• 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.

2017 February 27

18:18 Transas and Japan Radio Company announce a global strategic partnership
17:57 Port of Tallinn’s cargo flow decreased in 2016 while the number of passengers and profitability increased
17:31 Open competition is to be organized to nominate a new Freeport of Riga CEO
17:05 Odfjell SE signs long term charter agreements for two new advanced chemical tankers
16:50 Ushakov University suggests development of a simulator for training of specialists in compliance with BWMC 2004 (photo)
16:28 Alliance LLC will get Damen InvaSave 300 under agreement with Damen (photo)
16:05 AVIC shipyard launches Jan De Nul Group’s new multipurpose vessel
15:43 IMO Secretary-General spoke about the importance of a global approach to climate change regulation for the shipping industry
15:24 The Philippines is the latest country to receive IMO support to promote energy-efficient ship operation
14:56 Foundation for Nakhimov Naval School was laid in Murmansk
14:17 ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software to enhance safety and efficiency for new Greenland Heavylift vessels
13:52 LNG storage tanks on the way to the Port of Klaipėda
13:30 Vigor to build two more passenger ferries for WETA
13:08 Latvian Shipping Company posts its net loss of USD 25.18 million
12:53 Port of Rotterdam sees fewer bunkers in 2016
12:39 Hanjin Heavy Industries completes construction of the first LNG bunkering vessel
12:20 Rosmorport appoints Yury Vdovkin as Acting Director of its Sakhalin Branch (photo)
12:01 Ukrainian Seaports Authority improved dredging documentation
11:34 BPO meets with DG MOVE
11:13 HELCOM session on 28 February 2017 to agree on a plan to implement ocean-related UN Sustainable Development Goals in the Baltic Sea region
10:59 Yet another B2000 Project vessel is added to NIBULON’s cargo fleet
10:42 Conference: "Implementation of the BWMC in Russia” opens in Moscow
10:25 Brent Crude futures price up 0.64% to $56.67, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.57% to $54.29
10:11 Norwegian Joy to leave MEYER WERFT's building dock on 4 March 2017
10:00 Rosmorport appoints Grigory Biryulev as Deputy Chief of Fleet of its North-Western Basin Branch (photo)
09:48 State Duma of Russia approves simplified entry of foreigners to the Far East
09:16 Baltic Dry Index up to 875 points
09:09 Hapag-Lloyd increases FAK rates from East Westbound East Asia to Europe North Continent and Mediterranean
08:07 Port of Oakland cranes going higher at largest marine terminal
07:05 Teekay Offshore to be the sole supplier and operator of shuttle tankers services for East Coast Canada

2017 February 26

17:03 ICS Chairman sets out plan for CO2 reduction by shipping sector
17:01 MacGregor's new ship-to-ship compensation system widens offshore load transfer windows
16:59 Klaipeda Seaport cargo turnover down by 0,1 pct. to 3,41 mln tn in 2016
16:55 Finnlines to provide liner services to the port of Bronka
16:41 Modus unveils next generation survey and inspection capabilities

2017 February 25

08:56 Simulation confirms Port of NY & NJ can handle ULCVs through 18,000 TEUs
08:45 New Times Shipbuilding announces delivery of 2X 58,500 DWT bulk carriers
07:55 Port of Helsinki testing floating rubbish bins
03:58 Fugro Subsea and DOF sign a new 6 month contract plus options for Skandi Olympia

2017 February 24

13:43 MOL to invest in self-elevating platform vessel operator
13:40 Carnival Corporation joint venture in China to order first-ever cruise ships built in China
13:38 Ulstein Power & Control AS to deliver complete systems for Ulstein-built yacht
13:37 Teekay Offshore to be the sole supplier and operator of shuttle tankers services for East Coast Canada
13:34 ABS earns EU MRV accreditation
13:32 The Port of Helsinki's West Terminal 2 opens on Monday 27 February

2017 February 23

19:37 Global bunker market: No firm trend in bunker prices next week, expert says
13:19 Hapag-Lloyd announces FAK rates from Far East Westbound Middle East to Europe North Continent and Mediterranean
13:17 Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding delivers a 60,000 dwt type bulk carrier to ARIST MARITIME
13:16 IBIA raises awareness of sulphur compliance verification challenges at IMO
13:13 Fincantieri, CSSC and Carnival Corporation sign MOU for 2 cruise ships with an option for additional 4
13:07 Damen Shiprepair & Conversion announces a reorganisation at three Dutch yards

2017 February 22

19:11 Moody's changes the outlook on Sovcomflot from negative to stable
18:36 JV of Port of London Authority and Peel Ports London Medway buys new pilot boat
18:15 Ban of M/V "BEAM” with IMO number 8408258 has been lifted
18:07 Port of Brisbane hosts two mega cruise ships
17:55 Port of Ipswich receives 743 ships in 2016
17:36 ZIM to add a second Asia-Pacific North West service
17:05 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from North Europe to East Mediterranean
17:01 Ningbo Zhoushan Port receives world’s largest vessel
17:00 Bahri Dry Bulk signs a joint venture agreement with Koninklijke Bunge B.V.