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Exim India web site
JULY 3, 2023
  • CONCOR launches weekly service from ICD-Whitefield to JN Port
  • South East CEO Conclave & Awards 2023 to see power-packed programme & eminent participation on July 12 in Chennai
  • Baltic Exchange Market Report (30 June 2023)
  • Double-stack services commence between Gateway Distriparks' ICD Viramgam & Mundra Port
  • X-Press Feeders' first 7,000 TEU ship to be deployed on India service
  • Global shipping outlook: It's all about capacity as the tide turns
  • Adani Ports in deal to mechanise HDC berth
  • Control Room to monitor impact of rains on National Highways
  • Schedule reliability continues to improve
  • Version 4 of WCO Data Model released
  • India Post & Canada Post in ITPS deal to facilitate e-commerce exports
  • India's resilient growth to offset slowdown in overseas markets: Fitch
  • Provenance & the doctrine of "General Average"
  • CMA CGM's PSS for cargo from Indian Subcontinent to US East Coast
  • New tariff at Sohar port for 2023-24
  • Huge potential to step up India-UK bilateral trade ties: Sunak
  • China's GDP projected to be higher in Q2
  • Nepal gets access to India's inland waterways

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International Transport Journal web site
JULY 2, 2023
  • Danish logistics expert to lead Heathrow
  • Malungsfors terminal joins Green Cargo's network
  • Cargo IQ appoints new board leaders
  • Chile: dramatic rise in freight crime
  • 'Flexible storage' initiative launched
  • MSC Air Cargo partners with IBS Software
  • Improving ro-ro services between Italy and Greece
  • NAP launches six sub-industry networks
  • A promotion for François Régnier
  • VTG: first carbon-neutral maintenance workshop
  • JAS inaugurates new office in India
  • Bangladesh commits to eco-friendly recycling
  • Change in the cockpit of Austrian Airlines
  • AI knows when drivers are tired
  • Freshippo opens twelve new stores in just a day
  • Tiaca: a successful first in Africa
  • "Curiosity of the Day"

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The Loadstar web site
JUNE 30, 2023
  • Carriers sailing in red ink, with 'another rates bloodbath' heating up
  • Major rail operators set to form new US intermodal freight corridor
  • Bullish sell-side tests DSV + DB Schenker
  • Not much to smile about in air freight, if you're not carrying e-commerce
  • ICS2 - what you need to know by tomorrow
  • Changes to new IMO Cll rules unlikely, despite industry misgivings
  • Yangshan double-berths feeders to speed up Yangtze Delta deliveries

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Marine Log web site
JUNE 30, 2023
  • NSC 10 completes builder's sea trials
    Huntington Ingall Industries' Ingalls Shipbuilding division reports that NSC 10, the U.S. Coast Guard's tenth and newest national security cutter, Calhoun (WMSL 759) has now completed builder's sea trials The ship successfully
  • Auckland Transport orders another hybrid-electric ferry
    Incat Crowther has been commissioned to deliver the design for a second new 300-passenger hybrid-electric fast ferry for New Zealand's Auckland Transport (AT). The project will see Incat Crowther work closely with
  • NTSB reports on $1 million fire that totaled towboat Mary Dupre
    Cracks in a muffler and the substantial use of combustible materials in accommodation spaces led to a fire aboard the 48-year old towing vessel Mary Dupre on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near

