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Exim Indiaweb site
OCTOBER 18, 2022
  • PM Gati Shakti an infrastructural game changer: Maharashtra Ports Minister Dadaji Bhuse
  • Transworld Group & Messina Line achieve historic loading performance at Adani Terminal, Mundra
  • BOFBA deliberates on key issues at 67th Annual General Meeting
  • Updated berthing policy & tariff structure at Mundra
  • India's first aluminum freight rake launched
  • CMA CGM Overweight Surcharge on Asia & India East Coast to Nigeria trade
  • Global piracy & armed robbery slump, but concerns remain in certain pockets
  • OUR PORTS THIS WEEK
  • PIL implements first electronic Bill of Lading, for company based in India
  • Centre plans to take over State Highways with high traffic density, develop 4 or 6 lane highways & then recover investments through toll collection within 12-13 years: Nitin Gadkari
  • MOL joins consortium to utilise digital technology for reducing CO2 emissions from vessels
  • Indian Register of Shipping expands footprint in South-East Asia with RO authorisation from Philippines maritime flag administration
  • HAROPA PORT Le Havre welcomes Finnlines' first hybrid RoRo vessel
  • CMA CGM to launch AMERICAS XL, a new service between US East Coast & West Coast South America
  • MSC connects Abidjan, hinterland West Africa directly with Far East
  • Rotterdam & Gothenburg ports to launch Green Corridor
  • Big Lock chamber out of operation at Kiel Canal
  • India world's second largest sugar exporter
  • Haldia berth cranes out of commission
  • Aiming to commission Vizhinjam port by next year: Minister
  • Indian economy seen among fastest growing: RBI

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International Transport Journalweb site
OCTOBER 18, 2022
  • Italy stays on the move
  • Jacobs to manage new Bolloré vertical
  • More capacity between Germany, Sweden and Finland
  • MSC keeping up the pace
  • Severe downturn for cargo traffic in Hong Kong
  • Hamburg's smart trucks to blaze the trail
  • Consolidation centre in Ethiopia goes live
  • Dachser: Andreas Fritsch to head German business
  • Transfer of Vopak agencies imminent
  • Wabtec wins major services contract
  • E-Ceva for Decathlon in Thailand
  • A message from Accra to Africa
  • Deutsche Aircraft picks Nico Neumann
  • Ecology-driven loans for newbuilds
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Hydrogen vans in UK certified
  • Anthony Ciobanu joins Chapman Freeborn
  • Forty conversion orders for Mammoth Freighters
  • Network welcomes new member
  • Avianca Cargo makes a first in the Americas

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The Loadstarweb site
OCTOBER 17, 2022
  • Transnet unions reject new offer and South African port delays lengthen
  • MPV operators under the cosh as ocean carrier radar turns on their cargo again
  • Market Insight: Think Brad Jacobs leading FedEx - 'Stretched. But...'
  • Bottlenecks at North Europe deepsea ports the real cause of barge delays
  • Shipping lines seek to reverse South Korean fines for collusion over rates
  • Supply chain radar: Hey mate, heard about Hino-gate? It's a scandal
  • Tepid Amazon US Prime event deepens industry pessimism for Xmas shopping
  • Snapshot: Bull turns into bear on XPO Logistics - big downgrade comes
  • OceanX radar: Doom & gloom at the IMF; China's new plan; Bought in the US of A
  • Shipping lines show 'no compassion' over D&D fees during floods in Australia
  • MSC Air Cargo appoints Anders Matikka to head operations and compliance
  • Air Charter Service appoints Brian Rodriquez as president Miami

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Marine Logweb site
OCTOBER 17, 2022
  • Equinor appoints new president of U.S. offshore wind business
    Molly Morris will serve as the new president of Equinor Wind US, effective January 1, 2023, succeeding Siri Espedal Kindem, who will take on a new opportunity within Equinor. Morris joined Equinor
  • DEME selects Seaqualize heave compensation solution for Vineyard Wind 1 installation
    DEME Offshore US LLC is to use a new heave-compensated offshore lifting solution on its contract to install the wind turbines for the first large-scale offshore wind installation in the U.S., Vineyard
  • SAAM orders two all-electric tugs for Vancouver operations
    SAAM Towage has reached an agreement that will see Turkey's Sanmar Shipyards build two Robert Allan Ltd designed ElectRA 2300 SX battery electric tugs. They will operate at the Neptune Terminals bulk
