2021 January 26
Mikhail Pershin: It takes Krasnoye Sormovo half a year to build a serial dry cargo carrier
This year’s order portfolio of Krasnoye Sormovo, one of the oldest shipyards in Russia, has been curtailed by at least 5 ships particularly due to STLC’s rejection of the option under an agreement for construction of dry cargo carriers signed earlier. Does that mean cutting jobs in the Nizhny Novgorod Region or parting with contractors? General Director of the shipyard Mikhail Pershin tells about that in his interview with IAA PortNews.
2021 January 25
Dura lex: new year, new rules
As usually, the new year brings new laws and regulations. Here is a summary of the industry related legislation updates in 2021. More detailed review with comments of the industry focused lawyers will be published in the February edition of Port Service magazine.
2021 January 18
New ferry for a link with Kaliningrad
Nordic Engineering JSC has completed the detailed design of a ferry for Baltiysk – Baltiyskaya Spit line. The ship will be equipped with accumulator batteries as the main source of power.
2020 December 30
Phantoms of Russian infrastructure - 2020
The departing year has been marked by freezing or suspension of some ambitious projects on port infrastructure development. Meanwhile, the Government is set to toughen regulations covering the activities of those investing in port projects that has already been criticized by the industry community.
2020 December 29
On the year's largest maritime dispute in Russia by a lawyer of the Dutch shipowners
The outgoing year 2020 was difficult for the maritime industry as well. In an interview to IAA PortNews, Konstantin Krasnokutsky spoke about the largest maritime dispute of 2020. Konstantin Krasnokutsky is a lawyer of the Dutch shipowners embroiled in the dispute, managing partner of NAVICUS.LAW firm and the member of the Russian Maritime Law Association RUMLA.org.
2020 December 21
Sofia Katkova: "It is necessary to expedite digitalisation of waterborne transport management"
In a short interview with PortNews, Sofia Katkova, the project manager, Morstroytechnology commented on the prospects and feasibility of introducing and integrating the IS PortCall and data-measuring system MoRe.
2020 December 11
Review of Russia’s maritime fleet
The review of Russia’s maritime fleet is based on the data of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, Russian International Register of Ships and FSUE Morsvyazsputnik as well as statistical data on sea-going ships of the Russian Federation.
2020 December 7
Is a new coal terminal needed in Vladivostok?
In his interview with IAA PortNews, Vladimir Rakov, Dr.Sc in biology, principal researcher, POI FEB RAS, Chairman of the Coordination Council on Ecological Problems in Primorye, shared the problematics of Vladivostok port industry’s coal focus
2020 November 26
BPA: under Brexit and COVID-19 pressure
In his interview with the PortNews magazine, Richard Ballantyne, BPA Chief Executive Officer, tells about BPA activities amid the pandemic and Brexit challenges
2020 November 23
Industry masters on development of Russia’s water transport
The development of water transport in Russia depends on prompt resolving of problems accumulated over decades. In the segment of inland transport they are to be addressed through a new dedicated national project, in the segment of seaborne transport – through creation of attractive conditions for domestic ship owners and national flagged ships.
2021 August 4
Shipbuilders to deliver latest logistics support vessel to Russian Navy in August
The Severnaya Verf Shipyard in St. Petersburg in Russia’s northwest plans to deliver the logistics support vessel Vsevolod Bobrov to the Russian Navy in the second half of August...Shipbuilders to deliver latest logistics support vessel to Russian Navy in August
Russian yard launches first of new hydrofoil type
Russian specialist designer and builder Alekseev’s Hydrofoil Design Bureau yesterday launched the first of a new design hydrofoil to be operated by Russian inland transport operator Severrechflot...Russian yard launches first of new hydrofoil type
2021 August 3
Construction of Russia’s first digital shipyard to start in fall - regional governor
A contractor is scheduled to start building a new shipyard with the Russia’s first digital shipyard on the basis of the Onega shipbuilding and ship repair plant in Petrozavodsk in November - December 2021...Construction of Russia’s first digital shipyard to start in fall - regional governor
Gefco working with Fenix for Volvo deliveries through Bronka port
Gefco’s division in Russia has signed a contract with terminal operator Fenix for the handling and storage of Volvo Cars at Bronka port near St Petersburg...Gefco working with Fenix for Volvo deliveries through Bronka port
GT Voice: Russia’s railway upgrade a boost to trade with China
The bridge will link Heihe in Heilongjiang Province with the Russian Far East city of Blagoveshchensk across the Heilongjiang (Amur) River...GT Voice: Russia’s railway upgrade a boost to trade with China
2021 July 30
Turkey-based Sefine Shipyard secures Russian icebreaker tender
Turkey-based Sefine Shipyard, also known as Sefine Denizcilik and Tersanecilik, has reportedly emerged as the winner for a Russian tender to construct an 18MW icebreaker for the Northern Sea Route in the Arctic...Turkey-based Sefine Shipyard secures Russian icebreaker tender