• 2022 December 26 10:16

    PortNews’ Week 51 headlines summary

    Ports and hydraulic engineering

    • Cargo volume at Russian seaports in 2022 to reach 837 million tonnes – Rosmorrechflot.
    • Port Lavna construction phase completion reached 53%.
    • Delo The revenue in 2022 to increase by 36% to RUB 225 billion.
    • Dredged materials volume on Russia's inland waterways this year hit 22.9 million cbm.
    • Port investment fees collected in Russian ports to be directed to projects in the Baltic and Caspian basins – Rosmorport.
    • Vostochny Port has completed the initial stage of new birth construction of multi-phase project.
    • Arkhangelsk Sea Commercial Port has completed the procedure of reorganization into AMTP LLC.
    • Nakhodka Astafiev Terminal launched the first container train to Novosibirsk.

    Shipping and logistics

    • Eleven-month volume in Russia’s container market decreased by 15.6% to 5 million TEUs in 2022.
    • FESCO expanded its fleet with a 698-teu container ship.
    • Rosmorrechflot expects a 1.4% increase in cargo traffic on Russia's inland waterways in 2023, to 118.8 million tonnes.
    • TransContainer arranged a multimodal goods transportation service between Russia and Vietnam.
    • RZD agreed on discounts for the containers transportation along the eastern branch of the North-South ITC.
    • Previously the Northern Sea Route was considered mainly as a route for the hydrocarbons exports from Arctic projects, and now upon changing logistics direction to the East, its importance ans a transit and short sea traffic increases dramatically.

    Shipbuilding and ship repair

    • SNSZ awarded a contract for the construction of four Sommers-class catamarans.
    • Akhtuba Shipyard hosts a delivery ceremony for Project NE011 seagoing tug for Marine Rescue Service.
    • The Lada-class attack submarine Velikiye Luki was launched at Admiralty Shipyards.
    • The final module of the Buyny corvette delivered to the slipway.
    • The ST-192 full-freezing fishing trawler project Mechanic Maslak completed shipbuilder’s trials in the Gulf of Finland.
    • Investments of about RUB 6 billion rubles will increase Baltic Shipyard capacities by 50% – head of USC.
    • The KMT02.02 series lead trawler Dmitry Kozharsky successfully completes sea trials in the Gulf of Finland.
    • SSC Zvezda is building 26 vessels of transport fleet for the Northern Sea Route.
    • Baltspetsproekt launches a non-self-propelled steel-concrete composite vessel NeoBeton.
    • Nordic Engineering unveiled a concept design of an ice-class escort tug NE040.

    Resignations and appointments

    • Sergei Kulikov appointed as RS interim general director.
    • Vitaliy Tsybulsky appointed as general director of OTEKO-Portservice.



2024 June 17

17:49 Survitec secures JMSDF submarine escape suit contract
17:36 First mega cruise ship built for short cruises delivered to Royal Caribbean
17:14 Petroleum chemical product carriers drive order performance of Korea shipbuilding industry
16:37 MPA: Joint oil spill clean-up operations advance to next phase
16:23 Greek shipowners start investing in large new ships to transport ammonia
15:42 BV awards AiP to Antwerp-based Seafar for its remote vessel operation technology
14:31 USACE continues maintenance dredging at Markland Locks
14:29 Green Marine UK partners with C-Power to advance autonomous offshore power systems
13:17 Van Oord releases statement concering collision Vox Maxima with bunker vessel
12:04 Green Marine and Ocean Kinetics form JV Partnership to decomission OpenHydro tidal turbine in Scotland
11:52 ClassNK releases 2nd Edition “FAQs on the FuelEU Maritime”
11:07 Allision of dredger Vox Maxima was caused by a sudden loss in engine and steering control, MPA investigation showed
10:28 Sweden-Belgium Green Shipping Corridor expands ambition for the world's first green ammonia shipping corridor and welcomes new partner
09:23 APM Terminals calls first movers to join Innovators Program to enhance visibility and reliability for customers
09:11 Georgia Ports Authority sees 22% container growth

2024 June 16

16:18 Diana Shipping Inc. announces time charter contract for m/v Myrsini with Cobelfret S.A.
15:16 MPA: Joint oil spill clean-up operations in Singapore continue
14:27 Watershed moment for AMSA’s future maintenance on aids to navigation
14:07 Mammoet awarded construction upgrade of Hawaii dry dock
13:54 CMA CGM announces update on its IEX 2 service
12:31 Jan De Nul order first plug-in hybrid dredging vessel
10:26 Solstad announces contract extension for its CSV duo by Subsea 7

