• 2020 July 31 18:26

    Fincantieri BOD approves 1H 2020 results

    The Board of Directors of FINCANTIERI S.p.A., chaired by Giampiero Massolo, has examined and approved the Half year report at 30 June 2020, prepared in accordance with the international financial reporting standards (IAS/IFRS), the company said in its release.

     The Board of Directors also appointed Mr. Fabio Gallia as General Manager of the Company, wishing him the best. The Board is positive that Mr. Gallia, with his commitment and his professionalism, will contribute to the achievement of increasingly challenging and ambitious goals for the Group.

    The Board then expressed its gratitude to Mr. Alberto Maestrini for the professionalism, the commitment and abnegation he exercised during his tenure as General Manager, wishing him the best for the prestigious professional challenges that he will embrace within the Group.

     During the Board meeting Giuseppe Bono, Chief Executive Officer of Fincantieri, said: “

     We faced this - for many reasons - dramatic time with the utmost determination as so the company would emerge from it stronger than before. This approach has proven right and it has allowed us not only to avoid any order cancellation, but, at the same time, to win noteworthy tenders. Our backlog has reached, once again, a new record. Today we can claim not only the world leadership in the construction of cruise ships, but also the one for the naval surface ships.

     We lived the Coronavirus emergency, safeguarding our people and our subcontractors, representing a primary assets for Fincantieri and for the Country. We succeeded as we implemented some safety measures appreciated by more than 91% of the appreciation of our employees, as resulted by a survey carried out throughout the Group. It is worth remarking that at the current moment the presence of staff in our facilities stands at 30,000 people. It is evident that our economic and financial results are influenced by the production slowdown due to the Coronavirus. However, our current backlog allows us to look at the future with confidence, confirming a workload for the next 6/7 years with consequent financial and economic performances in line with the previous Business Plan’s targets. With regard to the other decisions taken by the Board of Directors, I would like thank Mr. Alberto Maestrini not only for the great dedication and professionalism excerised during its tenure of General Manager over the past four years but also for the absolute loyalty to the company in which he will continue to embrace important and delicate roles. My personal welcome, along with the one of the company, goes to Mr. Fabio Gallia, appointed by the Board as the new General Manager. His prestigious roles as Chief Executive Officer in many leading Italian companies and as member of numerous Board of Directors mirror his outstanding professional expertise”.




2020 August 8

15:32 NOAA, U.S. Navy will increase nation’s unmanned maritime systems operations
14:31 Sanmars Sirapinar commences operations in Baltic Sea
13:42 USCG accepts newest fast response cutter
12:03 SCHOTTEL propulsion for first-class expedition cruise vessels
11:18 Australia’s new icebreaker on the move

2020 August 7

18:32 Maersk revamps Europe to Middle East & Indian Subcontinent network
18:00 Rosmorport's to beef up its icebreaking fleet to 38 units in 2020
17:00 World’s first zero-emissions top handlers performing well at Port of Los Angeles
16:01 Port of HaminaKotka seven-month volume fell 16.7%
15:09 Launching of Russia’s first LNG-powered passenger ship Chaika held at Zelenodolsk Shipyard
14:21 North Carolina Ports records year-over-year increases in Fiscal Year 2020
14:09 Cargo traffic at Port Kavkaz in January-July rose 9%
13:21 ABP invests in Port of Lowestoft to support UK Southern North Sea energy sector
13:19 Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard hosts launching ceremony for the RSD59 series MS Pola Marina
12:49 Rosmorport plans expansion of its fleet by 24 newbuilds
12:08 Jan De Nul signs contract with Dogger Bank Wind Farm
11:22 The second tanker manufactured in Azerbaijan launched for the next stage of construction
10:37 MSC’s Golden Horn service links China, Korea & Russia’s east coast
09:59 Ecochlor receives IMO BWMS Code Type Approval
09:51 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Aug 07
09:16 Baltic Dry Index as of Aug 6
09:12 Crude futures prices turn down again

2020 August 6

19:00 FSL Trust agrees to sell three containerships
18:27 Sumitomo Heavy Industries has been granted an “Approval in Principle” for a medium-size high-pressure LNG dual-fueled tanker
18:21 Port of Rostov-on-Don seven-month volume rises 4% to 12.7 million tonnes
18:07 ICTSI 1H2020 net income down 12% to US$113.4mln
17:26 Royal IHC awarded major contract for supply of FPSO equipment for Yinson
17:25 Vodohod’s newbuild Mustai Karim arrives at Saint Petersburg
16:36 Nevsky Shipyard launches the Pavel Leonov, last ship of PV22 series duo
16:15 North Sea Port, Flemish Waterways plc, Port of Antwerp, Port of Oostende, Port of Zeebrugge, the Agency for Maritime and Coastal Services, and the Joint Nautical Management to introduce SWINg in 2021
15:43 Zelenodolsk Shipyard to host tomorrow launching and keel-laying ceremonies
15:41 Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships Port Network was established in Singapore
14:27 MABUX Bunker Weekly Review
13:54 Tolyattii bound heavylift project cargo successfully handled at Port Bronka
13:27 Alaska Marine Lines rail barges upgrade ballast systems
12:46 Davie confirms polar leadership with icebreaker launch
12:35 Transit container transport by RZD network soars 30% in Jan-Jul
11:40 CMA CGM to launch its ever-faster service connecting Spain with Algeria
11:35 Carnival Cruise Line joins industrywide pause in U.S. through October 31
10:18 Shell signs charter contracts for six newbuild LNG carriers
10:15 Fourth IMO Greenhouse Gas Study: Shipping emissions are projected to increase by up to 50% until 2050, relative to 2018
09:58 The Flemish government, Port of Antwerp and SeReAnt together improve the water quality at the Port of Antwerp
09:26 Baltic Dry Index as of Aug 5
09:21 Crude futures prices resume climb
09:10 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Aug 06
08:11 NYK starts operation of its first finished-car logistics terminal in Japan

2020 August 5

18:57 Valenciaport triples air quality control cabins
18:16 U.S. Coast Guard suspends search for missing spearfisher off Maui
18:04 Port of Helsinki turnover decreased by 26.7% to EUR 33.4 million in January–June 2020
17:35 A delegation of the Port of Gdansk visits Klaipeda
17:06 Voluntary ship slowdown through Swiftsure Bank begins August 1
16:49 Mississippi River will get deeper
16:39 MOL introduces FOCUS Project Part Ⅲ: Virtual Ship Visit Application 'Fleet Tour'
16:29 Admiralty Shipyards starts building fourth CT-192 series trawler the Kapitan Martynov
15:27 Solstad secures contract from BP for three vessels in Australia
14:38 ABS to class first Taiwan-built offshore installation vessel
13:22 Hurtigruten temporarily suspends all expedition cruises
13:18 Krasnoye Sormovo to launch the MS Pola Marina cargo ship on August 7
13:12 The Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company completes the upgrade of more than 18,000m2 of storage yard
13:08 Concept of a modular composite fishing boat gets the thumbs up from MARINET