• 2018 June 4 17:29

    NCSP Group's cargo turnover for January-April 2018 totaled 47.5 million tons

    NCSP Group reports that the consolidated cargo turnover of the Group's terminals for January-April 2018 totaled 47,487 thousand tons.

    Liquid cargo transshipment in January-April 2018 decreased by 12.5 % or 4,851.9 thousand tons and amounted 33,958.5 thousand tons, including 21,478.7 thousand tons of crude oil; 12,055 thousand tons of oil products; 263.5 thousand tons of UAN and 161.4 thousand tons of seed oils.

    Crude oil transshipment decreased by 20.3% or 5,469.4 thousand tons, including 11% at Novorossiysk 25.6% at Primorsk. Transshipment of oil products increased by 5.6% or 639.7 thousand tons, that is 3.9 percentage points higher than the industry growth rate отрасли, according to the data of Association of Commercial Sea Ports (АСОП).

    Transshipment of liquid fertilizers (UAN) decreased by 3.4%, seed oils transshipment decreased by 7.4% respecting January-April 2017.

    Bulk cargo transshipment in January-April 2018 increased by 13.2% or 707.1 thousand tons relative to the similar period of the last year and reached 6,074.6 thousand tons, mainly due to the grain transshipment growth against the background of high harvest in the current grain season.

    Grain transshipment increased by 29.7% or by 1,053.4 thousand tons – up to 4,596.6 thousand tons. Volumes of ore raw materials transshipment remained at the same level as last year and amounted to 725.6 thousand tons. Volumes of coal transshipment decreased by 15.9%, up to 536.5 thousand tons against the background reduction of Turkish Lira purchasing power.

    Transshipment of chemical cargo and raw sugar amounted to 105.7 and 110.1 thousand tons accordingly.

    General cargo transshipment in January-April 2018 increased by 14.9% or by649.4 thousand tons and totaled 4,999.7 thousand tons, mainly due to the increase in iron transshipment because of sales and market expansion.

    Transshipment of ferrous metal and cast iron increased by611.3 thousand tons or by 16.1% – and amounted to 4,419.9 thousand tons. Perishable cargo transshipment doubled up to 104.7 thousand tons. Volumes of non-ferrous metal and timber transshipment totaled 370.6 thousand tons and 104.5 thousand tons accordingly.

    Container turnover of NCSP Group in the reporting period amounted to 2,085.9 thousand tons or 216.9 thousand TEU, that is by 6.1% in tons and by 12.7% in TEU more than volumes in the same period of 2017.

    Transshipment of other cargo in January-April 2018 totaled 368.3 thousand tons, increasing by 4.4 times due to the involvement in the various goods transshipment of of the Group’s companies in Novorossiysk. 

    NCSP Group Cargo Turnover for January-April 2018 (thousand tons)


    January - April


    Change, %



    Cargo turnover, total

    47 487,0

    50 578,2

    -3 091,2


    Liquid cargo, total

    33 958,5

    38 810,4

    -4 851,9


    Crude oil

    21 478,7

    26 948,1

    -5 469,4


    Oil products

    12 055,0

    11 415,3













    Bulk cargo, total

    6 074,6

    5 367,5




    4 596,6

    3 543,2

    1 053,4


    Chemical cargo





    Raw sugar





    Raw ore materials










    General cargo, total

    4 999,7

    4 350,3



    Ferrous metal and cast iron

    4 419,9

    3 808,6



    Timber cargo





    Timber cargo (th.m3)





    Nonferrous metal





    Perishable cargo






    2 085,9

    1 966,2




    2 085,9

    1 966,2



    Containers (th.TEU)











    NCSP Group is the largest port operator in Russia by cargo turnover. NCSP Group is traded on Moscow Exchange (NMTP) and London Stock Exchange as GDRs (NCSP). NCSP Group volumes in 2017 totaled 143 million tons. NCSP Group consists of PJSC Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port, LLC Primorsk Trade Port, LLC Novorossiysk Grain Terminal, JSC Novorossiysk Ship Repair Yard, JSC NCSP Fleet, JSC NLE, LLC IPP, Baltic Stevedore Company LLC, and JSC SFP.

2018 August 14

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10:58 GeoSea has taken delivery of self-propelled DP2 jack-up vessel ‘Apollo’
10:09 Safe Bulkers announces acquisition of a Capesize class dry-bulk vessel
09:30 Consolidated Marine Management selects ABS Advanced Solutions Enterprise Asset Management
09:14 Baltic Dry Index gains 18 points edging up to 1800pts mark
09:00 ABP to develop new technologies with Rolls Royce and Svitzer

2018 August 13

18:41 Port of Helsinki seven-month volume grows 10% to 8.88 million tonnes
18:27 Russian Gov’t to lend a helping hand to BAM and Transsib modernization project
18:23 HII awarded advance planning contract for CVN 74 RCOH
17:54 Nord Stream 2 submits application and EIA for an alternative route in Denmark
17:47 Board of Harbor Commissioners promotes Casey Hehr as Port of Long Beach Security Director
17:42 NYK to participate in demonstration project to remotely operate a ship
17:15 VT Halter Marine, Inc. launches VDOT's new ferry Powhatam
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16:38 Spot market price for Russian M100 product ended last week higher at nearly RUB 18,000 / pmt
16:24 RKS-ENGINEERING chosen as the Krasnoyarsk Dam Shiplift overhaul project contractor
15:19 Cammell Laird launches Leander Frigate website following worldwide interest
15:03 Sea Port of St. Petersburg spends RUB 15,8 mln on OH&S programmes
14:05 Yang Ming named Provider of the Year 2018
13:43 PortNews to host live webcast of Marine Robotics: Laws, Applications, Technologies Roundtable, in Moscow and Vladivostok, August 24
13:27 Hapag-Lloyd posts net loss of US$115.3m in H1 2018
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13:04 Norwegian Cruise Line reports financial results for Q2 2018
12:27 Coldharbour opens Singapore office, plans expansion in Asia
12:03 SEA\LNG welcomes Mexico-based ÉNESTAS to its membership coalition
11:03 Diana Containerships announces time charter contract for m/v Pamina with HMM
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10:23 Viking Supply Ships AS sells three Icebreakers
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2018 August 11

09:18 Major ports of India register growth of 4.13% in April - July 2018
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07:12 Freeport of Riga Authority renews its integrated management system certification
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2018 August 10

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17:35 Yang Ming reveals H1 2018 financial report
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16:23 Port of Hamburg welcomes MSC Meraviglia with over 5000 guests on board
16:16 Russian Railways: Loading of export cargo bound for domestic ports up 5.3% to 178.8 million tonnes in 7M’18
15:54 Hapag-Lloyd posts results for H1 2018
15:44 Throughput of Russian seaports in 7M’18 grew by 3.1% to 463.70 million tonnes
15:02 Polarcus announces termination of support service agreements
14:32 m.v. Amstelborg delivers wind turbines at the Great Lakes
14:02 GE Transportation pilot project begins at the Port of Long Beach
13:32 Port of Antwerp introduces innovative autonomous sounding boat with unique technology
13:25 Vasily Strugov appointed Deputy General Director for Fleet of FSUE Rosmorport
13:02 Maersk Line announces implementation of Star Care Reefer Service (CAS) - Philippines to World
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12:01 Maersk and IBM introduce TradeLens blockchain shipping solution
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