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November 22, 2023

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Exim India web site
NOVEMBER 22, 2023
  • CONCOR & IGL sign MoU to propel sustainable transportation using LNG trucks
  • Cargo ship seizure in Red Sea seen disrupting global trade, bringing back war premiums
  • Intermediate goods exports continue to fall in second quarter of 2023
  • DP World's 'Beyond Boundaries' initiative comes to Chennai
  • CSMIA embraces the Diwali spirit with 2,500 MT EXIM cargo this festive season
  • Vaayu & Pradhaan Air Express sign strategic agreement
  • Rates continue upward trend while tonnages stabilise
  • Indian exporters seen reaching $8 bn on Amazon
  • Import of laptops, tablets up
  • Bahri Line recognised with 'Supplier Spirit of Alliance Award' by General Electric
  • India's natural gas demand seen growing by 4 pc in 2023
  • AD Ports Group spearheads trade innovation and diversification amidst global uncertainties
  • CMA CGM to implement Panama Adjustment Factor
  • Pakistan set to accede to Hong Kong Convention on ship recycling
  • India, UK FTA talks need conclusion before elections: UKIBC
  • Indian exporters utilize India-Australia ECTA 77 pc
  • India's GDP seen growing 6.5 pc in FY25, says Goldman Sachs
  • Non-basmati rice exports dip 57 pc in Sep.

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International Transport Journal web site
NOVEMBER 22, 2023
  • Redesigning global GSA network
  • Driver shortages to double in five years
  • Cargo-Partner expands Canada-USA-Mexico network
  • ACS promotes Joseph Tam
  • Testing a new piggyback service in Eastern Europe
  • Shifting currents in ship finance
  • Watching the weather
  • First flight for Elroy's Chaparral C1
  • Transforming a brownfield in Bottrop
  • American railroads prepare for 200th anniversary
  • KTZ to build over 1,400 km of rail lines
  • P&O's decarbonisation strategy
  • Delivering fashion in the Far East
  • Rotate launches its 'live capacity tool'
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Uniserve picks James Hill
  • In-depot charging stations for e-trucks
  • Sharjah & Gulftainer: 35 more years

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The Loadstar web site
NOVEMBER 21, 2023
  • Asia-Europe carriers play hardball with threats of service suspension
  • Freightos posts poor Q3 results, but this may be the least of its troubles
  • Toll Group fortunes hinge on Japan Post's newfound bravery
  • More surcharges loom for shippers as Panama Canal restrictions tighten
  • South African port congestion sees queue of 96 ships at anchor
  • Indian airfreight traffic takes off as rates and marketshare increase
  • Truck driver shortage crippling firms - IRU wants action, now
  • Cargolux invests $72m to buy fleet of aerial fire-fighting aircraft
  • Vessel scrapping spree on the cards after EU recycling rule change
  • Abu Dhabi Ports eyeing $2bn swoop on Indonesia's Meratus Line

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Marine Log web site
NOVEMBER 21, 2023
  • Candies vessel is the stage for Ampelmann's 10 millionth personnel transfer
    Offshore walk-to-work (W2W) access provider Ampelmann has reached the milestone of 10 million personnel transfers across its worldwide operations. The 10 millionth transfer took place on an E1000 gangway operating on the

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Container News web site
NOVEMBER 21, 2023
  • CJC appoints new head of marketing
    The international law firm CJC has selected Charlotte Ward as the new head of marketing. Situated in London, Ward will be responsible for overseeing the company's marketing, communications, and events activities. With over 13 years of marketing expertise in the maritime and shipping sector, she brings valuable experience from her previous senior roles at the Bahamas Maritime Authority, Braemar Sh
  • QTerminals partners with Portchain Connect to improve Hamad Port operations
    QTerminals, a global port and terminal operator, has joined the Portchain Connect network for their Hamad Port operations. Through digital handshakes and safe data exchange, Qatar's Hamad Port is expected to improve the quality and speed of its berth alignment. Portchain Connect, a provider of berth alignment solutions for container terminals and carriers, will help Hamad Port get real-time sched
  • Charter rates fall to three-year low, more pressure seen
    Boxship charter rates have plummeted to a three-year low, but are still 36% higher than average levels in 2019, the year before the Covid-19-fuelled boom began. Linerlytica's latest report, dated 20 November, stated that mainline operators, particularly, are still busy chartering vessels as they continue fighting for market share in the face of weakening fundamentals. Maersk Line, is particularly
