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July 13, 2023

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Exim India web site
JULY 13, 2023
  • Century Ports given Award of Concession for Khidderpore Docks rejuvenation
  • APM Terminals Pipavav increases efficiency by reducing running hours per move
  • Chemical industry highlights concerns regarding berthing delays, detention/demurrage charges at DPA
  • India exports INR 20K cr of iPhones in Q1FY24
  • Sri Lanka, India to discuss energy, power, port projects
  • Rail freight volume contracts
  • Draft notification issued mandating installation of air-conditioning system in cabins of motor vehicles belonging to categories N2 and N3, manufactured from January 1, 2025 onwards
  • Geocoding of business addresses live, says GSTN

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The Loadstar web site
JULY 12, 2023
  • Zim revises guidance to full-year loss over 'muted' demand for rest of year
  • How to read the +45% Yellow Corp (Chapter 11-like) relief rally
  • Freightos adapts fast as market bites, cutting headcount by 13%
  • Evergreen to overtake Hapag-Lloyd as it orders 24 ships
  • AirBridgeCargo dropped in favour of Red Wings and Sky Gate
  • Temasek's T&L holdings - the beauty and the beast
  • Creditors throw a lifeline to struggling US trucking group Yellow
  • Industry broadly welcomes 'more ambitious' EU greener transport plan
  • Ukrainian logistics still afloat, but higher costs and delays take their toll

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Marine Log web site
JULY 12, 2023
  • Evergreen Marine bets billions on methanol fueling
    In a move that positions it to displace Hapag-LLoyd as the world's fifth largest box ship operator Taiwan's Evergreen Marine Corporation is betting billions on methanol-fueling, placing orders for 24 methanol dual
  • Hornbeck Offshore Services taps Eastern for OSV to SOV conversion
    Panama City, Fla., headquartered Eastern Shipbuilding Group has been contracted by Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. to convert a 280-foot offshore supply vessel (OSV) to a service operation vessel (SOV). The 280-foot vessel
  • Kotug Canada orders two powerful methanol-fueled escort tugs
    Kotug Canada has selected Turkey's Sanmar Shipyards to build two Robert Allan Ltd. designed dual fuel methanol-fueled escort tugs. They will service the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP), which extends the Trans

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Container News web site
JULY 12, 2023
  • Strikes in Canada continue, alongside some peak season optimism: Freightos analysis
    After four days without meetings, ILWU Canada talks with the BCMEA resumed Saturday (8 July) as the port worker strike entered its second week, while federal mediators are now also involved in negotiations. Container ship backlogs have now developed, with more than 10 vessels anchored near Vancouver and several off Prince Rupert port. And though ILWU and ILA members in the US have pledged not to
  • Port of Rotterdam welcomes ONE's giga container vessel
    On Tuesday, 11 July, at 11 a.m., ONE Innovation, one of the largest container ships in the world, arrived at RWG in the port of Rotterdam. To showcase the vessel's sustainable characteristics, Japanese shipping company Ocean Network Express (ONE) had the ship stowed on the outside with magenta ONE containers for the occasion. The ship is 400 metres long and 61 metres wide, with a capacity of 24,1
  • DB Schenker, Volvo Cars reduce shipping emissions using biofuel
    DB Schenker and Volvo Cars have decided to partner on ocean freight sustainability, shipping 12,000 TEUs with automotive spare parts on vessels using biofuel that will reduce CO2 emissions by 84% per container. In total over a year, this saves roughly 9,000 tons of CO2 compared to ocean freight vessels powered by fossil fuel, according to a statement. The programme started in June and connects, a
  • Spanish Government earmarks over US$19 million for Sagunto inner rail network construction
    The Spanish Government announced the tendering of a contract for the construction of the inner rail network of the Port of Sagunto in Valencia, with an estimated investment of €17.5 million (US19.3 million) and a completion period of 11 months. The project will be financed with European CEF funds and will include the design of an Intermodal Goods Facility, with a yard for containers and another f
  • sennder, Poste Italiane strengthen partnership with US$2.5 billion commercial deal
