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31 March 2023 - Year XXVII
Independent journal on economy and transport policy
15:22 GMT+2
February 1, 2023

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Exim India web site
FEBRUARY 1, 2023
  • CTL-BHP 2023 offers a truly wide-ranging programme for participants
  • Madhvendra Singh appointed CEO of Gujarat Maritime Cluster
  • Sudhansh Pant to take charge as Shipping Secretary today
  • India on a high growth path, says Economic Survey; PM Gati Shakti & National Logistics Policy among drivers
  • Plastics Export Promotion Council (PLEXCONCIL) - Playing a proactive role
  • AISATS selected by BIAL to develop a Greenfield Logistics Park at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru
  • Delhivery launches training & recruitment program to expand career opportunities in logistics
  • Netherlands becomes 3rd largest export destination during Apr.-Dec.
  • Weaker demand for Chinese goods leading to shipping cancellations

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International Transport Journal web site
FEBRUARY 1, 2023
  • Taiwan as an alternative
  • More trains to and from Sweden
  • Malaysia: double-digit growth for domestic cargo
  • A strong year for Bertschi
  • Gothenburg on a par with 2021
  • Expanding fleet and business
  • Sporting legend reveals winners of Bifa awards
  • Zongteng Group chooses WFS
  • El Al opts for Dokasch's "Opticooler" solution
  • Modal shift saves 172 t of CO2
  • Knight Swift hit in Q4/2022
  • Finnair Cargo picks Gabriela Hiitola
  • CMA CGM strengthens Japan loop
  • Amazon sizing down?
  • Volta Zero to start series production in Q2/2023
  • Nadja Lang to leave Swiss Post
  • Hapag-Lloyd makes the best of it
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Dnata launches its operations in Zanzibar

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The Loadstar web site
JANUARY 31, 2023
  • Hapag-Lloyd bucks the trend, as Q4 volumes hold steady
  • More blank sailings and detours as ONE's volumes, earnings, fall
  • DB Schenker: will flag-waving affect the sale?
  • Worker shortages won't be solved by more pay, a career path is key
  • Rockford Airport plans more cargo space as Menzies takes new terminal
  • Drones will 'push the boundaries of what is possible' in air cargo
  • DHL + DB Schenker (again) - on a merely 'hypothetical' basis...
  • Robots can relieve the pressures of warehouse management

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Marine Log web site
JANUARY 31, 2023
  • VIDEO: Smokestack implosion marks milestone in preparing New Bedford Foss Marine Terminal
    Foss reports that demolition continues at the New Bedford Foss Marine Terminal site in preparation to support offshore wind projects off Massachusetts and the U.S Northeast seaboard. Demolition of the Power Station
  • Titan acquires two Seapeak gas carriers for conversion to bunkering vessels
    Amsterdam-headquartered low and zero emission fuel supplier Titan has acquired two 12,000 cu.m gas carriers from Seapeak. Both built in 2011, they are listed on the Seapeak fleet list as LPG carriers
  • WinGD and CMB.TECH team up to develop large ammonia-fueled two-stroke engine
    Winterthur, Switzerland, headquartered engine designer WinGD has signed an agreement on the development of ammonia-fueled two-stroke engines with CMB.TECH, the clean tech division of Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB). The aim is to
  • TTB: Vessel operators, TPOs join forces on Subchapter M panel
    While waterways operators may be relaxing a little after the industry's successful completion of the four-year Certificate of Inspection phase-in of the Subchapter M towing vessel safety program, they now face further

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Container News web site
JANUARY 31, 2023
  • ONE revenues and profits plunge in last quarter of 2022
    Singaporean container line Ocean Network Express (ONE) saw a significant drop in its revenues, earnings and profits during the third quarter of its fiscal year 2022 (October - December), compared with the same period last year. In particular, ONE's revenue fell to US$6.25 billion, earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) decreased to US$3 billion, earnings before i
  • US intermodal service provider adds load lift to Port Houston depot
    The Marino Group's Marine Repair Services - Container Maintenance Corporation (MRS-CMC), provider of intermodal services, has announced the addition of a third load lift to its newly launched depot at Port Houston in Texas aiming to enhance its container storage solution. This additional equipment will improve efficiency for its customers, which is especially important as the market prepares for
  • Happiness rising across the board, says Seafarers Happiness Index
    The Mission to Seafarers has issued its 2022 fourth quarter findings on seafarer happiness and annual review. The latest review reveals that average seafarer happiness levels in the last quarter of 2022 reached 7.69/10, up from 7.3 with levels rising across almost all categories. The survey was undertaken with the support of the Standard Club and Idwal. The Mission to Seafarers noted that the num
  • Maersk North America to use Verity drones for warehouse inventory management
