• 2020 August 6 12:35

    Transit container transport by RZD network soars 30% in Jan-Jul

    Russian Railways (RZD) in January through July 2020 carried more than 3.2 million of loaded/empty TEU containers across the state-owned rail operator’s network to all destination points. This represents a 15.1% growth on the seven-month period 2019, RZD press office said.

    In the reporting period RZD transported 1.3 million TEUs (+12.1%) to destinations in Russia; about 841 000 TEUs were export containers (+14.8%), about 672 000 TEUs of import containers (+13.8%), and 408 600 TEUs of transit containerised goods (+29.6 per cent).

    The total number of loaded containers (domestic/export/import/transit) increased by 15.8% to about 2.2 million TEUs (or 31.3 million tonnes of freight), which represents a 17.2% gain. The types of goods include: chemicals and soda – 402 000 TEUs (+29.8%); forest cargo – 316 600 TEUs (+6.1%); paper – 204 300 TEUs (+13.5%);industrial goods – 196 000 TEUs (+21.5%); hardware – 175 600 TEUs (+10.3%); machinery, machine toolls, engines – 154 600 TEUs (+23.2%); automobiles and accessories – 124 600 TEUs (-7.9%); ferrous metals – 113 900 TEUs (+45.1%); non-ferrous metals – 80 300 TEUs (+23,5%); other and unitized cargo – 69 000 TEUs (+16,7%); oil and petroleum products – 49 000 TEUs (+0.2%); construction materials – 70 000 TEUs (+10.2%); chemical and mineral fertilizers – 24 500 TEUs (+4.8%); non-ferrous ore and sulfur raw materials – 13 500 TEUs (+33%); steel structures – 8 900 TEUs (+1.5%); fish – 12 100 TEUs (+0.5%); grain – 4 900 TEUs (+12.9%); milling products – 6 200 TEUs (+23%); potatoes, vegetables, fruits – 4 700 TEUs. (a 1.7-times growth); sugar – 1 600 TEUs (+0.1%); salt – 900 TEUs (+19.3%); other food products – 86 300 TEUs (+37.7%).

2021 September 24

15:03 Maersk invests in electrofuels startup company
14:40 International conference “Inland waterways: strategic potential for growth” focused on INFUTURE project was held on September 20
14:13 Dredge spoil disposal system planned for fairway deepening project
13:57 LAS Vice Admiral Kulakov went to the Atlantic
13:33 Wärtsilä ensures optimal performance and minimal carbon footprint for world’s most environmentally friendly ferry
13:09 Wan Hai Lines holds online ship naming ceremony for new vessels
12:38 Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard launched unmanned research ship Pioner-M
12:10 Record mid-year cargo volumes through the Port of Vancouver in 2021
11:46 SCF Group wins sci-tech award for development in Arctic exploration
11:02 Rolls-Royce and Overmarine continue cooperation with future-oriented mtu technologies
10:07 Tallink Grupp secures another short-term charter deal for vessel Silja Europa
09:59 MPA, SSA and GCNS sign MoU to raise carbon accounting capabilities amongst maritime companies in Singapore
09:41 MABUX: Global Bunker Market may continue firm upward trend on Sept 24
09:24 Crude oil prices continue increasing
09:09 Baltic Dry Index as of September 23

2021 September 23

18:05 Maersk calls Jafza home for its first Warehousing & Distribution facility in the UAE
17:25 GTT and Deltamarin receive AiP from American Bureau of Shipping for their new design applied for LNG fueled tanker
17:05 LR grows fleet optimisation offering with GreenSteam acquisition
16:25 The Port of Rotterdam Authority helps German DeltaPort to be a regional hydrogen hub
16:15 Panama Canal joins to the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization
15:39 Dry cargo vessel of RSD59 design, Alexander Ivanov, leaves for sea trials
15:21 ABS grants AIP for next generation liquified CO2 carrier JDP designs
15:05 Synergy Group to take over Maersk Tankers’ technical management business
14:37 DNV and LISCR award AiP to HHI for 40,000 CBM liquefied CO2 carrier design
14:17 Kaliningrad region and FESCO to cooperate in the field of logistics
13:48 Damen can build icebreaking ships for Russia’s Arctic projects within short timeframes
13:25 Sweden’s largest port solar cell system inaugurated at Stockholm Norvik Port
13:15 MABUX: Bunker Weekly Outlook, Week 38, 2021
12:56 Keel-laying of Damen tug series for Atomflot held in Saint-Petersburg
12:51 MSC invests in new efficiency solution to reduce emissions from fleet
11:00 13th Annual Capital Link Shipping & Marine Services Forum took place with great success on September 13, 2021
11:00 Rolls-Royce and Sea Machines sign partnership to cooperate on smart ship and autonomous ship control solutions
10:34 APM Terminals partners with Siemens for energy optimisation and emission reduction at terminals
09:58 Torqeedo and Fassmer Shipyard announce the CIT-E Ferry - a passenger ferry for public transport
09:46 MABUX: Global Bunker Market may demonstrate firm upward evolution on Sept 23
09:29 Crude oil prices continue increasing
09:14 Baltic Dry Index as of September 22

2021 September 22

18:05 ClassNK joins as signatory to Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization
17:47 Localization level of LK-60 icebreakers estimated at 92% in finance terms
17:20 Torvald Klaveness joins over 150 industry leaders and organizations in call for decisive government action to enable full decarbonization of international shipping by 2050
16:55 SC Zvezda counts on signing contracts for 10 tankers under Vostok Oil project in October 2021
16:31 Transition to unmanned navigation and navigation with reduced crews will be possible in Russia in three years
16:30 LR, HHI and KSOE sign MoU to develop digital twin technology for an LNG carrier
16:10 APM Terminals Pipavav marks 1,000 days of safe operations
15:39 Wärtsilä and SHI agree to collaborate on ammonia fuelled engines for future newbuilds
15:14 NAVTEK proves first zero-emissions tugboat performance
14:43 Additional EUR 90 million to be invested in Saimaa Canal infrastructure development
14:14 Valmet AB orders Agilon automated warehouse solution and overhead cranes from Konecranes
13:57 Northern Sea Route will be covered with satellite communication services – expert
13:16 ABB’s Eero Lehtovaara appointed Chair of EU association Waterborne Technology Platform
13:13 LNG bunker terminal construction begins in Bilbao
12:04 Big Data Exchange, National University of Singapore and Sembcorp Marine to explore development of sustainable ocean Data centres
11:31 Russia’s Inland Water Transport Development Concept aimed at raising IWW cargo traffic by 65%
11:08 Pier T Terminal in the Port of Long Beach begins pilot program for 24-hour cargo pickup
10:40 Vadim Shpityak appointed as General Manager of Moby Dik and Yanino Logistic Park
10:15 Tollerort to become preferred hub for COSCO services
09:57 More than 300 ships to be built by 2032 under subsidized leasing programmes
09:40 Crude oil prices increase on reduction of reserves
09:39 MABUX: No firm price trend on global bunker market on Sep 22
09:22 Baltic Dry Index as of September 21