• Home
  • News
  • Loading of LASH carrier and container ship Sevmorput commenced at Murmansk Commercial Seaport (photo)
  • 2016 April 28 17:40

    Loading of LASH carrier and container ship Sevmorput commenced at Murmansk Commercial Seaport (photo)

    Murmansk Commercial seaport PJSC (PAO MMTP) says it has commenced loading of nuclear-powered LASH ship Sevmorput (named after the Northern Sea Route) for the first time after a decade-long period. The Sevmorput is getting ready for her Arctic voyage.

    LASH carrier and container ship Sevmorput is the only nuclear powered transport vessel in Russia. She was built at “Zaliv” Shipyard in Kerch in 1988. In 1992-2006 the ship was deployed for transportation of containerized and general cargo to port Dudinka, along the Northern Sea Route, in severe ice and weather conditions.

    Over the entire period of her operation the Sevmorput covered 302,000 miles and carried over 1.5 mln t of cargo.

    The ship used to be loaded at Berth No 15 of Murmansk Commercial seaport. Over the mentioned period the Sevmorput moored 88 times there.

    With her dimensions (length - 260 m, width – 32 m, draught – over 11 m) the ship can be handled only at the deepwater berth of PAO MMTP offering all the facilities required for cargo accumulation, storage and handling. With its specialized equipment the berth is also used for handling cargoes intended for construction of the Arctic port Sabetta and LNG plant under Yamal LNG Project.

    From the beginning of 2016 PAO MMTP handed eight ships at Berth No 15. They delivered some 100,000 t of reinforced concrete structures, construction materials and equipment to the Yamal Peninsula. In 2015, Murmansk Commercial seaport shipped 123,000 t of general cargo and over 270,000 t of crushed aggregate to port Sabetta.

    “It is the beginning of the new phase in the life of unique nuclear-powered LASH ship Sevmorput. In view of the special role of the Arctic projects and the development of a regular shipping along the Northern Sea Route lanes, deployment of the nuclear-powered LASH ship for delivery of freight to remote, difficult to access but strategically important and rich in resources areas, provides new opportunities for intense economic and business activities in the region”, the statement says.

    PAO MMTP has already accepted some 4,500 t of different cargoes intended for transportation by the Sevmorput. Such cargoes are delivered to the port by road and rail transport. The ship will totally carry about 5,000 t of cargo including construction materials, cables, containers, reinforced concrete structures and sawn wood products. Those cargoes are intended for construction of infrastructure facilities on the Kotelny island (New Siberian Islands).

    The statement says apart from special equipment the loading operation will require specific experience of the workforce involved and thorough coordination of the activities of all the parties involved in the logistic chain including FSUE Atomflot, PAO Sovfracht and PAO MMTP.

    Murmansk Commercial Seaport PJSC (PAO MMTP) was founded in 1994. MMTP operates 17 berths of total length of about 3 km. The waters depths allow the port to accommodate vessels with draft of 15.5 m and length of more than 265 m.

2021 October 15

18:27 Sea Machines uses biofuel to power tug Nellie Bly on long-haul autonomous journey
18:07 Dublin Port Company to open €48m Dublin Inland Port
17:53 Danfoss Editron powering the first fast crew supply vessel able to compete with helicopter transfers
17:33 Tsawwassen First Nation and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority sign renewed Relationship Agreement
17:09 Sevmash completed manufacturing of sections for offshore ice-resistant fixed platform LSP "A"
16:40 Global Ports Holding positions Kalundborg as an alternative to Copenhagen
16:33 Duisburg Rail Terminal welcomed the one millionth unit since it started the operations in 2013
15:13 Klaveness Combination Carriers signs a Letter of Intent with Shipshave AS to implement its semi-autonomous hull cleaning solution across its fleet
14:31 Wärtsilä next generation navigation simulator to power the Centre of Excellence in Maritime Safety in Singapore
14:09 Coral Consortium working on a water drone to regularly monitor water quality in the basins of the Port of Gdańsk
13:53 Port of San Diego adopts most ambitious maritime clean air strategy of its kind in California
13:22 LNGnews.RU supports 5th LNG Fleet, LNG Bunkering and Alternatives conference as its Media Partner
13:02 A.P. Moller - Maersk enters strategic partnership with Danish Crown on global end-to-end logistics
12:36 GTT is selected by Hyundai Heavy Industries to equip the tanks of two new LNG-fueled container vessels with its membrane containment technology and smart shipping solutions
11:47 Russian-Chinese joint naval exercise is underway in the Sea of Japan
11:23 Transneft Kozmino Port starts construction of maintenance site for servicing mariculture site
10:08 MABUX: Bunker prices may continue slight upward changes on Oct.15
10:02 Port of Long Beach has second-busiest September
09:56 Port of Oakland’s Danny Wan heads statewide port group
09:51 Rosneft sells 5% in Vostok Oil to a consortium of Vitol and MME
09:32 Crude oil prices rise driven by demand growth
09:19 Baltic Dry Index as of October 14

