• 2011 September 28 11:23

    Vyborg Shipyard completes delivery of semi-sub rig Polar Star to Gazflot

    Vyborg Shipyard (VSZ) has officially handed over to Gazflot, the semi-submersible drilling rig  " Polyarnaya Zvezda” (Polar Star), the shipbuilding firm said Tuesday.

    The singing of certificate of acceptance for the semi-sub was held on September 27, 2011, at the office of Gazflot.

    The turnkey contract worth RUB 58 billion for construction of two semi-submersible rigs of Project MOSS CS-50 MK-II for operations on the Shtokman gas condensate field was signed between Gazflot and Vyborg Shipyard in November 2007. The shipbuilder commenced construction in July 2008.

    The platforms will be able to operate in the arctic conditions at depths of 500 m and well drilling to a depth of 7500 m. The expected lifetime of the unit is not less than 20 years with the possibility of further extension. Homeport of the facility is the city of Murmansk.

    OJSC Vyborg Shipyard based in Leningrad region specializes in the construction of drilling platforms for the development of offshore deposits, of vessels of small and medium tonnage. The shipbuilding company’s net loss (RAS) for 9 months of 2010 amounted to RUB 202,651,000 vs profit of RUB 1 billion 227.076 million a year earlier. Revenues shrank by 2.7 times  to RUB 7,849,754,000.


2015 September 3

11:28 Baltic Dry Index down to 906 points
11:13 Brent Crude futures price down 0.69% to $50.30, Light Sweet Crude - down 0.43% to $46.05
10:59 NYK to provide complete outbound logistics of finished vehicles for both Ford plants in India
10:49 Dalian Port Corporation to invest over RUB 3 bln into reconstruction of Nakhodka fishing port
10:00 RF Government makes decision to establish Supervisory Board of the Free Port of Vladivostok
09:25 Murmansk Commercial Seaport plans increasing its throughput to 23.25 mln t by 2018

2015 September 2

18:26 Hapag-Lloyd to revise the Equipment Inspection Fee in Republic of Ireland
18:06 Hapag-Lloyd to revise the Equipment Inspection Fee in Northern Ireland
17:57 Coal exports via Rosterminalugol terminal hit 11 mln t milestone in 2015 (photo)
17:36 Global Cleantech Summit begins in Helsinki in a week
17:06 China Oilfield Services Limited to drill for the Rosneft and Statoil project in the Okhotsk Sea
17:04 DFDS Seaways reaches an agreement on the Dover-Calais route
17:03 MPI Workboats steps up presence in Sheringham Shoal windfarm
17:00 Van Oord to be present at the World Port Days in Rotterdam
16:39 Yantar Shipyard launches Navy's frigate Admiral Makarov (photo)
16:27 Containerships starts Black Sea Express service
16:05 Lukoil develops co-operation with Ford Sollers
15:41 Wasa Dredging Ltd rolls out new dredging equipment
15:26 Expert says multiplicative effect from investments into debottlenecking of Russia’s deepwater system could make RUB 1.3 trillion
14:33 General Electric to supply equipment for LNG plant under LNG-Gorskaya project
13:44 Gdansk Bulk Terminal expands its capacity
12:58 First commercial ship to call at Bronka on September 8, 2015
12:29 Azeri crude exports via port Novorossiysk up 37.3% to 930,670 t in 8M’15
12:00 New drone visual inspection technology demonstrated at Remontowa
11:32 Throughput of port Azov down 27.4% to 5.89 mln t in 8M’15
11:07 Hapag-Lloyd to implement Booking Cancellation Fee in Taiwan
10:56 Baltic Dry Index climbed to 911 points
10:38 Brent Crude futures price down 1.22% to $48.59, Light Sweet Crude – down 2.38% to $44.03
10:07 Hapag-Lloyd to increase rates from Italy to South America West Coast / Central America & Caribbean
09:59 Cargo clearance procedure simplified in Ukrainian seaports
09:42 Rosmorport announces tender for maintenance dredging at seaway canal of Kaliningrad
09:17 Nigel Smith becomes new CEO of DB Schenker Rail Netherlands
08:17 CMA CGM implements Operational Cost Recovery surcharge in Yemen
07:10 Philippines launches special edition of ICS Training Record Books
07:00 CMA CGM to implement new Port Congestion Surcharge in Shuwaikh, Kuwait
06:50 Wan Hai Lines announces “tariff Bunker Charge” for Transpacific trade

2015 September 1

18:18 Hans Nagtegaal to be the new Head of Containers at the Port of Rotterdam Authority
17:59 Cleaning vehicle delivered to port Bronka (photo)
17:20 Rosneft, Sberbank and Pietro Barbaro close the acquisition of Prime Shipping
17:04 Euronav signs USD 750 million credit facility for refinancing 21 vessels and financing four newbuilding VLCCs vessels
16:28 Baltic Fleet marines repelled naval assault of the simulated enemy
16:04 Aker Solutions to reduce the workforce capacity in its Norwegian subsea business
15:04 DNV GL announces the acquisition of Noomas Certification
14:31 Bunker prices in the Far East ports up in early 36th week (graph)
14:30 APM Terminals Pipavav starts new Ro/Ro service
14:02 Sovcomflot’s Zaliv Aniva delivers to Japan 400th cargo of oil (photo)
13:40 Alexander Novak has been elected Chairman of Transneft BoD
13:19 Nadezhda sailing ship celebrates Day of Knowledge
12:56 FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director takes part in discussion of Vladivostok seaport infrastructure development
12:28 Gazprom posts HI’2015 net profit of RUB 691.3 bln (+49%, year-on-year)
11:34 Loading at Russian Railways network down 1.4% to 796.8 mln t in 8M’15
11:09 Pacific Exploration & Production announces changes to its Board of Directors and nomination agreement with ALFA and the O'Hara Group
10:27 Brent Crude futures price down 2.44% to $52.83, Light Sweet Crude - down 2.62 to $47.91
10:09 Hapag-Lloyd to revise the Terminal Handling Charges in Fiji
09:58 RF Transport Ministry starts developing mechanism for non-admission of substandard ships to seaports of Russia
09:00 China Merchants Holdings posts interim results for the period ended 30 June 2015
08:52 Sembcorp Marine Subsidiary SMOE secures an EPC contract to build three topsides for the Culzean Field Development in the UK North Sea

2015 August 31

18:04 Rosneft posts financial and operating results for Q2 2015
17:48 Mir sailing ship participates in Sail de Ruyter 2015
17:34 CMA CGM posts Q2 2015 results