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April 19, 2024

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Exim India web site
APRIL 19, 2024
  • CONCOR & PSA ink MoU to collaborate in offering seamless, cost-effective end-to-end logistics service
  • Softlink Global's LogiTHON to recreate the future of logistics industry
  • Sharp drop in blank sailings
  • GDP to grow by 6.8 pc in FY25: IMF
  • Introduction of Online Ship Reporting for the Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, Bab al Mandeb Strait, Red Sea, Somali Basin, and Arabian Sea Region
  • PIL joins DCSA to advance container shipping digitalisation standards
  • Repercussions on global trade, shipping seen due to Middle East tension
  • Exporters looking at revising contracts due to current shipping risks
  • Strike at Gangavaram port impacts operations
  • Somali pirates release vessel after ransom payment
  • Container throughput up again at Port of Antwerp-Bruges as total cargo increase shows its resilience despite external challenges

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International Transport Journal web site
APRIL 19, 2024
  • Handing over the baton at WSC
  • Combined waste transport minimises CO2 emissions
  • IAG Cargo to return to Abu Dhabi
  • Changing of the guard at Royal Mail Group
  • More logistics capacities near Stuttgart
  • First logisticians to test eActros 600s at work
  • Building a regional blended-wing-body aircraft
  • First CFO at Loxxess
  • Border pre-registration zone in Coqelles ready
  • Pan-American expansion
  • A year of growth for Thessaloniki
  • From California via Cologne to the Netherlands
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • APM Terminals Buenos Aires appoints MD
  • Boosting customs capabilities in Ireland
  • US railroads extend partnership
  • Covid's heavy toll on container shipping
  • A hydrogen corridor from Bilbao to Amsterdam

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The Loadstar web site
APRIL 18, 2024
  • Unfazed Prologis sheds light on 3PLs, Baltimore & Southern California
  • CMA CGM puts Bolloré Polynesian subsidiary up for sale
  • Carriers look to short-term gains over blanking, as Red Sea crisis props up rates
  • Pre-earnings: Kuehne + Nagel, the 'most attractive near-term prospect'
  • Cargo flows through Dubai delayed by flooding, with 300 flights cancelled
  • Cargo flows out of the Gulf have been upended after two years' worth of rain ...
  • Rising costs and lack of drivers means it's still a bumpy road for hauliers
  • Caesar Luikenaar: a few growing pains as WEC Lines eyes new horizons
  • Forwarders: can an airline do without them? An age-old debate airs
  • Middle East erupts, Dali general average, IATA CNS 'live' and forwarders hit back

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Marine Log web site
APRIL 18, 2024
  • Steerprop selected to supply propulsion packages for Canadian MPVs
    Canada's Seaspan Shipyards has selected Finnish propulsion system specialist Steerprop to provide a comprehensive Polar Class 4 (PC 4) propulsion package for the first flight of Multi-Purpose Vessels (MPVs) it is building
  • U.S. Trade Representative to investigate unfair Chinese shipbuilding practices
    United States Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai has taken up a petition that, among other remedies, seeks to see a port charge imposed on Chinese-built ships calling U.S. ports. As we reported

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Container News web site
APRIL 18, 2024
  • Thessaloniki Port reports over US$90 million annual revenues
    Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A. (ThPA S.A.) has released its financial results for the financial year 2023, reporting consolidated revenue of US$92 million, relatively stable compared with the previous year's levels. The container business of the port authority demonstrated significant revenue growth, exceeding 12% to reach US$64 million. Similar growth rates were observed in the real estate sec
  • Navigating the Seas of Shipping Logistics: Unveiling the Best Software Solutions
    In the vast ocean of global commerce, efficient shipping logistics software serves as the compass guiding businesses through turbulent waters. From managing inventory to optimizing routes, these tools streamline operations, enhance visibility, and ensure timely delivery of goods. As the demand for seamless supply chain management continues to surge, the quest for the best software solutions inten
  • Contship Italia unveils strategic investment in La Spezia Container Terminal
