• 2015 February 2 08:58

    Review of cargo handling in Klaipeda Seaport in Jan-Dec’14

    Within the period of January – December 2014 Klaipeda Seaport cargo handling turnover increased by 9,0 pct. – totally  36,41 mln t were handled, i.e.  more by 3,0 mln t comparing with the corresponding period of the last year, the port’s pc says.

    36,41 mln t of cargo is the second best cargo handling result within the entire history of Klaipeda Seaport. The best annual result was set in 2011 when 36,6 mln t were handled

    Basic cargo categories that determined the successful throughput in January - December of 2014 were as follows: 

    -fertilizers – 11,9 mln t were transhiped  (+39,2 pct. or 3,36 mln t year-on-year)

    Fertilizers is the most abundant cargo of Klaipeda Seaport accounting for as many as 33 pct. of the overall Klaipeda Seaport cargo handling turnover.   11,94 mln t is  the new record achieved in fertilize handling in Klaipeda seaport.

    -containerised cargoes – 5,6 mln t were handled ( +23,0 pct. or + 1,05mln t year-on-year);

    5,6 mln t is the absolute record of containerised cargo handling in Klaipeda Seaport.  The previous record was achieved in 2013 when 4,6 mln t were handled.

    In terms of  standard  units (TEU) the containerised cargo handling capacity in January – December of 2014 also achieved the record – this year 450 428 TEU was handled. The previous best annual result was 402 747 TEU (in 2013 ).

    -agriculture products – 3,55 mln t were handled (+12,7 pct. or +399,9 thou. t year –on-year) including 2,89 mln t of grain , i.e. more by 27,9 pct. or by 929,7 thou. t than in January – December of 2013.

    This is the record grain throughput within the entire history of Klaipeda Seaport.

    6 963 vessels were reported to call Klaipeda Seaport in January – December of 2014, i.e. more by 0,6 pct. or by 39 vessels comparing with January – December of 2013. 

    Within the analysed period 344 837 passengers visited Klaipeda Seaport , i. e., more by 23,0 pct. or by 64 571  passengers than in January – December of 2013.

    344 837 is the new record number of passengers. In 2014 the new record number of cruise passengers equalling to 57 797 passengers was achieved as well.

2019 January 24

14:37 Polskie LNG terminal is ready for expansion
14:14 German Shipowners’ Association calls upon the EU to find solution for boat refugees in the Mediterranean Sea
13:54 DCT Gdansk terminal expands its fleet of STS and RTG cranes
13:12 “K”LINE awarded CDP’s “A List 2018” on climate change ―Earning highest rating “A” for three consecutive years
12:35 Cargo traffic via Murmansk Sea Fishing Port in 2018 remained flat Y-o-Y at 331,200 tonnes
12:11 COSCO SHIPPING Ports takes 60% stake in Chancay Terminal, Peru
11:36 SEA\LNG releases study revealing compelling investment case for LNG as a marine fuel
11:30 Icebreaker assistance period begins at the port of Primorsk (Leningrad Region) from January 25
11:12 GTT receives an order from DSME for the tank design of two new LNG carriers
11:06 Bunker prices are flat at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
10:47 Monjasa's bunker tanker Accra supplies marine fuel in the Panama Canal
10:29 15 vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on January 23-24
10:04 Port of Gothenburg container volumes up by 17 per cent in 2018
10:00 Brent Crude futures price down 0.36% to $60.92, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.38% to $52.43
09:41 Wilhelmsen Ship Management selected as the manager for Pardus Energy’s FSRU
09:37 Matthieu de Tugny takes helm at BV's Marine & Offshore division
09:18 Baltic Dry Index is down to 982 points

2019 January 23

18:27 Planning for 2020 IMO's sulphur cap has already started
18:13 Eagle Bulk receives commitment for a new credit facility totaling $208 million
18:02 Port of Gdansk (Poland) throughput in 2018 totaled 49.03 million tonnes, up 20.7% Y-o-Y
17:40 Andrei Malyarov elected as Chairman of Severnaya Verf shipyard's BoD
17:19 RWE files acquisition of renewables businesses of E.ON and innogy with European Commission
17:03 The Board of Directors of Fincantieri appoints a second General Manager
16:51 Ice restrictions at the port of Arkhangelsk come into effect on February 15
16:37 USCG interdicts smuggling boat with convicted criminals aboard off Florida
16:24 Regulatory issues related to operation of seaport infrastructure facilities to be discussed at the 2nd HES and Dredging Congress
16:08 First discharge of LPG from Ichthys LNG Project in Japan carried by “K” LINE’s VLGC “GRACE RIVER”
16:03 CMA CGM to launch its Med Pendulum Service (MPS)
15:46 Ice restrictions at the port of Vyborg (Leningrad Region) come into effect on February 6
15:33 Nakilat – Keppel welcomes first FSRU at the Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard
15:28 MHI Vestas achieves final turbine installation at Horns Reef 3
15:18 Rolls-Royce completes €57 million upgrade of Rauma thruster facility
15:03 NYK announces delivery of new coal carrier for Hokkaido Electric Power
14:33 Port of Oakland reports more ships than ever plugging into grid
14:20 Throughput of Port Vysotsky up 10.7% to 7.89 million tonnes in 2018
14:03 Kiel welcomes the TUI Cruises newbuilding
13:45 Admiralteiskie Verfi shipyard lays down large freezing trawler of Project СТ-192
13:27 Coast Guard’s only heavy icebreaker arrives at Antarctica
13:02 Rotterdam as a circular hub for the raw materials transition
12:58 The Russian Federation accedes to passenger compensation treaty
12:51 New initiatives to strengthen Singapore as a global maritime hub announced
12:37 SCHOTTEL presents new mechanical hybrid propulsion solution
12:04 Port of Riga cooperates with Balarusian forest industry to further increase its timber cargo volumes
11:42 15 vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on January 22-23
11:16 OSG exercises option for second 204,000 barrel barge at Gunderson Marine
10:55 Maritime Security & Offshore Patrol Week 2019 to be held for the first time ever in Dubai, UAE by IQPC Middle East
10:37 N-KOM welcomes first FSRU at the Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard
10:20 Responsibilities for implementation of state programmes of the Russian Federation divided between Deputy Prime Ministers
10:06 Brent Crude futures price up 0.03% to $61.52, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.02% to $53.03
09:48 Aderco: Planning for 2020 has already started
09:43 Vympel Shipyard lays down yet another hydrographic vessel / buoy tender of Project 19910 for RF Navy
09:19 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,036 points

2019 January 22

18:25 Elengy prepares the sale of access capacities to the Fos Tonkin LNG terminal for the period 2021-2030
18:05 Monjasa steps up as the 2nd largest local bunker supplier in the Panama Canal in 2018
17:54 Relampago practices skills with UAE Navy ship
17:35 CalMac takes over the tiller at Argyll Ferries
17:05 NYK gets the highest-rated ‘A’ for Climate Change by CDP Survey
16:42 RF Government proposed candidates to Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port's BoD
16:23 Pilbara Ports Authority achieves a new record tonnage on a single tide at the Port of Port Hedland
15:56 Port of Rotterdam Authority and Rotterdam Port Promotion Council renew collaboration