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July 14, 2023

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Exim India web site
JULY 14, 2023
  • SeaLead expands presence with first India office in Mumbai
  • South East CEO Conclave & Awards 2023 enthrals with record participation
  • Shippers see worse reliability
  • DPIIT notifies QCOs for lighters to limit import
  • Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates 'SAGAR SAMPARK' Differential Global Navigation Satellite System to strengthen maritime sector
  • India exports 275 tonnes of grapes to the Netherlands
  • Record number of Indians lifted out of poverty in 15 years: UNDP report
  • Seafrigo acquires specialist UK-headquartered forwarder Perishable Movements
  • India, Bangladesh begin trade transactions in rupees
  • CMA CGM FAK rates from India & Pakistan to East Coast Central America, the Caribbean & Mexico East Coast

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The Loadstar web site
JULY 13, 2023
  • Canadian labour minister sends in mediator with plan to end port strike
  • Amazon at a critical (logistics) juncture
  • Ocean carriers confirm strike delays as pessimism grows, says eeSea
  • Judge dismisses forwarder racketeering claims against Polar Air Cargo
  • China-Europe H1 rail freight rebounds after losing volumes to ocean
  • As HMM sale talk heats up, SM Line boosts its stake in flagship carrier
  • Foxconn eyes new tech partners for semi-conductor plant in India

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Marine Log web site
JULY 13, 2023
  • Philly Shipyard wins contract for hospital ship replacement study
    Philly Shipyard Inc. reports that it has been awarded a contract by Gibbs & Cox to conduct the T-AH(X) Hospital Ship Feasibility Study. The six-month hospital ship replacement study will cover a
  • Milestone: MAN B&W research engine completes successful ammonia test run
    With the race on to develop engines able to burn the next generation of future fuels, MAN Energy Solutions has announced the successful first running of a test engine on ammonia at
  • NASSCO delivers the future USNS Harvey Milk
    GD NASSCO delivered the future USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO 206), the second ship in the Navy's 20-ship John Lewis-class fleet oiler program, during a July 11 ceremony at its San Diego shipyard.
  • VIDEO: AWO spreads the word on waterways sustainability
    The American Waterways Operators (AWO) continues to take the industry's message on waterways sustainability where it needs to be heard. When it comes to environmental sustainability, says AWO, "we have a powerful

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Container News web site
JULY 13, 2023
  • PSA leads financing round of Bangladeshi truck booking platform
    Truck Lagbe, a truck booking logistics platform in Bangladesh, has announced the completion of its Series A+ financing round. PSA International, a worldwide port operator and supply chain provider, led the financing, with Startup Bangladesh Limited and IDLC Venture Capital Fund I, also participating. This funding will enable Truck Lagbe to continue expanding its platform and increasing its reach,
  • ReCAAP ISC and Royal Thai Navy to strengthen regional cooperation
    The Royal Thai Navy, which is ReCAAP Focal Point for Thailand, and the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ISC) completed a three-day cluster meeting in Bangkok, Thailand. The participants discussed ways to strengthen regional cooperation and information sharing to combat Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships in Southeast Asia. According to ReCAAP, the Thai authorities shared how they are steppin
  • Asia-US container exports continue to decline
    Container exports from ten major Asian economies to the United States reached 1,473,191 TEUs in June (based on volumes at ports of loading), according to Descartes Datamyne statistics compiled from Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) and bill-of-lading (B/L) data provided by the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP). They fell 13% from a year ago, continuing an 11-month decreasing
  • NYK JV trials electronic vehicle truck transportation in China
    NYK Zhenhua Logistics (Tianjin) Co. Ltd. (NYK Zhenhua), an NYK joint venture (JV), will launch a demonstration test to examine potential issues involving a large EV (electronic vehicle) truck in July. This test will be performed jointly with Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance (China) Ltd. (MSIC) and Panasonic Navinfo Mobility Technology Service (Beijing) Co. Ltd. (Panasonic Navinfo). EVs have become more
  • Bunker indices show upward trend
    The Marine Bunker Exchange (MABUX) global bunker indices are still on an upward trend as of the current week. The 380 HSFO index increased by US$10.4. In turn, the VLSFO index rose by US$3.4 and the MGO index gainded US$17.7. "At the time of writing, the market was still on an uptrend," stated a MABUX representative. The Global Scrubber Spread (SS) - the price difference between 380 HSFO and VLSF
  • Shippers see worse reliability, Sea-Intelligence reports
