Business Partners

General Partner - RUSSIAN RAILWAYS

“Russian Railways” JSC is one of the largest rail companies in the world with huge volumes of passenger and freight transportation. The company has high ratings, qualified specialists in all the spheres of the rail business, extensive scientific and technological basis, project and construction facilities, experience in international cooperation. 100% of the stock of the company operating the railways network as long as 85,5 thousand kilometers belongs to the RF state. "Russian Railways" JSC performs the transportation of 1 bln passengers and 1,24 bln tons of freight annually.

"Russian Railways" JSC belongs to the top 3 of the leaders of the rail industry of the world.

The major objectives of the company – to ensure the demand of the state, legal units and the people in rail transportation, work and services rendered by the rail transport, as well as bringing profit.

Strategic objectives of the Company:

  • Increasing the scale of the transport business;
  • Increasing the production and economic efficiency;
  • Increasing the quality and safety of transportation;
  • Deep integration into the Euro-Asian transport system;
  • Increasing financial stability and efficiency.


Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)” was established in 2007 in conformity with Federal Law On Bank for Development” through a transformation of Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of the USSR. Bank for Development is one of the key instruments for implementing the state economic policy aimed at removing infrastructure restrictions that impede economic growth, enhancing efficient utilization of natural resources, developing high-tech industries, unleashing innovative and industrial potential of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and ensuring support for exports of industrial goods and services. Vnesheconombank participates in implementing projects that are of priority importance for the development of Russia’s economy, but which, for a number of reasons (huge volumes of investment resources required, complexity, long payback periods) experience resource shortage. Vnesheconombank delivers support for projects both through directly extended loans and credits, including project co-financing with other financial institutions, and by issuing guarantees and sureties.


State Transport Leasing Company provides leasing services in transport industry. Since 2009 STLC developes special leasing programmes within governmental project of modernization of road and communal infrastructure and transportation systems of towns and regions.

General Sponsor - NCSP GROUP

NCSP Group is the largest Russian port operator and the third largest in Europe by cargo turnover. NCSP shares are traded on Russia's MICEX-RTS exchange (ticker: NMTP) and its GDRs are traded on the London Stock Exchange (ticker: NCSP). NCSP Group’s total cargo turnover for January-July amounted to 94.0 million tonnes. Consolidated IFRS revenue in 2011 totalled USD 1,050 million, with EBITDA of USD550 million. NCSP Group combines the following stevedore companies: OJSC Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port, Primorsk Oil Terminal Ltd (since 2011), PJSC Novorossiysk Grain Terminal, OJSC Novorossiysk Ship Repair Yard, PJSC NCSP Fleet, OJSC NLE, OJSC IPP and Baltic Stevedore Company Ltd.

General Sponsor - ROSMORPORT

FSUE Rosmorport operates in 54 of 63 sea ports of the Russian Federation. The enterprise’s major tasks are navigation safety in the seaports and at the approaches and efficient management of federal property, along with port infrastructure development. More than 5,7 thousand employees in 16 subjects of Russia work at the enterprise. FSUE Rosmorport is Russia’s largest title owner of coastal and port infrastructures and auxiliary fleet. The enterprise’s icebreaking fleet includes 28 icebreakers of different capacity.

General Sponsor - SCF GROUP (SOVCOMFLOT)

Russia’s largest shipping company and one of the largest five global leaders in seaborne energy solutions. Specializes in the transportation of crude oil, petroleum products and liquefied natural gas;
The Group offers a wide range of marine services for offshore upstream oil & gas projects. The company’s fleet includes 156 vessels with a total deadweight of more than 12 million tonnes;
The newest, most technically advanced and rapidly growing fleet in the world – the average age of vessels is seven years;
The company services the largest offshore oil&gas projects in the world (current and prospective) - Sakhalin-1, Sakhalin-2, Varandey, Tangguh, Peregrino, Prirazlomnoye, Yamal LNG, Shtokman;
A key player in the development of Arctic navigation. SCF Group has opened up the Northern Sea Route for large-capacity cargo shipments and is steadily increasing its presence in the segments of marine logistics and supply services for the development of the largest hydrocarbon deposits of the Arctic region;
A worldwide presence;

Sponsor - MDС-GROUP

MDС-GROUP is a multi-industry engineering holding, specializing at managing complex building and reconstruction projects of transport infrastructure. It joints 12 companies where more than 2000 highly qualified specialists work. The area of the MDС-GROUP units includes more than 40 regions of country from Murmansk to Magadan. The annual output goes beyond 15 milliard rubles. According to the top list of business publishing journal “Expert” MDС-GROUP ranks among 20 largest engineering enterprises of Russia by this index.


