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November 6, 2023

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Exim India web site
NOVEMBER 6, 2023
  • CONCOR posts exceptional results in Q2 FY24
  • Gati's Express Business delivers robust volume growth; Bengaluru super-hub now operational
  • Baltic Exchange Market Report (3 November 2023)
  • APSEZ delivers record cargo volumes in October
  • New WTO Import Licensing Notification Portal now available
  • CBIC notifies amnesty scheme for filing appeals against GST demand orders
  • MSC port Congestion Surcharge to South Africa
  • Black Sea dry bulk exports up
  • Schedule reliability improves to 64.4%
  • Maersk says Q3 financial results in line with expectations in a difficult market
  • Trade advised to use HDC container berths given the operational challenges at KDS' Netaji Subhas Dock
  • CMA CGM OWS for dry cargo from India North West to Central America East Coast & Caribbean
  • International measures for archaeologically relevant and commercial wrecks
  • DP World's We One and NSDC International ink agreement to support skill development & employment opportunities
  • India favourite destination for FDI in infra, says Secy
  • India mulls domestic tax options to skip EU carbon levy, says Goyal
  • Standards should promote global trade: Barthwal
  • Push to build steel containers outside China

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International Transport Journal web site
NOVEMBER 6, 2023
  • Intermediary between worlds
  • Euro 9000 now in operation in Switzerland
  • Iaph: a new VP for Europe
  • Heavy-haul e-loco soon to start mining service
  • A step forward in the cold chain
  • Menzies strengthens female leadership in MEAA
  • New vessels: Who is building most?
  • Introducing Columbia Shipmanagement Vietnam
  • Alphabet expanding in three countries
  • Film and events logistics Down Under
  • Dean Boljuncic to lead commercial development
  • Emirates SkyCargo commits to Southeast Asia
  • Itic issues risk warning for ship managers
  • Indian tech for cross-border shipping
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • World ACD: global air cargo tonnages stabilising
  • A new boost for H2-T-F-Max
  • More sales executives for VTG's subsidiary Retrack
  • Cargo IQ onboards new member
  • Come and run in Rotterdam!

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The Loadstar web site
NOVEMBER 3, 2023
  • Job cuts inevitable as the 'wheels have fallen off' for global forwarders
  • Maersk reports poor Q3, expects more losses, cuts jobs
  • Dark Friday: AP Møller-Mærsk - battered by the waves
  • Dockers set to refuse to handle Tesla cars at major Swedish ports
  • Analysis: Will Chinese EVs keep pace with car carrier capacity?
  • HK police warn logistics players after $4.5m of cocaine is found in containers
  • Outbound SingPost M&A: Down at the Border
  • DP World 'shortchanged Australia' by avoiding corporation tax for eight years
  • What's going 'higher for longer': interest rates or air freight rates? Or both?
  • Hamburg Port's Jens Meier elected new president of IAPH

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Marine Log web site
NOVEMBER 3, 2023
  • VIDEO: Giant barge breaks loose in Seattle
    A giant barge, identified in media reports as operated by Alaska Marine Lines, broke loose in Seattle yesterday afternoon and made contact with Pier 66, despite efforts by a King County Water
  • VIDEO: New low-draft landing craft goes to work on Great Barrier Reef
    Australia's Great Barrier Reef Joint Field Management Program has recently taken delivery of a new high-speed low-draft landing craft from Brisbane-based boat builder Norman R. Wright & Sons. Designed by Incat Crowther,
  • Davie completes purchase of the assets of Helsinki Shipyard
    Canada's Davie Shipbuilding today reported that it has finalized the acquisition of the assets of Finland's Helsinki Shipyard Oy (HSO). This completes a deal that Davie first revealed was in the works
  • Yara International in plan to build world's first ammonia-fueled containershi
    Norway's Yara International, the world's largest producer of ammonia, and its Yara Clean Ammonia offshoot are joining forces with another Norwegian player, North Sea Container Line to build and operate the world's

