• 2019 September 12 11:24

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 8M'2019 grew by 2.9% to 556.3 million tonnes of cargo (detalization)

    In January-August 2019, seaports of Russia handled 556.3 million tonnes of cargo (up 2.9%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled 248.0 million tonnes (-4.2%) including 116.9 million tonnes of coal (+8.4%), 24.0 million tonnes of grain (-35.3%), 37.4 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+6.1%), 18.2 million tonnes of ferrous metal (-11.5%), 12.0 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (+2.1%), 5.9 million tonnes of ore (+26.2%), 3.3 million tonnes of timber (-9.4%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 308.3 million tonnes (+9.5%) including 185.5 million tonnes of crude oil (+11.4%), 96.8 million tonnes of oil products (-0.7%) and 21.7 million tonnes of liquefied gas (up 1.6 times).

    In the reporting period, exports totaled 433.6 million tonnes (+5.0%), imports - 25.1 million tonnes (+4.6%), transit - 44.0 million tonnes (+4.2%), short-sea traffic - 53.6 million tonnes (-12.8%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 69.8 million tonnes (+19.4%, year-on-year) including 20.6 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+3.9%) and 49.2 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+27.4%). The port of Murmansk handled 41.5 million tonnes (+3.6%), Sabetta - 18.4 million tonnes (up 2.0 times), Varandey - 4.8 million tonnes (+6.6%), Arkhangelsk - 1.8 million tonnes (-5.5%).

    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled 172.0 million tonnes (+5.8%) including 74.2 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+2.9%) and 97.8 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+8.1%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 69.1 million tonnes (+7.1%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 40.2 million tonnes (+2.0%), Primorsk - 41.6 million tonnes (+16.2%), Vysotsk - 12.8 million tonnes (+5.7%).

    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Black Sea Basin handled 168.5 million tonnes (-7.7%) including 61.8 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (-23.6%) and 106.7 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+5.0%). The pport of Novorossiysk handled 103.1 million tonnes (-0.1%), Tuapse - 15.9 million tonnes (-8.7%), Rostov-on-Don - 10.6 million tonnes (-6.1%), Kavkaz - 13.7 million tonnes (-33.7%), Taman - 9.7 million tonnes (+12.2%), Temryuk - 3.0 million tonnes (+27.4%).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 4.8 million tonnes (+46.7%) including 3.0 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (up 2.1 times) and 1.8 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (-1.5%). The port of Makhachkala handled 3.0 million tonnes (up 1.7 times), Astrakhan - 1.4 million tonnes (+11.6%).

    Operators of seaports in the Far East Basin handled 141.2 million tonnes (+5.5%) including 89.6 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+6.1%) and 51.6 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+4.5%). Port Vostochny handled 48.8 million tonnes (+4.2%), Vanino - 20.7 million tonnes (+6.5%), Nakhodka - 17.2 million tonnes (+4.8%), Vladivostok - 15.0 million tonnes (+8.8%), De-Kastri - 9.1 million tonnes (+14.2%), Posiet - 5.2 million tonnes (+5.1%), Prigorodnoye - 10.3 million tonnes (-9.6%).

    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.

2019 September 20

13:30 Damen Shipyards Group is ready to ensure construction of electric water buses for rivers and canals of Saint-Petersburg and Russia
13:12 MSC Cruises and Fincantieri unveil further details of MSC Seashore at coin ceremony
12:24 Victor Olersky sees promising future of electric river passenger ships in Saint-Petersburg and in Russia
12:09 Algoma Central Corporation announces agreement to acquire Croatian-built vessel
11:28 Specifications for 0.50% sulphur fuels and the PAS from ISO: IBIA explains
11:09 GTT obtains Approval in Principle from Bureau Veritas for the Mark III Flex technology on ice-breaking LNG carriers
10:52 IBIA and S&P Global Platts collaborate to help shipping industry comply with IMO 2020
10:31 Workshop for training on emergency response, preparation and planning held in Manila
10:09 Van Oord and Shell test the use of biofuel on trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 316
09:50 State Duma ratifies Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea
09:33 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.20% to $63.73, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.98% to $58.7
09:25 Lloyd’s Register, China Merchants, GTT, CNOOC, DSIC form jv to design LNG-fuelled VLCC
09:17 Baltic Dry Index is down to 2,192 points
08:58 MABUX: Bunker Market this morning, Sept 20

