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15 July 2024 - Year XXVIII
Independent journal on economy and transport policy
20:46 GMT+2
March 16, 2016
Sched Netweb site
  • CKYHE Alliance to reorganise Europe service network to rationalise capacity
  • Moody's degrades HK to 'negative' as fears of Beijing meddling grow
  • IRISL's ranking jumps to 22nd place as sanctions lose their teeth
  • Hutchison's Oman port lifts million tons a in 2015, 4 ZPMC cranes arrive
  • Panalpina profit slips 0.3pc to US$88.6 million as revenue falls 16pc
  • Cambodia to speed up Phnom Penh port expansion with infrastructure
  • Virginia Ports February volume 23.9pc to 220,726 TEU after 3 month lull
  • XPO implicated in French criminal case for hiring affordable foreign drivers
  • Demand for lay-ups, warm stacking prompted by low oil prices met by GAC
  • DOJ fines 2 Maersk units US$3.6 million for defrauding Pentagon
  • Trump concedes 45pc China tariff a threat, a negotiating position
  • US regulators seek sleep apnoea tests for truckers, train drivers
  • Mega ships' economies of scale 'tell a tale of diminishing returns'
  • New Dutch-French rail shuttle marked by royal visit to France
  • Hong Kong airport reports 14.9pc drop in February cargo volumes
  • Cathay-Dragonair cargo slips 10.1pc, Chinese New Year shutdown blamed
  • Gatwick's cargo volume plunges 12pc in February to 5,628 tonnes
  • Dhaka chamber calls for quick end to air cargo ban on UK, Oz exports
  • Lufthansa Cargo summer season boasts more flights on bigger planes
  • Pilots applaud ICAO battery ban, but want it extended to frieghters

Exim Indiaweb site
MARCH 15, 2016
  • Allcargo Logistics hosts 'Acing Africa with Allcargo'
  • Govt lists significant tax incentives for maritime sector proposed in Budget 2016-17
  • NYK Group, Weathernews & Kozo Keikaku to establish new company for joint development of next-generation shipping & logistics solutions
  • Women Custom Brokers & Freight Forwarders celebrate Women's Day by introducing themselves to Principal Chief Commissioner of Customs Sanjeev Behari
  • Maharashtra to prevent hurdles in mango exports
  • Oilmeals exports down this fiscal
  • ...recognised as 'Best Tourist Friendly Harbour'
  • Chennai Port slashes THC & haulage charges for 3 months to increase rail share between Chennai & Bangalore
  • Allcargo to set up Logistics Park in Jhajjar, Haryana
  • JICA inks pact with Centre to provide INR 4,870 cr. for Ahmedabad Metro Rail project
  • Govt likely to re-impose anti-dumping duty on import of Barium Carbonate from China
  • Legal systems as applied in India & the world (Civil & Common)

International Transport Journalweb site
  • How stable are logistics?
  • Railroad registers decreasing personal injury rate
  • Time out to emphasise business in Russia
  • 42 million t moving by blocktrain
  • RCA puts "cool express" on rails
  • Cargo handling - increasingly digital in Frankfurt
  • MOL preparing marine academy in Philippines
  • Strong shoulders for plethora of extra tasks
  • 500 new HGVs for Austrian logistics company
  • Impairments versus positive trends
  • More durable and fire-resistant airfreight containers
  • XPO supporting UK food retailer
  • Kitschler takes on leadership role in Dortmund
  • Camion Transport expanding in Schaffhausen