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Container News web site
NOVEMBER 3, 2023
  • Global Scrubber Spread continues to rise
    During the 44th week of the year, the 380 HSFO index dropped by US$28 to US$534.56/MT, the MGO index decreased by US$29.73 to US$957.20/MT, while the VLSFO index gained US$1.06 reaching US$672.58/MT. "At the time of writing, market trends remain uncertain," pointed out a MABUX spokesperson. In addition, the Global Scrubber Spread (SS) - the price difference between 380 HSFO and VLSFO, increased s
  • Port of Kalundborg to electrify all cranes in its box terminal
    Denmark's Port of Kalundborg intends to electrify all cranes in its deep-water container terminal within seven months. APM Terminals, operator of the port of Kalundborg since March 2021, said the container handling equipment in the short term will run on HVO100 fuel - or hydrotreated vegetable oil - lowering CO2 emissions by 90%. In the long term, the terminal will investigate various decarbonise
  • New leadership for International Association of Ports and Harbors
    Jens Meier, CEO of Hamburg Port Authority, has been elected as the new president of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) for the next two years, replacing Captain K. Subranamiam, general manager of Port Klang Authority. IAPH has also named Port of Los Angeles executive director Gene Seroka as the new regional vice president for the North America region, succeeding Robin Silve
  • Yilport acquires Takoradi Port stake from Africa Finance Corporation
    Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), an infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, has sold its 35% equity stake in Atlantic Terminal Services Limited (ATSL), the concessionaire for the expansion of Ghana's Takoradi Port, to the global port operator Yilport Holding. In 2019, AFC committed to invest up to US$138 million in equity and debt for the Takoradi Port Expansion Project. The project, which
  • Ship owners back DP World in wharfies dispute
    Shipping Australia, the ship owners' and agents' association, has backed DP World in its dispute over pay and conditions with dockers' unions which the company says is costing A$10 million (US$6.5 million) a day in lost revenue. DP World, which operates four key Australian ports at Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, has wanted to introduce a digitalised rostering system that it says would all
  • Kuehne+Nagel enhances its groupage network in Europe with new depot in Italy
    Kuehne+Nagel has launched a new strategic depot in Turin, Italy, which is the latest addition to its European groupage network. "Groupage is a service that allows customers to book road freight services for shipments of up to 6 pallets or 2.4 loading meters, which are then grouped with other consignments to optimise truck capacity," explains the company in its announcement. Kuehne+Nagel believes
  • CMA CGM applies new FAK rates from Asia to North Europe
    Marseille-based container line CMA CGM has announced new Freight All Kinds (FAK) rates from all Asian ports, including Japan, South East Asia and Bangladesh, to all North European ports, including the United Kingdom and the full range from Portugal to Finland/Estonia. The following rates will apply to dry, out of gauge (OOG), paying empties and reefer cargo beginning on 1 December: 20'GP 40'GP/40
  • Hapag-Lloyd raises rates from California to Indian Subcontinent and Middle East
    Hapag-Lloyd has announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) from the US West Coast to Indian Subcontinent and Middle East for cargo transported in 20' and 40' dry, reefer and special Containers, including high cube equipment. More specifically, the GRI will be implemented from the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland to the ports in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates
  • EU should limit market behaviors for alliances, says FEPORT
    To close what it believes to be the legal vacuum that will exist from 25 April 2024, following the expiry of the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (CBER), the Federation of European Private Port Companies and Terminals (FEPORT) believes "the European Commission (EC) should now set clear limits on the behavior on the market for large alliances and strictly enforce existing laws." There have bee
  • Hamburg, Halifax and Valencia ports join forces to create first port innovation hub network
    The innovation hubs of the Port of Hamburg (homePORT), the Port of Halifax (The PIER), and the Port of Valencia (Opentop) announced on 26 October that they have begun work on the design and implementation of the first network of port innovation hubs. This new effort was announced during the Port Entrepreneurship International Congress, which was hosted by Opentop and conducted as part of the Vale
  • Maersk decided to cut at least 10,000 jobs
    Danish container shipping company Maersk has announced it will cut more than 10,000 jobs after the financial downturn in the third quarter of 2023, when it saw its revenue and earnings shrink . The company said it has imposed "rigorous cost containment measures" during the year to cushion the impact of the challenging market conditions, including headcount reduction from 110,000 in early 2023 to
  • Maersk's earnings and revenues plummet
    Maersk said its financial results for the third quarter of the year were in line with expectations in a "difficult market environment" with rates well off their last year peak and tested by the increase of capacity in Ocean. The Danish shipping giant reported revenue of US$12.1 billion in 2023 Q3, falling about 47% year-over-year, with an EBIT margin at 4.4% impacted by lower freight rates and de
  • Sea-Intelligence reports further decline in vessel utilisation
    Blank sailings data, when put into the context of container demand data, can be useful in calculating the underlying capacity utilisation on the major East/West trades, according to Danish maritime data analysis company Sea-Intelligence. A caveat with this simplistic approach, is that this is not necessarily the "true" capacity utilisation, as e.g. vessels from Asia to Europe would also be carryi
  • Container trade declines in Melbourne
    The Port of Melbourne announced its total container throughput in September reached 267,392 TEUs, translating to a 6.9% decrease from the same month last year. The full container imports (excluding Bass Strait) were down in September by 7.2%, with domestic appliances, furniture, toys, and sporting items falling short of last year's volumes. Furthermore, full container exports (excluding Bass Stra
  • XPO launches new service center in Central Florida
    XPO, a North American freight transportation provider, has launched the construction of a new service center in Lakeland, Florida, as part of the company's strategy to expand its capacity across North America by adding 900 net new doors by the first quarter of 2024. XPO is building the new facility of around 3,000m² on about 32,375 m² of land near Interstate 4 and Commonwealth Avenue. The service
  • Port of Gothenburg handles 677,000 TEUs in first three quarters
    In the first three quarters of the year, the total number of containers handled in the Port of Gothenburg grew by 3% to 677,000 TEUs. According to the most recent figures, during the same time, the Swedish market has shrunk by 4.5%. Other important European ports have had even higher declines, with Rotterdam and Antwerp, for example, both suffering a 7% fall in the first three quarters of 2023. A
  • 6 Tips for Packing Your Moving Containers Like a Pro
    Moving can seem pretty overwhelming, but if you have good plans and a bit of knowledge, you can make it a smooth and effective process. One big factor in a successful move is being a packing expert when it comes to your moving boxes. Whether you're using the usual cardboard boxes, strong plastic bins, or those handy modern shipping containers, packing wisely can save you time, money, and keep you
  • Emirates Shipping Line to commence Far East Africa Express service
    Emirates Shipping Line (ESL) announced the launch of the Far East Africa Express (FAX) service connecting major ports in China with Mombasa in Kenya and Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. The weekly FAX service will be operated by vessels ranging from 2,500 to 3,000 TEUs and is expected to provide fast transit times from North, Central and South China and Southeast Asia via Port Klang to East Africa. "Th