    Maersk North America aims to utilise Verity's warehouse inventory management technology. In particular, a specialised application of inventory drones by Verity is expected to provide a safer option than operating from heights, while the electric-powered energy source ensures sustainability compliance. Warehouse inventory management is a critical component of supply chain flow, financial risk expo
  • Log-In Logística and Nautilus Labs collaborate to accelerate decarbonisation
    Nautilus Labs, a technology partner pioneering the decarbonisation of the ocean supply chain, and Log-In Logística Intermodal, based in Brazil, are collaborating to reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions, optimise operations, and ensure effective digital adoption across Log-In Logística Intermodal. Nautilus' method was first used on two container ships in Log-In's liner fleet that had to me
  • MSC's updated service to connect West Med, West Africa and Türkiye
    MSC announced the enhancement of its West Mediterranean - West Africa service to link directly Türkiye with West Africa region. The service will be renamed Türkiye-West Med-WAF and will commence on 21 February 2023 with the 4,056 TEU container ship MSC Aniello from the port of Tekirdag in Türkiye. The port rotation of the updated service will be Tekirdag (Türkiye) - Derince (Türkiye) - Iskenderun
  • Prime mover driver dies after vehicle plunges into sea off Singapore port
    The driver of a prime mover was killed after his vehicle fell into waters off Singapore's Keppel Terminal this morning (31 January). The Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore said in a press statement that at 2 am (local time) today, the Marine Safety Control Centre was alerted to the mishap. Keppel, along with Tanjong Pagar and Brani, are the remaining container terminals in Singapore's
  • MPC Container Ships sells one, buys two boxships
    The Norwegian vessel owner MPC Container Ships (MPCC) and its joint venture partner have agreed to sell the 2,800 TEU container ship AS Carinthia, built in 2003, ahead of the vessel's 20-year class renewal scheduled for the first quarter of 2023, for US$7.6 million. The vessel was purchased in 2017 for US$5.2 million and has since earned US$11.2 million in free cash flow from operations. Upon com
  • Maersk partners with German start-up to increase emission visibility for e-commerce
    A.P. Moller - Maersk and Berlin-based start-up Cozero have announced the start of their collaboration to create analytics tools to increase Green House Gas (GHG) emissions visibility for international package deliveries in Europe. Maersk has delivered millions of international goods for European online retailers since joining the European E-Commerce logistics business in 2021 with the acquisition
  • China ports achieve container growth in 2022; Shanghai, Ningbo and Shenzhed remain on the podium
    The overall container volume of major Chinese ports rose 4.7% in 2022, compared with 2021 box volume, reaching 295.9 million TEUs. Additionally, the overall cargo volume of the Chinese ports climbed to 15.685 billion tons in the previous year, translating to a year-on-year increase of 0.9%. The following chart shows the cargo throughput and container throughput data of the twelve major ports in C
  • Post-CNY container capacity remains high
    Carriers struggle to withdraw enough capacity from the market to prevent damage since demand and freight prices began to fall. Danish maritime data analysis company, Sea-Intelligence noted that it was expected that box carriers would utilise Chinese New Year (CNY) as an opportunity to cancel a large number of sailings in order to restore supplies. However, this only occurred within one to three w
  • ABL Group explores renewable power sources at Mombasa Port
    ABL Group has investigated two potential sites for the installation of a solar photovoltaic (PV) plant to generate renewable energy from onshore power, or 'cold ironing', in Kenya's major port of Mombasa. Kenyan Ports Authority commissioned the proposed introduction of the Green Ports Policy. The authority is envisaging that all vessels at the port of Mombasa are to turn off onboard generators an
  • Maersk unveils new Southeast Asia to Australia network
    Maersk has introduced its new Southeast Asia to Australia network, aiming to improve schedule reliability and boost supply chain resilience for the region. The Danish container carrier has decided to discontinue its existing Southeast Asia to Australia network, which, as the company noted, has been performing below its global standards on reliability. Maersk's brand-new network will consist of th
  • MSC adds Italian port call on India to West Med service
    MSC has announced the introduction of a new weekly direct call at the port of Leghorn in Italy on its India to West Mediterranean service. The Swiss/Italian container line said this new call is intended to replace the current acceptance of cargo for India, East Africa, Red Sea, Middle East and Far East on its La Spezia Shuttle service. The 7,950 TEU boxship MSC Agamemnon will be the first vessel
  • New panamax vessel catches fire in Panama Canal
