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November 28, 2022

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Exim India web site
NOVEMBER 28, 2022
  • Gujarat Junction 2022 gathers the fraternity in Gandhidham to confer on relevant topics & appreciate some of the best
  • Baltic Exchange Market Report (25 November 2022)
  • Volumes continue to grow strongly on NAM East Coast
  • A.P. Moller-Maersk flags off 'Pratigya Express', a new dedicated weekly rail service from NCR to APM Terminals Pipavav
  • Edible oil body advocates import cuts
  • HDC crane maintenance works complete
  • FinMin sees $5 trn economy by FY27
  • Pitch for decriminalisation in GST law, reduction in personal income tax rates

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International Transport Journal web site
NOVEMBER 28, 2022
  • Hydrogen-powered freight train to deliver water
  • JD Logistics Airlines: from Shenzhen to Hangzhou
  • For a new fulfilment hub in UAE
  • Elbe: quick dredging required
  • Delivering vital medicines to Pakistan
  • Australian AAL wins award for salvage operation
  • No more night shifts for Gertner Express
  • Bimco explains carbon intensity index (CII)
  • Silver for railcar leasing company
  • Belgian bottler to cut CO2 emissions by 75%
  • EIC grant for Dronamics
  • Algiers International Airport has a new CEO
  • Railways secure fuel supply
  • Rwandair boosts cargo capacity
  • Quantron expands its hydrogen team
  • Rebranding of data specialist
  • Transporting the rocket
  • "Curiosity of the Day"

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The Loadstar web site
NOVEMBER 25, 2022
  • Record blankings as freight rates threaten a hard landing for box lines
  • Shippers urge an end to truck strike as South Korean exports take a hit
  • Post-DB Schenker jolter - dissecting DSV, Kuehne & DHL GFF
  • India's shippers feel frozen out as perishable exports are hit by freight tax
  • East beating west - a tale of two (US) coasts
  • Forwarders call for rules to prevent carrier dominance of global supply chains
  • Schiphol awaits results of EU slot consultation as MAA bans older widebodies
  • Aerospace, automotive and oil & gas keeping charter brokers in the air

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Container News web site
NOVEMBER 25, 2022
  • Maersk adds new weekly rail service in India
    A.P. Moller - Maersk has announced another weekly, dedicated rail service, the 'Pratigya Express', from Sonipat Inland Container Depot (ICD) in National Capital Region (NCR) to APM Terminals Pipavav Port on the western coast of India in Gujarat. Maersk's new 'Pratigya Express' service on the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) will move 90 TEUs every week. "The NCR is abundant with retail an
  • Crew released from twice-hijacked South Korean tanker
    South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said today (25 November) that the crew on a South Korean-owned oil tanker has been released unhurt after the vessel was hijacked on 24 November. The 5,700 DWT products tanker, B. Ocean, owned by SK Shipping, was manned by two South Koreans and 17 Indonesians when it lost contact around 7 am South Korean time on 24 November. At the time, B. Ocean was 200 n
  • Ship robbery in Mongla port - ReCAAP concerned over piracy in Singapore Strait
    Bangladesh Coast Guard has recovered a huge volume of goods looted from a Liberian flag carrier vessel at Mongla port on 24 November. A group of pirates on Tuesday (22 November) night boarded the ship namely AS Elenia which was anchored at the outer bar of the Mongla port. The robbers took away huge volumes of paints, machinery, ropes, gas cylinders, etc from the ship in two small boats by breaki
  • Port of New York and New Jersey overtakes San Pedro Bay giants for third consecutive month
    Port of New York and New Jersey is the busiest container port in the United States for the third month in a row, handling 18.9% more boxes in October 2022 over pre-pandemic October 2019. In particular, the Port of New York and New Jersey moved 792,548 TEUs in the previous month, surpassing the two container giants on the West Coast of the United States, the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and Port of
  • Box rates could deteriorate to pre-Covid levels in December
    Further slides in the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) are continuing, and it is expected that in December, freight levels will be at pre-pandemic levels. On 18 November, SCFI stood at 1,307 points, plunging 74% from an all-time high of 5,110 points on 7 January, and bringing the index near the 1,000 points seen in January 2020, just before the Covid-19 crisis erupted. Shanghai-North E
  • China ports handle 245 million TEUs so far with Shanghai, Ningbo and Shenzhen taking lion's share
    The container throughput of Chinese ports reached 244.9 million TEUs from January to October 2022, which represents a year-on-year increase of 4%. Additionally, Chinese ports have seen a slight year-on-year growth of 0.5% in terms of tons, handling 12,933.8 million tons in the first ten months of the year. The chart below shows the cargo throughput and container throughput data of the twelve majo
  • GAC involved in Greece's first LNG ship-to-ship transfer
    The first-ever ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Greek territorial waters has been successfully completed with the support of GAC Greece's shipping and project logistics teams. About 140,000 m³ of LNG was transferred from Hoegh Norway's tanker Arctic Princess to GasLog Athens, a new Floating Storage Unit (FSU) currently anchored at Pachi, west of Athens, the capital of
  • Scientific Essay Format: Definition and Features
    A scientific essay requires students to analyze a scientific problem. Based on the information they get, they have to develop a workable solution. The writer is expected to provide their opinion on the issue. The essay features an abstract, introduction, methodology, results, discussion, and references. The introduction provides the hypotheses to be tested. The methodology describes in detail how
  • Does The Death On High Seas Act Apply To Oil Rig Workers?
    It can be complicated when a crew member dies on an oil rig because they aren't on a boat. There are laws in place that protect seamen, but oil rig workers are in a gray area concerning death. Fortunately, the Death On High Seas Act applies to oil rig workers. Their surviving family members are able to receive wrongful death benefits on their behalf. When an oil rig worker dies, they leave behind

