• 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 November 13

18:06 Navios Containers seeks to list on a U.S. stock exchange
17:53 BIMCO adopts 2020 bunker clauses
17:34 CMA CGM to revamp its CIMEX 2K2 service
17:11 Nevsky Shipyard takes part in «Transport of Russia» exhibition
16:56 NOVATEK shipped first LNG cargo to CNOOC
16:34 KOTUG and Petroconsult join forces to establish KOTUG PETRO Maritime (KPM)
16:20 Ttraining on oil spill preparedness and response held for countries in eastern Africa
16:04 Diana Shipping announces the sale of a Panamax dry bulk vessel
15:55 Throughput of port Kavkaz in 10M’18 grew by 19% Y-o-Y to 42.6 million tonnes
15:34 Royal IHC wins KNVTS Ship of the Year for SCHELDT RIVER
15:03 Damco launches a dedicated warehouse for Barry Callebaut and inaugurates a new facility in the heart of Poland
14:41 MAN Cryo to design and deliver LNG regasification terminal
14:25 LUKOIL reports preliminary operating data for Q3 and 9M’2018
14:03 COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry and GTT sign agreement for LNG carrier repairs
13:42 Alfa Laval wins two orders to supply Framo pumping systems to oil platforms in the North Sea
13:13 HH Ferries Group officially inaugurates two battery-powered passenger ferries
12:48 BIMCO launches survey to highlight biofouling management
12:24 HHLA container throughput up by 1.0 percent in the first nine months of 2018
12:07 Torqeedo reveals new products for electric mobility on the water
11:51 Bunker prices are still high in the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
11:22 Throughput of port Riga (Latvia) in 10M’18 climbed by 6.5% Y-o-Y to 29.9 million tonnes
10:53 RF Navy's training ship Perekop returns from distant cruise
10:29 Brent Crude futures price down 1.04% to $69.39, Light Sweet Crude – down 1.33% to $59.13
10:10 ABP invests £1 million in Port of Lowestoft as part of energy hub vision
09:44 National maritime transport policy training held for Mexican officials
09:16 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,125 points
09:07 Valencia Containerised Freight Index rises 2.57% and stands at 1,105.61 points
08:07 ERMA FIRST obtains USCG type approval for ballast water treatment system using FILTREX filters
07:18 Long Beach cargo volumes up 5.4 percent in October 2018

2018 November 12

18:01 Major ASW ship Severomorsk of RF Navy's Northern Fleet participates in Russian-Japanese exericse in the Gulf of Aden
17:42 Maritime Administration of Ukraine announced selection of 13 seaport captains
17:04 Maersk Line announces FAK rates from Northern Europe to Middle East and ISC
16:56 Danish shipyard orders large equipment package from Rolls-Royce
16:54 Wan Hai Lines orders 20 new vessels
16:50 Throughput of Rostov-on-Don port in 10M’18 up 18% Y-o-Y to 21.1 million tonnes
16:34 CMA CGM announces GRR from Asia to South Africa
16:22 RF Ministry of Industry and Trade announces tender for R&D and designing of marine systems and technologies
16:04 Bigger share of modal split envisaged for inland shipping in the Baltic Sea Region
15:51 RF Ministry of Industry and Trade announces tender for documentation on construction of Leader icebreaker
15:34 IMRF and The Nautical Institute sign MOU
15:20 Port of Liepaja (Latvia) handled 6.24 million tonnes of cargo in 10M'18, up 19% Y-o-Y
15:04 Yang Ming reports its financial results for 2018 Q3
14:46 Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg completes New Leaders project
14:31 ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland sign partnership agreement for cybersecurity services
14:03 Maersk Line announces rates from North Europe to Far East Asia
13:47 ICTSI plans to invest over P5 billion in Iloilo ports
13:28 Baltiysky Zavod shipyard loaded reactors onto nuclear-powered icebreaker Ural, second serial ship of Project 22220
12:40 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO down to RUB 20,508 in RF spot market
11:57 Reduced Klaipeda seaport charges for container ships to boost shipping development
11:34 IMO supports equal opportunities for women in fisheries
11:12 Trinidad and Tobago benefits from IMO port security training
10:49 RF Navy's Northern Fleet holds exercise to assist a submarine in distress
10:13 Brent Crude futures price up 1.55% to $71.27, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.96% to $60.77
09:56 Port of HaminaKotka throughput in 10M’2018 up 12.8% Y-o-Y to 13.57 million tonnes
09:34 Throughput of port Helsinki (Finland) in 10M'18 up 4.8% Y-o-Y to 12.38 million tonnes
09:15 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,147 points
09:08 Global Maritime Administrators attend the 8th Maritime Public Leaders’ Programme in Singapore
08:51 TORM establishes joint venture with Guangzhou Shipyard International and ME Production to manufacture scrubbers to reduce sulfur emissions

2018 November 11

11:19 Maersk Line increases FAK rates from Far East Asia to Mediterranean
10:16 Day Tourist Tax for cruise passengers to apply to sea cruise and river cruise passengers in Amsterdam