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International Transport Journalweb site
OCTOBER 5, 2022
  • Class I to develop rail facility in California
  • Cargo markets remain weak in Asia Pacific
  • Pallet-Track network is growing in UK
  • Breaking ground in Japan
  • Clarksons sees "solid maritime conditions"
  • A quality stamp for challenging animal transports
  • Crane Worldwide Logistics welcomes Janet Ang
  • Transnatur selects new partner in Germany
  • Iberia and Italy have a new land and sea service
  • JV for new terminal in Abu Dhabi Ports
  • AFS picks Kevin Day
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Sabarot enlarges its central warehouse
  • Containerships greets the Duke
  • IAG Cargo: apply now for apprenticeship scheme
  • Acia Aero and IPRC to convert three ATR 72-600
  • Alpha Trains to acquire 15 more Vectrons
  • Röhlig expands US activities
  • Hapag-Lloyd strengthens presence in Latin America

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The Loadstarweb site
OCTOBER 4, 2022
  • Shippers demand change as battle lines are drawn over EC review of CBER
  • CMA CGM appoints box line veteran, Guillaume Lathelize, to head airline
  • Charterers take back market control as containership hire rates collapse
  • M&A radar: DSV + FedEx - how does 'DSV Express' sound?
  • Hapag-Lloyd in billion-dollar deal to buy Chilean port operator SAAM
  • Tumbling freight rates may delay Korean government sale of shares in HMM
  • Against the odds: Near-shoring - is Mexico the real 'real deal'?
  • 'Parcelisation' the next big thing as B2B e-commerce sparks change in air cargo
  • Earnings season looms, with all eyes on the 'health' of Expeditors
  • Maersk Container Industry CCO Søren Leth Johannsen to be next CEO

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Marine Logweb site
OCTOBER 4, 2022
  • Canadian Coast Guard makes new moves to reduce fleet emissions
    The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) today announced two significant steps it is taking to reduce its emissions in line with the Government of Canada's 2030 and 2050 commitments on greenhouse gases: the
  • TotalEnergies eyes seagliders for offshore platform crew transfers
    Are all-electric seagliders the future for getting personnel to offshore platforms? French super major TotalEnergies is looking at the idea. It has reached an agreement with Massachusetts-based start-up REGENT (Regional Electric Ground

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Container Newsweb site
OCTOBER 4, 2022
  • Konecranes hybrid RTGs to enhance COSCO Spain box terminals
    Chinese container terminal operator COSCO SHIPPING Ports (Spain) Terminals (CSP) has ordered 11 eco-efficient hybrid Rubber-Tyred Gantry Cranes (RTGs), with six machines for their terminal in Bilbao and five for their terminal in Valencia. The order was booked in the third quarter of 2022, while the value of the order is approximately €20 million. Konecranes said that cranes' hybrid drives allow
  • Hapag-Lloyd buys SM SAAM terminal business for US$1 billion
    Hapag-Lloyd will acquire the entire terminal business of the Chile-based company SM SAAM, including SAAM Ports and SAAM Logistics, for approximately US$1 billion. The two parties signed an agreement according to which the German shipping firm will take over 100% of the shares of the two SAAM companies and thereby the entire SM SAAM's terminal business and associated logistics services. SM SAAM is
  • Chittagong port sees significant fall in box handling in September
    Container handling at Bangladesh's prime seaport, Chittagong, fell significantly in September with only 101,493 TEU of import goods laden boxes handled in the month compared to 120,470 TEU in September last year. At the same time, the handling of export goods laden containers also decreased to 63,803 TEU in September from 75,697 TEU in August and 68,891 TEU in September 2021. During the month, th
  • Indian exporters face new tax burden as freight rates moderate
    Indian exporters - now relieved to see some moderation in sky-high freight rate levels amid slowing volumes - have a new cost burden to deal with: a government tax levy. The setback follows the end of previously-granted federal exemptions from the applicability of Goods and Service Tax (GST) on export freight. GST, a unified national tax system, was introduced in 2017, intended to make a one-mark
  • French presidential aide Kohler accused of conflict of interest over MSC relations
    Elysee Palace secretary general Alexis Kohler has been charged with conflict of interest for allegedly failing to disclose his familial ties with MSC. Prosecutor Jean-François Bohnert said today (4 October) that Kohler, whose full name is Arnaud Alexis Michel Kohler, had failed to disclose that his mother is a cousin of MSC founder Gianluigi Aponte's wife Rafaela. In 2018, French investigative ne
  • CMA CGM new panamax vessel breaks Australia's record at Port Botany
    Australia's major container terminal operator, Patrick Terminals has announced that the 10,926 TEU CMA CGM Estelle set a record calling Port Botany, carrying the most containers ever carried by a single ship in Australia. CMA CGM Estelle is deployed on the NEMO Australia Express Service between Europe, the Indian Ocean and Australia, which is a joint service by MSC and CMA CGM. The previous recor
  • Massport completes major improvements at Boston's container terminal
    The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) has announced the completion of infrastructure upgrades at the port of Boston's Paul W. Conley Container Terminal. Boston's box terminal will now offer direct connectivity to China, North Europe, Southeast Asia including Vietnam and India, the

