Russia's first floating storage and regasification unit at the Kaliningrad province starts up

Russia's first floating storage and regasification unit at the Kaliningrad province starts up

Vladimir Putin visited the Kaliningrad underground gas storage facility and took part in the launch of a gas-receiving terminal and a floating storage regasification platform via videoconference. Caption: Launch …
Jan 9, 2019 /  Vessels
Icebreaker Andrey Vilkitsky delivered

Icebreaker Andrey Vilkitsky delivered

On 15 December 2018, Andrey Vilkitsky arrived in St. Petersburg after completing sea trials in the Gulf of Finland. The icebreaker will soon depart for the Gulf of Ob in the Russian Arctic and join her sister ship, …
Dec 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Pioneering Spirit pipelaying vessel completed the construction of the offshore section of the TurkStream gas pipeline in the Black Sea  

Pioneering Spirit pipelaying vessel completed the construction of the offshore section of the TurkStream gas pipeline in the Black Sea  

Monday (Nov 19), the Pioneering Spirit pipelaying vessel completed the construction of the offshore section of the TurkStream gas pipeline in the Black Sea. Caption: Pioneering Spirit pipelaying …
Nov 20, 2018 /  Curious
North-Western Shipping Company performs unique delivery of equipment to Omsk Refinery

North-Western Shipping Company performs unique delivery of equipment to Omsk Refinery

Between June and October 2018, Volgo-Baltic Logistic (VBL), a subsidiary of North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC, part of UCL Holding), performed a unique transportation of oversize equipment intended for modernization …
Nov 8, 2018 /  Curious
SSС Zvezda to supply Gazprom with four vessels for offshore operations

SSС Zvezda to supply Gazprom with four vessels for offshore operations

Gazprom and the Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex (SSС Zvezda) signed in St. Petersburg the construction contracts for four vessels. The signing took place at the Offshore Marintec Russia 2018 International Specialized …
Oct 9, 2018 /  Curious
German heavy lift expert Combi Lift completes first project phase well ahead of schedule

German heavy lift expert Combi Lift completes first project phase well ahead of schedule

German heavy lift expert Combi Lift has successfully completed the first phase of the Gazprom Amur Gas Processing Plant Project in Russia. The last cargo was delivered to Svobodny one month before the last contractual …
Sep 25, 2018 /  Curious
Gazprom and Mitsui sign Memorandum of Understanding on Baltic LNG project

Gazprom and Mitsui sign Memorandum of Understanding on Baltic LNG project

A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Masami Iijima, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., took place Wednesday at the 4th Eastern Economic …
Sep 14, 2018 /  Curious
Offshore pipelay vessel Solitaire starts the pipelay for the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline in the Gulf of Finland

Offshore pipelay vessel Solitaire starts the pipelay for the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline in the Gulf of Finland

The offshore pipelay vessel Solitaire started Wednesday (Sept 05) at 13:25 CET the pipelay for the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline in the Gulf of Finland. Before the start of pipelay, the vessel was equipped and …
Sep 10, 2018 /  Vessels
LNG carrier Pskov loads first cargo from Yamal LNG second train

LNG carrier Pskov loads first cargo from Yamal LNG second train

On 9 August 2018, the liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier Pskov completed loading at the Port of Sabetta (YNAD), with the first cargo of LNG produced from the second high-tech production line at the Yamal LNG plant. …
Aug 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Gazprom Neft’s new Arctic flagship heads towards icy waters

Gazprom Neft’s new Arctic flagship heads towards icy waters

It is as efficient as a nuclear-powered icebreaker, says the oil company Gazprom Neft as it raises the flag on its new vessel. The “Aleksandr Sannikov” is 121 meter long and able to break through …
Jul 4, 2018 /  Vessels