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October 11, 2022

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Exim Indiaweb site
OCTOBER 11, 2022
  • J M Baxi wins bid for JNPA's shallow water berth & coastal berth
  • Visakhapatnam Port Chairman & Commissioner of Customs to grace Cargo Shop 2022 on Dec. 9 in Vizag
  • Baltic Exchange Market Report (7 October 2022)
  • HAROPA PORT awarded Best Green Seaport prize
  • Bhagwan Singh elected President of Pune Custom House Agents' Association
  • CMA CGM announces early container return incentive program in the US
  • DP World launches strategic arm focused on supporting the growth ambitions of large companies
  • Hapag-Lloyd AG acquires terminal business of SM SAAM S.A.
  • Shipping container logistics leaders: 2023 to prove positive for reefer container market; a good time to buy containers
  • OOCL's total revenues up in Q3 & nine months
  • Data localisation hindering India-UK FTA talks, say reports
  • Exporters upset with GST on freight
  • Rising export demand boosts orthodox tea prices at auctions
  • LNG tanker scarcity seen affecting Indian supplies

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International Transport Journalweb site
OCTOBER 11, 2022
  • Saudi Arabia completes new rail link
  • 40 candles for ECT in Venlo
  • A big deal about cash
  • Large multi-year railcar order placed
  • German-Turkish conversion cooperation
  • Antwerp terminal earmarked for renovation
  • Staying healthy with Cathy O'Brien
  • For direct rule in Kloten
  • Higher speed and improved punctuality
  • Igoumenitsa awards tender to a consortium
  • Cargo boom at Budapest Airport
  • VDR elects new board members
  • DHL is not Fedex
  • Carl Büttner now British
  • Three trucks added to fleet
  • Alliance one of USA's top 20 cargo airports
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Belgian airport fortified

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The Loadstarweb site
OCTOBER 10, 2022
  • Air cargo players can wave goodbye to a peak season as the market softens
  • Despite fall in liftings, OOCL sets the bar for another quarter of dynamic earnings
  • German competition authority backs reform of box line block exemption
  • Against the odds: Porsche IPO - lessons for DB Schenker
  • On the wires: SCFI struggles, freight rates plummet - to 2019 levels by Christmas?
  • Forwarders hit by huge D&D bills as Pakistan floods prevent box returns
  • Russian forwarders look to get ships from China while their rates stay high
  • OceanX radar: Supply and demand? It's the law of the jungle
  • Shippers re-route cargo overland from southern India to Nhava Sheva
  • Union claims Peel Ports restructure/redundancy plan is revenge for strikes

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Marine Logweb site
OCTOBER 10, 2022
  • OMSA hails USCG release of a roadmap for Jones Act vessels to aid in disaster recovery
    The Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) has praised the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) for issuing a policy letter(CG-CVC Policy Letter 22-03) that, it says, "provides a transparent and expedited process for domestic
  • Eastern Shipbuilding to contest OPC Stage 2 award in Court of Federal Claims
    Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) has not given up its fight against the U.S. Coast Guard's decision to award Stage 2 of the offshore patrol cutter (OPC) program to Austal USA. Although it
  • OpEd: Knowledge and planning are critical CII and EEXI compliance tools
    by Simon Hodgkinson, Head of Loss Prevention at West P&I Regulators are hopeful that impending Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) and Energy Efficiency eXisting ship Index (EEXI) regulations will represent a sea change
  • Historic low-water conditions continue to impact Mississippi River traffic
    Impacts to navigation not seen since 1988 continue as low Mississippi River water levels linger. These impacts include barge groundings, lock closures and river cruise cancellations. According to the National Oceanic Atmospheric

