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October 25, 2022

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International Transport Journalweb site
OCTOBER 25, 2022
  • Where have the drivers come from?
  • New logistics hub at Lyon airport
  • Six charging stations for e-trucks
  • Transload rail park opens for business
  • A stable 9M/2022 in Rotterdam
  • Airbaltic carries over 400 t of mail from Ukraine
  • It is Werner & Baylor now
  • MCI: Søren Leth Johannsen to be promoted to CEO
  • Leasing locos for container and car transports
  • Capacity outstrips demand
  • ITA Airways opens Cargo One booking channels
  • Air Caraïbes welcomes Hughes Marchessaux
  • For a big site in Sheffield
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Another player switches to TIR in GCC region
  • More logistics space at Strasbourg airport
  • Stockholm wants more hydrogen
  • First aircraft lands at Nigeria's Ekiti airport
  • Matthias Hohmann leaves Night Star Express

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The Loadstarweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2022
  • Euro ports brace for more throughput declines as carriers blank more sailings
  • China Q3 growth a blip: Covid still a drag on productivity and recession looms
  • Analysis: Hot (basis points) Tuesday - it's the turn of DSV, Keuhne & UPS
  • Import gateway shift pushes Houston to the top of port congestion league
  • War of words over deal or no deal at port of Liverpool heats up
  • UPS's head of Turkey, Burak Kiliç, promoted to GM in France
  • Hawaiian to deliver the goods for Amazon Air with ten A330-300Fs next year
  • M&A radar: Insatiable MSC strikes again - now let's go cruising...
  • OceanX radar: Record-breaker MSC; Alibaba's ocean play; freight rate woes

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Marine Logweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2022
  • MSC Cruises cuts steel for LNG-fueled American-market ship
    Geneva, Switzerland, headquartered MSC Cruises and French shipbuilder Chantiers de l'Atlantique today marked the official start of construction on MSC's second World Class ship by cutting the vessel's first steel. The cruise
  • Wärtsilä to supply electrical package for new research vessel
    Wärtsilä is to provide and integrate the electrical system package for the new German research vessel Meteor IV. Its scope of supply includes the design integration of all the electrical systems and
  • Mayorkas faces Congressional ire over Jones Act waivers
    The bipartisan leaders of two key House panels have written Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas expressing their concern over his approvals of recent Jones Act waivers. The letter, which concludes with
  • Svitzer adding 3 newbuilds to Americas fleet
    Maersk group towage operator Svitzer is to take delivery of two new ASD tugboats and one workboat, expanding its fleet in the Americas region. With the three newbuilds, the fleet of Panama