Freight One is the largest private rail freight operator in Europe and CIS countries. In the first half of 2012 the total capacity of Freight One’s transportation in self operated fleet was more than 82,8 million tonnes. Freight One possesses over 190 000 units of rolling stock.
The structure of Freight One is made up of 14 sub-offices, which deliver services to customers across the whole railway network in Russia. In Ukraine and Finland the Company is represented by Freight One Ukraine and Freight One Scandinavia.
Late 2011 Freight One joined UCL Rail, which is the railway division of UCL Holding – an international transport group. The group unites several large railway operators with a broad network, as well as stevedoring companies in the north-west and south of the country, along with Volga, North-Western and Western Shipping Companies, plus some other shipping and logistics assets.


LLC RUSENERGOSBYT was established in 2002 by ESN Group and the European power company ENEL. The core competitive advantage of the Company is based on a synthesis of advanced European experience and profound knowledge of the Russian power market. Today RUSENERGOSBYT is one of the largest energy supply companies operating in the Russian Federation. The company supplies electricity to more than 60 regions from Saint Petersburg to the Far East. RUSENERGOSBYT operates as a Guarantee Supplier on the federal level having obtained this status in the territory of 18 constituents of the Russian Federation.
Clients portfolio of RUSENERGOSBYT consists of more than 200 thousand customers including strategic corporations of the country, small and medium enterprises, residentials. Among RUSENERGOSBYT key clients – JSC Russian Railways, JSC KAMAZ, GAZ Group, OJSC SOLLERS, Air Liquide Group, retail chain MAGNIT. Annual volume of sales exceeds 45 bln kWh, in 2011 sales has increased by 7.5%.

Conference Sponsor - TRANSCREDITBANK

JSC “TransCreditBank”(general banking license №2142 from the Bank of Russia), established in November 1992, is a top-15 Russian bank by assets. The Bank provides a full range of banking services to corporate and retail clients. As of October 1, 2012, TransCreditBank’s major shareholder is JSC VTB Bank (Moody’s: Baa1, S&P and Fitch: BBB) with 99.6% shares. VTB24 holds 0.07% shares and other legal entities and invividuals hold the remaining 0.33% shares. The Bank’s extensive network of 300 offices covers over 190 cities and communities across Russia (as of July 1, 2012). The Bank has been assigned high credit ratings: BBB- (Stable) from Standard & Poor’s and Baa3 (Stable) from Moody’s.


Russian Highways State Company
- Formation and development of the national highway and motorway network;
- Implementation of concession contracts and other PPP projects in road infrastructure sector;
- Development of roadside infrastructure including multifunctional road service areas;
- Implementation of innovative programs in road sector

Sponsor of special session - URALVAGONZAVOD

Today OJSC “Research and Production Corporation “URALVAGONZAVOD” is one of the largest domestic machine-building complexes. Incorporating nearly 30 industrial enterprises, institutes and design offices of Russia and Europe the corporation has a high research and production potential and offers more than 200 types of military and civil products.

OJSC “Research and Production Corporation “URALVAGONZAVOD” is a known leader in manufacturing freight railway vehicles. In 75 years of its operation more than a million of quality railway vehicles have come off the factory assembly line. Today each third freight car used on the Russian mainlines has been manufactured by URALVAGONZAVOD. In its anniversary year 2011 the corporation manufactured unprecedented quantity of railway vehicles, namely 25 thousand railway cars. This is an absolute record of productivity in the URALVAGONZAVOD history and in the whole industrial sector.

