• 2013 January 15 09:38

    Throughput of Russia’s seaports up 5.6% to 565.5 mln t in 2012

    In 2012 seaports of Russia increased their throughput by 5.9%, year-on-year, to 565.5 mln t, press centre of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports informs.

    In the reported period transshipment of dry cargo totaled 251.7  mln t, up 7.3% mainly due to coal – 89.2 mln tons (+13.%), containerized cargo  – 42.7 mln tons (+8.3%), ferrous metal – 25.6 mln tons (+4.8%), grain – 24.0  mln tons (+23.3%), non-ferrous metals – 4.2 mln tons (+2.0%). Besides, transshipment of cargo carried by ferries grew to 8.3 mln tons (+6.1%). However the past year saw a decrease in transshipment of mineral fertilizers – by 17.0% to 10.4 mln tons, ore – by 10.6% to 7.2 mln tons, timber cargo – by 3.9% to 5.9 mln tons, refrigerated cargo – by 14.1% to 3.9 mln tons and scrap metal – by 3.2% to 3.7 mln tons.

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 313.8 mln tons, a 4.3-pct increase, year-on-year, including 197.0 mln tons of crude oil (+1.8%) and 114.0 mln tons of oil products (+8.0%). 

    Transshipment of export cargo amounted to 446.2 mln tons, up 8.9%, year-on-year, import cargo - 47.4 mln tons (+6.2%). Transshipment of transit cargo fell by 18.4% to 40.2 mln tons, coastal trade cargo- by 1.0% to 31.7 mln tons caused by decreased transshipment of crude oil. Meanwhile, transshipment of dry coastal freight raised by 4.3% to 18.8 mln tons.

    In the Arctic Basin, operators of sea terminals handled 38.7 mln tons, down 5.7%, year-on-year. Transshipment of dry cargo increased to 23.9 mln tons (+6.9%), liquid bulk cargo – fell to 14.8 mln tons (-20.7%). Throughput of Archangelsk port grew to 5.2 mln tons (+20.9%), Dudinka – to 1.1 mln tons (+2.8%). Throughput of Vitino ports fell to 3.8 mln tons (-10.6%), Varandei – to 3.1 mln tons (-21.5%) and Kandalaksha – to 0.7 mln tons (-20.7%). Throughput of Murmansk port fell by 7.8% to 23.7 mln tons due to decreased handling of crude oil while transshipment of dry cargo increased by 8.5% to 18.2 mln tons.

    The ports of the Baltic Sea increased transshipment to 207.2 mln tons (+11.6%) with dry cargo comprising 75.4 mln tons (+4.8%), liquid bulk cargo– 131.8 mln tons (+15.9%). Throughput of Ust-Luga port grew to 46.8 mln tons (double increase owing to launching of liquid bulk terminals and increased coal transshipment). Vysotsk raised its transshipment to 13.6 mln tons (+1.6%), Vyborg – to 1.5 mln tons (+32.5%). However, Big Port St. Petersburg handled 57.8 mln tons (-3.6%), port Primorsk - 74.8 mln tons (-0.5%), Kaliningrad - 12.7 mln tons (-4.8%). 

    Throughput of ports in the Azov and Black Sea Basin totaled 175.3 mln tons, up 1.5%, year-on-year. Transshipment of dry cargo increased to 69.3 mln tons (+9.0%), liquid bulk cargo fell to 106.0 mln tons (-2.9%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 117.4 mln tons (+1.1%), Rostov - 11.1 mln tons (+8.0%), Kavkaz - 9.4 mln tons (+13.4%), Azov 5.1 mln tons (+6.6%) and Taman 2.2 mln tons (up 1.8 times with launching of a new grain complex). At the same time throughput of Tuapse port fell by 8.2% to 17.8 mln tons, Yeisk – by 11.6% to 3.6 mln tons, Taganrog – by 1.4% to 3.4 mln tons иand Temryuk – by 3.5% to 2.3 mln tons.

    Seaports of the Caspian Basin handled 10.0 mln tons of cargo (-5.1%) including 4.7 mln tons of dry cargo  (-17.0%), 5.4 mln tons of liquid bulk cargo (+8.4%). Throughput of Astrakhan port fell by 30.2% to 3.2 mln tons, while throughput of Makhachkala increased by 12.5% to 6.0 mln tons and Olya – up 1.3 times to 0.8 mln tons. 

    In the Far East Basin the ports’ throughput increased to 134.2 mln tons (+6.9%). Transshipment of dry cargo reached 78.5 mln tons (+10.3%), liquid bulk cargo - 55.7 mln tons (+2.5%). The increase was demonstrated by Vostochny – to 42.5 mln tons (+10.9%), Vanino – to 20.3 mln tons (+6.5%), Nakhodka – to 16.9 mln tons (+12.8%), Vladivostok – to 13.2 mln tons (+10.9%), Posiet – to 5.8 mln tons (+9.5%), Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky – to 2.6 mln tons (+7.1%), Shakhtersk  - to 1.7 mln tons (+11.3%) and Magadan – to 1.3 mln tons (+10.2%). Throughput of De-Kastri port fell by 8.3% to 7.4 mln tons, Kholmsk – down 15.3% to 1.9 mln tons.