  • Second phase of Tema Port Expansion Project begins
    President of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has formally launched the second phase of the Tema Port Expansion Project. The programme, which is an important part of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority's (GPHA) master plan, includes a fleet of 15 cutting-edge gantry cranes as well as considerable civil works development. The second phase of the Tema Port Expansion Project involves paving an a
  • New quay in the Port of Gothenburg Energy Port
    In 2024, a massive and technologically complex infrastructure project will begin in the Port of Gothenburg Energy Port, where a 300-meter-long quay will be fully reconstructed for a 2.0 upgrade. The Swedish construction company Peab has already been hired for the first phase of the project. The Energy Port in Gothenburg is critical for Sweden's energy supply. Every year, around 2200 ships call at
  • Maersk and Nissan forge long-term partnership
    Maersk and Nissan Motor have joined hands in a long-term partnership on sustainable, resilient end-to-end logistics. In particular, the two companies will cooperate to enhance supply chain efficiency, optimise costs, and ensure reliable and timely delivery for Nissan's exports. As part of the agreement, Maersk has been nominated to build and operate a dedicated warehousing and distribution facili
  • Eneco applies for permit to construct green hydrogen plant in Port of Rotterdam
    Eneco, a natural gas supplier, has applied for the permit to build the "Eneco Electrolyzer", an 800-MW green hydrogen plant that will support Rotterdam's goal of producing 2.5 GW of green hydrogen by 2030. The Eneco Electrolyser will use green energy from solar and wind farms to produce the hydrogen. With this hydrogen, which therefore uses no fossil fuel, the industry can make processes and prod
  • Konecranes to upgrade reactor hall overhead crane at Sweden's Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant
    Finnish manufacturer Konecranes has won a contract to upgrade the reactor hall overhead crane at the Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant in Sweden. The crane plays an important role in servicing the reactor and managing the removal of spent fuel casks, complying with stringent regulatory standards. The order was booked in the fourth quarter of 2023. The contract has a two-year timeline, during which K
  • UK freight association welcomes latest recommendation on container shipping rules
    UK freight forwarders have welcomed the news that the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is recommending, provisionally, that the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (CBER) should lapse when it expires on 25 April 2024. Recently, the UK's main trade association for freight forwarding and logistics companies stated that its members are extremely concerned that container shipping lines'
  • Container imports and exports on rise in Los Angeles
    Port of Los Angeles (POLA) marked a year-over-year increase for a third consecutive month in October, handling 725,775 TEUs, translating to a 7% growth compared to the same month last year. In particular, loaded imports landed at 372,455 TEUs in the previous month, an increase of 11% compared to the previous year's October. Moreover, loaded exports reached 121,277 TEUs, a significant growth of 35
  • cargo-partner to connect US, Mexico and Canada
    cargo-partner announced the launch of its road transport solutions facilitating seamless cross-border operations between the United States of America, Canada and now Mexico. The company has been represented in Mexico since September 2021, offering a comprehensive portfolio of air, sea and road transport services, with offices in Puebla and Mexico City. Additionally, the presence of the US team in

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Splash web site
NOVEMBER 21, 2023
  • Havfram seals funds for WTIV newbuilds
    Norway's Havfram has secured a green export credit agency (ECA) loan to fund its two wind turbine installation vessels (WTIVs), currently under construction at CIMC Raffles in China. The deal with an undisclosed amount was entered into with a syndicate led by DNB Bank with SpareBank 1 SR-Bank ASA, Credit Agricole, Sparebanken Vest and Rabobank ...
  • Car carrier hijacked by the Houthis located
    The car carrier, hijacked by Iran-backed Houthis, has been located in the region of the port of Hodeidah in Yemen. The ship owned and managed by Ray Car Carriers, controlled by Israeli tycoon Abraham Rami Ungar, and operated by Japan's Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) was boarded by military personnel via a helicopter in the Red ...
