• 2019 November 12 17:51

    Admiral Makarov SUMIS participates in the international investigative project on oil spill response

    Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping takes part in the international oil spill response investigative project «SIMREC» («Simulators for improving Cross-Border Oil Spill Response in Extreme Conditions»), the University says in a press release.

    The SIMREC project implies close cooperation between authorities and research institutes in reducing risks caused by increased shipping intensity and oil spills in extreme conditions. Its goal is the creation of educational technical complexes and procedures for effective cross-border training and management.

    As an active participants of the project, experts from marine simulation training centre of the Admiral Makarov SUMIS will develop education programs for specialists in emergency response to oil spills and provide a training base for developing practical skills in oil spill emergency response.

    SIMREC involves the international team of scientists under the coordination of Kotka Marine Research Association. Apart from Admiral Makarov SUMIS, the team includes representatives of the St. Petersburg State Marine Technical University, Aalto University, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences and the University of Helsinki.

    The project with a total value of 1.4 million euros is financed by the Governments of the Russian Federation, the Republic of Finland and the EU for the development of cross-border cooperation between states. The project will be completed by 31.08.2022.

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 10M'2019 grew by 3.2% to 701.6 million tonnes of cargo (detalization)

    In January-October 2019, seaports of Russia handled 701.8 million tonnes of cargo (up 3.2%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled 314.0 million tonnes (-3.5%) including 147.3 million tonnes of coal (+8.9%), 46.9 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+5.7%), 32.2 million tonnes of grain (-32.9%), 22.1 million tonnes of ferrous metal (-12.2%), 15.6 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (+6.2%), 7.5 million tonnes of ore (+33.4%), 5.2 million tonnes of cargo carried by ferries (down 2.2 times), 4.3 million tonnes of timber (-6.5%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 387.6 million tonnes (+9.3%) in 232.5 million tonnes of crude oil (+10.7%), 123.6 million tonnes of oil products (+1.4%) and 27.0 million tonnes of liquefied gas (up 1.5 times).

    Exports totaled 546.4 million tonnes (+5.4%), imports - 31.0 million tonnes (+3.5%), transit - 55.3 million tonnes (+5.0%), short-sea traffic – 68.9 million tonnes (-12.4%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 87.4 million tonnes of cargo (+15.6%, year-on-year) including 26.3 million tonnes of dry cargo (+3.9%) and 61.1 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+21.5%). The port of Murmansk handled 51.6 million tonnes (+2.3%), Sabetta - 23.0 million tonnes (up 1.8 times), Varandey – 6.0 million tonnes (+4.0%), Arkhangelsk - 2.3 million tonnes (-4.1%).

    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled 215.8 million tonnes (+5.2%) including 92.5 million tonnes of dry cargo (+2.3%) and 123.3 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+8.8%). The ort of Ust-Luga handled 87.5 million tonnes (+7.3%), Primorsk - 51.8 million tonnes (+16.7%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 50.0 million tonnes (+1.7%), Vysotsk - 16.2 million tonnes (+5.3%).

    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Don Basin handled 214.5 million tonnes (-6.4%) including 80.0 million tonnes of dry cargo (-21.5%) and 134.5 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+5.6%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 130.2 million tonnes (+1.6%), Tuapse - 20.4 million tonnes (-5.1%), Kavkaz - 18.0 million tonnes (-32.7%), Rostov-on-Don - 13.5 million tonnes (-6.9%), Taman - 12.2 million tonnes (+5.1).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 6.1 million tonnes (up 1.5 times) including 3.8 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (up 2.2 times) and 2.3 million tonnes of dry cargo (+5.3%). The port of Makhachkala handled 3.8 million tonnes (up 1.8 times), Astrakhan - 1.8 million tonnes (+18.7%).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 177.7 million tonnes (+6.2%) including 112.8 million tonnes of dry cargo (+7.1%) and 64.9 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+4.8%). Port Vostochny handled 61.2 million tonnes (+5.2%), Vanino - 26.1 million tonnes (+7.3%), Nakhodka - 21.4 million tonnes (+4.8%), Vladivostok - 18.6 million tonnes (+6.7%), De-Kastri - 11.4 million tonnes (+11.2%), Posiet - 6.7 million tonnes (+11.3%), Prigorodnoye - 13.1 million tonnes (-6.2%).

    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.

