• 2018 January 12 15:02

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 2017 grew by 9% to 786.97 mln t (detalization)

    In January-December 2017, seaports of Russia handled 786.97 mln t of cargo (up 9%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled 372.9 mln t (+11.1%) including 154.4 mln t of coal (+13.4%), 48.2 mln t of containerized cargo (+13.0%), 47.8 mln t of grain (+34.7%), 28.2 mln t of ferrous metal (-0.1%), 17.6 mln t of mineral fertilizers (+9.2%) and 3.1 mln t of refrigerated cargo (-0.3%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 414.0 mln t (+7.2%) including 253.2 mln t of crude oil (+11.1%), 141.5 mln t of oil products (+0.5%) and 14.7 mln t of liquefied gas (+8.8%). 

    Exports totaled 606.5 mln t (+6.9%), imports - 36.1 mln t (+14.2%), transit - 58.2 mln t (+14.0%), short-sea traffic - 86.0 mln t +19.5%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 74.2 mln t (+49.1%) including 29.1 mln t of dry cargo (+9.5%) and 45.0 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+94.5%). The port of Murmansk handled 51.7 mln t (+54.5%), Varandei - 8.2 mln t (+3.4%). 

    The ports of the Baltic Sea Basin handled  247.5 mln t (+4.6%) including 105.1 mln t of dry cargo (+17.1%) and 142.4 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (-3.0 %). The port of Ust-Luga handled 103.3 mln t (+10.6 %), Primorsk - 57.6 mln t (-10.6%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 53.6 mln t (+10.3%), Vysotsk - 17.5 mln t (+2.6%).

    Throughput of seaports in the Azov-Black Sea Basin totaled  269.5 mln t (+10.4 %) including 118.4 mln t of dry cargo (+12.4%) and 151.1 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+8.9%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 147.4 mln t (+12.2%), Tuapse - 26.6 mln t (+5.6 %), Kavkaz - 35.3 mln t (+6.3%), Taman - 14.9 mln t (+11.1%), Rostov-on-Don - 14.9 mln t (+15.6%), Kerch - 9.5 mln t (-1.0%).

    The ports of the Caspian Basin handled 3.9 mln t (-34.1%) including 2.8 mln t of dry cargo (-9.2%) and 1.1 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (-64.3%). The port of Makhachkala handled 1.4 mln t (-57.3%), Astrakhan -2.3 mln t (-10.3 %), Olya – 268,000 (+42.7%).

    The ports of the Far East Basin handled 191.7 mln t (+3.3%) including 117.4 mln t of dry cargo (+5.8%) and 74.3 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (-0.3%). Port Vostochny handled 69.2 mln t (+1.1%), Vanino - 29.2 mln t (-3.2%), Nakhodka - 24.2 mln t (+4.2%), Prigorodnoye - 17.4 mln t (+6.1%), Vladivostok - 16.9 mln t (+18.2%), Posiet - 7.7 mln t (-5.7%), De-Castri -  10.8 mln t (-6.7 %).

    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 September 20

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
17:05 Sembcorp Marine, ABS and A*STAR’s Institute of High Performance Computing team up to develop new gas technologies in offshore, marine and energy sectors
16:35 Valenciaport presents its cruise offer in Lisbon under the slogan “Valencia dresses in green”
16:16 Vladimir Panchenko dredger built for Lena Basin is put into operation
16:04 MOL launches new large-scale ferry Sunflower Kirishima
15:47 Freeport of Riga Authority begins active cooperation with its Chinese partners
15:23 Vancouver Fraser Port Authority joins leading port authorities in climate action program
15:04 DFDS to invest DKK 300m to install scrubbers on 12 freight ferries deployed on freight routes in the Mediterranean
14:50 Maersk to combine Damco’s Supply Chain Services and Maersk Line’s Ocean Product on January 1st, 2019
14:22 NOVATEK and Fluxys apply for establishment of a joint venture in Rostock, Germany
14:08 Stevedoring unions announce a strike in the ports of Leixoes and Lisbon
13:08 Noble Group completes the sale of the Panacore vessels
12:47 Bunker prices are going down at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
12:29 Nevsky Shipyard took part in II International Fishery Forum and Expo 2018
12:07 ABS holds seminar series exploring gas as marine fuel
11:50 Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company has it towing and supply vessel Nercha overhauled at Bibiheybat shipyard
11:25 Klaipeda Seaport takes part in exhibition and conference in Kazakhstan
11:07 San Pedro Bay Ports ready cleaner truck rules for Oct. 1 2018
10:46 Record number of ships registered at Freeport of Riga in August
10:28 Container throughput of port Hong Kong (China) down 4.3% to 13.15 million TEUs in Jan-Aug’18
10:07 Austal awarded littoral combat ships 32 & 34
09:43 Brent Crude futures price down 0.06% to $78.98, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.03% to $69.57
09:19 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,356 points
09:05 Port of Oakland to add electric trucks thanks to state grant
08:07 GTT signs a Technical Assistance and License agreement with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard
07:40 DNV GL awards AiP to Jiangnan Shipyard for 93K cbm very large ethane carrier design “PANDA E”

2018 September 18

18:09 Cruise ships called Saaremaa Harbour nine times during the summer season
17:52 Arctic units of RF Navy’s Northern Fleet hold amphibious assault training at Chukotka coast
17:27 Annual Advanced Course on Port Operations and Management held in France on 10-12 September
17:04 Maersk Line announces rates from Europe & Mediterranean to West Africa
16:50 Marinet Conference gathered more than 500 on-site and virtual participants
16:21 Drilling rig supply ship of Project 22420, Ostap Sheremet, left Amursky Shipyard for outfitting and testing
16:04 Maersk Line announces new Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF)
15:34 NYK participates in Japan Climate Initiative
15:04 6 MOL-operated/managed vessels earn commendations from Japan Coast Guard Regional Headquarters
14:30 Yang Ming launches new container vessel 'YM Wellbeing'
14:16 Throughput of Chinese ports grew by 4.1% to 6.15 billion tonnes in 8M’18
14:03 PORT OF KIEL restructures Ostuferhafen access area
13:52 RS gains ISO 9001:2015 Certificate
13:28 Kolmar to export up to 40 million tonnes of coal per year via a terminal under construction in the Muchke Bay
13:04 Throughput of port Kaliningrad in 8M’18 grew by 6% Y-o-Y to 9.6 million tonnes
12:40 Okskaya Sudoverf takes part in Global Fishery Forum and Seafood Expo 2018