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Vyborg Shipyard fined for violation of sea transport operation rules

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The Arbitration Court of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region has instituted administrative proceedings against Vyborg Shipyard (Leningrad region) and imposed and administrative penalty to the amount of RUR 100,000, PortNews IAA learnt from the North West Department of the State Marine and River Supervision Body which held a routine on-site inspection of Vyborg Shipyard in the IV quarter of 2012.

The inspection revealed that Vyborg Shipyard carries out its business activities on construction, repair and servicing of vessels with violation of the mandatory requirements related to safe operation of infrastructure facilities specified by the Technical Regulations «On safety of maritime transport facilities».

Upon the inspection results an authorized official of the North West Department of the State Marine and River Supervision Body drew up a protocol as of part 1 of Article 14.43 of RF Administrative Offences Code.

The case was submitted to the Arbitrage Court of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region, which delivered the above judgment.

Vyborg Shipyard JSC is one of the largest shipbuilding companies of the North-Western Region of Russia with over 60-years’ experience in shipbuilding. The Shipyard was founded 1948. From 2012 Vyborg Shipyard is a member of the United Shipbuilding Corporation.