29 Jan 2024 13:46

Fesco delivers second ship for Novorossiysk-India ports route

MOSCOW. Jan 29 (Interfax) - The Fesco Transport Group (a subsidiary of PJSC Far Eastern Shipping Company ) delivered a second vessel to operate on its regular Fesco Indian Line West (FIL-W) line, which connects the Indian ports of Mundra and Nava Sheva with Novorossiysk via the Suez Canal, the company said.

The FESCO Olga ship made its first call to the Indian port of Nava Sheva on January 29.

The total planned container capacity of the FIL-W maritime service will exceed 1,700 TEU, and the frequency of shipments will increase to twice a month.

The line operates on the Nava Sheva - Mundra - Novorossiysk route and in the opposite direction. Transit time from Indian ports to Russia is about 16 days.

The primary cargo flow in the import direction consists of construction materials, various chemicals, food products and refrigerated cargo. Exports from Russia are primarily timber industry products and agricultural goods.

The Fesco Transport Group owns assets in the port, railway and integrated logistics business. Fesco owns the Vladivostok Sea Trade Port , the intermodal operator Fesco Integrated Transport, Dalreftrans, an operator of refrigerated containers, as well as Transgarant and Fesco Trans. The group operates terminal complexes in Novosibirsk, Khabarovsk, Tomsk and Vladivostok. The company manages a container fleet of more than 170,000 TEU, and over 11,000 fitting platform railcars. The group's fleet consists of 37 vessels, operated mainly on its own shipping lines.