• 2019 February 1 15:19

    Shipments of dark oil products from Petersburg Oil Terminal grew by 2.2% to 4.6 million tonnes in 2018

    Petersburg Oil Terminal (POT, Big Port St. Petersburg) has summarized its results achieved in 2018. The company’s share I transshipment of oil products via Big Port St. Petersburg decreased by 3% to 84%. Meanwhile, total transshipment showed a slight growth. In 2018, the terminal shipped 4.6 million tonnes of dark oil products (heavy fuel oil), 2.2% more than in 2017.

    According to the statement, transshipment of light oil products showed a faster growth but their share in total volumes handled by POT is minor so far. In the reporting period, the terminal shipped 3.1 million tonnes of kerosene and diesel fuel, up 63%, year-on-year.

    “Exports of oil products via the ports of the Russian Federation do not generally depend on refining volumes which have been showing stagnation in Russia from 2014, a year marked by a peak result. The loading of our suppliers, refineries, depends on numerous factors including the demand for oil products, tax policy, global oil prices, OPEC+ decisions etc. A for terminals, key long-term trend is essential for the cargo mix and the method of transportation: exports of dark oil products by railways and rivers is are decreasing amid the growth of diesel fuel shipments by pipelines. POT is not an exception: with oil refinery volumes in the Russian Federation in 2017 and 2018 exceeding those of 2016, POT showed a growth but refinery volumes in 2017-18 were below those of 2010-15”, comments Mikhail Skigin, Chairman of POT BoD.

    Among other achievements of 2018, Mikhail Skigin mentioned the start for implementation of the strategic project – construction of a new tank of 40,000 cbm in capacity. Environmental initiative of the terminal deserve special attention. POT was the first in the Russian part of the Baltic Sea to place a complex of floating booms. Besides, the company successfully put into operation its emergency response team.

    “The scope of transshipment depends a lot on the market situation which has not been very favorable in recent years. In this conditions we should work towards efficiency. POT management succeeds so far – the terminal has laid the foundation for further renovation and gradual transition from dark oil products to the light ones. Our environmental initiatives are a good news since our task is not only being an efficient company and the best taxpayer with annual contribution of hundreds of millions of rubles. We should also pursue a policy of sustainable development in all spheres”, said Mikhail Skigin.

    Petersburg Oil Terminal offers hi-tech acceptance and storage of oil products delivered by railways, rivers and roads as well as transshipment of oil products onto sea going ships.




2019 July 18

18:05 Future expectations for MPS Terminal 3 in the port in Tema outlined with Government delegation
17:24 PGNiG acquires interest in another gas field in the North Sea
17:18 DNV GL supports 2020 sulphur compliance with online Ship Implementation Plan
17:05 OOCL announces new Middle East / Indian Subcontinent – North Europe Service
16:35 Consortium including DEME and Jan De Nul explores pioneering high-wave offshore solar technology
16:07 Large maritime market players join hands to create high-wave offshore solar panels
15:52 State Duma makes it easier for foreign tourists to visit Russia’s Arctic
15:35 Incat Tasmania delivers new 111-metre ferry to Spain operator Naviera Armas
15:18 Hapag-Lloyd launches South-East India – Europe Express Service // IEX to start operations in October 2019
15:01 Operation ATALANTA welcomes ESPS CANARIAS
14:26 Bunker prices are slightly down at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
14:00 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v Selina with Ausca
13:44 PortNews Media Group's anniversary celebration photo release
13:22 Aleksey Khaidukov as President of Novoship
13:00 Global Ports Holding invites proposals for Duty Free and Travel Retail operations at Malaga, Zadar, Cagliari and Catania cruise ports
12:47 East Mining Company eyes arranging offshore transshipment of coal in Kamchatka under Tata project
12:09 Wärtsilä posts financial results for January-June 2019
11:53 Construction of LNG-powered icebreakers to be financed by NOVATEK – Vyacheslav Ruksha
11:31 RF Deputy PM Maksim Akimov set a task to begin dredging in the Gulf of Ob not later than on 1 August 2019
11:09 Port of Muuga strengthened with new ferry connection to Finland
10:48 Primorsky MRC terminal to offer fully closed transshipment of loose cargo
10:30 MAN Energy Solutions gets subsea compression FEED order from Chevron
10:09 Port of Lowestoft names new state-of-the-art pilot boat
09:56 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, July 18
09:50 APM Terminals Callao launches Peru’s first digital customer platform
09:34 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.17% to $63.77, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.02% to $56.79
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2019 July 17

18:13 USCG responds to boat collision, assists 4 injured
17:55 LNG vessels to protect environment and increase container turnover at the Port of Riga
17:32 YAMAL LNG obtains certification for the new ISO 45001:2018 and confirms compliance with ISO 14001:2015
17:03 Qatargas delivers 3000th LNG cargo to Japan
16:48 Maslovoz-2 tanker left floating dock of Novorossiysk Ship Repair Yard
16:21 Krasnoye Sormovo delivers the Aleksandr Zuyev, dry cargo carrier of Project RSD59, to STLC
16:03 Safe Bulkers, Inc. announces installation and commissioning of the first scrubber on MV Martine
15:44 Germany accedes to ship recycling convention
15:27 South Africa accedes to compensation regime for hazardous and noxious cargoes
15:02 BHP to introduce low emissions LNG freight
14:02 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from ISC to North Europe and the Mediterranean
13:32 McDermott awarded FEED contract for Sohar LNG bunkering project in Oman
13:15 Pilbara Ports Authority delivers a total annual throughput of 697.2 million tonnes for the 2018/19 financial year
12:39 Exports of Russian oil products from Kambarka oil tank farm resumed by river route via RPK-Vysotsk-LUKOIL-II
12:01 Aker Solutions announces Second-Quarter and Half-Year results 2019
11:51 New edition of Rules for Classification and Construction of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk published by RS
11:44 Port of Oakland’s keystone project set to be delivered in 2020
11:26 NIBULON shipyard continues forming the hull of its 140-m NIBULON MAX floating crane
11:02 The President of the European Council visits the new Port of Baku
10:40 Gasum Group reports its financial results for Q2 2019
10:30 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, July 17
10:17 AS Tallinna Sadam reports its 2019 Q2 passenger and cargo flows
09:54 Bunker prices increase at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:35 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.25% to $64.51, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.03% to $57.64
09:19 Baltic Dry Index is up to 2,011 points

2019 July 16

18:06 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to North Africa
17:49 Marine Recruiting Agency to recruit personnel for Petrolesport
17:36 Hapag-Lloyd adds vessel to its North America Westcoast / Oceania Service
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17:06 Odfjell SE sells its ownership share of terminal in Jiangyin, China
16:30 Keppel secures contract from Yinson for the modification of FPSO
16:01 More than 100,000 containers shipped via Intercity Barge at the Port of Rotterdam
15:56 Van Oord orders third trailing suction hopper dredger from Keppel