Synopsis

Shipbuilding

  • Shipbuilding development is one of the priorities of industrial policy
  • Admiralteiskie Verfi launched submarine "Krasnodar"
    Saint-Petersburg, 25.04.2015. At JSC “Admiralteiskie Verfi” took place a launching ceremony of big diesel-electric submarine “Krasnodar”. In the solemn ceremony participated commander-in-chief of Russian Navy Viktor Chirkov and vice–governor of Saint–Petersburg Sergey Movchan.
  • Tritment – complete the production chain
  • New arctic class ferries for Sakhalin
  • Shipbuilding worldwide: Facts, forecasts
    According to data obtained in the early spring of 2015, global shipyards have got orders for building more than 5 thousand ships with total deadweight 308 mio tons for total amount of $305 bln. Nearly half of all orders in terms of deadweight is concentrated at China shipyards.
  • New device for the professional fisherman: echo sounder KODEN CVS-FX1

Shipping

  • SINOPACIFIC delivers world’s first SPA150 vessel to FEMCO
    On April 28th, 2015, Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group (SINOPACIFIC) held a christening and delivery ceremony for a newly built SPA150 AHTS, constructed for the shipowner, FEMCO Group (Russia).
  • Ingosstrakh retained the lead on the marine insurance market in 2014
  • Shipping losses lowest for 10 years
    5 large ships lost worldwide in 2014, down by a third year-on-year. South China and South East Asian waters top loss hotspots. Increasing size of container ships and floating offshore facilities could cause larger losses exceeding $1 billion. Cyber risks a growing concern in shipping sector, particularly around enavigation.

Ports

  • Gazprom Neft begins construction of gas turbine power plant
    March 17, 2015 - Gazprom Neft has begun construction of a 96MW projectedcapacity gas turbine power plant (GTPP), capable of being scaled up to a total capacity of 144MW, at the Novoportovskoye field, set to become one of the largest in the Yamal Peninsula. First-phase commissioning of an initial 48MW capacity will be launched at the end of 2016.
  • APM Terminals Maasvlakte II Terminal Officially Opens
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands, April 24, 2015 - APM Terminals hosted a celebration attended by The Netherlands’ Monarch King Willem-Alexander, and 500 senior representatives from the global shipping industry and world govern ments in honor of the official opening of the new APM Terminals Maasvlakte II Rotterdam facility, the world’s most technologically advanced and envi ronmentally sustainable container terminal.
  • Port news

Ocean and shelf exploration

  • UQ scientist helps value the ocean at US$24 trillion
    A University of Queensland scientist has helped estimate the overall value of the ocean at US$24 trillion (AUD $31 trillion) to show what’s at risk without urgent conservation action. Professor Ove HoeghGuldberg, Director of the Global Change Institute, was lead author.
  • FMC Technologies and Technip to launch Forsys Subsea
    HOUSTON, March 22, 2015 - FMC Technologies, Inc. and Technip today signed an agreement to form an exclusive alliance and to launch Forsys Subsea, a 50/50 joint venture that will unite the skills and capabilities of two subsea industry leaders. This alliance will redefine the way subsea fields are designed, delivered and maintained.


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