• 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 June 22

12:12 REMPEC hosts regional workshop on response to HNS spills in Valletta, Malta
11:49 IMO regional workshop to address the impacts of fouling
11:25 Ukraine’s water transport carried 0.1 million passengers in 5M’18, up 17.3%, Y-o-Y
11:03 Ulstein announces naming of the Acta Auriga
10:28 “M/V “VASILIY TATISCHEV ” with IMO number 8885157 refused access to the Paris MoU region for the second time
10:21 Brent Crude futures price up 1.15% to $73.79, Light Sweet Crude – up 1.25% to $66.36
10:00 Cargo transportation by Ukraine’s water transport fell by 10.5% to 1.5 million tonnes in 5M’18
09:38 Yevgeny Pankratov appointed as Director of FSUE Rosmorport’s Sakhalin Branch
09:19 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,347 points

2018 June 21

18:27 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v Philadelphia with Koch
18:00 CMA CGM announces new rotation on ASAF service
17:56 Russia is in need of small bunkering tankers, LNG bunker supply ships and bunker barges - Damen
17:31 Gate terminal (Gasunie/Vopak) to increase ship loading flow rate
16:58 Antwerp blockchain pilot pioneers with secure and efficient document workflow
16:24 Freeport of Riga Authority joins Cruise Lines International Association
16:02 Danaos Corporation announces comprehensive debt refinancing agreement
15:50 MABUX: All eyes are on what course of action OPEC will call for
15:40 12 LNG bunker supply ships to be put into operation in Singapore by 2025
15:02 Ship garbage recycling pilot wraps up at Port of Brisbane
14:39 Vyborg Shipyard launches port icebreaker Ob built for FSUE Atomflot
14:02 APM Terminals supports World Clean Air Day with App upgrade
13:41 Igor Zolotykh appointed as Harbour Master of port Ust-Luga
13:23 Victor Olersky appoints Igor Ishchenko as Harbour Master of port Primorsk
13:02 EU member states’ experts on ship recycling meet in Brussels
12:39 XI Russian Forum “Current State and Prospects for Development of Russian Bunker Services Market” opens in Saint-Petersburg
12:16 ABS issues industry-leading Guide advancing DC power for hybrid electric applications
12:00 Largest gantry crane in the Nordic countries delivered to Meyer Turku
11:57 HVCC Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center and the Rotterdam Port Authority launch unique cooperation
10:55 CMA CGM to acquire CONTAINERSHIPS, a leader in intra-regional transportation in Northern Europe
10:53 Protecting marine life from ship noise is in the focus of meeting on oceans and the law of the sea
10:28 Brent Crude futures price up 0.41% to $75.41, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.59% to $65.3
10:02 Maritime officials in Morocco undergo training at IMO workshop in Casablanca
09:41 Closer look at the interpretation of maritime law
09:19 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,373 points

2018 June 20

18:00 Lead landing ship of Project 11711, Ivan Gren, joins the fleet of RF Navy
17:33 Rosatomflot extends its winter-spring navigation period amid challenging ice conditions
17:05 Genco Shipping & Trading Limited completes common stock offering
16:05 Seatruck Ferries to use larger vessels for Warrenpoint service
15:51 Maritime leaders endorse green initiatives for shipping
15:30 Mitsui to make entry into subsea support vessel business through acquisition of shares in AKOFS Offshore
15:04 Eighty-two Crowley vessels honored with Jones F. Devlin Awards in recognition of 613 combined years of safe operations
14:59 GasLog Partners LP announces new charter agreement with Cheniere Energy
14:24 Small icebreakers of Project 22740 can be converted to run on LNG
14:05 Cheniere Energy and Cheniere Energy Partners announce definitive merger agreement
13:13 ABB brings efficiency and sustainability through system integration to two new Indian ferries
12:39 Dredging works commenced at the port of Ust-Luga
12:01 ABP Southampton publishes Air Quality Strategy with package of commitments
11:20 Bunker prices are down up at the port of Novorossiysk, Russia (graph)
11:01 Crowley adds 40 ISO tanks
10:45 Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant completed the series of six boom-laying boats
10:31 GTT receives an order from Hyundai Heavy Industries to design the tanks of a new LNG carrier
10:22 Brent Crude futures price up 0.41% to $75.41, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.59% to $65.3
10:05 Euroports increases pulp & paper warehousing capacity in Tarragona, Spain
10:00 RF Government expands the list of publicly funded projects in seaports and on IWW of Russia
09:37 Bunker prices continue going down at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:16 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,419 points

2018 June 19

18:06 100 million dollars to link the Nile with Suez Canal Region
17:03 DNV GL partners with the EU and Government of India to bring offshore wind to the Indian market
16:32 CMA CGM deploys its innovative solution for containers tracking, TRAXENS by CMA CGM
16:18 APM Terminals ‘Cool port’ barge service speeds up distribution from Rotterdam