• 2018 March 12 13:57

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 2M’18 grew by 4.4% Y-o-Y to 121.7 million tonnes (detalization)

    In January-February 2018, seaports of Russia handled 121.7 million tonnes of cargo (up 4.4%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled 55.4 million tonnes (+12.0%) including 22.4 million tonnes of coal (+7.5%), 7.9 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+13.8%), 6.8 million tonnes of grain (+52.0%), 5.1 million tonnes of ferrous metal (+14.3%), 2.9 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (-8.5%) and 419,000 tonnes of refrigerated cargo (-7.2%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 66.3 million tonnes (-1.1%) including 38.4 million tonnes of crude oil (-3.6%), 23.6 million tonnes of oil products (-1.7%) and 3.4 million tonnes of liquefied gas (+34.9%).

    Exports totaled 94.8 million tonnes (+2.7%), imports - 5.5 million tonnes (+13.5%), transit – 10.1 million tonnes(+18.1%), short-sea traffic - 11.3 million tonnes (+4.1%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 12.7 million tonnes (+21.9%) including 4.5 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+16.4%) and 8.2 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo млн т (+25.2%). The port of Murmansk handled 8.6 million tonnes (+16.7%), Varandei - 1.1 million tonnes (-19.0%).

    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled 38.7 million tonnes (-3.7%) including 16.6 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+12.3%) and 22.0 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-13.0%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 16.6 million tonnes (+5.8 %), Primorsk - 7.5 million tonnes (-31.6%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 9.0 million tonnes (+11.2%), Vysotsk - 3.0 million tonnes (-5.5%).

    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Black Sea Basin handled 39.9 million tonnes (+9.3 %) including 16.1 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+15.2%) and 23.8 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+5.7%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 24.4 million tonnes (+11.4%), Tuapse - 4.4 million tonnes (+1.6 %), Kavkaz - 2.7 million tonnes (-10.5%), Taman - 2.2 million tonnes (-8.3%), Rostov-on-Don - 2.0 million tonnes (+44.8%), Kerch - 1.2 million tonnes (-4.1%).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 851,100 tonnes (+58.0%) including 468,000 tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+14.1%) and 382,000 tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+198.9%). The port of Makhachkala handled 457,000 tonnes (+243%), Astrakhan – 337,900 tonnes (-12.0 %), Olya – 56,200 tonnes (+159.0%).

    Operators of seaports in the Far East Basin handled 29.6 million tonnes (+2.3%) including 17.6 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+7.9%) and 11.9 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-5.0%). Port Vostochny handled 10.8 million tonnes (+1.6%), Vanino - 4.3 million tonnes (-0.4%), Nakhodka - 3.8 million tonnes (+2.0%), Prigorodnoye - 3.0 million tonnes (-3.7%), Vladivostok - 3.1 million tonnes (+26.9%), Posiet - 1.1 million tonnes (-17.1%), De-Castri – 1.9 million tonnes (+0.7 %).

    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 21

18:06 Forth Ports wins prestigious award for community work
17:44 NCSP Group's cargo turnover for January–July 2018 totaled 82,351 thousand tons
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