2022 December 5


ABP completes its annual Humber Oil Spill Incident Management Exercise

The exercise works to test the processes involved in managing an oil spill within the Humber


DNV enlarges its offerings portfolio to support businesses with EU Green Deal requirements

The EU Green Deal is the conclusion of a series of developments in terms of sustainability started by the Kyoto Protocol


Oboronlogistics reports stable growth of ferry traffic in November 2022

There are four railway ferries operating on the Ust-Luga – Baltiysk ferry line, operated by Oboronlogistics


Adani Ports and SEZ wins bid to buy Karaikal port - The Hindu Businessline

The Karaikal deal will add to APSEZ’s growing presence in India’s eastern coast, where it acquired Krishnapatnam and Gangavaram ports


PD Ports welcomes first vessel on new short sea service from Iberia

PD Ports has welcomed the first vessel call on a brand new, dedicated, service from Spain and Portugal into Teesport


Icebreaker assistance season begins in the port of Azov on December 7

The decision is made in view of ice formation in the port’s water area


Port of Rotterdam Authority and GoodShipping launch ‘Switch to Zero’ campaign to reduce shipping industry carbon emissions

Participating companies can opt for carbon reduction of 75, 100 or 125 tonnes


Rosmorport to sign agreement with Gazpromneft Marine Bunker for supply of 10,000 tonnes of LNG to bunker ships in Ust-Luga

Initial contract value announced at RUB 628.46 million


"Zykh" Ship Repair and Construction Yard completes the overhaul of the dry-cargo ship for ASCO

The main and auxiliary engines and machinery of the vessel have been repaired


Nuclear-powered icebreaker Ural of Project 22220 commenced operation in the Kara Sea

The icebreaker left Murmansk base of FSUE Atomflot for the first operational voyage on 2 December 2022


Port of Baku signed MoU connecting Chinese and European hubs

The parties have decided to jointly promote the Middle Corridor in Europe and strengthen the connections between the existing European freight networks and logistics hubs in Europe


Council of the EU issues conclusions on the "Ongoing development of inland waterway transport"

Council welcomes plans for smart and sustainable improvements to inland waterway transport and ports


Optimarin highlights how to navigate the challenges of BWTS retrofits

The first stage is to determine the right BWTS based on several selection criteria, including the size and type of vessel, classification, sailing pattern, flag state and port authority requirements


Magdalena Bosson becomes the new CEO of Ports of Stockholm’s

Thomas Andersson leaves Ports of Stockholm on 14th December


ICTSI delivers the largest port equipment in Papua New Guinea

South Pacific International Container Terminal at the Port of Lae is now capable of handling larger box ships after receiving a pair of new ship-to-shore cranes


AEON to build methanol plant with annual capacity of 1 million tonnes by 2026

Investments will exceed RUB 74 billion


Wartsila Cargo Handling and Fuel Supply Systems selected for world’s largest LPG/Midsize gas carriers

The solutions have been selected for two LPG/Midsize gas carrier vessels being built at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South Korea for EXMAR LPG


TotalEnergies becomes the eighth partner of the Castor Initiative

The Castor Initiative is committed to make zero emission shipping a reality


Ice conditions of mild winder type expected in the Gulf of Finland this navigation season

Ice formation in the Neva Bay and adjacent areas expected to begin in the second decade of December


ASCO’s dry-cargo ship Huseyn Javid resumes operation after major overhaul

The repair was performed at "Zykh" Ship Repair and Construction Yard


EU agrees on level of price cap for oil from Russia

The level of the cap was established in close cooperation with the Price Cap Coalition and becomes applicable as of 5 December 2022


Ships certified by RINA and Bureau Veritas to be accepted for operation in navigation season 2022-2023

Documents issued by foreign classification societies become invalid from 1 November 2023


UK bans import of Russian oil and oil products from 5 December and introduces oil price cap guidance

Banning the import of both Russian oil and oil products from 5 December 2022 is intended to reduce the size of the global market for Russian oil and oil product exports