Russian transportand forwarding company, has launched a
new container service linking the Big Port of St. Petersburg in Russia
and the largest port of India in Nhava Sheva.
shortage of container tonnage in the Baltics that we have seen in recent months
has led to a disruption in international deliveries throughout the North-West
of Russia. We expect that the new service from Petrolesport to India will be in
demand, both in import and export,” commented Albert Likholet, CEO of Global
Ports, the operator of Petrolesport.
pleased to start a new chapter in the history of Modul by launching a pilot
project of a direct container service between Russia and India,” said Alexander
Altshuller, CEO of MODUL.
“We are in
the process of significantly expanding the fleet of our own containers with a
view to using this equipment on the announced route as well as on other routes
planned to be launched later,” he added.
connection aims to deliver Russian export cargo, including paper, chemical
products, and lumber, to India and the countries of the Asia-Pacific region.
The service between Petrolesport and
the port of Nhava Sheva is operated by a ship of 1,094 TEU capacity, while the
delivery time is 25 days.