2020 December 11
Review of Russia’s maritime fleet
The review of Russia’s maritime fleet is based on the data of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, Russian International Register of Ships and FSUE Morsvyazsputnik as well as statistical data on sea-going ships of the Russian Federation.
2020 December 7
Is a new coal terminal needed in Vladivostok?
In his interview with IAA PortNews, Vladimir Rakov, Dr.Sc in biology, principal researcher, POI FEB RAS, Chairman of the Coordination Council on Ecological Problems in Primorye, shared the problematics of Vladivostok port industry’s coal focus
2020 November 26
BPA: under Brexit and COVID-19 pressure
In his interview with the PortNews magazine, Richard Ballantyne, BPA Chief Executive Officer, tells about BPA activities amid the pandemic and Brexit challenges
2020 November 23
Industry masters on development of Russia’s water transport
The development of water transport in Russia depends on prompt resolving of problems accumulated over decades. In the segment of inland transport they are to be addressed through a new dedicated national project, in the segment of seaborne transport – through creation of attractive conditions for domestic ship owners and national flagged ships.
2020 November 18
Rosmorrechflot head Aleksandr Poshivai tells about national project on river transport development
In his interview with IAA PortNews, Aleksandr Poshivai, head of the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency, told about the national project on development of inland water transport, its goal and structure, as well as on financing of IWW.
2020 November 11
Sergey Marichev, head of Ship Repair Center “Zvyozdochka”, about operation amid import substitution, pandemic and sanctions
Sergey Marichev, General Director of Ship Repair Center “Zvyozdochka” JSC, tells IAA PortNews about the company’s activities, import substitution and operation amid the pandemic and sanctions against Russia.
2020 November 3
Electric propulsion, nuclear fuel and liquefied gas: what is the future of shipping?
Liquefied natural gas is gradually turning from an alternative into a commonly used fuel. Using LNG as a marine fuel and prospects for introduction of alternatives including nuclear fuel and electricity was discussed at the 4th “LNG Fleet, LNG Bunkering and Alternatives” conference organized by PortNews.
2020 October 27
The NSR future: nuclear-powered container carriers and their digital twins
Arctic shipping seems to become unique: nuclear-powered container carriers planned for the Northern Sea Route are to be equipped with reactor units like those of the most advanced icebreakers and to feature passenger accommodation possibility while the entire shipping system in the region is to be digitalized through creation of its ‘digital twin’.
2020 October 23
Nikolay Nesterov, Harbour Master of Arkhangelsk Port: “We are keeping maritime traditions of the region”
In his interview with IAA PortNews, Harbour Master of Arkhangelsk Port Nikolay Nesterov tells about the driving forces behind the port’s achievements in the current situation.
2020 October 16
How realistic are Russian Arctic cruises?
What hinders welcoming of foreign cruise liners in the water area of the Barents and White seas? What are possible ways to encourage more calls for a consequent development of the cruise sector in the North-West of Russia?
2021 May 7
A deep dive into gas solutions for LNG carriers
In Wartsila's fourth tech talk in this series, Rune Knott, General Manager, Sales & Marketing, talks to four industry experts about gas solutions for LNG carriersA deep dive into gas solutions for LNG carriers
2021 April 28
Air lubrication systems and propulsion improvement solutions for LNG carriers
General Manager, Sales Excellence & Coaching at Wärtsilä Marine Power, talks to two leading experts about solutions to increase the propulsion energy efficiency of LNG carriers...Air lubrication systems and propulsion improvement solutions for LNG carriers
2021 April 26
Hydrogen 101 with Nor-Shipping: the lowdown on maritime’s fuel of the future
A growing array of ocean industry stakeholders are throwing their hats in the hydrogen ring, identifying the potential of a fuel that, they believe, could help industry, and society, move successfully towards our shared climate goals.Hydrogen 101 with Nor-Shipping: the lowdown on maritime’s fuel of the future
2021 April 16
Baltic Dry Index scales over 1-year peak
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, rose to its highest level since September 2019...Baltic Dry Index scales over 1-year peak
World Bank urges governments to stop spending on LNG bunkering infrastructure
The World Bank has a new report out this week on decarbonising maritime transport in which it specifically recommends countries pull back from investing in further LNG bunkering infrastructure...World Bank urges governments to stop spending on LNG bunkering infrastructure
PXGEO buys Vyacheslav Tikhonov vessel from Polarcus
PXGEO Seismic Services has entered into binding agreement to acquire Vyacheslav Tikhonov vessel from its current owner Polarcus...PXGEO buys Vyacheslav Tikhonov vessel from Polarcus