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November 7, 2023

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Exim India web site
NOVEMBER 7, 2023
  • Long-term ocean freight shipping rates seen again in decline
  • APEDA inks MoU with LuLu Hypermarket for export promotion of Indian agri-products
  • Implementation of Export Transhipment (ETP) Module for movement of export cargo from JN Port to gateway port (through vessel) in ICES
  • Credit risk in trade, supply chain and export finance stable: Report
  • Increased orders for methanol-powered ships in Oct.
  • G. R. Seshagiri Rao assumes charge as CEO of Gateway Terminals India
  • DP World's Beyond Boundaries initiative continues in Ahmedabad, paving the way for inclusive cricket
  • IAPH elects Jens Meier as new President; new Regional Vice Presidents also elected
  • Jeddah Islamic Port achieves highest monthly handling in its history
  • ONE boosts its global supply chain with terminal acquisitions in the US West Coast and Rotterdam
  • CMA CGM PCS in Matadi, DRC from all origins
  • Adani Gangavaram Port inducts cargo handling equipment
  • Non-essential imports dip
  • Coal output up
  • India-Middle East corridor seen as a game changer

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International Transport Journal web site
NOVEMBER 7, 2023
  • Know-how to counter uncertainty
  • More capacity for freight transport in Kazakhstan
  • New COO for APM Terminals
  • An automobile hub on the Elbe River
  • First orders for Man's first e-truck
  • Baltic Air Freight Index rises again
  • Shipping to and from Israel
  • New speed for most urgent shipments
  • From Gefco to AGL
  • Another German project for Panattoni
  • Call for rail infrastructure projects in Europe
  • ONE grows port holdings
  • Mojix adds sales and marketing executives
  • Teleport and Vietjetair Cargo ink MOU
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Mexico's mega ship milestone
  • Railway brings Chinese e-cars to Russia
  • J&T registered at Hong Kong exchange

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The Loadstar web site
NOVEMBER 6, 2023
  • Last-ditch GRI bid by carriers as weak spot rates drag down new contract rates
  • Air and sea shippers weigh pros and cons of index-linked agreements
  • The Mærsk results implosion
  • Lufthansa Cargo sees operating profit vanish in Q3 'weak market'
  • Flexport should park its Convoy tech until trucking's road gets smoother
  • OceanX wrap: To make ends meet
  • ONE consolidates its port terminal network, east and west
  • New China-Europe rail links emerge in the shadow of war
  • Wood pellets fuel new South Korea-Russia container service

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Marine Log web site
NOVEMBER 6, 2023
  • Coast Guard removes protesters from RRF ship Cape Orlando
    Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report of a demonstration happening within the Oakland Harbor near a vessel, the MARAD Ready Reserve Force (RRF) RO/RO ship Cape Orlando, around 8:30
  • OSG's Sam Norton: "Our business plan is working"
    "We made progress on all of our key objectives since our report for the second quarter," said Sam Norton, president and CEO of Overseas Shipholding Group (NYSE: OSG) as the U.S.-flag tanker

