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December 20, 2022

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Exim India web site
DECEMBER 20, 2022
  • HMM launches direct rail service ex ICD Tughlakabad to Kattupalli Port
  • Container shipping likely to witness rate war in 2023: Forecaster
  • Government highlights measures taken to boost exports
  • AD Ports Group signs two agreements with Kyrgyz Republic to promote trade with Central Asia
  • Port modernisation a key focus of Sagarmala
  • APM Terminals accelerates Truck Appointment System roll out
  • Chittagong Port's new instructions regarding cargo
  • Reduced draught results in declaration of Force Majeure at Karaikal Port
  • Commercial shipping market normalising, MSC CEO tells conference
  • "K" Line enters into long-term contracts with Northern Lights for two liquefied CO2 vessels; world's first full scale CCS project
  • PM Gati Shakti Projects
  • MOL selected for inclusion in Dow Jones Sustainability Asia/Pacific Index
  • PIL launches new South China Philippines (SCP) service
  • CMA CGM to upgrade Zanzibar Feeder service
  • MSC launches two new dedicated Intra-Asia services
  • DNV awards first blockchain Statement of Fact to Samsung Heavy Industries
  • India imported 46.14 lt of urea in Apr.-Nov.: Minister
  • GST Council decriminalises three types of offences; doubles limit to Rs 2 cr.

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The Loadstar web site
DECEMBER 19, 2022
  • Intra-Asia offers potential as ocean carriers seek new pastures
  • Indian apparel looks a fashionable option for sourcing outside China
  • Revenge will be a dish served frozen to the shipping lines in 2023
  • UN believes expansion of Black Sea grain deal is unlikely
  • UK Customs delays CDS export function as outages bite
  • Menzies praised as it 'puts its hands up' to problems at Schiphol
  • OceanX: 2023, grabbing opportunities in a fast-changing market
  • CMA CGM Air Cargo targets Vietnam services, but it's a tricky market

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Marine Log web site
DECEMBER 19, 2022
  • MSC: Bloomberg gets it wrong on MSC Gayane coke bust story
    Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) says it is "aware of" a mid-December 2022 Bloomberg media story about the 2019 incident in which the 10,766 TEU MSC Gayane became the largest vessel ever seized
  • K-Line to operate Northern Lights LCO2 carrier duo
    The first two 7,500 cubic meter liquefied CO2 carriers being built for the Northern Lights joint venture project will be operated under bare boat and time charters by a London-based subsidiary of

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Container News web site
DECEMBER 19, 2022
  • Port of Rotterdam to allow mixed berthing
    Mixed berthing will be officially allowed from the second week of January in the port of Rotterdam. Inland vessels carrying hazardous cargo will be allowed to berth at about 50 mixed berths in the port of Rotterdam. This will allow so-called cone ships to berth right next to each other and next to vessels without hazardous cargoes. The Port of Rotterdam Authority has gained experience with this i
  • Ports of Rotterdam and Shanghai renew their collaboration agreement
    The Port of Rotterdam and the Port of Shanghai renewed their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further strengthen the sister port relationship during the North Bund Forum 2022 in Shanghai. The opening ceremony of the forum was attended and opened by Shanghai Party Secretary Chen Jining. Chinese transport minister Li Xiaopeng and his Dutch counterpart Mark Harbers, minister of infrastructure an
  • Maersk confirms plans for new cold storage facility in Norway
    A.P. Moller - Maersk has unveiled plans for a new cold storage facility in Flatholmen quay in Aalesund, Norway. The new facility is specifically designed to accommodate the needs of the vast Norwegian seafood industry and it is expected to be among the largest cold storages of its kind in the country. Maersk said the new facility is expected to become fully operational by the first quarter of 202
  • cargo-partner expands its warehouse in Slovenia
    Austria's privately owned full-range info-logistics provider cargo-partner celebrated the official opening of the expansion of its warehouse in Ljubljana, Slovenia, expanding its presence in the country. The new building increases the logistics center's total capacity from 25,000 m² to 39,100 m². One special highlight of the grand opening that happened on 15 December, was a simulated package deli
  • Rotterdam and Sines ports sign deal to develop green hydrogen maritime corridor
    The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concerning the project aiming at developing a green hydrogen maritime corridor between Portugal and the Netherlands was signed on 16 December in a ceremony led by Portugal's minister of infrastructure and housing, Pedro Nuno Santos. The H2Sines.RDAM Project aims at developing a Green Hydrogen logistic maritime corridor connecting the ports of Sines in Portuga
  • PIL announces new intra-Asia service
    Pacific International Lines (PIL) will enhance its intra-Asia network with a new weekly direct service, which will connect ports in South China to the Philippines. The South China Philippines (SCP) service will commence on 3 January and will provide weekly sailings between the ports of Xiamen, Nansha, Shekou, Manila and Cebu. The new service will be served jointly by a consortium of two container

