• 2020 January 14 17:18

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 2019 grew by 2.9% to 840.3 million tonnes of cargo (detalization)

    In January-December 2019, seaports of Russia handled 840.3 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 376.0 million tonnes (-3.0%) including 176.0 million tonnes of coal (+9.0%), 56.5 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+5.4%), 38.6 million tonnes of grain (-30.9%), 26.7 million tonnes of ferrous metal (-12.6%), 18.9 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (+6.3%), 8.9 million tonnes of ore (+29.4%), 6.0 million tonnes of cargo carried by ferries (down 2.0 times) and 5.1 million tonnes of timber (-7.8%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 464.3 million tonnes (+8.2%) including 276.1 million tonnes of crude oil (+8.1%), 149.9 million tonnes of oil products (+3.3%) and 32.8 million tonnes of liquefied gas (+41.6%).

    Exports totaled 654.0 (+4.9%), imports - 37.2 million tonnes (+2.8%), transit - 67.2 million tonnes (+4.5%), short-sea traffic - 81.8 million tonnes (-11.9%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 104.8 million tonnes (+13.0%, year-on-year) including 31.7 million tonnes of dry cargo (+4.1%) and 73.1 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+17.4%). The port of Murmansk handled 61.9 million tonnes (+2.0%), Sabetta - 27.7 million tonnes (up 1.6 times), Varandey - 7.2 million tonnes (+2.3%), Arkhangelsk - 2.7 million tonnes (-3.0%).

    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled 256.4 million tonnes (+4.1%) including 110.2 million tonnes of dry cargo (+0.4%) and 146.2 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+7.1%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 103.9 million tonnes (+5.2%), Primorsk - 61.0 million tonnes (+14.1%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 59.8 million tonnes (+0.9%), Vysotsk - 19.4 million tonnes (+3.3%).

    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Don Basin handled 258.1 million tonnes (-5.2%) including 96.1 million tonnes of dry cargo (-19.4%), 162.0 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+5.8%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 156.8 million tonnes (+1.3%), Tuapse - 25.2 million tonnes (-1.5%), Kavkaz - 20.9 million tonnes (-30.6%), Rostov-on-Don - 16.0 million tonnes (-4.1%), Taman - 15.0 million tonnes (+6.2%).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 7.4 million tonnes (up 1.5 times) including 2.8 million tonnes of dry cargo (+4.2%) and 4.6 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (up 2.1 times). The port of Makhachkala handled 4.7 million tonnes (up 1.9 times), Astrakhan - 2.2 million tonnes (+13.7%).

    Operators of seaports in the Far East Basin handled 213.5 million tonnes (+6.5%) including 135.3 million tonnes of dry cargo (+7.8) and 78.2 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+4.3%). Port Vostochny handled 73.5 million tonnes (+6.2%), Vanino - 31.4 million tonnes (+6.6%), Nakhodka - 25.6 million tonnes (+5.3%), Vladivostok - 23.9 million tonnes (+13.1%), De-Kastri - 13.6 million tonnes (+7.5%), Posiet - 7.7 million tonnes (+8.3%), Prigorodnoye - 16.0 million tonnes (-5.8%).

