• 2017 September 12 13:30

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 8M’17 grew by 10.4% to 517.3 mln t (detalization)

    In January-August 2017, seaports of Russia handled 517.3 mln t of cargo (10.4%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled 240 mln t (+9.9%) including 102.7 mln t of coal (+15.0%), 31.6 mln t of containerized cargo (+13.5%), 25.3 mln t of grain (+23.2%), 18.7 mln t of ferrous metal (-1.5 %), 11.2 mln t of mineral fertilizers (+6.2%) and 2.0 mln t of refrigerated cargo (- 0.3%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 277.3 mln t (+10.8%) including 169.9 mln t of crude oil (+16%), 95.1 mln t of oil products (+2.2%) and 9.4 mln t of liquefied gas (+10.1%).

    Exports totaled 399.4 mln t (+7.5%), imports - 24.0 mln t (+17.1%), transit - 38.4 mln t (+18.3%), short-sea traffic - 55.2 mln t (+25.5%).

    Operators of the Arctic Basin handled 48.7 mln t of cargo (+62.2%) including 29.6 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+136.9%) and 19.0 mln t of dry cargo (+8.8%). The port of Murmansk handled 34.3 mln t (+71.2%), Varandei - 5.8 mln t (+8.0%).

    The ports of the Baltic Sea Basin handled 164.6 mln t (+5.9%) including 68.3 mln t of dry cargo (+17.3%) and 96.3 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (-0.9%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 67.5 mln t (+12.0%), Primorsk - 40.1 mln t  (-7.4%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 35.2 mln t (+10.6%), Vysotsk - 11.7 mln t (+4.4%).

    Throughput of seaports in the Azov-Black Sea Basin totaled 172.3 mln t (+9.1%) including 72.0 mln t of dry cargo (+6.5%) and 100.3 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+11.0%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 96.7 mln t (+12.7%), Tuapse - 17.8 mln t (+6.3 %), Kavkaz - 21.5 mln t (+4.4%), Taman - 9.9 mln t (+16.8%), Rostov-on-Don - 8.8 (+4.4) mln t, Kerch - 5.6 mln t (-9.5%).

    The ports of the Caspian Basin handled 2.4 mln t (-36.0%) including 1.7 mln t of dry cargo (-6.1%) and 0.7 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (-64.1%). The port of Makhachkala handled 0.8 mln t (-60.6%), Astrakhan - 1.4 mln t (-6.4%), Olya – 138,000 t (+39%).

    The ports of the Far East Basin handled 129.1 mln t (+6.3%) including 78.8 mln t of dry cargo (+7.7%) and 50.3 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+4.1%). Port Vostochny handled Грузооборот 46.2 mln t (+3.3%), Vanino - 19.9 mln t (-0.5%), Nakhodka - 16.3 mln t (+5.3%), Prigorodnoye - 11.2 mln t (+8.5%), Vladivostok - 11.0 mln t (+19%), Posiet - 5.1 mln t (+3.5%). De-Castri –8.2 mln t (+9.9 %).

    Association of Commercial Sea Ports (ASOP) set up in 1987 unites over 50 organizations and enterprises of Russia’s maritime transport. ASOP comprises commercial seaports, forwarding and agency companies, scientific research institutes and marine educational institutions. Operational results of Russian port sector are based on statistics reports and cover all stevedoring companies operating in the Russian Federation.