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Splash web site
DECEMBER 19, 2022
  • Noble evacuates jackup crew after incident offshore Trinidad
    Offshore driller Noble Corporation has evacuated workers from its jackup offshore Trinidad due to a mechanical issue on one of the rig's legs. The Texas-based company said the rig experienced a technical failure in the jacking gear that caused damage to the bow leg braces and joints, preventing it from fully retracting its leg. The ...
  • PGS lines up more work in Malaysia
    Norway's PGS said Monday it had secured pre-funding to expand multi-client 3D coverage in the Sabah platform province offshore Malaysia. The survey, covering approximately 3,500 sq km, is set to start in January next year and complete in March, utilising the 2008-built seismic vessel . The multi-phased Sabah project is one of the world's largest ...
  • K Line signs up for Northern Lights CO2 carriers
    Japan's Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has signed a long-term bareboat charter contract with Northern Lights, a joint venture between Equinor, Shell and TotalEnergies for two liquefied CO2 carriers under construction in China. Northern Lights JV is developing an infrastructure to transport CO2 from European industrial emitters. As part of the project, an order was ...
  • Record 170 LNG carriers ordered in 2022
    Spectacular ordering in the LNG sector has dominated shipyard news in 2022. Clarksons Research has tallied a record total of 170 LNG carriers ordered so far in 2022, up 95% on the 2021 full year total, with records also broken in terms of prices paid for these most prized ship orders. Spot rates for LNG ...
  • Little concrete outcome from last week's MEPC
    Last week's 79th gathering of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) at the London headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) achieved little in terms of showing greater green targets, with pressure now mounting on MEPC 80 in July next year. "It cannot be stressed enough how crucial it is that we keep the momentum ...
  • Himalaya Shipping seals another newcastlemax fixture
    Oslo-listed Himalaya Shipping has struck a new charter deal, fixing one of its newcastlemax dry bulk carriers currently under construction in China to an unnamed Japanese player. The charter is for two years at $30,000 per day, starting upon delivery in March or April 2023. Himalaya Shipping's chief executive, Herman Billung, noted the deal was ...
  • Braemar buys US shipbroker Southport Maritime
    UK shipbroker Braemar is expanding its coverage in the Americas with the acquisition of Florida-based Southport Maritime. Focused on spot tanker fixtures, Southport's 18-strong team will complement Braemar's existing tanker desks in London, Singapore, Madrid, Houston, and Geneva. Braemar's new offices in West Palm Beach and Winter Park will continue to be led by Michael ...
  • Brazil auctions four of 11 oil and gas blocks on offer
    Through the first cycle of its permanent production sharing offer (OPP), held on December 16 by Brazil's National Agency for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP), four blocks of 11 on offer were auctioned, generating R$916.3m in signature bonuses. Auction winners were those companies that offered the Government of Brazil the highest percentage of oil ...
  • Diana Shipping fixes panamax to Cargill
    Greece's Diana Shipping has penned a time charter deal with commodity trading giant Cargill for the 2013-built panamax bulk carrier . The charter, which kicked off last week, will bring in $12,000 per day through to between October 28, 2023 and December 28, 2023. The minimum the New York-listed company could earn has been estimated ...
  • US congressman introduces bill to close anti-American worker loopholes in Jones Act
    Democratic congressman John Garamendi last week introduced the "Close Agency Loopholes to the Jones Act" bill, which would disallow federal regulators to circumvent the Jones Act, the US law that requires transportation and items shipped between US ports to be conducted on ships that are built and operated by American citizens or permanent residents. "Letter ...
  • Floatel International scores Aker BP double
    Oslo-based offshore accommodation platform operator Floatel International has been awarded a contract by Aker BP for two vessels to support projects in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. The 2010-built Floatel Superior and the 2015-built Floatel Endurance have been booked for the NOA topside and the Krafla topside accommodation services from mid-2026, with firm ...

