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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Primorye shipyards under construction provided with $5 bln orders
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Shipyards under construction in the Primorsky Territory are already provided with orders worth of five billion dollars. Long-term agreements with major Russian corporations — Gazprom, Transneft, Rosneft and Sovcomflot were signed until 2020, Governor of the Primorsky Territory Sergei Darkin told a press conference in Vladivostok.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=74763&Itemid=79
 
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From Global Security.org:

Russian shipyard says recent radioactive leak poses no threat
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SEVERODVINSK (Russia), December 12 (RIA Novosti) - The Zvezdochka shipyard in northern Russia said on Friday that a recent minor radioactive leak at its storage facility posed no threat to people or environment.
More at http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/library/news/russia/2009/russia-091212-rianovosti03.htm

Comment: "Say Pieter, what's that odd animal with two heads, four floppy ears, and two heads with venomous fangs?"

"Why that's a rabbit, Ivan. Don't you know anything?"
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Putin Launches New Ice Tanker For Arctic Fields
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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has unveiled a new ice tanker, which has been domestically produced and will cater to the country's offshore oil operations in the Arctic. The oil tanker, which is capable of slicing through more than a metre of ice, was created by Russian shipping company Sovkomflot. Its launch brings the country a step closer to its decade-long ambition of exploring the offshore fields.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=79860&Itemid=79
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Odfjell case a lesson for Russian shipbuilding
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The Russian shipyard Sevmash’s failure to deliver 12 chemical tankers to Norwegian shipping company Odfjell and the 43 million dollars the shipyard was fined to pay, is a valuable lesson for Russian shipbuilding industry, says Russian web site.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=83981&Itemid=79

Comment: Lessons which can be summed up as "Before taking on the job, make sure you can do the job."
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

A pro-shipbuilding industry bill would encourage Russian shipbuilders competitiveness
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The Russian Transport Ministry’s bill supporting the shipbuilding and shipping industry will make the Russian shipbuilding enterprises more competitive in the global market, Nevsky Shipyard’s CEO Vladimir Bazhenov said in an interview with PortNews IAA correspondent.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=95115&Itemid=79
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Sovcomflot gets a $200m loan to acquire two shuttle tankers
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State-owned Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank), VEB-Leasing OJSC and Sovcomflot OJSC signed a contract for financing, purchase and further operation of two oil tankers fro service on the oil deposit of the Russian continental shelf in the Barents Sea.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=107155&Itemid=79
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Heavy Lift And Project Shipping Specialist Set To Expand
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Beluga Shipping GmbH, the dynamic heavy lift specialists, have featured previously on our pages as a company which never does things by halves. From their innovative Skysails project to their pioneering voyage around the Northern Russian coast any announcement they make is always worth a look and with the growth of the sector...
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=112493&Itemid=79
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Daewoo helping modernize Russia's shipbuilding industry
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Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co. is making big strides in its business in Russia with advanced technologies and a localization strategy. The world’s third largest shipbuilder is currently working to modernize a main shipyard near Vladivostok
and is also pushing to take part in resources development in the country.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=120486&Itemid=79
 
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Yantar Shipyard stockholders OK the VEB's the $65m loan
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Stockholders of the OJSC Baltic Shipyard Yantar (Yantar Shipyard, Kaliningrad region, part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) at a general meeting on Sept. 22, 2010 approved the transaction between the company and the State Corporation Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (VneshEconomBank), the Yantar Shipyard’s official statement said.
More at http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=122444&Itemid=54
 

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