Strategic Partners

Joint Stock Company Russian Railways is one of the largest rail companies in the world, transporting huge volumes of passengers and freight.

The company has high financial ratings, qualified specialists in all parts of the rail business, an extensive scientific and technological basis, project and construction facilities, and experience in international cooperation.

Russian Railways operates a 85.4 thousand kilometre long railway network. 100% of its stock belongs to the Russian Federation.

Every year, Russian Railways carries more than 1 billion passengers and ships up to 45% of the country's cargo turnover (including pipelines).

Russian Railways is among the top 3 global rail industry leaders.

The company’s mission is to meet market demand for transportation services and to increase efficiency, quality of services, and deep integration into the Eurasian transport system.

 

 

FSUE Rosmorport is a backbone enterprise of a port sector established in 2003 in order to contribute to the development of the state management system in the seaports of Russia, celebrates its 15th anniversary this year.

The enterprise consists of its headquarters and 15 branches located in 24 regions of the Russian Federation where over 8 thousand workers are employed.

The enterprise’s major tasks are providing navigation safety in the seaports and at the approaches, port infrastructure development and ensuring higher competitiveness of the Russian seaports by means of effective use and development of the federal property.

FSUE Rosmorport is the biggest title owner in Russia of the coastal and port infrastructure facilities, auxiliary and diesel icebreaker fleet.

A fleet of 36 icebreakers of different capacity and types, the biggest one in the world, is in the enterprise’s economical management. Annually the FSUE Rosmorport icebreakers perform about 10 thousand ice escorts providing carriage of more than 70 million tons of cargo by the transport fleet and the year-round availability of the seaports of Russia.

Further development of the Russian port capacity, according to FSUE Rosmorport, will be promoted by approving of the Strategy of development of sea port infrastructure of Russia up to 2030, the project of which has been drafted by FSUE Rosmorport and is currently under consideration of the Government of Russia.

The enterprise’s investment program includes measures for the development of the fleet, waterworks and facilities ensuring navigation and transport safety.

More than ten-year experience of successful implementation of investment projects of various complexity characterizes FSUE Rosmorport as a stable and reliable partner for private investors.

 

General Sponsor

Federal Technological Company Group is an integrator of infrastructural projects.

The Group's mission is to develop Russia's infrastructure using high-tech technologies and the world's best practices.

The Group's vision states that infrastructural projects are the future. And we want to build the future together with our clients and country.

The Group's business specializations:

  • managing complex infrastructural and digital projects in various fields of economics and business;
  • designing, constructing and operating infrastructural engineering systems;
  • designing digital information platforms and aggregators in order to control the construction and maintenance of transport and technical infrastructure facilities;
  • designing and introducing software packages and mobile applications to simplify operations with technical infrastructure;
  • investing in infrastructural projects under the public-private partnership principle;
  • protecting transport infrastructure objects from unlawful acts;
  • consulting in the safety of transport infrastructure facilities.

Between 2010 and 2018, the Group successfully developed and completed over 100 projects in:

  • transport safety;
  • safeguarding fuel and energy facilities;
  • nuclear power stations;
  • security agencies and state departmental structures;
  • industries concerned with hazardous  and high-risk  materials;
  • manufacturing and industrial spheres;
  • commercial/real estate and trade;
  • education, healthcare and sports.

The Group's top priority is maintaining a professional and responsible approach to its work. We are dedicated to our main values of responsibility, professional excellence and innovative high-tech approaches. We tailor our solutions to each individual client, hold ourselves to the highest quality standards and never miss deadlines. We are always ready to take on new tasks related to our specializations and see them through to the end. We literally protect our clients from problems and complications that occur during projects, building an impenetrable wall with our experience and expertise.

 

General Partner

Aeroflot is Russia’s largest airline and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Its hub is based at Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow. Aeroflot Group ranks among the top 20 global airlines by passenger traffic.

Aeroflot has a reputation for industry leading customer service. It has been certified with the 4-Star Airline Rating by Skytrax and named a Five Star Global Airline in APEX’s Official Airline Rating. Aeroflot is the World’s Strongest Airline Brand according to Brand Finance. In 2017 Aeroflot was recognized as World’s Leading Airline Brand at the World Travel Awards.

