Sovcomflot announced changes to the structure of its technical management operation and new appointments, as part of the company’s ongoing strategic development plans.
Igor Tonkovidov, Executive Board member of OAO Sovcomflot and since 2009 the President of Novoship, is appointed Executive Vice President of OAO Sovcomflot and Technical Director of SCF Group. As Executive Vice President his responsibilities will include: technical policy and the development of innovation at SCF; the safety of navigation and also cooperation with companies within the shipbuilding industry. In his new role he will oversee the work of the newly established SCF Department for Technical Management Policy.
Yuri Tsvetkov, member of the Board of Directors of OAO Novoship, Vice President and Head of Internal Audit of Sovcomflot, is named President of Novoship – a subsidiary of SCF Group.
These changes to SCF Group’s technical management operation have been made to support the Group’s strategy and to ensure the development of new service areas for offshore oil and gas projects on the continental shelf. They are designed to enhance the development of innovation at SCF, and to further improve the ongoing safe and efficient operations of the Group and the quality of its customer service. The changes include the implementation of a set of measures to assist the transition of all companies currently responsible for SCF Group’s technical management into a united technical operation for the fleet.
LNG World News Staff, October 05, 2012; Image: SCF