• 2014 May 8 12:31

    Vyborg Shipyard starts building hull of 21900M icebreaker "Novorossiysk" for Rosmorport (photo)

    The hull assembly phase commenced at Vyborg Shipyard for "Novorossiysk", the third in a series of diesel-electric icebreakers of Project 21900M, the shipbuilder said in a press release. The hull is fabricated on a semi-submersible heavy-lift barge “Atlant”, built by the Vyborg Shipyard.

    The 21900M-series flagship was launched on May 1, 2014.

    “Murmansk”, the second serial icebreaker is being constructed in cooperation with Arctech Helsinki Shipyard.

    The icebreaker was ordered by the Federal Agency of Maritime and River Transport, owner / developer is Rosmorport.

    The icebreaker of Project 21.900M is an evolution of Project 21.900. The icebreaker is capable of ramming a path in the 1.5-m-thick ice. The multipurpose vessel is intended for escort of large-tonnage cargo ships, for towing, fire fighting on floating and other facilities, salvage of stricken ships and for cargo transportation. Deadline for newbuilds delivery is 2015.

    Semi-submersible heavy-lift barge “Atlant” made of special steels was designed for year-round operation, including in the ice-covered waters. The vessel is intended for floating out ship hulls, for heavy-lift transport operations outside the water basin of Vyborg Shipyard.

    JSC Vyborg Shipyard, a largest shipbuilding company of the North-West region of Russia, is part of United Shipbuilding Corporation. The Company has built for more than 200 different vessels the past 60 years of total 12000 DWT and total displacement of over 1.3 million tonnes. Today, the shipbuilder specializes in the construction of drilling rigs for offshore fields development, of icebreakers and ice-class vessels, small and medium tonnage ships, as well as ship repair.

    Related link: Vyborg Shipyard launches icebreaker of project 21900М Vladivostok for Rosmorport >>>>

2014 August 21

17:25 Prosafe posts second quarter and first half report 2014
16:50 TIL acquires 50% of International Trade Logistics
16:14 ABB launches world´s most powerful underground and subsea power transmission cable system
15:48 UAB LITGAS (Lituania) signs LNG supply contract with Statoil ASA (Norway)
15:38 SCF Yenisey and SCF Pechora commence transportation of first oil from Novy Port field
15:28 Channoil Asia Pty announces new appointments
15:14 Statoil shuts down production on the Troll C platform in the North Sea
14:45 China Rongsheng Heavy Industries acquires 60% interest in Kyrgyzstan project
14:26 Bunker prices at Far East ports change in late 34th week (graph)
14:13 Port of Tauranga posts financial result for the year to 30 June 2014
13:50 URALCHEM becomes controlling shareholder of Ventamonjaks terminal (Latvia)
13:32 Maersk Line remains the leading carrier on reliability in Q2
13:20 United Metallurgical Company plans selling of unfinished metallurgical terminal at port Ust-Luga
13:13 Bergen Group posts Interim Report for Q2 2014
12:40 LUKOIL-BUNKER LLC holds oil spill response exercise in waters of port Novorossiysk
12:01 Diana Shipping Inc. announces delivery of Capesize Dry Bulk Carrier m/v G. P. Zafirakis
11:42 Panama Canal updates Maersk Line on Expansion Program
11:21 Ports of Auckland posts results for the year to 30 June 2014
10:59 USPA conducts a seminar on information security
09:36 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,061 points
09:19 Oil price up to $102.28 in London and up to $93.45 in New York

2014 August 20

18:20 TTS Group appoints a new CFO
18:03 Hiab presents the latest technology in sustainable load handling at Elmia Lastbil in Sweden
17:55 Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard launches lead tug of 6-boat series for P.TransCo (photo)
17:21 Topaz Energy and Marine secures US$75 million investment from Standard Chartered Private Equity
17:10 BMT SMART appoints new Sales & Business Development Manager
16:22 Epic Gas announces unaudited financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014
15:44 Low water causes introduction of draught limits at some parts of Russia’s inland water ways
15:20 Zamakona Yards Shipyards performes delivery ceremony and naming of new Atlantic Offshore´s ERRV
15:07 Lawyers recommend re-exporting of “sanctioned” cargoes from Russian ports
15:03 MacGregor gets contract for two subsea cranes for Chinese PSVs
14:20 TTS Group signes a contract for delivery of a ship lift and related equipment to SIMA in Peru
14:11 Oil spill response headquarter exercise held at port Novorossiysk (photo)
14:02 Cecon Pride completes Sea-trials and mobilizes for delivery and departure for the Mediterranean
13:24 Tanker Anichkov Bridge is the first to transit Northern Sea Route this year (photo)
13:21 APM Terminals reports profit of USD 223 mln
13:20 Guangzhou Shipyard International Company's MR oil tanker gets first EEDI certificate
12:45 Bunker prices at port St. Petersburg slightly down in early 34th week (graph)
12:23 Clarkson announces Unaudited Interim Results for the six months ended 30 June 2014
12:14 A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S publishes Interim Report Q2 2014
11:37 Star Bulk agrees to acquire 34 drybulk vessels
11:19 Guangzhou Shipyard International Company secures four 250,000dwt VLOCs order from FMG
10:37 Container throughput of port Hong Kong (China) up 3.3% to 13.13 mln TEUs in Jan-July’14
10:16 Qatargas delivers a commissioning cargo to Hainan LNG Terminal in the People’s Republic of China
09:52 Lukoil ships first batch of compensation oil as part of West Qurna-2 project In Iraq
09:28 Oil price down to $101.56 in London and down to $92.86 in New York
09:13 Honghua Group enters into LOA for offshore rig construction with Orion
09:09 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,040 points

2014 August 19

18:37 Galle Harbour earns profit of Rs. 20 m
18:17 Lukoil ships first batch of compensation oil as part of West Qurna-2 project in Iraq
18:07 BIMCO to help judge Maritime Standard Awards in Dubai
17:53 North-Western Shipping Company delivers oversized equipment to Bashkortostan (photo)
17:42 Norwegian prime minister opens the Gudrun platform in the North Sea
17:26 Hapag-Lloyd announces void sailing on its Far East Trade – Europe - Asia Loop M Service
16:20 Throughput of port Singapore up 5.3% to 319.57 mln t in Jan-July’14
15:11 Bureau Veritas announces the acquisition of Analysts in the United States
14:54 Throughput of Chinese ports up 4.6% to 6.42 bln t in Jan-July’14
14:10 Hapag-Lloyd changes vessel name on its US Westcoast – Australasia Loop 1 (WAS) Service
13:49 Marintec Indonesia to be held 26-28 November 2014, at Jakarta International Expo
12:30 Throughput of NCSP Group down 4.2% to 79.7 mln t in Jan-July’14