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Confitarma, council secures Mattioli’s candidacy

Confitarma, council secures Mattioli’s candidacy

Rome - Those present recount that when the scrutineers emerged with the resultsof the voting process for the new composition of Confitarma’s council, the tension was palpable, and a brief awkward silence ensued: the name Cesare d’Amico was not on the list

Owners and unions at loggerheads in Spain

Owners and unions at loggerheads in Spain

Barcelona - The general assembly of the Spanish owners’ association Anesco has votedagainst accepting a pre-agreement reached with stevedoring unions, claiming it is anti-competitive and in breach of proposed new government legislation, which the unions oppose. A new proposal will be sent to the trade unions today

Corsica Ferries, new lines and new jobs
Confitarma: Anti-Mattioli faction gains traction

Confitarma: Anti-Mattioli faction gains traction

Rome - Everyone was hoping for a seamless transition, instead nominating a new leadership threatens to become a battlefield. Today, in Rome, the wise men of shipowners’ association Confitarma were supposed to conclude final consultations and emerge with an agreed-on compromise

Star Bulk acquires a modern Supramax vessel

Star Bulk acquires a modern Supramax vessel

Athens - Star Bulk Carriers,a global shipping company focusing on the transportation of dry bulk cargoes, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a Supramax dry bulk carrier from an unaffiliated third party

China buying more oil from US, North Sea
Qatari LNG route to Europe round Africa is nothing new
Drewry’s World Container Index down by 0.5% on the week

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