An expanding Abu Dhabi ship manager and owner has emerged as the owner of four vessels sold off by sanctioned Russian state shipping company Sovcomflot (SCF Group).

Brokers reported that Al Seer Marine Supplies & Equipment has acquired two VLCCs, the 321,000-dwt SCF Shanghai (built 2014) and Svet (built 2013), plus two LPG carriers, the 20,550-cbm Sibur Voronezh and 20,311-cbm Sibur Tobol (both built 2013).