• 2019 December 11 17:50

    NCSP Group's consolidated cargo turnover for 10 months of 2019 totaled 121.2 million tons

    NCSP Group claims that the normalized cargo turnover of NCSP Group (taking into account the sale of NGT LLC) for 10 months of 2019 grew by 9.2% compared to the same period last year. (Normalized cargo turnover of NCSP Group for 2018 and 2019 — in volumes of transshipment does not take into account the grain cargo turnover through NGT LLC and Berth No. 3 from May 1, 2018, to December 31, 2018)

    Main drivers: Increase in crude oil transshipment volumes (+22.8%) amid the general growth in export of this raw material from Russia; Increase in iron ore raw materials transshipment (+25.3%) due to high export activity; Growth of raw sugar transshipment volumes (growth by 3.2 times) against the background of recovery of cane raw material supplies to Asian CIS countries.

    In January–October 2019, liquid cargo transshipments at NCSP Group's terminals grew by 16.1% or 13,490 thousand tons compared to the same period last year, and totaled 97,434 thousand tons.

    The crude oil transshipment volume for 10 months of 2019 totaled 67,414 thousand tons. The increase totaled 22.8% (12,535 thousand tons), compared to the same period of 2018, which is higher than the results of the pace of the industry by 12.1 p.p. The volume of oil products transshipment increased by 3.3%, or 940 thousand tons, to 29,116 thousand tons.

    In January-October 2019, the volume of transshipment of liquid fertilizers (UAN) remained at the level of 2018. The turnover of seed oils grew by 19.1% or 46 thousand tons and reached 289 thousand tons.

    At its seed oil transshipment terminal (launched in November 2018), IPP LLC shipped 277 thousand tons of seed oils in January–October 2019.

    In January–October 2019, the normalized turnover of bulk cargoes at NCSP Group's terminals (with the sale of NGT LLC taken into account) had a decrease of 11.3% or 1,002 thousand tons y-o-y and totaled 7,874 thousand tons.

    Iron ore raw materials turnover grew by 25.3% or 510 thousand tons to 2,521 thousand tons against the backdrop of high export activity.

    The volume of coal transshipment increased by 10% to 1,379 thousand tons amid the recovery in demand in foreign markets.

    The turnover of chemical products grew by 24.3% or 111 thousand tons and amounted to 568 thousand tons.

    Raw sugar turnover was up 3.2 times or 348 thousand tons and reached 503 thousand tons.

    The volume of grain transshipment and other ore cargoes decreased by 44.3% (2,092 thousand tons) and 1.5% (4 thousand tons), respectively.

    In January–October 2019, general cargo transshipments at NCSP Group's terminals decreased by 13.3% or 1,647 thousand tons, totalling 10,779 thousand tons.

    The volume of transshipment of ferrous metals and cast iron decreased by 1,538 thousand tons (-13.8%) to 9,627 thousand tons amid unfavorable external market conditions.

    The volume of non-ferrous metals transshipment increased to 854 thousand tons (by 3.4%, or 28 thousand tons) amid favorable conditions of the aluminum market.

    Timber cargo transshipments dropped by 4.3% or 11 thousand tons to 250 thousand tons.

    Perishable cargoes turnover amounted to 48 thousand tons.

    In January–October 2019, container turnover through NCSP Group's berths amounted to 4,985 thousand tons, which is 3.4% less than the transshipment volume for the same period last year. The cargo turnover increased in the twenty-foot equivalent to 533 thousand TEU, by 17 thousand. TEU, or 3.4%.

    In January–October 2019, transshipments of other cargoes at NCSP Group's terminals totaled 162 thousand tons, which is a 73.1%, or 440 thousand tons, decrease as compared to the same period of the previous year.

    NCSP Group is the largest port operator in Russia by cargo turnover. Its controlling shareholder (62%) is PJSC Transneft. NCSP Group is traded on Moscow Exchange (NMTP) and London Stock Exchange as global depositary receipts (NCSP). NCSP Group's consolidated cargo turnover for HY 2019 totaled 71.75 million tons. The Group's consolidated revenue as per IFRS totaled USD 951 million in 2018. NCSP Group is comprised of PJSC Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port, Primorsk Trade Port LLC, JSC Novorossiysk Ship Repair Yard, JSC NCSP Fleet, JSC NLE, IPP LLC, NCS LLC, Baltic Stevedore Company LLC, and SFP LLC.

