• 2020 July 14 17:33

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 6M’2020 climbed by 0.1% (detalization)

    Exports grew with imports, transit and short-sea traffic having decreased

    In January-June 2020, seaports of Russia handled 410.4 million tonnes, up 0.1%, year-on-year, says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Handling of dry cargo totaled 185.7 million tonnes (+2.8%) including 86.0 million tonnes of coal (-1.7%), 28.5 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+1.9%), 17.5 million tonnes of grain (+30.5%), 9.4 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (+6.1%) and 6.1 million tonnes of ore (up 1.6 times).

    Handling of liquid bulk cargo totaled 224.7 million tonnes (-2.1%) including 128.8 million tonnes of crude oil (-6.8%), 75.8 million tonnes of oil products (+5.0%), 16.7 million tonnes of liquefied gas (+1.6%) and 2.6 million tonnes of liquid food (+31.3%).

    Exports totaled 324.1 million tonnes (+0.8%), imports - 17.9 million tonnes (-4.1%), transit - 32.2 million tonnes (-0.6%), short-sea traffic – 36.2 million tonnes (-3.5%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 46.8 million tonnes (-9.3%) including 13.1 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (-12.2%) and 33.7 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-8.1 %). The ports of Murmansk handled 27.4 million tonnes (-11.3%), Sabetta - 14.1 million tonnes (+1.9%), Varandei – 2.8 million tonnes (-23.1%), Arkhangelsk -1.4 million tonnes (+12.2%).

    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled 127.9 million tonnes (-1.7%) including 54.1 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (-2.4%) and 73.9 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-1.1%). The ports of Ust-Luga handled 53.8 million tonnes (-1.0%), Primorsk - 29.5 million tonnes (-1.1%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 29.9 million tonnes (-0.7%), Kaliningrad - 5.4 million tonnes (-6.9%).

    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Black Sea Basin handled 122.8 million tonnes (+2.9%) including 48.0 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+14.7%) and 74.8 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-3.5%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 73.5 million tonnes (-1.9%), Tuapse - 13.5 million tonnes (+19.5%), Taman - 10.0 million tonnes (+33.8%), Kavkaz - 8.9 million tonnes (+6.6%), Rostov-on-Don - 7.6 million tonnes (+7.0%).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 4.2 million tonnes (+17.8%) including 1.8 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+34.6%) and 2.4 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+7.8%). The port of Makhachkala handled 2.6 million tonnes (+20.4%), Astrakhan - 1.2 million tonnes (+14.0%).
    Operators of seaports in the Far East Basin handled 108.7 million tonnes (+3.0%) including 68.7 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+2.4%) and 40.0 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+3.9%). Vostochny Port handled 39.0 million tonnes (+6.0%), Vanino - 16.2 million tonnes (-0.1%), Nakhodka - 13.5 million tonnes (+3.0%), Vladivostok - 11.3 million tonnes (-1.2%), Prigorodnoye - 8.4 million tonnes (+5.5%), De-Kastri - 6.8 million tonnes (-1.9%).  

2020 August 8

15:32 NOAA, U.S. Navy will increase nation’s unmanned maritime systems operations
14:31 Sanmars Sirapinar commences operations in Baltic Sea
13:42 USCG accepts newest fast response cutter
12:03 SCHOTTEL propulsion for first-class expedition cruise vessels
11:18 Australia’s new icebreaker on the move

