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14:37 GMT+2
November 10, 2023

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Exim India web site
NOVEMBER 10, 2023
  • C P World collaborates with SeaRates of DP World
  • Allcargo Supply Chain unveils its state-of-the-art Grade A chemical warehouse at Uran, Navi Mumbai
  • Chennai Port handles record steel cargo in a day
  • Maiden domestic sailing of international cruise liner in India seen heralding a new era
  • APSEZ registers impressive all-round performance in H1
  • ZIM relaunches its ZIM eCommerce Xpress service
  • MOL in deal to boost electric vessels
  • India's medium-term growth estimate up: Fitch
  • SEZs need concession to sell goods on payment of duty foregone

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International Transport Journal web site
NOVEMBER 10, 2023
  • Terminal subsidiaries
  • Barcelona-France: skipping the track-gauge trap
  • Canada: new rules for transport registration
  • Greek and Chinese shipping companies on the rise
  • Sovereign Speed gears up
  • Europa boosts its warehouse operations
  • Global market recovery continues in September
  • Tackling e-commerce on Black Friday
  • A centralised examination station for Boston Port
  • MightyFly wins USAF contract
  • Californian haulier changes hands
  • A special advisor for Seaber
  • Nearshoring trend: data reveals truth
  • Australia Post takes off with new A330 freighter
  • Spot rates continue to fall
  • Free access to Shipnext platform for ICS students
  • Project 44 hires chief product officer
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • AI and the personal nature of freight forwarding

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The Loadstar web site
NOVEMBER 9, 2023
  • HMM workers protest against 'hasty sale' to 'mid-sized concerns'
  • Hapag-Lloyd still making money, but faces challenges unless rates improve
  • Bonding with Expeditors
  • Project to transfer containers from road to river is 'not green enough'
  • GXO - boring is beautiful
  • European haulage spot rates take another dive, but contract prices hold
  • A wind of change as reliance on China eases, with G2G the next challenge
  • Why shippers pick air or ocean - and it's not always on price
  • US lawmakers demand immediate cargo data for first responders to derailments
  • Logistics needs 'fulfilment accelerators' to help merchants scale up
  • Grégory Goba-Blé appointed MD for UPS in India
  • Janice Kowell to lead marine, cargo and logistics in N America for Marsh

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Marine Log web site
NOVEMBER 9, 2023
  • L-ion battery explosion in hand-held radio causes $3 million tanker fire
    The thermal runaway of a cell within a handheld radio's lithium-ion battery led to a fire on the 106,000 dwt Liberian-flagged oil tanker S-Trust last year that resulted in $3 million in
  • Port pilot killed in Russian attack on merchant ship
    According to multiple reports, a Russian missile attack on a civilian vessel entering the port of Pivdennyi in Odesa yesterday saw the Ukrainian port pilot killed and injured crewmembers. Ukrainian national news
  • California legislator has a fix for the flaws in problematic CARB harbor craft regulations
    California state assemblymember Dr. Jasmeet Bains (D-Delano) is moving to rectify problems in California Air Resources Board (CARB) harbor craft regulations slammed as "unworkable" and "deeply flawed" by the American Waterways Operators
  • Gladding-Hearn delivers new pilot boat to Bermuda
    The Bermuda Government's Department of Marine and Port Services has taken delivery of a new Chesapeake class pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. Delivery of the new pilot boat follows delivery

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Container News web site
NOVEMBER 9, 2023
  • New order for Wärtsilä's Cargo Handling Systems for LPG carrier vessels
    Wärtsilä will provide Cargo Handling Systems for five new huge LPG carrier vessels being built at the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) yard in South Korea. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in the third quarter of 2023. Solvang, a Norwegian ship owner, contracted for the ships in a joint venture with Gunvor Group Ltd in Geneva. The VLGCs are Panamax-sized vessels that represent the next generation
  • Jettainer and PACTL West ink a collaboration agreement
    Jettainer, an outsourced Unit Load Device (ULD) management firm, has entered into a strategic collaboration agreement with PACTL West, the ground handler for Shanghai Pudong International Airport Public Cargo Terminal Co. Ltd West. This announcement was made by the two firms during the Southeast Asia Transport Logistics conference. Jettainer will establish a new hub for its lease&fly ULD leasing
  • Varamar and COSCO Shipping form commercial partnership
    Varamar DMCC and ASL Shipping & Logistics, a COSCO Shipping group firm, established a strategic commercial cooperation to enable both companies to develop their respective trades. Varamar, a liner and tramp carrier specializing in breakbulk, dry-bulk, oversized, and containerized cargo, has historically concentrated on trade lanes linking Europe with the Middle East, Asia, and the Far East, as we
