• 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 23

11:11 Rail cargo transportation by CIS countries down 2.5% to 1.51 bln t in Jan-Sep’14
11:00 NYK again included in FTSE4Good Index
10:24 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,136 points
10:09 Construction begins on Crowley’s new Commitment Class LNG-powered ConRo ships
09:48 Upper superstructure of ice-resistant stationary platform No. 1 is on its way to Caspian Sea
09:25 Deep Sea Supply and Petrobras extend the charter contracts for two PSVs
09:14 Total’s BoD named Patrick Pouyanné CEO and President of the Executive Committee (Photo)

2014 October 22

18:09 Bureau Veritas Singapore Laboratory achieves LEED Gold Certification
17:53 NCSP Group and Metallonivest to build specialized bulk cargo terminal
17:30 First vessel makes a call to DP World's new container terminal in Jebel Ali
17:00 Hapag-Lloyd temporarily suspends the Central China Service
16:58 Andrey Lavrishchev takes part in the meeting of the Marine Board under the Government of the Russian Federation
16:50 Marine Arctic School opens at Murmansk State Technical University
16:04 CMA CGM announces Rate Restoration Program from Mediterranean to Asia, Middle East Gulf, India and Pakistan
15:34 CMA CGM announces Rate Restoration Program from all Asian ports to Middle East Gulf ports
15:02 Gulf Craft to invest in new shipyard in Dubai Maritime City
14:49 Dredge Yard supports II International Forum of Dredging Companies as its Sponsor
14:36 Containerships and OPDR offer a semi-direct service from Agadir, Morocco to St. Petersburg
14:28 Boskalis supports II International Forum of Dredging Companies as its Sponsor
14:09 "New Tango" Service brings additional Post-Panamax vessels to Charleston
13:59 Passenger Port of St. Petersburg "Marine Façade" welcomes M/S Marco Polo for the fifth time in cruise season (photo)
13:32 WAN HAI to launch independent Pakistan-Saudi Arabia Express service
13:00 CMA CGM upgrades its Cagema Main Liner service
12:46 MOL postpones General Rate Increase for cargo moving from Far East Asia to Europe
12:42 Anatoly Tsurkin appointed as Transport Minister of Crimea
12:30 CMA CGM upgrades its Cagema Inter Island Feeder service
12:09 Port of Long Beach container traffic up 7.3 percent to 629,771 TEUs in September
11:48 Employees of Crimean ports to be trained at Tuapse port
11:09 MSC, Great White Fleet, Chiquita Brands start new reefer service ‘Central America Express’
10:52 Bunker prices at port St. Petersburg go down in early 43rd week (graph)
10:28 Estonia and Sweden have common views on Baltic Sea security
10:09 Hapag-Lloyd to merge the New York Express and South China Express
09:50 State committee accepts tugboat MB-135 of project PE-65 built by Pella shipyard (photo)
09:36 G6 Alliance announces Asia - U.S. West Coast Winter Program
09:28 Oil price up to $86.22 in London and down to $82.81in New York
09:16 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,090 points

2014 October 21

18:26 Katoen Natie Singapore held opening ceremony of Jurong Logistics Terminal Phase 4
18:03 Throughput of Neva-Metal (Saint-Petersburg) up 14.2% to over 2.4 mln t in Jan-Sep’14
17:59 IAA PortNews updates dredging tenders announcements
17:51 LUKOIL posts Jan-Sep net profit of RUB 230.78bln
17:22 Mordraga supports II International Forum of Dredging Companies as its Sponsor
17:10 Dryships announces latest developments
16:48 Shipyard Pella (Leningrad region) delivers tugboat Griphon-8 of project 90600 to customer (photo)
16:30 TRIYARDS acquires shipbuilding and fabrication companies Strategic Marine and Strategic Marine in Vietnam
16:09 De Hoop announces departures of PSV Delta Admiral for seatrials to Rotterdam
15:42 International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) supports II International Forum of Dredging Companies as its Partner
15:31 Qatargas celebrates 5000th loading by Ras Laffan Terminal Operations
15:20 Bunker prices at Far East ports continue sinking in early 43rd week (graph)
15:03 The ports of Calais, Cork and Moerdijk receive recognition for high environmental standards
14:45 Jan De Nul Group supports II International Forum of Dredging Companies as its Sponsor
14:31 Containerships SIA and Silvirom OU sign a partnership agreement
14:03 CKYHE Alliance files agreement and reports to related regulators for expansion of cooperation scope to U.S. trades
13:43 Damen supports II International Forum of Dredging Companies as its Sponsor
13:31 Nippon Yuka Kogyo's ballast-water management system receives approval from MLIT
13:15 Zamakona Yards delivers a second tuna freezer vessel to the Jadran Group
12:50 TransContainer reports its financial results under Russian Accounting Standards for 9M’14
12:34 Van Oord supports II International Forum of Dredging Companies as its General Sponsor
12:15 Oleg Valinsky appointed as head of Oktyabrskaya Railway
12:00 TransContainer announces 1.8-pct increase of transportation volumes to 1.09 mln TEUs in Jan-Sep’14
11:29 Dredging works scheduled for navigation period of 2014 fully completed in Sabetta