Luka Koper attractive also for Russian traffic movements

22.09.2006

The Minister of Transport of Slovenia, Mr Janez Božič visited the Russian Federation during September 18 and 21. Mr Robert Časar, President of the Management Board of Luka Koper, d.d. was part of the Minister delegation. During the ministerial visit of Mr Božič with his Russian colleague Mr Igor Levitin, president Časar presented the Port of Koper and our development plans. The Russian Minister was particularly interested into development of new business and logistics opportunities through corridor no. 5 and Luka Koper. It is expected that major growth of traffic is possible in  import direction of  cars from Far East and perishables from the Mediterranean as well as export of timber and containers from Russian Federation to the Mediterranean.