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International Transport Journal web site
NOVEMBER 27, 2023
  • Hardware and software in azure skies
  • Ady Container partners with shipping companies
  • Low-carbon H2 plant for the Seine axis
  • Trains for grains and energy
  • Refinancing debt and investing in Italian airports
  • Ecology and AI take centre stage
  • A "stellar" acquisition in the Indian market
  • PNG's big day
  • Kenya Airways' first B737-800 freighter
  • An easy way to explore diverse transport options
  • ITG expands Austrian fashion network
  • New branch manager to drive Dutch development
  • Port of Lobito embraces the future
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • CBP knows: all that glitters isn't gold
  • Malaysia's east coast rail project goes ahead
  • UK hub for polymer distribution
  • Welfare boost for Indian maritime cadets

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The Loadstar web site
NOVEMBER 24, 2023
  • Shock as new Asia-N Europe FAK rate dwarfs weak spot market
  • Evacuations as burning sulphur spills from another US freight train derailment
  • Godlike Jacobs vs Magic Four et al - fortune favours the brave
  • MSC extends deadline on HHLA share offer in move for more control
  • ICS2 delay due to some EU member states not being ready for new regime
  • MSC slaps bumper surcharge on boxes through restricted Panama Canal
  • CMA CGM doubles-up on service for growing Africa trade
  • Global industrial action won't disrupt our Black Friday, says Amazon
  • Challenge Group looking for 'a US anchor' as it bets on freighters
  • Noatum Logistics appoints Wissam Madi to head airfreight
  • Is it the end of days for the global automotive supply chain?

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Marine Log web site
NOVEMBER 24, 2023
  • Box ship giant to trial VentoFoil "wind assistance in a box" solution
    Ocean Network Express (ONE), the ocean carrier established in 2017 by Japan's K-Line, MOL and NYK, is launch of a new trial aimed at unlocking the potential of wind assisted propulsion. Following

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Container News web site
NOVEMBER 24, 2023
  • Secure microservices architecture with K8s
    Why Kubernetes is an ideal orchestration platform to get the most out of microservices architecture
  • CN Photo Project: The Picture of the Week
    Container News wants to thank you all for your participation in the CN Photo Project . Among all the very beautiful photos we have received, the Container News team has chosen the following picture as "The Picture of the Week"! Title: Sailing in the wild sky sunrise - Photo taken by Henry Kadoch Be part of the CN Photo Project and stay tuned to see your photo posted on Container News as the next
  • Haropa Port and Verso Energy to develop low-carbon hydrogen production unit
    On 22 November, Haropa Port and Verso Energy, a renewable energy specialist, inked an agreement to establish an industrial unit to create low-carbon hydrogen and synthetic fuels in the Grand-Quevilly port region. The location will be near Grand-Quevilly, on the outskirts of Petit-Couronne, France on land owned by Haropa Port. This initiative will aid in the protection and strengthening of the loc
  • CMA CGM increases freight rates from Asia
    French ocean carrier CMA CGM has announced new Freight All Kinds (FAK) rates from Asia to North Europe, the Mediterranean and North Africa. The following increased rates will be effective from 15 December until further notice and will be applied to dry, out of gauge (OOG), paying empties and reefer cargo. 20'GP 40'GP/40'HC/40'REEFER Asia to North Europe US$1,100 US$2,000 North European ports incl
  • PUMA, new customer at Maersk warehouse in Croatia
    Maersk has announced the German multinational corporation that designs and manufactures athletic and casual footwear, apparel, and accessories PUMA is the second customer of its warehouse near Rijeka, Croatia. On Tuesday, 14 November, the local Maersk team inaugurated and successfully handled PUMA's first inbounds volumes through the company's dedicated warehouse in Croatia. Located less than 20
  • ABP CEO becomes new UK Major Ports Group chair
    The UK Major Ports Group (UKMPG) has announced that Henrik L. Pedersen, chief executive officer of Associated British Ports (ABP), will become its new chair. In his role at UKMPG, a trade association representing the voices of the UK's largest port operators, Henrik L. Pedersen will chair the Board of other member CEOs and provide strategic direction for the organisation as it champions the vital
