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February 26, 2024

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Exim India web site
FEBRUARY 26, 2024
  • PSA Mumbai welcomes maiden vessel call of MEWA service
  • Shipping disruptions are impacting global trade & supply chains
  • Jetspeed Logistics Cricket Tournament brings together 20 enthusiastic clients in a display of sportsmanship and skill
  • Fahad Bin Saad Al-Qahtani appointed Group CEO of Milaha
  • Hazira Port Dry Terminal handles largest shipment
  • India's first 'Gati Shakti Research Chair' to be set up at IIM, Shillong
  • IMO agrees new guidance for safe transport of plastic pellets on ships
  • DFCCIL sets record for train interchange
  • CONCOR's MMLP Jajpur boasts seamless rail connectivity
  • IMEC should be persevered with: Greek PM
  • Govt working towards enhancing country's organic export potential
  • Duty on parboiled rice extended indefinitely
  • Govt has completed 90 pc of waterways projects: Sonowal
  • Suez Canal revenues dip significantly due to Red Sea impact
  • Govt notifies import duty cut on blueberries etc. from the US
  • Baltic Exchange Market Report (23 Feb. 2024)

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International Transport Journal web site
FEBRUARY 26, 2024
  • Intelligent robotics
  • Lower volumes in combined transport
  • Who for freight?
  • A promotion for Edvinas Demenius
  • First e-ATA carnet issued in the USA
  • For the future of fashion
  • Industry fights transit bans
  • Zim's new LNG vessels
  • Hermes 5 goes live in Portugal
  • A classy cooperation
  • Haulier lands big intermodal contract
  • CTP hires business development director
  • The sulphur switch strategy
  • ST to equip A320P2Fs with lower deck CLS
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • New e-truck joins UK fleet
  • Bolloré expands in Poland
  • Ralph van Eijk to head GSSA network
  • Porto Chibatão's game changers

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The Loadstar web site
FEBRUARY 23, 2024
  • Carriers face chilly response to their new transpacific contract rates
  • Middle East logistics players reportedly eye potential of DB Schenker takeover
  • Take DHL Global Forwarding - how much is the Red Sea fillip to earnings?
  • Logistics players expand operations as near-shoring boosts US-Mexico traffic
  • Green hydrogen fuel getting cheaper at port of Rotterdam
  • Formal bids invited to take over Asiana Airlines' cargo unit
  • BBBY administrators in $1.25m contract breach claim against Evergeen
  • Metro Shipping snaps up Flexport executive Emiliano Muco
  • Yusen Logistics appoints Bruno Jackes to head Germany too

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Marine Log web site
FEBRUARY 23, 2024
  • Maritime Craft Services orders CTV trio with new advanced SWATH design
    Scotland's Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd has ordered three new crew transfer vessels (CTVs) at the Työvene shipyard in Finland. Built to new design by Sandown, U.K., based Ad Hoc Marine Design
  • Four seized on dhow brought to U.S. to face charges
    Four foreign nationals aboard the dhow suspected of smuggling Houthi weapons that was interdicted by U.S. forces on January 11 have been charged in a criminal complaint in the Eastern District of
  • GAO slams BSEE and BOEM delays on offshore decommissioning
    Worldwide, decommissioning of end-of-life offshore wells and platforms is an important market for a number of specialist offshore service providers. A recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) indicates that the

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Container News web site
FEBRUARY 23, 2024
  • CMA CGM revises surcharge from North Europe to Med, Adriatic, Black Sea and North Africa
    French ocean carrier CMA CGM has announced a revision of the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) from North Europe to the Mediterranean, Adriatic, Black Sea and North Africa. Effective from 15 March 2024 (loading date) until further notice, the updated surcharge will be US$216 per unit / US$253 per unit (for the UK). CMA CGM's PSS will apply to shipments originating from North Europe (excluding Portugal
  • Moderate decline in global bunker indices, reports MABUX
    During the eighth week of 2024, Marine Bunker Exchange (MABUX) global indices saw a moderate decrease. The 380 HSFO index declined to US$518.15/MT, nearing the US$500 threshold, the VLSFO index decreased
  • Duvenbeck expands to Benelux region with logistics firm acquisition
    Duvenbeck, a logistics company established in 1932 and headquartered in Bocholt, North Rhine-Westphalia, is extending its network to include the Benelux region. The recent agreement to acquire Schotpoort Logistics, a Dutch transport and logistics firm based in Eerbeek near Arnhem, was signed on 19 February 2024. However, the finalization of the deal is contingent upon approval by cartel authoriti
  • J.B. Hunt boosted by Walmart deal
    Intermodal operator J.B. Hunt's stock price was boosted by the news that the company had reached a long-term intermodal service agreement with Walmart, with the deal including a sale of the shipper's intermodal assets to the carrier. J.B. Hunt subsidiary, J.B. Hunt Transport Inc., will acquire the intermodal containers and chassis owned by Walmart as part of the deal, which will boost the carrier
  • Xeneta appoints former Amazon and MSC expert
    Fabio Brocca, recently appointed Chief Product Officer at Xeneta, faces the challenge of leveraging data and technology to revolutionize the buying and selling of ocean and air freight worldwide. With his experience as head of Product for Global Transportation Technology at Amazon, where he played a pivotal role in scaling one of the world's largest transportation networks, Brocca is well-positio
