• 2019 February 12 09:33

    NCSP Group's cargo turnover for 12 months of 2018 totaled 140.2 million tonnes

    NCSP Group reports that its cargo turnover for 2018 decreased by 2.3% compared to the same period last year and totaled 140,209 thousand tons.

    Main drivers: Positive trends of the grain (+14.3%) and oil products (+9.7%) transshipment growth; Cargo turnover of ferrous metals and cast iron increased (+13%) due to the increase in deliveries to Europe and Southeast Asia; Crude oil transshipment decreased by 11.4% due to the redistribution of oil exports from Western to Eastern direction; A significant increase in other cargo transshipment (+109.6%).

    In 2018, transshipment of liquid cargo at NCSP Group's terminals decreased by 5.2% or 5,525 thousand tons and amounted to 100,541 thousand tons, including 66,229 thousand tons of crude oil, 33,243 thousand tons of oil products, 797 thousand tons of UAN, and 272 thousand tons of seed oils.

    In November 2018, the first shipment of vegetable oils for export through IPP LLC took place.

    In 2019, IPP LLC expects to reach the volumes of seed oils transshipment in the amount of 0.6–0.7 million tons. In 2020, increasing market demand may result in an increase in the annual transshipment capacity to 1–1.5 million tons with further growth.

    Crude oil transshipment decreased by 11.4% or 8,520 thousand tons, including by 9.8% in Novorossiysk and by 12.5% in Primorsk. At the same time, transshipment of oil products increased by 9.7% or 2,944 thousand tons, which is 7.3 p.p. higher than the industry growth rate (according to Association of Commercial Sea Ports (ASOP)).

    Transshipment of liquid fertilizers (UAN) increased by 33.7%, and transshipment of seed oils, on the contrary, decreased by 35.4% compared to 2017.

    In 2018, transshipment of bulk cargo at NCSP Group's terminals increased by 2.3% or 403 thousand tons compared to the same period last year and reached 17,584 thousand tons.

    Bulk cargo turnover increased mainly due to the growth of grain transshipment volumes against the background of high yield in the last grain season (2017/2018) and high exports in the first half of 2018/2019.

    Grain transshipment increased by 14.3% or 1,601 thousand tons, to 12,815 thousand tons. The volume of iron ore raw materials transshipment decreased by 10.1% to 2,473 thousand tons. Transshipment of coal decreased by 27.6% or 550 thousand tons to 1,444 thousand tons due to lower purchasing power of consumers in Turkey amid devaluation of Turkish lira. Russian coal is replaced with coal of lower quality and cost or with petroleum coke.

    Transshipment of chemical goods and raw sugar amounted to 582 and 271 thousand tons, respectively.

    In 2018, transshipment of general cargo at NCSP Group's terminals increased by 8.1% or 1,123 thousand tons and amounted to 14,965 thousand tons.

    Increase in general cargo transshipment was mainly due to the growth in cast iron transshipment related to active sales to EU countries and the expansion of sales markets (deliveries to Southeast Asia). Transshipment of ferrous metals and cast iron increased by 13% or 1,548 thousand tons, to 13,471 thousand tons.

    Transshipment of nonferrous metals, timber and perishable cargo amounted to 1,001 thousand tons, 309 thousand tons and 184 thousand tons, respectively.

    Container turnover

    In the reporting period, NCSP Group's container transshipment volume totaled 6,121 thousand tons or 620 thousand TEU, which was by 2.8% more in tons and by 4.1% more in TEU than in the same period of 2017.

    In 2018, transshipment of other cargo at NCSP Group's terminals amounted to 997 thousand tons, increasing more than 2 times due to the involvement of various cargo to transshipment, which are mainly cargoes shipped in big bags and special containers at the direct option. 

    NCSP Group is the largest port operator in Russia by cargo turnover. NCSP Group is traded on Moscow Exchange (NMTP) and London Stock Exchange as GDRs (NCSP). NCSP Group volumes in 2018 totaled 140.2 million tons. NCSP Group consists of: PJSC Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port, LLC Primorsk Trade Port, LLC Novorossiysk Grain Terminal, JSC Novorossiysk Ship Repair Yard, JSC NCSP Fleet, JSC NLE, LLC IPP, Baltic Stevedore Company LLC, and JSC SFP.




