Grain will be loaded with the help of special self-unloading 20-foot containers.
Only one-fifth of Ukraine’s container transshipment facilities are assured of cargo flows. Owners of container terminals are handling non-core cargoes to ensure utilization of their capacities
In total, 45,945 containers were transported in container trains.
There is a request to launch three container trains from Ukraine to the north of Poland.
296 vessels were processed at the Odesa seaport’s container berths in January-July
COSCO Shipping Panama, a 300-meter container ship flying the flags of the Marshall Islands, moored at the Odesa port’s Khlibna Havan harbor at about 14:00 on 6 June.
The speed of transportation of goods through the Black Sea - Trans-Caspian route remains within the planned 9-9.5 days, but there are plans to increase it.
Container traffic through the Moldovan port of Giurgiulesti increased by 3% to 9,912 TEU and container exports through it increased by 42% in 2015, compared with 2014.
In addition, the declaration states that Ukraine and Turkey should complete the negotiations on establishment of a bilateral free trade area in 2016.
The volume of container transshipment at the Odesa seaport increased by 15.7% to 70,800 TEU in the period of January-February this year, compared with the corresponding period of last year.
The 32-wagon train is loaded with food and metal products.
The task of the state and the Ukrzaliznytsia public railway company, which is a state monopoly, is primarily to respond to geopolitical challenges adequately.
Minister of Infrastructure Andrii Pyvovarskyi expects the new container train on the so-called New Silk Road to begin full commercial operation in March.
The pilot container train departed from Illichivsk on the route Ukraine-Georgia-Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan-China on 15 January.
The first trip of the new container train on the Silk Road route took 15.5 days instead of the announced 11-12 days.
Ukrzaliznytsia has significantly lowered the tariff for transportation of containers on transit from the port of Illichivsk to the western border of Ukraine.
A pilot container train departed on a trip on the Trans-Caspian corridor (Ukraine-China) – through Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Kazakhstan – on 15 January. The train is carrying 20 containers.
X-Press Feeders will launch a new feeder service on the Black Sea. According to information from the shipping line, Istanbul, Constanta, Odesa, and Illichivsk will be the first in the feeder service’s rotation.
The Informall company has published a ranking of the container lines operating on the Black Sea for the period of January-September this year, compared with the corresponding period of last year.
The CMA CGM company, one of the world's largest container carriers, began to produce the branded wooden toys-containerships.