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21 June 2024 - Year XXVIII
Independent journal on economy and transport policy
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May 24, 2024

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Exim India web site
MAY 24, 2024
  • PSA Mumbai announces commencement of highly awaited Southeast Asia Service
  • Sharp rise in ocean container spot rates impacting market
  • Availability of anchorages at Mumbai Port during monsoon period 2024
  • Mac-Nels celebrates 25 successful years
  • CMA CGM PSS from Indian Subcontinent, Middle East Gulf, Red Sea & Egypt to US East Coast & US Gulf
  • Transindia Real Estate reports FY24 earnings
  • Panama Canal returning to normal
  • GDP seen growing at 7.5 pc in Q1
  • VOC Port making its presence felt in coastal movement
  • India to operate terminal at Mongla port in B'desh
  • Nagapattinam-Jaffna ferry service delayed
  • India mulls SOPs for negotiating FTAs
  • Exporters' amnesty scheme netted INR 852 cr.
  • Steel output dips
  • India's oil needs seen up 4 pc in 2025, says OPEC
  • Deendayal Port achieves landmark with loading of first indigenous freight wagons
  • Avg. minimum transit time up 39% on Asia-MED

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International Transport Journal web site
MAY 24, 2024
  • In the market for the long haul
  • Rail delivers cars made in Mexico
  • A new acting president & CEO for Port Nola
  • And the winners are ...
  • CJC picks transactional director in Singapore
  • 40 t e-trucks for the middle mile
  • Tarros contracts representative in Switzerland
  • Trio acquires UK software provider
  • AA Cargo enhances online booking offerings
  • LOG4NRW gets off to a good start
  • Nine passengers and cargo simultaneously
  • A freight emissions calculator
  • Global ship losses fall to record low
  • Dead butterflies from Portugal
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • Albatros Express adds more departures
  • A promotion for David Evans
  • Customs handling on the UK border post-Brexit
  • Partners for hybrid ferry conversion

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The Loadstar web site
MAY 23, 2024
  • Sea-air 'barely viable' as port congestion hits
  • Wan Hai warns of battle for boxes as peak season starts early
  • Canadian shippers await government decision as negotiations derail
  • Analysis: EV truck truths - charging ahead
  • ONE quits Indamex network to offer standalone India-US east coast service
  • A$100 WiseTech - AI: the next earnings booster
  • Mexico needs investment to cope with nearshoring boom
  • Boeing pitches Bangladesh with 'cheaper' freighter offer
  • BMW supply chain under threat after US investigates forced labour claims
  • New government urged to review Brexit strategy as UK border issues continue
  • APM Terminals appoints Christian Roeder to manage Poti terminal
  • Deutsche Bahn gathers Schenker bids

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Marine Log web site
MAY 23, 2024
  • First of 7 new Parramatta Class ferries now in service in Sydney
    The first of seven new 200-passenger Parramatta Class ferries is now in service in Sydney, New South Wales. The fleet of new Incat Crowther designed ferries, which will service the busy Parramatta
  • Damen develops a future-ready fuel flexible tug
    With regulatory pressures mounting, operators of all types of vessels, including tugs, are assessing all the alternative fuel technology options. Releasing details of a new fuel flexible tug design, Damen, one of
  • Whistleblowers could collect $500K in tanker pollution case
    Two whistleblower crewmembers could be awarded up to $500,000, if a plea deal filed in New Orleans federal court yesterday is approved by the court. Two related companies that operated the motor
  • Kelly Teichman elected new AWO chairman of the board
    The members of the American Waterways Operators elected a new slate of leaders last week during the association's Spring Convention and Annual Membership Meeting. Kelly Teichman, executive chairman, T&T Marine, was elected

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Container News web site
MAY 23, 2024
  • Prologis and Maersk open largest heavy-duty EV charging depot in California
    In a significant advancement for California's clean transportation infrastructure, Prologis, a global leader in logistics real estate and Performance Team - A Maersk Company, announced the launch of Southern California's largest heavy-duty electric vehicle (EV) charging depot. Located near the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, this facility is powered by the nation's largest EV truck microgrid
