FESCO Transport Group increases efficiency of intermodal transportation

20 March 2007
The achievement way of the additional traffic attraction from Deep Sea Route to Trans Siberian Railroad strategic objective became the key issue to be discussed on a number of FESCO agent’s consultations in Seoul and Vladivostok.
In view of Trans Siberian Route traffic capabilities and advantages over ocean routes the special attention was paid to efficient system of operational interaction between FESCO Group line agents in China, Korea and Vietnam, FESCO railroad agents, LLC Russkaya Troyka (the company was established within the frames of strategic partnership of JSC Russian Railways and FESCO Group) and FESCO Lines Vladivostok. It is important to mention, that FESCO Lines Vladivostok was established in 2007 in order to manage line services and intermodal routes of FESCO Group.

Due to significant growth of traffic and clients expectations the considerable line capacity increase is planned to be realized among priority tasks by fast large capacity vessels placement on the number of key foreign trade lines, such as FCDL (FESCO China Direct Line), KSDL (Korea Soviet Direct Line), and FVDL (FESCO Vietnam Direct Line). Moreover, it is planned to increase calls frequency and add a number of ports of call on the coastal lines and launch united informational system for agents world-wide.

FESCO Transport Group was created on the basis of Far Eastern Shipping Company - one of the biggest and oldest transport companies in Russia, founded in 1880. Companies of the Group provide intermodal transportation services between Russian cities, as well as between ports of Russia, Pacific Rim and Europe, provides icebreaker escort to vessels in the and services biggest oil and gas companies in the Far East. The strategy of group development is aimed at turning FESCO into an integrated intermodal service provider, capable of transporting containers and bulked cargos "from door to door" between Russia, Europe and South-East Asia, covering all segments of the transportation chain and offering comprehensive logistical solutions. The controlling shareholder of FESCO is “Industrial Investors” Group.. For further information, please visit our web-site www.fesco.ru or call Company press-center in Vladivostok +7 (4232) 52-10-76 or Moscow +7 (095) 540-80-01.