|11:00||seaRole of International Coordinating Council on TransSiberian Transportation in Materializing Potentials of TransSiberian Landbridge|
The International Coordinating Council on TransSiberian Transportation has been established at the International Conference on Transportation of cargo via the TransSiberian railway Mainline held in Moscow on November 23,1993.
The Declaration of the International Conference reads "The participants of the International Conference on Transportation of cargo on the TransSiberian railway Mainline taking into consideration the importance of the "TransSiberian Landbridge" for the economical community in matters of developing trade and international economic relations between the countries of Europe and Asia and proceeding from the necessity of providing a service to meet the requirements of the world transport market and also taking into consideration the economical and social development taking place in the present world, decided to establish an International Coordinating Council on TransSiberian Transportation".
At the moment the CCTST has 84 members:
The Ministry of Railway Transport of Russia,
The Ministry of Transport of Russia,
The State Customs Committee of Russia,
The railway administrations of the Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Hungary, Finland, Poland, Germany, Slovakia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Mongolia;
Shipping companies, seaports, associations of operators and forwarders, as well as major individual forwarding companies.
The Chairman of the Council is the Mr.