2017 August 17
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...
Arctic Ocean thaw helps Russian shipping as old ice blows west
GMS Urges Tanker Owners to Go the Extra Mile on Recycling Safety
Tanker owners need to adapt to the stricter requirements for cleaning vessels for hot works prior recycling amid harsher ship recycling requirements across the South Asia subcontinent...
2017 August 10
European Banks to Join Yamal LNG Financing in Coming Months - Russia's Novatek
Several European banks will join the financing of Russia’s Yamal LNG liquefied natural gas project in coming months...
2017 September 19
The Tokyo MoU Committee meeting held in Vladivostok with participation of IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim, has a positive impact on international navigation and narrows the distance between the leadership of IMO and the maritime authorities of Russia, Victor Olersky, Deputy Transport Minister of the Russian Federation – Head of the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency, said in his interview with IAA PortNews correspondent between the sessions. Victor Olersky: the meeting of Tokyo MoU Committee in Vladivostok will make London closer to the regions worldwide
The Tokyo MoU Committee meeting held in Vladivostok with participation of IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim, has a positive impact on international navigation and narrows the distance between the...Victor Olersky: the meeting of Tokyo MoU Committee in Vladivostok will make London closer to the regions worldwide