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A global network for italian shipowners / EDITORIAL

A global network for italian shipowners / EDITORIAL

The authorisation from the Ministry of Transport allows ABS to check the compliance of Italian flagged vessels with the main International Conventions on safety and prevention of pollution: the international Load Line, the SOLAS and MARPOL conventions.

Suez Authority extends toll cuts for dry bulkers

Suez Authority extends toll cuts for dry bulkers

Port Said - The Suez Canal Authority has extended the discount offered to dry bulk vessels back in April 2017 until the end of 2018. Specifically, a 75% rebate of the canal transit tolls is being offered to laden or ballast dry bulk vessels coming or heading to ports at South West, South and East of Australia

“How RAM will serve to relaunch logistics” / INTERVIEW
Shipowners return to buying ways

Shipowners return to buying ways

Genova - There were 411 newbuilds contracted by ship owners in 2017(20,000 DWT bulk carriers and above, 30,000 DWT tankers and above, 500 TEU container ships and above), compared to 166 vessels during the previous year

Healthier new year for container market

Healthier new year for container market

London - The containership charter market has entered 2018 in a much healthier state than it was a year ago, but shipowners remain concerned about the impact of liner consolidation on vessel employment. Alphaliner’s charter index finished 2017 46% higher than 12 months previously

DP World invested US $1-billion in 2017

DP World invested US $1-billion in 2017

Dubai - Growing global trade opportunities, diversifying its business across the supply chain and exploring smart innovation technologies were key strands of DP World’s operations in 2017 which included over US $1 billion in capital expenditure year to date

9,000 TEU container ship arrives in Livorno

9,000 TEU container ship arrives in Livorno

Livorno - The Harbourmaster’s Office of Livorno has authorized the entryof the “MSC Adelaide” into port, a 300m long and 48m wide container carrier with a capacity of almost 9,000 TEU. This is the sixth MSC ship that the port of Livorno has received

EU lawmakers back exports control on spying technology

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