    European digital freight forwarder sennder Technologies GmbH and Poste Italiane, an Italian postal and logistics operator, have renewed their Italian Joint Venture (JV) and commercial agreement for up to ten years, with the potential for the JV, sennder Italia, to produce up to US$2.5 billion in revenue during that time. Together, the two logistics companies are leveraging technology to improve F
  • Wan Hai ship withheld in Kaohsiung after hitting revetment
    A Wan Hai Lines container vessel has been detained in Kaohsiung, Taiwan after it knocked into some revetment along one of the berths on 10 July, causing some damage to the facility. The 2006-built, 2,646 TEU boxship Wan Hai 312, which plies a service connecting China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Indonesia, was about to depart from berth No. 64 in Terminal No. 2 around 7.55 pm (local time) when its port
  • IMB raises concerns over surge in piracy attacks
    Anti-piracy body ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) reported that piracy and armed robbery incidents in the Singapore Straits have increased during the first half of the year. In the period January-June 2023, 65 incidents were recorded, an increase from 58 incidents for the same period last year. According to the mid-year report of IMB, of the 65 incidents, 57 vessels were boarded, four had
  • ONE introduces new service connecting Europe with South America
    Ocean Network Express (ONE) has announced the launch of the Latin-East-Coast Europe Express (LUX), a new weekly service linking Europe and the Mediterranean to South America's East Coast. The first LUX sailing will depart the port of Montevideo on 16 September, while the port rotation of the service will be as follows: Rotterdam (Netherlands) - London Gateway (UK) - Hamburg (Germany) - Antwerp (B
  • Port of Hueneme secures US$80 million funding
    The Port of Hueneme received US$80,000,000 from Governor of California Gavin Newsom for projects that are expected to create social and economic equity while providing significant revenue streams to help transform the port into a zero-emissions hub. California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) served as the lead agency for the allocation of US$1.5 billion in Port & Freight Infrastructure Progr
  • MSC applies fresh rates from India and Pakistan to European ports
    MSC has announced updated freight rates from India and Pakistan to the port of Antwerp in Belgium and the port of Valencia in Spain, which will be effective from 7 August until further notice but not beyond 31 August 2023. Port of loading Port of discharge Commodity Rate 20 DV Rate 40 DV & HC Nhava Sheva Antwerp Freight All Kinds (FAK) US$700 US$750 Ennore Antwerp Freight All Kinds (FAK) US$700 U
  • RWE, Mitsui and Port of Tilbury partner on green hydrogen projects
    RWE, a German multinational energy company and the UK's largest power generator, Mitsui, a global trading and investment firm, and the UK's Port of Tilbury are working together on an innovative hydrogen project in Essex, a county in southeast England. In particular, the three parties recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for two green hydrogen projects. Hydrogen is a vital component
  • First LNG-powered boxship arrives on Saudi Arabia's east coast
    CMA CGM Symi arrived at King Abdulaziz Port in Saudi Arabia, making the Dammam-based port the first on the country's East Coast to receive a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)-powered container vessel. CMA CGM Symi, with a capacity of 15,400 TEUs, length of 366 metres, width of 51 metres and depth of 16 metres, has been powered by sustainable energy since entering service in 2022. The Saudi Ports Author
  • Investigation and salvage operations to begin in vessel fire incident at Port Newark
    The Unified Command consisting of the US Coast Guard (USCG), Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Newark Fire Department, and Gallagher Marine Systems is about to launch investigation and salvage operations after the completion of shipboard fire response operations in Port Newark cargo ship fire accident . As of the morning on 11 July, the fire has been extinguished, according to USCG's sta

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Splash web site
JULY 12, 2023
  • BP and TotalEnergies win $14bn German offshore wind auction
    Germany's grid regulator (BNetzA) has named BP and TotalEnergies as auction winners for four new offshore wind sites in the North Sea and the Baltic with a combined capacity of 7 GW worth €12.6bn ($14bn). As a step towards Germany achieving its offshore expansion goal of 30 GW by 2030, three North Sea areas, each ...
