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  • 2022 August 5 17:50

    IAA PortNews’ summary of past week news

    Ports and Hydraulic Engineering

    • Shifting of Rostov Port’s facilities to be completed in 2024
    • Rosterminalugol transferred RUB 2.13 billion as taxes to budgets of all levels
    • Project on construction of methanol terminal in Nenets Autonomous Area obtains environmental approval
    • Dredging works in Ob basin completed at 71% of the plan
    • Exports of pulp and paper products via North-West port of Russia fell by 80% - expert
    • Crude oil from the field is being received in a reduced mode at the CPC pipeline system
    • East Ural Terminal to build a facility in Nakhodka for unloading of bulk cargo
    • Railway link with Lugaport terminal opens in the port of Ust-Luga
    • Phase 1 of wind protection screens launched in Trade Port Posiet
    • Makhachkala port commences handling of new types of cargo

    Shipping and Logistics

    • RF Government approves plan for NSR development until 2035
    • FESCO, Novomorsnab and Ruscon told about the new export and import routes at the YugTrans Forum
    • Samara River Passenger Company set to purchase ice-class ship
    • Russian Railways' network loading fell by 3.2% in 7M’2022
    • Cargo traffic on the Northern Sea Route exceeded its plan by 5%
    • First batch of grain to leave Astrakhan region for Iran in October 2022
    • VOLGA-Travel commences regular passenger transportation by high-speed ships from Samara
    • New line services launched from Novorossiysk by about ten companies after foreign operators left Russia
    • Cargo turnover of Ust-Luga-Baltiysk line in 7M’22 nears annual result of 2021
    • Length of Russia’s inland water ways to be cut by 1,000 km from 2023
    • Throughput capacity of Russia’s inland water ways to raise by 69.5 million tonnes by 2030
    • Rosmorrechflot has registered new sea line between the port of Ust-Luga and the port of Kaliningrad
    • Cargo traffic within Azov-Don Basin of Russia’s IWW in 7M’2022 fell by 51% YoY to 2.25 million tonnes
    • Two new ferries started delivering cargo from the port of Temryuk to the Turkish port of Samsun

    Shipbuilding and Ship Repair

    • Authorized capital of USC to be expanded with 5.2% of Morye Shipyard’s stock
    • Saint-Petersburg Government ready to render every assistance to shipbuilding companies
    • GTLK delivers the second Valdai hydrofoil in the series of four high-speed passenger ships
    • Vympel Shipyard lays down second high-speed passenger catamaran for East Siberia River Shipping Company
    • Delivery of dredgers being built by Lotos for Rosmorrechflot can be postponed to 2023
    • EUB 7.8 billion to be allocated for modernization and repair of five research ships by the end of 2024
    • Construction of Zhatay Shipyard in Yakutia completed at 46%.

    Bunkering

    Sanctions


2022 August 8

10:58 Russian President bans unfriendly countries from transactions involving shares in hydrocarbon projects
10:41 Japan companies to establish Maritime and Ocean Digital Engineering Cooperation Program at the University of Tokyo
10:04 Geoizol wins tender for construction of infrastructure at Pionersky passenger terminal
09:16 Crude oil futures rise after a fall on August 5
08:57 MABUX: No firm trend in Global bunker market on Aug 08

2022 August 7

15:13 BPA calls for companies to join the Busan Port Overseas Market Expansion Project 2022
14:27 Wan Hai Lines holds online ship naming ceremony for new vessels
11:53 Keppel announces termination of contracts
09:49 INEOS at Grangemouth backs bid for Forth Green Freeport

2022 August 6

14:36 Announcement on execution of agreement regarding establishment of JVC with TOYO
12:31 Borr receives LOI for jack-up drilling rig
10:23 RightShip to acquire  Thynk Software’s maritime tech business

