Tag: rail

Lugaport multipurpose terminal to be built in Ust-Luga, Russia

Ust-Luga port

Novotrans Group of companies, one of the largest Russian operators of rolling stock and providers of freight railway logistics, intends to build an international terminal at the Ust-Luga port to handle export grain flows, export and import of foodstuffs as well as general and bulk cargoes. The project of LUGAPORT multipurpose terminal will be presented […]

Rail Cargo Group sets to expand its services in Trieste

port trieste

Rail Cargo Group (RCG), an Austrian rail freight logistics company controlled by Rail Cargo Austria AG, intends to expand its services to and from the Port of Trieste (Italy) in 2018. According to the company’s press service, this will improve connections not only between the Mediterranean and the rest of Europe, but also with the […]

Argentina develops rail connection to Bahia Blanca, Russian Railways interested

Bahia Blanca

Russian Railways (RZD), Russia’s state monopoly operating rail cargo and passenger traffic, plans to join the infrastructure development projects in Argentina, informs TASS news agency. Following the meeting with Argentine President Mauricio Macri, who visited Moscow last week, Oleg Belozerov, RZD General Director, announced: “Today we have heard from Mr. Macri that Argentina is interested […]

ICTSI Croatia offers rail service for wood industry

ICTSI Croatia

Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT), a facility of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) at the port of Rijeka in Croatia, has recently launched a rail service connecting AGCT with one of the country’s largest wood producers Cedar Ltd. to facilitate the export of beech wood products, informs ICTSI. The new intermodal service is arranged […]

China to develop a grain terminal in Russia

Hebei Port Group Russia

China’s Hebei Port Group Co., Ltd. intends to invest into development of the port infrastructure in the Russian Far East. The Group plans to construct a grain terminal in Primorsky Krai (Primorye region), informs TASS news agency. The terminal will become part of the supply chain of grain transportation from Heilongjiang province in the North […]

Polish and Romanian ports and rail operators proceed with Three Seas Initiative

three seas initiative

The Port of Gdansk Authority SA and Polish rail freight transport operator PKP CARGO SA signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with CFR Marfa, Romanian state rail cargo operator, and the Port of Constanta Authority, informs the port of Gdansk. The document opens a new stage in the development of cooperation between Northern and Southern Europe […]

COSCO acquires dry port in Kazakhstan following OBOR strategy

Khorgos dry port

Chinese COSCO Shipping aggressively invests in ports and logistics hubs, writes Nikkei Asian Review and tells about its recent acquisitions of the Spanish port operator Noatum and an inland logistics hub in Khorgos, Kazakhstan. Whereas the Noatum deal has been widely highlighted in the media, including Port.Today, the deal with Kazakhstan’s terminal passed largely unnoticed. […]

Latvian ports lose Russian cargo. Is Nord Stream 2 the reason?

Latvian ports lose Russian cargo. Is Nord Stream 2 the reason?

Russia practically stopped transporting goods by railway to Latvian ports, informs Reuters. According to railway statistics, in March 2017 shipments of coal, oil products, metals to the ports of Riga and Ventspils amounted to 1.2 mln tonnes, in April this volume declined to 0,75 mln tonnes, whereas in the first two weeks of May – […]

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