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22 May 2024 - Year XXVIII
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April 23, 2024

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Exim India web site
APRIL 23, 2024
  • Most Major Ports witness positive growth in 2023-24; POL,containers lead the way
  • Cost, speed are the top priorities in logistics: Report
  • WTO members hold focused discussions on harnessing digitalisation to facilitate trade
  • Manufacturing seen propelling next phase of India's growth story
  • Container traffic halves due to conflict in Red Sea
  • Pulses imports soar 84 pc
  • Rupsha Bridge, Khulna-Mongla rail to enhance goods transport between India & Bangladesh
  • Agri exports dip in FY24
  • DP World publishes Sustainable Development Impact Disclosure
  • Baltimore announces opening of third channel for vessels
  • Competition Commission invites proposal for launching market study on Artificial Intelligence and competition in India
  • GDP to grow 8-8.3 pc in FY25: PHDCCI
  • CMA CGM to strengthen & reshuffle its SEAS1 & SEAS2 services connecting Asia & East Coast South America
  • South Korea's Busan Port launches first automated container terminal
  • Saudi Ports Authority announces new Gulf maritime shipping service from Jubail
  • DSL requirement for STS vessels and tankers from East & West Malaysia
  • Growth in overall exports despite persistent global challenges shows resilience of the exports sector: FIEO President
  • CBDT enters into record Advance Pricing Agreements with taxpayers in 2023-24
  • Tanker freight rates seen up in Q2
  • Global shipping freight, insurance, crew wages seen rising as Israel attacks Iran
  • PIL posts $307 million net profit for FY2023
  • Mahindra Logistics launches its first 'Community Centre of Excellence' for skill development0

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International Transport Journal web site
APRIL 23, 2024
  • UK carrier introduces another rail link
  • From the banks of the Rhine
  • Another Bavarian hub for GW
  • More flights and digitisation from Calgary to CDG
  • CJ Logistics tests autonomous parcel trucking
  • A new MD on board
  • Price hike in container leasing market
  • Swissport adds forwarder handling in Germany
  • Getting airports ready for disaster relief
  • Prototype swap body to transport more goods
  • Kale Logistics Solutions wins coveted prize
  • A world debut
  • In time for peak fishing season
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • A spotlight on logistics
  • A large benefit for Czech rail sector
  • A promotion for Quentin Schulte
  • Port priorities for 2024-2029

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The Loadstar web site
APRIL 22, 2024
  • Ecommerce series: etail by air - here to stay or on a short shelf life?
  • Analyst corner: the Kerry Logistics-Sinotrans dichotomy
  • Another strong month for US ports as container flows continue to rise
  • Security pilot at port of Rotterdam targets smuggling in containers
  • HMM sees opportunities in Hapag-Lloyd's exit from THE Alliance
  • US intermodal picking up steam as trucking woes continue
  • OceanX: Fragmentation (worringly) shaping trade and... back to forwarding 101!
  • Sasi World appoints Hiran Perera as senior advisor, freighters

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Marine Log web site
APRIL 22, 2024
  • VIDEO: MSC donation kickstarts project to build new Mercy Ship
    A groundbreaking agreement between MSC Group, MSC Foundation and Mercy Ships International will see the construction of a brand-new Mercy Ship for the international charity, which delivers free surgery and training annually
  • MOL in Japanese on board carbon capture first
    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd (MOL) will be the first Japanese shipping company to commercially install a CO2 capture solution on board one of its ships. And that's good news for Rotterdam headquartered
  • New Coast Guard Cyber Command report shows threats are rising
    U.S. Coast Guard Cyber Command (CGCYBER) has released its second annual Cyber Trends and Insights in the Marine Environment (CTIME) report. Since December 2020, CGCYBER has rapidly developed resources, capabilities, and partnerships

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Container News web site
APRIL 22, 2024
  • IMO to establish new office in Fiji to support Pacific Island countries
    At the International Maritime Organization (IMO) headquarters in London on 18 March, Arsenio Dominguez, secretary-general of IMO, and Ro Filipe Tuisawau, minister for Public Works, Meteorological Services, and Transport of the Republic of Fiji, officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the opening of a new IMO office in Fiji. The Regional Presence Office is established to address
  • DPW London Gateway welcomes world's first electric straddle carrier fleet
    DP World celebrates the arrival of eight fully electric straddle carriers at its upcoming US$432 million fourth berth in London Gateway. This groundbreaking move signifies a major leap in sustainable logistics, as these innovative machines will form part of the world's first all-electric fleet at a port, servicing the inaugural all-electric berth. Weighing approximately 62 tonnes each and costing
  • PIL predicts Red Sea crisis to keep it in black for 2024
