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13 July 2024 - Year XXVIII
Independent journal on economy and transport policy
16:11 GMT+2
July 27, 2023

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Exim India web site
JULY 27, 2023
  • IMF revises upwards India's GDP growth for 2023
  • Significant investment in maritime infrastructure in North-East & east coast: Sonowal
  • India aims at 12% annual merchandise export growth to realise $1 trillion vision: DGFT
  • MOL & partners to expand container terminal in Kobe
  • Call for forming global alliance of dockworker unions to oppose automation
  • IMO's 2024 theme focuses on safety in the age of new technologies & sustainability
  • VOC Port allots land for green hydrogen project
  • Rice a seller's market globally after India's ban
  • Ghana port tariffs revised upwards
  • No jump seen in goods exports to Russia

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International Transport Journal web site
JULY 27, 2023
  • "We're not a sofa forwarder"

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The Loadstar web site
JULY 26, 2023
  • US breathes sigh of relief as UPS comes to terms with Teamsters
  • K Line confirms death after fire breaks out on car carrier
  • Kuehne + Nagel yielding joy, not momentum
  • Soft market sees Zim forced off-course and offload surplus capacity
  • EU initiative will 'kick-start' large-scale production of sustainable maritime fuels'
  • Astral Aviation's Gadhia reveals 'cautious optimism' on plans for Africa
  • First Arctic liner link with China started by New New Shipping
  • DB Cargo pulls the plug as energy costs signal red for electrified rail freight

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Marine Log web site
JULY 26, 2023
  • New shallow draft ferry trio goes to work in Frisian Islands
    Germany's EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO), a subsidiary of AG Ems, has taken delivery of three new 54-passenger ferries from Singapore's Penguin Shipyard. Designed by Incat Crowther, the 17-meter long vessels will operate
  • VIDEO: One dead in Fremantle Highway car carrier fire
    The Netherlands Coast Guard is continuing to respond to a fire aboard the Shoei Kisen pure car carrier Fremantle Highway that broke out at 11.45 p.m., local time yesterday. The Coast Guard
  • Vineyard Wind marks another installation milestone
    The Vineyard Wind project offshore Martha's Vineyard has marked another milestone. The DEME Group reports on social media that its offshore installation vessel Orion successfully installed the approximately 3,000 ton offshore substation

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Container News web site
JULY 26, 2023
  • 5 Tips to Improve Your Loading Dock Safety
    A loading dock is one of the most significant spaces in any industrial facility or warehouse. This critical area is where goods are received and shipped out and is essential to any company's logistical operations. This space is frequently the busiest location in the facility, and accidents can happen fairly quickly. Ensuring safety in the loading dock is critical to avoid accidents and protect th
  • Georgia Ports moves 5.4 million TEUs in FY 2023
    Georgia Ports handled a total of 5.4 million TEUs in fiscal year (FY) 2023 (1 July 2022 - 30 June 2023), down 6.7% or 387,000 TEUs compared to the previous record FY. According to recent data, the port of Savannah achieved an 11.2% market share in container trade among US ports on the East, West and Gulf coasts through April, its highest ever. Additionally, the port handled record Roll-on/Roll-of
  • PSA introduces new digital solution for Singapore's haulier sector
    PSA Singapore (PSA), with the support of Enterprise Singapore, has developed OptETruck, a proprietary cloud-based transport management solution which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to facilitate smarter trip planning and eliminate operational inefficiencies for the haulier community in Singapore. According to the company, this will help hauliers improve asset utilisation, reduce carbon emissio
  • Long Beach harbor commission elects new president
    Harbor Commission vice president Bobby Olvera Jr. is the new president of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, the five-member panel that oversees the Port of Long Beach. The board also selected Bonnie Lowenthal as vice president and Frank Colonna as secretary. More specifically, each July, commissioners select a president and two board officers for one-year terms. The Commission's new o
  • Euroseas agrees new charters for its two 4,250 TEU vessels
    Greek ship owner Euroseas has entered into an agreement to terminate the current charters for two container vessels, while concurrently fixing the vessels on new charters for US$21,000 per vessel per day. More specifically, the company agreed to terminate the current charter of Rena P, a 4,250 TEU boxship built in 2007, which was originally expiring in February 2025 earning a rate of US$20,250/da
  • Pilbara Ports marks another throughput record year
    Pilbara Ports reported a strong financial year, achieving a fourth consecutive year of record-breaking throughput. More specifically, the result represents a 3% increase when compared to the last financial year, with 752.4 million tonnes (Mt) of throughput recorded in 2022-23, worth an estimated US$164 billion. According to Pilbara Ports, this result comes despite many of the company's customers

