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November 29, 2023

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Exim India web site
NOVEMBER 29, 2023
  • South East Air Cargo Conclave & ACE Awards 2023 to be an elevating experience on Dec. 7 in Chennai
  • Worldtron Logistics opens own branch office in Mumbai
  • Engg exports to US, S. Arabia, UAE increase
  • India's GDP seen up in FY24
  • Increase in permissible draught at New Mangalore Port
  • CMA CGM to launch Asia Subcontinent 2 Express (AS2) service connecting Asia with the Indian Subcontinent
  • President of India inaugurates CONCOR MMLP, Paradip
  • Adani Logistics ICD begins operations at Borkhedi, Nagpur
  • RCL reports net profit gain in Q3 2023
  • Relatively stable air freight market seen in 2024
  • Blue Dart & India Post forge strategic partnership for enhanced services

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International Transport Journal web site
NOVEMBER 29, 2023
  • Inland sustainability
  • Rerouting cargo in Central Asia
  • From A.P. Moller - Maersk to Postnord
  • Haeco to support Nippon Cargo Express
  • "Logistician of the Year" expands in France
  • Rhino Express bolsters Scottish network
  • New direct USA-India link
  • Looking for very big gifts, anyone?
  • Hamburg's electric move
  • Adam Motsinger wins environmental excellence award
  • Helping Hong Kong's healthcare logistics
  • Designing trucks for agriculture
  • Menzies augments cargo business at Heathrow
  • Atlas Air Worldwide promotes Artem Gonopolskiy
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Basque Rail Network to get modern ERTMS
  • ZIM prioritises safety
  • Supply chains: overlooked and underestimated
  • "Flight 100" from London to New York

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The Loadstar web site
NOVEMBER 28, 2023
  • Fleet-heavy ocean carriers also stuck with too many containers
  • Maersk diverts two vessels from Middle East region over attack fears
  • Analysis: Deutsche Bahn's Schenker disposal - well, what disposal?
  • General airfreight in the doldrums - but charters are soaring
  • Now Korean seafarers try to stop HMM sale: 'don't forget Hanjin'
  • Maersk sells 10.2% holding in Höegh Autoliners - to buy its own PCTCs?
  • Cyber-attack has left employees vulnerable, admits DP World Australia
  • Maersk trials Bournemouth amid cargo boost for UK regional airports
  • Book review: The Death of Globalization, by John Manners-Bell

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Marine Log web site
NOVEMBER 28, 2023
  • WETA partners with Wärtsilä on ferry fleet electrification
    San Francisco's Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), the operator of the San Francisco Bay Ferry system, has signed a strategic partnership agreement that will see Wärtsilä provide its fleet electrification and systems
  • New Panama Canal hybrid tractor tugs will have Wabtec engines
    Pittsburgh-headquartered Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) and its Latin American channel partner, Marinsa International, have recently signed a contract to supply the primary power for 10 new hybrid tractor tugboats being built for
  • Pentagon: Central Park hijackers were Somalis
    While all the circumstances surrounding the recent attempted hijacking of the Zodiac Maritime tanker Central Park indicated that the Iranian-backed, Yemen-based Houthis were involved, it seems they likely were involved only to

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Container News web site
NOVEMBER 28, 2023
  • Unlocking the Mysteries of Shipping Costs with a High-tech Calculator
    Every shipping transaction echoes the complex symphony of international commerce, connecting businesses and consumers across the globe. Amidst this intricate network, one question consistently surfaces in the planners' banter-how much will it cost to ship? Striking a harmonious balance between efficient service and cost-effectiveness demands a keen understanding of DHL international shipping rate
  • Port of Rotterdam appoints new representative in North Rhine-Westphalia
    Ulrich Reuter will represent the Port of Rotterdam in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia from 1 December, succeeding Wolfgang Hönemann who retired after five years in that position. The Port of Rotterdam Authority has agreements with several ports in North Rhine-Westphalia on optimising logistics connections, digitalisation and energy transition. Reuter has a background in publishing and
  • PIL extends intermodal service arm solutions to newer Asian markets
    Singapore-based liner Pacific International Lines (PIL) is consolidating its intermodal offerings to drive integrator goals. PIL Intermodal Services has now extended its presence to Indonesia, Myanmar and Pakistan. The logistics arm provides truck, train and barge solutions to complement the carrier's port-to-port shipping networks. The predominant Asian liner already has an intermodal footprint
  • Ocean carrier financial figures drop to pre-Covid levels, Sea-Intelligence reports
    All major shipping lines that report on their financial figures have recorded sharp year-over-year revenue drops in the third quarter of 2023, according to the latest Sea-Intelligence analysis. With the smallest contraction being -51.8%, it does sound alarming, but at the same time, we have to remember that the Y/Y comparison is against a period of high rates. "To counter this volatility, we inst