  • Port of Gdansk completes construction of two storage and manoeuvring yards
    The construction of two storage and manoeuvring yards in the Inner Port has been completed, with a total area of approximately 20,000 m², as well as access roads, a railway track connector, and the necessary electrical, water and sewage, fire-fighting, and telecommunications infrastructure. All of the work has been done, and the grain warehouse acceptance procedure has commenced. Port of Gdansk A
  • Ex-Busan container rate index shows downward trends
    The KOBC Container Composite Index (KCCI) closed at 1,255 points on 20 November, according to Korea Ocean Business Corp. (KOBC). The index fell 0.55% from the previous week and has stayed on the decline for two back-to-back weeks. Freight rates for container exports from South Korea's Port of Busan went down 4.83% to US$1,814 per FEU to the US West Coast, down 1.03% to US$2,398 per FEU to the US
  • Filling larger ships is ZIM's challenge
    Israel-based ZIM Integrated Shipping Lines aims to fill its newbuildings that will replace expensive chartered tonnage with similarly expensive chartered ships, that are 50% larger vessels over the course of 2024. The company will see five vessels returned to owners this year and a further 34 going off-hire next year to be replaced by another 39 larger ships entering the fleet next year. ZIM EVP
  • Impala acquires HES Hartel Tank Terminal in Rotterdam
    Following an auction process, Impala Terminals Group, a multinational infrastructure and logistics firm, has agreed to buy HES Hartel Tank Terminal at the port of Rotterdam. Impala will provide an additional investment of around €90-100 million over the next two years to complete the terminal's construction, while the transaction is expected to be completed in the next days. The HES Hartel Tank T
  • PSA puts CrimsonLogic and GeTS under the same brand
    CrimsonLogic, a member of the PSA Group, has announced that from 1 January 2024, its wholly-owned subsidiary Global eTrade Services (GeTS) will operate under its brand. Established in 2016, GeTS has primarily focused on trade compliance services, offering customs clearance solutions such as "TradeWeb" for Singapore, Importer of Records, Business Process Outsourcing services, and a comprehensive s
  • HMM bid now down to two South Korean groups
    South Korea's Dongwon Group and Harim Group will be vying to take control of the country's flagship box line HMM. Dongwon, South Korea's largest fishing group, and Harim, parent of the country's largest dry bulk shipping business Pan Ocean, submitted their entries when the one-day tender closed at 5pm local time on 23 November. South Korean trading and logistics group LX International, which with
  • CMA CGM's Rodolphe Saadé invests in European AI research lab
    Kyutai, the first European private-initiative laboratory dedicated to open Artificial Intelligence research, was opened at Station F (Paris) in the presence of its scientific staff and three co-founders, Xavier Niel, Rodolphe Saadé, and Eric Schmidt. Kyutai is a non-profit laboratory committed only to open AI research. Its goal is to address the major issues of current AI, specifically by constru
  • Unifeeder launches new weekly container route connecting Copenhagen with three German ports
    Unifeeder has announced the launch of a new service connecting Copenhagen port in Denmark with three major German hub ports, Hamburg twice a week, Bremerhaven and Wilhelmshaven once a week. "The vast majority - currently close to 90% - of container goods arriving by ship to Zealand is handled by Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP). The additional weekly Unifeeder call will ensure even better connectivity

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Splash web site
NOVEMBER 24, 2023
  • Siem Offshore secures AHTS fixture in Australia
    Norway's Siem Offshore has signed a new contract for the anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel to operate for an oil major in Australia. The deal secures firm utilisation for about one year with a further six-month option attached. Dayrates have not been disclosed. The Siem Sapphire is currently located in Singapore and the delivery ...
