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February 28, 2024

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Exim India web site
FEBRUARY 28, 2024
  • PM to lay foundation stone for Outer Harbour Container Terminal project at VOC Port today
  • OCEAN Alliance extended for five more years until 2032
  • MoU inked to evaluate locations for development of Greenfield Industrial Smart Cities under principles and framework of PM Gati Shakti
  • India seen fuelling tanker growth
  • Focus on exports to achieve 10 pc GDP growth: Panagariya
  • Banana exports from India surging
  • Industrial space leasing up by 23 pc in 2023
  • European Commission clears acquisition of Bolloré Logistics by CMA CGM, subject to conditions
  • Transits significantly down through Gulf of Aden and Suez Canal
  • PPA Chairman graces Paradeep Railway Station redevelopment function
  • DGCA allows foreign airlines to operate non-scheduled cargo flights from all airports in the country for three years
  • FedEx invests USD 350 million to boost global trade & strengthen operations
  • Lars Jordahn appointed new global head of Maersk Air Cargo
  • GMR Airports focusing on brownfield projects
  • Cathay Pacific handles 21 pc more cargo in Jan. yoy
  • Etihad Airways appoints Stanislas Brun as Vice President Cargo

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International Transport Journal web site
FEBRUARY 28, 2024
  • The end of a neverending story?
  • Metrans augments its Turkey service
  • A double acquisition in Italy
  • Hanna Stelzel to head container segment
  • A brownfield near Stuttgart
  • New Zealand orders Swiss locomotives
  • Much more recycled plastic for export shipments
  • Ignazio Messina welcomes "Jolly Clivia"
  • First of two 737-800 freighters for KQ Cargo
  • Promotions at MOL
  • Expanding at JFK airport
  • DHL to receive 178 Iveco CNG trucks
  • Wärtsilä's ammonia solution
  • "Curiosity of the Day"
  • New impulses for corporate management
  • Changi inks agreement in Angola
  • Building a base at Bremerhaven
  • Albania to rehabilitate over 120 km rail line
  • Ranking shipowning nations: who leads?

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The Loadstar web site
FEBRUARY 27, 2024
  • Ocean Alliance carriers kill 'defector' rumours with extension to 2032
  • IKEA asks courts to intervene as Convoy's unpaid truckers send flurry of invoices
  • Maersk hires West Atlantic's Lars Jordahn to head its airline
  • Restructured Flexport - finally on the mend?
  • Attacks drive up Red Sea war-risk insurance premiums 900%
  • US considers potential sanctions against Yemen for Red Sea attacks
  • GXO is planning counter offer for Wincanton to see off Ceva
  • Faith no more: Mullen lands at Qantas (!), and...red herrings
  • Challenges persist, but operators see new freighter finance opportunities
  • Freightos a year on: big plans, new ideas and targeting profitability in 2026

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Marine Log web site
FEBRUARY 27, 2024
  • Vessel used in trades that funded Houthi arms hit by U.S. and U.K. sanctions
    As Houthi attacks on merchant ships continue with a seemingly abundant supply of Iranian weaponry, sanctions announced today by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), in
  • Majestic orders 10 new 39-meter Incat Crowther passenger ferries
    Majestic Fast Ferry Pte Ltd., which operates between Singapore and Bataam, Indonesia has commissioned Incat Crowther to design 10 new second generation 39-meter passenger ferries as the basis of its future fleet.

