• 2018 June 15 09:40

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 5M’18 grew by 2.7% Y-o-Y to 328.4 million tonnes (detalization)

    In January-May 2018, seaports of Russia handled 328.4 million tonnes of cargo (up 2.7%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled 156,4 million tonnes (+9.1%) including 63.7 million tonnes of coal (+3.6%), 21.9 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+12.5%), 21.9 million tonnes of grain (up 1.5 times), 13.3 million tonnes of ferrous metal (+7.7%), 7.7 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (+10.0%), 2.9 million tonnes of ore (+5.9%), 2.3 million tonnes of timber (+9.6%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 172.1 million tonnes (-2.5%) including 100.9 million tonnes of crude oil (-6.8%), 60.2 million tonnes of oil products (+0.3%) and 8.7 million tonnes of liquefied gas (+37.4%). 

    Exports totaled 254.7 million tonnes (+1.1%), imports - 15.2 million tonnes (+6.9%), transit - 26.7 million tonnes (+12.7%), coastal trade cargo - 31.9 million tonnes (+1.0%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 32.0 million tonnes (+9.0%, year-on-year) including 20.4 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+12.7%) and 11.6 million tonnes of dry cargo (+3.2%). The port of Murmansk handled 21.8 million tonnes (+3.5%), Arkhangelsk - 1.2 million tonnes (+25.7%). 

    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled 103.0 million tonnes (-1.5%) including 57.9 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-9.1%) and 45.1 million tonnes of dry cargo (+10.4%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 41.5 million tonnes (-1.4%), Primorsk - 22.6 million tonnes (-17.6%), Vysotsk - 7.5 million tonnes (-3.1%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 24.7 million tonnes (+15.6%), Kaliningrad - 6.1 million tonnes (+11.7%), Vyborg - 0.6 million tonnes (+21.8%).

    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Black Sea Basin handled  110.9 million tonnes (+6.5%) including 48.8 million tonnes of dry cargo (+16.1%) and 62.1 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-0.1%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 65.4 million tonnes (+7.1%), Rostov-on-Don - 6.6 million tonnes (+32.7%), Taganrog - 1.3 million tonnes (+31.2%), Tuapse - 11.2 million tonnes (-0.7%), Kavkaz - 10.0 million tonnes (-0.2%), Taman - 5.4 million tonnes (-17.0%), Kerch - 3.3 million tonnes (-8.7%).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 2.1 million tonnes грузов (+47.3%) including 1.2 million tonnes of dry cargo (+13.0%) and 0.9 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (up 2.4 times).  The port of Makhachkala handled 1.1 million tonnes (up 2.7 times), Olya – 131,600 tonnes (up 2 times), Astrakhan - 0.8 million tonnes (-10.8%). 

    Operators of seaports in the Far East Basin handled 80.5 million tonnes (+0.2%) including 49.7 million tonnes of dry cargo (+3.3%) and 30.8 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-4.4%). The port of Vladivostok handled 8.2 million tonnes (+21.0%), Prigorodnoye - 7.8 million tonnes (+1.1%), Olga - 0.7 million tonnes (+8.5%), Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky - 0.7 million tonnes (+35.2%), Vostochny - 28.8 million tonnes (-2.3%), Vanino - 12.4 million tonnes (-0.7%), Nakhodka - 10.1 million tonnes (-3.1%), De-Kastri - 4.7 million tonnes (-7.4%), Posiet - 3.0 million tonnes (-9.4%).

    Association of Commercial Sea Ports (ASOP) set up in 1987 unites over 50 organizations and enterprises of Russia’s maritime transport. ASOP comprises commercial seaports, forwarding and agency companies, scientific research institutes and marine educational institutions. Operational results of Russian port sector are based on statistics reports and cover all stevedoring companies operating in the Russian Federation.

2019 February 17

16:59 Coast Guard responds to vessel fire near Rockport, Texas
15:09 Kleven Shipyard delivers to Maersk sixth AHTS Maersk Maker
14:33 Danube high-speed low-wash ferry offers new level of efficiency and reliability
13:21 Interorient Marine Services Ltd. convicted and sentenced for oil discharge
12:39 USCG assists in rescue of five people from sunken vessel near Dutch Harbor
11:01 European ports welcome agreement on the European Maritime Single Window environment

2019 February 16

16:15 Ribbon-cutting kicks off ICTSI´s Batumi terminal expansion project
14:42 Höegh’s RoRo solution chosen for 112MT Transformer shipment
13:28 Torqeedo wins Innovation Award at Miami International Boat Show for powerful new inboard electric propulsion system
12:13 Telford Offshore beefs up its fleet
10:26 Chevron inks new LNG agreement with GS Caltex