    Despite sharply reduced earnings in 2023, Singapore's Pacific International Lines (PIL) expects the Red Sea crisis to keep the once-struggling liner operator in the black for 2024. PIL submitted its 2023 financial statements to the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore early in April 2024. The figures showed PIL's net profit dived to US$307 million, from US$3 billion in 2022
  • cargo-partner opens its first warehouse in UK
    Global transport and logistics provider cargo-partner announced the opening of its first warehouse facility in the United Kingdom, marking a significant milestone in its strategic expansion projects. Located close to one of the company's existing offices in Basildon, the new 4,460 m² warehouse facility complements cargo-partner's established UK operational hubs spanning Manchester, Bradford, and
  • Temporary channel opens in Baltimore to facilitate ship traffic after bridge collapse
    The Captain of the Port of Baltimore established the Fort Carroll Temporary Alternate Channel, which is on the northeast side of the main channel in the vicinity of the Francis Scott Key Bridge and will provide limited access for commercially essential vessels. The Fort Carroll Temporary Alternate Channel, depicted in green, has a controlling depth of 20 feet, a 300-foot horizontal clearance, and
  • Geopolitical volatility keeps YTD container leasing rates elevated
    A YTD analysis of global container leasing transactions by Container xChange shows a notable uptick in average rates since the beginning of 2024, indicating an uptick in demand for container leasing services and an increased financial burden on lessors, pointing to a potentially tighter market. The study also highlights persistently strong container trade patterns between China and Russia, Taiwan
  • Diamond Line stocks up NET2 service
    Diamond Line, a feeder and short sea carrier, is expanding its NET2 service loop, initially established in 2017 using standard Panamax vessels. The NET2 service offers direct connections from ports in the United Kingdom and Northwest Europe to the southern regions of Turkey and Levant countries in the East Mediterranean, as well as to Adriatic and Black Sea countries through COSCO SHIPPING's hub
  • Hai Nakash: Expert in Tech Entrepreneurship and Digital Business Development
    The journey of Hai Nakash, the owner and founder of ZmiAlpha, who has gained a leading reputation in the fields of digital marketing, cybersecurity, fintech, and tech entrepreneurship, is a story of innovation, perseverance, and foresight. He was born into a family that ran a small local business, and from a young age, he understood the importance of adaptation and customer service. This basic kn
  • Global Ports publishes first quarter operational results
    Global Ports has announced its operational results for the first quarter of 2024, during which the Russian container market experienced a notable growth of 17.7%, reaching 1,293,000 TEUs. The Baltic basin witnessed a rapid recovery, with container throughput nearly doubling to 409,000 TEUs in Q1 2024. As a result, the Baltic basin's share in the total Russian market surged to 32% from 19% a year

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Splash web site
APRIL 22, 2024
  • Aboutships: How AI-ready is your maritime business?
    Commentators have been waxing lyrical about how AI is set to transform the maritime industry, and with good reason. Increasingly compelling use cases are emerging in applications such as route optimisation, safety of navigation, fuel efficiency, compliance, predictive maintenance, cargo management and many more. However amidst the hype and with businesses rushing to take AI ...
  • Ørsted taps Rovco for O&M work on two US offshore wind farms
    UK-based subsea technology and services firm Rovco has signed a framework agreement with Danish offshore wind giant Ørsted to provide operations and maintenance work on two of the developer's US wind farms. Under the agreement, Rovco will provide services on the Block Island Wind Farm and South Fork Wind Farm. Block Island, located off Rhode ...
  • PXGEO expands with Modus Subsea Services acquisition
    Peter Zickerman's marine seismic player PXGEO has expanded its subsea offering through the acquisition of UK-based Modus Subsea Services. Modus Subsea Services is a provider of offshore life-of-field support services specializing in autonomous subsea operations using underwater intervention drones (UID) based on the Saab Sabertooth platform. According to Modus' website, it is also the first ...
  • TEN offloads veteran aframax as fleet renewal presses ahead
    Greek owner Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN) has confirmed the sale of an ageing aframax tanker as it continues its fleet renewal push. The New York-listed tanker and LNG carrier owner has offloaded the 2007 Sumitomo-built Izumo Princess for about $37m. The buyer was not named, but shipping databases show the 105,500 dwt vessel under ownership ...
  • Maersk sets sights on offshore wind logistics in South Korea
    Danish shipping and logistics group Maersk has partnered up with compatriot wind turbine maker Vestas to set up a nacelle factory and logistical base at the Mokpo New Port hinterland complex in South Korea. A memorandum of understanding, signed in the presence of the Governor of Jeonnam Province Kim Yung-rok and the Mayor of Mokpo ...
