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26 May 2024 - Year XXVIII
Independent journal on economy and transport policy
04:07 GMT+2
April 15, 2024

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Exim India web site
APRIL 15, 2024
  • Focus on modernising, mechanising & digitising operations has led to all-time high total volume for Major Ports in FY2024: Ministry
  • Dr N. Vinodkumar given additional charge as Chairperson of Deendayal Port Authority
  • World merchandise trade seen recovering in 2024 & 2025
  • Surveys indicate macroeconomic sentiments improving
  • Resolve legacy adjudication cases: CBIC
  • TVS ILP invests INR 125 cr. into upcoming state-of-the-art warehousing facility in Cuttack
  • UNCTAD rebrands to "UN Trade & Development"
  • JNPA and PFC discuss financing for Vadhvan Port
  • Paradip Multipurpose Clean Cargo Terminal creates new discharge record
  • COSCO SHIPPING Lines introduces traceable and verifiable green certificates with GSBN, empowered by blockchain technology
  • Return of Somali piracy causing concern
  • DGTR recommends anti-dumping duty on sodium cyanide from China, EU, Japan, Korea
  • Baltic Exchange Market Report (12 April 2024)
  • Key facilities come together for project to digitally connect the maritime and inland port community
  • DFCCIL talking to e-commerce, logistics firms for cargo transportation
  • OOCL's Q1 2024 operational update

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International Transport Journal web site
APRIL 15, 2024
  • United Cargo cuts the ribbon on new EWR facility
  • Digital trade solutions on show in Côte d'Ivoire
  • Eurotranspharma expands in Europe
  • GW gets the green light in Austria
  • Tiaca welcomes six new members
  • Getlink acquires Channel Ports
  • Rates continue to rise despite holiday periods
  • Data flow trial kicks off
  • Decades of experience join TGP
  • Growing in the Romanian market
  • More security and more funding
  • Seafarers' welfare in the spotlight
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • New all-cargo air route links Hangzhou with Miami
  • DHL lands new contract in Europe
  • A long and fulfilling career with Meachers
  • Benefits for customers, employees and drivers
  • International deal revamps Brazilian port

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The Loadstar web site
APRIL 12, 2024
  • 'Slow season' and ocean network stabilisation easing pressure on rates
  • Adjustors sharpen their pencils on rumours that Dali owner has called General Average
  • Vehicle imports clogging up terminals at European auto ports
  • Kuehne + Nagel reshuffles the suits - leaks, views, sights
  • Soaring air freight rates may level out as summer capacity takes off
  • DVZ radar: DHL Express awaits the next e-commerce star
  • China acts to improve reliability of block trains bound for Europe
  • Sniping starts as battle for control of Norfolk Southern Railway heats up
  • US splashes out to grab a slice of the semiconductor manufacturing pie
  • Ammonia, not methanol, will be the 'green fuel of the future'

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Marine Log web site
APRIL 12, 2024
  • Ukraine's two new minehunters prepare for multi-national exercises
    Two Ukrainian minehunter ships, recently transferred from the U.K. Royal Navy to Ukraine's navy, have arrived in Portsmouth, England ahead of a series of multi-national naval exercises. The arrival of the ships,
  • VIDEO: Key Bridge response, what's new?
    As the Key Bridge response Unified Command continues efforts to reopen access to the Port of Baltimore, the NTSB continues its investigation into what went wrong on board the containership Dali before

