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?
2020 October 14
Valentin Narezhny, General Director of Vostok LPG, tells about the publically debated project
Over a four-year period, the cost of an LPG terminal in Primorsky Territory has went up to RUB 6 billion due to involvement of more advanced technologies. In his interview with IAA PortNews, Valentin Narezhny, General Director of Vostok LPG, tells about this and other specifics of the project.
2020 October 8
Interview with Maxim Agadzhanov, CEO of Gazprombank Leasing, on vessel leasing prospects
For the second year in a row, Gazprombank Leasing has been keeping its rates of marine and river vessels leasing and holding the top positions in Expert RA rankings. In his interview with IAA PortNews, Maxim Agadzhanov, CEO of Gazprombank Leasing shares the company’s approach to the shipping industry clients.
2020 September 29
Is there a need for a Belorussian port in the Leningrad Region?
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko suggests building a facility in Ust-Luga for a Belorussian transit. Is it reasonable and what can be handled there?
2020 September 21
Which of Russian ports to accept new flows of mineral fertilizers expected in abundance?
Russia is still dependent on ports of neighboring countries in terms of handling mineral fertilizers as it lacks dedicated deep-water terminals. However, the situation can change radically in five years.
2020 September 16
New icebreaker designed in Russia. What is it like?
Copartnership of Nordic Engineering JSC and Petrobalt Design Bureau has designed a port icebreaker of 6-8 MW in capacity (Project IBP07) ordered by FSUE Rosmorport. Two ship concepts have been developed: a conventional ship running on liquid fuel and an LNG-powered ship. The project foresees high local content of components and equipment.
2021 July 30
Turkey-based Sefine Shipyard secures Russian icebreaker tender
Turkey-based Sefine Shipyard, also known as Sefine Denizcilik and Tersanecilik, has reportedly emerged as the winner for a Russian tender to construct an 18MW icebreaker for the Northern Sea Route in the Arctic...Turkey-based Sefine Shipyard secures Russian icebreaker tender
Landlocked San Marino debuts the world’s latest ship registry
The registry boasts a 48-hour registration process, attractive fee and tax regimes, and has no restrictions based on nationality...Landlocked San Marino debuts the world’s latest ship registry
2021 July 27
DP World and Rosatom partner on Arctic shipping venture
Dubai-based terminal operator DP World has anounced it will work with Russian state nuclear energy firm Rosatom to develop pilot container shipping routes between Northwest Europe and East Asia through the Arctic...DP World and Rosatom partner on Arctic shipping venture
Russia to build LNG-powered icebreakers for Arctic Sea Route
Russia plans to build its first batch of icebreakers that are powered by liquified natural gas, a top official said on Friday, returning to an idea that was put on hold...Russia to build LNG-powered icebreakers for Arctic Sea Route
2021 July 23
Nord Stream 2 proposals insufficient to counter security threat: Ukraine, Poland
US and German measures designed to help prevent Russia from using the almost-complete Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline as a “weapon” are insufficient to counter the project’s security threat, the foreign ministers of Ukraine and Poland said...Nord Stream 2 proposals insufficient to counter security threat: Ukraine, Poland
Iran opens oil export terminal in Gulf of Oman
Iran has opened an oil export terminal near Jask Port in the Gulf of Oman...Iran opens oil export terminal in Gulf of Oman