VI CCTT Business Forum "Transsib in the system of Euro-Asian transportation: New Opportunities and Perspectives"
VI CCTT Business Forum "Transsib in the system of Euro-Asian transportation: New Opportunities and Perspectives", organized by the International Coordinating Council on Trans-Eurasian Transportation (CCTT) and the Association of Trans-Siberian Intermodal Operators of Japan (TSIOAJ), was held on September 24, 2020 via videoconference. The forum was attended by more than 230 people from 26 countries: Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Norway, Poland, Russia, Republic of Korea, Slovakia, Ukraine, Sweden, Switzerland, Vietnam.
During the forum, Japanese freight forwarders and participants from UTLC ERA, FESCO, Russian Railways Logistics, TransContainer, Global Ports, VR Transpoint were presented with the advantages and new opportunities of modern container services, transport and logistics products that provide cargo delivery from / to the countries of the Asia-Pacific region, Europe and the CIS. The forum participants were also presented with the Intertran project, which allows for the paperless transportation of containers through Far Eastern ports and significantly facilitates the process of border crossing. The representative of the Federal Customs Service of Russia informed the forum participants about measures to develop international transit, simplify customs procedures to speed up cargo transportation and delivery.
Representatives of Russian Railways informed the forum participants that as part of measures to combat the consequences of the spread of a new coronavirus infection in the Russian Federation this year, the Government of the Russian Federation has allocated a budget to subsidize the transportation of transit containers on the routes through the Russian port stations of the Pacific Basin through the Russian railway network and further through the Russian port stations of the Baltic and Azov-Black Sea basins, Russian border crossings with Finland, the Republic of Belarus, Poland, Azerbaijan and in the opposite direction.
The company JSC STRAZH presented the smart electronic sealing system "Biglock" and proposed a new pilot project using navigation seals for the transportation of goods from Japan through the Far Eastern ports.
The joint CCTT/TSIOAJ forum is held annually for the sixth time and gathers a large number of participants and stakeholders. The main issues discussed during the forum help to stimulate the development of Far Eastern transportation and increase the attractiveness of the Trans-Siberian route.
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