Container shipping

Container transportation is a modern way of transporting goods, popular for its safety, economy and speed of delivery. Container transportation is characterized by one-dimensionality (20- and 40-foot containers), that is why there is the possibility for their transportation by various means of transport: road, sea, rail and air; reducing time spent on loading and unloading.

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Container shipping of the SCO member countries along the ITC and the Eastern ground

The analysis of global trends in the development of the principal logistics directions and routes for delivery of сargoes between continents and countries shows that over the past ten years, the first-level carriers and operators have intensified the struggle for transit container cargo flows, and a number of countries are taking important, forward-looking steps to increase the attractiveness of container shipping.

As BRI enters 10th year of development, China-Europe freight train set to see ‘explosive growth’ in 2023

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a global cooperation platform that demonstrates China’s vision and provides solutions to the reform of the global governance system and multifaceted challenges.

Rail container transportation in the Eurasian space in 2022

In 2022, Eurasian rail container transportation faced two main challenges.