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June 11, 2024

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Exim India web site
JUNE 11, 2024
  • FFFAI joins Gujarat Maritime Cluster at a meeting in GIFT City
  • 'I am certain the government will enable Indian logistics companies to power their emergence globally'
  • New IMO regulations on mandatory reporting for containers lost at sea welcomed
  • WTO members share India's concern on EUDR
  • Petroleum products exports rise in May
  • East Container Terminal in Colombo Port to be operational by Sept.
  • Gradual shift towards alternative fuel-capable dry bulk vessels gaining momentum
  • Houthis fire missiles on 2 ships in Gulf of Aden
  • Saudi Ports Authority handles more cargo & containers in May
  • CMA CGM to enhance its NWUK & SCUK services
  • PIL launches academy to strengthen workforce competencies in maritime transport & logistics
  • Cochin Port mulls inviting EoI for green hydrogen pilot
  • Cargoes that can compromise supply chain safety highlighted
  • India's export of PVs up
  • Call for port sector to decarbonise entire chain of operations
  • SMP Kolkata bridges Haldia and China with direct vessel service
  • Coal sector investment seen growing 10 pc in 2024
  • MSC launches Britannia standalone loop connecting Asia to North Europe

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International Transport Journal web site
JUNE 11, 2024
  • Dongguan: a key air cargo hub
  • Spitzke Logistik buys ten locomotives
  • Synergies between Doha and Kuala Lumpur
  • Groupage network expands in Italy
  • Ikea's Indian itinerary
  • Red Sea services added to Arkas Line routes
  • A chief HR and compliance officer for PD Ports
  • Jet Blue appoints GSSA for New York
  • Optimised wagons for waste transports
  • Merck strengthens life science presence
  • PPG joins zero harm innovation programme
  • A promotion for Andrew Summers
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Air Partner picks executive VP
  • Automatic notification of sales opportunities
  • Testing refuse collection by e-truck
  • UK-wide warehousing service
  • Taiwan monopile removal wrapped up

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The Loadstar web site
JUNE 10, 2024
  • ILA suspends Master Contract talks over alleged automation use at Mobile
  • French ports could face a month of chaos and disruption as workers strike
  • Samsung lodges biggest complaint yet: for 96,000 'erroneous' D&D charges
  • DSV, Kuehne, M�rsk & DHL - your next value delivery, please?
  • Threat of Canadian rail strike looms again after bid for conciliation fails
  • OX: London calling; innovator spotlight; DCSA: five years of too little...
  • ANA postpones NCA takeover again, as QR Cargo joins hands with MasKargo
  • Cargo Integrity Group reveals the most dangerous cargo found in containers
  • MSC ULCV call adds to congestion at 'unprepared' port of Karachi
  • Evergreen splashes out $500m on feeder vessels and more containers
  • DHL Global Forwarding appoints Shabnum Dawood to lead South African operations
  • Spotlight on... Charlotte Goldstone, news reporter at The Loadstar
  • News in Brief Podcast | Week 24 2024 | Rail freight disruption, another wave of surcharges, and the ecommerce crackdown

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Marine Log web site
JUNE 10, 2024
  • VIDEO: South Brooklyn Marine Terminal transformation kicks off
    Equinor today broke ground on construction at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT), formally kicking off the revitalization of the historic port facility into a hub for offshore wind on the U.S.
  • VIDEO: Baltimore's Federal Channel now fully restored to original operating dimensions
    UPDATED: As part of the Unified Command response to the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Navy Supervisor of Salvage and Diving today
  • Ventus Marine orders Z-bow hulled CTV quartet
    Singapore-headquartered Ventus Marine, a subsidiary of PSA Marine, has signed a contract with aluminum shipbuilder Strategic Marine for the construction of four BMT-designed 27-meter Z-bow hull crew transfer vessels (CTVs). In addition

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Container News web site
JUNE 10, 2024
  • SRSA inks MoU with the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation
    The Saudi Red Sea Authority (SRSA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation to explore collaboration in sustainable marine protection and recreational marine tourism activities. The MoU was signed by SRSA CEO Mohammed Al-Nasser and Princess Hala bint Khaled bin Sultan Al-Saud, president of the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation. Th
  • Houthis alleged hits on three ships
    Houthis continue to step up their attacks on ships in the Red Sea and have claimed assaults on three ships this week, including one Maersk boxship, Maersk Seletar. Houthi spokesperson Yahya Saree alleged that the Iran-backed rebel group had fired anti-ship ballistic missiles at Handysize bulk carrier Vantage Dream and a ship called Roza in the Red Sea. Ship databases show there are now two in-ser
  • Hapag-Lloyd launches new service linking Türkiye to the Red Sea
    Hapag-Lloyd has announced a new service connecting Western Türkiye with the Red Sea, which is expected to start in mid-June. From 15 June 2024, the German ocean carrier will introduce its new Türkiye Red Sea Express (TRE) with the following port rotation: Istanbul, Türkiye - Izmit, Türkiye - Aliaga, Türkiye - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Aqaba, Jordan - Istanbul Below, Hapag-Lloyd has noted the first p
