2021 September 3
Vladivostok Port set to become container hub for Northern Sea Route
Russian transport company Fesco Transportation Group and Atomenergoprom JSC, part of Rosatom, plan to create a transport and logistics hub at the Vladivostok Commercial Sea Port...
Nornickel in LNG-fueled icebreaker deal
Russian nickel and palladium mining company Nornickel has signed a deal to build an LNG-fueled icebreaker to escort ships carrying its cargo on the Northern Sea Route...
Novatek, Japan to work together on ammonia, hydrogen and CCUS projects
Russian natural gas producer PAO Novatek and the Japanese government have signed a memorandum of cooperation on ammonia, hydrogen and carbon capture, utilization and storage...
Sovcomflot, Novatek, FESCR to develop ship repair cluster in Far East
PAO Sovcomflot, Smart LNG and Far Eastern Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Center entered into a trilateral agreement to cooperate on the development of a ship repair cluster in Russia’s Far East...
Zvezda lays keel for SCF’s new LNG-fueled MR tanker
Zvezda shipyard held a keel-laying ceremony for a new LNG-fueled MR tanker ordered by the country’s largest shipping company Sovcomflot
2021 September 20
The second phase of providing investment quotas known as ‘keel quotas’ is being prepared in Russia. It is to cover the construction of 30 fishing ships of various types. Meanwhile, Rosrybolovstvo (Russian Federal Fisheries Agency) is against imposing any standard designs of ships hoping for development of domestic designs. Providing of the new fleet with repair facilities is a separate problem.
Investment quotas allow for modernization of Far East Basin’s fishing fleet by 70%