• 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.


2014 July 23

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17:57 Container throughput of port Hong Kong (China) up 3.5% to 11.11 mln TEUs in HI’14
17:45 BMT partners with Ares Shipyard to deliver 17 patrol boats for Qatar Coastguard
16:45 COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard delivers one jack-up rig to its Asian buyer
15:44 Hapag-Lloyd informs about void sailing for the WSX service
14:56 COSCO Container Lines announces Rate Restoration for Far East to South Africa trade
14:48 Ocean Yield's three LEGCs to have MAN ME-GI ethane-fueled engines
14:47 COSCO Container Lines announces GRI for Far East to South America & Mexico trade
14:13 Odessa port reports on reduce of time for container trucks customs inspection
13:31 President of Russian Railways attends opening of transshipment terminal in North Korean port Rajin
12:15 COSCO Corporation secures offshore and shipbuilding contracts valued at USD300 million
12:09 Perrigault SA to acquire APM Terminals Le Havre share
11:16 Bunker prices go down at port St. Petersburg (graph)
11:00 Throughput of Neva Pipeline Company (Ust-Luga) exceeds 12.7 mln t from year beginning
10:40 Allocations of Russian Railways for Mga-Ivangorod line and approaches to southern ports of Gulf of Finland totaled RUB 6.3 bln in HI’14
10:09 Costa Concordia ready to tow, departure from Giglio Island
09:59 Net profit of TransContainer down 17.8% to RUB 1.9 bln in HI’14
09:48 Baltic Dry Index down to 723 points
09:40 Bunker prices in Far East ports changed in early 30th week (graph)
09:27 Transportation of diesel fuel to port Primorsk resumed
09:09 Oil price down to $107.33 in London and down to $104.42 in New York
09:08 Infrastructure Partnership to acquire APM Terminals Virginia container terminal

2014 July 22

18:09 3,200 t of foreign cargo delivered to port Sabetta under Yamal LNG project from April’14 (photo)
17:36 ZIM ranks 4th out of 22 global carriers in the 2013 CCWG lowest emissions performance
16:25 South Carolina Ports container throughput up 8 percent in 2014 fiscal year
16:16 Throughput of Rosterminalugol hits 8 mln t of cargo from year beginning
16:07 COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard delivers a 4500m 2 Livestock Carrier to its European buyer
15:22 Product tanker TORM LOTTE helps to save up to 300 lives
14:57 Tanker Sakhalin being built by Nakhodka Ship Repair Yard for Rosneft to be launched on August 8
14:35 Supply of export oil products to port Primorsk suspended because of criminal tapping of pipeline
14:21 First gates moved to new locks for the Panama Canal Expansion
13:30 Laky Verf launches multipurpose boat of project 14М Patrulny-13 built for Russia’s Transport Supervision Agency (photo)
13:13 PIL takes delivery of multi-purpose vessel Kota Bistari
12:55 Cargo transportation by Ukraine’s water transport up 13.9% to 2.3 mln t in HI’14
12:41 PSA and ITE seal collaboration worth over $2 million to develop new genera tion of port specialists for Singapore’s future container terminals
12:13 Norwegian operator Ocean Yield ASA orders three ethane-fuelled gas carriers
11:52 Intermodal Terminal Projects in Vilnius and Kaunas are being implemented successfully
11:37 Lithuania to ensure safe navigation and improve working conditions for seafarers
11:20 ICS сalls for harmonised port state control with respect to ECAs
11:00 Baltic States and Poland to cooperate in intelligent transport system development
10:51 Paving of berth No 2 completed at port Bronka
10:20 HI’14 allocations of Multipurpose Transshipment Complex (Ust-Luga) for port infrastructure development hit RUB 133.5 mln
09:58 Vice president of Japan Business Federation visits Freeport of Riga
09:39 Baltic Dry Index down to 724 points
09:14 Oil price down to $111 in London and up to $104.59 in New York

2014 July 21

18:27 Subsea 7 exercises a charter option on the vessel Skandi Neptune
18:07 Cathelco gain IMO Type Approval for BWT system
17:51 Kleven inks a new shipbuilding contract with Malaysian based Joint Venture Company IES Pioneer
17:44 Port of Hamburg Marketing opens representative office in North Rhine-Westphalia
17:35 11 cruise ships to visit Murmansk during cruise season (photo)
17:09 Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company handles seventh Triple-E boxship
16:46 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO down to RUB 10,933 in RF spot market
16:14 Bureau Veritas acquires Sistema PRI and enters the booming building and infrastructure market in Brazil
15:55 Container throughput of CTSP (Saint-Petersburg) down 1% to 195,300 TEUs in HI’14
15:30 Director General of Media-Group PortNews Elena Snitko awarded with a medal of Black Sea Ports Administration (photo)
15:21 De Hoop launches PSV for Delta Logistics
15:08 KAMPO OJSC commences delivery of modular boat of project 23370 to RF Navy (photo)
14:21 “K” Line confirms leakage of butyl acrylate at Laem Chabang Port
14:17 Throughput of Ukraine’s river ports up 61.5% to 1.85 mln t in HI’14
13:21 Swire Pacific Offshore celebrates the naming of its second L Class vessel, Pacific Legacy in Japan