Transit time was 11 days, size of the batch – 78 forty foot containers. Transportation on route Tianjin (China) – Erlian (China) – Zamyn-Üüd (Mongolia) – Naushki (Russia) – Novomoskovsk (Russia) is extra service to the effective routes via ports of Vladivostok and St. Petersburg, the new scheme is based on the technologies used for delivering in regular FESCO block trains – Mongolian Shuttle and Silk Way Shuttle. For inland transportation FESCO uses own containers and platforms as well as platforms of its partner – the Eurosib Group, in cooperation with which the Mongolian Shuttle service is organized.
About 30% of containers for the Haval car plant under construction are planned to be transported through the inland corridor via Mongolia and 70% – via port of Vladivostok. Oversized equipment is delivered via port of St. Petersburg.
Growth of contracts with major customers as well as a broader inland corridor via Mongolia for delivery of goods from China to Russia and Europe are the priority directions for development of the FESCO business. After the Haval plant launching the Company plans to use the route Tianjin-Mongolia-Naushki-Novomoskovsk for transporting car component parts and also goods of retail customers.