• 2018 May 4


    New port connecting China and Russia opens

    The port is located in Fuyuan City in Heilongjiang Province. It will be mainly used to export China's vegetable, fruits, agricultural products and engineering machinery to Russia, and import Russia's wood, soybeans and flour to China...

  • 2018 April 27


    Grand strategy: all along the polar silk road

    The release of China’s Arctic Policy white paper in January coincides with what the US National Snow and Ice Data Center describes as ‘the second lowest Arctic maximum [extent of Arctic sea ice] in the 39-year satellite record...

  • 2018 April 27


    Egypt, Russia to sign industrial zone agreement in May

    Egypt and Russia are planning to sign an intergovernmental agreement by the end of May to set up an industrial zone East the Port Said region and in the Suez Canal Economic Zone...

  • 2018 April 27


    SEA\LNG Statement: An International Approach to Reducing Marine-based Emissions

    SEA\LNG urges Norway to support and participate in internationally-coordinated policies to reduce shipping-related CO2 emissions...

  • 2018 April 25


    Russia Orders North Pole Platform

    The Russian Hydrometeorological Service has signed a contract with the Admiralty shipyard in St. Petersburg for the construction of a self-propelled North Pole research platform able to house 48 researchers and 12 crew...

  • 2018 April 25


    Cruise Europe says spasibo, St Petersburg

    The Passenger Port of St Petersburg Marine Façade hosted Cruise Europe Tuesday evening in one of its four terminals as around 140 delegates from North European ports and destinations...

  • 2018 April 25


    Shamkhani arrives in Russian port city of Sochi

    Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani, the Secretary of Iran’s SNSC arrived in Sochi of Russia where he is slated to attend the 9th International Meeting of High Representatives for Security Issues...

  • 2018 April 24


    Ukrainian rivers can be closed for Russian vessels

    Ukraine may impose a ban on Russian vessels entering its inland waterways...

  • 2018 April 24


    Is China Changing the Game in Trans-Polar Shipping?

    For more than a decade, Russian policymakers have fruitlessly tried to turn the Northern Sea Route (NSR), which connects Asia and Europe along Russia’s northern coastline, into a viable commercial shipping route...

  • 2018 April 24


    Transneft Rejects Summa's Proposal to Complete Port Deal

    Russian oil pipeline monopoly Transneft has rejected a proposal from its rival Summa Group to complete a deal to buy a Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port (NCSP)...

  • 2018 April 23


    Why American LNG is no substitute for Russian gas in Europe

    Washington's plan to oust Russian natural gas from the European market and substitute it with its own liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipments is not economically feasible...

  • 2018 April 23


    Maersk Adds Vessels for Netherlands to Russia Route

    Seago Line, Maersk’s intra-European short sea carrier, has introduced new vessels to its North Europe feeder link between Rotterdam in the Netherlands and St. Petersburg, Russia...