  • Port of Yokohama handles nearly 240,000 TEUs in February
    In February, the Port of Yokohama handled 239,633 TEUs of containers, a 6.2% increase from the previous year, according to the city of Yokohama's Port and Harbor Bureau. According to the Japan International Freight Forwarders Association, Inc. (JIFFA), foreign-trade containers made up 215,392 TEUs, an 8% rise. Exports slightly decreased by 0.5% to 112,709 TEUs, while imports surged by 19.1% to 10
  • MSC reinstates Far East - Baltimore service
    After the tragic incident at the Francis Scott Key Bridge on 26 March 2024, MSC announced the reinstatement of MSC's Far East - Baltimore service on the firm's Empire Service. Starting from the YM TRUST voyage number 422E, scheduled to call Yantian on 28 May 2024, with an ETA in Baltimore on 13 July 2024. The rotation will return to: Yantian, China - Xiamen, China - Ningbo, China - Shanghai, Chin
  • Peak in China's coal demand in sight as renewables jump 12%
    Between January and April 2024, China's electricity generation from renewables surged 12% y/y, significantly outpacing the 6% growth in generation from fossil fuels. "While steam coal shipments to China rose 29% y/y, they are starting to feel the pressure from stronger renewables. Between March and April, the shipments fell 7% y/y as electricity generation from fossil fuels only rose 1% y/y," sta
  • HMM's methanol-powered ships to ply world's first green shipping route
    South Korea is pursuing an ambitious project to launch the world's first green shipping route. And 9,000 TEU methanol-fueled container ships being built by the country's flagship carrier HMM is expected to play a leading role in establishing green shipping routes. Speaking at a recent seminar, Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries' secretary of maritime industry technology, Lee Chi-kyung, stated, "Wit
  • CMA CGM announces ESS from the Middle East Gulf to worldwide
    CMA CGM has announced an Emergency Space Surcharge (ESS/FRT59) effective from 5 June 2024, until further notice, applicable for shipments originating from the Middle East Gulf to North Europe (including Scandinavia, Baltic States, and Poland), the Mediterranean, and North Africa. This surcharge applies to Dry, OOG, and Paying empties cargo types, with a fee of US$250 per container. If you liked t
  • APM Terminals Poti appoints new managing director
    Christian Roeder will succeed Julián Fernández as the managing director of APM Terminals Poti, Georgia, effective 6 June 2024. He will also join the company's European Regional Leadership Team. Mr. Roeder began his career with the Maersk Group in 2000 as a MISE Trainee. From 2003 to 2011, he worked for Maersk in various countries. Notably, he served as managing director of Maersk Georgia from 200
  • MABUX global bunker indices show irregular changes
    In Week 21, the MABUX global bunker indices exhibited irregular changes with no clear trend. The 380 HSFO index saw a minor decrease of US$0.13 to US$544.13/MT. The VLSFO index declined by US$2.53 to US$654.27/MT. Conversely, the MGO index increased by US$3.63 to US$842.18/MT. "At the time of writing, a steady downward trend was observed in the global bunker market," stated a MABUX official. The

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Splash web site
MAY 23, 2024
  • MPP boarded off Somalia
    A multipurpose vessel has been boarded some 401 nautical miles (742km) southeast of Mogadishu, Somalia. The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) and British maritime security firm Ambrey corroborated that an unknown number of unauthorised people used two small boats to board the Liberia-flagged vessel. "The vessel was observed sailing with a northeasterly heading at ...
  • Cyan Renewables teams with Ocean Infinity for Asia Pacific offshore wind projects
    Singapore-based offshore wind vessel player Cyan Renewables and offshore robotic ship operator Ocean Infinity have joined forces to provide services for offshore wind projects in the Asia Pacific region. The companies have signed a memorandum of understanding formalising their commitment to work together on delivering geophysical and geotechnical surveys, as well as remotely operated vehicle ...
  • Cadeler inks vessel reservation deal worth up to $760m
    Denmark-based offshore wind installation vessel player Cadeler has won an installation vessel reservation agreement with an undisclosed client for upcoming wind farm installation projects. If all options are exercised during the four-year agreement, the company claimed that the agreement would represent the largest deal in Cadeler's history with a potential value of the projects to ...
