• 2012 April 19 15:19

    Port of Makhachkala traffic up 15.7 percent in Q1

    Cargo throughput at state-owned Makhachkala Commercial Seaport in the first quarter of 2012 increased by 15.7% compared to January-March 2011, to 1,507,000 tons, RIA "Dagestan" reports.

    Shipments of dry cargo in the reporting period amounted to 256,600 tons, of liquid bulk – 1,250,700 tons.

    Port of Makhachkala is located on the west coast of the Caspian Sea in Dagestan. The year-round open port specializes in handling of crude oil, petroleum products, construction materials (crushed stone, gravel), grain, general cargo and timber. Makhachkala Port is a gateway for trade flows from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Baltic states, as well as for transit cargo shipped to / from Iran, Turkey and Central Asia. The port has the Makhachkala near-dock railyard of Makhachkala branch of the North Caucasian Railway. The major stevedore company operating at the port is FSUE "Makhachkala Commercial Seaport." In 2011, cargo throughput at the port rose 10.4% year-on-year to 5.5 million tons.

2014 August 29

09:15 Nevsky Shipyard to build passenger and cargo self-propelled ferry for «Lenavtodor» (photo)

2014 August 28

18:25 Frontline announces a net loss of $78.2 million in Q2 2014
18:06 Van Oord present at World Port Days in Rotterdam
17:21 Euronav NV posts H1 2014 results
17:04 China Merchants Holdings container volume up by 18.1% to 38.52 million TEUs in 1H 2014
17:00 Bunker prices at Far East ports still high in late 35th week (graph)
16:53 KONGSBERG to supply integrated control and safety system, E-House and electrical system for BW Offshore Catcher FPSO
16:51 Viking Supply Ships finances a new Search and Rescue vessel in Kristiansand
16:23 Wärtsilä signs long-term maintenance agreement to support Harvey Gulf’s LNG offshore supply vessels
15:56 Global bunker markets to see mixed price movements next week
15:40 Throughput of port Gdansk (Poland) up 8% to 17.726 mln t in Jan-July’14
15:14 Port Metro Vancouver posts a 3.6% growth to 69 million tonnes of cargo in the first half of 2014
14:59 LUKOIL launches new ecological marine fuel (presentation)
14:34 KKR and Borealis Maritime acquire nine ships from Commerzbank
14:13 Panama Canal opens Second International Maintenance Congress
13:57 Admiralty Shipyards launches third submarine of project 636 (photo)
13:13 Bureau Veritas posts H1 2014 results
12:43 DP World profit grows 41 % in first six months of 2014
12:32 Construction of cable tunnel commenced at port Bronka (photo)
12:13 Peter G. Livanos becomes Euronav Chairman
11:46 "Rosneft" completely restored meteorological observations system in the Kara Sea
11:03 Imtech sells investment in IHC Systems
10:39 Storm halts vessel operations at the Port of Long Beach
09:55 Pacific Drilling announces ultra-deepwater drillship Pacific Sharav begins contract in U.S. Gulf of Mexico
09:27 Oil price up to $102.72 in London and up to $93.88 in New York
09:13 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,063 points

2014 August 27

18:13 Clarkson Research to exhibit at the International Trade Fair in Hamburg
18:04 Drydocks World to participate in the SMM 2014 Maritime Industry Exhibition in Hamburg
16:15 Сontainer ship Vega Auriga banned from Australian ports
15:14 Alfa Laval wins SEK 240 million offshore pumping systems order in South Korea
14:31 Euroports sells its shares in Trilogiport Terminal to DP World
14:30 MacGregor gets new order from Stena Stena North Sea to convert the 29,800gt RoPax ferry
14:29 Bunker prices at port St. Petersburg down at 35th week (graph)
14:12 Golden Ocean posts Q2 and H1 2014 results
13:55 Border control and customs clearance procedure changed at port Kavkaz
13:37 Seaport Harbour Master Statute comes into effect in Russia
13:11 Wan Hai Lines announces Bunker Charge for Transpacific trade
12:53 Mikhail Ozheredov appointed as Deputy Director of Rosmorport’s Azov-Black Sea Basin Branch (photo)
12:01 Port of Stockholm container throughput up eight percent in August 2014
11:08 Alexander Medvedev takes part in the naming ceremony for LNG carrier in the city of Jinhae (South Korea)
10:46 ABS classifies VLCC “YAMATOGAWA”
10:22 Bunker prices at Far East ports show further growth in early 35th week (graph)
10:10 TransContainer launches first container train between Saint-Petersburg and Nakhodka
09:34 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,070 points
09:09 Oil price down to $102.5 in London and up to $93.86 in New York

2014 August 26

18:31 AIDA Cruises celebrates Hamburg Cruise Days 2014
18:15 Wenchang 13-6 oilfield commences production
17:31 Prosafe SE contemplates bond issue
17:13 Aasta Hansteen and Polarled to build the largest SPAR platform in the world
17:01 Minister of Japanese Embassy in Russia visits Murmansk region to study Northern Sea Route prospects
16:45 Ulstein Group introduces a design feature X-STERN
16:22 Wärtsilä launches new technical solution for fuel gas handling
16:05 Close to 1.5 million tonnes of European chemical production capacity shut down since 2008 - Drewry
15:31 COSCO Container Lines announces Rate Restoration for Far East to South Africa trade
15:20 Cecon takes delivery of their first vessel Cecon Pride from Davie Yards
15:03 ClassNK release annual report on Port State Control
14:15 COSCO Pacific revenue rises by 11.4% to US$440mln in H1 2014
14:03 ZIM improves MAF service to West Africa
13:31 Hallin Marine completes mooring replacement on live FPSO in China
13:14 Pacific Drilling announces firm contract extension for Pacific Bora