Posts Tagged ‘Russia’

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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  11-Oct-2017 PORT STATUS RETURNS TO NORMAL WITH RESTRICTIONS Gulfport, United States MARIBYRNONG RIVER BATHYMETRIC SURVEY COMPLETED Melbourne, Australia YARRA RIVER – INSPECTION COMPLETED Melbourne, Australia VESSEL MOVEMENTS HALTED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER Durban, South Africa CLOSURE...
October 11th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

IMO’s Secretary-General Kitak Lim interview with PortNews

IMO’s Secretary-General Kitak Lim interview with PortNews
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitak Lim In his exclusive interview with IAA PortNews in Moscow, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim covered a wide range of IMO activities: fuel and environmental regulations, Polar Code, autonomous ships, cybersecurity, and many others:  – What is your first impression...
October 6th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Flags, IMO, Interviews, News, Organisations, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Sep-2017 NEW PILOTAGE DUES Novorossiysk, Russia POST-HARVEY RESTRICTIONS SUMMARY Houston, United States PORT CONDITION X-RAY SET, YANKEE AND ZULU EXPECTED LATER TODAY Port Everglades, United States SAFETY ZONE ESTABLISHED FOR PARTIALLY SUNKEN VESSEL Intracoastal Waterway, United States New...
September 8th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Safe aircraft UAV landings/takeoffs on marine vessels

Safe aircraft UAV landings/takeoffs on marine vessels
… Russia to develop new system to ensure aircraft /UAV safe takeoffs and landings on ships Russian engineers have developed unique system to monitor aircrafts and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) takeoff and landing onboard ships and offshore engineering structures. The system will be presented by...
August 30th, 2017 | Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Technical, Technology | Read More

A multipurpose WIG craft and hydrofoil project

A multipurpose WIG craft and hydrofoil project
… A team of Russian developers has been working on the creation of a multipurpose sea-going ekranoplan, which could contribute significantly to the speed of seaborne traffic. The project announced as unique will be presented by MariNet, the National Technological Initiative (NTI) working group,...
August 29th, 2017 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  28-Aug-2017 DREDGING AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINAL 9 SOUTH Hong Kong LOCKS LANE OUTAGE AND THE TRANSIT RESERVATION SYSTEM Panama Canal, Panama MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama CLOSURE OF STRAIT FOR BRIDGE WORK Kerch Strait, Russia IMPACT OF HURRICANE...
August 28th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Russia to create anthropomorphic maritime robotic system for offshore operations

Russia to create anthropomorphic maritime robotic system for offshore operations
… Russian developers have launched a project for an integrated marine robotic system of anthropomorphic type for offshore operations. The project, described as unique, will be presented by MariNet, the National Technological Initiative (NTI) working group, on the sidelines of the International...
August 28th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More