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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

VF Tanker takes delivery of lead ship from Krasnoye Sormovo
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Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard today, May 5th, handed over to VF Tanker (part of UCL) a new oil tanker of project 19614, the UCL press office said. The 5,5dwt Mechanic Antonov, the first of eight tanker series, was launched on Dec. 30, 2010.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Russia to support shipbuilding industry in Far East, develop geothermal energy
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Russia will prepare a law to support shipbuilding industry in Far East by next week, Vice Prime Minister Sergey Ivanov said Sunday while inspecting the construction of maritime terminal on Kunashir Island.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

VF Tanker takes delivery of 3rd tanker from Krasnoye Sormovo
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Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard (part of MNP Group) handed over on May 20, 2011 the third tanker of project 19614 to VF Tanker (part Universal Cargo Logistics Holding), the MNP press service reported.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Deputy Transport Minister: Pro-shipbuilding bill will help reduce the average payback period of new vessels from 20 to 12 years
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Recently, the Russian Government has approved the bill on support of Russia's shipbuilding and shipping industry. As Deputy Minister of Transport of Russia Viktor Olersky said in an interview with journalists the amendments will help reduce considerably the payback period of new ships.
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Dec 2, 2000
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Russian antitrust agency gives the go-ahead to USC in buyout deal
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Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS of Russia) has approved the petition of United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) to acquire a 88.32-percent stake of the voting shares of Baltiysky Shipbuilding Plant and 75.82% of voting shares of Severnaya Verf Shipyard, the FAS press release said.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Sovcomflot advances Russia’s LNG development strategy, following Gazprom agreement, with order for two ultra-modern LNG carriers
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Sovcomflot (SCF Group), the largest operator of ice-class LNG carriers, confirmed its global leadership position by placing orders for two ultramodern ice-class LNG-carriers, that will be used by Gazprom Global LNG Limited (GGLNG) for LNG transportation.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

RS will class the state-of-the-art LNG carriers
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Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) will class two LNG carriers, ordered by Sovcomflot for Gazprom Global LNG.A series of two membrane 170 000 cu m capacity LNG carriers for the charterer Gazprom Global LNG (a Gazprom subsidiary) will be constructed in South Korea.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Volga Shipping takes delivery of 2nd dry cargo carrier from Okskaya Shipyard
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Volga Shipping Company commissioned the second dry cargo ship of project RSD44 built at Okskaya Shipyard, Marine Engineering Bureau said. The Volgamax Captain Zagryadtsev has some DWT 5,540 tons.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

USC and STX ink agreement to form new shipbuilding JV
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Russian United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) and South Korean STX Offshore & Shipbuilding yesterday signed an agreement to establish a joint venture “New Admiralty Shipyards”￾ to be based on the Kotlin Island in St. Petersburg, USC’s President Roman Trotsenko said Friday.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

USC’s orders book reaches $ 11 billion
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The portfolio of orders of United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) is currently $ 11 billion, the Corporation’s head said Wednesday. President of USC Roman Trotsenko, who attends the International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS-2011) in St. Petersburg, told reporters the corporation expects annual revenue of $ 5 billion.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Wärtsilä to supply main engines for 25 new Russian tankers
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Wärtsilä, the marine industry's leading systems integrator, has been awarded the contract to supply the main engines for a series of 25 tankers being built for Volga Shipping Co., Russia's oldest shipping company.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

USC likely to get an order for nuclear-powered icebreakers — Transport Minister
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United Shipbuilding Corporation will most likely be awarded a contract for nuclear-powered icebreakers, the Minister of Transport said. According to Igor Levitin, the Russian Government has set aside for 2012 the money for construction of a new generation icebreaker of a series of three newbuilds.
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From The Hellenic Shipping News:

Russia: Shipbuilding Yard Lotos Signs Contract for Construction of Two Tankers RST25
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Shipbuilding Yard Lotos signed contract for construction of two tankers pr. RST25 for Moscow Inland Navigation Company JSC. The vessels will be constructed according to leasing scheme with participation of lessor — Gastechleasing LLC.
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