• 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 February 19

18:03 San Vicente Terminal Internacional receives two state-of-the-art cranes to enhance operations
17:50 Throughput of port Kavkaz in Jan’2019 fell by 8% Y-o-Y to 1.82 million tonnes
17:26 Moody´s upgrades Hapag-Lloyd credit rating to B1
17:03 Jan De Nul and Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh enter into agreement for the development and dredging of access channels, turning basins, anchorages and berthing areas
16:29 TMA Logistics, CTU and VCL join forces to establish Amsterdam-Utrecht-Rotterdam-Corridor
16:21 NIBULON shipbuilders finish constructing a series of POSS-115 Project tugs
16:03 MOL conducts underwater drone demonstration test for vessel bottom inspection
15:25 Wärtsilä’s propeller cap EnergoProFin listed in EcoAction Program
15:02 ICTSI's Matadi Gateway Terminal unlocks shipping system benefits
14:40 2nd conference on transportation of dangerous cargoes to address application of IMDG Code and ADR Agreement in Russia
14:02 Havyard to deliver ship design for further two cargo vessels for Royal Arctic Line
13:33 Ecochlor announces BWMS retrofit contract with Alaskan Tanker Company
13:02 GTT notified by Samsung Heavy Industries for the tank design of a new LNG carrier for Navigare
12:30 Gas4Sea partners and Equinor signed an LNG bunkering agreement
12:24 Social allocations of Multipurpose Reloading Complex grew by 22% YoY to RUB 3.8 million in 2018
12:01 Rail traffic at the Port of Gothenburg up to 398,000 TEUs in 2018
11:43 International best practices are introduced at ASCO to protect sailors health
11:41 Port of Hamburg sets record for seaport-hinterland rail traffic in 2018
11:39 IMO’s Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response meets this week
11:18 Concordia Damen celebrates naming of innovative Sendo Liner
11:15 ASCO hosted a training course for instructors
10:47 24 vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on February 18-19
10:22 ABP bolsters business with paper company joining Port of Hull
09:58 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.42% to $66.22, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.38% to $56.19
09:40 BIMCO demands 4th IMO GHG Study based on realistic economic growth
09:19 Baltic Dry Index is up to 643 points

2019 February 18

18:06 Algoma announces the Algoma Conveyor is headed for Canada
17:36 Maersk Line announces rates from Mediterranean to West and Central Asia
17:06 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from ISC to North Europe and the Mediterranean
16:41 MAN Energy Solutions launches new TCT turbocharger series
16:26 VSC receives positive conclusion of state environmental expertise
16:02 Herbert-ABS releases HECSTAB Offshore
15:31 PPR 6 preview: IBIA working for sensible 2020 solutions at IMO meeting
15:02 Suez Canal extends its dry bulk vessels tolls reduction
14:43 Gazprom and Almaz-Antey Corporation sign contract for batch manufacturing of subsea production equipment
14:20 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO up to RUB 15,842 in RF spot market
14:02 MOL Chemical Tankers acquires 20% share of Dutch tank container company Den Hartogh
13:39 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress to gather over 200 Russian and foreign participants
13:15 ONE unveils enhanced intra-Asia Japan service network for 2019
12:51 Nakhodka Trade Sea Port and Damen sign contract on delivery of tug by summer 2019
12:18 33 vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on February 17-18
11:53 World Maritime University signs MoU with Jordan Academy for Maritime Studies
11:30 Coastal fish assessments to continue in Baltic Sea with renewed HELCOM project
11:07 Fincantieri starts dry dock works on ultra-luxury cruise ship "Silver Moon"
10:55 Finnpilot Pilotage amendments its service terms during validity of winter assistance restrictions
10:26 ASCO is interested in cooperation with prominent shipping companies
10:07 Diana Shipping announces the sale of two Panamax dry bulk vessels and time charter contracts for m/v Crystalia and m/v Maera with Glencore
09:40 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.17% to $66.36, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.45% to $56.23
09:21 Baltic Dry Index is up to 639 points
09:07 Panama Canal Board of Directors appoints new Canal Administrator and Deputy Administrator
08:07 IMO conducts training course to enhance maritime security in Kenya
07:32 Valencia hosts first internal technical meeting of European project “H2PORTS - Implementing Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Technologies in Ports”

2019 February 17

16:59 Coast Guard responds to vessel fire near Rockport, Texas
15:09 Kleven Shipyard delivers to Maersk the AHTS Maersk Maker
14:33 Danube high-speed low-wash ferry offers new level of efficiency and reliability
13:21 Interorient Marine Services Ltd. convicted and sentenced for oil discharge
12:39 USCG assists in rescue of five people from sunken vessel near Dutch Harbor
11:01 European ports welcome agreement on the European Maritime Single Window environment

2019 February 16

16:15 Ribbon-cutting kicks off ICTSI´s Batumi terminal expansion project
14:42 Höegh’s RoRo solution chosen for 112MT Transformer shipment