2021 September 9
Near-term prospects of the Far East
The Far East development is associated with exports to the booming economies of the Asia-Pacific Region and with transit. Meanwhile, a lot is to be done to ensure sustainable logistics: construction of icebreakers and ships of other types, modernization of sea terminals, expansion of the railway capacity.
2021 August 31
Brotherhood forever: Russia and China join hands for a-navigation development
New chapter in the history of China-Russia cooperation in smart shipping and autonomous navigation
2021 August 25
Kuzey Star Shipyard: building for Russia in Turkey
In 2021, Turkey’s Kuzey Star Shipyard secured several large state contracts including the construction of two LNG-powered icebreakers for Rosmorport and a floating dock for Rosatom. The shipyard is not a new player in the Russian market. KSS is about to deliver two dual-fuel ferries to Rosmorport and it has been providing ship repair services to Russia’s largest ship owners for a long lime. Ersoy Solmaz, Business Development & Commercial Director, answers the questions of IAA PortNews.
2021 August 23
Personnel issues in logistics
Sergey Lukyanenko, head of Leader Consult Recruiting, shares his opinion on personnel issues in logistics as part of partnership under Translogistics Saint-Petersburg conference.
2021 August 16
From depth to heights: freight rates ‘went crazy’
The pandemic has severely affected the global seaborne shipping market and has ‘driven crazy’ the freight rates: contrasted with zero or even negative rates in the segment of oil tankers, container ships’ freight rates hit records and break the traditional logistics schemes while the cost of dry bulk cargo transportation reaches its decade high.
2021 August 11
Unsinkable Baltics: foreign ports are fed by Russia
Despite the general fall of volumes exported via the neighboring non-CIS Baltic ports in the first half of 2021, exports of mineral fertilizers, grain and metal via the foreign terminal continue growing
2021 August 3
The surge of container freight rates from the beginning of 2021 has lead to a decrease of container turnover at Big Port St. Petersburg amid its growth in other container ports of Russia. Are these declining years of Big Port St. Petersburg?
2021 July 29
The Northern Sea Route development foresees the construction of special transport ships of arctic class including dry bulk and container carriers. Among promising projects Rosatom considers the development of coal exports and establishment of container transit lines on the northern route.
2021 July 23
Cruises “eaten up” by virus
Coronavirus related restrictions against foreign cruise and ferry passengers have led to a 90-pct loss of related ports’ income and the industry finds it unfair as the air checkpoints enjoy some exemptions.
2021 July 19
Andrey Vakhrushev: "Requirements of the Federal Agency for Fishery hamper dredging on the Don"
In 2021, FSUE Rosmorport’s Azov Basin Branch will begin development of documentation on maintenance dredging on the shipping section of the Don River from 3121st km to km 3169th km. This dredging project is expected to become an important phase in the development of the ports of Azov and Rostov-on-Don.
2021 September 16
SHIPPING IS A “FORCE FOR GOOD” FOR GLOBAL TRADE, MSC CEO TELLS LONDON SHIPPING WEEK CONFERENCE
CEO, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, discussed the current economic environment, the pressure the whole supply chain is facing and how the industry is evolving to ensure growth in a disrupted world...SHIPPING IS A “FORCE FOR GOOD” FOR GLOBAL TRADE, MSC CEO TELLS LONDON SHIPPING WEEK CONFERENCE
2021 September 15
Baltic Pipe lands in Poland
The pipeline was pulled from the Castoro Sei vessel using a 1,500-metre long and 119-millimetre wide wire rope pulled by a winch to the shore...Baltic Pipe lands in Poland
Supplies via northern branch of Druzhba oil line suspended until Sept 14: Transneft
Transneft said Sept. 13 that crude deliveries via the Northern branch of the Druzhba pipeline, which ships Russian crude to Europe, have been suspended Sept. 11-14...Supplies via northern branch of Druzhba oil line suspended until Sept 14: Transneft
Samsung Heavy eyes Russian icebreaking LNG carriers order
South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has been in talks with Russian contractors to build icebreaking LNG carriers for $2.6 billion...Samsung Heavy eyes Russian icebreaking LNG carriers order
MOL orders 4 LNG carriers to serve Novatek
Japanese shipping heavyweight Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has ordered four newbuilding liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers to serve Novatek Gas and Power Asia, a subsidiary of Russia’s PAO Novatek...MOL orders 4 LNG carriers to serve Novatek
2021 September 10
Turkmenistan oil transit via Russia to halve from Oct as Vitol redirects flows
International trading firm Vitol and Azerbaijan’s state SOCAR have agreed to transport Turkmen oil volumes via Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline...Turkmenistan oil transit via Russia to halve from Oct as Vitol redirects flows