As of June 30, 2018 Aeroflot’s fleet, one of the world’s youngest, consisted of 241 aircraft: Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi Superjet 100 airliners.

Aeroflot commits to the highest international standards for flight safety. It was the first Russian carrier to be included in IATA’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Registry and has been successfully recertified to this standard. The company has also obtained the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) certification. Aeroflot’s integrated management system is certified to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2004.

 

Partners

LLC, Northern Capital Highway (NCH)

LLC, Northern Capital Highway (NCH)

The consortium, established by VTB and Gazprombank, is implementing the Public-Private Partnership Agreement with Saint-Petersburg.

NCH attracted funding for construction of the Central Part of the Western High-Speed Diameter (WHSD), unique urban highway, which made it possible to drive through 5-million megalopolis in 19 minutes, providing solution to the main transport concerns of Saint-Petersburg and defining development of St. Petersburg as a major transportation hub on a world level .

NCH operates WHSD under the 30 years Concession.

The unique objects were created within the Project, including the longest bridge constructions in Russia: the Southern Flyover of the main road route over the Sea Channel and Korabelny Fairway – 9,4 km and the Northern Flyover of the main road route over the Petrovsky Channel and Elagin Fairway–  8,8 km.

The Project was honored with the mainstream economic press awards, «Formula Dvizheniya» Award – The best Infrastructure project – 2014 and «The Development Award» – The best Infrastructure project – 2015.

 

Russia’s largest shipping company. The company’s fleet includes 149 vessels with a combined deadweight of over 13 million tonnes. Global leader in the maritime transportation of hydrocarbons, as well as the servicing and support of offshore exploration and oil & gas production.

Participant in large oil and gas projects in Russia and abroad: Sakhalin-1; Sakhalin-2; Varandey; Prirazlomnoye; Novy Port; Yamal LNG; Tangguh; Peregrino.

The world’s leading operator of a fleet designed for extreme navigational conditions: 50% of the fleet is ice class, 10% of vessels have a DAT capability.

Main charterers comprise largest Russian and international oil & gas companies.

Absolute leader among the operators of Arctic shuttle tankers and Aframax tankers, leading operator of ice-class LNG tankers.

A wide geographical footprint: SCF’s vessels make calls at more than 100 ports on five continents daily. Offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novorossiysk, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, London, Dubai and Limassol.


 

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) was established on 31 December 1913.

The RS mission is to promote ensuring of safe navigation, safety of life at sea, safe carriage of goods and environmental protection.

RS is a member of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS), an associate member of INTERTANKO, INTERCARGO and BIMCO. RS is recognised by the EU, maritime administrations of 70 flag states.

A century long experience in surveying sophisticated ships and offshore facilities, 1400 employees (900 of them being surveyors) and 50 offices worldwide enable RS to ensure the full range of high quality classification services rendered promptly and safely in any region.

The RS-classed fleet comprises approximately 5000 ships of various purposes, including cutting edge LNG carriers, oil tankers, bulk carriers, and containerships.

RS is the global leader in the development of ice class requirements.

 

Chernozemye LLC

Chernozemye LLC has been engaged in road building and repair, roads and bridges maintenance, sign-posting, facilities repair and construction in Kaluga and Tambov regions for more than 20 years.

It holds a work admission certificate for conducting works that have impact on facilities construction safety. The certificate was issued by SRO Non-Commercial Partnership “Association of builders of Kaluga region”.

The enterprise employs 280 people, most of them are highly skilled professionals with a great practical expertise.

Currently, the company has a production base on the territory of Kaluga region, equipped with everything necessary for performance of work, in particular, its road-building machinery and motor transport fleet boasts more than 180 units and is constantly renewed, with a priority purchase of advanced foreign-made equipment to ensure the superior quality of the works performed. The production base is located within the city limits on the right bank of the Oka river. It has repair workshops for road building machinery and also hosts the administrative and management unit of Chernozemye LLC. This provides all the necessary conditions for implementing significant amounts of road construction and landscaping work.

