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December 14, 2022

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Exim India web site
DECEMBER 14, 2022
  • BCBA participates in celebrating 60th year of Customs Act & inauguration of Custom Broker Licensing Management System (CBLMS)
  • Mumbai Cargo Service Center Cold Chain Solutions & Delhi Cargo Service Center recognised & awarded for their services
  • Deendayal Port's Liquid Jetty No. 7 to be commissioned in Jan. 2023
  • Demand drops as general airfreight volumes continue dip
  • Govt looking at tech-driven good governance in logistics
  • Plans to cut import duties in line with FTAs
  • Steel imports exceed exports in Nov.
  • Mobile phone exports seen rising
  • GDP seen growing at 6.5 pc to 7 pc next fiscal
  • Coal output up during April-Nov. 2022

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International Transport Journal web site
DECEMBER 14, 2022
  • 18 airports connected by domestic RFS
  • IMRF selects Caroline Jupe
  • To Aurora Borealis with Austrian Airlines
  • New intermodal connection for Europe's largest inland port
  • E-tipper for more sustainability in Swedish mine
  • A part of a stock market index
  • Big plans for Poti in Georgia
  • New CEO in Switzerland for Allianz Trade
  • FCS now powered by renewable energy
  • Shortline railroad for a steel mill
  • Another India-West Med connection
  • A bridgehead in Hamburg
  • Hübner group reorganises management
  • Flying gifts for Ethiopians in need
  • Dual heavy transports for secure power supply
  • A good biennial Bordeaux
  • How the lights will shine
  • A new chapter begins at NV Logistics
  • Neo Air Charter scores in Doha
  • "Curiosity of the Day"

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The Loadstar web site
DECEMBER 13, 2022
  • Zim crew 'feared for their safety' on Pacific voyage on 'unseaworthy' box ship
  • CMA CGM restricts bookings to South China through January
  • Feu options for carriers as spot market rates under water
  • Felixstowe port and dockers settle contract dispute, agreeing 8.5% wage rise
  • Broken supply chains mean no quick take-offs for freighter conversions
  • Energetic Xeneta building a 'blue ocean' of data as it chases 'the big picture'
  • Ambitious CULines appoints Taiwan liner veterans as consultants

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Marine Log web site
DECEMBER 13, 2022
  • Construction of plug-in hybrid research vessel underway at Snow & Company
    Snow & Company, Inc. of Seattle, Wash., has recently started construction of the R/V Resilience, a 50-foot plug-in hybrid research vessel being built for the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • DDG 120 completes acceptance trials
    The future USS Carl M. Levin (DDG 120) successfully completed acceptance trials on December 9, returning to General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) shipyard flying three brooms signaling clean sweeps of important
  • Keppel O&M delivers second dual-fuel Van Oord TSHD
    Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) subsidiary Keppel FELS has delivered the second of three dual-fuel trailing suction hopper dredges to Dutch maritime company, Van Oord. Named Vox Apolonia, its green

