Lloyd Triestino Changes Focus, Name
P L Maneschi, Chairman of Lloyd Triestino di Navigazione SpA, has announced that with effect from 1 March 2006 the name of the shipping company will be changed to Italia Marittima SpA and will be known by the acronym ITS. Mr Maneschi said the new name Italia Marittima SpA reflects the company's ambitions to strengthen its Italian national identity worldwide whilst recognising almost 170 years' presence of Lloyd Triestino in the international shipping market. At the time the shipping company was established, on 2 August 1836, Trieste and the port were part of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire and the original name of the company was Oesterreicher Lloyd. On 3 January 1919, shortly after World War I, the name changed to Lloyd Triestino.
Italia Marittima SpA Introduced
P L Maneschi, Chairman of Lloyd Triestino di Navigazione SpA, has announced that with effect from 1March 1, the name of the shipping company will be changed to Italia Marittima SpA and will be known by the acronym ITS. Mr Maneschi said the new name Italia Marittima SpA reflects the company's ambitions to strengthen its Italian national identity worldwide whilst recognising almost 170 years' presence of Lloyd Triestino in the international shipping market. At the time the shipping company was established, on 2 August 1836 , Trieste and the port were part of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire and the original name of the company was Oesterreicher Lloyd. On 3 January 1919 , shortly after World War I, the name changed to Lloyd Triestino.
Recognition for Lloyd Triestino
The Italian container shipping line Lloyd Triestino di Navigazione SpA has taken a major step forward in gearing itself for further expansion. Its management and operational standards have been approved as conforming to the international quality management system standard ISO 9001:2000. The standard, introduced at the end of last year, is designed to ensure that companies focus their management systems on meeting the needs and service requirements of their customers. The assessment, which was conducted by Det Norske Veritas, specifically relates to Lloyd Triestino?s business as a provider of intermodal liner services with full container vessels. The formal presentation of the certificate took place in Trieste at the company"s headquarters on September 25.
Lloyd Triestino Makes Maiden Voyage Into U. S. Ports
Lloyd Triestino, the Italian container shipping line, will make its maiden voyage into U. S. ports this week for its new weekly service between the Far East, the Caribbean, and South Atlantic U.S. East Coast. The first ship, the Ever Guide, will make its first call at Port Everglades on May 15; Savannah, May 17, and Norfolk on May 19. The joint service with Zim Israel Navigation (named AUX), is utilizing nine fully cellular 2,700 TEU vessels. The service will cover ports in the Peoples Republic of China, South Korea, Central America, the Caribbean and U. S. South Atlantic ports.
Lloyd Triestino and CMA CGM to Co-operate on the Transpacific
Italian carrier Lloyd Triestino di Navigazione SpA and the French line CMA CGM have agreed on a joint cooperative agreement in the transpacific trade. This agreement, which is still subject to approval by the relevant governmental authorities, will consist of an exchange of slots between the TPX service of CMA CGM and the CPN/CPS loops of the China-West Coast North America service of LT. It will also enable both carriers to upgrade services for customers without adding to the capacity already offered on transpacific trades. Approvals are expected within early May after which each carrier will take 200 TEU on each other's service each week both eastbound and westbound.
Lloyd Triestino Enhances Website
customers' needs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. release information and service maps. assigned a personal Logon ID. functions to help save time and costs. directly from the new homepage. when a BL is ready for viewing or printing. be received via e-mail. from the same BL processing screen. on. all of the upcoming sailing options available between selected ports. Sailing schedules can also be received via e-mail. the comfort of his or her desk. the US Customs 24-hour advance cargo manifest requirements.
Lloyd Triestino To Offer Transpacific Fast Shuttles
Italy's Lloyd Triestino (LT) will offer its customers on the transpacific much faster transit times following the re-scheduling of the weekly HTW and TPN services. The changes to these services are expected to take effect in May 2001. The HTW service is operated under a slot-charter agreement with Evergreen. At the present time, it is operated by six 3,428 TEU vessels which round-trip in 42 days. By end May, these ships will have been replaced by one 5,364 TEU and three 4,211 TEU ships, all capable of maintaining a 25-knot service speed. The HTW service will have the following port rotation: Los Angeles - Kaohsiung - Hong Kong - Los Angeles.
Port of Tacoma Posts Record Year
generated operating revenue of $72.9 million, up 19 percent from 2001. previous record was set in 2000 at $62.3 million. Director. on our laurels. units) -- an 11.4 percent increase from 2001. be exceeded. that Phase 1 of the new terminal is scheduled for completion in late 2004. was the largest single factor in this growth. (transfers of containers between ship and rail) increased markedly in 2002. percent from 2001. led by a 69 percent gain at the North Intermodal Yard (NIM). Corp. and from "K" Line's partnership with Hanjin Shipping Co., Ltd. significantly expanding its cargo volume through Tacoma. Transportation.
