Gazpromneft-Lubricants, the Gazprom Neft oil business operator, has resumed regular marine oils bunkering in the sea port of Ust-Luga.

The deliveries of bulk lubricating products are carried out by the Gazpromneft-Zuid certified bunker barge equipped with the oil system and passed the required specification.

Gazprom Neft improves the quality of marine lubricants supplies in Ust-Luga port

The ice-free port of Ust-Luga is one of the key ports in the Baltic Sea basin. Therefore, twelve-month supply of high-quality marine lubricants in the port is especially important for Russian and foreign shipowners.

Gazpromneft-Lubricants provides the complete range of both bulk and packaged oils supply services in Ust-Luga.

Roman Miroshnichenko, Head of marine lube oils business, Gazpromneft-Lubricants: “Currently our service covers all ports of the Baltic basin, including the port of Kaliningrad. Improving the service quality for the marine lubricants supply in Ust-Luga, Gazpromneft-Lubricants creates the comfortable business environment and thereby increases the attraction of the port for Russian and foreign shipowners”.

Gazpromneft-Lubricants (Gazpromneft-Lubricants Ltd.) is a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft focusing on the production and sales of oils, greases and technical fluids. Established in November 2007.The products are manufactured at six production sites in Russia, Italy and Serbia. The total production volume is over 500,000 tons of high-quality oils, greases and technical fluids per year. The Omsk Lubricant Plant (OZSM) has the Russia’s most advanced process line for the mixing, filling and packaging of lubricants with total annual mixing-and-packaging capacity of 300,000 tons. The management system of Gazpromneft-Lubricants and its production assets meets the requirements of the international standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 16949, and OHSAS 18001.

The company supplies its products to the conveyors of DAIMLER KAMAZ RUS, KZ ROSTSELMASH, KAMAZ, UAZ (Sollers), BELAZ and others. The consumers of Gazpromneft-Lubricants products are Severstal, Sibur, Gazprom, Evraz, MMK, TMK, NLMK, Rusal, Alrosa, RZD, MECHEL, Metalloinvest, SUEK, ILIM and other leading industrial enterprises. The product range includes 500 items of oils and greases for all market sectors (more than 2500 commodity items).

The company’s products have the approvals of over 250 leading equipment manufacturers: BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Volvo, Renault, General Motors, Cummins, MAN, ZF, KAMAZ, Avtovaz, Bosch Rexroth and others.

The company also produces and sells marine oils, supplies marine lubricants to Sovcomflot, Rosmorport, Rosnefteflot, Norilsk Nickel and other Russian and foreign shipowners. Through the integration into Chevron global supply chain the company’s clients are able to get marine oils in over 800 ports throughout the world. The company controls 15% of the Russian lubricant market and also operates in the CIS and the Baltic, Europe, Central and Southeast Asia, Africa, South America and beyond. All in all, the company’s products are presented in 68 countries worldwide.

The Sea Port of Ust-Luga is a multifunctional port located at the junction point at the intersection of two international transport corridors: “North-South” (Baltic, Black and Caspian Sea) and “East-West” (Europe-Asia). The port is located in the south-western part of the Leningrad Region, in the Luga Bay of the Gulf of Finland. Navigation in the port is year-round. The icebreaking period lasts 40 days. In the 1st quarter of 2017 about 22,000,000 tons of cargo were handled in the port.

Source: Gazpromneft-Lubricants