    During a two-day gathering between the Melzo and Spezia offices, Tom Eckelmann, a board member and shareholder of Contship Italia Group, reaffirmed Eurokai's steadfast commitment to bolstering the company's growth amidst significant transformations and development endeavours. Eckelmann conveyed a message of continuity and assurance to senior management and employees, underscoring Contship's pivot
  • Red Sea disruption pushing up container values and rates
    Container values have risen significantly across almost all sectors and age categories since the start of the year. Following an extended period of declines, where values fell steadily for this sector after reaching a record peak during the Container boom at the end of Q1 2022. However, since January 2024, values have taken a turn in the opposite direction and older vessels have shown the most st
  • Port of Rotterdam handles 3.3 million TEUs in 2024 Q1
    For the first time in three years, the container segment of the Rotterdam port is experiencing a slight uptick in throughput volumes. There's been a 3.3% increase in tonnes moved, rising from 31.5 million tonnes to 32.5 million tonnes, and a 2% rise in TEUs, reaching 3.3 million TEUs in the first quarter of 2024 at the Dutch port. The situation in the Red Sea resulted in a notable decline in ship
  • Hapag-Lloyd boosts rates from Far East to Europe
    Hamburg-based container line Hapag-Lloyd has announced increased ocean tariff rates for Freight All Kinds (FAK) between Far East and North Europe as well as the Mediterranean. The increase applies for cargo transported in 20' and 40' dry containers, including high cube equipment, and reefer for sailings commencing on 1 May. Destination 20' Dry 40' Dry 40' HC 20' RF 40' RF North Europe* US$1,650 U
  • NWSA container volumes rise in March
    March saw Northwest Seaport Alliance's (NWSA) container volumes reaching 261,495 TEUs, marking an 8.5% growth over the same month in 2023. Year-to-date volume comparisons indicate a 2.9% increase to 699,382 TEUs, with full imports rising by 5.6% and full exports by 14.8%. Moreover, full international exports extended a growth streak for the seventh consecutive month, rising by 15.6% compared to M
  • PIL joins DCSA to proceed with shipping digitalisation standards
    Singaporean box carrier Pacific International Lines (PIL) has joined the non-profit organisation, Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), to drive standardisation and digital innovation in the container shipping industry. DCSA's founding members consist of 9 of the 10 largest container shipping companies worldwide and represent approximately 70% of global container trade. The association w
  • Sea-Intelligence reports sharp drop in blank sailings
    Spot rates have experienced a continuous decline over the past several months. In response, shipping lines face two possible strategies. One option is to increase blank sailings, reducing supply and halting the decline in spot rates. The other would be that despite the decline, spot rates are still much higher than before the Red Sea crisis and the pre-pandemic levels, which would potentially inc
  • Port of Los Angeles surpasses 740,000 TEUs in March
    In March, the Port of Los Angeles saw a remarkable surge, handling 743,417 container units, marking a 19% increase compared to the same month in the previous year. This achievement marked the eighth consecutive month of year-over-year growth at the busiest port in the United States. During the first quarter ending on 31 March, local dockworkers facilitated the movement of 2,380,503 TEUs across Lo
  • Port of Brunswick handles over 77,000 Ro/Ro units in March
    In March, Colonel's Island Terminal at the Port of Brunswick maintained its remarkable performance, processing 77,236 units of Roll-on/Roll-off cargo. This marks a notable uptick of 13,438 units or 21% compared to the corresponding period last year. "March was the busiest month ever for Ro/Ro cargo in Brunswick, with organic growth and new customers driving increases in both autos and high and he

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Splash web site
APRIL 18, 2024
  • Heidmar takes over Landbridge Ship Management
    Athens-based pool operator and shipmanager Heidmar is expanding its operation with the addition of Landbridge Ship Management in Hong Kong. The move will see the Pankaj Khanna-led outfit with over 60 tankers and bulkers under commercial management expand its offering to include technical shipmanagement. "By integrating technical management into its portfolio, Heidmar aims to streamline ...