    The Panama Canal reports that the 11,000 TEU container vessel Cape Kortia suffered a fire outbreak in its engine room on 30 January while moving toward the PSA port in the Pacific. The boxship remained briefly on its way to the Pacific Access Channel until it got removed by the Panama Canal staff. According to a Panama Canal announcement, these maneuvers occurred during its regular transit window
  • DP World set to grab India's Kandla box terminal concession with record royalty offer
    DP World is poised to win a new container terminal concession at India's Kandla Port, also known as Deendayal Port Authority (DPA). Hindustan Infralog Pvt. Ltd., DP World's local logistics arm, became the highest bidder for the project, to be awarded a 30-year operating concession. It will be developed at Tuna Tekra, about 25 kilometres from the Kandla harbour. The Dubai-based company bid approxi
  • Ningbo Zhoushan Port exceeds 33 million TEUs in 2022
    Ningbo Zhoushan Port handled 33.35 million TEUs in 2022, a year-on-year increase of 7.3%, earning the third place in the ranking of the world's busiest container ports. At the same time, the Chinese port achieved an overall cargo throughput of over 1.25 billion tons, ranking first in the world for the 14th consecutive year. For the first time, the volume of container sea-rail intermodal transport
  • Hapag-Lloyd sees revenues skyrocket in 2022
    Hapag-Lloyd concluded the previous year with its revenues rising to US$36.4 billion, driven by record-high freight rates globally which led to an average freight rate of US$2,863/TEU for the German ocean carrier. Hapag-Lloyd's average freight rate gained US$860/TEU compared with 2021, but the Hamburg-based company noted that "already by the end of the year, the freight rate had significantly come
  • Eurogate selects Liebherr to upgrade Wilhelmshaven box terminal equipment
    Eurogate Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven (CTW) has ordered two dual trolley ship-to-shore (STS) container cranes from Liebherr Container Cranes. The cabinless, automated cranes have a primary outreach of 73 metres, a lift height of 54.5 metres, a span of 30.48 metres and an operational back reach with a secondary trolley of 26 metres. The machines are supplied with Liebherr Remote Operator Stati
  • Port of Melbourne sees container drop
    In the Port of Melbourne, container volume was down year on year in December. The total container throughput of the Australian port decreased by 5.2% in the last month of 2022, compared with the same month in 2021, reaching 261,334 TEUs. Port of Melbourne noted that furniture, metal construction, domestic appliances, various food preparations, paperboard, toys & sporting goods, and electrical mac

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Splash web site
JANUARY 31, 2023
  • Maersk to offer emissions tracker for international e-commerce
    Selected Maersk e-delivery customers in Europe will be able to register for a new tool in February to trace and analyse the emissions of their international parcels. The Danish liner giant, which entered the European e-commerce logistics market in 2021 with the acquisition of B2C Europe, tapped German startup Cozero to develop analytics tools to ...
  • Navig8 takes Roswell suezmax under commercial management
    UK-based Navig8 has added back a suezmax Roswell Tankers of Athens bought from Connecticut-based Ridgebury last year. The 2007-built 159,395 dwt will be joining the Suez8 pool in February as the fifth and oldest ship, in addition to four Ridgebury units. The Japanese-built Liberia-flagged vessel, formerly known as Ridgebury Nicholas A, joined the same pool ...
  • McDermott gets onboard Greece-Africa interconnector project
    US-based subsea and deepwater engineering and construction leader McDermott has signed a memorandum of understanding with Eunice Energy Group to work on the 2 GW electrical link between Greece and Egypt, known as the Greece-Africa Power (GAP) interconnector project. Eunice Energy Group is a transnational consortium between Greece and Egypt for the GAP project, which ...
  • Singapore's Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation names Olympic Shipping first Greek owner partner
    Onassis Foundation-controlled Olympic Shipping and Management (OSM) has become the first Greek ship owner and manager to partner with the Singapore-based Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD), committing to a five-year collaboration to accelerate shipping's decarbonisation. As an impact partner, OSM with a fleet of 18 crude oil tankers, will provide a cash contribution towards ...
  • Kumiai Navigation adds to LPG/ammonia carrier orderbook
    Kumiai Navigation has added a second very large LPG/lliquefied ammonia gas carrier (VLGC) to its orderbook at Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI). The Singapore-based subsidiary of Japan's Kumiai Senpaku has exercised its option for one more LPG-fuelled 86,700 cu m unit following an initial order in June last year. As with the previous order, ...
  • Titan picks up pair of Seapeak's small-scale LNG carriers
    Dutch fuel supplier Titan has purchased two small-scale LNG carriers from Stonepeak's Canadian gas ship owner Seapeak for bunkering capability retrofits. The 2011-built 12,000 cu m and , VesselsValue estimates as worth around $61.5m in total, will be retrofitted for both transport and bunkering of LNG, liquefied biomethane (LBM), and in the longer-term hydrogen derived ...
