2017 October 20 15:31

In 9M’17, TransContainer transported 1.31 mln TEUs, up 17.7% Y-o-Y

In January-September 2017, container volumes transported by the TransContainer’s flatcar and container fleet grew by 17.7% year-on-year to 1.31 mln TEU, mainly as a result of an increase in transit, import and export transportation, the Company’s press release says.

In the reporting period, transportation of transit and import cargo showed the highest growth – 1.8 times and 40.4%, accordingly. Container transportation by TransContainer's assets along the domesic routes grew by 31.9% to 669,000 TEU.

Container volumes transported by the Company’s flatcar fleet increased by 19.1% year-on-year to 1,230,500 TEUs.

TransContainer is the leading intermodal container transportation company in Russia with a market share of approximately 47%. It is the market leader in Russia by flatcar fleet size, container transportation by rail and rail-side container terminal throughput. As at 30 June 2017, it owned and leased 23,561 flatcars and 70,990 ISO containers. TransContainer also owns a network of rail-side container terminals, located at 42 railway stations across Russia and operates one terminal in Slovakia under a long-term lease agreement. The Company's joint venture JSC Kedentransservice ("Kedentransservice", or "KDTS") also operates 19 inland rail-side terminals in Kazakhstan. The Company's sales network comprises of 113 sales outlets in Russia, along with additional outlets across the CIS, Europe and Asia. TransContainer is listed at Moscow Exchange and LSE. The Company's major shareholder with 50% +2 shares is United Transportation and Logistics Company, established by Russian Railways, Belorussian Railway and Kazakhstan Temir Zholy.