• 2018 October 11 17:22

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 9M’18 grew by 4% Y-o-Y to 604.2 million tonnes (detalization)

    In January-September 2018, seaports of Russia handled 604.2 million tonnes of cargo (up 4%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled 292.8 million tonnes (+7.3%) including 121.9 million tonnes of coal (+5.4%), 42.7 million tonnes of grain (+36.2%), 39.7 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+11.9%), 22.6 million tonnes of ferrous metal (+8.5%), 13.3 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (+2.9%), 4.1 million tonnes of timber (+6.0%), 3.2 million tonnes of metal scrap (+13.6%) and 2.8 million tonnes of ferrous metal (+2.6%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled  311.4 million tonnes (+1.1%) including 182.6 million tonnes of crude oil (-3.1%), 109.0 million tonnes of oil products (+2.9%) and 15.9 million tonnes of liquefied gas (up 1.5 times).

    Exports totaled 464.4 million tonnes (+3.7%), imports - 27.5 million tonnes (+3.2%), transit – 47.1 million tonnes (+9.7%), short-sea traffic - 65.2 million tonnes (+2.6%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 62.5 million tonnes (+15.0%, year-on-year) including 22.5 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+3.8%) and 39.9 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+22.5%). The port of Murmansk handled 40.8 million tonnes (+7.5%), Arkhangelsk - 2.2 million tonnes (+20.5%), Kandalaksha - 1.5 million tonnes (+39.8%).

    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Sea Basin handled 182.3 million tonnes (-1.1%) including 100.9 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-6.1%) and 81.3 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+5.8%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 72.4 million tonnes (-4.8%), Primorsk - 39.8 million tonnes -10.9%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 44.2 million tonnes (+12.0%), Vysotsk - 13.7 million tonnes (+6.1%), Kaliningrad - 10.8 million tonnes (+6.2%), Vyborg - 1.3 million tonnes (+21.9%).

    Operators of seaports in the Black Sea Basin handled 205.5 million tonnes (+5.2%) including 91.7 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+9.4%) and 113.8 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+2.0%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 115.5 million tonnes (+7.5%), Rostov-on-Don - 12.7 million tonnes (+22.5%), Azov - 8.2 million tonnes (up 1.6 times), Yeisk - 3.4 million tonnes (+4.5%), Temryuk - 2.7 million tonnes (+31.4%), Taganrog - 2.3 million tonnes (+12.3%), Kavkaz - 24.1 million tonnes (-5.6%), tuapse - 18.6 million tonnes (-7.0%), Taman - 10.2 million tonnes (-7.2%), Kerch - 6.3 million tonnes (-9.2%).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 3.6 million tonnes (+28.8%) including 2.0 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+1.8%) and 1.6 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (up 1.9 times).  The port of Makhachkala handled 1.8 million tonnes (up 1.9 times), Olya - 313.100 tonnes (up 1.8 times), Astrakhan - 1.4 million tonnes (-13.3%).

    Operators of seaports in the Far East Basin handled 150.5 million tonnes (+4.4%) including 95.3 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+7.5%) and 55.2 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-0.6%). Port Vostochny handled 52.3 million tonnes (+1.4%), Nakhodka - 18.3 million tonnes (+0.7%), Vladivostok - 15.6 million tonnes (+24.6%), De-Kastri - 9.1 million tonnes (+6.5%), Shakhtersk - 7.0 million tonnes (+34.3%), Korsakov - 1.3 million tonnes (+2.3%), Olga - 1.3 million tonnes (+12.2%), Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky - 1.2 million tonnes (+16.7%), Vanino - 22.0 million tonnes (-0.6%), Prigorodnoye - 12.5 million tonnes (-1.8%), Posiet - 5.5 million tonnes (-3.8%).

