20 Apr 2023 15:47

Transcontainer and Solikamskbumprom agree on product shipments to India and China

PERM. April 20 (Interfax) - Transcontainer (part of the Delo Group) and Solikamskbumprom (Perm Territory) have entered into an agreement for the export transportation of paper products to China and India, according to the Transcontainer website.

The agreement provides for regular container trains of paper products on the route to the Indian ports of Nava Sheva, Mundra and Chennai, as well as stations on the Chinese Railway.

The Solikamskbumprom website states that of the total amount of newsprint produced by the enterprise, nearly 80% is shipped for export. The company's products are sold in more than 50 countries. Deliveries are made primarily to India, China, Turkey, and Israel.

Earlier, the Fesco transport group and Solikamskbumprom signed an agreement on the organization of intermodal transportation to the Turkish ports of Ambarli and Gebze.

Solikamskbumprom produces newsprint and packaging paper, and technical lignosulfonates. The company has a full production cycle from pulping to paper production.

Transcontainer is the largest operator of fitting platforms in Russia, and has its own container fleet of 130,000 units with a capacity of about 200,000 TEU and 40,000 fitting platforms. The company operates 40 railway terminals in Russia.

Transcontainer owns a 58.67% stake in the Sakhalin Shipping Company (SASCO), which owns 13 vessels.