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Splashweb site
OCTOBER 4, 2022
  • Petrobras returns to Singapore for more FPSOs
    Brazilan state-controlled oil giant Petrobras has placed an order with Singapore shipbuilder Sembcorp Marine for the construction of floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel P-82 set for its Búzios field in the Santos Basin. The FPSO is scheduled for delivery in 2026 and to become the 29th system to operate in the pre-salt area ...
  • Liners make case for consortia block exemption regulation renewal
    The World Shipping Council (WSC), International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), and Asian Shipowners' Association (ASA) have called for a renewal of the European Commission's Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (CBER), due to expire on April 25, 2024. The CBER allows, under certain conditions, shipping lines with a combined market share of below 30% to enter into ...
  • Hapag-Lloyd swoops for SAAM's terminal business in $1bn deal
    Germany's Hapag-Lloyd has struck a deal with Chilean multinational port services company SAAM to buy its subsidiaries SAAM Ports and SAAM Logistics and thereby the entire company's terminal business and associated logistics services for around $1bn. The deal will see the cash-rich liner take over SAAM's ownership stake in ten port terminals throughout six countries ...
  • DEME converting bulker to fallpipe vessel
    Belgium-based marine contractor DEME has purchased an unnamed bulk carrier for conversion into a new fallpipe vessel. The company has inked an agreement with Pax Ocean Shipyards in Singapore and the vessel will enter the yard in late October. The new fallpipe ship will be fully compliant with the latest emission standards and feature the ...
  • Argeo expands with five-year bareboat charter deal
    Norwegian surveyor Argeo has signed a five-year bareboat contract for the vessel Argeo Searcher, with a purchase option attached. The vessel should be delivered in December this year and operate in the North and South America and West Africa energy markets as well as the Pacific Ocean and North Atlantic for marine minerals markets. The ...
  • Excelerate Energy presses ahead with FSRU newbuild in South Korea
    Texas-headquartered Excelerate Energy is pressing ahead with a newbuild floating regasification and storage unit (FSRU) in South Korea, following a letter of intent announced earlier this year. The New York-listed firm has penned a shipbuilding deal with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for a 170,000 cu m FSRU to be delivered in June 2026. No price ...
  • Maersk eyes methanol bunkering trials in Singapore next year
    Maersk Oil Trading, part of A.P. Moller - Maersk, has joined forces with Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co, Mitsui's energy trading unit and class society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), to jointly conduct a detailed feasibility study of methanol bunkering logistics in Singapore. The partnership will investigate the design of the bunkering vessel, safe ...
  • Transnet faces strike action as pay talks collapse
    Two labor unions at South Africa's logistics group Transnet plan to take strike action in a dispute over pay. The United National Transport Union (UNTU) said it served a 48-hour notice on Transnet of its intention to embark on a protected strike from October 6, while the South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) ...
  • Tanker sales proliferate as EU deadline on Russian oil nears
    Vintage tankers, typically ready for the scrapyards, are changing hands for future trading in record numbers and at eye-catching prices as Russia gets its oil export plans in place for further bans. Today, in Brussels, European Union members had until 10:00 a.m. to revert on proposals that would set a price cap on Russian oil ...
  • Shearwater unveils deepwater dual ROV OBN deployment vessel
    Offshore seismic specialist Shearwater GeoServices is set to launch the company's first dual remotely operated vehicle (ROV) vessel designed to deploy ocean bottom nodes (OBN) and also provide source for surveys and conduct towed streamer surveys. The Norwegian owner is converting its 2010-built multipurpose vessel SW Tasman into a deepwater dual ROV OBN deployment vessel ...
  • Volume of blank sailings deemed insufficient to stem box rate decline
    Carriers are taking services out of the transpacific, and this year's first boxship scrap candidates have emerged as container shipping recalibrates to a slowing global economy. On the Asia to the US west coast tradelane, Linerlytica reports three services have been withdrawn with two more suspensions planned (see chart below for details). The services to ...
  • APL presses ahead with lawsuit against Matson
    CMA CGM subsidiary APL has been allowed by a federal judge in Washington DC to move ahead with an antitrust lawsuit it is bringing against rival Matson over services connecting the US with Guam. APL claims Matson has violated US competition law. APL said in its complaint that after it entered the market in 2015 ...
  • Valaris bags $95m in fresh drilling deals
    Offshore driller Valaris has added $95m to its backlog through new contracts and contract extensions, awarded following its most recent fleet status update in September. The New York-listed player said that TotalEnergies had exercised its option for drillship Valaris DS-15 offshore Brazil for approximately 100 days in direct continuation of the existing firm term. Meanwhile, ...
  • Worker dies after Texas rig fall
    A construction worker died after falling from an offshore platform on the Texas Gulf Coast near Corpus Christi. The Coast Guard officials in Corpus Christi received a call around 13.45 hrs local time on October 1 that a scaffolder fell off of a rig at Kiewit Offshore Services yard and into the La Quinta Channel. ...
  • Maritime CEO Forum Singapore: Shipping will face competition for new fuels
    All week Splash is bringing readers key takeaways from last Thursday's Maritime CEO Forum, an exclusive shipowner gathering held at the Fullerton Hotel in Singapore. Today's report focuses on the decarbonisation session, and fears that shipping might lose out to other industries in the scramble for alternative fuels. Caroline Yang, CEO on bunker craft operator ...
  • Macron's right-hand man investigated over his ties to MSC
    In a long running investigation, prosecutors in France have said they will pursue Alexis Kohler, Emmanuel Macron's chief of staff, over a conflict of interest case relating to his alleged links with Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC). Splash first reported on the investigation four years ago. The transparency campaign group Anticor launched a lawsuit in 2018 ...
  • US FMC contracts with National Academies for OSRA-mandated chassis study
    The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has awarded a $500,000 contract to the National Academies of Science (NAS) to conduct a study examining intermodal chassis pools and provide recommendations on best practices for their management. The study was mandated by the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA). Under the agreement, a committee of independent ...
  • Terminal upgrade completed at Port of Boston
    The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) has announced the completion of nearly $850m in infrastructure projects to modernise the Paul W. Conley Terminal at the Port of Boston. Prior to the port's modernisation, Conley offered two services reaching seven major global ports. With the completion of these infrastructure investments, Conley Terminal now offers direct connectivity to ...