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Container Newsweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2022
  • APM Terminals Liberia appoints new managing director
    Clay Crain is the new director of APM Terminals Liberia and will take up his duties on 1 November. He will replace Jonathan Graham who will take on a new role within APM Terminals' global operations, moving back to the United States. "As I transition into my new role, I am confident that APM Terminals Liberia will be in safe hands with Clay, who is no stranger to West Africa and who has a deep un
  • Maersk-operated 5,500 TEU vessel suffers power loss in Australia waters
    The 5,500 TEU boxship Rio Madeira suffered an electrical power outage causing loss of propulsion on 20 October, while it was sailing to Sydney, Australia from the port of Singapore. After the incident, the Singapore-flagged container vessel was towed into the port of Sydney and berthed at Sydney Hutchison terminal, where repairs were carried out on 23 October. The ship, which had onboard 3,380 co
  • Maersk, SCZONE and Siemens Energy discuss green hydrogen projects
    Representatives of SCZONE, Maersk Egypt and Siemens discussed the identification of the green hydrogen industry and its complementary industries. During the meeting, the officials discussed the framework of the feasibility studies prepared by the companies in preparation for the signing of the final contracts at the cop27 summit, for the implementation of the pilot phases of the projects. "SCZONE
  • Wan Hai holds naming ceremony for 13,100 TEU newbuildings
    Wan Hai Lines held a ship naming ceremony on 20 October for the first two vessels in the series of 13,100 TEU container vessels built by Samsung Heavy Industries Geoje shipyard. Wan Hai A07 and Wan Hai A08 are designed with a length overall of 335 meters, a breadth of 51 meters, a draft of 16 meters and a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots, which is currently one of the largest ship type in Wan H
  • Public charging and hydrogen filling station opens at Gothenburg
    The port of Gothenburg in Sweden will have the first public charging and hydrogen filling station in Scandinavia, a subregion in Northern Europe. The facility is owned by the American Circle K store chain. The aim of the station is to become a new hub of the port for facilitating the transition from fossil to electricity and alternative fuels for heavy goods traffic. Initially, there will be six
  • Cyclone leads to suspension of container operations at Bangladeshi ports
    With cyclone "Sitrang" approaching Bangladeshi coasts, handling of containers and bulk cargoes at both the Chittagong and the Mongla seaports remained suspended from Monday (24 October) morning amid high wind and heavy rains. The port authorities have sent all vessels to the deep sea from the jetties and the equipment was packed to avoid any incidents. The Chittagong port authority has issued the
  • Berthing, trucking delays continue at Ningbo
    Freight forwarders and liner operators are advising of trucking delays as Ningbo-Zhoushan port continues to operate under closed-loop management, with shippers urged to divert cargoes to Shanghai. The city, home to China's second-busiest container port, and the world's third-busiest box port had a three-day lockdown imposed on 14 October after Covid-19 infections emerged in the Beilun district. T
  • Top 10: The busiest container ports in the United States
    Several important container ports are located in the United States and are key gateways for national and global trade. Below, you can find a list of Container News for the busiest box ports in the US in terms of TEU volumes in 2021. Port of Los Angeles , California - 10.7 million TEUs in 2021 1 of 9 The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) is the busiest port in the United States for the last 21 years, and
  • HHLA handles first ammonia shipment from UAE to Germany
    The first trial shipment of ammonia from the United Arab Emirates to Germany has been successfully completed and arrived at the climate-neutral HHLA-operated Container Terminal Altenwerder in Hamburg for polymer products manufacturer Aurubis. Peter Tschentscher, first mayor of Hamburg, Michael Westhagemann, Hamburg Senator for Economy and Innovation, Roland Harings, CEO of Aurubis and Torben Seeb
  • Peel Ports, Unite unable to find common ground, another strike action begins in Liverpool
    Negotiation discussions between Peel Ports, owner and operator of the Port of Liverpool in the United Kingdom, and the British trade union Unite have ended one more time in chaos and another two-week strike has begun today (24 October). On the one hand, the port owner claims that Unite has rejected an improved pay offer, while on the other hand, the union says that Peel Ports' board continues to
  • "Port of Hamburg will not be sold to China," said HHLA spokesman
    German port and terminal operator Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) is still in the ongoing process of obtaining the necessary investment law approval, while it is not aware of any rejection by six federal ministries, regarding the potential acquisition of shares in HHLA container terminal by COSCO. In particular, COSCO Shipping Port Limited (CSPL) is expected to acquire a maximum of 35% of
  • MSC to acquire global towage operator Rimorchiatori Mediterranei
    MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, through its subsidiary SAS Shipping Agencies Services Sàrl, has agreed to buy 100% of the share capital of Rimorchiatori Mediterranei S.p.A., an international towage operator active in Italy, Malta, Singapore, Malaysia, Norway, Greece and Colombia, from Rimorchiatori Riuniti and a fund managed by DWS's Infrastructure Investment business. With this transaction,

