testata inforMARE
15 July 2024 - Year XXVIII
Independent journal on economy and transport policy
21:02 GMT+2
April 20, 2017
Sched Netweb site
  • HK up 17pc in March to 1.7 million TEU, S'pore by 6.7pc, Shanghai by 14pc
  • APL to start China Australia Service, calling at Japanese, Korean ports
  • Mega alliances up rates 10pc while independents only win 1pc hikes
  • Maersk ups rate by US$125/TEU from US, Canada to West Africa June 1
  • China trade surplus US$23.9 billion, beats street by $10 billion
  • MSC alters Europe-Med service, adds Beirut and Naples skips Limassol
  • China Merchants' completes takeover of forwarding giant Sinotrans
  • Heavy swell, sand storms stop operations at Jeddah and Jubail ports
  • Cargo risk at sea/port continues to rise in 2016, ship damage costs spike
  • US transport creates 3,500 jobs in March, down from 8,100 in February
  • Singapore to dredge West Jurong Channel from April 20 to June 30
  • United posts 20.3 pc cargo growth in first quarter, sales rise 13.4pc
  • Airbus is sued over 'questionable' sales tactics, export financing hits snag
  • Delta records slight decline in cargo revenues and traffic
  • IAG Cargo starts new freighter service from Madrid to Basel

Exim Indiaweb site
APRIL 19, 2017
  • JNPT/JNCH on the path of facilitating faster clearance of import containers
  • Phase 1 of JN Port's mega fourth container terminal expected to be operational by end-2017
  • Port of Antwerp gets off to strongest start ever
  • Port of Los Angeles sees impressive throughput growth in March 2017
  • V. O. Chidambaranar Port creates new record in single-day handling
  • ACTL partners with Konoike Transport to form Trac1 Logistics
  • Allcargo Logistics' Mundra CFS completes 10 years
  • Cabinet approves signing of protocol between India & Portugal for avoidance of double taxation
  • Significant export growth in March has given a boost to the sector & the economy as a whole, says FIEO President

International Transport Journalweb site
  • Data platform connects already over 20,000 vehicles
  • Data exchange when booking container shipments
  • Vopak expanding at the port of Santos
  • Des Moines to lose lots of jobs to Chicago Rockford
  • Twice a week to Pordeone
  • Increasing share of tank cars
  • Good start to 2017 for the port of Antwerp
  • Brussels welcomes more Qatar Cargo services
  • Three to strengthen RoadOne's management team
  • Switzerland: cargo transport boosts sales
  • Veracruz on Grimaldi's agenda
  • Offering services in Aberdeen
  • SATS unveils e-commerce air hub
  • Del Signore replaces Laura as Pangaea's CFO

IHS Maritimeweb site
APRIL 19, 2017
  • Fredriksen makes last-ditch court bid to block DHT-BW tanker deal
  • Decision-maker: Jorge Barakat, Panama Maritime Authority
  • Chinese yards new shipbuilding orders dip 25.4% in Q1
  • FSL Aframax employed through Teekay revenue-sharing agreement
  • EMAS served USD195 million demand by China's ICBC
  • Gulf ports set for consolidation, says Sohar CEO
  • EU, Japan protest over DSME bailout
  • Falling steel prices hit ship demolitions
  • SM Line takes fleet to 30 with more ship purchases
  • Listed bulker owners diverge on second-hand asset strategies

Marine Logweb site
APRIL 19, 2017
  • Princess pollution case whistleblower collects $1 million
  • VIDEO: Tuco introduces fish farm cat
  • Strong crude exports from North Sea, GOM
  • Med's largest high-speed cat will debut in 2018
  • Antifouling foul? More tin sneaks in
  • Pipelay vessel snags long term charter from Petrobras
  • LNG fueled ferries to have MAN Cryo fuel-gas supply systems

