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March 18, 2016
Sched Netweb site
  • COSCOCS starts to merge Cosco and CSCL's domestic box businesses
  • Cosco Pacific February volumes fall 3.5pc overall to 4.9 million TEU
  • NileDutch expands services with buyout of combi player Safmarine MPV
  • HMM, Hanjin deny rumours of merger, but Drewry is not ruling it out
  • Drewry: Cascading mega ships on transpac ruinous for rates, congestion
  • Transportation, logistics sector are 'ripe for disruption'- PwC report
  • Deutsche Bahn 2015 profit falls 16.6pc to US$392.7 million, sales rise 1.9pc
  • IATA seeks 'transformation' of air cargo, to keep up with passenger side
  • Dhaka upgrades airport security to lift Australia, UK air cargo ban
  • Air Niugini orders four 737 MAX 8s to fly from its Port Moresby hub
  • Silk Way smoothes cargo operations with Descartes cloud-based system

Exim Indiaweb site
MARCH 17, 2016
  • 'MOL Safety Conference 2016' held in Mumbai & other global locations
  • Cabotage & FOC
  • Kalmar hybrid shuttle carriers set new industry benchmark in fuel consumption & emissions at Port of Virginia
  • Maersk Line adds Kakinada to Mesawa service
  • Maersk Line India bags two prestigious awards at Northern India Multimodal Logistics Awards 2016
  • MoS outlines steps taken to boost freight activities in domestic shipping
  • Cabotage restrictions relaxed for container transhipment ports
  • DP World announces strong financial results
  • Kollam Port Users Association welcomes state govt's move to reduce container handling charges at non-major ports
  • Sudhir Mehta elected Chairman of CII Western Region for 2016-17

International Transport Journalweb site
  • A healthy project
  • More trains heading east from Belgium
  • Brain drain on in Switzerland
  • Reinforcing automotive logistics
  • Car shipper visits BLG Bremerhaven
  • General Motors names suppliers of the year 2015
  • Knorr-Bremse nets major order in Brazil
  • Arkas enhancing NAS loop with Bizerte call
  • Tame Ecuador from Quito to Guayaquil...
  • Cool logistics conference back in Bremen
  • African states to introduce transit cargo monitoring
  • Four new cranes for Sohar Port
  • Alpha Trans beefing up the management
  • Air Arabia to Sarajevo
  • Transnatur finds ally in Italy
  • Big day for Pegasus

