• 2019 May 15 15:05

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 4M'2019 grew by 2.4% to 269.3 million tonnes of cargo (detalization)

    In January-April 2019, seaports of Russia handled 269.3 million tonnes of cargo (up 2.4%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled 117.4 million tonnes (-4.4%) including 54.2 million tonnes of coal (+10.5%), 10.4 million tonnes of grain (-43.1%), 18.5 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+7.6%), 9.9 million tonnes of ferrous metal (-8.3%), 5.8 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (-3.3%), 2.5 million tonnes of ore (+24.5%), 1.7 million tonnes of timber (-3.4%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 151.9 million tonnes (+8.4%) including 89.3 million tonnes of crude oil (+7.8%), 49.2 million tonnes of oil products (+1.6%) and 11.2 million tonnes liquefied gas (up 1.6 times). 

    Exports totaled 211.2 (+4.3%), imports - 12.2 million tonnes (+2.2%), transit – 21.4 million tonnes (+0.8%), coastal trade cargo – 24.5 million tonnes (-10.5%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled  34.7 million tonnes, up 23.7%, year-on-year, including 24.7 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+30.7%) and 10.0 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+9.4%). The port of Murmansk handled 21.1 million tonnes (+7.1%), Sabetta - 9.0 million tonnes (up 2.2 times), Varandey - 2.4 million tonnes (+3.0%). 

    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled 85.1 million tonnes (+4.1%) including 35.8 million tonnes of dry cargo (+2.5%) and 49.2 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+5.3%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 35.6 million tonnes (+7.9%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 19.7 million tonnes (+1.9%), Primorsk - 18.9 million tonnes (+4.7%), Vysotsk - 6.6 million tonnes (+7.3%). 

    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Black Sea Basin handled 79.3 million tonnes (-10.5%) including 28.7 million tonnes of dry cargo (-27.1%) and 50.5 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+2.9%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 50.5 million tonnes (-3.5%), Tuapse - 7.3 million tonnes (-18.3%), Rostov-on-Don - 4.6 million tonnes (-11.2%), Kavkaz - 4.1 million tonnes (-43.8%), Taman - 5.7 million tonnes (+23.9%), Temryuk - 1.6 million tonnes (+43.5%).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 2.2 million tonnes (+31.1%) including 0.8 million tonnes of dry cargo (-15.6%) and 1.4 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (up 2.0 times).  The port of Makhachkala handled 1.4 million tonnes (up 1.5 times), Astrakhan - 0.7 million tonnes (+4.5%). 

    Operators of seaports in the Far East Basin handled 68.0 million tonnes (+8.1%) including 42.0 million tonnes of dry cargo (+9.4%) and 26.0 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+5.9%). Port Vostochny handled 24.0 million tonnes (+4.9%), Vanino - 11.0 million tonnes (+12.7%), Nakhodka - 8.5 million tonnes (+6.4%), Vladivostok - 7.2 million tonnes (+10.1%), De-Kastri - 4.8 million tonnes (+24.6%), Posiet - 2.6 million tonnes (+11.2%), Prigorodnoye - 5.7 million tonnes (-7.8%). 

    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 May 25

15:25 Svitzer begins sea trials of new line handling technology
13:41 HII’ first cut of steel kicks off advance construction for Columbia-Class submarine program
12:38 Two new LNG-Hybrid vessels to join Seaspan Ferries fleet
11:33 GSL to acquire three containerships

