• 2020 January 14 17:18

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 2019 grew by 2.9% to 840.3 million tonnes of cargo (detalization)

    In January-December 2019, seaports of Russia handled 840.3 million tonnes of cargo (up 2.9%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled 376.0 million tonnes (-3.0%) including 176.0 million tonnes of coal (+9.0%), 56.5 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+5.4%), 38.6 million tonnes of grain (-30.9%), 26.7 million tonnes of ferrous metal (-12.6%), 18.9 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (+6.3%), 8.9 million tonnes of ore (+29.4%), 6.0 million tonnes of cargo carried by ferries (down 2.0 times) and 5.1 million tonnes of timber (-7.8%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 464.3 million tonnes (+8.2%) including 276.1 million tonnes of crude oil (+8.1%), 149.9 million tonnes of oil products (+3.3%) and 32.8 million tonnes of liquefied gas (+41.6%).

    Exports totaled 654.0 (+4.9%), imports - 37.2 million tonnes (+2.8%), transit - 67.2 million tonnes (+4.5%), short-sea traffic - 81.8 million tonnes (-11.9%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 104.8 million tonnes (+13.0%, year-on-year) including 31.7 million tonnes of dry cargo (+4.1%) and 73.1 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+17.4%). The port of Murmansk handled 61.9 million tonnes (+2.0%), Sabetta - 27.7 million tonnes (up 1.6 times), Varandey - 7.2 million tonnes (+2.3%), Arkhangelsk - 2.7 million tonnes (-3.0%).

    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled 256.4 million tonnes (+4.1%) including 110.2 million tonnes of dry cargo (+0.4%) and 146.2 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+7.1%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 103.9 million tonnes (+5.2%), Primorsk - 61.0 million tonnes (+14.1%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 59.8 million tonnes (+0.9%), Vysotsk - 19.4 million tonnes (+3.3%).

    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Don Basin handled 258.1 million tonnes (-5.2%) including 96.1 million tonnes of dry cargo (-19.4%), 162.0 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+5.8%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 156.8 million tonnes (+1.3%), Tuapse - 25.2 million tonnes (-1.5%), Kavkaz - 20.9 million tonnes (-30.6%), Rostov-on-Don - 16.0 million tonnes (-4.1%), Taman - 15.0 million tonnes (+6.2%).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 7.4 million tonnes (up 1.5 times) including 2.8 million tonnes of dry cargo (+4.2%) and 4.6 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (up 2.1 times). The port of Makhachkala handled 4.7 million tonnes (up 1.9 times), Astrakhan - 2.2 million tonnes (+13.7%).

    Operators of seaports in the Far East Basin handled 213.5 million tonnes (+6.5%) including 135.3 million tonnes of dry cargo (+7.8) and 78.2 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+4.3%). Port Vostochny handled 73.5 million tonnes (+6.2%), Vanino - 31.4 million tonnes (+6.6%), Nakhodka - 25.6 million tonnes (+5.3%), Vladivostok - 23.9 million tonnes (+13.1%), De-Kastri - 13.6 million tonnes (+7.5%), Posiet - 7.7 million tonnes (+8.3%), Prigorodnoye - 16.0 million tonnes (-5.8%).

