January 25 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has opened a second Russian office in Moscow in addition to its presence in St Petersburg.

Managing director for WWL Russia, Søren Tousgaard Jensen explained: "Automotive and rolling equipment importers as well as foreign companies building up local production have their main offices in Moscow, and we want to be close in order to support their logistics needs in the best possible way." The city is also a hub for several rail and trucking companies.

The Moscow office will be run by Boris Kaportsev, corporate account manager for rolling equipment customers, andDmitri Vostrikov, corporate account manager for auto customers.

St Petersburg will continue to be the WWL head office in Russia.