2018 June 18
German Zverev: “Fishing companies are ready to invest in new ships but it depends on shipbuilding”
Russia’s fishery segment embarks on large scale fleet renovation. German Zverev, President of the All-Russian Association of Fishing Industry, Businessmen and Exporters, tells IAA PortNews about this process and challenges thereof.
2018 June 9
Through rough ways to fishing
Russia’s backlog of orders for construction of fishing ships at domestic shipyards is a breakthrough over the recent 20 years. Local content of materials is as high as 90% while a big job is to be done in the segment of equipment so that it was replaced with products of Russian origin.
2018 June 6
Big port deserves big bunkering
Bunkering market of Big Port St. Petersburg is stable and the number of oil spills is decreasing. This segment is facing the creation of infrastructure for LNG bunkering and development of new terminals. Harbour Master’s Service of the port tells IAA PortNews about the situation in the bunkering market of Saint-Petersburg.
2018 May 31
New Customs Code of EAEU came into effect on 1 January 2018 to replace the Customs Code of the Customs Union. When speaking at the XIV International Transport Forum “Yug-Transshipment-2018”, Sergey Sokolov, Adviser for Customs Formalities and Customs Control, Department of Customs Legislation and Law Enforcement Practice, told about changes streamlining customs procedures.
2018 May 25
Localization without isolation
Russian shipbuilding and shipping industries are going through very interesting times: on the one hand, they should integrate more closely with the Eurasian space and follow the global technological trends; on the other hand they have to escape dependence on foreign manufacturers.
2018 May 18
Review of Black Sea container market in QI’2018
In the first quarter of 2018, Black Sea container terminals of Romania, Ukraine, Russia, Georgia and Bulgaria handled 732,948 TEUs including empty containers and excluding transshipment.
2018 May 15
Bunkering companies to hold exercises
Olga Sarkova, Director General of OOO Industrial Safety Systems, tells IAA PortNews about practical application of new requirements on oil spill response plans (OSR plans) which came into effect on 7 November 2017 for oil transshipment and bunkering operations.
2018 May 14
Shipyards of Russia are not equally loaded so far. Considerable number of potential orders will let ensure a well balanced loading. State leasing companies representing an important instrument to finance newbuildings provide for construction of almost all commercial ships.
2018 May 8
Ilya Muromets ready for Arctic endeavor
RF Navy’s Northern Fleet has successfully completed ice tests of the newest icebreaker Ilya Muromets. It took 19 days for the ship to perform the test ptogramme in the water areas of the Barents and Kara seas, in ice fields of different thickness and density.
2018 April 25
After a long period of stagnation Russia has at last embarked on wide-scale construction of civil vessels. However, the process of fleet renovation can be hindered by low content of serial construction and imbalance between different types of transport.
2018 December 4
Zvezda Cancels Tender to Import South Korean Ship Parts
Russia's new far eastern Zvezda shipyard has cancelled a tender to import key parts for a crude oil tanker from South Korea's Hyundai...Zvezda Cancels Tender to Import South Korean Ship Parts
Keel laid in Russia for first of six new Norebo factory trawlers
Officials from Russia's federal fishing agency and regional government bodies were all in St. Petersburg last week to celebrate the ceremonial laying of a keel into the Captain Sokolov...Keel laid in Russia for first of six new Norebo factory trawlers
Ukrainian court refuses to release detained Russian tanker
The Kherson City Court has rejected a claim of the shipowner seeking to lift a ban on the Russian Mekhanik Pogodin oil tanker, Ukrainian President’s so-called permanent representative to Crimea...Ukrainian court refuses to release detained Russian tanker
Ukraine ports feel squeeze from tensions with Russia
Kiev says Russia has not allowed commercial vessels through the strait, which separates Russia’s mainland from Crimea...Ukraine ports feel squeeze from tensions with Russia
2018 December 3
Russia’s first LNG import terminal at Kaliningrad nears launch
Russia’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import facility in the exclave Kaliningrad on the Baltic Sea is close to start-up...Russia’s first LNG import terminal at Kaliningrad nears launch
Shareholder of the Nikolaev shipbuilding plant “Ocean” declared that the company can sell in the interests of Russia
Liquidator, auction organizer and two judges from Nikolaev are involved in the scheme to sell the plant to companies involved with Russia, says the shareholder of the company...Shareholder of the Nikolaev shipbuilding plant “Ocean” declared that the company can sell in the interests of Russia