  • UK makes more funding available for AI and smart shipping
    UK Maritime Minister Lord Davies of Gower has announced an £8m ($9.85m) funding boost to kickstart feasibility studies for smart shipping technologies such as AI, robotics, and autonomous vessels. The Smart Shipping Acceleration Fund, launched today in Southampton could result in innovations which will boost the economy and support coastal communities. The winning projects for ...
  • Denmark kicks off its biggest offshore wind tender
    Denmark on Monday launched its biggest offshore wind tender to date, offering no subsidies to developers competing for the right to build wind farms on sites with a combined capacity of up to 10 GW. Six sites will be made available, making it possible to construct at least 6 GW in areas North Sea I, ...
  • Heerema lines up Polish wind farm deal
    Dutch offshore construction player Heerema Marine Contractors has signed reservation and preliminary work agreements to transport and install wind turbine foundations and an offshore substation for Polish offshore wind farms Baltyk II and Baltyk III. Polenergia, which together with Equinor is developing the wind farms of 720 MW each, said the agreements represent a commitment ...
  • Shipping hits out at scant coverage of hijacked crews
    The world's leading shipping associations have highlighted the inequality seafarers face as hostages. "The world would be outraged if four airliners were seized and held hostage with innocent souls onboard. Regrettably, there does not seem to be the same response or concern for the four commercial vessels and their crews being held hostage," states an ...
  • Technip Energies scores work on Marsa LNG bunkering project in Oman
    French-based engineering company Technip Energies has been awarded a contract by TotalEnergies and OQ for the Marsa LNG bunkering project in Sohar, Oman. The contract covers the engineering, procurement, and construction of a natural gas liquefaction train with an LNG production capacity of 1 mtpa. The plant will use electric-driven motors instead of conventional gas ...
  • Nexans awarded cable repair contract by Equinor
    French cabling specialist Nexans has secured a four-year contract from Norwegian energy giant Equinor for turnkey repair services of various cable systems. The deal includes assistance from a team of Nexans experts and the provision of a vessel to meet the intervention requirements. Equinor will manage and operate the contract on behalf of the Pipeline ...
  • Ciner bulks up with kamsarmax newbuilds at Hengli Shipbuilding
    Turkey's Ciner Shipping has added four kamsarmaxes to its large bulk carrier orderbook across Chinese shipyards. The Istanbul-based bulker and tanker player has contracted 82,000 dwt scrubber-fitted units at Hengli Shipbuilding in Dalian with deliveries starting from March 2027. Shipbuilding sources suggest a price tag of around $38m each. Ciner owns and operates a fleet ...
  • IMO highlights two fraudulent shipping registries
    Ahead of this week's meeting of its legal committee, the secretariat at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has warned about two shipping registries it deems are fraudulent. Flags being administered allegedly on behalf of Guyana and Eswatini have come in for criticism. Despite the government of Guyana warning the IMO about the operation of what ...
  • World's first ammonia-fuelled aframaxes ordered
    AET, the tanker arm of Malaysia's top shipping line MISC, has placed an order for the world's first ammonia-powered aframax tankers. The 115,000 dwt vessels will be built at Dalian Shipbuilding, with delivery expected in 2027, under a charter with Petronas' Petco Trading Labuan Company Ltd (PTLCL). Financial terms have not been disclosed. The order ...
  • Third channel opens in Baltimore
    A third 6 m deep channel has been established through the downed bridge at Baltimore port providing limited access for commercially essential vessels with officials saying the three shallow channels should get the port back to 15% of pre-bridge collapse commercial activity. The aim is to get a deeper channel up and running by the ...

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Lloyd's List web site
APRIL 22, 2024
  • How US grain exporters worked their way around two blocked canals
    Dry bulk supply chains are proving highly resilient. US grain exports have been simultaneously repelled from the Panama and Suez...
  • US lawmakers pass new Iran sanctions bill
    A bill that calls for the imposition of sanctions on ports, vessels, shipping companies and refineries that knowingly process or...
  • 'Alarming' rise in seafarer abandonment cases seen in 2024
    Size and scale of problem seen escalating dramatically with numbers of cases already three times higher than four years ago
  • Ship detained in Russia timber sanctions probe leaves Rostock
    The general cargoship diverted to Rostock after a propeller malfunction and was held by German authorities investigating the cargo of...
  • The week in newbuildings: AET confirms order for first ammonia-fuel tankers
    MISC tanker operating subsidiary subsidiary AET orders first tankers capable of operating on ammonia at China's Dalian Shipbuilding Industry.
  • Data sharing offers scope for just-in-time arrivals
    Terminal scheduling planner Portchain has signed up ONE as its second top 10 carrier. Alignment between carriers and terminals can...
  • Iran defends MSC Aries hijack as 'technical issue' at IMO meeting
    More than 30 countries condemn Iran's seizure of containership on April 13 and deadly attacks on international shipping in the...
