Gazpromneft Marine Bunker is a Gazprom Neft subsidiary, established in 2007 to provide year-round sales of marine fuels and lubricants for marine and river transport. The company is one of the most important oil-products suppliers in Russia’s North—West Region, achieving sales of approximately 332,000 tonnes of marine fuels at the Sea Port of St Petersburg in 2018.
Federal state unitary enterprise “Rosmorport” (FSUE “Rosmorport”) was created by regulation of the Government of the Russian Federation in 2003 promote the development of marine transport infrastructure, realise transit potential and increase the competitiveness of Russian seaports. Rosmorport operates in 65 of Russia’s 67 seaports. The business’s core objectives are ensuring safe navigation in the waters around sea ports (and approaches thereto), ensuring the effective use of federal property, and developing port infrastructure.
* MARPOL — the “International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships”. * MARPOL — the “International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships”. An amendment to the main treaty in early 2015 introduced a further regulation governing the permissible amount of sulphur in marine fuels used in vessels covering Sulphur Emission Control Areas (SECA, covering shipping zones including the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and the English Channel, where vessels are required to switch to low-sulphur fuels). With effect from 1 January 2020 the requirements of the MARPOL Convention forbidding the use of fuels with sulphur content above 0.5 percent will be introduced for throughout international navigation.