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December 15, 2022

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Exim India web site
DECEMBER 15, 2022
  • Khalifa Port expansion inaugurated
  • Global container export volumes settling to a new normal: Report
  • CONCOR transports bulk cement in containers
  • Chabahar port set to be a key gateway
  • Poultry industry calls for restrictions on corn export
  • GST Council to discuss decriminalisation of offences
  • India's share in world toy trade improves, turns net exporter
  • Bahri signs joint venture agreement with Ajlan & Bros Holding
  • Carrier profitability boom seen on the wane

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International Transport Journal web site
DECEMBER 15, 2022
  • Bringing it all together for a project

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The Loadstar web site
DECEMBER 14, 2022
  • Diverting box ships will push up GHG emissions
  • Costco bites the early off-hire bullet amid demand slump and tumbling rates
  • Cathay Pacific November volumes dip, but better days are on the radar
  • Whack, whack whack: it's my winter almanac
  • The electronic waybill will be saved by interoperability, not monopoly
  • Fleet-building HMM set to order nine methanol-powered 8,000 teu ships
  • FedEx LTL consolidation service will make returning retail goods easier

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Marine Log web site
DECEMBER 14, 2022
  • Saab firms up Polish contract for two "spy ships"
    Saab has now firmed up a contract signed in November with the Polish Ministry of Defense's procurement authority Armament Agency for the design, production and support of two signals intelligence (SIGINT) ships
  • BV and ThorCon join forces to develop MSR nuclear power barge
    While molten salt reactors have been proposed as offering a future option for marine nuclear propulsion, that seems yet a while away and an earlier application of the technology could well be
  • Royal Caribbean commits to Finnish shipbuilding innovation and sustainability
    Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) has signed a maritime declaration with the Finnish government, represented by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment (MEAE) and shipbuilder Meyer Turku Oy that aims to

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Container News web site
DECEMBER 14, 2022
  • Ningbo Zhoushan Port announces new project launch amid container milestone
    The ceremony of the start of construction of Xuancheng International Land Port Project of Ningbo Zhoushan Port and the breakthrough of 10,000 boxes of sea-rail combined transportation between Xuancheng and Ningbo Zhoushan Port was held on 9 December. Kong Xiaohong, secretary of the Xuancheng City Party Committee, attended the ceremony and announced the start of the project and the departure of th
  • New project launches for hydrogen transportation from Scotland to Rotterdam
    The Net Zero Technology Centre and ERM have announced the launch of the Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) for Hydrogen Transport from Scotland (LHyTS) project, which is expected to play a key role in the export of hydrogen from Scotland to Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The LHyTS project seeks to demonstrate that LOHC, in the form of methylcyclohexane (MCH), can be successfully transported at
  • Marinfloc supports major methanol fuel boxship project in South Korea
    Marinfloc has started delivery of their combined EGR bleed-off and Bilge water separators for a major South Korean newbuilding project. To date, three of a total of twelve shipments for the 16,200 TEU methanol-powered vessels have been sent. ABS, Lloyds, DNV and MAN Energy Solutions have approved Marinfloc's innovative solution, which also complies with MEPC.107(49) and MEPC.307(73). According to
  • Baltic Exchange Council announces new chairman
    Lord Jeffrey Mountevans has been appointed chairman of the Baltic Exchange Council with effect from 1 January 2023, succeeding Denis Petropoulos, who has held the position since June 2019. A former Lord Mayor of London (2015/2016) and ex-Clarksons shipbroker, Lord Mountevans is an elected hereditary cross-bench member of the House of Lords where he plays an active role on maritime, defence and Re
  • Saudi Ports see higher TEU volumes in November
    Containerised cargo across Saudi ports has maintained its upward swing during November, growing by 8.3% to 631,165 TEUs from 582,783 TEUs in the same month last year. The results come amid active steps taken by the Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) to develop the national maritime sector, optimise and automate its operations, streamline processes, boost value-driven partnerships with the private sec
  • Evergreen, Shreyas jumpstart boxship scrapping
    Taiwan's Evergreen Marine Corporation and Shreyas Shipping & Logistics were among the ship owners which accounted for three boxship demolition sales last week, joining what appears to be the start of a recycling trend for container vessels. Ship recycling is known to have an inverse relationship with the freight market-scrapping rises when freight demand weakens. Few boxships were scrapped when f
  • Container volumes fall at Georgia Ports
    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) reported 464,883 TEUs in November, which represents a decrease of 6.2% or 30,866 TEUs compared to the same month last year. "Container trade at US ports is returning to a more sustainable growth pattern, which is a positive development for the logistics industry," commented GPA executive director, Griff Lynch, who added, "Along with the addition of more than 1 mi
  • How to Improve Efficiency in Air Cargo Logistics
    The air cargo sector is constantly faced with new challenges. The growth of e-commerce, global trade decline, technological changes, rapid industry growth, insufficient airports to handle increasing demand, price wars, fuel consumption, and emissions are some of the industry's pressing difficulties, causing air freight hikes . Others may include package delivery growth, poor infrastructure, stric
  • State of Louisiana, Port NOLA, TiL and Ports America enter mega partnership for new box terminal
    The state of Louisiana, the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA), North American terminal operator Ports America and MSC's terminal arm Terminal Investment Limited (TiL) have formed a strong partnership to build a US$1.8 billion container facility on the Lower Mississippi River. The new Louisiana International Terminal (LIT) in St. Bernard Parish will be able to serve vessels of all sizes, increasing
  • Maersk supports flood relief efforts in Pakistan
    The unprecedented floods that hit Pakistan during this year's monsoon left devastation and victims in desperate need of immediate aid relief. Danish shipping company Maersk supported various important relief projects across the country in collaboration with NGOs and Danish government entities. "Living our purpose of improving life for all by integrating the world, our relentless commitment to our

