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International Transport Journal web site
MAY 23, 2024
  • 18 terminals to be built in the next ten years
  • Aid for single and group wagon transport
  • AAL: new ships and charity at Breakbulk Europe
  • Positive cargo development at Vienna airport
  • Charging stations for customer depots
  • Working on wind energy generation
  • Rhenus Group Logistics: changes at the helm
  • A partnership to further shipping science
  • Contargo's new terminal to handle ten trains
  • Buying into pharma logistics
  • States obliged to curb ocean pollution
  • DHL reshuffles management team in Asia Pacific
  • A third UK office
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Showcasing supply chains at SIL
  • Looking to lower insurance claims
  • First Airbus A321F freighter for Latin America
  • From DP World to SSA Marine

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The Loadstar web site
MAY 22, 2024
  • Gemini partners defend on-time target and promise cost competitiveness
  • Zim - genius or lucky - has no charter market exposure
  • Road to rail shift gains traction and funding in EU and US
  • HMM to downsize operations at Kaohsiung port
  • Philadelphia International set to take bigger cargo slice
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Marine Log web site
MAY 22, 2024
  • Allianz: Shipping losses are down, but don't get too comfortable about that
    While losses of large vessels last year reached a record low, marine insurer Allianz Commercial says that the industry will have its work cut out to maintain this status quo in future.
  • Eastern Shipbuilding wins contract to build new Fisher Island ferry
    Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) reports that it has been awarded a contract to construct the newest Fisher Island ferry for the Fisher Island Community Association, Inc. (FICA) in Florida. Designed by Elliott
  • Havfram books another installation order for one if its giant WTIVs
    Oslo-headquartered Havfram AS has signed a contract with Iberdrola for the installation of 21 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines at the Windanker project in German Baltic Sea waters. The agreement covers transport and

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Container News web site
MAY 22, 2024
  • Ras al-Khair SEZ spurs innovation and investment to establish major maritime hub
    Aiming to become a hub for technology and innovation, the Ras al-Khair Special Economic Zone is expected to make significant contributions to the Saudi Arabian economy. Key activities in the zone include shipbuilding, offshore rig fabrication, and related services such as maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO). This zone, along with others, supports the Kingdom's Vision 2030 by promoting econo
  • Red Sea bounce gives carriers bottom line boost
    Container shipping, it appears, loves a crisis. With the pandemic supercharging carrier incomes, the latest dip has been abruptly halted by the Red Sea diversions which have boosted the major lines' net income by over US$6 billion. Those same diversions could further boost carrier incomes as the peak season volumes see demand soar, according to consultants Maritime Strategy International (MSI). A
  • Visayas Container Terminal welcomes inaugural CPX6 service call
    Visayas Container Terminal (VCT), a business unit of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) at the Port of Iloilo in Panay, Philippines, welcomed the inaugural call of SITC Container Lines' CPX6 service on 6 May. "Iloilo is strategically located at the centre of the Visayas, the second largest economic region in the Philippines. With the region earmarked for future economic devel
  • Stolt-Nielsen to pay MSC US$290 million to settle MSC Flaminia claim
    Norwegian chemical shipping group Stolt-Nielsen will pay US$290 million to MSC to settle claims resulting from the fatal explosion that claimed the lives of three crew members on MSC Flaminia in 2012. The parties informed the US courts this week that the matter has been settled. While the terms are confidential, the settlement amount was disclosed in Stolt-Nielsen's 1Q 2024 results, which stated
  • Box lines' first-quarter margins the best since 2010, bar Covid-boom
    Liner operators' operating margins for 1Q 2024 have reached the highest since 2010, excluding the period during the Covid-induced boom, according to Alphaliner's report. Average operating margins for the container industry surged back into the black as capacity shortages created by the Red Sea diversions pushed freight rates up by an average of 27% versus 4Q 2023. The aggregate margin for the nin
  • Sea-Intelligence reports average minimum transit time up 39% on Asia-Med routes
    The Red Sea crisis has compelled shipping lines to reroute around the Cape of Good Hope, significantly extending sailing distances and consequently increasing transit times. According to Sea-Intelligence, it is important to be cautious when assessing transit times, as impressive figures may be technically possible but often come with a caveat; they pertain to non-competitive port pairs that carri