2017 November 20

18:06 Shipping must be economically sustainable if it is to deliver on environmental sustainability, ICS tells OECD
17:51 Port of Goole supports region’s green future
17:29 Government of Germany сontinues support to WMU
17:06 Sokhna World Zone project presented to investors in Dubai
16:44 Sovcomflot posts operating profit over 9M’17 rising by 50.5% to USD 131.2 million
16:18 New sugar terminal to be constructed at the Port of Gdansk
16:00 Wärtsilä to deliver high efficiency and low emissions for new Viking Line ferry
15:55 Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company expands its activities in foreign waters
15:30 IMO takes part in Green Ship Technology North America Conference
15:04 Cammell Laird issues EU worker statement
14:46 Port of Klaipeda (Lithuania) handled 35.12 mln t of cargo in 10M’17, up 5.5% Y-o-Y
14:29 National Fish Resources to invest RUB 3-4 bln in creation of a fishery cluster in the Kaliningrad Region
14:08 RS class: gas carriers “BORIS VILKITSKY” and “FEDOR LITKE” delivered to the customer
13:37 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO up to RUB 12,821 in RF spot market
13:14 Damen launches cutting-edge Fishery Research Vessel for Angolan Fisheries Ministry
13:01 Optimarin shakes up BWT sector with unique promise for shipowners
12:43 IMO’s Jan De Boer participated at the LNG Ship/Shore Interface Conference in London
12:22 International seminar on mutual cooperation between IMO, WMU and KMOU held in Busan, Republic of Korea
12:01 Maersk Line and Damco deliver a block train solution for Decathlon
11:36 JMSDF’s destroyer Hamagiri arrives in Vladivostok
11:12 Onezhsky Shipyard launches floating bridges built for a residential area in Petrozavodsk (photo)
10:50 Container throughput of port Hong Kong (China) up 7.7% to 17.26 mln TEUs in 10M’17
10:24 Brent Crude futures price down 2.09% to $45.08, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.16% to $56.62
10:05 Nonius Engineering supports “Hydraulic Engineering Structures of Water Transport” Congress as its Sponsor
09:43 Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga performs unique unloading operation (photo)
09:20 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,371 points
09:08 EU NAVFOR’s Italian ship Virginio Fasan chases and captures suspected pirates
08:18 First shipload of liquefied natural gas to Northern Finland delivered to Manga LNG terminal

2017 November 19

17:31 Wison signs MOU with Shanghai Electric for medium large floating LNG power solution
17:22 Tomini Shipping places order for three Kamsarmaxes
17:15 Shareholders of Teekay Tankers and Tanker Investments approve proposals to permit merger
17:12 Cruise Gate Hamburg announces record growth for 2017

2017 November 18

06:35 Brisbane wins Port of the Year 2017
06:30 Polarcus secures fully prefunded multi-client project in Australia

2017 November 17

18:06 Swiber's subsidiary placed into bankruptcy by the District Court of Helsinki
17:55 Pacific Fleet warships arrive in Chuk Samet port, Thailand
17:36 Damen supports team AkzoNobel in the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18
17:20 Sevmash floated out nuclear-powered missile submarine Knyaz Vladimir (photo)
17:06 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to North Europe
16:45 Yantar Shipyard launches first trawler of Project SK-3101R for Kamchatka fishing company (photo)
16:26 DNV GL: Standardisation can help enable the digital transformation of shipping
16:00 Maersk Line appoints new president in North America
15:58 Onezhsky shipyard lays down Yury Maslyukov dredger of Damen TSHD 2000 design (photo)
15:26 IMO runs cooperation for oil spill preparedness in west, central and southern Africa
15:00 Special tactical exercises held at CPC Marine Terminal Tank Farm facilities
14:37 Water Transport newspaper will celebrate its centenary in 2018
14:02 NCC conducts yet another groundbreaking ceremony at the Port of Gothenburg Logistics Park
13:45 MSCC Bronka set to increase its heavy cargo transshipment capacity
13:32 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v Naias with Phaethon
13:14 Vostochny Port extends its collective labor contract for three years
13:02 Acta Marine's walk-to-work construction support vessel in final construction phase
12:30 Scottish Ports Group call for right infrastructure and planning conditions
12:01 Aker Solutions to provide umbilicals for three offshore Norway field developments
11:53 MOL's newbuilding coal carrier NAGARA MARU to serve JERA Trading
11:17 301 ships loaded with export coal left Rosterminalugol this year (photo)
10:53 Icebreaker Moskva set sail for seaport Sabetta (photo)
10:30 Brent Crude futures price down 0.29% to $61.18, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.24% to $55.27
10:08 ABS raises cyber awareness to marine insurance industry
09:45 Bunker prices go down at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:21 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,361 points