  • UK green lights Ørsted's 2.6 GW Hornsea Four wind farm
    Danish utility Ørsted has been granted development consent for the Hornsea Four offshore wind farm project in the UK North Sea. Located approximately 69 km off the Yorkshire Coast the 2.6 GW Hornsea Four is the second largest UK offshore wind project to gain consent. If fully built, it would provide enough power to meet ...
  • McDermott lands another major contract in Qatar
    US subsea and deepwater engineering and construction player McDermott has secured a major contract worth between $750m and $1.5bn from Qatargas for the North Field production sustainability (NFPS) offshore fuel gas pipeline and subsea cables project. The engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) contract for the project called COMP1 is part of the NFPS offshore ...
  • MSea Capital secures $30m debt refinancing
    Maritime Finance, part of First Citizens Bank's CIT division, has arranged the refinancing of MR product tankers worth up to $30m for affiliates of MSea Capital. MSea Capital was founded in 2012 by Modi Mano and is an international maritime investment and asset manager with expertise in tanker and commodity shipping. "We are very satisfied ...
  • Solvang orders VLGC trio in South Korea
    Norwegian gas shipowner Solvang has placed an order at HD Hyundai Heavy Industries for the construction of three 88,000 cu m LPG carriers. In a regulatory filing last week, the holding company of the South Korean yard, HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (HD KSOE), said the European owner had booked the gas carrier trio ...
  • Scorpio Tankers sheds one of its ships for $32.5m
    Monaco-headquartered Scorpio Tankers has sold its 2013-built MR product tanker for $32.5m. The Emanuele Lauro-led company said that the sale of the tanker occurred this month. The buyer was not named in the statement. As the vessel is unencumbered, the company will make no debt repayments associated with this sale. This year, the company has ...
  • Shipping insurance broker duo team up in Marine Alliance JV
    Hamburg-based marine insurance broker Marine Assekuranz has partnered up with Norway's Fram Insurance Brokers under the Marine Alliance banner. The insurance brokers have decades of expertise in insuring ships and transport worldwide and are now joining forces under the umbrella of the 'Marine Alliance.' The alliance was founded last year by Söderberg & Partners, a ...
  • Piracy attacks on the rise
    Global piracy and armed robbery attacks against commercial shipping have increased by some 12% during the first six months of 2023, compared to the same period last year. A total of 65 incidents were recorded, up from 58 in the first half of 2022. 57 vessels were boarded, four were attacked, two were hijacked, and ...
  • Hydro exits Norwegian offshore wind partnership with Equinor and RWE
    Norsk Hydro's renewable energy unit Hydro Rein has exited the partnership with Equinor and RWE in the competition to develop a large-scale, bottom-fixed offshore wind farm in the Sørlige Nordsjø II area in the Norwegian North Sea. The trio signed a collaboration agreement for offshore wind in Norway in May 2021 and has since been ...
  • Ottawa moves to resolve port strike
    Canada's labour minister Seamus O'Regan yesterday gave a federal mediator 24 hours to send him recommended terms to end the British Columbia port strike which is entering its 12th day with the latest vessel traffic data showing more boxships backing up outside the principle ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert. O'Regan has already held dialogue ...
  • George Procopiou signs for 10 kamsarmaxes at Hengli
    George Procopiou's bulker arm, Sea Traders, has firmed up an order for 10 kamsarmaxes at the reborn Chinese shipyard Hengli Heavy Industry. A deal follows on from the letter of intent signed with the yard formerly known as STX Dalian earlier this year. The Procopiou family, which also controls Dynacom Tankers Management and Dynagas with ...
  • Australia declares second offshore wind zone
    The Australian Government has declared an area in the Pacific Ocean off Hunter, New South Wales, as suitable for future offshore wind development. The Hunter area is the second declared offshore wind area in Australia following Gippsland off the Victorian coast. The declared area covers 1,854 square kilometres between the Central Coast and Port Stephens ...
  • Secondhand boxship prices plunge
    Secondhand boxship prices have dropped between 50% and 75% compared to a year ago, with Alphaliner predicting values could diminish further in the coming months. As of the start of this month, there have been signs that secondhand prices have been stabilising, but with what Alphaliner described in its latest weekly report as "disappointing" cargo ...
