• 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 May 26

15:33 Europort Masterclasses shape industry thinking
15:09 Press-conference devoted to new cruise opportunities held onboard Princess Anastasia in St. Petersburg
14:45 Passenger Port of St. Petersburg hosted business meeting with Royal Caribbean Cruises and Arctur Travel
14:11 Passenger Port of St. Petersburg BoD held regular meeting on 24 May 2017
13:36 Hydrographic boat of Project К 1100 Meridian launched at the port of Kaliningrad (photo)
12:58 MOL launches R & D on autonomous ocean transport system
12:27 Pacific Regional Search and Rescue workshop held in Auckland, New Zealand on 22-26 May
12:10 London will host 8th Maritime Salvage & Casualty Response on 13-14 September 2017
11:39 IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim spoke at the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in Lisbon
11:04 Diana Shipping announces time charter contracts for m/v Astarte with Glencore and m/v Erato with Phaethon
10:43 Training with all-arms forces of RF Navy's Northern Fleet started in the Barents Sea
10:25 Brent Crude futures price down 0.60% to $51.13, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.78% to $48.52
10:06 Jacksonville harbor deepening awarded $17.5M in federal funding for construction
09:48 Indicative bunker prices continue going up at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:31 Navios Maritime Partners acquires five 4,250 TEU container vessels from Rickmers Maritime
09:14 Baltic Dry Index down to 918 points
08:06 BPA attracts SM Line to bolster cargo volume at Busan Port
06:26 NYK bulk carrier rescues fishermen off the coast of Peru

2017 May 25

18:30 Rostov Port Group partners with Donskoy Krepezh to acquire 80% of interest in construction company PROSPEKT
17:06 Panama Canal sets new record for largest-capacity vessel
16:17 BMT signs submarine framework agreement in Norway
15:02 RF Navy's Pacific Ocean Fleet detachment finished its visit to Jakarta
14:30 RF Ministry of Agriculture approves Strategy of sea terminals servicing fishing ships
14:15 Scorpio Tankers to merge with Navig8 Product Tankers
14:14 Norwegian Bliss' keel laying ceremony held at MEYER WERFT in Germany
13:37 NSAG joint venture wins contract to supply Integrated Platform Management Systems
13:21 Liability cover for Antarctic waters
12:40 New service for project cargo to the Arctic Ocean
12:39 DryShips announces delivery of its newbuilding Suezmax tanker
12:13 Cruise ship Costa NeoRomantica will make her maiden call at port Vladivostok on May 30 (photo)
11:39 Сore functions of London Protocol to participants at workshop in Accra, Ghana
10:55 Arctia strengthens its customer relations team
10:17 Gazprom Neft reports record net income for Q1 2017
09:46 Brent Crude futures price up 0.80% to $54.39, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.76% to $51.75
09:28 Baltic Dry Index down to 934 points
09:12 Keppel secures contract to build LNG carriers worth over S$100m
08:39 Nor Lines and Rolls-Royce sign landmark Power-by-the-hour service agreement
08:14 Wärtsilä propellers and shaft generator system chosen for two new RoRo vessels

2017 May 24

18:01 Finnish Business Community took over AEC Chairmanship at AEC Annual Meeting
17:55 Port of Hamburg’s total throughput up by 1.7 percent at 35.4 million tons in the first quarter of 2017
17:44 RAO/CIS Offshore to be held on 12 - 15 September 2017 in Saint-Petersburg, Russia
17:41 Piraeus Port Authority investment plans tabled at 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum
17:37 Greece is open for cruise industry business says Greek minister at Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum
17:00 Hapag-Lloyd and UASC complete merger
16:26 Throughput of NCSP Group up 1.4% to 50.6 mln t in 4M’17
16:02 MOL starts initiative to develop enhanced operational support tool
15:37 VSM reports record number of merchant vessel orders received by German yards
15:02 Australia develops new blockchain security architecture TBSx3
14:35 Stolt-Nielsen Gas orders two small-scale LNG carriers, with options for three additional ships
14:02 Port of Oakland vessel calls to Southeast Asia up 50 percent
13:44 Port of Hamburg’s total throughput in QI’2017 was up 1.7% at 35.4 mln t
13:23 Vympel Shipyard launches fast patrol boat of Project 12150 Mangust for Sakhalin Border Department of Russia’s FSB (photo)
13:02 ABS launches new and completely mobile application from ABS Nautical Systems
12:31 Pharma logistics services expanding strongly in Antwerp
12:14 “K” Line announces delivery of woodchip carrier “FORESTAL GAIA”
11:49 OSC launches its VLCCs commercial chartering desk
11:17 World’s first LPG-fueled ferry design using GE gas turbine completes HAZID meetings
10:51 BC Ferries will take final acceptance and ownership of its newest vessel, Salish Raven, upon final inspection once the vessel arrives in B.C.
10:20 Brent Crude futures price up 0.22% to $54.27, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.17% to $51.56
09:58 Russian Railways set to facilitate implementation of BAM, Transsib and NLR projects