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Splash web site
DECEMBER 14, 2022
  • Noble scores $50m North Sea jackup deal with BP
    Noble has sealed a deal with BP to provide the ultra-harsh environment jackup rig for drilling and plugging and abandonment services in the UK sector of the North Sea. The contract for the 2003-built rig formerly known as Maersk Innovator is expected to start in May 2023, with a firm duration of one year. The ...
  • DOF loses all board seats to rebel shareholders
    Rebel shareholders have dealt another major blow to Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF by replacing its entire board of directors. A large group of minority investors who revolted against the Oslo-listed company's restructuring plan voted out DOF's four directors, Hans Olav Lindal, Marianne Møgster, Kathryn M. Baker and Harald Thorstein, and installed five of their ...
  • Lord Jeffrey Mountevans named new chairman of the Baltic Exchange Council
    Lord Jeffrey Mountevans has been appointed chairman of the Baltic Exchange Council, the organisation's governing body. Effective January 1, 2023, former Lord Mayor of London and Clarksons shipbroker will take over from Denis Petropoulos, who has held the position since June 2019. The cross-bench member of the House of Lords was Lord Mayor of London ...
  • Scorpio Tankers takes back another six ships
    Monaco-headquartered Scorpio Tankers has exercised options to buy back six MR product tankers from China's CMB Financial Leasing. The 2014-built STI Battery, STI Milwaukee and the 2015-built STI Tribeca, STI Bronx, STI Manhattan and STI Seneca were part of a sale and leaseback deal the New York-listed company agreed in 2018. Scorpio Tankers had an ...
  • Conoship "future-proof" vessel design pushes ahead
    Construction of the first of a series of "future-proof," environmentally friendly general cargo vessels developed by Dutch design and engineering company Conoship International Projects (CIP) started at Gelibolu Shipyard in Turkey. The diesel-electric, future fuels-ready 3,600 dwt vessel is suited for sea-river operations and set for wind-assisted propulsion by two Econowind VentiFoils, which cou
  • Volstad Maritime signs up for more OCV battery retrofits
    Norwegian vessel owner and operator Volstad Maritime is retrofitting more of its offshore construction vessels to battery hybrids. The Aalesund-headquartered company has contracted HAV Group's subsidiary Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to deliver the battery pack and associated control system for the 2015-built OCV Grand Canyon II one month after it earmarked the sister vessel Grand ...
  • Penta-Ocean firms up Japanese wind farm deal
    Japanese marine contractor Penta-Ocean Construction has secured a contract for the construction of turbine foundations and marine civil engineering works for the country's 220 MW offshore wind farm project. The Kitakyushu Hibikinada offshore wind project, being developed by Hibiki Wind Energy, will feature 25 9.6MW turbines. The project within the port area of the Hibikinada ...
  • 'Massive wave' of containership scrapping forecast
    With the first significant amount of boxships being put up for recycling as the container market sinks to pre-covid levels, analysts are anticipating a significant swathe of vintage tonnage to be torched in the coming weeks and months. Wan Hai Lines of Taiwan has put 10 small boxships up for recycling and there are reports ...
  • CII's shortfalls laid bare
    The shortfalls of the incoming Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) as seen through the lens of dry bulk, tanker and containership operators forms the lead in the December issue of Splash Extra. There's just 18 days to go until the phase-in of the IMO's most controversial legislation since the global sulphur cap, and the volume of ...
  • Scotland's INTOG offshore wind leasing round attracts 19 bids
    Crown Estate Scotland has received a total of 19 applications for its flagship offshore wind leasing process intended to reduce UK North Sea emissions and boost innovation. Under the Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing, which is separate from the ScotWind leasing round for commercial-scale wind projects in Scottish waters, developers applied for ...
  • IMO seeks successor to Kitack Lim
    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has set in motion the process to elect a successor to Kitack Lim as secretary-general. Under recently published guidelines applications for candidates for the top posting at the United Nations body must be submitted by the end of March next year, with the election then taking place in July with ...
  • Turkey fixes tanker insurance standoff
    Turkey claims to have resolved its tanker insurance impasse, which had seen a slew of ships tied up in its waters at the start of the month. From December 1, Turkey had demanded ships transiting its waters carry an insurance letter, something the International Group of P&I Clubs baulked at over fears they might be ...
  • Saverys calls on Euronav board to terminate combination agreement with Frontline
    The Saverys family have come out arguing today that a proposed combination between tanker giants Frontline and Euronav would be "unworkable and value-destructive". Having now built up a 25% stake in Euronav - enough to block a full-on merger with John Fredriksen's Frontline - Alexander Saverys, the CEO of Compangie Maritime Belge (CMB), has now ...
