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November 8, 2023

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Exim India web site
NOVEMBER 8, 2023
  • Allcargo Group Founder & Chairman Shashi Kiran Shetty conferred Honorary Doctorate by NITTE
  • Adani Mundra Port handles 4 million TEUs in record time
  • Allcargo Terminals' Q2FY24 earnings show strong sequential improvement CFS volumes for the quarter up 13% YoY
  • India's e-way bill generation tops in Oct.
  • Liquid bulk cargo returns to dry cargo jetty at DPA
  • Overall demand subdued, though volumes & rates marginally up
  • Air India plans to add 400 weekly flights
  • Lufthansa Cargo launches td.Zoom for time-critical cargo
  • DPA Vigilance Dept wins top ranking
  • Cargo handling equipment market to see expeditious growth
  • India may go with the EU's carbon emissions default values
  • Tea production dips 17 pc in Sept.

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International Transport Journal web site
NOVEMBER 8, 2023
  • On the edge of risk
  • A new big player in pharma logistics
  • Improving efficiency and road safety
  • Unilode appoints new COO
  • More solar power for 101st year
  • Ten new vessels for AD Ports
  • A safe ride for dangerous cargo
  • CN invests in short line railroad
  • Fourkites picks industry veteran Bill Maw
  • ULD leasing hub opens at Shanghai Pudong
  • ZEX: revamped China-LA route
  • Rocking logistics at the Pan American Games
  • Parking spaces for delivery trucks near Venlo
  • GXO promotes Joanna Borkowska-Iwanek
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Qatar Airways partners with 'United for Wildlife'
  • German partnership for water logistics
  • Nordfrost: a new North Sea terminal
  • New model extends green medium-duty segment

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The Loadstar web site
NOVEMBER 7, 2023
  • Change of strategy as a more 'hawkish' Maersk raids the charter market
  • Up in the air: after Lufthansa Cargo, feel the distress with ATSG
  • 2023 challenging for air cargo, say industry leaders - but what's next?
  • HHLA directors recommends MSC offer to shareholders
  • Box terminals expand as Lazaro Cardenas eyes boost from near-shoring
  • Technology the key to smoother cargo operations at Budapest Airport
  • Harald Oechsner and Steve Howard new directors at WCAworld

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Marine Log web site
NOVEMBER 7, 2023
  • SCA names Kevin Terry as senior defense advisor
    The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA)has named Kevin Terry as its senior defense advisor, overseeing the organization's national ship repair and security, as well as workforce development and education, initiatives. He is
  • Quintin Kneen upbeat on Tidewater outlook
    In another indication of the continuing uptick in the offshore services sector, the largest player in the game, Tidewater Inc. (NYSE: Tidewater) yesterday reported third quarter revenue that president and CEO Quintin
  • Conception dive boat fire: Captain guilty of seaman's manslaughter
    The captain of the Conception, the dive boat that caught fire in 2019 with the loss of 34 lives, was yesterday found guilty of seaman's manslaughter. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the

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Container News web site
NOVEMBER 7, 2023
  • Maersk applies new PSS from Far East to West Coast South America
    Maersk will implement the following Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) from Far East Asia to the West Coast of South America. The Danish carrier has published below all the details about the upcoming surcharge: Origin Destination Effective Dates Container Type Currency New tariff levels Brunei, China, Hong Kong China, Indonesia, Japan, Cambodia, Korea, South, Laos, Myanmar (Burma), Malaysia, Philippines
  • Autonomous shipping to get satellite connectivity breakthrough
    SEAFAR, a provider of remote-control technology and services for unmanned and minimally crewed shipping operations, is incorporating the neXat satellite communications services platform into its remote ship navigation solution designed for the short sea shipping (SSS) sector. This two-year initiative, co-financed in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), is currently undergoing sea t
  • cargo-partner launches LCL service for dangerous goods
    Austrian logistics provider cargo-partner has expanded its range of Less-Than-Container Load (LCL) solutions and introduced a new sea freight consolidation service for dangerous goods from China to Europe. In particular, the service is suitable for a wide range of products and industries, including automotive components, car batteries and electronic goods with various types of integrated batterie