    Sea-Intelligence reported that global schedule reliability increased to 67% in May 2023, which albeit low, is considered "normal performance". Even though most shippers are exposed to only a subset of the trade lanes covered, and hence from their perspective it is the trade level detail that is relevant, the global figure serves the purpose of conveying a sense of the larger picture. "To better r
  • Shipping emissions up to three year high in Europe
    According to a recent Transport & Environment (T&E) report, European shipping emissions increased by 3% last year, bringing the industry closer to pre-pandemic levels. Cruise ship emissions were well up on the year before while a high number of vessels transporting LNG contributed to driving up emissions. "The industry is moving closer to the point of no return," pointed out T&E. Jacob Armstrong,
  • Evergreen Marine chairman Chang: No thrid-quarter peak this year
    Evergreen Marine Corp. chairman Chang Yen-i said that the third-quarter peak is unlikely to materialise this year, and the industry can only look to a rebound in the fourth quarter. Chang was speaking at an event held by the National Association of Chinese Shipowners (NACS) just as Evergreen sealed a US$4.32 billion order for 24 16,000 TEU methanol dual-fuelled ships, 16 at Samsung Heavy Industri
  • ZIM forecasts full-year losss in updated outlook
    Israeli ocean carrier ZIM Integrated Shipping Services updated its guidance for the full year of 2023 and now expects to generate adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of US$1.2 - US$1.6 billion and adjusted EBIT loss of US$500 - US$100 million. According to ZIM's prior guidance, the company's adjusted EBITDA was expected between US$1.8 billion and US$2.
  • Hapag-Lloyd increases rates from Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh to North and South Europe
    Hapag Lloyd has announced changes in its tariff rates from Pakistan, India and Bangladesh to North and South Europe. The updated rates will apply to 20' and 40' dry containers, including high cube equipment, and will be effective from 6 August 2023 until further notice. 20' dry containers From To Current base rate New base rate Delta Karachi, PK North Europe US$405 US$805 US$400 Nhava Sheva, IN N
  • LA port sees improved container figures in June, but H1 volumes remain low
    The Port of Los Angeles moved 833,035 TEUs in June, representing its best performance since last July and a 5% decrease compared with the same month last year. In the previous month, loaded imports reached 435,307 TEUs, down 2% from June 2022. On the other hand, loaded exports increased by 15%, reaching 108,050 TEUs. At the same time, empty boxes landed at 289,679 TEUs, translating to a 14% year-
  • ZHD Stevedores orders Liebherr's first all-electric crane
    ZHD Stevedores has confirmed the order of Liebherr's first all-electric crane, which was recently launched and has a hook lifting capacity of up to 105 tonnes and a maximum grab capability of up to 90 tonnes. The crane will be utilised for bulk handling in the Rotterdam region, as well as at ZHD terminals in Dordrecht and Moerdijk in the Netherlands. Liebherr said that new features were added to
  • OOCL commences new service in Europe - East Coast South America network
    COSCO-owned ocean carrier Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) announced a new service connecting Europe with East Coast South America. OOCL expects to launch its new product in September aiming to enhance its network coverage in Latin America. The new Europe East Coast South America Express (EEX) will provide direct connections between Europe and Brazil. "With an attractive transit time of only
  • Call for expression of interest for electric harbour craft in Singapore
    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) issued an Expression of Interest (EOI) on 10 July 2023 to invite interested parties to submit proposals to design and promote adoption of full-electric harbour craft (e-HC) in Singapore. MPA aims to support harbour craft companies by providing e-HC engineering reference designs and safety standards to adopt, as well as helping the companies acces
  • President of Oakland Port Commissioners Board begins second term
    Barbara Leslie was reelected as president of the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners for a second term. As first vice president, Yui Hay Lee will begin his second term. Andreas Cluver will take over as second vice president replacing outgoing commissioner Cestra "Ces" Butner. Leslie was appointed to the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners in 2018. She served as first vice president from 2020 to 2

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Splash web site
JULY 13, 2023
  • Operators 'wait and see' as floater reactivation economics passes the tipping point
    Strategies of market leaders with cold-stacked tonnage could signal the recovery of the deepwater drilling sector, says MSI The floating rig market has long since crossed an inflection point incentivising the reactivation of cold-stacked tonnage, yet operators remain disciplined in their approach, according to new research by Maritime Strategies International. In its Q2 MODU Report, ...
