• 2019 February 12 09:52

    FEFU to host 5-th Eastern Economic Forum on September 4-6

    President of Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) Nikita Anisimov took part in the first meeting of the Organizing Committee for the preparation and holding of the 5-th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF), which will be held September 4-6, 2019 at FEFU campus on Russky Island, FEFU says in a press release. The organizing committee was held by the Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation - Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Far Eastern Federal District Yury Trutnev.

    “This year marks the fifth anniversary of the first Eastern Economic Forum in 2015. It is necessary to pay more attention to its history, to highlight the contribution of the EEF to the development of the Far East, to clearly demonstrate the main achievements, to give impetus to the solution of problematic issues”, said Yury Trutnev.

    He stressed that over the past years, EEF has emerged as the main international economic event dedicated to solving the task of developing the Eastern vector of Russian foreign policy, as well as integrating the Far East into the system of economic relations in the Asia-Pacific region.

    Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation Anton Kobyakov noted that the efforts of the organizing committee will be directed to positioning EEF as the most authoritative international platform to discuss the regional agenda.

    The Minister of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East, Alexander Kozlov, proposed to include in the first block of the business program a presentation of the investment potential of the industries with a breakdown by each of the regions. The second block will present sessions on the implementation of 12 national projects in the Far East.

    During the 4-th EEF, more than 100 business events were held on current topics of the regional and international agenda. The forum was attended by 6,000 delegates and 1,350 media representatives from 60 foreign countries. President of Russia Vladimir Putin, President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping, President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga, Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea Lee Nak-yon, Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe visited EEF.

    Far Eastern Federal University annually enhances meaningful participation in the forum. At 4-th EEF, a series of agreements were signed with existing and new partners of the university. FEFU also organized a presentation of the first in Russia School of Data Economy, APEC education conference, a high-tech pavilion with a presentation of the best projects of young innovators from the Far East. The Technopark “Russky” and the Center for Scientific and Technical Information on Neurotechnology, Virtual and Augmented Reality Technologies were presented at a separate platform of the EEF exhibition. At the investment site, graduates of the Executive MBA program “Business in Asia” FEFU presented their business projects.




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