• 2019 January 17


    Gazprom installs FSRU offshore western Russia

    Commissioning has started of Russia’s first floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) in the Baltic Sea, offshore the Kaliningrad enclave in western Russia...

  • 2019 January 17


    Russia looks to build ‘LNG Island’ to supply booming Asian market

    Russia’s largest LNG (liquefied natural gas) producer is looking to boost supply to the fast growing Asian markets by upgrading its facilities in the Far East...

  • 2019 January 17


    Russia’s main coal hub to EU sees 20% drop in exports

    Russia’s largest terminal for coal exports to Europe shipped 20% less coal in 2018 due to infrastructure maintenance...

  • 2019 January 4


    Small will be the new big for the LNG market

    Low prices, abundant supply and an aggressive shift towards cleaner gas for energy generation are creating strong demand for LNG, not just from large buyers, but also from small importers.

  • 2018 December 27


    Autonomy: The vision of autonomous shipping

    The end of 2018 provides an excellent opportunity to highlight some of the measures that have been taken by the maritime industry over the past year to develop a better understanding of autonomous shipping. A drive towards autonomous shipping has been embraced by many major players such as Rolls Royce and Wärtsilä, and this has led to numerous new strategies, visions, and projects that are pushing the boundaries of technological innovation. It’s no longer a matter of whether technology can achieve this next step, but rather how the technology is used to accomplish it, and what we need to do as an industry to ensure that autonomous operations are safe and efficient.

  • 2018 December 18


    Drewry: Liner industry’s appetite for scrubbers grows

    After a slow start, adoption of exhaust scrubbers as a solution to the 2020 low-sulphur regulations is picking up, according to shipping consultancy Drewry.

  • 2018 December 18


    HHI, DSME beat 2018 order targets

    South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has exceeded its orderbook goal for this year before the year ended.

  • 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...

  • 2018 December 4


    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...

  • 2018 December 4


    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...

  • 2018 December 4


    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...

  • 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...