• 2014 December 26 17:49

    Sevmash holds keel-laying for Borei-class sub "Generalissimus Suvorov" (photo release)









    Severodvinsk, Russia based Sevmash Shipyard (Sevmash, part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) on 26 December 2014 held a ceremonial keel-laying of the nuclear-powered Borey-A class submarine (Project 955A) "Generalissimus Suvorov," the Corporation's press release said.

    The ceremony dedicated to the 75th anniversary of "Sevmash" was attended by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, first VP of the USC Group Leonid Strugov, the naval architercture and marine engineering firm Rubin's CEO Igor Vilnit, Sevmash Director General Mikhalil Budnichenko, heads of business partners, representatives of the Navy Сommand.

    United Shipbuilding Corporation was founded in 2007 as a 100-percent state-owned group of companies by the Presidential Decree № 394 (March 21, 2007). The Corp.  consolidates about 70% of the domestic shipbuilding industry and incorporates three regional shipbuilding centers, nine engineering and design offices and 39 dockyards. The Corp’s largest shipbuilding assets include Kaliningrad-based JSC Yantar Shipyard, JSC Admiralty Shipyards (St. Petersburg), JSC PA Sevmash (Severodvinsk), JSC DVZ Zvezda (Vladivostok) and Baltic Shipyard Besides, UCS holds a 50% stake in Arctech Helsinki Shipyard, a joint venture with STX Finland Cruise Oy. The Corporation participates in several major international projects: construction of a new mega shipyard Zvezda-DSME through a JV with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engeneering (South Korea), the construction in conjunction with Yantai Raffles (Singapore) of Vostok-Raffles Shipyard. The Group builds ships for Russian customers and exports its products to 20 countries.

2016 December 9

10:24 Bunker market of Saint-Petersburg, Russia, sees mixed price movements (graph)
10:00 Brent Crude futures price up 0.32% to $54.06, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.69% to $51.19
09:39 Throughput of Russian seaports up 6.4% to 657.6 mln t in 11M’16
09:18 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,122 points
09:07 MAN Diesel & Turbo retrofits North Sea trawler
08:07 Hamburg’s O’Swaldkai multi-purpose terminal recieves new crane to process reefer ships
07:42 Höegh Autoliners takes delivery of Post-Panamax vessel

2016 December 8

18:05 Throughput of port Tallinn (Estonia) down 10.6% to 18.6 mln t in 11M’16
17:43 MABUX: Bunker prices may get another chance to rise
17:42 Miranda Ng strengthens Port of Hamburg Marketing’s team in Hong Kong
17:21 Precise planning and cooperation leads to the largest vessel ever to call at Ipswich
16:53 Throughput of port Ventspils (Latvia) down 19% to 17.1 mln t in 11M’16
16:27 Throughput of port Helsinki (Finland) up 2.2% to 10.7 mln t mln t in 11M’16
16:04 Evergreen adopts EU Commitment
15:39 Throughput of Klaipeda port (Lithuania) rises 4.5% to 36.72 mln t in 11M’16
15:15 Okskaya Shipyard lays down the lead multi-purpose diving catamaran of Project SDS18 for Marine Rescue Service of Rosmorrechflot
14:48 Throughput of port Kavkaz up 21% to 29.74 mln t in 11M’16
14:22 Long-term cargo base contracts ensure investments into port and railway infrastructure – expert
14:15 Polarcus awarded two projects offshore South America
13:11 CMA CGM announces GRR from Asia to Africa
12:40 Finnish Transport Agency deploys this season’s first icebreaker in the Bay of Bothnia
12:09 Norwegian Cruise Line receive approval to sail to Cuba
11:31 Bunker prices continue going up in the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
11:10 Rosneft concluded privatisation deal to sell 19.5 percent of the company
10:43 CMA CGM implements FAK Rates from Asia to North Europe
10:25 Throughput of Vostochny Port JSC up 3.7% to 21.6 mln t in 11M’16
10:02 Brent Crude futures price down 0.19% to $52.90, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.14% to $49.70
09:43 Hapag-Lloyd holds naming ceremony for first 10,500 TEU ship “Valparaíso Express”
09:41 Seaport of Odessa (Ukraine) handled 20.10 mln t of cargo, up 1.2% year-on-year
09:17 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,162 points

2016 December 7

18:14 MES delivers three Automated Intermodal Yard Cranes to TraPac
18:06 TTS releases intelligent flush station
17:45 Throughput of Kaliningrad Sea Commercial Port slightly up Y-o-Y to 2.598 mln t in 11M’16
17:22 APL starts new Zealand Express II Service
17:07 Cargo traffic within Azov-Don Basin of Russia’s IWWs up 18.3% to 10.29 mln t in the navigation season of 2016
16:55 ABP South Wales invests £2.8m in crane refurbishment project
16:53 Crews of RF Navy’s Baltic Fleet warships launched exercise in Baltiysk and Kronstadt
16:25 Throughput of port Yuzhny (Ukraine) down 17.8% to 36.23 mln t in 11M’16
16:02 Subsea operations specialist Swire Seabed AS purchases a subsea vessel
15:32 Höegh LNG enters into agreement for its next series of FSRUs with Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea
15:13 Investments into Murmansk Transport Hub project will total RUB 145 bln – Murmansk Region Government
15:02 ZIM to enhance its Atlantic network
14:43 Marine Engineering Bureau and Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company set up a joint venture (photo)
14:21 Mr. Trond Myklebust appointed as new CEO of Viking Supply Ships AB
14:02 THE Alliance enhances its Mediterranean-North America East Coast service
13:21 CMA CGM announces new FAK rates from Middle East & Red Sea to North Europe, West Med & Adriatic
13:02 Swedish Dockworkers’ Union continues ban on new recruitment and overtime at APM Terminals in Gothenburg
12:51 Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard completed Russia’s first series of TSHD1000 ships (photo)
12:34 World Maritime University President highlighted the role of WMU in educating maritime and ocean leaders
12:09 Consortium of MOL, NYK, "K" Line and SCI takes delivery of a new LNG vessel
12:09 Maritime lawyer Dr. Frank Wiswall receives 2015 International Maritime Prize
11:43 Bunker prices are slightly down at port Novorossiysk, Russia (graph)
11:20 FESCO reduced transit time for transportation between Vladivostok and Kamchatka
10:57 Nuclear-powered ships have undeniable advantages in the Arctic – Stanislav Chui (photo)
10:35 Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg launches container services
10:08 LR's acquires Seasafe Marine Software & Computation
09:56 Brent Crude futures price down 0.32% to $53.76, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.45% to $50.70
09:44 Indicative bunker prices continue going up at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:19 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,186 points
09:02 ABS introduces Acoustic Emission Technology