The plan for 2021 is to receive up to 7 direct container trains from China every month.
The trains will operate from the Odesa seaport to Kyiv, Dnipro, and Kharkiv.
Transportation of containers by rail increased by almost 11% during the year.
Ukrzaliznytsia has signed a memorandum with DHL Global Forwarding.
Ukrzaliznytsia’s management believes that it cannot manage container terminals better than private companies.
Investment in this facility amounted to more than EUR 20 million.
The group’s container turnover increased to almost 182,000 TEU during the period from January to September.
Xi'an - Dobra - Dunajska Streda container trains will resume operation after a break caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
This is the second direct container train from China to Ukraine.
Two more container trains are expected to be sent from China in June.
The German operator has already registered an intermodal subsidiary in Ukraine.
According to Vladyslav Kryklyi, cooperation between Ukraine and Lithuania on transport infrastructure is developing.
The company doubled shipment of cargoes by container trains.
The train covers the 2,200-kilometer distance in nine days, but the travel time is expected to reduce to 5-7 days in the future.
The number of container trains on the Prydniprovska Railway has doubled.
The Odesa seaport increased container transshipment by 9.3% to 360,417 TEU.
The 65 containers on the train were delivered from Lithuania to Ukraine in 50 hours.
The Brovary station will be the Containerships train’s final destination in the first phase of the project.
The Trans-Siberian Landbridge will be a transit route for expedited delivery of goods from Japan to Europe.
Ukrzaliznytsia is holding talks on launch of another container train from Lithuania.