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  • 2021 January 20 11:43

    Rosmorport’s icebreakers completed over 2,400 pilotage operations in freezing seaports of Russia this season

    In total, FSUE "Rosmorport" operates in 15 freezing seaports of the country

    The icebreakers of FSUE “Rosmorport” continue to successfully provide pilotage of ships in the freezing seaports of Russia. More than 2,400 ship pilotages have already been completed. After the New Year holidays, the icebreakers Kapitan Plakhin and Yuri Lisyansky began to work in addition to work in the Baltic, and the Dikson icebreaker in the seaport of Arkhangelsk.

    Kapitan Plakhin provides ship entries to the Big Port Saint Petersburg, while Yuri Lisyansky provides ship entries to the seaports of Vysotsk and Primorsk.

    The Dikson icebreaker is a Mudyug class diesel icebreaker. In 2019, the Dixon icebreaker performed a unique towing of the world's only floating power unit Akademik Lomonosov along the Northern Sea Route from Murmansk to Pevek. In addition to the "Dixon" icebreaker, Kapitan Chadaev, Kapitan Kosolapov and Kapitan Yevdokimov icebreakers were previously involved in pilotage services during icebreaking season 2020-2021 in the seaport of Arkhangelsk.

    Kapitan Plakhin is a port icebreaker, named after captain Panteleimon Plakhin, recognized as the best captain of the USSR Ministry of River Fleet. Yuri Lisyansky is a Russian port icebreaker of the 97А project, named after the Russian navigator Yuri Lisyansky. The FSUE "Rosmorport" icebreaker group in the Gulf of Finland consists of 6 linear and 6 port icebreakers. Kapitan Dranitsyn icebreaker was additionally involved in order to strengthen the icebreaker group.

    In total, FSUE "Rosmorport" operates in 15 freezing seaports of the country and has a fleet of 36 icebreakers and icebreaking tugs. The icebreaking group of FSUE «Rosmorport» is the largest icebreaking group in the world.

    In 2020, FSUE Rosmorport began to carry out piloting vessels through the ice from December 7.




2021 December 7

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15:27 Ships of RF Navy and Egypt Navy start naval phase of Bridge of Friendship 2021 joint exercise
15:03 Wärtsilä partners with Microsoft to strengthen their Edge platform and industrialise Marine IoT
14:41 NOVATEK and RWE sign MOU on decarbonization and LNG
14:23 ABS grants Alfa Laval the marine industry’s first approval in principle for firing boilers with methanol
14:08 Nonius Engineering supports International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” as its Sponsor
13:50 Cox Marine collaborates with clean maritime consortium to demonstrate world-first diesel-hydrogen outboard
13:22 The leading Russian supertrawler for the Russian Fishery Company has successfully inclined
12:36 Throughput of Rostov-on-Don port in 11M’2021 fell by 15%, year-on-year
12:14 Stena Line to open new daily route to Finland
11:49 Russia joins the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks
11:12 Exports of Sibanthracite Group to India in 2021 to total 3.5 million tonnes of coal and anthracite
11:00 Long Beach and Los Angeles keep ‘Container Dwell Fee’ on hold until Dec. 13
10:51 DSV launches Green Logistics to accelerate the green transition of the industry
10:47 Throughput of Taganrog port in 11M’2021 fell by 2% Y-o-Y
10:24 Average spot market price for Russian M100 product fell to RUB 25,252 pmt
10:06 Flag-raising ceremony held on Norvezhskoye More trawler, first serial factory ship of KMT01 design
09:45 MABUX: Global bunker indexes to turn to firm upward trend on Dec. 07
09:28 Baltic Dry Index as of December 3
09:13 Crude oil prices continue rising

2021 December 6

18:37 The Port of Bergen changes the name of the Hurtigruten terminal
18:22 Preliminary results of Volga Basin cargo traffic – 41.39 million tonnes
18:14 Equinor invests in battery storage company
17:55 ENGIE and Masdar form US$5 billion strategic alliance to drive UAE’s green hydrogen economy
17:38 Moody’s upgrades Global Ports’ rating to Ba1 with stable outlook
17:16 Solstad Offshore announces long-term contracts in Brazil
16:44 Port of HaminaKotka cargo turnover in 11M’2021 fell by 1.5%
16:20 TezMedz and Tabiyat.pk signs contract with Maersk for integrated cold chain solutions
16:05 “K” Line obtains VSPS regarding Australian quarantine for car carrier
15:55 LR and InterManager share new insights into the causes of lifeboat accidents
15:50 Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg upgrades its infrastructure
15:14 Diana Shipping announces the acquisition of a resale new-building Capesize dry bulk vessel
14:57 Arctia’s IB Otso sets off for the Bay of Bothnia as the season’s first icebreaker
14:35 Cargo traffic within Azov-Don Basin of Russia’s IWWs fell by 14.2% in 2021
14:03 Jan De Nul receives the transport & installation for Vesterhav Nord & Syd wind farm in Denmark
13:48 Onezhsky Shipyard lays down sixth crab catching ship for Russian Crab Group
13:16 DOTr, PPA unveil P316 million Zamboanga port expansion
12:42 Cargo transportation by Volga-Don Canal decreased by 10.6% in navigation season 2021
12:14 New technology risks must be tackled despite decade of progress in ship safety, warns DNV
11:57 Сruise ship Peotr Veliky made first technological voyage
11:38 Mohammed bin Rashid and Mohamed bin Zayed launch UAE Rail Program
11:14 IAA PortNews’ summary of previous week news
10:51 MABUX: No firm trend on Global bunker market on Dec 06
10:20 New shipyard for large-capacity facilities should be built in Russia – opinion
09:29 Crude oil market sees recovery of prices
09:12 Baltic Dry Index as of December 3

2021 December 5

15:03 GasLog Ltd. places order at DSME for four 174000m3 gas carriers
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12:33 Port of Felixstowe tops 100 million TEU
11:51 Vuosaari fairway deepening project completed on schedule, safely and under budget
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2021 December 4

15:21 MOL and Flotation Energy to explore offshore floating wind in Japan
14:51 Sembcorp Marine's LMG Marin to design world’s first zero-emission fuel tanker
13:09 USCG, royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force sign MOU
12:34 The Hurtigruten terminal has been renamed Jektevik terminal
11:02 Port of Rotterdam Authority embarks on partnerships with three promising maritime companies

2021 December 3

18:26 Hydrographic Company set to establish Center of Engineering and Technical Expertise
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