• 2017 October 10 16:44

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 9M’17 grew by 9% to 580.2 mln t

    In January-September 2017, seaports of Russia handled 580.2 mln t of cargo (up 9%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled  272.0 mln t (+9.3%) including 115.6 mln t of coal (+13.4%), 35.4 mln t of containerized cargo (+13.0%), 31.1 mln t of grain (+26.9%), 20.8 mln t of ferrous metal (-3.3%), 2.2 mln t of refrigerated cargo (- 1.8%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo grew to 308.2 mln t (+8.8%) including 188.6 mln t of crude oil (+13.7%), 105.8 mln t of oil products (+0.7%) and 10.5 mln t of liquefied gas (+8.8%). 

    Exports totaled 447.6 mln t (+6.4%), imports - 26.7 mln t (+15.4%), transit - 42.8 mln t (+17.3%), coastal trade cargo - 62.9 mln t(+21.5%).

    Operators of the Arctic Basin handled 54.4 mln t (+56.3%) including 32.8 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+118.4%) and 21.6 mln t of dry cargo (+9.2%). The port of Murmansk handled 38.1 mln t (+64.9%), Varandei - 6.4 mln t (+7.2%). 

    The ports of the Baltic Sea Basin handled 184.3 mln t (+5.3%) including 76.8 mln t of dry cargo (+16.3%) and 107.5 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (-1.4 %). The port of Ust-Luga handled 76.0 mln t (+10.9 %), Primorsk - 44.6 mln t (-7.6 %), Big Port St. Petersburg - 39.4 mln t (+9.6%), Vysotsk - 12.9 mln t (+2.7%).

    Throughput of seaports in the Azov-Black Sea Basin totaled  194.7 mln t (+8.3 %) including 83.1 mln t of dry cargo (+7.1%) and 111.6 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+9.1%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 107.4 mln t (+11.1%), Tuapse - 19.9 mln t (+6.8 %), Kavkaz - 25.4 mln t (+3.8%), Taman - 10.9 mln t (+14.6%), Rostov-on-Don - 10.3 mln t (+4.4%), Kerch - 6.5 mln t (-9.1%).

    The ports of the Caspian Basin handled 2.7 mln t (-36.5%) including 1.9 mln t of dry cargo (-9.5%) and 0.8 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (-63.8%). The port of Makhachkala handled 0.9 mln t (-59.7%), Astrakhan - 1.6 mln t (-9.6 %), Olya – 168 mln t (+32.4%).

    The ports of the Far East Basin handled 143.9 mln t (+4.4%) including 88.4 mln t of dry cargo (+6.3%) and 55.5 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+1.4%). Port Vostochny handled 51.5 mln t (+1.1%), Vanino - 22.1 mln t (-2.6%), Nakhodka - 18.2 mln t (+4.5%), Prigorodnoye - 12.7 mln t (+9.1%), Vladivostok - 12.4 mln t (+19%), Posiet - 5.7 mln t (-5.5%), De-Castri - 8.5 mln t (-0.3 %).

    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 February 18

09:24 Hapag-Lloyd increases rates from Finland, Russia, Baltic States, Sweden, UK to East Asia (incl. Japan)
09:21 Preparing to define the Baltic Sea’s significant marine areas
09:19 Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurates the Fourth Container Terminal of JNPT in Mumbai
09:14 Holland America Line to launch New EXC In-Depth Voyages

