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November 23, 2023

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Exim India web site
NOVEMBER 23, 2023
  • Logi-Sys Arena unveiled: A new epoch in Global Logistics Innovation begins
  • Maersk signs landmark green methanol offtake agreement
  • Production of green methanol may not keep pace with expected vessel deliveries
  • Unsustainable capacity growth figures seen in container shipping: Analysis
  • Hapag-Lloyd Technology Center opens in Chennai
  • Ships worldwide likely face $3.6 bn climate bill in 2024
  • Platts Dry Index, a new combined dry bulk freight industry marker, launched
  • Critical MoPSW projects in the Northeast targeted to be completed by Jan. 2024
  • International trade settlement in Indian rupees (INR) - Opening of additional current account for exports proceeds
  • Numerous vessels reportedly at anchor outside South African ports
  • Tesla to ship its EVs to India, set up factory
  • IPGL to ink pact with Iran to start ops at Chabahar Port
  • Govt mulls FDI in inventory-based e-comm for exports
  • Higher GST collection due to robust economic activity: CBIC
  • Govt mulls new protocols for fruit shipment by sea
  • KPSAA thanks DPA for positive resolution of penal berth hire charges issue
  • Kerala Steamer Agents Association team visits Vizhinjam Port

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International Transport Journal web site
NOVEMBER 23, 2023
  • Trans-Adriatic cooperation
  • Lagermax gets two wheels rolling
  • Truck charging points to increase to 90
  • AAL sets eco-surcharge
  • Refreshed GSSA in Dubai (DXB)
  • Erfa re-elects president and vice president
  • ESR's 37th Japanese hub
  • Germany and Poland on top of the list
  • MIP's 38% capacity expansion
  • Air traffic continues to grow at HKIA in October
  • CMA CGM reshuffles its Asia-Africa network
  • A promotion for Mike Ligthart
  • Frasers Property to build Dåsseldorf site
  • DHL speeds up road haulage decarbonisation in UK
  • Qatar Airways Cargo driving forward
  • Wolfgang Pelousek appointed managing director
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Main distribution hub for plastic pellets
  • Chennai Tech Centre opens

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The Loadstar web site
NOVEMBER 22, 2023
  • News Podcast | Nov 2023 | TIACA controversy, peak season and what next for air cargo
  • More shipping lines set to plunge into losses in Q4
  • DSV, Kuehne, M�rsk & DHL - only one model rocks in the down cycle
  • South American demand drives faster ships - and more emissions
  • Canadian airlines throttle back cargo plans for slower growth
  • Maersk strikes methanol deal with China's Goldwind
  • No relief for cargo owners in cold storage crunch

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Marine Log web site
NOVEMBER 22, 2023
  • Maersk inks deal with Goldwind for 500,000 tonnes of green methanol a year
    With 12 large methanol dual-fueled ships on order, A.P. Moller Maersk has reached a long-term green methanol offtake agreement with Chinese developer Goldwind covering annual volumes of 500,000 tonnes of the fuel.
  • VIDEO: Successful OSV test of ammonia cracker and fuel cell combo
    Bilbao, Spain, based H2SITE reports that ammonia cracking is gaining traction for onboard power generation as a means of producing hydrogen for use in PEM fuel cells. The company says that it

