IMO secretary-general Koji Sekimizu has inaugurated a Transas simulation complex for tanker personnel, at the Makarov Training Centre in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Bomin Group, global supplier and trader of bunker fuels, has opened a new office in Nakhodka, Russia to meet growing demand for marine fuels and services across Far East Russia.
Sovcomflot has reported a $83.9m profit for 2014 as it continued to focus on developing its gas transportation business, and its tanker fleet benefited from a strong market.
Greece’s Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc has expanded to Russia with a marketing operation, employing five experienced bunker traders formerly with the now-defunct OW Bunker.
Sovcomflot reports an increase in operating profits across all five of its business sectors in the third quarter, bringing net profit to $45.4m up from $9.1m in the same period last year.