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Putin honours Zybko for work on Yamal LNG’s Arc7 flagship
Captain Sergey Zybko was recently presented with the Distinguished Maritime Service Order by Russian President Vladimir Putin for his contribution to the construction of the world’s first ice-breaking LNG tanker and its entry into operational service
DATE: 20/12/2018 SOURCE_NAME: TradeWinds SOURCE_URL:

Sovcomflot completes first Yamal LNG STS
Pskov loaded 170,000 cbm brought by Arctic LNG carrier from Sabetta
DATE: 26/11/2018 SOURCE_NAME: TradeWinds SOURCE_URL: AUTHOR_NAME: Gary Dixon

Sovcomflot: green shoots of recovery for tankers
Russian group makes it back into profit in third quarter
DATE: 16/11/2018 SOURCE_NAME: TradeWinds SOURCE_URL: AUTHOR_NAME: Gary Dixon

Russia's Sovcomflot crude oil tanker completes first voyage on LNG fuel
The Aframax tanker Gagarin Prospect delivered a cargo of 104,815 tonnes of crude oil from Primorsk to Rotterdam, the company said in a statement.
DATE: 25/10/2018 SOURCE_NAME: Reuters SOURCE_URL: AUTHOR_NAME: Jessica Jaganathan

Shell bunkers first Sovcomflot aframax with LNG
Energy major Shell has supplied LNG as bunkers in a ship-to-ship (STS) operation to the world's first LNG-fuelled aframax which it has chartered in from Russian shipowner Sovcomflot (SCF Group)
DATE: 04/10/2018 SOURCE_NAME: TradeWinds SOURCE_URL: AUTHOR_NAME: Lucy Hine

SCF orders LNG-fuelled aframaxes backed by 20-year charters
Sovcomflot (SCF Group) has ordered its first tankers at the new Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex in Russia
DATE: 11/09/2018 SOURCE_NAME: TradeWinds SOURCE_URL: AUTHOR_NAME: Gary Dixon

Sovcomflot heads to Russia’s Far East for tall ships regatta
World leaders took to the stage at the SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta, which was held in Vladivostok for the first time. It did not disappoint both in colour and spectacle.
DATE: 18/09/2018 SOURCE_NAME: TradeWinds SOURCE_URL: AUTHOR_NAME: Lucy Hine

Sovcomflot to take the lead in Novatek JV
Novatek CEO Leonid Mikhelson said: “Sovcomflot should take on the leading role in this, especially in terms of management.”
DATE: 03/08/2018 SOURCE_NAME: TradeWinds SOURCE_URL: AUTHOR_NAME: Lucy Hine

SCF shows interest in icebreakers and MR tankers
Sovcomflot is keeping a close eye on new Russian vessel projects for the construction of MR tankers and icebreakers that can use LNG as a fuel
DATE: 14/06/2018 SOURCE_NAME: TradeWinds SOURCE_URL: AUTHOR_NAME: Lucy Hine

Sovcomflot gears up for its first LNG-fuelled aframaxes
Charterers showing ‘huge interest’ in tanker newbuildings, says executive
DATE: 14/06/2018 SOURCE_NAME: TradeWinds SOURCE_URL: AUTHOR_NAME: Lucy Hine