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TransContainer, Taewoong Logistics Arrange First Rail Cargo From Korea To Turkey Via Ports

TransContainer, Taewoong Logistics arrange first rail cargo from Korea to Turkey via ports

Novorossiysk, Russia (PortSEurope) September 16, 2021 – Russia’s TransContainer and Taewoong Logistics have arranged the first transportation of cargo from South Korea to Turkey via the ports of Far East and Novorossiysk. A TransContainer press release said that 112 containers loaded with polyethylene arrived from Busan at terminal of Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company, on September 9, 2021, and travelled by a block train to Novorossiysk. Railway
transit time will take 11 days. Then the cargo will be forwarded by sea to Turkish ports, including Ambarli, Mersin and Izmir. TransContainer provides containers along the whole route and arranges railway transportation from Nakhodka to Novorossiysk. “Development of transit routes through Russia and building new multimodal chains together with Delo Group colleagues are priority for TransContainer’s activity. While the shortages of carrying capacity of the route through the Suez Canal are persisting, we offer our customers high-quality railway service providing for competitive transit time and cost. After the pilot transportation we are planning to make this service regular, arranging dispatches from Nakhodka on a weekly basis,” noted Vladimir Khlutkov, Asia-Pacific Business Development Director of PJSC TransContainer. TransContainer is part of the Delo Group, one of the largest transport and logistics holding in Russia, managing sea container terminals in the Azov-Black Sea, Baltic and Far Eastern basins, a network of railway container terminals, a fleet of containers and fitting platforms. Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company is part of Russia’s Global Ports, in which Delo is the primary shareholder. Taewoong Logistics provides a full range of integrated logistics service from export/import sea, air, railway, project transport, customs clearance, insurance, loading and unloading to inland transport. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.

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