Far East

2020 January 15

13:37 Oboronlogistics delivers goods to the Far East

2019 November 11

11:26 Primorsk Marine Grain Terminal to be put into operation in 2024

2019 October 7

11:45 Naming of Sovcomflot’s new Arctic shuttle tanker held in Vladivostok

2019 September 24

16:59 Rosneft starts bunkering ships with low-sulfur fuel in Russia’s Far East

2019 September 6

09:59 Live broadcast of coal loading at Vostochny Port’s Phase 3 demonstrated by Vladimir Putin for Narendra Modi

2019 September 5

10:00 FESCO and PCC Intermodal to develop expedited delivery from APAC countries to Europe through Far East and Trans-Siberian Railway

2019 September 4

09:50 Far East regions sign agreement on cooperation in cruise tourism

2019 August 22

13:35 Arctic block of Far East Investment and Export Agency headed by Dmitry Fishkin

2019 July 24

14:32 Council of Federation approves procedure for tourist ships' entering Russia’s Far East and Arctic zones

2019 July 19

15:50 East Mining Company to invest RUB 11.5 billion in development of its coal project in Sakhalin

2019 July 8

10:19 Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev supports providing privileges to Far East ship repair companies from 2020

2019 July 3

14:25 System of preferences for PDA and FPV residents to be revised and expanded

2019 June 28

12:36 Crab auctions result in a plan to build 31 crab catching ships including 15 ships to be built by Far East shipyards

2019 June 7

16:55 Phase 3 of Vostochny Port’s terminal completed – Irina Olkhovskaya

2019 April 17

12:06 Far East ports’ capacity exceeds that of Russian Railways by 30-40%

2019 January 18

13:11 Vladimir Putin supports Government’s proposal on expanding Far East Ministry’s functions with Arctic issues

2018 November 20

15:50 Storage area line launched at Vostochny Port’s Phase 3

2018 November 6

15:20 WIG crafts to be used for transportation in Primorye from 2022

2018 October 25

10:41 Vladimir Putin gives instructions on development of Far East port infrastructure
09:56 Vladimir Putin gives instructions to build freight-passenger ships for a link with Kuril Islands

2018 September 27

11:22 Sakhalin Governor Oleg Kozhemyako appointed Acting Governor of Primorye Territory

2018 September 13

15:30 Vanino-Kholmsk ferry service to get two new vessels by 2020 – Sakhalin authorities

2018 September 12

15:00 Vladimir Putin instructed RF Government to create a site for testing unmanned ships and robotics on the Russky island

2018 September 11

12:50 Vladimir Putin participated in the ceremony of the largest dry dock construction start in Russia
10:48 Capacity of Russian seaports to gain 354 million tonnes by 2024
09:44 Throughput of Russia’s Far East ports forecasted to grow by 3.5% to 200 million tonnes this year
09:19 NOVATEK signed agreement on implementing a project for construction of LNG transshipment complex in Kamchatka

2018 July 13

14:37 Draft law on development of cruise tourism in Russia’s Arctic and Far East submitted to State Duma

2018 April 16

10:13 New yard for empty railcars departure at Nakhodka-Vostochny station opened to traffic by RF Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov (photo)

2018 March 28

16:30 SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 takes place on August 27 - September 14 (photo)

2018 March 2

10:00 Russia has the most powerful icebreaker fleet in the world (photo)

2017 December 26

14:01 Far East Development Fund will allocate RUB 4.5 bln for construction of Vanino-Kholmsk ferries

2017 October 17

15:16 RF Government instructed to ensure construction of freight-passenger ship to link Komandorskiye Islands, Kurils and Kamchatka

2017 September 7

14:34 Investors becoming PDA or FPV residents until 2025 will enjoy 10-year break in insurance premium payments – Vladimir Putin
09:43 Far East ports of Russia expected to transship some 200 mln t of cargo in 2017 – RF Transport Minister

2017 September 5

11:55 Vostochny Port is ready to handle cargo from Mongolia – RF Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov (photo)

2017 August 11

11:03 Russia's export coal rail traffic in Jan-Jun up 16.4% to 94.8 million tonnes (review)

2017 August 4

10:05 Vladimir Putin orders to develop a sea port project in Vostok Bay, Primorsky Krai

2017 July 25

14:00 AquaStroy to invest RUB 493 mln in construction of yacht port Aquamarine in Vladivostok

2017 July 18

09:42 Yury Trutnev: 637 projects worth 2.11 trillion rubles devised for Russia’s Far East (photo)

2017 June 30

17:48 Northern Sea Route will be developed by a dedicated organization

2017 June 28

11:55 Draft Strategy for Social and Economic Development of Khabarovsk Territory till 2030 approved by ad hoc authority

2017 June 21

12:52 Pacific Bulk Terminal will build state-of-the-art transshipment facility in Primorye

2017 April 19

11:35 Passenger terminal for large cruise ships to be built at port Korsakov (Sakhalin)

2017 April 14

13:19 Six ports in the Far East of Russia to undergo modernization

2017 March 3

11:35 Throughput of Vostochny Port JSC in Jan-Feb'17 grew by 10%, year-on-year, to 3.5 mln t

2017 February 16

16:05 Vostochny Port to allocate up to RUB 300 mln for wind protection facilities in 2017 (photo)

2017 February 15

14:24 Transneft Far East started the planned inspection of underwater crossings of ESPO-2

2016 December 14

20:12 Steel cutting ceremony held in China for a floating transfer dock facility for Zvezda shipbuilding complex

2016 November 7

10:24 Throughput of Vostochny Port JSC up 3.4% to 19.6 mln t in 10M’16

2016 September 2

14:34 FESRC and the joint venture Zvezda Marine Technology signed a project management agreement
12:48 Mechanism of investment quotas to attract RUB 200 bln of private investments into fishing fleet

2016 September 1

13:13 First production facilities are launched at Zvezda shipyard (photo)

2016 August 31

16:52 Vostochny Port completes construction of cargo berth No51 under Coal Terminal Phase 3 project (photo)

2016 July 26

13:11 China's CSIC will build a floating transfer dock construction for Zvezda Shipyard
11:22 Cruise ships will enjoy simplified regime when calling Russia’s Arctic and Far East ports

2016 July 12

10:56 Far East ports experience severe shortage of IFO-180 (graph)

2016 July 4

14:55 Vladimir Putin approves expansion of porto franco regime to key ports in Russia’s Far East (document)

2016 June 30

12:31 Federation Council approves expansion of porto franco regime to key ports in Russia’s Far East

2016 June 23

12:34 Bill on porto franco regime expansion in Far East expected to pass final reading in State Duma