• Home
  • News
  • Two oil garbage disposal vessels put into operation in Novorossiysk
  • 2022 January 28 18:12

    Two oil garbage disposal vessels put into operation in Novorossiysk

    Photo by IAA PortNews

    Reportedly, they are capable of faster oil soill response

    Two environmental safety ships have been put into operation at the port of Novorossiysk today, 28 January 2022, IAA PortNews correspondent reports.

    Oil garbage disposal vessels ordered by Express Service were built in China last year. One ship will be owned by Express Service and will operate in the port of Novorossiysk with the other to be handled over to Marine Rescue Service for operation in the port of Taman.

    “Those ships are well suited for addressing tasks regularly set at the port of Novorossiysk. Besides, they comply with Order No 523 of RF Transport Ministry in the part of requirements on oil spill response equipment. I believe, the new ships will be 100% successful”, says Stanislav Uryupin, Harbour Master of the port of Novorossiysk.

    According to Yury Russkin, General Director of Express Service, the newbuilds can perform the same operations as other ships but more of the same and with a higher level of self-efficiency.

    “A conventional scheme of oil spill response activities implies boom containment. Two ships are needed for that purpose: one to collect oil products and one to place booms. Our new ships are self-efficient. They hulls are shaped as a catamaran and oil products are collected between the hulls. So, everything is done more quickly” explained Yury Russkin.

    Besides, the new ships an operate in conditions of up to 6 points, Each of the ship has two 100-meter long boom lines.

    The ships were designed in China according to the specifications of Express Service. The construction works were completed within a year by the delivery to Russia was delayed by half a year because of the pandemic.

    According to Oleg Zuikov, Deputy Head of the Black Sea Ports Administration, it is essential to have such ships deployed in the Black Sea area as there are numerous resorts, wildlife and protected areas along the Black Sea coast and any oil spill can be detrimental for that unique nature.

    The ship’s length is – 34.5 m, width - 11 m, draft – 2.5 m allowing to enter small water areas and estuarine harbors.

    Express Service currently numbers 4 ships. Apart from the new vessel named NMS-1, its fleet includes tanker Foton, tugboat Delovoy-5 and M/V Vladimir Kuleshov. The latter to can take part on boom-laying.

    Express Service LLC was established over a decade ago. Its professional emergency response unit was set up three years ago. As of today, the company operates only in the port of Novorossiysk but it is looking into expanding its area of operation to the ports of Taman, Kavkaz, Anapa and Gelendzhik upon re-qualification scheduled for February 2022.

    Photos by IAA PortNews

2022 May 21

14:07 CIP proposes to build a hydrogen island in the North Sea by 2030
13:27 Sanmar Shipyards delivers highly manoeuvrable and powerful tug to Svitzer
12:37 ISS issues RFPs to construct North America’s first zero-emissions towboats for Zeeboat, LLC
11:32 Callan Marine christens 28” CSD General Bradley
10:51 DP World expands ambitious sustainability strategy

2022 May 20

18:15 Inland ports urge the true completion of the European Network
18:00 IAA PortNews’ summary of past week news
17:37 Port Kolomna holds keel-laying of Moskovsky-703 dredger, Project 4395
16:56 Gazpromneft Marine Bunker prolongs contract on operation of terminal in Saint-Petersburg port till 2027
16:05 Blue Tern to support jacket installation campaign on Neart na Goithe
15:51 RUSCON sent cargo to China via inland terminal in Nakhodka
15:29 DNV certifies first training platform provider Seably
14:24 USC is in talks with potential customers on construction of container ships
14:02 Port of Savannah moves nearly 500K TEUs in April 2022
13:59 RF Navy to take delivery of 20 warships in 2022 – Vice Prime Minister Yury Borisov
13:18 MOL holds joint public-private anti-piracy drill with LNG carrier 'LNG MARS'
12:54 Daewoo Shipbuilding сancels LNG сarrier order linked to Sovcomflot - The Maritime Executive
12:43 USC set to start serial production of components for ship propulsion units in 2024-2025
12:41 Russian oil producers start to book up an increasing number of tankers owned by Sovcomflot - Bloomberg
12:24 Corvus Energy sets up US battery factory to meet market demand for hybrid and zero-emission vessels
12:14 Wärtsilä extends leadership in hybrid vessel segment
11:52 GTT receives an order from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for the tank design of a new LNG carrier
10:55 Havyard Group ASA and HG Group AS merge to create a leading service provider
10:00 USC head forecasts increase of orders from defense industry
09:19 Crude oil futures decrease on possible rise of supplies to China
08:56 MABUX: Irregular changes to prevail in Global bunker market on May 20

2022 May 19

18:06 Valenciaport detects in April a decline in Spanish export activity
17:48 Border checkpoint opened at Ultramar terminal in Ust-Luga seaport
17:26 CIMC Raffles delivered the first of two record-breaking ships to Wallenius Sol
17:15 ClassNK certifies NAPA Fleet Intelligence and NAPA Performance Monitoring and Optimization, and adds new notations to ships
16:41 New zero-emission Côte d’Ivoire Terminal receives first port equipment
16:12 PortsToronto releases 2021 Audited Financial Statements
16:05 “K” Line Group’s Yokohama Daikoku C-4 Terminal starts operation utilizing renewable energy
15:38 OTEKO obtains ISO 9001 certificate for handling of dry bulk cargo
15:06 Port of Salalah commissions new equipment to increase efficiency and meet demand
14:13 The first ship equipped to utilize future fairway services tested at Port of Kokkola
13:49 Vladivostok Fish Terminal puts into operation refrigerating facility of 7,000 tonnes in capacity
13:02 Wärtsilä completes delivery of 15 LPG fuel supply systems
12:28 Development of programme for Ship Repair, Modernization and Components conference is underway
12:07 MABUX: Bunker Weekly Outlook, Week 20, 2022
12:03 Long-term rates for reefer containers on the key US West Coast to Far East route up 60% in April - Xeneta
11:50 H2-Industries set to clear the oceans of plastic waste and produce clean fuel from innovative ship design
11:32 EU policymakers still need more ambitious green measures - Danish Shipping
11:11 PortNews issues its annual analytical report “Civil Shipbuilding in Russia”
11:03 Ports Long Beach and Los Angeles give update on Clean Air Action Plan
10:36 Global Ship Lease announces new forward charter agreement
09:56 RS developed requirements on usage of alternative fuels
09:53 ZIM reports record financial results for Q1 2022
09:29 Russian oil exports in January-April 2022 declined by 0.6% to 66.3 million tonnes
09:13 Crude oil futures rise on US reserves reduction statistics
08:58 MABUX: Bunker prices may continue downward changes on May 19

2022 May 18

18:35 Jotun's new tool to forecast carbon intensity of vessel operations
17:56 Gasum considers that natural gas imports from Russia could end this week
17:20 RF Government to extend setting of quotas for exports of mineral fertilizers till December 2022
17:06 Port of Antwerp-Bruges & CMB.TECH prepare the first hydrogen-powered tugboat
16:18 Port of Hamburg container throughput up 1.8 percent to 2.2 million TEU in Q1 2022
16:05 Port Houston container volume up 21% to 334,493 TEUs in April 2022
15:18 EU regulators must recalibrate EU ETS reform to ensure shipping industry is green by 2050 - WSC
15:11 Container throughput of Russian ports in 4M’2022 totaled 1.7 million TEUs, down 5.4% YoY
14:48 Throughput of Russian seaports in 4M’2022 rose by 0.1% YoY