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Splash web site
JULY 26, 2023
  • Product tanker orders smash 2022 total in six months
    An upsurge in freight rates and demand has seen product tanker orders in the first half of this year already surpass last year's total newbuild contracting, reaching 8.9m dwt by June, according to shipowning body BIMCO. The product tanker orderbook to fleet ratio has increased from 5.4% last December to 9.3% in June 2023, driven ...
  • Zodiac expands chemical tankers fleet with Japanese order
    Eyal Ofer-controlled Zodiac Maritime has commissioned Fukuoka Shipbuilding in Japan to build four stainless steel chemical tankers. The J19 units, contracted recently in the high $30m each, will start delivering from the middle of 2024. The newbuildings have been designed with an optimised hull and energy-saving devices such as pre-swirl stator fins and surf-bulb on ...
  • MOL signs for VLCC pair at DACKS
    Japanese shipowner Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is betting on more LNG dual-fuel VLCC newbuilds. The largest shipping company in Japan in dwt terms has signed for two firm 309,000 dwt tankers at Dalian COSCO KHI Ship Engineering (DACKS) in a deal worth $260m. Last August, MOL became the first Japanese company to order LNG-fuelled VLCCs. ...
  • Byzantine Maritime adds to bulker orderbook in China
    Greek owner Byzantine Maritime has added another handysize bulk carrier to its orderbook in China. The Marios Stafilopatis-controlled company is said to have exercised an option for a fourth 41,000 dwt at New Dayang Shipbuilding. Earlier this year, Byzantine ordered a trio at the state-owned shipyard for $30m each, due for delivery in 2024 and ...
  • MJL Bangladesh orders LR2 in South Korea
    Bangladeshi owner MJL Bangladesh has ordered an LR2 tanker at DH Shipbuilding in South Korea. The yard, formerly Daehan Shipbuilding, which has mostly attracted Greek tanker owners, will bank around $74m from the deal. The LNG-ready 115,000 dwt vessel is expected to be on the water in 2026. MJL Bangladesh, formerly known as Mobil Jamuna ...
  • MOL signs MoU for container terminal expansion at Port of Kobe
    Japanese shipowner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the Port Island Phase 2 development project at the Port of Kobe. MOL signed the agreement with Kobe-Osaka International Port Corporation and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line). Following the Phase 2 South Pier expansion and improvement work undertaken by the Kobe-Osaka ...
  • Foroohari buys its largest vessel
    Germany's Foroohari Schiffahrt has bought its biggest ship in its 28-year history. Alphaliner is reporting it has bought the scrubber-fitted 6,494 teu for $32m. The 2009-built ship is currently on charter to MSC through to early 2025. Stade-based Foroohari has a fleet of 13 cellular containerships and also runs a fleet of multipurpose vessels.
  • Black Sea shipping's future cast into doubt
    Just what's next for the precarious state of shipping in the Black Sea region? The topic forms the lead in the July issue of Splash Extra published today with expert analysis from the likes of Arrow, Drewry, Jefferies, Shipfix, Signal and Simpson Spence Young and follows a tumultuous 10 days where a shipping pact between ...
  • Hyundai Mipo to spearhead Korean CSOV development
    Hyundai Mipo Dockyard is pressing ahead with plans to develop ships for the burgeoning offshore wind sector. South Korean yard has joined forces with the country's class society Korean Register to jointly develop a basic design for a wind farm commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV). The two parties agreed to develop their own design and ...
  • Maersk slashes its fleet the most among global carriers this year
    In the year to date Danish giant Maersk has slashed its fleet size more than any other global carrier, according to new data from Alphaliner. After reducing fleet capacity in 2022 by 1.4%, Maersk continued to sell ships or end charters in the first half of 2023, reducing its capacity again by 2.1%. Under previous ...
  • Drought conditions see Panama Canal restrict daily transits
    The Panama Canal Authority has decided to restrict the number of daily transits to 32 vessels a day as Central America grapples with the effects of drought and the El Niño weather phenomenon. The canal will keep its maximum draft at 13.41 m for the next "several" months, it stated in a release yesterday, some ...
  • Fincantieri comes onboard nuclear power project
    A European triumvirate is looking at developing nuclear propulsion for ships. French nuclear developer newcleo has signed an agreement with Italian yard Fincantieri and class society RINA to carry out a feasibility study for nuclear applications to the shipping industry, including newcleo's lead-cooled small modular reactor technology. The deployment of newcleo's technology would involve placing
  • Pan Ocean parent lodges bid for HMM
    A second suitor has emerged lining up bids for HMM, South Korea's flagship carrier. Harim Group, which controls local owner Pan Ocean, has joined forces with private equity investment firm JKL Partners, submitting a joint bid yesterday. SM Group, which controls SM Line, is also lining up to take control of HMM, now that state ...
  • UK debuts shipyard credit guarantee system
    The UK government has debuted a shipbuilding credit guarantee scheme in the latest move by the kingdom to bolster its shipyard sector whereby the government will act as a guarantor for lenders, unlocking credit for maritime firms who order in Britain. Minister for industry and economic security Nusrat Ghani said: "Shipbuilding is an integral part ...
  • Iberdrola sells 49% of German offshore wind farm to Masdar
    Spanish electric utility company Iberdrola has officially given up a slice of its 476 MW offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea to Masdar. The Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy company is paying around $414.5m for a 49% stake in the $1.5bn Baltic Eagle project. Masdar is to contribute corresponding to its stake to develop ...
  • One dead and several injured in major fire onboard car carrier
    Around midnight on July 26, the Dutch coastguard received a report that a major fire broke out on the car carrier. The vessel, owned by Shoei Kisen and chartered by K Line, had 23 crew members onboard and, at the time, was sailing 27 kilometres north of Ameland. The crew initially attempted to extinguish the ...
  • What next for Black Sea shipping?
    In the space of 10 days shipping in and around the Black Sea region has descended into chaos with many experts now questioning how shipments can proceed in the medium-term. Last Monday, Russia decided to quit the United Nations-brokered Black Sea Grain Initiative after the Kerch Bridge was targeted by Ukrainians. On quitting the shipping ...
  • Shipping's problematic bubble mindset
    Last week, somewhat parched having been pounding the streets of London all day, I made for The Champion in the relatively trendy Notting Hill Gate district where a pub quiz was coming to its conclusion as a thirst quenching pint of Peroni hit my lips. The very first question I heard from the overly enthusiastic ...
  • July 2023 Review
    The 80th gathering of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) wrapped up at the headquarters of the International Maritime Organization on July 7 with a revised greenhouse gas (GHG) strategy announced. The levels of ambitions agreed within the revised strategy include peaking GHG emissions as soon as possible and to reach net-zero by or around ...
  • Tonne-mile hopes for tankers
    The tanker freight markets spent June becalmed with brokers reporting a balanced market degrading to a supply-saturated market in July featuring plenty of candidates for cargoes. This has led to rangebound freight markets for all sizes of crude oil tanker on many routes especially for VLCCs. Charterers have focused on older tonnage, keeping rates low ...
  • Heatwaves and dry bulk
    China's heatwave continues with temperatures in the more arid areas of Xinjiang province exceeding 52 Celsius but more importantly the large cities in the central and eastern areas are experiencing hotter than average temperatures. This has led to record electricity consumption and to a leap in coal usage and imports. Coal shipments to China surpassed ...
  • Grim expectations for liners
    The same under-par economic growth in China that has affected raw materials demand there has also affected Chinese exports, excluding automobiles, exports of which have tripled in three years. Some banks are expecting a pronounced slowdown of exports if central banks in the EU and US have their way and raise rates to the point ...
  • Analyst Abstract
    Tankers The medium-term future for aframaxes might be bright, they've just got to bypass the immediate next few months. New York-based Poten & Partners noted the longer distances aframaxes - both dirty and clean (LR2s) - have been travelling since the war in Ukraine started. Russia is exporting more oil to Asia and Europe is ...
  • Summer holidays slow S&P
    "It feels like the summer holidays are in full swing," says one Asia-based S&P broker on the relatively quiet S&P scene this month. That said, he adds there are still plenty of people sniffing around capes if not really other bulkers. Tankers are muted on the large crude, with a bit more interest in the ...
  • Tankers International: VLCC pool operator sets sights on other segments
    While the VLCC market remains its core focus, in the longer term, transitioning to other segments is an option for Tanker International, the company's boss Charlie Grey tells Maritime CEO. The UK-based VLCC pool operator established in 2000 today has a fleet of over 60 ships but it has invested in internal digital infrastructure that ...

