Gagarin Prospect honored with Next Generation Ship Award 2019
Gagarin Prospect, the world’s first LNG-fuelled Aframax crude oil tanker which is owned and operated by Sovcomflot (SCF Group) honored with Next Generation Ship Award 2019 at Nor-Shipping 2019 in Oslo (Norway). As the ceremony participant told IAA PortNews, the award was received by Sergey Frank, President and CEO of Sovcomflot.
The tanker is the lead ship in Sovcomflot’s ‘Green Funnel’ series of 114,000-dwt Aframax tankers designed to use cleaner-burning LNG as their primary fuel.
Earlier, the Gagarin Prospect was awarded ‘Ship of the Year’ at the 2019 Marine Propulsion Awards.
Sovcomflot (SCF Group) is one of the world's leading energy shipping companies, specialising in the transportation of crude oil, petroleum products, and liquefied gas, as well as the servicing of offshore oil and gas exploration and production. The company’s fleet includes 146 vessels with a total deadweight of over 12.7 million tonnes. Over 80 vessels have an ice class.
Sovcomflot is involved in servicing large oil and gas projects in Russia and around the world: Sakhalin-1; Sakhalin-2; Varandey; Prirazlomnoye; Novy Port; Yamal LNG, and Tangguh (Indonesia). The company is headquartered in Saint Petersburg, with offices in Moscow, Novorossiysk, Murmansk, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, London, Limassol, and Dubai.
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