IHS Maritimeweb site
MARCH 15, 2016
  • Liquidation looms if Paragon bond exchange fails
    Paragon Shipping CEO Michael Bodouroglou has explicitly warned that if bondholders do not accept an offer to exchange notes for equity by the 18 March deadline, the next step may be liquidation and "zero recovery" for investors. The interest payment grace period on...
  • VLCC rates remain firm and outlook encourages, but shares languish
    Spot freight rates for VLCC tankers have remained firm after ending last week in the region of USD90,000 per day or double the level of the week before. However, share prices of many listed tanker...
  • Songa Offshore plans to restructure its finances
    Cyprus-based rig owner Songa Offshore plans to restructure its finances by offering a convertible bond, raising fresh equity and by changing the terms and conditions of existing bonds and loans, the company said in a statement. The plans call for the issue of a subordinated convertible bond of...
  • DNV GL plans a "tight ship" for a slow year
    DNV GL has warned that it must now "run a tight ship" to survive the multiple challenges facing the oil and gas and shipping industries. Speaking to the press in London recently, CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen said that...
  • Containers - the wait is over
    Following the beaching of MSC Napoli in 2007 all the containers removed from the ship were weighed. About 660 containers had remained dry and, of these, 137 were found to be more than 3 tonnes different from the declared weight. The largest single difference was 20 tonnes, and the total weight...
  • Low bunkers, strong intra-Asia trade drive SITC profit up 19%
    Solid trade growth between China and Southeast Asia and low bunker fuel prices offset falling freight rates and revenue at Hong Kong-listed container line SITC, lifting the regional container line to a 19% net profit in 2015 compared to the...
  • Golar LNG delays FLNG work at Keppel
    Golar LNG, the LNG shipping entity in John Fredriksen's empire, is pushing back work to convert two of three LNG vessels into floating LNG vessels. In July 2014, December 2014 and July 2015, Golar LNG contracted with Singapore's Keppel Corporation to convert its existing...
  • Hanjin Shipping aims for USD420.7 million in savings to tap government fund
    Eyeing assistance from the South Korean government's shipping fund, Hanjin Shipping is planning more extensive debt restructuring to create KRW500 billion (USD420.7 million) in aggregate savings by 2021. This would be done through lay-offs and reducing other operating expenses. The company is also hoping...
  • 'K' Line decides against early charterhire cancellations
    Japanese carrier 'K' Line has told IHS Fairplay that it has eschewed early cancellations of bulk carriers on long-term charters, opting to take a slightly different route from its compatriot peers Mitsui OSK Lines and NYK Line. 'K' Line, which...
  • China reports notice to restart USD1.4 billion Colombo port city
    China said the investors involved in the controversial USD1.4 billion port city project in Sri Lanka were informed in a letter by the Sri Lankan government that construction on the project could recommence immediately following its suspension in March of 2015 and again in February of this year. Chinese state-media said...
  • Qube-Brookfield bid for Australia's biggest container terminal gets the nod
    Qube Holdings and Brookfield Infrastructure won the approval of Asciano to jointly acquire Australia's largest container terminal business, Patrick, for AUD2.915 billion (USD2.17 billion) on 15 March 2016. Asciano announced the new deal to the Australian stock exchange as part of an AUD12 billion takeover and carve up of its port...
  • Singapore bunker sales down in February
    Singapore's bunker sales for February 2016 has fallen to 3.5 million tonnes, down 16% from January's sales volume of 4.2 million tonnes, based on the preliminary estimates from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). However, the sales volume in February 2016 was a 3% year-on-year (y/y) increase from 3.4...
  • More shipping companies seek to drop public listings
    Greece's Dragnis family is seeking to buy the remaining ships of Goldenport Holdings, a company the family took public on the London Stock Exchange a decade ago. It is the third public shipping company to opt for privatisation in the past three months. In...

The Loadstarweb site
MARCH 15, 2016
  • Scottish whisky shippers on the rocks as dock workers at Grangemouth launch strike
  • Disaster predicted at Rotterdam from new container weight verification regime
  • Analysis - how long before CMA CGM heads to the stock market?
  • Australian logistics giant Asciano to be broken up in $6.8bn takeover
  • Lufthansa eyes Iranian market
  • US Army truck test could accelerate autonomous driving
  • XPO Logistics UK plans to offer 120 apprenticeships
  • CARU Containers acquires Fine Link in Shanghai and Hong Kong

Marine Logweb site
MARCH 15, 2016
  • Vard gets LOI for four expedition cruise ships
  • GulfMark settles dispute over newbuild Jones Act PSVs
  • Maersk units to pay $3.6 million civil penalty
  • IHI sheds stake in Brazilian shipyard EAS
  • Optimarin wins "potentially huge" BWTS agreement
  • Celebrity Cruises to acquire Galapagos operator
  • Kawasaki and Shell team on liquefied hydrogen ships
  • Fatigue blamed in tanker grounding

World Wide Shipperweb site
MARCH 15, 2016
  • Icelandair boosting service to Portland International Airport
  • Mitsui celebrates groundbreaking of Philippine merchant marine academy
  • Coast Guard honors man for saving drowning teen
  • Department of Transportation announces infrastructure project financing program
  • General Dynamics NASSCO nets vessel maintenance contract