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Container News web site
APRIL 12, 2024
  • NYK pioneers truck-to-ship fuel ammonia bunkering
    At the Sea Japan 2024 event, NYK announced its plans to supply fuel ammonia at the end of May to an upcoming NYK-owned ammonia-fueled tugboat ("A-tug") slated for completion in June. This milestone was celebrated during a ceremony held on 10 April at the booth of the "GI Foundation for the Development of Ships with Domestic Ammonia-Fueled Engines," with attendees including Yuichiro Kato, head of
  • Vitesco Technologies and DHL form strategic partnership
    Vitesco Technologies established a strategic partnership with DHL Supply Chain, where DHL serves as the Lead Logistics Partner (LLP). Commencing in March, DHL will centrally manage the logistics operations of Vitesco Technologies' twelve European locations from the LLP Center of Excellence based in Warsaw, Poland. This partnership entails overseeing approximately 100,000 transport movements withi
  • Gebrüder Weiss establishes central IT and logistics hub near Austria's freight terminal
    Gebrüder Weiss, a globally operating full-service logistics provider, is setting up a central location for IT and logistics near Wolfurt's freight terminal, ensuring the retention of local employment opportunities. The municipality of Wolfurt in Vorarlberg, Austria, has approved the commencement of construction for Gebrüder Weiss' IT and logistics centre at the Wolfurt industrial park. This decis
  • Maersk restructures Europe-West Africa service network
    Danish ocean carrier Maersk has announced changes in its Europe-West Africa service network, which will take effect from the 17th week of the year. The company said that the WAF7 and WAF13 services will be merged and will be extended to Coega in South Africa aiming to meet the seasonal market demand in the country, while the WAF2 service will be upgraded and extended to Freetown in Sierra Leone.
  • Carriers spot bargaining room for India-Middle East cargo as Red Sea gains fade
    India-Persian Gulf trades seem to be a glaring exception for container lines, as they are rapidly losing the pricing steam they have had from the Red Sea crisis on the larger trade lanes. Most mainline carriers have announced rate hikes in the form of general rate increases (GRIs) and peak season surcharges (PSSs) for shipments from India to various Middle East ports, from next week. CMA CGM will
  • OOCL's revenues fall despite container volume uptick
    In the first quarter of 2024, the total revenues of Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) decreased by 9% year-over-year to US$2 billion. At the same time, the carrier's total liftings increased by 3.4% to 1.8 million TEUs, with the loadable capacity also showing a growth of 2.2%. Additionally. the overall load factor experienced a 0.9% increase compared to the same period in 2023. OOCL said the
  • Wan Hai Lines names new boxships
    Taiwan's container carrier Wan Hai Lines held ship naming ceremonies for its new container ships, Wan Hai 372 and Wan Hai 376. The two vessels are in the series of 3,055 TEU boxships built by Japan Marine United Corporation ARIAKE Shipyard. TSENG, LING-LIN, spouse of Steve Chang, Executive Vice President Commercial Department of Oriental Petrochemical (Taiwan) Co., Ltd. and YINGYING CHENG, spouse
  • Port NOLA secures 10-year lease agreement with The Kearney Companies
    Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) has announced a new 10-year lease agreement with The Kearney Companies, a subsidiary of Precision Terminal Logistics (PTL), solidifying their longstanding partnership. This agreement represents a significant step forward in the collaboration between Port NOLA, The Kearney Companies, and the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB), which provides vital rail services
  • South Korea's Busan Port boosts container capacity with new automated terminal
    South Korea's Busan New Port has launched a seventh container terminal extending its box capacity. The terminal's opening ceremony was held on 5 April and was attended by South Korea's President Yoon Suk Yeol, who lauded the facility as a milestone in turning Busan Port into a world-class smart port and hub for global logistics. The new facility is the first fully automated terminal in the countr
  • Riga leads European port collaboration
    The Port of Riga has taken the initiative as a founding member of the Association of Four Sea Ports by endorsing a collective commitment with Cartagena in Spain, Trieste and Monfalcone in Italy, and ports along the North Sea in Belgium and the Netherlands. The shared objective of this declaration is to bolster port operations in sustainability, energy efficiency, digitalization, and European tran