IHS Maritimeweb site
MARCH 17, 2016
  • US takes Cuban ports off terrorism watch list
    An eight-year restriction on vessels entering US ports recently calling on Cuba has been lifted by the US Coast Guard. The 2002 Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) allows the Coast Guard to place conditions on US-destined vessels whose last five port...
  • Middle East driving breakbulk opportunity
    The Middle East is strong driving force in breakbulk shipping, David Piel, a Hapag-Lloyd Special Cargo expert told IHS Maritime at Breakbulk China 2016. Significant investment in the Middle East means a large amount to machinery and equipment is...
  • CLdN Ro-Ro orders two vessels with options for four more
    Cobelfret group ro-ro operator CLdN Ro-Ro has begun a new phase in its fleet expansion programme with an order for two vessels plus four options from Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik. The new orders have been placed as part of a 12-vessel expansion announced by the company last...
  • Hoegh Osaka grounding due to 'catalogue of errors'
    An accident report by the UK's Maritime Accident and Investigation Bureau (MAIB) into the grounding of pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Hoegh Osaka in UK waters last January blames cargo weight and loading issues plus operational oversights...
  • Scorpio Bulkers prices heavily discounted offering
    NYSE-listed Scorpio Bulkers has raised more cash to weather the downturn and insiders have increased their stakes via a follow-on stock offering priced on 17 March. The dry bulk company will obtain gross proceeds of USD63 million from the sale of 21 million shares...
  • Canadian shipowners gain reprieve on Great Lakes ballast rules
    The US has agreed to push back until the end of 2018 the introduction of ship ballast water treatment rules that could have barred much of the Canadian Great Lakes fleet. A coalition of American and Canadian shipping interests took the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to...
  • IR Class targets floating gasification units and cruise ships
    Indian Register of Shipping (IR Class) is looking to classify floating gas units and cruise ships, according to chief operating officer C Sriramamurthy. He told IHS Fairplay that the classification society has engaged industry experts to train its surveyors in...
  • APM Terminals weighs options for SOLAS container services
    One of the world's largest container terminal operators is working overtime to figure out where among its 72 locations it makes sense to offer container weighing services for shippers and carriers before verified weights soon become mandatory. APM Terminals, which handled roughly 36 million teu...
  • Euronav sees VLCC and Suezmax markets strengthening further
    First-quarter conditions in the VLCC and Suezmax markets will improve on last year, according to listed tanker operator Euronav. The Antwerp-based company is continuing to experience "robust and fundamental strength" in the two markets, it said today (17 March), while again complaining its share price fails to...
  • Falling prices and slow sales drag Singamas to 2015 loss
    The world's second-largest container manufacturer, Singamas Container Holdings, collapsed to a 2015 net loss of USD2.7 million as the prices of its boxes plunged amid falling demand for new containers.Falling world trade and slowing China exports hurt Singamas's performance, especially in the second half, dragging its net earnings into the...
  • Slideshow: Cargo misdeclaration and operational inadequacies grounded Hoegh Osaka
    Pure car and truck carrier Hoegh Osaka developed a 40 degree starboard list as she rounded the West Bramble buoy in the Solent, UK, at 12 kt. This caused cargo shift, flooding, and serious injury to an off-duty crew member. The MAIB incident report says...
  • Long road to LNG bunkers and clean fuel in Asia
    Singapore may have awarded an LNG bunkering licence but the sector remains unsure shipowners in Asia will switch to LNG bunkering or even distillate fuel, the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) forum in Singapore heard today (17...
  • Korea Shipowners Association appeals to KDB to relax LTV breaches for bulkers
    Korea Development Bank, South Korea's largest provider of ship financing, has received requests from the Korea Shipowners Association to go easy on loan-to-value breaches as bulker values fall rapidly amid the depressed Baltic...
  • DP World profit jumps 30.7%
    Dubai-based global terminal operator DP World announced a strong financial performance in 2015 with revenues up 16.3% to USD3.97 billion and net profit up 30.7% to USD 883 million, driven primarily by the acquisition of Economic Zones World (EZW). Excluding the acquisition, revenue was up 5.6% with container revenue up 4.9%...
  • SPP Shipbuilding to be renamed SM Shipbuilding
    Mid-tier South Korean shipbuilder SPP Shipbuilding will be renamed SM Shipbuilding on the completion of its acquisition by SM Group, a major shareholder of Korea Line Corporation. SM Group is negotiating with SPP's creditors to acquire the shipbuilder, for which it was the sole bidder. SM Group plans to raise...
  • Cargo errors spur rise in insurance claims
    Research by the Swedish Protection & Indemnity (P&I) Club has found that the costs and frequency of marine claims have continued to rise over the past decade. The club's P&I Claims Analysis reported cargo claims at a 10-year peak in...
  • Ticking the maritime safety box
    There are a handful of world-class marine accident investigation bureaux. They play a bit of an undercover role in holding the shipping industry's feet to the fire, and have consequently saved lives. Hundreds, possibly thousands of lives. The UK's Marine Accident Investigation Branch is one such, but it has a...
  • Yang Ming partners with Regional Container Lines
    Taiwanese carrier, Yang Ming Marine, inked a partnership agreement with Thailand's Regional Container Lines (RCL) to expand co-operation on terminal operations in Taiwan and Thailand, slot exchange and vessel chartering services, and laden trucking and equipment interchange contracts. The deal will improve vessel utilisation, reduce leasing and other operational costs, and...
  • Hanjin Shipping to restructure east-west services
    Hanjin Shipping will replace its joint pendulum service connecting the US West Coast to Asia and the Mediterranean with an exclusive Hanjin-supplied service as the carrier restructures its network in the face of excess capacity and weak demand.The existing PM 1 (Pacific-Med Pendulum 1)...
  • Singapore reaffirms its regional anti-piracy role
    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has pledged to continue to enhance safety and security of the region's waterways and has reaffirmed its role in counter-piracy efforts.Andrew Tan, MPA chief executive and Singapore's governor to the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery (ReCAAP) governing council,...

