• 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 >>>>

2016 October 25

11:01 Smetlivy guard ship returned to Sevastopol after accomplishing the assigned tasks
10:20 DP World reports 2.2% gross volume growth in the first nine months of 2016
09:54 Brent Crude futures price down 0.66% to $51.52, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.06% to $50.56
09:35 Russian LNG projects are implemented under unfavorable market conditions – expert
09:16 Baltic Dry Index up to 831 points

2016 October 24

18:50 Port of Antwerp handles first project cargo for petrochemical cluster
17:58 Global order backlog numbers 138 LNG carriers
17:29 Dredging ship Belomorsky returns to Arkhangelsk under Russian flag (photo)
17:00 Abolishing of export duty on crude and oil products can result in 60-pct reduction of Russian terminals’ cargo base - expert
16:32 40th tanker leaves ice-resistant offshore rig Prirazlomnaya (photo)
16:04 APM Terminals orders automated cranes for MedPort Tangier facility
15:51 Trawler ship Pechora built for NAD fishing farms will be based in Murmansk (photo)
15:17 OSG Board OKs spin-off of its international business
15:04 Keppel to deliver one of the world’s largest FPSOs to Bumi Armada
14:46 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO up to RUB 10,463 in RF spot market
14:10 Port of Rotterdam throughput decreases by 1.9% in first nine months of 2016
14:02 Keppel to deliver third FPSO for Shapoorji Pallonji and Bumi Armada JV
13:33 Evgeniy Ambrosov makes a report at the conference “International Cooperation in the Arctic: New Challenges and Vectors of Development”
13:02 Hyundai Heavy Industries wins an order to build two 2,600 ton frigates for the Philippine Navy
12:34 BW LPG takes delivery of BW Magellan
12:10 Mordraga LLC (DEME Group) sponsors business lunch at 4th International Forum of Dredging Companies
11:29 PJSC TransContainer reports its Financial Results under Russian Accounting Standards for the first nine month of 2016
11:03 Overseas Shipholding Group approved to transfer to NYSE “Big Board”
10:45 Damen wins 13-tug order from Edison Chouest Offshore
10:37 OCEAN Alliance to become effective Monday, October 24, 2016
10:24 Brent Crude futures price down 0.25% to $51.66, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.35% to $50.67
10:02 Skangas awarded framework agreement with Statoil
09:40 Throughput of Port Vanino OJSC up 29% to 5.2 mln t in 9M’16
09:15 Baltic Dry Index down to 842 points

2016 October 23

14:33 Panama Canal records third highest annual cargo tonnage in Fiscal Year 2016
14:28 African States, the European Union and European shipowners endorse maritime security
14:27 Port of Antwerp freight volume up 3.3% after 9 months
14:26 Eimskip starts calling Bremerhaven in Germany
14:24 Ports support designation North Sea and Baltic Sea as Nitrogen Emission Control Areas

2016 October 22

14:23 Hapag-Lloyd announces GRI from East Asia to East Coast of South America
14:21 Teekay Tankers wins Lloyd’s List Asia Tanker Operator of the Year
13:48 World union meeting unites against TiSA and CETA
13:10 Aker Solutions to acquire majority stake in Brazil's C.S.E.
11:32 ClassNK wins Big Data Award at the Lloyd’s List Asia Awards

2016 October 21

18:32 Ferus Smit launches Arklow Cape ship
18:28 Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Egypt
18:00 Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg “Marine Façade” holds press conference on navigation results
17:28 EMGS and North Sea Commander Shipping AS agree on new terms for the charter agreement of the Atlantic Guardian
17:17 NCSP Group says its 9M’16 throughput increased by 6.3%, y-o-y, to 110.5 mln t
17:03 Jan De Nul Group sponsors evening reception at 4th International Forum of Dredging Companies
16:49 Transas calls for regulatory compliance for big data connectivity
16:30 Draft rules for equal-opportunity access to port monopolies’ services brought up for public discussion
16:11 GasLog to charter LNG carrier from Centrica, places newbuilding order at SHI
15:54 Port of Gdansk returns from China with yet another LoI
15:32 Contract award for Sea Trucks Group in West Africa
15:10 Cargo transportation by Ukraine’s water transport up 0.6% to 4.8 mln t in 9M’16
14:46 FESCO’s 8M’16 revenue down 28.4% to $351.8 mln
14:18 ClassNK issues AIP for LNG bunkering vessel design
13:44 Rosmorport appoints Yury Akhmedov as Acting Deputy Director of its North-Western Branch, Head of Ust-Luga department (photo)
13:12 The Danish Maritime Authority embarks on a future with unmanned ships
12:46 Total traffic of aluminum via Troitsa Bay Seaport (Primorsky Territory) exceeded 35,000 t this year (photo)
12:18 Bollinger delivers 20th fast response cutter to USCG
11:57 Northern Sea Route traffic to reach 6 mln t in 2016 – NSR Administration
11:09 Bunker market of port Saint-Petersburg shows moderate growth of prices (graph)
10:44 Brent Crude futures price down 0.02% to $51.38, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.14% to $50.56