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October 27, 2022

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Exim Indiaweb site
OCTOBER 27, 2022
  • CONCOR launches key initiative on movement of DPD containers by rail
  • FFFAI discusses important issues at Executive Committee meeting in Mumbai
  • Restricted entry of food items in specific ports
  • WTO-WCO workshop confers on periodic update of Harmonized System
  • Baltic Exchange Market Report (21 October 2022)
  • Engineering goods exports drop 10.85 pc in Sept.
  • Indian bank opens special Re account for Russia's Gazprombank
  • Final trial run held for use of Bangladeshi ports
  • Call to lower freight, power costs for exporters
  • Wan Hai Lines holds naming ceremony for 13,100 TEU newbuildings
  • APSEZ forms wholly owned subsidiary 'Tajpur Sagar Port Ltd'
  • Maintenance dredging at DPA oil jetty
  • 3PLs remain top occupiers of warehousing space; demand for industrial warehousing up: Report
  • India aiming at more than doubling defence exports by 2025
  • Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port set to start night navigation between Kolkata & Sagar Island; engages consultant for preparing DPR for proposed ICTT at Galathea Bay in Great Nicobar Island

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International Transport Journalweb site
OCTOBER 27, 2022
  • Lagos is the new location
  • Shuttle links Poland with Southern France
  • Vessels Value's outlook on newbuilds
  • A Spaniard consolidating in Portugal
  • Handing over the baton at T-Link Group Switzerland
  • H2 truck with hydraulically operated hookloader
  • "Greener" ULD management for the Indian Ocean
  • 2M reshaping the Transpacific
  • Continuing to develop well overall
  • 2,000 e-trucks for European road networks
  • Leschaco mourns the passing of CEO Jörg Conrad
  • Menzies Aviation renews licences in South Africa
  • Leaving UK for USA - Boohoo!
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • New tech riding the rails in North America
  • Expanding container logistics services
  • Double honours for Mark Bruns
  • Avia Prime enters wide-body conversion market

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The Loadstarweb site
OCTOBER 26, 2022
  • Box ships set for a cull, but smaller vessels the most likely to get the chop
  • Supply chain radar: Peak UPS is all that matters now
  • Dutch air cargo shippers welcome Schiphol tie-up with Maastricht Airport
  • UPS and FedEx fall in line with their price hikes - but not their results
  • On the wires: Boxship boom turns to bust, bigly!
  • 'Sudden slump in demand' leaves Asia Pacific air cargo carriers 'in limbo'
  • On the wires: GXO resuscitates - bottom fishing mode on
  • MSC's TIL to develop new Baltimore terminal to boost east coast traffic
  • Legal battle begins after Allseas Pioneer owner refuses cargo discharge
  • Supply chain and freight inflation pressures look set to shut the door on Made.com
  • Supply chain radar: The container count conundrum

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Marine Logweb site
OCTOBER 26, 2022
  • VIDEO: Capital takes delivery of ammonia/LNG ready VLCC
    Evangelos Marinakis led Capital Ship Management Corp. has take delivery of the Liberian-flagged M/T Alterego, the second of two ammonia-ready and LNG- fuel ready sister VLCCs. Built by the Hyundai Samho Heavy
  • ICS calls for global CO2 reduction fund to reward green fuel first users
    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents 80% of the world's merchant fleet, has submitted a proposal to IMO calling for a "fund and reward" system to accelerate the maritime sector's
  • NTSB: Software flaw led to Seastreak ferry grounding
    A software flaw combined with the captain's failure to use back-up controls led to the June 2021 grounding of the Seastreak high speed ferry Commodore in New York City, says the National

