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.
In 2018 Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg JSC (SP St.Pb, part of UCL Holding) continued investments in its environmental sustainability. The Company spent in excess of RUB 44.5 million for environment protection measures, which is 31% higher on the previous year’s expenditure figures.
In line with its sustainability policy Port of Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region based Murltipurpose Reloading Complex (MRC, part of UCL Holding) allocated for 2018 environmental protection programme RUB 3.92 million, which is 11% more than a year earlier.
In 2018, Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg JSC (SP SPb, a company of UCL Holding) allocated more than RUB 650 million for implementation of its development programme with payments for new equipment and modernization of production sites being among the key expenses of the company.
In 2018, Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg JSC (SP SPb, a company of UCL Holding) allocated more than RUB 37 million for implementation of labour protection measures.
In 2018, allocations of Multipurpose Reloading Complex LLC (MRC, a company of UCL Holding) operating at the port of Ust-Luga (Leningrad Region) for implementation of its development programme totaled almost RUB 370 million, which is 2.3 times more as compared with the allocations of the previous year.
As part of its technical upgrading programme, Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg JSC (SP SPb, a company of UCL Holding) has put into operation new portal crane Vityaz costing over EUR 3.5 million. During its first shift the crane handled more than 300 tonnes of aluminum.