2018 February 16

18:06 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from the Indian Subcontinent to North Europe and the Mediterranean
17:54 Future Outlook Forum will take place on 20 March as part of Intermodal Asia 2018
17:36 Global Container Terminals orders 10 more Konecranes RTGs for its terminals in British Columbia
17:09 University of Kent partnership helps the Port of Dover cut queues and boost efficiency
17:06 Port of Oakland reports 2.1 percent increase in export volume in January 2017
16:58 Container throughput of port Hong Kong (China) up 9.2% to 1.81 million TEUs in January 2018
16:35 Royal Vopak expands Vopak tank terminal (JTT) in the Port of Jakarta - Indonesia
16:05 DP World signs agreement with government of Jammu and Kashmir at World Government Summit
15:53 Murmansk Sea Fishing Port handled 11,600 t of fish in January 2018, up 26.1% Y-o-Y (photo)
15:26 Cargo traffic through NSR in 2017 grew by 36% Y-o-Y to 9.9 mln t
15:25 PPR 5 agrees on the outline of IMO draft guidelines for implementation of the 2020 sulphur limit
15:01 NOVATEK to invest USD 1.5 billion in construction of LNG terminal at Kamchatka
14:37 Rosmorport announces tender for maintenance dredging at Volga-Caspian Canal
14:14 22 icebreaker escort operations performed in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on February 15-16
13:49 TransContainer’s net income in 2017 more than doubled Y-o-Y to RUB 5.42 million
13:25 Nuclear power plant of Vaygach icebreaker breaks Arktika’s record
12:30 Rosmorport appoints Irina Egorova as Chief Accountant of its Vanino Branch (photo)
11:56 BSM and Babcock International Group collaborate on innovative LNG Supply Vessel
11:23 EBRD supports efficient grain logistics in Ukraine
11:00 WFS, Marinvest, IINO, Mitsui, NYK to build four new ocean-going vessels capable of running on methanol
10:28 Research vessel Admiral Vladimirsky leaves Mumbai port, India
10:00 Port of Rotterdam container throughput up 12.3% in 2017
10:00 Brent Crude futures price up 0.51% to $64.66, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.54% to $61.67
09:39 New DNV GL class notations aim to improve stern tube bearing performance
09:34 Bunker prices continue going down at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:15 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,089 points

2018 February 15

18:27 Largest vessel to call at The Port of Philadelphia arrives from the West Coast of South America
18:06 Ampelmann gangway system installed succesfully on the Wagenborg Offshore's Walk to Work vessel
17:06 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from North Europe to China & Far East
16:57 Bunker market in anticipation of upward correction
16:38 Container throughput drives growth in Rotterdam
16:05 Caterpillar Marine announces upgrades to reman models in commercial and yachting applications
15:57 Kont to build 4 cruise terminals in the Leningrad Region
15:24 Number of maritime accidents in North Sea Canal Area down in 2017
15:04 LUKOIL's hydrocarbon production in 2017 up 2.4% Y-o-Y to 2.23 million boe per day
14:39 Peresvet and Oslyabya, ships of RF Navy’s Pacific Fleet, sail in training zone in Sea of Japan
14:16 UN Environment visits IMO
13:43 Jan De Nul to install wind turbine generators in Germany
13:12 Seaborne cargo throughput in Hamburg was stable Y-o-Y at 136.5 million tons
12:25 Railway infrastructure management issues of importance to Lithuania discussed with EU Transport Commissioner
12:01 ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) software
11:44 Repair of tanker "President Heydar Aliyev" of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company completed
11:17 Fuel oil prices are going down at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
11:17 RIKON AS plans to launch manufacturing of mobile cranes in the Port of Riga
10:53 18 icebreaker escort operations performed in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on February 14-15
10:26 Posidonia 2018 to host international unveil of industry titans JV – International Maritime Industries
10:02 Brent Crude futures price up 0.81% to $64.88, Light Sweet Crude – up 1.14% to $61.28
09:40 Sailors of RF Navy’s Caspian Flotilla start training for Sea Cup 2018
09:18 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,095 points

2018 February 14

18:14 Tilbury2 examination process begins
17:51 PortXL selected port related start-ups and scale-ups for 2018
17:25 The Finnish Supreme Court did not grant the leave to appeal on the fairway dues dispute between Finnlines and the Finnish State
17:03 Documentation for maintenance dredging at Kavkaz and Taman ports obtains state environmental approval (photo)
16:44 PTP enforced FAS decision on the appeal of Baltic Sea Tug Agency
16:25 CMA CGM announces PSS from North Europe to Canada East Coast
15:52 Rosmorport target classroom opens at Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping