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Regions | Russia & CIS

News and developments from logisticians and specialised transport providers active in the heavy lift and project forwarding market in Russia and the CIS.

ALE skids to Korchagin success

June 13 - ALE has completed the offshore skidding of a satellite platform topside, weighing 2,565 tonnes, for the Korchagin oil field development project in Russia.

Mammoet launches battleship

June 8 - Mammoet has launched a replica of Russia’s first 54-gun battleship, Poltava, at the Gulf of Finland in the Baltic Sea.

First modules move for Tengiz oilfield

June 5 - Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has loaded the first modular cargo at Shinhan, South Korea for Tengizchevroil's (TCO) Future Growth Project-Wellhead Pressure Management Project (FPG-WPMP).

Fesco powers into Moscow

May 24 - Russia-headquartered logistics group Fesco has completed the delivery of three transformers from Novorossiysk to a combined heat power plant project in Moscow.

Kerch Strait Bridge opens

May 23 - The controversial Kerch Strait Bridge has been officially opened to road traffic. The 19 km bridge connects Crimea’s Kerch Peninsula and the Taman Peninsula of Krasnodar Krai in Russia.

Combi Lift delivers for Gazprom 



May 3 - Combi Lift has begun delivering tugs and barges that will be used in the construction of Gazprom's Amur gas processing plant (GPP) in Russia, on behalf of the project's EPC contractor, Linde.

Drewry remains optimistic on multipurpose recovery

April 20 - During a webinar earlier this week looking at the latest trends and outlook for the multipurpose shipping market, covering both breakbulk and project cargo sectors, Drewry repeated its optimistic forecast for the sector, predicting further rec

MEPC 72 kicks off in London

April 9 - The International Maritime Organization's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) meeting is now under way at the IMO headquarters in London, discussing the adoption of an initial greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategy for internation

Fesco adds to fleet

April 9 - Fesco has increased the tonnage on its container service between Vladivostok and Sakhalin in Russia with the acquisition of the 511 teu general cargo vessel, Fesco Nevelsk.

Protectionist risks remain for airfreight

April 9 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released demand growth results for global airfreight markets for February 2018, showing a 6.8 percent increase in demand measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) compared to the same peri

Volga-Dnepr delivers for Yamal LNG

March 30 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 130 tonnes of industrial equipment from Novy Urengoy to Sabetta in Russia for the Yamal LNG project.

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