  • McDermott wins Santos decommissioning contract off Australia
    McDermott has secured a decommissioning contract from Santos for the full removal and disposal of the Campbell platform in Western Australian State waters in the Carnarvon Basin. Under the contract scope, worth between $1m and $50m, McDermott will provide project management and engineering services for the removal and transportation of the platform topsides, substructure and ...
  • Braemar resumes trading on London exchange after more than four months
    British shipbroker Braemar has returned to trading on the London Stock Exchange after a more than four-month suspension. The stock was suspended on July 3 after the London-headquartered firm missed a financial reporting deadline over an internal probe into legacy broking deals. The investigation announced at the end of June caused the shares to dive ...
  • Diana Shipping charters out bulker to agribusiness firm
    Greek bulker owner Diana Shipping has entered a time charter contract with agribusiness and food company Bunge for one of its ultramax dry bulk vessels. Bunge hired the 2016-built, 60,309 dwt on a gross charter rate of $13,500 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period until a minimum of ...
  • d'Amico International starts trading on OTCQX in the US
    Italian product tanker owner and operator d'Amico International Shipping (DIS) has started trading on the OTCQX Best Market, the top tier of the three marketplaces for over-the-counter trading managed by OTC Markets Group. DIS, whose shares are also listed on the STAR segment of the Milan stock exchange, has thus upgraded its US listing after ...
  • MOL and Ta Tong Marine venture orders CSOV at Damen
    Ta San Shang Marine (TSSM), a joint venture between Japan's Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) and Ta Tong Marine of Taiwan, has contracted Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards for the delivery of a construction service operation vessel (CSOV) newbuilding. This will be the joint venture's second SOV in their fleet. The first, the TSS Pioneer, was delivered ...
  • Stolt Tankers orders six parcel tankers from Wuhu Shipyard
    Stolt Tankers has reached an agreement with Wuhu Shipyard in China to build six 38,000 dwt stainless steel parcel tankers for delivery between 2026 and 2028. The Dutch-based division of Oslo-listed Stolt-Nielsen also has options for a further six newbuildings. The new ships will have 30 stainless steel cargo tank segregations offering a wide range ...
  • Scheduled capacity on main box tradelanes still at 'unsustainable levels'
    With less than six weeks to go before the end of 2023, scheduled capacity post-Golden Week on both the transpacific and Asia-Europe container is currently at "unsustainable levels", according to new analysis from Danish liner consultancy Sea-Intelligence. Asia-North America west coast scheduled capacity is up 24.9 percentage points compared to 2019, Asia-North America east coast ...
  • Petredec's stable of ethylene carriers grows with orders for four more
    Fortitude Shipping, a handysize carrier subsidiary of gas shipowner and trader Petredec, has placed an order at China's Nantong CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering (CIMC SOE) for up to four ethane/ethylene capable vessels. The London-headquartered unit has struck a deal for two firm 24,000 cu m vessels for delivery in March and July 2026, with ...
  • Chronic congestion building along the east coast of South Africa
    Massive ship queues are forming off the east coast of South Africa where dire handling capabilities at the ports of Durban and Richards Bay are causing consternation. At Durban, which ranks among the poorest boxports productivity-wise in the world, there are 63 ships backed up with Transnet, the country's port operator, warning it could take ...
  • Egypt picks Jan de Nul for 1000 km subsea cable to Europe
    Egypt has signed an agreement with Jan De Nul Group to start the study for the construction of an undersea export cable which will deliver solar and wind energy from Egypt to Europe. The interconnector will transport more than 2GW of solar and wind power from Egypt to Europe via a 1,000 km-long undersea power ...
  • North Seas countries launch 100GW offshore wind tender plan
    Members of the North Seas Energy Cooperation (NSEC) have agreed on a plan to tender around 15GW of offshore wind capacity annually until 2030. Nine North Seas countries - Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden - agreed on a shared 'Action Agenda' aimed at moving towards an integrated energy system ...
