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October 28, 2022

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Exim Indiaweb site
OCTOBER 28, 2022
  • Container shipping industry called to collectively embrace digital standards-based innovation
  • Sanjam Sahi Gupta addresses IMO's 2nd GloFouling Partnerships R&D Forum & Exhibition
  • New research highlights urgent need for the transport sector to collaborate & scale sustainable fuels
  • Market volatility causing classic 'boom and bust cycle' in container shipping industry: Report
  • Steps to mitigate container misappropriation
  • DP World reports volume growth across its global portfolio of container terminals in 9M2022
  • Vessel utilisation remains low
  • MOL coal carrier with 'Wind Challenger' hard sail marks maiden call in Australia
  • CMA CGM overweight surcharge from Indian Subcontinent, Middle East Gulf, Red Sea, Egypt to the US East Coast, US Gulf & Canada East Coast
  • Seafrigo Group starts construction of a new frozen foods logistics platform in Le Havre's port area
  • Höegh Autoliners registers strong financial results in Q3
  • A.P. Moller-Maersk's new warehouse at Dadri becomes the company's first run entirely by women
  • Indo-China trade up during Jan.-Sept.
  • Gangavaram Port is now Adani Gangavaram Port
  • MoPSW entities carry out number of initiatives under special disposal campaign
  • New system of paperless Customs compliance for exports in the works: CBIC
  • CBDT extends due date for furnishing return of income
  • Cardamom exports lose as cheaper crop floods Gulf region
  • LNG imports lowest in Q2 FY23

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International Transport Journalweb site
OCTOBER 28, 2022
  • Hand in hand in Houston
  • More than Kiwis
  • Czech intermodal terminal now open for business
  • Increased transparency in groupage handling
  • Duisport is not Tollerort
  • TAP Cargo taps into maindeck capacity
  • Changes at the helm of TAM Americas
  • A twin operation in India
  • Mars Logistics now on French soil
  • Road-rail service for plastic pipes
  • Volumes at DPW still growing
  • Astre Italia names network coordinator
  • Amazon partners with Hawaiian Airlines
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Ukraine and Moldova: better links with TEN-T
  • Taking a different way to the Cape
  • Latam Cargo: more flights from Huntsville
  • GXO wants to grow - in employees
  • TRL welcomes Clive Hickman

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The Loadstarweb site
OCTOBER 27, 2022
  • Samsung lodges 'unreasonable D&D fees' complaint against Zim with FMC
  • Cosco stake in Hamburg's CTT stirs unease over Chinese influence in ports
  • Against the odds: Yoohoo! DHL rides to boohoo's corporate rescue
  • Quiet Cosco sale of stake in Duisberg trimodal terminal project a mystery
  • Maersk Air Cargo gears up for transpac take-off, despite a soft market
  • On the wires: Between M&A and cost cuts, Kuehne + Nagel will save every cent
  • Digital focus is key as Saudi Arabia invests billions in logistics infrastructure
  • MSC looks to add more 8,000 teu utility vessels as its fleet ambitions grow
  • Sea cargo insurance turns from broad brush to black box

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Marine Logweb site
OCTOBER 27, 2022
  • World Energy Outlook paints scenarios with major implications for shipping
    The global energy crisis triggered by Russia's invasion of Ukraine is causing profound and long-lasting changes that have the potential to hasten the transition to a more sustainable and secure energy system,
  • Norwegian operator orders e-tug for Oslo
    Turkey's Sanmar Shipyards has booked another e-tug order. It has signed an order that will see it build a zero-emission ElectRA 2200SX design tugboat for Norway's Buksér og Berging. The order comes
  • Carnival will fit more cruise ships with air lubrication systems
    The world's largest cruise company, Carnival Corporation & plc [NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK] plans to expand its program for installation of air lubrication systems (ALS) to a majority of its cruise line
  • DeepOcean charters in Møkster subsea vessel Stril Server
    Oslo, Norway, headquartered subsea services provider DeepOcean has entered a long term agreement to charter the 2014-built multi-purpose subsea vessel Stril Server from Stavanger based Simon Møkster Shipping. The contract will start

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Container Newsweb site
OCTOBER 27, 2022
  • IMO and WISTA introduce new platform for female speakers
    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA International) have created the new Maritime Speakers Bureau platform, a speaker bank for women in shipping, aiming to end the tradition of all-male speaker panels, sometimes referred to as "manels". This will promote different role models and eliminate the excuse that 'I can't find a
