Business Partners

Strategic Partners

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.

The enterprise consists of its headquarters and 16 branches located in 19 regions of the Russian Federation where over 6,5 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 31 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.


Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) – one of the leading classification societies in the world – 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). Over 90 per cent of the world merchant fleet come under the rules developed by the IACS members. Four times RS chaired IACS, for the last time in 2011-2012.

A century long experience in surveying sophisticated ships and offshore facilities,  approximately 1500 employees (over 850 of them being surveyors) and more than 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 oil tankers, bulk carriers, containerships and LNG carriers.

RS is the global leader in the development of ice class requirements. A significant share of the ships under construction to the RS class are ice-reinforced.
RS is the only classification society in the world to have civil nuclear-powered ships in its class.

The high quality of the RS ship survey services is systematically confirmed by audit results of maritime administrations that have authorised RS to perform survey and issue relevant documents to ships as well as by annual port state control assessment of the recognised organisations.

RS is recognised by the EU, maritime administrations of 70 flag states. RS is an associate member of INTERTANKO, INTERCARGO and BIMCO.


Official Bank-Sponsor

Official Partner

Aeroflot is Russia’s de facto National carrier and largest Airline and operates regular flights to 131 destinations in 50 countries.

Founded on March 17, 1923, Aeroflot is among the world’s oldest airlines and one of Russia’s most recognised brands.

In the first nine months of 2016, Aeroflot carried 21.7 million passengers (10.4 per cent up year on year)

To meet the needs of its passengers, Aeroflot is increasing its fleet, which is among the world’s youngest

Aeroflot’s fleet consists of 190 aircraft which are modern Airbus A320-family, A330, Boeing 737, Boeing 777 and Sukhoi Superjet 100 airliners. 

Aeroflot has been certified with the 4-Star Airline Rating by Skytrax, the leading independent authority on airline quality. It has also five times been named Best Airline in Eastern Europe at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.

Aeroflot is committed to deploying the most effective information technologies to increase service quality and economic efficiency and relies on modern systems to power its Internet bookings. The company offers its passengers

the most advanced self-service check-in options and in-flight amenities, including widening mobile phone and Internet access.

Aeroflot was the first Russian carrier to be included in IATA’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Registry. The company also obtained the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) certification.


General Sponsor

Port Management Company is a leading company managing the largest coal ports in Russia.

Port Management Company is the sole executive body of the Russian largest coal terminals, which are located in the Russian Far East - JSC "Vostochny Port" and in the Russian North West – JSC "Rosterminalugol".

In 2015 the total throughput of the specialized terminals under the control of Port Management Company exceeded 40 million tonnes, which is more than one third of Russian seaborne coal export.

Port Management Company is focusing on:

  • increase in the profitability of port business by providing access to the sea gates of Russia for small, medium and large coal companies,
  • modernization of port equipment,
  • development of innovative technologies,
  • introduction of specialized modern methods of coal handling for the competitiveness of the Russian coal industry.

Under the management of Port Management Company, JSC "Vostochny Port" carries out a large-scale investment project for expansion of the specialized coal terminal opened for all suppliers delivering coal abroad. This expansion will double the annual throughput up to 39 million tonnes.

The project is funded exclusively by the private investor without governmental support.

Introduction of internationally recognized standards of quality management and environment management systems is a top priority of Port Management Company as they guarantee comprehensive implementation of environment protection measures.



JSC Russian Railways is one of the world’s largest rail corporations. It handles colossal volumes of passenger and freight traffic; it’s been awarded the highest financial rating plaudits; its staff are the most exceptionally-qualified experts in all spheres of rail transport; it can call upon an impressive range of scientific and technical resources; and alongside its extensive ongoing building and development plans, it has great experience in international cooperation.

The company’s mission lies in meeting market demands for transportation, increasing the efficiency of its operations, maintaining high-quality services and deep-level integration in Eurasian transport systems.

The company’s core objectives lie in catering to the State’s, businesses’ and individuals’ transportation needs; providing works and services conducted by rail; and ensuring that its operations are profitable. 

The company’s strategic goals are - 

  • expanding the scale of the transport business;
  • improving the company’s performance and financial efficiency;
  • raising service and security standards;
  • deep-level integration in Eurasian transport systems;
  • increasing the company’s financial results and economic performance.


PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) is one of the world's leading shipping companies, specialising in the transportation of crude oil, petroleum products, and liquefied gas, as well as servicing offshore upstream oil and gas installations and equipment. The Group’s fleet comprises 152 vessels with a total deadweight of approximately 13 million tonnes. The company is registered in St. Petersburg with offices in Moscow, Novorossiysk, Murmansk, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, London, Limassol, and Dubai. 

