• 2020 January 15 15:32

    Experts are preparing a lot of hot topics for discussion of the YugTrans2020

    Now everyone is actively summing up the results of 2019, outlining the prospects for the coming 2020. By the beginning of April, when the 16th YugTrans International Transport Forum will be held in Gelendzhik, many new topics for discussion will appear.

    Alexander Goloviznin, Director of Logistics and Analytics at Morstroytechnology, a well-known expert in the transport industry and speaker of YugTrans-2020, among these debate topics, he plans to discuss the situation with mineral, grain cargoes, coal:

    “Recently, we have been observing a situation with grain, with grain terminals, - VTB is actively buying them and building a grain monopolist, we will discuss this issue at the forum, - Alexander Goloviznin opens up the problem of future debates, - we will also consider the situation when coal tends to the East, but the Russian Railways tries to invite it again to the West. Maybe we’ll look at what is happening in the North with the NSR. If we talk about such additional topics, about what will be on top of the usual overview of industry trends, then we can also touch on the topic of mineral fertilizers, recall the long-suffering one Taman and the more successful another. ”

    All the details are on the Forum on April 2 and 3, 2020 in Gelendzhik!

    Among the speakers of YugTrans 2020:
    Roman Antipov, Technical Director of DeloPorts
    Alexey Garmash, General Director of Novomorsnab
    Alexander Kulikov, CEO of SEA LINES, other experts.

    Among the participants of the forum: TransContainer, Tuapse Commercial Sea Port, MC Sibanthracite, Asket Shipping Azov, Rivest-Trans-Servis, Institute "Stroyproekt" and other companies.

    Major events are scheduled for April 2 - a conference on various issues of the transport and logistics business will be held at the Kempinski Grand Hotel congress centre. After an extended discussion, an evening reception, Black Sea Gala Dinner, will occur.

    On April 3, forum participants will have a professional excursion to the deep-water container and grain berths of Delo Group. And also - a sightseeing tour of the Black Sea sights and the Business & Gastronomy program - a shirt-sleeve meeting which includes tasting of local specialities.
    We invite you to take part in the work of 16th International Transport Forum "YugTrans" - merging of the businesses of the Azov-Black Sea and Caspian regions!
    You can register for the 16th YugTrans International Transport Forum on the event website by clicking on "Register", by replying to this letter, or through the Organizing Committee by phone:
    • in Moscow +7 (495) 646-01-51
    • in St. Petersburg +7 (812) 448-08-48
    See you at the YugTrans 2020 International Transport Forum!

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