Sovcomflot bags second loan for LNG ships

Sovcomflot, the Russian shipping company, has signed a 10 year loan facility with three international lenders. Russian syndicated loan volumes remain low, but Sovcomflot is widely regarded by bankers as one of the stronger and more established Russian borrowers.

  • By Mariam Meskin
  • 09 May 2019

The $297m facility will be provided by Crédit Agricole, ING and KfW. 

Sovcomflot is mainly involved in shipping energy and commodity products. 

Proceeds will be used for the "pre- and post-delivery financing of two new generation 174,000 cubic metre Atlanticmax liquefied natural gas carriers, which will operate under long term ...

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5 MUFG 98,872.75 567 5.36%

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2 BNP Paribas 31.67 78 5.99%
3 ING 31.21 74 5.90%
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5 Deutsche Bank 21.89 32 4.14%