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Container News web site
JUNE 30, 2023
  • BIMCO calls on vessel owners as Bangladesh and Liberia ratify HK Convention
    The International Maritime Organization (IMO), Bangladesh, and Liberia have announced the ratification of the Hong Kong Convention by both nations. BIMCO believes the ratification marks the beginning of a new era for the ship recycling industry. During the two-year interim period, ahead of the entry in force, BIMCO is calling on shipowners to choose globally compliant yards for the benefit of the
  • Hapag Lloyd increases rates from Middle East / Indian Subcontinent to US East Coast
    Hapag Lloyd will apply a new General Rate Increase (GRI) / General Rate Adjustment (GRA) from the Middle East / Indian Subcontinent to the United States East Coast for cargo transported in 20' and 40' dry, reefer and special containers, including high cube equipment. The German ocean carrier said the GRI will be US$200 per box and will be applied from 1 August for containers transported from Indi
  • CMA CGM revises peak season surcharge from Indian Subcontinent to US East Coast
    French ocean carrier CMA CGM decided to revise the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) from the Indian Subcontinent to the US East Coast in July. The updated surcharge will be US$150 per 20' dry container and US$300 per 40' and 45' dry box. The revised PSS will launch on 1 July from India and Sri Lanka to the US East Coast ports of New York, Norfolk, Savannah, and Charleston, while from Pakistan to the a
  • Konecranes wins public tender for container handling equipment from Danish terminal
    Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) will receive new container handling equipment from Finnish manufacturer Konecranes for a new box terminal in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. After winning the public tender, Konecranes will supply eight hybrid straddle carriers that will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2023, and two ship-to-shore (STS) cranes, scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 20
  • Sea-Intelligence reports improvement in global schedule reliability
    Danish maritime data analysis firm Sea-Intelligence analysed the trend in ocean carriers' schedule reliability levels for May 2023. The report contains the global highlights from the entire study because the research is extremely detailed and examines schedule reliability across 34 different trade lanes and 60+ carriers. Source: Sea-Intelligence.com, GLP Report, issue 142 According to the Danish
  • Fatal shipyard accident involves X-Press Feeders ship
    Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) has suspended work after three yard workers died while working on a 7,000 TEU vessel ordered by X-Press Feeders. Chinese publication Caixin reported on 27 June that the accident happened around 6 pm local time on 16 June, while the vessel was being assembled in a dry dock. A large block section reportedly fell on the workers shortly after it was placed on th
  • Gebrüder Weiss Supervisory Board appoints new chairman
    At the company's Supervisory Board meeting on 19 June, Wolfgang Niessner, the previous long-time Gebrüder Weiss Management Board chairman, was appointed as the new Gebrüder Weiss Supervisory Board chairman. Gebrüder Weiss said it can rely on Wolfgang Niessner as chairman of the Supervisory Board since he has great leadership credentials and a long and very successful career in the logistics busin
  • Canadian port workers go on strike tomorrow
    The International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada (ILWU Canada) issued a 72-hour strike notice to the British Colombia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA) with regards to the expired collective agreement. The BCMEA received a formal, written strike notice on 28 June and ILWU Canada member longshore workers will walk off their jobs at 8 a.m. tomorrow, 1 July. "Since 28 March, the BCMEA and
  • Worst June in years for spot rates as WCI breaches US$1,500
    In what was the worst ever month of June since 2015, the latest quotes also saw the level of US$1,500 breached for the first time since the second week of March 2020. June has traditionally been a stronger month owing to the end of the peak season but the Drewry World Container Index (WCI) shed about US$191, over 13%, abating the relatively stronger quarterly performance for rates in over a year.
  • Los Angeles and Nagoya ports enhance their ties with new agreement signing
    Officials from the ports of Los Angeles in the United States and Nagoya in Japan have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand collaboration on key sustainability and operational efficiency initiatives such as port community systems and digital supply chain information sharing, zero-emission vehicle and equipment testing, and the establishment of a new Green Shipping Corridor betw
  • Globe Tracker appoints new CEO
    Danish solution provider for supply chain visibility Globe Tracker International ApS announced the appointment of Joel undir Leitinum as the company's chief executive officer (CEO). Rich Meyers, who served as CEO of the company during the last 18 months, will return to his prior role as chief operating and strategy officer (COSO). Joel undir Leitinum's hiring coincides with a US$15 million fundin
  • MSC reports progress in sustainability initiatives
    MSC published in its 2022 Sustainability Report that it is committed to enabling the development of resilient and sustainable supply chains, promoting the transition to net zero. According to the company, MSC's Cargo Division takes a holistic approach to sustainability, building on the fundamentals of business ethics, protecting the planet and ensuring a safe place to work. All this comes, while
  • Saint John Port Authority appoints Shilo Boucher to the Board of Directors
    Shilo Boucher was recently appointed as a new director of the Saint John Port Authority for a three-year term which started on 8 June 2023. Shilo Boucher studied business administration at the University of New Brunswick Saint John (UNBSJ) and graduated in December 1999. She worked at a public accounting business from 1999 to 2006, where she gained her chartered accountant (CPA) qualifications in
  • Compass Forwarding announces new facility in Chicago
    Compass Forwarding, a full-service international transportation and logistics company, has built an office and warehouse in Chicago, expanding its presence in one of the US fastest-growing logistics regions. The customer service centre and1,560 m² warehouse are in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, just minutes from O'Hare International Airport and train hubs in Chicago. In addition, the customer servi
  • BASF, Yara to evaluate low-carbon blue ammonia project at US Gulf Coast
    BASF and Yara Clean Ammonia are collaborating on a joint study to develop and build a global-scale low-carbon blue ammonia production plant with carbon capture in the US Gulf Coast region. In particular, the companies are considering the feasibility of a plant with a total capacity of 1.2 to 1.4 million tonnes per year to serve the growing global demand for low-carbon ammonia. According to BASF,
  • Box exports from Asia to US plunge
    Container exports from 18 Asian economies to the United States fell around 21% year-on-year in May to 1,582,195 TEUs, continuing a nine-month decline, according to statistics compiled by the Japan Maritime Centre (JMC). China exported 884,994 TEUs, a decrease of 18%, South Korea exported 99,395 TEUs, a decrease of 14%, Taiwan exported 58,553 TEUs, a decrease of 20%, and Japan exported 49,174 TEUs
  • Port of Oakland gets "green light" and funding for green power project
    The California Transportation Commission (CTC) voted to provide the Port of Oakland a US$42 million funding for its Green Power Microgrid Project. This project will significantly improve the port's potential to provide green-sourced electricity to its seaport operations, bringing it closer to its zero-emissions target. The Port of Oakland collaborated with Caltrans and the Metropolitan Transporta
  • THE Alliance set to raise capacity on Asia-North Europe service
    Capacity on THE Alliance's FE3 Far East - North Europe loop is expected to increase, as Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express (ONE) will take delivery of four more 24,000 TEU newbuildings in July and August. The four ships will replace vessels in the size range from 13,400 to 19,870 TEU, according to Alphaliner. THE Alliance's third Asia - North Europe loop used to be operated with a mix of 16,01
  • MSC Air Cargo to digitalise operations through IBS Software's solution
    MSC Air Cargo unit has selected IBS Software, a software as a service (SaaS) solution provider, as a strategic partner in order to digitally transform its cargo operations. IBS Software's iCargo SaaS solution for air cargo management will establish a fully digital platform for MSC that includes cargo sales, operations, cargo accounting, and a portal. When completely deployed, iCargo will provide
  • Focus on blank sailings: Sea-Intelligence sees post-pandemic low levels
    Danish maritime data analysis firm Sea-Intelligence announced that the global container shipping markets are continuing on their path to normalisation. However, a normal container shipping market, Sea-Intelligence notes, is not the same as a container shipping market with no changes or disruptions; there will always be operational disruptions, a portion of which will be in the form of blank saili
  • NWSA suffers huge container import decline
    The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA), a marine cargo operating partnership of the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, announced that total TEUs fell about 24% year-to-date (January-May) to 1,142,115 TEUs, with total imports and exports down 31% and 2%, respectively. In May, NWSA handled 229,974 TEUs, translating to a 30.3% decrease compared with the same month last year. Full imports fell 35.2% as impo

