• 2018 June 8 11:53

    Representative office of the Caspian Shipping Company opened in Greece

    After a long break, CJSC Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company has restored its operation in foreign waters in 2014 by the respective order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and took series of effective measures in this regard. In the past four years, number of vessels sailing outside Caspian basin – in the Sea of Azov, Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea increased by 13, out of which 11 are dry cargo vessels, while 2 are tankers. These vessels floating under our three-colors flag are operated by companies “Caspdry” and “Casptankers” established by the Caspian Shipping Company in Turkey.

    All these testify to the fact that CJSC Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company managed to strengthen its position in foreign waters to the great extent. Nowadays, main target of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company is to develop into a leading company in liquid and cargo transportations.

    Indeed, measures actively taken by Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company and country’s steady development have contributed to increased opportunities for Azerbaijani sailors in international waters. Of course, it has direct impact on strengthening of staff potential and development of highly professional sailors in the Caspian Shipping Company.

    One more successful step was taken by CJSC Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company to expand and strengthen its operation in international waters.  From now on, the Company will have a representative office in Athena, a capital city of Greece located on key sea transport routes.

    Opening ceremony of the newly established representative office was attended by Eldar Aliyev, charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Greece, representative of international classification companies, staff members of the Caspian Shipping Company and businesses.

    In his speech, Rauf Valiyev, chairman of CJSC Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company informed participants on large- scale transport- infrastructure projects implemented recently in Azerbaijan. He stated that Azerbaijan has become a hub which connects the continents of Asia and Europe. Rauf Valiyev updated participants on detailed information on East-West and North-South transport corridors. Besides, he drew attention of participants to Trans-Caspian International Transport Corridor, which connects Chinese and European markets. Rauf Valiyev also briefed participants on Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company, one of the key actors of this corridor, which has been preparing to mark its 160th anniversary. It was further mentioned that Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company has constantly renewed its fleet and strengthened its personnel to meet new challenges associated with this ever-increasing route. With staff members over 9 thousands, the Company owns two big fleets.  Caspian Transport Fleet is composed of 52 vessels, while Caspian Sea Oil Fleet has 212 vessels of different purpose. Besides, Ship Repair Yards, Azerbaijan State Marine Academy and Training and Education Center operated under Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company, which help the Company to increase its competitiveness in international waters.

    In addition, B2B meetings were organized during the event. To discuss cooperation prospects between Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company and several international companies. 

    A video commercial demonstrating the favorable geographical location, nature, culture and history, as well as economic development and large- scale transport- infrastructure projects, including history of development of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company was presented during the ceremony.




2018 August 14

11:29 Rosterminalugol’s seven-month coal throughput hits the 13-million tonne mark
11:11 Crude oil futures price rises to $73.28 (London) and $67.81 (New York)
11:01 Diana Shipping announces continuation of time charter contract for m/v Protefs and a new time charter contract for m/v Nirefs with Hudson
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
16:43 Swire Seabed's Seabed Worker commences new project with the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) to collect seabed data in the Norwegian Sea
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
13:27 Cargo traffic at Port of Riga in Jan-Jul up 4.4% to 20.8 million tonnes
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
10:35 Crude oil futures price falls 0.34% to $72.56 in London and 0.28% to $67.44 in New York
10:21 The fire in the Port of Antwerp may continue for several days
10:09 Cheniere and CPC sign 25-year LNG sale and purchase agreement
09:51 Cargill opens innovation center to help raise fish farming standards in Indonesia
09:32 Leaders of five Capsian states sign Convention on legal status of the Caspian Sea
09:18 Baltic Dry Index edges down to 1691 points

2018 August 12

10:23 Viking Supply Ships AS sells three Icebreakers
10:14 Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners appoints Security Director
08:21 Polarcus awarded 3D project in West Africa
07:16 CMA CGM announces PSS from Brazil to West, South and East Africa, Middle East, Indian Ocean & West Coast of North India

2018 August 11

09:18 Major ports of India register growth of 4.13% in April - July 2018
08:07 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to the Middle East Gulf
07:12 Freeport of Riga Authority renews its integrated management system certification
07:10 LNG carrier Pskov loads first cargo from Yamal LNG second train

2018 August 10

18:29 HHLA Real Estate announces new appointments
18:19 Gulf Island Fabrication reports Q2 results
17:35 Yang Ming reveals H1 2018 financial report
17:05 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to Red Sea
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
12:31 Port of Long Beach container volumes drop by 4.4 percent in July 2018
12:01 Maersk and IBM introduce TradeLens blockchain shipping solution
11:39 Aker Solutions secures work on Johan Sverdrup
11:39 Port of Rotterdam Authority to replace a section of the slopes