2019 March 19

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18:05 NYK holds conferences to improve the safety of its dry bulk fleet
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17:05 JAXPORT sets record with largest container ship to call Jacksonville
16:35 NYK introduces its market analysis initiatives using AI and big data
16:10 BigLift Shipping and Chung Yang Shipping cooperate in heavy transport
15:53 BW Group purchases a majority stake in Epic Gas from key shareholders and launches unconditional tender offer
15:23 Bunker market sees mixed price movements at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
15:12 Royal IHC to design and deliver dredge installations for Van Oord
15:02 CMA CGM updates THC in Lithuania ports
14:31 Wight at the forefront of environmental stewardship – Hybrid Explorer Vessel
14:02 Maersk has announced FAK rates from Far East Asia to Mediterranean
13:31 GC Rieber Shipping: Shearwater GeoServices awarded acquisition and processing contract in Turkey
13:01 PIL starts new Middle East service – China Straits Gulf
12:41 V.Ships Leisure teams up with Mystic Cruises to provide crew services for the first expedition vessel, World Explorer
12:20 Global cruise industry meets at Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019
12:01 Global Ship Lease agrees three-year charter with Hapag-Lloyd
11:30 ICTSI upgrades Lae unit ahead of schedule
11:19 10 vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on March 18-19
11:00 ABS expands Best Practices for Ballast Water Management Systems
10:41 Icebreakers of FSUE Rosmorport assisted about 6,000 ships in navigation season 2018-2019
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10:04 Draft Decree of RF Government foresees allocation of RUB 4.1 billion for reconstruction of Zhatai Shipyard
09:58 Panama Canal and Maersk to join the IMO-supported Global Industry Alliance to Support Low Carbon Shipping
09:46 MABUX: Bunker Market this morning March, 19
09:19 Baltic Dry Index is up to 721 points

2019 March 18

18:26 American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier loads Army aviation unit cargo in Thessaloniki
18:16 Wagenborg SPMTs to relocate giant MV-piling rig at the port of Rotterdam Maasvlakte
18:05 RF President launched Balaklavskaya and Tavricheskaya TPPs and Port substation in Taman
18:00 Indian Register of Shipping wins 5-year contract to provide Emergency Response Services for 33 vessels of The Shipping Corporation of India
17:36 Kawasaki Heavy Industries delivers bulk carrier Divinegate for Indigo Marine Shipping
17:30 NCSP Group’s consolidated cargo turnover for January 2019 increased by 3.3% to 12.063 million tonnes
17:05 Fincantieri starts works in Ancona on the new ship for Viking
16:38 RF Government allows LNG transportation along Northern Sea Route by certain foreign ships
16:32 Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft delivers sixth new building Ro-Ro for SIEM
16:27 Castor Maritime announces time charter contract for Panamax vessel with Oldendorff Carriers
16:13 CMA CGM announces GRR from East Coast South America to West Africa, East Africa, South Africa, Arabian Gulf and West Coast North of India
15:52 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO up to RUB 19,421 in RF spot market
15:51 Two NYK tugboat subsidiaries to merge
15:33 Global Ports Holding and MSC Cruises announce agreement to support Antigua
15:20 Iceberg to develop design and engineering documentation for nuclear-powered icebreaker of project 10510, Leader
15:13 CMA CGM announces GRR from Asia to South Africa
14:33 CMA CGM to apply GRI from Canada West Coast to worldwide destinations (Excluding Africa, EU, Russia and USA)
14:01 MSC adds vessel to its Lone Star service from Asia to USEC and Gulf of Mexico
13:46 Victor Gusev appointed General Director of Nakhodka Sea Fishing Port
13:27 Jumbo wins offshore subsea decommissioning project in North Sea
13:11 The largest fuel tanker to enter Port of Newcastle
12:55 10 vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on March 17-18
12:31 Contship Italia S.p.A. has entered into negotiations with MSC for sale of MCT
12:10 Maersk Line announces FAK rates – Scope Far East Asia to Mediterranean
11:51 Russia, Finland satisfied by shipping and environmental cooperation in Baltic and Arctic regions
11:32 Navig8 Chemical Tankers enters into sale and leaseback agreements with ICBC for four 37,000 DWT product oil/chemical tankers
11:02 Incheon Port container volumes up 7.5% to 266,000 TEU in January 2019
10:44 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Mar.18
10:15 SCF achieved adjusted profit of USD 6.9 million for 2018 vs USD 5.3 million loss for 2017
09:54 USA, EU and Canada impose sanctions on several Russian shipyards
09:36 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.21% to $67.02, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.21% to $58.61
09:19 Baltic Dry Index is up to 730 points
08:07 Port of Oakland cargo volume down 1.3 percent in February 2019
07:26 Port of Long Beach container volumes down 9.8 percent in February 2019