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The Loadstar web site
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Container News web site
MAY 17, 2024
  • MSC increases rates for shipments to Valencia and Antwerp
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    MSC has announced the "North Peru Feeder", a new dedicated feeder service from Salaverry and Paita in Peru to provide increased port connections and faster transit times to Europe, the United States and the Far East. "By offering greater access from Salaverry's hinterland, the North Peru Feeder service will also provide time savings and mitigation of logistics risks for Peruvian customers," said
  • Container dwell times improve at San Pedro Bay ports
    Average dwell time for containers moving through the San Pedro Bay's Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach improved during April 2024, as dwell times for containers moved by truck and rail saw reductions. Containers imported to the San Pedro Bay Port complex and destined for local delivery via truck spent an average of 2.50 days at port terminals, according to data from the Pacific Merchant Shippin
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    Port of Hamburg handled 1.9 million TEUs in the first quarter of 2024, representing a slight 1.1% growth compared to the same period last year. At the same time, the German port's box throughput by tonnage also increased by 0.7% to 19 million tonnes. Axel Mattern, CEO of Port of Hamburg Marketing, explains, "The development of container throughput suggests that, despite the current events in the
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    Digitalisation and decarbonisation have altered shipping's horizon and have offered a route for women to enter the industry, filling a growing skills gap and changing the cultural norms of an industry that heavily leans towards male-dominated values. From digitalised support systems onshore to chief engineers and masters, working women will be involved in a maritime sector that the industry antic
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    PACECO Corp., a container handling machinery company, announced the commencement of commercial operations of the world's first hydrogen fuel cell powered rubber-tired gantry (RTG) Crane at the Port of Los Angeles. The H2-ZE RTG Transtainer Crane, developed in collaboration with MITSUI E&S, began operations at Yusen Terminals Inc. (YTI) on 15 May, marking the first time a fully hydrogen powered RT
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    Evergreen Marine Corporation (EMC) is turning to its in-house container manufacturer for more containers as major container makers have their slots full. The Taiwanese mainline operator announced on 14 May that it is ordering 17,500 containers from Evergreen Heavy Industrial Corp. (Malaysia), for a total price of US$65.17 million. Linerlytica's data shows that major container manufacturers' slots
  • Port of Greenock boosts reefer cargo capabilities through major investment
    United Kingdom's Port of Greenock will increase its reefer points from 32 to 220 with a significant investment of £750,000 (around US$950,000). This upgrade to the port's reefer capabilities is expected to facilitate access to global markets for food and drink manufacturers, with commodities like seed potatoes, meats, fish, fruit and vegetables and dairy products directly benefiting from the addi
  • European liner operators apply new surcharges from Asia to Africa
    Three of the major ocean carriers have announced new peak season surcharges (PSS) for shipments from Asia to several ports in Africa. First of all, Danish container line Maersk will apply the following PSS for dry and reefer containers from China to Kenya and Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, effective from 20 May. Origin Destination Rate basis Container Currency Rate China Kenya Per container ALL_20_DRY
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    AD Ports Group's Noatum, a multinational provider of integrated port operations, maritime, and logistics services, announced the inaugural launch of Noatum Maritime's office in Türkiye. The launch of the new office, to be led by Noatum Maritime, will serve as an important step towards broadening the company's reach in key regional markets with a focus on strengthening its maritime agency services
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  • Romania gets much-needed port upgrades
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  • George Economou backs down from Genco boardroom battle
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    The governor of Oregon has proposed a financial lifeline for the state's only container terminal. Portland's Terminal 6 has been scheduled to cease operations on October 1 this year, following the loss of regular shipping line clients and the departure of the terminal's operator. However, Governor Tina Kotek yesterday proposed $40m in state funding to ...
  • Ukraine mounts large-scale drone attack along the Russian Black Sea coast
    This morning, Ukrainian forces mounted a large-scale drone attack along the Russian Black Sea coast, hitting multiple Russian targets in Novorossiysk and Tuapse including oil refineries that had only recently been patched up from attacks earlier in the year. More than 30 explosions were recorded. Ukrainian drones also targeted the Crimean port of Sevastopol overnight, ...
