BALO Batı Anadolu Lojistik Organizasyonlar A.Ş. signed a cooperation agreement with JSC Lithuanian Railways in order to deliver the products exported from Anatolia to the Black Sea and Baltic countries in cooperation with Viking Train.
With the vision of leading the sector, BALO Batı Anadolu Lojistik Organizasyonlar A.Ş. and the JSC Lithuanian Railways signed a cooperation agreement on 10 May 2012 in Lithuanian capital Vilnius. Lithuanian Foreign Ministry officials were also present at the signing ceremony. With this agreement, Turkish export cargoes will be connected to the 'Viking Train Project' line, which provides combined transportation over Lithuanian-Belarus-Ukraine countries. With the cooperation of Viking Train, it is aimed to transport the export cargo that will go from Anatolia to Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia and Poland via Samsun and Derince ports with lower costs and in a short time. In addition, the domestic distribution of incoming freight and transit lines with Turkey to the Mediterranean and the Middle East via Turkey will be provided.
increasing the share of railway in Turkey's international transport, so with the goal of developing environmentally friendly transport model for reducing the shipping costs associates prom Founded in December 2011, the umbrella organization of Turkish business life of Turkey Chambers and Stock Exchanges Union (TOBB), especially 92 rooms, the stock market consists of organized industrial zone and industry associations. Combining the port cities of the Black Sea and the Baltic Sea by rail, Viking combined transport train is a joint project of Lithuanian, Ukrainian and Belarusian railways, evacuation companies and the ports of Klaipeda, Illichivsk, Odessa. The train, whose route passes through the territory of Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania, provides connection between the container sea lines of the Baltic region and the transportation systems of the Black Sea, Mediterranean and Caspian Sea. BALL carrying the vision to lead the industry, the train will accelerate the Vikings trade cooperation with Turkey and will provide significant economic contribution to the Anatolian industrialists assuming the responsibility of a new formation.
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