• 2017 February 17 17:02

    Registration for the conference: "Implementation of the BWMC in Russia” is underway

    Registration for the conference: "Implementation of the BWMC in Russia. What needs to be done by September?" is underway. The Conference will be held in Moscow, at the Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation, on 27 February 2017.

    The Conference is organized by Media Group PortNews with the assistance of the Russian Ministry of Transport.

    The Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC 2004) will enter into force on September 8, 2017.

    The BWMC was adopted in order to prevent or minimize the spread of harmful aquatic organisms from one region to another, by establishing standards and procedures for the management and control of ships' ballast water and sediments

    Panel discussions include the following topics:

    • What vessel types are subject to the BWMC?
    • What exemption the Russian Ministry of Transport is ready to provide?
    • What shipboard BWM systems are compliant for installation?
    • What are the plans to build at Russian ports and abroad sediments reception facilities under the BWMC?
    • Who is ready to supply compliant equipment to the Russian market?
    • What is the cost of the BWM systems installation / refitting for private businesses?
    • Who will benefit from the BWMC requirements?

    General Sponsor of the Conference –  DAMEN.
    Sponsors of the Conference: DESMI Ocean Guard A/S, BLRT Grupp, Evoqua Water Technologies

    Read more about the event >>>>




2017 April 26

18:05 East-Asia workshop boosts seafarer training
17:47 IMO’s support for knowledge-sharing and capacity-building in Africa highlighted at 3rd conference of AAMA
17:30 CMA CGM & Adani Ports create joint-venture to run Mundra Port’s new container terminal for 15 years
17:06 ABS facilitates Polar Code Operational Assessment
16:53 DNV GL launches new PSC Planner application
16:29 Port fleet of Baltic Sea Tug Agency (Ust-Luga port) expanded with two new tugboats (photo)
16:02 Maritime and Port Authority in Singapore honours “K”LINE Group Company
15:33 ABB launches Shipping 4.0 with search for ‘Power of the Future
15:02 Scorpio Bulkers announces agreement to time charter-in one Ultramax vessel
14:48 Tall ship Khersones arrived in Sochi (photo)
14:32 Prosafe awarded Johan Sverdrup contract
14:17 Klaipėdos Nafta starts allocation of LNG terminal capacities
14:02 TechnipFMC awarded subsea contract for ExxonMobil Liza in Guyana
13:46 Cargo shipments by North-Western Shipping Company up 7% to 1.35 mln t in QI’2017
13:32 China launches its first home-made aircraft carrier
13:02 “LSC Shipmanagement” adds to the fleet its biggest tanker – “Elandra Eagle”
12:43 Hyundai Heavy Industries posts largest ship orders in 3 years
12:38 Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg spent RUB 3.6 mln for implementation of the ecological programme in QI’2017
12:15 Krasnoye Sormovo to launch second chemical tanker of Project RST27 built for Volgotrans on 5 May 2017 (photo)
11:47 Rail Baltica project to boost Baltic economies
11:44 Damen TSHD 650 launched for Gippsland Ports
11:20 Vladimir Putin attended launch of project to manufacture marine gas turbines at Saturn plant in Rybinsk (photo)
10:56 Transneft Druzhba increased delivery capacity of Baltic Pipeline System – 2 up to 36 mln t
10:33 HMS Severn visits port of Cardiff
10:11 Brent Crude futures price down 0.13% to $52.50, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.18% to $49.47
09:48 Indicative bunker prices go down at the port of Saint-Petersburg (graph)
09:29 Vasily Kornilyev appointed as Acting Chairman of Astrakhan Region Government (photo)
09:14 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,154 points

2017 April 25

18:35 NYK vessel rescues yachtsman in the South Pacific
18:05 Crowley implements new terminal operating system in Puerto Rico
17:53 Two million tonnes of oil produced at LUKOIL’s Vladimir Filanovsky field
17:35 Solstad's extraordinary general meeting approves merger plans
17:12 IAA PortNews congratulates Damen on its 90th anniversary!
17:05 JAXPORT records 13 percent growth in Asian container shipments in first six months of fiscal year 2017
16:35 The Color Line vessel shortlisted for the Next Generation Ship Award
16:05 Evergas announces namegiving ceremony for 7th Dragon vessel
15:55 Multipurpose Reloading Complex increased financing of its ecological programme by 5.6 times
15:31 Yilport Ferrol Container Terminal welcomes first container vessels
15:19 Volga Shipping Company opens navigation season on Upper Volga (photo)
15:08 New coal carrier enters service for JERA Trading Singapore
14:54 Tanker Lilaste of LUKOIL-BUNKER's Murmansk branch will undergo scheduled repair by July 2017
14:33 ABS Guide helps prevent dropped objects
14:19 Gazprom Neft drills first ever multi-hole “fishbone” well on the Arctic shelf
14:03 HRADF names the highest bidder for Thessaloniki Port
13:53 TSHD Severnaya Dvina starts dredging at main navigation canal of port Arkhangelsk (photo)
13:32 Navios Maritime Partners announces acquisition of one capesize vessel
13:02 APL enhances China-Indonesia trade lane with new China Southeast Asia Service 6
12:37 Ventis and OSM form JV for “K” Line LNG vessel crewing
12:06 Vostochny Port participated in 15th specialized international conference “Coaltrans China”
11:42 Bunker prices are still high at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
11:18 Ukraine’s water transport carried 2,000 passengers in Jan-March'17, down 43.6%, Y-o-Y
10:59 First shiploader delivered to Vostochny Port’s Phase 3 (photo)
10:24 Brent Crude futures price up 0.44% to $55.37, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.43% to $49.44
10:05 Zelenodolsk Plant Named After M. Gorky lays down tenth small-size missile ship of Project 21631 for RF Navy (photo)
09:33 Port of Gdansk throughput up 0.7% to 8.86 mln t in Jan-March'17
09:16 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,170 points

2017 April 24

18:07 DOF Subsea purchased shares in Canadian Subsea Shipping Company AS
17:49 Cargo transportation by Ukraine’s water transport down 9.3% to 0.9 mln t in QI’2017
17:30 Shearwater GeoServices receives TGS Irish Atlantic Margin award
17:02 DOF awarded extension with Statoil for the vessel Skandi Vega