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
FESCO fleet began supplying of goods to northern Russia

FESCO fleet began supplying of goods to northern Russia

FESCO vessels have started annual transportation of cargoes to the Far North under the Northern Supply Haul. FESCO ice-class vessels are to deliver vital goods to Northern Territories of Russia – the ports of …
Jun 14, 2018 /  Curious
FESCO reduces delivery time from Republic of Korea to Russia from 23 to 15 days

FESCO reduces delivery time from Republic of Korea to Russia from 23 to 15 days

FESCO Transportation Group (FESCO) launches project “From Pusan to Moscow in 15 days”, another initiative aimed to reduce delivery time from Asia to Russia via the Far East. Test shipment was successfully …
May 21, 2018 /  Vessels