Company Profile


Sovcomflot is Russia’s largest shipping company, and one of the global leaders 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 145 vessels with a combined deadweight of 12,630,906 tonnes with the average age of 8 years. A third of these vessels have a high ice class.

Structure of the fleet

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Transportation of crude oil

Crude oil tanker division

– VLCC, Suezmax, and Aframax crude oil carriers

Transportation of petroleum products and bulk cargoes

Product tanker fleet division

– LR II, LR I, MR, and Handysize product carriers and chemical tankers

– Panamax bulk carriers

Transportation of liquefied natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas

Gas fleet division

– LNG and LPG carriers

Supply and servicing of offshore platforms, management of terminals, safe shuttle shipments of oil

Offshore fleet division

– Shuttle tankers of the tanker sizes Aframax, Panamax and MR

– Multifunctional icebreaking vessels

Offshore seismic exploration


– Seismic research vessels

Sovcomflot operates vessels in the segments that are in highest demand by the leading Russian and international oil & gas companies. The company services large-scale energy projects in Russia and abroad, including Yamal LNGSakhalin-1, Sakhalin-2, PrirazlomnoyeNovy PortVarandey, Tangguh. Sovcomflot’s unique engineering solutions and unrivalled range of the very latest technologies, chiefly for undertaking shipments in extreme climatic conditions, allow it to satisfy the most complex requirements of its clients, and provide them with reliable and effective transportation services.

Sovcomflot is one of the largest ordering customers of civil ship-building in the Russian Federation.

The company is registered in Saint-Petersburg and has representative offices in Moscow, Novorossiysk, Murmansk, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, London, Limassol and Dubai.

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