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Container News web site
DECEMBER 13, 2022
  • EU funds Air Liquide, Fluxys Belgium, Port of Antwerp-Bruges for CO2 export facility building
    Air Liquide, Fluxys Belgium and Port of Antwerp-Bruges awarded European Union's funding for building the Antwerp@C CO2 Export Hub. The EU Commission announced it will grant Air Liquide, Fluxys Belgium and Port of Antwerp-Bruges US$152.35 million under the Connecting Europe Facility for Energy (CEF-E) funding programme. The funding is earmarked for the construction of shared CO2 transport and expo
  • Jordan's container terminal get PERS-certified
    The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) congratulates Aqaba Container Terminal in Jordan for being certified through the EcoPorts' environmental management standard (PERS). Aqaba joined the EcoPorts' network in 2013 and is PERS-certified for the third time, demonstrating the efforts of the Jordan port in protecting the Jordanian coast of the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea marine ecosystems. Isabelle R
  • Fire breaks out again in Chittagong's BM Container Depot
    A fire broke out at the BM Container Depot in Chittagong on Tuesday (13 December) afternoon at a jute godown. A huge volume of jute was kept there for exporting abroad. Three fire fighting units had to work nearly one and a half hours to douse the fire. Also, the depot's own fire fighting unit worked to extinguish the fire. Firefighting personnel is now working to find out the reasons behind the
  • Port of Felixstowe introduces autonomous terminal tractors into container terminal operations
    Hutchison Ports-operated Port of Felixstowe is one of the first ports in Europe to introduce autonomous terminal tractor units (ATs) into mixed-traffic container terminal operations. The first two battery-powered units to enter service at the UK's largest container port have been supplied by manufacturer Westwell. Clemence Cheng, chief executive officer at the Port of Felixstowe, commented, "Thes
  • Spectainer, Nexxiot partner on container real-time visibility solutions
    Spectainer, a shipping solutions provider, has partnered with shipping technology firm Nexxiot to enable real-time visibility of their entire fleet of COLLAPSECON containers. COLLAPSECON are intermodal boxes that cleverly fold up using a fully-automated station so that each empty unit can be collapsed independently and then combined to form a single shipping container. This approach is going to s
  • AD Ports launches Khalifa Port's US$1.1 billion expansion project
    The president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has inaugurated Khalifa Port's expansion, a development project with a total investment of US$1.1 billion (AED 4 billion). The project is expected to support AD Port Group's goal of increasing the container handling capacity of Khalifa Port to 15 million TEUs per year and the general cargo handling capacity to 25
  • Ports of Antwerp-Zeebrugge and Nagoya ink cooperation deal
    The Belgian Port of Antwerp-Zeebrugge and Japan's Port of Nagoya signed a renewed cooperation agreement to further expand their trade relations and deepen their collaboration. The agreement was signed on 7 December, while the Port of Antwerp-Bruges is participating in the princely economic mission to Japan this week. In this context, a Sisterport/Partnership deal was signed on 7 December by Jacqu
  • Seoul to help shipping lines acquire port assets through KOBC
    South Korea's state-backed ship finance institution Korea Ocean Business Corporation (KOBC) is set to help compatriot liner operators to acquire port and terminal assets. On 12 December, lawmaker Ahn Byung-gil introduced a bill to amend the Korea Ocean Business Corporation Act so that the finance institution can add port development and port hinterland development projects to its portfolio. Ahn,
  • Interasia doubles newbuilding tally to half-dozen
    Interasia Lines, the privately owned container shipping company of the Chen family that is behind Wan Hai Lines, has exercised options for three more 3,055 TEU ships at Japan's Nihon Shipyard, adding to the three vessels that were ordered earlier in April. The trio ordered this month will be delivered in July 2025, while the vessels ordered earlier will be delivered in January 2025. The Singapore
  • CLA negotiations underway at APM Terminals Maasvlakte II, operations affected by industrial action
    Collective Labour Agreement (CLA) discussions are currently taking place between the unions and the APM Terminals Maasvlakte II at the port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. A. P. Moller - Maersk, the parent company of APM Terminals, said that negotiations started on 8 December, and operations are affected by a "go-slow action" as of 11 December. The industrial action consists of a reduced number
  • XSTAFF to open new location in Germany
    The logistics service provider XSTAFF GmbH will open a new location in Hamburg, Germany on 1 January 2023, taking account of the continuous growth of recent years. According to XSTAFF, the new premises are located directly on the Elbe River, in the immediate vicinity of the Port of Hamburg. The new location will be managed by Antonios Rigalos, a member of the executive board and chief growth offi
  • Turkey joins ICS governing body
    Turkey's growing maritime industry is set to take a bigger role in the development of professional shipbroking standards following its admittance to the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) governing body. The London-headquartered ICS provides globally recognised professional qualifications for brokers, agents and managers. It becomes the 27th branch member of the 111-year-old organisation. I