2021 October 14

18:05 MOL, SoftBank and e5 Lab start joint studies for next-generation maritime high-speed satellite communications
17:54 Glavgosexpertiza approves construction of tank for light oil products at IPP terminal in Novorossiysk
17:35 Sembo secures $12m investment from Stena Line
17:15 Jan De Nul signs T&I contract for Gode Wind 3 & Borkum Riffgrund 3
16:52 Singapore Maritime Institute to support next phase of maritime R&D activities with funding and partnerships
16:15 ABS and Kongsberg Digital join forces to power maritime digitalization and decarbonization
15:58 Petersburg Oil Terminal handled 6.9 million tonnes of oil products in 9M’21, down 1% YoY
15:41 Topsoe puts demonstration plant into operation for production of sustainable Methanol from biogas
15:25 MABUX: Bunker Weekly Outlook, Week 41, 2021
15:24 Scandlines prepares sister ferry M/V Berlin for installation of Norsepower Rotor Sail
15:04 AET completes its first ever LNG bunkering in the US
14:53 Gazprom and Russian Government sign agreement of intent on hydrogen energy
14:31 Solstad Offshore, Aker Solutions and DeepOcean create offshore renewables alliance
14:11 Maersk invests in Vertoro to develop green lignin marine fuels
13:59 Joint Sea 2021 Russian-Chinese naval exercise starts in Sea of Japan
13:34 ABB to turbocharge first ME-GA engines as MAN ES opens new route to sustainable sailing for gas carriers
13:10 BC Ferries' sixth Island Class ferry departs Romania bound for B.C.
13:01 Sea Terminal “Tuloma” obtains permit for construction of dry bulk cargo terminal in Murmansk
12:32 New NIC-place Data Lake maximizes value of business logistics data using customized Big Data analytics
12:10 Valaris Drillship achieves ABS Enhanced Electrical System Notation in world first
11:41 Nor-Shipping expects ‘fundamental shift’ in industry focus post COP26
11:05 Maersk Tankers uses vessels’ “digital twin” to slash emissions
10:34 7th Annual East Africa Transport & Infrastructure conference to be held on 15-16 November 2021 in Ethiopia
10:12 BTP Terminal in Brazil goes live remotely with CyberLogitec’s OPUS Terminal
09:53 MABUX: Still no firm trend on Global bunker market on Oct.14
09:30 Crude oil prices rise driven by OPEC output forecast
09:15 Baltic Dry Index as of October 13

2021 October 13

18:17 Portsmouth International Port sets course for shore power
17:58 Makarov Training Centre advances in the international SIMREC project
17:35 LUKOIL BoD recommends interim dividend amount
17:16 TechnipFMC awarded substantial long-term contract by Petrobras
16:59 First Sakhalin-2 carbon neutral/offset LNG cargo delivered to Japan
16:57 Swire Group joins Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping as strategic partner
16:17 Throughput of port Kavkaz in 9M’2021 fell by 14% Y-o-Y
15:46 Throughput of Murmansk Sea Fish Port in 9M’2021 rose by 11.4% YoY
15:23 Port of Troon welcomes the maiden call of the luxury cruise ship MS Island Sky
15:01 Throughput of port Riga (Latvia) in 9M’2021 dropped by 13.5%
14:23 Smart freight tracking system at the Port of Gothenburg goes live