  • Somali pirates make their first return in years
    Picarate activity has been flagged offshore Somalia after many years and commercial shipping has been advised to remain outside the country's territorial waters due to the risk of "opportunistic armed robbery". An Iranian-flagged fishing vessel, Almeraj 1, has been hijacked by an armed Somali clan militia offshore Eyl, with demands of $400,000 in ransom and ...
  • Chinese rotor sail installations progress
    A Chinese rotor sail solution has been installed on a pair of ships, the latest in a fast growing array of wind propulsion options for shipowners and charterers to consider. Dealfeng New Energy Technology's rotor sails have been installed on a 5,000 dwt ship belonging to local owner Haiyue. The 16 m high sails are ...
  • Siem Offshore lines up long-term extensions for well intervention vessels at bumper rate
    Norwegian offshore vessel operator Siem Offshore has potentially lined up long-term extension deals for two well intervention units. The Cayman Islands-incorporated firm with its main offices in Kristiansand, Norway has inked a letter of intent with Houston-based offshore energy services company Helix Energy Solution for charter extension on the 2016-built Siem Helix 1 and Siem ...
  • Golden Ocean flips supramax
    Golden Ocean Group has revealed a deal to sell its only supramax. The John Fredriksen-backed dry bulk player said in its third-quarter earnings report that it picked up a chartered-in vessel and then sold it for $21.6m. Industry databases show the 2015-built 58,100 dwt has been on a long-term charter from Doun Kisen of Japan. ...
  • Danelec buys Nautilus Labs
    A swathe of maritime tech specialists are looking for new work following the acquisition of New York-based Nautilus Labs by Denmark's Danelec. Many staff at Nautilus Labs, a voyage optimisation specialist, were laid off last week with news filtering in today that Danelec has bought the company for an unspecified price. Danelec is best known ...
  • IMO annual budget set to top £40m for the first time
    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Assembly, the United Nations affiliate's highest governing body, is due to meet next week with a packed schedule. The assembly consists of all member states and meets every two years at IMO's London headquarters to thrash out upcoming work programmes, budgets as well as electing the IMO Council. Outgoing IMO ...
  • Shearwater links up with Petrobras to reshape Brazilian seismic exploration and field developments
    Shearwater GeoServices and Brazilian national oil company Petrobras have entered into a collaborative technology agreement aimed at reshaping seismic exploration and field developments offshore Brazil. "This project aims to accelerate the exploration and development of the Brazilian fields, leveraging increased operational efficiency, innovative geophysical improvements and better control of
  • Awilco Drilling triumphs in second rig dispute with Keppel FELS
    Awilco Drilling has been successful in the second of two arbitration cases against Singapore's Keppel FELS over cancelled drilling rigs. The legal dispute arose from the termination of fabrication contracts for the Nordic Winter and Nordic Spring semisubs due to alleged breaches of contract. The Eric Jacobs-led firm became rig-less following the sale of its ...
  • Egyptian line makes rare resale move
    Egypt's National Navigation Company (NNC) has been revealed as the taker of a newbuilding that Croatia's Atlantska Plovidba sold earlier this month. A filing revealed that the European owner had offloaded a kamsarmax newbuilding with delivery in the first quarter of 2024. The 82,000 dwt ship named Aplovrijenac is one of four bulkers it has on ...
  • Just two bidders left in race to take over HMM
    Widespread reports in South Korea suggest the battle to take over HMM, the country's flagship line, now has just two parties interested with logistics group LX Group dropping out of the race. HMM's creditors, including state-run Korea Development Bank and Korea Ocean Business Corp, have put up for sale a stake of about 58% in ...
  • Sven Zaadnoordijk appointed new CEO of Radio Holland
    Radio Holland Group has appointed Sven Zaadnoordijk as its new chief executive officer, replacing Kees-Jan Mes effective from January 1. Zaadnoordijk steps up from the role of CCO, having joined the group in 2012 and spending most of his time with the company in Asia. Outgoing CEO Mes commented: "During the strategic development phase back ...