  • Port of Quebec and Novarium partner to boost innovation
    Novarium, the blue economy innovation campus, announced a strategic partnership with the Port of Quebec, one of Canada's five major ports. This cooperation seeks to build a dynamic ecosystem that promotes innovation, research, and sustainable growth in the marine industry while exploiting the benefits provided by the Port of Quebec's location. Following its strategic goal, the Port of Quebec aims
  • WiseTech Global acquires Mexican trade software solution provider
    WiseTech Global, the producer of global logistics execution software CargoWise, announced the acquisition of Sistemas Casa, a Mexican provider of customs and international trade software solutions. Sistemas Casa, founded in 1995 and headquartered in Mexico City, develops and provides a comprehensive suite of customs software solutions to automate administrative and operational customs processes,
  • Bangladesh begins Matarbari deep-sea port construction next week
    Bangladesh government will begin the construction of two jetties on its maiden deep-sea port of Matarbari next week. The country's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the construction of 460 meters long container jetty and 300 meters long multipurpose jetty on 11 November. The deep-sea port will have a 14 kilometres long, 350 meters wide and 18.7 meters water draft main navigation channe
  • Jeddah Islamic Port sets new container record in October
    Jeddah Islamic Port achieved a significant milestone by setting a new monthly record, handling 511,348 TEUs in October and surpassing the previous record set in July, when the Saudi port handled 491,197 TEUs. Mawani, which is the port operator, said the record signals the successful collaboration between Mawani and its strategic partners, as numerous joint projects and agreements have been initia
  • DP World receives new automated stacking cranes at London Gateway
    DP World received four new automated stacking cranes (ASCs) at London Gateway, as it continues to invest in port infrastructure to support the UK's supply chain. The latest investment, totalling GB£56 million (US$69 million), coincides with the celebration of London Gateway's tenth anniversary. The new cranes will move containers from the port yard onto lorries bound for consumer markets across t
  • ZIM relaunches ZEX service to meet eCommerce market needs
    Israeli box carrier ZIM announced the relaunch of ZIM eCommerce Xpress (ZEX), its eCommerce line connecting South China to the US West Coast. Originally introduced in 2020, the ZEX service returns in view of the recent evolving needs of the eCommerce market, said the company. The ZEX service is set to resume with the following port rotation: Xiamen (China) - Yantian (China) - Los Angels (Californ
  • Spot box rates lose momentum after four weeks
    Four weeks of gains in spot container freight rates are expected to evaporate as mainline operators continue chasing market share despite weak demand. While Transpacific rates were still up when the Shanghai Containerised Freight Index (SCFI) closed on 3 November, Shanghai-North Europe rates have begun retreating as carriers are adding capacity. Shanghai-US West Coast rates climbed nearly 10% fro
  • South Korean orderbook analysis
    The following infographic analyses the breakdown of vessels on order in South Korea, the top ordering nations, the key companies investing in South Korean newbuildings, the most valuable vessels on order and the share of dual fuel vessels being built. South Korean Orderbook by Vessel Type Containers are the most popular vessel on order in South Korea, with a total of 263 vessels, followed by LNG
  • AD Ports acquires 10 offshore vessels for US$200 million
    AD Ports Group announced the purchase of ten offshore vessels to strengthen its offshore activities in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. The investment is around US$200 million in a well-maintained, diverse fleet with an average age of approximately nine years. All ten vessels are planned to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2023, with financial consolidation beginning in the first quarter
  • HHLA boards support MSC deal
    The Executive Board and the Supervisory Board of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) published their joint reasoned statement pursuant to Section 27 of the German Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act (WpÜG) on the takeover offer by MSC on 23 October. Both boards recommend the shareholders to accept the offer. In negotiations with the City of Hamburg and MSC, the Executive Board and the Supe