  • MSC revises rotation of Asia - North Europe service
    MSC has decided to revise the rotation of its Swan service, connecting Asia with North Europe and Scan Baltic regions. The rotation will now include the Port of Hamburg, providing a complementary route to Germany, and will continue to include Felixstowe, Antwerp and the Polish ports of Gdansk and Gdynia as before. The first vessel on this revised rotation will be the boxship MSC Daria, voyage num
  • Maritime Transport to develop Rail Freight Interchange in UK
    Maritime Transport, a UK's integrated road and rail freight logistics provider, has signed an exclusive agreement to develop, lease, and operate Tritax Symmetry's planned £750 million (around US$950 million) Strategic Rail Freight Interchange (SRFI) at Hinckley National Rail Freight Interchange (HNRFI). Maritime Transport will develop a 160,000m² SRFI, which will be capable of handling 16 trains
  • Wan Hai Lines launches new South East Asia - India service
    Wan Hai Lines is expanding its service network in India. In May 2024, Wan Hai Lines introduced the SI8 (South East Asia - India Service VIII), a direct service from Indonesia to West India. The inaugural call of SI8 at the BMCT terminal on 19 May marked a successful launch. In addition, this service includes the traditional Far East region and provides direct routes to ports like Jakarta and Sura
  • ZIM reports Q1 revenues of over US$1.5 billion, marking a recovery quarter
    ZIM Integrated Shipping Services, a global container liner shipping company, has released its consolidated results for the three months ending on 31 March 2024. Total revenues amounted to US$1.5 billion in the first quarter of 2024, a notable increase from US$1.3 billion recorded in the same period of 2023, primarily attributed to rising freight rates and carried volume. During the first quarter
  • SC Ports resumes operations after software issues
    South Carolina Ports (SC Ports) has restored gate and yard operations, resuming full operations at all marine terminals and Inland Port Greer after the software issue the port authority faced yesterday (21 May). Wando Welch Terminal and North Charleston Terminal will resume normal operating hours from 5:00 am to 5:00 pm local time on 22 May, according to the port statement, while Inland Port Gree
  • SSA Marine welcomes new president of global container division
    SSA Marine announced that Nicolas Gauthier has joined the company as President of their Global Container Division. In this new role, Gauthier will utilize his extensive executive experience in international port and logistics operations to oversee SSA Marine's container terminal concessions in the United States, Manzanillo (Mexico), Panama, Chile, Colombia, and Vietnam. "Nicolas' experience leadi
  • Port of Savannah achieves 8% increase with 441,000 TEUs in April
    In container trade, the Port of Savannah handled 441,000 TEUs in April, marking an 8% increase, or more than 32,000 TEUs, compared to the same month last year. This made it GPA's third busiest April on record, following 2021 and 2022. In addition, import loads reached 211,900 TEUs in April, an increase of 8.3% or 16,200 TEUs compared to April 2023. Export loads totalled 122,500 TEUs last month, u

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Splash web site
MAY 22, 2024
  • Cadeler presses on with another newbuild at COSCO
    Denmark-based offshore wind installation vessel player Cadeler has firmed up an order for another newbuild at COSCO Heavy Industries in Qidong, China, bringing its future fleet to 11. The BW Group and Scorpio-backed shipowner said its third hybrid design newbuild which can be converted from a foundation installation vessel to a wind turbine installation unit, ...
  • Seaspan gets stamp of approval for new feeder boxship design
    British classification society Lloyd's Register (LR) has awarded approval in principle to containership owner Seaspan for its next-generation feeder boxship design. The vessel, measuring 198 m in length and developed by German naval architects Technolog is set to be powered by LNG but can be converted to run on ammonia. LR, Seaspan, and Technolog will ...
  • Dark fleet flags attempting to bribe states to avoid detention
    Dark fleet facilitators are attempting to persuade flag states to turn a blind eye to their operations, a new report from one of the world's top shipping inspectorates has warned. The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) held its 57th committee meeting in Madrid earlier this month, and has just released ...
  • Van Oord awarded German Baltic Sea wind farm contract
    Dutch marine construction player Van Oord has secured a new contract from Spanish energy utility Iberdrola for the construction of the German Windanker wind farm in the Baltic Sea. Under the contract with an undisclosed value, Van Oord will transport and install 21 XL monopiles and transition pieces and carry out the design, supply and ...