  • Stena Bulk clears out last LNG carrier
    Swedish shipowner Stena Bulk has sold off its last remaining LNG carrier to an undisclosed Asian buyer. The Erik Hånell-led company said it handed over the 145,000 cu m Stena Blue Sky in Singapore on Thursday. No price was revealed. The sale of the 2006-built unit comes hot on the heels of the exit of ...
  • Euroseas fixes out one feeder boxship and sells another
    Nasdaq-listed Greek boxship owner Euroseas has fixed a time charter contract for a feeder boxship. It also agreed to sell one such vessel to an undisclosed buyer. The charter was signed for the 1,740 teu feeder EM Hydra for a minimum period of ten to a maximum period of twelve months at the option of ...
  • BSM focuses on practice with new maritime education programme
    Aiming to close what it sees as a gap between academic knowledge and practical training, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has introduced a new educational programme for future seafarers. According to BSM, the global merchant fleet will face a shortage of thousands of officers in the coming years. The education programme, named BSM Smart Academy, is ...
  • Petrofac bags $350m services deal in Equatorial Guinea
    Offshore engineering specialist Petrofac has been awarded a technical services contract by Equatorial Guinea's national oil company GEPetrol to support operations on the region's offshore Block B. Under the contract, valued at around $350m over five years, Petrofac will deliver technical services across onshore support bases, an FPSO, and an offshore platform. The contract includes ...
  • Diplomatic campaign underway to crack down on Russian tankers passing through the Baltic
    Littoral states around the Baltic are waging a diplomatic campaign to get other countries to back a greater crackdown on Russia's shadow fleet passing through the region, concerned about the potential for environmental catastrophe with a number of near disasters reported among the ageing fleet of tankers over the past year. Foreign ministers from the ...
  • Singapore yard loses drilling rigs-related arbitration against Akastor unit
    Singapore's Jurong Shipyard, a subsidiary of Seatrium, has lost an arbitration over the termination of drilling equipment contracts related to four offshore rigs. MHWirth, a unit of Norwegian oil-services investment company Akastor, has been awarded around $101.3m by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) as payment of termination fees. The contracts dating back to 2012 ...
  • Germany's HGK lays out new concept for shipping ammonia and CO2 on inland waterways
    Germany's HGK Shipping, one of the top inland shipping names, has revealed plans to build a new type of liquified ammonia and carbon dioxide (LCO2) carrier for Europe's waterways. Part of Häfen und Güterverkehr Köln, the company that owns and operates around 350 inland vessels, said it has developed a concept that will enable it ...
  • Geneva Dry Dialogues: AXSMarine
    In two weeks' today Geneva Dry, dry bulk's annual get-together, will start with an entire afternoon dedicated to all things digital. AXSMarine, one of the big beasts in maritime tech, is sending a sizeable delegation to Geneva, aware, but not overly concerned, about the growing number of vendors in domains it has operated in since ...
  • Transocean picks up extensions for drillship pair
    Offshore drilling giant Transocean has secured more work for its drillships in the US Gulf of Mexico and Angola. The New York-listed contractor revealed in its latest fleet status report that an undisclosed client in the US Gulf had extended the contract for the Deepwater Invictus into July this year. The 2014-built drillship was fixed ...
  • SBM Offshore secures $250m FPSO construction loan
    Dutch floater expert SBM Offshore has secured a $250m term loan facility for floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel construction financing. SBM said that the facility will be drawn in full in the coming days. The tenor of the bridge loan is twelve months with an extension option for another six months. Repayment is ...
  • DEME wins cable installation work for two Dutch offshore grid systems
    Belgian marine contractor DEME has been awarded two contracts by cable solutions provider Prysmian for the engineering and installation works on two offshore grid systems in the Netherlands. The contract for the work on the IJmuiden Ver Alpha and Nederwiek 1 offshore grid systems is the most extensive cabling award in DEME's history. Prysmian won ...
  • LR2s are star performers in the tanker sector this year
    LR2s have been the strongest performing asset class in tankers in 2024 so far with a year-to-date average of $68,000 a day and a rate bracket ranging from $40,000 a day to $100,000 a day, according to new analysis from Jefferies, an investment bank. This compares to the $40,000 a day average seen during the ...
