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  • 2023 May 26 18:20

    IAA PortNews’ summary of past week news

    Ports and hydraulic engineering

    • First phase of reconstruction at Samara hydrosystem completed at 40%.
    • Znamenitaya dam of Severo-Dvinsk lock system put into seasonal operation
    • Investor bought the property for new specialized port in Vladivostok
    • OTEKO introduced tools for lean manufacturing at its dry bulk terminal and in the railway transport department
    • Handling of Belarussian cargo in Murmansk port exceeded 95 thousand tonnes, 3 times more than over the entire 2022
    • Commercial Seaport of Nakhodka welcomes the largest ship in its history
    • Glavgosexpertiza approves construction of berths for gas chemical terminal in the port of Naryan-Mar
    • Rosmorport expands fleet involved in dredging at Volga-Caspian Canal to 13 units  
    • Uralchem reaffirms plans to commission ammonia terminal in late 2023
    • Astafyev Terminal in Primorye handled first export container cargo

    Shipping and logistics

    • Russia is deficient in at least three aspects crucial for smooth logistics in the Far East direction: railway capacity of the Eastern Polygon, icebreaker support on the NSR as well as shipbuilding and repair facilities in the Far East.
    • The growth of grain exports from Russian ports is forecasted to continue: the country’s supplies to foreign markets totaled 45.2 million tonnes in 2022 and may reach 60 million tonnes by 2024-2025. However, the sanctions have changed this market considerably, both in terms of geography of supplies and in terms of new priorities set by the shippers.
    • Sovcomflot IFRS revenues in 1Q’2023 rose by 58.4% to $626.9 million  
    • Transportation of containers on Russian Railways’ network in 4M’2023 rose by 8.5% YoY to 2.35 million TEU
    • FESCO resumes its service linking Chinese ports with Pevek from July
    • FESCO added port of Mundra to its Deep Sea service
    • Operation of Oboronlogistics' ferry Lavrentiy temporarily suspended
    • Astra Marine launches its service from Saint-Petersburg to Oreshek

    Shipbuilding and ship repair

    • Production of ships and ship equipment included into list megaproject approved by RF Government
    • Government Commission to consider draft amendments to the bill on zero VAT for ship repair
    • Rosmorport’s new dredger Nikolay Rusanov to commence operation on Volga-Caspian Canal in winter 2024
    • Port Kolomna puts into operation tug of Project 112ПК, Kolmensky-1601
    • Nevskoye Design Bureau to design R/V Ivan Frolov
    • Super trawler Mekhanik Maslak commences operation
    • Baltiysky Zavod to build multifunctional nuclear service vessel for Atomflot
    • Kostroma Plant of Marine Equipment delivers ninth survey vessel of Project 3330
    • Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard launches second passenger catamaran ‘Fort Peter I’ of Project 04580 Kotlin
    • Okskaya Sudoverf launches second salvage tug of NE025 design intended for Marine Rescue Service
    • Yantar shipyard lays down 7MW multipurpose salvage vessel Anadyr of MPSV06М series
    • FESCO Service LLC supports the idea of building a ship repair cluster in Primorye. Ship repair company FESCO Service to acquire floating dock of 20 thousand tonnes in capacity
    • Kronshtadt supplies deck equipment for rescue tugs of NE025 series
    • KMZ delivers two patrol boats of RPK-640 design
    • Two hovercraft units completed for island-based settlement on Seliger
    • Samus Shipbuilding and Repair Yard upgrades M/VPlotovod-716
    • Zvezdochka conducts bench tests for АТ32В1 pod drives
    • Rosatom presented Russia’s largest 3D-printer using the technology of direct laser growing
    • Yantar shipyard to postpone delivery of 5670WSD trawler named Victor Gavrilov for one year minimum – media reports

    Bunkering market

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
09:17 Rosmorport’s Far Eastern Basin Branch changes tariffs for towage services

2023 May 31

18:19 Jan De Nul to supply and install a new Pentland Firth interconnector
17:53 Belarus' MPs ratify agreement on inland navigation between Belarus and Russia
17:46 Tugdock, Crowley partner to innovate solutions for floating offshore wind energy
17:21 PGS secures large MultiClient project in Norwegian Sea
17:19 DNV puts Recommended Practice on public hearing to drive transparency and accuracy on vessel technical performance
15:54 Acceptance/delivery certificate signed for Aleksandr Deyev ferry built by Amur Shipyard
15:29 Long-term ocean freight rates collapse by almost 30% in a month as new US contracts reflect market reality - Xeneta
15:06 Governments of Venezuela and Brizil propose to resume energy and oil cooperation
15:01 Grain exports from Rostov Region ports in May’23 totaled 485 thousand tonnes
14:30 CPC lifted approximately 27.1 mln tonnes of crude oil from its Marine Terminal
14:07 Star Information Systems supercharges flagship system with new tech platform
13:38 Carnival Corporation appoints Paul Ludlow as president Carnival UK and P&O Cruises in leadership change