  • Mayorkas approves a second Puerto Rico Jones Act waiver
    Despite the outrage expressed by U.S. maritime interests over his earlier issue of a "temporary and targeted" Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas approved another such

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Container Newsweb site
OCTOBER 17, 2022
  • Wheat laden vessel reaches Chittagong from Russia after 8.5 months
    A wheat-laden vessel reached Chittagong port from Russia on 13 October for the first time after Moscow began a war with Kyiv in late February. Since the war broke out, imports from Russia to Bangladesh remained halted due to sanctions imposed by western nations and war-related risks. After sailing on 17 September from the port of Novorossiysk in Russia the vessel namely Sealuck II, a flag carrier
  • COSCO SHIPPING Ports boosts revenue and profit in 2022 first half
    COSCO SHIPPING Ports (CSP) has reported strong financial results in the first half of 2022, while the port/terminal operator's container volumes slightly increased in the same period. From January to June 2022, CSP raised its revenue and gross profit by 24.7% and 33.3% year-on-year (YoY), reaching US$704.6 million and US$197.7 million respectively. During the same period, profit attributable to e
  • Port of Antwerp-Bruges sees container traffic decline in 2022
    After the first nine months of 2022, container throughput at the Port of Antwerp-Bruges is down 8.8% in terms of tons and 5% in terms of TEUs compared to the same period last year. The decline is the result of the ongoing disruption of container logistics and the effects of the conflict in Ukraine, according to the port's announcement. "Containers are still not rotating sufficiently due to conges
  • Saudi Ports' TEU volumes increase in September
    Saudi ports record an increase in container throughput during September 2022, reaching a total of 657,420 TEUs which represents a 9.2% growth compared to the same month last year. Export boxes reached 266,654 TEUs with a 12.48% increase compared to September last year, import containers reached 203,000 TEUs with a 6.74% increase, while transshipment containers recorded an 8.59% increase to reach
  • 2M Alliance merges two services, suspends one in Asia to Pacific Northwest trade
    As 2M Alliance's TP1/Maple and TP9/Eagle services have been inconsistent in terms of departure frequency and extended transit times, according to 2M Alliance of Maersk and MSC, the two container giants have decided to merge them into an updated TP1/Maple line. The first sailing of the new consolidated TP1/Maple service will be on 28 October and will begin from the port of Xiamen with the followin
  • Hamburg to deploy feeders on intra-terminal container transfers to reduce road congestion
    Feeder ships are expected to be used for container transfers between the major box terminals in the port of Hamburg in Germany from 1 November with the aim to reduce the number of truck journeys between the terminals, shorten waiting times and decrease CO2 emissions. Danish shipping firm Unifeeder, German software specialist DAKOSY and DIHLA DAKOSY Interessengemeinschaft Hamburger Linienagenten (
  • PIL donates around US$1.4 million to community and charitable causes in Singapore
    Pacific International Lines (PIL), on the occasion of its 55th anniversary, i s committing US$1.4 million (S$2 million) in financial contributions to community and charitable causes in Singapore. The donations were handed to the representatives of four organisations that received financial help, Chinese Development Assistance Council (CDAC), Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA), Yayas
  • MSC revises overweight surcharges for Indian export cargo
    Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC) has announced a new scale of overweight surcharges for Indian containers moving to Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. The Geneva-based liner has begun charging US$300 per 20-foot dry box from 1 October. The levy applies to standard containers weighing over 18 metric tons, excluding the tare weight of the equipment. "MSC has decided to implement a r
  • Major European box ports ink agreement for green corridor initiative
    The port authorities of Rotterdam and Gothenburg have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the realisation of a green corridor to support sustainable shipping between the two European ports. The agreement was signed in Gothenburg, Sweden on 13 October, during a Dutch state visit to Sweden which took place in parallel to the chainPORTS summit in Gothenburg. The MoU aims to further streng
