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SIBUR and FESCO put into operation a new container terminal in Tomsk

New container terminal was put into operation on the territory of Tomskneftekhim plant (part of SIBUR Holding). The terminal is intended for storage and shipment of polypropylene and polyethylene on railway platforms. The total area of the terminal is 10.000 square meters.

Firm Transgarant LLC (part of FESCO Transportation Group) has provided design and construction of the terminal. Transgarant functions as an operator of the terminal.

The single storage capacity of the terminal is 1.000 TEU. The terminal is equipped with a container crane. The terminal access ways (length=305 meters) are adjacent to the Russian Railway station Kopylovo through the railway junction of SIBUR — station Vhodnaya.

“In addition to the expansion of “narrow” places in the supply chain Tomskneftekhim, we have changed the scheme of loading and unloading operations on the site. The processing efficiency of shipping operations has increased, moreover the pricing mechanism for shipments of final products through the terminal became more transparent.

Thus, we have insured ourselves against possible risks in this field, SIBUR-Trans CEO, Head of Logistics of SIBUR Holding Oleg Salimov said.

“Launching a new terminal in Tomskneftekhim allows Transgarant to strengthen its position in the West Siberian region. Furthermore this will create positive synergistic effect for all divisions of FESCO Transportation Group.In addition, the partnership with SIBUR increases the volume of Transgarant container traffic due to the long-term cooperation with one of the largest Russian companies”, Vice President for Railroad Division of FESCO Transportation Group Nikolai Rezvov, said.

The decision to build a modern container terminal at the SIBUR area was taken due to the planned expansion of Tomskneftekhim production capacities as well as the launching a new production at BIAKSPLEN.

This partnership in construction and management of container terminal project represents a new practice of mutually beneficial cooperation between the operator and the cargo owner in Russia. Transgarant will provide storage and terminal handling of containers, as well as handling the container fleet on the site.


FESCO is one of the leading privately-owned transportation and logistics companies in Russia with operations in ports, rail, integrated logistics and shipping business. Diversified but integrated asset portfolio enables FESCO to provide door-to-doorlogistics solutions and control almost all steps of the intermodal transportation value chain. The majority of FESCO’s operations are located in the Russian Far East and the Group benefits from growing trade volumes between Russia and Asian countries.

FESCO is the leader of container transportation through the Russian Far East via international sea container lines to/from Asian countries, domestic sea container lines and by rail. FESCO is the leading port container operator in the Far East region.

About Sibur-Trans

Sibur-Trans JSC provides transportation both internally, as well as for export to neighbouring and distant countries.

Currently Sibur-Trans already has under its management railway infrastructure in Tomsk, Perm, Novokuibyshevsk, Togliatti, Pyt-Yahe, Tula, Voronezh, Nizhny Novgorod and Dzerzhinsk, and it has a paint shop in Tchaikovsky (Perm region). Up until the first half of 2010, the company’s own fleet totalled over 4050 units of rolling stock, including more than 3100 tanks for the transportation of LPG and around 750 petroleum tanks. In August 2010 it had a total of over 12,000 cars of various types.

In the period 2007–2009, traffic volume grew by 9% reaching a level in 2009 of 7.5 million tonnes, including more than 3.4 million tonnes of LPG and over 1.2 million tonnes of NGL.

About Transgarant

Transgarant is privately owned freight rail operator in the Russian transportation market and a part of FESCO Transportation Group. The company provides freight rail services in industrial cargo transportation. One of the company’s main goals is to strengthen its relationship with clients by introducing integrated transport solutions.

Transgarant incorporates five subsidiaries. Transgarant transports cargos via Russia and CIS countries, has 25 branches and representations.

The company operates 5 main line diesel locomotives and 9 shunting locomotives.

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