• 2016 February 10 14:50

    Maersk Line provides containers for the Logistics Museum

    Maersk Line, the biggest container shipper in the worlds, supported the “Logistics – In motion!” projects realized by the Logistics Museum. In accordance with the agreement between the museum and Maersk, the company will donate three 40-foot containers to the museum. The containers will be retrofitted and used for showcasing museum exhibits that are currently located on the territory of the State University of Sea and River Transport n.a. Makarov.

    The idea to place the museum into mobile containers came from the creators of the first Logistics Museum in Russia, founded in St. Petersburg in 2011. In 2015, the “Logistics – In motion!” project won a grant for the “Changing museum in a changing world” contest held by the Potanin Foundation. This mobile exposition will be the first of its kind museum in the world made out of sea containers, which have themselves become a symbol of today’s global trade.

    Zsolt Katona, Cluster Sales Director at Maersk Line said: “The main point why we’ve decided is to increase the brand awareness further towards Maersk Group, which has been established 24 years ago in Russia. We believe that we should reach out and be visible not only with our existing customers & business partners, but invest in the future and be at arms’ length with the young generation of people as well. The investment in the Logistics Museum fits nicely into our overall development plan, which we’ve started with Makarov State University – the branding of Maersk Auditorium as well as the Maersk Shipping Education program, which has been launched in 2015 to provide tailor made trainings for students of the university with possibility of progression into Maersk Organization. The museum will allow us to access the even younger generation and explain the importance of container freight / logistics, which is a vital part of our everyday life and drives economic growth between the countries.”

    The opening of the new Logistics Museum is planned for autumn of 2016. Visitors will have the chance to get familiar with the world of logistics: production, storage, handling, transport, and will learn about the current state and trends of modern logistics.




2016 September 25

11:15 Hapag-Lloyd announces an increased FAK rate from Far East to North Europe & Med
10:12 Hapag-Lloyd announces new Saudi Arabia Export Detention Tariff
08:10 Teekay Offshore Partners awarded new North Sea shuttle tanker contracts

2016 September 24

11:04 MCO-B holds opening ceremony marking start of full-scale operations
10:07 Hantong Ship Heavy Industry launches 38000DWT stainless steel chemical tanker
10:02 Polarcus awarded XArray project in Europe
09:01 MSC starts a new service connecting Koper with Turkey
08:59 Hamburg Süd receives gold rating from EcoVadis

2016 September 23

18:24 Rolls-Royce appoints Stephen Daintith as CFO
18:06 Cargotec plans to re-organise operations at the acquired maritime software company INTERSCHALT
17:50 BWB signs youth sailing team name sponsorship agreement
17:36 Agility joins Maersk Line Carbon Pact initiative to cut CO2 emissions
17:20 Murmansk Commercial Seaport forecasts a 1-pct increase of coal transshipment to 13.77 mln t in 2016 (photo)
17:14 LNG terminal at port Vysotsk included into area planning scheme of the Russian Federation
17:00 Maersk Line implements FAK rates from Asia to East Coast South America
16:49 Toll announces $170 million investment to support Bass Strait trade
16:34 Morten Engelstoft appointed CEO of APM Terminals
16:32 Stena Line to add extra North Sea freight capacity on Rotterdam to Killingholme route
16:04 OPDR and MacAndrews upgrade their fleet with 4000 new pallet wide high cube containers
15:31 Fincantieri and CSSC ink agreement for first new Chinese cruise ships
14:23 USCG confirms Optimarin first in line for ballast water approval
13:46 Minister of State opens state-of-the-art vessel traffic equipment at ABP Southampton
13:21 Evgeniy Moroz appointed as Deputy Director of Rosmorport’s Vanino Branch (Photo)
12:55 Check points at Free Port of Vladivostok start round-the-clock operation from October 1, 2016 (photo)
12:32 The Switch, a Yaskawa company, to acquire Wärtsilä Drives’ products
12:00 FESCO launches new block train Vladivostok-Minsk to expand network of routes through the Russian Far East
11:29 Gazprom discovers new field on Sea of Okhotsk shelf
11:04 Throughput of Yug-2 terminal (port Ust-Luga) will grow to 6.5 mln t by 2020 (photo)
10:38 Port of Singapore throughput up 0.5% to 392.7 mln t in 8M’16
10:17 Brent Crude futures price down 0.57% to $47.38, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.73% to $45.98
10:00 Throughput of Ust-Luga port to grow by 13.6% to 100 mln t in 2016
09:56 Vard secures contract for two more module carrier vessels for Topaz
09:45 Ports of Ust-Luga and Kiel sign Memorandum of Understanding (photo)
09:19 Baltic Dry Index up to 937 points

2016 September 22

18:26 Pacific Drilling launches consent solicitation
18:22 Hiab gives extended warranty for all HIAB loader crane models
18:19 Jan De Nul NV and Parkwind complete installation of foundations for the Nobelwind wind farm
18:17 Wärtsilä wins Nacos Platinum systems contract for four new cruise ships
18:12 Philly Shipyard celebrates keel laying milestone for third product tanker for Kinder Morgan
18:10 ABS introduces industry-leading Guide on Subchapter M
17:58 Draft rules for subsidizing of shipbuilding costs brought up for public discussion (document)
17:52 Vard marine design selected for USCG offshore patrol cutter
17:30 Panama accedes to ship recycling convention
17:26 India to boost coastal transportation of vehicles through Ro-Ro vessels
17:04 Grouping of Combined Arms Forces deployed in the Barents Sea in the course of Northern Fleet exercise
16:36 Joint tactical exercise in the Arctic involves the ships of RF Navy's Northern and Pacific Fleets
16:17 Number of SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta participants increased by 30% from 2014 (photo)
15:51 ABB powers award-winning hybrid ferry with its Onboard DC Grid
15:20 ABB’s new Azipod XL shortlisted for award only weeks after launch
14:49 MABUX: High volatility on bunker market before the meeting in Algiers
14:48 Lead ship of a series of mine countermeasures vessels built by Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard commences state tests (photo)
14:23 Laky Verf (Leningrad Region) launches first boat of Project 12М (photo)
13:55 16 violations of NSR navigation rules registered this year (photo)
13:19 Rosterminalugol loaded 108,872 t of coal, the largest consignment in terminal history (photo)
13:01 CMA CGM announces new FAK from Asia to North Europe
12:40 Fuel oil prices go up in the Far East ports (graph)
12:22 Scope of dredging at Makhachkala port’s water area will total 465,000 cbm this year (photo)
12:01 Marine simulator BMT REMBRANDT gets additional certification
11:30 Port of Oakland eases worry over bankrupt Hanjin Shipping boxes
11:13 Dredging vessel Kronshlot joins the fleet of Rosmorport’s North-Western Basin Branch