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  • 2022 August 26 18:22

    IAA PortNews’ summary of past week news

    Ports and Hydraulic Engineering

    • Handling of export cargoes in Russian seaports in H1’22 fell by 0.4% YoY to 356.3 million tonnes
    • With the Big Four dredging companies of Europe having left Russia, the tenders under the Arctic projects attract Russian businesses
    • CPC says SPM-1 and SPM-2 are temporarily out of service due to cracks discovered by divers. CPC needs two months to replace two damaged single point moorings. CPC Marine Terminal’s only single point mooring can handle up to 3.5 million tonnes of oil per month
    • Floating berth for passenger ships will be built in Taganrog by December 2022
    • List of berth for safe mooring in the port platform Arkhangelsk has been expanded
    • Shareholders of Arkhangelsk seaport approve reorganization into limited liability company
    • Construction of fish spawning channel begins at Bagayevsky hydrosystem
    • Construction of two berths at port Olya in 2023 to raise cargo handling to 3-4 million tonnes per year
    • Construction of coal terminal Port Vera completed with positive conclusion obtained from ad hoc regulator
    • Refrigerated overpass installed at the universal terminal of Commercial Port of Vladivostok

    Shipping and Logistics

    • Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan sign MoU to simplify transit transportation
    • FESCO launches seasonal service for cargo transportation between Chinese port of Fuyuan and Khabarovsk by Amur River
    • First container ship of regular service between Chinese ports and VMPP arrives at Vladivostok
    • RF Transport Ministry has published an order on introduction of amendments into Sea Lines Rules

    Shipbuilding and Ship Repair

    • Ultimate localization named as priority of changes to be introduced into state shipbuilding development programme
    • Programme for construction of ships for inland transportation estimated at RUB 255.8 billion - APSRT
    • Investments of Saratov river transport company in its fleet repair to make about RUB 100 million this year
    • Tugboat Rion leaves Zhatai Shipyard upon completion of its overhaul
    • Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard to obtain RUB 70 million as loan for building up its production capacity
    • Russian Gov’t to appropriate RUB7 bn for the development of marine components.  The subsidies will help complete the construction of fishing ships
    • Severstal supplied rolled metal for construction of two research ships of Project 03182r
    • Admiralteiskie Verfi shipyard delivers ice-resistant self-propelled platform North Pole 
    • Baltiysky Zavod loaded two RITM-200 unit’s reactors onto nuclear-powered icebreaker Yakutia
    • New ferry Stanislav Agapov to be delivered to Kamchatka in March 2023
    • Samus Shipbuilding and Repair Yard launches second barge built for Yenisei River Shipping Company
    • Russian shipyards to deliver 9 fishing ships in 2022 and 29 in 2023 ‒ Boris Kabakov
    • Crab catching ship Omolon of Project 03141 left Khabarovsk shipyard’s water area for the delivery base


2023 June 4

17:02 ABP’s Port of Ayr provides key supply chain link in green energy expansion
15:53 The Nantes-Saint Nazaire Port presents its installations and its strategy to ORTM
15:21 A new CMA CGM service to Spain and Portugal
14:11 Port of Everett earns 2023 Job Creator award
13:29 Victoria International Container Terminal welcomes COSCO’s ANE service
12:22 US refineries face operational, workforce risks from delayed planned maintenance - S&P Global
11:58 KONGSBERG successfully demonstrates autonomous vessel operations on Belgium’s inland waterway network

2023 June 3

15:47 Alfa Laval unveils two new hygienic valves
13:01 ABB's Andrea Antonelli steps down
11:20 Port of Corpus Christi names interim CEO
10:51 Kalmar introduces collision warning system for straddle carriers
10:18 Synaptec announces million pound sensor system order from Proserv
09:54 Peel Ports builds brand new £28m warehouse facility at Port of Liverpool

2023 June 2

18:26 Port leaders extend Climate Action Program for greener shipping
18:12 IAA PortNews’ summary of past week news
17:53 Distressed ship Papayiannis III repaired at HIP
17:39 Nansha Phase IV set a new high in the number of monthly test containers
17:23 All Weather Terminal supports business growth for NW Trading Limited at the Port of Hull
17:11 Port of London Authority Board names new non-executirve director
16:46 Container terminal of Vladivostok Sea Fishing Port handled 35.1 thousand TEU in May’23
16:39 Hutchison Ports to achieve Net-Zero in UK by 2035
16:22 CWS locates to the Saint Nazaire port facility to produce rigid sails
15:55 Global Ports handled 5000 imported vehicles in Saint-Petersburg in May
15:37 First drone vertiport in the Netherlands now operational
15:13 Thialf deployed for jacket installation at NnG as foundation work resumes
14:28 Viking announces additional sailings in Egypt
14:02 Oboronlogistics’ ferries transported 107 thousand tonnes of cargo by Ust-Luga – Baltiysk line in May’23
13:34 Proposed Gulf of Mexico LNG export facility announced
13:09 Costa Serena restarts in Asia, to resume outbound cruises dedicated to South Korea and Taiwan
12:41 Joint MPA-DITRDCA announcement on green and digital shipping
12:14 SASCO to start Northern Sea Route navigation under Northern delivery in June
11:38 Saipem’s technology for digital monitoring of subsea pipelines during laying operations achieves DNV qualification
11:17 Russia’s fish exports in 2022 rose by 5% — Ministry of Agriculture
10:36 Pilot VTMS with domestic software to be installed in the seaport of Sochi
10:12 Committees updated on Global South port security project
09:25 Sightseeing route in Nizhny Novgorod opened with pleasure boat Sotalia

2023 June 1

18:19 Wartsila partners with Transworld Ship Management on decarbonisation modelling
18:02 Rosmorport reports release of juvenile chum salmon into Lidovka River
17:51 Developing national legislation to tackle sea-based plastic litter
17:30 Establishment of Industrial Competence Center “Shipbuilding” finalized by USC
17:16 PGS secures a contract in the Mediterranean
17:09 UN says a salvage operation for FSO Safer set to begin
16:52 ILO and IMO chiefs pledge continued support for seafarers
16:47 GOGL - Transactions made under the share buy-back program
16:35 Semco Maritime announces the acquisition of Wind Multiplikator
15:58 Management Company of Russian Industrial Zone in Suez Canal Economic Zone to be liquidated
15:39 CMA CGM Group announces the acquisition of a Marseille passenger shipping company
15:01 Short-term contract extension for Abo FPSO
14:54 Gas leak at Melkoya stopped - Equinor
14:30 Russia’s State Duma denounced the treaty with Ukraine on the use of the Sea of Azov and the Kerch Strait
14:11 Eni and RINA sign partnership to accelerate the energy transition and decarbonisation of maritime transport
13:31 Zelenodolsk Shipyard named after M. Gorky delivers two passenger ships to Tatarstan Republic Fleet
13:07 MABUX: Bunker Weekly Outlook, Week 22, 2023
12:53 Wartsila guaranteed asset performance agreement delivers maximised overhaul intervals for NYK vessel
12:26 Yang Ming and HD Hyundai Heavy Industries signed contract for five new 15,500-teu LNG DF container vessels
12:03 Navigation season opened in the seaport of Okhotsk
11:39 Pherousa Green Shipping develops an ammonia cracker capable of converting ammonia to fuel cell quality hydrogen
10:56 Eidesvik Offshore enters into agreements for sale of its three seismic vessels
10:42 Perm Shipyard obtains status of Perm SEZ resident
09:50 RSV Mikhail Somov left Arkhangelsk for hard-to-reach polar stations in the Arctic