  • Beijing dismisses Biden's allegation of spying through China-made container cranes
    The Chinese government has called US President Joe Biden's allegation of espionage, using made-in-China container handling cranes, as pure conjecture. Biden signed an executive order on 21 February, prohibiting US container terminals from using Chinese-made ship-to-shore cranes. A White House statement said: "This action is a vital step to securing our maritime infrastructure's digital ecosystem
  • Hamburg boosts trade relations with India
    Positive developments in economic relations between Germany and India have led to a significant uptick in imports and exports between the two countries in recent years. The Port of Hamburg anticipates setting a new record for seaborne cargo handling with India in 2023. Capitalizing on this optimistic trend, representatives from the Port of Hamburg seized the opportunity to strengthen ties during
  • Update: Five dead after container ship hits bridge in China
    Chinese authorities said today (23 February) that five people have been confirmed killed after a boxship hit a bridge in Guangzhou in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong yesterday morning. On 22 February, Liang Hui 688, a 2016-built 5,000 gt domestic Chinese container ship, reportedly hit the Lixinsha Bridge in Guangzhou's Nansha district, causing the bridge to collapse partially. Conseque
  • Latvia, UK and Canada cooperate on ROC solution
    The Port of Riga has joined a consortium comprising Latvia, the UK and Canada to develop a solution for a single Remote Operations Centre. This week, on 22 and 23 February, maritime and ICT experts, along with researchers from the three nations, convened for a workshop at the Freeport of Riga Authority. Their collective efforts will focus on crafting a solution for a Remote Operation and Control
  • INEOS Grenadier chooses Georgia Ports as key national gateway
    Car manufacturer INEOS has chosen the Port of Brunswick in Georgia to deliver its new Grenadier off-road SUV to markets across the US Southeast. "We are happy to welcome INEOS and the Grenadier to Georgia. Brunswick's central location and superior connectivity, combined with the ease of doing business in Georgia, make it the perfect gateway for the US launch of this exciting new vehicle," comment
  • WinGD, Mitsubishi Shipbuilding partner on ammonia fuel supply system development
    WinGD, a Swiss marine power company, and Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, a Japanese shipbuilder and technology developer, have successfully finalized the initial design of an ammonia fuel supply system (AFSS) tailored for vessels equipped with WinGD's X-DF-A ammonia-fueled engines. This AFSS design marks the first milestone achieved through a comprehensive partnership established last year. The collabor
  • Port of Oakland leads the way in reefer export cargo
    The Port of Oakland stands as a dominant force in the sector of refrigerated cargo, securing its position as the top port in the United States in terms of reefer container volumes for export trade. Oakland has held the first position among all US ports for international reefer export TEUs for seven consecutive years. The total commercial value of reefer exports passing through Oakland surged to a
  • SAAM Towage's first electric tugs arrive at Port of Vancouver
    SANMAR Shipyards has delivered SAAM Towage's first electric tugs to the Port of Vancouver in Canada. These cutting-edge ElectRA 2300SX units, developed in collaboration with Canada's Robert Allen, are expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 2,400 tons annually at full capacity. Following their arrival, the tugs will undergo necessary preparations with crews and equipment manu
  • CMA CGM revises PSS from Türkiye to West Africa
    In light of the current circumstances in Türkiye, CMA CGM has notified its customers about an update regarding the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) from Türkiye to West Africa. Commencing from 26 February 2024 (loading date) until further notice, the revised PSS of US$200 per container will apply to dry cargo, according to the French company's announcement. If you liked this post, please consider dona
  • ZIM holds naming ceremonies for three new ships
    Israeli container carrier ZIM announced the successful naming ceremonies of three new vessels that have joined its fleet. These ceremonies, held in South Korea and China, signify a significant milestone in ZIM's commitment to sustainability and mark the completion of a significant phase in its fleet modernization efforts. The naming ceremony for ZIM Mount Elbrus and ZIM Mount Vinson, the final tw
  • Manta Marine Technologies introduces new leadership team
    Manta Marine Technologies, formerly known as Yara Marine Technologies (YMT), has unveiled its new brand and leadership team following its recent acquisition by Geneva-based Okapi Supply Trading Advisory SA. These changes signify a fresh chapter for the company, which aims to broaden its

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Splash web site
FEBRUARY 23, 2024
  • Noble sees drillship contract extended in Nigeria
    Offshore drilling giant Noble Corporation has secured more work for its drillship offshore Nigeria. The New York and Copenhagen-listed company said in its fleet status update that TotalEnergies had opted to keep the 2011-built floater on contract for nine more months. The Noble Gerry de Souza started with the French energy major in Nigeria in ...
