• 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 November 25

06:59 Inchcape Shipping Services appointed agents for COSCO SHIPPING Lines in Papua New Guinea

2017 November 24

20:49 Pella Shipyard launches Karakurt-class first serial corvette (Project 2280) ‘Typhoon’
18:06 Sanmar delivers two ASD tugs
18:06 RN Bunker supplies fuel to Rosmorport's STS Mir
17:36 DHT Holdings announces sale of its three oldest VLCCs
17:15 IMO holds training for port security staff in Guinea
16:47 Wärtsilä introduces its Smart Marine Ecosystem vision
16:46 Cargo traffic in Kama Basin of Russia’s IWW grew by 22.4% to 13.40 mln t (photo)
16:27 IMO addresses invasive aquatic species carried in ballast water through BWM Convention
15:59 State Duma approves prolongation of RF Government Decree No 383 through 2019
15:28 Bolwerk LLC selected as general contractor to build an international marine terminal in Pionersky, Kaliningrad Region
15:03 PSA Singapore and NUS sign MOU to develop Human Capital to support the growth of the port industry
14:31 Design works under MTH project to be completed in 2018
14:03 APM Terminals Inland Services expands to serve the industrial belt around Pune, India
13:40 Euronav sells VLCC Artois
13:29 Navigation season is over in White Sea – Onega Lake Basin of Russia’s IWW (photo)
13:02 The Port of Montreal invests in greening
12:30 ZIM posts Q3 2017 results
12:12 Lead buoy tender of Project BLV04 build for FSUE Rosmorport is put into operation (photo)
12:00 Public Transport Authority raises Saudi flag on Bahri’s fifth VLCC received in 2017
11:30 GVT to increase the frequency of its rail shuttle service between Rotterdam and Chengdu in China
11:14 Europort confirms role as international maritime business hub
11:01 British ports welcome Budget announcements on Brexit scenario funding and freight review
10:45 Financial support for the Polar Code and the Sustainable Development Goals
10:31 European ports welcome the EP Transport Committee vote for a stronger CEF budget
10:11 Finnlines finishes the first lengthening project of ro-ro vessel
10:01 Brent Crude futures price down 0.27% to $63.38, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.76% to $58.46
09:37 Bunker prices are flat at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:20 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,445 points
07:48 Palau International Ship Registry is the fastest growing flag

2017 November 23

18:05 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to Mediterranean
17:54 Mercury-1 ferry of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company successfully passed sea test after major repairs
17:35 Ophir issues update on the status of the Fortuna FLNG project
17:20 Opatija, Croatia hosts three-day conference “The Port of Rijeka, Gateway of the Baltic-Adriatic Core Network Corridor”
17:05 Navantia and Bath Iron Works team for the US Navy Future Guided Missile Frigates
16:50 Throughput of Chinese ports up 7.2% to 7.23 bln t in 10M’17
16:35 COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard delivers research/survey vessel to Guangzhou Marine Geological Survey
16:05 CMA CGM announces GRI from Asia to ECSA
16:03 Bunker prices may turn into irregular phase in the lead-up to OPEC’s meeting
15:44 Okskaya shipyard lays down the first non-self-propelled oil barge in a series of ten vessels ordered by STLC
15:33 European Sea Ports Organisation welcomes a deadline for global solution on CO2 from shipping
15:00 Ports of Ayr and Troon celebrate delivery of new Scottish-built pilot vessel
14:19 Corvette Soobrazitelny, Baltic Fleet, performed some training missions in piracy affected areas in Gulf of Aden
14:02 Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning chosen for new cruise ship
13:23 Navigation 2017 to close in Azov-Don Basin of Russia’s IWW on 1 December 2017
13:02 Oldendorff Carriers receives IBJ Bulk Ship Operator of the Year award
12:36 Russia’s General Board of State Expert Review approves Phase I of Bagayevsky Hydrosystem project
12:10 Ports of Ayr and Troon celebrate delivery of new Scottish-built pilot vessel
11:52 Marine Recruiting Agency goes on with the program of RTG operators training
11:29 Coal exports via Rosterminalugol terminal hit 22 mln t milestone this year (photo)
11:04 MGO prices are still high at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
10:41 Throughput of port Kaliningrad in Jan-Oct'17 grew by 16% to 11.28 mln t
10:18 Brent Crude futures price down 0.25% to $63.16, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.21% to $57.90
09:53 Ukraine’s water transport carried 0.5 mln passengers in Jan-Oct'17, up 30.2%, Y-o-Y
09:35 Port of Singapore throughput up 5.9% to 519.68 mln t in 10M’17
09:17 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,413 points

2017 November 22

18:02 Throughput of port Vyborg up 13% to 1.24 mln t in 10M’17
17:46 New research reveals ‘golden period’ ahead for the Port of Barrow
17:24 Iceland accedes to air pollution treaty
17:03 MSC receives the ‘Container Line of the Year’ award