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Akela Waving Goodbye

Race Report 5: Provisional Results Are In

September 15, 2016

Provisional results for Race One (Constanta to

Novorossiysk) are in. These results remain provisional until all ships

are in port and have handed in their race declaration forms.

At

16:00 GMT (19:00 local) the time limit came into force and ships

recorded their positions in order that they could then switch on engines

and motor into Novorossiysk in time for the Opening Ceremony on Friday.

Provisional Results

Provisional Results Race One Class A

  1. Mir (Russia) and 2nd overall
  2. Nadezhda (Russia)äóÂ and 3rd overall
  3. Kruzenshtern (Russia) and 4th overall
  4. Pogoria (Poland) and 6th overall
  5. Kaliakra (Bulgaria) and 8th overall
  6. Royal Helena (Bulgaria) and 9th overall

Provisional Results Race One Combined Classes B, C and DäóÂ

  1. Akela (Russia) and 1st overall
  2. Adornate (Romania) and 5th overall
  3. Atyla (Vanuatu) and 7th overall
  4. Vityaz (Retired)

Akela has

already arrived in port and the remaining vessels are now heading into

Novorossiysk where they are expected to arrive before 12 noon (local) on

Friday (16 September).

You can track the ships using the YB tracking system, a device carried by each vessel with live tracking updated every 15 minutes.

Meanwhile

the Port of Novorossiysk is making final preparations for the arrival

and subsequent festivities. Public access will be from 16:00-19:00 on

Friday and 10:00-19:00 on Saturday and Sunday.

Picture: Crew of Akela waving goodbye to Constanta.

About Sovcomflot

PAO

Sovcomflot (SCF Group) is one of the world’s leading shipping

companies, specialising in the transportation of crude oil, petroleum

products, and liquefied gas, as well as servicing offshore upstream oil

and gas installations and equipment. The Group’s fleet comprises 148

vessels with a total deadweight of over 12.8 million tonnes. The company

is registered in St. Petersburg with offices in Moscow, Novorossiysk,

Murmansk, Vladivostok, Yuzhno Sakhalinsk, London, Limassol, and

Dubai.äóÂThe Group offers a wide range of vessels in the market segments

most demanded by major Russian oil and gas companies. With its own

technical development and unique approach to advanced technologies,

Sovcomflot has the ability to meet the most demanding customer

requirements, providing effective transportation for oil and gas

companies.äóÂThe Group is the title sponsor of SCF Black Sea Tall Ships

Regatta 2016. Previously

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