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Lloyd's List web site
MAY 17, 2024
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    George Economou has ended his proxy battles with US-listed Genco and OceanPal. The shipping magnate took credit for Genco's rising...
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    'Maersk's of this world' don't abandon seafarers themselves but are 'complicit' by using open registries, Crumlin charges
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    A voyage optimisation software trial yielded CO2 average savings of 17.3%, according to the Blue Visby consortium
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    The extent of the damage caused to the Tuapse refinery is not yet clear, but operations had only restarted after...
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    A male boss in the 1970s told one of the Wista founders that she needed to be a cold bitch...
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    The picture for Greece's shipyard sector is looking much brighter as it undergoes a remarkable transformation after decades of gloom
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    At the vanguard of shipping since the days of Onassis and Niarchos, Greeks have once again been heavily reinvesting in...
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    Companies backing nuclear shipping defended the technology's safety record and asked the International Maritime Organization for a level playing field...
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    The newbuildings will be delivered from 2026 to 2027
  • Oregon's governor proposes lifeline for ailing Portland box terminal
    Oregon's governor said she would attempt to allocate $35m of the 2025-2027 budget to the port, which was set to...
  • Containership lessor GSL's adjusted share price just topped Covid-era high
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  • Daily Briefing
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The Journal of Commerce web site
MAY 17, 2024
  • Bullish fundamentals can't prevent sharp slide in CMA CGM's Q1 financials
    The declines in the carrier's first-quarter net profit and revenue came despite an almost 12% jump in its container volumes to 5.6 million TEUs.
  • DP World's Centerm project at heart of employer-union dispute in Vancouver
    The union representing Canada's West Coast longshore foremen say they are holding off a strike vote while a mediation process takes place with maritime employers.
  • Backhaul demand boosts rates for intra-Asia liners out of India
    Local industry observers and carrier executives expect Asian import flows into India to remain buoyant, aided by growing demand for raw materials and semi-finished products needed to support domestic industrial production lines.
  • Mid-level US freight recession packs larger truck rate wallop: analyst
    While the current US freight recession for trucking volumes is rather middling compared to recessions over the last five decades, the severity of the rate decline has been the sharpest and recovery isn't likely until 2025, writes economist Jason Miller.
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    The roughly 1.7 million square feet of cross-dock capacity that has come online over the past two years is a mark of volume growth and the deepening of supply chains through Norfolk's terminals, writes Journal of Commerce Executive Editor Mark Szakonyi.
  • Intermodal rail, private fleets absorbing US freight growth: Cass
    US shippers are playing a direct role in keeping the for-hire truck market soft as they tactically shift freight to in-house fleets, according to Cass Freight Index.

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TradeWinds web site
MAY 17, 2024
  • CMA CGM earnings drop 30% as shipping weathers gradual normalisation
    But liner giant hails 'robust' profitability as freight rates rebound on Red Sea crisis
  • From sailing school to shipping hall of fame, the life of Genco's John Wobensmith
    Dry bulk executive talks about family, friends and even a frenemy at Port of New York and New Jersey induction ceremony
  • Jan De Nul repeats order for extra-large cable-layer in China
    Belgian group expands subsea fleet to five ships
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    Greek owner happy with fleet as it predicts rise in secondhand values
  • Greece's Horizon Tankers ends decade-long order drought with tanker deal in China
    Shipowner books up to six product carriers at Zhoushan Changhong International Shipyard
  • Wavelength podcast: The cause of the Dali allision in Baltimore, women in the boys' club culture of shipbroking
    NTSB gives evidence on cause of Dali bridge disaster. Female shipbrokers talk candidly about experiences in the boys' club
  • George Economou drops OceanPal board bid in return for influence at Palios family shipowner
    Greek shipowner turned shareholder activist settles second spat in two days
  • UN trade body head to visit Panama Canal as extreme weather threats weigh on trade
    Unctad chief will see impact of climate change on supply chains
  • Spain made 'mistake' over barring vessel 'carrying arms to Israel', says ship operator says
