Russian Govt Pursues Seaport Transport Improvement

The Government of Russia by its regulation dated on April 30, 2014 (No. 739-r) approved a list of measures on improvement of transport situation in seaports.

Vladivostok Port
Vladivostok Port

The measures are aimed at facilitation of formal procedures for port calls, exits and stay of vessels in the seaports of the Russian Federation, in order to create favourable conditions for export and import of goods in seaports.

The activity plan to be implemented in 2014-2018 will allow reduction in the number of days during which goods, except for the stored ones, are held in Russian seaports from 8 to 2 days by 2017.

The Ministry of Transport of Russia will be in charge of coordinating the work of all participants involved in the implementation of the activity plan.

Press Release, May 14, 2014, Image: Wikimedia

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