• 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%).

2018 April 25

18:31 Westcon appeals the court judgement regarding the TSV Safe Scandinavia conversion
18:18 Three-day event held in Papua New Guinea focused on safety of domestic ferries
18:16 Fast ferry for Angolan Transport Ministry launched at Damen Shipyards Singapore
18:12 DNV GL develops offshore safety guidance for Greek Regulator
17:56 Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard launches yet another minesweeper of Project 12700
17:29 Qatargas delivers its first LNG cargo to Bangladesh as part of agreement with Petrobangla
17:02 Russian Railways announces 2017 Consolidated Results under IFRS
16:37 Polskie LNG CEO Paweł Jakubowski: LNG terminal extension program is speeding up
16:05 Wärtsilä partners with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore to promote maritime technologies
15:48 Profit attributable to shareholders of NOVATEK decreased by 39.3% to RUB 43.1 billion
15:30 Volga Shipping Company opens navigation on the Upper Volga river
15:14 MOL expands its NVOCC business with the unified brand "MOL Worldwide Logistics"
15:06 BWMS manufacturers and stakeholders set up new association BEMA
14:55 Innovative Damen RSD Tug 2513 kicks-off introduction tour in Italy
14:09 Ilari Kallio appointed Chief Digital Officer at Konecranes
13:20 Nakilat records 13% increased profits for the first quarter of 2018
12:59 Philippines accedes to air pollution and energy efficiency rules
12:33 Cruise season begins at the Port of Gdansk
12:09 HELCOM progresses firmly towards reducing input of pollutants into the Baltic Sea
11:51 8,791 ships are fitted out with the GLONASS navigation equipment - Dmitry Rogozin
11:28 All seaports in Crimea will be fully equipped with GLONASS system in 2018 - Dmitry Rogozin (photo)
11:09 Keppel Offshore & Marine signs MOU with MPA and TCOMS to jointly develop autonomous vessels
10:50 LUKOIL BoD recommends dividend distribution for 2017 in the amount of RUB 215 per ordinary share
10:26 Brent Crude futures price up 0.08% to $73.8, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.13% to $67.61
10:09 WinGD wins marine propulsion Emissions Reduction Award
09:45 Bunker prices are going up at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:20 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,306 points
09:08 The Port of Rotterdam welcomes IMO’s first step in reducing CO2 from shipping
08:17 Keppel on track to deliver South East Asia’s first LNG powered tug

2018 April 24

18:43 GAC South Africa expands into Port Elizabeth
18:29 Summa Group and Rosneft denied holding negotiations on Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port
17:30 Future perspectives for maritime industry to be studied at Maritime Future Summit (MFS) during SMM
17:06 PSA and GeTS to develop new global trade facilitation & supply chain platform “Calista™”
16:47 Safety and innovation on the agenda for Danish Maritime Days
16:26 Fincantieri delivers FREMM “Federico Martinengo” to the Italian Navy
16:04 British Ports Association calls for funding commitments to deliver on welcome first steps on port connectivity
15:35 NIBULON transports Ukrainian metal by water
15:04 STASCo signs contract with BMT for navigation simulator REMBRANDT
14:37 ESPO applauds EU role in achieving the IMO agreement on CO2 reduction target for shipping
14:28 Tallink Group’s consolidated revenue in 2017 amounted to EUR 967.0 million
14:04 Seafarer issues to be highlighted during 105th session of IMO's Legal Committee
13:32 HHLA to strengthen and expand its intermodal activities through its rail subsidiary Metrans
12:56 Bunker prices are going down at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
12:33 Aleksey Kadilov elected as Director General of Baltiysky Zavod (photo)
12:09 US Federal Maritime Commission to examine trucking & delivery arrangements
11:45 Russia’s General Board of State Expert Review approves yet another phase of project on construction of Zvezda shipyard (photo)
11:09 CMA CGM announces GRR from Asia to East Africa
10:45 Foreship takes world’s leading CFD simulation software, StarCCM+ into use
10:30 ABP shortlisted for two Humber Renewables Awards
10:22 Brent Crude futures price down 0.04% to $74.03, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.13% to $68.31
10:08 Nakilat is the first company in Qatar certified for ISO45001
09:39 Freeport of Riga Authority along with several port companies visited TransRussia 2018
09:17 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,306 points
09:08 Compensation regime for Hazardous and Noxious Cargoes a step closer - IMO
08:48 City of Antwerp and Antwerp Port Authority start urban mission to Moscow and St. Petersburg

2018 April 23

18:06 World’s largest short sea Ro-Ro vessel MV Celine christened at Dublin Port
17:52 Digital Ship’s Maritime Big Data Forum will be held on 29 May 2018 in Oslo
17:36 Ocean Rig announces agreement to postpone delivery of newbuilding drillship Ocean Rig Santorini
17:20 Construction of Bagayevsky hydrosystem begins in Rostov Region (photo)
17:05 ITF urges Hutchison Ports to improve global health and safety operations