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Container News web site
NOVEMBER 22, 2023
  • Milence and Port of Antwerp-Bruges to collaborate on development of 30-bay charging hubs for heavy-duty vehicles
    Milence, a joint venture between Daimler Truck, Volvo Group, and TRATON GROUP, has been chosen by the Port of Antwerp-Bruges to develop two cutting-edge charging hubs at the Truck Parking Goordijk and Ketenis. Milence is now constructing Europe's largest public charging network for all battery-electric heavy-duty vehicles. The Antwerp Port hubs, which are set to debut in May 2024, will consist of
  • New super post-panamax cranes to enhance Seattle's Terminal 5 handling capabilities
    Seattle Terminals (SSA Terminals), SSAT/ST (LLC) and the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) have received two ZPMC super post-panamax cranes to Seattle's North Harbor. After a few weeks of travel from Shanghai to Seattle, the cranes completed their voyage across the Puget Sound, reaching Elliott Bay on Friday 17 November. These two newly arrived cranes are now alongside four super post-panamax cra
  • MSC announces rotation change of Santana service
    MSC will change the port rotation of its Santana service as part of its ongoing efforts to simplify services for greater schedule reliability and competitive transit time. The updated service rotation will take effect with the sailing of the 13,100 TEU container ship MSC Benedetta and will be as follows: Yantian (China) - Ningbo (China) - Shanghai (China) - Qingdao (China) - Busan (South Korea) -
  • ICTSI South Pacific terminals handle largest ships to call Papua New Guinea
    South Pacific International Container Terminal (SPICT) and Motukea International Terminal (MIT), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.'s (ICTSI's) operations in the ports of Lae and Motukea, respectively, established a record as they welcomed the largest boxship to ever dock in Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands region. The 2,754 TEU gearless vessel Kota Gabung made its inaugural
  • Maersk halts operations in Syria
    A.P. Moller - Maersk has decided to formally wind down its operations in Syria effective from 1 December 2023. "This means we will no longer offer shipments to or from any destinations in Syria," confirmed the company in a statement. Consequently, bookings to/from Syria will no longer be accepted from 1 December and Maersk vessels will no longer call Syrian ports. The final Maersk vessel to call
  • Box lines' margins worsen past pre-Covid levels
    The largest liner operators' latest financials show that their average operating margins have plunged to a very slim 1.5% in Q3 2023, lower than the average of 2.4% in 2019, the year before the Covid-19-fuelled boom began, according to Alphaliner. China's COSCO Group continued to lead the pack for another quarter, with an operating margin of 15.8%, assisted by a sweeping cost-cutting programme wh
  • Kalmar and Brasmaq continue long-term partnership with new reachstackers order
    Kalmar, a Cargotec company, has secured an important order to provide Brazilian equipment leasing service firm Brasmaq Portuaria with 21 Kalmar Essential reachstackers. The first batch of four reachstackers is scheduled to be delivered by the end of the fourth quarter of 2023, with the second group of 17 in the first quarter of 2024. Brasmaq, based in the southern Brazilian coastal city of Itaja,
  • KPI OceanConnect delivers biofuel blend to OOCL vessel
    KPI OceanConnect, a global provider of marine energy solutions, announced the successful sale and supply of a B24 biofuel blend to COSCO-owned ocean carrier Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL). The fuel delivery was coordinated by KPI OceanConnect's team in Singapore and the fuel was delivered by barge to OOCL's boxship while it was docked in Singapore. The fuel delivered was a blend of Used Co
  • Maersk signs green methanol offtake agreement with Goldwind
    The offtake agreement between Danish ocean carrier Maersk and Chinese developer Goldwind reaches into the next decade and marks the first large scale green methanol offtake deal for the global shipping industry. In particular, Maersk aims to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040 across its business and believes the record-high volumes can annually propel more than half the methanol-enab
  • Mersin International Port unveils US$455 million project to boost container capacity
    Mersin International Port Management (MIP), a joint venture between PSA International, Akfen and IFM, launched a US$455 million East Med Hub 2 (EMH2) Project on 17 November. EMH2 is expected to increase the capacity of MIP's Mersin terminal from 2.6 million TEUs to 3.6 million TEUs. The quay will be expanded by 380 meters, bringing it to a total length of 880 meters and a draft of 18 meters. This
  • Running out of time to bring capacity down, reports Sea-Intelligence
    Danish maritime data analysts of Sea-Intelligence looked at the post-Golden week capacity deployment on Transpacific and Asia-Europe in the 42nd week of the year and saw significant overcapacity on both trades. Absent any serious demand growth, the analysts expected that the carriers would announce a host of blank sailings to counteract this supply-side growth, but four weeks on, hardly any new b
  • Hapag-Lloyd opens new technology center in India
    German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd opens today (22 November) its new technology center in Chennai, India, where a team of 180 IT professionals will develop software solutions for the maritime industry. Housed in the World Trade Center Chennai, the Hapag-Lloyd Technology Center (HLTC) will be operated as part of a joint venture that Hapag-Lloyd established with the Indian technology company Solve
  • Port Houston approves FY 2024 capital plan and operating budget
    On 13 November, the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority held its annual Budget Workshop, approving Port Houston's current US$745 million capital plan and US$428 million operating budget to lead staff in operating and managing facilities and operations for Fiscal Year 2024. Port Houston's capital plans will continue to expand container capacity and renovate the General Cargo facility