The Loadstarweb site
MARCH 17, 2016
  • Hyundai Merchant Marine on the verge of bankruptcy as creditors reject debt rescheduling
  • A plan to revolutionise air freight as 'visibly better' Cargo iQ succeeds Cargo2000
  • Iran-Europe trade blooms as IRISL relaunches container and breakbulk services
  • The challenge of transformation
  • Strong financial results for DP World
  • FedEx CEO Smith calls Amazon challenge reports 'fantastical'

Marine Logweb site
MARCH 17, 2016
  • Burger starts construction of explorer yacht
  • Crowley loses bid to renew Alyeska contract
  • U.S. eases security for ships arriving from Cuba
  • PGS names third Ramform Titan seismic ship
  • Hornblower to operate NYC's new Citywide Ferry Service
  • Rolls-Royce MT30 to power Italy's new LHD
  • USCG-approved tests of Alfa Laval BWTS set for Q2 completion

World Wide Shipperweb site
MARCH 17, 2016
  • Drewry performance report sees drop in schedule reliability
  • Maersk Line expanding Egyptian port coverage
  • Panama Canal workers training to operate new locks
  • US rail freight traffic heads lower during week
  • Diana Shipping sets charter for dry bulk vessel CORONIS

Lloyd's Listweb site
MARCH 17, 2016
  • US boosts product tanker demand by 1.5 ships a day
    Central and South America are major importers, but demand from there could slow
  • Euronav profit soars but gripe over company valuation remains
    Strong market fundamentals are not reflected in share price, complains Euronav boss Rodgers
  • Rio Tinto appoints new chief executive
    Miner's new chief was head of copper and coal division
  • Box carrier schedule reliability falls to 12-month low
    Lunar New Year hits performance, but no big improvements expected in the short term
  • Singamas signs off 2015 in red ink
    Results knocked by weaker demand and lower prices for new boxes
  • Höegh Osaka sailed before stability calculations had been performed
    MAIB report found crew assumed a ballast condition for Höegh Osaka 's departure that bore no resemblance to reality
  • Complacency and poor communication contributed to Höegh Osaka grounding
    Chief officer sailed before accurate stability calculations had been made, MAIB report finds
  • DP World profit rises 31% to $883m
    Update: Chairman expects volume growth to outperform the market once more in 2016, while ruling out Indian IPO
  • Qingdao port operator to sell six tugs to Svitzer for $32m
    Svitzer Tug will pay for acquisition through internal cash resources
  • Eagle Bulk warns of wider operating loss for 2015
    Company currently evaluating possible impairment losses incurred on its vessels
  • Nordic Shipholding 2015 profit jumps on one-off gain
    Improvement in tanker market brings $5.8m reversal of impairment losses
  • New regional alliance launched to develop cruise tourism in Asia
    Alliance to help cruise operators develop itineraries, share industry and market insights and boost marketing efforts
  • Scorpio Bulkers taps capital markets for $63m
    Update: Offering is the first successful US shipping fundraiser in 2016
  • Silver lining in low commodity prices, argues Nigeria LNG chief
    Cyclical movement of oil prices means now is the time to invest in oil and gas projects
  • Robert Yildirim backs NOL deal as CMA CGM interest extended to 2017
    Turkish entrepreneur agrees to convert bonds to preferred shares after French line was unable to repay $600m in full at end-2015

