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November 13, 2023

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International Transport Journal web site
NOVEMBER 13, 2023
  • End of the oligopolistic era nigh?
  • Faster ETCS roll-out in Germany
  • Sustainability Award 2023: and the winner is ...
  • Kale Logistics to implement Turkey's first ACS
  • Asia's quadrilateral TIR-traffic now operational
  • Continental picks new head for speciality tyres
  • New tech solution for Scan Global
  • Who holds the older units?
  • Swissport opens air cargo terminal at ZAZ
  • BNSF goes live with Tideworks' intermodal system
  • Union TLF Overseas re-elects Joël Glusman
  • South Korean shipbuilders take the lead
  • Bolloré: developments in India and Timor
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Eco-friendly shipping fund launches
  • 16 new trucks to upgrade and augment the fleet
  • "Panda Express" in action again
  • Sterling Transportation expands team
  • Neptune acquires Greek logistics provider

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The Loadstar web site
NOVEMBER 10, 2023
  • Ocean carriers are driving the rates race to the bottom - 'they're all at it'
  • GRIs trigger Asia-Europe spot rate jump, but can carriers hold the line?
  • Hapag-Lloyd shows what a clean liner focus brings
  • The time to invest in air cargo is now - but there'll be no quick returns
  • Cargojet looks to sell off capacity as results slide
  • Mainfreight - Where's the next boost coming from?
  • Angry Imperial Logistics drivers vote for strike action at Mini production plant
  • Demand for used cars in Russia drives up boxed vehicle traffic at Incheon
  • Producers need investment certainty as they make decisions on SAF
  • Flying Whales cargo airship take-off delayed by French environmental agency

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Marine Log web site
NOVEMBER 10, 2023
  • Vigor awarded USS Barry contract with a $211 million potential
    Vigor Marine LLC, Seattle, Wash, has been awarded a $124,223,521 firm-fixed-price contract to furnish the material, support, and facilities; and provide the management, technical, procurement, production, testing, and quality assurance necessary to
  • Seaway system set to see more U.S. soybean exports
    As the recent temporary shutdown of the St. Lawrence Seaway by strike action underscored, the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway system is a vital maritime trade artery whose smooth operation is too
  • $125 million U.S. loan will help revive Greece's Elefsina shipyard
    The U.S. development finance agency, the Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has signed financing agreement to provide a $125 million loan to ONEX Elefsis Shipyards and Industries (ONEX) to rehabilitate and modernize the

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Container News web site
NOVEMBER 10, 2023
  • San Pedro Bay ports support zero-emissions truck initiatives
    The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will make US$60 million in Clean Truck Fund Rate funding available through the California Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) for vouchers toward the purchase of zero-emission, Class eight drayage trucks to operate at the San Pedro Bay port complex. Each port is providing US$30 million through the Clean Truck Fund (CTF) R
  • Hong Kong police bust drug smuggling attempt on PIL ship
    Suspected cocaine with a street value of US$50 million was found in a Pacific International Lines (PIL) container ship that arrived in Hong Kong on 7 November. In a joint operation, police and customs officers raided the Hong Kong-flagged 11,923 TEU Kota Pusaka after being informed that two men, identified as non-crew members, had boarded the vessel from a speedboat while it was docked in Guatema
  • Analyst says Maersk rate cutting behind Q3 losses
    Analysis by Hong Kong-based Linerlytica suggests that the sudden and deep decline in container freight rates in the third quarter was initiated by Maersk Lines' attempts to recover market share. Container freight rates have declined significantly over the course of this year as market fundamentals have been hit by a double shock with demand declining and capacity soaring as record levels of order
  • Oil tanker blast at Chennai Port kills one, injures three
    An explosion on board an oil product tanker docked along one of the berths at India's Chennai Port killed a worker and injured three others this morning (10 November), according to industry sources. The blast occurred when workers were using a gas cutter as part of repairs to the Indian-flag vessel. "The sparks from the gas cutter fell on the pipeline, leading to a fire accident," a senior police
  • New president for Finnish port equipment manufacturer Kalmar
    Cargotec's Board of Directors has appointed Sami Niiranen as the company's next President of Kalmar, effective May 2024 at the latest, with Cargotec's present President and CEO Casimir Lindholm remaining in his interim position. Sami Niiranen will also join the Cargotec Leadership team. Sami Niiranen will be suggested as President and CEO of the proposed standalone Kalmar as part of the planned s
  • Yang Ming nears US$3.5 billion revenue and US$200 million profit in 2023 9M
    Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation published its financial report for the third quarter of 2023. The company's consolidated revenue for the third quarter was US$1.16 billion, with an after-tax net profit of US$90.73 million. Additionally, for the first three quarters of 2023, the consolidated revenue was approximately US$3.5 billion, with an after-tax net profit of US$196.49 million. Yang Min
  • Ruth Wood appointed as permanent CEO at Mersey Maritime
    Just five months after becoming Interim chief executive of Mersey Maritime, Ruth Wood has now been appointed to the role on a permanent basis. Ruth Wood is a former senior manager at Peel Ports Group and latterly head of commercial at Mersey Maritime. She took the helm in July following the departure of Chris Shirling-Rooke, who left to become chief executive of Maritime UK. "Ruth has shown us sh
  • Creating a Healthy Work-Life Balance: Strategies to Reduce Employee Burnout
    Achieving work-life balance in the modern workplace can be challenging. With a never-ending pressure to achieve targets, respond to emails, and meet deadlines, it's no wonder burnout has become a common problem. "Burnout" refers to a state of mental, physical, and emotional exhaustion caused by prolonged and excessive stress. It can cause negative health consequences such as anxiety, depression,
  • Global bunker indices shift towards downward trajectory
    Marine Bunker Exchange (MABUX) global indices, following a brief period of moderate growth, once again shifted towards a downward trajectory. The 380 HSFO index fell by US$6.01, the VLSFO index lost US$8.63 and the MGO index decreased by US$11.21. "At the time of writing, the market displayed no consistent trend," commented a MABUX official. Global Scrubber Spread (SS) - the price difference betw