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Container Newsweb site
OCTOBER 10, 2022
  • Saudi Ports Authority to upgrade Jeddah Islamic Port with new berths
    The Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) has signed two contracts worth US$170 million with major contractors in order to deepen and build new berths at Jeddah Islamic Port aiming to enable the arrival of 24,000 TEU container vessels. The two partners will be PC Marine Services and Modern Building Leaders (MBL), the latter in consortium with HutaHegerfeld Saudia Ltd. Through these upgrades, the competi
  • World Distribution Services opens new distribution facility in Tacoma
    World Distribution Services (WDS), a provider of warehouse logistics solutions, announced the opening of its new 28,000m² distribution facility in Tacoma, Washington, US. The new facility establishes WDS's west coast footprint and represents its fourth new location in less than two years, in line with the company's commitment to investing in the pacific northwest. "Responding to market demand, as
  • Global Ports expands VSC equipment fleet
    Global Ports Group's Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company (VSC) has received ten Kalmar terminal tractors and ten Seacom semitrailers. The equipment was moved from the Group's North West terminal to enhance operational capacities of VSC, which is located in deep-water Port of Vostochny, Primorsky Krai, Russia, amid container market surge in the Far Eastern Sea basin. The vehicles are used to handle co
  • GTT and CMHI-Jiangsu ink LNG carrier construction deal
    French LNG containment specialist GTT and China Merchants Heavy Industries-Jiangsu (CMHI-Jiangsu), a subsidiary of China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMI), one of the three major shipbuilding groups in China, have signed a Technical Assistance and License Agreement enabling the yard to construct vessels using GTT membrane technologies. GTT and China Merchant Industry Holdings have been cooperatin
  • DP World starts new berth construction at London Gateway
    DP World UK has confirmed the launch of the construction works on a new berth at London Gateway. The new berth will be the fourth one at London Gateway and will be all-electric, according to DP World. This investment, which will cost approximately £350 million (US$385 million) is expected to increase capacity by a third. "Over the next 10 years, we have earmarked a further £1 billion (US$1.1 bill
  • CMA CGM reorganises BRAZEX services
    French box carrier CMA CGM announced the launch of its new BRAZEX service setup and the new MANAUS SHUTTLE to improve the connection between the United States Gulf Coast and Latin America & the Caribbean. The new BRAZEX will have improvements to the current BRAZEX1 and BRAZEX2 services with doubled dedicated loops for South Brazil and North Brazil. It will offer direct weekly connection to Cartag
  • Mundra Port gains Middle East regional connection amid growing volumes
    Mundra Port, India's top container gateway, continues to ramp up its ocean service network reach. Dubai-based shortsea operator Aladin Express has introduced a second string to its regional operations by connecting Mundra to the Persian Gulf region. The new service, branded as the Gulf-India Express 2 (GIX2), has the following port rotation: Mundra, King Abdulaziz Port, Khalifa Bin Salman Port, H
  • MSC books a dozen 16,000 TEU vessels at Yangzijiang
    Yangzijiang Shipbuilding has confirmed that MSC has ordered a dozen 16,000 TEU container ships. The Singapore-listed Chinese ship builder said on 6 October that the LNG dual-fuelled ships, with a total contract value of US$2.16 billion, are among US$2.51 billion of new orders secured between August and early October 2022. The vessels are expected to be delivered from late 2024 to mid-2025 and bri
  • CMA CGM commences new AMERICAS XL service
    CMA CGM has announced the launch of its new AMERICAS XL service, offering a direct connection between US East Coast (USEC) and West Coast South America. The French container carrier will be the sole operator of the new service, which will be the only direct one on the market connecting West Coast South America to USEC. AMERICAS XL service will offer direct weekly connection from/to Port Everglade
  • APM Terminals Gothenburg announces channel deepening
    APM Terminals has announced that works to deepen the shipping channel in Gothenburg, Sweden are underway and are expected to be completed in 2026. APM Terminals Gothenburg will be able to receive the world's largest container vessels and higher volumes, once the project is completed, according to a statement. Maersk's port and terminal operator said that "volumes passing through APM Terminals Got
  • OOCL surpasses US$5 billion revenue in 2022 Q3 amid container volume drop
    COSCO-owned container line Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has announced its total revenues increased by 16.9% in the third quarter of the year, compared with 2021 same period, surpassing US$5 billion. At the same time, the carrier's total liftings and loadable capacity decreased by 3.4% and 1.8% respectively. The overall load factor was 1.4% lower than in the same period in 2021, while ove
  • Manufacturing Activity Is Declining Across The Globe
    KGlobal factory output fell in September as soaring energy bills and cost of living pressures resulted in declining demand, Reuters reports. The potential global slowdown has triggered central banks to increase interest rates to reel-in escalating inflation, which, in turn, is expected to create a sudden drop in the global demand underpinning exports. In Europe, manufacturing demand and productio

