TransContainer reports a 8% gain in box traffic along DVZD to 226,400 TEUs
Container traffic of TransContainer on the Far Eastern Railway (DVZD, part of Russian Railways) in January-June 2014 rose 8% on H1 2013 to 226,400 TEUs, the DVZD press office said.
Year to date, over 2.6 million tonnes of cargo (+ 7% on 2013 figures) were loaded into containers at the DVZD stations, including 2.6 tonnes (+ 7%) in HC containers.
Average daily loading for the reporting period amounted to 14,000 tonnes with average container weight of 17,73 tonnes.
In June 2014, the monthly container traffic increased 3% from the same period in 2013 to 40,200 TEUs with 482,100 tonnes of goods (7% y-o-y).
Russia’s leading intermodal container transportation and logistics company TransContainer OJSC operates as a subsidiary of Russian Railways (RZD) as of July 2006. The company owns 46 terminals in Russia’s major freight centres, with its branches covering the entire Russian railways network. The company’s major shareholder is Russian Railways (RZD) with 50% +2 shares. FESCO holds a 23.7% stake, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development owns 9.25% of shares and Transfingroup CJSC - 5.1%. In 2013, container transportation by the rolling stock of TransContainer OJSC dropped by 2% to 1.45 million TEUs.