  • Vroon charters out SOV to Hughes Subsea
    Dutch shipowner Vroon has chartered out its 2017-built SOV to UK-based Hughes Subsea Services. The one-year charter has already commenced and will see the subsea support and walk-2-work vessel initially undertake field operations in the North Sea, operating from Teesside port. Ian Hughes, managing director of Hughes Subsea, said: "Hughes Subsea is very pleased to ...
  • World's first biofuel bunker price index launches
    New fuel mixes entering the shipping arena require pricing visibility to gain traction. Argus, a commodity price reporting agency, has today launched the world's first independently assessed price for ship fuel that includes a biofuel component. The new B24 daily assessment reflects the market value of bunkers made up of 24% used cooking oil methyl ...
  • Vineyard Wind moves to build US CTV terminal
    Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables, and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), teamed up with Shoreline Offshore, a joint venture between the Quinn family and SEA.O.G Offshore to build out a berthing and fueling area for crew transfer vessels (CTVs). Under the agreement, Vineyard Wind will provide $750,000 in funding through its industry accelerator ...
  • Bocimar to operate world's first ammonia-powered newcastlemaxes
    Swiss marine power company WinGD and Belgian shipping and cleantech group CMB.TECH have signed an agreement on the development of ammonia-fuelled two-stroke engines. The companies aim to install the ammonia dual-fuel X72DF engine on a series of ten 210,000 dwt newcastlemax bulk carriers to be built at Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding in 2025 and 2026. The ...
  • SeaBird secures survey contract extension
    Oslo-listed seismic player SeaBird Exploration has received a letter of award for an extension to the 2D campaign in the Eastern Hemisphere. The initial contract announced last July was set to start in September in India and last for about nine months. Financial details were not disclosed, except that the rates reflected an improving 2D ...
  • Why sanctions make shipowners insomniacs
    In the first of a regular monthly column for Splash, Pierre Aury explains why sanctions do not work, and how easy it is for shipowners to fall foul of these constantly changing bans. There was a time when shipping was a free market: supply and demand and just a couple of rules. Over the years ...
  • Looming Russian products ban has analysts divided
    Sunday marks the start of the European Union's ban on Russian refined product imports, two months on from a similar crude ban. Experts are unsure whether the incoming measures will prove a significant bonus for product tanker owners. As with the crude ban, a price cap will come into play with the European Commission proposing ...
  • Eneos seeks to ship hydrogen in existing oil tankers
    Hydrogen could soon be shipped in regular oil tankers at ambient temperatures if a Japanese pilot project in Australia proves successful. Eneos, Japan's largest oil company, will open a demonstration plant in Brisbane next month where methylcyclohexane (MCH), a liquid hydrogen carrier, will be made. MCH is typically produced by taking hydrogen stored in tanks ...
  • One out, two in at MPC Container Ships
    MPC Container Ships (MPCC) has sold a 20-year-old ship and bought another two vessels. Together with its joint venture partner, MPCC has agreed to sell the 2,800 teu ahead of the vessel's 20-year class renewal for $7.6m. The vessel was acquired in 2017 for $5.2m and has since generated free cash flow from operations of ...
  • Norsepower gets state funds to expand
    The Finnish Climate Fund has decided on a capital loan of up to EUR10m ($10.85m) to rotor sail manufacturer Norsepower for increasing its production capacity. Norsepower claims its product can reduce a vessel's fuel consumption by 5-25%. "The future of shipping is emission free, and Norsepower's technology for cutting fuel costs and greenhouse gas emissions ...
  • Hapag-Lloyd investigates ammonia fuel possibilities
    Hapag-Lloyd and integrated energy company Mabanaft have signed a memorandum of understanding through which they will assess the viability of and options for the safe handling of clean ammonia as a bunker fuel in and around the Port of Hamburg. They will evaluate commercial, technical and regulatory requirements and engage with all relevant stakeholders as ...
  • Oceaneering and Kontiki Winds collaborate to electrify offshore assets with floating wind
    Oceaneering AS, the Norwegian subsidiary of Houston-based Oceaneering International, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kontiki Winds (a Havfram company) to jointly pursue the application of floating offshore wind for remote microgrid renewable power generation to electrify offshore assets, such as oil and gas production, as well as other small-scale power-generation opportunities amon

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Lloyd's List web site
JANUARY 31, 2023
  • Daily Briefing
    Flag state performance is improving, overall | Blankings insufficient to hold off rates stagnation | A good year for shipping...
  • Over two dozen flags get spotless scores in International Chamber of Shipping league table
    Togo stands out as the only register to make it on to the black lists of the three major port...
  • CMB.Tech and WinGD sign agreement for bulk carrier ammonia engine development
    Series of 210,000 dwt bulk carrier newbuildings ordered in 2021 and 2022, to an ammonia-ready specification, now look set to...
