V.F. Tanker is awarded with an ensign “Industry Leader”

V.F. Tanker is awarded with an ensign “Industry Leader”
06.04.2017

in the category “Best Shipping Company” by the results of 2016

V.F. Tanker Ltd. (part of UCL Holding) has been announced the winner in the Industry Leader competition held by the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Trans-
port in the nominated category “Best Shipping Company” among Russian cargo carriers engaged in overseas transportation of liquid bulk cargoes.

This is the third time V.F. Tanker Ltd. is reckoned among the winners of the annual industry competition. Previously, the company was twice honored with the Best Shipping Company award following the results of 2012 and 2013.

Based on its performance in 2016, V.F. Tanker Ltd. has been awarded this honorary distinction for its excellent operating results, among which the key achieve-
ments include the successfully implemented projects for cargo base expansion and partial transfer of the cargo traffic from railroad to water transport in the liquid bulk cargo carriage segment. In its business activity, the company has prioritized the improvement of the operating efficiency of the new fleet and the orderly development of its potential in accordance with the today’s safety requirements at the international and national standards level.

    

The official acknowledgement ceremony summarizing the competition results took place on March 31, 2017 in the extended final session of the Panel of the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport.
The award – an Industry Leader pennant and a certificate – was presented to V.F. Tanker Managing Director Sergey Bryzgalov by the Deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation, Head of the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport, Viktor Olersky.

 

V.F. Tanker Managing Director Sergey Bryzgalov noted: “This traditional competition and the recognition by the industry community of achievements of water transport organizations are not only the evaluation of performance of each individual company’s specialist team, but also a mark of respect for the effort of all Russian river and sea transport workers”.

Background:

The Industry Leader competition was established in 2012 by the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport and is held annually upon year completion among Russian river and sea transport organizations.

The shipping company V.F. Tanker specializes in liquid bulk cargo transportation by inland and international waterways. The company operates over 80 vessels of the total deadweight of around 400,000 ton.

V.F. Tanker forms part of the VBTH shipping division of UCL Holding international transportation group consolidating a variety of Russian shipping, railway, stevedore and logistic companies.


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