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Date: 21 – 22 March 2019

Type: conferences

Subject: Transport and logistics

Brand: YugTrans

Place: «Kempinski Grand Hotel Gelendzhik» 5* (Gelendzhik)


March 21, 2019
1st Forum day

  • 09.00 – 10.00 Registration of participants, mass media accreditation  
    (Congress Hall of Kempinski Grand Hotel Gelendzhik 5*)
    Breakfast tea, coffee
  • 10.00 – 10.10 – Forum opening 
  • 10.10 – 11.40 – 

    Main discussion session

                                 SWOT analysis of the transport infrastructure of southern Russia 

    Topics for discussion:
    • Competitive advantages of logistic schemes through the Azov-Black Sea and Caspian regions

    • Supply chain bottlenecks along the main southern routes

    • Opportunities for the international trade and economic cooperation

    • The impact of the political context on freight traffic

    • Integration of Russian port capacities into global and Eurasian transport and logistics chains

    • Integrated development of the southern macroregion

    • Transport component of the development strategy of the Black Sea economic zone

    • Transport infrastructure modernization, introduction of new technologies

    • Prospects for the application of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea

    • Eurasia Canal megaproject

    • Main barriers at  ITC "North-South", results and prospects of pilot projects

    • End-to-end tariff solutions in the course of multimodal schemes using

    • Customs administration optimization

11.40 – 12.00 – Coffee break. Informal communication 

  • 12.00 – 13.45 – 

    Discussion session

                               Focus on southern ports: from problems to solutions

    Topics for discussion: 
    • Port capacity expansion and terminals modernization

    • New investment projects

    • Principles of port-oriented logistics

    • Prospects for the digitalization of port logistics and implementation of "Smart Port" concept

    • Economic conditions and their impact on the port turnover

    • Synchronization of port and railway infrastructure development programs

    • International competition in the Black Sea

    • Fleet renewal, prospects of unmanned ships

    • Ferry traffic development

13.45 – 15.00 – Lunch  

  • 15.00 – 16.45 – 

    Discussion session

                                 Railways: through difficulties to the customer

    Topics for discussion:  
    • Ways of overcoming the lack of capacity of railway approaches to ports

    • Interaction of railway and dock workers at junctions

    • Improvement of transportation technologies at the Southern polygon

    • Results of road information and logistics system functioning

    • New transport products of North Caucasus Railway

    • Pecuiarities of coordination of applications in the direction of ports of the South of Russia during peak-load time

    • Comprehensive transport services for cargo owners in the region

  • 16.45 – 17.45 – Discussion session
                                Truck haulage: growth difficulties

    Topics for discussion:  
    • Competitive advantages of vehicles for freight traffic in the Southern Federal District

    • Large road construction projects in the region

    • Prospects for the introduction of toll highways

    • Transport intelligent systems

    • Automation of freight traffic activities, development of online services

    • Safety and security of truch haulage

  • 17.45 – 18.00 – Summary of the results of the Forum first day
  • 18.00 – 19.00 – Free time. Informal communication
  • 19.00 – Evening party on the occasion of Forum opening 

March 22, 2019
2nd Forum day

  • 10.00 – 17.00 – Sightseeing program: 
    Professional excursion - visits to transportation facilities.
    City tour.

  • 13.00 – 14.00 – Lunch

    After the end of the sightseeing part the bus returns to the hotel

    *Preliminary programme. Subject to alterations.