The cost of transshipping containers by truck using international motor carriers in Russia has doubled.
04 Sep 2015
Container traffic through Russia’s Baltic seaports plummeted 32 percent in the first half, showing that even Russian ports that serve as gateways to the country’s most important cities, like Moscow and St. Petersburg, will not be able to escape the wrath of the Russian recession.
02 Sep 2015
While economists debate the growth and prospects of the BRIC nations of Brazil, Russia, India, and China, their global container trade volumes reflect many of the difficulties that have been the focus of headlines around the world.
31 Aug 2015
Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port, the second largest Russian container gateway, will stick to its $1 billion effort to boost its container capacity and deepen its harbor to handle larger vessels even as traffic sharply declines.
28 Aug 2015
ST. PETERSBURG — The Russian government said it’s cracking down on port and customs corruption by dismissing several St.
27 Aug 2015
Russian railway monopoly RZD plans to build a $30 million inland hub aimed at reducing congestion at the nearby St. Petersburg port and handling transshipped cargo from the country’s largest container gateway.
24 Aug 2015
Two cranes that arrived last week at Russia’s new deep-sea Port of Bronka will allow the port serving nearby St. Petersburg to better handle post-Panamax vessels.
20 Aug 2015
A Chinese defense manufacturing company plans to build a deep-sea port in the Arkhangelsk region of Russia, giving shippers of containerized rail from Asia another ocean shipping option for northern Europe delivery.
19 Aug 2015
Global Ports, one of Russia’s top container terminal operators, has shaken up its leadership in an effort to reverse its fortune after plummeting container volume.
17 Aug 2015
Russia plans to double the traffic at its Far East ports by 2020-2022 via port modernizations and targeting trade with Asia to counterbalance the effects of tit-for-tat sanctions between Russia and the West.
13 Aug 2015
One of the largest Russian investment holdings is betting that it can lure cargo from Southeast Asia away from Northern European ports through a planned Taman seaport — even after government backing faded.