2018 October 15
Mainline infrastructure to develop according to plan
RUB 1.8 million will be spent for Russia’s water transport infrastructure within the coming 6 years. This decision has been approved by RF Government and the President.
2018 October 11
LNG bunker ship for the Baltic Sea
Damen Shipyards Group has started building LNG bunker ships with a focus on the Baltic Sea. The first customer, an Estonian company, had initiated serial construction of such vessels. Russian companies are getting a good look at the new ship.
2018 October 8
Lavna terminal is under construction
Coal terminal in Lavna is being prepared for construction work. The ground preparation and levelling is underway. IAA PortNews correspondent was watching rock shattering works on the western coast of the Kola Bay.
2018 October 3
Shifting port facilities beyond the center of Saint-Petersburg
Discussions about shifting of port facilities beyond the center of Saint-Petersburg have intensified again. It is the right moment taking into consideration excessive container handling facilities and lack of land for development purposes. Implementation of this idea could ensure additional income for the city – from both developing and shaping of an industrial port zone in Bronka and Lomonosov.
2018 September 28
Irina Olkhovskaya: “We have made a sound investment decision”
AO Vostochny Port, operator of Russia’s largest dedicated coal port (run by OOO Port Management Company), is building public railway tracks as part of its project on construction of the coal terminal’s Phase 3, Irina Olkhovskaya, First Deputy to General Director of Port Management Company, told IAA PortNews.
2018 September 26
Andrey Krykov: “Bunker Company is permanently improving its logistics processes”
ZAO Bunker Company (Arkhangelsk) holds the leading position in the market of oil products transportation to the Far North regions. In its interview with IAA PortNews, Andrey Krykov, General Director of the company, tells about its activities and development plans.
2018 September 21
Feodosia rejects the cement terminal
Crimean authorities have decided to reject the construction of a cement transshipment terminal at the port of Feodosia. The terminal estimated at RUB 111 million is to handle cement coming to Crimea from the Krasnodar Territory. Officials say the investor is dragging out the works and the terminal will harm the environment. The investor disagrees with the authorities while it can lose RUB 56 million of investments.
2018 September 18
Yury Tyamushkin: the port in the Muchke Bay can be developed further to annual throughput of 40 million ton
New coal terminal of Vanino port will be opened in the Muchke Bay in December 2019. Yury Tyamushkin, General Director of company VaninoTransUgol, tells IAA PortNews about specific features of this project.
2018 September 14
eNAV, Autonomy, Digitization as 4th Edition of Industrial Revolution
Unmanned, autonomous shipping, e-Navigation and digitization of logistics, are not just a harebrained scheming but features of the forthcoming fourth edition of industrial revolution. Russia has a unique chance to make an innovative leap, and the waterborne transport segment could be one of the most promising.
2018 September 12
Far and Eastern plans
Russia’s Far East Basin is among the most promising ones. At the same time it requires significant investments in the development of stevedoring and railway infrastructure, shipbuilding, ship repair and environment protection. All these issues are in the focus at the Eastern Economic Forum.
2019 March 19
Ship owners worry about clean fuel bill as ports ban 'scrubbers'
More ports around the world are banning ships from using a fuel cleaning system that pumps waste water into the sea, one of the cheapest options for meeting new environmental shipping rules...Ship owners worry about clean fuel bill as ports ban 'scrubbers'
Three Russian Shipyards Sanctioned Over Kerch Strait Incident
Canada, the United States and the EU have imposed new sanctions on Russian entities in response to the Kerch Strait incident, including three shipyards...Three Russian Shipyards Sanctioned Over Kerch Strait Incident
2019 March 18
Russian Cabinet Allows 28 Foreign Ships To Transport LNG Via Northern Sea Route Until 2044
The Russian cabinet has authorized 28 foreign-flagged vessels to transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) via the Northern Sea Route, which runs along the Russian Arctic coast, until December 30, 2043...Russian Cabinet Allows 28 Foreign Ships To Transport LNG Via Northern Sea Route Until 2044
2019 March 15
Port of Rotterdam: The investment machine for North Europe
Europe’s largest liquid bulk port invested more than €300 million in infrastructure improvements in 2018 to enhance its attractiveness for global trade & business...Port of Rotterdam: The investment machine for North Europe
2019 March 14
Russian ministry prepares multi-billion USD plan to develop Arctic resources
The Russian Natural Resources Ministry said Wednesday it had compiled and sent to the government for consideration a comprehensive plan to develop the country's Arctic resources to 2030 and beyond...Russian ministry prepares multi-billion USD plan to develop Arctic resources
Mariupol port loses 33% of fleet due to construction of Kerch Bridge – Ministry of occupied areas
The Mariupol port has lost 33% of its fleet and up to 140,000 tonnes of exported metal products a month due to construction of a bridge across the Kerch Strait...Mariupol port loses 33% of fleet due to construction of Kerch Bridge – Ministry of occupied areas