  • BNP Paribas seeks significant emission cuts from shipping clients
    The world's largest ship finance bank, BNP Paribas, has decided to include shipping into its drive to decarbonise its portfolio. In 2022, the group committed to decarbonising its portfolio in three key sectors: oil and gas, power generation and automotive. In 2023, new targets were set for the steel, aluminium and cement production sectors. Today, ...
  • Lemissoler signs for up to eight methanol dual-fuel ultramaxes in China
    Cyprus-based bulker player Lemissoler Navigation has ordered up to eight methanol dual-fuel ultramaxes at CSSC-affiliated Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding in Guangzhou. The deal, which is China shipbuilding's first in this segment, covers four firm 65,000 dwt units estimated to cost more than $40m each, with options for four additional vessels. Philippos Philis-led Lemissoler first showcased the ...
  • Stolt-Nielsen agrees to pay $290m settlement over fatal MSC Flaminia incident
    It took a long time, but the stretched-out legal case over the lethal MSC Flaminia incident has ended in a $290m settlement. The incident took place on July 14, 2012, during which a fire broke out in cargo hold number four during the containership's crossing of the Atlantic Ocean on its way from Charleston, US, ...
  • Union Maritime bumps up tanker orderbook
    UK shipowner Union Maritime has further beefed up its tanker orderbook with up to four LR2/aframax newbuilds in China. The Laurent Cadji-led outfit has sealed a deal with Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding and Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry for two firm 113,600 dwt crude and product carriers, with options secured for an additional pair. The SDARI-designed newbuilds will ...
  • Corio Generation and Bord Gáis Energy team enters Irish offshore wind
    Corio Generation, an offshore wind portfolio company of Macquarie's Green Investment Group, and Ireland's energy supply firm Bord Gáis Energy have teamed up to explore opportunities to supply the country's electricity market with offshore wind power. The agreement is Bord Gáis Energy's entry into the offshore wind sector while Corio has a global pipeline of ...
  • Turkish owner hit with $2m oil discharge fine in the US
    Turkish owner Prive has been hit with a $2m fine by a court in New Orleans for deliberately dumping oil from its tanker, PS Dream, as well as falsifying its oil record book. Separate charges have been filed against Captain Abdurrahman Korkmaz, a Turkish national who was the ship's master. The case stems from the ...
  • Odfjell Drilling gets $121m semisub extension from Equinor
    Norwegian energy major Equinor has exercised an option for a batch of eight wells to extend the use of Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Aberdeen semisub on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The exercised options are planned to start in the fourth quarter of 2025 in direct continuation of the current firm period and extend the firm backlog ...
  • International tribunal delivers verdict on climate change and the oceans
    Yesterday small island states secured a climate win at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), effectively the world court for the ocean. The opinion clarifies states' obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) with respect to impacts from anthropogenic climate change on the marine environment. ...
  • Dolphin Drilling rig to stay put until arbitration over terminated deal ends
    The Blackford Dolphin, a rig owned by offshore driller Dolphin Drilling, will be forced to stay in Nigeria after all as the Nigerian court placed an existing interim injunction on the rig until an arbitration is concluded. Nigeria's General Hydrocarbons Limited (GHL) has continued making attempts to force Dolphin Drilling to complete the work under ...
  • AAL adds two more ships to orderbook in China
    AAL Shipping (AAL) has added an additional two ships at CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding to its order of six 32,000 dwt heavylift Super B-Class vessels. The two additional vessels, to be named AAL Newcastle and AAL Mumbai, will each feature an increased maximum heavylift capability of 800 tonnes, compared to the rest of the Super ...

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Lloyd's List web site
MAY 22, 2024
  • Panama Canal auction fees surge further in May
    Dorian LPG says congestion is rising in the Panama Canal as transit slots and auction fees increase, with Argus Media...
  • Shipping GHG emissions a marine pollutant under UNCLOS, tribunal advises
    The opinion delivered by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea clarifies states' obligations to reduce and prevent...
  • Secret ship inspection deals and certification scams raise safety concerns
    Port state control officials have raised concerns about growing amounts of fake seafarer certification scams and several attempts by flag...
  • Easing global inflation a 'potential tailwind' for dry bulk rates, says Golden Ocean
    'Highly supportive' outlook for freight rates forecast on increased tonne-mile demand, low orderbook-to-fleet ratio and congestion levels, says Golden Ocean...
