• 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 July 17

18:24 North P&I Club and 24Vision ink partnership agreement
18:07 Lockheed Martin awarded Navy's contract worth more than $450 million in FMS funding for MMSC project
17:55 TransContainer announced its operating results for the second quarter and the first half of 2018
17:27 Equinor buys shares for use in the group's Share saving plan
17:11 Vigor Marine LLC gets Navy's contract for USNS Mercy mid-term availability
16:56 Okskaya Sudoverf puts into operation Belmax 4, fourth non-self-propelled barge of Project ROB20
16:34 Prosafe awarded important contract in Brazil
15:47 Orsted opts for Tekmar's CPS for Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm projects
15:28 Port of Rotterdam places a bee colony in the port area
14:44 Baltic Ports Conference 2018 will focus on financing, economy and energy supply
14:23 Jan De Nul launches ultra-low emission vessel Diogo Cão in China
13:41 Severnaya Verf will lay down a longline factory vessel Gandvik-1 on July 20
13:16 Tidewater and GulfMark to combine to create global offshore leader
12:48 Containership MOL Truth earned 'Ship of the Year 2017'
12:19 15,000 TEU container ship “Afif” named in London Gateway
11:27 Huntington Ingalls begins post-delivery work on USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)
11:17 Boskalis secures contract of total value of $65 million
10:53 Fuel oil prices are flat at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
10:29 ABS to class FSRU for Turkey’s oil and gas distributor
10:00 Brent Crude futures price up 0.28% to $72.04, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.01% to $67.06
09:14 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,695 points

2018 July 16

18:31 APL adds port calls to West Asia Express Service
18:16 Diana Shipping announces signing and drawdown of a US$75M Term Loan Facility with BNP Paribas
17:55 Director Kopczynska addresses WMU students and faculty on maritime Europe
17:40 Great Lakes announces receipt of $70 million San Jacinto award
17:33 Bollinger Shipyards commits USCG icebreaker program to Florida
17:31 New vehicle terminal announced at the Port of Southampton
17:18 Hapag-Lloyd hikes rates for East Asia-Arabian Gulf trade
17:08 ING Bank signed a USD 80 million syndicated loan agreement with NIBULON
16:43 Minimum training standards for fishers under review
16:25 USCG rescues 7 people from capsized boat near Horn Island
16:20 Port of Antwerp sets new records with best half year ever
15:56 Freeport of Riga showed good growth in the first half of 2018
15:32 Maersk Drilling secures two contract extensions in the North Sea
15:19 Container throughput of port Hong Kong (China) down 3.6% to 9.88 million TEUs in Jan-June’18
15:03 Van Oord will acquire MPI Offshore
14:44 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO down to RUB 17,589 in RF spot market
14:35 Wärtsilä to assist Transocean with thruster maintenance optimisation and dry-docking cost reductions
14:25 Jan De Nul Group acquires part of MPI’s offshore business unit
14:11 Fednav accepts delivery of MV Federal Dee, its 60th owned vessel
13:46 Eastern Shipbuilding inks contract with Bisso Offshore for RApport 2400 Ship Handling Tug duo
13:27 Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company’s fleet is involved in a new international project
13:07 Court dismisses EUR 9 million claim against Armada Seismic Invest II AS
13:06 Hong Kong will host ShipTek Ship Owning & Ship Management Conference & Awards on 30 August 2018
12:48 Marine Recruiting Agency takes on a project of training crane specialists in Estonia
12:23 SEACOR Holdings announced that it favors a business combination of Dorian LPG LTD. and BW LPG Limited
12:02 IMO head highlights key maritime issues during trip to China
11:25 Fincantieri contracted to build LNG-fueled pair for TUI Cruises
11:01 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,666 points
10:44 Brent Crude futures price down 0.5% to $74.96, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.64% to $69.5
10:25 Mexico benefits from IMO training on port security
10:02 IMO held port emissions training for Argentina
09:52 CMA CGM's FAK rates for Asia to Red Sea trades
09:40 Bunker sales at the port of Singapore in HI’18 up 1.7% Y-o-Y to 25.35 million tonnes
09:18 Port of Singapore throughput in HI’18 grew by 0.8% Y-o-Y to 312.79 million tonnes

2018 July 15

11:24 MAN Energy Solutions ready for SMM 2018
10:43 CMA CGM informs of FAK rates from the Indian Subcontinent to North Europe and the Mediterranean

2018 July 14

12:40 CMA CGM announces GRR for Far East to East Africa trade
11:41 ABP: Container terminal operation expansion to meet growing demand
10:14 Navtek selects Corvus Energy to provide battery for the world's first all-electric tug