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Independent journal on economy and transport policy
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April 12, 2024

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Exim India web site
APRIL 12, 2024
  • Transcon Group's 40th Anniversary Celebration: A Night of Elegance, Innovation & Enduring Connections
  • LP Logiscience sets the stage for rapid expansion in 2024, with strategic plans of doubling warehousing capacity & venturing into new territories
  • Baltimore bridge collapse has not led to rise in rates, but further US East Coast disruptions seen likely
  • Maersk employees innovate a system to deliver fresh water from its vessels to ports
  • Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port giving major thrust to PPP projects
  • DBGT handles 6 pc more containers in 2023-24; surpasses operational capacity
  • GDP seen growing at 7 pc in FY25
  • WCO publishes Handbook on Performance Measurement for Customs administrations
  • Jeena & Company merges with JBS Group
  • DNV awards AIP to HMD for new ammonia-powered LPG carrier designs
  • Tanker prices at record highs, but attractiveness of investment in question: Analysis
  • India permits sugar, rice, onion exports to Maldives

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International Transport Journal web site
APRIL 12, 2024
  • Yes to stricter CO2 targets for HDVs
  • Continuity at DVF's 40th general assembly
  • Inclusion in practice at Sievert Logistik
  • Nola to consolidate position as a trimodal hub
  • SAF now in fashion
  • Not just fun and games
  • Maritime piracy rises by 20% in early 2024
  • MST welcomes Malaysian freighters
  • HFW continues global shipping growth
  • Freight terminal operator appointed
  • Boosting cross-border business
  • UV ballast treatment on cargo sailing ship
  • One piece of counterfeit jewellery a day
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • DP World names VP of freight forwarding
  • Europe invests in links to Central Asia
  • 157 GDP certifications
  • Red Sea: EU tankers take the long route

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The Loadstar web site
APRIL 11, 2024
  • Resurgence of Somali pirates creates another 'danger zone' for shipping
  • Baltimore blame game, shadow boxing on transpac and HK's maritime decline
  • SNCF has its say on Premium's Geodis coverage
  • Other east coast ports can cope with Baltimore cargo - 'in the short term'
  • Pledge to boost HMM box fleet to help 'weakened' THEA stay competitive
  • Airfreight demand grows but 777F production logjam hobbles capacity
  • Shippers need resilience as new regulations add to geopolitical pressures
  • Upside from DEI disclosure - Expeditors shareholder explains
  • Shippers will have to foot the final bill for 'greener' shipping
  • Acquisition-happy Dachser strikes again as it takes control of Italy JV

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Marine Log web site
APRIL 11, 2024
  • Rauma shipyard lays keel for first of four corvettes
    Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) today laid the keel of the first of the four Squadron 2020 project multi-role Pohjanmaa-class corvettes that it is building for the Finnish Navy. The keel
  • Denmark will ban scrubber water discharges
    The Danish Ministry of the Environment said today that, from July 1, 2025, the discharge of exhaust gas scrubber water from ships will be prohibited in waters up to 22 kilometers (about
  • Pelagic Partners invests in two high-end 2021-built PSVs
    Limassol, Cyprus, based vessel owner and shipping fund manager Pelagic Partners reports that it has successfully completed an investment in two state-of-the-art platform supply vessels (PSV) that will see it partner with

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Container News web site
APRIL 11, 2024
  • Due diligence needed for maritime tech adoption to minimize risk with digital transformation
    Rapid technological change, complex regulation and competitive pressures are driving digital transformation in the shipping industry. But navigating a confusing software landscape can be difficult and sound decision-making is essential to minimize innovation risk, according to OrbitMI. Industry spending has soared in recent years on intelligent process automation solutions geared to boosting effi
  • Aggregate Industries to significantly invest in Port of Liverpool facility
    Aggregate Industries (AIUK) has unveiled a significant investment plan to meet the growing demand for cementitious products in the UK construction sector. The company has announced the construction of a new 'super shed' at the Port of Liverpool, owned by Peel Ports Group, the UK's second largest port operator. This expansive new import facility, one of the largest in Europe, will enable the stora
  • Platform operators launch digital sea and inland port networking initiative
    Platform operators Portbase and RheinPorts have launched a ground-breaking project in a joint initiative to digitally connect the maritime and inland port communities. The two parties aim to optimise the flow of data between the seaports in the Netherlands and the inland ports on the Rhine. The Port of Rotterdam, duisport and Port of Switzerland are supporting this project as shareholders and act
  • Global Bunker Indices experience modest decline during week 15
