• 2014 January 14 15:10

    Throughput of Russian seaports up 3.9% to 589 mln t in 2013

    In 2013, Russian seaports handled 589 mln t of cargo (+3.9%, year-on-year), says press center of Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo hit climbed by 1.6% to 255.7 mln t including 101.1 mln t of coal (+13.3%), 44.4 mln t of containerized cargo (+4.1%), 12.9 mln t of mineral fertilizers (+24.0%), 7.4 mln t of ore (+2.8%). Transshipment of ferrous metal dropped to 22 mln t (-14.0%), grin – to 18.3 mln t (-23.4%), timber – to 4.4 mln t(-25.9%). 

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo hit 333.3 mln t (+5.7%) including 207.5 mln t of crude oil (+4.6%).

    Transshipment of export cargo increased by 2.8%, year-on-year, to 460.1 mln t, import cargo transshipment was 48.4 mln t (+7.3%), transit cargo transshipment – 44.5 mln t (+4.6%), coastal trade cargo - 36 mln t (+13.2%).

    Operators of the Arctic Basin handled 46.2 mln t of cargo (+19.2%, year-on-year) including 24.6 mln t of dry cargo (+3.1%) and 21.6 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (up 1.4 times). The growth of liquid bulk transshipment was driven by the increase of Belokamenka terminal throughput. Total throughput of port Murmansk hit 31.4 mln t (+32.5%), Varandey – 5.4 mln t (up 1.7 times). Throughput of port Arkhangelsk dropped by 14.3% to 4.4 mln t, port Vitino – by 39.6% to 2.3 mln t.

    The ports of the Baltic Basin handled 215.8 mln t (+4.1%) including 82.1 mln t of dry cargo (+8.8%), 133.7 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+1.4%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 62.7 mln t (+33.8%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 58 mln t (+0.3%), Vysotsk - 16.2 mln t (+18.5%), Kaliningrad - 13.7 mln t (+7.5%), Primorsk - 63.8 mln t (-14.6%).

    Throughput of Azov - Black Sea ports fell by 1.3%, year-on-year, to 174.4 mln t including 62.5 mln t of dry cargo (-9.6%) and 111.9 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+4.0%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 112.6 mln t (-4.1%), Tuapse - 17.7 mln t (-0.4%), Rostov-on-Don - 10.8 mln t (-1.7%), Kavkaz - 7.9 mln t (-15.7%), Taman - 9.5 mln t (up 2.6 times due to liquid bulk cargo).

    The ports of the Caspian Basin handled 7.8 mln t (-21.6%, year-on-year) including 3 mln t of dry cargo (-33.8%) and 4.8 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (-11.1%). Throughput of port Makhachkala fell by 14.7%, Astrakhan – by 25.5%, Olya - 2.5 times.

    Seaports of the Far East Basin handled 144.8 mln t of cargo (+7.8%) including 83.4 mln t of dry cargo (+6.1%) and 61.4 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+10.1%). Port Vostochny handled 48.3 mln t (+13.5%), Vanino - 23.8 mln t (+16.8%), Nakhodka - 18.4 mln t (+8.1%), Vladivostok - 14.5 mln t (+10.0%), De-Castri  -  7 mln t (-4.9%), Posiet - 5.6 mln t (–3.0%), Prigorodnoye - 16.3 mln t (-0.8%).

2019 December 8

12:14 Grieg Star adds 64000dwt bulk cargo carrier to its fleet
11:05 ABS grants AIP for first Jones ACT SOV

2019 December 7

16:55 USCG Cutter Steadfast returns to port after 60-day counter drug patrol
15:42 TEN announces charter extension for an LNG carrier
13:08 FMT and Indian Register of Shipping sign MOU on strategic cooperation
11:34 AET secures long-term DPST charter contracts with Shell
10:37 Titan LNG tenders for 8000 cbm LNG bunker barge

