Business programme

VIII International Forum "St-Petersburg - sea capital of Russia. Water tourism"
October 29-30, 2015

October 29, 2015

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Plenary session 
“Water tourism as a perspective direction of domestic and incoming tourism in the Russian Federation”


Welcome speeches on behalf of:

Chairman of State Duma of the Russian Federation

Culture minister of the Russian Federation

Transport minister of the Russian Federation

Governor of St-Petersburg

Head of the Republic of Crimea


Topic is under consideration
KRIVONOSOV SERGEY VLADIMIROVICH, member of State Duma Committee on economy politics, innovation development and entrepreneurship

Prospects of creation and modernization of Russian coastal and  water infrastructure for development of water tourism
Transport Ministry of the RF

Topic is under consideration
KORNEYEV SERGEY YEVGENYEVICH, deputy head of the  Federal Tourism Agency

Visa regulation as an effective method of foreign tourists attraction to Russia
DEMYANENKO IGOR VITALYEVICH, deputy head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation representation office in St. Petersburg

Development of water tourism in St-Petersburg
SHALYTO INNA ANATOLYEVNA, head of the tourism development committee

“St-Petersburg – sea capital of Russia”: results of 2010-2014
POTSYAPUN VLADIMIR TIMOFYEYEVICH, deputy “St-Petersburg – sea capital of Russia” project coordinator

12:30 – 13:00

Press conference

13:00 – 14:30


Working session
“Inland cruises in Russia”


State control over security enforcement of river shipping
NIKOLAYEV KONSTANTIN OLEGOVICH, deputy head of the Federal Agency for Transport Supervision under Russian River Register

Criteria of cruise tourism development
ZLOBIN IGOR NIKOLAYEVICH, deputy head of   inland water transport directorate under  Federal Marine and River Transport Agency

Regional projects aimed at creation of coastal infrastructure and bottom dragging
KUZNETSOVA ANNA BORISOVNA, acting director of Neva-Ladoga  basin water management board

Construction of  hydroelectric complex “Kuzminsk” as a basis for cruise shipping on the Oka river
Government of the Ryazan region

Complex investment programme “Life on water”: water tourism development in Russia, water infrastructure constriction and river ships in Russian regions. Practice, issues and solutions
NOVGORODSKY ANDREY VALERYEVICH, president of  National Shipowners' Associations

Tendencies of excursion fleet development in Moscow
YEVDOKIMOV KIRILL VALERYEVICH, president of Passenger Ship-owners  Association

Participants of the discussion:
• DUSENKO SVETLANA VIKTOROVNA, professor of Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism
• KOSTRYUKOVA OXANA NIKOLAYEVNA, dean of tourism department of  St. Petersburg State University of Economics





Working session
 “Russia as a part of global industry of cruises and passenger shipping”



Topical issues of border control for passengers of cruise ships
SCHEMELIN VLADIMIR SERGEYEVICH, 1-st deputy head of Border directorate of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation

Ferry connection – guarantee of transport  independence of the Kaliningrad region
KLYUNEV ALEXEY MIKHAILOVICH, councilor of a head of  the Kaliningrad region

Prospects of cruise tourism development in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
PEGIN NIKOLAY ANATOLYEVICH,  councilor of the governor of the Kamchatka territory

Suppositions and prospects in sphere of cruise shipping in the Black sea region
FROLOV ALEXANDR YEVGENYEVICH, head of the passenger service “Morport Sochi”

Passenger port “Marine Facade”: plans for future

Interaction of shipping companies, tour companies and museums for better quality service
MASLENNIKOVA OLGA ALEXANDROVNA, development director of  Peter the Great Aquatory




Working session
“Yacht tourism”



Statutory regulation and state politics in sphere of small vessels
BERSHADSKY VIKTOR MOISEYEVICH, deputy head of the State Inspectorate for Small Vessels of EMERCOM of Russia

Customs requirements to import of small vessels in Russia as an important factor of yacht tourism development
Federal Customs Service
Kamchatka region as perspective direction of yacht tourism
PEGIN NIKOLAY ANATOLYEVICH, council of the governor of the Kamchatka region

Organization of club events in yacht sphere (example of “Teriyoki” yacht port)
MEDVEDNIKOV SERGEY ANATOLYEVICH, executive director of  NCP "Private clubs and club industry specialists Alliance"

Topical issues of small vessels classification
MARKELOV KONSTANTIN VLADIMIROVICH, specialist of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping

14:30 – 15:30




15:30 – 17:00

Working session
 “Prospects of passenger shipbuilding development in Russia”



Prospects of passenger shipbuilding development in Russia and state support measures
KOCHETKOV MAXIM NIKOLAYEVICH, director of   Department of shipbuilding industry and marine facilities of Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation

Topic is under consideration
ITALYANTSEV SERGEY ANATOLYEVICH, head of the “River-Sea” directorate of “OSK” LtD

About development and advancement of Russian River Register rules
GOLOVINOV SERGEY ALEXANDROVICH, deputy director of North-Western branch of “Russian River Register”

15:30 – 17:00

Panel discussion
“Prospects of floating fuel stations in Russia: problems discussion and search for solutions”


Moderator: ABROSIMOV ALEXANDR VASILYEVICH,  Business Rights Commissioner in St. Petersburg

Prospects of  floating fuel stations in the RF: issues and solutions
ATLASHKIN DMITRY YURYEVICH, head of the North-Western directorate of state river and marine supervision under  Federal Agency for Transport Supervision

Administrative burdens in sphere of water tourism
ABROSIMOV ALEXANDR VASILYEVICH,  Business Rights Commissioner in St. Petersburg

Double-purpose filling stations “Voda-bereg”: development prospects and topical issues of use
IBRAGIMOV RUSTEM FAILOVICH, deputy director general on public relations of “LUKOIL Severo-Zapnefteproduct”

Changes to legislation concerning  licensing of  cargo-handling operations on internal water transport and sea ports
ASHIKHIN OLEG BORISOVICH, head of the “Oil club of St. Petersburg”


17:00 – 17:15


17.15 – 18.30


Brainstorming session
“Promotion of Russian tourist product on global and Russian market”




Complex approach to interregional cooperation in sphere of tourism
SARAPUNOVA KSENIA YEVGENYEVNA, chairman and head of the Perm branch of Russian Tour industry Union

Topic is under consideration
GONCHAROV KAREN YEVGENYEVICH, president of National association on tourism development of  Innovation Russia 

20:00 – 22:00

Evening reception





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