Tuesday, 23.04.2019
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has sided with Russia in a dispute over railway vehicles and equipment launched by Ukraine in 2015, Politico reports. In October 2015, Kiev filed a claim with the World Trade Organization against Russia over restrictions slapped on supplies of Ukrainian rolling stock and railroad...
Finnish freight company Nurminen Logistics announced this week that it had sold its Russian wagon fleet of around 350 vehicles to TransLes, Finnish media outlet Arvopaperi has reported. TransLes is part of Russia’s Rustranscom Group of freight companies. It is one of the largest wagon operators in the Russian forestry sector, working a fleet...
A surge in international volumes flown by Aeroflot and AirBridgeCargo (ABC) helped Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport handle more than 300,000 tonnes of cargo in 2018, up by 5.5% over prior year, Air Cargo News reported. A spokesperson for the Russian hub said that international cargo volumes rose by more than 7%...
Russia’s state-run monopoly Russian Railways and the Russian Export Center are currently studying the possibility of trans-border railway lines and intra-country railway development projects in Africa, and are looking to tap into a $20 billion per annum credit line made available by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) for the...
Sheremetyevo’s shareholders are considering selling up to 10 percent of the airport during 2018, one of the company’s owners and chairman of the board at Sheremetyevo, Alexander Ponomarenko, said in an interview with Vedomosti. TPS Avia controls 66% of the Moscow Airport. According to Ponomarenko, the company has a good development...
The project for the reconstruction of Terminal C at the International Airport Sheremetyevo has been issued a positive conclusion by the Russian State Expert Evaluation Department, the press office of the agency informed. With the modernization of the Terminal C, the total capacity of the facility will be increased to 15...
Japan and Russia are ready to start cargo transport via the Trans-Siberian Railway, RBC reported on Sunday citing Japan’s Yomiuri newspaper. According to the paper’s sources, the test use of the Trans-Siberian Railway by Japanese companies may begin in the run-up to the 4th Eastern Economic Forum, where Japanese Prime...
The management of Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport gladly accepts its new name, in honor of the great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin, general director Mikhail Vasilenko said, Rossiyskaya Gazeta reported. “For millions of people, the name of the great poet has become the personification of not only Russian, but global culture as...
Russia-Azerbaijan economic ties are strengthening in 2018, with an array of projects underway in construction, pharmacology, and the automotive industry. A jointly funded, new 325-meter bridge across the Samur River is planned to be put in operation at the beginning of next year, connecting Russia and Azerbaijan. According to Azerbaijan's Minister...
Sheremetyevo airport is likely to be able to bring passengers in comfort soon. The agency for public procurement published a tender for the purchase of new pavilions for smoking for the airport. The contract price will be approximately 4 million rubles. According to the press service MK, seven indoor cabins...