  • Closed-loop management returns to Ningbo-Zhoushan amid new Covid-19 outbreak
    Ningbo-Zhoushan port has implemented closed-loop management and green channels to enable the movement of container trucks, after new Covid-19 outbreaks in the Beilun district, where the port is located in, resulted in a three-day lockdown that began on 14 October. However, the lockdown is expected to be extended as more infections have occurred. Authorities swung into action after a Covid-19 infe
  • Maersk announces port rotation changes on SAECS service
    Danish box line Maersk has decided to change the port rotation of the SAECS service aiming to improve efficiency and schedule reliability. The updated rotation of Maersk's SAECS service will be Port Elizabeth (South Africa) - Durban (South Africa) - Cape Town (South Africa) - Rotterdam (The Netherlands) - London Gateway (United Kingdom) - Bremerhaven (Germany) - Algeciras (Spain) - Port Elizabeth
  • Liverpool port dispute escalates, dockworkers to go on another two-week strike
    Nearly 600 Liverpool port workers will take two more weeks of strike action over pay and jobs from 24 October to 7 November, according to the British trade union, Unite. "Since the strikes at the docks began on 19 September, the workers have been subject to job threats despite plans to expand the port and untrue statements that they are being offered 10.2% by the company. The real offer is around
  • CMA CGM applies new overweight surcharge on Asia and India East Coast to Nigeria trade
    French container carrier CMA CGM will implement a new overweight surcharge (OWS) concerning dry cargo from Asia and Indian east coast ports to the port of Apapa in Nigeria. Effective tomorrow (18 October), CMA CGM will apply an OWS of US$250 per 20' dry container with a gross weight equal to or over 18 tons from North East Asia, South East Asia, China, Hong Kong SAR and India's east coast ports t

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Splashweb site
OCTOBER 17, 2022
  • The holy grail of ship management?
    Per Starup Sennicksen questions whether any manager is brave enough to offer clients a guaranteed opex. Sam Chambers recently wrote on LinkedIn: "The business model of ship management has been the same for nearly half a century - it will face some kind of disruption soon, delegates were told at our Maritime CEO Forum Singapore." ...
  • Transnet agrees wage deal with key labour union
    South Africa's ports and freight-rail operator Transnet has agreed a wage deal with its largest labour union, ending a strike that resulted in a major delay in commodities exports and millions in losses. "Transnet and the company's majority union United Transport and Allied Trade Union (UNTU) reached a three-year wage agreement today," the logistics group ...
  • Hav Group terminates Hoglund Marine Solutions takeover
    Norwegian maritime and marine technology provider Hav Group has called off the takeover of compatriot Høglund Marine Solutions, a provider of sustainable automation services and LNG fuel gas systems. A letter of intent was signed in June between the two parties for the acquisition, which HAV said was a strong strategic fit for its subsidiary ...
  • Himalaya Shipping fixes four more ships
    Oslo-listed Himalaya Shipping has struck another charter deal this month, fixing four of its newcastlemax dry bulk carriers currently under construction in China to Singapore's Koch Shipping. The Tor Olav Troim-backed owner said the ships will commence a 24-month charter in the second and third quarter of 2023, at an index-linked rate with a significant ...
  • Amasus signs for four multipuropse newbuilds
    Dutch shipowner Amasus Shipping has penned a deal with Handelskade Shipsales and Turkey's Bogazici Shipyard for the construction of a series of four open-top multipurpose (MPP) shortsea cargo ships. The Eems B-types have been engineered in collaboration with DEKC Maritime, classed by Lloyd's Register and are close to 90 m long with a 14 m ...
  • Rotterdam and Gothenburg sign green corridor deal
    The Port Authorities of Rotterdam and Gothenburg have signed a memorandum of understanding for the realisation of a green corridor to support sustainable shipping between the two ports. As part of the initiative, the ports will establish a common framework for cooperation to stimulate the use of new alternative fuels. The deal was signed in ...
