• 2019 September 12 11:24

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 8M'2019 grew by 2.9% to 556.3 million tonnes of cargo (detalization)

    In January-August 2019, seaports of Russia handled 556.3 million tonnes of cargo (up 2.9%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled 248.0 million tonnes (-4.2%) including 116.9 million tonnes of coal (+8.4%), 24.0 million tonnes of grain (-35.3%), 37.4 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+6.1%), 18.2 million tonnes of ferrous metal (-11.5%), 12.0 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (+2.1%), 5.9 million tonnes of ore (+26.2%), 3.3 million tonnes of timber (-9.4%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 308.3 million tonnes (+9.5%) including 185.5 million tonnes of crude oil (+11.4%), 96.8 million tonnes of oil products (-0.7%) and 21.7 million tonnes of liquefied gas (up 1.6 times).

    In the reporting period, exports totaled 433.6 million tonnes (+5.0%), imports - 25.1 million tonnes (+4.6%), transit - 44.0 million tonnes (+4.2%), short-sea traffic - 53.6 million tonnes (-12.8%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 69.8 million tonnes (+19.4%, year-on-year) including 20.6 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+3.9%) and 49.2 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+27.4%). The port of Murmansk handled 41.5 million tonnes (+3.6%), Sabetta - 18.4 million tonnes (up 2.0 times), Varandey - 4.8 million tonnes (+6.6%), Arkhangelsk - 1.8 million tonnes (-5.5%).

    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled 172.0 million tonnes (+5.8%) including 74.2 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+2.9%) and 97.8 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+8.1%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 69.1 million tonnes (+7.1%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 40.2 million tonnes (+2.0%), Primorsk - 41.6 million tonnes (+16.2%), Vysotsk - 12.8 million tonnes (+5.7%).

    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Black Sea Basin handled 168.5 million tonnes (-7.7%) including 61.8 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (-23.6%) and 106.7 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+5.0%). The pport of Novorossiysk handled 103.1 million tonnes (-0.1%), Tuapse - 15.9 million tonnes (-8.7%), Rostov-on-Don - 10.6 million tonnes (-6.1%), Kavkaz - 13.7 million tonnes (-33.7%), Taman - 9.7 million tonnes (+12.2%), Temryuk - 3.0 million tonnes (+27.4%).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 4.8 million tonnes (+46.7%) including 3.0 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (up 2.1 times) and 1.8 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (-1.5%). The port of Makhachkala handled 3.0 million tonnes (up 1.7 times), Astrakhan - 1.4 million tonnes (+11.6%).

    Operators of seaports in the Far East Basin handled 141.2 million tonnes (+5.5%) including 89.6 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo (+6.1%) and 51.6 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+4.5%). Port Vostochny handled 48.8 million tonnes (+4.2%), Vanino - 20.7 million tonnes (+6.5%), Nakhodka - 17.2 million tonnes (+4.8%), Vladivostok - 15.0 million tonnes (+8.8%), De-Kastri - 9.1 million tonnes (+14.2%), Posiet - 5.2 million tonnes (+5.1%), Prigorodnoye - 10.3 million tonnes (-9.6%).