  • How to attract the brightest and the best in Hong Kong
    The final installment from our brand new magazine being widely distributed across Hong Kong Maritime Week. Like many other maritime centres worldwide, Hong Kong faces a 'war' for talent, especially as its existing pool of expertise is not expanding at a fast enough rate. It must therefore look to grow its own domestic workforce equipped ...
  • The Caravel Group: Cocktails mixed to celebrate 10th anniversary
    One of the social highlights of Hong Kong Maritime Week takes place tonight at the Four Seasons Hotel with the annual cocktails of The Caravel Group, which this year are also a moment to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the company's founding by one of the city's most famous names in shipping and commodities, Harry ...

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Lloyd's List web site
NOVEMBER 24, 2023
  • Attica and Anek shareholders approve merger
    Attica's plans for incoming eight ships include installation of scrubbers on two Anek vessels
  • Caspian fleet grows to accommodate Russia's growing North-South transport corridor trade
    Over 50 more general cargoships, most Russia-flagged, were trading in the Caspian during the summer months
  • Aegean Shipping books two ice-class LR2s at Cosco Yangzhou
    Product tanker brace will joint Aegean's 'Green Fleet' comprising nine tankers and six bulkers on the water
  • Danish Ship Finance floats voyage performance index
    Danish Ship Finance suggests a voyage performance index would prepare shipping for a more expensive future, as it would reward...
  • Call for port authorities to support grid upgrades
    Electrifying container handling equipment is an easy win for decarbonising terminals. But it requires upgrades to supply networks that can...
  • Geopolitics and dark shipping to dominate IMO assembly
    Assembly to debate a resolution to address the dangerous and illegal shipping practices of a dark fleet of sanctions-circumventing tankers...
  • Türkiye, Romania and Bulgaria working to counter Black Sea mine threat
    Five merchant vessels have been damaged by a sea mine or been in the vicinity at the time of an...
  • Shipping's carbon challenge is a case of economic Darwinism
    The EU Emissions Trading System is going to be difficult and expensive for shipping. It is without doubt flawed and...
  • China floats idea of mega port to rival Singapore
    Multi-billion dollar project, including up to 50m teu of container capacity, envisaged as a strategic move to strengthen trade in...
  • Singapore launches first fully electric cargo vessel
    The vessel can cut operational costs by up to 50% compared with conventional vessels when factoring in energy efficiency and...
  • Container freight rates remain weak
    Carriers' efforts to reduce capacity are not showing significant rate rises. Hopes for a successful final GRI in December are...
  • Danish tech firm Danelec buys cash-strapped AI innovator Nautilus Labs
    After burning through $48m of Microsoft funding, the innovative AI platform developed by New York tech firm Nautilus Labs has...
  • Daily Briefing
    Industry anxiety grows as EU ETS draws near | EU makes final ETS clarifications ahead of implementation | Euronav charts...

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TradeWinds web site
NOVEMBER 24, 2023
  • Has Christmas come early? Capesize spot market sees biggest one-day index rise in two years
    Tighter vessel supply-demand dynamics, especially in the Atlantic, have driven a rapid rise in spot rates
  • VLGCs give up on Panama Canal as journey times stretch by half
    Nearly all large gas carriers are rerouting due to congestion at key waterway
  • Carnival denies UK 'fire and re-hire' plan and pledges to work with Nautilus union
    Joint statement removes threat of redundancies from 919 workers
  • Editor's selection: Saverys cement Euronav takeover, shipping sucked into Gaza War, and is the VLGC dead? ... Long live the VLAC!
    TradeWinds looks back at some of the leading stories making news this week
  • Confirmed death toll rises from Turkish Black Sea shipwreck
    No survivors have been found so far
  • Atlas suezmax orderbook at DH Shipbuilding climbs to six ships
    Greek owner beefs up his newbuilding programme with South Korean yard by two more units
  • Trafigura venture to pump at least $100m into new Rotterdam VLCC terminal
    Impala Terminals buys insolvent HES Hartel site at auction
  • Container lines to bear brunt of $7bn European emissions scheme cost
    More than one-quarter of emissions allowances will be paid by the liner sector, but how?