  • Los Angeles Harbor Commission approves US$2.6 billion budget
    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has approved a US$2.6 billion budget for the City of Los Angeles Harbor Department for the fiscal year 2024/25. "This year's budget takes a prudent approach that carefully balances revenues and expenses and sets up the Port well for the future. Most importantly, the plan will allow us to stay the course and follow through on many strategic priorities and industry
  • CMA CGM upgrades NWUK and SCUK services
    CMA CGM has announced significant enhancements to their NWUK and SCUK services, which connect Spain via the port of Bilbao with Ireland, the UK, and the Netherlands. These improvements will take effect from 21 June 2024 and aim to serve clients better while demonstrating CMA CGM's commitment to expanding and strengthening its short-sea door-to-door services across Europe. To ensure unmatched sche
  • Overcoming Writer's Block in College Benefits of Studying in the USA
    College students often suffer from writer's block, defined as an inability to produce new written material, which can be both unsettling and stressful when deadlines loom large. A variety of factors, including worry, perfectionism, lack of creativity, or physical exhaustion, could contribute to writer's block. Recognizing what causes it is the first step in breaking it; once you understand its so

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Splash web site
JUNE 10, 2024
  • Vantage Drilling plots Oslo IPO
    Offshore drilling contractor Vantage Drilling is considering listing on the stock exchange in Oslo this year. The Dubai-based firm with offices in Houston and Singapore has hired DNB Markets as manager and listing advisor and Schjødt as Norwegian legal counsel. Further updates on the process will be provided in due course, the company said. Established ...
  • Brazilian deepwater driller lists in Oslo
    A Brazil-headquartered offshore drilling player has surfaced under a new name on the Norwegian public market. Ventura Offshore, which acquired Brazilian deepwater drilling firm Petroserv earlier this year, has listed its shares for trading on the Oslo Stock Exchange. The Guilherme Coelho-led company has already raised $170m via private placement to partly fund the deal ...
  • UAE investor takes over Danish Ship Finance
    United Arab Emirates investor Magellan Capital has sealed a deal to buy lender Danish Ship Finance (DSF) for an undisclosed sum. Magellan, set up by Abu Dhabi-based Hassan El Ali after he sold offshore support vessel owner and operator Zakher Marine International (ZMI) to ADNOC Logistics & Services, is buying the majority of Danish Ship ...
  • Ventus Marine orders crew transfer vessels at Strategic Marine
    PSA Marine unit Ventus Marine has contracted four crew transfer vessels (CTVs) at Singapore-based shipbuilder Strategic Marine for work in the European and Asian offshore wind sectors. The 27-m-long CTVs, designed by BMT, are scheduled for delivery by the end of 2024 onwards, with two managed by PSA Marine's partner Njord Offshore in Europe while ...
  • Well-to-wake study makes the case for ammonia
    A new study suggests that greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions of up to 61% are now achievable from using ammonia as a marine fuel, depending on the marine technology employed. This figure is compared with the emissions of current oil-based marine fuels measured from well-to-wake (WtW). The study was carried out by Sphera, a provider of ...
  • $20,000 a box? Spot rates on Asia-Europe ready to eclipse pandemic highs
    A leading container consultancy has warned shippers of the very real prospect of spot rates surpassing $20,000 per feu on the Asia-Europe tradelane. Rates have leapt dramatically over the past month across the board to highs never experienced outside the pandemic era. "The container market remains very tight with healthy demand, constrained vessel capacity, out-of-position ...
  • Noble Corp makes offer to buy Diamond Drilling
    Offshore drilling giant Noble Corporation has made an offer to acquire US offshore rig owner Diamond Drilling. Noble will acquire Diamond Drilling in a stock plus cash transaction in which the latter's shareholders will receive 0.2316 shares of Noble, plus cash consideration of $5.65 per share for each share of Diamond stock or $600m total ...
  • Ocean Installer sold to Moreld
    Norwegian private equity group HitecVision is selling marine construction contractor Ocean Installer to another company it sold earlier this year. Offshore energy and marine services business Moreld, owned by McIntyre Partners consortium, will be taking over Ocean Installer for an undisclosed sum. Moreld, which provides services to a range of blue-chip clients such as Equinor, ...
  • Globus Maritime sells its oldest bulker
    Nasdaq-listed Greek dry bulk owner Globus Maritime has sold its oldest vessel as it makes room for fresh tonnage to join the fleet. The Athens-based firm is shipping out the 2005-built panamax Moon Globe for $11.5m before commissions. The 74,400 dwt vessel is set to be delivered to an unaffiliated third party in or around ...
  • Chios Navigation books tanker newbuilds in South Korea
    Caroussis family-controlled shipowner and operator Chios Navigation has moved to bolster its tanker fleet with a pair of MR newbuilds in South Korea. Brokers report the company has contracted Hyundai Vietnam Shipbuilding for conventionally fueled, scrubber-fitted 50,000 dwt units. The newbuilds are delivering in the fourth quarter of 2027 at just above $100m, according to ...