  • BNSF Railway implements Tideworks' Intermodal TOS
    Tideworks Technology®, a full-service provider of comprehensive terminal operating system (TOS) solutions, announced that BNSF Railway (BNSF), one of US largest freight railroad and one of North America's Class I railroads, has gone live with Tideworks Intermodal Pro® intermodal TOS and Traffic ControlTM equipment dispatch system at BNSF's Memphis facility. Intermodal Pro and Traffic Control will
  • 2M dissolution shifts to Atlantic
    Dismantling the 2M alliance has focused on the transatlantic trade with Maersk and MSC dissolving the shared operations in two major loops, with a third jointly operated service already served by one carrier. Three major loops on the Atlantic, the TA/NEUATL 1,2 and 3 services, were jointly operated by the 2M alliance, however, the TA/NEUATL1 was operated by US-flagged vessels that were only deplo
  • APM Terminals new shipping line dashboard helps port stay reduction
    APM Terminals has already met its 2023 target of a 20% decrease in port stays compared to a baseline in 2021. The global port operator has already discovered hundreds of process changes to save time in port. "The biggest gains will come from companies who improve cooperation between shipping lines and terminals," stated Laura Bercan, responsible for Visibility Products at APM Terminals. "APM Term
  • Namsung offers reefer tracking with IoT solution
    South Korean feeder operator Namsung Shipping this week launched an Internet of Things (IoT)-based service to monitor and track refrigerated containers. The basic service enables shippers to check the movement of reefers and is targeted at customers with refrigerated cargoes passing through China and Indonesia, due to the vast hinterland in the former and the many islands in the latter. The premi
  • British and Taiwan port bodies sign offshore wind cooperation deal
    Associated British Ports (ABP) and Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) have formally agreed to collaborate signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Kaohsiung Port Cruise Terminal. The agreement is expected to facilitate the exchange of information and experiences between the two organisations regarding port facilities related to floating offshore wind (FLOW). Additionally, it
  • Wilson Sons terminals in Brazil handle increased box volumes
    Wilson Sons, a port and marine logistics provider in Brazil, reported a significant increase in container terminal volumes in October. Brazil's Rio Grande Container Terminal (RS) and Salvador Container Terminal (BA), which can handle some of the world's largest ships in the world, recorded a 26.5% increase in aggregated volumes last month compared to October 2022. According to Wilson Sons, a tota
  • Hapag-Lloyd sees lower revenues and earnings in 2023 9M
    Hapag-Lloyd ended the first nine months of the year with Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA) of US$4.5 billion and Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) of US$3 billion, while the company's profit reached US$3.4 billion. Because of a major shift in market conditions, these results are much lower than the prior-year level, noted the German ocean carrier, who
  • Hapag-Lloyd applies PSS in Senegal, Tanzania and DR Congo
    Hapag-Lloyd has announced a new Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) from all origins into the ports of Dakar in Senegal, Dar es Salaam in Tanzania and Matadi in Democratic Republic of Congo. The surcharge will be in effect for all cargo arriving at the three ports from 22 November, excluding containers coming from North and Latin America, for which the surcharge will be applicable from 8 December. The PS
  • Seaber announces new special advisor
    Finnish maritime technology company Seaber welcomes a new special advisor, Willem Dijkhuis, who has served as chartering & freight trading lead at Cargill, an agribusiness company based in the United States and one of the country's biggest private companies. He is an experienced shipping professional who enjoys working in dynamic markets with constantly changing variables and is driven by the opp
  • US to invest over half a billion US dollars in new box terminal in Sri Lanka
    The US government has decided to invest US$553 million in building a new deep-water container terminal in Sri Lanka's Port of Colombo. The US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), America's development finance institution, will provide the financial support for the development of the West Container Terminal. DFC CEO, Scott Nathan said the new terminal will expand the container capa

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Splash web site
NOVEMBER 9, 2023
  • Seacon buys chemical tankers in leaseback deal with Union Maritime
    Busy Chinese shipowner and operator Seacon Shipping has picked up a pair of chemical and product tankers for $28m. The Hong Kong-listed firm is paying $14m each for the 2012 Taizhou Sanfu-built Kenrick and Enford, both linked to UK bulker and tanker player Union Maritime. Both ships should deliver in December this year. As part ...
