The Minister of transport: Sovcomflot is ready for privatisation

The Minister of transport: Sovcomflot is ready for privatisation


The state is not the first year plans to privatize Sovcomflot, but this has not happened yet. The company is ready for privatisation and is waiting for 2016, said transport Minister Maxim Sokolov.

MOSCOW, 16 Mar. The largest shipping company in Russia “Sovkomflot” (100% of shares belongs to the state) is fundamentally ready for privatisation, said transport Minister Maxim Sokolov.

“The shipping market has recently stabilized and even then, there are certain prerequisites, but to talk specifically about various sites where it can undergo privatisation of this or that package, dates and other identification companies, subscribers have the experts, we are experts in the transport sphere”, — he said.

“Fundamentally Sovcomflot is ready,” added the Minister.

The state is not the first year plans to privatize Sovcomflot. The state company is in the privatization list for 2016.

The group of companies “Sovcomflot” is one of the world’s leading shipping companies specializing in transportation of oil products and liquefied gas.