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Lloyd's List web site
JULY 26, 2023
  • US national gets 41 months in prison for violating sanctions on Iran
    Behrouz Mokhtari, a dual US and Iranian national, was sentenced to 41 months in Federal prison for violating US sanctions...
  • SunGas to construct $2bn green methanol facility in Louisiana
    US-based SunGas Renewables, which signed a strategic partnership with Maersk late last year, will begin construction on a $2bn green...
  • US fills up Tanker Security Program ranks
    Seabulk Tankers, part of Seacor, is the third company to admit three product tankers to Marad's Tanker Security Program, alongside...
  • Carriers retreat to alliances to constrain capacity
    Carriers added capacity rapidly during the pandemic, usually outside their alliance partnerships. With demand now in retreat, those services are...
  • Lock in long-term hull & machinery pricing if offered, advises Gallagher
    Moves by P&I clubs to write commercial lines are positive, argues leading broker, but adds: 'I wouldn't say we're seeing...
  • FuelEU Maritime explained: What the new EU rules mean for shipping
    FuelEU rules mandate that shipping reduces greenhouse gas intensity for energy used on board a ship by 80% from 2050...
  • Fires making car carriers harder to insure, warns Gallagher
    Two total losses a year enough to wipe out all premiums on entire vessel type, according to director at leading...
  • Container volumes into Russia rebound with intensified competition among carriers
    More carriers have entered this seemingly lucrative trade but making profits appears to have become increasingly difficult
  • Genco Shipping & Trading tops ESG scorecard of public shipping companies
    'The idea that underpins this entire endeavour... is that we believe there is no longer a place in the public...
  • MSC snaps up more secondhand boxships as values descend
    Secondhand containership prices, which have held up relatively well compared to freight rates, have started to fall again after they...
  • Let's be honest: digital technology is leaving too many seafarers behind
    Seafarers initially find technology exciting and stimulating, but then reality kicks in and they become frustrated by what is now...
  • Weak China exports hit HPH Trust results
    Sharp declines in volumes ex-China to the US and EU have taken a toll on throughput. But there are signs...
  • Cosco Shipping returns to Hudong-Zhonghua for more newbuild LNG carriers
    The new order is part of a joint newbuilding and charter project by three state-owned giants
  • MOL and K Line in agreement to create largest box terminal in western Japan
    The expanded facility will be able to handle 40% of the international container cargo, or about 1m teu, at the...
  • Daily Briefing
    UK licence suspension of Indian Ocean floating armouries leaves 3,000 weapons in limbo | Greek tanker exodus from Russia trades...
  • One crew dead and several wounded in K Line car carrier blaze off Dutch coast
    Update: An electric car fire is suspected as the possible source of a blaze that has ripped through the Shoei...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
JULY 26, 2023
  • ODFL focusing on capacity, cost management in LTL downcycle
    Freight volumes were down almost 12% in the second quarter at Old Dominion Freight Line, but the less-than-truckload carrier says it will continue to reinvest in capacity.
  • Union Pacific appoints Jim Vena as CEO amid focus on 'improving service'
    After UP's 2022 performance failed to meet the expectations of shareholders, an activist investor called for current CEO Lance Fritz to be replaced by Vena, who had previously served as the railroad's chief operating officer.
  • Western Canada port backlog to take weeks to clear: Canadian National
    CN said it will take up to eight weeks to clear the cargo backlog at the ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert as the industry waits to see if ILWU Canada's rank and file will accept terms of the tentative deal reached last week.
  • Western Canada port backlog to take weeks to clear amid union contract vote: CN
    Canadian National Railway said it will take up to eight weeks to clear the cargo backlog at the ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert as the industry waits to see if ILWU Canada's rank and file will accept terms of the tentative deal reached last week.
  • Strategic focus on higher-margin business pays off for forwarders
    The decision by DSV and Kuehne + Nagel to protect yields at the expense of volume is allowing the forwarders to move into an uncertain second half in a solidly profitable position.