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Lloyd's Listweb site
OCTOBER 4, 2022
  • Daily Briefing
    Renewable energy investment crisis blocking shipping zero-emission goals | Baltic Exchange suspends Russia-linked tanker indices amid sanctions | Carriers and...
  • Cold ironing dispute has chilling effect on US labour talks
    Recent dispute between competing labour unions and an employer see localised issues adding uncertainty to the west coast negotiations, at...
  • Ports group seeks to close gap in investment
    After the shockwaves of the pandemic, ports were found wanting. A new report seeks to find solutions to prevent a...
  • Global grain trades forecast for slight drop
    Current marketing season is forecast to see declines in corn and wheat trades, while soyabeans are expected to surge, according...
  • Hapag-Lloyd boosts terminal ownership with $1bn SAAM acquisition
    German carrier Hapag-Lloyd has been moving to increase its terminal ownership to boost network efficiency. Its latest deal will see...
  • Renewable energy investment crisis blocking shipping zero-emission goals
    'Biggest challenge is not the money nor the technology, but the lack of existing renewable energy' - Intertanko technical director...
  • Britannia takes bottom line hit after investment returns tank
    Small craft specialist Shipowners' Club announces better-than-break-even combined ratio for first half of the fiscal year
  • Bureau Veritas lays out well-to-wake approach to alternative fuels
    Environmental impact of alternative fuels can only be evaluated through a complete life-cycle analysis, says BV. Decarbonisation will require unprecedented...
  • Bureau Veritas lays out well-to-wake approach to alternative fuels
    Environmental impact of alternative fuels can only be evaluated through a complete life-cycle analysis, says BV. Decarbonisation will require unprecedented...
  • Baltic Exchange suspends Russia-linked tanker indices amid sanctions
    The dirty tanker indices TD17 and TD24 will cease to be published later this month, while the clean tanker index...
  • Carriers and owners submit case for extending consortia block exemption
    Joint submission to European Commission says consortia benefit customers and the environment, and calls for predictable regulation as supply chains...
  • Singapore developing standards for alternative bunkering fuels
    Singapore will be the first in the world to set standards for bunkering alternative fuels
  • MPA plans route for digital bunkering push in Singapore
    MPA is expected to co-fund the adoption of digital bunkering that could save Singapore's bunker industry 39,000 man-days a year

