The volume of cargo transportation in Russia will grow at the expense of sanctioned goods

Expand the transit carriage of goods, importation of which is prohibited in Russia, is expected due to the use of digital technologies of control of movement of cargo.

“the opening of the transit of sanctioned goods through the introduction of digital technologies will increase the volume of international cargo through the territory of our country more than 10%”, – quotes the press-service of Ministry of transport the words of the Deputy Minister of transport Alexey Semenov.

As the Ministry noted, Russia has already begun test transit of sanctioned goods from Europe to China by rail with the use of electronic seals. In particular, this week a 40-foot container, the company of industrial products shipped from Finland to South Korea. In Russia, the cargo was brought through the Large port of St. Petersburg. At customs on the container imposed electronic navigation seal. Further by rail, the container will proceed to the Eastern port, where the seal will be broken, the cargo will travel to South Korea. Used electronic navigation seals of Russian origin.

in addition, Russia and Kazakhstan conducted a successful pilot project to monitor the transit in road transport in the framework of the EEU.

As previously wrote “RG”, the first train with electronic navigational seals went through Russia to China from the station Smolensk-Sorting. Controls the use of seals for railway rolling stock in accordance with the decree of the government of Russia, Rostransnadzor.

the transport Ministry said that the connection of various modes of transport, this system provides a digital traceability of the goods throughout the transport chain. This creates additional opportunities for the development of multimodality and use of the transit transport corridors in Russia.