    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 December 11

17:59 ASW Severomorsk of RF Navy's Northern Fleet makes a call to the Republic of Djibouti
17:33 Diesel submarine of RF Navy’s Pacific Fleet conducted training exercise in the Sea of Japan
17:10 Port of Antwerp International to consult USPA on tariff setting, concession and environmental policy
16:46 Van Oord supports the 6th Forum of Dredging Companies as its Sponsor
16:21 Yamal LNG reached full capacity
16:02 Hapag-Lloyd announces rates from Indian Subcontinent & Pakistan to North Europe
15:32 Georgia Ports Authority on track for 4.3M TEUs in 2018
15:20 Four new sponsors confirmed to join line-up at 2019’s Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology conference
15:02 Hapag-Lloyd announces rates from Middle East to North Europe
14:48 Draft law on Arctic administration approved in the third reading by Russia’s State Duma
14:32 ECSA welcomes the decision by the EU Commission to update the EU list of ship recycling facilities
14:02 Global Ship Lease announces new long-term charter agreements with CMA CGM
13:32 Maersk Broker Bulk Chartering and Wonsild Dry to merge as of January 2019
13:15 Throughput of port Kavkaz in 11M’18 grew by 13% Y-o-Y to 45.61 million tonnes
13:02 COSCO SHIPPING Ports and Abu Dhabi Ports inaugurate CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal
12:46 Throughput of Russian seaports in 11M’18 grew by 4.2% to 746.81 million tonnes
12:13 Alfa Laval sells more than 100 GCU units for LNG newbuilds
12:01 Overseas Shipholding Group and American Shipping Company jointly announce extension of tanker charters
11:44 One icebreaker escort operation performed in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on December 10-11
11:40 The second phase of IMO-implemented safe and sustainable ship recycling project in Bangladesh starts
11:17 Bunker prices are flat at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
10:58 NYK сoncludes long-term charter agreement for three LNG carriers with MC
10:30 MAN Cryo and partners develop marine liquid-hydrogen fuel-gas system
10:05 Port of Gdansk reports new quarterly record
09:39 Brent Crude futures price up 0.37% to $60.19, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.31% to $51.16
09:16 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,385 points

2018 December 10

18:08 US major retail container ports imports reach 2 million containers in October 2018
17:50 Taganrog Sea Commercial Port spent USD 67,300 for its environmental programme in 9M’2018, up 6% YoY
17:27 Icebreakers of FSUE Rosmorport assisted 322 ships in navigation season 2018-2019
17:06 Nexans awarded contract for the manufacturing, delivery and installation of 350 kV HVDC submarine cable in the Philippines
16:49 Throughput of port Riga (Latvia) in 11M’18 climbed by 6.5% Y-o-Y to 33.1 million tonnes
16:33 Konstantin Ponomarev appointed as head of RS Nuclear Ships Branch
16:10 Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative launches new online platform
15:58 MOL to participate in construction, ownership, operation of FSRU for Jawa 1 gas-fired IPP project in Indonesia
15:52 MOL LNG сarrier LNG Fukurokuju rescues castaway
15:26 Gasum consolidates its position as the leading Nordic LNG provider
14:58 NIBULON Shipbuilding and Repair Yard adds a new high-capacity German crane to its cranes
14:25 BIMCO publishes two 2020 sulphur clauses
14:00 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO down to RUB 16,794 in RF spot market
13:09 EU NAVFOR marks 10 years of operations
12:44 Pertti Korhonen to chair Traffic Management Finland BoD
12:07 Incheon Port container traffic increases by 10.4% in October 2018
11:51 Beginning of icebreaker assistance period announced at Big Port St. Petersburg
11:30 Cargo traffic in Volga Basin of Russia’s IWW in navigation season 2018 fell by 14.6% Y-o-Y to 36.662 million tonnes
11:07 Verifavia Shipping signs cooperations with 8 ROs to support IMO DCS verification
10:48 Port of Liepaja (Latvia) handled 6.89 million tonnes of cargo in 11M'18, up 13.8% Y-o-Y
10:24 Port of HaminaKotka throughput in 11M’2018 grew by 11.5% Y-o-Y to 14.89 million tonnes
10:07 Oman signs Jeddah Amendment on illicit maritime activity
09:45 Brent Crude futures price up 0.45% to $61.95, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.17% to $52.52
09:19 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,372 points
09:07 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to the Middle East Gulf
08:07 Torqeedo displays 2019’s new electric boating products at Salon Nautique International de Paris
07:34 chainPORT concludes its 4th Annual Meeting at the Port of Barcelona

2018 December 9

17:01 Jan De Nul starts beach protection project in Benin
16:06 MOL to participate in construction, ownership, operation of FSRU for Jawa 1 Gas-Fired IPP Project in Indonesia
14:40 Coast Guard continues search for survivors of capsized migrant vessel off Dominican Republic
13:38 CMA CGM announces FAK rates for Asia-Middle East Gulf trade
11:39 MHI Vestas clinches largest MW turbine order for Scotland's Moray Firth

2018 December 8

17:15 Huntington Ingalls Industries names Herman Shelanski as new VP, Business Development at it's shipbuilding division
16:07 Gladding-Hearn built pilot boat delivered to Southwest Alaska Pilots Association