• 2019 February 12 09:33

    NCSP Group's cargo turnover for 12 months of 2018 totaled 140.2 million tonnes

    NCSP Group reports that its cargo turnover for 2018 decreased by 2.3% compared to the same period last year and totaled 140,209 thousand tons.

    Main drivers: Positive trends of the grain (+14.3%) and oil products (+9.7%) transshipment growth; Cargo turnover of ferrous metals and cast iron increased (+13%) due to the increase in deliveries to Europe and Southeast Asia; Crude oil transshipment decreased by 11.4% due to the redistribution of oil exports from Western to Eastern direction; A significant increase in other cargo transshipment (+109.6%).

    In 2018, transshipment of liquid cargo at NCSP Group's terminals decreased by 5.2% or 5,525 thousand tons and amounted to 100,541 thousand tons, including 66,229 thousand tons of crude oil, 33,243 thousand tons of oil products, 797 thousand tons of UAN, and 272 thousand tons of seed oils.

    In November 2018, the first shipment of vegetable oils for export through IPP LLC took place.

    In 2019, IPP LLC expects to reach the volumes of seed oils transshipment in the amount of 0.6–0.7 million tons. In 2020, increasing market demand may result in an increase in the annual transshipment capacity to 1–1.5 million tons with further growth.

    Crude oil transshipment decreased by 11.4% or 8,520 thousand tons, including by 9.8% in Novorossiysk and by 12.5% in Primorsk. At the same time, transshipment of oil products increased by 9.7% or 2,944 thousand tons, which is 7.3 p.p. higher than the industry growth rate (according to Association of Commercial Sea Ports (ASOP)).

    Transshipment of liquid fertilizers (UAN) increased by 33.7%, and transshipment of seed oils, on the contrary, decreased by 35.4% compared to 2017.

    In 2018, transshipment of bulk cargo at NCSP Group's terminals increased by 2.3% or 403 thousand tons compared to the same period last year and reached 17,584 thousand tons.

    Bulk cargo turnover increased mainly due to the growth of grain transshipment volumes against the background of high yield in the last grain season (2017/2018) and high exports in the first half of 2018/2019.

    Grain transshipment increased by 14.3% or 1,601 thousand tons, to 12,815 thousand tons. The volume of iron ore raw materials transshipment decreased by 10.1% to 2,473 thousand tons. Transshipment of coal decreased by 27.6% or 550 thousand tons to 1,444 thousand tons due to lower purchasing power of consumers in Turkey amid devaluation of Turkish lira. Russian coal is replaced with coal of lower quality and cost or with petroleum coke.

    Transshipment of chemical goods and raw sugar amounted to 582 and 271 thousand tons, respectively.

    In 2018, transshipment of general cargo at NCSP Group's terminals increased by 8.1% or 1,123 thousand tons and amounted to 14,965 thousand tons.

    Increase in general cargo transshipment was mainly due to the growth in cast iron transshipment related to active sales to EU countries and the expansion of sales markets (deliveries to Southeast Asia). Transshipment of ferrous metals and cast iron increased by 13% or 1,548 thousand tons, to 13,471 thousand tons.

    Transshipment of nonferrous metals, timber and perishable cargo amounted to 1,001 thousand tons, 309 thousand tons and 184 thousand tons, respectively.

    Container turnover

    In the reporting period, NCSP Group's container transshipment volume totaled 6,121 thousand tons or 620 thousand TEU, which was by 2.8% more in tons and by 4.1% more in TEU than in the same period of 2017.

    In 2018, transshipment of other cargo at NCSP Group's terminals amounted to 997 thousand tons, increasing more than 2 times due to the involvement of various cargo to transshipment, which are mainly cargoes shipped in big bags and special containers at the direct option. 

    NCSP Group is the largest port operator in Russia by cargo turnover. NCSP Group is traded on Moscow Exchange (NMTP) and London Stock Exchange as GDRs (NCSP). NCSP Group volumes in 2018 totaled 140.2 million tons. NCSP Group consists of: PJSC Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port, LLC Primorsk Trade Port, LLC Novorossiysk Grain Terminal, JSC Novorossiysk Ship Repair Yard, JSC NCSP Fleet, JSC NLE, LLC IPP, Baltic Stevedore Company LLC, and JSC SFP.




