• 2018 September 11 16:29

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 8M’18 grew by 3.4% Y-o-Y to 535.6 million tonnes (detalization)

    In January-August 2018, seaports of Russia handled 535.6 million tonnes of cargo (up 3.4%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled 258,7 million tonnes (+7.6%) including 107.8 million tonnes of coal (+4.9%), 37.0 million tonnes of grain (+45.1%), 35.4 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+11.9%), 20.4 million tonnes of ferrous metal (+8.7%), 11.6 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (+1.4%), 3.6 million tonnes of timber (+5.4%), 2.8 million tonnes of metal scrap (+15.7%) and 2.5 million tonnes of non-ferrous metal (+1.0%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 276.9 million tonnes (-0.1%) including 162.1 million tonnes of crude oil (-4.5%), 97.4 million tonnes of oil products (+2.4%) and 13.8 million tonnes of liquefied gas (+46.0%).

    Exports totaled 412.7 million tonnes (+3.3%), imports - 24.4 million tonnes (+2.0%), transit – 42.2 million tonnes (+9.5%), short-sea traffic – 56.4 million tonnes (+1.0%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled  53.9 million tonnes (+10.8%, year-on-year) including 34.1 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+15.5%) and 19.8 million tonnes of dry cargo (+3.6%). The port of Murmansk handled 35.6 million tonnes (+4.1%), Arkhangelsk - 1.9 million tonnes (+22.9%).

    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled 162.6 million tonnes (-1.2%) including 90.4 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-6.1%) and 72.2 million tonnes of dry cargo (+5.6%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 64.5 million tonnes (-4.5%), Primorsk - 35.8 million tonnes (-10.8%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 39.4 million tonnes (+11.7%), Vysotsk - 12.1 million tonnes (+2.7%), Kaliningrad - 9.7 million tonnes (+8.0%), Vyborg - 1.2 million tonnes (+22.9%).

    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Black Sea Basin handled 182.0 million tonnes (+5.3%) including 80.5 million tonnes of dry cargo (+10.9%) and 101.6 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+1.2%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 103.2 million tonnes (+6.7%), Rostov-on-Don - 11.3 million tonnes (+26.7%), Temryuk - 2.4 million tonnes (+31.3%), Taganrog - 2.0 million tonnes (+14.1%), Kavkaz - 20.3 million tonnes (-5.8%), Tuapse - 17.2 million tonnes (-3.5%), Taman - 8.7 million tonnes (-12.3%), Kerch - 5.6 million tonnes (-7.9%).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled  3.3 million tonnes (+36.2%) including 1.8 million tonnes of dry cargo (+6.6%) and 1.5 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (up 2.1 times).  The port of Makhachkala handled 1.7 million tonnes (up two-fold), Olya – 280,700 tonnes (2-fold). The ort of Astrakhan handled 1.3 million tonnes (-9.7%).

    Operators of seaports in the Far East handled  133.7 million tonnes (+3.5%) including 84.5 million tonnes of dry cargo (+7.1%) and 49.2 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-2.2%). Port Vostochny handled 46.8 million tonnes (+1.2%), Vladivostok - 13.8 million tonnes (+24.8%), Prigorodnoye - 11.4 million tonnes (+0.8%), Shakhtersk - 6.0 million tonnes (+41.1%), Olga - 1.1 million tonnes (+10.8%), Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky - 1.1 million tonnes (+20.9%), Vanino - 19.4 million tonnes (-3.0%), De-Kastri – 7.9 million tonnes (-3.7%), Posiet - 5.0 million tonnes (-3.5%), Nakhodka - 16.4 million tonnes (flat year-on-year).

    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.


2018 September 24

11:16 Longline factory ship Marlin laid down by Severnaya Verf shipyard to feature 40% of local content
10:54 Damen performs float-out of Australian icebreaker
10:52 NOVATEK increases number of Management Board members
10:28 Smart shipping to be under the spotlight at Seatrade Maritime Middle East
10:05 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,413 points
09:43 Brent Crude futures price up 1.25% to $79.22, Light Sweet Crude – up 1.2% to $71.63
09:21 Freeport of Riga’s project on construction of Krievu Island Terminal enters its final phase
09:00 Vice Premier Han Zheng inspected COSCO-PSA terminal in Singapore
08:14 International maritime community reaffirms cooperation in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore

