TransContainer and Maersk Launch Pilot Block Train

TransContainer and Maersk Launch Pilot Block Train

  • TransContainer and Maersk have launched a pilot block train from Dalian in China to Vorotynsk railway station in Kaluga region in Russia.

    The first train carrying 50 x 40-foot containers with automotive components departed from Dalian and successfully arrived at Vorotynsk station on July 18. The joint project TransContainer and Maersk will significantly expand the opportunities for container traffic along the Trans-Siberian Railway between North-East China and the central region of Russia.

    According to TransContainer,  for the first time Maersk has offered its customers the opportunity to deliver cargo from China to the European part of Russia as a through transportation by a block train.

    «Cooperation with Maersk is the example of a modern integrated logistics service that satisfies customers’ needs for high speed and reliable transportation. With the largest fleet of fitting platforms and a well-developed terminal network TransContainer is actively expanding its business coverage. The practice of organizing railway deliveries of automotive components from Asian countries via Russia has already proved its efficiency, high speed and safety», – said TransContainer CEO Vyacheslav Saraev.

    «We are confident that this route between Northeast China and Central Russia will be able to ensure for our Russian and foreign customers reliable transit time and a high level of service, – said CEO of Maersk Eastern Europe Zsolt Katona. – The new train offers an excellent alternative for freight owners who are interested in expedited delivery and will be able to seamlessly complement Maersk’s range of services as a global container integrator in the Russian market».

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