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Splash web site
NOVEMBER 22, 2023
  • Top Ships scores bumper rates in multi-year deal for VLCC pair
    Greek tanker owner and operator Top Ships has sealed charter extensions at improved rates on two of its very large crude carriers. The Nasdaq-listed company has fixed the 2022-built Julius Caesar and Legio X Equestris to Trafigura for three years at $41,500 per day - up from a dayrate of $36,000 that each ship earned ...
  • Altera Shuttle Tankers bags TotalEnergies charter deal
    Altera Shuttle Tankers has landed a deal with French energy major TotalEnergies for the charter of its 2013-built suezmax . The company did not disclose the value of the contract for the 154.000 dwt vessel but said it was for one year, with extension options for an additional year. The shuttle tanker arm of Brookfield ...
  • Maersk ships to stop calling at Syrian ports
    Maersk is halting all shipments to and from Syria due to growing challenges in complying with sanctions. The Danish liner giant will formally wind down its operations in Syria and no longer call its ports from December 1, 2023. The war-ravaged Syria has been under sanctions by the European Union, the US, the UK, Canada, Australia ...
  • Iran seeks to nix dark shipping terminology
    Iran is proposing amendments to a draft resolution on dark shipping at the upcoming meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Assembly. Several concerns have been raised at IMO meetings about an increase in ship-to-ship (STS) transfers at sea, particularly instances of ships engaging in so-called dark operations to conceal their whereabouts. The issue was ...
  • Genco dabbles in the secondhand market
    New York-listed Genco Shipping & Trading is back in the secondhand market, sealing its first purchase in years, tabling some $43m for the 2016-built scrubbed-fitted cape, named , sold by Korean outfit Sinokor. Brokers also link the Manhattan-based mammoth to a sister ship named Comanche. The same price tag has been attached to this deal. ...
  • Euronav shareholders approve CMB's plans for alternative future of European tanker giant
    Shareholders yesterday gave their approval to the new-look Euronav, paving the way for the Saverys family to carve out a new future for one of Europe's best known tanker brands. After a two-year battle for control of the Antwerp tanker giant, Famatown Finance, John Fredriksen's finance vehicle, along with Frontline, his tanker firm, announced a ...
  • China Merchants makes first Southeast Asian terminal acquisitions
    China Merchants Port has made its first investments into Southeast Asia, forking out HK$480m ($61.5m) to acquire an 85% stake in Indonesia's Nusantara Pelabuhan Handal (NPH) from Episenta Utama Investasi. NPH operates two box terminals in Jakarta's largest port, Tanjung Priok, and one in Bangkok, with a combined capacity of 1m teu. China's two state-backed ...
  • AD Ports closes in on $2bn deal to buy Indonesia's Meratus
    Fast expanding AD Ports from Abu Dhabi is tipped to be finalising a deal to buy Indonesia's top container shipping line, Meratus, in a deal thought to be worth $2bn. The family-held Meratus has been up for sale since July. According to Alphaliner, Surabaya-based Meratus runs a container fleet of more than 60 vessels between ...
  • Maersk Supply Service extends ties with The Ocean Cleanup
    Maersk Supply Service, A.P. Moller - Maersk and The Ocean Cleanup have agreed to extend their collaboration aimed at ridding the world's oceans of plastic. The Ocean Cleanup, an international non-profit organisation, has been testing different technologies since 2018 and has now established a system that can consistently capture significant quantities of plastic from the ...
  • Mats Berglund returns to Pacific Basin
    Mats Berglund, the former CEO of Hong Kong's Pacific Basin, has made a return to the company he led for nine years. The dry bulk company - now headed by Martin Fruergaard - announced yesterday that Berglund will take on a non-executive director position. Also joining as an independent non-executive director is Alexandre Emery. Berglund ...
  • Well-Safe Solutions seals BP decom deal
    Aberdeen-headquartered decommissioning specialists Well-Safe Solutions has inked a global master agreement with BP. The deal, lasting until at least September 2026, with two one-year contract extension options available, will see the company provide project management, well engineering, engineering design and well decommissioning services. "This multi-year contract will see us deploy our Well Dec
  • Equinor and BP's US offshore wind project presses ahead
    Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, has secured approval for its offshore wind farm project on the US East Coast. The project is the sixth commercial-scale wind farm to be given a go-ahead under President Joe Biden's administration. Equinor and BP plan to build two offshore wind farms the Empire Wind ...
  • Maersk seals large green methanol fuel supply deal in China
    Maersk today announced a long-term green methanol off-take agreement with Chinese developer Goldwind for annual volumes of 500,000 tonnes. The deal starts from 2026 and is the largest to date in Maersk's global search for methanol supplies to keep its growing fleet of methanol-powered boxships under construction in Asia topped up. The volumes combine a ...
  • World's largest coal port faces blockade this weekend
    This weekend a protest group called Rising Tide aims to create the largest peaceful civil disobedience protest for climate action in Australia's history at the world's largest coal port in Newcastle. Thousands of people are due to come together to blockade ships for 30 hours. "We're demanding that our governments stop allowing new coal projects, ...
  • The Captain's Table finals to be broadcast live on Splash
    The Captain's Table, shipping's pre-eminent pitch competition, is set for its biggest showcase to date with the finals due to be broadcast live on Splash. The finalists facing the judges this year are 123Carbon, a Dutch digital decarbonisation start-up, Crewdential, a seafarer well-being/SaaS solutions provider from Guernsey, ESG NRG, a decarbonisation/sustainability specialist from Norway, India
  • What future for Hong Kong's port in the 2020s?
    Dr Jonathan Beard, a partner at EY Infrastructure Advisory, defines the city's port role going forward as part of our brand new magazine looking at Hong Kong maritime. Two years' ago I wrote an article for this publication, titled "Hong Kong Port and the Greater Bay Area (GBA) in the 2020s - Defining a Role ...

