• 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 September 21

16:43 Ukraine’s water transport carried 0.4 mln passengers in Jan-Aug'17, up 40.2%, Y-o-Y
16:19 Vympel Shipyard dispatched two fast patrol boats of Project 12150, Mangust, to Sakhalin
16:02 Rolls-Royce and Inmarsat sign ship energy management agreement
15:26 MABUX: Global bunker market turns in the rebalancing direction
15:24 Cargo transportation by Ukraine’s water transport down 11.4% to 3.6 mln t in 8M’17
15:02 Wärtsilä marine gear boxes to be produced by Siemens
14:41 Black Fleet frigate Admiral Essen returns to Sevastopol from Mediterranean
14:02 Finnlines to lengthen four of its "Breeze series" vessels
13:50 Photo release “IAA PortNews at the NEVA 2017”
13:17 Sovcomflot CEO Sergey Frank meets IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim
13:02 Aker Solutions wins Troll FEED contract with EPCI option from Statoil
12:31 RF Navy’s Northern Fleet takes part in combined-arms exercise in the Barents Sea
12:08 Dorian LPG selects ABS to evaluate LPG as fuel and other 2020 compliance options
11:39 Fuel oil prices are still high at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
11:08 ZIM marks the 3 millionth container carried through DaChan Bay Terminals
10:47 IMO conducted table-top exercise on maritime security in Lima, Peru
10:29 Brent Crude futures price down 0.23% to $56.16, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.12% to $50.63
10:08 MAN Diesel & Turbo concludes dual-fuel ‘Wes Amelie’ LNG conversion project
09:50 Port of Gdansk to cooperate with new foreign partners - Ukraine and Qatar
09:32 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,449 points
09:17 NCSP volumes for 8M 2017 totaled 97 million tons
09:08 Royal IHC launches NMDC’s first custom-built TSHD
08:28 Berth rehabilitation continues apace at APM Terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey
08:02 Samsung Heavy Industries showcases in-house glycol LNG regasification system to shipowners
07:57 Wärtsilä tests its automatic wireless induction charging system on a hybrid powered coastal ferry

2017 September 20

18:04 IMO talks Polar matters in Russia
17:49 Uniper and Pavilion Gas sign LNG deal providing access to their assets in respective home markets
17:32 Seaspan accepts delivery of 11000 TEU SAVER containership
17:22 Songa Bulk ASA announces acquisition of Kamsarmax bulk carrier
17:17 Digital Ship returns to Singapore on 4 October with a focus on investigating maritime’s digital future
16:55 Damen to open service hub in Russian Black Sea port
16:48 Almaz Shipyard hosts flag hoising ceremeny for patrol ship Predanny of Project 22460
16:14 Nevsky Shipyard took part in the International Fishery Forum
15:50 Russia and India to cooperate on development of high-speed maritime transport based on Russian designs (photo)
15:12 NIBULON finished constructing B2000 Project vessels
14:37 Gazprom Neft undertakes the company’s largest ever maritime oil shipment
14:06 RF Transport Minister: waterways of Saint-Petersburg can obtain a status of regional waterways in navigation season of 2018 (photo)
13:23 Port of King's Lynn celebrates new bulk store terminal opening
13:09 Skangas’ Coralius performs first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering
12:51 WMU holds inauguration of the Class of 2018 MSc in Maritime Affairs
12:15 Qatargas and BOTAŞ (Turkey) sign new LNG agreement
11:49 IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim considers Russia to be one of the key players at the IMO
11:39 Northwest Seaport Alliance container volumes up 6 percent in August 2017
10:43 GTT announces an evolution of the Mark III Flex technology
10:14 Brent Crude futures price up 0.44% to $55.38, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.80% to $50.30
09:55 Bunker prices go up at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:31 RS describes procedure for obtaining of Polar Ship Certificates (photo)
09:13 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,415 points

2017 September 19

18:06 Samskip expands shortsea services in Scotland
17:48 Arctic Economic Council welcomes three new members
17:25 IMO is attending 34th session of ASEAN to update the Maritime Transport Working Group on its latest activities
17:06 Turkish shipyard Cemre Marin Endüstri A.S orders 4 x MAN 8L21/31 variable speed GenSets
16:39 Marine Engineering Bureau: half of Russia’s towing fleet is renovated, bunkering fleet situation is worse
16:14 MSC announces a new service between South America’s east coast and the Mediterranean
16:04 Port of Southampton completes construction of sixth multi-story car park
15:52 Turkish landing ship Bayraktar arrived in Novorosiysk
15:27 USPA announces tender for procurement of dredging vessel
15:04 GY Marinas and P&O Marinas launch superyacht complex in Sète, France
14:39 Commissioning works commenced at KN‘s LNG reloading station
14:14 Port of Gdansk, Port of Gdynia and Baltic Gateway attended Seatrade Europe in Hamburg