Traditional meetings of the company crew personnel with the Volga Shipping management took place in December 2015.
The North-Western Shipping Company emerges victorious from the conflict with Finnish labor union FSU
The North-Western Shipping Company forced the Finnish Seafarer Union (FSU) to satisfy a judgment of a local court of lifting the boycott of unloading of “Malachite” motor vessel at the Finnish port of Uusikaupunki.
The representatives of Finnish Seafarer Union (FSU) evade the formal receipt of judgment of a local court dated December 14 of the illegality of the FSU’s actions and of lifting the boycott of unloading of “Malachite” motor vessel at the Finnish port of Uusikaupunki.
On December 10 the representatives of Finnish Seafarer Union (FSU) committed actions at the Finnish port of Uusikaupunki that eventually resulted in refusal to unload “Malachite” motor vessel which operated as part of the fleet of “North-Western Shipping Company” OJSC (“NWSC” OJSC).
New RSD44 project vessels, operating in the Volga Shipping fleet, celebrate their first anniversary – five navigations on the inland water ways. During the whole period of operation since 2011 the vessels transported 3.6 mln tons of different types of cargo.
Key topic: safety of navigation for vessels carrying hazardous cargoes
In the framework of equipment modernization programme, Multipurpose Reloading Complex in the port of Ust-Luga (Leningrad region) bought 3 wheel-mounted mobile conveyors LK-2512. The new equipment will allow the company to intensify cargo handling and optimize technological process.
On November 20 the Volga Shipping Company completed 2015 cargo navigation.
During 2015 navigation 153 students had practical training on cargo vessels of the Volga Shipping Company, including 146 trainees having full-time employment and 7 students working part-time.
Fitch Ratings agency has affirmed the long term issuer default rating of UCL Rail and its railway operator subsidiary Joint Stock Company Freight One (Freight One) at 'BB+'.