Faster Med Service
At the beginning of April 2004, Hapag-Lloyd will offer its customers an improved and expanded European Express Service (EEX), linking northern Europe with Italy and the eastern Mediterranean with weekly departures on fixed days. Customers will benefit from the new and faster ships deployed for the service. With the calls at Lisbon and now also Gioia Tauro, excellent links will be provided with Hapag-Lloyd's American and Asian services. Very good links will also be offered with Scandinavia and the Baltic states. The service will involve four containerships operating in the following rotation: Rotterdam, Hamburg, Antwerp, Lisbon, Gioia Tauro, Taranto, Piraeus, Istanbul, Izmir, Taranto and Rotterdam again. Hapag-Lloyd introduced the EEX service along with Lloyd Triestino and Hatsu Marine Ltd.
Evergreen Italy SpA to represent the Evergreen Group in Italy
The Evergreen Group has established a new liner agency company in Italy, Evergreen Italy SpA, as a joint venture with the company's long-standing partner and agent, Greensisam SpA. With effect from 1 January, 2006, Evergreen Italy SpA will represent all three Evergreen Group shipping lines, namely Evergreen Marine Corporation, Hatsu Marine Ltd and Lloyd Triestino di Navigazione SpA. Tecnomar SpA will continue to represent Lloyd Triestino in the Italian market as sub agent to Evergreen Italy. Evergreen Italy SpA will be headquartered in Livorno and have branch offices in Genoa, Milan, Trieste, Venice and Taranto. With such a comprehensive network…
ZIM Introduced Fourth Service
With the first call of container vessel Marseille Star at the HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai on August 22 at the Port of in Hamburg, ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. has started its fourth service to the USA. The service is being offered together with Italia Marittima, formerly Lloyd Triestino. The ports of Antwerp, Hamburg, Liverpool, New York and Savannah will be called weekly. For the new service four ships of 1900 to 2000 TEU are being used. They call at Northern European and American ports in a weekly rhythm. • from Hamburg by transhipment via Bremerhaven to the US Gulf Ports by transhipment via Kingston. Thus, at present ZIM offers up to three daily departures from Northern Europe to the USA.
Evergreen Launches Another Asia/US Service
Following congestion on the US West Coast towards the end of 2004, the pressure has been on carriers to launch additional services via the Panama Canal. The Evergreen Group has responded to this challenge by introducing new services of its own and complementing these with slot charter arrangements with other carriers. Together with Cosco Container Lines (Coscon), Evergreen Marine Corporation (EMC) is launching a new service linking China with the southern states of the US. Designated the CUE service, it will link the ports of Shanghai, Yantian and Hong Kong with Evergreen’s Panamanian hub terminal, Colon Container Terminal (CCT), Savannah and Miami.
Evergreen, Port of Tacoma Use Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel
In an effort to protect Puget Sound air quality, the Evergreen Group has announced that all diesel-powered equipment at the Port of Tacoma's Pierce County Terminal is required to use ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) fuel. Evergreen's announcement came just months after the Port of Tacoma Commission directed that all diesel equipment at Port-operated facilities should use ULSD fuel. While the decision increases the operational costs for Evergreen, use of the more expensive fuel has tangible benefits for the environment and the community. This "greening of Evergreen" has been mandated by the career-long philosophy of Evergreen Group Chairman Dr. Y F Chang, who believes all shipowners have a responsibility to minimize the impact of their operations on the global environment - at any cost.
Tacoma Intermodal Yard Sets Record
The Port of Tacoma's North Intermodal Yard (NIM) handled a record 7,312 intermodal lifts (transfers of containers between ship and rail) from February 8-14. The yard, which serves Evergreen Marine Corp. (Taiwan) and "K" Line (Japan), is opening 2003 like it closed 2002. lockout. percent. direct-China service to Tacoma. Port's new computerized intermodal management system. carrier operation in the Western United States. start construction later this year. the second all-straddle carrier operation on the West Coast. delayed in the wake of the October 2002 labor lockout. Manager. to increase by 5 percent. Ljungren concluded.
Port of Tacoma Celebrate Opening of Olympic Container Terminal
The Port of Tacoma celebrated its third major container terminal grand opening of 2005. For officials of Taiwan-based Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation, the Port and more than 200 guests, the event was highlighted by a traditional Lion Dance, meant to bestow good fortune at the new Olympic Container Terminal. The newly renovated, 54-acre (21.6-hectare) Olympic Container Terminal (OCT) is located on the Port's deep-water Sitcum Waterway, adjacent to the on-dock North Intermodal Yard and just a few miles from Interstate 5 and other major highways. "As the gateway to the Pacific Northwest, the Port of Tacoma is ideal for Yang Ming Line," said Spring C.C. Wu, President of Yang Ming (America) Corporation.
