Financial results

Key financial results for 2020

Time charter equivalent revenues

SCF Group’s time-charter equivalent (TCE) revenue for 2020 rose by 6.7 per cent year-on-year to
1,350.6 US$ million
  • Industrial business segments contributed US$681.1 million to 12M 2020 TCE revenue (6.6% up from 2019). The key factor for the growth in TCE revenue in industrial segments was the commissioning of two new LNG carriers chartered out under long-term contracts with international oil and gas companies Total and Shell in February and September 2020, respectively.
  • 2020 TCE revenue in conventional segments increased by 9.9% compared to 2019 and amounted to US$626.4 millionConventional segments include transportation of crude oil and oil products. The increase in revenue was primarily due to the positive dynamics of freight rates in the first half of 2020.

Contract backlog

As at 31 December 2020, the contract backlog stood at about
24 US$ billion


EBITDA was up 9.8% compared to 2019 and amounted to
903.4 US$ million
EBITDAThe figure indicated in this report refers to adjusted EBITDA – see the definition in the glossary. margin improved by 1.9 bps to
due to an increase in the profitability of the conventional segment.


Net profit increased by 18.4% compared to 2019 and amounted to
266.9 US$ million
Net profit margin increased by 2.6 bps year-on-year to

Net cash flows from operating activitiesт

Net cash flow from operating activities increased by 16.8% to
927.4 US$ million
as a result of a rise in revenues.

In October 2020, PAO Sovcomflot conducted an initial public offering on the Moscow Exchange. The total net proceeds of the IPO, after expenses and stabilisation-related buy-back, were
37.4 RUB billion
(equivalent to US$480.8 million as of the date of issue).

As of 31 December 2020, net debt stood at
2,392.0 US$ million
as compared to US$3,082.3 million as of 31 December 2019. The decrease in net debt was due to a partial repayment of debt, including through funds raised during the initial public offering. The net debt to EBITDA ratio decreased to 2.6.