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COSCO starts new service with Hapag-Lloyd and ONE
ONE: Genoa receives its first magenta ship

ONE: Genoa receives its first magenta ship

Genoa - When it reached port she was hard to miss.Ocean Network Express’ (ONE) “Blue Jay” is the first magenta-colored container ship to call at the port of Genoa. The 360-meter long, 14,000 TEU ship, which set off from Asia, was docked this week at PSA Terminal’s Pra quay

Weaker scrubber demand takes shine off Alfa Laval’s results
Aida wants to be emission-neutral by 2023
U.S. releases MSC vessel seized with 20 tons of cocaine
Damen chooses Wärtsilä’s propulsion solution
Turkey says EU funding cuts will not affect its drilling off Cyprus
European gas prices exceed Asian spot LNG

European gas prices exceed Asian spot LNG

London - European gas hub prices have risen above the price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on the Asian spot market in a rare occurrence that largely rules out arbitrage of LNG cargoes from the Atlantic to the Pacific basins

Hapag-Lloyd offers new African service
Piraeus Bank explores Asiatic partnership
“Diversity and inclusion improve companies revenue” / INTERVIEW
ONE takes over a new 14,000 TEUs ship

ONE takes over a new 14,000 TEUs ship

Singapore - The Japanese container shipping company Ocean Network Express, ONE, has announced the delivery of the 14,000 TEU containership “ONE Cygnus” at Japan Marine United Corporation’s shipyard at Kure, Hiroshima

“Italy is defaulting on nuclear waste” says EU Court
UnipolSai bets on renewables

UnipolSai bets on renewables

Bologna - Italian insurance group Unipol increases its commitment on the renewable energy sector and creates Unipolsai Energia, it is announced from company’s headquarter. Up to 2018, Unipol has invested 326 million euros in funds and investments to implement the UN 2030 agenda for sustainable development

ANIA insurers hold 15% of Italian public debt

ANIA insurers hold 15% of Italian public debt

Rome - The insurance industry gives a “still significant support” for Italian public debt, noted the president of ANIA (the National Association of Italian Insurers) Maria Bianca Farina, specifying in the report to the annual meeting that government Italian bonds touch around 40% of total insurance companies investments

Atlantia mulls a 35-40% share in Alitalia

Atlantia mulls a 35-40% share in Alitalia

Rome - Atlantia  is preparing to enter the game for the rescue of  Alitalia, Il Sole 24 Ore writes. The highway group  controlled by the Benetton family is considering to  present an expression of interest for the share of  missing capital in the Newco Nuova Alitalia

Fimer acquires ABB solar activities

Fimer acquires ABB solar activities

Milan - Fimer, a company active in the market of inverters for renewable energy for «utility steps», has signed an agreement with ABB for the acquisition of the solar inverter business of the Swedish-Swedish multinational group

Intermarine delivers UNPAV “Cabrini” to Italian Navy

Intermarine delivers UNPAV “Cabrini” to Italian Navy

La Spezia - Intermarine, a subsidiary of the industrial group IMMSI, announces that it has been delivered to the Italian Navy an UNPAV unit (High Speed Multi-Purpose Vessel), called “Angelo Cabrini”. The ship, delivered in line with the timing of the schedule is the first of a wide multiple order consisting of two units

CSIC accelerates smart shipbuilding
Samsung build world’s largest container ship for MSC
Wärtsilä and COSCO join forces in scrubber industry
ZIM expands cooperation with the 2M Alliance
UK-flagged tanker reported “safe and well” after stop in Gulf
Maersk raises prices for Gulf-bound containers

Maersk raises prices for Gulf-bound containers

Copenaghen - A.P. Moller-Maersk have joined other major container shipping companies in increasing prices for sending containers into the Persian Gulf in response to the heightened risk of military conflict in the area

Rotterdam and Berlin want a better Rhine corridor
EU Commission approves acquisition of Flybe

EU Commission approves acquisition of Flybe

Brussels - The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of UK regional air carrier Flybe by Connect Airways, a consortium by Virgin Atlantic, Stobart Aviation and Cyrus

Ports of Genoa propose incentives on cold ironing

Ports of Genoa propose incentives on cold ironing

Genova - «From the economic point of view the cold ironing is a bloodbath: for shipowners, ports, terminal operators ». Believe it, if a say it is Davide Sciutto, responsible Technological systems of the Port System Authority Genova-Savona (Ports of Genoa)

Italy judge rules to free “Sea Watch 3” captain

Italy judge rules to free “Sea Watch 3” captain

Rome - The sea captain who rammed a police boat while bringing 40 rescued migrants to an Italian port had been warned to stay out of must be freed from house arrest, a judge ruled Tuesday in a decision that angered the Italian government minister who had declared the defiant mariner an outlaw

Antwerp in search of a 7 million TEUs additional capacity
Robots versus workers in the port of LA
TomTom Index: Genoa’s traffic too high
Maersk launches technology to simplify supply chains
Hyperloop reveals new guidelines

Hyperloop reveals new guidelines

Los Angeles - Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has met with officials from the United States Department of Transportation, USDOT, at HyperloopTT’s research facilities in Toulouse, France

Shipbuilder Ulstein remains in the red zone
Inland shipping grows in the North West Central Corridor
Green fuels, Maersk tests used cooking oil

Green fuels, Maersk tests used cooking oil

Copenaghen - A new new carbon neutral product – the first of its kind in the industry - is being piloted with select Maersk customers who are highly engaged in sustainable solutions for their supply chain

Netherland’s Mammoet grows on the Gulf of Mexico
Wärtsilä supports Italy in reaching energy targets
“Oil demand to fall by 400,000 bpd in 2020”

“Oil demand to fall by 400,000 bpd in 2020”

Oslo - The OPEC+ countries will not be able to increase their collective oil production levels in the second half of 2019 without having a detrimental effect on oil prices, writes Norway’s research firm Rystad Energy in its last report

Meyer Turku to build new Carnival LNG cruise ship
Brexit, Cork and Amsterdam sign agreement
MSC to boost Costa Rican pineapples’s export
MSC buys a 49% stake in Messina

MSC buys a 49% stake in Messina

Genoa - The world’s no. 2 container line Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)has acquired a 49% stake in smaller Italian counterpart Messina, in another sign of consolidation in the sector

Fitch: “3D Printing will affect ports”
Bimco: “Container market demand weakens”
South Korea and Britain’s post Brexit deal
Australia to become top world’s LNG producer
Maersk and IBM launch blockchain platform in Russia
Canada invests in port to increase traffic with Europe