2019 December 6

18:11 Lithuania aims to ensure state management of „Rail Baltica“ infrastructure
17:55 More operative services of towboats in the Port of Klaipėda
17:28 Acceptance/delivery certificate for Kalas, first rescue tugboat of Project MPSV12
17:06 APM Terminals Gothenburg takes another major step in their journey towards climate neutrality
16:04 Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam MD receives Harbour Medal
15:57 Northern Sea Route cargo traffic totaled 27.59 million tonnes YTD, up almost 70% Y-o-Y
15:26 IAPH Women’s Forum’s initiative “Women in Ports Mentoring Program” now extended to female Harbour Masters
15:03 Seabourn brings a new experience to guests with unique “Bow Lounge”
14:22 Throughput of port Ventspils (Latvia) in 11M’19 grew by 4% to 19.47 million tonnes
14:03 The container terminal at the Port of Gothenburg to be fossil-free by 2020
13:05 Carnival Corporation's Costa Cruises welcomes LNG-powered Costa Smeralda to fleet
12:54 Yacht Zarya with Russian team wins ARC+St.Vicent 2019
12:23 UN maritime agency commits to further action on gender equality
12:01 Jan De Nul sets new sustainability standards for maintenance dredging works in the marinas of Nieuwpoort on the Belgian coast
11:30 Canada Infrastructure Bank invests $300 million in Port of Montreal’s expansion project in Contrecoeur
11:20 Costa Smeralda delivered from Meyer Turku shipyard
11:02 Yang Ming sets up subsidiary in China
10:45 Largest Latvian transit companies represented at 2019 Russian Transport Week
10:17 GTT receives an order from Samsung Heavy Industries for the tank design of two new LNG Carriers
10:12 Joint Russian-Vietnamese exercise underway in Cam Ranh
09:59 MAN Energy Solutions and Orcan Energy agree to collaborate
09:49 Bunker prices go down at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:36 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Dec 06
09:30 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.44% to $63.11, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.33% to $58.23
09:14 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,575 points
08:31 DNV GL awards Hudong-Zhonghua AiP certificate for gas-fueled 25000 TEU containership design

2019 December 5

18:05 ABS, MAN & SDARI join forces to develop ammonia-fueled feeder vessel
17:46 Throughput of Rostov-on-Don port in 11M’19 fell by 7% Y-o-Y to 21.1 million tonnes
17:21 Extraordinary general shareholders meeting of LUKOIL approves interim dividend
17:05 NORDEN enters new biofuel collaboration with Kvasir Technologies
16:28 Cargo traffic on Northern Sea Route can grow to 160 million tonnes by 2035 – Aleksandr Krutikov
16:05 ABS and CATL sign battery research agreement
15:54 Port of HaminaKotka published its statistics for November 2019
15:30 Ministry for Development of Russian Far East and Arctic expects special economic regime to come into force in Arctic in 2020
15:03 DNV GL and Huangpu-Wenchong sign JDP on 5,000 TEU LNG dual-fuel containership
14:49 Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries
14:33 IMO Assembly approved renewal of Kitack Lim’s appointment as secretary-general of UN body
14:06 Torqeedo powers all-electric harbour water clean-up boat
13:06 YILPORT Puerto Bolívar now operates with four mobile harbor cranes
12:44 Bunker prices increase at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
12:25 Norfolk, Virginia to host Port & Terminal Technology USA on 21-22 April 2020
12:17 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Dec 05
12:08 Inmarsat launches Fleet LTE service in the North Sea
11:50 Forum «Arctic: Today and the Future» kicked off in Saint-Petersburg
11:29 “K” Line completes additional development (Phase-2) of “Kawasaki Integrated Maritime Solutions”
11:05 PIL upgrades Redsea Gulf Service and Intra-Redsea Feeder 5
10:37 DNV GL and GSI cooperate on AI-based solution to improve welding NDT efficiency
10:01 Bunker sales at port Vladivostok in 11M’19 grew by 53.2% to 1.58 million tonnes
09:36 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.1% to $62.94, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.38% to $58.2
09:18 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,599 points
09:03 CMA CGM and Total sign a major agreement
06:49 Ocean Yield ASA announces delivery of three LR2 product tankers with long-term charters

2019 December 4

18:30 North Carolina Ports Chief Commercial Officer retires