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27 November 2022 - Year XXVI
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September 30, 2022
Exim Indiaweb site
  • ECU Worldwide, an Allcargo Group company, recognised as 'The Technology Service Provider of the Year'
  • AMTOI holds 23rd AGM; office bearers elected for 2022-2023
  • National Logistics Policy - A firm step towards 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'
  • Prime Minister lays foundation stone of the world's first CNG terminal in Bhavnagar
  • Tariff revision at Fujairah from Oct. 1
  • Urea import down 14 pc
  • Logistics tech platform Intugine integrates with ULIP
  • Oil jetty repair at Deendayal Port
  • MSC introduces Jeddah call on Himalaya Express service
  • ICRA retains GDP growth forecast at 7.2 pc in FY23

International Transport Journalweb site
  • Trial train run between Marseille and Calais
  • USD 250 million for logistics real estate in Asia
  • 50 battery-electric long-haul trucks ordered
  • A new Baltic-UK connection
  • E-commerce and logistics combined
  • George Haysom joins Idwal
  • Recycling used rail ties to reach climate goal
  • Zencargo banks on tracking
  • Transporeon picks David Landau
  • Laying the keel of an emission-free ferry
  • Emirates adds third daily flight to Mauritius
  • Another hub for Evri's parcel network
  • Ocean truck: a significant reduction of GHG
  • Spin allies with Swissmem
  • Hot chile for CBP
  • Port of Vladivostok posts a rise in imports
  • "Curiosity of the Day"

The Loadstarweb site
SEPTEMBER 29, 2022
  • Softening air cargo charter market may see carriers 'flexing down' networks
  • Analysis: The missing piece in the GXO Logistics jigsaw
  • Now Maersk suspends Asia-USEC loop: 'when demand recovers, it will return'
  • Port of Liverpool community braces for second dockworker strike
  • On the wires: M'rsk leads too-big-to-fail (credit) race
  • Virtual warehouses and 3D printing: Schenker's 'supply chain of the future'
  • SM Line CEO Park Kee-hoon quits as freight rate decline continues
  • M&A radar: SATS doesn't persuade the plebs
  • DHL's Alice cargo plane takes to the skies in an electric wonderland....
  • Snapshot: Enter Toll... erm... Team Global Express - spot the difference
  • Safeen Feeders and Saif Powertec to set sail on Bangladesh box trades
  • Mikael Gutman moves up to become APMT's new MD Nordics
  • News Podcast | October 2022 | Freight rate 'normalisation'; partnering on decarbonisation; M&A activity as demand slows

Marine Logweb site
SEPTEMBER 29, 2022
  • All-electric cargo vessel will be powered by swappable batteries
    The first all-electric cargo vessel to operate in the Port of Singapore, the Hydramover, will use Shift Clean Energy's PwrSwäp battery-swapping technology. The keel for the vessel was laid in Singapore yesterday
  • Mayorkas issues "temporary and targeted" Jones Act waiver
    Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas yesterday released a statement saying that the Department of Homeland Security will approve "a temporary and targeted Jones Act Waiver" in order to address Puerto
  • World Maritime Day puts focus on technologies and the green transition
    Today is World Maritime Day and the UN's International Maritime Organization (IMO) is using the occasion to shine a spotlight on the role of emerging technologies in supporting a green transition of

