• 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 May 26

18:36 ABB electric propulsion system saved over 700,000 tons of fuel for marine vessels so far
18:14 Hapag-Llod revises HLC on East Asia - Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, WCSA services
17:52 Sixth combination bulk oil / deck cargo carrier of Project RST54 built by Okskaya shipyard to undergo sea rtials
17:31 TORM purchases shares for $19 million as part of the completed squeeze-out of remaining TORM A/S shareholders
17:30 Turku hosts the ninth Baltic Sea Region Forum
17:03 Hapag-Lloyd announces rotation change on JSC Service
16:49 Viking Line invests in maritime reseach in the Baltic Sea
16:43 LRQA receives accreditation from ANAB
16:21 Fugro enables safer drilling for BP in area of strong currents
16:11 Royal Caribbean's Empress of the Seas arrives to Miami
16:04 Navios Maritime Holdings' posts $101.5 million revenue for Q1 2016
15:57 RF Government issues instructions on expansion of port Kaliningrad for LNG terminal
15:39 Zelenodolsk Plant named after Gorky launches Gepard-3.9 frigate built for Vietnam
15:18 Hapag-Lloyd hikes rates from North, South and Central China to Persian Gulf
15:02 Broekman logistics signs contract with Novaedes
14:49 Expert says no firm trend on global bunker market next week
14:41 Flag hoisting ceremony held onboard M/V Ecolog built by Okskaya Sudoverf shipyard (photo)
14:35 BC Ferries adds more sailings in June on its three busiest routes
13:55 GESAMP group meets to focus on impacts of geoengineering on marine environment
13:49 Nayada Co Ltd joins Russian Association of Marine and River Bunker Suppliers
13:24 Ministers of Defence of Baltic States visit Baltic Workboats
12:56 IFO-180 НS is still in deficit at the ports of Russia’s Far East (graph)
12:28 Throughput of Murmansk Sea Fishing Port down 23.7% to 96,400 t in 4M’16 (photo)
12:00 SCF says construction of tankers complying with Tier-III Standard will cost 16-22% more
11:31 Damen unveils new compact multi-role UV 2410
11:15 122 permissions for navigation in NSR waters issued this year
10:57 Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding delivers 66,000 dwt type bulk carrier to Aquasol Shipmanagement
10:40 Compliance with Tier III Standard is not safe, not efficient at economy mode, results in higher CO2 emissions – expert opinion
10:21 Royal Caribbean orders fifth Oasis-class cruise ship
10:17 Technip awarded umbilical supply contract by Statoil in Norway
10:14 Workshop in Russia advances NECA for ships in Baltic and North Seas
10:08 Luka Koper throughput amounted to 5.6 million tonnes in January – March 2016
10:07 ESL Shipping’s barge Espa to become a floating beach and events area for the summer
09:52 MAN Diesel & Turbo wins order from Danaos Shipping to supply propellers for two container vessels
09:49 ClassNK releases 2016 Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships
09:48 Brent Crude futures price up 0.76% to $50.12, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.67% to $49.89
09:20 Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg allocations for its social programme totaled RUB 4.86 mln in QI’2016
09:09 Baltic Dry Index down to 605 points

2016 May 25

18:16 Port of Gothenburg opens new port entrance for road traffic
17:48 Expert says low-sulphur fuel can have a negative impact on technical condition of vessel’s fuel system
17:27 Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf receives ISO 9001:2008 certification
17:16 MOL conducts 'Tabletop Drill' with an oil spill scenario
17:07 Port of Long Beach Commissioners approve portwide project labor agreement
16:44 Andrei Gorbov appointed as Director General of Magadan Commercial Seaport OJSC
16:31 CMA CGM’s proposed acquisition of NOL cleared by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce
16:26 Davie Shipbuilding cuts steel for first resolve-class AOR
16:16 Start of oil shipping operations at Arctic Gate terminal (photo)
15:48 Hapag-Lloyd postpones Annual General Meeting
15:47 HHI to bring connectivity to ships and logistics
15:31 Container terminal at the port of Gothenburg starting Tuesday May 24 at 16:00
15:09 Primeline commences arbitration against CNOOC
14:36 Palfinger to acquire maritime lifesaving equipment supplier Harding
14:01 BAE Systems' centre to support Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers nears completion
13:43 DCNS showcases its solutions for naval defence at CANSEC exhibition, Ottawa, Canada
13:17 Pytlivy guard ship of the Black Sea Fleet left for the Mediterranean Sea
12:38 "K" Lines takes delivery of Corona-series coal carrier “CORONA VICTORY”
12:29 India to invest in development of Iranian port of Chabahar
12:15 Morsvyazsputnik discuss partnership with KenCast in expansion of satellite film distribution
11:59 Yaroslavsky shipyard launches boom-laying boat Kapitan Okhodov, Project А-40–2Б-ЯР (photo)
11:24 Duckworth Steel Boats contracted to build a new research vessel for Florida Institute of Oceanography