  • Ships in near miss with missile attacks off Yemen
    Two unidentified merchant vessels have reported an attack off Yemen. Maritime security consultancy Ambrey said it received a report that a ship was suspiciously approached 68 nautical miles southwest of Yemen's port city of Hodeidah and had undergone what it described as a "missile attack." Another unnamed ship reported an incident some 33 nautical miles ...
  • Cargo sailing ship capsizes off Bahamas, two crew missing
    One of the sail transport vessels of the early champion of sail-powered cargo shipping, Blue Schooner Company, has capsized and sank south of the Bahamas archipelago. The United States Coast Guard informed the company that the schooner De Gallant capsized at 3.30 am on Tuesday and sank half an hour later. So far, very sudden ...
  • Brussels and Washington seek ways to rely less on Chinese shipbuilding output
    In Brussels and Washington, debate is ongoing about how best to revive shipbuilding as fears grow about the dominant position China has in the sector. The People's Republic now commands more than 50% of the global merchant ship orderbook, while its naval shipbuilding output dwarfs any other nation. The Maritime Advantage Results in National Economic ...
  • Borr Drilling racks up more work for two rigs
    The Oslo and New York-listed offshore driller Borr Drilling has revealed several new deals in the company's latest fleet status report. The rig owner previously secured a two-month contract extension from BW Energy for the 2011-built premium rig Norve in Gabon, keeping the unit utilised through July 2024. The company now revealed that the jackup ...
  • Hunter Group reveals offshore wind play
    Norway's Hunter Group has set its sights on the burgeoning offshore wind sector. The Oslo-listed investment firm, which late last year returned to the tanker business, said Thursday it had secured a NOK100m ($9,4m) grant from Norwegian government enterprise Enova for the potential construction of two next-generation commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs). The potential project ...
  • Rovco wins survey work on 1.5GW Outer Dowsing offshore wind farm
    Subsea technology and services firm Rovco has been selected for site characterisation work on the Outer Dowsing offshore wind project in the UK's Southern North Sea. The project is a joint venture between TotalEnergies, Corio Generation, and Gulf Energy Development. Outer Dowsing will have a planned installed capacity of 1.5GW and be one of the ...
  • Gabon and Eswatini registers added to ITF's flags of convenience list
    Two shipping registries that have been making plenty of Splash headlines this year have been added to the list of flags of convenience (FOC) tallied by the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF). Gabon and Eswatini - both flags strongly associated with so-called dark fleet transportation - have been added to the ITF's list. "It's a ...
  • Elemental Energies wins orphan wells decom deal in Gulf of Mexico
    Well specialist Elemental Energies has won a master services contract from late-life oil and gas operator Promethean Energy to support decommissioning of nine orphaned wells in the Gulf of Mexico. The first phase started in February with Elemental Energies providing well management services from its Houston office for well plugging and abandonment in the Matagorda ...
  • Russia's first Pacific LPG terminal to open next year with financing from China
    In its great energy pivot eastwards, Russia is set to open its first liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) terminal on the Pacific Ocean coast with joint investments from China by the end of 2025. Last week during Russian president Vladimir Putin's visit to Beijing, Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) sealed a deal with Chinese petrochemical company Haiwei ...
  • Green corridors linking Ireland and UK under development
    NatPower Marine and Peel Ports Group have announced plans to establish the first green shipping corridors between Ireland and the UK. The proposed project would see NatPower Marine, part of the UK's NatPower Group, develop the UK's first commercial electric ship charging network to support electric propulsion and cold ironing, as part of a global ...

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Lloyd's List web site
MAY 23, 2024
  • Did shipping learn its leverage lesson or is debt drop due to decarbonisation?
    Larger listed owners like Star Bulk are slashing their debt. If costly decarbonisation rules are enacted in the future, the...
  • Digital twins and 3D models of ships could improve energy efficiency
    The project brings together major Japanese maritime companies such as ClassNK and Imabari Shipbuilding to share data more easily
  • Braemar hails 'reassuringly solid' results
    Chief executive Gundy highlights growing market share and strong performance by US and Spanish acquisitions
  • Shipping 'heading in the right direction' on ESG, says Grimaldi
    First international ESG Shipping Awards underlines industry's progress on aspects such as diversity, equity and inclusion, say organisers
  • MPV boarded off Somalia in suspected hijacking
    The Liberia-flagged Basilisk was en route to Abu Dhabi from Rotterdam and came under attack just over 400 nautical miles off...
