Volga Shipping Company (a company of UCL Holding) has been announced the winner of the competition held by the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) and named the “Industry Leader” in the “Cargo Shipping Company” nomination.
On March 2, M/V Kapitan Kanatov left for her first voyage having marked the beginning of the navigation season of 2018 for Volga Shipping OJSC (a company of UCL Holding).
Volga Shipping Company (part of UCL Holding) is preparing 183 vessels for the navigation season, 5 more cargo ships than in 2017. Fleet maintenance facilities and ship repair yards are repairing hulls, engines, mechanisms, electric and radio equipment.
Results of Volga Shipping Company operation in 2017: growth of export and domestic cargo transportation
In 2017, vessels of Volga Shipping Company (a company of UCL Holding) carried 6.5 mln t of cargo, up 24%, year-on-year. Cargo turnover grew by 16%, year-on-year, to 6.25 bln t-km.
A ceremonial opening of the Volga Shipping Company (part of the UCL Holding) navigation on the Upper Volga took place on April 25th. The company vessel Volgo-Don 5050 passed through the gateway of the lock No.13 of Gorodets Hydro Power Plant and headed for Cherepovets for metal loading.
Vessels of the Volga Shipping Company delivered 5.2 mln tons of cargos in 2016, by 7% less than the previous year. The cargo turnover made 5.3 billion tkm, equal to the last year level.
On November 27 the Volga Shipping Company completed 2016 cargo navigation. According to recent reports the company vessels transported 5.2 mln tons of cargo, by 7% less than the previous year.
Over the period of 9 months in 2016 the Volga Shipping vessels transported 4.2 mln tons of cargo, which is by 11.6% or 0.56 mln tons less than over the same period last year.
On April 25 a ceremonial opening of the Volga Shipping Company navigation took place on the Upper Volga.
The navigation flag of 2016 is hoisted – the Volga Shipping starts cargo navigation on the Lower Volga