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Container News web site
FEBRUARY 27, 2024
  • Stena Line launches new Dublin-Liverpool freight service
    Stena Line, a leading ferry operator in Sweden, has officially launched its latest freight service between Dublin and Liverpool (Birkenhead). According to a statement, this addition is anticipated to bolster the company's freight volumes following a successful year in 2023. The inaugural sailing departed from Dublin Port's Terminal 5 at 6:30 am on 15 February 2024. The return service will operate
  • KEZAD Group partners with Sam Force for retail centres development
    KEZAD Group, a leading developer of integrated and purpose-built economic zones, has announced two land lease agreements with Sam Force Trading, a well-established developer and operator of real estate assets in Abu Dhabi. These agreements represent a key milestone in KEZAD's efforts to enhance its retail infrastructure by establishing dynamic retail community centres. "Our agreements with Sam Fo
  • PIL partners with SGTraDex in MoUs with leading bunker suppliers
    Pacific International Lines (PIL), in collaboration with Singapore Trade Data Exchange (SGTraDex), has recently entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with bunker suppliers TFG Marine, KPI OceanConnect, and bp. These agreements aim to explore opportunities in digitalizing the bunkering supply chain, advancing the adoption of electronic Bunker Delivery Notes (eBDN) solutions, and boostin
  • Port of Piraeus Authority inks MoU with Port of Guangzhou
    In a special event held at its premises, the Port of Piraeus Authority (PPA) established a partnership with the Port of Guangzhou in China, which ranks among the top 10 largest commercial ports worldwide. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was formally signed by Panagiotis Tsonis, deputy CEO of PPA, and Song Xiaoming, deputy general manager at Guangzhou Port Group. According to a statement, th
  • CMA CGM, COSCO, Evergreen and OOCL extend OCEAN Alliance to 2032
    On 27 February, the Chief Executive Officers of the CMA CGM Group, COSCO SHIPPING, Evergreen, and OOCL gathered in Shanghai to sign a Memorandum of Understanding, extending the operational cooperation of the OCEAN Alliance for an additional five years until 2032. As a sustainable partnership, the OCEAN Alliance remains committed to supporting customers' supply chains and businesses by providing t
  • Enaex and NYK partner to explore low-carbon ammonia for ships
    In January, Enaex, a prominent Chilean ammonium nitrate producer, and NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers (NBP), a member of the NYK Group, inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly research the feasibility of supplying low-carbon ammonia to ships powered by ammonia. NBP plans to construct 10 to 15 ammonia-fueled Handymax bulkers in the late 2020s and beyond, primarily for transporting copper
  • DP World joins forces with Masdar to power ports with renewable energy
    DP World has entered into a partnership agreement with Masdar, a renowned clean energy company based in Abu Dhabi, to introduce renewable energy systems across its port operations in the Middle East and Africa. The objective of this agreement is to promote the widespread adoption of renewable energy and battery energy storage systems (BESS) within DP World's global supply chain. For three years,
  • MSC enhances JAXPORT-West Coast South America connection
    MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a prominent ocean carrier, has merged two existing container services to enhance connectivity between the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) and the West Coast of South America. This integration has led to direct port calls, offering new weekly links between Jacksonville and ports in Ecuador, Peru, Panama, and Costa Rica. "These new connections are another s
  • Port of Oakland January 2024: Imports up 8.2%, exports rise 9.3%
    The Port of Oakland continued its upward trend in container volume in January, which began in 2023. In January 2024, full imports surged by 8.2%, with the Seaport processing 72,081 TEUs (twenty-foot containers), compared to 66,637 TEUs in January 2023. "Imports benefitted from strong consumer demand, as well as the normal seasonal uptick each January prior to factories in Asia closing for the Lun

