• 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 >>>>


2015 September 3

15:46 NOVATEK and Silk Road Fund conclude framework agreement on acquisition of stake in Yamal LNG
15:34 Rolls-Royce to design and equip advanced stern trawler
15:04 Go Offshore secures long term charter contracts for 16,000bhp AHTS vessels worth US$25.2 million
14:52 Armada Shipyards launches Armada Pride, thirteenth tanker of Project RST22M, for Palmali Group (photo)
14:27 Transas expands its Global ECDIS Training Network in China
13:35 Bunker prices in the Far East ports fell in late 36th week (graph)
13:10 NYK and MTI jointly develop industry-first automatic camera device for monitoring a vessel's engine
12:53 Russia’s Far East Development Ministry and Sakhatrans sign investment agreement on construction of coal terminal at Vanino port
12:31 ICTSI Manila rolls out container booking system
12:01 New energy-saving Windshield installed on containership MOL MARVEL for demonstration test
12:01 RF Ministry of Industry and Trade expects new products manufactured by Zvezda to appear in late 2019
11:28 Baltic Dry Index down to 906 points
11:13 Brent Crude futures price down 0.69% to $50.30, Light Sweet Crude - down 0.43% to $46.05
10:59 NYK to provide complete outbound logistics of finished vehicles for both Ford plants in India
10:49 Dalian Port Corporation to invest over RUB 3 bln into reconstruction of Nakhodka fishing port
10:00 RF Government makes decision to establish Supervisory Board of the Free Port of Vladivostok
09:25 Murmansk Commercial Seaport plans increasing its throughput to 23.25 mln t by 2018

2015 September 2

18:26 Hapag-Lloyd to revise the Equipment Inspection Fee in Republic of Ireland
18:06 Hapag-Lloyd to revise the Equipment Inspection Fee in Northern Ireland
17:57 Coal exports via Rosterminalugol terminal hit 11 mln t milestone in 2015 (photo)
17:36 Global Cleantech Summit begins in Helsinki in a week
17:06 China Oilfield Services Limited to drill for the Rosneft and Statoil project in the Okhotsk Sea
17:04 DFDS Seaways reaches an agreement on the Dover-Calais route
17:03 MPI Workboats steps up presence in Sheringham Shoal windfarm
17:00 Van Oord to be present at the World Port Days in Rotterdam
16:39 Yantar Shipyard launches Navy's frigate Admiral Makarov (photo)
16:27 Containerships starts Black Sea Express service
16:05 Lukoil develops co-operation with Ford Sollers
15:41 Wasa Dredging Ltd rolls out new dredging equipment
15:26 Expert says multiplicative effect from investments into debottlenecking of Russia’s deepwater system could make RUB 1.3 trillion
14:33 General Electric to supply equipment for LNG plant under LNG-Gorskaya project
13:44 Gdansk Bulk Terminal expands its capacity
12:58 First commercial ship to call at Bronka on September 8, 2015
12:29 Azeri crude exports via port Novorossiysk up 37.3% to 930,670 t in 8M’15
12:00 New drone visual inspection technology demonstrated at Remontowa
11:32 Throughput of port Azov down 27.4% to 5.89 mln t in 8M’15
11:07 Hapag-Lloyd to implement Booking Cancellation Fee in Taiwan
10:56 Baltic Dry Index climbed to 911 points
10:38 Brent Crude futures price down 1.22% to $48.59, Light Sweet Crude – down 2.38% to $44.03
10:07 Hapag-Lloyd to increase rates from Italy to South America West Coast / Central America & Caribbean
09:59 Cargo clearance procedure simplified in Ukrainian seaports
09:42 Rosmorport announces tender for maintenance dredging at seaway canal of Kaliningrad
09:17 Nigel Smith becomes new CEO of DB Schenker Rail Netherlands
08:17 CMA CGM implements Operational Cost Recovery surcharge in Yemen
07:10 Philippines launches special edition of ICS Training Record Books
07:00 CMA CGM to implement new Port Congestion Surcharge in Shuwaikh, Kuwait
06:50 Wan Hai Lines announces “tariff Bunker Charge” for Transpacific trade

2015 September 1

18:18 Hans Nagtegaal to be the new Head of Containers at the Port of Rotterdam Authority
17:59 Cleaning vehicle delivered to port Bronka (photo)
17:20 Rosneft, Sberbank and Pietro Barbaro close the acquisition of Prime Shipping
17:04 Euronav signs USD 750 million credit facility for refinancing 21 vessels and financing four newbuilding VLCCs vessels
16:28 Baltic Fleet marines repelled naval assault of the simulated enemy
16:04 Aker Solutions to reduce the workforce capacity in its Norwegian subsea business
15:04 DNV GL announces the acquisition of Noomas Certification
14:31 Bunker prices in the Far East ports up in early 36th week (graph)
14:30 APM Terminals Pipavav starts new Ro/Ro service
14:02 Sovcomflot’s Zaliv Aniva delivers to Japan 400th cargo of oil (photo)
13:40 Alexander Novak has been elected Chairman of Transneft BoD
13:19 Nadezhda sailing ship celebrates Day of Knowledge
12:56 FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director takes part in discussion of Vladivostok seaport infrastructure development