November 16 - Haval Motor Manufacturing Rus, a subsidiary of Chinese car manufacturer Great Wall Motors, has contracted Fesco Transportation Group to deliver production equipment to the Haval car plant, under construction in the Tula region of Russia.
Under the contract, Fesco will transport equipment from China, South Korea and Germany to the construction site in the Uzlovaya industrial park.
Fesco will deliver approximately 1,150 containers, plus oversized heavy equipment, including painting lines and pressing equipment lines for the production of car body parts.
For cargoes from Asian countries, Fesco will utilise marine lines via the Commercial Port of Vladivostok, block trains to Moscow and road transport to the project site.
"Cooperation with Great Wall Motors is in line with our strategy aimed at the development of project logistics, expansion of the portfolio of contracts with major customers and increasing the amount of work with oversized equipment," explained Aleksandrs Isurins, president of Fesco.
The estimated completion date for deliveries is September 2018. The plant, which will have a total area of 2.16 million sq m, is planned to be operational in 2019.