Lloyd's Listweb site
APRIL 19, 2017
  • Slowing Chinese teapots demand threatens tanker rates
    Independent players are to hit the brakes in crude buying this quarter
  • Panamax bulkers reach $13,000 per day as congestion builds up off east Australia
    Spot fixture seen at $25,000 per day from Brazil to China for iron ore shipment
  • Let's get personal over pay
    Words are wind. It is action we need over the UK's appalling gender pay gap, not more useless chatter
  • Over one third of Southeast Asia's abducted seafarers still missing
    ReCAAP continues to advise ships to re-route or exercise enhanced vigilance
  • Yang Ming to add Southeast Asia-Australia service
    New rotation will be carried out by eight midsize ships via a slot exchange co-operation
  • VLCC earnings gain another $3,700 in one session
    Owners turn even more bullish as Saudi and Iraqi cargoes for early May loading emerge
  • CargoSphere boss says digital buzz kick-started by Maersk
    Cloud-based freight rate platform sees interest from container lines for first time in 18 years of business
  • Hyundai Heavy Industries reports strong recovery in new orders
    South Korean shipbuilder sees market bottom and says a recovery is on the way
  • Innovate to survive, advises Stena Bulk
    Weak chemical and product tanker freight rates prompt action to stay ahead of the pack
  • Analysts go 'all-in' on dry cargo
    High hopes abound for the dry bulk sector, even if analysts cannot agree on why
  • US maritime group backs plan to tighten Jones Act regime
    Proposal by Customs and Border Protection aims to create more American jobs and reinforce national security
  • Bahri plans to switch VLCC fleet to the Saudi flag by end-2017
    Nineteen vessels out of 37 are already registered
  • Euronav and ISM prepare to refloat tanker grounded off Indonesia
    Diving survey is currently in progress
  • Port of Antwerp's overall cargo volumes lifted by box throughput
    Further gains in the first quarter offset by lower liquid bulk figures
  • Seanergy Maritime charters out capesize bulker
    Employment could bring in up to $10m in net revenue
  • DSME head pledges to improve management and business processes
    Remarks come after bondholders accept South Korean shipbuilder's debt restructuring terms
  • FSL Trust aframax tanker employed under revenue sharing deal with Teekay
    Tanker deal welcome following auditor scrutiny and executive departures from trust

The Journal of Commerceweb site
APRIL 19, 2017
  • TransFX wants to help shippers hedge against truck rate hikes
  • Brazil takes first step toward privatizing port authorities
  • Grimaldi adds Veracruz to trans-Atlantic ro-ro loop
  • India looks to aid port development in Sri Lanka
  • Detention-demurrage fight heats up for last word to FMC
  • Fog, larger alliance ships cause massive Yangshan delays
  • European 'digital' trains offer real-time container visibility
  • Crowded Persian Gulf port market ripe for consolidation

