Thursday, December 2, 2021
According to Shipyard General Director A. Alexander Buzakov,  the acknowledgement act for the ice-resistant North Pole platform, which is still being built at Admiralty Shipyards in St. Petersburg, will be approved in the summer of 2022, TASS reports. "The platform is set to undergo short-scale sailing tests on September 25,...
The laying of the Polar Express fiber optic communications line between Murmansk and Vladivostok began on Friday at the Murmansk Region's Teriberka on the Barents Sea, according to Advanced Technologies Management CEO Alexei Strelchenko, TASS reports. "We started undersea work today to lay the fiber optic cable in the Barents...
First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov said in an interview with Rossiya 24 TV Channel that Russia has to expand the Northern Sea Route so that it becomes an international shipping route. "The third and most important route is the Northern Water Route via sea. Rather than just expanding the...
On Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in the opening ceremony for the start of railway traffic via the second Baikal tunnel via video link. The majority of those involved in the facility's development, including builders, operations professionals, and officials from Russian Railways and USK, attended the opening event. Oleg...
Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin of Russia issued an order allocating 1.2 billion rubles to the regions for road building and rehabilitation, TASS reports citing the government's press service. The funding will be distributed to nine different areas. In the Primorsky, Khabarovsk, and Trans-Baikal Territories, the Amur and Irkutsk Regions, and...
Transmashholding and Russian Railways presented a new model of capsule passenger car, Russian media writes. The new passenger cars will go on many routes, said Dmitry Pegov, deputy head of Russian Railways. "We need at least two trains for certain directions with a certain passenger flow," Pegov explained. Such capsule cars...
Turkish authorities announced that the construction of the Istanbul channel bypassing the Bosphorus will begin on June 26, Turkish TV channel Haberturk reported. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan intends to attend the ceremony of the start of the construction. The construction of the canal will begin with laying the foundation stone...
Moscow Cargo, the cargo operator at Sheremetyevo International Airport, gave a presentation on changes in the air transport market at the TransRussia International Exhibition of Transportation and Logistics Services, Warehouse Equipment and Technologies, which took place on April 12-14. The event gathers professionals in cargo shipping and freight forwarding,...
Russia is a vast country with a massive market capitalization, making it a favorable place to do business with. Ever since the end of the Cold War, it has been possible to send packages to and from both places with relative ease — think the FedEX scene in the...
The French third-party logistics company FM Logistic has appointed Oleg Alkhamov as Managing Director for Russia. As of April 2021, his accountabilities will include leading the Russia executive team with direct oversight for 8,000 employees, overall business development and operations in the country. Oleg Alkhamov will report to Christophe...