  • Bolloré Logistics launches biofuel solution for ocean shipments
    Bolloré Logistics launches SEAalternative, an offer to reduce carbon impact of ocean shipments thanks to the use of biofuel, aiming to meet International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations for a 70% reduction in ocean freight CO2e emissions in 2050 compared to 2008. Previously available through two carriers, the SEAalternative solution is now available on any trade lanes and any carriers for
  • Evergreen splashes out over US$222 million on containers and reefer equipment
    Taiwanese mainline operator Evergreen Marine Corporation will spend more than US$222 million on more equipment. In a filing to the Taiwan Stock Exchange on 27 November, Evergreen said it will buy 60,000 dry containers, 7,000 reefer containers, 7,000 reefer generators, and 800 special containers. The company said it needs to replace older boxes and meet growing demand to ship refrigerated and froz
  • AD Ports expands shipping operations in Kazakhstan with new oil tankers
    AD Ports Group, in collaboration with KazMorTransFlot (KMTF), Kazakhstan's national shipping company, fully-owned by the national Kazakhstan oil company KazMunayGas (KMG), has announced the acquisition and commencement of operations of two state-of-the-art vessels designed for the transportation of Kazakhstan's oil across the Caspian Sea. A naming ceremony took place in Aktau, Kazakhstan, attende
  • Boxships now hit by Panama Canal crossing restrictions
    Container ships are now being held up in the Panama Canal as the number of transit slots for such vessels will be reduced from 1 January 2024, according to Linerlytica's report. Linerlytica noted that congestion at the Panama Canal is starting to build up with 22 container ships waiting at the end of last week, of which 14 are neo-panamax vessels. Several carriers have already announced new fees
  • HHLA's AGV fleet switches from fossil fuels to battery power
    The automated guided vehicle (AGV) fleet at Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG's (HHLA) Container Terminal Altenwerder (CTA) in Hamburg is now totally battery-powered. German port and terminal operator HHLA has taken another step in progressively replacing vehicles that operate on fossil fuels with battery-powered alternatives. CTA will decommission the final diesel-powered container transporter (au
  • CMA CGM to commence new service connecting Asia with Indian Subcontinent
    French container line CMA CGM will launch a new Asia Subcontinent Express 2 (AS2) service in the next month. The new weekly service will connect major Asian ports with the Indian Subcontinent and will commence on 3 December from the port of Shanghai. The port rotation of the new service will be Shanghai (China) - Ningbo (China) - Shekou (China) - Singapore - Colombo (Sri Lanka) - Mundra (India) -
  • Arkona Allied Container confirms new project for methanol boxship construction
    Hamburg-based chartering joint venture Arkona Allied Container (AAC) has confirmed it has initiated the construction of 10 new container vessels under the new "Enviro Feeder" design. The vessels are expected to have low bunker consumption and will be fitted for 45'Foot Container / Land Power / Methanol ready and/or CO2 capture. AAC said the "Enviro Feeder" project has been developed in close coop
  • Maersk sells remaining shares in Norway's Hoegh Autoliners
    Danish shipping company AP Moller-Maersk has sold 20 million shares in Norway's Hoegh Autoliners, cutting its holding to zero, according to a stock exchange filing. The sale at a price of 90 Norwegian crowns (US$8.43) per share represented approximately 10.48% of the share capital and votes in Hoegh Autoliners, said the Norwegian RoRo transportation service provider. Therefore, Maersk sold all of
  • Maersk adds Karachi call to FI3 service
    Maersk has decided to add a Karachi call to its FI3 service rotation aiming to provide its customers with faster connectivity between the Far East Asian markets and Pakistan. Therefore, the Danish ocean carrier welcomed the 6,690 TEU container ship Maersk Karachi at the South Asia Pakistan Terminals (SAPT) for the first time on the recently updated FI3 service today (28 November). According to th
  • IRENA, DP World partner to develop decarbonisation solutions
    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has signed a collaboration agreement with DP World, a worldwide supply chain solution provider. The two parties will work together to decarbonise the shipping and port sectors, align present infrastructure, logistics, and operations with the demands of the energy transition, and increase the use of renewable fuels and electrification. The agreemen

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Splash web site
NOVEMBER 28, 2023
  • Shipping's upcoming dot-com bubble
    Giampiero Soncini, managing director of Oceanly, is a seasoned maritime IT salesperson. Writing for Splash today he warns of clear similarities between today's shipping tech scene and the dot-com bubble at the start of the century. In 1998 and 1999, at the onset of what became known as the dot.com bubble an incredible frenzy caught ...