    Transport minister says the Marianne Danica requested permission to call at Cartagena
  • Bahri steams in to snap up SM Korea Line VLCC quartet
    Brokers say Hanwha Ocean is in negotiations but still trawling for buyers on its 2026 large tanker berths
  • Ukrainian drones strike Russian refinery for the second time
    IEA reports lower than expected impacts from Ukraine attacks
  • Shipbroking needs to embrace true equality and real respect so women may flourish
    Sure, shipbroking is a highly competitive business but make it a fair one
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    Brokers note more activity in all tanker sectors
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    Norwegian niche lender sees loan book grow to $379m
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    John Fredriksen's sale-and-leaseback specialist aiming to be part of longer-term logistics chain
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    Greek CEO grilled by analysts on how company's freight levels can be so much higher than rivals
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    Video shows tug trying to extinguish blaze on Aqua Marine off Port of Spain
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    Cypriot owner confirms deal to offload panamax built in 2011
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    Exclusive TradeWinds survey to mark International Day for Women in Maritime reveals female brokers want more flexible working - and less 'unwanted attention'
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    Athens owner talks up big jump in fourth-quarter earnings but figures down year on year
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    Norwegian niche lender sees loan book grow to $379m
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    Man was found unconscious in engine room
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    Pan Ocean is named as the owner of the two 50,000-dwt vessels
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    The liner company is ordering up to four scrubber-fitted 14,000-teu vessels
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    Tycoon pulls back director nominee, says his critiques have been 'principal driver' for higher stock price

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American Shipper web site
MAY 17, 2024
  • What early freight orders for peak season show - CNBC Supply Chain Survey
    A new report from CNBC shows consumer spending will not dramatically rise this peak season, but a modest uptick is likely. Companies with a clear view of their businesses have an idea what peak season will look like and are preparing.

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Italy's index of connection to the worldwide network of containerized maritime services
Italy's index of connection to the worldwide network of containerized maritime services
Geneva
For the first three national ports it results in growth in Genoa (+ 5.5%) and La Spezia (+ 12.8%) and decreasing in Gioia Tauro (-4.4%)
Offer of GIH to acquire the entire capital of Global Ports Holding and implement the delisting of the Company
Istanbul
In the first three months of this year, the revenues of the terminalist company grew by 6.8% percent.
Pharaoh appointed secretary-general ff of the AdSP of the South Tyrreno and Ionian
Joy Tauro
Appeal by Federagents to Meloni for a New Order in the Mediterranean
Rome
Saints : It's time to "give the cards"
South Korean government decides to ensure cargo hold for containers in support of exports
Seoul
Also taken measures to counter the increase in the value of maritime nols
The new EU regulation for the development of the trans-European transport network TEN-T has been approved definitively.
Brussels
Core network to be completed by 2030, the extended core by 2040 and the comprehensive network by 2050
Established the ministerial inspection commission that will analyse the procedures for issuing concessions in the ports of Genoa and Savona
Extensive damage to the renfusiera Tutor attacked by the Houthis in the Red Sea
Tampa / Southampton
Hit by drone craft and the launch of drones and ballistic missiles
Compagnie de Transports au Maroc completes acquisition of 51% of the capital of Africa Morocco Links
Casablanca
The stake was sold by Bank of Africa for 307 million dirhams
In 2023, rail traffic at the Interport of Nola reported an increase of 7.4% percent.
Nola
Similar positive trend in the first quarter of this year
Notice of consultation for the design, realization and management of the new passenger terminal in Ancona
Ancona
The new cruise terminal at the port of Tarragona has been inaugurated.
Tarragona
It will be managed by the Global Ports Holding. This year, a traffic of 122mila passengers is expected
In the fourth quarter of 2023, the traffic of goods in Italian ports decreased by -2.7%
In the fourth quarter of 2023, the traffic of goods in Italian ports decreased by -2.7%
Rome
In resuming the containers (+ 4.5%) and the rotables (+ 5.9%). Decline in liquid bulk (-2.8%) and conventional goods (-4.6%) and a fairly accentuated reduction in dry bulk (-29.8%)
In April, shipping traffic in the Suez Canal decreased by -51.1% percent.
