Russia Launches Third Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker

Nuclear-powered icebreaker Ural

Ural and its sister ships are the largest icebreakers in the world.

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Russia to Pay USD 3 Mn to Greenpeace for Illegal Ship Arrest


The compensation is for the unlawful detention of Greenpeace's ship and its 30 crew.

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HMM, FESCO to Extend Roots on China-Russia Service

Hyundai Merchant Marine vessel

Hyundai Merchant Marine is to expand cooperation with FESCO on their China Russia North Service.

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Ukraine Seeks Release of Ships, Sailors with ITLOS Appeal

Kerch Strait incident

Russia detained three Ukrainian Navy vessels in November 2018.

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Russian Shipyards Targeted by New US Sanctions

Russian flag

Russian shipbuilders and equipment manufacturers sanctioned by the US, EU and Canada.

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Ship Involved in Kerch Strait Fire Barred from Usual Port

Kerch Strait Fire

Maestro and Venice/Candy listed by the U.S. Department of the Treasury for petroleum shipments to Syria.

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Deadly Blaze Hits Two Ships off Kerch Strait

Kerch Strait fire

Ten crewmembers have died after two ships burst into flames near the Kerch Strait on January 21.

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Putin Inaugurates Russia’s 1st FSRU


Putin put into operation Kaliningrad's LNG regasification terminal.

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Rosatom to Regulate Russian Arctic Shipping

Arctic shipping

Rosatom has been granted the role of the top regulator in the development of the Northern Sea Route.

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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 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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