  • Argeo inks deal for subsea work on Shell's Bonga field
    Norwegian surveyor Argeo has signed a contract for work on the Bonga field subsea assets with Shell Nigerian Exploration and Product Company and local content partner GOSL. The first work program comprises deep-water inspection services on the Bonga field and its subsea assets - pipelines, infrastructure, and flowline systems - as well as nearby geophysical ...
  • Monjasa makes its largest ship investment to date
    Danish bunker supplier and tanker owner Monjasa has further strengthened its operations across West Africa with the addition of two secondhand tankers, one of which has become the the company's single largest ship investment to date. The Federicia-headquartered company has recently taken delivery of the 2008-built 68,589 dwt Monjasa Leader, ex-Cabo San Antonio and the ...
  • MMA Offshore expands fleet with MPSV buy
    Australian OSV operator MMA Offshore has bought the 2016-built, 54-meter multipurpose support vessel (MPSV) fitted with two deck cranes, dual moon pools, and accommodation for 42 people. The vessel was acquired from Guardian Offshore with the A$14m ($9m) purchase price to be funded from MMA's existing cash reserves. The vessel is suitable for operations globally ...
  • Shell sues Greenpeace after FPSO boarding
    Shell is suing Greenpeace for $2.1m in damages in one of the biggest ever legal claims against the environmental group after its protesters occupied a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit for 13 days earlier this year. The lawsuit follows an incident in January when Greenpeace activists boarded the Shell-contracted heavy-load vessel White Marlin ...
  • UK and Taiwan port operators to cooperate on floating offshore wind
    Associated British Ports (ABP) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) of cooperation on floating offshore wind-related port facilities and the exploration of future business collaboration opportunities with Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC). ABP is the UK's leading and largest port operator with a network of 21 ports around the UK, handling a quarter of ...
  • Reach Subsea secures vessel capacity with Agalas newbuild charter
    Norwegian offshore services player Reach Subsea has signed a long-term charter with fellow shipowner Agalas for a newbuild IMR/survey vessel with delivery in early 2026. The charter is for three or five years with additional options at attractive terms, the Haugesund-based Reach said. The new vessel will be built at the Sefine Shipyard in Turkey ...
  • Putin hands control of FESCO to Rosatom
    Far Eastern Shipping Company (FESCO), Russia's top container name, has a new owner. Yesterday president Vladimir Putin decided to transfer the 92.4% of state-owned shares in FESCO to state-run Rosatom, Russia's largest nuclear power company. The state took over the running of FESCO after its boss, Ziyavudin Magomedov, was arrested and sent to jail for ...
  • Aker Solutions given go-ahead for Norfolk offshore wind platform work
    Norway's Aker Solutions has been awarded a limited notice to proceed contract from Vattenfall for the Norfolk Vanguard West offshore wind farm off the coast of Norfolk, UK. The scope of work for Aker Solutions includes the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of the high voltage direct current (HVDC) offshore platform. The fabrication of the ...
  • Astatine Investment Partners buys Canada's McKeil Marine
    Connecticut-based private equity firm Astatine Investment Partners (AIP) has bought Ontario-based shipping company McKeil Marine from Canada's TorQuest Partners. "McKeil provides meaningful downside protection through its long-term inflation-linked contracts. There is also a tremendous opportunity to evolve its service offerings and strategically expand its diverse fleet. We look forward to worki
  • PGS scores 4D survey contract in West Africa
    Norwegian seismic player PGS has won another 4D survey contract offshore West Africa. The Oslo-listed company, set to merge with seismic data specialist TGS, said the mobilisation is set for the fourth quarter and that the contract would last for about 60 days. No further details have been disclosed. "We experience continued high activity in ...
