• 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 September 1

18:26 Visser & Smit Marine Contracting changes name to VBMS
18:06 Nautronix сommissions largest NASDive digital diver communications system
17:58 Official promises improvement of situation with depth at Russian IWW
17:50 Deep Sea Supply's AHTS fleet had an average gross income of approx. USD 23.300 per ship per day in August
17:06 MPE Interiors manufactures and fitted-out a new lorry drivers’ lounge for Stena Line’s ferry terminal
16:25 Taizhou Sanfu Ship Engineering holds keel laying ceremony for No.one 2400TEU container vessel
16:21 Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG expands fleet of electric vehicles to 64
16:09 Imtech Marine Nav/Com partner for Ship owner Groen
15:59 Net profit of Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port up 9.9 times to $137.9 mln in HI’14
15:15 Throughput of Baltic Coal Terminal (Latvia) down 8.4% to 2.77 mln t in Jan-Aug’14
15:05 JSC “Latvian Shipping Company” posts H1 2014 results
14:48 ClassNK and Nakashima Propeller announce world’s first installation of a CFRP Propeller on a merchant vessel
14:28 Kaliningrad Branch of Baltic Sea Ports Authority commences operation
13:52 Australia expands sanctions against Russia
11:35 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO up to RUB 11,755 in RF spot market
11:03 Acceptance commission accepts Pella's tugboat “RB-407”
10:36 Samsung Heavy Industries announces merger with Samsung Engineering
09:51 FESCO posts its 1H’14 loss of RUB 1.9 bln
09:30 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,147 points
09:14 Oil price up to $103.19 in London and up to $95.96 in New York
08:43 BIMCO launches new eLearning module on voyage chartering

2014 August 31

14:50 Pirates hijack Thai tanker off Malaysia
12:47 MCG completes acquisition of the Super High Resolution MC2D survey in the Hoop area
11:48 Port of Rotterdam posts improvement in container handling of inland shipping
11:15 Havyard to deliver the ship design and equipment for four anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels
10:52 Hamburg Süd christenes container ship “San Christobal” in South Korea

2014 August 30

20:31 A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S initiates first phase of share buy-back program
15:49 CMA CGM posts Q2 2014 results
14:39 FESCO posts H1 2014 results
12:39 Royal IHC starts building Easydredge 2700 for stock
10:29 Kalmar to supply four all-electric RTGs to Super Terminais in Manaus, Brazil

2014 August 29

18:30 Uson Marine AB adds the Uson Clean Pilot to its marine waste management portfolio
17:55 Sovcomflot reports strong first half 2014 results
17:40 Baltic Customs bans import of 528 consignments of sanctioned cargo exceeding 13,900 t
17:31 Uson Marine offer functionality from the Environmental Navigator for GPS Discharge Control system forfood waste
16:24 Kiel Port cargo and passenger handling rise by 3% in first half 2014
15:13 Rickmers Group posts Interim Report H1 2014
14:10 China Rongsheng Heavy Industries announces 2014 interim results
13:58 Zelenodolsk Shipyard launches serial production of non-self-propelled dry cargo barges of project 3136 (drawing)
13:31 Rolls-Royce to supply offshore cranes for Brazilian Platform Supply Vessels
13:10 CNOOC posts 1H 2014 results
12:47 Bunker prices at port St. Petersburg up in late 35th week (graph)
12:30 Skangass granted permission for LNG Terminal
12:19 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,119 points
12:00 Daihatsu joins ClassNK Research Project on Cloud-based Maintenance System “ClassNK CMAXS LC-A”
11:58 Government of Western Australia to sell port handling facilities in Port Hedland and Kwinana in the first round of asset sales
11:03 Port Bronka starts recruiting process
11:00 Cargo operations resume at the Port of Long Beach
10:53 Divex gets contract to supply a saturation diving system for the BP Exploration Shah Deniz II Project in the Caspian Sea
09:57 Bunker prices at port Novorossiysk steady in late 35th week (graph)
09:33 Oil price down to $102.46 in London and up to $94.55 in New York
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