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TradeWinds web site
JULY 26, 2023
  • Safe Bulkers net profit drops amid slow markets and fleet upgrade
    US-listed dry bulk shipowner incurs higher costs as its older vessels undergo dry-docking to improve their efficiency
  • Grimaldi conro ship remains aground off Mexico for several days
    The vessel gets caught up on a reef off of Yucatan Peninsula
  • Video: Netherlands Coastguard struggles to contain North Sea car carrier blaze
    Additional tugs sent to scene of the casualty to secure a line and save the stricken vessel
  • Product tanker order surge eclipses total for 2022 in six months
    Bimco says demand for versatile LR2 newbuildings has led the way as orderbook grows
  • Seaboard Marine upgrades fleet with Eastern Pacific newbuild charters
    Miami-based operator continues to modernise with Bangkokmax container ships
  • Subsea 7's John Evans reiterates DOF interest but will look at chartering in
    Subsea 7 offered NOK 35 per share in a mix of cash and stock to acquire DOF just before it went public in June
  • UK pulls licences for floating armouries in Indian Ocean
    MNG Maritime operates three ships used by private security companies to store weapons to protect commercial vessels
  • Panama Canal Authority reassures shipping there will be enough water as waiting times grow
    Ships are waiting for up to two weeks to transit the Canal from the Atlantic to the Pacific, which is twice as long as last month
  • Russia seeks to replace Ukraine grain as Black Sea tensions escalate
    A tumultuous week shows that for Ukraine, there are only insufficient alternatives to the UN's defunct grain export corridor
  • Bureau Veritas upgrades financial forecast after stronger first half
    Hinda Gharbi-led group credits sustainability-related growth across all portfolios
  • US showers business on Schuyler and other US tanker owners
    Washington employs Jones-Act product tanker for up to five years and formally reveals partners under its Tanker Security Programme
  • Green Seas: How will the EU's upcoming carbon laws change shipping?
    Our environment newsletter explores mixed views with Emissions Trading System implementation just over five months away and FuelEU Maritime to follow
  • Comment: States should take clear stand against threats to shipping as Black Sea enters dark chapter
    Amid escalation fears in the waters off Ukraine, governments must remember that war has rules and their response matters
  • Death reported from fire on Shoei Kisen car carrier in the North Sea
    Fire could be related to a number electric or second hand cars onboard the vessel
  • GTT inches forward on liquid hydrogen tank for next generation carrier
    As Australia's Provaris starts tests on prototype compressed H2 containment system
  • War risk market holds fire on Black Sea rates in wake of threats to shipping
    No response yet as Ukraine and Russian governments threaten to target commercial shipping
  • Year-end targets in sight for Subsea 7 as it moves on from two ships
    Kristian Siem-backed outfit says it will surpass 2022 revenue as impairment charges drag on second quarter bottom line
  • Failure to launch: What next for bulker markets as Chinese economic growth disappoints?
    The world's biggest importer of dry bulk commodities pledged to up governmental support for its economy on Monday
  • Chemical tanker prospects remain strong as owners return to shipyards
    MSI says raft of new orders has continued in 2023 after impact of Russia's invasion of Ukraine boosts sector earnings
  • Keith Denholm leaves IMC Shipping and plans Europe move
    It's time to move closer to home, the Scotsman says after a combined 17 years in Singapore
  • Swiss trader Mercuria looks at doubling its money on sale of rare LR3 product tanker
    Even a slowly dying ship breed can yield amazing profit margins in today's tanker market
  • Socio-economic factors contributing to Singapore piracy surge, says ReCAAP
    The pandemic and lower fishing catches means more people are turning to robbery at sea
  • UK government offers credit guarantees to support shipbuilding sector
    Move is part of a £4bn package aimed at boosting employment in coastal communities
  • Seatrium a 'key beneficiary' of strengthening offshore market, says analyst
    Singapore yard group could be in line for another $7.5bn worth of floater contracts, according to UOB Kay Hian