2019 February 18

16:26 VSC receives positive conclusion of state environmental expertise
16:02 Herbert-ABS releases HECSTAB Offshore
15:31 PPR 6 preview: IBIA working for sensible 2020 solutions at IMO meeting
15:02 Suez Canal extends its dry bulk vessels tolls reduction
14:43 Gazprom and Almaz-Antey Corporation sign contract for batch manufacturing of subsea production equipment
14:20 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO up to RUB 15,842 in RF spot market
14:02 MOL Chemical Tankers acquires 20% share of Dutch tank container company Den Hartogh
13:39 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress to gather over 200 Russian and foreign participants
13:15 ONE unveils enhanced intra-Asia Japan service network for 2019
12:51 Nakhodka Trade Sea Port and Damen sign contract on delivery of tug by summer 2019
12:18 33 vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on February 17-18
11:53 World Maritime University signs MoU with Jordan Academy for Maritime Studies
11:30 Coastal fish assessments to continue in Baltic Sea with renewed HELCOM project
11:07 Fincantieri starts dry dock works on ultra-luxury cruise ship "Silver Moon"
10:55 Finnpilot Pilotage amendments its service terms during validity of winter assistance restrictions
10:26 ASCO is interested in cooperation with prominent shipping companies
10:07 Diana Shipping announces the sale of two Panamax dry bulk vessels and time charter contracts for m/v Crystalia and m/v Maera with Glencore
09:40 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.17% to $66.36, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.45% to $56.23
09:21 Baltic Dry Index is up to 639 points
09:07 Panama Canal Board of Directors appoints new Canal Administrator and Deputy Administrator
08:07 IMO conducts training course to enhance maritime security in Kenya
07:32 Valencia hosts first internal technical meeting of European project “H2PORTS - Implementing Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Technologies in Ports”

2019 February 17

16:59 Coast Guard responds to vessel fire near Rockport, Texas
15:09 Kleven Shipyard delivers to Maersk the AHTS Maersk Maker
14:33 Danube high-speed low-wash ferry offers new level of efficiency and reliability
13:21 Interorient Marine Services Ltd. convicted and sentenced for oil discharge
12:39 USCG assists in rescue of five people from sunken vessel near Dutch Harbor
11:01 European ports welcome agreement on the European Maritime Single Window environment

2019 February 16

16:15 Ribbon-cutting kicks off ICTSI´s Batumi terminal expansion project
14:42 Höegh’s RoRo solution chosen for 112MT Transformer shipment
13:28 Torqeedo wins Innovation Award at Miami International Boat Show for powerful new inboard electric propulsion system
12:13 Telford Offshore beefs up its fleet
10:26 Chevron inks new LNG agreement with GS Caltex

2019 February 15

18:05 Noble Corporation announces purchase of a second newbuild jackup rig from PaxOcean
16:57 Port of Goole powered by £1 million solar installation
16:26 ABP continues support of Felixstowe Volunteer Coast Patrol Rescue Service
15:30 Sea Cup 2019 preliminaries kick off in Kamchatka
15:04 CNIIMF authorized to confirm conformity of dangerous cargo containers
13:59 Nevsky Shipyard starts cutting metal for cargo-passenger ship of PV22 project
13:32 Murmansk Sea Fishing Port handled 5,500 tonnes fish in Jan’2019, down 48% Y-o-Y
13:08 Fincantieri and Princess Cruises celebrate three construction milestones of three “Royal” class ships at the Monfalcone shipyard
12:45 Dredging under Sea Port Sukhodol project to exceed 7 mln cbm – details to be covered at the Congress
12:08 Port of Oakland import volume increased 9 percent January 2019
11:46 8 vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on February 14-15
11:27 Okskaya Sudoverf lays down seventh dry cargo carrier of Project RSD32M
11:08 DNV GL and Metalships & Docks ink class agreement for luxury sailing vessel
10:53 Throughput of Ukraine’s seaports in Jan’19 grew by 3.4% Y-o-Y to 11.19 million tonnes
10:29 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.63% to $64.98, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.57% to $54.72
10:08 EFIP welcomes the adoption of the European Parliament resolution on NAIADES II
09:41 Bunker prices are going up at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:16 Baltic Dry Index up down to 628 points
09:07 ICTSI inaugurates the expansion of its Batumi International Container Terminal
08:07 MAN Energy Solutions wins contract to supply the engines for a new harbour tug in Spain
07:41 Inmarsat announces new initiatives to support maritime, ports and logistics start-ups with Rainmaking and Bluetech

2019 February 14

18:03 Austal's LCS 20 completes acceptance trials
17:44 Royal Navy to discuss the future of unmanned and autonomous naval warfare at SMi's 3rd annual Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology 2019
17:22 Freight turnover of Neva-Metal (Saint-Petersburg) in January 2019 fell by 26% Y-o-Y to about 190,000 tonnes
17:03 MOL Techno-Trade takes part in marine environmental protection program
16:25 VTB acquires 100% of Novorossiysk Grain Terminal from NSCP Group
16:03 Port of Virginia container volume up 8.9% to 134,638 TEU in January 2019