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  • 8 October 2018
    Equipment

    Western Baltija Shipbuilding (WBS) has officially started the construction of a new research vessel ordered by MEST Shipyard for the Faroe Marine Research Institute. WBS signed a contract with MEST Shipyard for the building and partial fitting out of the hull of the research vessel, which is 54 meters long and 13.7 meters wide, in February […]

  • 14 October 2014

    Nicholas Fairfax, Director of Sovcomflot UK, recently participated in the session of the Arctic Committee of the House of Lords. In his speech, Fairfax informed on experience of Arctic operations of SCF ships and transit voyages of the company’s tankers via sea lanes of the Northern Sea Route, Sovcomflot said in a statement. According to […]

  • 30 January 2012

    BLRT Grupp said today that it has delivered another gas-powered ferry. The new ferry will serve the Edøya-Sandvika route to Smøla in Nordmøre County. It was built by joint venture Fiskerstrand BLRT for the transport company Fjord1. The ship was designed by the other joint venture – Multi Maritime (Førde, Norway), the ferry’s hull and […]

  • 23 November 2012

    Klaipeda University and “Western Baltija Shipbuilding” signed, Nov. 14th, an agreement on the design and construction of a new research vessel. The vessel will not only be used for scientific purposes. It has been planned that the new research vessel will carry out monitoring of the marine environment, research on fish resources, incidents of environment […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gazprom’s CEO Alexey Miller and Sergey Frank, Director General of Sovcomflot met at the company’s headquarters in Moscow. “The parties discussed the cooperation in arranging marine shipping of liquefied natural gas (LNG), among other things, to Asia-Pacific markets,” Gazprom said in a statement. In January 2012 Gazprom and Sovcomflot reached the agreement on arranging a […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Polish state-owned utility Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE) has announced a tender offer to acquire a 100% stake in Poland’s largest privately-owned energy company – Polenergia.

  • 17 January 2012

    A new floating hotel for wind farm construction workers will arrive at the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm next week to replace the previous “floatel”, which is required elsewhere. The 145m Regina Baltica, a former cruise ferry, has been contracted as a hotel vessel for at least six months to provide accommodation for the workers […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Klaipeda University and “Western Baltija Shipbuilding” signed an agreement on the design and construction of a new research vessel on the 14th of November. “Today is a historic day. A process, which started about four years ago, became a reality today. There are no higher level schools in Lithuania which have constructed a new ship. […]

  • 28 August 2012

    Western Baltija Shipbuilding Yard recently launched the second multipurpose dry cargo barge of DCB23 project with 6100 t deadweight (building No. Nb 54). DCB23 project is designed by the Marine Engineering Bureau (MEB). DCB23 project barge may be used for transportation of general and dry bulk cargoes including scrap-iron, grain, timber, building materials etc. Barge […]

  • 30 January 2012

    BLRT Grupp delivered another gas-powered ferry today. The new ferry will serve the Edøya-Sandvika route to Smøla in Nordmøre County. It was built by joint venture Fiskerstrand BLRT for the transport company Fjord1. The ship was designed by the other joint venture – Multi Maritime (Førde, Norway), the ferry’s hull and pre-outfitting works were manufactured […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    A new floating hotel for wind farm construction workers will arrive at the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm next week to replace the previous “floatel”, which is required elsewhere. The 145m Regina Baltica, a former cruise ferry, has been contracted as a hotel vessel for at least six months to provide accommodation for the workers […]

  • 30 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    In Western Norway, the gas-powered ferry Edøyfjord delivered by BLRT Grupp started trafficking the route. The new ferry will serve the Edøya-Sandvika route to Smøla in Nordmøre County. It was built by joint venture Fiskerstrand BLRT for the transport company Fjord1. The ship was designed by the other joint venture – Multi Maritime (Førde, Norway), […]

  • 5 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      On 30 August 2011, the large-capacity “Suezmax” tanker Vladimir Tikhonov, owned by SCF Group (Sovcomflot), passed Cape Dezhnev thereby completing her transit along the Northern Sea Route (NSR) – the most difficult part of the high-latitude route from Europe to Asia through the Arctic. Vladimir Tikhonov is carrying a commercial cargo of over 120,000 […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Lithuanian ship repair company Western Shiprepair and the Dutch dredging company Van Oord continue their co-operation in ships’s repair and modernisation. This week SC Western Shipyard daughter company JSC Western Shiprepair is planning to finish upgrading works for the backhoe dredger Goliath and repair works for the split hopper barge Jan Leeghwater. In total, during […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    On 3 September 2012, tanker SCF Amur, owned by SCF group (Sovcomflot) passed Cape Dezhnev completing her transit along the Northern Sea Route (NSR) with a commercial cargo of 44,000 tonnes of petroleum products owned by “Gazpromneft”. The duration of the transit was 7 days. The average speed of the tanker passing through the Arctic […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Lithuanian ship repair company Western Shiprepair and the Dutch dredging company Van Oord continue their co-operation in ships´ repair and modernisation. This week SC Western Shipyard daughter company JSC Western Shiprepair is planning to finish upgrading work of the backhoe dredger Goliath and repair work on the split hopper barge Jan Leeghwater. In total, during […]

  • 12 April 2013

    Lindenau will carry on their proud tradition of shipbuilding and repairs under their well-known name, since it stands for long-time experience and skills in German shipbuilding and many remarkable newbuildings. But with the new investor, the core business of the third shipyard of the Privinvest Group in Germany is changing. From now on, Lindenau will […]

  • 25 August 2011

    On 20 August 2011 the tanker Vladimir Tikhonov, owned by SCF Group (Sovcomflot), started her Arctic voyage from Murmansk along the seaways of the Northern Sea Route (NSR). The voyage marks the first time in the history of the NSR that such a large Suezmax tanker (more than 160,000 dwt, enhanced ice class 1A (Arc […]

  • 16 April 2012

    Wartsila has signed contracts for delivery of ship design and complete propulsion system for a large trawler, Gitte Henning, which the shipyard Western Baltija Shipbuilding in Lithuania is to build for the Danish fishing company Gitte Henning A/S. The design contract includes all drawings and calculations that the shipyard requires to build the vessel. The […]

  • 29 March 2013

    OAO Sovcomflot President Sergey Frank presented a report at an Arctic summit organised by The Economist, a well-respected British magazine. The aim of the forum in Oslo was to discuss the most pressing issues concerning geopolitical and economic development in the Arctic, the ecological state of the region and the prospects of it changing in […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 28 October 2013, at 12:20 p.m. Moscow time, the SCF Group (Sovcomflot) tanker Viktor Bakaev passed Cape Zhelaniya, thus completing her transit of the Northern Sea Route (NSR). The voyage across the NSR took 14 days, including the time waiting for the ice convoy of vessels to form. The average speed of Viktor Bakaev […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A team of scientists and engineers from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and Newcastle University (NU) have developed a novel technique to measure sea surface height directly using global navigation satellite system (GNSS) technology in combination with a marine surface autonomous vehicle (SAV) called a GNSS-Wave Glider. The development team comprises of Miguel Maqueda (Leader […]