The Group offers a wide range of vessels in the market segments most demanded by major Russian oil and gas companies. With its own technical development and unique approach to advanced technologies, Sovcomflot has the ability to meet the most demanding customer requirements, providing effective transportation for oil & gas companies. 


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.


Sponsor of Registration

FSUE “State Air Traffic Management Corporation in the Russian Federation” (FSUE “State ATM Corporation”) is the national air navigation service provider, the largest company of the Russian air transport sector.

The Joint Air Traffic Management System of the Russian Federation is part of the global air navigation system. The total airway distance covered by the company is about 700,000 km. Over 1.4 million flights are handled annually, and over 1,000 aircraft at a time are under control by FSUE “State ATM Corporation” air traffic controller

The main objectives of the company are to ensure safe and regular civil aviation flight operations and to establish a single air traffic management system.



State Transport Leasing Company is one of the leading companies in the Russian leasing market, a diversified leasing company being one of the top 5 leasing companies by volume of the leasing portfolio, an industry leader in the aircraft and water transport leasing sectors.
The sole shareholder of the company is the Russian Federation represented by the Ministry of Transport.

STLC is an implementation tool of the state policy of control and development of the Russian transport industry.

Its principal activities are the leasing of air transport, sea and river vessels, railway vehicles, trucks and special equipment as well as energy-efficient urban passenger transport, including gas and electricity propelled vehicles.

STLC also facilitates the utilization of Russia’s transit potential, and develops transport and infrastructure projects using the leasing mechanism.

Due to access to a wide range of funding sources and strong partnerships with reputable manufacturers and suppliers of transport technology STLC can offer its customers attractive financial and service conditions for the leasing of various types of machinery and equipment, while providing an individual approach to the structuring of an individual transaction.


Closed Joint-Stock Company VAD was incorporated under Resolution No. 330 of the Vyborgskaya District Administration of St. Petersburg, dated 26 May 1994. The company’s General Director: Valeriy Abramov, Honoured Transportation Worker of Russia and Honoured Road Construction Worker of Russia.

VAD performs all types of work related to the design, construction, reconstruction, capital repair and maintenance of roads of all technical categories, aviation infrastructure facilities and other technically complex facilities. It also acts as a general contractor.

The company is a member of the Self-Regulating Organization Non-Profit Inter-Regional Association of Road Construction Companies Soyuzdorstroy, Certificate No. 0006.07-2009-7802059185-С-017, dated 30 May 2014.

As of 1 January 2016, VAD employs 4200 people. All the company executives hold degrees in their professional fields and all workers are highly skilled. Twenty one employees have been awarded the title of Honoured Road Construction Worker of Russia.


Research and Production Corporation “Uralvagonzavod” is one of the biggest machine-building complexes of Russia with high technological capabilities, extensive manufacturing facilities, highly-qualified human resources and talented designers.

Currently “Uralvagonzavod” integrates about 40 industrial enterprises, design offices and research institutes being the reputable designers and manufacturers of articles for army, railways, urban infrastructures, road-building companies, farming sector as well as for space, aviation and oil-and-gas industries in Russia and abroad.

The Corporation products have made a substantial contribution to development of domestic machine-building industry. Its product range comes to more than 200 types of articles for various purposes. Nowadays “Uralvagonzavod” pays special attention to development of innovative rolling stock. The “Uralvagonzavod” railway products meet the highest technical and operational requirements.


LLC «RUSENERGOSBYT» was established in 2002 and now it’s one of the largest energy supply companies operating in the Russian Federation.  The first clients of «RUSENERGOSBYT» were large industrial enterprises, which were able to evaluate the effectiveness of the electricity supply from the wholesale market.

In 2016 the Company celebrates the tenth anniversary of efficient cooperation with its European shareholder - energy concern ENEL. Applying best practices of ENEL under the specifics of the Russian electricity market LLC « RUSENERGOSBYT» managed to take a leading position on the Russian energy-sales sector.

«RUSENERGOSBYT» supplies electricity to more than 60 regions from Saint Petersburg to the Far East and operates as a Guarantee Supplier on the federal level, having obtained this status in the territory of 17 regions. The structure of the company includes 9 branches and the central office in Moscow.

Client portfolio of «RUSENERGOSBYT» consists of more than 105 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 wide range of companies activities, professionalism of employees and years of experience in developing of complex projects let us provide an individual approach to client’s needs, choosing the best way of collaboration with the consumer.