  • Bunker indices continue downward trend
    Over Week 43, MABUX global bunker indices continued their moderate downward movement. The 380 HSFO index fell to US$487.96/MT, the VLSFO index, in turn, fell to US$787.40/MT and the MGO index showed the most significant drop to US$1,167.90/MT. The global weekly average Scrubber Spread (SS) - the price difference between 380 HSFO and VLSFO - showed a downward reversal in week 43 and fell below US$
  • Bangladesh starts dredging main navigation channel of Payra port
    Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated today (27 October) capital dredging works of the main navigation channel of the country's third-largest seaport, Payra port, located in south-central Bangladesh. The Dutch company Jan De Nul will carry out the dredging works of the 75-kilometre-long access channel namely Rabnabad channel which will be 100 to 125-meter wide with 10.5-meter water
  • Drewry's WCI registers 35th consecutive fall, loses 80% of the pandemic gains
    The Drewry's World Container Index took a 7% tumble to quote at US$3,145. The Index which has lost 67% annually and 70% since its peak, has now retraced over 81% of its gains ever since the pandemic hit the globe. After a series of double-digit percentage weekly losses, the magnitude of fall was reduced since the start of October. However, the 7% dip in the week was its greatest, in percentage te
  • First Maersk warehouse run entirely by women
    A.P. Moller - Maersk has increased the workforce of its new warehouse in Dadri , Uttar Pradesh, India with the addition of 84 women. The 100,000m² warehouse, located within the company's Container Freight Station (CFS) facility, is the first of its kind, with women managing and handling all operations and duties at the facility. Hand-picked from nearby villages, Maersk recruited, trained and crea
  • Samsung files FMC complaint against ZIM
    South Korea's leading electronics maker Samsung Electronics has joined the list of shippers who have complained about mainline operators' conduct to the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC). On 26 October, Samsung Electronics' New Jersey subsidiary accused ZIM Integrated Shipping Services of imposing thousands of detention and demurrage (D&D) charges, when the Israeli carrier did not manage to de
  • New intra-Europe container service to start in November
    Sun Lines of TSG will launch a new container service between the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom in November. The rotation of the service will be Rotterdam (Netherlands) - Stockholm (Sweden) - Hull (United Kingdom) - Rotterdam. The Dutch shipping line will operate the service for both short sea as well as transshipment containers. Hutchison Ports Stockholm said the new service will giv
  • CMA CGM secures its move to larger terminal in Yokohama port
    On 26 October, CMA CGM Group and Yokohama Kawasaki International Port Corporation (YKIP) signed a reservation agreement for the Honmokufuto D5 container terminal at the Port of Yokohama in Japan. This primes the relocation of CMA CGM's current container terminal operations at D4 to D5 by October 2026, according to a statement. This agreement promises more capacity at the container terminal and a
  • 6,500 port workers in Chile on two-day strike
    Port workers in Chile have begun a two-day strike action to demand better working conditions through an agreement with the country's government. Around 6,500 stevedoring workers, members of the Chilean port union, Union Portuaria, present in 23 ports and terminals throughout the country, launched a 48-hour strike on Wednesday (26 October) morning and are expected to return to work at 8:00 am on F
  • How can a good financial manager change your life?
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  • Top 5 Customer Service Best Practices To Follow In 2022
    A customer will always prefer a seller who is providing him with the best quality, customer satisfaction, as well as loyalty. Lacking any of these practices will result in the loss of customers because they want to build up relationships with companies in the long term. One of the vital tactics of marketing is customer service and how you please your customers to the extent that they stay loyal t

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Splashweb site
OCTOBER 27, 2022
  • Belships seals three new charters
    Norway's Belships has chartered out three of its ultramax bulk carriers on period contracts. The Oslo-listed company has one vessel fixed between 10 and 13 months at $17,750 per day, the second between 11 and 13 months at 16,250 per day, and the third vessel will earn $17,250 per day and be employed between five ...