  • Aponte's MSC fixes $345m loan to help refinancing efforts at shipowner Moby
    Shareholder financing will allow ropax group to repay other debt
  • Torm buys again as it takes back MR tankers from Japanese owners
    Sale-and-purchase spree goes on as more sold tankers are also named
  • Two bidders left standing in battle to take over huge $8.5bn HMM fleet
    South Korean media report privatisation has narrowed to a fight between Dongwon and Harim group
  • Regional Container Lines profits plunge 90% in 'challenging circumstances'
    Intra-Asian feeder operator sells older vessels as freight rates fall further
  • Green Seas: Is EU emissions trading ready for shipping - and vice versa?
    Newsletter on the environment and the business of the ocean highlights the questions raised by TradeWinds Business Focus on carbon markets
  • Maersk shuts down Syrian operations due to sanctions challenge
    Line says business activity has become too restricted
  • Tonnage provider Seaspan dodges boxship sector implosion
    Long-term charters are protecting giant tonnage provider from slump in rates, so far
  • Terminal puzzle: Focus turns on ports as shipping looks to optimisation to cut emissions
    Cargill Ocean global operations director says data transparency and standardisation are key to unlocking reductions
  • European Energy looks to expand green e-fuels footprint to Brazil
    Danish company says tie-up represents a significant stride towards the development of green e-fuels in the region
  • Torm buys again as it takes back MR tankers from Japanese leasing companies
    Sale-and-purchase spree goes on as more sold tankers are also named
  • Galaxy Leader owner and manager say crew welfare is priority as they seek the vessel's release
    Ray Car Carriers and Stamco exploring all possible channels to ensure seafarers' safe return
  • Russia rails against political retaliation at IMO
    Assembly is set for vote that could remove Russia from key body
  • 'Remarkable accomplishment': Teco 2030 hails first zero-emission power from hydrogen fuel cell
    Norwegian company moving towards first ship installation as early as next year
  • Gallagher puts P&I market in perspective in YouTube video
    Insurance broker discusses the need for clubs to give back underwriting authority to regional outposts
  • Crew rescued from partially capsized cargo ship that grounded off Philippines
    Oil sheen contained by booms
  • Egypt's National Navigation resumes buys after 17-month pause
    State-owned dry cargo player steps up fleet renewal in $38m kamsarmax resale deal with Atlantska Plovidba
  • VLGC owners give up on Panama Canal as journey times stretch by half
    Nearly all large gas carriers are rerouting due to congestion at key waterway
  • Two bidders left standing in battle to take over huge $8.5bn HMM fleet
    South Korean media report privatisation has narrowed to a fight between Dongwon and Harim group
  • Capital Gas nets term business for latest LNG carrier secondhand buy
    Greek shipowner has fixed out all its three steam turbine vessels
  • Insurer Canopius lifts the lid on shipping's growing war risks
    Survey shows geopolitical issues are top of list of the marine insurance industry's current and future concerns
  • Danelec snaps up Nautilus Labs in move to marry optimisation software with onboard tech
    Sale to Danish company emerges after several employees say they were let go by US-based digital technology firm
  • Angad Banga steps up to lead Hong Kong Shipowners Association
    Swire Shipping's Richard Hext installed as deputy chairman at one of the world's largest shipowner trade bodies
  • Ocean Yield not worried about container ship charter risk as first newbuild delivered
    Sale and leaseback company says operators have strong cash positions despite sector slump
  • Union accuses Carnival UK of threat to fire and rehire over 900 crew
    Nautilus says proposals could lead to some losing up to 20% of their annual take-home pay

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American Shipper web site
NOVEMBER 24, 2023
  • 'Dire' scenario for shipping lines more likely as spot rates fall back
    Time is running out for container lines as contract rate renewal season nears and spot rates fail to recover.

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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.
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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%
In the first half of 2024 the container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -5.4%
Hong Kong
In the second quarter, the decline was -7.5% percent.