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Splash web site
JUNE 30, 2023
  • OMV taps TechnipFMC for subsea work on Berling gas project
    Oil and gas firm OMV has awarded TechnipFMC with an integrated engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (iEPCI) contract for the Berling natural gas offshore project. The development concept for the field is a four-slot subsea production template tied back via a 24-kilometre pipeline to the Equinor-operated Åsgard B processing platform for separation and treatment. It ...
  • Yinson Production JV awarded FPSO charter extension in Vietnam
    A joint venture between Singapore-based Yinson Production, part of the Malaysian Yinson Group, and PetroVietnam Technical Services Corporation (PTSC) has secured a one-year bareboat charter extension for the floating production storage and offloading vessel . Yinson's 49%-owned PTSC Asia Pacific has fixed the unit to PTSC until June 30, 2024, in a deal worth $27.3m, ...
  • Danaos linked to boxship orders at Yangzijiang
    Greek boxship owner Danaos Corporation has been linked to a pair of newbuild orders at Yangzijiang Shipbuilding in China. Industry sources suggest the New York-listed tonnage provider is behind two 8,000 teu vessels, out of 25 boxship contracts the yard most recently committed to deliver between 2025 and 2027, including ten 24,000 teu LNG dual-fuel ...
  • Australia looking to open up 14GW offshore wind zone
    Australia's Minister for Climate Change and Energy has proposed an area in the Southern Ocean to be zoned for the development of offshore wind projects. The area covers 5,100 square kilometres from off Warrnambool, Victoria, in the southeast to off Port MacDonnell, South Australia, in the northwest. The Australian authorities believe that the offshore wind ...
  • Gen2 Energy and Provaris join forces to develop European hydrogen supply chain
    Gen2 Energy and Provaris Energy have signed a collaboration agreement to conduct a comprehensive prefeasibility study to determine the technical and economic viability of producing and supplying compressed green hydrogen from the hydrogen project in Åfjord to European ports using Provaris' marine storage and shipping solution. Martin Carolan, CEO of Provaris Energy, said, "We are ...
  • Splash cartoonist official merch up for grabs
    The Freaky Wave, Splash's cartoonist, has debuted a range of merchandise that he describes as being well suited for "seagoing cynics". A marine pilot for his day job, The Freaky Wave has been penning cartoons to idle away the hours ever since his first trip as a deck cadet on a banana boat. Nautical themed ...
  • Philip Oetker leaving Hamburg Süd
    Philip Oetker is leaving Hamburg Süd, the last family member linked to the previous ownership of the famous German shipping line. Maersk bought Hamburg Süd from the Oetker family in 2017, and has gradually integrated the line into the Danish carrier's global operations. In January this year Maersk announced it was moving towards a single, ...
  • Mejia takes the helm at WMU
    Professor Maximo Mejia has succeeded Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry as president of the World Maritime University (WMU). Appointed by the secretary-general of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), who also serves as chancellor of the university, Mejia, a Filipino, assumes the role of CEO, overseeing and directing the academic programmes, operations and administration of the university. Mejia
  • Singapore and the multi-fuel future
    The Southeast Asian republic is preparing solutions to remain the dominant ship fuelling hub for the 2020s and beyond. The latest installment from our brand new Singapore magazine. Singapore has maintained its huge dominance in the global bunkering scene, while prepping for a new fuel future with LNG, biofuels and methanol looking like key alternate ...
  • Seaway 7 lands East Anglia Three offshore wind deal
    Subsea 7's offshore wind service specialist, Seaway 7, has firmed up a contract with ScottishPower Renewables for the East Anglia Three offshore wind project in the UK. The deal, worth between $500m and $750m, includes the transport and installation of 95 foundations and inner-array cables and comes a year after the preferred bidder agreement was ...

