2018 July 30
Tehran keen to activate North-South corridor with help of Baku – Azerbaijani minister
Azerbaijan and Iran have agreed to reduce tariffs on interstate cargo transit as part of efforts to activate the International North-South Transport Corridor...
APL unveils Japan-Russia service
The Japan Russia Express (JRX) will be jointly operated with Russian logistics firm Fesco and will commence sailing from Yokohama on August 24...
Russia, others export N11.7bn mackerel fish to Nigeria
Despite import quota restriction, five countries imported mackerel fish valued at N11.7 billion in the last six months...
Loading of nuclear fuel has started at floating power plant in Murmansk
The floating nuclear power plant, named “Akademik Lomonosov” is moored at Atomflot, the service base for the fleet of nuclear powered icebreakers in the Kola Bay on the coast of the Barents Sea...
2020 July 6
Low water level in some sections of inland water ways, capital intensity of fleet upgrading, high cost of fuel, tough competition with other types of transport are among the problems of river shipping in Russia. In his interview with IAA PortNews, Aleksandr Poshivai, head of Rosmorrechflot (Federal Marine and River Transport Agency), touches on these problems as well as the cruise tourism as a sector most affected by the pandemic.
Interview with Rosmorrechflot head Aleksandr Poshivai
Low water level in some sections of inland water ways, capital intensity of fleet upgrading, high cost of fuel, tough competition with other types of transport are among the problems of river shipping...Interview with Rosmorrechflot head Aleksandr Poshivai