Posts Tagged ‘Russia’

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: European equity markets opened higher on Tuesday, tracking gains in Wall Street overnight, amid less concern about the potential of retaliation from Russia to the US-led missile strikes in Syria. Market expectations for a hefty increase...
April 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Russian T&EDC sign MoU to further strengthen commercial ties with Abu Dhabi Ports

Russian T&EDC sign MoU to further strengthen commercial ties with Abu Dhabi Ports
Abdulla Al Hameli and Dr. Igor Egorov, Russian Trade and Economic Development Council sign Memorandum of Understanding to further strengthen commercial ties with Abu Dhabi Ports  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21st March 2018: Abu Dhabi Ports and the Russian Trade and Economic Development Council signed...
March 21st, 2018 | News, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Songs of Love concert at the Grosvenor Chapel

Songs of Love concert at the Grosvenor Chapel
l to r: Dimitris Kraniotis (Ark4Art), Dr.Evelyn Stefanaki, Kostas Georgiadis and Chrisanthy P. Lemos Chrisanthy P. Lemos, Dr. Evelyn Stefanaki,  Dimitris Kraniotis and the charitable foundation Chance for Life, organised a musical journey into the romantic melodies of the beginning of the previous century,...
March 18th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Music, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Market dives further; there is hope though for the very very very few…

Market dives further; there is hope though for the very very very few…
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI was down ten points earlier on today at 1,169 posing dangers, but it is still good for the very very very few! Geopolitics going off hand and more trouble-spots and regions appear with any kind of problem you can imagine;...
March 14th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Immigration, Markets, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  06-Mar-2018 MARITIME CREW VISA PROCESSING FOR EASTER 2018 Australia BANK AND PUBLIC AUTHORITIES TO CLOSE FOR PUBLIC HOLIDAY Russia PORT OPERATIONS UNAFFECTED BY STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION Sri Lanka The Department of Home Affairs (Home Affairs) Maritime Global Processing Centre (MGPC)...
March 6th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Volga Shipping Company kicks off shipping season a month early

Volga Shipping Company kicks off shipping season a month early
The M/V Kapitan Kanatov On March 2, the M/V Kapitan Kanatov set out on her first voyage having marked the beginning of the 2018 navigation season for Volga Shipping JSC (a shipping asset of UCL Holding). The ship (Project RSD44) laden with 5,200 tonnes of grain is en route from the Port of Rostov-on-Don...
March 5th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, News, Port Conditions, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY AT JUNK BAY Hong Kong LOCK STILL CLOSED AWAITING ASSESSMENT OF COLLISION DAMAGE Kiel Canal, Germany BANKS & PUBLIC AUTHORITIES TO CLOSE FOR PUBLIC HOLIDAY Russia SANCTIONS AGAINST THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA (DPRK) United Arab Emirates Temporary Loading...
February 21st, 2018 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
WORLD HOLIDAYS: 18 FEBRUARY-3 MARCH 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 18 February-3 March 2018 Sunday, February 18, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 15 Feb (Thu)-21 Feb (Wed) – Chinese New Year 19 Feb (Mon) – Presidents Day (USA) 19 Feb...
February 18th, 2018 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Unsustainable BDI; messy Geopolitics…

Unsustainable BDI; messy Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended its upwards “rally” with a minus two point loss; Geopolitics are getting more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI now stands at 1,123 points  – once again thanks to the Capers which managed to clinched another 34 points –...
February 12th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Container traffic at Container Terminal St. Petersburg rises 15% to 643,700 TEUs

Container traffic at Container Terminal St. Petersburg rises 15% to 643,700 TEUs
… In January-December 2017, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg CJSC (CTSP, a company of UCL Holding) handled 643,700 TEUs, which is 15.4% more than in 2016, which is the highest volume of containers ever handled by CTSP. In 2017, CTSP retained its leading position among container terminals of...
February 7th, 2018 | Container shipping, Containers, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

UCL Port’s MRC freight throughput

UCL Port’s MRC freight throughput
… THROUGHPUT OF MULTIPURPOSE RELOADING COMPLEX SOARS 23% IN 2017 In 2017, Multipurpose  Reloading Complex LLC (MRC, part of UCL Holding) operating at the Port of Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region, handled more than 5.5 million tonnes of cargo, up 23% year-on-year. The growth was driven by a 24-pct gain...
February 6th, 2018 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Summer and Autumn: Russian art unfurled

Summer and Autumn: Russian art unfurled
John Barkes with a work by Valentin Smirnov. Summer and Autumn: Russian art unfurled By James Brewer When the British art dealer John Barkes discovered a magnificent painting that had been neglected in storage in a studio in St Petersburg for nearly half a century, he feared that it would be too fragile...
February 4th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  02-Feb-2018 PORT RETURNS TO PROJECT DEPTH Freeport, United States SHIP POLAR CERTIFICATE A MUST FOR NSR TRANSIT Northern Sea Route, Russia ICE CONDITION REPORT (2 FEBRUARY) St Petersburg, Russia Port returns to project depth Friday, February 2, 2018, Freeport, United States Effective...
February 2nd, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