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Container News web site
NOVEMBER 6, 2023
  • Contecon Manzanillo sets record in single ship call
    Contecon Manzanillo S.A. (CMSA), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.'s (ICTSI) business unit operating the Specialised Container Terminal 2 in the port of Manzanillo, hit a new milestone with the handling of 14,400 TEUs during the recent call of the CMA CGM vessel APL Vanda. "The operation on the APL Vanda, with more than 14,400 TEUs, is a historic milestone for Contecon Manzanillo an
  • CyberLogitec announces OPUS D&D implementation in Yusen Logistics
    CyberLogitec announced that SaaS-based OPUS D&D (Demurrage & Detention) had been implemented in Yusen Logistics. Yusen Logistics initially launched the OPUS D&D service in the United Kingdom in April 2022 and has since expanded its availability to 19 countries, including the United States, European nations and China. Additionally, there are plans to further extend the service to Southeast Asia. O
  • Hapag-Lloyd increases FAK rates between Far East and Europe
    Hapag Lloyd announced an increase in Freight All Kinds (FAK) rates between the Far East and North Europe, as well as the Mediterranean. For sailings beginning on 1 December 2023, the following updated rates will apply to cargo transported in 20' and 40' dry containers, including high cube equipment, and reefers. Far East Westbound to Destination 20' Dry 40' Dry 40' HC 20' RF 40' RF North Europe U
  • GSBN and ZAN launch eBL collaboration
    Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN), a consortium enabling efficient, paperless and sustainable growth in global trade with its data infrastructure and ecosystem of partners, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ZAN to explore technical innovations for tokenising the electronic Bill of Lading (eBL) with the support of Hong Kong's Web3 environment. As a technology division under
  • Patrick Terminals to introduce container management solution
    Patrick Terminals and OneStop announced the introduction of OptiBook, a container management solution integrated with the OneStop Vehicle Booking System. OptiBook is going to provide Patrick Terminals' customers with enhanced visibility of container status, expedited access to available containers, and an improved slot booking process. Additionally, the new system will facilitate more efficient t
  • CBER removal adds to market uncertainty
    The removal of the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (CBER), while providing a threshold of 30% to continue operating alliances, leaves liner operators vulnerable to gaps in the interpretation of the rules. Lars Jensen, founding CEO of liner shipping consultancy Vespucci Maritime, made this opinion in his latest commentary for the Baltic Exchange. He said, "The abolition of CBER will not prohi
  • Port of Long Beach receives federal grant for infrastructure upgrade
    The US Department of Transportation announced a US$52.6 million grant for the modernisation of on-dock rail capabilities and repairment of numerous major highways targeted at increasing cargo movement through the Port of Long Beach. The grant will cover the addition of a track along the Dominguez Channel Railroad Bridge, easing a rail bottleneck, as part of the Maritime Administration's Port Infr
  • Port of New York and New Jersey handles over 660,500 TEUs in September
    The Port of New York and New Jersey handled 660,553 TEUs in September, a 21.6% decrease from the same month last year. This takes the total volume for the year through September at the US port to 5,789,116 TEUs. "The numbers reflect a resetting of cargo volumes following record setting years in 2021 and 2022," said the port in a statement. In addition, imports fell 19.9% in September compared to
  • CMA CGM applies new FAK rates from Asia to Med and North Africa
    Marseille-based container line CMA CGM has announced new Freight All Kinds (FAK) rates from all Asian main ports to all Mediterranean base ports (areas mentioned below). The following rates will apply to dry, out of gauge (OOG), paying empties and reefer cargo beginning on 1 December: Destinations 20' 40'/40'HC/40' reefer West Med US$1,400 US$2,000 Adriatic US$1,550 US$2,100 East Med US$1,600 US$
  • New managing director for PIL China
    PIL announced the retirement of Klaus Ku, managing director of PIL China, who has served the company for around 30 years. Anderson Luo, who previously worked for Maersk, will succeed Klaus Ku as managing director of PIL China. "With 20 years of track record in senior management responsibilities, Anderson brings with him a wealth of experience and a solid understanding of China's shipping market,

