Sovcomflot orders three LNG-fuelled tankers from Zvezda shipyard

Sovcomflot orders three LNG-fuelled tankers from Zvezda shipyard

On 28 December 2018, Sovcomflot (SCF Group) placed an order at Zvezda shipbuilding complex for construction of three new generation product carriers that use cleaner-burning LNG fuel as their primary fuel. Caption: …
Jan 3, 2019 /  Vessels
Polarcus announces option for early redelivery of Vyacheslav Tikhonov

Polarcus announces option for early redelivery of Vyacheslav Tikhonov

Polarcus Limited (Polarcus) (OSE: PLCS) announces that an early redelivery option has been agreed with the charterers of the Vyacheslav Tikhonov, originally named "Polarcus Selma". Caption: Research …
Dec 29, 2018 /  Vessels
Polarcus secures combined streamer and node seismic acquisition project in Middle East

Polarcus secures combined streamer and node seismic acquisition project in Middle East

Polarcus Limited (Polarcus) (OSE: PLCS) announces that a contract has been executed with Dubai Petroleum Establishment for a combined towed streamer and ocean bottom node ('OBN') 3D seismic acquisition and processing …
Dec 27, 2018 /  Vessels
Sovcomflot inks $149m loan for financing the construction of a new generation Atlanticmax LNG carrier

Sovcomflot inks $149m loan for financing the construction of a new generation Atlanticmax LNG carrier

Sovcomflot (SCF Group) announced on Wednesday (Nov 14) that it has signed a new USD 149 million credit facility, for up to 10 years, with a consortium of three leading international banks, comprising: ING Bank N.V.; KfW …
Nov 15, 2018 /  Finance
Sovcomflot tanker Gagarin Prospect successfully completes first commercial voyage from Primorsk to Rotterdam on LNG fuel

Sovcomflot tanker Gagarin Prospect successfully completes first commercial voyage from Primorsk to Rotterdam on LNG fuel

On 22 October 2018, Sovcomflot crude oil tanker Gagarin Prospect, operating on LNG fuel, successfully completed her voyage across the Baltic and North Seas from Primorsk to Rotterdam where she safely delivered a cargo of …
Oct 25, 2018 /  Vessels
Shell and Sovcomflot LNG bunkering in Rotterdam marks number of firsts

Shell and Sovcomflot LNG bunkering in Rotterdam marks number of firsts

Shell recently delivered its first ship-to-ship bunkering of cleaner burning LNG fuel from its specialised LNG bunker vessel, Cardissa, paving the way for many other operations from the vessel. This operation marked a …
Oct 5, 2018 /  Vessels
Sovcomflot orders next generation large-capacity tankers from Zvezda with financing from VEB

Sovcomflot orders next generation large-capacity tankers from Zvezda with financing from VEB

During the 4th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF), PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) signed a set of agreements with Rosneft, Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex and VEB Group, placing orders with Zvezda for a series of two next generation …
Sep 11, 2018 /  Vessels
LNG carrier Pskov loads first cargo from Yamal LNG second train

LNG carrier Pskov loads first cargo from Yamal LNG second train

On 9 August 2018, the liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier Pskov completed loading at the Port of Sabetta (YNAD), with the first cargo of LNG produced from the second high-tech production line at the Yamal LNG plant. …
Aug 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Icebreaking LNGC Christophe de Margerie transits Northern Sea Route in record time for July

Icebreaking LNGC Christophe de Margerie transits Northern Sea Route in record time for July

Christophe de Margerie, the icebreaking LNG carrier owned and operated by Sovcomflot (SCF Group), has crossed the Northern Sea Route (NSR) in a new record time, for a merchant ship without icebreaker support, during the …
Aug 2, 2018 /  Vessels
Sovcomflot and Novatek agree strategic partnership to implement Arctic projects

Sovcomflot and Novatek agree strategic partnership to implement Arctic projects

On 28 June, PAO Sovcomflot (Group) and PAO Novatek signed a strategic partnership agreement to develop together the logistical support for the Yamal LNG,  Arctic LNG-2 and other projects of NOVATEK. This …
Jun 29, 2018 /  Curious