2017 November 10
Vitaly Klyuyev: “Seafarers training system in Russia complies with international standards”
The system of training and certification of seafarers in Russia has been brought into compliance with the international requirements. Major efforts of the Transport Ministry and other ad hoc agencies have lead up to that. In his interview with IAA PortNews, Vitaly Klyuyev, Director of RF Transport Ministry's Department of State Policy for Maritime and River Transport, tells about training of shipboard personnel and about changes in the system of industry-specific education.
2018 September 20
Novatek: we team up with Tschudi Shipping over reloading of LNG in Norwegian waters
The two companies have signed an agreement which allows for ship-to-ship reloading in Norway. The agreement has a time frame of 2-3 years and will provide a temporary logistics solution for Novatek...Novatek: we team up with Tschudi Shipping over reloading of LNG in Norwegian waters
Is Russia Smuggling Fuel To North Korea?
This week United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley publicly accused Russia of “cheating” and "actively working to undermine" sanctions imposed by the U.N. on North Korea...Is Russia Smuggling Fuel To North Korea?
Vympel Design Bureau to Complete “4 in 1” Support Vessel Project By the Yearend
By the end of 2018, Vympel Design Bureau (Nizhny Novgorod, Russia) will develop a technical project of the multifunctional support vessel for the Russian Navy’s auxiliary fleet...Vympel Design Bureau to Complete “4 in 1” Support Vessel Project By the Yearend
2018 September 18
Novatek and Rosatom to co-operate on LNG-powered Arctic icebreakers
Novatek and Rosatom have agreed to establish a joint venture that would build, finance and operate a fleet of LNG-powered icebreakers...Novatek and Rosatom to co-operate on LNG-powered Arctic icebreakers
2018 September 17
Russian Fishery CEO targets global expansion, eyes more vessel orders
Russian Fishery Company (RFC) is embarking on an $800 million-plus vessel and plant building program in its home country, but the firm’s new CEO also wants to be a big player on the global stage...Russian Fishery CEO targets global expansion, eyes more vessel orders
Sea freight service between N. Korea and Vladivostok to begin Tuesday: Interfax
A new freight shipping service between North Korea’s Rajin Port and Russia’s Vladivostok Port is set to begin Tuesday...Sea freight service between N. Korea and Vladivostok to begin Tuesday: Interfax