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Splash web site
FEBRUARY 27, 2024
  • The year ahead in green tech
    What can shipping expect in terms of green technology breakthroughs in the months ahead? The final installment in Maritime CEO's annual outlook. "The year 2024 will be the first year in which it will become clear what can be achieved in the short term and what can only be achieved in the long term in ...
  • Höegh Autoliners exercises buy option for car carrier, offloads another
    Norwegian car carrier player Höegh Autoliners has reached an agreement for the sale of the Höegh Chiba and exercised an option to buy the Höegh Jeddah car carriers. The 6,000 ceu Höegh Chiba was built at DSME shipyard in 2006. The vessel was bought for a price of $61m and is expected to be debt-free ...
  • BP takes final option on Golden Energy Offshore PSV
    Oaktree-backed Norwegian owner Golden Energy Offshore Services (GEOS) has clinched a six-month extension for its large platform supply vessel (PSV) . The seven-vessel strong Oslo-listed outfit said the 2019-built unit has now been fixed until October 24 this year. The ship has been on charter with BP since October 2022, with most recent extension dating ...
  • New container shipping line established in Saudi Arabia
    A new feeder and short-sea shipping company has been launched in Saudi Arabia to link the kingdom with other key ports in the Red Sea. The Riyadh-based Folk Maritime is headed up by former Hamburg Süd boss Poul Hestbaek, who left the Maersk company in August last year. Folk Maritime describes itself as Saudi Arabia's ...
  • CMB's takeover of Euronav hit by investor hurdle in the US
    Funds managed by FourWorld Capital Management have filed a complaint in a US District Court regarding Compagnie Maritime Belge's (CMB) offer to purchase all outstanding ordinary shares of Euronav from US holders. The Saverys family-controlled company said that FourWorld, an investment adviser firm, has increased its stake in Euronav from just under 1% to 2.41% ...
  • Ocean Alliance deal extended to 2032
    The Ocean Alliance group of container carriers has extended their partnership for another five years. Founded in 2017 under a 10-year deal, the liner grouping comprised of CMA CGM, Cosco Shipping, Evergreen and OOCL has agreed to continue their vessel-sharing agreement until the end of March 2032. The latest agreement was not a baseline assumption ...
  • Prysmian firms up $2.4bn UK cabling deal
    Italy's Prysmian has signed a contract worth around €1.9bn ($2.4bn) for the delivery of a major HVDC cable system for the Eastern Green Link 2 network development project that will connect Scotland and England. Eastern Green Link 2 is a planned HVDC submarine and underground cable link of around 500 km route length between Peterhead ...
  • Urgent towage of stricken Lebanese vessel in Red Sea remains up in the air
    The risks of an ecological disaster in the Red Sea are growing as negotiations get underway to safely remove the ship that has taken the biggest hit so far in the Houthis' four-month campaign to disrupt shipping in the region. Concern is growing that the could sink. The Lebanese-owned, Greek-managed, Belize-registered ship has been taking ...
  • Economou buys more shares ahead of proxy clash at OceanPal
    Greek shipowner George Economou has upped his stake in the Palios family-linked dry bulk player OceanPal ahead of an upcoming boardroom challenge. The latest filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission shows Economou has accumulated an additional 1% stake in the Diana Shipping spinoff via his investment vehicle Sphinx and now owns 12.1% of ...
  • Noble bags one-well contract for jackup rig
    Offshore driller Noble Corporation has been awarded a one-well contract with oil and gas player DNO Norge for the ultra-harsh environment jackup rig . The rig will drill an exploration well on production license 1086 offshore Norway. The contract is expected to begin in August 2024, with an estimated duration of 40 days. The dayrate ...
  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen orders four more methanol-fuelled, ammonia-ready newbuilds
    Norway's Wallenius Wilhelmsen has declared options to build four additional methanol-fuelled and ammonia-ready car carriers. This latest deal for the so-called Shaper Class vessels, developed in collaboration with ship designer Deltamarin, brings the total number of car carriers currently on order with Jinling Shipyard to eight. Wallenius Wilhelmsen also retains options for a further four ...
  • Records tumble for vintage suezmax prices
    Tankers that in previous cycles would have become extinct are being pressed into action for ever longer periods with valuations for vintage tonnage smashing records. Broker Gibson has news of a new record paid for a 2007-built suezmax. "Not quite a fossil but it is quite astounding what some of these older ladies are achieving ...
  • BP looking to recover over $530m in damages from McDermott
    Energy supermajor BP has started legal action against US subsea and deepwater engineering and construction player McDermott, seeking damages for failing to fulfil its contractual obligations on the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) project offshore Mauritania and Senegal. Kosmos Energy, BP's partner in the GTA project, revealed this information in its fourth quarter results and stated ...
  • Floatel secures vessel contract with Equinor
    Oslo-based accommodation vessel specialist Floatel has signed a contract with Equinor for the deployment of the . The 2010-built vessel will provide accommodation and support services at the Åsgard B facility on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The contract is set to start in March or April of 2025, and last for six months with Equinor ...
  • World's fastest-growing ship register doubles in size in the space of one month
    The world's fastest growing shipping register has doubled in size in the space of just one month. Gabon, a small Central African nation on the Atlantic coast, was last year's fastest-growing shipping registry, a growth trajectory that has been massively boosted in the opening weeks of 2024 with the reflagging of a swathe of the ...
  • Grey fleet set to become darker: BRS
    Luxembourg-headquartered broker BRS has warned the grey fleet is likely to become darker as more focused sanctions squeeze Russia's export options. The grey tanker fleet - ships hauling Venezuelan, Iranian, North Korean and Russian cargoes - has grown from around 400 ships to more than 700 units in the two years since Russia's full-scale invasion ...
  • Shipping of plastic pellets faces greater scrutiny
    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has agreed new guidance on several environmental issues following the latest meeting of the regulator's sub-committee on pollution prevention and response, details of which will be submitted to the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) for approval next month. The sub-committee discussed the safe transport of plastic pellets by sea, best ...