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Lloyd's List web site
DECEMBER 19, 2022
  • San Pedro Bay ports scrap unused container dwell fee
    'This fee was conceived as an incentive to ease congestion, keeping imported goods flowing to stores across America,' says Port...
  • Transatlantic box trade defies market downturn
    'The volume outlook is for a decent year ahead, unless of course, carriers decide to kill the golden goose,' says...
  • Tankers: West African waters evolve as tanker spoofing centre as 'dark fleet' increases in size and notoriety
    Tanker owners will have to deal with elevated compliance risks from sanctions in 2023
  • LNG: Tight market to support strong carrier rates
    A spate of newbuilding deliveries can easily be absorbed, with more long-term charters being inked to secure tonnage in a...
  • Dark ship activity grows in Kerch Strait
    AIS gaps have been at elevated levels since August. Given the political circumstances, it is difficult to determine the cause...
  • Crude tankers set to benefit from China's bounce-back
    More imports to China will come from the Middle East using VLCCs, which will also be involved in the trade...
  • The week in newbuildings: Large car and truck carrier orderbook hits 109 ships
    Recent orders by Chinese operators have pushed the vehicle carrier newbuilding backlog to 21% of the existing fleet in service
  • The week in charts: Global recession the greatest risk to shipping | Weaker dry bulk market expected | Departures from Ukraine slow
    Shipbuilding production output looks set to reach highest level since 2017; US import lull catches up with major east and US...
  • MSC 'strongly objects' to drugs cartel claim
    'The MSC Gayne incident was certainly a wake-up call for the entire container shipping and logistics industry, given the elaborate...
  • Braemar acquires shipbroker Southport Maritime
    Southport is a leading US-based shipbroking tanker company
  • Cosco adds more PCTC newbuilds to fleet
    Company to expand its car shipping routes network to the Persian Gulf, Europe, South America, Red Sea, Mexico and Australia...
  • K Line agrees long-term contracts for liquefied CO2 vessels
    Company's UK subsidiary will manage two ships transporting liquefied CO2 from industrial emitters
  • Daily Briefing
    Exclusive interview with outgoing Maersk chief Søren Skou: 'Box shipping has evolved' | China fails in last-minute bid to water...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
DECEMBER 19, 2022
  • Car carriers enjoying 'exceptional conditions': Clarksons
    Longer voyages, high demand, and tight capacity are boosting earnings and charter rates in the global car carrier segment.
  • Trans-Pacific rates settling at a shifting bottom: sources
    Carriers, forwarders, and shippers say there will be no pre-Lunar Year bump in rates because they expect US demand to remain weak while exports from China decline further.
  • Carriers halt spot bookings from South China amid capacity crunch: forwarders
    China's exports fell almost 9 percent in November, while carriers continue to pull significant levels of capacity on trans-Pacific and Asia-Europe services.
  • Carriers on India trades face steepest rate slide since onset of downturn
    Capacity cuts and service realignments could be looming on trades out of India as carriers face an acceleration of recent rate declines.
  • Fresh decline in US imports from Asia further hobbles trans-Pac trade
    The decline in US imports from Asia is expected to accelerate in the coming months as earlier-than-usual Lunar New Year factory shutdowns in China cause production to plummet.
  • Bargain shoppers accelerate US retail inventory shift
    As inflation-battered consumers shop for bargains, US retail discounters are expanding their distribution networks.
  • Global carbon pricing needed; shippers willing to pay: research reports
    Shipping's transition to zero-carbon energy sources will be costly, but shippers are showing a growing willingness to pay to decarbonize their ocean transport supply chains.
  • November air cargo slump extends peak season blues
    The weakness in Asia's air freight export markets continued through the traditionally strong month of November, with little prospect of an end-of-year boost in demand.
  • FMC checking carrier compliance with OSRA-22 anti-retaliation clause
    The anti-retaliation provision was included in US shipping reform because some shippers have been hesitant to lodge complaints against carriers for fear of being blacklisted.
  • 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.
  • US truckload costs to fall until late 2023: 3PLs
    Falling spot truckload rates may hit bottom in the first quarter of 2023, followed by contract rates later in the year, if forecasts from third-party brokers hold true.
  • Ports America, MSC to invest $800 million in proposed New Orleans terminal
    The largest US terminal operator and biggest carrier on US ocean trades are putting their weight behind a mega terminal in New Orleans through a public-private partnership with the state of Louisiana.
  • US intermodal shippers weigh spot vs. contract option heading into 2023
    Domestic intermodal shippers are paying less on the spot market than under contracts in several key outbound West Coast lanes, but riding the spot market deep into 2023 is a gamble that may or may not pay off.
  • Felixstowe pay deals end months of labor action
    Dockworkers at Felixstowe have agreed to pay deals covering this year and next, closing the door on a campaign of industrial action at the UK port that began over the summer.
  • US IPI needs fresh approach to recovering market share: analyst
    A more complex - and agile - approach will be required to help inland point intermodal grab a larger share of the freight that is arriving at US ports, writes JOC analyst Larry Gross.
  • US offshore wind push runs into bureaucracy, investment headwinds
    Ambitious plans to build offshore wind off the coast of the United States has run up against permitting bottlenecks and a lack of investment.
  • Decarbonization tops IMO's London MEPC79 agenda
    MEPC79 delegates will also be considering a basket of measures that can integrate both technical and carbon pricing elements as the maritime industry transitions to more renewable fuels.

