2018 September 28
Irina Olkhovskaya: “We have made a sound investment decision”
AO Vostochny Port, operator of Russia’s largest dedicated coal port (run by OOO Port Management Company), is building public railway tracks as part of its project on construction of the coal terminal’s Phase 3, Irina Olkhovskaya, First Deputy to General Director of Port Management Company, told IAA PortNews.
2018 September 26
Andrey Krykov: “Bunker Company is permanently improving its logistics processes”
ZAO Bunker Company (Arkhangelsk) holds the leading position in the market of oil products transportation to the Far North regions. In its interview with IAA PortNews, Andrey Krykov, General Director of the company, tells about its activities and development plans.
2018 September 21
Feodosia rejects the cement terminal
Crimean authorities have decided to reject the construction of a cement transshipment terminal at the port of Feodosia. The terminal estimated at RUB 111 million is to handle cement coming to Crimea from the Krasnodar Territory. Officials say the investor is dragging out the works and the terminal will harm the environment. The investor disagrees with the authorities while it can lose RUB 56 million of investments.
2018 September 18
Yury Tyamushkin: the port in the Muchke Bay can be developed further to annual throughput of 40 million ton
New coal terminal of Vanino port will be opened in the Muchke Bay in December 2019. Yury Tyamushkin, General Director of company VaninoTransUgol, tells IAA PortNews about specific features of this project.
2018 September 14
eNAV, Autonomy, Digitization as 4th Edition of Industrial Revolution
Unmanned, autonomous shipping, e-Navigation and digitization of logistics, are not just a harebrained scheming but features of the forthcoming fourth edition of industrial revolution. Russia has a unique chance to make an innovative leap, and the waterborne transport segment could be one of the most promising.
2018 September 12
Far and Eastern plans
Russia’s Far East Basin is among the most promising ones. At the same time it requires significant investments in the development of stevedoring and railway infrastructure, shipbuilding, ship repair and environment protection. All these issues are in the focus at the Eastern Economic Forum.
2018 September 5
Tankers are looking for a safe harbor
Global tanker market is having a tough time amid trade wars, excessive tonnage and reduction of oil production in OPEC+ countries. The situation can improve with introduction of tougher sulfur content requirements for marine fuel from 2020, increased demand for oil products and decrease of tonnage. In this case, Russia can become a “safe harbor” for the domestic tanker fleet.
2018 August 31
Murmansk Sea Fishing Port: investments in success
Privatization process of 1990-ies featured too many excesses. Lots of enterprises sank because of unprofessionalism of their new owners with tens of thousands of people having lost their work. However, there are some positive examples of that privatization. Murmansk Sea Fishing Port is certainly among them.
2018 August 28
Peotr Savchuk: “We should have our fishing ships built at domestic shipyards”
The process of fishing fleet modernization has finally got moving in Russia. Peotr Savchuk, deputy head of the Federal Agency for Fishery (Rosrybolovstvo), tells IAA PortNews about the demand for fishing ships, required measures of state support, absence of demand for domestic designs and instruments to improve attractiveness of Russian shipyards.
2018 August 27
"Today, domestically manufactured components account for more than 70% of total newbuild cost": Denis Samsikov
Russia is actively implementing its policy of import substitution, domestic manufacture of marine components and equipment. In a recent interview with IAA PortNews Denis Samsikov. Executive Director of Okskaya Sudoverf told about the percentage of domestic production of components for vessels under construction at Okskaya Shipyard and what Shipyard OKA JSC has undertaken to upgrade its own facilities with the help of local suppliers of domestic products.
2019 April 15
Russia eyes greater energy dominance as Novatek taps Arctic
Novatek PJSC, the main shareholder of the Yamal LNG plant, says plans for further projects will transform Russia into one of the biggest exporters of the fuel within a decade...Russia eyes greater energy dominance as Novatek taps Arctic
2019 April 12
VGK cargo transhipment capacity replenished with vessels of 7500 t
Four new 100 m vessels with a carrying capacity of 7500 t each were delivered from the Indonesian shipyard to the Sakhalin Port of Korsakov on a special transport vessel Heavy Lift...VGK cargo transhipment capacity replenished with vessels of 7500 t
Construction Of Russia's Utrenny LNG Terminal To Cost Over $2.3Bln - Deputy Prime Minister
The total investment in the Utrenny liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the port of Sabetta in Northern Siberia will exceed 150 billion rubles...Construction Of Russia's Utrenny LNG Terminal To Cost Over $2.3Bln - Deputy Prime Minister
New super-trawlers give RK Lenina, Russian Fishery Company more fishing, processing firepower
A new super-trawler being built for Russia’s Collective Farm Fishery by V.I. Lenin (RK Lenina) will be equipped with state-of-the-art processing and chilling equipment provided by Skaginn 3X and Frost...New super-trawlers give RK Lenina, Russian Fishery Company more fishing, processing firepower
2019 April 11
Shell exits Russian LNG joint venture with Gazprom
Energy giant Shell today announced that it is leaving the joint project it was developing with Gazprom in Russia, following the Russian gas company’s decision to alter its configuration...Shell exits Russian LNG joint venture with Gazprom
Russia’s Arctic shipping route to attract over $11 billion in investments
Total investments into the development of Russia’s Northern Sea Route (NSR) will exceed 735 billion rubles (US$11.3 billion)...Russia’s Arctic shipping route to attract over $11 billion in investments