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Splash web site
NOVEMBER 25, 2022
  • Nexans picks up Celtic Interconnector contract
    Paris-based cabling firm Nexans has won a contract for the interconnector project that will directly link the French and Irish electricity grids for the first time. The project called the Celtic Interconnector, developed by the joint venture between transmission system operators RTE and EirGrid, will connect Ireland to mainland Europe with a 700MW capacity, equivalent ...
  • Awilco LNG ties up fresh time charter
    Norwegian owner Awilco LNG has landed a new time charter contract with an undisclosed major utility for the 2013-built LNG carrier, . The charter of the 156,000 cu m vessel is for about 18 months, commencing in direct continuation of the current charter. The contract is estimated to contribute to an EBITDA of about $73m ...
  • Record Chinese covid cases spark concern
    The number of covid cases in China has spiked to record highs this week as officials ordered lockdown measures in major cities, including Zhengzhou, where protests were staged at the largest iPhone factory in the world. More than one-fifth of China's total gross domestic product (GDP) is currently under lockdown, according to a report issued ...
  • Korean tanker hit by pirates for second time this year
    Two South Koreans and 17 Indonesian sailors kidnapped on international waters in West Africa have been released unharmed. The 4,000 dwt tanker, , owned by South Korean shipping company SK Shipping, was hit by pirates for the second time this year. Pirates stole petroleum cargoes as well as destroying much equipment onboard. The ship is ...
  • STX Dalian restarts shipbuilding with order for four handy bulkers
    One of the largest shipbuilding bases in China is being resuscitated after an eight-year hiatus due to bankruptcy. STX Dalian Shipbuilding has won orders to build four 20,000 dwt handysize ships, according to Caixin, a well-respected Beijing-headquartered financial newswire. In July this year, Hengli Heavy Industry Group, a subsidiary of petrochemical giant Hengli Group, paid ...
  • Biden administration approves application for new oil export project on Texas coast
    The US Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Tuesday approved the application for the Sea Port Oil Terminal (SPOT), a new offshore oil export terminal in the Gulf of Mexico. The facility will be America's largest oil export terminal, expected to add 2m barrels per day to US oil export capacity. The decision requires SPOT LLC to ...
  • Canada's energy service contractors seek new tax credit to help cut emissions
    The Canadian Association of Energy Contractors (CAOEC), which has a mandate to promote a strong energy services industry in Canada, is lobbying the federal government for a 50% refundable tax credit for drillers looking to put new carbon-abatement technologies into service. "The challenge for our industry is there's a lack of capital interest in the ...
  • Hong Kong: Owners battle to right the ship
    Wellington Koo, chairman of the city's shipowning association, knows how to get Hong Kong back on the maritime map. Will the authorities listen? The concluding instalment from our Hong Kong special. Wellington Koo has followed his forebears to assume chairmanship of the Hong Kong Shipowners Association (HKSOA). Arguably his two-year rein at the influential local ...