  • How world shipping has transformed in the two years since Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine
    Saturday marks two years since the full-scale invasion of Ukraine, a war that has dramatically changed the global seaborne map, some argue irrevocably. Over the past 729 days, Russia has switched its shipments east, using all manner of subterfuge to keep oil and gas revenues high, while Ukraine has had to get highly creative to ...
  • JERA buys 15.1% stake in Scarborough gas field for $1.4bn
    Japan's largest utility JERA has entered into an agreement with Australia's Woodside to acquire a participation interest in the Scarborough gas field. JERA bought a 15.1% participating interest in the Scarborough gas field development project for a total consideration of approximately $1.4bn. This amount comprises the purchase price and reimbursement to Woodside for JERA's share ...
  • Cetus Maritime takes over Chile's Nachipa Corp
    Cetus Maritime, the great consolidator within the fragmented handy bulk space, has struck again. The Hong Kong bulker outfit is merging its fleet with Chile's Nachipa Corp to create a 65-ship strong company - roughly split 40 owned and 25 chartered in. The news comes just over a year after Cetus Maritime was created via ...
  • Houthis vow to escalate attacks
    Despite multiple strikes against Houthi positions in Yemen this week there has been no let-up in ship attacks. A Palau-flagged general cargo ship called Islander was targeted with two missiles yesterday morning off Aden with a fire reported onboard and nearby military support coming in to aid the vessel. The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations ...
  • Flex LNG secures two-year charter extension with BP
    The New York and Olso-listed Flex LNG has won an extension for its 2019-built 173,400 cu m LNG carrier . This is the first extension option for the vessel which, the company said, was contracted to an unnamed "supermajor". According to data provided by VesselsValue, the Flex Courageous is chartered by energy giant BP. The ...
  • Fractal and Beks included in latest UK sanctions
    Fractal Shipping from the UAE and Turkey's Beks Ship Management are among the high profile shipping names included in the latest raft of sanctions unveiled by the UK yesterday ahead of tomorrow's second anniversary of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Both Fractal and Beks have seen their fleet size increase dramatically over the last couple ...
  • Shipping in the Year of the Dragon: Tankers
    More than healthy earnings are on the cards for tanker owners in 2024. The latest installment in Maritime CEO's annual outlook. A potential scrapping of much of the dark fleet, belated ordering en masse, and a highly profitable year. That's the tanker outlook in the Year of the Dragon without even taking into account the ...

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Lloyd's List web site
FEBRUARY 23, 2024
  • Sanctioned tanker firm Fractal challenges UK blacklisting
    Fractal Marine, previously one of the largest loaders of Russian crude and products after the imposition of a price cap...
  • Price cap 'phase II' was spurred by Russia selling 'large amounts of oil' above the cap
    Marking the two-year anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the US slapped sanctions on 500 entities and companies. The Treasury...
  • Dry bulk's 2024 to be 'one of the best years in recent memory', says Breakwave
    Breakwave is bullish on bulkers, pointing to volatility and talk of a mining safety campaign cutting coal output in China...
  • Sanctioning Russia is one thing, making restrictions stick is another
    The murder of Alexei Navalny and the second anniversary of the Ukraine invasion have seen measures targeting the Kremlin proliferate...