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Lloyd's List web site
FEBRUARY 27, 2024
  • MPC Containerships 'optimistic' about medium-term outlook
    Oslo-listed MPC Containerships is optimistic about the medium-term outlook for boxships, especially for intra-regional trades. The company has $1bn contracted...
  • US sanctions two tankers linked to Iranian armed forces and Houthis
    The US has sanctioned two crude oil tankers and their owners, one for ties to the IRGC and the Houthis...
  • Tentative signs of growth in Red Sea transits despite attacks
    A second consecutive week of positive growth in vessels transiting the Bab el Mandeb suggests that Red Sea traffic is...
  • Alliance reshuffle could still see further realignments
    The Ocean Alliance and Gemini Cooperation have secured their futures. This could see the remaining The Alliance lines forced to...
  • US courts Asian allies to rebuild shipbuilding prowess as China powers ahead
    Pentagon strategy seeks to revive US maritime manufacturing in an escalating economic and security competition with China
  • Alternative-fuel newbuilding orders decline as those for bulkers and tankers rise
    Already large liner orderbooks have seen commodities carriers, with conventional fuel propulsion systems, make up the greater share of newbuilding...
  • India's VOC port invites bids for box terminal duo
    Project includes construction and 45-year concession for two 2m teu capacity terminals
  • US fund launches legal bid to block CMB takeover of Euronav
    US fund investor FourWorld Capital Management, which has amassed a 2.4% stake in Euronav, has accused CMB of disseminating false...
  • Economou boosts OceanPal stake to more than 12%
    OceanPal is one of four US-listed shipping companies in which Greek magnate has built up a position lately
  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen doubles vehicle carrier orderbook as it declares options
    With Wallenius Wilhelmsen's latest order, 195 pure car and truck carriers have been ordered since 2020
  • MOL, K Line push on with carbon capture projects
    MOL is working on a second CCUS project in Australia. K Line has brought in strong players to its Malaysian...
  • Ocean Alliance extends membership through to 2032
    As the other alliances face a shake-up, the Ocean Alliance has agreed a five-year extension from 2027
  • Daily Briefing
    War halves Ukraine's maritime trade | Costs mount as UN's FSO Safer operation remains on hold in Yemen | West...

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The Journal of Commerce web site
FEBRUARY 27, 2024
  • Combined MSC service stretches from Baltics to South America's West Coast
    The Port of Jacksonville said the first ship on the newly combined trans-Atlantic and north-south service from Mediterranean Shipping Co. called the port this month.
  • Jackson out as CEO of Knight-Swift; CFO Miller promoted to top job
    The leadership change atop the largest US truckload provider will likely come as a "significant surprise" to the market, according to one industry analyst.
  • Managing transshipment hubs key to success of Gemini alliance: Drewry
    The hub-and-spoke model designed by Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd will depend heavily on the reliability of shuttle and transshipment operations to and from mainline terminals, according to the maritime consultancy.
  • Hamburg follows North Europe port rivals with drop in 2023 volume
    A faltering German economy, weak consumer demand and geopolitics are having a negative effect on Europe's largest container gateways.
  • Market headwinds, industry inertia put visibility cooperative on hold
    Big name visibility providers, including project44 and FourKites, banded together in 2021 to standardize data elements for customers, but the initiative has been shelved due to a lack of progress.
  • Volume uncertainty shrouds carriers' March pricing plans on Indian trades
    Forwarders believe carriers are now a bit uncertain about their ability to secure enough cargo from shippers for spot bookings given that some exporters are known to have put their orders on hold because of high ocean rates and other challenges.