  • Bahri forms JV with local clothes producer
    Saudi clothes giant Ajlan & Bros Holding has entered the shipowning business in a joint venture tie-up with the nation's top shipping line, Bahri. The memorandum of understanding signed paves the way for the formation of a new joint venture company which will specialise in owning, operating, and managing various models of vessels, Bahri stated ...
  • AD Ports to develop giant $6bn port in Sudan
    Sudan signed on Tuesday an initial $6bn deal led by United Arab Emirates' AD Ports Group and Invictus Investment to build a huge new Red Sea port and economic zone. The Abu Amama port will be built north of the existing key hub of Port Sudan. Under a new heads of terms agreement with the ...
  • Fredriksen's Northern Ocean raises $45m to reactivate drilling rig for new contract with TotalEnergies
    John Fredriksen-controlled Northern Ocean, a semisub rig spin-off of Northern Drilling, has raised $45m via a private placement to fund the reactivation costs of the 2018-built for a new multi-country drilling contract with TotalEnergies. The rig has been booked for work outside of the Norwegian Continental Shelf on a drilling programme initially commencing in Namibia. ...
  • Saudi fund picks up stake in GIP's offshore wind developer Skyborn
    Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has snapped up a slice of Global Infrastructure Partners' (GIP) offshore wind developer Skyborn Renewables, setting its sights on more clean energy developments. Skyborn has an offshore wind portfolio with a capacity of more than 7 GW with five operating and under-construction projects in Germany, France and Taiwan as ...
  • CII criticism mounts across all shipping sectors
    With 18 days to go until the the phase-in of the International Maritime Organization's Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) regulation, the stinging criticism it is attracting from across the shipping sector has strong echoes of the weeks running up to IMO2020, the global sulphur cap. The CII, along with the Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI), ...
  • My new year's resolutions for shipping
    It's that time of the year where we mull new year's resolutions. If I were to be so bold to make a couple for the shipping industry as a whole, I'd start and finish with the environment. Forget the International Maritime Organization (IMO), shipping players in 2023 should get on with their own decarbonisation plans ...
  • December 2022 Review
    Three new rules came into effect this month designed to put pressure on Russian oil exports - the main upshot to date has been to create a tanker logjam around the Bosporus and the Dardanelles. The $60 Russian oil price cap and the European ban on Russian seaborne crude kicked in on December 5, but ...
  • 2022 Annual Review
    The world energy seaborne map changed dramatically following Russia's decision to invade Ukraine on February 24. Rates for tankers and LNG carriers soared as the West sought alternate supplies and Russia ramped commodity sales to more distant clients in Asia. Grain shipments out of the Black Sea also became a top political issue. European Union ...
  • A very merry Christmas for product tanker owners
    Oil prices continue to trend downwards. Brent ended November at $86.97 and then lost ten bucks in a week, before recovering 67 cents to land at $76.82 on December 9. WTI ended November at $80.55, rose to $81.22 on December 1 but then slid without stopping to $71.58 on December 9. This was the biggest ...
  • The link between the strength of the US dollar and the Baltic Dry Index
    At the end of November, we suggested that only a strong December can prevent a rotten year for the Baltic Dry Index. The freight market gods must have listened, as the BDI has put on a few points in December to date, rising from an average of 1,299 for November to 1,353 for the first ...
  • The container nightmare before Christmas
    When the liner companies warned last month about weaker demand, they weren't kidding. Liner company data aggregator, Container Trade Statistics, reported in early December data for October which showed a 3% monthly increase in container lifts to 13.96m teu but an 8% annual fall, following year-on-year falls of 7% for September and 5% for August. ...
  • Trading house files complaint with US FMC against MSC
    CCMA, LLC, an independent, New York-based trading house focused on metals, alloys and other raw materials, has filed a complaint with the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) against Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. and Mediterranean Shipping Company (USA) Inc. CCMA's complaint resulted from MSC's transportation of ten 20-foot containers loaded with high-carbon ferrochrome in October 2021 ...
  • BOEM issues environmental impact statements for two proposed wind projects off Atlantic coast
    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) this week published two draft environmental impact statements (EISs) for offshore wind projects: the Coastal Virginia Wind (CVOW) project and the Sunrise Wind project. BOEM is seeking public input on the statements. The notice of availability for the draft EISs will be published in the Federal Register ...

