Posts Tagged ‘Russia’

Okskaya Sudoverf launches 3rd ROB20 series barge

Okskaya Sudoverf launches 3rd ROB20 series barge
The “Belmax 3” barge Okskaya Sudoverf Launches Belmax 3, Third Non-Self-Propelled Barge Of Project ROB20 A launching ceremony for third vessel of a series of Project ROB non-self-propelled barges was held June 7, 2018 at Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (part of UCL Holding). The ship named Belmax...
June 12th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  09-Jun-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 10-23 JUNE 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 10-23 June 2018 Saturday, June 9, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 10 Jun (Sun) – Congo Reconciliation Day 11-12 Jun (Mon-Tue) – Russian...
June 9th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
02-Jun-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 3-16 JUNE 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 3-16 June 2018 Saturday, June 2, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 4 Jun (Mon) – June Bank Holiday (Ireland) 6 Jun (Wed) – Swedish National Day 6 Jun (Tue) – South...
June 2nd, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Best quarter performance ever at Container Terminal St. Petersburg: 168,500 TEUs, a 7.8% container volumes growth

Best quarter performance ever at Container Terminal St. Petersburg: 168,500 TEUs, a 7.8% container volumes growth
… St. Petersburg, Russia based Container Terminal St. Petersburg (CTSP) between January and March of 2018 handled 168,500 TEUs, which represents a 7-percent growth on the same period a year earlier. The quarter results appeared to be the best ever for CTSP in terms of container traffic. This...
May 28th, 2018 | Containers, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Taganrog Sea Commercial Port reports a 4-percent growth in 1Q volumes, to 333,000 tonnes

Taganrog Sea Commercial Port reports a 4-percent growth in 1Q volumes, to 333,000 tonnes
Taganrog Port Taganrog, Russia based AO Taganrog Sea Commercial Port (TagSCP, part UCL Holding) in the first three-month period 2018 handled 333,000 tonnes of cargo, which represents a 4-percent increase, year-on-year. According to TagSCP statement, the growth should be attributed to the increased...
May 28th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

TCSP’s 1Q throughput down 8.4% to 3.88 million tonnes

TCSP’s 1Q throughput down 8.4% to 3.88 million tonnes
Port of Tuapse Cargo handling at the terminals of Tuapse Sea Commercial Sea Port Group (TSCP Group, part of UCL Holding), between January and March 2018 decreased by 8.4% on the same period a year before to 3.88 million tonnes. The three-month result was attributed to a 25.4-percent decline in liquid...
May 25th, 2018 | Company Profiles, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-May-2018 TUNG CHUNG NEW TOWN EXTENSION PROJECT, MARINE WORKS OFF PAK MONG, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong PORT CHARGES TO RISE Port Kembla, Australia BERTH RECONSTRUCTION Sheskharis Oil Terminal, Novorossiysk, Russia BERTH RECONSTRUCTION Sheskharis Oil Terminal, Novorossiysk, Russia Tung Chung New Town Extension...
May 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
28-Apr-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 29 APRIL-12 MAY 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 29 April-12 May 2018 Saturday, April 28, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 1 May (Tue) – Labour Day/Workers’ Day/May Day 1 May (Tue) – Turkmenistan Unity Day 2...
April 28th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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