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  • 2022 February 28 15:58

    PortNews offers new edition of its magazine

    PortNews Media Group has issued its first magazine this year, 1(41)2022

    The world has entered a new reality with vague outlines. Obviously, the current year is going to be much more challenging and unpredictable than the previous one. We are going to see alteration of global transport flows and unprecedented pressure of sanctions. Those issues are to be covered by next editions of our magazine.

    The first edition of this year was prepared in the period when the determining factors of the global economy and trade were the COVID‑19 related restrictions and resilience of national markets. The beginning of the year is traditionally marked by regulatory amendments. For our readers’ convenience, they are gathered in the Accent section.

    The Tactic and Strategy section is focused on the priorities and methods to meet the goals set forth by the Transport Strategy of the Russian Federation until 2030 and the forecast until 2035 adopted in December 2021.

    Special attention is paid to the development of the regulatory framework for offshore operations beyond the borders of Russian seaports.

    The Shipbuilding section summarizes preliminary results of the industry in 2021 and provides a detailed description of the digital shipyard project being implemented at the premises of Onezhsky Shipyard in Karelia. It also shares the opinions of the legislative authorities on possible solutions of domestic ship repair issues including improvement of the regulatory framework.

    This time, the Logistics section is remarkably large and, hopefully, interesting digitalization in various transport segments brought into spotlight. We go into detail on introduction of IT solutions in logistic chains, development of autonomous shipping and creation of a Unified Platform of the Northern Sea Route Digital Services (UPDS NSR) by Rosatom. Besides, we analyze the global freight market situation, outline the key factors hindering the inland shipping development and cover the situation in domestic market of sea cruises. Vladimir GaDalkin, technical superintendent of PAO Sovcomflot, told PortNews Magazine about shaping the group’s system of fleet maintenance.

    The Port Infrastructure section is full of information as usual. It contains analytics on stevedore business in 2021 and on a new trend towards development of industrial zones around Russia’s major seaports. It also presents the result of the 5th International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering and Dredging” organized by PortNews Media Group. A special material is dedicated to the key dredging projects in Russia and to plans on construction of the dredging fleet for implementation of sea and inland infrastructure projects.

    The Port Service. Bunkering section offers expert opinions regarding practical application of new oil spill response regulations as well as information about the state supervision changes.

    Our readers are also offered a traditional analysis of Russia’s bunker market for 2021. The review contains the details on bunker demand and price fluctuations basing on IAA PortNews’ own data provided weekly by Russian bunker suppliers.

    The editorial team hopes the magazine content will help its readers make strategic decisions amid fast changing market situation.

    Single-click subscription for PortNews magazine (both printed and digital outlets are available) >>>>

    PortNews Magazine Editor-in-Chief – Tatyana Vilde tv@portnews.ru

    PortNews Magazine content in Russian >>>>

2023 March 28

18:00 Rosatom suggests replacement of floating power unit Akademik Lomonosov with more powerful one — Yury Trutnev
17:36 CLIA and ECSA issue statement on the Renewable Energy Directive
17:06 China Energy establishes shipping company
16:53 Oil supplies from Russia to India surged 22 times in 2022 — Aleksandr Novak
16:28 Rosatom suggests that oil companies transport some of their cargo by NSR
16:23 Norsepower secures €28 million from investors to bring sails back to shipping
16:05 MEYER RE and Damen Shiprepair sign cooperation agreement
15:46 Monjasa oil tanker boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea
15:24 Equinor announces two rig contracts and a collaboration agreement with Transocean
15:15 Delivery of some rescue ships intended for the Arctic can be delayed by a year and a half— head of Rosmorrechflot
14:51 IMO GHG working group progresses work on revision of IMO climate strategy
14:30 Oboronlogistics counts on 20-pct increase of cargo transportation in cars by Ust-Luga - Baltiysk railway ferry line
14:21 Aramco JV HAPCO to commence construction of major refinery and petrochemical complex in China
14:07 Oboronlogistics’ Ambal ferry to leave for scheduled repairs in the second half of the summer
13:42 The world’s first floating wind fishing integrated platform design receives authoritative certification
13:19 Mitsubishi Shipbuilding holds launch ceremony in Shimonoseki for demonstration test ship for liquefied CO2 transport
12:52 Capacity of Western Arctic seaports to reach 149.5 million tonnes by 2030
12:43 MOL and Rio Tinto to strengthen partnership for safer operation
11:40 Kawasaki Heavy Industries receives an order for an 86,700 m³ LPG-fueled LPG/ NH3 carrier
11:04 ZIM and Shell complete the first LNG bunkering under 10-year LNG supply agreement
10:36 Rotterdam LNG bunker price premium to VLSFO falls 95% in 7 months - Ship & Bunker
10:13 China Classification Society issues AIP certificate for the world’s first low carbon VLGC equipped with a carbon capture system
10:06 Quotas for exports of mineral fertilizers from Russia increased by 300 thousand tonnes
09:34 FESCO service for delivery of refrigerated cargo from the Far East to APR to be launched in 2023
09:15 KazTransOil JSC sent for export 10 thousand tonnes of oil from the Tengiz field in the direction of Baku