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Splash web site
APRIL 12, 2024
  • Greenpeace targets vessel accused of fuelling Russia's shadow fleet
    Friday morning saw activists from Greenpeace Nordic launch a protest against a bunker vessel accused of fuelling the Russian so-called shadow fleet in open seas off the Swedish island, Gotland. The activists approached the vessel in two ribs and painted Oil is war - People want peace on the side. "The 125 metre long bunker ...
  • JERA to perform first-ever truck-to-ship bunkering of fuel ammonia
    Japan's largest utility JERA has decided to implement truck-to-ship bunkering of ammonia to an ammonia-fuelled tugboat owned by NYK Line. JERA has concluded a joint study agreement with NYK and Resonac aimed at achieving the world's first bunkering of ammonia to ships. The Japanese company has now opted to supply ammonia to the A-Tug by ...
  • Jinhui turns to charter market in latest fleet boost
    Chinese bulker operator Jinhui Shipping and Transportation is expanding its fleet with its first long-term charter-in deal this year. The Oslo- and Hong Kong-listed company, better known for its secondhand sale and purchase activities, has contracted a 2016-built ultramax named Pacific Lilly for at least 22 months from the Singapore-based unit of Chinese enterprise Zhejiang ...
  • Beijing unveils coal reserves plan
    The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) in Beijing has unveiled a domestic coal production reserve system that will commence from 2027. The system would ensure an emergency 300m tons of annual coal production could be dispatched across the nation when needed from 2030. Three years ago at a time when the country was hit ...
  • PaxOcean to build first electric vessels for Kuok-led alliance
    The Kuok Maritime Group-led Coastal Sustainability Alliance (CSA) has announced the start of construction of the first fully electric PXO tug and supply boat by PaxOcean Group. These zero-emissions vessels are among the first and largest local electric harbour craft designed for operation in Singapore's coastal waters. They are targeted for deployment in 2025, ahead ...
  • Subsea 7 lands Gulf of Mexico contract
    Oslo-listed Subsea 7 has landed a contract worth between $50m and $150m with Talos Energy for the Sunspear development in the Gulf of Mexico. The project in Green Canyon Block 78 involves the subsea tieback of one production well at Sunspear to the Prince platform, 12 km to the north. Under the contract, Subsea 7 ...
  • Insurance pay-outs from Baltimore bridge disaster in the spotlight
    Cargo insurer WK Webster is reporting that general average looks to have been declared by the owners of the wrecked Dali containership which destroyed Baltimore's largest bridge and crippled the city's port operations last month. General average means all parties involved with the cargo will have to share in the cost of the salvage operations. ...
  • Atlantic Oceanic puts fresh MPSV acquisition to work
    Offshore vessel owner Atlantic Oceanic has chartered out its recently acquired multipurpose supply unit. The 1991-built Atlantic Spirit has been fixed for four years to Connecticut-based ThayerMahan for offshore wind-related work in Asia. The US outfit with eight European and Jones Act-compliant offshore vessels, picked up the vessel as Tek-Ocean Spirit from Melbourne-based Tek-Ocean Energy ...
  • CY Shipping and BigLift Shipping order two ships in China
    Partners CY Shipping and BigLift Shipping have increased their fleet of heavylift vessels to six vessels, by adding two ships at Jing Jiang Nanyang Shipbuilding in China. The first vessel, owned by CY Shipping, will be delivered in Q4 2025 and the second vessel, owned by BigLift Shipping, in Q2 2026. The 180 m long ...

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Lloyd's List web site
APRIL 12, 2024
  • General average declared in Baltimore bridge collapse
    Singapore-based Grace Ocean has declared a general average, a source told Lloyd's List on Friday. The move means shippers with...
  • Red Sea crisis propels OOCL first-quarter revenue