  • Citing Russia's shadow fleet, Finland calls for greater oil spill response resources in the Baltic
    Littoral states along the Baltic are upping their campaign to take action against Russia's so-called dark fleet of ageing tankers transiting the region. Finland has called for the European Union to buy a vessel ready to handle oil spills in the northern part of the Baltic. Finland's Transport and Communications Ministry said oil spills from ...
  • Seadrill to delist from Oslo in September
    Offshore rig owner Seadrill has decided to delist its shares from trading on the Oslo Stock Exchange. The Simon Johnson-led company has received approvals from its shareholders, and the exchange, with delisting set for September 10 of this year. Seadrill returned to public markets in Oslo and New York after emerging from bankruptcy protection in ...
  • Teekay Tankers offloads oldest suezmax
    Teekay Tankers has continued to dispose of its vintage tonnage, with the latest deal struck for its oldest suezmax. S&P databases show the New York-listed owner and operator, which had a suezmax and and aframax held for sale at the end of Q1, sold the 2005-built 160,000 dwt Seoul Spirit for $34.5m. The buyer of ...
  • Great Eastern Shipping snaps up another MR in renewal push
    Indian owner Great Eastern Shipping has continued its product tanker fleet renewal programme with the acquisition of a 2013-built MR. The Mumbai-listed diversified owner said the unnamed 49,990 dwt ship should deliver by the end of September at an undisclosed price. Great Eastern has been busy rejuvenating its tanker fleet this year with several deals ...
  • Three ships hit by the Houthis over the weekend
    Three ships caught on fire after being hit by projectiles off Yemen over the weekend. An Antigua-flagged general cargo ship called Noorderney was struck by a missile 83 nautical miles southeast of Aden and caught fire on Saturday. The fire was later contained. A second missile was sighted but did not hit the ship. Persons ...
  • TS Lines orders four boxships in Shanghai
    Taiwan's TS Lines has signed for a much telegraphed order for four boxships. Splash reported last month on a letter of intent - now firmed up - with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) for two methanol dual-fuelled 14,000 teu ships and two 7,092 teu vessels. The ships comes with scrubbers with brokers suggesting the prices are ...
  • Secondhand prices remain firm with tankers showing strong growth
    This week's broking reports show that prices continue to be firm despite a slowdown in sales. The Japanese-owned cape, Cape Keystone, a 2011 vessel delivered from Hyundai Heavy in Korea, has been sold for $32.5m. The last comparable sale is from early May. Then Danish mammoth Norden was reported selling the same-aged Nord Ferrum, a ...
  • 'If you torture the data long enough, it will confess to anything'
    Pierre Aury on all the new tech and systems attempting to make shipping more efficient. The Geneva Dry 2024 conference was the occasion to hear from a number of panels about how new technologies and systems - all cloud-based, and all, of course, harnessing the endless power of AI and/or big data - could help ...

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Lloyd's List web site
JUNE 10, 2024
  • Ofac sanctions captains for first time since 2020
    Four shipping companies and two vessels have also been added to the sanctions list as Washington continues the fight to...
  • Indian Register of Shipping completes purge of US-sanctioned tankers
    Nearly 40 tankers have been kicked out of IRS, which had taken on more than 170 Russia-trading ships over the...
  • Container charter rally continues with rates and periods still climbing
    "The prevailing positive sentiment continues, with widespread agreement that favourable trading conditions could persist throughout the year," says Braemar
  • Week in charts: Panama Canal transits stalled in May | Container rates approach pandemic peaks | Russian Urals crude price falling
    Water levels in the Panama Canal are rising despite stalling transit numbers, elevated freight rates has shippers anxious and Brent...
  • Shipping is stuck in the '70s on charterparties, says Torvald Klaveness' chief
    Greener shipping practices need to be written into charterparties to make them a reality. But shipping is stuck in the...
  • DFDS to sell non-core Denmark to Norway service for $58m
    World's largest operator of shortsea ro-ro services says sale of Denmark to Oslo service is due to limited freight volumes...
  • Wine, cotton and fishmeal all make hazardous cargo list
    List was compiled by the Cargo Integrity Group, which said it would publish guidance on how to handle the 15...
  • 'Much improved' financial performance at London Club
    Sharp drop in combined ratio will ease debut of new chief executive
  • Houthis use missiles and drones to strike two ships in Red Sea
    Both vessels caught fire but proceeded to Djibouti. No casualties were reported
  • The week in newbuildings: Evergreen ties up second methanol-fuel newbuilding series
    Taiwan's Evergreen Group has confirmed signing newbuilding contracts for six methanol dual-fuel feeder containerships at China's Huangpu Wenchong, for subsidiary...
  • Finland calls for pollution response vessel as oil spill worries mount
    The European Maritime Safety Agency has nine pollution response vessels stationed around Europe, but the nearest one to the Gulf...
  • A tale of three offerings: The nine-figure equity sales of Dorian, Zim and Torm
    Strong share pricing has given Dorian LPG an opportunity to raise cash by selling common equity. It simultaneously gave private...
