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30 June 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 03:57 GMT+2



June 20, 2022

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Russia's MODUL activates a direct maritime service San Petersburg - Nhava Sheva

A ship with 1,094 containers set sail

The Russian transport company MODUL has activated a direct maritime service between the port of St. Petersburg and the Indian port of Nhava Sheva with the aim of creating a canal for exports and and imports of Russia alternative to traditional sea routes used for procurement and for foreign trade that took place through the airport of St. Petersburg and that are now impassable due to the effects of the sanctions imposed by Western nations against Russia after his troops invaded Ukraine.

"For more than three centuries - he highlighted the commercial director of MODUL, Vladimir Guy, announcing the new service - St. Petersburg was the sea gateway of Russia. The port of Leningrad was the main national port in Soviet times. Even on relationship days more difficult with the West, the ships of the Soviet fleet they departed regularly from here to India and to countries latin america, africa and asia. Today, more than never, it is important to maintain the connections of our port with these regions that are waiting for our ships and that they want and can trade with Russia."

The first ship departed on Friday with 1,094 on board containers, while the first departure from India is scheduled at mid-July with arrival in St. Petersburg after 25 days.






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