  • Wood offshore workers end dispute with salary reinstatement deal reached
    UK offshore workers employed on TAQA platforms have decided to end their industrial action after reaching a deal with Wood which reinstates a 10% cut made to their salaries in 2015. A new offer has been accepted by 86% of the country's largest offshore trade union members, Unite. Around 120 Unite members had taken four ...
  • Shell and Eneco venture contracts Rosetti Marino for hydrogen production and storage platform off the Dutch coast
    Italian fabricator and shipyard Rosetti Marino has won a contract from Dutch offshore wind farm developer CrossWind, a joint venture between Shell and Eneco, to build a green hydrogen production and storage plant within Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm located some 18 km off the Dutch coast. The contract covers engineering, procurement, construction, installation ...
  • Diana Shipping fixes out bulker to Cobelfret
    Greek bulker owner Diana Shipping has entered a time charter contract with Cobelfret for the kamsarmax dry bulk vessel. Diana Shipping said that the charter of the 2013-built 82,131 dwt dry bulk vessel was expected to begin on July 15, 2023. The gross charter rate is $12,650 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to ...
  • Dynagas LNG Partners agrees charter for LNG carrier duo
    New York-listed Dynagas LNG Partners has entered into time charter party agreements for two LNG carriers with Rio Grande LNG. The Tony Lauritzen-led LNG carrier owner said that the two charters added approximately $270m to its existing backlog. The first deal is for the 2007-built LNG carrier Clean Energy. It was given a time charter ...
  • Svitzer inks 15-year Alexandroupolis LNG terminal towage deal
    Towage provider Svitzer has signed a long-term agreement with Gastrade for terminal towage services to their new LNG terminal in Alexandroupolis, the first offshore LNG terminal in Greece. The agreement between Gastrade and Svitzer will last for 15 years and will be Svitzer's first entry into the Greek market. The towage firm will service Gastrade's ...
  • Livanos wraps up GasLog Partners buyout
    Peter Livanos-controlled GasLog has completed a merger with its affiliate, GasLog Partners. The deal saw GasLog take the owner of 11 LNG ships private by acquiring shares it does not currently own for $8.65 per share, including a special dividend of $3.28 per share. Trading in GasLog Partners's common stock on the New York Stock ...
  • Gram Car Carriers swoops on managed vessel
    Norwegian tonnage provider Gram Car Carriers (GCC) has boosted its ownership interest in one of its managed ships. The Oslo-listed firm has bought a 20% stake in Gram Car, a single purpose company owning the 2010-built 5,000 ceu . Prior to this transaction, GCC held 1% of the shares outstanding. The deal is worth $4.75m ...
  • The rise and fall of the biggest names associated with the dark fleet
    In the game of tanker whack-a-mole, as port states attempt to crack down on companies hauling Russian oil, some previously fast-growing names are returning to the shadows while others hoover up tonnage to fill the gap. Mumbai-based Gatik Ship Management, one of the most high-profile companies to be linked to Russian oil shipments in the ...
  • Huaxia Financial Leasing boosts orderbook with kamsarmax pair at Chengxi Shipyard
    Chinese leasing newcomer Huaxia Financial Leasing has returned to Chengxi Shipyard for a pair of its first kamsarmax bulk carrier newbuilds. The financial terms of the deal for the 82,600 dwt duo were not disclosed, but similar newbuild tonnage has been priced at about $35m. The Beijing-based leasing company, which entered the shipping market at ...