  • DP World refuses to respond to allegations of Aussie tax avoidance
    DP World, which is in dispute over rostering plans with the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA), has refused to respond to the unions' allegations that the company has not paid a cent in taxes in eight years. The dispute erupted in October as the Dubai port and logistics operator had announced plans to change work rosters to meet the demands of an economy that operates 24 hours a day 365 days a yea
  • MSC announces port congestion surcharge to South Africa
    Italian/Swiss container line MSC has announced a new congestion surcharge (CGS) for cargo from any destination except East and West Africa to all South African ports. MSC said the surcharge will be US$210 per TEU only for dry cargo containers and will be effective from 3 December (bill of lading date). The company said the new surcharge will be implemented "due to the congestion in the South Afri
  • Maersk to implement new Peak Season Surcharge from Far East to East Coast South America
    Maersk has announced a new Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for 20dry, 40dry, 40hdry, and 45hdry containers from the Far East to the East Coast of South America (ECSA). The surcharge to ECSA destinations will be effective from 3 December for Taiwan origin, from 18 November for Vietnam origin and from 16 November for all the other Far East countries. Origin Destination Effective Dates Container Type Cu
  • Maersk opens seven new facilities in Australia
    Danish shipping company Maersk has decided to strengthen its omnichannel-fulfillment capabilities in Australia, opening seven new facilities across the country. The expansion plans coincide with Maersk's 30th anniversary in Australia. The new facilities are part of the company's global integrator strategy. Four sites have already opened earlier this year, while the remaining three will be ready u
  • ONE commences Thailand Singapore Express service
    Ocean Network Express (ONE) announced the launch of the new Thailand Singapore Express (TSX) service. This new dedicated Shuttle Service will give customers a quick transit time between Thailand and Singapore, as well as great connectivity and transit times for cargo travelling on the Asia Europe Trade, according to the company. The new TSX service is designed to deliver reliable and high-quality

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Splash web site
NOVEMBER 7, 2023
  • McDermott wins work with ONGC offshore India
    US subsea and deepwater engineering and construction player McDermott has been awarded a large transportation and installation contract by India's Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for a project located off the east coast of the country. Under the scope of the contract, McDermott will perform the transportation and installation of a central processing platform ...
  • Lomar cuts boxship exposure
    Lomar Shipping has continued to be active on the containership sell side as it shifts its fleet towards bulk carriers and chemical tankers. The UK-based diversified shipowner of Libra Group has seen four boxships exit the fleet bringing in nearly $39m. The 2002-built, panamax 3,237 teu sister vessels Velika Express and Mirador Express estimated as ...
  • Scorpio Tankers offloads 11-year-old MR2 in $34m deal
    Monaco-headquartered Scorpio Tankers has cashed in on one of its MR2s recently purchased out of a sale and leaseback arrangement in China. The New York-listed product tanker owner has offloaded the 2012-built scrubber-fitted for $33.9m, according to brokers. The Emanuele Lauro-led company bought the ship back from Bank of Communications Financial Leasing for about $8.2m, ...
  • Croatia's Tankerska to make takeover bid for bulker player Atlantska Plovidba
    Croatia's Tankerska Plovidba will launch a takeover bid for compatriot bulker owner and operator Atlantska Plovidba. The Zadar-based diversified owner led by Mario Pavic informed the market through the law firm Mamic, Peric, Reberski, Rimac of its obligation to launch a takeover offer to buy the 60.9% it does not already own in Zagreb-listed Atlantska. ...
  • El Niño wreaks havoc on global shipping patterns
    Across every continent shipping is having to contend with the fallout from this year's El Niño, a weather phenomenon that has helped cut drafts along major waterways, slashed agricultural production in key export markets, and could herald a stormy Pacific for vessels to contend with in the coming months. El Niño is a weather pattern ...
