• 2017 July 4 17:00

    Passenger Port of St. Petersburg welcomed 56 cruise ships in June 2017

    From 01st to 30th of June Passenger Port of St. Petersburg has received 56 cruise ships which brought 122 770 passengers to Saint Petersburg. Seven Seas Explorer and Mein Schiff 6 made their inaugural calls. 

    According to the port, the total berth time of the ships is 105 ship-days, total amount of passenger operations – 441 451.

    Services provided to ships:
    Fresh water bunkering – 18 257 m3
    Garbage collection – 1 298 m3
    Waste-waters reception – 15 239 m3

    In the indicated period 5 helicopters have used the helipad of Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg for landing and take-off.

    On 8th of June, a record number of passengers have arrived at Passenger port of St. Petersburg on board of six cruise ships – 17 911. Thus, the record of two years ago was broken when the Port welcomed 14 568 cruise tourists. These six vessels have already made 17 calls at Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg in 2017 and are the largest, simultaneously moored at the berths of the Port.

    On June 21st Passenger Port of St. Petersburg for the first time in cruise season 2017 has received 7 cruise ships. The vessels have brought more than 12 232 passengers abroad. The total length of moored ships – 1.8 km. According to the increase of shipcalls during the cruise season 2017 the Port will receive maximum number of ships three times more often than previous cruise season.

    On 22nd of June cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer (Regent Seven Seas Cruises) has made its maiden call to Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg. Until the end of summer season 2017 Seven Seas Explorer will visit the Passenger Port of St. Petersburg 6 times.

    On June 23rd cruise ship Mein Schiff 6 operated by TUI Cruises made its Inaugural call to Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg. Traditionally a welcome plaque ceremony was arranged on board the vessel.
    Mein Schiff 6 will make the next call at the Port on July 3rd, during the Baltic cruise.

    On June 29th ferry Princess Anastasia (MOBY SPL) called the Passenger Port of St. Petersburg for the first time during the 2017 cruise season. «PP SPb MF» PLC has been cooperating with the ferry line since 2010 – its foundation. For 7 years, ferries made more than 200 calls at the Port. During cruise season 2017 the ferry will make 2 calls at the Port.

    Maximum number of vessels at the Passenger Port of St. Petersburg this month - 7 vessels on 21st of June.

2020 July 7

18:06 ZIM unveils new digital services
17:49 Great Arctic Regatta started in Saint Petersburg
17:27 Crude exports via Kozmino in HI’2020 grew by 5% YoY
17:02 Deepsea Atlantic drilling rig returning to Johan Sverdrup
16:35 Optimarin successfully completes IMO G8 and USCG test programme
16:12 Alfa Laval takes its service offer to the next level through remote service guidance
15:56 New ferry line Baltic Link launched at the port of Riga
15:28 RF Government allocates RUB 320 million to subsidize shipping companies
15:02 ABP delivers project cargo using North Lincolnshire’s waterways
14:32 Air Liquide and the Port of Rotterdam Authority launch initiative for hydrogen road transport
14:02 Konecranes to deliver mobile harbor crane to new terminal in Trieste
13:46 Bunker prices rise at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
13:32 KNOT concludes long-term charter contract with PetroChina for shuttle tanker
13:11 CMA CGM announces GRR from Asia to West Africa
12:49 Throughput of Vostochny Port in HI’2020 grew by 6% YoY
12:30 GTT Training and Wavelink Maritime Institute in collaboration to deliver LNG training in Singapore
12:23 Tom Hautekiet becomes new CEO Port of Zeebrugge
12:01 IMO endorses guidance on ensuring seafarers’ access to medical care onshore
11:58 NRP facilitates long-term financing for a newbuilt arctic container vessel
11:00 The CMA CGM Group simplifies its trade network on the Transpacific trade
10:52 First jacket successfully installed at Moray East, Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm
10:52 Aker Arctic joins ePIcenter project
10:14 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, July 07
10:08 Zvezda shipyard starts steel cutting for nuclear-powered icebreaker Rossiya, Project 10510
09:31 Oil prices are decreasing
09:13 Baltic Dry Index as of July 6
08:40 Klaveness Combination Carriers secures the first sustainability linked bank financing in Norwegian shipping

2020 July 6

19:07 Equinor awarded framework contract for engineering and installation services on Statfjord
18:27 CMA CGM to launch Round the Africa service
18:07 APM Terminals Buenos Aires facilitates first ever export of lemons from Argentina to China
17:31 Northern Sea Route cargo traffic in 6M’2020 reached 14.8 million tonnes
17:30 Kloosterboer starts construction of Cool Port II at City Terminal Rotterdam
17:06 ArcelorMittal issues invitation to tender for heat network in North Sea Port
16:45 Damen delivers five zero emissions propulsion ferries to Arriva in Copenhagen
16:12 Kvaerner improves financial results and outlook
15:32 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO fell to RUB 9,623 in RF spot market
15:08 EMSA’s RPAS to support Finnish, Estonian and Swedish Coast Guard functions
14:05 Zvezda Shipyard lays down fifth Aframax tanker, Nursultan Nazarbayev
13:33 Throughput of Port Vysotsky in 6M’2020 fell by 16.5% YoY
13:10 CMA CGM announces PSS from the Indian Subcontinent, Middle East Gulf, Red Sea & Egypt Red Sea ports to the US Gulf, US East Coast & Canada East Coast
12:00 Sembcorp Marine President & CEO appointed Co-chair of International Advisory Panel on Maritime Decarbonisation
11:01 A.P. Moller - Maersk to acquire European specialist KGH Customs Services
11:00 The car carrier Höegh Xiamen declared a constructive total loss after fire
10:31 IMO is holding an informal (virtual) preliminary discussion session on short-term measures for reducing GHG emissions from ships
10:22 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, July 06
10:00 GTT receives an order from Zvezda for the tank design of five ARC7 ice-breaking LNG carriers
09:56 Republic of Korea implements national sulphur emission control area
09:47 Tallink Grupp cancels Riga-Saaremaa direct special trip
09:29 AS Tallink Grupp published its statistics for June 2020 and 2Q of 2020 financial year
09:13 Baltic Dry Index as of July 3

2020 July 5

15:02 FURUNO acquire EMRI A/S, Danish based provider of advanced ships Maneuvering and Steering Systems
14:51 HamiltonJet partners with RIBCRAFT to power 48 US Navy RHIBs
13:42 Ingalls Shipbuilding awarded $936 million contract to build navy destroyer
12:18 Huisman to deliver offshore mast crane for wind turbine installation in Taiwan
10:44 USCG assists disabled vessels near Freeport, Texas

2020 July 4

15:01 APL announces storage arrangements for China reefer imports
14:39 MAN to supply compression technology for offshore gas production
13:28 Naval Group selected iXblue to supply navigation systems for Gowind-class vessels
12:33 USCG halts illegal charter, rescues 2 on disabled jet ski near Venetian Causeway Bridge
11:04 DNV GL: Ports can be the front runners of the energy transition, if port authorities and industry sectors join forces