  • Castor Maritime sells bulker after first sale fell through
    Cyprus-based bulker and boxship owner Castor Maritime has sold its 2005-built, 76,600 dwt panamax bulk carrier Magic Moon. The Nasdaq-listed firm said that the sale was agreed earlier this month with an unaffiliated third party for a price of $11.8m. The vessel is expected to be delivered to its new owner by the end of ...
  • Atlas Maritime bolsters suezmax tanker orderbook in South Korea
    Greece's Atlas Maritime has added to its orderbook of suezmax tankers in South Korea. The Leon Patitsas-led company has returned to DH Shipbuilding for two more 158,000 dwt ships, after booking four scrubber-fitted units earlier this year. The first four ships came at around $84m each with delivery in 2025 and 2026. Financial terms and ...
  • Aegean Shipping orders its first LR2 ice-class newbuilds
    Greek owner Aegean Shipping Management has returned to Chinese shipyard COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry Yangzhou to build its first LR2 ice-class tankers. The Piraeus-based firm said it has signed up for two product carriers that will comply with the third-stage requirements of the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) and adopt the most modern, high-quality, and ...
  • Pyxis Tankers expands bulker fleet with kamsarmax buy
    Greek owner Pyxis Tankers has entered into a definitive agreement with an unaffiliated third party to purchase a 2015-built, 82,013 dwt dry bulk vessel. The kamsarmax, built by Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding and fitted with a ballast water treatment system and scrubber, has a purchase price of $26.6m. Pyxis didn't reveal the name of the ...
  • McDermott given green light for work on Shell's gas field off Trinidad
    US subsea and deepwater engineering and construction player McDermott has received a limited notice to proceed with an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) contract from Shell for the Manatee gas field development project, located off the east coast of Trinidad and Tobago. Subject to Shell taking a final investment decision, the Manatee project scope ...
  • Solstad Offshore bags double fixture in Australia
    Norway's Solstad Offshore has been awarded new contracts in Australia for two of its vessels. The 2009-built construction support vessel Normand Australis, has been fixed to an unnamed subsea contractor for a minimum of 150 days, with options to extend. The contract will start in the fourth quarter of 2023. In addition, the 2014-built large ...
  • SeaMar seals new DSV charter deal with Neptune
    Dutch offshore vessel owner SeaMar has clinched a new one-year charter deal with Neptune Energy Netherlands (Neptune) for the 1986-built dive support vessel (DSV) . The Gibraltar-flagged ship has been supporting Neptune with inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) campaigns in the southern sector of the North Sea on the Dutch continental shelf. In March 2019, ...
  • Velesto scores $76m jackup rig extension with Carigali Hess
    Offshore drilling unit of Malaysia's Velesto Energy has secured a contract extension with Carigali Hess for the provision of jackup drilling rig. The contract, valued at around $74m, will see Velesto support Carigali Hess' drilling campaign for about 18 months. The 2015-built rig will be utilised for work, starting in April 2024. Carigali Hess is ...
  • Seadrill clinches deals for drillship pair in US Gulf
    Offshore driller Seadrill has added to its backlog with new deals for two drillships in the US Gulf of Mexico. The New York and Oslo-listed company has secured a contract extension worth around $76m with LLOG Exploration Offshore for its 2014-built floater West Neptune. The extension will directly continue the existing contract, keeping the rig ...
