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2016 September 30 13:49

Rosneft performed bunkering of training ships in the course of SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016 2016 (photo)

Rosneft performed bunkering of training ships Khersones and Mir in the course of SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016. RN-Bunker, a subsidiary of Rosneft, fueled the ships with DMF-I at port Novorossiysk with observance of maritime safety standards, the company says in a press release.

The International Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016 is being held from September 8 till October 4. The largest Tall Ships from 7 countries including Mir, Kruzenshtern, Nadezhda and Khersones tall ships of Russia cross the Black Sea and visit four ports: Constanta, Novorossiysk, Sochi and Varna.  More than 20 training tall ships of different classes participate in the Regatta. About 1,500 young people take part in the event. 

According to tradition, the Regatta is taking place under the patronage of the heads of the participating states.  The Regatta is organized by Sail Training International (STI), Russia’s largest shipping company Sovcomflot (Title Sponsor) and non-commercial organisation Sochi Marine Club with Rosmorport as a General Partner. The event is supported by RF Ministry of Transport, Russian Geographical Society and NOVATEK OJSC. 

On their route the tall ships and their crews spend four days at each city participating in the Regatta. Special programme is developed for citizens, tourists, crewmembers and guests including the parade of the participants along the main streets of the host cities, the parade of sail, fireworks, rock-concerts, sport competitions and ceremonial receptions for participants and guests of honour.