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.
21 Jan 2016
The rate of container cargo traffic decline at Russian seaports is slowing but still remains high, with volume plummeting by 25.1 percent in the fourth quarter, according to the Russian Association of Commercial Seaports.
21 Jan 2016
DP World and the Russian Direct Investment Fund today announced the launch of a joint venture that will target investments in ports, transportation and logistics infrastructure in Russia.
20 Jan 2016
Russian intermodal container operator Ruscon posted a traffic increase in the third-quarter of 2015 because of new services, more shipments of refrigerated cargo and new customers.
19 Jan 2016
Chinese investors aren’t scaling back on freight projects in Russia even though both countries’ economies are suffering, according to Russia’s minister of Far East development.
14 Jan 2016
Maersk Line said it will appeal Russia’s ruling that the container line violated anti-competitive laws, saying that the publishing of general rate increases is legal and key to informing customers.
28 Dec 2015
Russia’s recently commissioned Bronka seaport is positioned to become a major Baltic hub thanks to its depth and proximity to the critical market of St. Petersburg.
23 Dec 2015
Russian regulators won’t levy fines against the five container lines it says colluded on prices in 2012 and 2013 on lanes connecting to Asia until next year.
21 Dec 2015
The government of Russia expects container tonnage hauled by truck to end 2015 down 30 percent from last year because of the country’s economic crisis and ongoing protests by long-haul truckers over a federal transport tax applicable to trucks over 12 tons.
21 Dec 2015
Russia’s AirBridgeCargo Airlines pulled further ahead of its struggling Europe rivals, with traffic soaring 27 percent in November from a year ago despite the deepening economic crisis in its domestic market.
14 Dec 2015
Container traffic at seaports in Russia’s Baltics Basin is slowly recovering from the effects of economic crisis caused by Western sanctions and general uncertainty in Russia’s economy.