• 2018 July 18 09:40

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 6M’18 grew by 2.8% Y-o-Y to 394.8 million tonnes (detalization)

    In January-June 2018, seaports of Russia handled 394.8 million tonnes of cargo (up 2.8%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled 188.8 million tonnes (+8.5%) including 78.3 million tonnes of coal (+4.1%), 26.6 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+12.8%), 25.2 million tonnes of grain (up 1.6 times), 15.6 million tonnes of ferrous metal (+5.8%), 9.2 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (+7.0%), 7.1 million tonnes of cargo carried by ferries (-23.8%), 3.5 million tonnes of ore (+7.1%) and 2.6 million tonnes of timber (+3.1%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 206.0 million tonnes (-2.0%) including 120.4 million tonnes of crude oil (-6.6%), 72.4 million tonnes of oil products (+0.9%) and 10.5 million tonnes of liquefied gas (+45.7%).

    Exports totaled 305.4 million tonnes (+2.3%), imports - 18.4 million tonnes (+5.0%), transit - 31.8 million tonnes (+10.3%), coastal trade cargo – 39.2 million tonnes (+0.0%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 38.3 million tonnes (+7.2%, year-on-year) including 24.2 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+9.2%) and 14.1 million tonnes of dry cargo (+3.8%). Exports accounted for 65.2%, imports – for 0.5%, coastal trade cargo – 34.3%. No transit cargo was handled in the Arctic Basin. The port of Murmansk handled 25.9 million tonnes (+1.4%), Arkhangelsk - 1.4 million tonnes (+23.0%), Kandalaksha - 1.0 million tonnes (up 1.6 times).

    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled122.6 million tonnes (-1.6%) including 68.5 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-8.3%) and 54.1 million tonnes of dry cargo (+8.4%). Exports accounted for 89.3%, imports - 8.3%, coastal trade cargo and transit cargo – for 1.6% and 0.8% accordingly. The port of Ust-Luga handled 49.1 million tonnes (-3.6%), Primorsk - 26.8 million tonnes (-14.6%), Vysotsk - 9.0 million tonnes (-1.3%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 29.7 million tonnes (+14.2%), Kaliningrad - 7.2 million tonnes (+9.2%), Vyborg - 0.8 million tonnes (+28.5%).

    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Black Sea Basin handled 133.3 million tonnes (+5.8%) including 58.1 million tonnes of dry cargo (+14.0%) and 75.2 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+0.2%). Exports accounted for 63.5%, imports – for 3.0%, transit – for 22.1%, coastal trade cargo – for 11.4%.  The port of Novorossiysk handled 78.0 million tonnes (+7.0%), Rostov-on-Don - 7.8 million tonnes (+27.3%), Azov - 4.7 million tonnes (up 1.6 times), Temryuk - 1.7 million tonnes (+28.9%), Taganrog - 1.5 million tonnes (+23.5%), Tuapse - 13.3 million tonnes (-1.4%), Kavkaz – to 13.1 million tonnes (-3.1%), Taman – to 6.1 million tonnes (-18.7%), Kerch - 4.0 million tonnes (-6.3%).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 2.4 million tonnes (+39.1%) including 1.4 million tonnes of dry cargo (+10.4%) and 1.0 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (up 2.1 times). Exports accounted for 50.7%, imports – for 4.3%, transit – for 41.3%, coastal trade cargo – for 3.7%.  The port of Makhachkala handled 1.3 million tonnes (up 2.3 times), Olya – 179,000 tonnes (up 2.1 times), Astrakhan - 1.0 million tonnes (-12.1%).

    Operators of seaports in the Far East Basin handled 98.2 million tonnes (+2.3%) including 61.1 million tonnes of dry cargo (+5.0%) and 37.0 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-1.7%). Exports accounted for 87.2%, imports – for 3.5%, transit – for 0.4%, coastal trade cargo - 8.9%. The port of Vladivostok handled 10.0 million tonnes (+23.6%), Prigorodnoye - 9.2 million tonnes (+6.6%), Shakhtersk - 2.9 million tonnes (+32.3%), Korsakov - 0.8 million tonnes (+4.6%), Vostochny - . 34.6 million tonnes (-0.8%), Vanino - 14.8 million tonnes (-1.6%), Nakhodka - 12.2 million tonnes (-1.0%), De-Kastri - 5.8 million tonnes (-6.2%), Posiet - 3.7 million tonnes (-8.7%).