  • Daily Briefing
    Singapore escrow agents feel the heat as focus on tanker sales intensifies | Ukraine's seaborne trade faces uncertain outlook |...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
JUNE 10, 2024
  • Somalia-based piracy menaces vessels rerouted away from Houthi threats
    Security forces preoccupied with Houthi attacks in the Red Sea and an increase in Indian Ocean shipping thanks to ongoing route diversions has created an opening for Somali pirates.
  • Increased consumer spending drives latest upgrade for US import growth: retailers
    The Global Port Tracker has again increased its forecast for US imports through September, with the National Retail Federation pointing to retailers stocking up to meet the rising demand of consumers.
  • Threat of Canadian border agent strike delayed, but not dead
    Shippers need to consider contingency plans for truck shipments crossing the US-Canadian border in case Canada's Customs and Immigration Union calls a strike this week.
  • Samsung FMC complaint alleges thousands of inaccurate fees assessed by HMM
    The volume of complaints filed to the US maritime regulator against shipping lines and forwarders has surged since OSRA-22 became law.
  • Capacity oversupply keeps India-US East Coast rates in decline
    The continuing rate softness comes as some carriers prepare to implement peak season surcharges ranging from $500 to $750 per container on Indian loads to the East Coast, mostly from June 15.
  • ILA halts talks over new contract until Maersk, APM clarify port IT projects
    The International Longshoremen's Association said it has called off talks for a new six-year labor agreement due to automation efforts at Maersk-operated marine terminals.

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TradeWinds web site
JUNE 10, 2024
  • Political will and an economist's eye: How the Panama Canal is prepping for the next water crisis
    Economist and Panama Canal administrator Ricaurte Vasquez Morales sets out his mission to deliver 'flow and rhythm' to shipping customers
  • Pessimism and Posidonia sends VLCC rates plunging towards year-low
    Broker Gibsons says downbeat tanker mood is likely to carry over into this week
  • War, pandemic and economic crisis: Ian Gooch on 15 years as head of London P&I Club
    CEO says mutual is in a good place after rebuilding job following pandemic and economic crisis
  • 'It was just crazy': Greek broker Drossos Skottis reflects on Posidonia
    Head of shipbroking house Optima opens up on a busy Posidonia and his firm's expansion plans
  • Gibson Shipbrokers appoints new Asia gas chief as it eyes new business areas
    Brokerage grows its green shipping, ammonia and CO2 activities with Singapore-based BW name
  • Altera considers appeal after Norwegian fine for illegal ship scrapping
    Shuttle tanker owner could pay $747,000 after police probe
  • Six-digit charter rates are back as CMA CGM pays over $100,000 per day
    Liner operators are again paying astronomical rates for short periods
  • 'New' product tanker demand from Nigerian refinery exports could be mirage, broker Gibsons warns
    UK company analyses a changing market with a lot of moving parts
  • Greek owner Golden Energy ups suezmax tally at DH Shipbuilding
    Owner adds third vessel as suezmax orderbook reaches seven-year high
  • London P&I Club rebounds to profit before leadership change
    Chief executive Ian Gooch signs off final figures after profitable investment and underwriting year
  • On the spot: Alexander Saverys tackles questions on takeover spoils and Euronav's future as a public company
    Belgian shipowner opens up on outcome of titanic takeover tussle and if he will keep reshaped tanker company listed
  • Rederi Gotland moves into Norway and Denmark with $58m deal for DFDS cruise ferries
    Swedish owner snaps up assets operating between Oslo and Copenhagen
  • Magellan Capital buys controlling stake in Danish Ship Finance
    Deal has been struck to sell a 97% stake in the shipping financier
  • Marios Iliopoulos buys AEK Athens football club from Dimitris Melissanidis
    Controversial Greek passenger ship owner assumes the leadership of one of the country's top teams
  • Idan Ofer sells $106m of Zim shares as he hedges another chunk
    Deal sees Israeli billionaire's stake cut to 16.5%.
