2017 April 20 15:18
TransContainer says container volumes transported by the Company’s flatcars and containers (including provision of the Company’s containers to the third-party flatcars) in the first quarter of 2017 grew by 23.7% year-on-year to 424 thousand TEU.
The fastest growing segments were transit and import transportation, which grew by 55.1% and 39.8%, respectively.
Container volumes transported by the Company’s flatcar fleet in the first quarter of 2017 increased by 24.2% year-on-year to 394 thousand TEU from 317 thousand TEU a year earlier.
TransContainer is the leading intermodal container transportation company in Russia with a market share of approximately 47%. It is the market leader in Russia by flatcar fleet size, container transportation by rail and rail-side container terminal throughput. As at 31 March 2017, it owned and leased 23,432 flatcars and 68,453 ISO containers. TransContainer also owns a network of rail-side container terminals, located at 43 railway stations across Russia and operates one terminal in Slovakia under a long-term lease agreement. The Company’s joint venture JSC Kedentransservice (“Kedentransservice”, or “KDTS”) also operates 19 inland rail-side terminals in Kazakhstan. The Company’s sales network comprises of 115 sales outlets in Russia, along with additional outlets across the CIS, Europe and Asia. TransContainer is listed at Moscow Exchange and LSE. Company's major 1 Transportation of clients’ containers by the Company’s rolling stock and own loaded containers by its own and third-party flatcars 2 The empty run ratio is calculated as an average empty run in kilometers divided by an average total run in kilometers shareholder with 50% +2 shares is United Transportation and Logistics Company, established by Russian Railways, Belorussian Railway and Kazakhstan Temir Zholy.