2017 December 1 15:05

Sea Port of St.Petersburg increased social expenses

From the beginning of 2017JSC «Sea Port of St.Petersburg» (SPSP, a company of UCL Holding) invested 34.8 mln RUR in social programme implementation which is 20% more than for the same period of last year.

According to the company, growth of this figure is the result of considerable rise in payments under Collective Agreement – by 47%. More than half of these payments are financial compensations and assistance to the employees – the amount of those has grown by 66% compared to the similar period of 2016.

Also, from the beginning of this year SPSP increased the financing of personnel training programmes by 24%. During the mentioned period the number of participants of various professional development programmes increased by two times up to 847 people.

Within this year the company covered the expenses of employees for health care, recreation, sightseeing tours, health resort treatment and fitness. Specific financial support was provided to large families and single-parent families, as well as for the employees going through hardships in their lives. Besides, financial support was provided to the port veterans and the contributions were made to charity.

JSC «Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg» (a company of UCL Port – stevedoring division of the international transportation group UCL Holding) – is the largest provider of cargo handling services for all types of dry cargoes in the Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg.  It operates several state-of-the-art multi-purpose terminals for handling of general and bulk cargoes, as well as specialized terminals for ro-ro and container cargoes. For 9 months of 2017 the company’s cargo turnover amounted to 5.1 million tons.