2023 March 27

18:07 Navigator announces additional vessel acquisitions under 60/40 JV with Greater Bay Gas
17:58 Delo Group and Shandong Port Group agreed to set up a joint venture
17:40 ADNOC to collaborate with the Government of North Rhine-Westphalia and Currenta to establish the viability of ammonia as a fuel for steam and power generation
17:26 Orsted, Simply Blue Group and Subsea7 win Scottish floating wind lease
17:06 Purus Wind signs order with Damen Shipyards for eight, low-emission vessels for wind farm operations
16:49 Container ships under construction at USC’s Lotos shipyard for North-South ITC to become a series of 21 units
16:35 Jan De Nul completes capital dredging in Payra Port
16:15 Capital Ship Management takes delivery of M/T 'Avax'
15:56 RF Navy’s frigate Admiral Kasatonov completed long-range missions of 420-day campaign
15:40 DP World Antwerp Gateway introduces fingerprint scanning technology to improve container pick up security
15:24 Aker Solutions receives contract from Equinor to tie back the two gas fields
15:04 Neste and Terntank sign an agreement for two new lower-emission tankers to transport raw materials and products
14:57 Rosatom works towards accepting data from Chinese satellites to support NSR navigation — media
14:38 APM Terminals announces strategic partnership for a project to develop two new deep-water berths in Vietnam
14:34 MOL expands financing base through transition linked loan
13:59 Navigation season of 2023 opens in Azov-Don Basin of Russia’s IWW ahead of schedule
13:41 Uralhimmash shipped equipment for Rooppur NPP in Bangladesh
13:40 Port of Oakland February container volume down 23% in Feb 2023
13:12 SEA-LNG welcomes provisional FuelEU Maritime agreement
12:33 AD Ports Group launches new Ro-Ro shipping service to improve commercial connectivity with Kuwait via Khalifa Port
12:06 Russian seaports handled 842 million tonnes of cargo in 2022, up 0.8% YoY
11:34 Russia’s container market expected to grow by 3% this year
11:30 DNV awards first D-INF(S) type approvals to COSCO and SHI for standardized data infrastructure systems
11:10 Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry delivers three new ships on the same day
11:03 Container throughput fall in Russian seaports could not be offset yet — Rosmorrechflot
10:41 Port of Rotterdam Authority tests smart berth at ECT
10:40 RF Transport Ministry monitors the situation with the Crimean Bridge daily
10:17 DP World invested more than $10 billion in the global logistics sector since 2012
10:05 Shipment of containers from the Far East has normalized – Vitaly Savelyev
09:42 RF Transport Ministry expects transshipment volumes in Russian seaports to grow by 8 million tonnes
09:41 U-Ming holds a christening ceremony for Capesize bulk carrier
09:19 Inland water transport to carry 9.5 million passengers in 2023 – RF Transport Minister
02:00 Russian company MYContainers develops cooperation with international sea lines

2023 March 26

15:01 MSC brings new European container service to JAXPORT
14:17 WuHu Shipyard hosts steel-cutting ceremony for Orca series heavy lift vessel for Jumbo and SAL