  • Wärtsilä eyes Voyage business turnaround with Marine Power unit combination
    Finnish marine technology firm Wärtsilä has moved to turn around its Voyage business by integrating it into its Marine Power unit by year-end. The company said the move comes as the Voyage business has been "severely impacted" by the pandemic and recently the closure of its operations in Russia. Wärtsilä announced a complete halt to ...
  • Norwegian multi-turbine floating wind project presses ahead
    Norwegian startup, Wind Catching Systems has won a technology development grant of NOK22m ($2.1m) from government enterprise Enova to support the design, construction and testing of a wind turbine that the company plans to install in its floating multi-turbine structure called the Windcatcher. The Olso-based firm, owned by Ferd and North Energy, with backing from ...
  • LNG rates climb to $450,000 a day
    Spot rates for LNG carriers continue to soar to new highs. The Baltic Exchange has rates as high as $450,000 a day, while Spark Commodities reports fixtures in the Atlantic at $425,000 a day, with many analysts suggesting the half a million dollars a day mark could be reached this month. Average spot rates for ...
  • Maritime CEO Forum Monaco: A new attitude to shipmanagement
    Kicking off coverage of last week's Maritime CEO Forum held at the Monaco Yacht Club, Splash brings readers key takeaways from our wide-ranging debate on how the shipmanagement sector is set to undergo significant change in the coming decade. Featuring the heads of a number of the best known shipmanagers in the world, the panel ...
  • Transocean awarded semisub contract off Suriname
    New York-listed offshore drilling contractor Transocean has secured a one-well charter from TotalEnergies for the deployment of semisub rig off Suriname. The 2009-built rig is expected to start in January 2023 and work until March same year at $345,000 per day, excluding additional services. The deal includes two one-well options at a dayrate of $360,000 ...
  • Liverpool dockworkers to stage further two-week strike
    Hundreds of port workers at the Port of Liverpool, one of the UK's largest container ports, will stage two more weeks of strikes over pay and jobs. Nearly 600 dockworkers will walk out again from October 24 to November 7, after industrial action over recent weeks, the Unite union has said. Port owner Peel Holdings ...
  • Joakim Hannisdahl and Cleaves part ways
    Joakim Hannisdahl has parted ways with Cleaves Securities. Hannisdahl cited "irreconcilable differences" with his employer for the shock departure, with Cleaves telling investors a new team has been put in place to run the shipping fund, which Hannisdahl founded a year ago. "Matters have been disclosed and discussed," Cleaves Securities CEO Per Olav Karlsen wrote ...
  • Euronav banks $34.7m from selling its vintage ULCC
    Belgium-based tanker giant Euronav has sold its 2002-built ultra large crude carrier to undisclosed buyers. The New York and Brussels-listed owner said the Marshall Islands-flagged vessel will be delivered during the current quarter as debt-free and generate a capital gain of $34.7m. The 441,561 dwt ship, which was one of only four of such scale ...
  • LNG Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico
    The Biden administration approved another Jones Act waiver over the weekend to allow urgent supplies of LNG to be sent to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Fiona. This is the second waiver issued in three weeks as the island struggles to get its power grid back up and running after the huge storm ...
  • Equinor locks in platform supply ships
    Norway's Equinor has signed new agreements with five compatriot owners and operators for the long-term provision of six platform supply vessels to support its activities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. In addition to the earlier reported Eidesvik Offshore deal for the 2004-built PSV Viking Avant, the energy group has booked Island Offshore's 2012-built Island Crusader, ...
  • Prosafe emerges as frontrunner for Petrobras $73m flotel contract
    Offshore accommodation vessel owner Prosafe said it has submitted the most competitive offer in a bidding process for a 650-day firm period contract by Petrobras. The contract, worth $73m, equivalent to $112,500 per day, is subject to a formal clarification process during which Petrobras is under no formal obligation to conclude a contract and other ...
  • Pilbara leads Australian ammonia bunkering charge
    Lloyd's Register has been selected to undertake feasibility studies into using clean ammonia to refuel ships at ports in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The announcement follows the signing of a collaboration agreement in August between Yara Clean Ammonia and Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA). "Yara Clean Ammonia's ambitions in Australia will move the dial ...
