• ZNT yard: One hundred years in shipbuilding
  • Kronshtadt company sums up the results for the 20th anniversary of Neva exhibition
  • Innovative complex solutions for arrangement of dwelling and service spaces under the Navy's orders
  • GEA Mashimpeks: Complex solutions for ship modernization
  • Treatment: Dynamic development, reliability, quality
  • Renewed line of multi-purpose dry cargo ships and coasters by the Marine Engineering Bureau
  • Tognum and Russian Transmashholding set up joint venture
    Friedrichshafen/Saint Petersburg, 17 June 2011. The specialist for propulsion and power solutions Tognum and Russia’s leading rolling stock producer Transmashholding (TMH) signed an agreement to set up a joint venture in Russia for the development and production of high-performance diesel engines. Sergei Iwanow, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, took part in the signing ceremony, which was held during the International Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg.
  • Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System BNWAS BW-707


  • Logical extension of the partnership
    On 17 June 2011 at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Sovcomflot - the largest operator of iceclass LNG tankers - signed a contract with Gazprom Global LNG Limited (GGLNG), a subsidiary of Gazprom, for the long-term time charter of two ultra-modern ice-class LNG-carriers. The long-term time charter provides for a minimum of 15 years’ employment for both vessels each of nearly 170,000 cubic meters cargo capacity.
  • Alfa Laval: World ocean conservation
  • Marine Technical Center: New trends of navigation safety
    Since its inception in 2007, «Marine Technical Center» LLC today became the leader in Russian market in providing very quick and quality services for our Customers.
  • Navis company: New technologies for domestic fleet
  • ARI-Armaturen equipment: all from one source
  • RM-Steel: A new life of the rolling mill at Turbine Blade Works
  • Application of special polymeric materials during installation of marine machinery and equipment


  • Kronshtadt company has equipped the Marine Facade with extendible mobile stairways
  • Port news
  • Russia’s transport: Under the integration sign

Ocean and shelf exploration

  • NE for development of the Arctic shelf
    NE Open Joint Stock Company (St.Petersburg) continues to provide vigorous activities in the development of modern samples of marine power distribution equipment. The enterprise is carrying out a wide range of experimental design activities aimed at the creation of ship electric power systems within the frame of federal target programs that have been worked out taking the necessity for active development of the Arctic shelf in the nearest future into consideration.
  • Six major offshore wind energy players team up for an ambitious industrial project for France
    The French government announced July 11 the launch of a EUR10 billion tender offer to build five offshore wind farms, in a bid to muscle up the country’s renewable energy industry and reduce its longstanding reliance on atomic power. The wind farms, which will comprise some 1,200 wind turbines off the west coast of France, should generate 3.5% of the country’s energy output, the French ecology and industry ministries said in a joint statement. The farms will come online between 2015 and 2020.
  • The risk-based approach to Polar Code
    Growing shipping activity in Polar waters, whether driven by tourism, cargo operations or oil exploration has become one of the most significant trends in ship safety over recent years.

International maritime news

  • A Step-Change for Multiphase Flow Assurance as KOGT Releases LedaFlow
  • Stena Line, First in the World With Wind Power Onboard a Ferry
  • AHTS Skandi Skansen’s Naming Ceremony
  • Hybrid Car Carrier launch scheduled for June 2012
  • WL Ross, First Reserve and Other World-Class Institutional Investors Commit Approximately US$1 Billion in Equity to Diamond S Shipping Group
  • Jack-Up Barge Signs Charter Agreement with BARD Group

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