  • Ships divert following Houthi capture of a car carrier
    The heightened risk for Israeli-linked ships passing through the Red Sea in the wake of a car carrier hijacking on Sunday is seeing some ships divert, while insurers are reassessing their coverage of the area. A ship owned by Ray Car Carriers and operated by Japan's Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) was hijacked by the Houthis ...
  • Survey finds crew employment market has tipped in favour of seafarers
    Crewing specialist Danica has revealed the results of its latest seafarer survey, which clearly show wages for men and women working at sea are on the up. Salaries are up by "at least" 10% since the last survey was carried out two years ago with Danica sensing the crew employment market has tipped in favour ...
  • SSY concludes biggest ever iron ore futures trade
    Shipbroker SSY has announced that its commodities arm, SSY Futures, has brokered the biggest ever trade in iron ore futures. SSY Futures concluded the transaction - rolling a 5m tonne position from a 2023 prompt date to 2024, generating a total futures volume of 10m tonnes. The trade involved counterparties from both the physical and ...

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Lloyd's List web site
NOVEMBER 21, 2023
  • TEN sees 'stronger-than-usual' tanker rates after softer quarter
    US-listed owner still has eight newbuildings under construction but solid cash position enables it to explore further growth
  • Golden Ocean profit falls amid 'stable but subdued' market
    Bulker owner's third-quarter net income cut by more than two-thirds compared with the same period last year yet remained solidly...
  • StealthGas posts another strong quarter in 'tremendous year for gas'
    StealthGas says the market remains firm ahead of what are seasonally strong winter months. The usually subdued third quarter has...
  • Euronav prepares for strategic shift following shareholder vote
    Euronav's supervisory board urges clarity to avoid customer uncertainty and the effect of lasting dysfunctional governance
  • Three more P&I clubs unveil rate hikes for 2024
    Nine International Group affiliates now declared, with a further three set to declare in the next few weeks
  • China Merchants Port makes first foray into Southeast Asia with Indonesian acquisition
    Chinese port giant says the majority stake acquisition will advance its strategic port network in Southeast Asia, fully leveraging the...
  • UK government calls for release of hijacked Galaxy Leader
    A growing chorus of governments linked to the hijacked car carrier Galaxy Leader have called for the vessel's immediate release...
  • Industry groups propose 'simplified' IMO fuel standard
    A new proposal to the IMO for a global fuel standard suggests reducing the administrative burden for both the UN...
  • Mats Berglund returns to Pacific Basin
    Less than three years after he stepped down to return to Sweden, Pacific Basin's former chief executive of nine years is...
  • Braemar shares resume trading following self-imposed suspension
    Listed shipbroker requested own suspension in July
  • Stolt Tankers signs newbuilding contract for up to a dozen parcel tankers
    Udo Lange, chief executive of Stolt Tankers' parent company Stolt-Nielsen, says now is the right time to invest in newbuildings
  • SSY Futures brokers 'biggest-ever' iron ore futures trade
    UK-based broker SSY's commodities arm reaches 'important milestone' for the futures market, as it rolls a 5m tonne position from...
  • Petredec orders ethane/ethylene-capable LPG carrier newbuildings for UK subsidiary
    'The ethane/ethylene sector is well positioned to benefit from the favourable fundamental tailwinds of strong, visible export capacity expansion,' says...
  • Emanuele Grimaldi expects best-ever year at family-owned shipowner and reiterates global approach for GHG reduction
    'My next newbuilding orders will be for passenger ferries, but I would like to see more efficiency development on the...
  • First Greece-owned tankers return to load Venezuela oil since easing of US sanctions
    Western-linked ships visibly return for the first time since mid-2020, when prominent Greece-based shipowners were briefly blacklisted, triggering a pledge...
  • Daily Briefing
    Israeli-linked ships divert as Houthis threaten more Red Sea attacks | Marathon veteran Chen eases pace for CULines after long-haul...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
NOVEMBER 21, 2023
  • Carriers weigh options as Panama Canal restrictions become a fact of life
    The soonest the Panama Canal Authority says it could see significant relief is 2028, raising the possibility of persistent drought restrictions and reduced container capacity and transits until then, writes Journal of Commerce Executive Editor Mark Szakonyi.