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Lloyd's List web site
DECEMBER 14, 2022
  • No support at IMO for ending Arctic heavy fuel oil ban exemptions
    Nearly three quarters of the HFO-fuelled fleet in 2019 would be able to continue to use HFO until July 2029...
  • Scorpio sees rates reaching 'extraordinary, outstanding' levels
    Rates have beaten expectations as cold weather arrives and seaborne exports of refined products reach record levels. More increases in...
  • Panama and Kenya enter race for top job at IMO
    Panama's Arsenio Dominguez and Nancy Karigithu, from Kenya, announce candidacy for IMO secretary general
  • Russia prepares shift to long-haul product trades as oil demand remains resilient
    Almost half of Russian oil exports were destined for Europe in the first two months of the year. This figure...
  • ITF calls for global carbon pricing for shipping
    Advocates for carbon pricing argue it could make shipping more efficient, spur a transition to zero-carbon fuels and potentially reduce demand...
  • Baltic Exchange names Lord Mountevans as chairman
    Lord Mountevans takes the helm at the Baltic's governing council with a pledge to help steer the exchange through a...
  • Containers: Life after the goldrush
    As congestion eases, container carriers will need to address how to manage the vast amounts of tonnage ordered during the...
  • Boxships on Europe-Asia trade rerouted to avoid Suez Canal fees
    Diversion around southern Africa adds between nine and 14 days to transit times, but this saves carriers big money in...
  • Bosporus letter of guarantee looks like victory for International Group
    Text resolves dispute that at one stage saw two dozen tankers in tailback
  • Repair yards expected to embrace a busier and greener 2023
    Uptake of cleaner technologies is picking up. But there are concerns about whether there can be a level playing field...
  • All eyes on Fredriksen as Saverys family seek control of Euronav
    Alexander Saverys has urged Euronav shareholders to avoid 'total mayhem' by ripping up the proposed combination of Euronav and Frontline...
  • Marfin set to relinquish control of Attica in bond payback move
    Marfin Investment Group has accepted an approach from bondholder Strix Holdings to take over its 79.4% interest in Attica Group
  • MSC and Ports America join New Orleans terminal project
    MSC's Terminal Investment Ltd and Ports America are set to invest $800m in the project. They will operate the terminal after...
  • UN says trade slowdown expected to worsen in 2023
    Potential upsides include improvements in the logistics of global trade. Ports and shipping companies should be well-adjusted to any challenges...
  • Bunker sales in Singapore hit 22-month high
    Singapore's bunker prices in November were relatively cheaper when compared with Zhoushan
  • Daily Briefing
    IMO again fails to make progress on tougher emissions targets | P&I clubs make concessions to settle Bosporus standoff |...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
DECEMBER 14, 2022
  • Wilmington looks to showcase potential for East Coast container trade
    North Carolina is looking to increase cargo flow at the Port of Wilmington, and recent announcements touting new distribution centers suggest others agree that the potential for growth exists.
  • Pilot project shows interoperability of eBL products
    The test was meant to demonstrate that different electronic bills of lading products can be used by various parties involved in the movement of a container, alleviating a nagging concern in the nascent evolution of eBLs.
  • Coming capacity injection clouds trans-Atlantic rate picture
    The trans-Atlantic is the "last trade standing" with rate levels still elevated, but that may soon change as carriers move ships from the rapidly weakening trades out of Asia to Europe-US routes.
  • Industry urges FMC to streamline free-time billing in OSRA-linked rulemaking
    The US Federal Maritime Commission is poring over feedback about detention and demurrage billing practices from more than 100 industry stakeholders as the agency seeks to implement a key provision of OSRA-22.

