• 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 30

14:34 VSMC awarded contract for Westermeerwind Wind Farm work
14:11 Höegh LNG unit PGN FSRU Lampung commences commercial operation
13:45 General Dynamics awarded $25M GPS contract from Lockheed Martin
13:21 Vostochnaya Stevedoring Co. adds yet another RMG 40 to its crane fleet
12:33 RV "Akademik Treshnikov" embarsk on its maiden Arctic voyage (photo release)
12:16 Southern Customs: 85% of ships arriving at Port Kavkaz enjoy simplified inspection procedure
11:24 Port Freeport takes delivery of two Post Panamax cranes
11:07 Kerch ferry line's vessels transport 4,201 vehicles, 18,715 passengers
10:43 Russian aircraft, ships take part in the Baltic marine search and salvage drills
10:23 Baltic Dry Index climbs to 747 points
09:43 AS Tallinna Sadam sees H1 net profit rise 16% to EUR 20.2M in H1
09:19 Brent Crude prices gain to $107,72 in London, in New York - fall to $100.97

2014 July 29

18:26 Larsen & Toubro revenue rises 10%, order inflow up 11% in Q2 2014
18:16 United Transport Directorate: Kerch ferry service not hit by EU sanctions
17:40 UCL Port freight throughput rose 9% in H1 to 15.4 million tonnes
17:14 ABS chosen to class the world’s first CNG vessel
17:06 IAA PortNews updates dredging tenders announcements
16:46 USCG Cutter Thetis returns after two-month patrol deployment in the Carribean Sea
16:38 IHC Hytech wins order for containerised air-dive spreads
16:29 Great Lakes wins $35 million land reclamation contract in Bahrain
16:19 Murmansk to host 7th Conference Arctic Development: Step-by-Step, Nov. 18-19, 2014
15:35 Lady Fox owner to pay out $83,969 in back wages
15:24 Pirates hijack Kiribati-flagged tanker MT Hai Soon 6 off Ghana coast
14:57 Arcticmorneftegasrazvedka decommissions two vessels
14:27 USCG assists stranded charter vessel off Nahant, Mass.
13:57 BSF's diving school to receive modular S&R boat of project 23370 in late August (photos)
13:22 Scorpio Tankers reports Q2, 1H 2014 results
12:54 Azerbaijan to invest $301.4 million in construction of new semi-submersible rig
12:09 Vladimir Putin says Russia should phase-out imports rapidly
11:35 Gondan Shipyard to build two patrol boats for Spanish Guardia Civil
11:28 Kerch ferry line terminal congestion update: about 730 cars at ports of Kavkaz and Krym
10:54 Raytheon Anschütz launches ShipGuard at SMM
10:49 Russian M100 product spot price gains last week to RUB 11,006 pmt
09:58 Baltic Dry Index gains to 743 points
09:47 Brent Crude prices fall to $107,57 in London, in New York - to $101.67
09:43 GTT receives order from DSME for nine additional ice-breaking LNGCs

2014 July 28

18:47 GDI awards N-KOM contracts worth US110 million
18:06 Sosnovsky Shipyard set to deliver two bilge water collection ships by the end of 2014
17:09 The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency launches 24-hour Satellite Surveillance Centre in Lagos
16:57 Oka Shipyard to build for Tuapse port operator RDB 27.05-series oil tanker
16:12 Nuclear submarine "Vladimir Monomakh" completes Phase 1 state trials
16:09 Capital Product Partners L.P. announces Q2 2014 financial results and charter renewal for M/T 'Axios'
16:05 Dorian LPG Ltd. announces strategic relationship with HNA Logistics Group Co., Ltd. and delivery of first VLGC in newbuilding program
15:49 CCNI and Hamburg Süd sign preliminary agreement
15:27 Coal exports from Russia grew 15% in H1 2014 to 75.05 million tonnes
15:16 LNGL to acquire Bear Head LNG project in Canada for $11 million
14:47 USCG, partner agenices rescue three from boat crashed onto Buffalo Harbor breakwall
14:08 Lavna terminal handles its first ship ever
13:12 Russia's crude exports down 5.1% in H1 to 111.91 million tonnes
13:11 Oil spill response drills in Big Port St. Petersburg (photo release)
12:42 HII awarded $13.7 million contract modification for CVN 76 work
12:19 Half-year diesel fuel production in Russia climbs 10.2% to 38.4 million tonnes
12:17 Russia sees 5.7% gain in fuel oil production in H1 to 39.1 million tonnes
11:23 Six vessels of Kerch ferry service carried more than 3727 vehicles
10:28 Baltic Dry Index rises to 739 points
10:27 Brent Crude prices climb to $108,39 in London, in New York - to $102.09
10:09 Ardmore Shipping completes debt financing for three recent acquisitions
10:06 Port Sabetta project includes dredging 21.5 million cbm in 2014
09:50 Russian Navy to take delivery of armament support ship Akademik Kovalev by the end of 2014
09:16 Bollinger Shipyards awarded six additional Fast Response Cutters