The Journal of Commerceweb site
MARCH 17, 2016
  • TTSI bankruptcy is another hit to owner-operator drayage model
  • CMA CGM revs up West African expansion
  • Regardless of SOLAS enforcement, no VGM, no container shipping
  • APMT plans SOLAS container weight strategy
  • Charleston imports jump by double-digits
  • FedEx: Amazon isn't a disruptive threat to us
  • Hyundai Merchant Marine gets breathing room from major creditor
  • Lufthansa Cargo still in the black - with reduced 2015 profit
  • KCS resumes Louisiana intermodal services after flooding
  • JNPT preps for expanded direct delivery scheme for import cargo
  • Russia, China agree to cross-border rail and road bridge
  • DP World profit rockets nearly a third
  • Singamas slides to 2015 loss as sales and prices tumble
  • Hanjin replaces joint service with own ships in east-west service shake-up

TradeWindsweb site
MARCH 17, 2016
  • Moody's outlook on shipping turns negative
    Credit ratings agency keeps stable outlook for tanker sector but gets gloomy about future for containerships and bulkers.
  • Navig8: probe ongoing into tanker damage
    Operator tells pool partners that it is too early to say what caused cargo tank damage that sparked legal dispute with Interunity.
  • BW joins $1bn bet on bulker price trough
    Respected names have joined a $1bn dry buying blitz in 2016 with some suggesting prices have finally hit the floor.
  • Failure hobbles new MC-Seamax boxship
    Hapag-Lloyd tranships sensitive cargo to from Andronikos after mechanical problem off Mexico.
  • Altor fund buys Jeppesen marine arm
    Subsidiary of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services sells its cartography business to private equity firm.
  • Li Ka-shing wades into Brexit debate
    Billionaire says his UK investments would be scaled back if it exits the EU.
  • Private equity buys Jeppesen marine arm
    Subsidiary of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services sells its cartography business to Altor fund.
  • World Bank bars Damen yard from tenders
    Dutch shipbuilder found to have engaged in 'fraudulent practice' over West African contract.
  • ESC: abolish carrier price sharing
    Shippers' council writes to EC commissioner Vestager in bid to scrap public communication of rates.
  • BSM moves into cruise management
    Schulte management arm forms new joint venture in Singapore to diversify into passenger sector.
  • Diana Shipping takes panamax pay cut
    Greek owner to bank $1,750 less per day as it fixes out Coronis for up to 14 months.
  • Banks battle for Mercator bulker sale
    Lenders want court auction of ship that owner's administrator had already agreed to sell to them.
  • d'Amico considers launching new dry pool
    Italian shipowner set to complement its 2015 supramax pool with scheme for panamaxes and kamsarmaxes.
  • Carnival starts taking Cuba bookings
    US giant still hopeful it will win approval for historic cruise to Caribbean island in May.
  • Scorpio Bulkers shoots for $63m from issue
    Lolli-Ghetti family to contribute $15m as stock sale prices at $3 per share.
  • Scandlines offloads oldie to Greek owner
    Danish company sells 1980-built ferry to European Seaways as it awaits newbuilding deliveries.
  • DP World profit approaches $1bn
    Middle East ports giant posts big earnings jump as throughput rises in 2015.
  • Osborne tries to boost UK offshore sector
    UK chancellor scraps petrol revenue tax in bid to bolster struggling North Sea oil and gas market.
  • US introduces more North Korea sanctions
    President Obama issues further measures which include bans on 20 vessels, following nuclear tests.
  • Scorpio Bulkers set to upsize offering?
    Financial sources suggest first major US shipping fundraiser of 2016 will price between $3 and $3.25 per share.
  • Eurotankers confirms swoop for Chambal aframax
    Greek owner adds Indian tanker to fleet two weeks after calling off Varun deal.
  • Prosafe loses contract in Mexico
    Accommodation vessel owner takes a hit from low oil prices as Pemex cuts costs.
  • 'Substantial deficiencies' on Condor ferry
    Company blames planned maintenance for detention after UK port state control check.
  • Wagenborg sued over mooring injury
    Texan worker hit by line that snapped during securing of Dutch ship.
  • Euronav dividend slightly short; VLCCs going strong
    Final payout two cents below consensus but spot tankers enjoying early 2016.
  • HMM set for three-month debt freeze
    Creditors could approve grace period for loss-making South Korean owner as it seeks charter cuts.
  • Anker sells Clarksons shares worth $4.43m
    Former RS Platou chief executive reduces holding as part of wider $53m offering.
  • Glencore takes ex-Euronav VLCC for storage
    Hong Kong-listed Agritrade charters out latest tanker acquisition for $40,000 per day.
  • Hanjin cutting capacity to Europe
    Korean owns aims for greater efficiency by dropping two 13,000-teu ships from Asia.
  • Wartsila forms fourth venture with CSSC
    Finnish ship systems group teaming up with Chinese yard group on automation solutions.
  • Istra Ace pollution safety zone scaled back
    US Coast Guard says clean-up efforts of oil spill from car carrier continue to show progress.
  • Inadequate stability led to Hoegh Osaka grounding
    MAIB accident report says "unsafe practices had become the norm" aboard car carrier.
  • Aegean Marine sees 30% jump in Q4 net profit
    US-listed Greek bunker company's results come in ahead of analysts estimates.
  • GasLog opts for veteran for FSRU head
    Owner evaluating FSRU opportunities as well as undertaking FEED study at Keppel in Singapore.
  • Eagle Bulk expects to report deeper loss
    New York bulker owner says auditors could issue 'going concern' statement if bank talks fail, though deal expected soon.

