Synopsis

Shipbuilding

  • ZNT Yard. For shipping providing
  • Steerprop Ltd. to deliver main propulsion to an Italian-built passenger ferry
    Steerprop Ltd. has been contracted to deliver main propulsion system to a passenger ferry due to be built for Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ) by the Italian Fincantieri. The contract represents an important step for Steerprop Ltd. in delivering more powerful main propulsion to passenger vessels than before.
  • Mixed-navigation cargo ships in Russian economy of the XXI century
  • Platform service vessel FAR SOLITAIRE elected Ship of the Year 2012
    Built by STX OSV Langsten for owners Farstad Shipping ASA, the unique offshore platform service vessel FAR SOLITAIRE was declared Ship of the Year 2012 by Norwegian State Secretary of Trade and Industry.
  • Kherson Shipyard has launched the first complete tanker
    On October 19 a.c. a launching ceremony of a RST27 Project Tanker Product-Carrier took place at Kherson Shipyard (KSY. Kherson city, Ukraine), forming part of Shipbuilding Division of Smart Holding – Smart Marine Group. This is the first of complete series vessels, built at the shipyard within the framework of the Contract with SVL Company Group (Malta). The Contract Total Cost is over USD 50 mln.
  • Russian speed fleet modernization: problems and solutions

Shipping

  • Novatek and Rosatom enter into cooperation agreement
    Moscow, 12 November 2012. OAO NOVATEK announced that the Chairman of NOVATEK’s Management Board, Leonid Mikhelson, and the General Director of the State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM, Sergey Kirienko, have signed a General Cooperation Agreement.
  • Group Technology Centre announced in Singapore with A*STAR
    Lloyd’s Register has established a world-class Group Technology Centre (GTC) in Singapore to deliver innovation and solutions to the energy and maritime sectors. It has also reached an agreement with the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) to collaborate on R&D projects as a key part of the centre’s activities.
  • Port of Tallinn signed the purchasing deal for icebreaker MSV Botnica

Ports

  • GE and Joint Venture Partners Celebrate Groundbreaking for 6FA Gas Turbine Facility in Russia
    GE and two Russian joint venture partners, INTER RAO UES and United Engine Corporation held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Russian Gas Turbines LLC Manufacturing Facility.
  • Gazprom and Summa Group to develop global market of LNG as bunker fuel for marine vessels
    September, 20, 2012 - the Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Alexander Vinokurov, President of Summa Group.
  • North Rhine-Westphalia opens representative office in Russia
    North Rhine- Westphalia, Germany's economically most important federal state, is intensifying its relations with Russia. 2 October 2012, Dr. Günther Horzetzky, State Secretary in the NRW Ministry of Economic Affairs, and Professor Alexander Prochorenko, Chairman of the Committee for External Relations of the St. Petersburg city government, opened the new North Rhine-Westphalian representation in Russia: NRW.INVEST Russia.
  • Port news

Ocean and shelf exploration

  • Hotchya Marine Design. New technical capabilities to explore the Arctic
    In the second half of the XXI century, the reserves of oil and gas in such traditional production regions as the Persian Gulf, the Middle East and Siberia will be depleted. And the demand for energy resources will increase many times. The development of the hydrocarbon riches of the Arctic is the only opportunity to resolve the energy problem of humankind.
  • We Deliver: Nord Stream’s Twin Pipelines Come On Stream
    Just 30 months after the start of construction of its first pipeline, Nord Stream’s twin pipeline system came on stream today, on schedule and on budget. International specialists worked around the clock under the most challenging conditions to construct the pipelines with a total weight of 4 million tonnes.


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