2020 May 29
Regular fish transportation by Northern Sea Route: incentives and conditions
Incentives for ice-breaking services, guaranteed freight on return voyages and consolidation of the cargo flow will result in regular fish supplies from the Far East to European Russia by the Northern Sea Route...
Russian Customs Finds 70 Tons of Cheese Smuggled from the EU
Russian custom officials did not say who is behind the fine-EU-food smuggling, but said that the goods were intended for a Sankt-Peterburg based company...
Tanker crosses Russian Arctic route without icebreaker assistance
On May 19, the Christophe de Margerie kick-started this year’s Northern Sea Route shipping season on a voyage across the eastern part of the coveted shipping lane...
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