Container Newsweb site
SEPTEMBER 29, 2022
  • US West Coast port labour talks disrupted by Seattle dispute
    A conflict involving Seattle's largest port terminal endangers contract negotiations between US West Coast Terminals and a labour union. Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), representing terminal operators on the US West Coast, had been in talks with The International Longshoremen and Warehouse Union (ILWU) for four months now. Accusations are being thrown left and right between the two parties ab
  • Slump in spot rates to continue
    The nosediving of spot rates continues, as Drewry's World Container Index revised its own record of the largest weekly fall in recent times. A 10.25% slump saw the World Container Index at US$4,014, just a tad above the psychological mark of US$4,000. The Index is at Dec-2020 levels, in line with its counterpart Shanghai Container Freight Index (SCFI) . The drop this week was punctuated by the Mi
  • HHLA proceeds with automation of hinterland processes
    As part of the IHATEC "Pin handling mR" project, the German port and terminal operator Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) and the Fraunhofer Center for Maritime Logistics and Services CML are researching the automation of pin handling in rail processing by means of mobile robotics in a project supported by the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMDV) as part of t
  • Sri Lanka: Ports as a premier bunker oil supplier
    Lest we forget, this whole idea of becoming South Asia's maritime hub did not happen overnight - it was a decades-long approach of bringing together the public and private sectors to achieve maritime strategic objectives - a holistic, joined-up industry approach. The article is written by Nilantha Ilangamuwa, Senior Manager, Communication and Public Relations Division, Sri Lanka Ports Authority
  • CMA CGM applies new peak season surcharges from US
    French ocean carrier CMA CGM has announced fresh peak season surcharges (PSS), effective from 1 October until 31 December, from the United States to Latin America and the Caribbean. The largest PSS will be applied from the US East Coast (New York, Baltimore, Savannah, Charleston and Port Everglades) to Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Curacao, Dominic
  • Port Saint John to upgrade position in North America as it surpasses 100,000 TEUs in 2022
    Port Saint John has already moved more than 100,000 TEUs during the current year, which is an all-time record for the Canadian port. The port said that it expects increased box volumes in the future, as it continues along its growth trajectory. The port's capacity volumes are anticipated to reach 800,000 TEUs upon completion of construction at the DP World-operated container terminal in the next
  • Matson joins LNG industry coalition
    The Hawaii-headquartered shipping company Matson has joined SEA-LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition established to demonstrate the benefits of the LNG fuel pathway for shipping's decarbonisation. "With its long history of positive innovation in the important and environmentally

Splashweb site
SEPTEMBER 29, 2022
  • Pragmatic action on seafarer wellbeing crucial for a resilient shipping industry
    An effective, practical wellbeing programme can retain skilled workers and attract new talent. Small investments now will help businesses through the great resignation and cost of living crisis, writes Sandra Welch, CEO of Seafarers Hospital Society. These past few years seafarers' have shown great endurance amid a myriad of challenges. While many owners introduced measures ...
  • AET links with Thailand's PTT for pair of ammonia-fuelled aframaxes
    AET, the tanker arm of Malaysia's top shipping line MISC, has penned a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Thailand's largest state-owned, multinational energy company, PTT for the development and construction of two ammonia-fuelled aframaxes. Under the deal, AET will select a suitable shipyard for the pair of zero-emission dual-fuel tankers with deliveries to PTT for ...
  • D'Amico agrees $54m tanker refinancing
    Italian owner d'Amico International Shipping (DIS) has sealed a refinancing deal for five of its MR tankers. The Milan-listed company said it has inked a five-year loan agreement with two of its closest banks Crédit Agricole and ING to draw down $54.2m and refinance the South Korean-built Glenda Melissa, Glenda Meryl, Glenda Melody, and Glenda ...
  • Subsea 7 charters in Jones Act-compliant ships
    Oslo-listed Subsea 7 has bolstered its Gulf of Mexico fleet having chartered in several Jones Act-compliant vessels on the back of continued demand for subsea services in the region. The long-term deals cover three ships from Louisiana-based Otto Candies and one earlier announced and now confirmed from Otto's compatriot Bordelon Marine. Otto Candies is providing ...
  • Nordic American Tankers banks $21m from sale of ageing suezmax
    Herbjorn Hansson-led Nordic American Tankers (NAT) has sold one of its nineteen-year-old suezmax vessels to an undisclosed international energy major, earning $21m in net proceeds from the deal. The New York-listed firm said delivery will take place in the fourth quarter of 2022 and that cash will be used to reduce the company's debt. Nordic ...
  • New leak detected in Nord Stream gas pipelines
    Another leak has been revealed on the Nord Stream gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea, making it the fourth discovered this week, with sabotage widely suspected. Sweden's coast guard said it had detected a second gas leak in the Swedish economic zone on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, close to a larger leak found earlier ...
  • Vard's methanol-powered WTIV seals design approval
    Norwegian shipbuilder Vard has been awarded approval in principle from class society DNV for the design of its methanol-powered wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV). The so-called VARD 4 52 design features a methanol-electric system, which, together with a large battery pack, can reduce the CO2 footprint by up to 90%, Vard said. The vessel has ...
  • Gulf Marine Services scores bumper deal for two vessels
    Gulf Marine Services (GMS) has won a new long-term contract at improved rates from a national oil company (NOC) in the MENA region for two of its vessels. The UAE-based liftboat operator has fixed one of its smaller (K-class) and one of its larger (E-class) vessels for a total duration of 72 months. The London-listed ...
  • Wind-powered cargo capacity breaks through 1m dwt mark
    Wind propulsion has progressed from a perceived blue sky technology in the previous decade to gaining industry interest in recent years. The conversion of that interest into investment is now happening at a rapid pace, with large commercial vessels featuring wind-assisted propulsion passing the 1m dwt cargo carrying capacity mark. There are currently 21 large ...
  • Singapore: 'Partnership is key in the decarbonisation journey'
    How the Lion Republic is working with the industry to foster shipping's carbon transition. Shipping is undergoing its greatest transition in a century, and Singapore is determined to be a central thought leader for the greening of the industry. While the likes of Scandinavia and Japan positioned themselves early on as shipping decarbonisation pioneers, Singapore ...
  • World Maritime Day: Keep seafarers in mind when developing shipping technology
    On World Maritime Day shipping has been reminded to keep seafarers in mind when developing shipping technology. The theme created by the International Maritime Organization for today's maritime day is new technologies for greener shipping with secretary-general Kitack Lim

