Information about event

On the 05th - 06th of September 2013 the 5th Anniversary Baltic Transport Forum will be held in Kaliningrad (hotel “HELIOPARK Kaiserhof”, business center “Rybnaya Birzha”). 

This year the Baltic Transport Forum will be held in the form of discussions and roundtables. Jointly with the forum active participants and experts we developed a unique program that will allow to discuss a whole range of urgent problems the transport branch of the Baltic countries faces today.

We invited to the celebration of the Baltic Transport Forum anniversary heads of governmental institutions, top managers and owners of the largest railway, marine, automobile carriers and stevedoring companies of Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Finland, public authorities and entrepreneurs of other countries that are interested in the Baltic Sea region.

We expect that over 150 participants will take part in the Baltic Transport Forum in 2013. Over 80% of the participants are managers and owners of the leading companies in the transport industry and adjacent spheres, the largest freight owners and heads of governmental institutions who will discuss issues of mutual influence of the economy and ecology of the Baltic countries, aggravation of competition for freights in the Baltic Sea ports, cooperation of authorities of the Baltic countries with the transport business community, problems and changes in the area of railway transportation, problems of international road transportation, etc.


  • 2 days, specialized conferences and round tables, over 150 delegates
  • one of the biggest international events in the Baltic Sea Region Transport
  • independent platform recognized by leading companies
  • speeches of the leading experts and professionals of the transport industry
  • actual projects, expertise and analysis
  • agenda of highest topicality, worked out in collaboration with experts of the industry

The Forum’s advantages:

  • personal involvement
  • highly topical issues
  • latest tendencies and achievements of the industry
  • new projects and logistic solutions
  • close attention from business and specialized media
  • views on the Baltic region transport of the leaders of famous companies

The AGENDA views:

  • Economy and ecology: a rational balance
  • Baltic ports: competition for freights aggravates
  • Euro-Asian railway business
  • Kaliningrad Oblast: integration into transport corridor “East – West”
  • Interaction of the state authorities and the transport business community


    Our participants’ COMMENTS:

    Sergei Ivanov, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Russian Government's Maritime Collegium (2011):

    “Aimed at burning issues of the transportation area development in the Baltic region, the Event proves to be one of the highest topicality. It is my strong belief that the Baltic Transport Forum, which embraces a wide range of important points, can become very efficient – through united professional effort of the Event’s participants ‑ in elaborating those solutions which will make the position of Russia in the Baltic region stronger.”

    Igor Levitin, Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation

    “The necessity to hold the Baltic Transport Forum is conditioned by that importance its issues are about, as well as the importance of the Russian North-West transport system development. The Forum’s outcome will be very useful in elaboration of interaction and development projects for all the parts of the Regional transport system.”

    Kaspars Gerhards, Minister of Transport of Latvia (2010)

     “The Forum is a perfect opportunity for experts and other people involved into the industry to meet and discuss important issues of the transportation area, and to evaluate the influence of the global economic process on the industry development as a whole.”

    Alexander Davydenko, Head of the Federal Agency for Marine and River Transport of the Ministry of Transport, Russia

     “Issues of the Forum are interesting for all those involved into the process of transportation, the Event appears to be very helpful for further development of the transport infrastructure in the Region, for increasing investment attractiveness of the Region and for elaborating new logistic layouts.”