  • UK economic crime law will be 'game changer' on fraud liability, Maritime London told
    Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023 will apply extraterritorially where UK nexus exists
  • Container capacity crunch to last until September
    Container lines are struggling to provide weekly services using the extended route around Africa. The current capacity shortage is unlikely...
  • Stealthgas posts record first-quarter profits
    Nasdaq-listed company currently has $180m in secured charter revenues
  • Bull run rages on for container carriers, but how long will the party last?
    Freight rates might see a pullback in the second half of 2024 owing to overdrawn cargo volumes caused by early...
  • AAL boosts premium project carrier newbuild orderbook
    Addition of two more "Super B-class" ships is a strategic move to strengthen AAL's global industrial project cargo foothold, says...
  • Iran claims sanctioned satellite services are jeopardising shipping safety
    Iran's latest complaints regarding access to Global Maritime Distress and Safety System are not expected to gain much traction inside...
  • International tensions and climate change fundamentally reshaping industry's risk profile, Allianz argues
    British Isles overtake eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea as top location for casualties over past decade
  • Okeanis cuts financing costs on VLCC pair
    Listed tanker owner now aims to secure refinancing to repurchase suezmax from Ocean Yield
  • Lemissoler Navigation orders up to eight methanol ultramaxes from Huangpu Wenchong
    Cyprus-based shipowner Lemissoler has ordered four 65,000 dwt ships with an option for another four
  • Tanker owner fined by US for deliberate oil dumping
    Vessel owner pleaded guilty in New Orleans federal court, and will result in a $2m fine if plea agreement gains...
  • Daily Briefing
    Chinese shipbuilders tighten grip on market | With sale of OSG, privatisation of Jones Act shipping is near complete |...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
MAY 22, 2024
  • Carriers AAL, BBC expand MPV, heavy-lift fleets with new orders, deliveries
    The moves come as the project cargo market is set to continue its growth trajectory, supported by key sectors such as oil and gas and mining.
  • Container shipping entering a 'precarious balancing act': analyst
    The current market situation - amid the Red Sea crisis, growing port congestion and a sudden rise in demand -- is similar to the early parts of the pandemic, where insufficient capacity led to the largest rate increases the industry has ever seen, writes Lars Jensen.
  • Strong demand, port congestion pushes intra-Asia rates to 30-month highs
    Carriers and forwarders say intra-Asia volumes are growing as long-haul ocean carriers redeploy vessels and omit calls on regional trades to bolster mainline east-west services.
  • Cosco joins ONE's India-USEC string amid weakening rates from overcapacity
    The Chinese liner has reached a deal to acquire slot space on the WIN vessels, which local forwarder sources said began with the San Diego Bridge due to have arrived in Nhava Sheva Port on May 19.

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TradeWinds web site
MAY 22, 2024
  • Dorian LPG posts record profit as shareholder handouts hit $700m since IPO
    New York-listed VLGC player pushed up freight rates in its fourth quarter
  • Tribunal ruling heightens risk of national and regional push to tackle shipping carbon emissions
    Countries can be called to account through Law of the Sea convention as greenhouse emissions now defined as marine pollution
  • CoolCo talks charter rates on its 'largest single contract' ever
    Company leaves market watchers to fill in blanks but is upbeat on LNG carrier demand
  • StealthGas posts record quarterly profit on strong charter income
    Harry Vafias-led outfit continues cutting debt in improved markets
  • Sanctioned Syrian ship manager sentenced to 18 months behind bars after lying in Oaktree legal battle
    The US claims Greece-based Abdul Jalil Mallah was part of a network smuggling Iranian crude to Syria
  • Greek owner EcoLog unveils CO2 carrier design from Deltamarin
    Company preparing to go out to shipyards for its planned newbuildings
  • BW firm Cadeler splashes $400m on latest newbuilding in China
    Danish company returns to Chinese shipbuilder for third A-class vessel
  • Best is yet to come for Golden Ocean this year, analysts say
    Results were in line with expectations and analysts remarked on the strength of the shipowner's commercial platform
  • Looming automotive trade war won't crater the car carrier market, analyst argues
    Chinese electric vehicle exports to Europe have boosted the ro-ro market, but cars go the other way too
