2017 April 18
Despite alliance, Russian shipper holds Venezuela oil hostage over debts
the owner of the tanker, the Russian state-owned shipping conglomerate Sovcomflot, held the oil in hopes of collecting partial payment on $30 million that it says PDVSA owes for unpaid shipping fees...
Russia's biggest Arctic transport company expands its cargo fleet
The Murmansk Shipping Company (MSC), the biggest cargo transport company in the Russian Arctic sector, for the first time in recent ten years purchased a new vessel for its fleet...
Russia plans large nuclear transport vessel with an unclear mission
Russia has announced plans to build an enormous ice-class ship to ferry nuclear waste and spent nuclear fuel from points along the Northern Sea Route...
Bangladesh explores economic tie-up with Leningrad Region
Bangladesh, which celebrates the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations with Russia this year, is exploring a wider economic tie-up with the Leningrad Region...
2017 October 17
Russian legal practice is seeing the creation of a dangerous precedent with a potential negative impact on the attractiveness of domestic ports for foreign vessels. It is related to the case of the Aframax tanker Delta Pioneer which allided with a pier at Primorsk port on 20 November 2016. Russia rejected guarantees of international P&I Clubs and refused to release the arrested tanker while the amount of the claimed damage conflicts with international instruments. From Russia without a ship
Russian legal practice is seeing the creation of a dangerous precedent with a potential negative impact on the attractiveness of domestic ports for foreign vessels. It is related to the case of the... From Russia without a ship