In April, shipping traffic in the Suez Canal decreased by -51.1% percent.
The Cairo
In the first quarter of 2024 the reduction was by -45.1%
Deal Daimler Truck-Kawasaki Heavy Industries for liquid hydrogen trucks
Deal Daimler Truck-Kawasaki Heavy Industries for liquid hydrogen trucks
Tokyo / Leinfelden-Echterdingen
Understanding to design the entire supply chain of supply
Two days of strikes did not bring close to the parties that deal with the renewal of the contract of German port workers
In 2023, out of 250 million containers shipped by sea, only 221 were lost at sea
Washington / Singapore/Brussels / London
33% of the containers have been recovered
CMA CGM will activate a seasonal service on the Asia-North Europe / Med route
Marseille
Expected deployment of seven 7,000-teu vessels under two rotations
German port firms call on the EU to focus on the competitiveness of European ports
Hamburg
Meyer Turku delivers new cruise ship Mein Schiff 7 at TUI Cruises
Turku
Has a gross tonnage of 111,500 tons
Project for the realization of a cruise port in Bajamar (Mexico)
London
Murano Global Investments announces the initialling of a non-binding agreement with a cruise operator
New attacks on ships in the Gulf region of Aden
Tampa / Southampton
Hit the container ship "MSC Talershi" of the Mediterranean Shipping Company
Evergreen invests about 500 million in new container ships and new shipping containers
Taipei
US Federal Maritime Commission launches public consultation on Gemini Cooperation
Washington
On routes with the US, the deal between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd will take up to 184 vessels.
Navantia, Fincantieri, Naval Group, Naviris and Hydrus are due to bid for the new European corvette.
Trieste
It was presented as part of a second ban on the European Defence Fund.
I go Gateway esulta for the Italian leadership in the World Bank's "Container Port Performance Index" report
Go Ligure
Agreement for the expansion of the Russian ULCT terminal container in the Gulf of Finland
St. Petersburg
The annual traffic capacity will be quintupled
Competition for the realization of the new cruise terminal Donato Bramante of the port of Civitavecchia
The Spezia
The race for the expansion of La Spezia Container Terminal is also on the way.
To electrify the benches of Spanish ports, it is necessary to quintuple the energy needs of the scans
Valencia
Closed a bridge in the port of Charleston for the passage of an out-of-control container
Closed a bridge in the port of Charleston for the passage of an out-of-control container
Charleston
The crew managed to reclaim the government of the ship
In April the traffic in goods in the port of Ravenna decreased by -7.9%
Ravenna
In the first quarter of 2024, the decline was -6.7% percent.
Boluda Towage finalizes the acquisition of France's Les Abeilles
Valencia
It was ceded by the Econocom Group
ERFA, UIRR, Die Güterbahnen and RailGood call for a change of pace in EU policy for rail freight
Brussels / Berlin / Langbroek
Damen has filed for bankruptcy against the Romanian shipyard in Mangalia
Bucharest / Costanza
A thousand workers at the establishment have been placed in technical unemployment
Cruises brand P&O Cruises Australia will be incorporated into Carnival Cruise Line
Cruises brand P&O Cruises Australia will be incorporated into Carnival Cruise Line
Miami
The transition to March 2025
Maersk announces an improvement in the closing forecast for the financial year 2024
Copenhagen
Port congestion and increase in the nils between the new components that characterize the market
Projects to supply green e-fuel to shipping are in a stalemate
Brussels
A T&E study highlights that not a single initiative dedicated specifically to maritime transport is underway
In April 2024 freight traffic in the port of Genoa was stable and in Savona-I went up by 49.4%
Genoa
Wärtsilä entranches RINA and Gas and Heat in the project for green ammonia bunkerage
Genoa
An innovative bettolina will be developed
The management of the Container Terminal 2 of the port of Dar es Salaam officially passes to Adani Ports
Ahmedabad / Abu Dhabi
A joint venture controlled by the Indian firm acquires 95% percent of Tanzania International Container Terminal Services
FEPORT, necessary measures to mitigate the impact on European ports of inclusion of shipping in EU ETS
Anverse
Bonz : essential that the EU provides for an adjustment of its own legislation that damages competitiveness
Rail Cargo Group buys Dutch railway company Captrain Netherlands
Vienna
It has a fleet of seven locomotives employed in maneuvering and last-mile services
Sixty kilos of cocaine seized in the port of Livorno
Livorno
They were concealed in a container with a load of bananas
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Moroccan ports increased by 13.3%
Rabat / Tangiers
A Tanger Med the growth was 14.9%
Hannibal boosts the frequency of rail links with the port of Spezia
Melzo
50% increase in rotations with the terminals of Melzo, Marzaglia and Padua
Two Chinese companies have been selected for the management of the new Georgian port of Anaklia that do not operate ports.