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Splash web site
NOVEMBER 6, 2023
  • HHLA backs MSC deal
    Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) has secured further blessings for its entry into Hamburg port. The Aponte family-controlled world's largest containerline and the city of Hamburg recently reached an agreement to run Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA) as a joint venture, in which MSC will own 49.9% by buying all of HHLA's free-floating stock at €16.75 ...
  • New Fortress Energy charters FSRU for Brazilian LNG import terminal
    US-based LNG player New Fortress Energy has executed a definitive agreement to charter the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) from Petrobras starting in December 2023. The FSRU will immediately be deployed to Terminal Gas Sul (TGS), NFE's newest LNG import terminal in Santa Catarina, Brazil, which will start commercial operations ahead of schedule in ...
  • Carlo Luzzatto to take over from Ugo Salerno as CEO of RINA
    Italian classification society has appointed Carlo Luzzatto as its next chief executive officer and general director, taking over from Ugo Salerno after more than 20 years at the helm of the Genoa-headquartered multinational. The appointment is set to be formalised by the end of 2023, coinciding with Fondo Italiano d'Investimento's acquisition of a minority stake ...
  • Dockworkers union warns of possible US East and Gulf Coast strikes next year
    The president of the International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) which represents over 70,000 dockworkers on the east coast of the US and Canada, the Gulf Coast, the Great Lakes, Puerto Rico and inland waterways, has warned of a possible strike next year if the union doesn't reach a deal with employers. Earlier this year, the union's ...
  • Densay takes second cape
    Kassian Maritime has sold a 2007-built capesize named Satori. The 177,000 dwt, Mitsui-built vessel fetched $18.5m with brokers linking Turkish outfit Densay Shipping to the deal. If confirmed, this will be Densay's second cape. The price is firm as the ship is sold on the basis of a drydock due in January. The deal is ...
  • Antonio Cosulich's funeral takes place in Genoa today
    The funeral of one of the most famous names in bunkering takes place this morning in Genoa. Captain Antonio Cosulich, the former chairman of the Fratelli Cosulich Group, passed away last week. He joined the Italian group in the late 1960s. At the time, the group solely served as an agency, catering, and manning provider ...
  • Biden administration earmarks $653m for port development across the US
    The US Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced over $653m to fund 41 port improvement projects across the nation under the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP). These investments are part of the largest dedicated funding for ports and waterways in American history - nearly $17bn through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. It comes after ...
  • Davie completes acquisition of Helsinki Shipyard
    Quebec-based Group Davie has finalised the acquisition of the assets of Finland's Helsinki Shipyard. Group Davie is part of the Inocea Group. It owns Davie Shipbuilding, Canada's largest shipbuilder. While the details of the business purchase agreement are confidential, the transaction was made possible by a combination of Davie's own funds and by €77m ($82.7m) ...
  • ONE seals terminal acquisitions in California and Rotterdam
    Japanese liner Ocean Network Express (ONE) has obtained all necessary regulatory approvals and completed its acquisition of a 51% stake in each of TraPac and Yusen Terminals on the US west coast, and a 20% stake in Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG). TraPac and Yusen Terminals are container terminal operators and vessel stevedores that provide container ...

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Lloyd's List web site
NOVEMBER 6, 2023
  • OSG interested in CO2 carrier trade