  • CMB's Windcat takes CSOV orderbook to five ships
    Crew transfer vessel operator Windcat, part of Antwerp-based shipping and logistics group Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB), has returned to Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards with an order for two more hydrogen-powered commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs). The order increases Windcat's CSOV fleet to a total of five vessels, leaving the option of acquiring a sixth vessel. ...
  • Search continues for 12 missing from sunken ship off Greece as new details emerge
    New details are emerging regarding the cargo ship Raptor that sank off the Greek island of Lesbos on Sunday. The known facts so far are that the Comoros-flagged ship carrying salt to Istanbul with 14 crew on board sank some 4.5 nautical miles southwest of Lesbos. One person has died, one has been rescued and ...
  • 'No one has caused greater harm to free navigation than Russia': Zelensky addresses the IMO Assembly
    Addressing the the 33rd Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) yesterday via video link, Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky described the blows to freedom of navigation in the Black Sea over the past 21 months as the worst since the Second World War. Zelensky called on member states to help protect the shipping corridor his ...
  • Red Sea danger sees Israel-linked ships steer clear
    More Israeli-linked ships, including those operated by ZIM, the world's 10th largest liner, are diverting, avoiding new hot spots around the Red Sea and the Horn of Africa in the wake of a series of attacks. Israel's 52-day war with Hamas spilled out into the high seas nine days ago when a ship belonging to ...
  • NOV launches new floating wind installation vessel design
    Offshore equipment and technology provider NOV has revealed its Enhydra floating wind installation vessel (FWIV) concept. The FWIV is the next design in GustoMSC's Enhydra offshore wind support vessel series, and its design characteristics resemble the FWIV's namesake - the sea otter. This FWIV concept is a result of a collaboration between NOV's Marine and ...
  • Dolphin Drilling wins work for Borgland Dolphin off UK
    Offshore driller Dolphin Drilling has won a contract for the semi-submersible drilling rig from EnQuest in the UK. The contract includes a firm 137-day drilling programme and includes a contribution for the reactivation of the Borgland Dolphin. EnQuest has a further option, to be confirmed within 90 days of contract signing, to extend for a ...
  • New Zealand ranks bottom in new containership emissions study
    New Zealand's reputation as a clean and green country has taken a hit in a new report on global container vessel emissions; the country a victim of its distance from the main tradelanes where larger, more efficient ships work. The study carried out by tech firm VesselBot analysed emissions by country of departure from January ...
  • Maersk cashes out of Hoegh Autoliners
    AP Moller-Maersk has cashed out of its position as the second largest shareholder in Hoegh Autoliners. The Danish liner giant has sold its 20m shares in the Scandinavian car carrier company for NOK1.8bn ($169m). The shares, which were sold at NOK90 each, accounted for 10.5% ownership and voting rights in the Oslo-listed company. Maersk has ...
  • Japan celebrates delivery of a liquefied CO2 carrier
    The Shimonoseki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries today handed over a new type of ship for Japanese shipbuilders, a liquefied CO2 carrier, which will serve as a demonstration test ship for a seaborne trade many are predicting will bubble up in the years to come. With government backing, the Excool was christened today and handed ...
  • Words matter: Net is not zero
    Madadh MacLaine, secretary-general of the Zero Emissions Ship Technology Association, is a fan of our lead columnist. Here, she dives into the unacceptable wiggle room some environmental terminology can give our industry. Andrew Craig-Bennett calling out the word net in relation to zero is spot on. Net zero is a cop out. It's a buzz ...

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Lloyd's List web site
NOVEMBER 28, 2023
  • Pyxis Tankers makes another bulker move with kasmarmax acquisition from Safe Bulkers
    Pyxis Tankers has agreed to acquire a 2015-built kasmarmax from Safe Bulkers. It is the tanker owner' second dry bulk...
  • Ghost of bankrupt US retailer comes to haunt MSC in gargantuan FMC complaint
    Bankrupt US home goods retailer Bed Bath and Beyond has filed an FMC complaint against Swiss liner MSC alleging exploitative...
  • Maersk diverts Israel-linked vessels from high-risk area
    A string of recent attacks on vessels linked to Israeli interests have seen at least two carriers divert away from...
