbuilding delivery had been postponed before it was cancelled
  • MOL and Daimler set up Mediterranean car carrier service
    Move will reduce transit time to Asia and cut CO2 emissions
  • MR tanker rates drop on lack of diesel arbitrage
    Global distillate supply building up as refineries are operated at maximum production due to low oil prices and strong margins
  • No armed robbery incidents in Asia reported for February
    ReCAAP says incidents are also less severe in nature versus previous month and year-ago period
  • ASF blasts latest Prestige judgment
    Apostolos Mangouras was sentenced to two years in prison earlier this year by Spain's Supreme Court and deemed 'reckless' in 14-year-old case
  • Panama Maritime Authority moots bill to boost shipbuilding and finance
    Authority hopes initiatives will help create more jobs in the country
  • Sembcorp Marine raises stake in Gravifloat to 56%
    Group looking to expand into offshore gas processing business

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MARCH 10, 2016
  • Swift sees freight volumes rise, inventories start to drop
  • NS ramps up intermodal service connecting Charleston port and Charlotte
  • Slide show: TPM 2016's most memorable quotes
  • Platform allows shippers to submit VGMs electronically
  • DP World reorganizes India business
  • Largest US truckload carrier sends warning on rates, ELDs
  • Cochin truckers walk off the job
  • Record profit has Deutsche Post unfazed by Amazon
  • Melbourne port put on the auction block
  • China Merchants plans further overseas expansion
  • India releases draft SOLAS guidelines
  • Idle container ship fleet at six-year high

TradeWindsweb site
MARCH 10, 2016
  • Sobelmar complains of HSH 'takeover' effort
    Bankruptcy grows bitter as Belgian shipowner files adversary suit in Connecticut.
  • Judge won't rule now on helicopter salvage
    Sued by Greek shipowner, PHI claims there should be no award for chopper that landed on bulker's hatch.
  • Indian Oil starts work on new LPG project
    India, scene of frequent VLGC congestion, aims to ease ability to import LPG.
  • Alexandratos linked to panamax purchase
    Brokers say Greek owner behind deal for Japanese-controlled panamax.
  • Indian Oil starts new LPG import project
    India, scene of frequent VLGC congestion, aims to ease ability to import LPG.
  • Davie bids $752m for Canadian ships
    Shipyard tries to undercut rival Seaspan on government icebreaker and multipurpose deal.
  • Iraq-Ceyhan pipeline could reopen soon
    Hope rises for resumption of Kurdish crude exports from Turkish port as army completes military operation.
  • Tallink's LNG ferry option lapses
    Estonian owner will not be ordering another eco ro-pax at Meyer Turku in Finland.
  • Paddy Rogers: keep calm and carry oil
    Euronav chief executive moves to demystify current "abnormal" state of play.
  • Outdated terms keep a cap on Iran exports
    Traders cite inflexibility in Tehran as a reason for slow upturn in Iranian shipments.
  • Cochin IPO hits fees stumbling block
    Indian state shipbuilder could call new round of bids from banks to advise on share sale.
  • First ethane ships from US
    Historic cargo leaves Marcus Hook on Evergas Dragon vessel bound for Norway
  • DSME to cut another 12,000 workers as it eyes profit
    Korean shipbuilder will have shed 25,000 employees since 2014 as it restructures; hopeful of positive result in Q1.
  • Minoan prices offer for Hellenic Seaways stake
    Grimaldi-controlled company says it is paying $2.74 per share in order to acquire bigger slice in compatriot group.
  • Hammonia retrofits general cargo ships
    German owner introduced improvements aimed to 25% fuel savings in cooperation with charterer Intermarine.
  • Bourbon plunges to $84m 2015 loss
    French offshore shipowner sees vessel utilisation fall in tough year.
  • d'Amico snaps up chartered tanker
    Italian owner buys 2003-built products carrier from sister company.
  • Island Offshore lays up more PSVs
    Norwegian owner stacks two supply vessels as offshore demand remains low.
  • Asian piracy levels slip to twelve month low
    Indian clamp down on piracy since start of 2016 sees coast guard arrest eight suspects.
  • Panama proposes shipyard, finance law
    Government bill aims to spur shipbuilding and attract maritime-focused banks.
  • Ezion Holdings chief executive increases skin in the game
    Chew Thiam Keng makes first acquisition of stock since August in sign of confidence in firm.
  • Paragon sells all ships to satisfy banks
    Deal to pay down debt requires selling six bulkers while newbuildings deferred.

American Shipperweb site
MARCH 10, 2016
  • DSME to layoff another 12,000 workers
  • Customs reauthorization bill goes into effect
  • Seaspan CEO: Current container industry outlook better than in 2008-09
  • INTTRA unveils "eVGM" product
  • Hapag-Lloyd joins SDAX stock index
  • CP files proxy statement with SEC regarding NS takeover bid
  • Dachser strengthens logistics R&D
  • DHL earnings drop 25.6% in 2015
  • UPS to expand facility in Herne, Germany
  • Napier Port releases proposal for new berth
  • Obama officials visit new logistics hub in Baltimore
  • Port of Long Beach sees 35.9% surge in cargo volumes

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MARCH 10, 2016
  • GLOBAL VLCC TRACKER: Unusual arrivals seen in the US Gulf Coast, China
    Freight rates for all key benchmark routes rose steadily on tight tonnage.
  • Heavy Singapore gasoline, fuel oil trading seen unlikely to congest terminals
    Ex-wharf bunker fuel sellers on standby ready to capture any prompt premiums.
  • Piracy incidents continue to die down in Asia: ReCAAP London
    Bunkerworld Latest News / 16h
  • ARA supplier Phoenix takes on first TC bunker barge
    Consolidating its position after a year of operation.
  • Vietnam's Cam Ranh port has potential to be bunkering hub: sources
    It can receive vessels up to 100,000 dwt
  • Indian LNG imports up 25% since July: Eclipse
    Increase in imports coincides with lower LNG prices in the Pacific
  • Oil futures surge higher led by NYMEX RBOB after US gasoline draw
    Implied gasoline demand rose 290,000 b/d last week to 9.411 million b/d.

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:
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- country
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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
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On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
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
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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