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Russian Railways Logistics Director Commends Turkmenbashi International Seaport Infrastructure

Ashgabat, February 03, 2024, The Europe Today: Dmitry Murev, the General Director of JSC Russian Railways Logistics, led a representative delegation from JSC Russian Railways on a visit to the Turkmenbashi International Seaport, where he expressed high praise for the port’s advanced infrastructure.

Murev, accompanied by the delegation, lauded the state-of-the-art technologies employed in the construction of the Turkmenbashi port, recognizing its significant potential for facilitating the transportation of goods between Russia and Turkmenistan, as well as catering to third-country routes. The efficient operation of the port is expected to attract additional cargo volumes, enhancing regional trade and connectivity.

During his visit, Murev actively engaged in inspecting the port’s operational technologies and held discussions with the management regarding the prospective volumes of cargo transportation. The focal point of these discussions was the synergy between sea and railway transport, underlining the crucial need for synchronized operations across all modes of transportation to ensure the quality and reliability of multimodal logistics solutions for customers.

Highlighting the importance of seamless coordination between different modes of transportation, Murev emphasized that the successful integration of sea and rail transport is pivotal for the effectiveness of cargo transportation services. This synchronized approach, he noted, is integral to meeting the evolving needs of businesses engaged in cross-border trade.

Moreover, Murev underscored the immense potential of the North-South International Transport Corridor for cargo transportation, connecting East and Central Asia with the Middle East. He expressed confidence in Turkmenistan’s cargo terminals, stating that they are well-prepared to actively contribute to the corridor’s operations.

The visit and positive assessment by the General Director of JSC Russian Railways Logistics signify the growing collaboration and strategic importance of Turkmenbashi International Seaport in fostering regional trade and enhancing transportation links between nations in the East, Central Asia, and the Middle East. The prospect of increased cargo throughput and the integration of efficient multimodal logistics solutions further solidify the port’s role as a key player in the evolving landscape of international trade and connectivity.