  • Carrier ETS surcharges should converge
    There is still a wide disparity in the prices being indicated for the initial quarter of ETS implementation. But some...
  • White House announces new actions to strengthen supply chains
    The White House has unveiled new measures it says will strengthen US supply chains
  • Underwriters fear aggregation loss on Israeli ships
    War risk premiums for Red Sea transits are only moderately higher since the start of Gaza fighting, but could rise...
  • South Korea to boost presence in green and autonomous vessels
    Japan and China also have plans for autonomous vessels with test voyages underway
  • Overcapacity hits equipment sector as market slows
    Carriers boosted their container fleets to deal with congestion-driven shortages. But as the market has normalised there is now excess...
  • Maersk sells entire Höegh Autoliners shareholding at height of vehicle carrier market
    Exit from Höegh Autoliners comes 15 years after Maersk transferred its 12-strong vehicle carrier fleet to Oslo-based pure car and...
  • Saverys: Blue ammonia could ramp up fuel supplies
    Alexander Saverys said making 'blue' ammonia, with carbon capture, could help ramp up early supplies, as the industry looks to...
  • Zim to alter routes amid threat to Israel-linked vessels
    Israeli carrier Zim is rerouting some vessels in light of 'the threat to safe transit of global trade in the...
  • Daily Briefing
    Israel-linked shipping re-routes as Yemen threat escalates | Israeli shipowners set to pay more for Red Sea war risk cover...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
NOVEMBER 28, 2023
  • End of EU block exemption a 'missed opportunity' for regulators: ITF's Merk
    European regulators have never had enough information to effectively monitor the container shipping industry since the consortia block exemption rule was introduced in 2009, according to Olaf Merk.
  • Busy intra-Asia market bucks trend in driving container demand growth: analyst
    The intra-Asian region is expected to be a hotbed of mergers and acquisitions in container shipping because that is where the growth in container demand is centered, writes analyst Lars Jensen.
  • India-US contract rates hit fresh lows despite lower capacity from sailing cuts
    Given the persistent downward pressure on demand, it remains to be seen if India-US carriers will be able to push through a new round of modest rate hikes planned for December.
  • Control of US LTL capacity in 2024 hangs on sale of Yellow terminals
    An auction of Yellow's 174 owned terminals is scheduled for Tuesday, with winning bids to be disclosed on Friday while a separate battle continues over 149 leased terminals.

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TradeWinds web site
NOVEMBER 28, 2023
  • CoolCo questioned on newbuildings employment in 'quieter-than-expected' market
    Company says Panama Canal becoming a real bottleneck
  • The return of Ned Sherwood: still disgruntled, not 'pleased' and 'mad as hell'
    Navios Maritime Partners investor is back with a sequel of sorts as he pans Angeliki Frangou's performance anew
  • Capesize spot rates reach 18-month high as transatlantic iron ore demand stays firm
    Large bulkers' rally will not last as Brazil's rainy season approaches, analyst says
  • Two bulkers fetch two-year charters as period rates pick up
    Diana Shipping capesize comes off 20-month fixture that earned much more per day
  • Bimco urges caution on Pentagon's Somali piracy attack claim
    But the shipowners' association is wary over a potential re-emergence of Somali piracy threat
  • MR at $166,000 per day? Scorpio Tankers keeps killing it in Atlantic Basin
    Product tanker giant says Panama Canal is having an impact on multiple outsized fixtures
  • Maersk diverting ships away from Red Sea amid safety concerns
    Concerns for crew, ship and cargo mean two more boxships deviate from normal routes
  • Delfin Midstream adds on new LNG sales deal with Gunvor
    Company in 'final stages' of sanctioning its first three floating LNG production units
  • Pyxis Tankers moves further into dry arena with deal to buy Safe Bulkers kamsarmax
    Greek owner says it was the buyer of a vessel whose sale was announced on Monday
  • Future fuels: Lighting a fire under maritime's fuels revolution
    Novel developments in alternative fuels get to the heart of the matter
  • Tankers International teams with Baltic Exchange on VLCC data and benchmarks
    London pool operation says collaboration will boost its fixture app
  • CoolCo gears up for winter market strength as expenses rise
    Market for TFDE vessels has jumped to $167,500 per day in the fourth quarter
  • Greek owners aiming to time supercycle right with entry into offshore shipping
    Savvy buyers are looking to acquire scarce tonnage in a suddenly hot market, but others have been ahead of the game
  • Green for go: Clarksons forecasts 'another positive year' for tankers in 2025
    All signals pointing upwards for shipowners over the next couple of years
  • 'I hate leaving survivors by themselves': the rescuer who remained on pitching deck
    Coast Guard swimmer Caleb Halle was given the International Maritime Organization's top bravery award
  • A $110m VLCC? Interested parties kick the tyres as tanker values climb
    A potential deal would force the market to 'recalibrate' its models, Fearnleys says
  • Sierra Leone ports operational with reduced hours following armed clashes
    Capital was reportedly shut down and borders sealed after attack on prison and barracks
  • Is th US playing politics as questions remain over identity of Central Park attackers?
