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16 of June 2012

According to information recently circulated in Russian and foreign media, bulk cargo vessel Professor Katsman operated by JSC North-Western Shipping Company (part of UCL Holding group) allegedly delivered some arms to Syria. The company officially presents the results of internal investigation to avoid any further circulation of absurd speculations.

28 of February 2012

On February 24, 2012 the meeting of the Board of Directors of JSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” (“SP of SPb”) took place. At this meeting its Head was elected.

Press about the company

22 of May 2012

The North-Western Shipping Company’s shipbuilding program provides for building of 10 cargo vessels. And besides, the Company will accept for management 12 more motor vessels that are being built on order by UCL Holding. As noted by Albert Vygovskiy, Managing Director of the JS «North-Western Shipping Company», the Company faces problems of how to renew the fleet and increase its carrying capacity.

Interesting case

The word tariff comes from the name a small town Tarifa near the Strait of Gibraltar. In the days of Arabian dominion the Arabs levied fees from all vessels passing through the Strait according to the quality and quantity of goods. Later tables for collection of fees were also used in other countries, and the word tariff came into general use.

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