SUR awarded with industry award

The team of the Seafarers Union of Russia was awarded the commemorative token "To commemorate the 210th anniversary of the transport department and transport education". The presentation ceremony was held yesterday, February 25, at the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation. The award was received by the Chairman of the SUR Yuriy Sukhorukov.

"In commemoration of the 210th anniversary of the transport department and transport education"  is the an industry award. It is received by the labor collectives of organizations in the transport sector which have made a significant contribution to the development and sustainable operation of the transport complex of the Russian Federation, as well as the development and improvement of transport education and the sectoral science of educational institutions and other organizations. Such an organization must be established at least 15 years before."

It is a great honor for the Russian Seafarers Union to receive an industry award . We will continue to protect labor rights and defend the social and economic interests of the seafarers as well as to implement such an important social program as life and health insurance," emphasized Yuriy Sukhorukov, head of the SUR.

Other large organizations of the industry, trade unions and higher educational institutions were awarded a memorial sign of the department. Among them are the the Russian Chamber of Shipping, Sovcomflot, Rosatomflot, State maritime university  n.a. S.O. Makarov and others. In addition to the SUR, the industry award was awarded to the Union of Flight Officers of Russia and the All-Russian Union of Road Transport and Road Workers.

"I want to thank you for your hard work and commitment to the profession,- said the Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation Evgeny Ditrich.  The results of work of the industry, the benefits of national projects, the success of introducing new technologies - this is directly your merit. Today the main issues are resolved with the participation of federal transport agencies, industry associations, associations and trade unions, major companies, freight transport operators as well as educational and research institutions. Each step you take gives an impetus to the transport complex and the country's economy."