• 2018 April 12 17:50

    RS will participate in Neftegaz 2018

    Russian Maritime Register of Shipping  (RS) says it will be a participant to the 18th International Exhibition for Equipment and Technologies for Oil and Gas Industries – NEFTEGAZ 2018 to be held on 16 – 19 April 2018 at Expocentre Fairgrounds, Moscow.

    At the exhibition, RS will introduce its services on classification and technical supervision of offshore oil-and-gas facilities including mobile offshore drilling units and oil deposits, fixed offshore platforms and offloading terminals, subsea production systems and subsea pipelines.

    The RS class is assigned to 5 fixed offshore platforms (the other 8 are under construction and 2 − at the design stage), including those intended for operation in the Arctic region, 18 self-elevating and 4 semi-submersible mobile offshore drilling units. Within the projects for of subsea pipelines construction in the last 5 years, the Register has certified more than 130,000 t of pipe products, 2,500 production units, 80,000 t of rolled plates. At present, 10 various types of subsea pipelines (oil, gas, multiphase, etc.) with a total length of about 600 km are operated under the RS class; another 10 pipelines are being designed and constructed under the RS technical supervision.

    Today, the Register is involved in all national projects related to offshore hydrocarbon production: Kravtsovskoye oilfield in the Baltic Sea, the Yu. Korchagin and V. Filanovsky oil fields located in the North Caspian Sea, the Prirazlomnoye field in the Barents Sea and a technologically unique project – the Varandey fixed offshore ice-resistant off-loading terminal in the Barents Sea. By now, RS has completed the plan approval documentation review for the Rakushechnoye oil and gas field development in the Caspian Sea − ice-resistant fixed platform, living quarter platforms and three subsea pipelines for various purposes will be constructed under the RS technical supervision. After commissioning is over, the Rakushechnoye oil and gas field will be included in the integrated oil and gas sector with unified pipeline system, power supply with the Yu. Korchagin and V. Filanovsky oil fields already engaged in commercial oil production.

    The RS experience in technical supervision of offshore oil-and-gas facilities is over 60 years. As an expert, the Register participates in agreement of the national and international standard projects in the offshore oil and gas production, materials, equipment for oil and gas production and processing, major pipeline transport of oil and oil products.

    The RS unique normative base includes the Rules for the Classification, Construction and Equipment of Mobile Offshore Drilling Units and Fixed Offshore Platforms; Rules for the Oil-and-Gas Equipment of Floating Offshore Oil-and-Gas Production Units, Mobile Offshore Drilling Units and Fixed Offshore Platforms; Rules for the Classification and Construction of Subsea Production Systems; Rules for the Classification and Construction of Subsea Pipelines and Guidelines on Technical Supervision during Construction and Operation of Subsea Pipelines.

    Established in 1913, Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) is one of the leading classification societies. Recognised by the European Union. Member of IACS. The RS activity is aimed at enhancing high standards of maritime safety and minimising the negative impact of human activities on the environment through scientifically based risk assessment and risk management procedures. 




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