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Splashweb site
OCTOBER 10, 2022
  • Future-proofing efficiency
    Although emissions discussions focus on future fuels that will power shipping cleanly, energy efficiency remains the true and immediate enabler of decarbonisation, writes Aleksander Askeland of Yara Marine Technologies. The pathway to decarbonisation has numerous hurdles including shifting environmental targets, economic recessions, and increased geopolitical uncertainty which affect the availabi
  • South Africa's exporters brace for major hit as Transnet strike gains momentum
    Industrial action at South Africa's ports and freight-rail operator Transnet is set to worsen as the second-largest labor union, the South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU), downed tools in a dispute over pay. SATAWU and the largest labour group, the United National Transport Union (UNTU), together representing around 80% of Transnet workers, confirmed ...
  • Strike-hit Liverpool port warns of job cuts
    Liverpool port is set to restructure its containers division and start a redundancy consultation process, citing a marked deterioration in the volume of containers handled by the port. The second largest port group in the UK, Peel Ports said the move was "extremely regrettable" but unavoidable, due to the economic backdrop caused by an increasing ...
  • Petrofac bags $60m wells management deal with Dana Petroleum
    UK energy services company Petrofac has been awarded a $60m contract by Dana Petroleum to provide well management services for all its UK North Sea-operated assets. The contract includes both floating production storage and offloading vessels, the Triton and the Western Isles in the North Sea. The new two-year contract, with options for extension, continues ...
  • MMA Offshore scores vessel contract with Beach Energy
    Australian OSV operator and services provider MMA Offshore has secured a vessel contract with fellow operator Beach Energy. The company's 2011-built will provide vessel support to Beach Energy's two production platforms located in the Bass Strait, and also carry out subsea inspection and survey services as well as drilling support. The contract will start in ...
  • Where's the floor for container shipping?
    Assessing where the rates floor is in the consolidated container shipping market is keeping experts busy as multiple indices continue to report steep declines. UK consultants Drewry last week lowered its demand outlook for 2022 to 1.5%, and to 1.9% for 2023 on the back of heavily downgraded GDP predictions. "Carriers will have accepted that ...
  • Shipping traffic halted following Crimea bridge attack
    Shipping from the Sea of Azov to international markets came to a standstill over the weekend in the wake of the attack that took out part of the bridge linking the Crimean peninsula with mainland Russia. The 19 km bridge, the longest in Europe, straddles the Kerch Strait, which links the Sea of Azov with ...
  • BP moves to triple its offshore wind staff
    London-based supermajor BP plans to triple the workforce at its offshore wind business by 2023. According to Bloomberg, the aim is to have about 800 employees next year focused on the company's nascent business to build and operate offshore wind farms, up from about 220 now. BP's current offshore wind projects are set to use ...
  • Lithuania's Klaipeda looks to become offshore wind hub
    Lithuanian port city Klaipeda is looking to maximise its strategic location to become a key regional hub for the nascent offshore wind industry in the Baltic amid the current energy crisis. The Marienborg Declaration signed in August saw heads of government and energy ministers from Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Poland and Germany commit ...
  • Adnoc Drilling clinches $1.5bn contract
    Adnoc Drilling has won a new contract worth $1.53bn to support the expansion of Adnoc's offshore operations and crude oil production capacity to 5m bpd by 2030. The two-year contract covers the provision of 12 jackup rigs and two island rigs and the associated integrated drilling services (IDS). The driller in August also secured a ...
  • China Merchants Heavy Industry enters LNG sector with GTT licence deal
    More Chinese shipbuilders are moving into the LNG carrier construction arena, with China Merchants Heavy Industry Jiangsu (CMHI Jiangsu) sealing a technical assistance and license agreement with French membrane containment system designer GTT. The deal will allow the subsidiary of China Merchants Industry Holdings, and one of the three leading shipbuilding groups in China, to ...
  • Aviation sector adds to pressure on IMO with 2050 net-zero vote
    With two months to go until the 79th gathering Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is facing pressure to up its game when it comes to green targets. Member states at IMO's sister body at the United Nations, the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), voted last week to adopt a collective ...
  • GMS flips two out of class VLCCs
    Older crude vessels are the primary target for buyers of secondhand tanker tonnage. Preliminary information from brokers BRS suggests that September was a record month for tanker sales and purchase transactions with 61 units changing hands for further trading. This consisted of a significant volume of vintage tonnage, including seven VLCCs, five suezmaxes and eight ...
  • Limassol: Dawn of a European champion
    Major shipping conference, Maritime Cyprus, is back. Splash identifies how the island has all the right maritime ingredients to prosper. The strategically located island of Cyprus, third-largest in the Mediterranean, has been an important trading hub and point of exchange between different cultures since antiquity, meaning it's no surprise that the country is home to ...
  • International Seaways ships out 14-year-old MR
    US owner International Seaways has sold its fourteen-year-old MR to undisclosed buyers amid rising tanker values. Clarksons reported the New York-listed player had landed around $20.5m for the South Korean-built ship without a ballast water treatment system (BWTS), which VesselsValue estimates as worth close to $22.6m. Although High Mars last exchanged hands in 2011 when ...
  • Rebranded South Korean shipyard seals newbuild orders from Euronav and Atlas Maritime
    South Korean yard DH Shipbuilding, formerly Daehan Shipbuilding, has recently welcomed two European owners, each placing orders for a pair of tankers. Belgium-based tanker giant Euronav has booked two scrubber-fitted suezmaxes for delivery in the third and fourth quarters of 2024. Financial details have not been disclosed for 157,000 dwt ships, although industry sources are ...
  • Mississippi River water level at near-historic low, threatening US grain and soybean exports
    The Mississippi River, which flows through 10 American states on its way from Minnesota in the north to the Gulf of Mexico in the south, is a major maritime highway through the US. That status, however, is currently threatened, as the river's water level is so low in some places that ships are running aground. ...
  • AMPTC offloads LR2 pair
    Arab Maritime Petroleum Transport Company (AMPTC) has offloaded a pair of 2008-built LR2 tankers to undisclosed buyers. Multiple brokers reported the en bloc deal for the 112,500 dwt Alburaq and Sea Legend fitted with ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) in the price range of $70m. Both tankers, built by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), are currently ...
  • US targets North Korean fuel procurement network, imposes sanctions on involved parties
    The US Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has added two individuals and three entities to its Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List for their activities related to the exportation of petroleum to North Korea, which directly supports the development of North Korean weapons programs and its military, according to ...
  • Pair of sail-assisted boxships set to hit the water in 2024
    Bahamas-based Veer Corp has received approval in principle (AiP) from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for its new-look containership design, and has stated it now aims to have two of these ships built and in the water by 2024. The 100 m long vessels feature sails as well as green hydrogen fuel cell engines. "Receiving ...

