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Port of Kokkola becomes a partner of MAXConference' international conference at 5-6 Oct

Friday, August 04 2017
Finland’s port of Kokkola will become a partner of the the 8th annual conference “Rail deliveries of mining and smelting cargoes in Russia” on October 5-6, 2017 at the Lotte Hotel, Moscow.

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 loading capacity of iron pellets and concentrates is 40 000 tonnes per day. The 13-meter access channel gives sufficient draft for Panamax and Cape Size vessels.

Among other key topics of the agenda are

  • Railroad transportation of smelting cargoes. New approaches to cost reduction in railroad transportation.
  • Optimizing the railway deliveries of mining and smelting raw materials and metallurgical products. Efficient collaboration between shippers, operators and Russian Railways
  • Synchronization of rail and sea ports infrastructure
  • Mining and smelting cargoes deliveries in technologically new cars. Repair quality of new rolling stock. Key rolling stock condition indicators
  • Developing export routes for mining and smelting cargoes deliveries. Benefits of transit through Russia
  • Engineering design evaluations for railway infrastructure development
This year the conference is expected to attract a wide range of experts and market players in a bid to discuss vital issues of the industry.

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