  • Samos Energy buys three offshore production vessels
    New upstream energy investment firm Samos Energy has bought three offshore production vessels by acquiring all shares of PetroFirst. Samos Energy acquired 100% of the shares of the PetroFirst Infrastructure companies from funds managed by BlackRock Infrastructure and Petrofac. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed. PetroFirst is a floating energy infrastructure owner ...
  • SLB gets trial date for sexual harassment lawsuit
    The trial in a multi-million lawsuit against oilfield services giant Schlumberger, now SLB, for sexual harassment and gender discrimination in the field starts on July 17. The plaintiff is Jessica Cheatham, a former Schlumberger engineer who worked on oil rigs in various US states. The trial will be held in US District Court for the ...
  • Low and high sulphur fuel price spread narrows to lows not seen since 2020
    The Hi-5 spread, the price differential between high and low sulphur oil, has narrowed to levels not seen since the end of 2020, the year that the global sulphur cap came into being. The price gap between the dominant two fuels in world shipping at the world's top 20 fuelling hubs, as tracked by Ship&Bunker, ...
  • West Africa emerges as key STS hub for Russian oil
    West Africa is emerging as a fast-growing hub for Russian ship-to-ship (STS) oil activities. The average number of meetings in Lome and Lagos during 2022 was 3.25. In H1 of 2023, that average in Togo and Nigeria increased to 26 - a 700% increase, new data from Israeli firm Windward shows. Data clearly indicates that ...
  • Freightos to axe 13% of its workforce amid 'persistently weak' market conditions
    NASDAQ-listed Freightos, the Israeli box booking platform, is letting go of around 50 staff, some 13% of its workforce, in a bid to break even in challenging economic conditions. Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos, commented "Given the persistently weak market conditions, we are refining our priorities to deliver on our plan to reach profitability with ...

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Lloyd's List web site
JULY 12, 2023
  • Zim lowers earning outlook amid persistent market weakness
    Zim has revised down its guidance for the full year as it is no expecting a meaningful improvement in freight...
  • DHL invests to support nearshoring demand
    As cargo owners look to diversify their supply chains, many are looking closer to home. DHL is looking to capitalise...
  • Erratic actions of Suez Canal pilots cited as major contribution to Ever Given grounding
    The flag state for the vessel Ever Given, which was grounded in 2021, argues local pilots failed to evaluate strong...
  • Canada labour minister says longshore deal 'within reach'
    Labour minister Seamus O'Regan gave federal mediators 24 hours to submit recommendations for terms of settlement, after which the parties...
  • Prokopiou inks orders for VLCCs at New Times
    New Hengli Heavy Industries order for 10 kamsarmaxes may be doubled with dry bulk deals at other yards
  • The next IMO secretary-general: Minna Kivimäki
    Meet the seven candidates for secretary-general of the International Maritime Organization over the next week as Lloyd's List sits down...
  • Is it the right time for consolidation in dry bulk shipping?
    In theory, it makes sense to buy into companies as share prices are trading below net asset values. However, personality...
  • 'Inside job' cargo theft booming as incidents up sixfold in past year
    'It is related to the state of some economies. People are finding their finances stretched and are more susceptible to...
  • LNG carrier newbuilding orderbook hits 59% of the existing fleet in service
    The recycling of older units is expected to increase. Elsewhere, more liquefaction projects will lead to extra orders on top...
  • NCB to collaborate on illegal wildlife trade
    Carriers have been using software to prevent undeclared cargoes making it onto ships. A new initiative will seek to do...
  • FincoEnergies ready to supply bio-methanol in Amsterdam
    Bio-methanol supply chain is getting ready to meet rising demand, with several dual-fuel methanol vessels expected to start operations in...
  • Grimaldi ship fire extinguished
    A fire on board a Grimaldi ro-ro vessel docked in the port of New York and New Jersey that claimed...
  • EV battery giant CATL invests in China's Wuhu Shipyard
    Having moved into the battery business for electric vessels, the Chinese battery maker CATL has now become a shareholder in...