  • Year ahead predicted to offer ship finance opportunity
    With interest rates rising, most alternative lenders are now much more attractive than traditional banks, says Germany-based finance outfit Oceanis
  • Valencia box volumes decline as market cools
    Competition from other Mediterranean ports is taking its toll on Valencia's transhipment volumes. Exports were down and import growth was...
  • Wärtsilä increases sales but inflation drives loss of $64m
    Leading medium-speed engine designer expects the demand environment in its marine business for the next 12 months to be similar...
  • Blankings insufficient to hold off rates stagnation
    Industry discipline is needed to shore up freight rates as demand falls. But with more capacity coming into the market...
  • Olympic joins GCMD as first Greek partner
    Olympic will offer technical expertise, data and 'hard assets' in support of centre's trials, in addition to a financial contribution
  • Samsung Heavy struggles to return to black
    Company expects delivery of new orders signed since 2021 at higher prices to help improve earnings
  • Hapag-Lloyd reports earnings of $20bn as market slows
    Box lines are beginning to report 2022 earnings that will reflect a strong year for earnings. But with the market...
  • NYK partners with technology company Ghelia to adopt AI in shipping
    Both companies will collaborate on research and development for autonomous ships and avoidance navigation
  • Daily Briefing
    Greek-owned ships load last oil from Russia over January | Deglobalisation policy puts economic growth at risk | Trade lane...
  • MOL's third-quarter net profits down 43% on weak containership rates
    Lower profits in the quarter ending December 31, 2022 was due to a sharp drop in spot freight rates in...
  • ONE says freight market recovery will take time
    It takes time for cargo volume and shipping rates to recover after the slack season around the Chinese New Year...
  • Analysts bullish on Cosco unit as tanker market expected to motor on
    Equity analysts argue the tanker upcycle has just begun and that freight rates will strengthen after the traditional spring slack...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
JANUARY 31, 2023
  • UPS to sharpen focus on 'smart' technology in 'bumpy' 2023
    Technology that connects and automates packages, trucks, and sorting facilities will come to the fore at UPS this year as the largest US logistics provider positions itself for an economic rebound.
  • Norfolk Southern adds to Southeast intermodal capacity with new cranes
    Norfolk Southern's plan to bring more capacity to its international intermodal business this year has kicked off with new cranes enabling the stacking of marine containers at its Austell ramp in Georgia.
  • FMC drops bid to use OSRA-22 for emergency data sharing
    A Federal Maritime Commission member's attempt to force marine terminals and ocean carriers to share more data under OSRA-22 has ended with the normalization of the ocean freight market.
  • Asia-Europe spot rates soften to pre-pandemic levels
    Carriers have entered 2023 with too much supply and not enough demand on the Asia-Europe trade, with rates continuing their downward spiral through January.
  • Savannah aims for more cold-chain cargo with new reefer racks
    The Port of Savannah says plans for additional reefer rack capacity will add to its market share for cold chain imports coming into the US Southeast and Gulf Coast.
  • ONE cuts profit forecast on persistent market weakness
    The first 2022 financial results from ocean container carriers are filtering in, revealing the impact of collapsing rates and demand on profitability levels.

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TradeWinds web site
JANUARY 31, 2023
  • Evercore lays out expectations for Kirby profit growth in 2024
    Houston barge operator's inland fleet is expected to earn stronger rates this year
  • BlackRock buys more shares in two of shipping's ESG darlings
    Eagle Bulk Shipping and International Seaways feel the love from socially conscious US fund
  • Bulkers poised to benefit as Brazil gears up for record soybean crop
    'This is obviously a very good thing' for dry bulk shipping, a shipowner says
  • Greenpeace activists board heavylift ship carrying Shell FPSO
    Environmental group demands oil major 'start paying' instead of drilling for more oil and gas
  • Booming tanker asset prices 'can go higher in 2023'
    D'Amico International Shipping says prices for secondhand and newbuilding tankers still remains below prices from 2009
  • Liner operators are flush with cash. Here's why that might not be a good thing
    Jefferies lays out details of how the latest cyclical crash in container ship rates is different from past episodes
  • American Club defends smaller P&I mutuals as consolidation takes off
    Athens P&I conference hears mergers between mutuals are now 'more likely but not inevitable'
  • Kirby's fleet sees big rate increases as bottom line jumps
    Inland barge spot rates rally, overcoming low water levels on the Mississippi
  • Hydrogen supply group set up by Northern Xplorer zero emission cruise project
    Consortium will also supply hydrogen hydrogen to wider maritime markets
  • The American Club defends smaller P&I mutuals as consolidation takes off
    Athens P&I conference hears mergers between mutuals are now 'more likely but not inevitable'
  • Video purportedly shows missile attacks on stranded ships in Ukraine
    Footage apparently shows at least three Russian soldiers firing missiles
