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  • 2019 November 12 17:51

    Admiral Makarov SUMIS participates in the international investigative project on oil spill response

    Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping takes part in the international oil spill response investigative project «SIMREC» («Simulators for improving Cross-Border Oil Spill Response in Extreme Conditions»), the University says in a press release.

    The SIMREC project implies close cooperation between authorities and research institutes in reducing risks caused by increased shipping intensity and oil spills in extreme conditions. Its goal is the creation of educational technical complexes and procedures for effective cross-border training and management.

    As an active participants of the project, experts from marine simulation training centre of the Admiral Makarov SUMIS will develop education programs for specialists in emergency response to oil spills and provide a training base for developing practical skills in oil spill emergency response.

    SIMREC involves the international team of scientists under the coordination of Kotka Marine Research Association. Apart from Admiral Makarov SUMIS, the team includes representatives of the St. Petersburg State Marine Technical University, Aalto University, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences and the University of Helsinki.

    The project with a total value of 1.4 million euros is financed by the Governments of the Russian Federation, the Republic of Finland and the EU for the development of cross-border cooperation between states. The project will be completed by 31.08.2022.

    Throughput of Russian seaports in 10M'2019 grew by 3.2% to 701.6 million tonnes of cargo (detalization)

    In January-October 2019, seaports of Russia handled 701.8 million tonnes of cargo (up 3.2%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

    Transshipment of dry cargo totaled 314.0 million tonnes (-3.5%) including 147.3 million tonnes of coal (+8.9%), 46.9 million tonnes of containerized cargo (+5.7%), 32.2 million tonnes of grain (-32.9%), 22.1 million tonnes of ferrous metal (-12.2%), 15.6 million tonnes of mineral fertilizers (+6.2%), 7.5 million tonnes of ore (+33.4%), 5.2 million tonnes of cargo carried by ferries (down 2.2 times), 4.3 million tonnes of timber (-6.5%).

    Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo totaled 387.6 million tonnes (+9.3%) in 232.5 million tonnes of crude oil (+10.7%), 123.6 million tonnes of oil products (+1.4%) and 27.0 million tonnes of liquefied gas (up 1.5 times).

    Exports totaled 546.4 million tonnes (+5.4%), imports - 31.0 million tonnes (+3.5%), transit - 55.3 million tonnes (+5.0%), short-sea traffic – 68.9 million tonnes (-12.4%).

    Operators of seaports in the Arctic Basin handled 87.4 million tonnes of cargo (+15.6%, year-on-year) including 26.3 million tonnes of dry cargo (+3.9%) and 61.1 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+21.5%). The port of Murmansk handled 51.6 million tonnes (+2.3%), Sabetta - 23.0 million tonnes (up 1.8 times), Varandey – 6.0 million tonnes (+4.0%), Arkhangelsk - 2.3 million tonnes (-4.1%).

    Operators of seaports in the Baltic Basin handled 215.8 million tonnes (+5.2%) including 92.5 million tonnes of dry cargo (+2.3%) and 123.3 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+8.8%). The ort of Ust-Luga handled 87.5 million tonnes (+7.3%), Primorsk - 51.8 million tonnes (+16.7%), Big Port St. Petersburg - 50.0 million tonnes (+1.7%), Vysotsk - 16.2 million tonnes (+5.3%).

    Operators of seaports in the Azov-Don Basin handled 214.5 million tonnes (-6.4%) including 80.0 million tonnes of dry cargo (-21.5%) and 134.5 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+5.6%). The port of Novorossiysk handled 130.2 million tonnes (+1.6%), Tuapse - 20.4 million tonnes (-5.1%), Kavkaz - 18.0 million tonnes (-32.7%), Rostov-on-Don - 13.5 million tonnes (-6.9%), Taman - 12.2 million tonnes (+5.1).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 6.1 million tonnes (up 1.5 times) including 3.8 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (up 2.2 times) and 2.3 million tonnes of dry cargo (+5.3%). The port of Makhachkala handled 3.8 million tonnes (up 1.8 times), Astrakhan - 1.8 million tonnes (+18.7%).

    Operators of seaports in the Caspian Basin handled 177.7 million tonnes (+6.2%) including 112.8 million tonnes of dry cargo (+7.1%) and 64.9 million tonnes of liquid bulk cargo (+4.8%). Port Vostochny handled 61.2 million tonnes (+5.2%), Vanino - 26.1 million tonnes (+7.3%), Nakhodka - 21.4 million tonnes (+4.8%), Vladivostok - 18.6 million tonnes (+6.7%), De-Kastri - 11.4 million tonnes (+11.2%), Posiet - 6.7 million tonnes (+11.3%), Prigorodnoye - 13.1 million tonnes (-6.2%).

    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.

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