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13 June 2024 - Year XXVIII
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May 22, 2024

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Exim India web site
MAY 22, 2024
  • T.S. Lines upgrades its CWX loop to India's West Coast with arrival of T.S. Keelung at NHA
  • Govt aims for 80% landlord model at Major Ports by 2030, says Secy
  • India, UAE meet on IMEEC concludes
  • Container spot rates seen recovering
  • BBC Chartering takes delivery of first "LakerMax" newbuilding
  • Spices exports only after mandatory testing
  • ULIP workshop brings states together to enhance India's logistics
  • Çelebi India's Delhi Cargo Terminal successfully handles Airbus H125 helicopter shipment
  • Asia Pacific tonnages partially rebound
  • Saudia Cargo excels in Q1
  • Cathay Pacific cargo volume up in April yoy
  • Daily flights launched to Abu Dhabi from Chandigarh

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International Transport Journal web site
MAY 22, 2024
  • Talk is golden again
  • BBC Chartering welcomes first Lakermax
  • Swiss-made rescue train for Austria
  • Bolstering combined transport in Europe
  • One man's trash is CTP's treasure
  • Hefring Marine completes funding round
  • DP World and Einride: partners in UAE
  • Emirates Delivers launches in Saudi Arabia
  • Airfreight booking & payment simplified
  • AGI Manchester welcomes new co-director
  • DHL upgrades customer portal
  • XPO expands in Las Vegas
  • Gothenburg links up with green corridor
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Finnair resumes flights to Tartu
  • Handing over the baton at Norsepower
  • CJ Logistics continues cold chain
  • Testing e-trucks in Europe
  • First electric tug in the Middle East

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The Loadstar web site
MAY 21, 2024
  • Futures market bets on Asia-Europe rates staying high till October
  • Surging North American imports boosts Zim's first quarter bottom line
  • BlackRock trims stake - DSV between a rock and a hard place
  • News Podcast | May 2024 | Hapag-Lloyd's 'Strategy 2030', planning amid global turmoil with Seko Logistics
  • Giti takes $12m Flexport legal battle to FMC
  • Red Sea crisis turns Lome into key transhipment hub on MSC's ex-Asia services
  • Timeline essential: ZIM Q1 24 out - little left on the (income) bone
  • Brexit border bedlam costing Britain billions
  • US opens funding tap to boost airport airfreight flows
  • Forward Air - that sinking feeling
  • Global reefer traffic set to rise boosted by southern exports

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Marine Log web site
MAY 21, 2024
  • SWITCH Maritime's Sea Change ferry set to enter service
    For those of us who have been following the project from its earliest days, this has been a long-awaited development: SWITCH Maritime's hydrogen fuel cell powered ferry the Sea Change has now
  • FMC launches probe of Canadian ballast water regs
    Pending Canadian ballast water management regulations have been slammed as "the epitome of an unfair business practice," by the U.S. based Lake Carriers Association (LCA), which filed a petition asking the Federal
  • Thordon to retrofit tailshaft bearings on 32 Panama tugs
    Thordon Bearings has secured a significant contract to convert the rubber tailshaft bearings across an entire fleet of Panama-operating tugs, pilot vessels, and workboats to water-lubricated polymer bearings. The agreement with the