  • Asian shipping stocks rally on Middle East unrest
    From Shanghai to Hong Kong and then to Tokyo, shipping companies' stocks continued their upward trend from last Friday, following...
  • Week in charts: Where do Russia's blacklisted ships trade? | Gulf crisis not affecting container rates | No increase in Chinese or Russian ships transiting Bab el Mandeb
    Data reveals where Russian vessels are trading despite sanctions, plus analysis on how the current crisis in the Middle East...
  • The Lloyd's List Podcast: How to talk to Europe about shipping
    With the European elections looming there is a compelling argument for shipping to be far more central in the EU's...
  • Daily Briefing
    Russia's sanctioned ships continue trading unabated | Sanctions shuffle begins anew for Venezuela's tanker trades | Lloyd's List forum told...
  • Thai chemical company settles 'apparent violations' of Iran sanctions for $20m
    Ofac says SCG Plastics caused US financial institutions to unknowingly process $300m in sales of Iranian high-density polyethylene resin by...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
APRIL 22, 2024
  • More ex-Yellow LTL terminals reopen under new ownership amid capacity boost
    XPO, Estes and Saia are starting to reopen terminals they acquired from bankrupt Yellow, adding to LTL trucking capacity as they pursue new business.
  • Ocean carriers push Panama Canal to mitigate climate effect on water levels
    While ship transits have increased in the short term, the canal needs to start long-term planning for how to address low water levels, ocean carriers say.
  • Industry must prioritize service, labor and sell benefits to shareholders: CSX CEO
    CSX chief Joe Hinrichs, speaking at the Georgia International Trade Conference, backed the value of intermodal and labor, two things under attack in recent years from activist investors more concerned with competitive margins and other financial metrics.
  • Rising China-ECSA trade leads carriers to revamp services amid surging rates
    The burgeoning market opportunities have carrier Pacific International Lines to expand its presence in South America with the planned launch this year of eight country offices in the region.

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TradeWinds web site
APRIL 22, 2024
  • Photo gallery: Shipping elite gather in the Big Apple for TradeWinds Shipowners Forum
    Panellists discuss navigating a volatile world and confronting the challenges of decarbonisation
  • Tsakos tanker sale confirmed as vessel emerges in fleet of low-profile Azeri manager
    New York-listed shipowner confirms sale of aframax as it adds $37m to coffers
  • John Wobensmith reflects on 'fight letters' with George Economou and fending off Houthi attacks in the Red Sea
    Genco executive talks volatility, black swans and proxy battles
  • Medical charity plans fleet expansion with third hospital ship
    Mercy Ships volunteers have performed more than 117,000 operations since the charity was founded in 1978
  • Delfin LNG denied license by US authorities after multiple changes to FLNG project
    US' Marad says thorough update of application required for fresh review
  • Russian state shipowner Sovcomflot reveals huge profit as western sanctions fuel rates
    Sanctioned Russian owner has never had it so good, despite operational challenges
  • Fednav sells ultramax as buyers continue to snap up Japanese tonnage
    Japanese ultramaxes have been flavour of the month
  • Video: Peter Dohle container ship and Turkish cargo vessel collide off Sicily
    Both ships are still in sailing condition but Italian coastguards remain on standby to intervene if rescue needed
  • Hansa Tankers nets solid price in second ship sale of 2024
    Bergen operator attains $29m for handysize vessel with wide gap between valuations
  • Russian state shipowner Sovcomflot reveals huge profit as western sanctions fire rates
    Sanctioned Russian owner has never had it so good, despite operational challenges
  • Cleaves boss Per Olav Karlsen toasts turnaround at jointly owned US shipyard group
    Norwegian investment banker says US yard sector is proving an interesting bet
  • Angelopoulos brothers push fleet renewal with vintage suezmax sale
    Piraeus-based tanker player Arcadia Shipmanagement has already sold one-third of its existing fleet
  • India tells crew managers to keep local seafarers away from Red Sea hot spots
    Sixteen Indians remain held on the MSC Aries after it was snatched on 13 April
  • UK pumps $10m into research race to master maritime AI
    Smart Shipping Acceleration Fund to focus on tech for autonomous craft and smart ports
  • India tells crew managers to keep local seafarers away from Red Sea hotspots
    Sixteen Indians remain held on the MSC Aries after it was snatched on 13 April
  • Europe forges deeper role as maritime defender amid piracy fears
    Bloc looks to strengthen its role in regional maritime security
  • Shipping Corp of India hunts secondhand MR tanker
    Tanker to be acquired through tender process, the third tonnage tender launched by Indian shipping giant this year
  • Jean-Baptiste Choimet named GTT's new CEO, Berterottiere remains chairman
    After 15 years major LNG technology provider moves to change guard
  • Trader Mercuria breaks into VLCC ownership with debut newbuilding deal