  • IMB highlights piracy surge in the Gulf of Guinea and Singapore Strait
    London-based organisation described the resurgence in reported incidents, including hostage-takings and crew kidnappings, in the Gulf of Guinea waters as...
  • Daily Briefing
    Greek and Cypriot shipping bodies give thumbs up to IMO decarbonisation strategy | China sets up new body to oversee...
  • Containership price normalisation tempts owners back to secondhand market
    After being priced out by aggressive carriers, non-operating owners are buying again. But box lines are still keen buyers as...
  • Hengli secures George Prokopiou's bulker order as Chinese yard capacity expands
    Growing order demand alongside constrained capacity at top-tier builders has bloated the revitalised Chinese yard's orderbook in the past six...
  • Hamburg adopts long-term strategy
    Hamburg needs to adapt to global trends to remain competitive. Digitalisation, decarbonisation and e-commerce will all be critical to the...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
JULY 12, 2023
  • Evergreen confirms orders for 24 methanol-ready container ships
    The ships add to the growing order backlog of methanol-powered container ships that currently total at least 100 vessels, equivalent to about 12% of vessels on order, according to ship brokers.
  • Canada's Minister of Labour intervenes in bid to end dockworker strike
    If ILWU Canada or longshore employers reject the recommendations of a federal mediator, the next step will be for the Canadian government to reconvene Parliament, which is on summer recess, to address the situation.
  • Cargo recovery along USWC began prior to tentative labor deal: analyst
    The doom and gloom regarding cargo diverted away from the US West Coast during recent labor strife may have been excessive, as importers are not eager to permanently adopt higher-cost routings when a reliable lower-cost option with reasonable service exists, writes analyst Larry Gross.
  • ILA Charleston protest aims to up ante on expanded work jurisdiction
    The International Longshoremen's Association says it is willing to wait as long as it takes to control the jobs it believes belong to the union at South Carolina's new Leatherman terminal.
  • Wholesale weakness slowing US inventory destocking, freight demand
    US businesses may have passed the inventory peak, but data shows stockpiles remain high, and a weak wholesale retail market is depressing imports and surface freight shipments.
  • Holt Logistics, HMM step into bidding fray for new operator of Wilmington's port
    Delaware's Port of Wilmington received an improved offer from a stevedoring firm to take over operations, but the bid faces a challenge from Holt, who claims the search process was unfair.
  • California's major container ports get $735 million in state funds for upgrades
    The ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland will use the grant money for infrastructure projects that will promote more efficient freight movement as well as emissions-reduction efforts to meet clean-air goals.

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TradeWinds web site
JULY 12, 2023
  • 'A lot of opportunity': Hornbeck Offshore targets wind farm market with OSV conversion
    Chief executive Todd Hornbeck says shipowner has more offshore vessels that can be converted to serve the renewables sector
  • It will 'take some time' to get cargoes back to US West Coast, Port of Los Angeles director says
    US acting labour secretary Julie Su says she helped dockers and employers reach tentative labour deal by listening to both sides
  • UN makes last-ditch proposal to Russia to save Ukraine grain deal
    In letter to Moscow, UN chief Antonio Guterres proposes accommodations for Russian Agricultural Bank
  • Employers warn Canada docker strike will create 250,000-container backlog at ports
    Labour minister asks dockworkers and employers to draught proposed settlement, British Columbia Maritime Employers Association says
  • Nigerian stowaways found perched on rudders of two ships
    Four of the men spent 13 days living precariously on transatlantic voyage from Lagos
  • Danish Shipping takes on record number of trainees for 2023
    Trade group says 63 young people have signed up for two-year courses
  • Green Seas: Charting the road ahead after IMO's 'huge step forward' on shipping's carbon
    Our weekly environment newsletter explores the next steps in the IMO's mission to clean up shipping's act
  • Zim makes screeching U-turn and downgrades full-year guidance
    Carrier is bracing for operating losses up to $500m due to weak freight rates
  • Scorpio flips MR tanker bought out of Avic lease in November
    Owner has no debt on ship it has sold for $32.5m
  • Podcast: Protecting biodiversity where the ocean is untouched by national laws
    Audio edition of Green Seas explores the High Seas Treaty and its potential impact on the ocean industries