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Container News web site
MAY 21, 2024
  • Simplifying International Trade: The Role of Customs Declarations
    Importing and exporting goods across borders requires filling out a form that is referred to as a Customs Declaration, which ensures your goods are fully compliant with the trading rules and you have paid the accurate amount of taxes and duties. This blog will take you through the importance of customs declarations in international trade. What is a customs declaration? A customs declaration is a
  • Higher consumption in China, US contributed to rate spike
    Rising consumption before and after China's Labour Day holiday, the Canadian railroad strike and concerns relating to the labour-management conflict at US ports are contributing to the ongoing spike in freight rates, according to a report released by Korea Ocean Business Corporation (KOBC). The report stated that besides the oft-cited Red Sea crisis and the resulting shortage of vessels and conta
  • SC Ports halts operations due to software issue
    South Carolina Ports (SC Ports) has announced delays at its terminals and inland port operations, including gates, due to technical issues. SC Ports said it is trying to bring systems back online. SC Ports is working to resume all operations as quickly as possible following a vendor software issue that impacted a server. "We are working through some issues bringing our gate systems back up," note
  • Port Houston records double digit container growth
    Port Houston continues to exceed last year's container volumes and is up 12% through April with 1,394,094 TEUs. In April, 324,177 TEUs moved through the US port, which represents a 5% increase compared to the previous year's April figures. A closer look at container cargo shows strong volume for both loaded imports and loaded exports as both directions continue an upward trend. Loaded imports are
  • Booming May rates mask the looming capacity bomb
    Massive increases in container shipping rates since 2 May are the consequence of Asian port congestion, US import demand, reduced Asia to Europe capacity and the ongoing geopolitical risks seen in the Red Sea, sending rates soaring by 28.8% in two weeks. Drewry Shipping consultants said that average container freight rates had fallen week-on-week by 2.6% between 25 January and early May, boosting
  • Maersk and Kotahi enter second decade of New Zealand export freight partnership
    Maersk and Kotahi, New Zealand's largest container manager, have signed a second long-term freight agreement to December 2034. "An ongoing freight partnership, with Maersk, will provide New Zealand's international trade with resilience and agility to navigate these issues into the future," said David Ross, Chief Executive of Kotahi. Ross continued, "The magnitude of this agreement is big, even by
  • Port of Los Angeles increases container volumes
    Port of Los Angeles handled 770,337 container units in April, representing a 12% increase over the previous year and marking the ninth consecutive month of year-over-year growth. Four months into 2024, LA port workers have processed 3,150,841 TEUs, nearly 25% more than in 2023. That's also 5% higher than the Port's running five-year average dating back to 2019, including two years of record volum
  • SAFEEN Group debuts electric tug in Middle East
    AD Ports-owned SAFEEN Group is trialling an electric tug within their Marine Services fleet, the first of its kind in the Middle East, which will be deployed at AD Ports Group's flagship facility, Khalifa Port. Unveiled during the 27th International Tug & Salvage Convention, Exhibition & Awards 2024, Dubai, the Damen RSD-E Tug 2513 is an all-electric harbour tug, expected to provide numerous adva
  • DP World introduces finished vehicle solution for Mexico-US trade
    DP World has designed an industry-first solution based on using 53-foot intermodal containers with racking systems to transport finished vehicles by rail from Mexico to the United States and Canada. The service, which will commence on 1 June, is based on loading finished vehicles into containers directly at the factories in Mexico or at designated stuffing yards close to the manufacturing hubs. T
  • Oakland's box volumes recover in April
    The Port of Oakland's April container volume showed a 17% increase in full TEUs for the first four months of 2024 compared to the same period in the previous year. This reflects Oakland's return to its historical average cargo volumes, rebounding from 2022 and 2023 declines. Full imports rose year-over-year for the sixth consecutive month (November 2023 - April 2024). The Californian port posted
  • ONE partners with The University of Tokyo on Social Cooperation Program
    Ocean Network Express (ONE) launches a Social Cooperation Program, "Container Management Science" in collaboration with Japan's School of Engineering at The University of Tokyo. The program, which commenced in April, marks a significant step towards addressing the increasingly complex and diverse challenges facing the modern container shipping industry from a comprehensive and interdisciplinary p
  • Dali towed away from Baltimore bridge collapse site
    Dali, the container ship that struck down Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, has arrived at Seagirt Container Terminal after being refloated on 20 May. An allision between the 2015-built 10,000 TEU ship and the bridge on 26 March caused the bridge to collapse, killing six construction workers who had been mending potholes on the structure. Dali, which Maersk Line chartered from Singapore-base

