• 2017 June 19 10:12

    Russian Railways team wins Ust-Luga Cup 2017 (photo)

    Winners of the sixth regatta Ust-Luga Cup were awarded in Saint-Petersburg on 16 June 2017, reports IAA PortNews correspondent. The team of Russian Railways (yacht Loko) won Ust-Luga Cup 2017, for the first time in the regatta history.

    The regatta participants were awarded by Victor Olersky, Deputy Minister of Transport, head of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency. 

    “Ust-Luga Cup has become a traditional regatta, 6 years is a serious period. I am sure the year of 2018 will also see the regatta, the legs of the next races and other aspects are already under discussion,” Victor Olersky said at the ceremony. 

    According to him, such events have only positive impact on the industry development. “Participation in such events as Ust-Luga Cup contributes to a better cooperation of people working together,” emphasizes Victor Olersky.  

    The final race from Loviisa to Kotka was held on June 15.

    Results of the fourth leg:

    Group I: Loko, Korushka, Anna
    Group II: Premium, Olympic
    Group III: Solitaire, Pegasus, Gloria, Jessika, Victoria

    Final results of Ust-Luga Cup 2017:

    Group I:

    1. Loko (Russian Railways) - 7
    2. Korushka (Ust-Luga Company OJSC and Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga) - 9
    3. Anna (SMM) - 14

    Group II:

    1. Premium (Morstroytechnology -2) - 6
    2. Olympic (Eesti Raudtee) - 9

    Group III:

    1. Pegasus (Morspassluzhba) — 7
    2. Victoria (Russian Maritime Register of Shipping) — 14
    3. Gloria (Murmansk Commercial Seaport) — 16
    4. Solitaire (Transmashholdig) — 16
    5. Jessika (Morstroytechnology -1) — 22

    Media partner of Ust-Luga Cup 2017 – IAA PortNews.

    Ust-Luga Cup involving the teams representing transport and related sectors is being held on the Baltic Sea on June 10 – 16, 2017. 

    The first Baltic Regatta Ust-Luga Cup was held in June, 2012. The Regatta is held under the auspices of Russia's Transport Ministry and Russian Sailing Federation.

    Read more at the Regatta website www.ust-luga-cup.ru

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2017 August 18

18:21 TOTE plans to establish new U.S. mainland to Hawai’i shipping service
18:06 CMA CGM announces FAK Rates from Asia to Mediterranean
17:55 NCSP volumes for 7M 2017 totaled 85.2 mln tons
17:27 Alexander Masko re-elected as Director General of Murmansk Commercial Seaport (photo)
17:06 Austal and ASC Shipbuilding re-commit to sovereign national shipbuilding endeavour
16:42 Nuclear-powered icebreaker 50 Let Pobedy sets a record having reached the North Pole for 79 hours
16:18 IBIA supports continued efforts to protect MFM integrity and expanding application to terminal loadings
16:16 Fjord Line doubles the capacity on the fastest route between Norway and Denmark
15:45 Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg renews its equipment
15:19 Finnish Transport Agency reports increase of import/export volumes in international seaborne trade of HI’17
14:51 Indicative bunker prices go down at the port of Saint-Petersburg (graph)
14:26 Marine Rescue Service of Rosmorrechflot congratulates the team of UCL Holding on the group’s 10th anniversary!
14:04 Severodvinsk nuclear submarine of the Northern Fleet carried out missile firing
13:40 Arctic Economic Council took part in 2017 North Pacific Arctic Conference
13:02 CMA CGM announces GRI from Asia to Mexico, West Coast South America & West Coast Central America
12:37 Tuco Marine delivers hydrographic survey boat to Nelleman Survey
12:23 LNG Croatia announces investigation of the seabed at LNG terminal site
11:38 Nevsky Shipyard congratulates the team of UCL Holding with the group’s 10th anniversary!
11:09 Team Tankers International announces Q2 2017 results
10:45 FSBI Baltic Sea Ports Administration congratulates the team of UCL Holding on the group’s anniversary!
10:22 Brent Crude futures price down 0.12% to $50.97, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.13% to $47.03
10:00 Port of Cardiff invests over £4 million to support steel sector
09:37 Tehnoros congratulates the team of UCL Holding on the group’s anniversary!
09:14 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,247 points
07:48 Admiral Vidal Francisco Soberón Sanz takes part in a symbolic coin ceremony at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding

2017 August 17

18:06 Carnival Paradise to offer five additional cruises to Havana, Cuba, from port of Tampa in 2018
17:50 10 cruise ships will call at the Port of Southampton this weekend
17:36 Golar LNG Limited announced the sale of an interest in the FLNG, Hilli Episeyo
17:17 MSCC Bronka to purchase one more LHM 800 SWL crane of 302 t in capacity
17:06 Golden Ocean posts second quarter 2017 results
16:45 LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship
16:40 Rhine Alpine Rail Freight Corridor must re-open quickly
16:31 AS Tallink Grupp has extended Superfast vessel charter agreement
16:16 Port Bronka and Fenix LLC congratulate UCL Holding with its first anniversary!
16:03 MABUX: Irregular changes may prevail on global bunker market next week
15:44 Throughput of port Kaliningrad in Jan-July'17 grew by 10% to 7.68 mln t
15:19 Morstroytechnology LLC congratulates the team of UCL Holding on the group’s 10th anniversary!
14:38 Throughput of port Vyborg up 6% to 755,500 t in 7M’17
13:52 Throughput of port Primorsk in 7M’17 down 5% Y-o-Y to 35.67 mln t
13:27 PORT FLEET JSC congratulates the team of UCL Holding on the group’s 10th anniversary!
13:01 Throughput of port Vysotsk up 9% to 10.52 mln t in Jan-July'17
12:35 UCL Holding celebrates its 10th anniversary on 24 August 2017
12:10 CMA CGM announces GRI from Asia to Mexico, West Coast South America & West Coast Central America
11:59 SSP-M newest underwater rescue equipment will be demonstrated at the Army 2017 Forum
11:24 exactEarth’s Small Vessel Tracking Service is now supported by the VMS Track-Pro from Weatherdock AG
11:23 Throughput of port Ust-Luga up 12% to 58.89 mln t in 7M’2017
11:00 Optimarin demonstrates total system reliability in market beset by technical issues
10:36 DEME secures submarine cable installation contract for Elia Modular Offshore Grid
10:26 Brent Crude futures price up to 0.16% to $50.35, Light Sweet Crude – flat at $46.78
10:04 HELCOM and OSPAR release new online ballast water risk assessment tool
09:37 Throughput of Big Port St. Petersburg up 9% to 30.34 mln t in 7M’17
09:15 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,207 points

2017 August 16

18:02 Bunker prices slightly changed at the port of Novorossiysk, Russia (graph)
17:41 MTH development is one of the priorities among infrastructure projects in the Northwest of Russia – Vladimir Putin
17:18 Aker Arctic joins new EU funded project with aim to improve Arctic Shipping Safety
16:53 Multipurpose Reloading Complex (Ust-Luga) increased financing of its social programme
16:29 The Maritime Standard Awards extends nomination deadline
16:22 ABB’s DEGO IV software delivers on fuel saving promise for Stena Line vessel
15:46 Vladimir Putin is for tariffs for stevedores to be transferred into roubles from 1 January 2018
15:34 AXSMarine presents new Big Data application for the dry bulk industry