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Splash web site
NOVEMBER 10, 2023
  • Eastern Pacific Shipping lines up more orders for ammonia-powered newcastlemaxes
    Singapore's Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has signed up for more ammonia dual-fuel newcastlemax newbuilds in China. The Idan Ofer-controlled diversified shipowner has firmed up orders for three additional 210,000 dwt units at CSSC Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding for delivery in 2027 and added four more optional vessels, taking its potential order tally at the yard to ...
  • BW Ideol to be taken private
    BW Group's Oslo-listed floating wind company, BW Ideol, is set to be taken private by a newly formed vehicle made up of existing shareholders. BW Sirocco Holdings is offering NOK 12 per share to remaining shareholders a substantial premium of 42.2% against Wednesday's closing price. The bid values the company at about NOK378m ($40m). The ...
  • Yangzijiang sells abandoned jackup rig
    Yangzijiang Shipbuilding has taken advantage of the tight offshore drilling rig market to finally offload a jackup unit left stranded at the yard. The Chinese shipbuilder entered the offshore jackup construction sector in 2012 in a $170m deal with Explorer I Limited, a subsidiary of Mena Offshore Investments, for one firm rig for delivery in ...
  • UK looking to boost existing offshore wind sites with additional 4GW
    The British Crown Estate is making plans to generate an additional 4GW from several offshore wind farm projects in development, within the timeframe of the Government's offshore wind target of 50GW by 2030. Crown Estate said that offshore wind technology had improved since the award of the seabed areas, enabling more clean energy to be ...
  • Insurance premiums climb in wake of latest Russian missile attack
    Ukrainian authorities insist the country's maritime export corridor remains open for business despite Tuesday's deadly missile attack on a Liberian-flagged, Philippines-owned bulk carrier. A Russian air-to-surface missile slammed into the bridge of the post-panamax as it was entering the port of Yuzhny killing the pilot and injuring four others. Merchant shipping and insurers have been ...
  • Buoyant shipping industry happy to offer incentivised packages for best candidates
    New hires lead the way in 2023 salaries, according to Spinnaker's annual pay report. Spinnaker's annual salary report which benchmarks over 100 shore-based jobs in the maritime industry has been published. A total of 104 global shipping companies provided their employee's annual salary and bonus figures to Spinnaker who then analysed the data, carrying details ...
  • Seaspan to enlarge Vancouver repair yard
    Seaspan is upgrading and expanding its Vancouver Drydock infrastructure to help grow the company's ship repair and maintenance operations. Seaspan received permit approval from the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) last month to extend its North Vancouver drydock facilities to increase capacity and service additional vessels. Seaspan consolidated its ship repair and maintenance projects at ...
  • Thoresen Thai invests in Valeura Energy
    Thoresen Thai Agencies, best known for its dry bulk fleet, has announced its strategic plan to expand its investment holdings into the upstream oil production business by its recent open-market acquisition of a 10.14% stake in Valeura Energy, becoming the second largest shareholder in the process. Valeura Energy, a Canada-incorporated upstream company listed on the ...

