• 2019 October 11 17:28

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 9M'2019 grew by 2.8% to 626.8 million tonnes of cargo (detalization)

    In January-October 2019, seaports of Russia handled 626.8 million tonnes of cargo (up 2.8%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled 280.1 million tonnes (-4.4%) including 131.8 million tonnes of coal (+8.1%), 42.0 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+5.9%), 28.1 million tonnes of grain (-34.5%), 20.1 million tonnes of ferrous metal (-12.1%), 13.7 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (+3.1%), 6.7 million tonnes of ore (+30.6%), 4.7 million tonnes of cargo carried by ferries (down 2.3 times) and 3.8 million tonnes of timber (-7.8%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled  346.7 million tonnes (+9.4%) including 207.9 million tonnes of crude oil (+11.1%), 110.4 million tonnes of oil products (+0.4%) and 24.4 million tonnes of liquefied gas (up 1.5 times).

    In the reporting period, exports totals 488.0 million tonnes (+4.9%), imports - 27.9 million tonnes (+3.5%), transit – 49.5 million tonnes (+4.9%), short-sea traffic – 61.4 million tonnes (-13.1%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 78.6 million tonnes (+17.5%, year-on-year)  including 23.5 million tonnes of dry cargo (+4.1%) and 55.1 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+24.2%). The port of Murmansk handled 46.4 million tonnes (+2.8%), Sabetta - 20.7 million tonnes (up 1.9 times), Varandei – 5.4 million tonnes (+4.5%), Arkhangelsk - 2.1 million tonnes  (-4.4%).

    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled 193.0 million tonnes (+6.0%) including 83.3 million tonnes of dry cargo (+2.5%) and 109.8 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+8.8%). The port of Ust-Luga handled 77.5 million tonnes (+7.0%), Primorsk - 46.9 million tonnes (+17.9%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 44.9 million tonnes (+1.6%), Vysotsk - 14.3 million tonnes (+4.2%).

    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Black Sea Basin Basin handled 191.2 million tonnes (-7.5%) including 70.7 million tonnes of dry cargo (-23.2%) and 120.5 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+5.1%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 116.7 million tonnes (+1.0%), Tuapse - 18.1 million tonnes (-7.0%), Rostov-on-Don- 11.8 million tonnes (-7.9%), Kavkaz - 15.8 million tonnes (-34.8%), Taman - 10.9 million tonnes (+6.7), Temryuk - 3.4 million tonnes (+24.3%).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 5.5 million tonnes (up 1.5 times) including 3.5 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (up 2.2 times) and 2.0 million tonnes of dry cargo (+0.8%). The port of Makhachkala surged 1.8 times to 3.3 million tonnes, the port of Astrakhan hadled 1.7 million tonnes (+19.4%).

    Operators of seaports in the Far East Basin handled 158.5 million tonnes (+5.2%) including 100.7 million tonnes of dry cargo (+5.7%) and 57.8 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+4.4%). Vostochny Port handled 54.6 million tonnes (+4.4%), Vanino - 23.2 million tonnes (+5.5%), Nakhodka - 19.3 million tonnes (+4.5%), Vladivostok -16.6 million tonnes (+6.7%), De-Kastri - 10.1 million tonnes (+11.6%), Posiet - 5.9 million tonnes (+7.3%), Prigorodnoye - 11.8 million tonnes (-6.3%).

