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October 2017

4 years since the launch of the regular container rail service “Ust-Luga Express”

Ust-Luga Express organized by AVELANA FORWARDING and AVELANA LOGISTIC CompaniesOctober 26, 2017 – 4 years since the launch of the regular container rail service “Ust-Luga Express”, which departing from Ust-Luga Container Terminal (port of Ust-Luga) to Vorsino station (the Kaluga region) and back.

In 2017 on “Ust-Luga Express” transported cargo for: DIY network, automotive, light, food, construction and chemical industries, including dangerous goods. Radio electronics, consumer goods and metal products were transported as well.

There are 3 rates within service “Ust-Luga Express”:
1. Transportation of containers form Ust-Luga Container Terminal (port of Ust-Luga) to Vorsino station (the Kaluga region)
2. Movements of loaded containers, cargo handling services on the consignee’s warehouse in the Vorsino Industrial Park and return of empty containers on the Vorsino station
3. Transportation of containers from Vorsino station to Ust-Luga Container Terminal (port of Ust-Luga)

Ust-Luga Container Terminal (ULCT) belong to a Global Ports Group which is a deep-water ice-free port located on the territory of a new commercial Ust-Luga seaport in the Gulf of Finland Luga Bay. The capacity is 440 thousand TEU per year.

Vorsino station (Borovsky district, the Kaluga region) is located 20 km from Industrial Park Vorsino, which is 1837 hectares, incorporates enterprises with different industry fields. 570 hectares of the Industrial Park Vorsino is a multimodal freight-logistic terminal “Freight Village Vorsino” on-site customs and rail terminal and cross docking warehouse netwrok, class “A” as well.

Combining one of the largest terminals on Baltic Basin with unique in Russia multimodal production and logistics center in federal format of freight village, the service “Ust-Luga Express” provides an opportunity to save delivery cost for export and import goods and goods transported within Russia.

Operator of “Ust-Luga Express” is an “AVELANA FORWARDING” LLC company, the maintenance of the service held by FFC “AVELANA LOGISTIC” LLC.

For detail information about the benefits, prices and rates of the “Ust-Luga Express” service you can get by the phone +7(812) 320-39-50, by e-mail: info@ul-express.ru or on the website: www.ul-express.ru

Throughput of Russian seaports review in Jan-Sep 2017

NCSP Group cargo turnover for 8M 2015 grew 2.6% to 92.6 mln tIn January – September 2017, Russian seaports handled 580.2 mln t of cargo (+9%, year-on-year), says the press center of Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

Transshipment of dry bulk cargo totaled 272 mln t (+9.3%) including:
115.6 mln t of coal (+13.4%),
35.4 mln t of containerized cargo (+13%),
31.1 mln t of grain (+26.9%),
20.8 mln t of ferrous metal (-3.3%),
12.7 mln t of mineral fertilizers (+7.2%),
2.2 mln t refrigerated cargo (-1.8%).

Transshipment of liquid bulk cargo increased by 8.8% to 308.2 mln t including:
188.6 mln t of crude oil (+13.7%),
105.8 mln t of oil products (+0.7%),
10.5 mln t of liquefied gas (+8.8%).

Export totaled cargo handled 447.6 mln t (+6.4%), imports – 26.7 mln t (+15.4%), transit – 42.8 mln t (+17.3%), short-sea shipping – 62.9 mln t (+21.5%).

Total container turnover of Russian seaports for 9 month of 2017 increased by 15.9% year-on-year to 3.4 mln TEU, including imports — 1.45 mln TEU (+17.9%), loading export – 855.68 thou TEU (+9.2%), empty export – 556.87 thou TEU (+29.2), short-sea traffic — 500.3 thou TEU (+9.1%), transit — 56 thou TEU (+17.9%).
In reporting period refrigerated containers handled 326.5 thou TEU of which import – 252.2 thou TEU, short-sea shipping – 500.26 thou TEU, export – 29.8 thou TEU, transit – 48.03 thou TEU.

Basin specification:

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New tariffs for regular block-trains of the Company

Ust-Luga Express organized by AVELANA FORWARDING and AVELANA LOGISTIC CompaniesFrom 1st of October 2017 there was a change of tariffs on “Ust-Luga Express” and “First Container Express”.

For regular block-train “Ust-Luga Express” there were changes in only departure of empty containers according to the scheme Free On Truck Vorsino – Free On Rail ULCT and departure of according to the scheme Free On Truck Vorsino – Door Industrial Park Vorsino – Free On Truck Vorsino.

For regular block-train “First Container Express” increase in tariffs occurred for all dispatch schemes.

On www.ul-express.ru / www.fct-express.ru provide information about the tariffs, conditions and online schedule of the trains.

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Loading data review on Russian Railways network in Jan-Sep 2017

Loading data on Russian Railways network in January - April 2017According to the figures, published on the company’s website, the network owned by Russian Railways for 9 month of 2017 loaded 937.2 mln t of freight, which is 2.8% more than in the same period last year, including 103.8 mln t (+1.8%) which is loaded in September.

Freight turnover since the beginning of the year amounted 1.84 trln tariff ton-km (+6.6%), freight turnover taking into account empty wagon runs amounted 2.35 trln ton-km (+6.3%).
For September 2017 freight turnover amounted 203.3 bn tariff ton-km (+4.2%), freight turnover taking into account empty wagon runs amounted 258.8 bn ton-km (+4.2%).

In Jan-Sep’17, Russian Railways loaded the following freight:
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