  • Open source maritime cyber hacking database launches
    NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands has launched an open source database that exposes cyber hacking in the worldwide maritime industry Researchers led by Dr Stephen McCombie, professor of maritime IT security, today debuted the Maritime Cyber Attack Database (MCAD), which contains over 160 incidents, including the location spoofing of NATO ships ...
  • Arkona Allied Container behind significant feeder newbuilds in China
    Five owners have teamed together with Hamburg-based project manager Arkona Allied Container (AAC) to order 11 methanol-ready 1,074 teu containerships in China, with the newbuilds set to enter a commercial pool when they deliver. Reederei Jungerhans, Wessels Reederei and Reederei HP Wegener each ordered signed vessels at Jiangsu Dajin, while at Qingdao Yangfang Shipbuilding Douwe ...
  • PSA shelves Hutchison stake sale
    The global economy might have passed its peak ports moment. Bloomberg is reporting Singaporean terminal operator PSA International has ditched plans to sell its 20% stake in Hutchison Ports with limited interest unwilling to fork out the $4bn PSA was after. PSA bought the stake in 2006 for $4.4bn. PSA has declined to comment on the ...
  • Hornbeck turning OSV into SOV to support US offshore wind market
    Hornbeck Offshore has contracted Eastern Shipbuilding Group to convert one of its OSVs into a service operation vessel (SOV) to serve the US offshore wind market as well as the petro-energy flotel market. The conversion of the recently acquired 280-foot OSV into an SOV capable of supporting both construction and operation and maintenance activities will ...
  • Singapore's transport minister faces corruption investigation
    Singapore's transport minister, S Iswaran, is facing a corruption investigation and has been temporarily replaced by senior minister of state Chee Hong Tat. Iswaran is currently assisting the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) with the investigation. "Singapore adopts a strict zero-tolerance approach towards corruption. CPIB investigates all cases without fear or favour and will not ...
  • Portugal and Brazil ink green shipping corridor agreement
    Planned green, digital shipping corridors now crisscross the world's oceans. The latest heads across the Atlantic, connecting Portuguese-speaking nations. Portugal's Sines port and Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional of Brazil have just signed a memorandum of understanding to develop sustainable, green and digital shipping corridors with a strong focus on green hydrogen supplies. The MoU was signed ...
  • Petrobras taps Weatherford for intervention services in Brazil
    NYSE-listed oilfield services provider Weatherford International has been awarded a five-year contract to provide intervention services for oil and gas giant Petrobras in Brazil. Weatherford has performed subsea intervention and commissioning services in Brazil in close cooperation with Petrobras for more than 20 years. The company will build on this with the provision of the ...

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Lloyd's List web site
JULY 13, 2023
  • Forwarders welcome EU green transport package
    Freight forwarder association broadly supports commission initiatives on greener hinterland transport. But rail services need further work to promote uptake
  • Strike in Canada's west coast ports ends as union and employers reach tentative agreement
    ILWU Canada and the BCMEA have reached a tentative agreement on a new four-year deal, bringing an end to the...
  • Salvors report further slump in revenues
    ISU member companies had a poor year in 2022. Both the number of cases and earnings from that work fell...
  • Guards still needed in some areas, experts warn
    Lloyd's List Intelligence data records extent of attacks on shipping in year to date
  • Damaged CldN ro-ro arrives at A&P Falmouth ship repair berth
    CLdN's ro-ro cargo vessel Mazarine, which received damage to its hull after running on to rocks off Cornwall on Monday...
  • Iran's oil exports have hit a five-year high point
    Iran's oil exports remained robust throughout the first half of the year, averaging 1.3m barrels per day, data from US...
  • The next IMO secretary-general: Zhang Xiaojie
    China's candidate Zhang Xiaojie tells Lloyd's List he thinks his chances are 'pretty good' at securing enough votes when the...
