логотип компании
home Sitemapsitemap
Русский Jan 21, 2019 22:45
(GMT+3)
Latest news
Jan 19, 2019
Russian Railways Holding concludes new contract for design and construction of Serbia’s rail infrastructure
Jan 19, 2019
Republic of Serbia and Russian Railways to expand cooperation
Jan 10, 2019
Passenger numbers on the infrastructure owned by Russian Railways increased by 3.4% in 2018
Jan 10, 2019
Freight loading volumes on Russian Railways network increased by 2.2% in 2018
Dec 26, 2018
Moscow – Nice timetable in Italy to change from 27 December 2018
Dec 26, 2018
Serbia and Russian Railways to expand cooperation
News archive
Home
Press Centre
News

News

May 26, 2018

Oleg Belozerov: “Connection between Japan, Russia and Eurasia via Sakhalin and Hokkaido will transport up to 30 million tons of freight per annum”

Oleg Belozerov, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Russian Railways, took part in the Russia-Japan business dialogue, which was held at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on 25 May 2018.

Belozerov stressed that the RZD transport and logistics holding company is focusing increasing attention on the development of cooperation with Japanese companies.

At the moment, about one third of all traffic on the Trans-Siberian Railway consists of freight transported to or from Japan.

In 2017, a record volume of about 44 million tons was shipped, which is almost 10% more than in 2016.

“We offer our Japanese partners a full range of logistics services: shipments in accordance with a strict timetable, information support and multimodal transportation from door to door. In October 2017, we also created a one-stop information service for Japanese companies,” said the head of Russian Railways.

Speaking about the tasks for the future, Oleg Belozerov announced the Company’s readiness to develop seamless logistics in Northeast Asia which would ensure effective connections between sea and rail routes.

“Together with Japan’s Ministry of Transport, we plan to organise a series of test shipments, said the Company head.

Belozerov also said that the most ambitious project, which can be realised only through joint efforts, was connecting Japan, Russia and Eurasia via the islands of Sakhalin and Hokkaido.

At the moment, the technical and economic parameters of such a project require a joint detailed feasibility study.

According to preliminary estimates, the new route would transport up to 30 million tons of freight per annum.

The CEO of Russian Railways said that one more area which was gaining increasing momentum was the modernisation of the clinics owned by the Company.

A pilot project is now underway to create a Russian-Japanese centre for preventive medicine and diagnostics on the basis of the Company’s hospital in Khabarovsk in Russia’s Far East regions.

Support from Japan’s Ministry of Health has enabled the centre to attract a consortium of Japanese investment and medical partners.

print version
screenRenderTime=0

© 2003-2019, Russian Railways
Mass Media Registration Certificate El. No. ФС77-25927
When using any material from the site reference to rzd.ru is obligatory

The Company | Passengers | Freight | Press Centre | Investor Relations | Contacts | Search