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Splash web site
NOVEMBER 3, 2023
  • Aasen Shipping back at Royal Bodewes for three hybrid methanol-ready bulkers
    Norway's Aasen Shipping has returned to Dutch shipyard Royal Bodewes with an order for three hybrid-powered methanol-ready self-discharging bulk carriers. The order for 119,95-m-long newbuilds follows Bodewes' delivery of battery-hybrids Aasfjell and Aasfoss in 2021 and 2022, respectively. The new ships, with the first delivery planned for December 2025, will have a similar design as ...
  • Seacon to buy and then sell bareboat-chartered supramax
    Hong Kong-listed Seacon Shipping is shipping out the 2010-built supramax bulker it currently has on charter under a bareboat agreement. The Qingdao-based shipowner and operator, via its subsidiary Golden Orchid, will lift a purchase option for the 57,005 dwt vessel at Bank of Communications Financial Leasing's (BoCom Leasing) shipowning arm, Xiang B5 HK International Ship ...
  • Methanol and LNG fuel lobby groups square up
    A war of words has broken out between the heads of two alternative fuel lobby groups, right here on the Splash site. Earlier this week, Peter Keller, chairman of lobby group SEA-LNG, wrote for Splash, taking aim at the limitations of methanol, a fuel that has rapidly grown in popularity this year and is now ...
  • Corio sets sights on Greek offshore wind market
    Corio Generation has moved to explore opportunities for offshore wind development in Greece Macquarie's offshore wind portfolio company has teamed up with local technology company Globalsat to assess potential areas for development, conducting engineering studies and research into relevant wind, metocean and marine conditions. Corio said the partnership will assess any official tender opportuniti
  • Vårgrønn and Flotation Energy advance Scottish 1.9 GW floating wind scheme
    Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn, a joint venture between Eni's Plenitude and HitecVision, have signed exclusivity agreements for two floating offshore wind developments with up to a total of 1.9 GW capacity. The agreements were signed under Crown Estate Scotland's Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round for offshore wind projects that will directly ...
  • 'Challenging times ahead': Maersk lets go of thousands of staff
    A year is a long time in liner shipping. At the end of 2022, carriers were handing out mega bonuses, some equivalent to more than a year's pay. Fast forward to today and those same staff face the axe as the sector battles plummeting rates and rampant overcapacity. Maersk today issued its Q3 results, detailing ...
  • Union Bulk becomes shipowner with first bulker buy
    Danish dry bulk shipping and freight trading company operating primarily in the handysize and handymax segments Union Bulk has become a shipowner following the acquisition of a 28,386-dwt bulker. The company was established in March 2019 and was founded by Anders Svarrer and Jens Boesen. Since its inception, it worked as a dry cargo vessel ...
  • Dynacom selects Yangzijiang for LR1 pair
    George Procopiou's Dynacom Tankers Management has put pen to paper for a pair of 75,000 dwt LR1 product tankers at Yangzijiang Shipbuilding. No price has been revealed for the two ships. Procopiou's spend on newbuilds this year is now approaching the $2bn mark. In an investor update, Yangzijiang, China's largest private shipyard, revealed it had won ...
  • HMM seals large dry bulk deal
    Aware of sliding profits from its primary business, container shipping, HMM, South Korea's for-sale flagship, is looking to boost other parts of its diverse fleet. HMM has laid out plans to grow its dry bulk fleet to 55 by 2026, up from today's figure of 35. Yesterday, the company revealed it had signed long-term charter ...