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American Shipper web site
JULY 26, 2023
  • Cargo volumes a mixed bag for Gulf Coast ports in June
    Cargo volumes were a mixed bag for Gulf Coast ports in June, with Houston reporting container declines, while crude oil shipments boosted Corpus Christi.
  • Hawaiian Airlines preps for October start of Amazon cargo service
    Hawaiian Airlines is starting an in-house cargo airline that will fly dedicated routes for Amazon Air starting this fall.

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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
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in German ports increased by 5.2%
The overall volume of goods decreased by -1.1%
US Secretary to the Navy enthusiastic about the acquisition of Philly Shipyard by Hanwha
US Secretary to the Navy enthusiastic about the acquisition of Philly Shipyard by Hanwha
He is the first Korean shipbuilder to land on American shores and-he specified-I am sure it will not be the last
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)
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
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
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
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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
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
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
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.
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
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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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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
They rise to 88 the companies associated with Assiterminal
Membership of seven new companies
Brothers Cosulich acquired the genovese Slavetti Enzo
It operates in the field of production and sales of hardware products for the shipbuilding and nautical industry
Likely sinking of the renaissance Tutor attacked by the Houthis
Signaled the sighting at sea of debris and hydrocarbon chiaths
EU Council agrees to its position on new regulation on the European Maritime Safety Agency
Also adopted the general approach on the regulation on the use of the capacity of the railway infrastructure
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