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.
Ukrzaliznytsia’s Board Chairman Yevhen Kravtsov believes that the container train market has enormous potential.
The Odesa seaport remained the leader in terms of container transshipment in 2018.
Over a dozen container trains operate in Ukraine.
A train to other cities will soon be launched
The Liski Transport Service Center purchased 65 container flatcars in 2017
The train will cover the distance of 628 kilometers in 18 hours
The company owns an 82-hectare site at the Yuzhny seaport, which it plans to develop.
The seaport experienced a significant drop in cargo traffic after the outbreak of hostilities in the east of the country.