Evangelos Marinakis-controlled Capital Maritime & Trading affiliates have snapped up four LNG dual-fuelled aframax tankers from a group of banks that are selling off around 40 vessels formerly controlled by Russian shipowner Sovcomflot (SCF Group).

TradeWinds understands the tanker quartet comprises four of Sovcomflot’s so-called ‘Green Funnel’ fleet — the 113,170-dwt Alexander (ex-Gagarin Prospect, built 2018), 113,226-dwt Adam (ex-Lomonosov Prospect, built 2018), 113,170-dwt Alfred (ex-Mendeleev Prospect, built 2018) and 113,095-dwt Albert (ex-Samuel Prospect, built 2019).