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Container Newsweb site
OCTOBER 26, 2022
  • Port of Santos continues to hit record TEU figures
    Container throughput at the Port of Santos in September reached 486,300 TEUs, which represents a 20.7% increase compared to the same month last year and a new monthly record, surpassing by 6.5% the previous box record in August 2022. From January to September 2022, the Brazilian port achieved a 4.9% growth, reaching a total of 3.7 million TEUs, translating to the best figure for the period. Meanw
  • German government approves COSCO's investment in Hamburg container terminal
    The German government has approved the acquisition of a minority stake of less than 25% in the operating company HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort GmbH (CTT) by the Chinese company COSCO Shipping Port Limited (CSPL). "Following the necessary investment review as required for the acquisition of shares by companies from non-European Union countries, we now have a result that strengthens HHLA's futu
  • Sea-Intelligence points to main freight rate inflation drivers
    Shipping data analysis firm Sea-Intelligence reported that it is clear the underlying costs for operating liner services have increased significantly, compared to the past two years. The size of that increase is important in assessing what the baseline rate level might settle at once we get through the present rate renormalisation, according to the Danish analysts. As a small number of container
  • Maryland Governor unveils new container terminal plans at port of Baltimore
    A new partnership between Tradepoint Atlantic and Terminal Investment Limited (TIL) has been announced aiming to the development of a new box terminal at the port of Baltimore in the United States. State and local leaders have agreed to support the continued development of the port. The partnership of Tradepoint Atlantic and MSC's terminal subsidiary aims to create a 265,000m² on-site rail served
  • MSC's Can Gio port development picking up traction
    MSC's plan to develop the Can Gio International Container Transshipment Port in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam is gaining pace. Phan Van Mai, chairman of the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, said at a meeting on 23 October that it is actively discussing the port development with the Ministry of Transport and MSC. Located at the estuary of Cai Mep river, the Can Gio port, in a suburban coastal d
  • ICS suggests global CO2 reduction plan
    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) proposes a global CO2 reduction fund to reward companies that use low-emission fuels. On 25 October, ICS announced proposals to accelerate the shipping sector's transition to zero carbon by financially rewarding ships and energy producers that invest in low/zero emission fuels. In a paper to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), ICS proposes a
  • How to Choose the Best TMS Software for Freight Brokers
    What's the best transportation management software (TMS) for freight brokers? There are many software vendors to choose from-including a TMS software from DAT-but no matter which one you select, here are 5 questions you should ask the vendor: Who was this software created for? Much of the TMS software on the market today were created for carriers and fleets. Others were created for shippers and w
  • Kuehne+Nagel reports strong earnings growth in 2022
    Kuehne+Nagel has announced a net turnover of US$31 billion, earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of US$3.1 billion and net earnings of US$2.3 billion in the first nine months of the year, marking the best-ever nine-months results for the company. From January to September 2022, Kuehne+Nagel achieved significant increases with its net turnover increased by 40%, EBIT by 71% and net earnings by
  • Maersk, CMA CGM add Shekou port call on their joint Asia - South Africa service
    Maersk and CMA CGM have decided to add a southbound call at the port of Shekou in China on their joint Safari/Shaka 2 service. At the same time, they will remove the call at the port of Hong Kong of the northbound rotation. The Danish carrier believes this port rotation enhancement, which will be effective from the next month, will allow them to offer "a reliable and direct connection for the Sou
  • Decline in spot freight rates accelerates, reports Shifl
    SHIFEX, a container spot freight rate index, shows that freight rates for 40' containers moving from China to the port of Los Angeles fell to US$1,825 in October, which was equivalent to the peak season rates pre-pandemic. Even as vessels continue to queue outside East Coast ports, freight rates between China-US East Coast are declining, with freight rates for 40' containers on the China-New York