  • US probes Chinese shipbuilding pricing
    The US presidential elections this year have a strong anti-China current with both candidates vowing to get tough with Beijing. Speaking in Pittsburgh to a steelmaking union yesterday, President Joe Biden announced plans to triple the tariff rate on steel and aluminum imports from China while the US Trade Representative has also launched an investigation ...
  • Venezuela sanctions return
    The Biden administration has reimposed oil sanctions on Venezuela, hitting out at President Nicolás Maduro for failing to follow a greater democratic path for the South American nation. American companies with investments in Venezuela have 45 days to wind down operations. Last October, Washington issued a six-month general licence for transactions involving Venezuela's oil and ...

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Lloyd's List web site
APRIL 18, 2024
  • Sanctions shuffle begins anew for Venezuela's tanker trades
    Venezuelan crude exports that previously went to India could head to China instead. Products imports that previously came from the...
  • Russia 'doesn't care' about oil spills, Swedish foreign minister warns
    A casualty involving a dark fleet tanker could be extremely costly, and salvors are concerned about who will pick up...
  • Eswatini shipping registry flagged as 'false' operation by IMO
    The opaque status of government authorisation for the start-up flag registry of Eswatini has prompted the International Maritime Organization to...
  • LA's Seroka optimistic as US economy 'keeps on cooking'
    The port of Los Angeles had its best first quarter outside of the pandemic as strong consumer demand buoyed imports...
  • LNG carriers would lose but VLGCs could gain in Hormuz closure scenario
    Oystein Kalleklev, CEO of Avance Gas and Flex LNG, speaks in-depth on geopolitical risk, the Panama Canal and market trends...
  • WSC sets out its European policy priorities
    The European Union will launch its new five-year legislative programme this year. Container line shipping is already getting its policy...
  • Chemical tanker with flammable cargo runs aground off Japan
    The casualty comes a month after another Keoyoung Shipping Co tanker, Keoyoung Sun, capsized in a storm off Japan
  • D'Amico pens first newbuilding contract in China
    Milan-listed d'Amico International Shipping has initiated its first newbuilding programme since 2015 with an order at Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding...
  • Rotterdam sees slow growth on Red Sea disruption
    Schedule disruption slowed growth in Rotterdam during the first quarter. But March saw a return to form and a boost...
  • World's largest hydrogen ships ordered in Norway
    The ships have been ordered by transport company Torghatten and will be built in Norwegian yard Myklebust Verft
  • Thessaloniki port reports record container throughput
    Thessaloniki Port Authority board announces preferred bidder for key Pier 6 expansion
  • Shipowners reaffirm sector's commitment to net zero
    Funds from EU emissions trading scheme to help shipping decarbonise are 'essential', according to Ecsa president Karin Orsel
  • Daily Briefing
    How could Middle East crisis play out for tanker exchange-traded fund? | No evidence more Chinese or Russian ships transiting...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
APRIL 18, 2024
  • Shippers putting 'greater-than-expected pressure' on freight rates: Knight-Swift
    Knight-Swift and rival J.B. Hunt both say shippers are pushing hard for lower truckload and intermodal rates in service contracts as freight demand remains soft.
  • Penske AI tool aims to help shippers manage, benchmark private fleets
    A machine learning-based platform will access data on more than 400,000 vehicles to help shippers evaluate the performance and cost of in-house trucking operations.
  • Rotterdam edges rival Antwerp in long-awaited return to volume growth
    Rotterdam attributed its first quarter gains to recovering Asia imports in March and a jump in feeder traffic between the port and the Mediterranean linked to vessel diversions around southern Africa.
  • WSC urges EU to enhance focus on shipping decarbonization after June elections
    The World Shipping Council said in a new report it wants Brussels to design policy frameworks "that facilitate the essential role of shipping in a globally connected economy."

