Victor Olersky congratulates UCL Holding on the 10th anniversary!
Victor Olersky, Deputy Transport Minister of the Russian Federation – Head of the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency, congratulates international transportation group Universal Cargo Logistics Holding (UCL Holding) on the 10th anniversary!
Accept the most cordial congratulations on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of UCL Holding foundation!
Transport is among the fundamental and strategically important industries for domestic economy since the development of the entire country depends to a large extent on its success. The companies of UCL Holding are dealing with crucial tasks being responsible for uninterrupted transportation by railway, river and sea, for their transshipment via the seaports of Russia, for construction of the new fleet. You are one of the largest employers in the industry, the company numbers over 15,000 employees.
Today, UCL Holding comprises Russia’s largest private railway operator, stevedoring companies at the key cargo gates of the country – ports of the North-Western and Southern regions, Volga Shipping Company and North-Western Shipping Company, V.F. Tanker, shipbuilding and logistics assets. The group’s companies handle a wide range of cargoes: metal, coal, grain, mineral fertilizers, crude oil and oil products, containers.
Today, all managers representing transport industry know that UCL Holding is among the largest investors in the transport industry of the Russian Federation. Its investments into the development of terminal facilities at seaports in the 10-year period exceeded $350 mln with more than $920 mln injected into renovation of the company’s fleet – 58 river ships and ships of mixed sea/river navigation were built. Investments into acquisition of 7,000 innovative rail cars and development of railway assets exceeded $300 mln.
Yet, UCL Holding’s main secret and the mark of pride is your personnel who are high class professionals united by common targets, efficient management and contemporary corporate culture into a solid and ambitious team. Their best practices, expertise and commitment are significant for both the success of UCL Holding and for strengthening of Russia’s position in international transport sphere, for ensuring its economic prosperity.
I congratulate UCL Holding on the first anniversary. I wish the holding and all its personnel reach new professional level, consolidate its position in the market, succeed in achieving the goals and exploring new business horizons.
Victor Olersky, Deputy Transport Minister of the Russian Federation – Head of the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency
UCL Holding celebrates its 10th anniversary on 24 August 2017 >>>>