Lloyd's Listweb site
SEPTEMBER 29, 2022
  • AET partners with PTT on ammonia-fuelled aframax order
  • US levies fresh sanctions on Iran's product exports
    US government applies more pressure on Tehran as nuclear talks falter
  • US waives Jones Act for foreign-flagged tanker in Puerto Rico
    Homeland Security Secretary grants 'temporary and targeted' waiver allowing diesel-laden tanker to unload in the hurricane-ravaged island after several days...
  • Shipowners' emission payments to EU should be 'earmarked for special fund'
    Call for shipping fund comes as the EU commission, council and parliament meet up for trilogue talks to negotiate the...
  • Some Florida ports reopen as Ian weakens and moves northeastwards
    After 'catastrophic flooding' in east-central Florida, several ports have reopened. Elsewhere, others are likely to reopen soon, says president of...
  • Greece and Cyprus seek greater consultation on Russia sanctions
    Measures must take into account operational realities, says Greek shipping minister Ioannis Plakiotakis
  • Container contract rates follow declining spot market
    With pressure coming from many directions, long-term rates are now also showing signs of reversing
  • Shipping needs problem-solvers more than ever
    It is highly likely that coronavirus case numbers will rise as the northern winter approaches. Several important lessons were learnt...
  • Yangzijiang offered maritime funding for LNG carriers
    Chinese shipbuilding guru Ren Yuanlin reveals how he aims to better combine the strength of finance into the family business
  • Why safety and sustainability are shipping's licence to operate
    'A great safety performance results in a great business performance - if you get the safety right, you get everything...
  • Imabari Shipbuilding collaborates with Hitachi Zosen on engines
    Hitachi Zosen will spin off its marine diesel engine business and allow Imabari to acquire a 35% stake in the...
  • MISC consortium seeks funding for LNG carrier project
    Funding proposals sent to affirm banks' commitments for the project given the rising interest rate backdrop
  • Fratelli Cosulich signs ammonia bunker tanker deal with CIMC yard
    Deal agrees to the construction of an ammonia bunker tanker without any further details on price or delivery
  • Keppel O&M secures $2.8bn FPSO contract from Petrobras
    The P-83, scheduled for delivery in early 2027, is a repeat order of the P-80 floating production, storage and offloading...
  • Daily Briefing
    EU finds legal basis for oil price cap on Russia oil as sanctions extended | IMO backs new tech to...
  • Ian makes landfall in Florida as category 4 hurricane
    Majority of Florida's ports are closed, with disruption expected in Georgia and South Carolina over the next 48 hours

The Journal of Commerceweb site
SEPTEMBER 29, 2022
  • GSBN tests digital process to share shipping data with banks
    A consortium of liner carriers and terminals aiming to speed the sharing of shipment data with banks believes it can overcome a chronic consent hurdle in the process.
  • Domestic chassis balance likely to come in 2023: equipment providers
    While there are delays in the production of 53-foot chassis, a slowdown in domestic intermodal demand will likely bring supply and demand into balance in 2023, say domestic equipment providers.
  • Tive spreads wings with new pharma product, forwarder deal
    Tive has been piloting its new pharma product, which meets a variety of requirements around data security and storage, with 34 companies over the past two months.
  • Asia-Europe ocean contracts under pressure as rates tumble
    Spot rates on the Asia-North Europe trade lane have now fallen 50 percent since January as softening demand and worsening economic indicators lead to a steady slowdown of the container shipping market.
  • COVID-19 gives rise to new risk calculus for supply chains
    The legacy of the pandemic's effect on supply chains will be less about permanent cost increases and more about permanently altered attitudes towards risk, writes JOC's Peter Tirschwell.