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Splashweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2022
  • Performance Shipping eyes younger tankers as it ships out 15-year-old aframax
    Greek tanker owner Performance Shipping has sold an ageing aframax as it scouts for younger ships on the market. The Nasdaq-listed firm has offloaded the 2007-built to an undisclosed buyer for $34m, nearly three years after purchasing the vessel from Zodiac Maritime for $26m. The Japanese-built ship is estimated at $32.4m by VesselsValue. "Aframax tanker ...
  • Jinhui offloads ageing supramax
    Jinhui Shipping and Transportation has offloaded its third vessel this month. The Oslo-listed Chinese bulker owner is selling its eighteen-year-old supramax to Kong-incorporated Xinfeng Shipping for $13.3m. The Japanese-built 52,100 dwt ship will deliver between November 25 and December 19 this year. Jinhui, which has owned the vessel since 2006, said it would realise a ...
  • China Merchants preps car carrier for international market
    China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) is getting ready to enter the international vehicle carrier sector backed by the continuous export growth of domestic carmakers. The Shanghai-listed energy transport unit of China Merchants Group has completed modifications to its 2009-built 4,900 ceu vessel, . The process was approved by the China Classification Society and the company ...
  • Oilfield services giant Schlumberger rebrands
    Houston-based oilfield services giant Schlumberger is rebranding to highlight its capability to develop lower-carbon businesses, Reuters reported Monday. The move will see the company move forward as SLB with a new color scheme and logo. The company's chief executive Olivier Le Peuch noted that the rebranding to SLB does not mean that the company would ...
  • Russia rushes to fix tanker fleet with six weeks to go until EU crude ban starts
    With six weeks to go until Europe's ban on Russian crude kicks in, the scale of the global tanker fleet rejig Moscow is attempting is coming into focus. By December 5, tanker owners that fly any European Union flag or carry P&I insurance from an EU club can no longer have crude oil onboard that ...
  • Euronav confirms double suezmax order
    Euronav has confirmed a tanker order first covered by Splash a fortnight ago. The Belgian tanker giant has booked a pair of scrubber-fitted suezmaxes at Daehan Shipbuilding in South Korea for delivery in Q3 of 2024. The vessels will have the structural notation to be LNG ready, and will likely also be deemed ammonia and ...
  • Pacific Basin raids the secondhand market
    Hong Kong's Pacific Basin has raided the secondhand bulker market, showing its dedication to Japanese-built ships. Sales registers show that the Martin Fruergaard-led handymax and supermax specialist has grabbed an 11-year-old scrubber-fitted ultramax, the 62,000 dwt, Oshima Shipbuilding-built . The Hong Kong-listed owner paid $22.2m for the ship. The owner is also linked to the ...
  • PGS books seismic survey in Namibia
    Norwegian offshore seismic acquisition specialist PGS has won a contract from an undisclosed energy major for a 3D exploration project in Namibia. The Oslo-listed company will mobilise the 2013-built to carry out the survey. The contract value has not been disclosed, but PGS boss Rune Olav Pedersen said the deal secures visibility for the vessel ...
  • NYK developing onboard waste-to-energy solution
    Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) will work with LPG distributor Astomos Energy on a project to convert organic material onboard ships into fuel. The two Japanese companies are working with Sustainable Energy Development, a company NYK invested in two months ago, on the study which will aim to have installed an organic waste treatment system that ...
  • MSC buys Italian towage operator
    Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has agreed to acquire 100% of the share capital of Rimorchiatori Mediterranei, a towage operator active in Italy, Malta, Singapore, Malaysia, Norway, Greece and Colombia, from Genoa-based Rimorchiatori Riuniti and a fund managed by DWS's Infrastructure Investment business. No price for the transaction has been revealed. Diego Aponte, MSC president, commented:
  • Another two-week strike starts at Liverpool port
    Liverpool dockworkers are downing tools for another two weeks from today as a bitter pay dispute between Peel Ports and trade union Unite shows no sign of resolution. Peel Ports chief operating officer David Huck commented: "It's hugely disappointing that Unite has staged yet another outdated show-of-hands mass meeting which has, very predictably, failed to ...
  • Politicians demand answers on 'novel and problematic' Jones Act waiver
    Bipartisan leaders of the US House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure wrote last week to the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Secretary of Transportation to express their concern related to a Jones Act waiver issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the delivery of fuel to Puerto Rico by a foreign vessel. "We write ...
  • US moves forward with offshore lease sales in Gulf of Mexico and offshore Alaska
    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the next steps for oil and gas leasing on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). These steps include a proposed sale for the Gulf of Mexico region and completion of an environmental review for Cook Inlet, offshore Alaska. BOEM has today announced in the Federal Register ...