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TradeWinds web site
DECEMBER 14, 2022
  • 'Bugbee Claus' checks his list of naughty and nice as analysts unwrap new price targets
    Scorpio Tankers is on a roll with latest fixtures topping $100,000 per day and stock up 330% on the year
  • Can Europe secure enough LNG to feed its new FSRUs? Poten asks
    Region is set to remain tight on gas supply for next few years, consultant says
  • Bureau Veritas to work with ThorCon on molten salt nuclear power barge
    Class society teams up with reactor developer on 500-MW floating power plant for Indonesia
  • Green Seas: Scrubbers face questions as sulphur cap approaches three-year mark
    Dutch delegation to IMO raises concerns over crew familiarity, while environmental groups seek total ban
  • Scorpio buying more leased MR tankers as rates soar past estimates
    Owner also reveals new charter and refinancing in latest update
  • Lord Mountevans to be next chair of Baltic Exchange
    Former Clarksons broker and Lord Mayor of London pledges to ensure members' needs are met as exchange grapples with change
  • Greece's Westport Tankers pulls off impressive older vessel asset play
    Barely two years after its establishment, a Greek tanker company earns big in the S&P market
  • All bets off for DOF as rebel shareholders move in after second shock vote
    Investor group puts new board in place, calling into question $2.25bn court-led reconstruction process
  • Alexander Saverys: 'Let's abandon this madness and sit around the table'
    CMB boss says everyone knows Euronav-Frontline combination plan is 'a mess', with compromise the only way forward
  • US claims Russian oil price cap 'working as planned'
    Analysts say there has been no major disruption to Russian crude exports since the start of scheme and the European import ban on 5 December
  • DNV maritime head puts faith in learning from CII and green corridors
    Class society's shipping chief Knut Orbeck-Nilssen believes Carbon Intensity Indicator regulations are a start at making operational cuts to emissions
  • South Korea urged to be more proactive on decarbonisation
    Joint public and private investment in zero-carbon fuels and green corridors are required, says report
  • Freight derivatives: Norden puts faith in algorithms to 'make money in any kind of market'
    Owner-operator expects derivatives trading to be a 'substantial' stream of revenue in the future
  • D-Day for DOF as rebel shareholders try to oust board in high-stakes vote
    Bjarte Bronmo wants to install new directors to avoid investor wipe-out in restructuring
  • 'Scrapped' bulkers resurrected for Russian coal trades, Wobensmith says
    Genco boss claims older vessels are moving cargoes into China and India
  • Seaspan returns to bondholders with 'best and final' amendment offer
    World's biggest tonnage provider trying to avoid having to buy back $300m series due in 2026
  • CMB's Alexander Saverys urges Euronav to terminate 'unworkable and destructive' Frontline tie-up
    CMB boss takes Hugo De Stoop to task for calling Euronav shareholding 'a gilded prison'
  • 'Is CII perfect? No, but let's give it a go,' Bo Cerup-Simonsen says
    Zero Carbon Centre boss believes much-maligned measure could become very powerful
  • Bondholder proposes $472m takeover of Greek ferry giant Attica Holdings
    Strix Holdings offers debt for equity swap deal for Marfin's 79% stake in Greece's largest ferry company
  • Dan-Bunkering seizes Chinese-owned livestock carrier in Australia
    Yangtze Fortune becomes second Accord-managed livestock carrier in the custody of an admiralty sheriff
  • Bondholder proposes $472m take over of Greek ferry giant Attica Holdings
    Strix Holdings offers debt for equity swap deal for Marfin's 79% stake in Greece's largest ferry company
  • Dubai newcomer Teodor Shipping linked to move into VLCC shipping
    Middle East company only became a shipowner in October, databases suggest
  • China United Lines digs deep to terminate expensive container ship charters
  • Container line will pay $67m for early end to agreement with compatriot Antong.

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American Shipper web site
DECEMBER 14, 2022
  • LA/LB imports drop double digits; slump predicted through spring
    Containerized imports to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have now fallen well below pre-COVID levels.
  • Louisiana International Terminal project receives $800M investment
    The Port of New Orleans has received $800 million from two major trade operators toward a planned $1.8 billion container facility.
  • Geodis launches air zone skipping for US firms shipping to Canada
    Geodis is now offering U.S.-based e-commerce companies air zone skipping service to Canada.

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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
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
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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