The railway operator UNICON 1520 (part of United Wagon Company) has signed a contract to provide services for transportation of liquid cargos in tanks to URALCHEM-TRANS (transport subsidiary of JSC United Chemical Company URALCHEM).
UNICON 1520 will provide services to URALCHEM-TRANS for transportation of chemical freights in Russia and Eastern Europe using tanks fitted to platforms with carrying capacity up to 72 tons.
The tank container fleet of UNICON 1520 is highly adaptable and is suited to transport a wide range of chemicals, food products and LPG, as well as providing transport in specialized and SWAP-containers. The fleet is assembled with assistance from EXSIF and Eurotainer, which are leaders on the leasing market for volume-carrying rolling stock.
Victor Ivanov, the Executive Director of UNICON 1520, commented:
"We offer our customers more than freights transportation: we can now provide tailor-made complex logistics solutions. We are proud to have URALCHEM-TRANS as our first customer. I am confident that we will be able to meet the exacting requirements, which are in place for the transportation of hazardous freights in tank containers. "
Alexey Koloshyan, Deputy Director for Transport Operations at URALCHEM-TRANS, commented:
"United Wagon Company sets standards on the rail transport market and we expect that cooperation with its transportation subsidiary will improve the quality of our carrying operations, optimizing cost and delivery times for our goods."