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Splash web site
MAY 21, 2024
  • Pyxis Tankers expands further into dry bulk in new deal with boss Valentis
    Greek owner Pyxis Tankers is adding a third bulk carrier in another joint venture with its chairman and chief executive, Valentios (Eddie) Valentis. The Nasdaq-listed firm is buying the 2015-built kamsarmax Konkar Venture in a deal worth $30m, funded by $16.5m of bank debt, $13.2m in cash and the new issuance of $1.5m of restricted ...
  • Equinor extends Odfjell Technology drilling services gig on Mariner platform
    Odfjell Technology, a spinoff of Odfjell Drilling that specialises in offshore operations, well-service technology, and engineering solutions, has won an extension of full drilling services on Equinor's Mariner A platform. Equinor's two-year option on the contract for drilling services on the platform, located some 150 km east of the Shetland Islands, encompasses managing operations, maintenance,
  • Havfram pens offshore wind installation deal with Iberdrola
    Norwegian contractor Havfram has signed a contract with Spanish electric utility company Iberdrola for the installation of 21 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines at the Windanker project in the Baltic Sea. The agreement covers transport and installation support, which will be executed by one of Havfram's newbuild NG20000X-HF wind turbine installation vessels. The contract will start ...
  • Indian state operator wins rights to operate terminal in Bangladesh
    The Indian state is winning back-to-back port deals with neighbouring countries. Following successful agreements for Chabahar in Iran and Sittwe in Myanmar, state-backed India Ports Global Ltd (IPGL) has just won a tender to run a terminal at Mongla port in Bangladesh. IGPL is part of the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and has ...
  • Norden swoops on Eastern Pacific newastlemax pair
    Danish shipping giant Norden has bolstered its dry bulk fleet with a pair of newcastlemaxes from Idan Ofer's stable. Multiple brokers report the Jan Rindbo-led owner and operator has forked out around $146m to purchase the 2021-built scrubbed-fitted Trust Qingdao and Trust Shanghai from Eastern Pacific Shipping. This will be the company's second move on ...
  • PGS finds partner to improve seismic data interpretation
    Norwegian seismic acquisition specialist PGS has improved its on-demand seismic data interpretation capability with a collaboration agreement with Austin-based energy innovation platform Onward. The collaboration between Onward and PGS gives subscribers of the Norwegian company's OnDemand services the option to access Onward's interpretation services and reveal the subsurface potential of extensi
  • Family seeks answers over death onboard shadow tanker in China
    The family of a dead Georgian seafarer is seeking answers from authorities in China. Splash has seen shocking footage of the moment a seafarer died, covered head to toe in flames, and a Chinese yard worker was seriously injured after an explosion onboard during routine repairs at a yard in northern China. The incident happened ...
  • Saipem scores big with $3.7bn in Angola deals from TotalEnergies
    Only days after Italian offshore engineering and construction giant Saipem won an $850m deal in Angola with Azule Energy, it won even bigger deals in the country with French major TotalEnergies. The three new contracts awarded by TotalEnergies will have an overall value of around $3.7bn. These awards come after TotalEnergies, along with its Block ...
  • Seatrium reaches $68m settlement in rigs-related dispute
    Singapore shipyard group Seatrium has agreed to pay an additional $68m to settle a rig building dispute with Norwegian industrial investor Akastor. Akastor said in a filing on Oslo the sum would be paid as full and final settlement and booked in its Q2 financials. The case dates back to 2012 when Jurong Shipyard, now ...
  • Dali back at berth in Baltimore
    The Dali, the containership that caused the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse on March 26, returned to the port of Baltimore on Monday. The ship was refloated and moved slowly into port, arriving at 9am. The ship will spend several weeks getting temporary repairs at the same marine terminal it occupied before beginning its disastrous ...
  • Coastal bags vessel sale and charter extension
    Malaysian services provider Coastal Contracts has struck a deal to sell one of its offshore support vessels and secured a long-term charter extension for another. The Bursa Malaysia-listed firm is offloading an unnamed OSV via its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Coastal International Marine and Pleasant Engineering, to undisclosed buyers. Meanwhile, the charter extension will see the other ...
  • Korea Line exits VLCC segment with sales to Bahri
    Saudi Arabian shipping giant Bahri has purchased four modern VLCCs from Korea Line Corporation, according to brokers. No price is attached to the deal, but one Greek broker suggested that the four-year-old ships could have fetched about $116m each. The sale has been widely expected as Korea Line, part of SM Group, has been reported to ...
  • Bulker duo averages 17.3% CO2 reduction in Blue Visby trial
    The first trials of the Blue Visby Solution prototype have claimed to have reduced CO2 emissions by 17.3% on average during voyages on two bulkers chartered to CBH Group, a Blue Visby Consortium member. According to available data, the Blue Visby Solution, a project best described as a mitigation tool for sail-fast-then-wait operations, had its ...
  • Vietnamese owner seals product tanker deal with CSSC Leasing
    Asia Pacific Shipping Company, a relatively new Vietnamese shipowner, has signed a sale and leaseback agreement with CSSC Leasing, selling two product tankers due for delivery in 2026 to the Chinese company for $105.3m. Under the deal, the Vietnamese company, led by Nguyen Quynh Anh, will take the two newbuilds on bareboat charter for 10 ...
  • SeaBird clinches contract work for survey vessel
    Marine seismic specialist SeaBird Exploration has been awarded ocean bottom node (OBN) source work for the vessel Eagle Explorer in the Western Hemisphere. penned a letter of award with an unnamed repeat client for a 2D survey in the Eastern Hemisphere and secured a contract extension for one of its vessels. The Oslo-listed company said ...
  • South Carolina ports close thanks to software problems
    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) was forced to close Charleston port and inland harbours all of yesterday following what it described as a software issue. The port authority has said it is working to reopen all ports from 5am today. "SC Ports is working diligently to reintroduce systems following a vendor software issue that ...
  • Lilos, life rafts, and FuelEU
    Risto Kariranta and his start-up, Ahti, have developed a FuelEU calculator which has revealed some interesting stats. With views over the river Thames and London's historic centre, the International Maritime Organization's large roof terrace would be a great place to host a pool party on a sunny day. However, it's from rules conceived in Belgium ...

