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In period13.11.2006 – 13.11.2006
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13 November 2006
20:12containerSeaNews Club materialKaliningrad Port Up 5.4% in January-October
In the 10 months of 2006 all the stevedores of the Kaliningrad port handled jointly 12.8 mn tons of cargo, which is a 5.4% plus over the same period of 2005. Export was up 6.1% to 11.470.5 th.tons, import - was down 2.4% to 1,251.1 th.tons. The port exported 1.443.3 th.tons of ferrous metals (-11.5%), 145.4 th.tons of scrap (-19.9%).
Rating: 389
18:09seaSeaNews Club materialJ.B. Ugland and CMB in Project Co-operation
Oslo-based J.B.
Rating: 545
18:07seaSeaNews Club materialThroughput of Taganrog Port Stevedores Drops 21.7%
In the 10 months of 2006 all the stevedores of Taganrog port reduced the handling volumes by 21.7% year-on-year down to 1.9 mn tons. Export was down 20% to 1,640.1 th.tons.
Rating: 397
17:40seaSeaNews Club materialNovorossiysk Port Oil Exports
Sheskharis oil terminal of Novorossiysk Commercial Seaport Oil handled 1 mn tons of fuels since 6 till 12 November 2006.
Rating: 463
17:28Port SaidSeaNews Club materialHMM Posts Q3 Profit
South Korean shipping line, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), has posted a third-quarter loss on the back of rising fuel prices and falling freight rates, reports SchedNet. While sales rose by 2.3% to $1 bn, net profit was down $1 mn from last year's $48 mn.
Rating: 487
17:15InterviewSeaNews Club materialBrazil Releases Reefer After Collision
The captain of the Bahamas-registered, Latvian-operated reefer ship Roko, which ran into a small fishing boat in October, killing eight divers, has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the Brazilian maritime authorities, reports Fairplay. Vladimir Gruseiuskis and his crew were released 11 days after the 3,955-gt vessel hit the Costa Azul in Guanabara Bay, near Niteroi.
Rating: 640
16:32logisticsSeaNews Club materialLeif Hoegh Takes Full Control of Autotrans
London and Oslo shipowner Leif Hoegh car carrier subsidiary has taken full ownership of French forwarding and logistics group Autotrans, reports Lloyd's list. The move seals the Paris car market specialist close business relationship with the leading Oslo ocean carrier started more than a decade ago.
Rating: 432
15:48seaSeaNews Club materialNovorossiisk Oil Port Shut
Russia's main Black Sea oil port of Novorossiisk has been closed because of bad weather, a shipping source said on Monday.
Rating: 578
15:28seaSeaNews Club materialBelgia - Russian Transportation Agreement Approval by Russian Government
Russian government by the order from 8 November approved the jointly developped with Belgium authorities project of agreement between Russia and Belgium in the international automobile transportation sphere, reports ITAR-TASS. Russian government commissioned the transportation ministry in cooperation with Foreign Affairs to sign the agreement on its behalf, to modify the agreement. The project describes the terms of international passenger and cargo transportation between two countries and to/from countries, transit by Russian and Belgian registered carriers.
Rating: 479
15:10seaSeaNews Club materialUECC to Run Black Sea Service
UECC (United European Car Carriers) is expanding into the Black Sea with the launch of a new service in January 2007. The line, which is jointly owned by Sweden's Wallenius Lines and Japan's NYK, was starting the trade in order to meet the growing demand for transhipment of deepsea cargo entering Europe and Russia. "With the continuing growth in both car production and sales in eastern Europe, it is strategically important for UECC to be part of this developing market," said Craig Jasienski, director commercial management. The service will connect Piraeus (Greece), Derince (Turkey) and Ilichevsk (Ukraine) on a weekly rotation, and will call Constantza (Romania) southbound on inducement.
Rating: 644
14:42seaSeaNews Club materialIndonesia Ferry Sinks off Borneo, 10 Dead
Ten people, including eight children, have died and one passenger is missing after a ferry sank two days ago off the Indonesian side of Borneo island, an official said on Monday. Eddy Royani, head of the Sukamara port in Central Kalimantan province, said the Karya Mandiri was carrying 60 people. The vessel sank about 40 miles (65 km) from the port of Sukamara, which lies 580 km (360 miles) northeast of Jakarta, rpeports Reuters. Ferries are a popular means of transport between Indonesia's 17,000 islands, where sea connections are cheaper and more available than air routes.
Rating: 404
14:26seaSeaNews Club materialPoland to Build a New Channel
Polish government decided on the construction of the channel in the Polish part of Baltic spit so that the port Elblong could have the direct access to Baltics, reports Interfax. "We want to put an end to the problem which we have been trying to deal with for many yers, this problem complicates the free passage of Polish vessels", - stated Polish Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczinsky. Meantime Polish ships can sail from the port Elblong to Baltic Sea only via Gulf of Kaliningrad and further through the Baltic Channel. The estimated costs of the 1,1 km long channel construction is about 60 mln euro.
Rating: 545
14:25seaSeaNews Club materialInterterminal Changes Container Operator
Interterminal group and forwarding company Modul declared about the agreement of mutual exploitation of a container terminal located on the territory of North Western Teckhnopark Ltd.
Rating: 994
13:54seaSeaNews Club materialVladivostok Port Posts Results In January-October 2006
In January-October 2006 the Vladivostok Commercial Seaport handled 3.506 th.tons of cargo, informs the PR department of the port.
Rating: 321
13:25containerSeaNews Club materialContainer Turnover of NovorosLesExport: +10%
In January-October 2006 the container terminal NovorosLesExport JSC handled 48.576 TEUs, up 10% year-on-year. Export made 26/032 TEUs having raised by 13%.
Rating: 340
13:05seaSeaNews Club materialTwo Dead as Wave Hits Tanker
Two crewmen have been killed and another seriously injured as a huge wave hit a Singapore-flagged tanker off Scotland.
Rating: 737
12:58seaSeaNews Club materialVolgograd Shipyard Delivers Dry Cargo Ship to Palmali Shipping
The Volgograd Shipyard incorporated in Maritime and Gas projects delivered the seventh dry cargo ship of the 006RSD05 project built for Palmali Shipping.
Rating: 687
12:30containerSeaNews Club materialDubai's DP World to invest $2,87 Bn in UK port
Dubai Ports World, the third-largest container port operator, said on Saturday it will invest $2.87 billion developing a harbour complex in south-east Britain to plug a capacity shortfall. DP World, which in February paid $6.8 billion for British ports operator P&O, will develop the port and a business park as part of the London Gateway Project at Thurrock, Essex, state-owned Dubai World, the owner of DP World, said in a statement. "The UK is suffering from a capacity shortage," DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem told Reuters.
Rating: 526
12:19seaSeaNews Club materialNovorossisk Sea Commercial Port Container Throughput Increase
Novorossiysk Sea Commercial Port container throughput for 10 months increased by 31% and totaled 53 734 TEUs. Import made 26 114 TEUs (+31%), including 24 649 full TEU's (+35%) and 1 474 TEUs (-6%) empties. Container export in the port by the January-October increased by 30% - up to 27 620 TEU's.
Rating: 371
12:08SeaNews Club materialStena Expects Great Profits
The Stena Group is making good times, this year Stena expects to make profits of EUR 606 mn before taxes.
Rating: 455
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