Annually URALVAGONZAVOD manufactures several new up-and-coming models of railway vehicles. The Ural Railcar-Building Design Office is the leading designer in the industrial sector and famous for its innovative designs. The largest Russian carriers are partners of our corporation.    

In its development plans URALVAGONZAVOD pays special attention to large-scale reconstruction of current manufacture. In the course of this reconstruction URALVAGONZAVOD puts into operation the unique modern equipment and innovative technologies intended to improve the quality and competitiveness of the corporation railway vehicles on the Russian and world markets.

Sponsor for Youth Activities - SIBMOST

Sibmost OJSC is one of the leading bridge-building enterprises in the country, that on the basis of modern structures, materials, equipment and technologies implementation and usage provides the full complex of works on construction, reconstruction and repairing of highway and railroads with artificial constructions, bridges, overhead roads, flight strips, airports and other complex engineer constructions.
Sibmost OJSC operates in 12 regions of Russia. Market share of Sibmost OJSC in the sphere of bridges construction in RF is 9%. The main customers of the Company are RF Ministry of transport, RZD OJSC, the Ministry of economic development and trade. Besides this among customers-partners there are local road funds, administrations of regions, cities, enterprises of coal and metallurgical branches, oil and gas workers.

Coffee break sponsor - AEROFLOT - RUSSIAN AIRLINES

Aeroflot is Russia’s de facto National carrier and largest Airline. Aeroflot is a full member of SkyTeam, the second-largest airline alliance in the world. Aeroflot’s fleet, which is among Europe’s most modern, youngest and fastest growing and consists of 126 aircrafts, with its backbone formed by modern Airbus A320 and A330-family.Through its hub at   Sheremetievo Airport in Moscow, Aeroflot under the Winter schedule 2012-2013, operates flights to 116 destinations in 50 countries (31 destinations in Russia) and Cargo flights - 7 destinations.


FSUE “MORSVIAZSPUTNIK” is the Russian licensed operator of the INMARSAT Global Mobile Satellite Communications System. The company offers a complete portfolio of communications and navigation services including mobile satellite communications for all kind of transport vehicles. 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.


United Wagon Company incorporated in 2012 to manage Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant and RAIL1520, an operating lessor.  
United Wagon Company’s aim is to develop an integrated provider of railway services, including the manufacturing, operating lease, engineering and maintenance of freight cars. Its strategic objective is to become a leader in the 1520 gauge region.   
Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant was launched in 2012. It produces a number of freight car types on the basis of a new generation design of Barber bogie. A widespread introduction of these freight cars will help to set a new industry standard for Russian railway transport. At its full capacity the Plant will produce around 13,000 new generation freight cars, 90,000 tonnes of railway castings and 65,000 wheel sets annually.
Operating lessor RAIL1520 was incorporated in 2011 and has become a fast growing operator in the market for long-term leasing of freight cars. The company’s fleet is currently 5,000 freight cars. RAIL1520’s objective is to expand its leasing operation to 60,000 railcars by 2016 and to become a leading player in the operating leasing market of rolling stock in Russia.
The combination of a freight car manufacturing plant and an operating lessor, to be later complemented with in-house maintenance and engineering operations, will create a significant synergy and will help United Wagon Company to provide its customers with integrated complex solutions for railway transportation.


CJSC “Transmashholding” (TMH) – is the major vehicle manufacturing company of Russia. It manufactures diesel & electric locomotives and rail buses, passenger cars and freight wagons, metro cars, diesel engines for different purposes, car casting. TMH performs repair of electric multiple units, passenger cars and metro cars. The company is a key supplier of rolling stock for the JSC Russian Railways.