2019 February 15

18:05 Noble Corporation announces purchase of a second newbuild jackup rig from PaxOcean
16:57 Port of Goole powered by £1 million solar installation
16:26 ABP continues support of Felixstowe Volunteer Coast Patrol Rescue Service
15:30 Sea Cup 2019 preliminaries kick off in Kamchatka
15:04 CNIIMF authorized to confirm conformity of dangerous cargo containers
13:59 Nevsky Shipyard starts cutting metal for cargo-passenger ship of PV22 project
13:32 Murmansk Sea Fishing Port handled 5,500 tonnes fish in Jan’2019, down 48% Y-o-Y
13:08 Fincantieri and Princess Cruises celebrate three construction milestones of three “Royal” class ships at the Monfalcone shipyard
12:45 Dredging under Sea Port Sukhodol project to exceed 7 mln cbm – details to be covered at the Congress
12:08 Port of Oakland import volume increased 9 percent January 2019
11:46 8 vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on February 14-15
11:27 Okskaya Sudoverf lays down seventh dry cargo carrier of Project RSD32M
11:08 DNV GL and Metalships & Docks ink class agreement for luxury sailing vessel
10:53 Throughput of Ukraine’s seaports in Jan’19 grew by 3.4% Y-o-Y to 11.19 million tonnes
10:29 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.63% to $64.98, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.57% to $54.72
10:08 EFIP welcomes the adoption of the European Parliament resolution on NAIADES II
09:41 Bunker prices are going up at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:16 Baltic Dry Index up down to 628 points
09:07 ICTSI inaugurates the expansion of its Batumi International Container Terminal
08:07 MAN Energy Solutions wins contract to supply the engines for a new harbour tug in Spain
07:41 Inmarsat announces new initiatives to support maritime, ports and logistics start-ups with Rainmaking and Bluetech

2019 February 14

18:03 Austal's LCS 20 completes acceptance trials
17:44 Royal Navy to discuss the future of unmanned and autonomous naval warfare at SMi's 3rd annual Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology 2019
17:22 Freight turnover of Neva-Metal (Saint-Petersburg) in January 2019 fell by 26% Y-o-Y to about 190,000 tonnes
17:03 MOL Techno-Trade takes part in marine environmental protection program
16:25 VTB acquires 100% of Novorossiysk Grain Terminal from NSCP Group
16:03 Port of Virginia container volume up 8.9% to 134,638 TEU in January 2019
16:03 Expert expects uncertainty on global fuel market next week
15:49 “K” Line’s LNGC makes maiden call from Ichthys LNG Project to Naoetsu LNG Terminal in Japan
15:40 BSTDB to finance construction of Lavna coal terminal under agreement with STLC
15:21 2nd Conference “Dangerous cargoes: new transportation requirements” to be held under the auspices of RF Chamber of Commerce and Industry
15:03 ONE renewes own loading record exceeding 19000TEUs
14:33 Maersk and PBF Logistics LP announce agreement for production and storage of 0.5% sulphur fuel on the U.S. East Coast
14:02 Port of Long Beach volumes decrease 0.1 percent to 657,286 TEU in Jan 2019
13:50 Multipurpose Transshipment Complex to be built in Primorsk
13:32 Port of Los Angeles volumes up 5.4 percent to 852,449 TEUs in January 2019
13:02 Port of Rotterdam throughput volume up to 469.0 million tonnes in 2018
12:46 Supply vessel OCEAN COOPER 2 sinks in Singapore waters
12:25 Baltic Sea Region cruise ports commit to reducing negative ecological impacts
11:27 Bunker prices are flat at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
11:09 Port of Marseille-Fos to deliver the first phase of the subsea cable landing infrastructure by Q3 2019
10:31 9 vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on February 13-14
10:09 GTT receives an order from Samsung Heavy Industries for the tank design of a new LNG Carrier for Minerva Gas
09:44 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.66% to $64.03, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.58% to $54.21
09:25 Baltic Dry Index is up to 608 points
09:08 ABB to power Iceland’s first electric ferry ABB to power Iceland’s first electric ferry

2019 February 13

18:10 Shell and partners start deep-water production at Lula North in Brazil
17:46 OLT Offshore LNG Toscana Regasification Terminal works at almost full capacity
17:23 Excelerate’s Northeast Gateway Deepwater Terminal reached a peak send-out flow rate