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November 2, 2023

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Exim India web site
NOVEMBER 2, 2023
  • Railways achieves another freight loading & revenue high
  • Shankar Shinde appointed Vice Chairman of CCTT; emphasises on cross border trade facilitation through INSTC route
  • WCO & IAPH launch guidelines on cooperation between Customs & port authorities
  • PM Modi, Sheikh Hasina inaugurate India-Bangladesh mega rail connectivity projects
  • Northeast infra gets a boost with key projects: Gadkari
  • Query reply pending with Exporters/IEC Holders against the Drawback Shipping Bills
  • WTO issues new edition of Trade Profiles
  • Sugar output seen dipping
  • PSA Singapore & Pacific International Lines expand collaboration on sustainability solutions to decarbonise global supply chain
  • ONE in China India Pakistan service
  • Procedure for revalidation/new registration of Self-Sealing Permission in EDI system by FSP Cell for Electronic sealing of containerized cargo at factory or warehouse premises
  • WISTA Cyprus to host 2024 WISTA International AGM & Conference in Limassol
  • India, Brazil discuss ethanol tech transfer to settle sugar dispute
  • Key infra sectors' growth dips to 8.1 pc in Sept.
  • Cotton output seen at 29.5 million bales in 2023-24: CAI
  • Govt notifies increase in windfall tax on crude to Rs 9,800 per ton
  • Haldia Petrochemicals conducts its first ever naphtha ship-to-ship transfer at Sandheads
  • Lines reportedly diverting ships to Haifa port in Israel's north

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International Transport Journal web site
NOVEMBER 2, 2023
  • Operail: losses despite savings
  • Greece goes paperless
  • 60th anniversary for Air Cargo Club Deutschland
  • Etihad partners with WFS for Copenhagen launch
  • MOL inks long-term charter with Jera
  • GXO to build a German supplements' hub
  • Namibia: 417 km rail upgrade
  • Three B737-800SF freighter conversions
  • Changing of the guard at Time Matters
  • AI and the future of supply chains
  • Global shipping overcapacity: balanced by 2028?
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Digital trucking with Egim and Drive Mybox
  • 21 kg of ketamine concealed in air cargo
  • Next port of call for Rob Kusiciel
  • CSX to serve new battery plant
  • Duvenbeck expands Polish business

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The Loadstar web site
NOVEMBER 1, 2023
  • VGM container weight mis-declaration 'rampant at most ports', say forwarders
  • M&A horror show: Forward Air + Omni Logistics
  • Book a slot for Panama Canal transit as protests add to low water delays
  • Airfreight rates out of China soar, driven by e-commerce and restocking
  • No takers, so more unemployed big box ships will join the idle fleet
  • Shippers look to digital tools as they aim to bolster resilience and agility
  • Amazon sees income skyrocket after fulfilment network restructure
  • ECU Germany head Marc Meier announces departure
  • Menzies Aviation strengthens female leadership in MEAA
  • Why tech companies offload their reverse logistics businesses

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Marine Log web site
NOVEMBER 1, 2023
  • New ultra-low emissions Wärtsilä 31DF cuts methane slip
    Wärtsilä has introduced a new ultra-low emissions version of its Wärtsilä 31DF engine, first introduced in 2015. When operating on LNG, this new version of the dual fuel engine can further reduce

