• 2018 March 2 16:26

    Pella shipyard (Leningrad Region) held keel-laying of lead crab catching vessel of Project 03070 (photo)

    On 2 March 2018, Pella shipyard (Leningrad Region) held a keel-laying ceremony for the lead crab catching vessel of Project 03070. The company says a contract with Antey LLC for building the first serial ship of Project 03070 was signed before the ceremony held at the shipbuilding facilities of Pella OJSC.

    The ceremony was attended by Ilya Shestakov, Deputy Minister of Agriculture - head of Rosrybolovstvo (Russia’s Federal Agency for Fishery); Stanislav Yershov, Acting Vice-Governor of the Primorsky Territory; Georgy Martynov, President of the Association of Primorye Fish Industry Companies; Ivan Mikhnov, President of Andey Group; Andrey Polomar, Director General of Antey LLC; leaders and representatives of Rosrybolovstvo’s North-Western Department, Far East Investment and Export Agency, Petrobalt Design Bureau, RS’ Baltic Branch, Rossiysky Capital Bank, Russian Agricultural Bank as well as representatives of Antey Group, management and employees of the shipyard.

    Pella shipyard has confirmed its intent to arrange the construction of a series of state-of-the-art fishing ships at a shipyard in Primorye. Having built the lead ship and the first serial ship of Project 03070 the shipyard will be able to prepare a technical basis and personnel for construction of the series in the Far East.

    The vessel is designed for crab catching by cone traps with following sorting, loading in grid baskets and live crab transporting in tanks with sea cooled water (RSW type).

    Key technical parameters: LOA – 50.45 m; BOA – 12 m; deadweight – 585 t; full displacement - about 1,835 t; Overall draft at full displacement – 6.62 m; capacity of RSW tanks  - about 450 cbm; bait store capacity – about 30 cbm; main propulsion unit - Wartsila 6L20, about 1200 kW at 1,000 rpm; speed – about 12 knots; endurance  - not less than 5 days in terms of water capacity and not less than 30 days in terms of fuel capacity; cruising range – not less than 6,000 miles; crew - 30. Class notation of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping – КМ Ice2 AUT3 (REF) Fishing vessel.

    Leningrad Shipyard Pella was founded in 1950 and privatized in 1992. The holding incorporates a head company and a number of subsidiaries. The shipyard specializes in construction of tug boats for Russian customers.

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2018 March 21

18:29 Wight Shipyard wins second order for fast ferry duo from Mexican ferry operator
18:16 Dorian LPG announces third Japanese fnancing
18:14 GasLog Partners LP announces acquisition of GasLog Gibraltar for $207 million and repayment of intercompany loan
18:04 ABP South Wales achieves new ISO 9001:2016 standard for bulk handling operations
17:42 Port of Gdansk to breathe new life into Dworzec Drzewny Quay
17:20 ABB wins contract to equip two next-generation shuttle tankers with future-proof solutions
17:13 Finnlines decides to exercise the options to lengthen two more ro-ro vessels
17:03 Throughput of Chinese ports up 4.7% to 1.45 billion tonnes in 2M’18
16:39 Pavel Bezmaternykh elected as Director of Eastern-Siberian Inland Navigation Company
16:18 Port of Gdansk overhauls its quays
16:00 Novikombank provides a $100 million loan to STLC
15:47 Huntington Ingalls names two vice presidents
15:21 Gulf Island Fabrication secures contracts for two specialized vessels
15:04 Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2018 to be held in Dubai on 29-31 October as part of UAE Maritime Week
14:42 LUKOIL’s profit in 2017 more than doubled YoY to RUB 418.8 bln
14:23 Wärtsilä and Crowley extend maintenance agreement for 11 articulated tug barges
13:56 IMO launches a video outlining how GMN initiative is uniting MTCCs into a global network
13:29 Ulstein built SOV Acta Auriga completes sea trials
13:11 Dubai will host MARACAD Maritime Innovation Awards on 3 October 2018
13:02 MARACAD 2018 will be held in Dubai on 2-3 October
12:30 17 icebreaker escort operations performed in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on March 20-21
12:09 Port of Quebec to cooperate with Port of Zeebrugge
11:47 Port of Immingham and partners hosted Driving Safety Forward forum
11:39 Vostochny Port JSC exported 5 million tonnes of coal YTD (photo)
10:50 Claimants and defendants in the case on allision of Delta Pioneer tanker with a pier at Primorsk port come to amicable agreement
10:31 Finnlines plans to lengthen two more Ro-Ro ships
10:15 Brent Crude futures price up 0.24% to $67.58, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.25% to $63.7
09:51 ABP's Port of Ayr took delivery of Liebherr crane
09:44 Bunker prices are going up at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:17 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,122 points
08:08 Scottish ports secure AEO status for Leith, Rosyth and Grangemouth
00:32 Ontario Government accepts Damen proposal for full ferry electrification

2018 March 20

18:20 Sirius Petroleum announces delivery of compact well head systems for Ororo-4 and Ororo-5
18:02 Leningrad Region Governor visits Vyborg Shipyard
17:56 PSA’s Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals enhances Nhava Sheva connectivity with first barge and train volumes
17:40 Van Oord posts results for 2017
17:25 Nevsky Shipyard designed a unique test stand
16:58 Multi-Link Terminals Ltd Oy orders Konecranes ship-to-shore crane for its Helsinki terminal
16:40 SMM 2018: green shipping makes headway
16:01 Transit shipments of containers on Russian Railways' network increased by 40% in January-February 2018
15:36 Rotterdam, the Netherlands will host 21st Ballast Water Management Conference on 7-8 November, 2018
15:13 NWSA container volumes grow 6 percent in February 2018
14:50 IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim spoke at International Shipping Summit in Istanbul
14:24 More than half of spaces at icebreaker Arktika being built by Baltiysky Zavod are ready for outfitting (photo)
14:12 Maersk Line increases FAK rates from Far East to North Europe
13:35 Dredging works to be performed at seaport of Vladivostok
13:13 BP charters Safe Caledonia for West of Shetland
12:47 Traffic of passenger cars and buses through Crimea Bridge to be launched in May 2018 – RF Transport Ministry (photo)
12:01 Wan Hai Lines to launch new China to Vietnam service
11:51 40 icebreaker escort operations performed in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on March 19-20
11:28 Bunker prices level up at the Far East ports of Russia following last week’s fall (graph)
11:19 Maersk Line stops Winter Fee from world to St Petersburg FCT, RU, St Petersburg, RU, St Petersburg FP, RU, Ust Luga, RU and Kronshtadt
11:03 Skangas celebrates milestone with 1,000 LNG bunkering operations in 2017
10:40 Experts say Wärtsilä – Transas transaction is a step towards Wartsila localization in Russia
10:14 Brent Crude futures price up 0.3% to $66.25, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.34% to $62.34
09:37 Rosneft produced 225.5 mmtoe of liquid hydrocarbons in 2017, up 7.3% YoY
09:15 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,136 points

2018 March 19

18:06 CMA CGM announces GRR from Asia to East Africa
18:00 NIBULON awarded first advanced training certificates of state standard to shipbuilders
17:39 Vladivostok Sea Fishing Port handled 618,500 tonnes of fish in 2M’18, up 19.8% Y-o-Y