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Magazine "OSK"

December 12, 2018

Through the ice to the New Year

Every year, winter cruise routes generate growing interest among tourists, but this market is virtually absent in Russia. River cruises in the central part of the country freeze with the onset of the first frost until mid-April. And only Moscow remains the single city with year-round navigation [...]
December 12, 2018

Unique exhibit

One of the exhibits in particular is a reason for a permanent pilgrimage of people of all ages to the museum. It is a mock-up of the submarine designed by military engineer, Adjutant-General Karl Schilder. People are attracted not only by the design, but the engineer’s biography as well [...]
December 12, 2018

Museum of the hour

September 20 saw the 50th anniversary of the Proletarsky Plant’s museum, one of St. Petersburg’s oldest corporate museums [...]
December 12, 2018

Big Fishing

The improvement of the economic efficiency and enhancement of the competitiveness of the Russian fisheries industry, envisaged by the draft strategy for the development of Russia’s fisheries complex until 2030, is impossible without advanced vessels [...]
December 12, 2018

What tomorrow brings

The coming 2019 has been declared the year of nuclear icebreakers by the Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation. The domestic nuclear icebreaking fleet celebrates its 60th anniversary [...]
December 12, 2018

Standard of cleanliness and order

All new is well forgotten old. This popular wisdom is largely embodied in USC’s program aimed at improving and optimizing production processes at the corporation’s enterprises [...]
December 12, 2018

A New Life of the Legendary Ships

For most countries, maritime museums are a kind of symbol to declare itself as sea power. Today there are about two hundred museums in the world. Unfortunately, in Russia, which has access to the Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic Oceans and numerous seas, there had been no complex maritime museums until 1990. But everything changed in the early 1990s, when the World Ocean Museum was set up in Kaliningrad [...]
December 12, 2018

Heroic Malyutkas

The year 2018 is marked by several anniversaries related to the Russian submarine fleet. The first submarine with a diesel-powered reversible engine was launched 110 years ago. Diesel submarines continue to play an important role in ensuring the effectiveness and capabilities of the Russian Navy [...]
December 12, 2018

Leninsky komsomol: History of a repair project

Did the first Soviet nuclear submarine Leninsky Komsomol undergo repairs at Zvezdochka? Alexander Kulikov, a person in charge of construction and delivery of nuclear submarines repaired at Zvezdochka to customer, an active participant in many events in the history of Russian shipbuilding industry gave answers to this and other questions [...]
December 12, 2018

Motorcycle greeting to the first nuclear submarine

The domestic nuclear-powered submarine K-3 Leninsky Komsomol is the firstborn of nuclear shipbuilding in our country. Her cradle is in Severodvinsk. To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the nuclear-powered ship, Sevmash has organized the first motorcycle ride in the history of the city [...]
December 12, 2018

Ivan Gren – the man and the ship

This summer, a solemn ceremony of hoisting St. Andrew’s flag on board the large landing ship Ivan Gren was held at the Yantar Baltic Shipbuilding Plant. The famous admiral, after whom the formidable warship was named, was born on December 25, 1898. This year marks the 120th anniversary of his birth [...]
December 12, 2018

Letter to shipbuilders of the future

A «time capsule» with a message for future generations of shipbuilders was laid at Sevmash in honor of the 60th anniversary of the first Russian nuclear submarine K-3 Leninsky Komsomol [...]
December 12, 2018

They were the first

There is much talk today about the need to revive the fishing industry, to renew and modernize the fishing fleet in Russia. In the 1920s and 30s, the Soviet Union was faced with a similar problem [...]
December 12, 2018

Introduction To History

The period of time since an idea is conceived till it matured is often omitted in memoirs of eminent persons. It’s no wonder that today’s Sevmash shipbuilders and veterans have not a complete picture of how and when nuclear technology for submarines emerged in the country. The nuclear submarine did not emerge in a moment and had been preceded by certain events [...]
December 12, 2018

A naval view of economy

As part of the army forum, a roundtable on “the role of shipbuilding in strengthening Russia’s naval capabilities and its economic power” was held in the USC demonstration center [...]
December 12, 2018

Assemblage point

The year 2018 is marked by two important anniversaries. 110 years ago, the Minoga, the world’s first submarine fitted with a reversible diesel engine, was launched at the Baltic Plant. Half a century later, with the direct participation of our colleagues from the Malakhit Marine Engineering Bureau, the first nuclear submarine Leninsky Komsomol was built at Sevmash [...]
December 12, 2018

Russia in the Arctic

The Arctic has always been kept under review by the country’s leadership. Russia has been expanding its presence and strengthening its position in the Arctic for decades step by step. The main objectives for its development were identified at each new stage in the country’s development [...]
December 12, 2018

Victorious ‘Canalia’

To invent a boat, to manufacture it as a handicraft with your own hands and merely with the use of materials on hand, and then take it to compete for the main prize of a contest – all that you can do only in Astrakhan, at the ‘Canalia’ Festival [...]
December 12, 2018

To walk on water

The water transport is the oldest and the most effective one. It had been playing an outstanding role in the formation and the development of the statehood for centuries. It used to help to establish relations and promote trade. The inland waterways are a powerful infrastructure complex, which provides for the connectivity with many regions both inside and outside Russia [...]