  • CMA CGM falls to fourth-quarter loss on lower rates
    Despite stable volume developments, CMA CGM saw a sharp downturn in earnings in the final quarter of 2023. New capacity...
  • Diana sells another bulker as profits dip
    US-listed owner of 40 vessels trims dividend to $0.075 per share
  • European green technology funding for shipowners is a gift for Chinese shipbuilders
    'The EU doesn't understand there is shipbuilding in Europe - it focuses on shipowners,' said Sea Europe director of trade...
  • Shippers call for transparency over Red Sea surcharges
    Costs for taking the long route around the Cape of Good Hope are higher. But it is unclear why surcharges...
  • The Lloyd's List Podcast: What this year's P&I renewals mean for shipping
    This year's annual P&I renewals have been less dramatic than previous editions - Minimal vessel churn combined with higher premiums...
  • Hanwha Ocean wins big VLCC newbuilding contract
    Hanwha Ocean, formerly known as Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, recently emerged from a takeover exercise, and has signed its biggest...
  • Ghost of US government ship turns up at Novorossiysk
    A US-flagged tanker built in Bethlehem Steel in 1963 and scrapped in 2021 has pinged its AIS location in the...
  • Chairman Mao Jianhong steps down from China's Ningbo-Zhoushan port
    Mao has reached the retirement age for top-level executives at state-owned Chinese enterprises
  • Daily Briefing
    Fractal Shipping blacklisted as UK marks anniversary of Russian invasion with fresh sanctions | Record US-Europe crude flows as Houthi...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
FEBRUARY 23, 2024
  • GSBN draws new ports to its shared digital infrastructure concept
    Large terminal operators and container lines have backed an effort to build a common digital platform, which this week lured three global port operators into its network.
  • Sharp drop in CMA CGM's 2023 results were 'expected': Saadé
    The carrier presented a mixed outlook for 2024, expecting sluggish economic growth, rising geopolitical uncertainties and excess capacity to be accompanied by inventory replenishment and consumer spending on goods.
  • J.B. Hunt signs multiyear deal with Walmart, acquires container fleet
    While the two companies have a partnership dating back 35 years, the latest transaction strengthens the relationship between the largest intermodal provider in North America and one of the continent's top intermodal shippers.
  • EU parliament rejects proposal to cut temporary port storage time
    There was unilateral opposition to the call made by the European Commission last May as part of its reform of customs procedures, and as expected, the measure never made it through the parliamentary review
  • Shipping executive who led trans-Pac rate-setting conferences dead at 81
    Al Pierce was a shipping veteran who headed up ocean carrier rate-setting conferences and later the so-called "discussion agreements" in the trans-Pacific trade beginning in the late 1980s.

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TradeWinds web site
FEBRUARY 23, 2024
  • US slaps its most sweeping sanctions yet on Sovcomflot and 14 crude tankers
    Shipowner blacklisted in bid to reduce oil profits by Russia
  • US says Russia has no 'good choices' after sanctions crackdown
    Oil price cap is working, insists Treasury officials, after blacklisting 27 ships hauling Russian oil
  • Diana expands offshore orderbook and sells cape as profit shrinks
    US-listed bulker owner cuts its dividend but sticks to plans to renew fleet and diversify in forward-looking markets
  • Tanker newcomer Fractal challenges UK blacklisting over Russia role
    Dubai-based operator vows to clear 'misunderstandings' and says it operates within oil price cap rules
  • US sanctions LNG carrier newbuildings contracted for Russian Arctic
    Latest listing also hits Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex and Sovcomflot-Novatek joint venture
  • Solstad Maritime returns to selling laid-up AHTS ships
    Company has 14 anchor-handlers left after selling two of its smallest units
  • Swathe of US and EU sanctions targets include shipyards, owners and vessels
    Former Ofac official expects US to ramp up price cap enforcement
  • Diana expands offshore orderbook as profit shrinks
    US-listed bulker owner cuts its dividend but sticks to plans to renew fleet and diversify in forward-looking markets
  • Swathe of US and EU sanctions targets include shipyards, logistics and vessels
    Former Ofac official expects US to ramp up price cap enforcement
  • Could Teekay Bulkers be next for debt-free Teekay Tankers?
