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Magazine "OSK"

July 15, 2018

Russia sets the bar

The history of the development of the World Ocean is a chronicle of the accomplishments of brave and stout-hearted people. One of them is Fedor Konyukhov. His bright and intense life is admired by millions of people from different countries of the world. The famous traveler and navigator is preparing a new ambitious project: submergencein a bathyscaphe on the bottom of the Mariana Trench [...]
July 14, 2018

The sea – the choice of strong people

Good sailors, like any high class professionals, are trained since childhood.
The Youth Marine League is a regional public organization engaged in patriotic education in the traditions of the Russian Fleet, training of young men and women in the basics of the maritime affairs. It unites more than 18,000 teenagers from the young sailors clubs, cadet corps, yacht clubs and other marine patriotic organizations in more than 40 regions of Russia [...]
July 13, 2018

Right practice

In February this year, Sevmash Director General Mikhail Budnichenko was awarded at the first all-Russian contest Best Practices of Mentoring. The Head of Enterprise - Personal Mentor category was intended for the heads of companies, where more than five thousand personnel are employed. In addition, Vladimir Nekrasov, head of section in Sevmash’s Design Bureau, was among ten finalists in the Mentoring in the Workplace category [...]
July 12, 2018

Arctic hercules is ready for service with the northern fleet

In late 2017, the ceremony of hoisting the St. Andrews’s flag aboard the icebreaker Ilya Muromets took place at Admiralty Shipyards, St. Petersburg’s oldest plant. This, in a sense, is a milestone event for the Russian Navy: Ilya Muromets is the first military icebreaker capable of carrying out such a wide range of tasks that can be considered as a unique engineering solution for supply vessels [...]
July 11, 2018

The battle of ice

Transportation of goods along rivers has an ancient history and many advantages over the delivery by other modes of transport. But there is also a downside – a limited navigation season.
However, people tend to overcome difficulties. River icebreakers were an effective solution to the problem [...]
July 10, 2018

Open water holiday

Most cities and villages in Russia are located on the banks of rivers and lakes. Founding any settlement, our ancestors attached great importance to the fact whether there is a source nearby. But the rivers are not just the water we need, but also the fish that lives in it, and a path laid by nature itself, which is very convenient for people. To float timber, transport goods, travel [...]
July 9, 2018

A new look at the opening of navigation season

For the first time, the United Shipbuilding Corporation, together with the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, held a solemn event timed to the opening of the 2018 navigation season [...]
July 8, 2018

Small aircraft carrier with great capabilities

The amphibious forces – are an integral part of a strong, balanced navy capable of safeguarding the interests of a state that claims domination in an area of the world’s oceans, if not global domination [...]
July 7, 2018

Business is business

Civil shipbuilding has finally started to attract close attention of the state. The state council meeting on fisheries took place, common practice to place orders in South-Eastern Asia was heavily criticized, and a number of regulations encouraging businesses to place newbuild orders at russian shipyards are being drafted [...]
July 6, 2018

Monumental memory

There are monuments in many cities of Russia established in honor of shipbuilders. We begin a series of publications about them from Komsomolsk-on-Amur, St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad [...]
July 5, 2018

Three generations – one plant

Shipbuilding veteran Pavel Shilovsky received the title “head of labor dynasty” in 2013. Today his daughter and two grandsons work at Sevmash like him.
The total length of service of the dynasty is 116 years [...]
July 4, 2018

70 years under water

The march 31, 1948 decree of the USSR council of ministers and the CPSU central commission established design bureau no. 143 for designing unconventionally-powered fast submarines.
In October next year, Bureau No. 16 came into existence and it was expected that it would design light and heavy cruisers. In February 1974, a quarter of a century later, these two design bureaus were merged into one – the Malachit St. Petersburg Marine Engineering Design Bureau [...]
July 3, 2018

To keep traditions and strive forward

In March of this year, the Kronstadt Marine Plant, one of the oldest ship repair yards in Russia and the main domestic ship repair base in the Baltic, celebrates its 160th anniversary.
During this time, the yard has repaired more than 10,000 ships and vessels. It can be said that none of the Baltic Fleet ships passed the docks of and left with care by the Kronstadt shipbuilders [...]
July 2, 2018

The heart of Sevastopol

Three times decorated Sevastopol shipyard (Sevmorzavod), marking its 235th anniversary this year, traces its origin to the Sevastopol admiralty, which is as old as Sevastopol itself.
During this time, Russia’s oldest shipyards have repeatedly had to rise from the ashes. Sevastopol’s shipbuilders have no doubt that the native plant will be able to revive again [...]
July 1, 2018

USC at St. Petersburg international economic forum 2018

“Building a Trust Economy” is a slogan under which the forum was held this year.  It gathered more than 17,000 participants from 143 countries. During four days, over 1000 moderators and speakers spoke at the SPIEF on various issues: socio-economic development, small and medium-sized business, transport, ecology, public health, culture and tourism, education and science. Great attention was also paid to the theme of the development of the world’s oceans, shipping and shipbuilding [...]