Signatures were thrown Viking train sets off: Gefco Turkey, agreed with Lithuanian Railways. Viking Train, which connects Baltic to the Black Sea, departs in 2015.
Logitrans Transport Logistics Fair, organized in cooperation with EKO Trade Fairs and German trade fair giant Messe München, brought together 22 company from 207 in Istanbul. 19-21 10 XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX One of the most important signatures at the fair was taken for the Viking Train project.
Gefco Turkey, will perform together with Lithuanian Railways and will be the only representative in Turkey will give Viking train with multimodal transportation services over a corridor stretching from Scandinavia to Turkey. The products of the Turkish industrialist will be transported to the Baltic countries by rail. The Viking Train is expected to start on 19 November 2015. Loads collected from Turkey Istanbul - Haydarpasa Iljichevsk be delivered and will be sent to the port by sea. The products will reach Lithuania through Ukraine and Belarus by train from here. It will also be possible to transport products to Scandinavia. Memorandum JSC Lithuanian Railways General Manager Stasys Dailydk and Gefco Turkey General Manager and Regional Director of the Middle East was signed by Fulvio Villa.
Loads will reach your goal in 7 days
Speaking to the WORLD, Fulvio Villa said, “We are growing in intermodal. "We chose Lithuania Gefco because we have a strong infrastructure," he said. Stressing that this project is a great opportunity for them to Villa, "Gefco targeted melt is growing in Turkey. We aim to grow all over the Middle East. This project will bring us closer to this goal. With the project, we aim to facilitate transportation to the Scandinavian and Baltic countries. We believe that one of the most important projects signed in Turkey so far and we are delighted to be a part of it as Gefco, "he said. Villa said that with this project, the burden of the exporter will reach the Baltic countries in 7 days. Villa also emphasized that the project is environmentally friendly and economical.
Wants to increase cooperation
Stasys Dailydka, General Manager of the Lithuanian Railways, told the WORLD that the Viking project is a very important project linking the Baltic to the Black Sea. Turkey's Dailydk stating that it has an important place in this project, said: "Our first move was made to Ukraine. But that's not enough for us. Therefore, we want to include Turkey as well. "With this project, thousands of kilometers in 700 52 hours they can go remarkable Dailydk, who stressed that sleep in the price. Dailydk also the President of Lithuania will visit Turkey in a raliu and the Viking project, will hold talks to increase cooperation with Turkey, he said. . We want to develop our partnership with such a large industrial country, Dail said Dailydka.