Sovcomflot Training Center signs MRM licence agreement

By February 5, 2015February 17th, 2015Maritime Resource Management (MRM), New clients

On 5th February 2015, Training Center “Sovcomflot” in St. Petersburg signed an MRM licence and support agreement with ALL Academy International AB. Signatories were Captain Igor Pankov, Head of Training Center “Sovcomflot”, and Martin Hernqvist of ALL Academy International AB.

Sovcomflot is Russia’s largest shipping company and one of the world’s leading energy transporters. Its fleet consists of 153 vessels (12,74 million dwt) and 9 newbuildings (0,33 million dwt). The average age of the vessels is about 9,2 years and all tankers are double-hulled. The corporate structure involves shipowning, commercial and technical management and the company employs 4450 Russian seafarers and 2213 shore-based personnel.

Training is important and at the heart of this system are the Sovcomflot Training Centre in St. Petersburg and the Novoship Training Centre in Novorossiysk. The Sovcomflot Training Center in St. Petersburg was opened on 22 December 2012 and the training center became operational in 2013.

Training Centre Sovcomflot

Next generation seafarers being trained at Training Center “Sovcomflot” in St. Petersburg. Captain Igor Pankov, Head of the Training Center, to the right. Photo credit: Sovcomflot


  • Please click here for more information about Sovcomflot Training Centres.
  • For photos and text from the opening ceremony of Training Center “Sovcomflot” on 22 December 2012, click here.

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