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TradeWinds web site
DECEMBER 19, 2022
  • Eneti locks first WTIV newbuilding into $75m contract for 2025 work
    New York-listed wind vessel owner says it is taking advantage of rising market in renewables
  • Shadow fleet and strong rates keeping mainstream owners away from Russian crude, BRS says
    French shipbroker says just one in ten Russian liftings are done by mainstream tanker owners
  • Shadow fleet capacity and strong rates keeping mainstream owners away from Russian crude
    BRS Group says just one in ten Russian liftings are done by mainstream owners
  • Golden Ocean sells ice-class bulker duo as indicators point to panamax price slide
    Brokers say a Greek shipowner has purchased the Golden Ice and Golden Strength
  • EU backs $85m bailout of Finland's Meyer Turku shipyard
    Finland's cruise specialist shipbuilder had been hit by rising costs linked to Russia's invasion of Ukraine
  • Eagle Bulk Shipping flies over to New York Stock Exchange
    Chief executive Gary Vogel hopes for trading liquidity boost, though analysts say change is not significant
  • Ridgebury Tankers turns sweet profit on 17th tanker sale of 2022
    Suezmax acquired just two years ago is sold ahead of scheduled special survey
  • Philippine government gets serious about crew reform as pressure mounts
    A new advisory board has been set up to help the country correct deficiencies in seafarer training
  • German owner, cargo ship pulled into multi-million dollar yacht fight
    Briese Schiffahrt allegedly provided an unseaworthy vessel, leading to a fire and the loss of more than $20m in yachts stowed on its cargo hatches
  • United Maritime doubles money on tanker in a just a few months
    Another day, another lucrative asset play in a vibrant tanker market
  • Fuel oil scoops broker Affinity's shipping 'Fuel of the Year' award
    Affinity (Shipping) hands out its annual awards but methanol is not cutting it - yet
  • Vafias clan raises China wager with capesize bulker buy
    Major Greek shipping family spends around $100m on capesizes in about a month
  • Expansionist Braemar buys US broker Southport in $14m cash-and-shares deal
    On an unabated foreign expansion course, London-based brokerage sets up shop in the Sunshine State
  • Banner year for shipping led by record price rises for tanker stocks, says Clarksons
    Product tanker stocks make 341% gain in 2022 in a strong year for several sectors amid good prospects for 2023
  • IMO sets Med sulphur limit but 'misses chance' to cap nitrogen
    World's fifth Emissions Control Area (ECA) will start taking effect from May 2025
  • New German FSRUs to replace more than half country's Russian pipeline gas
    European energy ministers debate gas price cap as region battles its energy crisis
  • Braemar: Price cap secures western goals so far
    Researchers say European ban and cap scheme cuts Russian profits without causing problems for global supply
  • EU ETS shipping provisions survive last round of Brussels talks
    European Union negotiators reach overall emissions trading deal, leaving maritime aspects unchanged
  • Japan's Santoku Senpaku inks car carrier newbuilding sextet at Chinese shipyard
    The 7,500-ceu vessels have been ordered against long-term charters in a red-hot market
  • Braemar buys US broker Southport in cash-and-shares deal
    On an unabated foreign expansion course, London-based brokerage sets up shop in the Sunshine State
  • K Line charters Northern Lights' two liquefied carbon dioxide carrier newbuildings
    MSC denies report claiming it has been infiltrated by drug smuggling gangs
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    MSC denies it has been infiltrated by drug smuggling gangs

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American Shipper web site
DECEMBER 19, 2022
  • Shipping giant MSC faces more fallout from cocaine cases
    The U.S. could seek forfeiture of the MSC Gayane, a large ship involved in an infamous smuggling operation, says Bloomberg Businessweek.
  • 2022's top shipping stories: Container boom ends, war fuels tankers
    Just as the pandemic wound down, another market-altering event for shipping - the Ukraine-Russia war - ramped up.
  • Viewpoint: Ocean girdle tightens as trade slims down
    Like all previous maritime boom cycles, things are starting to turn down. That reshaping of trade is creating a misleading message on demand.

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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
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Arrival ports by:
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- country
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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
››› File
Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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