Georgy Maslov (1925-1997) was a Honored Worker of the USSR Marine shipping, Honored Transport Worker of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, former chairman of Sovfracht.
During the 1960-70s, he stood behind the foundation of a system of foreign companies that represented and protected the interests of domestic commercial fleet on the world market.
Maslov was one of the authors of the idea to establish Sovcomflot. The backbone of the managerial personnel, assembled by Georgy Maslov, became the basis for a new generation of specialists in commercial shipping.
The Aframax tanker built at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering shipyard was named after Georgy Maslov. The vessel complies with all existing international and Russian standards of navigation safety and environmental protection. The ship’s cargo system allows simultaneous transportation and pumping of three different types of fuels in 12 cargo tanks, including crude oil and dark-oil products.