    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 September 16

18:04 Ports draw $5B investment, 12K jobs to Georgia
17:59 GOGL increases investment in Singapore Marine
17:50 Pella launched first serial trawler of Project 03095, Castor
17:25 Tenders on pilot projects for stevedoring company concessions in Olvia and Kherson ports officially announced
17:04 Vestdavit equips Norwegian Coast Guard’s next generation for Polar boat launch and recovery
16:29 USCG halts 2 illegal charters near Miami, Fort Lauderdale
16:04 Royal Caribbean to welcome first Quantum Ultra Class ship to North America
15:27 Boluda Towage Spain manoeuvres world’s largest container ship in port of Algeciras
15:04 Cargill and Maersk Tankers join forces in the Medium Range segment
14:10 Zvezda shipyard hosts keel-laying ceremony for third Aframax tanker for Rosnefteflot
13:39 Jotun transforms turnaround times for storage tanks with a new TankFast solution
13:16 North Sea Port starts testing more reliable lockage planning for scheduled services in the Terneuzen lock
12:42 Meyer Turku is moving the delivery of Costa Smeralda to November
12:18 AEC welcomes Guggenheim Partners Investment Management as Arctic Partner
11:55 Professional emergency response team of Kontur SPb LLC recommended to be certified for emergency response to oil spills
11:21 Workshop on ISPS Code for Designated Authority and Port Facility Security Officers held in Ghana
10:53 IMO continues work to promote ratification of international treaty covering wreck removal
10:29 GESAMP celebrates fifty years of service in ocean science
10:04 Busan Port Authority and Adani Ports & SEZ conclude MOU
09:50 Brent Crude futures price is up 9.96% to $66.22, Light Sweet Crude – up 8.61% to $59.52
09:32 Gazprom supports 3rd Conference “LNG Fleet and LNG Bunkering in Russia” as its General Sponsor
09:17 Baltic Dry Index is down to 2,312 points
09:08 Nyborg becomes 30th port to join the Cruise Baltic network
08:44 ECSA, INTERFERRY, EUDA and CLIA Europe welcome report on the evaluation of the Energy Taxation Directive
08:35 MABUX: Bunker Market this morning, Sept 16
08:00 Live webcast of NEVA 2019 zero-day conference begins at 10 am, September 16, on PortNews website

2019 September 15

15:47 M/V "SARA” refused access to the Paris MoU region
14:26 USCG assisted capsized USFSP sail students in St. Petersburg, Florida
12:02 World’s largest wind turbine blade test stand built by Siemens Gamesa
11:21 IMCA to introduce CPD scheme for diving supervisors
10:51 L3Harris Technologies delivers new advanced autonomous vehicle capability to UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

2019 September 14

15:29 Coast Guard reopens Houston Ship Channel after protest demonstration
13:39 Crondall Energy partners with Pharis Energy on innovative Pilot Field development
12:08 Prysmian's new cable-laying vessel Leonardo da Vinci scheduled for delivery in 2Q 2021
10:32 Woodside invests in emerging technology for seismic data acquisition

2019 September 13

18:06 Sture terminal situation normalised
17:47 Malaysia encourages gender diversity in the maritime industry
17:24 Multipurpose ship of Project MPSV12, Kalas, successfully completed sea trials
17:06 Frontline extends expiry date of first option for two Trafigura Suezmax tankers
16:30 ABP to welcome Royal Navy’s HMS Grimsby into Port of Grimsby
16:25 Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System chosen for retrofitting to four Korean vessels
16:05 Multi Modal Rail B.V. (MMR) launches rail service between Rotterdam and Ottmarsheim, France
15:48 ABP and WISTA UK host 'Women in Maritime' reception during LISW
15:09 Shearwater GeoServices awarded large South America survey
14:26 ABB enables emissions-free port stay in Marseille for Corsica Linea ferries
14:09 Start of the project “Dredging the Nieuwe Diep – Port of Den Helder”
13:45 First ever ABB electric propulsion to be installed on board a bulk carrier
13:20 Port of Oakland opens peak season with cargo volume growth
12:47 Throughput of port Kavkaz in 8M’2019 fell by 30% Y-o-Y to 22.35 million tonnes
12:09 MOL starts demonstration test of vessel image recognition system using AI technology on Nippon Maru
11:28 RS introduces new requirements into Part I of Rules for Classification and Construction of Sea-Going Ships
11:09 Rolls-Royce achieves 50th MT30 production milestone
10:42 In August, Klaipėda LNG Terminal regasified 1.4 times more gas than was consumed in the entire country
10:09 Port of Long Beach cargo volumes hit 663,992 TEUs in August 2019
10:04 Port Napier, NZ, places order for Damen ATD Tug 2412
09:51 Bunker market sees mixed price movements at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:34 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.28% to $60.21, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.24% to $54.96
09:16 Baltic Dry Index is down to 2,331 points
09:10 Antwerp and Rotterdam Port Authorities ask new European Commission and Parliament to focus on the economic significance of ports
09:03 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Sept 13