    During the 15th week of the year, the Marine Bunker Exchange (MABUX) global indices saw a slight downturn. The 380 HSFO index dropped by US$3.26 to US$550.73/MT. Similarly, the VLSFO index decreased by US$3.08 to US$699.08/MT and the MGO index experienced a minimal decline of US$0.30 to US$906.07/MT. "As of the time of writing, there wasn't a discernible trend in the global bunker market," stated
  • Port of Klaipeda makes history with inaugural ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation
    The Port of Klaipeda achieved a historic milestone with the successful completion of its first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation. On 9 April, the LNG tanker "Avenir Aspiration" transferred 326 m³ of liquefied natural gas to the 170-meter-long CMA CGM container vessel Containerships Aurora. This event signifies a significant advancement in maritime services within the key Lithuanian transportat
  • EU tanker import tonne mile demand up 12% as ships avoid Red Sea area
    "In 2023, sanctions on Russian oil exports by the EU caused a major shift in tanker trades and a 10% increase in average sailing distances for EU tanker imports. Now, attacks on ships in the Red Sea area have caused average sailing distances to increase a further 16% and tonne mile demand to increase 12% despite falling volumes," stated Niels Rasmussen, Chief Shipping Analyst at BIMCO. During the
  • Global Ports strengthens Petrolesport operations with new terminal equipment
    Global Ports, Russia's major port and terminal operator, has purchased three reachstackers and eight terminal tractors for its multipurpose marine terminal Petrolesport in the Big port of Saint Petersburg. The reachstackers were produced by China-based SANY equipment manufacturer and the terminal tractors were supplied by Chinese commercial vehicle manufacturer SHACMAN. Two of the reachstackers h
  • Normalising market challenges Transpacific contract negotiations
    Mainline operators have lost half of the gains seen during the early days of the Red Sea crisis, and this is placing the market in shippers' favour during Transpacific contract negotiations, according to the Baltic Exchange's latest report. Writing in the report, Vespucci Maritime CEO Lars Jensen noted that the pace of rate declines on the Transpacific and Asia-Europe lanes is slowing down, for n
  • Svitzer Europe appoints new Chief Commercial Officer
    Svitzer Europe, a global towage provider, has appointed Sara Gerdner Kalle as its new Chief Commercial Officer, effective from 1 April 2024. With nearly 25 years of experience in the logistics and supply chain industry, Sara Gerdner Kalle brings extensive expertise and strategic insight to her new position. "The opportunity to join Svitzer as the CCO for Europe was incredibly appealing due to the
  • Port of Valencia unveils bidders for new terminal construction
    The Port Authority of Valencia (PAV) has announced the four Temporary Joint Venures (TJVs) that have submitted bids for the tender for the execution of the works for the container terminal in the northern expansion of the Spanish port. The TJVs are: Acciona Construcción, SA - Jan de Nul nv - Grupo Bertolin, SAU Dragados, SA - Rover Maritime, SL - Torrescamara y Cia de Obras, SA - Dredging Interna
  • US container imports remain stable, with several potential global challenges to be seen
    In March, US container import volumes saw marginal growth compared to February, edging up by only 0.4% to reach 2,145,341 TEUs. However, TEU volumes experienced a significant increase of 15.7%, compared with the same month last year, and marked an even larger increase of 20.6%, compared with pre-pandemic levels in March 2019. Notably, the impact of the Chinese Lunar New Year might have obscured e
  • Box volumes increase at Georgia Ports amid ongoing expansion projects
    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) reported 436,000 TEUs in March, marking an 18.5% surge in trade compared to the same month last year. "With double-digit growth in the first quarter, we're excited about where we're going and thankful for the continued trust our customers place in Georgia Ports. No other port in the country can match Savannah's efficient operations, thanks to our GPA employees an
  • Maersk's former seafarers turn innovators with groundbreaking project for fresh water delivery from ships to ports
    A team of three Maersk employees, who are former seafarers, decided to undertake an innovative project that could store and deliver fresh water from vessels to ports, aiming to provide a solution for fresh water scarcity faced by regions all over the world. Cargo ships undertaking global trade are equipped with fresh water generator systems that produce clean drinking water by distilling sea wate
  • Maersk ship dodges Houthi missile
    United States forces have shot down an anti-ship ballistic missile that Houthi rebels allegedly fired at a Maersk ship in the Gulf of Aden. The US-flagged 2,500 TEU Maersk Yorktown was being escorted by the US Navy as it carried out feedering between Oman and Djibouti. US Central Command said that the ABSM was shot down at 3 am Yemen time on 9 April. It said, "The ASBM was likely targeting the MV

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Splash web site
APRIL 11, 2024
  • DryDel Shipping adds kamsarmax bulker to its fleet
    Greek bulker player DryDel Shipping has expanded its fleet with a 2015-built kamsarmax bulker. The 81,841 dwt Beluga, formerly the Nord Beluga, was delivered in Singapore to DryDel Shipping on Wednesday. It has been known for some time that the vessel has been bought for $27m but the buyer was described by brokers as an ...