2019 April 25

10:24 Brent Crude futures price edges up to $ 74,6, WTI - down to $ 65,79
10:08 Seagull Maritime acquires software company Tero Marine
10:08 Zelenodolsk Shipyard hosts keel-laying ceremony for 10th Grachonok-class special purpose boat
09:49 NCSP and VTB close the Novorossiysk Grain Terminal shares sale deal
09:07 UK’s leading port operator, ABP, appoints new Chief Commercial Officer
09:05 Baltic Dry Index continues to gain, settles at 850 points
08:07 Delta Mariner first to use deepened Nieuwe Waterweg at the Port of Rotterdam
07:23 LNG vessel completes 6,000th Neopanamax transit at the Panama Canal
07:12 MOL announces delivery of VLCC "PHOENIX JAMNAGAR"

2019 April 24

18:15 Cryogas-Vysotsk kicks off full-scale LNG production
18:11 Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard holds steel-cutting for four ASD tugs ordered for Liaoning Longyun Shunze Tug Ltd.
18:07 COSCO SHIPPING Heavy Industry in Yangzhou holds naming ceremony for 400K DWT VLOC
17:30 Final caisson installed for Tuas Terminal Phase 1
17:07 Klaveness Combination Carriers ASA concludes the first contract of affreightment for its CLEANBU fleet
17:05 Oceaneering takes delivery of the advanced subsea construction support vessel
16:37 COSCO SHIPPING signs a strategic cooperation agreement with Yangzhou
16:34 MOL co-own world 6 largest Liquified Ethan Carrier with Reliance
16:26 Port of Vysotsk three-month cargo throughput rose 12% to 5 million tonnes
16:05 Tanjung Bruas Port expands its services to container ships
15:46 HMM to expand cooperation with FESCO
14:41 Primorsk oil port’s throughput rose 5% in Jan-Mar to 14 million tonnes
14:29 Rosmorport picks Oil Terminal Lavna to provide berths for its ships docking in Murmansk
13:42 Ust-Luga Port’s three-month volume up 8% to more than 26 million tonnes
13:35 Port of St.-Petersburg Q1 cargo volumes rise 3% to 14.26 million tonnes
13:22 FPU Akademik Lomonosov completed trials of nuclear power plant
13:03 Russian Gov’t released orders on the purchase of domestically-produced equipment for transport infrastructure expansion programme
12:47 VDB to develop design of an 18MW icebreaker for Rosmorport
11:18 Daltransugol terminal reaches 150-millionth-tonne milestone since the facility commissioning
10:11 Crude oil futures edge down to $ 74,16 (Brent) and to $ 65,95 (WTI)
10:07 Global Ship Lease announces new long-term charter agreement with Maersk Line
10:03 Baltic Dry Index gains 31 pts to 821 points
09:07 Long Beach Harbor Commission approves new Strategic Plan
09:03 Bunker Market this morning 24th April
08:07 GTT receives a new order from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries to design the tanks of an LNG Carrier for NYK
07:37 CMA CGM to apply GRI for frozen seafood and snow crab exports from Canada East Coast to worldwide destinations (excluding Africa, EEA, Russia and USA)

2019 April 23

18:24 Russia’s inland waterways Moscow basin ready to open for navigation as of April 24
18:16 NOVATEK’s AGM approves 2018 dividends
17:36 ABS, Google Cloud and SoftServe Partner to demonstrate feasibility of AI-enabled corrosion detection on ships and offshore structures
17:10 NOVATEK elects new board of directors
17:06 Fincantieri acquires control of Insis
16:47 President Vladimir Putin takes part in keel-laying ceremony for frigate duo at Severnaya Verft in St. Petersburg
16:40 SITC holds naming & delivery ceremony for M/V “SITC SHIDAO”
15:08 Kozmino Oil Port conducts the OSR drills
14:12 Zelenodolsk Shipyard to authenticate keel of 10th Grachonok-class counter-sabotage boat
13:31 Far Eastern ports see bunker price mixed movements
13:04 NSCP BoD vote to pull out of Novorossiysk Grain Terminal
13:02 RoRo MV joins Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s fleet
12:26 MABUX: Bunker Market this morning 23rd April
12:18 Nizhny Novgorod water development project task team eases most of environmental concerns
12:15 Wallenius and Swedish Orient Line form new Swedish shipping company – WALLENIUS SOL
11:24 Crude oil futures gain to $ 74,31 (Brent) and to $ 65,87 (WTI)
10:53 Albwardy Damen receives MASTECH award for the new Damen Multibuster 8020
10:51 RZD president slams proposal to ban the rail transport discounts during inland navigation period
10:08 RSPP to submit to Russian Gov’t water transport development proposals after May 22
09:27 Qatar Petroleum initiates LNG ship construction program for 100+ new LNG carriers
09:16 Port of St. Petersburg joins the city-wide subbontik
08:23 North Carolina Ports welcomes first 12,000 TEU vessel

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