• 2017 April 19 10:57

    Troitsa Bay Seaport handled boxship with test consignment of cargo delivered by international transport corridor Primorye-2 (photo)

    Troitsa Bay Seaport (MPBT LLC, port Zarubino, Primorsky Territory) says it has handled the container carrier MSRN 1 which has taken on board a test consignment of cargo transported from China to South Korea by the international transport corridor Primorye-2.

    The delivery of cargo was initiated by the Far East Investment and Export Agency of RF Ministry of Industry and Trade with UGL Consulting Co. Ltd. (Beijing) as consignor. 

    The test container dispatched from Changchun (China) arrived in Pusan (South Korea) on 16 April 2017 having spent seven days in transit including five days to cross the territory of China to the Hunchun border crossing and one day to cross the border and reach Zarubino port (Russia). Upon completion of clearance procedures the container was loaded on board the ship and delivered to Pusan. It took one day to deliever it from Zarubino to Pusan.

    Troitsa Bay Seaport LLC has been handling regular calls of ships operating on Zarubino-Pusan line from 2015. According to Vyacheslav Burin, Director General of the stevedoring company, the potential of MPBT allows for boosting of Primorye-2 turnover several times. 

    Leonid Petukhov, Director General of the Far East Investment and Export Agency, commented: “Extensive modernization of the international transport corridor Primorye-2 is underway. Experts say, its cargo base potential will make 23 mln t of grain and 15 mln t of containerized cargo by 2030. The experimental shipment lets reveal the drawbacks of the ITC … The findings will let develop the solutions to improve so that the transport corridor could run like clockwork by the moment the project is launched”.

    According to UGL Consulting representative, the company takes part in the test in the framework of the state project on the development of the Northern China’s logistics network. The test container travelled on the Changchun – Hunchun– Zarubino – Pusan route. In the Russian Federation, it was shipped by FESCO Transportation Group. Shipping across China and by sea was performed by Maritime Silk Route International Shipping Co. Ltd (China). 

    Primorye-2 is one of two transport corridors between China and the Far East of Russia providing the shortest route for cargo transportation between China and the countries of the Asia-Pacific Region. 

    Troitsa Bay Seaport (MPBT LLC) is a state-of-the-art port with annual capacity of 1.2 mln t. Troitsa Bay Seaport operating round the year is the only port in Zarubino close to the border of Japan, China, South Korea and other APR countries. MPBT is the only operator of port facilities in the Troitsa Bay. It is a multi-purpose complex for transshipment of wide range of cargoes, offers services on customs and transport paperwork. Key types of cargoes handled at the port – frozen fish, containers, aluminum, sawn timber and other general cargo. In 2016 Troitsa Bay Seaport celebrates its 35-year anniversary (the port was founded in 1981).

2018 March 22

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11:21 Russian Trade and Economic Development Council sign MoU to further strengthen commercial ties with Abu Dhabi Ports
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10:53 The Maritime Standard announces a special discount for the 2018 Awards
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09:41 Cargo transportation by Ukraine’s water transport grew by 41.2% to 0.3 million tonnes in 2M’18
09:19 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,117 points

2018 March 21

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17:42 Port of Gdansk to breathe new life into Dworzec Drzewny Quay
17:20 ABB wins contract to equip two next-generation shuttle tankers with future-proof solutions
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16:39 Pavel Bezmaternykh elected as Director of Eastern-Siberian Inland Navigation Company
16:18 Port of Gdansk overhauls its quays
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15:47 Huntington Ingalls names two vice presidents
15:21 Gulf Island Fabrication secures contracts for two specialized vessels
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14:23 Wärtsilä and Crowley extend maintenance agreement for 11 articulated tug barges
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13:11 Dubai will host MARACAD Maritime Innovation Awards on 3 October 2018
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10:31 Finnlines plans to lengthen two more Ro-Ro ships
10:15 Brent Crude futures price up 0.24% to $67.58, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.25% to $63.7
09:51 ABP's Port of Ayr took delivery of Liebherr crane
09:44 Bunker prices are going up at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:17 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,122 points
08:08 Scottish ports secure AEO status for Leith, Rosyth and Grangemouth
00:32 Ontario Government accepts Damen proposal for full ferry electrification

2018 March 20

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17:25 Nevsky Shipyard designed a unique test stand
16:58 Multi-Link Terminals Ltd Oy orders Konecranes ship-to-shore crane for its Helsinki terminal
16:40 SMM 2018: green shipping makes headway
16:01 Transit shipments of containers on Russian Railways' network increased by 40% in January-February 2018
15:36 Rotterdam, the Netherlands will host 21st Ballast Water Management Conference on 7-8 November, 2018
15:13 NWSA container volumes grow 6 percent in February 2018
14:50 IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim spoke at International Shipping Summit in Istanbul
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14:12 Maersk Line increases FAK rates from Far East to North Europe
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