  • Wärtsilä to ditch shipping gas solutions business
    Finnish marine technology firm Wärtsilä is selling off its gas solutions business as part of the move to further streamline its organisation. The company said its provider of gas processing systems has limited synergies with the rest of its marine product portfolio. The unit, which delivered net sales of around €293m between Q4 2022 and ...
  • Polemis buys VLCC pair from SK Shipping
    Shortly after Adam Polemis' New Shipping made $14m on a 21-year-old VLCC bought six years ago, the famous Greek owner is back in the secondhand market, adding two modern 10-year-old VLCCs. Broking sources link the company to a deal with South Korea's SK Shipping, tabling some $132m for two 314,000 dwt tankers, named C.Spirit and ...
  • HGK seals charter and newbuilding deal with steelmaker Salzgitter
    Germany's HGK Shipping, one of Europe's top inland shipping names and compatriot Salzgitter, the country's second-largest steelmaker, have penned a long-term charter deal for three dry cargo ships. The deal also involves a newbuild vessel designed to meet the requirements of the Salzgitter Group and cope with the western German canal region. The development follows ...
  • AD Ports buys $200m worth of offshore vessels from E-NAV
    Abu Dhabi's AD Ports Group has purchased ten offshore vessels that are supposed to bolster offshore operations in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. The investment is around $200 million, into a well-maintained, diversified fleet with an average age of around nine years - less than the industry average. All ten vessels are expected to ...
  • Diamond Offshore inks two new rig deals
    Houston-based Diamond Offshore Drilling has received $240m in new contract awards in the UK North Sea. The New York-listed company said that the second and third priced option wells for the 2016-built harsh environment semi-submersible Ocean GreatWhite were exercised by British major BP in the UK with an estimated duration of 60 days each. The ...
  • Seven Islands moves for another MR
    Fast-growing Seven Islands Shipping is sourcing plenty of tankers to serve India's growing energy demands. Its latest registered deal is the 14-year-old, Iwagi-built, 48,000 dwt Vanda, paying Adora Holding $23.5m for the tanker. This is the fourth MR Seven Islands has added this year and the third MR purchase in as many months. The Indian ...
  • KR launches XR-based ship familiarisation solution
    Classification society Korean Register has launched KR-Real360, a 360-degree XR (eXtended Reality)-based ship education and training program. KR-Real360 has been developed to provide users with the educational information necessary for ship operation and maintenance using the latest XR technology. Users can effortlessly locate educational resources, such as operation manuals, survey data, and che
  • Are shipmanagers doing enough to retain crew?
    Peter Schellenberger, founder of maritime consultancy Novamaxis, has some advice to keep crew happy. I was really intrigued by the statements of the world's largest shipmanagers during the recent Maritime CEO Forum held at the Monaco Yacht Club which I was very happy to attend. While the argument of scale and subject matter specialist environments ...

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Lloyd's List web site
NOVEMBER 7, 2023
  • Ardmore Shipping sees 'market at inflection point'
    Ardmore Shipping posted strong third-quarter earnings and said the EU's embargo on refined products bodes well for the market. It...
  • International Seaways beats expectations and fattens dividend again
    Lois Zabrocky-led International Seaways sails to another strong quarter, reporting earnings per share of $1.99, above Jefferies' expectations of $1.75...
  • Industry disquiet grows over Panama's plans to deal with canal crisis
    Drought-induced delays and restrictions in the Panama Canal have angered shipowners who are incensed by increased costs, but no sign...
  • DHT third quarter rates hurt by Opec+ cuts, but fourth quarter looks stronger
    A robust opening to the quarter was tapered by Opec+ production cuts, DHT says, although the rates fell to lows...
  • Containership charter rates still trending down but demand rising for larger ships
    Number of fixtures has picked up considerably however charter periods are strictly on a short-term basis
  • HHLA board backs MSC's takeover bid
    MSC's bid for 49% of Hamburg's terminal operator has moved a step closer after HHLA's board recommend shareholders accept the...
