Joint stock “Volga Shipping” is one of the largest shipping companies in Russia. It was founded in 1843. The company performs freight transportation on the rivers and lakes of Russia.
The geographic boundaries of the Shipping Company’s activities include the territory of the North-West, Moscow region, Kama, Belaya and Volga-Don basins. The ships of Volga Shipping Company carry freight from St. Petersburg, including the Ladoga and Onega lakes, Moscow and Upper Kama (Berezniki and Solikamsk) to Astrakhan and ports of the Azov and Black Seas.
The company is providing for the shipping needs of 7 republics and 17 industrial regions of Russia.
Volga Shipping Company is the leading river shipping company in Russia. The company holds a central position in the cargo transportation system of the Unified Deep Water System that accounts for more than half the cargo turnover of all inland water transport operations in the country. The vessels of the Shipping Company are not only able to transport cargo between river ports but also can transport exported goods to sea terminals.
Cargo volume in 2017: 6.5 mln tons.
- Mineral fertilizers
- Chemical fertilizers (ammonium nitrate etc.)
- Building materials (crushed stone, gravel, sand and gravel)
- Metal and metal products
- Industrial and chemical raw materials
- General cargoes
- Heavy and oversized cargoes