Moscow - Vladimir Shmakov has been dismissed from the position of the President of the United Shipbuilding Corporation OJSC. As IAA PortNews was informed by a source close to the USC BoD, this has been announced today at the meeting of USC Board of Directors by Leonid Strugov, Director of the shipbuilding and marine equipment industry department at the Russian Industry and Trade Ministry.
Igor Ponomaryov, Vice President of USC has been appointed as the Acting President of the Corporation. United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC OJSC) is the largest shipbuilding company in Russia. It was set up in 2007 with 100% federal ownership.
The holding comprises 60 companies and organizations (major shipbuilding and shiprepairing companies as well as leading design bureaus). Currently, USC consolidates about 80% of the domestic shipbuilding complex. The Russian market is the main focus of the state corporation though it also exports its products to 20 countries worldwide.(Source: IAA Port News)