  • Pacific Gas orders VLECs at Jiangnan
    In the gas carrier sector, Chinese owner Pacific Gas, part of Shandong Shipping, has ordered two firm 99,000 cu m ethane capable VLECs at Jiangnan Shipyard in China, according to Clarksons Research. The contract comes with options for two more ships. No price has been revealed for the vessels with the firm units due to ...
  • Rare suezmax resale concluded
    A rare suezmax resale has been recorded. Clarksons Research is reporting Unisea Shipping has sold a newbuild it had contracted Samsung Heavy Industries to build with Greece's Thenamaris paying $76m for the ship. "The sale illustrates the lack of liquidity in this segment, especially for modern ships, as it's the first transaction of note since ...
  • Sempra Infrastructure gets extension to build Texas Port Arthur LNG export plant
    The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved a request from Sempra Infrastructure for an extension to complete construction of a Port Arthur, Texas, liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant and pipelines. The extension gives the company more than an extra four years, moving the deadline from April 2024 to June 2028. When FERC ...
  • Rhode Island seeks proposals for 600 to 1,000 MW of offshore wind
    In July, Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee signed into law clean energy legislation that requires a market-competitive procurement for between 600 and 1,000 MW of newly developed offshore wind capacity. Rhode Island Energy, the primary utility company for the state, located on the US Atlantic Coast, has now issued a request for proposals to develop ...

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Lloyd's Listweb site
OCTOBER 17, 2022
  • Nakilat pledges secure energy transport as profit increases
    Nakilat chief executive says the company has diversified its fleet and improved operations in the shipyard to achieve sustainable and...
  • EU taxonomy rules sweep shipping into their wake
    Banks and shipowners must disclose alignment with EU emissions goals under the classification system for sustainable economic activities
  • Grain corridor to be expanded in renewal talks
    Representatives from the United Nations, Ukraine, Russia and Türkiye are meeting to discuss the future of the corridor while the...
  • IT departments do not equate to 'cyber-resilience'
    Innovation and digitalisation magnify the risks malicious actors pose, and experts say the industry appears ill-prepared to meet these challenges
  • Euronav sells aged ULCC for storage
    Ultra large crude carrier with 3m barrels capacity is currently in Malaysian anchorage, Lloyd's List Intelligence data shows
  • Wärtsilä's units merger shows digitalisation is struggling
    Finnish business has merged its Voyage division into Power. This is a mistake. What Wärtsilä Voyage needed was an education...
  • Wärtsilä merges voyage and power units to cut costs
    Company has not given up on smart shipping but concluded that Voyage could not compete as a standalone division, says...
  • The week in newbuildings: Tanker orders may replace boxship cancellations
    Shipbuilding berths committed to building post-panamax and sub-panamax containerships can be used to construct medium- and long-range tankers should the...
  • The week in charts: Russia's fleet finds new business | Boxship values drop 35% | Dry bulk spot rates stabilise
    China has increased imports of Russian coal by 19% this year, container spot rates continue downward trend and shipping rates...
  • Liner shipping carriers enter another price war
    The pace of decline in freight rates resembles the aggressive price competition between container shipping that triggered the collapse of...
  • Pilbara ports to pilot ammonia bunkering study
    The initiative will focus on the key factors needed to assess the potential uptake of ammonia bunkering
  • Global supply chain will be 'more challenging' in 2023
    Container rates will not go 'down the drain', despite supply returning to the market, as container lines have better capacity...
  • US approves LNG Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico
    Biden administration follows diesel waiver in September with an agreement to allow non-US-flagged vessels carrying LNG to call at hurricane-stricken...
  • Daily Briefing
    Smart sanctions must heed the law of unintended consequences | Russian fleet doubles down on trade with friendly countries |...

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
OCTOBER 17, 2022
  • Port of Charleston's harbor deepening nears completion
    The deepening of Charleston's harbor will enable the port to handle larger vessels that are carrying growing volumes of imports from Southeast Asia and the Indian Subcontinent to the US East Coast.