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TradeWinds web site
APRIL 18, 2024
  • US sanctions aggression pushes companies to widen compliance scope
    As more sanctions loom, owners and others need to be aware of their entire supply chain, attorney says
  • Shipping mourns loss of veteran Heidmar and Penfield finance chief Charles Tammara
    Finance man's long career spanned stints at Penfield Marine, Heidmar, B + H Group and OMI Corp
  • UK blacklists Iranian naval force behind Strait of Hormuz container ship seizure
    Joint US-UK moves target military and drone industries in response to missile attack on Israel
  • Pacific Basin Shipping kickstarts $40m share buyback scheme
    Owner-operator's freight earnings during the first quarter were weaker than last year
  • Euroseas cashes in on rising container ship values with chunky profit on feeder sale
    Aristides Pittas-led boxship owner nets $5.5m profit from sale of 2,788-teu vessel
  • Norden exodus extends with further resignations at Danish heavyweight
    There have been further departures at the Danish owner-operator after March walkout
  • Suspected spy ship reappears in Iran after months stalking Gulf of Aden
    MPP vessel was said to be feeding information to Houthis on which ships to attack
  • Vietnamese buyer dives in to buy Stena Bulk LNG steamship
    Strong price rumoured paid as Swedish owner clears out last remaining LNG carrier
  • Why Hapag-Lloyd boss Rolf Habben Jansen embraces the looming tsunami of new container ships
    The doomsayers are wrong and carriers might be glad of the next wave of newbuildings
  • 'Russia doesn't care' about shadow fleet oil spill risk, says Sweden's foreign minister
    Tobias Billstrom calls for restrictions on the Russian shadow fleet - but previous calls for action have come to little
  • Shipowners' Club reports profit despite significant tanker oil spill
    Improved investments and increased tonnage underpin P&I club's strong showing
  • George Logothetis-led Libra's space spin-off buys ground station
    Libra Group's SLI aims for further lift-off with Swedish deal
  • Crew from 'dark' PSV go on trial in Spain accused of drug-smuggling
    A total of 28 people stand accused of trafficking 3.8 tonnes of cocaine on the Karar in 2020
  • Shipowner George Procopiou taps VLCC resale market for first time in almost a decade
    Greek shipowner takes over pair of VLCC newbuildings in China
  • LNG shipping action tips upwards as charterers eye multi-month action
    But first-quarter figures show 'sluggish' vessel demand and flood of open spot tonnage
  • Saevik family opens chequebook for $78m in financing for cruise shipowner Havila Kystruten
    Package from Norwegian family allows shipowner to repay bond debt
  • Ciner extends $900m bulker newbuilding drive backed by Chinese war chest
    Expansion efforts boost Vasileios Papakalodoukas-managed firm to become Turkey's top bulker owner
  • Tanker with flammable chemical cargo runs aground on Japanese reef
    Keoyoung Pioneer stranded off Japan with crew of 14
  • Singapore-US green corridor could create 700 jobs in green fuels, study finds
    Report says wider collaboration with intermediary ports should be investigated to develop alternative fuel capacity
  • Electric shock likely killed seafarer on Stena Line ferry
    Faulty electrical work probably led to loss of engineer on Stena Line ship, Swedish report finds
  • 'Ball of confusion': Israel spoofed shipping data to foil Iran missile attack
    Analysts at Geollect believe Israel is likely to have manipulated data to confuse drones
  • It's official: Venezuelan oil back on US blacklist
    With tepid production figures, the reimposition of sanctions is not expected to hit tanker markets hard
  • Flex LNG bosses exercise options to cash in stock worth $3.3m
    CEO Oystein Kalleklev sells 87,500 shares at $25 a piece
  • 'We are a long way from it being safe': Shipowners size up return to 'treacherous' Red Sea
    Anthony Gurnee, Lois Zabrocky and Robert Bugbee reflect on impact of escalating geopolitical tensions
  • BW LPG banks $32m profit as gas trading division proves a 'solid investment'
    VLGC owner says derivative gains also boosting earnings at BW Product Services
  • Iran claims rescue of 21 seafarers from capsized tanker caught in Hormuz storm
    Cook Islands-flag vessel was foundering off port of Bandar-e-Jask, maritime rescue service reported
  • 'New chapter': BW LPG chief eyes boost as US listing opens door to world's largest capital market
    CEO Kristian Sorensen says shares should start trading in New York this quarter
  • Podcast: Ship managers see opportunities in EU emissions trading complexity
    Brussels carbon rules can be daunting for shipowners, so third-party managers aim to provide roadmap
  • European grain trades are being redrawn as farmers go straight to market
