• 2019 November 12 17:51

    Admiral Makarov SUMIS participates in the international investigative project on oil spill response

    Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping takes part in the international oil spill response investigative project «SIMREC» («Simulators for improving Cross-Border Oil Spill Response in Extreme Conditions»), the University says in a press release.

    The SIMREC project implies close cooperation between authorities and research institutes in reducing risks caused by increased shipping intensity and oil spills in extreme conditions. Its goal is the creation of educational technical complexes and procedures for effective cross-border training and management.

    As an active participants of the project, experts from marine simulation training centre of the Admiral Makarov SUMIS will develop education programs for specialists in emergency response to oil spills and provide a training base for developing practical skills in oil spill emergency response.

    SIMREC involves the international team of scientists under the coordination of Kotka Marine Research Association. Apart from Admiral Makarov SUMIS, the team includes representatives of the St. Petersburg State Marine Technical University, Aalto University, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences and the University of Helsinki.

    The project with a total value of 1.4 million euros is financed by the Governments of the Russian Federation, the Republic of Finland and the EU for the development of cross-border cooperation between states. The project will be completed by 31.08.2022.

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 10M'2019 grew by 3.2% to 701.6 million tonnes of cargo (detalization)

    In January-October 2019, seaports of Russia handled 701.8 million tonnes of cargo (up 3.2%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled 314.0 million tonnes (-3.5%) including 147.3 million tonnes of coal (+8.9%), 46.9 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+5.7%), 32.2 million tonnes of grain (-32.9%), 22.1 million tonnes of ferrous metal (-12.2%), 15.6 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (+6.2%), 7.5 million tonnes of ore (+33.4%), 5.2 million tonnes of cargo carried by ferries (down 2.2 times), 4.3 million tonnes of timber (-6.5%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 387.6 million tonnes (+9.3%) in 232.5 million tonnes of crude oil (+10.7%), 123.6 million tonnes of oil products (+1.4%) and 27.0 million tonnes of liquefied gas (up 1.5 times).

    Exports totaled 546.4 million tonnes (+5.4%), imports - 31.0 million tonnes (+3.5%), transit - 55.3 million tonnes (+5.0%), short-sea traffic – 68.9 million tonnes (-12.4%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 87.4 million tonnes of cargo (+15.6%, year-on-year) including 26.3 million tonnes of dry cargo (+3.9%) and 61.1 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+21.5%). The port of Murmansk handled 51.6 million tonnes (+2.3%), Sabetta - 23.0 million tonnes (up 1.8 times), Varandey – 6.0 million tonnes (+4.0%), Arkhangelsk - 2.3 million tonnes (-4.1%).

    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled 215.8 million tonnes (+5.2%) including 92.5 million tonnes of dry cargo (+2.3%) and 123.3 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+8.8%). The ort of Ust-Luga handled 87.5 million tonnes (+7.3%), Primorsk - 51.8 million tonnes (+16.7%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 50.0 million tonnes (+1.7%), Vysotsk - 16.2 million tonnes (+5.3%).

    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Don Basin handled 214.5 million tonnes (-6.4%) including 80.0 million tonnes of dry cargo (-21.5%) and 134.5 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+5.6%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 130.2 million tonnes (+1.6%), Tuapse - 20.4 million tonnes (-5.1%), Kavkaz - 18.0 million tonnes (-32.7%), Rostov-on-Don - 13.5 million tonnes (-6.9%), Taman - 12.2 million tonnes (+5.1).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 6.1 million tonnes (up 1.5 times) including 3.8 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (up 2.2 times) and 2.3 million tonnes of dry cargo (+5.3%). The port of Makhachkala handled 3.8 million tonnes (up 1.8 times), Astrakhan - 1.8 million tonnes (+18.7%).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 177.7 million tonnes (+6.2%) including 112.8 million tonnes of dry cargo (+7.1%) and 64.9 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+4.8%). Port Vostochny handled 61.2 million tonnes (+5.2%), Vanino - 26.1 million tonnes (+7.3%), Nakhodka - 21.4 million tonnes (+4.8%), Vladivostok - 18.6 million tonnes (+6.7%), De-Kastri - 11.4 million tonnes (+11.2%), Posiet - 6.7 million tonnes (+11.3%), Prigorodnoye - 13.1 million tonnes (-6.2%).