Supported by - VAD

Closed joint-stock company "VAD" is formed 5/26/1994 of year. The general director - the Honourable worker of transport of Russia, honourable road builder of Russia Abramov Valery Vjacheslavovich. Joint-Stock Company "VAD" carries out all kinds of works at building, reconstruction, capital and operating repair of highways of all technical categories and airfields of airdromes. Carries out functions of the general contractor. The enterprise is a member of SRO NP of "FASHIONS" SOYUZDORSTROY». The certificate № 006.02-2009-7802059185-С-017 from August, 10th, 2010 Joint-Stock Company " VAD " has the license for realization of works with use of the data making the state secret. Registration number 3940 from 8/8/2008 Enterprise staff exceeds 2,5 thousand persons. All company management has the higher vocational education, and workers – high qualification. 19 persons are awarded ranks «Honourable road builder of Russia».

Supported by - GAZPROMBANK

Gazprombank (Open Joint-Stock Company) is the third largest bank in the Russian Federation in terms of total assets and equity.
The Bank’s principal business areas are corporate banking, retail banking, investment banking and depositary services. Its banking activities also include securities trading, foreign exchange operations, precious metals operations, clearing operations and settlement services.
The Bank has a wide distribution network of 43 branches and over 300 banking outlets located throughout the Russian Federation. GPB also has ownership interests in three Russian banks.
Gazprombank is represented in the markets of Belarus, Armenia and Switzerland through ownership interests in three foreign banks. Gazprombank also has representative offices in Mongolia, China and India.

Supported by - EVRAZ

EVRAZ is a vertically integrated steel, mining and vanadium business with operations in the Russian Federation, Ukraine, USA, Canada, Czech Republic, Italy and South Africa. EVRAZ is among the top 20 steel producers in the world based on crude steel production of 16.8 million tonnes in 2011. In 2011 EVRAZ sold 15.5 million tonnes of steel products. A significant portion of the company's internal consumption of iron ore and coking coal is covered by its mining operations. The company's consolidated revenues for the year ended 31 December 2011 were US$16,400 million and consolidated EBITDA amounted to US$2,898 million. The H1 2012 consolidated revenue was US$7,619 million and the H1 2012 EBITDA was US$1,175 million.


The company was founded in 1999 in St. Petersburg. It is one of the leading Russian operators specialising in oil and petroleum product transportation, using its own train compositions. BaltTransServis’ services include the development of delivery arrangement charts for petroleum products on the “from plant gate to ship” principle. BaltTransServis has offices in Moscow, Yaroslavl, Ryazan, Voronezh, Samara, Murmansk, Kaliningrad and Dno. In 2008, BaltTransServis acquired the Ivanovo wagon repair yard to service its own rolling stock. BaltTransServis is part of the Globaltrans Investment PLC.


New Forwarding Company is among the leaders in organising transportation of metals, production of mining and processing companies, oil and other products.  The company has its own rolling stock and locomotive fleet, a single 24/7 dispatcher centre and cars repair division. With its broad network of branches, the company is capable of rapidly making transportation arrangements, timely supplying railcars and of keeping track of cargo movement along the entire route. The company’s major customers are Russia’s largest industrial companies. New Forwarding Company is part of the Globaltrans Investment PLC.

Supported by - PETROLESPORT

OJSC Petrolesport (PLP) is the second largest stevedoring company in the St. Petersburg’s Bolshoy Port. PLP is a leading container and RO-RO terminal in the North West of Russia which handles various other kinds of cargo, including refrigerated and bulk cargoes.  Petrolesport is part of the Global Ports Investments PLC.


Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company LLC is the largest container terminal in the Far East of Russia operating in the premises of the Vostochny Port.  Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company is part of the Global Ports Investments PLC.


TransContainer is the subsidiary of Russian Railways, operating in the rail container market since 2006.
Nowadays TransContainer is the leading intermodal container transportation company in Russia. We own and operate more than 24,000 flatcars, about 59,000 ISO containers, a network of rail-side container terminals – located at 46 railway stations in Russia – and operate container terminals in Slovakia and Kazakhstan. The Company controls also of 67% of the shares of Kedentransservice JSC, a leading private operator of a network of rail terminals in Kazakhstan.
TransContainer offers customers integrated container transportation and logistics solutions, including rail container transportation, last-mile truck deliveries, terminal handling as well as customs clearance and other freight forwarding and logistics services. The Company is able to provide solutions for  container cargo delivery in every volume and at any level of complexity.