  • Diana Shipping scores another ultramax fixture
    New York-listed Greek bulker owner Diana Shipping has secured a charter deal from Singapore's Delta Corp Shipping for its recently-delivered ultramax . The 20015-built 60,446 dwt ship formerly known as STH London has already started its charter, earning $17,000 per day for the next 14 and up to 16 months. The New York-listed firm, which ...
  • Performance Shipping charters aframax to Glencore's ST Shipping
    Greek tanker owner Performance Shipping has chartered out its aframax to Glencore's Singapore-based ST Shipping and Transport. The contract of the 2011-built vessel is set to commence in December at $30,000 per day and last 24 months with options to extend or reduce the charter for 45 days. Performance Shipping now has three aframaxes under ...
  • GasLog Partners fixes out three LNG carriers
    GasLog Partners has inked new multi-month time charter agreements securing employment for three liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. The US-listed owner and operator has fixed the 2013-built tri-fuel diesel electric (TFDE) GasLog Shanghai to Woodside Energy Shipping Singapore for two years, while a one-year charter has been agreed with an undisclosed energy major for the ...
  • RWE places bids for five wind permits in Polish Baltic Sea
    German utility RWE has submitted bids for all five areas in the latest Polish offshore wind seabed leasing round in the Baltic Sea with a total capacity of 7.8 GW. The area includes a site, located in the direct vicinity of RWE's under-development FEW Baltic 2 wind farm, for which the company has introduced a ...
  • Sembcorp Marine to buy Keppel Offshore & Marine under revised deal
    Singapore's Sembcorp Marine and Keppel Corporation have revised their merger deal which will now see Sembcorp Marine acquire the latter's offshore oil rig builder Keppel O&M in a S$4.5bn ($3.19bn) deal. The amended deal would increase the equity ratio for Sembmarine's shareholders to 46% of the new company from 44%, with Keppel and its shareholders ...
  • J. Lauritzen buys into Cadeler
    Danish maritime investment company J. Lauritzen has bought into compatriot offshore wind contractor Cadeler. "We are happy to share that J. Lauritzen has become part of the owner group of Cadeler. We are excited to be part of a visionary company that installs renewable energy for the future, the company said via LinkedIn. The BW ...
  • Grimaldi taps China Merchants Heavy for up to 10 ammonia-ready car carrier newbuilds
    Italian shipowner Grimaldi Group has signed an order for the construction of up to ten ammonia-ready pure car and truck carriers worth around $1bn. The Naples-based company has confirmed the expected order for five firm 9,000 ceu units at China Merchants Heavy Industries Jiangsu shipyard with an option for five additional ships. Grimaldi is expected ...
  • C-Innovation scores multi-year contract in US Gulf
    US marine services player C-Innovation (C-I), an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore, has inked a multi-year contract with an undisclosed Gulf of Mexico major, securing work for two vessels. The 2021-built C Constructor will support C-I's new well delivery program while the 2010-built Holiday has been earmarked for inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) services. Both ...
  • Pacific Basin readies methanol-fuelled bulker orders in Japan
    One of Hong Kong's largest shipowners has come out in favour of methanol in the future fuel debate. Pacific Basin, which has around 250 bulk carriers on its books, has stated today that methanol is its preferred fuel for commercially viable zero-emission vessels. In May this year, Pacific Basin entered into a memorandum of understanding ...
  • Carrier complaints stack up at the Federal Maritime Commission
    The Federal Maritime Commission is keeping busy with an increasing intro of complaints from shippers. The latest two to emerge involve Israeli carrier ZIM and Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC), the world's largest containerline. Samsung Electronics America has filed against ZIM, hitting out at the more than 2,000 individual demurrage charges and in excess of 7,000 ...
  • UK drilling workers call off strike
    Hundreds of drilling and contract maintenance workers have called off their strike after securing a double-digit pay rise. The Unite union confirmed that more than 450 workers covered by the United Kingdom Drilling Contractors Association had accepted the 10% increase, which is backdated to June. The union members employed by Archer, Maersk, Transocean and Odfjell ...
