• 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 January 24

14:37 Polskie LNG terminal is ready for expansion
14:14 German Shipowners’ Association calls upon the EU to find solution for boat refugees in the Mediterranean Sea
13:54 DCT Gdansk terminal expands its fleet of STS and RTG cranes
13:12 “K”LINE awarded CDP’s “A List 2018” on climate change ―Earning highest rating “A” for three consecutive years
12:35 Cargo traffic via Murmansk Sea Fishing Port in 2018 remained flat Y-o-Y at 331,200 tonnes
12:11 COSCO SHIPPING Ports takes 60% stake in Chancay Terminal, Peru
11:36 SEA\LNG releases study revealing compelling investment case for LNG as a marine fuel
11:30 Icebreaker assistance period begins at the port of Primorsk (Leningrad Region) from January 25
11:12 GTT receives an order from DSME for the tank design of two new LNG carriers
11:06 Bunker prices are flat at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
10:47 Monjasa's bunker tanker Accra supplies marine fuel in the Panama Canal
10:29 15 vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on January 23-24
10:04 Port of Gothenburg container volumes up by 17 per cent in 2018
10:00 Brent Crude futures price down 0.36% to $60.92, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.38% to $52.43
09:41 Wilhelmsen Ship Management selected as the manager for Pardus Energy’s FSRU
09:37 Matthieu de Tugny takes helm at BV's Marine & Offshore division
09:18 Baltic Dry Index is down to 982 points

2019 January 23

18:27 Planning for 2020 IMO's sulphur cap has already started
18:13 Eagle Bulk receives commitment for a new credit facility totaling $208 million
18:02 Port of Gdansk (Poland) throughput in 2018 totaled 49.03 million tonnes, up 20.7% Y-o-Y
17:40 Andrei Malyarov elected as Chairman of Severnaya Verf shipyard's BoD
17:19 RWE files acquisition of renewables businesses of E.ON and innogy with European Commission
17:03 The Board of Directors of Fincantieri appoints a second General Manager
16:51 Ice restrictions at the port of Arkhangelsk come into effect on February 15
16:37 USCG interdicts smuggling boat with convicted criminals aboard off Florida
16:24 Regulatory issues related to operation of seaport infrastructure facilities to be discussed at the 2nd HES and Dredging Congress
16:08 First discharge of LPG from Ichthys LNG Project in Japan carried by “K” LINE’s VLGC “GRACE RIVER”
16:03 CMA CGM to launch its Med Pendulum Service (MPS)
15:46 Ice restrictions at the port of Vyborg (Leningrad Region) come into effect on February 6
15:33 Nakilat – Keppel welcomes first FSRU at the Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard
15:28 MHI Vestas achieves final turbine installation at Horns Reef 3
15:18 Rolls-Royce completes €57 million upgrade of Rauma thruster facility
15:03 NYK announces delivery of new coal carrier for Hokkaido Electric Power
14:33 Port of Oakland reports more ships than ever plugging into grid
14:20 Throughput of Port Vysotsky up 10.7% to 7.89 million tonnes in 2018
14:03 Kiel welcomes the TUI Cruises newbuilding
13:45 Admiralteiskie Verfi shipyard lays down large freezing trawler of Project СТ-192
13:27 Coast Guard’s only heavy icebreaker arrives at Antarctica
13:02 Rotterdam as a circular hub for the raw materials transition
12:58 The Russian Federation accedes to passenger compensation treaty
12:51 New initiatives to strengthen Singapore as a global maritime hub announced
12:37 SCHOTTEL presents new mechanical hybrid propulsion solution
12:04 Port of Riga cooperates with Balarusian forest industry to further increase its timber cargo volumes
11:42 15 vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on January 22-23
11:16 OSG exercises option for second 204,000 barrel barge at Gunderson Marine
10:55 Maritime Security & Offshore Patrol Week 2019 to be held for the first time ever in Dubai, UAE by IQPC Middle East
10:37 N-KOM welcomes first FSRU at the Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard
10:20 Responsibilities for implementation of state programmes of the Russian Federation divided between Deputy Prime Ministers
10:06 Brent Crude futures price up 0.03% to $61.52, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.02% to $53.03
09:48 Aderco: Planning for 2020 has already started
09:43 Vympel Shipyard lays down yet another hydrographic vessel / buoy tender of Project 19910 for RF Navy
09:19 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,036 points

2019 January 22

18:25 Elengy prepares the sale of access capacities to the Fos Tonkin LNG terminal for the period 2021-2030
18:05 Monjasa steps up as the 2nd largest local bunker supplier in the Panama Canal in 2018
17:54 Relampago practices skills with UAE Navy ship
17:35 CalMac takes over the tiller at Argyll Ferries
17:05 NYK gets the highest-rated ‘A’ for Climate Change by CDP Survey
16:42 RF Government proposed candidates to Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port's BoD
16:23 Pilbara Ports Authority achieves a new record tonnage on a single tide at the Port of Port Hedland
15:56 Port of Rotterdam Authority and Rotterdam Port Promotion Council renew collaboration