Two Chinese companies have been selected for the management of the new Georgian port of Anaklia that do not operate ports.
Tbilisi
The CCCC and CHEC engineering firms build port infrastructure. TiL terminalist company waives to submit a proposal
The cruise group Viking Holdings closed the first quarter 2024 with a net loss of -493.9 million
Bankrupt CIN, Honorary and children ask for plea deal
Milan
The judge at the preliminary hearing will assess the request on October 9
Quarterly decline in goods at ports of La Spezia and Marina di Carrara
The Spezia
In the first three months of 2024, containerized traffic in the stopover has increased by 10.8% percent.
In the first quarter of 2024, freight traffic in the port of Naples grew 1.3% percent, while in Salerno it fell by -2.0% percent.
Naples
In the first quarter of 2024, the export of G20 goods marked a conjunctural change of 1.9%
In the first quarter of 2024, the export of G20 goods marked a conjunctural change of 1.9%
Paris
Imports in decrease of -0.2%
In April, freight traffic in Chinese seaports grew by 2.7% percent
Beijing
The only volumes of cargo to and from overseas have increased by 8.2%
The Cypriot government has revoked the concession for the management and development of the port of Larnaca
Nicosia
Project worth 1.2 billion euros. Attributed to the Kition the violation of a clause in the contract
Wallenius Wilhelmsen sells his own ro-ro terminal in Melbourne to Australian Amalgamated Terminals
ABG Sundal Collier considers MSC's offer to be fair for acquisition of Gram Car Carriers
Oslo
The proposal is supported by the Norwegian Company's CDA
Boluda Towage will buy British truck ride-hopping company SMS Towage
Valencia
The operation will include the fleet of 20 naval vehicles
Awarded to Fincantieri Marinette Marine the contract for the fifth and sixth frigates of the class "Constellation"
Trieste
Spearport, contingent arrivals in the port of Genova to a number of vehicles that can actually be served
Genoa
Botta : An alternative to congestion could also be to extend the livelihoods and detention allowances of containers
Continues the growth of prices of new shipbuilding
Copenhagen
We reduce the consistency of the container order portfolio
In May, container traffic in the port of Los Angeles fell by -3.4% percent.
Los Angeles
Waiting for the recovery of growth in summer
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
The work of consolidation of the first tank of the Darsena Europe has arrived at 60%.
Livorno
Completion is expected by the end of the year
Piacenza has resigned as Extraordinary Commissioner of the AdSP of the Western Ligurian Sea
Genoa / Rome
The subenters Admiral Massimo Seno
The means of the Trieste Coast Guard rescue a motonave of the APT Gorizia
Trieste
Rescued from 76 people on board
The Italian Sea Group has completed the divestment of the Viareggio nautical yard
Marina di Carrara
It was sold to Next Yacht Group for 21 million euros
Eni has ceded 10% percent of Saipem's share capital.
San Donato Milanese
The counter-value was about 393 million euros.