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Container News web site
NOVEMBER 1, 2023
  • GSBN and DNV collaborate on verified data sharing
    Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN), an independent non-profit technology consortium, has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the DNV classification society. By facilitating the reliable sharing of verified data for green claims, the partnership hopes to boost decarbonisation and speed up the use of alternative fuels. "To achieve shipping decarbonisation at scale, it needs to have
  • Nokia to provide Caribbean port with first private wireless network
    Nokia has been selected by Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL) to deploy the first private wireless network at the container terminal of the Caribbean port. The network was installed and will be deployed by Nokia Channel Partner EGC International. It is worth noting that KFTL's Digital Transformation journey has become a reference in the Americas due to the adoption of new technologies such
  • COSCO and CCIC South America ink strategic cooperation deal
    COSCO SHIPPING (South America) and China Certification & Inspection Group South America inked a strategic cooperation agreement in Argentina on 5 October. China Certification & Inspection Group South America is an independent third-party firm that provides inspection and certification services for important South American commodities shipped to China. It operates on the concepts of "standards, in
  • Black Sea dry bulk exports up 13% y/y as Russian wheat exports rise
    "Between January and October, dry bulk exports out of the Black Sea increased by 13% year on year, driven by Russian wheat exports. After two strong consecutive wheat harvests in Russia, the country's exports are now on track to reach a new record in 2023. However, Black Sea export volumes are 20% lower than in 2021 due to the loss of Ukrainian cargoes following Russia's invasion of the country,"
  • Container trade less of a GDP indicator these days
    Alphaliner's report said that container trade is decoupling from gross domestic product, as the TEU-to-GDP multiplier has continued to weaken since the pandemic, with the last 10 years now showing an average multiplier below 1. The ratio, which peaked in the 1990s and was still a robust 2.6x in the 2000s, had previously been a reliable indicator for the market, such that container trade could be
  • Port of long Beach partners with federal bodies to improve navigation
    Port pilots across the United States will now have a new high-precision navigation tool thanks to the Port of Long Beach, Jacobsen Pilot Service, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), making shepherding ships through the underwater terrain unique to each port safer than ever. "The Port of Long Beach handles cargo valued at more than US$200 billion every year, and safety
  • PSA Singapore and PIL expand collaboration on decarbonisation initiatives
    Aiming at net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, PSA Singapore and Pacific International Lines (PIL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly create sustainable solutions to reduce carbon emissions and enhance efficiency in shipping operations. This partnership is expected to support the creation of environmentally friendly shipping routes for PIL's container shipments, focuss
  • ONE's Q2 returns show volumes up but profits crash
    Ocean Network Express (ONE) is set to undergo a series of cost-saving initiatives as its second-quarter returns show a 1% increase in cargo volumes yet still saw a 97% slump in its first-half revenues compared to the previous year. The Singapore-based carrier recorded first-half volumes of 5.91 million TEUs compared to 5.83 million TEUs in the first two quarters of 2022 but saw revenues crash fro
  • ONE announces China India Pakistan service upgrade
    Ocean Network Express (ONE) will upgrade its China India Pakistan (CIP) service, starting from the cycle of westbound ETA at Shanghai on 31 October. The updated service rotation of the CIP service will be Shanghai (China), Ningbo (China), Shekou (China), Singapore, Port Kelang (Malaysia), Nhava Sheva (India), Karachi (Pakistan), Mundra (India), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Port Kelang (Malaysia), Hong Ko
  • IoT technology will differentiate dry container services
    The Internet of Things (IoT) has been a largely untapped resource for dry container shipping. ORBCOMM's new-to-the-market dry container monitoring solution offers unprecedented transparency, cost-effective proof of compliance and untapped commercial opportunities, says Christian Allred, Executive Vice President, International Sales, ORBCOMM. Carrying around 90% of non-bulk cargo transported by se
  • ITIC warns ship managers of the dangers of management mistakes
    The International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC), a mutual insurer that provides professional indemnity cover for transport intermediaries in the marine, offshore, renewable, and aviation industries, has warned ship managers about the risks and costs associated with claims of inability to meet contractual obligations. The warning was issued as part of ITIC's October 2023 Claims Review, whic
  • CMA CGM transfers first peruvian grapes to Japan
    CMA CGM's Asia Central South America 1 (ACSA1) service shipped the first load of Peruvian grapes to Japan. The milestone shipment arrived at CMA CGM's Honmoku D4 terminal in the port of Yokohama. Peruvian grapes have joined the list of fresh fruits that the Asia-Latin America service has reliably brought to the Yokohama port, arriving onboard the 15,000 TEU CMA CGM Liberty, one of three e-methane
  • Port of Long Beach releases draft report on environmental impacts of World Oil Terminals' project
    The Port of Long Beach has released a draft report on the environmental consequences of World Oil Terminals' proposed project to build two new petroleum storage tanks at its privately owned and managed facility on Pier C. Ribost Terminals has applied to the Port for a Harbor Development Permit to build and operate two new 25,000-barrel petroleum storage tanks with internal floating roofs, new tan
  • DNV collaborates with Samsung Heavy Industries
    Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and the classification society DNV have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during KORMARINE, aiming to create SHI's advanced Remote Operation Centre (ROC) for immediate supervision and management of Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS). The agreement will serve as the foundation for DNV and Samsung Heavy Industries to work together in fostering inn

