• 2021 September 14 09:59

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 8M’2021 climbed by 1.6% (detalization)

    Image source: Rosmorport
    Servicing of passengers rose 1.8 times

    In January-August 2021, seaports of Russia handled 552.8 million tonnes of cargo, up 1.6%, year-on-year, says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Handling of dry cargo totaled 274.2 million tonnes (+5.8%) including 137.4 million tonnes of coal (+13.8%), 40.5 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+7.0%), 26.4 million tonnes of grain (-6.7%), 19.4 million tonnes of ferrous metal (+6.6%), 12.1 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (-4.9%), 7.6 million tonnes of ore (-11.9%).

    Handling of liquid bulk cargo totaled 278.6 million tonnes (-2.2%) including 154.9 million tonnes of crude oil (-5.1%), 99.4 million tonnes of oil products (+3.4%), 20.9 million tonnes of liquefied gas (-3.0%) and 2.7 million tonnes of liquid food (-14.8%).

    Exports totaled 439.6 million tonnes (+3.0%), imports - 26.6 million tonnes (+11.4%), transit - 41.8 million tonnes (-0.5%), short-sea traffic - 44.8 million tonnes (-12.4%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 62.5 million tonnes (-1.9%) including 19.3 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+1.1%) and 43.2 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-3.2 %). The port of Murmansk handled 37.0 million tonnes (-0.6%), Sabetta - 18.0 million tonnes (-2.5%), Varandey - 3.1 million tonnes (-10.0%), Arkhangelsk - 2.1 million tonnes (-1.4%).
    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled 165.6 million tonnes (+1.6%) including 78.0 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+7.2%) and 87.6 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-2.9%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 52.9 million tonnes (-1.7%), Big Port St. Petersburg – 30.6 million tonnes (+2.6%), Primorsk – 26.1 million tonnes (-11.5%), Vysotsk – 8.4 million tonnes (-6.4%).
    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Black Sea Basin handled 169.9 million tonnes (+3.8%) including 74.9 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+9.5%) and 95.0 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-0.3%).  The port of Novorossiysk handled 93.7 million tonnes (-0.6%), Taman - 23.1 million tonnes (up 1.7 times), Tuapse - 17.7 million tonnes (+0.2%), Rostov-on-Don – 10.5 million tonnes (-5.1%), Kavkaz - 11.4 million tonnes (-17.2%).
    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 4.8 million tonnes (-13.7%) including 1.6 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (-31.9%) and 3.2 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-0.3%). The port of Makhachkala handed 3.0 million tonnes (-14.5 %), Astrakhan - 1.6 million tonnes (-2.3%).
    Operators of seaports in the Far East Basin handled 150.0 million tonnes (+1.3%) including 100.4 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+4.1%) and 49.6 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-4.0%). Vostochny port handled 50.6 million tonnes (-2.6%), Vanino - 24.3 million tonnes (+11.5%), Vladivostok - 19.5 million tonnes (+23.7%), Nakhodka - 18.3 million tonnes (+0.6%), Prigorodnoye - 9.2 million tonnes (-14.2%), De-Kastri - 7.9 million tonnes (-10.5%).

    In January-August, Russian seaports handled 16,100 passenger ships (up 1.8 times), sea terminals serviced 6,293,700 people. The number of departing passengers totaled 6,062,600, arriving passengers – 225,800, transit – 5,300.

    Most of passengers were serviced at dedicated passenger terminals of Sevastopol – 5,837,500, Yalta – 266,200, Sochi – 146,200.

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
09:13 Havyard Leirvik hands over the third and last of the ‘triplet ships’ for ESVAGT
08:35 KiwiRail gets world-first green loan certification for new ferries

2021 September 21

19:01 Grimaldi to launch the Civitavecchia-Arbatax-Cagliari service
18:05 RTCOMM and Konnect Russia agree to join hands in development of satellite communication services for sea and river ships
18:02 “K” LINE to procure 8 next-generation of environmentally friendly car carriers
18:01 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v Maera with ASL
17:54 ABS publishes guide to ammonia-fueled vessels
17:47 RTCOMM and Iridium join hands to develop mobile communication services to improve clients security in Russia’s hard-to-reach areas
17:37 AD Ports Group and the General Company for Ports of Iraq sign MoU to promote cooperation and investments
16:58 RTCOMM and KNS partner to expand ocean satellite communications services
15:36 Hydrographic survey vessel Gorizont returns from the Arctic expedition
15:11 MOL Group Adopts Car Carrier Operation Digital Transformation Promotion Project 'Mathematical Optimization': Part II
14:59 Wärtsilä signs five-year Optimised Maintenance agreement featuring latest digital innovations with STQ of Canada
14:07 New ESPO Green Guide 2021 outlines a vision for ports towards a green future
12:34 International Maritime Exhibition and Conference NEVA 2021 opens in St. Petersburg
12:12 AtoB@C Shipping orders six highly efficient 5,350 dwt hybrid vessels
11:52 Damen Shipyards Group set to develop its localization in Russia
11:31 Port Houston sets new record for containers in August 2021
11:05 ASD Tug 3010 Ice Arc4 series to be laid down for Atomflot in September 2021
10:58 Stena Line and Frederikshavn sign agreement for two fossil fuel free ferries by 2030
09:51 Average spot market price for Russian M100 product rose to RUB 25,185 pmt as of September 17
09:37 MABUX: Global bunker market turned into downward trend on Sep 21
09:33 Crude oil prices increase in expectation of Covid related restrictions to be eased
09:19 Baltic Dry Index as of September 20

2021 September 20

18:27 Strategic Marine announces new 42m Gen 4 Fast Crew Boat
18:07 FSG to build RoRo vessel with LNG propulsion for Australian company SeaRoad
17:45 Sovcomflot Board reviews Group’s results for H1 2021
17:26 Shell to build one of Europe’s biggest biofuels facilities at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rotterdam
17:16 Maiden call of EMA service at Vado Ligure connecting Eastern Med with US East coast
17:00 Rosmorrechflot estimates Russia’s demand for technical ships in 2025-2030 at over 800 units
16:39 New DNV Naval Technical Assurance concept offers tailored solutions for naval verification
16:11 Vyborg Shipyard delivers second trawler of KMT01 design
15:25 IAPH launches Cybersecurity Guidelines for Ports and Port Facilities
14:39 FESCO acquires 300 new refrigerated containers of increased capacity
14:02 Boluda Towage celebrates naming ceremony for tug quartet
13:22 ABS study suggests dual-fuel newbuilds have the decarbonization advantage over conversion
12:53 International conference “Inland waterways: strategic potential for growth” kicked off in Saint-Petersburg