• 2017 May 16 13:39

    Baltic Sea Tug Agency supports 2nd International Conference “Advanced port fleet - the basis of safety” as its Sponsor

    Baltic Sea Tug Agency (BSTA LLC) sponsors The 2nd International Conference “Advanced PORT FLEET - the basis of safety” which will be held in Saint-Petersburg on 18 September 2017, in the run up to the NEVA-2017 exhibition.

    The event is organized by Media Group PortNews in partnership with Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS).

    The Conference is meant to be a practical platform for discussions between shipbuilders, customers and contractors related to the fleet of icebreakers, tugboats and vessels providing bunkering and environmental services.

    Atomflot, Rosmorport, Russian and foreign shipbuilding companies, designers, shipping companies and operators of auxiliary fleet are invited to participate. We expect more than 170 participants.

    The leading icebreaker fleet operators, foreign and Russian shipbuilders, designers, shipping companies, auxiliary fleet operators are invited to participate in the conference. Over 170 participants are expected.

    Focus of the Conference:

    • development of the PORT FLEET service markets at seaports of Russia;
    • state support strategies and development of the shipbuilding industry in Russia;
    • market of PORT FLEET construction: current condition;
    • modern multitask ships of auxiliary and technical fleet;
    • icebreaker fleet construction for Russian seaports;
    • cutting edge developments in the field of ice-class tugboat construction;
    • salvage ship fleet condition in the seaports of Russia;
    • advanced bunkering fleet construction in Russia.

    The Tugboat Show, organized by DAMEN Group, the Sponsor General of the conference, is to be held on the Conference day in the Neva River water area.

    Baltic Sea Tug Agency offers round-the-year services on deep-sea and port-to-port towing, rescue operations, delivery of pilots to/from vessels, support of diving operations and underwater engineering works. In summer period, the company’s fleet can be involved in hydrographic activities, comprehensive servicing of dredgers including security services. In winter, BSTA ships can be deployed for ice cutting along the berths and for ice escorts. BSTA fleets consists of ice-class azimuth tugboats of 3,600 to 5,200 h.p. as well as small tugs and engineering ships to support underwater and hydraulic engineering, dredging and hydrographical operations. BSTA operates at key ports in the Gulf of Finland with its base at the commercial sea port of Ust-Luga. 

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