• 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 September 20

13:04 Rotterdam unites safety research with first LNG training facility
12:02 TITAN Salvage receives NAMEPA's Corporate Marine Environment Protection Award
11:09 The port of Antwerp will have an LNG bunkering and filling station for barges by the beginning of 2016
10:11 Hapag-Lloyd informs about a void position on its Far East Trade – Europe - Asia Loop 7
09:13 Norwegian Cruise Line and MEYER WERFT celebrate the keel laying of Norwegian Escape

2014 September 19

18:20 Port Metro Vancouver to relocate its Asia office to Shanghai
18:10 Buoy tender of project 3052 Nikolai Shiryayev enters service (photo)
18:07 Hyundai Group Chairman Hyun Jeong-Eun ranked on FORTUNE's ‘The Most Powerful Women of Asia-Pacific’
17:52 Finland's Ministry of Employment and the Economy granted EUR 65.2 million in three new LNG terminals
17:43 CMA CGM Group to exhibit to the 17th edition of Irrigated Tropical Horticulture International Fair
17:32 Tilbury secures Finnlines Ro Ro service
17:21 International Transport Workers’ Federation supports coalition for good jobs in PNG
16:14 Pori LNG terminal receives positive investment support decision from Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy
15:46 Fairmount Marine's tugs successfully delivered FPSO Petrojarl Knarr to Norway
15:14 First steel cut for the third Quantum class ship
14:29 Nuclear icebreakers of Atomflot complete escorting of Transshelf carrying two RF Navy submarines
14:14 Konecranes launches a new overhead crane for lifting needs in emerging markets
13:50 Anchorage areas for detained or arrested vessels determined in RF seaports
13:32 Deep Sea Supply takes delivery of the newbuilding Platform Supply Vessel 'Sea Triumph'
13:13 Ro-ro company CLdN signs agreement with Logent Ports & Terminals at the Port of Gothenburg
12:31 CMA CGM to implement a Port Congestion Surcharge for all cargoes to Cabinda (Angola)
12:01 MSC introduces 2M scope of services
11:17 Rimorchiatori Riuniti takes delivery of Damen ASD 2411 (photo release)
11:10 Two ethylene gas carriers to enter Lauritzen Kosan fleet
11:07 Laky Verf shipyard to launch high-speed boat of project 15MJ on September 23, 2014
10:51 Bunker prices at port St. Petersburg down in late 38th week (graph)
10:30 EVRAZ NCSP puts into operation 4 new loaders
09:42 Throughput of port Gdansk (Poland) up 5.7% to 20.389 mln t in Jan-Aug’14
09:25 Oil price down to $97.7 in London and down to $93.07 in New York
09:13 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,089 points

2014 September 18

18:34 Peruvian President Ollanta Humala visits APM Terminals Callao
18:04 Broekman to support Cryoport's cryogenic logistics solutions throughout Europe
17:49 Ukrferry (Ukraine) launches Constanta – Batumi – Illichivsk line from October 15, 2014
17:21 Oils Overseas to transfer all of its bunkering activities to Integr8 Fuels
17:15 Damen contracted to deliver second DFF 4212 to Seaspovill
16:50 Gazprom mulls construction of LNG plant in Kerch (Crimea)
16:22 SITC Logistics opens branch office in the Philippines
15:40 Paving of berths completed at Bronka’s start-up complex (photo)
15:13 South Carolina Ports Authority container volume up13 percent in fiscal year
15:03 PORT FLEET to provide towing of the Aurora cruiser to a dockyard in Kronstadt
14:46 Icebreaker Krasin to leave Saint-Petersburg for repair in Kronshtadt on September 20 (photo)
14:43 COSCO orders five 14,500 TEU container vessels
14:13 Chilli AB moves to the Port of Gothenburg
14:07 Paris MOU does not stipulate for physical inspection of bunker to verify its compliance with sulphur content limits from Jan 1’15
13:32 Vroon launches newbuilding at Nanjing East Star Shipyard
13:13 Finnish Government to reduce fairway dues and remove the track tax in 2015-2017
12:49 Bunker prices at Far East ports remained flat in late 38th week (graph)
12:31 CSSC volume of ship orders up to 121 in January - July 2014
12:12 China Merchants signs two agreements with the Government of Sri Lanka
11:58 Gazprom starts talks on supplies of 30 billion cubic metres of gas to China
11:42 OCIMF issues new recommendations on operations in Arctic regions
11:20 MacGregor secures RoRo cargo access equipment order from South Korea
10:50 Throughput of NCSP down 4.6% to 90 mln t in Jan-Aug’14
10:25 Dalzavod OJSC completes repairing of rescue tugboat Fotiy Krylov (photo)
10:00 Viking Supply Ships sells platform supply vessel SBS Cirrus
09:49 Statoil to lay up the COSL Pioneer rig in the fourth quarter of 2014
09:28 Damen gets order from Urag for two ASD 2411 tugs
09:21 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,124 points
09:07 Oil price down to $98.97 in London and down to $93.2 in New York

2014 September 17

18:36 Fincantieri gets two prestigious awards