2019 September 19

18:04 Bibby Marine Services takes the next step to optimize walk-to-work operations
17:56 Marinet approves Poseidon maritime cyber security project
17:37 American Ethane reveals plans to order 17 VLECs
17:34 Wärtsilä’s Board of Directors decided on the distribution of the second dividend instalment
17:22 Marinet approves T2OT project for high accuracy positioning of seagoing vessels
17:04 VARD secures advanced stern trawler contract with Luntos
16:50 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO down to RUB 14,328 in RF spot market
16:34 Zeebrugge port authority invests in new 1,071 meter quay wall
16:04 RINA to classify Swedish Maritime Administration fleet
15:53 Marinet set to establish exports support center in Finland in 2020
15:34 MacGregor secures orders worth more than EUR 20 million for projects in Europe and Asia
15:05 Wärtsilä foresees a lower result for 2019
14:31 North Pole ice-resistant platform presented by Admiralteiskie Verfi at NEVA 2019
14:09 ABS announces LNG Cargo Ready notation for ethane carriers at Gastech 2019
13:46 Hyundai Heavy Industries receives AIP for new LPG carrier design
13:03 Bunker prices go up at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
12:40 ABS and AEC сollaborate on newbuild VLEC fleet
12:17 Murmansk Sea Fishing Port handled 171,200 tonnes of cargo in 8M’2019, down 28.5% Y-o-Y
11:58 PortNews-TV offers video on naming ceremony for PortNews tanker
11:36 International symposium on Anthropogenic Underwater Noise held in Hamburg on 10 September
11:09 LR awards DSME AiP for 98,000 m3 VLEC design with High MnA steel tank
10:42 Ships of RF Navy’s Caspian flotilla take part in Tsentr 2019 maneuvers
10:09 Singapore and Panama ink MoU to strengthen maritime relations
09:51 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.20% to $63.73, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.33% to $58.23
09:49 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Sept 19
09:33 Baltic Dry Index is down to 2,266 points
09:18 ABS grants AIP for two next generation gas carrier designs

2019 September 18

18:26 SGRE confirmed member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices in 2019
18:03 MOL repays existing loans through issuance of project bond for FPSO charter project
17:48 Russia’s Rosmorrechflot and Ministry of Industry and Trade develop preferential leasing programme
17:30 Vympel DB develops concept design for Arctic cruise ship
17:22 Metal Shark delivers new foil-assisted catamaran excursion vessel to Pure Florida
17:11 US Coast Guard shifts response efforts in Bahamas
17:03 ECSA considers the European State Aid Guidelines for maritime transport highly successful and key to maintaining a strong European shipping sector
16:39 Vigor hosts keel-laying ceremony for the U.S. landing craft MSV(L)
16:21 Vitol announces long-term LNG time charter contract with H-Line
16:03 Despite some positive indicators, concerns remain for offshore energy underwriters, reports IUMI
15:42 Wärtsilä Denmark joins Digitalisation in Shipping: Europe 2019 as Associate Partner
15:24 USCG ends search for migrants of capsized vessel off Martinica Beach
15:03 GTT receives an order from HHI & SHI for the tank design of six Very Large Ethane Carriers
14:50 FSUE Atomflot develops project on construction of 7MW icebreaking tugboat
14:33 Hapag-Lloyd to increase rates from North East Asia to Australia
14:16 Wärtsilä simulators provide advanced training at newly inaugurated Portuguese facility
14:14 Ørsted contracts Van Oord for cable installation at Greater Changhua offshore wind farms
14:12 GTT obtains Approval in Principle for Arc7 ice class ships from Russian Maritime Register of Shipping
14:03 ABS and Samsung Heavy Industries sign digital technology