  • Canadian shipping law firms maintain independence
    'Obviously Canada is a much smaller market than the US. But proportionately we'd be something like Blank Rome, which has...
  • Iran's oil exports remain elevated as US lawmakers push for more restrictions
    Iran's oil exports remained strong in October but dipped below 1.5m bpd for the first time since July. Tehran's backing...
  • China dominates surge for dual-fuel tonnage
    China's relatively abundant human capital and investments compared with its foreign rivals are said to be partly why it has...
  • Wider sulphur spreads to support east of Suez VLCC scrubber premiums, BRS says
    VLCC scrubber earnings to benefit from wider VLSFO prices in the fourth quarter, while HSFO values could remain muted
  • Miller hires Tsakos London MD
    Williams becomes head of new business
  • Global box volumes continued to flatline in September
    Last September marked the collapse of the pandemic volume boom. While volumes have since picked up, when compared with historic...
  • Zim relaunches Los Angeles express service
    Zim dropped its e-commerce express service earlier this year. Now, it is returning with short transits and expedited shipments
  • Daily Briefing
    Shipowners shift antitrust campaign to UK after EU loss | New EU sanctions expected to tighten price cap and target...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
NOVEMBER 7, 2023
  • Breakbulk sector poised for boost amid rising commodity prices
    Commodity prices continue to rise, leading to further investments in mining, agriculture and oil and gas projects, all of which is good news for breakbulk and project shippers and their service providers.
  • J. B. Hunt-BNSF launch new intermodal service to grab time-sensitive freight
    The premium service run by the long-time partners aims to capture so-called just-in-time cargo that has historically been shipped via truck.
  • Mobile looks to boost container terminal capacity to handle intermodal demand
    Once fully complete by 2025, the current expansion project would allow the port to handle 1.1 million TEUs annually, up from 650,000 TEUs.
  • India-US cargo flow buffeted by blank sailings, sliding schedule reliability
    On top of the sailing cuts, some recent vessel arrivals at India have been behind schedule by up to a week, resulting in cargo rollovers, according to forwarder sources.

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TradeWinds web site
NOVEMBER 7, 2023
  • Capesize bulker bounces back over $20,000 per day but El Nino presents 'wildcard'
    Spot rates are higher than forecasted as supply is tighter than expected, analyst says
  • Safe Bulkers sticks to strategy and dividend amid lower profit
    US-listed company counts on newbuildings and environmental upgrades to boost future earnings
  • Tidewater expects favourable supply-demand balance in offshore oil and gas markets into 2024
    New York-listed owner posts $26.2m in third-quarter profit
  • Cadeler-Eneti merger breezes through antitrust screening as tender moves forward
    Wind player Cadeler trots out its tender for all Eneti shares in US securities filings
  • Crowley faces sexual assault lawsuit brought by female cadet
    'Jane Doe' was allegedly raped while serving on Military Sealift Command ship November 2022
  • Oldendorff raises concerns over 'stability and degradation' of biofuel blends
    Study with MIT recommends use of biocides and antioxidants to deal with problems in fuel tanks
  • Rapid growth in wind-assisted ship orders as regulations drive investment decisions
    Wind-assist solution orderbook climbing rapidly as energy efficiency and emission regulations loom
  • MAN Energy Services to supply methanol dual-fuel engines to Wallenius Wilhelmsen newbuildings
    Engines to be methanol-capable and ammonia-ready
  • New Fortress closes financing but awaits FSRU on next up Brazilian terminal
    LNG carrier-to-floating storage and regasification unit conversion due for completion in Singapore this month
  • US could return to aggressive sanctions regime, warns BRS
    Moves in Venezuela and the House of Representatives could change Washington's posture
  • Ardmore profit dip is slimmer than expected as product tanker momentum builds
    New York-listed shipowner posts rising fourth-quarter bookings
  • CJC brings in trio of Ince lawyers led by Chris Kidd to reinforce growth strategy
    Shipping law firm becomes latest to hire from troubled UK rival