2018 September 23

10:47 DEME unveils innovative nodule collector pre-prototype ‘Patania II’
10:33 Global Ship Lease secures additional charter coverage and adds Maersk Line to charterer portfolio
10:30 Hapag-Lloyd announces rates from Latin America to North Europe and South Europe

2018 September 21

18:06 Forth Ports wins prestigious award for community work
17:44 NCSP Group's cargo turnover for January–July 2018 totaled 82,351 thousand tons
17:28 First ISO-container ever loaded with liquefied natural gas at the LNG terminal in Świnoujście
17:06 Gibdock, RSP Systems and New Zealand fisheries choose LR
16:31 Outlook for marine cargo insurance challenging but opportunities remain for underwriters, says IUMI
16:04 Babcock ecoSMRT receives LR acknowledgement for ship application
15:09 Trafigura holds naming ceremony for first of 35 newbuild crude oil and product tankers
14:56 IBIA takes part in SIBCON 2018
14:27 Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard launches Pola Fiva, fifth dry cargo carrier of Project RSD59 built for Pola Rise
14:09 British International Freight Association fumes over sulphur surcharge
13:52 Ukraine’s water transport carried 0.5 million passengers in 8M’18, up 10.5%, Y-o-Y
13:31 Maersk’s regional carriers go to market under one brand
13:09 GE Shipping takes delivery of Secondhand Very Large Gas Carrier “ Jag Vasant ”
12:50 ABP aims for frictionless trade with blockchain
12:28 Cargo transportation by Ukraine’s water transport declined by 1.9% to 3.6 million tonnes in 8M’18
12:09 COSCO SHIPPING Tanker (Dalian) takes delivery of 319,000 dwt Mt Cosnew Lake
11:07 Odfjell finalizes sale of Rotterdam tank terminal
10:36 ABP promotes South Wales ports as cruise destinations
10:07 Georgia Ports plan 8 million TEU capacity by 2028
09:54 Brent Crude futures price up 0.06% to $78.75, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.14% to $70.22
09:35 Bunker prices are going up at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:16 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,396 points
09:03 APL’s Eagle Express service makes a solution for precise logistics management
08:07 Yang Ming to upgrade China-Vietnam-Thailand service
07:20 Iskes Towage names twin Damen ASD Tugs 3212 Mars and Mercurius

2018 September 20

21:17 Expert says production declines and geopolitical unrest may push bunker prices up
18:02 SITC holds naming & delivery ceremony for M/V “SITC TOYOHASHI”
17:54 Sovcomflot participates in Eastern Economic Forum’s business programme
17:30 Kurt Bodewig appointed as new European Coordinator for Motorways of the Sea
17:07 Port of Singapore holds annual multi-agency ferry emergency exercise
16:46 IAPH regional conference sets pan-African ports agenda
16:25 UAE to host Dubai Marine Insurance Conference 2018 on November 20-21
16:07 Governments of New Zealand and Australian announce fumigation requirement for import cargos
15:48 Sovcomflot is a Partner of the Second Conference “LNG Fleet and LNG Bunkering in Russia”
15:32 NYK product tanker rescues 28 fishermen off the coast of Colombia
15:04 CMA CGM announces GRR from Asia to West Africa
14:56 Admiralteiskie Verfi launches the Kronshtadt, diesel-electric submarine of Project 677
14:32 DNV GL releases autonomous and remotely operated ship guideline (UPDATE)
14:04 Port of Long Beach awarded $4.2 mln security grant
13:32 ABS supports innovative yacht design with dedicated guidance notes and software
13:20 Finnish Transport Agency: international seaborne transport volumes show significant boost
13:04 Port of Antwerp works on structural solutions to improve mobility
12:43 Arctic group of RF Navy’s Northern Fleet enters Chukchi Sea through Bering Strait
12:30 Wison receives AiP from LR for 300MW FSRP
12:04 Port of Rotterdam and Rönesans Holding sign agreement for petrochemical industrial zone in Turkey
11:49 IMO to start consideration of legal framework for low-flashpoint diesel
11:30 Gulftainer signs 50-year, $600 million concession to operate and expand Port of Wilmington in Delaware, USA
11:18 Fuel oil prices are going up the Far East ports of Russia (graph)