2021 June 19


BIMCO welcomes updated IMO Compendium to advance electronic data

The Compendium promotes and supports electronic data exchange conducted using standardized data models and their implementation guidelines.


TradeLens digital shipping platform adoption grows in China

A signing ceremony was held during the event signaling the rapid adoption of China enterprises to embarking digital innovative journey with the platform


Bimco launches initiatives to address shipping’s plastic footprint

The report highlights that commercial shipping makes only a small contribution to the total marine plastic content of the ocean compared to other sources


First cruise passengers of the year in Gothenburg go ashore in a bubble

The cruise season in Gothenburg is opening in stages


Austal Australia delivers 11th Guardian-class patrol boat

Austal Limited says that Austal Australia has delivered the eleventh Guardian-class Patrol Boat to the Australian Department of Defence

2021 June 18


Royal IHC hands over the second cutter suction dredger to Suez Canal Authority

With this signing, the SCA now possesses two of the most highly competitive vessels in the world


Consolidated cargo turnover of NCSP Group in 4M’2021 fell by 18.7% YoY

The share of NCSP Group in container transshipment in Russian ports increased by 1 p.p. to 11% year-over-year


Safety management of Sparta IV complies with the ISM Code

The modern and high-speed vessel Sparta IV joined the fleet of Oboronlogistics in May 2018


Oboronlogistics' Sparta III allowed to sail in Northern Sea Route waters

The permit is issued for navigation in the Kara Sea, the Gulf of Ob, the Yenisei Bay, the ports of Dudinka and Sabetta


Acceptance/delivery certificate signed for non-self-propelled suction hopper dredger of Project 4395 built for Kama Basin

The ship ordered by Rechvodput is built by Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Corporation


BIMCO publishes new standalone Refund Guarantee for Shipbuilding Contracts

Refund guarantees are complex legal documents and must meet the requirements of the issuing banks


FESCO opened seasonal transportation to the ports of Chukotka

FESCO vessels will have 5 voyages to deliver about 1500 containers and 1000 tonnes of general cargo to the ports of Anadyr and Egvekinot


CMA CGM to enhance its BSMAR service connecting Black Sea & Turkey with Morocco

Transit and lead times will be improved, with service rotation duration shortened from 35 to 28 days


Production of Icon of the Seas began at Meyer Turku shipyard

The ship to be built for Royal Caribbean International


Wärtsilä signs multiple vessel support agreement with Nakilat

Wärtsilä is the supplier of the LNG reliquefaction systems onboard all of the QFlex vessels covered by the agreements


Multipurpose Reloading Complex puts into operation two new 5-cbm clamshell buckets

From the beginning of 2021, Multipurpose Reloading Complex has allocated over RUB 7 million for modernization of its equipment


Singapore: Seven start-up grant recipients announced at launch of Smart Port Challenge 2021

Three new venture capital partners boost investment funding


The Lepse floating maintenance base no longer poses a nuclear threat to the Arctic

19 SFAs contained in caissons aboard the Lepse FMB delivered to a special FSUE Atomflot storage site in Murmansk


GLDD agrees to $1 million fine

Great Lakes pleads guilty to causing 2016 oil spill


Rosatomflot organized icebreaker escorting of LNG carrier Nikolay Urvantsev

Nuclear-powered icebreaker Yamal made an ice canal of 220 nautical miles


Stena RoRo takes delivery of the lengthened vessel Stena Scandica from the Turkish shipyard

After a 10-day maiden voyage, the Stena Scandica will enter service at the beginning of July on Stena Line's route between Nynäshamn and Ventspils in Latvia


CMA CGM announces Overweight Surcharge from Asia to North Europe

Effective July 1st, 2021


Number of lock through operations on Russia’s IWW rose by 2.81%

The number of passages through locks rose in the Volga, Moscow and Volga-Baltic Basins