Magazine "OSK"

September 17, 2019

Science council

Russian shipbuilding science has always been at the intersection of technology, economy and politics, steadily overcoming the most difficult periods in the history of the country. Today it continues to evolve successfully. But as Academician Peter Kapitsa said, “Success is achieved by people, not devices.” And it’s  important to turn theory into practice in real projects [...]
September 17, 2019

Digit That Will Change the World

Digitization is a main development trend in world shipbuilding and shipping. It will change the very nature of these industries both in terms of commercial and technical point. Digitization will result in structuring of utterly new ship markets and operating conditions both for ship owners and shipbuilding yards. Two-century model of four ship markets will transform gradually. The shipbuilding yards will face new challenging issues [...]
September 17, 2019

Depth of Learning

On the eve of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the World Ocean Museum hosted an expert session, called “Approaches to Studying the World Ocean. From Vityaz to Promising Projects.” Organized with the support of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, the session became another event held within the Year of Science, announced by USC [...]
September 16, 2019

Krasnaya Kuznitsa’s tugs

Russia’s oldest shipyard, known today as the Arkhangelsk subsidiary of Zvyozdochka SRC, revives shipbuilding traditions started back in the days of Peter I [...]
September 13, 2019

Daring, Industrious, and Honest

This year, the Sormovo shipyard is celebrating its 170th anniversary and the 220th birthday of its founder and first owner, Dmitry Yegorovich Benardaki. By any standard he was an extraordinary man with a strong personality. It was Benardaki who brought a drastic change to the life of Sormovo, turning it from an obscure village to a place that went into history of Russian industry and the entire country [...]
September 13, 2019

Returning to Civilian Production

In early July, Murmansk-based nuclear-powered icebreaker “Lenin” hosted an offsite meeting of the State Duma Commission on Legal Support of Development of Defense Industry Organizations. The event was co-sponsored by the Expert Council for Development of Shipbuilding Industry and Marine Equipment, headed by the USC’s President Alexey Rakhmanov, and Committee for Power and Oil-and-Gas Engineering and New Production Technologies of the Russian Engineering Union [...]
September 13, 2019

Korean U-Turn

Today, the Republic of South Korea is the world leader in shipbuilding. Its shipyards manufacture in-demand and competitive products. Owing to great experience in shipbuilding, highly qualified personnel, technology developments and high production capacities, Korea was able to get ahead of Japan and China, its closest rivals [...]
September 13, 2019

Times of change

Nowadays, climate change issues concern everyone – from the average citizen to international organizations and world leaders. But what is meant by «climate»? [...]
September 13, 2019

Ship is starring

The Kaliningrad TV Company, with support from USC, has launched a new cycle of short documentary films entitled “Understandable Science.” They will present TV viewers with such a core industry as shipbuilding, talk about the history of the Russian fleet, science development and the unexplored secrets of the World Ocean [...]
September 13, 2019

SPIEF focuses on World Ocean

At the initiative of USC, a panel discussion entitled “World Ocean. New Approaches to Ocean Governance, Exploration and Conservation” was held at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum as part of its business program, which focused on ocean exploration. Key points made by the participants in the session are outlined below [...]
September 13, 2019

Supplier panel: clear rules of the game

The main topics of the interview with Andrey Buzinov, Vice President for Logistics and Supply Management at USC, are the supplier panel that the United Shipbuilding Corporation is establishing and the attractiveness of localization in Russia to foreign partners [...]
September 13, 2019

Street art, poetry and opera

Sormovsky City District (or Sormovo) of Nizhny Novgorod despite its certain remoteness from the city centre has long been no longer considered a urban suburb. And even vice versa. Cultural life is in full swing here [...]
September 1, 2019

Ocean: science and technology

The issue you are holding focuses on science and civil shipbuilding. USC is actively engaged in diversification and market research, continuing to implement the production system at its enterprises and develop a panel of suppliers. We see that this is yielding positive results [...]
September 1, 2019

Ocean under the blue flag

At the suggestion of the intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, the United Nations declared the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development beginning in 2021 [...]
September 1, 2019

Admiral Kuznetsov’s Balanced Fleet

Having emerged victorious from World War II, the Soviet Union managed to build the most formidable ocean-going nuclear-missile fleet the country has ever had, thus depriving the United States of its hegemony in the global ocean. What role did the USSR People’s Commissar and later Navy Commander Fleet Admiral Nikolai Gerasimovich Kuznetsov play in the implementation of large-scale shipbuilding programs? [...]
September 1, 2019

The last of the Mohicans

The comrade has left...
He grabbed the shovel,
Summoning up all the strength he had,
He opened the furnace door with a routine push,
And the fire lit him up: [...]