• 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.

2018 September 26

12:32 NIBULON put into operation its first multipurpose T3500 Project tug
12:09 Austal cuts metal on 117m trimaran for Fred. Olsen
11:45 LNG shipped from Yamal LNG project tops five million tons
11:09 International Seaways announces contract to install scrubbers
10:47 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,450 points
10:30 Brent Crude futures price down 0.12% to $81.16, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.19% to $72.14
10:08 IMO will not delay sulphur 2020 limit
09:51 Port of Riga positioned as an attractive destination for world's major cruise companies
09:39 Arctic Environment Ministers' meeting: Exploring common solutions for the Arctic environment
09:20 Bunker prices continue surging at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:08 Hansa Heavy Lift moves fully assembled Liebherr cranes from Ireland to the UK
08:07 Jumbo awarded transportation & installation contract in Sergipe, Brazil
07:34 Total increases its share in the Danish Underground Consortium

2018 September 25

18:37 Colombo Dockyard achieves recognition at the Presidential Export Award
18:10 Tersan Shipyard (Turkey) lays down lead crab catching and processing ship of Project ST184 for Arktikservis
17:56 CMA CGM announces GRR from Asia to South Africa
17:36 The Ocean Cleanup chooses Iridium as provider of satellite communications services
17:20 First RITM-200 reactor intended for nuclear-powered icebreaker Ural left for Baltiysky Zavod shipyard
17:06 ABP opens up Humber International Enterprise Park development plans to public
16:57 Shippers suspect sulphur stitch-up
16:29 Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tug Southampton
16:20 Portugal joins WISTA International
15:38 Volga Shipping Company named the best in terms of transport security
15:12 Mr. Birkir Hólm Guðnason hired as CEO of Samskip Iceland
14:11 CMA CGM to review sales policy regarding Low Sulphur IMO 2020 Regulation
13:49 NIBULON successfully completed its passenger transportation season
13:11 North Carolina Ports’ terminals resume full commercial operations following hurricane Florence
12:50 Fuel oil prices are going up in the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
12:31 Havila Kystruten selects Havyard to deliver the ship design and extensive equipment package for four new vessels
12:14 European ports welcome Parliament’s explicit support to remove the tax barriers for shore-side electricity for ships
12:01 Long Beach Commission OKs budget for expanded rail yard
11:43 DHT Holdings announces $50 mln scrubber financing
11:32 Nevsky Shipyard takes part in «Marintec Offshore Russia» exhibition
11:00 GTT receives a new order from Samsung Heavy Industries for the tank design of two new LNG carriers
10:55 NYK announces delivery of new wood-chip carrier for Hokuetsu Corporation
10:24 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,434 points
10:01 Brent Crude futures price up 0.2% to $80.69, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.12% to $72.17
09:38 Yaroslavsky Shipyard lays down oil recovery vessel of Project Р2114 for Transneft
09:15 Audit summary report to be considered by Sub-Committee on Implementation of IMO Instruments

2018 September 24

18:36 DNV GL unveils the complexity of ocean governance in report for the UN Global Compact
18:03 Klaveness Combination Carriers AS announces completion of USD 45.0 million private placement
17:52 Port of Southampton recognised in top 20 under 40 cruise award
17:36 CMA CGM announces GRR from India West Coast to Mozambique
17:03 Metropolitan Plan for Great Newcastle endorses Port of Newcastle vision
16:50 Ust-Luga Container Terminal handles cargo for Nord Stream 2
16:47 Wightlink names its new flagship
16:45 Bomin exits the bunker markets in Singapore and Antwerp
16:43 Hamburg and St. Petersburg strengthen cooperation at the Port Evening
16:33 DNV GL ends operations in Iran by 4th November
16:19 Vladimir Panchenko dredger built by Shipbuilding - Ship Repair Corporation features local content of 90%
16:03 IMO sadness over Nyerere casualty
15:47 Moby Dik terminal starts handling vessels of Sea Connect line
15:33 Wärtsilä inaugurates upgraded EGC test facilities in Norway
15:20 ESPO wants more ambition on harmonisation of data, while maintaining flexibility in reporting systems
15:03 Vinalines to build 2 terminals at $299 mln in Lach Huyen Port
14:46 Port of Antwerp presents smart port of the future at Supernova
14:33 DFDS Seaways raises capacity on route Zeebrugge - Norway
14:18 Feasibility study of concession of state stevedoring companies «Olvia» and «Kherson» presented for acquaintance to potential investors
14:03 Norway’s largest cruise port of Bergen to build Europe’s largest onshore power supply facility
13:59 Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg named one of the best transport infrastructure facilities