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Lloyd's List web site
JUNE 30, 2023
  • The IMO must show leadership on carbon emissions or face irrelevance
    If China gets its way, fragmented regionalism will replace the United Nations specialist agency as the rule maker. That is...
  • American Club cuts combined ratio despite doubled financial losses
    Fixed premium offering said to be growing market share
  • The Lloyd's List Podcast: Is shipping's zero carbon revolution on track?
    Shipping's zero carbon transition has made progress, but in key areas, it is stalling. The magnitude of action and investment...
  • What to expect from IMO's MEPC80
    The global shipping regulator has been facing calls to set more ambitious GHG emissions reduction targets in recent years and...
  • EU-bound bulker traffic from Russia has fallen 66% amid sanctions
    As sanctions come into force, the number of bulkers calling Russia then Europe has dropped this year to May versus...
  • China detains unsafe VLCC suspected of involvement in Iranian oil trade
    The episode comes against the backdrop of increased efforts from local maritime authorities to regulate calls from old and suspicious...
  • MEPC80 and the transformation of shipmanagement
    V.Group chief executive René Kofod-Olsen has moved away from transactional relationships with shipowners to a broad-based shipping solutions portfolio. In...
  • Enquiries for secondhand boxships still strong despite pressure on charter rates
    US-based non-operating owner Seamax is rumoured to have sold two 8,000 teu capacity ships and one 4,800 teu vessel
  • The perils of mistaking market weather for long-term climate change
    Having the right ships at the right price at the right time - and, crucially, being in a position to...
  • Ship finance: Banks face decarbonisation lending dilemma
    Private capital is filling finance gaps as bank lending shuns older or fossil fuel-linked vessels
  • Scandlines continues post-pandemic recovery
    Danish ferry operator bounced back from the effects of the pandemic in 2022. Continued growth is expected but economic headwinds...
  • Falling contract box rates put pressure on carriers
    Contract rates and freight rate indices have fallen by half since the start of the year. Spot rate trends give...
  • Daily Briefing
    Industry uproar over Nigeria tanker tax demands | Russia uses South Korea port for ship-to-ship transfers | Ukraine's Danube ports...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
JUNE 30, 2023
  • Logistics integration partnerships defy freight demand downturn
    Growing partnerships between software vendors and integrators with expertise in their solutions and their customers systems highlight the importance of the technological plumbing that underpins logistics networks.
  • Yellow asks Biden to help bring Teamsters 'to the table'
    In a letter Thursday, less-than-truckload provider Yellow asked President Biden to intervene personally in its dispute with the Teamsters and break an impasse it claims threatens 22,000 union jobs.