    Results come as Red Sea blockade helped to absorb substantial available box shipping capacity, thereby shoring up freight markets
  • IMB report shows Somali piracy spike
    Piracy levels in the Gulf of Guinea continue to decline, while 'opportunistic' crime in the Singapore Strait could have unintended...
  • As tanker stocks rise, Frontline savours new high and Euronav is left out of the party
    Most tanker stocks are up double digits year to date, led by Frontline, climbing 23%. And then there is Euronav...
  • Panama Canal: It never pours but it rains
    Reduced capacity could soon be the new normal for at least three years in every decade
  • China-run Hambantota port starts box business
    Move expected to ease congestion at compatriot Colombo, which is widely used by major carriers to connect European cargo to...
  • Tanker tonne-miles at record levels in 2024, says IEA
    Positive demand signals for tankers sees global oil demand trimmed by Paris-based energy agency to 103.2m barrels per day in...
  • Main lane rates dip again as shippers look to contracts
    With only weeks to go before the May contracts start on the transpacific, indications are that carriers will reach break-even...
  • IMO supports cargo screening to tackle illegal wildlife trade
    IMO adopts resolution to recommend cargo screening measures to help identify criminal trades
  • BigLift and CY Shipping expand partnership with heavy transport vessel newbuilding contract
    Spliethoff subsidiary BigLift and South Korea's CY Shipping are expanding their four-vessel joint venture with an order for one vessel...
  • Denmark bans scrubber discharge in its waters
    Open-loop scrubber discharge will be banned from July 2025 with closed-loop following in 2029
  • Guangzhou port general manager resigns amid management shake-up
    Former chairman Li Yibo resigned in the past week and is reportedly under investigation by China's anti-graft authority
  • US senators rally behind labour groups urging China shipbuilding probe
    Six US senators urged the USTR to open a Section 301 investigation and consider proposed relief measures, backing the petition...
  • Daily Briefing
    Panama Canal finally begins to rebound after drought-driven dive | Coalition calls for greater transparency on methane slip data in...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
APRIL 12, 2024
  • Roadrunner expands in Atlanta with overhaul of former Yellow terminal
    A rebuilt facility with 75 dock doors and parking for 300 trailers will anchor Roadrunner's network in the Southeast as the less-than-truckload carrier expands.
  • US truckload exits slowing, LTL pricing 'normalizing' in second quarter
    Improving economic indicators are drawing small carriers back to trucking, while the LTL market continues settling post-Yellow, analysts told a Journal of Commerce webcast.
  • MPV indices inch higher as global disruptions tighten vessel supply
    Toepfer Transport says improving demand and the ongoing threat to shipping caused by the Houthi militant attacks in the Red Sea region have boosted fleet utilization.
  • Boost in US demand pushes trans-Atlantic Q1 volumes to pre-pandemic levels
    Firm growth in imports from Europe in the first quarter has lifted rates to more sustainable levels for carriers as the trans-Atlantic trade lane appears to have finally turned the page on a dismal 2023.
  • OOCL's first-quarter volume gains offset by falling rates
    Ocean carriers have yet to report their Q1 financial results, but the operational update by OOCL is a clear indication that the global supply-demand imbalance remains a challenge.
  • Boost in US demand pushes trans-Atlantic Q1 volumes to pre-pandemic levels
    Firm growth in imports from Europe in the first quarter has lifted rates to more sustainable levels for carriers as the trans-Atlantic trade lane appears to have finally turned the page on a dismal 2023.
  • Hong Kong's competitiveness takes another hit with revamp of alliance connectivity
    But the port has an action plan in place to win back business, including development of a green bunkering hub, digitizing port operations and boosting multimodal connections.

