• 2017 May 29 16:18

    Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg welcomed 9 cruise ships last week

    From 22nd to 28th of May Passenger Port of St. Petersburg received 9 cruise ships which brought 17 475 passengers. According to the port’s press center, the total berth time of the ships is 13 ship-days, total amount of passenger operations – 87 872.
    Services provided to ships:
    Fresh water bunkering – 2 966  m3
    Garbage collection – 57 m3
    Waste-waters reception – 2 304 m3
    In the indicated period 1 helicopter has used the helipad of Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg for landing and take-off.
    On 22nd of May, cruise ship Mein Schiff 3 operated by TUI Cruises has made its maiden call to Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg. Mein Schiff 3, the third vessel in “premium” class, was built in 2014.  It has 15 decks, 1253 cabins, 293 m length and capacity of carrying 2506 passengers on board. The crew is more than 1000 persons. Traditionally a welcome plaque ceremony was arranged on board the vessel. During the 2017 cruise season Mein Schiff 3 will make 6 calls to Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg.
    On 24th of May, during the business meeting Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. managing director of global tour operations Roberta Jacoby visited Passenger Port of St. Petersburg. The official meeting was devoted to discussion of possible methods for increasing the efficiency of passenger operations in the Port in conditions of enhanced transport security measures. The parties expressed their confidence that the joint work would further improve the quality of passenger operations.
    On 24th May, 2017 at the regular meeting of the Board of Directors of "Passenger Port of St. Petersburg "Marine Façade" PLC the following decisions were taken: The Chairman of the Board of Directors was elected Andrey Mushkarev - the Deputy Chair of the St. Petersburg Committee of Tourism Development; Secretary of the Board of Directors - Alexey Kashuntsov, the Head of Legal Department of “Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg “Marine Façade” PLC; During the meeting a report on implementation of the Company's budget for 2016 was approved and current issues of Passenger Port St. Petersburg activity were considered. As part of the event, there was an introductory tour conducted around the cruise ship Serenade of the Seas for the Board of Directors’ members. Serenade of the Seas has started calling to Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg from 2015, and during the 2017 cruise season it will make 11 calls.
    On 25th of May, a press-conference devoted to the new vessel’s capabilities as well as to the current issues of marine tourism in St. Petersburg was held onboard the ferry "Princess Anastasia". As part of the event, the prospects for the ferry navigation development in Russian marine capital were discussed as well as the implementation of projects that were aimed at increasing the number of ferry tourists in St. Petersburg. It should be noted that from June 28th to July 2nd 2017 calls of Princess Anastasia will be shifted to Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg due to Saint-Petersburg International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS 2017).
    On 28th of May, cruise ship Thomson Celebration operated by Thomson Cruises has made its inaugural call to Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg. Thomson Celebration was built in 1984, refurbished in 2014.  It has 10 decks, 632 cabins, 215 m length and capacity of carrying 1264 passengers on board. The crew is more than 500 persons. Cruises on Thomson Celebration are of interest to those who wants quiet and exquisite holiday. Traditionally a welcome plaque ceremony was arranged on board the vessel. During the 2017 cruise season Thomson Celebration will make 5 calls to Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg.

    Maximum number of vessels at the Passenger Port of St. Petersburg this week - 6 vessels on May 28th.

