Delo Group took part in the EEF-2019

Delo Group of Companies took part in the Eastern Economic Forum 2019 (EEF), which was held in Vladivostok from 4 to 6 September 2019.

Traditionally, the Forum is attended by the largest Russian and foreign companies. The delegation of Delo was headed by the President of the Group Sergey Shishkarev and included as well the CEO of Global Ports Group Vladimir Bychkov, CEO of DeloPorts Igor Yakovenko, President of Ruscon Sergey Berezkin.
The leaders of their holdings visited the exposition of the exhibition, which was arranged within the framework of the EEF, and took part in the sessions of the Forum devoted to the development of the container and grain markets of the Far East.

The President of Delo Group was a speaker at the Forum session “Digital future of transport corridors through the Far East: international experience and Russian realities”, where he stressed the need to spread advanced digital solutions and blockchain technologies to the transport and logistics market and at the same time, the importance of close cooperation between business and state supervisory and regulatory authorities to accelerate the transportation of goods. As an example, Sergey Shishkarev presented a successful pilot project for the transit of goods from South Korea to Europe (AE19 service), implemented by Delo Group together with Maersk Lines at Global Ports terminals.

Sergey Shishkarev highlighted the importance of marketing promotion of new products and services applied in terminals, “It is necessary to place the information on all transportation and logistics products into a global database  the so-called “marketplaces” of global multimodal services. Any participant of international economic activity all over the world should have access to the list of companies, their rating, reliability. It should be possible to compare all routes and their advantages.”

Delo Group is one of the largest private transportation and logistics companies in Russia with port assets in the Azov-Black Sea, Baltic and Far Eastern basins, as well as rail and multimodal operator of containerized cargo.

The key assets of Delo Group are comprised of the stevedore holding DeloPorts, the multimodal transport operator Ruscon and the leading operator of Russian container terminals Global Ports.

DeloPorts is a holding company that owns and operates stevedore assets of Delo Group in the Port of Novorossiysk. DeloPorts consolidates a container terminal, a grain terminal and a service company.

Global Ports Investments PLC is the leading operator of container terminals in the Russian market by capacity and container throughput. Global Ports’ terminals are located in the Baltic and Far East Basins, key regions for foreign trade cargo flows. Global Ports operates five container terminals in Russia (Petrolesport, First Container Terminal, Ust-Luga Container Terminal3 and Moby Dik4 in the Russian Baltics, and Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company in the Russian Far East) and two container terminals in Finland5 (Multi-Link Terminals in Helsinki and Kotka). Global Ports also owns inland container terminal Yanino Logistics Park6 located in the vicinity of St. Petersburg.