Over a period of 10 months of the 2021 navigation season, dry cargo fleet of Volga Shipping Company carried more than 860,000 tonnes of coal, which exceeds the result of the same period in the previous year by over 60%.
Volga Shipping Company JSC has commenced a large-scale shipbuilding programme aimed at its fleet modernization. On 21 October 2021, keel-laying ceremony was held at Okskaya Shipyard for the Konstruktor Yegorov, lead ship of a new series of project RSD71.
On 21-24 September 2021, Saint-Petersburg will host NEVA 2021, the 16th international exhibition and conference on civil shipbuilding, port activities and shelf development. Volga Shipping Company JSC has traditionally been an exhibitor at NEVA taking an active part in the industry’s major event.
Volga Shipping Company will be building the new RSD71 design sea-going dry bulk ships. A large-scale fleet renewal program will begin with four river-sea mixed class vessels. The RSD71 project is being developed by the Marine Engineering Bureau. The construction is slated to begin in 2021.
Volga Shipping Company JSC and Volgo-Baltic Logistic LLC (subsidiary of Volga Shipping Company) have completed the delivery of equipment for construction of a windfarm in Kazakhstan under the order of ISS Global Solutions GmbH.
Volga Shipping Company JSC and Volga-Baltic Logistic LLC (subsidiary of Volga Shipping Company) have completed the delivery of oversize equipment for construction of the multifunctional terminal in the Leningrad Region intended for handling of mineral fertilizers, dry bulk and general cargo.
In the navigation season of 2020, vessels of Volga Shipping Company JSC carried 8.2 million tonnes of cargo by inland water ways of Russia. Exports made the bulk of cargo turnover.
In the first half of 2020, Volga Shipping Company transported 2.46 million tonnes of cargo having shown a 9% growth, year-on-year.