Volga Shipping Company confirms compliance of its Safety Management System with ISMC
In late March, Volga Shipping Company (a company of UCL Holding) confirmed the compliance of its Safety Management System (SMS) with the International Safety Management Code (ISMC). According to the company, Russian Maritime Register of Shipping has issued a confirming document valid for 5 years.
Vessel Safety Management System is a structured and documented system allowing the personnel of the company efficiently implement the company’s policy related to safety and environment protection.
Volga Shipping OJSC is one of the biggest transport companies in Russia. It was founded in 1843. The company transports cargoes along rivers and lakes of the country. In 2017, Volga Shipping carried 6.5 million tonnes of cargo.
The Company is a part of VBTH, shipping division of Universal Cargo Logistics Holding, international transportation group consolidating a number of Russian railway, stevedoring and logistic companies (the majority stakeholder of VBTH). The division also comprises North Western Shipping Company, V.F.Tanker and Okskaya Sudoverf shipyard.