• 2018 September 11 16:29

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 8M’18 grew by 3.4% Y-o-Y to 535.6 million tonnes (detalization)

    In January-August 2018, seaports of Russia handled 535.6 million tonnes of cargo (up 3.4%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled 258,7 million tonnes (+7.6%) including 107.8 million tonnes of coal (+4.9%), 37.0 million tonnes of grain (+45.1%), 35.4 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+11.9%), 20.4 million tonnes of ferrous metal (+8.7%), 11.6 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (+1.4%), 3.6 million tonnes of timber (+5.4%), 2.8 million tonnes of metal scrap (+15.7%) and 2.5 million tonnes of non-ferrous metal (+1.0%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 276.9 million tonnes (-0.1%) including 162.1 million tonnes of crude oil (-4.5%), 97.4 million tonnes of oil products (+2.4%) and 13.8 million tonnes of liquefied gas (+46.0%).

    Exports totaled 412.7 million tonnes (+3.3%), imports - 24.4 million tonnes (+2.0%), transit – 42.2 million tonnes (+9.5%), short-sea traffic – 56.4 million tonnes (+1.0%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled  53.9 million tonnes (+10.8%, year-on-year) including 34.1 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+15.5%) and 19.8 million tonnes of dry cargo (+3.6%). The port of Murmansk handled 35.6 million tonnes (+4.1%), Arkhangelsk - 1.9 million tonnes (+22.9%).

    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled 162.6 million tonnes (-1.2%) including 90.4 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-6.1%) and 72.2 million tonnes of dry cargo (+5.6%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 64.5 million tonnes (-4.5%), Primorsk - 35.8 million tonnes (-10.8%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 39.4 million tonnes (+11.7%), Vysotsk - 12.1 million tonnes (+2.7%), Kaliningrad - 9.7 million tonnes (+8.0%), Vyborg - 1.2 million tonnes (+22.9%).

    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Black Sea Basin handled 182.0 million tonnes (+5.3%) including 80.5 million tonnes of dry cargo (+10.9%) and 101.6 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+1.2%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 103.2 million tonnes (+6.7%), Rostov-on-Don - 11.3 million tonnes (+26.7%), Temryuk - 2.4 million tonnes (+31.3%), Taganrog - 2.0 million tonnes (+14.1%), Kavkaz - 20.3 million tonnes (-5.8%), Tuapse - 17.2 million tonnes (-3.5%), Taman - 8.7 million tonnes (-12.3%), Kerch - 5.6 million tonnes (-7.9%).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled  3.3 million tonnes (+36.2%) including 1.8 million tonnes of dry cargo (+6.6%) and 1.5 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (up 2.1 times).  The port of Makhachkala handled 1.7 million tonnes (up two-fold), Olya – 280,700 tonnes (2-fold). The ort of Astrakhan handled 1.3 million tonnes (-9.7%).

    Operators of seaports in the Far East handled  133.7 million tonnes (+3.5%) including 84.5 million tonnes of dry cargo (+7.1%) and 49.2 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (-2.2%). Port Vostochny handled 46.8 million tonnes (+1.2%), Vladivostok - 13.8 million tonnes (+24.8%), Prigorodnoye - 11.4 million tonnes (+0.8%), Shakhtersk - 6.0 million tonnes (+41.1%), Olga - 1.1 million tonnes (+10.8%), Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky - 1.1 million tonnes (+20.9%), Vanino - 19.4 million tonnes (-3.0%), De-Kastri – 7.9 million tonnes (-3.7%), Posiet - 5.0 million tonnes (-3.5%), Nakhodka - 16.4 million tonnes (flat year-on-year).

    Association of Commercial Sea Ports (ASOP) set up in 1987 unites over 50 organizations and enterprises of Russia’s maritime transport. ASOP comprises commercial seaports, forwarding and agency companies, scientific research institutes and marine educational institutions. Operational results of Russian port sector are based on statistics reports and cover all stevedoring companies operating in the Russian Federation.