  • Charleston's harbor deepening nears completion
    The deepening of Charleston's harbor will enable the port to handle larger vessels that are carrying growing volumes of imports from Southeast Asia and the Indian Subcontinent to the US East Coast.
  • Deal partially ends South Africa dockworker strike
    The Transnet-UNTU agreement will put pressure on South Africa's second-largest dockworker union to agree to a deal after it rejected a proposal over the weekend.
  • MSC's orderbook signals brewing battle with 2M partner Maersk: analyst
    With MSC poised to further increase the size of its fleet, it could back out of the 2M Alliance to create its own standalone service network, leaving Maersk to search for new vessel-sharing partners, writes JOC analyst Lars Jensen.
  • Port congestion a drag on Antwerp-Bruges volume
    Europe's container imports from Asia have weakened, but hubs in the region are battling ongoing port congestion that is set to last into next year.
  • Heightened US oil production boosting Houston steel imports
    Breakbulk tonnage has risen at Port Houston's City Docks facility after the global oil price shock linked to the Russia-Ukraine war prompted an increase in active oil rigs in Texas.

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TradeWindsweb site
OCTOBER 17, 2022
  • Rates 'peak': Matson projects third-quarter earnings dip as pandemic rally winds down
    Income from its shipping operations and overall profit are projected to decline when results are announced in November
  • SAAM Towage strikes deal to operate Turkish-built electric tugs in Vancouver
    Sanmar Shipyards to build pair of emissions-free vessels to be operated at Neptune Terminals in British Columbia
  • US waives Jones Act again to allow shipment of US LNG to Puerto Rico
    Island's governor says barge will carry volumes from the Dominican Republic for the EcoElectrica power plant
  • Bulker futures bleed red as physical rates move sideways in 'uninspiring' Atlantic basin
    November contracts for capesize bulkers fell almost 12% on Monday
  • VLCC rates jump with scrubbers still earning big premium
    On Monday, a VLCC headed to China was fixed at nearly $87,000 per day and another more than $94,000 per day
  • German, Polish and Italian refineries could boost tonne miles, or end up bottlenecks
    Four refineries might have issues sourcing barrels once European Union sanctions kick in on 5 December
  • Himalaya Shipping fixes four more newcastlemaxes on long-term charters
    Six of the shipowner's 12 newbuildings have period employment lined up for when they are delivered
  • SCF insurance crisis 'scotched oil production in Russia's Far East'
    Reports suggest ExxonMobil refused to accept local insurance for Sovcomflot tankers following US-imposed sanctions
  • HAV Group scraps Hoglund Marine takeover after price spat
    Norwegian maritime technology groups had intended to merge this year
  • Fearnleys expands in London with tanker broker hire
    Himanshu Sharma joins the Norwegian broker in London as tanker markets heat up
  • Your ship's emissions may already be lower than you think, say tech disruptors
    Traditional methods of reporting greenhouse gases from ships overstate their true footprint, say technology platforms
  • Foresight close to VLGC deal as Mehrotra eyes 10-ship fleet
    Indian owner outlines bigger ambitions for gas shipping expansion
  • BP LNG carrier arrives at Eni's Coral-Sul FLNG unit ahead of first exports
    A long-awaited initial shipment from Mozambique floating production could take place before end of October
  • Bulk carrier S&P market fires on all cylinders amid flurry of deals
    Stable freight rates, inflation worries and individual owner strategies lead to a proliferation of transactions
  • Tanker values still have 'room to rise' in buzzing market
    One-year charter earnings suggest buyers will continue to bid up prices
  • Ukraine sanctions create a lucrative niche for Russian bunkerer
    Murmansk bunkerer Scadar expects a booming year after sanctions left it without Norwegian competitors
  • Grimaldi secures $68m in 'green' finance for ro-ro newbuild brace
    Italian lender Intesa Sanpaolo provides loans tied to ecological performance
  • Tanker newbuilding slots to remain tight at yards despite container ship woes
    Braemar says high cancellation costs will prevent many boxship projects being switched to tankers
  • Well-to-wake strategy is vital to stemming emissions - even from carbon-free fuels, says Bureau Veritas
    Alternative fuels may have a carbon-intensive supply chain or emit other greenhouse gases, report argues
  • Container shipping faces 'classic boom and bust' as rates plummet to pre-pandemic levels
    Ocean carriers may be powerless to stem the speed at which freight rates are falling
  • Nakilat's third-quarter profits climb as it vows to provide energy security
    Doha-listed LNG shipowner says it has been diversifying its portfolio and international outreach
  • Equinor secures tonnage with platform supply vessel charters worth $236m
    Norwegian oil major taps owners such as Eidesvik and Simon Mokster for North Sea supply ships
  • Seafarer dies as South Korean tanker sinks off Taiwan
    Kelsey 2 reported to have suffered water ingress en route from Hong Kong
  • Sean Fernback out in shake-up at Wartsila after Russian impairments
    Software business Voyage to be integrated into Marine Power operation
  • Hong Kong shipowner Wah Kwong celebrates 70 years with a party in London- home to its newest office
    Big turnout at capital's upmarket Berkeley hotel
  • John Fredriksen-controlled Seatankers sets benchmark price on LR2 tanker resale duo
    Navig8 named as buyer of two 2023-delivering, Chinese-built vessels
  • Aponte family fortune swelled to $100bn in container shipping boom, report claims
    Clan behind Mediterranean Shipping Co is now reportedly the richest in Switzerland
  • Euronav sells the world's biggest tanker for a fat $35m profit
    ULCC Europe sold for storage work as owner's fleet renewal continues
  • Public-private supply chain tie-ups will be key to unlocking green fuels
    All maritime stakeholders must work with governments, to prepare the global supply chain for the transition
  • VLCC speeds surge as tanker rates rise
    Signal Group report says tanker rates are poised to continue upwards despite signs of lower oil demand
  • Greece's Thenamaris linked to rare suezmax newbuilding resale
    Clarksons says deal illustrates the lack of liquidity in this segment
  • West Africa unlikely to fill void left by EU ban on Russian crude imports, says Poten