Renewed the five-year agreement between Honored Shipowners and IMAT for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Saipem to win two offshore projects in Saudi Arabia
New assets worth about 500 million
The work on the realisation of the new entrance to the port of Augusta has been carried out.
Di Sarcina : Strategic work also in light of the recent transfer of container traffic from Catania
Strong demand for containers is reflected on the profits of the CIMC
Hong Kong
Recorded a significant increase in dry box sales
ALS Customs Services has acquired the Italian Battaglino Customs Services
The Milan firm has 79 employees
Approved the 2023 budget of Interporto Campano
Confirmed Alfredo Gaetani (President) and Claudio Ricci (Managing Director)
Saipem, commits for offshore activities in Azerbaijan
In programme activity in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea
The Danish group SGL buys Brazilian Blu Logistics Brasil
Agreement to acquire the entire share capital
99.2% million of Fincantieri's 400 million capital increase subscribed to
Majority shareholder CDP Equity has subscribed to new shares worth 285.8 million euros.
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
At The Spice Container Terminal start the scallops of the 21,000-teu container ships of OOCL
The Spezia
Inaugurated the Onshore Power Supply plant of the port of Valletta
Floriana / Geneva
Every Wednesday "MSC World Europa" will connect to the electric grid of the stopover
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PSA, measures to mitigate congestion in the port of Singapore are having success
In recent months, it has increased, among other things, the need to handle containers several times.
Presented the XII National Report on the Economy of the Sea
The sector generates a direct added value of 64.6 billion euros.
Set up in the construction site of Ancona the construction of the extra-aluminum cruise ship Four Seasons I
Fincantieri will deliver it by the end of 2025
Hapag-Lloyd announces preliminary results of first semester
The company believes that the second half of 2024 will be better than previous expectations.
In May the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -3.0%
The month of June is expected to decline by -3.3% percent.
The economic-financial analysis of Fedespedi of containerized shipping companies
Laying of the keel of the new ultra-luxury megayacht destined for Aman at Sea
Ceremony in the construction site of St. George of Nogaro of T. Mariotti
Danaos confirms order in China for five new container ships
Four will have a capacity of 9,200 teu and one of 8,258 teu
In Barcelona the first container terminal in the Mediterranean with electrified quay
On Friday the inauguration of the Onshore Power Supply plant in Hutchison Ports BEST
The revenue growth of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming continues
Taipei / Keelung
YML orders 9,100 new containers
Inaugurated in Gioia Tauro the quay that will host the pole of naval reparations
Joy Tauro
Agostinelli : This year the container traffic in port will challenge the four million teu
Chinese group Hengli will build a shipyard on the island of Changxing
Investment of the value of 1.3 billion
SFL Corporation renews with Maersk the rental of four container ships
The capacity of ships will be high from 8,700 to 9,500 teu
Prysmian, record of installation of a cable in ultra-deep waters
Test for installation at -2,150 meters
Germany's Rhenus has acquired 15% percent of France's C Chez Vous
Is specialized in the delivery of goods weighing more than 30 kilograms
Astilleros Armon delivered the dual-fuel ferry Margarita Salas to Baleària
Can be powered to liquefied natural gas
Brothers Cosulich orders two new chemical bunkering tankers
They will be taken in delivery in the first semester of 2026
Lineage buys the abruzzese supplier of Eurofrigor refrigerated warehouses
Manages a refrigerated cell structure of more than 24,000 square meters in Controwar
Fincantieri vara to Ancona the cruise ship Viking Vesta
Los Angeles
In mid-2025 it will be delivered to American Viking
At the end the constructive phase of the port of Porto Torres
Entrusted to a Technical Advisory Panel on the issue of the greatest costs of opera
In China, the keel of the new ro-pax has been laid down. GNV Virgo
It will be the first ship of GNV's fleet to be powered by liquefied natural gas
In Genoa, the World Day of Ausile Navigation
On August 22, IALA will assume the legal status of intergovernmental organisation
SFL Corporation orders the construction of five container ships from 16,800 teu
Commits the value of a billion dollars to New Times Shipbuilding
In 2023, Fratelli Cosulich recorded financial performance second only to those records of 2022
OMT (Accelleron) acquires the OMC2
The Company manufactures high precision fuel injectors for marine, stationary and rail engines
Italian Ports:
Ancona Genoa Ravenna
Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
Italian Interports: list World Ports: map
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
On July 17, the public assembly in Assiterminal will be held in Rome.
