• 2017 December 20 16:57

    Delo purchases 30.75% stake in Global Ports

    Management Company Delo, a holding company for Delo Group, that consolidates marine terminals (grain, containers and port services) in the port of Novorossiysk, 3PL operations and certain other assets (“Delo”), today announces that it has entered into an agreement with Transportation Investments Holding Limited ("TIHL") to buy its 30.75% stake in Global Ports Investments PLC (“Global Ports”).

    Closing of the transaction remains subject to various conditions, including antitrust clearances and satisfaction of other conditions customary for such transactions. The sale is expected to complete in April 2018.

    Sergey Shishkarev, the President and the owner of Delo Group commented: “We did not hesitate a second when taking the decision to enter the transaction.  We highly rate the potential of our cooperation with Global Ports, will use our extensive experience in the transportation industry and will apply maximum efforts to support the Company’s development in its markets of presence. We are aligned with the Group’s current strategy and its governance principles.”

    Delo Group (“Delo”) is one of the largest private transportation and ports logistics holding companies in Russia. Its companies provide a full range of cargo transhipment and bunkering services at Novorossiysk port in the Black Sea Basin, including rail and multimodal container transportation, cargo forwarding, customs clearance of export and import cargoes in Russia and the broader CIS, delivery of oil and oil products, and the procurement and export of grains and oilseeds. Delo operates two port terminals and five inland terminals and employs a workforce of over 2,000 people.

    Delo has made over USD 250m of investment invested in the development of terminals and port infrastructure since 2004. Currently its assets offer 3.5MT of throughput capacity at its KSK grain terminal, over 350,000 TEUs of capacity at its container terminal as well as over 11,000m2 of indoor storage area. 

    Global Ports Investments PLC is the leading operator of container terminals in the Russian market. 

    Global Ports’ terminals are located in the Baltic and Far East Basins, key regions for foreign trade cargo flows. Global Ports operates five container terminals in Russia (Petrolesport, First Container Terminal, Ust-Luga Container Terminal  and Moby Dik  in the Russian Baltics, and Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company in the Russian Far East) and two container terminals in Finland  (Multi-Link Terminals in Helsinki and Kotka). Global Ports also owns inland container terminals Yanino Logistics Park  and Logistika-Terminal , both located in the vicinity of St. Petersburg, and has a 50% stake in the major oil products terminal Vopak E.O.S.  in Estonia. 

    Global Ports’ Revenue for the first half of 2017 was USD 162.5 million and Adjusted EBITDA was USD 97.3 million. Consolidated Marine Container Throughput was 587 thousand TEU in the first half of 2017.

    Global Ports’ major shareholders are Transportation Investments Holding Limited (operating under the brand name of N-Trans), one of the largest private transportation and infrastructure groups in Russia (30.75%), and APM Terminals B.V. (30.75%), whose core expertise is the design, construction, management and operation of ports, terminals and inland services. APM Terminals operates a global terminal network of 76 ports and 117 inland services facilities, giving the company a global presence in 59 countries. 20.5% of Global Ports shares are traded in the form of global depositary receipts listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE ticker: GLPR).




2018 October 16

14:03 Lithuanian Railways, Metrans and the Port of Hamburg strengthen relations
13:52 Throughput of Port St. Petersburg up 12% to 44.22 million tonnes in 9M’18
13:06 Scorpio Bulkers announces update on scrubbers
12:39 Project 22800 small missile ship Burya to be floated out on 23 October
12:13 Rolls-Royce and Intel announce autonomous ship collaboration
11:55 The Port of Riga outlines a vision for future development of Spilve Meadows
11:31 Ørsted selects GeoSea for Borssele 1 & 2 foundation and turbine transport and installation
11:14 Jan De Nul will dredge access channel to Guayaquil Port
11:11 RF Navy’s Baltic Fleet detachment completed tasks in Mediterranean Sea
10:59 Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam celebrates 70 years and bids farewell to director Frits van Dongen
10:50 Detachment of RF Navy's Pacific Fleet completes visit to Republic of Korea
10:28 WMU holds needs assessment workshop in Jordan
10:02 Brent Crude futures price up 0.31% to $81.03, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.11% to $71.86
09:43 IMO ​pushing forward with tackling greenhouse gas emissions
09:17 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,584 points

2018 October 15

18:23 MOL joins hands with partners to launch FOCUS project
17:59 Moscow to host a conference on construction of LNG-powered and LNG bunker ships on October 24
17:46 Algoma announces cancellation of Croatian newbuilds contracts
17:05 Klaveness Combination Carriers AS registered on NOTC
16:56 Tall ships arrive at Port of Ipswich as part of 'Race of the Classics'
16:37 Coast Guard ends search after plane crash victims bodies are located
16:20 Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard delivers 8,140 DWT Pola Fiva, fifth dry cargo carrier of Project RSD59
16:04 DNV GL leads consortium to update Carbon Trust Floating LiDAR Roadmap
15:34 East Mediterranean projects take steps towards adoption of alternative fuels
15:04 NYK approves Japan Climate Action Summit declaration
14:51 Wärtsilä LNG solutions featured on environmentally advanced cruise ship
14:35 Coast Guard sets port condition X-ray in Georgia, South Carolina
14:17 Andrey Shunin appointed as General Director of Caspian Energy Management
13:28 Cooperation for sustainable shipping in the Mediterranean
12:41 ACL christens its newest G4 vessel, the Atlantic Sun
12:13 Kongsberg Digital and KPMG launch new complete cybersecurity partnership for the maritime industry
11:55 Nevsky Shipyard took part in Offshore Marintec Russia
11:19 ABS leads industry discussion on digitization, safety and compliance
11:12 New shipping route links Gdansk and Scandinavia
10:51 Port of Gdansk considered as transport hub for Slovakia
10:29 Brent Crude futures price up 1.21% to $81.4, Light Sweet Crude – up 1.04% to $72.08
10:10 Tuco Marine Group to build a multipurpose first responder boat for Hovedstadens Beredskab I/S
09:53 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,579 points
09:34 Gazprom and Shell discuss next steps in Baltic LNG project
09:15 Throughput of port Helsinki (Finland) in 9M'18 up 8.4% Y-o-Y to 11.38 million tonnes (table)
08:07 PIL terminates all calls to Iran due to US sanctions
07:06 ChainPORT hackathon held for the first time simultaneously in the ports of Antwerp and Los Angeles
06:16 Vinalines posts profit of US$900,000 in the first nine months of 2018

2018 October 14

09:19 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to North Africa
09:17 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to the Mediterranean
09:16 Port of Corpus Christi moves record tonnage in first nine months of 2018
09:12 Port of New Orleans receives Excellence Award for Master Plan

2018 October 13

09:06 OOCL fleet moves forward to meet IMO 2020 regulation
09:04 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to North Europe
08:56 Algoma announces cancellation of Croatian new build contracts
08:54 Panama Canal sets record annual cargo tonnage in fiscal year 2018

2018 October 12

18:07 Port of Antwerp on track for sixth record year
17:36 Strengthening of Kaliningrad seaway canal's embankment included in Russia’s territorial development strategy through 2025
17:08 Stena Bulk in partnership with Bay Crest Management for expansion in Asia
16:04 Groundbreaking ceremony marks start of work at DP World Berbera in Somaliland
15:52 LNG Croatia invited bids for import LNG terminal infrastructure
15:35 Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company continues expanding its operations in international waters
15:03 Maersk Line announces an increase in FAK rates from Far East to North Europe
14:47 Minister Berner: Finland strives to reduce emissions from shipping
14:03 CMA CGM to introduce new quarterly BAF for long term contracts from 1st of January 2019