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Splash web site
DECEMBER 13, 2022
  • MPC Container Ships cashes in on joint venture vessel sales and early redeliveries
    MPC Container Ships (MPCC) is optimising its portfolio with a sale of two Bluewater Holding Schifffahrtsgesellschaft joint venture vessels and a compensation deal for an early redelivery of a long-term time-chartered pair. The Oslo-listed container tonnage provider is offloading the 2003-built 2,824 teu and 2006-built 2,742 teu . The vessels will deliver in December this ...
  • MSC and Ports America come onboard $1.8bn Port of New Orleans box terminal project
    Terminal Investment Limited (TiL), the ports unit of the world's largest container carrier Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and port operator Ports America have joined the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) and the State of Louisiana to build a $1.8bn container terminal on the Lower Mississippi River. The new Louisiana International Terminal (LIT) project in ...
  • Felixstowe agrees pay deal with staff
    A pay dispute between around 1,900 dockworkers at UK's top container port Felixstowe and operator Hutchison Ports has ended. The port said 90% of workers had voted to accept an 8.5% pay increase plus a £1,000 bonus from January next year. The deal comes after two rounds of strikes took place at the port on ...
  • Euronav merger hits the buffers with the Saverys family attaining a 25% stake
    The year's great tanker merger saga has taken a new turn. The Saverys family have purchased another 2.04m shares in Euronav taking their stake in the Antwerp tanker giant to 25%, effectively giving them the power to block a merger with John Fredriksen's Frontline. Fredriksen has been building a leading stake in Euronav for more ...
  • Ocyan scores Petrobras rig contracts
    Brazilian offshore service provider Ocyan has inked new contracts with compatriot oil giant Petrobras for three of its drilling rigs. The contract awards follow Petrobras' tender for high-specification rigs under which Transocean, Diamond Offshore and Constellation also emerged as winners. Ocyan's deal will see the 2010-built semisub Norbe VI and the 2012-built ultra-deepwater drillships ODN ...
  • Esben Poulsson: Maritime matters
    Many of his peers in their eighth decade of existence might quite reasonably have reached for the slippers and cocoa. Not so the indefatigable Esben Poulsson who maintains his day job heading up Singapore operations for Greek owner Enesel. He has also recently taken on two more board positions so he now sits on a ...
  • Diana Shipping takes reduced rate for SwissMarine post-panamax charter extension
    Greek owner Diana Shipping has agreed a time charter contract extension with Singapore's SwissMarine for one of its post-panamax bulkers at close to 24% rate cut compared to a deal struck end-November last year. The Semiramis Paliou-led bulker owner said the 2010-built will continue with SwissMarine from December 27 earning $13,000 per day, a dayrate ...
  • Dubai's Teodor Shipping snaps up its first VLCC
    Dubai's Teodor Shipping, a relatively young shipowner with a fleet of 14 tankers and a bitumen vessel, has snapped up its first VLCC. Sources tell Splash that the Dubai-based owner is behind the most recent sale in the segment, a deal that was sealed at the beginning of the month, some days before the European ...
  • Bidding opens for oil and gas blocks offshore Guyana
    Guyana has opened the bidding period for 14 offshore oil and gas blocks, originally announced in November. The government anticipates awarding contracts by May 2023, after bidding closes on April 14. The awards "will follow negotiations and evaluation of the bids that we received during this bidding round," said Guyana's president Irfaan Ali on Facebook. To ...
  • Braemar launches Greek finance desk
    British broking house Braemar has launched a corporate finance desk in Athens led by Stefanos Fragos who has joined from alternative finance provider Yieldstreet. In a release Braemar said the Greek expansion was in response to a "clear need" in the market from shipowners in Greece and the Mediterranean for expert counsel in the equity ...
  • Mark O'Neil reelected president of InterManager
    Mark O'Neil, CEO of Columbia Shipmanagement, has been given another term as president of InterManager, the association for shipmanagers. O'Neil vowed to increase membership further at the association, encouraging in-house shipmanagement teams to join alongside third-party ship and crewmanagers. O'Neil commented: "The maritime world is evolving quickly in this post-pandemic era and shipmanagers ne

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Lloyd's List web site
DECEMBER 13, 2022
  • IMO again fails to make progress on tougher emissions targets
    More than 50 IMO member states spent nearly two days exchanging general statements without progress on moving to net zero...
  • The Lloyd's List Podcast: Shipping is not moving quickly enough
    The annual Lloyd's List Outlook Forum offers the last word on the forces shaping shipping right now, but the common...
  • Dockings and interest costs take toll on Dynagas Partners profit
    Sanctions have so far 'broadly exempted' LNG business
  • P&I clubs move to settle Bosporus standoff
    Russia's largest insurer has no plan to fill breach left by sanctions ban on underwriting vessels carrying crude exports priced...
  • Poor weather and power cuts bring Ukraine export hubs to a halt
    Compliance issues, poor weather and Russia's alleged efforts to slow activities has kept traffic far below the peak levels seen...
  • Shipping sectors face differing fortunes in year ahead
    While tanker markets will continue to firm, the containership sector could face further weakness, and dry bulk will probably end...
  • Hapag-Lloyd not concerned about large boxship newbuilding backlog
    Hapag-Lloyd will take advantage of downturn in container markets to conclude its vessel efficiency retrofit programme as it takes delivery...
  • Charterers face rebuke for 'disappointing' CII clause pushback
    There should be a partnership between charterers and owners, but there isn't really, according to an owner
  • China eases Covid rules at ports
    Crew changeovers in China are expected to become easier although some significant barriers remain in place
  • DSME exceeds annual newbuilding sales target
    South Korean rival Samsung Heavy Industries also enjoys strong sales this year, boosted by liquefied natural gas carrier newbuilding orders
  • Oman's Asyad Shipping opens Singapore office
    Asyad Shipping operates a diversified fleet of more than 70 vessels with a total capacity of 8m dwt, including VLCCs...
  • Daily Briefing
    Søren Skou's timing is spot on to step down | Ukraine rails against Russia at IMO | What has changed...
  • FMC seeks extended powers to block deals between lines and terminals
    Under current laws, the Federal Maritime Commission must file an action with the courts to block an anti-competitive agreement from...
  • Port of Felixstowe agrees 2023 pay deal
    The prospect of more strikes at the port of Felixstowe appear to have been averted after Unite union workers voted...
  • Saverys reaches merger-blocking 25% stake in Euronav
    The Saverys family now have sufficient shareholder control to block a full merger between Euronav and Frontline, and while both...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
DECEMBER 13, 2022
  • US truckload costs to fall until late 2023: 3PLs
    Falling spot truckload rates may hit bottom in the first quarter of 2023, followed by contract rates later in the year, if forecasts from third-party brokers hold true.
  • Ports America, MSC to invest $800 million in proposed New Orleans terminal
    The largest US terminal operator and biggest carrier on US ocean trades are putting their weight behind a mega terminal in New Orleans through a public-private partnership with the state of Louisiana.
  • US intermodal shippers weigh spot vs. contract option heading into 2023
    Domestic intermodal shippers are paying less on the spot market than under contracts in several key outbound West Coast lanes, but riding the spot market deep into 2023 is a gamble that may or may not pay off.
  • Felixstowe pay deals end months of labor action
    Dockworkers at Felixstowe have agreed to pay deals covering this year and next, closing the door on a campaign of industrial action at the UK port that began over the summer.