2019 May 24

18:07 Port of Antwerp 1st port of call for reefer service from Peru, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Panama
17:49 Hannu Ylärinne appointed COO and Executive Vice President of Arctia Group having retained his position as CEO of Meritaito
17:28 Coast Guard issues waterway restrictions on Mississippi, Illinois Rivers
17:11 NOVATEK obtains new licenses on Krasnoyarsk Territory
17:02 CMA CGM launches the Reefer Pharma division for the temperature-controlled transportation of pharmaceutical products
16:50 Throughput of Rostov-on-Don port in 4M’19 fell by 7% Y-o-Y to 5.11 million tonnes
16:28 Teekay Tankers reports 1Q 2019 results
16:17 Acta Marine names its third W2Work offshore vessel Acta Centaurus
15:53 Ambal ferry returns to Baltijsk-Ust-Luga line after scheduled maintenance
15:27 Surveillance camera installed by Freeport of Riga Authority on Krievu Island for coal dust monitoring
14:59 Port of Tallinn got acknowledged as socially responsible company
14:01 Port Houston volume up nine percent year-over-year
13:50 Feodor Shishlakov appointed head of Volgo-Baltic Administration
13:22 PSA, PFR and IFM investors jointly acquire DCT Gdańsk
12:18 ASI Marine develops an alternative safe method for surveying in hazardous high flow areas.
12:00 Lotos shipyard launches Peotr Veliky, cruise ship of Project PV300VD
11:37 New tugboat built by Damen to expand port fleet of Nakhodka TSP
11:16 SeaBird announces update on vessel acquistion and contemplated private placement of new shares
11:06 Jotun creates new standard for predictable, long-term antifouling protection with SeaForce and HydractiveTM technology
11:01 Global Ship Lease announces agreement to acquire three containerships
10:45 Russian ship owners got 29 new seagoing commercial ships with total deadweight of 552,400 tonnes in 2018 - CNIIMF
10:24 Brent Crude futures price is up 1.22% to $68.59, Light Sweet Crude – up 1.23% to $58.62
10:11 NORDEN boosts Middle East activities with new 3-year contract
10:09 Royal IHC names 2,300m³ TSHD LESSE
09:58 Rotterdam sends hyper-smart container on trip around the world
09:47 Bunker prices go down at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:26 ZIM announces changes to MGX Service
09:16 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, May 23
09:15 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,068 points
08:50 Bunker prices review at global sea ports, Week 21st, 2019

2019 May 23

18:43 DOF Subsea secures contract in Brazil
18:21 ZIM Q1 2019 revenues rose 6.0% to $796.2M
18:06 MOL to Join Consortium on TCFD (Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures)
17:44 CNIIMF forecasts NSR cargo traffic to reach 100 million tonnes by 2035
17:11 USCG closes case of downed aircraft in Prince William Sound
17:06 Port of Rotterdam sees significant progress in development HES Hartel Tank Terminal
16:55 GOGL announced net loss of $ 7.5M vs net income of $ 23.6M in 1Q 2019
16:30 New digital solution from Rolls-Royce and ZF improves availability and CO2 emissions of ships
16:05 CMA CGM orders 50,000 Traxens trackers
15:23 OCTOMAR Serviços Marítimos takes delivery of Damen Fast Crew Supplier 2206
14:47 RF Navy’s destroyer participated in combat training in the Sea of Japan
13:36 High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini visits ITS Carlo Margottini
13:05 Singapore to host Port Maintenance and Facilities Management Summit on 24-27 September 2019
12:29 Optimarin gears up for retrofit wave with expansion and new hires
12:19 FESCO and Russian Railways launch transit service for delivery of goods from Japan to Europe through Russia
11:43 Bunker prices go up at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
11:21 Severnaya Verf starts cutting metal for third processing trawler of Project 170701 ordered by NOREBO Group
11:08 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v Baltimore with Koch
10:26 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.69% to $70.5, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.6% to $61.05
10:08 Port of Antwerp aims for more efficient road transport with night-time opening hours on Right bank of Scheldt
09:57 Kuibyshev reservoir level allows for fleet operation - RF Transport Ministry
09:39 NOVATEK signed MoU with Ninh Thuan Province in Vietnam
09:20 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,059 points
09:10 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, May 23
09:08 Royal IHC signs contract with Cameroon’s Port Authority of Douala
08:25 Sempra LNG and Aramco Services Company sign heads of agreement for Port Arthur LNG