The company also has a modern certified construction laboratory that allows to monitor various types of construction work (on the soil or the base of sand, gravel, asphalt concrete).

 

Congress Partner

VIII ERA-GLONASS International Congress: GLONASS in the digital economy will be held in Gostiny Dvor, Moscow on November 21, 2018. In the era of the country's transition to digital economy, the transportation industry faces the challenge of transformation. The most important set of tasks concerns the improvement of road safety and development of ITS. Technologies created on the basis of the GLONASS satellite system are promising for the transport industry, and the role of GLONASS JSC is the key in the transition of technological solutions to the practical plane. The main topics of the event: GLONASS technologies in building intelligent transport systems; implementation of the road safety strategy in the Russian Federation for 2018-2024, GLONASS JSC partner policy, prospects for international cooperation.

 

Sponsors

“Managing Port Company, LLC” is the sole executive body of the largest Russian high-tech coal ports: JSC “Vostochny Port” (Vrangel, Primorsky Region) and JSC “Rosterminalugol” (Ust-Luga, Leningraskaya oblast).

“Managing Port Company” is the largest Russian coal port holding with the turnover of 48.2 million tons in 2017, more than one third of the Russian coal exported by sea. Coal is shipped to over 30 countries in Europe, the Asia Pacific Rim, Africa and Latin America. The total annual cargo turnover of the specialized sea coal ports will exceed 56 million tons by 2019.

Port holding uses the best available technologies to sustainable improvement of environmental safety and world best equipment: car dumpers, car defrosters, car windshields, conveyors, stackers/reclaimers, covered overturning stations, aspiration systems, “dry mist” systems, water sprinklers, wind shields, industrial water treatment plants.

 

 

State Transport Leasing Company (PJSC "STLC") is the largest leasing company in Russia. The company offers leasing of aircraft, water and railway transport, energy-efficient urban passenger transport, roadwork and specialized technical equipment for the organizations involved in Russian transport industry, as well as exercises investment activities in order to ensure the development of Russian transport industry. The sole shareholder of the company is the Russian Federation represented by the Ministry of Transport. STLC has double B category credit ratings from three leading international rating agencies and also has «A+(RU)» rating on a national scale from ACRA. The company’s leasing portfolio as of June 30th 2018 exceeded RUB 803 bn.

 

JSC "VAD" is the largest road-building organization in the Northwest region of the Russian Federation. The company performs all types of work in the construction, reconstruction, overhaul and repair of roads of all technical categories and airfield flying fields. Performs functions of the General contractor.

 

АО «Труд»

AO "Trud" ("Trud", JSC) is one of the largest general contractors in the system of Rosavtodor and among the top ten constructors of the country. 17 branches of the company are operating in six regions of Russia from Moscow to the Kuril Islands.

There are more than 2600 kilometers of federal, regional and local roads throughout Russia at the company`s account.

AO "Trud" is an initiator of innovative technologies implementation in road construction under conditions of extreme continental climate and permafrost.

The company employs more than 2,200 people. AO "Trud" closely works with universities, colleges and employment centers. There is an educational center for training and retraining of specialists established on the enterprise. For many years a vocational training of young specialists has been successfully hold by the company. For several times AO "Trud" was recognized as the best employer in the Irkutsk region.

Almost throughout the whole history of the company it confirms the status of "Best contracting organization" of Russian contracting organizations association. In 2009 the company was honored with a national award of the transport industry "Zolotaya kolesnitsa" for its outstanding work.

The company's main goal is to be a road construction quality leader in the certain region. AO "Trud" is ready to participate in a construction of large projects in any region of Russia.

 

LLC «RUSENERGOSBYT» was established in 2002 and now it is one of the largest energy supply companies operating in the Russian Federation. The shareholders are the International energy group ENEL and the Russian group ESN.

«RUSENERGOSBYT» supplies electricity to more than 60 regions from Kaliningrad to the Far East. The structure of the company includes 9 branches and the central office in Moscow.

