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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 Transport 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 achievements 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”.