• 2019 October 9 15:53

    NIBULON’s fleet demonstrates first record indices in new marketing year

    In the first quarter of 2019/20 MY, NIBULON’s fleet transported a record number of cargoes (more than 971 thousand tons) as opposed to the same periods in previous years.

    At present, NIBULON’s shipping company, besides grain crops, transports other types of cargoes, in particular watermelons, building materials (sand, piles, and concrete plates), various types of fertilizers, etc. It is going to extend the range of cargoes to be transported by the Ukrainian inland waterways.

    The company also demonstrates other achievements. During the first three months of the current marketing year, the company’s fleet managed to transship for exports a record number of agricultural commodities – more than 770 thousand tons which is by 4 % more than in 2018/19 MY.

    In addition, the company achieved the highest index in transshipping grain for exports by the fleet, based on monthly results. In August, the shipping company transshipped more than 325 thousand tons, demonstrating a record result for the first time since its operation.

    The company does not stop at what has been accomplished. Having put into operation its high-capacity NIBULON MAX 140-m floating vessel in September 2019, NIBULON managed to increase the annual cargo transshipment by fleet by 2-3 million tons and to increase cargo transshipment by NIBULON’s fleet up to 5-6 million tons per year.  

    We would remind you that since 2019, NIBULON, supporting by the European Investment Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Finance Corporation and other international financial institutions, has been successfully implementing its investment project to revive the Dnipro and the Southern Buh Rivers as main transport arteries in Ukraine. As part of this program, the company constructs transshipment terminals along the Dnipro River in close proximity to agricultural producers, reconstructs and modernizes its own shipbuilding and repair yard, constructs complete modern vessels and revives navigation on the Ukrainian rivers. The company dredges the river areas that were unnavigable earlier.

    Due to the company’s comprehensive approach to implement its investment project, NIBULON’s shipping company transported more than 3.5 million tons of cargoes (a record figure) by inland waterways in Ukraine in 2018/19 MY.  During its operation from 2009 till October 1, 2019, NIBULON’s shipping company transported more than 15.7 million tons of various cargoes, thereby removing more than 650 thousand trucks from highways.

    Consequently, NIBULON does everything to make Ukraine a maritime state and to accomplish one of its strategic tasks, namely to reduce anthropogenic impact on the Ukrainian highways. The river resources, a huge potential of our country, must be used for the development of Ukraine’s economy, as they are used worldwide.




2019 October 22

15:02 Deltamarin signs design contracts with Merima
14:44 Pella shipyard started mooring trials for lead crab catching vessel of Project 03070
14:10 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to the Middle East Gulf
13:49 Patrol ship of RF Navy’s Black Sea Fleet left Greek port of Pylos
13:02 A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S upgrades EBITDA expectation for 2019
12:50 Marine Recruiting Agency trained 1,344 specialists for port and construction segments in 9M’19, up 14% YoY
12:28 DP World reports 1.1% gross like-for-like volume growth in 3Q 2019
12:26 ESPO congratulates port of Barcelona, Vigo and Baku for getting EcoPorts’ environmental management standard
12:01 Cook Islands, Sao Tome and Principe accede to Cape Town Agreement, 46 declare support
11:45 MPSV12 project vessel "Bahtemir" took part in emergency response exercises in the Gulf of Finland
11:22 3rd “LNG Fleet and LNG Bunkering in Russia” conference kicks off in Moscow
11:13 Bio-based welding-gas production facility to open in the port of Amsterdam
10:44 CMA CGM announces PSS for cargo from Europe and the Mediterranean to Australia and New Zealand
10:20 BLRT Grupp’s Noblessner Homeport project wins in “Best Development Project of 2019” nomination
09:56 Poland's first training centre for port staff opened at the Port of Gdansk
09:33 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.22% to $58.83, Light Sweet Crude – fell by 0.26% to $53.37
09:18 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,846 points
08:31 MABUX: Bunker Market this morning, Oct 22

2019 October 21

18:25 Navios Acquisition announces $15 mln offering of common stock
18:02 Temasek subsidiary plans to acquire 30.55% of shares in Keppel
17:50 Two LNG-powered Sovcomflot tankers successfully completed voyages along Northern Sea Route
17:36 Anglo-Eastern signs Cyber MOU with Naval Dome
17:13 Guard ship "Yaroslav Mudry" of RF Navy’s Baltic Fleet made business call in Limassol
17:05 Blockchain and DNA-based marine fuels tracking solution BunkerTrace goes live
17:02 Castor Maritime announces vessel acquisition
16:40 Yaroslavsky shipyard launches diving ship '75 Let Pobedy’ built for Transneft UW Service
16:21 Ministerial Conference pushes ratification of Cape Town Agreement
16:16 ACO Marine secures order to design and manufacture a Clarimar MF-3 biological wastewater management system for installation to the luxury yacht
16:09 ABB to bring autonomous technology to the Port of Singapore
16:02 Hunter Group ASA announces delivery of Hunter Saga
15:39 TransContainer reports 9M’19 net profit of RUB 10.426 million, up 68.3% YoY
15:02 Epic Gas completes major refinancing of twenty ships
14:47 Port of Baku becomes first Green Port in Caspian region
14:13 Sulphur 2020: stakeholders prepare for a sea change from 1 January 2020
13:52 USPA starts accepting applications for participation in concession tender of “Olvia Stevedoring Company”
13:34 ABP is ‘calling on all UK technology companies’ to drive innovation
13:13 Innovative vessels visit port of Brussels
12:39 Ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge initiate merger negotiations
12:12 Aker Solutions and EDP Renewables to develop floating wind farm in Ulsan, South Korea
11:55 Port of Singapore throughput in Jan-Sep’2019 declined by 0.5% to 467.9 million tonnes
11:36 Port of Rotterdam posts Q3 2019 results
11:19 Container throughput of port Hong Kong (China) down 6.5% to 13.68 million TEUs in Jan-Sep’2019
11:00 CMA CGM launches SHIPFIN TRADE FINANCE, its new range of import and export financing solutions
10:48 Port of Helsinki volumes in January-September down 3.3% to 11.16 million tonnes
10:33 Damen partners with Maris to consider seaweed solution
09:51 One-stop principle is crucial for yachting development in Russia - Igor Levitin
09:30 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.29% to $59.25, Light Sweet Crude – fell by 0.13% to $53.8
09:24 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Oct 21
09:12 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,855 points

2019 October 20

16:05 EDPR and Aker Solutions to develop 500MW floating wind farm in Ulsan, South Korea
15:25 Coast Guard updates port conditions in Gulf Coast region
14:47 Siemens Gamesa bags three new contracts for 359 MW in Chile
13:41 Fincantieri begins project for stretching three small cruise ships of Windstar
12:34 MSC introduces new Spanish rail service for reefer cargo
11:03 USCG, Mexican Navy search for overdue aircraft in Gulf of Mexico
10:12 DOE authorizes LNG exports from the Venture Global Plaquemines LNG Project

2019 October 19

16:12 Bibby Marine appoints Helen Samuels to lead the company into its next phase of development
14:58 Med Marine is building new concept ice class tugs for Svitzer
12:34 Sohar Port & Freezone inaugurate new Svitzer pilot boat duo
11:44 USCG offloads more than $92 million worth of cocaine in San Diego