Client portfolio of «RUSENERGOSBYT» consists of more than 100 thousand customers. Among «RUSENERGOSBYT» key clients – JSC Russian Railways, JSC KAMAZ, GAZ Group, OJSC SOLLERS, Air Liquide Group. Annual volume of sales exceeds 50 bln kWh.

The key business goal of «RUSENERGOSBYT» is minimizing costs for our customers and developing an extensive infrastructure for building long-term relationships with consumers.

 

 

 

 AVTOBAN, JSC performs the following works:

  • Full complex of works on construction, reconstruction and capital repairs of highways, including the highways of the first technical category of federal significance;
  • Construction of bridge structures;
  • Industrial-civil construction, including the format of PPP;
  • Full complex of design and survey works;
  • Engineering.

The company has a staff of 6400 employees and a road-building machinery fleet of 1,200 units.

The company is one of the largest general contractors of the State Company "Avtodor" and FDA of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, performing construction works in 15 constituent entities of 5 federal districts of the Russian Federation. These include dozens of projects implemented on the federal highways M-4 Don, M-3 Ukraine, M-7 Volga, M-8 Kholmogory, M-1 Belarus, M-5 Ural , M-2 "Crimea", and some in Western Siberia.

AVTOBAN participates in the development of the PPP market at the federal and regional levels, as an investor and general contractor.

AVTOBAN has repeatedly been recognized as a laureate of industry awards and competitions. According to the rating agency "Expert" it is one of the 400 largest companies in Russia.

 

Pulkovo St. Petersburg Airport ranks fourth in Russia in terms of passenger traffic. The route network includes around 160 Russian and international flight destinations.

The capacity of Pulkovo Airport is 22 million passengers per year. The airport has two parallel runways, including RWY 10L/28R equipped for category III A ICAO precision approach. Take-off and landing operations can be carried out regardless of weather conditions.

The main operator of Pulkovo Airport is Northern Capital Gateway (NCG) international consortium. Since 2010, the company has managed airport implementing the airport reconstruction and development project. It is the first Public-Private Partnership project in the Russian airport industry and is conducted fully without the use of state budgetary funds. In 2010-2015 (Phase 1), NCG invested in the development of Pulkovo Airport a total of € 1.2 billion. The following facilities were built and put into operation: the new main terminal building, passenger and cargo aprons, the airport hotel and business center, parking facilities, as well as numerous airside infrastructure buildings. Currently, the NCG has been updating the master plan for the further stages of Pulkovo Airport’s development project. It will be presented in the first quarter of 2019.

 

 

Mostotrest

Mostotrest is a major, diversified infrastructure construction company in Russia, a participant of the first public-private partnership projects. The company was established in 1930. Mostotrest’s core competences include construction and reconstruction of bridges, roads, airfiels and other transport infrastructure facilities; provision of road maintenance, repair and operating services; management of road concessions. Mostotrest comprises 15 branches and 5 companies - Transstroymekhanisatsiya LLC, JSC Mostotrest-Service, North-West Concession Company LLC, United Toll Systems LLC, and JSC Mostostroy-11. Mostotrest Group average headcount is more than 30,000 people. According to EMBS Group, an independent industry consultancy, in 2017 Mostotrest held a 14.6% share of the total Russian transport infrastructure construction market.

 

Conference Sponsor

Russian Highways State Company was founded in 2009 with the purpose to form and develop the national network of highways and motorways, attract private funding to road infrastructure projects, establish new markets and forms of economic activity in Russia.

Avtodor performs concession agreements and other PPP projects in the road sector, provides design, construction and operation of highways and motorways, development of roadside facilities including service areas as well as implements innovative programs in the road industry.   

Highways and motorways under management: M-1 Belarus, M-4 Don, M-3 Ukraine, M-11 Moscow – St. Petersburg, Central Ring Road in Moscow region.

 

Business Breakfast Partner

VTB Capital

VTB Group’s Corporate Investment Business is a leader in the international investment banking sector in Russia.

Because of the bank’s integrated corporate and investment business matrix, VTB’s clients benefit from efficient coordination between the Group’s various divisions.

