• 2017 December 27 19:16

    Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex construction project stages get the nod from Russia’s Glavgosexpertiza

    The Federal Main Department of State Expertise (Glavgosexpertiza) has issued positive conclusion on the results of ыtate expert appraisal of planning / design documentation of a shop for maintenance and primary treatment of steel and rolled metal, the hall for blasting,  painting and drying of prefabricated modules, warehouses and service yards of the Far Eastern Zvezda Shipyard based in Bolshoi Kamen, Glavgosexpertiza said.

    The Glavgosexpertiza experts confirmed that the submitted documents, engineering surveys and design documentation for the facilities are fully compliant with the requirements of technical regulations and other requirements, and the design documentation to the results of performed engineering survey.

    The Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex is being built in the Ussuri Bay near Bolshoi Kamen Bay by a Consortium of Rosneftegaz, Rosneft and Gazprombank on the basis of the Far Eastern Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Center. The initial stage of the project first phase was launched in 2016. The completed state expert appraisal included the projects of the 6th, 9th and 13th stages of the Phase 1st.

    The 6th stage includes the construction of halls for blasting, painting and drying of surface steel plates and structures of tankers, gas carriers, PSVs (to be built at Zvezda Shipyard) and of the upper structure of offshore drilling rig with the halls designed as a stand-along building while main equipment and necessary auxiliary sites to be placed in an annex to the building. The stage also includes laying of engineering network, water / heat / power supply systems, water disposal and communication networks. The construction site encompasses 2.78 hectares with the building area of 0.826 hectares.

    The 9th stage of the project, reviewed by the experts of Russia’s Glavgosexpertiza. Includes the construction of a ship for steel / rolled metal surface treatment, a propane-butane gasification station, an indoor warehouse for steel plates and one - for oversized equipment, and other facilities. The land area is 7.88 hectares.

    The 13th stage phase first of the Far East Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex project encompasses the construction of a maintenance workshop, warehouses and service yards, a mobile battery charging shop and other facilities. The maintenance shop is intended for inspection, survey and repair of machinery, equipment, vehicles, control and maintenance of propulsion units, engineering systems, etc.




2021 April 18

16:18 USCG says two crewmembers recovered from capsized lift boat
14:27 Port Canaveral to host commercial vessels for U.S. reflag conversion process
13:48 ABP expands customer offer at Port of Garston
13:11 Suez Canal Authority permitted two personnel of the crew members of the Panamanian vessel to leave for urgent personal circumstances
12:34 IACS announces Incoming Council Chair
11:33 Maritime NZ welcomes new Chief Executive
11:03 RMC and TT-Line ink contract for car and passenger ferry duo
10:25 Local start-up Machine Eye wins £75k in funding from Techstart Ventures and Belfast Harbour
09:41 Logistics services in Dunkerque-Port are expanding with innovative solutions
09:17 USCG recovered one crew member Thursday night from missing lift boat crew

2021 April 17

15:41 BW LPG sells VLGC "BW Empress"
14:23 USCG continues search for missing people from capsized vessel
13:19 Silverstream Technologies and Shell successfully complete trials of the Silverstream® System onboard the LNG carrier Methane Patricia Camila
12:33 Contract for two new car and passenger ferries for TT-Line strengthens RMC's order book significantly
11:21 IACS has published its 2020 Annual Review
10:56 KR and HHI Group sign strategic partnership MOU For GHG issue

2021 April 16

18:00 New multi-regional manual for response to maritime pollution incidents gets jointly published by HELCOM and its partners
17:38 ESPO welcomes Port of Durrës as observer member
17:14 Rosatom estimates demand for tankers and bulkers needed under Arctic project till 2028 at 40 units
16:01 Baltic countries benefit from EMSA’s regional RPAS service for enhanced maritime surveillance
15:03 GPA’s March container trade leaps 48 percent
14:49 Baltic Ports Organization’s Digitalization Managers Group held online meeting
14:25 New rail cargo volumes to and from Stockholm Norvik Port
14:06 Navigation season 2021 opens in Saint-Petersburg
13:12 GTT upgrades its NO96 technology to further reduce the guaranteed Boil Off Rate
12:40 IMO asked to include industry standard on in-water cleaning in its on-going work
12:05 Valenciaport traffic up in March 2021
11:47 Consolidated marine container throughput of Global Ports declined 5.9% in Q1’2021
11:26 Tuapse Sea Commercial Port increased its throughput by 9% in 3M’2021
11:05 The newest ocean cruise ship “Viking Venus” delivered in Ancona
10:34 Rosterminalugol’s coal exports in 3M’21 totaled 6.05 million tonnes
10:12 Crowley begins use of biofuel to power tug Veteran
09:50 Finnish Government proposes amendments to Water Traffic Act
09:27 Oil prices are slightly up
09:09 Baltic Dry Index as of April 15

2021 April 15

18:45 The UAE aims to attain the No. 1 status in Global Food Security Index by 2051
17:58 Public Ferry Terminal in Gdynia to be completed in June
17:35 Tidewater chooses Topsoe’s HydroFlex™ and H2bridge™ technologies for renewable diesel production
16:57 Black Sea Fleet ships go to sea as part of a control check during the winter training period
16:40 Flex LNG and Cheniere enter into time charter party agreements
16:09 Jumbo Shipping and SAL Heavy Lift launch Jumbo-SAL-Alliance
15:44 Wärtsilä caps record-breaking year with scrubber order at Japan Marine United shipyard
15:32 ViaSea Shipping AS based in Norway launches its branch office in Gdynia
15:14 DNV awards world-first Smart notation to CMHI’s offshore rig
15:08 Bunker Weekly Outlook, Week 14, 2021
14:57 The company of the Riga Port produces world-class aluminum high-speed boats
14:36 Servicing Capesize vessels in the port of Riga facilitates access to new cargo and distant markets
14:31 Trafigura to co-sponsor development of MAN Energy Solutions ammonia engine
14:14 NextDecade and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America sign ESA for carbon capture at Rio Grande LNG project in Texas
13:53 BHP, Oldendorff and GoodFuels successfully complete first trial with biofuel supplied in Singapore
13:35 Sparta III delivered cargo for construction of airfield in Arctic
13:13 UECC floats first of three LNG battery hybrid PCTCs
12:59 Cargo transit potential of Northern Sea Route estimated at several million tonnes per year
12:30 Seaports of Okhotsk Sea and Tatar Strait increased their throughput by 15% in 3M’21
12:11 DEME Offshore and Penta-Ocean establish JV to develop Japan’s offshore wind industry
11:41 Panama Canal Authority postpones planned price hike following calls from shipping industry
11:29 Atomflot estimates technical readiness of icebreaker Sibir at 88%
11:07 Georgia Ports Authority orders 28 Konecranes container cranes as larger ship traffic grows
10:34 BHP, Oldendorff and GoodFuels successfully complete first trial with biofuel supplied in Singapore
10:17 Traffic along the Northern Sea Route may become year-round in the near future – Vladimir Putin