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CCTT participated in the 6th UIC Global rail freight conference in Genoa 29.06.2018 15:37

26-28 June 2018 in Genoa, Italy, 6th UIC Global rail freight conference (GRFC), one of the leading events dedicated to rail freight transport and logistics in the world, was held. The event was supported by a number of leading international organizations and associations.


The conference was attended by representatives of China, European countries, Iran, India, South Africa, Russia, the USA, Africa – Morocco, Senegal.

For one and a half days, representatives of institutions, companies and the logistics world exchanged views and discussed the following main topics:

  • Mega Trends in Global Logistics
  • The race towards sustainability
  • Sustainable finance
  • Blockchain technology
  • Globalisation, Innovation and Connectivity
  • Rail freight corridor developments and the new Silk Roads
  • Integrity of the Logistic Chain.


During the conference, CCTT Deputy Secretary General Natalia Stepanova presented the CCTT vision on the integrity of the logistics chain, presenting a report on the practice and initiatives of the CCTT aimed at ensuring the safety of goods transported in containers by rail in international traffic.

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The topic of development of transport corridors for the implementation of rail freight has aroused great interest. Within the framework of this topic were the members of the CCTT: CEO of GAO "Latvian railway" Edvins Berzins, senior Vice-President of DB Eurasia "DB cargo AG" Uwe Leuschner, Director of the marketing and sales department of JSC "OTLK-ERA" Larisa Kuznetsova.

Deputy head of the information department of JSC "Russian Railways" German Sukonnikov made a presentation on the development of blockchain technology.