Ministry of the Maritime Fleet
The Merchant Maritime Fleet of the USSR is abbreviated Morflot (transl. Морфлот). All Soviet merchant fleet organizations and establishments obey the Ministry of the Maritime Fleet, abbreviated Mimmorflot (transl. Минморфлот).
The structure of the People's Commissariat of Maritime Fleet as a separate people's commissariat was confirmed by a decree of the Council of Ministers on 25 May 1939. On 15 March 1946, the People's Commissariat of Maritime Fleet was changed to the Ministry of Maritime Fleet by decree of the Supreme Soviet, at the time that all people's commissariats were changed to ministries.
On March 15, 1953 Minmorflot was united with Ministry of River Fleet in one Ministry: Ministry of Maritime and River Fleet.
As per Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Council dated August 25, 1954, The Ministry of Maritime and River Fleet was re-established on August 25, 1954, when the Ministry of Maritime Fleet and Ministry of River Fleet was redivided.
Minmorflot was liquidated on December 26, 1991 in connection with the termination of the existence.
Subordinate organizations and establishmentsEdit
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Ministry of the Maritime Fleet is the head organization of Morflot. The main office of Mimmorflot was in Moscow.
Following subordinate establishments obeyed to Minmorflot in 1970–1991 years, their emblems mentioned on the picture also:
- Register of the USSR, today Russian Maritime Register of Shipping
- МРФ. It is like Russian abbreviation of Maritime Container Service (MCS).
- Merchant Maritime Transport which had shortage TMT (Russian: Торговый морской транспорт). All Merchant Maritime divided to shipping companies and Sea routes as per down mentioned list of subordinate organizations.
The following subordinate organizations and establishments reported to Minmorflot from 1960–1991:
- Baltic Sea Shipping Company, Leningrad
- Estonian Shipping Company, Tallinn
- Latvian Shipping Company, Riga
- Lithuanian Shipping Company, Klaypeda
- Black Sea Shipping Company, Odessa
- Azov Shipping Company, Mariupol
- Novorossiysk Shipping Company, Novorossiysk
- Georgian Shipping Company, Batumi
- Soviet Dunaj Shipping Company or Dunaj-Sea Shipping Company, Izmail
- Far East Shipping Company, Vladivostok
- PRISCO is abbreviation of Primorie (Seaside) Shipping Company, Nahodka
- Sakhalin Shipping Company, Kholmsk
- Kamchatska Shipping Company, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
- Murmansk Shipping Company, Murmansk
- Sevmorput (Russian: Севморпуть), the organisation to control the navigation with the Arctic Northeast Passage Sea rote.
- SVUMF (Russian: СВУМФ), it is abbreviation of the North-Eastern Directorate of the Maritime Fleet.
- Kaspian Shipping Company, Baku
- Middle-Asian Shipping company (Aral Sea), main office in
Each Soviet seaport was part of the closest shipping company.
List of MinistersEdit
Ministers of Minmorflot from March 1946 to March 1953:
Nikolai Vasilevich Novikov
Ministers of Minmorflot from August, 1954 to December, 1991:
(born in 1933)
Yuri Mikhailovich Volmer
(born in 1933)
- "Organization Of The Ministry of the Maritime Fleet USSR" (PDF). CIA. Retrieved 18 November 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
- Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the USSR dated August 25, 1954 on the formation of all-Union Ministries of Maritime and River Fleets of the USSR on August 25, 1954, when the Ministry of Maritime Fleet and Ministry of River Fleet of the USSR were divided. (Russian: Указ Президиума ВС СССР от 25.08.1954 об образовании общесоюзных Министерств морского и речного флота СССР 25 августа 1954 года при разделении Министерства морского и речного флота СССР).
- Постановление Верховного Совета СССР от 28 августа 1991 г. № 2366-I «Об освобождении Павлова В. С. от обязанностей Премьер-министра СССР». Согласно части 2 статьи 13 Закона СССР «О Кабинете Министров СССР» отставка Премьер-министра влекла за собой отставку Кабинета Министров в полном составе. Согласно части 3 статьи 13 Закона СССР «О Кабинете Министров СССР» члены правительства (включая, Вольмера и Панюкова) продолжили работать в ранге и. о.
- Указ Президента СССР от 26 ноября 1991 г. N УП-2884 "О членах бывшего Кабинета Министров СССР"