    Broker says new Nigerian refinery is also likely to restrict exports from the region

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American Shipperweb site
OCTOBER 17, 2022
  • Airbus markets specialized Beluga super freighter to outsiders
    Airbus is establishing a for-hire cargo airline using super-jumbo jets that previously hauled aircraft fuselages and tails for its own supply chain.

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Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
Singapore
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
Washington
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
Klaipeda
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Thiruvananthapuram
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
Rome
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
London
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
Shack
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
Hamburg
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
Ankara
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
Lugano
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
London
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
Brussels
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Papendrecht
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Brussels
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
Singapore
"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
Venice
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
Balboa
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.
Breed
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
Rome
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
Washington
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Rome
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Copenhagen
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
Genoa
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
Copenhagen
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
Athens
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%
Beijing
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
Genoa
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
Rome
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
Cagliari
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
Casablanca
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
Kallo
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Copenhagen
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.
Miami
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%
Bucharest
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Genoa
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%
Wiesbaden
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
Milan
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
August
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
Hilden
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Nola
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
Milan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Hvidovre
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Rome
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.
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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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
Singapore
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
Rome
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
Trieste
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
Hamburg
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%
Ravenna
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Milan
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Genoa
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Athens
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
Barcelona
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
Dalian
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
Hamilton
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
Milan
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Holzwickede
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Dénia
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
Genoa
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Amsterdam
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
Cagliari
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
Genoa
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
Genoa
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
Hamilton
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
Genoa
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
Reflights
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
PORTS
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
DATABASE
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
MEETINGS
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
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.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
PRESS REVIEW
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
(Bloomberg)
››› 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
Rostock
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
Genoa
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
Oslo
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
Hamburg
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
Trieste
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
Genoa
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
Rome
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
Genoa
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Rome
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Tokyo
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
Ravenna
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
Ravenna
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
Memphis
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
Genoa
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Ancona
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Rome
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
Tokyo
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Rome
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
Geneva
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
Marseille
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
Livorno
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
Montreal
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
Genoa
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
Trieste
Report on work in liguri ports
Genoa
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Arezzo
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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