    CEO Kevin Mackay is not ruling out a move into other sectors if tanker prices prove too high
  • Shipping's mother and daughter team to run London Marathon for The Seafarers' Charity
    InterManager's Karen Avelino and daughter Karmel, who works for Carnival, have a big day lined up on 21 April
  • VLCC rates come crashing down as fixing activity cools
    Just days after the largest crude oil tankers hit multi-month highs, rates fell back to earth
  • LNG 'bear brains' on parade as Stephenson Harwood hosts ice-cold quiz
    Do you know your gas acronyms or can you distinguish names of cheeses from UK motorway service stations?
  • Editor's selection: Captain's 'life-changing slip of the tongue', price cap crackdowns and complicated convertibles...
    Some of the week's biggest and best articles
  • US issues swathe of sanctions against Russia with restrictions on some '100 entities'
    Former Ofac official expects US to ramp up price cap enforcement
  • QatarEnergy reveals first LNG newbuilding name in nod to long-term project partner
    First of 12 vessels ordered in China under huge vessel expansion haul due to deliver in September
  • Harry Vafias spin-off has six more months to avoid US delisting
    Reverse stock split could be used to boost share price on the Nasdaq exchange
  • Polsteam seals $192m refinancing in China as fleet renewal moves forward
    Polish state owner has 10 bulkers being built at Shanhaiguan Shipyard
  • Panagiotidis family snaps up bulk carrier from cash-rich Castor Maritime
    Cypriot owner sheds fourth vessel this year to chief executive's relatives
  • Pertamina International orders two handysize dual-fuel LPG carriers at Hyundai Mipo
    Indonesian tanker giant has added two handysize LPG carriers to the large tally of newbuildings it has on order
  • Shipping investor ADS sees profits hit by finance cost hike
    Norwegian investment company also benefiting from favourable VLCC and MR markets
  • Cocaine worth £450m discovered in container of bananas
    National Crime Agency says the bust at Southampton involved a box shipped in from South America
  • London Club claims 8% gains at P&I renewal
    One of the smaller mutual insurers appears to have turned the corner
  • Scorpio Tankers aims to cut bunker costs in fleet deal with fuel tech outfit
    Product tanker giant will use Fowe's emulsions system across the entire fleet
  • Beks Ship Management vows to fight UK blacklisting over Russia links
    Istanbul-based operator says it operates in compliance with all international laws and sanctions regimes
  • Rising offshore demand boosts DOF earnings
    Norwegian company sees higher Ebitda in 2024
  • Deal-hungry Cetus Maritime builds bulker empire in merger with Chile's Nachipa
    Hong Kong owner-operator expands fleet with modern handysizes built in Japan
  • John Fredriksen's Flex LNG fixes two-year charter extension with oil major BP
    Vessel will be on firm hire until the first quarter of 2027
  • Oldendorff in the frame as buyer of 10-year-old JP Morgan capesize
    Giant German operator said to be making its first capesize purchase in more than three years
  • Shipbuilder Hanwha Ocean swings back to black in 2023 despite fourth-quarter loss
    Okpo-based shipyard confident of delivering good earnings for 2024
  • Asian shipowners could face €1bn in EU emissions liabilities, says OceanScore
    Sustainability platform says companies registered in China and Singapore will bear the highest burden
  • Interpol taps Windward's AI to combat illegal maritime activities
    London-listed company seeing increasing interest from governmental agencies for its technology
  • Thousands of seafarers out of pocket amid 'alarming' rise of abandonments
    IMO database shows that hundreds of cases remain unresolved from the last 20 years

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American Shipper web site
FEBRUARY 23, 2024
  • ODeX survey spots barriers to digital documentation adoption in global trade
    Documentation and fintech platform ODeX conducted a survey assessing the maritime industry's views on digital documentation in ocean shipping.
  • FMC tightens rules on charging container late fees
    Regulators have imposed new billing standards on ocean carriers that shippers consider a "major step" toward eliminating abuse.
  • How FedEx could win by losing its Postal Service business
    The U.S. Postal Service contract is an albatross around FedEx's neck. The company needs to fly less during the daytime and consolidate more express and ground parcel shipments, Barclays says.

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Approved the 2023 consuntive budget of the AdSP of the Northern Tirreno Sea
Last year the number of port workers in Livorno and Piombino decreased by 46 units by falling to 1,767, of which 1,499 were operating (1,632 in 2022) and 268 administrative (181)
The MSC Group presents an offer to buy the Gram Car Carriers, the world's third largest carrier in the PCTC segment
The MSC Group presents an offer to buy the Gram Car Carriers, the world's third largest carrier in the PCTC segment
The proposal, worth about 653 million euros, was accepted by the Board of the Norwegian company and its main shareholders.
