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SCF takes its know-how in ice to the next level
Arrival of first vessel brings Yamal LNG’s impending start-up into sharp focus.
DATE: 06/04/2017 SOURCE_NAME: TradeWinds SOURCE_URL: AUTHOR_NAME: Lucy Hine

Christophe de Margerie heads for ice trials
Russia's first ice-breaking LNG carrier has left port in search of Arctic sea ice to trial its new features prior to final delivery.
DATE: 17/02/2017 SOURCE_NAME: TradeWinds SOURCE_URL: AUTHOR_NAME: Lucy Hine

Russian cadet engineers a career with SCF Group

DATE: 17/02/2017 SOURCE_NAME: TradeWinds SOURCE_URL:

Novoship celebrates key staff at 50th anniversary
Russian president Vladimir Putin sent a greeting telegram, which emphasised that the company is “considered as one of the flagships of the Russian and world tanker fleet” today
DATE: 02/02/2017 SOURCE_NAME: TradeWinds SOURCE_URL:

SCF Group names new ice-breaking PSV in Finland
The vessel will be deployed year-round supplying Sakhalin Energy’s three offshore platforms in the Sea of Okhotsk, and also is equipped for environmental protection and rescue operations in case of emergency
DATE: 02/02/2017 SOURCE_NAME: TradeWinds SOURCE_URL: AUTHOR_NAME: Roderick Craig

Sovcomflot set to refinance tanker twins
Russian owner signs MOU with Sberbank for $180m loan covering a pair of shuttle tankers
DATE: 23/11/2016 SOURCE_NAME: TradeWinds SOURCE_URL: AUTHOR_NAME: Andy Pierce

Sovcomflot still 'high on privatisation list'
Nikolay Kolesnikov explains shipping and capital markets remain against long-awaited listing of tanker owner
DATE: 18/11/2016 SOURCE_NAME: TradeWinds SOURCE_URL: AUTHOR_NAME: Andy Pierce

Sovcomflot profit falls 36%
Seasonal tanker market weakness to blame for drop in profit
DATE: 18/11/2016 SOURCE_NAME: Lloyd's List SOURCE_URL: AUTHOR_NAME: Hal Brown

Sovcomflot stacks up profit in 2015
Russian owner sees strong tanker market and growing gas fleet power bottom line
DATE: 21/03/2016 SOURCE_NAME: TradeWinds SOURCE_URL: AUTHOR_NAME: Andy Pierce

Sovcomflot quadruples profit for 2015
Sovcomflot's success is the result of a conservative approach to the market. Long-term contracts shelter offshore and LNG operations, while tankers benefit from spot exposure
DATE: 21/03/2016 SOURCE_NAME: Lloyd’s List SOURCE_URL: AUTHOR_NAME: Gary Howard