  • Dolphin Drilling agrees $40m private placement
    Semisub rig owner Dolphin Drilling has raised NOK432m ($40m) via a private placement of some 72m shares. The company said in Oslo filing the net proceeds would be used to secure adequate runway towards having three out of the four rigs back in operation as well as to provide contingency related to uncertainty about the ...
  • Synnøve Seglem steps up to CEO role at Knutsen OAS Shipping
    Synnøve Seglem has stepped up to the CEO role at Norway's Knutsen OAS Shipping. Local media reports Seglem has taken over from Nils Kristian Strøm who is retiring after about 11 years at the helm and more than 20 years at Knutsen in various senior positions. Seglem, who joined Knutsen as a project engineer in ...
  • Baltimore bridge investigation targets ship's electrical failure
    Investigators in Baltimore are focusing on the Dali's electrical power system and its circuit breakers and have called in the ship's builder, Hyundai Heavy Industries from South Korea, with a preliminary report on this year's most high-profile shipping accident set to be released in the first week of May. Jennifer Homendy, chair of the National ...
  • Denmark bans scrubber discharges
    Denmark's government has joined the growing list of countries taking action against open-loop scrubbers, having reached a "broad political agreement" to ban the discharge of washwater from scrubbers into its waters, starting next year. The ban that covers ships with open-loop scrubbers out to 22 km from the Danish coasts comes into force on July ...
  • Geneva Dry Dialogues: Propel Marine
    Established in 2018 and headquartered in Western Australia, Propel Marine has built a strong name for itself as a go-to in Asia-Pacific for marine surveying, project cargo management, marine warranty surveys, inspection, and audit with operations now spanning major Australian ports, extending across the Tasman Sea to New Zealand, and reaching key global maritime centres ...
  • D'Amico buys MR product tanker for $43.5m
    Italian owner d'Amico International Shipping has agreed to buy the 50,000 dwt MR product tanker Amfitrion for a consideration of $43.5m. The acquisition was made by the Italian firm's Irish subsidiary, d'Amico Tankers. The vessel was built in 2017 by Samsung Heavy Industries Ningbo in China. According to the Equasis database, the tanker is managed ...
  • Boxship fleet upgrades stir debate
    The CMA CGM Arctic, a giant 15,264 teu containership, only made its maiden voyage out of the docks of Hyundai Samho shipyard in South Korea in June 2022, and yet it is already being penned in for a drydocking. The 366 m long ship (pictured) is one of the first of around 100 vessels ...
  • New maritime security firms emerge on the back of 'worrying' return of Somali pirates
    Similar to 15 years ago during the last Somalia piracy cycle, new maritime security companies are emerging. A total of 33 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were recorded around the world in the first three months of 2024, an increase from 27 incidents for the same period in 2023, according to the ...
  • Maersk unveils novel way ships can deliver fresh water to parched ports
    Three Maersk employees, all former seafarers, have come up with a system to deliver fresh water from vessels to ports. The project optimises an existing fresh water generation system onboard container vessels to further store and deliver it in tank containers to ports and regions facing scarcity of fresh water. Fresh water scarcity is an ...

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Lloyd's List web site
APRIL 11, 2024
  • Detained Rostock ship raises knotty sanctions questions
    The detained Atlantic Navigator II shows what happens when sanctions clash
  • Coalition calls for greater transparency on methane slip data in LNG engines
    One T&E representative argues that betting on LNG 'a complete trap', and if more data about methane slip was available...
