• 2020 January 13 17:53

    Rosterminalugol handled 24.5 million tonnes of coal in 2019, up over 23% YoY

    Coal loading onto seaborne transport performed by Rosterminalugol JSC in January-December 2019 totaled 24.5 million tonnes, up 23%, year-on-year, says the stevedoring company.

    According to the statement, the result should be particularly attributed to the tandem car dumper No 1 replaced in 2018. Throughout the year, the company ensured 100% automation of all production processes and considerably improved synchronization of operations with its railway and seaborne transport partners. The above-mentioned factors ensured the company’s high efficiency amid challenging situation in the coal market of Europe.

    In the reporting period, the terminal handled 340 vessels with Panamax and Post-Panamax ships accounting for 63% of the total number. The average shipload was 72,000 tonnes.

    Between January and December, the company unloaded 343,103 units of the rolling stock, 66,806 units more, year-on-year. Rosterminalugol attributes the growth to a well coordinated and synchronized work with the railways and well arranged system of electronic document flow.

    The following milestones of 2019 confirmed the stevedoring company’s leadership among the coal terminals in the North-West Region of Russia and in the country’s Baltic Basin:

    - May: 107,000 tonnes – maximum daily loading;
    - June: 1,340 railcars – maximum daily unloading;
    - August: 78,170 tonnes – average daily loading throughout month;
    - August: 34,689 railcars – maximum handling throughout month;
    - August: 2.47 million tonnes – maximum unloading of coal throughout month;
    - December: 1,006 railcars – average daily handling of the rolling stock.

    Rosterminalugol JSC (port Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region) is the largest dedicated coal terminal in the European part of Russia featuring application of hi-tech transshipment technologies. The terminal is intended to supply Russian coal produced by a variety of domestic companies. In 2017, Rosterminalugol achieved the record-high result among Russia’s coal terminals – 25 million tonnes. In 2019, the terminal handled 24.5 million tonnes of coal.

    Rosterminalugol features the most advanced equipment including covered railcar dumpers and heaters, stackers and reclaimers, covered container lines and transfer stations, transborders and shiploading machines.

    The terminal’s compliance with both Russian and international requirements on environmental risk management is confirmed by ISO 14001:2015 certificate “Environmental Management System: Requirements and Application Guide.”  Environmental safety at the terminal is ensured by the systems of aspiration, dust suppression, sprinkling, snow generation, and water treatment. Further modernization of the terminal is underway.

    The terminal features covered stations for unloading and transfer of coal, conveyor equipment, rotary car dumpers, shiploaders and the second-to-none system of multi-stage magnetic coal separation.




2020 August 9

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15:35 Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding prepares for Navy frigate work
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13:27 USCG Cutter Legare offloads nearly 5,000 lbs. of cocaine, marijuana
12:49 ACBL names Mike Ellis as new CEO
11:17 POAL and ship’s master fined $432,400 for excessive speed

2020 August 8

15:32 NOAA, U.S. Navy will increase nation’s unmanned maritime systems operations
14:31 Sanmars Sirapinar commences operations in Baltic Sea
13:42 USCG accepts newest fast response cutter
12:03 SCHOTTEL propulsion for first-class expedition cruise vessels
11:18 Australia’s new icebreaker on the move

2020 August 7

18:32 Maersk revamps Europe to Middle East & Indian Subcontinent network
18:00 Rosmorport's to beef up its icebreaking fleet to 38 units in 2020
17:00 World’s first zero-emissions top handlers performing well at Port of Los Angeles
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15:09 Launching of Russia’s first LNG-powered passenger ship Chaika held at Zelenodolsk Shipyard
14:21 North Carolina Ports records year-over-year increases in Fiscal Year 2020
14:09 Cargo traffic at Port Kavkaz in January-July rose 9%
13:21 ABP invests in Port of Lowestoft to support UK Southern North Sea energy sector
13:19 Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard hosts launching ceremony for the RSD59 series MS Pola Marina
12:49 Rosmorport plans expansion of its fleet by 24 newbuilds
12:08 Jan De Nul signs contract with Dogger Bank Wind Farm
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10:37 MSC’s Golden Horn service links China, Korea & Russia’s east coast
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09:51 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Aug 07
09:16 Baltic Dry Index as of Aug 6
09:12 Crude futures prices turn down again

2020 August 6

19:00 FSL Trust agrees to sell three containerships
18:27 Sumitomo Heavy Industries has been granted an “Approval in Principle” for a medium-size high-pressure LNG dual-fueled tanker
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17:26 Royal IHC awarded major contract for supply of FPSO equipment for Yinson
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16:36 Nevsky Shipyard launches the Pavel Leonov, last ship of PV22 series duo
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15:43 Zelenodolsk Shipyard to host tomorrow launching and keel-laying ceremonies
15:41 Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships Port Network was established in Singapore
14:27 MABUX Bunker Weekly Review
13:54 Tolyattii bound heavylift project cargo successfully handled at Port Bronka
13:27 Alaska Marine Lines rail barges upgrade ballast systems
12:46 Davie confirms polar leadership with icebreaker launch
12:35 Transit container transport by RZD network soars 30% in Jan-Jul
11:40 CMA CGM to launch its ever-faster service connecting Spain with Algeria
11:35 Carnival Cruise Line joins industrywide pause in U.S. through October 31
10:18 Shell signs charter contracts for six newbuild LNG carriers
10:15 Fourth IMO Greenhouse Gas Study: Shipping emissions are projected to increase by up to 50% until 2050, relative to 2018
09:58 The Flemish government, Port of Antwerp and SeReAnt together improve the water quality at the Port of Antwerp
09:26 Baltic Dry Index as of Aug 5
09:21 Crude futures prices resume climb
09:10 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Aug 06
08:11 NYK starts operation of its first finished-car logistics terminal in Japan

2020 August 5

18:57 Valenciaport triples air quality control cabins
18:16 U.S. Coast Guard suspends search for missing spearfisher off Maui
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17:35 A delegation of the Port of Gdansk visits Klaipeda
17:06 Voluntary ship slowdown through Swiftsure Bank begins August 1
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16:39 MOL introduces FOCUS Project Part Ⅲ: Virtual Ship Visit Application 'Fleet Tour'
16:29 Admiralty Shipyards starts building fourth CT-192 series trawler the Kapitan Martynov