• 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 6

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18:14 Grangemouth Container Terminal celebrates 50th anniversary
17:04 COSCO posts results for Q1 of 2016
16:36 Oil spill response operation at Big Port St. Petersburg
16:34 CMA CGM implements GRR from all Asian ports to all Middle East Gulf ports
16:04 COSCO secures contract for two crude oil tankers
16:02 Northern approach channel to Port Ust-Luga open for navigation
15:38 Refueling ships at Port of Vladivostok, its offshore bunkering locations dropped 3 times to 135,000 tonnes in Jan-Apr 2016
15:34 MOL launches coastal LNG shuttle transport project in Indonesia
15:04 Maersk Line delivers breakeven result despite record low freight rates
15:00 Congratulations on Victory Day from IAA PortNews!
14:33 Bunker prices at St. Petersburg port end week with slight gain (graph)
14:31 SharpEye™ radar system from Kelvin Hughes successfully installed and commissioned on SAS Drakensberg
14:15 Port of Rostov-on-Don cargo volumes leap by 27.2% in Jan-Apr to 3.77 million tonnes
14:01 Rosneft delivers its first LNG shipment to the Ain Sukhna port
13:35 Nuclear-powered LASH carrier Sevmorput with a cargo of construction materials sets out on her Arctic voyage (photo)
13:14 India to issue guidelines on SOLAS container weight verification next week
12:46 Cargo traffic on Azov-Don River Basin IWWs drops 8.7% in April to 494,000 tonnes
12:04 Port of Azov four-month cargo volumes soar 20% to 2.75 million tonnes
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10:14 Bollinger wins Phase II contract for FRCs from U.S. Coast Guard
09:40 Baltic Dry Index continues to slide, down 1.53% to 642 points
09:11 Government set to spend RUB 1 bn for Volga-Caspian Canal dredging project in 2016
08:42 Australian Maritime Safety Authority and Tangaroa Blue working together for clean seas

2016 May 5

18:31 Production of diesel fuel in Russia up 6.6% to 24.965 million tonnes in Jan-Apr 2016
18:05 FAS prepared provisional tariff levels for Rosmorport's services
17:50 Production of HFO in Russia in Jan-Apr grew 13.4% to 19.942 million tonnes
17:15 Bureau Veritas acquires TMC Marine
15:16 The MSC Musica call kicks off navigation season in St. Petersburg Passenger Port (photo)
15:14 Ancona shipyard starts dry dock works on “Viking Sun” for Fincantieri
14:45 Russia's coal exports up 6.2% to 50.315 million tonnes in Jan-Apr, 2016
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14:14 European shipowners invite Commission to acknowledge emerging sustainable shipping practices in India
14:04 Russian crude exports rose 6% in Jan-Apr, 2016 to 84.922 million tonnes
13:24 Harley Marine starts construction of two harbor tugs
13:14 Jensen Maritime designs new tractor tug meeting Tier IV emissions standards
12:13 ICS pushes for balanced update of York Antwerp Rules
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11:34 Four port operators pre-qualified for Panama Canal’s Corozal Port
10:12 Crude oil futures prices rise 1.41% to $45,25 in London and 2.01% to $44,66 in New York
09:49 CMA CGM implements ERR from all Asian ports to Mediterranean trades
09:12 Baltic Dry Index slides 4.40% to 652 points
08:55 Cargotec's Kalmar wins its largest ever crane upgrade contract
08:32 Yilport acquires 100% shares of Gävle Container Terminal

2016 May 4

18:59 The State Council approves establishment of Zhoushan River-Sea Intermodal Transport Service Center
18:57 Kalmar wins order for nine diesel-electric straddle carriers from EUROGATE Container Terminal Hamburg
18:53 Damen and Expedition Voyage Consultants team up to develop globally capable expedition ship
18:51 Damen opens office in the US
18:47 CMA CGM implements GRR from Asia to Red Sea
18:45 CMA CGM implements GRR from Mediterranean ports to Asia
18:37 Maersk posts profit of USD 1.6bn for Q1 of 2016
18:36 ABB to supply special transformers for the world’s most powerful wind turbines
18:34 Hapag-Lloyd to increase rates from East Asia to East Coast of South America
18:30 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v Alcyon with Norden
17:59 Damen Shipyards Group and GustoMSC introduce DG JACK
17:56 Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam undertakes project on the jack-up vessel Sea Installer
17:45 Admiralty Shipyards contracted to built ice class patrol ships for Defense Ministry
17:29 More Russian Far Eastern ports to join porto franco regime