Customs procedures onboard a vessel take 96 minutes on the average – RF FCS
In the first quarter of 2013, customs procedures onboard a vessel took 96 minutes on the average
Primorsk Territory authorities and SBU sign agreement on construction of new port in Sukhodol Bay
Administration of Primorsk Territory and Joint Stock Holding Company Siberian Business Union (SBU) have signed an agreement on cooperation in implementation of a project on construction of a new marine coal terminal with the capacity of 20 mln tonnes in Shkotovsky district, Sukhodol Bay, says pc of the territory administration.
Russian President inks amendments to the law on sea ports and transport safety
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed amendments to the Federal Law "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation," the Kremlin press office said.
BoD of Far Eastern Shipping Company drops a plan of purchasing NCC and 20% of NCSP
The Board of Directors of Far Eastern Shipping Company OJSC has dropped its plans to purchase National Container Company and 20% of shares at Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port OJSC, the company says.
Port of Rotterdam throughput decreased 0.9% in H1 2013
Throughput in the port of Rotterdam in the first half of the year decreased by 0.9% compared to the first half of 2012. This was primarily caused by a reduction in the shipment of crude oil. Other sectors were unable to offset this reduction, said in the port's press release.
Baltic Dry Index up to 930 points
On March 21, 2013, the Baltic Dry Index climbed to 930 points, up 7 points (0.76%) against the level of March 20.
Top global container ports with the greatest potential for development
Shanghai International Shipping Service Center ranks top 100 container terminals of 2012 with the greatest potential for development.
MHI, Hakata Shipbuilding Receive First Order for New Container Carrier (Japan)
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Hakata Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., of Imabari, Ehime Prefecture, have agreed to collaborate in the joint development of a 1,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) container carrier.
First Giant Cranes Arrive at London Gateway
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, was called on to act as agent for the arrival of the first giant cranes at the UK’s new global container port
First Triple-E Class Vessel Launched
The first Triple-E class vessel was launched at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Okpo Shipyard on February 27, 2013.
Baltic Dry Index up to 740 points
On February 22, 2013, the Baltic Dry Index climbed to 740 points, up 3 points (0.41%) against the level of February 21.
Maersk CEO Comments on Annual Result 2012
“We are satisfied with our result for the year. After a difficult start, Maersk Line improved its performance and the Group achieved a result above last year’s, both in terms of net result and in underlying performance.
Ventspils nafta termināls posts 2012 profit of LVL 10.44 mln
The profit of “Ventspils nafta termināls” (VNT), “Ventspils nafta” Group’s subsidiary, was 10.44 million lats in 2012 according to unaudited financial statements of the company.
World Seaborne Trade Reaches Record High 8.7 Bln Tons
World seaborne trade – a measure of demand for shipping, port and logistics services – climbed by 4 per cent in 2011, reaching a record high of 8.7 billion tons, UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport 2012 reveals.
Sharing cargo space can reduce healthcare costs
Freight forwarder and logistics company Panalpina says its customers in the healthcare industry could make significant cost savings in their supply chains by working together, such as by sharing transport space.
China Shipping Tankers Gets New Addition in Its Fleet
On the afternoon of Sept. 21, a delivery ceremony was held for the HUA CHI, a 48K class crude and product tanker built by Guangzhou Shipbuilding International.
MOL Launches Vessel Safety Campaign
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced the launch of a campaign targeting all MOL-operated vessels, starting on October 1.
Rotterdam World Gateway goes remote
The new Maasvlakte II terminal operated by the DP World will, like its neighbour APM Terminals, operate its STS cranes with ABB remote control technology
UCL in Asset Restructure
UCL Holding is restructuring is assets by segment principle. The management company has established a Netherlands registered sub-holding UCL Rail to consolidate the groups rail assets.