• The Baltic Shipyard launched the world’s largest nuclear icebreaker dubbed “Arktika”
    Project 22220 nuclear icebreaker dubbed “Arktika” was launched from the Baltic Shipyard – Shipbuilding on 16 June 2016.Sponsor of the icebreaker, Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matviyenko broke a traditional bottle of champagne over the ship’s side in front of several thousand spectators, launching the world’s largest and most powerful nuclear icebreaker.
  • JSC “Admiralteiskie Verfi” launched ice-breaker “Ilya of Murom”
    At JSC “Admiralteiskie Verfi” (is included in JSC “United shipbuilding corporation”) was held a launching ceremony of ice-breaker “Ilya of Murom” of project 21180, being constructed for the purposes of Russian Navy. In the ceremonial event participated the head of technical directorate of Russian Navy rear admiral Igor Zvarich, governor of Saint-Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko and director of defense procurement department of MD of RF captain I rank Andrei Vernigora.
  • The massive construction of the “supercomplete” river-sea navigation cargo ships
  • SCHOTTEL rudder propellers on the waterways of the Russian Federation
  • New record Montecarlo - Venice
  • New product of Koden: six sonars in one unit


  • SAS Marsat-4 is in operation now
    Ceremonial opening of the satellite access station Marsat-4 (SAS Marsat-4) was held on June 2, 2016. It is Russia’s first and the world’s second SAS for a broadband network of INMARSAT global mobile satellite communications system of the forth generation intended for BGAN, FleetBroadband and SwiftBroadband services. The ceremony was attended by representatives of the federal executive authorities and organizations of the Russian Federation as well as the management of Inmarsat Global Ltd (UK) and other foreign companies.
  • ABB adds to maritime fuel saving product range with introduction of Dynamic AC concept
    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, is launching a new Dynamic AC (DAC) concept that optimizes engine speed, leading to significant fuel savings. It joins a number of established ABB products, such as Azipod propulsion and the Onboard DC Grid, which maximize energy efficiency for vessel owners.


  • Port of Lubeck and OOO LNG Gorskaya intend to establish LNG refueling facility
    In the German port of Lubeck, the Russian company will set up a floating LNG storage bunker for refueling “green” ships with liquefied gas, produced in particular in St. Petersburg at the liquefied natural gas floating facility currently under construction.
  • Port news
  • Siemens to supply compressor trains for Trans Adriatic Pipeline
    Siemens has won an order from the Trans Adriatic Pipeline consortium for six 15-megawatt SGT-400-driven turbo compressor trains. The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) will open up the so-called Southern Gas Corridor for Europe. Installation is scheduled for 2017 and the pipeline is expected to begin operating in late 2019.

Ocean and shelf exploration

  • First cargo of Yamal oil shipped from Arctic Gate offshore terminal
    An event marking the start of the year-round shipments of Yamal oil from the Arctic Gate (Vorota Arktiki), an Arctic oil loading terminal, took place today in the Mys Kamenny settlement (Yamal Peninsula, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area). The event was attended by Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Alexander Dyukov, Chief Executive Officer of Gazprom Neft.
  • Fundamental features of prospecting and exploration operation’s organization on the Arctic Shelf

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