TradeWindsweb site
APRIL 19, 2017
  • Japan energy giant Jera gears up for US cargoes
    Incoming player says it is considering trading its destination-free cargoes from 2018 and is open to working with all shipowners on future business
  • Bimco cautions dry bulk optimism but positive on liner consolidation
    Regional manager for Singapore says association is stepping up its activities in new outpost to reflect membership and development in the region
  • Singapore Chamber broadens horizon
    The Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA), which is well established with charter parties on Bimco forms, is keen to broaden the scope of its offerings and geography. Business development manager Patricia Chua says one of her major tasks is to educate the maritime community to be more specific when nominating Singapore as the seat of arbitration in contracts. The SCMA's attitude diffe
  • Arbitration expects boost from third-party funding
    Arbitration in Singapore is expected to be boosted by the advent of third-party funding. Parliament has passed an act permitting the practice, and maritime lawyers expect it to come into force in the next few months. "There have been cries for this, so I think it will take off," said maritime lawyer Felicia Tan of Incisive Law, a local firm that operates in partnership with Ince & Co. Third-par
  • Arbitration gains ground in Singapore
    Cases on rise from six recorded in 2009 to 46 last year
  • Ince & Co Singapore expands into infrastructure
    Infrastructure development in the frontier markets of Asia has led to greater demand for legal expertise in the field. Law firm Ince & Co has begun targeting this market out of its Singapore office with the appointment of an expert in projects and maritime infrastructure. Transactional lawyer Ton van den Bosch has joined after several years as general counsel for Philippines-based International
  • Doyen of Singapore maritime law busy as ever
    When Dato Jude Benny - arguably Singapore's most high-profile shipping lawyer - announced in 2013 that he was stepping down after 25 years at the helm of Joseph Tan Jude Benny (JTJB), many people thought the move was a precursor to retirement. Nothing could have been further from the truth. "Rumours of my impending retirement have been greatly exaggerated," said the legendary lawyer when TradeWi
  • Debt-collecting exercises run law firms off their feet
    Perception that lawyers make money when times are tough appears to be holding true in Singapore
  • Shipmanager Bernhard Schulte sets sights on offshore sector
    One of the worst-performing areas of shipping could turn out to be a revenue generator with its sights set on FPSO and FSRU projects
  • Oil and gas downturn hits demand for project cargoships
    Wind energy sector fills some of the void left in Asia by struggling offshore industry
  • Golden Stena Weco eyes expansion in chem-tank trades
    Singapore-based player sees opportunities to acquire tonnage if sluggish freight market and vessel oversupply persist
  • Sembcorp plans ahead with skills upgrade and acquisitions
    While Sembcorp Marine has been consolidating its capacity, it is making use of the downturn to secure a stronger future by boosting its capabilities, especially on the gas side. As part of a workforce consolidation exercise, Sembcorp Marine has been reallocating excess manpower from drilling to non-drilling work. Engineering capabilities for new sectors it is branching into are being enhanced wit
  • Sembcorp Marine readies for market upturn
    Singaporean shipyards have been in business for decades so are no strangers to market volatility. They face a prolonged downturn, but remain confident that business will improve in the medium to long term. Sembcorp Marine president and chief executive Wong Weng Sun believes that oil prices will eventually stabilise at a range that can support the growth of offshore projects. He points out that de
  • Shipyards retrench in face of offshore woes
    Singapore's two largest shipyard groups - Sembcorp Marine and Keppel Corp - have switched to survival mode as offshore downturn continues
  • Players in local markets face tighter conditions
    Regional areas served by Singapore's offshore hub have been raising the bar for shipowners, by strengthening cabotage rules to protect their own oil service companies. The island nation lacks its own offshore fields but this has not stopped it from building up the area's largest fleet of offshore support vessels (OSVs), with 449 ships flying the Singaporean flag. Singapore, and Southeast Asia in
  • Crisis batters OSV hub
    Dollar output of Singapore's offshore sector has almost halved over the past two years and the outlook remains bleak
  • Q&A with CMA CGM veteran and APL chief executive
    Nicolas Sartini discusses the challenges and changes implemented at Neptune Orient Lines' liner arm APL since taking the helm
  • Lion City still roars despite setbacks
    Protracted market downturn has done little to dampen Singapore's vibrancy as a leading global shipping hub with glimmers of optimism starting to emerge in some sectors
  • Excelerate tightlipped as sales talk continues to swirl
    There was only one question everyone wanted to ask the Excelerate Energy team on its stand at Gastech this month. Who is going to buy the company and when? Talk on the likely sale of the company by its loan shareholder - oil and gas magnate George Kaiser - started in 2015. But, in September last year, things got a little more serious when JP Morgan was appointed to oversee the process. Since th
  • MPC Container Ships 'favours' Oslo for full listing
    Executives say new boxship asset play company will join major exchange this year after $100m equity raise opens door to capital markets
  • Shipping employers group claims success in piracy pay debate
    IMCA says groups demonstrated that there is no need for more financial security for wages during hijackings.
  • John Fredriksen drops legal bombshell in DHT takeover twist
    Frontline takes legal action to blow up VLCC deal between two owners and force shareholders to consider its own takeover pitch.
  • Diana Shipping linked to Foremost bulkers
    Two post-panamaxes from Chao family-controlled company said to be part of Diana purchase.
  • Solvang says Clipper offer not a fair value
    Board of Oslo-listed gasship owner weighs in on tender offer made by Steensland family.
  • Algoma and Nova seal short sea joint venture
    A strategic partnership between Swiss and Canadian owners is ready to go to business.
  • DryShips buys additional kamsarmax
    Former United Ocean ship believed to be the latest heading for DryShips stable.
  • Ferry group 2Go pushes up 2016 earnings
    Philippines ro-pax owner benefits from logistics growth and cost efficiencies.
  • Vigor buys drydock for $20m
    US shipbuilder to tow new facility from South Korea.
  • Siem Offshore books extra $60m loss
    Owner updates annual figure due to currency hedging in Brazil.
  • Doubt cast over Fincantieri's STX takeover
    Talk of a challenge as Fincantieri chief executive Giuseppe Bono visits Saint Nazaire today
  • Patient Diana wins applause for share sale
    Analyst says $70m equity issue to back triple bulker buy has been done at above net asset value.
  • Global Ports Holding set for London listing
    Expanding Turkish cruise terminal operator eyes further expansion through $250m IPO.
  • Gotland takes full control of tanker trio
    Swedish owner buys out partner Laurin Maritime's 50% stake in MRs.
  • Swiber unable to redeem $114.5m bond issue
    Court-managed owner misses date for Singapore dollar issue.
  • Essar Shipping cargo volume jumps 22%
    Indian bulker and VLCC player benefits from doubling of coastal business.
  • Algoma raises $20m from property sales
    Canadian owner offloads office buildings and land to raise money for fleet renewal.
  • Seafarers missing after Black Sea sinking
    Ukraine-owned general cargoship splits in two 14 nautical miles off Russian coast.
  • Korea Line books LNG pair at Samsung
    Contract marks a change from the owner's previous preference in the LNG market.
  • Russian region seeks two ferries
    Arkhangelsk wants new additions to fleet this year.

