• 2019 April 18 10:44

    Shareholders agreement on construction of Lavna terminal signed under Murmansk Transport Hub project

    Shareholders agreement with a pool of investors under the concession on construction of Lavna terminal as well as agreements on purchase of shares in Commercial Sea Port “Lavna” LLC were signed on 17 April 2019. The ceremony was held at the premises of RF Ministry of Transport in the presence of RF Transport Minister Yevgeny Ditrikh. The project will be implemented with participation of STLC, BiznesGlobus, Port Infrastructure Development Center, RZD - Infrastructure Projects, the Ministry’s press center says in a press release.

    The project is being implemented in the framework of Murmansk Transport Hub project. It is included in the comprehensive plan for modernization and expansion of main transport infrastructure, roadmap on redirection of Russia’s foreign trade cargo from the ports of the Baltic states to seaports of the Russian Federation and the Federal Targeted Programme “Development of Russia’s Transport System”.

    “Lavna port development is a strategic port for our country. It is a modern hi-tech deep-water port in Murmansk that will let handle 18 million tonnes of coal per year. It also foresees the construction of 2.3 km of non-public approaches, - said Yevgeny Ditrikh after the signing ceremony. – We have made a long way towards this project. As of today, it has been restructures so that the team of shareholders includes those interested in this port. In general, it is a bright example of public private partnership. In this case, STLC, as a state company, has integrated private investors. That will ensure a required synergy and efficiency improvement. The project can become a model for further development of port infrastructure in Russia”.

    Last November, a concession agreement was signed between Rosmorrechflot, the concession provider, and Commercial Sea Port “Lavna” LLC, the concession holder. The process of attracting strategic investors took less than five months which is a very good result given the significance of the project for the industry. The entry of a diverse pool of investors has been ensured within a short period of time, all the required documents have been signed by today. The current membership will let achieve the target on the terminal launching and synchronization of the infrastructure development”, commented Sergey Khramagin, General Director of STLC.

    The coal transshipment facility will be built through public private partnership. The implementation mechanism has been developed taking into consideration the construction of federal property facilities, the concession facility and the coal terminal. As of today, the pace of railway infrastructure development is kept, the coal terminal construction has begun. In 2021, the project will achieve its planned capacity of 18 million tonnes per year.

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2019 June 19

18:14 Port of Southampton signs sister port agreement with PortMiami
18:05 Unique Wärtsilä fresh water production system offers one ton per day fuel savings
17:51 Continued rail investment at the Port of Southampton accelerates air quality improvements
17:28 PGNiG confirms production potential of Poland’s largest gas field
17:03 IMRF announces new Board of Trustees
16:40 Small-size missile ship Orekhovo-Zuyevo, Black Sea Fleet, completes tasks in the Mediterranean Sea
16:02 Hapag-Lloyd announces GRI from Asia to East Coast South America
15:39 Vympel Shipyard launched first Grachonok-class special purpose boat for Federal National Guard Troops Service
15:02 Black Sea Mediterranean Express (BMX Service) Additional Gemlik Call
14:43 Baltic Workboats announces delivery of 100m fully electric ferry
14:21 RS participates in Global Fishery Forum
14:02 MOL and Japanese shipyards design Next Generation Coal carrier 'EeneX'
13:45 Igor Sharkov appointed Director of FESCO Branch Office in Vladivostok
13:26 FESCO opens seasonal transportation to ports of Chukotka
13:02 Van Oord awarded large contract for Mozambique LNG project
12:34 NIBULON Shipbuilding and Repair Yard starts constructing vessels of new project
12:12 ICS meets in Faroe Islands
11:58 Frigate Admiral Gorhskov of RF Navy's Northern Fleet sails through Panama Canal
11:37 Ship inspection platform Idwal urges investors to carry out due diligence on asset condition as standards decline
11:19 WMU signed MOU with Higher Institute of Maritime Studies, Morocco
11:12 Damen signs Phase II contract with International Organization for Migration for nine additional SAR 1906 search and rescue boats
10:55 ABB wins system package with Keppel for dredging contractor Van Oord
10:33 Lavna coal terminal to reach design capacity of 18 million tonnes in 2022
10:00 Bunker market sees mixed price movements at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:38 MABUX: Bunker Market this morning, June 19
09:32 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.03% to $62.16, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.22% to $54.23
09:15 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,135 points

2019 June 18

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18:31 Transborders Energy signs joint study agreement with Kyushu Electric Power for FLNG Solution
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18:03 Container service boost at Bristol Port
17:53 IMO and UN Environment – working together to keep the Mediterranean clean
17:36 ZIM introduces myZIM Personal Notifications
17:21 Incat launches a new 111-metre ferry for Spain
17:06 Hapag-Lloyd announces General Rate increase from Japan to Middle East
16:42 Nor-Shipping 2019 sets new records
16:20 Fincantieri and CNR present the results of six multidisciplinary research projects
16:04 Atlantic Towing buys Havyard 833 WE – build no 126
15:25 Live stream of IWW passenger transportation meeting, part of SmartTRANSPORT, starts on IAA PortNews website at 10:00, June 21
15:04 Port of Oakland approves Seaport Air Quality 2020 and Beyond Plan
14:33 Carnival Mardi Gras cruise ship hull assembly begins at Meyer Turku shipyard
14:02 Hapag-Lloyd announces FAK from East Asia to Europe and Mediterranean
13:30 Port of Singapore bags “Best Seaport in Asia” for 31st time and also “Best Green Seaport”
13:02 Major shipping banks to launch the Poseidon Principles in line with IMO’s Greenhouse Gas strategy
12:41 Russia's Main Department of State Expertise approves revised project for Phase 1 of dry bulk terminal in Taman
12:28 Bunker prices show slight changes at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
12:24 Jan De Nul secures Formosa 2 OWF contract in Taiwan and underlines its expansion in Asian OWFs
12:05 AtoB@C starts to offer port towage and related services in Port of Raahe
11:39 East-Siberian Inland Navigation Company launches bunkering tanker of Project RT37 for Baikal
11:16 Regional Manager Simon Neo set to leave IBIA
10:52 IBIA board member elected President of the Panama Maritime Chamber
10:47 NAVTOR integrates environmental regulations into voyage planning with Total Marine Solutions MOU
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09:53 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.05% to $60.91, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.1% to $51.88
09:35 MABUX: Bunker Market this morning June, 18
09:15 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,093 points

2019 June 17

18:24 USCG saves six people, tows disabled vessel in Port Etches
17:59 Denis Krylov appointed General Director of Gazpromneft-Sakhalin
17:28 China and South Korea agree on ballast water exchange rules
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