  • Al Seer Marine hails 'astounding' profit after shipping breakthrough
    Abu Dhabi-listed group has been busy building up a fleet in the tanker, gas and bulk arenas
  • Navios sells older bulk carriers in an 'all bets are on' market
    With uncertainty in the prevailing characteristics of a fragile market, Angeliki Frangou doggedly pursues fleet renewal
  • Being a private shipowner means no one sees me coming, says Zenith's Sophocles Zoullas
    Zenith Shipping boss also explains the best parts of operating via a public company after a 30-year shipping career
  • Bullish Fearnleys' analysts tip lucrative multi-sector upcycle
    The natural cycle of shipping investment starts in Oslo, believes Fearnley Securities boss Peter Wessel
  • Klaveness says it's time for shipping to give something back after Red Cross donation
    Norwegian group believes owners profiting from war disruption should help its victims
  • Ocean Network Express slashes forecast after profits plunge
    Falling freight markets shave billions from Japanese liner operators bottom line
  • Eneos plans to ship hydrogen carrier MCH on tankers from Australia
    Oil and shipping company has opened demonstration plant in Brisbane to produce green fuel
  • Seafarers found hashish shipment on container ship in Greenland
    Details emerge of smuggling attempt on Royal Arctic Container (RAL) vessel
  • Corrupt brother jailed over oil services contract bribes
    Saman Ahsani was at the heart of a sprawling corruption network that continued for years
  • New Fortress moves on Alpha Gas newbuilding
    Another 2024-delivering newbuilding disappears from the menu
  • Wartsila slumps to loss in 'challenging' year despite strong orders
    Volatile energy markets and Russia's war on Ukraine hit business but sentiment improved in marine sector during 2022
  • Onassis firm joins Singapore's GCMD as first Greek member
    Traditional owner Olympic Shipping adds clout to increasingly international decarbonisation research outfit
  • Braemar warns product boom could turn into 'damp squib'
    Shipbroker warns that predicted increase in rates and revenues may turn out to be a mirage
  • Saverys' CMB.Tech and WinGD to develop first ammonia engines for newcastlemax fleet
    Belgian owner working with engine producer for installations on newbuildings
  • Swedish Club gets a boost from AM Best rating
    Rating agency describes Gothenburg-based insurer's balance sheet as 'very strong'
  • Hapag-Lloyd closes the financial year with a profit of more than $20bn
    But falling freight rates mean profits are already sliding
  • Fredly and Blystad follow Sundt family in selling off Hunter stock
    Big-name investors offload shares in Oslo-listed company currently without ships but plotting its next move
  • MPCC confirms sale of veteran vessel as it adds two younger ships
    German owner updates fleet in deals with US and Norwegian owners
  • Jaldhi Overseas expands fleet with product tanker order
    The company has splashed out $162m in ordering four MR tankers at Yangzi-Mitsui
  • MISC kicks off ExxonMobil charters with delivery of 'smart' LNG carriers
    Pair were ordered against 15-year time charters to US energy giant's wholly-owned shipping subsidiary
  • MOL posts weakest quarter of the year due to softer boxship freight rates
    Improvements in other sectors insufficient to counter declining container freight rates and improving tonnage supply
  • Keppel Corps tops share buybacks on Singapore Exchange in 2022
    Maritime companies are among the most active in snapping up their own shares during a volatile year

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American Shipper web site
JANUARY 31, 2023
  • Ocean Network Express' quarterly profit plunges
    ONE's profit dropped by 50% quarter over quarter to $2.76 billion.
  • Hapag-Lloyd reports 'extraordinarily strong result'
    German ocean shipping company Hapag-Lloyd said its earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization jumped by $7.6 billion year over year.
  • End of production era, but 747 freighters will fly for decades
    It's the end of an era for the "Queen of the Skies." Boeing will make its final 747 delivery on Tuesday, but cargo airlines could fly them for another 40 years.

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Assiterminal wonders : is there anyone who is ruling the distribution of the cold ironing plants in Italian ports?
Ferrari : from the draft of the competition bill and from the analysis documents that turn around some perplexities
Attic records semi-annual and annual record revenue
Attic records semi-annual and annual record revenue
Decided resumption of passenger traffic
COSCO Shipping Holdings closes 2022 with record financial performance deteriorating in the last quarter
COSCO Shipping Holdings closes 2022 with record financial performance deteriorating in the last quarter
After 12 years of growth, containerized cargoes carried by the Chinese group's fleet of ships have decreased by -9.3%
Messina (Assshipowners) : the solution for the cold ironing must be the opening to the market
Calling for a "clear separation between those who will have to carry out the infrastructure, who will have to power it and who will have to keep it by offering the services to the ship"
Metrans (HHLA) acquires control of Croatian Adria Rail and builds a second intermodal terminal in Hungary
Metrans (HHLA) acquires control of Croatian Adria Rail and builds a second intermodal terminal in Hungary
Also obtained are the inland Serb terminal in Indija, near Belgrade.
