North-Western Shipping Company is the largest carrier in the Russian system of waterways, specializing on the export-import shipping of bulk, general and project cargoes, towages of oversized cargo and craft. The company provides a full range of transport services on the inland waterways of Russia and international sea traffic.
The company operates a fleet numbering of 60 cargo «sea» and «river-sea» vessels with the deadweight from 3,000 to 7,000 tons and 3 «Ro-Ro» «river-sea» barges. Total deadweight of fleet makes 270 thousand tons, average age of fleet is 14 years. The fleet of shipping company is the largest and one of the most modern fleet in Russia.
Vessels of NWSC transport annually about 6 million tons of cargoes for a huge number of clients, among which largest metallurgical enterprises, timber industry concerns, producers of fertilizers, world leaders in the field of trade in grain and the oil and gas companies.