    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 June 16

13:47 Diana Shipping Inc. announces the sale of a Panamax dry bulk vessel, the MV Thetis
12:47 WSC unveils its hybrid patrol vessel at Seawork 2019
11:41 GasLog Partners LP announces new multi-year charter agreement with Gunvor

2019 June 15

15:44 Wight Shipyard rolls out its new windfarm support vessel concept at Seawork Int'l 2019
13:17 Malta Freeport hosts its first LNG-powered container ship
12:53 Petrobras closes the sale of TAG
11:41 USCG, local partners respond to sailing vessel aground off Magic Island
08:43 Vessel training simulation underway at Tema Port’s new Terminal 3

2019 June 14

18:05 Ole Martin Grimsrud appointed CFO of Aker Solutions
17:44 USCG Cordova FOL crew saves man stranded for three days on Montague Island
17:05 Knud E. Hansen wins two separate contracts for innovative large RoRo vessels
16:41 Hapag-Lloyd to increase rates from North East Asia to Australia
16:26 Murmansk Sea Fishing Port handled 90,300 tonnes of cargo in Jan-May’2019, down 38.7% Y-o-Y
16:05 CMA CGM announces GRR from Asia to South Africa
15:14 “K” Line receives recognition for vessel speed reduction programs in the West Coast of North America
15:00 UK maritime industry leaders debate decarbonization, digital technologies and the future of safety at the annual ABS UK National Committee meeting
14:00 China Railway Container Transport signs strategic cooperation agreement with SITC International Holdings
13:38 Container throughput of Vladivostok Sea Fishing Port in 5M’2019 up 39% YoY to 89,649 TEUs
13:09 Algoma increases its interest in in the CSL International Pool
12:41 Port of Klaipeda (Lithuania) handled 19.77 million tonnes of cargo in 5M’2019, up 8.5% Y-o-Y
12:09 Global Ship Lease announces new charter agreements
11:32 Bunker prices continue going down at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
11:09 ECSA issues statement on suspected attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman
10:51 France signs up to fishing vessel training treaty
10:30 Zhatai Shipyard to let build up to 10 river ships and scrap at least two ships per year
10:07 Jan De Nul plans to reduce CO₂ emissions by 15% a year
09:49 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.64% to $61.69, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.36% to $52.47
09:30 MacGregor automated mooring solution specified for the world's first autonomous and zero-emission container ship, Yara Birkeland
09:16 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,062 points
09:07 GTT receives an order from HHI to design the tanks of two new LNG carriers
08:53 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, June 14
08:00 Long Beach cargo volumes down 16.6% to 573,623 TEUs in May 2019
07:01 Port of Los Angeles volumes up 7.8 percent to 828,662 TEUs in May 2019
06:58 MPA publishes second edition of guides on IMO 2020

2019 June 13

18:26 Maritime Technology Framework strengthens ties between DSME and DNV GL
18:05 J-ENG presents the latest technologies about MGO mono-fuel engine (UEC-LSJ), together with UEC42LSH and LP-EGR at 29th CIMAC World Congress
17:49 Port of Gdansk delegation takes part in IAPH conference, Guangzhou
17:28 Throughput of port Kaliningrad in Jan-May’2019 fell by 18% Y-o-Y to 4.98 million tonnes
17:04 Throughput of port Vyborg in Jan-May’2019 fell by 39% Y-o-Y to 373,000 tonnes
16:45 MarineTraffic partners with exactEarth to deliver most comprehensive vessel tracking yet
16:23 Throughput of port Primorsk in Jan-May’2019 grew by 8% Y-o-Y to 24.43 million tonnes
16:04 MarineTraffic partners with satellite AIS data provider exactEarth
15:39 Freight turnover of Neva-Metal (Saint-Petersburg) in 5M’19 fell by 10% Y-o-Y to 1.18 million tonnes
14:42 Viking Line announces additional departures on Helsinki-Tallinn routes during summer season
14:21 Throughput of port Vysotsk in Jan-May'2019 climbed by 8% Y-o-Y to 8.06 million tonnes
14:03 Hunter Group chooses OSM for technical management of newbuild VLCC fleet
13:49 Palau is approved by IMO as STCW White List member state
13:48 Jotun signs agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries for a new type of marine paint
13:32 Bunker prices continue going down at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
13:14 J-ENG rolls out its latest engine technologies at 29th CIMAC World Congress
12:39 Port of Ust-Luga handled 45.24 million tonnes in 5M’19, up 9% Y-o-Y
12:04 Jumbo awarded transportation & installation contract for Yunlin WTG foundations offshore Taiwan
11:03 Damen Marine Components acquires WK Hydraulics
10:50 Throughput of Port St. Petersburg in Jan-May'2019 climbed by 1% Y-o-Y to 25.01 million tonnes
10:36 Oshima Shipbuilding and DNV GL sign strategic cooperation
10:26 Damen Anchor & Chain Factory inks agreement with Fendercare at Seawork
10:11 Throughput of port Helsinki (Finland) in Jan-May’19 fell by 6.5% to 6 million tonnes (table)
09:52 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.57% to $60.3, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.16% to $51.22
09:33 Bunker prices fall down at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:14 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,080 points