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Splashweb site
OCTOBER 26, 2022
  • Top uranium miner Kazatomprom looks to boost capacity on non-Russian shipping route
    Kazatomprom, the world's largest uranium miner, is looking to boost the capacity of its alternative shipping route to reduce the risk of the potential impact the growing list of sanctions on Russia could have on its exports. The Kazakh company, which ships most of its products through Russian territory, said in its latest trading update ...
  • Germany greenlights Cosco's Hamburg deal
    The German government has agreed to allow China's Cosco to acquire a reduced stake in Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA)'s operator of the container terminal in Tollerort in Germany's largest port in Hamburg. Hong Kong-listed terminal operator Cosco Shipping Ports Limited (CSPL) moved last year to take a 35% stake in the Tollerort operator (CTT), ...
  • DeepOcean charters in Simon Møkster MPSV
    Norwegian subsea services player DeepOcean has entered into a two-year time charter agreement with compatriot shipowner Simon Møkster Shipping for the 2014-built multipurpose support vessel (MPSV). The charter contract will commence in the first quarter of 2023 and have a firm hire period until the end of 2024, with an option to extend. The ...
  • Eidesvik Offshore PSV secures more work with Wintershall Dea
    Norway's Eidesvik Offshore has secured more work from Wintershall Dea for its 2013-built platform supply vessel . The German-based oil and gas producer has declared an option to extend the vessel's contract from January 2023 to July the same year. The PSV was the world's first offshore vessel with a battery hybrid energy storage solution ...
  • Navig8 expands new aframax pool with two more Castor Maritime ships
    UK-based Navig8 is bolstering its new pool for older aframax tankers with the addition of two more ships from Cyprus-based Castor Maritime. The V8 Plus Pool, created earlier this month for aframaxes over 15 years old, will add the 2004-built Wonder Avior and Wonder Musica in November. The Nasdaq-listed Castor had already three ships switched ...
  • Carriers under pressure to take more decisive action to stem declines
    It's the topic that has sparked the most debate in the container sector all month - just where is the floor for rates? Analysts seem divided on how much lower rates will head before settling at a new normal level. According to SHIFEX, one of a host of container spot freight rate indices, freight rates ...
  • Yangzijiang becomes first private Chinese yard to win LNG orders
    Chinese shipbuilder Yangzijiang Shipbuilding has marked its entry into the LNG sector, landing a contract from an undisclosed European customer for two 175,000 cu m ships. The Singapore-listed company said the units will be equipped with GTT Mark III Flex membrane tanks and delivered between 2025 and 2026. No price has been revealed, but market ...
  • DOF awarded $25m worth of contracts
    Norwegian offshore vessel owner and operator DOF Group has secured two new contracts and one extension with an estimated firm backlog of around NOK260m ($25m). In West Africa, DOF Subsea has won a contract to support a floating production unit (FPU) for a major operator. The company said it will utilise the 2009-built multipurpose support ...
  • Vintage VLCCs show sharp price appreciation
    With a time charter equivalent of around the $70,000 per day level on the freight route from the Middle East to China, VLCC secondhand prices are predicted to continue to rise. Comparing new and old sales, one can see that secondhand prices have jumped by an average of $15m per VLCC since the end of ...
  • Germany locks in Excelerate's FSRU
    Texas-headquartered floating regasification specialist Excelerate Energy has officially signed a contract with Germany for the charter of its floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) . The deal will see the 138,000 cu m unit deployed at the planned LNG import terminal in the port of Wilhelmshaven developed by Tree Energy Solutions (TES) E.ON and Engie ...
  • GTT unveils cheaper triple tank gas design
    Paris-headquartered GTT, the world's dominant LNG containment system manufacturer, is coming up with new solutions as it faces competition in Asia. Yesterday, GTT unveiled a cheaper gas tanker design, something that has gained approval in principle from two class societies. The new three-tank LNG carrier concept permits a reduction in construction costs through the suppression ...
  • Baking powder rises as new green remedy for shipping
    Sodium bicarbonate, a substance best known for its baking qualities, has emerged as a new scrubber solution. London-based SodaFlexx has created a concept to treat exhaust gas emissions from ships with sodium bicarbonate powder. The concept was adapted from proven land-based technology, where sodium bicarbonate powder is injected directly into the exhaust gas stream to ...
  • Island Drilling scores new contract with Dana Petroleum
    Norwegian rig owner Island Drilling has won a new contract from Dana Petroleum for its 2012-built semisub . The rig will be utilised for three firm and one optional well in UK waters next year. The campaign is planned to start in April and last for about 80 days while the optional well if exercised ...
