On May 8 OJSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” (SP SPb) together with State University of Sea and River Fleet named after S.O. Makarov arrange festive events dedicated to 70th anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War which will be held near the monument “To Heroic Sailors of Baltic Sea Shipping Company and Leningrad Port”, address: 5 Mezhevoy kanal.
Program of events includes placing guards of honour, flower-laying ceremony, procession of participants to the monument dedicated to Port Defenders near Gutuevsky hub at the First cargo area of the port where flower-laying ceremony will be also held. In the evening as the completion of festive events the concert will be arranged in the events hall of the University.
Veterans, employees and management of SP SPb, teachers and students of State University of Sea and River Fleet named after S.O. Makarov will take part in the festive events.
Event program (Saint-Petersburg, 5 Mezhevoy kanal):
10.45-11.00 – placing guards of honour at the memorial places of the port.
11.00-13.00 – procession accompanied by wind band and flower-laying ceremony near the monument “To Heroic Sailors of Baltic Sea Shipping Company and Leningrad Port”; monument in honour to Port Defenders near Gutuevsky hub at the First cargo area of the port and other memorial places;
13.00-17.00 – concert dedicated to Victory Day in the events hall of State University of Sea and River Fleet named after S.O. Makarov.
OJSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” – is the largest operator, rendering services on handling of all types of dry cargoes in the Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg. It operates by modern specialized terminals for handling of ro-ro cargoes, cars and metals. In 2014 the turnover of the company amounted to 8.1 mln tons.
Veterans Council of OJSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” consists of 859 people, including 9 prisoners of concentration camps, 39 home front workers and 23 participants of Great Patriotic War.
State University of Sea and River Fleet named after S.O. Makarov – higher technical educational establishment, which educational activities are aimed at preparing of highly-qualified personnel for transport infrastructure of Russia. Educational process in the University is organized in accordance with State educational standards and in marine courses the requirements of International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch-keeping for Seafarers are taken into consideration.