2020 June 26
‘Black swan’ of maritime communication market
It can be exceptionally challenging for Russian ship owners to ensure high quality internet and communication on civil ships - the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic is aggravated by equipment imports restrictions imposed by the Ministry for Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media.
2020 June 23
Battery powered ships – the future of shipping?
Global shipbuilding development is currently determined by economic efficiency of construction and operation as well as consistently toughening environmental requirements. Apart from LNG, the most promising segment is electric propulsion.
2020 June 16
Professionalism, reliability and accuracy: POT’s 25th anniversary
Petersburg Oil Terminal, one of the best-known stevedoring companies in the city, celebrates its 25th anniversary. Today, it is among the most advanced and environmentally friendly terminals of the port.
2020 June 11
Interview with Vladimir Maizus, General Director of Onezhsky Shipyard
In his interview with IAA PortNews, Vladimir Maizus, General Director of Onezhsky Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Yard which has recently laid down the lead crab catcher for a Russian customer, tells about the shipyard’s order portfolio, modernization and construction of fishing ships.
2020 June 10
Vyborg Shipyard head Aleksandr Solovyov: “We count on signing of new contracts”
In his interview with IAA PortNews, Aleksandr Solovyov, General Director of Vyborg Shipyard, told about the company’s backlog of orders, causes of delay in construction of fishing ships and degree of their local content.
2020 June 5
Fish shipping by the Northern Sea Route: prospects and challenges
Following Vladimir Putin’s statement of the necessity to establish regular transportation of fish products by the Northern Sea Route, Rosatom, Rosrybolovstvo and fishing companies outlined the conditions under which a regular fish line would be efficient in the Arctic.
2020 June 4
Aleksey Tarazanov: “Our segment features the most transparent and fair competition”
Azov-Black Sea region plays a significant role in Russia’s foreign trade. In his interview with IAA PortNews, Aleksey Tarazanov, head of Turkish shipping company Marlin Shipmanagement, tells about operation of river/sea going ships in the region, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and toughening of environmental requirements on ship fuel as well as the prospects of fleet renovation and autonomization.
2020 May 25
Russian autonomous ships to be serviced by “maritime special forces”
Experts and participants of the trial project on unmanned navigation in the Russian Federation aimed at widespread deployment of autonomous ships under the flag of Russia told about the project advancement at the dedicated videoconference “Autonomous ships – progress or blind lane?” organized by PortNews Media Group.
2020 May 20
RF Government scraps Russia’s Deepwater System project
Russian Government has actually scrapped the Nizhegorodsky hydrosystem project, a milestone Russia’s river shipping development, having declared the need for additional modelling and consideration of alternatives. However, the modelling has already been conducted and according to its findings, this project has no alternatives.
2020 May 13
Stevedores are eligible for rent reduction and deferral
RF Ministry of Transport has backed the proposal of the business community to include seaborne passenger transport, stevedores and associated businesses into the list of sectors most affected by the pandemic. Stevedores are also eligible for rent reduction and deferral.
2020 July 3
Chukoka’s all ports on Bering Sea handle cargo for coming winter
Ports Egvenkinota and Provideniya have received first vessels, which delivered to Chukotka food and equipment for the coming winterChukoka’s all ports on Bering Sea handle cargo for coming winter
Nord Stream 2 Could Sever Transatlantic Ties
Considering this an instance of illegal American extraterritoriality, the German government now plans to make the EU retaliate against the U.S. TrumpNord Stream 2 Could Sever Transatlantic Ties
US Strategic Partners Urge More Attention to Black Sea
Top diplomats from Ukraine, Georgia and Romania are urging the United States and NATO to step up their presence in the Black Sea region to discourage Moscow from advancing its aggressive agendaUS Strategic Partners Urge More Attention to Black Sea
Russian state-owned United Shipbuilding top contender for Reliance Group’s Pipavav shipyard
The original deadline set by a group of lenders led by State Bank of India for the EoI had ended on June 27 with five entities submitting bidsRussian state-owned United Shipbuilding top contender for Reliance Group’s Pipavav shipyard
16 COVID-19 cases found from Russia-flagged ship in S.Korean port
Sixteen COVID-19 cases were found from a Russia-flagged ship docked in a southeastern port of South Korea...16 COVID-19 cases found from Russia-flagged ship in S.Korean port
Russia ships nuclear power equipment for units 3,4 at Kudankulam
Global nuclear power major Russia’s Rosatom on Friday said the ship with equipment for two 1,000 MW atomic power plants coming up in Tamil Nadu has left the Saint Petersburg port for India...Russia ships nuclear power equipment for units 3,4 at Kudankulam