  • Marine insurance premiums won't hit opcosts, Drewry predicts
    P&I clubs approach underwriting balance, while H&M insurers still slugging it out for market share
  • Ammonia bunkering coming to Norway and California
    The project at Fjord Base in Norway has been called a 'milestone' for ammonia as a source. Elsewhere, MAN Energy...
  • Maersk completes China's first ship-to-ship methanol bunkering in Shanghai
    Danish shipping giant carried out the landmark bunkering for its second methanol-powered containership Astrid Maersk, which is due for delivery...
  • Travlos calls on EU to safeguard shipping for public benefit
    Shipping panel at Greek political and economic summit underlines role of industry in preserving EU's competitiveness and security
  • Protest group threatens supply chain disruption
    The war in Gaza and actions in Yemen have seen protests against events in the region. One group is now...
  • Bangkok port's newest relocation attempt unlikely to materialise
    Pollution reduction cited as the main reason behind relocation, but other private terminals nearby could make any move redundant
  • Daily Briefing
    Cansi chief seeks united front with Japan on shipbuilding amid US reshoring push | Baltimore bridge collapse owners liability limitation...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
APRIL 11, 2024
  • Economic indicators point to slow growth in US freight demand
    A rebound in the US Freight Transportation Services Index is the latest of several indicators pointing to stronger seasonal freight activity, but excess capacity is diluting the impact of demand.
  • South Korea plans $4 billion program to double container ship capacity
    The government's latest move to increase the size of the national fleet has reportedly led HMM to reevaluate its own five-year expansion plan to invest around $11 billion, including funds for new vessels.
  • India-US ocean rates continue steady retreat from Red Sea-induced boost
    Still, more capacity is on the way for India-US shippers, with Ocean Network Express due to start its new West India-USEC standalone connection in late May.
  • NWSA unveils incentive program to boost carrier, rail and terminal performance
    The $11 million program that seeks to boost schedule reliability and volumes comes as the Seattle-Tacoma gateway saw its share of US imports from Asia decline year over year in February.
  • US import surge comes amid restocking, but puts port fluidity in the crosshairs
    The import strength goes beyond restocking, showing the impact of a recovery in housing and the US manufacturing resurgence, writes Peter Tirschwell.

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TradeWinds web site
APRIL 11, 2024
  • Opec: Oil demand remains robust despite price rises
    Producer group maintains growth predictions until the end of 2025
  • Rare deal takes Costas Dellaportas firm DryDel into ice-class bulker space
    Acquisition of former Norden vessel boosts Greek firm's owned and ordered fleet to 21 ships
  • DFDS to deploy fleet of battery electric ferries in the English Channel
    Initial pair will be in service by 2030 along with additional vessels running off ammonia and methanol
  • 'Extremely poor picture': Lloyd's of London slated over 'inadequate' environmental and human rights oversight
    Nearly half of large Lloyd's members scored lowest rating in sustainability report
  • Trafigura enters talks to lock in crude and product cargoes for a decade at French refinery
    Trader's joint venture with Entara enters into talks to buy Fos-sur-Mer plant
  • Hafnia denies buying TRF MR tanker duo it operates in chemical pool
    Owner says it has not acquired vessels reported sold by brokers
  • Secondhand tanker market players in 'euphoric state' as deal flow accelerates, Greek brokers say
    Allied Shipbroking argues money is best invested in modern assets currently
  • London lawyers Mike Lax and Stuart Dench jump ship to Hannaford Turner
    Legal experts had joined Rosling King in 2021 as part of a merger deal
  • K Line, NS United and Itochu named as owners of ammonia-fuelled bulker
    First of MAN Energy Solutions' new engines set to be installed in 2025
  • Exit shocks Copenhagen: Michael Bonderup leaves bulker operator BaltNav
    Line Lund Clausen is stepping in as partner at the handysize specialist
  • Union Maritime drives deeper into LR2 tanker market to extend $1.2bn newbuilding push
    Laurent Cadji explains investment in tanker segment and efforts to cut emissions
  • Synnove Seglem steps into top job at family's Knutsen OAS Shipping
