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Our company’s roots go back to the 19th century, when Russia’s first tanker took to the ocean
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We offer a wide range of services for safe and reliable energy shipping
We work hard to realise our potential, in the interests of our planet and its inhabitants
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In our business the team is at the heart of everything; every one of our employees must be qualified appropriately, and have the drive to achieve results
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Major historical events
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Letter To Vessel
History of our foundation
Sovcomflot was the first Russian shipping company founded in accordance with international standards and global practice
130 years of tanker shipping on the Black Sea
In 1885 the Russian tanker Svet (1,700 tonnes dwt) became the first oil tanker to enter the Black Sea
Bakaev, Viktor Georgiyevich
Viktor Georgiyevich Bakaev (1902 - 1987) – Doctor of Technical Science, Professor, author of a range of studies and numerous publications, including influential textbooks on the fundamentals of maritime fleet operation.
Bering, Vitus Jonassen
Vitus Jonassen Bering (1681 – 1741) is distinguished navigator and explorer Captain-Commodore.
Chirikov, Aleksey Ilyich
Aleksey Ilyich Chirikov (1703 – 1748) was a Russian navigator and captain who along with Bering was the first Russian to reach North-West coast of North America.
Dinkov, Vasily Aleksandrovich
Vasily Aleksandrovich Dinkov (1924 – 2001) was Minister of the Gas Industry (1985 –1989) and Minister of the Oil Industry (1985 – 1989).
Gotsky, Mikhail Vladimirovich
Mikhail Vladimirovich Gotsky (1907-1962) – a legendary ship’s captain, the Doctor of Geographical Sciences, who participated in the Second World War.
Guzhenko, Timofey Borisovich
Timofey Guzhenko – a State figure, the USSR Minister of Merchant Marine (1970 – 1986), the Hero of Socialist Labour, one of the founders of the Sovcomflot Group. He was born on 15 February 1918.
Kolodkin, Anatoly Lazarevich
Anatoly Lazarevich Kolodkin (1928 – 2011) – outstanding Russian lawyer and specialist in maritime law, doctor of legal sciences, professor of Moscow State Law Academy, judge at the UN International Tribunal for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (Hamburg), and member of the International Court of Justice (in The Hague).
Konetsky, Victor Victorovich
Victor Victorovich Konetsky was a war-ship seamen, a Master of merchant marine, a prominent author and a script writer.
Kosygin, Aleksey Nikolayevich
Aleksey Nikolayevich Kosygin (1904 - 1980) – a prominent statesman who was in charge of the USSR Council of Ministers for more than 15 years.
Lavrov, Kirill Yuryevich
Kirill Yuryevich Lavrov (1925-2007) – the actor of the Leningrad Bolshoy Drammatichesky Theatre (BDT). Starting from 1989 he was the artistic director of the BDT, the USSR People’s Actor, the Hero of Socialist Labour, the laureate of Lenin and State Prizes, the President of the International Confederation of Theatres Unions, the Honorary Citizen of St. Petersburg.
Maslov, Georgy Aleksandrovich
Georgy Aleksandrovich Maslov (1925 - 1997) - Honored Worker of the USSR Marine shipping, Honored Transport Worker of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, former chairman of all-Unionassociation "Sovfracht".
Senkevich, Yuri Aleksandrovich
Yuri Aleksandrovich Senkevich was a famous doctor, explorer, traveller and a TV presenter.
Tikhonov, Vladimir Ivanovich
Vladimir Ivanovich Tikhonov was a sea captain and a prominent seafarer. He worked as the Deputy and the First Deputy of the Minister of Merchant Marine of the USSR for more than 20 years.
Ulyanov, Mikhail Aleksandrovich
Mikhail Ulyanov (1927 – 2007) – the National Actor of the USSR, the Lenin Prize Winner, the Secretary of the Board of the USSR Cinema Union, the Chairman of the Theatre Worker’s Union of Russia, Member of the Parliament, Art Director of the State Academy Theatre named after Vakhtangov (1987 – 2007) – these are the milestones of the biography of this famous son of his Motherland, a talented actor and a great man.
Zuyev, Nikolay Ivanovich
Nikolay Ivanovich Zuyev (1922-1985) – The Great Patriotic War veteran, front-line soldier, decorated with top awards received from the USSR and other countries.
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