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  • 2023 April 13 14:07

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 1Q’2023 rose by 10% YoY to 220.2 million tonnes

    The highest growth was registered in handling of grain and fertilizers

    In January-March 2023, seaports of Russia handled 220.2 million tonnes of cargo, up 10%, year-on-year.

    Handling of dry bulk cargo totaled 105.4 million tonnes (+17%) including 51.1 million tonnes of coal (+18.3%), 12.1 million tonnes of containerized cargo (-15.8%), 15.7 million tonnes of grain (up 2.1 times), 5.2 million tonnes of ferrous metal (-25.5%), 7.4 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (up 1.6 times), 2.3 million tonnes of ore (-21.6%) and 1.4 million tonnes of cargo caried by ferries (+7.4%), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports (ASOP).

    Handling of liquid bulk cargo totaled 114.8 million tonnes (+4.2%) including 68.6 million tonnes of crude oil (+9.2%), 35 million tonnes of oil products (-3.3%), 8.9 million tonnes of liquefied gas (-9%) and 1.4 million tonnes of liquid food (+30.2%).

    Exports totaled 173.9 million tonnes (+10.7%), imports - 9.5 million tonnes (-6.3%), transit — 17.2 million tonnes (+3.8%), short-sea traffic — 19.6 million tonnes (+18.9%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 24.6 million tonnes (+2.8%) including 7.3 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+31.6%) and 17.3 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-5.9%). The port of Murmansk handled 15 million tonnes (+10.6%), Sabetta — 7 million tonnes (-3.7%), Varandey — 1.4 million tonnes (-16.6%), Arkhangelsk — 0.34 million tonnes (-38.2%).

    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled 64.8 million tonnes (+6.8%) including 26.3 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+8.4%) and 38.5 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+5.8%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 32.8 million tonnes (+25.1%), Primorsk — 16.9 million tonnes (+14.4%), Great Port of Saint-Petersburg — 9.6 million tonnes (-24.4%), Vysotsk — 3.3 million tonnes (-17%).

    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Black Sea Basin handled 72.2 million tonnes (+18.6%) including 33.9 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+32.1%) and 38.3 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+8.7%). ГрузообоThe port of Novorossiysk handled 40.6 million tonnes (+10.8%), Taman - 11.4 million tonnes (+8%), Tuapse — 6 million tonnes (+19.5%), Kavkaz — 3.8 million tonnes (up 1.7 times), Rostov-on-Don — 3.8 million tonnes (+43.5%).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 1.6 million tonnes (+28.5%) including 0.9 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+56.4%) and 0.7 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+4.2%). The port of Makhachkala handled 0.8 million tonnes (+1.3%), Astrakhan - 0.7 million tonnes (up 1.7 times).

    Operators of seaports in the Far East Basin handled 57 million tonnes (+6.6%) including 37 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+8.8%) and 20 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+2.7%). Vostochny port handled 22.8 million tonnes (+14.9%), Vanino — 9 million tonnes (+1.8%), Vladivostok — 8.1 million tonnes (+6.4%), Nakhodka — 7.1 million tonnes (+14.4%), Prigorodnoye — 3.6 million tonnes (-18.1%).

    In January-March 2023, Russian seaports serviced 13,132 passenger ships (+22%), sea terminals serviced 942.4 thousand people (up 1.7 times) including 926.2 thousand departing passengers (up 1.6 times) and 16.2 thousand arriving passengers (+45.2%). No transit passengers were serviced over the period.

    Most of passengers were serviced at dedicated passenger terminals of Sevastopol — 909.8 thousand people (up 1.7 times), Yalta — 16.7 thousand (+29.0%), Sochi — 4.8 thousand (-5.6%).

