• 2018 January 12 15:02

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 2017 grew by 9% to 786.97 mln t (detalization)

    In January-December 2017, seaports of Russia handled 786.97 mln t of cargo (up 9%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled 372.9 mln t (+11.1%) including 154.4 mln t of coal (+13.4%), 48.2 mln t of containerized cargo (+13.0%), 47.8 mln t of grain (+34.7%), 28.2 mln t of ferrous metal (-0.1%), 17.6 mln t of mineral fertilizers (+9.2%) and 3.1 mln t of refrigerated cargo (-0.3%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 414.0 mln t (+7.2%) including 253.2 mln t of crude oil (+11.1%), 141.5 mln t of oil products (+0.5%) and 14.7 mln t of liquefied gas (+8.8%). 

    Exports totaled 606.5 mln t (+6.9%), imports - 36.1 mln t (+14.2%), transit - 58.2 mln t (+14.0%), short-sea traffic - 86.0 mln t +19.5%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 74.2 mln t (+49.1%) including 29.1 mln t of dry cargo (+9.5%) and 45.0 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+94.5%). The port of Murmansk handled 51.7 mln t (+54.5%), Varandei - 8.2 mln t (+3.4%). 

    The ports of the Baltic Sea Basin handled  247.5 mln t (+4.6%) including 105.1 mln t of dry cargo (+17.1%) and 142.4 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (-3.0 %). The port of Ust-Luga handled 103.3 mln t (+10.6 %), Primorsk - 57.6 mln t (-10.6%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 53.6 mln t (+10.3%), Vysotsk - 17.5 mln t (+2.6%).

    Throughput of seaports in the Azov-Black Sea Basin totaled  269.5 mln t (+10.4 %) including 118.4 mln t of dry cargo (+12.4%) and 151.1 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (+8.9%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 147.4 mln t (+12.2%), Tuapse - 26.6 mln t (+5.6 %), Kavkaz - 35.3 mln t (+6.3%), Taman - 14.9 mln t (+11.1%), Rostov-on-Don - 14.9 mln t (+15.6%), Kerch - 9.5 mln t (-1.0%).

    The ports of the Caspian Basin handled 3.9 mln t (-34.1%) including 2.8 mln t of dry cargo (-9.2%) and 1.1 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (-64.3%). The port of Makhachkala handled 1.4 mln t (-57.3%), Astrakhan -2.3 mln t (-10.3 %), Olya – 268,000 (+42.7%).

    The ports of the Far East Basin handled 191.7 mln t (+3.3%) including 117.4 mln t of dry cargo (+5.8%) and 74.3 mln t of liquid bulk cargo (-0.3%). Port Vostochny handled 69.2 mln t (+1.1%), Vanino - 29.2 mln t (-3.2%), Nakhodka - 24.2 mln t (+4.2%), Prigorodnoye - 17.4 mln t (+6.1%), Vladivostok - 16.9 mln t (+18.2%), Posiet - 7.7 mln t (-5.7%), De-Castri -  10.8 mln t (-6.7 %).

    Association of Commercial Sea Ports (ASOP) set up in 1987 unites over 50 organizations and enterprises of Russia’s maritime transport. ASOP comprises commercial seaports, forwarding and agency companies, scientific research institutes and marine educational institutions. Operational results of Russian port sector are based on statistics reports and cover all stevedoring companies operating in the Russian Federation.

