• 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 June 22

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
16:02 Multraship acquires an ASD Tug from Med Marine for Terneuzen operations