2020 January 17

18:06 Safe Bulkers refinances $105.2 mln of existing loan facilities with respect to eight vessels
17:52 Construction of Borssele 1+2 wind farm off Zeelandic coast begins
17:31 Murmansk Sea Fishing Port handled 263,500 tonnes of cargo in 2019, down 20.4% Y-o-Y
17:06 Wärtsilä solutions support environmentally sustainable performance for two new MSC Cruises's ships
16:50 BIMCO expands ice information service
16:27 A record year for cruise expected at Port of Southampton
16:02 Qatargas delivers first Q-Flex LNG cargo to Summit LNG FSRU in Bangladesh
15:49 Tallink Grupp sets group-wide CSR strategy and sustainable operations goals
15:23 RUB 127.57 billion of federal budget allocations approved for construction of Leader-class icebreaker
15:02 Dublin Port unitised trade up 3.6% in 2019
14:48 Seaspan Shipyards hosts ceremonial keel laying for the Royal Canadian Navy’s future Joint Support Ship
14:30 RF Navy's Black Sea Fleet minesweeper makes planned transition from Sevastopol to Mediterranean Sea
14:14 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v Astarte with Aquavita
13:51 Turnover of DeloPorts terminals in 2019 decreased by 5% YoY to 8.3 mln tonnes
13:32 SAAM agrees to acquire 70% of Intertug, a towage operator in Colombia, Mexico and Central America
13:03 Flex LNG announces extension of the time-charter agreement for Flex Enterprise
12:37 Kawasaki Heavy Industries delivers bulk carrier FJ VIOLA
12:27 Hapag-Lloyd signs space charter agreement with Maersk and MSC on the Asia-North Europe trade
12:20 Russian Maritime Register of Shipping reports it key 2019 results
12:03 Pyxis Tankers announces completion of sale of Pyxis Delta
11:38 KHI delivers LPG carrier PHOENIX GAIA
11:29 Throughput of Vostochny Port grew by 5.2% to 25.51 million tonnes in 2019
11:03 Eagle Bulk Shipping joins Getting to Zero Coalition
10:36 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Jan 17
10:28 NYK agrees to MoU with Northern Offshore Group on partnership for crew transfer vessel business for offshore wind power generation systems
09:56 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.05% to $64.59, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.03% to $58.5
09:33 Bunker prices go down at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:15 Baltic Dry Index is flat at 768 points
07:18 NYK and Van Oord sign MoU to own and operate offshore wind installation vessels in Japan

2020 January 16

18:37 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from India and Sri Lanka to North Europe and the Mediterranean
17:52 Mikhail Mishustin appointed as the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation
17:31 ClassNK issues Hong Kong Convention Statement of Compliance to Ship Recycling Facility in Bangladesh
17:03 Hapag-Lloyd announces rates from Middle East to Mediterranean and North Europe
16:39 Bunker prices are stable at the Far East ports of Russia following the recent growth (graph)
16:03 Vessels offered free shore power during Parkkade trial in Rotterdam
15:22 The CMA CGM Group is strengthening the organization of CEVA Logistics to begin the second phase of its development
15:03 New Stena Line ferry completes maiden voyage on Irish Sea
14:02 PIL launches new transpacific pendulum service, America Asia Service (AAS)
13:33 Port of Antwerp scores 7th record year in a row
13:02 THE Alliance unveils expanded service network for 2020
12:30 MISC, Samsung Heavy Industries, Lloyd’s Register and MAN Energy Solutions join forces on ammonia-fuelled tanker project
12:01 CMA CGM SSL Intra Europe will update its BAF for Algeria Morocco Tunisia Roro services
11:28 ABB presents recommendation for zero-emission marine technology to US Congress
11:26 Rosmorport summarizes results of its sailing ships's 2019 navigation season
11:01 Dmitry Stepanov appointed as General Director of Astrakhan Shipbuilding Production Association
10:37 IMO continues its work to review GMDSS requirements
10:18 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Jan 16
09:50 NOVATEK reports preliminary operating data for 2019
09:29 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.69% to $64.44, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.73% to $58.23
09:16 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,260 points

2020 January 15

18:35 Aker Solutions involved in international brownfield services contract award
18:06 The Convention between Carriers and Ports for OCEAN Alliance held in Boao
17:52 Intermodal unveils fresh new branding
17:46 Eagle Bulk joins Getting to Zero Coalition
17:23 Registration opens for 4th Annual Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology Conference in London
17:05 Keppel delivers first rig of 2020
16:37 NKT signs service contract with EirGrid on the East West Interconnector connecting Ireland and Great Britain
16:21 USPA concludes agreements with new members of its Supervisory Board
16:05 Naviris, the JV between Fincantieri and Naval Group is now fully operational