    US-listed OSG reports its strongest earnings per share in more than three years amid strong refining margins and robust international...
  • Wärtsilä to divest gas processing business in restructuring
    Finnish engine maker Wärtsilä is selling off its gas solutions business and will slim down its reporting segments to simplify...
  • Arkas sells 27-year-old boxship for Turkish recycling
    Two containerships, including the Arkas-controlled small feeder Casablanca A, and a pair of panamax bulkers have been sold for scrap...
  • Shipowners shift antitrust campaign to UK after EU loss
    Having lost the fight in Europe to retain the shipping industry's long-running block exemption regulation, shipowners are focusing their efforts...
  • Iskenderun port recovers from earthquake
    The containership terminal at Iskenderun sustained signifcant damage in February following two earthquakes and a subsequent fire
  • The week in charts: Dark fleet consolidates Russian oil shipments dominance | Reward outweighs risk for Ukraine's Danube traders | Box spot rates hold
    Non-domestic arrivals to Israel slow as security risks rise, fewer tankers are shipping under the G7 cap, and boxship charter...
  • New EU sanctions expected to tighten price cap and target vessels
    EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen confirms that oil price cap measures will be tightened and circumvention tactics targeted...
  • ShipIn keeps AI on performance tracking at sea
    Osher Perry, ShipIn founder and chief executive, argues the benefits of using artificial intelligence to analyse CCTV footage from cameras...
  • The week in newbuildings: Multi-purpose vessel orderbook gets a boost
    The orderbook for multi-purpose vessels of below 12,500 dwt is starting to grow as shipowners face an ageing fleet and...
  • Container trade points away from nearshoring
    There is evidence to suggest that rather relocating entire supply chains, companies are only selectively nearshoring certain items or components...
  • Russia 'aims' overnight attack at Odesa port
    Warehouses, equipment and trucks loaded with grain were damaged in the Odesa area while five people were injured
  • Gard members to get cashback exceeding premium hike twice over
    Going rate seems to be established for impending renewal round
  • NYK Line quarterly profits plummet, following Japanese shipping rivals
    Full fiscal year net profits until March 2024 are projected to be ¥220bn, a 78.2% decline from the actual gains...
  • Daily Briefing
    Maersk battens down the hatches in expectation of long slump | Maersk cuts workforce by 10,000 as earnings turn negative...
  • ONE completes buy-out of stakes in US and Rotterdam terminals
    With the three acquisitions, ONE has established a presence at key strategic locations - the US west coast, Northern Europe...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
NOVEMBER 6, 2023
  • Carrier consolidation, NVO competition weigh on shipper association growth
    Shipper associations that struggled to grow during the COVID-19 pandemic because there was no extra capacity to sell are now trying to convince shippers of the benefits of rate stability.
  • Global ro/ro carriers take steps to boost fire safety
    Although there is little evidence that EVs are a greater fire hazard aboard ro/ro ships than traditional internal combustion vehicles, carriers are ramping up their safety measures.
  • Hamburg terminal operator HHLA accepts MSC's offer for ownership stake
    While the carrier will not hold the controlling share, expanding its presence in Hamburg will cement MSC's terminal operating position in Europe's third-largest container shipping port.
  • ONE finalizes terminal deals in Los Angeles, Oakland, Rotterdam
    The Singapore-based carrier has now expanded its access to capacity in the strategic locations of the US West Coast, North Europe and Southeast Asia.
  • ILA's Daggett raises possibility of 2024 strike at US East, Gulf coast ports
    Ahead of an International Longshoremen's Association conference, president Harold Daggett has warned union rank-and-file to be prepared for the "possibility of a coast-wide strike."

