• 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 October 9

09:30 RF Navy’s Kaluga submarine returns to her home base after long-range trip
09:13 Baltic Dry Index down to 817 points

2015 October 8

18:16 Port of Gothenburg freezes port charges
17:47 Throughput of port Klaipeda (Lithuania) up 9.3% to 28.91 mln t in 9M’15
17:35 Throughput of Russian seaports up 3% to 495.8 mln t in 9M’15
17:23 Container turnover of Transiidikeskuse AS down 20% to 157,380 TEUs in 9M’15
17:01 RF Northern Fleet ship formation finished task performance at the Novaya Zemlya archipelago
16:37 18,000 TEU CMA CGM Bougainville inaugurated in Le Havre (photo)
15:50 Ban on ordering ships from foreign shipyards to be considered by RF Govt Commission on Import Substitution
15:25 Kotug and Becker to develop floating LNG power plant
14:28 Bunker prices in the Far East ports go up in late 41st week (graph)
14:04 APL launches Eagle Express service between North Asia and U.S. West Coast
14:01 World bunker prices may turn into irregular fluctuation's phase next week, MABUX says
13:30 MacGregor secures new deck machinery contracts in China
13:14 Remontowa awarded Golden Anchor prize for conversion of Stena Germanica into methanol-fuelled ferry
13:02 Ocean Rig announces fleet update
12:30 MOL starts demonstration test of next-generation condition-based engine monitoring system
12:12 Throughput of port Riga (Latvia) down 0.05% to 30.026 mln t in 9M’15
12:00 Statoil awards contracts for two Johan Sverdrup jackets to Kvaerner Verdal and Dragados Offshore S.A.
11:30 HELCOM kick-starts work on underwater noise in the Baltic Sea
11:01 Aker Philadelphia Shipyard starts construction on third and fourth product tankers for Kinder Morgan
10:50 More industry plaudits for ABP Humber as International Bulk Journal Awards shortlist announced
10:31 Boskalis launches sustainable “drop-in” marine bio-fuels
10:28 Transas contracted to supply ECDIS system for 20 surveillance vessels in Indonesia
10:22 Brent Crude futures price up 0.39% to $51.46, Light Sweet Crude - up 0.31% to $47.96
10:08 Cargotec's Kalmar receives port equipment order of 23 RTG cranes and 79 terminal tractors from Colombia
09:49 Baltic Dry Index down to 841 points
09:35 Damen sponsors 3rd International Forum of Dredging Companies
09:17 Russian Defence Ministry published video featuring massive precision weapon strike at ISIS infrastructural facilities in Syria (video)

2015 October 7

18:51 OOCL announces enhancement of its Gateway Express (GEX) 1 & 2 service
18:23 Port of Dover joins UK CBI
18:04 Cargotec's Hiab receives an order for 60 MOFFETT truck-mounted forklifts from the United States
17:50 Throughput of port Tallinn (Estonia) down 21% to 17.02 mln t in 9M’15
17:38 Khalifa Port and Zayed Port become first Middle East commercial ports to achieve ISPO certification
17:02 CMA CGM postpones GRR from India, Middle East & Arabian Gulf to West Africa
16:54 DB Schenker BTT launches new Rotterdam-Burghausen rail shuttle
16:28 MacGregor wins hatch cover contract for six more container ships from Japan
16:19 Port Bronka takes delivery of its last RTG cranes (photo)
15:50 Pacific Fleet ASW ships escorted Alexander Nevsky nuclear submarine on its way to Kamchatka
15:08 Baltic Fleet warships liquidated imaginary enemy submarine in the course of the exercise
14:41 Vyborg Shipyard completes sea trials of icebreaker Vladivostok (photo)
14:19 Bunker prices at port Novorossiysk slightly down in 41st week (graph)
14:02 M/V "TRADER" refused access to the Paris MoU region
13:47 20 Indonesia surveillance vessels equipped with Transas ECDIS
13:23 Coal exports from Russia down 2.2% to 112.566 mln t in 9M’15
13:02 UN require Shippers to declare verified gross weight for all containers
12:44 Alexander Natalenko was elected Chairman of NOVATEK BoD
12:20 Russia's crude exports up 7% to 179.356 mln t in 9M’15
12:02 Tschudi and Unifeeder join forces to create the leading North European shortsea operator
11:28 RF Government revises requirements on the use of small size vessels in seaports
11:02 ZIM to expand its East Med-North Europe service
10:19 Damen Shiprepair & Conversion buys repair yard D. van de Wetering in Rotterdam
10:16 Bunker prices at port St. Petersburg up in 41st week (graph)
09:47 Boskalis sponsors 3rd International Forum of Dredging Companies
09:31 Baltic Dry Index down to 869 points
09:20 Brent Crude futures price up 5.8% to $52.33, Light Sweet Crude - up 6.0% to $49.24
09:09 Nonius Engineering sponsors 3rd International Forum of Dredging Companies

2015 October 6

18:36 Samskip introduces enhanced rail services between Norway and Europe
18:06 Containerships introduces revised and enhanced sailing schedule for the coming autumn/winter season
17:36 Containerships restarts direct service from and to southern part of UK