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Russia Uses Cargo Ship to Block Ukrainian Navy Vessels

Ukrainian Ministry of Defense

Russia used a huge cargo ship to block Ukrainian navy vessels from entering the Sea of Azov.

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EU, China and Russia to Keep Trade Relations with Iran

Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

A a Special Purpose Vehicle to be established to facilitate payments related to Iran's exports and imports.

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US Criticizes Russia for 'Harassing International Shipping'

ships in sunset

U.S. calls on Russia to cease its 'harassment of international shipping' in the Sea of Azov and the Kerch Strait.

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Putin, Niinisto Want HFO-Free Arctic

Russian and Finish Presidents

Putin, Niinistö agree there should be a switch to more environmentally friendly fuel in the Arctic. 

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U.S. Blacklists Russian Ships, Owners for North Korea Ties

North Korean flag

The U.S. has sanctioned six ships and two Russian shipping companies for ties with North Korea.

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SCF's LNG Carrier Loads 1st Cargo from Yamal LNG's 2nd Train

Pskov

Pskov loads first cargo produced at Yamal LNG plant's second LNG train.

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Novatek Ships 1st LNG Cargo to China via Northern Sea Route

Vladimir Rusanov

Novatek has shipped its first LNG cargoes from the Yamal LNG project to China via the Northern Sea Route.

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Kogas Eyes Arctic LNG 2 Opportunities

Putin and Moon Jae-in

Kogas, Novatek sign MoU on LNG cooperation.

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IMO Approves Proposal on Bering Strait Shipping Routes

IMO has given the green light to a joint US-Russian proposal on regulating shipping in the Bering Strait.

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LNG Tanker Violates Safety Rules on Northern Sea Route

LNG tanker Boris Vilkitsky

LNG tanker Boris Vilkitsky violated a number of safety rules by entering the Northern Sea Route (NSR) with deficiencies.

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Report: Yard Blast Kills One, Injures Nine in Russia

Almaz shipbuilding

One worker lost his life, while nine more were injured in a tank blast which occurred at Russian Almaz shipbuilding yard.

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Putin: Northern Sea Route's Traffic to Increase Tenfold

Puting forecasts that the cargo traffic along the Northern Sea Route will increase tenfold by 2025.

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Ice Traps Russian Ferry Carrying 127 Passengers

Igor Farkhutdinov, carrying 127 passengers and 42 shipping containers, stuck in thick ice off the coast of Japan.

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U.S., Russia Propose Voluntary Bering Strait Shipping Routes

U.S., Russia proposed a system of two-way routes for vessels to follow in the Bering Strait and the Bering Sea.

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DP World Still Seeking Investment Opportunities in Russia

DP World continues to seek investment opportunities in Russia, but there have been no concrete transactions made so far.

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Northern Sea Route Handles Record 9.7 Mn Tons

The Northern Sea Route handled a record volume of 9.7 million tons of cargo in 2017.

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Rosneft Books Ten Arctic Shuttle Tankers at Zvezda

Rosnefteflot, a subsidiary of Russia’s petroleum company Rosneft, has inked agreements with compatriot Zvezda ...

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Report: Russia to Launch Shipping Service to Syria

Russia is looking to launch a direct shipping service to Syria, Dmitry Rogozin, Russia’s Deputy Prime ...

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Russia's 2nd Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker Tests the Waters

Sibir, the second in a new generation of nuclear-powered icebreakers that will strengthen Russia’s presence ...

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Damen to Open Service Hub in Novorossiysk

Damen Shipyards Group plans to establish a service hub in the Russian port of Novorossiysk as it has signed a ...

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Korea, Russia Look to Cash In from Northern Sea Route

Russia and Korea are working to bolster their maritime ties, especially as they eye the benefits of shipping ...

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