2022 August 5

18:27 Carnival Corporation upgrades global fleet with fuel- and energy-saving technology
18:07 Yilport breaks all-time container handling record in H1 2022
17:50 IAA PortNews’ summary of past week news
17:23 UK authorities give green light to the sharing agreement between P&O Ferries and DFDS
17:06 Montagu acquires Lloyd’s List from Informa
16:57 A. P. Moller - Maersk to acquire Danish company Martin Bencher Group
16:37 Three more ships receive the green light to leave Ukraine’s Black Sea ports on Friday
16:29 Throughput of port Kavkaz in 7M’2022 fell by 22% Y-o-Y to 12.5 million tonnes
16:13 Russia to spend $30 billion on Northern Sea Route by 2035 - Reuters
15:24 Yang Ming names new 11,000 TEU vessel, ‘YM Throne’
15:06 Shipping faces investment obstacles in low-carbon marine fuels - S&P Global
14:44 NSR development plan foresees completion of sea terminal for Pavlovskoye deposit development in 2025-2026
14:02 Kawasaki receives an order for an 86,700 m³ LPG-fueled LPG/ NH3 carrier
13:31 Two new ferries started delivering cargo from the port of Temryuk to the Turkish port of Samsun
13:12 Wilhelmsen joins industry partners to launch innovation competition to drive Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
12:53 Kawasaki receives order for steam turbine generator from Taiwan
12:20 Tokyo MoU and Paris MoU launch joint concentrated inspection campaign ON STCW
12:06 Russia orders to set up new operator of Sakhalin-2 LNG project in three days - S&P Global
11:42 Railway link with Lugaport terminal opens in the port of Ust-Luga
11:20 Kalmar received order from Yilport for a total of 27 new mobile equipment
11:08 Austal Australia delivers 2nd Evolved Cape-class Patrol Boat to the Royal Australian Navy
10:27 WTI futures show fluctuations below $89 per barrel
10:06 Sinopec Fuel Oil remains China's top bunker supplier - S&P Global
09:45 Draft law on NSR passage regulations for foreign warships submitted to RF State Duma
09:28 ICTSI net income up 50% to US$294.5mln in H1 2022
09:07 CargoWise and ZIM connect to improve customer experience
08:57 MABUX: Global bunker prices may continue to decline on Aug 05
08:18 ABS publishes industry leading metadata best practices to support marine and offshore operations
06:34 Russia's Gazprom says other Nord Stream gas turbines also face sanctions block - S&P Global

2022 August 4

18:30 Naval Architect selected for UC San Diego’s new California coastal hybrid-hydrogen research vessel
18:04 International Chamber of Commerce calls for cautious optimism as markets begin to stabilise
17:51 Port of Riga expects record number of cruise ship calls during 2022 cruise season
17:48 DP World Southampton connects UK and central America with major new reefer service
17:26 Khersones sailing boat accepts on board more than 100 cadets for the second shift
17:02 Russia finds a new route to oil market via Egypt’s El Hamra oil terminal - Bloomberg
16:48 NSR development plan foresees annual cargo traffic of 220 million tonnes in 2035
16:45 Korea and China compete in the methanol-powered ship market - BusinessKorea
16:24 31 million tonnes of green methanol necessary to replace diesel fuel of North American fleet - The Blue Sky Maritime Coalition
16:12 WinGD’s most powerful engine passes upgrade Type Approval Test
16:00 Crude oil from the field is being received in a reduced mode at the CPC pipeline system
15:37 Cargo traffic within Azov-Don Basin of Russia’s IWW in 7M’2022 fell by 51% YoY to 2.25 million tonnes
15:13 NYK to participate in off-grid tidal energy demonstration in Singapore
14:46 MABUX: Bunker Weekly Outlook, Week 31, 2022
14:42 Xeneta issues real-time ocean freight update
14:25 Samus Shipbuilding and Repair Yard launches first non-self-propelled barge built for Norilsk Nickel
14:02 Sinopec Capital and Johnson Matthey explore strategic collaboration across decarbonisation and hydrogen technologies
13:41 Shipping industry continues introducing LNG as key alternative fuel for new ships
13:22 Schedule reliability improves to 40% in June 2022 - Sea-Intelligence