2017 August 18
Russia's Admiralty Shipyards to Build Compact Shipyard for Subs Manufacture
...around 5 billion rubles ($83.5 million) will be invested in the project...
Murmansk Transport Hub lacks cash to complete railway
Aimed at doubling current goods volums, Murmansk Transport Hub is a key infrastructure project for shipping through Russia’s only larger port in the European part with direct access to ice-free waters...
2017 August 17
Russian energy company to invest $25.2 mln in Murmansk port's environmental protection
Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK) plans to invest 1.5 bln rubles ($25.2 mln) into environmental protection activities in the Murmansk commercial seaport...
Lithuanian PM: exporting oil products via Russia dangerous for Belarus
If Moscow forced Minsk to export its oil products via Russian railways and ports, that would be economically unviable and dangerous for Belarus...
2017 August 16
Russia charts 40 years of icebreaker progress
Russia is this week celebrating the historic achievements of its nuclear-powered icebreaker fleet and has also announced project milestones for its latest vessels...
Arctic Ocean thaw helps Russian shipping as old ice is blown west
Russian shipping in the Arctic is benefiting from winds that are driving the oldest and thickest sea ice towards North America, further opening a remote region that is thawing amid global warming...
13% growth for Black Sea container terminals
The Black Sea container terminals of Ukraine, Romania, Russia, and Bulgaria saw growth of nearly 13% in H1 2017...
VLGC asset values to fall in sync with freight outlook
Given the weak freight rate outlook for LPG shipping over the next twelve months, Drewry believes there is more downside risk to the second-hand values of very large gas carriers...
2017 August 15
Sulphur cap ahead – Time to take action
According to IMO estimates, the 0.50 per cent sulphur limit for marine fuels in 2020 will affect as many as 70,000 ships...
Tanker Market: With Supply Looming Large, All Eyes Are Now in Demand
With tonnage oversupply in the tanker market already on the cards, ship owners are increasing looking towards demand in order to find some silver linings...
World’s Leading Shipbroker Announces Improved First half Results
Clarkson PLC today announces interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2017...
2017 August 14
Research Ship Admiral Vladimirsky Heading Back to Russia – Baltic Fleet
Admiral Vladimirsky left Russia's Kronstadt on April 6. The ship visited the port of Monaco in April, and the port in the African city of Djibouti in June...
Russia numbers about 100 large cruise ships of inland navigation. Their average age exceeds 40 years, therefore renovation of cruise fleet is a very urgent issue. Yevgeny Zagorodny, Vice-President for Civil Shipbuilding, United Shipbuilding Corporation, tells IAA PortNews about the plans and prospects of building new ships in Russia. USC Vice-President Yevgeny Zagorodny tells about cruise shipbuilding in Russia
Russia numbers about 100 large cruise ships of inland navigation. Their average age exceeds 40 years, therefore renovation of cruise fleet is a very urgent issue. Yevgeny Zagorodny, Vice-President for...USC Vice-President Yevgeny Zagorodny tells about cruise shipbuilding in Russia