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Lloyd's Listweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2022
  • ICS outlines levy on shipping carbon emissions to reward alternative fuels 'first movers'
    Sustainability fund aims to reduce complexity and find compromise as IMO works to finalise its revised greenhouse gas reduction strategy...
  • Survey reveals extent of female seafarer discrimination
    About 60% of female seafarers report being subjected to overwhelming discrimination on board ships, coupled with harassment and bullying, new...
  • ABB ordered to pay $159m over misrepresentation of Azipods' safety
    NCL's lawsuit alleges ABB purposefully misrepresented reliability and safety of propulsion system
  • Black Sea grain corridor facing delayed journey times of over 27 days
    Delays in inspection have increased voyage times for the grain corridor, with more than 40 vessels taking at least 27...
  • Russia needs giant tanker fleet to continue oil exports amid sanctions
    Despite increasing opaque secondhand deals for older tonnage, Russia will face a capacity shortfall to move all its oil once...
  • MS Amlin hires Paul Evans
    Mr Evans is a former deputy chair of the Lloyd's Market Association Property Reinsurance Panel
  • S&P downgrades Swedish and West
    'We are expecting more clubs to follow, particularly London Club and American Club. We think there's a small possibility for...
  • Euronav orders pair of suezmaxes that could be ammonia- and methanol-ready
    While the ships will be LNG-ready, Euronav is working with the yard to get them ammonia- and methanol-ready, giving the...
  • MSC to acquire towing business in latest expansion
    Mediterranean Shipping Co has been growing its terminal interests. It has now added towage to its portfolio
  • CIMC pays Maersk $85m to settle failed reefer business acquisition
    Chinese state conglomerate is required to pay a settlement fee, which accounts for about 8% of the total value of...
  • The week in charts: Longer berthing time at Ningbo | US west coast imports slide | LNG rates hit record
    Vessels are spending more time at berths in China's Ningbo port, collisions occur in Sea of Marmara as congestion intensifies...
  • Third strike starts at Liverpool as talks collapse
    Dock workers at Liverpool have stopped work for a third time in an ongoing pay dispute. Peel Ports says action...
  • Boxship bottlenecks on US east coast begin to unwind
    Backlogs on the east and Gulf coasts are easing during what is normally the traditional peak season, but inland congestion...
  • China Merchants poised to enter international car shipping
    CMES has signed long-term contracts with leading automobile manufacturers to develop a line of business related to long-haul trades. It...
  • Okeanis VLCC undamaged after Yemen drone attack
    The vessel immediately abandoned loading operations and left the port for international waters
  • Daily Briefing
    What can shipping expect from China? | The Lloyd's List Podcast: Does decarbonised shipping feel safe to you?

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2022
  • US LTL group launches standard digital BOL
    More than two years in development, a standard electronic bill of lading for less-than-truckload shipments promises to streamline the flow of data, providing greater visibility to shippers.
  • Bangladesh boosts share of US imports from Asia
    US ports saw a jump in shipments from Bangladesh this year through August, mostly from apparel and clothing accessories, as importers support a "China-plus-one" sourcing strategy.
  • Intra-Asia carriers see revenues fall as rates slide
    The rate declines seen in major ocean trades this year have begun to seep into intra-Asia markets, with regional carriers now reporting lower revenues and volumes.
  • US LTL market softening, but not by much: 3PLs
    US shippers will find LTL savings in 2023, but the biggest savings will go to those who can accurately forecast demand and fit freight to carrier networks, according to BlueGrace Logistics.
  • Liverpool dockers in new two-week strike as pay dispute escalates
    The increasingly bitter dispute between the union and Liverpool's terminal operator is over pay increases labor is seeking to compensate workers for the UK's runaway inflation rate.