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Lloyd's List web site
NOVEMBER 25, 2022
  • Shipping on high alert amid warning of more drone attacks
    Drones are increasingly being used to attack commercial vessels operating in the Red Sea and Middle East Gulf. There have...
  • CMA CGM shores up finances ahead of downturn
    Carrier has paid down its debt and invested in sectors adjacent to its shipping concerns. Warns that inflationary environment is...
  • Technical departments 'too stretched to future-proof ships'
    An overlooked impact of the pandemic has been the downsizing of shipping companies' the teams which will be critical to...
  • Waiting for IMO: Don't let nothing happen twice
    When it comes to climate change, shipping cannot be reduced to the roles of the hapless tramp protagonists of Samuel...
  • Data corroborates reports of Novorossiysk drone attack on oil terminal
    Reports reflect a major escalation in risk for shipowners calling at the Black Sea port that exports 40% of Russian...
  • Recent tanker sales dominated by 'undisclosed' buyers
    Half of all tanker sales so far this year are estimated to have been purchased for the trading of Iranian...
  • Coal trades shake-up to continue to benefit bulkers
    Europe will be forced to look further afield for coal after being told to cut back on Russian supplies. Elsewhere...
  • Between the lines: Stemming the decline
    Carriers are pulling capacity in face of reduced demand, but not fast enough. Schedule reliability is improving as congestion eases
  • Sharp rise in demand for dual-fuel newbuild orders
    Owners' appetite for methanol-fuelled ships is increasing, while a surge in large LNG carriers has also helped lift the market...
  • Top 10 technology leaders 2022
    Our build up to One Hundred People 2022 moves on to looking toward those at the forefront of maritime technology...
  • SK Shipping tanker contact lost in Gulf of Guinea
    Ship left Sierra Leone's Freetown anchorage last week and is listed as heading for open sea with no specific destination
  • Daily Briefing
    Aframax tanker freight rates hit 17-year high ahead of Russian oil bans | Gallagher predicts rates for hull and machinery...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
NOVEMBER 25, 2022
  • Retailers bank on themselves to handle final mile
    Retailers that have seen final-mile costs more than double during the pandemic are increasingly making investments in their last-leg delivery networks.

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TradeWinds web site
NOVEMBER 25, 2022
  • Tanker S&P index soars to highest level since January 2009 as bulkers hit 14-month low
    Sales volumes slip back in both sectors, but it does not prevent tanker values from continuing to soar
  • ICS tells Nigeria to free Heroic Idun crew
    The 26 seafarers have been held since 12 August for alleged oil theft and falsely reporting piracy
  • North P&I Club seeks to counter turbulent times with a 10% rate hike
    Management say claims are down, but economic uncertainties lie ahead
  • No cooling for 'super-tight' western VLGC market
    Fearnley Securities sees lack of vessels keeping rates buoyant in December
  • Daily swings can be deceiving as VLCC supply stretched thin, Clarksons says
    Analysts argue small variations in activity can lead to huge moves in spot earnings
  • Editor's selection: Carbon drive shifts from COP to MEPC; Boxships' blank Xmas blitz; Tanker owners 'dirty up'
    At a glance: some of the biggest stories of the week brought to you by TradeWinds' global team of journalists
  • The best offence is a good defence for bulker owners as outlook looks bearish
    Will owners get more involved with cargo trading to ride out weaker markets in the future?
  • Higher interest rates could help owners dodge insurance hikes, says Gallagher
    Broker predicts inflation and reinsurance concerns will push up the cost of hull and machinery insurance
  • 'Super-tight' western VLGC market not cooling down any time soon
    Fearnley Securities sees lack of vessels keeping rates buoyant in December
  • EU nations wrangle over Russia price cap level
    Tanker owners left waiting for a decision as crude import ban looms
  • Awilco LNG locks away TFDE vessel on 18-month charter
    Two-ship LNG carrier owner now officially sold out for 2023 and 80% of following year
  • Damen Shipyards and NIBC providing more cash for newbuild leases
    Dutch yard and lender extending deal to help owners build emissions-reducing ships
  • Awilco LNG locks away TFDE vessel on eighteen-month charter
    Two-ship LNG carrier owner now officially sold out for 2023 and 80% of following year
  • 'Smart' money: Avance Gas mulls newbuilds but prefers rewarding shareholders, for now
    Boss explains what VLGC owner could do with huge cash pile
  • CSSC Shipping moves into wind with purchase of WTIV newbuilding in China
    Leasing company teams with CGN International to charter vessel to wind power company Summer Bihai
  • Shipowners should benefit from a 'remarkable' year of low pool claims, says broker Aon
    International Group pool claims picking up but remain low
  • Reach Subsea buys its first ship for $29m to secure offshore capacity
    Norwegian operator strikes deal with Ostensjo Rederi for the Edda Sun
  • SK Shipping tanker hijacked off West Africa for second time this year
    Cargo stolen as pirates board the B.Ocean again
  • NYK Bulk and major copper producer aiming to make shipments greener
    The two companies may involve third parties to decarbonise the supply chain of copper products
  • Keppel pockets $160m from sale of first of ex-Tor Olav Troim rigs
    Singapore yard group says delivery of rig will reduce its financial exposure to the legacy assets
  • Improving offshore market helps Marco Polo Marine boost profit by 20%
    Singapore-listed company's performance also boosted by acquisitions in Indonesia and Taiwan

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American Shipper web site
NOVEMBER 25, 2022
  • Gulf Coast ports continued to see rising volumes in October
    Gulf Coast ports got a boost in October from imports of steel, plywood and bagged goods, as well as exports of crude oil.
  • FreightWaves Flashback: E-shipping blues
    1999: eBay ushers in e-commerce's most dramatic distribution channel disruption in decades.