2018 April 19

19:00 Okskaya Sudoverf launches lead shallow-draft tank barge of Project ROB20, Belmax 1 (photo)
18:05 Vroon's MPI Napoleon commences Baltic-Sea charter
17:05 Diana Shipping announces continuation of time charter contract and a new time charter contract with Cargill
16:39 Admiralteiskie Verfi and Roshydromet sign contract for designing and construction of North Pole ice-resistant platform (photo, graphics)
16:05 CMA CGM to apply GRI from Canada to Asia, the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent
15:15 MEYER WERFT announces delivery of cruise ship Norwegian Bliss
14:33 Maersk delivers new block train solution on Standard Gauge Railway
14:11 Global bunker market: the state of volatility remains, expert says
14:03 Samskip starts new service from Poland, Lithuania and Norway
13:20 Bibby Offshore becomes the first to deploy a pioneering diving safety system in the North Sea
13:17 Damen Dredging Equipment launches new DOP Dredger Series
13:11 Draft rules for collection of port investment due is available for public discussion (document)
12:52 Wärtsilä to provide optimised maintenance for a complete fuel gas handling system for Viking
12:08 6th Forum of Intermodal Transport FRACHT 2018 held in Gdańsk on 11-12 April
11:13 Port of Rotterdam: growth in container throughput continues in first quarter
10:49 Port of Riga introduces new cargo handling technologies
10:15 Experts forecast Russia's LNG exports to make 33 to 62 million tonnes by 2030
09:52 Brent Crude futures price up 0.6% to $73.92, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.55% to $68.85
09:34 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,124 points
09:24 APM Terminals launches integrated cold chain solutions in India
09:17 Bunker prices show no significant changes at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)

2018 April 18

18:26 Engine room fire on board Finlandia Seaways quickly under control
18:05 Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles offer seed money to foster the development of new goods-movement technologies that improve air quality
17:47 Port of Rotterdam Authority launches new Pronto application
17:25 CMA CGM implements FAK rates from East Mediterranean ports to Gulf and Red Sea
16:55 Royal IHC announces successful launching of BONNY RIVER in China
16:16 RZD Logistics and Fenix will develop transit cargo transportation via port Bronka (photo)
16:05 Jumbo names new offshore vessel Stella Synergy
15:28 Samskip brings Rotterdam into Nor Lines' flexible LNG-powered service network
15:05 CMA CGM implements GRR from Asia to West Africa
15:02 Baltiysky Zavod shipyard tested mooring facilities of Akademik Lomonosov FPU (photo)
14:59 Port of Long Beach container cargo volumes swell 14 percent in March 2018
13:37 Kazmortransflot LLP takes delivery of final Damen Shoalbuster 2709 for Caspian Sea operations
13:08 Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga purchased Liebherr crane as part of Yug-2 terminal modernization (photo)
12:35 Crowley completes acquisition of three SeaRiver tankers
11:47 Major ASW ships Severomorsk and Vice Admiral Kulakov practise search for submarine in Barents Sea
11:19 USC: Import substitution and localization in shipbuilding is hindered by undeveloped service offer
10:50 Russia and Japan ink MoC on mutual recognition of seafarers’ diplomas (photo)
10:25 Brent Crude futures price up 0.54% to $71.97, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.51% to $66.86
10:09 FLEX LNG LTD signs one year time-charter with Enel
09:48 CMA CGM welcomes IMO's decision to reduce by 50% the industry’s CO2 emissions in 2050
09:33 Bunker prices are flat at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:14 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,052 points

2018 April 17

18:06 Management of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company met with seafarers of the Company’s Offshore Fleet
17:57 RF Navy's major landing ship Minsk visits Lisbon port
17:35 For the first time, more than 30 ports certified with EcoPorts PERS environmental standard
17:05 MAN Diesel & Turbo wins major container vessel order
16:35 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Crane for Italian multi-purpose terminal
16:30 Port of Antwerp freight volume up 7.1% to 58,328,678 tonnes in Q1 2018
16:20 Reconstruction and modernization of Yug-2 terminal at the port of Ust-Luga to increase its annual capacity to 20 million tonnes by 2020
16:05 The world’s largest plug-in hybrid ship begins to take form
15:24 Rolls-Royce to supply innovative autocrossing system and propellers to 13 new ferries
15:05 DNV GL launches alternative fuels white paper
14:13 Inland container shipping sector consultations facilitated by Port of Rotterdam Authority yield tangible results
13:20 The Panama Canal “adrift” due to safety concerns
12:58 Authorities and researchers to seek solutions to Arctic navigation
12:15 PowerCell’s fuel cell technology will make vessels emission-free
12:02 Bunker prices are flat at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
11:44 Wan Hai Lines to launch Indonesia to Singapore / Malaysia service
11:31 HII awarded contract for DDG 51-Class follow yard services