  • Aframax exports first crude cargo from Vancouver's newly expanded Trans Mountain pipeline
    Marshall Islands-flagged Dubai Angel is carrying the first cargo from the recently expanded Trans Mountain pipeline in Vancouver, vessel-tracking data...
  • It's been a hull of a ride for Hellenic
    Hellenic Hull has a unique record as a Greek underwriter and has contributed to establishing Greek shipping's reputation as a...
  • Greece-owned merchant fleet adapts to changing tides
    Chinese business gains momentum while Russian trade loses lustre
  • Neptune's steep ascent
    Chief executive Harris Antoniou says ship leasing has already become a mainstream form of finance and can only continue growing
  • Focus on renewables puts peak coal in sight for China
    China is developing enough renewable energy to replace its coal-fired electricity stations. Imports of steam coal are forecast to fall
  • Greek banks continue their rise
    Four of the five biggest lenders to Greek shipping are now home-based banks as international institutions struggle to sate their...
  • MOL and Jera ink seventh LNG carrier charter deal
    Jera aims for LNG transaction volume exceeding 35m tonnes by 2035
  • Poseidon Principles for Marine Insurance formally adopts net zero target
    Patrizia Kern-Ferretti re-elected as chair of the Poseidon Principles for Marine Insurance Association
  • Greek bulk carrier reports near-miss in Red Sea
    The latest attack in the Red Sea follows reports by US Central Command that its forces shot down drones in...
  • 'Dead' dark fleet tanker Pablo seen resurrected in Russia as AIS manipulation tactics escalate
    Rising number of dead ships are appearing to return to life when their MMSI number is broadcast, reflecting an increase...
  • Star Bulk 'optimistic' on dry bulk prospects as it integrates Eagle Bulk fleet
    Fresh crop of sales brings total proceeds from disposal of 'older and less fuel-efficient' vessels to nearly $480m in just...
  • Daily Briefing
    Iran claims sanctioned satellite services are jeopardising shipping safety | Secret safety deals and fake certification scams | Bull run...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
MAY 23, 2024
  • Prince Rupert export infrastructure project secures Canadian government loan
    The Port of Prince Rupert is receiving a C$150 million loan to help finance development of an export logistics hub at which agricultural and forestry products will be transloaded into marine containers for export.
  • Heavy-haul sector urged to participate in creation of multimodal freight network map
    The US DOT's latest iteration of a national multimodal freight network map presents an opportunity to pinpoint vital routes and address concerns specific to out-of-gauge and heavy-haul road transport.
  • 'Crunch time' for regulators as shipping seeks clarity on net-zero ambitions
    The scale of the investment required by companies across the maritime value chain in the transition from fossil fuels to green energy will need to be underpinned by clear global regulations, according to shipping executives.
  • Rail, truck container dwells in LA-LB slide as early peak season approaches
    While the lower dwells are promising, some trucking and logistics executives say terminal operators in Los Angeles and Long Beach have not yet fully adjusted to the rise in import volumes, especially considering projections for an early start to peak shipping season.

