Sovcomflot concludes USD 297 million LNG vessels financing facility with three international banks

Sovcomflot concludes USD 297 million LNG vessels financing facility with three international banks

Sovcomflot (SCF Group) has signed a new USD 297 million limited recourse credit facility, for up to ten years, with three leading international banks: ING Bank; KfW IPEX-Bank, and Crédit Agricole Corporate and …
May 8, 2019 /  Vessels
Wärtsilä Fleet Operations solution to increase safety and efficiency in sensitive Arctic waters

Wärtsilä Fleet Operations solution to increase safety and efficiency in sensitive Arctic waters

The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted by Sovcomflot, Russia’s largest shipping company, to roll out a Wärtsilä Fleet Operations solution for Sovcomflot’s fleet of Arctic …
May 2, 2019 /  Vessels
Shuttle tanker Mikhail Ulyanov loads 10-millionth tonne of oil produced at Prirazlomnaya platform

Shuttle tanker Mikhail Ulyanov loads 10-millionth tonne of oil produced at Prirazlomnaya platform

On 10 April 2019, the Arctic shuttle tanker Mikhail Ulyanov loaded the milestone 10-millionth tonne of commercial oil produced at Prirazlomnaya offshore platform in the Pechora Sea. This cargo of oil has become the 150th …
Apr 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
Bibby WaveMaster Horizon' launched and named at Damen Shipyards Galati

Bibby WaveMaster Horizon' launched and named at Damen Shipyards Galati

On March 29th, Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania launched Bibby Marine Services’ second Service Operations Vessel (SOV) 9020. During the same event, the vessel was officially named Bibby WaveMaster Horizon. Upon …
Mar 29, 2019 /  Curious
ESVAGT increases presence in dynamic offshore wind market

ESVAGT increases presence in dynamic offshore wind market

With the newbuilding Esvagt Dana, ESVAGT aims straight for the dynamic market for SOV vessels. When the ‘Esvagt Dana’ entered into contract with Vattenfall on the Horns Rev III wind farm in the middle …
Mar 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Polarcus: Redelivery of Vyacheslav Tikhonov

Polarcus: Redelivery of Vyacheslav Tikhonov

Polarcus Limited (Polarcus) (OSE: PLCS) refers to its announcement dated 27 December 2018 describing options for the redelivery of "Vyacheslav Tikhonov", originally named "Polarcus Selma" including an option for the …
Mar 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Acta Centaurus’ main topside equipment installed; In two months the vessel will be ready for CSV/SOV operation

Acta Centaurus’ main topside equipment installed; In two months the vessel will be ready for CSV/SOV operation

In a little more than two months, the next offshore wind vessel for Acta Marine, the ‘Acta Centaurus’, will be completed and ready for CSV/SOV operation. Acta Marine’s site team is following the …
Feb 22, 2019 /  Vessels
Yevgeny Primakov named Support Vessel of the Year

Yevgeny Primakov named Support Vessel of the Year

Yevgeny Primakov, an icebreaking standby vessel owned and operated by Sovcomflot, has been awarded the 2019 Support Vessel of the Year by Offshore Support Journal, an international trade publication. The official award …
Feb 8, 2019 /  Vessels
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