2020 June 26
‘Black swan’ of maritime communication market
It can be exceptionally challenging for Russian ship owners to ensure high quality internet and communication on civil ships - the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic is aggravated by equipment imports restrictions imposed by the Ministry for Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media.
2020 June 23
Battery powered ships – the future of shipping?
Global shipbuilding development is currently determined by economic efficiency of construction and operation as well as consistently toughening environmental requirements. Apart from LNG, the most promising segment is electric propulsion.
2020 June 16
Professionalism, reliability and accuracy: POT’s 25th anniversary
Petersburg Oil Terminal, one of the best-known stevedoring companies in the city, celebrates its 25th anniversary. Today, it is among the most advanced and environmentally friendly terminals of the port.
2020 June 11
Interview with Vladimir Maizus, General Director of Onezhsky Shipyard
In his interview with IAA PortNews, Vladimir Maizus, General Director of Onezhsky Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Yard which has recently laid down the lead crab catcher for a Russian customer, tells about the shipyard’s order portfolio, modernization and construction of fishing ships.
2020 June 10
Vyborg Shipyard head Aleksandr Solovyov: “We count on signing of new contracts”
In his interview with IAA PortNews, Aleksandr Solovyov, General Director of Vyborg Shipyard, told about the company’s backlog of orders, causes of delay in construction of fishing ships and degree of their local content.
2020 June 5
Fish shipping by the Northern Sea Route: prospects and challenges
Following Vladimir Putin’s statement of the necessity to establish regular transportation of fish products by the Northern Sea Route, Rosatom, Rosrybolovstvo and fishing companies outlined the conditions under which a regular fish line would be efficient in the Arctic.
2020 June 4
Aleksey Tarazanov: “Our segment features the most transparent and fair competition”
Azov-Black Sea region plays a significant role in Russia’s foreign trade. In his interview with IAA PortNews, Aleksey Tarazanov, head of Turkish shipping company Marlin Shipmanagement, tells about operation of river/sea going ships in the region, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and toughening of environmental requirements on ship fuel as well as the prospects of fleet renovation and autonomization.
2020 May 25
Russian autonomous ships to be serviced by “maritime special forces”
Experts and participants of the trial project on unmanned navigation in the Russian Federation aimed at widespread deployment of autonomous ships under the flag of Russia told about the project advancement at the dedicated videoconference “Autonomous ships – progress or blind lane?” organized by PortNews Media Group.
2020 May 20
RF Government scraps Russia’s Deepwater System project
Russian Government has actually scrapped the Nizhegorodsky hydrosystem project, a milestone Russia’s river shipping development, having declared the need for additional modelling and consideration of alternatives. However, the modelling has already been conducted and according to its findings, this project has no alternatives.
2020 May 13
Stevedores are eligible for rent reduction and deferral
RF Ministry of Transport has backed the proposal of the business community to include seaborne passenger transport, stevedores and associated businesses into the list of sectors most affected by the pandemic. Stevedores are also eligible for rent reduction and deferral.
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