  • PNSC set for big payday as it puts veteran aframax up for sale
    State-controlled shipowner launches tender to find a buyer for the Lahore
  • Buyers snap up container ships as secondhand prices plummet
    Asset values halve and are tipped to fall further as charter market begins to crumble
  • Newcomers Amphitrite Underwriting triumph in Marine Challenge Cup
    Debut appearance ends in success for insurers as law firm Kennedys also picks up silverware
  • German and Norwegian insurance brokers join in 'Marine Alliance'
    Joint venture involves Marine Assekuranz and Fram
  • 'Ghost ship' that fled oil transfer linked to sanctioned trading
    TankerTrackers.com identify the ship using the name of a tanker scrapped five years ago as the VLCC Lilu
  • North Star hires Amplemann executive for European wind shipping wind push
    Scottish owner creates new role for Caspar Blum in Hamburg
  • Start-up Samos Energy buys FPSO fleet from BlackRock and Petrofac venture
    London investor snaps up three units in takeover of PetroFirst
  • Turkey's Yasa Shipping pivots from bulker to product tanker newbuildings
    Istanbul-based player jumps on MR bandwagon after growing its dry bulk fleet
  • Shanghai Jinjiang aims for $416m IPO to build container ship fleet
    Chinese owner selling up to 15% of its stock on Shanghai Stock Exchange
  • Sahara Group linked to two 40,000-cbm LPG carriers at Hyundai Mipo
    Energy company is said to have paid $71m each
  • DNB's shipping lending rises $340m in 'robust' quarter
    Norwegian lender says domestic economy is resilient as corporate profit hits record level
  • Don't shoot the messenger, hit the climate action button
    Major climatic catastrophes and societal crises will be commonplace if we do not get our environmental acts together - and shipping will feel the full force
  • UCL's Tristan Smith: Carbon resolution 'a massive change' but leaves more tests ahead for IMO
    UCL Energy Institute professor talks to the Green Seas podcast about his view that aligning shipping with the Paris Agreement is not out of reach
  • KCC's Cabu rates up but Cleanbu numbers plunge as tanker trades drop
    Norwegian combination carrier owner reveals mixed fortunes for its vessels
  • Norway's Solvang books in three VLGC newbuildings at Hyundai
    Norwegian shipowner backs future of booming LPG market with major investment
  • IMB warns over resurgence of piracy in Gulf of Guinea
    Anti-piracy body also concerned about increasing number of incidents in the Singapore Strait
  • Procopiou seals big kamsarmax newbuilding deal at Hengli HI
    Major Greek shipowner signs firm order for 10 bulkers worth a combined $350m
  • Tor Olav Troim's 2020 Bulkers and Himalaya see rates slip but stay ahead of Baltic
    Oslo-listed newcastlemax vehicles follow earnings trend downwards, but still offer "strong" returns, analysts say

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American Shipper web site
JULY 12, 2023
  • Is IMO 2020 shipping regulation worsening global warming?
    Sulfur pollution addressed by IMO 2020 created a health risk, but that pollution had a cooling effect, which has now been reduced.
  • How 'historic' decarbonization deal could inflate future shipping rates
    The agreement should keep tanker and bulker orders in check, while increasing the risk of a future carbon tax on container shippers.

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No from the Government of London to a state guarantee on new loans requested by Harland & Wolff
"The market is in the best position to resolve the business issues faced by the company," he said.
In the port of Naples, the work of strengthening the dam foranea Duke d' Aosta is initiated.
Danish Norden buys Norwegian Norlat Shipping
Is specialized in the maritime transport of forest products
Meyer Werft confirms the possibility of implementing the restructuring of the navalmechanical group
Meyer Werft confirms the possibility of implementing the restructuring of the navalmechanical group
Announced the definition of a draft of a plan that is expected to be completed in 2028
IBIA, the current carbon intensity indicator of the IMO penalises the bunkerage business
Submitted a proposal to change the CII ahead of the next session of the MEPC
COSCO Shipping Ports, in June new historical record of monthly container traffic
Hong Kong
In the April-June period of this year, a new quarterly record was also recorded
Slight quarterly and semester growth of container traffic in the port of Algeciras
New locomotives for transalpine transport of SBB Cargo International
Munich of Bavaria
Order to Siemens Mobility
New historical record of monthly container traffic in the port of Barcelona
Also recorded new maximum spikes of quarterly and semi-annual containerized volumes
New historical record of monthly container traffic in the port of Barcelona
In the second quarter, freight traffic in the Antwerp-Zeegrugge port system grew by 4% percent.