  • Any higher? $4m paid in slot auction to transit perilously low Panama Canal
    The average cost of transiting the Panama Canal in the seven years since it was expanded has been $900,000. With daily slots being halved thanks to drought, shippers are willing to fork out four or five times as much to get their prized cargoes to Asia. Japan's Eneos Group paid a $3.975m yesterday in an ...
  • Torm snaps up eight LR2 tankers in $399m deal
    Danish tanker owner Torm is beefing up its fleet with the addition of eight secondhand LR2 vessels in a $399m cash and shares deal. The New York and Copenhagen Nasdaq-listed firm did not reveal the names of the ships or the seller but said that all units had been built by Hyundai Samho in South ...
  • NYK, CODELCO developing zero CO2 ammonia-powered handymax bulker
    NYK Bulk & Project Carriers (NBP), Oshima Shipbuilding, and Sumitomo have signed a memorandum of understanding to study, design, and construct the world's first ammonia dual fuel handymax bulk carrier that is claimed will reduce CO2 emissions to zero. This MoU comes a year after Chilean state-owned copper producer Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile ...
  • Maritime technology firms Navtor and Voyager Worldwide merge
    Norwegian e-navigation specialist Navtor and maritime technology solutions firm Voyager Worldwide have agreed to merge with the transaction expected to close by December 2023. The combined business will deliver products and solutions to approximately 18,000 vessels globally and have an extensive network of global offices and representatives in all of shipping's key markets. Both businesses will ...
  • One dead, four injured following Russian strike on bulk carrier
    A pilot died and three Filipino crew and a dockworker were injured following a Russian missile strike on a bulk carrier entering the Ukrainian port of Yuzhny yesterday. According to security consultants Ambrey, a Soviet-style Kh-31P air-to-surface missile hit the 91,800 dwt Kmax Ruler, a Liberian-flagged bulk carrier that was due to take a cargo ...
  • Hill Dickinson announces new CEO to replace Peter Jackson
    Long-serving Hill Dickinson CEO, Peter Jackson, will step down at the end of next April and be succeeded by business services group head, Craig Scott A marine and transport specialist, Jackson has been with the firm since 1983, where he was made managing partner in 2005 and became CEO in 2016. Jackson will be staying ...
  • Virtue signalling as a pathway to shipping glory
    Santosh Patil warns on the growing number of social media influencers in shipping who make public displays of support with empty rhetoric without actively contributing to meaningful change or addressing underlying issues. The past decade or so has seen major shifts in global shipping as we know it. Since the adoption of Paris Agreement in ...

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Lloyd's List web site
NOVEMBER 9, 2023
  • Scorpio beats expectations and boosts dividends
    Emanuele Lauro-led Scorpio handily beats analysts' forecasts in third quarter earnings and points to more strength in the fourth
  • GSL 'insulated' from box sector's challenging outlook
    'Macro headwinds, geopolitical uncertainty, and the size of the orderbook remain areas of concern for the overall industry, but the...
  • Monjasa buys panamax as floating bunker storage
    Monjasa said its fleet now consists of 13 tankers following the purchase of four secondhand vessels this year
  • Moscow tightens grip on Russian shipping as Fesco is transferred to Rosatom
    Moscow has been hoovering up assets and partners to accelerate northern sea route plans and bolster east coast trade for...
  • D'Amico reports another strong quarter ahead of US listing upgrade
    Milan-listed d'Amico reports another strong quarter ahead of upgrading its listing in the US to the UTCQX market. A return...
  • Ukraine's Black Sea exports surpass 3m tonnes as industry condemns Russian attack
    The first major incident since the corridor's opening in August could spook shipowners, and highlights the challenges Ukraine faces in...
  • UK and Britannia announce hefty premium increases for 2024
    Britannia members to get cashback as sweetener
  • Hapag-Lloyd tightens cost focus as low rates hit earnings
    Rates are now unsustainable on several trades. Hapag-Lloyd will remove services among other efforts to drive down costs to help...
