Dutch Inspector H. Spaargaren: The Quality Smart Maritime Group Delivers Is on a Par With That of Overseas Shipyards


The next visit of Mr. Huig Spaargaren, a representative of the Dutch VEKA Shipbuilding WT B.V., to the shipyard of Smart Maritime Group left him with positive impression of Kherson shipbuilders' performance. “My task is to monitor the quality of the work performed. I am pleased with what I saw today,” he said in an interview.

Smart Maritime Group’s CEO Vasiliy Fedin Resigns


Vasiliy Fedin decided to resign from the post of CEO of Smart Maritime Group LLC (SMG) and continue his career outside the company.

Kherson Shipyard of SMG Makes Heavy Upgrade of Modulus-2 Bulk Carrier


During the upgrade process, a cylindrical insert weighing 240 tons will be installed onto the vessel. Another 60 tons of metal will be used for the manufacture of 4 hatchway covers. Shipyard specialists have already completed cutting operations and parting of the bulk carrier.

Vasiliy Fedin: “One can hardly say that the shipbuilding industry is reviving, but we are fighting for it”


CEO of SMG speaks about the status of the Ukrainian shipbuilding, HR-related and financial challenges of the industry, loading of the company's shipyards and about the plans for the year.

Kherson Shipyard of Smart Maritime Group Laid Down Third Tanker for Dutch VEKA Group


Smart Maritime Group (SMG) has laid down the third outfitted hull of the chemical tanker for the Dutch VEKA Shipbuilding WT B.V.

Nikolaev Shipyard of SMG Launches a Tanker for Dutch VEKA Group


Nikolaev shipyard of Smart Maritime Group has launched an outfitted hull of EMMA chemical tanker (order # 10002) for Dutch VEKA Group.

Kherson Shipyard of Smart Maritime Group Launches Tanker for Dutch VEKA Group


Smart Maritime Group (SMG) is preparing the first outfitted hull of a chemical tanker for delivery to the customer, Dutch VEKA Shipbuilding WT B.V. The official launching of the vessel took place today at Kherson Shipyard of SMG.

Vasiliy Fedin, Director General of Smart Maritime Group: Ukraine Is One of Three Countries in Europe Where There Is Still No Export Credit Agency


Ukraiinski Novyny talked to Vasiliy Fedin, Director General of the largest domestic shipbuilding company, Smart Maritime Group, about the current state of the industry, the search for foreign customers in spite of the wartime, the problem of human resource outflow and difficult relations with law enforcement agencies.

SMG Doubled Its Production Output in 2018


Smart Maritime Group (SMG, Kherson), incorporating Kherson and Nikolaev shipyards, almost doubled its production output in 2018 – to UAH 610 million compared to the previous year (UAH 317 million).