Sapir, in collaboration with ARS Altmann, aims to develop the automotive segment in the port of Ravenna
The first train with vehicles destined for South Korea has already arrived.
Maersk continues in its own vertical integration strategy by buying South African Vector Logistics
Maersk continues in its own vertical integration strategy by buying South African Vector Logistics
Copenhagen / Durban
The company has more than 5,600 employees
Naviris ' joint venture, the joint venture Fincantieri-Naval Group, will be renewed.
Genoa / Paris / Rome
Pierroberto Folgiero has been appointed president, Damien Raby CEO
TX Logistik, weekly triangular intermodal service between Romania, Austria, Italy and Germany
Troisdorf / Vienna
Rail Cargo Group transforms the triangular link between Austria and the port of Trieste in two direct trains
All 16 Italian port authorities with Assoports at Seatrade Cruise Global
Fort Lauderdale
In Italy, cruising traffic shows a steady recovery
In 2022 the turnover of the CIMC resulting from the sale of the containers fell by -30.7%
In the second half of the year alone, the decline was -40.4% percent.
Launched the tender for the infrastructure of the bulk terminal in the Cagliari Port
Amount at auction of more than 19.5 million euros
ESPO urges EU and European governments to lay out funding schemes for the installation of OPS in ports
Satisfaction with the preliminary settlement agreement on the infrastructure for alternative fuels
UIRR recalls that it is possible to develop European intermodal transport and the necessary measures have already been suggested
The association agreed with the dismal analysis of the European Court of Auditors ' sector.
Agreed on how to install electric charging stations for cars and trucks on the roads of the EU
Preliminary agreement between Parliament and Council also for hydrogen filling stations
Nearly 2,000 workers in the Italian shipbuilding industry paid with irregular pay
Nearly 2,000 workers in the Italian shipbuilding industry paid with irregular pay
This is an income stream of six million euros, not subject to taxation or contribution.
The WSC against the bill that in the USA would repeal antitrust exemptions to foreign shipping companies
Foreign maritime monopolies-indicted by Costa Costa-have manipulated the maritime transport sector. Butler : misunderstanding how VSA helps supply chain to work better
BRT and the Italian subsidiary of the Geodis have been placed in judicial administration
A systematic exploitation of several thousand workers would emerge from the investigation.
Carnival realizes the best wave season ever
Carnival realizes the best wave season ever
New record bookings of cruises in both the North American and European markets
A new historical record of cruising traffic in Italian ports was expected in 2023.
Fort Lauderdale
A new historical record of cruising traffic in Italian ports was expected in 2023.
According to Cemar, passengers will be 12.8 million, with a 37.6% on 2022 and a 9.2% on the 2019
APM Terminals cooperates with Hateco in the realization of the new container terminal in Haiphong
APM Terminals cooperates with Hateco in the realization of the new container terminal in Haiphong
Two million euros for tax evasion in the logistics and home delivery sector
Reported 20 entrepreneurs
Austria's Gebrüder Weiss has inaugurated a new logistics terminal in Tyrol
Reutte / Lauterach
It is located in Reutte, near the border between Austria and Germany
Maersk-SIPG agreement for bunkering of green methanol in the port of Shanghai
Expected supply from ship to ship of the new container ships ordered by the Danish company
ESPO, ships should use cold ironing systems in ports, if available, already before 2030
Ryckbost : It is hoped that the requirements for ships related to when to use electricity at berth clarify the matter
ECSA, EU agreement on ship fuel gives strong political signal and provides clear climate goals and guidance for industry
Brussels / Rome
Assshipowners, welcome our main instances
T&E, today's EU decision marks the beginning of the end of dirty fuels in the shipping industry
The organisation highlighted the need to prevent the agreed standards from presenting loopholes
To French CMA CGM the procurement of postal services in Lebanon
To French CMA CGM the procurement of postal services in Lebanon
The offer was presented yesterday
After entry into the MSC group, Bolloré Africa Logistics changes name
She was born Africa Global Logistics
AdSP of the West Ligurian Sea, via free to POT and PIAO
Updated the fees for the supply of port work in the port of Genoa
The "Oscar of the Ports 2023" award has been given to Roberta Macii
Recognition to the 23-year career of the AdSP executive of the Northern Tirreno Northern
Published the call for tenders for the retraining of the north area of the port of Termini Imerese
The work, worth 5.2 million euros, will start in June and will last for eight months.
