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  • 2015 January 22 13:11

    SCF Melampus set sail for Nigeria (photo)

     LNG carrier SCF Melampus which joined the fleet of Sovcomflot (SCF Group) in early January 2015 has successfully passed the inspection of the chartering company Shell and set sail for Bonny Island (Nigeria) where Nigeria LNG plant (owned by international consortium of Shell, Total, Eni and NNPC) is located, says press center of SCF.

    On her first voyage with cargo SCF Melampus is supposed to call at one of the ports in the South-East Asia.

    SCF Melampus is the third tanker in a series of state-of-the-art vessels to be built under a partnership agreement between Sovcomflot and the shipyard STX Offshore & Shipbuilding. The naming ceremony was held for SCF Melampus on December 16, 2014.

    The current Sovcomflot fleet comprises 11 LNG and LPG carriers, which serve high-profile clients from the world’s largest oil & gas companies, including Gazprom, Sakhalin Energy, Sibur, Shell, Transammonia etc. Sovcomflot’s gas carriers operate on a global scale, and serve all main regions where LNG is produced and consumed. Sovcomflot ships are involved in numerous Russian and international shipping and transhipping projects. 

    Sovcomflot Group’s ship-building programme is overseeing the construction of three state-of-the-art LNG carriers, including a pilot reinforced ice-class vessel for the Yamal LNG project, which is planned to be operated on the Northern Sea route.

    Sovcomflot Group (SCF) is Russia’s largest shipping company and a world leader in the maritime transportation of hydrocarbons as well as the servicing and support of offshore exploration and oil & gas production. The company’s fleet (owned & chartered) specialises in hydrocarbon transportation from regions with challenging icy conditions and includes 153 vessels with a combined deadweight of over 12,74 million tonnes. The company is registered in Saint-Petersburg and has representative offices in Moscow, Novorossiysk, Murmansk, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, London, Limassol, Madrid, Singapore and Dubai.  

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    New LNG carrier of Sovcomflot is named SCF Melampus (photo) >>>>

    RS Class: construction of SCF MELAMPUS gas carrier completed>>>> 




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