    China's Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding is constructing conventionally fuelled duo
  • 'This year could be different': Clarksons Securities hikes VLCC rate forecasts
    Strength in 2025 will follow rises due this year on the back of Middle East unrest and rising Atlantic production
  • Sanctioned Russian shipyard Krasnoye Sormovo cuts loss in first quarter
    Revenue rises in first three months after big order win last year
  • Japanese shipowner Imoto Lines inks order for electric feeder container vessel
    Pilot project for boxship with replaceable electric batteries to see the light in 2027
  • Advantage Tankers clinches juicy newbuilding charters stretching into the 2030s
    Mercuria said to have fixed product carrier newbuilding pair on multi-year business, straight out of the yard
  • TotalEnergies greenlights new LNG plant and bunkering hub in Oman
    Long-planned LNG fuelling hub for Middle East will be solar-powered to cut emissions
  • More bark than bite: US puts squeeze on shipowners in Iranian trades
    Tougher sanctions regime proposed alongside huge Ukraine aid package
  • BHP shortlists shipyards and operators for new ammonia-fuelled bulkers
    Australian mining giant will order at least one green dry cargo ship for delivery in 2026
  • MOL Lines to install carbon capture technology on product tanker
    Value Maritime's CCS system should capture 10% of vessel's CO2 emissions, companies claim
  • Belships books two more ultramax newbuildings
    Norwegian bulker owner now has 10 ultramaxes under construction in Japan
  • Giant drillship ordered for $806m and never traded after 2017 launch heads for scrap
    Indian recyclers prepare for action as severe heatwave cripples demolition in Bangladesh
  • Fredriksen nominee Johansen hands in 'conditional' resignation letter to prevent Seaways treachery
    Director is expected to join in June but must stick to strict rules regarding 'Seatankers opposition event'
  • Thanassis Laskaridis ups newbuilding wager with deals worth $220m
    Bulker player Laskaridis Maritime reveals six additional kamsarmax orders at two shipyards
  • Suspicious boat stalks tanker in Arabian Sea close to floating armoury
    International Maritime Bureau says incident lasted 30 minutes but did not escalate
  • SFL reducing bond debt to $500m with call option for five-year series
    John Fredriksen company settling June bill early at slight premium
  • Oil spill fund names and shames late payers as it rewrites rules
    Nine countries have failed to file full returns to pollution compensation body for at least five years
  • Jean-Baptiste Choimet named GTT's new CEO, Berterottiere remains chairman
    After 15 years major LNG technology provider moves to change guard
  • Carnival slashes interest rate costs with $800m loan facility prepayments
    World's largest cruise liner refinanced secured loans and unsecured bond
  • GTT orderbook approaches record levels as LNG newbuildings roll in
    Incoming CEO Jean-Baptiste Choimet's knowledge of the LNG, shipping, hydrogen and new energies impressed selection board
  • Singapore's Pacific International Lines sees 2023 profit slump by 90%
    Liner company confirms its ships have been using the Red Sea to serve the regional market
  • Wilmar vegetable oil plant hit by missile in Ukrainian port
    Reconstruction work for damaged oil plants will take six months, Singapore-based agribusiness group estimates
  • Shipping Corp of India on hunt for second-hand MR tanker
    Tanker to be acquired through tender process, the third tonnage tender launched by Indian shipping giant this year
  • China shipbuilding probe unlikely to benefit South Korean yards, says Nomura
    Bank says it may prove challenging to directly regulate China's shipbuilding industry
  • Geopolitical tensions and transformative forces headline Singapore maritime talks
    Industry stakeholders claim decarbonisation trumps disruption and digitalisation at Moore Stephens-BNP Paribas shipping forum

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American Shipper web site
APRIL 22, 2024
  • China e-commerce exports, unreliable Red Sea shipping boost air cargo
    The air cargo sector grew more than 10% during the first quarter on the back of e-commerce exports from China and supply chain disruptions in the Red Sea.

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Conftransport highlights seven topics to be addressed in EU to relaunch logistics and transport
Russian : The sector underlies the development of the single market.
COSCO expects a positive 2024 for the container sector
Waiting for a continuation of the growth trend in place for both shipping and production of containers
In April, container traffic in the port of Algeciras grew by 0.7% percent
More accentuated the increase (+ 7.4%) of the only containers in foreign transshipment abroad
Sharp improvement in the operational and economic performance of ZIM in the first quarter
Sharp improvement in the operational and economic performance of ZIM in the first quarter
Growth particularly sustained in service markets in the Pacific and Latin America
In the next 12 months the value of noli in containerized shipping could fall to historic lows
Danish Ship Finance believes that the effects of excess stir will become predominant
In March, freight traffic in the port of Genoa fell -3.9% percent and in Savona's airport-I'm going -24.2% percent.