Lloyd's Listweb site
MARCH 15, 2016
  • Maersk takes over Danish broker Lanic
    The pair will focus on synergies in dry bulk amid dire market
  • VLCC spot rates surge on discharge delays in Asia
    Delays in Asia tighten up the spot market for the big 2m barrel crude tankers, although charterers managed to shave a few dollars off vessel earning power on Tuesday
  • Charterers and owners must work together to resolve chemtanker age impasse
    Charterers demand young ships, but owners are not paid enough by charterers to invest significantly in modern chemical tankers
  • TEN posts sharp increase in profits
    Tanker market to stay 'in healthy territory' says Tsakos
  • Maritime industry joins push to curb illegal wildlife trade
    Buckingham Palace Declaration targets hotspot routes and ports used by traffickers
  • Little joy for owners in charter market
    Feeder sector the only bright spark in an otherwise gloomy affair
  • Liberia calls for ballast water treatment systems extension
    Proposal to change recently agreed IMO Assembly resolution amending compliance dates opposed by Japan
  • Supramax rates near two-month highs on rising cargo demand
    Market gains optimism on the back of increased steel and cement shipments
  • Bumi Armada takes legal action against Woodside for contract termination
    Malaysian company looking to claim damages from Woodside in Australian court
  • INTTRA calls for more preparedness ahead of box weighing rule
    Shippers seek clarity on cut-off dates for VGM submission, INTTRA says
  • IBIA joins Trident Alliance in raising concerns over global sulphur cap
    Both organisations to push jointly for full compliance with sulphur limits across industry
  • HMM swings to loss
    Carrier debt ratio hits 2,007%
  • MOL appoints chief country representatives for Asia and Oceania
    New positions allow MOL to tailor transportation services to meet respective countries' needs
  • Sinotrans Shipping losses widen to $81.5m
    Group to enter liquefied natural gas Arctic shipping business in order to diversify risk
  • China Cosco appoints Deng Huangjun as new chief financial officer
    Mr Deng is also deputy managing director at Cosco Pacific
  • Moody's downgrades Adani Abbot Point Terminal
    Pressure in coal sector could see more counterparty contracts not renewed or subject to early termination

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MARCH 15, 2016
  • XPO strengthens position in UK retail sector
  • Despite low diesel prices, UPS invests in natural gas stations, tractors
  • Shipper coalition urges PMA, ILWU to begin contract extension talks
  • Flooding in Louisiana, Mississippi suspends KCS intermodal service
  • US Coast Guard downplays SOLAS confusion to Congress
  • Japan sets SOLAS container weight error margin
  • Cochin harbor trucker strike ends
  • Rickmers posts higher revenue, earnings - and bottom line loss
  • Russia preps containerized rail corridors from Far East to China
  • Newark mayor seeks federal investigation of ILA hiring
  • Allcargo Logistics plans new inland hub in India
  • Alibaba logistics unit lands $1.5 billion in fundraising drive
  • Automated freight rate platforms reel in big names