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TradeWinds web site
FEBRUARY 27, 2024
  • Norwegian Cruise stock surge adds $1.3bn to market cap as bookings reach 'all-time high'
    Miami cruise giant expects adjusted profits to double in 2024
  • US blacklists first shipowner for supporting Houthis since terrorist designation
    Ship accused of ship-to-ship transfer with another sanctioned tanker
  • FuelEU Maritime: The simple formula turbocharging investment in shipping
    ABS chief executive explains how EU regulation will shape shipping's lexicon
  • US blacklists first shipowner for supporting Houthis since terrorist designation
    Ship accused of ship-to-ship transfer with another sanctioned tanker
  • Ninety-five newbuildings needed to cover LNG project demand, says GTT
    Company reveals that QatarEnergy is expected to boost its Q-Max orders to 18 vessels
  • Germany's latest two FSRUs line up to start work
    First ship goes on-site at Lubmin facility while second awaits call up for delayed Stade terminal
  • Havila financial adjustments drag on fourth-quarter performance
    Company reverses depreciation and adjusts debts
  • Eni's Congo FLNG project starts loading initial cargo onto GasLog LNG carrier
    West African nation becomes newest member of LNG producers' club
  • US blacklists tanker shipowner as VLCC with $100m cargo heads to China
    Iranian defence ministry accused of organising the shipment on the Panama-flagged Kohana
  • Star Bulk struck again? Shipowner linked to capesize sale amid soaring vessel values
    US-listed owner understood to have struck its 18th secondhand ship deal in a year
  • Centerline snaps up JMB Shipping to boost Jones Act tank-barge capacity
    Takeover will see JMB's 'highly desirable' assets bolted on to buyer's fleet
  • Hoegh Autoliners in the money, selling a ship and grabbing another
    Oslo-based car carrier company divests vessel while exercising purchase option on ship it already operates
  • Eight-year-old VLCC sells for close to newbuild price as asset values run hot
    Crude carrier is last of a quartet of ships jointly owned by Awilco and TRF
  • Shadow fleet 'tops 700 ships' as sanctions squeeze out Western players
    Shipbroker BRS says vessels involved in hauling sanctioned cargoes amounts to 8% of active global fleet
  • Japan tops league of world's most valuable shipping fleets
    VesselsValue analysis shows China is not far behind as the Far East continues to dominate
  • Higher costs drag down full-year profit at Algoma Central
    Canadian shipowner expects fleet renewal plan to help drive improved performance
  • KNOT marketing shuttle tankers for charter or sale as Brazilian market tightens
    Aberdeen-based specialist bullish on employment prospects as demand rises, but could offload tonnage
  • MOL's Arc7 LNG carriers for Russia delayed, but not sanctioned
    Ship deliveries for Arctic LNG project set back due to labour issues at South Korean yards, owner says
  • 'False and misleading materials': US shareholder FourWorld seeks to block CMB's Euronav takeover
    John Addis-founded fund trying for injunction to stop Saverys family buying up remaining stock in tanker owner
  • Low-profile London shipowner secures series of charters as it blazes fleet renewal path
    Ashley Group Holdings Limited has shipping roots going back a century
  • Plummeting cargo volumes from Houthi Red Sea attacks risk further destabilising region, says Bimco
    Shipping organisation suggests 21% drop in regional cargo volumes due to Houthi attacks and vessels avoiding the region
  • Trio of big names in LNG jump into methane abatement group
    Top four technology providers identified to produce feasibility studies
  • Jinhui Shipping's results hit by big impairments on older vessels
    Shipowner is making moves to renew its bulker fleet, for which book values outstrip earnings potential
  • Boss Lars Skarsgard builds Belships stake with share buys
    CEO of bulker owner has a holding valued at $11.5m if options are included
  • Asset-hungry investor Bridgefort Maritime ready to treble container ship fleet