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TradeWinds web site
NOVEMBER 6, 2023
  • DHT Holdings' year-end fixtures keep rising after in-line third quarter
    VLCC spot numbers up robustly in less than a month and ahead of peers
  • Podcast: The two Os that can help shipping cut greenhouse gas emissions now
    Audio edition of Green Seas talks to Cargill's Eman Abdalla and Alpha Ori's Rajesh Unni about operational efficiency and optimisation
  • Ugo Salerno stepping down as RINA's boss after two decades in the hot seat
    Carlo Luzzatto to assume role of CEO as Italian classification society steers towards stock exchange listing
  • OSG improves earnings as it fixes fewer vessels but trims costs
    Lower expenses help usher in higher third-quarter profit
  • US lawmakers back tougher sanctions on Iranian shipping
    Questions remain over effectiveness of legislation which still needs Senate and presidential backing
  • New Fortress inks FSRU charter for delayed Brazilian terminal
    Company's shipping arm Energos Infrastructure to sub-charter Brazil's regas stalwart from Petrobras
  • Footage shows Russian cargo ship severely damaged after rocky grounding
    Inspection off Murmansk shows mangled hull bottom of the Aleksander Gusev
  • Spot rates for modern LNG carriers shift into $200,000 per day gear, again
    World worries heat up charter market across all types of vessels but winter has yet to make presence felt
  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen on the hunt for biofuels in Asia with South Korea trial run
    World's largest car carrier owner said it would begin using the fuels this year
  • Winter is coming: German ice-class tanker trio finds eager buyers
    Hamburg-based CST is linked to a $54m deal for three MR product tankers built in 2006
  • Wartsila selling shipping gas solutions unit as part of latest restructuring
    Finnish engine and systems giant wants to further simplify its organisation and reporting set-up
  • Big-name offshore shipbrokers hunt for new talent as activity spikes
    Brokers are returning to an improved market after a wave of consolidation among shops
  • Special report: Greece defiant amid adversity
    Our latest business focus delves into the world of Greek shipping, featuring a series of articles by Harry Papachristou. You can access these articles through the links provided below
  • Clarksons tips Norden for 'strategic acquisitions' with $700m war chest
    Analysts believe owner-operator is showing a 'pronounced' interest in expansion
  • Newbuilding prices diverge from earnings as they approach 2008 record, Clarksons says
    Analyst Trevor Crowe crunches the numbers as shipyards demand more and more money for new ships
  • IMO's Kitack Lim urges shipping stakeholders to strive for seafarer safety
    Decarbonisation and the adoption of new technologies could not happen without the contributions made by seafarers, says IMO boss
  • DNB raises VLGC demand forecast but owners 'not out of the woods' on deliveries
    Norwegian analysts believe pace of new additions to fleet is about to pick up
  • Tight tanker market holds firm amid continued Saudi and Russia supply cuts
    Saudi Arabia said the continued cuts were aimed at supporting the stability and balance of oil markets
  • Gard raises its cash back deal for renewing members
    Largest P&I club also says it needs to increase rates because of inflation
  • Gasum supplies LNG cargo to Finland's FSRU amid 'challenging situation'
    Inkoo terminal to be kitted out to offload into LNG bunker vessels
  • JP Morgan kicks off fleet renewal for subsidiary NOCC with car carrier orders
    US bank took full control of Norwegian operator earlier this year
  • 'Who knows?': Dorian LPG's Hadjipateras says future of VLGC Panama Canal transits uncertain
    US owner looking at sending ships via other routes as waterway continues to reduce crossing slots
  • Gard raises annual refund for renewing P&I policy members
    Largest club also says it needs to increase rates because of inflation
  • Oil Brokerage makes a bold move into US market with strategic raid
    James McNicol-led firm makes good on promise by striking prominent American shop
  • Davie acquires Helsinki Shipyard from Russia's Algador with help from Canadian government
    Canadian firm signs 50-year lease with city of Helsinki
  • Thenamaris raises $55.7m from first-ever gas carrier sale
    Soaring market for LPG carriers encourages Greek owner to dispose of a six-year-old vessel
  • Oil Brokerage takes big step in securing US brokerage presence
    James McNicol-led firm makes good on promise by raiding prominent American shop
  • Chinese panamaxes help revive struggling Indian subcontinent ship recycling sector
    Smaller ships get the heave-ho while shipowners hold on to bigger tonnage as they wait for scrap prices to rise
  • Ratified: Labour deal between St Lawrence Seaway union workers and employers
    Unifor members get annual pay hikes and $2,000 signing bonus
  • 'Extraordinary' Italian shipowner Antonio Cosulich dies aged 84
    Funeral of former Fratelli Cosulich chairman being held on Monday
  • George Economou raises newcastlemax bulk carrier wager to eight newbuildings
    Major Greek owner is listed with a diversified newbuilding fleet of more than 30 ships worth over $3bn
  • NYK Line's first half profit slashed by over 80% on liner weakness
    Japanese liner giant says it has been hit by weaker liner demand and an increase in the size of the fleet
  • Chinese panamaxes help revive struggling Subcontinent ship recycling sector
    Smaller ships get the heave-ho while shipowners still hold on to bigger ships as they wait for scrap prices to rise
  • Biden administration pumps $650m into US port upgrades
    Awards include funding for 26 small ports to improve and expand their capacity

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American Shipper web site
NOVEMBER 6, 2023
  • Air Transport Services Group dumps Corrado, names Hete CEO
    Air Transport Services Group's underperformance cost CEO Rich Corrado his job on Monday.
  • UPS reduces pilot head count by nearly 200 with buyouts
    UPS has bought out a small contingent of senior pilots. An American Airlines regional partner is trying to attract them to fly small jets.
  • Crippling port strike could hit 1 month before presidential election
    The union representing East and Gulf Coast dockworkers warned members to prepare for a possible strike starting Oct. 1, 2024.
  • FedEx tells pilots to switch to American Airlines feeder operator
    FedEx pilots are experiencing significant pay decreases because there isn't enough flying to go around. The company is pushing cockpit crews to take jobs at a regional passenger airline.

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European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
The rebound in revenues recorded by OOCL continues.
Hong Kong
In the second quarter of this year, they grew by 14.4%
Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
Dam of Genoa, Third Valico and motorway grate-points out-are essential works
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
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Arrival ports by:
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- country
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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
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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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