2015 September 4

13:49 RF Government approves Supervisory Board of the Free Port of Vladivostok (document)
11:16 RF Transport Ministry starts working out a bill to regulate cargo handling outside seaports’ water areas

2015 September 2

09:59 Cargo clearance procedure simplified in Ukrainian seaports

2015 September 1

09:58 RF Transport Ministry starts developing mechanism for non-admission of substandard ships to seaports of Russia

2015 August 11

14:40 Draft law submitted to State Duma is aimed at changing procedures for appointment of federal agencies’ deputy heads

2015 August 10

14:22 RF Government approves appointment of Deputy Transport Minister as Head of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency

2015 August 3

09:33 New rules of processing of ships and cargoes in Ukraine's seaports come into force and get approval of business community

2015 July 17

11:53 Russian Gov't OKs rate regulation rules for water-borne transport between the ports of Crimea and Krasnodar Krai

2015 July 15

18:18 Vladimir Putin formally dissolves the Ministry of Crimea

2015 July 14

19:30 Federal Law on private-public partnership published at legal information portal
10:50 Russian President signs Federal Law On the Free Port of Vladivostok

2015 July 8

17:42 The Council of the Federation approves the law on Free Port of Vladivostok
10:46 Russian Chamber of Shipping calls for harmonization of RF education law with STCW Convention (photo)

2015 July 3

16:31 State Duma passes the bill "On the Free Port of Vladivostok" in third reading

2015 June 25

10:46 Deadline for licensing of passenger transportation by water transport in Crimea postponed till September 1

2015 June 23

14:57 Draft order on port control procedures put out for public consultation

2015 June 22

11:43 State Duma passes the bill "On the Free Port of Vladivostok" in first reading

2015 June 16

11:22 Primorsky Krai lawmakers back bill on Free Port of Vladivostok

2015 June 4

09:28 Bill “On Free Ports of the Russian Federation” brought up for public discussion (document)

2015 June 3

12:57 Experts expect “free port” status of port Vladivostok to boost GRP of Primorye 3.4 times by 2034

2015 June 2

12:48 RF Gvt Committee for legislative drafting activities approves Bill on Free Port Vladivostok

2015 May 26

15:18 RF Ministry of Justice registers list of facilities within responsibility of Transport Ministry’s in-house security service

2015 May 19

10:29 Draft amendments into Rules for vessels passage through IWW locks brought up for public discussion

2015 May 18

14:43 RF Transport Ministry orders to fix terms of draught limits for Volga Basin vessels

2015 May 15

13:58 Provisions on functional subsystem for OSR at inland water transport near approval

2015 May 14

13:56 Prosecutor’s Office clarifies amendments into MMC of Russia in part related to Seafarer's Identity Cards
13:40 RF Ministry of Economic Development makes 28 remarks in relation to Free Port of Vladivostok Bill

2015 May 13

17:15 Rules for separate record-keeping in respect of services within NSR waters to be approved by October 2015

2015 May 6

13:55 Draft compulsory regulations for port Sabetta brought up for public discussion

2015 April 30

14:47 Draft Rules for shipping between ports of Crimea and Krasnodar Territory brought up for public discussion

2015 April 28

13:40 RF Government approves state regulation of rates for assistance provided to vessels within NSR water area

2015 April 20

10:03 Russian President's Legal Dept OKs “Free Port of Vladivostok” concept

2015 April 16

14:11 Absence of safety management certificates will warrant detention of vessels, Transport Ministry says

2015 April 15

15:58 Federation Council OKs transport tariffs regulation for shipping services on the Crimea-Krasnodar Region route

2015 April 14

14:20 Drafting of Uniform Arctic Bill should be considered, Dmitry Rogozin says

2015 April 13

15:05 Bill determining ‘Free Port’ concept brought up for public debates in Russia
12:40 State Duma passes Bill on state regulation of tariffs for transportation between ports of Crimea and Krasnodar Territory

2015 April 10

17:55 Draft standard terms of lease for river port facilities brought up for public debates

2015 April 9

15:23 RF Ministry of Justice to approve Transport Ministry’s Order on introduction of amendments into certification of ship crew members (document)
13:31 Quality management systems to become obligatory for Training Simulator Centers in Russia (photo)

2015 April 7

09:37 Draft amendments into legislation regulating labour relations at water transport brought up for public discussion

2015 March 31

12:54 RF President signs amendments into Merchant Marine Code of Russia

2015 March 25

14:31 RF Transport Ministry opposes exclusion of small-size vessels from Transport Security Law

2015 March 23

11:11 Dmitry Rogozin heads newly set up state commission on Arctic development issues (document)

2015 March 20

09:35 Dozens of berths in Crimea operate outside legal environment, Gosmorrechnadzor says

2015 March 5

11:25 Draft amendments into Compulsory Regulations on Port Taman put out for public consultation
09:50 Russia’s offshore oil and LNG should be secured to national flag ships from 2020, RF Transport Ministry says

2015 March 4

18:43 RF Ministry of Transport calls on prolongation of Government Decree No 383 on subsidizing of shipbuilding

2015 March 3

14:26 Amended Law on Highways to facilitate shifting of cargo to water transport, official says

2015 February 25

16:30 RF Council of the Federation approves fines for violation of safety requirements on the continental shelf of Russia

2015 February 19

14:59 Regulations on handling soil in the course of land reclamation to be approved in 2015

2015 February 17

15:53 RF Duma suggests increasing amount of fines for oil spills (photo)

2015 February 2

11:50 Draft amendments into federal special-purpose programme “Development of Russia’s Transport System (2010-2020) to undergo public discussions

2015 January 26

09:43 Prime Minister of Russia signs Decree on moving Arkhangelsk seaport’s boundaries

2015 January 20

17:18 Crimea authorities propose specific taxation for Crimea SEZ

2014 December 17

12:15 RF Gvt approves bill on regulation of tariffs for shipping between ports of Crimea and Krasnodar Territory

2014 December 8

16:53 Revised federal program “Development of Transport System” offered for public debates

2014 December 4

12:20 RF Government approves increased standards for annual IWW maintenance expenses up to RUB 18 by 2018

2014 December 2

13:39 RF Transport Ministry asks State Duma consider amendments into Law on Seaports at spring session of 2015

2014 December 1

10:25 Vladimir Putin signs law on development of free economic zone in Crimea