    Association of Commercial Sea Ports (ASOP) set up in 1987 unites over 50 organizations and enterprises of Russia’s maritime transport. ASOP comprises commercial seaports, forwarding and agency companies, scientific research institutes and marine educational institutions. Operational results of Russian port sector are based on statistics reports and cover all stevedoring companies operating in the Russian Federation.

2020 November 23

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16:34 Damen completes Eidsvaag Opal conversion
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15:41 Vard secures contract for eight marine robotic vessels
15:17 RF Transport Ministry confirms its intention to introduce investment charges in seaports from 2021
14:53 Hydrographic boat of Project 19920 joins RF Navy’s Northern Fleet
14:31 Concordia Maritime CFO resigns from his position
14:09 Friendship 2020 joint exercise of the Egyptian Navy and the Russian Navy Bridge ends at the Black Sea Fleet
13:25 Ningbo Containerized Freight index rises by 19.8% in November 2020
12:34 Average spot market price for Russian M100 product climbed to RUB 13,184 pmt
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12:02 Chinese ports container throughput down 0.03% to 217.2 million TEU from January to October 2020
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11:11 Brodosplit lays keels for two coastal patrol vessels
10:19 HELCOM revamps its tool for tracking implementation progress
10:12 MacGregor supports China’s Lingshui 17-2 gas field development
09:57 MABUX: Bunker Market this morning, Nov 23
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09:25 Oil prices rise on hope for demand recovery
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2020 November 22

16:23 Ørsted and NABTU sign landmark MOU for U.S. offshore wind workforce transition
15:18 Port Canaveral cruise terminal parking to feature E-PASS® contactless transaction technology
14:21 USCG Cutter Stratton returns home after crewmembers test positive for COVID
13:26 New Wallenius SOL service delivers 200,000 extra tonnes of paper reels to PSA Zeebrugge terminal
12:18 Port NOLA's Brandy D. Christian receives 2020 C. Alvin Bertel Award
11:41 BPA announces the release of UK Ports industry magazine
10:42 Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returns to homeport from Caribbean patrol

2020 November 21

16:12 Impact assessment agency of Canada interim report an incomplete analysis omitting a number of important facts
15:49 Cummins introduces X15 Stage V solution for European inland waterways
15:18 Belfast Harbour supports launch of Maritime Belfast Trust
14:07 Remote repair helmet overcomes pandemic restrictions
13:39 Armstrong Marine USA of Port Angeles, Wa. launches new identity as BRIX MARINE
12:24 Mackay provides electronics package for two Vigor-built pilot boats commissioned by Los Angeles Pilot Service
11:38 Third quarter 2020 business activity strong CMA CGM Group operating performance

2020 November 20

18:00 CMA CGM to launch the FLAMINGO EXPRESS service
17:49 Senior Arctic Officials’ plenary meeting held in a virtual format
17:05 Australia to end crew contract extensions
16:52 Port of Algeciras was awarded the ESPO Award 2020
16:33 FSUE "Rosmorport" takes part in International Forum "Transport of Russia"
16:05 MOL's new app boosts efficiency with real-time processing of ship operational data
15:40 Novotrans ensured 100-pct loading of Baltiysk ferry on Ust-Luga-Baltiysk line
15:08 ABP invests around £2 million in new lock gates in Ipswich
14:22 PD Ports unveils plans for River Tees Digital Platform
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13:44 Tallink receives Finnish Government guarantee for additional loan
13:21 Golar and Black & Veatch announce collaboration in floating ammonia production, carbon capture, green LNG and other emerging technologies
13:03 Zvezda starts cutting steel for lead LNG tanker of new ARC 7 class series
12:10 The “ECO Valencia” arrives to València
11:37 Maersk works with the Long Beach Harbor Trucking Association
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10:46 Wärtsilä 14 EU Stage V compliant engines selected for Swiss Inland ferries
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09:33 Oil prices are recovering
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2020 November 19

18:25 Klaveness Combination Carriers posts Q3 2020 results
18:06 Lloyd’s Register appointed Commercial Manager for North Europe