  • Crushing it: International Seaways delivers earnings beat and more dividends
    New York owner declares options on two dual-fuel LNG-ready LR1 newbuildings in South Korea
  • DHT earnings fail to excite investors despite Clarksons preaching upside
    Dividend policy and strengthening tanker market should temper investor fears, Morkedal says
  • Galtung Dosvig's EGD Holding banks healthy profit from latest tanker sale
    Norwegian owner sells 2009-built vessel for nearly $8m gain
  • Brokers tip offshore supercycle as secondhand OSV prices rise by $1m a week
    Optimism abounds in markets buoyed by a lack of new ships and better demand
  • AD Ports swoops on E-Nav Offshore fleet in $200m raid
    The deal nearly doubles the size of Abu Dhabi ports, shipping and logistics giant's offshore fleet
  • India's Seven Islands expands - again - striking deals for product tanker trio
    Pinto family and Prem Watsa-controlled owner snaps up product ships in busy sale-and-purchase markets
  • New LNG bunker vessel recruits boost European supply capacity
    Peninsula puts first vessel to work as newbuilding heads for new home with Titan
  • UK P&I Club and Britannia to raise premiums at February renewals
    Britannia also commits to a $10m capital redistribution to its shipowner members
  • Russian coal exports set for dramatic cut next year, but not for the reason you might think
    Loadings of the Russian commodity are up by 16% this year to date, but exports are expected to fall by around 10m tonnes per year
  • Consolidation in Croatia as Tankerska launches $69m bid for bulker owner Atlantska
    Zagreb-listed companies would have combined fleet of 33 vessels if takeover succeeds
  • New LNG bunker vessel recuits boost European supply capacity
    Peninsula puts first vessel to work as newbuilding heads for new home with Titan
  • UK P&I Club and Britannia announce rate rises
    Britannia also commits to a $10m capital redistribution to its shipowner members
  • AD Ports swoops on 10 E-Nav Offshore ships in $200m raid
    The deal nearly doubles the size of Abu Dhabi ports, shipping and logistics giant's offshore fleet
  • Indian yards to build 24 tankers, bulkers and container ships for Russia
    Newbuildings will all be delivered before 2027 to boost Caspian Sea trade
  • A Cypriot in Piraeus: Greece makes unusual choice for shipping minister
    Following a ferry fiasco in September, Greece puts an outside technocrat in charge of shipping
  • Saudi Aramco's profits drop amid crude supply cuts and lower prices
    Cuts in Saudi supply to affect the largest crude carriers with most of its exports hauled on VLCCs
  • Car carrier owners unfazed by newbuilding glut as cars get loaded into containers
    An extremely tight market has Chinese automakers turning to 'suboptimal' solutions
  • Greeks in the frame as SK Shipping linked to sale of up to four VLCCs
    South Korean owner said to have offloaded 2013-built pair, as well as older vessels
  • Saudi Aramco reports lower profits after export cuts
    Cuts in Saudi supply affect the largest crude carriers with most of its exports hauled on VLCCs
  • Ro-ro owners unfazed by orderbook as cars get loaded into containers
    An extremely tight market has Chinese automakers turning to 'suboptimal' solutions
  • Norway to remain an offshore shipbroking hub despite vessel exodus
    Fearnley Offshore Supply argues the traditional broking powerhouse has a 'unique ecosystem'
  • Maersk's revival in charter market activity faces uphill battle against falling rates
    Carrier delves back into market after massive correction in rates
  • Norway's Seabrokers launching 'helicopter-plane' service for remote regions
    Offshore shipping brokerage joining forces with Wideroe Zero and Strawberry for new project
  • Gunvor linked to five-year charters for new AMPTC clean tankers
    Trader's Clearlake shipping subsidiary said to be beefing up product carrier capacity
  • NYK Line and JP Morgan the 'big spenders' at South Korean yards, says VesselsValue
    The high value of orderbooks due to the number of LNG carriers inked
  • China Merchants poised to order kamsarmax and multipurpose newbuildings
    CMHI Jinling is to build the conventional-fuelled ships for delivery in 2026

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American Shipper web site
NOVEMBER 7, 2023
  • What downturn? US imports still rising, highest since boom
    Containerized imports have rebounded strongly in 2023, with October volumes up 33% from February's low.

