In the first quarter of 2019, Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg JSC (SP SPb, a company of UCL Holding) handled 1.69 million tonnes of dry cargo, down 10% versus the same period of the previous year. The negative dynamics should be attributed to reduction of metal transshipment. However, handling of other types of general cargo – metal scrap, big-bags, containers and dry bulk cargo — showed an increase.
In the first quarter of 2019, companies of UCL Port, stevedoring division of UCL Holding, handled 9.9 million tonnes of cargo, up 6%, year-on-year. The growth was driven by increased transshipment of oil cargo.
In the first quarter of 2019, allocations of Multipurpose Reloading Complex LLC (MRC, a company of UCL Holding) operating at the port of Ust-Luga totaled RUB 76.9 million, up 56% as compared to the same period of the previous year.
In the first quarter of 2019, Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg JSC (SP SPb, a company of UCL Holding) allocated RUB 165.4 million for implementation of its development programme, 2.4 times as much as in the same period of the previous year.
In the first quarter of 2019, vessels of North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC, a company of UCL Holding) carried 1.2 million tonnes of cargo, which is similar to the result in the same period of 2018.
The Our Company corporate newspaper published by the Sea Port of St. Petersburg JSC (SP St. Pb, part of UCL Holding) has won in the All-Russian Best Corporate Edition 2018 Award contest, which is conducted by the Journalist Media Group with the support of the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly and the Federal Agency on Press and Mass Communications.
Yury Gilts has been appointed Managing Director of Volga Shipping Company JSC from 16 April 2019 in addition to his post of Managing Director of North-Western Shipping Company PJSC (both are companies of VBTH, shipping division of UCL Holding).
In the first quarter 2019, Training Center of Marine Recruiting Agency (MRA, a company of UCL Holding) trained 248 blue-collar workers including 194 people who completed the programmes of basic professional training and 54 people who completed the programmes of additional professional training. More than a half of the trainees – 129 people – obtained new professions.
North-Western Shipping Company PJSC (a company of UCL Holding) has been awarded with the “Industry Leader” pennant having won in the nomination of “Best Shipping Company in Dry Cargo Transportation”.
On 5 March 2019, Marine Recruiting Agency LLC (MRA, a company of UCL Holding) completed its first online training course for dock engineer, slingsman and tallyman specializations. The course was taken by 20 trainees.