  • CMA CGM to move to larger premises at Yokohama port
    French liner CMA CGM will move into larger, new premises at Yokohama port in four years time. The world's third-largest carrier has signed a deal to move from terminal D4 to D5 at Yokohama in October 2026, a switch that promises more container yard capacity and a doubling of reefer plugs. The D5 terminal will ...
  • Elpida Petraki elected president of WISTA International
    Elpida Petraki has been elected as the president of WISTA International, taking over from Despina Panayiotou Theodossiou as the head of the global women in shipping organisation. Petraki has been working for Greek tanker firm ENEA Management since 1998. She also heads up WISTA Hellas and is a member of the board of directors for ...
  • Shipyards pitched to build new marine-based nuclear power plant
    Portland-based NuScale Power and Canada's Prodigy Clean Energy have announced a new conceptual design for a transportable and marine-based small modular reactor (SMR) power generating facility, which they are now pitching to shipyards to build. Compared to terrestrial deployments, the benefits of using Prodigy's technologies to deploy the NuScale power plant begins with manufacturing and ...
  • Al Seer Marine adds another VLCC
    Fast-growing Al Seer Marine has bagged another VLCC, its third in the space of four months. The company has taken the 2020-built Elandra Everest, and renamed it . Guy Neivens, CEO of Al Seer Marine, said: "The sentiment for tankers is strong, with VLCC earnings having risen consistently since June. The global tanker demand is ...
  • Floating offshore wind challenged by supply chain conundrum
    Floating foundation selection involves comparing a combination of technical and operational factors. Arguably the operational factors will have a bigger impact throughout the asset's lifecycle, says Mark Goalen, director of offshore engineering at Houlder. While the offshore wind market enjoyed its best year yet in 2021, with 21GW of capacity commissioned, only 57MW of that ...
  • Unionized port workers in Chile on strike for two days
    About 6,500 members of Union Portuaria at 23 Chilean ports began a 48-hour strike on Wednesday morning. They are expected to return to work at 8:00 am on Friday. The workers are protesting the lack of progress in contract negotiations with the Chilean government. Among other things, they are pushing for the modernisation of port ...
  • ExxonMobil announces two new Guyana discoveries
    ExxonMobil has made two discoveries at the Sailfin-1 and Yarrow-1 wells in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana, adding to its extensive portfolio of development opportunities. The company has made more than 30 discoveries on the block since 2015. The Sailfin-1 well encountered approximately 312 feet (95 metres) of hydrocarbon-bearing sandstone and was drilled in 4,616 ...

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Lloyd's Listweb site
OCTOBER 27, 2022
  • Piraeus port sees profits increase by 62% in first nine months
    Container handling up by 7.8% at PPA facility
  • Samsung files FMC complaint against ZIM
    Samsung Electronics America accuses ZIM of charging it "improper" detention and demurrage charges that stemmed from ZIM's own failures to...
  • Testing of world's first ammonia marine engine paused as Copenhagen centre upgrades safety
    'We're depending on ammonia... we cannot allow any failure here. It must be a success,' says MAN B&W head of...
  • GasLog Partners sells another steam LNG carrier
    Liquefied natural gas carrier owner beats analyst forecasts with strong third-quarter profit
  • Sanctions will remove 2m barrels per day from Russia oil production, says IEA
    'One of the effects of Russia's actions is that the era of rapid growth in natural gas demand draws to...
  • Japan Club cover for EU-sanctioned Russia cargoes 'little real benefit'
    'Even where owners and insurers are willing and able to continue to do business in sanctions-bound Russia, the broad reach...
  • Russia-classed fleet to lose 9% of activity following EU ban
    Ships registered to Russia's classification society will be prohibited from entering EU ports from April next year. Arrivals have been...
  • MSC's TIL partners with local developer to establish new Baltimore box terminal
    New terminal will add more than 50% to the port's current container capacity, but volume growth in Baltimore lags its...
  • Dry bulk players issue dividends amid softer spot market
    Companies have mixed views on the outlook, with one expecting an improvement for the smaller-sized bulk carriers amid slowing economies...
  • Greek shipping executive Elpi Petraki voted new head of Wista International
    Greek Wista president succeeds Despina Theodosiou, who bows out after impressive five-year tenure
  • Europe expected to replace more Russian gas imports
    In the event of a full stop of Russian gas supply with a 10% demand cut, gas storage in the...