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Lloyd's List web site
NOVEMBER 3, 2023
  • Canadian yard buys Russia-linked Helsinki Shipyard
    Canada's Davie specialises in building icebreakers and ferries and has a contract with the Canadian government to build icebreakers for...
  • Maersk discloses details from USMMI offload deal
    Maersk said in an earnings statement that it gained $94m from the sale of USMMI, or $74m after tax. A...
  • Reward outweighs risk for owners trading into Ukraine's Danube river ports
    The promise of profits mean Ukraine's smaller river ports will see sustained demand despite war-associated risks
  • What the Maersk and Norden numbers are telling everybody else
    Our lifetimes may never again see an era in which sailing vessels from A to B generates returns that make...
  • Maersk battens down the hatches in expectation of long slump
    The outlook for container shipping is grim and getting grimmer, Maersk says. It is now shoring up its finances and...
  • End of consortia block exemption a 'non-issue', says liner executive
    'I see this as a big news cycle, but it has no impact on my organisation that I can foresee...
  • Gram Car Carriers eyes 'prolonged firm' PCTC charter market
    'We estimate a carrying capacity deficit of 1.7m cars between January and August - closing this gap will require an...
  • Biden administration pledges $653m for US port development
    US to invest over $650m in 41 ports under the Maritime Administration's Port Infrastructure Development Program
  • Seacon offloads supramax bulker to Indonesian owner
    Seacon, as the bareboat charterer, will exercise the buyback option and acquire the tonnage from the owner ahead of schedule
  • Yangzijiang declares all-time high newbuilding orderbook
    Newbuilding contracts for 14 tankers valued at $770m were signed in the third quarter
  • Shipowners' Club becomes second IG affiliate to set out 2024 pricing
    Yacht book gets exemption after double-digit hike last time round
  • NYK starts ammonia conversion of LNG-powered tug
    NYK claim the tug will become the world's first ammonia-fuelled vessel
  • Box spot rates hold but competition fears emerge
    Spot rates have held steady and in some cases risen this week. But with long-term rates on the decline and...
  • Maersk cuts workforce by 10,000 as earnings turn negative
    Earnings before interest and taxes for its core ocean business turned negative at $27m in July-September. Chief executive Vincent Clerc...
  • Dry bulk doldrums put Eagle Bulk in the red
    Fall in dry bulk market decreased US-listed Eagle's net revenues more than $100m year on year, although the fourth quarter is...
  • Daily Briefing
    'Risk off' Norden looks to 2025 for better dry cargo markets | Sumec's New Dayang aims to excel as a...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
NOVEMBER 3, 2023
  • Delaware's planned Edgemoor terminal gets grant from US port funding program
    Along with the grant for the Port of Wilmington's proposed container terminal, Tacoma and Long Beach received grants for improving truck and rail access, respectively.
  • Falling backhaul Europe-Asia rates 'subsidizing' eastbound freight moves
    With weak demand for European imports in Asia and ample vessel capacity, spot rate levels on the backhaul trade are in freefall.
  • Convoy acquisition meant to serve import customer truckload demand: Flexport CEO
    Ryan Petersen tells the Journal of Commerce that the first order of business after this week's acquisition of Convoy's tech stack is getting the Convoy app running again and reaching out to the shuttered company's customers.
  • Maersk cuts more jobs, warns of 'dire situation' for container market
    The carrier expects no short-term improvement in the container shipping market as large numbers of new vessels are delivered and capacity management measures appear unable to stem falling rate levels.