  • Seacon buys two tankers to meet expected surging chemical demand
    The vessels will be chartered back to a subsidiary of the seller for two years, with the option to extend...
  • Strong premium growth for all major marine insurance classes, IUMI confirms
    'This is largely off the back of a post-pandemic rebound in global trade, but can also be attributed to more...
  • Torm avoids newbuildings as it boosts fleet with 12 secondhand ships
    Chief executive of Danish tanker operator says, 'I prefer assets to be on the water' and has no plans to...
  • US imports peak post summer
    National Retail Federation says retailers are stocked and ready for the holiday period, and expects lower import volumes through the...
  • Daily Briefing
    Concerns raised shipping is ill prepared for EU ETS | Blacklisted Russian grain operator to establish dry cargo fleet | Chinese...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
NOVEMBER 9, 2023
  • Bid from car hauler to revive defunct Yellow has shippers skeptical
    Jack Cooper Transport wants to outbid other truckers for the assets of the bankrupt less-than-truckload provider, but it's not clear how the bid would work.
  • CBP increases scrutiny of skyrocketing low-value international shipments
    An explosion in the use of the so-called de minimis provision, which enables US consignees to bring in a package under $800 in value each day, has US customs regulators worried about the intrusion of illicit goods, such as fentanyl.
  • ILA looking for local ports to bring in more union foremen
    Alongside broader talks on wages for its members, the International Longshoremen's Association said individual ports need to use more union supervisors and foremen, particularly throughout the South.
  • Ports America, CN launch Gulfport intermodal service targeting perishables
    The new north-south service will begin next week with trial runs transporting perishable goods out of Latin America to Chicago.
  • Crashing trans-Atlantic spot rates delay long-term contract signing
    Carriers and shippers, however, believe there is little room left to fall for spot rates that are already below pre-pandemic levels.
  • Hapag-Lloyd prioritizes costs as rates, earnings plummet
    The carrier has followed its peers with a sharp decline in earnings, and although still highly profitable, its CEO warned that rates on the east-west trade lanes are at unsustainable levels.

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TradeWinds web site
NOVEMBER 9, 2023
  • Container ship market may be challenging next year as supply piles up, shipowners say
    Orderbook has grown to 27% of global fleet, Euroseas chief executive Aristides Pittas says
  • Euroseas profit rises as it adds eco newbuilding to fleet
    New York-listed container ship owner issues dividend of $0.50 per share for third quarter
  • Global Ship Lease beats analyst estimates despite higher costs pulling down profit
    Operating expenses rise by $5m as fleet grows by four vessels
  • Scorpio plays cash-back card: How Robert Bugbee says tanker owner could share the wealth
    This week's dividend increase could be just an appetizer if debt reduction keeps apace
  • Viasat and Inmarsat tie-up sees profits fall due to satellite failures
    Some 800 jobs are to go due to integration and rationalisation
  • Excelerate Energy weighing up order for second FSRU newbuilding
    US-listed outfit plans to invest in new FSRUs and terminal infrastructure
  • Hunter says long-term deals must be agreed before it will order new CO2 carriers
    Norwegian group reports interest in its new designs, but barriers remain
  • Scorpio Tankers beats analyst estimates, ratchets up dividend
    Product tanker giant also bought back $91m in shares, restocks $250m kitty
  • Streetwise: International Seaways' move on Diamond S Shipping still paying rich dividends
    This week's Streetwise examines how an M&A move has been the gift that keeps on giving for the New York owner
  • Wavelength: Could liner shipping offer Britain that sought-after Brexit dividend?
