The North-Western Shipping Company offers goods transportation services using a unique modern fleet, a transportation technology, which allows to transport large volumes of goods from inland ports in Russia and other countries directly to consumers without transshipment in estuary and marine ports, which significantly reduces the cost of cargo transportation for cargo owners.
The company operates 60 vessels, including 47 freighters of the "river-sea" type, 10 sea ships and 3 "ro-ro" barges of the "river-sea" type with a total deadweight of about 288 th. tons.
60% of the company's fleet consist of vessels built between 2000 and 2013.
The company's fleet includes freight vessels with a deadweight of 2.2 to 7 th. tons and 3 barges
- 7 vessels of the “Omskiy” project with a deadweight of up to 3.5 th. tons
- 14 vessels of the “Sormovskiy", "Ufa", "Ivan Shchepetov" projects with a deadweight of 3.5 to 5.0 th. tons
- 29 vessels of the "Volzhskiy", " Amethyst", "Valday", "Rusich" projects with a deadweight of 5.0 to 6.0 th. tons
- 7 vessels of the "Neva-Leader" project with a deadweight of more than 7.0 th. tons
- 3 barges "Volgo-Baltika", "2033", "2034" with a deadweight of 2.2 to 3.6 th. tons
The vessels of the DCV36 project (“Amethyst”) with a carrying capacity of 4,800 tons, that the North-Western Shipping Company started operating in the period from 2011 to 2013, are used in maritime transportation and are also essential during the summer navigation along the Northern Sea Route. The vessels of the DCV36 project were the first of the company's ships to be equipped with electronic mapping systems and software for the calculation of operational stability.
The RSD49 project Vessels (“Neva-Leader”), added to the company's fleet in the period from 2012 to 2014, having a high cargo-carrying capacity (more than 7 thousand tons) and three holds of which is 51 meters long, are especially in demand for transportation of metals, grains, oversized cargoes. In 2013, the "Neva-Leader" vessels were recognized by the English Royal Society of Naval Architects to be the best "river-sea" dry cargo ships in view of their commercial, technical and operational quality.