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Lloyd's Listweb site
OCTOBER 10, 2022
  • Cyprus seeks closure of oil price cap loopholes to keep maritime cluster competitive
    'Sanctions must exclude the possibility of establishing conditions of unfair competition between EU member states and third countries', president tells...
  • Future fuels are 'fiction,' says Greek shipowner Procopiou
    "Whether it is hydrogen, ammonia, methanol, batteries - all this is fiction. Not only in my life, but also my...
  • Battle lines drawn up over consortia block exemption
    European Commission is already hearing arguments on whether Consortia Block Exemption Regulation should be extended
  • The week in charts: Russia's outbound seaborne trade stable | LNG orders to peak this year | Tankers switch from Iranian to Russian trade
    Bulker values begin to stabilise, container demand slows, and LNG deals at $1m a day are possible
  • Dry bulk spot rates seen stabilising
    Although nowhere near the spectacularly-high rates of this time last year, earnings are at healthy enough levels. The smaller sizes...
  • Ukraine grain corridor hampered by inspection delays
    Bottlecks with the Black Sea Grain Initiative inspections are now exacerbating congestion in the Sea of Marmara
  • Visual analytics the next step in smart shipping
    ShipIn Systems has identified computer vision as a gap in shipping's portfolio of smart tech
  • NorthStandard merger gets regulatory approval
    Brokers predict further consolidation in sector over course of coming few years
  • Outlook positive for China Merchants tanker recovery
    Chinese equity analysts are optimistic about a sustained recovery in tanker markets underpinned by tight vessel supply and sanctions-led trade...
  • Kerch Strait shipping resumes following bridge blast
    The Kerch Strait is a critical maritime passage for Russian exports. Traffic was temporarily paused at the weekend after an...
  • Mental health platform launched for Ukrainian seafarers
    To mark World Mental Health Day, crew welfare organisation Stella Maris, with funding from law firm HFW, has launched a...
  • Smart objectives come before smart technology
    Two trends are flowing through shipping - an increased focus on collecting data and the search for ways to make...
  • DP World starts London Gateway expansion
    Container volumes are expected to ease from the peaks of the past two years. But London Gateway wants to build...
  • China Merchants yard set to enter newbuilding market for LNG carriers
    CSSC's Hudong-Zhonghua currently dominates the market for large LNG carrier newbuildings in China, but rival yards are catching up fast...
  • The week in newbuildings: Orders worth $3.1bn signed
    Orders for six boxships, nine gas carriers and three vehicle carriers confirmed in the past week
  • Cosco agrees share swap deal with SAIC to enhance partnership
    Move comes as China's auto industry is experiencing fast growth in exports, while domestic players are seeking to control more...
  • Daily Briefing
    Shipping has its part to play on putting pressure on Putin | Russia's boxship trade shifts east | US blacklists...