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European commissioners Valean and Sinkevicius resignations to take place in the EU Parliament
The rebound in revenues recorded by OOCL continues.
Hong Kong
In the second quarter of this year, they grew by 14.4%
Singapore port records new historical records of quarterly and semi-annual traffic of containers
New maximum peaks also of non-oil bulk bulk
Orders for 2.7 billion to KSOE for the construction of 12 15,500-teu container carriers
Seoul / Sejong
The Fair Trade Commission authorizes the KSOE to acquire 35.05% of the capital of STX Heavy Industries
FMC blocks the entry into force of the Gemini Corporation Agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd in trades with the USA
It would become automatically effective on Monday, but the US agency requested more information
In the first half of 2024, the traffic of goods in Russian ports fell by -3.1% percent.
St. Petersburg
Dry goods in decrease of 2.7% and dry bulk of -3.5%
In the port of Klaipeda will begin the construction of a new cruise terminal
It is expected that the work will depart this year
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
Inaugurated the new Indian port of transhipment
The deep water heater in Vizhinjam is managed by the Adani Ports and Logistics
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
In the second quarter, acts of piracy against ships, but not violence against seafarers, declined.
London / Kuala Lumpur
Reported 27 attacks compared to 38 in the April-June period of 2023
Underwriting the agreement for the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry
Overall increase to the average parameter (nostrome) of 202 euros
Global Ports Holdings accepts takeover offer of the majority shareholder GIH
The proposal includes the delisting of the company
West Sicily's AdSP fagocytes the port of Sciacca in its jurisdiction
The city administration announces the next signing of the delivery record between the Demanium Marittimo and the AdSP
At Italian Rail Network the management of the last railway mile in the port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Signed the act of granting the duration of 15 years
The Parliament of Hamburg has approved in the first reading the agreement for the entry of MSC into the capital of HHLA
71 votes in favour and 34 against
In the first half of 2024 the traffic of goods in Turkish ports increased by 3.2%
In the second quarter, volumes with Italy returned to growth after seven quarterly periods of decline.
NovaAlgoma orders what will be the world's largest cementier ship
Commissioned at Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding, it will have a gross grasp of 38,000 tons
Appeal of the shipping industry for the modification of the Carbon Intensity Indicator
Intrinsic flaws-explained six associations-counteract with the common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Japan's Oriental Land Co. enters the cruise industry by ordering a ship in Meyer Werft
Papenburg / Urayasu
It will carry out mini cruises with departure from Tokyo as part of a deal with Disney
CMA CGM-Pasqal agreement to introduce quantum computing technologies in shipping and logistics
The EU Commission has approved aid disbursed from Italy to the Caremar maritime services
The in-depth investigation of the companies of the former Tirrenia group ended
Royal Boskalis will acquire the entire control of Smit Lamnalco
Deal to buy 50% percent of capital from Saudi group Rezayat
Last year, intermodal shipments arriving and departing from Italy have significantly decreased.
Recorded reductions of -8.8% and -13.1% respectively
Almost total membership-they stress Filt, Fit and Uilt-at the strike days of port workers
Genoa / Rome
Waiting for a fair response in wage terms and protections
Currently 90% per cent of ship arrivals in the port of Singapore are not scheduled
"The effect of the crisis in the Red Sea could be aggravated by the next increase in container volumes," Minister Hon Weng said.
