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NEVA 2017
January 23, 2017

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January 20, 2017

IV International conference on Russian shipbuilding. Import substitution

On April 6-7 2017 the IV International conference on Russian shipbuilding. Import substitution will take place in Saint-Petersburg.
The primary goal of the conference is to analyze the current state and the main development directions of the Russian shipbuilding, actions taken by the Government and business community to make Russian shipbuilding a competitive sphere.

Gazprom Neft commissions two new production wells at its Prirazlomnoye field

Gazprom Neft subsidiary Gazpromneft-Shelf has commissioned two new production wells at its Prirazlomnoye field, bringing the total number of wells currently in operation at the Prirazlomnaya platform - currently the only oil production project on the Russian Arctic Shelf - to 10: six production wells, two injection wells, and one absorption well.

Carnival Corporation to Build Two New Cruise Ships with Fincantieri S.p.A.

Jan. 19, 2017 - Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A. to build two new cruise ships with final contracts expected to be executed in early 2017.
The two new ships are designated for the company's Holland America Line and Princess Cruises brands. With the new agreement, Carnival Corporation now has 19 new ships scheduled to be delivered between 2017 and 2022.
Holland America Line's new ship will be built at Fincantieri's shipyard in Marghera, Italy, with an expected delivery in 2021, and the ship for Princess Cruises will be built at Fincantieri's Monfalcone, Italy, shipyard with an expected delivery in 2022.

Servowatch to supply Royal Thai Navy with its most advanced IPMS

As military vessels become even more complex with smaller crew sizes it becomes critical that integrated systems work under the strictest of conditions and are proven and extremely reliable.
Servowatch, a leading supplier of advanced integrated ship control systems has been down selected by Bangkok Dock Co., (1957) Ltd. in Thailand to supply their Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) for the latest River-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV) being built for the Royal Thai Navy (RTN).

January 19, 2017

Höegh LNG : New FSRU contract with HHI and contract allocation update

Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has signed a new Shipbuilding Contract (SBC) with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) for a new Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) for delivery in Q4 2018 (FSRU #9). The FSRU will have a storage capacity of 170,000 m3 and a max regasification capacity of 1,000 MMscf/day and with full trading capabilities.
The FSRU newbuilding program that the Company entered into with Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (SHI) on 17 January 2017 for one firm (FSRU #10) plus three options is unaffected by the above allocation as the first delivery from SHI is scheduled for May 2019.

WOC Partners in Research on Impact of Arctic Changes

WOC Joins International Group of 40 Organizations in the Blue-Action Project on the Impact of Arctic Changes on Northern Hemisphere Weather and Climate
The World Ocean Council (WOC) has been selected as the only international business organization to participate in the European project Blue-Action, which is being launched this week in Berlin.
Blue-Action will provide fundamental and empirically-grounded, executable science that quantifies and explains the role of a changing Arctic in increasing predictive capability of weather and climate of the Northern Hemisphere.

New office location in Moscow

The office of “Marine Technics” in Moscow has moved.
Now you can find us at the address: Beregovaya ul. 3, stroenie 1, Moscow.
Telephones and e-mail have remained unchanged:
Tel.: +7 (495) 666-23-69,Fax: +7 (495) 666-23-68

Rotterdam Offshore Group expands their operational capabilities

Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG) is pleased to announce that as of January 2017, it has started to upgrade their facilities in the Waalhaven, Rotterdam. ROG has acquired the neighbouring land and buildings to their existing premises allowing the significant expansion of their quayside, storage as well as office capabilities.
ROG will now be able to accommodate vessels up to 320 m in length where previously the maximum vessel length was 200 m. To support the increase in activity, the storage facility will increase from 14000 m2 to 21700 m2.

Global Eagle Named Fastest-Growing Global Teleport Operator in 2016 Rankings

GEE Receives Rankings in All Three Categories by World Teleport Association
Jan. 19, 2017 – Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (GEE) was named the fastest-growing global satellite teleport operator by revenue in the 2016 rankings published by the World Teleport Association (WTA).

Servowatch to supply two more Royal Navy Offshore Patrol Vessels with its most advanced Integrated Platform Management System

As military vessels become even more complex it becomes critical that integrated systems work under the strictest of conditions and are proven and extremely reliable.
Servowatch, a leading UK supplier of advanced integrated ship control systems, is supplying its Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) to the initial three River-class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) built by BAE Systems Naval Ships for the UK Royal Navy.  It has also secured a second contract for the supply of its IPMS systems to TAMAR and SPEY, a further two vessels announced by the Government in the Strategic Defence and Security Review in November 2015.

Dresser-Rand business commissions its first micro-scale LNG production solution

The Dresser-Rand business, part of Siemens Power and Gas, has commissioned its first micro-scale natural gas liquefaction system at the Ten Man liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Pennsylvania, U.S.
The modular, portable LNGo technology enables distributed production of LNG and can be installed in a short period of time to meet local demand for LNG.
This cost-effective solution, developed by the Dresser-Rand business, allows the operator, Frontier Natural Resources, to monetize stranded gas assets at Tenaska Resources LLC's Mainesburg field, located in the Marcellus shale play. Frontier Natural Resources is an independent natural gas producer focused on developing conventional and unconventional resources.

