2021 March 9
In 2020, FSUE Rosmorport fulfilled its maintenance dredging plan having ensured the navigation parameters in water areas and at the approaches to 49 facilities in 22 seaports of Russia. We will elaborate on the most ambitious dredging projects.
2021 March 1
Helsinki Shipyard: the model of international cooperation
With its new owners, Helsinki Shipyard got a new development impetus and involvement in cooperation with the Russian partners. In his interview with IAA PortNews, Helsinki Shipyard CEO Esko Karvonen tells about the company’s activities including construction of Arctic-class cruise ships.
2021 February 24
Filling container gaps
Over the recent two decades, the stevedore business has invested billions of rubles into construction of container handling facilities in Russian ports. However, their underloading in the North-West and the South of the country is estimated at 40% on the average with the Far East being short of such facilities. Modern container terminals can be used more efficiently with the assistance of the regional and federal authorities.
2021 February 20
Changing flows of Russian cargo in the Baltic region
The flow of Russian cargo via the ports of the Baltic states, Finland and Ukraine dropped over 1.5 times in 2020 but the devil is in the detail.
2021 February 17
Sergey Gaidayev: Navigation on the Don river should be maintained
Sergey Gaidayev tells IAA PortNews about the performance of the Azov-Don Basin Administration in 2020 affected by low water level and the pandemic
2021 February 11
Rosatom sets new vector for Hydrographic Company
Aleksey Likhachev, General Director of the State Atomic Energy Corporation "Rosatom" has arrived in Saint-Petersburg for a face-to-face meeting with the team of FSUE Hydrographic Company. Apart from reviewing the company’s operational results and plans for a period until 2025, the personnel meets the new General Director, Aleksandr Bengert, who has been with Rosatom for a long period of time, as Yury Mikhov steps down.
2021 February 5
German experts’ outlook on the maritime industry
The shipbuilding industry currently sees the Chinese financing phasing out the western one, smaller ship owners opting for alternative financial schemes with shipping companies requiring state support for introduction of green fuels. Those issues were discussed by the market experts at the German Maritime Forum and SMM Digital
2021 January 26
Mikhail Pershin: It takes Krasnoye Sormovo half a year to build a serial dry cargo carrier
This year’s order portfolio of Krasnoye Sormovo, one of the oldest shipyards in Russia, has been curtailed by at least 5 ships particularly due to STLC’s rejection of the option under an agreement for construction of dry cargo carriers signed earlier. Does that mean cutting jobs in the Nizhny Novgorod Region or parting with contractors? General Director of the shipyard Mikhail Pershin tells about that in his interview with IAA PortNews.
2021 January 25
Dura lex: new year, new rules
As usually, the new year brings new laws and regulations. Here is a summary of the industry related legislation updates in 2021. More detailed review with comments of the industry focused lawyers will be published in the February edition of Port Service magazine.
2021 January 18
New ferry for a link with Kaliningrad
Nordic Engineering JSC has completed the detailed design of a ferry for Baltiysk – Baltiyskaya Spit line. The ship will be equipped with accumulator batteries as the main source of power.
2021 September 20
A global carbon levy can accelerate push towards zero-emission shipping
The shipping industry must play its part in tackling climate change, says Christian M. Ingerslev, CEO of Maersk Tankers...A global carbon levy can accelerate push towards zero-emission shipping
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