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Lloyd's List web site
NOVEMBER 10, 2023
  • The Lloyd's List Podcast: How does an economist solve shipping's climate conundrum?
    Two of the shipping industry's leading academics, Professor Siri Pettersen Strandenes and Dr Martin Stopford, join the podcast this week...
  • Hamburg knuckles down in uncertain times
    Food for thought aplenty at the annual Eisbein celebrations and in German shipowners' boardrooms amid numerous industry challenges ahead. But...
  • CMA CGM hunkers down as market deteriorates
    CMA CGM is trying to rein in costs as the market 'normalises'. It warns overcapacity will continue to pull down...
  • Neptune acquires Greece-based logistics provider
    Move will integrate Ferst Logistics' know-how in areas including distribution, storage and technical centres with Neptune's maritime experience
  • HMM outlines dull market forecast following sharp profit decline in third quarter
    The South Korean carrier vows to cut costs and diversify its investment portfolio
  • European Parliament calls for tougher enforcement of sanctions on Russia
    The European Parliament is voicing concern about loopholes in EU sanctions against Russia and is calling for tighter enforcement. Its...
  • Eastern Pacific returns to Chinese yard for more ammonia-fuelled newcastlemax units
    The first newcastlemax trio is scheduled for delivery in 2026, followed by the latest order of three vessels the following...
  • Los Angeles seeks to win back lost cargo
    With volumes down in the aftermath of the pandemic boom, the leading west coast gateway is seeking to rebuild. With...
  • Industry falling short in addressing seafarer shortfall
    Shipping has a colossal job on its hands if it is to avoid a looming crewing crisis both at sea...
  • Yang Ming cautious over container outlook as profits plummet
    Taiwanese carrier says a persistent vessel glut is posing challenges for the future performance of all container lines
  • US private equity firm Astatine acquires Canadian owner McKeil Marine
    Connecticut-based Astatine Investment Partners has picked up Canadian shipping company McKeil Marine from TorQuest, a Canadian private equity firm
  • 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...
  • Daily Briefing
    Hapag-Lloyd tightens cost focus as low rates hit earnings | Moscow tightens grip on Russian shipping as Fesco is transferred...
  • Yangzijiang offloads stranded jack-up rig
    Deal comes as demand has rebounded for assets of this class to tap offshore reserves amid a recovery of oil...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
NOVEMBER 10, 2023
  • US shippers expanding private fleets in uncertain truck market
    The need for greater supply chain stability, not just control over on-time service, is driving growth in the number of private fleets run by shippers even in a time of cheap truck rates.
  • Container volume decline shows trouble on Canadian-US border: analyst
    The intermodal routing option from Canada to the Midwest began to fall out of favor beginning in 2021 and accelerated in late 2022 when ISO containers moving in the lane fell below levels last seen six years ago.
  • Carbon tax needed to spur real action on maritime emissions
    Despite public commitments by some 4,000 companies globally to reduce Scope 3 emissions, ocean shippers have thus far been unwilling to pay higher-than-market freight rates to achieve those goals.
  • Container market shows 'no encouraging signs' of recovery: HMM
    The South Korean carrier 's financial results followed the industry's downward trend and although HMM remains profitable, it is not far above the loss-making line.