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Splash web site
NOVEMBER 1, 2023
  • Solstad offloads laid-up AHTS
    Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad has sold its fifteen-year-old anchor handling tug supply unit . The sale will result in a positive accounting effect of around NOK50m ($4.8m) in the fourth-quarter numbers. Delivery of the 2008-built AHTS to an undisclosed buyer has already been completed. The Singapore-flagged vessel has been in layup in Asia since ...
  • Hyundai Glovis lines up orders for world's largest car carriers
    South Korea's Hyundai Glovis is set to build the world's lagest pure car and truck carriers. The shipping and logistics unit of Hyundai Motor Group unveiled plans in a local stock exchange filing to spend around $1.84bn on a dozen LNG dual-fuel 10,800 ceu vessels for delivery in 2027. The Seoul-based diversified owner, best known ...
  • Noble scores drillship and jackup contracts
    New York and Copenhagen-listed offshore rig owner Noble Corporation has secured more work for its drillships and a pair of jackups units. The 2011-built floaters Noble Globetrotter I and 2013-built Noble Globetrotter II have both received additional contracts from Shell for work in the US Gulf of Mexico. The Globetrotter I has been fixed until ...
  • Japanese firm invests in Norwegian fuel cell developer
    Japan's Yokogawa Electric has bought into Norwegian fuel cell developer TECO 2030. Yokogawa's investment in TECO 2030 by way of acquiring treasury shares comes with a strategic partnership agreement aimed at working together on optimising hydrogen fuel cell technology and exploring business opportunities for distributed power sources in shipping and other industrial sectors. TECO 2030 ...
  • Gulf Marine Services wins batch of new deals
    London-listed liftboat operator Gulf Marine Services (GMS) has won several contract awards from unnamed clients for work in the Middle East. GMS said that it won three deals in total - two contract extensions for four years in total and one new contract for two years. All work will be done in Gulf Cooperation Council ...
  • Imza Marine buys first VLCC
    Turkey's Imza Marine has bought its first VLCC. The low-profile tanker player has tabled some $32.5m in recent months, adding one vintage product tanker after another. The latest ship is a step up in size, with the acquisition of the 16-year-old, 306,000 dwt Gesi for $48m, a ship that has changed names and ownership rapidly ...
  • Chris Stedman exits Petredec in deal with the Fearn family and Bahri
    Gas shipowner and trader Petredec has a new ownership structure following the exit of former director Chris Stedman. The Fearn family and Saudi Arabian state shipowner Bahri have struck a deal with Stedman to take over his stake in Petredec parent company Petredec Group Limited (PGL). The British Virgin Islands-headquartered PGL is the sole owner ...
  • IACS membership back up to 12 with addition of Türk Loydu
    The membership at the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) is back up to 12. In March last year, the Russian Maritime Register was expelled from the body of elite class societies following Vladimir Putin's decision to invade Ukraine. While there is no sign the Russian class society will be welcomed back into the IACS fold ...
  • Growth of the shadow fleet has made Russian oil price cap 'unenforceable': World Bank
    Russia's swift build-up of a so-called shadow fleet of tankers - estimated to number more than 600 ships - has made the West's oil price cap "unenforceable", according to a new report from the World Bank. As one of many sanctions measures put in place against Russia since it invaded Ukraine in February last year, ...
  • US gives go-ahead to country's largest offshore wind project
    The US authorities have approved the development of Dominion Energy's 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project - the largest approved offshore wind project in the US so far. This is the fifth approval of a commercial-scale, offshore wind energy project under the Biden administration following the approval of the Vineyard Wind 1, South ...
  • Vision of green shipping corridor cluster outlined
    Members of the Silk Alliance cross-supply chain industry partnership, initiated by the Lloyd's Register (LR) Maritime Decarbonisation Hub, have issued an open letter to share their collective vision for the implementation of a green shipping corridor cluster. The open letter - described as a model for cross-industry collaboration across the maritime supply chain - aims ...
  • Ørsted ceases development of two US offshore wind projects, takes FID for Revolution Wind
    Danish renewable energy developer Ørsted has decided to cease the development of its Ocean Wind 1 and 2 projects. Simultaneously, it has taken a final investment decision on the Revolution Wind project. Discontinuation of the Ocean Wind 1 and 2 projects off the coast of southern New Jersey in the US is a consequence of ...
  • EMGS wins first renewable energy infrastructure survey deal
    Norwegian seismic service provider Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) has entered into its first acquisition contract related to renewable energy infrastructure. Subject to the issuance by the undisclosed customer of certain notice to proceed orders, the contract has a value of up to approximately $2m. The contract does not include any minimum scope of work. Under the ...
  • Record dry weather forces further dramatic cuts at the Panama Canal
    The dry weather in Panama shows no sign of letting up with the El Niño weather phenomenon wreaking havoc to schedulers working for the country's canal administration. The Panama Canal Administration warned yesterday that following the driest October on record, the volume of daily transits will be cut further. At its maximum, the canal can ...
  • MOL pursues electric vessels
    Japanese shipowner Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) and Pyxis Maritime, a Singaporean maritime electrification technology start-up, are going to work together. The pair have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop the electric vessels markets in Singapore and Japan. "We believe this memorandum will be an important step for both companies to make a significant change ...