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TradeWinds web site
NOVEMBER 3, 2023
  • Capesizes end week with technical bounce after 'falling too fast'
    Lack of tonnage in Atlantic basin contributes to Friday's leap in capesize sector, analyst says
  • Davie acquires Helsinki Shipyard with help from Canadian government
    Canadian firm signs 50-year lease with City of Helsinki
  • Labour deal between St Lawrence Seaway union workers and employers ratified
    Unifor members get annual pay hikes and $2,000 signing bonus
  • Editor's selection: Scramble for tankers amid Mid East strife, Euronav resets and narco's boxship plunge
    A look back at some of the big news and feature stories of the week
  • Minerva Marine embarks on low-key play in container ships
    Andreas Martinos-led tanker and bulker owner takes delivery of its first boxship and buys a third
  • Editor's selection: Scramble for tankers amid Mideast strife, Euronav resets and narco's boxship plunge
    A look back at some of the big news and feature stories of the week
  • Aasen Shipping picks Royal Bodewes for new series of methanol-ready bulk carriers
    Norwegian owner moving towards zero-emissions by preparing for green fuels
  • Eagle Bulk flies lower to absorb first quarterly loss in three years
    Connecticut owner pays $0.10 dividend and guides to stronger time charter equivalent rate in current market
  • Things better improve, or 2024 will be 'dire', warns Maersk's Vincent Clerc
    Maersk boss paints a grim picture after the liner's shipping division slips into the red
  • Russia plans four new icebreakers for Northern Sea Route expansion
    State-run company Rosatom has reportedly ruled out nuclear-powered ships on cost grounds
  • The end of the road? Oaktree stake cut is no game-changer for Star Bulk Carriers
    Petros Pappas looks back positively on his experience with his biggest backer
  • Kollakis clan drawn to newbuildings but keeping fuel options open
    Greece's Chartworld group of companies plans to renew its fleet on all fronts
  • Petros Pappas tells why Star Bulk Carriers is keeping its powder dry on fuelling
    CEO says final decarbonisation decisions will be made when 'intelligent' choices are possible
  • Panos Laskaridis talks about succession planning, Greek-style
    Laskaridis clan offers an example of how to bring order into a complex family holding
  • Oslo Shipholding cargo ship banned for a year after yet another detention
    Paris MOU bars Albanian-controlled vessel following latest inspection in Italy
  • First ammonia-fuelled ships finally land on DNV database
    Order numbers continue to mount up for vessels that can bunker methanol and LNG
  • Scorpio-owned Eneti's profit falls as it cuts debt ahead of Cadeler merger
    Offshore wind vessel owner also sees revenue drop year on year
  • US sanctions Russia's Arctic LNG 2 project as it gets set for start-up
    Novatek's 19.8-million-tonne-per-annum liquefaction project joins the list of sanctioned Arctic assets
  • Gram Car Carriers beefs up contract backlog in profitable quarter
    One new charter and a vessel acquisition has pushed the Oslo company's backlog over $900m
  • HMM sets big bulker target after sealing $950m newbuilding charters running to 2042
    South Korean group diversifying as container ship boom unravels
  • No rush on fleet renewal as Teekay Tankers' Kevin Mackay does rate arithmetic
    US-listed owner's chief executive says focus is on keeping existing ships earning in strong markets
  • Columbia plants flag in Norway amid northern European expansion
    Ship management platform's boss Johann Meyer explains how he plans to succeed in new markets
  • Maersk slashes 10,000 jobs as liner slump hits home
    Drastic measures to save $600m prompted by 'worsening outlook' for container shipping
  • Norwegian Hull Club branches out with offshore wind venture NIORD
    Bergen-based insurer is eyeing growth in the floating offshore wind business
  • Seasure broker Charlie Long completes initial line-up at new London shop M3 Marine
    Mike Meade's new recruit was also an offshore analyst at Seasure's former sister outfit VesselsValue
  • X-Press Feeders pays £20m into court as claims battle looms over X-Press Pearl fire
    Singapore operator has won a UK legal decree limiting liability from serious casualty
  • Comment: A clear wealth divide is growing between P&I clubs
    Wealthier P&I mutuals are starting to reward loyalty with windfalls - but a chasm could form as not all clubs have deep pockets
  • Yangzijiang adds $400m worth of tankers to orderbook in third quarter
    Singapore-listed shipbuilder's orderbook now includes 24 MR tankers as well as LR1s and LR2s
  • Dynacom orders panamax product tanker newbuildings at Yangzijiang Shipbuilding
    Greek shipowner believed to be paying around $106m for a pair of 75,000-dwt tanker newbuildings
  • IMEQ Center claims world's first with AI model to assess seafarer mental health
    Greek outfit says predictive model boosts accuracy of pre-employee screenings but does not replace human psychologists

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American Shipper web site
NOVEMBER 3, 2023
  • Maersk cutting 10,000 jobs in face of 'worsening market conditions'
    "This is not a diet. This is a resetting of the baseline," said Maersk CEO Vincent Clerc on his company's job cuts.
  • DOT pumping more truck capacity into US ports
    Trucks are featured heavily in projects reaping $653 million worth of port infrastructure grants announced Friday by the Biden administration.

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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%
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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