American Shipperweb site
MARCH 17, 2016
  • FedEx delivers 'strong' Q3 results, not fazed by Amazon plans
  • CBP seizes 347 pounds of cocaine at Port of Savannah
  • Tulsa Port of Catoosa sees volumes surge in February
  • IUMI warns shipowners about damage caused by fuel impurities
  • PortMiami box volumes jump 20% in January
  • Competing bidders join forces to acquire Asciano
  • CSX cuts another 101 jobs in Kentucky
  • Senator seeks to remove cargo exclusion from FAA rest rule
  • Yusen constructs logistics center in Mexico
  • NileDutch acquires Safmarine MPV
  • Port of Vancouver, Wash. reports record revenues, tonnage in 2015

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MARCH 17, 2016
  • Skangas to acquire Norwegian LNG production plant with bunkering facility
    Subject to approval by competition authorities in Sweden and Norway.
  • GLOBAL VLCC TRACKER: Rates surge on robust demand
    Nigeria sailings hit six-week high.
  • Bad weather stops bunkering at Novorossiisk
    Sea swell expected to last until weekend.
  • US District Court denies supplier's maritime lien claim in OW-related case
    Significance for multiple cases where suppliers have delivered fuel to a ship on behalf of a trader.
  • Australian maritime union reacts angrily to BP letting go of products tanker
    MUA National Secretary Paddy Crumlin said Australia's fuel security was under threat.
  • Fuel oil hi-lo spread at widest in five weeks on weak barges
    Premiums at more-than-five-weeks high despite abundant supply
  • Aegean says 2015 marine fuel sales hit record high 13.5 million mt
    The Piraeus, Greece-based global marine fuel supplier said it sold nearly 13.5 million mt of bunker fuel in 2015.
  • Oil futures surge on smaller-than-expected US crude build
    US commercial crude oil stocks rose 1.317 million barrels in the week ended March 11.

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FROM THE HOME PAGE
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
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
Wiesbaden
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
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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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
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
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
DATABASE
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
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
››› 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
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
They rise to 88 the companies associated with Assiterminal
Genoa
Membership of seven new companies
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