    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 October 16

18:37 Damen partners with TCS for increased vessel connectivity
18:07 AET christens two of the world's first LNG dual-fuel DPSTs to be chartered out to Norway's Equinor
17:35 PSA Marine signs frame agreement with Hydroniq Coolers
17:22 MODEC awarded Letter of Intent by Petrobras related to Marlim 1 FPSO
16:57 Throughput of port Kaliningrad in Jan-Sep’2019 fell by 21% Y-o-Y to 8.45 million tonnes
16:22 Throughput of port Vysotsk in Jan-Sep'2019 climbed by 4% Y-o-Y to 14.27 million tonnes
16:22 IBM boards the Mayflower Autonomous Ship project
15:58 Patrol ship of RF Navy’s Black Sea Fleet to take part in events dedicated to anniversary of Navarino battle
15:35 Navios Maritime Partners announces repayment of its Term Loan B
15:19 Throughput of port Primorsk in Jan-Sep’2019 grew by 18% Y-o-Y to 46.93 million tonnes
14:53 Port of Ust-Luga handled 77.49 million tonnes in 9M’19, up 7% Y-o-Y
14:34 NEPTUN WERFT holds keel laying ceremony for AIDAcosma
14:06 Throughput of Port St. Petersburg in Jan-Sep'2019 grew by 2% Y-o-Y to 44.97 million tonnes
13:45 Zvezda shipyard lays down fourth Aframax tanker for Rosnefteflot
13:20 Carnival Cruise Line to add fourth ship in Galveston
12:12 Hapag-Lloyd to apply a Peak Season Surcharge from North Europe to East Asia
11:51 WMU and AHHIC cooperate on marine insurance
11:33 Gazprom Neft establishes a Singapore subsidiary company to develop its international marine lubricants business
11:20 Intensive training on port management and efficiency held in France
10:57 IMO visited United Kingdom to assess country's implementation of special maritime security measures
10:14 LUKOIL enters Ghasha project for extraction of hydrocarbons in UAE
10:01 MPA of Singapore to strengthen collaboration on cyber resilience and response at the 5th Port Authorities Roundtable
09:59 APM Terminals Gothenburg to double rail volumes by 2022
09:52 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.19% to $58.85, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.13% to $52.88
09:36 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,898 points
09:18 Bunker prices are flat at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
08:43 Award-winning yachts honored at Cannes - Azimut, Benetti, and Galeon
08:35 MABUX: Bunker Market this morning, Oct 16

2019 October 15

18:37 MOL conducts tabletop drill based on an incident simulation involving containership
18:07 Fincantieri announces delivery of the fourth Royal Princess class ship at the Monfalcone shipyard
17:55 Tatarstan and Gazprom sign action plan for implementation of pilot project on using LNG powered ships
17:36 Keppel delivers fourth jackup rig to Borr Drilling
17:06 Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore revokes Inter-Pacific Petroleum Pte Ltd’s bunker craft operator licence
16:49 Hudson Shipping Lines joins the Trident Alliance as a member
16:26 PGNiG: a new oil and gas discovery in the Norwegian Sea
15:32 Port of Kiel announces conclusion of cruise season with turnover of cruise passengers having grown by 33.6% YoY
15:04 TechnipFMC awarded subsea contract for PetroVietnam Gas’ Nam Con Son 2 Phase 2 Gas pipeline development in Vietnam
14:35 Deltamarin provides RMC with design services for the Tallink ferry project
14:31 Port of HaminaKotka and Steveco jointly constructed pulp terminal in Kotka’s Mussalo Harbour
13:57 Shore power to improve air quality and reduce noise in Port and City of Tallinn
13:20 “Wind Barriers at the Freeport of Riga” project receives Annual Riga Architecture Award
12:54 Krasnoye Sormovo delivers Pola Pelagia, yet another dry cargo carrier of Project RSD59
12:18 Bunker prices are flat at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
11:55 Khabarovsk Shipyard launched pontoon dock gate for city protection against floods
11:09 Amendments to IMO's Ballast Water Management Convention enter into force on 13 October 2019
10:56 Trade Port Posiet handled 4.4 million tonnes of cargo in 9M’2019, up 4% YoY
10:37 World Maritime University delivered its Maritime Business Integrity and Corruption Awareness Seminar
10:09 Hapag-Lloyd announces rates from East Asia to North Europe and Mediterranean
09:38 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.76% to $58.9, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.67% to $53.23
09:32 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Oct 15
09:22 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,916 points
09:14 Jan De Nul helps to boost Mauritania’s iron ore export
08:59 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to North Africa

2019 October 14

18:06 Neptune Energy acquires North Sea assets from Energean
17:57 Rosatom set to have its plan for development of NSR infrastructure till 2035 to be approved by RF Gov't before year end
17:35 2020 Bulkers enters into a time charter agreement for Bulk Shanghai
17:21 Bronka port to handle cargo of up to 500 tonnes
17:05 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to the Mediterranean
16:50 Names given to first two super trawlers of Russian Fishery Company
16:35 Sasol invests in first South African-owned chemical tanker through Nduna Maritime