    Deputy boss takes over as managing director as Nils Kristian Strom retires
  • Paschalis Diamantidis extends dry bulk push with kamsarmax bulker buy
    Greek shipowner pays below market levels to acquire his fourth bulk carrier
  • MOL and Hitachi Zosen team to trial methane slip solution on LNG-fuelled coal carrier
    While LNG fuel can reduce carbon emissions, methane slip remains an issue, says MOL
  • Svitzer Europe hires Maersk commercial chief to drive digitalisation
    Svitzer's owner AP Moller-Maersk is in the process of spinning off the company
  • Evangelos Marinakis scores healthy profit on product tanker sale to d'Amico International Shipping
    After a string of in-the-money purchase option buys, Italy's only listed shipping company expands with third-party vessel
  • Then there were none: Fractal fleet fractures after UK blacklisting blow
    The fleet of 26 vessels at the start of 2024 are now under five different management companies
  • 'Kill' the IPO: Trading giants Vitol, Mercuria and Trafigura pledge to stay private
    Top bosses ask why they would contemplate public listing when lenders are throwing money at them already
  • Houthi attacks open Red Sea as Russian oil shipment corridor as Western and Chinese owners pull back
    Main targets of attacks reroute vessels while others continue to move through zone, says Windward
  • MOL and Hitachi team to trial methane slip solution on LNG-fuelled coal carrier
    While LNG fuel can reduce carbon emissions, methane slip remains an issue, says MOL
  • Harry Vafias' C3is to slash share count by 99% to keep Nasdaq listing
    Reverse stock split will be carried out in the US on Thursday
  • Greek shipowner Ion Varouxakis breaks into tankers as Prodigy inks newbuildings
    Deal sees former FreeSeas chief executive move into the product market
  • 'New normal': Stolt-Nielsen shares on the rise after strong first quarter
    Chemical tanker owner's stock shoots up after positive response to results from analysts
  • Euronav paid out nearly $6m in severance as Saverys family cleared out bosses
    Annual report shows big termination awards to former CEO Hugo De Stoop and finance chief Lieve Logghe, among others
  • Hanwha Ocean floats unusual tender for early delivering VLCC berths
    Shipbuilder takes a unconventional approach to filling two unexpectedly vacant slots, but will buyers bite?
  • Five banks win battle to fund vessel electrification drive in Singapore
    Maritime regulator says it will now look into alternative financing solutions beyond debt financing
  • US hedge fund founder slams Euronav and Frontline tanker megadeal
    Alexander Saverys responds by saying victory in legal battle over merger collapse was not a foregone conclusion
  • Klaveness Combination Carriers sees rates hit all-time highs fuelled by tanker focus
    Better than expected bulker market also keeps Cabu caustic soda ships at strong levels
  • Qatar scoops lion's share of first quarter LNG carrier newbuilding orders
    More Q-Max vessels are expected but other players are due to join the mix in 2024
  • Thenamaris shows who is boss in well above market value sale of supramax bulker
    Chinese owner reportedly pays around $2m above estimated market value for Seaboss
  • Singapore set to showcase 'flying' hybrid marine transportation technology
    City-state to play host to domestically designed Wing-in-Ground effect craft and Swedish hydrofoiling electric ferry
  • Singapore's first-movers making electric vessel dream a reality
    Penguin and Pyxis power ahead with global dreams in Singapore

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American Shipper web site
APRIL 11, 2024
  • DOT launches mapping project to guide government spending on freight
    The government's long-awaited National Multimodal Freight Network has finally kicked off with a two-month request for information to help map out facilities and routes.
  • Cargo airline sends new Boeing 767 freighters directly to storage
    It's not a great return on investment to acquire an aircraft and immediately ground it because demand is soft. But that's what Saltchuk Aviation and its Alaska-based subsidiary Northern Air Cargo have done.
  • Tips for navigating the coming capacity correction
    We may be months away from a national market shift, but the time to start planning for it is now.

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Conftransport highlights seven topics to be addressed in EU to relaunch logistics and transport
Russian : The sector underlies the development of the single market.
