• 2017 January 12 15:07

    Throughput of Vostochny Port JSC in 2016 grew by 3.4%, year-on-year, to 23.5 mln t (photo)

    In January-December 2016, Vostochny Port JSC (part of the holding run by Port Management Company LLC) totaled 23.5 mln t, up 3.4%, year-on-year, says the stevedore’s press center.

    According to the statement, it is a record high result of coal transshipment achieved by one company over one calendar year.

    “This achievement is the result of a multi-year investment programme started in 2011. The growth of the port’s throughput will continue, particularly with the commissioning of its Phase III in 2017”, said Anatoly Lazarev, Managing Director of Vostochny Port JSC.

    In December 2016, Vostochny Port handled 1,900 t of coal (+1%, year-on-year), the highest performance of the company in the month when handling of frozen coal needs more time. 

    In 2016, the stevedoring companies unloaded 324,000 open-top wagons including over 190,000 wagons of increased capacity (60%).  Maximum daily unloading over the port history was registered in November 2016 ─ 1,050 wagons (more than 70,000 t of coal). The port handled 526 vessels including 235 Panamax ships (45%) and 23 Capesize ships (4.4%).   

    The bulk of coal exported by Vostochny Port goes to S. Korea (41% of the port throughput), then comes Japan (26%) and China (11%). 

    Total investments of Vostochny Port in environmental activities in 2016 amounted to RUB 32.3 mln. Those resources were used to enhance the efficiency of systems for dust suppression systems, soil cleanup, treatment of storm and disposal water. Regular environmental monitoring performed by authorized laboratories shows better environmental performance of the port and compliance with all standards.  In December 2016, Vostochny Port JSC and Administration of Nakhodka municipality signed a 5-year agreement on cooperation in environmental safety activities. 

    In 2016, payments of the stevedoring company to the regional and local budges totaled almost RUB 4 bln. 

    In December 2016, Vostochny Port JSC entered the list of residents of the Free Port of Vladivostok with its investment project on construction of coal terminal’s Phase III in the Nakhodka municipality. Under the agreement with Far East Development Corporation, investments into the project will make RUB 17.2 bln. The project is expected to generate 619 jobs.

    Vostochny Port JSC (Primorsky Territory) is Russia’s largest publicly available terminal equipped with wagon dumpers, conveyor systems, ship loading equipment and a unique multilevel system of magnetic separation. The terminal exports coal produced by different coal companies of Russia. In 2016 the port handled 23.5 mln t of coal, one fifth of all coal exports via Russian seaports and about 30% of coal transshipment via the ports of Russia’s Far East Basin.

    In the Primorsky Territory, Vostochny Port JSC LLC is implementing an ambitious investment project on construction of the coal terminal’s Phase 3 including the construction of the federal railway infrastructure. New terminal facilities will be put into operation in 2017 allowing for port capacity to reach 39 mln t in 2019. The coal will be delivered from Kuzbass and other coal fields of Russia.

    A sole executive body of Vostochny Port JSC is Port Management Company LLC.




