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United Shipbuilding Corporation
is a open joint stock company in Russia
Russia or , officially known as both Russia and the Russian Federation , is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic, comprising 83 federal subjects...
which unite shipbuilding, repair and maintenance subsidiaries in western and northern Russia, and in the country's Far East, to streamline civilian shipbuilding using military facilities. The corporation was established by a series of Presidential Decrees signed by President Vladimir Putin. According to the decree, the corporation has 3 subsidiaries: the Western Shipbuilding Center in St. Petersburg, the Northern Shipbuilding and Maintenance Center in Severodvinsk
Severodvinsk is a city in the north of Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia, located in the delta of the Northern Dvina River, west of Arkhangelsk. Administratively, it is incorporated as a town of oblast significance . Municipally, it is incorporated as Severodvinsk Urban Okrug. The city was founded as...
and the Far Eastern Shipbuilding and Maintenance Center in Vladivostok
The city is located in the southern extremity of Muravyov-Amursky Peninsula, which is about 30 km long and approximately 12 km wide.The highest point is Mount Kholodilnik, the height of which is 257 m...
. The state owns 100% of the shares.
Official web site: http://www.oaoosk.ru/
United Shipbuilding Corporation also has a 50% stake in Arctech Helsinki Shipyard
Arctech Helsinki Shipyard is a shipbuilding company in Helsinki, Finland. It was founded in late 2010 as a joint venture between STX Finland Cruise Oy and United Shipbuilding Corporation, when the latter purchased half of the Hietalahti shipyard...
, a joint venture with STX Finland Cruise Oy
STX Finland Cruise Oy, formerly Aker Yards Oy, is a Finnish shipbuilding company operating three shipyards in Finland, in Helsinki, Turku and Rauma, employing some 4,000 people. It is part of STX Europe a group of International shipbuilding companies....