Le Aziende informano
ABB completa l'acquisizione del business di routing meteorologico di DTN per la navigazione
La transazione è stata completata oggi, in seguito a un precedente annuncio di accordo con il gruppo globale di dati e analisi DTN
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Port Marghera inaugurated the work of the new container terminal Montesyndial
Di Blasio : It is one of the most important and expected infrastructure works for veneta portuality and the productive fabric of the Northeast
It expects the reduction of maritime traffic in the Panama Canal
In the first five months of 2024, the transits of high-fishing vessels were 3,706 (-30.4%)
Port concessions, Financial Economic Plans will have to be drawn up on the basis of a format drawn up by the ART
The State Council has upheld the appeal of the Co. Na.Te. Co. towards the AdSP of Naples for the missed dredgers
The trend of sensitive traffic growth in the port of Bremen / Bremerhaven continues.
The hike is towed by the containers
Maersk Supply Service will be acquired by Norwegian DOF Group
Storebø / Kongens Lyngby
Transaction of the value of more than 1.1 billion
Assshipowners have no doubts : LNG is the useful fuel for decarbonisation of shipping
A catalogue of alternative fuels available in every stopover-Messina highlighted-is not reasonably applicable to Italian ports
The US Federal Maritime Commission puts the HMM under observation
The South Korean company has been included in the list of "controlled carriers"
Spread 41 million euros to improve competitiveness of Italian ports
Resources also to make the rail and modal transfer more efficient within the scallots
Maersk withdraws from race to acquire German DB Schenker
Clerc : identified "areas of challenge in the perspective of an integration"
Provisions on the licence plates of new vehicles are likely to damage the activity of port businesses
Assiterminal and ANCIP, do not take into account the issues generated in the context of port operations
The Danish government has set up a working group to ensure that the national shipping industry continues to be a leader
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach invest in order to equip charging stations for electric trucks
Los Angeles
Allocated 25 million as part of the Clean Air Action Plan
Acica rentals two new ro-pax ships that will ship from 2027 on routes between Italy and Greece
Agreement with Swedish Stena RoRo that includes unit purchase options
The Port of Los Angeles will enhance its capacity in the cruises segment
Los Angeles
Call for proposals for a new terminal and for the renovation of the World Cruise Center
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
In May, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 3.5%
The only containers increased by 8.2%
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Crystal commissions two new high-end and next-generation cruise ships at Fincantieri
Munich / Trieste
The agreement includes an option for a third unit
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Gianluca Croce is the new president of Assagents
Vice presidents have been named Aldo Negri, Roberto De Marchi, Carolina Villa and Maurizio Gozzi.
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
Paolo Pessina will be the new president of the Federagents
The witness passage will take place on October 25, when Alessandro Santi will cease his term in office.
The first July will become operational the first version of the Sardinia Port Community System
The new telematics platform was presented today in Cagliari
Houthi allegedly targeted two other MSC container carriers
Portsmouth / Tampa
The ships have regularly continued their journey
Commesse for 63.4 million to Somec in cruise ship segment
St. Vendemian
These are units intended for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Disney Cruise Line
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Marsa Maroc will operate the Container Terminal East of the new port of Nador West Med
Will have an annual traffic capacity of 3.4 million teu
R-Logitech will come out of Euroports and be replaced by a new private majority shareholder
The investment companies PMV and SFPIM have temporarily boosted their shares
Hapag-Lloyd cooperates with ZeroNorth for the energy transition of its fleet
Digital solution for fuel supply and bunkerage planning
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
In February, Carnival reported revenue and record number of passengers.
The crucieristic group predicts that strong growth will continue in 2025
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Romanian ports increased by 16.1%
Strong drop in loads from and for Italy
Paolo d' Amico has been confirmed as president of the Italian Naval Register
Renewed the mandate for the four-year term 2024-2027
Hamburg Commercial Bank has acquired the portfolio in the NIBC's naval credit segment
Hamburg / L ' Hague
It has a value of 992 million
Cross (Assoperatives) : Do not stop the realization of major infrastructure
Dam of Genoa, Third Valico and motorway grate-points out-are essential works
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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