2019 April 22

18:29 President Vladimir Putin to kick off loading of an LNG cargo to Coral Anthelia in Vysotsk, April 24
18:04 Bahri explores maritime opportunities in Africa at Logismed
16:57 Federation Council approves the crab fishing quotas bill
14:45 Newspaper of Sea Port of St. Petersburg receives Best Corporate Edition 2018 Award
14:27 MOL to install AR navigation system on 21 VLCCs
14:26 Spot market price for Russian M100 product ended week lower at an average of RUB 19,431 pmt
13:07 Nobel Bros Shipyard re-launches refurbished pusher OTA-953
13:01 Seadrill Partners LLC receives early termination notice for the West Capricorn contract
12:06 Rosmorport invites to submit proposals for LS marine fuel supply at Sakhalin based Port of Shakhtersk
12:00 BP and partners sanction $6 billion Azeri Central East development offshore Azerbaijan
11:10 Int’l Neva 2019 Expo to present the hall of small crafts building achievements
11:00 Saudi Aramco to acquire Shell’s share of the SASREF refining joint venture
10:26 Crude oil futures soar to $ 73,81 (Brent) and to $ 65,53 (WTI)
10:05 DEME Offshore announces Moray East wind farm Tier One suppliers
09:58 Eni, CDP, Fincantieri and Terna join forces to develop power plants on an industrial scale
08:25 Mitsubishi Shipbuilding holds christening ceremony for next-generation LNG carrier "Diamond Gas Sakura"

2019 April 21

15:38 WheelHouse names Ian Morris as Vice President of Operations
14:34 CMA CGM to implement FAK rates from West Med, Adriatic, Black Sea and East Med to Far East, Middle East Gulf and Red Sea
12:37 USCG offloads 970 pounds of cocaine and 550 pounds of marijuana
11:31 CMA CGM hikes rates on Asia to Kenya, Tanzania service
11:07 Kinder Morgan raises dividend by 25%, announces Q1 2019 results

2019 April 20

16:31 CMA CGM announces FAK rates for Asia - the Middle East Gulf trade
15:02 MOL pledges support for Mozambique in wake of devastating cyclone
14:42 USCG Cutter Waesche crew returns home after 95-day counter-narcotics patrol
13:27 CMA CGM announces FAK rates for Asia to Pakistan / India / Sri Lanka trade
13:12 Carnival Cruise Line, CFVI unveil revitalized Griffith Park in St. Thomas for local children
12:26 BC Ferries celebrates Earth Day with the return of the Spirit of Vancouver Island
11:04 Certification of Arkona offshore wind farm by DNV GL confirms safe and reliable power supply
10:49 Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation announces $103.2 million sale and leaseback transaction
10:38 Boskalis acquires EUR 75M dredging contracts in Indonesia

2019 April 19

18:07 Keppel posts net profit of S$203M in 1Q 2019
17:28 Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg to complete Phase 1 of Berth No7 reconstruction in summer 2019
17:04 Saudi Aramco partners with the Saudi Contractors Authority fostering collaboration at ‘Future Projects Forum’
16:57 BAE Systems Jacksonville secures Navy's conntract mod for DDG 117
15:04 Hyundai LNG Shipping announces order for one VLGC at HHI
14:55 Marina for 100 yachts to be built in Feodosia by Firm “TES” LLC
14:10 C-Fenna successfully completes Fugro 1200 jackup towing operations
13:32 ESPO congratulates Port of Huelva for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental management standard
13:07 Spirit of Vancouver Island vessel returns to service after mid-life upgrade including conversion to natural gas
12:44 New High Bay Container Storage system launched as “BOXBAY”
12:10 ABS teams with industry leaders to improve container vessel safety
11:39 Port Arthur LNG receives FERC authorization for export project in Texas
11:08 Dual-fuel AET tankers conduct maiden LNG bunkering
10:43 Largest barge of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company undergone overhaul
10:19 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.04% to $71.95, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.38% to $64
09:56 Bunker prices are sable at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:35 TransContainer’s transportation volumes in Q1’2019 increased by 7.7% Y-o-Y to 492,000 TEUs
09:17 Baltic Dry Index is up to 790 points
07:42 GTT receives an order from DSME for the tank design of a new LNG carrier

2019 April 18

18:36 South Stream Transport B.V. and Saipem announce the amicable settlement of mutual differences
18:06 Seaway 7 selected as partner to develop Hollandse Kust Zuid Offshore Wind Farm
17:36 WinGD reports strong first quarter 2019
17:11 Launching ceremony held for eighth shallow-draft barge of Project ROB20
17:05 SOFEC completes engineering, supply and delivery of mooring system
16:26 Port of Murmansk to welcome eight cruise liners in summer season of 2019
16:05 Cooperation agreement between Eimskip and Royal Arctic line approved by the Icelandic Competition Authority
15:44 Navios Acquisition announces $103.2 million sale and leaseback transaction for three MR2 product tankers and two LR1 product tankers
15:12 Nefteflot laid down two barges of Project RDB12 ordered by STLC
15:10 MOL to acquire strategic stake in six group companies, each owning a Very Large Ethane Carrier
14:40 Port of Rotterdam freight throughput grows by 5.1% in first quarter of 2019