• 2017 May 12 09:39

    Throughput of Russian seaports in Jan-Apr'17 up 10.9% Y-o-Y to 250.3 mln t

    In January-April 2017, Russian seaports handled 250.3 mln t of cargo (+10.9%, year-on-year), says the press center of Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry bulk cargo totaled 110.9 mln t (+10%) including 47.3 mln t of coal (+18.8%), 15.2 mln t of containerized cargo (+11.9%), 11.5 mln t of grain (+18.9%), 9.6 mln t of ferrous metal (-1.9%), 5.5 mln t of mineral fertilizers (+6.3%), 1 mln t of refrigerated cargo (+0.5%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 139.4 mln t (+11.6%) including 85.5 mln t of crude oil (+14.6%), 47.3 mln t of oil products (+6.2%) and 5 mln t of liquefied gas (+12.6%).

    Exports totaled 197.1 mln t (+7.8%), imports - 10.9 mln t (+9%), transit – 18.5 mln t (+12.7%), coastal trade cargo - 23.7 mln t (+44.4%).

    Operators of the Arctic Basin terminals handled  22.5 mln t (+65.4%) including 14.5 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+161.8%) and 8.3 mln t of dry cargo (+1.7%). The port of Murmansk handled 16.4 mln t (+82%), Varandei - 2.9 mln t (+15.6%).

    The ports of the Baltic Sea handled 82.8 mln t (+7.4%) including 31.7 mln t (+13%) of dry cargo and 51.1 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+4.3%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 33 mln t (+9.5%), Primorsk - 22.2 mln t (+4%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 16.8 mln t (+6.5%), Vysotsk - 6.2 mln t (+14.9%).

    The ports of the Azov-Black Sea Basin handled 80.7 mln t (+8.5%) including 32.5 mln t of dry cargo (+8.6%) and 48.2 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+8.5%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 48 mln t (+6.7%), Tuapse - 8.8 mln t (+8%), Kavkaz - 6.6 mln t (+14%), Taman - 5.2 mln t (+27.2%), Kerch - 2.9 mln t (+15.8%), Rostov-on-Don - 3.8 mln t (+9.1%).

    Seaports of the Casppian Basin handled 1.1 mln t of cargo (-48.4%) including 0.8 mln t of dry cargo (-28.1%) and 0.3 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (-70.5%). The port of Makhachkala handled 0.3 mln t (-73.7%), Astrakhan - 0.7 mln t (-17.6%), Olya – 53,100 (-19%).

    The ports of the Far East Basin handled 63.1 mln t of cargo (+8%) including 37.5 mln t of dry cargo (+12.1%) and 25.6 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+2.6%). Port Vostochny handled 23.3 mln t (+9.3%), Vanino - 9.8 mln t (+1.2%), Nakhodka - 8.2 mln t (+7.8%), Prigorodnoye - 6.1 mln t (+11.8%), Vladivostok - 5.3 mln t (+17.8%), De-Castri -  4 mln t (-2.1%), Posiet - 2.7 mln t (-1.1%).

2017 September 19

16:14 MSC announces a new service between South America’s east coast and the Mediterranean
16:04 Port of Southampton completes construction of sixth multi-story car park
15:52 Turkish landing ship Bayraktar arrived in Novorosiysk
15:27 USPA announces tender for procurement of dredging vessel
15:04 GY Marinas and P&O Marinas launch superyacht complex in Sète, France
14:39 Commissioning works commenced at KN‘s LNG reloading station
14:14 Port of Gdansk, Port of Gdynia and Baltic Gateway attended Seatrade Europe in Hamburg
14:03 Wärtsilä Nacos Platinum bridge systems selected for two new mega yachts
13:50 IMO issues Guidelines on maritime cyber risk management
13:28 IMO says search and rescue is an international responsibility
13:01 Ningbo Zhoushan Port volumes up 72% to 254,000 TEUs
12:43 NEVA 2017, 14th International Maritime Exhibition and Conference of Russia, opens in Saint-Petersburg (photo)
12:22 Fuel oil prices are still high at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
12:04 Jan De Nul wins IADC Safety Award 2017
11:40 Secretary-General of IMO believes in a great future of Vostochny Port (photo)
11:04 CMA CGM signs strategic partnership with Infosys to accelerate the transformation of its Information System
10:45 Central Design Bureau Iceberg developed basic design of new 40-MW icebreaker
10:37 GTT receives an order from Hyundai Heavy Industries to design the LNG tanks of a new FSRU
10:23 Maritime Salvage & Casualty Response conference held in London on 13-14 September
10:01 IMarEST workshop on practical biofouling management strategies held in Melbourne, Australia
09:42 Brent Crude futures price up 0.03% to $55.52, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.12% to $50.41
09:19 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,385 points

