• 2018 January 12 12:14

    Commercial Port of Vladivostok throughput up 33% Y-o-Y to a record high of 7.5 mln t in 2017

    Commercial Port of Vladivostok (CPV, part of FESCO Transportation Group) says its throughput in 2017 grew by 33%, year-on-year, having reached a record high 7.5 mln t.

    The stevedoring company says it is “an absolute record over 120 years of operation”.

    Container throughput of the port in 2017 surged by 42%, year-on-year, to 467,940 TEUs, transshipment of general cargo  - by 43% to 2.99 mln t, automobiles and special equipment – by 52% to 37,800 t.

    Zairbek Yusupov, Director General of CPV comments: “Having evaluated record high results of the 11-month period of 2017 and taking into consideration the forecasts for December we expected the annual throughput of 7.2 mln t but the team of CPV managed to exceed the expectations and reach a level of 7.5 mln t. The record was hit owing to a package of management decisions implementation of which began in 2016 including modernization of infrastructure and reduction of time of all port operations. Besides, we managed to build an active, young, efficient and result-oriented team which successfully meets its challenges.

    In 2017, CPV expanded the capacity of its warehouses, purchased 24 units of handling equipment, increased the capacity of grain storage facilities and reduced average time which containers spend at the port.

    Besides, CPV increased the number of regular railway services handled at the port having launched the deliveries to Krasnoyarsk and Yekaterinburg and increased the number of deliveries to Moscow. The number of sea lines serviced at the port was also increased including a new line of MCC Transport Singapore Pte Ltd (part of MAERSK Group) which links the ports of Djakarta, Surabaja, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Ningbo, Shanghai, Gwanyang, Busan and Vladivostok.

    In 2018, Commercial Port of Vladivostok is going to continue modernization of its port infrastructure, arrange providing a full range of customs services at the port, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week as well as to decrease the time spent by cargoes at the port to 1–2 days.

    PAO Commercial Port of Vladivostok  (part of FESCO Transportation Group) is one of the largest stevedoring companies in the Russian Far East. The Company offers services on transshipment of container/general/bulk/Rо-Rо cargoes. Annual throughput capacity of the port is 3.9 million tons of general cargo and oil products, 150,000 vehicles and over 600 thousand TEU of containers. Commercial Port of Vladivostok operates 15 berths with a total exceeding 4 km.




2018 September 21

17:28 First ISO-container ever loaded with liquefied natural gas at the LNG terminal in Świnoujście
17:06 Gibdock, RSP Systems and New Zealand fisheries choose LR
16:31 Outlook for marine cargo insurance challenging but opportunities remain for underwriters, says IUMI
16:04 Babcock ecoSMRT receives LR acknowledgement for ship application
15:09 Trafigura holds naming ceremony for first of 35 newbuild crude oil and product tankers
14:56 IBIA takes part in SIBCON 2018
14:27 Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard launches Pola Fiva, fifth dry cargo carrier of Project RSD59 built for Pola Rise
14:09 British International Freight Association fumes over sulphur surcharge
13:52 Ukraine’s water transport carried 0.5 million passengers in 8M’18, up 10.5%, Y-o-Y
13:31 Maersk’s regional carriers go to market under one brand
13:09 GE Shipping takes delivery of Secondhand Very Large Gas Carrier “ Jag Vasant ”
12:50 ABP aims for frictionless trade with blockchain
12:28 Cargo transportation by Ukraine’s water transport declined by 1.9% to 3.6 million tonnes in 8M’18
12:09 COSCO SHIPPING Tanker (Dalian) takes delivery of 319,000 dwt Mt Cosnew Lake
11:07 Odfjell finalizes sale of Rotterdam tank terminal
10:36 ABP promotes South Wales ports as cruise destinations
10:07 Georgia Ports plan 8 million TEU capacity by 2028
09:54 Brent Crude futures price up 0.06% to $78.75, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.14% to $70.22
09:35 Bunker prices are going up at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:16 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,396 points
09:03 APL’s Eagle Express service makes a solution for precise logistics management
08:07 Yang Ming to upgrade China-Vietnam-Thailand service
07:20 Iskes Towage names twin Damen ASD Tugs 3212 Mars and Mercurius

2018 September 20

21:17 Expert says production declines and geopolitical unrest may push bunker prices up
18:02 SITC holds naming & delivery ceremony for M/V “SITC TOYOHASHI”
17:54 Sovcomflot participates in Eastern Economic Forum’s business programme
17:30 Kurt Bodewig appointed as new European Coordinator for Motorways of the Sea
17:07 Port of Singapore holds annual multi-agency ferry emergency exercise
16:46 IAPH regional conference sets pan-African ports agenda
16:25 UAE to host Dubai Marine Insurance Conference 2018 on November 20-21
16:07 Governments of New Zealand and Australian announce fumigation requirement for import cargos
15:48 Sovcomflot is a Partner of the Second Conference “LNG Fleet and LNG Bunkering in Russia”
15:32 NYK product tanker rescues 28 fishermen off the coast of Colombia
15:04 CMA CGM announces GRR from Asia to West Africa
14:56 Admiralteiskie Verfi launches the Kronshtadt, diesel-electric submarine of Project 677
14:32 DNV GL releases autonomous and remotely operated ship guideline (UPDATE)
14:04 Port of Long Beach awarded $4.2 mln security grant
13:32 ABS supports innovative yacht design with dedicated guidance notes and software
13:20 Finnish Transport Agency: international seaborne transport volumes show significant boost
13:04 Port of Antwerp works on structural solutions to improve mobility
12:43 Arctic group of RF Navy’s Northern Fleet enters Chukchi Sea through Bering Strait
12:30 Wison receives AiP from LR for 300MW FSRP
12:04 Port of Rotterdam and Rönesans Holding sign agreement for petrochemical industrial zone in Turkey
11:49 IMO to start consideration of legal framework for low-flashpoint diesel
11:30 Gulftainer signs 50-year, $600 million concession to operate and expand Port of Wilmington in Delaware, USA
11:18 Fuel oil prices are going up the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
11:04 Green Corridor JIP delivers innovative bulk carrier designs for a low emissions future
10:55 IMO takes important step to facilitate use of methanol
10:30 HHI receives AiP from LR for a VLGC design capable of using LPG as fuel
10:19 Brent Crude futures price up 0.3% to $79.64, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.61% to $71.2
10:03 OpenIJ starts sinking operation of the lock gate chamber at the Port of Amsterdam
09:50 Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg ("Marine Façade") welcomed MSC Meraviglia
09:34 CMA CGM announces GRR from India to East Africa
09:17 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,373 points
09:03 Port of Rotterdam organises information meeting about the replacement of Maaskade quay wall
08:34 DNV GL launches revised design standard and new certification guideline for floating wind turbines
08:04 ABS issues AIP for Jiangnan’s LNG Jumbo

2018 September 19

18:10 Significant reserve growth confirmed at the Utrenneye field
17:53 Green Corridor JIP delivers innovative bulk carrier designs for a low emissions future
17:35 Rolls-Royce launches new range of powerful medium speed V-Engines