• 2018 May 22 15:50

    RF Ministry of Justice registers order on designation of caution areas in ports of cities hosting World Cup 2018

    The Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation has registered the Order of RF Transport Ministry dated 14.05.2018 (No 194) on designation of caution areas with enhanced security, says press center of Rosmorrechflot (Federal Marine and River Transport Agency).

    The document defines areas in the ports of eight cities of the Russian Federation hosting the World Cup 2018 where ships and small size vessels will be banned. According to the document, the restrictions will be in force in the following cities:

    - Volgograd, June 18, 22, 25, 28, between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area near the Volga river’s right bank;

    - Kazan, June 16, 20, 24, 27, 30 and July 6, between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area of the Kazanka river;

    - Kaliningrad, June 16, 22, 25, 28, between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area of the Pregolya and Staraya Pregolya rivers;

    - Moscow, June 14, 17, 20, 26 and July 1, 11, 15 between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area of the Moskva river;  June 16, 19, 23, 27 and July 3 between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area of the Mosva river;

    - Nizhny Novgorod, June 18, 21, 24, 27 and July 1 and 6 between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area near the Volga river’s right bank;

    - Rostov-on-Don, June 17, 20, 23, 26 and July 2, between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area of the Don river;

    - Saint-Petersburg, June 15, 19, 22, 26 and July 3, 10, 14, between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area near the Krestovsky island;

    - Sochi, June 15, 18, 23, 26, 30 and July 7 between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area of the Black Sea near the city of Sochi.

    The ban does not cover tugboats, vessels used for maintenance of inland water ways, pilot launches, port fleet vessels intended for collection of oily waters, bilge water and garbage as well as for supply of fuel and drinking water, special ships and emergency ships as well as vessels involved in World Cup 2018 events.
     
    The list of vessels not covered by the restrictions is available at official websites of Administrations of Sea Ports of the Baltic Sea and Black Sea, Volgo-Baltic, Volga and Moscow Basins of Russia’s inland water ways.


2018 June 18

18:12 Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company takes part in TransCaspian/Translogistica 2018
17:57 Legislative amendment promotes automatisation tests in maritime transport with regard to manning and watchkeeping
17:35 First major forum on the new Silk Road organised by the Port of Marseille Fos
17:05 Aker Solutions teams up with SAP for next steps in digitalizing its business
16:45 HMM signs Letter of Intent for its mega containership orders
16:24 Victor Olersky handed in his resignation notice
16:18 European Council extends sanctions on Crimea and Sevastopol for another year
16:05 DryShips announces agreements to sell two older Panamaxes
15:40 Tuapse Commercial Seaport elected seven BoD members
15:33 Poland holds World Maritime Day Parallel Event
15:13 IMO member states must progress on key sulphur cap issues at critical meeting in July
14:59 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO down to RUB 17,923 in RF spot market
14:13 Navios Maritime Containers announces acquisition of five containerships and options to acquire four additional containerships
13:35 Maersk launches a new line to the Middle East from Fos
13:00 Aker Arctic demonstrates autonomous vessel in model tests
12:36 ABB to improve Edda Fides floating hotel safety with leading digital technology
11:47 Freeport of Riga Authority and Port of Rotterdam Authority sign cooperation agreement
11:24 Port of Tallinn signs MoU with the City of Tallinn for development of the Old City Harbour area
11:01 Dorian LPG Board declines BW LPG'S unsolicited proposal
10:25 Brent Crude futures price down 0.76% to $72.88, Light Sweet Crude – down 1.73% to $63.73
10:12 Capital Product Partners L.P. announces new period charters for four of its product tankers
10:03 Port of Silloth invests £250,000 in new solar farm on Marshall Dock
09:41 Fishers fatalities give impetus to fishing vessel safety work
09:18 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,445 points

2018 June 17

18:40 Port of Oakland's largest terminal operator OK new lease to 2027
18:38 GoodBulk Ltd. announces delivery of Capesize vessel
18:32 Navios Maritime Partners announces sale of containership and options to sell four additional containerships

2018 June 15

18:35 Hapag-Lloyd implements Peak Season Surcharge from Mediterranean to USA
18:05 Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean adds Adelaide on the Australia service
17:54 Throughput of port Kaliningrad in 5M’18 up 12% Y-o-Y to 6.05 million tonnes
17:35 GTT conducts two FEED studies on two types of Gravity Based System
17:20 Throughput of port Vyborg in 5M’18 up 22% Y-o-Y to 610,900 tonnes
17:05 Port of Koper officially part of the New Silk Road
16:40 Yantar Shipyard launches yet another trawler of Project SK-3101R
16:35 Port of Long Beach volume up to 687,427 TEU in May 2018
16:05 Royal IHC joins PortXL
15:45 Throughput of port Vysotsk in 5M’18 declined by 3% Y-o-Y to 7.49 million tonnes
15:22 Main phase of Nizhegorodsky hydrosystem project obtains state expert approval
15:21 VTG FastTrack makes ad hoc transportation from the Port of Hamburg possible
15:00 Vopak opens new rail infrastructure in the port of Antwerp
14:21 Royal IHC and IHC IQIP sign memorandum of agreement with SOIC
14:09 DNV GL issues first type approval for aluminium cables onboard ships
13:16 Throughput of port Primorsk in 5M’18 down 18% Y-o-Y to 22.63 million tonnes
12:48 Bunker prices are down at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
12:27 Innovative solution for lowering of ship emissions tested in the port of Rotterdam
12:23 LUKOIL commissions third well at Filanovsky field second stage
11:59 Throughput of port Ust-Luga in 5M’18 down 1% to 41.48 million tonnes
11:31 Throughput of Big Port St. Petersburg up 16% to 24.73 million tonnes in 5M’18
11:02 Lloyd’s Register and TWI launch Fullagar Technologies
10:30 Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for Damen tugs Rotterdam & Beagle
10:24 Brent Crude futures price down 0.14% to $75.83, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.09% to $66.83
10:02 Seaports of Ukraine handled 54.3 million tonnes of cargo in 5M’18, down 2.1% Y-o-Y
09:40 Throughput of Russian seaports in 5M’18 grew by 2.7% Y-o-Y to 328.4 million tonnes (detalization)
09:19 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,433 points

2018 June 14

18:03 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from East Mediterranean ports to Gulf and Red Sea
17:47 Throughput of port Kavkaz in 5M’18 up 37% Y-o-Y to 15.34 million tonnes
17:33 APL unveils new China Southeast Asia Service 8
17:30 Specifications of products to be rated as manufactured in Russia will be updated
17:03 Pasha Hawaii receives new refrigerated containers as part of container replenishment program
16:48 State Duma approves federal law on setting rouble prices for services offered in Russian seaports (document)