Russia

The port of Murmansk, pictured, is used mostly for coal, but a government policy could change that and increase the amount of containers it handles.
29 Aug 2016
Shippers are welcoming a Russian government plan that could save them thousands of dollars and up to a week in transit time.
20 Oct 2015
Russian railway monopoly RZD is working to stop the flow of containerized cargo to other modes of transportation.
13 Oct 2015
The Russian government will begin work on a new deep-sea port in the enclave of Kaliningrad, between Poland and Lithuania on the Baltic Sea, by the end of the year.
08 Oct 2015
Russian containerized rail companies are cutting their fleets this year and plan to do the same next year, as the country’s trade suffers from Western sanctions and the low price of oil.
02 Oct 2015
While containerized rail traffic between Russia and Asia Pacific states is down 20 percent year-over-year in the first seven months of 2015, a closer look at the data reveals an upward trend is taking holding.
29 Sep 2015
The Russian government plans to spend between 20 and 25 billion rubles ($400 to $500 million) to expand and deepen the harbor of the Novorossiysk seaport to handle larger vessels, in order to make it more competitive with Ukrainian ports also on the Black Sea.
16 Sep 2015
Russia’s economic downturn is largely responsible for a flat third quarter peak season on the Asia-North Europe trade, forcing ocean carriers to apply more permanent reductions in capacity, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
09 Sep 2015
Russian rail monopoly RZD and the operator of the Yingkou port are looking to create a logistics center in Moscow and a logistics park at the northern Chinese port.
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.