Volga Shipping


Volga Shipping Company

Joint Stock «Volga Shipping» is a leader among Russian shipping companies operating on river and ‘river-sea’ (shallow draft) transportation market.

It provides services on the inland waterways of Russia as well as on the ‘river-sea’ and international sea routes.

We use the world’s best practices and our own ship repair assets to keep the fleet in excellent technical condition. Keeping the centuries-old traditions of the industry, we combine the highest international standards with modern approach.

The team of Volgaflot represents the center of shipping competence based on on 180 years of the company’s history and the merger of several industry-leading companies.


> 230 vessels

Total deadweight

> 1 M ton

Annual volume of shipment

> 15 M ton

Our mission

To be a reliable partner in waterborne transport service, to ensure the safety requirements for ships and people involved in the transportation business, in compliance with international and national environmental standards and best practices.

Our fleet is our key advantage

> 170 Inland fleet
50 Sea-river dry cargo fleet

Main transported types of cargo

Among the regular customers are Russian and international metal producers, timber holdings, fertilizer producers, world leaders in the grain trade. The bulk of the company's transportation is carried out on the basis of long-term contracts.



Project cargo

Ferrous metal



Crushed stone