Messina (Assshipowners) : with the renewal of the Ccnl of the shipowner industry valid responses to the needs of workers
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
››› Meetings File
Samsung, HMM clash in US over shipping rates
(The Korea Times)
Houthis Mount Biggest Month of Attacks on Ships This Year
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Stefano Messina
Roma, 2 luglio 2024
››› File
Last year, freight traffic in Dutch ports fell by -7.6% percent.
The Hague
Reduction of volumes in all major merceological compartments
Chantier Naval de Marseille will retrofit two other cruise ships of AIDA Cruises
They are part of the class "Sphinx"
Genovese De Wave has acquired Inoxking
The Company manufactures steel furniture and refrigeration systems for the maritime industry
The downturn of container traffic in the port of Piraeus continues
Hong Kong
Overall, the volumes handled by the COSCO Shipping Ports network have been increased.
MSC gets 97.71% of the capital of Gram Car Carriers
In the coming days the acquisition of the remaining shares
Hapag-Lloyd reiterates its own terminalist division
A Hanseatic Global Terminals make 20 container terminals in 11 nations
ADNOC Logistics & Services orders in Korea 8-10 new liquefied natural gas vessels
Abu Dhabi
They will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean
Kombiverkehr is alarmed at the reduction of DB Cargo services for intermodal transport
Frankfurt am Main
The company is looking for alternative partners
Fincantieri will build a fourth NFS submarine for the Italian Navy Navy
Commits of the value of 500 million euros
MSC ready to acquire 15% of ADR in Genoa Airport
The shipowner group has submitted a binding proposal to buy
Four major critical areas in view of the entry into force of the FuelEU Maritime Regulation
Workshop on the theme of the Young Group of Confitweapon
Technical Varo of the second of the four GNV ro-pax ships under construction in China
The "GNV Orion", of 52,000 tons tsl, will be taken over in the summer of 2025
Assshipowners have strengthened their structure
Insertion into the organic of Simone Parizzi, Mattia Canevari and Cesare Crocini
Japan's MOL acquires 25% of the logistics company Tanzaniana Alistair Group
Port of Ravenna, over four million euros destined for new mediums of less environmental impact
A ban on the replacement of the means currently operating in the quay
Rosetti Marino, new committed for offshore EPC activities worth more than 400 million euros
It envisages the realization of the topside of the gas production platform that will be installed off the coast of Libya
They return to grow the revenues of the FedEx express courier
In the coming months, a continuation of the current positive trend is expected.
Assagents analyzes the impact on maritime traffic of the geopolitical crises in place
On July 9 Adria Ferries will inaugurate a new ferry line between Italy and Montenegro
Biweekly service between the ports of Ancona and Bar
State Railways and Eni continue cooperation in the field of alternative fuels
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will have 72% of the capital of Gearbulk
You will acquire an additional 23% held by Halberton Holding (Jebsen family)
The Young Shipowners Group of Confitarma launches the website ItalianSeafarers
Presented the training opportunities offered by the companies and the ITS foundations
In 2023, passengers on MSC Crusere ships nearly doubled.
The Explora Journeys business also started in August.
EQT Infrastructure VI fund buys Constellation Cold Logistics
Stockholm / London
Owns and operates 26 refrigerated warehouses in Western Europe and Scandinavia
UPS sells logistics company Coyote Logistics to RXO for more than a billion dollars
Charlotte / Atlanta
In 2023 the asset ceded generated a turnover of 3.2 billion
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
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