New Shipping Service at VSC Terminal
On 4 September, the newly launched Japan Russia Express (JRX) service delivered the first Japan-Russia shipment to the terminal of LLC Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company . It is a joint service of APL and FESCO shipping companies.
Operated by APL, the 712 TEU vessel that has just called Vostochny kick-started the service at the port of Yokohama in Japan on 27 August. It arrived at the VSC’s berth with cargoes of industrial machinery, medical equipment, auto parts and will ship among others timber products and metal alloys to Japan from Vostochny.
The second vessel of CONTSHIP ACE line operated by FESCO with a capacity of 700 TEU left Yokohama on 31 August.
Rotation of the service: Vostochny (VSC) – Vladivostok – Yokohama – Shimizu – Nagoya – Kobe – Pusan – Vostochny (VSC). Travel time from Yokohama to Vostochny is 7 days, to Vladivostok – 9 days, from Kobe to Vostochny – 4 days, to Vladivostok – 6 days. Travel time of export cargoes from the Russian ports to Yokohama will be 3 to 5 days.
Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company is one of the biggest container terminals in the Russian Far East. VSC is part of the Global Ports Group. VSC operates in the premises of the Vostochny Port. The total capacity of VSC is 650,000 TEUs per annum. The terminal is the starting point of the Trans-Siberian Railroad.
For more information please see: www.vscport.ru
Global Ports Investments PLC is the leading operator of container terminals in the Russian market. Global Ports’ terminals are located in the Baltic and Far East Basins, key regions for Russian cargo flows. Global Ports operates five container terminals in Russia (Petrolesport, First Container Terminal, Moby Dik and Ust-Luga Container Terminal in the port of Saint Petersburg and Ust Luga port cluster, Vostochnaya Stevedore Company in the Vostochny Port) and two container terminals in Finland and logistics facilities Yanino and Logistika-Terminal near Saint Petersburg. The Group includes Vopak E.O.S., a petroleum terminal in Estonia. Global Ports is developing as a strategic partnership of Delo Group and APM Terminals, a company of A.P.Moller-Maersk A/S group.
For more information please see: www.globalports.com