News - North-Western Shipping Company
31 of January 2018
On 30 January 2018, North-Western Shipping Company (PJSC NWSC, a company of UCL Holding) celebrated 95 years from its foundation.
29 of January 2018
In 2017, the volume of shipments undertaken by vessels of North-Western Shipping Company increased by 3.5%, year-on-year, to 5.8 million tons.
News - UCL Holding
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.
Rivers and canals were one of the ancient methods of transport. Shipping has its roots in antiquity. In the eighteen century the shipping reached its peak in development, but then declined because it failed to withstand competition with transport by rail.
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