• New submarine has been transferred to the Russian Federation navy ownership
    The President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, the Minister of De- fense of the Russian Federation Anatoly Serdukov, the Navy Commander in Chief Vladimir Vysotsky, Director – General Designer of FSUE “SPMDB Malachite” Vladimir Pyalov, the President of the Joint Shipbuilding Corporation Roman Trotsenko were at the ceremony.
  • World’s first floating power unit launched
    Nuclear industry is ready to kick-start production of floating nuclear heat and power plants (FNHPP) in a number of modifications with reactors of 10 to 300 MW. This was said by Sergey Kirienko, Di- rector General of the State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom, during a ceremony to launch Akademik Lomonosov, the world’s first floating power unit (FPU), at the Baltyskiy shipyard, St. Petersburg, June 30. He also said he expected small nuclear power plants that would not rely on well-developed grid facilities to take over up to 20% of the NPP construction market.
  • Fire-resistant decorative panel FIPRO - beautiful fire protection!
  • Principles for creating a new generation of Russian supply vessels for rescue work in ice conditions
  • Kobelt Manufacturing – more than 45 years on the market of steering gears
    Kobelt is a premier manufacturer of quality marine engine controls, electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic steering, shaft brakes, deck machinery controls and industrial disc brakes used around the globe in all sizes of pleasure craft, work boats, public service vessels, oil rigs, wind turbines, aerospace and mining industries since 1962.


  • Drinking seawater
    How much energy does it take to make drinkable freshwater from seawater? With Alfa Laval’s AQUA freshwater generator, it takes 50% less electrical energy and much less space than comparable generators.
  • Cargotec delivers on innovation promises
    This year has seen Cargotec launch two new MacGregor crane products: the first is its next-generation of electrically-driven cranes, and the second is a heavy-duty workhorse with a 50-tonne lift.
  • Sovcomflot keeps expanding its presence in the Aframax tankers sector
    On 6 July 2010, SCF Group added a modern and technologically advanced large-capacity Aframax tanker to its fleet. The vessel was named ”Olympiysky Prospect”.
  • SC "Western Shipyard" constructed a gas-powered ferry
    The subsidiary company of SC „Western Shipyard“ (WS) ISC „Western Shipbuilding Yard“ (WSY) finished the construction of a gas – powered ferry +1A1 class. It is the 22nd ferry constructed in the Western Shipyard.
  • Wärtsilä wins major order for 34 sets of Slow Steaming Upgrade Kit from A.P. Moller
    Slow steaming has become a recognized means of operating in order to reduce fuel consumption. These cost savings can be further enhanced through the fitting of the Wärtsilä Slow Steaming Upgrade Kit, which enhances the benefit of running at continuous low load.


  • The third berth has been built in the cargo port of Sochi
  • Results of Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum 2010
  • International Transport Forum
  • Port news

Ocean and shelf exploration

  • On signing agreements between Vnesheconombank, OJSC VEB-Leasing and OJSC Sovcomflot
    June 19, 2010 – In the course of the 14th Petersburg International Economic Forum, State Corporation “Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)“, OJSC VEB-Leasing and OJSC Sovcomflot signe.
  • LUKOIL conducts oil spill response exercise in the Caspian Sea
    16.06.2010 LUKOIL participated in an international exercise in the Caspian Sea aimed at the offshore emergency response and containment of possible oil spills in the northern Caspian Sea.
  • Arctic Voyage of SCF Baltica
    On 14 August 2010 the ice-class tanker SCF Baltica, owned by SCF Group, began her Arctic voyage along the Northern Sea Route (NSR). The voyage is unique because it is the first time an Aframax tanker of more than 100,000 dwt is navigating along the NSR shipping lane.

Technologies. Books. Exhibitions

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

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