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.
Gazprom gas-engine fuel is a single-market operator developing the gas-engine fuels market through Gazprom PJSC. Its key areas of activity are sales of natural gas as a marine fuel, building and operating gas refuelling infrastructure, and popularising the use of natural gas for transport through its EcoGas brand.
The United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) is Russia’s largest shipbuilding company. Established by Presidential Decree in 2007, 100 percent of the company’s shares are government-owned. The business includes about 40 businesses and industry organisations (key shipbuilding and dry-dock shipyards, as well as leading design bureau). Most domestic construction facilities are currently concentrated within USC. While the company does export to 20 countries worldwide, the Russian market is the priority for the corporation.
* “Ship-to-ship (STS)” LNG bunkering involves the direct transfer of LNG from a bunkering barge to a vessel.
** “Shore-to-ship” operations involve LNG bunkering from the shore, using a LNG storage and delivery system located within a port or in its immediate vicinity.
*** “Truck-to-ship” involves LNG bunkering directly from tankers.