• 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 July 25

10:29 Baltic Dry Index rises to 727 points
10:28 MItsui secures first order for ME-GI dual fuel engines for two Crowley's CoRo ships
09:56 Brent Crude prices drop to $107,07 in London, in New York - to $102.07
09:14 USCG Cutter Northland returns home after successful patrol in Caribbean Sea

2014 July 24

19:16 Bunker prices in St. Petersburg closing the week flat
19:06 Flagship icebreaker LK-60 to have Transas navigation systems
18:41 Ministry to develop Crimea transport complex concept
18:23 Freght One Novosibirsk unit's oil product loading up 1.5 times in H1, to 995,000 tonnes
17:37 Abu Dhabi selects new cruise passenger design
17:36 Navios Acquisition takes delivery and employment of one VLCC
17:29 Bechtel Plant Machinery gets $39.4 million more for naval propulsion contract
17:21 Transportation Ministry: Crimea needs rescue and salvage fleet
17:13 DP World box traffic rises 9.3% to 29.4 million TEUs in H1
16:53 USCG, local agencies respond to downed plane near American Samoa
16:45 Abu Dhabi Ports general cargo traffic soars 37% in H1
15:51 Wärtsilä to divest its shares in QMD 2-stroke JV
15:46 N-KOM awarded $110 million contracts from GDI
15:21 Russia eyes building in Crimea piers for accommodation of 293-m long cruise liners
14:45 Severnaya Verf lays down third Navy combat logistics ship of 23120 series "Captain Shevchenko"
14:32 Port Posiet boundaries updated
14:14 Suez Canal H1 vessel traffic rises 3.5% to 1,388 ships
13:46 USCG, Good Samaritans rescue 11 boaters in Alaska
13:07 About 620 vehicles waiting at ferry terminals in ports Kavkaz and Krym
12:31 Baltic Dry Index edges up to 727 points
12:28 Hormanda Shipping's bulker allides with pier in Azov port
12:16 Salvaged Costa Concordia departs Giglio under tow, arrival in Genoa sceduled for Saturday
11:45 Boat capesizes off Kamchatka, a boater missing
11:29 Spanish frigate ESPS joins EU counter piracy forces off Somalia
11:13 Eastern Shipbuilding secures order for construction of multipurpose MPFSV from Hurvey Gulf
10:51 Brent Crude prices soar to $108,19 in London, in New York - to $103.08
10:48 GE and LR ink MoU to collaborate on applying gas turbines to power commercial ships
10:33 Belco partners with Maersk to test its marine scrubber technology
09:58 SAAB completes acquisition of TKMS AB (Kockums)
09:39 Hyundai Heavy develops HiCASS for safe navigation of vessels

2014 July 23

18:04 Pantos Logistics opens DC at Maasvlakte
17:57 Container throughput of port Hong Kong (China) up 3.5% to 11.11 mln TEUs in HI’14
17:45 BMT partners with Ares Shipyard to deliver 17 patrol boats for Qatar Coastguard
16:45 COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard delivers one jack-up rig to its Asian buyer
15:44 Hapag-Lloyd informs about void sailing for the WSX service
14:56 COSCO Container Lines announces Rate Restoration for Far East to South Africa trade
14:48 Ocean Yield's three LEGCs to have MAN ME-GI ethane-fueled engines
14:47 COSCO Container Lines announces GRI for Far East to South America & Mexico trade
14:13 Odessa port reports on reduce of time for container trucks customs inspection
13:31 President of Russian Railways attends opening of transshipment terminal in North Korean port Rajin
12:15 COSCO Corporation secures offshore and shipbuilding contracts valued at USD300 million
12:09 Perrigault SA to acquire APM Terminals Le Havre share
11:16 Bunker prices go down at port St. Petersburg (graph)
11:00 Throughput of Neva Pipeline Company (Ust-Luga) exceeds 12.7 mln t from year beginning
10:40 Allocations of Russian Railways for Mga-Ivangorod line and approaches to southern ports of Gulf of Finland totaled RUB 6.3 bln in HI’14
10:09 Costa Concordia ready to tow, departure from Giglio Island
09:59 Net profit of TransContainer down 17.8% to RUB 1.9 bln in HI’14
09:48 Baltic Dry Index down to 723 points
09:40 Bunker prices in Far East ports changed in early 30th week (graph)
09:27 Transportation of diesel fuel to port Primorsk resumed
09:09 Oil price down to $107.33 in London and down to $104.42 in New York
09:08 Infrastructure Partnership to acquire APM Terminals Virginia container terminal

2014 July 22

18:09 3,200 t of foreign cargo delivered to port Sabetta under Yamal LNG project from April’14 (photo)
17:36 ZIM ranks 4th out of 22 global carriers in the 2013 CCWG lowest emissions performance
16:25 South Carolina Ports container throughput up 8 percent in 2014 fiscal year
16:16 Throughput of Rosterminalugol hits 8 mln t of cargo from year beginning