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Sovcomflot switches to LNG fuel
SCF was one of the first shipowners to operate large-capacity tankers specially designed to use LNG as their primary fuel
Oil tanker GAGARIN PROSPECT
ICE-1B (1A for hull)
World’s first ice-breaking gas carrier
will provide year-round transportation of LNG in the Ob Bay and Kara Sea, Yamal LNG project
LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie
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State-of-the-art LNG carriers
SCF Group’s new LNG carriers Velikiy Novgorod and Pskov were built to support the export of Russian gas to global energy markets
LNG carrier Pskov
Arctic oil discovery
Sovcomflot is a participant in the Prirazlomnoye project
The Arctic shuttle tanker Mikhail Ulyanov
Year-round oil transportation from the Gulf of Ob
Unique ships designed for transportation of Russian oil
Arctic shuttle tanker Shturman Albanov
On all sails
Supporting maritime education and sailing sport is a priority of SCF Group’s social policy
The official partner of the Russian Yachting Federation since 2009, SCF Group has organised two international Tall Ships Regattas, and sponsors the training ships Mir and Nadezhda.
Safety Comes First
An effective safety and quality management system is the foundation of a shipping company’s success. Sovcomflot is showing the world that SCF also means ‘Safety Comes First’.
07 October 2019
Sovcomflot’s new Arctic shuttle tanker named Mikhail Lazarev after pioneering Russian explorer
24 September 2019
Sergey Frank elected Chairman and Igor Tonkovidov appointed new CEO of Sovcomflot
12 September 2019
Sovcomflot pioneers financing incorporating Poseidon Principles for LNG vessels
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29 August 2019
Frank 'cautiously optimistic' as Sovcomflot returns to profit
07 June 2019
Sovcomflot’s Sergey Frank to head new NSR committee
07 June 2019
Russians and Chinese seal pact on Arctic LNG venture
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Sovcomflot’s initiative to introduce LNG as a primary fuel for large-capacity tankers has won a wide recognition within the industry. Gagarin Prospect, the lead ship of the ‘Green Funnel’ series, has received several high-profile awards, praised as ‘the Next Generation Ship’ and ‘the Ship of the Year.’
Maritime Arctic Transport company has been jointly established by NOVATEK, Sovcomflot, COSCO Shipping, and the Silk Road Fund to manage a fleet of icebreaking LNG carriers for NOVATEK projects.
Sovcomflot has celebrated a decade of shipping LNG for Sakhalin-2 project, which allowed Russia to become a full-fledged member of the club of LNG exporting nations.
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Novy Port (Russia)
Novoportovskoye gas condensate field is located to the south of the Yamal peninsula. Oil extracted from the field is transported via a terminal in the Kamennyi district of the Gulf of Ob.
Yamal LNG (Russia)
Yamal LNG is an integrated project for natural gas production, liquefaction and marketing. Sovcomflot began serving the project in 2017.
Prirazlomnoye oil field was opened in 1989 and is situated on Russia’s Arctic shelf, 32 nautical miles into the Pechora Sea. The offshore ice-resistant platform “Prirazlomnaya” provides for well drilling, oil extraction, preparation, storage and the offloading of oil into SCF tankers.
The Varandey project is a system of crude oil production and shipping in Russia’s Arctic region. Its operator is LLC LUKOIL-Trans, an affiliate of PJSC LUKOIL.
Sakhalin-2 is one of the world’s largest oil & gas projects, for which a comprehensive energy infrastructure for the production, transportation and processing of hydrocarbons was built. The project operator is Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Limited (“Sakhalin Energy”).
This project involves the development of oil & gas reserves in the Sea of Okhotsk, on the north-eastern shelf of Sakhalin Island, including the Chaivo, Odoptu and Arkutun-Gagi fields.
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