  • Peter Livanos-controlled EcoLog plans to build large-scale liquefied CO2 business
    Greek owner nets approval in principle for its 40,000-cbm liquefied CO2 carrier design from ABS
  • HMM and Ikea agree to use biofuel for cargo shipments from Asia
    Major South Korean line signs up Swedish retail giant to low-carbon service into the Mediterranean
  • Step-up blacklisting to hit Russia shadow tanker fleet, says think-tank
    KSE Institute says G7 coalition needs to act as flag states have failed to act on sanctions
  • Ammonia can offer up to 61% cut in shipping carbon emissions, study says
    Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel claims first over line with well-to-wake study of emerging marine fuel
  • Growing risk: V.Group boots 30 dark fleet tankers off management books
    UK group has also turned down other vessels due to sanctioned business
  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen pledges no change to dividends despite $929m equity hit
    Norwegian car carrier giant makes accounting changes over partner Hyundai's shareholding option in Eukor
  • Evergreen and TS Lines sink almost $1bn into series of container ship newbuilding orders
    Evergreen orders feeder ships as TS Lines goes for larger vessels
  • Finland urges EU to buy pollution response ship to deal with Russian shadow fleet
    Transport ministry wants vessel on standby in case of spills in the Baltic Sea
  • Gunmen approach crude tanker off Yemen as Houthis step up aggression against shipping
    Vessel increased speed as small boat drew nearer
  • 'Relentless' sanctions could hit revenue, admits Russian tanker giant Sovcomflot
    Sanctioned Russian owner's CEO says western pressure makes it difficult to work
  • Andreas Sohmen-Pao's Hafnia pushes for shake-up in Oslo Stock Exchange trading
    Shipowner urges Norwegian exchange to open up US-dollar trading amid sharp and sustained fall in kroner
  • US-listed Globus Maritime raises cash from ship sale and finance deals
    Feidakis family company sells its oldest ship and enters into a sale-and-leaseback transaction for its newest
  • Former Maersk veteran appointed top gun at Denmark's biggest defence firm
    Svitzer, Maersk Oil and Maersk Tankers alumnus continues to be in demand
  • Harald Fotland says Odfjell is laser-focused on doing 'what it's good at'
    Bergen owner and operator once had a sprawling operation it has since pared down
  • Tiny orderbook has Odfjell customers considering older tonnage
    Owner has chemical tankers built for 40 years of trading, but only now are charterers willing to consider the older ships
  • George Economou signs up tankers and LNG carriers for Lloyd's Register efficiency analysis
    Fleet of TMS Tankers and TMS Cardiff Gas to undergo decarbonisation assessment
  • Industry needs standards for class-ready notations, says WinGD boss
    Confusion arises as shipowners make claims to be ready for e-fuels despite differing levels of technology investment
  • Iino Lines confirms order of VLGC for charter to chemicals player Borealis
    Japanese owner says vessel will be first large gas carrier of ice class 1B

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American Shipper web site
JUNE 10, 2024
  • Cargojet enters charter deal for Chinese e-commerce
    Cargojet will fly planeloads of e-commerce goods from China to Canada several times per week as part of a direct-to-consumer logistics operation.

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The new EU regulation for the development of the trans-European transport network TEN-T has been approved definitively.
Core network to be completed by 2030, the extended core by 2040 and the comprehensive network by 2050
Established the ministerial inspection commission that will analyse the procedures for issuing concessions in the ports of Genoa and Savona
Extensive damage to the renfusiera Tutor attacked by the Houthis in the Red Sea
Tampa / Southampton
Hit by drone craft and the launch of drones and ballistic missiles
Compagnie de Transports au Maroc completes acquisition of 51% of the capital of Africa Morocco Links
The stake was sold by Bank of Africa for 307 million dirhams
In 2023, rail traffic at the Interport of Nola reported an increase of 7.4% percent.
Similar positive trend in the first quarter of this year
Notice of consultation for the design, realization and management of the new passenger terminal in Ancona
The new cruise terminal at the port of Tarragona has been inaugurated.
It will be managed by the Global Ports Holding. This year, a traffic of 122mila passengers is expected
In the fourth quarter of 2023, the traffic of goods in Italian ports decreased by -2.7%
In the fourth quarter of 2023, the traffic of goods in Italian ports decreased by -2.7%
In resuming the containers (+ 4.5%) and the rotables (+ 5.9%). Decline in liquid bulk (-2.8%) and conventional goods (-4.6%) and a fairly accentuated reduction in dry bulk (-29.8%)
In April, shipping traffic in the Suez Canal decreased by -51.1% percent.
In April, shipping traffic in the Suez Canal decreased by -51.1% percent.
The Cairo
In the first quarter of 2024 the reduction was by -45.1%
Deal Daimler Truck-Kawasaki Heavy Industries for liquid hydrogen trucks
Deal Daimler Truck-Kawasaki Heavy Industries for liquid hydrogen trucks
Tokyo / Leinfelden-Echterdingen
Understanding to design the entire supply chain of supply
Two days of strikes did not bring close to the parties that deal with the renewal of the contract of German port workers
In 2023, out of 250 million containers shipped by sea, only 221 were lost at sea
Washington / Singapore/Brussels / London
33% of the containers have been recovered
CMA CGM will activate a seasonal service on the Asia-North Europe / Med route
Expected deployment of seven 7,000-teu vessels under two rotations
German port firms call on the EU to focus on the competitiveness of European ports
Meyer Turku delivers new cruise ship Mein Schiff 7 at TUI Cruises
Has a gross tonnage of 111,500 tons
Project for the realization of a cruise port in Bajamar (Mexico)
Murano Global Investments announces the initialling of a non-binding agreement with a cruise operator
New attacks on ships in the Gulf region of Aden
Tampa / Southampton
Hit the container ship "MSC Talershi" of the Mediterranean Shipping Company
Evergreen invests about 500 million in new container ships and new shipping containers
US Federal Maritime Commission launches public consultation on Gemini Cooperation
On routes with the US, the deal between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd will take up to 184 vessels.
Navantia, Fincantieri, Naval Group, Naviris and Hydrus are due to bid for the new European corvette.
It was presented as part of a second ban on the European Defence Fund.