  • MAN confirms breakthrough in testing of ammonia-fuel two-stroke engine
    MAN Energy Solutions predicts that around 27% of fuel used on large merchant ships will be ammonia by 2050
  • Sanctions test looms for shipowners as Urals crude price exceeds G7 cap
    Risk and compliance concerns amplify for Russia's Baltic and Black Sea oil trades as the price of crude surpasses the...
  • Recessionary sentiment drags on PSA's Hutchison Ports stake sale
    Trade spats, high inflation, a looming global recession, and growing geopolitical conflicts are said to be dampening the outlook, making...
  • EU shipping emissions reached three-year high in 2022
    Liner giants MSC, CMA CGM and Maersk were the top three emitters last year, according to analysis by environmental group...
  • Russia wheat exports reach record while Ukraine dwindles
    As the 2022-23 trading year ends, Russia has solidified its standing as the world's top wheat exporter, reaching a record...
  • The next IMO secretary-general: Nancy Karigithu
    Kenya's candidate Nancy Karigithu tells Lloyd's List how she fell in love with the sea as a small girl living...
  • Boxship charter rates head downwards as demand softens
    Container line operators appear to have become more cautious in arranging the fixture of chartered containerships due to an uncertain...
  • UN secretary-general contacts Russian President days before grain deal expiration
    Moscow representatives say the deal will come to an end at this renewal round, but no formal withdrawal has been...
  • Nanjing Tanker cashes in on tanker freight rates, with profits close to doubling in first half
    Nanjing Tanker profits surge nearly 300% in the first half of the year as tankers ride an opportunistic wave of...
  • Singapore transport minister involved in anti-corruption probe
    The investigation originated from an unrelated probe on a separate matter
  • Daily Briefing
    Erratic actions of Suez Canal pilots cited as major contribution to Ever Given grounding | Prokopiou inks orders for VLCCs...
  • Chinese builders seal more bulker newbuilds amid strong market momentum
    Deals indicate an extension of the remarkable performance shown by shipyards in China during the first half of the year
  • Los Angeles posts strong June volumes
    The port of Los Angeles had its strongest month since July of the past year, with imports down only 2.1%...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
JULY 13, 2023
  • Western Canada port strike ends after deal reached on tentative four-year contract
    The end of the strike comes less than two days after Canada's Minister of Labour ordered the federal mediator overseeing negotiations between the union and employers to provide recommendations for a settlement.
  • Chassis repairs causing short-term shortages in Chicago
    Truckers are having difficulty locating available chassis in Chicago because many units have been taken off the street to be serviced after heavy usage over the last two years.
  • Zim expects EBIT loss up to $500 million in revised 2023 guidance, citing soft rates
    The carrier's CEO said the company would continue to "actively manage and rationalize" its fleet and services during the current downturn in the global shipping market.
  • Fewer empty imports reconfigure Indian containerized trade patterns
    The new trade pattern reflects in large part a sharp drop in empty equipment imports amid weakening demand conditions, rather than sustained export trade, industry observers say.
  • DHL to invest $551 million to expand presence in Latin America
    DHL will spend hundreds of millions of dollars in the region over the next five years as the company targets customers looking to globalize their business and diversify sourcing.