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TradeWindsweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2022
  • Limited ice class tonnage tipped to hobble Russian exports
    Even if steps are taken to maximise the fleet it has, BRS Groups says it will not be enough to maintain current export levels
  • Imperial Petroleum profits shows equity raise strategy worked
    Vafias-backed owner boosts revenue and profits following acquisitions backed by share sales
  • Wista releases 'shocking' survey on onboard gender discrimination
    Two-thirds of female seafarers report having encountered this while at sea, according to Wista International survey
  • Plunging charter market provides opening for container shipping newbies
    Plummeting rates and shorter periods enable entry of second and third-tier liner players
  • Kirby's inland barge business drives swing to profitability
    Houston barge owner expects further improvement in the inland business. Coastal transportation will see more 'modest' gains
  • Cruise companies promise to behave at France's Cote d'Azur
    Best-practices charter for French Mediterranean waters pushes for quick emission cuts and slow steaming when whales are around
  • Navios Holdings buys back less than half of shares sought in $20m tender offer
    New York-listed owner of Navios South American Logistics snaps up $9.24m of preferred shares
  • Ex-Oldendorff staff set up Costamare-backed bulker platform in Copenhagen, Hamburg and Singapore
    Former employees of the German operator are setting up a commercial platform that will operate capesize and panamax bulkers
  • The $200,000 loan that began Aponte's $100bn MSC empire
    Unhappy former client says he helped founder to start the company with cash for first vessel purchase
  • 'Tactically advantageous': Performance Shipping gets strong price for older aframax
    Athens-based shipowner sells a 2007-built tanker for more than its purchase price
  • Oldendorff defectors flock to Copenhagen and Hamburg to set up Costamare Bulkers
    Greek shipowner Costamare has plans for the 45 bulkers it bought last year and has poached staff from German operator to run them
  • Focused MSC owner Gianluigi Aponte is not slowing down yet
    Hands-on founder is still imposing his values on giant Swiss shipping group
  • S&P downgrades two P&I clubs as investment income slumps
    West of England and the Swedish Club's capital strength has been impacted
  • UN says Black Sea deal renewal is 'critical' as Kyiv blames Moscow for Bosphorus delays
    Istanbul gridlock reaches 150 ships after almost 8m tonnes of grain manage to get shipped out of war-torn Ukraine
  • War has propped up tankers amid economic 'dark clouds'. A Russian exports slump could change that
    Shipbrokers Poten & Partners and Gibson raise questions over how long geopolitics can support tanker rates
  • Clarksons tips VLCC rates 'significantly' higher than $100,000 per day
    Investment banking arm of UK shipbroker says next few weeks and months will see big gains for owners
  • Fujian Guohang scores approval for listing on Beijing Stock Exchange
    The cash raise from the IPO will be used to buy bulk carriers and supplement working capital
  • Cypriot owner SMT expands bulker fleet with Chinese supramax
    Low-profile Limassol company has added five vessels so far this year
  • Comment: Carbon rules not fit for purpose won't get the job done
  • Russia faces 'yawning' shortfall of tankers before price cap turmoil
    Capability remains to build up fleet of ageing tankers to service trade in sanctioned Russian crude
  • Shipping Corp of India transferring $121m to spin-off as privatisation moves forward
    Indian state shipowner also trying to sort out issues arising from defunct Iranian joint venture
  • Insurance broker Marsh expects P&I clubs to push for 'unjustified' rate rise
    But premium hike at next February's renewal should be less than 2022 after massive fall in claims
  • EU policy seen as blocking scale up of cross-border liquefied CO2 exports by ship
    Peter Livanos' new LCO2 shipping venture EcoLog makes plea for urgent action to speed decarbonisation
  • Fujian Guohang gets approval to list on Beijing Stock Exchange
    The cash raise from the IPO will be used to buy bulk carriers and supplement working capital
  • Norway's NRP sells investment management arm Procurator to View
    Shipping asset manager transferring 41 staff members to new Oslo-based partner
  • MSC snaps up world's third largest tug firm Rimorchiatori Mediterranei
    Swiss containership giant buys Italian harbour towage operator with 170-vessel fleet from Italian owner and asset manager
  • American Shipping beats OSG rate by 19% with new Jones Act tanker deal
    The third of three tankers set to be redelivered at the end of the year will have a new operator following its break with OSG
  • Greek master killed while towing Azamara Cruises vessel in Aegean
    45-year-old man trapped in his cabin under unexplained conditions
  • New tankers needed: Euronav confirms deal for ammonia and methanol-ready suezmaxes
    Two more million-barrel ships added to orderbook at DH Shipbuilding
  • Safeen reveals offshore expansion with Singapore-owned dive support vessel acquisition
    AD Ports Group subsidiary says it sees significant potential for growth in the Middle East's subsea support sector
  • Royal Caribbean gives sneak peek of what will be world's biggest cruise ship
    Fuelled by LNG and featuring the Miami giant's first fuel cell, vessel also has the largest waterpark on a vessel and the first family raft slides at sea
  • MSC acquires Italian tug firm Rimorchiatori Mediterranei
    Swiss containership giant buys world's third-largest harbour towage operator from Italian owner and asset manager
  • War has propped up tankers amid economic 'dark clouds'. A Russian exports slump could change that
    Shipbrokers Poten and Gibson raise questions over how long geopolitics can support tanker rates

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American Shipperweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2022
  • Did US slash imports too much, setting stage for shipping rebound?
    Rolf Habben Jansen, CEO of ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd, gives his take on the "bullwhip effect," rates and global trade.
  • MSC acquiring international harbor towage provider
    "At MSC, we want to continue to improve towage service efficiency and expand Rimorchiatori Mediterranei, building on the impressive work of the Genoese families that have developed the company the past 100 years," MSC CEO Soren Toft said.

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European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
The rebound in revenues recorded by OOCL continues.
Hong Kong
In the second quarter of this year, they grew by 14.4%
Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
Dam of Genoa, Third Valico and motorway grate-points out-are essential works
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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