• 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 October 20

18:31 Finnpilot Pilotage Ltd joins the ITS Finland network
18:10 Kari Wihlman appointed as Director-General of Finnish Transport Agency with effect from 1 January 2018
17:47 Rosmorport appoints Oksana Masyuk as Deputy Director for Economics and Finance of its Arkhangelsk Branch (photo)
17:19 Russian Railways's loading of export freight from ports increases by almost by 6% in 3 quarters of 2017
16:56 Scandlines Helsingborg-Helsingör expands capacity
16:28 USPA announced tender for construction of berth 1-z in Port of Odessa
16:03 Wärtsilä's asset and lifecycle management agreement lets GasLog concentrate on its core business
16:00 Wilson Sons Shipyards delivers SST-Aruá to SAAM SMIT
15:31 In 9M’17, TransContainer transported 1.31 mln TEUs, up 17.7% Y-o-Y
15:03 Otto Energy starts drilling of the ST 224 #1 well
14:29 Opening ceremony of Russian-Indian international Indra-2017 exercise held in Vladivostok
14:02 d’Amico International Shipping launches the first three LR1 vessels
13:30 Sea transport of Sevastopol carried 660,400 passengers in September 2017, down 3.2%, Y-o-Y
13:02 ICTSI orders hybrid RTGs for Manila flagship
12:44 Draft procedure for investment port duty assessment is available at federal portal for legal information (document)
12:22 Aker Solutions wins order for world's largest umbilicals system
12:19 APL starts new Korea China Straits service
12:05 LNG reloading station of Klaipėdos nafta applies highest safety standards
11:37 Major ASW ship Vice Admiral Kulakov enters the port of Alexandria
11:08 Zvezda Shipbuilding complex, Rosnefteflot and Taimyrneftegaz agreed to build and operate 10 Arctic shuttle tankers
10:43 Conference “LNG Fleet and LNG Bunkering in Russia”: registration is underway
10:20 Brent Crude futures price up 0.24% to $57.37, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.33% to $51.46
09:59 Innovative passenger catamaran Grifon presented in Saint-Petersburg (photo)
09:32 Bunker prices are slightly up at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:14 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,582 points

2017 October 19

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17:38 Arab Association for Women in the Maritime Sector launched in Egypt
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16:50 Throughput of the port of Rotterdam up 2% to 351.5 mln t in 9M’17
16:39 Panama Maritime Authority holds a kick-off ceremony for the construction of the new Amador Cruise Port
16:21 Russian and Greek ships to participate in 190th Anniversary of the Battle of Navarino
15:59 Hartmann Group's AHTS fleet secures long-term investment
15:39 Throughput of port Vyborg up 15% to 1.09 mln t in 9M’17
15:13 Throughput of port Vysotsk up 3% to 12.91 mln t in 9M’17
14:44 Throughput of port Primorsk in 9M’17 down 8% Y-o-Y to 44.68 mln t
14:38 MABUX: Global bunker prices may continue upward evolution next week
14:17 Throughput of port Ust-Luga up 11% to 76.02 mln t in 9M’17
13:50 Bunker market in the Far East ports of Russia sees mixed price movements (graph)
13:25 Throughput of Big Port St. Petersburg up 10% to 39.48 mln t in 9M’17
13:02 TechnipFMC reaches an agreement to acquire Plexus’ exploration wellhead business
12:46 USC to transit to a new corporate management system
12:33 Knyaz Vladimir cruise liner ends 2017 navigation
12:31 Port of Fujairah and Dutch Port companies sign MOU
12:01 Prosafe updates operational results for Q3 2017
11:39 First vessel with coal shipped from Rosterminalugol to Portugal (photo)
11:20 Clean Marine receives a seven-system order from Inventor Chemical Tankers
11:08 Drydocks World recognized as the region’s best rig repair yard
10:54 Crude oil futures prices edge down 0.05% to $58,12 in London, in New York - 0.08% to $52,0 a barrel
10:41 Marine Institute CNIIMF to focus on LNG bunker market pricing at the Conference LNG Fleet & LNG Bunkering in Russia
10:08 Samsung Heavy Industries wins order to build LNG-FSRU
09:16 Baltic Dry Index edges up to 1566
09:08 Fincantieri starts dry dock works on Viking’s sixth ocean ship
08:16 Conductix-Wampfler’s LASSTEC Container Weighing System Earns OIML R51 Certification

2017 October 18

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18:06 Scorpio Bulkers announces commitment for a new loan facility
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16:31 Cammell Laird strikes ‘Teaming Agreement’ with BAE Systems in bid to build Type 31e Frigates
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16:03 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from ISC to North Europe and Mediterranean