TradeWindsweb site
SEPTEMBER 29, 2022
  • Shipping caught up again as US continues Iran crackdown
    Chinese and Emirati managers and a Panama-flagged LPG carrier land on the US blacklist
  • 'No major damage' as Port of Tampa Bay avoids direct hit from Hurricane Ian
    Storm is expected to make landfall again over South Carolina on Friday, the National Hurricane Center says
  • US industry groups denounce Jones Act waiver for tanker off Puerto Rico
    Island continues to receive plenty of fuel, so a waiver allowing a Marshall Islands-flagged tanker to deliver diesel is unnecessary, groups say
  • Subsea 7 charters string of Jones Act offshore vessels for Gulf of Mexico work
    Otto Candies fixes three vessels to offshore engineering outfit after charter of ship from Bordelon Marine
  • Hugh Titcomb named next Thomas Miller chief executive
    Senior appointment at UK insurance company awaits shareholder approval
  • Nordic American Tankers continues clearing vintage ships in latest sale
    The company moved one of its three 2003-built tankers, netting it $21m
  • AET teams with PTT to build green ammonia-fuelled aframax tankers
    First-of-their-kind newbuildings are being slated for delivery dates in late 2025 and early 2026
  • Fuel leak reported as Seacon tanker holed in clash with fishing vessel
    Dutch Coast Guard at the scene of Thursday's collision off Ijmuiden
  • International Seaways master tells of jail hell over 'illegal' Indonesian anchoring
    Glenn Madoginog was held for months after authorities accused him of entering territorial waters without a permit.
  • D'Amico clinches $54m refinancing of MR fleet acquired from Glencore venture
    Loan package also covers smaller product carrier Cielo di Capri
  • Streetwise: Will owners using cash for impressive debt repayment soon have another priority?
    Level of prepayments is good for owners and bad for banks but there is another factor that will cause shipowners to part with some of their windfall cash. Our ship finance newsletter explores
  • 'We're going after sanctions evaders,' top EU official warns
    European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says the latest sanctions package includes legal groundwork for an oil price cap
  • Navigating stormy times, Vogel brings sunny message to Miami ASBA conference
    Vogel brings mostly bright forecast, noting increases in tonne-mile pickups and opportunistic moves
  • Bidding open: UK reveals new £60m pot for clean shipping initiatives
    Transport secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan says cash will go towards innovation in the energy transition
  • Tight LNG carrier market set to roll on through 2026 despite any fleet underutilisation
    Fearnleys says tonne time rather than tonne miles has been driving the market this year
  • Russian oil price cap must heed shipping, Greece warns
    Industry players continue harbouring doubts as to how exactly the planned oil price cap could work in shipping
  • Dry bulk market seems to 'have found bottom' as coal demand is poised to remain healthy
    China's efforts to revive economy and real estate sector should benefit capesize bulkers and smaller ships, Jefferies analyst Omar Nokta says
  • When the gunfire stops: Fresh hope for the next generation of Ukrainian seafarers
    Fifty cadets leave for Lithuania to complete their studies after Russians occupy a leading maritime centre
  • New Saudi yard launches heavy-hitting maritime fund to expand
    Hartmann-Abou Merhi fund Pelagic Partners appointed to manage the ambitious venture
  • Seismic survey merger goes ahead as TGS wins 75% of owner Magseis Fairfield
    Charterer succeeds with offer to buy Oslo-listed partner
  • Bulk carrier wreck continues to leak oil off Gibraltar
    Trapped oil is being removed from the hull as pollution is cleared from a nearby coastline.
  • 'Targeted' Jones Act waiver allows Hayfin tanker to dock in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico
    Biden administration bows to pressure to let diesel-laden MR into Caribbean island
  • Northern Lights lines up next two larger LCO2 carrier newbuildings
    Pricing emerges for first generation of liquefied CO2 newbuildings as yards field increasing number of enquiries for emerging sector
  • UK shipbroker Braemar forecasts 88% profit jump after 'significantly' higher trading
    Six-month earnings update reveals shipbroking activity up as dollar strength boosts revenue
  • Are shipping's firebrands truth-tellers or destructive dinosaurs?
    Whether straight-talking veterans are bringing the industry into disrepute or highlighting inconvenient truths is likely in the eye of the beholder
  • Credit squeezed and contracts stretched: Maritime fuels giant Monjasa reveals how war is redrawing markets
    Shifting trade patterns and sanctions compliance are putting pressure on fuel suppliers, Danish group says
  • Nantong MOU inches Fratelli Cosulich closer to ammonia bunker tanker newbuild
    Singapore-based bunkering company says yard's experience will be important for this project
  • Petrobras back at Singapore's Keppel for second $2.8bn FPSO
    Yard group says the repeat nature of the unit's design means it will be able to leverage economies of scale in the procurement of materials

American Shipperweb site
SEPTEMBER 29, 2022
  • Shipping giant Maersk: 'Significantly less demand' but 'no hard landing'
    Supply-demand dynamics that supercharged pandemic-era rates are now "exactly the opposite," says Maersk CEO Soren Skou.