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Lloyd's List web site
MAY 21, 2024
  • Zim continues to place its bets on the transpacific spot market
    Zim's transpacific spot exposure is at 65%, up from the traditional 50%. 'That is a more challenging decision for us...
  • Charleston gates reopen after 'vendor software issue' forced closure
    A 'vendor software issue' that kept terminal gates in Charleston shut since Monday morning was resolved Tuesday afternoon. The port...
  • Houthis yet to make good on latest round of threats
    The attack on MSC Orion in the Indian Ocean sparked concerns the Houthis would hit ships further afield, but so...
  • Minor container trades are slowly taking up the slack
    Lower volume trades are growing faster than headhaul trades. But carriers have to work harder for their money
  • Pyxis Tankers agrees third bulker acquisition
    Latest purchase is 60:40 joint venture with chief executive Eddie Valentis
  • Watch: Dali refloated and moved, freeing Baltimore port traffic
    Several tugs refloated Dali and towed it to a secure marine terminal, marking an important milestone in the restoration of...
  • Ramping up Greek shipping's social solidarity efforts
    Greek shipowners have stepped up to respond to national emergencies but also the daily needs of poorer Greek families and...
  • Keeping a finger on the pulse of Greek shipping
    It is now 20 years since the inception of the Lloyd's List Greek Shipping Awards; the event has been celebrating...
  • Performance is key for Interunity
    Interunity Group has put some distance between itself and the broad swathe of tonnage providers in Greek shipping, drawing comparisons...
  • Chinese shipbuilders tighten grip on market
    Statistics from China's national shipbuilding association come as Chinese industrial representatives are expected to engage in heated debates with the...
  • Cash buyer secures two Evergreen containerships for green recycling
    Evergreen's 5,652 teu Ever Uranus and the 1,164 teu Uni Assure are expected to be recycled in India and Türkiye...
  • Maersk renews 10-year supply chain deal with New Zealand's Kotahi
    Maersk said it was committed to New Zealand having recently opened a cold chain hub in Ruakura, its largest infrastructure...
  • Daily Briefing
    Taxing shipping emissions will raise a lot of cash. How should it be spent? | Large rise in empty equipment...
  • Emerging Vietnamese owner lands leaseback deal with CSSC Shipping to finance fleet expansion
    Two vessels involved are understood to be resales from existing long range two tanker orderbook

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The Journal of Commerce web site
MAY 21, 2024
  • SC Ports resumes most operations, but recovery just beginning
    Truckers working the Charleston market say it could take a week or longer to cut through the backlog of containers that didn't move while terminal gates were shut for the better part of two days.
  • Flexport hit with second FMC billing complaint this month
    A legal battle over unpaid detention and demurrage bills between the forwarder and importer Giti Tire has now moved to US maritime regulators.
  • Carrier Zim swings back to Q1 profit on volume, pricing strength
    The carrier credits new chartered capacity and container equipment investments for allowing it to handle the higher-than-expected volume growth this year as Red Sea diversions challenge industry bandwidth.
  • Annual contract talks offer up new twist in carrier-forwarder relationships
    In the recently completed annual negotiating round, trans-Pacific carriers slashed, or in some cases eliminated, the access of forwarders to fixed-rate bookings for accounts whose identity they disclose.
  • Shippers fight for allocations as early peak season hits Asia-Europe
    The peak season typically runs from June to September, but unseasonally strong demand is placing capacity under mounting pressure and driving up rate levels on the trade lane.
  • Gates remain closed at Charleston, inland ports amid ongoing software issue
    No cargo pickups or drop-offs are taking place at Charleston's marine terminals and SC Ports' two inland ports as officials scramble to resolve the software problem.
  • Carriers, shippers scramble amid worsening container shortages in Asia
    Longer transit times to Europe and North America as vessels continue to divert via the Cape of Good Hope to avoid the Red Sea region has delayed the return of empty containers to Asia, particularly China.