I go Gateway esulta for the Italian leadership in the World Bank's "Container Port Performance Index" report
Go Ligure
Agreement for the expansion of the Russian ULCT terminal container in the Gulf of Finland
St. Petersburg
The annual traffic capacity will be quintupled
Competition for the realization of the new cruise terminal Donato Bramante of the port of Civitavecchia
The Spezia
The race for the expansion of La Spezia Container Terminal is also on the way.
To electrify the benches of Spanish ports, it is necessary to quintuple the energy needs of the scans
Closed a bridge in the port of Charleston for the passage of an out-of-control container
Closed a bridge in the port of Charleston for the passage of an out-of-control container
The crew managed to reclaim the government of the ship
In April the traffic in goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -7.9%
In the first quarter of 2024, the decline was -6.7% percent.
Boluda Towage finalizes the acquisition of France's Les Abeilles
It was ceded by the Econocom Group
ERFA, UIRR, Die Güterbahnen and RailGood call for a change of pace in EU policy for rail freight
Brussels / Berlin / Langbroek
Damen has filed for bankruptcy against the Romanian shipyard in Mangalia
Bucharest / Costanza
A thousand workers at the establishment have been placed in technical unemployment
Cruises brand P&O Cruises Australia will be incorporated into Carnival Cruise Line
Cruises brand P&O Cruises Australia will be incorporated into Carnival Cruise Line
The transition to March 2025
Maersk announces an improvement in the closing forecast for the financial year 2024
Port congestion and increase in the nils between the new components that characterize the market
Projects to supply green e-fuel to shipping are in a stalemate
A T&E study highlights that not a single initiative dedicated specifically to maritime transport is underway
In April 2024 freight traffic in the port of Genoa was stable and in Savona-I went up by 49.4%
Wärtsilä entranches RINA and Gas and Heat in the project for green ammonia bunkerage
An innovative bettolina will be developed
The management of the Container Terminal 2 of the port of Dar es Salaam officially passes to Adani Ports
Ahmedabad / Abu Dhabi
A joint venture controlled by the Indian firm acquires 95% percent of Tanzania International Container Terminal Services
FEPORT, necessary measures to mitigate the impact on European ports of inclusion of shipping in EU ETS
Bonz : essential that the EU provides for an adjustment of its own legislation that damages competitiveness
Rail Cargo Group buys Dutch railway company Captrain Netherlands
It has a fleet of seven locomotives employed in maneuvering and last-mile services
Sixty kilos of cocaine seized in the port of Livorno
They were concealed in a container with a load of bananas
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Moroccan ports increased by 13.3%
Rabat / Tangiers
A Tanger Med the growth was 14.9%
Hannibal boosts the frequency of rail links with the port of Spezia
50% increase in rotations with the terminals of Melzo, Marzaglia and Padua
Two Chinese companies have been selected for the management of the new Georgian port of Anaklia that do not operate ports.
Two Chinese companies have been selected for the management of the new Georgian port of Anaklia that do not operate ports.
The CCCC and CHEC engineering firms build port infrastructure. TiL terminalist company waives to submit a proposal
The cruise group Viking Holdings closed the first quarter 2024 with a net loss of -493.9 million
Bankrupt CIN, Honorary and children ask for plea deal
The judge at the preliminary hearing will assess the request on October 9
Quarterly decline in goods at ports of La Spezia and Marina di Carrara
The Spezia
In the first three months of 2024, containerized traffic in the stopover has increased by 10.8% percent.
In the first quarter of 2024, freight traffic in the port of Naples grew 1.3% percent, while in Salerno it fell by -2.0% percent.
In the first quarter of 2024, the export of G20 goods marked a conjunctural change of 1.9%
In the first quarter of 2024, the export of G20 goods marked a conjunctural change of 1.9%
Imports in decrease of -0.2%
In April, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 2.7% percent
The only volumes of cargo to and from overseas have increased by 8.2%
The Cypriot government has revoked the concession for the management and development of the port of Larnaca
Project worth 1.2 billion euros. Attributed to the Kition the violation of a clause in the contract
Wallenius Wilhelmsen sells his own ro-ro terminal in Melbourne to Australian Amalgamated Terminals
ABG Sundal Collier considers MSC's offer to be fair for acquisition of Gram Car Carriers
The proposal is supported by the Norwegian Company's CDA
Boluda Towage will buy British truck ride-hopping company SMS Towage
The operation will include the fleet of 20 naval vehicles
Awarded to Fincantieri Marinette Marine the contract for the fifth and sixth frigates of the class "Constellation"
Rotterdam risks losing the role of main European bunkerage hub in favour of Tanger Med
Rotterdam risks losing the role of main European bunkerage hub in favour of Tanger Med
New EU rules on naval fuel could cause ships to run the Asia-Europe route to refuel in Morocco
MOL will install a rigid telescopic sail on a second carbonaceship
The system has been allowed to reduce daily fuel consumption by up to 17% percent.
Restrictions on maritime traffic in the channels of Panama and Suez and in the Turkish Straits could reduce by 34 billion the world's GDP
Study led by the Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change
The Austrian Rail Cargo Group and the Serb Transphere constitute a joint venture
Will develop intermodal logistics solutions in Serbia and the Western Balkans area
In the first quarter of 2024, air cargo traffic in Italy increased by 16.8% percent.
