Synopsis

Shipbuilding

  • Nevsky Shipyard celebrated 100-year anniversary
    On November 6th, 2013 Nevsky Shipyard celebrated 100 years from the date of foundation.
  • Series of multifunction salvage vessel “Spasatel Karev” type
  • Russian fleet modernization program for replacing the main engines: results and prospects of 2013

Shipping

  • Alfa Laval Aalborg KBM burner boosts boiler uptime and reduces maintenance costs
    Want a smart alternative to traditional mono-block burners that’s easy to install, easy to operate and low on maintenance? Stop searching. The Alfa Laval Aalborg KBM burner, a pressure-atomizing burner for distillate and residual marine fuels, provides ship owners, operators and yards with a good solution for Alfa Laval Aalborg OS-TCi and OC-TCi boilers. Compact and user-friendly, this cutting-edge burner boosts boiler uptime and saves on maintenance.
  • DNV GL merger approved by competition authorities
  • Maritime & Merchant - A new maritime bank aims to bridge funding gap in maritime finance market
    OSLO, 3 October, 2013: An experienced team of shipping, offshore and finance professionals are pleased to announce the intention to establish Maritime & Merchant Bank ("M&M") a niche financial institution dedicated to meeting the funding needs of owners active in the shipping and offshore industries, worldwide.

Ports

  • New Grain Terminal Construction in the Port of Odessa
    “For the purpose of consolidation of Ukraine positions as one of the greatest grain exporters in the world, the Government of Ukraine attracts investments for construction of new terminals in the ports. This enables to create new workplaces, to improve logistics, and to decrease grain losses at transshipment,” said Alexander Vilkul, Vice prime minister, in the port of Odessa at the opening ceremony of the first stage of the largest grain transshipment complex in the Black Sea r egion.
  • Port News

Ocean and shelf exploration

  • Russia's largest tanker is named Svet
    On 7 November 2013 a naming ceremony took place for Svet, the first VLCC (Very Large Crude Carrier) in the Russian merchant fleet. The 320,000 tonnes deadweight tanker was constructed at the Bohai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry shipyard (Huludao, China) and is the first in a series of vessels of this type ordered by SCF Group (Sovcomflot) for transporting large quantities of oil internationally. Currently, it is not possible to construct this class of vessels in Russia.
  • Hotchya Marine Engineering Company - general information partner of “Neva-2013”
  • Baltiysky Zavod lays down the head of the new-generation class of large nuclear-powered icebreaker
  • ABB and Statoil to develop deepwater subsea power and control technologies
    Zurich, Switzerland, September 6, 2013 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has entered a joint industry program (JIP) with the Norwegian oil and gas company, Statoil. The program will develop solutions for transmission, distribution and power conversion systems designed to power and control subsea pumps and gas compressors at depths of 3,000 meters and over vast distances. The agreement is an important step on the path to develop complete subsea oil and gas producing facilities.


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