One of the oldest transport and logistics companies in Russia is ready to take part in the establishment of a shipping service with Turkmen ports

The Russian transport and logistics company “Sovfracht” has recently confirmed its readiness to take part in the organization of regular shipping between the ports of Turkmenistan and Russia on the Caspian Sea.

To do this, the company has all the necessary resources and competencies to act both as a carrier and as an operator of shipping lines.

This was announced last week in Astrakhan during a working meeting of representatives of the Ministry of Transport of Russia, the Astrakhan region, shipping companies and cargo terminals of the seaports of Astrakhan and Olya with representatives of the Agency and Communications under the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan and the Turkmen transport complex on the organization of regular sea transportation between the seaport of Turkmenbashi and Russian seaports on the Caspian Sea.

“Sovfrakht” notes that regular sea communication between the ports of Russia and Turkmenistan will reduce the delivery time of goods and will help increase trade between the countries.

As a result of the negotiations, an agreement was reached on the formation of a roadmap for the implementation of the project of opening regular shipping lines in the Caspian Sea.

Issues of cooperation in the field of maritime transport were also widely discussed in Ashgabat during the Turkmen-Russian business forum. As a result of the Turkmen-Russian negotiations that followed the day after the forum, 10 documents were signed, including those signed by the Transport and Logistics Center of Turkmenistan - a Memorandum on the implementation of an investment project to create a logistics center of Turkmenistan in the port SEZ of the Astrakhan region and an Agreement on cooperation with JSC “Special economic zone “Lotos”.

“Sovfracht” JSC is an independent transport and logistics company in Russia, founded in 1929. It carries out sea and river cargo transportation, has unique experience in the transportation of oversized and heavy cargo, provides stevedoring, brokerage, freight services, as well as ship agency services and cargo insurance, carries out container and rail transportation, manages a number of warehouse complexes./// nCa, January 24, 2023