A customs change that would have forced shippers to divert cargo away from the port of St. Petersburg has been suspended.
27 Nov 2015
Russian regulators have initiated administrative proceedings against CMA CGM and Maersk Line after accusing the two container lines of failing to provide documents requested as part of an investigation into alleged collusion.
23 Nov 2015
A new dry port with a capacity of 900,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units will be built in the territory of the Nadezhdinskaya special economic zone in Russia’s Far East Primorye Territory to cope with growing volume.
19 Nov 2015
Russia’s container transportation market is on the verge of consolidation. The country’s two largest, and ailing, container transport providers — container line and terminal operator Fesco and containerized rail provider Transcontainer — plan to merge.
17 Nov 2015
The importance of the Trans-Siberian Railway, or Transsib, as a container route from Asia to Europe is steadily growing, despite the decline in volume this year, according to Oleg Belozerov, president of Russia’s railway monopoly, RZD.
12 Nov 2015
Global Ports Group and Summa, Russia’s largest container operators, are losing their market share to smaller operators such as SVT Service, Translogistics, and Delovy Lines, which are adapting faster to slumping container volume, according to the Association of Commercial Seaports of Russia.
05 Nov 2015
Trucking companies hauling more than 12 tonnes (13.2 tons) in Russia will have to pay new federal highway tolls starting Nov. 15 that could increase transport costs up to 15 percent.
02 Nov 2015
Zim Integrated Shipping Services and a European short-sea operator are reintroducing a seasonal refrigerated service aimed at agriculture shippers that connects the Mediterranean and the Middle East.
30 Oct 2015
Baltic Stevedore Co. said its new nearly two-acre container yard for empties and an inspection point will speed up customs cargo processing and improve inland distribution at the Baltiysk container cargo terminal.
23 Oct 2015
A planned $350 million container hub serving Moscow is aimed at handling increased cargo flows, reducing urban congestion and speeding distribution into central Russia.
20 Oct 2015
Russian railway monopoly RZD is working to stop the flow of containerized cargo to other modes of transportation.