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The Volga Shipping Company congratulates Volga workers on the professional holiday

30 June, 2017

Managing director of the Volga Shipping Company Alexander Shishkin congratulated employees on the oncoming professional holiday – the Sea and River Fleet Workers’ Day – at the ceremonial meeting held on June 29.

3 company employees got awards from the RF Ministry of Transport, 14 employees got letters of gratitude from the government of Nizhny Novgorod region, honorary diplomas of the governor, certificate of appreciation from the Ministry of Transport and Roads of Nizhny Novgorod region.

The best shipboard personnel and shore service workers got Letters of Gratitude from the company management and cash bonuses.

Traditionally, festive events for the Shipping Company long-service employees were held in Nizhny Novgorod, Gorodets, Volzhsky, Tolyatti, Oktyabrsky and Pamyat’ Parizhskoy Communy settlements, Bor.

A meeting on the occasion of the professional holiday was held today in Nizhny Novgorod in front of the Volga Shipping headquarters near the Volga Workers sculptural group. The monument was installed on the embankment of the Volga River in 2013 and was opened again after reconstruction.

Reference: The Volga Workers sculptural group is installed in front of the headquarters of the Volga Shipping company. The sculpture depicts a young river worker and a captain sharing his experience and skills with the new generation. The monument symbolizes continuity of generations of Russian river workers, pays homage to the Volga river fleet dynasties. It is the only monument in Russia, dedicated to river workers.