COSCO expects a positive 2024 for the container sector
Waiting for a continuation of the growth trend in place for both shipping and production of containers
In April, container traffic in the port of Algeciras grew by 0.7% percent
More accentuated the increase (+ 7.4%) of the only containers in foreign transshipment abroad
Sharp improvement in the operational and economic performance of ZIM in the first quarter
Sharp improvement in the operational and economic performance of ZIM in the first quarter
Growth particularly sustained in service markets in the Pacific and Latin America
In the next 12 months the value of noli in containerized shipping could fall to historic lows
Danish Ship Finance believes that the effects of excess stir will become predominant
In March, freight traffic in the port of Genoa fell -3.9% percent and in Savona's airport-I'm going -24.2% percent.
In March, freight traffic in the port of Genoa fell -3.9% percent and in Savona's airport-I'm going -24.2% percent.
In the capital's record capital, the crucierists for the first quarter of the year
In April, freight traffic in Russian ports decreased by -8%
St. Petersburg
In the first quarter of 2024, it was 288.4 million tons of cargo (-4.3%)
Order at Fincantieri and EDGE for the construction of ten altura patrols
Abu Dhabi / Trieste
The two companies have formalized the creation of the joint venture Maestral
In the first three months of 2024, CMA CGM's revenue fell -7.0% percent.
In the first three months of 2024, CMA CGM's revenue fell -7.0% percent.
Decline of -11.3 per cent of the shipping business volume alone
In 2023 combined transport shipments to Europe decreased by -10.6%
Numerous the causes of the disappointing annual performance highlighted by UIRR associates
Last month the container traffic in the port of Valencia amounted to 457mila teu (+ 14.2%)
In the first four months of this year, the total was 1.7 million teu (+ 12.8%)
New US duties on imports from China that also affect ship-to-shore cranes
Washington / Beijing
Protest by the association of the Chinese steel industry
In the port of Hamburg it keeps containerized traffic as they drop the bulk
SEA Europe and industriAll Europe solicit an EU strategy for the European shipbuilding industry
Among the demands, the introduction of the "Made in Europe" requirement in public procurement
Logistics associations urge operators to be ready at the third stage of ICS2
Concerns about important goods in the European Union by sea
Marco Verzari is the new secretary general of Uiltransport
Undergoes to the demissary Tarlazzi
Switzerland increases investment for the exercise and renewal of the rail network
Expected investment contributions in favour of private facilities
Locomotives powered by Ultimo Miglio of Mercitalia Logistics in service to Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Used to transport cars from Campania to the Calabrian port
The terminalist company SSA Marine creates a division for cruises
It is led by Stefano Borzone, manager with experience in the industry
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in HHLA terminals increased by 3.4%
Stable revenues
The negative trend of the economic performance of Hapag-Lloyd continues.
The negative trend of the economic performance of Hapag-Lloyd continues.
In the first quarter of 2024, revenues fell by -24.2% percent. Noli down -32.0% and cargoes carried by the growing fleet of 6.9%
Brussels gives reason to Italy asking Austria to remove restrictions on road transport of goods to the Brenner
Rome / Vienna
The Tyrolese government announces that it is ready to fight before the EU Court of Justice
In the first quarter of 2024, shipping traffic in the Suez Canal collapsed by -42.9% percent.
In the first quarter of 2024, shipping traffic in the Suez Canal collapsed by -42.9% percent.
In March the reduction was -49.1%
In the first quarter of 2024, Evergreen's net profit rose +187,7 percent.
In the first quarter of 2024, Evergreen's net profit rose +187,7 percent.
Investment of more than 65 million in the purchase of new containers
HMM returns to record growth of quarterly economic results
HMM returns to record growth of quarterly economic results
In the first three months of 2024, revenues increased by 11.9% percent and net profit of 63.0% percent.
India invests in the development of the Iranian port of Shahid Behesthi (Chabahar)
Announced the next establishment of an indo-Iranian shipping company
Spinelli Srl renews the board of directors
New appointments after the precautionary measures arranged by the gip of the Genoa court against Aldo and Roberto Spinelli
In the first three months of 2024, the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna fell by -6.3%
In the first three months of 2024, the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna fell by -6.3%
In March, a decline of -1.5%
In the first quarter of this year, the container traffic made in Trieste by TMT decreased by -20.3%
In 2023, the traffic of short sea shipping between Spain and Italy fell by -5.2% percent.
The motorways of the sea have risen to ten compared to seven in 2022
In the first quarter of 2024, the net profit of Yang Ming grew by +173,1 percent.
In the first quarter of 2024, the net profit of Yang Ming grew by +173,1 percent.