2020 September 18

18:53 Russian ports switch to unified digital platform for daily scheduling of vessels layout and traffic
18:17 KR issues world’s first cyber security class notation to HHI for very large LPG carriers
17:59 Rosmorport takes part in TRANSTEC International Transport Corridors Forum
17:37 Land purchase in Saint Petersburg: new service center for SCHOTTEL in Russia
17:26 Start-ups invited to enter competition to win £75,000 grant to develop innovate port technology
17:11 New high-speed passenger ship put into operation in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District
17:06 SEACOR Marine forms new Sustainability Council to lead enhanced ESG program
16:51 District awards $15.4 million contract to dredge Freeport Lower Stauffer Reach channel
16:48 DP World and Dubai Customs to assess opportunities to develop trade links between UAE and Israel
16:30 Gazprom Nedra and Marine Rescue Service test SeaDrone MG in Arctic conditions
16:09 SG-STAR Fund: First global tripartite initiative to support countries for crew change
16:02 IUMI raises concerns over increased accumulation risk for yachts and inland vessels
15:43 USCG releases new plan to protect global maritime security
15:08 CMA CGM informs of revised port charges in Ghana
14:51 Bunker prices are stable at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
14:24 Goods traffic between North Sea Port and hinterland by inland waterways continues to increase
14:07 Vostochny Port installs four more dust capturing units
13:10 Last jackets to leave Dubai and head for the Moray East offshore wind farm
12:53 Admiralteiskie Verfi shipyard starts assembling major equipment on two trawlers for RFC
12:22 Reconstruction of Klaipeda Seaport breakwaters to increase competitiveness of economy in Lithuania
12:01 Kalmar to support DP World’s continuing expansion at Caucedo with new terminal tractors and empty container handlers
11:03 Naming ceremony held for Japan’s first LNG bunkering vessel
10:48 BIMCO introduces new PIs and KPIs to help improve performance
10:16 ECSA publishes study on implications of EU ETS for shipping
10:10 Keel laying of Tallink’s newest vessel MyStar takes place in Rauma shipyard, Finland
09:54 Port of Oakland import volume up for third straight month
09:51 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Sept 16
09:47 Tallink Grupp’s vessel Baltic Queen arrives in Riga for the first time
09:23 Oil prices rise after a recent decrease
09:09 Baltic Dry Index as of September 17

2020 September 17

18:05 Digital Twin Ready certification awarded to Furuno
17:54 Damen launches Marine Aggregate Dredger for Hanson
17:52 Verifavia launches industry’s first “3-Way Plug & Play” dashboard
17:41 Nord Star officially listed as first resident of RF Arctic Zone
17:30 ITF and IMEC contribute US$500,000 to the Singapore Shipping Tripartite Alliance Resilience
17:06 Azerbaijan State Marine Academy offers skills development and advanced training courses for ASCO employees
16:43 Ship banned in Australia for AUD $118,000 in unpaid crew wages
16:15 COVID-19 is negatively impacting the offshore energy insurance sector, but market is beginning to harden, says IUMI
16:00 Gasum secures contract with Celsa Armeringsstål AS including LNG deliveries and new terminal
15:42 Diana Shipping announces the sale of a Panamax dry bulk vessel
15:28 FESCO launches regular intermodal service for seafood delivery from Far East to China
15:18 MABUX releases Bunker Weekly Overview
15:09 IMO-Singapore webinar charts ways forward for decarbonisation of shipping
14:15 Bollinger awarded contract for state-of-the-art floating dry dock for the US new Columbia Class ballistic missile submarine
13:56 Bunker prices are going down in the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
13:32 LR accepted by MarinTrust as a new registered Certification Body
13:10 Rosmorport announces expansion of Onega seaport limits
12:33 Lead nuclear-powered icebreaker of Project 22220, Arktika, leaves for Murmansk on September 22
12:01 Konecranes wins order for two more mobile harbor cranes from ZHD Stevedores in the Netherlands
11:30 Abu Dhabi Ports’ Smart Container Initiative to cut emissions by half
11:05 New rail link opens between Oslo and the Port of Gothenburg
10:54 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Pakistan to North Europe, North Africa and Mediterranean
10:52 Fleet of Rosmorport’s Astrakhan Branch expanded with Nerpa aerosleigh
10:29 Rosmorport signs contract with Marine Rescue Service for reconstruction of Vanino-Kholmsk ferry crossing
10:04 Powers of Konstantin Palnikov as RS General Director extended from October 2020
09:33 Oil prices decrease after a recent rise
09:16 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Sept 17
09:11 Baltic Dry Index as of September 16

2020 September 16

18:05 Busan Port enhances protection of Gamcehon Port from COVID-19
17:52 Launching of trawler Vseslav and keel-laying of similar ship held in Svetly of Kaliningrad Region