2023 December 8

18:00 Norway’s largest zero-emission ferry launched in Turkey
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16:35 ABB supplies world-first maritime megawatt charging system for Auckland Transport’s new electric ferries
16:13 ORNL, Caterpillar collaborate to advance methanol use in marine engines
15:27 MOL and Maersk issue joint statement on decarbonization in the shipping industry
14:55 Jiangnan Shipyard unveils design for the ‘world’s largest’ nuclear-powered containership
14:20 Avance Gas agrees to sell two newbuildings for $240 million at a $73 million estimated profit
13:45 Iran seizes two more vessels in Persian Gulf for 'fuel smuggling'
13:25 Pacific International Lines and DP World sign MOU to jointly develop green solutions for global supply chains
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11:43 Gunvor partners with ClearShift on zero carbon diesel and chemicals
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10:51 GTT enters into strategic cooperation agreement with the major Chinese ship-building group CSSC
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09:18 Hayfin to acquire up to $1bn of shipping assets through Maritime Yield strategy
08:25 Euronav orders 1 VLCC and 2 Suezmaxes

2023 December 7

18:02 Maersk to deploy first large methanol-enabled vessel on Asia - Europe trade lane
17:48 Hapag-Lloyd, Maersk and CMA CGM sign an agreement for alternative fuels with Nestlé
17:15 Ecomotus’ EcoPro fuel catalyst system awarded RINA’s approval
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16:24 Singapore and Tianjin sign MoU to establish the Singapore – Tianjin Green and Digital Shipping Corridor
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13:52 ClassNK awards AiPs for SDARI’s three green fuels powered vehicle carriers
13:12 ABS publishes industry-leading best practices for ESG reporting
12:41 MOL and DP World sign MoU to explore auto logistics and decarbonization business opportunities
12:15 DEME and FARIA enter agreement to explore and co-develop offshore wind farms in Greece
11:52 Jan De Nul signs first two contracts with TenneT under 525 kV HVDC cable system frame cooperation
11:24 GTT receives an order from HD Hyundai Heavy Industries for the tank design of two new Very Large Ethane Carriers on behalf of the ship-owner Purus
11:13 Russian Far East shipyards’ backlog of orders hits three-year high, says Central Bank
10:51 Jiangnan Shipyard and Bureau Veritas sign a cooperation agreement on shipyard digitalization and 3D design reviews
10:29 Singapore, Norway and IMO unveiled LR's report at the Voyage to Net-Zero Forum

2023 December 6

18:02 NYK concludes time charter agreement for fuel ammonia transport
17:35 Japan’s Tsuneishi Shipbuilding orders 3 × MAN B&W 7G50ME-C9.6-LGIM main engines
17:19 LR awards CSBC Approval in Principle for methanol-fuelled 2,500 TEU feeder design
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15:59 ClassNK awards AiPs for SDARI’s green fuels powered vehicle carriers for ammonia ready LNG dual fueled
15:24 DNV awards AiP for world’s largest car carrier design by Сhina Merchants
14:45 Nuclear-powered container ship Sevmorput finalized the 2023 shipping season's short-sea voyages on the NSR
14:03 Fish product exports from Russia rose year-to-date by 13% to 2.1 million tonnes
13:42 World’s largest ammonia carriers for Naftomar Shipping to be built by Hanwha Ocean and classed by Bureau Veritas
13:22 Steerprop to deliver tunnel thrusters and retractable combi thrusters for Finnish Border Guards’ multi-purpose vessels
12:51 Fuel cell manufacturer Blue World Technologies closes financing round with Maersk Growth and EIFO
12:11 MOL and Bapco Energies sign MoU for development of cross border CO2 transport and sequestration
11:41 ABP invests £4.2 million in a new Liebherr LHM 420 mobile harbour crane for the Port of Hull
11:10 Sumitomo Corporation and Hoegh Autoliners sign LoI to collaborate on the supply of clean ammonia for upcoming Aurora Class PCTC vessels
10:47 ROSATOM successfully completes production of RITM 200 reactors for Project 22220 universal nuclear icebreakers
10:32 Seaspan enters new market segment with strategic order of new dual-fuel LNG Pure Car and Truck Carrier vessels
10:09 ERMA FIRST awarded AiP from DNV for onboard carbon capture system
09:35 KPI OceanConnect, Titan Clean Fuels, and SFL сollaborate on the company’s first LNG bunkering operation

2023 December 5

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14:42 CNC and COSCO sign vessel sharing agreement for KCS and China 1 services
14:23 Methanol-ready ECOaster vessel design wins DNV’s green light
13:52 DSIC lays keel for first CMES LNG carrier
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11:03 WinGD signs four-way partnership to deliver CMB.TECH ammonia engines
10:50 Maersk to invest more than USD$500 million in integrated supply chain capabilities in Southeast Asia