• 2017 January 13 16:09

    Throughput of Russian seaports up 6.7% to 721.9 mln t in 2016

    In January-December 2016, Russian seaports handled 721.7 mln t of cargo (+6.7%, year-on-year), says the press center of Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry bulk cargo totaled 335.8 mln t (+7.5%) including 136.3 mln t of coal (+10.5%), 42.7 mln t of containerized cargo (+6.5%), 35.5 mln t of grain (+3.3%), 28.2 mln t of ferrous metal (+7.8%), 22.7 mln t of cargies carried by ferries (+3.5%), 16.2 mln t of mineral fertilizers (+1.1%), 8.7 mln t of ore (+29.6%), 5.4 mln t of forest cargo (+1.8%), 4.6 mln t of Ro-Ro cargo (up 1.8 times), 4.0 mln t of metal scrap (-5.5%) and 3.6 mln t of packaged cargo (– 8.7%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo grew to 386.1 mln t (+5.9%) including 228.0 mln t of crude oil (+12.8%), 13.6 mln t of liquefied gas (+5.5%) and 140.7 mln t of oil products (- 3.7%).

    Exports totaled 567.3 mln t (+5.3%), imports - 31.7 mln t (-5.0%), transit - 51.0 mln t (+5.8%). Short-sea traffic - 71.9 mln t (+27.4%).

    Operators of the Arctic Basin terminals handled 49.7 mln t of cargo (+40.6%, year-on-year) including 26.6 mln t of dry cargo (+6.6%) and 23.1 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (up 2.2 times). The port of Murmansk handled 33.4 mln t (up 1.5 times), Varandei - 8.0 mln t (+21.6%), Dudinka - 1.2 mln t (+1.6%), Arkhangelsk - 2.6 mln t (-31.0%), Kandalaksha - 0.8 mln t (- 3.4%).

    The ports of the Baltic Basin handled 236.6 mln t (+2.5%) including 89.7 mln t of dry cargo (+2.2%) and 146.9 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+2.7%). The port of Ust-Luga handled Увеличился объем 93.4 mln t (+6.2%), Primorsk - 64.4 mln t (+8.1%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 48.6 mln t (-5.6%) mostly due to lower transshipment of oil products (-32.3%), Vysotsk - 17.1 mln t (-2.2%), Kaliningrad - 11.7 mln t (-7.8%), Vyborg - 1.4 mln t (-11.6%).

    Throughput of Azov - Black Sea ports climbed to 244.0 mln t (+4.8%) including 105.3 mln t of dry cargo (+7.1%) and 138.7 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+3.1%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 131.4 mln t (+3.4%), Kavkaz - 33.2 mln t (+8.8%), Taman - 13.5 mln t (+9.1%), Rostov-on-Don - 12.9 mln t (+11.4%), Kerch - 9.6 mln t (+22.4%), Yeisk - 4.3 mln t (+10.2%), Temryuk - 2.9 mln t (+14.6%), Azov - 6.6 mln t (-6.3%), Taganrog - 2.4 mln t (-19.1%), Tuapse - 25.2 mln t (no change).

    Seaports of the Caspian Basin handled 6.1 mln t of cargo (-9.6%) including 3.1 mln t of dry cargo (+3.5%) and 2.9 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (-20.6%).  Throughput of port Makhachkala fell by 15.1% to 3.3 mln t, Astrakhan – by 1.8% to 2.6 mln t, Olya – by 5.4% to 0.2 mln t.

    The ports of the Far East handled 185.5 mln t of cargo (+8.3%) including 111.0 mln t of dry cargo (+13.0%) and 74.5 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+2.1%). Port Vostochny handled 68.5 mln t (+5.2%), Vanino - 30.2 mln t (+11.6%), Nakhodka - 23.3 mln t (+9.4%), Prigorodnoye - 16.4 mln t (+2.4%), Vladivostok - 14.3 mln t (+11.2%), De-Castri - 11.5 mln t (+10.4%), Posiet - 8.2 mln t (+26.6%).

    Association of Commercial Sea Ports (ASOP) set up in 1987 unites over 50 organizations and enterprises of Russia’s maritime transport. ASOP comprises commercial seaports, forwarding and agency companies, scientific research institutes and marine educational institutions. Operational results of Russian port sector are based on statistics reports and cover all stevedoring companies operating in the Russian Federation.