    Houthis or Somalis? Conflicting evidence is mulled over by the industry after Zodiac tanker incident
  • Oslo bourse loses another shipping company as GC Rieber goes private
    Norway's Rieber family will delist offshore wind vessel operation after reaching 98% ownership
  • Steel-hungry CMA CGM seeks sub-panamax container ship newbuildings
    Far East shipyards are being asked to quote on 10 vessels
  • CMB's Windcat orders two more hydrogen-powered CSOVs in Vietnam
    Deal lifts tally for Belgian owner's offshore wind division to five vessels
  • Stolt-Nielsen re-routes giant chemical tanker fleet away from 'unreliable' Panama Canal
    Norwegian group says shippers need reassurance that cargoes will arrive on time
  • German Tanker Shipping inks up to six handysize product tankers worth $360m at China
    This is the first time the company has ordered from the Far East
  • Australia Pacific LNG exports halted as MOL and Cosco-owned carrier breaks down in port
    Origin Energy says two cargoes already delayed and more disruption is likely at Curtis Island
  • Red Sea war risk market hardens for Israeli-linked ships
    Concern grows over targeting of ships
  • Oaktree tries - again - to cash in on Torm shares with $89m sale
    US private equity player puts more stock up for grabs after pulling March disposal
  • Mitsui & Co named as buyer behind Hyundai Mipo gas carriers
    Japanese trading house pays close to $72m apiece for conventionally fuelled LPG newbuildings
  • Genco snaps up scrubber-fitted capesize in renewal push
    CEO Wobensmith says the acquisition will lower fleet age and boost earnings capacity
  • Cool Co gears up for winter market strength as expenses rise
    Market for TFDE vessels has jumped to $167,500 per day in the fourth quarter
  • Avance Gas says VLGC market 'continues to rip' as profit heads up
    CEO Oystein Kalleklev thinks the best is yet to come in hot sector
  • Chinese investor with $188m claim behind HK Albatross Maritime VLCC arrest
    The tanker Inherit was arrested in Singapore over hefty cargo claim, court records show
  • Future fuels: Ammonia-fuelled vessels polarise opinions over design and operation
    First movers and advocates explain all for fast followers
  • In pictures: Womar reels in the chemical tanker crowd at Andaz luxury hotel
    Some 350 guests turned out for the pool operators' annual event in Singapore
  • NRP makes offshore shipping move in tandem with Kenneth Fjeld's Vega Maritime
    Acquisition of Canadian PSV is the latest example of money moving into a hot market
  • MR at $166k a day? Scorpio Tankers keeps killing it in Atlantic Basin
    Product tanker giant says Panama Canal having impact on multiple outsized fixtures
  • Chartering and newbuildings boost full-year profit at Marco Polo Marine
    Singapore-listed offshore company lifted by stronger business across both its main market segments
  • Israel's Zim warns of 'longer transit times' as it decides to reroute some vessels
    Haifa-based liner operator commits to eastern Mediterranean ports but takes measures to keep ships and crews safe
  • Pentagon official says Somalis, not Houthis, boarded Zodiac tanker
    It is unclear why missiles from Yemen were fired toward US Navy ship

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American Shipper web site
NOVEMBER 28, 2023
  • Bankrupt Bed Bath & Beyond files $316M mega-claim against MSC
    MSC, the world's largest shipping line, faces the largest-ever shipper claim for alleged damages suffered during the supply chain crisis.
