• 2018 May 22 15:50

    RF Ministry of Justice registers order on designation of caution areas in ports of cities hosting World Cup 2018

    The Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation has registered the Order of RF Transport Ministry dated 14.05.2018 (No 194) on designation of caution areas with enhanced security, says press center of Rosmorrechflot (Federal Marine and River Transport Agency).

    The document defines areas in the ports of eight cities of the Russian Federation hosting the World Cup 2018 where ships and small size vessels will be banned. According to the document, the restrictions will be in force in the following cities:

    - Volgograd, June 18, 22, 25, 28, between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area near the Volga river’s right bank;

    - Kazan, June 16, 20, 24, 27, 30 and July 6, between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area of the Kazanka river;

    - Kaliningrad, June 16, 22, 25, 28, between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area of the Pregolya and Staraya Pregolya rivers;

    - Moscow, June 14, 17, 20, 26 and July 1, 11, 15 between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area of the Moskva river;  June 16, 19, 23, 27 and July 3 between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area of the Mosva river;

    - Nizhny Novgorod, June 18, 21, 24, 27 and July 1 and 6 between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area near the Volga river’s right bank;

    - Rostov-on-Don, June 17, 20, 23, 26 and July 2, between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area of the Don river;

    - Saint-Petersburg, June 15, 19, 22, 26 and July 3, 10, 14, between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area near the Krestovsky island;

    - Sochi, June 15, 18, 23, 26, 30 and July 7 between 12:00 and 24:00 local time, water area of the Black Sea near the city of Sochi.

    The ban does not cover tugboats, vessels used for maintenance of inland water ways, pilot launches, port fleet vessels intended for collection of oily waters, bilge water and garbage as well as for supply of fuel and drinking water, special ships and emergency ships as well as vessels involved in World Cup 2018 events.
     
    The list of vessels not covered by the restrictions is available at official websites of Administrations of Sea Ports of the Baltic Sea and Black Sea, Volgo-Baltic, Volga and Moscow Basins of Russia’s inland water ways.


2018 June 21

13:23 Victor Olersky appoints Igor Ishchenko as Harbour Master of port Primorsk
13:02 EU member states’ experts on ship recycling meet in Brussels
12:39 XI Russian Forum “Current State and Prospects for Development of Russian Bunker Services Market” opens in Saint-Petersburg
12:16 ABS issues industry-leading Guide advancing DC power for hybrid electric applications
12:00 Largest gantry crane in the Nordic countries delivered to Meyer Turku
11:57 HVCC Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center and the Rotterdam Port Authority launch unique cooperation
10:55 CMA CGM to acquire CONTAINERSHIPS, a leader in intra-regional transportation in Northern Europe
10:53 Protecting marine life from ship noise is in the focus of meeting on oceans and the law of the sea
10:28 Brent Crude futures price up 0.41% to $75.41, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.59% to $65.3
10:02 Maritime officials in Morocco undergo training at IMO workshop in Casablanca
09:41 Closer look at the interpretation of maritime law
09:19 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,373 points

2018 June 20

18:00 Lead landing ship of Project 11711, Ivan Gren, joins the fleet of RF Navy
17:33 Rosatomflot extends its winter-spring navigation period amid challenging ice conditions
17:05 Genco Shipping & Trading Limited completes common stock offering
16:05 Seatruck Ferries to use larger vessels for Warrenpoint service
15:51 Maritime leaders endorse green initiatives for shipping
15:30 Mitsui to make entry into subsea support vessel business through acquisition of shares in AKOFS Offshore
15:04 Eighty-two Crowley vessels honored with Jones F. Devlin Awards in recognition of 613 combined years of safe operations
14:59 GasLog Partners LP announces new charter agreement with Cheniere Energy
14:24 Small icebreakers of Project 22740 can be converted to run on LNG
14:05 Cheniere Energy and Cheniere Energy Partners announce definitive merger agreement
13:13 ABB brings efficiency and sustainability through system integration to two new Indian ferries
12:39 Dredging works commenced at the port of Ust-Luga
12:01 ABP Southampton publishes Air Quality Strategy with package of commitments
11:20 Bunker prices are down up at the port of Novorossiysk, Russia (graph)
11:01 Crowley adds 40 ISO tanks
10:45 Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Plant completed the series of six boom-laying boats
10:31 GTT receives an order from Hyundai Heavy Industries to design the tanks of a new LNG carrier
10:22 Brent Crude futures price up 0.41% to $75.41, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.59% to $65.3
10:05 Euroports increases pulp & paper warehousing capacity in Tarragona, Spain
10:00 RF Government expands the list of publicly funded projects in seaports and on IWW of Russia
09:37 Bunker prices continue going down at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:16 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,419 points

2018 June 19

18:06 100 million dollars to link the Nile with Suez Canal Region
17:03 DNV GL partners with the EU and Government of India to bring offshore wind to the Indian market
16:32 CMA CGM deploys its innovative solution for containers tracking, TRAXENS by CMA CGM
16:18 APM Terminals ‘Cool port’ barge service speeds up distribution from Rotterdam
16:02 Multraship acquires an ASD Tug from Med Marine for Terneuzen operations
15:32 Koper remains the most important port for Austria
15:02 CMA CGM announces GRR from East Coast South America to Africa, Gulf and West Coast North of India
14:32 Port of Oakland import volume flat in May 2018
14:25 Europort Romania maintains its position as the premier Black Sea martime event
14:02 British Ports Association comments on new report on Northern ‘Free Ports’ strategy proposal
13:32 Port seeks to double rail volume with Railport Antwerpen
13:02 Rijkswaterstaat awarded Van Oord the contract to dredge Marker Wadden channel
12:32 MOL to make full-scale move into subsea support vessel business by acquiring stake in AKOFS of Norway
12:28 HELCOM Heads of Delegation approve Baltic Sea Action Plan update process and welcome new HELCOM Chair
12:02 Bunker prices continue growing at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
11:37 Damen and Saab announce partnership to participate on the tender for the Tamandaré Class Corvette
11:34 Saturnus, first vessel in the Evolution series, launched at AVIC
11:09 Marine Technics and Alexeev’s Hydrofoil Design Bureau extend joint projects
10:45 Arctia appoints Senior Vice President for Offshore and Marine Services
10:23 Brent Crude futures price down 0.64% to $74.86, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.62% to $65.28
10:01 Small missile ships of RF Navy’s Caspian Flotilla sail from Sevastopol to Mediterranean Sea
09:40 Rescuers of RF Navy’s Northern Fleet train in rendering assistance to submarine in Kola Bay
09:16 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,442 points

2018 June 18

18:12 Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company takes part in TransCaspian/Translogistica 2018
17:57 Legislative amendment promotes automatisation tests in maritime transport with regard to manning and watchkeeping
17:35 First major forum on the new Silk Road organised by the Port of Marseille Fos