Fleet maintenance

Contact Info

Technical Department
Phone: +7 (831) 434 47 93, +7 (831) 431 35 87
E-mail: tech@volgaflot.com

Safety and quality are the main priorities of the technical management of the fleet.

Volga Shipping Company’s team operates in accordance with unified principles based on integrated Safety Management System (SMS).

The technical management of the Company ensures the best operational condition of its fleet, strictly complies with national and international technical safety and quality standards.

The main tasks of technical management:

  • monitoring of the technical condition of ships and ensuring uninterrupted commercial operation of the fleet;
  • preparation of routine repair and maintenance of marine equipment while ships stay afloat;
  • comprehensive preparation of ships for repair (technical audit, preparation of overhaul specification, selection of a shipyard for scheduled drydocking, request for bids for the selection of shipyards and marine spare parts suppliers);
  • technical support during the repair, modernisation, refitting and construction of new ships;
  • scheduled survey of ships by classification societies specialists and other control and supervisory authorities, operational interaction with regulatory bodies on the technical operation of the fleet;
  • participation in investigations into accidents and operational damages to ships, measures to prevent the accidents and minimize possible risks;
  • prevision of marine insu rance guarantees with leading Russian and foreign insurance companies;
  • training and consulting crew members on the maintenance of ship;
  • management of the fleet maintenance and repair base;
  • budgeting of engineering costs, accounting and costs analysis for ship technical budgets and control of execution.

Competent maintenance, high-quality ship repairs, a clear procedure for ship-to-shore interaction, permanent improvement of the SMS are the key principles of Volga Shipping Company, which ensure the fleet operational capability 24/7.