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
OCTOBER 4, 2022
  • STB extends public hearings on CP-KCS merger
    The Surface Transportation Board opened public sessions last Wednesday for three days of testimony, but scheduled three additional days of mostly virtual sessions this week to accommodate all interested parties seeking to participate.
  • NY-NJ readies revised fee plan for long-dwelling empties
    The Port of New York and New Jersey is close to releasing a revamped tariff that recalculates how it will levy a $100-per-container fee on ocean carriers who let empty boxes linger.
  • Spotty service, container shortages put US reefer trade on ice
    US cold-chain cargoes fell more than 20 percent through May as the combination of high freight rates, poor reliability of ocean carrier service, and lack of equipment took a toll on foodstuff freight.
  • FMC launches study to improve US chassis pools
    The FMC-sponsored study comes as the ultra-tight supply of chassis in the US has been a contributing factor in port and rail congestion for well over a year.
  • Hapag-Lloyd makes $1 billion Latin American terminal takeover
    While rivals make huge investments in end-to-end logistics, Hapag-Lloyd's strategy is to retain a core focus on container transport and the expansion of its global terminal footprint.
  • Carriers call on European regulator to extend block exemption rule
    Claims by shippers that the European block exemption was dampening market competition are "at odds with reality," ocean carriers have told European regulators.
  • BNSF's proposed inland rail hub aims to speed LA-LB cargo flow
    BNSF's proposed inland hub 130 miles from Los Angeles-Long Beach will reduce port congestion and eliminate thousands of truck moves by shuttling marine containers by rail to transloading warehouses.