At the construction site Fincantieri in Marghera the varo of the Norwegian cruise ship Norwegian Aqua
At the construction site Fincantieri in Marghera the launch of the cruise ship Norwegian Aqua
Trieste / Miami
It is 322 meters long and has a gross tonnage of 156,300 tons
Paolo Guidi has been named general manager of CMA CGM Italy
Paolo Guidi has been named general manager of CMA CGM Italy
The first May will take over in Romain Vigneaux
HHLA will acquire 51% of the capital of Austrian intermodal transport company Roland Spedition
HHLA will acquire 51% of the capital of Austrian intermodal transport company Roland Spedition
Its network connects ports in Hamburg, Antwerp, Bremerhaven, Koper, Rotterdam and Trieste.
Kuehne + Nagel's downward trend in economic performance continues.
Kuehne + Nagel's downward trend in economic performance continues.
In growth the handling of volumes of sea and air shipments
ESPO points out issues to be addressed in order to enable European ports to face the next challenges
Memorandum in view of the European elections in June
The Port of Barcelona has established new historical records of monthly and quarterly container traffic
The Port of Barcelona has established new historical records of monthly and quarterly container traffic
As of March 2024, 348mila teu (+ 34.3%) were handled, of which 154mila in transshipment (+ 63.9%) and 194mila in import-export (+ 17.4%)
Fincantieri has delivered the new cruise ship Queen Anne to Cunard
Concordate with Princess Cruises the postponement of the delivery of the Star Princess
Le Aziende informano
Protocollo d'intesa tra l'Autorità di Sistema Portuale del Mare di Sicilia Occidentale e l'Escola Europea di Intermodal Transport
International shipping associations call for help at U.N. to protect shipping
Solicited a greater military presence, missions and patrols. The world-they write in a letter to Guterres-would be outraged if four airliners were seized.
In February, shipping traffic in the Suez Canal declined by -42.8% percent.
In February, shipping traffic in the Suez Canal declined by -42.8% percent.
The Cairo
Net tonnage of the naviglio down -59.8% percent. Drastic reduction of -53% of the value of transit fees
The World Shipping Council points to the EU the way to support the economy and trade
In Norway, the construction of the world's two largest hydrogen-powered ferries
In Norway, the construction of the world's two largest hydrogen-powered ferries
Brønnøysund / Gursken
Order of Torghatten company at the shipyard Myklebust
The freight traffic in the port of Rotterdam in the first quarter was down by -1.4% percent.  Increase of containers
The freight traffic in the port of Rotterdam in the first quarter was down by -1.4% percent. Increase of containers
Strong increase (+ 29.0%) of feeder ships departing from the Dutch stopover to the Mediterranean ports
In the first three months of 2024, freight traffic in Russian ports fell by -3.3% percent.
St. Petersburg
Drastic reduction of passenger traffic in the Crimean port scans
In the first three months of 2024, freight traffic in Russian ports fell by -3.3% percent.
Tytgat (SEA Europe) : A European maritime industrial strategy is urgently needed
Round table with representatives of the institutions of the European Union
Joe Kramek will be the next president and CEO of the World Shipping Council
Joe Kramek will be the next president and CEO of the World Shipping Council
Washington / Brussels/London / Singapore
He will retire at the end of July in Butler when the latter is retiring.
In the first quarter of this year the traffic of goods in the port of Antwerp-Zeebrugge grew by 2.4%
In the first quarter of this year the traffic of goods in the port of Antwerp-Zeebrugge grew by 2.4%
On the increase the containers. Decrease in other loads. Belgian, Dutch and German ports urge European governments to ensure that industries remain in Europe
Partnership of HD Hyundai Heavy Industries and Anduril Industries in the Field of Maritime Defense
Orange County / Seoul
Envisage the design, development and production of new types of autonomous naval systems
d' Friend International Shipping orders two new tankers LR1
Commits to China's shipyard Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding Co.
Global Infrastructure Partners waives to acquire 49% percent of Malaysian MMC Port Holdings
New York
CMA CGM Air Cargo announces its first transpacific line
Three aircraft will be taken over between summer and early next year.