2024 June 15

14:15 VARD hosts a christening ceremony for third VARD 8 02 design stern trawler
12:03 TECO 2030, BLOM Maritime and Samskip receive ENOVA grant to retrofit Samskip LNG Vessel with fuel cells and hydrogen fuel
10:06 The 3rd of 12 plug-in hybrid vessel joins Swedish shortsea operator's fleet
09:51 S&P Global: Guangdong province's market-based power subsidy supports gas demand growth

2024 June 14

18:09 Strategic R&D alliance formed to standardize materials for LH2 carriers
17:44 BSEE conducts first offshore wind turbine inspection
17:23 Aker Artic completes ice-going SOV concept for offshore wind farms
17:19 Orsted completes construction of combined wind and solar project in Texas
16:57 MPA: Oil spill clean-up in progress at Pasir Panjang Terminal
15:37 ADNOC awards $5.5 billion of contracts for Ruwais LNG plant
15:11 Allseas awarded Troll extension pipeline
14:26 Havila Shipping inks deals for its three PSVs with Equinor
14:03 LR partners with COFCO International on fleet emissions reduction programme
13:18 Bulk carriers second-hand market overperforms
12:53 CMA CGM announces PSS from Spain (Med) to West Coast South America, Central America & the Caribbean
12:00 QatarEnergy enters 10-year naphtha supply agreement with India's HPL
11:46 ABS releases new notation that enables vessel operators to carry an additional tier of containers
11:33 Holland Shipyards announces successful convertion of an inland vessel into dredger
11:17 DNV joins technical cooperation programme for medical devices (TCP III)
10:42 TES and “K” LINE partner for sustainable maritime shipping solutions
10:11 CMA CGM announces Peak Season Surcharge for Middle East Gulf & Pakistan-West Africa trade
09:48 MOL and INDU establish JV with for self-operated warehouses in JAFZA Dubai

2024 June 13

18:07 Jan De Nul and partners start AquaForest project for construction of mangrove island in Ecuador
17:31 UECC: Biofuels boost puts the leading European shortsea carrier on course to beat emissions reduction target
17:23 MacGregor secures crane order for MMA Offshore
16:40 KR grants approval to HD HHI’s next generation K-Ammonia Storage & Powered PCTC
16:13 Damen Shipyards signs contract with UK’s Portland Harbour Authority at Seawork 2024 for the supply of one of its latest tugs
15:52 First 800m3/h multifunctional amphibious dredger successfully completed
15:07 French engineering firm Doris contracted by Mexican operator on its $4.5 billion oil project
14:51 Damen unveils fully electric FCS 3210
14:38 KR, Hanwha Ocean, Amogy and HanwhaAerospace team up for application of ammonia reformers and ammonia fuel cellsystems to ships
13:44 Seabourn's expedition ship Seabourn Pursuit sails into Australia for the first time
13:26 BIMCO: Newbuilding prices climb 3% to highest level in 16 years
12:31 MABUX: Bunker Outlook, Week 24, 2024
12:23 KR grants AiP for 150K ULAC and signs MoU with SHI for development of ammonia-fueled container ships
10:49 DNV leads global joint industry project to set standards for crucial CO2 flow meter traceability and accuracy in CCUS
10:18 Avantis and T.J. Giavridis join forces to enhance support for Greek shipowners
09:36 Berg secures Louis Dreyfus Armateurs propulsion package for wind-assisted Airbus Ro-Ro vessels

2024 June 12

16:47 Solstad bags multiple contract awards in Brazil
13:18 Panama Canal announces new increase in draft and daily transit
11:37 Port of Salalah expansion on track to further reduce port stay by year end
11:06 DP World wins four finance and sustainability awards
09:53 Record number of cruise ships call at Port of Southampton in May

2024 June 11

18:17 WSC releases containers lost at sea report
17:41 SLSMC Board of Directors names new President and CEO
17:24 Hanwha Ocean launches Korea’s first large offshore wind turbine installation vessel
17:16 Kalmar continues to drive decarbonisation of cargo handling with new electric empty container handler
16:34 Bollinger Shipyards hosts christening ceremony for USNS Cherokee Nation (T-ATS 7)