(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 29. Representative
office of German company Hellmann Worldwide Logistics in
Azerbaijan, together with its partners, is launching a block train
from China to Europe in transit through Azerbaijan, representative
office told Trend .
Block train will depart from the Chinese city of Suzhou (located
100 kilometers from Shanghai).
According to company representative, the block train will
deliver goods not only for transit to Europe, but also for local
market of Azerbaijan.
'The train includes 41 wagons with 40-foot containers. It will
go from Suzhou to the border of Kazakhstan by rail. After arriving
in Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan Railways will deliver the containers to
the port of Aktau, where they will be loaded onto a feeder ship and
sent to the port of Azerbaijan's Baku,' spokesman for Hellmann
He also said that Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, being an
international logistics company, had previously transported these
goods to Europe via Russia.
'However, due to the current geopolitical situation, our route
has been changed,' he added.
According to him, this route will be one of the first projects
organized by commercial companies.
'We expect this project to perform well. It is planned to launch
regular flights on this route once or twice a month,' Hellmann
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