New turbochargers from LТOrange promise more power, less fuel, less emissions

Latest turbochargers offer high performance and efficiency for large industrial engines
L’Orange - the leading German manufacturer of injection technology - has introduced a new range of high performance and efficient turbochargers for large industrial diesel engines used in the marine, offshore, industrial, power plant and rail sectors.

January 18, 2017

New production capacities at Bovanenkovskoye field and Bovanenkovo Ц Ukhta 2 gas pipeline enter operation

Jan.18, 2017 - The ceremonial inauguration of new production capacities and the Bovanenkovo – Ukhta 2 gas trunkline took place today at the Bovanenkovskoye field.
A major gas production center, which is strategic to Russia's gas industry, was established and is currently developed by Gazprom in the Yamal Peninsula. Faced with a challenging Artic environment, the Company set up a brand new and powerful industrial complex with a transport infrastructure and a full-fledged utility system.
Yamal's largest field, Bovanenkovskoye, has two efficient production facilities with an aggregate design capacity of 90 billion cubic meters of gas per year. In addition, the Company has built a railroad, which includes the world's longest bridge beyond the Arctic Circle, and the first airport in Russia's modern history.

January 17, 2017

WinGD and Propulsion Analytics cooperate on 2-stroke digitisation

In a new collaboration, large 2-stroke engine designer and developer Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has taken a decisive step towards a future where the acquisition and evaluation of real-time propulsion operating data will play a crucial role in both engine operation and on-board support.
Signed on 16 December 2016, an agreement with ship performance monitoring specialist Propulsion Analytics of Piraeus, Greece calls for the joint development of an advanced diagnostics system for all WinGD 2-stroke diesel and dual-fuel engines.

Industry news
IMDS 2017
January 20, 2017

'Year 2019 problem' looming over Japanese shipbuilders

New environmental regulations offer hope amid slumping market
The Japanese shipbuilding industry is again facing the prospect of building almost no ships at domestic shipyards, as orders for exports in 2016 plunged more than 80% from the previous year to a 24-year low.
Shipbuilders are continuing to operate their shipyards thanks to around two years' backlog of orders. But if orders continue to decrease, some of them will have no ships to build in 2019. Industry watchers wonder if shipbuilders can overcome the imminent crisis as they did on various occasions in the past.

Sredne-Nevsky adds composites to its repertoire

The Russian shipyard OJSC Sredne-Nevsky (SNS) located in St.Petersburg is one of the few shipyards building vessels in a wide range of materials including steel, aluminium, non-magnetic steel and fibreglass.
Now it has added advanced composites to its repertoire using vacuum infusion with carbon fibre reinforcement, and claims to be the first shipyard in Russia to use this material. The yard is also undergoing modernisation with an upgraded slipway and additional construction halls.

Vietnam receives sixth submarine from Russia

Vietnam has received its sixth attack submarine from Russia amid rising Chinese assertiveness in the South China Sea.
The submarine, a new diesel electric Kilo class model named HQ-187 Ba Ria-Vung Tau, arrived at the Cam Ranh port in southern Vietnam's Khanh Hoa province Friday (Jan.20) morning and is expected to be officially received by the Vietnamese navy on Monday (Jan.23).
It will join the navy's five other Kilo class submarines, which are newly manufactured models nicknamed the "black hole" by the US Navy due to their advanced stealth capabilities.

January 19, 2017

More Arctic gas for Europe as Russia opens new pipeline

Gazprom’s new Bovanenkovo-Ukhta 2 pipeline will boost daily deliveries from the Yamal Peninsula to 264 million cubic meters.

Russia to Build Cruise Liners for Arctic Tourism at Its Helsinki Shipyard

Russia's United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) is poised to begin production of sea ferries, cruise liners and yachts for Arctic tourism at its Helsinki shipyard, which is currently loaded with orders for the construction of icebreakers for the Russian shipping company Sovkomflot.

Vyborg Shipyard and Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet ink an agreement for optional and modified ST series trawlers

In addition to shipbuilding contract for four freezing trawlers of new ST-116 XL series awarded to Vyborg Shipyard (part of Russian shipbuilding conglomerate USC) by Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet in November 2016, the two parties on January 16, 2017 signed an agreement to update the previous contract specifications and optional ships.

January 16, 2017

Shipbuilding to be boosted in 5-year plan

CHINA aims to account for 35 percent of the global ocean engineering equipment market and to take up 40 percent of the shipbuilding market worldwide by 2020.
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced the targets yesterday in a 13th Five-Year (2016-2020) Plan for the industry.
Shipbuilders need to “take up more than 2.5 percent of their revenue” for investment in research and development, the ministry said.
The national plan envisages higher domestic production so that 60 percent of the equipment for advanced ships and 40 percent for advanced ocean engineering are home produced to cut reliance on foreign technology and enhance competitiveness among major shipbuilders.

