TRANSTEC 2014 Announces Major Support for Russian Ports Development

March 14, 2014

The Organisers of the NEVA Exhibition and Conference Programmes are pleased to announce major support forTRANSTEC 2014, The Big Ports and Shipping Event for Russia, 1-3 October 2014 at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex in central St Petersburg.

Traditional support for the comprehensive 3 day programme has now expanded to include leading national maritime institutions, including commitments from:

  • Maritime Collegium of the Government of Russian Federation
  • Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
  • Russian National Chamber of Shipping
  • Russian Travel Union
  • Russian Association of Sea Commercial Ports
  • International Coordination Council for Trans-Siberia Transportation
  • North-West Transport Union
  • Maritime Council of the Government of St. Petersburg

The Russian ports and shipping market continues attract new private investment. Cargo handling across all sectors grew by 9% in 2013, a record volume of 589 million tonnes.   Private investments in the Russian port sector totalled 900 million USD in 2012, and are planned to reach a 5 year total of 7.6 billion USD in 2015.

As TRANSTEC 2014 open its doors to the International maritime community, the Russian Association of Sea Ports (ASOP) President Mr O. A. Terekov highlights the Event’s international B2B significance with the following message:

“You will make direct personal contacts to combine our joint efforts and to display the most modern systems, technologies and equipment to meet the future demands for efficient and safe transportation. There are important opportunities to be explored and I look forward to receiving your kind response to our invitation”, said Mr Terekov.

Key topics of the ROSMORPORT FSUE “Strategy for Development of Marine Ports of Russia to 2030” will also richly support the Port Programme, focusing on:

  • Combining the interests of Ports, Shipping and Shippers
  • Port Users perspectives on national and global shipping
  • Development of the Cruise and Ferry Market for the Sea and Inland Waterways of Russia

The Shipping Programme at TRANSTEC 2014 also promises to provide an excellent platform for debate supported by the following topics:

  • Shipping for the development of the RF Inland Waterway Systems
  • Shipping Logistics to develop the Northern Sea Route as Transit Route and Destination Route
  • Increased cooperation with foreign partners, manufacturers and service

To apply for Conference Attendance, Exhibition Space or Sponsorship, please contact Organisers