The purchase is made within the frames of realization of long-term strategy aiming the integration of operator and terminal businesses of the Group.
«Since the second half of this year according to the contract of operation lease our company used the terminal for acceptance and delivery of container trains. Acquisition of ownership will let the Group integrate this active more effectively into existing terminal complex RUSCON in Novorossiysk, raise the company’s flexibility dealing with container trains. Being close to the port
and both highly developed railway infrastructure and warehouse complex will provide the clients with proposition of new functionality for import and export freight traffic, lay the groundwork for optimization of time limits and cost of delivery», - points out Andrey Chernyshev, vice-president of sales in RUSCON.
The area of the terminal is 6,5 ha. The complex includes a container yard with capacity of simultaneous storage of 2 000 TEU and throughput of 30 000 TEU per year, storages with the total area of 7 000 square meters, including reefer storages with the area of 2 500 square meters, and its own railway tracks 1,9 kilometers in length. The terminal is situated 5 kilometers away from the port of Novorossiysk conveniently adjoining the driveways of the railway station and being in close proximity to the federal highway M-4 «Don».