    Investment firm sets ambitious target of a dozen ships with backing of sovereign wealth fund
  • NCL says no cholera on board as Norwegian Dawn docks in Mauritius
    Vessel had been barred from Port Louis over fear of outbreak
  • Ninety-five LNG carrier newbuilding needed to cover LNG project demand, says GTT
    Company reveals that QatarEnergy is expected to boost its Q-Max orders to 18 vessels
  • CMA CGM, Cosco and others agree to extend Ocean Alliance pact for five more years
    CEOs sign new deal as Rodolphe Saade promises strength through diversity
  • Golden Energy Offshore mulls dividend after finishing 2023 in the black
    Owner teases dividends but is noncommittal on timing as profitability and backlog grows
  • Siem Offshore shrugs off seasonal slowdowns thanks to sector upturn
    Kristian Siem company back to profitability as demand for vessels rises
  • VLCC owners desperate after Brazilian cargo receives 12 offers amid rate plunge
    Brokers report keen interest in loadings as fixtures for March lag usual levels
  • Has Star Bulk struck again? Shipowner linked to capesize sale amid soaring vessel values
    US-listed owner understood to have struck its 18th secondhand ship deal in a year
  • Houthis link Rubymar salvage to Gaza aid as stricken vessel leaks fuel
    Yemeni group says general cargo ship could be towed if humanitarian conditions met
  • CMA CGM faces bidding war for logistics takeover target
    French giant has already upped its offer for London-listed logistics firm once
  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen doubles up with order for more methanol car carriers
    Norwegian owner declares option for next-generation Shaper Class vessels
  • Core Power again taps US Navy expertise as it grows leadership team
    Appointment follows hiring of former Nuclear Regulatory Commission chief of staff
  • Tanker bottleneck grows off Venezuela as PDVSA struggles with cargo delivery
    National oil company seeking to ramp up shipments
  • GTT embarks on hunt for new CEO as returns for 2023 soar
    Company adds new Danish outfit to its smart shipping line-up
  • MPC Container Ships profit falls as it takes impairment loss
    Owner sold 2,800-teu Clarita for $10.3m
  • Marinakis' Capital Group linked to new top-dollar LNG carrier quartet at Hyundai shipyard
    Greek shipowner's 174,000-cbm newbuildings scheduled for delivery in 2028
  • Greek shipowner Thenamaris linked to lucrative sale in red-hot capesize market
    Company said to be selling mid-aged bulker at a profit after owning vessel for nine years
  • Cyprus Sea Lines says fishing net was catalyst for Aussie bulker ban
    Bulker operator also blames communication problems with authorities on time zone differences
  • Higher costs help drag down full-year profit at Algoma Central
    Canadian shipowner expects fleet renewal plan to help drive improved company performance
  • Marinakis' Capital Group linked to new top-dollar LNG carrier quartet at Hyundai yard
    Greek shipowner's four 174,000-cbm newbuildings scheduled for delivery in 2028
  • Methanol move a 'leap of faith', says Unifeeder's Jesper Kristensen
    Boss of DP World-owned feeder operator hopes gamble to drive green transitions will pay off
  • VLCC giant CSET has the power to boost balance sheet as earnings jump, says tipster
    Simply Wall Street says borrowings can be handled easily as Chinese owner's fleet expands

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American Shipper web site
FEBRUARY 27, 2024
  • Cargojet sees strong volumes after 2023 fleet reversal
    Canadian operator Cargojet sharply scaled back fleet investments last year to stabilize the bottom line but reports the Q4 upturn in air cargo business carried over to the new year.

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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
Le Aziende informano
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
Visual Sailing List
Departure ports
Arrival ports by:
- alphabetical order
- country
- geographical areas
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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