FESCO new vessel starts working on a regular service among the ports of China and Far East of Russia

FESCO new vessel starts working on a regular service among the ports of China and Far East of Russia

FESCO Transportation Group (FESCO) sets up a new vessel to operate on a regular service FESCO China Direct Line (FCDL), connecting the ports of China and Russian Far East. On February 14, 2019 the container ship FESCO …
Feb 20, 2019 /  Vessels
Milaha launches new Black Sea Express service as the first service in Europe

Milaha launches new Black Sea Express service as the first service in Europe

Milaha has announced the launch of its new Black Sea Express Service (BSX), a direct container feeder route linking Greece, Turkey, Georgia and Russia. The new feeder service marks Milaha’s first European service …
Feb 4, 2019 /  Curious
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
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin signed a law on ROSATOM’s powers in Northern Sea Route development

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin signed a law on ROSATOM’s powers in Northern Sea Route development

President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed a law defining powers of ROSATOM in development and functioning of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) and adjacent territories. The document is published on the official website of …
Jan 4, 2019 /  Vessels
MAN Wins Propulsion System Order for Impressive Trawlers

MAN Wins Propulsion System Order for Impressive Trawlers

Order for largest factory vessels in a generation includes main and auxiliary engines, and propellers MAN Energy Solutions has won the contract to supply the propulsion system for 7 × 109-metre Russian factory …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Curious
NOVATEK Signed Agreement with the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Development of the Far East and the Government of Kamchatka Territory

NOVATEK Signed Agreement with the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Development of the Far East and the Government of Kamchatka Territory

Monday (Sept 10), at the Eastern Economic Forum, PAO NOVATEK (NOVATEK), the Ministry of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East and the Government of the Kamchatka Territory signed an agreement of …
Sep 11, 2018 /  Vessels
Russia Announces 25-ship Mediterranean Sea Drill

Russia Announces 25-ship Mediterranean Sea Drill

Just days after media reports on Russia’s naval buildup in the Mediterranean Sea first emerged, the country’s defense ministry on Thursday announced a large-scale drill in the Mediterranean. Prior to the …
Aug 30, 2018 /  Curious
Passenger Ship Runs Aground in the Arctic

Passenger Ship Runs Aground in the Arctic

A Russian-flagged passenger vessel that went aground in the Canadian Arctic last week has been refloated and is in stable condition. The 117-meter, 6,230 gt polar expedition cruise ship Akademik Ioffe had about 160 …
Aug 29, 2018 /  Accidents
Russian Ship Detained in Port Elizabeth for Cargo of Illicit Arms

Russian Ship Detained in Port Elizabeth for Cargo of Illicit Arms

South African police have detained the Russian-owned freighter Lada after a tip-off about an allegedly illegal cargo of weaponry on board.  According to South African port operator Transnet, …
Aug 24, 2018 /  Curious
U.S. Blacklists Russian Ships, Owners for Trading with North Korea

U.S. Blacklists Russian Ships, Owners for Trading with North Korea

The U.S. has sanctioned six ships and two Russian shipping companies, Primorye and Gudzon, for engaging in ship-to-ship transfers with North Korean-flagged ships, opposing international sanctions against …
Aug 22, 2018 /  Curious