  • Atlas Air to buy 2 new Boeing 777 freighters
    Atlas Air Worldwide on Tuesday announced the order of two 777 freighters from Boeing in response to strong demand for international e-commerce shipping, one of the few areas of strength [...]

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Drop in annual freight traffic in the ports of La Spezia and Carrara
The Spezia
Agreement to promote digital integration between the Port Community System of the two scans and technology systems of FS Logistics companies
In 2023 the cruise group Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings posted record revenues.
In 2023 the cruise group Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings posted record revenues.
Over 2.7 million (+ 63.3%) passengers housed on board ships
In 2023 the traffic of goods in the port of Hamburg decreased by -4.7%
In 2023 the traffic of goods in the port of Hamburg decreased by -4.7%
In the only fourth quarter of the year, the decline was -1% percent.
Partners of OCEAN Alliance renew their agreement by extending it to March 31, 2032
Partners of OCEAN Alliance renew their agreement by extending it to March 31, 2032
Hong Kong / Marseille / Taipei
They operate a fleet of container carriers of the capacity of 8.4 million teu
The AdSP of the Adriatic Northern Centre will carry out the dam for regasification off Ravenna
It will be about 900 meters long
Ok of the Higher Council of Public Works to the Technical Adaptation of the PRP in Augusta
The Venice AdSP confirms that the granting of VTP will expire on May 31, 2026
The Port Authority rejects the latest proposal for a Financial Economic Plan presented by the company as it "is not admissible or driver to the rebalancing of the concession"
Ban on electrification of the first batch of the Levant quay of the Port of Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
The bidding amount is more than 14.5 million euros.
CMA CGM is back in loss after 15 consecutive quarters of earnings
CMA CGM is back in loss after 15 consecutive quarters of earnings
In the fourth quarter of last year, revenues fell by -37.4%
Promulgated in the USA the new law on the invoicing of counterstallia costs
Most of the provisions will enter into force on May 26
Brussels investigation of the aid for the territorial continuity granted to Corsica Line and La Méridionale
First green light of the European Parliament to the reform of the EU Customs Code
Appreciation of ECSA, ECASBA, ESC, ESPO, FEPORT and WSC, reminding the issues still to be addressed
The Marine & Offshore division of Bureau Veritas stores 2023 with record performance
In the business segment, revenues amounted to 455.7 million euros (+ 8.9%)
The port of Palermo has reached a new historical record of annual freight traffic
The port of Palermo has reached a new historical record of annual freight traffic
Volumes of boatloads are also growing at Termini Imerese and Trapani. Drop in Porto Empedocle
The flattening of import-export growth of G20 nations in the latter part of 2023
Trade in services in mild increase
Biden signs a decree to increase the cyber security of ships, ports and coastal facilities in the US
Biden signs a decree to increase the cyber security of ships, ports and coastal facilities in the US
Funds worth more than 20 billion will be used to replace the cranes produced in China. Expected recovery, after 30 years, of crane production in the United States
Fincantieri agreement with EDGE to establish a production base of military vessels in the United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi / Rome
51% of the joint venture will be held by the Middle Eastern group, while the Italian company will have management management
Danish shipowners complain that removing the tax exemption for seafarers provided by the DIS register would be madness
Italian tourist portuality suffers from the absence of specific standards
Today in Rome of the States Generals of the sector organized by ASSONAT in collaboration with Assonautica Italiana
In the fourth quarter of 2023 the traffic of goods in the port of Rotterdam decreased by -6.4%
In the fourth quarter of 2023 the traffic of goods in the port of Rotterdam decreased by -6.4%
Annual decline of -6.1% with reduction in volumes of both miscellaneous goods and bulk
In the second half of 2023, the traffic of goods in Tuscan ports decreased by -1.2%
In Livorno the loads were down by -6.7% percent. Increases of 32.6% in Piombino and 4.5% at Elba Island
French Walden Group realizes two acquisitions in Italy
The pharmaceuticals logistics company has bought XCM Healthcare and UnitEX
In the second quarter of 2023, freight traffic in EU ports fell by -5.9%
In growth only the rotables. The landings decreased overall by -6.2% percent and embarks on -5.4% percent.