  • European truckers brace for hefty toll hikes in Germany linked to CO2 emissions
    The CO2 charge on commercial vehicles is aimed at incentivizing the use of green fuels and lower-emissions trucks, but it will come at a significant cost to the road haulage industry.
  • Integrate an ESP8266 with a Web Database
    The Kintone Developer Program provides tutorials for integrating ESP8266 with Kintone's web database.
  • Panama Canal drought restrictions to crimp container shipping for years
    The soonest the Panama Canal Authority says it could see significant relief is 2028, raising the possibility of persistent drought restrictions and reduced container capacity and transits until then, writes Journal of Commerce Executive Editor Mark Szakonyi.
  • UN climate conference comes amid shipping's choppy path to decarbonization
    Despite some pockets of progress, exactly how container shipping achieves decarbonization will likely remain an unanswered question until new zero-emission fuel standards are adopted, writes Peter Tirschwell.
  • New logistics center under construction to tap into Port of Savannah's growth
    The four-phase, seven-building project with CSX rail connections will support the growing needs of importers and exporters using the port.
  • Congress steps into debate over jurisdiction of rail fees for ocean containers
    Draft legislation would also seek to codify that rail demurrage fees be billed to the ocean carrier, which would then pass along the charge to the responsible shipper or BCO. .

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TradeWinds web site
NOVEMBER 21, 2023
  • Jefferies says Dorian LPG is gift that keeps on giving as it ups VLGC forecast
    US analysts argue Panama Canal restrictions are a game-changer for gas carrier sector
  • US mulls putting Houthis on terrorism list amid warning more ships will be targeted
    Houthi official says seizure of Galaxy Leader is 'just the beginning'
  • US mulls putting Houthis on terrorism list as Yemeni official warns more ships will be targetted
    Houthi official says seizure of Galaxy Leader is 'just the beginning'
  • Marine underwriters poised to respond to Houthis' Red Sea hijack
    Sophisticated nature of the seizure of NYK-operated vessel has alarmed insurance market
  • Golden Ocean chief executive open to bulker acquisitions but no more newbuildings
    With its supramaxes gone, bulker owner is focusing on larger sizes
  • StealthGas rakes in bumper profit in second-best quarter ever
    Harry Vafias-led LPG carrier owner uses profit to slash its debt and up its share buyback programme
  • US to 'confer with allies' on Galaxy Leader amid call for Red Sea task force to retake ship
    United Against Nuclear Iran calls on Biden to order operation to retake ship
  • UK demands immediate release of hijacked car carrier
    Ownership of the Ray Car Carriers' Galaxy Leader is registered in the Isle of Man
  • P&I clubs target seek 7.5% general increases, claiming rates are 'inadequate'
    American Club adds 40% supplementary call to cover deterioration in prior year claims
  • Tsakos profit hits soft patch but winter business looks up
    Greek tanker owner plans to sell more of its older vessels
  • Golar LNG fielding offers for Hilli Episeyo even with more than two years left on contract
    New York-listed FLNG player profits take a dip in the third quarter
  • Marfin Management expands its trial of Logothetis-linked fuel additives
    Additives have reduced fuel consumption during trials, which will be rolled out to the entire fleet
  • Wavelength: Why shipowners should be alert - and not just in the Red Sea
    Seizure of the Galaxy Leader should raise red flags for owners but attacks on shipping are not new
  • Shipowners urged to check vessels' previous Israeli links after Houthi car carrier seizure
    Former ownership by Israeli companies means mitigation action is needed, security company Ambrey advises
  • Bugbee's winning 'bet': $80,000 a day for an MR voyage has come to pass
    Scorpio Tankers president was not guessing about a fixture that could suggest upside in a tightening market
  • Sovcomflot hits back at US over ship sanction move
    Sanctioned aframax has idled off Sri Lanka after being listed for alleged price cap breach
  • Russia's Sovcomflot hits back at US over ship sanction move
    Sanctioned aframax tanker has idled off Sri Lanka after the US listed the vessel for an alleged price cap breach.
