Maritime Collegium of Russia announces TRANSTEC participation within 2018 working plan

January 29, 2018

The 6th International Conference for the Development of Russian Ports and Shipping and the 14th Exhibition TRANSTEC 2018 ( October 9-11, 2018, St. Petersburg ) are included in the Work Plan of the Maritime Collegium under the Government of the Russian Federation for 2018.  The plan was approved by the Deputy Prime Minister The Russian Federation, the Chairman of the Maritime Collegium under the Government of the Russian Federation, D.O. Rogozin January 19, 2018 № 383p-P4, p.7.7, as an event held under the auspices of the Collegium.

The Ministry of Transport of Russia and Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia will jointly formulate the working plan.

The issues planned for consideration at TRANSTEC 2018 are traditionally related to a wide range of topics on promoting business interests in the field of infrastructure development and provision of transport services in the field of ports and shipping as one of the most important, economically attractive and dynamic modes of transport.

According to the publication TRANSTEC 2018 media partner Korabel.Ru, turnover of Russian seaports is projected for 5 year growth of 1.3 times from 722 million tonnes in 2016 to 966 million tonnes in 2021.

This is stated in the parameters of the state program “Development of the transport system” for 2018-2021, writes Kommersant .

“The updated transport state program will cost 2.1 trillion rubles in 2018, 1.9 trillion rubles in 2019, 1.8 trillion rubles in 2020, and 2 trillion rubles in 2021. The program also provides for an increase in the export of transport services to 19 billion US dollars by 2021 (in 2016 this figure was 14.9 billion US dollars, “- indicates” Korabel.RU “

The implementation of TRANSTEC fully corresponds to the concept and provisions of the “Strategy for the Development of the Sea Port Infrastructure of Russia until 2030” , developed in accordance with the Order of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation No. 167 dated July 30, 2010 and approved by the Maritime Collegium under the Government of the Russian Federation on September 28, 2010, section 4.1.

“Regional aspects of the development of the sea port infrastructure”, the implementation of activities that involve inter-and intra-port cooperation for the exchange of best practices, knowledge, creation of mutually beneficial regional interaction sites, which have an additional priority within the Strategy.”

The Strategy identifies the following types of priority areas:

  • Exchange of information and experience in the work of port facilities
  • Holding exhibitions and organising networking groups  for the exchange of best practices and discussing opportunities for cooperation.