Thyssenkrupp, Tata Steel agree to forge Europe’s No. 2 steelmaker

Essen - Companies sign memorandum of understanding: expect annual synergies of 400 mln-600 mln euros. Expect up to 4,000 job cuts, 8 pct of joint workforce.


Cruise traffic drops in Italy but grows in La Spezia

Soon to be unveiled an integrated hub with Marina di Carrara


Leonardo’s concerns about the STX matter

Rome - “The goal is to create a solution that will prevent the Italian economy from losing out” a source pointed out.


MSC, negotiations with Fincantieri over new orders

Rome - The construction of at least a couple of new ships seems firmly on the table, but the “MSC dossier” is still under wraps.


CMA CGM sees calmer waters for container shipping, looks landwards

Paris - Container lines, which transport everything from televisions to fresh fruit and dominate global freight volumes, are emerging from a severe downturn that culminated in last year’s collapse of South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping.

China, Singapore look to put difficulties behind them
Possible Thales, Leonardo role in Franco-Italian ship talks
A dead dictator, his rusting boat and a fight for history / GALLERY
U.S. refiner Phillips 66 charters foreign vessel after Jones Act waiver
Construction work begins on Costa Smeralda