  • Pacific Basin favours methanol for smaller-sized bulk carriers
    Having identified the best type of future fuel to use, the Hong Kong-based operator says it is now embarking on...
  • Grimaldi firms order for ammonia-ready PCTCs
    The ammonia-ready vessels, which will be built at China's Jiangsu yard and scheduled for delivery between 2025 and the end...
  • Imperial Petroleum posts 'amazing' profit increase
    Chief executive Harry Vafias says results should help stubbornly low share price to lift and enable the company to avoid...
  • Digital communications in shipping is not a drill
    Lloyd's List markets editor Michelle Wiese Bockmann will feature as part of a virtual panel discussion on why shipping should...
  • Investigation unable to detect mine in Ukraine grain corridor
    The inspection did not find a mine in the grain corridor route, but a tug is escorting ships travelling today...
  • V.Group hires advisers to assist in proposed loan amendment and extension
    V.Group's debt consists of more than $500m of term loans that are due in March 2024, a $25m term loan...
  • Yokohama port locks in CMA CGM to new D5 terminal
    he new terminal will have 20% more yard capacity and over double the number of reefer plugs, while the new...
  • FSL Trust pockets $5m profit from product tanker sale
    FSL Trust recently announced it is extending its business scope beyond tankers to include the offshore and renewable segments
  • Daily Briefing
    Japan Club will cover EU-sanctioned Russia cargoes | Container lines 'concerned' about EU parliament adoption of mandate for green hydrogen...

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
OCTOBER 27, 2022
  • Trans-Pac schedule reliability improved again in September
    Carriers in the eastbound trans-Pacific continue to improve their on-time vessel arrivals at US ports as softer import volumes contributed to reductions in vessel backlogs and marine terminal congestion.
  • US trade groups urge Biden to re-engage to avert rail strike
    Now that a second rail union has rejected the tentative contract deal brokered by the Biden administration, trade associations are asking the White House to intervene before a potential November strike.
  • US truckload spot market likely at a bottom: Schneider
    Schneider says the peak season will be muted because shippers moved inventory into warehouses earlier this year, but the weaker volumes do not necessarily mean steep rate cuts for shippers in 2023 contracts.
  • Houston approves long-dwell box fees to prod shippers
    The move to impose fees on long-dwelling containers comes as the import backlog at Port Houston has created truck queues outside its terminals and increased turn times for drivers.
  • Shippers turning to spot market as demand, rates weaken: K+N
    The severe space constraints that drove container shipping rates to record levels over the past two years are over, easing shippers' reliance on long-term fixed rates.
  • Irreconcilable issues prolonging West Coast longshore labor talks
    The longer it takes for the ILWU and West Coast longshore employers to agree on a new contract, the threat of disruption grows and more cargo will be diverted elsewhere - some of it permanently.
  • Geodis RFP effort a sign of growing automation adoption
    A Geodis initiative around automating service requests from shippers is an example of growing consumption of robotic process automation in the third-party logistics industry.