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TradeWinds web site
JUNE 30, 2023
  • 'Intriguing' move: Castor reveals 15% stake in Eagle Bulk, highlighting jitters over takeover
    Cyprus bulker and container ship owners joins Danaos as major shareholder after Oaktree exit
  • Capesize bulker market hands back gains as China's manufacturing sector weakens
    Smaller bulkers are poised to benefit from heightened coal demand from China, Clarksons Securities analyst says
  • Podcast: Hopes and fears for a crucial IMO meeting on shipping emissions
    The audio edition of Green Seas talks to experts on the UN shipping regulator about what can be achieved next week, and what they worry about
  • Carnival 'incredibly proud' of decarbonisation efforts despite green group's low marks
    New York-listed cruise giant says it is only major cruise provider that is emitting less greenhouse gases since 2011
  • IMO hedges its bets on 2050 decarbonisation deadline
    A carefully worded document allows for flexibility on dates for achieving zero carbon shipping
  • ViaMar tips $100,000-plus VLGC rates to fall as vessel deliveries rise
    But the Norwegian research company says inefficiencies will soften the blow
  • Klaveness Combination Carriers reveals emissions cut targets alongside sustainability financing
    Oslo owner wants to slash carbon intensity by 46% by 2030 in $190m debt deal
  • Comment: Shipping must do away with charterparty warranties to fix 'the best of the best'
    Disclosure of fleet performance datasets, rather than charterparty descriptions, can drive environmental benchmarking, writes Weathernews' Jesse Vecchione
  • Navigator nearly 'good to go' on carbon carrier orders as it targets UK with Bumi Armada
    Bluestreak CO2 venture sees major market in UK but needs customer in place to forge ahead
  • Editor's selection: Kitack's rallying call; What next in Eagle Bulk-Danaos tussle?; and life lessons from shipping journalism
    A look back at some of the highlights of TradeWinds' news coverage this week
  • Nihon Shipyard alliance boosted by technical tie up with MHI
    A collaboration pact has been agreed to design and build a new generation of low-emission vessels
  • Bulker owner Atlantska plots share sale worth up to €27.8m
    Croatian company raising cash after profit dwindled in the first quarter
  • NEoT enters ship finance with deal to fund CTVs for Northern Offshore
    French lender aims to speed up Swedish owner's fleet decarbonisation
  • Falling rates mean container shipping recovery is further away, say analysts
    'Meaningful recovery' pushed back until 2024 as economic picture darkens
  • CII six months on: a plague on both your houses?
    Pushing square-peg regulations through a round time-charter hole is challenging. And there is no silver bullet, argues Reed Smith partner Nick Austin
  • Color Line adds purchase option as it stretches SuperSpeed 2 charter by five years
    Norwegian operator strikes new deal for vessel owned by Oslo Line
  • Paris MoU takes aim at flag states as ship detentions hit 10-year high
    But port authority inspections rise to normal levels again after Covid-19 interruption
  • Rina's Roberto Cazzulo elected as next IACS chair
    Lloyd's Register's Nick Brown will step down from the role in January
  • Provaris aims to ship hydrogen from Norway in deal with Gen2 Energy
    Agreement is part of efforts to develop a large-scale European clean fuel supply chain
  • Shoei Kisen inks four MR product carriers at Minaminippon
    Order brings specialist Japanese yard back into tanker construction
  • DNB and Nordea emerge as lenders behind Diana Shipping's $123m refinancing
    Greek bulker owner says cash will replace loans from ABN Amro and Nordea itself
  • Subsea 7 bags UK offshore wind contract for work on massive farm
    Deal with ScottishPower Renewables raises Oslo-listed company's backlog by at least $500m
  • Comment: Lessons from a life (sentence?) in shipping news
    TradeWinds journalist Paul Berrill looks back on more than 35 years of reporting on shipping
  • Philip Oetker quotes Winnie the Pooh as he leaves Hamburg Sud
    The last link to the former owning family says: 'How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard'
  • With a pause in the storm, what comes next for Danaos and Eagle Bulk?
    Equity analyst sets out some guideposts, while retail investors react to recent strategy by both shipowners
  • Recovery in Chinese crude demand 'well underway', says Clarksons
    Shipbroker says 'oil demand, refinery runs and seaborne oil trade volumes' have picked up firmly

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American Shipper web site
JUNE 30, 2023
  • Critical level approaching for trans-Pacific spot rates
    Softening demand in an excess of vessel capacity is putting tremendous downwards pressure on ocean container spot rates.
  • TSA security exemption for unwieldy air cargo sunsets Oct. 31
    The Transportation Security Administration's grace period for "impossible-to-screen" shipments is ending soon. They won't be allowed to fly overseas unless companies adopt existing security programs.
  • Seafarers' contributions are vital for global economy
    A new report is highlighting the contributions of seafarers and how these unsung heroes of the sea help boost gross domestic product.

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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
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
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
They rise to 88 the companies associated with Assiterminal
Membership of seven new companies
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