• 2017 June 28 10:51

    16 warships arrived in St. Petersburg for participation in the International Maritime Defence Show ’IMDS-2017’

    16 warships of the Russian Navy headed by the newest Project 1135.6 frigate ‘Admiral Makarov’ arrived and moored at the berths of the Maritime Station and the adjacent water area in order to participate in the ‘International Maritime Defence Show’ (IMDS-2017), says press center of RF Defence Ministry. Among them there are Project 21631 small missile ship ‘Serpukhov’, Project 20380 corvette ‘Stoyky’, Project 12700 mine defence ship ‘Aleksandr Obukhov’, Project 21980 counter-sabotage boat ‘Nakhimovets’, Project 19920 major hydrographic boat BGK-2149, Project 03160 patrol boat ‘Raptor’, Project 23370 multifunctional modular boat.

    In total, the IMDS-2017 programme’s demonstration section contained about 50 ships, boats and vessels from the Navy, the RFS Border Guard Service and enterprises participating in the Sow.

    The Eighth International Maritime Defence Show (IMDS-2017) will be held from 28 June to 2 July 2017 in St. Petersburg (Exhibition Complex ‘Lenexpo’ – Berthing Complex ‘Maritime Station’) on the basis of the Russian Federation Government’s Order of 19 June 2015 № 1140-r.

    The High Command of the Russian Navy, structural subunits of the Navy deployed in St. Petersburg, Baltic Fleet, MESC of the Navy are active participants in the International Maritime Defence Show ‘IMDS-2017’. The themes of the Show include: shipbuilding, weapons and armaments, systems of combat control, navigation, signal communications and daily control, ship power plants, naval aviation, infrastructure of stationing and fleet support, new materials and advanced technologies.

    Within the framework of the Show’s programme, it is planned to visit the said ships by representatives of the media with comments by the Navy’s representatives on the main parameters and purposes of the ships.

    On the range Rzhevka of the RF Defence Ministry, 10 ship artillery mounts, as well as samples of small arms will be demonstrated in action for official foreign delegations and representatives of the media.

    Commander-in-Chief of the Navy Admiral Vladimir Korolyov, chiefs of control bodies of the Navy’s High Command, leaders of the Military Educational-and-Scientific Centre along with representatives of the Military Industrial Complex and international delegations will take an active part in a number of events (international conferences). 86 military delegations from 76 countries came to participate in the International Maritime Defence Show-2017.

    Representatives of the High Command of the Russian Navy will take part in more than 30 events planned by the Show’s programme.

    With the support of the St. Petersburg Sailing Union, two traditional Sailing Regattas will be held for the Prize of the International Maritime Defence Show (IMDS-2017).




2017 July 27

18:07 European Maritime Social Partners welcome the Directive ensuring the welfare of seafarers
17:55 Functioning of Kaliningrad Region SEZ will be extended to 2095, its territory to be expanded with ports
17:32 DryShips announces appointment of two new directors
17:28 Pella Shipyard launches tugboat RB-369 of Project 16609 built for RF Navy
16:56 Sea port of Saint-Petersburg has increased expenses for the social programme
16:34 The Port of Gdansk Authority participates in a debate on the Silk Road
16:11 Topaz Energy and Marine Limited closes US$375 million Senior Notes
15:47 PKP CARGO and the Port of Gdansk at the next stage of implementation of the Three Seas Initiative
15:23 DAMEN supports conference “LNG Fleet and LNG Bunkering in Russia” as its Sponsor
15:01 Teekay and Brookfield announce strategic partnership
14:50 Materials for “PortNews. Port Service.” journal can be contributed by 4 August 2017
14:31 Northwest Seaport Alliance year-to-date container volumes up 7 percent
14:05 Ireland's marine economy outperforms general economy
13:48 Volgogradneftemash JSC shipped large-size equipment for TAIF-NK (photo)
13:31 Matson announces new U.S. Flag Marshall Islands service
13:05 The typhoon season begins in Japan
12:49 Trest Godromontazh JSC will reconstruct hydraulic engineering structures of Vogograd river port for RUB 206.6 mln (photo)
12:30 Diana Shipping reports financial results for six months ended June 30, 2017
12:12 Bunker prices are flat at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
12:00 ABS joins industry partners to advance autonomous shipping
11:30 Port of NY & NJ reports cargo volumes for H1 2017
11:00 Philly Shipyard delivers third product tanker to Kinder Morgan
10:35 U.S. Defense Department confirms award to Crowley of $2.3 billion transportation contract
10:22 Gazpromneft-Lubricants sold 7,400 t of marine lube oils in HI’17, up 7.5% YoY (photo)
10:01 Brent Crude futures price down 0.12% to $50.21, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.16% to $48.67
09:39 Port of Antwerp International invests in Brazilian Port of Açu
09:18 Baltic Dry Index down to 968 points

2017 July 26

18:06 Norwegian Maritime Authority laid down amendments to the Regulations on environmental safety1 and the Regulations on port State control2
17:36 Simon Stevin arrives in Norway to load 32,000 tonnes of rock for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm
17:06 Campbell Shipping appoints ISS for global husbandry representation services contract
16:53 NCSP wins anti-monopoly case in court
16:47 Hampton RoadsTransit сhristens BMT-designed ferry
16:29 SPb Governor and representatives of Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg visit Turku
16:00 Port of Antwerp supports pilot project for secure, efficient release of containers
15:34 Okskaya Shipyard launches multi-purpose diving catamaran of Project SDS18, Igor Ilyin (photo)
15:02 ABS classes U.S.-built Liquefied Gas Barge
14:47 PETRONAS and partners will not proceed with Pacific NorthWest LNG project
14:22 Dr Wolfgang Hönemann represents Rotterdam port in North Rhine Westphalia
13:55 PETRONAS delivers first LNG cargo to Thailand
13:32 European Commission publishes Mobility Package for Transport
13:02 Georgia Ports Authority of USA ordered more STS cranes from Konecranes
12:53 Ukraine to close Ilyichevsk Ship Repair Plant and Museum of Ukrainian Navy
12:30 Samskip makes major Norwegian acquisition with Nor Lines takeover
12:01 Cnsortium of Bolloré Transport & Logistics, CMA CGM and CHEC sign the concession agreement for the Containers Terminal of the new Port of Kribi (Cameroon)
11:59 OCIMF and ReCAAP step up counterpiracy cooperation
11:51 Maersk Line launches Remote Container Management for customers
11:20 Wärtsilä scrubber systems to clean the exhaust from two new Japanese bulk carriers
10:40 Indicative bunker prices go up at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
10:03 Brent Crude futures price up 0.72% to $50.56, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.94% to $48.34
09:37 Baltic Dry Index up to 980 points
09:18 Rosmorport appoints Yegor Shelukhin as Deputy Director for Security of Arkhangelsk Branch (photo)

2017 July 25

18:00 Krasnoye Sormovo delivers two chemical tankers of Project RST27 to shipping company Volgotrans (photo)
17:05 Western Marine delivers 176 TEU inland container vessel to Invicta Limited
16:33 Cruise ship Pacific Princess made her inaugural call to Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg
16:05 Wagenborg to repair Oostersluisbrug Groningen
15:44 Kaliningrad seaport boundaries changed
15:39 W&T Offshore contracts the Enterprise Offshore 264 jackup rig to drill the ST 224 gas condensate prospect
15:16 COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard announces delivery of vessel
15:12 Ferryboat Petersburg returns to Ust-Luga – Baltijsk line (photo)
14:48 Commercial Sea Port of Taganrog invested RUB 114.9 mln in port infrastructure development in HI’17