Priority task «RUSENERGOSBYT» team is providing a full range of services to clients: from individual calculation of the consumption volume to the full contract maintenance.


Trud JSC

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 2250 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.


Conference Sponsors

Joint Stock Company «GLONASS» is an operator of the Government automated information system «ERA-GLONASS». The system is aimed at mitigating severity of road accident consequences due to reduction of time that is required to transmit emergency calls regarding road accidents and other accidents on Russian roads to the relevant emergency response services and implementation of navigation and information technologies in the Russian Federation.

The mission of the Joint Stock Company «GLONASS» is as follows:

  • to carry out government aims in increasing road safety and decreasing number of fatalities caused by road accidents;
  • to build innovative navigation and information environment in order to increase quality and accessibility of transport services for people and economy of the Russian Federation;
  • to develop advanced services and facilities that use GLONASS technologies on domestic and foreign markets.


Russian Highways (Avtodor) 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 project, Central Ring Road in Moscow region project.

Long-term Performance Program of Avtodor (2010 – 2020) stipulates EUR 18,814 bln of investments of which EUR 6,595 bln is private funding*.

* Ex rate EUR / RUB = 70


Congress Partner

JSC High-Speed Rail Lines the associated company of Russian Railways charged with the realization of the development of high-speed rail lines projects in Russia.

At the moment JSC High-Speed Rail Lines has functions of project office for the  Moscow — St. Petersburg high-speed rail line project  preparation (HSR 1) for the international infrastructure provider selection tender.

JSC High-Speed Rail Lines mission:
Supplying of creation and development of high-speed railways network in Russia.

For its mission JSC High-Speed Rail Lines defines following goals:

  • Forming of technical and management competences for the development of high-speed rail lines projects.
  • Forming of the regulatory system for the realization of high-speed rail line projects in line with private-public partnership principles.
  • Harmonization of international standards and creation of national standards for high-speed rail lines as part of international standards.


Partner of Business Breakfast

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 620 ECM and DCM deals, which have attracted in excess of USD 242bn worth of investments into Russia and the CIS.

For the first time in the history of investment banking, a Russian institution, VTB Capital, now stands shoulder to shoulder with the world’s largest international financial corporations.

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.

  • The Best Investment Bank in Russia by Euromoney, Global Finance, Finance Monthly and EMEA Finance on an annual basis
  • 2015: #1 research team  in the Extel
  • 2011-2015: top-3 research team by Institutional Investor All-Russia Investor Survey
  • 2011-2016: the Best Equities Sales and Trading firm in Russia by Institutional Investor All-Russia Survey and Extel Survey

VTB Capital operates in London, Singapore, Dubai, Hong Kong, Sofia, New York, Zug, Paris, Vienna, Frankfurt, with headquarters in Moscow.


Linguistic Partner

Common Sense Advisory Inc. recognised TransLink Translation Agency as the leading translation company in Russia. TransLink has established itself in the area of translation and interpretation in various fields (technical, economic, medical, legal and other types of translations) since 2003. TransLink LLC is holder of the EN certificate 'Translation services - Service requirements'. The head office of the company is located in Moscow with branches in Ukraine and Switzerland.


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NCSP Group is the largest port operator in Russia, which accounts for some 20% of the total cargo traffic at Russian seaports, and one of the leading stevedoring operators in Europe by volumes.

NCSP Group provides stevedoring and logistic services at Russia’s largest seaport Novorossiysk on the Black Sea, and at its’ second largest port of Primorsk on the Baltic Sea, as well as at the Port of Baltiysk in the Kaliningrad Region.

NCSP Group operates multifaceted terminal, which are able to transship all types of seaborne cargo – liquid, bulk, general, and containers.

NCSP Group volumes totaled 140 million tons in 2015. Group’s consolidated revenue totaled $877 million in 2015, and EBITDA $657 million.

NCSP Group consists of PJSC Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port, LLC Primorsk Trade Port, JSC Novorossiysk Grain Terminal, JSC Novorossiysk Shipyard, JSC NCSP Fleet, JSC NLE, OJSC IPP, Baltic Stevedore Company LLC, and JSC SFP.

NCSP Group is traded on Moscow Exchange (NMTP) and London Stock Exchange as GDRs (NCSP).


JSC Federal Passenger Company is the largest subsidiary of JSCo Russian Railways engaged in the transportation of passengers by long-distance trains across Russia and internationally. The Company also provides its clients with services to transport cars in car carriers and baggage in specialized compartments.

