• 2017 September 4 14:48

    Russian Maritime Register of Shipping to hold series of seminars at NEVA 2017

    Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) will be a participant to the XIV International Exhibition and Conference on Civil Shipbuilding, Navigation, Ports, Ocean and Shelf - NEVA 2017, where a series of seminars and presentations relating to new trends of the industry expansion and aspects of the RS customers most interest are scheduled to be held by RS.

    Thus, one of the topical issues in marine shipping now is entering into force of the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ship's Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 (BWM Convention), the provisions hereof, in particular, require to ensure ballast water discharge during the loading of ships in marine ports only via special water treatment systems. RS specialists will inform of the types and operating principles of ballast water treatment plants, explain the possibilities of addressing issues concerning ship conversion, as well as practical aspects relating to compliance with the requirements of a new BWM Convention. The range of the seminar issues will enable the shipowners to have better understanding of the current situation in marine transportation and effective planning of their ships’ further operation.

    Application of innovative materials in marine industry, in particular, polymeric composites, will also be one of the issues discussed at the RS seminars. At present, the specialists are more actively turned to the potential to apply such materials in shipbuilding due to their advantages as compared with shipbuilding steel − higher corrosion resistance and durability, reduced weight of structures and lower energy intensity during their manufacture. There are good prospects for them both in container production, in particular, tank containers for corrosive media transportation. The Register is striving to promptly respond to the current demands of the industry, actively carries out research and develops its normative base to ensure unimpeded application of such materials in the field of marine transport. These and a number of other issues will be covered at the seminar.

    Within the seminars related to the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code), the RS specialists will inform of the procedure for survey of ships for compliance with the requirements of this IMO instrument, scope of necessary documents, as well as of the RS Guidelines that allow every shipowner to independently define a list of the applicable Polar Code requirements for the particular ship. Great attention will be paid to the correlation of the Polar Code provisions and the similar requirements of the RS Rules for ship construction, stability, machinery installations, fire protection, life-saving appliances and other aspects.

    Business program at the RS stand will be also focused on the RS human resources strategy implementation. Being dynamically developed, RS considers the personnel resource as the core asset; the Register welcomes every contact with the industry specialists and gives high priority to employing talented and ambitious young people. Exhibition participants seeking for the RS employment will be given a presentation on the existing and prospective opportunities for professional and career development in the organization.

    Moreover, the results of the RS research activity, Ship Condition Assessment Program (CAP), new distinguishing marks relating to the use of gas fuel on board the ships (GFS, GRS and LNG bunkering ship) introduced by RS to improve informative value of the RS class notation for the shipowners, freighters and shipping companies, etc. are among the issues that will be addressed at the seminars.

    On the last exhibition day, the RS stand will be the venue for the children’s programme presentation "We are Living in the Maritime Capital", developed by Russian Maritime Register of Shipping in cooperation with the Institute of Russian Literature (the Pushkin House) of Russian Academy of Sciences, an interactive large scale model museum "Petrovskaya Akvatoria" and St. Petersburg Maritime Resource Centre for marine students of secondary schools in St. Petersburg.
     
    Established in 1913, Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) is one of the leading classification societies. Recognised by the European Union. Member of IACS. The RS activity is aimed at enhancing high standards of maritime safety and minimising the negative impact of human activities on the environment through scientifically based risk assessment and risk management procedures.




2018 January 20

10:28 Sanmar's tug arrives in Naples to enter service with Rimochitori Napolitani
09:55 World’s second largest ship registry prepares for continued success in 2018
07:43 Golden Ocean announces issuance of new shares in connection with delivery of vessel
06:41 Cheniere and Trafigura sign 15-year LNG sale and purchase agreement