Signed the concession contract for the settlement of Baker Hughes in Corigliano Calabro
Joy Tauro
The American company is exhibits in Italy with eight sites specializing in the production of turbomacines for the industry and energy market.
In 2023 the net profit of MPC Container Ships dropped by -25.3%
In the fourth quarter, revenues fell by -5.7% percent.
Dubbed the fifth full container ship of the Messina Genovese fleet
Built in 2010, the "Jolly Clivia" has a capacity of 4,400 teu
In 2023 the revenues of Regional Container Lines decreased by -49.0%
Stable volumes of goods transported by the fleet of container carriers
SILT (Finsea Group) has inaugurated operating venues to Go Ligure and Trieste
The transport company owns a fleet of more than 50 means of ownership
Beijing : of all unfounded accusations that Chinese cranes pose risks to security
Beijing / Washington
AAPA applauds Washington's decision to develop the national production capacity of port equipment
Notice to collect expressions of interest for the areas of the pole of nautical shipbuilding in Cagliari
The title will not be able to exceed 40 years.
European Commission authorizes CMA CGM to acquire Bolloré Logistics
Sets up the sale of all the assets of the logistics company in Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint-Martin and French Guiana
Sharp decline in intermodal transport handled by Kombiverkehr
Sharp decline in intermodal transport handled by Kombiverkehr
Frankfurt am Main
The German firm is concerned that the current difficult market situation will persist for a long time. Concern also for the outcome of European policies for combined transport
Today in Rome, the 30-year-old celebratory convention of the law 84/94
Established the Port Authorities and the General Command of the Capitaneries of Puerto-Guard Coastal
Comparison between the Suez Canal Authority and the heads of the Genovese company Messina
Rabie : appreciation for the growing number of Italian carrier ships passing through the canal
In 2023 the traffic in goods in the ports of Montenegro dropped by -17.7%
In mild growth (+ 1.2%) the loads to and from Italy
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
The interports, with the privatization of managers and areas, at the center of the House discussion
Frijia (Fdi) : With this law we surpass a discipline that goes back more than 30 years. Ghio (Pd) : new sales of our heritage and fundamental structures for the country
On Friday, a conference on the relaunch of the Tuscan Simplified Logistics Zone was held in Livorno.
It is organized by the Port Authority of the Tyrrhenian Sea North
On 26 and March 27 in Milan, the 8th edition of "Shipping, Forwarding & Logistics meet Industry" will be held in Milan.
Intermodal traffic at the Interport in Bologna in 2023
Transitioned 1.7 million trucks (-10.6%) and 3,391 trains (-33.2%)
In 2023 the value of Russian exports of non-energy goods decreased by -23%
Overall, exports were down -28.3% percent, while imports grew by 11.7% percent.
Port of Gioia Tauro, altering controls to favour ' Ndrangheta in drug traffics
Reggio Calabria
GNV strengthens the functionalities of its own fleet assistance center
Implemented the Mass Notification Suite solution of Everbridge
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 26 and March 27 in Milan, the 8th edition of "Shipping, Forwarding & Logistics meet Industry" will be held in Milan.
Theme of the event "The future possible of productive and logistical Italy"
On Friday, a conference on the relaunch of the Tuscan Simplified Logistics Zone was held in Livorno.
It is organized by the Port Authority of the Tyrrhenian Sea North
››› Meetings File
Le transport maritime national navigue à vue
(Aujourd'hui Le Maroc)
“Israel is facing silent sanctions”
(Globes - Israel's Business Arena)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Mario Mattioli
Roma, 27 ottobre 2023
››› File
In 2023 the revenues of the HHLA terminalist group decreased by -8.3%
Decline of -12.0% in the fourth quarter of the year
Turkon Line will activate a scheduled service between Turkey and the northern Red Sea
It will perform scans in Mersin, Iskenderun, Aqaba and Jeddah
Germany's BGL applauds Italy's decision to urge the start of an infringement procedure against Austria
Frankfurt am Main / Bolzano
Convention on novelty for import introduced with the European CBAM Regulation
Organized by Assosped Venice and Anasped, it will be held on February 28 in Marghera
Fire in the night in the port of Ancona
Flames in three caps
Last month container traffic in Hong Kong port grew by 19.1% percent.
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