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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
2019 March 13
Precautionary approach over marine geoengineering solutions for climate change
Marine and social scientists are urging a precautionary approach towards marine geoengineering techniques which involve deliberate large-scale manipulation of the environment...
2019 March 6
Russian Industrial Zone in Suez to be launched soon
Egypt and Russia have recently made a significant step toward constructing the Russian Industrial Zone east of Port Said in the new Suez Canal Economic Zone...
Brazil overtakes Russia as top supplier to China’s independent refineries in Feb
Surpassing Russia, Brazilian crude oil shipments for China’s independent refineries topped the list in February at 2.17 million mt...
Moscow threatens to SINK foreign ships using Arctic sea route that links Atlantic to the Pacific unless it is given 45 days notice of voyages and vessels take a Russian pilot on board
Russia today threatened to sink foreign naval and cargo ships using the most northerly major sea route in the world unless they abide by strict new rules...
Total to acquire stake in $21bn Arctic LNG 2 project in Russia
Total has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 10% direct stake in the $21bn Arctic LNG 2 project in Russia from Novatek...
2019 March 5
“Ventspils nafta” terminals” recognised as the best employer in Kurzeme Region for the fifth time
VNT was recognised as the most desirable employer in Kurzeme, in turn in Zemgale it was JSC “Dobeles dzirnavnieks”, in Vidzeme – JSC “Cēsu alus”, and in Latgale – JSC “Latvijas maiznieks”...
2019 March 26
A regular meeting of the Board of Directors and General Meeting of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports (ASOP) was held in Saint-Petersburg on 22 March 2019. The conventional business programme carried a jubilee connotation – the country’s first port association celebrates its 30th anniversary. Serik Zhusupov, Executive Director of the Association, answers the questions of IAA PortNews.
Serik Zhusupov: “There are numerous challenges hindering the development of port industry”
A regular meeting of the Board of Directors and General Meeting of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports (ASOP) was held in Saint-Petersburg on 22 March 2019. The conventional business programme...Serik Zhusupov: “There are numerous challenges hindering the development of port industry”