Date of Issue : 8 September 2014
Ukrposhta has issued a commemorative stamp that depicts a great monument of Mykolaiv- Monument to the shipbuilders. This monument considered to be one of the brightest symbols of this city. The stamp was released on the 8th of September.
In 1989, the city’s 200th anniversary was marked by installation of a large memorial near the intersection of Lenin Prospect and Sovetskaya Street. Kyiv architects V.A. Chepelyk, M.I. Kislyy, N.I. Alekseyenko, and V.P. Sklutskyy designed the monument.
It features a globe surrounded by figures of naval commanders and Mykolaiv shipbuilders. Beneath the three meter tall figures, a wide band carries the inscription “To shipbuilders and naval commanders, in honor of two centuries of labor by Mykolaiv shipbuilders: 1789 – 1989″.
Mykolaiv also known as Nikolaev is a city in southern Ukraine, the administrative center of the Mykolaiv Oblast. Mykolaiv is arguably the main ship building center of the Black Sea. Aside from its three shipyards within the city, there are located a number of research centers specializing in shipbuilding such as the State Research and Design Shipbuilding Center, Zoria-Mashproekt and others.The city is an important transportation junction of Ukraine (sea port, commercial port, river port, highway and railway junction, airport).
New Special Cover
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