2018 April 6
Fuelling the Future: LNG
What are the benefits of LNG, who are the LNG suppliers and what are the possibilities of LNG bunkering in the port of Rotterdam?
2018 April 4
Jan-March oil shipments from Georgia's Batumi down 54 pct yr/yr
Oil and oil-related shipments from Georgia’s Black Sea port of Batumi fell 53.7 percent between January and March from a year earlier...
Black Sea container market up by 12.75pct during 2017
Black Sea container terminals of Ukraine, Romania, Russia, Georgia and Bulgaria handled 2 752 709 TEU in 2017, including empty containers, excluding transshipment...
2018 April 3
Russia to tighten Arctic shipping requirements
The Russian government is working to nationalise oil and gas shipments along the Northern Sea Route...
Russia’s Transneft suspends talks with Summa over purchase of stake in NCSP
Russian oil pipeline operator Transneft has suspended talks with Summa group over the purchase of a stake in Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port...
Russia to Dismantle Icebreaker Arktika
Russia’s nuclear icebreaker fleet has announced it will dismantle one of its star players, the Soviet-era behemoth the Arktika...
2018 April 2
Russia, North Korea considering construction of second bridge
Russia and North Korea, which have no automobile checkpoints and only one railway bridge on their short border, want to open a new connection in order to increase trade cooperation...
Shares in assets of Russia's Summa group fall after billionaire owner detained
Shares in Russian transport companies that are part-owned by Summa Group fell on Monday after its billionaire owner Ziyavudin Magomedov was detained on embezzlement charges...
The Strategic Importance of Alternate Container Transit Routes
Emerging future weather patterns have the potential to affect northern shipping between the Bering Strait and Atlantic Ocean as well as future rainfall in Central America...
2018 March 30
Japan’s first ice-breaking LNG tanker enters service in Arctic Ocean
Shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. put an ice-breaking tanker into service in the Arctic Ocean on Thursday to transport liquefied natural gas from a Russian plant to Europe, becoming the first Japanese firm to own and operate such a vessel...
Ukraine and Russia Face Off Over Fishing Boat
Ukrainian border forces detained the Russian-flagged, Crimean-registered fishing vessel Nord in the Sea of Azov, along with her crew of 10 fishermen...
Fifth Novatek icebreaker loads first cargo from Yamal LNG plant
Novatek had scheduled to export three cargoes in 2017 after the $27 billion facility loaded its first on December 8, and a further 14 by the end of March...
2018 April 20
Russia, along with Qatar, Australia and the USA, will be among the world’s largest suppliers of LNG. However, its competitiveness should be improved through logistics optimization while LNG as bunker fuel can be quite expensive due to dependence on foreign technologies and equipment.
Russia, along with Qatar, Australia and the USA, will be among the world’s largest suppliers of LNG. However, its competitiveness should be improved through logistics optimization while LNG as...Liquefied prospects