• 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.

2015 March 6

16:48 Industry leaders and innovation at Intermodal Asia 2015 exhibition
16:40 Van Oord to deploy its first cable-laying vessel Nexus for constructing offshore wind parks
16:19 Transport officials agreed on access roads to the future Kerch crossing
15:47 Yamal LNG and Fluxys LNG sign long-term contract for LNG transshipment at Zeebrugge facility
15:04 Wärtsilä and Clean Marine Energy align to offer ship owners "scrubber finance"
14:33 Nakilat Damen celebrates the delivery of two mooring tugs at Ras Laffan
14:31 First Gulf of Mexico offshore supply vessel powered by LNG takes to the water
14:00 MOL announces GRI for Asia-Europe Eastbound trade
13:30 Finnish Transport Agency’s icebreaker will be sold to Arctia Icebreaking Oy
13:00 Konecranes receives industrial crane order from Smulders Projects Belgium NV
12:50 Russian Government issues draft order on port of Vysotsk expansion
12:36 Russian Government issues draft order on Port of Vanino expansion
12:30 CMA CGM implements GRR from North Europe to India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
12:18 Bunker prices in Port of St. Petersburg finish Week 10th higher (graph)
12:04 European hinterland network InlandLinks doubles number of operators
11:30 Wan Hai Lines announces Bunker Charge for Transpacific trade
11:04 Waalwijk to get new container terminal
10:28 Baltic Dry Index regains 2 pts (0.36%) to 561 points
10:24 The Port of Gothenburg to be the new export port for Volvo cars to Finland, Russia and China
10:17 Terminal operator Neva-Metal reports a 7% decline in two month cargo volumes to 540,000 tonnes
09:56 Port of Azov received 810 ships in the 2014-2015 ice navigation season (photo)
09:25 Brent Crude prices close the week lower at $60,48 in London, in New York - at $50.76 a barrel

2015 March 5

20:38 IAA PortNews Development Director Nadezhda Malysheva became godmother to bunker tanker Gazpromneft Omsk (photo)
19:00 Flag-hoisting ceremony held for port service ship VTN-73 built by Pella shipyard (photo)
18:47 MABUX: Prices in the bunker market to remain volatile next week
17:50 190 vessels called at seaport Taganrog in winter navigation of 2014-2015 (photo)
17:34 Port of Gothenburg creates wetland for wildfowl
17:17 Throughput of Baltic Coal Terminal (Latvia) down 27% to 728,000 t in Jan-Feb’15
17:04 CMA CGM announces Chinese New Year additional blank sailing program on Far East-North Europe lines
16:46 Port Rostov-on-Don accepted 1,155 vessels during ice navigation period of 2014-2015 (photo)
16:34 Abu Dhabi Ports and Gulf Precast sign AED 50m Musataha Agreement
16:04 Port of Gothenburg builds new Energy Port
15:34 DP World announces fire on the Port of Vancouver container terminal
15:04 Revenue at Port of Rotterdam Authority up 3.1% to €660 million in 2014
14:53 Golar and Rosneft sign a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the area of FLNG
14:31 Russian International Register of Vessels numbers 778 ships with aggregate deadweight of 3.6 mln t
14:23 MacGregor wins multiple offshore self-unloader order from Wuhu Xinlian Shipyard
14:19 IAA PortNews updates its page with new tenders for dredging contracts
13:55 Throughput of Klaipeda seaport (Lithuania) up 9% to 5.9 mln t in Jan-Feb’15
13:19 Bunker prices at Far East ports remained flat in late 10th week (graph)
13:04 UN agencies meet to address unsafe mixed migration by sea
12:40 Throughput of Rosterminalugol hit 2.4 mln t in Jan-Feb’15
12:25 Draft amendments into Compulsory Regulations on Port Taman put out for public consultation
12:04 Diana Shipping reports Financial Results for the Q4 2014
11:47 Throughput of Ukraine’s seaports up 3.2% to 23.4 mln t in Jan-Feb’15
11:20 97 civil ships and 39 warships were built in Russia in 2014
11:03 DP World meets Kazakhstan minister for trade and investment
10:50 Russia’s offshore oil and LNG should be secured to national flag ships from 2020, RF Transport Ministry says
10:34 Damen Shipyards Antalya opens Phase 2
10:26 Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. appoints Andy Stuart President and Chief Operating Officer for Norwegian Cruise Line
10:15 Improvement of shipping companies’ efficiency is a priority of Russian Chamber of Shipping for 2015, RCS President says
09:32 Baltic Dry Index up to 559 points
09:18 Oil price down to $60.55 in London and up to $51.53 in New York

2015 March 4

19:43 RF Ministry of Transport calls on prolongation of Government Decree No 383 on subsidizing of shipbuilding
17:36 SeaIntel’s Global Liner Performance February 2015 Report ranks ZIM 5th among top-20 carriers
17:20 Morstroytechnology suggests creating ice melting ship for operation at port Sabetta (video)
16:35 CMA CGM announces GRR from all Asian ports to North Europe trade
16:20 Krylov Center prepares technical project of drill ship intended for round-the-year operation in the Arctic
16:05 Evergreen Line enhances Southeast Asia service
15:45 Colombian authorities detain Chinese vessel bound for Cuba with illegal cargo of gunpowder, captain arrested