• 2017 February 9

    http://www.platts.com

    Feature: Ust-Luga cements its role as Russia's largest fuel export port


    The Russian port of Ust-Luga, just across the border from Estonia, has become the most important fuel oil exporting port in the region...

  • 2017 February 8

    https://thebarentsobserver.com

    100 sailors trapped in ice near Arctic outpost


    Never before have icebreakers escorted cargo vessels from the western part of the Arctic to Pevek, the town by the East Siberian Sea, in mid-winter...

  • 2017 February 8

    http://www.maritime-executive.com

    Russia's Evolving Arctic Capabilities


    The U.S. estimates the Arctic seabed is home to about 15 percent of the world’s remaining oil, up to 30 percent of its natural gas deposits, and about 20 percent of its liquefied natural gas...

  • 2017 February 8

    http://www.deccanchronicle.com

    Russia says ship's crew taken hostage off Nigerian coast


    A crew of seven Russians and a Ukrainian have been taken hostage off the coast of Nigeria after their ship was attacked...

  • 2017 February 7

    https://thebarentsobserver.com

    Gazprom to resume Kara Sea drilling


    Oil and gas drillings in Russia’s Arctic Kara Sea were all suspended after USA and EU introduced sanctions in 2014 limiting access to necessary offshore technology...

  • 2017 February 7

    http://www.maritimeherald.com

    Oil leaked at Kerch Strait and caused water pollution


    Oil leaked from unidentified vessel and caused water pollution at the approach to the Kerch Strait from the Black Sea...

  • 2017 February 7

    https://www.buzzfeed.com

    Here’s how the Arctic’s disappearing sea ice will help out Russia


    By the end of the century, oil tankers and cargo ships, with only the occasional help of icebreakers, will safely ply Russia’s Arctic coast for more than half the year if global warming continues unabated...

  • 2017 February 7

    http://www.freshplaza.com

    Argentina: Rio Negro send its first seafrieght pears to Russia


    The fruit harvest formally began in the maritime terminal of Rio Negro, with the loading of the Triton Reefer merchant ship, a huge ship that will depart to Russia with a cargo full of pears from the Upper Valley...

  • 2017 February 6

    http://www.upi.com/

    Norway's offshore service sector unites


    Three companies -- Farstad Shipping, Deep Sea Supply and Solstad Offshore -- said they would team up under a united restructuring plan aimed at giving them leverage at a time when industry spending is suppressed...

  • 2017 February 6

    http://rbth.com

    Trawler with 9 fishermen loses way in Barents Sea


    The Altai trawler owned by the Murmansk-based Putina company has lost way in the eastern part of the Barents Sea...

  • 2017 February 6

    http://finance.yahoo.com

    Oil steadies as Iran and OPEC offset by U.S. drilling rebound


    Oil steadied near $57 barrel on Monday as OPEC supply cuts and rising tensions between the United States and Iran were countered by ample inventories and signs that higher prices will revive U.S. output...

  • 2017 February 3

    http://www.joc.com

    Russian container trade escapes doldrums


    Ports in Russia's Baltic region, such as St. Petersburg, started off the year well despite nearly two weeks of holidays in January...