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TradeWinds web site
MAY 23, 2024
  • Houthi missile targets Greek ship on heels of suspicious approach
    Attack on Eastmed bulker follows US shooting down four drones over Houthi-held territory on Wednesday
  • Ifchor Galbraiths opens presence in Canada with Vancouver office
    Broker from dry chartering team listed at new office in busy port city
  • Fears over LNG 'dark fleet' rising, Flex boss warns
    Company has bid on secondhand tonnage, but for now is content to market own vessels
  • Heavylift ship sold at auction linked to Iranian front company
    Disputed vessel Sevgi sells for $16.2m at auction in South Africa
  • Euroseas profit drops in the first quarter on higher dry dock costs
    US-listed container ship owner locks in robust charter rates for new vessels joining its fleet
  • Fears over LNG 'dark feet' rising, Flex boss warns
    Company has bid on secondhand tonnage, but for now is content to market own vessels
  • Crew flee to citadel as pirates board German-managed ship
    Crew believed to have taken refuge to the citadel after 'unauthorised persons' boarded merchant vessel off Somalia
  • Braemar gives up on disputed $1m loan to former Indian staffer
    London broker says little prospect of getting money back through courts
  • German-managed ship attacked in suspected Somali piracy raid
    Crew believed to have taken refuge to the citadel after 'unauthorised persons' boarded merchant vessel off Somalia
  • Suspected Somali pirate attack after ship boarded in Indian Ocean
    'Unauthorised persons' boarded merchant vessel off Somalia
  • Cadeler lines up biggest-ever vessel charter deal worth up to €700m
    BW-backed owner coy on client details as it reserves one or more ships
  • Belships boss defends Oslo Stock Exchange as shipowners set sail to New York
    Belships head makes case for Norway as owners shun Oslo exchange for New York
  • $5.4bn profit in three months: Red Sea crisis pushes container shipping back into the black
    Liner shipping sector bounces back to log a $5.4bn profit in first quarter
  • Wages down at Braemar as broker numbers rise and dry cargo bonuses fall
    Finance boss Grant Foley outlines a very different 12 months for broker's big two desks
  • US shipping investor Oaktree joins football party as new owner of Inter Milan
    Shipping investor took control this week after Chinese owner defaulted on $428m loan
  • Fresh blood: Braemar boss James Gundy puts trust in 'hungry' new generation
    CEO says next wave of brokers is just as important as acquisitions
  • Proman Stena Bulk dual-fuel tanker claims bunkering landmark at Singapore naming
    First vessel in Proman Stena Bulk fleet to carry out methanol bunkering in the city state
  • Goldman Sachs swoops for Gram Car Carriers shares as Gianluigi Aponte takeover unfolds
    Bank's investment comes with the shipowner heading for private control
  • Hunter plots move into offshore wind with CSOV newbuilds backed by state cash
    Norwegian group diversifies into 'virtually' zero-emission ships
  • Columbia Shipmanagement boosts Middle East presence with new office in 'dynamic maritime centre' Dubai
    Schoeller-owned company targets more regional business with new office in shipping hub
  • Houthi missile targets ship on heels of suspicious approach
    Attack follows US shooting down four drones over Houthi-held territory on Wednesday
  • Hoegh LNG in 'active dialogue' on new FSRU business
    Spot trading LNG carrier conversion candidate due to end hire in August
  • Himalaya Shipping books a profit ahead of last newcastlemax bulker deliveries
    Bulker owner is positioned for an upturn in the freight market later this year
  • Houthi-style 'grey zone' warfare spooks global business
    Low-cost attacks on shipping by Iran-backed group have cost major economies billions
  • Awilco LNG prepares to fix redelivering vessel in weak short-term market
    Company aims to close ship refinancing this quarter in bid to cut costs and cash break-even level
  • Lars Peder Solstad sells $9m chunk of Solstad Offshore stock to pay tax bill
    Norwegian shipowner's CEO also wants to take part in rights issue of new company Solstad Maritime
  • Star Bulk profit soars on the back of 'counter-seasonal' first quarter
    US-listed bulker behemoth confirms further ship sales, boosting the number of divested vessels to 20
  • Heavy-lift ship sold at auction linked to Iranian front company
    Disputed vessel Sevgi sells for $16.2m at auction held in South Africa
  • Braemar on acquisition trail in 'fragmented' shipbroking market as profit holds up
    Chief executive James Gundy says expansion will boost resilience of London-headquartered shop
  • Flex LNG ups time-charter coverage as spot market wallows
    Company opts to fix out redelivering vessel through into 2025 as newbuildings flood market
  • Dee4 Capital moves on from last ship with nice profit on product tanker
    Vietnamese-built ship sold for $41m as secondhand prices continue to firm
  • KNOT Offshore Partners not worried by growing shuttle tanker orderbook
    Brazilian market continues to tighten, but demand in the North Sea has remained subdued
  • Eyebrows raised by strong prices as Asian buyers swoop for ageing LNG carriers
    Dubai-based vintage tonnage deals prompt questions
  • Stephenson Harwood unifies shipping, trade and offshore practices under Dora Mace-Kokota
    UK-headquartered law firm brings together 56 partners and 97 lawyers across the world
  • Heavy-lift MPP vessel accused of being of owned by Iranian front company sold at auction
    Disputed vessel Sevgi sells for $16.2m at auction held in South Africa
  • Stena Bulk charters Hammonia suezmax for up to five years
    Brokers say deal follows a trend of increased focus on longer time charters
  • Cosco plots colossal $4.5bn order for 120 newbuildings
    Fleet renewal plans emerge as China giant responds to 'structural undersupply of tonnage'

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American Shipper web site
MAY 23, 2024
  • DHL Express ends capacity agreement with Mesa Airlines
    Mesa Airlines has stopped flying for DHL Express, citing low cargo demand.