2017 September 18

18:37 Konecranes launches Crane Advisor customer support tool globally
18:07 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v Maera
18:06 Rosmorport is looking into construction of LNG bunkering tanker of 3,000 to 5,000 cbm in capacity
17:50 Rosmorport is going to build ships running alternative fuels
17:45 Italian terminal operator Spinelli purchases another Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Crane
17:33 DP World to acquire Dubai Maritime City and Drydocks World
17:25 IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim visited sailings ship Nadezhda in Vladivostok (photo)
17:04 Chinese warships arrived at Vladivostok
16:47 Rosmorport to start construction of shallow-draft icebreaker before the year end
16:16 Vladimir Putin endorsed a list of instructions following the meeting on development of transport infrastructure in Northwest Russia
15:20 The Azerbaijan Government announces extension of ACG PSA to 2049 with co-venturers
15:06 Craneship launches icebreaking tugboat of Project Т40105, Yuribey, built for Atomflot (photo)
14:49 Wärtsilä launches new eco-friendly tug designs
14:23 ZIM marks the 3 millionth container at DaChan Bay Terminals
14:23 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO up to RUB 12,481 in RF spot market
13:55 Kitack Lim says Port State Control in the Asia-Pacific region is a deliberate focus of the Tokyo MoU
12:42 Sovcomflot awarded by Russian Ministry of Energy for achievements in R&D and innovations
12:20 6 races held as part of Russian Yachting Championship for SB20 class (photo)
12:01 EU countries authorized their vessels to fish unlawfully in African waters - Oceana
11:39 SCF supports development of professional maritime education in Russia’s Far East
11:17 Russia seeks closer cooperation with IMO, Vitaly Klyuyev says
11:00 Hapag-Lloyd orders 7,700 new reefer containers
10:40 Brent Crude futures price up 0.14% to $55.70, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.10% to $50.49
10:21 IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim is on a formal visit in Russia
10:09 South Korean terminal operator PDCT puts Konecranes Gottwald Model 4 Mobile Harbor Crane into operation
09:31 DP World not to renew operating contract in Indonesia
09:18 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,385 points

2017 September 17

17:25 India signs $76mln loan deal with Japan International Cooperation Limited to upgrade Alang-Sosiya shipyards
17:23 CMA CGM outperforms the market with very strong operating and financial results in Q2 2017
17:21 IMO issues new warning on hazards of carrying bauxite by ship
17:19 DFDS increases its volumes on the North Sea freight routes to and from the UK
17:16 General Dynamics NASSCO named ‘Greenest Shipyard of the Year’

2017 September 15

18:06 Kiel Port Prize goes to Jörn Grage of SCA Logistics
17:50 London, UK will host 6th Ship Recycling Congress on 24-25th January 2018
17:24 Frank Freight launches a unique project – electronic freight market
17:06 DCT Gdansk handles first American military armoured brigade to be delivered directly to Poland
16:48 Pella Shipyard (Leningrad Region) lays down a trawler for Murmanseld-2
16:30 VolkerFitzpatrick to undertake the design and construction of 13 hectares of container yard at the Port of Felixstowe