  • Private party: Overseas Shipholding Group joins parade of shipping companies exiting capital markets
    This week's Streetwise looks at OSG joining the club and why explores why 82 is a special number for Scorpio Tankers
  • Captain sleeping just prior to grounding of ferry, accident report finds
    Captain of Scottish ferry had become 'desensitised' to dangers of sailing too close to shore
  • Shipping's digital 'Christmas tree': New Columbia IT venture taps expertise from aviation
    Initiative comes to light with major Posidonia exhibition on the horizon
  • Zim ponders fate of 35 chartered container ships in uncertain market
    Finance chief Xavier Destriau tells TradeWinds a decision has to be made next year
  • Evangelos Marinakis stacks VLCC orderbook with LNG dual-fuel newbuildings
    Greek shipowner has six large tankers on order at CSSC shipyard
  • Braemar brokers first-ever container freight futures deal on SGX in 'volatile' market
    Freight forward agreements for containers have never been done before on the Singapore Exchange
  • 'Don't ask us, ask the Houthis': Zim chief addresses shipping's biggest question
    Israeli line's boss in the dark as to how long Red Sea disruption will last
  • Veteran Citi transport researcher Christian Wetherbee switches to Wells Fargo
    Move comes days after Deutsche Bank decision to drop shipping coverage
  • John Fredriksen's Edda Wind sees technical problems hit first quarter performance
    Boss Kenneth Walland says issues being fixed after loss of hire
  • AIS data spoof: Sanctioned Middle East tankers shown at airports
    Vessel tracking locates several ships on land in Egypt and Lebanon
  • Eidesvik Offshore eyes dividend return after best quarter in years
    Shareholders will vote on cash dividend at annual general meeting on 30 May
  • Western Bulk seeks profit for expanding panamax team after string of new hires
    Bulker operator recruited three new chartering managers this year
  • Rogue flag states seek 'secret deals to avoid ship detentions'
    Paris MoU reveals 'concerning' development amid fears that sections of global fleet are sidestepping regulations
  • Tanker owner hit with fine for 'deceit and wilful pollution'
    Prive Overseas Marine to serve four years' probation after oil waste dumping off New Orleans
  • MOL nets fresh long-term LNG carrier time charter with trading giant JERA
    Large Japanese trader signs up to 2026-delivering vessel as it backs LNG as transition fuel
  • Peter Georgiopoulos and Leo Vrondissis venture sells product tanker at a profit
    Athens company's spin-off UOP offloads one of two tankers part-owned by ADS Maritime
  • Avance Gas finance chief Navdal Bekkelund exercises stock options to cash in $1.8m
    CFO holds no share options in the company after the transaction
  • Norway's NRP Project Finance starts 2024 with fresh deals worth $76m
    Shipping investor bought two bulkers and two feeder vessels
  • ADS Maritime cashes in Golden Ocean shares as Navig8 VLCC deal extended
    Norwegian investor has seen big jump in bulker owner's stock since it invested
  • Idan Ofer-controlled CoolCo seeks new charters for three LNG carriers
    LNG spot market likely to remain 'substantially detached' from multi-year or long-term business
  • Golden Ocean banks strong profit as spot market pops in 'counter-seasonal' first quarter
    First three months was even stronger than the final quarter of last year
  • George Economou banks $6.75m after dropping opposition to OceanPal board
    Greek tycoon and boardroom critic is reimbursed for his strategic advice and "out-of-pocket" expenses
  • Norway's NRP Project Finance starts 2024 with fresh deals worth $76m
    Shipping investor bought two bulkers and two feeder vessels
  • Idan Ofer overtakes John Fredriksen to become UK's richest shipowner
    Strong markets last year boost the fortunes of shipowners making the annual list
  • Shipping under threat from geopolitical strife and tech-backed attacks
    Allianz report says industry faces a volatile world even with total losses at record low
  • Okeanis tackles debt cost by refinancing a tanker and slashing interest rate on another
    Danish Ship Finance provides new loan for VLCC Nissos Kythnos

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American Shipper web site
MAY 22, 2024
  • Borderlands Mexico: Mexican ports' 2024 cargo volumes up 18% through April
    Mexico's major seaports handled a record 2.9 million twenty-foot equivalent units during the first four months of the year.

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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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- country
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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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