  • DHL launches virtual cargo airline for supply chain customers in Brazil
    DHL's supply chain unit has invested nearly $100 million to set up an air line haul operation with the help of a local airline that will support logistics customers in Brazil.

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US Secretary to the Navy enthusiastic about the acquisition of Philly Shipyard by Hanwha
US Secretary to the Navy enthusiastic about the acquisition of Philly Shipyard by Hanwha
He is the first Korean shipbuilder to land on American shores and-he specified-I am sure it will not be the last
Grimaldi (ALIS) : to intervene on the European ETS Directive in order not to create a distortion of modal competition and a geographical distortion
We hope that the proposal of the ICS to establish a Research and Development Fund will be taken into account.
Hanwha enters the U.S. Jones Act market by buying American shipbuilder Philly Shipyard
Seoul / Philadelphia
Agreement worth 100 million dollars
Viking orders Fincantieri to build two cruise ships of 54mila tsl
They will be able to host 998 passengers and will be delivered between 2028 and 2029
The traffic of goods in French ports is returning to growth
The traffic of goods in French ports is returning to growth
Increase in the volumes of cargoes handled in all major shades in the first three months of 2024
Filt Cgil and Fit Cisl have staged a strike in ports on 4 and July 5
"The absolute need to reach the renewal of the Ccnl is the absolute necessity," he said.
Okay to the functional rebalancing of the Venice Terminal Passenger concession whose duration has been extended by ten years
Commitment to invest over 19 million euros. Port of Chioggia, approved the concession to SO.RI.MA. (F2I Holding Portuale)
In May, freight traffic in the port of Genoa fell by -0.6% percent and in Savona's port, it grew by 9.6% percent.
Genoa / La Spezia
The Liguria Region has approved the Strategic Development Plan related to the ZLS "Porto and Retroport of Spezia"
Seven days of mobilisation in Italian ports early next month
Uiltransport, irresponsible of the attitude of the data-based parties in the negotiation for the renewal of the Ccnl of ports
Trade unions call for a meeting on the congestion fee demanded by the drivers operating with the port of Genoa
Final free route in India to the project for the construction of a large container port in Vadhavan
Final free route in India to the project for the construction of a large container port in Vadhavan
New Delhi
It will have an annual capacity of 23.2 million teu
The UIRR is dissatisfed with the position of the EU Council on the proposal for a regulation on the capacity of the railway infrastructure
The association continues to call for a more coordinated approach at the international level
Russian (Conftransport) : differentiated autonomy is likely to undermine the competitiveness of the national economic system
In the first five months of 2024 the traffic of goods in the port of Trieste increased by 5.6%
Increase generated by liquid bulk bulk (+ 11.6%). In decline miscellaneous goods (-3.4%) and dry bulk (-78.5%)
Extension of the non-start-up allowance for the docks of Gioia Tauro and Taranto airports
Rome / Gioia Tauro / Taranto
The Confirmed Ima confirmed for another nine months
Grimaldi : The growing protectionism, but also EU ETS and the CBAM of Europe, create obstacles to world trade
Grimaldi : The growing protectionism, but also EU ETS and the CBAM of Europe, create obstacles to world trade
The failure of global institutions such as the WTO-denounced the president of the WTO-further aggravate this problem.
