The most modern Russian gas carrier "Veliky Novgorod", under construction at the South Korean shipyard STX to order of "SCF", was launched in January. As part of a long-term partnership with OAO "Sovcomflot" and shipyard STX, Group "Transas" supplied the complex radio navigation equipment for the vessel. In total, the partnership "Transas" supply systems of navigation equipment for 4 +2 same type LNG carriers, including "The Great Novgorod" and "Pskov", for which deliveries have already been implemented.
After the experts "Transas" start-up and running and passing the mooring trials scheduled for the summer of 2013, a ship in the next 6 months will be subject to complex commercial trials in which, in particular, will be tested and navigation equipment.
Group "Transas" produces a wide range of marine equipment, which has a type approval certificates of the international classification societies, DNV, BSH, Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS), and allows the company to compete with the world's leading suppliers participating in ship-building projects both in Russian and foreign shipyards.
According to the Head of Maritime Department of the Group "Transas" Andrew Belenteva,"Successful implementation of this and other international projects confirms once again that Russian suppliers of high-tech equipment for the shipbuilding industry confidently entered the cohort of the major players in this market by participating in the most complex shipbuilding projects and enhancing the image of Russia as an economy capable of supporting the export of intellectual products and services" .
"Veliky Novgorod" — a modern type of gas carrier Atlanticmax (ice class Ice2 (1C), cargo capacity of about 170,000 cubic meters.) Special design with a set of equipment for use in low temperature conditions. Able to perform year-round transportation of gas with almost all existing LNG terminals. Delivery of the vessel into service is scheduled for December 2013.
Group "Transas"— A famous Russian designer, manufacturer and supplier of a wide range of on-board electronics, marine, and aviation training and other innovative, high-tech products for civilian, military and dual-purpose.
The company was founded in 1990 in St. Petersburg. Total staff of enterprises in the Group "Transas" Today, more than 2,000 people. The distribution network of representative offices in 130 countries. The company is headquartered in St. Petersburg. The production is certified according to the international quality standard ISO 9001.
The group of companies "SCF" (GFR)— Russia's largest shipping company, one of the world's leading shipping companies in the field of maritime transport of hydrocarbons, as well as servicing the offshore exploration and production of oil and gas. Own and chartered fleet, specializing in the transportation of hydrocarbons from areas with difficult ice conditions, includes 159 vessels with a total deadweight of about 12 million tons. One-third of them have a high ice class. SCF is involved in serving major offshore energy projects in Russia and the world, "Sakhalin-1", "Sakhalin-2", "Varandej», Tangguh, Escobar, Peregrino. The company is headquartered in St. Petersburg, representative of GFR are located in Moscow, Novorossiysk, Murmansk, Vladivostok, London, Limassol, Madrid, Singapore and Dubai.