2019 November 19

18:03 Port of Piraeus throughput reaches 5 million TEU this year
17:50 BPO joins the “More EU budget for transport” coalition
17:22 Throughput of Russia’s seaports expected to grow by 3% to 850 million tonnes in 2019
17:03 Expro awarded contract extension with INPEX, offshore Australia
16:45 Gasum expands their maritime fuel supply by new Swedegas’ facility in the port of Gothenburg
16:24 IMO helps train future leaders in maritime policy
16:03 CSV Bourbon Oceanteam 101 extends charter contract with client for works in Angola
15:03 MSC appoints Soren Toft as CEO for container shipping & logistics
14:21 Shipment of half a billionth tonne of coal from Vostochny Port kicked off by Sergey Ivanov and Yevgeny Ditrikh
14:02 ICTSI proposal to develop Iloilo ports complete
13:23 Med Marine orders MAN 175D for Svitzer ice-breaking tugs
13:00 Havyard Ship Technology AS announces new general manager
12:38 Bunker prices are stable at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
12:02 ABP’s Port of Ipswich welcomes floating storytelling museum
11:44 Registration for the 16th International Transport Forum YugTrans 2020 is open
11:37 Port of Southampton investing in quayside to continue welcoming largest ships
10:59 Navigation season of 2019 closed in Baikal-Angara Basin of Russia’s IWW
10:31 EEC postponed consideration of amendments into Technical Regulation of the Customs Union in the part of sulphur content in bunker
10:05 Ports of Los Angeles and Copenhagen Malmö sign collaborative agreement on sustainability, environment
10:03 Multipurpose Reloading Complex spent over RUB 1 million under its social programme in 9M’19
09:40 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.14% to $62.35, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.21% to $57.02
09:25 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,338 points
09:22 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Nov 19
09:08 Nexans secures a 5-year contract extension with Chantiers de l’Atlantique to supply cables and services
08:12 Shell Marine secures contract for Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers

2019 November 18

18:30 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from North Europe to ISC
18:07 2020 Bulkers extends time charters for Bulk Santiago and Bulk Seoul
17:54 Rosmorport supports 3rd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress as its General Sponsor
17:35 Columbia Threadneedle Investments and Brittany Ferries reach agreement to acquire Condor Ferries from Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets
17:21 Moscow, Saint-Petersburg and Murmansk to host PORA discussion “Development of Water Transport Infrastructure in the Arctic” on Nov'26
17:05 ​Shearwater GeoServices awarded largest-ever 4D campaign in the Asia Pacific region by Woodside
16:35 HYUNDAI Merchant Marine joins “Getting to Zero Coalition”
16:20 Gazprom Neft reports 4.1-pct growth of bunker fuel production to 2.04 million tonnes in 9M’19
16:05 Essar Ports completes work on the Hazira-based Passenger Ferry Terminal
15:41 Epic Gas completes acquisition of 11,000 CBM Epic Sicily
15:37 Gazprom Neft increases net profit by 7% in 9M 2019
15:02 Port of Gdynia prepares to develop acquired land at Węgierskie Quay
14:39 Training for African women working in SAR operations held at Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre in Morocco
14:15 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to North Europe and Mediterranean
13:36 Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg allocated RUB 10.4 million under its 9M’2019 social and environmental programmes
13:15 MacGregor secures complete piggy-back hatch cover order from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding
12:53 Vympel Shipyard delivers Grachonok-class special purpose boat to Federal National Guard Troops Service
12:32 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO down to RUB 8,159 in RF spot market
12:09 Kim Heng signs MoU with subsea cable installer for offshore windfarm cable-laying projects in Taiwan
11:51 New national port operator WT Terminal established in the Freeport of Riga
11:09 Stena Line takes delivery of new ferry Stena Estrid
10:54 Series of eighth dry cargo carriers of Project RSD32M completed with delivery of Anatoly Nikolayev
10:33 Bunker sales at the port of Singapore in Jan-Oct’2019 fell by 6.4% Y-o-Y to 38.92 million tonnes
10:19 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Nov 18
10:15 Port of Singapore throughput in Jan-Oct’2019 declined by 0.6% to 520.7 million tonnes
09:52 DEME and Royal IHC launch TSHD MEUSE RIVER
09:34 Brent Crude futures price is flat at $63.3, Light Sweet Crude – at $57.83
09:32 IMO's working group agrees National Action Plans – draft MEPC resolution
09:20 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,357 points

2019 November 17

16:12 Port of Dover wins ESPO Award 2019
14:47 Aker Solutions and leading operators join forces to qualify subsea gas separation
14:12 Wight Shipyard Co to build an innovative hybrid CTV for CWind
12:42 PSA Marine and Wartsila join hands to tackle climate emergency
11:38 A.P. Moller-Maersk improves operational profitability
10:15 ABS and Arista launch smart shipping journey