VTB Capital has achieved significant results since it was founded in 2008 and has carved out a reputation of a reliable business partner for clients from around  the world.

The company offers a wide range of services on both the Russian and international capital markets.

VTB Capital has taken part in more than 820 ECM and DCM deals, which have attracted in excess of USD 290 bn worth of investments into Russia and the CIS.

According to the league tables by Dealogic, Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters, VTB Capital was one of the top three Investment Banks in the CEE since 2009.

 

Supported by

The purpose of Russian River Register (RRR) activity is the performance of kinds of work (rendering services) aimed at ensuring technical safety of inland and river-sea navigation ships, protection of life and health of the passengers and ship crews, safety of the cargoes transported on ships, prevention of pollution from ships.
RRR carries out classification of inland and river-sea navigation ships with issuance of the relevant certificates, hereat:

  • carries out technical supervision over the observance of its Rules in designing, construction, renewal, conversion, modernization, repair and operation of ships, manufacture of materials and products, carries out surveys of organizations performing the aforementioned kinds of work with issuance of the relevant documents;
  • carries out survey of ships in service with issuance of relevant documents;
  • carries out survey of ships classed by other classification societies in case they enter inland navigation waterways of the Russian Federation according to the established order;
  • performs project documentation development, calculations, certification of products, work, services, quality management systems, , verification of safety and pollution prevention management systems according to the order established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.

RRR consists of the Head Office and 14 Branch Offices located on the territory of the Russian Federation. 22,5 thousand vessels are registered and classed by RRR. RRR cooperates on bilateral basis with 19 foreign classification societies and organizations on the issues of maritime safety and safety on inland waterways.

 

Interregional public organization "Coordination Council of Road Traffic Management" was established in 2008. We solicit leading Russian industry experts to contribute largely to enhancement of road traffic control and safety, efficiency and security of operating transport systems and road facilities.

Representatives of the Council participate in activities of public, expert and R&D boards, development of legislation and regulatory documents, expert assessment of road traffic related projects and programs. We join efforts with government authorities, society and experts to address crucial issues in operation and development of Russian transport system.

 

Novosibirskavtodor – engineering Group of Companies that provides a full range of road and utility infrastructure services including design, construction, repair and maintenance.

Today our projects’ geography covers 17 regions of Russian Federation. We are one of the leading companies for road construction using concrete mixture from the Ural to the Far East and the leader in the road sector of Russian Federation in implementing automated systems of project management.

 

«Gazprombank» (Joint-Stock Company) is one of three largest banks in the Russian Federation in terms of total assets and equity. Our principal business areas are corporate banking, retail banking, investment banking and depositary services. Our banking activities also include securities trading, foreign exchange operations, precious metals operations, clearing operations and settlement services.

We provide a broad array of commercial banking services to a variety of our corporate customers, including lending in various currencies, trade finance, settlement and cash management services. One other very important sphere of our relationship with our corporate customers is funding we receive in the form of customer current accounts and term deposits.

Our investment banking activities include capital markets, brokerage, corporate finance and project finance services, asset management and private equity investments. In the course of our investment banking activities we conduct private equity investments in companies from different industries not connected with banking.

 

NCSP Group - the largest Russian port operator. NCSP Group combines nine companies in Novorossiysk, Primorsk and Baltiysk. The Group provides a full range of services for transshipment of all cargo nomenclature.

In 2017, the NCSP Group handled approximately 18% of the turnover of goods of seaports in Russia. The share of NCSP group was 30% in the transshipment of Russian oil, 42% in the export of ferrous metals, 23% in the export of grain.


 

ФГУП «Морсвязьспутник»

Morsviazsputnik is a national operator of Inmarsat mobile satellite communication system, an international accounting authority with identifying number AAIC=SU-04, a distribution partner of the world leading equipment producers and satellite communication services providers.

Morsviazsputnik being at the forefront of mobile satellite service in Russia for more than 40 years offers a full portfolio of communications, navigation and monitoring services and products for maritime, land and aviation markets. Being a part of the Federal Agency of Marine and River Transport of the Ministry of Russian Federation (Rosmorrechflot) Morsviazsputnik implements a number of state and national projects.

