SCF marks the first year of operating LNG-fuelled oil tankers

SCF marks the first year of operating LNG-fuelled oil tankers

Since taking delivery of the first of its ‘Green Funnel’ LNG-fuelled Aframax crude oil tankers a year ago, in July 2018, PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) has accumulated data showing that using LNG as a primary …
Jul 10, 2019 /  Vessels
Sovcomflot celebrates a decade of shipping LNG from Sakhalin-2

Sovcomflot celebrates a decade of shipping LNG from Sakhalin-2

Sovcomflot (SCF Group) has just celebrated the tenth anniversary of the start of LNG shipments from the Sakhalin-2 project. In March 2009, SCF’s LNG carrier Grand Aniva loaded the first shipment of Russian LNG …
Apr 3, 2019 /  Curious
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 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
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 to provide technical supervision for the construction of Rosneft’s new LNG-fuelled tankers

Sovcomflot to provide technical supervision for the construction of Rosneft’s new LNG-fuelled tankers

At the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum Friday, Sovcomflot (SCF Group) and Rosnefteflot signed an agreement whereby SCF’s specialists will provide technical supervision during the construction of …
May 28, 2018 /  Finance
SCF Group concludes USD 252Mln long-term credit facility for financing a series of six Aframax tankers

SCF Group concludes USD 252Mln long-term credit facility for financing a series of six Aframax tankers

PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) announced on Friday (Apr 06) that it has signed a new USD 252 million 7-year credit facility with a consortium of six leading international banks, which includes: ABN AMRO Bank; BNP Paribas; …
Apr 10, 2018 /  Finance
SCF Group and Shell pioneer adoption of cleaner-burning LNG as a primary fuel for Aframax tankers

SCF Group and Shell pioneer adoption of cleaner-burning LNG as a primary fuel for Aframax tankers

Two SCF Group LNG-fuelled Aframaxes time-chartered by Shell SCF Group (PAO Sovcomflot) yesterday signed time-charter agreements with Shell for two dual-fuelled Aframax tankers, which mark a historic turning point that …
Feb 21, 2018 /  Vessels
Christophe de Margerie completes her first loading at Sabetta and begins her first commercial voyage for Yamal LNG

Christophe de Margerie completes her first loading at Sabetta and begins her first commercial voyage for Yamal LNG

On 8 December 2017, the icebreaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie completed her first loading at the Port of Sabetta, on the Yamal Peninsular, with her first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced at the …
Dec 11, 2017 /  Vessels
PAO Sovcomflot new icebreaking standby vessel named Fedor Ushakov

PAO Sovcomflot new icebreaking standby vessel named Fedor Ushakov

On 11 October 2017, the naming ceremony took place for Fedor Ushakov, a new multifunctional icebreaking standby vessel (IBSBV) built to order for PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group), to serve the Sakhalin-2 project. The naming …
Oct 12, 2017 /  Vessels