Transpacific Vessel Capacity Resumes Growth
Total vessel capacity supply by ocean carriers on the transpacific trade has started increasing again, according to a report released this week by ComPair Data Inc. Weekly eastbound transpacific capacity expanded by 2 percent between January and April 2002, to 201,000 TEUs, while the latest capacity count also represents a 4-percent increase when compared to April last year. of 100 in April 2001) Carriers/carrier group April '01 July '01 Oct. '01 Jan. Several ocean carriers on the transpacific route made capacity cut-backs in the last three months of 2001, but this trend has now stopped, the April 2002 World Liner Supply report from ComPair Data shows.
Ocean Carriers Get Marginal Impact From Capacity Cuts
Total container capacity supply by ocean carriers on the three main east/west shipping trades rose by an average of five percent in 2001 despite the recent attempts of several carriers to remove excess capacity, according to a report released this week by ComPair Data Inc., a global ocean shipping research and information technology firm based in Jacksonville, Fla. Several ocean carriers in the transpacific and Asia/Europe routes made capacity cut-backs in the last three months of 2001, according to the January 2002 World Liner Supply report from ComPair Data, leading to an average 1-percent reduction in east/west capacity. But those reductions did not outweigh the addition of substantial new vessel capacity early last year or the ongoing expansion of other carriers…
Ocean Carriers: Marginal Impact from Capacity Cuts
Total container capacity supply by ocean carriers on the three main east/west shipping trades rose by an average of 5 percent in 2001 despite the recent attempts of several carriers to remove excess capacity, according to a report released this week by ComPair Data Inc., a global ocean shipping research and information technology firm based in Jacksonville, Fla. Several ocean carriers in the transpacific and Asia/Europe routes made capacity cut-backs in the last three months of 2001, according to the January 2002 World Liner Supply report from ComPair Data, leading to an average 1-percent reduction in east/west capacity. But those reductions did not outweigh the addition of substantial new vessel capacity early last year or the ongoing expansion of other carriers…
Hapag-Lloyd: Shipping Demand Up, More Mergers in 2018
German shipping group Hapag-Lloyd sees demand for transport growing 4 percent in 2018 and expects more shipping firms to merge in the year, the chief executive said. CEO Chief Executive Rolf Habben Jansen also said Hapag-Lloyd, which merged with its Arab peer UASC, could achieve 85 to 90 percent of targeted annual savings from the deal of $435 million this year and 100 percent from 2019. More savings could be made in future, he told reporters in Hamburg, where he reiterated guidance for rising full-year 2017 earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) and for EBIT.
Lloyd’s Surveys Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers
Senior management from BVT - a joint venture between BAE Systems and VT Group - the Ministry of Defence and Lloyd's Register met in Lloyd's Register’s London Boardroom to sign a contract for survey during construction of the Royal Navy’s two new aircraft carriers, HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales. Under the contract, Lloyd’s Register EMEA will perform the surveys required to assign the selected class notations from Lloyd’s Register’s Naval Ship Rules. The signatures of Richard Sadler…
First Containership Receives LR Cyber Notation
The newly built containership MV COSCO Shipping Aries, recently delivered to COSCO Shipping Lines, is the first ever containership to receive Lloyd’s Register’s (LR) cyber-enabled ship (CES) descriptive note “Cyber AL3 SECURE PERFORM” for its energy management system. The 20,000 TEU ship was built by Nantong COSCOS KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd (NACKS). “MV COSCO Shipping Aries is the first 20K TEU level ultra large containership built in Chinese shipyard owned by COSCO Shipping Container Lines.
Hapag-Lloyd Signs Agreement with Germanischer Lloyd
Hapag-Lloyd and Germanischer Lloyd have signed a framework agreement which covers the classification of and statutory attendance to the units sailing under GL class. This move places the partnership between GL and Hapag-Lloyd on a new and innovative footing. The agreement will automatically include all Hapag-Lloyd newbuildings classed by Germanischer Lloyd, resulting in a considerable reduction in administrative procedures. Over 40 pecent of the worldwide container ship fleet is sailing under Germanischer Lloyd class. Every second container ship is built to GL class. Besides orders for container carriers with a total tonnage of 1.7m GT, Germanischer Lloyd's order book for October 2006 also listed orders for tankers, bulk carriers and passenger ship newbuildings.
Hapag-Lloyd Holding AG to Merge with Hapag-Lloyd AG
Hapag-Lloyd Holding AG will merge with Hapag-Lloyd AG, retrospective with effect from January 1, 2013. “This step is taken in order to simplify the group structure of Hapag-Lloyd and does not have any impact on shareholder equity”, said Jürgen Weber, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Hapag-Lloyd AG. Shareholders of Hapag-Lloyd, TUI-Hapag Beteiligungs GmbH (TUI AG) and Hamburgische Seefahrtsbeteiligung “Albert Ballin“ GmbH & Co KG (“Albert Ballin“ consortium), now hold a direct share in Hapag-Lloyd AG. The merger has no impact on consolidated financial statements of Germany’s largest liner shipping company. The holding structure was set up during the takeover of the majority of Hapag-Lloyd by the Hamburg-based “Albert Ballin“ consortium in 2008/09.