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FROM THE HOME PAGE
Indian government tender for the realization of a large container port of transhipment in the Indian Ocean
New Delhi
Indian government tender for the realization of a large container port of transhipment in the Indian Ocean
It will have a capacity of 16 million teu. Expected an investment of five billion dollars
As a result of the war in Ukraine the Cypriot Naval Register has lost 3.7 million tsl
Limassol
In the meantime, ships have been registered for two million tsl. New office of Royal Caribbean in Limassol
In 2022 the port of Marseille Fos handled 77 million tons of cargo (+ 3%)
Marseille
Record of containers. Overall passenger traffic has returned to pre-pandemic levels
New York Port has established a new historic record of annual container traffic
New York
Downturn in activity in the fourth quarter of 2022
The proposals of Conftransport for the transport and logistics sector
Rome
Salvini : I asked the European Transport Commissioner for the start of the infringement procedure against Austria.
Hapag-Lloyd acquisir à 35% percent of the Indian J M Baxi Ports & Logistics
Hapag-Lloyd will acquire 35% of India's J M Baxi Ports & Logistics
Hamburg
Agreement to raise the share to 40% with a capital increase
Hapag-Lloyd has made another investment in the port terminal sector, an area in which the German containerized shipping company has recently entered prepotently ...
Stable in 2022 the traffic of goods handled by the ports of Sardinia
Cagliari
Continued recovery in the passenger sector
MSC and Maersk decide to dissolve alliance 2M with effect in January 2025
MSC and Maersk decide to dissolve alliance 2M with effect in January 2025
Geneva, Copenhagen
It was activated in 2015
Confitweapon's satisfaction with the EU parliamentary committee's approval of the provisions on naval credit
Rome
For many years, it has been for many years to strive to ensure that, for bank regulatory purposes, the naval credit is gradually assimilated to infrastructure.
Investing in the Blue Economy to create jobs, raise income levels, and reduce emissions
Losanne
This suggests a scientific study published in "Frontiers in Marine Science"
Inaugurated in Arenzano the new School of High Training for Doctors of Bordo
Arenzano
Messina (Assshipowners) : It is a concrete response to the real and compelling need to ensure the health and safety of those navigating
SAILING LIST
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
Last year, freight traffic in South Korean ports decreased by -2.3%
Seoul
The containers were equal to 28.8 million teu (-4.1%)
Initiative to activate Livorno an ITS path dedicated to logistics and transport
Livorno
To Noghere a new productive cluster integrated at the port of Trieste
Trieste
The Port System Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea has purchased an area of 350,000 square meters
Monday in Rapallo will be held in the first edition of "Shipping, Transport & Intermodal Forum"
Genoa
The current situation and prospects of the maritime and logistics sector will be analyzed.
In Livorno a three days of Assoports to deepen the aspects of urban transformation in the port city
Livorno
Two of the association's technical groups will meet : the one specialized on the theme of port-city relations and that of urban planners.
Corsica Sardinia Ferries participates in Neoline's project to realize a ro-ro sailing ship
Corsica Sardinia Ferries participates in Neoline's project to realize a ro-ro sailing ship
Go Ligure
Will be employed on a transatlantic route
On Thursday in Milan a conference of Fedespedi on "The logistics digitalization and the PNRR"
Milan
Since 2020 the Federation has made its contribution to the construction of the Plan
RINA bought American Patrick Engineering
Genoa
It is an active engineering consulting firm primarily in the fields of infrastructure, transport and renewable energy
Last year the traffic in goods in the port of Ancona decreased by -2.3%
Ancona
Resumption of passengers
The ship inclinatasi in the port of Genoa has been subject to administrative detention.
Genoa
Ascertained over 20 deficiencies of which some particularly severe
Saipem awarded two offshore contracts for an amount of 900 million
Milan
Activities in the South Atlantic and the Sea of Norway
Changed Risso buys German Trident Special Risks
Genoa
In 2022, the Genovese company reached a premium volume of 440 million and net income of 57 million.
PORTS
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
DATABASE
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
MEETINGS
In Livorno a three days of Assoports to deepen the aspects of urban transformation in the port city
Livorno
You will meet two technical groups ...
On Thursday in Milan a conference of Fedespedi on "The logistics digitalization and the PNRR"
Milan
Since 2020 the Federation has made its contribution to the construction of the Plan
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PRESS REVIEW
3rd oil tanker body found, 5 workers still missing
(Bangkok Post)
TAS Offshore in talks to build 27 tugboats
(The Star Online)
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FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Daniele Rossi
Napoli, 30 settembre 2020
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