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
OCTOBER 10, 2022
  • US truckload spot rates stabilizing after summer slump
    Spot US truckload rates continued to cool through September, but there are early signs that prices are bouncing back in October.
  • CMA CGM revamps US-Latin America network amid transshipment delays
    CMA CGM will reconfigure its current services connecting the US Gulf with Brazil in November and commence a new string between the US East Coast and West Coast of South America in December.
  • Procurement adaptability trumps truckload pricing predictions: software providers
    Shippers need to rethink the entire truckload procurement process, not just use technology that marginally decreases costs by relying too much on predictive pricing, according to a trio of procurement technology experts.
  • End shipping's EU 'safe harbor' block exemption: German regulator
    The German Federal Cartel Office argues that large container carriers do not satisfy "with a sufficient degree of certainty" the conditions required for their exemption from European competition law.
  • New federal tax levy frustrates Indian exporters
    Major container lines serving Indian trades, including MSC and Maersk, have advised exporters they will begin charging a new freight tax that went into effect Oct. 1.

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TradeWindsweb site
OCTOBER 10, 2022
  • A red Monday for bulker futures as 'rock bottom' sentiment fuels FFA plunge
    Outlook for the first quarter has not been this bad for the first quarter since the autumn of 2016
  • Regulatory approvals roll in for merger of P&I mutuals North and Standard Club
    Approvals keep two insurers 'on course' for merger into mutual with $750m of annual premiums
  • Clarksons says container ships not yet 'cheap' despite slump
    Trevor Crowe says freight and charter numbers still well above pre-pandemic levels
  • From Opec to 'Nopec': will US clear path to oil market flood?
    Poten & Partners says production cut makes antitrust legislation by the Biden administration more likely
  • Shipping containers 2.0: How cakes and crime are redefining the metal box
    Real-time tracking and improved security are driving improvements in the sector, say a new wave of innovators
  • US strategic oil release adds extra 1m barrels to export slate
    Analysts expect more to come as Biden administration responds to Opec output cut
  • Stolt-Nielsen faces 'tough decisions' on new chemical tanker orders
    Boss Niels Stolt-Nielsen says company will be ready when new zero-carbon options are available
  • Viking laying up ships again in 'fickle' North Sea AHTS market
    Brokers report two vessels added to stacked list as rates fall from record summer peak
  • Cyprus fires shot across the bow on anti-Russia sanctions
    Shipping heavyweight Cyprus warns that a cap on the price of Russian oil needs global application to be effective
  • Tanker turns up for dinner in near miss at Thai restaurant
    The Smooth Sea 18 managed to halt its progress just in time
  • China Merchants Heavy Industries-Jiangsu gears up to build LNG carriers
    Another Chinese shipbuilder signs a license agreement with French membrane-type cargo containment designer GTT
  • Pilot facing ban after Spanish tanker hits bridge in Guyana
    Investigation begins after the Tradewind Passion takes out part of the Demerara Harbour Bridge
  • Ravi Mehrotra's Foresight linked to VLGC buy with more deals likely
    TransPetrol's Progress is said to be joining the fleet of the London-based group as expansion continues
  • Norway's TECO gets the chemistry right at a milestone party in Singapore
    Friendships were renewed and experiences shared as the marine chemicals company showcased its latest developments
  • 'You ain't seen nothing yet': A bullish Stolt-Nielsen says chemical carriers may be recession-proof
    Norwegian CEO argues that only a total global meltdown can wreck the sector's prospects now
  • Shell LNG deal to earn $120m profit despite $400,000 rate for Angelicoussis carrier
    Oil and gas major is said to be taking advantage of the spread between European and US gas prices to import LNG cargo to France
  • Clarksons opens new specialised products desk in Tokyo
    Former Odfjell commercial manager in Japan jumps ship to join world's largest shipbroker
  • Shell LNG deal to earn $120m profit despite $400,000 rate for Angelicoussis LNGC
    Oil major said to be taking advantage of spread between European and US gas prices to import cargo to France

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American Shipperweb site
OCTOBER 10, 2022
  • Port Houston orders $106M worth of cranes to handle demand
    Port Houston recently ordered 29 container cranes for a total of $106.1 million.
  • US imports sink in September, suffer steepest drop since 2020 lockdowns
    Demand for Asian goods began dropping earlier this year. This is now having a delayed - and highly negative - effect on U.S. imports.
  • Chinese e-commerce logistics company Zongteng launches cargo airline
    China-based Zongteng Group has acquired a large cargo jet to enhance its global e-commerce logistics distribution capabilities.

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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
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
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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