Restored full navigability in the access channel to the port of Baltimore
Baltimore
Assoports and SRM publish a new update of the report "Port Infographics"
Rome
Focus on maritime trades and fleets, alternative fuels and the employment of women in ports
Renewed the Board of Directors of Maritime Stations
Genoa
Indication of Edoardo Monzani's confirmation to the role of president
In May the revenues of Yang Ming and Wan Hai Lines grew by 46.2% and 40.1%
Keelung / Taipei
In the first five months of 2024 recorded increases of 27.0% and 17.5%
Port of Genoa, Spediporto and Fedespedi call for truck drivers to freeze congestion fee
Genoa
DFDS will sell its own mini cruises to Gotlandsbolaget
Copenhagen / Visby
The divestment will include the ships "Crown Seaways" and "Pearl Seaways" built in 1994 and 1989
Second report from the Fedespedi Studies Center on the Suez Crisis
Milan
In the Mediterranean, take advantage of ports closest to Gibraltar
Finsea renews its identity brand identity
Genoa
The structure of the group split into three main business units : Finsea-Shipping agency, Finsea-Land transport and Finsea-Global logistics
Accelleron has signed a five-year deal with Large Ships Fast
Baden / Genoa
Maintenance and assistance to the more than 100 turboblowers installed on the fleet's 28 ships
In May the container traffic in the port of Singapore amounted to 3.5 million teu (+ 3.6%)
Singapore
In the first five months of 2024, 16.9 million teu (+ 7.7%) were handled.
On July 17 in Rome, the assembly of the Italian Terminalist Terminalist Association will be held in Rome.
Genoa
It will be preceded 16 by a private event between networking and art
Last month Evergreen's revenue grew by 40.3% percent
Taipei
In the first five months of 2024, the increase was 36.2% percent.
Spain's Pérez y Cía. bought the EUCONSA compatril
Madrid
Is specialized in intermodal transport in bulk of chemical and petrochemical products
Suez Canal, continuation of discounts policy applied to ships in transit
Ismailia
Maritime traffic is still more than halved compared to last year.
Conference on the safety and optimisation of the flow of passengers in ports and borders
Rome
Organized by the ICSA Foundation, it will be held on June 12 in Rome
The significant increase in container traffic in the port of Barcelona continued in April.
Barcelona
Transhipment traffic alone has grown by 73.9%
Piero Lazzeri has been reappointed president of Sanilog
Rome
Walter Barbieri has been appointed vice-president of the fund for the next three years.
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German L.I.T. buys Italian company Autotransport Pedot
Brake
The Lavis company (Trento) was founded in 1939
In the first quarter of this year, freight traffic in Tunisian ports fell by -8.3% percent.
The Goulette
In decrease both the landings (-6.1%) and embarkation (-11.5%)
Danish Scan Global Logistics has bought the Fopfloor Shipping & Logistics
Copenhagen
The company, headquartered in Prato, employs more than 160 people.
New Egypt-Greece-Greece-Algeria service of Tarros and Diamond Line
The Spezia
Will have weekly attendance and will be inaugurated on June 28
Port of Gioia Tauro, ok of the CSLP to the surgeries for ro-ro and ro-pax vessels
Joy Tauro
Approved the functional technical adjustment to the PRP
Uiltransport, towards mobilisation of Italian dockports from 17 to June 23
Rome
Recovery of purchasing power, security and greater protections are the demands
Michail Stahlhut (Hupac) is the new president of UIRR
Brussels
Jürgen Albersmann (Contargo) appointed Vice-President
Terminals Italy passes to the Logistic Pole of FS Group
Rome
Mercitalia Logistics has become sole partner of the firm
From 2026 it will become mandatory for the reporting of containers lost at sea
From 2026 it will become mandatory for the reporting of containers lost at sea
Washington / Singapore/Brussels / London
Kjaer (WSC) : significant progress in the safety of navigation and the safeguarding of the environment
Emiratense ADNOC Logistics and Services buys Navig8
Abu Dhabi
Transaction of the value of approximately 1,4-1, 5 billion
Part of the former Tubimar area of the port of Ancona will be reserved for the development of the nautical shipbuilding industry
Ancona
Approved an act of address
Tomorrow La Méridionale will inaugurate the Livorno-Île-Rousse ferry service.