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TradeWinds web site
NOVEMBER 10, 2023
  • CMA CGM sees profits plunge again while citing uptick in global volumes
    French outfit remains cautious in forecast for 2024 amid influx of vessels and tepid growth forecast
  • Hill Dickinson boosts Hong Kong office with 10 former Ince employees
    Shipping law firms continue feasting on the staff of defunct former rival
  • Comment: 'Macroeconomic uncertainty' looms over shipping but dark clouds worry some more than others
    US monetary policy and Chinese economic signals lead to some jitters and some shrugs
  • Editor's selection: LNG repair debate rages, Oil Brokerage's US raid and digesting the Eisbeinessen
    A look back at the stories making the news this week
  • Viasea banking $15m from Norway to build hydrogen-fuelled container ships
    Norwegian line planning to order two vessels that will cut emissions by 75% initially
  • HMM profits plunge nearly $2bn as container demand sinks
    Carrier cuts costs and diversifies as profits evaporate
  • IMO dangles $500,000 carrot in front of tech firms for green projects
    Project will help developing countries transition their maritime industries
  • Bulker owner TTA moves into oil production with stake in Valeura Energy
    Thai group becomes second-largest shareholder in Toronto-listed producer
  • 'Higher for longer': Okeanis fixes four VLCCs as long-haul rates top $100,000
    Greek owner reveals lucrative deals as crude sector heads for period of sustained strong earnings
  • Fresh Saudi player finances dual-fuel VLGC newbuilding trio with CSSC Leasing
    Pearl Petrochemical sells big gas carriers to Hong Kong outfit for $180m
  • Rosatom: Fesco takeover part of plan to build cheap Europe-Asia shipping route
    Rosatom CEO says goal of Northern Sea Route is to attract 'significant' portion of global shipping
  • NYK teams up with Chilean copper giant Codelco on first ammonia-fuelled bulker
    Companies eyeing fleet of up to 15 'zero CO2 emissions' vessels to be built in Japan
  • Evolving for expansion: Charting LNG cargo containment's rough passages
    Commercial drivers have pushed design pace but technical understanding has advanced
  • Debate rages over repairs to fix LNG membrane cargo containment systems
    Shipowners, class and designer GTT locked in talks as issues resurface in Mark III-fitted vessels
  • Insuring offshore wind? Whatever happens, it's going to cost you
    There are plenty of questions when it comes to insuring offshore wind and few answers beyond high costs
  • Varamar teams up with Cosco for break-bulk shipping venture
    Belgian owner and Chinese state giant to cooperate in global trades
  • Clarksons reveals winners of 'Dragons' Den' challenge for young brokers
    Competition was part of week-long dry cargo shipping diploma event
  • BW LNG tipped to scoop Gaz-System's FSRU job for Gdansk
    South Korean shipbuilders look set to net at least one more regas vessel order this year
  • Melina Travlos onshore logistics division makes first acquisition
    Neptune Land Services buys majority stake in Greece's biggest automotive truck fleet
  • Yang Ming profit drops by $1.6bn in third quarter container ship slump
    Taiwanese owner says it is monitoring changes in regional markets
  • Hoegh Autoliners CEO Enger repays personal debt by selling $4.8m share slice
    Boss of car carrier company says he remains committed to his role
  • Bulgaria 'exploits' EU sanctions to boost Russian oil imports
    Campaigners calls for an end to rules that allows Bulgaria to import Russian crude for refining
  • Comment: Enjoy the Eisbein, but get ready for the hangover
    If it is getting bad for the liner operators, it will be worse for everyone else
  • Strength of Torm stock a key factor in fleet deals, boss Jacob Meldgaard says
    Danish owner has struck again with a cash and share transaction
  • Lithium-ion battery explosion sparked fire on Greek tanker, says probe
    Safety agency suggests Solas regulations covering fire protection on ships' bridges are not enough
  • Hong Kong's Seacon Shipping snaps up Union Maritime tankers
    Latest acquisitions part of company strategy to diversify its fleet into the tanker market
  • Petter Tronstad steps down as CEO of niche shipowner JT Cement
    Chartering manager of Thun Self Unloaders, Patrik Gandvik, is set to take over the Bergen-based role
  • Lithium-ion battery explosion sparked fire on Greek tanker, NTSB says
    Safety agency suggests SOLAS regulations covering fire protection on ships' bridges are not enough
  • Great Eastern not betting the house on crude carriers
    Indian shipowner will acquire vessels but do not expect any big moves

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American Shipper web site
NOVEMBER 10, 2023
  • Cargojet to sell off new B757 freighters, pause 767 conversions
    Cargojet wants to dump eight aircraft that were part of of its growth strategy and postpone converting two more aircraft into cargo jets as the weak cargo market shrinks profit margins.

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