 

Research and production corporation “United Wagon Company” is a leading railway holding focused on design, manufacture and maintenance of freight cars. UWC’s annual production capacity is up to 22,000 freight cars and 90,000 tons of railway castings. The holding includes Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant, TikhvinСhemMash, TikhvinSpetsMash and NPC “Springs”, UNICON 1520 (a freight carrier), leasing companies under the brand of RAIL1520, TAP “Titran-Express” (a railcar maintenance company). The Company holds its own research and development engineering centre. UWC designs and produces freight cars, according to AAR, TSI and GOST standards. Deutsche Bahn assigned UWC Q2 quality status.

 

PJSC TransContainer is the leading Russian intermodal container transportation company. The company owns 40 rail-side container terminals in major cargo formation centers in Russia and operates Dobra container terminal on the border of Slovakia and Ukraine, controls 50% of JSC Kedentranservice. Kedentransservice offers terminal handling at 19 railway stations in Kazakhstan.  Moreover, TransContainer is the largest in Russia, the CIS and the Baltic States owner of specialised rolling stock – as at 30 June 2018, it owned and leased 25,405 flatcars and about 69,909 ISO containers.

The Company’s sales network comprises more than 101 sales outlets across Russia. The Company has presence in CIS, Europe and Asia.

As part of the development of Internet sales of PJSC TransContainer, an iSales service was developed, which allows the customer to arrange the transport of goods in containers on-line, self-assess the cost of services, monitor the status of execution of the order and disposition of the container, review the archive of orders executed in his account. This service allows paying by credit card for the ordered services. 

 

 

Transmashholding - Russian company specializing in design and manufacturing of railway and urban rail transport machinery. Ranks among the largest worldwide rolling stock manufacturers.

Produces diesel and electric locomotives, electric multiple units (EMU) and rail buses, passenger coaches and freight wagons, metro rolling stock, different purpose diesel engines and car casting components. The holding also performs repairs and maintenance of produced machinery, within the frameworks of life cycle contracts, among others.


 

First Heavy Haul Company (FHHC) is the largest owner and operator of new generation freight cars in the Russian Federation with a fleet of over 40 thousand units. FHHC is a group of companies providing services for cargo transportation in high capacity freight cars and operating lease in the 1520-mm gauge area. FHHC was established by Industrial Investors Group in July, 2016 in order to invest in such an advanced segment of rail transportation market as heavy haul movement.

FHHC’s mission is an increasing of efficiency of railway infrastructure using and rising of Russia’s export opportunities through decrease of unit costs and overcome bottlenecks of railway infrastructure. The strategy is directed on implementation of technical and economic advantages of new generation freight cars.

FHHC and RZD actively participate in development of heavy haul movement in order to release the limit places of railway infrastructure. The cars with increased axle load and trains comprising only them allow to improve carrying capacity network without excess investments.

 

NITA, LLC is one of the leading Russian companies in the field of research and development in civil and state aviation, the supplier of technical solutions for air traffic management system (ATM).

Successful cooperation with the leading aviation industry enterprises, modern technology utilization, integrated approach and more than 25 years experience enable us to handle tasks of any degree of complexity and to offer the best option for any customer.

Main lines of business:

  • ATC centres equipping
  • Supply of communication, navigation, surveillance (CNS) systems
  • Designing aviation-related buildings and constructions
  • Supply of simulators and training systems
  • Production and construction of modular buildings

 

BRIZ-West, LLC is engaged in integrated road facilities construction. This includes all presently existing types of road surface marking, informative road signs manufacture and installation, coordinated traffic lights installation and maintenance, and signal control issues. Our company slogan is “Your safety is our priority”.

BRIZ-West was established in 2008 as a member of BRIZ group of companies. Company’s own line marking facilities ensure prompt road surface marking with all the possible materials. Company experts are continuously monitoring and implementing innovations of the road construction industry. The company is located in Altay Region and operates both within and outside the territory.

 

ООО «ЭНЕРГОСЕРВИС»