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Lloyd's List web site
NOVEMBER 1, 2023
  • Panama Canal restrictions set to drive continued disruption, rates and record slot auctions
    Panama's rainy season has been the driest on record and with little hope of drought easing this year the canal...
  • Gard offers war risk clients access to DNK intelligence products
    London and NorthStandard operate in Combined Group pool, while West entered market earlier this year
  • EU ETS to include calls at Tanger Med and East Port Said
    Containerships sailing from a non-EU port to discharge cargo at an EU port via Tanger Med or East Port Said...
  • Boxship charter rates still falling while terms get shorter
    The outlook for the containership charter market is increasingly bleak as oversupply prevails
  • Dark fleet consolidates Russian oil shipments dominance
    Some 39% of all vessels calling at Russian Baltic and Black sea ports last month were elderly, anonymously owned and...
  • China Merchants Energy Shipping reports robust Q3 profit growth
    The company announced a new name to show its diversified business portfolio
  • China still the driving force behind vehicle carrier trade growth, says Wallenius Wilhelmsen
    'We believe volumes next year will be at least on level with 2023,' says WWL chief executive Lasse Kristoffersen
  • Green Marine forms joint venture in Singapore to build methanol dual-fuel vessels
    Founder of Copenhagen-based Green Marine says several new building projects are in the works
  • Costamare adds new bulker acquisition finance to near $1bn liquidity pot
    Neptune Maritime Leasing arm contributes to profitable third quarter
  • Türk Loydu becomes IACS member and eyes global expansion
    Türk Loydu becomes the 12th member of IACS. Its full membership application was made in February this year
  • Daily Briefing
    Should ships use grey methanol? | Ukraine's seaborne exports top 2m tonnes | Non-domestic arrivals to Israel slow

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The Journal of Commerce web site
NOVEMBER 1, 2023
  • Southeast governors say ILA could 'weaponize' Leatherman court decision
    Six amicus briefs have been filed to the US Supreme Court supporting the South Carolina Ports Authority's position that the ILA is illegally forcing carriers to boycott Charleston's Hugh Leatherman Terminal as a means to acquire jobs that belong to state employees.
  • USWC-bound ships boost reliability in September amid cargo push
    On-time performance to the West Coast improved during the busiest month of 2023 for Asian imports to date, but East Coast reliability took a dip.
  • Omni Logistics sues Forward Air to enforce completion of merger deal
    Freight forwarder Omni isn't giving up on a merger with Forward and is moving to force completion of the deal despite Forward's cold feet.
  • Forwarders warn of rising transshipment, cargo delays after ETS rollout
    Carriers are already beginning to adjust schedules ahead of Europe's new shipping carbon tax, something forwarders say could reduce direct port connections and boost transshipment activity.
  • Shipping emissions data-sharing initiative launched by DNV, GSBN
    The two partners will collaborate on pilot projects aimed at accurately measuring and tracking emissions reduction data across the supply chain.
  • Forwarders warn of rising transshipment, cargo delays after ETS roll out
    Carriers are already beginning to adjust schedules ahead of Europe's new shipping carbon tax, something forwarders say could reduce direct port connections and boost transshipment activity.
  • Offshore services companies expect boost from increased energy spending
    Fresh investments among oilfield services giants should bolster the offshore services market, with supply chain spending expected to grow 16% in 2023 and 2024.