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TradeWinds web site
MAY 21, 2024
  • Schoeller's AAL adds methanol newbuildings as boss Kyriacos Panayides eyes market share
    CEO of heavylift company says price has deterred rivals from ordering next-generation ships
  • Greek shipowner Eddie Valentis sells bulker stake to public vehicle Pyxis Tankers
    New York-listed company and Valentis to jointly own kamsarmax
  • Poten & Partners sees boost for tankers should Sudan security improve
    War, pipeline ruptures and Houthi attacks are holding back crude cargoes, broker says
  • EnTrust eyes gaps left by retreating Scandinavian shipping banks after closing OMP deal
    New York investment firm snags Oslo arm in bid to break in up north
  • Key window into Jones Act tanker market closes with $950m OSG takeover
    Shipbrokers who thrive on information arbitration may not complain as US-flagged ships sail off the public record
  • Stolt-Nielsen pays out $290m as battle over deadly container ship explosion closes
    Norwegian shipping giant to meet figure related to MSC Flaminia incident with help from insurance proceeds
  • First tanker loads crude in from expanded Canadian oil pipeline
    Ship tracking data shows tanker chartered by Canadian oil producer Suncor is loading at Burnaby port
  • Stronger for longer: Zim bullish on boxes as it turns around loss
    Israeli line expects uptick in demand and continued rerouting to boost earnings further this year
  • Seamax hives off container ship trio as secondhand values rise
    More deals emerge as prices of some neopanamax boxships surge by 25% since December
  • Shipowner Navigazione Montanari orders first newbuildings since global financial crisis
    Italian owner orders two MR1 tankers in China
  • Football superstar Erling Haaland buys into shipping lender M&M Bank
    Manchester City goal machine teams up with former pro father for new investment
  • Lomar tech fund backs start-up converting captured carbon to salt
    Shipowner says Calcarea's process mimics the earth's response to volcanic eruptions
  • Norden tied to second bulker swoop on newcastlemax in quick succession
    Owner-operator ultimately wants to build a capesize fleet of up to 25 vessels
  • Eight-ship deal marks first methanol-fuel ultramax bulker newbuilding order in China
    Cyprus company signs milestone contract at CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding
  • Norden tied to second newcastlemax bulker swoop in quick succession
    Owner-operator ultimately wants to build a capesize fleet of up to 25 vessels
  • Bahri VLCC fixtures show shift in Saudi Arabian crude flows away from Houthi hotspot
    Kpler identifies change in domestic voyages as Aramco brings in crude from Yanbu
  • Howe Robinson's Debbie Turner hands over LNG team reins to James Huw Smith
    Changing of the guard as a well-known face in sector moves to new Devon 'office'
  • Tufton bulker in collision with tanker in busy Argentine river
    Damage to both vessels reported after incident near Rosario
  • Russian ship master and two officers arrested after collision with fishing boat
    Icelandic police investigating whether Longship's Longdawn abandoned a man at sea
  • Exmar racks up €40m for newbuilding programme with subsidiary sale
    Deal with compatriot Bekaert picks up tab for roughly half of dual-fuel newbuilding
  • TotalEnergies supply deal sparks tenders for tanker cargoes from giant refinery in Nigeria
    Huge new Dangote plant ramping up oil buying in first year of operation
  • Eight-ship deal marks first methanol fuel ultramax bulk carrier newbuilding order in China
    The Cyprus company inked contract at CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding
  • UK naval officer fined for covering up near-miss with tanker
    Euan Playford-Johnston left bridge of minesweeper to untrained colleague, military court hears
  • CSSC Leasing agrees sale-and-leaseback deal with new Vietnamese owner
    Seller agrees to take the vessels back on medium-term charters
  • Sanctioned Sovcomflot suezmax heads to Asia as others wait
    A successful voyage for the SCF Primorye could encourage state shipowner to load more vessels
  • Singapore's Smart Ship Hub wins 'significant investment' from Japanese equipment giant Nakakita
    Cash injection comes ahead of optimisation platform's Series A funding round

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American Shipper web site
MAY 21, 2024
  • Maersk airline prepares to deploy first 777 freighters for peak season
    Maersk is pursuing its air cargo ambitions with a new freight station in Miami and its first two Boeing 777 freighters.

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