• Dry cargo vessels «Chelsea» type of «Volgo-Don max» class
    December 17, 2008. Kherson Shipbuilding Plant launched its first carrier ship «Chelsea-1». This multi-purpose dry cargo motorship has deadweight of 6135 tons (draft RSD11). Construction of a series «Chelsea» vessels is carried out by Concord Shipbuilding Corp at the Kherson Shipyard for orders Black Sea Shipping Management company. The project is designed by Maritime Engineering Bureau (Odessa), in close cooperation with Concord Shipbuilding Corp specialists.
  • MARINE TECHNICS: new diesel engine MAN V12-1800
    How to impress the owner of the yacht? – Show him exciting performance and greater comfort. MAN Nutzfahrzeuge presents new original propulsion module for your yacht.
  • R&M Ship Technologies Russia: Innovative system for maritime lightweight construction
    Designers of ships, yachts and shipbuilding plants have been working for many years on concepts that will make the yachts and military vessels safer and more effective. Emphasis is placed primarily on optimization of hull forms and propulsion modules, as well as the innovation development of ship interiors.
  • Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard signed a contract with Kazmortransflof for construction of three tankers
    April, 20, 2009. Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard and Kazmortransflof signed a contract for construction of three tankers of 13,000 DWT . According to the contract the delivery date of first tanker is September, 2009, the second – May, 2010, third – August, 2010.
  • Denmark-Russia: cooperation in the maritime industry
    Denmark-Russia Marine was established in 2008 with the purpose of helping Danish maritime companies and the Russian shipbuilding industry to develop a mutual co-operation. During the project a delegation visit will be arranged where Danish and Russian companies will participate in workshops and discuss possibilities of a long-term co-operation.
  • OPK signs Memorandum with Japanese leading companies on shipbuilding and shipping
    April 27, 2009 United Industrial Corporation (OPK) and Japanese leading shipbuilding and shipping companies – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, signed Memorandum of Understanding for business cooperation.
  • The first floating nuclear power plant is set in by OPK’s shipyards
    On May, 18, 2009 on Baltiysky Zavod, a part of United Industrial Corporation (OPK) the floating nuclear power unit for FNPP was set in.
  • Control systems and electric equipment for ships being built or modernized
    One of the main requirements for the construction of ship control systems and electrical equipment is the availability of hardware components with high reliability.


  • Implementation of e-Navigation conception – new level of shipping safety
    Interview with Valery Golovko, Director General of the Sea Department of JSC «Transas».
  • FESCO receives its biggest ever containership
    A ceremony held on the 3rd of April at the Stocznia Szczecinska Nowa Docks in Poland marked the delivery of the new container ship B-178 FESCO DIOMID.
  • Novoship’s new tanker NS Arctic delivered
    On 4 May 2009 the delivery ceremony of the product carrier NS Arctic ordered by JSC Novoship (Novorossiysk Shipping Company) took place at Hyundai Heavy Industries Со., Ltd., Korea.
  • Ice Navigation – Art or Craft?
    Ice navigation is not a lost craft, but teaching of navigation in ice-covered waters is a lost tradition.
  • Tankers plus bulker
    PRISCO fleet was renewed by three new vessels. One of them is the first in the company's history bulker «PRISCO Abakan».


  • Reliable Railway
    Railways play an important role in the transport system of Russia.
  • North-Western Shipping Company carries equipment for Russian power plants
  • Massive gas turbine Siemens – from Germany to Singapore
    Hamburg, May 8, 2009. The second largest gas turbine ever manufactured by Siemens was recently loaded onto the breakbulk vessel Rickmers Jakarta at the Wallmann-Terminal in Hamburg for shipment to Singapore. Weighing 310 tonnes, the turbine is able to generate electricity in an extremely efficient and therefore environmentally friendly manner. It is to be installed in a new gas and steam turbine power station in the island state, which is due to start operations in 2010 and can claim an energy efficiency of 80 per cent.
  • STS Logistics opened new representative office in Kazakhstan
  • NUTEP received new equipment
    A new Post-Panamax ship-to-shore (STS) container crane produced by Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. was delivered to NUTEP terminal (a joint venture of NCC and the Delo group).

Ocean and shelf exploration

  • Alfa Laval: oil at great depths
    Massive Alfa Laval plate heat exchangers, diesel purifiers and desalination equipment are helping Petrobras, Brazil’s national oil company, recover oil from ocean depths only Jules Verne could imagine.
  • First tug to support tankers in Kola Bay delivered to SCF Group
    March 11, 2009. The naming ceremony for Kapitan Avdyukov, a new tug ordered by the Sovcomflot (SCF) Group, took place on 10 March 2009. The vessel forms part of Sovcomflot Group's strategy to develop its terminals management business. This envisages, in particular, providing port, salvage and environmental protection vessels to build up the existing capabilities of Russia's oil trans-shipment ports and improve their quality of service.
  • LUKOIL assembles topside on jacket at Yu. Korchagin field
    May 25, 2009. LUKOIL has successfully completed transportation and assembly operations aimed at mounting topside on the jacket of the offshore ice-resistant stationary platform (IRP-2), which is part of the construction facilities at Yu. Korchagin field located in the Caspian Sea.

Technologies. Books. Exhibitions

  • Man – Sea – Technology
    International news and innovations

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