Inflot World Wide Events
Because of INFLOT's excellent reputation, the company has been selected on numerous occasions to participate in exclusive and historic events. A sampling
1994: provided all services for the first visit to Russia of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on board the Royal Yacht Britannia;
1996: handled all agency activities for the international Cutty Sark regatta;
1997: was appointed agent and coordinator for the internationally acclaimed "Sea Launch" project in St. Petersburg. INFLOT made all the arrangements for several thousand crew members and employees, including specialized cargo operations for the "Zenith SL" spacecraft;
1998: was appointed general agent for the first-ever NATO naval squadron to call at St. Petersburg. On this occasion INFLOT handled all arrangements for vessels from eight different nations;
1999: INFLOT was appointed by Silversea cruises for the first in history call of foreign cruise ship to the port of Sevastopol. Black Sea division within INFLOT Network was introduced (offices in Sochi, Yalta, Odessa, Sevastopol, Varna, Constanta and Batumi).
1999: The General Agency contract was signed with Norwegian Cruise Lines, Crystal Cruises and Renaissance Cruises for Baltic and Black Sea regions.
2000: INFLOT Network was expanded to the White Sea (ports of Arkhangelsk, Murmansk, Solowski Isl. and others). Regular cruises of Hapag-Lloyd and Fred. Olsen in the region.
2000: Russian Far East was introduced for foreign cruise lines (ports of Vladivostok and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy). Regular calls of Princess cruises, Holland-America Cruise lines, Regent Seven Seas.
2001: INFLOT World Wide was chosen by the Russian oil export industry as first and exclusive shipping agent for the new oil terminal of Primorsk;
Also in 2001, INFLOT was honored to act for the m/t Petrokrepost during her inaugural call [at Primorsk], at which it was greeted by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
2002: INFLOT World Wide established good relations in the Far East (Vladivostok and Petropavlovsk Kamchatskiy) and opened the Russian Far East for cruise passengers.
2003: INFLOT World Wide had the honor of organizing a memorable cruise for gifted children from the Baltic Countries on board the Silja Opera under the patronage of the First Lady of Russian Federation, Mrs. Liudmila Putina.
2003: On the occasion of the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg, INFLOT World Wide provided services for the m/v "Silver Whisper", which was chartered by the Presidential Administration of Russian Federation to serve as a floating hotel for more than 45 State and Government leaders from all over the World.
2004: INFLOT World Wide was chosen by the leading ferry operators in the region, Silja Line Oy Ab and AS Tallink Grupp, to act as an exclusive agent in the port of Saint-Petersburg.
2005: INFLOT World Wide Group received general agency contracts from the leading Cruise Lines in the industry – Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Oceania Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Silver Sea Cruises, Costa Cruises, etc. to represent their fleet in the ports of the Eastern Baltic, Black Sea, White Sea and Far East.
2005: INFLOT World Wide Group expanded operations outside St. Petersburg to 500 port calls a year with the leading Cruise Lines, Russian Navy ships and luxury yacht multi-port service solutions.
2006: INFLOT World Wide St. Petersburg was appointed by the Government of Russian Federation as an agent for HDMS "ESBERN SNARE", which took part in the reburial ceremony of Empress Maria Fedorovna – widow of Emperor Alexander III – and made arrangements for all maritime and shore-side logistics related to this important historic event.
2006: INFLOT World Wide is honored to offer our clients full and comprehensive agency services covering South-Asian ports, located at Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Korea, Cheju Island, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Maldives, Seychelles, Madagascar, Namibia, Trinidad and Tobago, Guam, Saipan.
2006: INFLOT Worldwide Network was established in Asia to serve fleets of RCCL and Oceania Cruises. Asian division within INFLOT Worldwide Group was formed.
2007: Starting from year 2007 INFLOT World Wide is an official agent of International Maritime Defense Show.