China's shipbuilding giant charts new course

Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC), one of the largest shipbuilding companies in the country, is charting a new course to overcome decline in global demand.
Based in Dalian in Northeast China's Liaoning province, the State-owned company is shifting its focus away from conventional shipbuilding to high-end vessels such as very-large crude and ore carriers and bulk carriers.
The shipping giant, which has 12,000 employees, recorded revenue of 23.4 billion yuan ($ 3.4 billion) in 2016 and net profit of 760 million.

Offshore Mooring Market Expected to Reach $1,408 Million by 2022, Globally

According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Offshore Mooring Market by mooring type, application and anchorage - Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014 - 2022," the global offshore mooring market was valued at $1,037 million in 2015, and is projected to reach $1,408 million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 5.0% from 2016 to 2022. The spread segment dominated this market, occupying more than one-fourth of the total share of the market revenue in 2015.

January 13, 2017

New offshore oil production starts in China

CNOOC, the country's largest producer, tries to stage a rebound after rough 2016.
A Chinese oil company said Friday ( Jan.13) it started production at an oil field off the northern coast of China that has 57 planned production wells.
China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) announced Friday ( Jan.13) its Penglai 19-9 project in the shallow waters of Bohai Bay started production.

Marine Engines Market Worth 13.53 Billion USD by 2021

The report "Marine Engines Market by Power'000 HP (up to 1HP, 1-5HP, 5-10HP, 10-20HP & Above 20HP), Vessel Type (Commercial & Offshore Support Vessels), Fuel (Heavy Fuel, Intermediate Fuel, Marine Diesel & Marine Gas Oil), & Region - Global forecast to 2021" published by MarketsandMarkets, the global market is expected to grow from an estimated USD 11.14 Billion in 2016 to USD 13.53 Billion 2021 at a CAGR of 3.85%.

Throughput of Russian seaports up 6.7% to 721.9 mln t in 2016

n January-December 2016, Russian seaports handled 721.7 mln t of cargo (+6.7%, year-on-year), says the press center of Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

January 12, 2017

A First for Arctic Shipping

Cargo Ship Sails Northern Sea Route in Winter
A ship owned by ZPMC Red Box Energy Services, a Netherlands-based marine-transport services provider, became the first cargo vessel to sail construction equipment along the Northern Sea Route—a shipping lane north of Russia—during the winter months. The shipment consisted of three 6,000-ton modules.
The Audax, which is capable of breaking through ice up to five feet thick arrived on January 4 in the port of Sabetta, on the Yamal Peninsula, where the components were delivered for use in the construction of the Yamal LNG project.

China pledges support for shipbuilding industry, targets high-end market

China aims to capture up to 40 percent of the global high-end marine equipment market over the years through 2020 while reforming and supporting its money-losing shipbuilding industry, the government said on Thursday (Jan. 11).
The pledges were laid out in a statement published by six ministries on the website of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The statement broadly outlined their plans for Chinese shipbuilding over 2016-2020.

Infographic: Top 10 Shipowning Nations

The shipping industry sailed through difficult times during 2016, and today we take a look at how these conditions influenced the shipowners through an infographic showing the top 10 shipowning nations by value (USD million), provided by VesselsValue.
Greek owners retain their top spot but in the cargo sectors have lost nearly 12% of their fleet value. The Japanese come even closer to stealing the lead falling less than 1% in value. In the sixth place and down from the fourth, the German cargo fleet has lost close to 30% of its value attributable mainly to the depressed container market.
Bulkers have had a deceptively good 2016 following record lows at the start of the year. The top three bulker owning nations, Greece, Japan and China, have seen their fleets rise by over USD 4 billion each. This growth has been supported by strong acquisition following some of the lowest asset prices seen since the 1980s.

Coming Events
Maritime Vortal
January, 2017

Euromaritime 2017

Jan.31. - Feb.2, 2017 • Paris, France

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March, 2017

China Maritime

March 20-22,2017 • Beijing, China


March 20-22,2017 • Beijing, China

Fujairah Bunkering & Fuel Oil Forum

March 27-29, 2017 • Fujairah, UAE

April, 2017

Russian shipbuilding. Import substitution invites

April 6 - 7, 2017 • Saint Petersburg, Russia

TransRussia 2017

April 18-20, 2017 • Moscow, Russia

May, 2017

Nor-Shipping 2017

May 30 - June 2, 2017 • Oslo, Norway

June, 2017

International Maritime Defence Show (IMDS-2017)

June 28 - July 2, 2017 • Saint Petersburg, Russia

August, 2017


Aug.23-25, 2017 • Jakarta, Indonesia

September, 2017


Sept. 11-13, 2017 • Gdańsk, Poland


Sept. 19-22, 2017 • Saint Petersburg, Russia

October, 2017

INMEX SMM India 2017

Oct. 3-5, 2017 • Mumbai, India

November, 2017

Europort 2017

Nov. 7-10, 2017 • Rotterdam, Netherlands

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