• 2021 January 18 13:00

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 2020 declined by 2.3% (detalization)

    Oil handling fell by 14.9%, dry cargo handling grew by 7.6%

    In January-December 2020, seaports of Russia handled 820.8 million tonnes, down 2.3%, year-on-year, says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Handling of dry cargo totaled 404.7 million tonnes (+7.6%) including 188.6 million tonnes of coal (+7.1%), 57.7 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+2.1%), 50.3 million tonnes of grain (+30.3%), 19.2 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (+1.6%), 13.2 million tonnes of ore (+47.8%), 26.9 million tonnes of ferrous metal (+0.7%).

    Hanlding of liquid bulk cargo totaled 416.1 million tonnes (-10.4%) including 235.1 million tonnes of crude oil (-14.9%), 142.6 million tonnes of oil products (-4.9%), 32.6 million tonnes of liquefied gas (-0.7%) and 4.5 million tonnes of liquid food (+7.7%).

    Exports via Russian ports totaled 646.6 million tonnes (-1.1%), imports - 36.6 million tonnes (-1.7%), transit - 61.6 million tonnes (-8.4%), short-sea traffic - 76.0 million tonnes (-7.0%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 96.0 million tonnes (-8.4%) including 30.1 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (-4.9%) and 65.9 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-9.9 %). The port of Murmansk handled 56.1 million tonnes (-9.3%), Sabetta - 27.8 million tonnes (+0.5%), Varandei – 4.9 million tonnes (-31.8%), Arkhangelsk - 3.3 million tonnes (+22.4%).
    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled 241.5 million tonnes (-5.8%) including 112.8 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+2.4%) and 128.7 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-12.0%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 102.6 million tonnes (-1.2%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 59.9 million tonnes (+0.1%), Primorsk - 49.3 million tonnes (-19.2%), Vysotsk - 18.6 million tonnes (-4.2%), Kaliningrad - 10.4 million tonnes (-5.7%).
    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Black Sea Basin handled 252.0 million tonnes (-2.4%) including 111.6 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+16.1%), 140.4 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-13.4%). The ports of Novorossiysk handled 141.8 million tonnes (-9.6%), Tuapse - 26.8 million tonnes (+6.2%), Taman - 22.0 million tonnes (+46.5%), Kavkaz - 21.9 million tonnes (+4.5%), Rostov-on-Don - 17.8 million tonnes (+11.0%), Yeisk - 4.2 million tonnes (-1.2%).
    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 8.1 million tonnes (+9.5%) including 3.4 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+21.2%) and 4.7 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+2.5%). The port of Makhachkala handled 5.0 million tonnes (+6.8 %), Astrakhan - 2.5 million tonnes (+14.4%).
    Operators of seaports in the Far East Basin handled 223.2 million tonnes (+4.6%) including 146.8 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+8.5%) and 76.4 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-2.3%). Vostochny port handled 77.4 million tonnes (+5.2%), Vanino - 33.5 million tonnes (+6.5%), Nakhodka - 26.8 million tonnes (+4.7%), Vladivostok – 24.7 million tonnes (+3.4%), Prigorodnoye - 16.4 million tonnes (+2.4%), De-Kastri - 13.2 million tonnes (-2.8%).  

    In the 12-month period of 2020, seaports of Russia handled 14,900 passenger ships (-30.2%), sea terminals serviced 567,600 people (3.7 times less, year-on-year). The number of departing passengers totaled 283,900 (down 2.2 times), arriving – 282,600 (down 2.6 times).  1,140 transit passengers were serviced in the reporting period versus 719,00 people in the same period of the previous year.

    Most of passengers were serviced at dedicated passenger terminals of Yalta – 419,200 people (down 35.1%), Sochi – 89,600 (-39.6%) and Kholmsk – 20,500 (-28.7%).

