New Equipment for Global Ports Termianls
Global Ports Group continues to renew and upgrade the handling equipment in its terminal network in the North-West and the Russian Far East. As part of the program, Petrolesport (PLP)...
TOP-5 Russian Container Terminals
According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput of all the Russian sea ports during 2019 amounted to 5.3 mn TEU. Five terminals handled 2.8 mn TEU...
New Cabinet Appointed in Russia
RF President Vladimir Putin has appointed the new cabinet of ministers of Russia. The new government consists of 21 ministers, 12 of them were members of the previous cabinet. Evgeny...
New Terminal Project in Primorsky Kray
A terminal complex is to be built in Shkotovo District in Primorsky Kray in the Russian Far East, according to the RF Far East Investment and Export Agency. The project...
Mineral Fertilizers Export from Russia
According to the RF Federal Customs Service’s statistics, in January-November 2019 Russia exported some 12.8 mn tons of nitric fertilizers, up 1.8% year-on-year. In terms of value, nitric fertilizers export grew...
Russian Far East Ports’ Container Throughput Up in November
According to SeaNews PORTSTAT online analytic service (available to subscribers). In November 2019, container traffic via Russia’s Far Eastern port was up 2.1% year-on-year. Import increased by 18.9%, cabotage by...
Russian Government to Subsidize Nuclear Icebreaker Construction
The Government of the Russian Federation has earmarked 127.5 billion rubles ($2.1 billion) from the federal budget to build the first nuclear icebreaker of the 10510 Leader Project. Financing will...
Korean Investor in Slavyanka Port
Republic of Korea’s Hyein E&C has presented a preliminary feasibility study to develop the port of Slavyanka in the Russian Far East. The territory allocated for the project is 131...
Russia’s Car Export and Import Down in November
According to the RF Federal Customs Service’s statistics, Russia’s car import during January-November 2019 amounted to 276.2 thousand units, up 3.2% year-on-year. Truck import increased by 13.7% year-on-year up to...
Russian Ports’ Throughput in December
According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total cargo throughput of the Russian sea ports in December 2019 increased by 5.5% year-on-year. Import was down 3.8%, cabotage down 1.9%...
Grain Export and Import Trends
According to the RF Federal Customs Service statistics, during January-November Russia exported some 29.2 mn tons of wheat and meslin, down 27.5% year-on-year. In terms of value, grain export declined...
RF Government Intends to Limit Grain Export
In January 2020 a new bill limiting grain export from the Russian Federation outside the Eurasian Union is expected into force. This week, the draft version was published. The export...
Russia – EU Trade Turnover Sliding
During January-November 2019, the trade turnover between Russia and the countries of the European Union decreased by 3.1% year-on-year down to 227.1 bn euro. According to Eurostat, import from EU...
Russia’s Southern Ports’ Cargo Throughput
The cargo throughput of the Russian ports in the Southern region in November 2019 decreased by 3.5% year-on-year. Import was up 1.4%, transit up 7.2%. Export declined by 4.6%, cabotage...
New Block Train from China to Russia
Rail Cargo Logistics – RUS has launched a new rail container service from Nanjing in China to Vorsino in Russia’s Kaluga region. The first test train carrying 44 FEU laden...
New MD Appointed in Neva-Metall
Igor Veter has been appointed new Managing Director of St. Petersburg’ Neva-Metall, a terminal division of Chrepovets-based Severstal. He started in the new position since January 1. Before that, Igor...
Container Traffic via Russian Ports up 2.2% in December 2019
According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput of all the Russian sea ports in December 2019 grew by 2.2% year-on-year. Import container traffic was down 3.3%....
Coal and Coke Export
According to the RF Federal Customs Service, in January-November 2019 Russia exported some 187.4 mn tons of coal, up 3.6% year-on-year. In terms of value, coal export declined by 4.5%...
Challenging Car Market Circumstances Forecast
According to the Association of European Businesses (AEB) statistics, the sales of new cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia in 2019 declined by 2.3% year-on-year making 1.76 mn units....
Russia’s Southern Ports Container Throughput Up in November
According to SeaNews PORTSTAT online analytic service (available to subscribers). In November 2019, container traffic via Russia’s Southern ports increased by 23.7% year-on-year. Export was up 26.4%, import up 22.2%,...
MOL Names Second Conventional LNG Carrier for Yamal LNG Project
On January 8, a naming ceremony for a LNG carrier, jointly ordered by MOL and China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited, was held at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd. The "LNG...
Russian Transport Sector Freight up 2%
During January-November 2019, cargo volume carried by all transport modes in the RF transport system was up 2% to 7.58 bn tons. The only segment that grew was road, which...
Cargo Throughput via Russian NW Ports in November
According to SeaNews’ PortStat online analytic service, in November 2019 the throughput of Russia’s North-Western sea ports decreased by 2.9% year-on-year. Most of the throughput was export, which declined by...
Rail Export via Sea Ports UP in 2019
According to Russian Railways, the loading of cargo designated for export via Russian sea ports made 308.8 mn tons during 2019 increasing 3.6% year-on-year. 50.2% of the entire volume is...
New MD in RZD Logistics
Dmitry Murev was appointed Managing Director of RZD Logistics with effect from December 31, 2019. The decision was made by the Company Board on December 26. Dmitry Murev took over...
TOP-5 Russian Grain Terminals’ Throughput
According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the grain throughput of all the Russian sea ports during January-November 2019 amounted to 34.8 mn tons (-33.2%). It should be noted that...
TurkStream Put into Operation
Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended ceremony to launch TurkStream gas pipeline yesterday. The TurkStream project is a gas pipeline consisting of two lines with a capacity of 15.75 bn cubic metres of gas per year each....
Russian Railways’ Cargo Continues to Slide
During 2019, Russian Railways loaded 1.278 bn tons of cargo, down 0.9% year-on-year. Almost all commodities were down. Coal loading declined by 0.8% down to 372 mn tons. Oil and...
Russia’s NW Ports Container Throughput in November
According to SeaNews PORTSTAT online analytic service (available to subscribers). According to SeaNews’ PortStat online analytic service, in November 2019 container traffic via the Russian North-Western sea ports remained much...
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