    The liner shipping lobby is urging Britain to allow it to slip the European Union's competition rules as a show of sovereignty
  • d'Amico pays $20m dividend, professing 'strong confidence' in product tankers
    Backed up by robust profitability, listed Italian player seeks to boost the visibility of its shares
  • Hapag's Rolf Habben Jansen: 'Freight rates are a problem'
    Hapag-Lloyd boss warns shippers they hold unrealistic contract expectations
  • Monjasa snaps up its biggest tanker as part of deal to boost West African operations
    Panamax/LR1 bought alongside smaller vessel for fuel storage and bunkering
  • 'Miracle' return for seafarers after navigating nine-month ordeal with grounded tanker
    Chief officer says sanctioned crew manager abandoned them after bitumen tanker ran aground and sank
  • US fund Astatine snaps up Canadian tanker and bulker owner McKeil Marine
    Buyer will take control of mixed 39-ship fleet
  • Video captures moment deadly Russian missile hits vessel in Ukraine's Odesa port
    Footage has transpired from the 8 November attack near Odesa, which Ukraine says will not disrupt its seaborne trade
  • Video captures dramatic moment missile hits vessel in Ukraine's Odesa port
    Footage has transpired from the 8 November attack near Odesa, which Ukraine says will not disrupt its seaborne trade
  • Shipowner Stanislav Raspopov reveals new tanker venture in Athens and Dubai
    Former Navig8 executive has quickly built an MR fleet of six ships
  • Kristian Gerhard Jebsen tipped to build Torm stake as it signals new focus on bulkers
    Tanker sale to Danish company was an important shift in strategy, Norwegian owner says
  • Low-profile Stanislav Raspopov company behind purchase of Scorpio product carrier
    Scorpio's oldest vessel was recently bought back from a Chinese leasing company
  • Azane, Navigator make the case for ammonia as investment pushes bunkering barge work forward
    Executives see little standing in the way of ammonia-as-a-fuel
  • The view from Japan on shipping's road to net zero
    The Green Seas newsletter hitches a virtual ride to Tokyo for a discussion on decarbonisation
  • Long-running Boa Offshore dispute finally coming to a close
    Agreement comes after eight years fighting the parent company of a compatriot shipyard
  • Belships results softer but it remains committed to shareholder dividends
    Supramax and ultramax owner says its average freight earnings have been supported by profitable time charter deals
  • Higher rates on FSRU charters boost earnings for Excelerate Energy
    Floating regasification specialist raises full year earnings guidance
  • Torm offloads six ships as Alterna Capital tanker buys confirmed
    Danish owner has been very active in sale-and-purchase markets this year
  • Hapag-Lloyd's profits nosedive $5bn amid fears of 'challenging quarters'
    Rolf Habben Jansen fears company faces a rough ride if spot rates do not recover
  • Belships results softer but remains committed to shareholder dividends
    Supramax and ultramax owner said its average freight earnings have been supported by profitable time-charter deals
  • Great Eastern's Shivakumar admits MR tanker buy did not 'scream value', but was necessary
    Buying at high point of asset-value cycle will maintain Indian owner's position in international markets
  • 'Strong demand': Torm swoops for fleet of eight LR2 tankers at a cost of $399m
    Danish owner expanding the fleet once again in cash and share deals
  • Panagiotidis bemoans soft bulker market as Castor Maritime falls to a loss
    Cyprus-based owner remains committed to modernising fleet after recent sales
  • OET profit slows down in the third quarter from record highs
    Alafouzos family company had its entire VLCC fleet trading spot in the three months to the end of September
  • Precious raises fresh S&P cash, but is in no hurry to spend it
    Shipowner says loan's two-year availability period for drawdown allows it to wait for the right opportunity
  • In pictures: Ukraine's maritime champ honoured by Mission to Seafarers at star-studded awards
    'Exciting growth' in outreach worldwide but index reveals a decline in seafarer happiness
  • Precious raises fresh S&P cash, but says it is in no hurry to spend it
    Shipowner says loan's two-year availability period for drawdown allows it to wait for the right opportunity

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American Shipper web site
NOVEMBER 9, 2023
  • Panama Canal crisis forces US farm exports to detour through Suez
    U.S. agribulk exports to Asia are taking the longer route via the Suez Canal due to Panama transit restrictions.
  • Shipping line Hapag-Lloyd suffers 'big miss' as Q3 profits slump
    Cargo volumes are holding up, but rising transport capacity is outpacing demand, pushing container shipping rates even lower.
  • Cargo airlines throttle back on aircraft leases, ATSG says
    Air Transport Services Group is slowing investment in converted freighters as a weak shipping market leads cargo airlines to pause fleet expansion.

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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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