• 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 29

18:26 Larsen & Toubro revenue rises 10%, order inflow up 11% in Q2 2014
18:16 United Transport Directorate: Kerch ferry service not hit by EU sanctions
17:40 UCL Port freight throughput rose 9% in H1 to 15.4 million tonnes
17:14 ABS chosen to class the world’s first CNG vessel
17:06 IAA PortNews updates dredging tenders announcements
16:46 USCG Cutter Thetis returns after two-month patrol deployment in the Carribean Sea
16:38 IHC Hytech wins order for containerised air-dive spreads
16:29 Great Lakes wins $35 million land reclamation contract in Bahrain
16:19 Murmansk to host 7th Conference Arctic Development: Step-by-Step, Nov. 18-19, 2014
15:35 Lady Fox owner to pay out $83,969 in back wages
15:24 Pirates hijack Kiribati-flagged tanker MT Hai Soon 6 off Ghana coast
14:57 Arcticmorneftegasrazvedka decommissions two vessels
14:27 USCG assists stranded charter vessel off Nahant, Mass.
13:57 BSF's diving school to receive modular S&R boat of project 23370 in late August (photos)
13:22 Scorpio Tankers reports Q2, 1H 2014 results
12:54 Azerbaijan to invest $301.4 million in construction of new semi-submersible rig
12:09 Vladimir Putin says Russia should phase-out imports rapidly
11:35 Gondan Shipyard to build two patrol boats for Spanish Guardia Civil
11:28 Kerch ferry line terminal congestion update: about 730 cars at ports of Kavkaz and Krym
10:54 Raytheon Anschütz launches ShipGuard at SMM
10:49 Russian M100 product spot price gains last week to RUB 11,006 pmt
09:58 Baltic Dry Index gains to 743 points
09:47 Brent Crude prices fall to $107,57 in London, in New York - to $101.67
09:43 GTT receives order from DSME for nine additional ice-breaking LNGCs

2014 July 28

18:47 GDI awards N-KOM contracts worth US110 million
18:06 Sosnovsky Shipyard set to deliver two bilge water collection ships by the end of 2014
17:09 The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency launches 24-hour Satellite Surveillance Centre in Lagos
16:57 Oka Shipyard to build for Tuapse port operator RDB 27.05-series oil tanker
16:12 Nuclear submarine "Vladimir Monomakh" completes Phase 1 state trials
16:09 Capital Product Partners L.P. announces Q2 2014 financial results and charter renewal for M/T 'Axios'
16:05 Dorian LPG Ltd. announces strategic relationship with HNA Logistics Group Co., Ltd. and delivery of first VLGC in newbuilding program
15:49 CCNI and Hamburg Süd sign preliminary agreement
15:27 Coal exports from Russia grew 15% in H1 2014 to 75.05 million tonnes
15:16 LNGL to acquire Bear Head LNG project in Canada for $11 million
14:47 USCG, partner agenices rescue three from boat crashed onto Buffalo Harbor breakwall
14:08 Lavna terminal handles its first ship ever
13:12 Russia's crude exports down 5.1% in H1 to 111.91 million tonnes
13:11 Oil spill response drills in Big Port St. Petersburg (photo release)
12:42 HII awarded $13.7 million contract modification for CVN 76 work
12:19 Half-year diesel fuel production in Russia climbs 10.2% to 38.4 million tonnes
12:17 Russia sees 5.7% gain in fuel oil production in H1 to 39.1 million tonnes
11:23 Six vessels of Kerch ferry service carried more than 3727 vehicles
10:28 Baltic Dry Index rises to 739 points
10:27 Brent Crude prices climb to $108,39 in London, in New York - to $102.09
10:09 Ardmore Shipping completes debt financing for three recent acquisitions
10:06 Port Sabetta project includes dredging 21.5 million cbm in 2014
09:50 Russian Navy to take delivery of armament support ship Akademik Kovalev by the end of 2014
09:16 Bollinger Shipyards awarded six additional Fast Response Cutters

2014 July 26

18:24 IAA PortNews receives letter of appreciation from Transport Ministry of Russia
18:09 Primorsk Territory Governor Vladimir Miklushevsky visits Vostochny Port OJSC (photo report)

2014 July 25

18:41 Zelenodolsk A. Gorky Shipyard lays down second 22160-series patrol boat "Dmitry Rogachev" (photo)
18:28 Rosneft kicks off 2D seismic survey in the Kara Sea
18:11 Oil spill response drills at GSP Saturn jackup rig site in the Pechora Sea (photo release)
17:38 Turkey OKs EIA for South Stream Offshore Pipeline
17:35 Siemens 6MW wind turbine certified by DNV GL
17:05 Rosmorrechflot says MMPK Bronka port a breakthrough project for St. Petersburg
16:33 General Dynamics secures LAVs contracts worth $67m from Peruvian MoD
16:22 USCG rescues 97 migrants in the span of a week
16:21 Baku Shipyard LLC partners with RS for construction of three FCBs for Caspian Shipping Company
15:22 Siemens successfully installs fourth HVDC platform in the North Sea for TenneT