Northern Shipping Company (NSC)

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AddressRussia, 163000, Arkhangelsk, Nab. Severnoy Dviny, 36.
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About Northern Shipping Company (NSC)

Northern Shipping Company (JSC NSC, Arkhangelsk) is a Russian shipping company, one of the major in Northwest of Russia, providing carriage by sea all around the world, including Northern Sea Route. The full name is Joint Stock Company “Northern Shipping Company” (JSC NSC, Arkhangelsk). The main office is situated in Arkhangelsk. JSC NSC Arkhangelsk

The company has rich experience in carriage by sea of the forestry production of the Arkhangelsk Region. NSC fleet consists of unitized dry cargo ships with DWT 2500-14000 tons which carry round all kinds of dry cargos including radioactive and dangerous goods. At the beginning of 2015 the fleet of the Company consists of 34 various purpose vessels: 18 vessels of shipping fleet, 10 vessels of dredging fleet, 6 vessels of technical fleet; 5 vessels are taken in commercial management. The total deadweight of the vessels managed by NSC is 152.7 thousand tons.

Sea transportations on m/v “Mekhanik Tyulenev” Northern Shipping Company carries out liner services, tramp and multi-modal transportation, delivery of cargo to unimproved port facilities, provides tug assistance and technical management (repair works, supply, ship chandler and storage services); arranges training of crew members, keeps charts, navigational aids and sailing directions up-to-date, provides vessels of river-sea type with charts of inland waterways.

NSC fleet has L1 ice class, a part of vessel has ice class Arc 5, Arc 4, Ice 3 that allows to work year-round in port of Arkhangelsk, in Scandinavian Ports, in the Gulf of Finland, and regularly on the Northern Sea Route. Ice-classed vessels are able to operate in hard ice areas. The company and its fleet are certified in accordance with requirements of the ISM Code that guarantee the safety of cargo throughout the route. External audit carried out by Russian Maritime Register of Shipping in 2015 has shown that Safety management system of JSC “Northern shipping company” corresponds to the ISM Code.

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