American Shipperweb site
APRIL 19, 2017
  • AS survey on ocean carrier alliance changes
    The consolidation from four ocean carrier alliances on major east-west trades into just three is sure to have a huge impact on the shipping ...
  • AMP: Domestic shipping industry supports stricter Jones act enforcement
    The American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the domestic shipping industry's primary trade organization, said Tuesday it strongly supports U.S...
  • ATA: Truck tonnage index slips again in March
    Domestic truck tonnage fell for the second straight month in March 2017, slipping 1 percent compared with the previous month, following a r...
  • Sen. Schumer calls for crude stabilization mandate following CSX derailment
    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., is calling on the Departments of Transportation (USDOT) and Department of Energy (DOE)...
  • Siemens to launch global logistics headquarters in Dubai
    German engineering and technology conglomerate Siemens plans to launch a global logistics headquarters in Dubai, including itsportfolio for...
  • ACI: Airfreight volumes soar in February
    Global airport cargo volumes surged 7.8 percent in February from a year prior,according to Airports Council International (ACI). The trade...
  • Cathay boosts cargo volumes in March
    Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cathay Dragon, recorded a combined 15.4 percent year-over-year incr...
  • IMF increases 2017 global growth forecast
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is raising its outlook for the worldwide economy in the coming year. The IMF yesterday released its ...

The Bunker Bulletinweb site
APRIL 19, 2017
  • Oil falls sharply after data shows US gasoline build
    NYMEX May crude settled $1.97 lower Wednesday at $50.44/b. ICE June Brent settled down $1.96 at $52.93/b.
  • US DATA: EIA says residual fuel oil stocks at lowest level since February
    Domestic stocks ended the week at 38.784 million barrels, a draw of 1.361 million barrels from last week.
  • HSFO Med-North jumps to three-week high despite feeble Med market
    The spread hit minus $3.00/mt late Tuesday, a rise of $3.50 on the day, after reaching lows of minus $7.75/mt last week.
  • Novorossiisk halts loading operations amid storm warning: port authority
    The Russian port of Novorossiisk has issued a storm warning and halted loading and mooring operations at its Sheskharis oil terminal at 9 am local time (0700 GMT),
  • REFINERY NEWS UPDATE: South Africa's Sapref to undergo maintenance from May 1
  • External: Wired Bunkering
  • TRADER NOTE: Fuel testing company VPS hires business development manager
    Fuel testing company Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) has hired Paul Parkinson as business development manager for oil condition monitoring
  • Nordic Marine Oil adds new bunker barge at Skagen
    The company has added the 3,824 dwt barge M/T Ristna to its fleet at the northern Danish port and the vessel is now operational
  • TRADER NOTE: Executive director of fuel oil trading leaves Castleton Singapore
    Grimm had been with the company since 2012.
  • Royal Vopak expands terminal storage at Port of Santos, Brazil
    The expansion will add 16 new tanks with a capacity of 61,000 cu m to the terminal.
  • REFINERY NEWS: Canadian fuel retailer buys Chevron's 57,000 b/d refinery in BC
    Alberta-based Parkland Fuel Corp. said late Tuesday it has signed a deal with Chevron Canada to buy the latter's 57,000 b/d refinery at Burnaby, British Columbia.
  • OPEC hopes to convince more non-OPEC producers to cooperate in market management: Barkindo
    All eyes on May 25 ministerial meeting in Vienna
  • UAE talks up OPEC compliance based on own figures, says further cuts ahead
    - UAE to average over 140,000 b/d in H1 cuts - Minister dismisses need for ADNOC IPO - UAE developing spare output capacity
  • TANKERS: Port fees at Saudi Ras Tanura, Khafji to rise from May
    The increase in the charge will see a VLCC pay $85,000 from the current rate of $30,000, according to a VLCC shipbroker.

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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