By combining rail and sea transport, DB Cargo Eurasia is testing an alternative route from China to Finland to the current setup that sees trains passing the Buslovskaya-Vainikkala border between Russia and Finland.
Rosmorport's hopper barge has undergone an autonomous voyage outside the Port of Gelendzhik in the Black Sea, during which her abilities to detect targets have been tested, along with optimising manoeuvring.
The ministers of transport of both countries have signed a take-or-pay agreement, according to which some 9.8mt of Belarusian oil products (incl. heavy fuel oil, naphta, and diesel) will be handled at Russian Baltic ports.
Transneft has completed a project of building up the petroleum products transportation volume in the direction of the Vysotsk distribution and transshipment complex (DTC) from the Port of Primorsk to 3.5mt/year.