Vostochny Port joins Coordinating Council on Trans-Siberian Transportation as its permanent member
Vostochny Port JSC (Vrangel, Primorsky Territory) joins the Coordinating Council on Trans-Siberian Transportation (CCTT) as a permanent member, reports correspondent of IAA PortNews.
The Certificate was given to Vadim Baibak, General Director of Vostochny Port JSC, at XXVIII CCTT Plenary Meeting held on 19-20 September 2019 in Kazakhstan, by Oleg Belozerov, CCTT Chairman, Russian Railways BoD Chairman and General Director.
The Coordinating Council on Trans-Siberian Transportation (CCTT) International Association is a non-commercial transport association with an open-ended duration, registered in the Main Register of the canton of St. Gallen (Switzerland) on February 21, 1997.
The CCTT was founded by the Ministry of Railway Communication of the Russian Federation (after the restructuring of 2003 – OJSC RZD (Russian Railways); Deutsche Bahn (DB AG); Group of European Trans-Eurasian Forwarders and Operators (GETO); Korean International Freight Forwarders Association (KIFFA).
Presently the CCTT has more than 100 member societies from 23 countries, including railways of Europe, Asia and the CIS states, leading shipping companies, operators and forwarders, ports and stevedoring companies, state organizations, administrations and municipalities, telecom and marketing companies, security services and mass media.
According to the Statutes of the CCTT, the President of RZD holds the post of Chairman of the Council on a permanent basis. Presidents of freight forwarder associations that are members of the CCTT are appointed Deputy Chairmen.
For more than 20-years history the CCTT has achieved a high international standing and has become an efficient international forum for networking and real cooperation between all parties involved in Trans-Siberian freight transportation
Vostochny Port JSC (Vrangel settlement, Primorsky Region) is Russia’s largest specialized terminal with high-tech coal transshipment.
Vostochny Port is a free access facility open for all coal manufacturers of Russia. In 2018, it handled 24.3 million tonnes of cargo.
The terminal features covered stations for unloading and transfer of coal, conveyor equipment, rotary car dumpers, shiploaders and the second-to-none system of multi-stage magnetic coal separation.
Vostochny Port is the first coal port in the Far East that obtained a certificate of compliance with ISO 14001:2015 “Environmental Management System: Requirements and Application Guide.” The certificate confirms the company’s compliance with both Russian and international requirements on environmental risk management.
Vostochny Port has implemented the most ambitious private investment project on construction of the coal terminal’s Phase 3 including the construction of the federal railway infrastructure. The project costing over RUB 40 billion was implemented through public private partnership without involving state financing. Phase 3 will let the terminal increase its throughput to 50-55 million tonnes per year.