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20.04.2021
TOP-5 Russian Container Terminals in January-March 2021
The article is based on SeaNews PORTSTAT online service (available for SeaNews subsribers). Demo Subscribe According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput of all the Russian...
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20.04.2021
FESCO Takes Out Loan to Refinance Debt
FESCO has signed a credit agreement with VTB Bank for 25.8 bn rubles ($323 mn) to refinance the Group’s current obligations. The money will be used to repay the principal...
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20.04.2021
Atommash Ships Reactor for Bangladesh’s First Nuclear Power Plant
Atommash has started loading a reactor for shipment to Bangladesh for the nuclear power plant Ruppur. The shipment consists of reactor vessel and two steam generators for the second power...
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20.04.2021
Block Train from Finland to Japan by TransSiberian Railway
RZD Logistics and Nurminen Logistics have organized a block train from Vuosaari in Finland to Japan by the TransSiberian Railway. According to RZD Logistics, the train carrying 41 40’ units...
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20.04.2021
Russian Government Approves Plan to Implement Arctic Zone Development Strategy
The RF Government has approved an action plan to implement the Arctic zone development Strategy and the Federal policy in the Arctic. The Strategy envisages stimulating investment into the Arctic...
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19.04.2021
Russia – EU Trade in January-February 2021
During January-February 2021, the trade turnover between Russia and the countries of the European Union decreased by 9.8% year-on-year down to 32.1 bn euro. According to Eurostat, import from EU...
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19.04.2021
Russia Suspends Right of Innocent Passage in Three Areas of its Black Sea Territorial Waters
The RF Ministry of defense is suspending the right of innocent passage of third countries’ warships and non-commercial vessels through three areas of Russia’s territorial waters in the Black Sea....
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19.04.2021
Baltic Basin Ports’ Throughput in March 2021: Coal and Coke Up
The article is based on SeaNews PORTSTAT online service (available for SeaNews subsribers). Demo Subscribe According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total cargo throughput of the Baltic basin...
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19.04.2021
Global Ports Sees Container Traffic in Far East Grow
Global Ports Investments has posted its operational results for Q1 2021. The Group’s consolidated marine container throughput declined by 5.9% down to 371 thousand TEU. The Baltic terminals were down 11.9%,...
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19.04.2021
Chelyabinsk Tractor Plant Starts Making Standard Containers
Chelyabinsk Tractor Plant-URALTRAC, part of Uralvagonzavod Concern, a subsidiary of Rostech State Corp., has embarked on a project to manufacture standard containers in a move ‘to respond to the growing...
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19.04.2021
Third Stage of Ust-Luga Rail Station Approved
The Main Department of State Expertize has approved the project and cost estimate documentation for the third stage of the Luzhskaya-Generalnaya rail station construction. The station serves rail freight and...
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19.04.2021
Container Market Demonstrates Intensive Growth – FESCO
Railway container traffic in Russia grew by 16.5% year-on-year up to 5.8 mn TEU during 2020, FESCO President Arkady Korostelev said speaking at the conference Development of cargo transportation in...
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16.04.2021
Shakhtersk Handles First Capesize Bulker
The port of Shakhtersk on Sakhalin Island has handled its first Capesize bulker. The Marshall Islands flagged 206,000 dwt 300 m LOA “Mineral Yang Fan” has become the largest vessel...
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16.04.2021
Container Traffic via Baltic Basin Ports in March 2021 Down 3.9%
The article is based on SeaNews PORTSTAT online service (available for SeaNews subsribers). Demo Subscribe According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput via the Baltic basin...
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16.04.2021
Freight Rates from Novorossiysk, Week 15, 2021
On week 15, a slight decline in grain cargo can be noted in the Black Sea deep-sea market. Charterers are in no hurry to conclude contracts and ship grain, as...
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16.04.2021
Azov and Caspian Freight Market, Week 15, 2021
On week 15, freight rates in the Sea of Azov region remain on the previous week’s level. Thus, the rate for a 3K parcel of wheat from the Sea of...
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16.04.2021
FESCO and Globus to Carry Sawn Goods to China in Containers
FESCO and Globus have agreed to develop containerized transportation of sawn goods to China from the Russian Far East and Siberia. The companies will develop FESCO-operated services from Krasnoyarsk and...
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15.04.2021
Russian Ports’ Throughput in March 2021: Grain Down
The article is based on SeaNews PORTSTAT online service (available for SeaNews subsribers). Demo Subscribe According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total cargo throughput of the Russian sea...
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15.04.2021
Freight Rates from Ust-Luga, Week 15, 2021
There is a slight increase in freight rates for the ports of ARAG and the UK in the short see market in the Baltic region. Despite the holidays last week,...
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15.04.2021
Major Players Loosing Container Market Share
The Russian container market is expected to grow by some 12% year-on-year in 2021 and by 10% in 2022, FESCO VP German Maslov shared forecasts speaking at TransRussia 2021 exhibition...
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15.04.2021
Oboronlogistics Delivers Cargo for Arctic Aerodrome
“Sparta III”, the largest vessel operated by Oboronlogistics, has delivered cargo from Murmansk to Alexandra Land in the Franz Josef Land archipelago in the Russian Arctic. The transit time made...
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15.04.2021
FESCO to Buy Ships and Terminals
FESCO intends to acquire six vessels in 2021, Group’s VP German Maslob told speaking at TransRussia 2021 exhibition in Moscow. The new fleet is planned to be deployed in international...
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14.04.2021
Baltic Stevedore Company Sets Record
Baltic Stevedore Company, a container assets of Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Group operating in Kaliningrad, set a record handling 70.4 thousand TEU in Q1 2021, up 80% year-on-year. The forecast...
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14.04.2021
Container Traffic via Russian Ports Up 5.2% in March 2021
The article is based on SeaNews PORTSTAT online service (available for SeaNews subsribers). Demo Subscribe According to SeaNews PORTSTAT analytic online service, the total container throughput of all the Russian...
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14.04.2021
BAM and TransSiberian Railway Modernization Enters New Stage
Russian Railways are embarking on the second stage of BAM and TransSiberian Railway modernization project. According to the state railway monopoly, construction and overhaul works are starting at thirty priority...
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14.04.2021
Zvezda Starts Building Third LNG Tanker for Arctic LNG 2
Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex has started building a third Arc7 LNG tankers for Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 project. The project is financed by VEB.RF bank. Zvezda has contracts with VEB.RF for...
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14.04.2021
FESCO Delivers First Intermodal Fish Shipment from Russia to Germany
FESCO Group has announced delivering the first shipment of fish products in reefer containers from Vladivostok to Germany via St. Petersburg using the TransSiberian Railway. 49 40’ units laden with...
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14.04.2021
Putting the spotlight on seafarer mental health
The Maritime Standard focussed on the crucial and increasingly pressing issue of seafarer mental health at its latest Covid-19: A Leadership Perspective webinar held on April 7th. The event featured...
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13.04.2021
First Chinese Container Line Offers Regular Calls at Vladivostok
China’s Huaxin Container Lines has started a regular container service to Pacific Logistic container terminal in Vladiivostok making a first call with the m/v “Trawind Accord”. According to Pacific Logistic,...
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13.04.2021
Maersk Expands AE19 Transcontinental Service Frequency
Maersk increased the frequency of its AE19 transcontinental service between Asia and Europe in the eastward direction to weekly as of April 6. The service frequency in the westward direction...
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