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TradeWinds web site
APRIL 12, 2024
  • NYK gears up for pioneering truck-to-ship ammonia fuelling operation
    JERA poised to supply fuel to tug powered by alternative fuel
  • LNG carrier spot index sinks to lowest level in two years amid quiet market
    Baltic Exchange market barometer moves mostly sideways amid scant activity
  • General average to be declared over Dali bridge strike
    Cargo and vessel interests will share costs as clean-up operation continues in Baltimore
  • Editor's selection: Tanker orders, Wall Street landmarks and revolving doors in Copenhagen
    These are the major shipping stories making the headlines this week
  • Italy's FSRU Toscana unhooks and is taken in tow to first repairs docking
    Unit set to undergo works in Genoa and then Marseilles before returning to service in October
  • OOCL quarterly revenue pummelled by transatlantic rates
    Cosco-controlled liner operator sees gains in transpacific revenue, not enough to stave off a slump
  • VLGC owner Petredec opens LPG terminal in booming Indian market
    Shipowner expands its downstream operation with Andhra Pradesh facility
  • Flex LNG bags charter extension taking ship hire through to 2032
    Charterer Cheniere swoops in on option as market wallows
  • First LNG carrier braves Gulf of Suez after three month hiatus due to Houthi threat
    Global gas fleet has given waterway a wide berth since mid-January but shipment may not signal a return
  • Greenpeace protesters target bunker tanker over 'support for Russian oil exports'
    Green activists say the Zircone has been refuelling tankers shipping Russian oil
  • Container giants face annus horribilis as billion-dollar profits evaporate
    Container giants post $700m final-quarter loss as profits plummet $191.5bn over the full year
  • W Marine jumps into ultramax bulker market after profitable sale of oldest ships
    Rolling fleet renewal strategy takes Greek owner Yiannis Sarantitis into new market territory
  • BW Offshore sends FPSO to Hong Kong-compliant breakers
    Company parts ways with the last vessel it was holding for sale
  • 'Old boiler' Mike Lax puts off retirement thoughts with offer too good to refuse
    London shipping veteran explains why he took rejuvenating legal role with Hannaford Turner
  • Wavelength Podcast: Listings, big-name exits and how cash-rich owners are spending their money
    Hafnia's bite of the big apple, Copenhagen's revolving doors, Asian shipyards reap gold as owners begin to spend
  • 'Enormous vulnerabilities': Why US-flagged shipping isn't ready for war
    For some experts, the shortage of American mariners is more concerning than the lack of vessels
  • Henriette Thygesen scoops top board roles after ending 30-year Maersk career
    Svitzer, Maersk Oil and Maersk Tankers alumni re-emerges at Vestas and ISS
  • EDT Shipmanagement 'steadfast' on fleet expansion after string of acquisitions
    Cypriot owner believes growth strategy aligns with post-pandemic resurgence in offshore markets
  • Russian oil product shipments under threat as Ukraine drones strike refineries
    Crude exports up as Moscow switches from domestic refining after 11 refineries hit since January, says IEA
  • Heavylift partners BigLift and CY Shipping add to fleet with newbuilding orders
    Dutch and South Korean partners expand cooperation with deal at Jing Jiang Nanyang
  • Will Joe Biden tax Chinese ships to make US shipping great again? That's what US unions want
    US trade representative is all but certain to launch probe into Beijing's support of shipbuilding
  • Low-profile Greek firm Navitas makes dash for post-panamax bulkers
    Athens-based firm emerges as buyer of an Oldendorff vessel and a Chinese-built sister ship
  • Odfjell launches transition finance framework with $30m term loan
    Secured total financing of $130m from five banks
  • Tanker tonne-miles hit five-year high as flaring crises fuel spike
    Houthi attacks and Russian aggression boost tanker prospects, says IEA
  • European Union votes to allow member states to ban Russian LNG imports
    Questions arise regarding whether countries will take advantage of new gas law?
  • John Fredriksen books first large bulker order in over half a decade with newcastlemax deal
    Seatankers is said to have ordered four 210,000-dwt bulker newbuildings worth around $274m
  • Evangelos Pistiolis pivots Top Ships from Nasdaq to New York Stock Exchange
    Greek tanker owner aims to enhance long-term value with move from the Nasdaq
  • DHT pushes up VLCC spot rates as brokers report busier Atlantic market
    Second-quarter bookings are a little stronger than first three months for US owner
  • Shell's Claire Wright poised to join Hanwha Ocean in UK
    South Korean shipbuilder continues to bring in new faces as it hones structure
  • LNG specialist Richard Holtum being lined up for top job at Trafigura, report claims
    Sources tell Reuters CEO Jeremy Weir is preparing the ground for his successor
  • Heavy-lift partners BigLift and CY Shipping add to fleet with newbuilding orders
    Dutch and South Korean partners expand cooperation with deal at Jing Jiang Nanyang yard
  • Jinhui opts to charter rather than buy in face of rising prices
    Owner says latest deal allows it to bypass inflationary pressures in shipping
  • Hafnia finance chief cashes in $1.9m shares in Oslo after New York listing
    Perry van Echtelt still holds $2.9m of company stock
  • Cash-rich liner giants pose hurdles for new CEO of Global Ship Lease
    New chief executive explains role of boxship tonnage providers in era when lines buy their own ships
  • Harren Tankers tied to profitable vessel sales as it pares down fleet
    German firm may have earned more than $100m over the past 12 months by selling one LR1 tanker and seven small clean ones
  • Kuok-backed initiative agrees to build its first electric vessels
    Singapore alliance also expands membership with new entrants including country's largest bank
  • Sinokor set to recycle two more feeder container ships
    South Korean shipowner continues with its clear-out of ships built in the late 1990s
  • Singapore's first-movers making electric vessel dream a reality
    Penguin and Pyxis power ahead with global dreams in Singapore
  • Vietnam Maritime seeks to strike it lucky with a second bite at bulker sale
    Previous sales tender process did not produce a satisfactory bid, brokers say

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American Shipper web site
APRIL 12, 2024
  • Descartes: Container import volume trajectory is strong
    The East and Gulf Coast ports continue to take market share from the largest West Coast ports, which had a challenging March.

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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
DSV, Maersk and MSC among claimants to acquisition of DB Schenker
New York
Also offered by a consortium led by CVC Capital Partners and Carlyle
Spanish ports are benefitting from the effects of the crisis in the Red Sea
In the first quarter of this year, transshipment containers increased by 18.6% percent.
Conftransport highlights seven topics to be addressed in EU to relaunch logistics and transport
Fincantieri creates a company in Saudi Arabia
"The aim is to create a strategic partnership for the development of shipbuilding in the country," he said.
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%
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
In the first three months of 2024, the German climber handled 27.4 million tonnes of cargo (-3.3%).
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
The first of the drawers of the new foranea dam has arrived in Genoa.
It was laid at -25 meters deep
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
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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
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
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
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
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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
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