Far East

2021 November 17

14:48 Deputy PM Yury Trutnev ordered to develop cargo flow model for Far East Federal District

2021 November 8

15:15 TransContainer launches regular multimodal service from Korea to Poland via Far East

2021 October 28

13:40 RF Transport Minisry to consider discounts for LNG-powered ships in Far East ports upon request from business

2021 October 19

12:54 Cargo traffic via Khabarovsk Territory ports rose by 3% in 9M’21

2021 September 27

16:00 TransContainer launches regular multimodal service from Asia-Pacific Region to Europe via Russian Far East and Kaliningrad

2021 September 16

11:47 TransContainer arranged transit transportation from Korea to Turkey via Far East and Novorossiysk ports

2021 September 10

10:35 30 fishing ships of various types to be built over second phase of investment quotas project

2021 April 23

16:00 Sergey Ivanov considers it reasonable to build cruise ships for the Far East and Kamchatka

2021 March 11

12:52 Introduction of port charges for coal loading in FE suggested by ad hoc ministry

2021 January 13

09:54 Aleksandr Krutikov steps down from his position of First Deputy Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic

2020 October 14

12:50 LPG cluster can be established in the Far East

2020 September 16

13:53 Rosmorport’s Far Eastern Basin Branch authorities and Vladivostok Duma Chairman discuss the region’s topical issues

2020 August 14

14:22 Transshipment of Angara launchpad components underway at Sovetskaya Gavan port

2020 June 26

17:29 Nuclear-powered icebreaking container ship Sevmorput to make four voyages between Saint-Petersburg and Far East in 2021

2020 May 27

16:31 Transport Ministry addressed with proposal to introduce criteria for coal ports to be acknowledged as dedicated ones

2020 May 25

17:46 Transit cargo flow by Primorye 2 ITC to Zarubino port surged by 64.8%

2020 April 30

17:49 Rosmorport's Far Eastern Basin Branch organizes release of young salmon

2020 April 29

13:41 USC suggests subsidizing 15% of shipbuilding contracts signed by Far East shipyards

2020 April 28

11:23 35 crab catchers to be built in Russia by 2025 – Rosrybolovstvo

2020 April 21

10:04 Slavyansky Ship Repair Yard in Primorsky Territory to build fishing barge

2020 April 15

12:24 Nakhodka Ship Repair Yard JSC to build eight crab catchers

2020 April 13

12:48 Nakhodka Ship Repair Yard starts cutting steel for first crab catching ship

2020 March 30

16:20 About 40 small- and mid-size ships to be built for Russia’s Far East by 2025

2020 January 15

13:37 Oboronlogistics delivers goods to the Far East

2019 November 11

11:26 Primorsk Marine Grain Terminal to be put into operation in 2024

2019 October 7

11:45 Naming of Sovcomflot’s new Arctic shuttle tanker held in Vladivostok

2019 September 24

16:59 Rosneft starts bunkering ships with low-sulfur fuel in Russia’s Far East

2019 September 6

09:59 Live broadcast of coal loading at Vostochny Port’s Phase 3 demonstrated by Vladimir Putin for Narendra Modi

2019 September 5

10:00 FESCO and PCC Intermodal to develop expedited delivery from APAC countries to Europe through Far East and Trans-Siberian Railway

2019 September 4

09:50 Far East regions sign agreement on cooperation in cruise tourism

2019 August 22

13:35 Arctic block of Far East Investment and Export Agency headed by Dmitry Fishkin

2019 July 24

14:32 Council of Federation approves procedure for tourist ships' entering Russia’s Far East and Arctic zones

2019 July 19

15:50 East Mining Company to invest RUB 11.5 billion in development of its coal project in Sakhalin

2019 July 8

10:19 Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev supports providing privileges to Far East ship repair companies from 2020

2019 July 3

14:25 System of preferences for PDA and FPV residents to be revised and expanded

2019 June 28

12:36 Crab auctions result in a plan to build 31 crab catching ships including 15 ships to be built by Far East shipyards

2019 June 7

16:55 Phase 3 of Vostochny Port’s terminal completed – Irina Olkhovskaya

2019 April 17

12:06 Far East ports’ capacity exceeds that of Russian Railways by 30-40%

2019 January 18

13:11 Vladimir Putin supports Government’s proposal on expanding Far East Ministry’s functions with Arctic issues

2018 November 20

15:50 Storage area line launched at Vostochny Port’s Phase 3

2018 November 6

15:20 WIG crafts to be used for transportation in Primorye from 2022

2018 October 25

10:41 Vladimir Putin gives instructions on development of Far East port infrastructure
09:56 Vladimir Putin gives instructions to build freight-passenger ships for a link with Kuril Islands

2018 September 27

11:22 Sakhalin Governor Oleg Kozhemyako appointed Acting Governor of Primorye Territory

2018 September 13

15:30 Vanino-Kholmsk ferry service to get two new vessels by 2020 – Sakhalin authorities

2018 September 12

15:00 Vladimir Putin instructed RF Government to create a site for testing unmanned ships and robotics on the Russky island

2018 September 11

12:50 Vladimir Putin participated in the ceremony of the largest dry dock construction start in Russia
10:48 Capacity of Russian seaports to gain 354 million tonnes by 2024
09:44 Throughput of Russia’s Far East ports forecasted to grow by 3.5% to 200 million tonnes this year
09:19 NOVATEK signed agreement on implementing a project for construction of LNG transshipment complex in Kamchatka

2018 July 13

14:37 Draft law on development of cruise tourism in Russia’s Arctic and Far East submitted to State Duma

2018 April 16

10:13 New yard for empty railcars departure at Nakhodka-Vostochny station opened to traffic by RF Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov (photo)

2018 March 28

16:30 SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 takes place on August 27 - September 14 (photo)

2018 March 2

10:00 Russia has the most powerful icebreaker fleet in the world (photo)

2017 December 26

14:01 Far East Development Fund will allocate RUB 4.5 bln for construction of Vanino-Kholmsk ferries

2017 October 17

15:16 RF Government instructed to ensure construction of freight-passenger ship to link Komandorskiye Islands, Kurils and Kamchatka

2017 September 7

14:34 Investors becoming PDA or FPV residents until 2025 will enjoy 10-year break in insurance premium payments – Vladimir Putin
09:43 Far East ports of Russia expected to transship some 200 mln t of cargo in 2017 – RF Transport Minister

2017 September 5

11:55 Vostochny Port is ready to handle cargo from Mongolia – RF Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov (photo)

2017 August 11

11:03 Russia's export coal rail traffic in Jan-Jun up 16.4% to 94.8 million tonnes (review)