  • Splash Extra: Newbuild prices show first signs of decline
    The October issue of Splash Extra leads with data showing that newbuild prices have peaked, news that will be studied carefully by shipowners around the world who have been holding back from ordering over the past couple of years. Clarksons Research data shows prices peaked two weeks ago, while rival broker Arrow suggests the downward ...
  • Newbuild prices peak
    Newbuild prices have peaked with some experts predicting they will drop by up to 10% in the coming 12 months. Despite extensive orderbooks at yards in Asia, often stretching into 2026, and still above average shipping markets, there is now a clear trend that prices have plateaued, in no small part thanks to the drop ...
  • Shipping's fast-approaching demographic time-bomb
    There is a potentially epic demographic time-bomb coming shipping's way that far too few of us are discussing regardless of where you might stand on the whole autonomous debate. I've been fortunate enough to moderate two shipmanagement panels in the past month at our Maritime CEO Forums in Singapore and Monaco. At the former, Carl ...
  • October 2022 Review
    Europe's lawmakers last week adopted their position on draft EU rules on the use of renewable and low-carbon fuels in maritime transport - known as FuelEU Maritime - with a 2% mandate by 2030. The European Parliament is pressing the maritime sector to cut greenhouse gas emissions from ships by 2% as of 2025, 20% ...
  • Tankers: the crack is mighty
    The big news in oil refining in the last month was not the strikes in France, which shuttered three refineries for varying periods of time, nor the temporary shuttering of Permis, or of BP's Rotterdam refinery for scheduled maintenance. The big news was the record crack spread (profit margin per barrel), stretching well over $80 ...
  • End of the season for bulk carriers?
    Inflation has turned out to be higher and more pervasive than everyone hoped it would be. The US Federal Reserve has tightened monetary policy and is expected to keep raising rates until Q2 next year. This is increasing debt servicing costs across the world and driving capital outflows from so-called riskier markets. A strong dollar ...
  • More box pain to come
    There is no doubt any longer that the post-covid bounce is over. "Shippers are more cautious about the outlook on demand and are ordering less, congestion is easing with vessel waiting times reducing, ports operating at less capacity, and the container turnaround times decreasing which ultimately, frees up the capacity in the market." That's the ...
  • Analyst Abstract
    Dry Bulk Weak export volumes and lower distances have driven grain tonne-mile demand sharply lower this year. The lack of Black Sea cargoes has driven volumes lower, whilst weaker Chinese demand pulled down average distances. Looking forward over the next 12 months, the picture looks brighter, according to new research from Arrow. Hog prices and ...
  • High prices, limited action
    The two charts from VesselsValue below paint their own picture of the comparatively flat S&P market in October. The actual volume of ships changing hands has been low, yet prices remain extremely elevated. "Bulk prices are not dropping yet, although they probably should., while for tankers we are still seeing buyers for older ships," comments ...
  • Should shipyard waste be added to shipping's carbon footprint?
    Although the majority of carbon emissions from shipping currently occur during a ship's operational phase as a result of fuel combustion, the industry's decarbonisation is expected to shift this balance, with carbon emissions from components, building, and recycling accounting for a larger share of a vessel's total lifecycle emissions. The daily wastage levels at shipyards ...
  • Shipping should not fear change
    Although it takes a few years to actually create significant change, it has been a very interesting journey working to ensure that the discussions about gender equality and diversity remain in the spotlight, says the outgoing president of the Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA), Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou. "I feel we have done well ...
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  • The quest for reliable sources
    Trust and reliability. Two fundamental concepts that underpin so much of our daily lives. Sadly, they have both taken a bit of a beating in recent years. Whether it be the utterings of politicians or what we read in the mainstream media, one often finds oneself asking the question: "Can that really be true?" Why ...
  • Wintershall Dea expands presence in Mexico with stake in offshore Hokchi Block
    German oil and gas company Wintershall Dea has signed an agreement with Hokchi Energy, the Mexican subsidiary of Pan American Energy, to acquire a 37% non-operating, participating interest in the Hokchi Block, with a conditional option to increase its participation to 40% at a later stage. With this acquisition, Wintershall Dea will become the second-largest ...