In 2023 new annual historical record of maritime traffic in the Stories of Malacca and Singapore
In 2023 new annual historical record of maritime traffic in the Stories of Malacca and Singapore
Port Klang
The previous maximum peak had been reached in 2018
HMM announces the nearly doubling of fleet capacity by 2030
Expected 63% increments of the volumes transportable from container carriers and 95% in the bulk carrier sector
In the first quarter of 2024, the Port of Singapore handled ten million containers (+ 10.7%)
In the first quarter of 2024, the Port of Singapore handled ten million containers (+ 10.7%)
The overall traffic in goods increased by 7.6%
Iran has given way to the attack on Israel with the seizure of the container ship. MSC Aries
London / Manila
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ABB fornirà la sua soluzione per il Cold - Ironing nel Porto Internazionale di Portsmouth
The construction of the new Venetian container terminal in Porto Marghera is being carried out.
The construction of the new Venetian container terminal in Porto Marghera is being carried out.
It will be able to accommodate Panamax vessels and will have an annual traffic capacity of one million teu
The French Senate has approved a bill to limit the right to strike in transport
The French Senate has approved a bill to limit the right to strike in transport
Last year container traffic in Malta decreased by -11.4%
Last year container traffic in Malta decreased by -11.4%
The Valletta
Crucierists in growth of 59.1%
Approved by the Transport Commission of the Spanish Congress a proposal to improve the competitiveness of the REC Ship Register
Applause from ANAVE. The number of national flag merchant ships has fallen to the all-time low
Pirate attacks on ships have been growing.
Pirate attacks on ships have been growing.
Recrudescence of Somali piracy
Assshipowners, well the decree that delegates security checks to recognized bodies
Messina : a concrete step forward in the optics of an ever greater competitiveness of the Italian flag
Grimaldi has taken delivery of the multipurpose ro-ro Great Abidjan
It is the fourth of six class ships "G5"
Baltimore attributes to owner and operator of the ship Dali the blame for the collapse of the Key Bridge
They would have been established dysfunction to the power supply on board that would cause a blackout
Grimaldi and IMAT have renewed the five-year agreement for the training of crews
Castel Volturno
Focus on new technologies installed on board ships
The quarterly economic performance of DSV is still declining
In the first quarter of this year, the value of net profit decreased by -27.2%
Approved the consuntive budget 2023 of the AdSP of the Sardinia Sea
An administration surplus of 530 million euros, of which more than 475 tied for works in progress
US imports of dangerous goods have been penalized during the pandemic.
Survey by the Government Accountability Office
In 2023 CEPIM-Parma's Interport recorded a growth of 6.8% of the value of production
Bianconese of Fontevivo
Net profit di788mila euro (+ 223.2%)
In the first quarter of 2024, UPS Group revenues fell by -5.3%
Net profit down -41.3%
Grendi has perfected the purchase of the ship Wedellsborg
It will be renamed with the name of "Grenching Futura"
Grimaldi consolidates its presence in China with new headquarters in Shanghai
Naples / Shanghai
Inaugurates the offices of the Grimaldi Shipping Agency Shanghai
Approved the 2023 consuntive budget of the Western Ligure Sea AdSP
The new endowment of the institution's organic plant provides for 50 hires, including three managerial positions
First plant for the distribution of LNG and GNC to vehicles in the port of La Spezia
The Spezia
It has been installed in Stagnoni locations
Agreement between MSC, MSC Foundation and Mercy Ships for the construction of a new hospital ship
Geneva / Lindale
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
Agreement Assshipowners-ITS Academy G. Caboto for training in the maritime, port and logistics sectors
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In the first quarter of 2024, the port of Algeciras handled 1.2 million containers (+ 8.1%)
The traffic in overall goods increased by 3.3%
In the first three months of this year in Valencia, container port traffic grew by 12.1% percent.
In March, the increase was 15.7% percent.
The Spezia and Carrara try to break down the bell towers and solicit cooperation at the ports of Genoa and Savona
The Spezia
Switzerland and Switzerland cut trade between Italy and Switzerland.
In the first three months of the 2024 decline in Swiss exports. Stable imports
Port of Naples, striking of the fast ferry Island of Procida against a quay
About thirty minor injuries among passengers
Summoned for April 23 a meeting at MIT on former TCT port workers
The unions had requested clarification on the future of the 330 members of the Taranto Port Workers Agency.