In March, freight traffic in the port of Genoa fell -3.9% percent and in Savona's airport-I'm going -24.2% percent.
In the capital's record capital, the crucierists for the first quarter of the year
In April, freight traffic in Russian ports decreased by -8%
St. Petersburg
In the first quarter of 2024, it was 288.4 million tons of cargo (-4.3%)
Order at Fincantieri and EDGE for the construction of ten altura patrols
Abu Dhabi / Trieste
The two companies have formalized the creation of the joint venture Maestral
In the first three months of 2024, CMA CGM's revenue fell -7.0% percent.
In the first three months of 2024, CMA CGM's revenue fell -7.0% percent.
Decline of -11.3 per cent of the shipping business volume alone
In 2023 combined transport shipments to Europe decreased by -10.6%
Numerous the causes of the disappointing annual performance highlighted by UIRR associates
Last month the container traffic in the port of Valencia amounted to 457mila teu (+ 14.2%)
In the first four months of this year, the total was 1.7 million teu (+ 12.8%)
New US duties on imports from China that also affect ship-to-shore cranes
Washington / Beijing
Protest by the association of the Chinese steel industry
In the port of Hamburg it keeps containerized traffic as they drop the bulk
SEA Europe and industriAll Europe solicit an EU strategy for the European shipbuilding industry
Among the demands, the introduction of the "Made in Europe" requirement in public procurement
Logistics associations urge operators to be ready at the third stage of ICS2
Concerns about important goods in the European Union by sea
Marco Verzari is the new secretary general of Uiltransport
Undergoes to the demissary Tarlazzi
Switzerland increases investment for the exercise and renewal of the rail network
Expected investment contributions in favour of private facilities
Locomotives powered by Ultimo Miglio of Mercitalia Logistics in service to Gioia Tauro
Joy Tauro
Used to transport cars from Campania to the Calabrian port
The terminalist company SSA Marine creates a division for cruises
It is led by Stefano Borzone, manager with experience in the industry
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in HHLA terminals increased by 3.4%
Stable revenues
The negative trend of the economic performance of Hapag-Lloyd continues.
The negative trend of the economic performance of Hapag-Lloyd continues.
In the first quarter of 2024, revenues fell by -24.2% percent. Noli down -32.0% and cargoes carried by the growing fleet of 6.9%
Brussels gives reason to Italy asking Austria to remove restrictions on road transport of goods to the Brenner
Rome / Vienna
The Tyrolese government announces that it is ready to fight before the EU Court of Justice
In the first quarter of 2024, shipping traffic in the Suez Canal collapsed by -42.9% percent.
In the first quarter of 2024, shipping traffic in the Suez Canal collapsed by -42.9% percent.
In March the reduction was -49.1%
In the first quarter of 2024, Evergreen's net profit rose +187,7 percent.
In the first quarter of 2024, Evergreen's net profit rose +187,7 percent.
Investment of more than 65 million in the purchase of new containers
HMM returns to record growth of quarterly economic results
HMM returns to record growth of quarterly economic results
In the first three months of 2024, revenues increased by 11.9% percent and net profit of 63.0% percent.
India invests in the development of the Iranian port of Shahid Behesthi (Chabahar)
Announced the next establishment of an indo-Iranian shipping company
Spinelli Srl renews the board of directors
New appointments after the precautionary measures arranged by the gip of the Genoa court against Aldo and Roberto Spinelli
In the first three months of 2024, the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna fell by -6.3%
In the first three months of 2024, the traffic of goods in the port of Ravenna fell by -6.3%
In March, a decline of -1.5%
In the first quarter of this year, the container traffic made in Trieste by TMT decreased by -20.3%
In 2023, the traffic of short sea shipping between Spain and Italy fell by -5.2% percent.
The motorways of the sea have risen to ten compared to seven in 2022
In the first quarter of 2024, the net profit of Yang Ming grew by +173,1 percent.
In the first quarter of 2024, the net profit of Yang Ming grew by +173,1 percent.
