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  • 2023 April 14 17:59

    IAA PortNews’ summary of past week news

    Ports and hydraulic engineering

    • Throughput of Russian seaports in 1Q’2023 rose by 10% YoY to 220.2 million tonnes
    • Eco-laboratories have analyzed 98 samples of water in the zone of Vostochny Port activities in 1Q’2023
    • Yury Trutnev gave instructions to specify the development of Arkhangelsk transport hub
    • Three more dredgers to join the fleet operating on Volga-Caspian Canal soon
    • Construction of Coalstar terminals in Primorye included in territorial planning scheme of RF Transport
    • A special dredger will be purchased for permanent operation in Makhachkala seaport

    Shipping and logistics

    • In the first quarter of 2023, cargo traffic on the North-South corridor doubled to 2.3 million tonnes. However, numerous problems hinder the development of this route and force the market players look at underloaded terminals of the Baltic basin.
    • Introduction of digital services on Northern Sea Route to result in development of routes for each ship per each mile
    • Capacity of FESCO’s line connecting Russia and Vietnam increased by 44% with third vessel put on FVDL
    • At least 45 new container ships needed for North-South ITC — USC
    • FESCO’s fleet expanded with container ship of 704 TEU
    • Shipping company Don with authorised capital of RUB 105 million to be established in the Rostov Region

    Shipbuilding and ship repair

    • About 150 cargo ships to be built in Russia by 2027 — Denis Manturov
    • Atomenergomash and Krylov State Research Center start preparing specifications for development of gas carrier of Project 10070М
    • Parallel import does not cover the need for ship repair components — market players  
    • Zero VAT law for ship repair companies requires reduction of investment programme  – market players
    • Assembling of new dredger built by Tsymlyansky plant nears completion
    • Construction of additional docks for ship repair is needed in Arkhangelsk Region
    • Zvezdochka aims at import independence in production of propulsion complexes
    • Aleksandr Deyev ferry of Project CNF11CPD leaves delivery base in Vladivostok for final test
    • Auction to sell Ust-Donetsk Ship Repair Plant in Rostov Region declared void
    • Samara based Nefteflot to complete the series of survey ships in 2023
    • Superstructure of ice-resistant platform for the Kamennomysskoye Morye field placed on the slipway of Astrakhan shipyard

    Bunkering market

    Appointments


2023 December 8

12:11 NYK secures time charter contract with SINOPEC for LNG transportation
11:43 Gunvor partners with ClearShift on zero carbon diesel and chemicals
11:15 Masdar signs Joint Study Agreement for supply of green hydrogen to the Port of Amsterdam
10:51 GTT enters into strategic cooperation agreement with the major Chinese ship-building group CSSC
10:24 Teck and Oldendorff to install Flettner Rotors system on the vessel Dietrich Oldendorf
09:53 Rosatom: Shipping on the Northern Sea Route does not have a negative impact on the Arctic environment
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
16:45 Adani Ports looks to buy SP Group's Gopalpur port in Odisha
16:24 Singapore and Tianjin sign MoU to establish the Singapore – Tianjin Green and Digital Shipping Corridor
15:54 Alfa Laval to provide the fuel supply system to Maersk in industry’s first methanol retrofit project for a container vessel
15:31 MABUX: Bunker Weekly Outlook, Week 49, 2023
15:14 COSCO signs contract with MAN for the methanol retrofit of four main engines from COSCO Line’s vessels
14:41 COSCO SHIPPING and bp sign MoU
14:22 Fluxys, OGE and Wintershall Dea sign a cooperation agreement for CO2 transport
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
16:20 Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach unveil Partnership Strategy on green and digital shipping corridor
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

18:00 Kongsberg Maritime to provide design, engineering, and equipment on pair of methanol ready, chemical tankers for Sirius Rederi AB
17:38 APM Terminals and DP World launch Zero Emission Port Alliance at COP28
17:16 Blue Mediterranean Partnership to start operating in early 2024
16:49 Global Ports Holding announces integration of shore power at Valletta Cruise Port
16:14 Meratus Line starts calling at East Java Multipurpose Terminal
15:21 OOCL announces new China Indonesia Philippines services
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
13:12 Middle East War risk insurance rates edge up after surge in Red Sea ship attacks
12:45 Iberdrola and Masdar sign global alliance to co-invest up to €15 billion in offshore wind and green hydrogen projects in Germany, UK and the USA
12:15 South Korea drops to 2nd place in global shipbuilding orders in Nov.
11:41 Wartsila adds another four methanol engines to its portfolio
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
10:24 Hapag-Lloyd to apply a war risk surcharge from January 1, 2024
08:17 EU announces €175m financial support to reduce methane emissions at COP28
07:34 AD Ports Group and Vietnam Maritime Administration sign MoU to enhance ports and maritime collaboration

2023 December 4

18:53 St. Petersburg SMTU kicks off real technical revamp of high-tech industries under the Priority 2030 program
18:07 ABP unlocks a 200+ acre development opportunity at the UK’s busiest ports complex
17:34 The Government of Oman, Hydrom, Port of Amsterdam, Zenith Energy Terminals and GasLog agree to study the development of a liquid hydrogen supply chain
17:13 Meyer Turku shipyard delivers the cruise ship Carnival Celebration
16:45 Three commercial vessels attacked in Red Sea
16:24 AD Ports Group and KazMunayGas sign HoT for ship building and repair facility in Kazakhstan
15:14 Bureau Veritas and Avance Labs sign MoU on hydrogen certification