2017 July 27

18:07 European Maritime Social Partners welcome the Directive ensuring the welfare of seafarers
17:55 Functioning of Kaliningrad Region SEZ will be extended to 2095, its territory to be expanded with ports
17:32 DryShips announces appointment of two new directors
17:28 Pella Shipyard launches tugboat RB-369 of Project 16609 built for RF Navy
16:56 Sea port of Saint-Petersburg has increased expenses for the social programme
16:34 The Port of Gdansk Authority participates in a debate on the Silk Road
16:11 Topaz Energy and Marine Limited closes US$375 million Senior Notes
15:47 PKP CARGO and the Port of Gdansk at the next stage of implementation of the Three Seas Initiative
15:23 DAMEN supports conference “LNG Fleet and LNG Bunkering in Russia” as its Sponsor
15:01 Teekay and Brookfield announce strategic partnership
14:50 Materials for “PortNews. Port Service.” journal can be contributed by 4 August 2017
14:31 Northwest Seaport Alliance year-to-date container volumes up 7 percent
14:05 Ireland's marine economy outperforms general economy
13:48 Volgogradneftemash JSC shipped large-size equipment for TAIF-NK (photo)
13:31 Matson announces new U.S. Flag Marshall Islands service
13:05 The typhoon season begins in Japan
12:49 Trest Godromontazh JSC will reconstruct hydraulic engineering structures of Vogograd river port for RUB 206.6 mln (photo)
12:30 Diana Shipping reports financial results for six months ended June 30, 2017
12:12 Bunker prices are flat at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
12:00 ABS joins industry partners to advance autonomous shipping
11:30 Port of NY & NJ reports cargo volumes for H1 2017
11:00 Philly Shipyard delivers third product tanker to Kinder Morgan
10:35 U.S. Defense Department confirms award to Crowley of $2.3 billion transportation contract
10:22 Gazpromneft-Lubricants sold 7,400 t of marine lube oils in HI’17, up 7.5% YoY (photo)
10:01 Brent Crude futures price down 0.12% to $50.21, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.16% to $48.67
09:39 Port of Antwerp International invests in Brazilian Port of Açu
09:18 Baltic Dry Index down to 968 points

2017 July 26

18:06 Norwegian Maritime Authority laid down amendments to the Regulations on environmental safety1 and the Regulations on port State control2
17:36 Simon Stevin arrives in Norway to load 32,000 tonnes of rock for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm
17:06 Campbell Shipping appoints ISS for global husbandry representation services contract
16:53 NCSP wins anti-monopoly case in court
16:47 Hampton RoadsTransit сhristens BMT-designed ferry
16:29 SPb Governor and representatives of Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg visit Turku
16:00 Port of Antwerp supports pilot project for secure, efficient release of containers
15:34 Okskaya Shipyard launches multi-purpose diving catamaran of Project SDS18, Igor Ilyin (photo)
15:02 ABS classes U.S.-built Liquefied Gas Barge
14:47 PETRONAS and partners will not proceed with Pacific NorthWest LNG project
14:22 Dr Wolfgang Hönemann represents Rotterdam port in North Rhine Westphalia
13:55 PETRONAS delivers first LNG cargo to Thailand
13:32 European Commission publishes Mobility Package for Transport
13:02 Georgia Ports Authority of USA ordered more STS cranes from Konecranes
12:53 Ukraine to close Ilyichevsk Ship Repair Plant and Museum of Ukrainian Navy
12:30 Samskip makes major Norwegian acquisition with Nor Lines takeover
12:01 Cnsortium of Bolloré Transport & Logistics, CMA CGM and CHEC sign the concession agreement for the Containers Terminal of the new Port of Kribi (Cameroon)
11:59 OCIMF and ReCAAP step up counterpiracy cooperation
11:51 Maersk Line launches Remote Container Management for customers
11:20 Wärtsilä scrubber systems to clean the exhaust from two new Japanese bulk carriers
10:40 Indicative bunker prices go up at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
10:03 Brent Crude futures price up 0.72% to $50.56, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.94% to $48.34
09:37 Baltic Dry Index up to 980 points
09:18 Rosmorport appoints Yegor Shelukhin as Deputy Director for Security of Arkhangelsk Branch (photo)

2017 July 25

18:00 Krasnoye Sormovo delivers two chemical tankers of Project RST27 to shipping company Volgotrans (photo)
17:05 Western Marine delivers 176 TEU inland container vessel to Invicta Limited
16:33 Cruise ship Pacific Princess made her inaugural call to Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg
16:05 Wagenborg to repair Oostersluisbrug Groningen
15:44 Kaliningrad seaport boundaries changed
15:39 W&T Offshore contracts the Enterprise Offshore 264 jackup rig to drill the ST 224 gas condensate prospect
15:16 COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard announces delivery of vessel
15:12 Ferryboat Petersburg returns to Ust-Luga – Baltijsk line (photo)
14:48 Commercial Sea Port of Taganrog invested RUB 114.9 mln in port infrastructure development in HI’17