Water Transport newspaper will celebrate its centenary in 2018
Water Transport newspaper is going to celebrate its centenary in 2018. Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library (Saint-Petersburg) will hold video lectures dedicated to the newspaper anniversary in April 2018. The lectures will include video links with Moscow, Kazan, Novosibirsk, Arkhangelsk and Novorossiysk.
The National Library of Russia has only six issues of the first year. The history of the new state’s fleet was first written on grey paper of a double-column newspaper with a simple design and no pictures.
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Industry-focused newspaper Water Transport (certificate of media registration No FS77-35138) was set up in 1918. Throughout the years it has been developing together with the national shipping industry. Commissioned by the National Shipping Chamber (as the successor of the Association of Shipping Companies) IAA PortNews commenced monthly issue of Water Transport newspaper within the framework of the national industry-focused information project “Russian Shipping”. The recreated edition with almost 100-year history left the printing shop on April 15, 2011.