The board has deliberated the purchase of new containers
Leonardo signs binding agreement for sale of Underwater Armaments & Systems to Fincantieri
Total transaction value of a maximum of 415 million euros
Uiltransport, well the amendment for workers of agencies for the port work of Gioia Tauro and Taranto
Provides for the extension of the allowance up to December
To develop its resilience the port of Livorno looks to the southern shore of the Mediterranean
Next month an agreement with the Egyptian port of Damietta
Decarbonization of shipping could create up to four million jobs in the energy supply chain
Study of the Getting to Zero Coalition
In the first three months of 2024 the traffic in goods in the port of Venice decreased by -9.8%
In the first three months of 2024 the traffic in goods in the port of Venice decreased by -9.8%
Growth of liquid bulk and rotatable bulk. Decline of solid bulk and containers
ISS-Tositti and intergroup have established the newco ISS-Tositti Agency
Synergistic fusion of the skills of both realities
Rasmussen (Bimco) : When the ships return to cross Suez shipping containerized shipping will have to reckon with an excess of stir
Currently the impact of record deliveries of container carriers is absorbed by the additional capacity needed for the route around Africa
U.S. Intermarine enters the segment of the reins
Established the Intermarine Bulk Carriers that will manage the bulk carriers of the German group Harren
President of the Liguria Region, former president of West Liguria's AdSP, and entrepreneur Spinelli
Among those achieved by the measures, the president of Ente Bacini
WWF, sustainable planning for the largest marine areas in the EU is fragmented and incomplete
WWF, sustainable planning for the largest marine areas in the EU is fragmented and incomplete
The most discomforting scenario is that of the Mediterranean basin
In the first quarter the performance of combined transport in the EU kicked off
Decrease in container traffic, strikes, work on infrastructure and weak economy among causes
Maersk warns that the expansion of the crisis area in the Middle East increases shipping costs
Reported a 15 -20% reduction in capacity on the route from the Far East to the North Europe / Mediterranean
FS Logistics Pole orders Alstom 70 new locomotives with the option to buy more 30
Go Ligure
Commits from more than 323 million. Taking delivery to go Ligure a locomotive for freight transport
New maxi seizure of drugs in the port of Civitavecchia
Intercepted a shipment of marijuana of more than 442 kilograms
Mercitalia Shunting & Terminal equipped with new locomotives for rail manoeuvre
These are locomotors DE 18 produced by Vossloh Rolling Stock
Saipem to fix contracts in Angola to total 3.7 billion
They were awarded by a company controlled by TotalEnergies
In April, container traffic in the port of Los Angeles grew by 11.9% percent
Los Angeles
In the first quarter of 2024 the increase was 24.8%
FERCAM bars on the Indian market
Opened a branch in New Delhi. The presence will be extended to Mumbai, Calcutta, and Chennai
Fincantieri vars a logistics support unit in Castellammare di Stabia
It is the second LSS built for the Italian Navy Navy
Ferretti inaugurates the renewed nautical construction site of La Spezia
The Spezia
The ligure establishment is dedicated to the production of the Riva yachts
Positive first quarter for Global Ship Lease
Revenue in growth of 12.7%
Launched by Interporto Padova the intermodal service of Trans Italy with the Interport of Livorno Guasticce
Initially it provides for two weekly circulations
Operating the new automated gate at Reefer Terminal of Going Ligure
Go Ligure
The drivers can carry out the loading and unloading activities without getting off the vehicle
Last month container traffic in the port of Hong Kong decreased by -10.2%
Hong Kong
In the first eventful four-year period 4.5 million teu (-4.7%)
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DP World inaugurates new port infrastructure and logistics in Romania
New terminals in the port of Costanza destined for cargo project and rotatable
In April, the growth of container traffic in the port of Long Beach continued.
Long Beach
In the first quarter of 2024, the increase was 15.8% percent.
Uniport Livorno buys three new port tractors
Kalmar will deliver them in the last quarter of 2024
They will rise from five to six the weekly rotations of the Melzo-Rotterdam service of Hannibal
Increase in frequency as of June 10
In 2023, the revenues of Maritime stations increased by 18.5%
Net profit to 1.7 million euros (+ 75.5%)
In the first three months of 2024, freight traffic in the port of Koper fell by -6.6% percent.
In March, the decline was -3.1% percent.
In April, freight traffic in the port of Singapore grew by 8.8%
The containers were equal to 3.4 million teu (+ 3.8%)
Quarterly traffic of the growing containers for Eurogate and Contship Italia
In the first three months of 2024 the eventful volumes increased by 8.0% percent and 4.9% percent respectively.
Meyer Werft has delivered to Silversea the new luxury cruise ship Silver Ray
Papenburg / Vienna
It has a capacity of 728 passengers
In the first three months of 2024, new orders acquired by Fincantieri fell by -40.7% percent.
Stable the revenues
Call for tenders for the structural adjustment of a quay of the port of Ancona
The amount of the contract is 16.5 million euros
Port operators in La Spezia call for a relaunch of the port
The Spezia
They solicit targeted and effective actions
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Montenegrin ports grew by 1.8% percent
The flow to and from Italy has increased by 16.2%
GNV installs a system to ensure the stability of ships
NAPA Stability, developed by Finnish NAPA, has been extended to ferries
Decided to drop -24.9% percent of goods in Croatian ports in the first quarter of this year
Decided to drop -24.9% percent of goods in Croatian ports in the first quarter of this year
The containers were equal to 92mila teu (-0.4%)
Vard will build two Commissioning Service Operation Vessel
They are intended for a company in Taiwan
The new maritime station of the port of Termoli is running.