North Western Shipping Company’s 2017 performance

North Western Shipping Company’s 2017 performance
The Neva Leader North Western Shipping Company carried 5.8 million tonnes of cargo in 2017, up 3.5% Y-o-Y The volume of waterborne freight transported by PAO North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC, part of UCL Holding) between January and December 2017, increased by 3.5%, year-on-year to 5.8 million tonnes. Of...
January 30th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  30-Jan-2018 CHANGES TO PORT DEPTH LIMIT RESTRICTIONS Novorossiysk, Russia HIGH WINDS AND SWELL Port Kembla, Australia Changes to port depth limit restrictions Tuesday, January 30, 2018, Novorossiysk, Russia Changes to port depth limit restrictions are now in effect at Novorossiysk. For...
January 30th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

UCL Holding’s MRA increased number of graduates by 23% in 2017

UCL Holding’s MRA increased number of graduates by 23% in 2017
. In 2017, Marine Recruiting Agency LLC (MRA, part of UCL Holding) trained 2,927 specialists including port dockers, road building workers and warehouse employees, which represents a 23% growth from 2016. The firm attributes the increase to the expansion of its training programmes range and the geography...
January 26th, 2018 | Academia, Education and Training, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  22-Jan-2018 CHANGES TO PORT TARIFFS Novorossiysk, Russia Changes to port tariffs Monday, January 22, 2018, Novorossiysk, Russia Effective from 1 January 2018, port tariffs at Novorossiysk Sheskharis, IPP Gasoil and Fuel Oil terminals have significantly changed, as follows: Mooring/unmooring...
January 22nd, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Namegiving ceremony held in Novorossiysk for three Damen ASD 2310 tugs of Delo Service co

Namegiving ceremony held in Novorossiysk for three Damen ASD 2310 tugs of Delo Service co
The Godmothers: Victoria Kalinina, Anna Vyakhireva and Yekaterina Ilyina On 19 January 2018, Delo Group hosted a namegiving ceremony in Novorossiysk for three multifunctional Damen ASD 2310 tugboats. The tugs named Delovoy-1, Delovoy-2 and Delovoy-3 have entered service with the fleet of Delo Service...
January 22nd, 2018 | Events, People and Places, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Taganrog Commercial Seaport earmarks $4.2 million for its 2018 expansion programme

Taganrog Commercial Seaport earmarks $4.2 million for its 2018 expansion programme
A view of the famous Port of Taganrog Taganrog Commercial Seaport JSC (TCS, part of UCL Holding) implementing its capacity expansion programme plans to invest a total of $4.2 million in upgrade of handling equipment and port infrastructure modernization. The money will be spent largely on the purchase...
January 20th, 2018 | Associations, Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Tuapse Commercial Seaport to invest RUB 1.93 bn under the 2018 development programme

Tuapse Commercial Seaport to invest RUB 1.93 bn under the 2018 development programme
The Port of Tuapse Tuapse Commercial Seaport JSC (TCSP, part of UCL Holding) says it is going to allocate RUB 1.931 billion of its own funds for financing of the company’s investment programme in 2018. According to the statement, this year’s investment programme of Tuapse Commercial Seaport provides...
January 12th, 2018 | News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  27-Dec-2017 NEW YEAR COUNTDOWN CELEBRATION Hong Kong REVISED SANITARY DUES Turkey PORT OPERATIONS RESUMED Dammam, Saudi Arabia PORT REOPENED Jubail, Saudi Arabia REVISED STRUCTURE FOR TUG DUES AND CHARGES Novorossiysk, Russia TEMPORARY SAFETY ZONE TO BE ESTABLISHED Lower Mississippi...
December 27th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Dec-2017 CHANGES TO MOORING PROCEDURE Novorossiysk, Russia PORT MOVEMENTS SUSPENDED Dammam, Saudi Arabia PORT CLOSED FOR BERTHING AND SAILING Jubail, Saudi Arabia PORT ACTIVATES TROPICAL CYCLONE RESPONSE PROCEDURE Port Hedland, Australia Changes to mooring procedure Tuesday,...
December 26th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Russia and Finland commissions meet on maritime issues

Russia and Finland commissions meet on maritime issues
From the meeting: the two delegations RUSSIA AND FINLAND MIXED COMMISSION AGREED ON COOPERATION IN MARITIME SECTOR Russia and Finland have confirmed their readiness to implement the Agreement between the governments of Russia and Finland on Cooperation and Interaction in Icebreaker Assistance in the...
December 19th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Vitaly Klyuyev: “Seafarers training system in Russia complies with international standards”

Vitaly Klyuyev: “Seafarers training system in Russia complies with international standards”
Vitaly Klyuyev The system of training and certification of seafarers in Russia has been brought into compliance with the international requirements. Major efforts of the Transport Ministry and other ad hoc agencies have lead up to that. In his interview* with IAA PortNews, Vitaly Klyuyev**, Director...
November 14th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Communication, HR, IMO, Interviews, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Shipmanagement | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Nov-2017 MARINE WORKS IN HUNG HOM FAIRWAY Hong Kong SPEED RESTRICTION TO PROTECT NORTH ATLANTIC RIGHT WHALES Atlantic Seaboard, United States NOTICE OF INDUSTRIAL ACTION Sydney, Australia NATIONAL UNITY DAY HOLIDAY Russia Marine works in Hung Hom Fairway Friday, November...
November 3rd, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More