VEB Group to finance construction of new-generation tankers

During the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF), VEB Group inked a shipbuilding contract with Sovcomflot Group and Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex.

Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin, Sovcomflot Chief Executive and President Sergey Frank, and VEB-Leasing Chief Executive Artem Dovlatov exchanged documents in the presence of President of Russia Vladimir Putin.

In compliance with the contract, Zvezda will be commissioned to build two new-generation Aframax oil supertankers, with financing provided by VEB-Leasing.

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