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TradeWinds web site
NOVEMBER 1, 2023
  • Seacor Marine narrows loss as cyclical recovery continues
    New York-listed owner may offer $25m in common shares
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings beats analyst consensus as demand remains strong
    New York-listed operator posts better results despite contending with Maui wildfires and escalating conflict in Israel
  • Green Seas: Climate change reverberates through shipping amid Panama Canal and liner woes
    Newsletter on the environment and the business of the ocean explores ways in which climate change is impacting maritime trade lanes
  • Turkey's Imza Marine breaks into VLCC sector with move for much-flipped vessel
    Istanbul owner lists the Gesi in its fleet, with brokers quoting a 'soft' price
  • ESL profit drops as bulker group tries to seal investment from new partners
    Finnish owner says time-charter costs are still high in the Baltic
  • Mariner training vessels will drag on Philly Shipyard bottom line as yard mired in problems
    The five vessels will be loss-making efforts for the company
  • Hayfin Capital emerges behind methanol-ready tanker newbuildings at HD Hyundai
    Alternative investment fund says suezmaxes will help grow a more carbon-efficient asset base
  • Danny Ungar's Unity targets 50-ship bulker fleet in new venture with Synergy
    London owner is drawing up expansion plans with the help of Rajesh Unni's ship-management group
  • Shipowner seeks damages over cargo links to sanctioned Russian
    Tonzip Maritime brings case against Singapore-based trader after cargo was linked to oil tycoon Mikhail Gutseriev
  • Costamare reveals busy S&P, commits fresh 'hunting license' funds for buys
    Greek owner renews bulker fleet and sells older boxships while growing CBI and Neptune Maritime Leasing platforms
  • Cosco Shipping Holdings' quarterly profit plummets 83%, citing operational challenges
    Hong Kong-listed carrier is latest victim in downturn in container shipping markets
  • Cosco Shipping Holdings sees profits drop 83% in last quarter
    Hong Kong-listed carrier is latest victim in downturn in container shipping markets
  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen bullish on 2024 after third-quarter earnings
    World's largest car carrier owner trumpets strong contract renewals and automaker guidance
  • Clarksons-backed Sea promotes former ZeroNorth exec to product chief
    Mads Donkin joined the vessel-fixing platform in Copenhagen in June
  • Panama Canal auction smashes vessel transit record as slot goes for $2.85m
    Pressure mounts at drought-hit waterway as new record transit price dwarfs normal fee
  • Clarksons-backed Sea promotes former ZeroNorth executive to product chief
    Mads Donkin joined the vessel-fixing platform in Copenhagen in June
  • Wartsila unveils new methane-slashing version of LNG dual-fuel engine
    Latest version piloted on Wasaline's ferry, which acted as technology provider's 'floating lab'
  • Banks force Havila out of AHTS sector with more sales as DOF Group takes over duo
    Saevik family-controlled told by lenders to offload trio of ships
  • Turk Loydu joins IACS after years of talks, following 'robust' vetting
    Turkish classification society plans to expand footprint following its international recognition
  • Stamford Green Marine targets owners, investors and traders to build methanol-fuelled fleet
    Shipowning platform to build and charter out methanol dual-fuel vessels
  • Hyundai Glovis poised to place $1.84bn order for 'world's largest' car carriers
    Chinese shipbuilders are expected to secure contracts of up to 12 units of 10,800 ceu each
  • Banks force Havila out of AHTS sector with more sales as DOF takes over duo
    Saevik family-controlled told by lenders to offload trio of ships
  • World Bank: G7 price cap unenforceable as Urals price rises
    The growth of the shadow fleet has allowed Russia to trade outside of the price cap
  • Stamford Green Marine targets shipowners, investors and traders to build methanol-fuelled fleet
    Shipowning platform to build and charter out methanol dual-fuel vessels
  • Klaveness Combination Carriers says carbon levy cost could cut $4m eco retrofit payback time to six years
    Engebret Dahm makes the case for energy saving devices on Cabu carrier
  • Singapore's Pacific International and terminal operator PSA join forces to slash carbon emissions
    Singapore stalwarts looking at a number of initiatives including low emission routes and biofuel trials
  • The never-ending story: Greek tonnage tax wobbles may not be going away
    A little-noticed lawsuit in Luxembourg may open a can of worms in Greece's rearguard battle to defend its tonnage tax
  • KCC says carbon levy cost could cut $4m eco retrofit payback time to six years
    Engebret Dahm makes the case for energy saving devices on Cabu carrier
  • East England Shipping LR1 product tanker seized in Singapore
    Bunker supplier arrests vessel, alleging its fuel bills have not been paid
  • PIL and PSA aim to develop low emission trade routes
    Singapore stalwarts looking at a number of initiatives including low emission routes and biofuel trials
  • Panos Laskaridis champions family values as he drives growth
    Greek owner is growing a 'greener' fleet but says the time is not yet ripe for 'fancy' future fuels or ships
  • Offshore wind recruitment firm sees Singapore IPO slump on debut
    Company shakes off disappointing start as listed entity says going public enhances its brand visibility
  • Liner firms in uproar as protectionism moves create chaos at Bangladeshi port
    Foreign players claim cargoes are being diverted onto Bangladeshi vessels while their ships face long delays in Port of Chittagong

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American Shipper web site
NOVEMBER 1, 2023
  • Shipping braces for impact as Panama Canal slashes capacity
    The water crisis at the Panama Canal is getting worse and will force more ships to take much longer routes.
  • IndiGo, Air Inuit opt for converted narrowbody freighters
    The freighter conversion business is slowing down, but there remains residual momentum from carriers such as IndiGo.

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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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