XIV international transport and logistics exhibition and conference „TRANSRUSSIA 2009“

2009 04 23
In April 21-24 2009 in Moscow (Russia) there took place the XIV international transport and logistics exhibition and conference „TRANSRUSSIA 2009“ and SE Klaipėda State Seaport Authority took part in it together with port companies in a Lithuanian national exposition.
The annual Russian transport exhibition TransRussia was organized for the 14th time and it is the most important and the biggest transport industry event in the East, as there are created good conditions to coma into new contacts with potential cargo owners and forwarding and transport companies, meet the present clients, directly discuss and find out the changes and tendencies in this field. This year in the exhibition TransRussia 2009 there took part more than 500 companies from 30 countries of the world.
In a joint exposition representing Lithuanian transport system with the area the same as last year of 135 m2, 12 Lithuanian transport companies exhibited their services, including 8 companies from Klaipėda port.
For the tenth year already Klaipėda port stevedoring, ship agents, chartering and forwarding companies took part in TransRussia with a joint stand. The exposition area of Klaipėda port was 56 m2. The following companies represented Klaipėda port at the exhibition: SE Klaipėda State Seaport Authority, AB „Klaipėda stevedoring company“ (KLASCO), UAB KJKK „Bega“, AB „Klaipėdos nafta“, UAB „Klaipėdos konteinerių terminalas“, UAB „Arijus“, UAB „Baltijos pervežimai“, UAB „BPA“. In the integrated Lithuanian national exposition there also took part Lithanian national road carriers association LINAVA, AB „Lietuvos geležinkeliai“and UAB „GLP“.
The interest of Klaipėda port companies in Russian market remains due to the growth of cargo flows of this country via Klaipėda port: in 2006– 1,3 mil tons of Russian cargo and in 2007 two times more – 3,1 mil tons of Russian cargo. In 2008 still bigger volumes were transported via Klaipėda port (3,9 mil t) due to the increase in Russian internal railway tariffs and great congestion in Russian ports.
The representatives of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, railways, biggest shipping companies, cargo owners and forwarding companies made reports at the conference TransRussia 2009.
Head of the Representative Office in the Republic of Belarus Arturas Gaidauskas and Deputy Head of Marketing Department Silvija Jonkuviene represented SE Klaipėda State Seaport Authority.
More information about the exhibition you will find at: http://www.TransRussia.ru/
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