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TradeWindsweb site
OCTOBER 4, 2022
  • Burke spills the reasons why Ridgebury Tankers has sold more than half of its fleet
    Two more MRs now gone for substantial profit as Connecticut shipowner takes year's tally to 15
  • Tanker owners may have seen peak VLCC volumes on eve of Opec meeting
    Oil producing bloc is largely expected to announce a production cut at its meeting on Wednesday, potentially hitting crude volumes
  • Dry bulk market remains high due to low supply, analyst says
    Global dry bulk fleet is expected to grow 0.8% next year, according to Clarksons data
  • Dry bulk S&P running at speed again after late summer dip
    The market has found a new sweet spot between buyers and seller but it is a fragile one, analysts warn
  • San Francisco chases Princess Cruise Lines, tug provider after pier damage
    The then-Star Princess slammed into a pier, damaging pilings and sending another chunk drifting
  • Maersk, Mitsui join to push for methanol bunkering hub in Singapore
    The two companies, plus ABS, intend to conduct a bunkering operation in the first half of next year
  • Hadjiyiannis ship linked to second shock VLCC sale in a week
    For some tanker owners, doubling your money has never seemed easier
  • Hapag-Lloyd agrees $1bn deal to buy SAAM's South American ports
    German container line also grabs Chilean group's associated logistics operations
  • Pavilion Energy, TotalEnergies and MOL name Singapore's largest LNGBV
    But delayed LNG bunker vessel newbuilding will not start operations until first quarter 2023
  • Poten says Ukraine war is not the only reason suezmax rates will rise
    US shipbroker believes million-barrel ships will now benefit from low deliveries after bigger fleet growth this year
  • Excelerate Energy firms up its first FSRU newbuilding in 17 years
    Newly listed regasification specialist gives world orderbook its first FSRU contract in several years. But at what price?
  • Controversial Greek-owned ropax heads for the auction block
    Sea Speed Lines' Olympus raised a ruckus when deemed unseaworthy after being awarded lucrative government contract
  • Seafarers warned over food safety after fish blamed for bulker deaths
    Catering management company MCTC urges shipping not to cut corners after tragedy on Wu Zhou 8
  • Looming Russia sanctions splinter tanker markets
    Vintage tankers selling for prices once considered inconceivable as rates decline from two-year highs
  • Trond Mohn's Nyhill Shipping dismisses ship sale report as 'premature'
    Reports of a lucrative product tanker sale to Middle East-based owners are premature, says company controlled by Norwegian tycoon
  • PSA joins Silk Alliance to develop green fuels for intra-Asian box trades
    Singapore port operator subsidiary is 12th member of the intra-Asian green corridor group backed by the Lloyd's Register Maritime Decarbonisation Hub
  • Macron's chief of staff Kohler indicted over alleged links to MSC
    France's financial crimes prosecutor confirms formal conflict of interest investigation
  • HMM could go from record profits to losing money by 2024, says Nomura
    Seoul-based carrier expected to feel the effects of falling SCFI as early as next year
  • Frontline beefs up board with former Cypriot transport minister Marios Demetriades
    Politician and banker adds more experience to tanker owner as it pushes through Euronav tie-up
  • Cosco Shipping's Bernard Foo makes broking switch after 20-year shipowner career
    Industry veteran joins Singapore's TCT Shipbrokers having previously worked as a chartering manager
  • 'You're hired!' Hamburg Commercial Bank promotes ex-CFO to replace departing Stefan Ermisch
    Former CFO appointed chief executive of German shipping lender at the start of October
  • Trond Mohn's Nyhill Shipping slams 'premature' sale broker report
    Reports of a lucrative product tanker sale to Middle East-based owners are premature, says company controlled by Norwegian tycoon
  • Hamburg and Halifax ports unveil green corridor initiative
    Port authorities look to decarbonise the shipping corridor between Canada and Germany
  • Shipowners finalised for QatarEnergy's LNG newbuildings at DSME
    Contracts inked on all 58 newbuilds at South Korea's big three shipbuilders and China in phase one of huge vessel acquisition plan

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American Shipperweb site
OCTOBER 4, 2022
  • Lessor Jackson Square Aviation enters freighter segment
    Boeing 737-800 passenger-to-freighter conversions are selling like hotcakes. A Japanese-owned leasing company snapped up six more slots.
  • Hapag-Lloyd acquiring SAAM terminal operations in $1B deal
    CEO Rolf Habben Jansen said the SM SAAM S.A. acquisition is part of Hapag-Lloyd's strategy to build "a robust and attractive terminal portfolio."

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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
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Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
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- 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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