2018 January 19

18:20 Name giving ceremony held in Novorossiysk for three Damen tugboats of Delo Service Company (photo)
18:06 British Ports Association responds to UK Government announcement on extra funding for border security in the Channel
17:56 ABP South Wales Ports see strong growth in 2017
17:33 Taganrog Commercial Seaport plans allocation of $4.2 mln for implementation of its 2018 development programme
17:06 BPO lunch debate in European Parliament
16:50 Nevsky Shipyard congratulates North-Western Shipping Company on its 95th anniversary!
16:32 LSC Shipmanagement increases its fleet with bitumen tanker
16:27 Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company undertakes measures to prevent environmental pollution
16:04 Rolls-Royce supplies MTU engines to equipment manufacturer Terex Cranes for two new Demag models
15:34 Northwest Seaport Alliance international container volumes up 4 percent in 2017
15:03 MSC adds new RO-RO service from NWC to West Africa
14:55 Russian Maritime Register of Shipping reviewes the Rules and Guidelines
14:33 “K” Line announces delivery of ‘Corona’ series coal carrier “CORONA WISDOM”
14:17 Jan De Nul supports V Forum of Dredging Companies as its Sponsor
14:03 Maersk Line announces FAK rates from Asia to West Coast of Central and South America, Mexico, Panama and Caribbean
13:32 Gulf Navigation adds “Gulf Mishref” and “Gulf Mirdif” to its fleet
13:16 CMA CGM announces THC in Kaliningrad, Russia
12:51 Second Vroon W2W vessel completes modifications and outfitting at Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf
12:45 Port of Antwerp scores 5th record year in a row
12:14 NIBULON starts the second stage of the Southern Buh river dredging
11:51 Bunker prices show no significant changes at the port of Novorossiysk, Russia (graph)
11:28 Nine vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on Jan 18-19
11:03 Freeport of Riga Authority set to enter new markets in 2018
10:40 Russian seaports of the Azov Sea handled 87.8 mln t of cargo in 2017, up 24.7% Y-o-Y
10:17 Brent Crude futures price down 1.01% to $68.61, Light Sweet Crude – down 1.22% to $63.17
09:56 Bunker prices are flat at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:32 Royal IHC supports Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress as its Sponsor
09:15 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,139 points

2018 January 18

18:01 ABP South Wales ports see strong growth in 2017
17:39 Russian Union of Water Transport Workers congratulates North-Western Shipping Company on its 95th anniversary!
16:24 Fincantieri signs cooperation protocol with the autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia and the trade unions
16:02 MABUX: Bunker prices wait for the new market catalysts
15:33 Port of Marseille Fos and HAROPA launch new rail shuttle
15:02 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to North Africa and from Asia to the Mediterranean
14:32 Unifeeder adds Vlissingen to its service
14:19 Three vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on Jan 17-18
14:02 Ocean Network Express receives all necessary merger approvals
13:50 RPK-Vysotsk-LUKOIL-II terminal received 10.06 mln t of export oil products in 2017
13:32 Part-load optimisation delivers significant fuel savings for MAN auxiliary engines
13:28 Van Oord supports V Forum of Dredging Companies as its Sponsor
13:12 Rolls-Royce announces strategic review of Commercial Marine operation
12:50 Kerch ferry line carried 5.71 mln passengers in 2017, down 4% Y-o-Y
12:31 Wan Hai Lines to launch Japan Express Service to Singapore Malaysia
12:08 Port of Amsterdam receives LME certification
11:59 Vroon awarded multi-year charter for two PX-121 platform-supply vessels
11:36 Chevron Shipping awards global oil and LNG contract to GAC
11:05 German LNG Terminal launches Open Season
10:27 Brent Crude futures price up 0.14% to $69.48, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.34% to $64.19
10:04 FSUE Morsviazsputnik congratulates North-Western Shipping Company on its 95th anniversary!
09:42 Port of Klaipeda (Lithuania) handled 43.17 mln t of cargo in 2017, up 7.5% Y-o-Y
09:19 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,164 points

2018 January 17

18:00 Federal Agency for Water Resources supports Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress
17:03 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v Phaidra with Uniper
16:48 Sweden's Minister of Infrastructure visited World Maritime University
16:34 DNV GL launches certification framework and recommended practice for Carbon Capture and Storage
16:03 JAXPORT hires new Container Accounts Director