The Company comprises 15 branches and 3 subsidiaries offering baggage and freight transportation services, travel services and supplying passenger trains with beverages, food and non-food items.

Today JSC Federal Passenger Company is staffed with about 70 thousand employees. More than half of them are working as team members of train crews.

The Company's passenger trains run along 86 thousand kilometers of JSCo RZD's network of tracks. Seventeen international JSC FPC routes connect Russia with France, Germany, Poland, Austria, Czech Republic, Monaco, Italy, Finland, China, Mongolia, North Korea and other European and Asian countries. 


EVRAZ is a vertically integrated steel and mining business with operations in the Russian Federation, Ukraine, USA, Canada, Czech Republic, Italy, Kazakhstan and South Africa. EVRAZ is among the top steel producers The company employs approximately 90 000 people.

 EVRAZ principal activities are:

  • Manufacturing steel and steel products;
  • Iron ore mining and enrichment;
  • Coal mining;
  • Manufacturing vanadium products;
  • Trading operations and logistics.


  • A vertically integrated global steelmaker;
  • One of the lowest cost global steel producers;
  • The market leader in construction steel products;
  • The leading global supplier of rails;
  • One of the world leaders in the production of vanadium.


PJSC TransContainer is the largest Russian container operator, which owns 45 terminals in all freight hubs of Russia and 19 railway terminals in Kazakhstan, and operates Dobra container terminal located on the Slovak-Ukrainian border. The Company's sales network includes more than 120 sales offices in Russia, CIS, Europe and Asia. PJSC TransContainer is the largest owner of specialized rolling stock fleet in Russia, CIS and Baltic countries: more than 24 thousand fitting platforms and approximately 64.5 thousand large capacity containers are in the Company's possession. The Company has a unique experience of efficient operation of wagon and container fleet on more than 300,000 routes in Russia and abroad.

In 2016, PJSC TransContainer celebrates its 10th anniversary; over these years, the Company has been successfully doing business on the market of transportation and logistics services. A special attention is given to the development of international transportation between APR and EU countries.



OTEKO group is the largest private investor in the port infrastructure of the south of Russia. The total aggregate investments in the development of OTEKO projects in the port of Taman by the present moment have amounted to $2,5 bln. The LPG, oil and oil products transshipment complexes with the capacity of 19,9 MM tons per year have been put into operation. Dry Bulk Terminal for transshipment of coal, iron ore, sulphur and mineral fertilizers with the capacity of 35 MM tons per year will start its operation in 2018, and Grain Terminal with the capacity of 14.5 MM tons per year – in 2019.

OTEKO group and the Krasnodar Region Administration signed the Protocol of Intent in the sphere of investments, whereby OTEKO plans to invest, inclusive of already made investments, more than $8 bln in the construction of hi-tech «Port and industrial park» on the Taman Peninsular.

OTEKO group owns and runs the park of 15000 oil-loading rail tank cars, has railway rolling stock of long-distance and shunting locomotives.


Research and Production Corporation “United Wagon Company” is the market leader in innovative railcar building in the 1520 mm gauge area. UWC manufactures and distributes freight railcars with improved technical and economic characteristics. The new generation rolling stock is characterized by higher capacity, longer life, operational reliability and lower life cycle costs, which determines its economic advantage in comparison with the railcars based on the old generation bogies.

Railway holding includes manufacturing enterprises Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant, TikhvinChemMash and NPC “Springs”, leasing companies under the RAIL1520 brand, the car-repair enterprise TAP “Titran-Express” and All-Union Research and Development Centre for Transportation Technology.


CJSC Transmashholding is the biggest Russian company in the transport engineering industry, the world’s leader in railway engineering in actual volume of production. 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.


JSC «SUEK» is one of the leading coal mining companies in the world, Russia's largest coal manufacturer, as well as a supplier to domestic and international markets. Mining, processing, transport, and service enterprises of SUEK are located in seven regions of Russia. SUEK enterprises employs more than 32,000 people. In 2016 for the first time for Company’s 15-year history SUEK increases coal mining production up to 100 million tons.



"Novosibirskavtodor" it is a vertically integrated group of companies, offers the whole complex of works upon design, construction, reconstruction, the repair and maintenance of roads and engineering structures.

The geography of the company includes 16 regions of Russian Federation.

More than twenty years  experience of successful realization of various complex projects in the fields of road construction, wide range of professional competence, modern park of machines, the latest scientific developments-characterized "Novosibirskavtodor" as a reliable partner for government and private customers.