Albertini (Anama) : fundamental to Italy attracting that 30% percent of merchandise that we lose today in favour of other European airports
Continues the growth of prices of new shipbuilding
We reduce the consistency of the container order portfolio
In May, container traffic in the port of Los Angeles fell by -3.4% percent.
Los Angeles
Waiting for the recovery of growth in summer
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
The work of consolidation of the first tank of the Darsena Europe has arrived at 60%.
Completion is expected by the end of the year
Piacenza has resigned as Extraordinary Commissioner of the AdSP of the Western Ligurian Sea
Genoa / Rome
The subenters Admiral Massimo Seno
The means of the Trieste Coast Guard rescue a motonave of the APT Gorizia
Rescued from 76 people on board
The Italian Sea Group has completed the divestment of the Viareggio nautical yard
Marina di Carrara
It was sold to Next Yacht Group for 21 million euros
Eni has ceded 10% percent of Saipem's share capital.
San Donato Milanese
The counter-value was about 393 million euros.
Restored full navigability in the access channel to the port of Baltimore
Assoports and SRM publish a new update of the report "Port Infographics"
Focus on maritime trades and fleets, alternative fuels and the employment of women in ports
Renewed the Board of Directors of Maritime Stations
Indication of Edoardo Monzani's confirmation to the role of president
In May the revenues of Yang Ming and Wan Hai Lines grew by 46.2% and 40.1%
Keelung / Taipei
In the first five months of 2024 recorded increases of 27.0% and 17.5%
Port of Genoa, Spediporto and Fedespedi call for truck drivers to freeze congestion fee
DFDS will sell its own mini cruises to Gotlandsbolaget
Copenhagen / Visby
The divestment will include the ships "Crown Seaways" and "Pearl Seaways" built in 1994 and 1989
Second report from the Fedespedi Studies Center on the Suez Crisis
In the Mediterranean, take advantage of ports closest to Gibraltar
Finsea renews its identity brand identity
The structure of the group split into three main business units : Finsea-Shipping agency, Finsea-Land transport and Finsea-Global logistics
Accelleron has signed a five-year deal with Large Ships Fast
Baden / Genoa
Maintenance and assistance to the more than 100 turboblowers installed on the fleet's 28 ships
In May the container traffic in the port of Singapore amounted to 3.5 million teu (+ 3.6%)
In the first five months of 2024, 16.9 million teu (+ 7.7%) were handled.
On July 17 in Rome, the assembly of the Italian Terminalist Terminalist Association will be held in Rome.
It will be preceded 16 by a private event between networking and art
Last month Evergreen's revenue grew by 40.3% percent
In the first five months of 2024, the increase was 36.2% percent.
Spain's Pérez y Cía. bought the EUCONSA compatril
Is specialized in intermodal transport in bulk of chemical and petrochemical products
Suez Canal, continuation of discounts policy applied to ships in transit
Maritime traffic is still more than halved compared to last year.
Conference on the safety and optimisation of the flow of passengers in ports and borders
Organized by the ICSA Foundation, it will be held on June 12 in Rome
The significant increase in container traffic in the port of Barcelona continued in April.
Transhipment traffic alone has grown by 73.9%
Piero Lazzeri has been reappointed president of Sanilog
Walter Barbieri has been appointed vice-president of the fund for the next three years.
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
German L.I.T. buys Italian company Autotransport Pedot
The Lavis company (Trento) was founded in 1939
In the first quarter of this year, freight traffic in Tunisian ports fell by -8.3% percent.
The Goulette
In decrease both the landings (-6.1%) and embarkation (-11.5%)
Danish Scan Global Logistics has bought the Fopfloor Shipping & Logistics
The company, headquartered in Prato, employs more than 160 people.
New Egypt-Greece-Greece-Algeria service of Tarros and Diamond Line
The Spezia
Will have weekly attendance and will be inaugurated on June 28
Port of Gioia Tauro, ok of the CSLP to the surgeries for ro-ro and ro-pax vessels
Joy Tauro
Approved the functional technical adjustment to the PRP
Uiltransport, towards mobilisation of Italian dockports from 17 to June 23
Recovery of purchasing power, security and greater protections are the demands
Michail Stahlhut (Hupac) is the new president of UIRR
Jürgen Albersmann (Contargo) appointed Vice-President
Terminals Italy passes to the Logistic Pole of FS Group
Mercitalia Logistics has become sole partner of the firm
From 2026 it will become mandatory for the reporting of containers lost at sea
From 2026 it will become mandatory for the reporting of containers lost at sea
Washington / Singapore/Brussels / London
Kjaer (WSC) : significant progress in the safety of navigation and the safeguarding of the environment
Emiratense ADNOC Logistics and Services buys Navig8
Abu Dhabi
Transaction of the value of approximately 1,4-1, 5 billion
Part of the former Tubimar area of the port of Ancona will be reserved for the development of the nautical shipbuilding industry
Approved an act of address
Tomorrow La Méridionale will inaugurate the Livorno-Île-Rousse ferry service.