The board has deliberated the purchase of new containers
Leonardo signs binding agreement for sale of Underwater Armaments & Systems to Fincantieri
Total transaction value of a maximum of 415 million euros
Uiltransport, well the amendment for workers of agencies for the port work of Gioia Tauro and Taranto
Provides for the extension of the allowance up to December
To develop its resilience the port of Livorno looks to the southern shore of the Mediterranean
Next month an agreement with the Egyptian port of Damietta
Decarbonization of shipping could create up to four million jobs in the energy supply chain
Study of the Getting to Zero Coalition
In the first three months of 2024 the traffic in goods in the port of Venice decreased by -9.8%
In the first three months of 2024 the traffic in goods in the port of Venice decreased by -9.8%
Growth of liquid bulk and rotatable bulk. Decline of solid bulk and containers
ISS-Tositti and intergroup have established the newco ISS-Tositti Agency
Synergistic fusion of the skills of both realities
Rasmussen (Bimco) : When the ships return to cross Suez shipping containerized shipping will have to reckon with an excess of stir
Currently the impact of record deliveries of container carriers is absorbed by the additional capacity needed for the route around Africa
U.S. Intermarine enters the segment of the reins
Established the Intermarine Bulk Carriers that will manage the bulk carriers of the German group Harren
President of the Liguria Region, former president of West Liguria's AdSP, and entrepreneur Spinelli
Among those achieved by the measures, the president of Ente Bacini
WWF, sustainable planning for the largest marine areas in the EU is fragmented and incomplete
WWF, sustainable planning for the largest marine areas in the EU is fragmented and incomplete
The most discomforting scenario is that of the Mediterranean basin
In the first quarter the performance of combined transport in the EU kicked off
Decrease in container traffic, strikes, work on infrastructure and weak economy among causes
Maersk warns that the expansion of the crisis area in the Middle East increases shipping costs
Reported a 15 -20% reduction in capacity on the route from the Far East to the North Europe / Mediterranean
FS Logistics Pole orders Alstom 70 new locomotives with the option to buy more 30
Go Ligure
Commits from more than 323 million. Taking delivery to go Ligure a locomotive for freight transport
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%)
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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
They will rise from five to six the weekly rotations of the Melzo-Rotterdam service of Hannibal
Increase in frequency as of June 10
In 2023, the revenues of Maritime stations increased by 18.5%
Net profit to 1.7 million euros (+ 75.5%)
In the first three months of 2024, freight traffic in the port of Koper fell by -6.6% percent.
In March, the decline was -3.1% percent.
In April, freight traffic in the port of Singapore grew by 8.8%
The containers were equal to 3.4 million teu (+ 3.8%)
Quarterly traffic of the growing containers for Eurogate and Contship Italia
In the first three months of 2024 the eventful volumes increased by 8.0% percent and 4.9% percent respectively.
Meyer Werft has delivered to Silversea the new luxury cruise ship Silver Ray
Papenburg / Vienna
It has a capacity of 728 passengers
In the first three months of 2024, new orders acquired by Fincantieri fell by -40.7% percent.
Stable the revenues
Call for tenders for the structural adjustment of a quay of the port of Ancona
The amount of the contract is 16.5 million euros
Port operators in La Spezia call for a relaunch of the port
The Spezia
They solicit targeted and effective actions
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Montenegrin ports grew by 1.8% percent
The flow to and from Italy has increased by 16.2%
GNV installs a system to ensure the stability of ships
NAPA Stability, developed by Finnish NAPA, has been extended to ferries
Decided to drop -24.9% percent of goods in Croatian ports in the first quarter of this year
Decided to drop -24.9% percent of goods in Croatian ports in the first quarter of this year
The containers were equal to 92mila teu (-0.4%)
Vard will build two Commissioning Service Operation Vessel
They are intended for a company in Taiwan
The new maritime station of the port of Termoli is running.
In 2023 the Molisan climber handled more than 217mila passengers (+ 5%)
New line of CTN that links the ports of La Goulette, Livorno, Salerno and Rades
Will be inaugurated on May 21
In the first three months of 2024 the revenues of Wan Hai Lines grew by 8.1%
Net profit of approximately 143 million US dollars
The growth trend of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming is continuing.
Taipei / Keelung
In April, it increased by 42.4% percent and 35.3% percent, respectively.