2019 December 13

18:17 New ecological equipment enters berths of Multipurpose Reloading Complex in Ust-Luga
17:22 Total's Mozambique LNG Project gets $400 mln loan from African Development Bank
17:03 Port of Los Angeles and Indonesia Port Corporation sign cooperative agreement
16:33 ABB wins contract to power Genting’s next-generation cruise vessels
16:12 ABB completes delivery for the world's most advanced icebreaking LNG carrier fleet
16:03 Windermere Lake Cruises new vessel launched in Damen Technical Cooperation project
15:33 MacGregor deck handling solution supports China’s Xue Long 2 icebreaker operation
15:12 Polarcus awarded 10-month acquisition program offshore Brazil
14:32 Rotterdam Port Fund invests in Fleet Cleaner
14:11 Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Norway
13:43 Moín Container Terminal reaches 1 million TEUs
13:31 New container terminal opens in northern Italy
13:05 Aker Solutions to provide subsea production system for phase two of Aker BP's Ærfugl
12:30 Jifmar Offshore Services acquires Delta Marine
12:04 SBM Offshore signs FPSO Sepetiba contracts
11:30 Abu Dhabi Ports announces AED 4Bn expansion projects at Khalifa Port on its 7th Anniversary
11:27 Damen signs contract with Cotecmar for DTC hydrographic research vessel
11:12 WMU and EMSA cooperate on capacity building and research
11:03 SAL Heavy Lift becomes world’s first to equip vessels with new hydrogen / methanol injection technology
10:48 Murmansk Sea Fishing Port handled 245,000 tonnes of cargo in 11M’2019, down 20.7% Y-o-Y
10:34 Overseas Shipholding Group and American Shipping Company jointly announce extension of tanker charters
10:24 WMU President reports to the IMO Assembly
09:59 Kawasaki Heavy Industries launches the world's first liquefied hydrogen carrier
09:43 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, December 13
09:29 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.65% to $64.62, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.52% to $59.49
09:13 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,388 points

2019 December 12

18:36 EBRD finances Tekirdag port on Turkey’s Sea of Marmara
18:05 Dutch Drone Delta established with Port of Rotterdam Authority support
17:51 Port of Southampton continues infrastructure investment with £3m crane
17:30 Baltic Workboats shipyard delivers 19 WP Oilrec workboat
17:05 The European Federation of Inland Ports welcomes the Green Deal for Europe
16:46 MOL orders 2 next-generation 'EeneX' coal carriers
16:43 Throughput of port Kaliningrad in Jan-Nov’2019 fell by 21% Y-o-Y to 10.20 million tonnes
16:26 Klaipėda LNG terminal welcomed three large and four small LNG vessels in November
16:05 Air quality sensor in the Port of Rotterdam checks sulphur emissions from shipping
15:57 Throughput of port Vyborg in Jan-Nov’2019 fell by 35% Y-o-Y to 1.12 million tonnes
15:34 Alewijnse wins electrical contracts for two additional Combi Freighters at Damen Yichang Shipyard
15:00 Throughput of port Vysotsk in Jan-Nov'2019 climbed by 6% Y-o-Y to 17.90 million tonnes
14:36 Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard launches dry cargo carrier Pola Anastasia of Project RSD59
14:12 CMA CGM announces FAK Reefer Rates from North Europe to Asia and Middle East
13:53 Bunker market sees mixed price movements at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
13:31 NLNG signs sales deal with Vitol SA
13:12 Austal USA delivers USNS Puerto Rico to U.S. NAVY
12:49 Throughput of port Primorsk in Jan-Nov’2019 grew by 16% Y-o-Y to 56.25 million tonnes
12:24 Lead nuclear-powered icebreaker of Project 22220, Arktika, left for sea trials
12:00 ABS publishes Fuel Cell Guidance to support industry decarbonization objectives
11:38 Port of Ust-Luga handled 95.31 million tonnes in 11M’18, up 6% Y-o-Y
11:13 Throughput of Port St. Petersburg in 11M'2019 grew by 2% to 55.01 million tonnes
11:10 Verifavia Shipping undertakes IHM services for 29 Attica Group vessels
10:56 Wärtsilä to divest its ELAC Nautik business
10:49 Throughput of port Riga (Latvia) in 11M’2019 fell by 9.4% Y-o-Y to 30 million tonnes
10:26 TransContainer dispatched test train from Korea to Poland
10:05 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Dec 12
09:47 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.41% to $63.98, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.14% to $58.84
09:31 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,460 points
09:08 Viking Line’s new vessel to be equipped with Climeon Heat Power System
08:12 Nautilus Labs becomes new Inmarsat fleet data application provider

2019 December 11

18:33 Kongsberg and the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue join forces to develop new SAR solutions
18:03 DOF Subsea secures integrated FSV contract in Africa
17:50 NCSP Group's consolidated cargo turnover for 10 months of 2019 totaled 121.2 million tons