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TradeWindsweb site
OCTOBER 27, 2022
  • Singapore bulker operator looks for $2.3m from mysterious Texas outfit
    Tomini Felicity jumped from terminal to terminal, running up a substantial bill, registered owner alleges
  • Diana Shipping fixes ultramax bulker period deal in rising market
    New York-listed owner signs $7m deal with Delta Corp Shipping that starteed on Thursday
  • IEA: Ammonia key fuel for shipping to hit climate change goals
    International body says current IMO proposals fall short if shipping is to limit temperature rises to 1.5C
  • Performance Shipping fixes third tanker on period deal
    In total, three recent time charter deals will provide the company $46.9m
  • LNG shipping to remain tight for 'foreseeable future', GasLog Partners says
    Paolo Enoizi-led company cashes in on newfound S&P liquidity for sector but shies away from talk of growth - for now
  • Conflict and profit will slow flow of tankers to breaking yards, BRS says
    French broker is forecasting only 39 ships of MR size and above to be scrapped in 2023
  • 'Difficult' box market not yet pre-Covid, says DHL
    Supply chain problems in container shipping could run for the next two years
  • Dorian LPG making the extraordinary ordinary with $40m payout
    'Irregular' dividends are becoming a habit in thriving VLGC markets
  • Streetwise: Why Robert Bugbee fears another upgrade from his 'favourite' investment bank
    Shipping finance newsletter explores the complicated relationship between Scorpio Tankers and analysts at Deutsche Bank in a banner year for the shipowner
  • GasLog Partners charters out more LNG tonnage in hot market
    Greek shipowner announces three new term deals as it strikes a new sale-and-leaseback deal and concludes another
  • Rederi Gotland moves closer to tanker exit with sale of MRs
    Swedish owner focusing on passenger shipping as it takes advantage of higher asset prices
  • Japan P&I Club sounds warning over cover limits for sanctioned shipments
    Insurance mutual can provide only limited cover for ships carrying Russian cargoes
  • Pacific Basin opts for methanol on next generation of newbuildings
    Bulker owner has completed study of options with Nihon Shipyard and Mitsui & Co
  • DOF Group debt swells to $2.5bn as critical restructuring deadline nears
    Norwegian offshore vessel owner's borrowings increased by US dollar strength ahead of creditor votes on rescue plan
  • 'Few worrying signs' as SpareBank 1 increases shipping lending
    Norwegian bank saw lower loan losses in the third quarter as its shipping and transport portfolio rises to $1.33bn
  • Grimaldi puts pen to paper on order for up to 10 PCTCs
    Order for five vessels plus options for five more signed with China Merchants Heavy Industry Holdings
  • Blinken says New Taiwan crisis will hit global trade
    US Secretary of State warns of major impact on world economy if tensions continue
  • IEA: Russia's oil export decline will be permanent
    Global energy outlook predicts that Moscow's net oil exports will fall by one-quarter to 2030
  • Comite Maritime International elects first woman president
    Global maritime law factory that was 'the IMO before there was an IMO' has reported progress and setbacks towards key treaties
  • BRS sees appetite for tanker orders rising despite looming recession
    Three-year lead time for deliveries means economic slump will not dent shipowners' growing enthusiasm
  • Hyundai yards finally return to profit after being in red for the last three quarters
    A favourable exchange rate has helped to lift the KSOE's earnings
  • Insurer Steamship Mutual targets 7.5% general increase
    Underwriting results have improved at the club, but it has been hit by negative investment returns
  • Clarksons says Navigator's gas fleet is a good bet on US energy dominance
    Analysts believe owner will benefit from cost advantage of US feedstocks
  • Prices rise as mystery buyers flock to older VLCCs to serve Russian trades
    But jump in value for ageing tonnage is not filtering through to younger vessels despite an apparently buoyant market
  • Mystery buyers eschew modern VLCCs hiking prices for older ships to serve Russian trades
    But price rises for ageing tonnage are not filtering through to younger vessels despite an apparently buoyant market
  • Insurer Steamship Mutual targets 7% general increase
    Underwriting results have improved at the club, but it has been hit by negative investment returns
  • Hoegh Autoliners sees tonnage tightness continuing as profit jumps to $92m
    Norwegian car carrier owner says port congestion and supply chain disruption is easing
  • Al Seer Marine continues VLCC buying spree with third ship in four months
    Middle East owner takes spending on large crude tankers to over $245m on the back of strengthening market
  • TMI sees potential for handysize recovery when US grains start moving
    London-listed owner says weaker market has been triggered by unwinding of port congestion
  • Harren Group sets up shop in Africa with Nigeria outpost
    German shipping and logistics eyes potential for all its activities across heavy lift as well as tankers and bulkers
  • China's Xi Jinping: captain of the global ship
    Chinese president's rising power will continue to have ramifications for the maritime sector
  • Tianjin Southwest Maritime makes debut in LNG sector with $750m order
    Chinese shipowner has teamed up with CSSC Ship Leasing to order three vessels at Hudong-Zhonghua backed by charter contracts
  • MOL set to partner Cosco on order for up to five LNG carriers at Dalian Shipbuilding
    Duo lined up for up to five nine newbuildings sought by Sinopec, with Shandong Shipping unmasked as provider of remaining quartet

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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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