On July 23, Russia's St. A cooperation agreement was signed in St. Petersburg.
The agreement was signed by Rosatom General Manager Aleksey Likhachev and DP World Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem.
The agreement envisions Rosatom seeking to develop its logistics business, and DP World, a world leader in logistics activities, to combine their efforts to develop pilot container shipping between Northwest Europe and East Asia using Arctic support transport infrastructure. The Northern Sea Route (NSR) national infrastructure operator and international global logistics leader believe that their collaboration in developing and testing Arctic-based integrated cargo transport infrastructure services will offer the opportunity to guide the market to an optional cargo transport that will improve the sustainability of Eurasian goods exchange and world trade in general. believes.
In his statement on the subject, ROSATOM General Manager Aleksey Likhachev said, “New opportunity doors that can help reduce the ecological footprint with advanced low carbon energy solutions to be implemented with shorter routes and in the most appropriate time interval to establish a sustainable transport infrastructure in the Arctic, develop Eurasian transit opens,” he said.
Regarding the signed agreement, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman and CEO of DP World, said: “As the world's leading provider of smart, end-to-end logistics supply chain, DP World is Russia's key player in diversifying trade flows between Asia and Europe supports their efforts. The Northern Transit Corridor has the expectation of shorter transit times between East and West. DP World has already committed to invest $2 billion in the Russian Direct Investment Fund. We will continue to work with our partners in Russia to find solutions that will enable the sustainable development of the Northern Transit Corridor.”