• 2014 July 24 11:29

    Spanish frigate ESPS joins EU counter piracy forces off Somalia

    On Tuesday 22 July 2014 Spanish frigate ESPS Navarra joined the EU Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta, the EU NAVFOR news release said.

    Over the next five months the task of the 214 men and women on board will be to deter, prevent and repress acts of piracy and armed robbery in the piracy high risk areas and escort World Food Programme (WFP) and African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) vessels in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean to protect them from pirate attack.

    This is the second time that she has deployed with Operation Atalanta, the first deployment being in 2010. The Spanish frigate has a Sikorsky helicopter embarked.

    ESPS Navarra will be part of Operation Atalanta until December, after which she will return home to her base port of Rota, Spain.


2016 September 26

18:11 Port of Ipswich is UK’s leading export port for agricultural products
17:50 Ship grouping of Belomorskaya naval base deployed in the White Sea in course of the exercise
17:25 Passenger Port of St. Petersburg welcomed one ship last week (photo)
17:06 Blue Water awarded a third consecutive contract in Kazakhstan
17:03 Vyborg Shipyard will lay down port icebreaker for Sabetta on September 27, 2016
16:53 Wärtsilä to participate in research programme aimed at creating an ecosystem for autonomous marine transport
16:47 MR&ST2017: Maximising maritime situational awareness capabilities for the safety and protection of international waters
16:46 Agility joins Maersk Line Carbon Pact initiative to cut CO2 emissions
16:42 Caterpillar VP Hauer steps down
16:17 Vladimir Monomakh, newest strategic nuclear submarine, arrived at the Pacific Fleet
15:54 Photo release on awarding of SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta second stage winners is available at IAA PortNews' Photo/Video page
15:29 Murmansk Commercial Seaport puts into operation four new portal cranes and several loaders (photo)
14:55 Cargo transportation by Ukraine’s water transport up 1.8% to 4.1 mln t in 8M’16
14:31 General Dynamics provides solution for hull inspection without dry-docking
14:07 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO up to RUB 9,216 in RF spot market
13:44 Vladimir Putin awarded winners of SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta second stage (photo)
13:23 Xeneta expands into US market with opening New York office
13:02 Kalmar Automatic Stacking Cranes arrived to DP World in Brisbane fully erected
12:31 Maersk Line’s improves Asia-West Coast South America network
12:01 St. Petersburg became the best Baltic and Scandinavia Destination
11:39 First season on Northern-Caspian waters a success for Baltic Workboats 1400 Ultra Shallow Draft Landing Crafts
11:10 Modular rescue boat of new generation launched in Murmansk (graphics)
10:26 Warship of the Black Sea Fleet launched a cruise missile at a surface target in course of the exercise
10:07 Brent Crude futures price up 0.69% to $46.80, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.76% to $44.82
09:53 RF Government issues Decree on “Seaport” portal
09:18 Safe Bulkers announces election of Class II directors
09:09 Baltic Dry Index up to 941 points
08:14 Abu Dhabi Ports receives ISO 10002:2014 certification in customer feedback management system

2016 September 25

11:15 Hapag-Lloyd announces an increased FAK rate from Far East to North Europe & Med
10:12 Hapag-Lloyd announces new Saudi Arabia Export Detention Tariff
08:10 Teekay Offshore Partners awarded new North Sea shuttle tanker contracts

2016 September 24

11:04 MCO-B holds opening ceremony marking start of full-scale operations
10:07 Hantong Ship Heavy Industry launches 38000DWT stainless steel chemical tanker
10:02 Polarcus awarded XArray project in Europe
09:01 MSC starts a new service connecting Koper with Turkey
08:59 Hamburg Süd receives gold rating from EcoVadis

2016 September 23

18:24 Rolls-Royce appoints Stephen Daintith as CFO
18:06 Cargotec plans to re-organise operations at the acquired maritime software company INTERSCHALT
17:50 BWB signs youth sailing team name sponsorship agreement
17:36 Agility joins Maersk Line Carbon Pact initiative to cut CO2 emissions
17:20 Murmansk Commercial Seaport forecasts a 1-pct increase of coal transshipment to 13.77 mln t in 2016 (photo)
17:14 LNG terminal at port Vysotsk included into area planning scheme of the Russian Federation
17:00 Maersk Line implements FAK rates from Asia to East Coast South America
16:49 Toll announces $170 million investment to support Bass Strait trade
16:34 Morten Engelstoft appointed CEO of APM Terminals
16:32 Stena Line to add extra North Sea freight capacity on Rotterdam to Killingholme route
16:04 OPDR and MacAndrews upgrade their fleet with 4000 new pallet wide high cube containers
15:31 Fincantieri and CSSC ink agreement for first new Chinese cruise ships
14:23 USCG confirms Optimarin first in line for ballast water approval
13:46 Minister of State opens state-of-the-art vessel traffic equipment at ABP Southampton
13:21 Evgeniy Moroz appointed as Deputy Director of Rosmorport’s Vanino Branch (Photo)
12:55 Check points at Free Port of Vladivostok start round-the-clock operation from October 1, 2016 (photo)
12:32 The Switch, a Yaskawa company, to acquire Wärtsilä Drives’ products
12:00 FESCO launches new block train Vladivostok-Minsk to expand network of routes through the Russian Far East
11:29 Gazprom discovers new field on Sea of Okhotsk shelf
11:04 Throughput of Yug-2 terminal (port Ust-Luga) will grow to 6.5 mln t by 2020 (photo)
10:38 Port of Singapore throughput up 0.5% to 392.7 mln t in 8M’16
10:17 Brent Crude futures price down 0.57% to $47.38, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.73% to $45.98
10:00 Throughput of Ust-Luga port to grow by 13.6% to 100 mln t in 2016
09:56 Vard secures contract for two more module carrier vessels for Topaz