Expected three weekly departures
The first July Maersk will introduce a Fossil Fuel Fee
The new superb will gradually replace the Bunker Adjustment Factor and the Low Sulphur Surcharge
Fit Cisl, necessary to ensure the full operation of the AdSP Management Committee of Western Liguria
Bilog, the enterprises join the AdSP of the Eastern Liguria and the Municipality of Piacenza
The Spezia
Vittorio Torbianelli has been appointed Extraordinary Commissioner of the AdSP of the East Adriatic Sea
Brothers Cosulich, new tanker bunker chemical bunker IMO2
It is the first in the fleet ready to transport methanol
COSCO will carry out the dual-fuel upgrade of four new container ships from more than 16,000 teu
Renewed the Cda of Interport Padua
Luciano Greco is the new president
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
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
Conference on the safety and optimisation of the flow of passengers in ports and borders
Organized by the ICSA Foundation, it will be held on June 12 in Rome
››› Meetings File
Deutsche Bahn Schenker takes CVC, Maersk, DSV and Bahri into final round, sources sa
Chabahar Port: US says sanctions possible after India-Iran port deal
(BBC News)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Mario Mattioli
Roma, 27 ottobre 2023
››› File
Self-transport enterprises operating with the port of Genova introduce a "congestion fee"
In Venice, the Academy of Logistics and the Sea was established
It is the fruit of the collaboration between ITS Marco Polo Academy, Vemars and CFLI
Signed the contract for the electrification of the docks at the port of Termoli
In the programme works of the total value of around 4.5 million euros
Downturn in the quarterly financial performance of Danaos and MPCC
Athens / Oslo
The two companies have fleets of 69 and 56 container ships respectively
Hupac closed the 2023 financial year with a net loss of -6.2 million francs
Next increase in the frequency of intermodal services on the Benelux-Italy corridor
From July, the Port Community System of the Port of Palermo will become active.
Allows the management of traffic of ships, means and goods in the stopover
RINA presents a growth plan that could include further acquisitions
In 2023 revenue growth of 10% percent. Stable new orders in the first quarter of this year
Support from Banco BPM, UniCredit and SACE for the implementation of interventions in the ports of Naples and Salerno
Advance Payment Bond of 36 million euros to R.C.M. Construction
The first of the drawers of the new foranea dam has arrived in Genoa.
It was laid at -25 meters deep
Mission of Spediport in China to promote the development of air cargo in Genoa
Stops in Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Guangzhou
Planning of the maritime space, Italy referred to the EU Court of Justice
Brussels denounces the lack of processing and communication of management plans
In La Spezia it is hoped the establishment of a Faculty of Transport Economics and Logistics
The Spezia
Pisano : the sector is at the constant search for proper professionalism
On Tuesday in Livorno, the conference will be held "Il Freight Train in the Ports"
FerMerci promotes a confrontation between institutions and operators of freight rail transport in ports
Memorandum of Understanding signed by ALIS and Assiterminal
Joint development of strategic topics for enterprises and workers in the areas of reference
Swiss, 2.1% percent increase in rail tracks tariffs
The costs of freight traffic will increase by about six million francs per year
The Euroseas container charterer deems positive the prospects of its market segment
CargoBeamer secures funding for 140 million euros from public and private investors
Renewed the Management of SOS LOGistics
Daniele Texts has been confirmed to the presidency
New maxi seizure of drugs in the port of Civitavecchia
Intercepted a shipment of marijuana of more than 442 kilograms
Mercitalia Shunting & Terminal equipped with new locomotives for rail manoeuvre
These are locomotors DE 18 produced by Vossloh Rolling Stock
Saipem to fix contracts in Angola to total 3.7 billion
They were awarded by a company controlled by TotalEnergies
In April, container traffic in the port of Los Angeles grew by 11.9% percent
Los Angeles
In the first quarter of 2024 the increase was 24.8%
FERCAM bars on the Indian market
Opened a branch in New Delhi. The presence will be extended to Mumbai, Calcutta, and Chennai
Fincantieri vars a logistics support unit in Castellammare di Stabia
It is the second LSS built for the Italian Navy Navy
Ferretti inaugurates the renewed nautical construction site of La Spezia
The Spezia
The ligure establishment is dedicated to the production of the Riva yachts
Positive first quarter for Global Ship Lease
Revenue in growth of 12.7%
Launched by Interporto Padova the intermodal service of Trans Italy with the Interport of Livorno Guasticce
Initially it provides for two weekly circulations
Operating the new automated gate at Reefer Terminal of Going Ligure
Go Ligure
The drivers can carry out the loading and unloading activities without getting off the vehicle
Last month container traffic in the port of Hong Kong decreased by -10.2%
Hong Kong
In the first eventful four-year period 4.5 million teu (-4.7%)
DP World inaugurates new port infrastructure and logistics in Romania
New terminals in the port of Costanza destined for cargo project and rotatable
In April, the growth of container traffic in the port of Long Beach continued.
Long Beach
In the first quarter of 2024, the increase was 15.8% percent.
Uniport Livorno buys three new port tractors
Kalmar will deliver them in the last quarter of 2024
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