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Lloyd's List web site
NOVEMBER 22, 2023
  • Have your say! The Shipping Outlook Survey: 2024 and beyond
    Have your say in our annual Shipping Outlook: 2024 and beyond survey, where we assess market sentiment on the key...
  • High-risk Israel-linked vessels receiving Red Sea naval support
    Ships considered to be high-risk targets with links to Israel are diverting around the Cape of Good Hope to avoid...
  • UK-owned ship facilitates first international export from Russian occupied Mariupol
    The reluctance of governments to target Russia's grain trade with sanctions has enabled the expansion and growth of its operations
  • Elevated newbuild prices good for tanker fundamentals, says Stena Bulk's Hånell
    Stena Bulk chief executive says its understandable how many tanker owners are refraining from investing in new ships given the...
  • Israeli owners may face war risk rate hike after car carrier capture
    Red Sea transits unavoidable for Suez Canal users and even a rise of a fraction of a percentage point could...
  • Cosco leasing head Liu Chong caught in China's anti-graft dragnet
    Incident continues a trend of senior Chinese shipping figures frequently falling prey to a nationwide anti-corruption drive in recent years
  • Box outlook for 2024 remains volatile
    Container volumes will continue to recover in 2024, but traditional large import markets will continue to see weak demand. Shippers...
  • Panama conditions start to affect container sector
    Until now carriers have been largely protected from the impact of restrictions on the Panama Canal. But new cuts to...
  • Skuld and Japan Club announce 2024 pricing
    Renewal round will see lowest percentage price increases in four years
  • Maersk signs methanol supply deal with Chinese company
    Maersk said this new deal will help it stay aligned with the 1.5°C global warming goals as well as its...
  • Daily Briefing
    First Greece-owned tankers return to load Venezuela oil since easing of US sanctions | Euronav prepares for strategic shift following...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
NOVEMBER 22, 2023
  • Soft US import volumes crimping container availability for agricultural exports
    With peak season at hand for ag exports, shippers say weak US import volumes have constrained the supply of repositioned containers they need to send goods overseas, risking disruption to their supply chains.
  • Virginia's resins export market gets boost with new $60 million investment
    The Norfolk expansion plans from resin logistics specialist Katoen Natie come as more plastics production is going onstream in the Northeast US.
  • Sharp rise in Asia-Europe Q3 volumes discounted by last year's import slump
    On its own, the growth in container volumes on Asia to Europe trade lanes in the third quarter was impressive, but it compares with the steep slowdown in imports last year by overstocked retailers.
  • Soft import volumes crimping container availability for US agricultural exports
    With peak season at hand for ag exports, shippers say weak US import volumes have constrained the supply of repositioned containers they need to send goods overseas, risking disruption to their supply chains.
  • Maersk inks new methanol sourcing deal with Chinese supplier
    The carrier's largest alternative fuel deal to date will be enough to drive half the methanol-powered ships on its orderbook.