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Lloyd's Listweb site
OCTOBER 26, 2022
  • Couple accused in US of defrauding investors in shipbuilding scheme
    US Department of Justice charges the couple with securities fraud, conspiracy, mail fraud and wire fraud for their alleged roles...
  • Container lines 'concerned' about EU parliament adoption of mandate for green hydrogen marine fuels
    WSC says mandate is not necessary and distracts from greenhouse gas intensity reduction goals outlined in FuelEU Maritime regulatory package
  • Japan Club will cover EU-sanctioned Russia cargoes
    'We will be able to provide insurance coverage for claims below $10m, the amount retained by each club, arising out...
  • Product tanker companies set to smash quarterly record
    Investment bank's analyst Omar Nokta says tanker and gas carrier owners will report strong third-quarter results, while dry bulk earnings...
  • Boxship owners face scrapping quandary
    Overcapacity will require the removal of capacity. But with a relatively young fleet and an unbalanced orderbook, it may not...
  • Ningbo logistics improve as lockdown restrictions are eased
    City remains vigilant about a relapse into surging cases, as around-the-clock sites for PCR tests are put in place for...
  • Germany approves amended Cosco deal in Hamburg
    Cosco Shipping Ports can go ahead with a move to acquire a 24.9% stake in terminal from HHLA. Agreement comes...
  • DP World sees short-term risks to outlook
    Terminal operator expects higher volumes this year despite slowdown. Long-term prospects for trade remain good, despite immediate uncertainties
  • Keppel and Sembcorp agree deals in line with Singapore's green plan
    Singapore recently launched a hydrogen strategy to speed up its net zero goals
  • JCC investigates suspicious object in grain corridor
    A tug, and search and rescue boat have been sent from Odesa to inspect a possible mine-like object
  • Al Seer Marine acquires VLCC from Vitol
    Abu Dhabi-based company has 10 vessels in its fleet and plans to add at least two more by end of...
  • Yangzijiang wins first order for large LNG carriers
    Move comes as top-tier China-based shipyards with slots for earlier deliveries have become attractive candidates for shipowners keen to invest...
  • Daily Briefing
    Cool heads required for box shipping normalisation | Unravelling tangled container supply chains | Sixty vessels waiting to join grain...