Tomorrow Costa Cruere will celebrate its 75-year anniversary
Tomorrow Costa Cruere will celebrate its 75-year anniversary
On March 31, 1948 parts from Genoa the "Anna C", the first passenger ship of the company
COSCO Shipping Ports's revenues mark new annual and quarterly records
COSCO Shipping Ports's revenues mark new annual and quarterly records
Hong Kong
Last year the business volume of the Chinese company grew by 19.3%
Last year in Greece, 593 ships were subjected to repair work (-0.7%)
Gross tonnage tonnage has increased by 7.3%
Greek Attica bought the ro-ro ship Clementines
Built in 1997, it cost 13.4 million euros
RINA classifies the autonomous ride-hailing workboat of the RC Dock
RINA classifies the autonomous ride-hailing workboat of the RC Dock
Delivered the class certificate to the first boat of a fleet that will be able to operate up to 200 miles from the coast
Charity night on board the Fantastic of GNV in support of the Stella Maris
It was organized by the National Welfare Committee of the Gente di Mare
Poseidon Acquisition signs the final deal to buy the Atlas Corp.
Transaction of the value of approximately 10.9 billion
Guidelines for the safe transport of lithium-ion batteries in containers
Guidelines for the safe transport of lithium-ion batteries in containers
They have been published by CINS, International Group of P&I Clubs, ICHCA and TT Club
Strong criticism of the Court of European Accounts to EU policies for the development of intermodal transport
Values-objective to increase the share of sustainable modes of transport these are termed unrealistic
Thursday in Livorno a workshop on autonomous navigation
Event organized as part of the 5G Maritime Autonomous Surface Ship project
In 2022, China's Sinotrans reported record profits despite a -12.5% percent decline in revenue.
In 2022, China's Sinotrans reported record profits despite a -12.5% percent decline in revenue.
The reduction of business volume has been generated in the segments of maritime shipments and e-commerce
In 2022, short sea shipping in Spain experienced a slight decline of -0.4% percent.
In 2022, short sea shipping in Spain experienced a slight decline of -0.4% percent.
The only international shipping of ro-ro cargoes marked an increase of 8.0% percent (for the first time since the 2016 percent drop in traffic with Italy)
Pimlico Shipping (Brothers Cosulich) buys a revamped
The ship, of 7,967 tpl, will be rented to bare boat from the Argo Shipping
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Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
Giorgio Bucchioni has passed away, a reference point of breaking and national portions.
Giorgio Bucchioni has passed away, a reference point of breaking and national portions.
The Spezia
Among the institutional assignments, he was Chairman of the Port Authority of Spezia and Confindustria La Spezia
Liberty Lines orders three more monocarena naval vehicles at Spanish shipyard Armon
Liberty Lines orders three more monocarena naval vehicles at Spanish shipyard Armon
They will add to the nine already commissioned
Ceremony of laying of the keel of the Silver Ray by Silversea Cruises
The luxury cruise ship is under construction at Meyer Werft
Launched in China the first of two LNG Small Scale & Bunker ships for Fratelli Cosulich
Will be taken in delivery in September
The CDA of Interporto Padova unanimously approved the draft budget 2022
Profit after taxes in line with that of the previous financial year
In Genoa, a centre for the development of new technologies for decarbonisation of shipping has been inaugurated.
CapLab will be managed by Ecospray Technologies and the DICCA of the University of Genoa
Collaboration Agreement between the AdSP of the South Tyrreno and Ionian Seas and the University of Calabria
The agreement covers several areas of activity and expertise
In 2022 the transits of trucks through the Swiss Alps decreased by -1.7% percent. Stagnation of rail transport
In 2022 the transits of trucks through the Swiss Alps decreased by -1.7% percent.  Stagnation of rail transport
Still far away the goal of the transfer of the loads from the road to the rail
In the only fourth quarter of 2022, HHLA Group revenues grew by 4.9%
Operating profit fell by -8.8%
Touax closes 2022 with record revenue
Expected in 2023 normalization of the container market
E-fuel should only be reserved for air and sea transport
It highlights an analysis of Transport & Environment, which considers them not useful to decarbonisation of road transport
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
Thursday in Livorno a workshop on autonomous navigation
Event organized as part of the 5G Maritime Autonomous Surface Ship project
On April 18 Assiterminal will be confronted with politicians and practitioners on the challenges of portugal
Meeting at the headquarters of the Federation of the Sea in Rome
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Port concession saved Nigeria's economy N3.9tr - Haastrup
Can the return of international cruises bolster Japan's beleaguered tourism industry?
(The Japan Times)
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Relazione del presidente Daniele Rossi
Napoli, 30 settembre 2020
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