ACEX China Participated in The XXVI CCTT Plenary meeting in Beijing
The XXVI Plenary meeting of the international association “Coordinating Council on Transsiberian Transportation” (CCTT) took place on 20-21 September, 2017 in Beijing. The event was organized at the invitation of Mr. Wu Yuntian, the General-Manager – the Chairman of the Board of China Railway Container Transport Corporation (CRCT), a China Railway Affiliate, at the China World Hotel.
The XXVI Plenary meeting was attended by more than 240 delegates from 24 countries: Deputy General-Director China Railways Corporation Huan Ming, General Manager-Chairman of the Board CRCT Wu Yuntian, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the People’s Republic of China Andrey Denisov, Head of Belarusian Railways Vladimir Morozov, Chairman of the UlaanBaatar Railway JSC Jigjidnyamaa Damdinsuren, Chairman of the Board of Latvian Railway SJSC Edvins Berzins, Chairman of the Board of PKP CARGO S.A. Maciej Libiszewski, Chairman of the Board and CEO of ZSSK Cargo a.s. Martin Vozar, also deputy heads and representatives of Railways of Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, France, Lithuania, Estonia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea.
Stephen Lee the head of ACEX China attended the event. “Among the key points of the meeting were the unification of the transit trains data along the route Asia – Europe – Asia, improvement of the railway infrastructure and equipment, provision of the high safety level and increasing of competitiveness level of the Transsiberian Transportation including railway transportation to Europe through Central Asia and CIS countries,” Stephen Lee says. “ACEX alliance was also introduced as the new international partner organization of Coordinating Council on Transsiberian Transportation for providing combined air and railway deliveries”.
The issues of functioning of the transport corridor "Transsib" were discussed on the sidelines of the event. Among the topics were the prospects of harmonization of legal regulation of international cargo transportation and proposed measures for improving the efficiency of container traffic between Europe, the Baltics, Central Asia and Asia Pacific region using the TSR in the conditions of tough global competition.
It was noted that the connection of rail and sea transportation became possible on the platform of CCTT to offer customers not only transportation and logistics but also financial services, to create a cargo base, promote the development of electronic trade and the transportation of mail in containers.
ACEX Alliance and Coordinating Council on Transsiberian Transportation have signed a memo on cooperation in the sphere of combined air and railway transportation and participation in the industry events.
The press release is based on the materials of the Coordinating Council on Transsiberian Transportation available here.