  • Tanker sales market stays cool as asset prices hold firm
    Buyers have spent nearly $18bn on tankers this year, despite fewer deals made
  • Adnoc L&S profit rockets after taking over Zakher Marine
    Offshore shipping going well for giant UAE owner but tanker rates could come off in 2024
  • Four midsize bulkers fetch year-long charters as period rates regain ground
    Diana Shipping expects to make $6m from 15-month deal for ultramax bulker
  • Market moves in favour of seafarers as pay spirals up to 30%, survey shows
    Danica reveals officers have banked raises of up to 15%, while Ukrainian fitters have done even better
  • MOL joint venture orders second CSOV at Damen Shipyards
    Japanese owner is building up a wind farm fleet with Taiwanese partner Ta Tong Marine
  • Clarksons welcomes back brokers and oil major staff as tanker training week returns
    Participants travelled from as far afield as the UAE to attend London session
  • Philippine tanker spill claims bill tops $50m
    More than 30,000 claims have been registered from the local fishing industry
  • Houthi rebel video purportedly shows hijacking by helicopter
    Footage from Iran-backed militant group appears to show helicopter operation reminiscent of Tehran's tactics
  • Torm boss Jacob Meldgaard sells shares worth $16m but retains incentive to perform
    Tanker owner's chief executive has more restricted shares coming
  • Denmark plays down prospects of Russia ship inspections
    Reports suggested that the EU could hamper Russian oil trade by targeting vessels with limited insurance coverage
  • Stolt Tankers kicks off fleet renewal with deal for up to 12 chemical carriers in China
    Stolt-Nielsen company opts for Wuhu Shipyard as it pulls trigger on new ships
  • Petredec's Fortitude inks fit-for-the-future LPG newbuildings
    Chinese yard will build the ethylene and ethane-capable ships
  • Braemar jumps 15% as shares resume trading following suspension of more than four months
    Broker applied for a halt after missing reporting deadline due to probe into legal transactions
  • MPC Container Ships raises outlook despite weak market, hives off more vessels
    Shipowner sells trio of 2,500-teu vessels taking the tally sold since September to eight
  • AMSC trumpets cash pile after 'transformative' months sees company turn to offshore
    AMSC went from a Jones Act tanker owner over the summer to a player in the offshore space by the autumn
  • Braemar back as shares resume trading following suspension of more than four months
    Broker applied for a halt after missing reporting deadline due to probe into legal transactions
  • 'Important milestone': SSY seals biggest-ever trade in iron ore futures
    UK shipbroker says commodities arm rolled 5m-tonne position into 2024
  • BW Epic Kosan insiders gain 99.8% acceptance as take-private offer closes
    J Lauritzen, BW Group and others will launch compulsory offer for small number of refuseniks
  • More P&I clubs target 7.5% general increases, claiming rates are 'inadequate'
    American Club adds 40% supplementary call to cover deterioration in prior year claims
  • Golden Ocean reveals vessel sales following 'steady but subdued' third quarter
    Bulker owner remained profitable and has maintained its quarterly dividend
  • Panamax bulker market achieves 13-month high as tonnage remains scarce, analysts say
    Imbalance in North Atlantic remains, analysts say
  • Messina doubles down on container ships with purchase of Marlow brace
    Italian carrier takes cellular fleet to four vessels as it continues to replaces conros
  • Mats Berglund makes surprise return to Pacific Basin
    Hong Kong-listed bulker owner has tempted its former CEO to return
  • Marco Polo Marine seals three-year charter for maiden CSOV newbuilding
    Charterer says Asia faces a shortage of suitable vessels for wind farm operations

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American Shipper web site
NOVEMBER 21, 2023
  • Yet another shipping 'chokepoint' risk as Yemen rebels attack
    Panama Canal restrictions force more ships to transit the Bab el-Mandeb Strait off Yemen, where they face a hijacking risk.
  • Air cargo's anemic peak season nothing to celebrate
    Air cargo demand has picked up after a long slide, but the busy season leading up to the holidays has been disappointing by historical standards.

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