History of the plant
In 1862 a Joint Stock Company "Leninska Kuznya"
Plant" had been founded by production engineer Mr. Donat Fyodor
Grigorievich. It had been a mechanical plant and iron-works and
from the very beginning the plant had been a private property
with management of works being carried out by the founders.
Within a short period of time metal structures had been manufactured
for a new bridge over the river Dnieper, construction thereof being
carried out under direction of the well-known Russian engineer Mr.Struve.
into a company named as "Kiev Machine-Building Plant" belonging to Society
"Donat, Lipkovsky and Co".
1895: Transfer to the
ownership of the Joint Stock Company "South Russian Machine-Building
1924: Renaming of the
company "South Russian Machine-Building Plant" to "Leninska Kuznya"
plant according to Decree of Kiev Regional Executive Committee.
1928: Decree of Supreme Soviet of Ukraine on the fol-lowing matters:
organizing of fluval shipbuilding in Ukraine, specialization of
"Leninska Kuznya" in this branch of industry, development of shipyard.
1928: Laying down of shipyard on the left riverside of Dnieper, at Rybalsky peninsula.
1931: Launching of the first tugboat with all-welded hull designed for 150 hp.
1932: Commencement of building the river tugs for 300 hp with valve steam engine of our own production on board.
1934: Beginning of building the river tugs for 400 hp.
Post-war period: construction of dredges with the out-put of 250 m/h, of passenger vessels for 400 hp., harbour seago-ing tugboats, self-propelled sea-going scows.
1954-1962: Start of construction of the middle-class fishing freezer trawlers for 800 hp., multi-scooped dredges and dry cargo ships with cargo-carrying capacity of 400-600 tons.
Machine-building sector constitutes a high percentage in general scope of our production. We manufacture a wide range of boiler units, pumps, equipment
for chemical industry, controllable pitch propellers, freezing
1986: A big scope of works for elimination of conse-quences after explosion at Chernobyl
Atomic Power Plant.
1995: Change in a form of the ownership, setting-up of the open-type Joint
Stock Company named as "Leninska Kuznya" Plant".
For the moment the plant is continuing construction of middle-class fishing trawlers
of different modifications, we are building the hulls of transporting
vessels; a process of preproduction takes place now to construct
vessels of various missions and destinations and in conformity
with the Client's require-ments.