Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online, April 11, 2014

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  • on April 11, 2014
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A Corporate Struggle for Russia’s Largest Port


By Eugene Gerden


Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port (NCSP), Russia’s largest sea port and one of the largest in Europe may be in the center of a corporate fight between its major shareholders, which may negatively affect its activities and result in the decline of revenue.

So far, the port has been controlled equally by Transneft, a Russian state-controlled business responsible for the national oil pipelines and Summa Group, a diversified private holding, specializing in investment activities in port logistics, engineering, construction, telecommunications and the oil and gas sectors, however both companies have recently announced their plans to split up the business.

Nikolay Tokarev, President of Transneft, said yesterday that Transneft plans to become… (More) 


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Survey: LNG Usage Developing Fast in Coming Years

Liquefied natural gas could account for 13 percent of the bunker fuel market supply by 2020 and 24 percent by 2025, according to a newly released study by Lloyd’s Register.(Read Full Article) 



MARAD Schedules Maritime Symposium

by Mark Edward Nero

The US Maritime Administration (MARAD) says it is seeking leaders in all segments of the US maritime industry to participate in a National Maritime Strategy Symposium scheduled for Tues., May 6 at MARAD headquarters in Washington, DC…(Read Full Article) 




West Coast Ports Awarded EPA Grants

by Mark Edward Nero


Four West Coast ports as well as two on the East Coast will share a total award of $4.2 million in grant funding for clean diesel projects, the US Environmental Protection Agency announced April 8…(Read Full Article)


Port of Kalama Approves Methanol Production Agreement

by Mark Edward Nero


The Port of Kalama Commission on April 10 voted to approve a lease agreement with NW Innovation Works to build and operate a $1.8 billion manufacturing plant on port property that would produce methanol from natural gas….(Read Full Article)