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.
04 Jun 2016
Too few Russian exporters have applied to the government for the use of Method 2 under SOLAS.
03 Jun 2016
Maersk Line and Russian aluminum producing giant Rusal have signed a three-year deal for the transportation of thousands of TEUs annually.
01 Jun 2016
Russia is making it easier for shippers to secure spot containerized rail transport.
30 May 2016
The First Container Terminal is Russia's first container terminal to announce a plan to provide container weighing services.
24 May 2016
A rule change that enters force September 1 in Russia threatens shippers and foreign over-the-road transportation companies with increased costs.
SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights
11 May 2016
APM Terminals announced Wednesday it will provide container weighing services at 29 locations across its global network to ensure a smooth transition to an international regulation that comes into force on July 1.
28 Apr 2016
The cost of transshipping containers by truck using international motor carriers in Russia has doubled.
SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights
26 Apr 2016
Russia is developing a plan to certify container weighing scales so exporters can meet the International Maritime Organization’s verified gross mass rule with less than 70 days before it takes effect.
08 Apr 2016
Container Terminal St. Petersburg, one of three container terminals at the Big St. Petersburg seaport, has gained market share by reducing its pricing and offering cheaper customs inspections.
07 Apr 2016
Global container lines operating in Russia that were found guilty of collusion in 2012 and 2013 are appealing the controversial decision of Russia’s Federal Anti-Monopoly Service that threw a shadow on their image in the country.