• Multipurpose dry-cargo ship "Caspian Express
    Until 2004, in practice of domestic design and construction of vessels there wasn't inshore ships widespread in Europe, so-called coaster, with an estimated length of not more than 85 meters (without lifeboats).
  • Tanker "Kirill Lavrov" has been launched
    The launching and naming ceremony for new tanker Kirill Lavrov, another ship in the series of Arctic shuttle tankers of 70,000 tonnes dwt ordered by SCF Group from the shipbuilders of St.Petersburg, took place at the Admiralty Shipyards on 18 December 2009. For the first time such unique high-tech vessels are being constructed at Russia’s shipbuilding yards. Arctic shuttle tankers have been specially designed to transport oil by sea Russia’s offshore oil fields in the Arctic.
  • Konstantin Shumilin: "We can lose the domestic market"
    Russian ship fittings manufacturers may lose product market, if they will not abandon the policy of unjustified price increases. Konstantin Shumilin, General Director of "Tritment" company, convinces.
  • Diesel-generators of Lindenberg Anlagen
    Lindenberg-Anlagen company traces its history from the middle of last century. Starting with a small production of industrial diesel generators and diesel pumps to meet local needs, after 50 years the company has grown into one of European leading manufacturers of diesel and gas generators.
  • OJSC "Armalit-1" opened new mechanical assembly line
    Recent advances in the field of machining metal were presented on Feb. 25, 2010 at a gala opening of assembly line.


  • Sovcomflot Strategy for 2010-2015 approved by the board of directors
    The Sovcomflot (SCF Group) Board of Directors at a regular meeting on 18 December 2009 considered the results of the implementation of the Principal Directions of Sovcomflot's Development for the period of 2004-2009 and approved the SCF Group's Strategy for 2010-2015.
  • Tanker SCF Surgut accepted for operation
    On 2 December 2009 the fleet of SCF Group was expanded with the delivery of SCF Surgut, a modern high-tech large tanker of Suezmax type.
  • Wärtsilä and Neste Oil sign maintenance agreement
    Wärtsilä, the marine industry's leading ship power system integrator, 11.02.2010 has signed a five-year maintenance agreement with Finnish Neste Oil.


  • Cargo turnover of Russian sea ports in 2009
  • Port news
  • The cooperation agreement between FSUE "Rosmorport" and OAO "LUKoiL" was signed

Ocean and shelf exploration

  • Nord Stream to Share its Survey Database
    Helsinki, Finland, 10 February 2010. At the Baltic Sea Action Summit in Helsinki today, Nord Stream took a further concrete step in line with its firm commitment to preserve the Baltic Sea. Nord Stream decided to establish a new Data and Information Fund to utilise its extensive knowledge and survey data for further research and preservation of the Baltic Sea. Nord Stream will share the valu- able knowledge which it has gathered over several years for the purposes of preparing and submitting the relevant documentation in pursuit of corresponding permits for the construction and operation of the natural gas pipelines through the Baltic Sea.
  • Arctic shipping: knowledge, experience, responsibility
  • Eni Norge awards Goliat FPSO
    Hyundai Heavy Industries has announced its success in the tender to build the floating, production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) of the Goliat Project. The tender for the Goliat FPSO was initially floated by Eni Norge AS (Eni) in June 2009.

Technologies. Books. Exhibitions

  • Man – Sea – Technology
    International news and innovations. Author's topic of Valentin Mitrofanov

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