2020 August 7

18:32 Maersk revamps Europe to Middle East & Indian Subcontinent network
18:00 Rosmorport's to beef up its icebreaking fleet to 38 units in 2020
17:00 World’s first zero-emissions top handlers performing well at Port of Los Angeles
16:01 Port of HaminaKotka seven-month volume fell 16.7%
15:09 Launching of Russia’s first LNG-powered passenger ship Chaika held at Zelenodolsk Shipyard
14:21 North Carolina Ports records year-over-year increases in Fiscal Year 2020
14:09 Cargo traffic at Port Kavkaz in January-July rose 9%
13:21 ABP invests in Port of Lowestoft to support UK Southern North Sea energy sector
13:19 Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard hosts launching ceremony for the RSD59 series MS Pola Marina
12:49 Rosmorport plans expansion of its fleet by 24 newbuilds
12:08 Jan De Nul signs contract with Dogger Bank Wind Farm
11:22 The second tanker manufactured in Azerbaijan launched for the next stage of construction
10:37 MSC’s Golden Horn service links China, Korea & Russia’s east coast
09:59 Ecochlor receives IMO BWMS Code Type Approval
09:51 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Aug 07
09:16 Baltic Dry Index as of Aug 6
09:12 Crude futures prices turn down again

2020 August 6

19:00 FSL Trust agrees to sell three containerships
18:27 Sumitomo Heavy Industries has been granted an “Approval in Principle” for a medium-size high-pressure LNG dual-fueled tanker
18:21 Port of Rostov-on-Don seven-month volume rises 4% to 12.7 million tonnes
18:07 ICTSI 1H2020 net income down 12% to US$113.4mln
17:26 Royal IHC awarded major contract for supply of FPSO equipment for Yinson
17:25 Vodohod’s newbuild Mustai Karim arrives at Saint Petersburg
16:36 Nevsky Shipyard launches the Pavel Leonov, last ship of PV22 series duo
16:15 North Sea Port, Flemish Waterways plc, Port of Antwerp, Port of Oostende, Port of Zeebrugge, the Agency for Maritime and Coastal Services, and the Joint Nautical Management to introduce SWINg in 2021
15:43 Zelenodolsk Shipyard to host tomorrow launching and keel-laying ceremonies
15:41 Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships Port Network was established in Singapore
14:27 MABUX Bunker Weekly Review
13:54 Tolyattii bound heavylift project cargo successfully handled at Port Bronka
13:27 Alaska Marine Lines rail barges upgrade ballast systems
12:46 Davie confirms polar leadership with icebreaker launch
12:35 Transit container transport by RZD network soars 30% in Jan-Jul
11:40 CMA CGM to launch its ever-faster service connecting Spain with Algeria
11:35 Carnival Cruise Line joins industrywide pause in U.S. through October 31
10:18 Shell signs charter contracts for six newbuild LNG carriers
10:15 Fourth IMO Greenhouse Gas Study: Shipping emissions are projected to increase by up to 50% until 2050, relative to 2018
09:58 The Flemish government, Port of Antwerp and SeReAnt together improve the water quality at the Port of Antwerp
09:26 Baltic Dry Index as of Aug 5
09:21 Crude futures prices resume climb
09:10 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Aug 06
08:11 NYK starts operation of its first finished-car logistics terminal in Japan

2020 August 5

18:57 Valenciaport triples air quality control cabins
18:16 U.S. Coast Guard suspends search for missing spearfisher off Maui
18:04 Port of Helsinki turnover decreased by 26.7% to EUR 33.4 million in January–June 2020
17:35 A delegation of the Port of Gdansk visits Klaipeda
17:06 Voluntary ship slowdown through Swiftsure Bank begins August 1
16:49 Mississippi River will get deeper
16:39 MOL introduces FOCUS Project Part Ⅲ: Virtual Ship Visit Application 'Fleet Tour'
16:29 Admiralty Shipyards starts building fourth CT-192 series trawler the Kapitan Martynov
15:27 Solstad secures contract from BP for three vessels in Australia
14:38 ABS to class first Taiwan-built offshore installation vessel
13:22 Hurtigruten temporarily suspends all expedition cruises
13:18 Krasnoye Sormovo to launch the MS Pola Marina cargo ship on August 7
13:12 The Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company completes the upgrade of more than 18,000m2 of storage yard
13:08 Concept of a modular composite fishing boat gets the thumbs up from MARINET