2007: INFLOT World Wide Group has established headquarters of its branch INFLOT Worldwide Tours Black Sea Division in Yalta in order to coordinate Shore Excursion Services for all Black Sea Destinations
2007: INFLOT World Wide was nominated by Ministry of Economic Development of Russian Federation to act as an official partner of XI St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Chartering and full port service of m/v Victoria 1, used as a floating hotel for VIP-guests of the Forum.
2007: INFLOT World Wide hold all maritime and shore activities for the first-ever official visit of Chinese Navy to Russian Ports. Visit of Guaagzhou (frigate) and Wieshanhu (support ship) to the port of St. Petersburg.
2008: INFLOT World Wide together with Maritime Authority of St. Petersburg Port have been nominated by Ministry of Transport of Russia as executives for International Harbour Master Association Congress (IHMA) in St. Petersburg. 200 VIP-representatives of Maritime Industry from all over the world will take part in the IHMA Congress.
2009: Our company was appointed as official agent in Saint -Petersburg for the two world most famous regattas:
- The finish of Volvo Ocean Race 2009
- The Tall Ship Race - Baltic 2009
2010: INFLOT World Wide was appointed as an official agent in St. Petersburg for the regatta «Vendee minus; Saint-Petersburg 2010»
2011: INFLOT World Wide has successfully arranged first calls of cruise vessels to the port of Novorossiysk
2012: INFLOT World Wide was nominated by the Government of Russian Federation and Administration of Primorsky Region to act as an official partner of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2012.
2012: Chartering and full port service of m/v Legend of the Seas, used as a floating hotel for VIP guests of the Forum.
2013: INFLOT Worldwide was appointed as an official agent in St.Petersburg for the regatta North Stream Race 2013.
2013: INFLOT Worldwide was appointed as an official agent in St.Petersburg for the Royal Netherlands Navy ships delivery of Replica of Peter the First's House.
2013: INFLOT Worldwide was nominated by the Government of Russian Federation and Administration of Krasnodarsky Region to act as an official port agent for cruise ships chartered for the period of Olympic Games 2014 in Sochi.
2013: In March INFLOT Worldwide Group with assistance of US based compliance counsel has implemented Anti Corruption Compliance program in accordance to US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), UK Bribery Act, Russian Anti Corruption Legislation and other applicable laws worldwide which is a must for all our sub contractors all over the globe.
2013: INFLOT Worldwide Group has successfully engaged port of Korsakov and Sakhalin territory as new cruise destination in Russian Far East Region.
2014: INFLOT Worldwide was nominated by the Russian Authorities as well as Owners as an official port agent for cruise vessels chartered for the period of the XXII Olympic Games 2014 in Sochi.We were honored to serve “Norwegian Jade”, “Grand Holiday”, “Louis Olympia”, “Thomson Spirit”, “Snav Toscana”, “SPL Princess Anastasia” and “Princess Maria” who arrived in port of Sochi to provide accommodations for thousands of people during the XXII Winter Olympics. Also, Russian Sail Training Ships “Mir” and “Kruzenshtern” – world-known winners of international regattas who’s cadets voluntarily helped Spectators, Guests and Teams of Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games 2014 chosen INFLOT World Wide agency as the shipping agent and ground partner for their stay in Sochi.
2015: INFLOT Worldwide was appointed as the official agent to service Royal yachts during their visit to Sochi for the period of F1 racing.
2015: INFLOT Worldwide has signed agreement with Russian Far East Administration for mutual development of Region for cruise industry including consultation services of our company for modernization of port and tourism infrastructure of the Region.
2015: INFLOT Worldwide Group was officially appointed as port and shore excursion agent for arranging expedition cruise of m/v Silver Explorer over White and Barents Sea in 2016
2016: INFLOT was appointed as an agent for call of ARC “Gloria”, Colombian Navy, to St. Petersburg and made arrangements for all maritime and shoreside logistics related to this visit.
2016: INFLOT was appointed as an agent for call of BNS “Brazil”, Brazilian Navy, to St. Petersburg and made arrangements for all maritime and shoreside logistics related to this visit.