First Heavy Haul Company is the biggest owner and operator of railway rolling stock in Russian Federation. It operates 32 000 railcars. Key market segment for the company serviсes is the growing export coal transportation. Within First Heavy Haul Company rolling stock is managed by a subsidiary Vostok1520 which has entered TOP-20 of the biggest railway operators according INFOLine Rail Russia TOP by the Ist quarter 2017. Also the company ranks #1 by car efficiency.
In cooperation with Russian Railways the company develops heavy haul technologies to increase fright capacity of the railroad infrastructure by the growth of train weight and load on axle. Together with Russian Railways and consignors First Heavy Haul Company makes up haul trains out of cars with improved lift capacity of 7100 tons for the eastern and 9000 tons for the western direction. Long-term contracts with the leading coal mining companies allows the last ones to minimize transport costs and increase competitive advantages in the global market.
The work of First Heavy Haul Company is aimed towards realization of technological solutions for increased freight efficiency which is beneficial for all participants: consignor, operator, infrastructure owner.
Port of Kokkola is Finland’s largest bulk handling and leading ore handling port. It’s also is the most effective dry bulk port in Finland. The 13-meter access channel gives sufficient draft for Panamax and Cape Size vessels.
The upgraded Rail Wagon Tippler Terminal with positioner discharges up to 1,500 tonnes of dark bulk per hour. The loading capacity of iron pellets and concentrates is 40 000 tonnes per day. All operations are characterized by efficiency and customer friendly approach.
The efficiency is based on decades of experience, extensive networking and maximum utilization of the favorable logistics location. We have an expert for every aspect of logistics. In addition to in-house innovation, we are inspired by new ideas from our extensive international partner network.
Our ability and readiness to solve problems ensure flexible service of the highest standard and a reliable level of performance, even in the face of unexpected developments. We customize the entire logistics chain to your requirements by using reliable, long-lasting partners known to deliver excellent service at affordable rates. In the other words – Port of Kokkola is a safe choice!
VR Transpoint is an experienced, diversified and skilled logistics provider – both on rail and road. We offer international rail logistics services as well as domestic and international road logistics services that meet the needs of industry and transit transports.
Together with our customers and partners, we develop new services that support business operations. In addition to transports, we tailor the entire logistics chain, including added value services, from the point of departure to the destination. We are part of VR Group, its growing and developing logistics professional.
Finland is a transit route that brings added value. Reliable cooperation between the railways, freight forwarders, ports and port operators as well as smooth cooperation with Finnish Customs ensure punctual and reliable transports. The highly advanced transport infrastructure in Finland is also used in transit transports.
VR Transpoint’s long experience in import and export logistics on Finnish railways guarantees that the customer has the best possible partner in import and export traffic between Finland and Russia and the other CIS countries.