2020 January 24

18:07 Port of Hamburg not expecting reduction in container throughput caused by liner service changes announced by Ocean Alliance and Maersk
17:42 First ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation in the Port of Rostock
17:40 Engineering troops to develop a plant for desalination of water in the Arctic
17:16 Gasum completes 200th ship-to-ship LNG bunkering
16:52 Carnival Mardi Gras floated out at Meyer Turku shipyard
16:51 Former COO of Stanlow refinery: “The first step of the digitalization is underway”
16:27 Tallink’s vessel Silja Europa to be renewed at Turku Repair Yard in Naantali, Finland
16:04 United Heavy Lift GmbH Hamburg takes over a modern Heavy Lift fleet of nine eco-friendly F900 newbuildings
16:03 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from West Med, Adriatic, Black Sea and East Med to Far East, Middle East Gulf and Red Sea
15:32 First Deputy PM Andrey Belousov held meeting with senior executives of RF Transport Ministry
15:03 Dublin Port Company christens its new Pilot Boat, DPC Tolka
14:30 Sergey Sapegin takes the helm of Kaliningrad Railway
14:03 The Grande Houston delivered to the Grimaldi Group
13:25 Port of Guayaquil inaugurates deepened maritime access channel
12:58 Bunker prices are table at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
12:01 CMA CGM announces PSS for reefer exports from Ecuador to Europe, Baltic, Mediterranean, Middle East & Asia
11:00 MAN Energy Solutions wins contract to supply the main propulsion engines for two patrol vessels
10:33 The ShipFC project to convert offshore vessel to run on ammonia-powered fuel cell
10:22 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Jan 24
09:31 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.35% to $62.26, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.4% to $55.81
09:14 Baltic Dry Index is down to 576 points

2020 January 23

19:00 Chembulk Tankers announces management changes
18:27 KOTUG provides salvage assistance to MV EM-OINOUSSES
18:07 Ocean Installer awarded contract with Dana Petroleum
17:42 Almost 290 cruise liners will call at Ports of Stockholm in 2020
17:37 NYK-operated coal carrier Sunshine Pride enters service for Joban Joint Power
17:19 Throughput of port Helsinki (Finland) in 2019 fell by 2% to 14.42 million tonnes (table)
16:48 Draft Strategy for Development of Russia’s Arctic Zone to be ready by 20 March 2020
16:05 The AUTOSHIP project receives funding of almost Euro 20.1 mln
15:21 probunkers signs LOI with Hyundai for the construction of two LNG bunker vessels
15:16 Perspectives for containers and ro-ro market discussed in Berlin
14:40 New intermodal train connection arranged from Luxembourg
13:37 Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg spent RUB 11 million under its social and charity programmes in 2019
13:03 Global Ports Group to renew handling equipment
12:29 Russia's Main Department of State Expertise approves reconstruction at the port of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
12:05 Port of Long Beach moves more than 7.6 million TEU in 2019
11:48 Croatian DIV Group in process to take-over Kleven Verft
11:00 Austal awarded A$15.5m contract for a 41 metre high speed catamaran ferry for SGTM Mauritius
10:56 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Jan 23
10:27 ABS marks record-setting three years without a work-related lost time injury
10:25 IBIA: IMO 2020 preparations pay off
10:03 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.4% to $64.33, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.48% to $58.1
09:46 TransContainer dispatched test train with hazardous cargo in reefers from Korea to Poland
09:24 Baltic Dry Index is down to 623 points
09:08 Swissterminal and DP World enter strategic partnership

2020 January 22

18:37 BunkerTrace secures first commercial partnership with Marfin Management
18:07 MAN Cryo to supply icebreaking RoRos with fuel gas supply system
17:45 Throughput of Chinese sea and river ports in 2019 grew by 5.7% YoY to 13.95 billion tonnes
17:20 Ships of RF Navy’s Northern Fleet approached the Strait of Tunis
17:06 Boluda Towage Europe introduces 1st retrofit of conventional tug complying with IMO TIER III Standards in Zeebrugge
16:56 Russian-Japanese anti-piracy exercise successfully completed in the Arabian sea
16:05 European shipping industry urges the revival of Operation Sophia
15:38 Marubeni and Klaveness join forces to create the world’s leading dry bulk Panamax pool
15:23 IMO Secretary-General calls for renewed cooperation at Davos forum
14:57 Positive steps for Somalia’s maritime sector
13:40 Medium sized sea tanker Akademik Pashin entered service with the Baltic Fleet
12:52 Bunker prices are slightly down at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
12:29 Nonius Engineering supports 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies as its Sponsor
11:44 NIBULON’s fleet transported a record number of cargoes by Ukrainian rivers in 2019