In 2023 the Molisan climber handled more than 217mila passengers (+ 5%)
New line of CTN that links the ports of La Goulette, Livorno, Salerno and Rades
Will be inaugurated on May 21
In the first three months of 2024 the revenues of Wan Hai Lines grew by 8.1%
Net profit of approximately 143 million US dollars
The growth trend of Taiwanese Evergreen and Yang Ming is continuing.
Taipei / Keelung
In April, it increased by 42.4% percent and 35.3% percent, respectively.
Evergreen orders 10,000 new containers
Committed 32.3 million to the Dong Fang International Container (Hong Kong)
Vard will build an Ocean Energy Construction Vessel for Island Offshore
It will be delivered in the first quarter of 2027. Option for two more ships
Lombardy among the most virtuous regions in food transport
Over 50% of the controlled temperature vehicles are matriculated in classes 5 and 6
Positive quarterly economic performance by Wallenius Wilhelmsen
Lysaker / Oslo
Ad Emanuele Grimaldi on 5.12% of the capital of the Höegh Autoliners
In the first three months of 2024, container traffic in New York increased by 11.7%
New York
In March, growth was 22.1% percent
Inaugurated the road of connection with the new areas of the port of Piombino
The infrastructure cost 10.1 million euros.
Italian Ports:
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Augusta Gioia Tauro Salerno
Bari La Spezia Savona
Brindisi Leghorn Taranto
Cagliari Naples Trapani
Carrara Palermo Trieste
Civitavecchia Piombino Venice
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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
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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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Relazione del presidente Mario Mattioli
Roma, 27 ottobre 2023
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First quarter of the year hardship for Finnlines
Accentuated increase in operating costs
In 2023 the turnover of Fercam decreased by -6%
Established a company in Lithuania
ICTSI recorded record quarterly economic performance
In the first quarter of this year, the traffic of goods in Albanian ports increased by 3.4% percent
Passengers decreased by -1.9%
Speeding up the times to make the port of the Spezia and its retroport the first ZFD
The Spezia
They ask for maritime agents, customs officers and freight forwarders
Air and passenger routing service in the ports of Olbia and Gulf Aranci
It will be managed by the Roman Italpol Fiduciary Services
Decision to drop -15.1% percent of goods in the port of Taranto in the first quarter
The loads at the landing decreased by -21.0% and those at the embarkation of -8.7%
This year the national forum for rail freight transport Mercintrain will be held in Padua
It will take place within the scope of Green Logistics Expo
Inaugurated in Safaga, Egypt, a factory for the construction of tugboats
Ten naval units will be carried out for Suez Canal Authority
New Italy-Libya-Egypt service of Tarros and Messina
The Spezia / Genoa
It will be inaugurated in mid-June and made with two ships
Tomorrow PSA Venice will open the Venetian terminal to the port community and the city
Hannibal plans to activate a rail link between Italy, Hungary and Romania
Two weekly rotations will be inaugurated by the end of 2024.
Approved the 2023 consuntive budget of the Central Tirreno's AdSP
Annunziata : the coming years, fundamentals to finalise the European investment of the PNRR
Sensitive increase in the production and sale of CIMC dry boxes
Hong Kong
Chinese firm responds to growth in demand
Approved the consuntive budget 2023 of the AdSP of the South Tyrrhenic and Ionian
Joy Tauro
May 6 meeting at MIT on the future of the Gioia Tauro Port Agency
The 2023 budget of the East Ligure Sea AdSP shows a primary surplus of six million
The Spezia
In the year new investments of around 17 million euros
Cargotec's quarterly net profit to 81.2 million (+ 11.8%)
In the first three months of 2024, revenues fell by -1.7% percent.
The negative trend of the economic performance of the ONE continues, less marked.
The negative trend of the economic performance of the ONE continues, less marked.
In the first three months of 2024 the goods in containers carried by the fleet increased by 15.6%
The Genovese Messina has taken delivery of the largest ship in its fleet
The "Jolly Verde" is a 6,300-teu container ship
The inclusion of the Civitavecchia port in the Core network of the TEN-T network is final.
On Wednesday the OK of the European Parliament
In 2023 the goods transported by Rail Cargo Group decreased by -11%
Revenue in decline of -1.8%
Sustained quarterly growth of new orders acquired by Wärtsilä
In the first three months of this year, the group's revenues fell by -9.8% percent.
DIS orders two more new tankers LR1
New commits at the Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding Co.
An MSC container ship targeted with missiles and drones in the Gulf of Aden
San'a ' /Portsmouth
No damage to the ship and crew
Approved the consuntive budget 2023 of the Central Adriatic AdSP
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