Anche lo slancio dei risultati economici della CMA CGM ha perso forza
Nuovo record di ricavi trimestrali. Nel periodo luglio-settembre i carichi trasportati dalla flotta sono tornati a crescere
Affidata la progettazione dell'elettrificazione di banchine dei porti di Bari e Brindisi
Contratto del valore di 488mila euro
La giapponese MOL ordinerà due nuove navi da crociera
Investimento di 100 miliardi di yen per unità da 35.000 tsl
Il porto di Trieste cresce nei primi dieci mesi del 2022 ma arretra nell'ultimo quadrimestre
Nel periodo luglio-ottobre movimentate 18.325.525 tonnellate di carichi (-7,7%)
Prestito di 43 milioni di euro della BERS a Serbia Cargo
Fincanziato anche il potenziamento del porto kazako di Aktau
La Banca Europea per la Ricostruzione e lo Sviluppo (BERS) ha concesso un prestito di 43 milioni di euro alla società ferroviaria merci statale serba ...
FESCO acquisterà portacontainer da 6-7.000 teu di seconda mano per importare banane dall'Ecuador
Da febbraio a marzo 2022 le spedizioni di banane ecuadoriane verso la Russia sono calate da 9,32 milioni a 5,83 milioni di casse
La prima nave di Explora Journeys prenderà il mare il prossimo 17 luglio
Partirà da Southampton verso il Nord Europa sino ad oltre il Circolo Polare Artico
FerMerci, l'aumento del costo dell'energia rischia di bloccare il trasporto ferroviario merci
Domani l'associazione proporrà un “Patto per la formazione del personale di esercizio nel trasporto ferroviario merci”
Taglio della prima lamiera della nave da crociera Silver Ray
Silverseas Cruises decide di rinviare di un mese il lancio della gemella “Silver Nova”
Il Korean Register autorizzato a fornire servizi di certificazione e sorveglianza alle navi greche
Accordo con Ministero delle Attività marittime e delle politiche insulari di Atene
Ad ottobre il traffico delle merci nei porti marittimi cinesi è aumentato del +3,7%
Il solo traffico da e per l'estero è stato di 393,4 milioni di tonnellate (+0,2%)
Nel terzo trimestre, per la prima volta in due anni, gli scambi commerciali del G20 sono diminuiti
Ulteriore indebolimento della crescita del commercio di servizi
Bucchioni: SNAM ha diritto di sviluppare la sua attività, ma il porto della Spezia ha il diritto di decidere come utilizzare le proprie infrastrutture
La Spezia
I terminal ex art.16 e art.18 - ha ricordato il presidente degli agenti marittimi - sono le imprese titolate a svolgere le operazioni di imbarco-sbarco merci
Nel terzo trimestre il traffico delle merci nel porto marocchino di Tanger Med è cresciuto del +19%
Ksar El Majaz
Nei primi nove mesi del 2022 l'incremento è stato del +11%
Progetto per realizzare un nuovo porto franco nel Galles
È stato presentato da Associated British Ports, da Port of Milford Haven e dalle contee di Neath Port Talbot e Pembrokeshire
AGCS, l'inflazione ha l'effetto di incrementare la gravità dei sinistri marittimi
Monaco di Baviera
I recenti aumenti dei valori delle navi e dei carichi significano che le perdite e le riparazioni stanno diventando più onerose
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Nel 2021 il traffico delle merci nei porti dell'UE è aumentato del +4,1% (-3,5% sul 2019)
Nel segmento dei container, il traffico in Italia è rimasto stabile mentre è cresciuto nelle altre principali nazioni marittime
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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
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Genova, workshop “Nuove energie ai porti”
Si terrà venerdì a Palazzo San Giorgio
Interporto di Nola, convegno su ZES e logistica
Si terrà il 3 novembre
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Dollar crisis hits shipping sector as payment to MLOs face hurdles
(The Financial Express)
APSEZ forms JV with Gadot Chemical Terminals in Israel to buy Haifa Port
(Business Standard)
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Relazione del presidente Daniele Rossi
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