Evergreen orders 10,000 new containers
Committed 32.3 million to the Dong Fang International Container (Hong Kong)
Vard will build an Ocean Energy Construction Vessel for Island Offshore
It will be delivered in the first quarter of 2027. Option for two more ships
Lombardy among the most virtuous regions in food transport
Over 50% of the controlled temperature vehicles are matriculated in classes 5 and 6
Positive quarterly economic performance by Wallenius Wilhelmsen
Lysaker / Oslo
Ad Emanuele Grimaldi on 5.12% of the capital of the Höegh Autoliners
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in New York increased by 11.7%
New York
In March, growth was 22.1% percent
Inaugurated the road of connection with the new areas of the port of Piombino
The infrastructure cost 10.1 million euros.
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
Tomorrow in Livorno a conference on the history of the city port
It will be talked about architecture, trade and politics between the XVI and the twentieth century
On April 11, the sixth edition of the "Italian Port Days" will begin.
Also this year the project has been divided into two sessions : the first in the spring and the second from September 20 to October 20
››› Meetings File
Chabahar Port: US says sanctions possible after India-Iran port deal
(BBC News)
Iran says MSC Aries vessel seized for 'violating maritime laws'
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Mario Mattioli
Roma, 27 ottobre 2023
››› File
First quarter of the year hardship for Finnlines
Accentuated increase in operating costs
In 2023 the turnover of Fercam decreased by -6%
Established a company in Lithuania
ICTSI recorded record quarterly economic performance
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Albanian ports increased by 3.4% percent
Passengers decreased by -1.9%
Speeding up the times to make the port of the Spezia and its retroport the first ZFD
The Spezia
They ask for maritime agents, customs officers and freight forwarders
Air and passenger routing service in the ports of Olbia and Gulf Aranci
It will be managed by the Roman Italpol Fiduciary Services
Decision to drop -15.1% percent of goods in the port of Taranto in the first quarter
The loads at the landing decreased by -21.0% and those at the embarkation of -8.7%
This year the national forum for rail freight transport Mercintrain will be held in Padua
It will take place within the scope of Green Logistics Expo
Inaugurated in Safaga, Egypt, a factory for the construction of tugboats
Ten naval units will be carried out for Suez Canal Authority
New Italy-Libya-Egypt service of Tarros and Messina
The Spezia / Genoa
It will be inaugurated in mid-June and made with two ships
Tomorrow PSA Venice will open the Venetian terminal to the port community and the city
Hannibal plans to activate a rail link between Italy, Hungary and Romania
Two weekly rotations will be inaugurated by the end of 2024.
Approved the 2023 consuntive budget of the Central Tirreno's AdSP
Annunziata : the coming years, fundamentals to finalise the European investment of the PNRR
Sensitive increase in the production and sale of CIMC dry boxes
Hong Kong
Chinese firm responds to growth in demand
Approved the consuntive budget 2023 of the AdSP of the South Tyrrhenic and Ionian
Joy Tauro
May 6 meeting at MIT on the future of the Gioia Tauro Port Agency
The 2023 budget of the East Ligure Sea AdSP shows a primary surplus of six million
The Spezia
In the year new investments of around 17 million euros
Cargotec's quarterly net profit to 81.2 million (+ 11.8%)
In the first three months of 2024, revenues fell by -1.7% percent.
The negative trend of the economic performance of the ONE continues, less marked.
The negative trend of the economic performance of the ONE continues, less marked.
In the first three months of 2024 the goods in containers carried by the fleet increased by 15.6%
The Genovese Messina has taken delivery of the largest ship in its fleet
The "Jolly Verde" is a 6,300-teu container ship
The inclusion of the Civitavecchia port in the Core network of the TEN-T network is final.
On Wednesday the OK of the European Parliament
In 2023 the goods transported by Rail Cargo Group decreased by -11%
Revenue in decline of -1.8%
Sustained quarterly growth of new orders acquired by Wärtsilä
In the first three months of this year, the group's revenues fell by -9.8% percent.
DIS orders two more new tankers LR1
New commits at the Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding Co.
An MSC container ship targeted with missiles and drones in the Gulf of Aden
San'a ' /Portsmouth
No damage to the ship and crew
Approved the consuntive budget 2023 of the Central Adriatic AdSP
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