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TradeWinds web site
NOVEMBER 22, 2023
  • Maersk's Morten Bo Christiansen says green methanol supply from China is the 'real deal'
    Latest 500,000-tonne-per-year deal signifies first binding contract for large supplies of renewable green methanol
  • Opec+ delays talks amid wrangling over production cuts
    Analysts had expected further supply cuts led by Saudi Arabia as global prices decline from September highs
  • In Galaxy Leader hijacking, seafarers find themselves in the geopolitical crosshairs - again
    Middle East conflict, like Russia's war on Ukraine, means workers at sea face the barrel of a gun
  • Maersk shuts down Syrian operations due to sanctions challenge
    Line says business activity has become too restricted
  • Broker's omission leads to ITIC paying tanker's war risk premium
    Insurer forced to cover for error in conveying quotation from shipowner
  • Bullish NorthStandard adds up the benefits of merger
    New P&I giant says it is seeing financial gains but wants 5% more premium at the upcoming renewal
  • Iran oil plotters admit sanctions-busting bribe plan to US undercover agent
    Two men face jail terms of up to 45 years each after convictions for sanctions-busting and money laundering
  • Tonnage provider Seaspan dodges boxship sector implosion
    Long-term charters are protecting giant tonnage provider from slump in rates, so far
  • Seapeak sheds more LPG and multigas carriers as it hones fleet
    Shell takes up first optional period with November 2024 start date on LNG carrier
  • Comment: US targets individual vessels as new sanctions battle front opens
    Analysts say the tactic is likely to increase in the coming months as Russian fossil fuel revenues climb
  • Altera Shuttle Tankers strikes charter deal with TotalEnergies as loss grows
    UK tanker owner reveals one-year contract but earnings hit by drydocking and ship sales
  • Oversupplied AHTS market pushes Viking Supply Ships' bottom line into red
    Swedish offshore owner posts loss after disappointing summer
  • Abu Dhabi Ports linked to $2bn swoop for Meratus bulker and container ship fleet
    Expanding Abu Dhabi terminals and shipowning group reported to be in serious takeover discussions
  • Maersk signs 500,000-tonne green methanol offtake deal
    Agreement with China's Goldwind is part of its plans to secure a global supply for future fleet
  • Crew abandons listing Japanese ro-ro after it hit underwater rock
    The Suou was taking on water after the incident on Tuesday
  • Maersk inks 500,000-tonne green methanol offtake deal
    Agreement with China's Goldwind is part of its plans to secure a global supply for future methanol-powered fleet
  • Profitable Eidesvik Offshore about-face on write-downs drags on bottom line
    Owner boasts 100% utilisation for supply fleet and touts improving market
  • Iranian 'spy' ship may have targeted seized Galaxy Leader
    Behshad cargo ship replaced a similar vessel in 2021 that was damaged in a suspected Israeli limpet mine attack
  • Glencore takes d'Amico tanker on mammoth journey to avoid Panama Canal delays
    High Loyalty sailing round South America to New York from Chile
  • Maersk shortlists two shipyards for 12-strong series of sub-panamax boxships
    Sources also suggest that liner giant is considering a fuel switch for the $840m orders
  • Skuld targets 5% increase in premium as market conditions improve
    Norwegian insurer is at the lower end of planned increases from P&I clubs
  • Ceasefire and aid in Gaza is key to release of Galaxy Leader, Houthis say
    Supreme council member says 'America and Israel' must stop killing Palestinians
  • Ocean Yield set to profit as Navig8 and Okeanis buy back tankers
    Leaseback specialist says purchase options have been declared for LR2 and suezmax
  • Common threads pull Stainless Tankers' Alex Karakassis' quiet shipping career along
    Chemical tanker owner CEO followed one opportunity to the next to get to current post
  • PSA-backed Turkish terminal looks to add a million teu in extra capacity
    Company says expansion will enable it to handle two ultra large container vessels simultaneously
  • NYK inks rare VLCC order as Japan's newbuilding drought continues
    Shipping giant's VLCCs are the first to be inked by a Japanese shipyard this year
  • Stainless Tankers promises to stick to the script for its stint on the Oslo Stock Exchange
    Tufton-backed chemical tanker owner has little ambition beyond this next market cycle
  • Costamare bulker captain stabbed in October Malacca attack
    While incidents involving weapons and violence raise concerns, they nonetheless remain anomalies, says analyst
  • Wanhua Chemical doubles down on giant ethane carriers
    Polyurethane producer raises its order tally to six very large ethane carriers
  • Podcast: The next steps in making Bangladesh's ship recycling sector greener
    Audio edition of Green Seas interviews Norwegian ambassador in Dhaka about Oslo's effort to clean up shipbreaking

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American Shipper web site
NOVEMBER 22, 2023
  • Israel-Hamas war impacts Freightos operations as losses persist
    Israeli cargo reservation platform Freightos is struggling to make money in a bad freight market and now faces the extra challenge of operating in the middle of a war zone.

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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
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Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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