Multimodal container service in China and Europe

JSC "RZD Logistics" and one of the largest logistics concerns in the world - German DB Cargo AG - concluded an agreement on cooperation in the field of promotion of a joint multimodal container service in the markets of China and Europe.

The agreement provides for the organization of a multimodal service for the accelerated delivery of goods along the route China - the ports of the Kaliningrad region - the terminals of Europe, as well as in the opposite direction. According to the agreements reached, RZD Logistics will create container trains from border crossing stations with China to the ports of the Kaliningrad region.

DB Cargo AG, in turn, organizes the transportation of containers along the route Kaliningrad region - Rostock port (Germany), as well as terminal processing of container cargo with their subsequent delivery through the terminal network of Europe.

At the first stage of cooperation, the parties will consider the possibility of accelerated delivery of containerized cargoes along the route China-Mongolia-Baltiysk-Rostock-Germany terminals.

The potential cargo flow along the jointly developed route will amount to no less than 100 thousand TEU per year.