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
OCTOBER 26, 2022
  • Canadian forwarders call for federal action on transport bottlenecks
    Canadian freight forwarders and their shipper-clients are calling on federal transportation agencies to address supply chain bottlenecks they say have resulted in delays and mounting detention and demurrage costs.
  • Lower Q3 volumes point to softer LTL market: ODFL
    Less demand for its customers' goods is cutting into tonnage and shipments at Old Dominion Freight Line, but not the company's revenue or profit.
  • Impact of new rules on container capacity keeps industry guessing
    Container analysts and carriers differ widely on how much impact two new IMO rules will have in softening a wave of tonnage hitting the water in two years, writes JOC Executive Editor Mark Szakonyi.
  • Falling volumes drive leaner forecast for US intermodal
    While US intermodal shippers are pleased service has improved, some don't need the service reliability they sought earlier in the year because of elevated inventories and fears of an economic recession.
  • Cosco finally secures foothold in Hamburg port
    Cosco's acquisition of the stake in the Hamburg terminal was subject to approval by the German government, but significant resistance due to political sensitivities prolonged the process.

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TradeWindsweb site
OCTOBER 26, 2022
  • Dry bulk shipping has 'underwhelming' day as world's steel demand declines
    China is expected to account for half of the world's steel consumption this year, according to World Steel Association
  • Grimaldi puts pen to paper on order for 10 PCTC's
    Order for five vessels plus five options inked today with China Merchants Industries
  • Samsung Electronics joins chorus of jilted shippers with complaint against Zim
    South Korean giant accuses Zim of double charging and retaliation as it failed to complete shipments
  • Samsung joins chorus of jilted shippers with complaint against Zim
    South Korean giant accuses Zim of double charging and retaliation as it failed to complete shipments
  • 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 up decarbonisation
  • Green Seas: For shipping, Egypt climate conference 'is the implementation COP'
    Our weekly environment newsletter talks to Katharine Palmer, a key shipping figure at the United Nations' upcoming annual climate conference
  • ITIC wins broker's commission in sale-and-purchase bunker row
    UK insurer had threatened legal action after seller withheld sales cash
  • Container and multipurpose ships resurface in Russian trades after sale
    Deals include long-delayed multipurpose newbuilding originally ordered 15 years ago
  • South East Asian tanker companies linked to Russian oligarch's 'dark fleet' supply line
    Sanctioned Venezuelan oil was unloaded in STS transfer off the coast of Malaysia, according to tanker tracking agencies
  • Climbing VLCC freight rates spark flurry of S&P transactions
    From the youngest to the oldest units, VLCCs are hot property - and they are getting hotter
  • Russian Sakhalin-1 exports set for rebound after ExxonMobil exit
    Rosneft reportedly issues tenders for six cargoes of crude oil for November after summer collapse of output
  • From cakes to SOx: SodaFlexx rolls out scrubbers using baking soda to neutralise sulphur emissions
    UK company says common ingredient is effective way to take sulphur from exhaust gases
  • Overcapacity in container ship market unlikely to be eased by scrapping, analysts say
    Number of newbuilds forecast to far outweigh potential demolition candidates
  • Container and multipurpose after-sale ships resurface in Russian trades
    Deals include long-delayed multipurpose newbuilding originally ordered 15 years ago
  • Sembcorp Marine confirms contract to convert cylindrical drilling units to floating LNG for New Fortress
    Singapore shipyard says contract mark its successful debut in the floating LNG market
  • South East Asian tanker companies linked to Russian oligarch's 'dark fleet supply line'
    Sanctioned Venezuelan oil was unloaded in STS transfer off the coast of Malaysia, according to tanker tracking agencies
  • Germany grudgingly approves Hamburg terminal stake sale to Cosco
    Business hurts against politics as Chinese giant ends up with lower share of a German facility than initially hoped
  • Scrubber retrofits start to 'trickle in' as container ship markets weaken
    Some owners now willing to dock vessels after record rate environment cools
  • Digitalisation remains key for Wartsila after structural shakeup
    Finnish group's executives explain why they can now focus on developing end-to-end solutions for shipowners
  • Jinhui Shipping sells third bulker this month as it 'fine tunes' fleet
    Oslo-listed bulker owner finds Hong Kong buyer for elderly supramax
  • Trafigura banks $2.4bn to manage price volatility ahead of winter
    Swiss trading and chartering giant refinances debt from 2019 and 2021
  • UniCredit loses claim against Glencore over Hin Leong transaction
    Singapore High Court says trader did not defraud or deceive the bank into issuing the letter of credit
  • Supply chain headaches threaten compliance with IMO's carbon reduction laws, V.Group says
    Industry has 'woken up', but practical issues emerge, says ship manager's green guru
  • Insurer Gard responds as crew medical claims soar
    Latest figures confirm worrying rise in mental health related claims and suicides
  • Ciner gets fresh Chinese leasing finance for a string of bulkers
    Turkish player lines up $136m for ships in the water and under construction
  • United Maritime keeps the share buybacks rolling after tanker sales
    Greek owner continues to boost shareholder value with open-market deals
  • Bangladeshi ship recyclers take to boats in big buffalo rescue mission
    Workers at Kabir Steel in Chattogram save valuable farm animals swept out to sea by Cyclone Sitrang
  • Yangzijiang cracks LNG newbuilding market with order for two ships
    Germany's Hammonia Reederei and Peter Dohle are being linked to the order for the 175,000-cbm gas carriers
  • New Andhra Pradesh ship recycling project will be an industry-wide collaborative effort
    Indian state's maritime board is targeting shipowners, steel mills and existing recyclers as potential investors
  • Andhra Pradesh planning India's first European-standard ship-recycling facilities
    State's maritime board deputy chief executive tells TradeWinds the beaching method will not be used
  • Sembcorp Marine confirms contract to convert cylindrical drilling units to FLNGs for New Fortress
    Singapore shipyard says contract mark its successful debut in the floating LNG market

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American Shipperweb site
OCTOBER 26, 2022
  • Both sides blast proposal affecting ocean carrier profits, service contracts
    Ocean carrier contracts and carriers' ability to make a profit are put to the test in a proposed rule, according to reaction from shippers and carriers.

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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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