In the second quarter, freight traffic in the Antwerp-Zeegrugge port system grew by 4% percent.
The containers were equal to almost 3.4 million teu (+ 2%)
Port of Rotterdam, in recovery of container traffic in the second quarter
Port of Rotterdam, in recovery of container traffic in the second quarter
In the second half of the year, volumes are expected to rise in other market segments.
CMA CGM accords with Google to apply artificial intelligence to group operations
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Los Angeles grew by 14.4%
Los Angeles
ABB's earnings growth while falling orders
Increase in commits in the maritime, port and chemical sectors
Assiterminal, use EU ETS funds for investment in infrastructure and new equipment for port businesses
Assiterminal, use EU ETS funds for investment in infrastructure and new equipment for port businesses
The trade unions are abandoning the confrontational drift on the Ccnl.
Marsa Maroc will operate two terminals in the Beninese port of Cotonou
The business will be held together with the new public-private company Bénin Manutentions
Clerc (Maersk) : The next few months will also be characterized by a containerized hold deficiency in the face of high demand
Agreement in Bahrain to set up a shipyard recycling yard
In May, the decline of naval traffic in the Suez Canal was accentuated.
In May, the decline of naval traffic in the Suez Canal was accentuated.
The Cairo
The crossings of tankers have decreased by -41.5% and those of ships of other type by -59.4%
Cognolate is the new president of Assiterminal
Ferrari confirmed director of the association of port terminalists
The shareholders ' assembly of Assiterminal, who unanimously elected Tomaso Cognolate president of the association of terminalists ...
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
CIMAC has been accredited with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization
Frankfurt am Main
General cargo ship stopped and sanctioned by the Coast Guard of Genoa
Found serious breaches of European ship recycling law
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
Training of the personnel of the shipowner group to quantum computation
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.
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
New service of Bertani Transport for car rail transport between Chignolo Po and Cassino
Made a trip per week with the aim of doubling the frequency
Trafigura becomes sole proprietor of the High Heat Tankers
Acquired 50% of the capital in hand at Gearbulk
6.5% of the fleet in navigation is able to use alternative fuels or propulsions
Positive the second quarter of Wärstilä
Helsinki / Trieste / Rome
Accentuated growth in the maritime segment
Launched a ro-pax of Bluferries
From the beginning of next year, he will connect Villa San Giovanni with Messina
Fincantieri-Hera agreement for the optimisation of the waste cycle
Bologna / Rome
A newco will be established. The activity will be launched at the shipyard in Monfalcone
Japan's ENEOS cedes fleet of tankers and bulk carriers to a participating newco at 80% percent from NYK
The sale does not include ships for the transportation of crude oil
EU funds for 765 million euros at new railway line-Lyon
Also funded access to the Brenner Base Tunnel
Medtruck (MSC group), agreement with trade unions on salary and rights
In the next 15 days workers will be called upon to speak out on the deal.
Inaugurated the new intermodal rail link between the Central Tuscany Interport and the Darsena Toscana Terminal
On arrival in the port of La Spezia the naval means for the construction of the new pier cruises
The Spezia
They will be used for the consolidation of the seabed and prefabrication and laying of the casks
Rhenus has inaugurated two plants near Bologna and Milan.
New branches in Castel San Pietro and Casei Gerola
In June the Port of Long Beach sets a new container traffic record for this month
Long Beach
The EIB finances 90 million of the project of the Darsena Europa of the port of Livorno
Warriors : full political and financial support for its realization
Agreement between the AdSP of the Central Adriatic and the State Police for the prevention and contrast of cyber crimes
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 Tomaso Cognolato
Roma, 17 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
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