• 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 October 2

18:13 Besix to construct a new deepwater berth in Gdansk
18:02 Swissco completes acquisition of four additional rigs
17:45 IAA PortNews publishes photo release dedicated to International Conference "Impact of Shipping on Air in Europe"
17:42 MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company announces the appointment of Mr. Diego Aponte as President and CEO
17:39 Carnival Corporation program expected to save more than one bln gallons of fuel by end of 2014
17:30 CMA CGM wins the prestigious Lloyd’s List award for Corporate Social Responsibility 2014
17:16 Identec Solutions supplies CTAS 7.0 Reefer system to King Abdullah Port, Saudi Arabia
17:04 M/V Anatoly Sidenko built by Lotos Shipyard (Astrakhan) sets off for her maiden voyage
16:52 CHCA-BIFA to host seminars on new code of practice for packing of CTUs
16:35 Hamburg Süd opens office in Gandhidham, India
16:05 Statoil and its partners completed their joint seismic acquisition project in the south-eastern Barents Sea
15:50 SOCAR announces its exports of oil products in Jan-Sep’14
15:31 SOCAR’s exports of crude oil via port Novorossiysk total 762,582 t in Jan-Sep’14
15:23 Mitsui O.S.K. Lines holds a naming ceremony for the LNG Venus
15:15 Saipem awarded new offshore E&C contracts in the Gulf of Mexico totalling $750 million
14:39 Damen's ASD 2810-series tug "MV Kairi" heads for Trinidad
14:09 Ukrainian Government denounces agreement with Russia on Kerch Strait
13:38 BESIX to construct a new deepwater berth in Gdansk
13:00 ClassNK establishes new Renewable Energy Department
12:42 Decision taken to boost Blue Stream’s capacity to 19 billion cubic meters
12:29 Nenets region authorities: Sanctions will hinder implementation of oil and gas projects
12:10 Port Indiga (Nenets autonomous region) to handle both LNG and containers
12:01 CMA CGM to extend TBL coverage of Democratic Republic of Congo
11:41 Consumption of LNG as bunker fuel in Europe may reach 4 mln t by 2030, Gazprom Export says (photo)
11:32 Intermodal Europe 2014 session to focus on ocean freight data
11:00 DP World acquires Dubai - based World Security FZE
10:06 Tall ship Mir arrives in Kaliningrad for routine maintenance
10:00 CMA CGM announces General Rate Restoration from all North European ports to all Canadian ports
09:43 Sovcomflot hit finals of Platts Global Energy Awards 2014
09:21 Operational waters of LPG transshipment complex put into operation at port Ust-Luga (photo)
09:08 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,055 points
08:54 Oil price down to $94.16 in London and down to $90.73 in New York

2014 October 1

18:33 The port of Antwerp introduces the brand-new training course Cold Chain Logistics in 2015
18:00 Deep Sea Mooring opens a new office in Perth, Australia
18:00 KOTUG tugs assisted world's biggest cruiseship Oasis of the Seas in the port of Rotterdam
17:58 Frontline and Tankers International join in chartering partnership
17:31 MOL Announces merger of Group Companies
17:03 MPA of Singapore calls for nominations for the Singapore International Maritime Awards (IMA) 2015
16:46 HII's Ingalls Shipbuilding starts fabrication for Aegis Destroyer DDG 117
16:31 Vallianz acquires offshore services firm OER for US $27.7 mln
16:03 Cochin Shipyard launches the eleventh Fast Patrol Vessel
15:40 Oil exports via CPC terminal up 22.5% to 29.5 mln t in Jan-Sep’14
15:22 CMA CGM announces General Rate Restoration from all India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka ports to North Europe, Scandinavia, Mediterranean Sea, Baltic, Black Sea, North Africa, Central America, Caribbean and South America ports
15:03 Hapag-Lloyd terminate Brazil - US East Coast (BEC) Service
14:43 HHLA subsidiary Metrans shunting operations in Hamburg
14:33 Expert says Vladivostok-LNG is not economically viable project
14:22 CMA CGM announces General Rate Restoration from all United Arab Emirates ports to Longoni on the MIDAS Loop
14:03 Hapag-Lloyd starts new South America East Coast Service
13:37 DOF Installer ASA sells one of its sister vessels
13:32 Toyota chooses Savannah for exports to Australia, New Zealand
13:02 CMA CGM announces Peak Season Surcharge from all Asian origins to South Africa and Indian Ocean
12:46 Loading at Russian Railways network down 1.2% to 913.2 mln t in Jan-Sep’14
12:27 ClassNK publishes report on MOL COMFORT incident
12:27 Fifteen people rescued off West Australian coast after vessel fire
12:01 Swire Pacific Offshore welcomes its third L Class Platform Supply Vessel
11:21 Nevsky Shipyard to lay the keel of self-propelled car and passenger ferry
11:19 Amendments introduced into federal project on construction of deepwater port in Baltijsk (Kaliningrad region)
11:02 Dmitry Medvedev signs Decree on overall financing of Yamal LNG project
10:47 BAE Systems gets $25,4 million more for CG70 dry-docking contract
09:48 SCF Training Center visited within the framework of Conference “Impact of Shipping on Air in Europe” (photo)