2020 September 2
Electric propulsion: future of the shipping industry or a specific niche?
Electric propulsion lets both cars and ships meet the toughest environmental standards. Ferries running on electricity have long been in active use in Scandinavia while Russia has built its first battery-powered leisure boat. United Shipbuilding Corporation believes that electric propulsion is the future of shipbuilding. Yet, there are some issues to address.
2021 October 21
EBRD and IFC to support Chornomorsk Port upgrades in Ukraine
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), along with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), has extended support to overhaul Ukraine’s Chornomorsk Port...EBRD and IFC to support Chornomorsk Port upgrades in Ukraine
2021 October 20
Iran to introduce new shipping lines to Russia and Kazakhstan
...Under phase one, six lines will be introduced...Iran to introduce new shipping lines to Russia and Kazakhstan
2021 October 15
Iran to launch 6 shipping lines in Caspian Sea to Russia, Kazakhstan
Based on the MOU, in the first phase six lines will be launched from the northern ports of Iran to the ports of Astrakhan and Makhachkala in Russia, as well as the port of Aktau in Kazakhstan as of October 23...Iran to launch 6 shipping lines in Caspian Sea to Russia, Kazakhstan
Russia breaks the (polar) ice on its Northeast Passage aspirations
Russia’s state-owned Atomflot company currently operates five such giant nuclear-powered icebreakers, an awesome symbol of Russia’s determination to press forward the former Soviet Union’s strategic priority to dominate and develop the Arctic...Russia breaks the (polar) ice on its Northeast Passage aspirations
Russia's Suek AG declares force majeure after Vanino port fire
Russian coal producer and exporter Suek AG declared force majeure indefinitely following a fire at the Vanino Bulk Terminal on Oct. 11...Russia's Suek AG declares force majeure after Vanino port fire
2021 October 14
Welcome to Russia Week!
...Russian shipbuilding is entering a revival. Thanks to government support measures, the construction of ships of various classes and uses is in full swing...Welcome to Russia Week!