2019 March 19

18:25 Navigation support tool receives 2018 Hydrographic Technology Encouragement Award
18:05 NYK holds conferences to improve the safety of its dry bulk fleet
17:36 Abu Dhabi Ports collects over 120 tons of floating sea debris
17:05 JAXPORT sets record with largest container ship to call Jacksonville
16:35 NYK introduces its market analysis initiatives using AI and big data
16:10 BigLift Shipping and Chung Yang Shipping cooperate in heavy transport
15:53 BW Group purchases a majority stake in Epic Gas from key shareholders and launches unconditional tender offer
15:23 Bunker market sees mixed price movements at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
15:12 Royal IHC to design and deliver dredge installations for Van Oord
15:02 CMA CGM updates THC in Lithuania ports
14:31 Wight at the forefront of environmental stewardship – Hybrid Explorer Vessel
14:02 Maersk has announced FAK rates from Far East Asia to Mediterranean
13:31 GC Rieber Shipping: Shearwater GeoServices awarded acquisition and processing contract in Turkey
13:01 PIL starts new Middle East service – China Straits Gulf
12:41 V.Ships Leisure teams up with Mystic Cruises to provide crew services for the first expedition vessel, World Explorer
12:20 Global cruise industry meets at Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019
12:01 Global Ship Lease agrees three-year charter with Hapag-Lloyd
11:30 ICTSI upgrades Lae unit ahead of schedule
11:19 10 vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on March 18-19
11:00 ABS expands Best Practices for Ballast Water Management Systems
10:41 Icebreakers of FSUE Rosmorport assisted about 6,000 ships in navigation season 2018-2019
10:22 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.12% to $67.62, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.08% to $59.38
10:04 Draft Decree of RF Government foresees allocation of RUB 4.1 billion for reconstruction of Zhatai Shipyard
09:58 Panama Canal and Maersk to join the IMO-supported Global Industry Alliance to Support Low Carbon Shipping
09:46 MABUX: Bunker Market this morning March, 19
09:19 Baltic Dry Index is up to 721 points

2019 March 18

18:26 American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier loads Army aviation unit cargo in Thessaloniki
18:16 Wagenborg SPMTs to relocate giant MV-piling rig at the port of Rotterdam Maasvlakte
18:05 RF President launched Balaklavskaya and Tavricheskaya TPPs and Port substation in Taman
18:00 Indian Register of Shipping wins 5-year contract to provide Emergency Response Services for 33 vessels of The Shipping Corporation of India
17:36 Kawasaki Heavy Industries delivers bulk carrier Divinegate for Indigo Marine Shipping
17:30 NCSP Group’s consolidated cargo turnover for January 2019 increased by 3.3% to 12.063 million tonnes
17:05 Fincantieri starts works in Ancona on the new ship for Viking
16:38 RF Government allows LNG transportation along Northern Sea Route by certain foreign ships
16:32 Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft delivers sixth new building Ro-Ro for SIEM
16:27 Castor Maritime announces time charter contract for Panamax vessel with Oldendorff Carriers
16:13 CMA CGM announces GRR from East Coast South America to West Africa, East Africa, South Africa, Arabian Gulf and West Coast North of India
15:52 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO up to RUB 19,421 in RF spot market
15:51 Two NYK tugboat subsidiaries to merge
15:33 Global Ports Holding and MSC Cruises announce agreement to support Antigua
15:20 Iceberg to develop design and engineering documentation for nuclear-powered icebreaker of project 10510, Leader
15:13 CMA CGM announces GRR from Asia to South Africa
14:33 CMA CGM to apply GRI from Canada West Coast to worldwide destinations (Excluding Africa, EU, Russia and USA)
14:01 MSC adds vessel to its Lone Star service from Asia to USEC and Gulf of Mexico
13:46 Victor Gusev appointed General Director of Nakhodka Sea Fishing Port
13:27 Jumbo wins offshore subsea decommissioning project in North Sea
13:11 The largest fuel tanker to enter Port of Newcastle
12:55 10 vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on March 17-18
12:31 Contship Italia S.p.A. has entered into negotiations with MSC for sale of MCT
12:10 Maersk Line announces FAK rates – Scope Far East Asia to Mediterranean
11:51 Russia, Finland satisfied by shipping and environmental cooperation in Baltic and Arctic regions
11:32 Navig8 Chemical Tankers enters into sale and leaseback agreements with ICBC for four 37,000 DWT product oil/chemical tankers
11:02 Incheon Port container volumes up 7.5% to 266,000 TEU in January 2019
10:44 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Mar.18
10:15 SCF achieved adjusted profit of USD 6.9 million for 2018 vs USD 5.3 million loss for 2017
09:54 USA, EU and Canada impose sanctions on several Russian shipyards
09:36 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.21% to $67.02, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.21% to $58.61
09:19 Baltic Dry Index is up to 730 points
08:07 Port of Oakland cargo volume down 1.3 percent in February 2019
07:26 Port of Long Beach container volumes down 9.8 percent in February 2019