Seatrade, an international maritime industry publication, has awarded SCF Group one of its 2017 annual industry awards. SCF’s 2016, USD 750 million 7-year bond offering has been named as ‘Deal of the Year.’
This award recognises a significant business deal within the international maritime industry, supporting its growth and sustainability.
Nikolay Kolesnikov, Executive Vice President and CFO of SCF Group, commented during the award ceremony:
“We are very honoured to have received the Deal of the Year Award from Seatrade, a true authority in the industry. The fact that we raised a large amount of unsecured debt on very competitive terms demonstrates the confidence that investors have in SCF and reflects the strength of our business model and performance. We were especially honoured to receive this award on the eve of the Russian Merchant Seafarers’ Day. This award goes to the whole SCF team, and first and foremost to its seafarers out at sea standing watch on SCF vessels around the globe.”
This is the second time SCF Group has received a Seatrade Award, following the Seatrade Global Performer 2010 award granted in recognition of its pioneering work with Arctic icebreaking tanker operations.