Marseille
Expected three weekly departures
The first July Maersk will introduce a Fossil Fuel Fee
Copenhagen
The new superb will gradually replace the Bunker Adjustment Factor and the Low Sulphur Surcharge
Fit Cisl, necessary to ensure the full operation of the AdSP Management Committee of Western Liguria
Genoa
Bilog, the enterprises join the AdSP of the Eastern Liguria and the Municipality of Piacenza
The Spezia
Vittorio Torbianelli has been appointed Extraordinary Commissioner of the AdSP of the East Adriatic Sea
Rome
Brothers Cosulich, new tanker bunker chemical bunker IMO2
Genoa
It is the first in the fleet ready to transport methanol
COSCO will carry out the dual-fuel upgrade of four new container ships from more than 16,000 teu
Shanghai
Renewed the Cda of Interport Padua
Padova
Luciano Greco is the new president
PORTS
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
DATABASE
ShipownersShipbuilding and Shiprepairing Yards
ForwardersShip Suppliers
Shipping AgentsTruckers
MEETINGS
The assembly of Assagents will be held in Genoa on June 25.
Genoa
Event entitled " Mari inquieti. Routes and conflicts : the incognition of traffickers "
Conference on the safety and optimisation of the flow of passengers in ports and borders
Rome
Organized by the ICSA Foundation, it will be held on June 12 in Rome
››› Meetings File
PRESS REVIEW
Deutsche Bahn Schenker takes CVC, Maersk, DSV and Bahri into final round, sources sa
(Reuters)
Chabahar Port: US says sanctions possible after India-Iran port deal
(BBC News)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Mario Mattioli
Roma, 27 ottobre 2023
››› File
Self-transport enterprises operating with the port of Genova introduce a "congestion fee"
Genoa
In Venice, the Academy of Logistics and the Sea was established
Venice
It is the fruit of the collaboration between ITS Marco Polo Academy, Vemars and CFLI
Signed the contract for the electrification of the docks at the port of Termoli
Bari
In the programme works of the total value of around 4.5 million euros
Downturn in the quarterly financial performance of Danaos and MPCC
Athens / Oslo
The two companies have fleets of 69 and 56 container ships respectively
Hupac closed the 2023 financial year with a net loss of -6.2 million francs
Chiasso
Next increase in the frequency of intermodal services on the Benelux-Italy corridor
From July, the Port Community System of the Port of Palermo will become active.
Palermo
Allows the management of traffic of ships, means and goods in the stopover
RINA presents a growth plan that could include further acquisitions
Genoa
In 2023 revenue growth of 10% percent. Stable new orders in the first quarter of this year
Support from Banco BPM, UniCredit and SACE for the implementation of interventions in the ports of Naples and Salerno
Naples
Advance Payment Bond of 36 million euros to R.C.M. Construction
The first of the drawers of the new foranea dam has arrived in Genoa.
Genoa
It was laid at -25 meters deep
Mission of Spediport in China to promote the development of air cargo in Genoa
Genoa
Stops in Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Guangzhou
Planning of the maritime space, Italy referred to the EU Court of Justice
Brussels
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"
Livorno
FerMerci promotes a confrontation between institutions and operators of freight rail transport in ports
Memorandum of Understanding signed by ALIS and Assiterminal
Genoa
Joint development of strategic topics for enterprises and workers in the areas of reference
Swiss, 2.1% percent increase in rail tracks tariffs
Bern
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
Athens
CargoBeamer secures funding for 140 million euros from public and private investors
Renewed the Management of SOS LOGistics
Milan
Daniele Texts has been confirmed to the presidency
New maxi seizure of drugs in the port of Civitavecchia
Rome
Intercepted a shipment of marijuana of more than 442 kilograms
Mercitalia Shunting & Terminal equipped with new locomotives for rail manoeuvre
Rome
These are locomotors DE 18 produced by Vossloh Rolling Stock
Saipem to fix contracts in Angola to total 3.7 billion
Milan
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
Bolzano
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
Trieste
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
Athens
Revenue in growth of 12.7%
Launched by Interporto Padova the intermodal service of Trans Italy with the Interport of Livorno Guasticce
Padova
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
Dubai
New terminals in the port of Costanza destined for cargo project and rotatable
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