The outer Levant dock of the Arbatax port has returned fully operational
In August 2020 he had been shouted by the ferry "Bithia"
The Port of Los Angeles closed the first quarter with a 29.6% percent growth in container traffic
Los Angeles
Expected a continuation of the positive trend
Stable the value of ABB's revenues in the first quarter
The new orders are down -5.0% percent. At the end of July Rosengren will leave the CEO position in Wierod
The crisis of the Cooperative Sole Workers of Porto Flavio Gioia officialized at institutions and trade unions
USB Mare and Porti, what's going on in the port of Salerno is the result of pressure from shipowners
Euronav sells its own ship management company to Anglo-Eastern
Antwerp / Hong Kong
Manages the fleet of tanker ships of the Antwerp company
Genoa Shipbuilding Industries has acquired a submersible barge of the cargo capacity of 14,000 tonnes
It can also be employed as a floating basin for the varo of artifacts up to 9,800 tons
Venice Cold Stores & Logistics obtains the qualification of tax warehouse for wines and sparkling
Extension of the services offered to companies in the wine sector
Gasparate urges to exempt property of interports from payment of the Imu
President of the Union Interports Reunited warned that with the PNRR construction sites the railway intermodality is at risk
Hapag-Lloyd plans future investments to expand business in the terminal and intermode sectors
Among the markets, the company focuses attention on Africa, India, Southeast Asia and the Pacific
Set up a consortium to decarbonize transport on the northern Pacific route
It is formed by nine companies and entities and is open to other partners
In the first quarter of this year, container traffic in the port of Long Beach increased by 16.4%
Long Beach
In March, the increase was 8.3% percent.
Delivery of the work of consolidation of the foranea dam of the port of Catania
Procurement of the value of 75 million euros
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
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
››› Meetings File
Iran says MSC Aries vessel seized for 'violating maritime laws'
Le transport maritime national navigue à vue
(Aujourd'hui Le Maroc)
››› Press Review File
FORUM of Shipping
and Logistics
Relazione del presidente Mario Mattioli
Roma, 27 ottobre 2023
››› File
Plan to improve in Genoa and Savona the rail links with cruise terminals and airport
It was presented today in the Ligurian capital
From 10 to May 12 at Spezia will be held "DePortibus-The festival of ports that connect the world"
The Spezia
The programme provides for technical events and cultural proposals
Three new STS cranes have arrived in the Kenyan port of Lamu.
They will be able to work on container ships of the capacity of over 18mila teu
One hundred new IVECO trucks powered by HVO in the Smet fleet
They will be taken over in the course of this year
In the first three months of this year, goods transported by rail between China and Europe increased by 10% percent.
Operated 4,541 trains (+ 9%)
In the first quarter of 2024, container traffic in the port of Hong Kong fell by -2.3%
Hong Kong
In March, the decline was -10.6% percent.
The regasification terminal FSRU Toscana left Livorno direct to Genoa
In the Ligurian scalp and then in Marseille maintenance interventions will be carried out
Confirmed to Tugchiers Meeting Port of Genoa the granting of trailer services in the port of Genoa
Planned investment of 35 million euros to renovate fleet
In the first quarter of 2024, OOIL revenues decreased by -9.0%
Hong Kong
Containers carried by the OOCL fleet increased by 3.4%
Mattioli (Federation of the Sea) relaunches the propulsive role of maritime clusters
Today, the National Sea Day and the marinara culture are celebrated
In the first quarter of 2024, the revenues of Yang Ming and WHL grew by 18.5% and 8.1%
Keelung / Taipei
In March the increments were equal to 20.3% and 8.6%
In 2023 the freight traffic handled by the State Railways Group fell by -2.0%
The Logistics Pole posted a net loss of -80 million euros, up 63 million euros.
Port of Genoa, inaugurated new rooms of Stella Maris at Maritime stations
They are intended for the welfare and socialization of seafarers in transit in the Superba
Germany's Dachser has acquired the compatriate Brummer Logistik
The company specializes in the logistics of perishable products
In the first quarter of 2024, Evergreen's revenues increased by 32.6% percent.
In March, the increase was 36.5% percent.
Cooperation pact between the associations of the ports and ferry companies of Greece
The Piraeus
Among the activities, make sure that port benches are adequate for new naval technologies
In 2023 the traffic in goods at ports in Lazio fell by -5.7% percent. Record of cruises
Passenger of line services growing by 10.0%
RINA will collaborate on the sustainable development of ports and shipping of Indonesia
Contract with the World Bank
In Udine the Officine Rotable Maintenance of FVG Rail has been equipped with a lawn back in fossa
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