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TradeWinds web site
JULY 13, 2023
  • Canada dockers end strike after reaching tentative labour deal with employers
    Canadian Labour Congress strongly opposes government involvement in negotiations
  • Diana kamsarmax bulker scores 15-month charter as period rates sink lowest level since 2021
    It has been three weeks since a bulker snared a charter that is longer than a year, according to market data
  • Saverys sticks to Exmar take-private offer after missing acceptance threshold
    Nearly half of Exmar minority shareholders hold out against $411m Saverys offer
  • Dynagas LNG Partners wins deals at new US liquefaction project
    As European dependency on US natural gas grows, NextDecade's Rio Grande project starts showering business on LNG carrier owners
  • Tor Olav Troim's 2020 Bulkers and Himalaya see rates slip but stay ahead of Baltic Exchange
    Oslo-listed newcastlemax vehicles follow earnings trend downwards, but still offer 'strong' returns, analysts say
  • 'Ghost ship' that fled oil transfer is linked to sanctioned trading
    TankerTrackers.com identifies the tanker using the name of a VLCC scrapped five years ago
  • North Star hires Amplemann executive for European wind shipping push
    Scottish owner creates new role for Caspar Blum in Hamburg
  • 'This is about cleaning up shipping': Green Marine gets real on methanol fuelling
    Platform has built a one-stop shop for operating methanol-fuelled vessels and has plans to invest in ships themselves
  • Pelagic Partners fixes out former Hafnia tanker to International Seaways
    Cypriot shipowner secures two-year deal for LR1, while Seaways charters out one of its own aframaxes
  • Briese and Nordic Hamburg linked to $232m-worth of MPP orders
    Sources say project and heavylift vessels will be built in China
  • Streetwise: Michael Webber has his ESG scissors out and they're going to clip Eagle Bulk's wings
    International Seaways also could see a further drop in annual governance 'scorecard' as analyst punishes defensive measures
  • Mitsubishi and Imabari deepen cooperation on LNG dual-fuel orders
    Mitsubishi Shipbuilding will provide fuel supply systems for car carrier and bulker order
  • Iranian oil exports hit five-year highs amid talk of sanctions deal, says IEA
    Country could record some of the highest crude production growth levels of any nation in 2023
  • Iranian oil exports hit 5-year highs amid talk of sanctions deal, says IEA
    Agency says the country is on course to record some of the highest levels of crude production growth of any nation in 2023
  • Prateek Gupta accuses Trafigura staff of cooking up $590m nickel fraud
    Court filings present Indian businessman's defence for first time in curious case of missing metal shipments
  • Gram pumps more cash into NRP car carrier at 'attractive' price
    Norwegian company says deal will boost dividends
  • Emissions fall on most major box routes, but have lines got lucky?
    Expert argues improvement is down to slower speeds rather than permanent reduction measures
  • First Citizens' CIT strikes $30m MR tanker refinancing deal with MSea Capital
    US lender says it will help Cyprus-based owner expand its fleet
  • Russia's Urals crude breaches price cap for first time, creating headache for Western shipping interests
    G7 and European shipping services go on alert after oil price rises
  • Chengxi Shipyard bags bulk carrier newbuilding order from Huaxia Financial Leasing
    Chinese leasing company expands orderbook with two kamsarmaxes
  • Revived Greek shipyard puts panamax dock in operation
    Elefsis is the second Greek shipyard to stage a turnaround under the management of Greek-US Onex group
  • Panama probe reveals what went wrong in Ever Given Suez Canal grounding
    Investigator recommendations determine that bridge teams should not be 'overconfident' in assessing a pilot's abilities
  • Fred Olsen's Bonheur close to selling out wind vessel capacity to 2026
    Norwegian group's offshore ships in demand and cruise operation returns to profit
  • First Citizens' CIT strikes $30m MR tanker refinancing deal with MSea
    US lender says it will help Cyprus-based owner expand its fleet
  • Briese and Nordic Hamburg linked to $232m worth of multipurpose orders
    Sources say orders for eight F-500-type project and heavy lift vessels to be built at China's Huanghai Shipbuilding
  • Singapore transport minister faces anti-graft probe
    Senior minister of state Chee Hong Tat will be acting minister for transport while inquiry is carried out

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American Shipper web site
JULY 13, 2023
  • It's over: Labor deal ends strike at Vancouver, Prince Rupert ports
    The extended strike in western Canada was beginning to affect U.S. supply chains. Its resolution limits the fallout.
  • Delta Air Lines' cargo revenue falls $100M in past year
    Delta Air Lines delivered sharply lower cargo revenue in the second quarter, reflecting the prolonged downturn in shipping demand that has engulfed all air logistics providers, even as overall revenue [...]
  • Carload traffic grows at ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert
    Although international intermodal traffic has come to a halt at the Canadian West Coast ports since the start of the work stoppage on July 1, carload volumes for commodities such as coal and grain have grown, according to supply chain data visibility firm RailState.

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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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