Last month the port of Barcelona handled 343mila containers (+ 13.7%)
Always high the growth of transshipped containers (+ 24.3%)
Work on the restoration of the operation for the ro-ro traffic of the Red Banchina in the port of Salerno
Port of Ancona, border control post authorised for controls on products of non-animal origin
Garofalo : new growth opportunities related to the traffic of these products
Last month, containerized traffic in Hong Kong's port fell by -3.1% percent.
Hong Kong
In the first five months of 2024, the decline was -4.6% percent.
EU's 570 million euro zone to incentivise the use of cold ironing in ports-France 570
General Claudio Graziano, president of the Fincantieri group, has died.
Rome / Trieste
From 2015 to 2018 he had been Chief of Staff of Defence
A consortium led by STAR Capital will acquire V. Group
The transaction will be completed at the beginning of next autumn.
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
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
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
Undergoes to Alessandro Guerri
Appeal by Federagents to Meloni for a New Order in the Mediterranean
Saints : It's time to "give the cards"
South Korean government decides to ensure cargo hold for containers in support of exports
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
CMA CGM restructure services in the Mediterranean
Changes to the Euronaf and TMX 2 lines scaling several Italian ports
The only retroport of the port of La Spezia is that of Santo Stefano Magra
The Spezia
Shipping agents and shipping agents and customs officers who say no to the hypothesis of other corridors said.
Warriors (AdSP Livorno) : The TDT terminal must maintain its own merceological vocation
We expect Grimaldi to develop plans to promote a real growth of containerized traffickers.
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Emanuele Grimaldi has been re-elected as president of the International Chamber of Shipping
Confirmed for another two-year term
Lorenzo Giacobbe is the new president of the Young People's Group of Assagents
It will be joined by Vice Presidents Pietro Abbona and Andrea Pompei
The ports of Trieste and Monfalcone are allied with those of Cartagena, Riga and North Sea Port
Report on work in liguri ports
It was carried out by the Italian Academy of Mercantile Academy
Intermodal transport of prefabricated in concrete from Tuscany to Sardinia
Collaboration between the Baraclit Group, the Logistic Pole of the FS Group and the GMake Group
It continues the growth of containerized transhipment traffic in the ports of Algeciras and Valencia
Algeciras / Valencia
In May in the two shelves the transshipment containers increased by 8.4% and 12.0%
Kombiverkehr, in 2025, will double in Germany the costs of using rail lines for the transport of goods
Frankfurt am Main
Krebs : in the worst case we will stop transport
They rise to 88 the companies associated with Assiterminal
Membership of seven new companies
Brothers Cosulich acquired the genovese Slavetti Enzo
It operates in the field of production and sales of hardware products for the shipbuilding and nautical industry
Likely sinking of the renaissance Tutor attacked by the Houthis
Signaled the sighting at sea of debris and hydrocarbon chiaths
EU Council agrees to its position on new regulation on the European Maritime Safety Agency
Also adopted the general approach on the regulation on the use of the capacity of the railway infrastructure
The Council of State has also rejected the appeal from the Gioia Tauro oil company
Joy Tauro
The port institution had rejected the concession instances put forward by the company
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding will build the first two Japanese ro-ro ships to methanol
They will have a capacity of about 2,300 motor vehicles
MSC restructure links between the Western Mediterranean and Canada
Merger of two services
New Mediterranean Service-East Coast USA of the MSC
Will have weekly frequency
On June 24, the Port Community System of the ports of Campania will be activated
The digital platform will be equipped with additional tools by 2026
In 2023 the traffic in goods in Greek ports grew by 1.0%
The Piraeus
Passenger in growth of 6.4%
Last month container traffic in the port of Long Beach decreased by -8.2%
Long Beach
In the first five months of 2024, there was an increase of 10.0%
In 2023 the turnover of MIS-Mai Intermodal Service grew by 28.5%
Aquanegra Cremonese
Handling 2.3 million tons of cargo
Spearport, contingent arrivals in the port of Genova to a number of vehicles that can actually be served
Continues the growth of prices of new shipbuilding
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.
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
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
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.
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
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
How multinational shipping lines frustrates growth of African counterparts
Deutsche Bahn Schenker takes CVC, Maersk, DSV and Bahri into final round, sources sa
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Mario Mattioli
Roma, 27 ottobre 2023
››› File
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
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
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