TradeWindsweb site
MARCH 15, 2016
  • Gener8 Maritime delivers in-line result
    New York-listed tanker owner reports $45.5m in net income, just as analysts predicted.
  • CLdN inks order for up to six ro-ros in Croatia
    European shortsea specialist books two firm ships at Uljanik and four options.
  • GulfMark settles PSV spat with BAE Systems
    Agreement ends arbitration over delayed vessels and frees offshore vessel owner from capital commitments.
  • Leadership change at Odfjell Terminals
    Tank storage arm of Norwegian chemical tanker owner appoints Vopak's Erkelens as CEO.
  • Anchor-handler scrapping fell in 2015
    Figures from Banchero Costa reveal the need for more vessels to be sent to breakers to balance weak market.
  • Golar LNG Partners downgraded by DNB
    MLP sees rating cut after spike in market value since late January.
  • Detained boxship to be scrapped
    Veteran Greek vessel that lost power off France has reached the end of the road.
  • Seanergy eyes acquisition opportunities
    Bulker owner says quality tonnage is available at historically low prices as it swings to 2015 loss.
  • Lindblad adds $45m to Credit Suisse loan
    Nasdaq-listed cruiseship group extends credit facility as it falls to loss in fourth quarter.
  • GasLog adds an extra $100m to shelf
    New York-listed LNG owner takes shelf filing in line with MLP.
  • Tsakos Energy: best result this decade
    New York-listed tanker owner rides strong market to a fivefold increase in annual net income.
  • VLCC rates race to 'pretty exciting' levels
    No reason for this market not to remain tight, Paddy Rodgers says.
  • Global Ship Lease buys bonds worth $28.4m
    New York-listed boxship owners completes offer to repurchase notes in order to cut its debt.
  • Fatigue blamed for Canadian tanker grounding
    Master ordered port turn but helmsman continued to apply starboard rudder, accident report finds.
  • Celebrity snaps up Galapagos cruise duo
    Royal Caribbean brand buys vessels to expand operations to the famous islands.
  • HMM's 2015 loss hits $525m
    Restructuring Korean shipowner racked up large part of annual deficit in final quarter.
  • Post 2000 built boxship brace heading for scrap
    Containership pair sold for demolition in Bangladesh, sources say.
  • Uni-Tankers looks to grow after refinancing
    Chemical tanker owner strikes debt reduction deal with Danske Bank and gets $30m cash injection.
  • IHI pulls out of Brazilian yard
    Japanese group transfers all of its equity in shipbuilder to domestic shareholders.
  • Greek fleet growth continues at troubled time
    New high of of 4,092 vessels seen in 2015, Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee figures show.
  • Pacific Basin keeps eye on distressed deals
    Bulker owner says inflection point will come from unexpected factors as latest downturn drags beyond 1970s and 1980s depression.
  • Faulty piping caused Istra Ace spill
    US Coast Guard's investigation reveals reason behind leak of heavy fuel in Los Angeles.
  • Seaspan yard wins $49m newbuild finance
    Canadian shipbuilder receives state cash to construct research and supply ships.
  • Shetland Line loses $18m ferry case
    Scottish owner had sued government over award of £243m contract to Serco in 2012.
  • Marathon drops down inland marine business to MLP
    The fourth largest refiner in the US to receive $600m worth of stock for tug and barge fleet.
  • Singapore container volumes continue to slide
    Weak Asia-Europe trade and liner alliances shake-up take their toll on box throughput.
  • China seeks more crude oil imports from Nigeria
    Potential boost for suezmax tankers as China looks to increase imports from West Africa.
  • YZJ passed on 40% of orders over payment terms
    Chinese shipbuilder said to have adopted "unwavering stance" in face of weak shipping markets.

American Shipperweb site
MARCH 15, 2016
  • Teijin Aramid partners with MACRO Industries
  • UPS invests in compressed natural gas tractors, fueling stations
  • IBIA joins forces with Trident Alliance
  • FMC reviews 22 OTI license applications
  • Peru to fully open market to U.S. beef exports
  • CARU Containers acquires Chinese container trader
  • Newark, N.J. mayor asks for federal investigation into longshore hiring
  • Trade protectionism becomes a dominant theme in presidential campaign
  • Transportation stocks rebound after rocky start to 2016
  • MOL car carrier suspected of leaking fuel in LA harbor
  • Maersk experiments with drones for deliveries, inspections
  • HMM commences China Thailand Express
  • Florida increases funding for port projects
  • Port of Virginia box volume soars 24% in February
  • U.S. import, export prices decline in February
  • VersaCold to acquire refrigerated road transport company
  • BNSF aims to help shippers find shovel-ready industrial properties
  • Troy Container Line launches new services
  • GRI Roundup: Maersk Line, MSC, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd and OOCL
  • Executive Moves: ILWU, Port of Seattle and Americold
  • Ag shipper associations support USCG's stance on container weight regulations

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MARCH 15, 2016
  • Ireland: Suppliers, ships liable to fines up to Eur12.7 million for breach of MARPOL Annex VI
    Offenses under EU sulfur regulations liable to fines up to Eur300,000.
  • Platts acquires Commodity Flow
    The purchase helps extend Platts trade flow analytical capabilities.
  • TRADER NOTE: London-based KPI Bridge Oil bunker trader relocates to Denmark
    The Dane says returning will help him be closer to clients.
  • TENDER DATA: Taiwan's Formosa offers 15,000 mt fuel oil for Mar 29-31
    Tender closes March 15.

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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