2021 March 4

15:15 Global shipping CO2 emissions decreased 1% in 2020 - Marine Benchmark
14:32 BW Group and Miros launch fuel-saving, emissions-reducing JV
14:05 Zvezda Shipyard lays down seventh Aframax tanker, Academic Ivanter
13:32 IAA PortNews to hold webinar dedicated to Yenisey as one of Siberian waterways on March 17
13:01 APM Terminals Valencia assembles three new Rubber Tyred Gantry cranes
12:03 Expeditionary Survey Boat Hydrograaf named at Damen Shipyards Den Helder
11:46 Roadmap approved for reduction of coal industry’s environmental impact
11:03 DNV supports Hapag-Lloyd’s milestone green financing
10:29 Gazpromneft-Lubricants solidifies the cooperation with FESCO
10:17 DuPont awarded grant from Singapore’s National Water Agency to increase sustainability of desalination for clean water
10:08 Tallink Grupp reports its statistics for February 2021
09:44 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Mar 04, 2021
09:27 Oil prices continue rising
09:11 Baltic Dry Index as of March 3

2021 March 3

18:20 Star Bulk Carriers announces acquisition of two resale modern high specification Kamsarmax vessels
18:16 Jumbo and SAL intend to form joint venture
17:55 ABS publishes landmark U.S. Offshore Wind Report
17:48 4.81 million tonnes of cargo carried by Northern Sea Route in January-February 2021
17:24 Chancellor put ports at heart of regional growth and prosperity
17:17 Latvia’s innovative technologies enhance the competitiveness of the Port of Riga
16:54 Rates approved for investment harbor dues collected by Rosmorport in Murmansk
16:29 Missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov of RF Navy’s Northern Fleet sailed to Barents Sea for exercises
16:05 Royal IHC and Cochin Shipyard sign MoU to provide a trailing suction hopper dredger to be built for Dredging Corporation of India
15:20 Grimaldi christened ro-ro vessel Eco Livorno
15:02 Yantar Shipyard acquires more equipment of domestic origin
14:38 Delo Group assets develop joint operations
14:13 Holland Shipyards Group to retrofit Future Proof Shipping’s vessel to sail on H2 power
14:10 Russia and Syria look into establishment of joint shipping line
13:47 World Shipping Council strengthens its organisation in Asia and the USA
13:24 Russian frigate Admiral Kasatonov visits Akzas-Karagach naval base in Turkey
13:05 Support vessels of RF Navy's Northern Fleet entered the Cyprus port of Limassol
12:36 Throughput of Rostov-on-Don port in 2M’2021 remained flat, year-on-year
12:11 DP World implements Zodiac System in Jebel Ali Port’s terminal-3 to enable 100% automation of facilities
11:33 IMO publishes guidelines to port State control for on board fuel oil sampling
11:14 Aleksandr Smirnov appointed as General Director of Rosmorport
11:12 Associated British Ports signs Mental Health in Maritime Pledge
10:25 Rates approved for investment harbor dues in Big Port Saint Petersburg, Vysotsk, Primorsk and Ust-Luga seaports
10:03 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Mar 03, 2021
09:53 Bunker prices continue rising at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:32 Oil prices go up in expectation of OPEC+ meeting
09:18 Baltic Dry Index as of March 2
08:41 The Port of Sagunto will reduce energy consumption in roads by 54% with the installation of LED lights

2021 March 2

19:00 Zelenodolsk Plant lays down two high-speed passenger hydrofoils of Project 03830, Meteor-2020
18:45 Crowley promotes Dan Warner to Chief Financial Officer
18:05 The RSS Sir David Attenborough delivered to LR Class
17:54 Manufacture of auxiliary drilling modules for ice-resistant platform LSP “A” is underway
17:47 TORM purchases eight MR product tankers with chemical trading capabilities from TEAM Tankers in a partly share-based transaction
17:39 Inchcape’s new Port Cost Estimator is missing link in voyage cost puzzle
17:28 CMA CGM acquired a 50% interest minus one share in TTIA container terminal in Algeciras, Spain
17:25 First hydrogen filling station opened in Amsterdam port
17:21 Framo will supply pumping systems for foundations of Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm project
17:06 Haldor Topsoe joins Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping as Strategic Corporate Partner
16:21 USCG, partners rescue two pilots from downed aircraft off Lanai
16:15 The Prax Group agrees exclusive crude oil supply arrangement with Trafigura
15:48 Ardmore Shipping takes on commercial management of four Carl Buettner chemical tankers
15:47 Ocean Infinity acquires MMT
15:00 Bunker sales at Vladivostok port in 2M’2021 fell by 34% YoY
14:38 Tenderers sought for upcoming Port Hedland channel marker project
14:22 Local contractor wins Mt Bassett water reservoir demolition job
13:46 Mega RO-RO vessels handled in record time thanks to investment by PSA Zeebrugge