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TradeWinds web site
DECEMBER 13, 2022
  • Eagle Bulk names new finance chief as Frank De Costanzo steps down
    Chief strategy officer Costa Tsoutsoplides to step into CFO chair at Connecticut bulker owner
  • MPC Container Ships bags $77m from sales and early charter redeliveries
    US liner operator Pasha coughs up to redeliver MPCC boxships two years ahead of schedule
  • 'Here we are once again': Marshall Islands disappointed that IMO won't adopt zero-carbon goal now
    Island nation and leading flag state has been urging the IMO to see the urgency of climate change since 2015, official says
  • Best of the rest in shipping's carbon grades sees gainers and fallers
    Maersk, Swire, Evergreen and Wan Hai all improve their Carbon Disclosure Project ratings, but Royal Caribbean and Odfjell got lower grades and many others stood still
  • Room to run: Jefferies sees more gains for tanker owners despite 2022 run-up
    Ukraine disruption and historically low orderbook should propel listed owners like Scorpio Tankers and Frontline to further gains
  • Thenamaris piles up tanker sales amid shake-out of older fleet
    Major Greek player has divested a dozen tankers so far this year
  • Shippers becoming more willing to pay for net zero - but not much more
    Second survey by Boston Consulting Group shows cargo owners increasingly accept need to pay for green shipping and opportunities arising for first mover operators
  • Empire Bulkers chief engineer wins rare pollution victory in US
    Warlito Tan prevailed against prosecutors in a federal court despite his employer's guilty plea
  • Saudi giant Ajlan & Bros moves into shipowning with Bahri deal
    New joint venture will see tanker company managing new vessel fleet for industrial conglomerate
  • 'Can't be right': CII a headache for complex chemical carrier trades, Stolt Tankers says
    Stolt-Nielsen company wants reforms to IMO efficiency measure that it believes penalises sector
  • Don't go 'overboard' on box market correction, says Habben Jansen
    Bookings are picking up and volumes are rising, says Hapag-Lloyd boss
  • Dynagas LNG Partners eyes European FSRUs' business for its steam ships
    Company has pre-paid part of a loan to remove Russian lender from syndicate
  • NYK and K Line still only two shipping groups to get A grade on carbon action
    Japanese carriers are sole representatives getting top grades from 'gold standard environmental transparency' agency the Carbon Disclosure Project
  • IMO searches for new secretary general to replace Kitack Lim
    Council meeting agrees electoral process to appoint a new leader at shipping regulator in 2024
  • Louis Dreyfus plans FRESH hydrogen storage vessel for 2025
    French group working with Korean Register to develop green fuel concept
  • Bosphorus P&I impasse resolved, allowing tankers to pass through strait
    Turkish authorities confirm compromise has been found over additional assurances
  • World first: yards to quote on Provaris hydrogen carriers after ABS approval
    Clarksons brought in to identify suitable shipbuilders for new compressed gas ships
  • MPs criticise UK oil price cap body for poor performance
    Sanctions investigators have imposed financial penalties in just 1% of cases where a breach has been reported
  • Tanker sting: world facing acute diesel shortage but will China boost exports?
    Product carrier demand could be hit if major producer chooses to keep more fuel to itself
  • International Group warns owners over Russian pollution costs
    Multiple ship-to-ship transfers could become common to hide source of Russian oil
  • ENI's Coral FLNG offloads a first full cargo into BP LNG carrier
    Mozambique floater starts to gear up its operations one month after initial part cargo export
  • US challenges the IMO to take a hard line on carbon goals
    Governments are moving toward an agreement on a new decarbonisation target, but splits remain
  • Libya lifts production force majeure in potential boost for crude tankers
    Exports could rise as government tries to lure back international oil companies
  • BW Group drops below 50% control of BWEK as J Lauritzen adds shares
    Danish shipping investor increases LPG carrier exposure after selling out of Gram Car Carriers
  • Maran Gas Maritime eyes up pair of LNG carrier options at DSME
    Signs are that Greek owner is poised to swoop on berths at favoured shipbuilder
  • Stamford Shipping buying two MR2 tankers from Ethiopian Shipping
    Purchases will boost the number of MR2s bought this year by the Singapore-based shipowner to six
  • Stamford Shipping is buying two MR2 tankers from Ethiopian Shipping
    Purchases will boost the number of MR2s bought this year by the Singapore-based shipowner to six
  • Spanish yard wins $64m contract for hybrid tender vessel from UK's NLB
    General lighthouse authority for Scotland and the Isle of Man describes its newbuilding as a 'step change'
  • Belgian block: Saverys family reaches key 25% Euronav stake in merger war
    With merger in peril, other forms of combining two huge owners are still in play as consolidation drama continues
  • Road accident kills four Maine Maritime Academy students
    Three students are also injured after Range Rover hits tree and bursts into flames

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American Shipper web site
DECEMBER 13, 2022
  • DHL Express opens new freighter route to Dominican Republic
    DHL Express is responding to demand for e-commerce with the addition of a new cargo route - this time to the Dominican Republic.
  • Volume decline gives Port of Savannah operators a breather
    The Georgia Ports Authority last month handled 464,883 twenty-foot equivalent units, a decline of 6.2% from the 494,699 TEUs moved in November 2021.
  • Q&A: CargoX COO sees TradeLens' failure as learning opportunity
    Blockchain technology provider CargoX believes skeptics shouldn't be bystanders in the creation of global shipping data standards.
  • Freightos unit adds digital booking for North America LTL freight
    7L Freight is making truck procurement more convenient for logistics companies by combining dynamic rate management with electronic booking.

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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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Arrival ports by:
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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
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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
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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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