• 2017 July 4 17:00

    Passenger Port of St. Petersburg welcomed 56 cruise ships in June 2017

    From 01st to 30th of June Passenger Port of St. Petersburg has received 56 cruise ships which brought 122 770 passengers to Saint Petersburg. Seven Seas Explorer and Mein Schiff 6 made their inaugural calls. 

    According to the port, the total berth time of the ships is 105 ship-days, total amount of passenger operations – 441 451.

    Services provided to ships:
    Fresh water bunkering – 18 257 m3
    Garbage collection – 1 298 m3
    Waste-waters reception – 15 239 m3

    In the indicated period 5 helicopters have used the helipad of Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg for landing and take-off.

    On 8th of June, a record number of passengers have arrived at Passenger port of St. Petersburg on board of six cruise ships – 17 911. Thus, the record of two years ago was broken when the Port welcomed 14 568 cruise tourists. These six vessels have already made 17 calls at Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg in 2017 and are the largest, simultaneously moored at the berths of the Port.

    On June 21st Passenger Port of St. Petersburg for the first time in cruise season 2017 has received 7 cruise ships. The vessels have brought more than 12 232 passengers abroad. The total length of moored ships – 1.8 km. According to the increase of shipcalls during the cruise season 2017 the Port will receive maximum number of ships three times more often than previous cruise season.

    On 22nd of June cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer (Regent Seven Seas Cruises) has made its maiden call to Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg. Until the end of summer season 2017 Seven Seas Explorer will visit the Passenger Port of St. Petersburg 6 times.

    On June 23rd cruise ship Mein Schiff 6 operated by TUI Cruises made its Inaugural call to Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg. Traditionally a welcome plaque ceremony was arranged on board the vessel.
    Mein Schiff 6 will make the next call at the Port on July 3rd, during the Baltic cruise.

    On June 29th ferry Princess Anastasia (MOBY SPL) called the Passenger Port of St. Petersburg for the first time during the 2017 cruise season. «PP SPb MF» PLC has been cooperating with the ferry line since 2010 – its foundation. For 7 years, ferries made more than 200 calls at the Port. During cruise season 2017 the ferry will make 2 calls at the Port.

    Maximum number of vessels at the Passenger Port of St. Petersburg this month - 7 vessels on 21st of June.




2017 July 26

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
14:27 380-tonne cargo unit handled by Multipurpose Terminal YUG-2 at the port of Ust-Luga (photo)
14:00 AquaStroy to invest RUB 493 mln in construction of yacht port Aquamarine in Vladivostok
13:59 VOS Start W2W vessel departs Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf
13:33 Vostochny Port completed modernization of its water treatment facilities (photo)
12:58 Lotus Shipyard to launch cruise ship of Project PV300VD in April 2018 (photo)
12:05 Hyundai Merchant Marine increases Asia-US West Coast volume by 77% YoY, ranks 4th in market share in June 2017
11:46 LNG developer NextDecade finalizes business combination with Harmony
11:30 DP World establishes new logistics arm in Australia
11:04 Almost 1 000 MLC-inspections carried out in Norway in 2016
10:57 Bunker prices are flat at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
10:42 MES establishes after-sales service company for container handling cranes in Malaysia
10:19 Coal exports via Rosterminalugol terminal hit 13 mln t milestone this year
10:04 DP World reports 10.7% gross volume growth in second quarter of 2017
09:54 Brent Crude futures price up 0.49% to $48.84, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.54% to $46.59
09:36 Port of Gdansk announces record high transshipment results
09:15 Baltic Dry Index is flat at 977 points

2017 July 24

18:27 ABP South Wales celebrates 30 year partnership with WNO
18:02 Marine Recruiting Agency starts cooperation with Saint-Petersburg Employment Centre
17:38 Freeport of Riga Authority announces winners of Innovation Competition for students “The Port for the City”
17:16 Nakilat concludes half year 2017 with net profit of QR 409 million
17:09 MOL Group Ship Management Company acquires latest international certification for Environment and Energy Management Systems
16:50 CMA CGM announces GRR - From Red Sea ports to West Africa
16:35 CMA CGM announces new FAK Rates - From Asia to North Europe
16:11 Maersk Line and JF Hillebrand partner for sustainable growth by signing the Carbon Pact
15:48 CMAL held a keel-laying ceremony for new Kerrera ferry
15:24 88-tonne fuel tank delivered for Scotland’s first LNG ferry
14:57 IMO Council is meeting for its 118th session
14:32 Passenger Port of St. Petersburg welcomed 16 cruise ships last week