    Copenhagen Merchants Group told TradeWinds its Baltic clients are sidestepping commodity traders
  • Nordic banking giant Nordea's shipping loan book shrinks in first quarter
    Nordea saw lower utilisation of shipping clients' revolving credit facilities
  • Awilco LNG takes long view as 2026 shows fewer LNG carriers available
    Norwegian owner expects charter rates to come under short-term pressure, but further out the picture is rosier
  • MPA receives 50 proposals to supply methanol bunkers in Singapore
    Regulator says response indicates shipping is preparing for methanol bunker demand to scale up
  • Greek broker Optima says a big 'kalimera' to Singapore with opening of new office
    S&P broking giant wants to link the world's leading maritime city with the biggest shipowning nation
  • New York shipowners roll out the red carpet for John Fredriksen and Andreas Sohmen-Pao
    International Seaways and Dorian LPG have different reasons for inviting major shipowners into their backyard

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American Shipper web site
APRIL 18, 2024
  • Kramek prepares to lead World Shipping Council
    The World Shipping Council has named Joe Kramek its next president and CEO. He will replace John Butler, who plans to retire in July.
  • Baltimore bridge collapse: Fourth victim recovered, FBI boards cargo ship
    Crews recovered the body of a fourth victim this week who died after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed when it was struck by the Dali, a cargo ship just minutes into its voyage.
  • Asia Pacific Airlines on notice for $2.9 million FAA fine
    The Federal Aviation Administration has warned a cargo airline that supports the Pacific Islands that it plans to fine it $2.9 million for poor safety compliance.
  • United Airlines sets bar for Q1 cargo performance
    United Airlines nearly closed the year-over-year gap in cargo revenue during the first quarter as the air logistics sector shakes off a lengthy slump.

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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
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
COSCO activates an e-commerce system to provide spare parts and services to the naval sector
Is aimed at domestic and foreign customers
Joint venture of Autamarocchi and Cosulich for logistics on rubber at the service of the steel industry
Iran announces release of crew of container ship MSC Aries
Foreign Minister confirms that seamen from the seized ship will be allowed to leave the country.
Merlo (Federlogistics) relaunches the alarm over the impact of the bridge over the Strait of Messina on naval traffic
In the first three months of this year, maritime traffic in the Bosphorus Strait increased by 9.3%
In the first three months of this year, maritime traffic in the Bosphorus Strait increased by 9.3%
Growth of transits of all major typologies of naviglio
In the first three months of 2024, cruise traffic in Global Ports Holding's terminals increased by 30% percent.
The consortium led by GPH has been selected as a preferential bidder for the Casablanca cruise terminal
In the first quarter of 2024, Maersk Group revenues fell by -13.0% percent.
In the first quarter of 2024, Maersk Group revenues fell by -13.0% percent.
7.0% increase in the operating costs of containerized shipping
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
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Arrival ports by:
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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.
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
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'
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FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Mario Mattioli
Roma, 27 ottobre 2023
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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
In the first quarter of 2024 the orders of port means produced by Konecranes fell by -51.6%
Grimaldi has taken delivery of the multipurpose ro-ro Great Abidjan
It is the fourth of six class ships "G5"
Baltimore attributes to owner and operator of the ship Dali the blame for the collapse of the Key Bridge
They would have been established dysfunction to the power supply on board that would cause a blackout
Grimaldi and IMAT have renewed the five-year agreement for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Focus on new technologies installed on board ships
The quarterly economic performance of DSV is still declining
In the first quarter of this year, the value of net profit decreased by -27.2%
Approved the consuntive budget 2023 of the AdSP of the Sardinia Sea
An administration surplus of 530 million euros, of which more than 475 tied for works in progress
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